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TIIE CITIZEN, FRIDAY, SUIT. 15, 1011.
State Heads at Spring Lake.
WESTERNERS IN SPEGIAL CAR.
Thirty of Forty-eight Executives As
semble In Annual Conference
Jersey Summer Resort to Dis
cuss National Questions.
Spring Lako. N. J., Sept. 12. Tho
annual conference of governors opened
hero this morning. Efforts to get the
governors to discuss political condi
tions in their home states and tha
nation at lnrg6 are futile and the
score or more of newspapermen who
descended upon the visitors are able
to get but llttlo satisfaction.
Governor Judson Harmon of Ohio
was one who had to answer many
questions, and he reflected the scutl
ments of the whole group when ho
said that he had come here to gather
in a lot of information from the others,
who undoubtedly had come on tho
same mission, and he was not going
to talk politics at a nonpartisan gath
ering. The meeting opened this morning
when Governor Wilson of Now .let
sey told the visitors how gratified ho
is to welcome them in this state.
Governor Joseph M. Cary of Wyom
ing made tho response. In addition
to forming a temporary organization,
Governor A. E. Wlllson of Kentucky
delivered an address on the possibil
ities of tho governors' conference.
This afternoon the governors learned
why Governor Norrls of Montana and
Governor O'Neal of Alabama think
the powers of tho executives should
There has been but one oiiange
necessary in the program. Governor
John A. Dix of New York, who is to
deliver nn nddress on thp Inheritance
tax and state comity, will not be able
to get here on Thursday and that sub
ject has been put over until Friday
afternoon. Governor Dencen of Illin
ois, who waB to dellTer an address on
employers' liability tomorrow,, cannot
come because of the necldent in which
he broke his leg. and Governor M. E.
llay of Washington has been substi
tuted. This will occupy the time of
tho conference tomorrow afternoon.
Of tho thirty odd governors here
Governor McGovorn .of Wisconsin is
the only one who was officially au
thorized by the legislature to attend
the conference, although some states
Sixteen of the thlrty-flve governors
arrived here yesterday afternoon
ready to start work today. The" first
arrival was Governor Hay of Wash
ington and he was followed shortly
by Governor Gilchrist of Florida and
Governor Kltchln of North Carolina,
whose presence was very much In
doubt. The lvlstors from the west
came in a special car and were greeted
a't the station by tho members of a
citizens' reception committee, tho
chairman of which was former Gov
ernor J. Franklin Fort.
Spring Lake entertained tbo visitors
last night with a big display of fire
works. A 1,200 foot court of honor
has been erected approaching tho new
Monmouth hotel, where the meetings
will bo held, and this is Illuminated,
as has boon the boardwalk. Nearly
every house in town displays the na
tional flag. Tonight Governor Wilson
will give a reception for tho visitors
and tomorrow tho whole party goes to
Fort Ilancock on a special train.
PAYS TO BE A PREACHER.
New Orleans Clergyman's Fees From
Weddings Amount to $50,000.
New Orleans, Sept. 12. That tho
ministry is a paying proposition from
a worldly standpoint was borne out
by a statement that from wedding
fees aloue in his twenty-seven years
as rector of Trinity Episcopal church
of this city, the Rev. A. Gvrdon
Bakewell has received $50,000. Rev.
Mr. BakewclPs statistics show that
during his pastorate hero he has per-
formed 10,030 wedding ceremonies,
' ...1. t . 1. 1 1
iur Hiucu ue ruceivvu uu average ieo
of $5. lie has baptized 1,003 babies
ana uas omciatea at 12,001 funerals.
CAR DITCHED, WOMAN DIES.
Special Agent of New York State Labor
Department the Victim.
Blnghamton, N. Y Sept. 12. The
chauffeur employed by Miss Woer
shoffer of New York was taken ill
yesterday at Walton and when she
attempted to drive to Deposit to take
an Erlo train near Cannonsvllle, the
car was ditched and Miss Woershof
fer received injuries from which Bho
died at Cannonsvllle today. Physicians
were called from the Roosevelt Hos
pital, Now York, to attend her. Miss
Woershoffer was a special agent for
tbo state department of labor.
Congressman Latta Worse.
Rochester, Mlnu, Sept 12. Tho con
dition of Congressman J. P. Latta of
Nebraska, who undermcnt a serious op
eration in this city somo time ago, has
taken a turn for the worse. While he
has made somo recovery, tho outlook
is not so bright as a few days ago.
Shakor Sister Dead.
Thompsonvllle. Conn., Sept. 12.
Sister S. Emily Copley, one of the
oldest Enfield Shakers and for thirty
one years a trusteo of tho North
Shaker family, is dead.
AllOUT PEOPLE'S NAMES.
Pcoplo Llvo Up to Them nud Muko
A person will grow to look like
and bo like his or her name. Alger
nons and Reginalds of modern times
look tho part, and owe a deen debt
! of Ingratitude to their parents. A
young ,man named Harold or Mont
morency would ho Justified in hiring
an automobile and running over his
aged parents as they are attempting
to cross tho street on the way home
But it Isn't Just tho society-column
names that a person will come to be
like. Take any name at random,
think of all the people you know
who aro going 'by that nomination,
and see if they aren't all a good
deal the same typo.
Name a girl Gertrude and then
call her Gertio for tho first fifteen
years of her life, and she will inevit
ably become a victim of tho psychol
ogy oi mo name. Sho will chew
gum, wear her hat on one side, and
giggle with slight provocation.
Let us now consider for a moment
tue names John and Ed. Can you
conceive of any man you know by
tne name ot John being named Ed?
To apply Ed. to a man who has
been named John all his life would
he as absurd as to take a staid-looking
minister, remove his black
clothes, shave off his white fringe of
whiskers, and then dress him up in
a plaid cutaway coat, double-breasted
green vest, and brown derby.
John Is a stolid sort of person, in
clined to smoke thoughtfully and
stand with his hands In his trousers'
pockets while you do the talking.
Ed isn't that way at all. Ed Is a
jaunty person. Ho breezes up, carry
ing, perhaps, a baseball extra in one
hand, and begins to talk rapidly of
hatting averages, politics, or what
not. Liko as not he has recently
heard some fool story that ho tells
you almost before he's said good
morning. A man named Ed usually
wears his hat shoved back on his
head. Not infrequently he wears a
cute little stubby mustache and car
ries a slender cane that heightens the
air of Jauntlness. Ed may be a bar
ber, a real estate salesman, or a
broker. John would be found less
frequently in any of these vocations.
He Is more likely to be a street-car
motornian, a plumber, or ft bank
officer. It is an extremely rare thing
for a John to have any sense of hu
mor. Tho strangest name in the list. Is
William. A boy is christened Wil
liam, but may he called Willie, Bill,
or the other variations. His charac
ter will depend on which of the di
minutives people get to calling him
by. If ho should be called Invariably
by the full name, William, tho hoy
will he studious, thoughtful, hard
working, dressing conservatively and
talking almost humanly. Call him
plain Bill and ho may not study
much, but he will organize a baseball
team and have himself elected Cap
tain before he is 10 years old. It is
when the boy William is called Will
that the situation Is serious. Many
boys turn out all right in tho end,
but they have much to overcome.
Throughout thoir early lives there is
a strong tendency to revert to type,
that Is, to look like the hero of a
story In a Sabbath school leaflet,
talk precociously, and make puns
frequently. It will take him twice
as long to learn to chew tobacco as
those of his companions called Bill.
Frank usually means a distinct
typo. A great many livery stable
horses are named Frank, and there
are people who declare that Frank
was originally Intended only for a
horse name. This seems extremely
doubtful, but it must be conceded
that nine men out of ten named
Frank have a bland, quiet manner
like a horse, plod along without say
ing much, are reserved but kindly
disposed. Somo time ago a friend
of mine made an investigation of the
names of bartenders. About 41 por
cent, of all tho bartenders ho inter
viewed were named Frank. This,
however, does not show that a man
named Frank will he any better bar
tender than one named Harry or
Fred. Neither does It show that be
cause a boy is named Frank he Is
going to be a bartender when ho
grows up. Every llttlo while one
finds a Frank selling life Insurance
or clerking In a jewelry store.
People still namo boys Roy and
Clarence. A boy by the name of Roy
runs the risk of getting fat and
pudgy, as If to make his appellation
look still more dinky by comparison.
Just as a young Harold will take
naturally enough to lace collars.
Little Lord Fauntleroy suits and
spring heol shoes, so will a lad called
Henry go In for hound pups as com
panions, crave brass toed boots and
carry fishing worms In bis breast
pocket. Ho will grow up to bo a
man who dresses plainly with a ten
dency to have his clothes too largo
for him, and with a predilection to
ward money rather than art or liter
ature or other highbrow stuff. No
body ever heard of a Henry with a
hobby for old prints or rare bits of
China, but unless ho guards against
It, a Henry may carry a toothbrush
In his vest pocket and read George
B. McCutcheon novels.
George is still one of our leading
joke names. Wo call a colored wait
er George if wo do not know his real
name,- simply because it seems the
most natural namo to call him. But
It Is difficult to chart Georgo out In
confined limits. Tho name has be
come so common that scores of ex
cellent men are named Georgo.
However, If a person answering to
the namo George has developed
strictly according to typo, ho will
wear tight-fitting trousers, patent
leather shoes, white vests, gray al
pine "hats, and tend to use profum
ery. Most of our best barbers aro
named George. Many of them have
dollghtful traits of character and
never say anything about giving a
customer a haircut or "massodge "
until tho customer speaks of it him
self. There Is little chance for a man
named Arthur to be anything but tho
sort that a man named Arthur was
intended to be. Tho odds are largely
In favor of him being called Art, and
then it Is all off. Ho will bang
around haberdasher shops studying
the latest things, and will glory In
wearing a soft shirt with tho collar
fastened together with a gold safety
pin. He will stand on street corners,
in immaculate garb, smoking cigar
ettes, and if ho can afford It may In
extreme cases have his Initials print
ed on his cigarettes. The namo Art
makes its bearer a trifle jaunty, much
as the name Ed does, only in a more
malignant form. He keeps slapping
a man on tho shoulder all tho time
ho's talking to him. Unless ho has
friends who watch him closely a
man with tho Art title will wear a
diamond ring oven If ho has to. buy
it on tho installment plan, and ho
has poor judgment on theatres. He
will go to every punkerlno musical
show that comes to town and enjoy
It, and when at last something fair
ly good happens along ho will admit
to being bored to death.
SHALL THE 1JABY BE ROCKED?
Chicago's Department of Health
Is making an official campaign
against the world-old habit of rock
ing the baby.
Dr. Caroline Hedger, In charge of
tho field nurses, asserts that "tho
best cradle in the world is not a
good thing for a baby to rest in,"
and that "there is no more reason
for tossing a baby about In order to
rest than there is for swinging about
It may bo very presumptuous for
a mere newspaper to tako issue with
an experienced physician like Dr.
Hedger, but on behalf of tho baby
we feel constrained to ask If the
doctor may not bo mistaken in spite
of her technical training?
Rocking tho babies undoubtedly
Is carried to extreme In some cases.
There aro mothers who aro worn
out rocking the cradle. There are
Infants who refuse to close their
eyes without rocking, because they
know that they have only to refuse
In order to be rocked. Wo have no
intention of advocating the kind of
rocking that spoils the child, but
it seems to us that Dr. Hedger Is go
ing too cruelly far when she says
that a baby ought not to be rocked
at all, and that there Is no more ex
cuse for rocking a baby than for
rocking a grown-up.
Is It possible that Dr. Hedgsr was
never rocked In a mother's arms,
or that if sho was, her memory dates
back so short a distance as to enable
her to forget the delights of it? Can
Dr. Hedger not even recall the re
mains of the passion for being rock
ed, which exhibited itself at the ago
of 8, 10 or 12 years in a mania for
Those same swings to-day would
make her violently sick, but they
were the acme of delight in that
transitional stage between babyhood
and youth. The swing is an echo
of infancy. Tou rarely see adults in
swings because they don't need them
and don't want them, and it would
seem logical to suppose that the rea
son children do want them Is be
cause they need them.
Somo of us can remember distinct
ly past the swing age direct to
mother's arms and having such a
vivid recollection of what that rock
ing meant to us of its soothing
qualities, Its power to charm away
grief, to lighten dull moods and to
calm tho wearying restlessness of
ohildhood we should dislike to see
the practice abolished altogether be
cause of the decree of some learned
Tho probabilities, however, are
that the mother Instinct will be too
strong for the edict of Science. Ba
bies always have been rocked and,
bless their clinging hearts! If they
have the right kind of mothers, they
always will be. Harrlsburg Tele
graph. PICNIC AT LAUREL LAKE.
On Aug. 22, 1911, a party of glrU
met at Laurel Lake for a picnic.
Those present wore Lela Keesler, Lil
lian Canfield and Vera M. Rutledge.
Galilee, Pa.; Bertha C. and Harriet
S. Selpp, Tyler Hill; Ruby Keesler,
Canlstota, N. Y.; Helen Bender,
New York City; Harriet Rosencranse,
Hawley, Pa.; Dorothy Lake, Staten
Island and Alma Canfield, and Helen
Jackson of Laurel Lake. A very en
joyable day was passed by all. The
following Is a " jingle " composed by
two of the girls describing the pic
nic: On a sunny day in August
We started out to take
A little picnic by ourselves
Down at Laurel Lake.
The road was hot and dusty,
The way seemed rather long,
But we continued our journey
Singing many a song.
But we were exceedingly lucky,
We girls so bright and gay,
When 'Mr. Selpp, a neighbor,
Chanced along our way.
Wo piled our baskets In his wagon
And then we clambered in,
But after ho had loft us
Wo wished him back again.
At last wo reached tho grove,
And 'neath Its leafy shado
We found a cozy spot
And there our lunc'h cloth laid.
Our luncheon soon was ready,
Then each her place did take,
We sampled first the salad
Which was of Lela's make.
Our cameras were not forgotten,
So when wo had all eat
Wo snapped a few llttlo pictures
Which would be hard to beat.
Soon Alma, a jolly lassie,
Whn Is Rtnvlnir tipnr thnt nlnna
Came to join our party '
With a smile upon her face.
We wero later joined by Dorothy,
A Staten Island girl.
She's a capital hand at rowing,
She makes the oars just whirl.
So we passed the timo in boating
And gathering lilies fair,
Singing songs and telling jokes,
Sitting by tho water there.
Many other sports were indulged in,
Perhaps some wero rather queer,
Till at last we journeyed homeward,
Hoping to meet again next year.
Tho coming attraction "Let
George Do It" will, bo vory enter
talnlng. Don't forget that.
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Republican Candidate. l''or County
FRED A. STODDARD.
Being a resident of one of the ex
treme northern districts of Wayne
county, which has never been repre
sented on the board of county com
missioners, and being also a con
tractor and builder, conversant with
concrete work and bridge building,
and further having a special Interest
in a needed reduction of taxation, I
feel assured that I could discharge
the duties of the office economically
and satisfactorily In every way to
the people. Farmers and real estate
owners hear the heaviest and most
unequal sharo of taxation and should
bo relieved by the burdens being
more equally placed on all classes of
property owners. To this end, If
nominated and elected, I will direct
my best efforts.
FRED A. STODDARD.
FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER.
I hereby announce myself as a
Republican candidate for the nom
ination to the office of County Com
missioner of Wayne county, and re
spectfully solicit tho support of my
friends at tho primaries to be held
on September 30. 1911.
J. L. SHERWOOD.
Preston, Pa., Aug. 15, 1911.
The Farmer's Candidate for
County Commissioner on
the Republican Ticket
Primaries Sept. 30.
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