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J9th YEAR --NO. 75
HONESDALB, WAYNE CO., PA., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1911.
PRICE 2 CENTS
E! JUVENILE CRIME
W. C. T. U. MEETS FREE
IN CENTRAL M. E,
luarterly Convention is
Held Tuesday Evening
HUNDREDS OF DELEGATES and
l'ltlUMKS ATTKM) ENTHUSI
ASTIC OPEN MEETING.
Tho second quarterly session of the
iVssociated Councils of the Royal Ar-
tanum, included in the Northeastern
Pennsylvania district, extending from
vreeland on the South to Sayro, on
the North, was held, Tuesday even
ing, in the Independent building,
lonesdale, when reports from the lo-
l:al lodges were read. Inspiring
Speeches delivered, and a sumptuous
lianquct served the members, friends
lind visiting delegates.
Ira Mann, 'Hazleton, President ot
the association, called the convention
Lo order at 8:23 o'clock. The roll
Ivas called, the minutes of the pre
ceding session, which was held at
Eayre last June, were read, and an
encouraging financial report made 'by
I he treasurer.
President Mann reported that he
lad been very successful In gather
ing members In Northeastern Penn
sylvania. John Scheuer, Jr., Scran-
Jon, chairman of the committee on
he good of the order and entertaln-
Inent recommended to the association
ihat all meetings hereafter should, if
Piossible, be open meetings.
T. M. Millard, scranton, deputy
krand regent of the State, reported
lor the committee on visitation and
louncils, that the matter of visiting
Is doing a great deal of good. "It
leems," he said, to reawaken an in
lerest in the order."
The president appointed the fol
lowing committees: Mileage, Messrs,
IV. G. Pearson, Victor Lauer, Scran
on, and Barnhardt Heller, Hezle
on; next place of meeting, Messrs,
lohn Scheuer, Jr., F. T. Stover,
cranton, and Charles Meyers,
tepresentatlves of the various
icils present were called upon to
irt on conditions in their home
3S. J. P. uberrender, Ashley,
Ided the only discordant note of
'evening, when he tried to get a
Eion 'before the house., to the ef
t " that they revoke the doings
the Erie convention ofthe Grand
I .vi v. t,1' , mi umv '"J per ccmr id
hat which it was at that time." His
, i - i . . r ' , - , '
Inotion was declared out of order.
Councils comprising the North'
lastern Association, with a con
lined membership of over 8,000, are
Is ionows: Ashley, Kingston, An
hraclte (Wllkes-Barre), Plttston,
iioosic, Lackawanna (Scranton),
fcrchoaid, Dunmore, isiectrlc City
I South Side, Scranton), Nay Aug,
usquehanna, Montrose. Towanda.
liueeh Esther, Sayre, Luzerne, Free-
iinu, Mountain Top, White Haven,
Lackawanna Council. No. 1133.
Icranton, with a mombershii) of 400.
tne strongest council in the dis
rlct. Dunmore has the smallest
F. P. Kimble, Esq.. Regent of the
lonesdale Council, reported that
lie council was organized in 1884,
1 1th a membership of 38. composed
If professional and busy business
Iien. Honesdale, he said, " con
ilns more lodges for Its size, than
iny other town to my knowledtre."
I The committee on mileage report-
ia mat twenty-live delegates had
ijgisterea, that their railroad fare
mounted to ?G3.42, and their hotel
ill to $40.50. It was decided to
old the next meeting with the
iiectric City council, South Side.
cranton, Monday, December 18.
Routine business was transacted,
id when the point for the good of
lie order was reached, F. P. Kimble,
isq., iook cnargo or the meeting,
lid welcomed the visiting delegates
) the city or Honesdale.
He stated, In his introductory re-
larks, that the Royal Arcanum was
l-ganized June, 1877, and that to-
Iiy It was composed of 1940 coun
ls, with a membership of 248,000,
lid had paid out in its 34 years' ex-
tence 140,000,000 to widows and
A splendid musical and literary
rogramme was then rendered. The
Iienlng selection was given by the
Ireeman orchestra, composed of
lirr Freeman, J. A. Bodie, Jr., Leon
atz, irani uubms,
C. R. Acker, Scranton. state ren-
isentatlve or the Royal Arcanum.
las the first speaker. He doplored
ie aDsenco or L. It. Gelsscnberger.
lincaster, the state representative,
Iho sent a telegram, stating that
I) nau misseu nis tram connections,
id would be unable to attend' the
eetlng. Mr. Acker is a candidate
Ir Mayor In Scranton. and nut the
lidlenco in rare good humor by his
net our excellent address.
T. H. Russell, Scranton. made a
Iw witty remarks, relating how he
las wont to come to Honesdalo, once
Imontn ror twelve years until about
ur years ago. " The Royal Ar
num," iho said, " has had trouble.
lit trouble was Invented to be over-
A male quartette consisting of
lessrs. C. J. Dibble, Georgo Hey-
pra, juawin muuer, u. ii, Callaway,
Indered a selection with rare taste.
Mrs. Charles Penwarden sweetly
ing " in The uarden of Mv
leart." Miss Lizzie Whitney was
T. M. iMHIard, Scranton, deputy
land regent of the State, made a
Iw remarks. "This la tho first
Ine," ho said, " that we have had
e ladles with us since the forma-
ba of the Northeastern Pennsylva-
associatlon. i always line to be
Use of Them May Lead to
DISTRICT ATTORNEY M. E. SIM
ONS ISSUES WARNING TO
" There are some of our dealers In
tobacco that ought to be more care
ful In selling cigarettes to children.
I believe that that Is one of the
causes that lead the children to com
That is the, way District Attorney
M. E. Simons accounted for the wave
of juvenile crimes that has been
sweeping over the Maple City for the
past year, when asked by a Citizen
man for an expression of opinion on
" There is a penalty attached to It,
and It ought to be enforced," he em
" There are a number of criminal
cases on for October term of court,
but I can't tell until the returns are
all in, just how many there will be,
"There's the Commonwealth vs.
Joseph Ackerman, and C. E. Burr,
and Patrick 'McCann. The charge is
assault and battery, and the alleged
oiiense was committed at Rock Lake.
There's the Commonwealth
against Dominick Luslano, that's our
Italian. The charges are selling llq
uor without a license, selling on Sun
days, and selling to minors. The al
leged offenses were committed at
Gouldsboro, Lehigh township.
There s the Commonwealth
against G. V. Swartz, Ariel, charged
" Then there's the Commonwealth
against Frank Bregar, the name is
spelt several ways, charged with as
sault and battery. The offense Is al
leged to have been committed at
urownvllle, Clinton township. 1
mieres tne common wealth vs.
Joe Skubltz, another name spelt sev
eral different ways. He is charged
with pointing a gun at the prosecu
tor and making threats at Brown-
That's all we have now. It's
nam to ten just now how many
cases we'll have. The practice among
some of'our.juBtlcesJs.to keep their
triuiHuniJia until just tierore the
grano. jury, instead of sending them
in, as tney snouid, right away.
" There's only two prisoners in the
county jail, uominick Luslano and
mirtman serving term. That's all.
" There will probably be as much
business at October term as usual.
ine last term was very light.
"There are very few civil cases
listed for trial. The attorney's didn't
seen anxious to place civil cases on
trial. There's only four civil cases
placed on trial. There Is no danger
oi uispensing with court, we'll have
court in October."
The civil cases listed for trial at
uctouer term are: Cole vs. Cole,
Adrax. assumpsit, Lee plf., Kimble,
deft., Walentynowicz vs. Allen et al.,
trespass, oearie ana salmon, plf .;
Mumford, dft.; Klansner vs. De
ureun, trespass, Searle and Salmon,
plf., Mumford, deft.: Ainey and
Spencer vs. Keen, assumpsit, McCarty
pit,; sinions, ueit.
where the ladies are." Great ap
Victor Lauer, Scranton, who Is
Known as the most talkative man in
Scranton, made a great hit with the
audience in his witty speech. " Tho
Royal Arcanum was organized," he
said, "by nine men for the protection
AIlss Elsie Jacobs delighted the
company with a piano solo. Miss
Harriet Arnold sang "Kentucky
Babe," with a droll Southern accent,
and was applauded to the echo.
Miss Bessie Brown was the accom
panist. Attorney F. P. Kimble made the
hit of tho evening when he said:
" We get Scranton papers hero
sometimes, but they're always a day
late. You'll lind the news in the
Honesdale papers the day before it
On motion of C. R. Acker, Scran
ton, a rising vote of thanks was
extended the Honesdale Council for
their hospitality, following which the
delegates and invited guests repair
ed to the 'banquet hall where they
enjoyed dainty refreshments. Thos.
Russell, Scranton, recited " The Cot
ter's Saturday Night," and Victor
Lauer, Scranton, led in "Schnitzel
bank," during the gastronomical
part of theprogramme.
It was a great evening, the pleas
ure of which will bo remembered for
many days to come. Tho editor of
the Independent, who is a member
of the local council, threw open his
office to the visiting delegates where
registrations . were made. Visiting
Scranton: P. J. W. Caff rev. F. L.
Stover, Victor Lauer, Hon. John
Hcneuer, Jr., u. B. Nesbitt, T. F.
Denman, C. R. Acker. Thomas
Russell, W, G. Pearson, P. J.
Thdmas, W. A. Williams, G. W.
Daniels, F. W. Bevan, Will G. Pear
son. Wllkes-'Barro: Charles Myers. Wm.
Carhondale: W. E. Bennett. E. D.
Hazleton: Bernhardt Heller. Ivan
'Mann, Edward A. Ullrich.
Ashley: J. P. Oberrender.
Dunmore: W. E. Whitman.
Freeland: A. Oswald.
Susquehanna: Henry Holdrldge.
Sayre: J. D. Bralnerd. Grant
Time Works Some Great
Changes in Honesdale
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL
.MEN OF THE SEVENTIES
NEARLY ALL GONE.
It takes hut a few years to make
a complete change In the resident
population of any given place. The
whole- personnel of the town of
Honesdale, for example, has chang
ed completely during the past forty
years. Nearly all who were in busi
ness two-score years ago are gone,
save Hon. C. C. Jadwin, who Is
about the only man left who was in
business at that time. Those that
are here now, forty years hence,
will be known no more.
A cursory examination of a Wayne
County Atlas, Issued in 1872, gives
startling connrmation to these facts.
Take the doctors for example.
There was Dr. C; A. Duslnberre, and
Drs. J. M. Doetsch and H. G. Keefer.
None are living now.
Of the four insurance agents
then doing business in the county
seat, viz. Messrs. Stephen G. Cory,
H. W. Kalisch, L. D. Tryon, H. A.
Woodhouse, not a single one re
mains. Of the nine attorneys then prac
ticing at the Wayne County Bar,
v: is. urown, b M. Crane, S. B.
Dlmmick, W. H. Dimmick, C. F.
Eldred, C. S. Minor, H. M. Seeley,
Wallers and Bentley, the only one
living is Hon. William H. Dimmick.
S venteen firms were engaged in
the early seventies in manufacturing.
They were: Beers, Read & Co., A.
mood, Philip Boos, Henry Dunkout,
Durland and Torrey, Wm. C. Doney,
Edgett and Smith, L. Grambs, W. H.
Ham, Knapp and Charlesworth. Jas.
Matthews. G. H. Mayhew, P. McKan
na, Ed. F. Torrey, J. C. Vetter, Hor
ace weston. Messrs. w. C. Doney,
W. H. Ham and E. F. Torrey are
still living, but none of the seven
teen firms are in existence. 'Squire
W. H. Ham, by the way, built all tho
boiits for the Delaware and Hudson
Thirty-nine merchants were active
ly engaged in buying and selling In
1871. Only two of these' firms are
still in business, viz. ,H. T. Menner
&. Co., successors to R. J. Menner &
Co,, and C. C. Jadwin, and Mr. Jad
win Is the only one of the thirty-nine
who Is still doing business under the
old name and at the same stand,
Eighth and Main streets. These are
the names of thp well-nigh forgot
ten merchants: J. W. Baker, James
Brown, Dr. R. W. Brady, John Bone,
J. P. Chambers, A. Cummings, J. H.
Dunning, Fred Deltrich, W. H. & J.
N. Foster, F. B. Goodman, W. E.
Greeley, H. P. Hamlin, G. W. Hoyt,
C. C. Jadwin, Knapp & Jenkins,
John T.proh. P. I,fislipp T? T Matinoi
& Co., E. Muller. I J. Ohm'er, John
uuu j. i3. uinoiii, s. w. i'owell,
Chas. Petersen, Wm. H. Stanton,
Isaiah Snyder, B. B. Smith, Samuel
Bros., Salmon and Delezenne, Wm.
Seaman. Patrick Shnnlov. V Soolln-
J. O. Terrell, S. H. Terrell, Thos. H.
R. Trar.v. Ti. TT. Tnhln iH Wntto X,
Co., W. W. Weston, W. Weiss, Wef-
lernng ana Miunauser.
In those days, four hotels catered
tn tho wnntfl nf tho trnvolllni. miV
lie. They were tho Allen House, M.
u. milieu, proprietor; neipei 'Mouse,
R. W. ICelpel, proprietor; National
Hotel. William Wfinvnr nrnnrlotnr.
Texas House, C. F. Meyer, proprie
tor, ju. is. Alien is tne only one or
the four hotel men still In the land
of the living.
Two banks looked after the finan
cial wants of the citizens of the
county, viz. the Honesdale" National
Bank and the Wayne County Savings
Bank. They still continue to do
business, but under different manage
ments. Great chances hnvo lipon mrnmrht
in the past forty years by the ruth-
1 1 l i. mi . . .
less iianu oi xdme. Anu rorty years
hence who knows but that the very
names of tlinso nnw In hnclnooo will
disappear from the marts of trade as
Lumpieieiy as tnose or tne men who
bargained and trnfflpkfrl t n mer
chandise in tho days when our dad
dies wore boys.
$10,000 I0ST IN MAILS.
Registered Package Sent by One Bank
to Another Disappears.
St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 21. Ten thou
sand dollars sent by registered mail
Mondny from tho Northwestern Nn-
tloual bank of Minneapolis to the Sioux
Fulls Savings bank is missing. The
loss has been reported to tho postal
authorities, nnd search for tho money
is being made.
The niouey, according to the postal
authorities, reached the Sioux Falls
postolllce Tuesday. It disappeared
Fear the Fire God.
In the event of flro In Kwongsal.
China, the gouds of tho peoplo who
havo lost their h 0 are refused shel
ter by their fn. ds and neighbors
until the god of lire has been driven
nway, It being tho belief that if they
acted otherwise disaster would also
como to them.
Tho Milky Way.
Domocrltus was the first who
taught, In 428 B. 0., that tho Milky
way consisted of a confused multitude
Pupils Promoted at Any
Season of the Year
MODERN PEDAGOGICAL METH
ODS APPLIED IN THE HONES
DALE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
" What are you doing to break the
school house ' lock step '?" Such
was the question a Citizen man ask
ed Supervising Principal Harry A.
Oday, Tuesday afternoon. And this
Is the way he answered it:
" We promote wherever a pupil Is
reuuy to go on. we watch our pu
pils very closely, and whenever we
find that one can skip a class we
let him, her or them go on. We
need a pronoun there don't we?"
The reporter agreed that he did.
" That's just what a boy came in
to see me about a minute ago. He
is going to skip one class.
" Then our grades are divided in
to classes, so that there Is but a
half year's difference In our work.
In many schools their work is divid
ed into eight steps. Ours is sixteen."
A timid fomlnino rnn nn nr.
flee door Interrupted the flow of the
" Are vnn vppv linnv? Pn T eaa
you for a minute?" the caller sweetly
WllV. I rims vnn ran " gnuunr.
ed tho nollte nrnfessnr.
I " I come on a very unpleasant cr-
rana, sne continued, and, thereup
on, she went on to, relate the sad
details of Tommy Jones' mishaps
and peccadiloes In acquiring a com
mon school education, of the assaults
made on the dear, good little boy by
the bold, bad, bigger boys.
The reporter caught himself
humming "Ain't a shame, a measly
shame," and pinched himself just in
The caller, properly mollified by
the diplomatic professor, departed
and the Interview proceeded.
" There are a few pupils," remark
ed Mr. Oday, " who have bein work
ing and have labor certificates and
are not wnrklncr nnw Thciv n-n
der sixteen years. The mere fact
that tiey have a labor certificate
Isn't an excuse for staying out. I've
got.toIook them up."
ThG broffiSsnr Shnwnrl' Tln ronnrtoi.
a splendid specimen of a flying squir
rel mat a uoy namea Kenneth Bry
ant had brought him. Flying squir
rels are not vnrv nnmmnn In W-nmo
county and Mr. Oday intends to have
" When Is the library open?" was
"All the time," he answered, "that
tho school Is open. It's for the pub
lic too. We would be glad to open
it nights if we could get any one to
" I' hardly think I shall have a
lecture course. The town doesn't
seem to be quite interested enough.
I shall run a few separate lectures.
We are planning to have a picture
exhibition soon. I am thinking of
having Prof. Ronald P. Gleason,
principal of the Technical High
school, Scranton, to deliver an illus
trated lecture on the Philippines.
He was a teacher five years in the
" Some of our last year's gradu
ates are coming back to school, and
taking post-graduate work. One who
graduates from this school doesn't
take one-half of the studies in the
school. If one would take everything
we teach In the school, It would take
eight years to graduate."
The reporter wanted to know
what was being done along the gen
eral lines of medical Inspection of
"There Is," replied Mr. Oday, "a
general Inspection of the eyes by
the teachers. We havo the regular
eye chart to test their eyes. We test
their hearing by means of a watch.
A teacher with a pupil day by day
knows of any difficulty.
" The new School Code makes the
borough line tho same as the school
district line. A lot of people in the
borough for years for school pur
poses are now thrown out of tho bor
ough, and some are very much pro
voked by It." '
Tho reporter, as he left the profes
sor's sanctum, saw one of the teach
ers at work In the book hospital, re
pairing volumes that wore too much
worn to bo given out. She was fix
ing them up to the queen's taste,
too, and with an exportness that
many a nrofesslonni lmniriiinHn,.
might well envy.
Also ho saw sad-faced Johnny
Jones, awaiting a reprimand or may
be something worse! The reporter
was sympathetic. " What's the mat-
iun ue asiteu. "uia you got in
" I JUSt Rhnvnil Rnmn nnnnva nut
from under ray desk," boohooed
Johnny, " and he sent me down."
That's what they all say! Did
you ever see a boy that couldn't
frame up a good excuse when caught
in mu act ?
TH00PS GUAM) VATICAN.
Anticlerical Riots Feared at Rome's
Rome. Sept 21. The Vatican is
closely guarded by troons in fnnr nf nn
anticlerical riot In connection with the
anniversary of tho occupation of Rome.
Tho police have prohibited a meeting
In St, Feter'B square. Tha mnvor lnd n
parado to the Tort Apia, where he
mauo a speech la which he attacked
the pope In guarded terms.
Delegates From All Over
the County Attend
SESSIONS CONTINUE ALL DAY,
I'KUJAl Ul'T'lUlSKS TO HE
The twenty-eighth annual conven
tion of the Wayne County Women's
Christian Temperance Union is in
session in the Central Methodist
Episcopal church, Honesdale. The
meetings will be held Thursday and
Friday, the first session opening
inursaay atternoon at 2:30 o clock.
The Ideal autumn weather on
abled a largo number of delegates
rrom every section of the county to
oe in attendance. The registration
exceeds that of any former conven
tion and from the excellent pro
gram prepared the success of the
convention is already assured.
The county officers are as fol
President, 'Mrs. Zlinnie E. Cole
man, Windsor, N. Y.; vice-president,
jurs. Penma J. Tart Tuttle, Hawley;
corresponding secretary, Mrs. Mar
garet Loy Selpp, Galilee; recording
secretary, Mrs. Agnes Skellett. Star
rucca; treasurer, 'Mrs. Anna M. La-
kin, Lake wood; speaker, Mrs. W. T.
D. MacCullough, Scranton.
The program follows:
Tliursdny Afternoon, 2:30 O'clock.
Convention called to order by the
Prayer and Praise Service, con
ducted by County Superintendent of
'Evangelistic Work, Mrs. Maude
Roll CalKof Officers and Superin
tendents. Appointment of Committees
Resolutions, Credentials, Courtesies,
Auditing, Reporter, Program.
Reports of County superintend
ents of Departments:
Social Work, Mrs. Jennie Bing
ham, Hawley; fair work, Mrs. Ellen
Vnreoe, Honesdale; loyal Temper
ance legion, llrs. Mayme Stevens,
Hamlin; medal contests, 'Miss Emma
Buckingham, Hamlin; press, Mrs.
Anna Lnkin, Lakowood; Sabbath ob
servance, Mrs. Mary Neal, Beach
lake; scientific temperance Instruc
tion, Mrs. Lillian Henshaw; intro
ductions, announcements, adjourn
ment. Tliursdny Evening, 8 o'clock.
Scripture Lesson and Prayer
Mrs. Sadie Myer Simon.
Welcome for Churches Rev.
Welcome for W. C. T. U. 'Miss
Response Mrs. Mayme Ives,
Selection by choir.
Address Mrs. W. T. D. MacCul
9:00 Delegates Prayer meeting.
10:00 Devotional 'Mrs. Mary
Report of Executive Committee.
Report of corresponding secretary.
Report of treasurer.
Report of auditing committee.
Report of Credential Committee.
11:30 Election of officers.
Reports of superintendents:
Medical Temperance, Mrs. Rose
Nelson, Siko; Temperance Litera
ture, Mrs. Marilla Dunn, Beachlake;
Purity, Mrs. Elizabeth Barnes,
Frirtny Afternoon, 1:45 O'clock.
Memorial service, Mrs. Sarah
Reports of 'Superintendents:
Flower Mission. Mrs. Acnes Skel-
let, Starrucca; Jail Work, Mrs. Mary
Jones, Honesdale; Evangollstlc, Mrs.
Maude Waterman, Thompson; Sun
day School, Mrs. Grace Abraham,
Damascus; Temperance Light Bear
ers, Mrs. Christine Boyce, Carley
Brook; Legislative, Mrs. Sarah
Huyck, Starrucca; Mothers' Work,
Mrs. Pheobe Olver, Beachlake.
Reports of Committees.
Gold Medal Contest.
Presentation of Medal.
Hold Englishmen as Spies.
Emden, Prussia, Sept 21. Two Eng
lishmen, laid to bo officers of tho Brit
ish army, arc detained hero because of
tho suspicion that they havo been
guilty of espionage.
Quick Trial For "The Fox."
New York, Sept. 21. Tho trial of
Giuseppe Costablle, "Tho Fox," who
was caught with a bomb under bis
coat, was set for next Monday In gen.
Merrick (N. Y.) Pottoffloo Robbed.
Merrick, N. Y., Sept 2t The post
office hero was robbed of (800 In cash
Local Factories Affected
By the New Law
IF YOU MUST SMOKE, BUY YOUR
CIGARS! IT MAY RE CHEAP
ER IN THE END!
Tho ban has been placed on fac
tory " smokers " and the price Is
likely to go up unless the manufac
turers see a way to get around tho
law and evade a heavy fine and pos
sibly a two-year Jail sentence. Harry
Hershey, Revenue Collector, whose
offices are at Lancaster, was Tuesday
notified that hereafter cigar manu
facturers must not allow employes
to take "smokers'" unless they are
stamped before removal from tho
factory. The plea that it is an old
custom to give employes such privi
lege will not he accepted as an ex
cuse It has been the custom of the men
and girls employed In the cigar fac
tories to take out daily a number of
" smokers " and hand them around
to friends. Some cigar factory girls
have been rather liberal In handing
out " smokers " and there was a
time when men passengers on street
cars watched for the girls. These
" smokers " are also sold In large
and small quantities at low rates and
are in great demand. Now that
they must be stamped, the same as
any other product of a cigar factory,
it will aiean an increase in price and
a decrease in the liberality of the
Inquiry at local factories brought
the statement that as yet no order
has been received officially regard
ing factory " smokers," but that
there have been reports of an order
of this kind for a long time, and un
til official notice was received
" smokers " would be given out as
The " smokers " are very desir
able, the only difference being that
they may have a bad wrapper or are
not cut properly, and because of
these defects are not passed by the
Inspectors and assorters.
The tenth annual reunion of the
Stalker family. was hold at Robert
Gregg's Instead of the Abramsvllle
grove as the ground was too damp to
meet there. By noon Wednesday,
Aug. 30, 1911, relatives, forty-five In
number, had gathered and a bounti
ful dinner was served on the lawn.
Owing to the rain the first of the
week some were unable to bo pres
ent. The following officers were
President, David Stalker. Sr.: vice-
president, Clarence Stalker; secre
tary, Emma V. Stalker.
During the year mere has been
ono death. Mrs. Alex Walker died
May G, 1911, and two births, Harold
Wayne, son of Rev. and Mrs. W. B.
Lawton, and Wilfred, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Frederick Stalker. The follow
ing were present: Mr. and 'Mrs.
David Stalker and daughter Emma,
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Stalker and
daughter Edith, Mr. and Mrs. John
Stalker and children, Clinton, Pearl
and Laura Wood, Mrs. D. R. Deiiney
and daughter Ruth, Mr. and Mrs.
Rohert Gregg, Mr. and Mrs. T. B.
Welsh and children, Besslo, Sadie
and Orville, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mon
ington and children, Leary, Ken
neth, Beryl and Gleara, Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Stalker and children, Na
than, Ray, Floyd, Frank, Mae and
Elwood, 'Mr. and Mrs. Frank Marks,
and children, Emery and Mae, C. M.
Keesler, H. Braman. The company
broke up with urany hopes for the
future, unanimously agreeing that
Abramsvllle grove was tho most cen
tral and Ideal spot for such a gather
ing the last Wednesday in August.
BROWN RHEAKS HONES.
Calvin G. Brown, 303 High
street, Tuesday afternoon, fell from
the rear of a wagon on which he
was standing, in front of McKanna's
Cooperage, and fractured his left
collar bone and injured his left
shoulder. Tho accident happened in
a peculiar manner. With another
man ho was engaged, about 4:30
o'clock. In unloading barrel staves,
when tho driver lost his footing and
fell off the seat landing 'between tho
horses. The animals took fright
and started to run away, and Mr.
Brown, who was In the rear of the
wagon was hurled to tho ground.
Dr. F. W. Powell was summoned and
made the Injured man as comfortable
as possible. Wednesday afternoon
Mr. Brown left for 'Scranton, accom
panied by his daughter, iMlss Anna,
where he will enter the State Hospi
tal for treatment.
GOMPI'ER SEELIG NUPTIALS.
Tuesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock,
at the parochial rosidence of St.
Mary 'Magdalena's R, C. church,
John H. Gompper, White Mills, and
Miss Wllhelmina Seellg, Honesdale,
were married by the Rev. Father J.
W. Balta, J. U. D. The bride wore
a charming gown of embroidered
whito silk with pearl trimmings, a
picture hat to match, and carried
white carnations. Miss Cecilia
Knapp, the bridesmaid, wore white
silk with laco trimmings, and a pic
ture hat to match. William Seellg,
a brother of tho bride, was tho best
Following tho ceremony Mr. and
"Mrs. Gompper left on a honeymoon
tour to New York. Upon their re
turn they will live in their hand
somely furnished new homo In White