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9th YEAR -NO. 89
HONE SD ALB, WAYNE CO., PA., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1911.
PFii 2 CENTS
HE SUCCESSFUL REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES
SAFE, SAN Fjjji JJll E . I
W. J. BARNES, for Prothonotary,
second highest man on tlio ticket,
I riving received 3,013 votes, or a ina
nity of lllll) over Leopold Fuertli,
Democratic candidate, in 35 districts
kit of -I- in the county.
WILL CLOSE OX FltlDAV.
end In Your Slogan and Help a
tinnd Cause Along.
Friday at noon the Slogan Contest
f the Hoard of Trade closes.
A number of good slogans have
aen received and printed but sover-
have not sent a slogan. Do It
Here are a few:
"While Honesdale Is humming,
industries are -coming.
"Honesdale, home of duality.
Honesdale is Always Humming
"Humming, Buzzing, Energetic
"Honesdale, the Beehive."
"Honesdale, City of Thrift."
"Honesdale Excells Industrially!"
"Honesdale at the Head of the
Honesdale, Always for Business.
"Honesdale on Top Industrially."
"Honesdale Ahead Every Time."
"Always Ahead Honesdale."
"Honesdale, the Place of Thrift."
"Honesdale, the Manufacturing
REAL estate deals.
James Uavey and John H. Brill,
Oregon township. Thirty acres
Oregon township. Consideration.
John H. Brill and wife. Oregon
bwnship to John Brill, of Ore-
an township. Thirty acres in Ore-
on township. Consideration, $500.
Jerry Canfield and' wife to Frank
I. Canfield, .Damascus township.
Iwo parcels of land In Damascus
bwnship, consisting of 94 acres and
acres 71 perches, respectively.
BANDIDATES TOTAL VOTES
SNVEN DISTRICTS MISSING.
Alney 2109. Rockwell 1.740.
iney's majority, 369.
Searle 2,840, Kimble 2,355.
earle's majority 485.
Barnes 3.093. Fuerth 1874.
lames' majority, 1219.
Boyd 2244. P. C. Kimble 2784.
Ilmblo's majority 540.
Register and Recorder.
(Lesher 3179. Saunders 1855.
lesner's majority iJ24.
Wood 2764, Voigt 2374. Wood's
Male 2,465. Rockwell 2.118: Horr-
nan, z.iib, Holgate 2,415. Male's
hajorlty ovor Holgate 50; Herrman
ler kockwoii 117.
Nothing the Matter With
ROUTINE BUSINESS DISPOSED
OF AND 92702.15 WORTH OF
" The Council don't think there Is
anything the matter with Lake Lo
dore, and If the Honesdale Improve
ment Society thinks there Is they
can report the matter to the State
Such was the action taken at the
October meeting of the Town Coun
cil, last Thursday evening, when the
matter of the condition of Lake Lo
dore was brought up for discussion,
following the statement of President
Caufleld that the president of the
Improvement Society was consider
ably worried about the condition of
the Lake Lodore dam, in view of
the recent tragedy at Austin.
One of the councilmen remarked
that he had talked to a lawyer about
the matter, and tho attorney sug
gested that the Secretary of the
Town Council ought to write to the
Water Commission at Harrisburg
about it, as there were two pretty
big bodies of water up there on tho
-mountain, and if hoth should give
way some of those up town would
The majority of the borough lath
ers seemed, however, to think there
could be no possible danger from
the threatened breaking of the dam,
and spoke of a similar hue and cry
raised many years ago about the
Lake Lodore dam, when tho council
went so far as to. send a man up
there to examine the breakwater
construction. Nothing satisfactory
ever came from his report, and it
cost the borough $25 for his ser
vices. The general impression seemed to
be that in the remote event of the
breaking of the dam, the water
would all be dissipated before it got
to Honesdale. One councilman even
went so far as to say, that, in his
opinion, the State Examiners were
not more practical than the men
here, as .many of them held their
jobs as political appointees.
Bills and claims amounting to
$2,762.45 were ordered paid, large
items of which were the following:
Seaman, Irwin and Brenneman, for
stone used on County Seat streets,
$2002.13; Light company bill, $264.
49. The meeting was called to order
by President Caufleld at 8:09 p. m.
when all the members answered to
their names at roll call. Others
present at the session were: Street
Commissioner Lawrence Weidner,
Attorney P. H. Iloff, Chief Engineer
John M. Lyons, Christie Rabbltt and
representatives of the Scranton
Truth and the Citizen.
Treasurer Penwarden reported as
Balance on hand last meet
ing $ 428.67
Received from Tax Collec
tor Schuerholz 5,000.00
Paid out $3,039.17
Ainey Wins by 3,000
Searle's Majority 800
WAYNE COUNTY AND TH(E 14(h CONGRESS
IONAL DISTRICT POLJL A TREMENDOUS
VOTE--THE WHOLE REPUBLICAN TICKET,
WITH THE EXCEPTION ,OF SHERIFF, IS
ELECTED BY LARGE MAJORITY.
"WAITING FOR THE RETURNS.
"So noes Bethany, so goes tiie
Tho largo crowd of men who as
sembled in the Commissioners' ofllco
to get the election returns, Tuesday
night, were nnxirtns to hear from tho
smallest district in the county, whoso
votes is always considered an infnlli-
Texas No. 2 was tho ilrst district
10 report. it :ar slie sent in word
that Senrlc lind 103 votes and Kini
The Republicans consoled them
selves by telling one another that
Texas No. 2 is a Democratic strong
hold. When Texas No. 4 reported 80
for Searlo and 100 for Kimble, tho
HON. A. T. SEARLE'S majority over P. I Kimble will reach tho 800
hie index of what the other districts
When at 8:30 p. m. the returns
came over tho 'phono that Bethany
had given Searlo 34 and Kimble 5
votes cverylrody know how the whole i
thing was going. ,
The 030 votes cast In tho borough I
of Honesdale were long in counting,
and it was not until 11:33 p. m. that
the returns showed a majority of
231 for Searlo in the County Sent.
cry went up " why idon't wo Iiear
from Uetliuny?" At 8:30 Hawlcy
sent up word that she had given 220
voles fur Kimble and. 405 for Searle,
And then came Bethany s returns,
dear to tne heart, of Republicans on
election night, forecasting, as al
ways, tho result of tho election.
At 0 o'clock, everybody sat hack
in their chairs, the cigars were pass
ed around, and the. time was spent in
(C'mtinued on Column Five.)
W. 11. LESIIEIt, Republican, poll.
tho highest vote in uio county.
F.17U, that is la us out or ais
nets received, lie lias roc caved a
Majority of 1,32-1 over Saunders.
Balance on hand $ 2389.50
Mr. Penwarden reported that all
the bank notes had been paid off;
and that there -were no floating
debts except the hills for current ex
Lawyer Iloff, attorney for Mrs.
Maggie Stengel, Spring street, ap
peared before the council asking on
behalf of his client, that the sewer
on West street be extended 75 feet
to her corner property. The rea
sons ue assigned in urging the
councilmen to grant her request
were as follows:
" Mrs. Stengel," he said, " was
one of the five or six original con
structors of the sewer on West
street. Subsequently tho borough
took over this sewer. Those Ave or
six persons each paid $25 to build
tho sower. Mrs. Stengel asks that
the sewer ho extended to the corner
property. She thought sho should
be entitled to an extension up to the
corner house. 'She Is willing to pay
$25 for tho extension."
Mr. Iloff further declared that he
was going to bring suit against the
borough if the council didn't lay the
sewer. "We're like the game cock,"
ho said. "Wo are willing to fight if
we aren't treated right.
"Airs. Stencol." he o.nntinued.
" has a good cause for action in tho
changing of the grade There was
a cut oi tnree or lour feet in front
of her place. If she wished she
could bring a nice suit."
Tho president assured Mr. Iloff
that the council would give hlra a
decided answer within a week, and
the breezy incident was closed.
The committee on testing tne nro
plugs, consisting of Councilman Pen
warden and Chief Engineer John M.
Lyons, reported that they had test
ed all the plugs in the borough,
Wednesday afternoon, and found
them all O. K., save the one at Main
and Fifth street, which needs some
Frank McMullon, William Road-
knight, foreman of Number 3. and
Benjamin K. Lorls, Jr., foreman of
"Number 1, accompanied them on
their tour of Inspection. Chlof En
, (Continued on rage Fire.)
AND THE, COUNTY
Bright Outlook for Devel
opment of Lackawaxen
CONDITIONS ARE RIPE FOR A
RIGGER, 1IETTER AND BUS
The Honesdale Citizen heartily
endorses a bigger, better and busier
Honesdale and Wayne county; the
development of the Lackawaxen
Valley or anything that means more
business for dear old Wayne.
Honesdale Is the home of a half
hundred varied Industries and its
Wheels in the different mills and
shops hum from morning till night.
Industrially Honesdale is far ahead
of other towns and cities. Parties
at different times In their lives who,
by the turn of the tide of circum
stances 'have loft Honesdale, invari
able return to this place to make
their fortune and live the balance of
their lives In their home town.
The opportunities afforded In
Honesdale and Wayne county are
many and diversified. There are
several waterpowers developed and
others possible of development.
Within a few miles of Honesdale a
dam is being constructed for the
largest power In this section of the
country and in the State of Pennsyl
vania, that of harnessing the waters
of "the Wallen-Paupack river. This
will Insure cheap power, which alone
will be an Incentive to locate in
Honesdale. Another wise precaution
to consider regarding the possibility
of the breaking of the dam of this
mammouth lake Is that Honesdale
is several feet higher than the site of
the overflow of the water and con
sequently would do away with, any
possible flood or danger. Locate in
Honesdale and be on the safe side.
It Is In Honesdale that free sites are
offered by the Greater Honesdale
Board of Trade to any new industry
locating within its boundaries or in
Texas township. Sites can be secur
ed on elthgr the Erie or Delaware
arid',Hnds6n railroad entering Hones
dale. There are no strings attached
to the sites offered by the Board
of Trade, but they are offered abso
lutely free to the prospecive manu
facturer. Since the census of 1900 several
industries have been established and
located in Honesdale.
( Continued on Page Four.)
Elected Commissioner by Hnndsoma
W, D. 1'. AINEV, for Congress, wil 1 have u majority in the county ot
from 000 to 800 over Rockwell, Democratic nominee.
figuring how large tho Republican
majority would be.
Then there was another long wait
and Berlin 1 reported a vote of 75
for Searlo nnd 40 for Kimble. Noxt
cumo l'aupnck, Buckingham No. 3,
Damascus No, 5.
" Searlo is elected," cried u num
ber of enthusiastic politicians, some
of whom satisfied with the way things
were going, went home.
Tho Republicans cost 80 straight
tickets and the Democrats 48 In the
county seat. One Prohibition ballot
" Wo won't go homo till the last
district is heard from," shouted ono
enthusiastic politician. But when
3 u. in. came, and Searle's election by
from 000 to 700 majority was assur
ed, they all went home, happy.
THOSE INSTITUTE ENTERTAIN
MENTS. The annual Teachers' Institute
will bring to Honesdale one of the
finest Lyceum courses that the peo
ple of 'Wayne county have ever had
the opportunity to hear.
Monday evening, November 13,
the Wayne County High School Con
test will take place in the High
School Auditorium, where all the
entertainments of the week will be
Tuesday evening, Novembor 14,
Mr. Clifton Mallory and Company
will present 'the beautiful English
comedy "David Garrlck" elaborately
staged with magnificent costumes
and beautiful scenery.
Wednesday evening, November
15, a musical entertainment will be
given under the auspices of tho Lo
tus Glee Club of Now York, and Min
nie Marshall entertainer.
Thursday evening, November 1C.
John Temple Graves, the .most elo
quent Southerner of to-day, lectures
on " The Reign of the Demagogue."
Reserved seats on sale at Cham
bers' drug Btore as usual.
Judge Searle, Wednesday -f
morning in commenting upon -f
his election, said:
"I feel the responsibilities of -f
-f the olllco and am thankful for -f
-f all the people who supported.
f me, nnd have nothing hut nbso- -f
f Into good will for all who op- -f
posed me. I expect to bo
-f Judge of all the people with- -f
-f out regard to creed, party or -f
-t- state in Hie." -f
Representative In Congress, W. D.
B. Ainey, R., 295; O. H. Rockwen,
D., 273. Judge, A. T. Searle, R.,
427, F. P. Kimble, D., 196; Win. H.
Dlmmlck, Keystone, 3. Prothono
taryf Wallace J. Barnes, R., 312, L.
Fuerth, D., 298. Sheriff, T. Y. Boyd,
R., 228, F. C. Kimble, D., 398.
Register and Recorder, 'W. B. Lesh
er, R 392, Fred Saunders, D 220.
County Treasurer, W. W. Wood, R.,
357, A. F. Voigt, D., 231. County
Commissioners, John Male, R 304,
Earl Rockwell, It., 23G, Chas. Herr
man, D., 328, Neville Holgate, D.,
The result for the borough offi
cers was as follows: Assessor, W. L.
Burnard, R., 287, Blrt Daln, D., 300;
Constable, Levi Degroat, R 345, Pat
rick J. Moran, D., 224; Town Coun
cil, W. H. Hulsizer, R., & D., 349,
Win, H. Kreitner, R 409; C. H.
Rettew, R. & D., 303, John Erk, D.,
359; School directors, 2 years, J. A.
Brown, R. & D., 4G8, A. M. Leine, R.
& D., 458; four years, T. B. Clark,
R. & D., 428; Fred C. Schooll, R. &
D 434; six years, W. J. Ward, R. &
D., 475; Auditor, Thos. M. Fuller, R.
389. High constable, John J. Canl
van, R. & D., 459; Judgo of Elec
tion, John T. Boyd, R. & D 457;
Frank Varcoe 1; inspector, Frank
Truscott, R., 327, Thomas F. Galla
gher, D 180.
LAKE LODORE DAM EXAMINED.
Farley Gannett, engineer to tho
Water Supply Commission of Penn
sylvania, Harrisburg, was In town,
Friday. Mr. Gannett was sent here
by tho Department to look Into tho
construction of Lake Lodore, and
report on whether or not there is
any danger of the dam breaking and
EARL ROCKWELL is running
good and has a good clinnco of being
elected. In tho 30 districts heard
from ho Is only 125 behind Charles
Herrman, one of tho Democratic
nominees. Tho districts unreported
will favor Rockwell with small ma
Charles Herrman received 2235
and Neville Holgate 2,415.
TREASURY BROKE ANOTHER
October established a record for
the number of checks issued in a
month by the State Treasury, th
books of the department indicating
that in twenty-three business days no
less than 3,853 checks were drawn
after warrants had been presented
from the Auditor General's Depart
ment. The best previous record was
The bulk of the checks were drawn
In the latter half of tho month when
warrants in payments of salaries of
judges and various appropriations
were presented in addition to heavy
disbursements on account of school
appropriations. Over $3,000,000 of
the school appropriation has bon is
sued and over a million more will go
out shortly. Tho aggregate of th
disbursements by the Treasury for all
purposes last month was $3,585,650.
12, th.e receipts being $3,310,822.13.
Tho receipts were, unusually high for
October, owing to the fact that a
number of settlements of corpora
tion taxes were made In that month
instead of being made in September.
V. W. WOOD Js Wayno county's noxt
Treasurer. His voto In 35 districts
was S704 against 2374 for A. P.