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THE CITIZEN, WEDNESDAY, DEO. 20, 1011.
County Seat Fire Plugs.
Location and number of firo plugs
in the Borough of Honcsdalo, Nov. 1,
No. 1 Corner Spring and
No. 2 Corner West and
No. 3 Corner West and 13th
'No. 4 Corner West and Four
teenth streets, triple.
No. 5 Corner West and Fifteenth
Nq. 6 West at Louis Jeltz s.
No. 7 East Extension at Watts',
No. 8 Corner ICth and East Ex
No. 9 Corner Main and lGth
No. 10 Corner Main and
'No. 11 -Corner Main and
No. 12 Corner Parle and
'No. 13 Corner East and
No. 14 Corner 13th and
No. 10 Corner 14th and
No. 16 Corner 15th and
No. 17 Corner Main and
No. 18 Corner Mam and
No. 19 Corner Main and 10th
No. 20 Fowler s Darn, double.
No. 21 Ridgo street at Kimble's
No. 22 Main street at City Hall.
No. 23 Corner 'Main and 9th
No. 24 (Main street at Petersen's.
No. 25 Corner Main and 8th
No. 2C Main street at D. & H.
Freight station, single.
No. 27 Corner Main and Seventh
No. 28 Corner Main and .Sixth.
No. 29 Corner Main and Fifth
No. 30 Corner Catholic church.
No. 31 Corner Main and 4th
io. 32 'Corner Church and 4th
No. 33 Corner Churoh and 5th
No. 34 Corner Church and Sixth
No. 35 Corner Court and Sixth
No. 30 Corner Court and Seventh
No. 37 Corner Court and' Eighth
No. 38 Corner Church street at
Whitney a, single.
No. 39 Corner Court and Ninth
No. 40 Corner Court and 10th
No. 41 Corner Eleventh street at
Elevator Works, triple.
No. 42 Industrial Point, triple
No. 43 Court street at Mrs. Bun
No. 44 Corner (Eleventh and
Church streets. triple.
No. 45 Corner Park and Spring
No. 4G Corner Main and .High
No. 47 Corner Main and 14th
Boy Scout Movement Advancing.
S. A. Moffat, Business Secretary of
the Boy Scouts of America, who
recently made an extended trip to
the middle west and the northwest
visiting many organizations of scouts,
'has returned to New York enthusias
tic over the growth of the Scout
movement. It was his first trip of
Inspection and he was greatly sur
prised at the glimpse ho got of the
Scout activities in the 'different parts
of tho country. Despite that aston
ishment, he is convinced that the
scout movement is just beginning to
appeal to the boys and that its
growin in me nexi year or two win
be oven faster than in the last year.
The great need, he says, is the em
ployment of paid secretaries in each
city to guide the scout activities.
" I feel I have a larger vision of
tho possibilities of tho 'movement,
and have returned fully convinced of
tho permanency of the Boy Scout
movement In this country.
"Although this movement has but
recently been organized in this coun
try, I was deeply impressed with the
apparent effect that the Scout laws
lire aireaay naving in ine lives oi
tUie scouts throughout tho country.
Ij have never met a class of boys of
more obedient to authority than the
hnva whnm T hnvfl mnt nn mv trin.
I have had abundant proof of tho
fact that a 'Scout's honor Is to bo
trusted and that a Scout Is obedient
to those to whom obedience is due.'
" As a social leveler, I do not
know of any institution that is work
ing out a better feeling among boys
generally than Is the Scout Move
ment. I havo been told by those in
charge of Institutions for boys, where
in the past the authorities have had
a great deal of troublo because of
race distinctions that these same
boys, as scouts, know no class distinc
tion, and are brothers in the truest
sense of the word. The character of
boys of evory class are being
moulded by the scout teachings and
precepts. I am convinced that the
marvelous development of tho move
ment In this country during the past
year is but the beginning of a definite
policy of work for character building,
which will increase in efficiency dur
ing the coming years if carefully
guided by the National and Local or
ganizations." CASTOR I A
For Infants ana Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Trains Replace Clock.
In Lestershlre there Is a woman
who has discarded the. old clock and
tells the time of day by tho passing
trains. She also bolls eggs between
trains and does numerous otnor
things. Read what the Lcstershlre-
Endlcott Record says concerning
her: "This woman is a human time
table. Without consulting a chrono
meter she always Is ready to tell
whether the 'train is the 8:12 local
or 9:45 express. In fact, the trains
form her clock. She puts an egg on
to boll when the 7 o'clock express
goes by and takes It off when the
7:03 local comes from the other di
rection. One train awakenB her In
the morning, Instead of an alarm
clock and a friendly freight lulls her
to sleep with Its monotonous rum
ble." Thomas Has Choice of 500 Women.
W. J. Thomas of Grand Tunnel,
who recently advertised in the
Wllkes-Barre papers for a wife and
promised her his homo, bank account
and horse and carriage, has received
600 proposals from women In all
parts of the country.
'Among the letters were G3 from
Sayre, 19 from Athens, 10 from La
ceyvllle, 3 from Wysox, 9 from
Wyaluaing and also a postcard from
"I haven't yet had time to read all
the letters," said Thomas, "and I
haven't made any choice. There aro
one or two that struck me right and
I am sure that within a few days I
will bo able to make a selection and
got a wife who -will not only keep
me company on the holidays, but Will
he a source of much pleasure to mo
during the closing days of my life."
High speed has been developed b.r
a monoplane tho German inventor of
which shaped its wings like those of
" More than $50,'000 worth of aero--planes
were imported into and export
ed from the United States iv the
months of July. August and Septem
A patent has been granted In Eng
land to a man who claims be has in
vented an airship that will be invisi
ble 1,000 feet in the nir, his idea be
ing to coat it with a metal that will
reflect the atmosphere surrounding it.
Facts From France.
Parisian cabmen aro by regulation
forbidden to smoke when driving.
In Paris white horses aro employcu
for the funerals of children or yount:
A new league has been founded In
France, entitled "Tho League Agnlnal
the Lending of Books."
The wealth of France, calculated on
the basis of the private fortunes of her
citizens, is stated to have been in 1908
$57,500,000,000. which represents an
increase of $8,800,000,000 in the pre
ceding sixteen years.
Owner Coleman of Scranton may
drop Monte Cross. He couldn't do
any worse, that's sure.
The International league will open
its 1912 season with tho Western
clubs, meeting the Eastern on tho
It won't be long now until the
players will begin preparing for
their Southern training trip.
William D. Garcelon, graduate
manager and treasurer of Harvard's
athletics, has sent a check for ap
proximately $10,000 to tho athletic
association at the Carlisle Indian
school, this sum being the Indians'
share of the gate receipts for the
football game played against Har
vard on November 11.
Tho Cantilllons at Minneapolis will
build a new concrete grand stand this
winter at a cost of $30,000.
Cincinnati has organized a high
Rchool athletic league and eliminated
the fifty yard daBh from tho contests.
Tho United Cyclists' association,
made up of both blcyclo and motor
cycle riders, has been formed in New
During a discussion of tho catchers
of the Athletics Joe McGlnnity said.
"With pitchers who know their busi
ness as well as Bender. Coombs and
I'lank and who watch the bases so
closely, the catching end of their game
doesn't cut much figure."
New York. Magnates of the Na
tional league said they would use all
their efforts to havo the states in
"which National league clubs play
pass laws Which will make It a crime
to speculate in base ball tickets.
This, in effect, Is the only answer
to the resolution passed by the
American league, which many at
first thought presage a war between
tho two major leagues.
Tho National leaguo magnates at
their final meeting Thursday re
fused to take any action on the
American league resolution.
They did, nawever, offer a reward
of $100 for the arrest and convic
tion of every person guilty of mak
ing a pool or bet on a game of base
ball. It was asserted that the schedule
next year will call for 154 games,
beginning April 11 and ending Oct.
All the concessions asked for by
the International League, tho Amer
ican association and the Pacific
Coast league were granted. They
will hereafter be known as Class
AA. The drafting price for players
was increased to $2,500 per man.
General Theological Seminary
of New York Has It,
MORE THAN 1,200 SPECIMENS
$15,000 Copy of the Gutenberg Bible
the Most Interesting and Valuable.
Curiosities of Some of the Early Edi
tions Dean Hoffman's Gifts.
In the General Theological seminary,
New York, is to be seen the largest and
most complete collection of Bibles In
this country, probably in the world.
Tho valuable collection originated
with John Plntnrd, who started it by
purchasing the volumes from his own
funds and from funds he collected for
the purpose. Ho secured several im
portant copies, including one of the fa
mous Jay polyglot edition, but tho col
lection remained Inadequate in both
numbers and importance of the Bibles
until 1893, when tho Coplnger collec
tion was announced for sale. The late
Dean Hoffman then interested the late
Cornelius Vnnderbllt, and the two men
purehused the collection and presented
It to tho seminary.
The collection was now the largest In
the world in Its number of editions.
but still many important Bibles were
uot represented. Dean Hoffman under
took to make it complete and person
ally visited old bookshops in London
add o'n tho continent, poring over old
folios and following up suggestions
from bibliophiles. Ho purchased sev
eral valuable editions, among them a
copy of the famous Gutenberg Bible of
1450, the first book printed from mov
able metal types, for which be paid
All tho Bibles purchased for tho col
lection since 1893 have been the gift of
Dean Hoffman, and since his death his
son, S. V. Hoffmnn, has continued con
tributions to add to it. Tho collection
is not confined to Latin Bibles, but in
eludes n representative collection of
English Bibles, a valuable collection of
Greek Testaments, copies of the Biblo
in Hebrew. Syrlnc and polyglot and i"
most of the modern languages.
1,206 Different Editions.
At the last formal enumeration of
the collection, though many valuable
additions bnve slnco been made, there
were 1,200 different editions of Bibles
in 2,373 volumes. Of these there were
555 Latin editions In 1,055 volumes, 93
polyglot editions in 527 volumes, 302
editions of the. New Testament, chiefly
in Greek; 90 editions of tho Hexapla,
The most interesting and valuable
book, of course, Is tho Gutenberg copy,
printed nt Mainz, 1450-55, by Johannes
Gutenberg. Two copies of; this book
were features of the recent Hoe li
brary sale, one printed on vellum and
one on paper, but the latter is not con
sidered equal to tho seminary copy.
which is also printed on paper.
There is a Bible of 14G2, the first
printed Bible with a date, which is
both an interesting and a beautiful
specimen. It was printed by Fust &
Schoeffer of Mainz and is practically
a reprint of tho first Bible, for Fust,
who was a wealthy goldsmith, had
loaned Gutenberg money for his enter
prise, and later, when be brought suit
to recover his loan, he got possession
of Gutenberg's types and presses.
In all the early printed Bibles there
are no title pages, the printer's im
print being affixed at the end, usually
immediately following the Apocalypse,
All edittlons of tho Vulgate have the
prologue of St. Jerome preceeding each
book or set of books. In the early
printed editions the commentary of
Nicolas de. Lyra was Included in tho
text of the Bible, the text being print
ed in double column in the mlddlo of
the page, with tho commentaries ar
ranged all around.
"Poor Man's Bible."
Ao is known the art of printing
quickly spread from Mainz through
Germany to Switzerland, Franco and
Italy, aud before the end of tho fif
teenth century there were no fewer
than 124 editions of Bibles in Latin
alone. A1J the earliest were printed 111
Gothic letter In folio size, but in 1191
there was published at Basel an oc
tavo edition known ns the "Poor Man's
Biblo." Tho copy of this closely print
ed little book to be seen at the semi
nary is most interesting, for, though
it looks squeezed up in its effort to bo
compact and of smaller cost, so ns to
bo within common reach, it had to be
illuminated after some fashion, fol
lowing the custom of tho day. So all
tho capital letters are marked through
with a lino of red, put In by hand aft
er the printing,
Many of the specimens have beauti
fully Illuminated initial letters and
marginal decorations. One interesting
copy, which has been acquired rather
recently, shows on close examination
that the original initial decoration on
.he first page has been cut out and a.
mbstltute carefully inserted, employ
Jig common gilt instead of gold leaf.
iThat the motive could have been' Is
not clear, ns tho theft of the gold leaf
would have brought but a trifle. Tho
Interesting point is that in the numer
ous descriptions that havo been made
of the book, dated 1590, no mention
has over been made of this substitu
tion, which was first brought to light
after it came into possession of ftp
Other specimens have beautiful typo
and paper, others quaint woodcuts.
DAMES AND DAUGHTERS.
Airs. Belinda A. Carbonncau has made
a fortune as u gold miner in the Klon
dike. Bhu bossed her own gangs of
Miss M. Gledllschi is Mme. Curie's
chief assistant at tho Paris university.
She has won degrees at tho University
Mrs. Albert H. Metcalf, the only
woman commandant of n navy yard
In tho United States, has been in com
mand of the Sacketts Harbor Institu
tion since 1900, having succeeded her
husband, whose denth took place in
Mrs. M. Sheppard Bell, newly ap
pointed game warden at Monkton, is
tho only woman In Maryland who
holds such a position. She has a sub
stantial, well stocked farm, in which
she takes pride. She is familiar with
the haunts nnd habits of game and
occasionally hunts in tho open near
Miss Berntscu, eldest daughter of
the Danish premier, has surprised so
ciety in Copenhagen by adopting 'the
profession of a cabinetmaker In real
earnest. The young lady works dally
at the workshop of a well known lady
cabinetmaker along with the other ap
prentices, among whom at present she
Is the only woman.
Cincinnati by the annexation of sev
eral suburban towns has grown in
size and, it is to be hoped, also in vir
tue. Columbus Dispatch.
Boston has engaged an official story
teller to amuse the children by telling
them stories in the public library.
What's the matter? Has Boston run
out of competent political speakers?
A new lightship is to be named Buf
falo. A wornout converted cruiser or
transport is similarly named. Perhaps
some time a really fine, big warship
will be christened in honor of this city.
The good roads movement seems to
have become contagious all over the
country and to have got a grip on the
national government. Savannah News.
When America fully discovers that
good roads are, utilities that pay she
will cease to lag behind European na
tions in tho matter of having them.
Tho vehicles which nre so destructive
of existing roads havo come to stay.
Wo cannot get rid of them nor bar
them from the roads. The roads must
be suited to them. That is the problem
of the day. New York Tribune.
Taking Into consideration tho fact
that the politicians have to save it ev
ery four years, ours is a wonderful
country. Detroit News.
American voters, even in tho ab
sence of the recall, manngo to dis
pense with a number of public serv
ants on comparatively short notice
"Make politics as popular as base
ball," says Herbert S. BIgelow. Im
possible. Men would never stand in
lino all night waiting for the voting
booths to open. Toledo Blade.
Train and Track.
In Switzerland half fare railroad
tickets aro sold according to tho
weight and not tho age of a child.
About 300 miles of railroads are be
ing built in tho Pyrennos. These rail
roads are to be operated by electricity,
which will be furnished from water
power stations in the mountains.
Spain possesses 185 miles of railroad
for every 10,000 square kilometers of
territory (3,801 squaro miles); Italy.
SCO; Austria, 473; France, 543; Ger
many, C25; Great Britain, 733, a!Td
The beef trust has tried everything
except reducing tho price of meat. St.
Paul Pioneer Press.
Either tho high cost of living or the
high cost of tips should come down to
a common level with the ordinary
purse. Charlotte Observer.
Chicago physicians tell us that
school children are becoming toothless.
If the price of food keeps on going up
tho average child will not need any
teeth. Mlfwaukeo Sentinel.
The pot used to cn,ll tho kettle black,
but what will the flreless cooker say
to the paper bag? Toledo Blade.
Tho hobble skirt is now condemned j
as unhealthy. That gives the fashion a I
new lease of life.' New York Tribune, j
The completion of tho Panama canal
a year ahead of the specified tlmo will
strike the average contractor as almost
a violation of professional ethics.
An attachment has been invented to
make an alarm clock turn on and
light a gas jet at a predetermined time, i
A spade with one edge sharpened '
and turned up nt a right angle has I
been invented by a Wisconsin man (
for trimming walks and gutters. j
A New York inventor has combined
the desk telephone and electric light ,
In one stand In such a manner thct '
the light, shade collects the sound of ,
the voice and concentrates it within
German silver is an alloy of nickel,
copper nnd zinc.
Tho United States congress, Dec. 22,
1824, voted Lafayette, who was then
nged and gray, $200,000 and 23,000
ncres of fertile land in Florida ns a re
ward for services and remuneration of
expenses incurred during the Revolu
tlon. Bamboo Houses.
In the building of bamboo houses in
Japan no nails are used, the parts be
ing bound together by lashings formed
from tho skin of tho bamboo itself.
Dust and Disease.
Out of every thousand of those
whose occupation calls for constant
work in dusty quarters five die of con
sumption, 'nccordlng to German offi
cial figures, whereas among those who
are not exposed to tho action of dust
only two out of a thousand die of the
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AtterUon is called totne STRENGTH
The FINANCIER of New York
City hns published a ROLL OP
HONOR of the 11,470 State Banks
and Trust Companies of United
States. In this list the WAYNE
COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
Stands 38th in the United States
Stands 10th in Pennsylvania.
Stands FIRST in Wavne County.
Capital, Surplus, $52?,342.88
Total ASSETS, $2,951,048.26
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