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Oth YEAR --NO. 22
HONESDALE, WAYNE O0.t PA., FRIDAY, MAROH 15, 1912.
PRIOF M CENTS
DR. HARRY B. ELY IN THE
ARIEL MILL CASE BEING TRIED
WHO WILL MAKE THE FLIGHT?
FREED FROM A CHARGE OF
BOY SCOUTS I MASTER
Srlef Sketch of One of Honcsdnlo's G. W. Swarts Charged by Floyd Hor
PrnctlcliiK PhyMclnns Is Also tree With larceny Similar Cnso
Identified With Many Industrial
' This Is the way that Physicians
mend or end us, which caused so much gossip in the
Secundum artem; but although wo southern part of Wayne county, af
sneer tor the jury in the Jnmiary term of
n health when ill, wo call them to
attend us i larceny against S. E. Bortree & Son,
Without the least propensity to is again up in court. This time the
Jeer." prosecutor Is Floyd Bortroe, son of
Lord Byron. S. E. Bortree, of Ariel, and nsso
elated In the business with him. At-
ind ower Wayne county there is.
)erhnps, no moro vigorous and prom-
nent a personage than Dr. II. B.
niv nf Mnnnsilnto wiinsn nfflrna nro
ocated on a corner of Court and
Fenth streets. Dr. Ely to-day Is
i j a . i i
s moving along in his professional
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lesty that are. in n sense, quite Ir-,
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r. UilCKGU W1LI1 L11U UeilUL LIlilL LI1KV
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Dr. Harry B. Ely, although but 45
years of age, has the consciousness :
that those years are being crowned I
with a measure of success and ex
perience that Is remarkable. As a
physician ho enjoys a largo lucrative
general practice, and makes a spec
ialty of surgical and non-surgical dis
eases of women, and is recognized as
a dlagnostition and practitioner of
And, after all, the main work of a
physician Is to find out what alls us,
with this knowledgo positively ob
tained, the cure, If a cure be possi
ble, Is comparatively easy. A famous
wrltnr snvs nn tills lino: " Tho r.mltnr
11 1 L 1 1 1 11 U LI U1JIV CUUlUaiB Is I U t'illUU j
by tho leaves, the fruit, or the flow-
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1)11. HAKItY 1). ELY.
er. mere is always someming mat
tho doctor of ability will discover I
that will lead to a proper diagnosis.
The poor receive the same consid-.
oration from him as the rich. His
friends are legion. His enemies few,
but bitter. He is popular with tho
masses, and it can be truly said that
ho is a servant of the people. Ho
cares little for society in the strict
sense of the term, preferring to
spend his leisure hours in the com
pany of a few close friends. It Is
said that he nover forsakes a friend,
no matter what it may cost him, but
stands firm by those who stood by
him when he needed help. Ho is
ambitious, and sometimes impetuous
to a fault; but those who know him
best know him as a generous and
Ho owns a very pleasant homo on
Court street next to the court house,
and has his offices at his residence.
Dr. Ely Is County Medical Inspec
tor under tho State Board of Health.
He Is not only a busy man In his
profession, but finds time for outside,
uuBiiiuas ciiivi in lova. uv is a uiicu-
tor in the Dime Bunk; director in
tho W ayno Milling company; treasur
er and one-third owner of tho Kimble '
Ely's life have been carefully gather-! Enslln. South Canaan; A. Hought
,,1 nn,i ct kc... ,,il line. Damascus: Daviess Bullock.
j.umuer company ami treasurer anu i 0n cross-examination ho also stat-one-thlrd
owner In tho Ely Lumber ed that ,l0 gaw ,no ono iB0 around
company; a stockholder In the North- hn mill nt tho iim hut tsm. worn
'icrii Anthracite Coal company of Lo-'
Ipez. Ia . and Is connected with many,
He ia wht mav nronerly be called
a se?f-made man Ho was educated
f h lnnml?LnU. Tnif n h
he common schools; took a three'"1 " u Vi, nTi Vj if mV"
s' course at Susquehanna Collo-! r wlno tl ere and a sked "Mrs.
n iriRtitiito nf Tnirmdi Pn . Bortreo would givo It for uso in
i,,tIV1tto0.LeL0"1.a;, nnV. church. Swarts told him "No," but
lege, Philadelphia, In tho class of rp L . al"nVtc' "',7 ,f
18SC Ho married in September, ! ' ?,"tl?'Bnnd "ar,t.?I B,T' J,
1888. Rona L. Marcy, only daughter do" SynlLUJ?"' I " 'Y. 'L
of tho lato Dr. William L. Marcy, of ' A few mro witnesses testified for
Dunmore. His wife has been in very the Prosecution and they rested their
noor health. In fn,. nlmnt nn inJcose. As wo are going to press G.
valid, for fifteen years. Their only
chlld, a son, Richard Marcy Ely, is a
student in medicine.
Dr. Ely is a Mason, and also ho-
longs to tho Red Men. Ho Is not
connected with any church. I
Ho was elected to tho legislature In 1
1897 but refused a second nomlna-
And thero you have, In a fow sen
tences, Just who and what Dr. Harry
u. fciy, ono oi wayno county's most
prominent men, really Is, and how ,
tho people know and regard him in
his own town and county.
Aired Doctor Placed on Trial To-day
to Answer Deatl
nth of Stenocrunher I
uui oi oitnotrupntr.
to The Citizen.) I
March 14. Rev. Dr.
Pittsburg, March 14. Rev. Dr.
W. D. McFarland, tho aged United Mr. McNally has soventv-flvo bonds
Presbyterian minister, was placod on that aro payable at the County Sav-
trlal to-day charged with tho mur- ings bank In Scranton, and for thnt
der of Elsie Coo, his stenographer, reason the suit Is brought in this
by criminal operation. At noon to- county.
day the Jury was selected and the O'Brien & Kelly Is the firm pre
trial began. scnting the case.
Before .laniinry Court Many
The celebrated Ariel mill case
court freed Swarts of a charge of
i"'"LVH lor " prosecution uro m.
t".""oul' "amies, 01 tinwiey, una
u fcragg, ot scranton. For
wie ueiense are Attorneys uicnnrn
'V5'5,' " nu 1
"" Jury was arawn on weu-
TinDnnv n frnen nntt n rwl wn a fintnnnan1
f, Horace Bonder, Lehigh; Stanley
A ln lr a T nil t rvli TiVi t TVi on tint A
'Honesdalo; J. B. McGlvern, Leban-
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Tlvlinl.rv. t T Amlnponn Mntintmat.
err PhnrloB HomRtonil. Hiipkinrrhnin
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Peter F. Schmltt, Palmyra; A. T.
urjiim, nuiiesu.uu. uisinut jvitor-
ney Simons gave tno opening nuaress
lo. mo jury ana poinieu out to mem
what the prosecution proposed to
Court was adjourned after Attor
ney Simons finished his address.
On Thursday morning the flrst
witness called by the Commonwealth
was Howard Peet. Ho stated that
he was driving the U. S. mall be
tween Feb. 1011 and August 1911.
He stated that along with his mall
route he was in the habit of carry
ing express and packages for differ
ent parties along his route. He said
that on April 11, 1911, he stopped
jit rno Til 1 1 1 ni m I'. imrrrnn A- nn
to deliver mall. He met Swarts and
no asKeu mm 10 uoiiver some ieea
to his house. He delivered, he stat
ed, about 700 pounds of feed to tho
residence of G. W. Swarts about a
mile from the mill. Swarts paid him
30 cents for the trouble. On cross-
examination ho stated that there
were several teams tied outside tho
mill at tho time and there were al
ways people around although he did
not seo anyone at the time. Ho
thought nothing of the transaction
and stated he delivered feed for
Swarts several times and also for
Daniel Swingle was the next wit
ness called. He stated that he had
lived botween Ariel and Salem for
about 13 years and knew both
Swarts and the Bortrees. He stated
I that ho was at the mill on April 19,
1911, and that Swarts had asked
him to deliver some feed for him.
He did. The articles were a small
bag of about 50 pounds of feed and
one barrel of binder twine. He de
livered them from the mill of S. E.
Bortree & Son to tho residence of
G. W. Swarts which he stated was
ahout a quarter of a mile from the
mill fin thnf lio. linrl no-
Hvered other times for Swarts. On
cross - examination he admitted that
the mI11 was a nrettv busv nlnce and
thero were team8 Btandlng in front,
Ho sald Swarts did not conceal tho
transaction and ho thought nothing
of it because ho had delivered other
times for Swarts.
Harold Bortree was sworn. His
testimony was that he was a son of
S. E. Bortreo and lived near the mill.
He knew the general run of business
there. He had delivered feed to
Swarts' house from tho mill several
times. Thought nothing of it. Ho
said Swarts had general charge of
the mill. He kept track of every
thing delivered to Swarts' house.
On cross-examination by Holgnto he
stated that ho did not keep a record
of other sales but did of those con
cerning feed for Swarts. Ho would
not ,iroduce the book
Edward Corey was sworn. Ho
stated that he lived In Tresslarvllle
and knew the Bortrees and also had
transactions with Swarts. Ho stat-
e(1 that he had delivered 1,000
pounds of feed from tho mill to
Swarts' residence during January
some time but could not givo tho ex
landing In front of tho mill.
taHn,i tw i,
wont t0 tho ml11 on 10' 101 u
Ho donled Purchasing any articles
but stated that ho got a ball of bin-
W- s.wa,r.ta went, " ,Vie 8tand t0 tes"
"A 'n iK rhn. Mr Pf
, T- Swarts testified that Mr. Peet
doHvored the goods for him from tho
S1"1 0 h'8 8w?rtB J P'"' and Mf;
Swarts also produced a bill and draft
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fjJUlU 1UI 1,11 U (jUUUO (lUlbllUDUUi
SUIT STARTED IN SCRANTON.
P McXnlly Suing Lake Lodoro Im.
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
Scranton, March 14. Patrick Mc-
Nally, of Honesdalo, Is suing the
I'ako Lodoro Improvement company
fnj u rds of ten thousand dollars
for Interest on bonds nnd work dono
and material furnished at tho lake.
and material furnished at tho lake,
KING'S LIFE IN DANGER;
Three Shots Fired nt Kiiifj Kmnnuel
(Special to The Citizen.)
Rome, Italy, March 14. An un
successful attempt was made this
morning to assassinate King Eman
uel. The king was leaving a memorial
service given in honor of his late
father, who was assassinated in "'f ' '.',. ?, . b . .V.
1900 by Antonio D'Alba. Three Hlllsvllle, Carroll county, this morn
shots were fired at King Emanuel i In?i, , ,
but all missed him. Jh dcad ar,0- AW
, .. , . , , , , Commonwealth Attorney William
One of the bullets struck Major' L poser
Langa, who was In chargo of tho. 'ci.w 'i r n,r,a,tr
calvary escort, and ho was seriously ,presiding jU(iBe Thorton L.
wounded. VfMafTsie. " ' -
ICE PASSES OUT WITHOUT ANY
Heaviest Flow in History of Hones
dale Xo Damage Dono on Dela
ware. Tho dread and fear of the towns
noortle at the passing out of the ice
is all over and no one was disturbed
save for the report of the dynamite gun and he was shot through tho
which necessarily had to be used to heart; another bullet struck Judge
start tho flow. Masslo. Ho fell from his chair to
About two o'clock Wednesday the flor and died a few minutes af
morning tho Ice from tho second D. , terwards In his chambers.
& H. railroad bridge broke loose and . ,Tlle 'tent is still on between Allen
traveled down tho Lackawaxen river friends and the report late this af-
to Park Lake where It was stalled, ternoon state that the riot is still on.
Owing to'the ice being frozen to tho Troops have been sent to Richmond
bottom of the river bed the How shot ,
over tho top and piled up opposite
tho Baptist church. Street Commis
sioner Weldner and helper were on
tho iob at 4 o'clock anil commenced
dynamiting. They continued their '
enoris to orcaK mo gorge, wnicn nao
formed. The stream was cleared by
almost every discharge of dynamite
dropped under tho ice. It was nec
essary to boro a holo through the ,
K..t, i ti, .,.,- .,i i,f,
the flow would respond. Working
thnlr wav un stream little bv little
helrthicky ice". " ompteWy
mondous pressure of water behind
it cave wav Cakes crounil and
the river, tossed by. tho water like
clilps of wood. Tho lco ranged from
rt4 OA 4nl.nn 1 A
good specimen" of 'the Tc. ta lodged
on the lower sldo of the BUt.
The lco did no damage along its
course. It was carried as far as
Whlto Mills. No damage, however,
Is feared at that place.
Tho lco passed out of tho Lacka
waxen and Mlddlo Creek Valley riv
ers at Hawley on Tuesday.
Tho Ice moved In Lordvllle, down
turough Calllcoon, Cochecton nnd
Mllanvllle much to tho relief of tho.
people living around thojo. I no
rlvor at Narrowsburg hosn't cleared
yet, and tho Big Eddy Is still full of
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BUSINESS MEN OF HONESDALE
MecthiK Held Wediiosdny EvenliiK
nnd Ofllcei-s for Coming Year
Tho Business Men's Association
' of Honesdnle mot in tho City Hall
on Wednesdny evening and elected
.ofllrors for tho present year. Much
1 iniRlnoao vvn trnnonoto,! hut nnthlnir
wns glvon for publication oxront tho Informed President White of tho Luko Corbett was called and testl
nlocHnn nf noiforo Thn fniinwlnir Minors "nlon that tho operators fled that ho was with Stevenson
were elected: ProPldent. S T. Ham;
vlco-prefldent. J. B. Nellson; troas-
uror. John Erk; secretary. N. B.
Snenopr; the hoard of directors
Charles Doln. William Kreltner. .1.
II. Dunnlnet Insurance Commltteo
John Erk. chairman; F W.
Rchuerholz and William Kreltner;
Membership Commltteo John
R'ckert. chairman; C. L. Dunning
and Harry Rettow.
Bartholomew in Minneapolis Journal.
RIOT IN RICHMOND
Judge, Commonwealth Attorney,
Shcrilf, Juror and Member of
Outlaw Gang Shot Scores In
jured. (Special to Tho Citizen.)
Richmond, Va., March 14. A ser
ious riot in which live men were
killed and scores Injured broke out
l"e lrml ' loyu AU?n nea" f
Charles Allen, one of the gang.
A Juror whose namo Is unknown
The clerk of tho court and sev
eral others are critically Injured.
Tho riot started by a friend of
Allen's after the Jury had found Al
len guilty of felony. Attorney Fos
ter rose and moved that quick
sentence be made. As he did so a
spectator fired a bullet through his
brain, killing him instantly.
Blackonshif attempted to draw
DIES FROM SHOCK
eiTO Peterson, or liClmnon,
Whoso Accident Wns Told in
tho Last Citl7.cn, Died Tues
day. Pierre Peterson, of Lebanon, died
. Tuesday at 10:30 from shock, super-
, Sdue2nnbii ? ,Hc&rndnB tTZ
1,ls wnuon last Friday afternoon. Ho
''vned w"pn ZnV.i
! spinal cord. Mr. Potorson was
I rendered helpless by tho fall, his
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1IIIU Uflilli tUJltUl UlilK il.
! .TlI mos nT
Mr. Peterson was born In Sweden
45 years ago. At tho ago of 20 ho
camo to America and located in
Connecticut. Shortly nftorwards he
was married In that stato to Freed-
lovo MadlKiin, who besides ono son,
man, survive; uibo iwo uiuuiuia, iron pipe out. oi mo wngou unu suov
Charles. In Connecticut, and John. , Ing It through tho front wheels of
residing In Now Jersey.
About 18 yeaVs ago Mr. and Mrs.
i Potorson moved to Lebanon town-
ship, whero Mr. Potorson purchased
ml. . 11.. 1 ,
u lurm. i no uuiiiiy nus build iiiuuu
their homo thero.
White of tho Miners' Union.
(Special to The Citizen.)
jnow i oriv, jwarcn n. wuen me
minors nnd operators meet In this
cltv to-dav the former will roioct tho
proposition offered by tho operators
lu si su u&ruuiuuui iui uuum-
or three years.
President finer of tho operators
P'nnoRition was nnai. uospuo tins,
however, a compromise is expected,
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W KK AT CAIUIONDALE.
cunecini to rne L'ltizen.j
Cnrhondale, March 14. The
nwltch engine of a Clinton mlno
t--'n nt Forest City sidoswlped a
iMro HdFan train this morn-
' - nprolled 20 cars. Traffic was
' '"-' two hours.
i uu .uiiuitw . .o nun. iiiuiouu; itirtu uuj' uiuiiuj' lium .in. ix.uxii&i i jq COUrtCSy WnS UuV
arternoon at tno nouso. wo replied, "No, sir!" "uia you lane' minj wns puro and freo
OPERATORS PROPOSITION FINAIj your hand In his pocket7" "No. sir," was strong oven to
Hays rresKieni nuer 10 i-rcsiucni. gontiomnn.' sso, sin un cross-
IxjwIs Kelly and Joseph Ifcndry, of
llawlcy Aro Acquitted of Chargo
or ItohhliiK Meyer KrmvlU on
Itnnd Between llondlcyn and
Ilnwlcy on Nov. ii Last.
Tho case of tho
versus Charles Stovens resulted in a
vordict, Tuesday, of guilty of assault
and ho wns sentenced to pay the
costs of prosecution and $5 fine.
A new rulo was inaugurated In the
court by Judge Searlo on Tuesday
morning that hercaftor tho front six
rows of scats on the right sldo of tho
court room would bo reserved for
Jurors only. This plan Is to keep
tho jurors separated -from tho public
and prevent conversation with Jur
ors. The case of tho Commonwealth
versus Lewis Kelly and Josoph Hen
dry, charged with robhery and lar
ceny, was called on Tuesday morn
ing. Meyer Krawltz, a German and
a peddler, living In Hawley, was tho
prosecutor. District Attorney Simons
took tho caso for tho Commonwealth
and Attorneys Leo nnd Harmes for
tho defense. Tho prosecution opened
with the testimony of Meyer Kra
wltz, who stated that ho was a ped
dler and In tho day in question, Nov.
27, 1911, while on his way to Haw
ley from Hoadloys, Kelly and Hen
dry, who were walking along tho
road, asked him for a ride. They
got on his wagon near the old Num
ber 14 saw mill and rode about a
mile, and got off within a mile of
Hawley. He Identified tho boys In
court nnd testified that Kelly sat on
the seat beside him while Hendry
rode In the back on a sack of rags
and kept Jumping up as If ho
were crazy, and he told him to get
, off. Finally both boys got off and
one of them got a long iron plpo from
the wagon and shoved It through
tho two front wheels of the wagon,
Hendry went to the horses' heads
while Kelly took a revolver from
his pocket and pointed it at Krawltz,
at the same time demanding the
peddler's money. Krawltz told them
he had no money, whereupon Kelly
went through his pockets and took
a pocketboolc containing $15 . He
was warned that If ho cried out they
would shoot him. He stated that he
has not seen the pocketbook or mon
ey since. He said he then whipped
up his horses and they raced down
tho hill. On cross-examination
Krawltz stated that he lived In Haw
ley and that he was going to "Hoad
leys to get rags and old iron. He
stated that ho knew the boys. His
testimony was hard to' lntrpret on
account drTiTs "extremely -brfikeft ac
cent, but he was more than willing
to tell nis story to tho court. He de
nied getting out of the wagon to fix
a broken trace or pick up some hay
at the side of the road.
Harry Stevenson was sworn. Ho
stated that ho lived at Hawely and
on November 27 between 4 and 5
In the afternoon he stopped the
horse driven by Krawltz, which was
coming down the hill towards him.
He was about a quarter of a milo
from tho placo whero the occurrance
happened and stated that he could
see all that took placo. He saw tho
two boys which ho claimed ho know,
get off the wagon nnd put a plpo in
the wheels while Kelly pulled some
thing out of his pocket and pointed
it at tho old man. He stated that ho
was about 400 feet away and could
not see whether Kelly hold a re
volver or not. He said Krawltz told
him his story when he stopped tho
horse and seemed to 'bo very much
excited. On being cross-examined by
Attorney Harmes ho said ho could
not swear what Kelly pointed at the
man, but otherwise corroborated the
old man s story,
W. B. Ammerman, a justice of tho
peace, sworn. Ho testified that
Kelly and Hondry wero brought be
foro him nt Hawley and ho heard all
tho evidence Ho denied that ho re
quested the boys to mako statement
but that they told him voluntarily
Ills story coincides with that later
told by the boys. Tho Common
Louis Kelly was called. Ho stated
that ho was 17 years old and lived
at Hawley and that on Nov. 27 ho
nnd Joseph Hendry came up tho road
and when near No. 14 saw mill asked
Krawltz for a rldo. They got on
' tho wagon and rode about a mllo
and when at tho top of tho hill about
a mllo from Hawley. Krawltz got oir'
tho wagon to fix a broken traco and
picked up some hay at tho sldo of
tho road. Ho admitted taking the
the wagon. Ho stated that they got
on tho wagon again nnd when about
500 foot from the bridge they both'
got off together to got a drink but
ior some uiikiiuwji reusuii iiiuy uiu
not got It. Ho was asked, "Did you
examination ho stated that Joseph
I Hondry stood up back of tho seat
" " i
Krnwitz and that thoy got off to
gethor to got a drink. Ho omphatl
cally denied taking any money.
ju&uiiu neuurv us unurn. uu
stated In almost tho exact words tho
testimony given by Kelly.
when tnoy met Krawltz. Ho did not
see Kolly point a revolver hut heard
i shouts but didn't seo anything. Tho
cross-examination brought out the
ract tnat Krawltz looked somo ex
cltod when ho reached them, lie
couldn't toll who shouted. He stat-
od thnt thero was nothing to Inter-
ere in seeing the old gravity track
from whero ha stood.
(Continued on Page Eight.)
'anything?" "No, sir!" "Did you put1 nM, iiIg l0ve for his
"Did you point a revolver at tho old j jnK faithful to His mo
Delivered hy Her. A. h. Whlttakcr at
Graco Church Last Sunday Even
Tho 'Honesdalo Troop of Bor
RomitR Hntnnnrl tn nn nlnnnnnr cor.
mnn .lollvnrml hv Tlov A T. Whir.
tikor in Grace Episcopal church last
Sunday evening. Twenty boys and
Scout Master E. G. Jenkins attended
In a 'body In uniform. The rector
chose his remarks from Matthew
Boy Scouts of America, in tho first
place I wish to toll you how much
I appreciate tho honor and tho privl-
! logo of nddresslng you and why.
Thero are those who would doubt
less say, that is strange, that you
should caro so much to speak to
such an unimportant organization.
Why, thoy aro only boys! Now that
Is tho very reason why I consider
It a valuable privilege. It Is my
reason for looking upon you ns not
an unimportant society, but one of
the most important societies which
we have. Just because you aro
boys. Because you ato boys, you
havo tho future with you. You have
It in your very grasp, If you will
take It If you will just reach out
your hand and take " Yn n-n ,e
coming men of tho town and ot .tho
state and or tho nation. "Umlm or
tant," does someone Bay? I say,
"Most assuredly, no! Most important
of all are these boys who aro going
to do things in tno years to come.
Tho principles upon which your
order is founded are thoroughly
Christian. And so I am placing bo
fore you tho picture of the Master
of the Christian church on his round
of loving and intelligent service to
His people And He had compassion
on tho multitudes. Those two
things I would emphasize as main
precepts for' you young men of tho
Boy Scouts of America. . You should
be unselfish enough to bo Interested
In the depravities and tho needs of
tho people. And you should be will
ing to give of your money and
goods, and, of your time and strength
for tho good of mankind at largo.
You should bo philanthropists.
When a young mnn Is casting
about for n life work, one of the
things for him to consider is wheth
er the field which he has In mind is
overcrowded or overworked. You
will find this field of philanthropy
in the sense ot taking an intelli
gent Interest in tho welfare of your
fellowmen Is not overworked.
It Is" the unthought of things,
tho-.-Important, .things, which you
'aoy -tcoittg. re hndeu together to
do. You are to be thoughtful that
you may bo kind. Most of tho ac
cidents of life and the etnbarass
ments and unpleasant things of
life happen not so much because
someone has been actively and posi
tively selfish, but because they havo
not been unselfish enough to think
of the welfare and comfort of others.
This Is one of tho things which
makes the glory of your order, that
you aro to definitely set yourself tho
task of being thoughtful for tho good
But now I am going to say what
I believe to be the especial mission
of tho boy scouts. It is simply to
bring back courtesy Into our Amer
ican life. 'Everywhere you hear the
complaint that the youth do not
show tho good breeding which they
once did, that kindness to the aged
and respect and reveronco for the
things which deserve them aro not
shown now as they onco wore. I
do not know whether that is true or
not. Wo are perhaps too apt to cry
out that the good old days are gone.
I only know that there Is a vast deal
of jostling upon tho streets, of In
solence nnd impudence, which would
Impress well-bred strangers to our
shores with tho feeling that wo
Americans wero a barbarous people.
Now a foremost endeavor of tho boy
scout movement is to Instill tho
spirit of courtesy into tho inmost
heart. I wish to say right hero wo
Americans havo tho Instinct for
courtesy In our hearts as perhaps no
other people. But wo are oftentimes
too sfow about showing it. But if
wo fall to show it, tho effect on oth
ers in our common llfo Is like a
cloudy day, when It might havo been
filled with sunshlno.
Now I started with a text which
gave a brief picture of what our
Lord and Master Jest's Christ did m
I ijinc.in f. niii l ot mn cinsn with
, tno oarnoSt advice that in order to
jjn bettor scouts and truer gentle
men and moro helpful men In tho
town and nation you will more and
moro hold beforo your eyes tnat
modol man nnd gentleman. Ho was
tho Son of God. But Ho wns also
ti, nnoct nmi trimst mnn who ever
....... ...... - - - ...
Voil His kindness was a reeling
i je0I)iy seated In tho heart. His gen-
death. By be-
mory and holn-
inr tn Mm extent of your ability in
' n.i,ninrnr hndv of Christians which
you happen to owo nlloglance, you
will help in tno greni worn oi uiub.-
- inB His standards of lovo and mercy
- nmi hnlnrulness tho coming stand-
ards among men. It will help you to
uo kuuu muma unu uu uuu buuu.ua
Wnyiio County Farmers Indicted.
(Special to Tho CltWon.)
J scrnnton, March 14. A
waa returned today by tho
ptates grnnd Jury Indictln
Scranton, March 14. A truo Dili
rllrtlne L. I..
- Teeple and W. J. Flynn. both of
Lookout, Wayne county, for vlola-
t0na of the interstate commerce
inWB The former Is charged with
having shipped to New York a tu-
borcular cow and Flynn with having
'sent to the samo city a bob veal.