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THE CITIZEN, FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 1912.
BROKER Hi FAILS
Receiver Named For Henry
Sprotil & Go.
HAD BORROWED BIG SIMS.
Plaintiffs Allege That Bankers Cannot
Meet Demand Upon Them For Ad
ditional Margins or Pay as They
Mature Their Indebtedness.
Pittsburgh, Juno 0. The South Side
Trust company wns appointed rocoivet
of the brokerage linn of Henry Sprout
& Co., one of I ho wealthiest local linns,
following the Ming of a Mil In equity
against Henry Kprnul and N. It. Iivans,
doing business ns Henry Sproul & Co.,
In which .lohn tl. HarlKiur and William
J. Bauer are the plalntllTs.
Attorney Warren Y. Seymour of the
firm of Seymour, Patterson & Slebe
netk presented the bill for the plaln
tllTs. and Attorney Paul Kllllam, rep
resenting the defendants, tiled an an
swer admitting the averments made in
the bill and concurring In the appoint
ment of the receiver to take charge of
the assets of the linn. Judge James
It Maefnrlane made the order.
in their petition the plaintiffs state
that they are creditors of the defi lul
nnts In the sum of S'J.SOO and that the
defendants as brokers have borrowed
large sums of money on stocks, the
value of which Is subject to tluctua
tlon, and the lenders can dispose of
the collateral If the defendants do not
advance cash ns called for as addl
Can't Meet Their Demands.
The bill alleges that the defendants
cannot meet the demands upon them
for additional margins or pay as they
mature their several indebtedness. The
petition recites that unless a receiver
were appointed at once the assets
would be dissipated and sacrificed and
certain creditors may or will secure
preference for their claims.
The petition asked that a receiver be
npHinted and that an Injunction be is
sued restraining the creditors from
demanding their claims or proceeding
to collect them and enjoining the de
fendants from selling or disiosing of
the assets. The order of court grants
the prayer of the bill. The answer of
the defendants simply admits that the
avermonts of the bill are practically
SEEKS HEIRS TO ESTATE.
$2,000 Waiting For Katherine and
Joseph Brown, Missing,
Philadelphia, June C Daniel W.
Fagley of this city, executor of the will
of Mrs. Roslo Schaller, is trying to dis
cover the whereabouts of Katherine
and Joseph Brown, children of Mrs.
Schaller, to whom were left bequests
of $1,000 each In her will. Mrs. Schal
ler died in December, 1000.
When the bequest was made Mrs.
Schaller had lost track of her children
by her first husband, and Fagley's ef
forts to And them thus far have been
unsuccessful. The executor believes
they have left the city. Their ages are
nbout forty and forty-two years, re
spectively. Unless they arc found the
money will revert back to other heirs
named In the will.
Jan Ribarich, Who Is to Be Hanged
Next Week, Professes Religion,
Washington, Pa., June 0. Jan III
barlch, an Austrian artist and thrice a
murderer, who will bo bunged hero
next Tuesday, was converted in ills
cell by his daughter, whom he had
vowed he would kill because she was
the "cause of It all." A visit from his
daughter, a prayer and the slnglug of
"Nearer, My Cod to Thee," caused n
Itlbarich. who had lltted his cell into
a studio, had palate-1 the likeness of
many of his friends and had drawn a
sketch of himself dangling at the end
of a rope.
FALLS THREE STORIES LN SLEEP
Rolls Out of Bedroom Window, but Is
Expected ti Recover.
Philadelphia. June C George Lntal,
twenty-ono years old, of this city, fell
from a third story window In his sleep.
Ills bed Is close to the window. His
fall was heard by Charles Snyder and
Thomas West, who bent him to the
The physicians can only And lacera
turns about the body, but are detaining
Latal for observation. He is expected
Big Wind Storm In Kansas.
Kansas City, Mo., Juno 0. A terrific
wind storm with an average velocity
of hcvonty-livo miles an hour, necom
paulcd by hall and dense clouds of
duct, raged four hours over north
western Kansas and northeastern Mis
Bourl. No lives were lost, but mauy
thrilling experiences were reported,
At Allentown York, 1; Allentown, 4
At Lancaster Harrisburg, 13; Lou
At Wllmlngton-AHoona, 5; Wllmlng
At Trenton Johnstown, 4; Trenton,
A Novel by the Titanic's Hero
No One Should Fail to
oth Sides o:
Military Aide and Personal Adviser to Two Presidents. Taft and Roosevelt, and
Who Lost His Life to Save Women and Children as the Titanic Went Down.
First Installment found on
Page 3 of Today's Citizen.
tSpedal to Tho Citizen.)
Damascus, June 5.
Flew It. Rogers preached tho
union Memorial sermon in tho iBap-
tist church Sunday morning, .May 26.
Rev. M. S. Spear, D. 'D., of tho
Tripp Avenue Christian church of
Dunmore, preached at Calkins Sun
day morning, at Tyler Hill on Sun
day afternoon and on Sunday even-
lug he conducted witn uov. 'it. u.
Minch a union service at Calkins.
Pearle Tyler and Bessie Lewis, of
Hancock, N. Y., recently spent a few
days with the former's relatives in
Chester A. uarratt, Esq., 01 tne
county metropolis, delivered the ad
dress of Memorial Day in tho M. t..
church. There was sharp rivalry in
tho games in the afternoon among
which were foot races, half-mile
race, boat race, and ono hundred
yard dash. There was a hard
fought game of ball between uam-
coon and Damascus which ended in
tho score of 8 to u for tho homo
team. Refreshments were served In
the basement of tho Haptlst church
all day and evening. On Thursday
evening tho class play, lei un pane
Francalse," was ably presented by
the senior class. The members of
tho graduating class are: .Susie
Mosher, Anita Skllhorn, Lovlsa
Sheard, Juanita iBrannlng, Eva
Snavely, Kayo Abraham, Myrtle
Uoynolds, Clare Tegeler, Guy Rollly
and Spencer Noble.
iHomer Greene was the speaker 01
tho evening on Commencement
night. May 31. Miss .Mosher, tho
valedictorian of tho class, spoke on
""Woman Suffrage." Miss 'Sheard,
tho salutatorlan, dellvored an ora
tion entitled "The National Advan
tages of a County Girl." Dorln's
orchestra furnished tho music for
both evenings. It is said that the
lilgh school will have an entirely
new faculty the coming year.
A number of Tyler Hill young
men took auto rides through Sulli
van county on Sunday aftornoon.
There will bo three weddings this
week, viz: Tegeler-Canllold, Stalker
There was a directors' meeting
Monday at Tyler Hill.
Tho Mllanvlllo iM. 13. church will
bo dedicated on Wednesday, June
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
TInlllKtnrvllln. Juno 5.
Rov. Thomas, tho now Haptlst
pastor, preached his introductory
sermon last Sunday morning. Ho is
moving into tho parsonago this
Tho farmers aro busy planting
A severe thundor storm swept
over this section last Sunday even
Read the Celebrated Story
Life and Adventure
BY COL. ARCHIBALD
ing, considerably washing some of
the ploughed fields.
Rev. A. R. 'Relchert will have reg
ular services at Holllstervlllo on
Sunday at 11 a. m.; Cobb Memorial
at 3 p. m. and West Sterling at 7:45
p. m. Children's Day will be observ
ed in the M. P. church on Sunday,
Juno 23, at 11 a. m.
A son of Frank iHazelton is very
sick at this writing with peretonltis.
'Squiro E. 13. Holllster was seen In
town a few times recently.
The iHolllsterville boys bested tho
Saco boys In an all round good
played game of ball on Memorial
day by the score of 7 to 5. Next
game Holllstervlllo vs. Haplewood
on Saturday June 8.
(Special to The Cltlzon.)
South Canaan, June C.
Quito a number of Russians at
tended tho services at tho Monas
tery, Memorial Day. Not near as
many neonle were In attendance this
year as compared with other years.
Tho causo being tho suspension.
Kathryn Lamberton, of Hones
dale. Reba Lamberton and Mrs. Wm.
Dershlmer of Jormyn, spent tho lat
ter part of last week with their
mother, Mrs. Danlol Lamberton.
George Congdon and Edith Wil
liams, of Carbondale, spent Sunday
at this place with the former's par
ents, Mr! and Mrs. Richard Cong
don. Mr. and Mrs. 'Wm. Fielding and
children of Carbondalo spent last
week with relatives at this placo.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Joyce, of
Carbondalo, spent Memorial Day
Mabel Rico and Georgo Wittlg, of
this placo, wore married at Hones
dalo by Row Dr. Swift 'Wednesday.
May 2D, 1912. Congratulations.
Mr. and Mrs. Ward Robinson and
baby, of Dunmore, spont ..Memorial
Day at this placo calling on rela
tives. Mr. and Mrs. Rose woro callor3
In town tho 30th.
A number from this placo attend
ed tho commencement at Waymart,
May 31, as thoro woro threo from
this placo that graduated Loren
Darhight, Alta Dronson and Gono
vlovo Kennedy, also two from Way
mart Lolda Chubb and- Nell Keen.
Mr. and Mrs. G. V. Howoll called
on friends at this placo Memorial
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac nontham spont
a few days in Dickson City and
Scranton visiting friends.
Loren Fielding Is HI with gastric
John Wbalen of Carbondalo is do
ing some planting on his farm hero.
Georgo Merrlthew, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Lincoln Merrlthew, formerly
of this placo, was killed at Kansas
City on tho railroad. Tho remains
of Romantic Southern
were brought to Carbondalo Tuesday
evening, June 4.
(Special to The Citizen.)
Milanvllle, Juno C.
Mrs. Volney Skinner returned
home Tuesday after a visit witn
Mrs. C. II. Decker at Blnghamton
and Mrs. Fred Olver at Deposit.
Miss Gladys McCullough and
friend, Miss Shields, of Brooklyn,
are spending a fortnight with Mrs
D. H. Beach.
Klngsley McCullough returned to
Blnghamton Monday after spending
a fow days In town.
Miss Mabol Skinner spent Tues
day at Tyler Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Mogrldge spent
Monday at Honesdalo.
Miss MInnIo lliocker will attend
West Chester commencement this
year, her sister, Miss Frederlcka,
being ono of the graduates.
F. A. Jenkins was calling on
old friends Friday.
Loronzo Price has had a now
Munn piano put In his home.
'Several attended 'Nelson Conklln's
salo at Damascus Saturday.
Remember the dedication of tho
M. E. chapel at this place on Wed
nesday. Juno 12, 1912. Tho Ladles'
Aid society will servo dinner for
2r cents. Every ono is invited to
come and enjoy tho service.
Clalro Tegolor Is carrying tho
mall from Boyds Mills to Mllanvlllo.
Mrs. Chas. Beach is Improving af
ter her recent Illness.
Richard Calkins wont to Syra
cuse, N. Y., last week.
Those who wero fortunate enough
to attend tho High school com
mencement felt well repaid.
CALENDAR OF SPORTS.
Middlo Atlantic Golf Association
championship, opons at Washington,
Now Jorsoy Stato Golf Association
championship opens at Atlantic City.
Opening of annual horse show of
tho Plainflold (N. J.) HUdlng nnd
Opening of fourth annual summer
race mooting at Stato Fair Park, Ok
Eastern Odymplc trials at Har
vard Stadium, Cambridge, Mass.
Western Olympic trials at North
western Field, Evanston, 111.
Canadian Olympic trials at Mon
treal. Latonia Derby will be run at
track of tho Latonia. Jockey club.
Missouri Stato ..Golf Association
championships opdus'at Kansas City.
Championship mcot of tho Michi
gan Interscholastlc lAthletlc Associa
tion at Detroit.
) Ohio Democrats Have Given c
) Him Nomination For Governor. C
Tho Democrats think they can win Ohio
this year. At the state convention In To
ledo ConcrrsHinnn James it. Cox received
tho unanimous vote of tho delegates for
tho gubernatorial nomination.
BOYS LIT POWDER: 6 MAY DIE
Jersey City Youths Touch Off Can
They Found In Lot.
Jersey City, N. J., June tl. Six boys
horribly burned nbout the face aud
body by the explosion of a can of gun
powder were brought to the City hospi
tal In Jersey City by Harry Lehman,
proprietor of a garage. Lehman had
witnessed the explosion and. cunklng
up a touring car that was standing In
the garage, used It as an ambulance.
At the hospital It was said thnt tho In
juries of the boys are so serious that
they may not recover.
While playing together near a lire
works factory about a quarter of a
mile from the Iludnon County park
playground the boys fouml the can of
gunpowder. In the purty wero Edward
Schemel, llfteen; David Wassennan,
fifteen; John Foote. nine; Cbarlen Hall,
ten; Thomas Duane, twelve, and Ar
thur Muusey, twelve years.
They carried the explosive to a spot
near tho wading pool in tho play
ground. One of them produced a
match and suggested a "Fourth of
According to spectators, there was a
blinding Hash, bat no loud report, when
the powder exploded, indicating that
the top of tho can had been pried off.
The force of the explosion was sutfl-
clent to hurl three of the boys Into the
wndlng pool, several feet away. Two
others were thrown, screaming with
pain, to the ground. The boy who set
off the powder had his clothes almost
completely burned off him and wns un
conscious. All of them were scared by
Fair In southern, unsettled nnd some
what warmer In northern portion to
day; tomorrow probably showers, light
New York. Juno C
BUTTER Steady; receipt. 13,100 pack
aces; creamery, extras, lrx. 279ia2Sa; nrsts.
2Ga27Via: seconds, 3Ha20c.; thirds, tta
25a: stato dairy, tubs, finest, 2Ga27c.
good to prime, 24a26a; common to fair, 22a
13c. ; process, extras, 25a25a; firsts, 23Wa
24Ha; seconds, 22a22Ha; factory, current
make, nrsts. 22o23c. ; seconds, JOWaHHc:
thirds. 19a20c.; packing stock, current
make. No. 2, ISHc; No. 3, isa!9a
CHEESE Steady; receipts. 3.707 boxes;
state, whole milk, now, specials, white,
lb., Wiallc; colored. 13iallc; average
fancy, white, 1SH. ; colored, 13Hc; un
dergrades, 12al3Vic; Btate skims, now, spe
cials, white, llaUHc; colored, Hall Vic:
fair to choice, 8aia4c; undorgrades, nom
EQU8 Steady; firm; receipts, 26,277
cases; fresh gathered, extras, doz., 21Ha
22c.; regular packed, firsts, 19V4a20Ha;
firsts, ISalSc. ; seconds. 17c. ; dirties, 15a
17c; checks, lOalSHa; stato, Pennsylvania
and nearby, hennery wiutes, fancy, large,
22a21c; fair to good. 21a22o.; hennery
browns, 21a22c.; gathered brown and mix
ed colore, 19a21a
HAY AND STItAW-Steady; timothy,
100 lbs., $1.30fil.CI); Bhlpplng, tL15al.23: clo
ver, mixed. Jl.lSal.45j long ryo straw, la
1.25; oat, Tba.; small Dales bnjoa less.
DRESSED POULTRY Fresh killed,
steady; chickens, dry packed, Philadel
phia broilers, 32a45a; Pennsylvania broil
ers, SSatOo.; fowls, dry packed, western
boxes. UalCc: tibia.. Iced, UatEc; old
roosters, llHc; spring ducks, near by,
21c: squabs, wmte. aozen. n.SOai; dark,
11.25; frozen turkeys. No. 1, Ha22c,: No. 2.
UalCc; chickens, brotlors, milk fed, 23a
30c; corn fed, 23a27c; roasters, milk ted,
0a23c; corn fed. 19a20c; fowls, 4 and S
lbs. each. 10c; old roosters, 12al2c;
geese. No. 1. lba
LIVE POULTRY Firmer; chickens,
broilers, lb., 2Sa33a; fowls, 13 via; roosters.
9c; turkeys. 12c; ducks, 12c; geese, 9c;
guineas, pair, Wa; plgoons, 30c.
Live Stock Markets.
Plttsburch. Juno 6.
CATTLE Sunnlv llcht. morket stoady;
choice, JS.GOa8.85; prime, JSnS.40: good, 17.00
n7.C6; tidy, t7.35a7.C0; fair. $C.S5a7; common
10 gooa JUl pumb, tiui; uu,
heifers, $5a0; fresh cows and sprlngors,
sheep AND I.AMDS-Supply light
market slow and lower; prlmo wethers,
$5.25a6,40; good, J4.S0a6.2O; fair mixed, (la
4.76; lambs. $3a7; spring lambs, 3aS; veal
calves, 9a9.oo; noavy onu mm, o.iwii.ou.
HOaa-Recelnts. 15 doublo deckers; mar
ket lower; prlmo heavy hogs, heavy mix
ed, mediums and heavy Yorkers, J7.65a
7.70; light YorKers, ii.isai.; pigs ana
(Special to The Citizen )
Stccno, Juno G.
Mrs. Charlos Chapman, of Wllkos
Barro, visited her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Short, hero last week.
Rev. Burch, of Waymart, preached
n very Interesting sermon horo Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Arch Snedlkor and
family, of Prompton, visited his
brother Sundny In Clinton township.
Tho funeral of tho late Norman
Jenkins was uold at his homo at
Keen last Monday. A largo gather
ing of friends from far and near
paid their last respects to tho de
ceased. Mr. Jenkins was a much re
spected citizen of tho community and
was strictly honest In all his deal
ings with everybody and was highly
esteemed by his neighbors and
frionds. Tho pallbearers wero Ed
ward, Charles and James Keen, C
Donny, Moses Cole and Samuel
The Bobolink will rent a lino sum
mer cottago horo at Steene by tho
week or month. Kitchen all furnish
ed. Charle3 Denny is treatiug his res'
dence to a coat of paint.
John Reynolds, of Carbondalo,
has purchased tho Georgo Oliver
farm near Bethany and moved on
the same where he is engaged in
Morris Pethlck, who lives near Al
denvllle, Is certainly tho champion
' orn raiser of Wayne county, as a
:ow days ago ho showed tho writer
a photo of his corn of last soason
with stalks measuring from twelve
to sixteen feet and two inches in
height. Mr. Pethlck Is an up-to-date
farmer and understands the nature
of tho soil and Just what fertlll.ors
to use to make all crops a success.
Miss Hazel Penwanleu and Miss
Floronco Mills, of I'aruondale, visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. John Jenkins here
Martin Nobach had the misfortune
to lose a valuable horse last week.
Roy Foster, of Carbonda.e. visited
Saturday night and riunday with his
John Jenkins, wno was badly
bruised about tho head, neck and
shoulders in falling tnirry feet from
a scaffold. Is slowly improving
(SpeUal .o Tho Citizen
Preston, Juno 6
With warm weather comes the flies
and the autos, and one is as big a
nuisance as tho other. Almost any
nice day while driving along tho
road one may seo a knight of the
motor car sweating and swearing
as he wrestles with a refractory tire,
or the gentleman may be flat on his
back under the car with oil and
grease dripping down his neck and
arms while he rescues a spark plug
that has been dropped In the pan un
der the engine. A noted politician
from Honesdale who has weak eyes
was touring through Preston last
week. One tiro was In poor condi
tion and as ho was down on his
knees calmly looking at a weak spot,
tho weak spot gave way and the gen
tleman from Honesdale got an eye
full of compressed air and dust. Old
Harry and tho wagon Is good enough
Wright Bell, wife and daughter.
are spending a few days with their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. A Bell
Geo. Wolfe and family of Niagara,
spent Sunday at W. H. Doyle's
. J. and G. K. Spencer, of Hones
dale, spent Saturday and Sunday
with their mother. Mrs Joseph
Spencer, of this place.
'Wo aro sorry to hear of tho death
of Warren Woodmanseo of Lake
(Special to The Citizen.)
West Preston, June C,
G. Lee returned to his work at
Trout Creek, N. Y., Friday of last
Thomas Glover, Elmer Glover,
Mrs. Anna DIx and children wero
guests at G. W. Ogden's Thursday.
Freo Methodist quarterly meeting
UV.. . 4kVO UUIU U 1 ouuuui
house here Sunday last. iRov.
Winch, of Walton, N. Y., who had
L-iiaise ui mo meeuugs, was me
guest of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Carey.
Frank Dopp of Endicott. N. Y
visited friends hero a few days last
Lena 'Buchanan was a caller at
Victor Bartleson's Thursday
nf 1 ! T-t.m,r ..-l.il.. .1 r. 1, I .. , .. 1. ,
creeK Here last week.
It Is reported that school will be
Kin here Mnnilnv mnrnmu .Tnnn 11)
with Miss Anna Weed of Lakowoot
X1I11II1.III1 III I. MM. 11
Thompson, attended the quarterl
meeting here Sunday.
day with Mr. and Mrs. Theo Theo
doroff near Ararat.
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
Lake Como, Juno C.
Mrs. Sarah 'Decker and son, Clay
ton. visited friends in Carbondalo las
'Hancock, havo moved Into their cot
tago for tho summer.
Fred Gruthor and ramlly spen
Sllllilfiv with fplonds nt TMn.ns.mt Ml
Tho Kpworth League of tho M.
church has bought a now piano.
Mrs. Fay and son Gilbert, of Stai
light, called on frionds horo Sundaj
Bert Sherman, of Carbondalo, I
spending a few days with frionds 1
en thnt appraisement of $30
od decedents havo been filed in tb
n l , t . . ... .
will bo presented for approval o
Monday, June 17, 1912 viz.
John Loercher, Honesdale: Real.
.iiiiiii iiiiiiiinrii. itniipsiiuin: t'n
Henry Soltzman, Texas townshli
Appralsoment to Hattlo 3
Barnes as guardian or wniis, Gera
and Lewis Barnes, Mt. Pleasan
W. J. BARNES, Clork.
Honesdale, May 31, 1913.