The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, July 17, 1912, Image 1
Citron The Citizen Is Getting New Ad vertlsers Every 'Week. Merchants Know Tills is n Good Advertising Medium. Why Wnit for Buyers? Tito Wnnt Ad Department of Tito Citi zen Gets Them Quick. Only a Penny n Word. 70th YEAR. --NO. 57 WMIRSk cents HONESDALE, WAYNE CO., PA., WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 1912. 'ut'i r HONESDALE TO CELEBRATE Affair to Tnke Place letter Part of August Business Men mid Fire- men Fathering Project it Will 15c n Wn.vne County Event. One of the largest celebrations Honesdale has enjoyed slnco Old Home Week, three years ago, will take place the latter part of August, commencing the 27th of that month. It will bo the reawakening of the town aud the townspeople will glad ly co-operate with the Business Men's Association and Flromen of Hones dale and vicinity to make it the event of the season. A Joint meeting of these repre sentative bodies was held last FrI-j uay evening in me town nan. w. W Wood, president of Protection Engine company No. 3, acted as temporary chairman. The matter of celebration was discussed pro and con. It was final ly agreed that a celebration, con sisting of a llrenian's day, with civic, automobile and lloral parades, take place. Temporary Chairman Wood appointed the following com-. llliftnna whlnll Ivll! Yin rnctinti el 111 n ' for the success of the undertaking: Adertlslng, tlnance, entertainment, privileges, music and transportation. The various chairmen and members of the different committees will be assigned In a few days. The general committee, comprising seven members of the Business Men's Association, and the preldents of the live lire companies in Hones dale and vicinity, follows: S. T. Ham, president of the Busi ness Men's Association; X. B. Spen cer, secretary of said asoclatlon; C. L. Dunning, C. E. Bates, H. G. How land. J. B. Nielsen, D. H. Maloney. The lire companies are represented on the committee by George Stenz horn, prsldent of Seelyville company; W. A. Stuiuan, Texas No. 4; Fred Schort. Alert Hook and Ladder com pany; E. E. Williams, Hose Company No. 1, Honesdale, and W. W. Wood of Protection Engine No. 3. This committee will hold a con ference with the Old Home Week committee on Tuesday evening of this week to consider the financial end of the proposed project. There is a balance in the treasury of about 5 4 00 left from the Old Home Week celebration. In order to secure this money, if the executive committee of the Old Home Week affair deem it advisable to use It, it is necessary to call the members together and as certain whether it is the commit tee's desire that the balance In the treasury should be used for this purpose. J. D. Weston will preside over Tuesday's meeting when this matter will be presented and possibly settled. It has been suggested, If the prop osition meet with the approval of the Old Homo Week's committee, that an eu.ual amount be raised by the hotels, restaurants and wholesale liq uor dealers of the town, and then raise the balance by popular sub scription. We have been informed that the different hotel and restaur ant keepers have their proportion taken care of and are now awaiting the verdict of the executive coinrnjt tee of Old Home Week. The Business Men's Association, firemen interested and committees In charge of the festivities will receive the hearty co-operation of The Citi zen In making the proposed cele bration one of the greatest achieve ments ever to have been given In Wayne county. Its columns are open to news articles and special con tributions that may bo necessary to make the affair a success. .1. A. BOIHE IN NEW STUDIO. Joseph A. Bodle, whose photo graphs can be found 1n almost every home in Wayne county, Is now locat ed in his new studio on the third floor of the Dodge building, corner of Main and Seventh streets, Hones dale. Mr. Bodle commenced moving on Tuesday and by Thursday of this weeK nopes to have things In apple pie order for the trade. Tho rooms have recently been re fitted and placed In first-class shape They are in fact, Mr. Bodle claims as convenient a suite of rooms as he has ever occupied. The first room at tho head of the stairs of the third floor is a reception hall. Jt is nicely furnished in oak furnl turo and cabinets. Four large front windows give plenty of air and light. The floor is also of oak. A dressing room Is at the left which leads to tho operating room. Tho latter Is spaci ous ana nas an excellent north light At tho rear of tho building, mis poor, is a picture frame room Next to that Is the printing room. toilet and In another section the de veloping or dark room. About 25 feet is partitioned off tho operating room which will servo as a negative ana store room. The studio is one of the neatest ana most convenient in this section or tho country. It Is complete in every detail and was nlancd hv Mr. Bodle, who has 40 years' experience in mo picture uusiness. Mr Bodle entered tho employ of E. I. Stearns In August, 1872, In tho W W. Weston building, now owned by Erk Bros. In 1875 he purchased a half interest in tho business and three years later became solo proprie tor Mr. Bodlo conducted his Btudlo in that building for 35 years or un til ho was forced out by flro ilvo years ago. Ho then occupied quarters in the Keif building and last January was again burned out. Having made arrangements with U. G. Hidgeway ho has slnco occupied his studio on 'Main street. Mr. Bodio's many patrons will find him open for business bright and early Thursday morning of this week in ono of tho 'best-equipped studios Jn Northeastern Pennsylva nia. He la assisted by his son, Joseph A. Bodle, Jr., who possesses great artistic ability. OLDEST PENSIONER DIES. Mis. Bunnell Dies nt Age of Ninety Si Years Was n Pensioner of Civil War. Mrs. Clarlnda 'Bunnell, who fqr the past sixteen years had made her home with her son-ln-lnw and daugh ter, Mr. aud Mrs. Ulysses F. Beers, on 'Fifteenth street, died at about live minutes to eight o'clock on Monday, of general debility. Mrs. Bunnell was nlnoty-slx years of ago and was as far as can be ascertained the oldest pensioner of the Civil war. Mrs. Bunnell was born in Mount Pleasant township on March 7, 181 G, and for many years lived there. She was united In marriage to Zebulon Pike Bunnell In 'Dyberry township. Mr. Bunnell died about twelve years before the outbreak of the Civil war. 'n a company of Infantry that left Honesdale In 1SC2 for service In the MltS. CIaVKINDA IJUNNEIili. I'nlon army Ellory .1. Bunnell, a son of Mrs. Clarlnda Bunnell, was a member and during the war he served faithfully the cause of his country. For the last sixteen years Mrs. Bunnell had made her home with her daughter and for some time past had been an invalid although she had retained her faculties up to the last. She is survived by one son, Oscar Bunnell, of Honesdale; two daughters, Mrs. Ulysses F. Beers and Mrs. C E. Mills, both of Hones dale. Four children preceded her in death. The funeral services will be held from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Beers on Fifteenth street on Wednesday afternoon at four o'clock, Rev. Will H. Hiller officiating. In terment will be made In Glen Dy berry cemetery. IN THE STORM'S PATH Aftermath of ltecent Damage Done by Lightning in Wayne and Ad joining Counties. On Tuesday afternoon last the store owned by W. E. Bennet at She hawken. Pa., was badly damaged by lire. The fire was caused by light ning during an electrical storm which passed over that section about 2:15 p. m. A telephone polo near the store was struck, and the electrical cur rent followed the wire Into the store, and before the flames could be extinguished tho southwest corner of tho building, which is a two-story structure, was burned, together with the stock of general merchandise In that part of the building. The bal ance of the stock was damaged liy smoke and water, entailing a loss of $500. The loss Is covered by Insurance In tho Wayne County Farmers' In suranco Co. and tho German Ameri can Insuvince Co. In tne store at tho time tho fire started were Mrs. Bennett, Miss Iva Haubr and two traveling men. They, with the assistance of those living in tho neighborhood, after a hard fight, succeeded In saving tho building. At tho time Mr. Bennett had gone to Autumn Leaves on business. Horton McGarglo, of South Ca naan, suffered the loss of five good cows in a thunder storm that passed over southern Wayno county ono day last week. Mr. McGarglo greatly feels the loss of his herd. He has been unfortunate of late, sickness having entered his home and af flicted several of his children. He has the sympathy of tho community in his loss. A barn belonging to Peter Yoko, who lives on tho Long BIdge road, between Hawley and White Mills, was struck by lightning during Sat urday afternoon's storm and dam aged to the extent of $100. Tho barn did not tako flro, but tho elec tric fluid killed a calf that stood therein. There were cows and horses In tho barn, but thoy were uninjured The barn was Insured in tho Wayne t'ounty Farmers Mutual Flro Insur anco company. During the olectorlal storm Friday lightning struck tho barn of S. W. Burleigh, Burlolgh Hill, and burned it to tho ground together with a small quantity of hay and somo farming implements. No insurance. Tho Methodist churcn of Whites Valley was struck by lightning dur ing Saturday afternoon's sovore storm. The steeplo was badly dam aged. Lightning struck and sot flro to a dwelling in Dunmoro on Saturday, it being tho socond structure that caught flro by lightning -within a week. A "barn owned by David Cooper. Palmyra township, was slightly dam aged by being struck by lightning during Saturdays thunaer-storm. HE CARRIED THE AMERICAN FLAG Edward Welch, Who Claims He Was Turned Out of House ami Home, Walked to Honesdale Sumhiv Ills Outfit Was Meager, Rut ! Nevertheless Patriotic. Tf.l&ETPfl. Mrnrl nml rll.i. Pnllnn J. J Canlvan picked up a lad 13 county than Major George H. Whit-: years old Monday morning on tho.ney. Those who have enjoyel lis Delaware and Hudson railroad friendship throughout life speak In o gave his name as Edward words of highest praise and esteem XoSSffiff ClalmCd h Cam """"i?.,.1"!? -t.lr aa .nuob tboUBl.t: r Young Wolch told a pitiful tale, I years ago, and whose mother Is nt the poorhouse. with no ono to com fort or advise him, picked up tho' itnv ciumesjmp naa. rne outlit con sisted ot.jOaTBhirt and pair of over alls aside?from what he had on his person. His clothes were worn and torn. Illi shoes had seen better days and from their appearance never saw a shoe brush or blacken ing from the day the shoes wore bought. Tho coat was In rngs and the hlrt torn. His trousers con sisted of an overall jumper with a bib. In ono pocket he carried an extra pair of overalls and In the other a once clean shirt. In an In ner pocket carefully tucked away was a miniature American Hag. The lad thought the world of the beautl nil btars and Stripes and displayed the Hag with much honor and pa triotism. In the same pocket was a colored comic section of a Sunday newspaper. i Young Welch, after being turned out of 'home, started walking toward Honesdale. The man with whom the lad lived during the past five years took him from the poor farm and agreed, so Welch said, to give him 5 cents per day to work for him. This the lad said his employer fail ed to do. Trudging on with a heavy heart through the thick dust the lad came to the home of Mrs. O'Dell, Promp ton. She took compassion upon him and gave Ijlm something to eat. Af ter telling his story he plodded on. following tho telegraph poles, which led him to Honesdale. He reached the outskirts of the town about dusk and fatigued with his long and wearisome walk fell along tho wayside near the railroad track, where he remained all night. It is stated that some persons heard a man or boy crying at different times In the night, but could not tell from what direction the sound came. Monday morning Chief Canlvan went after young Welch. Children In the neighborhood gave the lad bread to eat, but Instead of eating It, Welch throw the hand-outs upon the ground, refusing to touch them. The chief then brought the young lad to the court house and turned him over to Sheriff F. C. Kimble's custody. Wayne's big-hearted of ficer, who would never see any one sulfer and who Is always ready and willing to lend a helping hand, lis tened attentively to young Welch's pitiful story, examined the contents of his pockets and then took him in to his home. Here soap and water wore used freely and tho young tourist was made as clean as possi ble. Tho sheriff gave him a good big meal and turned the lad over to District Attorney Simons. Mr. Si mons asked young Welch if ho know where his mother was and ho re plied that ho did. After talking with him the district attorney told him ho had better go to his mother. Young Welch then left tho house of Justice enrouto to urooKside Farm, which nlace he ex pected to reach sometime during Monday afternoon. In the meantime District Attorney Simons telephoned Steward Harry Bunnell that young weicn was on nis way to his place. BABY DIES AFTER EVENTFUL LIFE Italph Wood, of Boyds Mills, Ho covers From Drinking Fly Poison Was In Shadow of Lock Jaw From Cat Scratch Finally Succumbs to Abdominal Trouble. Italph Ivan, 19-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Wood, of Boyds Mills, died suddenly of abdominal troublo at 11 o'clock Saturday morn ing. The narcnts broucht their Ron to Honesdale that morning when a' consultation with four Honesdale physicians was held. An operation was deemed necessary to save tho baby's life, but tho child was too weak to withstand tho ordeal. Mr. and Mrs. Wood returned homo with their baby and an hour aftorwards It passed away. TCalph was tho young' est of nine children and his death was tho first to occur In that happy family. Although young in life Ralph had an eventful one. Last September he drank a quantity of poison lly paper water and It was with hard work on tho part of tho family physician that ho rccovored. About four weeks ago Italph was scratched by tho family cat. Blood poisoning set in and lockjaw was reared. Through tho efforts of Dr. Parcell, of Nar rowsburg, tho deadly poison was worked out of the baby's system Then Ralph was stricken with, bowol trouble, which rosultod In death. The family has tho sympathy of tho community In their bereavement. Tho funeral was held Monday af ternoon, Rov. M, S. Spear cmclated. wnicn ir true, was hard lines for ai vwmnoy win celebrate tno u Uh in-, u"", , , "" :.:", grown person to go through. Tho' ni'ereary of his natal day. having Ifonlll them Ono of the .ran lad; It appears, had been working been born In Honesdale July IS. "si to lo 'the PchaSffour of the for a man In lAldeuvillc, who on J f 18. In remembrance of same, , alu?0nS0dbl j? L the name of Lewis out" Ti.u wnJ P I, l and,set The men who committed the mur- ThL' m.,T !LIa?.S"nd.a i,'.0.rn'"gJ ; . . .... der. It Is believed, took revenge up- MA.JOII WHITNEY'S 111 I ill 1 1 A V THl'RSDA Y. " l ather of Company E," as He Is tneciionaieiy i alien, .Never .miss imI a Single Drill In Fifteen Year! The CHIen I'.Uenils Congratulations One of Town's Best Known Resl dents. Tilers Ih lint n liotfor ltnnivn nIM. vnn M..t.ll..n I.. 1 1 .... --.I -t citizen. On Thursday of this week Major MAJOR G. H. WHITNEY. si rlbers, townspeople and Wayne counteans extend heartiest congratu lations to the "father of Company E." It is the wish of The Citizen and the Major's large assemblage of friends that he enjoy his birthday In the truest sense of the word and that his life may be scared to enjoy many like occasions. May it be as Longfellow in tho " Second Pass over " describes it: "This my birthday, and a happier one Was nevr mine." Major Whitney, through an afflic tion, being deprived of speech since September, 1908, has led a retired life. Although unable to converse with his loved ones and friends he has recovered sufficiently and gain ed strength enough to allow him to Atke" the members of his family out riding, holding the reins over his favorite horse, "Prince," himself. Major Whitney was onco considered the best horsemen in this section of the state. He has been around horses all his life and is a lover of the equine beauty. His father, the late Horace T. Whitney, established a livery on Church streot in 1S49, later conducted by Major Whitney and his brother, H. T. Whitney. On August 28, 1909, tho Major retired from active business and rented the barn to Fred G. Rickard, who Is now conducting the livery. iMajor Whitney, throughout his life, always had the interest of oth ers at heart and was willing to do his utmost to make someone else happy. Tho major has been affectionately regarded as the father of Company E, having lieen keenly Interested in tho progress of that favorite com pany throughout its entire career of more than three decades. In fact, the career of Major Whitney and the history of Company E have been closely linked together. This dis tinguished citizen of Honesdale en listed In the service as a private on August 23, 1878, and remained In active duty for practically 29 years. His record was as follows: Promoted to corporal, August 14, 1879; ser geant, July 29, 1882; second lieu tenant, April 1, 1884; first llouten- ant, iMarch 23, 1885; captain, April 12, 1880; re-elected captain, July 13, 1891; major and ordnance of- ncer. Third Brigade, January 1902 to 1907. Ho refused re-elec tion in 1907 and was succeeded by Captain E. H. Conrad, of Scranton, who is still holding that otllce. During the period of tho major s actlvo service ho attended all the encampments, also five presidential Inaugurations, and was present at the Installation of five governors of the state. Ho participated in three parades In Now lork City and ns many in Phlaldelphla. During his first 15 years in tho service, Major Whitney never missed a single drill, and while under his captaincy, Com pany E ranked within ono point of being the highest rated unit in the Stato guard. Wayno County Man Charged With Shipping "lloli" Yeal. Charged with violating tho federal pure food laws, TP. W. Schwolghafor, of Glrdland, about twolvo miles from Honesdale, was arrested Saturday afternoon and held In $500 ball for appearance at tho October term of United States court by R. M. Sal mon, United States commissioner, at Honesdale. Schwelghafcr Is alleged to have shipped "bob" veal to Now lork on or nbout 'May 21. Deputy United States (Marshal Fred C. Ehrhardt made tho arrest. Fifteen carcasses woro shipped by tho defendant on tho date in ques tion, and tho inspectors confiscated ono alleged to havo been under tho required ago. Scranton Times. COMING EVENTS. The members of tho Eagles lodge will hold a clam bake and outing at tho first glas3 factory pond on Sunday, July 28. TODAY'S DISPATCHES NEW YORK STIRRED BY MURDER ' Herman Rosenthal, Noted Gambler, Shot ami Killed This Morning One of Murderers Arrested Supposed to he Chaulfeui'. (Special to The CItlzon.) Now York, July 10. This city was l FT1 1, a mAl sensat.loual ga."s i1I,urilor rl Ah,f mornlne, when "Tr,"'; ? X BuZ S. as 1 a ni" , hT"?ol"ta ndi25 S", ttl5ttSl-ott mltted by four men who made their o big scandal which was recently exposed by him. . MCRDEU SUSPECT ARRESTED IN WILKES-RARRE. Supposed to he Nathan Swnrtz Who is Wanted for Taking Life of Beautiful Julia Connor In New York. (Special to Tho Citizen.) Now York, July 1C. The police to day learned from the aged father of Nathan Swartz, the missing murder suspect In the Julia Connor murder mystery that his son confessed to him that he murdered beautiful Julia Connor. Tho girl was brutally wounded, assaulted and afterwards thrown Into a vacant lot. There wore 41 wounds upon her person. The police has been working on a clue which led to the arrest of a man In Wllkes-Barre last night, who is believed to be the suspect. He is being held until further de tails develop. LATHAM, AYIATOR, GORED TO DEATH IN AFRICA, Was Hunting Rhinoceros on Nile Horrible Accident Occurred June 7th Gave Up Flying for Moth er's Sake. (Special to The Citizen.) Paris, July 1C. Hubert Latham, the famous aviator, was gored to death by a rhinoceros June 7 while hunting on the Nile in Africa. Tho airman was well known In Paris and America. He gave up aviation two years ago at the request of his mother, sub sequently going to Africa whpre he went to hunt the rhinoceros. MITCHELL TO RE SENTENCED FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT, Ho Violated Injunction In Bucks Stove Company Boycott Case. (Special to The Citizen. Washington. D. C. July 1G. John Mitchell, once president of the Mine Workers Union, will be sentenced tomorrow for contempt of court. He violated an Injunction in tho Bucks Stove company boycott case. BOARDERS SUFFER PTOMAINE POISONING Ato Freely of Peach Ico Cream on Sunday at Ijako Huntington All Sick Except Ono Who Didn't Ent tho Desert. (Special to The Citizen). Lake Huntington, N. Y., July 10. Fifty-two summer boarders be- camo suddenly 111 after eating free ly of peach Ice cream at tho Grand House on Sunday. All of the board ers except one man, who didn't eat the lco cream, are suffering from ptomaine poisoning. There are sev eral who are still very 111 and are confined to their beds. It is not known whether the poisoning was duo to canned peaches, that may have been used, or that the trouble was caused V a defective freezer. TOWN LOCKUP AR.VNDONEI). The borough lockup, which has been In tho town hall basement slnco tho erection of that municipal building, was abandoned last week. In view of tho fact that part of the town hall Is being converted in apartments for the postofflco, the lockup Is considered unsafe for pris oners. They could walk out of the coop, gain access to tho first floor and walk out of tho building with out being suspected by tho work men. Hereafter all prisoners, drunks or disorderly porsons found upon tho streets and arrested by officers will bo placed In tho county Jail. Tho town may provide for a station houso sometime In the future, but for an lndoflnlto tlnio all prisoners arrosted by local officers will bo placed In tho county hastllo. Mayor McCarty has given this or der to tho town's police forco. Ar rangements havo been mado with tho sheriff whorby ho will recelvo 50 cents per day for caro and meals of all vagrant3 cast In tho county jail. Worry Over Labor Conditions Lends To Investigation. Tho court issued an order yester day to inquire Into tho sanity of Frank Schaffor, a former president of tho local American Flint Glass Workers' Union. Tho commission Is composed of It. M. Stockor, Dr. E W. Burns and James Baker. Schaffer, It Is alleged, worried considerable over labor conditions during his term of offlco and it prayed so strongly upon his mind that It is claimed ho has become vio lent at times and consequently needs to be held in restraint. nnnnnn I r, . nt..nl.ll. ml. ..-II PERSONAlS MENTION. Theodore Welsh, of Hancock, Is spending his vacation In town. Godfrled Breldhaupt, of Hawley, was a pleasant caller In Honesdale Saturday. Samuel Katz returned to New York city Monday after spending sev eral days here. Mrs. William Smith, of Whlto Mills, spent Friday and Saturday in town with relatives and friends. Jacob Ohmer, a prosperous Jersey City hardwaro merchant, is visiting his mother and sister on Terraco street. C. E. Barnes, of Hancock, X. Y., was the guest of his brother, W. J. Barnes, on Friday and Saturday or last week. Charles McCann, of River street. Is spending a few days in Lackawan na Valley. Charles 'Bussa has returned from a business trip in (Now York and Philadelphia. Mrs. Pearl Miller returned on Fri day from an extended visit with her mother In Waymart. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Katz, of New York City, attended the funeral of the late Mrs. Joseph Straussner on Sunday. Richard Strongman returned to his home In Chicago on Monday after a visit at the home of his father at Bethany. Dr. 'E. B. Gavltt and wife of White Mills, were callers in Honesdale on Monday, having mado the trip in tnelr auto. Mrs. Asa Bryant and Miss Florence Bryant left Tuesday morning for a ten days' sojourn to be spent in At bury Park, X. J. Mrs. W. J. Barnes returned homo on 'Friday evening from a visit of a few days with her sister, Mrs. S. E. Franklin, at Waverly. Mrs. Eva Brune, who has 'been spending some time here, departed on Monday morning for Salem where she will visit her father. Mrs. E. Cl'une and children of New York City, are the guests or Mrs. Clune's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. P. Kelley, Church street. Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Richards and daughter Xatalle, returned Fri day last from a visit with friends and relatives In Wllkes-Barre. Miss Mary L. Kelley and sister, Mls3 iBessIe Kelley, of Baltimore, Md., arrived Sunday for a three weeks' visit at their home here. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Vannan and two children, of Schrlber, Canada, spent Monday In town with Mrs. Vannan's sister, Mrs. Raymond Al bert. Wallace Olver, of Scranton, Is visiting his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Barnes this week. Mr. Olver Is an Instructor in Greenville College. Miss Marie Ward, who is em ployed In the office of tho Gurney Electric Elevator company, is en Joying her vacation with relatives in Wllkes-Barre and at Harvey's Lake. Judson Curtis, of Philadelphia, who has been spending his vacation with his mother on Xorth Main street, returned on Saturday. He made the trip both ways via motor cycle. Mrs. Ed. Bader and little son, Harold, who recently went to Brook lyn with Mr. Bader expecting to lo cate there permanently, returned on Saturday owing to the sickness of Harold. Mr. Bader Is still In the city. Mrs. Mary Knight and son, Ar thur, and Harvey T. Jackson and daughter, Mrs. Leon Bly, all of Car bondale, attended the funeral of the lato Joseph Benny, Saturday after noon, at the latter's home on West Park street. Samuel Tillou, of South Orange. X. J., and Miss Alice Tillou, of Eliza beth, X. J., returned to their respec tive homes Tuesday via Scranton, af ter a pleasant visit with their cous ins, Mrs. C. II. Rockwoll and Miss Emma Tillou at this place. Frank Eiselo, of Scranton, arriv ed on Saturday evening to take up his duties as superintendent of the Honesdalo Consolidated Light, Heat and Power company. Ho has been connected with tho Electric Light company of Scranton for four years. Leslio Brader, who has been em played by tho Gurney Electric Ele vator Co. in Xew York since last January, will return hero on August 1, being employed hero as an elec trician with the same concern. Tho climate In the metropolis did not agree with 'Mrs. 'Brader's health, which necessitated tho change. Wal ter Schlessler, who Is now employ ed hero with this concern, will suc ceed Mr. Brader In Now York and will leavo on Aug. 1. Japanese Javn Social, Tho young ladles of St. Mary Mag dalen's Sodality will conduct a Jap anese social on the Wasman lawn, foot of Church and Fifth streets, on Thursday evening. This is some thing now In tho lino of a lawn so cial and promises to bo quite an ovent. Ico cream and cake, coffee, sandwiches and candy will be sold on tho lawn by Klniona clad girls. Death or Mrs. Charles Utt. Mrs. Charles Utt, of Uswlck, aged 59 years, 7 months, died Thursday afternoon at 2:30 In Dr. Heed Burn's hospital, Scranton. Sho was taken to tho hospital on July G, suf fering from a cancer. Sho Is surviv ed by her husband and ono daughter, Mrs. Mathow Harlow of Ledgodalo. Pa. The funoral services wero held on Sunday morning at 10 o'clock from tho houso, Rev. Treat officiat ing. Interment in Lakevllle cemetery.