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THE CITIZEN, FRIDAY, JULY 26, 1912.
FOR SALE FARMER'S HANDY
wagon, also set of slnglo harness.
Apply Durlnnd-Wcston Shoo Co.
HOUSE AMD LOT, FOURTEEN
Hundred Seven, Main street, for
sale. Nino rooms. All Improve
ments. Apply Ocntley Bros., Op
posite Postolllce. 57eltf
FOR SALE OR RENT THE W. A.
Pethlck estate, located In Bethany.
Terms reasonable. II. W. Pethlck,
administrator, Hawley, Pa. B3mos2
DELICIOUS ICE CREAM YOU
can have It by using (Brady's
cholco vanilla. Get it at Brady's
Drug store. 60mo2
FOR SALE WELL EQUIPPED
machine shop and garago located
on Industrial Point, Honesdalo.
Business established 20 years. Best
known glass cutters' supply con
cern In the United States. Edward
0. Jenkins, Honesdale, Pa. 42tf.
FOR SAliE DESIRABLE DWELL
lng house and lot on East Street
Extension; all Improvements. Bar
gain. J. B. Robinson, Agent, Jad
wln Building. 5Seltf
WANTED TWO GIRLS TO WORK
In wash room. T. B. Clark & Co.,
WANTED AN EXPERIENCED
hand In Alteration Room of La
dies' Suits and Coats. Apply P. O.
Drawer A. 59tf
THE BODIE STUDIO WILL OPEN
July 18 at G4 7 Main street. Pho
tographs, Frames, Kodaks and Sup
WANTED ISSUES OF THE CITI
zen March 13, 1912, and Juno 21,
FOR RENT: NINE-ROOM HOUSE:
all modern improvements. Inquire
Jacob Demer, South Church street
WANTED AT ONCE 20 SMOOTH
ers, 5 roughers and 5 polishers by
the Wayne Cut Glass Company at
Towanda, Pa. Steady worn anu
highest wages paid. 55ei4
LET THE LACKAWANNA DO
your laundry. Thomas F. Bracy,
Honesdale. acent. Look for our
wacon with the sicn "Lackawanna
Laundry Co." 57tf
MAIL CLOSING HOURS.
A.M. P.M. JM.
Erie 7.09 2.30 5.50
D. & H G.30 12.M. 4.15
D. & H. Sun. C.45
R. D 9.50 P. M.
A big business firm of Washing
ton. D. C, has advertised for women
employes "who don't paint, powder
or wear puffs." The management
explained that tho decorated ladies
are always poor salesmen.
Whilo engaged in canning fruit
one day last week, Mrs. Maggie
Fives, of Bethany, suffered a very
painful accident. She was about to
tighten the lid on a jar, when the
glass broke and severed an artery in
the palm of her right hand. Dr.
Burns attended her.
The fifth Olver family reunion
will bo held at Elm Place, Hones
dale, Friday, August 23. Basket
luncheon will bo served at the bun
galow at 11:30 o'clock. Swings
will be arranged In tho grove for
the children. All members of the
Olver family will be welcome.
Word has been received by
friends of the marriago of Miss
Marian E. Carey to Joseph Opryer,
a wealthy ranchman, of Douglas,
Wyoming, which took place at
Omaha, .Nebraska, on July 17. Miss
Carey is a native of Honesdale and
a former resident of Scranton.
They will reside in Wyoming after
an extended honeymoon trip.
William Mullaney, son of Mr.
and .Mrs. William Mullaney, of Ter
race street, was seriously injured
whilo playing in the street Tuesday
afternoon. The boys were throwing
stones and young Mullaney was hit
in tho head with a stone, which cut
a large gash in his head. Dr. Mc
Convlll was called and was obligod
to put three stitches to closo tho
- Rev A. L. Whittaker received a
'elegram last Thursday announcing
that his mother. Mrs. Samuel H.
Whittaker, had died very suddenly
at her homo in Brooklyn, N. Y. She
had been ill only a short timo of
heart trouble. Mrs. Whittaker was
CO years of age and is survived by
her husband, one daughter and two
eons -Mrs. Lester Scovil and Harry
S. Whittaker of Brooklyn, and Rev.
A L. Whittaker of Honesdale.
That tho three-day celebration
in Honesdalo on August 27, 28 and
29 will eclipso any previous effort
in that direction, is now assured. It
Is expected that many visiting flro
companies will bo in attendance on
Wednesday, while most of the auto
bile owners of tho county have signi
fied their intention of coming for
tho floral parade and competing for
tho prizes. Many prizes will bo
awarded In tho civic and grange par
ade. Como and have a good time.
Tho Flro Company of Liberty,
N Y . havo signified tbol;r Inten
tion of coming to Honesdale in a
body on August 28 to participate In
tho Fireman's Day celebration.
They inako tho suggestion that they
will como If given an Invitation.
Secretary N. B. Spencer has sent
tho invitation and it is now oxpoct
ed that they will bo hero on that
day. For tho benefit of thoso lire
companies who havo not made up
their minds to como to Honesdalo,
lot us say that you need not wait for
an lnvitat on. Wrlto to N. B. Snen
cor signifying your intention of com
ing and arrangements will be made
for your comfort here.
Burr Bennett is tho namo of a
now draughtsman of Now York
city, employed by tho Gurney Elova
Tho annunl picnic for tho mem
bers of tho Baptist Sunday school
will bo held In Olvcr's Grove, Elm
hurst, on Saturday afternoon. Como
and spend a pleasant dny.
A number of Honesdalo me
chanics and contractors are bidding
on different departments of work for
the proposed Gurney Electric Eleva
tor company. Tho contracts will
soon bo awarded.
The fifteenth annual reunion of
tho Ferris, Leo and Cottrell families
will be held in their now reunion hnll
in Mrs. E. R. Foster's grove at
Burnwood, Pa., on Wednesday, Aug.
21, 1912. All relatives are cordially
invited to attend and enjoy a good
Tho White Star management
has had no information concerning
the reported reappearance of Cap
tain Smith of tho Titanic, an old
shipmate of whom said he saw
Smith In Baltimore Inst Friday. Of
ficials of the line think the case Is
one of mistaken identity.
The "Sunbonnet" crowd com
posed of Misses Ethel Schlessler,
Florence Eldred, Florence Smith,
Florence Krelter and Marlon Charles
worth, Ralph Brown, Austin Lyons,
Warren Smith, Will Rlerdon and
Lloyd Schullcr, leave Saturday for
Elk Lake, where they will spend a
Mrs. Annie Frederick, aged 92
years, died Tuesday morning at the
family home in Pittston following a
brief illness. Tho deceased had been
a resident of that city for many
years. She was well known and re
spected by a large circle of friends.
Among tho surviving relatives are
two sons, John and Joseph Freder
ick, and Mrs. Jacob Sharer.
The Knockers club with their
husbands, surprised Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. H. Bader on Tuesday night
last, the occasion being an anniver
sary of Mr. Bader s birth. Those
present were Mr. and Mrs. Harry H.
Richards, Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Weaver, Mr. and Mrs. Jos. F. Fryer,
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. P. Ross, Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. H. Bader and Mr. and
Mrs. John Boyd.
The Carbondale Leader of Mon
day presented a decidedly improved
appearance, when It came out with a
new head and a new dress and with
an additional column of reading mat
ter to the page. It surely has taken
a more advanced place in Pennsylva
nia journalism. They havo in
stalled a new Duplex web-perfecting
press and that accounts for the im
proved appearance of the paper.
Stirred by the recent epidemic
of train wrecks the Interstate Com
merce Commission has taken a new
stop to protect tho lives of passon
ger and employees of railroads.
Recognizing that excessive service of
employes may bo an Important fac
tor, the commission has ordered all
carriers to preserve detailed reports
of the length and nature of delays in
schedules which force overtime em
ployment of trainmen.
Mrs. Mary J. Williams died at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hat
tie Strong, at Port Jervls, Tuesday
morning, of old age, being eighty
years old. Sho has lived
in Port Jervls for 28 years,,
and was an attendant of tho Presby
terian church of that place. She
is survived by tho following chil
dren: James A. Williams, of Hones
dalo? Clarence Williams, Paterson,
N.J.; Charles Williams, of Gallon,
Ohio, and Mrs. Hattio Strong or
The Citizen is in receipt of a
postal card from Miss Tillio Weiss
who has been abroad for some
time: "Point of Three Tongues, July
14th. Greetings to Tho Citizen from
three countries. Am writing on tho
spot where Italy, Austria and Swit
zerland join. Sight superb beyond
words. Mountains of snow. Wo aro
motoring through tho Tyrol and
have another day of it through Italy.
Weather perfection. Rode through
mountains of snow and enjoyed
snow balling July 14th."
At a recent meeting of the
Wayne County Medical Society at
the Allen House, the following offi
cers were elected for the coming
year: H. B. Ely and E. W. Burns,
vice-presidents; F. A. Lobb, Hawley,
secretary; It. W. Brady, president;
P. F. Griffin, treasurer. The follow
ing members of the society were pres
ent: E. O. and F. A. Bang, of South
Canaan; H. C. Noble, Waymart; H.
C. White, Ariel; W. A. Stevens, of
scranton; a. u. Uatterall, or Hawloy;
F. W. Powell, L. B. Nielsen and H.
B. Ely, of Honesdalo.
Lieut. Charles Becker, in com
mand of tho Strong Arm Squad of
tho Now York police, who is now un
der flro in connection with the shoot
ing of Herman Rosenthal by un
known persons in front of tho Hotel
Metropole, New York Cltv. earlv
Tuesday morning, is a native of Cal-
llcoon, faulllvan county, whero ho
spent his childhood on a farm near
Calllcoon Center, now occupied by
Mrs. W. Ballard. Ho has been on
the police forco for nearly 20 years.
Becker recently raided tho gambling
houso of Rosenthal, and tho latter
retaliated by accusing Becker of ex
torting from him as the price of pro
tection. uecKer asserts his inno
cence. Becker was recently sum
moned to tho City Hall, in Now
York, and told by tho Mayor that
thero will be a strict Investigation of
ms dealings with tho gamblers.
With her chief aim in lifo to
find her brother from whom sho has
not heard since tho two parted at
tho door of a Catholic Orphanago
asylum In New York city about 43
years ago, Mrs. Mary E. Smith
Knevitz, of New York, carao to
this placo Wednesday In an effort
to And Edward Conlon, her missing
rolatlvo and from information receiv
ed, it Is believed ho is now rosldlng
in Scranton. Mrs. Knovltz's brother
was adopted by a man named James
Conlon, of Honesdalo, March C,
18C9. Mr. Conlon died threo years
later and tho widow married a man
named Andrew Connolly. About this
time, tho boy left presumably for
Nowburg. A few years after ho
went to Scranton. Any Information
as to Conlon'a whereabouts would be
appreciated by Mrs. Knevitz, who re
sides at 138G Franklin avenue,
Bronx, N, Y.
Tho Golf club will glvo a card
party at tho club rooms on Friday
evening to tho members and guests.
Miss Mnrgarct Cnrr has resign
ed her position as nurse at tho Miss
Mao Weston homo on Park street
and Mrs. Brorlng, of Clemo, Is fill
ing tho vacancy
A party of little folks wcro en
tcrtnlnod at tho homo of Mrs. I. A.
Hartman on Wednesday evening In
honor of her llttlo daughter, Mil
dred's first birthday.
Tho lawn social hold on Henry
Owens' lawn on Wednesday even
ing was a great success and a neat
sum was realized for church pur
poses. Tho ladies of the Lutheran
church were hostesses.
The Maple City Drum Corps will
hold nn Ice cream social on the Inwn
near tho Baptist church this (Thurs
day) evening, when everybody Is In
vited. Tho Drum Corps Is a useful
organization for our town and de
serves the support of the people.
Come out to-night and help the boys
The State Forostry Department
will soon take over the Pine Grove
Furnace tract in Cumberland and
Adams counties, the largest tract se
cured for the State In years, the
search of title and other work hav
ing been completed. When this is
done the State will have over 1,000,
000 arrcs of forest land nnd "will add
to its holdings a property which will
be considerable of an income pro
ducer. The following Scranton people
are staying at tho Columbia Hotel,
Lake Ariel, this week: E. G. Burke,
H. S. Wentz, J. H. Hall, Alice Kelly,
Mnrjorie Farroll, John Farroll, Jas.
McLain, William O'Boyle, E. J. Mc
Glngan, Arthur O. Reese, Horace L.
Smith, Annie L. Allen, Nancy John
son, Sherrled H. Watson, J. A. Mee
ham, Blanch Smith, Reglna Murphy,
Mary Law, Mr. and Mrs. J. J.
After a bitter fight of over two
years iPeter R. Plckelle of New York
and Milford, Pa., has succeeded In
breaking his father's will. Owing to
the wealth and social prominence of
tho family in the Hoosier State the
proceedings were watched with Inter
est. Mr. Plckelle made his own de
fence and literally tore the document
into shreds. The Supreme Court or
dered a stay saying that a "brilliant
lawyer was lost to tho world." Mr.
Plckelle's defence was manly, cour
ageous and most bitter." From In
dianapolis, July 11.
An account In the Tribune-Republican
of a hard shelled egg with
in a hard shelled egg, caught the at
tention of men in the store of Geo.
W. Sweigart, of Bloomsburg. Un
willing to admit that this hard shell
ed egg within a hard shelled egg
closed the argument that there was
something new under the sun, they
literally dug up a potato within a
potato and sent it to Scranton for
inspection. They are seed potatoes,
both the Inside and the outside of
this potato duet. Tho inside potato
grew to such proportions that it
has projected on either side of the
According to our correspondent
from South Canaan, Horton Megar-
gel, who resides a short distance
from tho East school house at that
place, has been having more than his
share of ill-luck recently. One of
the items from the gatherings in
forms us that Mr. Megargel and his
five children havo had tho old-fash
ioned kind of measles but happily are
able to bo around again. Another
item is to the effect that Mr. Megar
gel lost five cows in a terrific elec
trical storm last week. The loss of
fivo cows Is a severe blow to Mr.
Megargel, especially at this timo af
ter ho and his family were recover
ing from tho seigo of sickness. Mr.
Megargel has tho slncero sympathy
of his neighborhood and friends in
his misfortune. Carbondale Leader.
Tho caso of Nellie O'Klefe vs.
tho township of Teas will be arbi
trated. On Thursday morning W. B.
Lesher, T. Y. Boyd and Geo. Rose
wore appointed arbitrators. The
hearing of tho caso will be hold in
tho jury room at tho court houso on
Friday morning, August 30, at 10
o'clock. The caso is a damago suit
brought by Nellio O'Klefe to recov
er damages to tho amount of 12,000
from tho township of Texas for al
leged injuries caused her by negli
gence of the township in keeping up
a highway near Bethany. Sho al
leges that on November 11, 1911,
whilo on her way to Bethany she
lost a parcel. Sho got out of tho
buggy to recover it and In tho dark
ness stepped off an embankment on
tho sldo of tho road, breaking tho
anklo bone In her foot. Sho has
nover fully recovered from the acci
dent. WANTED EXPERIENCED KIIHIOX
Pleeo work; can mnko 818.00 per
week, hut aro uiianintwiii Sl.1.00
per week of ." hours. Married peo
ple preferred. Seliuum & Ulillnijer
Jilnli-speed double deck looms. Ap
ply by letter only to VIRGINIA SILK
COMPANY, INC., South Richmond,
E. W. Gammell was In Carbondale
T. B. ClarK was a business caller
in Carbondale on .Wednesday. '
Frank Mang, Jr., of Fortcnia,
spent Sunday with Hawley frlonds.
Robert Bader Is visiting his friend
Winifred Hesslnger, of Calllcoon, N
Miss Elizabeth Balrd Is visiting
Miss Kathryn Klrkwood of Carbon-
M. Truscott returned Tuesday from
a western business trip for Blrdsall
P. H. Iloff roturned homo on
Wednesday from a business trip to
Anton Flsch has returned to
Scranton after visiting his son, Jos.
A. Flsch on Eighth street.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Brady aro now
domiciled In the rooms over tho
Ready 'Pay store.
Rev. R. D. Minch, of Tyler Hill,
was a caller In town on Wednesday.
Misses Gertrude and Marlon Cog
gins wont to Scranton Wednesday to
spend a few days.
Miss Hazel Deln will spend this
week ns a guest of Mrs. Jacob Gclsor
at Wrlghtor Lako.
Edgar and Frnzler Lathrop are en
joying a vacation with a camping
party at Lake Ariel.
Miss Emma Cook departed on
Tuesday for New York City where
she will spend her ncatlon.
Miss Dlnncho Westgato has return
ed to her home In Carbondnlo after
a two weeks' visit In Aldonvlllo.
W. W. Wood, Jr., Is in Morrltt's
Island, Florida, on a business trip
instead of New York as reported.
Miss Florence McBride, of Middle
town, Is visiting her grandmother,
Mrs. Carrlo Weaver, on Cliff street.
Mrs. A. C. Van Etten loft Mata
moras on Wednesday for a visit
with friends in Scranton and Hones
dale. Michael Moran and family have
moved Into the W. B. Holmos houso
on corner of High and Spring
Mrs. W. P. Bader and daughter,
Nina, of Johnstown, Pa., aro spend
ing a few weeks with relatives and
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Whltmoro and
child havo returned to their homo,
after a pleasant visit with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Hill, of Look
out, have returned from a pleasant
visit with their niece, Mrs. Robert
McDermott of Scranton.
S. E. Morrison has beon award
ed the contract to Install a steam
heating plant In tho houso of W. H.
Pearce on RIdgo street.
Miss Edna Burkhart, of Brooklyn,
N. Y., Is the guest of Miss Helen
Beck. Sho expects to spend about a
month with Honesdalo friends.
Mrs. William Kelly and daughter,
Miss Florence Kelly, of Scranton,
are spending the summer at their
cottage, "Genevieve," at Lake Ariel.
Mr. and Mrs. David II. Menner and
family expect to leave for Elk Lake
on Thursday (to-day) where they
will remain at their cottage there un
J. H. Dague, secretary of the edu
cational department of the Y. M. C.
A. of Scranton, spent tho week-end
at the boy's camp, Bldw ell's Pond,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Christ and
son George, of Brooklyn, N. Y., are
spending some time with their uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Iloff,
on West street.
Mrs. M. J. Shields and children,
Margaret and Donald, have returned
to their home in Scranton, from a
two weeks' stay at the Patterson
House, at Waymart.
Mrs. Frank Robinson was taken
to the State hospital, Scranton, on
Wednesday morning for treatment.
She has been a sufferer for some
time with rheumatism.
Mrs. M. M. Bolkcom and daugh
ter, Miss Nettie, of Port Jervls, ar
rived In Honesdalo on Tuesday and
will spend the rest of the summer at
the H. T. Rldd home In Sico.
Misses Anna Ralne and Ruth Van
Gorder, of Scranton, aro spending
the week at the W. J. Barnes home.
They will visit at Beach Lake be
fore returning to their home.
Mrs. Helen Lord Hydo and Mrs.
Fischer, of Mlddletown, N. Y.. are
the guests this week of Mrs. E. W.
and Miss Florence Jenkins. Mrs.
Hydo was a former resident of this
Herman Tuman, rormerly connect
ed with the Diamond Cut Glass fac
tory at 'Waymart, has accepted a
position with Krantz & Smith, of this
place, as foreman of their glass fac
At Christ church, Indian Orchard,
thero will be Baptism and Holy
Communion at 2:30 p. m., -with ser
mon by Rov. A. L. Whittaker.
Services in tho Methodist church
Sunday morning and ovenlng.
Rev. Small will preach Sunday a. m.
Preaching by tho pastor In tho
At St. John's church, Hamlin,
there will bo on Sunday, July 28,
Sunday school at 9:45 a. m.; morn
ing prayer and sermon at 10:45;
evening prayer and sermon at 7:45.
The Baptist church will hold reg
ular preaching service at 10:30 a.
m.; Sunday school at 11:45; oven
lng servlco at 7:30. The last of tho
illustrated lectures entitled
"Parablo of tho Talents." Tho
"Holy City" will be sung and illus
trated by request.
Graco Episcopal church, Sunday,
July 28, 1912: 10:30 a. m., Morn
ing Prayer and Sermon, Self De
velopment, Self Mastery and Self
Surrender"; 7:30 p. m., Evening
Prayer and Brief Address, "Tho
Courage to Say No." Sunday School
at 12 M. As church services and
Sunday school aro to bo suspended
during August, let all attend this
Tho special singing In St. John's
church last Sunday morning and
ovenlng was very much appreciated
by tho largo congregation present.
With Miss Cresentla O'Connoll at
tho organ, tho boys' choir dressed in
cassocks and surplices sang sweetly.
Perhaps tho best compliment tho
singers recolved camo from Miss
Rlerdon, tho organist and musical
director of St, John's church, Scran
ton. Sho told the boys their singing
was tho finest for tholr years that
sho had over hoard. Miss Rlerdon
and Mrs. M. J. Gordon sang at tho
8:30 mass in tho morning, and at
tho 7:30 services in tho evening.
Tho "Coronation March," playod by
Miss RIordon as tho people woro
leaving tho church, was tho finest
organ rendition over beard In St.
John's church. Next Sunday ovon
ing at 7:30 Miss Rlerdon will havo
chargo of tho organ and direct tho
singing. Tho Boys' choir will also
render select singing.
Gordon Smith and Jcnnlo nnd
Sarah Mussleman, of Gray, Indiana,
aro spending their vacation at N. R.
Buller's, at Mount Plcasannt.
Norman Taylor, a draughtsman
employed by tho Ournoy Elovator
Co., returned to work on Wednesday
after a month's confinement at his
homo In Cold Springs, with a com
plicated case of measles.
Mr. and Mrs. j. L. Oakcs and
niece, Miss Katherlno VnnAlystlno,
have returned to their home In
Honesdale, Pn., after a week's visit
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. C.
Stownrt, of Washington avenue.
Rev. John R. Atkinson nnd wife
are spending somo timo at tho C. II.
Dorflinger homo In White Mills. The
first of tho week Chas. Dorflinger,
Thos. M. Fuller, John and Eugene
Dorflinger and Rov. Atkinson motor
ed to Blooming Grove Park where
they were guests at tho club houso.
A large number of tho members of
tho American Fraternal Association
of Honesdalo met for the purpose of
deciding tho best course to pursue
to compel tho board of directors of
said Association to file an itemized
account to the members, of all mon
eys received and expended, and the
amount of each, and tho amount on
hand If any. They retained P. II.
Iloff, attorney, to go to Harrlsburg
to get the Information ho could con
cerning the American Fraternal As
sociation on file In the State Insur
ance Department and report the
same at tho next meeting. All mem
bers In good standing at tho time It
Is said, tho transfer was made, will
please notify D. D. Weston, secre
tary, Honesdale. Pa., at once.
It BY ORDER OF COM.
We beg to announce to the public
that we have selected the store of
Rowland, tho Quality Jeweler, as ex
clusive selling agent for Honesdale
and vicinity for our extensive line of
Rich Crystal Cut Glass ware, where
absolute factory prices will prevail.
CRYSTAL CUT GLASS CO.
Honesdale, Pa., July 25, 1912.
The most wonderful instrument of the century
WHAT IT IS: Absolutely the finest type of pneumatic
Player Piano in the world both in principal and in
ITS VALUE : Its artistic quality, its simplicity, its uni
que feature of a metal shell for each note that is
seamless, nonleakable and interchangeable.
Its absolute one price selling plan and its unlimited guarantee.
What more can you ask of a Player Piano which Eells at a popular
A price which may be reached bv all.
We have just received one of tliese AIR-O-PLAYEH PIANOS and
will be pleased to show you its good features.
F. A. Jenkins Music House
Lyric Theatre Building, Honesdale, Pa.
NOW IS YOUR TIME
To Get In Right. All
Shoes and Oxfords will
be sold Regardless of
NEXT TO RED STONE FRONT.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
(Other Persona on Pngo H.)
The creditors of the
havo secured tno services of Buel
Dodge, who Is backed with 37 years
of experience as a pharmacist, to
conduct their drug store recently
purchased of P. L. Colo. Bring your
Prescriptions to this store. You'll
receive pure, fresh drugs accurately
compounded. That's tho way wo
help tho doctor to help you.
1123 Main St.