The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, August 23, 1912, Image 1

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70th YEAE.--NO. 68
Stale Health Commissioner Claims
There Will he Xo Dimmer From
Carbondale Epidemic.
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Go ahead with your Wnyno
County Celehnitlon; tJiero
will he no danger whatsoever.
Cnrhondale Is now under
State surveillance.
1)11. S. G. DIXOX,
State Commissioner of Health.
lloneless ApKndago Attributed to
Cow Being Frightened hy "Cotton-tail."
David White, of Stroudsburg, re
cently became possessor of a calf
without .i tall common to its kind.
In place of It there, Is ono similar to
that of a rabbit. Mr. White attribu
tes it to the fact that a couple of
months ago, while driving his cow
to pasture, a rabbit sprang In front
of it. This scared tho cow so that It
fell over a slight precipice and ran
all the way home.
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At a special meeting of the town
council, held Tuesday evening, all
members were present. The session
f was called to consider whether the
epidemic In Carbondale would bo con
sidered in any way as interfering
with the Wayne county celebration
to be held here next week.
iDr W. T. 'McConvill and Dr. P. 13.
Peterson of tho Honesdale Board of
Health were present by invitation of
the council. Both gave It as their
opinion that no possible danger ex
isted, that tho disease in Carbon
dale was of so mild a nature that it
was not considered in any way dan
gerous. Dr. W. T. McConvill, sec
retary of the local Board of Health,
was Instructed by the Honesdale
council to get in communication
with Dr. Samuel G. Dixon of the
State Board of Health, Harrlsburg,
for his further opinion In the matter.
In a long distance telephone mes
sage Wednesday morning Dr. Mc
Convill told Dr. Dixon the situation
in 'Honesdale, how tho town was ex
pecting a large number of people
from towns and cities, Carbondale
being among the number, and how
the people were very anxious to
know whether there will be any Im
mediate danger here if people from
Carbondale should visit Honesdale.
In reply to Secretary MeConvM's
message, State Health Officer Dixon
told Dr. McConvill to go ahead with
tho celebration, that there will bo
no danger whatsoever. Dr. Dixon
also stated that a doctor of the State
department of health was located at
Carbondale and is now looking over
the situation with the purpose of in
vestigating how the epidemic started
and get other necessary data. He
also told Dr. McConvill that the
State Department of Health now has
j. charge of the situation in Carbon
dale an. that it will do everything
r- possible o prevent the spread of
the disease. He also said that there
is no immediate danger, that all the
parties who hav:contractedihe?dia:r
ease nave it in a mild form ana
that close quarantine will ho en
forced Everything will he done
that Is possible by tho state and all
precautions will be taken so that the
epidemic will not spread.
N. B. Spencer, general secretary
of the celebration executive commit
tee, appeared before the council and
asked for the privilege of the use of
the streets and other public places
during next week.
' A resolution was adopted by the
council giving the committee in
charge of the celebration a right to
use the streets and public grounds
for such purpose as may be deemed
necessary for the carrying out of the
program during the celebration.
State Taking Out Water liars and
Making Roads Enjoyable to
Hide Over.
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
Harrlsburg, Aug. 22. Six thous
and men are at work on tho high
ways which the State of Pennsylva
nia has taken over for the establish
ment of the State road system, and
already the preliminary work on re
pair and maintenance of highways Is
beginning to show. Dirt is flying in
every county of the state, and roads
wheh were neglected are being put
Into condition for easy and safe trav
elling by wagons and automobiles. In
some districts transformations have
been mnde of roads which were no
torious for their condition and on
which little or no work had been
done for over a year because of ex
pectation that the Commonwealth
would take them over.
The work now unaer way Is but
the commencement of a State wide
system of maintenance and owing to
the vast amount of attention requir
ed is not what the State Highway de
partment will be able to do when the
$50,000,000 bond issue is voted for
the construction of roads. State offi
cials say that they are doing the best
possible with the appropriation at
hand and will welcome the co-operation
of farmers and property owners
through whose districts the State
highways extend. It is recognized
that If people passing over roads will
report to the county road superin
tendent places which require atten
tion everyone will be benefitted and
the state enabled to get the best re
sults. The question of issuing the bonds
for the road work will be acted upon
Anally at the next session of the leg
islature, and it. will be laid before the
people In the form of an amendment
to the constitution next year. The
amendment will, limit the road debt
to S50,000,,000,-kthe bonds to he is-
sued over a period of years so that
tho burden of interest and redemp
tion funds will be minimized, while
the plan of calling In some of the
bonds at the end of five or ten years
will enable tho state to be cutting
down Its debt and to pay off a consid
erable portion before the last lot of
bonds for road building is put out.
The maintenance work will be
what will count in the end, and this
year's operations are but a foretaste
of what will be done. Members of
the Pennsylvania Motor Federation
are lending their assistance in report
ing conditions of roads, and everyone
can help in that direction and at tho
same time work for local benefits
through urging the passage of the
bond issue which will give Pennsyl
vania a system of first-class highways
between county nnd market towns.
"Movies" Could Find Several Places
Well Suited for Scenes of Ro
niaiico Here.
From our exchanges wo learn that
moving picture troupes are registered
in the wilds of Pike, this state, and
also at Lake Huntington, N. Y.
Why would Wayne county not he
an Ideal placo to make settings for
scenes of romance and love? Truly
there Is no more historic country
around than in dear old Wayne. It
Is here that the cunning Indian
blazed trails through tho virgin
forest and camped along the shores
of tho Lackawaxen, Dyberry and
Delaware rivers and placid lakes of
the f-ounty. It was here that the
first locomotive to have run upon
rails in America made Its Initial
trip. Why Wayne county Is just fill
ed with lovers' lanes, cosy nooks that
would make equalled scenic effects.
The many bits of simple life, tho
pasture, tho highway, tho lake-shore,
enchanting brooks, beautiful water
falls patches of forest and sloping
hills and shady vales. In fact all
these scenes could bo incorporated in
to moving pictures. Come to Wayne
S, U. Morrison Is Awarded Plumb
ing and Heating for Gurney Plant
A S12..-00 ,lol Lnrgcst Con
tract liver Let In Hones
dale. Samuel B. Morrison of this place
was awarded the contract to furnish
tho plumbing and steam heating in
tho proposed Gurney Electric Eleva
tor company's new shop at this
place. The contract was let on
Wednesday by the Havens' company
of Philadelphia, for $12,500. It Is
the largest contract of Its kind, that
Is 'for plumbing, of any over given
to a Honesdale party. The next
largest was that of the Honesdale
High school, which amounted to
$8,500. Mr. Morrison was bidding
in competition with two concerns in
Philadelphia, one each in Bingham-
ton nnd Scranton. The work Is to
ho completed when the building is
Excavations for the settings of the
boiler will commence September 3,
when laborers will commence dig
ging for tho 'foundation of twelve
12-foot deep pillars, which will be
used to support two 125-horse pow
er boilers. These boilers will fur
nish steam for heating the large
shop, and will carry a working pres
sure of 100 pounds. Tho machinery
In the shop and large cranes will be
operated by electricity. The ma
terial to bo used in the plumbing
and heating, of which air. Morrison
has the contract, will fill about sev
en freight cars. The radiators will
occupy a car nnd a half space; Iron
pipe, two carloads; terra cotta pipe,
ono carload; Iron sewer pipe, one
carload and the hollers will occupy
another car.
All the fixtures used In closets,
In the six shower baths, lavatories,
washing sinks for the workmen,
(each sink, one in the foundry and
the other in the machine shop, will
be 47 feet In length), In fact all
the plumbing fixtures throughout
the building will be cast iron white
enameled goods made by the "Stand
ard" Sanitary Mfg. Co., of Pittsburgh.
Mr. Morrison Is a skilled mechan
ic, having had a wide and long ex
perience in Honesdale and Philadel
phia in his line of bulsness and he
is entirely competent to handle this
large plumbing and heating contract.
He is enjoying a fine business here,
keeping busy a corps of five men be
sides himself. Mr. Morrison has
just completed two large Jobs of
plumbing and heating In Elmhurst
and one In Gouldsboro. 'His many
Honesdale and Wayne county 'friends
arerejoiclrig: wlth"hlin"in "obtaining"
this largo contract.
Were Killed at X'icaragna in Battle
Between Government Troupes
and Rebels.
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
WASIIIXGTOX, . C, Aug. 22.
It was learned here to-day that two
American soldiers were killed at
Nicaragua in a battle between the
government troops and the rebels.
The Americans killed are John
Everything is in readiness for tho
Methodist Choir concert, which will
be given In the church on Friday
evening. The program Is a delight
ful one, and you will want to take
your whole family and your guests
to this splendid entertainment.
Solos, duets, trios, quartettes and
a full choruB of tvventy-flvo voices
accompanied with organ and violin,
will furnish you an evening of solid
Joy and make life sweeter for many
a day.
Washington, D. C, Aug. 22. A
most hopeful sign, indicative of re
sults largely attributable to the
persistent efforts heretofore made by
the United States Department of Ag
riculture in tho line of seed testing,
is manifest from an Inspection of the
catalogues of more than fifty of the
principal seed dealers of tho coun
All of tho firms referred to make
definite statements that they test
their seeds for germination. Nino
firms advise purchasers to send
samples either to tho seed testing
laboratory of the U. S. Department
of Agriculture or to a State experi
ment station to be tested. Seven
firms state that they themselves fol
low this course in regard to the seeds
they offer and that tho seeds aro
thereby officially guaranteed to bo of
tho highest grado represented. Six
firms allow a stated time for making
a test, advise purchasers to make
such test on receipt of seeds, and re
quest tho return of seeds which do
not satisfactorily meet tho test.
Five firms state that the seeds they
are selling comply with State laws,
and a number of firms give tho per
centage of purity and germination in
compliance with State laws.
These statements Indicate that
competition between seed dealers Is
becoming more and more a competi
tion based on quality, a healthful
tendency from the standpoint of
both customers and honest dealers.
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Shot at Reporter.
Pottstown. 'Mistaken for a bur
glar who was being hunted for by
Policeman Anton Will, Paul Brown,
a nowspaper man, was shot at by
tho officer. Will was attempting to
round up a man who tried to break
into a handsomo residence. Brown,
scenting a good story, dodged
around eo lio could seo all that oc
curred. Tho policeman, in tho dim
light, mistook Brown for the man
he was bunting and blazed away.
Drown -was not bit.
James Smith, of Novvton, 1b the
owner of a freak calf, born on tho
farm of Howard Hamilton, several
miles from town last Tuesday. Tho
animal Is normal, with tho exception
of tho head. Instead of Its noso be'
Ing In the middle of Its faco, It has
one nostril on each side of tho iface
with the mouth In between.
Tho calf's facial expression 1b not
unlike that of a bulldog. Since
birth the animal has been growing
rapidly. It Is fed with milk pump
ed through a large rubber tube. The
mother of the calf Is a five-year-old
Holsteln. Tho animal will be kept
for exhibition purposes this foil.
Port Jervls Gazette.
by Koyutono View Company.
Fort Near Managua Near Whore Two
Americans Lost Their Lives.
Phillip and Harvey Dodge, both of
Misslss nni. They were wounueu
early yesterday and went to a hospi
tal seeking shelter when they were
shot down.
Commander Booth Who Is Known ns
Leader of This Organization
Died in London Tuesday.
Rev. William Booth, commander-in-chief
of tho Salvation Army, died
at his home in London Tuesday
evening, aged 83 years, after an Ill
ness of three months.
Twelve weeks ago General Booth
underwent an operation for tho re
moval of a cataract In his left eye.
For two days after tho operation in
dications Justified the hope of the
general's recovery. Then, however,
septic poisoning set In and from that
time with the exception of occasion
ally, the patient steadily declined.
The general recognized that his end
was near and often spoke of his
work as finished.
Throughout tho commander-in-chief's
Illness his son, Bramwell
Booth, chief of staff of the army,
and Mrs. Bramwell Booth gave their
unremitting attentions to him both
night nnd day.
The aged evangelist died at his
residence, the Rookstone, Hadley
wood, some eight miles from London,
where he had been confined to his
bed ever since the operation. Pres
ent at the bedside when the end
came were Mr. and IMrs. Bramwell
Booth and their daughter and son,
Adjutant Catherine Booth and Ser
geant Bernard Booth, tho general's
youngest daughter, Commissioner
Mrs. Booth-Helberd, and Commis
sioner Howard, Colonel Kltchlng and
Dr. Wardlaw Milne.
(Public Interest now centers In the
question of a successor to the late
commander. Under the constitution
of the Salvation Army, the general
nominates his successor. That Gen
eral Booth did several years ago,
placing the name in a sealed envelope
which was deposited with tho Salva
tion Army's lawyers, with instruc
tions that it should not be opened
until after his death. While nobody
knows what name the envelope eu
aloses the general belief among the
Salvation Army is that it will prove
to be that of Bramwell Booth, who
for thirty years has been Its chief of
Almost the last words of General
Booth were uttered just before he
lost consciousness. Ho was referring
to God's promises and speaking with
great difficulty, said:
" They are sure they are su
If you will only believe."
General Booth was born at Not
tingham, April 10, 1829, and educat
ed at a private school in that town
MJe studied .theology 'with tho- . Rev.
Ister of the Methodist New'Connexlon
In 1850, and was appointed mostly
to hold special evangelistic services,
to which he felt so strongly drawn
that when the conference of 1861
required him to settle In the ordinary
circuit work he resigned and began
his labors as an evangelist among
the churches wherever he had an
opportunity. Coming In this capacity
to tho East End of London he ob
served that the vast majority of the
people attended no place of worship
and ho started "The Christian Mis
sion" In July 1S05. To this mission
when it had become a largo organlza
tlon, formed upon military lines, he
gave in 187S the name of "The
Salvation Army," under which
soon became widely known, and grew
rapidly until It had at the beginning
of 1906, 7,210 posts, under the
charge of 16,000 officers and em
ployes, with 45,339 local officers, 18,
000 brass bands, men and about 50,
000 musicians. Tho army was or
ganized in forty-nine countries and
colonics, and from tho international
headquarters in Victoria street, Lon
don, General Booth directed Its af
General Booth established "The
War Cry" as a weokly gazette of the
I organization In 1880. Tho paper is
now published in more than twenty
languages and has a total weokly
circulation exceeding 1,200,000. The
Array maintains about 700 Social Rn-
' lief institutions in various parts of
tho world, under the charge of nearly
3.000 officers and employes. About
7.000 fallen women annually pass
through tho 116 rescue homes, and,
according to tho Army's reports,
about eighty-five per cent, of these
aro permanently restored to lives of
virtue. Tho number of annual con
versions In connection with tho spirit
ual work is reported as averaging
from 200,000 to 250,000 during tho
past ten years, making a total of over
2,000,000, of whom not less than
200,000 were converted from lives
of drunkenness.
Kind Made In Tioga County, Xear
Bradford Ijlnc Mineral Ex
ceptionally Pure.
Townnda, Aug. 22. Daniel Jen
kins, of Blossburg, has discovered a
vein of bituminous coal at Leolyn,
Just over tho Bradford line In Tioga
county, which he says is seven feet
thick and of exceptional purity. It's
extent remains to bo determined
but tho discoverer is confident that
It will turn out to be one of the
richest veins In Pennsylvania.
Eugene, 21A-J'ear-old son of Mr.
and iMrs. Doherty of Carley Brook,
died on Wednesday. Tho funeral
was held Thursday morning at 11
o'clock. Interment In St. John's
cemetery, Honesdale.
Death of Mrs. Bloat.
Mrs. Mary Broat, widow of the late
Peter Broat, a former resident of
Unlondale, died at the home of
her son In Dunmore, Friday, Aug.
16, 1912, aged 72 years. Funeral
was held Monday from her home,
and remains taken to Unlondale for
burial. She is survived by two sons
and five daughters.
Death of Mrs. Susannn Winters.
Mrs. Susanna Winters, widow of
the late Henry Winters, who several
years ago lived In Seelyvllle, recent
ly died at her home in Jersey City.
The funeral was attended by one of
her nephews, George Erk, of Seely
vllle. Mrs. Winters will he remem
bered as having visited the Misses
Elizabeth and Kathryn Erk, nieces,
upon several occasions of late years.
Former Congressman Thomas H.
Dale, of Scranton, died of acute In
digestion at his home In Dalevllle,
Wednesday afternoon, aged 66
years. Mr. Dale was president of
the Anthracite Trust company and
waB an independent coal operator.
He Is survived by his wife, son and
daughter. The two children are
In Rome in course of a year's tour of
Switzerland and Italy.
The funeral will be held from his
late home on Linden street Friday
afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment at
Death or .Mrs. William Tyler.
Mrs. William Tyler, of Marathon,
N. Y., died Saturday morning at her
home there, aged about 40 years.
iMrs Tyler was well known In this
flAntlrin hflvlnff livArt horn mnnv
years' during lrer early Hie" and 'if
was quite a shock to her many
friends when they learned of her
suddon demise. Deceased was a
daughter of Ephrlam Eaton, former
ly of Callicoon. Her husband, Wil
liam Tyler, up to about 15 years ago
conducted a harness shop In the old
bank building at Callicoon. Sulli
van County Democrat.
Arthur Correll died at his home
In Carbondale on Wednesday. 'Mr.
Correll was a native of Ariel. Ho
was recovering from an operation
performed about two months ago
and his sudden death will be a shock
to his many friends. Surviving him
aro his wife and the following
daughters and sons: Mrs. Harry J.
Brown, of Blnghamton; Mrs. John
Chamberlain, of South Canaan;
Ethel, Alda and Helen Alvia, of
Moosic; Herbert, Walter, Merritt and
Theodore, of Scranton; one broth
er, Merlyn Correll, of Dunmore, and
two sisters, Mrs. George Everett and
Mrs. Herbert Frlsble, of Ariel.
Arrniigemcnts Completed For Three
Day Celebration Committees
Have Worked Hard Town
In Holiday Attire.
On Tuesday of next week Wayne
county's much-advertised celebration
will be here. Every boy and girl,
man and woman, stranger and
friends are looking toward this big
event with much pleasure. Tho dif
ferent committees- In charge of tho
affair have been working hard to
make the celebration a success.
Everything Is In readiness ifor tho
reception of three days of home
coming of former residents of
The town Is In holiday attire.
Buildings are dally taking on tho
National colors and the small pen
nants strung across Main street
give Honesdale an air of patriot
ism. The executive committee desire
everybody to decorate some, even
though It Is only the stars and
stripes. For a light decoration.
Hags make as an appropriate one as
The soliciting committee reported
progress at Tuesday evening's meet
ing. Parties who have subscribed
and not paid are requested to do so
at once as It Is very Important that
the money be In tho solicitor's bands
by Saturday of this week.
Honesdale people have received
hundreds of letters signifying their
Intentions of attending tho celebra
tion. If the weather is pleasant the
committee expect that thousands of
people will avail themselves of the
opportunity of attending tho cele
bration, providing we are favored
with good weather. In view of tho
fact that the transportation commit
tee has secured midnight train ser
vice during the celebration, un
doubtedly they will be largely pat
ronized. Eight visiting fire companies will
be In line on firemen's day in addi
tion to the local companies.
The first division of the firemen's
parade will form around Central
Park, then cross to Ninth street,
from Ninth to Main, down 'Main to
Sixth, to Court street, where the di
vision will meet the second division.
which will form at basin bridge at
the corner of Main and Fifth streets.
Both divisions will then cross Fifth
to Church, up Church to Sixth,
cross Sixth to Court to Twelfth,
cross Twelfth to Main, cross State
Bridge to Park to East, to Fifteenth,
to Main, thence to Seventeenth to
AVest, down West to Park to Main.
up. Main around North Park and
juntermarfluon 2Iain... The, .parade
win then marcn to Fourtn to unurcn
to Eleventh, disbanding at the fire
men's headquarters in the skating
rink, foot of Eleventh street.
The civic and grangers parade
will follow the same course of march
with the exception of turning at
Eleventh street, it will go to Twelfth
street to Main and disband.
Chairman C. L. Dunning, of the
Automobile and Floral parade,
which will occur on Thursday, re
ported that in the neighborhood of
200 automobiles will be in line.
About 300 Japanese and Chinese
lanterns will be used in decorating
Central and Riverside parks.
Present at Early Mass Celebrating
Rev. J. J. Cumin's 2.tli Anniver
hary In Iriesthood Speaks To
Xlglit in Armory.
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
WILKES-HAHKE. Auir. 22. Col.
Theodoro Roosevelt attended early
mass this morning at which 150
nrlests wore present. To-day is
Fathor J. J. Curran's 25th anniver
sary of his priesthood and tho col
onel aided Father Curran In tho col
ebratlon. Ho aftorwards -went to
Harvey'a Lako for a few hour's
recreation. This evening thoro will
be a big parado in which several
thousand men will participate The
colonel will give an address this
evening In tho armory.
Como from your rural baunts,
Come from the anthracite valo,
Over mountains on dally Jaunts
To celebrate la breezy Honesdale.
Death of Hael Bates.
On Wednesday afternoon occurred
the death of Hazel S., tho three-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Wesley Bates of Dyberry. Tho child
had gono on a visit to her grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Miller
of Oregon, last Thursday, and was
taken sick Friday night with acute
dysentery. Hazel was the only child
of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bates, also
an only grnnd child of Mr. and Mrs.
O. E. Miller, and will bo sadly miss
ed by all.
The funeral will bo held on Sat
urday afternoon at ono o'cock at tho
house; Interment in East Dyberry
Now York, Aug. 22. William
Bramwell Booth, eldest son of Gen
eral William Booth, has been ap
pointed general of tho Salvation
Army to succeed his father.
General Booth loft a sealed envel
ope, which It was said contained tho
name of the person ho wished to
succeed him.
Mrs. Lewis Allen, of Loomls, Js
tho owner of a Cherished pot "tabby"
cat which has, recontly shown its
mothorly Instinct In a way out of
tho ordinary, Mrs. Allen has two
motherless chicks and In order to
raise them she provided n box lined
with old overalls, socks and such
trifles as ono has accumulating on
tho farm. That box was a tomptlng
sleeping placo for "tabby" who took
possession. Tho chicks evldontly
thoght thoro was room enougb for
two more (for they got m too and
went to sleep with tho cat. "Tabby"
adopted them and now may bo se,en
during tho day watching over her
strange foster children. At night
fiho remains in the box and Qurrs tbo
chicks to sleep, Just as though they
were Kittens.
lilnuhamton Parties Soliciting
Honesdale, Havvley, White Mills
and Seelyvillo to bo Included.
Honesdale is to have a new direc
tory, the last one having been Issued
In 1909-10 by Scranton parties. A
corps of four solicitors are engaged
in getting tho necessary data for a
The new directory will be some
what different from Honesdale's
former volumes in that It will con
tain about 50 pages more, All
streets will be listed and the num
ber, name of person, bulsness or
residence will follow In order given.
Honesdale, East Honesdale. Seely
vllle. White Mills and Hawiey will
bo Included In the directory.
The directory will be published by
tho Calkin-Kelly directory company,
of Blnghamton.
Names of children over 15 will bo
given instead of IS, as In the former
Middletown. N. Y. Miss Kate
O'Grady, a resident of Brooklyn, who
has been summering at Lakovvood.
Sullivan county, was severely Injured
thoro recently.
Miss O Grady, as a joke, climbed
up on tho back of a carriage In which
some of her 'friends were driving, in
tending to scare them. Suddenly the
carriage struck a "thank-you-marm"
and Miss O'Grady was thrown off.
Sho landed In tho road with great
With cries of consternation tho
young woman's friends ran to her
nnd found her unconscious. Dr. Hen
sel of Brooklyn, also summering at
Lakewood, was called to attend her.
Ho found that Miss O'Grady was suf
fering from a fracturo of the skull.
Dr. Hehsel Bays that sho will recover.
Ashley Young Man Displayed Re
markable Grit After Being In
jured. (Special to Tho Citizen.)
ASHLEY, Aug. 22. William Mc
Laughlin, a frelghtman, aged 22
years, while coupling cars this morn
ing bad bis left arm crushed. .Mc
Laughlin displayed remarkable grit
by walking a mllo to a doctor's after
.the. accident happened. The arm
was amputated'thls afternoon.
norso Attacks Bear In Mast Hope.
Quito an excitement was caused at
Mast Hopo Wednesday morning
when two bears that came down tho
tract and stopped to dance, climb
the polo and perform other things,
accompanied by their trainers, woro
attacked by Will McMahon's horse.
The horse pitched on one of the
bears nnd hit him on tho bacK. 'ino
bear turned on the horse and It Tvas
with considerable difficulty that tne
men near were able to part them.
When they started down tho road to
Lackawaxen, tho horse was deter
mined to follow, but he was prevents
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