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THE CITIZEN, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER n, 1912.
Argument court was held Monday
afternoon at the court house.
In equity. Mary Overling vs. John
Kltner and others. Master's sale ap
proved. Heport to bo made October
In equity. Mrs. Barbara Hnggerty
vs. Mrs. Mary Vogler and others.
UUl for partition of ?1SS approved
by the court.
In the divorce proceedings of
Katherlno Wagner, llbellant, vs.
Louis Wagner, respondent, the court
ordered that respondent pay to At
torney E. C. Mum ford $30; $20 for
attorney fens and ?10 for costs. No
further proceedings to be taken In
the case until said $30 is paid.
Commonwealth vs. William Em
crick, transcript on motion of M. E.
Simons, district attorney, was quash
ed, the transcript showing that the
court has no Jurisdiction.
In the case of Charles D. Edwards
vs Ethel Edwards libel in divorce.
Court granted a plurles subpoena
returnable next term of court.
In the matter of the administra
tion In the estate of Jeanette Stone
Torrey, the court ordered and de
creed that W. I). Lesher issue letters
of administration on the said es
tate in accordance with the within
petition to such proper person as the
law entitled to upon giving surety
as request of law.
Honesdale Cemetery Co. to Estate
of 7.. M. Pike Bunnell. Report is
directed to bo filed and Investment
approved by the court.
In the matter of bridge of Buck
ingham, report of inspectors approv
ed nisi to marked approved abso
lutely by the clerk of the court if no
exceptions are filed within cne
Bill of costs amounting to $11.37.
In the matter of inquisition on the
body of Friend F. Merrlman ap
proved by county solicitor and or
dered paid by the court.
In equity. Miles A. Gibbons vs.
James Gibbons. Report confirmed
nisi. To be confirmed absolutely if
no exceptions are filed within a
On motion C. A. McCarty was ap
pointed master in the divorce pro
ceedings of Bertha E. Kill am vs.
Royal S. Killam.
On application of Mary Ryan, wife
of John Ryan, of Canaan, a guard
ian is asked by petitioner, claiming
that he is incompetent to transact
his business affairs.
NINTH REUNION OF GRAVITY
(Special to The Citizen.)
Gouldsboro, Sept. 10.
Miss Anna Crooks has returned to
Philadelphia where she has resum
ed her duties as teacher in one of
the city schools. She spent last
-week with her cousin, J. B. Crooks,
and other relatives here. On Wed
nesday she was the guest of her
uncle, William Crooks. The occasion
was his ninety-fourth birthday an
niversary. Srhool opened last Tuesday with
same teachers as last year. Prof.
Howard Siep, principal; Miss Emma
Bates, grammar; Miss Grace Dowling
intermediate, and Miss Anna Kint
Chaplain T. D. Swartz, Woman's
Relief Corps of Moscow, held a very
interesting meeting last Wednesday
afternoon. Mrs. Eva Major, of
Scranton; Mrs. Kathrlne Schlterlie
of Gouldsboro, Mrs. VanGorder and
Mrs. W. B. Miller of Moscow, were
Initiated. The applications of Mrs.
Anna Gress and Mrs. Stanton of
Gouldsboro, and Mrs. Meta Hollister
of Moscow, were presented and ac
cepted. A largo new barn is being built at
the West End ice plant on the site
of the one recently struck by light-4
ning which burned to the ground.
As a result of the recent inspec
tion on engines on the Lackawanna,
Drill Engine No. 34, In the Goulds
boro yards, was awarded the prize
as being the cleanest, best kept en
gine on the road. As tho fireman,
William Surplus, has always taken
great pains to keep his engine spick
and spane, he is justly proud that
his is the engine with tho star plac
ed there by the superintendent. The
officials visited the yard on Satur
day and had a photograph taken of
Gouldsboro and Hobokcn played
on tho Gouldsboro Athletic field on
Saturday afternoon. The Jersey
boys were badly beaten by the score
of 2 to 2f.
While loading ice on Friday Rich
ard Hall, Jr., mot with a very pain
ful accident. The large ice hooks
slipped and cut a deep gash in his
Citizens' Sunday, Oct. Cth, will be
observed here. Rev. P. S. Lehman,
pastor of the M. E. church, will hold
special services in the evening and
has extended a cordial invitation to
all to be present. His discourso
will bo on Good Citizenship. As Cit
izens Sunday was inaugurated by the
Woman's Relief Corps, and will bo
generally observed by tho corps
throughout tho United States, Rov.
Lehman has extended a special in
vitation to all members of tho corps
in this section to attend tho services
1n a body and to members of the G.
A It. and any other patriotic organizations.
(Special to The Citizen.)
Sherman, Sept. 10.
Ira Clearwater has closed his cot
tage at Oquoga Lake , for the sum
mer and is now homo again.
Rev. Andrew Scott attended lodge
in Deposit last Saturday night.
Rev. S. F. Wright spent Sunday
in Hales Eddy with Rev. Mr. Frost.
Misses Lottie and Virginia Drown,
of Honesdale. spent last week at tho
home of J. H. Smith.
Olwln Scott, of Blnghamton, call
ed on friends hero last Saturday.
Mrs. Ernest Lowe, who has been
visiting In New York, has returned
School has commenced with
Misses Lynch and Nichols as teach
ers, Mrs. Brownlnc. of Wllkos-Barre.
Who has been spending tho summer
here, will return homo tho latter part
01 mis woeK.
'Mrs. May Flagg, who has been
spending soino time at Franklin, N.
Y.. has returned home.
Rov. S. . Wright will sell all of
nis property here in Sherman at auc
tion sale on Sept. 14.
Hold nt Xny Auk ljnt .Satuiilaj
C. Snyder ncliitcs Knily Running
The ninth annual reunion of the
Gravity Employes' Association wns
held at Nay Aug Park Saturday. Sev
eral hundred former employes of the
old Delawnro it Hudson nnd Wash
ington Gravity Railways with their
wives and families spent tho day in
tho pnrk and renewed old friend
ships. The day was ideal and from
early morning until the shndes of
evening began to fall tho men who
ran over tho inclines before tho
days of steam swapped stories and
spun yarns about tho days when they'
were the real railroad men of this
end of the state.
The election of officers was hold in
tho afternoon and an interesting pa
per was read by iMIss Tlllle Turner,
whose parents for years resided at
tho head of No. 14 plane. Tho offi
cers chosen were as follows: A. C.
Snyder, of Dunuiore, president;
County Controller Charles P. Sav
age, secretary and treasurer; Chas.
O. Ellis, Carbondale, first vice-presi
dent, and Georgo Washington Bona
parte Allen, of Dunmore, second
Tho committee or arrangements
for the reunion were: S. A. Diltz, P.
J. Foster, E. A. Wonnacott, of Car
bondale; William D. BIgart and W.
C. Correll, of Dunmore, together
with A. C. Snyder and C. P. Savage,
respectively president and secretary
of the association.
Much has been printed about the
coal cars and passenger cars that
ran on tho gravity railroads, but
nothing has yet appeared regarding
what wore called "tho trucks,
which were low flat cars for carrying
logs. A. C. Snyder, president of the
Gravity Employes' Association, left
the lumber woods of New York state
In the early 60's. when ho was a kid,
and coming to Dunmore, our neigh
boring borough, obtained employ
ment with "Saxey" Secor. Mr. Se-
cor, who lives near the foot of No.
C, was tho contractor employed on
the Pennsylvania gravity, to load
logs upon "the trucks" and bring
them into this valley. Mr. Snyder,
describing his iirst day on the road,
as well as subsequent experiences as
a Gravity hand, has written tho fol
"We left the head of No. C piano
at u o clock in the morning and
went up the famous Mooslc moun
tains. When we arrived at the head
of No. 11, which was the last ascend
ing piano on the mountain, the old
man' (Mr. Secor), said, 'Now, my
boy, we have fourteen miles of a ride
without the aid of wire ropes and
steam engines.' Away wo went
around short curves, and the first
thing I knew we were in tho No. 11
"When we came out In the day
light again my hat settled down on
my head and I felt great relief.
That a train of cars could run
through a hole like that was a stun
ner to me. On we went, passing
scrub oaks, huckleberry bushes and
rattlesnake dens. In about an hour
and a half wo arrived at the foot of
No. 12 plane. There we found
about half a mile of coal cars ahead
of us. While lying there waiting for
the coal to be hoisted up the plane,
I said to the old man, "This is the
way to railroad, for there is no
stopping for wood and old ties along
the road.' He replied, 'you have not
seen It all yet.' I wanted to hook
on but the old man said, 'Boy, you
get out of the way or you will lose
your fingers, and then you won't be
good for anything.'
"I climbed up on the little cars.
One of the other boys hooked on and
away we went up the hill. On ar
riving at the top we took another
road, which was called the branch.
This line ran to the foot of No. 19
on the light track, now known as
"When we were about half way
over tho branch the train stopped
along a big pllo of logs and props.
The old man picked up a canthook,
handed it to me and said, 'Now, boy,
we don t want any wood or old ties.
but we want those logs and props
rolled on those trucks In short order.'
I took tho canthook and looked at
it as if I had never seen one before.
but I had used one ever since I was
big enough. My father was a lum
berman and I was at homo with the
"When the trucks were loaded tho
chains were drawn over tho top, the
binders pulled down and fastened and
wo proceeded on our trip. On ar
riving at No. 19, wo stopped for din
ner in front of Potter's Hotel.
"After dinner wo started out for
homo. When we arrived at tho head
of 21, Mr. Secor said, 'Boy, you will
havo twelve miles to sit down; watch
mo run the trucks and learn all you
can about them.' When wo were
about five miles from tho head of 21
wo came out of tho woods at a little
town called Dunnlngs and I saw an
other railroad across tho creek.
There was a train with threo loco
motives standing at the station. One
of tho engines was at the wood pile
taking wood and the pllo appeared
big enough to save the men tho
trouble of tearing down fences or
picking up old ties. I asked Mr.
Wo unloaded tho props at tho mines
"I worked on this train a yenr and
then went on a coal train between
Dunmore nnd Hawley with Edward
Secor, son of Allan Secor. 1 ran on
this train until tho fnll of 18GG.
when I was compelled to lcavo on ac
count of tho cars riding so hard.
Tho track was nearly all strap Iron,
spiked on sleepers. After it was
used n while It became rough and It
was impossible for me to stand the
jarring nuy longer."
UEl'.VIO.V OF CO. 15, lllll) REGI
MENT PA. RESERVES.
Tho surviving members of Com
pany B, 3rd Regiment, Pn. Reserves,
met In reunion at Lake Ariel, on
August 31, 1912. Tho services were
held in tho M. E. Chapel. Tho
Ladies' Aid society had prepared a
bounteous repast, which was served
In the basement of tho church. It
wns a feast of good things and tho
ladles are to be commended for their
skill and labor In providing such an
excellent entertainment for tbo innor
man. Tho exercises In tho church
proper had been arranged by tho pas
tor of the church and 'President
Adams and was as follows: Song,
"God Bless Our Native Land";
prayer, by pastor, W. E. Darkness:
address of welcome, by pastor; re
sponded to by Comrade W. W
Wood; piano solo by Miss Hazel
Browning "Old Black Joo"; song,
The Star Spangled Banner"; ad'
dress, Rev. O. G. Russell; violin and
piano solo, W. E. Darkness and Miss
Browning; business meeting: presi
dent, L. T. Adams, presided; W. W.
Wood, acting secretary. Minutes of
previous meeting were read and ap
proved. Resolutions on tho death of
Comrade W. J. Hand were read and
same ordered to be spread upon tho
minutes and a copy sent to the fam
ily. The election of officers resulted
in the election of L. T. Adams, presi
dent; C. E. Mitchell, vice-president;
F. Brundage, second vice-president;
R. McStraw, secretary; W. II. Bid-
well, treasurer. A collection was
taken amounting to $2.73. The roll
call disclosed the following mem
bers of Company B present: L. T.
Adams, Chas. E. Mitchell, Joseph
Baschon, Ben Bennett, Eugene B.
Mitchell, Henry Haines, F. Brundage,
and Ed. Marshall. Members of oth
er regiments were present as fol
lows: Richard Simon, G7 Pa.; L. J
Adams, 4 Pa. Cavalry; Alfred Chaiv
man, 179 Pa.; William Sampson, 1st
Regt.; Com. H. A. Mark Kellam,
Company G, 3d Reserves; W. H. Bid-
well, 137 Pa. and loth N. Y. En
gineers; John Bidwell, 137 Pa.; Al
bert Shaffer, 15th N. Y. Eng.; Kobt
McStraw, 23th Pa. and 137 Pa.; Bar
ton Swingle, 13 7th Pa. Vol. Silas
Clark, 203 Pa.; Alva Kize, Construe
tion Corp.; Alex. Correll, 139th Pa.;
David Patterson, 143 Pa.; John
Watrous, 137 Pa. and W. W. Wood,
4th N. J. V. V. After tho business
session there were recitations by
Miss Myrtle Miller and Miss Leona
Swingle. Song, "Home, Sweet
Home," and address by W. W. Wood
The meeting was brought to a close
with the entire audience singing
"Columbia the Gem of tho Ocean."
A vote of thanks was tendered the
pastor and people of the Lake Ariel
M. E. church for their hospitality
and the invitation to hold tho 1913
reunion at the church on the last
Saturday In August was accepted
(Special to The Citizen.)
Lakowood, Sept. 10.
Tho Lakewood Drilling Company
has begun active operations and now
have a hole some 40 feet deep, but
as yet havo not struck bed rock. As
soon as rock is reached the diamond
drill will be used and progress will
be made more rapidly.
A. E. Kellogg has installed a new
steam heating system and bath In his
new home and now has a most up-to-
date and comfortable residence
Wheeler & Son of Hancock, did tho
Blanche LaBarr returned to the
Mansfield State Normal School on
Monday to take up the work of the
Mr. Davis, our genial 'squire, who
has been 111, is able to resume his
George Simpson is making some
extensive repairs on tho Goodllne
Mr. and iMrs. William McKeo, of
Syracuse, are visiting relatives hero.
On Friday last tho Equlnunk base
ball team Journeyed to this place to
cross batB with the local team and
were defeated by tho score of 30 to
0. Tho week previous our boys wore
relieved of a game on tho Equlnunk
grounds and it was with pleasure
that the local management showed
tho visiting team what a clean base
ball game was like. Tho Equlnunk
boys played good ball, but they were
unable to hit tho ball when hits
meant runs. Mott out-classed War
field on tho mound, for tho support
given eacli pitcher was about equal
Tho features of tho game were
Mott's pitching, catches by Carey and
Woodmansee, tho batting of Bojo
Simpson, Mott and Bennett, and tho
umpiring of Morgan and McKee. The
Bojo rf Woodmansee
Simpson.... c Harrlgan
Mott p Warfleld
Rutledge. . .2b Watson, F,
Secor what road It was and ho told Henshaw.. ..lb Carey G
mo It was the Delaware, Lackawanna
"Boforo I could ask any more
about tho road with tho big piles of
wood, wo were in tho woods again,
running over trestles, around the
stumps and under hanging rock.
When wo reached Bunker II111, Mr.
Brady camo out of his office to meas
ure tho logs. Ho asked Mr. Secor
whero ho got the 'beechor (meaning
mo). Mr. Secor answered, 'That boy
Is no 'beechor.'
"I got a boarding houso placo at
tho company boarding houso at No.
G, which was kept by Alexander
"At G o'clock tho next morning wo
went to Bunker Hill. Mr. Secor said
to me, 'You will go with mo to Pitts
ton with tho props. Tho men will
unload tho trucks at tho Darkoy mill
and then go to NO. 12 and load them
again.' The old man took mo on tho
bead car so he could show mo the
country, but all I could eeo -was
woods until wo arrived at PKtston.
Flynn 3b Watson, R
Dexter cf Hornbeck
Leot ss Lord
Bennett. ... It Carey, L
Lakewood... 200 10000 x
Equlnunk ..00000000 0 0
50TJI N. Y. REGIMENTAL
Tho 26th annual reunion of tho
fjCth Now York Volunteers will bo
held In tho Stato Armory, Middle
town, N. Y on Wednesday, Sept. 18
1912, beginning at 10:30 a. m
Wayno county was represented in
this reglmont by slxty-nlno men
from Damascus, Manchester and
Buckingham townships. Among tho
number was tho Lieutenant Colonol
Rockwoll Tyler, of Damascus; a cap
tain, Hoary P. Kellam, of Manches
tor, and several non-commissioned
officers. Of tho slxty-nlno men loft
then ten are known to bo living.
-Head The Citizen,
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
Indian Orchard, Sept. 10.
Messrs. Dexter and Wood aro
painting the buildings at the Drook-
sldo fnrnl, and Georgo Mackley of
Scclyvlllo, Is erecting .i silo at -the"
above mentioned farm.
Georgo Erk, assisted by several
laborers, has put tho road between
hero and Honesdale In n fine condi
tion. Better extend the state road
to Narrowsburg by way of Beach-lake.
The Berlin schools opened on Mon
day. Miss Clara Dills will havo
charge of tho Bethel school.
Anna Schmidt, who has boon i
spending tho summer at tho West
Shore Houso, Beachlake, has return
ed to her homo nt tho Oakland farm.
W. E. Avery of Brookroad. Is as
sisting E. C. Ham at running a
thresher and cleaner.
Mrs. C. K. Spry was a recent visi
tor at tho home of her son, Wallace,
at tho Old Red Rock farm.
R. B. Davey and son, Charles,
erected a silo for W. C. Spry on
O. D. Henshaw wont to Galileo on
Monday. Ho will teach tho school at
that placo this fall and winter.
Miss Frances Gray has gone to
Hawley for tho coming school' year
where she has charge of eighth grade
lu the high school.
Tho guests who havo been spend
ing their summer vacation nt the
Grand View House havo returned to
New York city.
Wni. Pregnall, wife, daughter, and
Joseph Saunders, of East Honesdale,
were recent callers at urooKslilo
Mrs. R. Ham, son Lawrence, and
Mrs. W. H. Marshall and daughter,
Allotta, called on Hawley friends on
Henry List, of Laurolla, is treat
ing B. C. Ham's silo to a coat of
BEWARE OF OINTMENTS FOR OA-
TAR Itll THAT CONTAIN MERCURY.
as mercury will surely destroy the
sense of smell and completely de
rango the whole system when enter
ing It through tho mucous surfaces,
except on prescriptions from reput
able physicians, as tho damage they
will do is ten fold to tho good you
can possibly derive from them. Hall's
Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J.
Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains no
mercury, and is taken Internally,
acting directly upon tho biood and
mucous surfaces of tho system. In
buying Hall's Catarrh Cure bo sure
you get the genuine. It is taken In
ternally and made In Toledo, Ohio,
by F. J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials
Sold by Druggists. Price 76c. per
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
Helen Williams spent this week,,
with Mrs. Richard Decker of Beach
lake. Mrs. Tryphenn Smith was tho guost
of her undo and aunt, Wm. Trever
ton and wife of Vino Hill on Thurs
AUDITOR'S NOTICE'. Estate of
Notice of Audit: Notlco Is horeby
given that Homer Greene, an auditor
duly appointed by tho Orphans'
Court of Wayne county to pass upon
exceptions filed to tho account of W.
S. Harvey, administrator of tho abovo
named estate, will attend to tho du
ties of his appointment at his office
In tho borough of Honesdalo, Mon
day, Sept. 23, 1912, at 10 o'clock a.
m. HOMER. GREENE,
August 28, 1912.
AMENDMENTS TO BOROUGH OR
Ordinance to amend Section 2 of
Ordinance No. 10 of the Borough of
Honesdale. Be it enacted, etc., That
section 2 of Ordinance No. 10 en
titled Exhibitions, approved the 18th
day of February 1907 which reads
Sec. 2. Tho price for a license
provided for in the first section of
this ordinance shall be as follows:
For a circus or menagerie, tho sum
of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars for
each and every day the same shall be
opened. For every other exhibition,
or amusement, provided for In the
first section of this ordinance, the
sum of Ave ($5.00) dollars for each
day the same shall be opened. Pro
vided, that a license shall be Issued
for a longer period than one day, at
the following rates: License for one
day threo ($3.00) dollars;' and two
($2.00) dollars for each succeeding
additional day not exceeding one
week. License for more than one
week and not exceeding one month,
fifteen dollars; and for each succeed
ing additional month, two ($2.00)
dollars; provided, that this or
dinance shall not apply to exhibitions
given under the auspices and for the
benefit of any local, charitable, re
ligious, educational, social or Bor
ough improvement association. Ibe
amended so as to read as follows:
The price ,for a license provided
for in tho first section of this ordi
nance shall be as follows:
For a circus or a menagerie, the
sum of twenty-five ($25) dollars for
each and every day the same shall be
opened. For every other exhibition,
entertainment or amusement for
which an admission fee shall be
charged and provided for In tho first
section of this ordinance, the sum of
o.00 for each day the same shall
be opened. Provided, that a license
shall be Issued for a longer period
than one day at tho following rates:
License .for two days shall bo
$3.00 for each day, and for each
succeeding additional day not exceed
ing one week $1.00 a day. License
for more than ono week and not ex
ceeding one month $15 and for each
succeeding additional month $5.00
provided that this ordinance shall
not apply to exhibitions given under
the auspices and for the benefit of
any local, charitable, religious, edu
cational or Borough Improvement
An Ordinanco to amend Ordinance
No. 24 of the Ordinance of the
Borough of Honesdale, approved
February 18, 1907, by adding there
to Section No. 3 as follows:
No person shall be permitted with
in the Borough to hawk, peddle or
vend upon tho public highways,
streets, lanes, alleys or roads of the
Borough of Honesdale, any fish,
fruit, vegetables or any kind of
goods, wares or merchandise with
out having first obtained from tho
Burgess or in his absenco from tho
Borough Treasurer, a llcenso so to
do. Tho prico of such llcenso Is
hereby fixed at $10 for the first day
and $5 for each succeeding addition
al day. Provided that this ordinanco
shall not apply to persons selling
goods of their own production or
THE FOREGOING ORDINANCES
wero on tho 5th day of September,
1912, separately ordained and en
acted, adopted and passed by tho
Town Council of tho Borough of
Honesdalo, In Council assembled, as
the ordinances of said borough, to go
into effect and operation from and
aftor tho publication thereof accord
ing to law.
Town Council of tho Borough of
Town Council of tho Borough of
Approved Sept. D, 1912.
chas. a. Mccarty,
(E We wIsTi to secure a good
correspondent m every town
in Wayne county. Don t be
afraid to write this office for
paper and stamped envelops
Every Wideawake Gfasscutter
who has the Interest of Honesdale
at heart, should buy a small proper
ty in town or Texas Township. Times
are better and opportunities offered
to-day may not be obtainable tomor
row. "Procrastination Is the thief
of time." Don't put off buying a
small property, for every glasscutter
SHOULD OWN HIS HOME.
"BUYUAHOM" Realty Company
Box 524 Honesdale, Pa.
Having purchased the drug busi
ness known as the Keystone Phar
macy at 1'1'23 Main street,- wo beg
to announce that wo will -continue
the same. The business will be con
ducted on tho basis of Quality and
Service at a reasonable (price.
Trusting to bo favored by those who
havo patronized this storo and hop
ing to seo any who may favor us
with a visit, we solicit a sharo of
your business. Our best asset is a
satisfied customer, hence satisfac
tion to you Is guaranteed.
A. ML LEINE, Ph.
THE REXALL DRUG STORE
THE BELL TELEPHONE CO, OF PENNA.
W. D. DELLMORE, Agent, Honesdale, Pa,
SEPTEMBER 15, 1012.
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