The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, October 09, 1912, Image 1
ttaen - Pino Job Work Promptly Ex ecuted nt Tho Citizen Office. Subscribe Por Tl ltlzcn Tlio People's Family cr; 91.50 Per Ycnr. pf' . 03 70th YEAR. --NO. 81 HONESDALE, WAYNE CO., PA., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1912. PRICE 2 CENTS J I V- I I I M N I I H W HI 1 IW UUIIULU I I IU in iinniu UUUMI I FAIR Fair Best In Klfty Years Largo Poultry Exhibit Good Races Large Crowd on Wednes day. Elling Weeks, tho aviator flying a O. E. Williams biplane, mado an as- ..., i . . ... a 1 !-. UIlSUUWaMUl UI.LU1111UD i-uu UUUU1UU 'inrlntio fnptv ftp flftv f no f (lvlnp n rltnto nun rt t nltniit o n li i rtnw nt n rutin 1IU IIIUCIUUI? BUleU 111 lilt? till Mlliy few minutes and landed In tho 1 1 1 1 1 I, 1 llill'.K 1,1 LUll 11111 ftlUUUUB. nursuuy iuiur uuuu uu o luiiuru iu i .1 i . i. i mi 1- ..!.... .1 were lmru.uiv s.uisueu lor muj were beginning to tiunK tno aviator was ideal dnv for tho fair and the until closing time. Instead only .lit; iiii. inn iiiiiiiii; ill il ii ill iiiiv failure of tho aeroplane to make flight on Wednesday and in this ny Acricuuurai Association is in no- 5ammell booked the attraction of 1 II IT I II 11 L IT. Wll II I II III II K H fill 14 1 1 1 11 1 I !1 av riTin nn wnn nun rn nn na miin ng .inn ii v. For all of this the fiftieth anni versary ot mo association was a enr than fnrmur vinra. Evnrvt.hlne ni'ui uiujiy Buiuuimy nuu mere were iiu iiiKLiiruaiifTf til iinv rnnnRnnpnrR rn mnr inn n o.nfliirn fir rnnoo nTrnnn- iii n. Wednesday s attendance was be- iweeu i,uuu auu o.uuu ana me iiu kuuiubuuiu accommaaaiea nniiiii .11111 Tinnn a nnpmp t n n pnnaa Wednesday afternoon. Tompkins' Wild West gave free performances before tho grandstand between the races and also gave a show on the grounds. State Troopers LIchtiser and Unncn nt 1. II 1 1. 1. were here and patroled the grounds grounds and Honesdale. The Honesdale band and Jenkins' Boy band furnished music on Wed nesday and also tho Manln c.ltv FITa and Drum Corps. The White Mills uauu lurniHiiea music nn lnnrannv. ueacn urovo and Pleasant Valley plays were highly recommended hy all who saw them. According to Judge Purple the plays were not making a specialty of the poultry business. Nearly three Hundred birds were on exhibition Among this number were Plymouth kocks, wyandottes, Campines. An conas, Orpingtons and Columbians, and others. There were a few ducks and geeso on exhibition. Clarence D. Fortnam of Farview Farm, Tyler Hill, Chas. J. Smith of Crystal Spring Farm. Georso Erk. Edward E. Kinsman and A. W. Eno all had flno exhibits of blooded cat. tie and It Is thought that the array was tho best ever brought to the wayno county fair. William L. Ferguson, of Seelv- vme, president of .tho association, was present Wednesday and Thurs day E. P. Jones, vice-president Binco tho organization fifty years ago, was Kept Dusy in the secretary's of fice, E. W. Gammell is secretary of tno iair association. F A. Jenkins. II. G. Rowland and W. H. Mclntyro had flno displays of musical instruments in tho manu facturers' building. Erk Bros, also Had a disnlay of wares thorn. Murray & Co. was very well repre sented, having an assortment of farm Implements and machinery on dis play on tno grounds. A slight accident occurred near tho bridge over the Dvberrv near tho fair grounds when two wagons col lided and tho tongue of one was broken The movement of vehicles was retarded for a few moments but no serious damage was done. G M Tlngley, of Balnbrldge, N Y., owner of Peter S. and Bed Elder tho winners of tho first and second races respectively, on Wednesday, left with his horses the latter part of last week for York, Pa., where his horses will bo entered In the races at tho fair there. He stated that Peter S. and Bed Elden were rated In tho 2:14 class and can make that time on a solid track and when they aro not held In by the driver The tlmo made by them on weanesaay was 2.25 i and 2.18 respectively, Ho stated that he was owner of May Girl which took sec ond money In tho races, before com Sng here, but had sold tho Jiorso to Clark & Patterson of this place. EXPRESSMAN BUILDING HOME. Orvlllo Spottlguo, tho uptown drlv er for Wells Fargo & Company's Ex press, has a new home in course o construction on BIdgo street. Th building is 26x28 feet, two stories high and is located in one of the town s most plcturesquo spots. Con' tractor E. D. Pearce, of Carbondale is doing tno work. TRESPASSING IS CHARGE MADE. A bill in equity and petition for a restraining order was filed In United Stntes court Saturday by Henry Bichardson of East Orange, N. J., ngninst tho Pennsylvania Coal com pany, doing business In Dunmoro. Tho bill of complaint stntes that Bichardson Is tho owner of four tracts of land at Shohola, Plko county, this state, and that tho coal company Is trespassing upon tho land, piling up lumber, making run ways, and otherwise making uso of his property despite repeated pro tests. Bichardson declared that his land comprises about 3,500 acres In tho township of Shohola, worth about $ 75,000. Tho Pennsylvania Coal company, without permission, and In splto of warnings, ho alleges, took possession of a largo portion of his land, and has at this time stored five million feet of lumber, built ma chlno and power stations and other wise appropriated his property, with out remuneration. Tho company, Bichardson says, owns adjoining land upon which it is now lumbering. Ho asks tho court for relief. BUYS LARGE SULLIVAN TRACT. It appears there was somo rivalry for tho purchase of the Oilman es tnte in Sullivan county, and instead f tho Lorilalrds having secured It, the whole tract consisting of some ,000 or 9,000 acres has been taken p for park purposes by a rich mlno wner named Parnell, who besides the Gilman tract has secured other parcels cleaning up nearly every thing between Eden and Monti- cello. The only parcel ho has so far failed to obtain of any consequence s the Ketchum lot containing about 000 acres. Notice had been served on all squatters and tenants that they must acate by Oct. C, or bo forcibly elect ed. Mr. Parnell expects to begin extensive Improvements at once, building a largo club house and ther attractions. EGGS SOARING AROUND 55 CENTS IN NEW YORK. New York. With fresh eggs soar ing around 55 cents and butter so high that many restaurants aro re fusing to supply it unless specially ordered and paid for, the state health commissioner last week ad mitted that there are, in the cold storage warehouses of this state, 4,- 000,000 pounds of butter and 120, 000 cases of eggs, in excess of tho supply on hand at this tlmo last year. Mrs. Julian Heath, president of tho Housewives' league, declares she has a letter from an egg shipper who says that eggs, even at the present high cost of living, should not go above thlrty-flve cents prior to Christmas. She has sent out word to the 50,000 women In her or ganization to boycott tho egg market u there is a further riso in prices. HENRY GALES BUYS HOTEL. F. N. Gales has sold his property at Long Eddy to his 'brother, Henry and he will go in business at Haw loy, Pa. Ho will bave chargo of tho Cottago Hotel. D. Conklln will bo bartender for him for a while, Mr, Gales expects to take a little vaca tlon before going to work himself Hancock Herald. THE WORLD'S SERIES GAMES Boston Wins From New York-Score 4-3 BOROUGH FATHERS MEET STEVENS WILL PROBABLY DIE. I Tho doctors at tho State hospital, iScranton, state that William Stev- , ens, of Elmdnle, near Lake Ariel, Settles Dunuigu Suit Against Joseph i who was serloiiBly burned in a fire Meiiuer Pays Bills mid Insures at his homo last Friday morning, ' Fixtures. will die. He has been suffering in-1 Tim mu.. f .,, ,.n tense pain and at no tlmo he ap- J an belng preSent, conducted regular" peared to have a chance to recover. , monthly business In tho city hall (Spcclnl to Tho Citizen.) NEW YORK, Oct. 8. Tito first game of tho World's base bnll scries opened hero this afternoon nt ii o'clock with a record brcnklng at tendance. The Giants placed Tcr seau in tho box with .Myers as catcher. The battery for Boston is 1 what uncertain W ood and Cady, pitcher and catcher, old. Mrs. Charlotto IClrkum. tho aced mother ot tho man, Is also at tho State hospital. Sho Is suffering from burns, but on account of her advanced ago her condition is some- Sho is eighty years respectfully. Boston E H New York Q 0 Tho old lady is irrational, and 'her son, James, when at tho State hospl s ED Boston - -New York - ED R ED ED 0 DI ED El o m E n -o last Thursday evening. Tho minu tes of tho last meeting were approv ed after which Treasurer Georgo W. Penwarden gave tho following re port: Treasurer Penwarden reported ?1702.77 on hand last meeting and receipt of tho following amounts since: For crates. $3: from Schuor- Tho ikIo grounds began to nil up shortly after 2 o'clock to witness tho big game. Tho attendance was about 15,000 and tho weather Ideal for playing. The game started at 2 o'clock, Itoston at hat. In tho first Ave innings they received goose eggs, but tallied ono run in tho sixth and three in the seventh. In tho eighth and ninth no runs were made. Itoston scored four runs, thereby winning tho first game of the world's scries. New York were shut out tho llrst two innings but succeeded in getting two runs in the third. No runs were tallied after thnt until tho ninth, re ceiving ono run, making the tlnal score ii runs. on tal on Saturday morning, advised the imi .niinnfnr te'nnn'. ni. m nHnnrlnnto t nllnur t . v1"'41-"" " VAL ,.r ,7, ?, r . " i am. out i,7U3.U2; balance , , u, u . , , j ' ,, ,i i hand, J7.002.75. formed this habit and would dlo if Tho nigh street sewer committee sho were kept away from it. Tho 'reported nrozrr. Thn fnmm "FRECKLES" COMING TO HONESDALE HYMENEAL. Miss were Citizen Will Publish Story Which Has Captivated Many "Frec kles" is the Most Popular Story of tho Day. " Freckles," one of the best stor ies ever written, will appear in Tho Citizen within tho next few days. It is in serial form and is exceedingly interesting. In view of the fact that the play, " Freckles," will be staged In the Lyric In tho near future, the public will bo doubly interested in its appearance. The story -was writ ten by Gene Stratton Porter and was dramatized by Nell Twomey, a dramatist of distinction. Watch for the opening chapters, which will ap pear in a few days. ERIE ISSUES STA 'CEMENT. It Shows Decrcaso in Earnings For Compion Stock. Supplementing tho preliminary in come account for the year ended Juno 30, published three weeks ago, the Erlo Railroad has Issued its full WAYNE COUNTY FARMER'S INSTITUTE To Bo Held in Honcsdalo Dec. 28 j In Aldcmillo Dec. 0-31; In Pleasant Mount Jan. 1-2; In Lakcwood Jan. !J-i. In accordance with tho provisions of tho Act of the state legislature of March 13, 1895, creating tho depart ment of Agriculture, a schedule of Farmers' Institutes in this tsate for the season of 1912-1913, also a com plete list of lecturers, with their sub jects and their assignments, have been sent out by the department in pamphlet form, explaining tho time and place of tho various institutes to be held between now and tho end of the season. Wayne county will be allotted seven days and Institutes will bo held in Honesdalo on Decern her 28: In Aldenvlllo on December 30-31: in Pleasant Mount on Janu ary 1-2; In Lakewood on January 3-4. W. E. Perham of Pleasant Mount Is chairman of tho Institute In this county. The speakers will bo D. H. Watts of Korrmoor, Clearfield county, Pa.; Howard Mitman, of Hillertown, Northampton county, and Robert S. Seeds of Birmingham, hospital officials say they cannot auow ner to smoko. James rescued his parents, his grandmother, his own wife and their three children from tho flames that totally destroyed tho homo of his father at Elmdale. Ho and his family also resided In tho house. Ho was badly burned by the fire, but refused to stay at tho Hahnemann hospital for further treatment, al though advised by tho physicians to do so. The wife of William Stevens was Injured by being dragged from the burning building. Sho Is at Elm- dale. William Stevens and wlfo aro both invalids. While they wero asleep on the second floor of their dwell ing, Mr. Stevens, it is thought, ac cidentally overturned a kerosene lamp. Instead of warning tho other oc cupants of the house when he saw tho furnishings on fire, he tried to extinguish the flames himself. OBITUARY. Deatli of Bert Gallagher. Bert Gallagher died at his homo on River street, Thursday, October i, at tho ago of thirty years, four months. Ho was a glass cutter by trade. Tho funeral services wero held at the house at 2 o'clock Sat urday afternoon. Interment was made In Riverside cemetery. pamphlet report. It shows a slight falling off in operating revenue and Huntington county, Pa. Their subjects will bo along lines Brown Barnes. Raymond O. Barnes and Anna C. Brown, of Jackson, raa-rled at four o'clock Wednesday of la., week at the home of the bride s parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Brown. Tho ceremony was per formed by Rev. H. L. Benville of the Jackson M. E. church. Following tho ceremony a four courses dinner was served. Later Mr. and Mrs. Barnes left In an auto for the station from which they went to Washington, D. C, to spend their honeymoon. The presents consisted of furniture, sil ver, cut glass, checks, etc., and wero many and beautiful. There were out of town euests from Scranton, Taylor. Thompson. Starrucca, Lakevlew and Wayne county. Edwards Shifter. Dale Shifter and Miss Emily Ed wards, both of Scranton. wero united in marrlago on Saturday afternoon at one o ciock Dy iiev. G. S. Wendell at tho Baptist parsonage. After a snori visit in scranton tho vounc peopio win mako their homo in Honesdale for a few months, Mr. Edwards being employed in tho Gur ney Elevator Works hero. a substantial increase In operating expenses. Operating revenue was $53,708, 4G8, against J53.820.050 in 1911; operating expenses $37,701,688 against $35,849,981, and net operat ing revenue $16,006,780, against $17,970,1'59. Total income was $18, 729,556, against $20,345, 6C9. Charges for interest, hiro of equip ment, etc., Increased from $14,955,- 257 to $15,35,353, and net income was $3,377,203, compared with $5, 390,412 In 1910-11. This is equal to 7.05 on tho flrst preferred stock, compared with 11.25 por cent, earn ed last year. After the deduction of tho al lotted 4 per cent, dividend on tho flrst preferred and $16,000,000 on second preferred stock, the balance of $S21;507, is equal to 0.73 per cent, on tho $112,387,900 common stock, against 2.52 per cent, earned on the common last year. President Underwood addressing stockholders, said that additions and betterments wero mado aggregating $8,495,334, of which $5,759,583 went for additional equipment and $2,153,299 for additions and better ment to property. LODGE NOTES. Tho Knights of tho Maccabees, through tho Record Keenor. W. H. Varcoe, last Friday paid to Mrs. Wm. J. Rlppel $1,000, tho amount of pro- lecxion carried py Mr. mppol in this order. Mr. Rlppel was a member of Honesdalo Tent No. 255, and this claim was paid within seven days from tho tlmo tho proofs of death wero completed. Tho Lady Maccabees will meet on Wednesday evening, October 9, hav ing exchanged nights with tho Sir Knights, as several of tho lady mem hers aro to attend tho chicken pie supper ai ino iuetnouist church. ITHACA QUARTETTE COMING. Tho lovers of music in Honesdalo will bo given a raro treat on next Monday evening, October 14, when tho Ithaca quartette, composed of a vocalist, pianist, violinist and roader will appear in tho Presby terian chapel. This quartette comes highly recommended and ehould bo largely attended. PIKE COUNTY SALE OF REAL ESTATE. John Shaffer ot al. to Jacob Shaf fer of South Sterling, Pa., 41 acres rzu porcnes in ureeno township consideration $zz&. TRI-COUNTY PAIR. The TrWounty fair -will bo held at Unlondala Oct. 7, 8 and D. of scientific farming; how to prepare and cultlvato the soil and many valu able hints as to the raising of stock and poultry will bo given. These men havo been selected by the' De partment of Agriculture for the es pecial benefit of the farmer in his work and their knowledgo along the different lines of agricultural pro duction will be of great benefit to many farmers. WORLD'S BASE BALL SERIES. Tho world's series between tho New York Giants and tho Boston Red Sox began at tho Polo grounds, New York, on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Tho rival teams will play alternate games on their grounds, tho schedule arranged bolng as follows: Tues day, Oct. 8, Thursday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Oct. 12 at tho Polo grounds, Now York, Wednesday, Oct. 9, Friday, Oct. 11, Monday, Oct. n, and Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Fen way park, Boston. GREKNTOWN YOUTH IS INJURED BY AN AUTO. Eugene Butler, of Greontown, was qulto seriously Injured Sunday night whllo riding a blcyclo on tho State road between Gouldsboro and New foundland. Ho was run down by an auto owned and driven by Scranton peopio and which was bolng run without lights. Butler managed to get tho num ber of tho maohlno and tho occu pants will havo to pay for their carelessness. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. Georgo Hillmuth ot ux. of Texas to Frank Wersching of same, land In Texas township; consideration $1125. Heirs of William Elghmey of Da mascus, to Helen Elghmey, same place, land In Damascus township; consideration si. Helen Elghmey of Damascus, to Frank A. Dodge, samo place, land in Damascus township; considers tlon $1300. Leveret Chapman et ux. of Salem to Harry F. Purdy of Honesdale land In Salem township, $750. Frederick w. Tegoler et ux. o Damnscus, to Ralph L. Teselor. o samo place, land In Damascus town ship; consideration $3000. James P. Poud et ux. of Oregon to Charles T. Arthur of Dyberry, land in Oregon township; conlsdera tlon, $1. Franz Blaylo ot ux. of Texas to Jacob Theobald of Texas, land in samo township; consideration $1. Howard A. Swingle ot ux. of Lake to John W. Sandercock. samo place land In Lake township; consideration $2900. Mary Crosblo of Camden, N. J to L. M. Hartman, New York, land in Buckingham township; considera tlon $1. Samuel II. Swlnglo of Lako to David Black of samo place, land in Lako township; consideration $1200. FALLS Ol-'F HORSE, YOUTH MAY" DIE. Edwin Volght, nlno years old. was thrown from a horto ho -was riding at HolIlstervIIIo last Friday after noon. Tho lioy fell on his ihead and when picked up was unconscious. Ho waB revived by Dr. Mullln of Hamlin, at the residence of Rev. A. R. Klchart whoro ho was carried. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Thomas Dunn Lako Carrie Sohrodor Hawley Adam C. James New York Helen Piatt Lakevlllo Ralph Van Wert White Lake Nellie Knight Whlto Lake was continued. Tho council placed $2,000 Insur ance on the post office fixtures In Bentley's agency. C. K. Schoonover was notified to remove tho dead tree from the corn er of his lot on Court and Eleventh streets. Tho council agreed to settle the case of Joseph Menner against tho borough of Honesdale by paying Mr. Menner tho amount allowed by the Jury. Tho total costs which tho town has to pay Is something over $1,600. The following bills were ordered paid: F. Mauer. $9; F. G. Rlckard, $17.70; M. Stapleton, $1.50; J. Fish er, $7.76; L. Weldner, labor, 114.22; team, $39.60; II. Knorr, $9; J. J. Canlvan, $60; D. Fisher, $6.50; Levi Degroat, $50; Katz Bros., $1.25; Bell Telephone, $3.50; J. M. Lyons, $25; J. H. Carroll. $12.50; Chnrloa Truscott, $6.25; Herald Press Asso ciation, $lo.90; E. L., H. & P. Co., oi.oi; umennender, $3; freight, $26.95; B. F. Haines. $18.40; Citi zen Publishing Co., $15.90; Interest on bonds, amounting to $165, was pain, local $yo.35. Death of Mrs. Georgo Williams. Mrs. George Williams, mother of five children, four of whom are boys, and a few days' old babe, died at ier home In Tanners Falls on Sunday, aged 36 yoars, after a short illness. Mrs. Williams' death ds an extremely sad ono and the father and husband has the sympathy of the community. One sister, Mrs. Wil liam Soden, also of Tanners Falls, survives. Tho funeral was held Tuesday afternoon'at -2 o'clock from the house. Interment in East Dy borry cemetery. Death of Jlrs. Rode. Mrs. John Rode died at her home on Willow avenue last Thursday evening, aged 80 years and flit months. Mrs. Rode had been a feSl- dent of Honesdale for several years and was ono of the highly esteemed persons of the town. Besides her husband, three children, Anna and Henry at home, and Mrs. Mary Pell, of Scratnon, survive. The funeral was largely attended from her late homo Sunday afternoon, Rev. C. C Miller ofllclating. Interment was made in tho German Lutheran ccme tory. LACKAWANNA BUYS STEEL CARS As the result of lessons taucht hv the Corning wreck of July 4 and In the Interest of greater safety for tho traveling public, it is the Intention of tho Lackawanna Railroad ito make its through trains of all steel construction, and to this end It will spend the sum of $300,000. Twen ty steel coaches have been ordered and they will cost approximately $15,000 a piece. Wooden coaches of the type used on the Lackawanna cost about $6,000. Ultimately It is the belief that the Lackawanna will operato nothing but steel trains. However this will necessarily be In the distant future, or as the wooden coadhes gradually outllvo their use- ruiness. MOTHER AND BABY DEAD WITH THROATS SLASHED. The bodies of Mrs. John Walsh and her baby were found Saturday Sfternoon at tho Walsh home in erahton. The throats of the mother and child were slashed. The room was tilled with gas, which poured from an open Jet. There was a powerful odor of gas and before the neighbors could reach the bed they had to open the win dows and allow the air to come in. Tho clothing of both bodies were blood soaked. Mrs. Walsh was formerly of Oly-phant. Deatii of G. H. Miller. G. H. Miller, aged seventy-eight years, died Monday at the home of his son, Joseph Miller, In Plttston Deceased was born in Germany, but had resided in Plttston since 1854. Ho was a member of St. Peter's Lu theran church and Luzerne lodge of Odd Fellows. He is survived by tho following children: Mrs. Jacob Bechtold, of Plttston; Mrs. Wesley Johnson, of Honesdale; Mrs. David Bothwlck, of Avoca; Mrs. Jerry McCartney, of Detroit, Mich.; John E. Miller, of Avoca; Georgo and Joseph Miller, of Plttston; Jessie, Frederick and An drew Miller of Dupont. A NEWSBOY'S LONG TRAMP. Patsy Ryan, tho newsboy, who started from his homo in Edmonton, Canada, on April 28, to go afoot around tho world, passed along tho Erlo railroad last week. Ho has got to complote tho trip around tho world In flvo years, and if ho suc ceeds ho will got $30,000 from two nowspapors and two real estato deal ers. Ho had to leave without a cent In his pocket and must havo $500 at tho ond of hl3 trip. Ho must -pass through every stato and country and get tho slgnaturo of every governor, queen or king, and also to sell papors In ovory town. He vroro out ten pair of shoos on his flrst four months' travel. Death of J. B. Crease, Jr. John B, Crease, three-year-old son ot Mr. and Mrs. J. B, Crease, of Whlto Mills, died on Thursday. Tho funeral was held Friday afternoon from St. Mary Magdalen's church. Interment In German Catholic ceme tery. Death of Mrs. Clark Sharpstecn. Tho death of Mrs. Clark Sharp steen In Blnghamton on Saturday last, brought to end tho life of a beautiful Christian character. In her death the last of tho old time Methodist supporters has been brought to a close, sho and tho lato John Bone, of Scranton, being two of tho faithful and consistent members of this church. Mrs. Sharpsteen had been traveling in tho West whero sho had been visiting relatives for nearly a year and upon returning to her home In Blnghamton was taken ill. Sho died shortly afterwards. Tho deceased, for many years, was ono of Honesdalo s best known women and was always closely Iden tified with tho Methodist church, the church of her choice. Sho had been a member of tho Honesdale Central Methodist Episcopal church over 40 years. Mrs. Sharpstcon was born In Dundaff nearly 75 years ago, hav ing also spont her girlhood days at that place. Cornelia A. Whitman was united 1 nmarrlago to Clark W. Sharpsteen In Chorry Ridge, after wards moving to Honesdalo, whero until a few years ago Mrs. Sharp steen moved to Blnghamton. Clark Sharpsteen died several yoars ago. Tho following children survive: Stephen, of Tonally, N. J.; Sarah, MInnIo and John, in Blnghamton, and another daughter, Mrs. Cora Keler, In Dubuquo, Iowa. Tho remains arrived on tho Dela ware and Hudson 3:15 train, Mon day afternoon and wero Immediately taken to tho Methodist church, whero Rev. Will H. HUler conduct ed tho funeral services. Tho vail bearers were W. P. Schenck, Henry Dexter, C. E. Dodgo and J. A. Brown. Interment was made in Glen Dyberry cemetery. IN CHICAGO REPRESENTING NEW YORK CONFERENCE. The conference of the General Missionary board of the Free Metho dists of North America is in session in Chicago this week. W. J. Barnes of this place left Tuesday morning ror the Windy City and holds tho credentials representing tho New lork conference, which Is compos ed of New York, Pennsylvania, Vir ginia, Maryland and New Jersey. BODY TAIiEN TO HAWLEY. Tho remains of John Wilbert. glassblower, who died at the Stato hospital, Scranton, Sunday night of pneumonia, after being in that In stitution six days, wero taken to Hawley Mouday by Jordan & Wolsh, the undertakers. The funeral of tho deceased was held Wednesday 'morn ing from the German Catholic church at Hawley. Interment in Hawley Catholic cemetery. GOES TO PORTO RICO. C. J. Walsh of Canaan township, was In Honesdalo Friday mornlnu and left hero on tho early Erlo train tor inow ions city. Saturday morn ing ho expected to leave that city for Porto Rico whero ho will teach school. Tho trip will tako two or threo days. Mr. Walsh Is a gradu ate of West Chester and taught chem istry there for soveral years. INSPECTING SCHOOLS. High School Inspector Thomas S. March, of Greensburg, Is spending this weok in Wayno county in tho In terest of tho schools. Inspector March visited tho Honesdale High school on Tuosday. Ho and Super intendent J. J. Koehler will Bpend tho remainder of tho weok In tho county. MORE COAL POCKETS? Rumor Is rlfo that tho Erlo will build a tresslo on the elto of tho present milk station at East Hones dalo for coal purposes. It is claim ed by somo that it will bo erected for individual uso. RAZING BORDEN ICE HOUSE. Tho lco house, which is located south ot tho 'present Borden milk shipping station, is being torn down. Tho new milk depot la rapidly Hear ing completion and Superintendent Curtis expects to move into that structure about November let.