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THE CITIZEN, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1913.
LATEST SHEET MUSIC ALL
kinds 10c per copy at M. A. Igo's.
IT CAME BACK. DOES A PIANO
with $100.00 paid on It Interest
you? Mclntyre has one. 3t2
FOR. THE FINEST LINE OF
sleighs at bottom prices call on E.
T. Smith, Honesdale. 97eltf
YOU ARE REQUESTED BY SPEC-'
lal request to attend the ".uy-Ke-quest"
dance at the armory Wednes
day evening, January 1'5. Admis
sion 25c. Special music. Refresh
SKATING RINK FOR RENT FOR
balls, parties, bazaars, fairs, etc.
Seo N. B. Spencer, Manager, 'for
LOST OR STOLEN ALL PER
sons are hereby cautioned against
receiving or negotiating Interest de
partment bank book No. 179 Issued
by the Honesdale National Bank to
Mrs. M. J. Swoyer. As said book has
teen lost or stolen payment has been
stopped and I have made application
for the Issue of a new book.
MRS. M. J. SWOYER.
Honesdale, Pa., Dec. 24, 1012. 102el3
WANTED A POSITION AS STEN
ographer and book-keeper In of
fice. Address 12 07 East street.
FIFTY CENTS A WEEK FOR A
few weeks and the sewing machine
Is yours. Let Mclntyre bring the
WE PAY 10 CENTS PER POUND
for trimmed green hides. Dunn's
Meat Market, Honesdale, Pa.
WANTED 50 GIRLS TO' LEARN.
glass cutting. Wages $6 per
week to start. Krantz-Smith & Co.
THE "BY-REQUEST" DANCE
promises to be the most popular
given this season. It will bo held
on Wednesday evening of next
week at the armory. It
Company E will be inspected by a
regular U. S. A. officer Tuesday
The Business Men's Association
will meet at the city hall Wednes
day evening, January S, at 8 o'clock
to transact important 'business.
The season for fishing through
the ice closed last Tuesday and be
fore that date some good catches
were reported by Honesdale anglers.
The free library in the High
school building was opened for the
public Nov. 19. At the close of De
cember there were 394 borrowers
who had taken out 1300 books.
County auditors W. O. Avery, of
Bethany; F. L. Gilpin, of Sterling,
and E. C. Bodie, of Prompton, met
at the court house and began the
auditing of all county 'property
Easter will fall on March 23d
this year. Not since IS 18 has It
arrived any earlier. Then It arrived
on March 22d. It will bo the year
2000 when it comes so early again.
Ash Wednesday comes on Feb. 5th.
Dr. J. W. Balta of St. Mary
Magdalen's church gave a smoker
Sunday afternoon In the basement
of the church to about two hundred
men of the congregation. Music
was furnished and a social time was
had. Refreshments were served.
Moses K. Burchell, of Ararat
township, has been adjudged a vol
untary bankrupt In the United States
court at Scranton. His liabilities
are placed at $5,500 and his re
sources are $4,500. F. M. Gardiner,
Esq., of Forest City, was appointed
receiver by Judge Wltmer.
Norman Bodie recently made a
trip to Springfield, Mass., on his In
dian motorcycle, having traveled the
distance of 242 miles in twelve
hours. He left town Sunday morn
ing at seven o'clock and arrived In
Springfield at 7 o'clock that even
ing. The American Knitting Mill
company has Just closed a very suc
cessful year. The directors and of
ficers were elected on Monday as fol
lows: President, W. B. Holmes;
Philip Krantz, vice-president and
general 'manager; Asa E. Bryant,
secretary and treasurer; directors,
F. P. Kimble, John Weaver, G. Wil
liam Sell. It is rumored that this
company, owing to an increase of
business expects soon to enlarge their
present large three-story building at
The committee to secure prizes
for tho annual euchro and dance of
St. John's congregation have decided
not to ask tho 'merchants of the
town for contributions for the
euchre to be held Jan. 22 at the
Armory. This will mean that any
merchant or manufacturer who do
nate any article will be doing so
freely and without being solicited.
Any prizes received in this manner
will be appreciated more by the
members of the congregation than If
they had been solicited and a better
feeling of loyalty to tho home mer
chants Is sure to exist. Everything
Indicates that the affair will be a suc
One of the peculiar storms of
the season struck Honesdale Friday
evening between six and seven
o'clock. It was a regular blizzard
and Saturday morning no signs of
tho storm remained. Many of the
electric light wires were crossed and
broken and service was stopped in
many places throughout the day,
Friday noon the wind carried with it
part of the south wall In tho wing of
tho new elevator works In course of
construction on South Main street
Tho wall was about a story and a
half high and had no supports. None
of the workmen -were Injured. Tho
tolophono lines along the valley
were put out ot commission and
poles and wires were torn down In
many places. At Fallsdale, L. A.
Lybolt had a barn badly damaged
Many trees were blown down.
The remains of the late Clair D.
Short, of Carbondalo, wero brought
to Keen for interment on Saturday.
Tho annual variety show of tho
Amity club will bo held on Tuesday
evening, April 8, at the Lyric
Robert A. Smith, Jr., of Hones
dale, who was here with the en
gineering corps engaged in surveying
tho state roads, recently killed a
rattlesnake at Stroudsburg that
'measured four feet ten and ono half
inches in length.
Postmaster A. C. Stewart, of
Endlcott, formerly of Honesdale, has
been critically ill at his homo suf
fering from a severe attack of hic
coughs. Mr. Stewart's many Hones
dale friends are gratified to learn
that he Is improving.
The Delaware & Hudson station
at Farvlew, is receiving a coat of
varnish inside. It will be formerly
opened on January 15. The station
will heated by steam, lighted by elec
tricity and will have separate wait
ing rooms for gentlemen and ladles.
A new plank walk connects It with
the Stato hospital for the Insane.
An order has been Issued by the
New Jersey Public Utility Commis
sion compelling tho Erie Railroad
company to furnish drinking water
of proper quality and in eufllcient
quantity on all passenger cars. The
Erie railroad has only a small part
of its tracks in New Jersey, but its
terminal being there 'gives the State
Don't kick because you have to
button your wife's waist. Be glad
your wife has a waist and doubly
glad you have a wife to button a
waist for. Somo men's wives have
no 'waists to button. Some men's
wives waists have no buttons on to
button. Some men's wlve3 who have
waists with buttons on to buttom
don't care a continental whether
they are buttoned or not.
The funeral of Mrs. Margaret
Ball, whose obituary 'appeared in
our last Issue., was hold Sunday af
ternoon at 2 o'clock from the home
of Mr. and Mrs. H. Z. Russell. Rev.
A.? L, W'hlttaker conducted the ser
vices. Interment was made at In
dian Orchard. The bearers were
Hon. A. T. Searle, Hon. E. B. Har
denbergh, O. M. Spettigue, Dr. F.
W. Powell, J. 1m. Welch and F. I.
In decrees handed down Mon
day afternoon tho Dauphin county
court directed that Mike Gruber and
Stoyisha Bozich, two foreigners who
had been undergoing long terms In
the Eastern Penitentiary to be re
moved to the new State Lunatic
Hospital for the criminal insane at
Farvlew, Wayne county, and these
are the first prisoners from Dauphin
county to be removed to the now in
Eugene Cro3s, a Liberty game
inspector, was 'found guilty at Calli-
coon Thursday on a charge of using
a dealer's licenso on his auto illeg
ally. He was fined $40 by Justice
Starck. Cross was arrested after
ho had made H. D. Darling of Calll-
coon pay a fine of $30 for not hav
ing his hunting licenso with him as
he had left it at homo in some other
clothes when he went out to hunt.
Darling then had Cross arrested.
A system of co-operative stores
for the sale of provisions was dis
cussed by the Housekeepers' League
of Philadelphia recently at a meet
ing in tho city hall. Mrs. William
B. Derr, who conducted the crusade
for cheap eggs, presided. She de
clared that she has had countless of
fers from producers in all parts of
the east to supply provisions at
rates that would mean a consider
able lessening of the cost of living
in that city.
Names of over 1,500 notaries
public will be sent to the next Sen
ate for confirmation by the Gover
nor's office shortly after that body
meets for organization this week.
These nominations include the men
named since the adjournment of the
Senate in the session called 1911
and are about 150 greater in number
than the list sent to tho last Legis
lature. The notaires have been
named from every county in the state
the two large countries of Philadel
phia and Allegheny having the great
Max Kreksohmer, the thlrteen-month-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Gus
tave Kreksohmer, of Texas town
ship, died Sunday of pneumonia.
They are German immigrants and
left Germany about two months
ago. At Ellis Island they wero de
tained, their little son having been
declared to have pneumonia. When
they were discharged from there last
week, they came to Texas township.
The funeral was held in the German
Lutheran church Tuesday morning,
Rev. C. C. Miller officiating. Inter
ment was made In the German Luth
Mrs. Mary Joseph, mother of
Mrs. Louis A. Howell of this place,
died very suddenly at her homo In
Scranton Thursday evening last.
Mrs. Joseph had been in poor
health for some time. She had 'been
a resident of Scranton for many
years. She is survived by one son,
Emry Joseph, and six daughters,
Mrs. William II. Raub, Mrs. Louis
'A. Howell, Mrs. Lily Keller, Mrs.
David Johns, Miss Anna Joseph and
Miss Mary Joseph. The funeral
which was private, was held at her
late homo In Scranton on Monday at
tho convenience of the family. The
services were conducted by Rev.
Joseph Odoll, D. D.
Tho month of December, 1912,
was ono of the warmest since tho
weather bureau was established in
1901. Thirty-six degrees was the
mean temperature for the month,
and the only tlmo tho record was
exceeded was in December, 1911,
when the mean temperature was two
degrees higher. The normal for the
month is 29.7 degrees. Snowfall
during tho month totalled 5.7 inches,
of which four inches fell December
24, tho day before Christmas. The
total precipitation was 4.07 Inches,
a high record, tho normal being
2. CI. There wero only two clear
days, twelve partly cloudy and seven
teen cloudy. Tho total movement of
tho wind was 0.127 miles. Tho high
est temperature was recorded Dec.
G, when the thermometer registered
sixty-five degrees and the lowest
Miss Harriet Rockwell gave a1
card party for the benefit of the Im
provement Society, at her home last
Thursday afternoon. '
The Titus Mission Band of the
Presbyterian church will meet at the
home of Mrs. Wm. H, Seitz on East
street Tuesday evening, January 7,
at half-paBt seven o'clock.
Tho open season for hunting
rabbits in this Stato closed on Dec.
15 and during the short open season
hunters of this place had consider
able success in bagging tho cotton
tails. Mrs. Frledowald gave tho first
of a series of readings on Saturday
afternoon in the high school. Her
subject was Maurice Maeterlinck's
"Sister Beatrice." The reading was
Mrs. Lizzie Emerick, of Long
Eddy, a patient at the Mlddletown
Sanitarium, committed suicide Mon
day 'morning, by stuffing a handker
chief in her 'mouth. Her husband
was ill at the time at the home of
friends in Mlddletown.
Among thoso from Wayne coun
ty to attend the State school agri
culture at Stato College last week
were: R. W. Hull, D. W. Hull, Way
mart; B. F. Kennedy, Pleasant
Mount; Foster Lovelass, Fallsdale;
F. M. Hiller, Seelyvlllo; J. E. Quin
The Teachers' Institute for
Mount Pleasant township will be held
In the high school at Pleasant
Mount on Saturday morning, Jan.
11, beginning at ten o'clock. Special
attention will be given to the subject
of reading. Teachers are requested
to prepare to discuss it. J. H. Ken
nedy. W. E. Perham, of Niagara, a
member of the state board of agri
culture, and a director and 'treasur
er of the Pennsylvania Dairy Union,
will attend a joint meeting of these
two organizations in Harrisburg.
The meetings will open on January
20 and continue for one week. Mr.
Perham Is also chairman of the
Wayne county farmers' insti
tutes and Is one of her most pro
The board of trustees of the
West Chester State Normal school
recently decided to sell the property
to the state of Pennsylvania under
the propositions of the school code
passed by the last legislature. If the
transaction goes through the state
will purchase 258 shares of stock at
the par value of $50. The bulk of
the stock is held by T. L. Eyre,
Plumber B. Jeffries, Marshall F.
Way and Marshall H. Mattlock.
'Following the reporting of an
other case of smallpox in Carbondale
Mayor James B. Murrin declared
Monday the case was contracted from
a patient who came down with the
disease Dec. 3, but that the attend
ing physician failed to report. The
'mayor refuses to give the name of
the physician who failed to make the
report. It is expected that other
cases will be reported as there have
been a number of contacts. The
case was reported Saturday by Dr.
E. T. Robinson.
. Jacob Rose, of Greentown, Pa.,
is recovering from a peculiar afflic
tion which for a time threatened his
eyesight, an oat kernel having
lodged in one of his eyes and sprout-
ea. Soon after thrashing last fall
Mr. Rose experienced trouble with
one of his eyes. It continued sever
al months and Anally became so ser
ious that he consulted Dr. Decker,
of Newfoundland. The physician
extracted the oat kernel which had
swollen and commenced to sprout.
Mr. Rose's eye is now improving.
The Pennsylvania Dairy Union
will meet at Harrisburg on January
21-23, 1913. This meeting occurs
at the same time as the meeting of
the State Board of Agriculture, Hor
ticultural Association and Live Stock
Breeders' Association. Speakers of
note from various sections of the
country will discuss present day
problems and the meetings will he
of Interest not only to tho milk pro
ducer and creamery man, but also to
the distributor and consumer. Prizes
will be offered for various classes of
The Episcopal church at Dun
daff, Susquehanna county, receives
a bequest of $500 by the will of the
lato Robert W. Johnson, of New
Brunswick, N. J., member of the
chemical manufacturing firm of
Johnson & Johnson. Ho died Febru
ary 7, 1910, leaving an estate valued
at $3,222,520. Mr. Johnson was a
native of Dundaff and was financially
Interested at Crystal Lake, Wayne
county, where he epent many sum
mers. The church at Dundaff is a
small one and is under the rectorate
of the Forest City church of which
Rev. E. G. White is rector.
Mrs. Charles White died at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Benton
Lawrence, at Carbondale, on Mon
day night, December 30, death be
ing due to pneumonia which she con
tracted while visiting Lenoxville
some time ago. Mrs. White was
born in Wayne county and was sixty-three
years of age. The greater
part of her life was spent In Car
bondale and Jermyn. She is sur
vived by four daughters Mrs. Law
rence, Mrs. Arthur Allen, of Read
ing, Cal.; Mrs. Bert Ross, of Lenox
ville; Mrs. Charles Briggs, of Star
light, this county; two sons, William
of Canaan, and Harry Whito, of
The death early Friday morning
of James R. Keene, of New York,
removes a figure long familiar In
financial and sporting circles not
only In this country 'but abroad. Mr.
Keene died In a private hospital, fol
lowing an operation. Mr. Keene had
two passions his son Foxhall ex
cepted operations on the bear side
of the stock market and horse rac
ing. At both he made millions. He
was born In London, England, In
1838. Tutored by private teachers
young Keeno went to Trinity college,
Dublin, to complete his education,
but a day or so after ho entered his
father went broke. Believing his
field limited tho elder Keene recalled
his boy and they came to this coun
try, going West. At Fort Riley,
young Keene got a job as a hostler,
sticking to that job only long enough
to outfit himself as a miner. He
passed several years mining, freight
ing and editing a country newspaper
Mr. Lewis A. Howell has been
appointed a director of tho Hones
dale National Bank to fill tho va
cancy caused by the death of E. F.
Tho Honesdale National Bank
has declared a regular semi-annual
dividend of 6 and an extra divid
end of 2 from the earnings of
the past six months, payable on de
mand. Delegates to tho Farmers' In
stitute at Stato College were told
that the one best way to bring about
a reduction in the cost of eggs is to
protect the hen from tho winter ,
At the Hancock Methodist par-!
sonage, Dec. 26th, Fred Fisher of
Wlnterdale, Pa., and Mrs. Augusta ,
Gill of Seelyville, Pa., were united in 1
marriage by Rev. J. C. Coddlngton.
Word has been received by Mrs.
J. D. Weston and Mrs. F. B. Whit
ney that their aunt, Mrs. W. H. Ban
croft, died on Saturday in Salt Lake
City, Utah. Deceased was G2 years
of age and is survived by her hus
band. Buildings for State fish hatcher
ies should be of fire proof construc
tion says Commissioner N. R. Bul
ler, who will ask for appropriations
to rebuild parts of the plants at
Torresdale, Bellefonte, Pleasant
Mount and Corry, at which estab
lishments the builders are old and In
bad shape. Mr. Buller plans struc
tures of concrete and steel which
will cost $10,000 or $12,000 each.
He says it would be economy In tho
A 'barn belonging to Lafayette
Nelson near Rlley.vllle was destroy
ed by the high wind on Friday of
last week. Mr. Nelson also escaped
Injury as he had just stepped out
of the barn when It was picked up
by the wind and carried several
rods, scattering timber over the sur
rounding field. The barn was 58x72
feet and was completely torn to
pieces. Other damage was done in
the vicinity of Rileyville to chimneys
and farm buildings.
Tho State Insurance Commis
sioner has been authorized to take
charge of the affairs of the Ameri
can Fraternal Association. It is said
that the company has assets of about
$17,000. The foregoing statement
appeared in a Plttston paper of Dec.
31. It is known that somo action
of the kind has been taken in the
Dalphln county courts but just what
Is not known. Nor is it known what
effect It will have on the suit now
pending In the courts of Wayne
county against the American Frater
Dr. John J. Gllbride, formerly
of Hawley, who has a wide acquaint
ance throughout Northeastern Penn
sylvania, has been appointed to the
position of lecturer on surgery at the
Medico-Chirurgical college and assis
tant surgeon at tho Medico-Chirurgl-cal
hospital in Philadelphia. He has
been for ten years instructor in dis
eases of the stomach and Intestines
at the Philadelphia Polyclinic and
College for Graduates in Medicine,
and has also held the position of as
sistant demonstrator in anatomy at
Med-Chi during the same period.
The food crusaders in New
York started recently to break the
high price of apples. With a car
load on hand and "unlimited" sup
piles behind them, they began sell-
ing Baldwins at five cents a quarl,
apples as good, they declared as the
local retailers had been asking from
12 to 15 cents a quart for. The sale
was conducted at the Queen's bor
ough bridge market by Mrs. John
Heath, president of the Housewives'
League of America. Other sales of
other produce are promised. The
cold storage egg crusade, begun
some days ago, continues, the prices
In some parts of the city are as low
as 22 to 25 cents a dozen.
A survey or the rivers and
creeks of Pennsylvania will be made
during this spring by wardens of the
State Department of Fisheries with
a view to ascertaining the quantity
and character of pollution of
streams. This work has just been
outlined by Commissioner N. R. Bul
ler and will be the systematic effort
to ascertain just how much matter
deleterious to fish life is turned into
tho waters. It is probable that the
data obtained will be used to in
augurate a campaign for the removal
of pollution which has already been
started by a number of tanneries and'
other plants in the upper portion of
the State. Tho wardens will bo in
structed to name and describe every
manufacturing plant and its location
on the streams of tho districts they
cover to tell the character of the
refuse drained Into streams and the
quantity. Where it Is found that the
pollution Is so great that fish will
not stay In the neighborhood, steps
to secure filtration will 'be taken and
when the waters are cleared up they
will bo stocked with fish.
Emory C. Stadler, who gave his
residence as Paterson, was arrested
last week In Liberty, N. Y., charged
with having entered the store of
Charles Harmon at Mlddletown Sat
urday night about 2 a. m and steal
ing therefrom a number of small ar
ticles. Stadler was arraigned and
discharged. As he was leaving the
court room, he told the Recorder
that he wished to remain in custody
as ho was a deserter from tho U. S.
Army, and tho officers had wired to
ascertain the truth of his story. He
was turned over to Chief McCoach.
He told Officer Dayton on Sunday
that ho had deserted tho army
having been arrested and confined In
tho guard house on the Isthmus of
Panama. He was then ordered to
report at Fort Jay, on Governor's
Island, New York harbor, and was
sent on his honor from Panama. On
arriving in New York city, on Nov,
22, last, he deserted, and now wish
ed to go back and finish his term,
which was but seven days more.
Stadlor said that his homo was
formerly at Narrowsburg, Sullivan
The stockholders of the Cream
ery Company at Prompton will meet
In annual session, Tuesday, Janu
ary 14th, 1913, at 1 p. m at Bodle's
Hall, for the purpose of electing of
ficers and transacting such other
business aB may come before tho
meeting. H. P. Curtis, Secretary.
Wood Cutting and Ice Cutting
arc both hard work but good tools will make it much
easier. We have the good kind.
Slmmond's cross cut saws, all styles and sizes, White's steel polo
axes, Keen Kutter doublo bit axes, Mann's all steel axes, Whlto's
mauls and Wedges, Peavics and cant hooks. Chains of all kinds.
Atkins' ice saws. Genuine Boston Ico tongs.
Come in and seo our assortment.
Everything For tho Farm.
A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY
We will now
The closing of a magnificent holiday business finds us with
many broken sizes. These short lots are the best and most de
sirable styles we've had during the season. We've not all sizes
in all styles but we've all sizes in some styles.
For Quick Clearance -- We Make Tremendous Sacrifice.
DON'T WAIT-BEST BARGAINS GO FIRST
Read the lines below and sae the splendid and unusual inducements we offer
Men's and Young Men's $25
Men's and Young Men's $22
Men's and Young Men's $20
Men's and Young Men's $15
Men's and Young Men's $12
Men's and Young Men's" $10
Don't let your money lay idle in your pocket with
an opportunity like this confronting you.
Enterprise Clothing House,
$12 value, $8.90.
$9 value, $5.90.
$7 value, $3,90.
$3 value, $1.98.
Pure silk, with covers, gold handles.
$5 value, $2.90.
$3 value, $1.98.
$2 value, $1.49.
$1.50 value, $.98.
$3 Skirts, $1.75.
$5 Skirt, $2.98.
Special bargain on corsets, made In Jackson, Mich. We handle corsets
from slender to stout figures. They are tho .best corsets In the market.
This cut represents tho practical up-to-date corset. The newest ideas in
design are brought out In "J. C. C. Suberb Form."
$4 Corsot, $3.00.
$3 Corset, $2.50.
$1.50 Corset $1.00.
$ .75 Corset, $.50.
Wo cannot mention all of our bargains In this Clearance Sale, owing
to lack of space. Como to our store, inspect our stock and get other bar
gains. We also carry a lino of Evening Dresses and Klmonas.
1 1 27 North Main Next
FOR THE MONEY SAVER
Men's and Young Men's $8
Men's and Young Men's $G
$10 Boys Overcoats $7.00
$S Boys' Overcoats $5.50
$G Boys' Overcoats 3.05
$4 Boys' Overcoats $2.ir
Children's overcoats in nil tho
lending styles that sold for $5, $4
and $!$, now $3.25, $2.25 ami $1.08.
We offer great bargains in High
Grade ready made apparels in La
dles' and Misses' Coats, Skirts, Suits,
Dresses, Silk Waists, Fur Muffs, and
sets, Marabou Scarfs and sets, Rain
Coats, Umbrellas, Silk Petticoats and
Our garments are of the best
make and the latest styles. Wo sell
direct from the manufacturer.
$35 Suits, blue and brown, two
tone diagonal, $22.
$25 and $18 Suits at $12.50.
$1G Suits at $8.
Alterations Mnilo Free.
$35 Astrikhan Coat $22.
$22 blue, gray and black Chin
chilla Coats, $1G.
$1G Coat, $8.00.
$28 Chiffon Broadcloth for stout
$25 Coat, i$15.
$35 black, near lynx, $16.
$40 Natural 'fox, $18.
$25 Marabou, black and natural
sets, $18 and $1G.
to Rowland's Jewelery Store