The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, March 14, 1913, Page PAGE FOUR, Image 4

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THE CITIZEN, B&tMY, MARCH 14, igxfr.
Soml-Wookly Founded 1008; Weekly Founded 1844.
Published Wednesdays and Fridays by tho ClUzen Publishing Company.' '
Entered as second-class matter attho postofflce, .Honesdale, Pa.
w. w. Wood
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Honesdale, Pa.
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making money or any Items that cont aln advertising matter, will only be
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SO cents, memorial poetry and resolu tlons of respect will bo charged for
at the rate of a cent a word. Adver Using rates on application.
FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 1013.
Honesdale Is now passing through
a sociological moment In Its history.
Not a moment measured by tho sun
dial or by a horologlcal Instrument
but a moment filled with life and
activity. A moment that will mean
something for the future welfare of
tho "town. Honesdale, with all of its
resources, Its industries, picturesque
spots, Irving Cliff and beautiful resi
dential districts is now before the
public at large.
No newly elected President of the
United States has been more loudly
acclaimed or more warmly praised
than Woodrow Wilson. Every timo
to opens his mouth to speak, a Tiost
of admirers eulogize his EnglisTi .and
marvel at his statesmanship and
philanthropy. It would be wiser to
sing these songs of praise when there
is something worth singing about.
President Wilson has hardly got his
chair warmed in tho Whito House.
He has done nothing as yet except
tell us what he will and will not do.
His achievements to date as tho chief
magistrate of this nation are exactly
Tho task confronting him is a
stupendous one. If ho handles it
.successfully and satisfactorily, he
will Indeed be worthy of praise, but
if he falls, ho will simply have proved
that his abilities are not equal to his
Premature praise too often be
comes tho severest, kind of con
The town has just been inspired
by out-of-town parties along civic
progressiveness and it now lies with
the townspeople to grasp tho oppor
tunities suggested. What Hones
dale needs Is a number of energetic
and intelligent citizens whose hobby
Is the transformation of this town
into a busy, .buzzing town. Hones
dale is a beautiful residential town.
It cannot bo Improved upon for
scenery. The surroundings are ideal.
Many building lots and houses are
still available for tho retired who
may bo attracted to Honesdale by
an outside agency or advertising
medium. On all sides of Honesdale
there are ideal spots for the construc
tion of picturesque homes. Greater
Honesdale is bound to come. Any
where tho different highways lead
ing to tho town proper are numerous
building sites that could be trans
formed into beauty spots.
There will bo considerable build
ing activity in Honesdale this sea
son. With the prospects of tho ad
dition of a fow industries to awaken
new hope of Honesdale, the build
ing activity here would soon reach
the dimensions of a boom.
All wo need is a score of real ac
tive, onergotlc men, whose hobby is
the growth of Honesdale, to devote
their talents and energies to secur
ing industrial establishments and
providing homes for working men.
Every member of tho Greater
Honosdalo Board of Trade who wants
to be termed a real booster and livo
wire and who is Interested in the
growth and prosperity of Honesdale
should be present at Friday night's
meeting in the city hall.
Thoro are 30,075,537 members of
Christian churches in tho United
States, an increaso of 579,852 for
1UI2, according to Ufrures nubllshml
in the New York Christian Advocate
and made up by Dr. H. K. Carroll,
who was the government statlstlcan
for 1890, and has slnco collected and
published church statistics each
Tho men and religion movement,
wmch was to add 300,000 men to
Protestant membership, concluded
Its campaign in April nearly a year
ago. The increase for 1912 is less
by 15,000 than the incroaso in 1911.
before the movement started. The
1911 growth was 594,360, Accord
ing to Dr. Carroll. Christians in tho
United States are divided in this
way; Roman Catholics. 12.907.000:
Methodists, 6,905,000; Baptists, 6,
894,000; Lutherans, 2,353,000; Pres-
Dytenans, 1,981,000; Episcopalians,
980,000; and Reformed, 459,000.
Smaller bodies make up the balance.
Dr. Carroll explains that he follows
the government census rule In de
ducting 15 per cent, from Roman
Catholic statistics, which are popula
tion, for children not yet confirmed,
and according to the rule are not
It is notable, as shown by the fig
ures, that the churches that are most
orthodox are the only ones that are
growing. For example, the Unitar
ians are said to have stood still In
membership and to have lost last
year six ministers and sixteen
churches, while Universallsts fell off
2,500 In members. Dr. Carroll
makes Christian Scientist churches
to havo 85,000 members, and found
them to havo gained none at all last
year. '
Defeated Garrisons Join Federals for
Concerted Attack on State Capital
Huerta Expects Pacification by
May 1 Offer of $80,000,000 Loan.
'Harrlsburg, March 12. When tho
proposition came up in the House to
adjourn that body during all of last
week, as the Senate had already
agreed to do because of the inaugura
tion, so many members opposed it on
the ground that it would bo unwise
to quit work for an entire week that
it was decided to stick to tho original
scheme to reconvene Wednesday
evening and sit for the balance of the
week. The devotion to duty of the
assemblymen who insisted upon
keeping everlastingly at it, even if
the Democrats were making a holi
day at Washington does them much
credit of course, but after looking
back over what thoy accomplished
during the sessions they held it must
bo confessed that their theory did not
work out very well. To be sure, a
mass of now bills were introduced,
but new bills, such as mpst of them
are, are beginning to be a positive
nuisance at this session. Already
tho total number far exceeds that of
any previous Legislature and it will
be another week before the flood
stops in pursuance to a resolution
adopted sometimo ago.
Tho trouble last week was that
many assemblymen did not return
for tho proceedings of AVednesday,
Thursday and Friday and many of
those who did como did not stay. As
a result the sponsers of bills to which
opposition was expected and who
feared to put them to a test in a
small House adopted a variety of ex
pedients to have them go over when
they wero reached on the calendar.
Several measures, the authors of
which had promised to call them up,
are now scheduled for action during
this week, also because of this dis
inclination to risk them at such a
time. Among this latter class are
tho mercantile tax repealer and the
resolution for a state-wide prohibi
tion amendment to tho constitution.
Tho failure to call up the latter led
to open charges of attempts to evade
tho issue. As is not unusual In the
case of liquor legislation the nerves
of many assemblymen aro on edge
about this particular resolution and
they are anxious to get it out of the
After much delay tho Democratic
bill which seeks to revise tho method
of making appropriations to hospi
tals, homes and other charitable in
stitutions went in Friday morning.
It embodies a radical departure from
existing methods and would put all
appropriations on a flat basis of
$1.05 per freo patient per day. In
actual practise it probably would act
as a bar upon appropriations for
special conditions and special pur
poses and on that ground it is likely
to. meet with a grent deal of opposi
tion. Many hospital plants through
out the commonwealth, for Instance,
aro In a state of partial completion
and aro depending upon state funds
to round out their equipment and
facilities. There is a prospect that
all this would stop should tho Dem
ocratic bill pass. The natural effect
would bo either to throw an unfair
burden upon some communities or
compel them to got along with in
stitutions not in position to give tho
service they should.
H. W. 'Derstino, a cattle dealer, of
Telford, Montgomery county, has
bee been convicted and fined one
hundred and seventy-fivb dollars
(?17'5.00) by the United States
Court at Baltimore, for violating the
Federal and Pennsylvania interstate
cattle laws. Derstino shipped a cow
that reacted to tho tuberculin test
from Hagorstown, Maryland, Into
Pennsylvania. Tho cow when killed
showed extensive lesions of tubercu
losis. This case is tho outcome of tho
arrangement for co-operation be
tween the United States and tho
Pennsylvania State Livestock Sani
tary Board officials to break up tho
traffic in diseased cattle,
Douglas, Ariz., March 11. En
camped within, striking distance of
several important Mexican border
towns, the 8,500 constitutionalist
troops rested on their arms while In
surrections among Federal garrisons
strengthened materially tho rebel
Nacozarl and El Tlgre, Sonora, both
mining towns, are in the hands of the
so-called constitutionalists of Sonora.
Both towns were evacuated by tho
Federal troops on Sunday night after
fighting. News of their fall reached
the border Tuesday.
Superiority of numbers on the part
of the Sonora State troops resulted In
the victory. These aro the first towns
taken by the rebels in .the present
At Nacozarl the rebels captured
very little ammunition and very few
rifles. The Federals escaped with
their machine guns. Colonel Lopez,
who commanded the Federals, was
shot through the neck and died next
morning shortly after reaching Agua
Prieta on the border wtlh bis defeated
command. He brought twenty wound
ed with him and left about fifteen
dead at Nacozarl. He brought 175
men to the border out of a garrison
of 200.
At El Tigre the Federal garrison
fled before many of Its men had been
either killed or wounded, and the vic
torious rebel State troops pursued and
succeeded in capturing a part of tho
ammunition and many of tho arms of
the Federals.
Mexico City, March 11. Provisional
President Huerta announced that he
expects the complete pacification of
tho republic by May 1. His ambition
Is to have the country completely
pacified by the time his successor is
ready to assume the Presidency, re
establishing industries, etc.
Upon abandoning office ho hopes to
leave not less than 50,000,000 pesos In
the treasury. French capitalists, ho
said, offer to let Mexico have a loan
of 400,000,000 francs of $80,000,000.
Huerta declared he will leave a com
pletely re-organlzed army of not less
than 8,000 men.
Open revolt and scenes of disorder
have prevailed among the 250 Federal
defenders of Agua Prieta, and the
military officials there gave warning
to all Americans to leave town.
The best citizens of Agua Prieta
generally fled to Douglas, while tho
drunken and rebellious soldiers pa
raded the streets crying "Viva Ma
dero! Viva Maytenora! Viva Diaz!"
Tho rebels burned bridges on the
Southern Pacific to within thirty-five
miles of Nogales on the Arizona lino
and three bridges on the branch run
ning to the American mining centre.
President Wilson Appoints Ex-Governor
of Missouri as Third Assistant
to Postmaster Burleson.
Washington, March 11. President
Wilson made it plain that he Intends
to show Speaker Champ Clark every
possible consideration. The President
puts a high value upon the good-will of
the Speaker, and Is determined to
recognize Mr. Clark's right to speak
in patronage matters.
The Speaker and Senator Stone had
an engagement with Mr. Wilson for
11.30 o'clock. The President told Mr.
Clark ho would he glad to listen to his
recommendations. Mr. Clark remained
at the executive offices less than half
an hour, but within two hours of his
departure tho nominations of tho Mls
Bourian whom ho had recommended
was on the way to the Senate in the
hands of an executive messenger. This
was Alex. M. Dockery, ex-Governor of
Missouri, to be third assistant postmaster-general.
Other appointments by the Presi
dent were:
Peter J. Hamilton of Mobile, Ala.,
to be United States District Judge for
Porto Rico.
Daniel C. Roper of South Carolina,
to bo First Assistant Postmaster-General.
James 1. Blaikslee of Pennsylvania,
to be Fourth Assistant Postmaster-Geneinl.
Cleveland's Premier Will Not Say
Whether or Not He Will Go to
the Court of St. James.
Washington, March 11. President
Wilson has invited Richard Olney of
Massachusetts, who was Secretary of
State In President Cleveland's Cabinet,
to become Ambassador to the Court of
St; James.
It now remains with Mr. OJney to
say whether or not he will accept the
Boston, March 11. Richard Olney
gave out this brief statement: "Mr.
Olney admits having received the offer
pf the American Ambassadorship In
A certain element in this vicinity
which is satisfied to remain asleep
and rest in a- quiet manner has been
aroused and greatly disturbed by the
visit to Honesdale of two wideawake
and progressive nowspaper men, J.
Maynard Morgan, advertising speci
alist, and M. H. Weyrauch, of tho edi
torial staff of tho Brooklyn Dally
Eagle. These gentlemen camo to
Honesdale upon Invitation of the
secretary of the Greater Honesdale
Board of Trade who saw what they
wero accomplishing in other towns.
He felt confident what would help
Sullivan county towns would help
Honesdale, consequently It was upon
his request that these gentlemen
came here to boom tnd boost
Honesdale. They wero with ub four
days and during their short stay
mado a number of warm friends.
The purpose and plan of their
visit to Honesdale has already Deen
clven in this paper, therefore it suf
fices us to say more concerning their
work, other than to give an outline
of what a three months advertising
camnaign would do for Honesdale.
First, It would present tho ad
vantages of Honesdale before mil
lions of readers in Brooklyn and
New York In a light that would at
Second, the town as a commercial
place would be shown in a manner
that it has never seen presented De-
fore. The opportunities in Hones
dale would bo forcibly brougnt out.
Third, as a place to establish fac
tories. The manufacturer in the
city will be told that Honesdale has
advantages that New York and
Brooklyn havo not. How it would be
more profitable to locate here than
Fourth, Honesdalo aB being an
Ideal summer resort. Irving Cliff
will be presented in a most charm
ins light before iBrooklynito eyes.
This ledge of rocks, which stancis like
a sentinel guarding the town, rivals
any site In the United States, on
which to build a summer boarding
Fifth, Honesdale as a quite resi
dential town for retired gentlemen
and their families to live will also
bo emphasized.
In order that these points may be
presented intelligently and forcibly
before the people of Brooklyn and
New York, the Brooklyn Eagle repre
sentatives visited several of the bus
iness houses of Honesdalo during
their stay here for the purpose of so
curing tho promise of a sufficient
sum of money to insure same. They
circulated a subscription list, the
preamble reading as follows:
" Believing that it is to tho best
Interests of Honesdale and vicinity
to concentrate our efforts to pro
mote the Industrial, commercial and
civic progress and to develop the lat-
ent resources by a co-operative com
munity advertising campaign this
summer in tho Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
" We hereby subscribe the amount
set opposite our names towards a
fund for this purpose, said campaign
to be conducted under the auspices
and direction of tho Honesdale
Board of Trade, and the subscrip
tions to bo payable on or boforo Aug.
1,, 1913. If the full amount of ?500
"Is not raised tho subscriptions are
null and void."
Before leaving Honesdale for
Brooklyn Wednesday morning
Messrs. Morgan and Weyraucn se
cured $216 out of a possible $500.
Tho paper was given to Secretary E.
B. Callaway of tho Board of Trade
to securo if possible the balance due.
Easter vacation will begin Wed
nesday afternoon, 'March 19, at tho
close of school, and continue until
Monday, March 31.
Emily Brown, a member of tho
commercial class, has secured a
position in tho office of the Gurney
Electric Elevator Company.
Photographer Russell Romalne re
cently took a series of pictures of
interior views of the High school.
The library association has pur
chased a set of L. H. Bailey's Cyclo
pedia of American Agriculture. This
is a valuable asset to the library, as
Bailey Is considered authority on agriculture.
Itching, Fiery,
Raw Eczema
Relieved In a Fow Seconds.
YeB, an Itching, burning, raw, Irri
tated akin relieved the moment Zomc
touches It. Zemo is a clean, sooth
ing, healing wash, composed of Thy
mol, Glycerine, Witch Hazel, Bor
aclc Acid and other medicinal heal
ing properties. Zemo relieves and
cures every form of skin and scalp
eruption, and If you are not entirely
satisfied with results from tho very
first 25-cont bottle, druggists will re
fund your money. Large size bottle
$1. Endorsed and sold in Honesdale
by A. M. Leine.
Zemo Is prepared by E. W. Roso
Medicine Co., St. Louis, Mo., and
their guarantee Is as good as gold.
Miss Harriet Arnold, teacher of
music, Is preparing the grade chil
dren for an operetta entitled "Mid
Summer Eve." The entertainment
will be given on April 11. It is tho
school's annual affair of a light mu
sical drama.
The Agriculture class of the High
school has been presented with a
"Rag Doll." (Now don't laugh, for
this is the namo of tho scientific corn
tester. It was given the class by tho
Citizen Publishing company of this
place. Just tell your friends that
The Citizen is going to tell them a
whole lot about corn testing soon.
Watch our columns.
"Dick nnd Up-to-Date."
(Original Fable.)
One day as old Dick was taking
a load of beets to the factory, ho
passed his rival Up-to-Date (for
whom he had little liking) going at
the rate of thirty miles an hour
while poor Dick moved on very slow
ly. His friend cried, "Come along
Dick, why don't you go as fast as I?"
The old horse said nothing while tho
automobile laughed and mader fun
of Dick because he dragged along
so slowly.
Tho horse kept on going at the
same rate and whenever the automo
bile met Dick, he would always say
something smart to him. Old Dick
said nothing but thought much. He
wanted to find some way of getting
oven with his opponent.
One afternoon when Dick was tak
ing his master and mistress for a
ride he was overtaken by Lis friend,
going at tho same rate as usual, and
the automobile cried, "Oh here is
Mr. Slow," and went on laughing.
This made Dick very angry. His
master made him go along a little
faster but they did not travel for
more than a half hour when they
passed Up-to-date In tho ditch.
"What aro you doing here, Mr.
Fast?" cried Dick and now, he be
gan to laugh. So hard did friend
Up-tcf-dato beg that Dick helped him
out of his trouble and pulled him
homo, laughing most of the time and
tho rest of the time saying, "He
who laughs last laughs best.''
English II, Honesdale High School.
(Washington, D. C., March 13. .
William H. Berry, ex-State Treasurer
of Pennsylvania, and tho man who
made the unsuccessful fight' as tho
Keystone candidate for the govern
orship against John K. Tener, is be
ing groomed as tho next Treasurer
of the United States. Ho is being
strongly urged for tho place by Na
tional Committeeman A. Mitchell
Palmer and the Pennsylvania Dem
ocratic organization. His name 'has
been presented to President Wilson,
and Secretary of the Treasury Wil
liam G. McAdoo.
Presidential postmasters in Penn
sylvania to the number of 125, and
residing in districts now represented
by Republican Congressmen, will bo
filled with Democrats within the next
three weeks. The commissioners of
the Republican incumbents havo ex
pired and the President, It is under
stood, will rely upon the judgment
of the Pennsylvania Democratic or
ganization to recommend capable
men for the positions.
Representative Palmer, who will
have a large part In the selection of
Keystone State Democrats for Fed
eral positions, is authority for tho
statement that no Republican now
holding office will be disturbed until
his commission has expired, unless It
is for malfeasance in office.
After trying to enjoy life for years
with a no good stomach he gets wise.
"I was bothered for years with
stomach trouble and gastritis. Food
laid like lead in my stomach and
fermented, forming gas. This caus
ed a pressure on my heart, so that
I choked and gasped for breath. I
thought my time had come. MI-O-NA
cured me after I had doctored
without success." Wm. V. Math
ews, Bloomington, Ind.
Call It Gastritis, Catarrh of the
Stomach, Indigestion or Dyspepsia;
it matters not. MI-O-NA Stomach
Tablets will drive out all the misery
and glvo you practically a new, clean,
willing-to-work stomach or G. W.
Pell, tho druggist, will rofund the
That's honorable, isn't it? So if
you want to get rid of your sour,
gassy, heavy, stupid, irresponsible
stomach get a 50-cent box today.
Every department has put forth special efforts to make Monday one of the busi
est days we ever had, it is the ambition of every one in the store to roll up a. new
Monday Sales record. Quite an undertaking when you consider the extraordinary re
cords we've been making all along. It mentis that we have to offer bigger and bet
ter bargains than ever before and that's just what we're doing!
EVlonlay5 March 17
Grocery Department.
U bbl. Columbian or Snow Whito Flour, .$1.45
Imported Sardines, packed In oil, 23c value, 20c
Largo Fnckngo Banner Oats, 25c vnl., 20c pkg.
"Blue Label" Ketchup, 25c vnluc, 20c bottle
Crcso Crackers, fresh nnd crisp, 2 pkgs. 15c
Fancy California Prunes, 10c value, 8c lb.
Davis Baking Powder, 20c value, 10c lb.
Fancy California Oranges, 10c value, 32c doz.
"Waverly Brand" tomatoes, 13c value, 11c can.
Hooton's Breakfast Cocoa, 10c vnlue, 8c pkg.
Good Quality Apron Gingham, (1c yd.
New Assortment Galatea Cloth, 10c val., 14c yd.
AVhlte Outing, best, 10c value, 8Jc yd.
Ktrn heavy Feather Ticking, 22c val., 17c yd.
Blenched nnd Unbleached Towelling, 8c val.,
lc yard.
30 in. all wool sorgo, new shades, 00c val., 48c yd.
"Clean-up Lot" 30 in. colored Taffeta silks 75c yd
Ladles' Llslo Gauzo Vests, with straps, 25c vnl.,
18c each.
Ladies' Llslo Hoso, nil colors, 25c val., 22c pr.
Men's New Negligco Shirts, 50c value, 43c ca.
Men's Silk nnd Lislo Socks, 25c vnl., 21c pr.
Ladies Whito H. S. Handkerchiefs 5c val. 7 for 25
Ladies' Long Silk Gloves, blnck or white, 05c pr.
Ready-to-Wear Dept.
Children's School Dresses, 80c en.
Ladles' Col'd Messnllno Petticoats, 82.40 ea.
Ladles' Fancy Waists, $1.25 value, 80c ea.
Ladles' House Dresses, $1.50 value, $1.10 ea.
Carpet and Wallpaper Dept.
Now Spring Wall Papers, 15 nnd 48o value, 12c
Double Roll.
"Park Mills," nil wool Ingrain Carpets, 70 and 80o
c value, OOc yd.
Extra Heavy Best Inlaid Linoleum, $1.25 valuo,
$1.10 yard.
La co Curtains, new goods, $1.50 val., $1.15 pr.
O x 12 ft. Seamless Tapestry Itugs, $10.00 val.,
$12.08 each.
NOTICE.--Monday Specials are sold for cash only.