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THE CITIZEN, FRIDAY, MARCH ai, 1913.
: Down Hawley Way
S01110 Memories or St. Patrick's Day in Hawley Correcting a Bit
of Local History Camp Flro Girls of America Have Pino Time t
A Budget of Personals, Etc.
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Oh, merrily rang the music,
As folks marched up and down,
In the good old way
Oii Patrick's day,
In joyous llawlcy town.
kONDAY was St. Patrick's day
in "sweet Hawley under the
hills" just the same as it
was In Honesdale and
everywhere else in the
wide, wide world. Nearly everybody
you met wore a sprig o green, and
those who were not "a-wearln' of the
grqpn" wore a lonesome look Just as
If they had missed or forgotten some
thing. The main event in town was the
evening entertainment held in Odd
Fellows' hall by members of St. Phil
omona's choir and the Cadets of tem
perance. The entertainment was of
a social, musical and oratorical char
acter. All of the selections were
along lines pertinent to the day and
decidedly appropriate. The poetical,
romantic, historical, legendary and
musical sides of the land where
grows the shamrock all had their
proper place on the programme, and
the audience was well pleased with
what they saw and heard.
Time was when March 17 was tho
annual occasion for a street parade.
We never saw but one or two, yet we
heard about them in our boyhood
davs. We don't like to refer to such
things, but in those days there was
not. the understanding between na
tionalities and religious denomina
tions that hannlly exists to-day.
That was in the days when there
were two prominent classes in both
Honesdale and Hawley, one known
as "railroaders" and tho other as
"canalers." There never was any
love between these classes, and it
didn't take much of a remark, or a
verv larno "chin on tho shouldor" to
nrovoke a fight. Indeed, an inno
cent little remark like this: "St,
Patrick is just as good a man as
Fourth of July ever was," has been
known to "start things." Everybody
knows that It Is easier to "start
thincs" than it is to stop them after
they are started. Happy are we that
"Now wo know each other better
Since tho mists have rolled away.'
Tho last St. Patrick's day parade
that 'Hawley had was held several
years ago, and it is of such a memor
able character that a word or two
about it will not bo out of place here
and now. Hawley arranged for a
grand parade, and societies from
Honesdale and Port Jervls wore to
take Dart In the demonstration. Then
the unusual occurred In tho nature of
a whopping big snow storm. B. V.
Murray, who died three or four years
ago, was then In his prime, and hitch
ing four strong horses to a snow
plow he proceeded to break roads
through tho streets. Frank Curran
says he rode on the plow and that
the snow was nearly two feet deep.
Furthermore tho ride was a cold
one. The parade took place all right,
and the people had a good time; but
the custom of parading Is giving way
to celebrations along literary and
musical lines, and it is much pleas
anter to sing and orate about the
"dear little shamrock" in a well
heated and well lighted hall, than it
is to hunt after the beautiful little
bit of natural green beneath the
The Firemen Getting Heady.
The annual ball of tho Hawley
Fire Department that will bo held
on Easter Monday night promises
to bo well attended. Tho boys are
doing everything in their power to
make It pleasant for those who at
tend. Cards and card tables will be
provided for those who dp. not "trip
the light fantastic toe."
Little Hawley Items.
Patrick Leonard, of Scranton, on
Monday began his duties as book
keeper for the Wangum Cut Glass
Miss Sallie Gllligan. of Dunmore,
is visiting at the parochial residence
of Father Burke.
Mrs. Frank Riley, of Marble Hill,
returned on Monday from visiting
lifr nnn Edward, of Wllkes-Barro.
Ex-Sheriff It. W. Murphy has
broken ground for a new tenement
residence on his lot on River street.
James Curran, one of tho night
onnrators in tho Hawley tower, is on
the sick list, being laid up wun a se
vere attack of rheumatism.
Special meetings are being held
every night this week In tho Hawley
Mrs. Wm. Watts, Mrs. A. J. Lobb
and Miss Mary Bishop directed a
card party In Watt's nail on juonaay
night. About fifty were present. Re
freshments were sorvea, anu me oc
casion was an njoyable one.
Hawley's First Post Ofllcc.
The writer was told while making
his Tuesday trip about town that tho
first post-office that Hawley had was
located at the corner or wnat is now-
known as River street and Wangum
avenue. That must havo been when
the first trains on tho gravity rail
road camo clattering into town and
when the canal was a now proposi
tion. If anybody has an older post
office than that, just speak right out
about It, and we'll see that the state
ment has proper placo in these col
Camp-Firo Girls Havo Fine Time.
Hawlov has two camps of the
Camp-Fire Girls of America, an or
ganization lor giris in uieir tueuts
that is conducted along practical
lines that are parallel with the Boy
Scout movement. One camp is called
Wangum and tho other Paupack.
Mrs TInlpn AI. UOOKG. WHO OI U1U
well-known dentist, is Guardian of
all Hawley Camp Fires. She has pre
pared an articlo for the April number
of The Wayne Countean that will tell
all about the movement, and it will
bo worth reading.
On Monday night the Wangum
Camp Fire Girls had a regular coun
cil fire. Tho Doctor's garage was
transformed into a miniature camp
for tho evening. They entertained
tho Paupack Camp Fire Girls, and
had their first Initiation, Miss Irene
Nell being the candidate. Honor
beads were granted for school work
for the first time, and the girls wore
their ceremonial dresses for the first
time. Wangum camp numbers nine
and Paupack camp numbers eight.
Mrs Pnnko arranced ten games, and
every girl had a prize. Tho prizes
were along tho lines of Indian lore
and St. Patrick's memory. Beads,
miniature canoes, shamrocks, etc.,
were tho souvenir prizes.
Tim carace was trimmed with
trees, and under tho trees were mini
ature camp-fires. Thero was a largo
council fire in tho grate at the end of
tiio hniiiHnir. Tho floor was covered
with rugs, and thero were no chairs
in the room. Tho girls sat on the
Tho movement is now and novel,
and is calculated to do much good.
The young girls of Hawley are for
tunate In having this delightful op
portunity of developing along useful
and highly moral lines. The Citizen
is delighted to do everything in us
power to aid Hawley girls, and all
other girls, in this new and eminent
ly practical line of education.
Pneumonia Claims Miss McConncll.
An exceptionally sad deatn waB
tii at. of Miss Jcanetto McConneii,
who died the first of tho week with
pneumonia. Miss McConnell was at
tending school nero, boarding ui iuu
homo of her uncle, David Huff. She
had a host of young friends who
doonlv mourn her loss. Miss Mc
Connell was 16 years of ago and was
a favorite of tho school children. The
funeral was held Tuesday morning
from St. Philomena's church and in
terment was made at Lord's Valley,
Now, Hero's Something New
At Snyder's & Frcethy's.
On Saturday of this week and Mon
day of next week Snyder & Freothy
will conduct tho most uniqvo sale
over held anywhere. Here Is the
plan: Certain standard articles regu
larly sold at 5 cents, 10 cents, 15
cents, 25 cents, 35 cents, 50 cents,
7K nonta and $1.00 are sold at the
regular prlco, but If you pay one cent
more you get TWO df the articles.
For Instance, take a 50 cent bottle
of Rexall Wild Cherry Cough Syrup,
and for .51 cents you get two uoiuua.
Thero will bo a wiioie ioi. or. arti
cles of various kinds, and If people
don't " come a runnin' " after them
The Citizen man is mightily mis
Bethany, March 20,
Hazel Avery entertained a number
of her little friends at a birthday
party recently. Those present were:
Charlotte Blake, Hilda and Dorothea
Smith, Helen Bodie, Dorothy Sands,
Lillian Henshaw, Ruth Yerkes, Ta
mar and Elizabeth Prltchard, Lillian
and Violet Smith, Mildred and Hazel
Tho Union H. M. R. Circle met
with Mrs. E. W. Gammell on Tuesday
and was very much enjoyed. The
next meeting will bo held at tho
homo of Mrs. Isaac Hawker on Tues
day, March 25, at 2:30 p. m. Miss
Gilchrist will be tho leader.
Rev. and Mrs. Prltchard and baby,
Margaret, attended the dinner at
Mrs. Moore's In Prompton on Thurs
day. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Starnes and
two little daughters, Helen and
Claire, of Carbondale, spent Sunday
at the Starnes' house here.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Clemo
on Saturday, a daughter.
John Smith is having a siege of
Ella Blako has recovered from
tonsilitls and was ablo to attend
school this week. '
Rev. Prltchard spoke to a fair
sized congregation on Monday even
ing on "Christ and Philip." Mrs
Prltchard sang a solo. Tuesday
evening Rev. Prltchard spoke on
"Christ and Calaphas." Wednesday
evening on "Christ and the Cyreni
an." On Thursday evening ho will
sneak on the "Last Supper" and Frl
day evening on tho "Crucifixion."
Serv'ces at 8 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Easter Day. Special music at every
Tho narsonage was Invaded by the
M. 'E.'s from Pleasant Valley on Wed
nesday and a good chicken dinner
The Presbyterians have begun
their nlans for the "Fourth." All
those interested in tho fancy work
will meet at Mrs. Harry C. Many's on
Thursday afternoon, March 20.
Simeon Roicutmeyer spent one uay
last week in Honesdale and took din
ner with Mrs. L. B. Reichtmeyer.
Mrs. Wellington Moase of Pleasant
Mount, spent Sunday with ner daugn
ter, Mrs. A. O. Blake.
Mrs. Edgar W. Ross returned on
Wednesday from a three week's stay-
in WIlkcs-Barre witn ner great aunt
Mrs. Matthew Watt and cousin, Mrs
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Sel
farth. formerly Grace E. Miller, o
Rnranton. a son.
Mrs. M. E. Bolkcom. of Honesdale
snent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs,
are visiting their grandmother, Mrs.
Etna Staples, on 'Maple Hill.
The Ladles' Aid society gave a
Dime Dinner Wednesday. They clear
ed twenty dollars.
There will be special services In
tho M. E. church thlB Friday evening.
W. G. Hlger, who recently under
too. looses its beauty, so perhaps, as
has been suggested, the modest violet
win win out.
Waymart, March 20.
Mrs. Hiram Inch and Mrs. Lucy
went an operation at the State hospl- Hlloman entertained the Ladies' Aid
tnl. In hnmn and much Imriroved In society of tho M. E. church last
Tho following officers have been
elected for the Bible class of the M.
E. Sunday school: Mrs. A. L. Rhodes,
nresldent: Miss Sallie Marshall, sec
retary; Miss Harriet weweu treasur
er. Rev. G. F. Robinson Is the teach
er. Tho Bible class holds a social
once a month.
A Membership contest has been
started in tho M. E. Sunday school
that promises to be very spirited. A.
H. Flower Is captain of the Blues;
Mrs. George Newell Is captain of tho
Reds. Both have a number or assist
ants who are very enthusiastic work
ers. The contest runs until June.
Tho losers furnish a banquet to tho
Miss Marcla Major, of Scranton,
and Miss Helen Smith spent Sunday
with Mrs. S. A. Adams at Hlllcrest.
Wednesday afternoon. A largo num
ber was present.
On .Thursday last Mrs. Sidney
Dunn and Mrs. Ed. Minor very pleas
antly entertained at a Thlmblo Tea
at tho homo of tho former.
Last Tuesday evening the homo of
Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Varcoo was tho
scene of a jolly gathering. The
Merry Dozen Book club entertained
their gentlemen friends.
The Ladles' Aid society or tno M.
E. church are preparing a drama to
bo given in tho near future entitled
"The Old Maid's Convention."
Wo aro sorry to hear our popular
dentist, Dr. E. A. Walker, has decid
ed to locate In Hawley and will soon
remove his family to that place.
'Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hull,
on Saturday, a son. s
Mrs. Buel 'Dodge, who has beehi
seriously ill for several weeks, 1b
M. Wilson, who has been confined
to his home for tho past two wcoks
with a broken arm, Is ablo to bo
D. W. Hull's Sunday school class
was entertained on Friday evening
at the home of William Seeley.
Mrs. B. F. Seeley Is confined to
her home with a sprained ankle.
The Writer Admits Error.
Now we know! Now wo realize
how that cherry tree story; how that
"I cannot tell a lie, father," state
ment; how that "In the name of the
great Jehovah and the Continental
Congress" saying, may not have been
accurately reported and transcribed.
The writer thought ho know all about
that stone chimney of the Ames
Brothers In Hawley. He remembers
when it was built, although ho did
not witness tho building of It to' any
great extent. 'He does remember,
however, of riding on tho gravity
coal cars from Hoadloys to Hawley,
of seeing John Ames at work away
up in the air along side another
man; and, knowing tho reputation of
tho Ameses for doing things, he be
lieved that Mr. Ames was about all
thero was to It. Now, it transpires
that tho "other man" was tho real
thing, nfter all. M. J. Hanlan,
Honesdale's attorney, says that the
chimney was built from foundation
stones to tho very cap-stones
by his step-father, Francis II. Dil
lon, and that tho fine chlmnoy of
grey Wayno county stone has been
known ever since as "Dillon's Monu
ment." And now, In fairness, wo
must admit that wo could and did
make a mistake: and once more we
are reminded of the saying of a wise
and witty old aunt of ours, who put
it In this way: "Never boast that you
have found a duck's nest Just bo
cause vou seo a few 'feathers on a
Tho First Xntlonal is
A "Worth "While" Bank.
Tho First National Bank of Haw
ley Is an Institution that Hawley
people aro justly proud of. It is now
In Its eleventh year, and Its growth
has been constant and along sound
financial lines. It is capitalized at
$50,000, and it has a surplus of $50,
000. Its undivided profits at tho
last statement wore $1G8G.9G, whllo
Ma Individual dODOSltS arO D11,-
594.89. As the writer understands
It, tho fact of the first National
Bank's having a surplus equal to Its
capital places It In lino to be known
in banking circles as an Honor Bank.
'Mn tnwn can nosslbly havo a
Dirnnmr nHRfit. than a first-class, do-
hin hnnir. Back of any bank Is
not onlv the canltal of Its stock
holders, but the character of ltsdl
rectors. Whore could bo found a
vmttor nrrav of names than those
who conduct tho destiny of Hawley's
First National Bank? "Hero Is a list
nf tho nfflrnrH and directors: Prosl-
dont. Dr. L. P. Cooke: Vice-Presi
dents, R. W. Murphy and F. C.
Whltn; Cashier. V. A. 'Decker. In
addition to these officers, are the f oV
lnwinc additional directors: H. J
Atkinson, E. L. Schlager, John S.
WolBh, P. H. Kearney and u.
i , i
.The new Spring dress goods and
trimmings can bo bought at Menner
& Co.'s store In the most desirable
late goods, -220014.
'Newfoundland. March 20
Snrinc is coming. Robins and
blue birds are here. Peepers have
George Bartleson has repaired his
saw mill and commenced sawing
Herbert Akors made a business
txln to Scranton on Thursday.
Mrs. Henry Manhart Is seriously
ni with nnoumonln. A tralHed
nurse is caring for her. Her friends
hone she will soon recover.
Mrs. Morrel Searlo called on Mrs,
C. 'L. Burrus Tuesday afternoon.
We are sorry to learn that John
Kerr is still on the sick list.
George Eck, of this place, has se
r.iirnd emnlovment in Gage, N. Y.
Mrs. Jacob Bird and Eliza Akors
called on Mrs. R. C. Polham on Tues
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Burrus spent
Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Lyman
Osborne, of South Sterling.
A box social will bo held at the
Union church on Friday evening,
March 21st. All are invited. La
dles aro requested to bring well .fill
ed boxes. Tho young ladies should
remember "the way to reach a man's
heart, is by way of tho stomacn.
A flock of wild geese was seen
flying over this vicinity one day last
Several from this vicinity attend
ed the Genza sale at Salem on
TlinrRflnv. March 13.
Reuben Lancaster and daughter,
Winifred, spent Thursday with Mr,
nrwl Mrs. John Simons.
TCrtwarrt Onnlet. of Pike county,
writs trlmmlnir crane vines in this
iHMnitv last week.
Edward Bird, tho young son of E.
E. Bird, Is sick. Dr. Simons is at-
Miss Mamie Hauso has returned
Galilee, March 20
Orvis Rutledge, of Bloomsburg
State Normal, is spending the Easter
vacation at the home or nis motner,
Mrs. Bertha Rutledge.
Tho Earnest Workers will noia
their next meeting with Will and
Dr. G. L. Cado, James KIovo and
Flovd Rutledge have returned homo
from Now York witn several norsos
which thev nurchased while thero.
Mrs. Biddleman, or scranton, nas
been visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Georce Hitchcock.
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Rutledge anu
little daughter, or uutiedgeaaie
snent Sunday In town.
Agnes smitn is visiting ner sisier
Mrs. Giles at Pleasant juount.
Lake Como, March 20.
Mr. Lewis was out of town a few
days last week on business.
H. A. Williams and wife of Han
cock, is spending a few days In town.
Miss Mamio IHgglns of New York
City, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Kate
Chas. Knapp made a business trip
to Hancock Monday.
Miss Lewis anc a Triend spent Sat
urday at Lakowood.
'Mrs. W. J. Gilchrist, who had a
very serious operation at Dr. Burns'
hospital last week, is improving.
Richard Randall, of Buckingham
township, died on Friday, March 14,
1913, just two years to within eight
hours of his son, Peter's death, whom
he grieved after so much. Richard
Randall was born June 9, 1841,
therefore being 71 years, 9 months
and 5 days of age. On February 22,
18G8, ho was united in marriage to
Miss Louisa A. Bates of Dyberry
township. From this union tho fol
lowing children wore born: Warren
E. of "New York city; Freddie H.,
deceased, Aug. 24, 1S72; Elmer S.,
of Binghamton, N. Y.; Peter A., de
ceased, March 15, 1911; Leo C, de
ceased, Aug. G, 1883. Tho 'following
brothers and one sister survive:
Peter Randall, of Hancock, N. Y.;
John Randall, of Lake Como. Rich
ard Randall enlisted in the army and
was a member of Company F, No,
144, 'N. Y. Volunteer Inf. He served
for one year, and received an honor
able discharge. The interment was
made at Stockport, in tho family
plot. Rev. Wm. S. Gorman conduct
ed tho funeral services at the homo
in tho presonco of a largo number of
friends and rolatives.
Sole Leather Strips
Nails of all kinds
10c per pr.
16c per pr.
20c, 25c, 30c per pr.
25c per pr.
60c per pr.
6c per box
See our special high stand with four lasts. Price 75c set.
Everything for the Farm
Contains S rooms with all modern appointments. Equipped with steam
heating plant. House Is in exceptionally good condition. Lot 5Uxl5
feet with barn that can bo used for a garage. Located on East street
and is the property of A. B. Transue.
The owner desires to dispose of his property this spring and places his
valuable brick house and lot at only .$1,500.. Terms made easy. Consult
tho KUY-U-A-Homo Realty Co., Jadwin Building, Honesdale, Pa.
Milanvllle. March 20
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Carthuser
wore in Paterson and New York city
last, week; at tho former place they
were entertained by, Mr. and Mrs,
Mrs. Adelia Nichols is contemplat
ing spending Easter with Honesdale
William Skinner, who has been
employed in Jersey City, arrived
homo Saturday evening to spend the
summer looking after his farm.
While hotel keeper John Skinner
was away ono day recently some pat
ron made way with his barber tools.
Those who were fortunate enough
to attend the Dutch supper at tho
Baptist parsonage, Tyler Hill, spent
an enjoyable evening.
Theodore Drescher of New York
City, was burled In the Baptist come
tory, Damascus, on Wednesday last,
Mr. Drescher made his home for sev
eral years at Cochecton and his many
acquaintances regret that death
came to him so early In life.
Dr. Appley was called Monday
morning to relieve the Intense suf
fering of George Bruchor, who met
with a serious accident wnile In the
woods. A tree, in falling, splintered
and ono of tho splinters struck Mr,
Brucher just below the eye, pene
trating for soveral Incnes. It was
with difficulty tho splinter was ro-
Richard Calkins had the misfor
tune to havo ono of his eyes hit with
a wedge whllo working in tho woods.
C. W. Fulkorson, of Carbondale,
was In town on Monday.
We are sorry to learn of tlie burn
ing of Clarence Fortnam's barn.
Dr. Appley s assistant, Dr. Mc-
Cray, has arrived. Dr. McCray has
a brother who is a specialist in Port
That tho daisy Is not tho flower to
represent tho great Keystone state is
tho opinion or your scribe, wnno a
daisy field Is a thing of beauty to the
eye, wo know it's ono of the farmer's
trials and a bad weed to get rid or,
Tho rhododendron is ono of our most
conspIciouB and beautiful flowers.
but do not know that It grows in all
parts of tho state and to those who
In boyhood days pulled roots this
Known as the Col. Edward Glllon property and situated upon West
Side avenue at 1414 is for sale.
It Is modern throughout, has 10 rooms, only built a few years, sult-
nhln for two families. Eouinned with steam heat and electricity. Ideal
location. Largo lot. MusTbo s61d immediately for 3,200 CASH.
For further Information consult tho
Gouldsboro, March 20
Dr. L. C. Murdock, district superln
tendent, filled the M. E. pulpit on
Sunday and administered tho holy
sacrament. He was entertained by
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Sebring at West
Tho Catechatical class of tho Lu
theran church was entertained at
dinner on Palm Sunday by Mr. and
Mrs. William Kessler at Sunnyslde
Those of tho class were: Misses
Emllv Garagan. Laura Kesslar, Gus-
sie Fritz, Mary Glockler, and Harry
Flower. Other guests were: uav. tr,
Stoltle. Georce Kessler, Lulu Heater,
Dorothy and Mabel Kessler, Katie
and Virginia Kessler, and Misses
Rose and Lena Klumpp and Peter
Aulbach of Scranton.
W. E. Foster, who has .been spend
ing a coudIo of weeks with his moth
er at Honesdale, has returned home,
Miss Sadlo Van Buskirk or ciam
Summit, and Grace Bouie, of Easton
Jadwin Building, Honesdale.
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