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THE CITSKBN, FRIDAY, MAY 23, 1913.
The Florentine Sextette
AT THE 1013 CHAUTAUQUA.
Probably no one feature o the Florentine Band Concerts this summer
will bo more warmly received than Its Brass Sextette. They have receiv
ed two and three encores as an almost nightly experience. Their render
ing of Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" is almost the perfection of ex
ecution and never fails to enthuse their audiences. Signor Pontrelli,
the leader, is himself the cornetist.
Hamlin, May 22.
The State Highway Department
has a gang of men at work on the
roads here. It Is reported that the
roads through the village are to bo
built of crushed stone, the State
having hired the township stone
Mrs. Loring made a business trip
to Scranton on Monday.
Mrs. Henry Corey and two chil
dren, of Herrick Centre, who havo
been visiting at the parsonage, re
turned home the last of the week.
The Pomona Grange held here last
week was very largely attended and
was voted an entire success.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lawrence
spent Sunday with Mrs. Lawrence's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur West.
Theodore Rhelnheimer, Wilkes
Barre, has purchased James Hine
llne's farm, and will move his family
here in the near future. Mr. Hine
line will move into the house owned
by William Stone.
Mrs. Arthur Becker and Miss Laura
Itessigue visited friends in New
foundland over Sunday last.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Peet are re
joicing over the advent of a new
daughter, May 19th.
A. N. Butts conducted services in
the Presbyterian church here on
Sunday evening. Mr. Butts will hold
services here every Sunday evening
during the summer months. His
many friends are glad to welcome
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Lawrence and
little daughter, of Scranton, are
visiting friends hero.
Miss M. A. Hodgson is improving
her houses with a coat of paint.
Dr. B. G. Hamlin, Scranton, spent
Sunday here with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. B. P. Hamlin.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bell, Carbon
dale, attended the funeral of Mrs.
Carrie Ressigue last Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Williams and
son Robert visited at C. L. Simons'
W. L. Leonard, East Orange, N. J.",
made a week-end visit with his moth
er, Mrs. Emily Simons.
Mr. and Mrs. Florence Chapman
liave been entertaining their daugh
ter, Mrs. Boyd Bullock and two chil
dren of Scranton.
Mrs. Frank W. Chumard is in the
State Hospital, Scranton, where she
underwent an operation last week.
It is reported that she Is doing nicely.
Nellie, the ten-months-old child of
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Swetter, of
Railroad street, died Sunday at 8
o'clock of pneumonia, after a few
days' illness. The funeral was held
Tuesday afternoon, with interment
in St. Anthony's cemetery.
Misses Mary and Celia Burns, of
Honesdale, spent Sunday at the home
of Mrs. Polly Burns.
Joseph, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Skenesky, is dangorous
This little word has a mighty big significance,
Mr. Merchant, when applied to your business. It
savors of big sales, lots of work, increased profits.
But consider how its complexion changes
when applied to your party-line telephone facilities.
Do you really appreciate how necessary it is that
your line shall not be reported "busy," that custom
ers shall not be kept waiting, that your telephone
door be wide open always?
For the sake of your
Direct Line Bell Telephone
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Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Walker spent
Sunday with Carbondale friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard O'Brien
spent Sunday in Herrick Center.
Mrs. James Nealon and son Wal
ter, of Olyphant, spent Sunday as the
guest of her sister, Mrs. Thomas
Yorke, of Browntown.
Miss Loretta. Jones, of Scranton,
was a caller in town Sunday.
Misses Anna and Margaret Porhen
w,ere Carbondale visitors on Monday.
Miss Anna Burdiek, of Herrick
Center, called on friends here Sun
day. Miss Mayme Mclvln was a Carbon
dale caller Saturday evening.
Edmond, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Hornbeck, is ill with
Miss Mary Burns spent Sunday in
Mrs. Frank Chapman and daugh
ter, Mrs. Foster, are back from
Southern Pines, where they spent the
winter months. They will spend the
summer and fall months on their
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chapman
of Wilkes-Barre, visited Saturday
night and Sunday with the latter's
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hambly, of
Honesdale, spent Sunday with the
latter's parents here.
George Chapman, of Carbondale,
is spending a few weeks here cut
ting summer wood and making gar
den for his mother.
Thomas Arthur is busily engaged
at the farm business for Lumber
Some of our hucksters charge at
the rate of 45 cents per hundred for
carrying produce between Honesdale
and Way mart, while others charge
5 cents per hundred. The 5 cent man
will make the most money in the
Emmet Swingle is talking of rent
ing or selling his farm and moving
back to Carbondale. Mr. Swingle is
employed at carpenter work at the
John Jenkins is taking a few
weeks' rest from bridge building and
is beautifying his grounds and resi
Loren Kagler, of Forest City, spent
aunaay witn 'menus in this section
Centerville, May 22.
Mary M. Lane of this place, is at
tending the spring term of school
Jennie L. Marshall is assisting
Mrs. White, of Ariel, with her house
Margaret Marshall, of Scranton,
is spending some time with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. R. Marshall.
Frank Marshall and Wm. Garrity
attended Grange at Ledgedale on
Patrick Ryan spent Sunday with
his aunt, Mrs. M. Lane, of this
business, arrange for a
TELEPHONE GO. Of PEfiNA.
S LEAD SEARCH
Fourteenyearold Victim At
tacked In Woods.
LEFT LIFELESS ON ROAD.
Find Girl's Body In a Clump of Bushes
by Roadside Near Pittsburgh Was
Brutally Assaulted, Then Strangled to
Death Offer $1,000 Reward For Mur
Pittsburgh, May 21. Several mem
bers of the state constabulary, Traf
ford and Pltcalrn police and a large
number of volunteers wero searching
with bloodhounds for the man who bru
tally attneked fonrteen-yenr-old Grace
Johnson as she was on her way to
school nnd left her lifeless body in a
clump of bushes by the rondsido.
The victim, a daughter of F. P. John
son of Blackburn, left her home to
walk to school nt Trafford, two miles
distant. When the girl did not return
nt the usual time it was at first though!
she had stayed later for n rehearsal of
a school entertainment. The father
began a search, found no traces of hci
at Trafford, and soon the Are nlanu
was sounded, bringing hundreds to the
When the body was found physicians
said the girl had been dead for several
hours. Death was from strangulation
after the girl had been brutally attack
ed. Bloodhounds arrived from Wash
ington, Pa., but it is believed the as
sailant had twelve hours start
The Westmoreland county commis
sioners offered a reward of $1,000 for
the arrest of the murderer.
VARE BILL PASSED.
Measure to Keep 1,400 In Jobs Goes
Harrisburg, Pa., May 21. The Vare
bill, validating the appointment of ap
proximately 1,400 policemen and fire
men in Philadelphia, passed the house
finally. 111 to 32. The "relief" meas
ure now goes to the governor.
Samuel B. Scott, Philadelphia, op
posed the Vare act. He asserted that
the men the measure would confirm in
their jobs were appointed by means oi
political jugnlery near the close oi
Mayor Reyburn's administration. Mr
Scott declared that the firemen and po
licemen affected nro not entitled to
protection, owing their places to a let
ting down of the civil service bars.
Representative Ronoy, Philadelphia
argued that "hundreds of men who
have proved their efficiency by actual
test ought not to bo held responsible
for technical mistakes or oven irregu
larities on the part of the civil service
board or of those in executive places."
Mr. Speiser and Mr. McAleer, Phila
delphia, backed up Mr. Koney's support
of the Vare measure.
SEASHORE HOTEL MEN ON TRIP
Leave Atlantic City In Automobiles and
Will Visit New York.
Stroudsburg, Pa., May 21. About
forty members of the Atlantic City
Hotel Men's association arrived in the
Delaware Water Gap iu automobiles
for a two days' outing. They are
guests of J. Purdy Cope, proprietor of
the Water Gap House and last evening
enjoyed a banquet
They left Atlantic City and motored
to Princeton, where they took lunch
eon. Today they will visit the Pocono
mountains nnd dine at the Spruce
Cabin inn, returning to the Water Gap
in the evening. Tomorrow morning
early a start will bo made for New
York, and after spending n day in New
York they will return to Atlantic City
LOVERS BREAK RECORD.
Talk Over Long Distance Telephone
For Fifty-eight Minutes.
South Bethlehem, Pn May 21. All
records for long distance love making
were broken here when Mary Smak, a
pretty Hungarian girl, talked fifty
eight minutes over a telephone to her
lover at Cleveland, O. The toll for the
message amounted to $58.50. When
sho was Informed of the amount Mary
fainted. She claimed sho spoke only
four minutes and refused to pay.
Gottlieb nuebner, whoso telephone
was used, will bo obliged to foot the
MAYORS TO ATTEND COLLEGE
With Leading Citizens Will Study City
Government In Wisconsin.
Philadelphia, May 21. Headed by
Mayor Blankenburg, a delegation ol
raoro than a hundred leading citizens
left in a special train for tho Unlver.
sity of Wisconsin to tako a threo days'
course on advanced municipal govern
ment. Mayor Riddlo of Atlantic City is also
a member of the party, which will be
Joined In Chicago by Mayor Mageo of
Pittsburgh, former State Senator Fllnn
and delegations from Boston and Now
At York York, 17; Trenton, 3.
At Allentown Allentown, 10; At
lantic City, 3.
At narrlsburg Harrisburg, 7; Wil
PROGRAM TO BE OBSERVED AT
Cast of Characters.
Philip Burleigh, from Now York..
Dave Weston, a young farmer...
Amos Goodwin, owner of Silver
brook Farm . Wm. O'Hara
Bijah Finn, a Jack of all Trades. .
. Harold Weildstein
Flora Goodwin, only a county girl
Mrs. Burleigh, Philip's mother. .
Grace Burleigh, Philip's sister...
Sarah Goodwin, wife of Amos . . .
Mrs. Peasley, who never has a min
ute to spare ........ Julia O'Neil
' Argument: Flora Goodwin, a
farmer's daughter, is engaged to
Philip Burleigh, a young New York
er. Philip's mother wants him to
marry a society woman, and by
falsehoods makes Flora believe
Philip does not love her. Dave Wes
ton, who wants Flora himself, helps
the deception by intercepting a let
ter from Philip to Flora. Sho agrees
to marry Dave, but on the eve of
their marriage Dave confesses,
Philip learns the truth, and he and
Flora are reunited.
ACT I The yard at Silverbrook
Farm, on an afternoon in August.
ACT H Same as Act I, three days
ACT III At the Burleigh residence,
New York City. One month has
ACT IV Back at the farm, a few
Time of Playing Two hours and
Admission: Adults 25 cents; chil
dren i& cents.
Program for Graduating Night.
Overture The Firth Orchestra
Invocation .... Rev. D. W. McCarthy
Salutatory . . "Our Post Office De
partment" Wm. F. O'Hara
Music The Firth Orchestra
Essay "Progress of Inventions"
Margaret E. McCabe
Oration "The Waking of Cities,"
John A. Monasky
Music The Firth Orchestra
Essay "Our Great Men"
Agnes S. Kennedy
Ralph R. Brown
Music The Firth Orchestra
Oration "History of Mt. Pleasant
Township" ....Raymond Perham
Essay "The American Indian"
Anna E. Buller
Music The Firth Orchestra
Class ProDhesv . . Erlvth v. Snpnppr
Mantle Oration . . . John A. Monasky
Response for the Juniors
Music The Firth Orchestra
Valedictory "The Girl of To-morrow"
Alice E. Miller
Address M. J. Hanlan, Esq.
Music The Firth Orchestra
Presentation of Diplomas.
Benediction Rev. J. F. Kaiser
Class Motto: "Finlmus Coepturi."
Class Colors: Light Blue and Gray.
Class Flower: White Carnation.
Class Roll: Alice E. Miller, William
F. O'Hara. Anna E. Spencer,
Edytn E. Spencer, Agnes A. Ken
nedy, Margaret E. McCabe, John
A. Monasky, Raymond. J. Perham,
Ralph R. Brown. Cordial invita
tion is extended to all.
Wm. Yale has employed Wm.
Stanton formerly of Tanners Falls to
assist with his work during the sum
mer. Bill has a sporty rig. Say,
girls, who will enjoy the first ride?
J. B. Megivern and son Emmett,
made a business trip to Forest City
Clare Yale Is working the second
year for Mrs. Eugene Taylor.
Gladys Bass has returned to her
home at Rlleyville after spending
two weeks' vacation at R. E. Yale's.
Wm. O'Neill Is assisting M. F.
LeStrange with his farming.
Edward Leonard of High Lake,
called in this vicinity Sunday.
A. B. Sterling passed through here
Friday evening on his way to Pleas
ant Mount. Mr. Sterling Is traveling
for the J. R. Watkins Medical Co.
and has Wayne county for his ter
ritory. His pleasant face and oblig
ing ways has won him many friends
Robert Kennedy attended the Ice
cream social at F. H. Kennedy's, Ni
agara, Friday evening.
Wm. Hughes had tho misfortune
to break one of his fingers.
William Thorpe called on James
M. Megivern, Whites Valley, Sunday.
Austin Le Strange, who is attend
ing school at Pleasant Mount, spent
the week-end with his parents.
WILL REMEMBER MATTY.
When Mathewson's days of useful
ness as a pitcher for tho New York
Giants have ended, Manager McGraw
is to tender him a three-year contract
without reduction in salary. Tho
extended contract will be without the
usual clause for a ten days' notice of
McGraw recently announced this
plan of retaining his star pitcher to
Joe Tinker, of the Cincinnati Na
tionals, according to a statement by
Tinker in Boston.
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Quarterly meeting was held In the
M. E. church Sunday morning by
Rev. Murdock of Scranton.
Clayton Docker was a business
caller at Herrick Monday.
A party went Bhad fishing to the
Delaware river last Friday, catching
two hundred and sixty-five.
Arthur Parsons nnd Welington
Jump of Equinunk, spent Wednesday
A number from hero attended tho
ball game at Pleasant Mount last
Saturday between Lako Como and
Pleasant Mount. Score 4 to 29 In
favor of Pleasant Mount.
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