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THE CITIZEN, FRIDAY, JULY n, 1913.
HAliHj I n K
DEFENDS HIS ACTS
Sought to Save Friend Laa
terbach, He Says.
AN INTERESTING WITNESS
' Am the One Villain In Wall Street,"
He Declares Bitterly "All the Rest
Are Actuated by the Highest Mo
tives." Washington, July IX The senate com
mittee Investigating the Washington
lobby scandals again hoard David La
mar, "the wolf of Wall street." Lamnr
, had requested a further hearing t'
prove that ncltlier Mr. Lauterbach nor
himself had engaged together to get
money from J. P. Morgan & Co. or
"I'll tell you what my motive was,"
said Lamar, discussing the reason for
his association with Lautcrbach. "It
was either to force these men to recog
nize the injustice of their attitude to
ward Lautcrbach and myself or force
them to come out Into the open with
tho charges of blackmail tliey had cir
culated In New York for years against
both of ub. Ledyard and his associ
ates had ruined many men, and I was
determined they should not ruin me."
Lamar said he knew Lewis Cass
Ledyard was trying to "trip him"
wlien he began telephoning In the
name of Representative Palmer and
then determined to "fix a game on
Ledyard to force the financial Inter
ests Into the open."
Lamar's choice of adjectives In
speaking of various Wall street men
led senators to Interrupt his statement
frequently. Whenever the committee
disapproved of something he said La
mar Immediately agreed with the ob
jector, to the great amusement of the
The committee finally decided to
hold Lamar strictly to answering
questions. He testified he had told
Lauterbach that Senator Stone had
authorized him to make certain repre
sentations to tho Morgan firm and had
told Lauterbach that Senator Stono
said ho represented Speaker Clark.
Lauterbach bad testified that all his
Information about Senator Stone and
Speaker Clark had come from Lamar.
Under a sharp fire of questions La
mar insisted that his only object was
to bring about "Just such a situation
as this investigation."
"I am tho one villain In Wall
street," said Lamar bitterly. "All the
rest are actuated by tho highest mo
tives and possess tho highest Ideals."
Lamar declared tho whole thing was
"a major Wall utreet operation travel
tag on parallel lines" and Insisted he
was "after Ledyard, Cravath, Evarts,
Lovett and tho Morgan steel trust.
Union Pacific and other Interests" and
wanted to foroo them to nn open at
tack. "It was a favorite method of
mine for producing an explosion when
I wanted one," ho added.
His Basis For Charges.
Lamar testified that his charges of
an $82,000,000 forgery on the Union
Pacific books, which was emphatically
denied by lawyers for the company at
tho time he made them, were founded
on statistics from a "manual" and
Thomas Gibson, a New York financial
writer. lie had discussed with Lauter
bach making tho charges public before
the lobby committee.
The witness testified also of Imper
sonating Mr. McCombs, chairman of
the Democratic national committee
and Mr. miles, chairman of the Re
publican national committee.
Senator Cummins wanted to know
If Lauterbach asked for an explanation
of any of Lamar's plants which in
volved his (Lauterbach's) honor.
"The question of honor was not con
sidered. It was entirely a Wall street
operation," returned Lamar.
Tho committee tried to bring out
whether Lamar had any stock in the
Steel corporation about tho time the In
vestigation resolution was Introduced
or held any Union Pacific or Southern
Pacific recently or now. Lamar denied
SLASHED IN "SLEEPING DUEL"
Rivals In Love Matched Pennies to See
Which Should Die.
Mobile, Ala., July 0. In n "sleeping
duel" Charles Robinson, throat was
tut, and he is dying In hospital. Rob
Aison and Frank Broncho, a Spaniard,
shipped on tho schooner Henry Crosby
for tho West Indies. They loved the
Two days out, according to Bron
cho, they matched pennies to see
which should cut the other's throat
while ho slept Robinson lost Ho Is
too weak to give hisvers!on, nnd the
wholo truth may never bo known.
Tho schooner's captain returned to
port with the wounded man.
garretFto head probe
Tennessee Man Slatod as Chairman of
Washington, July 0. Representative
Finis J. Garrett of Tennessee will be
chairman of tho houso lobby Investi
gating committee, It was authorita
Unless a filibuster develops tho bouse
will pass tho lobby Inquiry resolution
today, and the Investigation will begin
tomorrow with tho organization of the
of the News
Eight Off the Reel
New Jersey has revoked tho law
which prohibited hunting foxes with
Stephen Hose of Eatoutown, N. J.,
shot nt a Hock of crows and brought
down n passing eagle.
A Cleveland man and wife have one
pair of spectacles letwoen them, and
tho wlfo complains her husband wants
to wear thcmill the time.
The British nation consumed 210,
000,000 pounds of choose last year,
making John Bull tle champion choose
eater of tho world.
Secretary of Agriculture Houston has
hired n press agent to translate scien
tific language In reports into English
and got It into print in newspapers.
Jamaica girl inserts visiting card In
banana; wins husband. J. E. Powell
of Toronto was the lucky man. His
brfdo's name used to be Miss Evelyn
MASSACRE PLOT IN INDIA.
Authorities Discover Widespread Con
spiracy Against British Rule.
A society organized for tho purpose
of waging war on British rate in India
has boon discovered With widespread
ramifications. Acting on information
laid before him, which resulted in u
search of tho honso tff hte own son by
the deputy magistrate of Midnapnr,
Bengal, tho police arrested forty-four
Bengali so of good family cm the charge
of conspiring to carry wit a wholesale
Documents which were found In tho
house contained proposals for corrupt
ing the Sepoy establishments In the
military oeotare, projects for whole
sale masencro Instead of Isolated mur
der as at present nnd also a list of tho
names of the members of the society.
The police searched other houses and
found an abundance of evidence to
show the widespread nature of tho plot.
KIDNEYS GONE, BOY LIVES.
Lad 8eems None the Worse After
Fever Destroyed Them.
Russell, the fourteeii-yoar-old son of
Mr. and Mrs. K. M. Edwards of Free
port, N. Y., Is living without the use
of his kidneys. They have been de
stroyed, physicians say, by scarlet fe
ver. Several weeks ago tho boy became
ill. A physician treated him for a cold,
but when he became worse another
doctor was called, who said ho was
suffering from scarlet fever In an ad
vanced stage. Tho physician declared
the disease had Bottled In tho boy's
kidneys, which had been practtcallj
Since this diagnosis the lad has been
studied by many physicians, for his
condition is said to be unique. Tho
doctors say they cannot eco how the
youngster can survtro long.
NO REFUGE NOW FOR CROOKS.
New Ext rod it km Treaty With Para
guay Will Close Last Door.
Tho last country to which American
criminals can Ooe and escape extra
dition will soon bo closed to them.
The foreign relations committee of the
senato has ordered a favorable report
on an extradition treaty with Para
guay. This concludes treaties of this cbar
cter with every civilized nation on
earth. Two years ago Honduras was
tho favorite resort for fugitives from
instlce. but a treaty closed that abodo.
TOBACCO l ift I
THE CLARK SNQVER
(Lookout, July 0. Mr. and Mrs.
Raymond Wilcox, also Sherman
Wilcox, of Trout Creek, N. Y., spent
several days last week with rela
tives at this place.
Elijah Teeple and son, L. L.
Teeple, were in Honesdale last Tues
day. Mary Hogancamp, of Mllanvllle,
is visiting her parents here.
The three Larson brothers who
have been visiting their sister, Mrs.
Tilda Colo, the past week, have re
turned to their home at Ludlow, Pa.
Mrs. Hattlo Daney, wno has been
quite 111, Is on the gain.
Mrs. Georgo Kellam very pleasant
ly entertained tho ladles' aid on
Thursday of last week.
Mrs. Agnes Itidenberg entertained
Mr. and Mrs. Amasia Appley of Da
mascus, last Thursday.
Whooping cough is prevalent in
Mrs. Orrln Lister is entertaining
her mother, Mrs. Harriet Layton, of
Binghamton, N. Y.
John N. Cole is having his dwell
ing houses and barns reshingled.
Leonard Elmore, of Cline's Pond, is
doing the work.
Amsia Conklln has sold his farm
to August Bear of Brooklyn. Mr.
Bear and family took possession last
John and Fred Knapp and their
sister Anna, who have been working
at Norwich, N. Y., are at the home
of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Knapp for their vacation.
John H. Flynn has sold his fine
three-year-old colt to L. Stewart of
Fremont Center, N. Y.
Hon. Joel G. Hill attended the en
campment at Gettysburg.
Jay Branning and wife, of Way
mart, are visiting Mrs. Branning's
parents at this place.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Parmer
Kellam June 2Cth, a son.
Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan Hawley re
cently entertained relatives from
Mrs. Roy Hawley and little daugh
ter, also Pearl Lockwood drove to
Galilee on Tuesday last.
Mrs. Grant Hawley and Mrs. L.
G. Hill called on Equinunk friends
Mr. and Mrs. Apply of Damascus
visited Mrs. Agnes Rodenberg and
Mrs. George Young on Thursday of
Maud Price spent Sunday with
her sister, Mrs. Elmer Smith at
I Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hogencamp
have moved from Duck Harbor to
this place .
Mr. and Mrs. Fox, of Cold Springs,
N. Y.( are visiting Mrs. Fox's par
ents at this place.
Mr. and Mrs. Emmit Robinson
visited friends at Braman last Fri
day. We had two nice showers last
Saturday which greatly refreshed
the vegetable kingdom as well as to
lay the dust and make traveling
The picnic held In Mrs. Daney's
grove the Fourth was a financial suc
cess. Many who had small children
did not attend because of the pre
valence of whooping cough' but in'
spite of the small crowd a goodly
sum was cleared for the minister's
Communion service was held at
Lookout church on Sunday morning.
Quite a number from this place at
tended the Children's day exercises
at Union last Sunday.
Edwin North, of Endicott, N. Y.,
passed the latter part of last week
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jos.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lockwood are
visiting friends at Fremont Center.
Bruce Hogencamp and John Skin
ner went to Honesdale one day last
Mr. and Mrs. Duane Schwab, also
Mrs. Caroline Schwab attended the
festival at Galilee last Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Drumm spent
July 4th with friends at Tyler
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Clauson, of
Honesdale, called on relatives at this
place on Sunday last.
Subscribe for The Citizen the
paper of the hour.
Mrs. Harris G. Hill, who has been
quite ill, we are glad to report is
on the gain.
If Yon Are Going Away For tho
Summer Send Your Address So Tho
Citizen May Keach Yon.
Try a 5c l
Bethany, July 9. The Union Mis
sionary Circle was delightfully en
tertained at the home of Mrs. John
H. Strongman on Tuesday afternoon.
After the meeting Mrs. Strongman
served refreshments on tho porch
and then all visited tho flower gard
ens and' afterwards were Bhown
through tho house. About twenty
ladies were present. Mrs. Robert
son and Miss Strongman camo up
from Honesdale. Tho next meeting
will be on Tuesday, July 15th, at 3
p. m. at tho home of Mrs. Homer
Charles Manning arrived Thurs
day from 'Newburgh to spend the
Fourth with his mother, Mrs. D. W.
The "Fourth" passed off very
pleasantly though there wasn't as
largo a crowd as formerly. Rev.
Leishman gave an Instructive ad
dress and was followed by Mr. John
Lewis of Chicago, father of Mrs.
Henry Jennings, who spoke on his
early days spent in this place. Full
account of the proceeds from the dif
ferent committees haven't been re
ceived as yet.
Mrs. Henry Miller entertained
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Paynter and
daughter Isabelle, and Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Miller of Carbondale, Mr.
and Mrs. W. C. Selfarth and children
Martha and Robert of Scranton over
Paupack, July 10. Mrs. 'Bennett
is on the sick list at this writing.
Frank Gilpin and family, of Haw
ley, spent the -4th at the Williams
Miss Ida M. Fowler returned home
Saturday after taking a year's
course in Domestic Science at the
Mechanics 'Institute, Rochester, N.
Dr. and Mrs. Greene spent part of
last week with B. F. Killam and
The ball game played on the Y. M.
C. A. diamond on Friday between
the Camp and Paupack, was won by
the Camp, by the score of 8 to 3.
Walter Simons, of Hawley, is
visiting at the home of his uncle, L.
Miss Louise Singer, of Hawley, is
homo for this week.
Mrs. William Kimble is visitng at
Ernest Culp, of Wilkes-Barre, is
spending a short time with his
friend, Charles L. Gumble.
Mr. Widmer and son, Adolph,
visited with J. Zimmerman part of
last week. Mr. Widmer returned
home Monday but Adolph will spend
the remaining part of the Summer
Lake Como, July 10. On Friday,
July 4, Lake Como took both ends
of a double header from that speedy
bunch of ball tossers at Equinunk.
The first game, a seven-inning con
test, was close and well played but
it lacked the ever troublesome doc
tor and tho deep voice of a certain
Mr. Lord which made the afternoon
gamo so exciting and so very inter
esting for the poor umpire. The af
ternoon game was a walk over for
Lake Como, the score being 15 to 1.
The following is the score by Innings
of both games:
Como 2 3 0 3 1 0 09
Equinunk 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 G
Como 02134104 x 15
Equinunk .00001000 01
The batteries for the afternoon
game were Heesh and Heesh; Cum
mings and Warfield. Umpire, Tay
Ariel, July 9. The score by In
nings of the first game of ball play
ed here on the Fourth o July was
Ariel 0 0 5 0 5 11
Catholic Club ..003110 27
The afternoon game the score by
Ariel 0 2 3 0 0 2 1 0 x 8
Catholic C'b 01000011 0 3
'Umpire, Tresslar; scorer, A. B.
all Headache, io cents,
DANCING MASTER LEFT $1,000,-000.
Tho Lato J. II. Trcnor Taught tho
Goulds nnd Arnndcrbllts.
White Plains, Juno 20. By tho
will of the late John H. Trenor, one
time dancing master in New York,
who died In his home at New Ro
chelle pn June 1G, his grandchildren
come into an estate valued at more
than $1,000,000 to be held In trust
for their children.
Tho grandchildren are Mrs. Minnie
Cook with Gas
187 1 42 YEARS OF SUCCESS 1913
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H. J. CONGER.
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