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THE CITiZEN, FRIDAY, AUGUST i, 191 3.
SemMVeckly Founded 10 08; Weekly Founded 1811.
Published Tuesdays and Fridays by
E. B. HARDENBEnQH PRESIDENT
II. C. VAN ALSTYNE and E. B. CALLAWAY ..MANAGING EDITORS
FRANK P. WOODWARD ADVERTISING MANAGER
AND FEAT URE WRITER.
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money or any Items that contain advertl sing matter, will only bo admitted to this
paper on payment of regular advertising rates. Notices of entertainments for the
benefit of churches or for charitable purp oses where a fee Is charged, will be pub
lished at half rates. Cards of thanks, 50 cents, memorial poetry and resolutions
of respect will bo charged for at the rate of a cent a word. Advertising rates on
Whenever tho temperature gets be
low 90 we shall be In a better
frame of mind to appreciate the Ohio
Stato 'Journal man's nevldlous com
parisons between gowns of that dim
distant past and of the present day
when the corollary propositions are
two numerous to mention.
Some how or other, whenever Mul
hall's name occurs to us we just
.can't help associating it with Bill
Nyo's remark in his "improved" ver
sion of Marc Anthony's oration when
he referred to Brutus as "not only
the biggest liar in the United States
but a horse thief of the deepest dye."
In the summary of the game laws
as published in our goo&Vnatured
and never-imitates contemporary,
the Independent, Wayne county
farmers noted with surprise that "No
-woodchuck can be killed before Sep
tember, 1918." On tho face of it
that bespeaks hard lines for tho
farmer who considers the woodchuck
one of the meanest and most con
temptible of pests. Unless the Inde
pendent has authority for its asser
tion we shall believe that the words
"wood duck" are meant, and until
we run up against a game warden
with authority to call a halt we shall
continue to kill woodekucks "till
the cows come home."
f A VEItV PROPER ACT.
When the sale of the materials and
so forth of the late Wayne County
Herald was held on Wednesday last
it was decided to locate the flies of
the old newspaper in the County
Two years ago the writer hereof
suggested that E. A. Pennlman's
complete flies of The Citizen be se
cured and placed In a proper place
in tho County building, and that sug
gestion is renewed at this time.
Tho early history of Wayne Coun
ty Is contained in the tiles of the
Herald and the Citizen, and it seems
ja crime to be bo lax in making pro
vision for protecting these priceless
records, which, if destroyed by fire,
(which might happen in a few mln
oites' time), could never be replaced.
The Citizen suggests to the D. A.
It. of Honesdalo that they take hold
of this matter and rest not until
the flies of the County newspapers, as
far as possible, are located in some
fire-proof receptacle such as the
County buildings are supposed to be.
And when these records aro located
there- they should be kept under the
jsare of some person, properly au
thorized, whose duty it would be
to see that the old. papers aro not
mutilated or otherwise destroyed.
THE PASSING OF THE WAYNE
It la with regret that we chronicle
tho death of the Wayne County Her
ald, Wayne's oldest newspaper. Af
ter nearly a hundred years of con
tinuous publication it has reached
an untimely death. Had tho paper
Hve it would have been one hundred
years old in 1918. It seems too bad
that the first paper published in
Wayno county should not live to
reach the contury mark, which is
only Uto years away.
Aocordlng to Goodrich's history
the Wayno County Mirror was the
first newspaper published in Wayno
county, and tho initial number ap
peared In March, 1818. Tho Mirror,
whUh was the foundation stono of
tho Wayno County Herald, was fol
lowad by tho Republican Advocate
In 1822 and this paper was succeed
ed by tho Bethany Inquirer in 1830.
In 1832 the first number of tho
Wayne County Herald was issued in
Hoiosdale by Peter C. Ward and the
papor has since been known by that
name. In 1805 it passed into the
hands of T. J, Ham, who continued
as editor and proprietor until the
Herald Press Association was formed
in 1901 and N. J. Spencer becamo
managing editor, Mr. Spencer con
tinued in that capacity until 1910
when ho resigned to enter In the
printing business with his brother,
G. E. Spencer. During 1910 and
1911 tho papor was under the man
agement of E. B. Callaway, now one
of the managing editors' of the
Honesdalo Citizen. Cv E. , Sander
cock, of New York City, succeeded
Mr. Callaway and It was under his
management when It went into bank
ruptcy last Mag, , w x
the Citizen Publishing Company.
DIRECTORS t '
M. B. ALLEN. B. B. nAKDEKBKRQIt W. W. WOOD
AUGUST 1, 101.1.
The Wayne County Herald was
the only Democratic newspaper In
tho county and in its day was a
strong organ of Deniocraey. The
paper went into several hundred
homes in Wayne county and was a
newsy sheet. The passing of the
Wayne County Herald is like the
going out of a candle which has shed
light abroad and then is sniffed out
and is no more. May its ashes rest
While speaking of old newspa
pers, we reproduce tho following
taken from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
which concerns the Trenton, N. J.,
"True American," a paper 112 years
"Thomas Jefferson was just en
tering upon his first term as Presi
dent of the United States when the
Trenton, N. J., True American came
into existence in 1801. Now, after
112 years of life, the old newspaper
is to suspend publication, Its proper
ty having been bought for a sum of
$15,000 In excess of its debts, and
its once very profitable job printing
plant having been absorbed by a New
"The Boston Evening post was 66
years old when the Trenton True
American was born. The Connecti
cut Courant of Hartford was 37
years old. The New Hampshire Ga
zette of Portsmouth .was 45 years
old. The Massachusetts Spy, first
published In Boston in 1770, remov
ed to Worchester and perpetuated as
the Worcester Spy; the Pittsburg
Gazette, founded In 1786, and the
Portland, Maine, Advertiser, founded
in 1785, were samples of tlie journal
Ism of 1891. Tho first newspaper' in
New Jersey was the New Jersey Ga
zette, established in Burlington in
1777, and later removed to Trenton,
which went out of existence in 1786,
but had its name partially continued
by the State Gazette, nine years old
er than tho True American. The
New Brunswick Times also antedates
tho True American by nine years.
"Journalism In America has seen
many, changes since Jefferson was
first 'Inaugurated. ' Bettor communi
cations have given a tremendous ad
vantage to the city newspaper of
larger capital and with better plant
than ono in a small town or smaller
city can afford. Enterprise and
heavy investment have become essen
tials to staying in business. Tho
True American has been conducted
on pretty high lines throughout most
of its career. It will bo regretted by
many an exchange editor."
McADOO'S CHARGES CAUSE STIR.
Secretary McAdoo's charge on
Monday that the bankers of New
York were conspiring to depress the
market for United States 2 per cent,
bonds as a means to help defeat
the proposed currency reform bill,
caused a great stir In Wall street
In Washington it was clearly indi
cated that the Secretary's statement
has not only supplied the socalled
"Money Trust" hunters with the- op
portunity they have been wishing for
but which has embarrassed the pres
Representative Henry said that he
would immediately demand another
money investigation, with Secretary
McAdtfo and the bankers of New
York city as the chief witnesses.
Leaders among tho conservative
Democrats admit that all this fuss
will -seriously hinder President Wil
son's efforts to got banking legisla
tion passed while at the same time
stilling tho cries of tho radicals for
another "Money Trust" hunt.
Mr. McAdoo seems to havo linked
tho socalled money trust question to
tho banking and currency program
and by ono stroko to havo set at
naught all the efforts of tho Presi
dent to avoid such a situation.
The Secretary has over-reached
himself and has played directly In
the hands of those who prefer anoth
er Inquiry such as that conducted
by Samuel Untermyer of New York,
rather than to buckle down to the
serious business of revising the exist
ing banking and currency laws.
VIOLATION OF BOROUGH ORDIN
ANCES! The Cltiten, from time to time,
has called attention to tho violation
of borough ordinances. In the first
place, what is tho uso of passing
borough ordinances if they aro not
to bo regarded? The town councils
of tho past havo passed certain or
dinances which aro supposed to gov
ern tho town. Money has been spent
In advertising same and a booklet
printed containing them. Giving
all duo respect to our borpugh au
thorities, wo ask, why are tney not
enforced,? One does noj hare to go
very far in any direction and on any
day before ho can see (unless ho Is
blind) almost any ordinance violated.
Wo mention a few hoping that those
In authority may havo something to
work upon the next few days and
thus bring a few more dollars Into
tho town treasury. Tho riding of
bicycles on sidewalks and in parks
has gotten to be a nuisance, and also
a danger. Even Mayor McCarty was
run down a few weeks ago, but no
arrests followed. Then the running
of automobiles in tho borough. How
many chauffeurs operate within the
15 mile an hour limit in the town?
How many blow their horns at each
and every cross walk? Havo tho po
lice lost their stop-watches? or have
they neglected to wind them this
year? Will it be necessary to kill
somebody before the borough ordin
ance on automobiles will be enforc
ed? This would be a serious state
of affairs, but it will come to this
unless speed is checked in tho bor
How about posting notices on trees
and poles outside of borough or
dinances and other matters per
taining to the town's welfare? Is this
ordinance violated? Writing on side
walks advertising picnics, dances and
the like. Is this done In Honesdale?
Tho burning of paper any time of
day, when the ordinances call for
special hours. Did the authorities
ever notice bon fires in the street
other than the specified time for
These and other violations are just
a little food for thought.
OFFICERS RECEDE PAY.
Auditor General Powell has an
nounced that as a result of a con
ference between himself, State Treas
urer Young and representatives of
the Attorney General's Department,
an agreement had been reached
whereby payments to departments
of the state government under the
general appropriation bill would be
made immediately. Tho right to re
serve any item for a court test was
reserved. This conference held in
the office of the Governor ends the
controversy which has stirred thb
state capitol for a week. The Gov
ernor took part In the discussion and
the legal department will aid in any
legal test that may be required.
The health and other departments
will be paid at once. This will bo
glad news to those in Honesdalo and
Wayne county who havo been held
up from receiving any funds for ser
vices from tho State for many
THAT DELAWARE DAM.
Tho Calllcoon (Sullivan County)
Democrat contained the following
article in its Tuesday's issue concern
ing tho Narrowsburg Water Supply
On the 24 th day of this month, ap
plication was made to the Governor
of Pennsylvania and to tho Water
Supply Commission of Pennsylvania
for a charter for an intended corpor
ation to bo known as the Narrows
burg Water Supply Company. In the
application the statement was made
that the object of Intended corpora
tion was "to supply water and water
power tor commercial ana manufac
turing purposes in the Township of
Damascus, Wayne county, Pa." The
application is made in the name of
George H. Stein, Bruce A. Metzgar
and Alex R. Chcston.
Thus the second step in tbo huge
dam project at Narrowsburg has
been taken, and, although it will
probably be twocor three years af
ter the Incorporation of the com
pany beforo any actual work is done,
yet the time Is getting nearer when
this dam will be built and the enor
mous amount of water now going to
waste will bo utilized for power for
manufacturing plants along the Del
aware river and elsewhere within a
radius of 200 miles.
With the incorporation of tho com
pany in Pennsylvania completed, wo
understand that a similar applica
tion will be made in New York
State, and following that an appli
cation will also be made to the
Public Service Commission for the
privilege of erecting a dam at Nar
rowsburg. In 190S when surveyors of the
Conservation Commission of this
Stato made an extensivo survey of
tho proposed dam, tho specifications
wore made to call for a 60 foot dam
which would back tho water up to a
mile above Cochecton, compel part
of that village, Damascus and Milan
vlllo to move to higher ground and
also compel tho Erlo to remove
cloven miles of their track to a
Should any company attempt to
build a dam we do not believe that
they would erect a sixty foot dam,
as it would entail tho expenditure of
many millions of dollars for the
purchase of property, erection of
dam, etc. A lower dam would in all
likelihood be built which would not
bo so expensive and yet would re
turn a good per centago on the in
vestment. But even with the incorporation
and talk of building wo do not be
lieve any thing will bo done on tho
project for at least four or five
SIMONS FAMILY REUNION.
Tho Simons family reunion will bo
hold this year at Lako Ariel, Wed
nesday, August 27. Leslio H. Si
Menner & Co. will sell very cheap
romatnlng samples of Ladles' Jacket
Suits for traveling and cool days. 4w
NEURA POWDERS cure
all Headache. 10 cents. Sold
Harrlsburg, July 31. Governor
Tener finished signing the bills of the
last legislature on schedule time..
Following is the windup of business
All prosecutions for violations aro
to be Instituted by tho Commissioner
of Lnlinr nnrl Itiriiintrv nr lila lonutv
and upon a conviction the penalties
are: first oitense, irom $10 to $50
fine; subsequent offense, from $25 to
$200 or by imprisonment for not
more than sixty days, or both.
Making bounties on noxious ani-
iiiuiB unu Diras as follows: wild cat
$4? crrnv fnv. wnnsal 5 9 nnM. tma.
hawk, great horned owl and sharp
skinned hawk. 50 ppntn.
Authorizing sale of State land at
fl 1 .1 1 , tr n .
ouiuiers nume, jrie.
Validating ordinanco not signed In
ordinance book by burgess.
Providing for payment of board of
neglected children in court care.
Authorizing first-class cities to
make regulations for keeping of sta-
oies ana nanuiing manure.
Making slaughter house licenses in
flrst-class cities for calendar year.
Permittlncr heads nf rl pnnrtmnnta
in flrst-class city government to ap
point deputy to sign warrants.
Requiring medical rooms in an-
Allowing second-class cities to pro
vide funds for relief of employees re
tired from or lnlnrpd In Miir
vice and for families of those killed.
uaising educational requirements
for applicants for licenses to practice
medicine and surgery by providing
that in addition to a four-year high
school course or equivalent educa
tion a student must have a year of
conege creuits" before entering a
medical college and a year's service
in a nospuai arter graduation.
Pension Bill Vetoed.
Two bills to pension soldiers who
served in the Civil War and those
who answered the call as emergency
men were vetoed on the ground of in
sufficient State revenue.
The Matt bill carrying $1,547,000,
provided for pensions to men who
served one year or less, and the Gray
bill for the emergency "men carried
$810,000. The veto of the Matt bill
covers both, and the governor says,
"The recent magnificent celebra
tion of the fiftieth anniversary of
the battle of Gettysburg has inspired
my deeper reverence for, and obliga
tion to those battle-scarred heroes,
but inasmuch as the legislature has
appropriated many millions of dol
lars in excess of the revenues of the
State, I have been obliged to cut
down the appropriations to many
worthy causes to whose support tho
State is already committed, I am un
able to approve this bill without re
ducing even more than I have al
ready been required to the appropria
tions to public schools, to hospitals
for the care of the sick and injured,
consumptive and tho insane."
Governor Tener has signed tho
public utilities bill establishing a new
system of control over public service
corporations in Pennsylvania.
It was expected that tho seven
commissioners authorized by the act
would bo named as soon as tho bill
was signed, but in the press of dis
posing of the numerous bills which
must bo signed or vetoed beforo mid
night on Monday, Gov. Toner defer
red the appointments.
As the law takes effect at onco,
thero will be no lengthy delay in
naming tho seven men. It is gener
ally accepted here that tho members
of the State Railroad Commission,
Messrs. Ewing, Brecht and Penny
packer will bo appointed to the new
commission. .. ,.,,..,.,
SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION.
Wayne County Sabbath School As
sociation will hold a convention at
Orson September 10 and 17. Let
all earnest Sabbath school workers
plan to attend that meeting and not
only get help but give Inspiration
by their presence and suggestions.
County officers will be glad to give
any information desired. They are
President, Dr. Otto Appley, Da
Vice-President, Dr. A. J. Simons,
Secretary, Mrs. C. H. Valentine,
Treasurer, N. J. Emery, Ariel.
Elementary Supt., Miss Mary E.
O. A. B. C. Supt., Mr. L. A. Par
Home Department Supt., Mrs. R.
A. neichert, Hollisterville.
Missionary Dept., E. W. Hull,
Temperance Dept., E. W. Ammer
Teacher Training Classes, Rev.
Stephen Treat, Lakevllle.
Wayno county Is divided into five
districts which are fully officered.
Within the past year a new depart
ment has been organized, called Sec
ondary, and what was formerly call
ed Cradle Roll department is now
called Elementary Division.
Honesdale District is officered as
President, Joshua A. Brown, of
Vico-President, E. R. Bodie,
Alternate President, L. S. Par
. Secretary, n. w Wnii nrnnmot
Treasurer, Miss Ella ' Sharpsteen,
Supt. of Departments:
Elementary Division, Miss Susan
Brown, R. D. No. 2, Honesdalo.
Secondary Division, Miss Florence
Boyce, Carley Brook.
0reanlzed A. B. C, W. J. Ward,
. Homo Dept., Mrs. Thos. Bellamy,
Missions, Andrew Thompson,
Temperance, Mrs. W. J. Barnes.
Teacher Training, Dr. W. H. Swift,
Sterling district is officered as fol
lows: President, G. I. Gilpin, Sterling.
Vice-President. K. ri nnnniim k
Secretary, j. E. Julntir, ATiel.
Treasurer, J. Neville, Hollisterville.
Supt. of Departments:
Elementary Division, Mrs. Perry
Gilpin, South Sterling.
Secondary Division, O. P. Sharp,
O. A. B. C F. J. Robacker, New
foundland. Home Department, Frank Robin
son, Angels, R. F .D.
Missions, Rev. O. G. Russol, Ham
lin. Temperance, Flora Goodrich, Ham
lin. Teacher Training, Rev. J. Tuttle,
Damacus District Is officered as
President, Dr. Otto Appley.
Vice-President, W. J. Loy.
Secretary, Sadio Welsh.
Assistant Secretary, Frances Tyler.
Treasurer, Mrs. W. D. Skinner.
Elementary Division, Mrs. Chas.
Schlumbohm, Tyler Hill.
Secondary Division, Mrs. O. Ap
pley. O. A. B. C, Fred Seipp.
Missions, Mrs. F. Calkins.
Temperance, C. Allen.
Teacher Training, Florence
Delegate to Stato convention, Rev.
Orson district is officered as fol
lows: President, J. W. Gould, Lakowood.
Vice-President, A. L. Dix, Han
cock, N. Y.
Secretary, Ethel Woodmansee,
Treasurer, E. W. Hine, Orson.
Elementary Division, Miss Lila Hine,
Secondary Division, Mrs. Percy
O. A. B. C, Earl Kingsbury, Han
cock, N. Y.
Home Dept., Mrs. Clinton Cole,
Missions, Mrs. Chas. Dumond, Star
light. Temperance, C. E. Marks, Shehaw
kin. Teacher Training, Rev. W. T.
Schenck, Lake Como.
Hawley district is officered as fol
lows: President, E. W. Ammermail, of
SVice-Presldent, Rev. Geo. W.
Kopp, South Canaan.
Secretary, Miss Millie Tuthlll, of
Treasurer, Friend W. Williams,
Elementary Division, Miss- Elsie
Secondary Division. Mrs. Ktsnlipn
Slicker, South Canaan.
Missions, Mrs. H. B. Frisble, Grav
ity. Teacher Trainine Rev. St
The strong Wyoming base ball
team will play here on Saturday af
ternoon. All turn out.
This very hot weather
fewer but it makes a
almost necessary to sustain life. To make up
for a drowsier demand
a hustling interest in those you can hardly get:
MONDAY, AUG. 4
Columbian or Snow White Flour, $1.45 sack.
Good Quality Blend Coffee, 25c value, 22c pound.
Oak Leaf Soap, 7 bars for 25c.
Macaroni or Spaghetti, 10c value, 7c package.
Mother's Corn Flakes, 10c value, 2 packages for 15c.
Mustard Sardines, 12c value, 10c can.
Mixed or Uncolored Japan Tea, 50c val., 41c lb.
Heinz's Bakad Beans, 15c value, 13c can.
Full Cream CBeese, special, 18c pound.
Other Departments-Main Floor
Ladies' Stylisi Trimmed Hats, $3.50 value, $1.75 each.
Yard-Wide Mssaline Silk, all colors, special, 89c yard.
Fancy Tissues, elegant patterns, 25c value, 20c yard.
Yard-Wide Efcglish Percale, all colors, 11c yard.
36 in. White (mbric, 10c value, 8c yard.
Children's frarasols, 50c value, 35c each.
Clean-up Lot Gents' Negligee
special, ao each.
Gent's Handttiirchiefs, 10c value, 5 for 25c,
Final Sale fascy Lawns, extra-value, gc yard.
Niagara Mail Long Gloves, $1.00 and $1.25 val., 89c pr;
White Corduroy, the leader of the season, 29c value, 22c yd.
Ladies' Cobwb Lisle Hose, Black, Tan and White, 22c pr.
Extra Size BlMched Turkish Towels, 25c value, 21c each.
' Second Floor Specials
Children's Rompers, 50c value, 43c each.
Ladies' Striped Silk Shirts, $2.98 value, $1.98 each.
Middys, all sizes, assorted styles, $1.00 val., 8gc each,
Ladies' Low Neck Waists, great value, 89c each.
Children's White Middy Suits, $3.00 value, $1.08 each.
Window Shades, with fringe, special, 33c each.
Union Ingrain Stair Carpet, 35c value, 2gc yard.
3x6 feet Crex Rugs, $1,50 value, $1.19 each.
Katz Bros. Inc.
NOTICE-Monday Specials are sold for Cash.
LAKEVILLE NEWS NOTES.
Conrad Rclnoko Loses Flngei lm
Mowing Machine CliornI Society
Lakevllle, July 30. The L. A. :S.
of this place will meet with Mrs. J..
N. Stephens Thursday tho 31st.
Mrs. Sarah Kimble, also C. A..
Masters of Gravity, passed Sunday
last with her daughter, Mrs. Chas,
Locklln and family of this place.
Mrs. C. E. McCano Is confined to
her bed with illness.
Mrs. J. N. Stephens recently made
a business trip to Scranton.
Richard Sheeley left last Monday
for Stroudsburg where he has a posi
tion. Mrs. William Munch and little son
of Brooklyn aro spending a month
at Lake James, near here.
Conrad Reineko met with a very
painful accident on Saturday last
when two fingers of the" left hand
were caught in tho cogs of his mow
ing machine. One was completely
severed from tho hand at tho first
joint while the second is in such a
condition it may bo necessary to am
putate It. Dr. Lobb, of Hawley, is
caring for the Injured members.
The Lakevllle Choral society was
xj eiii.vA wu cuncouuj u v oiling ui i
last week. Miss Frances Kellam of'l
Paupack, was vocal instructor. H.
R. Locklln, president, C. B. Treat,,
treasurer, Miss Careau Locklln, sec
retary. The next meeting will be
held at the parsonago Wednesday,
Aug. 6th. Those wishing to join the
class will please apply.
Mrs. Matilda Bishop Is spending
this week with her children at Hones
dale. "Mountain View House" has 60
guests this week.
'Paul Johanlng is Indisposed at
Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Daniels, Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. A. Daniels and Ar
thur Ammerman attended a circus at
Honesdalo Monday of this week.
Evert Frisble of Wllsonvllle, was
the guest of his parents, Charles
Frisble and wife, Sunday last.
Marie and Gladys Daniels enter
tained as their guests last week,
their cousins, Misses Hilts from New
ark, N. J. They are spending tho
summer at Arlington, Pa.
The Rebekahs of this place are
preparing for their annual fair Au
The 20th reunion of the descend
ants of Merritt and Catherine Bel
cher Hine will be held in Halson G.
Palmer's Grove, at Orson, Saturday,
Aug. 9th. All relatives and friends
are cordially invited to attend.
There will be a refreshment booth;
on tho grounds. A program is being
prepared. Come and help make this
reunion one of the best.
really makes one's wants
need for cooler wearables.
for many things we arouse
Shirts, with and without collars,.