The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, August 19, 1913, Image 1

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71st YEAR-NO. 67
Sketch of His Life Wns n Mining
and Civil Engineer of Considerable
Xote Possessed Kmc Mental
Faculties Was n Free nnd Ac
cented Mason for Fifty Years.
l Hon. Cornelius C. Jadwin passed
away at his home on Church street
early Sunday morning at 1 o'clock of
heart failure after a few months' ill
ness. Ho did not take to his bed only
la few days before his demise. In his
death Honesdale loses one of Its most
prominent citizens and merchants.
Cornelius C. Jadwin, was un
doubtedly the oldest business man in
Honesdale. havlnc nassed his flftv-
firs't year in business on Wednesday,
Slay S, 1913. C. C. Jadwin, in con
nection with "his brother, O. H. Jad
win, purchased the pharmacy of Pur
don & Seely on May S, 18G2. The
year following Mr. Jadwin bought
out his brother s Interest and has
since that time been the sole proprie
tor. The pharmacy was lirst organ-
Iized in tho year 1S47 by Drs. N. F.
Marsh and W. W Sanger, the latter
afterwards becoming greatly distin
guished as a medical author. In
llSoO Marsh & Sanger sold the busi-
Iness to Mr. Anderson. The follow
ing year N. F. Marsh bought out An-
Iderson and in 1S53 again sold out to
v. ., I'uruon and Dr. Consider King.
In 1831 Purdon nurchased Kinc's
lintferestand remained sole owner un-
Itil 18oS when he relinquished? a one
half interest to George D. Seely. The
drm of Purdon and Seely-continued
until 18G2 when it was purchased by
U. C. Jadwin and O. H. Jadwin.
Mr. Jadwin enjoyed a most lucra
tive business in Honesdale and as a
justness man has been successful in
that line, gradually building up his
justness to its present standard.
F. M. Spencer has been in the cm-
ploy of Mr. Jadwin for over thirty-
tour years. The pharmacy has been
li most successful school for his as
sistants and during, his business ca
reer Mr. Jadwin lids seen men ad
vance high in the business world af-
ter having received their1 business
raining with him.
Cornelius C. Jadwin is a descend
ant of John Jadwin, a Quaker, who
came to America in the year 1G52
Ivith his brothers, Robert and Jere-
Iniah. The brothers settled in Vir
ginia and John settled in Maryland.
Irhe line of descent from John to
the subject of our sketch is as fol
lows: First, John, the emigrant;
l;econd, Robert; third, Robert;
lourth, Robert; fifth, John; sixth,
tlenr Broome Jadwin; seventh,
Cornelius Comegys Jadwin. Tho first
our generations were Quakers and
'lanters. Henry B. was the first
Ihat chose a different occupation,
lo left his native- state and located
In Wayne county, Pa., in 1830. He
narried in 1832 Alice Griswold
'lunib, of that place, a daughter of
ISzra and Hannah Plumb, from
Atchfleld, Conn. Mr. Henry B.
Jadwin moved to Carbondalo where
lie passed the remainder of his life,
Jying in 1S7G at the age of 73.
Cornelius C. Jadwin was born
March 27, 1835, in Carbondale, Lu
lerne county,, (now Lackawanna
lounty) Pa. Ho attended the public
Ichools of the place until ho was
twelve years of age, when his father
look him from school to assist him
it his trade. He worked with his
rather until he was eighteen years of
ige. (During these six years of labor
lie spent hjs spare moments in close
itudy, overcoming obstacles which
Ivould have crushed a boy of less
liatural ability and force of charac
ter. At the age of nineteen he was
nested a teacher in the Carbondale
Ichools. Ho was the two hundred
Lnd eighty-seventh teacher examined
In the whole of Luzerne county by
the first county superintendent under
I he new public school law, an,d ob
eined tho seventh first-class certifi
ate Issued by him. He taught school
our years, during which he and his
irothers, Orlando H, and Henry B.,
mrchased a book store in Carbon
tale, and added a drug department,
vhlch business was conducted un
ter the name and supervision of Or
lando H. Jadwin, who was an educat
ed pharmacist. Here Cornelius took
Ms first lessons in theoretical and
bractical pharmacy. At the ago of
twenty-three ho left tho avocation of
Ieaching and having sold his Interest
a the drug and book store to his
rother, Orlando H ho entered tho
Imploy of tho Delaware & Hudson
l.'anal Co. as a civil engineer, first
tarrying tho axe and chain. At the
Ind of three months he was promot
ed to tho head of a party, and re
named in the employ of the company
engineer with Edward Jones & Co.,
at Olyphant, Pa. During this time
he purchased a half interest in a
contract for furnishing coal to the
Delaware & Hudson Canal Co. A
general and long continued strike
among the miners took place and
fearing that his venture would not
terminate profitably, he .sold his in-
I and took charge of his brother's, O.
I H. Jadwin's drug store.
On May S, 1SG2, he and O. H. Jad
win bought the drug business of Pur
don & Se61y, at Honesdale, Pa., and
commenced business under the firm
name of Jadwin & Bro. This store
was under the sole supervision of C.
C. Jadwin, and continued as a part
nership business until 'November,
18G3, when C. C. Jadwin purchased
his brother's interest and became
sole proprietor. In 18G9 Mr. Jadwin
the corner of Eighth and Main
streets, known as the Masonic Hall
In politics Mr. Jadwin was a con
sistent Republican, and since 18G5
he was very active and influential
in the management of the affairs of
the party in Wayne county, having
acted for several years as chairman
of the Republican County Commit
tee, and having been delegate to the
county conventions, and also Repre
sentative or Senatorial delegate to
state conventions.
Since 1872 lib was a member of
the local Board of Education nearly
the whole time, and for several
years was President of that body. In
1880 he was elected a delegate to the
national convention of the Republi
can party at Chicago and the same
fall was elected to represent the dis
trict composed of Bradford, Susque
hanna, Wayne and Wyoming coun
ties in the forty-seventh Congress.
In Wayne county he ran eight hun
dred and twenty-eight votes ahead of
Garfield for President, receiving
eighteen thousand two hundred and
twonty-threo votes In the district
against thirteen thousand six hun
dred and two for Robert A. Packer,
Democrat; nine hundred and sixty
six for J. Burrows, Greenback candi
date, and two hundred and sixteen
for L. Smith, Prohibitionist.
He made a consistent and hon
orable record in Congress, familiar
izing himself promptly and thor
oughly with the processes of legis
lation, zealously guarding the inter
ests of the constitution, writing and
replying to about seven thousand
letters during his term.
He was a member of the commit
tee on the revision of the laws and
on war claims.
In 1SS2, by virtue of the tradition
ary custom of his party, a renomina
tlon to Congress was due to Mr.
Jadwin, but through the machina
tions and devices of ambitious mem
bers of the party, who lulled his
suspicions by assurances of fidelity
and the certainty of his denomina
tion, he was defeated and Colonel
Edward Overton, of Bradford coun
ty, was nominated. Mr. Jadwin's
Wayne county friends bolted this
nomination and reconvened their
county convention, but put .him in
nomination as an Independent can
didate. The result was that Mr. Jadwin
received 9101 votes, Colonel Over
ton 5G75, and George A. Post, of
Susquehanna county, the Democratic
candidate, 11,555 votes and was
elected. Jadwin received more votes
than Overton in Bradford county
(his home county) and four times as
many as he did in Wyoming county.
Overton only had one hundred and
twenty votes In Wayne county where
Jadwin ran one thousand one hun
dred and two ahead of his ticket.
This was considered by all his
friends a sufficient vindication of his
record and a well deserved rebuke
to tho unfair methods by which he
had been deprived of the nomination.
In 18G7 Mr. Jadwin originated the
scheme and raised tho subscription
for the publication of tho Honesdale
Citizen and was chosen as one of
the five managers of the paper, and
remained in charge until it was
passed over to Wilson & Penniman.
Mr. Jadwin is survived by two
children, namely, Miss Grace A.
Jadwin, at home, and Major Edcar
Jadwin, of Washington, D. C; also
uy one brother, Charles Jadwin, of
The deceased was affiliated with
the Honesdale Lodge No. 218, Free
and Accepted Masons, for fifty
years, Having joined that fraternal
organization June 30, 18G3.
Tho funeral will be held this
Tuesday . afternoon In the Presby
terian church at 2:30 o'clock, Rev,
Dr. W. H. Swift officiating.
Death of Mrs. James Monaghan
Mrs. James Monaghan died at the
Allentown hospital at G:15 Monday
morning, where she had been the
past month. The deceased was born
In Ireland 38 years ago and for
some time lived in Honesdale. Her
maiden name was Alice Hall and she
was married to James Monaghan
January 3, 1900. Besides her hus
band ono child, Bessie, survives, two
children having died, one, a daugh
ter, Clare, about four weeks ago.
Tho deceased is also survived by one
sister and a brother, Mrs. Michael
Cory, of New York City, and Andrew
Hall, of Ireland. Mr. Monaghan left
for Allentown on Monday and will
accompany the remains of his wife
to Honesdale. No arrangements
have been made regarding the fun
East St. Louis, 111. Two men were
recently arrested hero while they
wero strolling along the main thor
oughfare and wearing shirts hanging
loose, a la Bulgarian blouse.
When asked for an explanation,
the men said: "Women ar.o wearing
suspenders nowadays. Guess we
can wear Bulgarian blouses It we
Three Barns . Struck nnd Consumed
By Flic Along With Contents
Lnrge Stock Farm nt Ariel Burns.
A terrific rain and electric storm
swept over this part of the state
Sunday afternoon and the damage
to property was considerable. In
this part of Wayne county the
storm passed over without doing
any considerable damage but west
and south of here the storm passed
over with greater fury.
On the Connie Higgins farm In
Clinton township, which is located
near Elk Lake the lightning did
much damage. The house which is
occupied by a Polish family was
struck and all the buildings' on the
place burned, along with the stock
and farm implements. The bolt
struck about four o'clock Sunday
afternoon. The damage has not been
During the electric storm of Sun
day afternoon Oliver C. Skelton's
barn located in Sterling township,
was struck and burned to the ground
together with its contents. There
was 15 tons of hay, 250 bushels of
oats, farming implements and wa
gons in the barn. Two horses were
taken out of the burning building
and the third horse escaped with its
mane burned off. One horse was
burned. Some Insurance was car
ried in the Farmers' Mutual Fire In
surance Company of Wayne.
Hani Struck nt Lake Ariel.
Lightning struck the barn of
John Simpson, of the firm of Cle
land & Simpson, of Scranton, on his
stock farm near Lake Ariel during
a severe storm at 5:30 Sunday after
noon. There were seventeen head of
Ayrshire cattle in tho barn at the
time, but farmers living nearby suc
ceeded in getting them out safely.
Farming machinery and .about
eighty-five tons of hay went up In
the flames. The barn was a four
story structure, one of the largest in
that entire section, and the loss is a
heavy one.
Tho people of Prompton and the
surrounding territory turned out
Friday night to celebrate the open
ing of their now Industry. The
Prompton base ball club conducted
a dance in the building which will
soon be occupied by the Lozier cut
glass factory and about two hundred
couples enjoyed the dancing. Music
was furnished by Heumann's orches
tra of Honesdale. It was the larg
est crowd that ever attended a like
function in Prompton.
Charles Lozier, the proprietor of
the new cut glass concern, expects
everything to be In readiness td com
mence work on September 1. The
building is completed and nearly
equipped and orders are rushing In.
Tho Prompton base ball club
realized about $30 from the sale of
dance tickets and the money will be
used for equipping a first-class ball
team for that town.
Clnrciii'o Sluiffer Attempts to Force
Horse to bwiin Delaware and
Roth Go Down.
Clarence Shaffer, aged about 40
years, and the horse that he forced
into the Delaware river at Narrows
burg, wero drowned near that village
about ten o'clock Sunday morning.
rne place where both horse and
rider went down is near the bank
below the Narrowsburg station of
the Erie and the water was only
eight feet deep.
A young man and woman were in
a boat near the spot but were unable
to give any assistance.
Shaffer was employed by Michael
Clark of Narrowsburg in the canac-
of driver. Only a halter was used
used to guide the horse and with
this arrangement Shaffer forced the
animal into the water. Shaffer
could not swim. He is a married
man but has no children.
R. M. Stocker, master appointed
by the court to hear the evidence in
tho divorce case of Arthur Fass
hauer, libellant, against Mary E.
Fasshauer, respondent, made a re
port to court Monday in which ho re
commended against the granting of
a divorce to the libellant and also
that the proceedings be dismissed.
This was a contested case and tho
respondent opposed a divorce. At
torney C. A. Garratt represented tho
libellant and Searle & Salmon tho
respondent in the case when it went
before tho master.
Ilutler and Igo, of Honesdale, Were
Too Much for tho Pioneer City
Hoys Lively Gnnio on n Decided
ly Hot day.
St. John's Cadets went to Car
bondale Sunday and played a game
of ball with the Central City Indians
of that place. They defeated tho
latter by a score of -8 to 4.
Tho Indians were no match for the
Cadets, and "bit tho dust" after a
severe struggle.
Butler and Igo was the battery for
Honesdale, and 20 of the Indians
were struck out owing to their ef
fective work.
Seven men were put out under tho
work of Kelly and McQraw, the In
dlan twlrlers of the Pioneer City.
Taken all around, Honesdale boys
generally can produce the goods
when It comes to base ball.
iRabblts are plentiful In Wayne
ATES IN 1801.
Coummiulcd Troops That Were Ston
ed by RutUniis in the City of Bal
timore Military Funeral Given
-Man Who Coined the Phrase,
" Jones, He Pays the Freight."
Blnghamton, N. Y., Aug. IS.
Mayor John Irving issued a procla
mation last Wednesday evening hon
oring the memory of the picturesque
figure of Civil war days, -Gen. Ed
ward F. Jones, who died there the
following day. Flags on all public
buildings wore ordered to be plac
ed at half staff.
A private funeral was held at 11
o'clock Saturday morning, followed
by a Scottish Rite ritualistic burial
service. Tho body was carried to the
State Armory where It reposed in
state until 4 o'clock, where there
was a military funeral under the di
rection of Gen. Charles Hitchcock,
commander of the First Regiment,
National' Guard. The coffin was
carried on a caisson with a mounted
escort of Battery C, first field ar
tillery. The regimental band and
an infantry escort of Company H,
First Regiment, led the procession.
Spanish war and G. A. R. veter
ans also marched. The coffin was
sent to Boston where another fun
oral was held. The body was cre
mated there and the ashes buried in
Mount Auburn Cemetery.
The scales factory, founded by
Gen. Jones, to advertise which he
originated- tho famous phrase,
"Jones, he pays the freight," has
been closed since the General was
stricken with cerebral hemorrhage
a week ago.
Edward F. Jones was born in
Utica July 3, 182S. At the ago of
1G he went to Boston and secured
a position in a wholesale dry goods
store. Here was begun the founda
tion of a career which included a
fortune seeking tour of Barbados
and Trinidad, long service in the
Civil war and the establishment of
the Jones Scale Works at Bingham
ton, N. Y. Through his business re
lations he became known all over the
world as " Jones of Blnghamton
He Pays the Freight," being author
of the phrase "He Pays the Freight,"
which has since become a current ex
pression. Gen. Jones first entered the ser
vice -as a private nnd later an officer
M thePrescot Guards, named .after
TJol. Prescott, the hero of Bunker
Hill. He was subsequently elected
Major and afterward Colonel of the
famous Sixth Massachusetts Regi
ment, which, under his command,
was the first regiment in the coun
try to respond to the call of Presi
dent Lincoln for 75,000 men. These
men passed through' New York and
Pennsylvania in advance of the New
York and Pennsylvania troops, were
attacked by a mob in Baltimore, ar
rived In Washington on the eve of
April 19, 18G1, where they were met
at the station of President Lincoln,
who, taking Col. Jones by the hand,
" If you had not arrived to-night
we should have been In the hands
of the rebels before morning."
Capital's Fnto in Balance.
Col. Jones has been sometimes
criticised for not avenging the death
of his comrades and fighting it out
with the mob on the streets of Bal
timore. On this subject Gen. Jones
in a recent interview said:
" The most Important and mo
mentous epoch In my life was when",
after the attack by the mob In Bal
timore, oltlcers and men gathered
around me and begged that they
might avenge the death of their
comrades. But the line between de
sire and duty was sharply drawn
when a telegram arrived from Gen.
Scott which said, 'Let nothing delay
you.' By my sido stood William
Prescott Smith, superintendent of
tho Baltimore and Ohio Railroad,
who appealed, 'For God's sake, Col
onel, give orders to move or it will
be too late; tho track is even now
being torn up!' The surging cfrnvd
of maniacs yelled defiance. Every
impulse bade mo accept the challenge
but I remembered that obedience to
orders was a soldier's first duty."
Although not realized at tho mo
ment, the fate of tho nation hung in
the balance. The capital was In im
minent peril and the situation was
fully realized by tho President and
his Cabinet as well as Gen. Scott.
This is the only Instance In tho his
tory of the United States where the
President and a portion of his uabi
net left their official domiciles to ex
tend a welcome. It is generally con
ceded that the non-arrival of the
Sixth Regiment that night would
have resulted in ' tho occupancy of
Washington by the Confederates.
Col. Jones afterward recruited the.
Twenty-sixth Massachusetts Regi
ment, which was attached to Gen.
Butler's division, organized for tho
purpose of capturing New Orleans.
Came to Blnghnniton In 1805.
On May 7, 1863, ho married Susan
Anne Brown of Boston, his first wife
having died.
He was a member of the House of
Representatives of the State of Mass
achusetts for the session or 18G5
In October, 18G5, he moved to Blng
hamton. New York, where he estab
llshed tho Jones Scale Works. In
1885 ho was elected Lieutenant-Gov
ernor on the Democratic ticket with
David B. Hill and in 1888 was re
For the past six years his eyesight
rapidly failed, but still he remained
the guiding spirit in his vast business
He was a member of the Order of
American Revolution, the Loyal Le
gion, the ArmJ- and Navy Club of
Washington, the Ancient and Honor
able Artillery Company of Boston
and several other social, fraternal
and charitable organizations.
At a meeting of members of the
Washington party held last Thurs
day evening In. the court house tho
following recommendations were
made as candidates for the coming i
primary election:
Inspector of election, William
Haggerty; judge of election, R. J.
Miller; committeeman, G. P. Ross;
town council, G. W. Penwarden,
Martin Caufleld, S. T. Ham and R.
J. Murray; school board, A. M.
Leine, J. A. Brown; auditors, Wil
liam Commisky, Leon Ross; tax col
lector, Herman Schuerholz; jury
commissioner, L. S. Partridge.
Since the above meeting, R. J.
Murray, Democratic, has declined the
At the hearing Instituted Thurs
day to "determine the competency of
Mrs. Mary Gray, of Honesdale, to
manage an estate valued at $50,000,
it was alleged that the woman had
been leading a pretty gay life in the
Wayne county seat.
Among those who offered testi
mony wero J. E. Richmond, who has
been a resident of Honesdale for over
fifty years; Miss Cora Sears and Mrs.
rthur Bishop. The proceedings to
determine the competency of Mrs.
Gray were Instituted by her nephew,
Robert Gray. Tribune-Republican.
They Were in Better Form, How
ever, Hut Are Still Lacking in
Essentials Walker Played Su
perb on Second.
Honesdale took just one ballon as
cension in the second Inning on Sat
urday against the "Crescents," which
enabled tho boys from Scranton to
Tho locals showed remarkably
better form than they did last Satur
day in all but this one inning, in fact
they played brilliant ball at times,
but not having quite gotten over the
stage fright of last Saturday, threw
the game away in one or two bad in
nings. Loll pitched excellent ball,
when he got them over, but lost his
own game through wild throws, hit
batsmen arid one fumble.
Faatz and Brader each batted .500
and increased their batting averages
so that Faatz is now running Tarkett
a close second, as Tarkett did not
get any hits. The Crescents began
the scoring in the second, making
six runs. Seville singled, Howell at
tempted to sacrifice and Loll fum
bled, both runners being safe. Fah
erty bunted and Loll threw to the
bleachers, Howell scoring. Rush was
safe on players' choice, Seville scor
ed, Loll hit Jordan and Chessler was
safe when Rush was caught, at the
plate. Jones singled and Jordan
scored, reached second on Walker's
error and camo home when Farrell
sent a hot one threw -Brader. Sandy
caught Farrell at second and ended
the agony. In the third Howell was
safe on Loll's wild throw, stole sec
ond and came all the way home when
Loll fumbled Faherty's slow one, al
though Loll finally got hhs man at
In the sixth they scored two runs
on a single by Rush, Weaver's bad
mlsjudgment of a fly which went
for two bases, and Brader's error.
In the ninth they gathered their
last when Loll hit Jordan, Mangan
erred and Jones and Egan each sac
rificed. Final score 10 to 5.
As we said before, tho boys played
a good game when compared with
the last Hawley game and after next
Saturday's double bill with Forest
City will no doubt be back In their
usual stride, and give Hawley a bat
tle on the Saturday following.
We don't think the fans should be
discouraged because wo have lost'
two In a row by large scores, as that
Is one of the great truths of base
ball; the best of teams will slump,
and a little boosting instead of
knocking won't hurt anyone and will
do the team more good than any
thlng,.else. CRESCEXTS.
R. H. O. A. E.
Jones, 3b . . 1 1 0 1 1
Egan, 2b. ..r 0 2 2 4 1
Farrell, ss 0 0 2 3 0
Seville, rf 1 1 1 0 0
Howell, cf 2 0 1 1 1
Faherty, If 1 0 2 0 0
Rush, lb 1 1 10 0 0
Jordan, c 3 0 9 0 1
Chessler, p 1 0 0 4 0
10 5 27 13 4
R. H. O. A. E.
Brader, ss..: 1 1 2 0 2
Lily, lb 1 0 11 2 0
Mangan, 3b 1 1 0 2 1
Sandy, c 0 0 8 4 0
Tarkett, cf 0 0 2 0 0
Walker. 2b 0 1 3 5 1
Weaver, If 1 1 0 0 1
Faatz, rf 1 2 0 D 0
Loll, p 0 0 1 2 3
5 G 27 15 8
Scoro by Innings
Crescents ,0 6100200 1 10
Honesdale .0 0410000 0 5
Bases on balls Chessler 1., Hit by
pltcher-Loll 3, Struck out By
Loll 7; by Chessler 7 Double plays
Brader, Walker and Lily. Left on
bases Honesdale 4; Crescents 2.
Judge Little of Montrose, Sitting nt
Specinl Term of Argument Court
Hero Monday.
Monday morning argument was
held with Judge Searle presiding.
Judge R. W. Little of Montrose camo
'here on the morning train to
preside at the argument of law con
cerning he Waymart Cemetery com
pany. Judge Searle disposed of sev
eral matters before the cemetery
case was taken up.
The case of Kahn Brothers vs.
Charles McArdle was argued by At
torney Hanlaii for the plaintiff and
P. H. Iloff for the defendant. A
rule -on the motion of the plaintiff
for judgment for want of a sufficient
affidavit of defence was discharged.
The defendant, however, to file a
sufficient nflldavlt of defence on or
before second Monday of September.
The suit is one in assumpsit for the
recovery of $112 for goods sold to
the defendant.
Judge Little then took up the mat
ter of the Waymart Cemetery Com
pany. The plaintiffs are the Com
monwealth of Pennsylvania rela
tione, Messrs. Gray, Ames and Ben
nett, represented by Attorney Hom
er Greene and the defendants are H.
T. Hudson, Chas. Keene and Lizzie
M. Betz, who are represented by At
torneys Searle & Salmon.
Tho Waymart Cemetery company
wns chartered as a corporation in
1875 for the maintenance of a pri
vate cemetery. The capital stock
was $500 divided into twenty shares
at $25 each and section 7 of the
charter provided that subscribers to
these shares of stock were to be re
paid as soon as possible from the
receipts from the sale of lots In the
cemetery and that after being paid
they were to continue as stockhold
ers In the company. Purchasers of
lots were also to become stockhold
ers in the company and enjoy the
rights of such.
All but' three of the original
stockholders have been paid off and
the point at issue Is to determine
whether or not the other three have
been paid. It is claimed that the
defendants were illegally elected ns
officers of the company, and also
that there has been bad manage
ment. The defense denies negligence of
management and that lot holders
may become stockholders or have
the privilege of such in the affairs
of the Cemetery company. '
Business Men's Association Issue
Private Paper.
The united merchants of Hones
dale mailed throughout Wayne coun
ty and distributed by hand in Hones
dale the past few days a paper of
their own. It is known as "Hones
dale Merchants News" and was
printed by Tho Citizen Publishing
company, of this place. Heavy weight
book paper was used. The sheet
consisted of ten pages.
The Merchants News was publish
ed with the view of trade extension.
It was circulated previous to the
Chautauqua week for the purpose of
announcing to the people living In
the Immediate vicinity of Honesdale
and rural districts special bargains
which would prevail in the mer
chants' respective stores during the
reproduction of higli,-class entei
talnment to be held here this week.
The pages were well filled with
advertisements and represented
Honesdalo's leading business houses.
Tho merchants are looking forward
to a busy week in their stores and
It is hoped that their efforts may be
crowned with success.
Tho lfn rnvpfl nhnve Ellonvllle are
visited by many summer boarders at
this season of tho year, notwmisiana-
Inff Mio liont Tlipro Rpfms tn ho a
fascination about it for women as
well as men. It Is a heavy climb up
a very steep portion of the mountain
for a considerable distance. The
place is well worth seeing after one
gets there and there is sumcient ice
to furnish tho wholo village of Ellen-
vlllo with a nlpntv. It Is so cold In
this Immense refrigerator that It Is
extremely dangerous ror people wuo
have become heated climbing tho
mountain to go into it without put
ting on a wrap or overcoat, unless
they sit down for half an hour or so
to cool off. Large pieces of Ice are
carried down tho mountain to prove
that thoy have been there.
While unloading hay at his farm
a few days ago, John Spinner, of
East Cherry Ridge, fell through the
rigging on which he was pitching
off hay, injuring himself Internally.
Mr. Spinner accidentally stepped In
the center of tho wagon, which was
minus a board. As a result he fell
through striking his chest on the
reach underneath. Dr. F. W. Powell
was called. Ho found no broken
bones, but claims that Mr. Spinner
received Internal Injuries, but that
ho will recover.
August Is unusual from an astron
omical standpoint in having two new
moons, the last of which partly hides
the sun and causes an eclipse, This
eclipse, tho first of three which will
occur at an Interval of some weeks
apart, will be visible only In a sec
tion of the Arctic zono of the earth.
August 31 this new moon will pass
over the dleo of tho sun; later, the
morning of September 14, when the
moon has reached a point in the
heavens opposite the sun, it will pass
into the earth's shadow and bo total
ly bidden, arid again September 30, It
ml be took a position as mining
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