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HENRY WILSON. E. II. IIARDENDEROII.
W. W. WOOD.
When the belt which drives the gov
crnor of nn engine slips, breaks or runs
off, the engine increases speed and mo
mentum, and, unless checked orstopped,
there is Biiro to be a SMASH. That is
exactly what happened in 1900 to our big
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL AND COM
MEHCIAL ENGINE; the Governor belt
which was made of COMMON SENSE
material, slipped, ran off, and the big
Engine gathered such speed and monien
turn that if the ENGINEER at Washing
ton had not put his hand on the throttle
and stopped the tremendous speed, there
would have been a terrible Smash. As
it was, lie applied the brakes so hard ami
so suddenly that the Inertia upset every
thing before coming to a standstill. It
was a good thing after all, for it gave
a chance to examine mutters at rest,
which could not be closely looked over
while in motion. The result was that alot
of poor material, bad connections, loose
joints and worn out bearings were dis
covered ; some things were out of plumb,
and others out of alignment. Now that
these things have been corrected ; weak
parts repaired, and everything in better
shape, the big Engine is again in motion
and will be running up to normal speed,
with everything in excellent condition
for a good long run, while a new Engineer
has been engaged to handle the throttle.
The old Engineer was very strenuous
and was just the right man, in the right
place, at the right time, and the new En
gineer is a big strong fellow, who has his
strength better distributed, a good share
of it in his head, and he can hmii.e
without showing ins teeth. Mer
chant, business man, lay in a good sup
ply of goods I The throb of the big Engine
will soon be heard in town, and you will
be making up for lost time ; the energy
you have been storing up during dull
times will be needed to keep up with the
There will be an elaborate procedure
in the case of the men chosen on the
electoral ticket on the 3d instant, this
congressional district being represented
by William J.McCabe. The Prothono
tariea of eacli "county will send the re
turns to the Secretary of the Common
wealth, who in turn delivers them to the
Governor. It is the duty of the latter
official to enumerate the vote of the
State, declare the result, notify the elec
tors of their election on or before the
last Wednesday in November, and com
municate the result to the Secretary of
State of the United States. The electors
meet in Harrisburg on the second Mon
day in January following their election,
and cast their votes for President and
Vice President of the United States. Cer
tificates of this vote are made in tripli
cate, one sent by messenger, selected by
the electors themselves, to the President
of the United States at Washington, a
a second is sent through the mails to the
same official, and the third is delivered
to the Judge of the district in which
they assemble. These returns are opened
in the presence of Congress on the sec
ond Wednesday in February and the re
sult declared by that body in a joint ses
sion held for that express purpose.
The Congressional Vote of the
The Congressional return judges of t'.ie
14th district met in Montrose on Tues
day, and computed the vote of the sev
eral counties, with the following result:
Bradford : Plurality.
Pratt, 5770 ,r83
Pratt, 4544 1381
Pratt, 2851 53
Pratt, 1&59 27
Charles C. Pratt's total plurality, 2,014
Moniiav last was the day for the pay
ment of the personal property tax by
counties without the imposition of the
ten per cent, penalty provided by law,
and over $300,000 of such revenue was
received at State Treasurer Shcatz's de
partment on that day. In addition the
Auditor General's department turned in
a considerable amount of money in
settlements of corporate taxes of vari
ous kinds. The State's fiscal year will
expire on the thirtieth of this month
but it will be impossible for the revenue
to touch the $20,000,000 mark of last
year. Auditor General Young has been
vigorously collecting taxes, but owing
to the business depression the receipts
have not been as largo as in 1907.,
A Pretty Ceremony.
On the 27th of October, Indianapo
lis, paid a splendid tribute to the mem
ory of Indiana's distinguished son,
soldier and statesman, General Benja
min Harrison, late president of the
United States, by the unveiling of a
striking bronze likeness of their former
fellow townsman. Vice President Chas,
W. Fairbanks, who is president of the
General Harrison Memorial Association
presented the monument to the people.
A parade participated id by the 10th
United States Infantry from Fort Ben'
jamin Harrison, one regiment of the In
diana National Guard and 700 Civil War
veterans, including many members of
the 7th Regiment, of which former Pres'i
dent Harrison was colonel, preceded the
The fact that President Harrison's first
wife, Miss Carrie L. Scott, was wooed
and won in Honesdale, and that his
second wife was a daughter of the late
Russel F. Lord, almost a life-long resi
dent here, gives to the proceedings con
nected with the unveiling special interest
to most Citizen readers.
While the exercises were'in progress
and the great silent throng looked on,
little Miss Elizabeth Harrison, our late
townsman's grandchild, left the side of
her mother in the reviewing stand oppo
site the monument, and made her way
past the seats of hundreds of her father's
army comrades uud up the steps until
she Mood before the draped figure of the
man whose last photograph was taken
with her in his arms. She reached out
anil tugged at a cord that hung loose
from the flags that formed the draping.
The flags, released, opened out and re
vealed the bronze figure. The little girl
then lifted an American flag from the
base of the monument, uncovering an
immense laurel wreath, sent by Presi
dent Roosevelt. Carrying this, she re
turned us she had come, to present it to
The family party included Mrs. Har
rison and daughter, and Colonel Russell
B. Harrison ; the three members of
General Harrison's cabinet, General
John W. Noble, of St. Louis, John W.
Foster, of Washington, and Mrs. Foster
and W. II. II. Miller, of Indianapolis,
Mrs. J. E. Kuhn, of Fortress Monroe,
Va., and Harrison Scott Morris, of Min
neapolis, nephew of General Harrison.
Others present included the members of
the monument commission, Governor
J. Frank Hanly and wife and Mayor
Charles A. Bookwalter and wife. Jas.
Whitcomb Riley read a poem that he
had written for t"ie event, "The tribute
of his home." General John W. Noble
paid a tribute to his former chief in an
eulogistic speech and was followed by
John L. Griffiths, United States consul
to Liverpool, in the closing address of
To prevent the mix-up over voters
mistaking the column of Presidential
electors for the "party square" in
which to vote a straight ticket, it is pro
posed to ask the next Legislature to
amend the ballot law so that in Presi
dential years the "party square" shall
be placed directly above the electoral
column of the corresponding party.
Pertinent Household Hints.
Beef Patties. Grind or chop fine some
scraps of cold beef, beat two eggs and
mix with the meat, add a little milk,
melted butter, salt and pepper, make
into rolls and fry.
Ham Patties. A fine breakfast dish.
One pint of chopped ham which has
been previously cooked ; mix with two
parts of bread in gem pans, break an
egg over each, sprinkle top thickly with
fine cracker crumbs and bake until
brown. If baked in ordinary baking
dish break two eggs over top. Prepare
same as for gem pans.
Cruller. One and one-half cups sugar,
one cup of milk, one-fourth cup butter,
one or two eggs (two are best) , a little
salt, two small teaspoonfulB baking
powder ; flavor with vanilla and fry in
lard. When done roll in powdered
Cookies and Cake. Three eggs, one
and one-fourth cups of lard, three
fourths cud butter, two cuns sno-ar. four
cups rolled oats, two cups raisins, four
ana one-nan cups nour, ten tablespoon
fula of sour milk, one-half teaspoon
ful soda, soda dissolved in the milk, one
half teaspoonful salt : use flour desired:
pat or roll and bake in quick oven.
Cream lard, butter and sugar before
adding other ingredients.
Herring Salad. To make the herring
salad, smoked herrings are soaked over
night in milk, and the next day the
skin and bones are removed and the
flsh is cut into small strips. The requi
site number of potatoes are then boiled
in their skins, and when fairly soft the
skins are taken are taken off and the
potatoes sliced. A little cold roast veal
is chopped, with a few gherkins, beet
root, sour apples, a root of celery, a
little minced ham and a few small
onions, and these, with capers, salt and
pepper are added to the salad in the
bowl. The dressing, or sauce, is then
Almond Paste for Icing Cakes. Mix
one pound of ground almonds with one
pound of castor sugar, the whites of
threo eggs whipped to a stiff froth, and
a little orange flower water or lemon
juice. While the cake is still hot, take
a thin layer off with a sharp knife, dust
it over with flour, and press the paste
over the cake. Afterwards decorate
with glace cherries or cover with royal
When making boiled custards, if
about half a teaspoonful of corn flour Is
added, the custard will not burn, how
ever hard it boila.
The flavor of sausages is very much
improved if, before they are fried, they
are put into enough cold water to cover
them and heated quickly to boiling
"What kind of a man would you like
for a husband?"
"Oh, either a bachelor or a widower.
I'm not particular which."
Farming Mastered While Tou Walt
Tho country life commission evi
dently thinks It has a great find In
a letter recently received by the presi
dent from a correspondent who has
"been a farm hand long enough" to
learn all about tho "Ifs" and "ands"
tho commission Is to Investigate. He
stayed on the Job, It seems, just long
enough to learn that the farmer and
all hands work fourteen to sixteen
hours a day, that live stock has wants
on Sundays as well as week days
which the farmer is inclined to re
spect, that bay hauled to the barn late
Saturday night Is unloaded on Sunday
Instead of waiting for Monday to
dawn, and so on.
If this star witness for the prosecu
tion had remained a farm hand awhile
longer he might have gained consider
able knowledge that docs not appear
In the letter which the commission has
sent broadcast for publication. For
Instance, he would bavo learned that
field workers do not toll fourteen to
sixteen hours a day the year round
nor even every week day of tho crop
season; that there is a business reason
for the long hours when kept and also
for doing certain odds and ends on
Sunday, a reason why hay should be
unloaded from the wagon to the hay
mow on Sunday instead of delaying
tho removal twenty-four hours; that
"business methods" do govern farm
work, and theso mutt be formulated
In the country, not In tho town. Much
moro he would havo learned, and this
chiefly that Dame Nature, not man,
bouses things on he form. With this
last less(l well "dragged" in, he
would havo known bettor than to
write such a letter, especially if ex
pecting over to face farming folk
Trade Schooling For the Mass.
Recently the efficiency of our public
school system has been savagely at
tacked, and It is a relief to turn from
destructive criticism to methods of im
provement. It has been charged that
the schools fall to equip the young for
life's problems and that tho majority
of pupils quit school ahead of time.
Tho obvious remedy Is to furnish train
ing which is practical and give pupils
an Incentlvo to stick out the course.
New York's stato superintendent of
instruction, Dr. Draper, has placed
himself on record as favoring the in
corporation of trade schools Into the
system of public education. This pol
icy is now supported by President
Goodwin of Packer institute, a pioneer
technical school. Dr. Goodwin holds
that it is the duty of the state to pre
pare children for gainful occupations
and that tho public school Is the proper
placo for it. He thinks that the pros
pect of trade training would keep the
pupils longer in school and that tho
mental work would be less Irksome if
combined with manual labor. Of
course study hours would have to bo
lengthened or some of the book work
Canada's Election and the Tariff.
There nppcars to be no protest
against Canada's present tariff policy
In the vote cast at the recent parlia
mentary elections. The Liberals re
turned to power will be likely to con
tlnuo the protective system they have
malntalncdjfor the past ten years. In
this respect they stand in their oppo
In spite of Canada's discrimination
favoring Great Britain as against the
United States In the matter of import
duties our exports to Canada have
been steadily growing. Great Britain's
exports to Canada have almost doubled
within ten years. This happy trade
experience with Canada under the
preferential system may lead the
mother country to adopt a discriminat
ing policy favoring all her colonies at
the expense of other nations. In this
case the United States is certain to be
Carnegie says, "It is time to forget
Washington and the Revolution." Ac
cording to English reckoning, maybe,
but every few years some episode like
the recent dedication of the Prison
Ship Martyrs' monument sets the
American clock back a peg, and it
never seems to catch up.
Among the first orders of tho new
czar of Bulgaria was one for seven
automatic pianos. Probably getting
In shape to dlo as the swan dies If the
worst should happen.
It took the great Noah Webster a
long tlmo to evolve that famous spell
ing book, so It's small wonder that lots
of busy pcoplo dlo without mastering
It was very kind of the European
powers to sit on tho Balkan "ltd" and
give the stRgc to American campaign
ers fighting "In the lasl ditch.''
After a llttlo practice insuring elec
tion bets Lloyd's may venture to un
derwrite nominations for office per
haps. Farmers must bo tnaklnc bar all tho
while the sun shines, and Old Sol never
even beard of the eight hour law.
Even yet those flying machine men
travel by train" when they want to gtt
Spain's Uplift by Defeat.
An American who recently passed
through Spain says that he found na
tives who thought that America got
worsted in 1808 and wero Inclined to
treat one of tho conquered foe with
chivalry. There may bo something in
the chivalry idea of it, but perhaps tho
true causo for graclousness toward
Americans lies In tho fact that the
war was tho beginning of prosperity
for the Spaniards at home. That coun
try has been least affected by the com
mercial depression felt throughout
well nigh the entire globe the past
year. Spain has natural resources,
too, and Is importing modern ma
chinery to develop them by modern
The Spaniards can borrow money on
the European markets, but the gen
eral wealth of the country Is Increas
ing so rapidly that domestic capital
Is available to finance railway and
mining enterprises. For ono thing, tho
war of 1808 relieved Spain of a heavy
money drain for the colonics, which In
her pride she would not abandon nnd
In her blindness she ruled at a loss.
Bereft by the sword of their prospects
of plunder In the colonics, the dons
havo put by tho trappings of fictitious
splendor and taken up tho tools of
business. So It Is the old story of
stern necessity giving progress a
Fatalities In Coal Mines.
An Important preliminary to the gov
ernment Investigation of coal mining
with a view to lessening accidents has
been completed In tho work recently
ended by tho foreign experts who
wero asked to apply their experience
In mining operations abroad to exist
ing conditions In America. The ex
perts urgo tho elimination of danger
ous explosives by government regula
tion, and this Is the main feature of
their programme for federal action.
Simultaneous firing of all explosives
while the men nro out of the mine is
The value of threo of tho recommen
dations of the experts rests almost en
tirely In the hands of owners and op
eratives. Theso relate to tho safe
guarding of all explosives while In
storage, in transit and In handling
under conditions of risk, thorough dis
cipline of all hands employed about
the mines and training schools for all
officials from superintendent down.
With proportionately four times as
many deaths from mining accidents as
any foreign country, it is evident that
we have something to learn in the way
of safety measures, however high the
skill displayed here In getting out the
The Army "Smart Set."
The army man's shooting affair re
cently up in court gives fresh am
munition to those who arc disposed
to cast discredit upon garrison life as
being detrimental to morals. Unfor
tunately this Is not the first instance
of the kind. A couple of years ago an
army divorce case led to unpleasant
revelations. All there is of it, the
army has Its "smart set," as should be
Army officers nnd "army women"
as the wives, sisters and daughters of
officers arc sometimes called are only
mortal. They come from the general
ranks of society. As a rule, they have
more leisure, more need to kill time
and more temptation to do It through
excitement than the average person
of tho same social stage. There Is
reason to believe that, while the dissi
pations of some few may be highly
disgraceful, the deportment of the ma
jority Is highly creditable under the
Profit Sharing Workmen.
In order to avoid tho closing of the
shop tho employees of a great ship
building firm In England recently ac
cepted an otter of partnership with
the proprietors. The company boldly
declared that strike troubles had be
come unendurable and the shops must
close unless strikes could be elimi
nated. Shares of a special stock will be sold
to employees to be paid for out of their
earnings. Interest will bo allowed on
tho shares whether the business pays
or not. After this special interest has
been paid and interest of 5 per cent
on tho capital has been deducted from
the earnings any remaining profit will
be divided between all tho sharehold
ers. Wages and hours are regulated
by the agreement, and workmen may
quit at will and sell their shares. It is
an Interesting experiment.
Wo may thank General Apathy's In
fluence at tho beginning of tho cam
paign for tho apathy of the campaign
poet throughout tho merry war.
Tho city fireman may run Into the
most danger, but tho country fireman
ttsually has the longest run coming
Everybody felt that, though rain was
long past due, It wouldn't do any good
to Jog the paymaster.
For the worst night riding menace
of all we may still look to the speed
mod "devil wagon."
The green hat query Is, "Where did
that bat get you?"
Nov. 11th. Mrs. Lavinio Pcthick re
turned Wednesday from Carbondale,
and this week is entertaining her cousin,
Mrs. Werry, of Meadville, Pn.
Mrs. Charles W. Sutton has returned
from visiting in Hancock nnd Carbon
dale. The chicken pie supper, at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Many, Wednesday
evening last, was a very pleasant affair,
and $13.50 was realized for church ex
penses. Mrs. Dilleiiiuth's cake afforded
much amusement, and was finally won
by Charles Webb, who guessed u chicken
feather was in it.
Miss Grace Winner, of Pleasant Mt.,
spent the week end with her sister, Mrs.
Herman Harmes, and will attend Insti
tute in Honesdale, this week.
Rev. J. B. Cody returned Saturday
from his vacation in Canada.
John II. Smith is driving a handsome
new milk wagon, painted in red and
Harry Smith met with an accident to
his wagon. The axle was broken and
the wheel camo off, so he had to get an
other wagon to finish his route.
Mrs. James Hensey, of Dyberry, is
gaining slowly from her recent accident,
being able to fit up. She was severely
bruised, but no bones were found to he
Mrs. Jane Sampson returned Tuesday
Mrs. Edward Hacker is making a slow
There was a room full of little friends
who helped ltuane Signor celebrate his
tenth birthday, on Saturday afternoon
last, from two-thirty to live o'clock.
Those present were Ella, Doris and
Mabel lllake, Helen Bennett, Bertha
and Clara Stephenson, Stella Dudley,
Marion and Florence Manning, Laura
Dodson, Frederick Hudson, Bickwell
Bennett, Marshall Ward, Clarion Hauscr,
Lynn Monington, Raymond Henderson,
Millard Cody and Duane Signor. Gaines
were played, after which refreshments
were served. Duane was well remem
bered by his little friends.
November 9th. Mr. and Mrs. L. N.
Bittner, of Audell, have returned from a
visit with relatives at Schenectady.
Mrs. John Bishop accompanied her
daughter, Mrs. Charles Rauschmier to
the latter's home at Honesdale last week,
where she will spend several days.
Irvin and Spencer Daniels passed
their autumn vacation in the Electric
City and Wiikes-Barre, returning by way
of Hawley and Wilsonville, stopping
over Monday night at the latter place
with their sister, Mrs. George Heickel
beck, and on Tuesday arriving at Lake
ville to attend election.
A baby hoy was recently horn to Mr.
and Mrs. Gansby at the "Cherry Ridge
Walter Pennell, who spent the sum-
mer at Waymart, returned to his home,
here, on Tuesday
Mrs. Georce Heickelbeck and Mrs.
Joseph S. Pennell, of Wilsonvillo, at
tended the chicken pie dinner given by
the Ladies' Aid in the P. O. S. of A.
hall, atLakeville, on election dav. The
net proceeds were $10.00.
The death of Bertha Hazen, which
occurred at her home at Peckville, of
scarlet fever, on Oct. 30th, cast a gloom
over her many friends. Bertha spent
several months of the past two years
witli D. A. Locklin's family, and being
an unusually amiable child was beloved
by all with whom she associated.
The Ladies' Aid met with Mrs. Chas.
Pennell on Tuesday, Oct. 29th. The fol
lowing new officers were elected : Pres
ident, Mrs. A. Goble ; Vice President,
Mrs. Charles Utt ; Secretary, Alma Kil
lam ; Treasurer, Mrs. Win." Seeger.
Clarence Pennell, of State College,
came home to cast his vote.
John Martin, of Tafton, has moved
his family into the Ganger farm house.
He and Louis Kaiser will work in the
lumber woods for L. Cohen.
On Tuesday, Oct. 27th, the infant girl
baby of Webster Rennet and wife, of Wil
sonville, died from a severe case of colic.
The funeral services were held on Thurs
day at 1 p. m., at the house, Rev. B. P.
Ripley having charge of the services. In
terment in the Paupack cemetery.
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The Ne Plus Ultra
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE
FOIl THE MIDDLE DISTIUCTOF
Bankrupt. No. I'm.
In tho matter of FETEH HETTINGER, In
To the creditors ot Peter Hcttlncer, In the
county of Wayne nnd district aforesaid, a
Notice Is hereby given that on the 10th day
of November. A. I). IMS, the said Peter Het
tlnecr. was duly adjudged a bankrupt; and
that the first nicotine of his creditors will be
held at tho oltlee of the referee In the borough
of Honesdale, Wayne county. Pennsylvania,
upon Monday, the 30th day of November. 1008.
at ten o'clock In the forenoon, at which time
the creditors may attend, prove their claims,
appoint a trustee, examine the bankrupt. and
transact such other business us may proper
ly come before such meeting.
WJI. II. I,KE.
Referee in Bankruptcy.
Honesdale. Nov. II, 1!W. 35
LYRIC THEATRE !
DENJ. H. DITFRI :H. - - LESSEE AND MANAGER
MONDAY EVENING SJfJW Ig
At Eight O'Clock NUV. 10
And a LECTURE on
"Trade Union Labels"
lly Mlt.C. .1. Mc.MOHKOW.
BUf" An Evening of Pleasure
03r and Education "j
"Chlldrcn under IB
years of ape must be
accompanied by pa
ROLL of .
Attention is called to the STRENGTH
The FINANCIER of Now York
City has published a ROLL OF
HONOR of the 11,470 State Hanks
and Trust Companies of United
States. In this list the WAYNE
COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
Stan's 38th in the United States.
Stands 10th in Pennsylvania.
Stands FIRST in Wayne County.
Capital, Surplus, $455,000.00
Total ASSETS, $2,733,000.00
Honesdale, Pa., May 20, 1908.
IN THE SHOW
G. P. SOMMER'S are
One will ho given to tho MOST
POPUI.AU SCHOOL TEACH
EU, either lady or gentleman. In
Wayne county, on CHUIST
MAS DAY. December 25,1008.
66y Every purchaser will he entitled to
ONE VOTE voraooS;!
chased in SOMMEU'S STOUE, com
nieiiciiiR Nov. 9th to Dec. IMth.
BALLOTS to bo deposited in scaled
box, and counted Christmas eve by a
conimitteo to bo appointed by County
Superintendent, J. J. Kcehler.
II. C. flAYLOHD,
Late of Clinton township, deceased,
Tho undersigned, an auditor appointed to
report distribution of said estate, will attend
to the duties of his appointment, on
FlUDAY. DKCKMBKH 4th. 1908.
at 10 o'clock, a. m.,nt hlsoltiee In the borough
ot Honesdale, at. which tlmo and place all
.In In a nt. ii I ii at sniff iutif.mii.1 Iwi hmuhIiuI
or rccourso tu the fund for distribution will
.... WM.H. I.KB, Auditor.
Honesdale, Nov. 9, IftH, S6t3