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quire of H. Z. Russell.
WE ARK NOW taking in winter apples and
elder apples-highest cash price paid for
same. c. A. Cortrlght.
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any farm property or realty of any kind, you
can register with us free of cost, and property
will be advertised through the United bwtcs.
Send for circular. . ,
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"Human Life," n splendid illustrat
ed monthly magazine, cditt-d by Alfred
Henry Lewis, will be sent as a premium
to each of the first hundred friends of
Thk Citizen who sends us one dollar
and a half, either for a new subscrip
tion or as an advance payment for a
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Hon. John A. Kipp, brother of the
Democratic candidate for Congress in
this district, who ran as the Kepublican
Candidate for District Attorney in Pike
county, was defeated by his Democratic
opponent, George It. Bull, by a majori
ty of 341. Pike county polled 1822 votes
The D. & H. are considering the ad
visability of running a special express
from Wilkes-Barre to Albany, leaving
Wilkes-Barre early in the morning, and
stopping only at Scranton, Carbondale
and other important cities. Such a train
would be very much appreciated by
business men, and would be of special
advantage for the through trip to Al
bany to people in this vicinity who can
get up in time for the 6:55 trip to Car
bondale. -The remains of nine veterans are now
interred in the soldiers' plot in Glen Dy
Jberry. The bodies of Albert L. Kowley,
Co. L, 15th N. Y. Heavy Artillery ; Cor
poral James Northcott, Co. M, 17th Pa.
Cavalry, and Corporal Fred. Zohner, of
Co. F, 3d N. J. Cavalry, now interred in
the northern portion of the cemetery, are
soon to be transferred to the soldiers'
plot, by the Ladies' Circle of the G. A. H.
Miss Keen's school closed last Fri
day for a week's vacation. Miss Josse
phine DeWitt (A class) obtained the high
est number of head marks in Spelling ;
Miss Ruey Garrett the next highest. In
the B Class, Miss Laura Hehbein the
highest, while Elvan Miller did best in
C Class. In Geography, Laura Reh
bein, Russell Martin, Rex Gavitte and
Wayne Bond all did well. In Arith
metic, Alva Liddle did best. Master
Russell Martin did not miss a word or
sentence in the Spelling Class for the
term. Some good work was done in
Penmanship, especially the left hand
work. It was found that writing with
the left hand improved the skill of the
right, as well as giving the left hand
dexterity with the pen.
John Schultzheimer, a laborer in
the Dorflinger glass factory at White
Mills, was found drowned in the Lacka-
waxen, about half a mile above the
village, on Tuesday morning last. He
and his brother Jacob left the place on
Sunday morning, and the latter return
ed the same evening alone, knowing
nothing as to John's whereabouts ex
cepting that they had parted somewhere
after drinking together. It is supposed
that in attempting to cross a footbridge
John fell into the stream, and although
the water was shallow, was unable to
V help himself, and so lost his life. He
was fifty years of age and leaves a
iiuriiiuii iuuar, iweiity-uvc years 01
age, whose home formerly was in Star
ucca, where his parents now live, but
who has been for some time a clerk in
the Lackawanna Railroad company's of
fice in Scranton, was killed on the Lehigh
Valley railroad, near Hazleton, on Mon
day last. He left his work on Saturday
afternoon to visit his parents over Sun
day. Late Sunday night he took a
D. A H. train to return to Scran
ton. Falling a sleep in the car, the
train carried him through to Wilkes
Barre, where he awoke. He had nevisr
been in that city before and upon learn
ing where he was, started out to take a
train back to Scranton. Confused by
his over-ride, he then boarded a third-
VI - T 1 l n f
rail train, thinking it was bound for
Scranton. The train carried him to
Hazleton, where he found himself broke
and eighty-eight miles from home. He
then boarded a train intending to return
to Wilkes-Barre, butagaln made a mis
take. The train was bound for a silk
mill on n branch. Discovering his mis
take, he attempted to jump from the
moving train and fell under the wheels.
When the body was found a card bear
ing his name was found in the pocket of
his coat. The remains were taken to
Starucca for interment.
Letters uncalled for at the Hones
dale post office :
Mrs. E. M. Baker, Miss Florence E.
Grav, Miss Esther Dougherty, Charles
M. Lea, Trafford E. Smith.
Word has been received that Mrs. j
Inez A. Hall, President of the Rebekah 1
Assembly, I. O. 0. F., is on a tour of
visitation and will visit the Lodge at
Hawley on Nov. Wth.
Frank A. Jenkins will lead a choir
of forty voices at the Lyric to-night as
an additional attraction to Dr. Carson's
lecture. The selection will include the
voices of the favorite trio, Messrs. Jen
kins, llodie and Jones.
The Vclluinoid Paper Company
home offices arc shortly to be transfer
red from Worcester, Mass., to Scranton.
The company own a patent process for
waterproofing paper. Homer Greene,
of this place, is interested in the concern.
The new county officers will take
their oaths on the first Monday of Jan
uary, which will fall on the 4th. All,
with the exception of the Sheriff and
District Attorney, are re-elections. It is
not likely that there will be any changes
in the clerkships except in the offices
On Monday last, Mrs. Helen Davis,
a town charge of Mount Pleasant, com
mitted suicide at a little home she oc
cupied nt Niagara, a few miles above
Pleasant Mount village. The details of
the story arc very pathetic, and will he
made the subject of the next article of
the "Lest We Forget" series.
An organization of the non-commissioned
officers of Co. E. N. G. P. has
been effected with a view to promoting
the movement having for its end the
securing of a new armory for the use if
the company. The officers are Presi
dent, diaries Bolhagen ; Vice-President,
Harry Moules ; Secretary, Richard
Reed ; Treasurer, Michael Stahl.
Hawley had a mad dog scare, last
week and the people of that enterpris
ing borough are still in a state of per
turbation as to the ultimate result of an
attack of a vicious beast upon Mrs. M.
D. Edwards and son, of White Mills, as
they were about entering the store of
Walsh & Ames. The boy was badly
bitten near the right shoulder, and the
mother received slight wounds from the
dog's teeth while striving to beat him
off. The son was locally treated and
then sent to the Pasteur institute for
treatment, where he is reported to be
doing well. The dog. having been killed,
an examination was made of his head
by the State health authorities who re
port finding traces of rabies in the brain,
and recommend strict quarantine, or
destruction of all animals known to
have been bitten by him.
Mrs. E. T. Brown, of North Main
street, is spending some time with rela
tives in New York city.
Gilbert F. Bortreo announces the
engagement of his daughter, Wrae E.,
to Elwin Grover Conklin, all of Hub, Pa.
Mrs. J. F. Edgar and daughter, Miss
Louise, of North Main street, left yes
terday afternoon for Danville, Kentucky,
for a prolonged sojourn.
Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Rose, of South
ampton, N. Y., are visiting the hitter's
parents, L. K. Sutliff and wife, in Gali
lee, Damascus township.
fiiriik n. van akkn.
Mrs. Phebe Rosencranco Van Akin
died in Monticello, N. Y., on Thursday
morning last, aged 8(5 years. She was
born near Barryville, in Sullivan county,
and the remains were taken to that place
for interment. Mrs. Van Akin was a
half sister to Mrs. Roloson, of Hawley.
DANIEL M. VAN AUKEN.
Hon. Daniel M. Van Auken died in
Milford, Pike county, on Friday night,
Nov. 6, 1908, after a long illness. He
was born Jan. 15, 1820, at Montague,
N. J., and after receiving a common
school education taught school for sev
eral terms and spent some time in Prof,
William Rankin's Academy at Decker
town. In 1850 he entered the junior
class of Union College, at Schenectady
and graduated July 0, 1852. Soon after,
he went to Milford and read law under
John B. Laforge and three years later
was admitted to the bar. Soon after,
he was appointed to fill the unexpired
term of District Attorney William Smith.
In 1800, Wayne then being connected
with Pike in Congressional, Senatorial,
Representative and Judicial districts, he
was elected to Congress on the Demo
cratic ticket, and two years later wns re
elected by a plurality of 7,005 votes. In
1874 he was n candidate for president
Judge of the Twenty-second Judicial
District of Pennsylvania, and again in
1882, but through dissensions among the
Democracy of Pike and Wayne, only
succeeded in insuring the triumph of the
Republican nominees. In the last years
of his active practice he served three
terms as district attorney of Pike. Mr,
Van Auken was a gentleman of the
old school, an able lawyer, and held
in high esteem by his large circlo of
acquaintances. Ho married Miss Mar
cia Brodhead in 1857, and three chil
dren were born of the union, but all pre
ceded him to the grave.
DR.C. R. BRAI)Y.Df.nti8t, Jloncsdale, Pa.
OrncE Hours-8 a. m. to S p. in.
Any evening by appointment.
Citizens' phone, 83, Residence. No. Htf X.
THE COUNTY INSTITUTE.
How to Grease the Squeak Venti
lation Advice to Boys An Edu-
catlonnl tandvlcli. 1
The Institute is divided into three'
groups : first divi-imi, high schoolteach
ers ; second, teachers rfcxperie.iie; and ,
third, teachers who have taught less
than two years.
The first division met in the Grand
Jury room, and questions pertaining to
High School work were discussed by
Prof. Creassy, Profs. Oday, Dooley, Dit
trich and others.
The other divisions met in the main
room, and were addressed by Dr. Pat
tengill on "Grease the Squeak." The
power of the correct use of English is
most important. A school is judged by
the English which the pupils from that
school use on leaving it more than in
any other way. Children must be taught
the correct use of common language in
the home and on the street.
There are three important factors in
the use of language. 1st, Articulation.
Teach, early in life, to articulate dis
tinctly. Give special drill on the sounds
and combinations which are difficult of
enunciation. 2d, Syntax. Form correct
habits to take the place of incorrect.
Do this by having the pupil repeat the
correct form as often in school as he
does the incorrect form out of school.
3d, Pronunciation. Select certain words
commonly mispronounced, such as sit,
get, catch, etc., place on board, and
add to the list such words as you hear
mispronounced, giving these constant
At 10:15 the three divisions came to
gether and the devotional exercises were
conducted by Rev. W. H. Hiller, of the
M. h. church.
Dr. Davison gave a very interesting
and practical talk 011 the subject of
"ventilation." We do not realize the
importance of proper ventilation. Tu
berculosis causes 150,000 deaths in a
year, and it is caused almost entirely
by breathing impure air. Years ago the
Indian lived m our country. He was
hale and hearty, and did not know tu
berculosis. Then the white man came,
bringing the germs of this disease, but
they did not hurt the Indian. He lived
in the open air, and roamed over the
hill and plain. Then the white man
wanted to be good to the Indian, so he
built houses for him to live in. Now
half of the Indians livingin these poorly
ventilated houses are dying with tuber
culosis. Just in proportion to'the fresh
ness of the air will be the condition of
health. It isn't hard study that kills,
but bad air. Breathing bad air causes
a low physical condition, anaemia, colds
and coughs, as well as consumption
We have also found in recent years that
pneumonia, the dread disease which
carries off thousands of people every
year, comes from impure air, and the
modern way of treating it is by plenty of
fresh air. We must have oxygen in or
der to live efficient lives. Aftershowing
the necessity of ventilation, Dr. Davison
showed some charts and made experi
ments, showing the best ways of venti
lating a room, and gave plans for the
proper ventilation of the rural school
As Dr. Davison was obliged to leave
in the afternoon, the first period was
taken by Prof. C.T.Coughlin, of Wilkes
Barre. Subject, "Lessons in Literature
for the Boy." There is something more
m life than making a dollar; it is spend
ing the dollar. Something more than
making a living, and that is, making a
life. An education should fit a boy to
enter the great realm of nature, of liter
ature and art, and enjoy and under
stand them. He should have a worthy
aim in life, and a proper appreciation
of the true, the beautiful and the sub
lime. He should be a better lover of
home ; a better supporter of his govern
ment, and a better server of God. All
these lessons may be found in our best
literature, and the boy may be led to
love and interpret them into his life.
Dr. Pattcngill's subject was "An Edu
cational Sandwich." Hegavetwo texts
first, The one safe, sure, serviceable
and attainable quality is attention. It
will grow in the poorest soil and in its
own good time bring forth both flowers
and fruit. Second, a character builder.
The habit of inattention and incapacity
for thinking are the chief elements in a
character infirm in purpose and un
stable as water. We are mistaken when
we think that involuntary attention be
longs only to the period of childhood.
It comes in childhood and stays through
life ; it is 110 weaker than the voluntary
attention which we attain later in life.
We must so train this voluntary atten
tion that it will be a power for the bat
tle of life. Train the will so that the
pupil will become master of himself and
can resist the evil he is bound to meet.
Tho basis of attention is interest. In
terest will bring attention and attention
will bring interest again.
On Wednesday morning the High
school teachers continued the discussion
of questions in the first division ; the
third division were given an instructive
talk by Prof. H. A. Oday on "How to
Teach Fractions," while the second
division listened to Prof. Ossian H. Lang,
editor of the School Journal, Educa
tional Foundations andTeacher's Maga
zine, of New York city, on "What are
Satisfactory Results in School Work.
Whom aro we to satisfy?" There are
tho principal, the superintendent, the
director, tho parent, the pupil. Will
the pupil be satisfied when he grows up
and comes to apply his education to the
pursuits of life ? If he has not been
taught that every piece of work must
be clean and neat ; if he has never been
taught to apply himself to work, he has
a right to bring in a bill against us.
Parents usually want to give their chil
dren the best things. If they oppose us
we may think they are ignorant as to
what is best for the child. The school
will not be better than the community.
If you wish to improve the school you
must first raise the standard.
There are still other judges of our re
sults. High schools must satisfy the
requirements of colleges ; grammar
schools, of high schools. High school
teachers should come in contact with
each other should exchange tests and
so determine a proper standard. If the
teacher labors himself for constant pro
fessional improvement he takes his
school along with him.
At 10:15 devotional exercises were
conducted by Rev. W. S. Peterson, of
Dr. Pattengill discussed the Text
book Method in Geography. Teach
the child of the world as a home for
man. Do not load up with useless de
tails. Get the child interested in the
subject as a whole ; make collections of
pictures, newspaper clippings, etc., per
taining to the different countries taught,
and interest the pupil in helping to
make these collections. Bring in inter
esting facts from history and literature.
Teach only the chief rivers, cities, moun
tains and capes, or those which are im
portant commercially or historically.
Use maps,and require the children to
draw outline maps to fix the facts in
their minds. Your goal is not to get
through the book but give to the child a
love for and interest in the countries as
a home for mankind.
After the song period in the afternoon
a chorus of fifty children, under the
efficient training of Miss Clark, delight
ed the audience with two well rendered
Prof. Lang spoke on "Always Room
for Good Things," applying this to the
course of study in the public school,
The course of study aS we now have it
is a relic of days gone by. We must
have the courage tocut outuselessthings.
A certain course may be good in one
place and worthless in another. The
city child needs a different education
from the child in the country. Anything
that simply trains the mind and has no
other value should be left out. What
are essentials ? Our pupils are judged
largely by their English, Arithmetic and
spelling. After careful tests it has been
determined that from ten to twenty min
utes a day is sufficient to devote to spell
ing ; forty to fifty minutes to arithmetic,
and the same to language Two hours
are sufficient for teaching essentials.
This leaves plenty of time for desirable
things. These things must be decided
by each teacher to suit the school in
which he is teaching.
We may go to Europe in the stoker's
den, we may go steerage, or we may go
first class ; we will get there at the same
time, but it will make a big difference on
the way. So we will all get the three
R's in the end, but there's a vast differ
ence in the enjoyment of the children on
the way. Make your plan wisely and
well, so as to enrich the lives of your pu
pils as much as possible.
Dr. Pattengill's talk was on "Hearts of
Health." Emerson says, 'The best ser
vant of the republic is he who knows its
past, lives in its present, foresees its future
and stands ready to serve." In order
to train boys and girls to be the best citi
zens and give them "hearts of health,'
that they may desire to do the best and
be the best to make the world happier
and better, there are seven points to be
observed: First, teach a love for labor,
Every person is born into the world to
do some work. Find the work you are
best fitted for. Prepare yourself for that
work and then get at your job as quickly
as possible. Second: Skill in effort. Instill
a love for labor, and then teach the dig
nity of honest work. Third, A joy of
appreciation. Teach literature so that the
child can enjoy it all his life. Give him
a love for music or art. It is better to
be able to appreciate a wonderful paint
ing than to be able to buy it. Fourth, A
tenderness of sympathy. Fifth, A sen
sitiveness for the right. Sixth, Alertness
of intellect. Be quick, keen and able to
think. Seventh, The power to hold on.
Give time and energy to win, and know
the joy of winning.
"Fighting Bob" Evans has reversed
an all too popular precedent by fighting
first and talking afterward. .
Talk about "the White House prin
cess" Is still In order for any who In
clines that way.
Personal liberty has tbo right of the
whole road, but only on one side at a
Even a landslide must balk a bit
when It striked dead level.
Uncle Sam is asked to put $35,000,000
more Into Panama canal work In 1009,
and If a vote on the budget Is re
quired he can safely cast one ballot
for the entire nation.
Some people would be glad to see
"country board" uplifted while Roose
velt's commission la on that Job.
Rev. A. L. Whittakcr will hold service
in White Mills, on Sunday, at 3 r. m.
The White Ribboners will meet with
Mrs. II. C. Hand Tuesday evening, Nov.
17th, at 7:30. The topic for the even
ing will be : "Scientific temperance in
struction in the public schools." A
number of students will take part in the
exercises, and a very interesting meet
ing is anticipated. A cordial invitation
is extended to all friends.
Professor Lomdroso, the Italian
criminologist, whose main theory is that
criminality is a disease and should be
treated as such, recently talked to a
representative of "The Jewish Chron
icle," of London. In the course of his
remarks he commented upon the extra
ordinary freedom of the Jewish race
from drunkenness, tor wiucn nc can
venture no reason. He stated, however,
as a fact that whereas in an ordinary
asylum 55 per cent, of thepaticnts owed
their insanity to alcoholism, in the Jew
ish lunatic asylum at Amsterdam there
were no such cases.
little Elsie, "do men ever go to heaven?"
...... M.l .
"wny, ot course, my aear. vtnai
makes you ask?"
"Because I never see any pictures of
ingels with whiskers."
"Well, said the mother, thoughtfully,
'enmn men en to Heaven, hut thev fret
there bv a close shave."
To the level-headed young
man, a bank account,
added to a determination to
make it larger, means
much. The names of many
such are enrolled on
our books and the number
is steadily increasing.
Are you among the number?
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Autumn and Winter Goods
Now on Display at
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Models to fit all forms in Ladies, Misses and Juniors Long
Coats. Evening Cloaks, Fur Jackets, Collars and Muffs.
NEWEST FQ 1908.
Menner & Co.'s Department Stores.
The Era of New Mixed Paints !
This year opens with a deluge of new mixed paints. A con
dition brought about by our enterprising dealers to get some kind
of a mixed paint that would supplant CHILTON'S MIXED
PAINTS. Their compounds, being new and heavily advertised,
may find a sale with the unwary.
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Thore aro reasons for the pre-eminence of CHILTON PAINTS:
1st No one can mix a better mixed paint.
2d The painters declare that it works easily and has won
derful covering qualities.
3dChilton stands back of it, and will agree to repaint, at his
own expense, every surfaco painted with Chilton Paint that
4th Those who have used it are perfectly satisfied with it,
and recommend its use to others.
A Paupack Snake Story.
Ernest Sleezer, of Uswick, tells an
Interesting snake story which he will
vouch for as being true. Last Bummer
while going down a wooded lane near
his farm, at Borne distance ahead in the
road he saw two largo male black snakes
fighting a terrible battle. They would
rise up from the ground two or three
feet and strike each other with great force
until exhausted and covered with blood;
then both, for a few minutes, would
cease fighting and cat something that
was growing by the roadside. Mr. Slee
zer watched them from where he was
concealed for about fifteen minutes, then
crept out and went to the house for his
gun. On coming back the snakes were
still at battle and he, waiting until they
were in range, shot and killed them both.
On going to the spot he found that the
snakes had, between those battles, been
taking the old reliable "snake weed" as
a medicine. This weed, which will cure
rattlesnake bite, grew plentifully there.
A visit to Mknneu & Co's Cloak and
Suit department will convince buyers of
the style and cloth qualities of their
season '8 suits. 22eitf
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Citizen Office. Bill Heads, Statements,
Letter Heads, Circulars, Hand Bills,
Public Sale Bills, Programs, Ticket, Etc.