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THE CITIZEN, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1912.
PLANS OF MEMBERS
OF TAFT'S CABINET.
What the Different Advliera Will Do
After March 4.
President Tnft's cnbinct will remnin
Intnct until he goes out of offlco on
March 4. The president hns received
personnl assurnnces from ench mem
ber of the cabinet thnt ho desires to re
aialu In olllco until Mr. Tnft's term
Olllclnl Washington hns been Inter
ested In llguring out where the mem
bers of the cabinet will go nfter March
1 nest. Nearly nil of them will glvo
up their homes In Washington.
Secretary of Agriculture AVIIson has
been an adviser of presidents for fif
teen years. lie probably will go bnclt
to his home In Iowa.
Secretary of State and Mrs. Knox
are likely to make Pittsburgh their
winter homo nfter next March.
Secretary of the Treasury nnd Mrs.
MncVeagh will maintain their homo
In Washington ns a winter residence,
but Mr. MncVeagh will spend a largo
part of his time In Chlcngo.
Secretary of Wnr Stlmsou will re
turn to Now York and resume the
practice of law.
Attorney General Wickersham will
again take up his law practice in New
Nobody knows definitely what Post
master General Hitchcock's plans nre,
but it Is said that ho will enter busi
ness. Secretary of the Navy nnd Mrs. Mey
er, who have entertained extensively
in Washington for several years, will
go back to Hamilton, Mass., and Mr.
Meyer will resume the management of
his business affairs In Huston.
Secretary of the Interior Fisher will
return to Chl go to practice law and
Secretary of Commerce and Labor Na
gel will resume his Inw practice in St.
OLDEST PAINTING ON CANVAS.
Egyptian Work of Art Probably Will
Come to America.
The rnlted States probably Till pos-
wcirm in m Hiniri iiiiu
The picture, which was discovered
s PYorntpfl in rnrw1orfnll v lirli'lit rnl-
jrs fill WLMl Iin'SlTYtMl CU11I1. II. IH-
IK :i I'lll'l. I 1 . 1 I 1 1 I 1 1 1 1 r. fll-MM 1111.11 I 1 It. r I III
ntprinr or KirviiMnn tnmhs.
Hustafjaell Is associated with an
liri. Ill IIIIIIIT l'.LT 111 TI III 1 1111 III N
till. 11 1 nil nil, ii;iii I I n till, iiuri'M.
ollectlon ever made of Egyptian flint
Before he loft Luxor with the palnt-
nilrir n lnrirr sntn fnr tltn vrnrk 1ml- fit
hat time he was determined to keep
for his own collection nnd refused
part with It. Since his return, how-
ver, the offers have been raised to
uch a figure that he has consented to
egotlato for Its sale. Hustafjaell de
laros that the most tempting offers
ave been made by the London agents
f American collectors, nnd he feels
ure that the painting will be sent
cross the Atlantic.
SHIELDS FOR INFANTRY.
ew German Invention Said to Be
Proof Against Rifle Shots.
A light metal shield, described as
ipable of rendering infnntry prac
cally lnvulnerablo against rllle bai
ts, is said to havo been invented by
German engineer named Schaumann.
Volleys fired at a distance of clghty
ve yards by the men of n guard regl-
enr in uio course oi experiments on
le Dahlom rlllo range only slightly
mted one of the newly invented
utcs, which wns equivalent In weight
n plate of nickel steel of six mllll-
eters thickness, or Just under n quur
r of nn inch. On the other band, bul
ts fired by the same men from n slml
r distance at u plato of nickel steel
...... Mil . I . I 1 . . .
r of nn Inch, smoothly penetrated the
The composition plate, which, uc
rdinx to I)le Post, has proved far su
rlor to nickel steel, Is much less cost-
than that metnl, while Its weight is
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I lie I'rusian wnr minister Js taking
lively interest in tho Invention, but It
said that the United States, Itussln
id Austria were represented nt the
peilments and are making active ef
rts to obtain thu Invention.
ULL Uh SbA IS FALLING.
inrnain nf Mora Than 2.000 In ueaths
of 1911 From 1894 Figures.
I'he toll of tho sea is gradually fall-
In lSttl 1,871 masters nnd sea-
n and 1,11)7 passengers, making n
ind total of a,071, were lost ns corn
red with 07 musters and seamen and
passengers, a total of 121, in 1011,
ures which appear in a British mcr
itilo marine return Just Issued. Tho
iportlon of mariners lost in 1801 was
n 110. Last year it had fallen to 1
218. Nearly 200,000 seamen nro re
ned ns serving in British seagoing
I , nl.lnn lnnf ... . i ni.fltnuf
than 220,000 fifteen years ago.
t is noticeable that of last year's
al over 230,000 wero engaged on
amshlps as against only 15,000 on
ling vessels. In 1891 08,537 seamen
rfced under sail ngainat 150,257 un-
I FBI IS IK BAB:
11 m IIS SAVANTS 1
AMAZING FEATS OF "MME.
B.," PROFESSOR QUACK-
. EffDOS- "WONDER $
Predicted a Rroat war In tho Kal
kans mora than a year ngo.
Predicted Roosevelt's defeat on
Ills return from Africa.
Predicted five years nco China
would becomo a republic.
Impersonated persons she. had 5
never eoen both In manner and ;
DlaBiioscd wlille In trnnco nil- Jj,
ments of patients entirely unknown
to her. "
I1ILR the schooled minds of
the diplomats of Europe had
for years seen n possibility
of war Pi the Balkans, nn
unlettered woman whoso prevision nnd
other supernormal gifts are now under
cold, scientific Investigation predicted
that ono of the bloodiest struggles in
history would come to pass in thnt
section of Europe within n certain
time. The prophecy was made a year
and a half ago, and its fulfillment hns
been widely written in blood. This re
markable woman is known ns Mme. It
Dr. John 1). Qunckonbos of New
York, the famous psychic student nnd
hypnotist, is conducting n series of
amazing experiments nlong medico
psychological lines with this "wonder
woman," whom he pronounces one of
the most unusual vehicles of super
normal demonstrations that he has
Mme. It is to all appearances an or
dinary German mntron of no particu
lar Intellectual attainments and of a
genial, homo loving, maternal disposi
tion. lJut behind her commonplace
exterior, the doctor declares, and the
woman herself modestly says, there is
a wonderful, unexplalnable force.
She has, although unskilled In medi
cine or surgery, properly diagnosed
while in n trance the ailments of pa
tients whom she had never seen before
nnd of whose Identity or circumstances
she had no means of knowing. Of the
above feats Dr. Quackenbos has al
ready given to medical Journals his
official confirmation. The woman her
self, Mme. It, clnims to have per
formed feats of much more populnr in
terest. She has made tho following
That there would be ono of tho great
est wars of history In the Balkans (pre
diction made more than a year ago).
That Theodore Hoosevelt would be
defeated in his presidential light (pre
diction made upon his return from
Predicted Chinese Kepublic.
Thut China would become n republic
(prediction made Ave years ago).
"The woman is not nn ordinary me
dium who makes n living by nlleged
psychological accomplishments," said
Dr. Quackenbos. "She Is a sincere
student of tho science, n poor woman
and Is devoting her work nnd her gifts
toward hastening tho time when telep
athy and Its kindred phenomena may
possibly be under our control."
Ho told of some of her feats In dlag-
BUFFALO COATS FOR TROOPS.
General Aleshire Recommends Them
For Alaska 4,000 Available.
Brigadier General Aleshire, quarter
master general of the army, makes an
appeal In his annual report for the re
tention of tho old time buffalo overcoat
for the use of troops on duty In Alaska
or the extreme northern portions of the
United States, formerly buffalo over
coats were issued regularly to all the
soldiers on tho plnlns. For several
years the government has been selling
nt Omalia its stores of buffalo coats,
which are now reduced to nbout 4,000
garments. Great care has been taken
In preserving these coats, which were
made from the hides taken thirty years
ago, and they nre still serviceable.
Realizing the vulue of the old coats
and the satisfaction of the enlisted
men In having them for severo weath
ir, General Aleshire recommends that
no more sales bo made from the gov
ernment stock und that they bo Issued
to soldiers, in Alaska at least. Tho
recent price for these coats has been
31, which Is much less than their
value, as the buffalo has been exter
minated as a hide producing animal.
SHERMAN LEFT ALL TO WIFE.
Will Written In 1887 Believed to Dis
pose of $800,000.
Tho will of the Into Vico President
James 8. Sherman filed for probate nt
Utica, N. Y., was drawn April 23, 1887,
and by ono cluuso bequenths tho entire
estate to hU wife, Mrs. Currle It Sher
man. Tho will was written on fools
cap paper In Mr. Sherman's own hand
writing. Tho witnesses were Myron
W. Van Aukcn and II. D. Pitcher of
Thero L nothing to iudlcato tho vnluo
of tho estate other than tho executor's
petition, which stntes that there Is
property worth moro than $10,000.
However, it is understood tho estate
will approximate $800,000 In vnluo.
fr 3-4h4 '1 i 'I 't 4tlt' fr 'I t v
nosing nllments of his patients nnd
"Another rvmnrkablo thing sho docs
Is to Impersonate persons sho hns
never seen. For instance, a short time
after tho Titanic dlsastor I hypnotized
her In the presence of witnesses and
told her thnt she was .1. Bruco Ismny,
the head of tho White Star lino, who
at Unit time was coming In for n lot of
"Sho impersonated Ismny exactly.
Persons who had seen thnt gcntlemnn
and heard him talk recognized Mme.
It's Impersonation, his very voice und
"I nsked her, 'What was tho cause
of this disaster?'
"'Vanity,' sho replied (tnlklng as
" 'And where was the captain of the
Tltnnle? What was tho matter with
1 i I in ? I inquired.
" 'Champagne,' wns her reply.
"Now, I don't know whether she wns
getting her replies from impressions
created upon her mind by what he
had rend in the newspnpers or whether
It came from something unconsciously
reflected from my meutnllty, but nt
tile s:i :.e time nil the nudltors were
' '. :.. she should so strike upon
w'i od to bo tho exnet facts.
. .i .Mme. It was in n trance
.1 ii-ii- ,l.iy 1 directed her to go to
i ei. replied In a short time thnt
lie w.i.-. in Paris. I told her to Imper
sonate Mrs X.. n patient of mine' who
was sojourning In tho French capital.
Her Impersonation was so strikingly
realistic in mannerisms, in language
and in spoken fncts that I was so
amazed over It 1 did not want to be
lieve myself. So I called from upstairs
one of my nurses who had attended
the patient in question in this country.
"I said nothing to the nurse, but
merely allowed her to look at Mine. It
and listen to her talk. Before a mo
ment had elapsed the nurse exclaimed:
" 'Why, doctor, that is Mrs. X.!' "
She was found in n modest cottage
on the outskirts of Ilrooklyn, devoting
herself to the euro of two small tow
haired children. She Is a woman of
forty, with the pleasing plumpness of
Teutonic maturity, straight gazing, big
brown eyes, brown hair, as yet un
touched with gray, and n frank smile
that contains none of the unctuousnoss
of the professional fortune teller.
Had Visions When a Child.
Mme. I?, related with a charming
simplicity her experiences with the un
usual powers sho claims. She said nt
the outset thnt she had been called
peculiar by her relatives and friends
from the nge of two years. Sho was n
"queer child." She was born nt Frank
fort on the Main In 1872.
By the time she was nine years old
her talk about visions and the like so
scnndnllzed her relatives that they
tried to "whip it out of her." From
then on until sho wns sixteen years old
she had to suffer punishment for her
peculiar mental state. Sho was put
out of her church. Flnnlly she ran
away to Antwerp, Belgium, nt the nge
of sixteen and soon thereafter was
married to a petty olllcer on one of the
Gcrmnn-American liners. Sho is the
wife of another man now, her first
husband having died n fow months
nfter their marriage.
&-..-i$-$M',-i-'i' $ 'i ii.--ii1'
WILSON TO WHITE HOUSE.
Mr. Taft Plans to Entertain President
Elect and Wife.
President nnd Mrs. Taft will ask
President Elect nnd Mrs. Woodrow
Wilson to bo guests ut tho White
House. Tho president wnnts to ascer
tain before sending tho invitation when
It will bo most convenient for tho pres
ident elect nnd Mrs. Wilson to come.
It is likely that tho Invitation will be
given nt the tinio tho president elect
goes to Staunton, Vn., his blrthplnce,
to nttend n Jubilee in his honor. This
will be Christmas week, nnd tho presi
dent probably will ask them to stop
over nfter the Jubilee.
The sotlal season at the White House
will begin Dec. 12, when the president
and Mrs. Taft will glvo the annual
dinner to the cabinet During the sea
son they will give live receptions nnd
four dinners. The Inst reception, that
of the iirmy und navy, Is scheduled for
A HERRING IS A HERRING.
Sardines Cannot Be Brought In Under
"A herring Is n herring."
This decision of Assistant Secretnry
Curtis settles n question that has been
before tho treasury department for
It was recently discovered that mnny
Importations of sardines wero coming
into the United Stntes under the gulso
of herring, tho duty on which is con
siderably lower than on other fish.
Tho treasury department inado n
deep study of tho families and rela
tionship of fish, deciding that nueho
vies, bristling, sardines, sprats, pil
chards nnd ulewives nro not herring and
should bo assessed 30 per cent ad vu
lorem duty when shipped In tins and
small packages nnd thrco-fourths of 1
cent when shipped In casks, etc. The
decision becomes effective In thirty
PLANS LONGEST CROSS
CONTINENT AIR FLIGHT.
Gray Expects to Fly With Passenger
From Boston to Seattlo.
In celebration of his first nnn'versary
ns nn avlntor Georgo A. Grny of Bon
ton, holder of srvernl nvlatlon rec
ords, both for skill nnd endurance,
plnns a Boston-Scuttle tllght, carrying
in liis mnchlue n passenger, who will
be his mechanician, Chnuncey Bed
ding. Gray's feat, if accomplished, will bo
tho greatest of its kind on record, for
by the completion of the Journey ho
will not only hold the cudurnnco title,
but the speed record as well, tho for
mer by reason of the length of tho
trip nnd the latter becauso ho expects
to fly from Boston to Chicago In twenty-four
hours without alighting once.
"My plan may seem Impossible to
the layman," snld Gray, "but nfter
long consideration nnd close study I
am convinced It is entirely feasible.
In the first place, It entails n trip of
more than 4,000 miles nearly 5,000, to
be exnet counting digressions from the
main Hue between Boston nnd Seattle.
"As they used to &iy on the plains.
I shall ride light-that Is. there will bo
nothing on the machine but what is ab
solutely necessary to sustain tllght Of
course on the first leg the longest of
all that from Boston to Chicago, we
plan to enrry along some sandwiches.
But outside of .ueh n light lunch there
will bo nothing doing in the eating
line for either of us until wo reach the
"For the trip I shall have two Burgess-Wright
biplanes, one to bo used
regularly, the other In case of emer
gency, nnd the Inst referred to will be
ns fully equipped as the one we shall
leave Boston in for Chicago.
"Wo shall be able to carry forty gal
lons of gasoline, ami this should sus
tain us for the first planned leg of the
trip. The start will bo made In April."
ABSINTH HOUSE TO GO.
Unique Now Orleans Landmark Is
Doomed to Close.
Built in 1752 and handed down from
father to son through four genera
tions nnd now doomed for destruction
Is the Old Absinth House, one of the
unique landmarks of the south, known
to tourists from nil quarters of the
world who have visited New Orleans.
The edict of the United Stntes govern
ment In shutting off the Importation of
absinth sounds tho knell of this quaint
romnnut of bohemlan life in the Crcs
It is situated in tho darkest, dirtiest.
tnjlslest section of the Latin quarter,
and despite Its ago remains in n good
stnte of preservation. Its beginning is
said to mark tho opening of tho first
saloon In New Orleans. In past years
It has housed many notnbles from the
old world, und almost every celebrat
ed man and woinnn who hns visited
New Orleans has made nt ienst n brief
stop nt this secluded cafe to enjoy the
sight of Its interesting habitues and
to listen to the medley of foreign
tongues, wagging cheerily under the
Influence of ubsiuth frnppo nnd other
kindred drinks created from the se
In Mardi Gras festivals tho bizarre
cafe becomes the rendezvous for tho
younger set iutcnt on u frolic.
CATAPULT FOR AEROPLANES.
Device For Launching Airships From
Warships Successfully Tested.
What naval nvlatlon experts declare
(vill make tills n red letter day In the
history of aviation was the successful
test nt Washington of n catapult do
vice for launching ncroplanes from bat
tleships. The scheme, the invention
of Captain Washington I. Chambers, In
hurgo of tho navy aviation work, In
volves the shooting of tho neroplane
along n steel plnnk by menus of com
pressed air. On tho plunk, which is
level nnd thirty feet long, the aeroplane
sits on top of n car, which drops from
under when tho end of tho plnuk is
Lieutenant T. G. Kllyson, nnvy nvl
itor, had attained a speed of forty
jilles nn hour when his hydroaero
plane had gone tho thirty feet nlong
tho plank. Ho started his engine Just
a fraction of a second before the com
pressed nlr was turned on. The ma
L'hino hud started to rise before It left
the plnnk. It was In u dead calm thnt
the test was made.
It is proposed to construct launching
devices on top of the turrets of the
battleships, one probably at each end
of tho vessel, so thnt an aeroplane
may be started off in either direction.
THREE DRYDOCKS AT PANAMA.
Coaling Plant at Colon and Repair
Shop at Bilboa.
Plans for docking, fuel, supply und
repair facilities ut tho terminals of tho
Panama canal hnve been announced by
tho Isthmian ennal commission.
Thero will bo two drydocks nt Illl
liou and ouo nt Cristobal. The main
dock will be at Ullboa nnd will bo
1,000 feet long, or largo enough to ac
commodate any vessel thut can uso the
Tho main coaling plant for the canal
will be at Christobal. It will have
a normal capacity of 1100,000 tons, with
a possible Increase of fiO per cent. Half
the coal supply will bo stored uuder
water. X subsidiary coaling plant will
bo situated at Iillbou, with u capacity
of 100,000 tons and possibility of an in
crease of CO per cent.
Tho reijilr shops will bo built nt 1U1-boa.
$6,000 Farm for $4,500
If sold within next three
Ono of tho host farms in Wayne
county, assessed nt JC.OOO, will be
sold for 14,000. Farm contains 118
acres of land, 50 of which aro cleared
and balanco In pasture land, except
ing 20 acres of good young growth
of hickory. Ideal placo for dairy
farm. Milk fitatlon two miles from
plnco. Oood farm house, two barns,
On It. D. Uouto. Tolophono con
nections. Located in Berlin town
ship on main road 3V4 mllos from
rtemombor this farm Is assessed at
?C,000. If sold Immediately w will
closo tho deal at J4, BOO.
Biiy-U-A-IIoino Ilonlty Co.
Jndwln Building Iloncsdnle, Pa.
t t t f t f f Tf"t"t
l 11-. OVfWlbl '
would like to see you If j
;: you are In the market'
t JEWELRY, SILVER-;
TUArT? UT A TPTTTP t
AND NOVELTIES !
"Guaranteed articles only sold."
Xo Water to freeze.
Xo weather too cold.
Xo wcntlicr too hot.
"New Way Air-Cooled 0
Have you seen our Reo delivery truck?
It's a dandy. Better look it'.over.
REO OVERLAND and FORD AUTOMOBILES.
Xo better cars made for anywhere near tho price. Placo your
order right now.
Better times coming; help it nlong.
For salo nt bargain prices: Auto Car Ittinabout, liberty HriLsh
Itunaboiit ami Maxwell Hunabout.
Get in tho swim and own a car. 'S'SEiS
E. W. Gamimell
31. E. SIMONS, President. O. A. EMEKY, Cashier.
CAPITAL STOCK - - $75,000.00
Main & 10th
BANK WITH TH
It represents moro stockholders than any other bank
in Wayne county.
ITS DEPOSITS HAVE REACHED OVER THE
mark and is steadily growing with tho people's confidence
and tho hank's progressive yet conservative mothods.
Its exponso of management is limited to amount of
husiness; together with it's trust funds invested in bonds
and first mortgages on improved real estate assures its de
positors absolute security.
It treats its hundreds of small depositors with the
samo courtesy as though their funds wero deposited by ono
or moro poisons.
This bank comes under tho strict requirements of tjio
State banking laws as all savings banks and is frequently
visited by the Pennsylvania State hank examiner, besides
having a board of directors consisting of sixteen of Wayno
county's reliable business men and farmers.
M. D. Allen,
V. II. Fowler,
Georgo C. Abraham, W. D. Gulnnlp,
J. Sam Brown,
M. J. Hanlan,
Oscar E. Bunnell
Wm. II. Dunn,
John E. Krantz,
Fred W. Kreltner,
J. E. Tiffany.
HKI'OKT OK THE CONDITION
WAYNE COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
H0NE8DALK, WAtMK CO.. PA.,
at tho close of business, Nov. 2. 11)12.
Cash, specie nnd notes. $51.313 85
Due from approved re
serve nconts IU2K1 01
Leirul securities at par... 40.UU) 00-231,119 78
Nickels unil cents ;m 79
Checks nnd rash Items 3.U3 OH
Due from llanksaml Trust Co's. not
reserve 11.5a 47
Securities pledged for Spcclul
,'!yi"i?lts 5.000 00
Hills discounted :
Upon one name $ 5U20 00
Upon two or more names 2S0.5I2 11-342.SW.2 11
Tfmeloans with collateral "(MI'S) 21
lAianson call with collateral 10O.95! H5
I-oanson call upon one name 2,300 00
Loans on call upon two or moro
. nnmes 51.100 00
Loans secured by bonds and
, mortgages 47,187 89
Honds, Stocks, etc., Schedule D... 1.73J.150 II
Mortgages and Judgments of rec
ord. Schedule D-2 .. 337,550 m
Olllce ISulldlng nnd tot 27,000 00
Other Heal Kstnte 0,000 00
Kurnlturcnnd Futures 2,000 00
(verd rafts 100 70
Miscellaneous Assets 400 00
Capital Stock, paid in $ 200,000 00
Surplus Fund 325.000 00
Undivided Profits, less expenses
t "! taxes paid. 47.W2 52
Individual deposits sub-
. )ect toclieck llKi.GOl CI
Individual I)cposlt,Time2.250,230 CI
Time certlllcates of de
posit 238 78
wealth (if Pemisylva'n 23.000 00
Deposits V. S. Postal
Savings KS fa
Certified Checks 33 00
Cashier's check outst'g 3.050 05-2,463i'2S CO
Due to banks and Trust Cos. not re-
Tfye-i ,: 3,8hS 10
Dividends unpaid 120 00
State of Pennsylvania, County of Wayne, ss:
I.H.Scott Salmon. Cashier of the above
named Company, do solemnly swear that the
above statement Is true, to the best of my
knowledge and belief.
, , (Signed) II. S. SALMON. Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
7th day of Nov. 1U12.
(Signed) UOIIEIIT A. SMITH, N. P.
, , (Notarial Seal
W. It Holmes, )
A.T. Skri.k. Directors.
T. Ii.Cl.AKK. )
Make your friends a Christmas
present take The Citizen.
pipes to burst.
u. Wm. Sell,
M. E. Simons,
Georgo W. Tlsdel'