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THE CITIZEN, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1912.
IN THE WORLD OF
Wendell May Be Back Field
Sensation of the Year.
Photo by American Press Association.
Although the Harvard line has not
Shown up very strongly so far, the
Crimson team has ouo of the best
back fields In the east with Urlckly
and Captain 'Wendell. Wendell wns
tried for a time at fullback, but Is
now back at his old position at half
nnd gives promise of becoming the
year's most sensational line plunger
nnd of duplicating his last year's feat
In making the AH American team.
Few Southpaws In Minors.
After several weeks spent in ob
Bcrving the work of young players in
the minor leagues throughout the
country Arthur Irwin, scout for the
New York Americans, has come to the
conclusion that the left handed pitcher
Is dying out.
"I have combed the bushes this year
ns never before," said Irwin, "and
never did I see such a scarcity of
Fouthpaws. I cannot account for It,
except on the theory that left handed
persons are getting rare in all walks
"In my travels this season I saw
few left handed pitchers, fewer than
I ever saw in all my years iu base
ball. I'll venture the prediction that
nest season there will be fewer new
southpaws in tho big leagues than in
any season in twenty-five years."
To Revive Seven Mile Walk.
Thousands of heel and too enthusi
asts will be pleased with the announce
ment that there is to bo a revival of
tho seven mile walk, which has not
been decided iu this country for twenty-eight
years. It will take place in
conjunction with tho nnnual ten mile
national championship at the Newark
motordrome on Saturday, Oct. 20.
If this once popular sport is to regain
Its high place in athletics the younger
generation must bo impressed with its
delights and rewards. Within the last
two years mauy attempts have been
made to revive walking, only to meet
with reverses because some officials
don't take kindly to that stylo of com
petition. Wood Sets Pitching Record.
"When Joe Wood, star pitcher of the
Red Sox, turned in a season's record
of thirty-four victories to live defeats
for an average of .872 he sot a pitch
ing mark which has never been
reached in modern times. Iteulbach
of tho Chicago Nationals came tho
nearest to it with .S2C in 1000, while
Mathewson's best was made in 1001
ut .814. Mathcwson, however, has
twice won moro than thirty-four
victories in a season. Ho took thlrty
fivo In 10W and thirty-seven In 1003.
In bis long career Mathewson has
collected U13 victories against 1-13 de
feats, an average of .CCS.
Swedes Keep Ernie Hjertberg,
Ernie Hjertberg did such a good Job
preparing the Swedish team for this
year's Olympiad that it was a foregone
conclusion that ho would bo asked to
retain his position to prepare tho
Swedes for the Berlin Olympics four
years hence. Patriotic Swedes have
contributed nearly tho full amount re
quired, principally through tho gene
rosity of the Johnson brothers, weal
thy steamship owners of Stockholm.
It is said that tho coach's salary will
be close to 5,000 for tho four years.
New Head of Yale's Hockey Team.
William Averlll Harrlman, who re
cently announced his resignation as
manager of tho hockey team at Yale,
has decided to accept an invitation to
coach tho Yalo freshmen crew again
and to devoto all his leisuro to this
till his graduation nest June. Alfred
Cowles 3d of Chicago has been elect
ed manager of tho hockey team.
Cowles Is a senior and Is tho son of
tho former Yalo crew captain of tho
Olympic Stars Join Penn Team.
Ted Meredith and Donald Llpplncott,
Olympic stars, havo Joined tho Uni
versity of Pennsylvania track team.
Llpplncott entered Pennsylvania as a
FOR THE CHILDREN
A Cat's Bravery.
Cats show great bravery in protect
ing their kittens. There is no enemy
that may approach a cat with kittens
and remain unattacked.
Once n cat was playing with her
children nlmut a barnyard when sud
denly a large hawk appeared on the
scene and, seizing a kitten, soared
away. The mother cat gave a tre
mendous Jump, caught the bird and
made it drop its prey. A drcudful bat
tle ensued. The hawk fought with
battling wings, sh:rp talonn and crook
ed heal;. Mrs. Puss used month and
claws, and though deprived of one
eye she struggled untU she sin (.veiled
In breaking tho lmtf's wings and
Anally laying It dead. Nearly exhaust
ed and bleeding, she tore off her ad
versary's head In great delight and.
regardless of her sufferings, ran to
tho bleeding kitten, licked Its wounds
that the hawk's tnlons had made and
purred over the Itten with a great
feeling of content and happiness. Phil
Each member of tho company must
have n piece of paper and write a
number on It. The papers are then
put in a bag and shulllod up and each
player draws one. They must now
open their papers in turn, give the
number written on It, and Instantly
name something or some one con
nected with such a number. For In
stance, say there are live players, this
is how they would play the game
when they had drawn their numbers:
1. My number Is four the four sea
sons. 2. My number Is three the throe
3. My number Is one the president.
4. My number Is cloven tho world's
champion baseball team.
C. My number is twelve tho twelve
months of tho year.
Any one unable to think of n subject
In connection with tho number drawn
pays a forfeit. All forfeits must be
redeemed at the end of tho game.
The Queen's Cherries.
Sir Francis Carew once undertook to
entertain Queen Elizabeth at his seat
at Ueddlngton, and ho had promised
tho queen that sho should havo cher
ries freshly picked from his orchards.
Unfortunately tho queen announced
her intention of paying her visit nearly
a month after the ordinary season for
ripe cherries. However, Sir Francis
was equal to the occasion. Ho care
fully covered one of his cherrs trees
with a large canvas cover as soon as
the fruit began to form. Thus the sun
was kept off and the crop ripened very
slowly indeed, especially as the cover
was kept damp. A few days before
tho queen was duo to arrive the cover
was removed, and tho brilliant sum
mer sunshine speedily brought the
fruit to , perfection, so that Queen
Elizabeth was delighted to receive at
the hands of a page a dish of the fin
est cherries, long past tho proper sea
son for such delicacies.
Always Fairy Tales.
There has never been a language
spoken that has not been used for
telling fairy tales. Whether In hot
lands or cold, among savages or tho
most cultivated nations why, not 0
moment passes in which some one,
somewhere, Is not telling a fairy tale,
or listening to one, or reading one, or
perhaps writing a now one. Which
makes it delightfully probable that we
shall always havo them with us, how
ever scarce tho fairies may havo made
themselves In these prosaic and prac
tical days. St, Nicholas.
Home Life of the Grebe.
Unlike most birds, the grebes do not
brood their eggs continually, according
to a writer In Outing. It is only at
night and on cloudy days that you
will find them nt home. As soon as
the sun has risen and warmed tho
chilly morning air tho old bird leaves
her nest, and, collecting decaying vege
tation from tho shore or bottom of
tho lake, she covers the eggs with a
thick layer and leaves tho sweltering
mass of steaming muck to hatch them
while sho spends tho day in Idleness or
Origin of a Saying.
"A feather In one's cap" Is derived
from Scotland. Among tho woodcraft
enthuslahts It was tho custom for the
Individual first to kill a woodcock to
pluck out u feather nnd place It in his
cap. Oliver Cromwell conferred dig
nity upon this expression when, on his
refusal of tho English crown, ho ob
served: "Koynlty is but a feather in
a man's cap. Let children enjoy their
Jack and the Beans Talk.
Jack Is the leader and asks a ques
tion of each person in the room.
Tho reply must bo neither "yes" nor
"no," and must Invariably begin with
somo letter In tho word "bean."
Any player falling to answer prompt
ly miiHt take the placo of the question
er and become Jack.
There once wero nine noblo nlnepln men
Who Btoort up sturdy In a row.
They woro ready to fall dead with their
captain at the head.
Only awaiting a ball or so.
And the captain of all these valiant men
Was tho proudest of all tho tenpln town.
With a rumble, tumble and a roll
Came tho ball and knocked him down.
And then the nine noblo nlnepln men
Who stood up sturdy In a row
Had to fall all a-sprawl, though they nev
er felt the ball,
Because the oantaln nuuhail tham ui
King Nicholas I., Ruler of the
When King Nicholas I. of Montene
gro declared war with Tin-key he light
ed a torch that has fired tho Ualkan
states into fury ngaiust their hered
itary enemies. In his proclamation to
tho people King Nicholas said:
"Montenegro had hoped to obtain
tho liberation of tho Serbs In Turkey
without tho shedding of blood, but
peaceful endeavors proved unavail
ing, and no other recourso was left
but to take up tho sword on their be
half. "Wo are assured in this holy under
taking of tho sympathy of tho whole
civilized world, and wo will havo the
loyal assistance of tho kings of Servia,
Bulgaria and Greece and their peo
ples, who In this affair havo ranged
themselves with the Montenegrins like
Of tho countries named Bulgaria has
a war establishment of 275,000 men,
Servia is believed to bo nearly as
strong, Greece is rated between 75,000
and 100,000 men, while Montenegro
can put upward of 20,000 men into tho
field. Turkey will probably bo able to
mobollzc 400,000 men to meet her foes
In tho Balkans.
Montenegro, tho state that opened
hostilities, was a principality until
1010, In which year It was proclaimed
a kingdom by the national parliament
on the fiftieth anniversary of the ac
cession of Prince Nicholas. It was
formerly a province of tho old Servian
empire, which came to an end In 13S9,
since which date It has always claim
ed to bo independent and was so rec
ognized by tho Berlin treaty of 1878.
It has an nren of 3.4SC square miles
and a population of about 225,000.
King Nicholas was born in 1841 and
succeeded Prince Danllo In 1SC0. Ho
was proclaimed king lu 1010. One of
Ids daughters is queen of Italy, anoth
er n Russian grand duchess nnd n
third a princess of Battenberg. Tho
Montenegrins are a hardy, warlike
people, passionately devoted to their
Federal Judge Anderson.
Judge Albert B. Anderson, who pre
sides over tho trial of forty-six labor
men indicted for complicity In the so
called "dynainlto conspiracy" case at
Indlauapolis, has had a distinguished
career on tho federal bench. During
his judicial career ho has tried many
big corporation cases involving alleged
AU1E11T II. ANDERSON.
violations of tho United States laws.
Ono of theso was tho rehearing of tho
famous ?20,000,000 Standard Oil case.
A native of Indiana, Judgo Anderson
is flfly-fivo years old. Ho was edu
cated at Wabash college, whero ho dis
tinguished himself as an orator and
scholar. Ho studied law in Indian
apolis, and nftcr his admission to tho
bar ho practiced his profession with
great success, first nt Crawfordsvlllo,
Intl., and later at Indianapolis. Ho was
appointed Judgo of tho United States
court for the district of Indiana in
1002. Judgo Anderson's homo Is in Indianapolis.
tTho treasury department Is consldorlnR
the advisability of making paper money
Wow I Wow I Wow I
Sea what Is threatening nowl
Added to all our other Ills,
They'ro going to chop our dollar bills!
To pllo distress on our troubled souls
They'ro going to minify our rolls.
To tho end that a chap with a wad of
I Won't have such a chanco to make a
I They're going to mow
1 Our verdant dough,
J Doing to plumo
I Our sweet marume,
Going to trim, thoso heartless masters.
Tho area small of our green shlnplasters!
And yet, why fret?
Why excited get?
There's llttlo of uso to cry.
It's only tho way things go today.
SInco a dollar now less will buy
Dy twenty per cent than It used to, why
Shouldn't It then much smaller bo?
It's a logical following, you can sco.
If n, dollar Is now worth fifty cents
Why should It boast with fall pretenso
To bo a dollar In stzo nt all
When really It should bo much moro
Bo trim tho money and cut It down;
Bhavo It and sllco Its edges aroun';
Dash It and slash It hour by hour
Till In size It oquals Its buying power!
Now York World.
A Matter of Application.
On tho marriage of a favorlto
nephew, reasoning that the couplo
would receive all sorts of costly pres
ents, an old lady who was n great
lover of gardens sent them a fine
edition of a book on flowers. Sho
wrote their names therein, together
with an inscription. Promptly came
n note from tho nephew, acknowledg
ing tho gift with profuse thanks.
"The book Is no end jolly, and It's tho
only book we got, iiid wo both thank
you ever so hard; but, confidentially,
dear Aunt Martha, Louise was Just
a llttlo hurt over the Inscription. Are
we really as bad as all that?"
Aunt Martha was puzzled for just n
minute; then she remembered that the
inscription was: "O all ye green things
upon tho earth, bless yo the Lord;
praise him and magnify him forever."
Living Church Magazine.
Betwixt and Between.
Tho lady was talking to the pro
"Did you ever run over a dog?" she
"Yessum," ho answered cheerfully.
"Goodness! Wasn't It nwful?"
"It sure was, ma'am."
"D-d-did you ever hit a cow?"
"Ugh! And cr did you ever strike
a human being?"
"Meaning n man? Yessum oncet."
"Heavens! Didn't you faint?"
"No'm I stuck to my wheel."
"But how did you feel? What was
It like? How what when "
"Well, It made a bigger bump than
a dawg, but It was lots softer than a
eow; otherwise It was sorter betwixt
an' between!" Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Tho Doctor How Is tho patient this
Tho Patient's Wife I think he's bet
ter, but he seems to bo worrying about
Tho Doctor Hum! Yes. Just tell
him I won't send It for n month. That
ought to freshen him up n bit Now
A New Sign.
Minister I've brought so many sep
arated husbands and wives together
that I regard myself as n clerical cob
bler. Deacon That's so, parson. You
ought to havo a big sign.
Minister What would you suggest?
Deacon Matrimonial Ro-Palrlug
AVhllo You Wnit.-SatIro.
Of Course He Liked 'Em.
Little Iloosler (to llttlo Boston boy
who Is visiting him) D'yuh llko mov
in' picher shows?
Llttlo Boston Boy If you mean pho
tographic Illustrations of animated un
til ro displayed on a screen why, I
have witnessed them with some satis
"Investigations, aro not what they
used to bo."
"No," replied Mr. Grafton Grabb; "In
! tho good old days Investigations were
frequently held for tho purpose of
convincing tho public that something
It had discovered wasn't so." Wash
The Finishing Touch.
navlng been formally notified of his
nomination, the caudlduto said:
"Now, gentlemen, to make tho matter
thoroughly ridiculous I beg to bo ex
cused a moment whllo I break tho news
to my wifo and children." St. Louis
"BUllnger seems to havo great con
fidence lu his wife."
"Yes. Ifs really extraordinary, no
would even bo willing to stay In tho
yard whllo sho was manipulating the
hose." Chicago Record-Herald.
Has Its Advantages.
GIbbs Wealth doesn't bring happi
ness. Dlbbs Maybo not, but I'd sooner bo
unhappy with money than without it
The New Count.
"Much of a trip?"
"I should sny so; forty-two post
SHERIFF'S HALE OF VALUABLE
HEAL ESTATE.-By virtue of process
Issued out of tho Court of Common
PloaB of Wayno county, and 8tato of
Pennsylvania, and to me directed
nnd dellvored, 1 havo levied on and
will expose to public boIo, at the
Court Hoiibo In Honesdale, on
Kit I DAY, DEC. 27, lOlii, 2 I M.
All tho defendant's right, tltlo,
and lntorest In tho following de
scribed property viz:
All that cortaln pleco or parcel of
land, together with tho Improve
ments thereon, eltuate on tho West
sido of West street in tho borough
of Honesdale, bounded and describ
ed as follows, to wit: Beginning nt
tho southeast corner of Levi H.
Adams' lot and thenco at right
angles with West street along said
Adams' line westerly one hunderd
and twenty-fivo feet; thenco souther
ly along tho lino of E. Noibauer
forty-flvo feet and thenco In an
easterly direction along tho lino of
Win. T. Mooro ono hundred and
twenty-five feet to West street and
thenco northerly along tho western
lino of West street forty-flvo feet to
the placo of beginning. Being tho
same land which J. Adam Iteltcn
auer and wifo conveyed to Emma G.
Secor by deed dated February 5,
18S3, and recorded in Wayne County
Deed Book No. CO, at page 388, etc.
Tho description abovo set forth Is
tho same as the description con
tained in said deed.
On tho above described premises
thero is a large two and one-half
story framo dwelling.
Seized and taken In execution as
tho property of Emma G. Secor at
tho suit of J. P. Spencer and II. T.
Wright, Exrs. No. 80 October
Term, 1912. Judgment, $1,500,
with Interest from August S, 1899,
less ?200 paid on said interest. At
torneys, Searlo & Salmon.
TAKE NOTICE All bids and costs
must be paid on day of sale or deeds
will not bo acknowledged.
FRANK C. KIMBLE, Sheriff.
Honesdale, Nov. 27, 1912.
NOTICE TO BONDHOLDERS OF
THE MILANVILLE BRIDGE CO.
Tho bondholders of tho Mllanvllle
Brldgo Company will take notice
that in pursuanco of a resolution
duly adopted by the Company, and
in accordance with the provisions of
the mortgage dated January 2,
1905, given by tho Mllanvllle
Bridge Company to Homer Greene.
Trustee, one thousand dollars of the
bonds secured by said mortgage ljave
been drawn for redemption. On
presentation of said bonds to Homer
Greene, Trustee, at his office In
Honesdale, Pa., on or after January
1, 1913, they will be paid at their
par value, together with Interest
thereon to January 1, 1913, on and
after which date interest thereupon
will cease. The numbers of the
bonds so drawn aro as follows:
5 0 7 1? 14 15 19 22
29 31 45 4C 53 SO 94
99 113 140 150 15S
1C7 170 175 1S4 185 195
197 214 231 244 249257
259 2G3 2G7 2C9 270 2S2
CHAS. E. BEACH.
Secretary of the Mllanvllle Bridge
This Is an early Christmas doll.
It will bo nabbed by an early Christmas
Indeed, tho early shoppers get all the
good things, Including good service.
For when tho clerks aro tired and rushed
they cannot give good service. They are
worn out, and the goods are pretty well
worn out or bought out, which amounts
to tho same thing.
Tho only way to get tho best of tho
Christmas shopping mob Is to head them
oft go first beat them to It.
The market Is full of attractivo dolls
when tho season opens, and tho shopgirls
aro glad to show them.
Later on the cholco dolls aro not so
plentiful, and the shopgirls havo lost some
of their spirit.
It Is your own fault. You should have
The early doll is waiting
for the early shopper.
GO GET IT TODAY.
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WTM. II. LEE,
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Post Office. Honesdale. I'd.
ATTORNEY A COUNSEI.OU-AT-LAW,
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pHARLES A. McCAHTY,
J ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-IT-LAW.
Special and prompt attention elien to the
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ATTORNEYS A COUN8ELORS-AT-LAW,
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