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70th YEAR. --NO. 98
RONESDALE, WAYNE 00., PA., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1912.
PRICE A CENTS
I1THFR ARfilflFNTAI Y SHOT
BY DAUGHTER.
WAYNE COUNTY APPLE CROP
IS GOOD
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Mother Dies Instantly.
Without a mlnuto's warning, Mrs.
Trees Jteceivo Iarger Crops.
Tho most cheerful outlook for
years Is claimed by farmers in re-
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gun upon a peg in the living room.
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Tho mother was paring potatoes
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had the knife In one hand and a
potatoe in the other. The children,
It is stated, ran from the house af
ro r r a ennnnnfr it la n cn cinion
waB fired through the window as one
of tho panes was broken. No cred
ence, however, was given this
story.
Dr G T. Rodman, of Hawley, was
called, who summoned tho coroner
that an Inquest was unnecessary, as
the shootinc was Durelv accidental.
Mrs Hess was aged 49 years and
was twice married, being separated
from her first husband about 15
years She leaves her husband and
several children. Tho funeral,
held on Sunday.
ARGUMENT COURT BUSINESS
Held Saturday Afternoon Bridges
Acted Upon Three Divorces
Granted Guardians and Other
Appointments Made.
Argument court which is usually
held on the first Monday of the
month was held on Saturday after
noon at half past one o'clock, with
President Judge A. T. Searle pre
siding. It was held on Saturday be
cause Judge Searlo is holding court
in Philadelphia this week.
The usual .business pertaining to
widows and orphans coming before
the first Monday court was disposed
of and several appointments were
made. Thero were three divorces
cranted.
The divorces granted were: Ed
gar W. Dodge vs. Hattle Dodge,
married Dec. 23, 1905; Bertha E.
Killam vs. Royal S. Killam, married
June 1, 1909; Homer Loveless vs.
Daisy Loveless.
It was ordered that Tony Perri,
who has been serving time for lar-
Ing liquor without a license at Far
view, bo discharged on December
24 on payment of 550 and costs of
prosecution.
It was ordered that W. W. Polt,
who has bee nservlng time for lar
cency, which he confessed to, be re
leased on December 24, on payment
of costs or suitable security.
Estate of Angellne Hazelton Mas
ters, deceased. Order for sale of
real estate. Return of sale approv
ed absolutely unless exceptions be
filed.
Petition and appointment of a
guardian for Fannie Edsall, Sadie
Edsall, Robert Edsall and Memphine
Edsall, minor children of Robert
H. Edsall, deceased. M. E. Simons,
Esq., appointed guardian.
Petition for guardian of Mary
Farrell. Hearing ordered to be held
on second Monday of January next
at 2 o'clock p. m.
Application was made by Edith H.
Potter, administratrix of E. C. Pot
ter, deceased, for private sale of
timber on certain lands in Salem
township. Sale ordered. Edith Pot
ter to givo bond in sum of $300.
William Rockwell appointed guar
dian of Benjamin Van Valkenburg,
minor child of James A. Van Valk
enburg, late of Scott township.
Bond approved.
Bond of Clareossa G. Miller, ad
ministratrix, of John B. Miller, late
of Lake township on sale of real es
tato approved.
Petition of B. W. Raymond, ad
ministrator of tho estate of James
Van Valkenburg, deceased, for pri
vate sale of real estate. Sale ordered.
In to administrator's account of
estate of Frank L. Washburn. C. P.
Searlo, Esq., appointed auditor to
distribute balance of funds In bands
of accountant.
Petition of Mao T. Osborn, ad
ministratrix of estate of Anna M.
Thorpe, deceased, to sell live shares
of common stock of Automatic Elec
tric Company of Chicago. Permis
sion granted to sell.
In re estate of John H. Ryan, de
ceased. Appraisements filed by W.
II, Lee ,M. E. Simons and W. H.
Stone, confirmed nisi and confirmed
absolute unless exceptions bo filed.
W. J. Barnes appointed guardian
of Carl Hawkey and Sadio Hawkey,
minor children of George Hawkey,
deceased.
Estate of Fannie E. Brown, de
ceased. Order for sale of real es
Is of better quality and will lasT
longer than a number of years.
Not only has the weather during
tho spring, summer and fall been
more conductive to applo growing,
but there has been a distinct Im
provement In the methods of apple
cultivation employed by tho farmers
and orchardlsts of Wayne county.
A number of younger men are com
ing Into the field, many of them
graduates of agricultural colleges,
and they bring with them advanced
Ideas which they have been apply
ing to farms with gratifying results.
Some years ago it was taken for
granted by farmers that Wayne
county conditions could not bring
forth the high grade quality of ap
ples that are grown in the New Eng
land Western states, but the ad
vanced ideas of young men coupled
with the extraordinary soil condi
tions has put this notion to rout.
The old-fashioned farmers of
former times were accustomed to
turn their cattle loose in the apple
orchards, spray the trees once a
year and more often not at all, and
trust to Providence that the crop
would be good enough to dispose
of to some indlscrimlnating middle
man. This was all well enough for
the time being, but times have
changed and to-day the farmer who
employs such slipshod methods is
pretty doubtful of finding a market
for his apples.
Before another year rolls around
there will undoubtedly be an or
ganization of some kind whereby the
farmers will find a direct market for
his apples and other farm produce.
There is no better place in the
United States for raising apples than
In Wayne county. This statement
is backed by an agricultural state
ment made by the State and federal
departments.
Farmers interested in greater
production should attend the farm
ers' institutes to be held in Wayne
county in the following places and
upon the dates mentioned below:
Farmers' institutes will be held in
Wayne county as follows: Honesdale
Dec. 28; Aldenville, Dec. 30th and
31.et In the Baptist church; Pleasant
Mount in high school, Jan. 1st and
2nd: Lakewood Methodist churcb,
Jan. 3rd and 4th. Robert S. feeds
will give at Aldenville, Pleasant
Mount and Lakewood his lecture on
"Mistakes of Life Exposed." It is a
humorous lecture and can not bo ex
celled
Honesdale Tradin
SATURDAY,
December 1 4
TRADE AT HOME
PATRONIZE YOUR
OWN MERCHANTS
The stores are now laden with the choicest merchandise for
Christmas shoppers. Call on the Citizen's advertisers.
CHARLES COLEMAN MEETS
UNUSUAL FATE
RAILROADS CALL .MAILS A LOSS
Strong Protest Against Postmaster.
General's Attitude.
That tho Postmaster-General has
Ignored the essential elements of the
postal service and expense and the
fundamental element of a return on
the value of railway property Is
charged by the railroads in their an
swer to the Cabinet official's recom
mendation for a change in postal pay
laws which, tho carriers say, will
still further decrease their revenues.
The committee on railway mall
pay, representing 2C8 roads, with
214,275 miles of line, is undertak
ing systematically to answer the
Postmaster-General's report to Con
gress, wherein he stated that In
1909 the roads were paid about $9,'
000,000 too much for carrying mails
An official statement Is being Issued
In order, the roads say, that they
may lay their case before tho pub
lic. In the course of a statement to
the public they say:
The fairness of railway mall pay
can be tested by apportioning oper
ating expenses between passenger
and freight traffic and then making
a secondary apportionment of the
passenger expenses between mall
and other kinds of traffic carried on
passenger trains. This method in
volves charging directly to each
kind of traffic all expenses pertain
ing exclusively thereto and the ap
portionment on some fair basis of
those expense which are common
to more than ono kind of traffic.
In accordance with tho request of
the Postmaster-General tho railways
estimated tho cost of conducting tho
mall service in this manner, and
18C railways operating 2,370 mail
routes with a total length of 170,
71 C miles ascertained and reported
that for November, 1909, tho op
erating expenses (not including
taxes) for conducting the mail ser-
vico were $4,009,184. Tho Post
master-General states that all tho
railways represented in tho forego
ing and enough others to Increase
tho mileago represented to 194,978
were paid for tho same month only
J3.C07.773.13. It thus appears that
the pay was far below tho operating
expenses, without making any allow
ance for taxes or for a return upon
tho fair value of tho property employed.
Chokes to Dentil by Falling From
Seat Whirled Between spokes
Was Driving Homo From Union
lnlc Urotlier of Eugene V.
Coleman of This Place.
Tho Scranton Tribune-Republican
of Tuesday morning contained an ac
count of the sudden death of Chas.
Coleman, brother of Eugene V. Cole
man, of this place. Eugene Cole
man left Tuesday for Uniondale af
ter hearing of the uphappy fate of
his brother. The Tribune-Republi
can has the following to say:
Falling out of a buggy while driv
ing from Dundaff to his home in
Uniondale, his head falling between
the spokes of one of the wheels,
causing him to bo strangled, was the
very unusual manner in which Chas.
P. Coleman, of Uniondale, met death
at a late hour Sunday night.
Coleman spent Sunday with his
brother, William, in Dundaff, and
about 10 o'clock that night started
to drive to his 'home, distant about
three miles. It Is presumed that the
young man was dozing as the buggy
was going along over the rough road
and that he fell from the seat In a
somersault fashion. From the ap
pearance of the body when it was
discovered along the roadway Mon
day morning there is every reason
for the belief that the head fell be
tween tho spokes of the wheel and
that the horse kept on going, whirl
ing tho driver to bis death with each
revolution of the wheel.
This theory is borne out by bruises
and lacerations on tho neck, which.
it is claimed, would not be sustained
in any other manner. That the horse
endeavored to free itself from the
Incumbrance to one of tho forward
wheels Is shown by the Impression of
a horse's hoof upon the neck of the
dead man, pressing upon the jugular
vein. It is believed that tho man
was dead within a minute after fall
ing from 'his seat.
At an early hour Monday morning
a man named Burdick, driving to
ward Uniondale, found tho dead
body lying in the roadway, about a
mile further on ho came across the
horse standing. The body was tak
en to the homo of his father, Charles
H. Coleman, at Uniondale.
Tho victim of this accident was
thirty-four- years of age and had
been a resident of Uniondale, for a
number of years past. He Is surviv
ed by his father, two sisters, and tho
following brothers: Harry and
Douglas, of Uniondale; Eugene, of
Honesdale, and William, of Dundaff.
Tho funeral will take place from tho
home at 10 o'clock Wednesday
morning and Interment will be made
In tho Uniondale cemetery.
MOOSIC LAKE RAILROAD MAY
ENTER WAYNE
Death of George Polly.
Georgo Polly, a former resident of
Honesdale, died in St. Louis, Mo., on
Saturday where he 1iad been employ
ed in tho Prendergast Lumber com
pany. He was 51 years of ago. The
remains were brought to Honesdale
Monday. He Is survived by
several brothers and sisters as fol
lows: Benjamin Polly and Mrs. C.
A. Purdy, of Seelyville; Miss Flora
Polly, of Lake Ariel; Mrs. George
Franc and Ernest Polly of Dalton,
and Amos Polly of Scranton.
Death of Grace L. Dunn.
Miss Grace L. Dunn of this place,
died at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel Wedgo on Main street Sat
urday, following a long Illness of
double pneumonia. She had been
employed as a glass inspector at T.
B. Clark s glass factory up to tno
Beginning nt Road's Terminal It Mny
lie Built to Salem llcforo Spring
Jlurko Brothers Behind Project.
Owing to the proposed Lake Ariel
Street Railway being unable to get a
city franchise in parts of Scranton,
another trolley proposition has
sprung forth. It Is fathered by
Timothy and John Burke and the
American Railway Company. It Is
an extension of the Scranton, Dun-
more and Moosic Lake railroad from
the Moosic Lake terminal to Lake
Ariel and possibly to Hawley, with
extensions from the main line to
touch smaller towns In Wayne coun
ty. It is claimed by Mr. Burke that
the road from Moosic Lake to Ariel
may be finished to Salem, Wayne
county, before next summer, Salem
being half way to Ariel from Moosic
Lake. In an interview with a Scran
ton Truth reporter on the scheme
Mr. Burke said:
" I have been thinking about the
extension for a long time," Mr.
Burke said to a Truth reporter. "In
fact, the original intention when the
Moosic Lake Line was built was to
extend it to Lake Ariel and from
there to Hawley
" Farmers in that country have
been urging me to make an extension
for their benefit, and for the benefit
of the road. We will tap a great
virgin field, whero there is now no
railway facilities of any kind, and
We will have no opposition."
U UAUbl V. . ..... U. . L .
neard of the 'proposition to reach
Lake Ariel by way of Moosic Lake
and they declare that this route
would be the shortest and the least
expensive to build, as the country
through that section is comparatively
level.
Lake Ariel is twelve miles from
Moosic Lake and the construction of
tho road from Dunmoro to Moosic
Lake overcomes all of the difficul
ties that would beset any route that
began in Scranton, with Lake Ariel
as the objective point
General Manager Frank Caum ad
mltted that he and Mr. Burke have
been over the territory and that it
is not improbable that the American
Railway company will become inter
ested In the project.
Calls it Logical Route.
' That would be the logical way
to reach Lake Ariel, and the vast
country In that section where there
are no railroad facilities of any
kind," Mr. Caum said. " From an
Investment standpoint, it is my opin
ion that the road would pay, as it
will cost very llttlo to construct com
paratively speaking.
" It is true that Mr. Burke and I
have been over tho territory In an
automobile, looking over the route.
It is only a short distance from
Moosic Lake to Lake Ariel, less
than twelve miles, I believe, and
through a country that is compara
tively level.
" Of all the section In this part of
tho state that I have seen, tho coun
try back of tho mountains affords
tho best and least expensive oppor
tunity for tho construction of a rail
way line. Moosic Lake is over 2,
000 feet elevation abovo sea level.
Lake Ariel is considerably lower, but
the downgrade along that dlstanco
will not be moro than ninety feet to
tho mile.
" Tho route would bo almost a di
rect line between tho terminals, and
if the extension Is made to Hawloy,
the lino would still be a direct ono."
General Manager caum said that
tho decision to build tho road would
sections, making tho first stage to
Salem, and from thero, by next
year, wo will build the second slx
mllo stago to Lako Ariel, and from
thero again to Hawley.
" The plan is to build branches off
of this main lino to touch the many
smaller towns. Wo will bo practi
cally tho only railroad within reach
of thousands of farmers and that
thero is room for it is shown by tho
fact that committees for farmers
have called upon me, urging mo to
extend tho road.
" I can't say when wo will meet
with tho American Railway company
to straighten out some of the details,
but I am trying to get matters fixed
up so that the work can start very
soon."
Can Build It Himself.
Asked if tho route had been map
ped out or if engineers were at
work, Mr. Burke said:
" I built the Moosic Lake road
myself, with tho assistance of one
engineer, and I think I can get along
pretty well with the extension with
out much trouble.
Practical builders can see with
their eyes, sometimes, what engi
neers cannot see with their instru
ments. The country through there
won't present any difficulties to us
In a construction way, and there
won't be any franchises to have any
trouble with as the right of way will
bo largely through private property."
ANNUAL BANQUET OF THE
EXCHANGE
PERSONAL MENTION.
Mmo of her illness. Sho was thirty
two years of age. The funeral ser- be largely up to Timothy anu joun
vices wero held at tho homo of Mr. Burke, as thoy practically own the
Llvo Stock Markets.
Pittsburgh, Dec. 10.
CATTLE Supply, 100 cars; market
strong and higher; Christmas cattle, t3.75
B10.2S: choice, SMUaa.Gti; prime, a.waza;
nnd Mrs. Wedgo at half-past seven
o'clock Monday ovenlng, Rev. "W. H.
Swift oillclatlng. Tho remains wero
taken to Calkins whero interment
was made in tho Calkins cemetery.
Her father and mother preceded her
in death.
tate, Return approved unless ex- good, I7.50as.t0; tidies, t6.90a7.7S; fair, is.M
ceptions bo filed; confirmed abso-, aM - fS&JZT
JUteiy. . .. hiirkp AND LAMUS-Prlmo wethers,
Atnraisement of $300 to Julia
Quinney, widow of Herbecb J. Quln
ney, deceased. Petition of Clarelssa
Q. Miller, administratrix of John B.
Miller, deceased, to sell real estate.
Salo ordered.
In tho account of P. J. Haggert,
(Continued on Pago Four.)
HHEEP AND LAMUS Prlmo wethers
Jt.21a4.tp0; good mixed, J3.75a4.15j fair, W.26
a3.75; lambs, 5a8; veal calves, tl0.60all.t0;
heuvy anil thin calves, I7a8.
HOGS Receipts, 100 double decks; mar
ket higher; prime heavy, r7.75a7.80; heavy
mixed, mediums and heavy Yorkers, 17.70
a7.75; light Yorkers, 7.Kla7.eO; pls. t7a
7.26; roughs, H.76a7.
Deatli of Nicholas Lorls.
Nicholas Lorls died nt his late
home in Scranton on Saturday, aged
51 years. Mr. Lorls had been blind
and subject to nervous spoils for tho
past four years. Prior to his illness
ho held tho position of shoo sales
man for Durland-Weston Shoo Com
pany. Ho Is survived by his wlfo
and ono son, Paul, and ono daugh
ter, Margaret. Ho also leaves three
brothers, Benjamin, William and
Phillips, and two sisters, Mrs. P. J.
Sullivan, of Brooklyn, N. Y.; Mrs.
Wm. H. Hattler of Baltimore Md.
Tho Temalns wero brought to Hones
dale on Saturday morning. Tho fu
neral services wero bold from St.
Mary Magdalen's church at 11
o'clock that morning. Interment
was mado In tho German Catholic
cemetery.
Scranton, Dunmore and Moosic Lako
railroad, which Is tho trackage from
tho end of the Drinker street lino of
tho Scranton Railway company to
Moosic Lake.
Tho American Railway company,
Mr. Caum said, would bo Interested
In the project as an operating com
pany, the Moosic Lako road being
operated on tho Burko right of way
under a loase.
Later, Mr. Burke declared that ho
will tako tho matter up with tho
Philadelphia officials of tho Ameri
can Railway company as soon as ho
can arrango a conference
" Tho people In that section,"
ho said, " are anxious for tho road
to bo built, and they havo sent sev
eral committees to see mo about tho
matter. I am In favor of the propo
sition, and you should not bo surpris
ed if tho road is completed to Salem
before next Summer. That Is only
six miles from Moosic Lake, and
could be easily accomplished.
" I should Uko tho construction
work to ko right ahead, and extend
tho lino to Hawley. but if we cannot
I do that, wo will build the road by
Fred Pohle spent Sunday with rel
atives at Laurella.
James Burnett, of Waymart, was
a caller in town on Friday.
Mrs. E. W. Burns entertained at
her home on Friday evening.
Charles Jay, of Pleasant Mount, is
a guest of relatives in Honesdale.
Mrs. F. B. Whitney Is visiting rel
atives and friends In New York City.
Mrs. Charles Hudson, of Carbon-
dale, spent a few days in town last
week.
Mrs. D. Woodard has returned
homo after spending a few days in
Hawley.
Lawrence Wenlger of Main street,
is confined to the house by a severe
attack of rheumatism.
Mrs. Emma Johnson, who has been
in Scranton for the past few weeks,
returned Monday much improved in
health.
Hon. E. B. Hardenbergh attended
a business meeting of State Hospital
board of trustees in Scranton on
Tuesday.
Mrs. Anna Schoonover and Cora
Barlow have returned homo after
spending a few days with Mrs. E. S
Uglow of Main street.
Misses' Elizabeth Tembus, Mary
Haggerty, Mary O'Brien and J.
Ackermau and M. Tembus spent Sun
day with friends at Egypt.
Mrs. J. L. Oakes entertained a
number of ladles at her home on
West street Monday afternoon at
cards. Dainty refreshments were
served.
Herbert Bassett spent Sunday
with relatives In Scranton and re
turned Monday afternoon, accom
panied by his wlfo who had been
spending several weeks there.
Judge A. T. Searle, who is pre
siding over the new Common Pleas
Court In Phialdelphla, spent the
week-end in Honesdale, returning to
Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Richards are
packing their goods preparatory to
removing to Wilkes-Barre, where
Mr. Richards has secured employ
ment. Tho family has resided in
No. G Durland block for 13 years.
W. H. Hall, who for tho past two
years has been traveling in the in
terest of the Painter's Magazine, a
New York publication, has returned
and is now able to tako caro of the
Interests of his friends and patrons
Charles W. Elmendorf, who has
been tho proprietor of tho Hotel
Wayne for tho past year, will sell
his goods and depart from our midst
about December 20, his lease having
expired. John II. Weaver, forme
proprietor, will again conduct th
hotel.
W. B. Lesher. Register and Re
corder, returned to his duties In the
court house Saturday morning after
spending a week at his former home
in Sterl ng. wmio tnere no accom
panted a hunting party into tho Pike
county woods and succeeded in kill
Ing a line buck.
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Eck, who fo
several years havo been residents o
Whlto Mills, expect to leavo for
Scranton this week, Mr. Eck having
secured employment In that city,
He has been foreman In tho blowing
department of tho Dortlinger plant
for eleven years.
Alva M. Harding, aged elghty-flv
years, died on Thursday last at his
homo in Hamlin after a nriei in
ness. Ho is survived by two daugh
ters, Mrs. Amos Oliver and Mrs. Inez
Curtis, both or Hamlin. .Mr. iiaru
ing was one of tho best known rest
dents of Wayne county. Tho funer
al was held at Hamlin on Saturday
morning at 11 o'clock.
Held In Lyric Theatre Last Thurs
day Evening Good Speecli
inaking nnd Singing.
Tho annual Danquet of the Ex
change and Literary club was held
last Thursday evening in Lyric
theatre. Covers were laid for 100
members and guests. Tho tables,
which took tho form of the letter
"E," were placed upon the stage of
tho theatre. Palms and cut flowers
formed a part of the decorations.
Beforo introducing the tosat
master, Attorney Charles P. Searlo,
President Thomas M. Fuller made a
few appropriate remarks. Mr.
Searle then graced the toastmaster's
chair, doing justice to the office to
which he had been appointed. He
made an ideal toastmaster. Mr.
Searlo told a number of entertain
ing stories about the club members
and dwelt upon the duties of tho
community and the State.
After singing by the club mem
bers, Rabbi Alnspacher, of Scran
ton, was Introduced by Toastmaster
Searle. He gave a forceful and In
spiring address upon the "Ultimate
American," drawing an eloquent and
characteristic picture of tho Ameri
can of the future.
Singing and music furnished by
Sonner's orchestra was again en
joyed after which Dr. William E.
Griffis, of Ithaca, N. Y., was intro
duced by the toastmaster. Dr.
Grlfils told in an entertaining way
f the great men he had met. He
poke also of Japan and Its relation
to America and described the Jin
goes who would send us to war with.
apan.
Homer Greene followed Dr. Grif
fis and made an eloquent address
full of good cheer and inspiration,
urging the club members to work to
gether for the common good. He
poke of the great development of
the club In the past twenty years
and stated that Honesdale was on
the threshold of Its greatest pros
perity. His address was full of en
thusiasm and inspiration, character
istic of our poet-lawyer.
The banquet hall was tastefully
decorated with palms and flowers
and Sonner's orchestra furnished
music for the occasion. The cater-
ng was done by Mrs. Martha Hoch-
relder, of Wilkes-Barre. The ban
quet was enlivened by songs i n
which all the members joined.
Harry Madden, of Scranton, sang
several solos. It was generally vot
ed one of the most successful ban
quets that the club has ever held.
Tho banquet committee was com
prised of J. A. Bodle, Jr., and Ed
ward Katz, to whom Is due great
credit for the success of the affair.
Among the guests present wero
Franc Von Voltaire, of Chicago;
Harry Madden, of Scranton; Walter
Scurry, of Carbondale; R. W. Mur
phy, V. A. Decker, Homer Ames,
Charles Rolson, and W. F. Suydam,
Jr., of Hawley; Rev. W. H. Swift,
Rev. A. L. Whlttaker, Rev. C. C.
Miller and Fathers J. J. O Poole and
W. Balta, of this place.
BOROUGH FATHERS TRANSACT
BUSINESS.
Deatli of Mrs. Leila Simons.
Mrs. Leila Simons, of Arlington,
wlfo of Wm. Simons, died Tuesday,
Nov. 12, at 2:30 p. m., aged 34
years. Tho funoral was hold at tho
'home. Row Treat officiated. Burial
was mado In tho Hamlin cometery.
Mrs. Simons leaves to mourn her
loss her husband and llvo small
children, lier aged mother and five
sisters, also two brothers aud a great
many friends. She was a good
mother and a kind neighbor.
Work Light Sewer Committee Ke-
Ifortod and Bills Paid Adjourn
ed Early.
The December meeting of the bor
ough council was held on Thursday
evening of last week. All members
were present except 11. L. ltettew.
Burgess C. A. McCarty and Street
Commissioner Weidner were also in
attendance. The minutes of the last
regular and two special meetings
were read and approved.
Treasurer G. W. Penwarden made
the following report: Balance on
hand at tho last meeting, $0,377.08;
received from Auditor General A. E.
SIsson, 2 of Fire Insurance com
panies doing busluess outside of tho
state, $255.04, making a total of
$6,032.72. Paid out since last
meeting, $2,312.29, leaving a bal
ance of $4,321.10 In tho treasury.
Street Commissioner L. Weidner
reported that 330 feet of sewer pipe
had been laid. The pipe cost 30c
per foot. Tho total amount for la
bor and material Is $198. Commis
sioner Weidner was instructed to
proceed with tho sewer up High
street from Main until prohibited by
weather or deep frost.
Bills amoiuntlng to $1,389.93
wero ordered paid.
Business was exceptionally light
and tho session adjourned at 9:45
to meet again at the call of tho
president.
OXK OF OUR RURAL CARRIER'S
DREAMS.
Tho parcels post goes Into effect
January 1st. Ono of Wayno coun
ty's rural delivery carriers recently
dreamed tho following:
-Mr. Postman: Will you iileaso
get mo a ploco of beef, not a bono,
I want It for soup, 2 pounds, ono
pound hamburg steak, two bunches
celery, ono quart of oystors, ono
pound of crackers. I enclose a
bill. Please Uko out your pay.
Get tho balance in ono dollar bills
or change and oblige. A 30c pack
ago of instant postum, a 10c pack
ago of dates and a llttlo fresh fish."
SCHOOL NOTES.
Tho Freshman class is studying
the local newspapors. On Monday
afternoon, upon Invitation of Prof.
H. A. Oday, E. B. Callaway of tho
Citizen office, gave a short talk up-
MARRIAGE LICENSES. on tho history of tho newspaper and
Karl Eberleln Scott' tho art of printing. Each member
Myrtlo N. Montgomery Scott of tho class was presented with a
John E. Avery ....Notch, Plko Co. linotype slug upon which was their
Luclnda Hazen ....Notch, Plko Co. name.

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