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COST OF BIG WAR
French Expert Gives Staggering
Estimate ol General Conflict.
$5,400,000,000 A MONTH.
Jules Roche Declares That Beside Co.
loss.il Ruin at Home It Would Par
alyze the Entire World For Awhile.
Le RoyBcaulieu and Alfred Ney
marck Empliaiizo Fact.
The discussion of the possibility of n
Croat Kiirupean war has engaged the
attention of diplomats and political
leaders throughout the continent and
Great Britain and some of the specu
lations as to cost .ire stflRRering. The
most striking opinion is that of M.
Jules Hoc-he. former l'ronch minister of
commerce, who made some remarka
ble calculations on the point.
Talcing as a basis the expense in
curred by Trance during the war of
JS70, he rodtons that, assuming for the
bu1j of example, the six nations of
the triple alliance and the triple en
tente went to war, the cost of main
taining the armies alone would work
out at no less than $5,400,000,000 a
month without taking into account the
Stagnation of War.
"And what would be their Internal
condition?" he asks. "The belligerent
nations would bo struck with general
paralysis and would seo their very
means of subsistence disappear. Sus
pension of work would bo forced even
on those who were not Included in
the general 'mobilization, since whom
would there be to work for?
"To whom would they sell their prod
ucts? How coukl thoy be exchanged
or transported? All the largo works
and factories where the division of
labor is completed would have to be
shut Even agriculture would be Im
possible. "No more purchases or sales, either
the economic or the financial death of
labor, an abrupt stoppage of the heart's
action In the national organism of all
the nations at war, with profound re
action on all others ueh would be the
consequences of n general conflagration
In the present conditions of European
France Would Suffer Le6S.
Similar opinions are held by Paul
Leroy-Ileaulieu, member of the Insti
tute and one of France's leading econ
omists. He thinks, howover, that in
Buch a crisis France would suffer less
than the other great powers, since, be
ing self supporting, she always has at
her disposal an Immense accumulation
of agricultural products of the previous
year whereon she could draw for a long
She would thus be In far better cir
cumstances than Germany, for in
stance, which would find the greatest
difficulty in obtaining imports, being
cut off by the English fleet on the one
hand and by Russia on the other.
"Hut," he adds, "it is after the war
that a vanquished nation would have
the hardest timea, for many years
would be necessary to repair the losses
and heal tho woundn."
Alfred Xeymarck, vice president of
the French Society of Political Econ
omy, after pointing out the huge mag
nitude of commercial, Industrial and
financial interests as well as the enor
mous expansion in credit and business
generally nmong tho six nations which
would be engaged, asserts that the con
sequences of an abrupt cessation of
nil this activity through a general war
would be incalculable In lta vastness.
SUNSHINE IN EVERY CELL
And Glass Doors Plans For New Jo
Hot (III.) Prison.
Following are some of the features
of the plans for the now state peniten
tiary which U to be built at Jollct, Hi
nt u cost of 13,500,000:
Sunshine in every cell.
Constant supervision of prisoners
from one central point.
Circular cell housen connected with a
central dining hall.
Separate heating and ventilating ar
rangements, assuring tho maximum ef
fect for health of inmates.
The plans, drawn nftor three years'
Ktudy of prisons In this country and
Europe, have been submitted to Oov-t-riior
Deneen. Tho cell houses nre
circular structures about 120 feet In
diameter. Inatend of an open capo of
Kteel, heavy glass will bo placed be
tween the barn, so as to make an in
closed room of each cell.
FORE! AMEER PLAYS GOLF.
Natives Put Petitions In the Holes on
the New Links.
The ameer of Afghanistan has taken
up golf keenly and has had good links
laid out In the nefchborhood of Kabul.
Tho native were much puzzled by
the well kept gTeens; but, recognizing
the game uh a royal one, they put the
holes to n practical purpose. They got
Into tho habit of placing petitions Into
the holes at nlent In the hope that
they would reach the ameer when he
was putting next day.
Hut his majenty'a temper apparently
wus not Improved by the royal game,
lie resented this attempt to take ad
vantage of hhi recreations and ordered
that all such petitions be burned an-
(SEE THE POINT?)
OF WOMAN'S POWER.
tlf It weren't for tho hatpin I'd take off
my hnt nnd throw It Into tho rlnK. Mrs.
Idn Huatcil Harper llcforo Convention of
National Woman SuffrnKo Asiioclatlon nt
Ah, lady, there's tho rubl
You are a womnn; you
Instinctively hold back,
As women always do
When faoo to face with d.inBer
Or what may lie unknown
And Icavo to some one stronRcr
What should bo his nlono.
They claim that Intuition
Impels all womankind,
And yet thero Is an Ifness
in every woman's mind.
And what are hatpins, lady,
That they should block the way
To any woman's procrets
Alone new paths today 7
They're nothing, simply nothing,
And yet they Indicate
The Instinct of the woman
' To doubt and hesitate.
Man wears no hatpins, lady.
And when ho throws his hat
Ho never thinks of hatpins
Or anything like that,
Hut bnnss mlo tho battle
As never woman would
And taker the very longest
Chance on mnklnc Rood.
That's why It Is, dear lady.
That women do not stack
Up largely ns tho men do;
Their hatpins hold them back.
They havo not rrnchod the limit,
Hut maybe some day when
They chnngo the femalo Instinct
They'll wear their hats llko men.
W. J. Lnmpton In New Tork Times.
RED CROSS ACTIVITIES.
Money Sent to Balkans Used For Turk
and Christian Alike.
In a tone and comprehensive report
Miss Mabel Hoard'iian at the annual
meeting of the District of Columbia
chapter. American lied Cross, outlined
the work of the society in all parts of
the world during the last year. Miss
Hoanlman summarized what was ac
complished at tho international Hed
Cross conference last May, nt which
time delegates from every corner of
tho globe were present
"Tho money sent to the Balkan
states," said Miss Boardman, "will be
used for the Turks as well as the
Christians. The Hed Cross does not
limit its work on nccount of the creed
or race of the injured."
She said, judging by reports from
the scene, that thero are at least 100,
000 persons sick and wounded who
need the aid of the Hed Cross or a
similar organization. Fourteen thou
sand of these are In Constantinople
and nbout 10,000 in Servla. In Turkey
the Hed Cross works in conjunction
with the Hed Crescent, n similar so
ciety. One of the hardest propositions be
fore the Red Cross in the war zone Is
to combat the spread of disease which
so often follows In the wake of bat
tles. Miss Boardman nlso referred to
tho work of the Hed Cross at the time
of the Titanic disaster, the Mississippi
floods and In China.
CANAL TO BE "WHITE WAY."
Panama Engineers Have Elaborate
Plans For Lighting by Acetylene.
Details of the lighting equipment be
ing installed at the Panama canal by
tho army engineers, which, when com
pleted, will set Uncle Sam's short cut
through the continent up as a rival to
New York's Great White Way and
which will make navigation safe at
all hours of the night, Is described by
James Pattison in a paper read before
tho convention of naval engineers and
architects. Mr. Pattison was one of
the engineers who assisted In making
the plans. To accomplish this a dou
ble row of automatic acetylene lighted
buoys are being placed along the ca
nal, and the channel will be further
defined by powerful rapid flashing
range lights, which will be stationed
at vurlous points along tho waterway.
Through the Culebra cut or wherever
the proximity of the bank permits bea
cons will bo Installed instead of buoys.
Acetylene was selected instead of
oil for the lighted buoys, Mr. Pattison
explained, because of its superiority
to oil for the purposes of the case at
hand. Burned In a self lumluous
burner, he said, ncetyluiie gives an In
tensely concentrated white light, com
parable only to sunlight nnd five times
as powerful as tho light from oil.
TOBACCO TO PAY FOR WAR.
Bulgaria to Raise Price of "Weed"
Englishmen who have travoled In
Bulgaria have a grateful recollection
of tho cigarettes obtainable there, and
It will not surprise them to learn that
Bulgaria expects to pay the costs of
tho war chiefly by tobacco.
The "weed" grown In Bulgaria Is
excellent, and much of It ultimately
appoars In Turkish cigarettes, but of
course tho price In tho tobacco mar
ket differs from that paid for genuine
In Paris recently Turkish tobacco
was sold at 5 francs the kilo and Bul
garian tobacco at 2 francs. After tho
war tho Bulgarians will not only have
tho big Turkish tobacco provinces
(much of the best Turkish tobacco U
grown In the areas about Karasu To
nidge), but thoy will be able with the
Greeks to make a monopoly and also
to raise tho prlcV of Bulgarian tobacco
to what they believe Is Its real worth.
It Is believed that a very large part
of the war expenditure will he paid
In this way. It seems Indeed a
strance instance of modern develop
ments when gunpowder Is to bo paid
for by smoke.
FOR THE CHILDREN
The Pool and tho Tree
Under a tree on my way from school
I found n dear tittle baby pool.
It must have come with th rain that day
And thaucht It would stay bhtnd and
And there It was having a gam with tho
Prom under whoso branches It twinkled
Tho pool would smooth Itnalf out and
And tho branches would look at them
selves In there,
And then tho water would rlppl sad run.
And wabblo their picture juit for fun,
And break It all Into bit, and then
Lot tho lirntichfs look at thema)Te axatn.
Today I looked on my way to achool.
Just think what had happid to that
Tho frost had come In the dfd ot night
And frorcn the poor lauehlne pool up
It seemed a pity to spoil IU fun.
All of Its ripples and tame wera done.
Dut, bendhiB over. I aw th trace
Of fi picture still on lta eold, wao face,
A lovely picture of branehan fair
And leaves of silver were froian ttiere.
The denr little pool was asleep, you see.
And dreamed In IU alaep of tha bMtitlfuI
A Cooky Fish Pond.
To keep small children occupied nnd
happy during that Impatient part of
waiting for the advent of New Year's
make a large number of sugar cookies
in iVh shaped tins, slipping into the
nose of qach a wire ring Just beforo
they have become baked. Frost them
with white icing, and with a colored
Icing put on each tlsh a numeral rep
resenting Its supposed weight
Now partly cover a tea tablo with
blue paper, and fence In this space
with cardlxiard. Each child is given
n little rod and line and a set bag to
store his catch In, and fisherman's fun
When tho very last fish has been
hooked tho number of pounds contain
ed in each bag Is computed, and tho
most successful fisherman Is awarded
the championship and a toy fishing
boat. The other children will console
themselves satisfactorily by assidu
ously devouring their catch. Country
Lofty Ant Hills.
West African ant hills are veritable
giants, frequently standing forty feet
high. These ant hills are shaped some
thing like a sugar loaf and nre divided
inside Into hundreds of tiny rooms.
They have, needless to ay, myriads of
Inhabitants, and these art all busily
occupied In various ways forming tun
nels, making roads, gathering food and
watching over the eggs nnd youngsters.
The natives are afraid to touch theso
hills except from a distance with fire
arms. Tho ants often make their
strongholds around trees, and they are
built very solidly, with sides sometimes
twenty Inches thick. The Inside is hol
low, nnd at the top there is a sort of
attic. The "royal celL" whore tho
queen ant lives, is always found on the
ground floor. This good lady Is a. pris
oner, but Is carefully fed by her busy
subjects, the eggs she lays being Im
mediately carried nway and deposited
In "rooms' set apart for tlic purpose.
Facts About Tea.
For many years the New- England
colonists had no tea, chocolate or cof
fee to drink, for those were not In use
In England when America was sot
tied. In 1000 two dealers were licensed
to sell It In "publlque" In Boston.
Green nnd bobea tea was sold by the
Boston apothecaries In 1711. For rnany
ycars It was also sold. Ilk medicine In
England, by the npothoeorit and not
by the grocers. Many qaer mistakes
are on record through Ignorance of lta
proper ubc Many people put the tea
Into water and boiled it for a time,
then threw the liquid away and nte
tho tea loaves. In Salem they did not
find the leaves very attractive, so they
put butter and salt on tbctn.
Which of the birds would bo sup
posed to lift the heaviest wohjtit? Tho
Why Is a dirty child Ilk flannel?
Because it shrinks from washing.
When did Ruth treat Boar badly?
When she pulled his ears and trod on
Why Is a convivial man like a Qua
ker? Because he Is fond of the society
Luclla Gladys Rosamond Ophelia
Phyllis May rosolved to make somo
peoplo glad upon the Nrw Year's day.
A basket filled with dainties rare with
her own hands she bore and left It
without word or sign before a poor
friend's door. "It did not rvn bear
my name, for that. In full, you see,
would quite eclipse tho gift Itself," she
Origin of a Saying.
'Tho lion's share" embodied tho sar
casm of old Aesop, In whose fable, at
the conclusion of their Joint feast, the
animals announce their wish to divide
tho booty, the Hon claiming one-quarter
by reason of kingly prerogative, one
quarter for his superior courage, one
quarter for his dam and cubs. "As for
tho fourth quarter," said the Hon, "let
who will dispute It with me."
The Yulo Candle.
Tho Yulo candle was once nn Indis
pensable thing at Christmas. It was
of enormous size and lighted tlic whole
Christmas Island, In tho Pacific ocean.
Is so named because Oaptaln Cook
landed there on Christina day, 1777.
Be an Early
Tou know what tha early bird sets and
It Is not a cold alther but did you ever
think what tha late bird cets? Well. It le
this way: The early bird rets tha worm;
tha lata bird rets tha hole.
It la ven so with tha early and lata
Christmas ahoppara. Tha early Chrletmaa
shopper rats tha choice roods; tha lata
Chrletmajj shopper rats left Tha Uta
C B. atoo rata stepped on and mobbad.
Th early Chrlatmaa shopper rts tha
bltsalnrs of tha darks and th approval
of a rood conscience.
Tha lata C, S. ttAm Ua Ua vines and a
It Is tha lata Christmas shopper that
complain about tha way tha holiday haa
dereneratad. Tha early one la do content
ed and happy over aavlar the ahopptne
complctad that he or she Is prepared to
praise and enjoy Cbriatmas for what Jt Is.
There are plenty of worms for the early
olrd and pieety of bar rains for tha early
GO TO IT and
DO IT TODAY.
KEI'OKT OF THE CONDITION
WAYNE COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
HONES DALK, WAYflE CO.. PA.,
at the close of business. Nov. 2, 1912.
Cash, specie and notes, $31,313 b5
lue from approved re
serve agents 14.1,29.1 91
LcR.il securities at par... 40,000, OO-ZH.CK) "6
Nlckelsand cents 311 76
Checks and cash Items 3,143 08
Due from Hanks and Trust Co's. not
reserve 14.582 47
Securities pledeed for Special
deposits 5,000 00
Hills discounted :
Upon one name $ 50.420 00
Upon two or more names 2bti,542 11-342.92 11
Time loans with collateral 79,039 21
loanson call with collateral 150.9CK; 85
Loans on call upon one name 2.3M 00
Loans on call upon two or more I
names 53,400 00
JAiuns secured oy 0011113 aim
mortl'nges 47.187 69
Honds. Stocks, etc.. Schedule D.... 1,733,459 44
Mortgaces and Judcments of rec
ord. Schedule D-2 '.... 337,550 86
Office liulldlng and Lot 27.000 00
Other Kent Estate 6,000 00
Furnltureand Fixtures 2,000 00
Overdrafts 100 76
Miscellaneous Assets 400 04
Capital Stock, paid in $ 200,000 09
Surplus Fund 325,000 00
Undivided I'rotits, less expenses
and taxes paid 47,802 52
Individual deposits sub
ject to check $183,604 64
Individual I)eposlt.TIme2,250,230 61
Time certificates of de
posit 233 78
wealth of Pennsylva'a 25,000 00
Deposits U. S. Postal....
Savlnes 163 62
Certified Checks 35 00
Cashier's check outst'e 3.950 95-2,463,228 60
Due to banks and Trust Cos. not re
serve .. 3,888 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 tme, to the best of my
knowledge and belief.
, , (Signed) H. S. SALMON. Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before mo this
7th day of Nov. 1912.
(Signed) KOHEKT A. SMITH. N, P.
, , . . . (Notarial Seal
W. II. Holmes,
A. T, Sea rle.
T. U. Clark.
NOTICE OF INCORPORATION'.
Notice la hereby given that an ap
plication will bo made to the Gover
nor of Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
December 10, 1912, by Jacob F. I
Katz, William Jonas Katz, Qustavus
Levy, Leo Levy, Edward A. Katz and
Sigmund Katz, under tho act of As
sembly approved April 29th, 1874,
and Its supplements for tho charter
of an Intended corporation to be
called tho KATZ UNDERWEAR
COMPANY, for tho purpose of man
ufacturing Ladles' Cotton, Woolen,
Silk, Linen, Undergarments, Shirt
waists, Aprons, Kimonas and Dress
ing Sacques from cotton, woolen,
silk, linen, and any admixturo there
of, and to transact all other business
pertaining thereto, and to enjoy all
the rights and privileges granted by
the act of assembly aforesaid and Its
E. C. MUMFORD,
Honesnala, Pa., Nov. 13, 1912.
Lato of South Canaan, Pa.
All persons Indebted to said es
tate are notified to raako Immediate
payment to the undersigned; and
thoso having claims against tho said
estato are notified to present them
duly attested, for settlement.
J. G. BRONSON, Executor.
So. Canann, Nov. 20, 1912.
-Shop early; It will help you.
CHICHESTER S PILLS
T11C DIAMOND BBAND.
vuaavnu iHnu riiaA for ma
kowU BMLSfct.Alvir RalUhl
I'lli. la 11.4 4 U.la ..llitXy
RE POUT OF CONDITION OP TUB
Farmers and Me
OF HONESDALK. WAYNE COUNTY. PA
at tho close of business, itov. 2. 1912.
Reserve fund s
Cash, specie and notes, $12,804 00
Duo from approved rc-
serve agents 32.50 31 13,441 31
Nickels, cents and fractlonul
currency... 200 51
Checks and other cash Items 211 17
Duo from bnnks and trust com
panies not reserve
lulls discounted : Upon one name 423 00
Upon two or...
more names 106.773 52
Time loans with collateral 28.778 00
I-oans on call with collateral 29,842 Hi
Loans on call upon two or more
, names 29,885 00
Loans secured by bonds and inort-
..cages 14.5H irj
Ponds. Stocks, etc.. Schedule I).,.. 70. 810 21
J?.?." C?.CP.S Jurt Btncnts of record 81.153 58
Olllce Ilulldtng and Lot 18.800 00
r urnlture and fixtures 2.000 00
Overdrafts a 78
Miscellaneous assets 7,325 05
$ 439.210 17
Capital Stock paid in $ 75,000 00
Surplus i mid 20.000 00
Undivided Profits, less expenses
and taxes paid 4 288 13
Deposits, subject to check $82.437 89
Cashier's rhecks outstnnd'g 76.58
Individual deposits. Time 257,413 67-339,958 04
State ot rennsvlvanla. County of Wayne ss.
I. C. A. Emery. Cashier of the above named
compani do solemnly swear that tho above
and beflel ue to the best of my knowledge
C. A. EMERY, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before mo this
lth day of Nov.. 1912.
My commission expires Jan. 19, 1915
, IlENA b. Kdoett. N. P.
M. E. Simoks. 1
G. Wm. Sell, I iiow4
Our GOLD TABLETS if used promptly
will make short work of a cold.
O. T. CHAMBERS,
Honesdale, ... Pa.
M. E. SIMON'S, rreident. O. A. E.MERY, Cashier.
Main & 10th
BANK WITH THE
Reasons Why !
It represents more stockholders than any other bank
in Wayne county.
ITS DEPOSITS HAVE REACPIED OVER THE
mark and is steadily growing with the people's confidence
and tho bank's progressive yet conservative methods.
Its expense of management is limited to amount of
business; together with it's trust funds invested in bonds
and first mortgages on improved real estato assures its de
positors absolute security.
it treats its Hundreds ot small depositors with tho
same courtesv as thoueh their funds wore donosited bv one I
or more persons.
This bank comes under tho strict requirements of tho
State banking laws as all savings banks and is frequently
visited by tho Pennsylvania State bank examiner, besides
having a board of directors consisting of sixteen of Wayno
county's reliable business men and farmers.
M. B. Allon, W. II. Fowler,
George C. Abraham, W. B. Gulnnlp,
J. Sam Brown, II. J. Hanlan,
Oscar E. Bunnell. John E. Krantz,
Wm. H. Dunn, Fred W. Kreltner,
J. E. Tiffany.
D. & H. CO. TlflE TABLE
In Effect Sept. 29, 1912.
... Lake Lodore ...
... . Wnymart
.... Honesdale ....
TN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEA
X UF WAYNE COUNTY.
Robert Stewart v. Susie Stewart.
To SUSIE STEWART: You ar
hereby rontilrmi tn nnnan,. i n.
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anl1 r-mt n .1 . .
Decombor next, to answer, tho com
nlntnf nvnll.ltn.l 1 a. a.. . .
court by Robert Stewart, your bus
band, In the causo abovo stated, or li
flnfnillf thnvnnt n
-"m " v. va fcv L11U J till kill 111 Hill
na nrnunrl tnr In nnl.i -.ui. ,
I VVUl IIUIUL Hail
do mauo against yon in your ab
F. C. KIMDLE, Shoriff.
Honesdalo, Pa., Nov. C, 1312.
1 MARTIN CAUFIELD
Designer and Man
Office and Works;
O. Wm. Soil,
M. E. Simons,
Georgo W. Tisdell,
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