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THE CITIZB. TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1913.
WINNING A HIGH JUMP.
Psychological Aspects of Ono of Our
Victories at Stockholm.
America's victory in the high Jump
at Stockholm was especially Interesting
because of Its psychology. As James B
Sullivan tells tho story in Outing, the
stars of tho American team one by ono
dropped out until, when the bar was
moved to a height of sis feet four
inches, only Richards, n youth from
Utah, and I.icscho of Germany were
left. The German had cleared the bar
on his flrst effort every time and looked
to be tho winner.
At this stage Itlchards had the flrst
jump. Everybody thought he would
take a grout deal of time and care, as
ho had been compelled to make two or
three tries before succeeding nt every
preceding height. To everybody's sur
prise "he disdained all preparation,
skipped up to tho bar with an easy
run and hopped over It with a full two
inches to spare." ;
Instantly IJcscho became Intensely 1
excited. Ho made his preparations I
nervously, went up to tho bar and
missed. A second time he trlsd and
missed again. Itlchards. however, In
common with every body else, expected
him to get over on his third attempt '
and was running about to keep his legs '
Just nn tho German was ready for his
final effort a pistol was fired for tho
start of a race. This so disconcerted (
him that he waited until the race was
over. Then he got ready again. This
time the band began to play, and once
more he refused to Jump. After nine
minutes of this series of delays ono of
the Swedish officials stepped up and
asked him to hurry. This was tho last
straw. In another minute Llcscho ran
at the bar and made n botch of his only
WEST WTH POOR
Former Idaho State Senator on
TO DRAW FROM TENEMENTS
Sensations That Come With Flights
Into High Altitudes.
Mountain climbers arc subject to
what Is called "tho mountain sick
ness," duo to the rarefaction of the air
nnd the muscular work done by climb
ers. Then there is the balloon disease,
with analogous symptoms, but which
does not appear oxcept at very high
Newer than either of these is aero
plane or aviator's sickness. Its effects
are duo to tho rapidity with which tho
maximum height Is reached and tho
still greater speed at tho descent, In
volving the passing from a low air
pressure to a higher one. Aeroplanes'
sometimes reach altitudes of 10,000
feet In nn hour, nnd hore tho effects
on tho ear, such as humming or crack
ing noise, are about the same as In a
balloon, but tho effect on tho respitra
tory organs Is different The pilot Is
sooner out of breath and ho feels a
special kind of uneasiness.
During tho descent the heart beats
are of greater amplitude but without
accelerating. A quick descent In a
sailing flight at a speed of 1,000 or
1,200 foot a minute or even more
since Morano descended at Ilavro from
8,000 feet in six mlnntos causes a feel
ing of a special kind or uneasiness, ac
companied with humming In tho ears.
Burning In the face is also felt and
a severe headache; also great tendency
to sleep. Tho movements of tho body
are sluggish and unskillful. These
symptoms continue for some time after
the landlug, and the tension In the
arteries Is noticed to bo higher than
tho normal. Chicago News.
Tho Highest Railway.
For thlrty-nlno years tho highest rail
way in tho world was tho Oroya lino in
Peru, which at ono place reaches an nl.
titude of 4,834 meters above sea level.
Passengers who wish to avoid the risk
of mountain sickness in its most ag
gravated form have to make two or
three stops of a day or two on tho way
up. Since July this lino has taken sec
ond place, as the new Bolivian railway
which connects Potosl with Rio Mulatl
reaches an altitude of 4,880 meters. It
is not considered likely that this rec
ord will ever be surpassed unlcs3 Tibet
is opened to civilization.
Ho Waited Until Tomorrow.
Kansas City furnished the other day
ono of "life's Httlo ironies" that might
have Interested even Mr. Hardy, tho
novelist. A business man made a
memorandum saying that ho was to
notify a certain young woman from
Illinois to report for work aa his
stenographer. He allowed tho matter
to go over until the next day. In tho
morning papers of tho next day ho
read of tho girl's raielde. Sho had
been looking for work for a month
without success. Kansas City Star.
Vacations In German Banks.
As nn Inducement for its clerks to
take their vacations in tho winter in
stead of during the usual vacntlon sea
son tho Imperial Bank of Germany is
offering its clerics extra timo off if they
take their outings between Sept 15 nnd
May 1. Tho bank finds it necessary to
employ hundreds of extra clerks in the
summer months to tnko the places of
those who are on vacation and believes
that if tho outings aro spread over tho
whole year business will be less handi
Spun Glass Silk.
Tho advantago of being uninflam
mable, unaffected by humidity and in
destructible by aeldi or alcohol is
claimed for a new kind of artificial
silk which is at base pun glass spun
nt one-eighteenth of a hair's diameter.
This almost ImperccptTblo filament, to
which the addition of different chemi
cal products gives brilliancy and sup
pleness, Is said to bo stronger and
more solid than any other artificial
ft nf commerce.
Teeming Millions Living In Poverty In
Great Cities to Be Given Chance on
Broad Acres of Untenanted Land If
Plans Go Through Is Forming Big
Society For the Undertaking..
Former State Senator James N. Stacy
of Idaho, who wont to New York from
Portland Intending to make a four
day stopover which has lengthened
Into four years, has announced that ho
Is putting tho finishing touches to the
realization of his twcnty-flvo-year-old
dream looking to the organization of
the American Colonization society,
which seeks to colonize 700,000,000
acres of land In the west with the poor
living In the congested districts' of New
York, Chicago and other blft cities. Not
only will his great scheme help men to
help themselves, he said, but as soon
ns free lands and the great resources
of the west aro under development the
happy homesteaders will send to the
cast tho fruits of their labors, thereby
helping to reduce the cojt of living to
n minimum. It Isn't g&Jng to cost a
city man a cent for transportation to
his future western hotnv. the ex-sonn-tor
declared, and all that Is needed
now to lnunch the society and assure
its success Is to got sufficient funds
from philanthropists to pay tho rail
road fares and other incidental ex
penses. Mr. Stacy has found time since ho
has been In New York investigating
conditions on tho east sldo and work
ing on the framework of his society to
lead tho Friday night meetings at the
Catherine street mission. He lives In
n small room at 270 "West Eleventh
street Just nbout big enough to hold a
tiny bed, a bureau, n table, a chair and
the big hearted dreamer.
"Tho American Colonization society
has not yet been incorporated," he said
to n reporter. "And neither have offi
cers been elected yet but things have
gone so well that I believe tho first
shipment of colonists to tillable lands
In Idaho, Minnesota and Oregon will
be made in the next three or four
"I have watched your bread lines and
have found there men who took their
fathers' places in tho lino. I have seen
tho poverty and unhappiness of tho ten
ements. Labor leaders with whom I
have talked have told mo that there
aro hundreds of thousands of unem
ployed in New York alone. Tho condi
tions in the congested sections are
frightful. And in tho west there are
millions of acres of land, half the area
of somo states, waiting to be colonized!
'It Is of course impracticable for the
poor of the cities to get to tho west and
aid in its development unassisted, and
,iho society will undertake to give them
free transportation and take care of
thorn until they are on their feet.
"How is this to be dono? Tho sim
plest thing in the world. Wo will flrst
get the railroads Interested in the plan.
It will bo like 'casting bread on the
waters' fo them, for their return will
be great when the lands have been tak
en up. Communities will grow, and an
ever ceaseless stream of freight, includ
ing crops, will begin its eastward
course to tho cities. Thon we will seek
the assistance of philanthropists like
Andrew Carnegie, Mrs. Russell Sage
and Mrs. E. H. Harriman.
Will Ask J. J. Hill's Aid.
"Ono of the first railroad men I want
to sco about this Is James J. Hill. He
'is a friend of mine. Back in 18CS,
when I kept a general store nt Monti
eollo, Wright county, Minn., Jim Hill
and a wheat buyer named Henry Atncs
of Milwaukee were stopping at a hotel
lust opposite my store. The inosqultooS
were thick, and ventilation was bad in
the hotol, so they came over to my
place and asked if they couldn't sleep
there I mado up bods for them on tho
counter, and they rested well. I know
that Mr. nill will like the societr'B col
onization idea and will help 1 flong
all ho can."
The ex-eenator said hoadquarters ir
the society will bo established in Not
York, where there are so much poverty
and acute suffering, and branches will
bo located in Chicago and Portland,
"There is no doubt that wo will get
all tho money wo need," said Mr. Stacy
In his little room, "as soon as tho peo
ple understand the humanitarian mo
tives at the bottom of the project
Thero's a man in Brooklyn, whoso
name I'm not at liberty to tell, who has
promised to give us $10,000 as soon as
we got tho Bocicty working. NobVly
can possibly mako a cent out of it"
Mr. Stacy claims that when he y"
in the Idaho state senate in 180S-0 lit)
nut through a free homestead law. The
senate then stood oleven Republicans
and ten Democrats, be said, and ha
was the Republican leader.
WOMAN SAYS BULGARS
KILLED TURKS LIKE DOGS.
She Writes From Kavala Telling of
Awful Massacres by Troops.
An Austrian woman living in Kavala
has written a letter dated Dec. 0, but
only now published in the Montags
Zcltung, in which she describes fearful
atrocities by Bulgarian Komitadjls
upon the Turkish Inhabitants. Having
described the arrival of the Komitadjls
in Kavala and tho arrest of the gov
ernor, she proceeds:
"On the following day a man hunt,
or, more properly speaking, a Turk
hunt, began. People who had commit
ted no other crime than that they were
Islamites, and these the best situated
in tho city, were taken prisoners and
executed without even a pretense of a
trial in the most cruel manner.
"At midnigVt prisoners were awaken
ed, bound together while half nakod in
twos and threes nnd then wounded in
tho abdomen between the ribs nnd in
other parts of the body with bayonets.
Tho murderers then reversed their ri
fles and beat them to death with the
butt ends of guns like mad dogs. Age
or rank was no reason for mercy. On
tho flrst night thlrty-nlno were tortured
to death, on tho second fifteen, on the
third eight and on tho following night
thirty, until 115 were killed In Kavala
"In a neighboring city the Turks de
fended themselves and shot two sol
diers. Thereupon tholr officer took out
his wntch and said: 'It is 4 o'clock.
Now you may do what you like to tho
Turks until 4 tomorrow.' That was
enough for tho soldiers. The brutal
wretches murdered- 1,200 Turks In
USES DYNAMITE FOR SUICIDE.
Record by a Guernsey Cow.
Btarlhjut Fern, a Guernsey cow, at
a Dutath form, has broken all records
for Gocrnsejs la Minnesota. In the
$ lost completed th cow produced
606 pounds of butter fat, which 1
ejalrnlent to 005 pounds of butter.
This figure is tfa efBcfal Minnesota
Workman Shoots and Stabs Self, Then
A recent suicide of an extraordinary
character was committed at Epernay,
France, by Gaetan Valencia, a work
man, aged twenty-ix, who had been
disappointed in love.
Valencia flrst placed a dynamite car
tridge on his breast and caused it to
explodo. He was frightfully burned,
but not mortally hurt
Ho thon stabbed himself twice seri
ously over the heart He was still
able to walk and, blood stained, went
to tho farmyard pump and washed him
self. Ho then went back to the house and
changed his clothing, afterward say
ing to some neighlwrs who had rushed
in, "I have started to kill myself and
now I am going to finish."
He thereupon placed another dyna
mite cartridge in his mouth, lighted the
fuse and waited for the explosion,
which tore his head into fragments.
Not What He ExpecUd.
Harold Suppose you and I were all
llono on a deserted island, Elsie, what
Is the flrst thing you would do?
Elsie Thnk tho good Lord that 1
knew how to swim. Town Topics.
A dollar looks Just Ilka a Joke.
It doesn't seem much whan your luck
Is booming, but wait till you're broke
And then Just try to ratw one buck.
What's the Difference?
Politician Congratulations. Sarah.
I've been elected.
Sarah (with dellght Honestly?
Politician What difference does that
make? St Louis Times.
Teacher Why, Willie, theao problems
lire all wrong! What is the trouble?
Willie I donno. I worked awful
bard before I oould area get 'era
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION,
OAKLEY B. MEGARGEL,
Late of Sterling, deceased.
All persons Indebted to said estate
are notified to make immediate pay
ment to the undersigned; and those
having claims against said estate are
notified to present them, duly attest
ed, for settlement.
H. R. MEGARGEL, Admr.
Sterling, Pa., Jan. 14, 1913. 5wG
During the year 1913 The Citi
zen will be better ttten ever. You
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1 JOHU H.
THE WORK IS
LTHB price is
After an absence of two years
from Hotel Wayne, during which
timo I leased tho building to other
parties, I now dcslro to anaounco to
the public tlint I lmvo again assumed
control of Hotel Wayne where I will
bo pleased to greet my former pa
trons. Tho hotel is being thoroughly
renovated and placed in first-class
condition for tho reception of guests'.
Good lublo accommodations. Special
atteation given to transients. Stable
in connection with hotel.
JOHN H. WEAVER
For Results Advertise in The Citizen
BANK DEPOSITORS ARE ENTITLED AT ALL TIMES TO
KNOW WHAT SECURITY IS BEHIND THEIR DEPOSITS
"THE OLD RELIABLE"
November 2, 1912.
Cash $ 90,934.00
Reserve Agents (approved by U. S. Government).
Bonds (Railroad, Government, etc.).
Demand Collateral Loans
Total quick assets.
We lead in cash on hand.
We lead in reserve.
We lead in ratio of quick assets to quick liabilities.
We lead in capitalization security to depositors.
We lead in EXPERIENCE.
For over tlireo quarters of a century wo have been recognized as ono
of tho solid bonks of Northeastern Pennsylvania, and to-day have un
excelled facilities for handling all kinds of legltimato banking.
Wo invito you to become ono of the ninny contented patrons of
WAYNE COUNTY'S LEADING FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
THE HONESDALE NATIONAL BANK,
Henry Z. Russell, President.
Andrew Thompson, VicfrPreeldent.
Lewis A. Howell, Cashier.
Albert C. Lindsay, Asst. Cashier,
Henry Z. Russell, Homer Greene,
Horaco T. llenner, James C. Blrdeall,
Louis J, Dorfllnger, E. B. Hardenbergh,
Andrew Thompson, Philip R. Murray.