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5HB CITIZEN, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1913.
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1013.
THOUGHT FOR TO-DAY.
Love never seems to be so clear
and easy as when the heart Is beat
ing faster at the sight of some gen
erous, self-risking deed. We feel,
no doubt, then what is the highest
prize tho soul can win; we almost
believe in our own power to attain
it. George Eliot.
Judge Landls he of tho $29,
000,000 (fine has decided not to
stimulate the demand for the judi
cial recall by vetoing acts of the Illi
nois Legislature. He refused to
take jurisdiction In a case Involving
the legality of the Chicago Munici
pal Court, incidentally .making some
wholesome remarks about the "in
decent invasion of the domain of the
State Courts by the Federal Courts."
The Judge is to be congratulated on j
naving eyesignt snarp enougn to see
a State boundary; not all Federal
Judges have. Philadelphia Record.
A Lackawanna county representa
tive will introduce a bill in the Leg
islature calling for the appropriation
of $150,000 from the State treasury
to meet the expense of extinguishing
the mine Are that is threatening to
destroy the city of Carbondale. A
serious fire has been raging in the
coal veins under the city for several
years. Tho owners of the colliery
have exhausted their means in ef
forts to control the fire and the city
cannot raise enough .money to do the
work. It is proposed now to confis
cate the property in tho name of the
State, and place it in the hands of
the attorney general, the mining
chief and the health chief, with a
view of protecting the lives and
health of people of Carbondale. It
is an emergency measure that ought
to appeal strongly to legislators.
Legal advisers have said that if the
State can condemn the property, the
State can very properly expend public
money to extinguish tho fire. The
Carbondale mine fire belongs in the
category of public disasters, and as
such deserves attention from the
Legislature. Plttston Gazette.
IMPROVING COMIC SUPPLEMENT
The distinction of having first
taken up the work for the improve
ment of the comic supplement is
claimed by the League of American
Pen Women, of which Mrs. Josiah
Qulncy Kern of Washington is presi
dent. Sho Is also chairman of the
comic supplement committee for the
Federated Clubs of the District of
Columbia and is a member of tho
board of education of Washington.
She wrote and circulated thousands
of copies of tho resolutions adopted
by the League of American pen
Women and hundreds of other clubs
and societies which declare "that the
so called colored supplement is a
menace to tho culture and morals of
children, begetting in them an ad
miration for deceit and cunning,
misrepresentation and vulgarity, dls
Tespect for the aged and infirm, a
lack of roveronce for sacred things
and of sympathy for the unfortun
ate, encouraging bad manners, disre
gard for authority, Incorrect lan
guage, low ideals of literature, dis
torted notions of art, the perpetua
tion of practical jokes, unpatriotic
sentiments and general demoraliza
tion of character."
Now a battle Is being fought for
the enfranchisement of nearly one
half of the human family, and two
forces are lighting hard. On tho one
hand are the conservatives, people
who see great harm to tho nation
in tho enfranchisement of women,
on the other hand there are the Lib
erals, who look ahead and see a
great moral force that would work
for the good of all and for tho uplift
of the race, in this change of the
ballot. Tho battle that is being
fought over this question may bo a
long one but In the end tho ballot
will ho given to woman when sho
will rise to equal power in govern
mental affairs beside her brother of
the opposite six. Women are natur
ally the defenders of mortality.
They are stronger in resisting
temptation than tho sterner sex. As
home-makers they are opposed to
the Interests that are a disgrace to
society. The saloon, the gambling
tho Citizen Publishing Company.
attho postofllce, Honesdale, Pa.
hall and other evils are drawing the
children from home, and as women
are to-day they are powerless to
prevent this state of affairs. The
woman feel the effect of evil condi
tions more than do men and if given
the ballot would help them in more
ways than one. They should by all
means be given the right to vote at
IS WILSON RIGHT, OR WAS
No wonder Dr. Woodrow Wilson's
bachelor dinner declaration of con
tempt for expert advice from bank
ers in financial matters of grave gov
ernmental concern Is attracting wide
attention. There has been no more
remarkable utterance by the Govern
or since the period of his rhetorical
Proclaiming that "freemen need
no guardians," Dr. Wilson said:
" Suppose you go to Washington
and try to get at your Government.
You will always find that while you
are politely listened to, tho men
really consulted are the men who
have the biggest stake the big
bankers, the big manufacturers, the
big masters of commerce, the heads
of railroad corporations and of
steamship corporations. Now,
I don't want a smug lot of experts to
sit down behind closed doors in
Washington and play Providence to
me. There is a Providence to which
I am perfectly willing to submit.
Dut as for other men setting up as
Providence over .myself, I seriously
On page 147 and tho following
pages In Grover Cleveland's "Presi
dential Problems" published by the
Century Company In 1004 will bo
found the sentiments of tho last
Democratic President of the United
States on this same subject. Mr.
Cleveland Is telling of the time of
tho depletion of the gold reserve in
December, 1894, and January, 1895,
"a time of bitter disappointment and
miserable depression, greater than
any that had before darkened the
struggles of the Executive branch
to save our nation's financial integ
rity." In December, 1894, a sale of
bonds put into the Treasury $58,
538,500 of gold but during that
month and tho following ' January
the withdrawals depelted the reservo
by about $77,000,000. Tho extreme
gravity of the situation was set forth
by tho President in a special mes
sage to Congress, hut the appeal for
legislative aid was fruitless.
What did the Administration, con
fronted by this serious crisis, involv
ing peril to tho entire fabric of the
nation's business and prosperity, de
cide to do? Did President Cleveland
denounce the smug expert and call
for a referendum of tho entire body
of freemen who need no guardians
even In an emergency like this? He
tells In his narrative, and wo set his
remarks against those of Governor
" I think It may here bo frankly
confessed that it never occurred to
any of us to consult, in this emer
gency, farmers, doctors, lawyers,
shoemakers, or even statesmen. We
could not escape the belief that tho
prospect of obtaining what we need
ed might bo somewhat improved by
making application to those whose
business and surroundings qualified
them to intelligently respond."
President Cleveland sent for .Mr.
J. iPIerpont Morgan, who gave him
on that occasion certain disinterested
and patriotic advice which was not
then followed. He pointed out the
power of the Secretary of tho Treas
ury, under Section 3,700 of the Re
vised Statutes, to purchaso coin with
any of tho authorized bonds of the
United States, and strongly urged
that the amount purchased should be
not less than $100,000,000. "Not
many months afterward," continues
Mr. Cleveland, "I became convinced
that on this point Mr. Morgan made
a wise suggestion, and I have al
ways since regretted that it was not
adopted." New York Sun.
"The Sugar in the Dottom of
the Cup!" Quoting as a titlo for her
cheering article, soon to bo publish
ed in The youth's Companion, the
saying of Julia Ward Howo that in
her ninetieth year she found the su
gar of life "in the bottom of the
cup," Marlon Harland claims that it
is time for the twentieth century to
slough off the prejudices of tradition
and custom, and to look upon fulness
of years as ripeness, not ds decad
From tlio Farthermost Corner of tho
United States, Stnto of Wash
ington. Boys, I mean some of you old
boys that played two old cat In tho
north end of the public square In the
year of 1854. Do you remember tho
flrst time Rivers and Darius pitch
ed their then mammoth tent in tho
court house yard near the district
Do you remember a crowd of boys
from up town and down town, lined
up along A. Winton's stone fence at
the outskirt of town? At tho hour,
when tho sun began to peep over tho
eastern hills, and tho dairy maids
were gathering their palls for the
morning's milking, awaiting to catch
the first glimpse of the leading team
of that circus. And can you remem
ber Mike Wizer .who said the whole
gang was a set of chumps? And how
he could out jump, out lift, out run
or lick any fellow In tho crowd
that was waiting for the appearanco
of that show. And will you remem
ber Legrand Wright who walked up
to him with a chip on his shoulder,
saying he dare not knock it off?
And how Mike hit him between the
eyes instead of hitting the chip?
And, oh my, what a time! Every fel
low had his own opinion about the
fairness of that act, Immediately sid
ing with one or the other. Talk
about a show and a scene. When
tho elephant did arrive. Tho rain
of the previous day had fixed the
mud to every one's satisfaction. I
have often read of mudslinglng in
newspaper talk, but the most perfect
interpretation of that phrase never
was more forcibly demonstrated
than on that particular occasion.
Bully Hughes from down town man
aged to get In his quick work on the
weak side, and as Oliver Grestln
who was on his way to the umbrella
handle factory just above remarked,
it was difficult for him to decide
which show just at that moment,
was the most attractive. Wo had
but little time to obliterate the stains
and splashes and blood and pin up
our tattered and torn garments be
fore the feathers were arranged in
the horses' head gear, and the driv
ers put on their red and blue para
phenla prepared to make their great
and dazzling entry into our grand old
town. But we managed to be readi
ness when the bugler tooted for the
procession to move on towards town.
Dan Rice mounted his four-wheeled
go-cart behind the most extraordin
ary mule ever exhibited In the bor
ough of Honesdale. To say that tho
mule could kick is wasting oratory
and losing an opportunity to become
famous in descriptive literature.
When you hear the crack of a gun
and some time after tho spat of tho
bullet against the object aimed at,
that Is quick work, but the reverbera
tion of that mule's kick was so Im
mediate and sudden that time would
bo wasted in trying to investigate
the atomical parts of a second from
kick to sound. Anyway when the
calvacade reached the up town
bridge we were following each side
of Dan and his mule. But the cli
max was reached when passing the
old Jakoway Hotel corner. Horace
Menner came out from tho sidewalk
along side tho gang and from an op
tical illusion or mistaken identity or
misconception of our disfigured ap
pearanco after the battle of mud,
taking tho crowd for a part of the
show, asked George Genung if he
could carry water to tho elephant.
Yours for Unadulterated Fun,
NEW POSTAL PENSION PLAN.
Scnntor Penrose Proposes a System
of Indefinite Loire of Absence.
Washington, Feb. 3. A system of
old ago retirement for employes of
the Postal Service was proposed last
week by Senator Penrose of Penn
sylvania, In an amendment offered
to the Postofllce Appropriation bill.
It is proposed to give tho Post
ofilco authorities power to grant "in
definite leave of absence" to an em
ploye who becomes Incapacitated for
active work, with annual pay at the
rate at $G00. An examining board
would pass on applicants for retire
ment. INCOME TAX AT ONCE.
IIouso Coninilttco Will Act Quickly
After Amendment is Itatlllrd.
Washington, Feb. 3. Tho practi
cal certainty that tho Constitutional
amendment authorizing Cona.-css to
levy an income tax without regard
to the distribution of population will
be ratified wthln a week or two is
already having Us effect on tho fiscal
legislation planned by tho House
Ways and Means Committee for tho
extra session. It now seems likely
that, Instead Of the Excise Tax bill
reported last year, the committee
will bring in a straight-out income
This measure will probably be a
levy of something like 1 per cent. In
brlngtng the measure forward nt the
extra session the Democrats will ho
actuated partly by a desire to pre
vent a deficit from the tariff reduc
tions that are suro to be voted, and
still more by a deslro to carry out
their old promise for a change In iho
manner of collecting the revenues.
As a Senator recently expressed It,
tho Income tax will bo levied, If for
no other cause, for sentimental rea
sons. ROCK LAKE.
Rock Lake, Feb. 1.
Bernard McGary returned homo
after a two months' visit In Now
Tho basket social held in tho hall
hero January 21 was quite well at
tended. About $50 was realized.
Benedict Connor, daughter Ann
Dillon and son. Frederick, a student
In Emmetsburg, 'Md are guests at
the homo of tho former s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Connor.
Rebecca Fltzslmmons returned
home last week.
CASTOR I A
Tor Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Uncertainty of Future Causes
PATRONAGE FORMS RIDDLE.
Senators and Other Officials Worried
Over Cabinet Question and the Doubt
That They Can Take Care of Patron
age In Their District Problems to
Be Met Soon.
By ARTHUR W. DUNN.
Washington, Feb. 3. Special.
There is one thing about it all I mean
this uncertainty about the incoming
administration thnt is sort of exciting.
especially when one hasn't nnytblng to
worry about personally. It Is amusing
to watch everybody nnd everything
pertaining to the new administration,
nil In doubt, nil wondering what will
happen; nil wondering who will be in
the cabinet; no one sure of anything;
no one sure that he will be able to
handle patronage in his state or dis
trict. In fact, we nre approaching the
"great unknown." Tho enlgmn of
politics will be upon us In nnother
month, nnd if things go along as they
have since election people will not
know much more about what is going
to happen thnn they did three months
And Why Not?
Getting right down to It, why
shouldn't the new president preserve a
silence if it suits his purpose? There
is no occasion for him to announce a
lot of policies or to promise this mnn
or that mnn a place under his adminis
tration. Perhaps ho has been able to
get a great deal more Information
about the cabinet timber available be
cause ho has let other people talk nnd
has not said anything himself. But It
has the effect of making people in tho
national capital wonder. They have
had nothing like it before.
Where Are They?
Colonel Goethals rather startled coi,
gross and the country when he said
that '-'.".OOO troops would bo necessary
to hold the Panama canal in case the
United States lost command of the
sea. And the question naturally arises,
Where enn thnt many troops be ob
tained? There is no great disposition
to increase tho army to that extent
Denounces Extra Session.
Congressman Towner of Iowa has
printed n long speech on tho subject of
extra sessions of congress. He points
out that the constitution provides for
such sessions for "extraordinary" rea
sons. Reviewing different extra ses
sions, he shows thnt In most instances
"extraordinary" reasons really existed
for such sessions. Down to tho close
of Cleveland's administration there
had been only ten such sessions called
during the history of tho government.
Beginning with tho flrst McKinley
administration, when n session was
called early In March to revise the tar
iff, Towner shows that all tho subse
quent sessions have been unnecessary
and were called for political purposes
rather thnn "extraordinary" necessi
ties of tho government
No Necessity at Present.
Mr. Towner points out that tho pres
ent prosperous condition of tho coun
try, with nmplo revenues, with no
panics, with everything in tho best
possible condition, there is nothing
save the deslro of tho Democratic par
ty to get at tariff revision to call for
an extra session. "Extra sessions," ho
says, "called for political purposes to
servo party ends have never brought
sntlsfnctlon to the executive, credit to
tho ndmiuistrntiou or benefit to the
He therefore ndvlses the triumphant
Democracy to avoid an extra session,
no ridicules Governor Wilson for de
ciding in November thnt au "extraor
dinary" occasion existed for n session
of congress in April when there was
n three months' session of congress
soon to bo held.
Is It a Lack of Patriotism?
Groat efforts havo been made to ob
tain Moutlcello ns a national shrine.
Tho Daughters of tho Revolution havo
a grand placo In Washington, and
there are many other evidences of
reverence for things of the past shown
In this city. Hut tho old Francis Scott
Key mansion, tho homo of tho man
who ninety-nine years ago wrote tho
"Star Spangled Banner," is being torn
down, because thero is no moans of
preserving it. Tho owner of tho prop
erty wants to put up n more profitable
building, so tho old placo has to go. It
has been a landmark in Georgetown
over since the last war with England.
A Conductor's Observations.
On a ear leaving tho capltol tho
conductor had to rouso a man from his
reading in order to get his faro. The
book was a very new looking Bible,
nnd tho man wns deeply engrossed.
"That's tho flrst time," said tho con
ductor, "that I ever saw a man coming
away from tho capitol reading a Biblo,
and I havo been on this line for twen
A little later tho conductor came
around ngaln: "Sco that man in the
front right cornor?" he asked. "Well,
ho's wearing a Grand Army button and
his left arm Is gono. Over opposite blm
Is a man with a Spanish war button
and his right arm Is gono, This Is suro
a strango crowd I'm carrying this trip."
Death of Dr. Decker.
Dr. Francis 'Decker of Newfound
land, died on Sunday morning, Janu
ary 2Gth, 1913, after a very short
illness of pneumonia. He was aged
67 years. Dr. Decker camo to New
foundland to practice after Dr. Gil
pin (dled and although he had been
there but a short time, he made a
host of friends. The doctor was not
an entire stranger there as ho had
been a frequent visitor for many
yoars and his wife and daughter
havo lived at Newfoundland for sev
eral years. Mr. Decker was a man
whom it was a pleasure to meet and
his death has cast a gloom over the
community. Ho Is survived by his
wife and ono daughter Minnie. Dr.
Decker went to Newfoundland from
Phladelphla last summer.
A. II. SCIILAGER PASSES AWAY.
One of the most widely known
grocers In Scranton, Albert H. Sch
lager, died last evening at his home,
543 Qulncy avenue, after an illness
of several months, aged sixty-one
years. A member of one of the old
est families in the city he started in
business many years ago in Green
Ridge, later, with his brother en
gaging in a venture on Penn avenue.
After that he went Into the whole
sale business on Lackawanna avenue.
All of these enterprises were success
ful. For the past ten years ho had
conducted a grocery at Monroe ave
nue and Mulberry street.
A member of the Elm Park church
in the earlier days of the city, Mr.
Schlager sang with the choir of the
old Adams Avenue M. E. church, for
which he was particularly fitted by a
fine voice. He Is survived by his
wife and the following brothers and
sisters: Charles Schlager, Miss So
phie Schlager, Mrs. E. E. Teal and
Zemo for Dandruff
Yon Will bo Surprised to See How
Quickly it Disappears.
No more dirty coats from dandruff
heads. Zemo stops dandruff. Apply
it any time with tips of fingers. No
smell, no smear. Zemo sinks into
the pores, makes the scalp healthy,
makes the hair fine and glossy.
Zemo Is prepared by E. W. Rose
Medicine Co., St. Louis, Mo., and Is
regularly .sold by all druggists at 51
per bottle. But to enable you to
make a test and prove what it will
do for you, get a 25ccent trial bottle
fully guaranteed or your money back
at A. M. Lelne's drug store.
Don't loso your grip.
& Honesdale,1 Pa. s
O Pays THREE Per Cent. Compound Interest. J
Ono Dollar or more received nt any time. S
Sprayers That Satisfy.
Special outfits assembled by MURRAY CO., Honesdale, and es
pecially adapted to Wayne County orchards.
As spraying outfits as shown In various catalogues are only par
tlally complete and some entirely Impracticable, wo havo for tho
past two years assembled our own outfits and our customers tell
us that they are just right. Wo buy Gould's Pomona and Fruit
all Pumps, Electric Spray Hose, best galvanized extension pipe,
Gould's nozzles and best brass fittings, those aro assembled by our
expert spray man and mounted on a first class barrel; by buying
in largo quantities we can make very attractive prices.
SPECIAL POMONA OUTFIT
Sprayer with agitator, 25 ft. hose, 10 ft. extension plpo with
brass cut-off and two aluminum MIstry Jr. spray nozzles, mount
ed on barrel ready for uso, price $19.00. If barrel is not wanted
deduct $2.00 from price.
Sprayer with agitator, 25 ft. hose, 10 ft. extension pipe with
brass cut-off and two aluminum MIstry Jr. spray nozzles, mounted
on a barrel ready for use, price $15.00. If barrel Is not wanted
deduct $2.00 from price.
This style of pump has been used by tho Borden Condensed
Milk Co. for six years to white wash from 100 to 150 stables per
year with no expense for repairs with tho exception of hose and
COME IN AND SEE THEM
Everything For tho Farm.
Mrs. John T. Porter.
The funeral was held Monday with,
private services, Rev. Georgo Wood
Anderson, D. D., pastor of Elm Park,
Mrs. David H. Menner and Mrs.
W. J. Rett, cousins of tho deceased,,
attended tho funeral on Monday.
Tuesday, Feb. 4. Berlin, Damas
cus, Manchester, Buckingham, Leb
anon and Oregon.
Wednesday, Feb. 5. Scott, Star
rucca, Preston, Mt. Pleasant, Cherry
Ridge, Dyberry and iBethany.
Thursday, Feb. 6 Clinton, Can
aan, South Canaan, Prompton, Way
mart, Lehigh and Dreher.
Friday, Feb. 7. Salem, Sterling,
Lake, Hawley, Palmyra, Paupack.
p WORDS FOR THE
I OF THE
H Wayne County Schools.
Money Back From Poll, tho Drug
gist, if Catarrhal Misery Docs
Not Leave You.
Try tho sure way. Breatho
Booth's HYOMEI over the sore, germ
infected membrane, kill tho germs
and heal the sore spots.
Use the little inhaler that comes
with each $1.00 outfit five times
through the day. At night use tho
vapor breathing treatment as di
rected. Booth's HYOMEI does not contain
any harmful drug. It Is Australian
Eucalyptus combined with effective
When tho bottle of HYOMEI that,
comes with your outfit is gone you
can get another for 50 cents. Just
breathe it no stomach dosing.
Never too old to start a
Waymart, Pa., Jan. 11, 1913.
Our Pomona Sprayer purchased
about threo years ago gives us entire
satisfaction and we could recommend
it for spraying in this section of the