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THE CITMm, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 19I3.
40,000 Steel Men Ordered
Out by A. F. of L.
IN FIGHT AGAINST TRUST.
Labor Leaders Say They Will Tie Up
Every Mill In Country Refusal to
Treat With Braddock and Ran
kin Strikers Causes Trouble.
Pittsburgh, Feb. 3. After n gonernl
advance in wages had been announced,
40,000 employees of the various plants
of the United States Stool corporation
hnve been directed to quit work in a
general strike ordered by the American
federation of Labor. The strike order
was signed by Frank Morrison, secre
tary of the federation, Immediately
ufter the officers of the steel corpora
tion refused to meet striking employees
of the American Steel and Wire com
pany at Braddock and Rankin.
At Braddock nnd at Uankln, where
there was a fatal riot a few days ago,
2,000 men have been out for some time.
The strikers began a house to house
canvass of all the workers In the steel
mills, to make sure that every man will
walk out. The men marched to Home
stead, Bessemer nnd all the other
towns whore the steel corporation 1ms
The labor lenders say that they will
carry their fight to every steel plant In
the country. The American Federation
of Lnbor will start this week a nation
wide campaign for funds to continue
"This Is the opening of a great light
against the steel corporation," Mr. Mor
rison declared. "Wo nnnounced the
fight last October, when Samuel Gom
pers issued his statement. Before we
are through we will have every steel
corporation plant in the United States
idle or compel the betterment of condi
tions and wages."
The strike order was issued after the
men had asked to treat with the ofll
ecrs of the American Steel nnd Wire
company. Their request was refused
by Mr. Palmer, tlie president; Mr. .low
ett, the general manager, and Mr.
AVhite, the superintendent. After the
strike order had been Issued Mr. Jewett
"The mills will be opened, nnd any
man who wishes to go to work may
come In as an individual. If the men
want to work for us they can have
their Jobs. If they prefer to follow the
labor agitators let them do that. We
Will operate the mills no matter what
course the strikers take.".
ELUSIVE THIEF AN ACROBAT
pany collieries in thtf TacKawanna re
gion declared a strike becauso hoisting
sngineers nt each of the plants refused
to affiliate with tho United Mine Work
ers of America.
When it was announced that none of
the Delaware, Lacknwnnna and West
ern engineers had obeyed the edict a
strike was called, and every miner con
nected with the union walked out at
While the strike has not the sanction
of the district officials of the union, the
situation is n dellcnte one. Inasmuch as
the men have taken affairs into their
Police Now Know Why Second Story
Man Didn't Lose Ladder.
Philadelphia, Feb. 3.-WillIam Mit
chell, a circus acrobat, was arrested as
the burglar who has terrorized West
Philadelphia for almost a year.
So skillful has been tho entry nnd
exit of the thief that the police were
absolutely without clews. He got Into
and out of upper story windows appar
ently without the assistance of a lad
der, rope or porch post. Tho police be
Jleve Mitchell used his skill as nn aero
bat to overcome the heights.
Mitchell was arrested when ho en
tered a local pawnshop to sell n watch
that had been stolen from the homo of
Mrs. William T. Dunbar, 240 South
Ceeil street. Tho number of the watch
was on tho pawnbroker's "forbidden"
list, and ho called a policeman.
Magistrate Gorman held Mitchell In
?2,500 ball. Mitchell refused to tell
anything about himself beyond the fact
that ho Is a circus acrobat "down nnd
7,000 MINERS BEGIN STRIKE. '
SAY THEY ST0IE IN BROOKLYN
Four Boys Who Tried to Sell Booty In
Easton. Pa., Feb. 3. Four Brooklyn
young men arrested here while trying
to sell jewelry, fountain pens, cigar
ettes, cartridge bolts, etc., at a local
pawnshop, have confessed thnt they
stole the articles from Lewis Susman's
store, UG Albany nvenue, Brooklyn.
Detective Gustavo Van Duzer of
Brooklyn nrrlved here nnd obtained a
confession from the prisoners, who nre
held awaiting extradition papers.
They are George H. Leclnlrc, Jr., six
teen years old. 8S7 St. John's place:
John Donovan, seventeen, 1285 Fulton
6treet; Charles Smith, seventeen, 1447
Pacific place, and Walter Shelland,
eighteen, 809 Greene avenue, nil of
C0NR0Y DYING; SEEK GUNMEN
Detectives Scour New York In Quest
of Labor Leader's Assailants.
Jersey City, N. J., Feb. 3. More than
twenty detectives are scouring the
lower east side of New York search
ing for "Kid Dynamite" and "Big
Slim," the two gunmen that Ernest
Wllhnber says came here with him to
"do up" John W. Burke, delegate of
tho Stationary Engineers' union, nud
by mistake shot Thomns Conroy. an
other labor leader. Peter P. Murphy,
also a labor leader, lias been ques
tioned as a witness. Conroy, in Christ
hospital, Jersey City, was reported to
be still hovering between life nnd
death. Tho bullet fired. It is alleged,
by "Kid Dynamite" has been removed
from Couroy's back.
Burke bus told tho police he bad
preferred charges against Murphy,
which were coming up for trial tonight
before the national board of the Sta
tionary Engineers' union in Brooklyn.
Murphy has issued a statement deny
ing he knows anything about the shoot
ing. He snld that the charge ngnlust
him was illegally calling a strike. lie
says he had nothing to do with the
strike In question.
WILL HE SUCCEED C0NNAUGHT?
Walk Out Because Hoisting Engineers
Refuse to Affiliate.
WHUesbarre, Pa., Feb. 3. Seven
thousand miners at eight of tho Doln-
LuatTunna ana vest6rjR ,ss-
Prince Alexander of Teck Suggested
For Canadian Post.
London, Feb. 3. The Sunday Times'
says that Prince Alexander of Teck Is
likely to succeed the Duke of Con
naught as governor general of Canada.
Prince Alexander of Teck his full
list of names Is Alexander Frederick
Willlnm Alfred George was born at
Kensington palace April 14, 1S74. Ho
holds the military post of major In
the Second regiment of life guards.
The Princess of Teck was Alice,
princess royn! of Great Britain nnd
Ireland. She Is nine years his Junior.
They were mnrried Fob. 10. 1004. nnd
hnve one child.,
BRIDAL PARTY IN WRECK.
moved before tne bridal party could De
Those on tho front scat were bruised
nnd scratched, but after being brushed
off the bridnl party entered the church,
where Pawley and Miss Stearns were
married by the Itev. Leon Grochow.
SULZER ACQUITS GEN. 0'RYAN.
Automobile Somersaults Over Wall,
but Wedding Takes Place.
Passaic, X. J., Feb. 3. A limousine
carrying a bridal party toppled over a
ten foot wall in front of St. Peter's
church and was almost struck by n car
on tho Paterson-IIoboken lino. The
machine held Miss Josephine Stearns
nnd Stnnlcy Pawley, both of Kings
lnnd, who were to be married, and the
witnesses, Mrs. Anna Stearns, mother
of the bride, nnd Mrs. Joseph Aucer,
sister of tho bride; Andrew Lnbash,
Jr., chauffeur, and John Dcushak.
Lnbash was driving along tho private
road In front of the church when the
steering apparatus went wrong and the
nutomobllo headed for n wall. Before
it could be .stopped It had somersault
ed over It The trucks had to be re-
Committee's Report Calls Verbeok Ac
Albany, N. Y.. Feb. 3. Governor Sul
rer received from his committee of in
quiry a report on the investigation of
Adjutant General Vcrbeck's charges
against Major General John F. O'Ryan.
"We nre satisfied," says the report,
"that the accusations ngainst General
O'Ryan are without tho slightest sup
port In fact, and we nre compelled with
regret to report that these charges In
our opinion were made for some ulte
rior purpose and maliciously, without
any desire to promote In any respect
the welfare of the untional guard."
"This Is the Inst word In the Verbeck
O'ltynu controversy, gentlemen," said
Governor Sulzer In making public the
report. He had no other comment to
West Preston, Feb. 1.
Mrs. Victor Bartlson is on the sick
'Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hubbard,
who are 111, do not Improve as fast
as their friends desire.
A number of relatives and friends
met at the home of John Stevens on
Wednesday evening to celebrate his
birthday. All reported a joyful
O. A. Holford recently made a
trip to Peckville.
D. O. Chamberlain Was doing vet
erinary work through this vicinity
Thursday of last week.
Mrs. Willard Knapp spent Friday
of last week with her sister, Mrs.
Fred Benedict and wife were as
sisting their daughter, Mrs. H. Lee,
with painting and papering a couple
of days last week.
Zare Lee is repairing the roof of
his house with new shingles.
Mrs. J. Stevens spent Friday with
her parents at Poyntelle. Her sls-
Pleasant Mount, Feb. 1.
Margaret McCabe has returned to
school after being absent for three
weeks on account of illness.
Kathryn Kennedy is absent from
school on account of Illness.
Melvin Kennedy went to Scranton
Monday on business.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Spencer and
daughter Helen, spent Sunday at W.
S. Bigelow's of Niagara.
Loretta Klernan spent part of last
week visiting at the home of 'Mar
A box social will bo held at the
home of George Temple Monday
evening, February 3, under the di
rection of the young people of tho
tine social and dance at tho Grange
hall Thursday, Fob. 13.
Mrs. A. Swartz, of New York, who
has been spending a few days with
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Matthews went
to Thornhurst on Friday to visit her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Augustus
Schlnnerling. Gus Matthews went
with her to Thornhurst.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Waldorf, who
havo been sick for several weeks,
are convalescent. Their children,
Levlne Waldorf, Elizabeth City, N.
C, Leslie Waldorf of Blnghamton,
and Mrs. Walter 'Flower, have been
Mr. and Mrs. John Hawk are en
tertaining Mr. Hawk's father, Stew
ard Hawk, of Kreskeyvllle.
The Ladies' Aid society gave ' a
dime dinner in the I. O. O. F. hall
Mrs. George Von Fell, of Pough
keepsie, N. Y., recently spent a few
days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
STOP! LOOK! LISTEN!
It's an old sign, but it has the
STOP paying rent-
LOOK at our advertisement and
LISTEN to sound advice.
Two years hence the properties listed with us will advance very ma
terially In value. If you aro of the opinion that properties are high now
note the advance in price two years hence.
Beach Lake, Feb. 3.
The social committee of the Ep
worth League met at the home of
'Mrs. William Ives, Tuesday evening
and decided to havo a Valentine so
cial Friday evening, February 14th,
at the home of Jacob Hlller. Come
one, come all, and have a good time.
Mr. and Mrs. William P. Downing
entertained the grangers of Beach
lake at their residence Friday even
ing, Jan. 31.
ivoia mcnarus expects 10 start in
the spring term at the Honesdalo
High school Monday, February 9th.
We all wish her success In her stud
ies. Charles Davey and John Gregory,
Jr., have been putting new lights in
Charles Spry's store.
Mrs. W. H. Dunn attended the
Ladles' Aid society at the home of
Mrs. Wm. B. Guinnlp of Atco on
The Beachlake band met at the
home of Thomas Treverton Wednes
Messrs. Hiram D. Wood, Thomas
Treverton and Horace Budd, who
were hunting Thursday, brought
home a fine fox.
Mr. and 'Mrs. John P. Budd and
Mrs. Wm. P. Budd spent-Wednesday
with Mrs. C. L. Van Gorder.
Miss Bernice Dunn Is just recover
ing from a severe cold.
'Wallace J. Spry traded a colt to
David Olver for two cows.
Word has been received here that
Mrs. John Ransom, a former teacher
of the village school, had the mis
fortune while entering the house to
slip on some ice and strain the liga
ments in her hip.
There will be some from here who
will take In 'The Girl of My Dreams'
at the iLyrlc theatre at Honesdale on
'Leslie Decker, of Honesdale, is
reported no bettor, but we sincerely
hope that he will recover.
Arthur James of Hawley brought
Wm. H. Dunn's new 1913 five-passenger
Ford Thursday. Miss Bernice
Dunn expects to run it.
"THE TIME, THE PLACE, THE GIRL"
made a hit on the stage and also represents three important
epochs in life.
THE TIME to buy a home is now
THE PLAGE is Honesdale and in Wayne county
THE GIRL are here and they are the finest bevy
of damsels, too.
has over $250,000 worth of Wayne county properly listed,
all of which is first-class. If you are interested inquire about
the following Honesdale properties :
Fourteen-room brick and stone
dwelling, located on Main street, is
one of the most aristocratic places
in Honesdale. Rooms are spacious
and spring water is in the house.
Garage on premises, .beautiful lawn
and shade trees.
Ten-room two story frame dwell
ing located on Court, west side of
street between Eighth and Ninth
streets. Modern throughout. Large
lot, place for excellent garden.
Building in first-class condition.
Gouldsboro, Feb. 1.
Mrs. Colville, of 'Moscow, under
went a very serious operation at the
Coppinger sanitarium, Scranton, on
Thursday afternoon. The surgeon
was Dr. G. A. Kerling.
Mrs. Travis Keesler was called to
Stroudsburg on Sunday to attend the
funeral of an uncle, and to Scranton
tho first of the week by the serious
Illness of her mother, Mrs. Cosier.
Mrs. Richard Evans, of Scranton,
spent Wednesday with old friends
and neighbors here.
Captain William Geary has return
ed from a week's visit with rela
tives at Newfoundland.
Mrs. P. M. McCann and Miss Bella
Ward, of Scranton, were guests of
John K. Connolly the ilrst of the
relatives in town.
Mrs. Charles Lee attended the L.
A. S. at Raymond Lewis' of Orson
Gouldsboro, Feb. 3.
Tho Ladles' Aid society of the M.
E. church will be entertained by Mrs.
E. F. Sebrlng at her West End home
at a Lincoln Tea Thursday after
noon, Feb. G. As an important
business meeting will also be held
and work will be done for the fair, It
is urgently requested that every
member bo present. Those who may
Ariel, Feb. 1.
Mr. Armstrong of the Alliance
church of Scranton, delivered a ser
mon on " The Remedy for Sin" at
the Evangelical church of Treslar
vlllo on Friday evening.
Mrs. W. E. Harkness entertained
the 'Book Club on Tuesday evening.
Mrs. George Samson entertained
the Sunshine Sowing circle on Sat
William Curtis has started .for
North Dakota to procure a couple of
carloads of horses.
G. L. Meredith was In town this
Doublo dwelling on East street ex
tension. Nine rooms In each apart
ment. House well and substantial
ly built. Rents for ?34. Would
make good investment. Lot 100x175
feet. Room on promises for another
We offer One Hundred Dollars
Reward for any case of Catarrh that
i:aunot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
F. J. CHENEY & CO.,
We, the undersigned, have known
V. J. Cheney for the last 15 years,
und believe him perfectly honorable
in all business transactions and fi
nancially able to carry out any ob
ligations made by his firm.
Walaing, Kinnan & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall'n Caturrh Cure Is taken Id
itsrually, acting directly upon the
iiiiiod and mucous surfaces of the
sywiesn. IVsiHuorilac t sent free,
'rice 75 ronis per bottle. Sold by
lm f.li'sonf will lin finnil Thn linclnoca
menting will bo called to order at 1 Hr'ih'KxtB.
1:30 sharp. I lake Hall's Family Pills for con
Clifton Grange will give a Valen- stlpatlon.
Eight-room house, all improve
ments, located East street extension.
All improvements, hard wood floors,
good dry cellar, large porch bay
windows. Chicken house, capacity 50
birds. Lot 52x125 feet.
Eight-room residence corner of
Court and Eleventh streets. House
in first-class condition. All modern
Improvements, located on west side
of Court street.
Cash Bakery For Sale Cheap.
Place enjoys an excellent trade.
Well established lunch rooms In con
nection with business. Books open
to prospective purchaser. One of
best paying stands in Honesdale. If
sold now, a 'big bargain awaits hust
ling young man.
Good Building Lot Located in
Texas No. 4, Green street, within 15
minutes' walk from Honesdale post-
office. Ground practically level.
Size of lot G0x75 feet. Property
commands beautiful view of land
scape. Will be sold cheap. Rare
Two Good Lots Located on Fair
avenue, 15 minutes' walk from
Honesdale. Will be sold together or
separately. On R. D. route. Fer
tile ground. Lots have a frontage
of about GOO feet and run from Dy
berry river. Ideal place for party
who desires small farm near town.
Modern Houso in nonesdale
Brick, contains steam heating plant,
gas and other modern appointments.
Lot 50x125 feet. Good garden,
barn, and chicken house on prem
ises. Property In nrst-class condi
tion. Was recently Improved. One
of Honesdale's best properties.
Building Lot in noncsdalo Locat
ed on Court street in one of prettiest
residential sections of Honesdale.
Size G3xl25 feet. Story and a half
house on property. Property dn
Ilonesdale Two building lots and
house on Sixteenth street. Size of
property 100 x 100 feet. Situated
in finest residential section of town.'
Modern dwelling in Honesdale
contains nine rooms and is equipped
with all appointments of an up-to-date
house. Located on Main street
in one of the nicest sections of tho
residential sections. House has
g .s. New furnace recently installed.
Lot 50x125 feet. Property in good
conaition. A bargain for a home
Honesdalo Ten-room house on
Main street. Lot 50x200 feet. One
of nicest locations .for residence.
Will be sold cheap.
Three-story brick building on
West side of Main street between
Sixth and Seventh streets. Building
is rented. Lot 23x60 feet. Proper
ty in good shape. Will make 10
Any of the above properties can be purchased at reasonable prices.
Terms made easy to all purchasers. For prices and further description
apply to office of
SCENE FROM THE MUSICAL PLAY, "THE GIRL OP MY DREAMS," AT LYRIO THEATRE, WEDNESDAY, FED, ff,