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THE ClTLZE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1913.
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1013.
There are no women In the Legis
lature of this state, but they are hav
ing a good deal to do with legisla
Dr. Frledrlck Franz Friedman, of
Berlin, -who claims .he has discover
ed a serum for the cure of tubercu
losis, asks only $5, 000,000 for the
Speaking of Roosevelt, It is re
ported that the Colonel has bad his
ihand to his ear lately to hear any
thing about the enactment of the
Progressive platform Into laws.
This may be the force behind the
movement which Is quietly taking
shape to have the Progressives or
ganlzo for the session. Such at
tempts were made last week but
Mr. Edison was CC Tuesday.
Judged from what he has dono he
.should bo at least GCC. Still he
works some twenty hours a day. His
Industry, like the contents of his
cerebral chambers, is rare and mar
vellous. If our wish goes for any
thing 'he shall have at least sixty-six
years more of fruitful life and
achievement. Then there will be
nothing left to invent except history
and political platforms. New York
Yesterday was the one hundred
and second anniversary of the birth
of Abraham Lincoln. It was a legal
holiday and all the Honesdale banks
were closed. Flags wero raised on
most of the public buildings of the
town In honor of the great Emanci
pator. The memory of Lincoln, one
of the greatest men of all time, is
cherished by all Americans. His
goodness and invaluable aid to our
country in the time of a crisis will
never be forgotten.
Highway Commissioner! Bigelow
seems to have given 'his critics more
Information than they want. They
insisted upon the details and the
figures, and because lie has handed
them out the knockers are now com
plaining that ho has given them too
much. Fair-minded people will un
doubtedly see in this circumstance
the Insincerity of the political high
binders who are striving to make
campaign capital out of attacks up
on the present Stato administration.
Speaker George E. Alter of the
House Is as regular as the clock In
calling the House to order, and there
has not been a session since he as
sumed the gavel when ho did not
call the lower branch to work right
on the dot. The Speaker has become
known as Mr. Regularity and his
promptness has been as noticeable as
liis expeditious dispatch of business.
For a while the Speaker had moro
or less trouble manipulating the
gavel and on ono of the evenings
when the House was engaged In
electing William S. Lelb as resident
clerk he broke the gavel off short.
Now he has a couple of hickory
sticks In reserve.
FOR BETTER ROADS.
Praising United States Senator
Jackson's bill to provide Federal aid
for State roads, the Reading News
Should tho Jackson bill go
through and should the Sproul
plan for tho Improvement of tho
highways of Pennsylvania final
ly become effective, this Com
monwealth would take a big
step forward in road Improve
ment. Always provided that tho Sproul
plan for the Improvement of our
highways by means of tho $50,000,
000 bond issuo becomes effective.
MORE OX CHAUTAUQUA.
The agencies for human better
ment that have had their spring in
Pennsylvania Institutions of higher
learning aro very numerous. The
most recent innovation, in tho form
of educational extension into tho
small town has como through the
organized efforts of Prof. Paul M.
Pearson, of Swarthmoro College,
with fellow members of the faculty,
and other interested Pennsylvanlans,
who have Introduced Into the East
tho circuit Chautauqua.
At the bottom of the plan lies the
Idea as animates university ex
the Citizen Publishing Company.
attho postofllce, Honesdale, Pa.
E. B. IIAHDEKDERGII
W. W. WOOD
tension. The Chautauqua, however,
is moro comprehensive In its pur
pose, aiming to enlist the Interest of
,tho people, young and old; those
who like magic and moving pictures,
as well as those who want to hear
great orators discuss the problems
of tho day.
Tho educational aspect of the plan
is avowedly popular; nevertheless,
the Chautauqua is expected to broad
en the outlook of the small town, to
heighten the interest in the great so
cial questions of the time and to
deepen the desire for inuslc and en
tertainment of the first grade.
The business men of Honesdale
have been urged to attend tho meet
ing to be held Tuesday evening, Feb.
25, ,to hear Dr. Turner speak on the
methods of doing buisness empolyed
by the Chautauqua and tho lasting
benefits derived therefrom.
LACK OF PUBLIC SALES INDICA
TION' OF PROSPERITY.
Travelling through tho country
hereabouts these days, the fact be
comes apparent that prosperity is
abroad and that the farmer is happy
and contented. One of the best in
dexes of farmers' business conditions
hereabouts always appears In the
number of public sales that are held
In the spring time. When times are
bad, when crops have been poor,
when prices are low the country ho
tel and general store are literally
papered with the sale bills of estates
and of those who have decided to
quit farming. To-day ono can visit
those same places and find but few
bills hung up. Those that do ap
pear are for the most part those, of
estates that have to be settled up or
of farmers who are retiring because
of old age or for some other good
reason, other than poor business con
ditions. It Is always a sad commentary on
farm life to seo a large number of
public sales. After a man has for
years struggled and tolled to amass
tho stock that Is required to run a
farm It Is a real tragedy of life to
see that effort of years dispersed to
all tho points of the compass, often
at ridiculously low prices. Locked
up In that stock are years of thought
and toll, often of sacrifice by the
man and of his family. Often at
just tho time that farming would be
come a real Joy and a profit sales are
held and tho offorts of years dis
Consequently when there aro a
few such sales and their lack Is due
to prosperous conditions there Is
general cause for gratification. A
happy and prosperous farming com
munity means a happy and prosper
fllarrisburg, Feb. 13. It is ex
pected that material progress will be
made during tho present week with
tho progressive program outlined by
Governor Tener in his message to
the Legislature. Tho session Is now
in its fifth week and It is earnestly
hoped by those who have come here
to attend to tho business of the peo
ple that the posturing stage has
passed, and that the period of getting
down to brass tacks on tho big busi
ness is at hand.
Tho general shake-up at tho or
ganization of tho Legislature result
ed in such a speeding up of ordinary
legislation that It would be possible
to predict a very early adjournment
if it were not for tho fact that on
this big business a great deal of time
has been wasted merely because
thero was general curiosity as to
what the stage managers of the vari
ous political shows had to offer. So
far as can be ascertained at this
writing all tho scheduled "stunts"
have been pulled off. And It Is
worthy of remark that all of it was
so timed that be he Bull Moose,
Democrat or regular Republican,
every Pennsylvania voter was af
forded a brief moment in Which ho
might, if he cared a darn about It,
feel that his influence was being felt
in the halls of the Legislature. The
way in which the parties respected
tho rights of each other In this little
matter was truly touching.
Speaker Alter, who, by the way,
is making a roost admirable presid
ing officer of the House, has gono on
record as being opposed to setting
a date for adjournment of the Leg
islature until some Idea can be had
of how much time it will take to
discharge the duties before the body.
He Is opposed to a drawn out ses
sion and he is doing all he can to
FATHER JOHN O'TOOLE EULOGIZES LINCOLN IN SERMON.
pj tHkWim i w trj-&-Kw.i-iM ,za Avowal ii.ier.-,M
" I know thero Is a God and that ho hates Injustice and slavery. I
see the storm coming and I know His hand Is in It. If he has a place and
work for me, and I think ho has I believe 1 am ready. I am nothing,
but truth Is everything. I know I am right, because I know that liber
ty is right, for Christ teaches It, and Christ is God. I have told them
that a house divided against Itself cannot stand, and Christ and reason
say the same thing; and they will find It so. Douglas doesn't care
whether slavery Is voted up or voted down, but God cares and humanity
cares, and I care; and with God's help I shall not fall. I may not see
the end but It will come and I shall be vindicated; and these men will
find that they have not read their Bible aright." Abraham Lincoln.
Rev. John O'Toole took for his
text at Wednesday night's Lenten
services these words from Abraham
Lincoln: "And with God's help I
shall not fall."
The scope of his talk was along
these lines: That "Lincoln freed the
slaves of the South and his Divine
Master freed tho slaves of Satan and
as Lincoln was born amid poverty
and suffering so his Master came in
to the world in poverty and priva
tions. As Lincoln said, "With God's
help I shall not fail" so every Chris
tian who wishes to succeed and con
quer may find Inspiration and hope
in this immortal sentence. He brief
ly sketched the life of Lincoln and
summed It up in these words:
When Lincoln was elected to Con
gress tho editor of the Congressional
Record sent him a blank to be filled
out with facts and dates which anight
bo made the basis for biographical
sketch in the directory. Mr. Lin
coln's blank was returned promptly,
expedite the work, but on tho other
hand he said last week in an inter
view that "this Legislature was
elected by the people with tho Idea
of having some beneficial laws pass
ed, and while I do not want any pro
longed session, I do not favor any
adjournment date being set until we
know just what has to be dono."
This is taken to mean that tho way
Is wide open but that those who
want legislation must get down to
business in earnest at once.
In spite of the fact that there is a
great deal of practical politics In tho
air they get along together famously
at both ends of the Capitol. In the
Senate that Is to be expected, for
Senatorial courtesy Is as much of a
fetish there as It is in tho august
upper chamber in Washington. But
even in tho House, now that the
rough edge has been worn off, they
are warming up to each other irre
spective of politics and a great deal
of attention was paid to Henry E.
Lanius, the blind member from York
county last week when ho mado his
maiden speech, which happened to
bo in favor jf the equal suffrage
amendment resolution. Lanius is
now a farmer and a good one, but
before that he was a skilled steel
worker, in which trade ho lost his
sight and previous to his career in
the steel mills he was a newspaper
man. During the newspaper period
of his life he was a correspondent
with troops engaged In our brief and
not altogether glorious war with
Spain. Naturally in splto of tho lim
itation that blindness puts upon him,
Representative Lanius is a most in
teresting person and is making many
friends. He sits about half way
down on tho Democratic side of the
House and no one Is better Informed
as to tho progress of legislation than
Senator Boies Penrose was tho
big speaker at tho Lincoln Day din
ner of tho Young Men's Republican
Club at WIHIamsport Wednesday.
Tho Senator accepted the invitation
some days ago and tho fact has at-!
traded much attention. Other;
guests were Stato Treasurer-elect R.
K. Young and Auditor General-elect
A. W. Powell, together with Senator
E. E. Beldleman, who spoke for tho
Senator William C. Sproul. of Del
aware, Is quoted in Philadelphia as
saying that he expects the Legisla
ture to pass good, safe and sano re
form legislation without hysteria.
Tho Senator believes that with all
parties bound by platform pledges
thero should not bo any trouble.
Olllo M. Letzkus, of Allegheny,
worked In a glass works when ho
was young and Is an authority on
work of that kind.
Georgo C. Irwin, of Hollidaysburg,
presented the now cold storage act
on Tuesday. Irwin Is a quiet mem
ber, but with a big influence and Is
ono of tho most popular up-State
Representative A. C. Stein has put
In a bill providing a system of mu
nicipal pensions for .mothers In first,
second and third class cities. The
Governor Is to appoint a commission
of seven women to distribute the
money. The hill appropriates $100,
000, divided as follows: Forty thous
and dollars for first-class cities; $20,-
filled up in his own handwriting with
the following information:
Born, February 12, 1809, in Hard
ing county, Ky. Education, defec
tive; profession, lawyer; military
service, captain of volunteers In the
Black Hawk war. Offices held, post
master at a very small office, four
times a member of the Illinois legis
lature and elected to the Lower
House of the next congress.
'''Lincoln's strength was as the
strength of ten because his heart
The lesson to be drawn from all
that was said was this: No country
can last whose citizens do not be
lieve in God and tho moral law. A
nation of atheists has never existed
for tho simple reason that it would
bo impossible for such a nation to
band together even by a social con
tract. If a man will not obey the
moral law what law will ho respect?
If a man does not believe In God In
what does he believe?
000 for second class, and $40,000
for third class. For one child less
than 14 years old, tho mother Is to
receive not moro than $12 a month;
for two children not more than $20,
nnd for three children not more
than $2G. For each additional child
$5 a month is to bo paid.
Stato AVoulrt Pay Half Sewer.
Bills of State-wide Importance
were introduced Tuesday by Senator
Beldleman. One provides that when
tho Stato Health Department orders
a city, borough or municipality to
construct or rebuild a sewer system
tho State shall pay half of the cost.
The bill Is retroactive and was so
framed to assist municipalities al
ready laboring under burden of debt
contracted in accordance with State
Health Department mandates. An
appropriation of $250,000 is provid
ed for the two fiscal years, commenc
ing June next, and the money is
to bo paid at tho direction of the
Governor, Attorney General and Aud
itor General. By Stato law the
Health Department is authorized to
compel cities and boroughs to
build sewer systems no matter what
tho financial condition of the com
munity may bo. Harrisburg would
como under the provisions of the
act, not only In tho matter of sewers
already In course of construction in
compliance with Stato ordors, but for
all additions or renewals thereof, as
the measure provides in this man
ner for expenses of tho future.
Important Tux Bills.
Another important bill provides
that all bonds or other indebtedness
of counties, cities or boroughs shall
be exempt from taxation so far as
tho cities, boroughs or counties are
concerned. At present all such
bonds aro subject to a Stato tax.
Hundreds of millions of dollars'
worth of securities would bo affect
ed. A second tax bill presented by
Senator Beldleman provides that
rpal estate of all street railways, rail
roads, water, gas, telegraph and
electric light, heat and power com
panies an,d all other like public ser
vice corporations hold or used for
corporate purposes or otherwise
shall be subject to taxation for
county, city and borough purposes.
All such property Is now exempt
from taxation and there nro scores
of millions of dollars worth of It In
Explain Workers' Claims.
Tho proposed legislation relative
to workmen's compensation was ex
plained to tho Judiciary General
Committee of tho House Tuesday
night by Chairman D. A. Reed and
Secretary Francis H. Bohlen, of the
State Industrial Accidents Commis
sion. James H. Mauror, chairman of the
State Federation of Labor, spoke in
favor of the bill, and announcement
was made that a public hearing at 3
p. m. Wednesday, February 19, on
all worklngmen's compensation bills.
To I'robo Houses Only.
Tho Crow investigating resolution,
said to havo been offered with the
Idea of shutting off specific investi
gations of all the State departments,
was passed by the House Tuesday af
ternoon, after being amended so as
to call for an Investigation only of
the number and salaries of the em
ployes of tho House and Senate.
Originally it Included all of tho de
partments. 'It 'goes to the Senate for concur
rence now. Provision Is mado that
the investigators shall mako a report
by March 12.
"THE TRAVELING SALESMAN"
The next attraction at the Lyric
will bo "The Traveling Salesman,"
by James Forbes, author of "The
Chorus Lady," and "The Commu
ters." "The Traveling Salesman"
comes to tho Lyric for a return
engagement. The play Is a comedy
drama written around the life and
characteristics of tho American
"drummer," and so truly has the au
thor drawn his characters that the
United Traveling Men's Association
has endorsed tho play, It is said.
Tho action begins at Grand Crossing,
a Western City, on Christmas Day.
"Bob Blake," a drummer, is disgust
ed with the town and he goes to
the depot to find out when the next
train 'leaves. Ho meets "Beth Elliott,"
the agent and operator. She asks
where he wants to go and he says
"back"; then he tries to get friend
ly and .Beth reminds him that he is
a stranger. "I can remedy that,"
he replies, but Beth turns to receive
a message and Blake realizes that
she Is not ono to be trifled with. The
message is for Blake, making an ap
pointment, and Blake instructs Beth
to answer the sender and say that
he will wait for him at Grand Cross
ing. Blake remembers he is hungry;
that it is Christmas and makes In
quiries as to tho nearest restaurant.
Something about him appeals to
Beth, and after awhile they get a
little better acquainted. She ex
tends an invitation to eat dinner
with her. She brings out a basket
and they sit down on a bench to a.
"buffet lunch" as he calls It. Beth
hands him a turkey sandwich which
is almost Invisible. "Aren't they
wearing the bread thin In sand
wiches this year?" he remarks as
they settle down to a jolly feast, and
it isn't long before Beth learns that
he Is a drummer traveling for a Arm
that Is represented In Grand Cross
ing by Franklin Royce, an admirer
This Is a first-class production and
you should secure your seat early.
WEBB LIQUOR BILL
GOES THROUGH SENATE.
Washington. The Senate Tuesday
passed the Webb liquor bill, already
passed by the House as a substitute
for tho Kenyon-Sheppard bill.
The Webb bill would prohibit
shipments of intoxicating liquors
from ono State to another when in
tended to be received or sold in vio
lation of the law of the State to
which tho shipment is made.
Friends of the legislation now will
seek to have the House concur in the
Senate bill, which differs from the
bill passed by tho Houso only in
number. Should that be done the
bills will not be considered in con
ference, but the bill passed by tho
Senate will go to the President for
Tho substitution of the Webb bill
for tho Kenyon-Sheppard bill came
at the cioso of prolonged debate, and
was by viva voce vote, no roll call be
Senator Shoppard during the day
had failed to get unanimous consent
for tho substitution of tho Webb bill
for the bill which he was a joint
author. Senator Kenyon, co-author
of the Senate bill, closed the debate
by asking that tho Webb bill be sub
stituted, as the order of the day did
not permit the voting on the Webb
bill as an Independent measure.
who know will attend our Monday sale in prefer
ence to all others. They know that at this sa'e
every need of the household will be furnished at
the least money.
Monday, February 17
Columbian or Snow White Flour $1.45 per sack
Puro White Rose Lard, 10-lb. pail $.145
Pure White Rose Lard, 5-lb pail 73c
Puro White Rose Lard, 3-lb. pall 43c
Cresco Crackers, the housekeeper's favorlto 2 pkgs 15c
Heinz's Famous Dill Pickles 14c doz.
Mayflower or Warfield Coffee, 30c value 27c lb.
Good Quality No. 7 Broom, 40c valuo 32c ea
Full Cream Cheese, special 21c lb.
Fancy California Naval Oranges 32c doz
First American Brand Canned Pea3 9c can
Other DepartrnentsMain Floor
Famous Kekko Silk, all colors, 35c value 25c yd.
Yard Wide English Percalo, 13c valuo 11c yd
Mill Ends Irish Linen Table Cloth, special G3c yd.
Bleached and Unbleached Table Cloth, 50c valuo 43c yd
Standard Quality Ginghams and Seersuckers 8 l-2c yd.
Men's Muslin Night Shirts, 75c value C5c ea
Bradley's Knitted Mufflers, 50c value 29c ea
Ladles' and Children's Aviation Caps, 50 and 75c valuo 41c ea
Men's Heavy Wool Socks, 25c value 21c pr.
Men's Wool Overshirts, plain and Military Collar, $1.50 valuo $1.25
Ladles' Heavy Fleeced Lined Pants, small sizes only, 25c valuo . . ,17c ea
Men's Heavy Ribbed Fleeced Underwear, 50c valuo 39c ea
Sample Lot Infant's Sweaters, slightly soiled, $1.00 val 59c ea
Ladles' Knitted Shawls, black and colors, 25c valuo 21c ea
Second Floor Specials
Infants' White, Long Coats, $1.25 valuo 98o ea
Infants' Short White Dresses, $1.00 valuo 89c ea
Infants' Short White Dresses, $1.50 valuo $1.27
Infants' Outing Flannel Skirts, 25c value 21c
Good Quality Curtain Scrim, special 8 l-2c yd.
Heavy Cotton Blankets, $1.00 value 89c pr.
Monarch Comfortables, $1.75 value $1.49 ea
Lace Curtains, Including Brass Rod, $1.50 valuo $1.19 pr
Fulton Ingrain Carpet, 50c valuo 42c yd
9x12 Seamless Tapestry Rugs, $1G.50 valuo , $13,98
Katz Bros, inc.
NOTJCE-Fina! Clearing Sale of Ladies' Coats,
Suits and Furs at strictly half of original value.
Zemo For Your Skin
Eczema, Pimples, Rash and All Skin
Afflictions Quickly Healed.
No matter what tho trouble, eczo
ma, chafing, pimples, salt rheum,
Zemo Instantly stops Irritation. Tho
euro comes quick. Sinks right In,
leaving no trace. Zemo Is a van'sh
ing liquid. Your skin fairly revels
with delight the moment Zemo Is ap
plied. Greatest thing on earth for
Zemo Is prepared by E. W. Roso
Mediclno Co., St. Louis, Mo., and Is
sold by all druggists at $1 a bottle.
But to prove to you Its wonderful
value It Is now put up In liberal sizo
trial bottles at only 25 cents and is
guaranteed to do the work or your
money back. Sold at Honesdale by
A. M. Lelne.
WORDS FOR THE
I Wayne County School;.
The following note has heen sent
to the men on tho official Board of
tho Central Methodist church:
You are an officer In the Lord's
army. What the officers say and do
Is of vast importance. It would bo
a remarkable army that gained the
victory In the absence of the offi
cers. A mighty battle is on every
ofilcer and man is needed on tho
field. "The Captain of Our Salva
tion" calls on each ono to be faith
ful. "Every man at his post." Un
less our Great Leader has detailed
you for other service, bo at the re
vival meetings every night.
Yours for Victory,
WILL H. HILLER.
Honesdale, Feb. 13, 1913.
" Restore unto mo tho joy of thy
salvation; and uphold me with thy
free spirit. Then will I teach trans
gressors thy ways; and sinners shall
be converted unto thee."
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