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71th YEAR. --NO. 15
HONESDALE, WAYNE CO., PA., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1913.
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STRIKE REMAINS DEADLOCKED
Jtailrouds and Firemen Not Able to
Agree Judge Knapp's I'eaco
New York, Fob. 17. A deadlock con
tinues between the representatives of
tho fifty-four eastern railroads and Uio
committee of the Brotherhood of Loco
motive Firemen nnd Engiuemen over
the question of a strike. Action by
either side, It Is understood, will be
deferred until the arrival In this city
of Judge Martin A. Knapp of the Unit
ed States court, who has been acting
us a mediator. Judge Knapp made u
hurried trip to Washington. Much
significance is attached to It.
There is nn impression that Judge
Knapp may have a new solution to
propose for the ending of the differ
ences when he returns. When he left
for the capital Judge Knapp said he
was leaving to attend to Important
matters pending before the court The
railroad officials and the men believe
he was In consultation with some of
the Washington otllclals on the im
pending strike situation.
Differ on Arbitration.
The committee of the union, which
represents 38.000 men, and the olii
cials of the roads are willing to arbi
trate, but each Insists on a different
method. The committee wishes tc ar
bitrate under the Erdman act which
calls for, a board of three members,
while' tho railroads are Insistent that
six men be appointed to hear the
W. S. Carter, the president of the
brotherhood, said In his headquarters
at tho Broadwny Central hotel that
the men do not wish to strike, but that
It looks as If he railroads want one.
He declared further thut It looks as
though they are going to get one un
less they back down on the arbitra
tion question. The men oppose the
arbitration committee of six proposal
because they do not believe It will bo
a fair arrangement for them.
There Is so much nt stake both for
the men aud the railroads and also for
tho public that on both sides It was
admitted that the feeling prevails that
some sort of a compromise will be
reached that will eliminate the danger
of a strike.
A cessation of work by the firemen
would virtually paralyze the business
of this country tills side of the Missis
sippi and seriously affect that on tho
other side. It would result In tho
greatest industrial tie-up in the his
tory of the United States.
BOY, FIFTEEN, SHOOTS .FATHER
Jersey Youth Stole Parent's Horse and
Red Bank, N. J., Feb. 17. John Grey,
forty-five years old, a farmer of Holm-
del, was shot and is in n serious con
dition nt his home. County Detective
MInugh Is searching for Grey's son.
Clamlo. Dfteen years old.
The boy Is said to have gone away
from homt some days ago without
telling whore he was going, ne re
turned, and his father struck him in
the face. The boy then drew a re
volver, members of the family say,
nnd fired three shots. One of these hit
the father In the face, making a seri
ous wound, while another lodged in bis
ENDS LIFE WITH RAZOR.
Edwin H. Clark of Philadelphia Found
Dead In Home.
Philadelphia. Feb. 17. Dr. Edwin H.
Clark, a chemist and manufacturer,
was found dead at his homo with his
throat gashed nnd a razor In his hand.
Mrs. Clark 1 ad been absent from tho
city for several days, and when Dr.
Clark met her at Broad street station
he seemed cheerfu'.
Besides being Interested In politics
and tho board of education Dr. Clark
was the manuincturer of a proprietary
CHEAPER EGGS FOR EASTER.
Hens Laying Daily and Chicago Own
ers of Storage Stocks Los;.
Chicago, rob. 17. Cheap eggs nre In
prospect for Lent and Easter, nens
are laying every day in tho west nnd
southwest, nnd commission men nre
having dlfllci.lty In finding space in
which to store consignments.
Prices have been breaking a little
every dny. There Is also n largo stock
of cold storage eggs left over. Storage
eggs which cost 23 cents are offered
now at 10 cents.
S. Weir Mitchell Is Eighty-four.
Philadelphia, Feb. 17.-Dr. S. AVeir
Mitchell, neurologist and nuthor of
many works of science, celebrated his
olghty-fourth birthday at his home
here. He said ho was In splendid
health. He still practices medicine is
well ns literary nnd scientific work.
Amateur Aviator Killed.
Leipzig, Feb. 17, A telegraph opera
tor of the name of Lenk while at
tempting a volplnne from n height of
2,500 feet was Instantly killed when
Us aeroplane Btruck tho ground.
BUYS ICE FOND.
F. J. Herbst, the druggist, of Mll
iord. fearful lest the supply1 here
would not be sufficient, bought the
ice on the pond on the farm of L.
Harvey Myer In Milford township
and has begun filling his large Ice
bouse from that place. The ice is
about 7 or 8 inches thick.
LAKEAVOOD boasts of
HAVING OLDEST RESIDENT.
In Wayne County Mrs. Ursula
Loomls Monroe Will bo 01) Years
Old on July 27th Next.
Lakewood boasts of being the
home of Wayne county's oldest resi
dent, Mrs. Ursula Loomls Monroe,
who, If she lives until July 27th'
next, will celebrate her ninety-ninth ' George Hayward, of West Side ave
blrthday. In a picture which was nue, from Honesdale, on Thursday
published In tho Scranton Tribune-
Republican this morning, Mrs. Mon
too was shown with her daughter,
granddaughter and great-granddaughter,
Mrs. Ursula Loomls Monroe was
born In Tarrlngton, Litchfield coun
ty, Conn., July 27, 1814. In the
Spring of 1817 she removed to Penn
sylvania with her parents, Aaron and
Sophia Loomls. They settled In the
southern part of Alt. 'Pleasant town
ship, Wayne county, which was a
wilderness of that time. In Septem
ber, 1832, she married Nathan A.
Monroe, also of Mt. 'Pleasant, and
they settled In Preston township,
where they spent their married life
and reared seven children. In April
1888, her husband died and since
then she has lived with her children,
only two of whom are living at the
present time, viz, Mrs. A. M. West
gate and Miss Sabra A. Monroe, of
Lakewood. She has several great-
great grandchildren and It has been
her privilege to hold one of them in
She has been confined to her bed
since January 29 of an acute attack
of rheumatism. However, she still
enjoys all the comforts and conven
iences of life, including the dally
papers and magazines.
GETTYSBURG PROGRAM WAS
Given by Monitors of Junior Class
of High School Fridny Evening
The junior class of the Honesdale
High school gave an entertaining
Gettysburg program In the auditor
ium Friday evening, Feb. 14. The
exercises were well attended. The.
program was as follows:
We're Tenting Tonight . . . Chorus
Piano Solo .... Chopin Polllnalse
America High School
Essay "Preliminary Events"
Essay "Robert E. Leo"
Essay "Lee's Invasion of Pennsyl
vania Anna MacDonald
Essay "The Day of Battle at
Gettysburg" Louise Bishop
Essay. ."Second Day's Engagement"
Oration "Third Day's Battle"
Oration... "Results of the Battle"
Recitation. "Lincoln at Gettysburg"
Essay "The Soldiers' National
Monument" Lactea Hawken
Recitation "Dedication Ode for
Gettysburg National Cemetery"
Miss Ada Violet Hopkins
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David
Hopkins, of Aldenville, and Osborn
E. Snedeker, of Clinton township,
were united In marriage at 8:30
o'clock Thursday evening by the
Rev. Mr. Knight, pastor of the Al
denville Baptist church. The mar
rlage was a quiet one and tho
couplo were unattended. A wedding
supper followed the ceremony. Frl
day morning Mr. and Mrs. Snedeker
left for a trip through New York
state and Michigan. The couple are
among Wayne county s most proml
nent and popular young people. A
wide circle of friends will extend
congratulations and best wishes for
their future happiness. The bride
Is a charming and accomplished
young lady. She Is a graduate of the
Kutztown State Normal school. Fol
lowing her graduation she taught a
year In tho Atlantic City schools.
She was then principal of the Alden
ville High school for a year, and at
tho Tequest of the Atlantic City
school authorities returned there to
teach the past two years. Mr,
Snedeker, who is a former Forest
City boy is interested with his fatk
er in agricultural and lumbering
pursuits. He is a clear headed and
nrocresslve young business man
I Upon returning from their wedding
I journey the couple will reside with
, Mr. Snedeker's parents In Forest
Miss Margaret Roberts, one of the
best known and popular young lw
dies of West Scranton, was married
Thursday evening at the homo o
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Mar-
chant, of 1920 Washburn street, to
Allen Brooks, of Gravity, Wayne
county. Rev. David Jones, pastor of
the first Welsh Congregational
1 ..IIV'0''"', "X" ' .
The ceremony was performed in
, tf" 7 YernsTnd cut Hewers,
, Mlsa ipi0ronce Taylor was the brides-
maid and Carl Schaeffer was the
best man. Tho bridal party march
ed Into tho parlor and took their
.places In front of a bank of foliage
and flowers as Miss Hazel Ferrel,
organist of the Plymuth Congrega
tional church, played the wedding
march from Lohengrin.
The bride 'was attired in a gown
of white satin with pearl trimmings
and carried a bouquet of bridal
roses. Her travollng suit was dark;
green broadcloth. The maid was
attired in applique satin trimmed
with ocru lace. The young people
wero tendered congratulations by all
present, after which a wedding sup
per was served by Caterer Spencer.
Mr. and Mrs. Brooks left Saturday
for New York and other places of
Interest after which they will re
side in Gravity.
Note Left by George Hnyward to
Broken Hearted Mother Went
Away Without Giving Any
The sudden disappearance of
last, has caused great anxiety on
the part of his mother, who Is almost
frantic with grief. His many friends
have also become alarmed by his
Btrange action. "Good-bye mother,
I'm going away," was written on a
piece of paper and placed where his
mother kept her money, realizing
perhaps that she would surely find It
In that receptacle. This was Mrs.
Hayward's first Intimation of his
George purchased a one-trip tick
et to New York last Thursday af
ternoon and went as far as Lacka
waxen with Conductor Charles Lord.
Mr. Lord says ho did not notice
whether young Hayward stayed at
Lackawaxen, went to New York or
took a Western train.
'Before leaving .he withdrew his
earnings from the bank with the ex
ception of a few dollars. He has
been In tho employ of Blrdsall Bros.,
Seelyvllle, which company held him
In highest esteem.
His going away is one of the'
greatest mysteries on local record
and there Is not the slightest reason
why George should leave homo. He
had all there was to live for. A
Christian mother and pleasant home,
ideal young men and women as com
panions and a bright future as ap
parently before him. Notwithstand
ing his sudden disappearance and
brief message to his heart-broken
mother she still keeps the latch-
string open and hopes against hope
that her son will return to her. It
is indeed a lamentable case and one
in which the mother is deserving of
the sympathy of the entire commun
ity. She is now left alone.
During the past few weeks George
has been the subject of melancholia
for some reasons and this may
account for his actions. He has al
ways been active In church work and
Is the last one that It would be sus
pected of for doing such a thing.
His friends are doing their best
to locate him and endeavor if possi
ble to get him to return to his en
dearing mother who anxiously
awaits his return.
HON. W. T. GREASY ACCEPTS
Pomona Grange to bo Honored by
A'isit of Master Granger Feb. 25.
The grangers of Wayne county
will be elated to learn that Hon. AV,
T. Creasy, ma'ste'r granger of thfT
State of Pennsylvania, will address
the Pomona at Odd Fellows' hall on
Tuesday evening, February 25th,
during which time a corn and apple
display w'lll be made by the grang
ers. The 'meeting will not be for
the public, which is regretted by
many who would like to hear Hon.
Mr. Creasy. It Is hoped, however,
that tho grangers will be largely
represented and listen to the feast
that tho master granger will bring
ASYLU.AI PROBE REFERRED.
Fight in House Results In Action on
Harrlsburg, Feb. 18. The House
sent tho Bleloch resolution to in
vestigate the Rittersville State Hos
pital for the Insane to the Judiciary
General Committee after half an
hour's debate between Messrs. Mil
ler, Lehigh; North, Jefferson, and
Baldwin, Delaware, and Mr. Bleloch.
The vote was ordered on a call of the
previous question, and carried by 99
AVhen the Rittersville resolution
had been referred Mr. Bleloch rose
to a question of personal privilege,
declaring that he had not been cor
rectly referred to by Mr. North. The
Philadelphlan then presented a reso
lution that every standing committee
should be required to give the in
troducer of a bill notice of time of
consideration of the measures. It
was laid over for a day.
APPLE BLOSSOMS IN JANUARY.
A gentleman named Harrison,
who lives In the house owned by Dr.
Stearns on River street, plucked a
sprig of blossoms from a sweet ap
pie tree on the premises Jan. 31st.
This Contesi is Positively
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO GUESS
Owing to this misunderstanding contest will be extended one
Jeweler and Optician of Honesdale
$1,000,000 INDUSTRY WANTS
TO LOCATE HERE
Typewriter Company With Largo
Capitalization nnd Employing
From OOO to 1,000 Men Seeks
The secretary of the Greater'
Honesdale Board of Trade is In re
ceipt of a communication relative to
thn pstnhltshmpnt nf si lnrcA Inriun-
try in Honesdale. The company is J
capitalized at ?1, 000,000 and should
they decide to come to Honesdale
they will erect buildings which will
give employment to from GOO to
1,000 skilled workmen. The pro
posed Industry is a typewriter con
cern and it is claimed to be one of
tho best In the country.
jX.he 'matter has been taken up by
tne Greater Honesdale Board of
Trade and the secretary has been In
structed to communicate with the
parties Interested and give them all
the Information necessary.
Honesdale can offer as good in
ducements as any town or city and
It is earnestly hoped that our
Board of Trade will be instrumental
in landing this largo and Important
Industry in this vicinity.
FOUU GENERATIONS PRESENT
AT PLEASANT SURPRISE.
A pleasant surprise was tendered
Mrs. Ann Qulnney at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. AV. F. Pierce,
Rldge street, on AVednesday, Febru
ary 12th, to commemorate her 80th
birthday. The following persons
were present: Mrs. William Holland,
Thomas Holland, wife and children,
of Maple avenue, Mrs. J. Koehler
and son Homer, AV. B. Roadknlght,
wife and son Morris, of Honesdale,
Mrs. W. A. Qulnney, Hawley; Mrs.
AV. H. Bullock and son Bayltes of
Dyberry. Four generations, Mrs.
Ann Qulnney, her oldest daughter,
Mrs. W. H. Holland, the latter's son,
Thomas, and his two children, Loren
and Mildred, were present and all
sat down to a sumptuous dinner
that was provided for tho happy
occasion. A very enjoyable time
was spent, all wishing that the
sainted mother might live to see
many more happy birthdays.
THE AGED COUPLE
An aged couple alighted from a
Utlca division train at Blnghamton
Friday of last week and Officer Don
ahue, who was standing near, no
ticed them, and realizing, perhaps,
that they were strangers in the city,
he inquired of their destination. The
man, who said he was over 80 years
of age, Informed tho officer that he
and his wife were on their way to
Buffalo, and Officer Donahue escort
ed tho couple to one of the day
coaches of the 'west-bound train.
" AVe want to go in the smoklng-
.Acar," said the aged woman. air.
Donahue looked up astonished, but
helped them to the smoker. Once
inside the smoking car, the woman
reached into the black bag she car
ried and produced a corncob pipe.
The man pulled the same style of
pipe from one of his pockets. The
pipes were tilled and lighted ana
both old folks were puffing away
contentedly as the train started.
BULL MOOSE AND TAFT
ADHERENTS DROP FIGHT.
With practically all of the differ
ences adjusted at meetings of com
mittees by the leaders of the so-called
"progressive" and "regular" 'factions
Michigan Republicans recently in
state convention nominated candl
dates for justices of the Supreme
Court and imlnor offices to be filled
at the spring election and adopted a
platform that contained every plank
of the "progressive" delegates had
asreed to Insist upon.
"Harmony" proved the keynote of
the convention. Allen H. Frazer of
Detroit, the temporary chairman,
urged It and so did the permanent
chairman, Senator Frank James of
Hancock. "Get together and fight
the Democrats" was the appeal both
men made to tho convention in their
keynote speeches. Both urged the
adoption of a platform containing
"progressive" legislation. During
the last presidential campaign Fraz
er supported Taft while James urged
tho election of Roosevelt.
For use in the erection of what
will be the largest concrete bridge In
the world, tons of cement are being
rushed to Nicholson by the Lacka
wanna Railroad company. Abut
ments and false work are now being
placed In position, and it is expected
that a start will soon be made on the
FORMER AVAYNE COUNTY
In tho death of Mrs. Anna Nash,
which occurred suddenly at her
homo, 421 South Ninth avenue,
Scranton, Thursday morning at 1:30
o'clock, West Scranton lost one of
Its best known and most highly es
Mrs. Nash was soventv-flve years
of age and had been a resident of
that city for over fifty years. She
., ,m piusie "
to the thlry city in the common-
wealth, and could relate many Inter
estlng reminiscences of the early
days of tho metropolis of tho an
thracite coal fields.
Born in Liverpool, England, she
came to this country when four
years of age with her parents, who
settled in AVayne county. Two or
'threo years ago she suffered strokes
or paraiysiss, from wnion sne appar- (
ently recovered with the exception ,
of the use of her right hand. She
was about the house as usual on
Wednesday and was apparently In
good 'health when she retired.
Shortly after 1 o'clock she was
heard coughing, and a member of
the family going to her bedside
found that she was very 111. She
passed peacefully away about fifteen
Surviving are the following sons
and daughters: Miss Helen M. Nash,
Scranton; Mrs. A. B. Mayo, Scran
ton; Mrs. William Bahr, Scranton;
Arthur R. 'Nash, Scranton; George
E. Nash, Scranton; Herbert E. Nash,
of Albany; Georgia and AV. L. Nash,
Scranton. Funeral services were
held at the residence Saturday even
ing at 8 o'clock. On Sunday the
body was taken via the Erie railroad
to the deceased's former home at
Salem Corners, Wayne county, where
Interment will bo made.
PIONEER OF WAYNE DIES IN
Alpheus AA'oods Gates Passes Away,
Aged Ninety-Two Years nnd Six
Alpheus AVoods Gates, father of
Dr. L. M. Gates and Mrs. J. W.
Browning, of Scranton, died at noon
Friday following an illness of but a
week s duration at the home of his
daughter, 1704 Sanderson avenue.
Had Mr. Gates lived until next Au
gust he would have reached the age
of ninety-three years, he having been
born at Mt. Pleasant, AVayne county,
Aug. 20, 1820.
Mr. Gates came of New England
stock, his parents having been
among the pioneer settlers of Wayne
county and the greater portion of his
life was spent in Jackson, Pa., where
he was imarrled to a daughter of
Martin Hall, also a pioneer from
England. Mrs. Gates lived to cele
brate with him tho sixty-fourth an
niversary of their marriage two
years ago, dying a few months later
in her eighty-eighth year. For for
ty years Mr. and Mrs. Gates lived in
Scott, AVayne county, developing a
large farm and lumbering plant,
later retiring to Thompson, where
Mr. Thompson served as burgess and
justice of the peace. Three children
were born to Mr. and Mrs. Gates and
the family circle was unbroken un
til two years ago, when Mrs. Gates
During his early years Mr. Gates
was a school teacher and always
took a deep 'Interest in education,
contributing financially to colleges
and serving, for a number of years
as a trustee of Cayuga college. In
religion he was a Baptist and for
many years was a deacon of tho
church. Politically he was a Whig,
but upon tho birth of tho Republi
can party he voted for Fremont In
185C and for every Republican can
didate since then until last Fall,
when his health would not permit
him to attend the polls.
He was a well Informed man and
was a constant reader, spending all
his time of late years since his ad
vancing age made other occupation
impossible for him in reading books,
magazines and newspapers.
Surviving him are two sons, Attor
ney Q. A. Gates, of AVIlkes-Barre,
and Dr. L. M. Gates, of Scranton,
and one daughter, Mrs. J. A. Brown
ing, also of Scranton. The funeral
took placo Monday morning with
services at Thompson at 11 o'clock.
There was a brief service at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Brown
ing, 1704 Sanderson avenue, Sunday
afternoon at 4 o'clock with Rev. A.
K. Fuller, Dr-D., of the Green Rldge
Baptist church in charge.
THROWN INTO BARB WIRE
Mrs. John Klein's Horso Ran A way
Saturday and She AA'as Bndly
AVhlle driving to Honesdale last
Saturday morning, Mrs. John Klein,
of Cherry Rldge, was thrown out of
her wagon into a barb wire fence
near tho Ezra Andrews place on tne
Sandercock road. fii
Mrs. Klein's faco was badly
scratched by coming In contact with
the sharp pointed prongs on the
wire. Her shoulder was also Injur
ed. Mrs. Klein Is nicely recovering
from the accident.
The wagon was demolished and
the horso continued Its mad dash
until it reached Honesdale, where
Leo Compton caught the runaway
steed and 'placed It In a barn.
SONN BRUNE NUPTIALS.
Ralim AVilllam Sonn of Seely
vllle. and Evelyn Rebecca Brune, of
I Honesdale, wero married on Satur
day morning at 8 o clock by Rev,
C. C. Miller In the parsonage of St
John's Lutheran church. The groom
emDloyed in T. B. Clark's glass
cutting shop. The couple are well
known In Honesdale and vicinity.
JAMES SKELLY DIES I DDENLY
Dropped Dead on Walk on AA'oy to
Church Fridny Evening Apo
plexy tho Caus6.
James Skelly, of East Honesdale,
and well known throughout tho bor
ough, died suddenly Friday evening
Hls aeath Was caused either by apo
pieXy or from tho bursting of a blood
vessel. He was forty-three years of
age, and was a glass blower ,by
,Mr. Skelly lived with his mother
Mrs. Edward Skelly, In East Hones
dalo and up to tho time of his de
mise was apparently in the best of
health. Ho came homo from work,
members of the family state, about
4:30 and was In the best of spirits.
He partook of the evening .meal at
six o'clock and about five minutes
to seven he left his home intending
to go tho the evening services being
held In St. John's R. C. church.
Soon after he left home, his sister
left for church.
Skelly had not been gone over five
minutes when he dropped dead on
the walk in front or near the home
of Mrs. Anna Kuhns. It was tshe
who discovered the body and with
assistance carried it Into her home.
She summoned Dr. Griffin, .who pro
nounced the man dead. Tho cause
he stated was apoplexy.
James Skelly was born In East
Honesdale and lived his entlro life
in that vicinity. He is survived by
his 'mother, Mrs. Edward Skelly, of
East Honesdale, and three sisters
and four brothers, namely, Patrick
H. Skelly, of East Honesdale; E. T.
Skelly, of AVhite Mills; John Skelly
of AVhite Mills; Francis, employed
by International Fruit Co., of Phil
adelphia; Mrs. Jos. McKane, of Cali
fornia; Agnes and Mary, at home.
The funeral services will be held
Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, from
St. John's R. C. church, Rev. Father
John O'Toolo will officiate. Re
quiem high mass will be celebrated.
Interment will take place In St.
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE BUILDINGS
Are You More Observing Concerning
Buildings Than Human Beings?
Now For Two More.
How are you at guessing buildings
Instead of persons? There is a con
siderable difference but structures
that you pass every day ought not to
be as hard to guess. No. 1 presented
by Miss Crescentia O'Connell was an
excellent descriptive sketch of the
court house. Did you guess that
right? No. 2 by Miss Jeanette
Pohle, "A Honesdale 'Building," was
the Union station. Did you guess
aright? AVe are giving you two
more to-day. Read them carefully.
A Building in Honcsdnlo
By Frances Caufield.
Situated close to the side walk on
Honesdale's most important street
is a large red brick structure which
faces, the rising sun. It Is extensive
ly ornamented on the front with
stone which forms an arched door
way. The upper part of the build
ing Is so Shaped that in the center
is a small porch-like space across
the front of which Is a stone railing.
On one side is a large window, tho
lower part of this being guarded on
the Inside by iron grating. Looking
toward tho lower side of tho build
ing several oblong windows can bo
seen. All these are entirely covered
by an iron grating. Extensive im
improvements have recently been
made on the building for the conven
ience of the public. The upper half
Is used as a hall for one of the city's
protectory Institutions. Very near
this building Is situated one of
Honesdale's largest manufacturing
plants, as well as many other busi
A Houso in Town.
By Jennie L. Barnes,
About half way down one of our
principal streets stands a large
three-story brick house, painted
stone gray, with a sloping, almost
fiat roof, from which project four
tall chimneys. In front of the .house
Is a long porch, the roof of which is
upheld by many curiously carved
columns. The windows which look
out upon this extend almost to the
floor, and, like the other windows of
the building, are protected by dark
red blinds. Those of the third story,
however, which is very low, are
small and nearly round, and under
tho eaves and In tho cornices of the
house are the carved designs to
match that on tho columns. At tho
left of the building Is a porch similar
to the one In front, but smaller.
which overlooks a large, smooth
lawn, in tho center of which a foun
tain shoots up a silvery stream of
water. Near this are several ever
green trees which In tho winter
brighten up the otherwise rather
dull scenery. There is a secluded
air to tho house, and Its apparent
ace fills the imagination with
strange stories of bygone days.
HIGHEST POINT IN AVEST VIR
GINIA. West Virginia's highest mountain
is located In Pendleton county and
is known as Spruce Knob. Its alti
tude, according to the United States
Geological Sfirvey, Is 4,760 feet. The
lowest point In the State is on Po
tomac River 240 feet above sea
level. Tho average elevation of the
State Is about 1,500 feet.
JOIN THE 100 CLUB.
An effort is being made by Pastor
Hlller of the Methodist church to
bold a men's meeting next Sunday
afternoon In the Methodist church.
The Central Glee club will furnish
special music. The meeting will
I be held If the signatures of 100 men
can be obtained.
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