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CENT A WORD COLUMN
ANNOUNCEMENT. The eleventh nnnunl
ball of the Alert Klre Co.. of , Hast Honesdnlo,
will be elven at Alert Hull on, Wednesday
evenlne. Oct. 28. l'JOH. A ecncrnl Invitation Is
extended. Tickets. SO cents. In connection
with the ball, the Uulles' Improvement . So
cieties of Kast llonesdalo and Cliff ami Cot
taee streets will serve a supper In the dining
room of the Hall, with first table at 6:.W p. m.
Supper tickets, 35 cents, 28U
Everybody to know that Dr.
stent snecinlist.of Carbondale,
will beat the Gale, llonesdalo. Friday. Oot,
11. (lolden, eyesight s
rx of tlilo trroik friini IMXIn. III.. until T.M 11.111
and at Park View Cottaee. Hawley. from 3:00
p. in., until 8:00 1. m.
WK HAVE a larce assortment of ladders
on band for apple pjrktus. U. Watts. in t3
FOK SALE OK FOK nKN'T.-Dwelllnc
house.corner of Court and Klghth streets. In
quire of II. Z. Kussell.
WE AltE NOW taking In winter apples and
elder apples-highest cash price paid for
same. C. A. Cortright.
WANTED.-Succcss Magazine requires the
services of a man in Honesuaie 10 ioon unci
nvnlrlnn m l.oorl r,t t.lll 9 nnd tO SCOUTO 11CW
ousiness uy means ui apctmi ""-""r. . .
usually effective; position permanent: prefer
one with experience, but would consider any
applicant with good natural quauncaiipns ;
salary $1.50 per day, with commission option,
Address, with references, It. 0. Peacock,
Koom lO.'.Success Magazine bldg. New ork
WAYNE FARM AOENCY.-If you have
any farm property or realty of any kind, you
can register wlthus free of cost, and property
will be advertised through the united htates
vAYNEFAlOI AC5ENCY, Honesdale, Pa.
FOKSAl.K.-House. 1019 Court St.
lientlcy, Honesdale, Pa.
The pension bureau nt Washington
reports that the veterans of the civil war
nru now dying at the rate of HK) daily.
An attractive booklet lias been is
sued in the interests of the Preston lug!
Echool, at Winwood, giving a history of
the institution, its course of study, equip
ment, etc. It will be found useful to
anyone who may contemplate preparing
for teachers' examination or expects to
take a high school course. Application
by letter or personally to the principal
at Winwood, will secure a copy.
The Stroudsburg Kecord says :
"The high water mark in the price o
bank h t.nck in Lebanon county was
reached on Tuesday afternoon when
twelve shares of Palmyra bank stock
was sold at an average of $192,50 a
share. The shares, which have a par
value of $50 were sold by Felix Gingrich,
at Mount Pleasant. The price is said to
be the highest ever paid for bank stock
of equal par value of any banking insti
tution in the country."
The Record is way off in the last part
of its item. The stock of the Wayne
County Savings Hank, located here, has
sold as high as $525 for shares of the
par value of $100, which is the same as
$262.50 per share if they were of the par
yalue of $50. And the Honesdale Na
tional Bank makes pretty nearly as good
a showing, while the Honesdale Dime,
and Farmers' and Mechanics' banks are
forging along towards like eventual suc
cess. "Christy" Matthe wson has announced
his intention of giving up professional
base-ball playing after his Cuban trip,
having accepted a lucrative position as
n representative of the James Terry
Agency of the Prudential Insurance Co.,
whose offices are at 20 Vesey street, New-
York. Ho savs. in explanation of his
determination, that having been a pro
fessional'player for eightyears, he would
naturally be forced to quit the game
within two years in any event, and so,
before "petering out," as he expresses
it, he has been on the lookout for some
thine else to do. As the insurance
business seemed to show great oppor
tunities.he accepted the position offered,
not as a matter of necessity but in order
to begin a business career.
"Girls" will be hereon Wednesday,
Nov. 4th, direct from Daly's Broadway
Theatre, New York city, where it broke
all records for a summer run. The piece
is the work of Clyde Fitch, whose abil
ity as an author no one can question, and
who has to his credit more than fifty
successes. Equal credit should be given
to Sam. S. and Lee Shubert, the pro
duciug managers, for the excellence of
the company and beautiful scenic effects
furnished. The episodes concern them
selves with three young bachelor women
fighting for existence in a New York
Studio. The girls start off an sworn
man-haters, banded together against
matrimony and the invading male. Nat'
urally they all prove traitors to their
cause, and in the end all three find the
man of their choice and of courso marry
How could it end otherwise and have
the girls happy and contented ?
The trustees of the estate of W. F
Hallstead, the Scranton millionaire who
died several months ago in that city, re
fuse to pay the bill presented by Dr.
Kichard H. Gibbons, of New York, for
merly of Honesdale, for his professional
services during Mr. Hallstead's illness.
His charge is $12,000, which, when the
high reputation of the physician, coupled
with the ability of Mr. HallBtead's estate
to pay, is considered, will perhaps be
regarded by the court to which the
trustees propose to submit the case as
notexccBsivo. Dr. Gibbons and Mr. Hall
stead wero warm personal friends, and
the latter's confidence in the noted phy
sician's skill was well shown by the fact
that he placed himself in Dr. Gibbons's
care. The doctor made several tiips
from New York to Scranton to visit his
patient, and if his bill is within reason
It oueht to be naid. Dr. William T.
Bull, who also attended Mr. Hallstead
in a surgical capacity, was paid $500 a
visit without question,
The D. L. & W. RR. Co. must pay
Mrs. Mary Thompson, of Dalton, Lack-
wanna county, $779 for killing her seven-year-old
child at a road crossing near
William L. Connell denies the re
port which has been circulated for some
days that he is negotiatinr; for the pur
chase of Lake Ariel from the Charles H.
Schadt estate. This of course disposes
of the rumor that an electric railway
line is to be established between that re
sort and Scranton.
William J. Bryan, Democratic can
didate for President, will spend thirty-
five minutes in Port Jervis to-morrow,
Saturday afternoon, and will improve
the opportunity to air his views on na
tional matters. He will stop five min
utes in Callicoon, which will give the
Callicoons an opportunity to see the
"great commoner," at least.
Soon after a cider press belonging
to Bortree & Sons, of Lake Ariel, waf
put in motion on Tuesday last, an ex
plosion of dynamite occurred. Henry
Bortree, who stood near the press, suf
fered a severe gash of the head, and two
of his toes were crushed by the falling
debris. How the dynamite came to be
there is a mystery, as the members of
the firm know of no reason why any one
should harbor a spirit of revenge against
them. They are now disposed to think
it possible that the cartridge was plac
ed in the machinery by some mischiev
ous boys in anticipation of Hallowe'en.
Pennsylvania now leads the Union in
the amount of personal property owned
within its borders and returned as sub
lect to taxation. The report of such
property for 1908 was completed Oct
17th, and it reached the grand total of
$l,104,5i:M2H.94. No other State comes
near touching such a figure of property
returned, New York being fully $200,(XX),-
000 behind Pennsylvania. Fifty-five of
the sixty-seven counties of the Common
wealth showed increases, aggregating
$94,437,894 80, and twelve showed de
creases, amounting to $2,495,190.38,
Wayne was among the counties showing
At half-past eight on Monday even
ing last the barn of Mrs. Amelia M
Edwards, two miles from Milanville, in
Damascus township, was discovered to
be on fire, and both the building and
contents wero destroyed. The loss is
estimated at $1,000, on which there was
an insurance in the Wayne County Far
mers' Mutual Fire Insurance Co, of
$500. As there had been no fire or
lights in or about tho barn for days, and
no possibility of the building having
been struck by lightning, incendiarism
is strongly suspected. Mrs. kdwards
having no shelter or food for her stock
will sell a number of horses and cattle
at public auction on Saturday, Oct. 31
sale to commence at 10 o'clock, a. m.
Edward li. liuber, whose farm is
located in Damascus township, near
Beach Lake, suffered a very serious loss
from fire on Saturday last. In the fore
noon he went to White Mills with his
wife ; and his three sons, with a boy
companion engaged in gathering leaves
to be used for bedding for the stock
While so employed the large barn and
adjoining sheds were discovered to be
on fire. An alarm was sent from the
house by telephone, and many neigh
bors responded, but nothing conld be
done to save the buildings involved,
from which only a set of carpenter's
tools could be removed. The dwelling,
which for a time was thought to be in
jeopardy, sustained no injury. Besides
his barn and adjoining structures, Mr,
Huber lost his season's crops, together
with all of his farm machinery and im
plements and lumber estimated to be
worth $500. His total loss is put at fully
$2,000, on which he had an insurance
of $600 in the Wayne Co. Farmers' Mu
tual. How the fire originated is not
The unprecedented drouths through
which the country has been, and, after
a brief respite, is stilt passing, is giving
Pennsylvania an expensive experience in
more ways than one. Besides what the
crops have suffered and live stock en
dured for want of water, there is to be
taken into account the cost of fighting
forest fires, which have been almost un
controllable owing to the tinder-like con
dition of undergrowth in fields and woods
for months past. It is estimated that
from four to five thousand dollars will
bo required to cover the claims of con
stables and wardens for forest-fire fight
ing this year in Wayne county alone, up
wards of $3,000 having already been paid
on that account. Wardens get 25 cents
and their assistants 20 cents an hour for
their services, the county being respoii'
sible to them, and the State reimbursing
tho county in two-thirds of the amount
thus expended. The question has al
ready been raised in some localities
whether or not the State's liability may
not be a premium on crime, unscrupulous
or desperate men in the ranks of the un
employed taking advantage of it to start
the (Ires which they know they will be
Rev. A. L. Wlnttaker will hold ser
vices in tlio inuian urcnara scuooi
house, Sunday at 3:30 r. m. The Sun
day School will meet forty-five minutes
On Sunday next St.. John's Guild of
the German Lutheran church will cele
brate its first anniversary by attending
vespers in a body. The members of the
Guild will meet at 7 P. m., in the Sun
day school room.
Miss Petersen has gone to New York
to buy her holiday goods.
Samuel J. Katz spent Monday in
Scranton on a business trip.
Sigmund Katz spent Saturday and
Sunday in Scranton with friends.
Miss Isabella Penwarden has been
added to the force at Katz Brothers
Harry Simonson and wife have rent
ed nicely furnished rooms on Spring
street, of Robert M. Dorin.
Mrs. Peter McGinnis, of Grove
street, is visiting her sister and brother
at Forest City and Carbondale.
Miss Hi Blanche Secor solicits sub
scriptions for the Saturday Evening Post,
Ladies' Home Journal and Delineator,
C. M. Betz has leased his rooms on
West street, lately occupied by Mrs. II
. Blandln, to a young man matri
monially inclined, who will occupy them
in January, 1909.
The Kill Kare Klub, of Carbondale,
were entertained at Waymart, Wednes
day, by Mesdames George Patterson,
J. E. Morgan, F. A. Bell, O. C. Moon
and George Iturrell.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ackerman and
Mrs. Steinback and daughter, Loretta,
of Chicago, arc spending a month at the
home of the former's father, Henry
ckermau, of Grove street.
Mrs. David McKelvy, of Titusville,
Pa., and Mrs. N. V. V. Franchot, of
Olean, N. Y., who have been the guests
of Hon. and Mrs. C. C. Jadwiu since
Monday last, returned to their homes
The following are the names of the
recently installedofiiccrs of Moosic Lodge,
No. 400, I.O. O. F., of Pleasant Mount:
Frederick. Giles, Noble Grand ; Rev.
James Pope, Secretary, and J. E. Tif
fany, Treasurer. R. F. Mumford is
the Representative to the Grand Lodge.
N. R. Buller, Superintendent of
the State Fish Hatchery, in Pleasant
Mount, has already placed 150,000 trout
eggs in ins hatching troughs, and ex
pects to double his output of 1907. A
new hatching house is being erected,
which will make the .Pleasant Mount
plant the largest of its kind in the
Joseph Toms, one of the oldest and
most respected citizens of Berlin town
ship, a veteran of Co. 0, 179th Pa., who
owned a fine farm near the Honesdale
and Texas Alms House property, at In
dian Orchard, and reared an honored
family there, left on Wednesday last for
Los Angeles, California, where he will
be welcomed by his son, Leroy, and
probably spend his remaining days in
the latter's home circle.
Dr. Leo T. Perrault, a relative of
the McKenna family of this place, is
very highly complimented by the papers
of Lestershirc, N. Y., where his parents
reside, on his success after leaving that
village four years ago to pursue his pro
fessional studies. Having graduated
from the local high school, he finished
a course at Jefferson Medical College,
Philadelphia, last year, and is now tak
ing post-graduate instruction in St.
Frances Hospital, Trenton, N. J.
J. Bippus, tho prominent Port
Jervis grocer, and William N. Tuscano,
President of the Knickerbocker Silver
Co., of that city, were in Honesdale on
Tuesday and Wednesday, representing
the Port Jervis Board of Trade, with
special view to examining the Lyric
theatre, and consulting Architect II. F.
Weaver in the interests of a proposed
new opera house in our sister town.
Both gentlemen witnessed the perform
ance of "The Time, The Place and
The Girl" on Tuesday evening, which
was given to a capacity house for the
second time since the Lyrie was opened ;
a fact which must have convinced them
that an up-to-date place of amusement
is a paying proposition even in the
smaller cities. The Citizen was favor
ed with a pleasant call from Messrs.
Bippus and Tuscano, accompanied by
Architect Weaver, on Tuesday.
The Scranton Tribune of Tuesday
last gave two of our respected citizens
the following complimentary notice :
Homer Greene, the well known law
yer, poet and novelist of Honesdale,
was in tho city on Saturday, shaking
handi with friends on his return from
Wilkes-Barre, wliere ho made an ad
dress to the Keystone State Library As
sociation. While at the meeting in
Wilkes-Harre Mr. Greene made a sig
nificant statement when ho said that
novel readers of to-day do not want ser
mons. As one of the most successful
novelists in the literary field to-day, Mr,
Greene ought to Know, I
Tho grand jury met on Monday at two
p. m. C. H. Allen, Damascus, fore
man ; Charles Wood, Bethany, consta
ble. Constables for the term: I. J. Haus
er, Dyberry ; Joshua DeWitt, Hawley ;
Florence Glossingcr, Lake.
Com. v. Benjamin White. Larceny
of twenty hens and a turkey, tho property
of George Macklc. True bill.
Com. v. F. M. Crockenberg. 1 as
sault and battery on Jerry Buckley.
2 aggravated assault and battery. 3
assault and battery with intent to kill.
True bill as to 1st and 2d counts, igno
ramus as to 3d.
Com. v. Bessie Rollison. Using pro
fane, vile, indecent and vulgar language
on public streets of Prompton. True
bill. Carrying revolver with intent to
do bodily harm. Wallace McMullen
prosecutor. True bill.
Com. v. Edward Hoffman. Desertion
of wife. True bill.
Com. v. Henry Kieeler. Assault and
battery on Catharine Kiegler. True bill
Com. v. Otto Brown. Selling liquor
without license, in Lake ; two indict
ments. True bills.
Com. v. Fred Monington. Assault
and battery on H. C. Monington. Igno
ramus ; county for costs.
In re lunacy of George Reiller, a pa
tient at the State Hospital, Danville
Order made that he be paroled for three
months, in care of his brother-in-law,
Albert Mayer, of Hawley, if in the judg
ment of Dr. Meredith, Superintendent
of the hospital, it is prudent so to do
Estate of Frederick Haggerty, Texas.
Report of appraisers that the real estate
of the decedent is of tho value of $1,200,
and cannot be divided without prejudice,
etc., and order that the amount of the
widow's appraisement, $300, remain a
charge thereon until paid.
Joseph Edsall vs. John Reynard.
New trial refused.
John Rieiler et al. v. Wayne Storage
Water Tower Co. Riefier & Sons, In
corporated, substituted as plaintiff.
Bridge in Salem, over creek crossing
Ledgedalo road, near S. Kimble's, built
by Frank J. Varcoe. L. S. Collins, T. R
Murray and Norman Farnham appoint
Clarence E. Watson v. Eva Watson
Jennie H. Walker v. John R. Walker
Louisa Martwick appointed guardian
of Nina L. Cobb, minor child of Cath
arine J. Cobb, of Susquehanna county
An indictment was prepared charging
Dominic Early and Barney Gable with
breaking and entering a car on the O
& W. railroad, and stealing therefrom
three guns, three razors and a quantity
of clothing and underwear. At the
meeting of the court on Thursday after
noon they pleaded guilty, without action
on the case by the grand jury. Each
sentenced to three years in penitentiary
A marriage license lias been granted
to Emmctt Schwighofer and Miss Lucy
Appcl, both of Girdland.
Lewis Wagner and Minnie Ried, both
of White Mills, were married at tho par
sonage of the German Lutheran church,
Honesdale, on Wednesday afternoon,
October 21st, Rev. W. F. Hopp offici
Married, in tho M. E. parsonage,
Carbondale, Oct. 21, 1908, by tho Rev.
Dr. T. F. Hall, Miss Bertha E. Gillctt,
of Hub, Salem township, to Ezra S.
Clcmo, of Carbondale. They were un
attended. The bride's traveling suit
was brown. The bridal tour included
Albany, Saratoga and other points of
interest in Northern New York. They
are to make their home in Carbondale.
There will be a smoker at the Re
publican Club rooms on Friday even
ing. Republicans are invited.
Rev. R. D. Minch, of Camden, N
j, who is doing some special work m
the Wayne Association for the State
secretary, win noia services morning
and evening in the Honesdale Baptist
One of the most nonsensical customs
of Theatrical troupes visiting our Lyric
Theatre is to spring somo ridiculous
joke regarding neighboring towns, Haw
ley usually being the one selected. This
custom, instead of being laughed at, and
encouraged, should receive the most
emphatic disapproval, as it is not only
an insult to the people of that borough
who may bo present, but it reflects up
on the good sense and fairmindedness of
the people of Honesdale, and will make
a perceptible decrease in the income of
the management, for people will not
come ten miles to bo made the butt of
ricicule, just to give a few peoplo a
chance to laugh. While there always
will and ought to be a vigorous and
pleasant rivalry in sports and games be
tween neighboring towns, it "should not
degenerate into a spirit likely to cause
ill feeling. No where in Wayne county
does one get a more cordial greeting or
a warmer welcome than in Hawley, as
it has its full quota of good natured big
hearted, and broad minded people,
whose patronage is worth infinitely
more to the Lyric than that of those
who can be amused by a coarse joke.
Vote the whole Republican ticket.
To the level-headed young
man, a bank account,
added to a determination .to
make it larger, means
much. The names of many
such are enrolled on
our books and the number
is steadily increasing.
Are you among the number?
and MECHANICS' BANK.
Entitled to Re-Electlon.
Not only Republicans but all the peo
pie of Wayne county can point with
pride to the record made in the past
three years by tho present board of
county commissioners, of which J. K
Hornbeck and T. C. Madden, Republi
cans, are a majority. They have eon
structed twelve newbridgesof stone and
concrete, have placed steel loist in
eleven old ones and had a large number
re-painted and replanked. The court
house has been painted outside and
frescoed inside ; the out-buildings and
sheriff '8 house havo beenjpainted, and
the jail put in a sanitary condition
Many of these improvements ihad been
recommended by grand juries for sever
al years in the past but the former board
of commissioners said "Let the next
board doit." In the past two years
fifteen miles of State road has been con
structed and the Hawley-Wilson turn
pike as a toll road has been abolished
and the company paid the damages
awarded by the viewers. Not only have
all these improvements been made and
paid for but about $20,000 has been ex
ponded in the payment of bills contract'
ed by the former Democratic board
These men are by every precedent en
titled to a second term, and the voters
of the county should show their appre
ciation of good work by giving Messrs.
Hornbeck and Madden large majorities.
Autumn and Winter Goods
Now on Display at
Menner & Co., Keystone Stores
Chic in Style. Latest in Cloth. Besftn Fit.
hired nt good wages to extinguish. The
weather people nro promising us rain
again, within a day or two, which, if it
comes, will bo a great relief from present
anxiety, deprivation ond expense ; but
at this writing the drouth is as menacing
as it was before the last rains, and if it
continues until sharp, freezing weather
sets in, with our streams and reservoirs
in their present low condition, we may
well anticipate trouble before spring,
Honesdale citizen in
Scranton on Saturday m tho person of
Editor Penniman, who for so many
years was at the helm of tho Honesdale
Citizen, recently purchased by a syn
dicate headed by Hon. E. B. llarden
bergh. Editor lVnniman looked hale,
hearty and free from care. He has re
tired from journalism for good and ex
pects to enjoy himself during the re
maining years of his life. One of his
first moves, of course, was to run over
and take a look at the hustling old Elec
tric City which he agrees to be the finest
in the State.
The Labor Vote and the Farmer
To the Editor of The Citizen
We hear much about the laboring
man, labor unions and their wages and
votes; but little about tho farmer's
wages or his vote
Tho labor unions protect their wages,
but tho farmer is not a laborer. O no,
only a farmer and needs no protection!
We hear much about the necessaries
of life produced on the farm being too
Models to fit all forms in Ladies, Misses and Juniors Long
Coats. Evening Cloaks, Fur Jackets, Collars and Mutts.
NEWEST FOR 1908.
Menner & Co.'s Department Stores.
The Era of New Mixed Paints !
Tiiis vfi.n- onfins with a deluero of now mixed naints. A con-
high in price, and if so tho farmer must dition fought about by our enterprising dealors to got some kind
bo getting too much for his labor, and if f mixeff pajnt that would supplant CHILTON'S MIXED
Im la nni!iw a - mimli trv lilt valtn fka . - i 11
PAINTS. Their compounds, uomg new ana neavny aaverusea,
he is getting too much for his potatoes,
eggs, butter, hay, live stock, hides,
wool, etc, under tho present tariff,
vote for Byran and a revision of the
tariff, and have it taken off and a tariff
for revenue only and free raw material
and frpe competition.
Do not make the plea that when crops
are largo, prices are low ; and when
crops fail and prices high, you havo
nothing to sell, and havelost your labor.
Supply and demand regulate your wages.
Take your choice at the polls, and vote
for Taft, protection and prosperity j or
Bryan, free trade and free competition.
Maple wood, Pa.
may find a salo with the unwary.
THEONIiYPIiACE IN IIONESDAIjE pi II TflM'C MIVCR DAII1TC
AUTHORIZED TO HANDLE Will. I UN O 1711 AtU PAIN I )
Is JADWIN'S PHARMACY.
There are reasons for tho nro-eminonco of CHILTON PAINTS:
1st No one can mix a bettor mixed paint.
2d The painters declare that it works easily and has won
derful covering qualities.
3d Chilton stands back of it, and will agreo to repaint, at
own expense, every surface painted with Chilton Paint that
4th Those who havo used it nro porfectly satisfied with it,
recommend its use to others.