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THE CITIZEN, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 191a,
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farm mile from Erie Railroad
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to "Buyuahom" Realty Co.,
:ORGE ElIERT'S FAMOUS BOT
tled beer at Lorls' Silver Cafe.
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W. S. Taylor, Esq., of Wilkes-
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t Carley Brook, 11 o'clock a. m.;
Glrdland at 2:30 p. m; at West
amascus at 7:30 p. m.
Judee Searle made an order on
hursday to have the docket read on
le Monday next following the term
oclock in the afternoon, iier-
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aln, consisting of the combination
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isited Honesdale last Thursday,
ames MacMartin, chief engineer of
st.nits. were in the car. The narti
as here on a tour of inspection.
Robert Priem, who on May 31,
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Monday was still cold but by Tues
day tho thermometer had regained
a normal position held ror tne past
month. This record beats all early
November records at Honesdale for
a good many years. The nearest ap
proach to It was November 10, 1909,
nnlmn flirt mopilirv foil in 1 U
-W J. Barnes, prothonotary,
was presented with a number of ears
oi xeuowiuut corn oy wiiiiam u.
Ferguson on Friday last. Mr. Fer
guson has been many years develop
ing this eight-rowed corn ana now
that he has reached this state of per
fection tho farmers of Wayne coun
ty ought to avail themselves of tho
.opportunity and securo some of this
seed for their own use. Tho ears
average about 10 inches. Some
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while most of which were 10 Inches.
This is a remarkable growth.
-Tho masqueraao dance given by
Mrs. Ida F. Richenbacker at tho
Lyric on Friday evening was well at
tended and was a very enjoyable af
fair. There were many spectators
who came to see tho grotcsquo cos
tumes of the dancers. There was a
large number of masquers and at
10 o'clock the grand march was
formed under the direction of Mrs.
Richenbacker. Favors were receiv
ed. Soon after ten o'clock the
masks were removed and everybody
was allowed to danco. The hall wa3
decorated to suit the occasion.
While excavating for the foot
ings of the now Gurnoy Electric Ele
vator factory, a low days ago, at a
d stance of 15 feet, four Indies ue
low the surface, twigs, leaves and
crass blades were uncovered. They
were apparently In good state of
preservation, and hnd commenced to
discolor, taking on a blackish ap
pearance. Under heavy pressure
coal Is found, and undoubtedly If the
above wero undisturbed for a certain
length of time it might have formed
Into coal. Directly underneath this
blackened substance bard pan was
-MIbb Frances McKonnfc has se
cured employment as etileslady In
Kntz Bros Store.
Charles H. Dysrert was appoint
ed conntnblo of Damascus township
on Monday to fill tho vacancy of M.
R. lllftckwoll, resigned.
Tho L. T. L. Hallowo'en social
held at Calkins on Thursday evening
of last week was well attonded. Tho
net receipts wero about ?40.
Edward Taylor, foroman In tho
Borden mllK shipping stntlon, sprain
ed his left nnklo on Thursday by
stepping on a pleco of concrete
The Ladles of tho Damascus M.
E. church will hold a chicken plo
supper at tho parsonage on Thurs
day evening, Nov. 7. Supper Bcrved
until nlno o clock.
Marsden A. Hubbard, who was
acquitted of murdering .Thomas Dol
phin at Keens on July 28, loft
Honesdale Thursday afternoon for
Cnrbondnlo to visit his aunt, .Mrs.
Mrs. John Drlscoll, who was op
erated upon last Thursday for acute
annendlcltls by Dr. Thompson, of
Scranton, Is rapidly Improving. Miss
Margaret McGetUgan Is professional
nurse In charge.
A petition was filed on Monday
by tho people of Oregon township to
vacate a roatl and lay a now one .In
that township. A. V. Tyler, W. A.
Gaylord and U. G. Hanlan were ap
The. clam chowder snlo which
was held in the Methodist church
parlors last Friday was well attend
ed aud ii lifat sum realized. Chow
der, sandwiches, pumpkin plo, crul
lers, nnd coffee were sold.
TJie 'Murphy hotel at White
Mills, on the Cherry Ridge road,
owned by Chas. H. Dorfllngor, has
been purchased by John Edward
Murphy, son of the present proprie
tor. The consideration was $6,250.
-The Lambert Lumber Company
or Scranton, have closed a denl with
tho Rellly Bros., of Cochecton, pay
ing ? 1,350 for all the timber on tne
eighteen hundred-acre tract of land
known as tho "Big Island and Tarn
nradt Swamp Tract."
Tho opening of tho new base
ment in St. Mary Magdalen's church
.will take place on Wednesday even
ing, November 5th. at which time a
chicken supper will bo served by the
ladies of the Altar Society. Home
made candy will .iIbo be on sale.
On Sunday evening a lady and
gentleman put up their horse and
buggy in the livery barn connected
with tho Hotel Wayne and when
they returned later In tho evening
for the rig a fur robe was 'missing.
Detective N. B. Spencer was called
and found tho robo for tho couple.
The first fatal hilntlug accident in
this section occurred on Sunday at
Washington Lake, Sullivan county,
when a young man named A. J. Soff,
from Brooklyn, was almost instantly
killed by his own gun. The gun was
accidentally discharged when tho
father was handing the gun to him.
Earl Wright was arrested by N.
B. Spencer on complaint made by B.
Ii. Dittrlch of tho Lyric theatre on
Friday last) for misbehavior at tho
theatre the night " Freckles " play
ed here. The hearing was before
Justice R. A. Smith, who Imposed a
fine and costs amounting to $3.25
New ilxtures nrrived on Mon
day morning for the Freeman Store
company and are now being Install
ed. When all the Improvements are
completed this establishment will
be one of tho most up-to-date In
Honesdale. Cabinets are being ar
ranged along tho walls for the
clothing. A mirror alcono bas also
A receivership for the Rohn
McIIenry Distilling Company, of Ben
ton, Columbia county, was applied
for in the federal court Monday. The
company's affairs havo been more
oriless muddled for some time. Its
.liabilities approximate $000,000. It
Jb understood that John E. Long of
Benton, and Charles F, Cochran of
"Wllllamsport, have been agreed upon
rA party of six hunters left
Honesdale Saturday morning and
many more followed the first of the
week. The hunting season oUlcially
opened November 1 and the reports
so far are that there Is likely to be
some good hunting within ten
days. Squirrel, quail, grouse, tur
key, woodcock and all other specie3
of wild game found In tho state, ex
cept bear, can now bo shot. Tho
deer season does not open until
Salem has two cases of small
pox, the patients being Eugene and
Nellie Boland, children of Mr. and
Mrs. Anthony Boland. Dr. H. C.
White, of Lake Ariel, who was called
to attend the sick children, notified
tho health authorities. It is said
one of the Boland daughters has been
taking music lessons In Scranton
recently. Where, or how, the dls-
easo was contracted, Is not known.
Boland's home Is about six miles
from South Canaan whore there are
four cases of tho disease under
Miss Estolla Wicks, of Scran
ton, who or tho past few months
has been tho guest of her aunt, Mrs.
John Loercher, on Church street, and
John B. Stegner, of tho firm of
Stegner and Sons, grocers, were mar
L. A. Howell spent Election Day
George Spencer spent Friday with
friends In Hawlcy.
C. E. Fowler waB a business caller
In Hawloy on Friday.
Mr. ond Mrs. Hermnn Myers aro
visiting New York relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. 'Philip KranU aro
spondlng a few days In Now York.
C. M. Harris, proprietor of tho
Globo store, Is in Now York this
Martin Lllholt of Damascus, was
attending to business In Honesdale
Mrs. Patlenco Burger 1b visiting
her brother. Charles Burger, at
White Mills this week.
Mrs. W. J. Perkins, of Carbondale,
Is spending a few days In town, at
tho homo of her parents. x
T, Frank Ham and wlfo havo re
turned to their home In Scranton,
after a short visit hero.
Horace Orr, mall carrier between
Mllanvlllo and Boyds MUIb, was visit
ing In Honesdale Saturday.
F. G. Terwllllger loft Tuesday
morning for Now York city to buy
goods for his establishment.
Dr. R. H. Gibbons, of New York,
spent tho week-end with friends In
White Mills nnd Honesdale.
W. O. Dellmore, local agent for
tho Bell Telephone company, spent
Sunday with relatives and friends In
Mrs. Eliza Brush. Mrs. E. T. Oli
ver and dnughter, Paulino, of Tyler
Hill, were In Honesdalo on Thurs
day of last week.
Lambert Dorfllngor, of Essex
Falls, N. J., has been visiting at tho
home of his grandfather, Christian
Dorfllnger, at Whlto Mills.
Jacob Dalles, a septuagenarian, is
confined to his home on Green
street by illness. His many friends
hope for his speedy Tocovery.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wood loft
Tuesday morning for Kingston, N.
Y., where Mrs. Wood "will receive
treatment at tho SahleT sanitarium.
Bernard Rehbeln, who has been
spending a few days at the home of
Mr. and MrB. Chas. L. Dunning and
family, returned to his homo In
Brooklyn on Friday.
Miss Anna Ball, of West Plttston,
formerly of HomeEdale, is the guest
of Miss Fannie Bennett on Eleventh
street this week, having arrived here
on Thursday of last week.
Miss Caroline Petersen left Tues
day for New York City, where she
will purchaso holiday goods. Be
fore returning she will visit Mrs. W.
F. Suydam at Paterson, N. J.
Mrs. S. N. Cross, of Sterling, who
had been spending tho past two
weeks at the home of her son-in-
law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W,
B. Lesher, and family, left for her
home on "Wednesday last.
Adam Arnoth, formerly a lleuten
ant of the New York police force,
snent last week with his sister. Mrs.
Henry Owens, on "Maple avenue. Mr.
Arneth was placed on tho retired
list a year ago after a long service.
Boforo tho largest crowd that has
boon In tho skating rink for many
a day, tho Maplo City FIvo opened
their baBket ball season on ivnaay
Their opponents wero tho renoun
ed Taylor team, who wero last year's
champions of Lackawanna and Lu
zerne counties by defeating tho
Wllkes-Barre team for tho title.
When you consider this fact and tho
fact that this Is tho tenth yenr that
this samo flvo men from Taylor havo
been playing together and making
n. rnntitatlon for themselves. In fact
defeating some of the best teams In i
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up and tako notice when wo tell you
that tho gamo onded In a tlo score,
20 to 20, and Taylor for reasons best
known to themselves, refused to play
It offj To do this trick In their first
gamo of tho season, with a team
which Is not used to plnylng to
gether, tho locals had to "go some,"
and they showed that Honesdalo
will have basket ball this season that
will be well worth seeing. Tho gamo
was clean, exciting and fast, espec
ially In tho last half, when the lo
cals wore Gradually working up to
their oppononts and when Ross shot
tho basket that tied tho score just
before tho whistle blew, bedlam
broke loose. The score at tho end
of tho first half was 12 to 7 In favor
Tho work of D. Evans of Taylor
featured. Tho lineup:
Taylor. Maplo City Flvo.
D. Evans F Mangan
Jordan F Ross
Sulzcr C Brader
A. Evans G Bader
Davis O Tarkett
Baskets D. Evans 4, Sulzer 4, A.
Evans 1, Davis 1, Mangan 1, Brader
2. Fouls Tarkett 2, Ross 5, Mc
Dermott 1. Referee, F. McMullen,
Harry Madden's B. I. A. team of
Scranton will play hero Thursday,
Nov, 14, Institute Week.
The Boys' Industrial Association
Juniors, of Scranton, defeated the
Rink Flvo Juniors, of Honesdale, in
a hard fought game of basket ball
at Scranton on Saturday afternoon
by a score of 25 to 14. It was nip
and tuck from the outset, both teams
putting up a fast article of ball. It
was the first of a series of games to
bo played between these two teams,
the second of which will be played
at Honsdale on November 14. On
that samo day the Boys' Industrial
Association crack team meets the
Rink Five first team. Tho game
was featured by the general
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JpL from Royal Orafeam oJTartar
OCTOBER TERM OF COURT A
Only Four Criminal nnd Ono Civil
Cnso Tried Court Adjourned
Friday Noon Jurors Dls
missed Four Sentenced.
Tho October term of court came
to a sudden close on Friday morning
owing to tho fact that thero was no
moro business before the court that
n could be taken up at this term. Tho
.B.,'u "lcu... 1 b criminal list was disposed of and
and the good work of Roso and Hess
Unc. The lineup was as follows:
B. I. A. Jrs.: J. Ruskin, torward;
Branker, forward; Druck, center;
Davis, S. Suravltz, guards.
Rink Flvo Jrs.: Hessllng, Kleg
ler, forwards; Rose, center; O'Con-
one civil suit was also decided before
noon. The jurors wero discharged
at half-past eleven o'clock Friday
morning and were thanked by the
Court for their attendance. The
cause of the early termination of
this term of court was duo to the
sudden ending of the case of the
pled guilty to tho charge of assault
and battery on his wife was taken
to the county jail, thero to remain
until he pays to the sheriff $10 fine
which was Imposed upon him by the
The jury In the case of the Com
monwealth against Tony Perrl, of
Farvlew, for selling liquor without
a license, came In Friday morning
with a verdict of guilty. Perrl wa3
brought before the court for sent
ence. The sentence of the Court
was that Perrl pay all cost of prose
cution, a fine of $500 and to servo a
term in the county Jail of three
months, commencing the 2Sth day of
! October last.
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"a:"", b',,, ,. t n..cJ Commonwealth against Allen Bodie
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kin 4. Druck 4, Branker 5. Haeflong j et nl. .charged with lot and assault
1. Hessllng 1. J. Ruskin 1. Referee
E. Ruskin. Score at end of first
half, B. I. A. Jrs. 13; Rink Five Jrs.
The declamation contest of the
southern district of Wayno county
was hold at Ariel last Friday even
ing. Tho district comprises Lehigh,
Dreher, Sterling and Lake town
ships. Tho program was varied and
consisted of a debate, spelling
match and declamation contest.
Prof. H. A. Oday and Attorney C. P.
Searlo wero judges. Miss Olive
Simons, of Sterling, was awarded
the ercltatlon contest, while Ger
ald Butler received tho honors for
Tho northern district "was also
held last Friday. Miss Alice Doyle
won the recitation honor, while Wil
liam O'Hara was awarded the dec
lamation. The district is composed
of Starrucca borough, Mount Pleas
ant, Preston and Buckingham town-
The central district, which com
prises White Mills, Waymart, Alden
vllle, and Texas township, will hold
their contest on Friday evening of
The successful contestants, six in
number, will give the same declama
tions and recitations at tho Teach
RECEIVER'S ACCOUNT IN
HONESDALE' SHOE CO. CASE.
Tho final account of tho Scranton
Trust company, receiver of the
Honesdalo Shoe company, was filed
In the office of Clerk George C.
Schouer, of the United States court
According to the report, the debts
of the company amounted to $114,-
992.50 and the credits, $107,440.12,
leaving a balance for distribution of
DO YOU WANT EMPLOYMENT?
Thero Is No Need of Staying Home
When There is So Earnest An
Appeal for Skilled MccImiiIch.
Opportunity's gate is open wide at
tho Gurnoy Electric Elevator's now
factory site. There is an abundance
of work for skilled mechanics, es
pecially bricklayers and carpenters
Tho highest possible prloo Is paid
by the F. A. Haven's Company, of
Philadelphia, who are erecting this
largo plant at Honesdale. Else
where In today's Issuo of Tho Citi
zen Is a half-pago advertisement car
ried by this construction company
They appeal to the unemployed and
offer unprecedented wages. Tho
company desires to lay tho brick be-
fore the extreme cold weather sots
In. If you, Mr. Unemployed Brick
layer. Carpontor or Mechanic, snould
read this article and are desirous of
rled at six o'clock Tuesday morning vltat,'on from tho IIaven-8 people,
by Rev. Father J. O Toole. After a blddlng you t0 como to Honesdalo but
v i i? ,urcatt''1; "V . i i, i don your hat and Jumpers and como
the brldo's aunt, Mrs. John Loercher,
tho bridal couple left on the morn
ing Erie train for Now York City.
Niagara Falls, Blnghamton. Scran
ton and other points will bo included
whljo on tho honeymoon. Tho bride
was attended 'by Miss Ireno New
man, of Scranton,-and Leo MacGow
an was best man. Mrs. Stegner was
becomingly attired in a white em
broidered velvet gown with white'
beaver hat. Her traveling suit con
sisted of navy blue material with
hat to match. Tho brldo Is a daugh
ter of Georgo Wicks, of Scranton.
Mr. and Mrs. Stegner havo a number
of warm friends who wish thorn a
prosperous and happy wedded life.
Tho Citizen extends congratulations.
Tho new model corsets, kid gloves
In long and regular longths, under
wear and real furs in coats, inuns
Immediately, where there Is work
and enough to spare,
Tho progress of construction at
tho elevator slto .has been remark
able during the past few days, when
weather conditions aro considered.
Tho steel window sashes havo been
set and tho southeast brick wall
erected. Tho steel for tho struc
tural work Is expocted to arrive al
most any day.
Thero are still a fow foundation
footings to dig
Material Is arriving dally by tho
Sunerlntendent of Construction
Peter Ilerbrlc of tho Havens com
pany, Is a hustler, things being kept
on the move at all times
and collars at Menner & Co, 88t3 terlal.
Tho new cut Johnny and Swager
winter coats at Menner & Co. are
chick in stylo and attractive In ma
Tho lato style Ladles' suits at
Menner & Co. are all wool textures
and newest cuts. SCeiS
Michncl Weiser Dead.
Michael Wolser died at his home
In Port Jervls Wednesday morning
after a long Illness of heart trouble.
Ho was aged 70 years.
The deceased was born in wur-
temberg, Germany, on Juno 8, 1842,
and was the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Michael Weiser. He came to thls
country with his parents who settled
at Honesdale, Pa. For the past 50
years, Mr. Weiser had lived In Port
Jervls. He was a thrifty, Industri
ous citizen and accumulated consid
erable property on Ball street, whero
ho mado his home since ho came to
Port Jervls. He was a machinist by
trade and for many years was em
ployed by tho Gordon, Malven Co.
Ho had many warm friends, who
sympathize with the "bereaved fam
In Soptember. 18CG, Mr. Wolser
was united In marriage with Miss
Barbara Jcltz, daughter of Rev. and
Mrs. Jacob Jeitz, who survives him.
Ho is also survived by six sons:
Charles, Frod, Henry, A'lbert and
William Weiser, of Port Jervls, and
Harry Weiser, of New York City;
thrco daughters: uarric, wlfo of U.
McCoy; Sarah, wlfo of Wm. Stoll,
and Mamie, wife of Georgo Strong,
all of Port Jervls; three sisters, Mrs.
Barbara Jeitz, of Honesdalo, Pa.,
Mrs. Rosa Feeley, of Toledo, O., aud
Mrs. George Checkley, of Newark, N.
J., and four grandchildren.
Tho funeral was held at tho lato
homo, No. 154 Ball street, at 2:30
o'clock, Friday afternoon, Rov. Paul
Kaston officiating. Tho Interment
was mado In Laurel Grove cemetery.
and battery. The Indictment was
quashed owing to a technicality.
The case was scheduled to take a
day and a half and there wero none
of the other civil cases ready for
trial. All, with the exception of tho
case of N. H. Lippert against C. A.
Cortright & Son, wero continued un
til the January term of court. A
jury was sworn In and gave a verdict
for the plaintiff for tho full amount
of tho claim of $83.30 for apples
with Interest from November 1,
1909, which was $14.99, making a
total of $98.29.
Of the eleven indictments of tho
grand jury only four wero tried In
court last week. Four, with Indict
ments against them plead guilty.
Tho case of the Commonwealth vs.
Morton Hln'ds, of Canaan, for selling
liquor without a license, was con
tinued until next term. All the other
civil cases were continued. Argu
ment court was held Friday after
noon. Tho caso of tho- Commonwealth
against John Ryan, for assault and
battery was to have 'been taken up
Friday morning but both the prose
cutrix and tho defendant were ab
sent when the caso was called. The
lawyers representing both sides
agreed to dispose of tho case. A
Jury was called and rendered a ver
dict of not guilty to the charge of
assault and battery, and to havo tho
prosecutrix pay tho costs of prosecu
tion. Two prisoners were sentenced to
terms for misdemeanors and one for
nssault and battery by President
Judge A. T. Searlo on Friday after
noon. Ben White, of Fortenia, who was
indicted by the grand jury and who
got a verdict of guilty when tried for
burning a barn belonging to George
Mnckley on May 25, was sentenced
by tho court to servo an Intermlnate
term In tho Eastern Penitentiary of
not less than two years and not
more than ten years and to pay a
flno of $100, tho sheriff to tako him
to Philadelphia within ten days.
William Polt. Jr., who plead
guilty to tho charge of larceny was
sentenced to serve out a term of
sixty days In tho county jail and to
pay a flno of $25. Ho was also In
structed by tho court to pay to Dur-land-Weston
Shoo company tho full
amount for tho goods taken.
Frank Koenlg, of Browndale, who
FACT WHOLE COUNTY IS GOOD.
The portion of old Waynq, In tho
vicinity of Mount Cobb and Wlm
mers, by the way, Is a line apple
country. And tho crop this year
seems to have been in tho bumper
class. In passing ono orchard where
the trees loaded with red and golden
fruit appeared to have been neglect
ed by the one who ?hould do tho
pruning, we started to lecture tho
owner on tho subject of apple cul
ture. "Now, It you would spray
those trees" "Huh! What for?"
was tho quick response. "We havo
so many apples now that the cellars
won't hold 'em. Look at them over
there on the ground." Wo had to
admit that the crop was all right,
and with the suggestion that tho
man ought to hulld a larger cellar
wo passed on with no signs of re
gret on the part of anyone about
the place save the big dog who
seemed to sympathize with tho man
who wanted to spray tho trees.
Tho new Robespierre silk waists In
leading shades at Menner & Co. 3t
You're going to be in Honesdale
next week, aren't you? Yes, we are.
And you know by this time that
thero Is not a jewelry storo here
abouts that gets work out as prompt
ly as Rowland's. You leave any re
pair work here and don't you worry
about not getting It promptly. Lot
And again. If you'ro looking for
Christmas gifts, como in and look
around, we have thorn hero NOW.
The Jeweler and Optician
Storo Open Evenings During Institute.
HOY KILLS PLAYMATE AT PLAY.
Edwin Leroy, ten years old, and
son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Edwin Leroy,
of Glen Eyro, shot and killed his play,
mate, Matthew Aktln, aged eight
years, and son of Mr. and Mrs. L.
Aktln, on Saturday afternoon while
attempting to shoot at a target with
a 22-callbre rifle. Tho boys wero
playing In the barn on tho Leroy
property 'that afternoon and tho Ak
tln boy had been invited to tho Lo-
roy homo to shoot at a targot with
the rifle. The Leroy boy hold tho
gun and had pointed it toward tho ,
target and pulled tho trigger Just as ,
the Aktln boy walked In front of it.
The bullet struck the Aktln boy on
tho loft side of the abdomen and ho
died within an hour. Tho wounded
boy was taken to tho Leroy home
and Dr. A. C. Volgt was called In
but he found that the bullet had
perforated the organs and Matthew
Aktln died about an hour after tho
shooting, which occurred about 4
o'clock In the afternoon. Tho shoot
ing was accidental. '
Wayne County Oak Stoves-Burn Wood or Coal Equally Well
This oak stovo Is manufactured especially for us, after our
own Ideas and wo aro mighty proud of It.
Most oak stoves aro hard to regulate. They either burn llko
fury or fire goes out entirely. Let us show you how you "an
regulate our Wayne County Oak.
Most Oak Stoves havo oid-fashloned grates, which aro hard to
manipulate aud very dusty. Wayno County oaks havo Dockajh
grates. And If Its a Dockash that's all you need know about a
Most Oak stoves havo a body mado from stovo pipe Iron that
rusts or burns out quickly. Tho body of Wayno County oaks Is
made of Bessemer steel, and Is practically Indestructlblo.
Wayno County oak stoves aro carefully contsructed, and all
openings aro fitted with cup Joints so that stove Is air tight and
dustless. All sizes, largest ono $20.00, smallest ono $10.00,
others In between. Como In and soo them.
Everything for tho farm.