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THE CITIZEN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1913.
ELECTRIC POLICEMEN FOR
Engine Driver Invents Device Whieh
Blue Coats Can Uce.
Philadelphia Is to establish u "shock
ing squad." Philadelphia law break
ers will bo shocked by the actions of
the new squad.
In other words, the department Im to
have a squad of electric policemen.
Any time thty touch you, you'll Jump,
bocuuse a jolt of ulectrlcity will start
In an easterly direction from your
arm or shoulder and then travel uorth.
south and west at the same second.
Enough electricity can he shot Into a
fractious prisoner to make him plead
for mercy and even say his prayers,
provided he will be nble tr recall them
In the circumstances.
Jeremiah Creedon, an engine driver
of the Philadelphia and Reading rail
road, has invented a device in the form
of a belt that policemen can use in
subduing unruly prisoners. A wire
connects with the policeman's hand.
If ho touches a prisoner with the wlif
the electricity courses through hint.
This device will make the use of clubs
unnecessary and end the clubbing cus
tom. Creedon said he got the Idea whllo
seeing a couple of policemen heat a
prisoner In New York. The device, hit
says, would bo valuable for keepers 10
URGE USE OF WHIPPING POST.
Church Club In Honolulu Wants MU
treaters of Girls Roughly Handled.
Resolutions advocating the establish
ment of the whipping post In Honolu
lu for the punishment of crime ngainst
girl's of minor years or Immature ago
and persons engaged In traffic In wom
en have been adopted unanimously by
the Church club of St. Andrew's ca
thedral, Episcopal. With some fifty
members of the club present, G. II.
Buttolph offered resolutions calling for
the whipping post In Honolulu, and
the club went without a dissenting
vote on record as favoring the plan.
There Is a rapidly growing move
ment among churchmen In Honolulu
of several denominations to secure the
passage of a law by the next legisla
ture that will allow the sentencing to
be whipped of men 1 convicted of
crimes against young girls. It Is stat
ed that the subject will be presented
to several congregations or to church
clubs in which both ministers and lay
men participate, and it Is felt that
sentiment on the subject indicates that
soon other organizations will take ac
tion similar to that of the Church club.
FIVE BABIES BORN TOGETHER.
Three Survive Birh .to 200 Pound
Five male children, all perfectly
formed, were born to Mrs. Audrey
Lassen, wife of a local carpenter at
Abbeville, La. Two of the children
were dead at birth, but the others
lived. The babies were born at Inter
vals of from five minutes to more
than an hour. The smallest of the
children weighed twenty-two ounces,
and the largest tipped the scales at
slightly over live pounds. Physicians
in attendance say that other than the
unusual number of the children there
were no abnormal circumstances at
tending the birth.
Mrs. Lassen has three other children,
two of them twins, born two years
ago. All three of these are boys. She
is twenty-eight years of age, and her
husband Is about four years her senior.
Mrs. Lassen weighs nearly 200
pounds, while her husband weighs 140.
PARISIANS MOB THE REFEREE.
When Scottish Rugby Team Beai
French Trouble Starts.
i For the first time in Franco a foot
ball riot occurred recently. It was at
the Pare des Princes, Paris, after a
Scottish Rugby team had defeated n
French team by a score of 21 to 3.
Tho mob broke down the barriers
and assailed tho referee, J. W. Baxter,
with sticks and stones. It required the
united efforts of tho players, police and
mounted officers to break up tho dis
turbance and rescue the official.
On returning to Paris a largo crowd
of tho spectators of tho game paraded
tho boulevards, shouting "A has le ref
eree!" Afterward they made a dem
onstration In front of tho offices of a
A Little New Year Talk.
Let's have a little more of love, a little
less of hate, ,
For those who strive to rise above the
Let's talk a little more of joy, a little less
And grisly phnntasles destroy that stlns
Let's think a little more of peace
And that Rood will. I ween
On life we'll have a better lease
In young nlnoteen-thlrteen.
Let's have a little more of truth; leave
falsehood to the knave.
Let's talk a little more of youth and think
less of the grave.
Let's draw the curtain o'er tho grim,
black memories of tho past
And recreate the old time vim that some
how did not last.
Lot's speak a little moro of hope
And cease luck to demean
And aim with trying things to copo
In young nlneteen-thlrteen.
Let'i have a little more of good, a little
less of sin,
And view men's struggles as we should
who wish to work and win.
Let's drop tho unkind words we've said,
the hurtful deeds we've done,
And keep our glances straight ahead a
on through life we run.
Aye, let us strive a wee Sit moro
To keep our spirits clean
And greet wltn patrlotla roar
Tho young nlneteen-thlrteen.
Tb- UaV.lIln . PMI.Unhl. Pros
OF RACE TO ORIGIN
ions Descend From One
MONEY GIANTS' LINEAGE.
John D. Rockefeller and J. Pierpont
Morgan Have Blood of Buccaneer,
Sir Franois Drake, In Their Veins,
Says Dr. David S,tarr Jordan, Who
Is Preparing Remarkable Book.
Down at Carmel-by-the-Sea, where
poets weave thoughts of fancy and
painters mix their oils, Dr. David Starr
Jordan is preparing a bombshell, a lit
tle book, which has been finished with
loving care. When it is tossed on the
world n hole will be blasted In that
world's opinion of itself, for the book
will be the latest dictum of science on
"Who's Kcally Who In America."
The head of Stanford university Is,
among other things, president of the
eugenics commission of the American
Breeders' association, and his essay
will bo written ostensibly for that or
ganization. Equipped with tomes and charts and
nided- by the most expert genealogist
on the Pacific coast, Dr. Jordan has
traced 1,000 American families, repre
senting several million of us, back
through their ancestry.
As material for his book Dr. Jordan
has reached thee llndlngs:
First. At least half the citizens of
this country of English ancestry are
descendants of one "superwoman" and
members of one colossal family.
Second. Isabella de Vermandois,
daughter of a crusader, wife of the
Duke of Warren, living in the twelfth
century, is the common progenitor of
the teeming millions whom Dr. Jordan
stamps as the "fittest" of tho English
Includes John D. and Morgan.
Third. John D. Rockefeller and J.'
Pierpont Morgan belong to this re
markable family, and their millions of
"poor relations" will now be able to
Fourth. Rockefeller and Morgan
have ancestral lines which also run
back to that prince of buccaneers, Sir
Fifth. Washington, Jefferson, Lin
coln, tho two Ilnrrisons, Cleveland and
Roosevelt are shown to bo quite defi
Sixth. President Emeritus Charles
W. Eliot of Harvard and Presidents
Nicholas Murray Butler of golumbia,
tho two Timothy Dwlghts, Mr. Wooi
sey of Yale and Dr. Jordan himself
happen to fall into a college president
trust, due to their common ancestor.
Seventh. Virtually any family which
can trace Its lino back to Isabella Do
Vermandois Is mentally and physically
sound, and its progeny stand a more
than unusual chance to inherit the
Elghtb.vThe mating of Mother Isa
bella's descendants, Dr. Jordan declares,
Is a step toward the ideal of eugenics,
which is to apply tho principles of sci
entific animal breeding or plant selec
tion such as practiced by Luther Bur
bank to the human race.
Ninth. True love, with tho Initiative
of tho individuals tempered by an un
derstanding of eugenics, Is far and
away a better method of bringing about
this selective ideal than a resort to
state regulation of parental Interfer
ence Tenth. Luther Burbank's own line
has not yet been shown to run back to
Mother Isabella, and the greatest liv
ing exponent of applied eugenics may
himself not bo Included in Dr. Jordan's
list of the "fittest"
Some of Family Names.
Dr. Jordan discussed ills researches
and his aims sitting near an open wood
Are within sound of the Carmol surf.
Taking the Duchess of Warren as a
touchstone, he has traced to her a thou
sand American families. Hero are some
of the families whom he stamps as un
usually "fit," ns ho announced thorn
offhand from memory:
Page, Lee, Drake, Bacon, Granville,
Howard, Courtney, Stuart, Carrol,
Blair, Worth, Hawloy, Waldo, Durkee,
Wight, Lake, Benedict and Davenport.
Necropolis of Bronze Age Found.
An extensive necropolis of tho bronzo
age has been discovered at Vlattano,
Italy. Somo of tho finds were valua
ble urns and weapons.
GREED IN PARIS.
The linotype operators threaten a gen
eral strike unless they can get a nine
hour day, with a dally wage of J1.00.
Why doth the greedy printer balk
And swear he's going to strike?
A dollar sixty Alls his talk,
And nine hours he would like.
Why doth the long, long suffering boss
Permit such mutterlngs dire?
A lockout might "put one across"
On tollers stirred by ire.
Why doth tho Paris Labor Press,
Which here is seldom seen,
Avoid the woe which floods, I guess,
Each minion magazine?
Why doth tho government survey
In calm this threatened war?
14 knows employers cannot pay
"What greed In clamoring fori
FARMERS' CONGRESS HAS
BIG PLANS FOR FUTURE.
Exeoutive Committee Mips Program.
To Be Greatest of Its Kind.
At a recent meeting of the executive
committee of tho fanners national con
grois tentative pluns were formulated
for completing the organization of that
body under Its new constitution. At
tho annual meeting In November, 1012,
at Now Orleans this association was
reorganized vlth a view to dovoloplng
it at once into the greatest agricultur
al society and tho greatest country life
federation in the world.
It Is proposed to develop n national
agricultural society to which all farm
ers may belong and to which all state,
interstate and national associations, In
stitutions and departments devoted to
country life will adhere and in which
they will he represented by delegates.
It la not to take tho place of any exist
ing organization, but part of its work
will bo to build up all constituent or
ganisations, and to deal with only sen
oral questions of national scope relat
ing to farming and farm home making.
It is expectod that Uiero will bo 700
delegates representing farmers of tho
different states and 2,000 delegatos rep
resenting tho societies of agriculture,
horticulture, live stock, women's clubs,
agricultural colleges, experiment sta
tions, departments of agriculture nnd
Tho possibility of this becoming a
farmers' trust Is prevented by includ
ing state and governmental institutions
and departments, which find It neces
sary to be nonpartisan that they may
do their work under tlie different po
litical parties successively in favor. It
Is not so much an organization for eco
nomic interests as it is a general coun
try life welfare organization. As the
nation's great agricultural society the
new constitution provides that It may
conduct a national fair nnd may issue
reports and other publications of nation
wide interest nnd scope.
SPURIOUS MONEY IS FOUND.
Flynn Sends Out Warning Bad Ten
and Twenty Dollar Bills Passed.
In spite of repeated warnings from
Washington and numerous recent con
victions of counterfeiters in various
parts of the country, New York and
other cities nro still Hooded with spu
rious money. A large nmount was
passed among New York merchants
during tho rush of holiday shopping,
and the banks have been kept busy
stamping the bills counterfeit nnd turn
ing them in to the subtreasury.
Secret Service Chief Flynn's first
warning from his new office came
from Washington nnd told of a new
twenty dollar gold certificate which
his men nre finding In various parts of
the country. W. II. Mornn, who was
acting head of the service before Flynn
went to Washington, sent out a warn
ing a few weeks ago of another twen
ty dollar bill, tho maker of which op
eratives are trying hard to find.
That a largo number of bad ton dol
lar gold certificates, whose circulation
is now made public for the first time,
have been passed in New York was
shown by tho number of them which
a reporter found had been foisted on
bankers and business men.
DRUG EVIL ALARMS PARIS.
Death of Professor From Use of Mor
phine Causes Probe.
A dispatch from Paris says that a
general investigation Into tho illicit
sale of morphine in Paris will be made
as tho result of the death there from
the use of tho drug of Reno Blchet, a
young man who recently was appoint
ed professor of French in the Royal
College of Budapest Tho French au
thorities are convinced that an aggres
sive campaign must bo waged in order
to combat the growing craving for
morphine In Paris.
The vlco is said to bo at its worst
among the young women frequenters
of the night cafes and danco halls in
tho Montmnrtro district and in colle
giate circles in tho Latin quarter.
Tho Paris newspapers claim that tho
craze for the drug has reached terrible
proportions in the higher normal col
lege, of which Jean Bourget, who is
charged with having hypodermlcally
administered tho drug to Blchet, Is a
student. Bourget is charged with
homicide by imprudence.
WILL WALK TO WASHINGTON.
Women Suffragists Who Hiked to Al
bany Plan Bigger Feat.
Tho first definite announcement of
tho proposed "hike" of tho Now York
suffragists to Washington In timo to
arrlvo for the inaugural ceremonies on
March 3 was made recently at n meet
ing of tho woman suffrago party of
tho borough of Brooklyn at tho Acade
my of Music.
Tho march, llko tho ono to Albany,
will bo led by Miss Rosalie Jones and
Miss Ida Craft, It is expected that
thoy will bo accompanied by at least
fifty women from Greater New York.
Tho marchers will leavo tho Hudson
terminal at 8:45 on tho morning of
Feb. 10 and will arrlvo in Washing
ton, it Is planned, on Mnrch 2 in timo
to tnko part in tho suffrage procession
m inauguration day.
Invents "Painless" Hatpin.
Mrs. O. A. Blessing, Jr., of Phil
adelphia bellovoB she has found a way
to eradlcato the danger that comes
from using long hatpins in women's
hats. It Is an Invention of her own,
and she calls it "the cushioned hatpin."
Tho cushion fits on the pointed end and
is mado to resomblo tho handle of the
JONAS JAOKSOIT reads the
newspapers. Artomas Stubba
does not. .From this mere
statement can yon not form men
tal photographs of Jonas and Arte
mas? WHICH WOULD YOU PIOK
FOR A WINNER?
If you were an employer, which
would you hire ? If a voter, which
would you vote for?
TO SAY THAT A MAN READS
THE NEWSPAPERS IS A REC
OMMENDATION. It proclaims that ho is up to
date; that he keeps in touch with
what the world is thinking, sayinj:
and doing ; that ho has ideas, even
if acquired ones; that he has at
least a certain sort of culture and
education ; that he is alert and in
formed in a word, that ho keeps
up with the procession.
Tho intelligence of a commu
nity may bo judged from tho
amount of newspaper reading it
does. America reads more news
papers than any other nation.
Who can measure the influence
for progress that has been exerted
by the American press? TAKE
YOUR HOME PAPER
GROWING WAYMART BIDS YOU
The hustling little horough of
Waymart. located on the Honesdale
branch of the Delaware and Hudson
railroad, at the hase of the Mooslc
mountains, is growing rapidly.
There is only one house vacant in
that village and it is one of the
best buili. nouses, there, too. It con
tains eight rooms and is a store and
dwelling combined. Can be used for
two. families. The property Is lo
cated in the center of the town and
Is directly opposite the postofflce. It
would make an ideal place for al
most any kind of business. Tho lot
is GOxlCO feet and can be bought on
easy terms of the Buy-U-A-IIomo
Itealty Compnny, Honesdale, Pa.,
Jadwin building. If you cannot
come to Honesdale use the telephone
or write and further description will
bo cheerfully given. 99tf.
KEVISION AND APPEALS.
Notice is hereby given, pursuant
to tho provisions of tho Act of As
sembly, entitled "An Act to provide
for tho ordinary expenses of the
government, payment of tho interest
of the state debt, receiving propos
als for the salo of public works and
for other purposes," approved the
27th day of July, 1842, that the as
sessors of the several townships and
boroughs of Wayne county have
made their returns of their assess
ments for tho year 1913, and that
tho following is a statement of the
aggregate values and assessments
made by said assessors of tho several
subjects of taxation enumerated in
the 11th section of eaid Act of July
27, 1842, and in the several Acts
supplementary thereto, and of the
whole amount of county taxes as as
sessed in said townships and bor
Notice is also given pursuant to
Act of Assembly aforesaid, that the
following days and dates appointed
for tho appeals from the assessments
for the several boroughs and town
ships, have also been appointed by
tho Commissioners of eald county
for finally determining whether any
of tho valuations of tho assessors
have been mado below a just rato ac
cording to tho meaning and Intention
of said Act.
Tho Commissioners of Wayno
county sitting as a Board of Revis
ion havo appointed tho following
days and dates respectively for hear
ing final appeals from the Triennial
assessment of 1913 at the Commis
sioners' office, Honesdale, Pa., be
ginning at 8 a. m. Monday, Feb. 3,
1913, and closing at 2:30 p. m. Frl
day, Feb. 7. 1913:
Monday, Fob. 3 Honesdale and
Tuesday. Feb. 4, Berlin, Damas
cus, Manchester, Buckingham. Leb
anon and Oregon.
Wednesday, Feb. 5 Scott, Star
rucca, Preston, Mt. Pleasant, Cherry
Ridge, Dyberry and Bethany.
Thursday, Feb. G Clinton, Can
aan, South Canaan, Prompton,
Waymart. Lehigh and Dreher.
Friday, Fob. 7. Salem, Sterling,
Lake, Hawley, palmyra, paupacK.
Persons having a grievance should
try to adjust it with tho assessor bo-
Tore tho appeals, u this cannot do
done, and It is not convenient to at
tend the appeals, write the grievance
and mail it to the commissioners
office and it will receive attention
County levy for 1913 is 4 mills.
Attest: T. Y. Boyd, Clerk.
Honesdale, Pa. 3eol3
Menner & Go's Stores
Will conduct during January
A SPECIAL CLEARING SALE
Ladies9 Long Coafss Fur's Astra
khan;, Plush and Cloth.
Jacket Suits, Juniorg Swisses
and Ladies9 separate Skirts,
Silk and Chiffon Shirt Waists.
Fur Muffs and Scarfs-Genuine Pelts.
Winter Coats for Children.
Infants9 Bear Cloth Coats.
MENNER & CO.
uary Closing Out Sale of Winter
I "New Way" Air-Cooled Gasoline I
No Water to freeze. No pipes to hurst.
No weather too cold.
No weather too hot.
Less Gasoline. More Power.
Have you seen our Reo delivery truck?
It's a dandy. Better look it over.
REO OVERLAND and FORD AUTOMOBILES.
No better cars made for nnywhero near tho price. Place your
order right now.
Better times coming; help it along.
For salo at bargain prices: Auto Car Runabout, Liberty Brush
Runabout nnd JInxwcll Buna bout.
Get in tho swim nnd own n car.
W. 6a hi me! 1
FORTY-ONE YEARS OF SUCCESS
The Leading Financial Institution of Wayne County
Wo lead in CAPITAL STOCK $ 200,000.00
We lead in SURPLUS and UNDIVIDED PROFITS 372,862.00
We lead in TOTAL CAPITALIZATION 572,802.00
(Our CAPITALIZATION is the DEPOSITORS SECURITY)
Wo lead in Deposits 2,403,348.00
Wo lead in TOTAL RESOURCES 3,040,099.22
This year completes tho FORTY FIRST since tho founding of tho
WAYNE COUNTY SAVINGS BANK.
MANY BANKS have como and gono during that period.
PATRONIZE ono that has withstood tho TEST of TIME.
W. B. HOLMES, President
A. T. 'SEARLE, Vice-President
W. B. HOLMES
A. T. SEARLE
H. J. CONGER
Nov. 12, 1912.
Our GOLD TABLETS if used promptly
make short work of a cold,
O. T. CHAMBERS
Honesdale, - Pa.
Advertise in THE CITIZEN
TRY A CENT-A-WORD
H. S. SALMON, Cashlor
W. J. WARD, Asst. Cashier.
F. P. KIMBLE T. B. CLARK
W. F. SUYDAM C. J. SMITH
H. S. SALMON J. W. PARLEY
E. W. GAMMELL