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THE REV. E. R. HECKMAN.
Bloomsburg, Assistant Secretary of
Methodist Episcopal church in session j
In the Grace church.
While the bishop was talking the
Laymen's Association held its nine
teenth annual session in another part
U. A. Zentmyer, of Tyrone, brought!
greetings front this association!
to the conference, saying lie be
lieved that the laymen were on higher I
ground, and appealed to the ministers j
to conserve the childhood and youth j
of the church.
Bishop Cranston said that he!
wanted to talk about the solemnity of j
a covenant. "If a man makes a cove- j
nant with the church he. ought to keep
St. The church demands that minis-J
ters bind themselves to the truth, and
not to the theological statement of
any man. Men should exemplify the
atonement of Christ In holy living."
Take Up Ministers' Relations
By order of yesterday's proceedings
the conference met In executive ses
sion this morning at 9 o'clock. The
relation of ministers to the conference
was first considered.
The Rev. C. V. Hartzell, of Harris
burg, was continued in supernumerary
relation. The following ministers
were given a retired relation: Isaac
Heckman, of Petersburg; George M.
Comp, of Coalport; F. C. Buyers, of
Lock Haven; T. S. Faus, of Jeanes
villc; I. J. Reeser, of Dudley, and J.
W. Forrest, of Treverton. The Rev.
W. H. Allen, of Mercersburg, was
granted a supernumerary relation.
The Rev. W. W. Rothrock, of Irish
Valley, was continued In effective re
lation. The Rev. H. H. Sherman.-of
Birmingham, was elected to elder's
orders. The Rev. L. W. McGarvey,
of York Springs; Joseph E. Kahler,
of Muncy Valley; the Rev. R. £. Cald
well, of Rouzervllle; the Rev. J. B.
Durlsee, of Shawville, were passed to
and continued in the studies of the
fourth year. The following were con
tinued In studies of the third year:
The Rev. D. A. Sower, of Benezt te;
the Rev. E. J. Symons, of Mifflinville,
and J. T. Wllliammee, of Penfleld.
The following were elected to deacon's
orders: The Rev. H. F. Babcock, of
Bakerton; E. B. Davidson, of Littles
town; Charles A. Sauter, of Black
well; Harry F. Strong, of Osceola
Mills; V. L. Wagner, of Riverside, and
W. IT. Williams, of Blandburg. The
following were continued on trial in
studies of the second year: T. R.
Gibson, of Franltstown; I. S. Hodgson,
of White Haven; F. A. Lawson, of
Trout Run, and W. B. Cook, of Port
The class for deacon's orders was
called before the conference and the
Bishop addressed the members on the
important points of the ministry.
The nineteenth annual session of
the Laymen's Association of the Cen
tral Pennsylvania Conference of the
Methodist Episcopal Church met this
morning at 9 o'clock in the Sunday
school room of Grace Church. It was
called to order by G. B. Keini, of
Lewistown. After the devotional ser
vice. which was In charge of H. M.
Bretz, the secretary and treasurer
made their reports and the minutes
of the session of last year were read
• G. B. Kelin. the president of the
association, postponed the address for
which he was announced on the pro
gram and announced the presence of
the Rev. D. N. Miller and Mrs. Miller
Committees on resolutions, nomina
tions, auditing and fraternal greetings
were announced and a solo entitled
"I Love to Hear My Saviour's Voice"
was beautifully rendered by Harry M.
Bretz. of Harrisburg.
H. A. Hutchinson made a verbal
report for the committee on sustenta
'tlon, conveying th«< fact that there is a
little inor<- money for distribution to
the preachers tlii.- >ear tliun was the
•*asr- last year. Professor Mcintyre,
•mother member of this committer l ,
supplemented the previous speaker's
statements by further statements rela
tive to this important Interest.
Miss Estelle Butler, of this city,
sang a solo. An offering was taken
by envelopes for the purpose of meet
ing the expenses of the association.
The Rev. Dr. W. S. Bovard was in
troduced and spoke of the Methodist
Brotherhood, of which he is the secre
tary. He placed the emphasis on the
spirit and work of the men rather
than on organization. Following the
earnest remarks of Dr. Bovard, the
Rev. J. E. Crowther, assistant secre
tary of the general conference com
mission on finance, presented, by
means of a series of charts, a survey
of the field upon this important sub
ject of the church's financial obli
gations. This addres was clear and
The Rev. Dr. J. B. Trimble spoke
further on the same topic of linance,
but with an appeal to the men of
Methodism, and through those present
to the 7.000.000 men in the evan
gelical churches of this country, with
an Impressiveness that clearly demon
strated itself by the responsiveness of
Dr. Crowthers recommended the pur
chase of the set of ten charts and
certain literature on the subject of
the new financial plan.
The resolutions signed by the bishop
and the district superintendents and
adopted by the conference yesterday
bearing on this financial plan were
offered by G. G. Hutchinson and re
ferred to the committee on resolutions.
Dr. Trimble pronounced the benedic
A conference session will be held
this evening at 8 o'clock.
Dr. S. Parkes Cadman will deliver
his lecture Monday evening, March 23,
in Grace Methodist Church, at 8
Grace Church was comfortably'
filled when the anniversary of the;
Conference Annuity Fund began last!
night. H. L. Jacobs was in the chair. I
Prayer was offered by W. A. Houck. I
The first speaker. T. S. Wilcox, spoke j
in behalf of the Preachers' Aid So-!
ciety, explaining what it is and why !
it exists, namely, an organization of!
the preachers of the conference for \
the benefit of the necessitous cases of;
tlio conference. Its object is educa-1
tionul and relief. It owns Williams
port Dickinson Seminary and gives j
liberal discounts to the children of !
the members of the conference.
The Rev. J. S. Bovard, D. D., sec
retary of t>lie Methodist Brotherhood. I
made an address on "A Life That is j
H. L. Jacobs presented the subject!
of the Annuity Fund in a strong ap- j
peal and sent collectors into the audi- j
ence to solicit contributions for that
cause, intimating that $6,000 was
needed to bring the fund to SIOO,OOO,
which would insure an additional gift
of SSOO. Several generous subscrip
tions were made to the fund, aggre
Maxwell Motor Had
300 Hour Test Run
Three hundred hour tests have
come to be quite the fashion nowa
days, among motor car makers in j
i demonstrating the running qualities |
[and stability of their product. To i
date, practically all motors subjected j
to this strenuous form of test have j
been included in the high-priced class, j
Now comes Chief Engineer Benner of i
[the Maxwell Company with details of
| a recent 300 hour trial given a Max- i
well Company with details of a re-1
! cent 300 hour trial given a Maxwell
I "25" motor in the Detroit laboratory
!of the company.
; 'The test was staged merely as a
! private performance," says Mr. Ben
| ner, "but I believe the results are
of sufficient importance to make pub- ,
! lie as tending to show the worth of
i the low-powered motor contrasted
with the most expensive types on the
! market. We may decide at some fu
! ture time to repeat the test officially
j under the auspices of the Automobile
Club of America or the A. A. A."
Placed on the dynamometer stand
on Tuesday, the motor was put in
operation at 7 p. m. and ran continu
ously until the following Monday
morning. When stopped at 9 a. ni.
on Monday, the motor had run 307
hours or an equivalent of 7,675 miles.
During this period the motor was
'subjected to a load of 10 horsepower
'and operated at a speed of 1,000 R. P.
IM. Expressed In terms more intellig
ible to the layman, tills would pull
the car with Its full load of five pas
sengers at twenty-five miles per hour
for 307 hours.
The Real Classy Kind
I With palms and potted plants as a
I setting for the Abbott-Detroit models,
, and cut flowers for the callers at the
, Abbott Motor Car Company exhibit, and
1 the men In charge attired In evening
dress. C. D. Stewart put on a real touch
of tlie metropolitan method of arrang
ing n display. The Abbott-Efetroit coun
try roadster Is one of the most strik
ing models at the show. This Is a 50-
<SO with wire wheels and finished In
Hudson Sixes All Sold
Before Placed on Exhibit
The six Hudson Slxe» tn the I. W.
Dill exhibit were ail sold prior to the
automobile show and will be delivered
to the owners at the close of show.
These six cars constitute the largest
showing of an one make of cars at the
how. In .•ulditiott to sale of the Hud
sons and Krit prior to tliu show, Mr.
Dill reports very satisfactory business
I during show week, besides the num
! ber of appointments for future atten
' tlon. |
TROOPS TO PREVENT
UPRISING f CITIZENS
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vals In Ulster this morning were the
companies of a half battalion of the
Yorkshire Light Infantry which were
conveyed from their barracks in Dub- [
lin to Belfast lough on board the tor- '
pedo boat destroyer Pathfinder duvlng;
the night. They disembarked at an
early hour this morning and marched ,
to Carrickfex-gua Castle, a disused mili- !
tary station commanding the lough, i
It lies fifteen miles below Belfast and !
is of historic interest owing to its hav- \
lng been the landing place of William |
111. Field guns were mounted on the j
old fortifications this afternoon.
Orders were Issued to other butter
ies of artillery to occupy stragegic po
sitions around the city of Belfast.
It was generally expected here that a|
cavalry brigade would be coneentrai- j
ed in Belfast during the week-end. The
Sixteenth Queens Lancers and the j
Fourth Queen's Own Hussars, station-,
ed at the Curragh, were yesterday
equipped with carbines and were ready
to move northward this afternoon.
No Public Demonstration
These sudden preparations by the
War Office so far have not created any j
public demonstration in Belfast. The
(leaders of the so-called Unionist pro
visional government, however, admit
j the anxiety lest their over-enthusiastic I
' followers precipitate riots during the
two days of idleness, at the week-end i
and give their opponents the sought-
I for opportunity for enforcing rigorous
Sir Edward Carson, the Ulster Un- j
I ionist leader, and his lieutenants de
j sire the government to take the first
; provocative step. Sir Edward, realiz
j ing the vitalness of preventing an un
i disciplined outbreak as a protest
j against all these troop movements to
! day again urged the Ulsternien to keep
[ cool during the week-end.
Men Work Till Xoon
; The city this morning presented its
' normal outward aspect. All the places
lof business were open and in accord
-1 ance with the urgent request of the
j Unionist leaders, all the men worked
j until their usual Saturday closing
j Sir Edward Carson 'did not emerge
to-day from Craigavon, the residence
of Captain Craig, three miles from
Belfast. There he continues to hold
his "cabinet councils" with Captain
Craig ,the Marquis of Londonderry, the
Earl of Ranfurly, the Earl cf Clanwil
liam and other Unionist workers.
Orders for provisions to be sent to
Craigavon are given by telephone or
sent by dispatch riders. Martial law
has been declared within Captain
"The East Belfast Special Service
Corps," which corresponds to the
American Minute Men, relieved the
"West Belfast Special Service Corps"
j this morning asd took up its duties in
1 Captain Craig's grounds,
j The old town hall of Belfast which
! Is the official headquarters of the "pro
j visional government" has been denied
'to all. The important equipment, as
j veil as all documents, ciphers and
j other papers, have been removed from
|it and hidden in a variety of places
after being distributed among the most
Important leaders of the Unionists.
This was done in consequence of the
announcemet of Impending arrests
which the Unionists contend brought
about the present crisis.
Ready for Mobilization
Every "volunteer" in Ulster still
qtands ready for mobilization.
The provisional government's "post
ing house" by which letters and dis
patches are de'ivered by hand to the
furthermost points of Ulster quicker
than by government post, was busy
all night sending and receiving com
munications to and from the various
mobilization centers of the Unionists.
A wireless station on the roof of the
old town hall also was at work while
some of the rooms of the building
which have been fitted with telegraph
instruments for the instruction of the
women telegraphers who are to take
over the lines of communication were
filled with workers.
The drug stores of Belfast have laid
in large supplies of surgical and medi
Feeling of Unrest Strong
The feeling of unrest among certain
sections of the government troops is
very strong. Some of the soldiers and
the officers of the Infantry battalion
■ quartered In Ulster, Including the Dor
setshire regiment and the Norfolk
regiment, have openly expressed their
! disinclination to take the offensive.
[This does not cause any surprise
among civilians who generally expect
w olesale defections. A significant il
lustration of this attitude was given
yesterday by the fn habitants of Ehnis
killen, who hung flags along the streets
in honor of the arrival of a battalion
of the Bedfordshire regiment.
Officers Must Fight
in Ulster or Resign
By Associated Press
■Ennlskillen, Ireland, March 21.—A1l
the army officers here received a com
munication from the war office to-day
calling on them to make u definite
statement within twelve hours us to
whether they were prepared to retain
i their commissions in the e\ent of iios
tilities in Ulster. If not, they were ,
i told, they must resign forthwith.
Similar notices are said to have been ;
I received by all officers with the troops
; in the north of Ireland.
Officers in Regular
Army Resign, Causing
Much Inconvenience j
London, March 21.—The outstand-
I ing feature of the news from Ireland j
i to-day was the disaffection among the i
| officers of the regular army under or- |
jders to proceed to Ulster with their j
The actual number of resignations
among them was still unknown, but
; that it was considerable was evident
from the earnest early morning con
sultations of cabinet ministers regard-
Jug the bets means of counteracting
i the movement.
The actual l'act of this disaffection |
is the more discomforting to the mill- j
tary authorities since the army is al
ready seriously short of commissioned !
! Threats of a crisis in the army if a I
movement of regular troops was un- j
j dertaken against Ulster had long been
[current and in some quarters it is be
lieved that the sudden marching of a
I United number of troops was ordered
so that the military authorities might
gather an idea as to how widespread
(the threatened disaffection was.
Will K"place Officers
Immediately after Colonel Seely, the
Secretary of State for War, had been
in audience with King George at
Buckingham Palace this morning.
Colonel Seely summoned a meeting
of the army council which took the
| necessary steps to replace officers who
According to reports, however, the
number of vacancies is rapidly in
j creasing, and it seems possible that
, all the regular regiments which have
been serving in Ulster may have to
be withdrawn and replaced by fresh
troops, as both men and officers have
openly expressed their disinclination j
j to take the offensive against men with i
j whom they have been fraternizing.
This momentary shifting of the im- !
mediate crisis from Ulster to the army:
i may give the peacemakers their de- |.
• sired opening. (
The return of Arthur J. Balfour, 1
former Unionist premior to London,
| has given heart to the advocate of a
i compromise. ire and Premier As
quith have served long years side by
, side in the political Held and under
' stand an dappreciate one another.
Premier Asquith and Andrew Bonar
i Law, the official leader of the opposi-
I tion in the House of Commons, when
' ever they have come into contact have
given embittered displays of partisan
Sn? Plun of P<i«cc
It was thought in many quarters
1 to-day that if the government would
I consent to give the counties of Ulster
I perpetual local option on the question
-of home rule, instead of compelling
them to come under the Dublin par
. liament at the en dof six years, a
' way out of the present difficulty would
! be opened.
The Nationalists always have con
j tended that the Ulstermen would be
[glad to join the home rule schedule
! once it had been demonstrated that
i their fears of unfair treatment we're
King George himself is taking an
active part in the negotiations. He is
i not confining his conferences to mem
bers of the cabinet but has been in ; I
; communication with Arthur J. Bal
; four and ga* an audience to Field |
Marshal Lord Roberts after he had j
| seen the Secretary of State for War.
! Lord Roberts subsequently conferred
|at length with Colonel Seely and the J
| war office executive staff which has i
I been working at high pressure,
j An 'official communication issuedj
jthis afternoon says:
1 "The recent movements of troops
jin Ulster are purely precautionary
j with the object of giving adequate,
i protection to depots of arms and am- j
, munition and other government prop
i erty against possible risks." It adds:
, | "There has not been and is not now
, | any intention to move troops into
; I Ulster except, for these and like pur-
j Meeting of Two Companies
in Belfast Is Reported
JSy Associated Presj
London, March 21. —A mutiny of
two companies of the Dorsetshire
regiment stationed in Belfast, is re
ported by the Pali Mall Gazette.
The message says: "When the men
iof the first battalion of the Dorset
shire regiment were paraded in Bel
fast to-day and notified that they
! were being transferred elsewhere they
| threw dow ntheir arms. A sergeant
j stepped forward, saluted the officers
jand said: 'We will have no home
i rule here.' "
This is thought in some quarters to
be an version of the re
ports of unrest among the regular
troops ir. Ulster.
Joseph Foreman, aged 70, died this
morning at his home, 1228 Market
, stVeet. He is survived by his wife, two
1 sons, George, of Nees Crossroads, and
James, of Shlppensburg. and two
1 daughter, Mrs. Ella Zinn, of Shippens
burg, and Mrs. Harry Relly, of Cnam
bersburg. Funeral services will be
held Tuesday morning,* at 10 o'clock.
The body will be taken to Shippens
burg, where further services will be
h«ld at the home of Mrs. Klla /dim. in
Orange street> at I o'clock. Burial will
be made in the "111 Cemetery,
AUTO SHOW WILL
CLOSE THIS EVENING
Final Opportunity to Inspect and
Compare the Assembled Mod
els For This Season
To-night should be the most success
ful evening at the automobile show.
[The weather conditions have been
[ Ideal all day and many people from
I surrounding cities are here for the
Saturday shopping and will avail them
selves of this final opportunity to see
! so many of the new models assembled
[under one roof for convenient com
parison. From a business standpoint
jit should also be a successful close to
j a most profitable week, as the season
lis approaching when every man who
can afford to do so will want to be at
the wheel and take his family and
friends over the roads and view the
beauty spots of nature.
The exhibits will remain intact un
til 10.30 this evening to avoid any
confusion and permit those who are
interested to make final arrangements
for purchase of cars or to inspect them
undisturbed. But when ten-thirty
comes, the boys will make merry'and
draw the curtain on the first annual
show with appropriate ceremonies,
usual at the auto shows.
Everybody expresses themselves as
well pleased with the results of the
show, and Harrisburg has again proven
that It can put up a better automobile
exhibit than most cities of its size, and
equally as good as a great many larg
Twombly Cycle Car Made
By Well Known Designer
Tlie Twombly cycle car that will
shortly be here and to be sold by Tros
tle & llourer at the Mehring is report
ed to have a splendid company financ
ing it and an inventor who is well
known to motor vehicle men. The ma
chine is exceedingly diminutive, and
carries two persons, seated tandem.
Back of it is W. Irving Twombly. as
inventor and vice-president and gener
al manager f the $300,000 Twombly
Motors Company, of New York City,
that has been formed to manufacture
the machine. D. Stuart Dodge is presi
dent. Offices at present are at 258
West 69th street, New York City, while
negotiations are being conducted for a
factory near New York.
Twombly is well known in mechan
ical circles as an inventor of exceed
ingly ingenious and simple modifica
tions of existing designs. He has built
several particularly good folding con
vertible bodies for his own use, and is
also known in connection with a pis
ton valve motor, the valves operated
by a simple "snail" cam arrangement,
without spring or gears. It is this mo
tor, in fact, that is to be used on his!
DIG HORSE SALE
Read ex-Sheriff Chas. L. Johnson,
of New Bloomfield, Pa., Big Public
Sale advertisement, March 23rd, of
275 head livestock, found on page 12. j
1 AT THE SHOW LOOK FOR
The more a man knows about an automobile
the more likely he is to choose a Cole.
PRICE F. O. B. INDIANAPOLIS
BOWMAN & CO.
318 Market Street. penna.
L ■ „• ;
Cadillac Chassis Has
Been as Popular as Ever
The factory lecturer at trie Cadillac
exhibit lias interested a great many
with his energetic and lucid methods of
explaining the various mechanical
workings on the cut-open chassis. The
student llnds among tne improvements
a two-speed axle, a tilting steering
wheel, and a heating device for the car
buretor to assist the starting. Every
one is aware of the difficulty of get
ting into a car if the wheel Is in the
position of greatest comfort for the
man seated behind it, but It has rfot
been easy to enter that seat. The idea
of lifting, or tilting, the wheel over
comes this, hence the innovation is
striking. The two-speed axle Is a
simple device which considerably ill
creases the range and power of the car.
By the use of two bevel gears and
■ i\/pd Dll I C. Ayer's Pills are liver pills.
I—l V 1—1"% V ILL 9 They increase the flow of bile,
and the bile is Nature's great laxative. They also increase the
flow of the digestive juices, and this brings prompt relief in cases
of indigestion, dyspepsia, sour stomach. Sold for over 60 years.
Ask your doctor about using them. Do as he says.
MILLER 5 TIRES
Grip the Road Like a Cog-Wheel
STERLING AUTO TIRE CO. 1451 Zarker St.
If you like Havanna tobacco you :
'; will like ;
° J A
10c Cigars A. iL j:
They are all Havana cigars and
«; have that worth - the - price I;
j: quality. <
The aroma is rich enough for
l;j any taste. j
<: Worth the dime every time. :
Made by JOHN C. HERMAN & CO.
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pinions at the rear axle House, nna by
means also of a selective clutch, so
that either can be used, It Is possible to
have three speeds forward from the
usual traninission with a low bevel
gear ratio, or three speeds forward with
a high bevel gear ratio. In brief* this
arrangement converts the car Into u
six-speed machine, and so contributes
to economy, moderate speed of the en
gine, and other desirable features.
GEXIIB SPRING IS HERK
Spring is here—according to the cal
endar. According to the readtng of the
thermometer it is about two months
At G o'clock this morning the mercury
reading was 11 degrees. Tht» '« » v ">"t
17 degrees below normal for thlß date,
maroon, of pleasing design. 1. C.
Woodtn, manager of the Philadelphia
office was among the visitors at this