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.Aged Shoemaker of Lancaster
Makes Sure Work of At
tempt to End His Life
Special to The Telegraph
Columbia, Pa., Sept. 2.—Jacob
jKeener, 82 years old, a shoemaker of
ILancaster, committed suicide by
himself in the Conestoga
river and was found in the water near
the city garbage plant. When he left
home the aged man informed his
daughter with whom he lived that
lie was going out for a walk. He
then went to the river, and, after ty
ing a big stone about his body, and
weighting his pockets with stones, he
plunged into the water and was
drowned. The aged man had been in
ill health and it is thought he became
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Miss Miller, of Harrisburg, Assists
in Organization and Makes
Principal Address
Northumberland, Pa.. Sept. 2.—Rep
resentative women of Northumberland
have organized a woman suffrage club
with Mrs. H. D. Catlin as president.
Mrs. A. C. Rodgers, chairman of the
Sunbury organization; Mrs. Knauer, of
Milton, Miss Hughes and Miss Van
Orsdell, of Philadelphia, were among
the out-of-town guests at the meeting
lor organization. The speaker was
Miss B. A. Miller, from Harrisburg,
who returns next week to New York
city, where she will resume her study
of law.
A county conference of all the suf
frage organizations of Northumber
land county will be held in Sunbury
September 9. The mass meeting In
the evening will be addressed by Dr.
Mary Wolfe, who is known as one of
Pennsylvania's greatest woman ora
tors. Dr. Wolfe has been appointed
by Governor Tener as head of the
new state institution for subnormal
Mrs. Frank M. Roessing. state presi
dent, and Miss Hannah Patterson,
state chairman of the Pennsylvania
Woman Suffrage Association, will
come from Harrisburg to attend both
conference and mass meeting.
Johnson-Weaver Evangelistic
Meetings at Mount Union
Special to The Telegraph
Mount Union, Pa., Sept. 2.—After
the rest day the Johnson-Weaver
evangelistic £arty resumed work yes
terday as earnestly as ever. The meet
ing last night was quite spectacular
and the interest continues to grow.
The large chorus, now numbering 500
voices, is proving a powerful musical
organization in the hands of Professor
W. W. Weaver. The orchestra now
numbers twenty-one. Evangelist John
son preached a, great sermon last
A meeting was held among the men
at the shops at Orbisonia and Rock
hill yesterday at noon. The evan
gelistic party and the ministers of
Mount T'nlon drove there in automo
biles and Mr. Johnson had the oppor
tunity of speaking to 300 men upon
the text, "The wa"es of sin is death,
but the gift of God is eternal life
through Jesus Christ our Lord."
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months. The doctors used ointments
and doctored her blood but did not help
her. Nights it would itch so she could
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State Veterinarian to Investigate
Cause of Mysterious Death of
Animals in York Co.
Special to The Telegraph
Dallastown, Pa., Sept. 2.—Some dis
ease, not as yet classified, has caused
the death of three horses belonging to
Henry F. Ness, residing near Kreid
ler's Mill, In York township, within
the past week, and while Mr. N"ess is
of the opinion that witchcraft has
been exercised on his horses, an in
vestigation is being made by the au
thorities to determine the exact cause
of the- trouble. State Veterinarian
Marshal) will be notified and he is ex
pected to continue the investigation
now under way. It has been fourvd
that the horses were cared for and
fed well enough, contrary to the opin
ion expressed by a number of persons.
All of the horses were quite valuable,
the last one being held at $225.
These occurences, together with the
illness of Mr. Ness' baby, have caused
him a great deal of anxiety and the
matter was reported to the S. P. C. A.
agent, who started to investigate, but
was unable to discover the cause of
the trouble, hence it will be taken up
with the State Veterinarian. Mr. Ness
has another horse, and so far It is ap
parently in the best of condition.
Millersburg Broom Factory
Damaged by Stubborn Fire
Special to The Telegraph
Millersburg, Pa., Sept. 2. —Fire was
discovered shortly before 8 o'clock last
evening in the Union Broom Works
plant, owned by C. Day & Bro., in East
alley near North street. The fireman
responded at once and fought for
more than an hour before it was
gotten under control. The difficulty
in subduing It arose from the fact
that the fire was in the corn room and
was fought with difficulty on account
of the dense smoke. A number of the
large bales were at length pulled out
of the building, which gave the men
a chance to play the water directly on
the burning corn, which was then soon
At an early stage of the fire it
looked as though it might be a bad
blaze on account of the many wooden
structures close by and Halifax was
called upon for help and responded
with men and hose, which was put to
use at once. The damage, which was
mostly by water, may amount to more
than SSOO, covered by insurance.
Special to The Telegraph
Mechanicsburg. Pa., Sept. 2.—The
funeral of John T. Lamb was largely
attended. Officiating was the Rev. H.
Hgjl Sharp, pastor of Trinity Lutheran
Church, assisted by the Rev. T. J.
Ferguson, of the Silver Spring Presby
terian Church, and the Rev. J. J Resh,
of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
The following served as pallbearers:
Dr. J. A. Kilmore, George W. Hersh
man, A. S. Jacobson, H. H. Mercer,
George Hoover and J. L. Shelly.
Burial was made in the Mount Zion
Cemetery, near Churchtown.
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Lemoyne, Pa., Sept. 2.—Funeral
services for Mrs. Samuel Reeser, 32
years old, who died yesterday morning
after an illness of severai weeks, will
be held from the United Evangelical
Church on Friday afternoon at 1
o'clock. The Rev. E. D. Keen, pastor,
will officiate. Burial will be made in
the Camp Kill Cemetery.'
Lemoyne, Pa., Sept. 2.—Last even
ing the regular meeting of the E
Pluribus Unum class of the United
Evangelical Sunday School was held
at the home of the teacher, Mrs. Ray
mond Sawyer, along the State Road.
A meeting of the Ladies' Aid So
ciety of the Trinity Lutheran Church
will be held at the home of Mrs. Man
beck, in Hummel avenue Thursday
Lemoyne, Pa., Sept. 2.—A special
meeting of the local fire company will
be held in the borough council cham
ber Friday evening at 8 o'clock.
Wormleysburg, Pa., Sept. 2.—Next
Sunday evening the Senior and Junior
Christian Endeavor societies of the St.
Paul's United Brethren Church after
being suspended during the months
of July and August will hold a rally.
The program will consist of special
singing and music by both soclties.
The principal speaker of the evening
will be M. A. Holt, of New Cumber
land. There will be special music by
the Sunday school orchestra.
New Cumberland, Pa., Sept. 2.
Mrs. Isabella Keenev died on Tuesday
morning at her home at Elkwood.
Mrs. Keeney was 76 years old and was
the widow of Martin Keeney, who died
on July 25. One son, William Keeney,
also of Elkwood. survives. Funeral
services will be held Friday morning
from the house at 10 o'clock and will
be conducted by the Rev. A. G. Wolf,
pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
Burial will be made at the old Har
risburg Cemetery.
New Cumberland, Pa, Sept. 2.
George Danner is critically ill with
muscular cramp at his home in New
New Cumberland. Pa., Sept. 2.
Miss Edna Kilmore left to-day for
Cowder, Okla., where she will teach
in the public schools. This will be the
third term Miss Kilmore has taught
in Oklahoma-
OcCUpantS Pined Down
When Auto Turns Over
Special to The Telegraph
Millersburg, Pa., Sept. 2. —O. H.
Watts, the Market street jeweler, ac
companied by his wife and two chil
dren and Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Lutz,
while returning to their home last
evening in the Watts automobile had
an accident near Biever's crossing,
two miles north of Halifax. Mr.
Watts' car, moving very slowly, turned
out to allow another car to pass and
struck a tree which was partly blown
over during a recent storm. The Watts
car upset and George Zimmerman,
driver of the other car, with two
friends came to their assistance at
once, lifting the auto and getting the
unfortunate people from beneath. Mr.
Watts escaped with minor bruises, as
did also his children, but Mrs. Watts
had a deep gash cut in one of her legs
and was otherwise badly bruised. Mr.
Lutz escaped with a dislocated arm
and his wife, who remained uncon
scious for more than an hour, was
bruised about .the face and bodv. Mr
Zimmerman brought the Injured peo
ple to Millersburg. where medical aid
was given at once.
Special to The Telegraph
Lewistown, Pa., Sept. 2.—Tetanus
has claimed a youthful victim in Alton
Moyer, 12 years old, son of John
Moyer. About a week ago the boy
\'isited the farm owned by his parents
about two miles from town and while
running over the place tread on a
rusty nail, which pierced his foot.
Remedies were applied to the wound
at once, but they had no effect, and
lockjaw developed, causing his death
Special to The Telegraph
Waynesboro, Pa., Sept. 2.—On Mon
day night the large bank barn on the
farm owned by Hiram Middlekauff
and tenanted by Otis Smith, near Leit
ersburg, was burned to the ground.
No horses were burned but thirty-five
tons of hay, 500 bushels of wheat," har
ness and farming implements fell a
prey to the flames. The loss is placed
at $4,000, almost covered by Insur
Waynesboro, Pa., Sept. 2.—Mrs.
Henry Harbaugh, Leit.ersburg, while
walking in the hallway of her home
yesterday afternoon, tripped up on
some carpet and fell to the floor,
breaking both bones in her left arm
midway between the elbow and the
* Special to The Telegraph
Waynesboro, Pa., Sept. 2.—Charles
Cook is confined to his home suffering
from a painful wound which he re
ceived when he fell from a swing. In
the fall he struck his back on a cellar
door hinge and plowed a gash seven
Inches long down his back along his
spine, which required ten stitches to
Special to The Telegraph
Waynesboro, Pa., Sept. 2.—C. Max
well Hunter, for two years city edi
tor of the Evening Herald, tendered
his resignation, taking .effect at once.
He has accepted a similar position on
the Daily Record, Uniontown, Pa., and
will take up his new duties there next
Special to The Telegraph
Gettysburg, Pa.. Sept. 2.—William
O. Andrews, a McKnlghtstown mer
chant, was seriously injured on Mon
day when his automobile was ditched.
1-Ie was in the car alone and when It
turned over he was pinned beneath it.
The accident occurred near his home
and he lay under the machine more
than an hour until neighbors discov
ered his plight.
Special to The Telegraph
Dillsburg, Pa., Sept. 2.—At the reg
ular meeting of the Dillsburg school
board held on Tuesday morning, Miss
Huldah Bender was elected teacher
of the B Intermediate school to fill
the vacancy caused by the resigna
tion of Miss Kathryn Relv«r on ac
count of Hi health. ,
Hits Driver of Lumber Wagon on
Head With Rock and
Lands in Jail
Marysvllle, Pa., Sept. 2.—Charged
with assault with intent to kill by
Jacob Knaub, of Rye township, Ed
ward Berry, a negro, who claims Fair
tax county, Virginia, as his home, was
yesterday committed to the Perry
county jail at New Bloomfleld by Jus
tice of the Peace William H. Baugh
man to await trial at the September
Knaub, who is a driver for the
James Bell estate, lumber dealers of
this place, alleges that yesterday, after
he had unloaded ties here and was
returning to Keystone with the empty
wagon, he noticed the negro hurrying
after, and thinking he wanted a ride,
he offered him one. The negro made
no answer, but called .Knaub a vile
epithet and began to fill his arms with
stones. After he had filled his arms
he again began to hurry after Knaub.
Becoming alarmed at the peculiar ac
tions of the negro, Knaub jumped
from the wagon. He picked up sev
eral stones and threw one at the negro,
but missed his aim.
Hardly had the rock whizzed by his
head when the negro returned the Are
with better aim and hit Knaub back of
the head, rendering him unconscious.
Several other drivers followed closely
after and it is believed the man would
have killed Knaub had not the drivers
An attempt was made to capture
the negro, but he tore away from the
drivers and attempted to escape. Dur
ing the melee the negro was struck
over the head with a heavy chestnut
club, but the club broke and the blow
did not seem to have any effect upon
him. He was finally secured and
brought to town by John Albright, a
former liveryman of this place, and
turned over to Chief of Police John
Myers. Berry admits that he has
served time in jails of Western Penn
sylvania as well as In Ohio.
Mechanicsburg Has 13
Deaths in Month of August
Special to The Telegraph
Mechanicsburg, Pa., Sept. 2.—Death
reaped a larger harvest this August
than for the past ten years in the cor
responding month. For the past two
years there were four deaths, but this
year there were thirteen, as follows:
August 2, Solomon Rider, 69 years;
August 3, Mrs. Adeline Butler, 83
years; August 6, S. Augustus Base
hore, 75 years; August 8, Elbert Kintz,
30 years; August 9, Mrs. Jere Burns,
68 years; August 10, Mrs. Catherine
Brandt, 71 years; August 12, John J.
Sponsler, 6 8 years; August 14, George
W. Dice, 30 years; August 14, John
W. Coover, 81 years; August 18, Mrs.
Catharine Hauck, 77 years; August 20.
John A. Gerhart, 22 years; August 28,
John T. Lamb, 65 years, and August
29, Jacob Stought, 4 8 years.
Louis, Tadies' tailor, has left for
New York to attend the importers'
exhibit of new fashions and materials
for the coming season.
Special to The Telegraph
Lewistown, Fa., Sept. 2. At 7
o'clock last evening the large barn on
the farm of Samuel Stine, west of
town, with all its contents, was totally
destroyed by fire. Lewistown fire com
panies responded quickly to the call,
but could not reach it with their hose.
Last summer another barn on this
same farm was totally destroyed with
forty-eight tons of hay.
Special to The Telegraph
Hershey, Pa., Sept. 2.—-A quiet wed
ding took place at the home of the
Rev. O. G. Romig at Hershey on Tues
day. The contracting parties were
Perry W. Biery and Miss Allavest Ro
mig, both of Allentown, Pa. The
nuptial knot was tied by the Rev. Mr.
Romig, who is an uncle of the bride.
The couple made the trip in a large
auto and were accompanied by Mr.
and Mrs. Peter D. Schmoyer, of Allen
town. A wedding dinner was served
and a few hours were spent at Her
Special to The Telegraph
Shippensburg, Pa., Sept. 2. —Yester-
day the normal school opened its fall
session. The total enrollment is 50
per cent, more than that of previous
years. There are several new teachers
in the faculty, among them being Miss
Cora Macy, of Syracuse, N. Y., teacher
of biological science; Miss Rachel
Jones, of Scranton. teacher of vocal
music, and Dr. Winfleld Collins, Reeds
Grove, Md., teacher of English lit
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R < 720 MOBS St., Reading, Pa.— "About
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to spread over my body. I waa
getting worse every day at
work and I had no rest. I
would have to scratch under
my arms then my legs, walk
a few steps having a little re
lief, then It began again on my
body, then legs again, then my
back until I was nearly crazy
for It was an awful torture. I would go to !
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scratching my body all the time. In winter '
my body and legs were covered with erup
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could hardly stand It. I could find no relief.
When I would take my bath In the evening
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Feb. 20, 1014.
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8:30; Purchased From Trustee
Cfoses U. S. Court
p * m ' On Sale 9N. Market Square
Early Fall and Winter Garments
Fine Muslin Underwear—Waists
W. B. Schleisner, Purchaser of Klein Co.
Bankrupt Stock.
Hershey, Pa., Sept. 2.—On Sunday
rtiorning the annua) harvest home
service will be held in Fishburn's
Church. The church will be hand
somely decorated with fruit and vege
tables and the pastor, the Rev. O. G.
Romig, will preach a sermon. In the
evening at 7.30 he will preach at Union
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White Hill, Pa., Sept 2.—Funeral
services for Mrs. Clayton C. Lentz,
aged 28 years, who died at her home
here, Monday, will be held from her
home to-morrow morning at 9 o'clock.
The Rev. E. L. Manges, pastor of the
Trinity Lutheran Church, Lemoyne,
will officiate. Burial will be made at

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