IRfilSßll WILL !
Railroad Employes Hope For a Big
Time One Year Hence; Sur
prises at Coatesville
Mnrrisbtirg will get the next meeting
of the Veteran Employes' Association
of the Philadelphia Division. Penn
sylvania Railroad. It will be held one
year hence. Committees will be ap-
pointed ";,riy in order to prepare a
j»rtistr«»» that will be in keeping with
that of Saturday. In the opinion of
Pennsylvania Railroad employes, llar
risburg will have to go some to come
up lo the big lime at Coatesville. »
There were many surprises on Sat
urday. Charles I. Huston presented
"William P. McCaleb. superintendent of
the Philadelphia division, with a
double-barreled breach-loading shot
gun on behalf of the veterans.
The secretary 11. J. Rabb. was the
riclplent of a. gold watch from the
members. Vice-President Huston made
this presentation speech. In the even
ing at the banquet the Lukens Steel
and Iron Company received a large
Vnited States flag from the assocation.
Secretary Rabb made the presentation
address. Vice-President Huston re
ceived the Hag for bis company. At
the banquet Professor Frank 11. Green,
West Chester; W. 11. Rldgway, A. F.
Houston and C. L. Huston were the
speakers. T. S. Butler, West Chester:
AV. U. Hensel. Lancaster; W. W. Atter
bury and George Dixon, vice-presi
dents; S. C. Long. general manager,
and Samuel Porcher, purchasing agent,
officials of the Pennsylvania Railroad,
were guests at the banquet.
These officers were re-elected: W.
R. McCaleh, president; E. O. Hendrick
son. vice-president: M. R. Mls'ney,
treasurer: H. J. Rabb, secretary; F.
C. Tomlinson. chaplain; executive com
mittee. W. 11. Harrison. J. H. Kecs
berry. W. J. Strickler, J. K. Robin
son and J. W. Fnsselman; member
ship committee, E. E. Stacks, W. S.
Robinson. G. W. Antrim. W. F. Ham
bright and W. R. Orendorf.
Opening of Educational Clas-es.—
At the Pennsylvania Railroad Young
Men's Christian Association to-night
the fall term of night schools will
start. Increased attendance is ex
nected. The chairman of the edu
cational committee. C. H. Mendenhall,
has received many inquiries and an
ticipates a record enrollment. The
curriculum will include stenography,
typewriting, business arithmetic. Eng
lish. spelling, shop arithmetic, mathe
matics and mechanical drawing.
School quarters have been enlarged
and this educational opportunity is
open to both members of the associa
tion and nonmembers who are em-
by the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Tietrciichineiit Hits Clerks.—Seven |
Pennsylvania Railroad clerks were fur
loughed to-day until further notice.
The clerks were employed at DE, Ma
clay street, GI and Enola. One assist
ant yard master employed at the Penn
sylvania Railroad station at night was
Railroaders Want Food Centers.—A
resolution urging President Woodrow
Wilson to establish food centers
throughout the United States was
passed by members of the Rrotherhood
of Federated Railway Employes last
Jiight. The meeting was held in
AVhite's Hall and was presided over by
IV. IT. Pierce, president.
Tempt the appetite,
please the taste and
nourish the body.
Crisp, clean and fresh,
Round, thin, tender—
with a delightful flavor
—appropriate for lunch
eon, tea and dinner,
Made of the finest
to perfection. The
food. 10 cents.
Buy biscuit baked by
Alway? look for that Name.
! MAY BE INCREASED
Inter-state Commission Intimates
How Cash Can Be Raised
if Taken Up Soon
Special to The Telegraph
Washington. D. C„ Sept. 14.—Au
thorization of rates that will yield
probably more than $55,000,000 an
nually can be had by the eastern rall
■onds for the asking. Unofficial state
ments show that to be the attitude of
Ihe Interstate Cotnme.rce Commis
The commission, as a body, nor the
■ commissioners, as individuals, can do
: no more than hint that the condition
| produced by the war is such that the
j formalities required by law will be re
duced to a minimum, so far as the
element of time Is concerned.
The sum mentioned is the amount it
was generally estimated would have
been added to the revenues of the rail
j roads had the decision In the 5 per
; cent, case been exactly as desired by
the railroads. Increased rates will be
I allowed upon application on feed in
'• sacks or barrels, oats in bulk. Hour,
I including buckwheat and rye, hay in
| bales, paper, wood pulp, agricultural
implements, dressed, dry or salted
meats, petroleum produuets, sugar in
barrels, shelled corn in bulk, copper in
all forms, packing house products, pig
lead, spelter, salt in sacks, soda ash
and bleach, cattle, corn syrup, cotton,
tobacco, hogs, sheep, beer and empty
Ve\v Reservoir at Tipton. —A reser
voir with a capacity of 1.000.000,000
gallons is to be built by the Pennsyl
vania Railroad at the headwaters of
Tipton Run. in Antis township. Blair
No War Discussions. —Notices have
been posted in trainmen's waiting
rooms along the liens of the Pennsyl
vania Railroad prohibiting \tfnr dis
Test Plant Complete.—After being
in course of erection for a year the
$ SO.OOO concrete building which the
Pennsylvania Railroad planned to
house the testing, laboratory and elec
trical departments at Altoona 1s ready
for occupancy and the work of moving
into it has begun. The big and costly
machinery for the testing of couplers,
brakes, steel bars and heavy materials
is located in the basement and on the
first floor. One machine is capable of
the crushing pressure of 1,000,000
pounds. It is also used for determin
ing the lifting strength of car con
Bruketnan Hurt in Fall.—D. W. Gil
bert. 140S Zarker street, a brakeman
on the Pennsylvania railroad, received
a fracture of the right leg at Cone
wago Saturday night when he fell from
a car. He was removed to the Har
: rlsburg Hospital, where his fracture
I was treated.
Standing of the Crews
HARRISBI RG M|l>i;
I'hilndelphin Division— lol crew first
t'l go after I p. m.: 114, 112, 120. 110, 126.
123, 121, 105, 101. 10S. 111, 125.V
Engineers for 101, 118.
Firemen for 105, 107, 112, 114, 126.
Conductor for 105.
Flagman for 104.
Brakeinen for 101 (two), 114, 120,
Engineers up: Smith, Crisswell, Davis,
Tennant, Hennecke, Smeltzer, Kelley,
McCauley, Madenfonl. Bissiager.
Speas, (ieoselv, Layman, Long, Buck,
Seitz, Streeper, Statler, Wolfe, Snow,
First. Minnich, Gallagher.
Firemen up: Penwell, Spring, Kegle
man, Busliey, Kestreves, Delmling,
Ithoads. Brunner, Davidson, Lantz,
Carr, Bleich, Horstlck.
Conductors up: Iloudeshcl, Itapp.
Flagmen up: Kochenour, Clark, Mel
Brakemen up: Burk, Jackson. Kope,
Dengler, Shultzberger, Ferguson,
House, Mclntyre, Hivner, Ripple. Bus
ser, Collins, Cox, Baltozer, Wiland,
Middle Division —23l crew flrst to go
after 1:30 p. m.: 21!'.
Preference: 8, 3, 1. 2, 7, 4, 9, 5, 10, 6.
Laid off: 19, 15.
Foreman for S.
Conductor for 5.
Brakeman for 5.
Engineers up: Willis. Free, Webster,
Havens, Mumma, Minnich, Garman,
Hertzler. Kugler. Wisslcr. Simontnn.
Firemen up: Simmons, Fritz, Schref
fter. Drewett. Lilian, Sheesley. Reeder,
Stouffer, Beacham. Poteiger, Buyer,
Zeiders. Wright, Fletcher.
Conductor up: Keys.
Flagman up; Jacobs.
Brakemen up: Werner, Kilgore, Ma
nilas, Kipp, Strouser, Kerwin, Spalir,
T'ipp, Heck. Schoffstall, Bolan, Reese,
Stahl, Kieffer. Bell, Fleck, Baker, Wen
crick. Kohli, Putt.
Yard Crews —Tn go after I p. m.:
F.ngineers for 306, 707. 1758, 1820.
Firemen for 707, 1255, 90.
Engineers up: Swab, Crist. Sftltsmail,
Kuhn. Snyder, Pelton, Shaver. Land Is,
Ho.vler. Beck, Barter, Biever, Blosser,
Rudy, Houser, Stahl, Meals.
Firemen up: Snell, Bartolet, Getty.
Hart, Barkey, Sheets. Bair, Kyde, Ney,
Myers, Boyle. Shipley, Sholter, Ulsh,
Bostdorf. Schiefer, Rauch. Lackey,
Philadelphia Division— 2s3 crew flrst
to go after 3:45 p. m.: 240, 235, 225. 210,
213. 20«. 231, 223. 244. 251. 21 2, 245, 219,
233. 227, 252. 224. 247, 249, 220, 205, 250.
Engineers for 225. 210. 231.
Conductors for 10, 12. 19, 30, 51.
Flagmen for 5, .25, 43. 52.
Brakemen for 12, 26, 35. 49
conductors up: Llngle, Eaton.
Flagmen up. Kroh. Brlnser, Harris,
Brakemen up: Hutton. Malseed, Rice,
Campbell, Summey. Deets. Keller, Long,
Stimellng. Wolfe. Lutz, Kone, Baker,
Harris. Vandllng, Taylor, Twlgg
Middle Division crew flrst to go
after 2:40 p. m.: 452. 243,
Laid off. 111. 119.
Hwrrishiirir Division —l' crew first to
go after 3:30 a. m.: 4. 24, 2, 3, 14. 12, 15,
7. in, 23, 22.
East bound, after 10:45 a. m.: 63, 56,
65, 57, 58, 67, 51. 52. 54, 60, 70, 79.
Conductor up: Philabaum.
Engineers tip: Rlchwine. Woods,
Carwford, Morrison. Fortney, Kittner,
Firemen up: Zukoswki, Palm. Chron
ister. Brown. Kelley. Longenecker,
Dowhower, Corl, Miller. King, Snader,
Bowers, Fulton. Anders.
Brakemen up: Troy. Epley. Kapp,
Holbert, Stephens, Hubler, Ely, Mumma,
McHenry. Smith. Resch.
A MAN IN THE CLUB WINDOW
Up from the Cauldron or the past.
Now that love's day Is nearly done.
Leap lips I loved and forms I clasped:
The frail, fair Daughter of the Sun:
Eyes blue and brown, and gay and
The creamy throat, the swarthy
The dancing nymph, the languid slave;
The soul of flame, the spirit weak.
I dream and I forget; they pass
Before my thought can count their
Mere shadows on a listless glass.
Mean memories and empty names.
They are the dim. phantasmal sprites,
(Stage plays of beauty, laughter,
That helped to speed forgotten nights—
Because I had and let him go.
But Someone Else, another shape,
Bemalns forever by me there,
Beyond all capture, all escape.
For my desire and my despair:
Bo them, the Daughters of the Sun,
The setting sun has gathered in,
And I remember only one:
The woman that I did not win.
—Reginald Wright KaulTman, in July
"KICKED IN DE FACE
BY GEMMAN FRIEN'"
[Continued From First Pngn]
[ sincerity and grasp of tho practical
| questions with which he will have to
deal as Governor of the Common
wealth. Regarding the retirement of
Dean Lewis, the third party candi
date, Dr. Brumbaugh said:
"I notice that my friend. William
Draper Lewis, has surrendered to the
Democratic party. I am sorry for
him. In his primary platform, he ve
hemently denounced both the old
parties. He decided to live in good
company all by himself. He declared
that the future welfare of this State
demanded that both parties be de
feated and his party of hope and
promise given office. Strange it is
that he has repudiated himself and
retired from the contest. It will be
Interesting to learn In due time how
he was made the victim of sordid and
"As for the fusion, I welcome it.
In the Progressive party are many
earnest, honest men who entered this
movement conscientiously, and who
will now find how basely they have
been betrayed. Surely these men will
never surrender their sincerity to ,loin
in this ignoble and unworthy scheme.
I stand here now to welcome them
back to the party that they once sup
ported. I assure them it will be a
privilege and a pleasure to have them
join with me in giving to the good
people of Pennsylvania as progres
sive, clean and capable an administra
tion of our affairs as can any party
in the world."
Perhaps the most serious phase of
the fusion scheme and which is turn
ing away many voters of the Wash
ington party is the fact that It is con
trary to the whole spirit of the new
primary law which was designed to
overcome boss rule in the selection
of candidates. It Is believed every
where that the plan from beginning to
end was financial; McCormlck was to
pay the expenses for whatever sup
port could be transferred by the
Washington par'y bosses.
licnis Glad to Quit
Much significance is given in polit
ical circles to the comment of the
Philadelphia Record on the retire
ment of Lewis in favor of McCormlck.
As the spokesman for the Democrats
of Pennsylvania the Record says:—
It Is not at all surprising that
Dean Lewis. who was nominated by
the Bull Moosers for Governor, and
who helped to frame a platform
viciously denunciatory of the Demo
cratic administration and Demo
cratic policies, has decided to with
draw, and no one has any right to
question his desire to support the
Democratic candidate for Governor.
The effort to keep the Bull Moose
alive without the stimulus of run
ning Mr. Roosevelt as Its candidate
for something has failed in Penn
sylvania. as It has in other States,
and as. It was bound to fail with
out the continued supply of cash so
lavishly used here two years ago.
Mr. L.ewis has been in many parts
of the State In an effort to put the
needed life into a machine that
needed more oiling than he was able
to give it. and. discovering the
hopelessness of his candidacy, has
The Record intimates that the fol
lowers of will not follow him
into the Democratic camp. "But re
gardless of what the Bull Moosers
may do," says the Record, "the Demo
crats of Pennsylvania ought to be en
couraged by their floundering and the
strategy they think they are exercis
ing in an effort to make Mr. Roose
velt the Republican candidate for
president in 1916."
The Record also says if it .could
he proven that there was an under
standing between Mr. Palmer or Mr.
McCormlck on this action "there
would be general disgust over the
professions of sincerity of all con
cerned." In their primary campaign,
it is pointed out, both Palmer and
McCormick "represented themselves
as the special exponents of the ad
ministration of President Wilson, and
the bosses of the Roosevelt branch
of the Republican party are among
the most violent and most unfair of
the critics of the Wilson administra
The Record broadly hints that Dean
Lewis withdrew because he discovered
the hopelessness of his candidacy, and
then proceeds to say: "If he and the
other remnants of the Bull Moose
fiasco really want to insure the defeat
of Penrose * * * why don't they
do It by making Mr. IMnchot get out
of the race • * * in favor of A.
Perhaps the most drastic comment
on the surrender of Lewis to the
Democratic bosses is the following
from the independent Philadelphia
"The antics of the Washington
party would spice the most laughable
vaudeville. Dean Lewis now gushes
forth with burning words of fulsome
praise of the Democratic candidate
for Governor, when only a few weeks
ago the Dean drew a platform, and.
over his signature, alluded to the
Democrats as follows: 'The Demo
cratic party as an instrument to ac
complish either immediate or perma
nent results Is impossible. Weakened
as it.is by internal dissensions, it can
not hope to command the full party
strength at the election. The Wash
ington party is the only channel
through which machine rule can be
"This opinion of the Democratic
party sixty days ago was reinforced
by the doughty champions of Dean
Lewis in their State platform, in which'
they alluded to Mr. McCormick and
his party in the following raucous
We condemn the declared policy
of the Democratic party—tariff for
revenue only. Confessedly the pres
ent Democratic tariff Is only the
first step in the program of reduc
tion. meant eventually to wipe out
every vestige of the protection
principle from our tariff. This
policy we regard as a grave men
ace. » • •
The Washington party stands for
protection. • • •
We condemn the Democratic Ad
ministration for surrendering the
efficiency of civil and diplomatic
service to the clamor of Democrats
hungry for spoils. '
We particularly condemn the use
of the Federal patronage In Penn
sylvania to build up the Democratic
machine in this State.
"It is altogether a screaming farce.
Stripped of veneer and insincerity, it
reminds one of the old colored wom
an who was evading the cross-ques
tioning of a Philadelphia doctor seek
ing to discover the nature of her in
jury. Finally in reply to his question
she admitted she had been hit 'wid an
object.' 'Was it large?' 'Tol'able
large.' 'Was it hard or soft?' 'Tol'-
able hard.' 'Was It coming fast or
slow?' 'Tol'able fast.' And then, her
patience" exhausted, she exclaimed:
'To tell de truf, doctah, ah was just
nach'ly kicked in de face by a gem
"In the end It will dawn upon the
few heroic Washlngtonians yet cling
ing to the raft that 'dey was just
nach'ly kicked in de face by a gem
man frlen!' "
Gilford Still Circulates
As showing how the game is re
garded outside Pennsylvania the New
York Sun says Palmer and McCor
mlck "had to defend themseives at
once from the charge or suspicion of
an alliance with the Rull Moose rem
nant. They had to deny that they had
any hand in or. Intention of fusion.
HXRRISBURG BSBb TELEGRAPH
OR. ALBRIGHT TELLS
OP U. D. GROWTH
Middletown Pastor Addresses Big
Gathering at Neffsville, Lan
The growth of the United Breth
ren Church from a little meeting in
the barn of n Lancaster county farm
er nearly 150 pears ago to its present
enrollment of over 315,000 members
with its Sunday school enrollment of
.'190,000 and owning church property
worth more than thirteen million dol
lars, was traced by tint Rev. Dr. I. H.
Albright, paslor of the First United
Brethren Church at Middletown and
historical secretary of the Kast Penn
sylvania conference, at an address at
Neffsville, l.ancaster county, Satur
The address was delivered at the
anmiiil memorial meeting in the barn
on tlie old Isaac Long- farm now own
ed by Jacob R. l.andis, a descendant.
It was in this barn on Whit Sunday
in 17*>fi that a .big meeting of mem
bers of Lutheran, Reformed, Mcnnon
ite and Ornish churches was held un
der the leadership of the Rev. Martin
Behm, of Lancaster, and the Rev.
William Otterbein, of York. The or
ganization of the United Brethren
Church resulted from the meeting. At
the memorial services Saturday hun
dreds of churchmen from Lancaster,
Lebanon and York counties paid trib
ute to the memories of the church
The Rev. Dr. Albright said the first
regular annual conference of the
church was not held until the year
1800, the first class was not regularly
organized until some years later, and
the first general conference was not
held until the year 1815. The church,
he said, has grown until to-day forty
three annual conferences, 315,000
members. 3,400 churches, 1,118 par
sonages. property valued at more than
J13,000.000. Sunday schools, 3,380 with
an enrollment of 390,000 scholars.
Steelton Stough Meeting
Draws Many Hundreds
A mass meeting In the interests of
the Stoiu'h evangelistic campaign will
he held in Centenary United Brethren
Church ne>Jt Sunday .afternoon. The
principal speaker will be Professor
Ellenberger, of the Sunbury High
Yesterday campaign addresses were
made in Centenary Church by John
E. Musser and J. E. Herrold, of Sha
mokin. During the coming week cot
tage player meetings in the interest
of the campaign will be held as fol
lows: Tuesday evening, at the homes
of J. W. Barrlck, 4.' South Fourth
street: - Earl Kelle.v, 363 Myers street:
Charles Jacoby, 30" South Second
street; Friday evening, at homes of J.
W. Barrick, James Miller, 339 South
Second street: John Nunemaker, 205
September 24 has been selected as
the date of the first annual public
reception tjo the new members of
Centenary United Brethren Church.
This affair, which was originated by
the Rev. A. K. Wier, will be held in
the auditorium of Centenary Church.
During the conference year, which
ends September 31,' sixty-six new
members have been added to the
church enrollment. A committee of
eleven members is now arranging a
program for the affair.
| Joseph Wise has tendered bis resig
nation as a member of the Highspire
council. He assigned no reason for
his action. At the meeting Friday
night the Highspire council appro
priated SIOO to the Highspire Fire
Company and granted the company
permission to attend the convention
In Harrlsburg. President Ulrich an
pninted Councilmen Shelley, Hoover
and Leidigh to represent Highspire at
the Home Rule League meeting in
Harrisburg, September Hi.
In fact, 4he Bull Moose situation in
Pennsylvania is delightfully comic.
The Lewis campaign was hopeless. Ap
parently negotiations for Mr. Lewis's
abdication were in progress at Saga
more Hill some weeks ago, though the
fact was denied. Mr. Lewis's plat
form was full of jabs at Mr. Wilson's
administration and at the Democratic
performances and program."
* • •
"The platform of Mr. MrCormick Is
as generous in praise of the adminis
tration and Democratic policies as the
Progressive platform was in censure.
Ttie swift genius of the Colonel has
revolved rapidly from pole to pole.
"Meanwhile, that beautiful and
blameless woodlander, the Hon. Gif
ford Pinchot, who is,as likely to be
come a Senator as Dean Lewis was to
become Governor, is still in circula
"In some mysterious way, hidden
from common men. the abdication of
Lewis is to serve the cause of virtue
and injure Mr. Penrose. To the un
initiated it looks merely as if the
Colonel were still persuaded that he
can run against the war."
McC<vrniick anil Lewis Deal
That it is an impossible fusion is
the conclusion of t,he Philadelphia
Evening Telegraph, which says:—
"The withdrawal of William Draper
Lewis as the Washington party candi
date for Governor Is chiefly significant
as a confession of the, utter hopeless
ness of that party's cause. That hope
lessness was made evident by the vote
of the primaries.
"All that he can still control of the
fragments of the Washington party
in the State have been handed over
by ex-Senator Fllnn for the use of the
Democrats. He has wearied of the
noble and uplifting work of under
writing the party, and unloads on the,
most convenient murket. The Demo
cratic candidate for Governor has'
plenty of money, and as his lavish use '
of it in the primaries has shown, is
willing to spend it.
"This so-called fusion has long been
incubating. The Democratic bosses
have not given the Washington party
bosses any rest on the subject for
weeks. The Washington party candi
date for Governor and the Democratic '
candidate for Governor 'have con- 1
ferred frequently and have had an
understanding,' to quote from a re
ported explanation of Dr. Lewis. When
Fllnn and McCormick and Lewis were
all In town the job was fixed.
"This deal is a betrayal of every
one who was sincere in his adherence
to the Washington party. There were
still some such left in spite of the fact
that so many of the rank and file dis
covered the insincerity of the leaders
long ago and returned to the Repub
lican ranks. It is a betrayal of the
Washington party platform, which
condemns the policies of the Demo
Many other important and influen
tial newspapers take the same view
of the fusion deal, which is regarded
as a flagrant violation of party I
CHICKEN AND WAFFLES
Steclton Association Plans Out
ing at Linglestown
Elaborate arrangements are be
ing made for the first outing of the
members of the Steelton Merchants'
Association, who With their wives will
hold a chicken and waffle supper at
Linglestown Thursday evening.
To date about sixty-five member#
have signified their Intention of join
ing the outing and the committee in
charge has arranged to have a spe
cial car run over the lines of the
llarrisbnrg Railways Company direct
t" Linglestown. All the members who
intend to take the trip have been di
rected to bring their wives and friends
and meet at the offices of the llarris
bnrg Light and Power Company, North
Front street, at H. 30 to take a car at
K. 40 for Linglestown.
All the arrangements for the af
fair are In charge of a committee con
sisting of Aft J. Kane, W. F. McGinnls
and W. IT. McNear. This committee
has arranged to have a stringed or
chestra to furnish music during the
39 Baldwin Members Have
Died Since Organization
Baldwin Commandery, 108, Knights
of Malta, have completed elaborate ar
rangements for a program of sor
row and memorial service, to be held
in the commandery rooms this evening
Thirty-nine members of the local
commandery have died since its or
ganization. The Rev. A. K. Wier, pas- ;
tor . ot' Centenary United Brethren
Church, will be the principal speaker.
Sir Charles Helm, prelate of the com
mandery, will be in charge of the me
morial service and Sir A. B. Stouffer
will direct the choir. Families of the
deceased members will be represent
ed and many out-of-town Maltas will
be present, a large delegation from
llarrisburg having accepted an invita
tion to participate In the services.
HAVE "BALKY" ENGINE
The engine of the Hartman-Grun
den aeroplane, in which Raymond
Hartman and Fred Grunden, two
youths, had planned to fly this week,
has been sent away for repairs. Grun
den explained this morning that it
would take about three weeks before
they would be able to make any
flights. He stated that he and Hart
man had purchased the aeroplane
without the financial assistance of M.
S. Hershey, as reported.
STEEL/TON SNAP SHOTS
Council Meets To-night.—The post
poned monthly meeting of Steelton
borough council will be held this
Postpone Clinrlly Meeting. —On ac
count of the council meeting, the
meeting of the Steelton Associated
Charities board scheduled for this
evening has been postponed until next
Charges Nonsupport. —At a hearing
before Squire Gardner this morning
Charles Boker, 317 Conestoga street,
was sent to jail in default of ball, to
answer charges of nonsupport brought
by his wife. Susie.
JOSEPH HUMMEL DIES
Joseph B. Hummel died last even
ing at his home, 303 Swats ra street,
from a complication of diseases, lie
is survived by his wife. Belle, and the
following children: Mrs. John Eynon,
llarrisburg; Miss Janette Pearl, at
home, and Ralph 10., of Cirlisie. Fu
neral services will be held at the home,
Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The
Rev. Or. M. P. Hocker, pas'tor of St.
John's Lutheran Church, will officiate
and burial will be made In the Bald
win Cemetery. Services will be pri
vate and the relatives have requested
that flowers be omitted. Mr. Hummel
was born In Hummelstown .and came
to Steelton twenty-eight, years ago.
For the past twenty years he has been
watchman at the Steelton Nntional
TO OPEN lIIGHSPIRE STREET
Paul G. Smith, Karl Steward and
E. Clark Cowden were appointed a
board of viewers by tlte Dauphin
County Court to-day to report upon
the poening and grading of Second
strete from Commerce to Railroad
street, Highspire. The borough coun
' oil recently passed an ordinance open
ing the street, but satisfactory terms
could not be made with the owners of
a triangular strpi of ground along Sec
ond street which "must be taken over
by the borough. The viewers will
meet at 10 o'clock, October 8, to look
over the ground.
SAFE ON THE I.ORAINE
N. S. Fencil has received a wireless
telegram from his son, C. B. Fencil,
who with his wife have been touring
in Europe for several months, saying
that they were aboard the Loralne
and expected to land in New York yes
Edward Ltidwlg, South Front street,
Is spending the dsy at Llsburn.
i Barry Orth Is on a motor trip to Bal
Barry Maurer and Abe Sharosky will
spend Sunday In Halifax.
Mrs. Harry Jemmlson, of Carlisle,
was the guest of Mrs. J. P. ftussell,
B»- William F. Kirk
"It's awful the way that folks talk
Said Mrs. Mehltahel Spud;
"It's hard enough going to carry our
Without glttin' covered with mud.
I know Sally Jenkins has got a bad
And think that her brother's a
X know that Jake Lee stole some
chickens from me —
But why should I tell It around?
"It's true that the Langdons don't pay
up their bills.
And can't get no credit no more;
I know that insurance helped Emily
The time she set fire to her store.
There's lots of mean stories that
spring out of jokes
When people can't keep their
It's awful the way some folks talk
And it makes me so mad I could
CASTOR! A For Infants and ChHdnn. B»Rrs tn®
The Kind You Haw Always Bought Bign r re^^^^k
SEPTEMBER 14, 1914.
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A PIPE o' VELVET is a great
teacher. When a
man's smokin' he ain't
: called on to talk so .
much. He gets a
: chance to listen some. "
No tobacco surpasses VELVET as a promoter of reflec
tion and concentrated thinking. This Kentucky Burley
de Luxe, with the aged-in-the-wood mellowness and
without a trace of bite, truly deserves its name "The
Smoothest Smoking Tobacco." 10c tins and 5c metal
lined ba S s - t
i ir—ini—ii i-*]
BE LOOKED OVER
'State Zoologist Sends Out Men to
Go Over More Than a
months. The llrst inspection was be-
Kun six years ago, and visits to or
cahrds have shown marked improve
ment through the adoption of modern
methods of combatting tree peats.
"This inspection will be to see the
effect of the war on pests andto give
advice to owners as to the best means
of increasing their yield. It is es
pecially for the farmers and owners
of small orchards," said Zoologist
Surface this afternoon. "Our inspec
tors will fit in the time as far-as pos
sible when scouring the State visiting
county fairs, for which they are in
great demand. We find that we must
have men at many of the agricultural
exhibitions to give advice to fruit
growers, who are bringing in speci
mens of fruit to (ind out what they
should do to improve it."
Hunters Hit.—Reports received at
the office of the State Game Commis
sion to-day indicated that violations
of the State hunters' license law had
been occurring in the neighborhood
of Philadelphia and that severals ar
rests had been made. The reports
showed that the hunters contended
that they did not think they should
get licenses to hunt early in the Fall.
Nlncrease Filed. Tin- Warren
Street Railway Company has filed no
tice of increase »V its capital from
$200,000 to $375,000.
To Hesnme. • The State Economy
and Efficiency Commission will re
sume sittings here this week, having
spent three weeks in visiting State
institutions of various classes to obtain
information as to the operation of the
State government away from the cap
Rule on Rates.—The Public Service
Commission has given an opinion to
the effect that the rates charged by
the Olenslde Water Company to con
sumers at Glenside, which is located
across the Schuylkill river from the
city of Reading, are not excessive or
unreasonably high. For the year end
ing June 3011 1!>14, there was a deficit
of $457.2fi. The. commission orders,
however, that the company must take
precaution to furnish an adequate sup
ply of water; to devise some plan to
prevent the preezlng of the pipe; to
flush the fireplugs at Glenside at least
once every Spring and Fall; to notify
the consumers of any break in the
machinery or any interruption in the
service, and to keep a record during
the month of January, 191!>, which
will show for each day of the month
the baximutn and minimum height of
water in the standplpe. A copy of
this record is to be sent to the com
County's Payment. —Dauphin coun
ty to-day paid $2lO to the State
Treasury as Income from the first sales
of hunters' licenses for 1914.
On Way From Denver. Auditor
General A. W. Powell to-day tele-
Kraphed from St. that he was on
his return from the National Tax Con
ference in Denver.
Committee to Meet. —The commit
tee on electoral code will meet this
week to take tip the proposed code,
which is to he submitted to the In
Hoard to Resunu*. —The State Board
of Property will resume sessions with
in a few weeks and some applications
for islands will he acted upon.
Granted tliarter. A charter for
consolidation of the boroughs of
Hazle Dell and Ellwood City under
the name of the latter has been
HEARD Off THK "HILT/'
—Governor Tener returned from the
—Attorney General Bell will be
here to-morrow after his vacation
—J. P. Whltmworth, "f the State
Department, has been visiting in Kit
—Dr. B. P. Ro.ver has returned from
Philadelphia and eastern counties.
—Milton R Tarney has been ap
pointed a special ofheer of the Penn
sylvania Railroad for Blair county.
—A. L Martin, director of Insti
tutes, is making addresses at county
fairs this week.
SONG OF THE SEA
Great is the Yacht Reporter now,
He has much space and lots of pay;
He cometh in from' Sandy Hook
And serves trial races up this way:
"With rail awash she crossed the line
I And beat up to the windward fine.
With sheets belayed, all snug: and taut
She had a gentle list to port.
She jockeyed to a starboard tack
And then again to port came back.
They kept her headed south by north,
And, flying through a sea of froth,
It could be seen her topmost stays
Had buckled in two dlf'rent ways—
She pointed up to three degrees.
And threw her gaskets to the breeze;
The finish was a sight to see,
Corrected time, 3—33,"
The Yacht reporter likes technique,
As does the baseball man;
|To many, though/ it may be Greek;
Tt tickleth the Fan.
I THIN KIN*
Thinkln' refresh in' thought, like rain
In summer time,
i W hen ground's been dry for the long
est while and suddenly beats the
of the silver, palpitant rain, and the
cool wind over it hlows,
And that's the loveliest kind of
thought that the human intellect
Thinkin' tenderer things to say and to
do for the one
Who waits all day in the dream of the
years as they dance and run
Along on their feet of dew, and your
own cheek colors like hers
Thinkln' of love that way till your
whole heart trembles and stirs.
Thinkln' cool places of rest away from
j the heat and stir
Of the streets of the city that buzz
with that sleepless, eternal whirr
Of spindle and loom and thread, and
over you trees and vine's.
And the delicate blooms and the grass
and the far sea that sings and
The advantage of a guar
antee on roofing lies in the
fact that you can call upon
the manufacturer to make
good if the roofing falls
down. But no guarantee
should be accepted unless
it is made by a concern of
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is guaranteed five years for 1-ply,
ten years for 2-ply and fifteen
years for 3-ply, and our guarantee
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Stagnation la All Countries, Wot
Insuring This Security.
One of the
questions of the day relates to ,
the extent to which a govern
ment should interfere in the af
fairs of business. The success
ful man has always had to run
the risk of attack. Safety from
unreasonable Interference by
government or attack by others
leads the ambitious man *on to
his greatest exertions. In somo
countries, as in parts of /Asia,
government rapacity has'made
it dangerous for a man to ac
quire anything beyond his bare
necessities. In such a society,
nothing but poverty and busi
ness stagnation can exist. •, '
Governmental intervention in
the affairs of business should
extend only over such things as
are necessary for fair publicity
and truthful statements. Under
such a government, business se
curity Is at its best. Individual
ity and Initiative are encour
aged; the country Is progressive,
and its future prosperity Is well
guarded. But as soon as legis
lation begins to deprive the pro
ducer of a square deal, or wlier*
business is "regulated" by peo
ple without the experience and
necessary training, business se
curity will be transformed Into
business depression. A govern
ment should be limited to Its
natural functions of Just and
reasonable legislation for the
greatest good of the greatest
number of people, and should
never show favors In order to
"catch votes" or to secure cam
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