Mr. and Mrs. Rufus McCord Enter
tain in Honor of W. S. Essick,
Harrisburg Rotary members were de
lightfully entertained last evening- by
blr. and Mrs. WUliam Rufus McCord at
their home, in Bellevue Park, at a re
ception given in honor of William 8.
w Essick, the club president. Mrs. James
F. Bullitt assisted Mrs. McCord in re
ceiving, and the Rev. Dr. Bullitt made
a very excellent presentation of the
causes and conditions leading up to the
present war in Europe.
During the evening Thompson Mar
tin sang several tenor solos and
George Chambers, of Wormleysburg,
recited. Refreshments were served.
The feature of the evening was an
auction of articles contributed by mem
bers and so wrapped that their con
tents were not apparent Mercer B.
Tate WHS auctioneer, and demonstrated
his ability as a coin extractor by sell
ing George Bogar two cigars for $1.20.
and various other valuables at prices
equally reasonable. Somebody gave
City Clerk Charles A. Miller a loaded
cigar and when the explosion took
place he yelled that the Germans were
coming, and hid behind a door.
An interesting story by Dr. Bullitt
related the naming of Bellevue, and of
its original settlement by a German
nobleman, who named all the country
roundabout Bellevue. because he said
the scenery in the vicinity of Harris
burg was the most beautiful in the
Official Statement From
Berlin Says That Battle
Line Has Been Extended
By Associated Press
Berlin, Oct. 7, via Amsterdam and
London, 11.55 A. M.—The following
official communication was given out
by the headquarters staff of the Ger
man army the evening of October 6:
"Continuous French outflanking
movements against our right wing
have extended the battle front until it
is now north of Arras.. West of Lille
and west of Lens, (nine miles north
east of Arras) our advance guards are
in touch with the enemy's cavalry.
"No decision yet has been reached
in in our counter attacks along the
line between Array, Albert and Roye.
"The situation remains unchanged
along the battle front between the
Olse and the Meuse in teh vicinity of
Yerdune and in Alsace-Lorraine.
"There is no news from Antwerp.
"In the eastern theater of the war
the Russians advancing "against East
Prussia through the province of Su
walki have been checked. We have
been successful in our attack against
the enemy near the town of Suwalkl.
his movement began yesterday.
Rusarian Poland our troops on
> ■: ' er 4 dislodged a Russian brigade
of the Garde fusilliers from an en
trenched position between Opatow
and Ostrowiec. The Russians lost
3,000 prisoners and several machine
"There was an engagement October
5 in the vicinity of Radom between
our forces and two divisions and a
half of Russian cavalry together with
Portions of the Ivangerod reserves.
The enemy was repulsed and driven
back on Ivangerod.
Three German Vessels
Said to Have Been Sunk
By Associated Press
F- Tokio, Oct 7, 6.30 P. M.—The be
lief was expressed at the war office
to-day that the German cruiser Cor
moran and two other German gun
shots had been sunk in Kiao Chow
The Japanese army has occupied
the Shan-Tung railroad as far west
Von Kluck Attempts
to Outflank Allies
By Associated Press
London, Oct. 7.—The conflict along
the rivers of Northern France, al
though now in its twenty-sixth day,
shoys fewev signs of an early end than
it did two days ago.
Then General Von Kluck appeared
dangerously threatened by the envel
oping movement of the allied armies.
To-day that resourceful German com
nander, having obtained from an un
known quarter heavy reinforcements
apparently is engaged in his turn, in
attempting to outflank the French and
Kingsley A. Price, of
New York Life, Dies
Following a brief illness Kingsley A.
Price, 2 7 years old, 2015 North Second
street, cashier of the New York Life
Insurance Company, died suddenly at
the Harrisburg Hospital last evening
at 9 o'clock.
Mr. Price was stricken Several weeks
ago while on a business trip to Mer
cersburg. He was brought to this
city and later taken to Philadelphia,
where physicians believed an operation
necessary. His condition too weak
ened to stand an immediate operation,
he returned home. Several days ago
he was stricken again and was taken
to the hospital.
Born at Grand Junction, Col., Mr.
Price spent his early boyhood and
youth on a ranch. He was a name
sake of Darwin G. Kingsley, president
of the New York Life Insurance Com
pany. He was sent to Harrisburg
about four years ago. llis wife, an
infant daughter, father, mother, two
brothers and two sisters survive.
The funeral will be held to-morrow
afternoon at 4 o'clock from his late
residence, the Rev. Dr. John D. Fox,
pastor of Grace Methodist Church,
officiating. The body will be taken
to Bloomfleld, N. J., Friday morning,
where further services will be held
and burial made.
MRS. ANNA REBECCA STEEVER
Mrs. Anna Rebecca Steever, aged
75, died at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Lillie Sturgeon, 510 North street,
this morning. She was a member of
the Pine Street Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are the following children:
Mrs. Lillie Sturgeon, Mrs. Susan Fa
gen. Mrs. Katie Neal. Mrs. Elizabeth
Doan, Miss Mary Steever, John W
Robert F. and George W. Steever. The
funeral services will be held Saturday
afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will
be made in th» Harrisburg Cemetery.
SHOVES HEAD THROUGH WINDOW
Not knowing that the window was
closed, Dan, the colored waiter of the
Social Club, 306 Market street, this
morning shoved his head through the
pane, slightly damaging the gla-ss. He
was in a hurry to view an Incoming
fire company. His head Is badly cut
CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE
Chicago, 111., Oct. 7.—Board of Trade
XVheat December, 1.07%: May,
Corn—December. 67; May, 69%.
Oats—December. 48: May, 51'*.
l>ard—October. 9.40; January, 9.70.
Ribs—October. 10.65; January, 9.72.
WEDNESDAY EVENING, HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH OCTOBER 7, 1914.
SHOP A! FACTORY
Thousand-voice Choir Organization I
Nearing Completion; 164
As the time for the
f actual opening of the i
tabernacle approaches ■
members of the musio
, -> committee have re-
C* 1 Jut doubled their efforts
jt MBM to recruit a choir of
v* r 'Mi- more than 1,000
voices. Last evenliig
- 1 executive com
-1 WhLl' mlttee learned that i
nearly 1,000 had al
ready volunteered in
addition to many In
strumentallsts for the
Neighborhood prayer meetings were
held In 164 homes last evening. Meet
ings will again be held Friday night. 1
It is planned by leaders to unite the ]
meetings of the First and Second i
wards and hold them In St. Paul's
Three simultaneous shop meetings ]
were held at noon to-day. At the i
Relly street shops Homer Black, of
the Young Men's Christian Asso
ciation, spoke. "Billy" Shannon had
charge of the meeting at the Summer
dale shops. Miss Josephine Colt was
the speaker at a meeting held at the
Blough Manufacturing Company. All :
were well attended.
Mass meetings in the interest of the
neighborhood prayer meetings were
held this afternoon at 3 o'clock In
Westminster Presbyterian Church and
in the Maclay Street Church of God.
"Billy" Shannon and Miss Colt both
spoke at each meeting.
Presbyterian Cleric Meets. —The first
Fall meeting of the Presbyterian Cleric
of Harrisburg and vicinity was held
in the Y. M. C. A. yesterday after
noon. The Rev. Harvey Klaer. of
Covenant Preshyterlan Church, read a
paper on "The Second Coming of
Christ." After the meeting the Rev.
Dr. George. M. Reed, of Newville, en
tertained the members at dinner.
U. B. Conferem-©.—For a confer
ence upon denominational problems
and policies, a meeting of the churches
of the United Brethren in Christ of
this city has been called by Dr. D. D.
Lowery, conference superintendent.
The meeting will be held next Wednes
day evening at 7.45 o'clock in the First
United Brethren Church, Boas and
EVANGELICAL CONFERENCE TO
MEET IX YORK IX 1916
Chicago. 111., Oct. 7.—A motion to
limit the time that Evangelical clergy
men may occupy one pastorate to five
years was voted down to-day by the
United Evangelical Church Confer
ence at Barrlngton, Til. The confer
ence voted to hold- its next meeting in
1916 in York, Pa.
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street, right resting in North Second
Seventh Division—Form in Calder
street, right resting In North Second
Eighth Division—Form in Broad
street, right resting in North Second
Ninth Division—Form in Cumber
land street, right resting in North
Tenth Division Form in Herr
street, right resting In North Second
Eleventh Division Form in Boas
street, right resting in North Second
Twelfth Division—Form in Forster
street, right resting in North Second
Thirteenth Division Form in
Briggs street, right resting in North
Fourteenth Division Form in
North street, right resting in North
Chief marshal's headquarters will
be at 420 Market street. Room No. 1,
second floor, until 11.30 a. m. After
11.30 at 126 Broad street.
Division marshals will report as
soon as they have arrived at place of
Aids can secure their badges at
Rules For Paraders
Parade will move promptly at 1.30
All divisions are expected to be In
their place of formation at 1 o'clock.
Any division not at its place of for
mation at proper time to take its place
in line of march, will lose its position
and the next division will take its
All companies shall march at least
four abreast and each line shall be
six feet apart.
A space of twenty-five feet shall
Positively no drilling in the line of
No vehicles of any character will
be allowed In the line except those at
the head r>f line for the city officials
and officers of the State Association.
Marshals are requested to keep out
of line all persons who may be so in
discreet as to become intoxicated.
Marshals are requested to not allow
dancing or any funny antics in the line
Marshals are requested to request
all persons to refrain from smoking
in line of parade.
All companies are expected to not
fall out of line until after they have
passed the reviewing stand.
The parade will be reviewed by the
chief marshal and his staff at review
ing stand in Front street near South
Says Love of Fine
Clothes Is One Cause
of the Girl Problem
In a paper on "The Solution of the
Delinquent Girl Problem," read be
| fore the Association of the Directors
I of the Poor, Charities and Corrections
of Pennsylvania, at Carlisle yesterday,
Mrs. Elsie V. Mlddleton, secretary of
r the Harrisburg Children's Aid, de
clared the question practically defied
, She says the problem is one of the
5 most important facing the country
, to-day. It is caused largely by a girl's
innate love of fine clothes and amuse-
ments. Mrs. Mlddleton asserted that
' a corps of highly bred social workers,
a system of preventive preliminary
and parental work in the homes would
do much toward the solution of de
TWO CARS COLLIDE
Two street cars collided at North
and Capital streets this morning, when
both attempted to round the corner
at the same time. Both cars were
Commissioners Lynch, Bowman
and Taylor Say This Is Real
Point of Controversy
Behind Mayor John K. Royal's per
sistent objection to granting Patrol
man Andrew E. Murphy a hearing on
charges of drinking on duty, insobor
dlnatlon, etc.. In the fear that the move
may really be a "frame-up" to retain
the officer, according to City Commis
sioners Lynch, Taylor and Bowman.
"After the effort to have the Mayor
grant Murphy a hearing Monday fail
ed, we—Messrs. Lynch and Bowman
and myself—went In /and conferred
with Mr. Royal, and tried to urge htm
again to give the officer a chance to be
heard In his own defense," declared
Commissioner M. Harvey Taylor in the
presence of Mes&re. Lynch and Bow
"Wo asked him frankly why he
wouldn't give Murphy a hearing and
he told us that he believed we—the
three of us—were planning & 'frame
What Do You Mean, Frame-up?
" 'What do you mean by a 'frame
up?' we asked him."
" 'Why,' he said, 'I thought this was
a scheme to keep Murphy on to please
the committee of Moose and Eagles
who came to see you about it.' We
told him." went on Mr. Taylor, "that
we had not been visited by any com
mittees and had not been consulted
with in any way at all and we asked
the Mayor why he declared these
committees came to see us."
" 'Why,' said he, 'I Just surmised
that they did.' "
" 'Why?' we insisted."
" 'Because.' said he, 'they came, too,
to see me.' "
Commissioners Bowman and Lynch
who heard Mr. Taylor's talk corro
borated this statement.-
The Possible Developments
Just what will develop at the meet
ing of council Tuesday when Mayor
Royal's report In writing of the results
of his investigation relative to the con
duct of Murphy and the officer's de
fense, will be received has municipal
circles on tip toe with expectancy.
That Commissioners Lynch, Bow
man and Taylor are perfectly willing
to support the Mayor In his desire
to dismiss Murphy, has been Indicated
by each of them repeatedly from time
to time since the question was first
opened In council. All they have In
sisted upon, however, is that Murphy
be given a chance to defend himself
on the charge in question.
Why? Mr. Mayor, Why?
.The Mayor declares he has heard
Murphy on previous occasions and
that part of his punishment was the
threat that if he committed the of
fense again, he would be dismissed.
On the floor of council yesterday aft
ernoon Commissioner Taylor hinted at
some other reason.
"Why don't you really tell why you
don't want to give this man a hearing.
Mayor?" asked the park head. What
is the REAL reason?"
"Why shouldn't I be permitted to
conduct the affairs of the department
of which I am head?" demanded the
Mayor. "If council Is going to run
my department then 1 might just as
well quit. The chief of police recom
mends for the good of the service the
dismissal of a man for drinking on
duty, for insubordination, etc. If coun
cil is not going to back this up of what
use would there be to try to maintain
"The chief doesn't enter Into this,"
replied Mr. Lynch. "You do. All that
we ask is that you give this man a
hearing. For us to do so is irregular,
and you know this."
The Voice of Council
In order to settle the question that
had frequently come up as to the
right of council In handling the Mur
phy situation, ConmiSßioner Taylor
called attention to the section of the
Clark act which provides for the ap
pointment and dismissal of city offi
"Council, if you will notice by the
law," said Mr. Taylor, "has the power
of appointment and dismissal."
Mayor Royal says he doeßn't know
what he will do about the councilmanlc
action directing him to Investigate
and report in writing. "However,"
paid he. "I don't believe council can
direct me to do anything. I'm not a
creature of council. However, I don't
know what I shall do."
And in the meantime Murphy is un
der suspension, Jacob Kinley's name
has not been acted up and pprobably
never will—Klnley Is the Mayor's ap
pointee—and the department still
lacks a policeman.
President Wilson May
Tour State After All
The Democrats are making strenu
ous efforts to get. President Wilson in
terested in the State campaign and he
may speak in Pennsylvania after all.
It was announced that he would re
frain, but apparently things are get
A Washington dispatch says:
"'The campaign of Representative
A. Mitchell Palmer of Pennsylvania,
for the Senate Is receiving the Presi
dent's hearty support. Mr. Wilson has
been invited by Mr. Palmer to speak
at an anniversary meeting of the
Young Men's Christian Association at
Pittsburgh and may accept."
Bankers of City Go to
Convention at Richmond
Local bankers who are among the
hundreds attending the annual con
vention of the National Bankers' As
sociation at Richmond, Va., are James
K. Brady, president of the First Na
tional; Charles A. Kunkel, president
of the Mechanics Trust Company, and j
W. L. Gorgas, cashier of the Harris
burg National. They will be gone all !
Elaborate arrangements have been i
made for the entertainment of the ]
visitors during their stay In Richmond. I
They will be taken to all places of 1
historical interest, will play for the \
national bank golf championship and
will be dined and feted by prominent
Bridge Co. Denies That
Firemen Paid Toll When
Going to Lemoyne Blaze
Allegations that the visiting fire
men who volunteered to man the
truck of the LaFrance Company were
forced to pay toll at the Market street
bridge yesterday while going to the
Lemoyne fire, were denied by the
bridge company this afternoon.
The rumor started in the streets
this morning. Harrisburg firemen
made haste to ascertain the true con-,
dltlon of affairs and assured their
guests that it was not true.
CAMPAIGN IN EARNEST
League Will Meet Tomorrow Even
ing and Mass Meetings in
County Are Announced
The Republican campaign in Dau
phin county will be in full swing by
the beginning of next week. County
Chairman Horner announced to-day
that a meeting of the newly organ
ized Dauphin County Republican
League, which will act as an auxiliary
to the city and county committees, will
be held to-morrow evening at the
party headquarters in the Wyeth
Building and that one or more
branches of the organization are in
process of formation throughout the
On Saturday evening a mass meet
ing has been announced to be held at
Penbrook, at Twenty-seventh and
Main streets. Congressman A. S.
Kreider, candidate for re-election,
and John C. Nissley, candidate for
Assembly, will speak. Dr. A. L.
Shope will preside.
On Monday evening there will be
meetings at Swatara Hill and Deo
date, and on Tuesday evening at Fort
Hunter and Dauphin.
Firemen Pour in
From Many Cities
With the sessions of the convention
of the State Firemen's Association
ended, interest in the gathering of
fire-fighters is transferred to the ar
rival of the uniformed companies pre
paratory to to-morrow's monster
Many additional companies arrived
to-day, and to-morrow morning, ac
cording to word received at head
quarters, the crest of the Hood of in
coming companies with their appa
ratus and bands will reach its height.
The strain on the various commit
tees having charge of assigning, es
corting and housing the flre-fighters
will he terrific. To clear the decks for
the big parade it will be necessary to
have the thousands of men settled no
later than noon. Committeemen feel
positive, however, that, aided by the
natural hospitality of the city, they
can easily perform the task.
Forty-seven members of the Key
stone Motor Club, with cutouts wide
open, chugged over the route of to
morrow's parade last night. The pro
cession was headed by Motorcycle Po
Exhibitions of interest to firemen
are being given by the local commit
tee. This afternoon the La France
motor tire apparatus, which rendered
efficient service at the Lemoyne fire,
gave a pumping demonstration at
Front and North streets.
The Mount Vernon firemen, accom
panied by its guests, the Union com
pany, of Reading, will march to the
Paxtang Cemetery Friday morning,
where memorial services will be held
over the grave of the late president of
the York company. In the evening
the two companies will be banqueted
by Charles Reife at Linglestown.
Many Band Concerts
This evening a concert will be given
hy the Commonwealth Band at the
Hope tirehouse. The big Bethleliem
Steel Company Band, which will be
the largest in line, will give a concert
to-morrow evening in front of the
Mount Vernon house. The Middle
town Band will play for the Mount
Vernon lads this evening.
One slight accident late yesterday
afternoon momentarily cast a pall on
the Taylor Hose Company, one of
Philadelphia's oldest. While the mem
bers were parading in Market street
Robert Crawford, 7<5 years old. stum
bled and fell under the wheels of their
heavy carriage, Examination at the
hospital, however, disclosed only
Accompanied by an auto chemical
engine and B band, seventy-five uni
formed members of Company No. 2,
Huntingdon, arrived last night. They
are guests of the Good Will.
The West End Band, compased
largely of members of the Good Will
and wearing Good Will uniforms, de
voted the day to escort work. During
the morning they met and paraded
with the Hughesville company with
its band of sixty-six pieces. The Co
lumbia company, accompanied by lis
auto chemical apparatus, also arrived
during the morning.
Post Offices Will Close
Tomorrow From 12 to 7:30
Because of the firemen's parade, the
main Post Office, Hill and Maclay
street stations will be closed to-mor
row afternoon from noon until 7.30
In the evening. Carriers will make
the 7.15. 9 and 10 a. m. deliveries and
the night collections.
Good Will's Fire Auto
Reaches the City Today
The new auto fire apparatus for the
Good Will Fire Company, built by the
I.a France Company's plant, Elmlra, N.
Y., reached Harrisburg this afternoon,
at 1:30 o'clock, and was unloaded at
the foot of Third street. The new com
bination flre-flghting equipment will be
seen In the parade to-morrow, along
with the new auto-comblnatlon wagon
of the Friendship Company.
BERKS COUNTY DELEGATES
In the State convention. Berks coun
ty. firemen are represented by the
Rainbow. Henry Steiner; Junior,
Daniel Beaver: Reading Hose, Ezra
High; Neversink, Charles Ehman;
Friendship, Frank Goodman: Liberty,
James M. Cummlngs; Keystone. Harry
Hllzinger; Hampden, Alfred Gunkel;
Marion, Thomas Evans; Riverside,
Harry Legler; Union, Peter Matthias;
Firemen's Union, Charles J. Becker;
Firemen's Relief Association, William
Weldner; Berks Firemen's Associa
tion, John F. Ancona; Veteran Fire
men's Association, William Lelthelser.
Altoona's Quota Reaches
City in Coat and Helmet
Altoona's quota to the big crojvd
came yesterdaj. The delegates are:
W. S. Arbie, F. A. Bagley, E. B. Bart
let, B. Berkowltz, W. V. Bowers, J. H.
Creighton, W. F. Crcighton. W. M.
Gardner, John Gasdorf, T. J. Haley,
George W. Ha'rtle. J. H. McMurray,
John Martin, B. F. Miller, H. E. Mit
chell, Kobert S. Rose, William M.
Rose, Patrick J. Sheehan, George
Schtmminger, Richard Smith, W. F.
Theurer, W. H. Wolf, H. E. Wolf, Jo
seph Cruise, Scott Bowers, H. T. Mc-
Cune, S. C. Decker, Charles W. O'Don
nell and Charles Filer.
The Altoona body will parade under
William C. Brennecke as marshal and
Richard Smith and William Rose, for
mer Vigilant company members, as
aides. Captain Walter Allen will have
charge of the Altoona degree team of
twenty-five in the drill. The Altoona
volunteers ill be attired in the old
Are coats and helmets in the parade.
MILES HUMPHREYS 1
STATE FIREMEN HEID
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ACTIVITIES OF THE DAY
8 P. M.—Dress ball for visitors at
the Chestnut Street Auditorium.
8 P. M.—Dress hall for Hope Fire
Company's guests at City Grays
8 P. M.—Masquerade ball of Har
risburg Mummers' Association,
Winterdale Hall. To be preceded
with a parade of Nlnety-nlners
and Princes of Bagdad.
Carnival, Seventeenth and Chest
7-11 A.M.—Arrival of visiting fire
I P. M. —Movement of \ companies
to place of parade formation.
1.30 P. M.—Movement of parade.
7.30-9 P. M. Band concerts at
Hope', Mount Vernon, Paxton,
Good Will, Relly Hose, Camp
Curtin, Mount Pleasant and Alli
son company flrehouses.
Route of Procession
Head of parade moves from
Second and Verbeke streets to
Market, to Fourth, to Mulberry
street bridge, to Derry street, to
Seventeenth, to Market, to Fourth
via the subway, to Sixth, to Wood
bine, to Fourth, to Reily, to Third,
to North, to Second, to State, to
Front, to Chestnut, to Second, to
Market Square and dismiss.
Drills and Contests
All drills and contests will take
place at Seventeenth and Chestnut
streets, starting at 10 o'clock Fri
day morning. Entries for drills
and hose races > will report to the
Judges not later than 9.45.
dustrlal power than could prob
ably be attended when the sword
is resorted to in order that per
sonal ambition may be gratified.
Balloting for officers was carried on
during the business session, the ballot
boxes being In an adjoining room.
These officers were declared elected
and Inducted into office:
The Xew Officers
President, Miles Humphrey, Pitts
burgh; first vice-president, Samuel T.
Phillips. Mount C'armel: second vice
president, John Shupp, Steelton; third
vice-president, O. Meyer. Jr., South
ampton; fourth vice-president, Wil
liam Bonsall, Darby; recording secre
tary, W. W. Wunder, Reading; corre
sponding secertary. Fred W. Hoy,
Scranton; financial secretary, Irvin W.
Hahne, Philadelphia; treasurer, A. L.
Reichenbacli, Allentown; chaplain, the
Rev. Samuel H. Stine, York.
Secretary Again Elected
The re-election of William W. Wun
der as recording secretary was almost
unanimous. Mr. Wnder has been re
cording secretary of the State associa
tion for twenty-seven years. There
was no opposition to the election of
the other officers.
The retiring president. George S.
Kroll. named Jacob Weaver, of' York,
and John Zudrell, of Allentown, a
committee to escort President-elect
Humphreys to the chair.
In thanking the delegates for the
honor conferred upon him. President
Humphreys referred to the excellent
administration of his predecessor and
as has been the custom in the past,
made the annual presentation to the
retiring president. The gift this year
was a Victrola, and came from the
members of the State association. As
the presentation address was in prog
ress the Victrola was carried to the
front of the hall, wound up, and start
ed with a lively march selection.
In accepting the gift ex-President
Kroll thanked the nembers of the
State Association for their kindness
and hearty co-operation and urged
that the name co-operation be accord
ed his successor. Resolutions of
thanks to the firemen and citizens of
Harrisburg for their royal entertain
ment, kind hospitality were adopted.
The usual vote of thanks; was also
given the retiring officers. The con
vention adjourned until 2 o'clock to
allow President-elect Humphreys to
name his appointments for the year.
The final adjournment took place this
At the opening of the memorial ex
ercises Gilbert Greenburg, of Hunt
ingdon, offered resolutions on the
death of the late James A. Green, of
Carlisle, former corresponding secre
tary. In behalf of the family of the
deceased, he also presented to the
State Association records of the State
Association for the past thirty-five
years. The motion to adopt the reso
lutions by a rising vote, also included
a vote of thanks to the members of
the late James A. Green, who were
present, and Instructions to the sec
retary to have the records bound and
placed with the archives of the State
Dr. G. W. Berntheisel. of Columbia,
read a memorial on the deceased
members. Appropriate selections were
I sung by the choir of the Westminster
Presbyterian Church under the direc
tion of George A. Hutmrfn, Including
the following hymn, which was adopt
ed by the association and will be
sung every year during the memorial
FIREMEN'S MEMORIAL HYMX
In fond remembrance, gathered
Tribute to pay to brothers passed
Garlands of flowers placed upon
Spring's brightest blossoms deck
tlielr quiet bed.
When duty called them, bravely
they would go.
Ever undaunted, met tlic fiery
May guardian angels o'er them
While they He resting in eternal
Father in Heaven guide us on our
Through storm and sunshine to
etcrn V day.
And wliv our duty here on earth
Vouchsafe our Journey to the
Between each verse taps were
played on the cornet. At the con
clusion "America" was sung by the
choir and congregation and the serv
ices were closed after eulogies by
President George S. Kroll and others,
with benediction by the Rev. Seth
Russell Downle, of Bath, Pa., a former
Harrisburger and originator of the
memorial service idea.
Cliailor Will Be Amended
While the judges were counting the
ballots, a number of reports were pre
sented and adopted. The report of
the committee on amendment of
charter recommended that it be made
Ht once. The amendment provides
for a beneficial feature. The com
mittee in its report stated that the
original charter does not provide for
beneficiaries and fearing that the ab
sence of a proper amendment might
pause trouble In the future, the
amendment ought to be made at once.
I In hla report for the year the sec-
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ertary, W. \V. Wunder, recommended
that a bill be passed by the legisla
ture providing for the payment of one
per cent, of the salvage recovered by
insurance companies to the support of
the firemen's pension fund.
A resolution authorizing State rep
resentatives to the International Fire
men's Association convention to vote
against an increase in the annual
dues was adopted.
A resolution presented by Fred E.
Lewis, of Allentown, Washington
party candidate for Secretary of In
ternal Affairs, condemning the action
of any officer of the State Association
in using his intluence for the election
of any political candidate was passed.
The resolution also provided for an
amendment to the by-laws of the
constitution, fixing as the penalty the
removal from office of any officer of
the State Association who resorts to
methods in interest of political candi
dates while in office.
For Deceased Members
In accordance with the recom
mendation of President George S,
Kroli, one hour was set aside this
morning for memorial services. The
list of dead for the year numbers
fourteen, and Includes the name of
the late James A. Green, of Carlisle,
former corresponding secretary of the
State association and a charter mem
ber of the famous "Gooseneck" Club.
Brief eulogies were given on each
member. Many of the delegates told
of their acquaintance with the late
James A. Green, and to his many
goodly qualities. In his tribute to de
ceased members President Kroll made
special reference to the former corre
sponding secretary. After referring to
Mr. Green's twenty-five years' service
as corresponding secretary, and to his
early activity in the interest of the
State association, President Kroll said
"I do not wish to be understood as
eliminating from membership in our
association any firemen or class of
firemen of the State of Pennsylvania,
but it is onl • just to the association
and to oursel' s that membership In
our association should be held in much
the same regard as membership in our
organizations and institutions carry
ing on a work of humanity perhaps
similar to ours and calculated to pro
duce the same results.
"Your humble servant had scarcely
assumed his official position ore the
sad news of the death of James A.
Green, one of the official family, was
announced His funeral took place in
Carlisle, and was attended by your
president and other members of the
"Brother Green was always active
in fire matters, and in all lines of ac
tivity which made for the good of the
association he was prominently Iden
tified. He was one of the organizers
of the Firemen's Association of the
State of Pennsylvania, and served upon
all the Important committees of the
association up to 1913. At the conven
tion held In Butler In 1893 he was
elected corresponding secretary and
held that office to the time of his
death. He was present at every ses
sion of the association, lending his aid
and assistance In making the conven
tion a success.
"He was always affable, kind and
courteous. His every endeavor was
to please those with whom he came
tn contact. He had the broadest char
ity for bis fellow men. He made
friends quickly and readily, and his
frankness and sincerity endeared him
to them and they to him. He was ad
mired and respected by all who knew
"To him death came as the shadows
steal at evening over the earth, softly
dosing the flowers and touching them
to sleep, silently and lovingly, in the
promise of a brighter awakening.
"I would recommend thru one hour
he set apart at each convention of the
association, to engage in memorial
services to those of our brothers who
have gone to that bourne from which
no traveler returns, and T suggest that
at 11 o'clock on Wednesday morning's
session would be a suitable time for
Mechanlcsburg. Pa., Oct. 7.—A short
street parade will be given by the
Washington fire company with the
Bilsby steamer, and new hose wagon,
headed by the celebrated Indian Band,
on Thursday morning before leaving
for Harrlsburg to participate In the
big firemen's parade.
The Citizen ftre company with the
Dlllsburg Band, and the Rescue Hook
and company will also parade
la the Couoltal City.
to Wear Brumbaugh-
Penrose Badges in Line
At the right of the line of Philadel
phia's contingent in to-morrow's great
parade will be nearly 150 scarlet
shirted firefighters of the Quaker City,
who, in addition to their other badges
an decorations, will wear attractive
little Brumbaugh-Penrose ribbon
The decoration is surmounted by a
button bearing a picture of the G. O. P.
elephant. On the ribbon is the inscrip
tion: "We are for Penrose for U. S.
Senator and Rrumbaugh for Governor."
The decoration was planned by Thomas
Malone, chairman of the decorative
Thomas Bigger is marshal and
George Nace Is assistant marshal, of
the contingent. The Tivoli Hose Com
pany will have thirty-five men and fif
teen wives and daughters in line. The
Taylor Hose Company will have thirty
five men and ten women, and there will
be about twenty members "f the State
Volunteer Firemen's Association. The
Liberty Band, one of Philadelphia's
crack musical organizations. \~ll fur
nish the music for the visitors.
Reily, Camp Curtin
and Shamrock Boys
Entertain Big Quota
Visiting companies to be entertained
by Reily No. 10 are: Moyamenslng
Hook and Ladder Company, Chester;
Cumberland Valley Hose, Chambers
burg: Independent, Wilmington, Del.;
Independence. Shamokln: Rescue,
Middletown; Miltonian, Milton; Allen.
Allentown; Rescue, Lebanon; Bald
win, Steelton; Vigilant, No. 2, Colum
bia; Liberty, Lykens; Pioneer, Hazle
ton; Shawnee, No. 3, Columbia; Em
erald, Renovo; Keystone, Unlontown;
With the Camp Curtln Fire Com
pany, No. 13, are the Good Will Com.
pany, Lebanon; Union, Shamokln;
Eagle, Hanover; Mclnnis, Canton; Mt.
Union; "Washy," Sunbury; Reliance,
York; Union, Middletown; Ft. Hunter.
With the Shamrock Hose Company
are Empire, Carlisle; Pleasant View;
Star, Port Allegany; Mechanics,
Change Trolley Schedule
During Firemen's Parade
Felix M. Davis, superintendent of the
Harrlsburg Railways Company, has
planned a temporary schedule for cars
during the hours of the mammoth pa
rade here to-morrow afternoon. Sched
ules have been changed considerably
between the hours of 1 o'clock and
4:30. The Square must be cleared of
cars at 1 o'clock. Third street cars will
run as far as Third and Walnut streets
after 1 o'clock: Fourth street, Pen
brook and Llnglestown cars will run
as far as Fourth and Walnut; Reser
voir, Oberlln, Steelton, Middletown,
Hummelstown and all Hill cars will run
as far as Fourth and Market streets
until the parade prohibits running to
Steelton cars will later run as far as
Second and Chestnut streets by way of
Race and Vine streets. Rockville cars .
will run straight down Fourth and '
Sixth streets to Fourth and Walnut,
Instead of Second street by way of
Reily. Cars will not run on the Capi
tal street line between the hours of
1 and 4:30.
The Valley Railways Company will
run Its cars to the Walnut street bridge
entrance at Front and Walnut streets,
until the parade has finished.
Dubois Company Has
Chartered a Sleeper
"A very unique method of sheltering
firemen," phones a subscriber, "i«
shown by twenty-eight members of thi
Dußols Fire Company. Dußois, Pa., who
have chartered a special sleeper for
their home during tne convention here."
The men left Dußols Monday evening,
having the entire car to themselves,
and arrived In this city yesterday. The
car Is located north or the Reading
Station, near Market'street, on th*)
Pennsylvania Railroad siding.
Old "Hivers" Emblem /j
on Hope Decoration*
Exciting the curiosity of all behold-J
ers are the quaint emblems, ropresent-]
lng a bee hive, which has been plaaedl
on the decorations of the Hop* Com
This company, in olden day*, wma I
known as the "Hivers," and notwith
standing the years have passed slncai
that name was dropped, members of th»4
HOM lliU faithlull* alllMV j
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