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HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH Established tijt PUBLISHED BY THE TEI.EGRAPH rRINTIW** CO. B. J. STACK POLK, Pre«'t and Treas'n P. R. OYSTER, Secretary. BUS M. STEINMETZ, Managing Editor., Published every evening (except Sun-' Any), at the Telegraph Building, lit Federal Square. , Bastern Offloe, Fifth Avenue Building, New York City, Has brook, Sfory * Brooks. Western Office, 123 Wert Madison street, Chicago, 111., Allen A Ward. -geßßte- Delivered by oarrlers at six cents a Mailed to subscribers at 13.00 a year in advance. Entered at the Post Office In Harrt»- burg as second class matter. \ /f¥\ The Association of Ami*- / ( || |il *1 ican Advertisers has ax- f ) \lLw Binned and certified to ? J the circulation eftbU pub- f J licatian. The figure* of circulation f S contained in the Association's re- I J port only are guaranteed. j } Association of American Advertisers f NP, 2333 Wbltehill Bldg. H. T. CHy j| InerM dally snrsce for the month el September, 1914 if 23,252 * ATCNK« fer the year 1918—31,07 T Average fer the ywer Hl*—3l,lit Average fer the year Itll —IW.SBI Average for the year l»lfr-17^l» TELEPHONE*! Bell Private Branch Exchange Ne. 104*. United Business Office, 101. llltwlal Room 686. Job Dept. 101 SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 10 A NONPARTISAN CANDIDATE MUCH has been said of the non partisan Judgeship contest in Pennsylvania this Fall, but the only real nonpartisan can didate In tho field is Judge Kunkel, nominee for the State Supreme court bench. This is true for several reasons. In the first place Judge Kunkel was nominated on a purely nonpartisan basis. He made his appeal to all parties and there never was a thought that he had the backing of any purely political organization. He was nomi nated by the voters of all parties be cause they believed him to be the best man for the place. Secondly. Judge Kunkel was remov ed from partisan politics when he was re-elected to the Dauphiji county bench a year ago on the first nonparti san ticket in the history of the judi cial district. Not only that, hut he had at that time the hearty support of the men of every party in the field, which is shown by the fact that while his total vote was far in excess of any party vote, not one ballot was cast against him. If the voters of Pennsylvania are sincere In their desire to eliminate partisan politics from their judicial contests they can do no less than elect Judge Kunkel in November. The pure food show proposed for the coming week Is to be commended. We hope the promoters will not forget the Important fact of impressing upon the consumer the thought of using, so far as possible, only American-made products. McCORMTCK'S BAROR PLATFORM VANCE C. McCormlck, In a cir cular, entitled "McCormick's Labor Record," Is trying to fool the laboring man, and those who sympathize with him, into the belief that he Is a friend of organized labor and all that it stands for. There has not been a more consist ent foe of organized labor in Pennsyl vania than this same Vance C. Mc- Cormlck, and his easily accessible record need only to be quoted to prove It. In his circular McCormlck says, among other things: "I personally am In favor of organ ized labor." "I am In favor of a workman's compensation and employers' liability' act, which will properly compensate the injured and care for the families of men who have lost their lives." These same sentiments appear in the platform of Dr. Brumbaugh, but, fortunately for the Republican candi date, he has no such anti-labor record as has stained the reputation of his opponent In the eyes of labor union men. If Mr. McCormick is "personalty the friend of organized Tabor," as he says, why did he ON THE MORNING OF THE DAY he assumed proprietor ship of the Patriot cause to be TAKEN FROM THE TOP OF THE EDI TORIAL PAGE OF THAT NEWS PAPER THE rNION LABEL? The Patriot was then a union paper and the union label had long flown from its masthead. But McCormick ordered it down as soon as he took charge and it has been down ever since. It is still down and will remain down, for McCormick is NOT SIN CERE in his labor declarations. He is playing for votes, that is all, as laboring men will find if they are foolish enough to believe his clap trnp. If Mr. McCormick is a friend of labor why Is It that he, soon aftox his purchase of the Patriot, fought the typographical union to a standstill in a strike that caused nearly all of the old employes, some of whom had been at work on the paper for years, to lose their jobs? If Mr. McCormick is a friend of organized labor why has he not recog nized the typographical union by signing its scale? He is the only newspaper proprietor in Harrisburg who has refused to enter into a signed contract with his workmen with re spect to their wages and working con- V- " SATURDAY EVENING, HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH , OCTOBER 10, I^l4. dltlons. Why? Is It because he feels in hjs heart any kindliness toward | the union? | If Mr. McCormlck is such a friend |of the worklngman why is it that, as Mayor of Harrlsburg, he vetoed an ordinance raising the wages of city laborers from 15 to 16 2-3 cents an hour? Did he think that 16 2-3 cents 1 an hour was too much for the laborer, ; with the cost of living high and going | higher? | If he is in favor of a workmen's | compensation and employers' liability j law, why has ho not acted out their | principles in his own lifo? Didn't he | himself dodge behind the law when 'the company in which he was one of | the controlling owners was sued In !the Cambria county courts by the | widow of a miner killed because it is | said the construction of the mlr\e in j which he worked was defective? If j McCormlck believes in a law "to j properly compensate the families of jmen who have lost their lives" why did he not turn over to this poor widow a few of the thousands of dol lars that have since been spent in a reckless attempt to foist himself upon the State as its Governor, instead of making her fight for the few paltry hundreds that those responsible for her husband's death were finally com pelled to give her? Let the laboring man answer these few questions for himself and then 'let liim compare his conclusions with the sentiments of Dr. Brumbaugh on the same subject as expressed by him at Blairsville last night and published elsewhere in the Telegraph to-day. The firemen's parade demonstrated one thing if nothing more—that Har rlsburg can build some mighty nifty looking fire apparatus. THEIR WORK WFXI> DONE THE work of the committees that have had charge of the big fire men's convention is almost com plete. Only the finishing touches remain to be put on the program of the week. The last of the department's guests will go home this afternoon and another State convention will have become history. The gathering has been a success in every respect, despite the threatening attitude of the weather man and the differences that arose during the preparations. The firemen of the city showed themselves to be big enough and broad enough to sink all personal opinions in the success of the celebration and they deserve full credit for the splendid manner in which the affair was conducted. Only the men who did the actual work know the extent of the burden under which they have labored during the past year. The detail of prepara tion involved endless planning and numberless hours spent without thought of personal remuneration. These men have only the good words of their fellows as pay and they de serve all that may be said. It isn't much wonder that the betting men are placing their wagers on Dr. Brumbaugh at two to one. Recent events Indicate beyond any question the triumphant election of Brumbaugh and the whole Republican ticket. BETTING IX THE SUNSHINE UNOSTENTATIOUSLY, SO quietly that thousands of people had little or no knowledge of the work being done, the Roberta Disbrow Lloyd Sunshine Society of this city, has been bringing happiness into hundreds of Haxrisburg homes throughout the year. The modest statement of the annual report of so many old, sick and crip pled children cared for, tells but little of the real value of such an organiza tion in any community. Figures can not set forth the encouragement, the hope, and the sunshine let into the souls of the poor, the needy and the maimed by the many kind acts of the women who are doing His work on the earth. «. Such charity needs no commenda tion; it speaks for itself. Boston is the town that put the bend in Bender. That Chamber of Commerce idea for a pageant and river carnival next year in celebration of the completion of the public improvement scheme sounds good. Let's all get busy with it. TEMPERATE SOLDIERS PROBABLY the most noticeable feature of the war in Europe Is the effort of leading officers of all the armies in the field to in duce their soldiers to be temperate in their habits. For instance, Kitchener ranks liquor with looting. He says in his instruc tions to soldiers: "Abstain from liquor and looting and be courteous to wo men, but not more than courteous." General lan Hamilton said: "Whis ky paralyzes the power and the life of the finest and bravest troops in the world." Count Von Haeseler, of the German army, asserts, "The soldier who ab stains altogether is the best man. He can accomplish more, march better, and is a better soldier thifn the man who drinks even moderately. Brandy is the worst poison of all. Next to it comes beer." Sir Frederick Treves, surgeon to the late King Edward, saldr "It is curious that troops cannot work or march on liqui/r." Fierd Marshal Lord Methuen found that "The regiments best in discipline, in the field, and in barracks were those regiments best known for ffem perance." The cost of funerals is going up, the Now Jersey .Undertakers' Association announces. If by doing business by wholesale It can be done cheaper, then the European war ought to bring the funeral cost down. Never mind one defeat. Remember Plank hails from Gettysburg. A Virginia man reports •killing, a blackanake nine feet two inches in length. The fact that Virginia is now a Prohibition State seems to have no effect in the snake stories. ["EVENING CHAT 1 •More people wont uo to the top of the dome of the State Capitol this woek than has been known in any similar period since the week of the opening of the Capitol just eight years ago. The State firemen's convention brought thousands of visitors to Har risburg and hundreds of them took the 100-foot climb insldo the shell of the dome which is necessary to reach the balcony surrounding the base of the lantern, fully 250 feet above the ground. The total height of the Capi tol from the ground to the top of the gilded figure representing the genius of Pennsylvania is 272 feet, but only a couple of steeple Jacks havo ever been there, and most people are con tent with the view at tue cupola. The elevators running to the eighth floor ran overtime and traffic was congested occasionally. On Thursday, the day of the parade, there were more vis itors to the high-up point of vantage than any other, the progress of the parade being watered by so many that the Capitol police had to limit people going up to avoid crowding at the top. The week came near being a record breaker for visitors to the Capitol and one thing that nonplussed the average Capitol official was the early hours they came around. The 1915 suite firemen's convention shows signs of going begging. The executive committee, whoso members left the city yesterday, said that they had not received any applications for the next gathering and were wonder ing whether they would haCe to ad vertise. They complimented Harris burg for the fine preparations made and on the crowds that came to see the big parade and the local folks thought maybe that Harrisburg had scared off the other places. Scranton, Erie, Allentown and Johnstown were mentioned lor the honor, but they withdrew any booms in their behalf, it is becoming an expensive thing to entertain the state firemen's conven tion. A couple of the numerous musicians here for the state firemen's convention paid a tribute to the city's progenitor yesterday which was not only some thing very unusual hut would doubt less have surprised the good old John Harris if he had noticed the garb of the men who did it. The men be longed to a couple of bands and wore uniforms of variegated hue, each hav ing enough medals and badges to deck a German army corps commander These men were walking along the river and when they reached Harris Park went to see the grave. One man who had a cornet at once proceeded to play "Peace, Perfect Peace." Then they played taps. The extension of the rifle practice season has caused a boom in work at the ranges in this section and some of the companies are talking about hav ing contests around election day. The number of men proficient at the ranges in the Guard has been increas ing lately and the Eighth has been making some good figures. Uncle Sam pays for the work at the ranges as a part of the national defense system. Here is a hot one, as they say the Courthouse: On Thursday a couple of firemen were taking a walk up Third street and about the tirue they reached Bo cust they hesitated which way to go. One man wanted to walk down to the river front, but the other pointed to the Capitol Park and said: "Bet's go take a walk In the woods." One of the interesting features of the flying over-night visit of the sec ond battalion of the Third Field Ar tillery here last week was the vouth and splendid conduct of the 400-odd men in the outfit; another feature was the style and complete character of the equipment and apparel of Uncle Sam's enlisted soldier. The artillery men all wore the latest sinister-looking 10-shot 4 5-caliber Colt automatic re volver. That was one part of thb equipment that won a whole lot of attention. Another was the neat olive brown sweater coats that Uncle Sam provides for all his soldiers while they are afield during the cool months of., the year. In the evening of the camp near Wormleysburg many of the young artillerymen came over to the city and not one wore his blouse. His sweater served instead. Uncle Sam is also taking notice of the polyglot character of his patrons for the post offices are now posted with placards giving official informa tion in half a dozen tongues and in type that looks as though a printing office roach had mistaken init for paste and designed to put protesting feet on paper. There was a time not so very far distant when the only language outside of English which the government recognized in these parts as necessary to convey infor mation was German. And most of us raised around this part of Pennsyl vania knew enough of it and loved our Teutonic neighbors so well that we accepted it as entirely proper, but when it comes down to printing in the various dialects that we only dimly know of as spoken in the Near East or the Whirlpool of Europe we begin to realize the obligations of a pre ponderating element even though our eyes suffer from strange writings. * 1 WELL KNOWN PEOPLE ~ —Dj C. Wills, the new chairman of the Fourth district federal reserve bank, Is cashier of the Diamond Na tional Bank of Pittsburgh. —James F. Woodward, the McKees port legislator, says that many So cialists are returning to the Repub lican party. —John IJ. Emerson, the Titusville man, who is candidate for senator in t*at district, is spending a short time in New York state. —Judge R. W. Trvin, of Washing ton. was one of the speakers at the Brownsville c entennial. —John W. Blake, who is running for Congress on a platform all his own, and a party all his own, Is stumping at the county fairs In the Altoona district. —H. H. Pensyl, Blair county poor director and Altoona councilman, yes terday celebrated forty-two years in Altoona. He came from Adams county. —General C. A. Devol, TTnlted States Army, well known here, is sick at Hot Springs, Ark. I DO YOU KNOW? | That Dauphin county oornmeal has a reputation all over the State nnfl that It has been nuule here- ' a bouts for 150 years? AN EVENING THOUGHT The toad beneath the harrow knows Exactly where each tooth-point goes; The butterfly upon the road Preaches contentment to that „ toad,—Ktplln® HOW IIHTISI VOTE FIITEKD Instance From Third Precinct of the First Ward Points the Way For the City VOTER FELL~INTO A TRAP Central Democratic Club Amazes Friends of Democratic Candi l dates For Congressmen Ever since the registration figures were announced Democrats about the city have been taking comfort from the size of the nonpartisan registra tion. It is the only thing from which they can extract any comfort and It does not amount to much for it is no more reasonable to say that the men who enrolled as nonpartisans are go ing to vote for McCormlck than to say that they will vote for Hrumhaugh. Both will get some of them. Hul the inside of that nonpartisan 'registration is coming out and an in stance in the third precinct of the First ward serves as an illustration. That precinct showed a surprisingly | heavy nonpartisan registration and about 4 o'clock Republicans who were watching It grow suddenly found the cause. • The Democratic registrar was ask ing most of the questions and instead of asking "What are your politics?" it is stated that he was saying to vot ers suggestively: "You do not want to declare your polities, do you?" Naturally, a man unless an ardent partisan would reply in the negative and many did. The registrar was "called" and thereafter straight party registration was the feature. Friends of the Democratic nominees for Congress at large in this section are wondering which one of the four candidates nominated at the same primary as McCormlck is to he Democratic dumped by the Mc- Inconsistency Cormick machine in Shown Again, favor of Art Rupley, the Washington can didate for another term in Congress. And the same people are wondering what was the meaning of the Central Democratic Club having a man nomi nated by Bull Moosers and opposing Democratic candidates for Congress at-large speak in the club rooms. Aside from the fact that Itupley's de nunciation of anything cannot be taken as more than one of his fleeting thoughts, the propriety of having a candidate of an opposing party speak in the rooms of a club supposed to lie devoted to simon pure Democracy is hard for friends of Democratic candi dates for Congress-at-large to stand. Rupley professes adherence to the principles of Roosevelt, who denounces Woodrow Wilson as a man who has failed and who should be repudiated, bast night Rupley praised Wilson, ac cording to Vance McCormick's news paper. Naturally no one takes what Rupley says seriously, but why a Democratic club should invite a foe to its midst is puzzling Democrats. Friends of the Republican candi dates for the Begislature in the city say that the action of Jesse J. By barger in taking advan- tage of the firemen's By ha rgcr parade to advertise his Automobile candidacy by means of Criticised an automobile when the firemen had de- sired that poiitics be kept out of their gathering, even to the extent of removal of political ban ners from the street, has cost the am bitious Jesse many votes. B.vbarger is regarded in some parts of the city as having gone to the well pretty often and his grandstand play while serving in a legislative employe's job is not forgotten. It is said that I,y barger's automobile advertisement went over the whole line of parade and as even McCormick refrained from advertising himself on that oc cation the break of Bybarger is all the more glaring. A good story is coming from the in dustrial establishments of Allegheny county about the way they heckled Vance C. McCormick.* The men out there are pretty keen in slz- UcOormick ing up a candidate and Roasted when they strike a »y Workers man who has only abuse of his opponent and glorification of his own boom as his themes they are not likely to take him at his own appraisal. It seems that MeCormiek was telling of the ills of Pennsylvania and was asked in a rather abrupt way what he was going to do to cure them. He said that he would clean out everyone on Capitol Hill. This caused a mild-mannered man up front to ask if there were no honest men on Capitol Hill. Me- Cormiek got red in the face and sput tered, finally saying there were some, but they were victims of the machine, etc. The men went back to work. From all accounts a good many of the men just appointed to post offices and other federal positions in Penn sylvania are' showing a*ything but eagerness Democrats to contribute to the ObjfH-t to Democratic State slush the Dories fund to pull through Palmer and MeCormiek and some of them have had to be addressed a second time. Many of these men gave liberally for the primary campaign and the second assessment, for that is what it is, falls heavily on them. Men here for the firemen's convention said that in every county there are mad clean through at the machine made appoint ments and that the men who got them are being laughed at because of the levies being made on them by the State machine. For men who have reviled the Republican party for get ting campaign contributions the Demo crats have not only shown themselves to be inconsistent, but from all stories have gone them better. Some of the contributions were little more than hold-ups. A. Mitchell Palmer, Senatorial can didal in Pennsylvania, is not so anxious to have members of. President Wilson's cabinet stump Pennsylvania for the Democratic tic,ket. lie Palmer Does wants to avoid national Not Want issues and plans to con- Onbineteers duct his own fight for the Senate against Sen ator Holes Penrose, the Republican candidate. This became known when it was announced by Representative Arthur Rouse, of Kentucky, chair man c< the speakers' bureau of the Democratic Congressional Committee, "that it was probable Secretary of State William J. Bryan would not make his appearance in the Pennsyl vania campaign, and that no cabinet officer had been assigned to the Key stone State with the single exception of William B. Wilson, secretary of labor, who is a Pennsylvania man. It is understood Palmer asked that cab inet ministers be kept out of the fight and he be allowed to wage his battle against Senator Penrose single handed. Palmer, it is understood, fears to have the tariff and other great national issues injected into the cam paign. ( OUR DAILY LAUGH 1 HARD OT£ THE TRANSGitES "I would hat® to die on such a "It wouldn't be change, would |B~ -5 fj PITT THE POET "Boy, you ought to know better ySJ than beg from a JjQrVi "Please, sir, fa ulty* ther Is an essay' THEY LOST H> Wine Olnger Get the broom and dustpan, too, Bring It 'round my way, Gently sweep me on the pan, 'Then throw me away. 'Twas not ever thus, O, no. For jußt yesterday Nothing could have made me move From my path astray. Then I shouted all day long Just for Connie Mack; Got together all my coin And with it did back Connie's team for the first game; Gave odds. too. by heck. Big I was—and then they lost; To-day I'm but a speck. AT THE WINDOW What are you gazing at, Baby mine? Your dear little eyes just sparkle and shine. And way 'neath their beautiful, beautiful blue The wonderful light of the sky's peep . ing thru. What are you seeing up there, Baby dear? Is it Heaven itself that is coming so near Over the tree-tops and over the hill Right thru the star that is standing so still? j I know what you see in the sky. Baby love, I Why your dear little eyes piece the Heavens above: 'Tis God's angels tjiemselves, little one, whom you see, They are bending and hovering low . over thee. BRUM BAUGH IS NOT CATCHING FLIES "If you vote for me for Gov ! ernor, you will get me and not | somebody else. I will answer back I face to face and heart to heart to I the people of Pennsylvania who I voted me into office for every act | of mine while in office. I would like to bury some of the black, mis erable lies of this campaign and face all the people honestly. "I don't want to catch flies. In my platform I wrote living prin ciples and presented them for the purpose of catching men—catching them in their conscience, in their hearts—so that they would stand up and fight for the right in Penn sylvania. I ask you, regardless of your party affiliations, to help us to do that thing for this great Commonwealth which we all love." Letters to the Editor McCORMICK'S VIUNIFICATION To the Editor of the Telegraph: Kindly permit nie to again call at tention to some of the people who have been designated as "thieves and loot ers" by Vance C. McCormlck, the Dem ocratic candidate for governor. Mr. McCormlck has repeatedly referred to the employes on Capitol Hill as people who are dishonest. He does not dis criminate. He places them all In the same class, and he says he is going to, in the event of his election, clean them all out from top to bottom. Among these employes are a number of men who served in the Civil War as soldiers In the Union army. Home of them bear the scars received In battle half a cen tury ago. One of theiji wears the medal of hon or conferred upon him by Congress for "conspicuous gallantry on the field of battle while under fire," That gal lantry, as I understand, consisting of carrying from the field of battle, at the risk of his life, the late General James A Beaver, who lay wounded and help less. Others of these veterans are crippled by wounds received in battle or by disease incurred in Southern swamps and rebel prisons. The pit tance they receive from the State in the way of wage is but a poor return for their service to State and Union. And yet, Vance C. McCormlck classes these men as thieves and looters of the state. Great Heavens! Fancy a crip pled veteran looting the State on a •salary of $75 per month! I understand that Mr. McCormlck will speak in a llarrisburg church to-morrow. Remem j her that scriptural Injunction: "Thou shalt not bear false witness." and the | other, not scriptural, but equally ap plicable, "False In one thing, false in all things." 1 should like to hear him explain, and so would a good many other citizens of the FOURTH WARD. POLITICAL SIDELIGHTS —And to think of Art Rupley call ing any one a moral issue. —The Central Democratic Club will have to go some to overcome the effect of that Rupley speech. —Dr. Brumbaugh's Blairsville speech make# the McCormlck remarks sound like the outbreak of a back fence tomcat. —The Democratic caravan did not find the going good in Westmoreland yesterday. —Rupley's statement that the Democratic tariff has not hurt is not believed to-day in Steelton. —T. R. is due to speak here at noon of October 29. His "time is much taken up" says the Patriot to-day. —Chairman Ira Mosey is busy hunting the Bull Moose who strayed during ihe city registration. —John D. Strain is about due for another statement evading the men tion of men behind his "committee." —The Democratic State headquar ters appears to have some annexes. —A committee of selected Demo crats and Bull Moosers will meet to night to arrange for the "furthering the candidacy of Vance C. McCor mick," according to the Patriot. Hurrah. Everyone line up. HEADQUARTERS FOR ! SHIRTS SIDES & SIDES "in YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS UPON the proper handling of your banking busi ness depends to a considerable degree whether : or not you obtain the fullest measure of busi ness success. This company not only guarantees you the utmost protection in all details affecting your account, but also affords you the fullest measure of co-operation in making your account of the greatest personal profit to you. Call and talk over your requirements with our officers. :— 7. R. Admirer Fooled by Mr. Strain To the Editor of the Telegraph: I wish to reply through the columns of your paper to a letter received from one J. D. Strain, Harrisburg, sec retary of the (foxy free trade Demo- Bull Moose) Independent Republican committee. He says we are at a crisis in the political life of Pennsylvania. 1 would say the United States, and the second crisis; the first crisis being the Cleveland administration with Wilson free trade. I need not recall the re sults. Every worKingman remembers that. The second crisis is our pres ent administration. The Underwood free trade bill, our works practically all closed, and our government almost linancially embarrassed. The absurd ity of our people having to pay a war tax and our country at peace with the world is a commentary on conditions. This in itself should show us how to vote this Fall. Mr. Strain says, secondly: There was a time when it made no difference whether you voted or not, but now you Can't put the blame on the "boss" for a bad choice. Mr. Strain says you should no more elect a doubtful can didate than you would enter a-doubt ful business venture. Voters, ponder this last sentence carefully—doubtful candidate. A voter who will not look with doubt or suspicion at the Demo- Bull Moose candidates this Fall must be classed with the no-workers. Mr. Strain says their committee feels that the best thing for the Republi cans this Fall is that they be com pletely routed, and the Demo-Bull Moose party put on a stronger basis. If such should be the case I would say we had better pray for America instead of Mexico. ,Mr. Strain says this may seem a radical move, but conditions are such that this seems necessary. What a gem, and the Demo free traders now In power! Mr. Strain says the Republican party caters to tlie liquor interests. This kind of talk is only intended to deceive the voters, for instance, last winter I worked hard with others to wipe liquor out of Perry county. We had a remonstrance signed by four fifths of our taxpayers of Duncannon. We presented it to our license court and the result, a Democratic judge laid it aside. Mr. Strain says Dr. Brumbaugh is a weakling. We will admit he is n weakling— financially, hut a straight, honest, Christian gentleman, one Dodge Coal Trouble This Year Don't start off the first thins this Fall with a repetition of your coal troubles of former years. Keep your peace of mind and Insure body comfort by using Judgment ! your coal buying. Montgomery C3al costs no more than Inferior grades, and insures maximum heat, even consumption, and lower coal bills. Dust and dirt is removed bel fore you get your coal from J. B. MONTGOMERY Both Phones Third and Chestnut Streets KING OSCAR 5c OGARS Make a smoker critical and dissatisfied with any other brand Standard Nickel Quality for 23 Years i whom every voter who believes in the church, (he home or clean govern ment should vote for. Mr. Strain calls Dean Lewis a patriot. He should say parrot. Mr. Strain says Mr. McCormick Is a good man. He may be, buf he is in "thundern" bad company, if you judge a man by the company he keeps. Mr. Strain uses the word "gang" frequently in his letter. Mr. Strain forgets he is now organizing a notori ous gang, with the possible assist ance of our Perry county Democratic chairman, who will take the postmas tership in Duncannon, providing Mr McCormick is defeated, otherwise an easy Job on tho "Hill." The old-time Democrats here can step aside for the sang, and not the Republican "gang," if you please. In conclusion, I would say to the voters, don't be misled by the foxey Demo-Bull Moose candidates. They all have their ax to grind, and at your expense. Two years ago I, being a great be liever in old Teddy, filled the position as committeeman for the Progress ives and worked hard for the partv. And note. Brother Republican, that is where wo, if you please, helped put the country "on the hog.." No. no Brother Strain, I will not be hood winked any more, we want work. Yours trulv, GEO. E. BOTER. I)R. BRfMBAl"(ill TALKS OF THE SHORT WEIGHTS Dr. Brumbaugh took up in the homo of the hard coal industry the subject of short weights. "When a man in Pennsylvania earns a dollar, and lays it on the counters of a neighboring store for food for his loved one at home, it is the business of the Commonwealth to see to it that he gets 100 cents' worth of food for his hard-earned money," he said. "It is absolutely essential that every form of measurement used to determine tho quantity or the quality of his food materials and supplies of our people shall bo so tested that everybody may know that Pennsylvania gives an honest weight and an honest measure. "Any man in business in this Com monwealth who, by short measure or light weight, robs our people of that which by law they have a right to en joy should bo driven from business and refused permission to buy and sell I with the people of this Common wealth."