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iTwo and One-half Cents a Mile
on AU Tickets; Effective
Next Month
Special to The Telegraph
Philadelphia, Nov. 14. Sweeping
changes in passenger rates were an
nounced yesterday by the Pennsylva
nia Railroad and the Philadelphia and
Reading Railway. The new maximum
rate will be two and one-half cents
a mile.* and is effective December 15.
Railroad officials explain the new in
crease as necessary to meet expenses,
and say the approval of the Interstate
Commerce Commission will- be asked.
The readjustment Is concerned
chiefly with school, strip and excursion
tickets, although many changes have
been made on through fares. Strip
tickets will be withdrawn altogether
and so will the fifty-trip ticket. A con
siderable advance will be made in the
rates for other trip tickets. The changes
The 60-trip ticket will be advanced
25 cents above the present rate.
The 46-trlp school ticket will be ad
vanced 20 cents.
The 100-trlp ticket will be withdrawn
from sale. ... .
The 180-trip quarterly ticket will be
sold at three times the monthly rate.
This ticket will be kept on sale for
the convenience of those who do not
care to purchase a ticket every month.
The 50-trip ticket will be withdrawn
from sale.
Strip tickets will be withdrawn from
eale. ,
Ten-ride tickets will be sold, good for
bearer. They will cost nine times the
one-way fare. . .
Excursion tickets to Atlantic City.
Cape May and other seashore points
•will be advanced 25 cents.
All excursion tickets except those to
resort points will be withdrawn from
Round trip tickets will be sold at
twice the one-way fare, and will be
f;ood until used, with stop-over privl
No changes 'Will be made in any sub
urban or local one-way fares.
Joked About Hoodoo Day;
in Hospital Hour Later
Special to The Telegraph
Hagerstown, Md., Nov. 14.—Within
three minutes after joking about yes
terday's being a double hoodoo day
O. T. Mitchell, a fireman employed on
the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, fell
from a freight train at Weverton and
•was probably fatally injured. His right
nrm was out off close to the shoulder
and both of his less injured. When
picked up Mitchell was conscious and
asked for a physician and a minister.
It was stated at the hospital that he
has slight chances to recover.
Mitchell was on his way to Harper s
Ferry to visit his mother.
British Believe They Have Two
German Vessels Which Have
Menaced Their Navy
Special to The Telegraph
London, Nov. 14. The Standard j
publishes a report passed by the Press |
Bureau that two German submarines
have been lost recently. The Standard
"Two submarines which have been
raiding in the English Channel have
been satisfactorily accounted for. One
of these submarines has been carry
in;? out a series of daring reconnais
sances in the vicinity of Dover, and a
patrolling cruiser reported attempts by
this German craft to send a torpedo
against her.
"Pntrol flotillas from Dover began a
search for this submarine. Naval men
had reason to believe that the vessel
was saving power by remaining on the
bed of the sea for lengthy periods. The
keenest sort of watch was kept and
due preparations made. During one
of the extremely calm days for which
the end of October was notable bub
bles were seen rising at certain points.
"Vessels wont out and dredged over
this area in a similar manner to mine
sweeping, but using a powerful chain
with explosives attached. This ohain
was dragged at a depth that would
catch the submarine if lying there.
"After patroling several times over
this area, there was a heavy explo
sion. This was followed soon by the
rising of large quantities of oil to the
surface. Those who took part in the
operation have no doubt that a Ger
man submarine was blown up. The
other was trapped and sunk by shells."
Senator Aids Italian Family Whose
House Burned Near Plilladelplda
Special to The Telegraph
Philadelphia, Nov. 14. Senator
Penrose served a little time as a volun
teer fireman yesterday afternoon while
motoring from Atlantic City to Phila
delphia, to view the labor parade.
When nearlng Hammonton the Sen
ator and those with him In the car saw
an Italian workingman's home on fire.
They stopped and went to the aid of
the man and his family, helping to re
move the household goods. Most of
the things in the home were lost.
Special to The Telegraph
Washington, D. C., Nov. 14.—Presi
dent Wilson to-day selected Brigadier
General Hugh L. Scott to be the Chief
of Staff of the United States Army.
General Scott will succeed Major Gen
eral Wotherspoon, who Will retire next
The vacancy of major generals cre
ated by General Wotherspoon's retire
ment will be filled by the nomination
of Brigadier General Frederick F.
Funston, now in command at Vera
Chicago. Nov. 14. —Railroads of the
nation kill 5,558 persons annually an
overage of fourteen every day—be
cause there are no laws penalizing
trespassing on railroad tracks, R. Y.
Richards, general claim agent of the
<*hioago and Northwestern Railroad,
told delegates attending the eighth con
ference of the Western Ecaneomlc So
ciety here to-day. His address was on
"Railway Accidents and Safety First."
At a meeting of the Literary Society
of Wesleyan Union A. M. E. Zion
Church to-morrow afternoon at 3
•o'clock. J. Edmunton Barnes, ex-mln
• ister of public works, Liberia, will
speak. Dr. Barnes has been in the
United States about six months.
Standing of the Crews
Philadelphia Division —ll9 crew first
to go after 3:40 p. m.: 105, 110, 124, 123,
114, 101, 111, 113, 127, 125, 109, 117.
Engineers for 108, 114, 115, 117.
Firemen for 101, 105, 114, 125.
Conductor for 125.
Flagmen for 105, 113, 114, 119, 127.
Brakemen for 109, 119, 126.
Engineers up: Streeper, Snow, Kelley,
Powell, Speas, Grass, Smeltzer, Wolfe,
Happersett, Kautz, Hennecke, Gibbons,
Keane, Manley, Crisswell, Balr, Mc-
Gulre, Seitz.
Firemen up: Davidson, Shive, Hart*,
Bleich, Krelaer, Robinson, Copeland,
Llbhart, Moulder, Wilson, Balsbaugh,
Myers, Weaver, Moffatt, Cover. Barton,
Chronlster, Lantx, Houser, Miller,
Shaffer, Herman. Horgan, Martin, My
ers. Ivestreves, Farmer. Everhard,
Brakemen up: Sweigart, Busser. Mc-
Intyre, Mumma. Kope, Brunner, Knupp,
Hubbard. Allen, Rile- Dengler, Mc-
Ginnis, Coleman, Griftle.
Middle Dlvlalon —22B crew first to go
after 1:30 p. m.: 239.
Five crews laid off at Altoona.
Sixteen Altoona crews to come in.
I .aid off: 18, 19, 23. 24.
Engineers up: Bennett, Mumma,
Wissler, Magill, Kugler, Moore, Havens,
Firemen up: Seagrlst, Pottiger,
Sheesley, Gross. Fletcher, Buyer, Liibau,
Arnold, Iteeder, Wright, Davis, Zelders,
Cox. Thomas.
Conductors up: Patrick, Ganett.
Flagmen up: Miles, Jacobs. Mumma.
Brakemen up: Pipp. Peters, Spahr,
Myers, Sehoffstall, Troy, Roller, Bell,
lileffer, Henderson. Heck. McHenry,
Mathias, Fleck, Frank, Ktlgore, Kane,
Yard Crew* —To go after 4 p. m.:.
Engineers for 707. 14, 1270, 1820, 432.
Firemen for 707. 1831, 90, 2393.
Engineers up: Harvey, Saltsman,
Kulin, Snyder, Pelton, Shaver, Hoyler,
Hohenshelt, Brenneman, Thomas.
Houser, Meals, Stahl, Silks, Crist.
Firemen up: Bostdorf, Schiefer,
Raucli, Weigle, Cookerley, Maeyer,
Snell, Bartolet, Getty, Hart. Barkey,
Sheets, Balr, Eyde. Esslg, Ney, Crow,
Revle, Lackey, Ulsh.
Philadelphia Division —23s crew first
to go after 3:45 p. m.: 207, 211, 239. 214,
242. 218, 237. 215, 204, 213, 241, 227.
Engineers for 2H, 239, 214, 242.
Fireman for 214.
Conductors for 8. 27.
Flagmen for 4. 15, 32, "5.
.Brakemen for S, 14. 18, 21, 35, 41, 42.
Conductor up: Pennell.
Flagmen up: Krow, Smith.
Brakemen up: Mumma. Mcpherson,
Bovd, Malseed. Goudy, Myers. Knight.
Shaffner, Dong, Vandling, Musser Camp
Middle Division —2 46 crew first to
go after 1:30 p. in.: 251, 245.
Slow freight movement will continue
over Sunday.
Ijaid off: 112, 105. 118. 114, 110, 103.
Harrlsburir Division —ls crew first to
go after 10:45 a. m.: 16, 12, 21, 4. 1, 9.
23, 19.
East-bound: 59. 51, 54, 53, 71, 65, 69,
56. 62, 58. 61, 57.
Engineers up: Craword. Morris, Kett
ner. Martin, Rlchwine. Pletz.
Firemen up: Chronister, Fulton, Sel
Brakeman up: Taylor.
Conductor up: ICline.
Visitors Clean Up Milltown Lads
in Rattling Battle on
Cottage Hill
Steelton High school's crippled foot- |
ball team went down to defeat at the
hands of Wilkes-Barre, on the Cottage
Hill griairon this afternoon, score 27-
14. The Steelton team was greatly
outweighed by the up-State eleven but
put up a game fight until the last
minute of play. Steelton's trick for
mations were worked to advantage but
Vilkes-Barre's heavy line was a stone
wall against which the Steelton line
plays went to pieces.
N orris Kicks Off
Play started promptly at 1.30
o'clock. Norrls kicked for Steelton.
The ball soared far down the field and
was caught by Miller, of Wilkes-Barre,
who immediately returned the kick.
One of Wilkes-Barre's fleet ends beat
the kick down the field and recovered
the ball. Officials, however, called the
play illegal and gave Steelton the ball
where the kick was received.
After fighting back and forth near
the center of the field for several min
utes Wilkes-Barre secured possession
of the ball and started a steady rush
down the field. On the 30-yard line
Mendelsohn, right halfback, plunged
through Steelton's line, broke away
from the second line of defense and
Scored the first touchdown of the
game. Miller kicked the goal. The
first quarter ended with the ball in
Steelton's possession near the center
! of the field.
With the opening of the second
quarter Steelton's players came back
strong. Play after play was sent
crashing against Wilkes-Barre's line.
Steadily but surely the up-state team
was pushed toward its goal. Finally
after a series of smashing line plunges
by Gardner and Dayhoff the latter tore
through Wilkes-Barre's line for the
second score of the game. Norrls
easily kicked the goal. The period
ended without further score, but with
Steelton getting the best of the play.
Third Period
The third period opened with Nor
rls' kick. Wilkes-Barre rushed the
hall to the center of the field, where
they were held for downs. Steelton
was unable to do much against Wilkes-
Barre's line, which greatly outweighed
the Steelton boys. After several short
rushes and trick formations, Gardner
kicked. Two rushes were followed by
a forward pass from O'Boyles to Mil
ler. This play netted Wilkes-Barre
twenty yards. Mendelsohn went over
for a touchdown. Miller kicked the
Fourth Period
In the final quarter Wilkes-Barre
scored a touchdown on a forward from
Miller to Poland, who tore down the
field for thirty yards. Miller missed
the goal. Wilkes-Barre got the sec
ond score In this quarter when Gard
ner fumbled and Bart recovered the
ball and tore down the field through
the entire Steelton eleven for an eigh
ty-yard run and the final score. Mil
ler kicked the goal.
Steelton's score came when Gardner
smashed through tackle for forty
yards. Dayhoff was unable to gain
and Gardner was given the ball and
carried It over, making three yards
through the line. Norrls kicked the
The line-up follows:
Wllk.es-Barre Steelton
Kemper, 1. e. Crowley, 1. e.
Bradshaw, 1. t. Wrenn, 1. t.
Schotcel, 1. g. Morrett, 1. g.
Kroll, c. Norris, c.
Bart, r. g. Le'vltz, r. g.
Mastro, r. t. Crump, r. t..
Poland, r. e. Eckenrode, r. e.
Miller, q. b. Rupp, q. b.
Hennery, 1. h. b. Gardner, 1. h. b.
Mendelsohn, r.h.b. Dayhoff, r. h. b.
Books, f. b. Wolfe, f. b.
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The Million-Dollar Artist, Who Makes One of Kinneard and Company in an
Quick Sketches of Funny People. Original Act with Good Music.
Vaudeville shows presented af the
Tech high school bazar given in the
Tech high school and auditorium last
night were applauded loudly by many
hundreds. The crowds far exceeded
the expectations of the committees and
every one of the 3,000 or foore people
who visited the bazar went home after
having one of the best times of their
life. The pretty booths on the third
Three Turkeys Found in City's
Markets After a Careful Search
Farmers, Wise-Boys, Are Keeping the Bird Back Until
Thanksgiving to Get Top-notch Prices
By careful search of every market
house in the city this morning, a re
porter for the Telegraph was able to
find three turkeys on the stalls.
Farmers explained that they are
holding the birds until the market
day before Thanksgiving when they
can get top-notch prices. The birds
are said to be scarce and the prices
Krall, Subcenter Has Collarbone
Broken in Last Play of
One-sided Game
Lebanon Valley's Reserves defeated
the Harrisburg Academy on Academy
Field this morning, score 25 to 0.
Both teams played good football.
One serious accident# occurred, the
lirst of the year. Krall, the substi
tute center, had his collarbone broken
in the last play. Krall, who is one
of the most popular men in school,
was a member of last year's baseball
team, playing pitcher and lirst base.
He was also on the team that repre
sented the Academy in the Penn re
lays last Spring.
Academy Outweighed
Academy played a fine game, but
was outweighed by the Annville team.
Lebanon Valley's players had to be on
their toes every minutes. The game
was marred considerably by constant
Saltsman and Holmes were particu
larly stars for the Academy. Holler
and Jennings also featured for the
local eleven. Evans. Race and Eich
elberger starred Tor the Lebanon Val
ley team. A crowd of about 500 at
tended the game. The line-up and
sum mary:
Academy Lebanon Valley
Ross, 1. e. Swartz, 1. e.
Harlacher, 1. t. Ininan. 1. t.
Hoke, 1. g. Yingst, 1. g.
Krall, c. Crabil, c.
W. Bennett, r. g, Blauch, r. g.
White, r. t. Bauchman, r. t.
R. Bennett, r. e. Wine, r. e.
Holmes, q. b. Race. q. h.
Jennings, 1. li. b. Evans, 1. h. b.
Holler, r. h. b. Eichelberger, r.h.b.
Saltsman. f. b. Foltz, f. b.
Touchdowns, Evans, Snavely, Eich
elberger, Race. Goal from touchdown,
Inman. Substitions, J. Hart for Ross,
Snavely for Foltz, Ziegler for Eichel
berger. Eichelberger for Ziegler.
Referee, Tatem. Umpire, Williams.
Linesman, Horton. Time of quarters,
12 minutes.
Deaths and Funerals
The funeral of H. M. Holstein, secre
tary of the Pennsylvania State Coun
cil, Order of United American Me
chanics, was held from his home, 12 6
Verbeke street, this afternoon at 2
o'clock. The Rev. Harry Nelson Bass
ler, pastor of the Second Reformed
Church, and the Rev. J. A. Lyter, pas
tor of Derry Street United Brethren
Church, conducted the services. Burial
was made in the East Harrisburg
Cemetery. State officers of the order
were pallbearers. Hundreds of mem
bers of the Order of United American
Mechanics attended.
Harry C. Bowers, aged 4 8 years, died
yesterday at the Polyclinic Hospital.
Mr. Bowers had been a lifelong resi
dent of New Cumberland and is sur
vived by a widow and six children.
Flora, Bessie, Esther, Harvey, Clar
ence and Robert. Private funeral serv
ices will be held Tuesday afternoon.
Burial will be made in the Camp Hill
Mrs. Sarah Jane Tonillnson, wife of
Francis C. Tomlinson, died early this
morning at her home, 1728 Fulton
street. She is survived by her husband
and the following children: Mrs. A. H.
Snyder, Mrs. F. W. Kaiser, Charles A.
and Harry B. t of Harrisburg; George
S„ of Halifax; William R., of Pitts
burgh. and Mrs. A. S. Moore, of Lan
caster. Funeral services willl be held
Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from
the Fifth Street Methodist Church, the
Rev. B. H. Hart officiating. Burial
will be made in the Harrisburg Ceme
Mrs. Catherine Brlghtbill, aged 72
years, died this morning at the home
of her daughter, Alice Brightblll, 1412
Wallace street. She Is survived by a
daughter Alice, one son, Frank, and a
brother J. Pilkey. Funeral services
will be held in Carlisle, where the
body will be removed by Undertaker 1
T. M. Mahk. Burial will be made in
the Carlisle Cemetery.
floor with the prettier girls behind
them made the usual hit. To-night's
fete promises to be jollier than even
last night's.
The program for the show is as fol
lows: Runkle Kids, the elever and
funny acrobats; Kohls' Harmonists, in
a musical comedy; Snow, the Million-
Dollur Artist, who keeps the tears
away with his comic rapid-fire sketches
of art; Kinneard, Levan and Gibson,
in a clever singing and dancing act.
will likely be higher this year.
Meats in the local markets were no
higher in price than last Saturday,
despite the threatened famine because
of the foot and mouth disease. The
quotations were a bit higher at the
opening of the markets, but the coun
try butchers refused to boost the prices
and the local meat dealers had to
come back to last Saturday's level.
Yale Won Toss and Scored on
Forward Pass After Few
Minutes of Play
By Associated Press
Princeton, N. J., Nov. 14. ldeal
weather conditions marked the real
football dedication of the Palmer
stadium here to-day when Yale and
Princeton met. The sun shone from a
cloudless sky and there was but the
slightest breeze from the north. The
playing lield, which had been covered
with several feet of straw until this
morning, was fresh and green and the
turf unusually fast. The early kick
ing practice showed that there was
little advantage so far as the wind
was concerned.
The scenic effect of the stadium
filled with brightly-gowned women
and their flag-bearing escorts aroused
the enthusiasm of every football fol
The Yale squad was first on the
field shortly after 1.30 and was fol
lowed almost immediately by the
Princeton cheering squad, which,
headed by a band, paraded around the
The Princeton team came on the
Held at 1.52 amidst the cheers of the
Tiger supporters.
Yale won the toss. Yale scored in
the llrst period on a forward pass, but
the try for goal failed. Yale, 6;
Princeton, 0.
City Auto Supply Co. Will
Have Additional Quarters
The storeroom and basement at
118-120 Market street has been leased
by the City Auto Supply Company.
The entire stock of accessories will be
I moved from the present location at
| 108 Market street to the new location,
adjoining the Senate Hotel. The pres
ent room at 108 Market street will be
devoted exclusively to the use of tires,
tubes and tire accessories. A special
stock reducing sale is now in force,
announcement of which appears else
where in this issue.
Arthur Johnson, as Lord Cecil in the
Beloved Adventures to-dav at the Pho
toplay. This series of one-reel Lubin
subjects, have been seen by hundreds,
rile eighth series to-day "Partners
With Providence," show the great Rail
road wreck which took plate at Phil
lipsburg, Pa., some few weeks ago A
two-reel Kalem feature. "His Inspi
ration" is also shown, featuring Tom
More. "Rosemary, For Remembrance,''
a two-act Selig drama, make a program
'SI EDITOR 131 •
To the Editor of tlic Telegraph:
Isn't it strange that such men like
Dr. Mudge, Dr. Fox, Dr. Ileist, Dr. Hart,
Dr. Yates, the Revs. Forncrook, Curtis,
Klahr, Schaum, Dr. Spangler. Dr. Lvter
Dr. Smucker and the many other men
of more than common Intelligence can
endorse all Dr. Stough does, and then
a lot of outsiders, who do not go to
hear him, can tlnd no good in lilm'
207 Hummel street,
Harrisburg, Pa.
Harry A. Brown, aged 34, of Lykens,
who attempted suicide at t<he Harris
burg Hospital by jumping over the
railing of the rear steps, was taken to
the State Insane asylum this morning.
It was thought yesterday that Brown
was fatally injured, but his condition
Earl A. Shutt, aged 22 years, of
Llnglestown, died last evening at the
Hftrflsburg Hospital. Shutt was an in
spector on the Philadelphia division of
the Pennsylvania railroad.
Somebody Seems to Find Pleasure
in Making the Bullets Whiz
About Folks' Heads
Residents of the lower end of Steel
ton have complained to the police
authorities about the amount of reck
less shooting in this locality at night.
It Is a nightly occurrence, say resi
dents of this section of town, to hear
the crack of a rifle or revolver and
hear the whiz of a bullet flying through
the air.
Most of the shooting, it seems, is
done from the hill back of South Third
street and in some of the alleys in the
neighborhood of Chambers street.
While no person has yet been in
jured by flying bullets, travel in this
section of town after 10 o'clock is not
very pleasant, according to some of the
residents. In a number of places bul
lets have struck houses and in one
case narrowly missed striking a man
as he was sitting reading a paper by
lUs fireside.
Detective Irvin Durnbaugh and a
number of police officers are on the
lookout for the shooters and If anyone
is caught using firearms prosecutions
will be started."
Plans Being Made For
Evacuation of Mexican
City on November 23
By Associated Press
Washington. Nov. 14.—While plans
for the American evacuation of Vera
Cruz on November 23 were being car
ried forward to-day grew in
official circles that further blood
shed between the Mexican fac
tions might be avoided by the truce
the Carranza and Villa factions are
reported to have entered Into until No
vember 20.
Carranza's call to General Gonzales,
the leading general upon whom he de
pends, to come to Mexico City was re
garded as evidence that further Influ
ences were at work to prevent a new
civil war, which military experts say
would be the bloodiest yet of the Mexi
can contacts.
Meanwhile it was indicated that Vil
la. holding San Potosi and the railroad
running to Tamplco, was resting his
army on its arms awaiting develop
ments. It seemed to-day that only the
most untowurd developmonts could
stay the departure of Brigadier Gen
eral Funston's forces and that the
Mexican factions would be left to set
tle their own differences.
Palace Theater Gives
Half of Day's Receipts
to Belgian Relief Fund
Manager Clyde Ivlinger, of the
Palace Theater, to-day contributed to
the Belgian fund, through the Harris
burg Telegraph, a check for $32.88.
This amount represented 50 per cent. I
of yesterday's receipts at this theater. I
Clarence O. Backenstoss, secretary to
Mayor John K. Royal, volunteered his
services to audit the receipts, the bene
fit proposition having been made
through Mr. Backenstoss.
By Associated Press
London, Nov. 14, 3.45 A. M.—The
Petrograd correspondent of the Daily
News sends the following comment
on the operations of "the Russian
"The German eastern army will con
duct the home defense from wto bases.
They are organizing their northern
forces at Thorn, using the back belt
railways to maintain communications
with their east Prussian army. The
new southern base is Oppein, on the
Odor, fifty miles southeast of Breslau.
"A quantity of guns are being
brought to Oppein from Cracow and
the latter place evidently is to be
abandoned to the Austrian garrison.
"In the last stages of the retreat
from Poland the Germans covered
twenty-tive miles daily. Their column
which fell back on Kaliz, lost 80,000
men, of whom 20,000 were killed."
W. L. Ixioser Addresses UarrlsburK
Council of Royal Arcanum
Harrisburg Council, No. 499, Royal
Arcanum, at a meeting in the Cameron
building last evening was entertuined
with a lecture on "Old Line and Fra
ternal Insurance," by W. L. Loeser, an
attorney who Is an active member of
the council.
After the business meeting of the
council, an open meeting Was held for
friends and visitors.
Among the visitors was C. H. Dunn,
of the New Amsterdam Council of
New York City.
Talks were given by George L. Reed,
regent, and John H. Campbell, de
Chamber of Commerce Gets Word
That ttogus Hill Is Hclng "Shoved"
Members of the Harrisburg Cham
ber of Commerce were to-day warned
to be on the lookout for a spurious five
dollar note. The Chamber of Com
merce in turn notified the police and
local merchants. The warning came
from the Altoona Chamber of Com
merce to Manager Henry L. Griffin
of the Woolworth and Company five
and ten cent store. Mr. Griffin notl
ed the Chamber of Commerce. Sev
eral bad bills were passed in Altoona.
Dr. Thomas Lynch Montgomery,
State Librarian, has secured twenty
volumes of each of the text an ! ref
erence book? that will be used b" the
Wharton Extension School for this
year's work and next year's also. They
will be placed in the State Library for
the use of the students of the school.
Ueorge W. Hill, president of itlie
Wharton Kxtenslon School of Accounts
and Finance, will appoint committees on
athletics, pins, buttons, publicity,
songs, employment, social functions
and debating.
Members of the Associate Conclave
will attend a meeting of Dauphin Con
clave. Independent Order of Odd Fel
lows, Monday night, at 321 Market
street. Harrisburg Odd Fellows will
confer the first degree on a number of
candidates at Duncannon to-niglit. The
degree team will be from State Capital
Dodge, No. "0. and Evergreen Lodge,
No. 205.
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 14. —The-State Su
preme Court to-day refused a new trial
to Leo M. Frank, convicted hern for
the murder of Mary Phagan. Frank's
motion for a rehearing was based on
the ground that his constitutional
rights had been violated by reason of
his absence from the courtroom when
the jury returned Its verdict.
Harrlsburg's public school teachers
will be paid next Wednesday. The
water and public department em
ployes received their money yesterday, i
NOVEMBER 14, 1914.
rnn MiDDLeTown
Railways Company Says Nothing
Will Be Done Within a Year
at Least
No extension of the llarrisburg Rail
ways Company will be made from Mid
dletown to Koyalton for at least a
year. Officials of the railways com
pany would not say to-day that the
extension will be made at all. Changes
in Middletown will be started Monday
Officials of the llarrisburg Railways
Company will meet the Royaiton offi
cials to hear what they nave to say
about the extension some time next
The changes in Middletown will be
in connection with the improvements
at the Middletown car works. Instead
of running the cars by way of Main
street to Wood and thence to Cath
erine. the new route will be out Main
street to Catherine, to Water, to
Spring, to Union, to Emaus, to Cath
erine and then to Main.
The change will not affect the
Steelton Snapshots
Recovering from Typhoid.—Mrs. A.
J. Heinley, of Lansdale, formerly Miss
Irene Dunn, is ill with typhoid fever.
She has passed the danger mark and
will recover. Her mother, Mrs. U. K.
Dunn. Adams street, is with her during
her illness.
Woods Bum.—Fire swept through
the woods near Harrlsburg and Pine
streets yesterday and threatened a
number of dwelling houses.
Will Hear Ktough.—The men's Bible
class of the Main Street Church of God
will attend the afternoon service in
the tabernacle to-Tnorrow.
Maltas Hold Social.—Baldwin Com
mandery. Knights of Malta, will hold
the iirst of a series«of winter socials
in its hall Monday evening. Many vis
iting Maltas will be present and the
Rutherford Y. M. C. A. chorus will
sing. T. MeCutcheon will deliver an
Raze Kiln*).—The Steelton and Har
risburg Brick Company, which has
closed its brick plant here, will start
dismantling the kilns here Monday.
Observe Clmrch Day.—Church day
will be observed by the congregation
of Centenary United Brethren Church,
South Second street, next Wednesday.
Special services will be held at 10
o'clock in the morning.
Grace U. E.—The Rev. J. M. Sharp,
pastor, Sunday school, preach
ing. 10 o'clock; K. L. C. K., 6.45 and
preaching, 7.30.
Trinity Episcopal—The Rev. S. H.
Rainey, rector, S. S., 10; morning
prayer and sermon, 11; evening song
service and sermon. 7.30.
Centenary U. B. Sunday school,
9.30; preaching. 10.30, "Qualifications
for Soul Winning;" no services in the
afternoon and evening or during the
First Presbyterian—The pastor will
preach at 11, "These that have Turned
the World Upside Down are Come
Hither Also," and ut 7.30, "A Soui
Versus the World:" Sabbath school,
9.45; Christian Endeavor, 6.30.
St. Mark's Lutheran—The Rev. Wil
liam B. Smith. 10.30, "True Righteous
ness;" 2, Sunday school; 6.45, Chris
tian Endeavor; 7.30, "Faith."
First Reformed —The Rev. Charles
A. Huyette. At 10 o'clock the congre
gation and Sunday school will observe
home missionary day with a special
service entitled "Forward." Offerings
for building fund. Evening worship
and sermon at 7.30, subject, "The Sin
of Doing Nothing."
Main Street Church of God —The
Rev. G. W. Get'/. 0.30, "Paul's Conse
cration;" 7.30, "Keeping the Heart."
First Methodist The Rev. J. H.
Royer. 11, "Feeding the Multitude;"
Sunday school and church will unite
at this service; no evening services.
Playlet and \ddrcss l»y Grand Chief
Will He Features
Harrisburg Castle, No. 508, Knights
of the Golden Eagle, will hold a social
in Kinnard's Hall, 305 Broad street,
Tuesday evening. Elaborate prepa
rations have been made for the affair,
which is expected to mark a red-letter
night in the lodge's history.
During the evening there will be an
entertainment entitled "The District
School" by a company of high-class
entertainers. John B. Graybill, of
Lancaster, chief of the grand castle,
will also be present to deliver an ad
dress. The address of welcome will be
made by James Benfer, past chief. Re
freshments will be served.
The committee in charge of the
arrangements includes John W. Gris
singer, J. W. Alberts, P. R. Troup and
G. W. Sheaffer.
By Associated Press
New York, Nov. 14.—President Wil
son arrived in New York from Wash
ington at 6 o'clock this morning and
went immediately to the liome of. Col.
E. M. House, whose guest he will be
to-day and to-morrow. Accompany
ing the president were his daughters,
Miss Margaret Wilson and his naval
aid and physician, Dr. Cary Grayson.
The President planned to return to
Washington at 5 o'clock to-morrow
President Wilson planned to spend
the day at the Piping Rock Club on
Long Island returning late this after
noon to the home of Colonel House.
To-morrow the President will attend
services at the Fifth Avenue Presby
terian Church after which he will be
the dinner guest of Cleveland H.
Dodge at Riverdale. He planned to
return to the home of Colonel House
to-morrow afternoon before departing
for Washington.
S. C. Morrow, censured by the coro
nor's Jury, as having been responsible
for the death of Ralph Wltmer, aged
9 years, 20 South Twentieth-and-a-
Half street, denied any responsibility
in the accident to-day.
In substantiation of his denial Mr.
Morrow asks that before he is censur
ed, those who charged him with negli
gence, examine his auto. The Mor
row auto, it Is said, was broken on
the side, and not in the front, which
in the opinion of Mr. Morrow shows
that he tried to get out of the way of
the Miller auto.
George A . Harwood. chief engineer
of the New York Central electric zone
improvements, last night spoke to more
than 150 members of the Engineers' So
ciety of Pennsylvania. The address
was illustrated with stereoptlcon
slides, showing architectural and me
chanical developments in the improve
ments of the Grand Central Terminal of
the New York Central and Hudson
River Railroad.
Church of God Minister to Talk
on Bright and Dark Sides
of the Work
. The tenth an- ""W
nlversary of the
jl pastorate of the
MlmWg Rev. B. L. C.
fm- * M Btter - at 1h 0
** Church of God,
years ago on No-
Rev. B. 1.. C. Baer vember 8. He ia
a graduate of the Shlppensburg Nor
mal School and Findtay College, Ohio.
This Is his first pastorate. About three
month ago the Rev. Mr. Baer received
a call from the Front Street Church of
God, in Flndlay, Ohio, which he re
fused, although there was an increas
ed salary attached to the offer.
During the Rev. Mr. Baer's term as
P"Stor the membership of the church
has been increased greatly, the hand
some new brick parsonage has been
built and the East End Chapel, in the
East End of Highsplre, has been
To-morrow the Rev. Mr. Baer will
take for the subject of his morning
sermon, "The Bright and Pleasant
Side of Ministry In Highspire." There
will be special music at both morning
and evening services.
i The hugh culvert between Enhaut
and Bressler has been completed and
accepted by the Swatara township
commissioners. The culvert is 140 feet
long and is of reinforced concrete con
struction. The work was done under
the direction of F. H. Shaw, a civil
engineer, of Lancaster. The cost was
Plans for the organization of a hose
company in Mohn street are being
considered by prominent citizens of
Swatara township. The large number
of disastrous fires in this section in re
cent years has created considerable
interest in the jiroject.
The new two-roomed school' bi 'd
ing at Bressler has been completed by
contractor Augustus Wlldman, of liar,
risburg, and will be occupied by tbf
school children the first time MorJ
The Swatara township commission
ers will meet Monday evening to close
accounts for the year ending Decem
ber 31.
The Adams street hall was crowded
last evening when colored voters of
Steelton celebrated the
victory, November 3. Speeches
made by W. J. Bailor, P. S. Black
well, C. H. R. Jones, E. L. Carey, F. S.
Jefferson and Frank Malseed. Floyd
J. Johnson presided. A. W. Dunkle
was indorsed by county treasurer.
Arthur Clemens, of Gettysburg Col
lege, is home over the week-end.
Charles B. Loy, 4 0 South Fourth
street, is visiting his grandmother, Mrs.
Elizabeth Barr, in Lancaster.
Harry M. Spink, 24 Adams street, is
spending a week with his aunt in
Frankford, Philadelphia.
Mrs. Peter Ludwig and Mrs. George
M. Geistwhite have returned from a
visit to Lisburn.
Mrs. Amanda Slaybaugh, North
Front street, is home from a visit to
her daughter, Mrs. Albert Treher, Fay
. etteville.
Mrs. Clinton Thompson and son
Robert are guests of Mrs. Elizabeth
Witmer, Mechanicsburg.
Steelton Scrubs defeated the Enhaut
i A. C., score 0 to 0, on the Cottage Hill
gridiron this morning.
The Fortnightly Club will meet on
Monday evening at the home of Miss
Carl. South Second street. The pro
gram follows: Chapter 8, "The Na
tional Government," "Congress," Miss
Helm; "The Composition of the Sixty
third Congress," Miss Ada Hill; "Pow
ers Granted and Powers Denied Con
gress," Miss Crouse; "How a Bill Be
comes a Law," Miss Carl.
Constable John Gibb last evening
arrested Nikolo Bakic, an Austrian,
who is charged with being one of the
I highwaymen who Thursday evening
held up and robbed Anton Tobilas at
;. Front and Molin streets.
Mr. and Mrs. George Green gave a
I surprise party in honor of their son.
i Lester, at their home in Second street
• Thursday evening. Games and music
■ were followed with dainty refresli-
I ments. Among the guests were Mrs.
■ George M. Rissinger and son Donald,
■ Mr. and Mrs. Brothers, Anna Hoch,
Zelma Leidig, Helen Thomson, Esther
' Hahn, Ruth Shuler, Mae Bamberger,
1 Evelyn Waidley, of Enhaut; John
' Hoch. Wilbur Hoch, Bruce Heberlig,
Walter Diffendcrfer, Earl Smeltzer,
Leßoy Hurst, Edgar Hastings, Lester
Green, Meade Green and Mr. and Mrs.
f George A. Green.
I United Brethren—The Rev. H. F.
Rhoad. 10.45 and 7.30; Sunday school,
' 9.30; Christian Endeavor, 9.30.
St. Peter's Lutheran The
Frank Edward Moyer. 10.30, "The s
■ Reward of Faithfulness;" 7.30, "Con
■ version;" Sunday school, 9.30, tem
■ perance service: junior Christian En
i deavor, 3; senior Christian Endeavor,
i 6.45. Children's sermon before regu
i lar morning sermon.
Miss Sylvia Guhl and Miss May Poist
were in Hummelstown yesterday.
M. F. Decker has moved his family
to Elklns, W. Va.
Roy S. Balmer has returned from a
ten days' hunting trip near Elizabeth
town. He bagged thirty-three rabbits
i and one gray squirrel.

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