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OLE Sir Walter Raleigh sent out his men to find gold an' they fetched back tobacco. L But Sir Walt he wasn't disappointed a bit— ~L,SSMC j No - sl " »»*• fFc «• what good is money but to pro le the good things of life like ELVET, The Smoothest Smoking ■ obacco ? 10c buys a tin and 5c a netal-lined bag of this Kentucky's Bvtrley de Luxe with that aged-in the-wood mellowness found only AMERICAN TELLS OF STARVING BELGIANS [Continued From First Page] lation or to the inhumanity of the conqueror. It is simply war up to date; civilized, Christian war. American Relief Arrives "The American relief steamer Co hlez, carrying more than 1,000 tons of good stufts, arrived at Rotterdam from London at 3 o'clock Sunday morning. The Dutch government, with great kindness, made an excep tion to the rigid rule against working on Sunday. The labor unions made equal concessions, with the result that on Monday morning eight barges, towed by four express tugs, left Rot terdam enroute for Brussels with re lief supplies. • On each barge was a large printed notice certifying that the cargo had been sent by tho Amer ican Commission in care of the Amer ican Minister to Belgium. On the door of the captain's cabin in each barge was a copy of General Von Der Goltz's proclamation instructing all German officials to give safe conduct end assistance to the American relief cargo. General Von Der Goitz is Ger man military governor of Belgium. "The crews of the barges and tugs were Dutch and each man carried with no little pride an order for safe conduct from the German authorities permitting him to go to Brussels and return unmolested to Holland. "Accompanied by M. M. Langhorne, secretary of the American Legation at Brussels, and Mr. Wyman, an Ameri can resident, in an automobile, I fol lowed this old flotilla of mercy as it threaded its way from canal to canal nnd from lock to lock. At Hanswert, (i town on the Belgian-Dutch frontier, 1 anticipated some difficulties as to this first consignment of relief. On the contrary, the German officials were fully informed and there was no de- Jay whatever. "Thence to Brussels the German ar rangments for getting our cargo through expeditiously were perfect. Cl'he sealed hatches of the barges were Biever opened or touched on all the way to Antwerp, Malines and Brussels. "Tho country people came running to the banks of the canal, where they istared at our flotilla as if it were a mirage. For a week not a single barge had passed where formerly there were a thousand hourly. Food Was Godsend "To the Belgian country folk it was at first just a Godsend dream to re mind them of tho peaceful days pre ceding the nightmare of war. When they found that there were real barges bearing food their great thankfulness found ready expression. ' "On Wednesday morning, just one week after the ship left London, we drove up in front of the American Le gation at Brussels and told Brand Whitiock, the American Minister to Belgium, that the relief barges were safely moored in a pocket of (the main canal. A few minutes later Mr. Whit lock's automobile brought the Marquis De Villalobar, the Spanish Minister, and the heads of the Belgian Central relief committee. The Marquis was all enthusiasm. He grasped my hand, exclaiming, 'What splendid news! You Americans are wonderful. When you take a thing in hand you certainly do und do it quickly.' "There was no need for the news papers to spread the report of our arrival. In one hour all Brussels knew and rejoiced. Many people had feared that we would never get the food into Belgium and that if we did we would' not get by the wall of sol diers surrounding Brussels. "We drove back to Holland by way of Louvain, Aerschot and Thourot to Breda, on the Dutch frontier. Wo found several villages in the Limburg district that had been without salt for a month. At almost every bridge we met men with boxes soliciting relief from travelers I'roni more fortunate districts. This looks like begging, but there are some conditions justifying anything. We met few Belgian men. Eighty per cent, of the people in these country districts are women and chil dren. We saw them eating green vegetables, beets and apples. They liad little else. Children Afraid to liaugli "There were thousands of children nil afraid to laugh. Like their mothers, they seemed spellbound by the melan choly fascination of the ruins in which they found shelter. The contrast be tween them and the contented song loving German soldier is appalling. "The Germans, who throughout treated us with the greatest courtesy and consideration, are clearing the debris from the water fronts so that the shipments of relief supplies from America can be landed in the various towns without difficulty. They also nre working on the canals and prom ise us by November 17 to clear the ■waterway to Liege, which at present Is very hard to reach." Mr. Bell will return to Rotterdam to-day to continue the work of rush ing Ihe emergency food supplies Into districts where they are most needed. Tech Vaudeville and Bazaar Donrx Open 7:15 Vaudeville Curtain 7:43 BE THERE—when The Runkles reach the footlights. SEE—Snow & Co., The Million Dollar Artists. HEAR—Eo ill's Harmonists. I<ook over tills offering: Gibson, IjeVan K- Kinneard in a clever musics 1 skit; Laucks, the Impersonator; Hinkson, in a feature demonstration. ADMISSION" i! 0 CENTS SATURDAY EVENING, 219 BELGIAN SHIP SAILS li! FEW DAYS [Continued From First Page] the relief. He would not give his name, but we wish we had it. What those four pennies cost him can be imagined. Twenty-five cents was also laid on the counter by a woman who asked that it be given as "The< Widow's Mite." The attaches of the bureau of vital statistics of the State Department of Health sent in $2 7, which they had collected, and it was immediately wired to Philadelphia. R. W. Woods, of Biain, Perry county, sent $lO with the request that it be spent for food for "the starving Bel gian babies." The Donations The donations to date are: Previously acknowledged . . .$1,485.78 Mrs. W. F. W 5.00 Newsboys 6.40 A Newsboy .04 Elizabeth Keffer 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Dunn .... .50 Widow's Mite .2i Elsie Oudtn 5.00 R. V. Woods 10.00 Katherin P. First 1.00 Mrs. E. C. First 2.00 Employes of Bureau of Vital Statistics . . . .' 27.00 Mrs. John F. Gorman 1.00 WEST SHORE NEWS REAIi ESTATE TRANSFERS By Special Correspondence Enoln, Pa., Nov. 14.—Real estate transfers have been made in Enola and East Pennsboro township during the past week as follows: H. R. Young and wife, property, to G. W. Palmer for $2,700: Enola Realty Com pany, two properties on Columbia road, to Mrs. Serena E. Reidlinger, consideration $3,290.00. Enola Real ty Company to J. L. Curtis and wife, lot corner of Columbia road and Al toona avenue, c6nsideration S4OO. J. W. Wilbur and wife to Helen Dur burow, lot at private sale. J. W. Wil bur and wife, lot to William Dur burow at private sale. PIPE ORGAN* RECITAL By Special Correspondence Meclianicsbiirg, Pa., Nov. 14. —A pipeorgan recital in the First United Brethren Church, by Miss Violet Mae Beitzel, Thursday evening, was a very gratifying success. Miss Beitzel was assisted by Mrs. Claire Harnish, so pranoist. Miss Beitzel clearly demon strated to her audience that she was a master of the instrument. The numbers rendered by Mrs. Harnish were presented in a delightful man ner. ANNOUNCE MIRTH OF DAUGHTER Enola. Pa., Nov. 14.—Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Kraber, of Cumberland road, Enola, announce the birth of a daugh ter. VIOLIN RECITAL Rhippensburg, Pa., Nov. 14. Jules Falk, a noted violinist, gave a very pleasing recital last evening to a large audience at the Normal recital chapel. LYCEUM COURSE DATES Shippensburg. Pa.. Nov. 44. The [high school has arranged a lyeeum I course with the following numbers: November 28, Walter Eerier anil the Four College Girls; December S. The Karnard Orchestra: January 21, Dr. [John Merritt Driver; February 17, Faber, the Magician, and April 26, Hal i wood Robert Manlove. CYCLISTS TO SEASON'S *'"' ■"' •■■ . '-■ | ■ ... " .... -- J ■ BRITISH BATTLESHIP SUNK OFF IRISH COAST [Continued lYom First l*«fte] was removed from the liner as soon as warships for the purpose were avail able. Germans Fail in Their Attempt to Capture Bridge at Nieuport U.v Associated Press Paris, Nov. 14, 2.47 p. m. The French official communication this afternoon says the German attack against the bridge at Nieuport resulted in failure, and that various offensive movements of the enemy around Ypres have been checked. • The text of the communication fol lows: "In Belgium a German attack against the head of the bridgo at Nieuport resulted in failure, and vari ous efforts at offensive movement on the part of the enemy in the region to the east and to the southeast of Ypres have been checKed. • "In the environs of Bixachoote we have progressed one kilometer toward the east. "Between the canal of La Bassee and Arras our troops have made minor progress. "In the region of Lassigny and in the vicinity of the Aisne, as far as Berry-au-Bac, the Germans have at tacked but without success. "in the Argonne the fighting has re commenced with greater spirit. The enemy endeavored, but in vain, to re capture Four de Paris and St. Hubert. Particularly in the vicinity of Verdun several partial offensive movements on the part of the enemy were checked by the tire of our artillery before the for word movement of the enemy's in fantry could be undertaken. "In the Woevre district and in Lor raine, where bad weather prevails, there is nothing to report." England Appreciates Many Gifts Sent to Her Army From America By Associated Press London, Nov. 14, 6.80 a. m.—Ameri cans have been liberal in response* to Queen Mary's appeal for 300,000 pairs of socks and belts for the soldiers at the front. Through Lady Arthur Pa get, who Is prominent in the relief work in behalf of the soldiers, the need of a fund for the supply of these articles was brought, especially to the attention of American women. In discussing to-day the response to this appeal Lady Paget said: "The generosity of my country women and countrymen is most grati fying. Every day I receive parcels from all parts of America. Already 15,000 pairs of socks have been sent to me, many accompanied by touch ing letters from women, children and shop girls. Some say there is noth ing they could spare except an hour of daily knitting, but that they gladly yielded their leisure time to help the men in the trenches." Lady Paget has received the fol lowing letter from Queen Mary: "Buckingham Palace, Nov. 7. "Dear Lady Paget: "The Queen is much touched at the very large number of socks, belts and shirts being made and sent to you for our troops by friends and well-wishers in the United States. Can you find some opportunity of expressing to them Her Majesty's very grateful thanks for this practical mark of sympathy ? "Yours trulv. "MARY TREFUSIS, "Lady-in-waitlng." Foreigners to Be Shot if Any Turks Are Killed By Associated Press London, Nov. 14, 7.45 a. m.—A dis patch to the Times from Cairo, Egypt, dated Friday, says: "The British and French consuls from Damascus and Alepho, who reached Cairo with American assist ance, assert that before being allowed to leave they were obliged to sign a document agreeing In the event of an attack by the allies on the Syrian ports to the shooting of three British, French or Russian resident for every Turk killed." RUSSIANS WITHDRAW TROOPS By Associated Press London, Nov. 14. 10.10 a. m. A Copenhagen dispatch to the Star says: "News from Helsingfors, Finland, says the Russians have withdrawn troops from the east and west of Finland to join the main Russian army, indicat ing that Russia's fear of Swedish in vasion of Finland vanished. This with drawal of the military strength from Finland has made a good impression in Sweden." HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH BOTH SIDES CLAIM SUCCESS ID WEST; [Continued From First I'ngc] j either In tile way of repulsing tJerman i attacks or making slow advances. Slowly Push Forward German military authorities made no modification of their previous as sertions that their forces were clow I v pushing onward at various |*>ints in Belgium. I'linllieial advices from Ber lin showed that the tiernian people were increasingly optimistic on ac count of the latent reports from the front. A military critic at Berlin draws from the capture of French prisoners near N'lcuport the conchi-, slon that the successive sliocks of bat- ; tie have almost cut to pieces the Bel 1 gion army and that It has been neecs sary to send French troops to the coast to assist those who still remain to. hold the line. Turkey rpupnril her elnlinn to vie- [ tory over Itunnlun foreew, ntntinit .lie In wider* are helnu pimhed liuek to Kiim wilin k011.4 V mirprlMc attnek by Hie Turku, t'onntiinlnople report*. maile i wleh Kuril Mueet-HN tlint tlie ItiinHiaiiM were ilrlven Imek tomirds llntiim, lon liib xevernl towns. In n linttle nenr Kr/eriim the ItiiMHiaiiM are Hnlil to have lon t N,500 men. Sternly I 1 roKI'I'KM I'etroicrnd. however, re|iort* steady proKreuM In the eiiiupnlgn iiHTaliist I Turkey. | Of what In hnppenlni; In the Rreat KtriiKKle further lior'h. between the KuHHlnriN anil the Teutonle Milieu there was no further woril. At Inst xieeountN ItiiMMla na« n 1111 Nweeplnic forward ncrOKH Gnlleln, while both I'etroisrad , nnil llerlln Were elalniliiK tlie ailvantiiKe [ in the tlghtluj* alonic tlie German bor- I iter. Whether the ImttleMlilp AudnelouM j nan hit by a torpedo or dlxnbleil by a mine had not been eNtnhliplied. The battleship, put into eominlKNlon lens than two yearn ajco, nnil third In ton iinice of 'the llrltlnli navy, went to tlie bottom on Oetober 27 off the north eonst of Ireland. Her erew of KIHI of ficers nnil men were rebelled, with one or two posMllile exeeptlona, by hiiiiill i boats from the liner Olymple. The llritlnh eenmorN illil not permit tllln news to be eobled mid the faei Is made known by letter advices. Wreck Crew Called to Get Dead and Injured From Beneath Engine . By Associated Press Pottsville, Pa., Nov. 14.—Two per snos were killed a third so badly In jured that amputation of both limbs may be necessary, and the. fourth is badly bruised and cut about the face and body as the result of a train on the Reading, striking an automobile driven by Peter McCormick, the Phila delphia and Reading station agent "at Girardville, while crossing the tracks at St. Nicholas, about 11 o'clock last night. The killed arc: Marron McCormick, son of Peter McCormick, of Girard ville; Mrs. C. S. Brown, of Girardville. The injured: Peter McCormick, of Girardville, legs badly crushed and amputation of both may be necessary; Miss Mary Horn, of MaizeVille, sister in-law of Mr. McCormick. The autoists were returning to their homes after an evening's automobile drive and were crossing the tracks when an engine suddenly made Its ap pearance, striking the machine and crushing it. It was necessary to bring out the wreck train with a derrick in order to remove the bodies of some of the unfortunates, who were under the engine. GERMANS SATO TO HE MAKING SATISFACTORY PROGRESS By Associated Press Berlin, Nov. 13, via The Hague and London, Nov. 14, 3.00 A. M.—To-day's news from the western war -theater increased public confidence that the Germans are making satisfactory progress there. Major Morsht, military critic for the Tageblatt, referring to the fact that the prisoners taken at Nieuport, Bel gium, yesterday were French says ho regards this as proof that the recent defeats of the Belgians have so thin ned thely ranks that the exhausted survivors had to be replaced by French soldiers. He says further that the losses in prisoners at Ypres indi cate that the enemy's energy is flag ging. DI KE OF CUMBERLAND IS REPORTED TO BE DEMENTED By Associated Press London, Nov. 14, 4.35 A. M.—The Copenhagen correspondent of the Standard sends the following: "Prince Ernest August (the Duke of Cumberland), father of the Duke of Brunswick, who is the Emperor's son-in-law, has been discovered wan dering about in a demented condi tion. He had been missing for several weeks and it is said that the war has affected his brain. It is understood he is now in an asylum. RESTRICT TRADING MONDAY By Associated Press Liverpool, Nov. 14.—The directors of the Liverpool Cotton Exchange to day announced that on Monday trad ing will be restricted until 3 p. m and unrestricted thereafter. Trading will begin with May-June onward, no transactions further than fifteen months ahead. ' This May Happ I ' THE SUM ni? ™ IN PAYMENT OP jy THE CIIASE NATIONAL BANK NEW YORK.N.Y. J CHIEF ACCOUNTANT' Mr. Kinser was among those who perished in the fire which entirely destroyed the Missouri Athletic Club, St. Louis, resulting in the loss of 33 lives. He was in sured under the GENERAL Accident's Utopia Policy paying double indemnity for injuries caused by burning buildings. ACCIDENT INSURANCE IN THE GENERAL ACCIDENT Is the Maximum of Protection to Your Family I. MILLER, Gen. Agt. 103 N. Second St. * STATE REVENUES WOE BADLY JARRED Not Near as Much Money Avail able For Appropriations as at End of Last Year ll^^L just issued that on November 11 the receipts were $9,172,714.68 less than the total last year. The statement adds: "Confronted by a slender treas ury balance, Auditor General Powell has been obliged to put the brakes on expenditures and has been forced to withhold the making of some of the larger payments, including some on account of the public school appro priation." At the close of business on Novem ber 11 it is stated that the balance in the general fund was $5,925,699.28, of which a large part is in special funds and not available for general purposes. Among these funds enu merated by the Auditor General are half a million for emorgency use by the National Guard, $277,138.99 from hunters' licenses, the income from au tomobile registrations; highway con struction refunds, forest reserve funds and other items making up a total of $2,108,396.06. it is also pointed out that on December 1 about two million and a half of hospital and charitable appropriations will be come due and must be paid out of the general fund. Awaiting Report. Capitol Hill is the report which the State Economy awaiting with considerable interest and Efficiency Commission will make to Governor Tener in a short time. This commission was named to inves tigate the State government and to lind out where money could be saved and the business system Improved. It has been at work for several months and has studied State institutions in addition to State hospitals. The report is expected to recommend numerous changes and also to discuss the con struction of buildings and other pub lic projects by a State department in stead of by commissions. Public Service. —Final argument In the industrial railroad cases, in which a dozen or more "short lines" owned by steel and other manufacturing com panies are asking for restoration of switching allowances and other items; the complaint of Director M. L. Cooke against the Philadelphia Electric Company; submission of a score or moro contracts between public utili ties and municipalities and the con sideration of the reorganizatict of the New York, Chicago and Pittsburgh Hallway Company are the chief mat ters for the Public Service Commis sion during the coming week. This week the commission held special hearings ip Pittsburgh and Scranton, but next week all hearings and meet ings will bo In 1-larrisburg. The Phila delphia electric caso was scheduled tor Philadelphia, but was transferred to this city and is to bo held Tuesday afternoon. The same day complaints about water rates in several parts of the State are to be considered. Jump in Oleo List. —The growth of the oleomargarine business In the State is shown by the fact that since January 1, 2,361 licenses for its sale have been issued against a total of 1,908 for last year and 380 for 1907. The income from oleo licenses this year has been considerably above SIOO,OOO. Poll*® Helping. Members of the State Police force are acting with the State's gamo and-fish wardens in pre venting violations of the laws during the Fall season. Details of State po licemen are In the deer hunting dis tricts and also watching rivers noted for salmon fishing. A number of ar rests were made for shooting deer without horns and for illegally catch ing tish in the Susquehanna. Ninth Street Crossing.—The city Is asking the Public Service Commission to approve the Ninth street crossing of the Philadelphia and Reading. No Kstimatca i*la<le. Officials of the State Forestry Department de clined to-day to make any estimates on forest lires. There are so many that their extent cannot be ascertained to-day. Appointed Notary.—Mrs. M. Eliza beth Walsh, of this city, was appoint ed a notary public to-dny. Many Deer Shot. Reports from hunting regions are to the effect that [plenty of deer are being shot. In some NOVEMBER 14, 1914. districts the deer are almost too tame to be good sport. Asked llnfnmiation. Miss Jane Jackson, head of the children's wel fare work in Manila, has asked State Commissioner of Health Samuel G. Dixon for infori/ition regarding the work of this State for children. Western Visitors. Visitors from Western Pennsylvania included ex- District Attorney W. J. Blaklely, Sen ator David Hunter, Jr., Pittsburgh, and Judge J. C. Work, of Uniontown. Have Knougli Uniforms.—Adjutant General Thomas J. Stewart said to day regarding criticisms made in Washington that the militia of the country did not have enough uniforms, that the Guardsmen of Pennsylvania have a dress uniform and an olive drab woolen uniform, and that in ad dition they have been allowed to re- I tain the olive drab cotton uniform which is now obsolete. Cattle Disease.—Word was received at the office of the State Livestock Sanitary Board to-day that the Fed [eral government agents had been di rected not to go above S2OO in apprais ! ing a herd of cattle infected with foot jand mouth disease without special in ] structions. The government and the i State are dividing the cost of the cattle killed. No new counties were report ed as showing the disease among eat itle to-day. New Market Heard From. —W. H. Davis, Martin W. Coulter and others have petitioned the commission for the establishment of station facilities at New Market and Ilella Vista, on the line of the Northern Central Railway. GERMANS FAIIj TO CROSS YSER By Associated Press London, Nov. 14, 8.25 A. M.—An Amsterdam dispatch to Reuter's Tele gram Company says: "According to the Telegraaf's Sluis correspondent, the Germans after the occupation of Dixmude tried unsuccessfully to cross the Yser. Patrols of the allies are re connoitering close to Ostend. Meas ures fo rthe defence of the coast con tinue. FEAR jVO TYPHOID AT IIOMI3 The Board of Health announced this morning that it was found unneces sary to take any action in regard to the case of typhoid fever at the Chil dren's Industrial Home, at Nineteenth and Swatara streets. This was decided upon because the boy who has the dis ease was not from this city, having been brought to the home where pre cautions were immediately taken as soon as the disease was known. NAT WILLS, KING OF TRAMPS, AT THE ORPHEUM NEXT WEEK NAT M. WILLS Mr. Nat M. Wilis, one of the best known vaudeville headliners on the Keith circuit, will be at the Orpheum next week. As the "King of Tramps," Mr. Wills does a monologue that is «Pill IS 1 PRACTICAL WAYS Gives Money For the Promotion of Industrial and Agricultural Education Approximately $25,000 is being paid out by Father Penn to school districts of the State, as State aid for courses in industrial and agricultural educa tion and for instruction in household arts. This is the largest amount of money given out for vocational educa tion and illustrates the manner In which courses of practical instruction have been taken up. Eleven districts have taken up in dustrial education and ten have been giving instruction in household arts, while five have full-fledged courses in agricultural education. The amount | devoted to State aid for industrial edu cation is $16,232.68, for household I arts $3,255.17 and for agriculture $3,- 1608.55. A very substantial proportion lof State aid is given for this Instruc i tion. ) The districts which have received State aid for industrial education are Scranton, Altoona, Williamsport, Ells worth, Wilkes-Barre, Nanticoke, Shickshinny, Shamokin, York, We namie, Philadelphia and Those which are given aid for house - hold arts are W'aynesboro, Titusvllle, Scranton, Altoona, Williamsport, Ells worth, Nanticoke, Shamokin, ton and Gettysburg. Agricultural •education was given State aid in Waterford, Honesdale, Troy and Montrose boroughs and in Mt. Pleasant township, Westmoreland county. Since school began other dis tricts have taken up agricultural edu cation and will be extended aid from the Commonwealth next year. CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE Chicago, 111., Nov. 14. Board of Trade closing: Wheat—December. 1.15: May, 1.2114• Corn —December, 65%; May, 71%. Oats —December, 4!)%; May, 53%. Pork—January, 19.10; May, 19.60. Lard—January, 10.47; May, 10.57. Ribs—January, 10.22; May, 10.55. declared to be a continuous laugh o, 20 minutes' duration. Homer Mason and Marguerite Keeler, who two sea sons ago presented a sketch called "In and Out," will also ba on Ux* bill in a new offering. 9