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' HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH LXXXIII— No. 300 52.D80 RED CROSS STAMPS IN COUNTY Dozen Towns Within Fifty Miles of City Boost Christmas Seal Sales ROCKVILLE S GREAT RECORD I Mis? Celia Hoffman's Primary School Sells 1,000 ; 30,- 000 in Steelton While llarrisburg's schools, churches, j fraternal organizations, public utilities. 1 merchants and businessmen aro co- [ operating with the Red Cross Christ- 1 mas seal campaign committee in tho sale of thousands of stamps in this! city, the boroughs and smaller towns ! within a radius of fifty miles are just j about closing what will probably be! the most successful suburban crusade In ihe history of the movement. Just 02.000 of the Red Cross seals} have been distributed in at least a j dozen towns and according to reports I submitted to date to Pr. Galen Hain. j the chairman, the Yuletide stickers! are being disposed of with remarkable < celerity. Dr. Hain, who has handled this end ! of the work for the last four years, j said yesterday that subcommitteemen ' iii every town are co-operating splen- 1 didly. "For four years now we've ban- ! died this campaign In the towns round i about here." said Dr. Hain. "and while it still requires a lot of careful work and study, the early efforts at organ ization are bearing fruit in the shape of good sales. Too much credit cannot be given the chairmen of the various! small town committees; it is due to j their efforts that the sales are pro- ! gressing so well." The 62.000 seals have been dis tributed in nearby towns as follows: Steelton. 30,000. Mrs. I* B. Johnson, i chairman of general committee. Hershey, 7.000. Miss Alice M. Elder, j Middletown. .",000. Dr. Collin S. Few. * .ilummelstown. .">,OOO. G. D. Strickler. Millcrsburg. .">.OOO. C. AY. Rilbendall. Mechanlcsburg, 5.000. Miss Mary Clark. 1 Williamstowu. 2.000, J. R. Hancock j and Patrick Median. Camp Hill, 2.000. Mrs. Kd. Pardee. ! l.ykcns. 3.000. John 11. Kby. Fairview. 1,500, Mrs. A. Hoover. Duncannon. 500. Miss Irene Kent. | The other towns which took 1.000 j allotments and the chairmen in charge : of the committees are: Halifax. C. AY. Heisler: Higlispire, 1 D. D. Kaufman: New Cumberland. 1 Mrs. George H. Rife: Linglestown. Postmaster John S. Slianer; Penbrook, j Robert Hoover; Dauphin, Miss Ella; MeNeeley, and Rockville. Miss Celia 1 Hoffman. Miss Celia Hoffman flisposed of the I thousand through her small pupils of the Rockville primary grade and the number established a new record for seal sales there. CARRY FRITT THROUGH t AN'AI, fft Associated Press San Francisco. Cal., Dec. 23.—The first cargo of fruits and vegetables ever carried from San Francisco to j New York under refrigeration via the' Panama canal left San Francisco early j to-day on the American-Hawaiian j liner Ohioan. This shipment, which includes thousands of boxes of apples and nearly a thousand crates of celery, is of an experimental nature and its outcome is considered by fruit and vegetable producers to be of vital im portance. PARIS NEWSPAPERS IGREE By Associated Press Paris. Dec. 23, 5.25 a. m.—News papers of ell shades of opinion vie with each other to-day in extolling! the speeches of Premier Viviani and Paul Deschanel, Speaker of the House. I at the historic sitting of Parliament; yesterday, which all declare was a' magnißcent manifestation of the "sa-1 cred union" of the whole country ap- ' pealed for by President Poincare at the beginning of the war. GET IX SATURDAY CHURCH NOTICES i All church notices of services on : Sunday. December 27. must he in tlijs' office before 4 o'clock to-morrow af- j ternoon. to insure publication Satur day afternoon. THE WEATHER For Tfarrlfthvirft and -rlrlalty: Fair to-night nnil Thurarfnyi n«r« mu**h nhnnirp In temprrntur**; lowmt temperature tn-nlsht about •« degree «. For Fnntern I'mnnjlYanln: Fair to night and Thiirdria? I not much rhnnge In temperature; moderate we»t wind*. Hlver \« mnterinl ehangr* will oreiir In river conditlonN. t.enrrnl roiM|lti»nn l'i|»ht *no*v tivi pi fnllen over n part nf the l,al>r reirlon. In Ihe «t. I.awrenee Valley, Ihe I pper Ohio A alley and In (he Inferior of Sew York State and eonilHlona inn- 1 tinne generally imaettlcil In thniie district*, they helng on the nest- I em edge of the atorra that Is pasting olf the \or(h Atlantic ' eoaat. The weather eontlnuea cloudy and unsettled In the s«Dthweat and light ralna have fallen In the (inlf Mute*. Okla homa. New Mexico. Arizona and Southern California and light I -now or rain In AVeat Tenneaaee. I.lglit, local annna have occurred , In Allnneaota. South Dakota nnd In the Tanudlan province of Saa katrhenani elaenhere the weather has hcen fair over the territory represented on the map alnce laat report. Temperature: S a. m., W, Snn: Rlaea. 7:211 a. M.i seta. 4114 p. in. Moon: Klrat quarter, December 23, a. m Kber State: 2.S feet ahore Inn - Hater mark. % eaterda.v'a Weather Vllgheat temperature. :t.T I on eat temperature. 22. Mean temperature. 2K. formal temperature, 31, PROHIBITION LEADERS! | WILL CONTINUE FIGHT Vote Taken Last Night on Resolu tion Was 197 For and 189 Against SENAT& MEASURE MAY DIE Analysis Shows 114 Democrats Favored Passage and 141 Were Opposed By Associated Press Washington. D. C„ Dec. 2:!.—Oppo- I ; ncnts of prohibition in Congress were : confidently predicting to-day that the defeat by the House of the llobson ! resolution to submit a constitutional ' amendment for national prohibition to | the state legislatures meant that the ! issue was dead so far as action at this | session is concerned, on the other I hand prohibition leaders were trlum- I pkantly pointing to their majority of ; eight botes for the resolution, and. I although it failed to receive the two- I thirds vote necessary to adoption, as j serted their expectations had been f ill - I filled. They declared that despite their i temporary defeat they would continue ! the light. The vote last night was 197 j for and 189 against. ! Both sides appeared to bo well satis | fled with the result. Anti-prohibition i ists hailed it as a distinct victory, ! while the supporters of prohibition as serted that they were exceedingly gratified over the outcome of tlieir first contest on the floor of Congress. | Senate Measure May l»ie Although a resolution similar to the Hobson resolution is pending in the j Senate, introduced by Senator Shep pard, of Texas, administration leaders i in Congress expressed the belief to-day i that it would not reach a vote as a | result of the action of the House. Rep i resentative Henry, of Texas, chairman lof the House rules committee, who I vigorously opposed the Hobson reso lution. predicts that as a result of the vote in the House the question of pro hibition would not again be brought up on the floor of Congress as a tia- ' i tional issue for twenty years. Pro- ! i 1 fContinued on Page .">] Each City Policeman Gets Silk Handkerchief From Dr. Stough's Party j Members of the local police force ■ could not wait until Christinas to open ! packages sent them by the Rev. Dr. j Henry W. Stough. Fred Cartwright. I custodian lor Dr. Stough's party, sent the packages yesterday afternoon. Oil ea'-h package was stamped. "Do not open until Christmas." Some of the patrolmen opened their packages last night. Kach package contained a white silk handkerchief and a card extending the compliments of the season from Dr. Stough and party. Colonel Hutchison and Captain Thompson will open their I packages early Christmas morning. CIMERON FORTH IN TRUSTEES' HAN9S I Former U. S. Senator Leaves Mil lions For Benefit of Liv ing Relatives The Philadelphia Public ledger to- j day publishes the following dispatch: 1 "Washington. D. C., Dec. 23. —James i Donald Canteron. ex-Secretary of War and United States senator from Penn sylvania. now living on his farm at Donegal, some miles out of Harrisburg. Pa., has placed all his property, real | i and personal, in the hands, of trustees j to hold during the life of his children , I and grandchildren. This action was 1 | made public here to-day and it is said : the trustees will have property valued jat more than $.".500,000 to distribute. | "Nothing is said about making pro- | ' vision for Mrs. Cameron, who has lived j abroad at different times. It is be - ' licved that .Mrs. t'atneron received her l ; one-third of tltr property, which she is , entitled to under the Pennsylvania; : I iws. before the trusteeship was es ] tablishcd. "To etTt < t the transfer Mr. Cameron | j first conveyed all his holdings to An-[ I drew i'. Day, of Wilmington, Del. Mr. ! ! Day then reconveyed the property toi i .lames Donald Cameron: James M.I [Cameron, a son: J. Cardner Bradley,! i a grandson, both of Harrisburg, Pa., j | and the Fidelity Trust Company of | ; Pennnsylvanlfi, us trustees. The trust | i is ti« continue during the lifetime of ! Mr. Cameron, and thereafter until the [Continued on Pase #1 Mummers Want All Entries by Saturday 1 An important meeting of the lfar ! r'sburg Mummers' Association is scheduled for to-night at the police j station. It is requested that all organi- I ; /.ations send representatives. The chief . i marshal, Clarenee o. Uackenstoss, with I j his chief of staff, is anxious to lineup the clubs and have all entries In hatul I' by Saturday at the latest. COW SAVES MAX FROM PRISON By Associated Press IJttle Hock, Ark., Dec. 23.—The j finding of the skeleton of a cow in i i wood in Howard county saved William j Kennedy, aged 24 from entering the ' penitentiary to-day. Kennedy had | been convicted of stealing the cow and , sentenced to one year. T. R.'S DAI'GHTKR OX WAY HOMK By Associated Press New York, Dei 1 . 23.-—Mrs. Richard Derby, who was Miss Ethel Roosevelt, is a passenger on the liner Chicago, which is due to arrive here to-day. Mrs. Derby will spend Christmas with her parents at Oyßter Bay. ( HARRISBURG, PA., WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 23, 1914. OPEN-AIR SCHOOL YOUNGSTERS GUESTS OF TECH HIGH STUDENTS / ll jf. | c* 1 V \ . HS * V J H —i, 1 I IF J |rj| . x 1 BHKi3ML w . iMHhl§ iH 1 ' HR V - ~ •' ; '■• ■-' - '.■. ' : . .-._ . .y The youngsters who attend the open-air schools Of the Harrisburg school district were entertained right roy ally this morning by the students of the Technical high school. Real live Santa Clauses distributed gifts to the boys end girls and "cut capers" for the amusement of'the little folk. The one etching shows the children of the school in the Susquehanna building as theS - came out to be photographed wrapped in their long coats and wear ing their warm caps. The other shows the boys and girls of the school in the Foose building as they recline 011 the special cots provided. Country Folk More Charitable Than City People, Records Show Poor Board Says Christmas Spirit Pervades Rural Districts | Year 'Round "If you want to know what charity] means, not only at Christmas time, but for twelve months nf the year, go to the country districts," said a mem ber of the county poor board to-day when askeil about poverty in town and country. "The farmers as a rule are the most charitable people In the world: whenever they hear of a needy case they go around on the quiet and help and nobody is any the wiser. There is lots of newspaper talk about charity at t'hristmas time, and it is' doubtless true, but tho farming com munities are invariably charitable the jear round." In the lower end of Dauphin county there are only eleven cases under the earo of the poor board and in the up No Speechmaking at Municipal Christmas Celebration This Yeari Plans for the municipal Christmas, tree exercises are completed. The pro- j gram to-morrow night will open at j 7.15 with a band concert by the Com- j ntonwcalth band. Singing by the large i chorus under the direction of Pro fessors Edward G. Rose and E. .T. Decevee will follow. Pictures of the Christmas story will be shown on a screen which will lie stretched across Market street nesr the tree. Words of the selections to lie sung by the j people will also be thrown on the screen. Mayor John K. Royal stated to-day that there will be no addresses. lie wil! open the exercises and prayer will follow. The members of the chorus will meet in Market Square near the I'nion Tt*ust bulidintr and will march ' to the platform at Front and Market streets. route a Christmas carol will be sun*. The choir rehearsal at Technical : high school last night was a big sue- J cess. 330 MIXERS OX STRIKE By Associated Press Fredericktown. Mo.. Dec. 23.—-Three! hundred nnd fifty miners at the T.a' Motte leud mines struck here yester-1 day when the mine owners notified i them their wages would be cut per cent, because of the low price of lead.! The National Dead Company an-' nounced it would close the mine for; an Indefinite period unless the men returned to work soon. A I.FRED HEX RY DEM IS DEAD By Associated Press New York. Dec. 23.—Alfred Henry:' T,ewls. newspaper man and writer of 1 hooks, died at the home of his brother I 1 here of an intestinal disorder. He had ltecn ill only a few days. ] per end fifteen, while in the towns they j are innumerable. There is much dis- | tress reported in the boroughs, es- ! peelnlly the mining and industrial ! towns, such as I,y It ens, Wiconisco, | Middletown and Steelton. A number of local aid societies and 1 church charities have been organized lately in the small towns. One was ; formed last week in Middletown. Mil lcrsburg is especially charitable and one of the best towns in the county i j for caring for its aged and sick, ac- ■ cording to the statistics of the poor, board. The ofllce records prove that the j country is more generous than the city j all the year round in proportion to tho | population. Posses of Citizens and Deputy Sheriffs Search For Murderer of Farmer By Associated Press New Rochelle, N. Y. t Dec. 23. I Posses of ejtizens and deputy sheriffs, j searching with police dogs during the i night the fields and woods of East | t'hester for the murderer of Charles I. j Se'-ord. had uncovered no trail of the criminal this forenoon, but continued the hunt during the day. Although j the pockets of the slain man, contain ing S2OO. wero untouched, the motive i Impelling the murder was robbery, it ) is thought, and the quick approach of i a trolley car frightened away the as- j sailant before he could rob the man. Secord. a wealthy farmer, was shot! , to death as he sat in his wagon. Farm- ' ers living near by said they heard | ' three shots. German Forces Again Invade Portuguese West Africa; Natives Retire By Associated Press Lisbon, via Paris. Dec. 23. C.25 a. m. j —The Germans have again invaded j Angola. Portuguese West Africa. The : fact was announced In the Chamber of ! Deputies by the Minister of Colonies, who said that the Germans had made a fresh attack on the military post at Naullla, in the province "of Angola. The commander of th post. Colonel' Roeadas, the minister stated, had only! a small force at his disposal and re-j treated in order to obtain reinforce-! inents with which to drive out the': Germans. Further details of the affair, the' minister said, were lacking I 140 YOUNGSTERS ARE I HIGH SCHOOL GUESTS |Tech Entertains Fresh Air Pupils; Central Makes Merry With Nursery Home Babies ; More than 140 youngsters from the j two "open air schools" and the Nur sery Honte, were the guests of Tech and Central High School students this morning. The student of both schools jhad appointed real Sunta Clauses to distribute gifts and stockings to the i children, and each boy and girl was made .happy with sled, drum, horn, ;gun, doll, pair of skates, or some other ! toy. 1 At both schools the platforms of the i auditoriums were decorated with Christmas greens and trees full of | fancy balls, tinsel and lights. The ex ■ erctses started with devotional serv : ices and music by the orchestras, glee [Continued on Page 5] Beaver Falls Officials Study Police and Fire Systems of Harrisburg Officials front Beaver Falls who were ill conference with Dr. Samuel | G. Dixon. State Health t'ommissioner, : yesterday, spent to-day looking over I the various city departments, i 'At the police station they were cn j tertained by Colonel Joseph li. llutchi- I son and Captain Joseph I". Thompson, j They looked over the oolice patrol and ( fire alarm systems, were shown how | records are kept and were given in j formation regarding the cost of the i ambulance and the making of police i calls. ; In the party were Mayor J. E. MrClure. I.eo Hudson, consulting engi i neer, and W. W. Piper, commissioner. They returned to Beaver Falls this afternoon. Hohl's Body at Last on Way Here For Burial Barring further delays, the body of Frank G. Hohl will arrive here to-j morrow. The funeral will be an- j nounced by Charles H. Mauk, the tin-1 dertaker. as soon ,as he knows the j time of the arrival of the body in Har- ' rlsburg. Following identification of the body] by Alt. and Mrs. Foster T. Wallace I late yesterday afternoon, the Clncin-1 natl authorities released the body.! Shipment Is being made by Adams Ex press and according to train schedule j was cxpecfed to arrive in Harrisburg j this afternoon. 16 PAGES * POSTSCRIPT ALLIES AS DEFENSIVE ON EASTERN FIELD Situation Rapidly Changing in Both Big War Theaters; 1 Russians Compelled to Retreat From Some Positions; Germans Repulsed With Heavy Losses; British and French Are Holding Kai Although further progress, appar ently, has been tnado by the allies in their general offensive movements, the German armies as a whole are stand ing fast, and so far as is known have lost no Important sections of the long line on which they settled down after the retreat which followed the bnttle of the Marne early in the war. To-day's official cor.iunications indi cate that each side has. had its vic tories and defeats. The French army chiefs state that they captured the last section of a line of German trenches near Perthes-les-Hurlus. where light ing has been severe for several days, and have made an average gain of 800 yards. The German statement, speak ing of this engagement, says that the French attack was "partly repelled." French claims to progress in Belgium are denied in Berlin, where it is said that the British have suffered reverses at the hands of the Germans. X'o Developments in Kust The German war office reports no developments In the East, saying merely that the fighting is continuing. The French statement, however, as serts that the Russians are pressing forward their invasion of Germany across the East Prussian frontier, but admits that tho Germans have made progress in the fighting in Poland to the west of Warsaw. In the whole course of the war thus far, covering nearly five months, few occasions have been marked by such a confusion of claims and conflict of movement as the present. In the west, where the allies recently were every where on the offensive, they arc now con fronted at points with severe Ger man attacks, compelling them to de fend their own positions. In the east as well, the situation is changing swift ly. The Germans who for a time wet*, able to push forward swifely, are now' meeting with determined resistance from their antagonists in their new positions. I The latest ofllcinl communication [from Petrograd in the same breath admits that the Russians have been compelled to retreat from some posi tions and states that the German at V.' •1, D 23.—P ' -'d : Vilson l■■ >--y rcnorn in.:". C' • "!:'. of C! ) •'. '. S, ri.l :■ Cc' 'C I" '. 3 r.in; c Comma •. iorvrr. EMPEROR AT COLOGNE Lo::dcn, Dec. 23, 2.57 P. M.— ln a dispatch from Cologne the c rre:.render' . : the Cer.' 1 Mrvs, says that Emperor William with his enti:e staff, reached Colo-n: to-day from Beilin cn 1 is \v.-y to the vre.'n 1 front. RATE OF DISCOUNT REDUCED j Berlin, Dec. 23, via London, 2.55 P. M.;— The rate of dis count of the I 'a! Bank of Gtur.ary was reduced to-day I to five per cent. This puts the rate of discount back to what it w; s Tt y 31 pierious to the outbreak of hostilities in I Europe. I ' from Urga, Mongolia, re'ates that the interior of the palace I o." tie Kutuktu, or the Deified Lama of the Mongols, with e y destroyed by fire, is said to be enormous. I GOVERN OR HAS CHARC Governor Tenor to-day received the char. es against ths l PuLlic Service Commission filed by the Philadelphia Com-' I muters and hr.s them under connider&toin this afternoon. The Cove-nor will likely dispose of them before ni o ht. The charges . ic al. ut as outlined in the 1\ ie..raph recently. j RUSSIANS MOVE TO CRACOW . Pctrograd via London, Dec. 23, 5.25 P. M. Large bodies of Russian troops are moving toward Cracow, the i Galician stronghold from the north and east. An important l I batt'.e apparently is developing in Southwestern Poland, near Cracow. k I BREWERY COMPANY IN RECEIVER'S HANDS I Columbuß, 0., Dec. 23.—The Hoster-Columbus Brew eries Company, a $12,000,000 cor- on went into the 1 hands of receivers to day on order of the United States Dis i trict Court. "Decreased demand for beer, adverse legisla- I tion and the voting dry of many states and counties in the I last yedrs was given as the cause. | MARRIAGE LICENSES f John S. Fnrilnry and Anna K. Giwdyrar, city. [Clair K. Andrnwn, l.rnioynr. ami Cnrrlr \. Wont*. Cumberland. Frank A. Klnrr. Ilrrnhry, nnd IXrllii l.nlr, Palmyra. ttrnjaniln W. *. Klii-rmilr. I Hin|>hrllMu%> n. nixl Mary Patrick. Ilrrabey. I*anl Klnic Itnhl, Kllxnhptlivlllc, anil llrrnlcc IIHIr lllngninaii, Mllliuont, Pa, iser's Forces at Bay tacks have been repulsed everywtwiw with heavy losses to the invaders. Ger many anil Austria continue to assert that important successes are being: achieved. One of the great battles of the war is in progress thirty miles west of Warsaw and meanwhile the Russian forces to the north are push ins: into Germany, presenting the pos sibility of a flanking movement which will menace the main army of Mar shal Von Hlndenburg. It is announced in Lisbon that Ger man forces have invaded the provlnca of Angola Portuguese Africa. A Ger man invasion was said to have been defeated in October although thels re port was denied In Berlin. On the present occasion the Portuguese gov ernment admits that the troops at the military post of Naulila have been compelled to retreat. CHRISTIANS THREATENED Naples, via Rome. Dec. 22, 9.4 5 ip. m.—(Delayed in transmission.) —■ [Continued on Page 9] Mayor Harrison Plans an "Old Newsboys' Day" By Associate J Press | Chicago, 111., Dec. 23.—Mayor Carter j M. Harrison,> himself a former new.s- I boy, laid plans to-day for "Old Ncws | boy's Day" in Chicago. The recent success of a similar day in Detroit, when funds were raised for charity, resulted In Mayor Harrison's appeal to prominent Chieagoans to sell papers ,they sold years ago. ,l K. M. Kandis, United States District I judge, John K. Ownes, former county 1 judge; Thomas K. Scully, county judge, ad William T,oritner, ex-United States Senator: arc among the old-timo "newsies" urged to replace the present newsboy for a day. | The proceeds of the day are to bo | given to the United Charities for fund for the enro of the unemployed.