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Jerry on the Job By OH VH -3EPQV- GET ON \ f 7 GEE HEOfAAW V=—f , v -fc*A HKT AMD OUfT. INNWT \ Or r" "\ J SCWRE 3U?Y "WE GUY I'M / "TELEPHONED AND A\NSkEt> MB" \ I : ■ ) WA I r >\ V\ ptou"ra bun house- I r <sosHWjfirr--i ) Locxw toft urroi \"rc> o\hb you-w*? um.r gkt \ fl \ / X \^~^+ \ Twebe- vt a vacvcaqe-iptveoe \ dowt \wav*h*, go \ tm Supposed to Go up "To r /*// ) wth h\t sesy wkves- \ ■ ( FuE « ) \ "THAT PAPKEttVAU. G»ME • \ I j v \NAW UDThEPE —( MK.fI9PV PLACE" BUT 1 CAN'T ] /JY, "\A 'APPV OUOAV- ) !.! ■ Y" " J _ V HE wa Aisd *xw I \ I GCSTTA so ) DOIT —anduh-TLI SliPMxi > • - r~ Js —J. ! > ■ ——j —i zrT~iFi —!\ —r^TlifflVnniiii KJ\ i vmStwcdons" cr. ) I I Sqmc Shcpufwl A twn hapd wnje \* vovi A ■>. lS°^ e °? S / \ 4< : <ll h ' Jilllfflii! INTERCLASS GAMES FOR TECH TEAMS First Contest After the Holidays; Varsity Five to Rest Dur ing Holidays Tech High School basketball play ers will rest until January «. On thie date the team will play Lebanon High at I>ebanon. The players will report at the gymnasium Monday for prac tice, and will also have short prac tice periods each afternoon during next week. The interclass schedule at Tech has i lieen completed and includes eighteen games, to be played for class cham- ; jiionshlp. The schedule follows: January 6, Seniors vs. Juniors: 7,, Juniors vs. Freshmen: S. Freshmen vs. Seniors: 11, Sophomores vs. Sen- 1 iors: 18. Freshmen vs. Sophomores; l February 1, Juniors vs. Freshmen: 11. Seniors vs. Juniors; 12. Juniors vs.) Freshmen; 15. Juniors vs. Sopho mores: 19, Seniors vs. Freshmen: 23.1 Seniors vs. Sophomores; March 6. j Sophomores vs. Freshmen; 11, Sopho-j mores vs. Freshmen: Ij. Seniors vs. Sophomores; 22. Seniors vs. Fresh men: 24. Juniors vs. Sophomores; 23, 1 Juniors vs. Freshmen; 31, Seniors vs. Juniors. Nearly Freeze? Br-r-r-r! More coal. More coal —the furnace demands the lower the temperature drops. But —with the increased consumption of coal is there a corresponding increase of heat ? Kelley's Coal will give more heat for the same money because it's good coal and clean coal. Best for the average fur nace is Kelley's llard Stove at s<>.7o. H. M. KELLEY 1 N. Third Street Tenth and State Streets EDUCATIONAL Harrisburg Business College 329 Market St. Fall term, September first. Day and night. 29th year. Harrisburg, Pa. WIN TERTE RM BEGINS MONDAY. JAN. 4TH DAY AND NIGHT SESSIONS SCHOOL OF COMMERCE 15 S. MARKKT SQUARE HARRISBURG. PA. 1 « M (l J A casion calls for a Made by JOHN G HERMAN & CO. | Dodge Coal Trouble This Year 1 C Don't start off the first thine this Fall with a repetition of your m i coal troubles of former years. Keep your peace of mind and insure m body comfort by using judgment ! your coal buying. Montgomery m CJSJ coats no more than inferior grades, and Insures maximum heat, ) even consumption, and lower ooal bills. Dust and dirt Is removed be- K for* you get your coal from X J. B. MONTGOMERY > Both Phone* Third and Chestnut Streets ( THURSDAY EVENING, CENTRAL HIGH GIRLS' BASKETBALL SQUAD jV ' -SSf '9 ; 4/r * VsE 4 fl !»r* . AMIS »'' 1 [*l jl |M ''<-1 • Soon after the holidays Central high girls will take up basketball. Good games have been scheduled and there will be considerable activity on the part of the girls to make good. "Ike" McCord is the coach and the girls practice three times each week. The above picture shows the players who are working hard. They are.' Top row, left to right: •'lke" McCord. coach; Mary Rote, Dorothy Steele, Evelyn Eckenbarsrer Dorcas Myrnes. Evelyn Speakman. Dorothy Klair; bottom row, Claudine Melville, Bertha Maurer, lieulah Starrv' Dorothv Lower.v, Gertrude Gilger, Helen Smith and Esther Wingard. Penn-State Players to Meet in Harrisburg The management of the Harrisburg [ Basketball Association live, desiring !to give its patrons especially attrae ' "th*e holiday sport, booked the strong State collegian basketball team for the holiday season. The first of a ser ies of three games will be played on the armo l- :' floor to-morrow night, the | game to be followed by a holiday dance, for which i„oeser's orchestra will furnish music. The holiday seasons of the local as sociation have always provided llar ■ risburg basketball enthusiasts with ! clean, entertaining games, and the f management has put forth its best en deavor to make this season's games, if possible, surpass previous ones. The games will start at 8:15. The dance program will continue until midnight. The second game will be | played Saturday night, and the final (contest New Year's night. SCHAEFER FOR LOS ANGELES | Chicago, Dec. 24.—Herman Schaef- I er, who recently was released by the 1 Washington club of the American league, has been offered the man- , i agement of the L*os Angeles club of the Pacific Coast League. it was an- j ; nounced to-day. Schaefer also said that he was considering an offer to i join the New York Nationals as coach. , TRACE IS A STAR BOWLER j — Local bowling stars won new lau-1 j rels in the Casino League contest last | ! night. The Monarchs won from the! I Colonials, margin 82 pins. Trace took j I match honors with a total of 587 pins, j I His high individual score was 208. Active Motorcyclists James liarbold, an active member of the Keystone Motorcycle Club, was a strong factor in bringing about the consolidation of the Nomad and the Harrisburg Motorcycle clubs last April. "Jim." as they call him, was elected vice-president last Friday. Mrs. liar bold, who' is riding the tandem with i her husband. Is president of the j Ladies' Auxiliary. TO PLAY COLLEGIAN'S I Game at Auditorium To-morrow Night Will Include Ilia Holiday Dance Harrisburg Independents will have ja strong team of college stars to bat ! tie with to-morrow night. The game j will be played at the Chestnut Street I Auditorium. The college team will be in charge of "Ike" MeCord. The game starts at 8.15 and will be follow ed with a holiday dance program The Independents have furnished in teresting sport since the season open ed and are anxious to make good this season. On the success of this season will mean new features next year \*o attraction booked should prove any stronger than that for Christmas night. Between the dance numbers L. P Dickey will demonstrate the newest dances. For the Saturday night at traction the Independents have secur ed the Camden team of the Eastern I ?ague. JOHNSON RETURNS BONUS Coffeyville. Kan.. Dec. 2 4.—With the money obtained from the sale of a herd of steers Walter Johnson, star of the Washington American League club's pitching staff, to-day mailed a draft reimbursing Charles Weeghnian president of the Chicago Federal Lea gue club, for the bonus given Johnson when he signed a Federal contract The draft was for $6,000. Then Johnson, who, after signing a Federal 1-eague contract, made a new bargain last week with the Washing ton club, motored back to his farm near ANOTHER WHITE HOPE FAILS ■ New York. Die. 24. "Gunboat"! Smith, of California, stopped Tom Mc-! Carty, of Lewiston, Mont., in the fourth round of a ten-round match here last night. The weights were: Smith, 182; MeCarty, 190. McCartv cle.arly outpointed Smith in the first three rounds, but bis blows had little effect on Smith, who appeared to take things very coolly, allowing his op ponent to force the fighting. I In the fourth round a right to the jaw sent MeCarty down for a two-sec ond count, lie took another count of four from a right, and Sirith downed him again with a similar blow. Smith refused to hit him when he arose, and the referee stopped the contest. EMPLOYES REMEMBER BOWMAN Ctty Commissioner Harry F. Bow man, superintendent of Public Safety, was presented to-day by the employes of the Bureau of Water and Lighting with a handsome gold cliai.i and 151k charm. There are thirty-flte men in the department. HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH "ILEX" MHUCHER ENDS ACTIVE LIFE Retired Pennsylvania Railroad En gineer; One of Best in the Service I Alexander McAlicher, ti 7 years old. [Pennsylvania Railroad engineer, 1!I20 j.North Fifth street, died at his home | Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock. Mr WcAlicher was horn at Manada Fur nace. Dauphin county, in 1847, moved to this city in 1864 and entered the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. In 18*»5 lie was appointed extra fireman, was promoted to freight j.service in '72, to passenger service in 84 and remained in the service until ISi 2, when he retired. He was one of the most trusty engineers on the Middle division, and ran engine No. 8 18, which held the worlds record for mileage. Mr. McAlicher was in the Civil War. obtaining a leave of absence from the railroad, as a private in the Two lliin dred and First Pennsylvania Volun teers. He was honorably discharged in June, 186.'>. He was one of the first organizers of the Sixth Street United brethren Sunday school, and served in several offices in the church. He was treasurer until a year before his death. Mr. McAliclier is survived liy his wife and the following children: George, William .Sherman, Etlie, Ches ter. Ross and Warren McAlicher, all of this city. Three brothers, Ellas and | Daniel, of Pittsburgh, and John, or this city, also survive. Funeral serv ices will be held on Saturday after noon at 2 o'clock in the Sixth Street United Brethren Church, the Rev. P H. Balsbaugh, officiating. 16 Couples to Wed on Christmas Day Santa will not be the only busy gentleman to-morrow Cupid and • luite a number of ministers will have their hands full too. Sixteen couples who want to combine their Christmas and wedding dinners to—morrow got marriage licenses to-day. They fol low: Raymond -K. Sliultz, Mershey, and <>ra A. Sheaffer, Dillsburg: Fred W. Day, Jr.. and Mary S. Carlisle, oitv; Samuel Mangel, city, and Margaret Bishop, New Kingston; Deon Troup and I,eah Isenberger, city; Edward D. Dingle. Derr.v Church, and Hannah E. Buchanan. Palmyra: J. Norman Cas sel. Palmyra, and Elsie M. Cromas, Derry Church; Arthur A. Etnoyer and Ruth H. Stevenson, city; Elmer N. Hamaker and Stella M. Gunder. Mil lersburg; Charles W. Miller and Mabel Hoffman. Williamstown; Roxford M. I Glaspey and Mary J. Grabor. city; W*il- I Mam E. Gardner, East Pennsboro. and I Anna c. Bealm. Cumberland county; ; Christian Hammuker, New Bloom field land Elizabeth W. Daniel, city; Harry • It. Witmyer and Minnie E. Dill, city; j Arthur Hoffman, Millersburg, and | Daisy VVilbert, Flsherville; William C. I Guth and Sadie M. Kolm, Philadel- I phia; James S. Kirklioff, Reading, and I Mabel Diehtenbill. Mertztown. Woman Misses $505; Detective Traces Money A purse containing $lO5 cash and a S4OO bank certificate was missed from the basket of Mrs. William Fil ling. 1408 North Sixth street, while shopping at the noon hour in Robin son's store, Third and Broad streets. It was traced by Detective Harry White to the home of Mrs. John T. Wieger, 1340 Penn street, recovered intact and returned to the owner 1 within one hour. Mrs. Wiener, who was in the store i with her two children at the time the purse was lost, told Detective White 1 that her daughter Marie had found | the purse. No arrest was made. > news or-mSI \ | r / RAILROADS GIVE CHRISTMAS CHEER Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central Announce Divi dends Yesterday Announcement of dividends by the Pennsylvania and New York Central I railroads means Christmas gifts for | many thousand stockholders. Directors of the Pennsylvania Coin | puny, which operates the western lines of the Pennsylvania Railroad, yesterday declared a semiannual dividend of 1 per ! cent., a reduction of 3 per cent., com -1 pared with last year. Apprehension l that this reduction, which means a de ! crease in the annual income of the I Pennsylvania Railroad of $2,400,000. might affect the next dividend of the latter company was set at rest by the declaration of an official of the com i pany to the effect that "the dividend of the Pennsylvania Railroad Is safe." I Directors of the New York Central Railroad yesterday declared the usual I quarterly dividend of \ x % per cent., pay able on February 1. Reading Orders Engines; to Be of Atlantic Type As a forerunner of better times the Heading Railway officials have decided i to build live passenger locomotives at its shops in Reading. They are to be of the Atlantic type and somewhat heavier than those now in the service. iiAitiusiii IU; SIIM: I'lillndelpbhi Division—l 27 crnv first to go after 1 p. m.: 102 119, 3 10. lis, 107, 123, 124, 109, 1 13, 114, 117. Engineers for 114, 11», 124. Firemen for 107, 108, 109, IIS, 119, Conductors for 10S, 110, 114, 11«. Klacmen for 107, 110. Brakcmen for 102, 108. 10!». 110.. 11l (two). 11S, 122, 127. Kngineers up: Hubler. I-irsst, llind mnn, Wolfe. Solly.. Reislmier, McCaule>, I Madenford, Hrhart. Smith. Kiremen up: Wagner, Spring. tin. Duval), Gillierg, Packer, Behinan, I Davidson, Brenner, Manning, Mulliolin, IlouHer. Bletch. , , , Conductors up: i'ord. Dookei. Flagmen up: Meliinger, Whitinoyer. Hrakeinen up: Jackson, Collins, < ox, Bogner C M. Muinina. I' lie, 1' rock, Brownawell. Baltosor. Coleman. Middle l»i>i*i«M! —221 crew first to go aft cr i :!,*, p. m.: ( 215, 234. s/o \v'''freiglit" " will _ continue over Christinas. December 2->. Conductor for 2. Brakemon for I. 2. Kngineer up: Kugler. Brakemnn up; schoffstuM. Viir«l < rr«x—H'o no after Ip. in.. Kngineers for H.>l. 101, I 1. 885, IS_O, " Firemen for HOG, 1434, 707, 1831, 1270, SK Ensineers up: Rudy, liouser. Stahl, Swab Crist. Saltsman. IVlton, Shaver, Hoyler. Beck. Harter. Bievcr. Blosser, H, 'F"remen n up: K»l*. Myers Shipley, Crow, Revie, Schiefer. Rau<h. \Viisli-, I ni-kev Maeyer. Sholter. bnell. Gclt>, Hart, Barker. Sheets. Balr. Eyde. KSOI.A SIDB Philadelphia IMvlston —crew Hist to BO after 1:15 p. m.: 214. 221. -30, 225. 215. 23«. 204. 22!). Ensineers for 204, 2_lo, j-io, -is. Firemen for 207. 210. 229. -34, 241. Conductors for 204. 233, Z,.a. Flagmen for 225, 22'.>. 248. Brakemen for 20i, -It, —o, 2_.». Conductor up: Eaton. ~ „ Brakemen tip: Taylor, stiinciln?, Mamma, Jacobs. Middle Division— 23b crew first to go after 1:30 p. m.: 214. 2ul, -40, .38, 248, 24b. THE READISiU HarrisburK Division —•"> crew first to So after a. m.: 18, 15. 14, 16, 24. 7, 4, Conductors up: German, Philabaum. Knsineers up: Wireman, Richwlne. Firemen up: Kelly, Brumbaugh. I*x. Boyer. Border. Sellers, Kins. Chronis ter. Bcecher, Bingaman. Anders. ilrakemen up: Cook, Fainter. Gard ner. Macliamer, Maurer, Epley. Mumma, Miller. Dunkel, Hoover, Shearer, llog entogler, Kapp. Duncan. Democrats Fight Out Office Ambitions Members of the Central Democratic Club fousht out their differences last nisht and the machine wins triumphed in the selection of club officers. Some sore spots were apparent at a late hour lust night, but officers'of the organization insisted that they would heal up. The contests for viee-presi dept and members of the house com mittee were anything hut friendly, and at times the tension was so sreat that a plan for a set-tosether luncheon on Christmas day had to be worked out. County Chairman Moesletn was elected president In recognition of his work in the late campaign and the I fact that he will not be superintend- I ent of public grounds and buildings under the next administration. Jury Commissioner Taylor was elected vice president after a lisht with Henry Op perman. Sealer of Weishts and Meas ures H. D. Heel was re-elected treas urer and Charles W. Erb, secretary. A membership committee of three | was elected without opposition, as fol- : lows: McClellun Koons, Boss P. Mr- ' Gann and William A. Mayer. The lol iowins house committee of seven members was also elected: Ueese, Powell. James D. Maull, Charles Moes letn. James G. Miles, Albert Faser, Calder 11. Shammo and Harry A. Voll mer. POETRY IIV BISHOP DAKIUN'GTO.V Mission workers for the Episcopal > Church are olTcrlns attractive cards with appropriate verses as u means of raisins funds. The verses are by Bishop James H. Darlington, of the liarrlsbui's diocese. Cards have been placed in the churches throushout the diocese. DECEMBER 24, 1914. STATE LICENSES for ny 100 Bureau of Medical Education Is sues the Papers to Permit People to Practice I Almost 100 persons will receive li- I censes to practice from the State Bu-i 1 lean of Medical Education and L.l - censure as Christmas gifts. Tho lists were made public here to-day and give the names of the applicants lor licenses to practice medicine who were successful at the recent examina tion held by the bureau and those who have been licensed as drugless lienlers and chiropodists without ex amination under the initial operation | of the act on those lines or after ex amination. >ikn. MYRTLE • MBGißGfiin Mrs. Myrtle Umberger, a- <1 :!."> years, wife of Harry I'mberger, died at her I home, «:!7 Mabantonga street, yester | <lay. after a lingering illness. She is survived by her husband and three children: Harry. Kthel and l«on. The funeral services will be held from the home of her mother. Mrs. S. G. Dear dorf. 2507 Agate street. Saturday morn ing, at !l :.10. and will be conducted by the Rev. p. 11. Halsbaugh, pastor of thfc sixth Street I'nited Brethren Church. Burial will be made in the Heckton Cemetery. |i BRICK THAT'S EVERLASTING jj Red Shale Building—Paving—Side Walks—Rough 11 j; Texture—Good Seconds for Factories—Barn Floors and ;! Farm Buildings. !; MILTON BRICK COMPANY Milton, Northumberland Co., Pa. Absolutely No Pain / My latest Improved appll- Css \4%V;, . -j anoes. Including an oxygen- i ,zed a,r apparatus, makes <\y k mffitGKw Mtnlctlni and all den- vO . £«* tal work positively /f\ painless and Is pep- S\7 jV 1 S : rectly harmless. E££l k IRM < A K e BO objeo- EXAMINATION y/jJ)*! fx*-™ rnrii Gold fillings SI.OO Fillings in silver - f »' alloy cement 50c. X V* X Gold Crowns and RegtsterMl X \XT X Bridge Work, $3, $4, $5. X » a X_T X 22-K Gold Crown ....$5.01) Graduate S ▼" Ofllco open dally 8.30 a. . ' X X m. to 6 p. m.j Men., Wed. AasUtfcnts 4/ ▼" S and Sat, Till 9p. m.; Sundays, X Y 10 a. ni. to 1 p. m. T - Bell Phone 3322R EASY TICKMS OV~ X X PAYMENTS UTOM|ft '(Over the Hnb) Harrisburg, Pa• it ntta't H«t ■ m PAIITIHN I " VAen Coming to My Offioo Be UflU I EUli . Sure You Are In the Right Plaoe. IK Merry Christmas to every smoker —no matter what his age, his station in life or his taste —is the assurance of every box of King Oscar 5c Cigars When a cigar is filled with quality tobacco it's bound to give a good account of itself. Nothing extra is needed. Quality tobacco has distinguished King Oscars for 23 years. Box of 25, sl.l S Box of 50, $2.25 80x01100,54.50 TWO \Vi:i)l>l\<; CEREMONIES Selinsgrove, Pa., Dec. 24. —At the United Evangelical parsonage, the J Kev. S. A. Snyder united in marriage J. Steven Wendt, of this nlace, ami Sarah J. Orubb. of Swineford. Mr. j Wetult is district manager for the i Monumental Bronze Company, of j Bridgeport, Conn. A very pretty wedding took place at New Berlin Reformed parsonage Saturday when Harry and Miss Ella Moyer were united in marriagu. FARM HAND HAS PNEUMONIA DiUsburg. Pa., Dec." 24.—Jack : Smith, a German who has been living among the farmers for a number of years, assisting with their work, was taken suddenly ill with pneumonia, while staying at the watchman's home at the Marshall ore mines ami was taken to the York county poorhouse for treatment.