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and protect yourself against the
enervating effects of the heat, by
providing the nerves with the vital ®
phosphates which promote health
and vigor. The Btomach and di
gestive organs are toned and
strengthened by
Acid Phosphate
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cubic yard, and extra steel for rein
forcing at four cents a pound. Whlt
taker and Dlehl's figures for "extras"
were $2, sl4 and 5 cents respectively;
Reimard Brothers. $1.50, $8 and ten
cents respectively; Shoemaker and
Son, $1,99 and three cents respectively
and Stucker Brothers, $1.20, $8 and
four cents respectively.
Shoemaker and Son (lied the bid and
certified check together Instead of
filing one with the county controller
and the other with the commissioners
an hour before the bids were opened,
in accordance with the specifications.
The bid was accepted anyway as this,
it was pointed out by Mr. Shoemaker,
was an oversight on his part.
Another prospective bidoer offered
his proposal too late and his figures
were not submitted.
The new bridge will reptaee the old
steel structure that has provided pas
sageway between the northern and
southern sections of the "Hill," di
vided by the railroad, and is one of
the chief traffic ways of the city.
The proposed bridge will be a
thirty-foot roadway with six foot side
Infants and Invalids
The Food-Drink for all Ages
Rich milk, malted grain, in powder form.
For infants, invalids ud growing children.
Pure nutrition, upbuilding tie whole body.
Invigorates nursing mothers tod the aged.
More healthful than tea or coffee.
Unless you say "HORIIGICS"
you may get a substltutOm
Lime and Tuberculosis
Dr. Roberta Bartholoiv, former pro
fessor In JclTrr»«n Medical ('(illrgr,
Philadelphia, aayn In his Materia
Medlca lISMI, on pages 215 and 21llt
"Clinical experience has ahmvn that
It (referrluK to a calcium salt)
possesses the 111-deflned property
known aa alterative, rem»ven certain
toxic or morbific materials and se
cures their secretion by the orKnna of
elimination. » • • The teatlmony
whli-h has lately been published In
respect to Ita curative power* in con
sumption Is certainly very atrikinK."
He does not refer to testimony re
garding Eckman's Alterative, since
the medical profession never publicly
recommends proprietary remedies.
However, many cases of consumption
seem to have yielded to this remedv.
This success may be due largely to
the fact that in Eckman's Alterative
a calcium (lime) salt is so combined
with other valuable ingredients as to
be easily assimilated by the average
person. It contains neither opiates,
narcotics nor habit-forming drugs, so
is safe. At your druggist's or direct.
Erkmnn Laboratory, Philadelphia.
Eye Care
No. 30
A Series
J. S. Belsinger
i The cure for headaches
is the proper glasses.
You will not necessarily
have to wear them con
stantly, perhaps just to
relieve the strain while
I doing close work, or
J while at the movies.
Our prices governed by
the kind of glasses
needed and quality of
frames selected.
, Look for our next eye
jj care in this paper Friday
Exclusive Optical Store
205 Locust St.
Eyes Examined. Lenses Ground.
! Open Wednesday and Saturday.
Evenings until 9
Opposite Orpheum
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' i Harrlsburg Jf
% Rubber Co. Jjf
%£OS Walnut
So Witnesses Swear in Telling of
Jones' Alleged Drunkeness
at Hearing
Derision as to what action the Police
Committee will recommend that Steel
ton's council take on Councilman Fred
Wagenbach's charges against Patrol
man Jones was reserved following last
evening's public hearing. The commit
tee will investigate further before
drawing up its recommendation.
Officer Jones appeared at last eve
ning's meeting with an attorney. A
number of his friends pafked the rear
of the council chamber and gave the
session some of the appearances of a
political rally. This impression was
strengthened by the presence of so
many candidates. Councilman Benja
min Capella. Committeeman Albert
Sellers and Squire T. V. Gardner, three
candidates for Justice of the Peace
were present and Joseph Gore, a can-
I didate for High Constable held down
chair in the rear of the room.
Hear Cop's Snores Across Canal
The charges against Mr. Jones con
sisted of two affidavits presented to
council by Mr. Wagenbach at Mon
day's meeting. These documents
were signed by Benjamin F. Lapp, a
special officer for the Pennsylvania
I Steel Company, and Steve Pop, watch
man at No. 6 watchbox at the Steel
Works, and assert that on last Fri
day night, or rather early Saturday
morning, Patrolman Jones was seen
by them In a visibly intoxicated con
dition. He staggered across the Mer
chant Mill bridge, the affidavits say,
stretched himself out on a porch and
slept, lights from an automobile, the
deponents declare, showed him laying
with arms extended and coat open.
| His snores the documents say, could
be heard across the canal, a distance
of about 125 feet. Both Lipp and Pop
substantiated their affidavits.
In response to questions from Chair
man Nelley and Attorney Wickersham
who represented Jones. Llpp declared
that he made the affidavits at the re
quest of Mr. Wagonbach who came to
him and asked what he knew about
the case.
Burgees Has no Hand In It
The name of Burgess Fred Wlgfleld
who at a former time suspended Jones
and recommended his dismissal, was
then brought Into the case by both
Chairman Xelley and Jones' attorney
who sharply questioned Lipp as to
whether or not he made the affidavit
at the Instigation of the burgess.
To all these questions Lipp replied j
that he held absolutely no conversa
tion with Wlgfleld and had not seen
him since the latest Jones' incident. ■
He said he had attempted to get him |
on the telephone the nlgnt he declared
Jones was drunk.
"Well, why did you try to report to I
the burgess instead or your own j
superior officer," sharply queried i
Chairman Xelley after whispering
with Mr. Sellers.
"Because we have been friends for i
twenty years and because I thought |
the hurgess should see the condition
of his officer," soberly replied Llpp as
he looked the police committee chair
man straight in the eye.
"As a taxpayer and citizen," con
tinued Officer Lipp in reptv to a query
by Councilman Relsch, "I thought It
my duty to Inform Burgess Wigfleld
of the conduct of his officers."
Try to Break Down Stories
The testimony of Llpp was sub-'
■stantlated by Mr. Pop, who Is a cripple
! and walks with a rane. Both men held
' steadfastly to their stories although
i Jones' attorney inade repeated efforts |
i to break them down.
When Patrolman Jones was permit
ted to make his defense ne charged
that there was evidently a "rrame up" 1
against him. He protested his entire j
Innocence of the charges and ex
plained that his failure to report be
tween 1 and 4 o'clock that night was
due to severe cramps In the stomach.
| "This testimony of Mr. Lipp and
i Steve Pop." declared the officer, "is
| absolutely wrong."
! Besides his flat denial of the charges
against him. Patrolman Jones offered]
to prove his Innocence by showing
he was sober at a quarter of eleven
Friday night. To do this his attorney 1
called a number of witnesses who
testified that they were together at
the garage of E. G. Irvln. a whole
sale liquor dealer at that hour.
Joseph Gore, 129 Adams street, n i
former detective, swore he spoke to j
Jones about 1 o'clock when the officer
went home for lunch. "He was sober!
then." Gore declared. Patrolman
James Pearson also saw Jones on hts ;
lunch hour, he said. He, too, declared '
he was sober.
The witnesses at the Irvln garage ,
Included E. G. Irvln. Charles L. Soul- I
lard, a painter, and Lawrence Cham- !
hers, the man who was In the recent
automobile accident at Dauphin, where i
Harry Erbe lost his life.
Most of these witnesses swore Jones
came to the garage and asked for Mr. i
Irvln and held a long conversation,
with him.
Mrs. Fulmer Chapman has gone to
York to visit relatives.
Dr. Robert McG. Hursh. Second and
Walnut streets, has returned from a
visit In Philadelphia.
Professor Harry D. Llghty, of
Poughkeepsle, is visiting his home in
the borough.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Poltl has re
turned from a week-end visit to Read
ing and Lebanon.
Martin Gerhardt, North Front street,
spent Sunday In Lebanon.
Miss Nellie O'Connor has-returned
to her home In Sparrows Point after
visiting Miss Marie Toomey, Pine
Levi Helle. George Helle and Miss
Etliel Helle. of Transfer, are guests
of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Helle, South
Front street.
Mrs. Bartram Shelley, of Goldsboro,
is the guest of her sons, Bartram and
Kirk Shelley, here.
Former Middletown people who now
live In the vicinity of Pittsburgh will
hold their annual reunion at Schenley
Park, Pittsburgh, Saturday.
The body of the late Mrs. Elizabeth
Hatfield. Bristol, Conn., will he buried
In the Middletown Cemetery late to
The Union Drill Team has accepted
an Invitation to attend the Cumber
land Valley Firemen's convention, at
Shippensburg, September 10.
Recent heavy rains may make It
necessary to build wing walls for the
new concrete bridge across the Swat
ara creek, between Middletown and
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Wicker enter
tained members of the class of 1914,
Midletown High School, at their home
in Nlssley street, last evening In honor
of their daughter, Suzannah.
CASTORIA For Infrjnts and Ctiildran.
The KM You Have Always Bought
□over Gob Will Announce Vote at
That Time; Carnival Draws
Big Crowds
The name of Steelton'o prettiest and
most popular girl will be known Fri
day evening;. It Is at that time that
the final count In the Clover Club's
voting contest to decide this question :
will be made.
When a poll of the votes already cast |
was taken last evening, the big lead
which Miss May Fisher had helu over j
the other candidates for this honor was ■
wiped out and Miss Esther Flckes took
the lead. Miss Flckes has 2,699 votes ;
to her credit, and Miss Fisher has 2,62#. t
Miss Violet Grlbble is third with 2,300 ,
votes. The most popular girl will be ,
crowned queen of the Clover Club's
carnival now exhibiting at Front and ,
Franklin streets.
Sandera Highest Duckling !
In the contest to decide the borough's j
homeliest man. Robert Sanders still j
leads with 1.001 votes. L. Pugh follows
with 977 votes and M. Young is third
with 729 votes.
Last evening's band concert by the
Royal Italian Band was well attended 1
and drew a large crowd to the carnl- i
val grounds. Another concert was
given at 2 o'clock this afternoon and ]
one will be given this evening, at 7 I
o'clock, at Front and Locust streets.
The carnival Is drawing large crowds, 1
the shows are interesting and it Is like- 1
ly that the Clover Club will realize a
nice sum for Its quick relief charity
Orth-Dunkle Wedding
. Surprises Many Friends
Miss Mirian Harriet Dunkle, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Dunkle, Lin
coln street, and Harry Barnett Orth,
son of John G. Orth, South Front
street, were married this morning, at
9 o'clock.
The ceremony, which came as a
complete surprise to a host of friends
In Steelton and Harrishurg, was per
formed in the fashioned garden of the
bridegroom's sister, Mrs. Martin A.
Cumbler, at Highsplre. The Rev.
George X. Laufter, pastor of St.
John's Lutheran Church. Steelton,
officiated. Only the immediate fami
lies of the contracting parties were
The bride who was very becomingly
dressed in white crepe de chine, wore
a tulle veil and carried a quaint bou- j
quet of lilies of the valley. After a
| wedding breakfast Mr. and Mrs. Orth
' left on their bridal trip to California
jand the Panama-Pacific Exposition.
They will be at home after October 15
at 9 South Front street.
Both the bride and Mr. Orth are
popular among ?. large circle of friends
in Steelton and Harrishurg and their j
; wedding this morning was quite a stir- !
prise although the engagement had
! been announced quite a while ago.
j The first intimation that Steelton
friends had of the wedding was short -
ily before noon when an automobile
J driven by Martin Cumbler, bearing a
| large sign "Just Married" and trail
! ing a long string of sleigh bells, sped
i through Steelton. In a rear seat sat
| Mr. and Mrs. Orth.
Funeral services for Mike Ylibovlc,
! who died In the Harrlsburg Hospital
I yesterday, will be held to-morrow
j morning in St. Mary's Catholic
I Church. Burial will be made In Mt.
' Calvary Cemetery. Ylibovlc lived at
I 57 Conestoga street and was 57 years
; old.
The Epworth League, of the First
Methodist Church, will "hike" to Cumb
ler's Heights the evening of August 13
where they will meet the Mt. Zion
I Chapter of the Methodist Church there
in a series of outdoor sports. A com
mittee from Mt. Zion Chapter is now
i arranging details.
Steelton Snapshots
Class to Plrnle. Mrs. John Houck's
i class of Centenary I'nited Brethren
Sunday school, will picnic at Reservoir
| Park. Thursday.
Returns From Const. Clemson D.
I Walley, 301 Lincoln street, has returned
' from a nve weeks' trip v> the Panama-
Pacific Exposition and Western cities.
Announce Hlrtli. Mr. and Mrs.
i Ernest Eisenhardt. 217 South Front
i street, announce the birth of a son.
I Sunday. August 6. Mrs. Eisenhardt was
' formerly Miss Carrie Hummel.
l-ffIGHSPIRE 77 " 77 !
E. D. Ruth will become Highsplre's
postmaster to-morrow and the post
office will hereafter be at Mr. Ruth's
home. K. F. Mathias Is the outgoing
i postmaster.
Funeral services for Mike Seiders,
i better known as "Hunkey Mike," who
committed suicide Sunday, were held
yesterday from his late home In High
spire. Burial was made at Oberlin.
The first sale of common stock of
the Pennsylvania Steel Company in
five years was reported in Philadel
phia yesterday when four shares were
sold for $34. The purchaser was not!
The Pennsylvania Steel Company
has obtained an order for 4,000 tons
of steel rails from the Southern rail
Says 50,000 Men Were
Landed on Peninsula
Constantinople, Aug. 9, via Berlin,
Aug. 11.— (By Wireless to Sayville.—
Enver Pasha, the Turkish Minister
of War, declared to-day that according
to his information the entente allies
in the latest operations at the Darda
nelles had landed three divisions of
troops, comprising about 50,000 men.
The losses among them, however, he
asserted already had been very heavy.
Enver Pasha's statement was made
in an interview with a correspondent
of the Associated Press.
Promise to Get Out of City If Released
From Stone Pile
Joe Reddy, now serving a 90-day
sentence on the stoneplie at the Coun
ty Almshouse and working in the har
vest field, is seeking a pardon. He
wrote a letter to Col. Joseph B.
Hutchison to-day, requesting his im
mediate liberty. Reddy promises to
keep sober and after earning car care,
to return to the Soldiers' Home at
Hampton Roads, Va.
Colonel Hutchison after canvassing
a numebr of Reddy's acquaintances on
their opinio a pardon, recommended
to Mayor John K. Royal this after
noon that Reddy be released.
Bears the
Engineer! Assisting the City Au
thorities to Get Matters Into
Good Shape
In addition to the State Health De
partment, which sent Its engineers to
Erie Immediately upon the flood, the
State Public Service Commission and
State Water Supply Commission are
lending their aid to the city in its big
task of clearing up. T. J. Lynch and
C. E. Rider, of the Water Supply
Commission, are in Erie and F. Her
bert Snow, chief engineer of the
Public Servico will go in a few days.
City Solicitor English, of Erie, who
was here last night arranging for State
assistance and advice, is in Washing
ton to-day, but will return to-morrow
to consult with State officials.
The Public Service Commission to
day held a series of hearings, includ
ing one of the controversies between
the Jenkins and Citizens' Electric
companies over wire crossings In
Pittstop. The companies have had
several cases here.
The State Industrial Board to-day
held a hearing on the proposed code
for safety and sanitation in foundries,
there being a very representative list
of men at the hearing. Numerous sug
gestions were offered and later on the
code will be promulgated. Edwin
Mulready, labor " commissioner of
Massachusetts attended the hearing
Commissioner Magee is at Pittsburgh
attending the funeral of his brother,
Edward S. Magee.
Frank J. .Harris, county treasurer
of Allegheny, to-day paid the State
The State Armory Board will meet
at Indiana to-morrow night.
Harvey Richter of Philadelphia, was
to-day commissioned a lieutenant and
surgeon for the naval militia.
Adjutant General Stewart will leave
to-night for the Indiana encampment
where Major General Dougherty will
take the review of the Second Brigade
and the Fourteenth Infantry. Gov
ernor Brumbaugh will not attend the
The companies awarded the State
aid road contracts yesterday will start
work within a week or ten days. In
Stroudsburg. according to advices re
ceived at t.he Highway department,
work has already been started by the
Attorney General Bru«-n is expected
at the Capitol to-morrow. He has
been taking a vacation this week with
1 Deputy Attorney General Kuhn on the
| Job here.
[Continued From first Page.]
schall, who is in a precarious con
dition. this morning and identified as
one of the men who made the assault.
In default of $1,500 ball he was sent
to jail to await a.hearing before Squire
T. V. Gardner.
Mrs. Gutschall has been ill for some
time with a serious stomach ailment,
i Last evening her condition was so bad
that her husband, William Gutschall,
remained home from work.
Shortly after 11 o'clock he went to
the home of a relative, just a few
doors away, to obtain something for
his wife. Upon his return a few min
utes later he found the unconscious
form of his wife lying on the porch.
Gutschall carried his wife Into the
house and summoned medical aid.
When the woman revived sufficiently
to talk she said that a few minutes
after her husband.left the house two
foreigners entered. When they saw
the woman, who was sitting in a chair,
they rushed at her and attempted to
choke her. Mrs. Gutschall, however,
eluded their grasp and ran from the
house screaming. As she stumbled
onto the porch she swooned.
Mrs. Gutschall described her assail
ants and her husband, with a neigh
bor, immediately recognized the de
scription of one of the men as that of
a foreigner whom they knew. They
set out at once to find the men. A
short distance from the house they
saw two men and called to them. The
foreigners immediately fled.
Mr. Gutschall and the neighbor im
mediately pursued and overtook one
of the men. Before they could get him
away from the foreign district a crowd
of angry foreigners gathered and
threatened the Americans, they sa.v.
After repeated efforts to get their
prisoner out of the crowd had failed
on account of the foreigners' menacing
attitude the Americans released their
prisoner and fled for their safety.
Later they summoned Constable
John Gibb, who went to the boarding
house of Caleto, in South Third stre'et,
routed him out of bed and placed him
under arrest.
When taken before Squire Gardner
this morning the prisoner protested
his innocence. He was held in de
fault of $1,500 hail for a hearing.
On account of the serious condition
of Mrs. Gutschall the hearing will be
held at her bedside to-morrow morn
ing at 11 o'clock.
[Continued From First Page.]
November o, it Is the intention of the
company to spend a large amount of
money in the further rehabilitation
and reconstruction of the property
throughout the system.
"This," said one of the officials of
the company to-day. "will give to the
company's many patrons, superior
service at reasonable rates. It will be
the policy of the company to put forth
an active effort for an increased num
ber of subscribers in Harrisburg and
throughout their entire territory.
| "This company is now one of the
[ foremost Independent Telephone Com
panies operating in Pennsylvania, hav
ing in the neighborhooa of 15,000 usb
i "The system extends from Lewis
town and Selinsgrove, Pa., to Harris
burg and throughout the Cumberland
Valley to Winchester, Va.
"The company has connections with
[all the Independent Telephone Com
panies operating througnout the State.
This insures to the public, long dis
tance service as well as local."
New Cure For Cerebro
Spinal Meningitis Found
By Associated Press
Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 11, via
London, 1.17 p. ni.—The discovery of
a specific for cerebro spinal meningi
tis was announced to-day by Dr. Rich
ard Bull director of the Bacteriologi
cal Laboratory of the University of
Melbourne. Dr. Bull stated that Eu
calyptus would destroy the germ.
By Associated Press
New York, Aug. 11.—New York
importers who claim to have $50,000,-
000 In merchandise tied u pat neu
tral European ports contiguous to
Germany and Austria as a result of
the British blockade met here to-day
to frame a protest against the Brit
ish aUltut'* .
[Continued From First Page.]
tton of Mexico and sa.vs reports to that
effect "have caused the constitutional
government to feel justly alarmed."
He declares he has been Instructed by
Carranza to communicate to the secre
tary on the subject.
"r. Carranza and the persons who
co-operate with him, "says the letter
to Secretary Lansing, "are of the pro
found conviction that if the American
Government would have the true
situation In Mexico, It would under
stand that the only possible, Just and,
acceptable solution would be to leave'
the revolution to follow Its natural
course until the complete victory of
the party representing greater neces
sities and popularity.
"The constitutionalist government,
represented by Mr. Carranza. abstains
from passing any comment on the
conferences that are being neld, be
cause It had no knowledge of their
character and of the conclusions whtch
may have been reached and because it
does not want to afford the supposi
tion that they tactltly consented to It,
but the same time. It considers It its
j duty to inform he American govern
| ment of the displeasures with which
i the Mexican government and people
j would view any act which would tend
! to frustrate the success practically ac
| compiished against the reactionary
i factions by the constitutionalist army
! representing the hopes and ideals of
ithe Mexican people."
! American warships to-day were
| steaming at full speed for Vera Cruz,
| presumably under order from Presi
dent Wilson to protect foreign interests
which have been endangered there.
Responding to an urgent appeal
from Commander McNamee, senior
American naval officer at Vera Cruz,
the battleships Louisiana and New
Hampshire sailed from Newport, R. 1.,
last night as a result of anti-American
demonstrations at the Mexican port.
The warships will reinforce the fleet
of American gunboats in Mexican
Officials continued their reticence
to-day concerning the dispatch of the
warships. It was feared that If It be
came known in advance that the war
vessels were on their way to Vera Cruz
it mlcht increase the tensity of the
situation there.
May Strengthen Patrol
In accordance with Secretary Lan
sing's announcement yesterday that it
might be necessary to strengthen the
forces on the border because of brig
andage. orders probably will be going
out soon to army posts to hold troops
In readiness if not actually to move
them. Secretary Garrison returned
to-day and conferred with his staff on
the subject.
"The conditions on the border." said
he, "have nothing whatever to do with
the fighting in Mexico and have no
political significance. Lawless people
are using this time of excitement for
an opportunity to plunder and steal,
and we are not sure that all the law
breakers are Mexicans. Some of them,
we know, are not."
Under Major-General Funston's
command on the border are nine regi
nunts of cavalry, six and one-half
regiments of infantry and two full
regiments of field artillery, in nil about
fourteen thousand troops. At the
other posts in continental United
States are about twelve thousand more
mobile troops. It was being suggest
ed to-day that if the need of troops
became Imperative It might be neces
sary to use some national guardsmen.
Twenty Men Killed in
Battles Along Border
By Associated Press
Brownsville. Texas, Aug. 11.—Little
lessening of the activities on the part
of Mexican ranch raiders in the Rio
Grande Valley was Indicated in re
ports reaching here in the last 24
hours, which told of numerous attacks
by the bandits and of several battles
between the Mexicans and soldiers.
Ten men were reported to have been
killed in tlie battles yesterday and last
night, bringing the death list since the
commencement of the outrages by the
raiders up to nearly twenty.
The ten reported dead included one
United States trooper, four Americans,
believed to be members of tl*e bandit
bands and five Mexicans. The trooper
was killed last night at Palm Gardens,
near Mercedes, Texas, when he, with
several other cavalrymen, was attack
ed by Mexican bandits who appeared
suddenly out of the darkness, shot at
the soldiers and quickly disappeared.
The Mexicans, according to reports,
had cut the telephone wire connecting
Palm Gardens with Mercedes. A farm
er found the break, connected the
wires and reported the shooting to
Mercedes. Additional soldiers and a
posse of citizens immediately left for
Palm Gardens. News of their possible
meeting of the bandits was awaited
to-day. The latest trouble to be re
ported occurred at Sebastian, Texas,
early to-day where two Mexican ban
dits, captured by Texas Rangers last
night attempted to escape and were
shot and killed.
Attack on Train Delays
Brazilian's Arrival
By Associated Press
Washington, Aug. 11.—An attack by
Zapata troops on a train at Apizaco
yesterday has delayed Senor Cardoso,
the Brazilian minister to Mexico, who
is en route from the Capital to Vera
Cruz to board the gunboat Marietta,
on his way to the United States.
American Consul Silllman, at Vera
Cruz, reported to the State Depart
ment to-day that the attack was
made on a train ahead of that bear
ing the Brazilian minister and that it
would be impossible for Senor Cardoso
to reach Vera Cruz before noon to
Consul SUliman also reported that
an Interoceanic railroad train was
blown up near Protero yesterday and
that many Carranza workmen and
soldiers were killed in a battle which
By Associated Press
Cornish, X. H., Aug. 11.—President
Wilson was preparing to-day to leave
tlit summer capital for Washington to
discuss the Mexican and other foreign
questions with Secretary Lansing and
other members of his Cabinet.
Uneasiness Reported
About Cape Haitien
and Port au Prinee
By Associated Press
Washington, Aug. 11.- General Au
guste, at the head of £OO troops at
tacked St. Marc last Saturday and was
repulsed by a Haitien committee of
safety. Hear Admiral Caperton re
ported to-day that. G<fne»al Auguste
and four of his followers wf-re killed.
Admiral Caperton reported uneasi
ness around Port au Prin"e and Cape
Haitien that may cause trouble.
Mrs. Katherine Alexander, aged (55,
ISIT'-i North Seventh street, died at
her home this morning after a linger
ing • illness. She is survived by the
following children: Frank, Charles,
Samuel and Mrs. Nelson Greyblll, also
seven grandchildren. The funeral
services will be held from her home
on Friday afternoon at 12.45 o'clock,
after which the body will be taken to
Duncannon, where burial will be made.
AUGUST 11, 1915.
David L. Graeff, of Columbia, Will
Be Part of Big P. R. R.
N . Jk
Oldest Pensioner on the Main Line of
the Pennsylvania Railroad
David L. Graeff, aged 94 years, of
Columbia, oldest pensioner on the
main line of the Pennsylvania Rail
road, will be in Harrisburg Saturday,
August 28. He will attend the annual
reunion of the Veteran Employes' As
sociation of the Philadelphia Division.
Mr. Graeff. though lacking but six
ytars of the century mark, is still
This veteran sent In his acceptance
yesterday. Secretary H. J. Babb im
mediately sent word to Mr. Graeff that
he will be numbered among the hon
ored guests. The local reception com
mittee will meet him and will escort
him to Chestnut Street Hall. There
will be other aged pensioners present
at this big reunion, but none will be
anle to show a record equal to that of
Mr. GraefT, who worked more than a
half-century for the company in shops
at Columbia and Lancaster.
Middle Division Veterans
Lead in Membership
According to figures compiled yes
terday. the Middle Division Veteran
Employes' Association leads In mem
bership. Up to August 1 Secretary W.
Brooke Moore reported a total of
1,909. New Jersey division Is second
and the Philadelphia division third,
with 1,054. The membership of each
division follows:
Middle. 1,909: New Jersey, 1,42fi;
Philadelphia, 1,054; Pittsburgh, 772;
Philadelphia Terminal, 650; Maryland,
525; Willlamsport and Sunbury, 497;
Renovo, 285; Schuylkill, 279; Dela
ware, 203; Media, 163; total, 7,763.
Must Check All Baggage
Through to Destination
Special to The Telegraph
Washington, D. C., Aug. 11.—The
Interstate Commerce Commission in a
decision yesterday affecting a great
volume of passenger traffic, particu
larly from the East and North Central
States to the South, abrogated the pro
posed rules of railroads which would
have prohibited the through checking
of baggage and sale of through parlor
or sleeping car tickets on combination
tickets used in connection with joint
fures from junction points.
For years travelers from New Tork,
Philadelphia. Baltimore and other
trunk line territory going to points In
the South and Southeast have checked
baggage through to destination and
have secured through Pullman car ac
commodations on combinations of
tickets good only to and from the gate
ways to southern and southeastern ter
ritory. The Pennsylvania and Balti
more and Ohio Railroads proposed to
abolish the practice, for protection to
their Jollnt fares to conserve their
The commission held that no rail
road receiving the equivalent of Its full
local fare to the Junction, whatever the
character of transportation accepted
by the connecting line, may lawfully
withhold provision for incidental serv
ices universally in demand. Commis
sioner Harlan dissented from this
opinion, saying the majority action
permits evasions of the through fare.
Million Dollar Order
From B. and 0. Officials
Special to The Telegraph
Baltimore. Md„ Aug. 11.—The Bal
timore and Ohio Railroad announced
yesterday that It has placed contracts
with several steel mills for 17,000 tons
of steel rails and with car manufac
turers for 1,000 steel hopper car bodies
for immediate delivery. The material
covered by the contracts will cost
about $1.000,000.
Practically all of the rails will be of
the heavy type, weighing 100 pounds
to the yard, and will be used fo.r re
placement on the company's Chicago
line. The order supplements contracts
placed in July approximately $2,500,000
and brings the total cost of Baltimore
and Ohio's recent equipment purchases
up to $3,500,000.
The Motive Power League team went
to Wllliamsport to-day for a practice
Many Kinds of Rheumatism
One Sure Mode of Treatment
Authorities Say Don't Use Liniirents. Treat
It Through the Blood. You Can't Rub It Out! ?
Whether your trouble Is Sciatica,
Lumbago or the dreaded Articular
Rheumatism, the answer Is the same.
You must treat It through the blood.
That Is the only way to rid the sys
tem of uric acid, purify the blood and
revitalize the nerves. If the blood is
freed from impurities, Rheumatism
must go. Thla In short is the exact
knowledge gained by the research lab
oratories of the S. 8. 8. Co., in Atlan
ta. There tests have been made for
fifty years. They know what Rheu
matism Is. They know that S. S. S„
the remarkable blood tonic, which
they, originated, will relieve you of
Game Like Water Blisters. On
Head and Cheeks. Could
Not Put Clothes On.
"My child'* eczema came Uke water
blisters on the center of her head, and they
-liread and came on her cheeks next. Her
dieeka store red and she began rubbing until
the blood came. I tied her hands but she
would rub them still and then she got It all
over her body. I could not put any clothes
on her. and I cut rags and put them round
her and wrapped her legs and arms up.
I never took her out I was so ashamed, and
i thought' she would be scarred for life.
"I road about Cutlcura Soap and Oint
ment so I got Bomb and used them and she
slept a fow hours, so I bought more. Whan
she was eighteen months old she was One
and now her hair is like silk. She Is entirely
well." (Signed) Mrs. Gertrude Volk,
1532 Gth St., Philadelphia, Pa., March 12,
Sample Each Free by Mall
With 32-p. Skin Book on request. Ad
dress post-card "Cuticura. Dept. T, Boa-
Ion." Sold throughout the world.
game with the Pennsylvania Rail
road team of that place.
Improvement in the condition of
President Samuel Rea. of the Penn
sylvania Railroad, was reported to
day. An operation may not be neces
The Baldwin Locomotive Works has
contracted for an electric line to its
plant at Eddystone.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company
has asked bids for one steam lighter,
three derrick barges and twelve cov
ered hatch barges, for use In New
York harbor.
The Baldwin Locomotive Works has
received orders for one Mikado loco
motive for the Pine Belt Lumber Com
payn. of Fort Towson, Okla., and two
Pacific type for the Richmond, Fred
ericksburg and Potomac.
The Reading Railway announces the
following station agent appointments:
Chester G. Duckworth. Traynjore;
Wayne B. Frey, Bechtelsvllle; George
W. Welzlll, Oaklyn, and Alfred E.
Undy, Willlamatown.
Standing of the Crews
Philadelphia Dlvlnlon ll6 crew to
go first after 4 p. m.: 104, 103, 110, 105,
11? J29, 113. 122, 120, 125, 117, 127. 101.
Engineers for 103, 108, 113, 125,. 126,
Firemen for 108, 115, 127.
Conductor for 127.
Flagmen for 104, 109, 113, 118, 126.
Brakemen for 105, 113, 114, 117, 124.
Engineers up: Seitz, Albright, Gib
bons, Hlndman, Downs, Davis, Bru
baker, Smeitzer, Kautz, Welsh, Criss
well. Gable, Streeper, Manley, Long,
Blsslnger, Hennecke, Hubler, McCau
ley. Kennedy.
Firemen up: Cover, Moffatt, Huston,
Horstlck, Manning, Miller, Whichello,
Herman, Brenner, Sees, Spring. Robin
son, Everhart, Weaver, Bushey, Kreid
er, Hamaker, Copeland, McCurdy,
Blotch, Shive, Wagner, Shaffer.
Conductors up: Mehaffle, Looker,
Fraelick, Fesler.
Flagmen up: Banks, Donohue, Clark,
Brakemen up: Dengler, Collins.
Moore, Coleman, McGlnnls, Shultzbeg
er, Albright. Bogner.
Middle Division 251 crew to go
first after 12.50 p. m.: 242.
Six Altoona crews to come In.
Preference: 2, 3.
Engineers up: Havens, Kugler, *
Smith, Simonton.
Firemen up: Liebau, Stauffer.
Conductors up: Paul, Huber.
Brakemen up: Strauser, Wenerlck,
Reese, McHenry, Stahl.
Engineers up. Stahl, Swab, Harvey,
Saltsman, Kuhn, Snyder, Pelton, Shav
er, Landis, Hoyler, Beck. Marter, Biev
er, Blosser, Rudy, Houser.
Firemen up: Ulsh, Bostdorf,
Sohiefer, Rauch, Lackey, Cookeries",
Maeyer, Shelter. Snell, Bartolet, Getty,
Sheets. Bair, Eyde.
Engineers for 6, 24, 32.
Firemen for 12, 16. 18.
Philadelphia Division 2lO crew to
?o first after 345 p. Ul.: 231, 232, 239,
37. 203, 226, 206, 225, 201, 222, 230, 208,
212, 215, 217, 228, 211, 235.
Engineers for 231, 210, 226, 206, 201,
Firemen for 239, 203, 226, 212.
Conductors for 203, 230.
Flagman for 239.
Brakemen for 206, 230, 235, 237, 209.
Conductors up: Pennell, Dewees,
Shirk, Keller.
Flagman up: Corrigan.
Brakemen up: Goudy, Shuler, Rice,
Twigg, Vandling, Wertz.
Middlp Division 221 crew to go
after 1.30 p. m.: 223, 240, 250, 245, 247,
Twelve crews laid off at Altoona,
The following Is the standing of the
yard crews after 4 p. m.;
Engineer up: Sweger, Smiley, Fa
mous, Rider.
Firemen up: McNalley, Lutz, Har
ren. Kingsberry, Gingrich.
Engineers for 112, Ist 126, 2nd 102.
Firemen for 2nd 126, Ist 124 , 2nd
124, 130, Ist 106.
The 7 crew first to go after 12.15
o'clock: 17. 11, 1, 9, 20. 6.
The 80 crew first to go after 6
o'clock: 54. 67, 59, 51, 58, 71.
Engineers for 54, 7, 17, 20, 21, 22.
Firemen for 54, 7, 21, 22.
Conductors for 9, 21, 22.
Brakemen for 54, 67, 9, 11, 21. 22.
! Engineers up: Martin, Richwlne,
Fetrow, I'lets, Woland. Morrison. Bon
awitz, Sweely, Lape, Masslmore.
Firemen up: Anspach, Fulton, Long-
I necker. Dobbins. Zimmerman, Sulli
van, Binganian, King, Anders, Kelly.
Conductors up: Wolf, Glngher, Ger
Brakemen up, Huges. Kohll, Laucks,
Donley, Zawaskl, Maxton, Carljn,
Machmet, Painter, Plttner, Guinther,
Ayres, Shader, Creager, Ely.
Rheumatism. Take S. S. S. to-day.
The complete recovery of thousand!
of sufferers by the use of S. S. S. is
positive proof that you can be re
lieved. S. S. S. is a Dlood tonic
a purifier that restores the blood,
revitalizes It, cleanses It, makes it
pure as It was before It became
poisoned with impurities. 8. S. 8.
gives it strength to drive out theso
impurities, uric acid and organic
poison and with it the Rheu
matism. Get 8. S. S. at your drug
gist's. If you need special advice,
write to 8. 8. S. Co., Atlanta, Ga.—Ad

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