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Ancona Survivor Declares Italian Liner
LXXXIV— Xo. 265
ThanksgivingDocumcnt Pleads
For Return to Sound Econ
omic Conditions
Pennsylvania Should (live
Thanks For Peace, Plenty
and Prosperity Now
Governor Brumbaugh to-day issued
his first Thanksgiving day proclama
tion calling upon the people of Penn
sylvania to observe a day of thanks
for "a year of health, plenty and so
cial advance" and declaring that at the
same time people should take steps to
reach "a sound economic condition."
The proclamation says:
"Let us reverently observe our day
of Thanksgiving, not alone because it
is a custom so to do but because it is
a privilege annually to make public
acknowledgment of gratitude to God
for His manifold mercies and bless
ings. We are a worthy people only as
we are an humble and a devout peo
ple. Not to see the guiding wisdom of
God in the affairs of men is to be ig
norant of the vital controlling force In
the uplift of the race.
"We have had vouchsafed to us a
year of health, plenty and social ad
vance. «lur Commonwealth has been
signally free from calamities. Our
crops have been abundant. Our indus
tries at the beginning of the year were
languishing. They are now increas
ingly prosperous. The deplorable war
in Europe may be the occasion of this
prosperity. It Is regrettable that the
misfortunes of our neighbors should
be a cause of our prosperity. The
sooner we reach a sound economic
condition based upon a normal com
petitive market the better it will be
for us. The present situation is one
that may well cause us to take heed.
The law of love is the only abiding
law of progress.
"In the spirit of solemn gratitude
thai we have been kept from the hor
rors of war and that we have been
blessed of God with material and
spiritual good, let us gather in our
several places of worship to take our
reckoning, to give thanks for boun
teous blessings, and to supplicate our
[Heavenly Father for continuing guid
ance and help.
"To this end and that we may be a
holler and happier people, I, Martin
Grove Brumbaugh, Governor of this
Commonwealth, do designate and set
aside Thursday, November 25, 1915,!
as Thanksgiving Day."
Ah-a-Choo! and Man's
Shoulder Is Dislocated
A good healthy sneeze this morning
sent E. L. Shireman, a machinist re
siding at 1522 Regina street, to the
Harrisburg hospital with a dislocated
right, shoulder. Shireman Is employed
at the Harrisburg Foundry and Ma
chine Works.
The accident happened about 10
o'clock. The machinist was working at
a bench. When he raised his right
arm to get a tool from the shelf, Mr.
Shireman sneezed heartily. A fellow
employe standing nearby heard bones
crack and heard his comrade groan
in pain. It was with difficulty and
much suffering that the machinist's,
arm was lowered.
The ambulance was called and the
Injured man was taken to the hospital
where the dislocation was reduced.
It was at first believed that a rib had
also been fractured, but surgeons say
the soreness in the chest was due to
the injury in the man's shoulder.
Mr. Shireman was able to go to his
home this afternoon.
By Associated Press
Washington, D. C„ Nov. 11.—Presi
dent Wilson was asked to-day by Mrs.
J. Sergeant Cram and Elizabeth Gur
ley Flynn, of New York, to appeal to
Governor Spry, of Utah, to commute
the sentence of Joseph Hiilstrom, an
Industrial Workers of the World
worker and a Swedish citizen, con
victed of murder in Salt Lake City and
sentenced to be shot a week from to
morrow. The President promised to
investigate and see if he can do any
By Associated Press
Washington, D. C., Nov. 11.—Charles
Taber Martin, of Los Angeles, a son
in-law of Secretary McAdoo, died early
to-day of pneumonia at the Secretary's
home here. President Wilson went to
the house to extend his sympathv be
fore 9 o'clock. Mr. Martin was the
husband of the former Miss Harriet
McAdoo, who is now in Los Angeles.
For HarrlnbarK nnd vicinity t
< loudy and wanner to-night and
_ Friday, probably aliotvrr*.
For ICnatrrn I'ennaylvaniai ( loudy
nnd niirmpr t«»-nlifht and Friday,
probably ■bovrt-ra; Inrrranlnf
aoutlicaat minds.
The SuM(|iirbannn river and all Ita
tributaries will fall alowly or
rt-mnln nenrty atatlnnury to
'•■iclit and probably Friday. A
■ taur of about S.B feet la Indicat
ed for Hnrrlnhtirg Friday inorn-
( _ tieneral Condition*
The center of the western atorm
liaa moved from Colorado to the
l.nke Superior region daring the
last twenty-four hour*. It hna
Inerenard In energy and la eaua-
Ing strong winds and galea In the
I pper Mississippi river nnd over
the western part of thr l.nke
Region. l.lght to moderately
heavy ralna have fallen in the
I'lnlna States.
Temperature ehangea have been
Tempetature: S a. m., 38.
Sunt Klaea, «i 46 a. m.) aeta, 5i»2
p. m.
Moon i First quarter, November 13,
•IKIJ p. m.
niver Stage: 3JI feet above low
water mark.
Veaterday'a Weather
Hlgheat lempernlnrr, fi3.
lioweat temperature, 40.
Mean temperature, M.
.Vornml temperature, M.
Information Obtained From
Survivors Tells of Panic
on Roard
Passenger Declares Conduct of
Submarine Crew Was In
Naples. Nov. 11, via Paris. 12.20
A. M.—Parnate La urine. an Ameri
can citizen, is among llie missing pas
sengers of the steamship Ancona, ac
cording to information obtained hero
London. Nov. 11.—A Central News
(lis|>atch from Rome says there Is no
news of 110 iiersons who were on
lxutrd the Ancona and that it is pre
sumed they were killed by the gunfire
of the submarine. The only American
in the lirst cabin, the dis|>atcli says,
was Mrs. Gireil.
London. Nov. 11.—Prince Cassano
was among those saved from the An
cona and it is presumed all first class
passengers aboard tiie steamer em
barked in the same boat with him,
says a Naples dispatch to the Express.
It is believed, therefore, that Mrs.
Oecile Grcil. an American citizen, also
is safe.
By Associated Press
London, Nov. 11.—The Italian
steamer Ancona was not sunk without
warning, according to information ob
tained from survivors landed at
Malta by the Reuter correspondent
and cabled here. The Austrian sub
marine which overhauled her after
a long, stern chase gave the com
mander a brief respite to permit the
removal of passengers but the inde
scribable panic- which began among
the immigrants on board as soon as
the underwater craft was sighted was
responsible for the loss of many lives.
In a mad rush for safety, men, women
and children overwhelmed the boats,
several of which were overturned be
fore they could be lowered. Many
(Continued on Page 16.)
Alleged "Nonresident"
Held For Court Under
S3OO Bail For Court
Charged with illegally voting at the
Fall primaries because he is not a regu
lar resident of the city. W. R. Scott
was held under S3OO ball for court this
afternoon, following a hearing before
Alderman A. M. Landis. Sixth ward.
Scott was another of the dozen or more,
men who had been arrested following
investigations by John P. Guyer, of
the Dauphin Countyv Law and Order
1 League. Scott lives in Lewistown and
owns a restaurant here. He voted. It
was charged, in the Second Precinct
of the Twelfth Ward. His defense was
that he roomed in this city.
I Where the two missing primary elec
! tion return envelopes and their con
sents are, or how they disappeared,
clerks in the County Commissioners
office could not discover and it Is gen
erall' - believed that they art- either lost
or perhaps, had been left in the ballot
boxes by the election boards. The
Commissioners yesterday, in response
to a letter from John P. Guyer, of the
Law and Order League, directed that
the remaining returns be locked up
hereafter. Guyer reported that two re
turn envelopes cannot be found. The
election boards are required by law to
return the sheets, ballot stubs, etc., in
the envelopes, but frequently the ma
terials are left In the boxes. To In
spect these boxes will require an order
from the Court.
Guyer warned the Commissioners
that they will be held strictly account
j able for the safety of the primary re
i turns. It is understood that other
warrants are soon to be issued and
I that the primary returns are vital as
I evidence.
State College Student
Loses Life in Fall
By Associated Press
Alientown, Pa., Nov. 11.—John C.
I Merlon. Jr., aged 20, son of John C.
I Merion. of Ward. Pa., was so severely
i injured in an 80-foot fall here early
this morning that he died In the local
hospital several hours later as the re
sutl of a crushed skull.
Morion was one of a party of twenty
seven State College students, in charge
of Dr. J. B. Churchill, on a trip of
inspection of the various industries in
the Lehigh Valley. At 4 o'clock this
morning employes of the hotel heard
a noise and upon investigating found
Merion lying on the concrete pavement
to the rear of the hotel. The top of
his skull had been crushed and his leg
Tt is believed that he got up while
asleep and walked out of the window.
16-Year-01d Boy Wants
License to Wed Girl 13
Efforts to obtain a marriage license
this afternoon by the youngest appli
cants on Dauphin county's marriage
tureau records led to an investigation
of the youth by the district attorney's
office upon alleged charges of a statu
tory character. Allen Brown, aged 16,
and Ellen Fanny Brown, aged 13, were
the prospective licensees.
To obtain the license the appoint
ment of a guardian was necessary, and
when President Judge Kunkel learned
the circumstances he refused to ap--
point a sponsor. The question which
the district attorney was directed to
Investigate was the age of Brown when
the alleged crime was committed.
One of the largest salmon ever taken
from the Susquehanna river in this
vicinity was caught yesterday after
noon after a vicious fight by Deputy
Sheriff Virgil B. Kennedy. Kennedy
proudly exhibited his catch about th«
courthouse to-day. He took the flsl)
a hundred feet or so below the city
dam at Dock street. It weighs nine
pounds and a half, measures twenty
nine inches from mouth to tip of tail
and eighteen inches around the girth. I
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The picture shows the Ancona as she sailed out of New York harbor
on her last voyage to Italy. On her return trip from Naples to New York
she was torpedoed, shelled and sunk by a large submarine flying the Aus
trian flag. Between twenty and thirty Americans are believed to h&ye been
aboard. One report says that 271 perished when the ship went down and
that 371 were saved.
Officials at Washington are fearing a recurrence of the "Lusltanla
complication" resulting from the attack on the steamer and its sinking with
loss of life.
$1,000,000 BLAZE
Company Was Engaged in
Making Materials For
War Purposes
By Associated Press
Trenton, N. J., Nov. 11.—Fire that
started shortly before 2 o'clock this
morning and burned fiercely for more
than two hours completely destroyed
one of the rope shoos of the John A.
Roebling's Sons Con.pany. entailing a
loss estimated at a million dollars.
During the progress of the tire a row
of frame buildings located on Clark
street and running back to the burned
structure caught fire a number of
times and were In danger of dstruc
tlon. The occupants of these houses
were compelled to move out. many of
them wearing only their night cloth
The rope mill, which had a frontage
on Elmer street of about 100 feet, ran
back a distance of 700 feet parallel
with Clark street in the rear of the
dwellings. The fire originated in the
Elmer street end of the building and
because of its inflammable construc
tion the entire structure soon was in
fiames. The interior of the mill was
open from one end to the other and
the upper floors were of wood and
were saturated with oil from the ma
There were rumors here that the
fire was of incendiary origin, due to
the belief that the company was en
gaged in making material for war
purposes. Officials of the concern,
however, do not believe this.
In recent years the Roebling com
pany has sustained heavy fire losses,
the largest of which occurred last
January when its Buckthorn plant, was
completely destroyed with a loss of
The building In which it was ru
mored the Roeblings are planning to
make gun barrels for war purposes is
located some three or four blocks from
the scene of this morning's fire.
Mrs. Prince Tells Commerce
Chamber They Will Be Big
Source of Profit
"Businessmen will find in the con
tinuation schools about to be started
®nder the new child labor law in
Pennsylvania a boon and a source of
prAfit to themselves, instead of a
stumbling block and a hardship,"
Mrs. Lucinda W. Prince of Boston
and New York, told members of the
Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce at
a noon luncheon in the Harrisburg
club to-day.
"No new movement has been in-
(Continued on Page 16.)
Secretary Woods to
Take Detweiler Home
Secretary of the Commonwealth Cy
rus E. Woods has leased the residence
of Mrs. Meade D. Detweiler for the
winter and will make It his Harrisburg
residence. Secretary and Mrs. Woods
will remove to Harrlsburx from
Oreensburg next week.
Mr. Woods occupied the Chamberlin
residence last winter.
Property Damage Will Amount
to Hundreds of Thousands
of Dollars
By Associated Press
Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 11.—Prop
erty damage, amounting into hun
dreds of thousands of dbllars, several
persons killed and scores injured, was
the result of the violent storm which
swept Central Kansas, Nebraska,
South Dakota and lowa last night, ac
cording to reports received here to
i South Bend, Kansas, was the
' heaviest sufferer. A tornado struck
the town, killed two persons, injured
more than 30 and wrecked many
buildings. The town was plunged into
darkness and a drenching rain fol
lowed. Property damage there was
estimated at $500,000.
At Derby, Kansas, 100 miles south
east of Great Bend, one man was kill
ed and seven persons were injured by
the tornado that struck there a few
hours after sweeping Great Bend.
A number of persons were injured
at Hartford, S. D., and high winds
that visited other localities in that
State as well as sections of Western
and Central Nebraska, destroyed farm
(Continued on Page 16.)
After running over a dog near Camp
Hill, at noon to-day, IJ. E. Bollinger,
proprietor of the Riverside Inn. at
Coxestown, lost control of the automo
bile which he was driving and crashed
into a telegraph pole.
Bollinger and Samuel Davis, 252
Liberty street, were hurled from the
machine, Bollinger receiving a com
pound fracture of the right arm and
bruises of the body. Davis fractured
his left shoulder, and sustained bruises
and lacerations of the bodv. Both were
treated at the Harrisburg Hospital.
Series by Frank R. Roberson
Are Closing Successful Run;
Matinee For Children
Just two more days remain in the
engagement of Frank R. Roberson, the
famous traveler and traveloguer, who
I has been appearing at the Chestnut
I Street Auditorium under the auspices
lof the Telegraph Owing to the fact
jlhat the auditorium is engaged for
to-night, there will be no travelogue.
Two travelogues to-morrow, one the
last of the special series of school
[Continued on Page B.]
I Southern Democrats
Want Bryan as Leader
Atlanta, Ga.. Nov. 11. lf reports
from many sections of the South are to
1 be believed, the Anti-Saloon League is
organizing in the effort to obtain dele
gates to the various Stite conventions
who will not only oppose instructions
for President Wilson, but will name
delegates inimical to the President as
the next party leader. According to
these reports, the Anti-Saloon league
Is working quietly to pick State con
vention delegates favorable to prohibi
tion. and this nature lly leads to the
conclusion that they v-11l light to have
William J. Bryan as t.\e next Demo
cratic leader.
Melrose Property Assessment
.SSOO Higher Than It Would
Re Ordinarily
Attorney Will Ask City Couneil
to Reduce Valuation
Does the painted presence of Old
Glory on the face of a "s»ilte fence"
enhance or decrease the value of a
property SSOO worth?
| City Council, sitting as a board of
tax revision and appeals, may be called
j upon to consider that problem Fri
, day, November 19. when it hears ob
jections to 1916 triennial assessments.
Scott S. L<etby, counsel for Levi O.
I Balsbaugh. of Melrose, raised the ques-
I tion informally at to-day's session of
[the board's sitting. The Third ward
complaints were heard to-day and Mr.
Lelby said he will investigate the prob
lem with a view to appearing for his
client at hearing of the Thirteenth
ward appeals.
Long Has It Waved
The "Old Glory spite fence" ques
tion has agitated both county and city
legal circles for some years; it all
I grows out of the erection by Mr. Hals
baugli of a twenty-foot-liigli fence on
the western side of his property at
Twenty-sixth and Derry streets. On
the western front of it he painted a
gorgeous waving Hag of the United
States. In the center he painted a
great cross. The flag-painted fence
faced upon the property of A. L. Groff
at Old Orchard. Balsbaugh proudly
called the structure a lovely work of
art. Groff and other neighbors angrily
called It a "spite fence."
That was some years ago, and the
question was threshed out legally on
several occasions, but because the
commonwealth boasts of no anti spite
fence law on Its statute books the
fence remained. Finally a certain
board of assessors placed an increased
value of SSOO on the Balsbaugh prop
erty. Balsbaugh protested that he.
had not been regularly served with the
notice and took his appeal on that
question. The inference at the time
was that the additional SSOO was
placed on the property as a gentle
persuader to the owner to raze the
Worth a 8500 Increase
The present board of assessors let
the SSOO remain.
Mr. lyeiby declares that the "fence"
might well be considered a work of
art, but that the assessors had no legal
right to assess it for more than its
actual value. He said it might be
worth $75.
Mr. Balsbaugh has long since re
moved to Philadelphia. Mr. Groff lias
gone to China.
Tenth Ward's Increase
To-day's hearings were of a more
or less desultory character. The total
assessments of the city have been com
piled up to the Eleventh ward and
already figures show an increase in
valuation of more than a million dol
lars. In nine wards the increase was
something over $500,000; in the Tenth
ward alone the increase will aggregate
$600,000 and $700,000. Among the
owners of properties affected, it is
understood, are the McCormick estate,
Joseph L. Shearer, Jr., Harry Reyn
ders and Commissioner-elect E.. Z.
Some of the appeals, it is understood,
may be taken up following next Tues
day's meeting of Council. After the
appeals have all been settled, Council
figuring on the basis of the city's chief
source of income from taxation, will
begin the preparation of the 191 C bud
get. Work on the budget, however
may not be started before the middle
of December.
Forger Passes Check
For $lO Dated 1895
According to Harry White, city de
tective, a slick check forger, Is work
ing in Harrisburg. Last night he
passed a check for $lO on Hyman
Cohen, 407 Walnut street, and ob
tained $3.80 in merchandise and the
balance in cash.
The check was an old form used
by thf First National Bank, in 1 895.
| The old figures we re crossed out and
1915 Inserted. The cheek was made
out to Erik Forsberg. and was signed
"Harrisburg Pipe and Pipe Bending
Company. William T. Hildrup." The
amount was specified in regular check
stamp style, so that It could not be
j raised or altered. This, the police say
lls an indication that the forger is
| carrying with him a check stamp out-
I fit. using red and blue inks.
I The man who passed the check is
described as being six feet in height
slim in build, and wearing good
clothes. He had a cap on his head.
Hunter Who Killed Game
Warden Held For Court
Special to The Telegraph
Mauch Chunk, Pa.. Nov. «ll —Francis
Thomas, of Drifton, who lcilled Game
Warden James McHugh, of Weatherly
| ner Hazel Creek Junction, last Sunday
while hunting illegally, had a hearing
yeßterday afternoon before Justice of
the Peace James J. Boyle here on the
charge of murder and was held for
court without bail. Joseph Kalbfus
secretary of the State Game Commis
sion. was present. He says the Attor
ney General will give every possible
assistance to District Attorney Setzer
to convict the slayer of McHugh Henry
Brown, who accompanied McHugh on
Sunday and who is the principal wit
ness, testified that after McHugh told
Thomas he was under arrest for shoot
ing rabbits, Thomas lifted Ills gun and
killed McHugh. who was standing be
side Brown: that Thomas then told
Brown to hold up his hands, aimed the
gun at him and pulled the trigger The
gun failed to go off.
Thomas In his confession savs ho
killed Game Warden McHugh accident
ally. and that the reaßon he tried to
shoot Brown wt»s because he was afraid
he would kill him because he had kill
ed McHugh. Throughout the hearing
Thomas seemed unconcerned.
By Associated Press
New York. Nov. 11.—All grade? of
refined sugar were advanced 10 cents
per hundred pounds to-day.
Liner's Commander Says Ship
Was Shelled From Dis
tance of Five Miles
Inactivity Along'the Western
Fighting Front Indicated
by Dispatches
, The Italian liner Ancona. sunk by
a submarine in the Mediterranean
with the loss of a number of American
lives reported, was ! not sent to the
bottom without warning, acording to
accounts of some survivors.
The Austrian submarine which had
been pursuing the liner gave a brief
time for the removal of passengers,
Malta advices through London state.
The loss of many lives on the An
cona is declared to have been due to
panic among the passengers caused
by the sight of the submarine and to
and fact alleged that the under
sea boat fired repeated shots both
fore and aft at the liner as the pas
sengers were taking to the boats, ac
centuating the panic.
A news agency dispatch from Tunis
on the other hand, declared the com
mander of the Ancona asserts that the
submarine gave the liner no signal to
stop. He insists the vessel was shelled
first from a distance of five miles and
that she stopped. Subsequently, he
declared, shells hit the boats into
which passengers were being loaded,
many passengers being killed or
wounded on deck anil in the boats.
Other accounts from Tunis declare
(Continued on Page 10.)
Mothers in Poland Are
Slowly Putting Their
Littles Babes to Death
Special to J lie Telegraph
Philadelphia, Nov. 11.—That moth
ers in Poland have been feeding their
babies a mixture of chalk and water
to insure a slow death with, but little
suffering since the start of the Euro-
Ipean war, was the statement made
yesterday by Madame Ignace Pade
rewski, who is here to sell her Polish
dolls to aid Polish artists and to pur
chase milk for some of the hundreds
of babies that are starving to death irf
her native country.
I chairman of the Bo; J of Directors of the Bethlehem Su E
% Company, returned home to-day an dheld a conference with . M
£ the head officials of the steel company relative to the re- m
\ construction of Number 4 machine shop which was de- K
■ stioyed by fire yesterday. ~
\ Sunbury, Pa., Nov. 11.—Simon P. Wolverton, son of the j
» late Simon P. W |
V nently identified in the law department §f the Reading Rail- \
■ way, died here last night alter a brief illness. He was forty E
■ yean; of age and ore of the heirs of the million dollar estate «
j of his father which is held in trust by the Guard Trust Com- i
■ pany, Philadelphia '
g - The State Workmen's Insurance Board
' to-day".announced that the board will make a reduction from !
I the Approved rates of the insurance rate manuual of ten per !
cent, and that the minimum premiiyn is fixed at $5.00.
Chicago, Nov. 11, Storm signals were displayed all m
I over the Great Lakes to day and a drop in temperature to ft
I the freezing point was predicted for Chicago to-night 1
I New York. Nov. 11.—The resignation of Cornelius N. M
' Bliss as a director in the Southern Pacific Company and the m
I election of Frederick B\ Underwood, president of ihe Eric m
Railroad to succeed him were announced to-day at the con- m
elusion of a meeting of the Southern Pacific's Board of «
I Directors. K
' New York, Nov. 11.— H. C. Rupper said to be a wealthy «•
' resident of Richmond, Va., to-day shot and killed hus wife w
I and then committed suicide in their room at a prominent m.
J uptown hotel here. %
■ Peking Nov. 11.—The assassination of Admiral Tseng %
9 Ju Cheng, governor of Shanghai yesterday was not a politi- »
f cal act, according to a semiofficial statement issued here £-
P to-day, but the work of assassins hired by the family of a W
man ordered executed by the governor. J
New York, Nov 11; George W. Eberhp; it of the New g
York Stock Exchange and head of the Eberhardt and Com-, f
I pany, stock brokers of Pittsburgh, was suspended from the M
I New York Stock Exchange to-day for one year for alleged M
connections with bucket shops. J
Millard MrakN, lllihllftown. and Kvb Jobo, Bit. Alio.
| Harry Klluure WIUou and Matilda Hluncli Krlti-n, Altoiina. E
t'liarlea C. Muniiuert, MenKea .>llll*, and Mary Virginia Sterner, 2
Portera. [
Institute Speaker Asserts Dau
phin County Should Have 60
Instead ol' 250 Buildings
Dr. Claxton Claims Many
Teaehers Do Not Know
Oats From Barley
"Pennsylvania is the greatest sinner
of any State in this country for not
consolidating all of its one-room rural
schools," Dr. P. P. Claxton, United
States Commissioner of Education de
clared in an address before a joint
meeting: of teachers and directors of
public schools in Dauphin county, in
session in the Technical High school
this morning.
Dr. Claxton stated that in Dauphin
county alone, instead ot' having 250
! schools, there should be only 60, one
ito teach ten square miles, lie also
j cited other instances throughout the
j State where schools could be con
! sojidated to much greater advantage. •
| "The only reason why teachers
I leave country schools and come to the
■ city; the only reason why young men
i and women leave the farms in the
| country, is because they do not know
1 enough to stay there. A farmer
' must lie better educated than any
[Continued on Pane 14]
To Put Extra Braces
Under Table For Newsies'
Thanksgiving Dinner
By an unanimous vote members of
the Harrisburg Newsboys' Association
last evening decided to have a regular
old-time Thanksgiving dinner at their
home. It was decided to put extra
braces under the table to hold the
monster turkeys and lixin's. The fol
lowing committee is making the ar
rangements: Mike Klawansky, Ar
thur Koplovitz and Wagner Hoffman.
All the newspapermen of the city
and the honorary members will be in
vited. Charles M. Hoffert, a represen
tative of the Philadelphia Bulletin
spoke last evening. Afterward the
' boys held an old-fashioned spelling
bee. •

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