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RAILROAD RECORD MONTH AT CITY P.R.R.Y.M.C.A. General Secretary Tells Direct ors About January Meet ings; "Gym" Popular January was a record month at the P. R. R. Y. M. C. A. Reports pre sented last night to the board of di rectors showed increased interest in all departments. The following sta tistics were presented by the general secretary, Frank H. Gregory: Number of Sunday meetings, 5; at tendance. 450: cottage prayer meet ings. 4: attendance. 35; boy meetings. 4: attendance, 396; Maclay street meetings, 3: attendance, 80; commit tee meetings, 15; attendance, 74; vis itors to bulluing in 26 days, 7,150; daily average. 2 <"5; books taken from library, 00; rest room visitors. 436; shop and yard visits. 8: sick and in jured visits. 114; members admitted, 41; total membership, 532: extension meetings, 2: attendance, 800: enter tainment. 1; attendance, 1.200; gym nasium visitors, 930: swimmers, 683; baths taken, 1,600; basketball games, 9; bowling contests, 15. f THE HONOR ROLL "1| * J ' WILLI AM M. YODER W. M. Yoder, a former Harris burger, was in the Pennsylvania Rail road service fifty-two years and four months. His last employment was as shop clerk at Orangeville. William M. Yoder was born in Har risburg. December !>, 1 845. He entered the service of the Northern Central Railway as messenger in the telegraph department on May 16, 18U3. He left the service on January 3, 1864, and re-entered it on A>>ril 1 of the same year as messenger in the office of the chief engineer at Harrisburg, where he remained until April 1, 1866, when the office of chief engineer was abolished. Mr. Yoder was later transferred to the Northern Central's Bolton shop, at lialtfniore. He went to Mount Vernon in 1 873 and later was transferred to • Jrangeviile. January Freight Business Keeps Middle Division Busy Freight movement over the Middle division of the Pennsylvania during the month of January was the heaviest in the history of the road with one exception, the record month of Oi - tober, 1915. month's' total move ment was 202,529 cars, while that of October, 1915, was 204,900 cars. The movement also shows a gain of 21,- 32."! cars over December, 1915. Of the total movement last month, 115.449 were loaded cars. 20,382 be- Iv westbound and 95,067 eastbound. The dally average movement was 6,- 533. The gain over January of 1915 was 38.747 cars. The total movement in the previous month, December, 1915, was 196.106, with a total loaded movement of 105,- 838 and a daily average of 6,100. A Sure Way to End Dandruff There is one sure way that has never failed to remove dandruff at once, and that is to dissolve it, then you destroy it entirely. To do this, just get about four ounces of plain, common liquid arvon from any drug store (this is all you will need), apply it at night when retiring; use enough to moisten the scalp and rub it in gently with the finger tips. By morning, most if not all, of your dandruff will be gone, and three or four more applications will completely dissolve and entirely destroy every single sign and trace of it, no matter how much dandruff you may have. 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He had lits first real thrill early yes terday when he was knocked from a moving freight train, and saved him self from being ground to pieces be neath the wheels by squeezing his body close to a fence. Adams, with his crew, was enroute east. At Lewistown Junction his train was to wait for orders. Brakeman Adams started to get off. Along the side of the track was a fence. When about to jump Adams' right foot caught between two palings, and he was thrown from the car. He fell be tween the rail and track fence. The space into which the brakeman squeezed his body was small, and he could feel every wheel touch his clothing. Adams breathed a sigh of relief, and a silent prayer when the cabin car passed him. Members of flie crew noticed the brakeman's sud den disappearance and expected to find him ground to pieces. They wera more than surprised when the Har risburger walking toward them re lated his experience. He escaped with a (ew scratches. New Advertising Chief For Pennsylvania Railroad E. S. STEWART E. S. Stewart, assistant adertising agent of the Pennsylvania Railroad yesterday was appointed advertising agent, succeeding the late Colonel F. N Barksdale. Mr. Stewart is 47 years old. He has been In the service of the Pennsyl vania Railroad for 23 years. His first railroad experience was received as stenographer and clerk for the Phila delphia and Reading Railway. He entered the Pennsylvania in 1893 as stenographer of the advertising de partment. in 1897 he was made spe cial advertising clerk becoming chief clerk in 1900 and assistant advertis ing man in 1906. Mr. Stewart, has had supervision over the preparation and printing of millions of public time tables, and di rect charge of schedules of the com pany's limited trains. Suit Against Grand Chief; Engineer Asks Reinstatement Special to the Telegraph Pottsville, Pa., Feb. 2. Suit has been brought against W. S. Stone, grand chief of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Enginers, by William A, Engle, an engineer, who claims he has been wrongfully expelled from the or ganization because he joined the Mutual Beneficial Association of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Stone claims Engle violated the by laws of the organization by joining an other society. The case is regarded as a test of the right of a labor organ ization to restrict rights of members under the Constitution. Engle de mands reinstatement. [A similar case will be heard in Dauphin county courts within two weeks. Oliver P. Keller, president of the local branch of the Mutual Bene ficial Association, has entered suit against officials of Harrisburg Division, No. 74. Brotherhood of Locomotive engineers, charging illegal dismissal.] Cannot Raise Men's Wages Is Official Statement Chicago, Feb. 2. A formal state ment of tlie View of the railroads as to the demands of the men for an eight-hour day was issued here yes-; terday by the Executive Committee of j the Association of Western Hallways. ! Thp statement asserts that the de- j manils are not in reality for a shorter day, but, In effect, a request for an advance in wanes which would cost the railways of the nation $100,000,000 ■ a year in wages alone. This is ex plained by the assertion that train men work between terminals, not by I the hour, and do not, as a matter of fact, expect to shorten their hours: of toil, but to be paid for overtime over eight instead of ten hours. The movement, says the statement, involves 300,000 men on 280,000 miles of line in the United States and Can ada. A strike, which the statement says has been Informally threatened by an element of the brotherhoods, 1 would constitute strial catastrophe the' American pub- \ lie has ever knewn. Roads Pay Heavy Toll For Personal Injuries Damages for personal injuries 'on four of the more important railroads entering Philadelphia during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1915, aggregated nearly three and a half million dol lars, according to statistics compiled by the Interstate Commerce Commis sion and received in this city to-day. The damages for the four roads ag- j gregated $3,385,371. The Pennsylva nia system paid $2,041,027. The Phila delphia and Heading personal Injuries cost that road $317,073; the Baltimore and Ohio system paid $823,894, and the Lehigh Valley Railroad, $203,377.* ! Old Engineer Dies in Cab; ' Veteran Reading Employe Pottsville, Pa.. Feb. 2.—Sustaining a stroke of paralysis as lie sat at the throttle of his locomotive in Palo Alto, John 11. Dicus, a veteran en gineer on the Reading Railway, yes terday died in a few minutes. Me had been employed on the i Reading Railway 40 years, worked on all divisions of the road sud was 58 years of age. RETIRED I'KX.NSY CONDUCTOR DIES 1X lIARKISBVRG HOSPITAL William M, Miller, aged 07 years, a retired Pennsylvania Railroad engi neer, died yesterday at the Harrisburg Hospital. Death was due to a compli cation of ailments. Mr. Miller was a resident of Harrisburg for thirty years. The survivors are two children, John and Haltie, Harrisburg, and three j brothers, Frederick, Columbia: Chris- I tian, Philadelphia, and Jacob, Har risburg, and one sister, Mary Mil- I ler, Harrisburg. The funeral will be i held Friday. Services at the home, , 919 North Third street. Further ar rangements will be announced later. HAII,ROAD NOTES The Pennsylvania Railroad Is build ing a new tower at Pottstown on the Schuylkill division. E. N. Jones, retired passenger en gineer who had been ill is convales cent: Adam Givler, veteran ticket ex- j aminer, employed at the Pennsylvania! Railroad Station, who has been oft duty for six months, is improving slowly. W. J. Rose, division freight agent, i of the Pennsylvania Railroad, who has been confined to his home, 113 Locust, street, with the grip is improving. G. E. Dressell of Baltimore yester- j day assumed his duties as chief I I plumber of the Baltimore division of the Pennsylvania Railroad. ' Emanuel Shepp, track foreman, and his assistant A. S. Kope are making an inspection of track conditions be tween Enola yards and York. H. E. Hess, freight trainmaster of (he Baltimore division of the Penn- j sylvania railroad was at York yester- ; day, and with C. E. Kendig, chief | operator, conferred with yard ofll- j cials there, relative to. freight con- i gestions. Reading officials yesterday made in- ! spections at Sunbury. It is under-1 stood that a new bridge will be ! erected at that place this summer. \ Eight cars and an engine were piled j up yesterday on the Taraaqua branch of the Reading Railway system, as a | result of a rear-end collision. No one was injured. Robert C. Keffer, assistant yard- 1 master in the railroad yards at Read ing, has been appointed special duty men, and will travel between Harris- j burg, Reading and Allentown. L. H. Wolford of Reading will succeed Mr. j Keffer as yardmaster. Howard 1,. Zerr of the Lebanon Valley branch of the Reading has J been made a signalman with head-! quarters at Reading. The New York Central Railroad Company, formed in 1914 by a merger of 11 minor companies, in Supreme Court won its fight yesterday at Columbus, Ohio, against the opposi- j tion to the combination. Standing of the Crews THK READING HnrrlMlmric DivlNlon —3 crew first to I go after 1:15 a. m.: 2 19, 10, 17. 20 4 ! 11. Eastbound—7l crew first to go after 10:15 a. m.: 60. 66, 56, 57. 69, 64, 52, 59. I Engineers for 64, 55, 6t, 9. Firemen for 55, 2, 17, 19. Conductors for 64, 66. 2, 4, 10. Flagmen fcr 57. 66, 69. Fngineers up: Jones, Wyre, Fortney, ! Fetrow, Massimore, Sweely, Me:-kle, ' ill rrison. Firemen ui : Sweely, Stormfelt. Miller, i Barr, Sullivan, Coyle, Koefer, Hoffman! i Woland, Stoner. Alvord, Miller, McMul- 1 lan, Millet. McKee. Conductors up: Stover, Alleman, ' Fhilabaum. Mentzer. Brakemen up: Leaman, Risliel. ICeed, ! Wood, Jones. Dean, Nissley, Sullivan, Dodson, Breach. Fleming, Arney. Smith, Scott, Bittle. HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH Standing of the Crews HARRISBURG SIDK Division —l O6 crew first j to SO after 4 p. ni.: 125, 131. 113. 111, 128. 127, 110, 105. I OS, 130. 122, 107. I Engineers or 110. 122. Firemen for 125, 110, 130. Conductors for 130, 107. Brakemen for 125, 128, 110, 130. Engineers up: Downs, Ford, Tennant, I Clark, Gelir, Blankenhorn. Baer, Shooff, i i Hogentogler. Buckley, Gray, Albright, ; | Yeater, StefT.v, Ksutz, Halbv, Grass, 1 Schwartz. Gemmill. Firemen up: Smith. Jsoll. Seiders, I Hoffman. Hepner, Klinefelter, Blxler. Ham m. Miner, Paul, Parker, Cable, Hayes, Fisher, Howe, Farmer, Steek liclt. Herman. Conductors up: Gallagher, Bltner. Brakemen up: Rudy. Kilgore. Ster- ! ner. McNeill, Frank, Harmon. Enders, ! Welsh, Thompson. Stone, Kirk, Ed wards. Renshaw, Preston, Potter, Arter, Wright. Albright. Middle Division—lilfl crew first to go I after 3:30 p. m.: 23, 35, 25, 21. 111, 29, 34, j Preference: S. 1. ! Firemen for 23, 111. Conductors for 23, 35, 25. 21. j Flagman for 23. | Brakemen for 35. 111, 29, 34 j Engineers up: Fish, Brlgles, Shirk. Firemen up: Burns. Forsythe. Steele. ; \\ agner, Bruker. Rexrotn, Malone, ' Trimble. Sprenkle. Sheaffer. Conductor up: Glace. Flagman up: Anderson. Brakemen up: Williams. Howard, S. Schmidt. McNalght. Swail*. llolsberger, Shlvely. Brown, Powell, Measimer Far- ' j leman. Doyle, Jr. Vfir«| ( retvn— Engineers for 22, 36. fifth 8. Three extras. ( Firemen for 10, 16. first 24. third. 24. ; -6, 32, 38, fifth 8. Three extras. ; Engineers up: Snyder. Leib.v. Fulton. Fells, McMorrls, McDonnell. Runkle. Firemen un: Graham. Fry. Daugli- £ y ,'-' McKlllips, iOwlng. Reeder, Hitz. PeilTer, Snell, Jr.. Flelslier, Blot tenbeiger. Wciglc. Burger, Alcorn, I Wagner, Richter. Keiser. Ferg'uson Six j Cumbler, Cain. Williams. Wagner. Steele. Hardy. Wiihelm, Albright, Moyer. ENOI.A SIDK Phlladclphln Dlvlnlon—-25 crew first to go after 8:45 p. m.: 218, 226 247 21 3 212, 207, 255, 200, 260, 248. 222, 217 243' 240. 208, 206, 245. Engineers for 209. 213, 236. 240 255 I 260. Firemen for 225, 240. 247, 255. Conductors for 12. 26. 40. 56, 60 Flagmen for 17. 18, 26. 45. 55. Brakemen for 6. 7, 9. 13, 17. IS. 19 45 1 48. 55, 56. 60. .... Conductors up: Keller. t,ibhart, Nich- I olas. ! Flagman up Zorger. Brakemen up: Brenner. Wintermyer, (Vamer, Kearney, WMiitington. Hevil, Shade, Dougherty. Hutchison. Summv, Coder. ShafTner. Gaynian, Kirk. >lld«llc Division—22o crew first to go after 1:30 p. in.: 222. 240. 217, 228, 107. Two Altoona crews ot come in. Yard C rew*—To go after 4 p. m.: Engineers for second 108, second 124, : Exera. Firemen for 112. second 124, 122, first i 102. second 102. Extra. Engineers up: Anthony, Nuemyer, I Rider, Hill, Boyer, Aspacli, Kling, i Smith, Branyon. Bretz. Firemen up: Hinkle, Diddick, Brown, C. H. Hall. Bickhari, Eichelberger, Kline, Linn. Yost. Waller. McDonald, j Dell lug, 1.,. C. Hall. Sellers. CONFER ON NEEDS OF COUNTY POOR [Continued From First Page.] or not the youngsters have relatives l or any oilier means of support, whether they house any charges from j outside Dauphin county, and whether ( the institutions are incorporated. "All we wanted was to obtain some information in order to guide the board in making its appropriations j for the ensuing year,." said O. G. Wickersiiam, counsel for the direc -1 toiate. Records show that there are sixty ! five youngsters in the three local insti tutions. All told about ninety chil dren are classed as dependents but ! the others are maintained at the col ored nursery, the institutions for feebleminded or in private families. "The sixty-five children," according lo an official of the board, "cost the | county $772 last month. In 1914 the j poor board spent $5,056.75 for main i taining the dependent children; In | 1915 the cost was $10,057.21. On I August 17, 1915, the cost, was in creased sixty per cent.—an Increase ; per child of from 25 to 40 cents. And i we invited the boards here to-day to j obtain information on the subject." Attending Conference Attending the conference to-day j were the following: Children's Indus trial Home, Airs. Charles Uettew, Miss Emma Bross and Miss Agnes i Felix: Nursery Home, Mrs. James D, Hawkins, Mrs. H. B. Montgomery and j Mrs J. Hervey Patton: Associated ! Aids, John Yates, secretary, Francis IJ Brady and Mrs. Mercer B. Tate; the Slate Board of Charities and Cor-j | rcctions was represented by Mrs. Elsie V. Middleton. Meals to Swear in Half of Fire Apparatus Drivers j One-half of the fire apparatus drivers I I in the citv wil! be sworn In as special I | officers to-morrow afternoon by Mayor jE. S. Meals. The remainder of' the drivers will be sworn in | week. Badges for the drivers and press | badges for the newspaper representa j fives in'the city, arrived to-day and are I being distributed. ! The drivers of the fire company i I trucks, after they are sworn in, will | have the power to act as regular of | fleers on the force at. any fire. TO 1IUIM) gii&.OOO PLANT j At a meeting to-day of the Hum ! melstown Light and Power Company, i ' plans were completed for the erection of a modern plant. The cost will be ] $25,000, and work will begin within three weeks. RECRUITS offer what J . most smokers seek— can smo^e niore for this reason. All tobacco—in * ts cleanest, purest form j^fejlt^^fyvuOSfwaQx Over a Million Paid to Retired M. E. Ministers ' By Associated Press Cblcako,' 111., Feb. 2. The Metho dist Church paid $1,200,000 In pensions to retired ministers and widow.* and orphans of ministers during 1915 a( .. cording; to-the annual report of Dr. Jo seph B. llintveley, secretary of the 'ooard of Conference Claimants, sub mitted at the annual meeting of the board here to. tin j. ' Fifteen million dollars is needed for the pension fund, Dr. lUnireley's report! said, und of this amount <6,000,000 now is i i the treasuries of the conference. I 3& GOING ON TRAOK THII* President 'J. Witllam iJowman, of the UarrisburK Chamber of < 'onuneroe, announced at the noonday luncheon at the Harrisliurt; Club to-day that more than 125 acceptances had been received from members who have thus signified their intention of going along; on the bit; 1916 Trade Excursion on February lfi-17. FEBRUARY 2, 1016. Portuguese Minister Is Fired at During Riots By Associated Press j Pill-is, Feb. 2. A dispatch from ! ; Madrid to the Havas Agency says that i travelers from Lisbon report that the i Portuguese Minister of Justice was fired i upon by rioters and that he defended I i himself with his revolver. They also state that fire occurred j in Belem Palace, the official residence j o. the President, but that It was soon j extinguished; that many bombs have I been exploded in different parts of the I \ city, and that the police have discov i red <iiantit!e.< of dynamite bombs and arras, HO>lll ON 14 By Associated I'rrss Lisbon. Feb. 1, via Paris, Feb. 2.—-The j rioting which began last Saturday on account of the increased price of food articles, has not yet been quelled, and tone person wuv reported killed and scv | era! wounded to-day by bombs throvvi ; by the rioters in their conflicts will the police and the soldiers. IISE OF DRUGS DIMINISHING" It has been stated that the expensi \ for drugs at the Massachusetts Gen | era! 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