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NEWS OF STEELTON STEELTON MAN IS BURNED TO DEATH Oil Stove Explodes While Charles Jackson Slept; Sprang From Window Horribly burned about the head and Shoulders by burning oil from an ex ploding stove, Charles E. Jackson, aged 29, a former resident, died in the Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, on Wednesday afternoon. Jackson is a son of Mrs. Cath erine Jackson, 171 North Second street, and is chauffeur for a promi nent Philadelphian. The accident oc curred at his garage, Cumberland and Orkney streets, Philadelphia, Tuesday llight. -Ail exploding oil stove in Jackson's bedroom above the garage threw burn ing oil over the sleeping man, en veloping the lied in flames. Awak ened by the burns, Jackson sprang from hed. Enveloped in flames, he l-ushed to a window and plunged to the pavement, twenty feet below. Ho W«s picked up by a passing police officer and rushed to the Episcopal Hospital, where he died Wednesday. Jackson is survived by his wife, three brothers, four sisters and bis mother in Steelton. The body was sent to Dnnkle <fc Knoderer. local under takers. last evening and funeral serv ices will be held from the Jackson home to-morrow afternoon at 1.30 o'clock. Services will be held at Mount 7. ton Baptist Church at 2 o'clock. The JJev. Mi-. Brown, pastor, assisted by the Rev. O. P. Goodwin, will officiate. Burial will be made in Midland Ceme tery. Y. M. H. A. Will Hold Puurim Celebration Arrangements are being made by a committee from the Young Men's He brew Association for the celebration of Purim Sunday evening. An elaborate musical and literary program will be presented. The committee in charge includes Samuel Morris, Louis Sha roskey, H. Margolias, M. Levitz and Jrvin Yoffee. Through the effort* of the Ladies* Auxiliary the rooms of the Y. M. IT. A. in 'he Electric Light building have been tastefully furnished. j MIDDLETOWfI- - -1 Middletown Sportsmen to Hold Fox Chase Tomorrow The Kast End Hunting Club will hold a fox chase to-morrow afternoon. The fox, a large red one. will be lib erated at the rear of the Farmers' Jlo'el at 1.80 o'clock. The local pack of hounds will be augmented by Sev ern! hounds from Elizabetlitown and vicinity. TO HOLD HALLY I)\Y Rally day will be observed Sunday, March 2G. by the Methodist Episcopal Sunday School, at which time the fol lowing program will be presented: Opening song: prayer: trombone solo, James Wei rich: recitation, Gladys Jtaymond: duet. Misses Hippie and Kurtz: quartet. Misses Stipe. Gross. Sv.artz and Campbell: song, by chapel Sunday school: song, by Methodist Episcopal school: recitation, Harriet Condran: trio. Misses Swartz, Hose and address: reports; dosing' song. ATTEN D RECEPTION* Mrs. George I. King, Miss Rena Parft. Miss Elizabeth McVey and Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Gerberich attended a reception given last night by Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Kreider in honor of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Kreider, Jr. (>l)l> EEL LOWS* AXNIYERSARY The members of Triune Lodge, In dependent Order of odd Fellows, will celebrate the sixty-eighth anniversary of the lodge to-morrow night. An in teresting program is being arranged by the committee in charge and a large turnout is expected. EXCLUSIVE CT V/ F C OA// V f,np Tlint Will Bo Appreciated by & I I Llm>J V/IIL I Exclusive Dressers WE HAVE A REAL UNDER-PRICE STORE Tlii* *((iro IN hrmiil NEW anri brimful of I'linrmlitK tffiriiiciifM tlrnt are tbU Mrnnon'n nu thorltutlvc ntyleM. Note—A Few Specials— Saturday Only $50.00 Sample Suits—3 d»OC AA different kind. Saturday, Jfflj : Say Sa "" ,le Suils ' $19.95 •—-P\. / I $20.00 Sample Suits. QC jSaturday •D1 £ *.»0 1 I \\x ; $20.00 Brand New Sam- djl O CA / I \\Y\ \ '^ c rcsses - Saturday.. i Av / sll - 50 ® SIO.OO Dresses, Silk. <jjg 95 a iff 300 Voile Waists, $1.50 kind; OA. M J slightly soiled. Saturday .... ® ?>4.50 Skirts. Special Satur- <tO QC (day C UWDER PRICED STORE ) 6ridK3FrraJ^t'l'l:liJS^gbori^ FRIDAY EVENING, ' HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH MARCH 17, 1916. ' EFFICIENCY MEN TO LEAVE WORKS Engineers Complete Establish ment of Efficiency System at Big Steel Plant After completing the establishment of an efficiency system at the Steelton works of the Pennsylvania Steel Com pany a number of efficiency engineers from a New York bureau will discon tinue their work here within a few weeks. The system, however, it was stated at the general offices of the company, will be continued, but local men will be in charge. Word that the efficiency engineers will discontinue their work here has created a rumor among the men that the "speed bosses." as the efficiency men are termed among workmen, were to be taken out of the works by the Schwab management. This, however, was denied at the local office this morning, and it was stated that only the efficiency engineers «'lio have com pleted their work will leave. CREWS HAVE NARROW ESCAPE Crews of two narrow gauge <*ngines in the yards of the Pennsylvania Steel works had narrow escapes from death yesterday when their machines crashed together in a head-on colli sion after a wild dash over 100 yards of track. Bee Turner, engineer of the runaway engine, attempted to stop the machine but the throttle failed to work, lie then Jumped. The driver of the other engine saw the impending crash and also leaped to safety. Neither was Injured. Steelton Snapshots Dies at Almshouse. Gcza Hov rlteh, aged 23, died at the county almshouse yesterday from tuberculo sis. The body was taken to 476 Molin street where he formerly lived for the funeral services. Food Sale. The primary depart ment of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold a food sale in the basement to-morrow afternoon and evening:. Plan Party. Arrangements are being made for a card party and dance to be held in Frey's hall by members of St. James* church the evening of April 24. Confer Degree. Steelton Bodge. 411. Knights of Pythias, conferred the third degree upon a class of candi dates last evening. Refreshments were served. Second Women's Meeting. The second of a series of meetings for wo men in St. John's Lutheran church, will be held to-morrow afternoon at 2.::0 o'clock. Mrs. G. N. Bauffer will address the women on the subject, "Power Through Prayer," and a solo will be sung by Mrs. Bee Roth. Toted Gun. Charge.—-Charged with pointing ;i revolver at William Bell, Charles Throne was held for court alter a hearing before Squire Dickin son this morning. Throne is a boarder at the Bell home. 364 Main street, and the affair started when he was asked to vacate. Association Meet.s. The Business Men's Association will meet Monday evening in the G. A. R. hall. -HIGHSPIRE 77^ TO GIVE ST. PATRICK'S PARTY The Church of God will hold a St. .Patrick's C. E. social at the parson age this evening. A special program has been prepared. An address on the work of the society will be made by the pastor, the Rev, B. L. C. Baer. Recitations, vocal and instrumental solos will be a feature of the pro gram. lUGII SPIRE PERSONALS Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Kendig, of Car lisle, spent several days in town the guests of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Coover and family. Mrs. C. B. Rynard and Mrs. John Wetzel, of Jury street, were called to Shippcnsburg Wednesday by the serious illness of their mother, Mrs. P. T. Taylor. Miss Nellie Bufflngton, of Elizabcth ville, was in town Sunday. Mrs. A. E. Schroyer, Miss Josephine Mathias, Raymond lleberlig and Paul Shannon, of Annville spent Sunday in town. SIOO FOR THE Y. >l. 11. A. The financial committee of the re cent Y. M. H. A. bazar held by tho Ladies' Auxiliary reports that SIOO was cleared in actual cash, with many pledges for future payments. M.E. CONFERENCE ELECTS DELEGATES Dr. James 11. Morgan, President | Dickinson Chosen; to Raise $375,000 For Schools I _ By Associated Press Altoona, Pa., March 17.—At to-day's session of the Central Pennsylvania i Methodist Conference the Revs. H. L. 1 Jacobs, of Willlainsport; E. M. Stev- ; ens, of Huntingdon, and Dr. James H. Morgan, president of Dickinson Col lege. Carlisle, were elected delegates to the General Conference. Throe' more delegates are to be elected and j another ballot was ordered, the result i \ of which will be announced later. Bishop Cranston delivered an able address on the "Unification of Meth- I odlsm," which would bring together i the Methodist Episcopal. Methodist Protestant and Methodist Church, I South, in one body. He said it was ! hardly possible for Methodist Chris tians to accomplish much toward end ing the great war in Europe if they are unable to settle their own differences of minor importance. Altoona, Pa., March 17.—A jubilee campaign plan to raise $750,000 for Dickinson College and the Williams port Dickinson Seminary, $375,000 of, this fund to be raised in the Central Pennsylvania conference of the Meth odist church, was started here yester- i day at the sessions of the conference i In the Eighth Avenue Methodist! church, when the report of the jubilee committee was read. Half a million dollars for Dickin son and a quarter of a million for Williamsport. is the amount which is wanted, and Ihe total is to be raised j from June this year to February, 11)18, i when the fiftieth anniversary of the board of education of the church will be celebrated. It will also be the 150 th anniversary of Methodism and the 400 th anniversary of Protestant- ' ism. The jubilee will be featured by a whirlwind campaign to raise millions of dollars for the educational inter- i ests of the church. The Central 1 Pennsylvania conference adopted the ! plan submitted yesterday in the re port. It was also decided that nonu S of the money should be raised by, appropriations on any of the charges in the conference districts. The Rev. C. W. Karns, of Carlisle, secretary for annuity fund, presented his report, mentioning the gifts of Dr. and Mrs. S. C. Swallow, of a eot t.ige to the annuity fund, W. B. Wood cock. of $2,000: Mr. Grove, $1,000; M. B. Rich, $1,000: bond and bequest, j $5,000; total in beauests and bonds, | $30,699: from churches. .$75,000; 1 grand total of cash and pledges, $152 - 899. Conference was asked to adopt Sun- ! day, September 3. as annuity day, j when a suitable program will be ar ranged and offerings taken. A com mittee to superintend general confer- ' ence memorials was appointed. Dr. 1 J. E. Bell and Dr. C. A. Smuckcr, of Harrisburg district were Included. | Dr. S. B. Evans, superintendent of the • Altoona district, read his report. Two 1 new churches were built; many im-1 provements were made, and 1950 con-! versions reported. Three deaths of i wives or widows of ministers were I reported, Mrs. D. D. Kauffman, Mrs. Anna King and Mrs. Jesse Akers. Dr. I. Garland Penn presented to > the conference the interests of the I Freedmen's Aid Society. Dr. Wilbur i F. Sheridan of Ch'icago, addressed the! conference in the interests of the Ep worth Beague. Tiie Rev. Hi L. Jacobs, the Rev. E. 1 M. Stevens and the Rev. M. K. Foster ! were elected trustees of the conference ' corporation. To-day's Activities The conference session this morn-' ing was featured by the address of i Owen Hicks, the only surviving mem ber of the class of 18C6, who gave a semicentennial talk on the progress! and work of the church during the last fifty years. The anniversary of the Women's i Home Missionary society was held I this afternoon, followed by a lecture 1 by Prof. F. Watson Hannon, on "The | Self Mastered Blfe." Bishop Earl Cranston will preside this evening, when the anniversary of the Conference Annuity Fund will be celebrated, with the Revs. Stead man Applegate, Barnett H. Hart and C. W. Karns, as speakers. Balloting for delegates for the gen- j eral conference of the Methodist' church was started this morning at' the sessions of both the ministerial | and the lay delegates. The Laymen's Association met at 9 o'clock in the Second Presbyterian I church with the president, C. C. Shuey ! of Bellefonte,' in charge of the Love Feast. The report of Watson Tyler ol' ' Shamokin, secretary of the assocla- I tion, followed after which balloting ! began for six lay delegates and three alternates to the general conference. B. G. Galbraith, of Harrisburg, led the devotions in the afternoon and ! the session opened with the president's i address, followed by the report of the ' treasurer, Bincoln S. Bell, of Patton. I Committees were then appointed and ; memorials and resolutions presented. A symposium opened late in the afternoon on "The Sunday School of To-day. Is it Properly Preparing the Methodists of To-morrow? Can Ourj Methods or Bessons he Improved?" W. H. Sanford of Potton opened the discussion together with William , Bee Woodcock. It was closed with an address by Prof. B. F. Pattee, of State j College on tho "Organized Sunday- School." The members adjourned 1 ater an address by S. W. Dickson, I of Berwick, on "The Busy Layman j and the Book." Their Own Free Sugar Claus| Is Repealed by Democrats in the House Special to the Telegraph Washington, D. C., March 17. Democrats of the House repealed the ! free sugar provision of their tariff bill j yesterday afternoon. The vote was 346 ' to 14. All the Republicans also voted for! the repeal measure and welcomed the | Democrats as advocates of protection. The Democrats defend their action i on the ground of revenue necessities, i This defense is palpably dishonest. A , direct tax of 1 cent a pound upon all! sugar consumed in the United States; would raise as much revenue as will j come from a continuance of the cus-! Toms duties upon sugar without ma- j terial increase in the cost of the con sumer. But a direct tax would afford no protection to the cane sugar producers of Louisiana, nor to the beet sugar producers of the middle and western States. The pretense, therefore, that the re peal of the free sucar provision is solely for revenue purposes is pal pable. and tlif Republicans charge that the Democrats have accepted the doctrine of protection is just as ob viously trite. Incidentally, another Democratic platform was thrown in to the discard. Under .the sugar clause of the Un derwood tariff act would KO on the fr«io list nfler, May 1 next. RepiceenUitive Baliey, of Jt J cnnis>l- IFREE PRIZESI I First Prize-New S6OO . Second Prize-New $385 | I Rudolf Player-Piano Rudolf Upright Piano I Never in the history of Pennsylvania has such a distinctive, dignified and high grade publicity contest been offered, especially I I emanating from one of the largest exclusive music houses in the East. The fact that this far-reaching publicity contest is launched I I by this old established concern stamps it immediately as one of the squarest propositions ever offered, and its magnitude pre- I I eludes any possibility of legitimate criticism. It is a well-known fact that high-grade advertising is the life of up-to-date busi- I I ness methods in any line of commercialism. We want the good people of this vicinity to better know the WINTER PIANO CO., I I their fine pianos and their many saving facilities to the buyer. We want to increase our sales this year, and for this purpose we I I have set aside a large fund for advertising purposes, to bring tiis house to the attention of every home, old and new. Absolutely without one cent of cost or expense. One S6OO Rudolf 88-note Player Piano and One $385 Rudolf Upright Piano, B ■ will be given to some one for just a little work. You have an equal chance and may be the winner. I BABY NAMING CONTEST ! GIRLS * BOYS We are helping to commemorate Baby Week by holding a baby naming contest. These pictures which you see in this ■ For the s ' x names or these youngsters we will give H ■ Third—s2so PURCHASING CHECK / I Fourth—s22.) PURCHASING CHECK .4— These purchasing checks will be good on the purchase of | y any New Winter Piano or Player in I x "y I I I HHRhL * & mmSl than ° n ° " St Cnn '** BllblnlttC( ' ''•* U contestant. ' ajflP*. ; llj I 'JE*" Only one mime must be submittal for each picture. \ WSM| aßjfe/ H vßs ft \ ■ * I Ml contestants will he notified by mail as to their success. V'r'aK* ' v " : ' All prizes must be called for nrot later than ten days after the clos- A. All prises in this great publicity contest will be given absolutely r ' y ' Remember this costs you nothing. §g / '% \ To the next, ten who do not participate in the distribution of the / ML J. r \ aliove piano prizes will ui\«• Ixnialidc \. I'. M. \. < heck, ror 8210, /4A / mu ltlr \ «'lilcli will be accepted al>solutel> the same a- cash a- part payment fIA \ I _ " GIRL " N^MES 1 V A Third $385 Rudolf Piano '« *°" ES ' | will be given free in addition to the above prizes. This will be 7 Jlj I awarded to the most popular Harrisburg Baby under three 5 I 2 Only those participating in this contest may enter their 6 babies' names in the second contest. I I 1 ••• 1 Free details will be sent by mail of how to I ml 3 Mfiitl-jLii li' compete for this third piano to all contestants M ■ fflllicr riano V*o. in the baby-naming contest. I Please Write Plainly. Baby-naming Contest closes 23 North Fourth Street, Name I 1 10.30 p. m. Harrisburg, Pa. . c "r - § I vania. made a futile attempt to i amend tlie bill so as to suspend the i j free clause until May 1, 1917, by i ! which time, he said, ho hoped the war j ' would be over. I The bill went to the Senate to-day. I j ft will be referred to the finance com ! inittoe and probably will be taken up ; soon in the Senate for action. As the tariff law now stands sugar would go on the free list May 1 with a conse- j (iuent estimated loss of revenue to: i the government approximately of' I $42,000,000. HARRISBURG BABIES PRETTY AND HEALTHY [Continued From First Page.] i finest set of babies that has ever as | sembled together in the city at one i I convention. He would have seen a : | number of Harrlsburg's most attrac- | I tive girls hospitably serving certified I I milk and crackers to the devoted j mothers whoso babies, seventy-eight! ! strong, were putting forth their best | J baby efforts to win one of the pre- | | miums offered. He would have gazed j i upon little Stella May Robinson, col- j orcd, 336 South Cameron street, ! I weighing 23 pounds and beins? a bot- ; tie-fed baby, who won the first pre- I mlum awarded yesterday for the best 1 home care: and he would have seen | the second premium go to Ellsworth : PeifYer, white, 450 South Cameron ! street, the heaviest baby for his age, ill months, lie would have seen the ' contrast between pure and dirty milk, ' the exploitation of which is doing a startling amount of good in prevent | inn disease, lie would have seen the exhibits, crowded to capacity ami the. i Uard-woi'kiug executive committee at their wits' end to find sufficient room to accommodate the crowds. All this and much more would he have beheld with his kindly old eyes. Campaign a Howling Success "Baby Week" is proving a "howl ing" success, with all due respect to King Baby. The six hundred seats that were provided will not accommo date the crowds, so additional floor space has been commandeered and the booths changed to meet the de mand. The competition for premiums is keen, so keen indeed that, the com mittee has decided to award four pre miums on each of the two remaining days of tho exhibit. Mothers entering their babies are requested to read the terms of the contest on the back of each program, so that there may be no misunderstanding. Many babies j over one -year of age have been en tered, but could not compete. The ; prize .awards after the prize eommit ' tee has received all reports from the j examining physicians, will be made on I Saturday, March 25. by Mrs. Francis liall, chairman of the executive com mittee; they will include a $25 baby coach as first prize (now on exhibi i tion in one of Dives, Pomeroy and | Stewart's Fourth street windows); a I baby bed, a baby outfit and two prizes ' of gold, one $lO and the other $5. j Other prizes of useful baby articles j will also be offered. Doctors and Nurses Enthusiastic Nurses and doctors are enthusiastic over the wonderful showing made by the seventy-eight babies at yesterday's show. Deep chests, strong backs and fine heads characterize the big ma ' jority of the babies exhibited and those who have seen both declare ' thai the New York baby must retire to the shade when llarrishurg's best step forth, in their mother's arms. A splendid aggregation assembled to gother from Mechanlcsbitrg, lligh ! spire, Hershey, Pcnbrook, Miilersburg, Steelton and many other surrounding towns and an even larger number was expected to-day. The Visiting Nurses' Association was in charge of to-day's exhibit ancl found it necessary to be gin the exiimintng of babies well be fore 4 o'clock in order to finish in time. Public Library Offers llooks The llarrisburg Public Library, an important and essential part of the city, is one of the most effective means of continuing the work so ably inaugu rated in this Baby Welfare Week. A suggestive reading list of authorita tive and up-to-date books on baby welfare has been compiled by Miss Eaton, of the library, and there is, besides several copies of each of the hooks, a large amount of supplemen tary reading. Mothers are cordially invited to make wide use of the books herewith printed and follow up the work along educational lines which the campaign has put. in action. If you have a reader's card, phone in your request for any particular book and it will be reserved for you. Prominent Speakers Today Joseph Claster, Hebrew Charity Aid Society, presided to-day and intro duced the two speakers, Mrs. Martha Falconer, superintendent of the Sleighton Farms, Glen Mills, Pa., and Arthur Holmes, Ph. D., dean of State College. Henry B. Douglas, M. D., was examining physician, but the un expected crowds made it necessary to call in four additional physicians to assist Dr. Douglas. Four additional nurses were likewise required for to day's examinations. The committee of the Civic Club sent four more of its speakers to fac tories at the noon hour with very sat isfactory results. Literature in Eng lish and foreign languages was dis tributed and tin- care and saving of the baby discussed. The Industrial Club of one of the factories yesterday took a big interest, in the welfares campaign and agreed to aid in dis tributing literature and assisting the propaganda. 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