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§The Man t
Gar ment
For Now
It's a snappy Spring Top
Coat in flannel and home
spun, in plain and mixed
browns, blues and greens.
Rain-proofed to protect
against Spring showers.
Form-fitting, box back and
pleated back models
quarter silk lined. A gar
ment that typifies Marks
st y 1 e-and-quality excel
lence, and modestly priced
New Spring Suits—
To be sure, they're here in
snappy models for the
young fellow, as well as con-
Truly Warner servative styles for the man
of more mature taste.
New Spring Hats Prices range in easy steps i
They come in the stiff from
•model, black only, and in soft
shapes, in a wide range of /+» -f
colors and models; the big- I i. _ -\| I
mark J U at I ?. t . h " . $2.00 AJ t O O U
H. Marks & Son
Harrisburg Home of Hart, Schaffner & Marx, Society Brand
and Clothcraft Clothes for Men and Young Men
4th and Market Streets
Deaths and Funerals
Mary Kathrine Runkle, 6-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William D.
Runkle, 1511 Derry street., died this
morning. Funeral services will be
held Monday afternoon at 1.30 o'clock,
Hie Rev. l)r. J. A. L.vter, pastor of the
Derry Street United Brethren Church,
officiating'. Burial will be made at the
Fast Harrisburg Cemetery.
Mrs. Catherine Brobst, aged 66, died
yesterday at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. L. F. Derr. 2514 Jefferson
street. Brief funeral services will be
• held at the home early Monday morn
* ing, the Rev. A. M. Stamets, pastor of
Augsburg Lutheran Church, officiating.
The body will be takeh to Nuremberg
i'.v Hoover & Son, undertakers, where
further services will l>e held in the
Lutheran Church, followed by burial
in the Mount Zion Cemetery. She is
survived by four daughters, Mrs. A. R.
Schtaucli. of Berwick; Mrs. M. C.
Oolio, Philadelphia: Mrs. L. F. Derr
and Miss Fayetta Brobst, of Nurem
Funeral services for George W.
Thompson, aged 73. a veteran of the
Civil War, were held this afternoon at
That Spell Rea!
Hundreds of other articles
selling at Special Bargain
Prices. Come to Smith's
Saturday where you get De
pendable Merchandise al
ways at lowest prices.
Slicplicnl Cheek £ 1
Urcwtt Skirts; lute M
models; uiirlli M |^l
92.00. SHturday ■ limj
only, cncli ®

s I X.fi anil *2.00 HH
\ M.l K, t» hlte ly
embroidered Shirt- M
nal«t| full blouse M aBI
rffrctH. Suturduy ■ ill M
only ™
,r;.T tA 40
IJii-ms Sklrt«i tj) W* ■**
vnlueM u|» to W
*4.50. Kegiilar Z_|=:
mill extra ■■
SntiirUay ....'
riIASBS of *I.OO
■1 ltd over, Siit 11 r- C llflo
ilny only, 10 bur* .■■■■
%% x,,ptUa If V V/
All nine Men'a ®r H _ J
' 1 t'orilnroy ■ -
I'unt.i; f2.00 I
vnlue ■■§
Standard Apron H
(JlnKhain, 27 Inrlien
wlile; value up to oc.
Saturday only, yard....
H Folding Fiber Lunch
llo*c*. Soturdy
412 Market St.
the home, 116 Linden street. Burial
| was made at Carlisle. Until a year
i ago he li,ved in Carlisle and was a
11 member of the Captain Caldwell Post,
!G. A. R., of that place. He served in
, the war in Company A. Second Regi
' ; ment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. Mr.
5 i Thompson is survived by four sons,
• Edward, George and Charles, this city,
5 and William E„ of Baltimore.
j .1. P. Brasselmann, 442 South Four
; teenth street, proofreader at the Mount
Pleasant Press and a prominent mem-
I ber of the Protestant Episcopal
j Church, died last night in Philadelphia
i from heart disease after an illness of
I several months. He is survived by his
I wife, one son, Heath, and ono daugh
j ter. Miss Florence Ruth Brasselmann.
! Mr. Brasselmann was an active church
: member, taking part in several inter
; denominational movements in the city.
He was instrumental in the organ
i ination of the St. Andrew's Protestant
! Episcopal Mission and has also taken
i much interest in the work of the
I St. Augustine's Church. Funeral serv
' | ices will be held in Philadelphia and
' burial will be made there.
Two Harrisburg men. cousins, whose
parents now reside in Enola, are now
- believed to be beyond the Mexican bor
-1 | der with General Pershing in pursuit
. of the bandit Villa. The men are
| William Shuey, 212 South Thirteenth
street, and William Shuc.v, formerly of
I 1614 North Fifth street. Both are pri
vates in the Eighteenth Infantry and
j have been in the army for several
i years.
J.ondon, March 17.—The Standard,
i which has been established as a morn
ing newspaper since J857, suspended
; publication to-day. B was recently
j offered for sale, without finding a pur
i chaser.
By Associated Press
Paris, March 1". —Sergeant Pilot
i George Guynemer, of the French fly
! ing corps, has been wounded.
I Gu.vnemer's exploits have won
I him a reputation as one of the most
| daring French aviator.
The Cumberland Valley Telephone
Company to-day tiled a $750,000 mort
i gage with the Mechanics Trust Com.
I pany, in accordance with the recent
i reorganization plan .
And Body, Large and Hard. Skin
Very Sore and Face Was
[ . Very Disfigured.
"My trouble started with pimples m&l.im.
their appearanco all about my face, aeck
j and body. The pimples were large and
§liard and were red and
festered, also appearing with
yellow heads. The/ were
scattered and the 3kin was
very sore and oftentimes my
face was very d'.?figured.
"This la* MM'. for about two
months and ' found my face
getting wo.se. and I was
j treated and when tills failed I gave up hope
i of being cured. I saw an advertisement for
j Cuticura Soap and Ointment so 1 tried
them and now I have not oven a mark left
|on my face. I am healed." (Signed)
1 Charles C. Davis, 134:2 8. ChadwicU St.,
I Philadelphia, Pa.. July 21. 1916.
j Sample Each Free by Mail
With :i2-p. Skin Rook 00 request. Ad
: dress post-card "Cuticura. l>ept. I", Boa
ton." Sold throughout Uie world.
Try Telegraph Want Ads
Whole Town Is Arguing Over
Genuineness of Mysteri
ous Symbol
Pittsburgh, March 17.—An egg—a
white Leghorn egg may be the
means of making McKees Rocks,
Pennsylvania, U. S. A., the most fa
mous historical spot in the universe
for centuries to come. There are
those who believe so. There are
those who do not. Both sides have
plausible arguments In support of
their contentions.
If those who argue In support of
the veracity of the egg are correct,
McKees Hocks will become known as
the place where the dawn of the mil
lenium was foretold to the world in
1916 and as sueh will quite supplant
the Garden of Eden as the most fa
mous of places in the world's history.
On the egg in raised scrip runs this
The End of Time, 1916
This remarkable egg was found by
Miss Harriett Francis in a nest In the'
hennery owned by Mr. and Mrs. James
Francis, 627 Frederick street, McKees
Rocks. At first the inscription was
not noticed but the egg was laid aside
because its surface was rough and
only smooth surfaced eggs are of
fered their patrons by Mr. and Mrs.
Francis. It was on Tuesday that the
inscription was deciphered by Mrs.
Francis. She told her husband the
secret of the egg when he came home
from work that night.
Egg Taken to Museum
On Friday, Mr. Francis took the egg
to the Carnegie museum and display
ed it to Rouglas Stewart. Meanwhile
the story of the egg and its wondrous
inscription spread from one end to the
other of McKees Hocks. Yesterday
the authenticity of the Inscription was |
debated, pro and con, in the nickel
odeons, in the stores, in the shops and
on the street corners, in fact every
where where people gathered.
Minister Takes Issue
I There were those who insisted that
| the egg actually bore to the world
• the news of the millennium. There
were those who argued that the In
scription was the work of some wag
employed in the chemical department
of the Pressed Steel Car Company. The
Rev. F. A. Wight, pastor of the Mc-
Kees Rocks Christian Church, who
went to Carnegie museum to see the
egg yesterday at the earnest solicita
tion of the advocates of the forme?
theory, said last night that he was
"not prepared to question the veracity
of the inscription by any means." He|
showed from Scripture that the year |
1916 might well mark "tbc end of an!
age, a dispensation," as he put it, :
"which might be mistaken for the'
end of the world."
"Of course," said Mr. Wight, "the
end of the world is a much-misused
expression. What the Bible actually
means by the end of the world is the
end of this dispensation. Christ will
come back to the world, I believe and
He will come within r short time now.
He will come in spirit after this ter
rible war, which will be the last of all
wars, bnt not until after four years
of socialism have followed immedi
ately upon the close of the war. With
the fall of that system, which cannot
last long, Christianity will rule com-;
pletely. Meantime Christ will have |
lifted His church from the world, as
the Bible tells, and will appear with
His church supreme at the conclusion
of the utter failure of men to govern
themselves without God."
Takes Scientific Stand
Mr. Wight took a scientific as well
, as a religious stand In defense of that
"At the museum to-day someone
I was inclined to make light of this,"
said he. "I at once stated that the
'true scientific attitude was not one
of ridicule and that it forbade a stand
I against the accuracy of the inscrip
tion 011 the egg until a thorough in
vestigation had been made. Further
.niore, as the egg is the source of life,
what better means could the Lord
employ to convey the news of the sec
ond coming?
"This inscription was not engraved I
on the egg shell. It was embossed |
thereon. The letters were raised.
That is what has puzzled folks so.!
Now, Mr. Stewart said fliat lie could I
duplicate the inscription. If he does!
so, and shows that the hand of man I
can accomplish this, then I shall tell!
iill inquirers so and T shall be inclined
lo the theory that the inscription was j
done artificially."
Stewart Embosses Inscription
Mr. Stewart was asked last night
about his assertion that he could ac- ,
coniplish the same thing with an egg.!
"I did it to-day," said he. "There i
is nothing wonderful about it. I took
an egg, wrote with paraflne on the
shell, gave the egg a muriatic acid
bath and then put it in water. T took
off the palatine and there I had the
inscription embossed."
"The End of Fakes, 19Id"
"What was the inscription that you
wrote on the egg shell?" Mr. Stewart
was asked.
"The end of fakes, 1916," he replied
"Where is that egg?" he was asked.
"On its way by parcel post to the
Rev. Mr. Wight," he replied. "Ho will
get it to-morrow."
Mr. Wight announced that the egg
would be responsible for a sermon that
he would preach this Sunday night in j
his church on "The End of the
The egg rested unostentatiously in a
niche on a shelf in the Carnegie mu
seum yesterday. And so, whereas, an
apple gave the Garden of Eden un
dying fame, it may be that an egg 1
will bring renown to McKees Rocks. I
April 10 was fixed by the Dauphin '
county court this afternoon for hear
ing qup warranto proceedings insti
tuted by the Stato against the Pitts
on Electric, the Pittston Heat, Power
and Light, the Piedmont Electric and '
the Garden City Electric Companies j
requiring them to show why they
should not be formally ousted of their j
charter privileges for failure to or- j
ganize and operate within two years,
in accordance with their franchise re
quirement. |
The Dauphin county court this aft- '
ernoon fixed March 28 for hearing
any appeals that may be made to the
payment of the bills of G. A. Flink
and David A. Keefe, engineers, re- |
sptctively, on the Sliamokin Creek
and Wyalusing Creek bridges at Sun
bury and Camptown, Bradford coun
ty, respectively. Flink's bill is for
S6BB and Keefe's is for $l,OlO.
Tipstaves for March quarter ses
sions beginning next week were ap
pointed by the court this afternoon
as follows: John Pottorff, Robert
Green, John Edward, M. F. Graham,
Harry Fulchner, B. M. Shank, John '
Cash. Andrew Knoble, J. IT. Yontzer, I
Samuel Johnson, George Gibson, John
Uarr, Jacob Boyd, David Washington l
and Joseph Washington.
Anticipation I
Satisfaction I
■ I \ wort ky iadividual and step 9
I \ KXHIP* I r ° u now ow new I
■ \ orn °* bein s re3se d; I
\ / new c othes are cashable as
■ / sets ou cant a^° r<^to eave i
I satisfaction giving is nerer I
measured by the s ze of the
sale slip. Service is more to us than merely an exchange of so much
1 It makes no difference in this "Live Store" how 1
your taste may run—every known style is here—attractive, snappy
models and plain conservative suits. Each selection showing a size
range that covers every possible measurement.
Good clothes for the wide awake fellow at this
I 304 Market Street Harrisburg, Pa. I
| Bar, Beer and Grill Room
Tables to Be Sold by
Sheriff March 22
I fMMwaßaj Bar, fixtures
//*/ J, Hi bottles and kegs o.
liquors and beer
J Jgr the cnairs and
—tables of the gri)
' Erffli rooms—all the fur
nishlngs that help
' Tjfl Aldine hotel "fa
ili<i BRHITRbw mous " will go un
lailßMliJlifii der the sheriff'
o'clock Wednesday
March 22. 4
Notice of the sale of this one of th>
three hotels which the Dauphin coun
jty courts a few weeks ago refused t'
relicense following a vigorous
paign of the city churches, the law
and order and the -i" ,
of Dauphin county, was posted to-day
by Sheriff W. W. Caldwell.
Failure of the proprietor, Edwin S.
Miller, to obtain the privilege to dis
pose of liquor at his establishment (
caused the business to drop off to sucl
an extent, as to make It necessary foi i
the owner to quit business.
Change Polling Place. - The poll
ing place of the seventh precinct of
the Ninth ward has been changed from
the garage at 1600 Market street to
Wiest's garage in Ethel street be
tween Seventeenth and Eighteenth
Paint Warden's Quarters. —All the
rooms and halls in the section of the !
Daupjiin county prison occupied by
Warden William A. Mcllhenny have
been repainted. Painters among the
prisoners applied several coats of
white paint.
Criminal List Augmented. Eight
additional cases have been added to
the March criminal court trial list
and the supplemental calendar runs
the total number to seventy-seven, j
The new cases included: Sava Dum- ;
bovie, larceny; William Webster
felonious assault; James Forro, per- :
I jury; Roy T. Clouser, malicious ints- j
[chief; Ollie Hoots, assuuu uuu
tery; George Robinson, indecent as-1
sault; llarry VanHoff, fraudulent
secretion and conversion of partner
ship property; Fred Gilmore, larceny. I
Wills Probated. ln probating
yesterday the wills of David Horn, I
Jr., and Cheston Roth, both of this |
city, Registrar R. C. Danner issued |
letters on the estates to the Dauphin I
Deposit Trust Company and Harvey j
H. Frank, respectively.
Auditors Sit April 7. Attorneys
C. C. Stroh and Job J. Conklin, re
cently appointed auditors to examine
'he fifth and partial account of Chas.
V. Kirschler, receiver of the Traders'
md Mechanics' Dank, Pittsburgh, will
tit for the purpose on Friday, April j
7, in the law offices of Burleigh and
hallener, Pittsburgh.
Commissioner Stinc Honored. —!
'ounty Commissioner Henry M. Stine;
his city, has been cjiosen secretary
>f the southern-eastern section of the
'ennsylvania branch of the National
'lectric Association. C. M. Kalt
•asser, general manager of the Har-
It ia good to feel tired sometimes, when
you have exercised sufficiently to cause a
healthful feeling of fatigue.
But, you should be refreshed by rest. j
A tired feeling that docs not disappcj < ;
even after a night's sleep is abnormal. !
It means that you are anemic or debili- ;
tated, that you need a tonic to build yo
up ami fortify your system against BUCL I
a condition. If you do not you are in
viting disease because thin blood meanr
that the body's defense against the in
roads of disease is lowered.
Thin blood is largely the sufferer's o\m j
fault. It results from neglect, because!
the blood can be built up. Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills supply the elements that the
blood needs to make it rich and red and
to enable it to carry more oxygen. Build
! ing up the red portion of the blood is
simple but because thin blood does not
call attention to itself is often neglected.
Have you seriously considered taking a
course of treatment with these blood
making pills? If you are in doubt write
for information.
Your own druggist sells Dr. Williams'
Pills or they will be Bent by mail,
postpaid, on receipt of price 50 cents per
l>ox; si* boxes $2.50 by the Dr. Williams
Medicine Co., Schenectady, N. Y. Write
now for the free booklet "Building Up
the Blood" i
I rlsburg Light and Power Company
has been selected as president of the
| section.
Appointed Election Judge. Allan
I Brubaker was appointed to-day as
I.iudge of election for Conewago town
| ship, vice Jacob G. Martin, resigned,
j Approved Tax Collector's Bond.
The court to-day approved the bond
of S. Li. Sheetz as tax collector for
Halifax township.
Note !SIMO Short. Charles S.
Grubb, James D. Helt, John P. Johns
and George A. Bonawitz will be re
quired to show in court why a judg
ment note which had been entered as
> "satisfied" by the First National Bank
lof IClizabethville, should not be
stricken off, according to a rule grant
ed to-day by the court. The four
men, it is by the bank, paid
$655 on a $1595 judgment note which
inadvertently had been marked "satis
Probate Brubaker Will Seth Bru
Men's Furnishings at
Sacrifice Prices
Our lease expires April Ist—We MUST get out. ■
This means sacrifice of all profits and in most cases an
actual loss for much of our stock will be sold far below
Men's $2.00 Hats 40c
Men's $2.50 Huts 60c
$1.50 Shirts 50c
$3.98 Sweaters SI.OB
$1.25 Trousers 08c
$3.50 Trousers $1.70
$1.50 Wool Undergarments 73c
S2.OO\'YII Wool Undergarments $1.19
Some goods slightly damaged by smoke in the re
cent fire will be sold at your own price. Everything must
go before April Ist. Fixtures and all store furniture for
430 Market Street
i -
baker's will was probated to-day and
letters on the estate were granted to
his widow, Annie E. Brubaker.
New Board to Act. Lykens' bor
ough school board is all wrought up
over the problem as to whether the
| old or the newly-elected election board
shall conduct the proposed special
election on the question of floating a
$20,000 loan for the extension of the
school district, March 21. The bor
ough officially put the matter up to
the county commissioners to-day and
upon the advice of Phil 8. Moyer, the
solicitor, the commissioners notified
the board that the new election offi
cers will conduct the balloting.
Before a large audience last even
ing in the Technical high school audi
torium the Technical high school or
chestra gave its fourth annual concert.
George W. Updegrove directed.

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