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15,000 at Odd Fellows'
Reunion at Pen Mar Park
Special to the Telegraph
Waynesboro, Pa., Aug. 11. Yes
terday's reunion of Odd Fellows of
Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia.
West Virginia, Delaware and District
of Columbia at Pen Mar, was one of
the largest ever held at the resort.
Fourteen special trains loaded with
people came into the park, beside
those that arrived on the regular
trains and those that reached there
by trolley and automobile. The crowd
was estimated at 15,000.
Special to the Telegraph
Waynesboro, Pa., Aug. 11. Health
Officer Percy Snowberger, received a
summons from Coroner J. H. Kinter,
authorized by the State Board of
Health, to report Immediately in
Philadelphia for duty, supposedly in
aiding to suppress and keep out in
fantile paralysis from that city. Mr.
Snowberger left yesterday.
Special to the Telegraph
Lewistown, Pa... Aug. 11. There
has been much complaint about speed
ing on automobiles and motorcycles
in the Narrows of the State road east
of Lewistown, and Reuben Gayton,
whose car was wrecked in the Nar
rows on Tuesday evening has been
placed under arrest by sheriff of Juni
ata county, charged with driving a
car while intoxicated.
Special to the Telegraph
Lewistown, Pa., Aug. 11. Carl
Davis, of Burnham, engineer of tests
at the Logan Iron and Steel company's
plant, is suffering from a severe lac
eration of the forehead caused by a
piece of steel striking him.
I'ne Horsford'n Actd Plio*i>Uate
Gives prompt relief to nausea, slcit
headache and acid stomach.—Adv.
Waynesboro, Pa.. Aug. 11.—Samuel
M. Cook, who wan dangerously injured
nearly a month ago by a flying splin
ter penetrating his body to a depth
of several inches while operating a
circular saw at the Emerson-Branting
ham shops, has returned from the
Union Protestant Hospital, Baltimore.
Special to the Telegraph
Halifax, Pa., Aug. 11.—Halifax
Grange, No. 1343. will hold its eighth
picnic in Loomis Grove, one mile north
of Halifax, to-morrow. In the after- !
noon an instructor from State Col
lege will deliver an address on "Beef
Cattle Raising," and at 1.30 p. m. a
State demonstrator will deliver an ad
dress on "Orcharding." Mrs. W. K.
Bumbaugh, of Harrisburg, will sing
both morning and afternoon. In the
evening a festival will be held in the
Grove The Killinger Band will be
there and furnish music.
Halifax, Pa., Aug. 11.—On Satur
day, August 19, the annual reunion
of the Hoffmans and their friend.'
will be held at Buffalo Park at above I
town. The officers of the Association
are: President, W. 11. G. Hoffman, |
of Harrisburg: vice-president, F. B.
Leitzel, of Elizabethville; Emanuel
Hoffman, of Gratz; James C. Hoff
man, of Lykens; Peter A. Hoffman.
Muir; Jacob F. Hoffman, Herndon;
Mari.i»;'-and fc. J. Hoffman, Har
risburg; H. M. Hoffman, Enterline;
H. L. Hoffman, Enola, and P. C. Hoff
man, Oberlin; E. L. Hoffman, Carlisle;
G. M. Hoffman, Shamokln; James M.
Woland, Halifax R. D. 1, and I. J.
Hoffman, Enders: secretary, the Rev.
S. B. Hoffman, Halifax R. D. 2; treas
urer James M. Hoffman, Halifax; or- !
ganist, Miss Jessie Lebo, Allentown;
assistant, Frank Manley, Harrisburg. j
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John C. Miller Confirmed
as Postmaster at Halifax
Special to the Telegraph
Halifax, Pa., Aug. 11.—Word has
reached here of the confirmation of
John C. Miller as postmaster of Hall
fax. by the Senate on Wednesday. Mr.
Miller, who has served as assistant
postmaster for the past four years un
der Postmaster Harry S. Noblet, is a
son of the late Dr. and Mrs. C. C. Mil
ler and is 23 years old. He has the
distinction of being one of the young
est postmasters by presidential ap
pointment in the State. He is a grad
uate of the Halifax high school, class
of 1911.
Flag-Raising Ceremony at
Mifflin P. R. R. Shops
Special to the Telegraph
Mifflintown, Pa., Aug. 11.—There
will be a flag-raising on August 19 at
the Pennsylvania Railroad shops at
Mifflin, under the supervision of fore
man W. F. Piper. A pole 65 feet high
will be erected from which "Old
Glory" will float in the future. An
attractive program has been arranged
and music will be furnished by the
Pennsylvania Railroad shop band of
Altoona. John Oopeland, oldest re
tired railroader in this district, will
do the flag-raising. There will be a
parade before the exercises and a ball
game afterwards.
Special to the Telegraph
Waynesboro, Pa., Aug. 11. There
has been an ice famine among the
residents of Waynesboro during the
past three days on account of the
ice company here not having enough
to supply the demand on account of
hot weather.
Special to the Telegraph
Columbia, Pa., August 11.—Central
Pennsylvania Society of Homeopathic
Physicians met here yesterday with a
good attendance of delegates from
various sections.
Today Is the Birthday
Anniversary of—
First Deputy Attorney General of
Pennsylvania, one of the brainiest law
yers that Lancaster county, mother of
noted attorneys, has produced. Mr.
Kelier is spending his birthday by
Social and Personal News
of Towns Along West Shore
Mrs. O. J. Eeckner, of Quincy, is
spending some time with relatives at
After spending a week with her
daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Lightner, at
Marysville, Mrs. Mary Cessna, of Bed
ford, and granddaughter. Miss Ethel
Lobengier, of Pittsburgh, have re
turned to Bedford.
Marysville, Pa., Aug. 11. Marys
vlle's annual union Sunday School
picnic will be held at Hershey on
Tuesday, August 22, it was decided to
Marysville, Pa.. Aug. 11.—The an
nual picnic of Salem Evangelical
church will be held at Iron Stone
Ridge to-morrow.
Marysville, Pa., Aug. 11. Galen
Fisher, who was operated on for ap
pendicitis at the Harrisburg Hospital
several weeks ago, was brought home
on Wednesday.
Lemoyne, Pa., Aug. 11. The Wo
men's Missionary Society of the Unit
ed Evangelical Church held its an
nual outing at Island Park yesterday.
Lemoyne, Pa., Au?. 11. A regular
meeting of the Women's Temperance
Union will be held at the home of Mrs.
William Bentz, In Hummel avenue.
Officers will be elected.
Lemoyne, Pa., Aug. 11. Lemoyne
handed Wormleysburg a drubbing in
a tennis match played on the Aryan
Racquet grounds last evening. Le
moyne had little trouble In defeating
the visitors by the scores of 6-0; 6-1
and 6-2. Lutz and Fettrow played for
the Aryan club while Gross and Lin
Wanbaugh were Wormleysburg's
choice. The second match will be
played on the Wormleysburg court
tonight. Etshied and Fettrow will
,play for Lemoyne while Wormleys
burg will retain the same line-up.
New Cumberland, Aug. 11. A
bold robbery occurred here on Wed
nesday evening between eight and
nine o'clock, at the nome of Charles
Wentz in Second street. Mrs. Wentz
was at prayer meeting and Mr. Wentz
was working in the garden, when
someone entered the house by the way
of the kitchen and went to the second
floor, where they took a box con
taining old coins. During the day a
man went into the home of Sheldon
Guistwhite while Mr. and Mrs.
Guistwhite were absent and took a
necklace and pin from a drawer in
a library table.
Shiremanstown, Pa., Aug. 11. Mr.
and Mrs. Reuben Zimmerman an
nounce the birth or a son, Chelsea
Zimmerman on Tuesday, August 8,
New Cumberland, Aug. 11. Jean
Kaufman ten-year-old son of Carl
Kaufman, was bitten in the hand by
his pet dog yesterday. The animal was
struck by an automobile and in its
fright ran to his master who tried to
pet him and was bitten.
F. & M. Excursion Will Go
to Willow Grove Tomorrow
The annual picnic of the Foundry
and Machine Works employes will be
held at Willow Grove to-morrow. The
sale of tickets indicate the largest
crowd that has ever attended this out
ing. It is the'fourteenth event of the
kind. The Philadelphia and Reading
Railway Company has arranged for at
least six special trains. The first
train will leave Harrisburg to-morrow
morning at 4.30. Other trains will
leave at short intervals, in addition
to the attractions at Willow Grove
Park, many who will go on the ex
cusion will take in the baseball game
between Philadelphia and New York
The management of the F. & M ex
cursion on Saturday to Willow Grove
assures all excursioners that when the
trains arrive in Harrisburg on Satur
day evening that there will be trans
portation from the station to all parts
of the city.
War Books Added to
Library Collection
Among the "war books" recently
added to the collection at the new
Harrisburg Public Library are: Camp
bell, "Verdun to the Vosges"; Creigh
ton, "With the Twenty-ninth Division
in Gallipoli"; Francke, "German
Spirit"; Gardiner, "War Lords";
Huard, "My Home in the Field of
Honor"; Hull, "Preparedness"; Merry,
"Two Months in Russia"; Morlae,
"Soldier of the Legion"; Patten, "Cul
ture and War"; Samson. "Capture of
De Wet"; Simonds, "They Shall Not
Pass"; Swinton, "Eye-witness's Narra
tive of the War"; Ward, "England's
Effort"; Washburn, "Field Notes from
the Russian Front" and "Victory In
Defeat"; Williams, "With Our Army
in Flanders".
At a meeting in the hall of Camp
No. 522, P. O. S. of A., Enhaut, last
evening, attended by delegations from
Camps 8, 639 and 716 of this city; 102
of Steelton; 522, Enhaut, 505 High
spire and 477 of Penbrook, George
Hohenshildt of Camp 8, this city, was
selected for recommendation to the
incoming State president for appoint
ment as president of district No. 1,
of Dauphin county, to succeed District
President H. E. Zorger of Enhaut,
whose term expires. The candidates
were J. S. Pelfer of Camp 716, this
city; Walter Alleman of Camp 505, of
Higlispire and George Hohenshildt of
Camp 8 also of this city.
At a hearing before Alderman Caveny
yesterday afternoon Newton A. Swaile's
was held for court under SSOO bail, on
a charge of aggrevated assault and
battery, against R. Brinser, manager
of the Harrisburg News Agencv.
Swailes and Brinser were engaged in a
dispute about a trifling matter and
Swailes struck Brinser in the eye.
Absolutely Removes
Indigestion. One package
proves it. 25c at all druggists.
Secretary Says That Talk
About Force, Etc., Will Be
Taken Up Later On
Secretary of Agriculture Charles E.
Patton to-day declared that all legal
requirements in connection with the
dismissal of Dr. H. A. Surface, the State
zoologist, had been complied with and
that the claim of the scientist that he !
had not been formally notified that his ;
term would end on August 15 was un- i
When asked if formal notice had
been given to Dr. Surface, the secre- I
tary said that he had given it himself;
-Mr. Patton also secured the consent of !
Governor Brumbaugh to the change in ;
the office and the approval of the ex- :
ecutive to the invitation to Professor :
J. G. Sanders, of Wisconsin, to take '
the place.
The only comment the secretary j
would make on Dr. Surface's assertion j
that unless the Governor approves of i
the action of the Commission of Agri- I
culture in dismissing him, "physioal |
force" would be the only thing to sepa- |
rate him from Ms office, was "That is j
a matter to be met later."
[Continued From First Page]
orchards, covering about 5,000 acres,
y ester Cay.
The entire fruit belt of the county
covers approximately 10,000 acres, of
which 4,000 are bearing at the present
time. Sixteen automobiles were fur
nished by members, who acted as
pilots and guides, and more than sixty
people were taken through the many
peach and apple orchards.
Leaving Goodyear at 8.30 o'clock in
the morning, the autos wound around
the hijls past miles of fruit trees
planted in large blocks. Stops were
made in a number of the large or
chards and big baskets of apples and
peaches passed around to the growers,
railroad representatives and newspa
permen on the trip. Inspection tours
through canning, evaporating, packing
and storage factories featured the run.
At each of the large plants the entire
system was explained by the owner
and manager.
Some Apples, Too
In the sixty-seven orchards passed
approximately 175,000 apple trees are
planted, of which 75.000 are of bear
ing age. There fre also 100,000 peach
trees, with 4 0,000 bearing fruit.
One hundred and sixty-eight car
loads of canned apples, weighing more
than 6,000,000 pounds, were shipped
last year, together with 270,000 pounds
of evaporated apples and 12 carloads
of cider syrup, equal to almost 100
carloads of cider before being con
The shipment figures given are just
five and one-half times the total ship
ment of 1903. The present year will
probably exceed last year's totals by
10 per cent.
Plenty of Other Fruit
Peach record? for 1915 also reach
enormous totals. One hundred and
forty-six cars c.f peaches, averaging
640 baskets to the car, were shipped;
1,950 bushels of pears, 7,827 baskets
Of plums, 2,924 baskets of cherries.
17 cars of potatoes and 6 cars of early
E. C. Tyson, the "apple king," in
speaking of the tremendous produc
tion and the possibilities of the belt
in the future, said:
"When you realize that it is neces
sary for apple trees to average four
barrels to the acre, not a large amount,
in order to yield a carload to the acre
10,000 acres may easily present a prob
lem in transportation that it may be
well for our railroad friends to keep in
Season Now Under Way
Among the bit, plants visited were
the Musselman canning factory at
Gardners; the Adams County Fruit
Packing and Distributing Company
plant, where the first shipments of
apples and peaches were being as
serted and graded, and the Biglersville
storage plant, where 33,000 barrels of
fruit are stored each year.
Luncheon was served on the lawn at
the home of the Tyson brothers, after
which the party again toured through
many miles of orchards. All of the
processes used in handling the two
fruits were explained on the trip.
That the fruit industry in the county
is flourishing is shown by the organ
ization of five national banks within
the last ton years, each with a capi
talization of $25,000. at Fairfield, York
Springs, Bendersville, Blgierville and
The association of the fruit growers
was organized in a little school house
near the Tyson brothers orchards at
the time when the San Jose scale was
causing big losses to crops.
'Have Legislative Committee
The members are particularly In
terested in legislation and have ap
pointed a committee to handle this
branch of work. The committee in
cludes F. E. Griest. chairman. R. M.
Eldon and C. J. Tyson. An apple grad
ing and packinx law may be advocated
in the next session of the Legislature
to insure uniform quality of fruit by
compelling packers to put their names
and addresses on all boxes and barrels.
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ceived and automobile tratfic took a
big drop.
No arrests were made this morning
and Chief of Police Zeil said that he
does not believe that any drivers will
attempt to operate without licenses as
all of them, so far as is known, left
the streets early this morning, when
the ban went into effect.
With onlv the licensed jitneurs on
the job, the number of passengers on
trolley cars increased to-day, accord
ing to Railway officials. Strikers
and union leaders claim that public
sympathy is still with them and that
the majority of people will walk.
Forty-live cars were operated on the
city lines according to trolley officials.
Last night two cars crashed together
at Second and AVoodbine streets, and
several persons were badly shaken up.
According to witnesses the first ear
stopped suddenly and the second one
bumped into it.
At Second and Walnut streets, this
morning one of the trucks of a River
side car passed over a set switch,
crashing into a Harrisburg Transfer
Company wagon, drizen by William
Scheli, 1908 Greenwood street. No
one was injured.
i To-night a mass meeting will be
held in Highspire and arrangements
are being made by the strikers to hold
another one to-morrow evening at
Thirteenth and Market streets, with
labor organizers as speakers. On Sun
day afternoon at 2 o'clock a meeting
of journeyman tailors will be held in
the Federation of Labor headquarters
to complete permanent organization.
A meeting of boot and shoe workers
will be held next Monday evening at
7.30 o'clock under the direction of
Organizer George Disney.
Jitney and other automobile drivers
met this afternoon, at 26 North Third
street, to complete arrangements fo*
organizing a Chauffeur's Union. Or
ganizers Thorpe and Roach bad
charge, and application will be made,
it is understood, to the National Asuo
clation for a charter, {
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; Important Notice to Our Many Patrons
Many o"f you who have learned to depend upon this store for <
the major portion of your needs, have this week expressed to us <
► the inconvenience of changing your week-end shopping from Sat
► urday to Friday afternoon and evening. *
► The matter has been discussed between the management
and the clerks of this store, and the unanimous opinion is that ser- <
„ vice to our patrons should be our first consideration. <
► For that reason, we will resume this !<
► week the custom of closing our store on 4
Friday at Noon During August !
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New Business School For
Young Men Opens Soon
The Young Men's Business Institute ;
which will open in Harrisburg the first j
Monday in September and which will
be principally a secretarial school, re- j
ports having already enrolled quite a
number of young men.
The management of this school has 1
leased for a number of years the sec- j
und floor of the new Hershey building.
Front and Market streets. The rooms j
are being fitted up expressly for the j
school and when completed and fur- .
nished will be one of the moat up-to- I
date institutions of Its kind in the J
State, it is said.
The principal professor, James H. De- j
Pue, is a Princeton University man of
wide experience in educational work, |
having prepared hundreds of young
men for positions of trust in the busl- i
ness world. He comes to Harrisburg
with the highest recommendations from j
colleges, business and professional men j
and has an unqualified endorsement
from the largest corporation in the
Mr. DePue, it is said, Is president of |
the Interstate Educational Bureau of i
Washington. D. C., and has until re- j
cently been director in several large
business corporations, retiring to give
his entire time and attention to the
institution about to open in Harris
There are several unique and dis
tinguishing features about the school.
In the first place- it will be strictly a
school for young men—a feature that
should appeal to many parents as well
as young men themselves. The enroll
ment of the school will be limited and
only those who can be recommended
and who possess necessary qualifica
tions will be admitted.
Another feature is the fact that each
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student is furnished with his own in
dividual typewriter of any standard
make he may choose. This machine,
which la used exclusively by the stu
dent while attending the school, be
comes his property on completing his
Still another departure will be a
board of examiners composed of dis
interested local accountants, bankers
and businessmen who will attend the
final examinations, inspect the work
and thoroughly test the applicants for
diplomas in every way possible, that
there may be no mistake as to the effi
ciency of the graduate. These repre
sentative men composing the board of
examiners sign the diplomas when thor
oughly satisfied as to the fitness of the
student, thus giving the graduates of
this school the personal endorsement of
at least eight prominent local men.
Thieves made an unsuccessful at
tempt to enter the Colonial apart
ments in Market street, opposite the
police station, last night. It is also
the belief that an attempt was made
to enter the Keystone Auto Company's
salesrooms, as a door to the latter
was found open. Lieutenant Ed. Wet
zell. Superintendent of Detectives Wil
liam L. Windsor and Detective George
Shuler who heard noises in the vicin
ity of the Colonial apartments, made
an investigation, climbing the fire es
cape to the roof, but found no rob
Columbia. Pa., Aug. 11.—The in
dustrial committee of the Firemen's
Labor Day Parade and Review, has
chosen John H. Ostertag, chief mar
shal. and S. High Levan, chief of
staff. Reports from the secretary
showed that at least one hundred
floats will bo in the line.
Pen Mar Cottager Wears
Rattlesnake Skin Clothing
Special to the 'Telegraph
Waynesboro, Pa., Aug. 11. F. J.
Lubbenhusen, of West Fayette street,
Baltimore, who Is spending the sum
mre at Arbutus cottage, Pen Mar. wore
a much more imposing style of para
phernalia than even the Patriarchs
Militant at the nark yesterday. Mr.
Lubbenhusen sallied forth In genuine
Blue Ridge mountain rattlesnake at
tire. The outfit, consists of a vest, belt
and tie of real rattlesnake skin and
was the star sensation of the day.
Mr. Lubbenhuren had the garments
made by a Baltimore clothier from
skins secured from rattlesnake hunters
In the Blue Kidgo Mountains. The
ends of the tie are tassled out with
strings of rattles taken from the dead
New York, Aug. 11.—The Standard
Oil Company of New York to-day re
duced the price of refined petroleum
for export 15 cents, making refined in
cases 11.35 cents a gallon, in tanks
5.10 cents, and standard white In bar
lels 8.9b cents.
Chisuk Emuna congregation this
afternoon took out a permit to build
a new brick and stone synagog at
Sixth and Forster streets at a cost of
$15,000. J. F. Barnhart and Company
is the contracting firm.
Charles E. Boyer, the Postal Tele
graph Company lineman, who fell
from a pole at Hlghspire yesterday
and fractured his skull, is reported to
day as resting comfortably. It is be
lieved he will recover.

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