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CENTRAL CORN CROP GETS SOME HARD RAPS Conditions Not as Good as a Short Time Ago Say State Crop Reporters Farmeri throughout the State are complaining of the damags dene the corn crop by the extreme hewt and dry weather during August and a greatly reduced crop is expected by the De partment of Agricultural statisticians. Potatoes have been damaged by the dry weather and in many sections only about seventy-five per cent, of an ave rage crop is expected. Union county farmers report that the oats which has been threshed is light in weight and averaging about 31 bushels to an acre. More sunflowers have been grown this year by farmers than in any pre vious year. The sunflower ac-rd Is be ing extensively used ns a chicken feed and poultry raisers in most sections raise the tlowers extensively. Farmers are complaining about the condition of the late cabbago which is growing profusely but Is very slow in heading. Great damage has been dona by the woj-ms and in many Instances the failure to head is due to this cause. Syndicate Offers $3,500,000 For Thomas Iron Property Allentown, Pa., Sept. 12. At a storm/ meeting of the Thomas Iron Company. Hokendauqua, operating blast furnaces at that place. Auburtis, Hellertown and Riegelsvllle, a cash of fer of 53,000,000 for the property was made by Dr. H. D. Heller, represent ing a syndicate, he said, headed by ■William H. Bilyen. vice-president of the Northern National Bank, Phila delphia, and R. L. Pierson, of the same city, Congressman George S. Graham being their attorney. The present management was under attack, it "being alleged that the com pany lost $171,000 last year, altliougn Fred R. Drake, chairman of the fin ance committee, claimed a net profit of ?4,500 in August. It was stated that the proposed pur chasers plan to spend millions for en largement of the furnaces and con struction of steel plants to compete successfully with other big concerns In the market. Walter A. Barrows, recently elected president, outlined a plan for the consolidation of the fur naces and mines, with a view of aban doning the units that are unprofitable. In behalf of the syndicate proposing to purchase the plant it was stated that the men connected with the move own large steel interests. The ne gotiations were referred to a commit tee. The sale, if consummated, will net the stockholders SSO a shart. BELL-ANS Absolutely Removes Indigestion. One package proves it 25c at all druggists. r I VHE treatment of Eyes and how j I to remedy the result of their abuse has been our life study. To be efficient in home or business life requires the assistance of good eyesight. Dull headaches and dizziness caused nine times out of ten by Eye Strain, impairs ones effi ciency. No doubt rest-glasses worn for a time will remedy the trouble. At any rate, consult a skilled Op tician or Optometrist where service Is paramount. If you don't need glasses, we'll tell you so. J. S. Belsinger 205 LOCUST STREET Belsinger Opp. Orphcum Glasses as Theater low as $2 Estab. 1914 1 wwwwaaaflflflassgagft C% Ambulance Service Prompt onit rfllr;enl arr\ir* Kg 'or the trnimporintlon | Mil liatleuta to unil from home*. 1)111 •■"apltala, or the It. H. atutluaa. Mil Willi Nprclul oarr, experienced tBL. attemlnnta and nominal rhareea. Emergency Ambulance Service 1745 N. SIXTH ST. Bell Phone 2423 United 2'2-Vt AN INSPECTION OF THE Toledo Springless Scale at the Manufacturers' Exhibit of Weighing and Measuring Devices . will show why th Toledo excels In quality and durability. Ex hlbit opens to-morrow. TOLEDO SCALE CO., 206 Walnut Street Harrisburg Office—3l3 Telegraph Building WEDNESDAY EVENING, BIG HOUSEPARTY AT SUNNYSIDE Pleasant Days Spent by Visi tors to Stoverdale Cottages and Bungalows Stoverdale, Pa., Sept. 13. A house party was held at the Sunny Side over the week-end. Those who at tended were: Florence StaufTer, Mary Stauffer, Ruth McCrae, Emma Fred lckson, Ruth Stauffer, Helen Fredick son, Emma Rauch, Verna Gsell, Esther Kirk, Patrica Murphy, Janet Kasscn, Frank Yowler, Raymond Parker, Melvin Yoder, Leon Yoder, Laurence Lee, Herman Leisman, Earl Linebauch, Chas. Huntsberger. The party was chaperoned by Mrs. H. E. Gsell and Phoebe Hudgins. Mrs. Emory Fisher, Sr., and daugh ter, Lile, of Harrisburg spent the week-end at their cottage Emory Villa. Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Riegel and son, David, of Hummelstown, spent Sun day at their cottage, Forest Glade. The Rev. Mr. and Mrs. B. L. C. Baer and son, Brenton, of Highsplre, spent Saturday with Mrs. Edwin J. Knisely at the Susse Ruhe. Miss Anna Slicer, of Harrisburg, spent Sunday with her uncle, Nelson Johnson, at the Seldom Inn. Mr. and Mrs. Emory Fisher, Jr., of | Harrisburg, spent the week-end at | their cottage, the Oleander. Mrs. Bertha Simmers and son, Cam | eron, Roy Dunkle, Michael Dunkle and i Mr. and Mrs. Jack Montgomery, of I Harrisburg, were week-end guests of i Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Dunkle, at the 1 Pine Tree Inn. Chester Eckbert of Harrlsbur* and Harvey Engle, of Hummelstown, spent the week-end at the Sylva. Mr. and Mrs. Spire and family have closed their cottage, the Pines and returned to their Hummelstown home. Miss Nina Ruth of Highspire, spent the week-end at the Susse Ruhe Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Cole returned to their home at Hummelstown, after spending the summer at the Wald heim. Misses Lu Lehman, Sadie Crist, Ella Wilson, Carrie Crist and Alice Straub, of Harrisburg, spent the week end at the Oleander. W. W. Shope, of Harrisburg, is spending several weeks' vacation with his family at the Aw'Gwanlnn. Messrs. Ralph Gingrich and Joe Mumma, of Hummelstown, spent tne week-end at the Limit. Mr. and Mrs. John Gates, Jr., of Harrisburg, and Harry Anderson, of Pittsburgh, spent Sunday as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Emory Fisher, Jr.. at the Oleander. Mr. and Mrs. F. Marlon Sourbeer, Jr., of Harrisburg, spent the week end at the Chelsea. Mr. and Mrs. F. Marion Sourbeer, Sr.. Master Robert Douglass Sourbeer and Mrs. L. C. Grafllus, of Harrisburg, are occupying their cottage, the Chel sea. for several weeks. Mrs. Margaret Ellenberger, of Oak Glen, was called to her Harrisburg homo on business. Mr. and Mrs. John German, Jr., of Harrisburg, spent Wednesday at their cottage. Sunnyside. Marlin Wenrich and Russell Rupp, of The Limit, left on Thursday for Lebanon Valley College, at Annville, to take up their senior year work. The X. B. G. Club left for their Har risburg homes on Wednesday after spending three.weeks at The Ruheim. •T. Lloyd Reeves and Samuel Phil lips. of Harrisburg. are spending the week at Oak Glen cottage. A. Bowman Snavely, of H>rshey, spent Wednesday at Pine View. George Muth, of The Limit, was called to Philadelphia on business. Mrs. William Cleland and Michael Dunkle. of Harrisburg, spent Thursday at the Pine Tree Inn. Mrs. Lizzie Baer, of Hummelstown. spent Friday with Mrs. J. L. Cole at the Waldheim. Mrs. Jennie Slack and daughter Pearl and Lloyd Lindenmuth. of Mld dletown. are spending several weeks at the Jason. Miss Sarah Muth, of Hummelstown, GIYE YOUR CHILD A HEALTHY SKIN It Means Much to Girls. Cuticura Will Help You. "A blister appeared on my child's face. Then it burst and turned into a sore eruption and many more appeared fsu 'lat my child's face, hands, and feet were badly covered. Her skin was red and burned so that she could not sleep and she would always keep me awake. The breaking out disfigured her face. "I sent for a free sam ple of Cuticura S<vp and Ointment and I after using them a few days I saw ] that she could sleep better so' I bought more and I used two boxes of Cuticura Ointment and four cakes of Cuticura Soap and she was completely healed." (Signed) Mrs. Hordintz, 712 K. 12th St., New York City, April 25, J916. A little care, a little patience, the u:e of Cuticura Soap, and no other, on the skin and for every-day toilet purposes, with touches of Cuticura Ointment, now end then, to any pimples, rashes, redness, roughness or dandruff often means a clsar, healthy skin, clean scalp and good hair through life. Besides.it is a pleasure to use these fragrant emollients. For Free Sample Each by Mail ad dress post-card: "Cuticura, Dept. T, Boston." Sold throughout the world. Schleisner Garments have that delicate charm unusually found only in the very finest made-to : order gar ments — ' We have not achieved our ideals, but in our pursuit pf them we have become Har risburg's leading distributor of the nicer things in women's wear — Do you want to look like everybody else, or do you prefer to have others want to look like you? 28-30 and 32 N. 3rd St. Special For Thursday 200 Women's and Misses's Coats Worumbo chinchillas, velour plaids, navy gabardines and poplins, Scotch tweeds, in full, and sport lengths, odds and ends from our regular stock—regardless of former prices. Special 5.00, 10.00 spent several days with Miss Ruth Kilmer at Pine View. Mrs. Hubert Roberts and daughter Avcljnne, of Washington. D. C., are visiting Miss Myrtena Allen at the Edgewood. Misses Zoe and Phoebe Fortenbaugh and Sarah Garvericli. of Harrisburg, spent the week at Cozy Nook cottage. Mr. and Mrs. J. U. Kilmer, Mrs. F. CT. Keller, Miss Marion Walter and Sarah Muth, of Hummelstown, and Emile Plfer, of Easton, spent Thurs day with Miss Ruth Kilmer at Pine View cottage. A WHOLESOME SUMMER DRIXK Hornford's Arid Phoaphute A Healthy, invigorating and delicious tonic—more cooling and refreshing than lemonade.—Advertisement. STREETS OF CAIRO DANCERS NOT ON HAND FOR TRIAL Lancaster. Pa.. Sept. 13. Helen Gordon and Ruby Brooks, "Streets of Cairo" dancers, who were indicted for an- alleged immoral show at the last county fair, were called for trial yes terday. They failed to respond to the call and their bail was forfeited. Of ficers of the fair association were the bondsmen. ENTERTAINS SEWING CIRCLE Shlremanstown, Pa.. Sept. 18.—Mrs. Robert N. Atticks entertained the La dles' Sewing Circle at her home In West Main street Monday evening. The ladies enjoyed social chat, music and refreshments. POSTMASTER AT LEA COCK Marietta, Pa., Sept. 13. William Rcttew has been appointed postmaster at Leacock post offlcc, filling a vacancy existing for some time. INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE PLANS Carlisle, Pa., Sept. 13.—At a meet ing the Carlisle Industrial League de cided to hold the property Secured as a site for the proposed Interwoven Com pany plant here and to engage actively in a comprehensive plan of municipal development and advertising during the coming year. Letter List List of letters advertised for the week ending September 9, 19X8. Ladies Mrs. Grace Baird, Miss Alice Buchanan, Mrs. E. Echteumuller, Miss Emma Grey, Mrs. E. Robert 1 fallow, Mrs. Mary Johnson. Mrs. William Kese, Miss H. Keller, Mrs. Milton, Landis, MI.HH S. J. Miliar, Miss Marie Mil vti, Miss Maud Richter, Tmellle Smith, Miss Ethel Warner, Helen Wilson, Mary E. Weren (D. L.). Gentlemen R. W. Arnold, Giuseppe Barbone, Henrv Bethao, L. C. Bosser nian, Joseph Brandt, William Brenson, James Brown. Calvin Caldwell, Walter Canon, H. B. Carryer, Chas. Carcool, J. M. Carter. John R. Connor, Mr. Cramer, Luigil Dlzle. R. D. Dreisbach, Ed. Faw ver, Saml. Fetters (D. L.), F. A. Ford, Willie Fornell, E. E. George, David P. Gerberlch, Harry A. Good. Mrs. B. Ham ilton. V. L. C. Hasskail, Chas. Hartman, Martin Kavalaski, F. E. Keeney, Ster ling Lackett, J. Linvper, C. C. Long, Frank E. Manning. W. F. Martin (2), Mr. and Mrs. Mltnick, Robert Robinson, Robert Simms, Henry Smith. H. H. Swoger. Elmer Sweigard, R. W. Wilson. Firms Kennell s Perfection, The Steel Concrete Const. Co. FRANK C. SITES, Postmaster. CASTORIA For Infants and Children !n Use For Over 30 Years ST-SjaOSE . -• ;; / - •: , . •. • =; - ... ■' - -.w- . wmmsmmo tfSßte telegraphs WEST SHORE NEWS | Social and Personal News of Towns Along West Shore Mr. and Mrs. John Weaver and sons, Carl and Harvey Weaver, and daugh ter, Miss Ruth Weaver, the Rev. and Mrs. Aaron Wenger. of Manheim, Lan caster county, and Mr. and Mrs. Mar tin Brenner and daughter.. Miss Mabel Brenner, of Slate Hill, were enter tained Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lauver at Shiremanstown. Mr. and Mrs. Mervln S. Eiter, Miss Louise Noell and Miss Elizabeth Emen heiser, of Shiremanstown, motored to Enola Sunday evening, where they at tended services in the United Brethren Church. The Rev. W. H. Washington, D. D., of Chambersburg, and the Rev. p. M. Oyer and family, of Enola, wore enter tained at the United Brethren parson age at Shiremanstown Sunday. Mr .and Mrs. Ferdinand Roth have returned to their home at Middletown after spending the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. John S. Roth at Valley Green tarm, near Shiremanstown. Misu Mary Martin, of Harrisburg, were a recent guest of Mrs. William Or. Miller at Shiremanstown. Mr. and Mrs. Omri Malehom and daughters. Miss Alda Malehorn and Miss Kathryn Malehorn, of Steelton; Miss Almee Shopp and Miss Mary Shopp. of St. Johns, were entertained Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David Shopp at Shiremanstown. Miss Violet Cromlelgh has returned to her home at Mechanicsburg after spending the week-end with her grand parent}- at Shiremanstown. Miss Mary Flickinger has returned to her home at Shiremanstown after spending several weeks wlih friends at Riverside. The Rev. and Mrs. F. B. Emenhelser. of Shiremr.nstown, were called to York by the serious illness of the former's father. Miss Eva Ellenberger of Marysville, is spending her vacation in a trip through the New England States, making stops at Boston, Mass., and Portland, Me. DELEGATES TO CONFERENCE Shiremanstown. Pa., Sept. 13. —Sun- day the last quarterly conference for the year was held in the United Breth ren Church here, at which time Ray E. Wolfe was elected delegate and Mervln S. Etter alternate to attend the nnnual conference In St. Paul's United "rethren Church. Hagerstown, Md., October 4. HARVEST HOME SERVICES Shiremanstown, Pa., Sept. 13.—The festival of Harvest Home was observed in St. John's Lutheran Church Sundav with appropriate services in charge of the pastor, the Rev. H. K. Lantz, he having used as his theme "The Divine Provider." The church was beautifully decorated for the occasion. SERENADE FOR XEWLYWEDS Shiremanstown, Pa., Sept. 13. On arriving here after enjoying an ex tended honeymoon at Bangor, Maine, and other pleasure resorts. Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Rupp were tendered a sere nade at their residence In South Locust street last evening. ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL CHOSEN Marysville, Pa., Sept. 13. Borough schools will open on Monday, October 12. Miss Marguerite Weaver of Gettys burg, has been elected to the first as sistant prlnclpalshlp of the High Egg I This Sale Is Final [ Schleisner's V 2 Off Sale Of Men's and Young Men's Suits A Clothing Sale to interest Men who wear fine Clothes 125 Men's Suits at Half-Price The remainder of our Spring and Summer Suits will be on sale until Saturday, the 16th—Your choice of any of these suits, including blues and blacks at exactly one-half their former selling price. Many of these suits can be worn for winter, some are full lined, half lined and some one-quarter lined with silk or alpaca; some have silk sleeves and were made by such highclass manufacturers as Fruhauf Bros. & Co.—Strouse & Bros. Heidelberg-Wolff & Co. Remember, Saturday is the last day you will be able to pur chase any of these suits— . _ _ 15 Suits of Cassimeres, tweeds and cheviots; 34 Suits of serges, worsteds, cassimeres, grays, tans and novelty mixtures English tweeds and basket weaves; grays, blues, and conservative models—sizes 32 to 42 blacks, stripes, checks, overplaids, fancy formerly 15.00 U off. 7.50 mixtures and browns; English and conser v vative models sizes 32 to 44 formerly 41 Suits of serges, tweeds, cassimeres, wors- 25.00 y 2 off, 12.50 teds and velours, in blues, grays, tans, .. e t • J , . , 14 Suits of serges, cassimeres .tweeds, un stripes, checks, overplaids and novelty ef- finished worsteds in blue, gray, tan checks fects; English and conservative models; and fancy mixtures, English belter and con sizes 32 to 42—formerly 20.00V 2 off, 10.00 servative models; sizes 32 to 40 formerly C r ri 1 c • u * 18 - 00 y* off ' 900 14 Suits of flannels, unfinished worsted checks and tweeds, blues, gray, stripes and 7 Suits of unfinished worsteds, tweeds, vel fancy mixtures, English and conservative ° UrS f * worsteds, stripes, checks and /, . ' * . , overplaids; English and conservative mod models ; sizes 32 to 40—formerly 30.00 els . sizes 33 to 3 8 _formerly 35.00 Yt off, 15.00 off, 17.50 28-30 and 32 V. Third St. school at a salary of $75 per month.! NEW INDUSTRY FOR MARYSVILLE Marysville, Pa.. Sept. 13. First steps for the reception of a new in-) dustry, the Unrivaled Hosiery Com- j pany, were made by borough council I on Monday evening. Representatives 1 of the company and borough officials j came to an agreement concerning the! rental of the second story of the j borough building in Lincoln street. SIRS. M'NEELEY BURIED Marysville, Pa., Sept. 13. Fu-1 neral services of Mrs. Charles H. Tic- i Neeley, who died on Sunday, were held to-day from the Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church near Bowmansdale, and burial was made in the Mt. Pleas ant cemetery. Services were held in Dahlian street here, last evening, the Rev. S. B. Bldlaek, pastor of the Marysville Methodist Episcopal church officiating. INDIAN RUNS FROM KNIFE Lewistown, Pa., Sept. 13. Be cause he was opposed to having his tonsils removed, Clyde Curtis ran away from the Carlisle Indian school yesterday and started west. At Lewis town Junction. M. A. Davis, railroad officer noticed the young Indian alighting from the train and found that he had run away from the school. Curtis is about 18 years old and en tered the school ftbout a week ago, coming from Oklahoma. CLASS FESTIVAL AT ENOLA Enola, Pa., Sept. 13. This ave- \ *re the healthiest will get the moct la health U not up to standard, your lack of vigoJ* - I '* mo,t likely the result of an impure condition I Ijftr/y of the blood—perhaps from the change If mure Is • ate*®—today—and yet in the winners class. / &T£?e A.U - X// tsr write our Msdleal tleoelßlood PuriAer and Tenio j\ / f S* 9 Staff for detailed treatment. *• Mty yeere and <*ar> Q. '/ / / 711 a will cost you nothing. mt—i vegetable ■ Do not eccept • >k s M\/' Address Medltel Department. substitute. C THE SWIFT SPECIFIC m Swtft SuUdln*, Atjants Ce. SEPTEMBER 13, 1916. | ning the Sunday school class of Mrs., | John Kauffman of St. Matthew's Be- ] ' formed Church will hold an ice cream festival at her home in Brick Church Road. EXAMINATION DATES | Enola, Pa., Sept. 13. Miss Helen iC. Markell, supervising principal of | the Enola schools, will hold an ex | amination for conditioned pupils of the I High school in the High school build | ing on September 27, 28 and 29. An I examination for entrance to High ■ school on the 27th, the Junior class ! Thursday, September 28 and the Senior class Friday, September 29. Enola Yard Inspector Fatally Injured in Fall Enola, Pa., Sept. 13. Reuben Miller, car inspector In the westbound yards, while climbing over a train to do some work was thrown from the rar on Tuesday morning and had both legs and one arm fractured and in ternal injuries. He was hurried to the Harrisburg Hospital where he died from his injuries. GET NEW MOTOR APPARATUS Carlisle, Pa., Sept. 13.—The arrival here yesterday of a new automobile engine for the Cumberland Fire Com pany makes the fourth piece of mod ern gasoline-driven tire-fighting ma chinery In Carlisle in three years. The machine was made in Cincinnati and cost sit,ooo. Luncheon at Halifax to Announce Girl's Engagement Halifax, Pa., Sept. 13. Mrs. W. A. Miller, of Plymouth, and Miss Esther Brubaker, of Halifax, gave a luncheon at the residence of the latter in North Third street, in honor of their niece. Miss Kathryn Brubaker Pike, daughter of W. L. Pike, of Hummels town. A pleasant feature was the an nouncement of Miss Pike's engage ment to J. Dale Diehl of York. Mr. Diehl is a graduate of Gettysburg Col lege and of the department of Public School Music of the New England Conservatory of Music at Boston, Mass. He is now supervisor of music in the York public schools. Luncheon with covers for twelve was served in the diningroom. A pink and white color scheme was carried out in the decorations, consisting of a center piece in the form of a large plateau of pink asters. Place cards in the form of heart'- shaped boxes pierced with Cupid's arrows and filled with heart bonbons were attached to the centerpiece by pink ribbons. In the favors of small trunks were hidden "two hearts in one,' containing the announcement. The marriage will be an event of the early Spring. The guests were Miss Pike, Miss Grace Pike, Miss Caroline Bhoop, Miss Char lotte Heisler, Miss Marie Smith, Miss Marie Offenbach, Miss Virginia Shoop, Miss Caroline Willard, Mrs. Claudo Ryan, Mrs. Charles Haas, Mrs. C. C. Baker and Mrs. C. M. Richter.