PERSONAL AND SOCIAL ITEMS
NEW GOAL SET
Red Cross Salvage Commit
tee Receives Co-operation
From People of City
The efforts of the Red Cross sal
vage committee have been met with
a hearty response from the people
of Harrisburg. Several scores of
postal cards and telephone calls
have been received by the chairman
of the committee, Mrs. Mabel Cron
ise Jones. The work has been di
vided into districts or wards, with a
leader at the head of each. While
some wards have responded prompt
ly and generously, others have not
reported at all. The new goal set
is a dollar-a-day from each ward
from now until the end of the war.
As there are fourteen districts this
will average fourteen dollars a day
as an added sum for the coffers of
the Red Cross.
A demand for rubber and metals
has been added to the first call for
old newspapers and magazines. If
any one having any of the desired
materials will please notify by card
or telephone any of the women in
charge of the work arrangements
will be made for a systematic col
lection of the articles.
Following is a list of the salvage
committee officers and leaders of the
wards and their addresses. All can
be reached by the telephone, also: j
Chairman, Mrs. Mabel Cronise
Jones, 105 Locust street; vice-chair
man, J. Sharon Mac Donald, 1200
North Fifteenth street. Leaders of
the wards: First ward, Mrs. T. Ed
ward Munce, 1034 South Eighteenth
street; Second ward, Mrs. G. L. Cul
merry, 1915 Market street; Third
ward, William H. Dunbar, Jr., 1736
North Third street; Fourth ward.
Miss Caroline Moffitt, Civic Club, 612
North Front street; Fifth ward. Mrs.
C. A. Sheely, 1227 North Second
street; Sixth ward. Mrs. Frank F.
Omsden, 107 Reily street; Seventh
ward, Mrs. James W. Kellogg, 900
North Sixteenth street; Eighth ward.
Miss Iva Miller. 523 North Six
teenth street; Ninth ward, Mrs.
Charles P. Prince. 1111 North Third
street; Tenth ward, Miss Grace Mc-
Clintock, 225 Emerald street; Elev
enth ward, Mrs. Charles Doehne,
32 2 Chestnut street; Twelfth ward.
Mrs. P. M. Hall. Third and Geiger
streets; Thirteenth ward. Miss Har
riet Westbrook, Old Orchard; Four
teenth ward, Mrs. Frank Oyster,
SATURDAY AFTEROON TEA
The Saturday afternoon teas of the ;
Colonial Country Club will be re- j
sumed to-morrow afternoon. Mrs. R.,
W. Dowdell, assisted by several other:
ladies of the club will have charge j
of the tea service.
Mr and Mrs. William *D. Moycr, |
of 207 South Front street, are in,
Miss Ed.th Vint, of 1612 Liberty j
street, returned home yesterday al
ter a visit with relatives in New
ark. N. J.
Mrs. Reynolds Askin, of 1725
North street, is home after a short!
trip to Newark, N. J.
Are You Content to
Let Your Child
if it suffers from eyestrain—
and, as a result, becomes nerv
ous, has hsadaehes, loses in
terest in studies, drops behind
in school standings? Of course
not. All this will be done
away with if you have your
child's eyes examined glasses
designed, made and fitted. Let
us be of service to you.
OPTOMETRISTS AND OPTICIANS ,
N0.22 N. 4-TH.ST.
Miss Laura Appell's Pianoforte School
Opens September, 9th
Complete Course For Prospective Graduates ,
STUDIO 104 BOAS ST.
Mrs. M. Pfuhi FroehlicKs
■SCHOOL OF MUSIC
203 STATE STREET HARRISBURG, PA.
A complete graded course of instruction in the study of Piano,
Pipe Organ, Theory, Harmony and History of Music.
Diplomas Upon Graduation
TERM OF 1918-1919 BEGINS SEPTEMBER 9, 1918
For terms and further information apply in person or by
mail to the above address.
Harrisburg Conservatory ot Music
31 Its. E. J. DECEVEE, Directress
Re-opening Saturday, September 7th
Piano * Alice Marie Decevee
Pupil of Ernest Hutcheson and William A. Barber
Violin Madame Zeline von Bereghy
Pupil of Ferdinand David and Henry Schradick.
Vocal t .... Mrs. E. J. Decevee,
Pupil of Ross David and Horatio Connell.
Violincello Miss Margaretta Kennedy
Pupil of Josef Adamowski.
The Training of Supervisors of Public School Music
Miss Ella S. Yost s
' Graduate of New England Conservatory of Music and
New York University.
Theory History of Music Harmony
I 607 NORTH SECOND ST. BELL PHONE 573J
Surprise Birthday Party
For Scoutmaster Smith
.! A surprise birthday party was given
1 I for Scoutmaster W. Preston Smith
| by his wife at his home. 1928 North
Sixth street. Monday evening. Sep
■ ! tember 2. The Camp Fire Girls nod
i Boy Scouts of the Second Reformed
i Church, the troop of which he is
! scoutmaster, were, present. During
j a very pleasant evening games, ntu
j sia and dancing were enjoyed by all.
I Refreshments were served. Those
j present were; The Rev. and Mrs.
' I Alfred N. Sayers. Mr. and Mrs. XV. P.
■ j Smith and daughter Elizabeth, Miss
; i Pugh; Caitfp Fire girls, the Misses
; j Lillian Espershade, Catherine Flow
, j man, Beatrice Plowman, Alice P ilo,
. j Marion Uassler, Esther Koons. Es
. I ther Yingst, Esther Urich, Ruth
, | Urich, Adaline Julius; Boy Scouts,
, | Charles E. Blessing, J. Paul Watts,
| George W. Satehell, William Ying
; ling, Newton Swails, Paul Hitnes.
i Wesley Plowman, Ralph Burtnfctt
| and Howard Selsam.
Guest From "Old Virginia"
Is Delighted With City
William Randolph Jones, of Nor
folk, Va.. was the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Barton, of Second and
; Hamilton streets, the early part of
Mr. Jones stopped over here on
his way to his old home in Winches
ter, Va. He is connected with the
Norfolk and Southern railroad in
Although a staunch Virginian with
the innate love and pride for his
native state, Mr. Jones was quite de
lighted with the Capital City of
Pennsylvania, and the natural beauty
of its scenery. This was his first visit
to the north and "when I return to (
Virginia," he said with his southern
drawl, 'I will have to tell the people
there they have nothing on the
northerners when it comes to pic-
I turesque beauty of nature."
HOME FROM CHAUTAUQUA
| Mrs. Edwin J. Decevee, director
|of the Harrisburg Conservatory of
Music, and her daughter, Miss' Alice
Marie Decevee, teacher of piano at
the Conservatory, have returned
home after a summer's stay at Chau
tauqua, N. Y. Miss Decevee studied
piano there under Ernest Hutcheson,
as a member of a class of ten pro
fessional pianists. Mrs. Decevee stud
ied voice with Horatio Connell and
HEAD OF COLLEGE HOME
Miss Leola F. Snyder, who hasj
been connected with the Maiden Hos
pital, Maiden, Mass., as head dietic-|
ian, for the past twelve years, hasj
I resigned to accept a position at Wel-|
; lesley, Mass., as head of one of thej
,i college houses at Wellesley College.!
i Miss Snyder has just returned to j
1 Wellesley to take up her new work.
. i after a visit at her home in Pax- j
, I tang.
RETURNS TO HICKORY, X. C.
Miss Lenore A. Sourbeer
snending the summer with her moth-
I er, Mrs. M. K. Sourbeer, 204 North!
, j Second street, has returned to Hick-1
i ory, N. C., where she will resume the
i teaching of French in the Hickory
! High school. Miss Sourbeer was ac
! companied by her sister, Mrs. Albert
B. Craver, who will spend the fall
'j months visiting her sister, Mrs. Le-
I Roy F. Abernerty, Hickory, N. C.
GUESTS AT I.OCH WILLOW FARM
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Lenahiii
! and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brown, of
Wilkes-Barre are guests of Mr. and
I Mrs. M. P. Johnson of Loch Willow
BACK AFTER VACATION
J. M. Alvord, of Millersburg, mar
i riage license clerk in the county le
; corder's office, has resumed his au
ties after spending his vacation at
j his home.
Miss Susanna M. Fleming, a stu
dent nurse at the Johns Hopkins
School for Nurses, Baltimore, Md., is
spending a vacation at her home,
107 South Front street.
Dr. and Mrs. George Edward
Hawes and daughter. Miss Helen j
Hawes, of 127 West State street, who
have been spending the summer at
Fair Haven, Ohio, returned home to
Mrs. William M. Ewing and son,
i Richard, have returned to their home
i in Newark, N. J., after a visit with
! Mrs. Ewing's mother, Mrs. M. K. j
, Mrs. Mable Miller, of 1514 Slate j
street, is spending her vacation at
Monomonock Inn, Mountainehome, |
Perry county. Pa.
Miss Rose Gross, of 722 North
NSixth street, has left for California.
Pa., to cn'er the senior class and |
! complete her course at the-normal 1
! school at that place.
Second Week-End Home En
tertainment For Men
I The second of the over-the-week-
I end Hostess Days at the Civic Club
! house will be held to-morrow and
j Sunday. Last week's home enter
! tainment for the soldier and sailor
lads was a remarkable success if
one can Judge from the large attend
ance and keen enthusiasm of the
lads. It vis hoped that this week's
hostess house days will be Just as
successful and, if possible, that a
j larger number of the men in service
located at the nearby camps and
j depots avail themselves of "this re
(creation and social gaiety.
The general chairman of the Host
ess House work, Mrs. Edward F.
Dunlap, has announced the follow
ing hostesses for this week: Satur
day evening, Mrs. Mercer B. Tate.
Mrs. G. W. Whitney and Mrs. James
Thompson. Sunday evening, Mrs. E.
J. Stackpole, Mrs. Bruce Caldwell
and Mrs. Edwin S. Herman.
Mrs. Jennings is soliciting dona
tions of cookies for the cooky jar
which like the Jar in the pantry shelf
at home has a way of becoming fast
emptied. Cash and check contri
butions for the entertainment of the
boys are being received from time
to time by Mrs. William Henderson,
25 North Front street. Every check,
every mite, adds to the war fund,
which means better entertainment,
greater fun and more extensive rec
reation for the men in service dur
ing the Saturdays and Sundays of
Hold Birthday Party
For Chester Brownagle
Mr. and Mrs. Brownagle, of 603
Showers street, entertained at their
home last ngiht. celebrating the four
teenth birthday of their son, Chester
Brownagle. Dancing. games and
music furnished entertainment. Re
freshments were served to the follow
ing young people: Miss Clara Finney,
Miss Dora Abrams. Miss Ruth Stoner.
Miss Florence Blake, Miss Anna
Swartz, Mi* Gertrude Kline, Miss
Rosa Fountain, Miss Elva Beste.
George Germer, Charles Magaro. Al
bert Philippelli, Chester Swartz, Irvin
Brownagle, Stanley Perrin, Ellsworth
Finney and Chester Brownagle.
NOW AT CAMP HANCOCK
Warren E. Lyme, former clerk in
the city water department, who was
taki lg a special course in wireless
at Erie has been transferred to Camp
SPENDING VACATION AT HOME
Miss Marie Sponsler and Miss Ada
Spousler, who are employed at tho
Emergency Fleet Corporation. U. S.,
at Philadelphia, are spending a va
cation at their home in Steelton.
Miss Lillian S. Hain and little
nephews, Byrnes Hain and Paul Ul
rich Hain. have gone to Auburn to
spend the weekend with Miss Hain's
sister, Mrs. Allen Grant Walmer, at
her summer home along the Schuyl
HOME AFTER VISIT
Miss Louise Johnson, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Johnson, of Loch
Willow Farm. Paxtonia. is home after
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Lena
han and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brown,
Miss Margaret L. Oyster, of River
side. has returned home after a two
months' visit in Marquette. Mich.
Clarence E. Wissler, who is em
ployed in the office of the State High
way Department, is spending the week
at Atlantic City. Prior to his visit to
Atlantic City he spent a week with
his parents at their home, in Ephrata.
He resides at SOl North Sixth street.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Smith and
daughter-in-law, Mrs. C.
Smith, and granddaughter, of 242b
North Sixth street, have returned
from Norfolk, Va.. and other South
S. H. Miller, ex-Judge
and Congressman, Dead
Mercer, Pa., Sept. 6. Samuel H.
Miller, former judge and Congress
man, died at his home in Mercer Wed
nesday afternoon, in his 79th year,
after "a brief illness from a compli
cation. He was one of the best
known jurists in the state, and had
been foY years influential in political
circles, and had frequently been as
signed important speaking tours by
the Republican National Committee.
He served three terms in Congress,
and was the first Republican elected
to the judgeship in Mercer county.
He was the oldest member of the Mer
cer county >
WILL ORGANIZE TONIGHT
The third-class in Elementary Hy
giene and Care of the Sick will be or
ganized at the Civic Clubhouse to
night when Miss Hattie Ensminger
will meet prospective students. The
classes are being held under the au
spices of the Harrisburg Chapter,
American Red Cross. Two have al
ready been organized.
You can still buy your
favorite blend of coffee
at the old price. A spe
is one such as ours. Al
ways fresh roasted and
Still 20c per Lb.
Imperial Tea Co.
213 Chestnut St.
Home of the Jumbo Peanut
Schuylkill Region Breaks All
Records; Millions of Quarts
Are Sent to Markets
Hauling coal and other freight is
not the oniy traffic that Is keeping
the Reading railway crews busy. This
has been a big year for huckleber
ries. and the season which closes this
week, has broken all previous rec
ords. From the Hazleton district
alone, it is >estlmated that at least
10,000,000 ouurts were picked ihis
year. It required 200 cars to haul
the berries tc eastern markets.
The huckleberry bushes have
shown their patriotism this year by
backing the food conservation pro
gram to the "last blueberry." The
fruit costs nothing, and the women
and children of the Lehigh fields, in
addition to getting hundreds of
thousands of quarts for their own
cellars for winter, earned $500,0001
by picking for the shippers.
In the Schuylkill region the ship
ments ware equally heavy and many
thousands of guarts were gathered.
The pickers this season received from
10 to 16 cents a quart, and the
amount earned by them ran into the
hundreds of dollars. Some families
earned as high as $3 and $4 a day.
It is estimated that the shipments
from Mahanoy City, Frackville and
other points iu Schuylkill aggregated
According to reports In railroad
circles a new schedule is In prepara
tion for fall and winter.
Dissolution of joint schedules be
tween Sunbury and Northumberland
trolley companies has aroused rail
road men and they are circulating a
petition to have the Pennsy run a'
shuttle train between these points.
Nearly half of the $500,000,000 re
volving fund provided originally for
the railroad administration has been
consumed in loans and rental pay
ments to individual roads, according
to a railroad adminstration financial
O. B. Capps. representing a stoker
company, has closed a contract with
the Reading Railway Company Cor
the equipment of twelve locomotives
with duplex stokers. These stokers
are now being used on a number of
the modern engines of the company.
Engine 1808. one of the new
Mallet locomotives hauled 100 cars
from East Penn Junction to Read
ing, making the run In about '.wo
hours. Of the 100 cars nine were
loaded. This was the heaviest train
ever taken out of AUentown by a
More than half the funds advanced
to railroads in the. last five months!
have gone to the New Haven. New
York Central and Pennsylvania,
which got $47,000,000, $40,300,000
and $40,000,000, respectively. The
St. Paul received $15,725,000, the
Baltimore and Ohio, $13,500,000 and
the Illinois Central, $12,450,000.
Standing of the Crews
Philadelphia DlvUilon The 133
crew first to go after 4 o'clock: 127.
112. 119, 116.
Fireman for 119.
Brakemen for 133, 127, 112.
Firemen up: Bralley, Vogelsong
Brakemen up: Burns, Mowery, Mc-
Neils, Kitzmiller. Blair, Gemmill.
Middle Division —The 36 crew first
to go after 2 o'clock: 33, 305, 224, 215
302, 252, 233.
Engineer for 36.
Fireman for 36.
Engineers up: Hawk, Kauffman.
McAlicker, Wertz, Sarley Smith,
Blizzard, Snyder, Loper, Leppard.
Firemen up: Markel, Cook, Hubbert,
Conductor up: Leonard.
Brakemen up: Brown. Woodman
Shive, Baker, Kelster. Wengert. Bow
Yard Board —Engineers for 3-7 C,
4-7 C, 12C.
Firemen for 1-7 C, 3-7 C 4-7 C, 2-14 C.
1-15 C. 23C. 26C.
Engineers up: Tcheifer, Rauch,
Lackey, Sholter. Snell, Bartolet,
Getty Barkey, Bair, Eyde.
Firemen up: Bartley, Garman, Staff,
1 Witchey, Myers. Kistler, Mumma,
Rhine, King, Bell Swope, Beard.
Kell. Rheam, Miller, Wright, Wert,
EXOLA SIDE '
Philadelphia Division The 221
crew first to go after 3.15 o'clock:
252 206. 264. 224.
Fireman for 206.
Conductor for 24.
Flagmen for 30 21, 52, 06.
Brakeman for 30, 54.
Brakemen up: Ingroff, Fordenson.
Middle Division —The 103 crew first
after 3.10 O'clock: 306, 301, 234 101,
Engineers for 103. 125, 118.
Fireman for 125.
Conductors for 103.
Flagman for 101.
Brakemen for 103, 101.
Yard Board —Engineers for Ist 126,
2nd 126. 3d 126. 2nd 132.
Firemen for 3d 126 Ist 129, 2nd
129, 4tli 129. 2nd 132, Ist 102, 2nd 104.
Engineers up: Bair. F.wing, Quig
ley, Brown. Hanlon, Potter Zeiders,
Barnhart, Fenicle. Lutz, Smith,
Firemen up: Bitting, Cristofaro,
Wentz, Blessner Sanders, Eichel
berger. Ready, Wallace, Cross, Rprry,
TO OPEX LIBRARY
FOR FIGHTING MEX
Determined that the soldiers and j
sailors who are entertained at the j
Civic Clubhouse on Saturdays and ]
Sundays shall have every comfort, a i
circulating library will be opened j
there to-morrow. A hundred and fifty j
books borrowed from tho Harrisburg I
Public Library through the courtesy
of the library will be the first con
tribution. Mrs. Walter HpofTond and ]
Miss Ruth Rilling will be in charge. I
KXITS FOR SOLDIERS
Irene R. Shoemaker, daughter of!
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Shoemaker. 305
Cumberland street has presented her
first knitted work to the American
Red Cross through the Grace Metho- !
dist Auxiliary. Miss Shoemaker is
five years old and is one of the young
est knitters for the soldiers.
MR. AND MRS. M. E. WINFIELD
706 X. TH ST., HARRISBURG, PA.
are wishing all their friends a Happy
and Prosperous New Year and well
fiver the fast.—Advertisement.
of Columbus, Ohio. This wondeTful'
orchestra will play and sing for dan
cing every evening this week at Sum
merdale Park. Admission 40 and 60
cents. Park closes Saturday evening.
Safely First Officials to
Attend Meeting Here
Federal officials In charge of ihe
safety first branch on railroads are
coming to this city. It is probable
they will attend the meeting of the
Friendship and Co-operative Club on
the night of September 26.
Safety work to prevent injury and]
accidental death of employes ar.d
passengers is to be pressed vigor
ously and lis benefits extended to all
lines, the United States railroad ad
ministration has announced. Meth
ods proved the best will be applied
systematically. Rufiis S. Jarnagin,
of New York, has been appointed
safety supervisor of the eastern
Records of the Interstate Com
merce Commission show that at least
90 per cent, of injuries to employes
are caused by the fault of the In
jured man or of some other em
ploye. A list of accidents on a
large eastern railroad shows that
only 9.65 per cent, of injuries to
employes was due to defective ap
pliances. Statistics show 22,000
persons killed and 500,000 severely
injured annually among workers in
Railroad Men Must Pay
Their Bills Promptly
Word that garnlsheeing of rail
road employes' pay was forbidden
by Director General McAdoo as a
means of eliminating much legal
work heretofore necessary proved of
wide interest to businessmen and
railroaders in Reading.
At the same time it was made
plain that employes who do not pay
their bills will be dismissed, and
this, it is believed, will prove suffi
cient. protection for merchants and
others holding bills against railroad
men. Wages until actually paid
over to employes are held to consti
tute government funds against which
legal action may not be taken.
WILJJAM M. SHAFFER
William M. Shaffer, aged 49 years,
died yesterday at his home, 19 3J j
Derry street. Funeral services will I
be held next Monday afternoon atj
3.30 o'clock, the Rev. Dr. Deavor, i
pastor of the Epworth Methodist!
Church, officiating. Mr. Shaffer was I
formerly a valued employe of the
United Ice and Coal Company. He]
had a host of friends.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs
Jennie Shaffer, and the following
children: Mrs- Maud Bender, Char.es I
and Earl Shaffer, who is serving in |
the American Evpeditionary Forces
in France; Percy, Ruth, Helen, Doro
thy and William Shatter.
BOOKS FOB SOLDIERS
Current magazines, books, news
papers and periodicals of interest to
soldiers are greatly needed by the
canteen department of the Harrisburg
Chapter. American Red Cross. This
statement was made this morning by
Mrs. W. H. Gaitlier, 205 South Front
street, in charge of the work. Mrs.
Gaithier has requested that all liter
ature be brought to local Red Cross
headquarters In the basement of the I
Public Library. During the month of!
August 10.923 soldiers were given re
freshments at Harrisburg by the can
| Witmer, Bair Sc V/itmer
\ WALNUT NEAR SECOND
tßuy Early and You
Buy Wisely jßfc
Market conditions are abnormal and few of the buying public
realize the difficulty of obtaining desirable merchandise at V\
consistent prices. >nnf^m\\\
Deliveries are uncertain and many of our early June pur- //||
chases are just arriving.—BUY EARLY! ! H[
Mixed Suit in sport models Oxford Suits, in plain tailored \
with tailored and button-up col- and sport mode , s> with button _ I >
lars; choice of seven materials — . . . „ „ '1 WWMfcIX
$35.00, $37.50, $39.75, "Pj p '^ c ° l]lars ~ H3a.°o, |
$43.50. s3l ,o(), $39. <;> to $47.50. |
Strictly Tailored Suits, in navy, Misses Models in high waist t\
black and oxford materials— line effects in blue, Copen, brown, /X liraW ' I Mb?!
$43.50, $44.50 to $48.50. beaver, reindeer, etc. 536.75, TfijiJrjOp^
Hand • Tailored Suits in silver $47.50, $54.50 to $75.00. ,
tone, duo tone, duvet de laine, Fur-trimmed Suits in squirrel, \
tricotine and serge 559.50, nutria and Hudson seal, in
$65.00, $73.50, $79.50 to Copen, Overseas blue, brown, etc. jr
$87.50. $87.50, $95.00 to $139.75.
Skirts Extensive Showing of Top
In Novelty Plaids, Checks, Mixtures, Faille and Satin, Coats For Fall and
in a wide range of materials and styles. .
Cloth Skirts $6.95 to $34.50 XX7 ***
Silk Skirts /. $16.75 to $35.00 W HlbBF W 6ciF
New Batiste Blouse, Economy Petticoats, in V e lour, Doeskin, Cylinder Cloth, Suede Velour, Silver
high or low collar, dainty cotton tops and taffeta tones, Duo tones, Crystal Cloth and many other desirable
lace edging .' $1.90 flotmces, $1.90 and $3.49 materials.
Heavy Crepe de Chine All-Silk Jersey Petti- Tyrol Wool Coats, in Heavy weight Cloth
Blouse in flesh and wjiite, coats, embroidery dot in heather blue, oxford and Coats, in black only, in
high or low collar, #4.95 f ounce; su.t sh.dcs.Spz- m i xtures . Special, $89.75 sizes from 16 to 44. Spe-
cial o.UU I Cial $35.00
Georgette Blouse, in Novelty Petticoats in all Oxford Cloth Coats with Velour Coats in brown
flesh or white filet, Jace suit shades and black, all-around belt, in sizes to taupe, Copen and plum.
.trimmed $0.50 $8.95 to $13.50 44. Special $33.50 Special $39.75
Q/3Q P)ppgOAO COATS—with or without fur collar and cuffs—in fine
-L'4- t/OuCo DICOuCu quality materials and fancy silk lined—s47.so, $65.00,
A special trip to New York this week again fills up the #75, #95, slls to $165 and all prices between. .
gaps in all kinds of DRESSES. Ihe wanted and good kind
so hard to get—JERSEY, SERGES, TAFFETAS, GEORG-
ETTES, TRECOLETTS, SATINS, COMBINATIONS, Uol-f Pvn'nn
etc. —small, medium and large sizes. We invite your in- Xidl-L Jl X lCv3 lODGCIdIS
spection. It is impossible to give you details as many are
just being marked and others arriving special delivery parcel About twelve Summer About fifty fine white
post. v Dresses, in sizes from 16 to gabardine and linen Wash
EXTRA SPECIAL—2S High-Class Sample Fine Serge 4<s_frino4iam Skirts, in waistbands from
and Tricotine DRESSES—sizes 16, 18, 36 and 38— ,)8 ' one * gingnam 3Q tQ 3g &
$35.00 to $39.75 and . volles ?775 to * few smaller 53.95, $4 50,
50 Regular Stock Serge DRESSES—special, prices—sizes $13.95, half price— $5.50 to $7.95 —Half price,
' 16 to 42 $13.50 to $43.50 $3.88 to $6.98 SI.BB to $3.98
WITMER, BAIR & WITMER
Mrs. Isaiah Snyder Dies
After a Brief Illness
Mrs. Julia Harrison Strong Snyder,
widow ,of Judge Isaiah Snyder, of
Honesdale and Harrisburg, died at
I her home. 100S North Second street,
last evening at 8 o'clock, after a brief
illness, aged 82 years.
Funeral services will be held from
the residence, Sunday at 5 p. nr. with
the Rev. Dr. George Edward Hawes
officiating. Burial will be made in
the Snyder family plot in Glen Dy
i berry Cemetery, Honesdale.
Mrs. Snyder was a daughter of the
late Dr. Adonijah and Mary Myers
Strong, and was born in Bethany,
Pa., March 25, 1836. She was a
member of cne of the most distin
guished families of the country.
Among her forebears were many
prominent judges, statesmen, physi
cians, men of letters and high mili
tary standing, including Justice Wil
liam Strong of the U. S. Supreme
Court and Nathan Hale, of Revolu
tionary fame. She married Judge
Isaiah Snyder in Honesdale, May 10,
1864, removing with her family to
this city in ISSI. Of their four chil
dren, two survive: Dr. Charles Strong
Snyder, of Chicago, and Miss Cora
Lee Snyder, of this city. There are
two grandchildren. Miss Winifred
Strong Snyder and Charles Butler
Snyder, of Chicago.
Mrs. Snyder was a woman of gra
cious personality and strong mental
ity, always having an active interest
in affairs of the day. She was a
member for more than thlrty-tive
years of the Market Square Presby
terian Church, keenly alive to the
Sunday school and missionary work
of the church.
ADAM R. MILLER
Adam R. Miller died at his home,
194 4 North street, at 8 o'clock yes
terday morning, after a long illness.
His death wan caused by complica
tions due to old age.
He is survived by a widow, nine
children, twenty-flve grandchildren,
and eight great-grandchildren. His
children are, four sons, Georgo E.
Miller, Libon, la.; Edward Miller,
Carlisle; Frank Miller, Germanta,
la., and Harvey Miller, Harrisburg,
and live daughters, Mrs. Annie
Christ, Springfield. Ohio; Mrs. Mag
gies B. Brouglier, Cumberland coui)-
j ty; Mrs. Sarah Radle, Halifax; Mrs.
Jennie Byron, Harrisburg, and Mrs.
j Mary Basnorc. Philadelphia.
The funeral will be held from the
! home Monday morning at 10 o'clock,
| with the Rev. H. F. Rhoad, pastor i
, of the State Street United Brethren I
] Chhrch, officiating. Burial will be in
i the Chestnut Hill Cemetery, near
HAROLD E. KMMIXGER
Harold Elvvcod Emminger, aged 6
weeks, son Merle Emminger, 200 |
Briggs street, 'died yesterday morning j
after a short illness. Funeral serv-1
ices were held at 2.30 o'clock this af
ternoon. Burial was made in the I
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SEPTEMBER 6, 1918.
64 YEARS AT SAME
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born in the house diagonally across
the street, a house which now sports
a. weatherboard exterior, but has for
its inner structure, substantial logs,
hewn from the immediate neighbor
"They were all log or weather
board houses when I began here,"
related the merchant, while half a
dozen more customers dropped in
and inhaled the aroma of the past."
The town limit was North street and
when Mr. Oenslager put up six or
seven houses at Third and North
everybody said he was a darned fool
for going out in the woods.
"When I look out my door here,
sometimes, I have to pinch myself to
be sure it is the same place. These
trolley cars make an awful noise
and I'd rather hear the old stage
coach comin' down the dirt road.
Sure, the road was all right; they
used to clean It twice a year, spring
and fall. And the oi' canal; say that
was the life of the town. We used
to get most of our goods on the big
canal boats, mackerel, salt, flour and
sugar. What's that?" Mr. Balsley
broke off to answer a sugar buyer
who wanted to get his canning sugar
in small portions, and went on:
"See those Ave drawers there?
That's where I used to keep my Ave
qualities of brown sugar. Nobody
used granulated when I started busi
ness. Used to have a fierce time
weighin' out that sticky brown
sugar. When the granulated came
in everybody went to it strong, and
now nobody ever asks for the
A small boy raised his voice for
a can of peaches and Mr. Balsley
commented: "Never saw any canned
fruit or any canned stuff in those
days, and none o" this breakfast food
stuff. Everybody canned their own
stuff and huckers peddled green
groceries; there was plenty, too.
Shelves were tilled with whisky in
stead of canned fruit. Any grocer
cauld take out a license and we used
to pay IS and 20 cents for good
whisky, and sell it for 37 cents
I tell you, there was a lot o' money
In Rebel Days
At this moment Mr. Balsley got a
real surprise. Someone came in to
buy a candle. "That's rare," quoth
he. "And yet we used to do a great"
business in candles. Had practically
no lamps; anyway, candles were
cheaper. Lamp grease would freeze
in the winter and you had to be al
ways bringing it in to thaw it out at
the lire. Stoves? Should say we had
'em. Mostly big tin-plates fired with
wood. But I remember when coal
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In here changed so It would burn
A company of kliakl-clad soldiers
sauntered by just then and the an
cient but spry grocer was reminded
of war-like days long ago, particu
larly of the hour when the rebels
got within three miles of Harris
burg. "Didn't scare me away," he
related. "1 did a god business that
day, although Market street waj
so jammed with troops on the way
to Gettysburgt that a team could not
get on the street. You ought t" seen
the folks getting out of town.
Couldn't buy a trunk after 9 o'clock.
The Methodist preacher who lived
across the street was a great
abolitionist and he ran in here to
borrow a screwdriver to take the
plate off his door. He ligured that
the rebels might have heard of
speeches and would loot his house.
People with money hid their wealth
in all sorts of places and when the
cannon sounded all the way from
Gettysburg'the whole town shut up;
only I went along as usual, for peo
ple must eat."
Mr! Balsley is of such optimistic
turn that nothing seems to dismay
him. "War?" he considered briefly.
"It's all over; the Germans are
licked. "This, although the grand
father and six brothers came from
"What is your receipt for healthy
and active old age?" was asked.
"I'm not giving any general re
ceipt," he grinned; "but I never mar
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