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Steelton News Items FRONT STREET IS TO BE PAVED Favorable Action Likely to Conic at Last; May Tax Street Cars Council will probably take action this evening on the proposal to pave South Front street with state aid. Although this action was unfavor ably considered some time ago, it is believed that public sentiment in favor of the improvement has be come so strong that the work will not be long delayed. In addition to the usual heavy traffic on the street, which is part of the main artery of traffic between Hurrlsburg,' Lancaster and the East, army trucks, and supply trains have augmented the wear and tear to a great extent. Members of the council, while reticent on their views, are said to have been holding back on the prop osition because of the great cost of repairs which must be made while the street is in use. It is likely, how ever, that to-night's session will see at least a tentative measure of the work passed. Action will also be taken on the measure providing for the specific taxation of each street car operated over the streets of the borough. Un der this act, each street car would be taxed a flat rate of $5O per year. Doubt as to whether funeral cars could be taxed prevented a vote be fore this time, but the matter Will be disposed of this evening, a de cision on the matter having been received from the borough solicitor. MINSTRELS TO BE REVIVED Under plans now in formation, the Original Home Talent Minstrels, Steelton's once famous funmakers are to come to life again for the pur pose of furnishing an entertainment for the Tank Corps at Gettysburg. September 17 has been chosen as the tentative date of the performance, and it is probable that the linal re hearsal will be held on the lawn playgrounds the evening before the show. PROMOTED IN FRANCE Frank H. Wolf, formerly of Tech nical High school, in a letter to his father, F. L. Wolf, Hainlyn, has an nounced that he was named chief draughtsman at a base headquar •rs in France. Wolf went over with the Rainbow Division. TEN- JnT OAT SPECIAL EYE EXAMINATION, by our latest methods. Spherical lenses and guaranteed frames, all complete for $2.00 Do not suffer with poor sight, headache, dizziness, etc., often caused by eye strain. We examine the eyes by looking into them with mod ern appliances and guarantee satisfaction. Loyd-Norris Optical Co. Registered Optometrists 310 MARKET ST, Second Floor Over Slew Store of Wm. Strouae Established in Harrisburg over 12 years. Do We Give Individual Instruction? I DO WE ADVANCE A STUDENT AS RAPIDLY AS HE OR SHE IS ABLE TO GOf ( YES. ALWAYS. Some finished in half the time required by others. B Records have been made recently as follows: Shorthand—Typewriting Course, 4% mos. I Stenotype—Typewriting Course, 3 mos., 10 days. S Bookkeeping Course, 3 mos., 1 week. Bookkeeping and Stenotype Course, 6 mos., 3 weeks. NAMES and ADDRESSES on application. The course finished by B these record students is not a HALF-course, but a STANDARD ■ ACCREDITED Course, APPROVED by the National Association ■ of Accerited Commercial Schools. SCHOOL OF COMMERCE I , —AND— Harrisburg Business College I Troup Building * 15 South Market Square B ENTER ANY MONDAY Bell 485 9 Dial 4303 ■ HnHBOHMnI The Harrisburg Academy A Country Day and Boarding School For Boys AIM OF SCHOOL— MILITARY TRAINING— -1 £ t f a i n ? d Sl tn , a Ail boys will be required to take actuated by htgta principles of liv- m jutary Instruction and drill. A ■ n B. competent, experienced military METHOD-- man will be in chargi. Boys are taught in small classes; . each pupil is given undivided per- EQUIPMENT— w ° ne ot the "nest school plants in ' MASTERS— the East. Junior School building 1 Are chosen from the experienced unexcelled. Seller Hall for' older teaching Alumni of the best Unl- boys the most modern dormitory I verslties in the United States. in Pennsylvania. DEPARTMENTS— ! Junior and Senior Departments OI ENlNG— provide care and instruction for School opens September 23 For boys six years old and upward, as Catalogue and all detailed infer both day and resident pupils. mation, address ARTHUH E. BROWN, Headmaster Bell I'hone 1371J p, o. Bos 017 MONDAY EVENING. Registrars Will Receive Instructions This Evening at Middletown Meeting Complete Instructions and equip ment for the registration on Sep tember 12. of all men between the ages of 18 and 45 years, will be given the registrars of lower Dau phin county at a meeting to be held this evening in the Liberty engine house at Middletown. The registrars will be addressed by Walter Keister, chief clerk of the Steelton Board, and by the other prominent lower end men concern ing the proper interpretation of the registration card queries. Packages of cards have been prepared for each district and will be distributed this evening. , It is estimated that twenty reg istrars will be present, representing the following boroughs and town ships, Middletown, Conewago. Roy alton, Londonderry and West Lon donderry. HEARD ABOUT THE STEEL TOWN The engagement of Harold L. Kelchner, Camp Raritan, N. J., and Mrs. Elizabeth Turpin, of the bor ough, was announced Saturday. Raymond Gottlieb. Mrs. S. Glass and Mrs. A. Gottlieb are guests of Mrs. Sam Cohen here. Thomas C. Gaffney, stationed at Quantico with the U. S. Marines, spent yesterday at" his- home here. Ben Sharosky, Camp Merritt, is spending several days at his home in the borough. Joseph Coleman, of the Naval Re serve Forces, at Wissahickon Bar racks, was the guest yesterday of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Cole man, South Front street. Lieutenant Benjamin Brandt is confined to the base hospital at Camp Devens following a . surgical operation. His condition was re ported to be improved. Secretary Baker Lands at Port in France Washington, Sept. 9. —The Wgr Department yesterday announced the arrival in France of Secretary of War Baker accompanied by an official party, including John D. Ryan, assistant secretary in charge ol aircraft, and Major General Gor gas, surgeon general of the army. Mr. Baker and his party made the trip on an army transport which carried its usual quota of soldiers. Before leaving this country the Sec retary said he hoped the trip would not keep him away from the United States for a very long period. It is understood Mr. Ryan went abroad for the purpose of familiar izing himself with the airplane sit uation and to inspect the factories engaged in building planes for the American Army. General Gorgas will inspect the American Army hos pitals. Girl Barbers Engaged For New Hershey Shop Hershey, Sept. 9. —Within two weeks Hershey will be safety razor less. This is the prediction made by prominent citizens of the town when they heard the announcement that women will be employed as barbers here. The new barbershop is to be located In the Central theater build ing and it is expected that the fe t male "workmen" will begin in their new positions in the next few weeks. I "Let me tell you, there's going to be a raid on that barbershop. Safety razor companies won't sell any blades In this little village. Everybody's be shaved by the barber." quoth a trusty old prophet, when he heard the glad news. CAIt STOPS CHANGED Cars hereafter will stop at Thir teenth and Market streets according to a new schedule, in order to re lieve congestion of nrvnir Park cars outward bound will i ! v*i^"s^neteenth. S Wp"n [teenth side of the corner. NURSE FROM CITY MEETS LOCALLADS AT BATTLEFIELD Miss Feister Takes Care of' Harrisburg Boys Coming Out of Fight -s-y yyy'- , Krajphk. v fWNHfy - " 1 *? nfFi m < ~ s ''H st- ys HARRY MILLER "What's that; you're from Harris burg? Say, if I'm not glad to see you!" Can you imagine, friend stay-at home, what this greeting must sig nify over there, four thousand miles from home, when folks meet l'rom the same neighborhood in old Penn sylvania. Can you sense the thrill of gripping hands with some one who knows all about you, your family and your friends, especially if you happen to be wounded and hunger for the sight of a familiar face. Cheering adventures of this sort seem to have befallen in uncommon me.sure a trained nurse of this neighborhood, Miss Blanche I. Feis ter, who has written a letter to Mrs. Bernard Wautersz, of Gettysburg, a long and intimqte friend and a resi dent of Harrisburg until a year ago. She made the acquaintance of Miss Feister when the latter was grad uating from the Harrisburg Hospital in the class of 1916 and kept up the acquaintance while Miss Feister was| engaged in private nursing and until she volunteered for service in France. Miss Feister wrote: "You will be surprised to receive a letter from me. I know you have been getting a few from this side for I saw your dear boy yesterday. 1 was never so surprised in my life and 1 guess he was just as surprised for he showed it. He told me he heard there were some nurses in the town and they wcr'e all going to 'doll up' and come down. Then he heard one was from Harrisburg and she wis a stout blonde. He had me in mind but could not think of my name, so when he came in and met one of the nurses he told her he had a message for the nurse from Harrisburg and they sent for me. "He looks just fine, so please do not think he is hurt or sick, for he never looked better in his life. How proud you would he if you could see your boy and every one of them. They are surprising ever one of us and I know it is the spirit of their mothers that make them so. I never saw anything like them. How for tunate you are in having a boy so capable of doing what he is doing. "You people are all doing your big bit at home as wcare here, and just as much, for without the back ing we can't do much. How proud we all are that we are Americans and from the' U. S. A. Wc will ap preciate home more when we get back. "I am especially glad'l am from Pennsylvania when I hear what our division is doing. They are right in it and have them on the run. They are cabled 'iron men' instead of •Keystone men.' "Am so glad I can be with our home division. It seems more like home. Saw Col. Maurice E. Finney, from Harrisburg, the other day, also Lieutenant Spragg, my home den tist. We are moving farther up the line to-day. Our boys have been ad vancing so fast that we have to, too. "We surely have had all the real ities of war here. It is far worse than we read of, and I am sure our boys paid the price for what they got here." Miss Fiester is the kind of a good Samaritan who is on the job at the right time. Just think how cheering she must have looked to Corporal Harry Miller, of whose wounding the Telegraph has already had some ac count. Miller, secretary of the Hope Fire Company, and a passenger con ductor on the Middle Division, P. R. R., is in base hospital No. 19, Ameri can E. F., and he writes to his moth er a most vivid narrative of his es cape from death, telling: "On the morning of the 10th of August we were going from one town to another, across a bridge when 1 was hit on the knee with a machine gun bullet. I didn't mind it at first, but then it started to get stiff and I could not go ahead because there were Germans in the town and I knew I could not get fixed up there. So I hobbled hack and was very near where we started when a big shell burst right behind me and some of it went into my back, penetrating my abdomen and chest. I thought my time had come, and after about fif teen minutes two hospital men came along and found me and took me bAck, "It was there I met Miss Fiester. "Then I was taken to an evacua tion hospital and kept there five days; put on a train, riding for 24 hours. They sure have these trains fixed up with all conveniences. "On Sunday, August 18, I arrived at Vichy, France. They tell me it is one swell town, a great French sum mer resort, known the world over for its Vichy water which they get here from the springs. All the big hotels are now hospitals; I can lie in my bed and hear the music in the caba rets; we have nice clean soft beds and kind nurfees. They could not treat us any better. "Last night was the first I slept since I was hurt. I can. only lie in one position, my leg has a big iron splint on it. It does not hurt me at all, though I had quite a bit of pain yesterday when they took the stitches out." ADMIT LARGE CLASS A class of 105 new members was admitted at the meeting of Penn- Harris Lodge, No. 640. Brotherhood of Railway Clerks, held at 304 North Second streat. At the next meeting, to be held September 25, action, will be taken on the closing, of the char ter. LIEUTENANT SITES IN FRANCE Lieutenant Frank Boa: Site? lias arrived aafely in France, according to word received by his parents. Postmaster and Mrs. Frank G. Sites. He is attached to the Seventh Di vision Ammunition Train of the Mo tor Section, TTJLRJRISBUTtG TELEGR AJPH SPROUL TALKS PLAIN BUSINESS State to Give All It Can to Na tion and to Get Best of Ad ministrations From Him Pledges to do all that a. Governor of Pennsylvania could do to win the wnr and to give the Keystone State a business administration were made at the Montgomery county Republi can rally Saturday by Senator Wil liam C. Sproul. The Senator spoke to 1,500 Repub licans at the first big meeting of the Montgomery campaign. Men promi nent in the affairs of Montgomery county and a large delegation from the Eighth Congressional district heard the declaration of Senator Sproul, United States Senator Pen rose, Auditor General Charles A. Snyder, Congressman Henry Winflcld Watson, William I. Shaeffer, of Dela ware county; Edward E. Beidleman, candidate tor the Lieutenant .Gover norship; Gabriel S. Moyer, of Leba non county, and Freas Styer, chair man of Montgomery county. "Republicans and Republican principles will be needed to handle the important question of peace and the questions which follow with peace. We don't want and won't have a 'watchful waiting nor a 'too proud to fight peace,' but a real, substantial peace, one which will carry all its blessings to all peo- j pie," said Senator Sproul. "With the return to normal con ditions it ■will be necessary to give back to the people much of the power which has been vested in the Federal Government. The Repub lican party been the party which has made this country powerful and has made Pennsylvania 100 per cent, efficient industrially, the greatest in dustrial state in the nation. My platform is -well known and in my campaign for the governorship I'm standing on that platform. "Had the German people controlled their government, they would never have been misled Into this most ter rible of wars "The fidelity of Pennsylvanians has r:evcr been questioned. They're in tensely loyal to their government, and everyone is doing his part. "The real 100 per cent. Americans are to. be found among the Repub licans, despite the claim of the Democratic committee in its letter sent broadcast recently, in which it was emphasized that the Democrats were 100 pel- cent. American. "If elected Governor my adminis tration will be a purely business ad ministration, with always the point of making the Keystone State greater industrially and from every other viewpoint, as my primary thought.'' The Philadelphia Inquirer discuss ing the meeting, says: "There was nothing but the keenest intention to support this administration in its war plans evidenced, but it was strikingly apparent that the Repub licans believe and mean to have, in Pennsylvania at least, a voice in af fairs after the war. Speakers em phasized their belief that the Sixty sixth Congress will be strongly Re publican and emphasized the condi tion that in the conduct of economic affairs after the war, the same pol icy of Republicanism, declared to be responsible lor the splendid develop ment of the entire country, must be the prevailing policy." Senator Penrose particularly made thiß point strong when he declared; "The importance of consideration of things as they will be after the war cannot be underestimated. I refer particularly to economic conditions. We must have adequate protective measures to absolutely overcome any menace of Oriental or European in terference in economic affairs after the war. We'll have to provide work, at the right wage, to the thousands of soldiers when they come march ing home. "The Republican party has more than shown its ability to legislate successfully on the matters of this type; while, by contrast, the' Dem ocrats have made lamentable failures. "For our essential protection after ■the war we will want a peace that will mean our protection in evjry way. American blood is being shed and the American people are deter mined to have a peace in which they'll dictate their own terms and those terms will mean the absolute destroying of that thing called mili tarism —a peace wlflch will last for many, many'years. "The present administration has been vacillating in its frequent change of foreign policy. It has ad vanced very far from its early stages when It was 'too proud to fight' ar:d wanted a 'peace without victory." The Republicans can most certainly be cohnted upon to carry a far more patriotic, consistent, logical policy in all things applied to considerations of this type." After paying a marked to Sen ator Sproul, as the 'one man In 'he state best fitted to give this state a real business administration," Ed ward E. Beidlemari, candidate for Lieutenant Governor, declared: "Pennsylvania, New York, Massachu setts and Illinois are leading this na tion in this war. No fewer than 286,000 Pennsylvania boys had been sent overseas August first—more than had been sent from all the southern states combined. At least sixty per cent, of all the munitions are made in this state. We're in ihis war to win for Pennsylvania and all the states, and all the people. The one mistake was that war wasn't declared when the Lusitania was sunk; polLles should have been ad journed and war declared. A Repub lican Congress must be a certainty, as the result of the next election. We want the war over and done with and our boys home again." COMMERCIAL SECRETARIES HOLD SESSION HERE A disucssion on how to plan and accomplish more effective war work featured the meeting of the execu tive committee of the Pennsylvania Commercial Secretries' Association in the Harrisburg Chamber of Com merce. Saturday. The members of the executive committee are: G. W. Lemon, secretary of the Johnstown Board of Trade; C. H. Heintzelmun, secretary of the Coates ville Chamber of Commerce; A. D. McMillan, secretary of the Reading Chamber of Commerce; S. Millener, secretary of the Willlamsport Board of Trade, and I'. Weidner, secretary of the York Chamber of Commerce. REAL ESTATE BOARD TO MEET THIS EVENING The Harrisburg real estate board will meet in the Chamber of Com merce this evening at 8 o'clock, when a nominating committee will be ap pointed in preparation for the Oc tober election. The present officers are: J. E. Gipple, president; H. M. Bird, vice-president; Charles Adler, treasurer; S. G. Backenstoss, secre tary. \ SAYS FOUR HOBIIEI) HIM George Wright. 1207 Bailey street, was assaulted and robbed early Sun day morning, by Arthur Hilton, Frank Davis, JSdward Mooney and Sophie GUroy. according to charges brought against them. They were arrested yesterday. The robbery is said to haVe occurred at Cameron and Cumberland struts. I Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart 350 Women's New Fall Coats Attractive Styles: Special Values at $35.00, $39.50, $42.50,' $45.00, $47.50, $55.00 Style 721 Style 701 Style 806 Style 715 Style 707 $35.00 $55.00 $69.50 $39.50 $69.50 We've been planning for this pre-opening sale of Fall and Winter Coats for the last month, and in our search for ade quate quality and distinctive styles we procured values which we do not believe will be duplicated at any other time during the present season. Our efforts were directed toward garments of a fashionable type of desirable materials and of careful tailoring—and the results of our work will be seen at a glance in the groups which go on sale to-morrow. Two styles in Plush Three styles in Velour Three styles in Pom Pom Many styles in Silvertone Several styles in Crystal Cloth Three styles in Frieze The linings, the finishing and the workmanship down to the la'st detail are of a kind which you would expect to find only in coats of the highest type. The pockets are uniquely fashioned and the cut of sleeves and collars indicate the work of mas ter designers. The range of colors is especially pleasing and the most likable are those in brown, khaki, reindeer, Belgian, taupe, beaver, plum, claret, navy and black, 'Materials are frieze, pompom, Bolivia, silver tip velours, silvertones, crystal cloth and velour. Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Second Floor. After This Season the Height of F^ sh ' Ne^ st y' esin ° Dress Cottons Women's Shoes Will Be Regu- large checks, stripes and lated by the Government p "55*2? scSK ** Ginghams, in fancy plaids. And the order has already been issued to shoe manufacturers that hereafter women's stripes, staple checks a.id shoes may not be higher than eight inches. However, the shoes for the Fall and Winter plain shades. Yard .. season, 1918-19, were cut before this order became effective, so women may buy high shoes bincy rS p"awT tC Yard B " now without fear of violating a restriction. ' 5t.25 , Silk muslin, 36 Inches wide, in The New Shoes Are Ready nk!%W ,a !;."vis? °Z Silk poplin, 36 inches wide, Toes are narrower, vamps are long and heels of the Louis type are as high as ever. At 3 y a< }.™ for servlceable dr< j^ the same time you may expect to find styles that are more moderate, with Cuban and low Silk faile, 36 inches wide," half silk, in a beautiful line of shades Rich dark tan calfskins are highly favored, with greys and blacks still holding a position and " m ht!l ' Hh sstTund $1,25 of popularity. Si,k crc-pe de chine, half siik; Fall and Winter Boots, W6.00 to $15.00. . "OSSSSk in'S'.irfE Spat Fumps, $0.50. Spats, $3.00 to $5.00. ranse ot colors. Yard ...,50c Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Market Street Section. Street Floor. t Serges and Other Desirable A Wealth of Drapery Fabrics For Fall Skirts Fabrics Ready orir] vIFpZiZiF Delightful colors will brighten dull Winter days if these dl lvl OLi CJtJ L A-JL vogvO new curtain materials are brought into use in the draping of Out purchases for the present season were made a home The moment you see them you'll want to ad vear ago, at a time when we believed little desirable mer- vance y° ur decorative schemes for the new season. *1 J- -..id .a-.™ the |.,1„, the ™ancy Scrim, in plaid and stripe patterns. Yard .... 50c and 65c chandtse would be procurable twelve months later, with t e Scotch Madras, in cream grounds with small pieces of rose, gold result that we are able to present fine quality all wool weaves and blue. Yard 50c at far less than current market prices. ' Heavy Cretonne, In double print patterns for upholstery purposes 2.7 . , . . ,j j e ,• . t , . and knitting bags. Yard $l.OO The materials now in greatest demand for skirts and street Ticking for pillows, in whito grounds with pink, blue or mixed dresses include these special values— colors. Yard $ soc to 75c ... awan-c Sateen and Silkoline in many patterns for draperies and comfort- ALL-WOOL SERGE ableB yapd 25c to 50c 36-inch width. Yard si.-o Denim and Burlap in green, brown and blue. Yard .. 50c to 75c 42-inch width. Yard $1.95 Fancy stripe Denim in green. Yard 75,. * 44-inch width. Yard $2.50 , 54-inchw,dth. Yard ALI ;—-- PLINS $4.00 toso.oo Curtains of Lace, Voile arid Scrim 39 to 54 inches wide, in Fall's best color range, yd., $1.59 to $l.OO Lace Curtrainrs in small square mesh patterns, running through ' WOOL VELOURS and lace-trimmed edges. Paii; $2.50 to $1.50 Heavy and lightweight Velours in twelve of the season s best edSVa* 6 . shades, 54 inches wide. Yard $1.50 to $O.OO Scrim Curtains with hemstitched hem and lace or braid-trimmed SKIRTING PLAIDS , edge. Fair $2.50 to $5.00 Some of them are cotton mixed, while the better grades are all Plain hemstitched Curtains in ecrue and white. Pair, $2.00 to $l.OO wool; rich color combinations are shown in 36 to 54-inch widths. Curtains for doorways in plain or mixed colors. Pair, Yard 89c to $1.95 ....... . $0.50 anil $8.50 7ERSEY- CLOTHS Tapesty Curtains in blue, rose, brown and green. Pair, All wool', 54 inches wide: all desirable dress shades. Yard. $1.50 Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart Third Floor * J " 5 ° l ° SH-5 ° SILVER FOX AND SILVERTONE Pure wool Silver Fox, shot with threads of white; six new shades, 54 inches wide, are shown at, yard $6.00 4 1 Cl*ll A * • • .sr?ss coa ' ms '.' n 0,n ' Autumn bilks Arriving in Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Street Floor. q p iO, , Great Profusion feHVG r GH.cn btones HTICI And it will be a matter of splendid economy to choose O A n 11- T7l n ry ear!y ' as prices are steadil y "sing. have Uur OOldierS r rom Vjerman (jTcIS New Plaid weaves and fancy Silks with satin stripes in pleasing color tones are ready in fifteen distinct patterns; they are 36 inches Peach stones produce carbon and carbon is an essential requisite wide. Yard $1.05 in a gas mask. This carbon destroys the deadly effects of the poi- Taffeta and satin Plaids, 36 inches wide. Yard . . $2.25 and $2.50 sonous gases. * Skirting stripes in fancy color combinations are $2.00 a yard. Save a life of a son of America by saving peach stones. thf seasons m^t OW /2 t ?.'° r . 75 Dry the peach stones and bring them to the store, where you Cinderella Silks in quaint patterns for lining purposes are 4o'inchcs will find a receptacle for them at the I-ourth Street Entrance. wide. Yard $B5O Save apricot, plum, prune, cherry and olive pits, date seeds, wal- Printed and plaid Voiles are desirable where the style of frock nuts, hickory nuts, butter nuts and shells of these nuts. allows the use of a combination. Yard $3.00 Dives Pomeroy & Stewart. Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Street Floor. r SEPTEMBER 9, 1918.