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NEWS OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA AND CITY'S SUBURBS 53 IN LEBANON VALLEY CLASS Program For Commencement Exercises of Fifty-Third Year's Graduation Annville. Pa.. June 16.—Com mencement at Lebanon V alley Col lege opened yesterday morning with the baccalaureate sermon by the Rev Dr. J- Balmer Showers, of Bonebrake Theological Seminary. In the evening at 6.30 union campus praise services were held. At 7.JU the annual address before the Chris tian Association was delivered by the Rev Dr. S. C. Erick. superin tendent of the East Pennsylvania C °Tlfe 6 program for the week fol -10 Monday. June 16—2 p. m., an nual meeting of board Of trustees; 4 n m.. lw oration. Miss Edna Weidler; S p. exercises by the graduating classes of the Conserva tory of Music and the Department 0f June 17-9.30 a. meeting board of trustees continued. 2 p. m.. class day exercises, b.30 p. m. alumni public program. S.oO p. m.. alumni banquet. Wednesday. June 1$ —10 a. m. fiftv-third annual commencement. orator. Bvron W. King. A. M . Ph. D f President Byron W. King School of Oratory; conferring of V,,- -President G. D. Gossard. s.l . ? m.y annual play. "The Winter s I Tale" (Shakespeare). The following: is the list of grad- department—Susan C. Bachman. Lebanon; BenJaminP. ■Raker York; Lottie M. Batciori. Lebanon: Ada C. Annvilbs^ F or ßoughfer ß Kne r Emma I. | Boyer. Reading: Walter E. Bunder man. I.ebanon: Edward F. Castette. fnorr°Samue? e T a Dundoref 'Mount Aetna: Martha E. Early. Palmyra: William T. Evans, Lykens, Anna B. Falnacht, Palmyra: Fencil. Annville; •Harvey K. Gey . i Kathrvn S. Gingrich. Lu k- LebinonVTrankje A. Kline Tower Chambers- | burg; Mabel E. Moore. I-ancaster; . Carolyn A. Miller Waynesboro. J. , E Oliver. Martinsburg. • v a. _. v. i Wilbert Peck. Chambcrsburg: Bus- , sell H. Rhoads. Lykene.J. Pan Ruor Harrisburg: Martha v., Schmidt. Lebanon: Elena E. ' Churchville. \ ac. Ralph L^Bloat. Rame P v° Grace' E. Snyder. Boiling Springs: Rufus H. Snyder. Man heim: Earl H. Tschudy. Lebanon., Edna M Weidler. Cherry Creek. N. . T ' Rov D. Wingerd. Chambersburg. Harry 's. Tetter. Stevens; Jessie O. Zeieler. Elizabethville. The music graduates are K®* , R. Bordener, piano. Fred^ i . Hattie Mae Kennedy, public school music. Palmyra: Helen E. Land eraf public school music, Lebanon. Emma M. Whitmeyer, pipe organ. Al Mrs. le Violet Mark Kretder will graduate in oratory. DIVORCES ORE A KRECORD Mlffllntovrn. Pa.. June 16.—Little old Juniata county,, wherein marital fidelity holds a particularly high place was shocked and startled last week', when Juniata county court; broke all records for granting di-j vorces. Five were granted in one dav The cases were: Laura E. Car wall vs. James E. Carwell; Pearl | L. Martin vs. Darwin L. Martin; Ella J. Ellsesser vs. Daniel Ellsesser.l Daniel B. Swartz vs. Elizabeth W. ; Swartz; Cloyd S. Renninger vs. Bessie situation in the startled little county | that newspaper editors discussed it j May Renninger. So serious was the j editorially. K. OF G. E. OFFICERS Mount Wolf, Pa.. June 16.—Offi cers were elected for the ensuing year by Mount Wolf Lodge. No. 154, Knights of Golden Eagles, as fol lows: Noble ihief, Wallace Kunkel; vice noble chief. Harry Kann: sir herald. Charles Shearer; high priest. David Rodes; venerable hermit. Har man Greiman. These officers will be installed at a near future meeting. CHILDREN'S DAY AT DAUPHIN Dauphin, Pa.. June 16.—Children's day exercises were held in the Pres byterian Church Sunday morning. The children were trained by Mrs. Robert Ramsey and Miss Elizabeth Pcffenberger and a delightful pro gram was rendered. The ofcurch was profusely decorated with ram bler roses, daisies and honeysuckle. CHARLES G. BOWMAN DIES Dauphin, Pa., June 16.—Word has been received here of the death of Charles G. Bowman at his home at Erie. Mr. Bowman was a native of Dauphin and a brother of Mrs. Sam uel Maaney. The funeral will be held at Renovo. TIME FOR Shredded Wheat With Strawberries Deliriously Nourishing and Satisfying /I Real, Sumnter Life-SaVer WL- b ' '<■ ' MONDAY EVENING, CUMBERLAND VALLEY ITEMS HONOR STUDENTS AT DICKINSON ! Harrisburg Well Represented J on List of Special Merit Winners at Carlisle Carlisle, June 16, — Harrisburg and Cumberland county students' figured i high in the list of honor winners at | Dickinson College. Announcement has just been made of the honor , students. The hundred and thirty sixth annual commencement at the | institution starts on Thursday even : ing. Elma May Houseman, of Carlisle. ' is valedictorian and Fayette N. Tal ley, Port Norris, salutatorian. Hon j orary orations for excellence in scholarship were awarded to Miss 1 Caroline Hatton, Harrisburg; Miss , Elma May Houseman. Carlisle; Fay- I etct X. Talley. Port Norris. X. J. Orations were awarded to Mrs. Edna Bagenstose, Carlisle; Miss Mildred I. Day, Harrisburg; Miss Isabel K. Eml slow, Mt. Joy; Sylvester M. Evans. Kinzer. The Rusling prize for first excellence in scholarship went to | Miss Houseman and the Senior Pat ; ton prize was awarded to Miss Esther : A. B. Popel, Harrisburg. The following, because of high I scholarship were elected members of the Phi Beta Kappa; Miss Margar et A. Butler, Harrisburg; Miss Beatrie A. Carmitchell, Strong; Her \ bcrt G. Hamme, Brodbeek; Miss | Caroline Hatton. Harrisburg: Miss Elma May Houseman, Carlisle: Miss Esther A. B. Popel, Harrisburg; ' Fayette X. Talley, Port Norris. X. J. ' The following is the list of gradu : ates: A section —Elma May Houseman, i Carlisle; Fayette X. Talley. Port i Xorris, X. J. B section —Mrs. Edna Bagenstose, i Carlisle; Anna M. Bell, Harrisburg; : Cornelius V. Bubh, Glen Rock; Mar- J garet A. Butler, Harrisburg; Beatrice | E. Carmitchell Strong: Lilian Esther I Caufman, Carlisle; M. Clare Cole | man. Punxsutawney: Mildred I. Day, | Harrisburg; Sylvester M. Evans, i Kinzer; Ethel Mae Ginter. Carlisle; ■ Herbert G. Ha'mme, Brodbeek: Mary jCaroline Hatton. Harrisburg; William •' G. Jefferson, Steelton; Floyd C. Lep | perd. Duncannon; Edwin B. Long, j Harrisburg; Bessie Pengelly, Hazel j ton; Esther A. B. Popel, Harrisburg; ! George H. Rupp, Shiremanstown; | Margaret C. Spotts, Blain: John A. I Strausbaugh, Hanover; Emma M. [ Swain, Cape May City. X. J.; Esther ;S. Wcngert, Harrisburg; Helen L. ! Witmer, Lancaster. ! C section—Ada E. Bacon, Glencoe, j Md.; Paul E. Beaver, Altoona: Ger | aldine R. Collins, Clearfield; Marion . E. Crirn. York; Charles E. Davis ; Wilmington. Del.: Thomas F. Fagan, Chester; Ruth E. Fisher, Lancas ter; John W. Garrett, Waynesboro; Walter J. Glowa, fehamokirr; Joseph L. Hilbush, Newville; Mariette W. Holton, Pedricktown, X. J.; Lester F. Johnson. Rehoboth, Del.; Clyde I. Kelchner, Berwick; William G. Kim eastermel. Carlisle; Catherine I-o bach. Lancaster; Marie Louise Mer ril, Showhegan, Md.; Thomas C. Mills, Ginter: Robert E. Minnich, Wiconisco; Edna M. Myers. New ville; Ira S. Pimm, Camden, X ; J.; Ruth L. Niesley, Carlisle; Harry E. Simmons, Conemaugh; Blanche E. Stewart, Hollidaysburg; Marlin S. jUnger, Shamokin; Samuel Watts, j Bellevile. D section—Richard Lins, Carlisle. I In addition Arthur W. Allen, Haz j elton; Samuel E. Hoff, Lykens, and IW. M. Stapleton, Pottsville, were | graduated without section. District Convention of Knights of Mystic Chain Gettysburg, Pa., June 16.—Delc ' gates of the Ancient Order Knights I of the Mystic Chain held their an | nnual district convention for the counties of York and Adams in the i hall of the organization here. Busi i ness sessions occupied the time of ] the representatives from the twelve ; castles in the two counties through | out the morning and several hours in i the afternoon, followed by a parajlt" 'through town and a competitive i drill of degree teams on the Kurtz i playground. i The reports submitted show a i membership of twenty-four hundred | in the twelve castles in the district. Windsor, York county, was chosen : as the place of meeting next year. | REUNION OF CATTLEMEN Blain, Pa., June 16.—About one I hundred people from Perry, Cum -1 berland and Franklin counties, at tended the annual cattlemen's re union on Friday, at Three Square | Hollow, the old salting grounds. At the reunion the Rev. Mr. Weav j er. of Cumberland county, made an 'address. A basket dinner was served (at the springs. YORK HAVEN GETS FINE TOWN HALL Paper Company Lets Contract For Structure It Will Erect on Priincipal Street York Haven, Pa.„ Juno 16.— The contract for the town hall to be erected by the York Haven Paper Company, at Pennsylvania avenue and Main street, has been let to J. W. Hartley, a York contractor. Mantle Fielding, of Philadelphia, is ! the architect. The structure will be ! erected at a cost approximating $50,000, it is said. A survey of the | site was made Saturday. Waynesboro Nurse Girl Weds Army Surgeon Waynesboro, Pa., June 16. —Dr. Samuel B. Thomas, of the United States Medical Corps, with the rank of lieutenant, and Miss Maude Kirk patrick, both of Waynesboro, eluded their friends here'and staged a quiet wedding in Philaelphia on- Memorial Day. This mariago is the culmina tion of a romance that bdgun when the hr-ide was employed as a nurse in the office of the bridegroom in this city. Dr. Thomas graduated from Jeffer son College. Philadelphia, in 1911, and located in the practice here, where he w'as highly successful. For the past two years he has been on the United States surgical staff at Camp Meigs, with the rank of lieu tenant. Mrs. Thomas has been for some time engaged as a nurse in a military hospital at Tcwson, Md. They will reside here when Dr. Thomas obtains his discharge from the service. New Afternoon Newspaper Appears at Waynesboro Waynesboro, Pa., June 16.—The Waynesboro Press, the new afternoon daily paper, has appeared. It is an eight-page, seven-column form and the first issue teems with live locals and the general news up to time of issue. The owners and publishers are John H. Zink a graduate from the Scotland Orphans School and now head of The Heat & Power Corpora tion at Baltimore, and Walter T. Todd, for the past thirteen years connected with the Waynesboro Daily Herald, in the capacity of gen eral manager. The editor is N. Bruce Martin, founder of the Blue Ridge Zephyr, Waynesboro's daily paper and connected in an editorial capacity with The Daily Herald and local papers for a period of thirty years. The Press announces that it will be independent and nonpartisan, and "the square deal for all" is its motto. SUICIDE BURIED Chambcrsburg, Pa., June 16. Funeral services were held here this afternoon over the body of Howard L. Shetter, ice dealer, who on Friday aft ernoon committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with a revolver in a wagon shed in the rear of his home in Lincoln Way East. Union Memorial Services of Railroad Brotherhoods Columbia, Pa., June 16.—Union memorial services under the au spices of Columbia Division No. 104, Brotherhood of Locomotive En gineers; Columbia Lodge No. 252, Brotherhood of locomotive Firemen and Engineers; Columbia Lodge No. 117, Brotherhood of Railway Train men, and Susquehanna Division Xo. 331, Order of Railway Conductors, with their auxiliaries, were held yesterday afternoon in the Bucher building, with Harry A. Bennett presiding. There was a musical pro gram, the calling of the roil of de ceased members and addresses by the Rev. Dr. A. M. Mehrkani, of St. John's Lutheran Church, and the Rev. George W. Brown, rector of St. Peter's Roman Catholic parish. I MRS. SOLOMON* GERMAN DEAD Marietta. June 16.—Mrs. Solomon Gehman, aged 90, the oldest resi dent of Churchtown. Lancaster county, died Saturday from the ef fects of a stroke. She was a worker of the Red Cross and descended from a prominent family. Besides her husband, four children, fourtene grandchildren and two great-grand children survive. She was a mem ber of the Mennonite church. BOY BITTEN BY SNAKE Duncanpon, Fa., June 16.—Earl Miller, the 7-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Miller, of Allen's Cove, Penn township, was bitten on the foot by a copperhead snake. His leg is badly swollen. fjflfeVl TELEGR3KPS DRIVER FINDS PARENTS HURT Call For Chambersburg Am bulance in Automobile Ac cident Brings Son Chambersburg, Pa., June 16. When a call came to the garage of John D. Schaal yesterday, asking that the Chambersburg Hospital ambulance be sent immediately to Salem Church, along the Scotland road, north of town, Lloyd Dunkie. an employe of the ga rage was sent to answer the call. The call did-not state the nature of the accident, or who the injured parties were, but when young Dunkie arrived on the scene he found that the persons injured were his father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. G. Frank Dunkie, of Chambersburg. Mr. and Mrs. Dunkie and two of their children were riding in their au tomobile and were rounding a sharp curie, when a speeding motorcycle confronted them. To avoid a collision. Mr. Dunkie turned abruptly to the side of the road and in so doing his car was upset The occupants were thrown out I and Mrs. Dunkie sustained a frac tured right leg and a fractured finger on her right hand, while Mr. Dunkie received several severe lacerations about the head, bruises over his body and possible internal injuries. Both were taken to the hospital ana re mained there for treatment. Neither of the children was hurt. AMERICAN LEGION POST Waynesboro, Pa., June 14. —An application has been- forwarded to State headquarters by fifteen local service men, recently discharged, for a charter for Post No. 15, Pennsyl vania Division of the American Leg ion. The application will be acted upon and the local "doughboys" ex pect to get their chartc next week, when they will proceed to organize. They expect to start with a member ship of one hundred. MGHTNIXG STRIKES HOUSE Chambersburg, Pa., June 16. Purine a severe electrical storm which , passed over this place at 6 o'clock last i-evening, lightning struck the home of Mrs. Emnja Spahr in West Burk hart avenue and knocked a large hole in the slate roof of the dwelling, at the same time playing some queer pranks and knocking things topsy-turvy within the house. Suburban Notes HI'MMKIiSTOWX Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Schaeffer, of Tacoma, Wash., are visiting at the home of the former's mother, Mrs. Lizzie Schaeffer. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Delmler have returned from Panama, where they sprfnt several months, and are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cassel. Howard Holsberg, of the Naval service and stationed at the Brook lyn Navy yard, was mustered out of service and arrived home Saturday. _ Miss Leta Alwein, of Philadelphia, is spending several days with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Al weln. Miss Helen Zerfoss, a teacher in the public schools at Cape May, N. J., is spending the summer with her brother, Samuel B. Zerfoss, and fam ily. Joseph Hoffman spent Sunday among friends at Philadelphia. Miss Caroline Schaffner, a student at Hood College, Frederick, Md., is spending vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Schaffner. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Alwein spent yesterday at Harrisburg, the guest of their daughter. Mrs. Ross Cassel. Mr. and Mrs. Stecher are spending several days "at Philadel phia. Harry Sutclifte, recently returned from France, is spending a furlough of a week with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Sutclifte. Miss Anna Snavely and Miss Anna belle Bowers, of Middletown, spent yesterday with their cousin, Miss Caroline Rudy. Wallace Gerhart, of Reading, spent yesterday at the home of Benjamin F. Bomgardner. Miss Elizabeth Rudy, of -.Harris burg, spent the weekend at the home of her brother. William Rudy. Ammon Hitz, of Harrisburg, spert yesterday in totkrn. ANNVILLE Miss Sarah Bachman? of East Main street, entertained the at dinner on Wednesday evening: Mrs. Samuel Louser and Mrs. McAvon. and Miss Selma Reinhold, of Lebanon; Miss Virginia Witmer and Miss Virgle Bachman, of Ann | ville. Mrs. J. Wells left on Thursday for Boston, Mass., where she will attend the funeral of her brother. Captain Frank Erico, of Atlantic City, N. J., was the guest of Mrs. Elizabeth Henry on Thursday, Cap tain Erico spent two years abroad in the milttary service. Miss Katheryn Stein left to-day for Wilkes-Barre, where she will attefrd the commencement exercises of the Wilkes-Barre High School, from which school her neice, Miss Eleanor Stein, will graduate. Both young ladies will take the examinations for entrance at Mount Holyoke College at South Hadley, Mass. Prof, and Mrs. S. H Derickson and children George and Mary Elizabeth spent Friday at Reading. Jared Horn spent several days at Philadelphia. Prof, and Mrs. V. Earl Light, of this place, returned Friday, from Uniontown, to spend their summer vacation here. Prof. Light, who is a former mem ber of the Annville High School fac ulty, hold a similar position in the Uniontown High School. Howard Shope, of Hummelstown, who recently returned from France, was the guest of his uncle, John S. Shope, and family. YORK HAVEN Miss Minnie Clinosky, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wolf Clinosky, was among the class of graduates from the York High School on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Freeman and family, and Claude and Elsworth Spangler. attended the Selmser-Ma yer wedding at York on Thursday. G. E. Walrath returned from a month's trip to Magnolia, Columbus and other points in Ohio. -Mrs. Sarah Miller returned to her home at Glen Rock, after spending a week with her daughter, Mrs. Irvin Heathcote. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Green have returned from a week's trip to Camp Hill, Harrisburg and Steelton. George Smith, of Baltimore, was a guest at the home of Mrs. Phoebe Melhorn, BIG MAIL PLANE IN DAUPHIN FIELD Compelled to Come Down Owing to Leaking Gasoline Tank, Reeumes Flight Danphln, Pa., June 16., The United States mail plane. No. 78, which was forced to land in a wheat Held near town Saturday afternoon on account of a leaking gasoline tank, resumed its flight from, New York to Bellefonte yesterday after noon at 3 o'clock. The machine had' been slightly damaged by landing in the field of wheat, which the avia tor had mistaken for grass. Help was brought from Mtddletown. how ever. and after several attempts, the machine went on its way. ELKS HONOR FLAG DAY Columbia, Pa., June 16.—Colum bia Lodge of Elks held exercises yes terday afternoon in their home in hondr of Flag Day, with Exalted Ruler John D. Allison presiding. Lieutenant IV. Gardiner Conklin, just returned from overseas, paid a tribute to the flag and Sergeant William J. Fleckenstein gave a his tory of the flag. There were floral decorations, one in the form of a bell, and Edward F. F"ager sang a solo. IXIDGKMEN AT SERVICE York Haven, Pa., June 16.— A large delegation of members of York Haven Lodge, No. 491, Knights of Pythias, last night attended divine services at the United Brethren church, where they heard a sermon delivered by the pastor,'the Rev. J. H. Schmitt. There's no reason why a merchant should worry about his income tax report or his store records average storekeeper who uses a bank check book and an up-to-date National Cash Register can get the figures which tell him how his business stands every day, and the figures he needs for his income tax report once a year. From his check book and bills: He can get* the cost of running his store, cost of mer chandise bought, and a record of payments made. From his National Cash Register: He can get a record of his store transactions: (D Cash Sales (D Received on Account (D Charge Sales 0 Petty Cash Paid Out These store transactions are the basis of his gross in come. They total sixty per cent to ninety per cent of the details occupying his time and clerical labor. They must be made rapidly during the rush of selling. They are hard to get, hard to keep, impossible to verify, and expensive to record unless he uses a modern National Cash Register. National Cash Register figures are the foundation for ac counting systems in stores all over the world. A post card i or phone call will bring you full information about the way a modern N. C. R. System will keep your store records by machinery. N. R. BLACK, Branch Manager The National Cash Register Company 105 Market Street, Harrisburg ; s WEST SHORE NEWS New Cumberland Juniors Give Banquet to Graduates New Cumberland, Pa., June 16. The Junior class of the High school entertained the graduating class of 1919 in the High school room on Friday evening. The room was at tractively decorated with the Junior colors, green and gold. The pro gram follows: Song, by school; piano duet, Luetta Kaufman and Evelyn Freeburn. Mock commence ment exercises of graduating class was given by the Juniors. They im personated the orchestra, gave class songs, essays and class history. Ad dresses were made by Dr. George Becht and County Superintendent J. Kelso Greene. Presentation of di plomas was made by the president of the School Board. Other features of the program were a quartet by Katliryn Seip, Dorothy Heffleman, Clark Bair and Paul Brown. The banquet was served in one of the lower rooms. Palms, ferns and the Senior colors, crimson and steel, were carried out in the decorations. Dancing followed the banquet. The, guests were Seniors, Juniors, Sopho mores, teachers, board of directors and their wives. ADOPTS LITTLE GIRL I New Cumberland, Pa.. June 16. Mr. and Mrs. George Watkins, of Market street adopted Marion Hake, the eight-year-old daughter of Mrs. Ethel Hake. The father died of in fluenza last October, leaving seven children. EI.KWOOD TIGERS WIN New Cumberland, Pa., June 16. The Elkwood Tigers played a game with the Bellavista team on Friday afternoon. The score was 11-9 In favor of the Tigers. TUNE 16,4919. STORMS DAMAGE j SMALL FRUITS Heavy Rains and Winds Knock Plums and Cherries From Trees in Perry County Marysville, Pa., June 16. —Con- siderable damage resulted in Marys ville, and Perry county generally, from the severe storms of Saturday and yesterday. The heavy rains and hail storm of last evening especially wrough damage. Small frpits were knocked from the trees throughout the section in large quantities. The ground tinder peach and plum trees were filled j with small fruit blown from thetn. | In a number of cases more fruit was found under the trees than was contained on them. Considerable damage to cherry trees has been re ported. Large limbs were blown from trees in a number of cases in Marysville. In the rural sections the hail cut much of the crops to pieces. Corn and wheat fields suffered the great est damage. The damage from the storm of ' Saturday evening was not large. T.ight wires and telephone wires were down in several cases. Marys ville was without light for severali hours because of slight damage t the wires. When Your Liver is out of Order You know the signs—a, neavy head, sick stomach, 1 bad taste in the mouth,! latent dyspepsia. Pay strict attention to these symptoms and get prompt relief by using Beecham's Pills. A few doses will stimulate the liver, help the stomach, reg ulate the bowels and make a great difference in your general feeling. 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