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The Days News in Cities and Towns of Central Pennsylvania STATE MOVES IN i SUNBURY STRIKE (Burgess Issues Proclamation, Saying Authority Has Been Defied * gmibui y . Pa., Oct. 16.—The strike situation here has assumed a seri ous aspect. Yesterday the State -authorities notified the Sunbury mu nicipal officials that it would have tofflcen here to "adequately handle 'the situation." Chief Burgess Charles W. Cle ment has Issued a proclamation pro "hlblting loitering about town and serving notice that crowds will be -prohibited on the streets of the town. No public meetings are to be held. The proclamation set forth that a state of disorder exists, whereby au thority has been defied, property de stroyed, personal injuries inflicted and lives Jeopardized, and the rights of citizens interfered with in the face of a proclamation heretofore issued. Clashes occurred early yesterday morning between pickets and the 'workers and deputies at the Convert ing Works. Girls employed at the silk mill were roughly handled by igidls among the pickets. On one oc casion seven of those entering the plant were set upon. Their clothes ■were torn and they-were thrown ir.to the mud. Umbrellas were wielded and fists brandished. Increases in the number of em ployes returning to work were re ported yesterday by both the Sun bury Converting Works and the Sus quehanna Silk Mills, on the second day of the reopening of the plants. There were 650 at work in the Susquehanna Silk Mill, a score more than were there yesterday. The number employed at the time the mill closed "Seven weiks ago was 900. Th management of the Converting Works reported an Increase over yesterday. The first count yesterday morning showed 540. It was stated by the management that more re turned on Tuesday afternoon, and that still more came back yesterday morning. Six men were injured in clashes "between the police and striking mill workers. State sent here from Pottsville, checked The disturb ances and were patroling the streets last night. One arrest was made, the prisoner being charged with as saulting a policeman. He was given a hearing shortly afterward and sen tenced to jail. Q^o Have Your Eyes Examined by an experienced, reg- I listered optometrist of many years in the pro- | fession. Good glasses, includ ing a thorough exami nation of the eyes, as '" " $2.50 P. J. Baumgardner Registered Optometrist With 206 Market Street Q B\LI FORN i A MM Winter MjE Run away the snow, the cold and |§ff p J Sunshine bracing ah- will help repair You may live at resort hotels, inland or beside a summer sea. Or occupy your /mm En route visit the national parks, national /M® lK| monuments and other winter resorts. sJffp' Ask for information about Excursion Fares to JPljP* j l|jp jjj|| booklets, on request. Let the local ticket agent help plan fim'j 1 your trip—or apply to the nearest Consolidated Ticket Office J|K. glflg fiS -~° T address nearest Travel Bureau, United States Railroad j2lf§ *9s VYmll MSHB Administration, 646 Transportation Bldg Chicago; 143 JftTi) llfeffSKS©! Liberty St., New York City, 602 Healey Bldg , Atlanta, TMi j JOBBKBH G. Please indicate the placet you wish to tee en route. Bg Sir_A~ II MMP jTißi THURSDAY^EVENING, Carlisle Earns Trophy Because of Good War Work Carlisle, Pa., Oct. 16.—Because of the excellent record made by" Cum berland county in war work the com munity has been awarded a German cannon captured in the drive in the Argonne. The cannon is expected to arrive soon and formal dedicatory services will bo held. It will be placed on the lawn in front of the Cumberland county courthouse, flanking the Soldiers and Sailors' Monument of Civil War days and trophy guns of that period. The site for the cannon will bo ou the limits of the old public square which was laid out when the towu was formed 118 years ago. Cumberland county raised over 810.000,000 for war purposes and the Victory Loan was floated without a campaign. George E. Lloyd, Lib erty Loan chairman, was instrumen tal in securing the gun. Novel Wedding Takes Place in Berks Cave Reading, Pa_ Oct. 16.—One of the most novel weddings ever held in Berks county took place yesterday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. In Crystal Cave, near Virginsville, Richmond township, when Miss Marion, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. William Kurtz. Roxborough, became the bride of Francis J. Finley, of Philadelphia. This was the first ceremony of its kind ever performed in this cave since its discovery in 1871, and sev eral hundred people were present to witness the tieing of the knot. Woman Who Died Here Is Buried in Marietta Marietta. Pa., Oct. 16.—The fu neral of Mrs. Sara Eagle, who died at Harrisburg, was held on Wednes day morning from St. John's Epis copal church, she being the oldest member of this church. The Rev. Orlando H. Bridgman, a former rec tor of St. John's, but now of Harris burg, was the officiating clergyman. Burial was made in the Eagle plot in the Marietta cemetery. Knitting Mills Offer Employment For Fifty Grccncastle, Pa., Oct. 16. The Windsor Knitting Mills of Green castle are closed down this week while the machinery is being moved to the new building recently pur chased by the owners from the Em merson-Brantingliam Company. If help can be scured 50 new machines will be installed in the new building which is being fitted out with mod ern improvements. SING With False Teeth? SURE Dr. Wernet's Powder Kevps them firm. Prevents sore gums. White. Flavored. Antiseptic. If your dental plate is loose or drops, to get instant relief use Dr. Wernet's Powder regularly. You can eqf, laugh, talk with ease. Guaranteed by Wernet Dental Mfg. Co. 116 Beekman St., N. Y. 25c, 50c, & SI.OO At Drug and Department Stores. Rcfusi imita'io-e TL- r> theorirrinatnoiuder , LUTHERAN SYNOD IN WARM DEBATE Turns Down Getty Resolution Condemning Executive Body of Church Hanover, Pa., Oct. 16.—A1l recom mendations made in the report of the president, the Rev. Frederick G. Gotwald, were reported upon favor ably by the committee on the presi dent's reports at the session of the West Pennsylvania Synod of the Lu theran Church yesterday. Principal among these recommendations not previously stated In press reports was one setting a standard for pas tor's salaries for every charge at a minimum of $1,200 a year, and parsonage. Three members of the board of trustees of the Tressler Orphans' Home at Loysville were elected yes terday. as follows: The Rev. H. A. Anstadt, Chambersburg, for three years; the Rev. G. Albert Getty, York, to fill the unexpired term of the Rev. G. A. Diffenderfer, do ceased, and George E. NefT, York, elected as a lay member of the board. The Rev. E. G. Miller, secretary of the board of ministerial relief, explained the preachers' pension plan of the church. The plan pro poses a pension of S3OO a year for any minister over 65 years of age, who has served as a pastor of the Lutheran church for 20 years or more; S2OO a year for dependent widows of ministers of the church, and SSO a year for each child under 16 years of age. Attorney George E„ Neff, York, trustee of the Tress ler Orphans' Home, In speaking be fore the synod yesterday, urged in creased financial Bupport for the home and the erection of a new building for children between the ageo of 3 and 6. Th© matter was referred to a committee which will report later in the session. Charging the executive board of the United Lutheran Church in America with exceeding the author ity invested in it by the merger con vention, which organized the United Lutheran Church, and by the con stitution subsequently adopted, tho Rev. G. Albert Getty, pastor of Zlon Lutheran Church, York, attacked a i recommendation submitted by Presi dent Gotwald, calling for the as sumption of an apportionment of $65,929, fixed by the executive board and offered in its stead a series of resolutions condemning the entire financial plan devised by the board. After a debate lasting three hours Dr. Getty's substitute resolutions were defeated. Dr. Gotwald's origi nal recommendation being sustained. In reply to Dr. Getty's resolutions, Dr. Clutz, a member of the execu tive board of the United church, pleaded with the synod to give tho plan a fair trial for a year, and continued: "Those resolutions of Dr. Getty's were terrible. The language of them Is too harsh, too severe, too | -mdemnatory. I think he must have had a vinegar bottle too near his inkwell when he wrote them. They do not seem to me to be quite Christian in their spirit- I think that Dr. Getty rmjst have been car ried away with the fervor of his convictions." Former Mifflin Farmer > Prospers in Maryland Lewis town. Pa., Oct. 16.—Joseph Baxvl, who once farmed along' Back mountain near Reedsville, gave up farming in that section several years ago ar.d went to Maryland, There he purchased a farm and is prosper ous. He now has a carload of sweet potatoes on Ihe rail at Roe isvil'e for sale which he raised on his own farm. \ &XRRISBURG $&&&£& TELEGKXPH! NEWS GLEANINGS IN THE SMALLER TOWNS Happenings in the Daily Life of Folks Who Live Outside the Larger Cities and Boroughs of Central Pennsyl vania; What People Are Doing in Country Places Little Juniata creek that once was 20 feet wide and from six to eight feet deep now has become hut a babbling brook as it flows onward through New Bloomfield to meet the Susquehanan river at Duncannon. In years gone by the boys of Perry county could swim in its waters. Now they may cross it without wet ting their feet. Springs on either side of it made it a terror at times and fishermen who cared to sit on its banks on summer days often went home with long strings of big white suckers. In late years the springs either have dried up or selfishly emptied themselves in different channels. Many New Bloomfield residents remember when as boys they disported in its cooling waters. Now it scarcely has six inches of water. H. E. Buffington, the Lykens law yer, was in a story-telling mood the other day. Every one who knows the Dauphin county barrister is aware of the fact that he is a live wire. It was largely through his ef forts that the Lykens welcome home celebration was the great success it Ptoved to be. The fact is that his success attracted the attention of neighbors who drafted him into serv ice lo make other similar celebra tions notable. A Lykens citizen who had been disturbed because he had been told some people were worse than others went to Mr. Buffington for his opinion. "Mr. Buffington," he said, with some feeling, after mentioning several people he knew and held up as good citizens, "isn't it true that one fellow is as good as another?" "Yes," exploded the lawyer, "and quite often a darned sight better." % Thomas Beaver, who writes ob servations for the Lewistown Sentinel, is a telegraph operator and an ob servant newspaper reporter. He was talking to a group of railroad men at Lewistown Jundtion a short time ago. In the course of the conver sation he told the tale,made famous by Mclntyre anj Heath of the fel low who had been left at a small station by a poverty-stricken min strel aggregation. The night was GLOOM ENDS AT MARYLAND FAIR Attendance Today Expected to Surpass Former Years at Hagerstown | Hagcrstown, Md., Oct. 16. The ! gloom prevailing ov.er the Hagers towTi fair since its opening on Tues day was dispelled yesterday after-, noon when the sun broke through the clouds, "promising fair 'weather for the remainder of the week. The fair officials hope to finish on Sat urday with a cash account to their credit, notwithstanding the loss sus tained by serious shortage in at tendance yesterday and on Tuesday, when only 5,0p0 persons were pres ent. Yesterday the crowd was in creased to 15,000 and to-day's at tendance was expected to break all Thursday's records, as thousands of persons were held back by the rain of the past two days. Only running races were eH the card for the past two days on ac count of the muddy condition of the track, but the trotting and pacing vents will take place to-day. There were five events in each day's run ning races. The pari-mutuel sys tem of betting, which the Hagers town Ministerium attempted to stop, is proving popular with the betting fraternity on the grounds and is un der the control of the fair associa tion. The horse show, which comprises 16 classes, was held yesterday aft ernoon for the first time this week, and it will be continued each day until the close of the fair, the prizes being for cash and ribbons. Valu able prizes, including silver cups and other articles, donated by local merchants, and prizes will be awarded poultry exhibitors. The poultry show, containing 8,000 ex hibits, is only equalled by the Mad ison Square Garden show. The an nual banquet to the poultry exhibi tors was held last night with Daniel H. Staley, president of the fair as sociation, presiding. The livestock exhibits on the grounds embraces approximately 500 cattle, 150 horses, 500 sheep, 150 swine and a number of goats. There are about 200 horses on exhibition. River Low at Marietta; Gives Sand For Builders Marietta, Pa., Oct. 16.—The Sus quehanna river is very low in this section, the sand bars protruding farther than for many years. The oldest riverman in Marietta, Martin Eisenbergcr, cannot recall when the ! stream was so low. It iB believed the rains of the past few days will make the river rise. A number of people, taking advantage of the con dition, are lifting aand for building purposes, as a building boom Is ex pected In Marietta. ... Little Lines From Nearby Lewistown —Elderberries are ripe In the wooded section near Gran ville Run. Millerstown- —H. W. Rinehart is having electric light Installed In his residence in East Main street. Millerstown—Miss Margret Stroup entertained a number of little friends on the occasion of her tenth birth day. Millerstown —The Rev. C. F. Berk helmer has returned from attending the State Sunday School convention at Wilkes-Bfirre. Millerstown—The Girl Scouts of this place will hold a chicken corn soup supper in the Ulsh storeroom on Saturday evening. Hagerstown—Low water in the Potomac river is serlourly allectlyg the operation of the large power plants at Dams Nos. 4 and 5, from which this city and Martlnsburg, W. Va., got electric current, [ [Other State News on Page 7.1 cold and the deserted minstrel stood by a water plug watching train after train flash by. The station agent came up to him and said: "Are you still waiting here? I thought?l told you you could get a train here. Didn't they stop?" The minstrel looked at him sorrowfully: "No," he said, "they didn't stop. Why, they didn't even hesitate." George B. Rudy, who is general manager of the York Telephone Company, was in Harrisburg several days ago with other telephone men who came here to form a State or ganization and to arrange for the merging of the different traffic as sociations of the State. Tho York Telephone Company lias many rural subscribers and one day several of them came into York to learn why they were having such abominable service on a certain farm circuit. Rudy said he'd go along out over the line with them and, accordingly, took a trouble man along. As Mr. Rudy told the story, there were 15 subscribers on the line. With the farmers and the trouble man he went to every subscriber's telephone. Finally, they came to a house wheie, apparently, no one was at home. The trouble man looked through the window. He could see the telephone and noticed that the receiver was off the hook. Nearby a baby was sleep ing in a crib. "There's your trouble," said Rudy. "Whoever lives here has gone away and left the receiver down, putting every last phone on the line out of commission." Just then the woman of the house came across the fields. "Why do you leave that receiver down?" Rudy demand ed. "I was over at my sister's and ieft the baby sleeping." she said. "With the receiver down I could tell by listening from sister's phone whether it had waked up. Oh, I do that often, three or four times a week." "Well, don't you know these people can't use their phones when you do that?" "I should worry," was the answer. "I pay as much for my phone as they do." Mr. Rudy said the telephone came out of the woman's house then and there notwithstanding her threat to report him to the Public Service Commissiop. TRAIN IN FINAL TRIP OVER ROAD Lancaster, Oxford and South ern Bailroad to Be Torn Up at Once Lancaster, Fa., Oct? 16.—The last regular train chugged oven- the Lan caster, Oxford and Southern Rail road yesterday. The road will be torn up ahd the material and rolling stock'turned over to the purchasers, S. M. Foster, of Baltimore, and Able & Co., of Altoona. The day marked the discontinu ance of a road that has had assooi ated with it many interesting and historical events. Residents of that section who once were greutly bene fitted by its accommodations, view with a degree of sadness tho passing of the train. The road has been in operation since 1875. As a .protest to its consignment to the Junk heap, the little locomotive pulling the morning train in jumped a spread—rail and went gamboling up the sidetrack and kicked up blazes generally. Fortunately, it landed right side up, and it was said by one of the passengers that no one could distinguish from the easy riding when it was off the track and when it wasn't None of the passengers were hurt and the train was not damaged. Eisenlohr Agents Start to Buy York Tobacco Crop Delroy, Pa., Oct. 16.—Agents of Otto Eisenlohr and Brothers, Phila delphia, to-day began buying the 1919 York county tobacco crop. Six teen cents per bound was paid for wrappers and 6 cents for fillers. The price for wrappers is an advance of 4 cents per pound over the average price paid for the 1918 crop. The quality of the tobacco grown in York county is excellent. Detrich Will Drive For Red Cross Seals Waynesboro, Pa., Oct. 16.—A. Nevin Detrich, formerly of Waynes boro, has been named district or ganizer in the eastern counties of Pennsylvania for the Red Cross seal campaign of 1919. Mr. Detrich Is now secretary of the State Grange committee on conservation and lives in Philadelphia. Justice of the Peace Dies in Lebanon County Lebanon, Pa., Oct. 16. —Frank G. Werner, aged 50 years, for many years a Justice of the peace in South Lebanon township, died yesterday morning at his home here. Death was caused by complications arising from an attack of diabetes, which later developed Into dropsy. 1133 f Best eats tiff 'know JWL Everyone CtW likes the delicious JbgrttsC flavor of |jM| jr POST 1 TQASTIES ■li ■ ■ a SUNDAY ROOTERS DISTURB CHURCH Coaching and Hodting at Um pire Brings Game to End in Adams County New Oxford, Pa., Oct. 16. By public advertisement the citizens of this town, especially the younger generation, are warned that playing of baseball on Sunday is prohibited and those found guilty of the prac tice will be punished. The cause for the protest is the fact that games have been indulged in on the Sab bath day by some of the boys so close to the Lutheran church that the shouts due to the excitement of the game annoyed the worshipers in the church. When the game is going on the cries of the players oft tho coaching lines endeavoring to get another run across the home plate or the hooting of the umpire have made it hard for the congre gation to hear the sermon being preached by the pastor, the Rev. Wil bur Allison. Oldest Lebanon Gunner Takes Out Hunting Permit Lebanon, Pa., Oct. 16.—The oldest gunner in Lebanon county to apply for a license thus far this season is Jacob Douple, of Millcreek township, aged 82 years, who walked into the county treasurer's office at the Court House yesterday and applied for his right to hunt game. \ MANHATTAN SHIRTS UniJ I> \' Penn-Harrls fUnfll Hotel Bidg. OPEN EVENINGS STORE CLOSES EVERY SATURDAY AT 6 P. M. 1 i ' S §' £8130*32 North Third Street. ! % \ A Very Extraordinary and Important Sale of I Navy Serge and I Tricotine Dresses j Will Take Place Tomorrow, Friday 1 1' ONE DAY ONLY | P f a Which We Shall Offer at a | Reduction of Jf| ffm J j 25 Per Cent4j|i I 3, About Fifty Very vf ijj| ,| Charming Dresses ij !7 J| p For Women and Misses PJljj ■ || =" j|| li 1 . J VII I * l H Regular Prices Are i \1 I \—^ 1 $25,529.75,535, )jj}~ 1 I $39.75 and $45 V s " T I I , Deducting the 25 Per Cent. For the Sale Price Brings | These Dresses to You At | 1 -$18.75, $22.31, $26.25, i) j $29.81 and $33.75- 1 §We have taken these dresses directly from our regular stock. gf They are typical Schleisner high-class dresses and reveal those j|| stunning practical styles which every woman and miss desires. 1| In view of the market conditions, the scarcity of materials, ■§ the difficulty of getting merchandise, this opportunity is very j|| urgent for you. Bear in mind the sale is for one day only and M is being held merely to adjust our stocks. There are a good many j|| models from which to select and the entire collection embraces all ' g sizes. Some of the dresses are embroidered with silk braid. [MiniiiMitffliii isi „ K OCTOBERT6,I9I9. Injured by Explosion in Plant Near Milwaukee Mount Union, Pa., Oct. 16. —Paul Rice, of this place, yesterday re- | cetved a telegram announcing the serious condition of his son, Cbarle3 Rice, of near Milwaukee, Wis., from injuries received in an explosion at the plant where he has been em ployed for some month 3. The mother departed immediately to be at the side of her son. The young man is a former superintendent of tne Mount Union Tanning and Extracr Company. He is a graduate of the Mount Union High School ttnl later of Juniata College, and Pratt's Insti tute, and has many friend 3 and as sociates here. Neighbor Sees Sparks and Arouses the Stewarts Marietta, Pa., Oct. 16.—A serious fire was averted at the home of M. i Stewart in Gay street. George Stotz, who resides on the opposite side of the street, noticed sparks falling to the side of the house at a late hour and going over aroused the family. After investigation it was found timbers in the fireplace were burning, and that the fire was fast gaining and in a few minutes the ektire home would have been ablaze. A bucket brigade was formed and extinguished the flames. BELL 125 DAY AND DIAL 4016 NIGHT SCHOOL OPEN NOW ENTER ANY TIME Two Separate Night Schools: The One on Monday, Wednesday, Friday—The Other Tuesday, Thursday Nights BECKLEY'S BUSINESS COLLEGE (Opposite Senate Hotel) 121 MARKET STREET CHARLES R. RECKI.EY, Principal JURY AWARDS 12 CENTS TO WOMAN Margaret C. Luse Gets Verdict in Cumberland County Court Carlisle, Pa., Oct. 16. lt costs $5.12 to call another individual a chicken thief in Cumberland county. This was the verdict awarded in a slander suit heard in court here. The action was brought by Mar garet C. Luse against Mabel Davie and her husband, Charles Davis. The parties are from West Fatrview and $5,000 damages was asked. Mrs. Davis charged she had been called a thief by the other woman in a conversation and that her husband had been instr\nental in carrying on the gossip, lively tiffs between witlesses kept the hearing interest ing. The jury awarded a verdict of 12 cents damages and $5 costs. NEW DIRECTOR NAMED Waynesboro, Pa., Oct. 16. Dr. T. Lyle I-lazlett, Pittsburgh, has been named medical director at the Mont Alto Sanatorium, succeedfiing Dr. F. C. Johnson, who has been granted leave of absence. He was one of the surgeons of the Keystone Divi sion and served in France with the rank of colonel.