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'LUXURY HOUSES' British Government Will Help Relieve the Housing Situation London, Doc. 20.—The British government proposes to subsidize the erection of necessary homes for I the people and to prevent the build-, jtig of what are characterized as I "luxury houses." The plan lias heen i proposed to the ltouse of Commons; bv Dr. Christopher Addison. Minister of Health. Dr. Addison proposed that a subsidy of 150 pounds should be offered for each house built with in a specified time. Austen Chamberlain. Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced that the Treasury had agreed to lynd to local authorities of small communities for building purposes, but that the au thorities ol' larger communities would have to supply their own resources. Two difficulties, he said, eon fronted the government, that of ob taining money and labor and he ad vised that public opinion be aroused to obtain both. EXOLA CHIMNEY Al-'IKE Knola. Pa„ Dec. 20. —A small tire I was discovered at the home of Har vey F. Shuey, corner of Wyoming and Susquehanna avenues on Thurs day night but was extinguished be fore doing much damage, being con fined to the chimney. RO.Bjrc ' a Safe CLICK— One turn of the dial—your car is safe—absolutely thief proof. Leave it anywhere— no one can make a getaway with it. CLICK, CLICK, the spe cial combination is released— you alone can do it. No keys to lose, just a simple combination which unlocks the car in a jiffy. Know that your property is safe with an F. O. 15. Lock. Contentment of mind is alone worth the price. A 15 "o reduction in theft insurance premiums is authorized for cars equipped with the F. O. B. Lock. O. E. B. Malehorn 405 Swatara St. Steelton, Pa. Ask for our Dealers' Proposition LEARN A TRADE Sonic of our students arc making $120.00 a \ $ I month while learning. We can place you. We teach uernpmne •perautig. piloting HIP) construction, automobile mechanism, wireless iccgraphy and radio telephone. Write loi particulars. ALI TCI A. M:I<III'I.VM<: MPX IIAMI AI. SCHOOL, Melt 4931 % Dial 3000 Office: 25 N. Cameron St., Ilarrfshiiig, Pa. Training Quarters anil Plying Field: Harrisburg Aerodrome, P'onrlerclli nod Sycamore Sis. Gifts Useful Christmas Shoppers buy sensibly as well as economically. Table L amps, Floor Lamps, Small Lamps, Domes, Ranges of all des criptions, Water Heaters, Waffle Grids, Cake Grids, Toasters, Irons, Self Lighters. Radiant Fire Heating Stoves and a score of other appli ances that appeal. U hether one is a housewife, a student or liv ing in bachelor apartments, our beautiful table lamps are exquisite as well as reason ably priced and suitable for any location. II affie and Hot Cake Griddles that produce those golden brown waffles and cakes. Our gas radiant fire heating stoves remind one of the old summer time, not un sightly to look upon, but most cheerful, and distribute pure heat in every direction. Most every household has a Gas Iron, which is used at little cost. 3 hours for one cent. 7 here are many other very useful appliances that will please, because of their conveni ence, comfort and small cost of operation. Harrisburg Gas Company Middletown Harrisburg Stceltou SATURDAY EVENING, Rural Educational Expert Appointed l)r. r.ec 1.. Driver, superintendent of the schools of Randolph county, Indiana, and well known as a speaker in Pennsylvania on educa tional topics, lias heen appointed as director of the new State bureau of rural education by Dr. Thomas K. ! Kinegan following a conference witli ; Governor William C. Sproul. The up ! pointment is the first business that ; Dr. Kinegan has boon able to transact [since lie became ill a month ago anil : he is very confident of the success ' of the new bureau. J ' \ ' .<•' It ' $ I)R. DEE L. DRIVER. While deputy commissioner or education in New York, Dr. Finegan hail charge of rural educational mat ters and is familiar with Dr. Driver's Work in that state, which lias paid special attention to tlie development of rural education. The new director is a graduate^of the University of Indiana and-tshe Central Normal School and ha.'t raveled and studied widely. He lias devoted most of his life to rural educational work mostly in the central states and will have supervision of all matters pertaining to tlie improvement of rural schools which it will be tlie aim, says Dr. Finegan, to place on the same plane as the urban schools. Two assistants will be named shortly by Dr. Finegan for the new bureau. They will be more con nected with schools in this State. LEAVES FOR VACATION New Cumberland, Pa., Dec. 20. Miss Frances Donahue, one of the as sistant principals of the New Cum berland High School, lias gone to her home in New York state to spend the Christmas vacation. f Turkeys and Poultry FOR SALE Carload of Virginia and nearby birds. All weights. Also fancy dressed poultry. H. M. STEES 1:51 SOVTH CAMERON. ST CITY \ ONE AFFIDAVIT ALL IS NEEDED Stale Highway Department Announces a Change in Regulations .lions for nutumu | whereby an owner 1\ JICI93S?V tends to drive the I' car 't'niself need affidavit was un ai-■ ||jg nounced liy the state Highway Department to-day. 'l'llis ruling was made by Commis sioner L. S. Sadler to-day as the re sult of some complaints made to him about the form of the applications and the change will save consider able inconvenience and duplication of notarial fees. In a statement issued at the de partment it is said: "The Automo bile Division of the State Highway Department to-day announced that it is not necessary for the owner of an automobile who intends to drive his machine himself to make two affidavits, only one is necessary. It is suggested that the notary till in the space on the face of the applica tion. The owner must sign on both sides. If, however, the notary should fill in the space on the reverse side of the application instead of on the face the application will be accepted. Only one affidavit is needed and auto mobile owners applying for a license to operate their own vehicles should pay the notary only one fee for an aflidavit." Pennsylvania's plan for industrial rehabilitation will be put into effect next week, the first application blanks to persons hurt in State in dustrial establishments having been mailed to 14 individuals whoso names bad been certified to Chief S. S. Kiddle, of the new bureau. The new bureau is a part of the Depart ment of Labor and Industry and on the forms will be stated information which will enable it to be determined whether the person coines undo* the benefits of the law or not. The idea is to mail the blanks to persons who are found by the system of reports on accidents and through the State Compensation Bureau to have been injured so that to be self-supporting they will need the aid of the State either in hospital treatment or edu cation. tine of the facts that will be asked will be whether the appli cant knows English. Three of the first applications went to Philadel phia county, two to Lehigh and Lu zerne and one each to Allegheny, Franklin, Northampton, Northum berland, Lackawanna, Westmoreland and York. Two of the persons are women who have each lost an arm. I'pon receipt of the applications the State will establish a course of care to overcome the disability. Commissioner of Labor and In dustry O. B. Connelly has issued a warning against violation of the women's employment hours during the Christmas holidays buying sea son. The Pennsylvania limit is 54 hours a week,, but females over 16 may work longer than the regular hours three days a week, com mencing Monday, in order to help handle the rush and overtime is then limited to two hours a day. Only women over 21 may be enployed after 9 at night. The Commissioner called attention to the Slot that the hours of persons between 14 and 16 are not changed, being limited to 51 hours a week or nine a day. Hearings wiK be held during the coming week in Philadelphia, Har risburg and Pittsburgh by the Public Service Commission, but none will be held Wednesday and Thursday, according to announcement made to-day. The Philadelphia list in cludes complaints against power rates in the Allentown district and is scheduled for Friday. The Pitts burgh list is for Monday on Scoot dale water rates. Argument will be heard here Monday on the Gordon ville station complaint from Lancas ter county and Erie county gas rates. Tuesday the Philadelphia Electric Company will ask the right to fur- I nish power in Cheltenham township, Montgomery county, and complaints I against trolley fares in Indiana county and the State Highway De partment complaint against the Para dise bridge in Lancaster county will come up. State farmers' Institutes which have been in progress since the first of the month will be discontinued during Christmas week, but will be resumed late in the month in five counties. The plan is to conduct the meetings until March, changing schedules to meet conditions. The Pany llcalty Corporation, of this city, has been granted a State charter with a captial of $15,000. tk# incorporators being John E. Fox, John R. Geyer and C. Floyd Hopkins, of this city, who have incorporated several similar companies. Other charters issued were Monarch Wall Paper Company, Harrisburg, capital $15,000 incorporators F. W. Lingle and M. LKFoutz, Harrisburg, and 11. J. Hamme, Camp llill; and tlie Auto motive Company, Lebanon, capital SIO,OOO, incorporators J. S. Knoll and Cyrus K. Patschke, Lebanon. More than 200 charters have been issued this week and tlie aggregate capital runs into the millions. Horace li. King, of litis, city, is treasurer of tlie Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, of Allentown, just chartered. Tlie ingcrsoll Engineering anil Construction Com party, of Pitts burgh. lias tiled notice of dissolution. The cold weather of this week lias kept down the number of visitors to the State Capitol and the register has a rather lean look. The Eastern Refractories Com pany of Bellefonte, has filed notice of increase of debt to amount of sl,- 500, OOU. Concrete Coffins Being Considered Middlcstiorough, Eng.. Dee. 20. — Tlie corporation of this town is considering the use of concrete cof tiins in local burial grounds as be ing lighter and cheaper than those made of wood. DOZEN HENS SET ' NEW EGG RECORD Corvnllls, ore., Dec. 20. A dozen liens at the Oregon Agri cultural College's farm at Salem, <) re go n, have set a new world record for egg production, James' 8. Dryden, professor at the col lege, has announced. Each of these hens In one year laid more than 300 eggs, the best producing 330 and two others All these hens, according to Professor Dryden, are of tlie strain that several years ago de veloped Lady McDtiff, the first lien to have laid more than 300 eggs a year in a trap nest. Jler | record was 303. Harrisbltrg TELEGRAPH British Anti-Dumping Bill Gives Committee Wide Tariff Powers London, Doc. 20.—The govern ment's antidumping bill now pend ing in the House of Commons au thorizes appointment of a Trade "The Live Store" • "Always Reliable" I '^ Ure 0^^ OUr I I illr Santa I I Says: 1/ } Buy your Men's and Boys' gifts ( f 1 x ' at Doutrichs, and, indeed, most of the family pMt \M \ V \ group are following his sage advice. He's a wise © ; \ old fellow and knows that the Doutrich label is 1 \ v absolute assurance that you are getting dependable < merchandise and that the gift will be appreciated, 7 because Doutrichs is the store most men prefer when they do their buying. I Oi3y Three'" More I>ays I I There's a great deal of money to be spent in Harris burg within the next few days, and everybody will be rushing from place to place trying to complete their buying within the allotted time. Useful gifta are in order this year and we presume that's why this "Live Store" is so busy, for this certainly is head quarters for Men's Clothing, Hats and Furnishings of known quality that can be fully guaranteed. I The Real Christmas Store I Offers many advantages to you. Our exceedingly I® large and varied assortments give you an unlimited choice range of every thing desirable, and no matter what your purchase you can feel perfectly safe in buying here—We will exchange goods or refund money either before or after Christmas. " Open Every Night Until " n _ ' . j . ■ • ' . i . . , . i i-. • 3Q j Regulation Committee which would I liavo power lo prohibit the importa• | ! tion of goods at prices Mlsw the i I selling prices - in the country of j I manufacture. I This commit lee would be authoriz ed to regulate temporarily the ex- i pollution of certain goods and the | granting of credit for (lie purpose j of re-establishing overseas trade. DECEMBER 20, 1910 The committee would he compose I of the President of the Hoard of Trade, three cabinet ministers, three government officials and some mem bers of the House of Commons. HKAM* SOX IS DVIXO Marietta. Pa.. Dee. 20/—Mrs. Wil liam Knight has received word that! | her son. the Rev. Harvey G. Knight, a | minister of the Bethel Church in Mississippi, is dying of tuberculosis, j 1-lc hud un attack n£ influenza lent full und never fully recovered. tie f has a wife and several children. Kov ja number of years he was a mission | ary in Africa and Liberia. i:\ ri:iti \i\ BIBLE CLASS J-iiKila, Pa., Dee. 20.—Mrs. John jP; Grit vol-, of Columbia road, en tertained the Ladies Hilile Class of St. Matthews Reformed church at Iter home on Thursday evening. members were present: Mrs. Joht)( P. Snyder, Mrs. Guy A. Yeager'i Miss Clair McNall, Miss Ella Mc- Null, Mrs. C: F. Kantz, Mrs. W. Fisher, Airs. John F: Gruver and Miss Nellie Gruver; Use McNeil's Cold Tablets; Adv< 9