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Happenings of a Day in Central Pennsylvania
Brother of Clarence Wallace
Willing to Bury Remains
With Insurance Money
Waynesboro. Pa., Dec. 30.—The
body of Clarence S. Wallace, of this
place, yeggmarr and slayer of Leo
M. Creager and who was shot to
death by officers at Santa Barbara,
Calif., while resisting arrest, was
still in a vault at Frederick, Md.,
last night, no one having claimed it.
Frederick authorities announced
this morning that if it is not claimed
during the day it will be taken to
Montevue and buried at the expense
of the county.
James Wallace, a brother of the
dead man, intimated he would have
the body buried if he could obtain
$230 insurance carried by the mur
derer. , , ,
So far as is known no other claims
for the reward of SI,OOO offered by
the county for the arrest and deliv
ery of Wallace, dead or alive, have
been filed except those of Mrs. Flor
ence Graft, of Baltimore, and the
detectives of that city. It is ex
pected however, that the California
officers who actually captured the
man will file a claim for the reward.
Mechanicsburg Woman
Dies After Long Illness
Meobantoshurß. Pa.. Dec. 30. —After
a long illness of a complication of
Haeases. Mrs. Uattie Heikes died on
Sunday at her home in North Arch
street. She was aged 61 years and
was a member of the Church of God
it Allen. Two daughters survive:
Mrs. Walter Glace and Mrs. George
!fooper. both of Mechanicsburg. Sev
eral sisters also survive.
.'Funeral services were hold, this
'.fternoon at her late home, conducted
>y the Rev. Russell Bucher. pastor
•f the Church of God. Burial was
in the Mechanicsburg Cemetery.
Lebanon Is to Have
Mill to Produce Hose
Lebanon, Pa., Dec. 30. —Another
*extle industry for Lebanon was as
sured to-day by the announcement
.jf Harry R. Heilman and Robert J.
"lehnev, who are making prepara
• tons to open a hosiery mill in North
: ,'inth street. The partners are
: taking every effort to secure the
i iachinery as speedily as possible
.jod start the operation of the plant.
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New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington
to Florida. Effective with first trains leaving New
York January sth, 1920, and continuing throughout
the Winter Tourist Period.
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Stenographer Service. Dining car service.
An extra fare will be charged. Accommodations on this train
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Personal and Social News
of Towns on West Shore
Miss Lizzie Pownell, of Philadel
phia. .is visiting relatives at New
Mr. and Mrs. William Bender and
daughters. Violet and Mary, of Read
ing. are guests of Mr. fend Mrs. A. K.
Shuler at New Cumberland.
Prof. George H. Rupp. teacher in
Mont Clair. N. J.. Academy, and his
bride, who formerly was Miss Louise
Marie Merrill, of Skowhegan, Me., are
spending the holidays with the for
mers parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. W.
ißupp, at Shiremanstown.
Mrs. Miami S. Erb, of Harrisburg.
visited Mr. and Mrs. George F.
Jacobs at Shiremanstown. on Monday
and attended the funeral of Joseph
I Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Anderson, of
Enola. and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Howry
and son. William Edward, of Shire
manstown. were entertained Sunday
by Mr. and Mrs. Abe Miller at Arog
Miss Rachel Baum, of Mechanics
burg. was a week-end visitor at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Faust, at
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Meloy and
daughters, Thelma and Adelene,
| have returned to their homes at Boil-
I ing Springs and Mechanicsburg. after
| being entertained at the home of the
] former's grandmother. Mrs. Isaac
! McKonley. at Shiremanstown.
I Thomas W. I,antz. a student at
•Muhlenberg College. Ailentown. is
spending the holidays with his pat
ients, the Rev. and Mrs. Henry K.
! Lantz. at St. John's parsonage at
I Shiremanstown.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Kipp and
daughter. June Romaine Kipp. of
Shiremanstown. have moved to Har
Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Brubaker and
two children, of Williamsport, who
had been guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.
Brubaker. at Hillside, New Cumber
land. returned homo.
Miss Margaret iioltz. of Juniata. Is
spending several days with Mrs.
Rheuben Rapp at West Fairview.
j Mrs. X. F. Hospinson. Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Hogeland. of Philadelphia: Mr.
and Mrs. Guy Schaefter, of Altoona:
! Miss Sophia Huber. of Bellefontaine,
Ohio, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. F.
Fisher, at West Fairview.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Swilpey, of
Harrisburg. visited Mr. and Mrs. W.
Fisher at West Fairview.
Miss Annie Gher. of Carlisle, visited
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Gher at Shlre-
I manstown on Christmas day.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Erb and fam
ily, of Erb's Bridge, visited Mrs. Erb's
parents at Shiremanstown on Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Paul T Wolfe and
daughter, Myra Marcella. of Shire
manstown. spent the week-end with
the latter's uncle and aunt. Mr. and
Mrs. Malvin Chronister, at Harris
Mrs. I,awrence Gribble, of Shire
manstown. spent Monday with Mrs.
Charles Grissinger at Mechanicsburg.
Mrs. John Hinkle, of Mechanics
burg. was a visitor at the home of
Miss Mina 'Smith at Shiremanstown ;
Contract Is Given For
Erection of Big Garage
Lemoyne. Pa.. Dec. 30.—A contract i
for the erection of a modern fire- [
proof garage along the Susquehanna j
river on the West Shore between the
Market street and Walnut street
bridges near Wormleysburg was let
to W. E. Bushey, contractor, of this
place. The building will be a one
story brick. 100x50 feet. A charter
was issued to the West Shore Auto
Company by the State Department. 1.
W. Appier, of this place, and C. B.
Miller, of Harrisburg. are the incor
porators. with R. A Myers, of Le
moyne. treasurer.
Samuel S. Reisher Very
111 From Blood Poisoning
Cliambcrsburg, Pa., Dec. 30.
Samuel S. Reisher, one of the best
known citizens of Franklin county,
is seriously 11! at his home along the
Pittsburgh pike, west of this town.
While trimming trees on his farm
Mr. Reisher sustained a slight cut
in the wrist, which becoming in
fected, developed blood poisoning.
His condition was reported slightly
| improved to-day.
Girls Are Making Good
Records at Basketball
Lewistown, Pa., Dec. 30. The
girls' basketball team of the Burn
ham high school and the girls' high
school team of Reedsville are both
making excellent records at the
game. The Burnhatn girls are a
husky aggregation and say they are
ready to try their skill against al
most any team. The high school of
Lewistown is organizing a strong
Valley Railway Co. Decides
on Trial of New System
on White Hill Line
Leiuoyne. Pa., Dec. 30.—Announce
. ment was made by officials of the
'Valley Railways Company to-day
that fare boxes will be placed for use
lon the White Hill line on January I
in an effort to ascertain what patrons
i think of the system used in larger
I cities and which recently was placed
in use by two ct#.ipanics in Wash
ington. D. C.
In connection with the installation
of fare boxes on this line passengers
will board the car by the rear door
and will alight by the front. This
system has not been used at any time
on West Shore lines. The push but
tons also will be used on the cars for
the first time.
Passengers in getting on the cm
are to drop their fare in the box. If
I they do not have exact change the
coin will be given to the conductor,
who will make the change and re
turn It to the passenger, who will
then drop the fare in the box. Bills
of more than $3 denomination will
not be changed by the conductor.
The reasons udvanced for installing
this system temporarily, one of the
officials said, is a move for facilitat
ing service on West Shore lines. In
addition, it Is pointed out, the system
will provide quicker movement of
If the system is used on all cars
it w 4 U mean remodeling most of
them and changing them into the
"pay-as-you-enter" type. The boxes
will remain a reasonable length of
time, it is understood.
liO\visherry. Pa.. Dec. 30. Miss
Marjorie Knsminger, New Cumber
land. was a few days' guest at the
home of her father, Stetler T. Ens
mi nger.
Mr. and Mrs. V. R. Slade, Balti
more, and Miss Helen Wolfe, Phila
delphia, are spending the holidays
with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.
S. Wolfe.
Mrs. Sophia Erney, Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph Bankert and daughter, Ber
nadine; W. H. Erney and daughter,
Helen, New Cumberland, was Sun
day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Downs, To
cumtown, were Sunday guests of the
former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Mrs. Catherine B. Fetrow gave a
dinner Sunday to her three sons and
daughter's families: William Fet
'row, Goldsboro; Lloyd Fetrow, Har
vey Fetrow and Elmer J. Bonner,
Miss Jennie K. Hammond, a
school teacher of York, is spending
the holidays with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Ellis Hammond.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Sliettel at
tended the funeral of M. M. Hays,
held at Newberrytown, Friday,
Lewistown Is Not to
Be Deprived of Ice Crop
Lewistown, Pa., Dec. 30. Last
winter there was no :ce cut in this
section and the consumer had to de- i
pend altogether on the manufac
tured article. This season the streams
are frozen over and with excellent
prospects of a big harvest. Leonard
Saxton, of this place, for years wherr
there was a natural ice crop, har
vested much ice and will do so this
New Faces to be Seen
in Huntingdon Courthouse
Huntingdon. Pa.. Dec. 30.—With
the inauguration of the new county
officials next Monday several new
faces will be seen at the courthouse.
Samuel G. Wilson has been named
[deputy sheriff by Sheriff John A.
Steele. Deputy Sheriff George G.
[ Steele will be chief clerk to the new
} board of county commissioners. Dr.
G. G. Harman has been appointed Jail
I physician and Clarence H. Whittaker
1 will succeed R. A. Orbison as county
[ solicitor.
! New Cumberland. Pa., Dec. 30.—M.
S. Althouse and C. S. Althouse, of
' Reading, owners of the Pennsylvania
■Dye and Bleach works during the
; holiday season presented turkevs to
employes of the local plant. This Is
I the first year the Reading men have
jhad charge of the local plant and
I they followed out a custom in vogue
.for years at the Reading plant.
Columbia Merchant Brings
Suit After Discovering the
Spurious Signatures
Columbia. Pa., Dec. 30.—Among
fraudulent checks discovered in the
Central National Hank here is one
ser.-t in by the bank at New Freedom
and another by a Gettysburg bank.
Both of these are drawn to the order
of "Melvln Staub" and in the corner
of each is the notation, "for turkies."
One of the checks is for $46.70 and
the other for $43.33. The checks
were not honored by the Columbia
bank and the New Freedom and Get
tysburg institutions will therefore
have to stand the losses.
Isaac Morrison-, a clothier,- has en
tered suit before Justice of the PeaJbo
McCracken against Paul H. Kauff
man, charging him with passing a
bogus check. It is not believed Kauff
man is responsible for the checks
cashed at New Freedom and Get
tysburg, but it is said other mer
chants in Columbia also cashed
checks passed by Kauffman.
Morrison alleged that a man rep
resenting himself as Paul H. Kauff
man came to his store and after pur
chasing a bill of goods amounting to
$7. he tendered in payment a check
for $32. Morrison cashed the check
and gave the man $25. It was later
discovered the check was a forgery.
Dead Man's Name Is
Drawn For Lebanon Jury
Ijchanan. Pa.. Dec. 30.—The name
of E. J. Withers, once a resident of
North Londonderry township, ap
pears as a juror for the January
term of Lebanon Common Pleas
Court, although the bearer of that
name has been dead for nearly four
years. It is supposed the name got
into the jury wheel by mistake.
John Clarke Passes
Away at Lewistown
t.evriiitown, Pa., Dec. 30.—Funeral
services will be held to-morrow at 10
o'clock over the remains of John
Clarke, who died on Sunday evening,
aged 71. Ite had been a Lewistown
business man. was for forty-six years
one of the librarians in the Presby
terian Sunday school and member of
Lewistown Lodge, No. 203. Free and
Accepted Masons. He was up and
about until the day of his death and
evidently had been reading in bed
when found a corpse in his room.
Busy Silk Mill Firm
Raises Employes' Wages
LeuSstown. Pa., Dec. 30.—The
large Susquehanna silk mills at this
place arc stocked with orders and a
double turn will be put on in the
near future to meet the demand. A
few days ago the management gave
the employes an increase of 10 per
cent in wages, the second one in
Liverpool, Pa.. Dec. 30. —Saturday
evening the veterans of the Civil War,
the Grand Army men. held their an
nual banquet. The guests included
Mr. and Mrs. Silas Snyder, Mr. and
Mrs. George W. West. Mr. and Mrs.
J. B. Kniscly. Mr. and Mrs. L. C.
Reifsnyder, Mr. and Mrs. Josiah
Sweezey. Mrs. Annie Lutz, Mrs. Alice
Shuler, J. E. Shue, Harrison Shuler
and Squire Wright.
Simbury, Pa., Dec. 30. —With his
lower jaw crushed. Emanuel Bordner.
a Pennsylvania Railroad brakeman in
the Northumberland yards, was found
dead along a siding near the Key
stone Forging Works, at Northum
berland vesterday morning. It is be
lieved he met his death under an ex
press train.
Leaders Named to Direct
Work During New Year
Now Fast Approaching
MeehanlcNhurg. Pa.. Dec. 30. tn
several Sunday schools in this place
officers were elected for the ensuing
year, among which were the follow
Church of God—Honorary superin
tendent. A. G. Eberly; superintendent.
•Tames L. Young; assistant superin
tendent, J. B. BenLs; superintendent
primary department, Miss Florence
assistants, H. B. Markley and
Miss Martha Anderson; superintend
ent home deoartment, Mrs. A. E
Sieber: superintendent cradle roll.
Mrs. Robert Myers; assistant. Mrs.
" llbur Forney: superintendent tem
perance department. Mrs. Samuel
Keller; superintendent missionary
department. Miss Minnie Hershman;
secretary. G. Z. Fishel; assistant sec
retary. H. 8. Michener: treasurer,
Tohn E. Asper; pianist. Miss Etta Mll
'er: assistant pianists. Mrs. Barch
and Miss Martha Anderson; librarian.
Kenneth Shope; assistant librarian.
William Biddle; managers. Mrs. Es
ther Miller. Mrs. Russel Biddle. Mrs.
M. K. Sultzaberger. A. E. Sieber, D.
L. Laird, George Guyer; auditors. Le
rov Ocker and Lloyd Baker.
Grace Evangelical—Superintendent.
W. F. Snelbaker; assistant superin
tendent. Clarence Shover; secretary.
Miss Sadie Snelbaker: assistant sec
retary, Miss Catherine Arbegast:
treasurer. Mervin Shover; pianists.
Mrs. Myrtle Trostle and Miss Martha
Seifert: librarians. Paul Meals and
Ben Snelbaker: assistant librarian.
Miss Mae Garrett; chorister, Miss
Helen Barnes; superintendent of pri
mary department. Mrs. T. J. Webb:
{assistant superintendent. Mrs. M. L.
Slyder: superintendent home depart
ment. Mrs. J. L Fisher; superintend
ent cradle roll. Mrs. Clarence Shover.
The K. L. C. E. also elected these
office*;: President. Charles Mat
thews; Vice president. T. J. Webb;
secretary. Miss Ida Kunkle; assistant
secretary. Miss Alda Snelbaker;
treasurer. Merion Shover: pianists.
Miss Bertha Seifert; assistant pianist,
Mrs. Myrtle Bower.
First United Brethren—Superin
tendent, W. C. Faust; assistant super
intendent, Lewis A. Sutton; superin
tendent primary department. Miss
Maud Ulrich; assistant superintend
ent. Miss Ada Keller: superintendent
junior department. M. C. Keller; as
sistant superintendent. Guy H. Lucas;
superintendent home department.
Miss Ida Eberly; superintendent
itradle department. Mrs. John Cllne;
recording secretary. Llovd-Ulrich: as
sistant secretary. Howard Heinman;
financial secretary. J. Wilbur Diets:
treasurer. M. E. Anderson: pianist.
Mildred Hollinger: assistant pianist.
Alice Ulrich; chorister. George C.
{Diets;, librarians. Herbert Lehman
{and Jesse Meredith; library secretary.
Daughter in Upstairs Room
Did Not Hear Sound of Ex
piring Parent at Carlisle
Carlisle, Pa., Dec. 30.—Mrs. J.
Edward Fortney was found dead on
the floor of the kitchen in her home
at 55 North Bedford street yester
day morning. Iter daughter, Mrs.
Margaret Wetzel, left her in the best
of health but ten minutes before to
do some work in an upper room.
The dead body was found by two
women who entered the Fortney
home a few minutes after 11 o'clock.
The daughter in the house heard no
sound, although persons in the ad
joining room say they thought they
heard some one fall shortly before
the corpse, still warm, was found.
Mrs. Fortney. who was 70 years
old, was a native of Shippensburg.
For forty years she had resided in
Carlisle. She was a member of the
First Lutheran Church and also of
the Home Department of the Sun
day School.
Besides her husband, J. Edward
Fortney, she is survived by five chil
dren: Mrs. Margaret Wetzel. Car
lisle; Mrs. C. A. Harris. Carlisle:
Ella. Washington. 1). C.; John and
Alvin, Carlisle. Two sisters also
survive: Mrs. Mary Etter and Miss
Magrgie Hubley, both of Shippens
burg and also ten grandchildren.
Palmyra's Shoemaking
Industry Gets Impetus
Puimyra, Pa., Dec. 30.—Palmyra's
chief industry., that of shoe manu
facturing. was given a decided boost
yesterday when a $25,000 real es
tai? d ° al was consummated by
which the Grieb company acquired
additional land adjoining Its factory
site. More than 100 additiona'l
hands will be employed.
.„T h h e factory now employs about
100 hands. Alterations are expect
ed to be completed before Mav 1
The Grieb firm is the fourth and
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r i n;L , 'V' m * ,o^ n A Pa - Dec- 30.—George
mas In u>wn Readin *' Christ
¥jses Eva and Annie Ralpu.
at home SPent thp week-end
Miss Cleo Haller is a visitor at the
Hoover.° ?iSICI ' Harold
is M u er< ? t ' of Philadelphia,
parent" rt vacat 'on with her
a„Tii°i mas Graham returned to Phila
home.' a U few days s feiu at,
and Mrs. Ivor Jones, of Harris
•£?' o e wr V? wn visitors this week.
Mark Walkinshaw, of Altoona is ■
spending the week with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Walkinshaw.
Hagerstown Congregation
Calls the Rev. David Dunn
Hagerstown, Md., Dec. 30. The
congregation of Zion Reformed l
Church, on Sunday morning, unani-j
mously extended a call to the Rev. !
David Durrn, Turtle Creek, to be-!
come the successor in the pastorate'
of the late Rev. Dr. J. Spangler Kief- j
fer, who had served more than 50
years. The consistory of the church \
met last evening to formally extend j
the call in carrying out the action
of the congregation.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Shaffer j
Entertain Sunday Events
New 4'urn brrlnnd. Fn.. Dec. 30 1
I Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Shaffer, of Bridge!
street. entertained the following!
guests on Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Jo-1
seph Wilhelm and daughter. of,
iWooster. O.; Mr. and Mrs. Calvin ,
Boyer, of Philadelphia: Mrs. Jane
Murr and Mrs. Roy Murr and daugli-'
ter. of York: the Misses Lillian and 1
Edna Shaffer, of Wormleysburg; Air.
and Mrs. Jacob Boning and Mr. and
Mrs. Guy Shaffer and son. Vance, of.
New Cumberland.
Liverpool, Pa.. Dec. SO.—Mr. and l
Mrs. George Owens announce the
birth of a daughter on Saturday, De
cember 27. Mrs. Owens is visiting
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. M. 1
Shule'r, of Market street, ar.-d will 1
be remembered as Miss Ruth E. j
Liverpool, Pa., Dec. 30.—Plans for
a mummers' parade on Xew Year's
Day that will far exceed those in the
past years jtre rapidly nearfng com
pletion. It is expected that prizes
will be offered as in previous years.
Little Lines From Nearby
Letvistown —The Christmas char
ity ball was held in Market Hall last
night and was largely attended.
Heading—William H.Ludcn, candy
manufacturer, will have a $40,000
pipe organ installed in his new home
in Clymer street.
Letvistown —Charles E. Stoop and
Miss Mary Ilaks, both of this place,
were united in marriage at Altoona
by Alderman T. D. Crawford.
Columbia —-St. Peter's Holy Name
Society held a smoker in the parish
hall here last night and had the men
of the parish as guests.
Lewistown —Jonas Lins died at
his home here yesterday, aged 84
years. He was a Civil War veteran
and had last been employed at the
Burnham steel works.
Mount Joy—Frank Haug, of Iron
ville, and Miss Sara K. Hinkle, of
this place, were united in marriage
by the Rev. Albert Dombach at the
home of the officiating minister.
Gettysburg —The Good Samaritan
Lodge of Masons ' hold its annual
banquet at the Eagle Hotel here last
night and John D. Keith addressed
the banqueters on "Washington and
Adams County."
York—There are 19 vacancies, 12
in York and seven in Adams county,
in the list of census enumerators for
the Thirteenth district, due, the cen
sus supervisor says, to the general
industrial conditions.
Gettysburg —A warrant has been
sent to Sheriff Howard J. Hartman
for the arrest of Edward Vincent, of
near Fairfield, who is charged with
the stealing of $3,000 worth of furs
at Lewlstown. Md., and who is at
DECEMBER 30, 1919.
Mrs. Edith Feight Hostess at
New Cumberland Function
Saturday Evening
J New Cumberland. Pa.. Dec. 30.
Mrs. Edith Feight was hostess at a
dance held at her home in Market
Square on Snturday night. The par
lors were attractively decorated with
Christmas greens. Those in attend
ance were:
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Smouse. Mr. and
Mrs. Neil" Mr. Lungiotx. Mr. and Mrs.
Duglass. Mrs. Samuel Dunkle. of Har
risburg; Mrs. Cluude Brenser, Mrs.
Councilman, Mrs. Martz, of Steelton;
Lewis O'Donnel and Mr. Dunkle. New
York: Mr. and Mrs. Cadwalader. Mr.
and Mrs. A. B. Black. Mr. and Mrs.
Park Buttorf and Clyde Kunpman. of
New Cumberland.
lame Feast mill held in Bauglunan
Memorial Methodist on Wednesday
evening. Next Sunday communion
services wilt be held at 1(1:30 and 7:30.
The offering- taken in Trinity Unit
ed Brethren Church for the Quincy
Orphanage and Home last Sunday
amounted to sll6.
Watch night services will be held
in Trinity Fnited Brethren Church 1
to-morrow night beginning at lO'.'lO
p. m.
The funeral of M. A. McCreary will
be held from his late home on Thurs
day morning, conducted by the Rev.
A. It. Ayres. pastor of Trinity United
Brethren Church. The body will be
taken to Shippensburg for inter
Teachers to Hold
Institute Saturday
Lewisbcirjr, Pa.. Dec. 30. The
teachers of Fairview township will
hold their fourth institute at the
South Point school Saturday after
noon and evening. Features on the
program will be; Devotional serv
ices by the Rev. 1.. L. Owens;
"Thought." by J. A. Fishel; "The in
dividual in the World War," by Wil
bur Cross, new Cumberland; ad
dross by P. C. Bell, principal of the
Goldsboro schools; debate, resolved |
that the pen is mightier than the
sword." affirmative. J. W. Weigle j
and Aaron L. Myers; negative, Ira C.
Shaw and Ralph Straley.
Teacher Has Pupils
as Guests at Her Home
MechnnicNburg, Pa., Dec. 30. —Miss
Martha Morrett entertained the little
girls of the class of which she is
teacher in St. Paul's Reformed Sun
day school st her home In South Mar- |
ket street yesterday afternoon. The j
young people had u merry time play- ,
ing games. Refreshments were
served, to Frances Romack. Alice
Kckert, Grace Lauck, Lulu Coover,
Marie Winand. Frances Winand,
Elizabeth Brindle. Susan Morrett,
Florence Ilgenfritz anel Alma Corn
Waynesboro. Pa.. Dee. 30.—Miss I
Louisa Buckhart. one of the oldest
residents of Waynesboro, died on I
Sunday morning at the home of her'
daughter. Mrs. J. S. Jacobs, from in-!
firmities incident to old age. She was
$8 years old.
y famiElinniTjS^Eijfag^^
I I I■ -
Store Closed All Day JSeiv Year's Day
jf 28-30-32 North Third Street jj
I Blouses at Special Prices J
§! Attractive Groups at Large i
Lot of Blouses Lot of Blouses
Sale Price $1.59 At $4.69
H This is a splendid groups of j A small but choice group of
Voile and Organdie Blouses in j Georgette and Net Blouses in
white and colors, formerly \ flesh and white, values $5.95 to
Hj priced $1.95. I $6.50.
||; Lot of Blouses Lot of Blouses
At $3.49 At $6.59
About two dozen Black Very smart high class Crepe
s . , de Chine Blouses in flesh and =
Crepe de Chine Blouses that wWte These are extraordi .
H sold formerly at $5.95. nary values.
I All Suits at I
Our entire line of Women's and Misses' Suits M \ P | EE
HI is included in this sale at clean cut reductions I IT
of one-third off the regular selling price. This JJ|
I means that every Suit in the house is reduced
one-third and you may take your pick regard- EE
less of the style, size, quality, or former price.
All transactions must be Anal, and none return- a I
able at these prices.
Great Reductions on All Coats, All Furs and
S All Trimmed Hats
New System of Pork-
Making Proves Failure
Williamsport. Pa., Dec. 30. —The
time honored custom of scalding a
hog and scraping the bristles from
Its hide is too slow und laborious a
process for modern times, In the
opinion of Richard uennlnger, a
farmer of Derry Township. Brad
ford county. A few days ugo Ben
ntnger killed a big hog und when it
was ready for the "debristling" pro
cess placed it on a stone boat and
poured gasoline over it, applying the
At first it looked as though the
experiment might be successful,\ but
the boat caught lire and an instant,
later a pail of gasoline burst into
Alarmed by the impending loss of
his tine pig, Benninger gave the pail
a vicious kick and came near "kick
ing the bucket," according to the
common usage of the phrase.
Ills clothing caught lire, .and but
for the timely aid of his son he
would have been seriously burned.
The hog. somewhat singed, was
S. S. Officers Are Elected
in York County Borough
Ig?wisberry, Pa., Dec. 30. —The
Methodist Sunday School board met
and elected the following officers:
Superintendent. D. L. Snavely; as
sistant superintendent, H. M. Sutton;
secretary of the schools, Miss Fatrle
J. Zlnn: assistunt secretary, Miss
Edith dine; secretary of the bourd,
J. P. Sutton; assistant secretary, Wil
liam D. Downs; treasurer, Miss Anna
Sutton; librarians, Paul Welker and
| Gerald Snavely; assistant librarians,
Russell Weigle and Hurry Fickel;
pianist, Mrs. D. L. Snavely: assist
ant pianist, Miss Edith Cllne; choris
ter, D. L. Snavely; superintendent of
home department, Mrs. Ella M. Sut
ton; of cradle roll. Miss Julia S'ut-
I ton: of missions, Mrs. E. A. Penning
| ton; assistant. Miss Mary Frankeber
! ger; of temperance, H. M. Sutton;
j superintendent of the elementary de
| partment, Miss Mary Frankeberger;
| assistant. Mrs. John H. Shettel; or
: ganist. Miss Anna Sutton.
Sunbury Hotelman Is
Dead; Had Been Railroader
Sutibury, Pa., Dec. 30.—Samuel
Weaver, for more than lip.lf a century
proprietor of the Susquehanna House,
'died at his apartments in that hotel
I Sunday morning Mr. Weaver was X 2
| years of age and was born at Mifflin
burg, Union county. When he was
two years old. the family moved to
Berrysburg. Dauphin county, and
from there to Trevorton. At the age
of 14 he went to work in the mines
at Trevorton. He left that occupa
tion to enter railroading,
j He was a brakeman on the first
train which carried coal from Treyor-
I ton to Baltimore.
j On April 1. 1569, he moved to this
I city, established the Susquehanna
j House at Fourth and Penn streets,
land spent the remainder of his life, a
period of 51 years, as the proprietor
lof that hotel.
Newport and Sherman's Val
ley Properly to Be Of
ferred on March 31
New llioomflrlri. Pa., Dec. 30.—No
tice been given by the Real E
tato Trust Company, of Philadelphia.
j trustee under the lirst consolidated
mortgage of the Newport and Sher
man's Valley Railroad, dated January
1, 1908. that all of the franchises and
property, real, personal and mixed, of *.
the railroad, will be exposed to sale
at the public sale rooms of Barnes
and Isjftland. Room 201. Bourse \
Building. Philadelphia, on Wednes
day. March 31.
The railroad was ordered sold by
the Perry county court recently. It
has its headquarters in Newport and
is a narrow gauge road extending
from Newport to New Germantown, a
distance of thirty miles. It is located
entirely within Perry county and was
built twenty-five years ago by David
Gring. Its present president. During
its existence it has experienced many
trials and vicissitudes and the result
of the sale will be awaited with in
terest. It is the' sole outlet for the
western section of Perry county.
David Sunderland, Once
Traveling Salesman, Dies K
Lewis town, Pa.. Dec. 30.—1n the
death of David Sunderland, which
occurred here on Saturday night, one
of Lewistown's best-known citizens
passed away. He was a traveling
salesman for at least 15 years. Pre
vious to that time he had been In
the grocery business. He was born
ami reared In Lewistown. Every
person here knew him. He quit the
road about a year ago and was em
ployed at the Standard steel works
until his health failed. He was 54
years old.
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root is not
recommended for everything, but if
you have kidney, liver or bladder
trouble, it may be found just the
medicine yo,u need. Swamp-Root
makes friends quickly because its
mild and immediate effect is soon
realized in most cases. It is a gen
tle, healing herbal compound—a
physician's prescription, which has
proved its great value in thousands /
of the most distressing cases, ac
cording to reliable testimony.
At druggists' in large and medium
size bottles.
You may have a sample-size hot
tie of this always reliable prepara
tion- by Parcel Post, also pamphlet
telling about it. Address Dr. Kilmer
& Co., Binghamton, N. Y., and en
close ten cents, also mention the
Harrisburg Telegraph.—Adv.

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