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Circulation Examinee! by THB ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN ADVBRTIB3RS. r*" TELCPHON~is! BILtT" Private Braneh (lehania No. 9280 _ . . _ _ _ _ CUMBERLAND VALLEY PHvate Branoh Eaohema No. 143J41 Wednesday. April 14, 1015. APRIL Bun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. * 12 3 "■ 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 16 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 MOON'S PRASES— Last Quarter, 6th; New Moon, 14th; First Quarter, 22nd; Full Moon, 29th. WEATHER FORECASTS '!T>? Harrisburg and vicinity: Fair to aHt night and Thursday, continued cool; /! VI tV* lowest temperature to-night about 38 i degrees with light frost in exposed JFC*' Eastern Pennsylvania: Fair to-night 'WB* tt and Thursday, not much change in tem- Ibaperature. Light frost in exposed places to-night. Moderate northerly winds. YESTERDAY'S TEMPERATURE IN HABRISBUBG Highest, 52; lowest, 42; 8 a. m., 43; 8 p. m., 80. "EASY DIVORCES" REVIVED IN RENO Reno, Nevada, has been a comparatively dull place in the last two years, or since the Barnes amendment to the divorce law made one year's residence in the state imperative for couples seek ing legal separation, but now things are beginning to "pick up" again, for Governor Boyle has signed a new law which cuts the residence requirement down to six months. The immediate effect of this law has been that again persons seeking divorces are rushing to Reno, re-establishing the "divorce t colony" and entering boisterously into the amuse ments provided in the dance halls and cabarets. In fact Reno, which has profited much from the "easy divorce laws" of the past, is beginning to reap again the money that the "divorce industry" brings to that wide open town. Already we are told that the divorce colony, which until recently had been deserted, has one hundred residents and is rapidly growing. That means that one hundred persons from other states have gone to the Nevada town with the intention of remaining there six months so that, under the free and easy law of the state, they can go into court at the end of that time and seek legal separa tion from their wives or husbands, and then go back to their home states. Judging from the action of the Reno divorce courts of other years, there is little doubt of their getting the desired decrees, — after, of course, having liberally remunerated the Reno lawyers who plead their causes. It has been stated that the average cost of a Reno divorce is $2,500, exclusive of "entertainment and sundries" that usually are elaborate and costly. During the two years previous to the passage of the Barnes amendment 1,281 divorce suits were filed in Reno, a city of only 12,000 inhabitants. If any other argument were needed to prove that at least the majority of the people who go from all parts of the country to obtain divorces in Reno are persous who regard the marriage vow as something that can be assumed and set aside almost at will, that argument is contained in the fact that, men and women seeking divorces are rushing to Reno at this time, after persons of their character had shunned the place in the last two years. Mosft of them, apparently, are persons who think it is well enough to be divorced if they ean obtain legal separation through six months' residence in the Nevada resort, but who are not so eager for divorce as to be willing to pass a whole year there. It is hard to see iiow such persons can regard the marriage vow, when they take it, as a permanent obligation. NO SEPARATE PEACE FOR HUNGARY Together with rumors that there are before long to be additional nations participating in the war. come persistent reports that certain of the present belligerents are soon to sue for peace. It has been reported, and of course denied, that Germany and Austria have been considering peace negotiations, and also that 1 iirkey has been contemplating a sep arate. peace. Equally persistent have been the assertions of late that the Hungarians will endeavor independently to withdraw from hostilities if the Russians break through the gates of Hungary at which they have been battering for the last twelve weeks and pour into the land. At present a Russian invasion of Hungary is certainly possible, but a separate peace hardly is. Although the Hungarians may care little for the Austriaus and less for the principle of dualism HARKiSBURG- STAR-TWDEPENTiENT, WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 14, 1915. which has made these peoples partners, they could not well act independently of the Austrians even should such a catastrophe as the fall of Budapest be imminent. According to the latest dispatches, it appears that the Russians arc having some difficulty mak ing progress in the Carpathians. Although their foes are generally mentioned/as Germans and Aus trians, the €znr's troops are meeting with resist ance from the Hungarians as well. The latter seem to be taking a rather active part in defending their country, as evidenced by the following passage from an account of an engagement in the Car pathians, which came through Petrograd and London: The most determined opposition 011 this whole line of battle was 011 the part of the Hungarians, whose fighting qualities are being highly complimented by Russian officers. If there is truth in that little item, —find it does not seem that the Russians would gjve their ene mies undeserved praise,-—then the Hungarians must be not only as loyal to the German-Austrian forces as are the Germans and Austrians themselves, but even more energetic than their allies in opposing the invaders. That the Hungarians will sue for separate peace surely appears improbable when it is remembered that the government of Austria-Hungary is domi nated by Hungarians. If there were to be any ne gotiations entered into with the Allies independ ent of Germany the contracting party would surely be Austria-Hungary as a whole, and even such ne gotiations could not well be made until there Is a much clearer knowledge than at present of what the final terms of peaee will be. LUNATICS WHO ARE NOT DANGEROUS The superintendent of a New Jersey asylum for the insane is responsible for a declaration that all insane persons are not idiots and imbeciles, that some arc "abnormal persons who are not danger-, ous" and that in this latter class belongs one out of every ten human beings, lie does not recommend the confinement of all insane persons coming under his classification and therefore cannot be considered to be trying merely to help along lys business. If the distinguishing marks of persons lacking sanity arc that they are "abnormal" and "not dan gerous," then the estimate of one insane person out of ten does not seem to*be a fair one. It is to<f low. There are at large vast numbers of persons who have extreme peculiarities and are therefore in certain respects abnormal, yet who are certainly not dangerous so long as those who come in con tact with them make necessary allowances for their eccentricities and do not commit the indiscretion of entering into arguments with them. Since the very nature of the classification pro vides that the large proportion of the insane are not dangerous, it hardly seems possible that per sons unsound mentally can under ordinary condi tions be distinguished from sound ones. A search for the one lunatic to every nine normal beings may be altogether futile. Of the mentally deranged who are free to wander where they will, there are surely very few who would find congenial surroundings in an institu tion where, despite the high qualities of some of ,the inmates, the walls are high and the window gratings firm. Well, mav be we can survive without a state flower! Eight million, five hundred dollars ought to help the roads a little. The "shorter and uglier" word is being used rather freely in the McAdoo-Riggs Bank controversy. A Baltimore newsboy has given President Wilson a badge entitling the President to spll papers. Dr. Wilson is thus assured of remunerative employment if, to the nation's dis appointment, he fails to come back to the White rfouse for another term. Former President Taft and former President Roosevelt shook hands when they met in New Haven yesterday. It is said to have been the first time they exchanged greetings since they came to the parting of the political ways, and Mr. Ta£t made the first advances. Perhaps the Colonel's acceptance of Mr. Taft's proffered hand signifies a willing ness of the Bull Moose chieftain to get back on the G. O. P. bandwagon! TOLD IN LIGHTER VEIN FRIENDLESS "Have yon no friends?" asked the Recorder. "No, Judge; nothin' but relatives."—Ncwburgh Journal. TOUGJI LAMB By ordering spring lamb in a poor restaurant you realize how tough it is to die young.—Cincinnati Times-Standard. WHICH? "The Oregon woman, 72 years old, who killed a bear with a hoe certainly takes the cake,' says an admiring Springfield paper. The hoc-cake or the batter-cakef— Kansas City Journal. APPALLING "The disasters at sea are appalling!" "yes," replied the Englishman who now favors Prohibi tion; "the only thing a man isn't supposed to take a chance on drowning is his sorrow."—Washington Star. HIS MOVE He —"I didn't know it was so late. Arc you sure that clock is going*" Feminine voice from above—"lt's going a whole lot faster than you are, young man."—Penn State Froth. HE NEEDED A PHYSICIAN "A tramp at the back door who has already eaten a piece of that pie I made yesterday wants to know if you can do anything for him?" "Tell him, my dear, that I am a commission merchant, uot a doctor."—Houston Post. A SUBE SIGN Pretty Cashier—"Yon might give me a holiday to re cruit my health. My beauty is beginning to fade." Manager-—"What makes you think so!" Pretty Cashier—"The men are beginning to count their change."—Stray Stories. SHE KNEW Rather unexpected was the reply of a Mrs. Tommy At kins to a gentleman who inquired if her husband was at the front. "V us," she said, "an' I 'ope 'e'll serve the Germans as 'c served me."—Boston Transcript. INDOOR LIFE MAKES FAT Take Oil of Xoraia to Keep Weight Down, Or to Reduce Superflu ous Fat People who are confined withih doors and who are deprived of fresh, invig orating air and exercise must take pre caution to guard against over-stoutness, as fat acquired by indoor life is un healthy and a danger to the vital or gans of the body. Lack of exercise in the fresh air weakens the oxygen-carry ing )tower of the blood, so that it is unable to produce strong muscles and vitality «.nd the formation of unsightly and unhealthy fat is the result. If you are 15 or 20 pounds above normal weight you are daily drawing on your reserve strength and are constantly lowering your vitality by carrying this excess burden. Any person who is tied in their own mind that they are too stout should go to a good druggist and get a box of oil of korein capsules, and take one after each meal and one just before retiring at night. Even a few days treatment should show a noticeable reduction in weight, digestion should improve, energy re turn, footsteps become lighter and the skin less flabby in appearance. Oil of korein is inexpensive, cannot injure, helps the digestion and is de signed to increase the oxygen-carrying power of the blood. Any person who wants to reduce their weight 15 or 20 pounds should give this treatment a trial. There is nothing better.—Adv. [Tongue-End Top ics | Chivalry in Modern Warfare Chivalry still persists in modern Tarfare, as is proved by the, experi ence of a non-commissioned officer in 'a Baden regiment, who was wounded in the recent fighting at La Bassee be tween the Germans and the British. In one of the repeated charges by which the celebrated brickyards changed bands so often the non-com missioned officer led his squad to with in fifteen yards of the British trenches, where he fell wounded by six bullets. His comrades, who were forced to fall back to their own trenches fifty yards away, tried to carry off the body of their supposed dead leader, but were unable to do so owing to the heavy fire. Twenty-four hours later the British dh co\cred that the wounded officer was still alive and called to him to come to their trench, promising him good treatment. He was unwilling to do so and, instead, raised himself on his elbow and called to his friends: '' Come, get me. I don't want to be a prisoner of the English." The Germans shouted to tho British ! a request for permission to bring in ! the wounded man; the British promised | not to shoot and two German soldiers 1 ventured boldly out of their trenches, crossed the intervening space and car ried the wounded man back, not a shot being fired and both British and Ger mans joining in cheers. The story is printed with approving comment in the German papers. ••• 8,000,000 Pieces of Mail Dally The imperial poatoffice in Berlin has | met the numerous complaints of slow service of the so-called "field post" by publishing some statistics showing the . enormous amount of work carried on by this branch of the service. The field post takes every day 8,000,000 pieces of mail for distribution among | the soldiers at the front and in gar- J rison, and it sends back from the front 2,000,000 pieces, not to mentiou some ! 325,000 pieces sent from one army to the other. The mail sent to the front must first be assorted according to troop organizations into 14,000 piles, and the letters alone fill 30,000 bags daily. The postoftice itself has contributed its share toward swelling the ranks of the German armies, not less than 70,000 of its officials being now under arms. This is another Reason for dilatory service, as the 'places of these men have in mauy cases had to be filled with untrained persons. Some 600 automobiles are used in transporting the mails from the railways to the troops. Showing Up Catch-penny Devices The Royal Museum of Industrial Arts, at Stuttgart, Germany, has begun a unique collection and is gathering for exposition purposes al! the incongruous, bogus, inartistic and catch-penny de vices which unscrupulous dealers, ta king advantage of the war, have manu factured and are foisting upon the pub lic by appealing to its patriotism. Friends of the museum in all parts of the empire are daily sending in either actual samples of "horribles" or pho tographs of them. The articles against which the museum is waging its war embrace every conceivable kind of gift offered for sale as "liebesgaben" for the soldiers in the trenches, * • * Making Food of Skins and Bark Dr. Hans Friedcuthal, inventor of the new process for converting straw into food, both for human beings and animals, has now, according to "Vor waerts," made the announcement that all non-poisonous substances, including skins, peelings and the bark of trees, may be coverted into wholesome eat ing matter if thoroughly disintegrated and properly treated. • * * German Praise for a Frenchman In contrast to the aetion of the French Academy of Science in striking frcm its rolls, at the outbreak of tho war, the names of all German members, Germany's corresponding body, the Im perial German Institute of Berlin, not only has retained its French members, but has paid them high honor when they have fallen in battle. In the In stitute's year book, just published, fol lowing a list of Gtrmau members who THE QLOteE 1 ' OPEN TILL SIX THE GLOBE Todays the Da y- Baseball season opens—everybody xiHMK i happy —everybody young again— felp?P4, Those Suits at "15" Our suits for Spring are younger than ever, Some of the young models are rather extreme, but, what's the use of mmm being young if one must be conservative and dignified. Suits for the older men who feel yonng—"youthful stouts" for the young appearing stout fellow—suits for everybody. All the new checks, plaids, stripes and plain fabrics in our exclusive Pfelltil models, at In BS MM ! | Sharp and Chilly Days—A Top Coat | j Wi% I !'< Boxy loose-fitting coverts and knitted fabrics are in the front j! WKM UvUl \ >' '' ue of fashion —nicely made with satin yokes. Plenty conserva- |! rail n '' <i v e coats here also—dark Oxfords aud Grays—all silk lined, ! j ■ 11 II *ls and *2O § WM' 1 ' j Something New—A Knitted Sport Coat For golfing—for motoring—for all sports/ A natty coat of ' j close-knit fabric resembling cloth. Jaunty style with Norfolk VeS P^ Moulder room and prevents "kicking Separate Worsted Trousers at $3.50 Neat striped effects that exactly imitate the patterns of the highest priced trousers —light, medium and dark—also blue serges of good weight and quality—sizes to fit every build. THE GLOBE " The Friendly Store" have been killed, there is iusertcd this notice: "In the ranks of our opponents fell, as captain of territorials: "Dr. Joseph Dechelette, conservator ot' the museum in Roanne, member of the Institute since 1907. fionor to his memory.'' WHOLE TOWN HUNTS BEAR Business Suspended Two Days by Chase at Redding, Conn. ©anbury, April 14.—Headed by H. P. MfcCollum, premier hunter of Red ding, followed 'by one hundred farmers armed with shotguns, pitchforks, rakes and other implements, natives of Red ding last night chased through the for ests otf the town a big bear but were unable to get within range. For two days the bear has eluded the populace of the town, although-business was suspended. The hunters have caught glimpses of it from time to time and suspei't Brci of waxing fat from raids on their chicken coops. Although the whole population is bearing arms, latest bulletins from the frout arc to the effect that the 'bear has beaten his foes in strategy. PAYS LIFE PREMIUM, KILLED Aged Man Whom Trolley Car Dragged Is Identified by Pass Book New York, April 14. —Attempting to cross Third avenue ai Thirtieth street early last night, Matthew Rooney, 70 years old, of No. 237 East Twenty- Sixth street, was killed 'by a northbouiid trolley car. He was drugged ten feet by the forward trucks before Motor man John Mulaehev could stop the car. Mr. Rooney was identified through a pass book, which showed that he had tpaid his life insurance premium a few hours before the accident. He lived with Mrs. Mary Clark, an aged and in valid relative. Mrs. Clark said she had urged Rooney to make the insurance payment in t'he afternoon. BLUNDERING REPORTERS "Drunkenness is folly!" earnestly exclaimed Bishop Magoe in the House of Lords on a celebrated occasion. How horritied was the prelate to read in the papers next morning that he had given utterance to the very bacchanalian sen timent, "Drunkenness is jolly!" Lord Salisbury was a master phrase maker, but one of his best points was spoiled when a careless reporter turned his reference to "manacles and 'Mani toba'' into the meaningless "manacles and men at the bar." Sir William Hareourt was badly mis quoted once. "Great is Diana of the Ephesians!" he exclaimed upon the platform, but one paper had it: "Great Dinah! What a farce is this!" Lack of knowledge of familiar quo tations <9 a prolific source of misreport ing. For instance, a speaker once n/ade use of the well-known lines from Milton's "L'Allegro:" "But come, thou goddess, fair and free, In heaven yclept Euphrosyne." The brilliant reporter deputed to "take him down" was in despair. He could not make head or tail of this mysterious utterance. But. follpwing the sound as far as possible, he seized his pen and produced the following gem: » "But come, thou goddess, fair and free. In header she crept and froze her kn£e.'' The speaker was taken down in more senses than one*—'London Answers. / 1 DEAF The Little Gem Ear Phone The flimsiest, smallest and most j perfect hearing device. Pronounced by deaf people the most satisfactory one ever Invented. The Auto >ln*naftr stops head noises j —l'ree private demonstrations. v^fl&EQllloßnDEP^ Wit.. M. C. floater, ...urkrt St. ' CLASSIC WA Selected by J. Howard Wert No. 30. THE AMERICAN PATRIOT'S SONG BY DANIEL M. SMYSER The compiler turns, with pleasure, from the sickening portraitures of fields of European slaughter, to give, in this number, the exultant song of the happy and prosperous American freeman as penned by a gifted member of the Penn sylvania bar. Whilst an able lawyer and a learned and upright judge, Hon. Daniel M. Stnyser was also a poet of great force and vividness of expression. Whilst at the head of the Gettysburg bar, he was called to become President Judge of Montgomery-Bucks judicial district. The poem here given was orig inally written for an old-time Fourth of July celebration held in the forests of Gulp's Hill which many years later echoed to the musketry of the armies of Meade and Lee locked in deadly combat. ♦ Hark! hear ye the sounds that the winds on their pinions Kxultinglv roll from the shore to the sea, With a voice that resounds through her boundless dominions? "Tis Columbia calls on her sons to be free! Behold on yon summits where Heaven has throned her, How she starts from her proud inaccessible seat; With nature's impregnable ramparts around her, And the cataract's thunder and foam at her feet! In the breeze of her mountains her loose locks are. shaken, While the soul-stirring notes of her warrior song From the rock to the valley re-echo, "Awaken, Awaken, ye hearts that have slumber'd too long!" Yes, despots! too long did your tyranny hold us, In a vassalage vile, ere its weakness was known; Till we learn'd that the links of the chain that controll'd us Were forged by the fears of its captives alone. That spell is destrov'd, and no longer availing. Despised as detested —pause well ere ye dare To cope with a people whose spirits aud feeling Are roused by remembrance and steel'd by despair. Go tame the wild torrent, or stem with a straw The proud surges that sweep o'er the straud that confines tlieni, But presume not again to give freemen a law, Nor think with the chains they have broken to bind them. To hearts that the spirit of liberty flushes, Resistance is idle, —and numbers a dream; — They burst from control, as the mountain stream rushes x From its fetters of ice, in the warmth of the beam. , HARRISBURG TRUST CO. 16 S. Market Square From the Report to the Banking Commissioner of April sth, 1915. RESOURCES Loans, $1,753,415.85 Bonds aud Stocks, 264,248.12 Real Estate, 147,800.00 Cash and Reserve, 56'5,318.96 Overdrafts, 310.69 $2,731,093.62 LIABILITIES • Capital, $400,000.00 Surplus, 400,000.00 Undivided Profits, 42,880.64 Dividends Unpaid, 115.00 Deposits, 1,888,097.98 $2,731,093.62 $2,143,197.36 Amount of Trust Funds $24,513,000.00 Corporate Trusts One Hundred Thousand Dollars to place on flrat mortgage* on Improved ml rotate In amount* from 1.100 to SIO,OOO, for one to tea year*. Partial payment* ran be made at any Intereat period, and Intereat will cea»e on amount* no paid on the principal. E. KEISTEB, Trust Officer.