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No* 9280 ■ration o •*. CUMBBRUANO VALLEY tjWaat* Sraaoh Baohaaf. ... .W* »48»4< Thursday, April £9, 1015. APRIL Son. Hon. Tom. Wed. Thar. FrL Sat. * 12 3 :• 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 % 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 MOON'S PHASES— Last Quarter, 6th; New Moon, 14th; First Quarter, 22nd; Pull Moon, 29th. WEATHER FORECASTS Harrisburg and vicinity: >"air t0,4) ,4) • night and Friday. Moderate tem- Eastern Pennsylvania: Unsettled this afternoon; generally fair to-night and ■B* * Friday. Moderate temperature. Mod erate variable winds becoming westerly. YESTERDAY'S TEMPERATURE IN HARRISBURG Highest, 72; lowest, 57; S a. m., 65; S p. m., 57. SPEAKING WELL OF COMPETITORS Professional etiquette is going to be tried by the members of the New York State Music Teach ers' Association. It is to be hoped that the im provement will be permanent and that it will iu time be introduced among musicians of artistic temperaments" everywhere. The New York teachers have confessed that they have been "knocking" one another and "steal ing" one another's pupils. They now repent of their sins and want to prevent further breaches of professional ethics. Instead of speaking disparag ingly of one another's work and making gestures of disgust at the mention of rivals, they will here after smile sweetly and say the pleasantest of things about their, to all appearances, highly esteemed competitors. Physicians have a code of ethics which has done much to inspire in the public a respect for the profession. Honorable doctors of medicine do not sueak about whispering of the failures of their fellow practitioners and seeking to draw to them selves the patients of those other practitioners. On the contrary, they say nothing but good about their competitors, or if they know nothing good to say, they make no remarks at all on the subiect. Music teachers who are constantly finding fault with others of their profession can hardly be con sidered reliable. Their judgments certainly are biased and when they give expression to their unfair opinions they are exhibiting rather mean dispositions. They would be respected, on the other hand, if they were to have occasional words of praise for worthy rivals. The music teachers merely provide an example because the reforms which those of New York are bringing about happen to suggest this discussion. The professions and trades are very few. in fact, in which competitors are not most often "knockers." The milkman imparts startling information regard ing the sanitary conditions surrounding another milkman; the butcher knows of deplorable unfair ness in the dealings of another butcher; the barber makes remarks about the poor job done by the pre ceding hair-cutter; the lawyer has serious fault to find with the methods of the member of the bar on the next floor, and the shoemaker cannot under stand how the fellow who put heels on those shoes onee before could have made such a botch of it. Two of a trade %vho are able to say compliment ary things of each other from time to time are a rare couple. They deserve the highest respect whenever any such are found. WHERE TOURISTS HAVE NO BUSINESS There is a recklessness which does not deserve to be encouraged in persons who want to visit the belligerent countries at this time for no other pur pose than to gratify their curiosity. If Secretary Bryan in his published statement that the State Department does not deem it advisable to issue passports to mere sightseers was at all at fault, the fault was that he was entirely too polite in his refusal of the passports. What he said was, in part: The Department believes that the presence of American tourists in and about places where military operations are being carried on is most undesirable, and can give such persons no assurance that they will be immune from arrest and difficulties if they persist in attempting to visit such places. Had Secretary Bryan told the would-be tour ists just what he thvught of their intentions, his ■ •■■hV ■ % * •«. , ' • * • i .;v« ' •*3 HARRTSBURG STAR-INDEPENDENT, THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 29, 1915, communication might have made very interesting reading matter. He might have said, for instance, that the Department believes that the presence of American gadders in and about places where mili tary operations are being carried on would be de sirable only in the event that the gadders received suitable injuries to compensate them for their reck lessness. and that although the department can give such persons no assurance that they will b* immune from harm, yet it sincerely hopes that if they persist in attempting to visit such places they will be put to all the inconveniences that their rashness so richly deserves. Tourists have as much right to seek pleasure in the belligerent countries during this great strug gle as to have curious outsiders to look for diver sion in the operating rooms of surgeons during seriqus operations, or at the bedsides of dying strangers for whom they fcave no concern. This war is not being conducted for a spectacle. Blood is being shed iu bitter earnest. The scenes of conflict are not places of entertainment where any persons who have the price of admittance can see thrilling sights and experience unusual sen sations. The tragedies which are being enacted on those scenes are terrible ones and persons who would see them enacted as they would see a play on the stage are worthy only of contempt. Europe is in great need of volunteer surgeons and nurses. These America is supplying in geuer ous numbers. The afflicted nations are not in need, however, of idle tourists. Americans who will help are wanted, —not Americans who will hinder. MAKING OUR "BEAUTIES" AT HOME Just as the necessities of war are said <o'have mothered inventions in Europe of new and more powerful explosives, bread made out of straw and guns capable of hurling missiles further and fur ther than under the old standards, so, also as the result of the war, inventive genius has been devel oping in America, although, perhaps, along slightly different lines. While we in United States are not so much concerned about the development of things useful on battlefields as are our brethren who are belligerents, we must nevertheless find ways of pro viding ourselves with many things useful in peace for which, before the war, we depended on Euro pean sources of supply. Fortunately Americans are proving themselves well equipped to meet the emer gency and are turning out products "just as good as'' and in many instances "better than'' similar products that we used to get almost exclusively from abroad. For instance we are told that the Manufacturing Perfumers' Association of the United States, which is holding a convention in New York City, has let it be known through delegates that the war will not "cause a scarcity of rouge, perfumes, soaps, and other aids to beauty," for the simple reason that the American manufacturers of these things uot only have lately invented articles of this descrip tion which are "just as good" as the European brands but also have "put on more steam" §o as to be able to turn out large enough quantities of them to offset the shortage of importations attribu table to the European conflict. These assurances from the American manufactur ers that they are now thoroughly equipped to make "beauties" right at home doubtless will be very! comforting to those of our American ladies past fifty who may inwardly harbor the desire to pre serve the bloom of youth which they, perhaps, had at sixteen. Don't he too sure May frosts will not come on the heels of the slimmer weather we have been having in April! ' j We have laws against catching fish that are too small but none against telling stories about fish that are too long. They are fighting the proposed amendment under which otir City Commissioners would no longer be "non-partisan." When were our Commissioners ever that? With the State's pay rolls increasing and the State's revenues decreasing the Governor will have a good deal of cutting to do to "make the coat fit the cloth." Is there any actual progress toward the end of the war in the fact that 500 or 600 Frenchmen perished when a ; warship was blown up, or that 600 more Germans were slaughtered in the trenches? Does the sacrifice in either case bring any appreciable advantage to either side in the great European deadlock? x TOLD IN LIGHTER VEIN WHEN PUT TO THE TEST Even the man who says he wants nothing bitt justice hates to go to Court without a lawyer.—Dallas News. WHERE IT STARTED "Pa, who started the saying that a man's wife is his better half?" "Some man's wife, I reckon."—Houston Post. A QUESTION Fair Lady (to lawyer)—" Can I sue her for slander whether she proves what she said I said she said or not?" —Judge. A aOOD START "How are the plans for your new house coming along?" "Splendidly. Mv wife has finally laid out all the cup boards,she wants, and now all the architect's got to do is to build the bouse around them."—Ginger. ONE WAY TO DO IT Old Millionaire-—"My wife is droopy and gloomy all the time. I wish I could find a way to change her." Cynic—"There's only one way for a rich, old husband to do that." Old Millionaire—"What's the way?" Cynic—"Turn his sad, young wife into a merry widow." —Baltimore American. A SALESMAN'S SACRIFICE A salesman bought the only remaining steeping car space. An elderly lady next behind him in the line fa front of the ticket window burst into tears. "I mu»t have a berth on that train," she exclaimed; i "it's a matter of life or death!" The salesman gallantly sold his reservation to her. Next morning his wife was astonished to receive the following telegram from her husband: "Will not arrive until to-morrow. Gave berth to aii old lady last night."—Ginger. ENRICH THE BLOOD Hood's SroaparUU, a Spring Tonic- Madicine. Is Necessary Everybody is troubled at this sea son with loss of vitality, failure of appetite, that tired feeling, or with bilious turns, dull headaches, indiges tion and other stomach troubles, or with pimples and other eruptions on the face and body. The reason is that the blood is impure and impoverished. Hood's Sarsaparilla relieves all these ailments. It is the old reliable medicine that has stood the test of forty years,— that makes pure, rich, red blood—that strengthens every organ and builds up the whole system. It is the all-the year-round blood-purifier and health giver. Nothing else acts like it, for nothing else is like it. There is no real substitute; so be sure to get Hood's. Ask your druggist for it to-day, and begin taking it at once.—Adv. (\ Tongue- End Top ics | Discusses Suffrage Campaign An interesting interview with Mrs. Mabel Cronisc Jones, of this city, by a Najv York "Tribune" writer, on the suffrage situation in this State, ap peared in that newspaper yesterday. The "Tribune" story follows: "■No votes for women veils, no hikes, no circus stunts for the Pennsylvania suffragists. Their summer campaign will be conducted along purely educa tional lines, in contrast to the spectac ular methods of New York's battle for the vote. Suffrage leaders all over the country are watching the race between tLese two States with particular inter est because of this contrast in method. Mrs. Mabel C. Jones, of Harrisburg, one of the leaders of the Pennsylvania campaign, came to New York yesterday to attend the annual convention of the National Society of the Daughters of 1812, but she found time between com mittee meetings to talk of the suffrage campaign. • * * Against Freak Advertising " "The Pennsylvania Dutch are very conservative, you know. We wouldn't dare try any spectacular stunts with them," she said. "Even the little votes for women veil, w-hich is really very pretty, was turned down by our convention, aud as for the hike, it would be out of the question. It is the policy of the Pennsylvania women that freak advertising antagonizes more vot ers than it converts. We are going to have a big parade in Philadelphia Sat urday just to give the campaign a good start. Then there will be no more demonstrations until a few weeks be fore election. We shall have booths at the county fairs, speakers at the Chautauqua assemblies and field work ers all over the State to address pub lic meetings. Often these workers go into mountain hamlets of the Pennsyl vania Dutch, where the children of the first settlers do not yet speak English. Says Penrose Sidestepped "'The Governor is an enthusiastic! suffragist, and so is the State Superin tendent of Public Education. These two men will have an enormous influ ence. On the other hand, '"the gang's all there' in the large cities. The poli ticians are all opposed to us. Mr. Pen- ; rose? Well. lam having an interesting ' correspondence with Mr. Penrose this! very minute. He has made it very plain for a long time that he favored allowing the question to be put to the vcters, but he sidestepped any attempt 1 to get him on record as to the suffrage issue itself. We have decided now that it is time for him to take a stand. I ; have written to him twice, and intend to keep on writing until I get an an-j swer. We can't hope for much from the Progressive party. There isn't j any. However, those men all swore j thev believed in woman suffrage, and ] we are hoping they have not gone back | in that belief.* • • ' Daughters of 1812 Election "Mrs. Jones said suffrage would not be an issue in the election of the Daughters of 1812, although,the most prominent candidate for president is Mrs. Alice Bradford Wiles, a Chicago suffragist. One of the planks in Mrs. Wiles' platform provides for annual meetings in Washington immediately after the convention of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Under the present system the meetings is not held until a week afterward in New York. The delay entails expense and waste of time for persons like Mrs. ! Jones, who have political affairs calling them home. The election will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria." OLDEST CIRCUS MAN DIES "Pop" Baker Brought Out George Primrose, Famous Minstrel By Associated Press. Tokedo, 0., April 29. —Charles H. (Pop) Baker, 79 years ola, Known as the oldest circus man in the world, died here last night at the county in firmary from the infirmities of old age. Baker brought out George Primrose, minstrel, and twelve famous side show curiosities. He was in the circus busi ness 59 yeare. JOHN BUNNY LAID AT REST Moving Picture Actor Who Delighted Thousands, Burled In New York By Associated Press. New York, April 29.—John Bunny, a moving picture actor who delighted thousands of persons through the me dium of the films, was buried in Ever green cemetery here to-day. Celebrities in the moving picture world and managers, actors and actresses of the legitimate Dtage, at tended his funeral in the lodge room of the Elks club last night. Funeral services were conducted Dy the Elks and Masons. THE GLOBE ~ 1 f T K E BOY S'StORE .» .H- I' " 11 11 Stands For a Cleaner and Better Harrisburg, t H Mothers— r= Send Your Boy to The Globe To-moitow For a Fly Swatter —FREE The Globe co-operates with the Civic 11 : Club and the Health Authorities for a clean er and healthier city and will distribute 3,000 Fly Swatters FREE i As an additional incentive for a "real swatfest" we ■■ ■ ■ will duplicate the cash prizes offered by the Civic Club for the greatest number of flies killed during the season. The winners of the Civic Club prizes will also be the winners of The Globe prizes. The Fly Swatters will be distributed in our popular ~~ Boys' Department—Second Floor. UT- ■ The Daily Fashion Hint. ♦ • — ■s Afternoon gown of blue and white striped pussy willow taffeta. The outer skirt U draped in winged effect Sleeves of very thin creamy silk, vest and cuffs of dark blue velvet Sunday In >'<»* York A Henl Treat •3.00 Round Trip—S3.CO Special Excursion Pennsylvania Rail road, next Sunday, May 2. to the great metropolis, the most interesting city on the American continent. Special Train leaves Harrisburg 5.45 A. M. Caesarian Operation at Lebanon Lebanon, April 29. —A Caesarian op eration was performed yesterday at the Gooi Samaritian Hospital on Mrs. Harvey D. Smith, of Grantville, Dau phin county, who gave birth to an in fant son. The operation was success fully performed by Dr. A. C. Hawer, of Annville. THE LACE OF VENICE An Ancient Industry That Was Reviv ed by Queen Marpherita The lace of Venice has been celebrat ed for many centuries. It was made originally by nuns within the walls of convents for ecclesiastical garments. Then, with the fall of the Venetian re public, the convents were closed and the lace industry ceased to exist for an entire century. In 1870 the Princess Margherifra, aft erward Queen of Italy, took measures to revive it, especially as a means ot providing' employment for Venetian women. At 'present there are several schools, subsidized by the government, in which the art is taught. .. The pupils are women of all ages. Eacti site on a low stool and holdsr a plump, square cushion in her lap. On 5 this cushion is pinned a strip of paper, marked with the pattern to be followed, and into this pattern the nimble finger jer worker sticks glass headed pins, | about which she twists her threads. Prom twenty to fifty shuttles depend from all sides of the cushion, and these are thrown across the ibaek with the ra;idity of a typist handling the keys of her machine. The process looks so simple that it looks like play, but the lace produced ! represents thousands of dollars. The simple laces grow rapidly under the j dexterous fingers of the women, but ' the exquisite rose point and other siml ! lar sorts are evolved much more slow j ly.—Warper's Weekly. BThe Walger "New Model" Awning GUARANTEED FOR S YEARS Estimates Cheerfully Furnished P. B. EDELEN, Phone 679 J. 405 Telegraph Bldg. > . YEM We pay 3% interest, compounded every four months, on savings accounts of SI.OO and upwards. , This means that in addition to being in absolute safety, your savings when deposited with us will return you a good income. The secret of wealth is found in the habit of sys tematic saving—and this habit can best be cultivated with the assistance of a Savings Account in a strong financial institution. Let us serve you. - ■ * ■■ .i Man and Labor Lady Russell in her volume "Swal lowfield and Its Owners'' points out that in 1820 the Berkshire estate came into the hands of Sir Henry Russell, who had been a friend of Dr. Johnson. It was at Russell's table that one (Jay the doctor maintained that "no man loved labor, no man would work if he could help it." Reynolds objected ami gave Pope for instance. But Pope's in spiration, said the doctor, "was the love of fame and not the love of la bor. Leander swam the Hellespont, but. that dopsn't prove that he loved swim ming."