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m LOST Solid gold foxtail link neck
1 chain, on Market street, between 1< tf
teenth and Twelfth. Finder return to
1161 Market «treet and receive reward.
LOST Sunday night a week, De
cember 21. green enameled long pin.
with green setting and two P®*rls,
either from Board of Trade to Squaie.
or OJI Oberlln line trolley. Reward If
returned to this office. (
LOST Between Dauphin Hotel and
BllAndale Forge, open-face, stem
winder gold watch, with
Harvester Co. fob. Reward if left a
Dauphin Hotel, Dauphin Pa. Albert
Allen. - •
LOST, STRAYED OR STOLEN—
Collie pup, two weeks ago. Black ana
white with collar. Reward if returned
to Mrs. E. Baer, 131 North Summit
street, Harrisburg. _ f
LOST Lady's open-face sil 4?'
watch, with fob. Initials J.' S. T. Re
ward if returned to City Board of
Health, Telegraph Building.
FOUND At Twenty-first and perry
streets, a lady's b «adhandbag.Owner
can have same by calling at 738 souin
Twenty-first street and paying for tills
ad. _ mtmm
Help Wanted —Male
MEN prepared as Bremen. Brake
men, Electric Motormen, Colored Sleep
ing Car Porters. Hundreds put o work
S6O to $l5O month. No experience nec
essary. 800 more wanted. Flrst-ciass
Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York
roads. Steady work. Inter Railway,
Department 27fi, Indianapolis, Ind. y
A HUSTLING yougg man to introduce
and advertise our different Home Kenne
dies and Extracts, among the families
from Lewistown to Midaletown. "1-
manent position. Salary and ail ex
penses paid. Address The Dill Medicine
Co., Norristown, Pa.
YOUNG man for farm, one that has
good habits; state wages expected lor
winter months and summer months,
one that has experience. Address vk..,
44 3, care of Telegraph.
Help Wanted —Female
AN experienced white cook; must
have references. Address R., care
CAPABLE white girl for general
housework in small family; must sleep
home; good wages paid. Apply at 414
Brlggs street. (
COMPETENT white cook, chamber
maid and waitress. Also nurse for small
family. Reference. Good wages. Apply
617 North Second street;
EXPERIENCED girls, also learners,
for fitting room. Apply Harrisburg
Shoe Mfg. Co,. Vernon street. Harris
bucg, Pa. _
GIRL for general housework and
cooking; $5 a week; small family. P.
G. Hartman, New Cumberland, Pa.
GIRL for general housework; must
sleep home; reference required. Call
227 Pine street.
GIKLS wanted, at once, to work in
i packing and fitting room. Apply
Devine & Yungel Shoe Mfg. Co., Six
teenth and State streets.
GIRLS, with power machine experi
ence, t<» make Infants' shoes. Those
having shoe experience preferred. Ap
ply Dauphin Shoe Co., 320 Market
street, Fourth Floor, over Tlife Hub.
EXPERIENCED girl or middle-aged
woman, for general housework in small
family; wages, five dollars per week.
Apply Mrs. J. B. Leithiser, I-I>rshey, Pa.
WOMAN competent to act as fore
lady in fiat work department. Troy
Laundry, 1620-26 Fulton street.
Help Wanted—Male and Female
MEN AND WOMEN GET Government
Jobs. $65 to $l5O month. Harrisburg
Examinations soon. Write Immedi
ately for free list of positions now
available and Spring Examination
schedule. Franklin Institute, Dept.
361J, Rochester, N. Y.
BY young man, position as clerk in
grocery store or second cook In restau
rant. Address C., 444, care of Tele
JANITOR wants position; any kind
of work; references. Address 124 Lib
WHITE man, carpenter, wants posi
tion. Inside work preferred. 11. A.
Kuhn, 2420 Jefferson street.
YOUNG man wishes position as clerk
in store; six years' experience; can
. write show cards, trim windows and
mercantile decoration. Address Box 4 40,
care of Telegraph.
YOUNG, married man wants work of
any kind. Clerical work preferred. Can
furnish reference. Call, or ;.ddress. 10
South Eleventh street.
REFINED widow desires position as
working housekeeper. Address W., 415
care of Telegraph.
A MIDDLE-AGED white woman
wants to keep house for a respectable
widower in the city or in a little coun
try town; can give the best of refer
ences. Address B„ 441, care of Tele
COfjORED woman desires day's work,
or washing and ironing to do at home.
Apply 615 Primrose street.
COLORED woman wishes place as
cook or work of any kind. Address
3 916 lx>gan avenue.
COOK or second girl In good fam
ily. Apply 1400 Marlon street.
EXPERIENCED dressmaker wishes'
w „°L k , by thR 'lay- Addres K., 436, care
MIDDLE-AGED woman would like
home in refined. Christian family,
where companionship and assistance in
light work would be accepted in lieu
of board. Address R„ 431, care of Tele
'washings to do at home. Ap
ply 804 Capital street.
x \ SOBER and Industrious salesman
to handle our line of high grade lubri
cating oils and boiler compounds in
Pennsylvania territory. Give age, ex
perience and references with applica
tion- Jhe Franklin Oil & Gas Co , Bed
Real Estate For Sale or Rent
FOR SALE OR ~RENT, three-story
brick, nine rooms and bath, 262 Forster
street, corner Myrtle. Inquire George A.
Gorgas, 16 North Third street.
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
IiOT 125x125 IT.
COP. Middletotvn Pike and
Improved with a 2% -story, 7-
room and outkltchen frame dwell
ing (single house.)
Frame horse stable and wagon
shed—chicken house—fruit trees
and grape vines.
Entire lot is fenced—trolley
■tops In front of property.
For prompt buying we will
make the price $1,200; reason
able amount casli.
Miller Bros. & Baker
Federal Square, llnrrlaburg
. "Ir '
THURSDAY EVENING, HARRISBURG G&&& TELEGRXPH JANUARY 1, 1914.
ANY intelligent person can earn good
Income corresponding for newspapers;
experience unnecessary. Send for par
ticulars. Press Syndicate, 798, Lock
port. N. Y.
I MADE $50,000 In five years in the
mall order business, began with $6.
Send for free booklet. Tells how. Hea
cock. 366 Lockport. N. Y.
FOR SALE—Reasonable, an up-to
date meat market doing a thirty-five
thousand dollar business yearly, with
or without real estate. Apply to Drelbil
bls & Son, Mlllersburg, t'a.
ELECTRIC FANS WANTED Two
or three second-hand fans In good
condition. Name price. Address A..
437, care of Telegraph.
WANTED, at once, nve tons of red
clcfver hay. Address Stoufter Poultry
Farm,. P. Q. Box 224. Harrisburg.
- ■ Rooms For Rent
FURNISHED ROOMS, single or en
site; all conveniences, Including phone;
reference required. Apply 1015 North
NICELY furnished, front room; elec
tric light and gas; steam heat. Inquire
1219 North Second street
11. H. PEFFEK
EXPRESS, Baggage and Freight
hauled and ' Parcels delivered. Piano
and Furniture Moving a specialty;
storage; Furniture packing. Bell phone
1684 J. 1119 Montgomery street.
H. W. LATUH, Bourdlng Stable and
A a Clonal Traunter Co. Movers of
pianos, safes, boilers and general haul,
ing. H. W. Lathe. Manager, Fifth and
Woodbine streets. Bell phone No.
2503 R. j
Of all designs. Old floors made new.
Ask for catoiog. J. M. Smith, 2219
Brookwood street, Harrisburg, Pa. Bell
phone 1391 L
FOR falling hair try Gross' Quinine
Hair Tonic, prepared by Gross, the
Druggist and Apothecary, 119 Market
street. Harrisburg, Pa Telephone
orders given prompt attention. Bell.
REPAIRING AND UPHOLSTERING
with best material and by expert help.
Send us your worn furniture. Our best
efforts insure your satisfaction. 3. N.
Cluck. 220 Woodbine street.
BIG LOT of unredeemed Overcoats
for sale and masquerade suits for hire.
Phone 1251J i _^_ > _ < _____
Real Estate For Sale
98 ACRES, including 15 acres timber
—3 miles northwest of Goldsboro, one
mile south of Yocumtown 6-rooin
house bank barn running water
through farm. Also 10 acres of wheat
—4 cows one heiffer one steer
2 mules one horse 4. liogs 70
chickens all farming implements.
Price, $3,600.00. Brinton-Packer Co.,
Second and Walnut streets.
REAI. ESTATE FOR SALE
8-ACRE COUNTRY PLACE On
Carlisle trolley lO miles from Har
risburg. House barn and outbuild
ings in good repair. I am leaving Har
risburg; bargain to quick buyer. Ad
dress F L IvemplT lowner), P. O. Box
788, Harrisburg,- i J a.
$2,850 WILL BUY' a frame house at
Paxtang bath electric light
furnace lot, 60x150 garage, stable,
etc.—considerable fruit. Particulars at
Bell Realty Co., Bergner Building.
$2,000 WILL BUY a frame house on
North Second street, near Forster 7
rooms. Occupied by owner, who will
gladly permit inspection. Bell Realty
Co., Bergner Building.
55S WOODBINE ST. 3-story brick
and frame dwelling 8 rooms and
bath lot. 16x110 stable on rear.
Apply to Brinton-Packer Co., Second
and Walnut streets.
THREE-STORY brick dwelling; front,
and rear porches; all improvements;
good condition. Possession at once,
owner leaving city. Call 1946 Green
LOTS OF LOTS!!
THE biggest, the best, the cheapest
on Cainp Hill Heights. Call Bell 'phone
NEW houses. $1,500 to $6,000. Terms
reasonable. See D. E. Brlghtbill, In
surance and Real Estate. Both phones.
A 1 BUSINESS LOCATION. 1320 North
Third street, inquire at 1417 Green
ARK you Interested In buying a home
or making a 10 per cent, investment.
Seven two-story brick dwellings on
Boas near Fifteenth street,, with im
provements, about finished. I will be
on the premises 9 to 3 or by appoint
ment. Inquire E. O. Shaffner, 107 Boas
street. Bell phone 3 295 R.
Real Estate For Rent
BUSINESS PROPERTY No. 402 Wal
nut street, near Fourth street, three
stories and basement, elevator service,
sixe, 23x80. Lease for two years. Suit
able for most any business or manu
facturing, In heart of business section.
<"has. Adler, 1002 North Third street,
REAL ESTATE FOR RENT
1100 GRKKS ST. (corner house) —3-
story brick 8 rooms bath—steam
heat combination lighting cement
ed cellar - $35 and water. Miller Bros.
& Baker. Federal Square.
NEW 6-room housed with stables,
near Twenty-third street, at Edgemont,
lb mile north of Penbrook, and to cars.
Rent. $6.00. Address G. S. Hartman, 38
North Twelfth street, Harrisburg, Pa.
THREE-STORY brick house, No. 2110
Deny street; 8 rooms and bath; all
conveniences; back and side yards;
most pleasant place in the East End.
Call 2102 Derry street.
New house: all improvements; 8
rooms and bath; large lot; located at
3219 North Third. Call Bell phono
AT 946 South Twenty-first street,
small house with large lot. Rent, sls
per month. A. W. Swongel, 219 South
STORE ROOM, No. 331 South Four
teenth street; rent, $15.00. For par
ticulars see John C. Orr, 222 Market
ON even shares, 75-acre farm, eight
tniles from city. Address F., 436, care
FOR RENT—In Highspire, larpre 6- !
room house, with chicken house and hog
Wanted to Rent
WANTED TO RENT Modern house
all• conveniences, eight or ten rooms
with some ground. North. Front or Sec-i
ond street preferred. Two In family.
Address Box 446, care of Telegraph.
A. H. SHRENK, 1906 North Sixth
street. Bell phono 399W, experienced
Packer and tlnpacker of F jrnlture
cyna_and Bric-a-brac. '
Money to Loan
PROFIT-SHARING LOAN SOCIETY
WE HAVE ORIGINATED a new plan
of loaning money by which borrowers
share profits of lenders. Legal rates
easy terms, confidential. Offices, Rooms
6-7, 9 Nortli Market Square.
HARRISBURG STORAGE CO. Two
large brick warehouses, built ex
pressly for storage. Private -ooma
for household goods and unexcelled fa
cilities for storing all kinds of mer
chandise. Low storage rates. South
St. and Penr«. R R.
STORAGE 419 Broad street, for
household goods and merchandise. Pri
vate rooms, »i to *3. Wagons. 76 cents
per month. Apply D. Cooper & Co., 411
Broad street Both phones.
One font of 10 ip ». O. S. with Antique,
and one font of 12 pt. O. S. with An
tique; both fonts cut to run in lower
magazine Model 4, and in first-class
condition. These fonts can be used in
single magazine machines. The Tele
graph Printing Co., Harrisburg, Pa.
KINNELL Chain Bottom Emergency
Shoes and Red Tip Neversllp Emerg
ency Horse .Shoes. Also a large line
of Neversllp Red Tip Calks. Beware o£
the Icy streets. Harrlsburr Harness &
Supply Co., Corner Second and Chest
AT BARGAINS One Cadillac Road
ster; five-passenger Touring Cadillac;
five-passenger Overland; one 1913 In
dian Motorcycle. Also second-handed
cars at low prices. Apply West End
Garage, 1808 Logan avenue.
■ HARDWARE and Housefurnishlng
Store, strictly up-to-date; good estab
lished cash business, and a payer. Un
less you mean business, don't answer
this ad. Addres "Hardware," care of
WALL PAPER STORE., centrally
located, established more than fifteen
years, can be purchased cheap for cash
or terms to suit buyer. Apply Robert
A. Carl, 14 North Market Square.
OAK WOOD, stove length, new and
solid. Also kindling wood. Half load,
% cord, $3. Full Toad, IV4 cords, $6.
Delivered ,to Harrisburg promptly.
John Lehman, Plketown, Pa.
LARGE roll-top desk, solid ma
hogany; steel filing cabinet, oak roll
top desk, typewriter, all In good con
dition. Address J., 439, care of Tele
AN up-town restaurant doing a good
business. Reason for selling leaving
the city. Bargain to quick buyer. For
Information call Bell phone 1079 J.
RESTAURANT, good location, large
established trade, doing good business.
Good reason for selling. Address G..
448, care of Telegraph.
COASTER BRAKE BICYCLE, good as
new, 22-Inch frame, Peerless coaster
brake. This is a bargain. Come, look
it over at 1114 Captital street, rear.
PARTY leaving city will sacrifice
their household furniture, If disposed
of this week, all or any part. Call 2104
ONE oak meat rack, 8 ft. long. In
first-class condition. Will sell reason
able. Inquire of E. G. Patton, 622 Em
HOUS7EHOLD furniture, good as
new. Must be sold this week, leaving'
city. Call 1914 Fulton street.
AN Aquarium, about 3 feet square,
with table. Address A., 402. care of
FOR SALE CARDS on sale at the
Telegraph Business Office.
WANTED—Three unfurnished rooms,
with bath, for light housekeeping. Cen
tral location preferred. State price and
location. Address R., 447, care of Tele
FOR RENT Desirable officer In the
Telegraph RulldlUK. Kingly or cn-sultc.
Inquire at Uunlnesa Office.
ROOMS FOR RENT CARDS
secured at the Telegraph Business
NOTICE Is hereby given that on Mon.
day, January 12, 1914, at 10 o'clock A.
M in Court Room No. 1, of the Court
House, at Harrisburg Pa., application
will be made to the Court of Quarter
, Sessions of Dauphin County for an
I order and decree that the BOROUGH
OF DAUPHIN, in said county, be made
subject to *he restrictions and possess
the powers and privileges conferred bv
the Act of aeneral Assembly of this
Commonwealth, entitled An Act resru
lating boroughs, approved April 3,
1851 and tlifl amendments and the SUD
plenients thereto, and that the pro
visions of the former charter of said
borough shall be annulled so ft as
they a re * n conflict with the provisions
of said Act. in accordance with the po
tion of twenty-five qualified electors
and residents of said borou—n. present
ed to said Court on September 26, 1913
and by order of the Court filed oi
record to No. *.34 %, September Sessions
LOCKWOOD B. WORDEN.
Clerk of said Court
NOTICE is hereby given that Let
ters of Administration, d. b. n. c. t. a.,
have been granted to the undersigned
in the estate of Robert Snodgraes, late
of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Penn
sylvania, deceased. All persons owing
said Estate will please make settlement
at once, and those having claims are
requested to present them without de
HARRISBURG TRUST COMPANY,
Administrator, d. b. n. c. t. a..
THE Stockholders of the Dauphin
County Mutual Fire Insurance Com
pany are hereby notified tiiat a meeting
for the Election of officers for the. en
suing year will be held at the Ragle
Hotel. Linglestown, Monday. January
5, 1913. from 10:00 A. M. lo 3.00 P. M.
By order of the president.
S. S. MILLER,
THE annual meeting of the Stock
holders of the Harrisburg Bridge Com
pany will be held at the Board of
Trade, in the City of Harrisburg, on
Monday, January 5, 1914, between the
hours of 1 and 3 P. M., when they will
elect a President, Secretary and Treas
urer and twelve Directors to serve for
the ensuiug year.
JOS. B. HUTCHISON,
Secretary and Treasurer.
MONEY IN WHEAT
SIO.OO Buys Puts or Calls on 10,000
bushels of wheat. No Further Risk. A
movement of 6c from price gives you
chance to take $500.00; 4c $400.00; 3c
$300.00, etc. Write for particulars.
THE CENTRAL STOCK X CHAIN CO.
Park Hl<lk., Cleveland, O,
MONEY FOR SALARIED PEOPLB
tad others upon their own names.
Cheap rates, easy payments, confiden
Adam* * Co., It. 404. A N. Market 9%
Cards Neatly and
Can Be Secured at
216 Federal Square
[Continued From Page I]
Haly, the famous attorney whose
works on the law are standards of to
The Opening Kxerclses
The western half of the building was
filled when promptly at noon, Mr.
Dull called the meeting to order and
introduced Benjamin M. Mead the first
Mr. Mead, a former trustee told
how the library building was made
possible by the bequest in the will of
Airs. Haly, and briefly gave a few facts
concerning hor life. The new build
ing. he said will be a "beacon light for
the instruction and enlightenment of
this and future generations in Har
risburg. In closeing he expressed tno
gratitude of the people of the city
for the generosity of the donor.
Governor John K. Tener, the next
speaker, represented the State. He
called attention to the good such an
Institution does in a community and
the fact that Pennsylvania is unusually
happy In the number of Its libraries.
He said Harrisburg Is fortunate In hav
ing such an institution in such a
building, "but it Is not the strength of
the beauty of the building," he said,
"that counts so much as the way in
which It is used. It is a building
that should be treasured by this city
and this State."
The "People's University"
Thomas Lynch Montgomery, the
State Librarian, pointed out the in
creased value of public libraries in the
present day of "social, mental and in
tellectual unrest." Such institutions
as this are needed to help the youth
who starts out for himself at four
teen, the present average age of leav
in school. This is in truth the
'People's University' and the ideal of
those who conduct such an institution
must not be too high if the work of the
library is to be well done. The likes
and dislikes of the average person
must be appreciated and sympathized
with or the library will not be used by
those to whom It means most.
Mayor John K. Royal officially' re
corded the appreciation of the city of
Harrisburg for the bequest that "has
filled a long-felt. want. He said the
people of the city will use the new
library and it will remain through the
ages as a testimonial to the one .whose
generosity has made it possible.
Casper Dull, in Introducing Harry
A. Boyer, president of the School
Board, expressed the appreciation of
the board of trustees of the library
for the help given by the school dis
trict in the maintenance of the in
Boyer Points Out Its Value
Mr. Boyer explained as the reason
for the board giving this support the
realization of the great value such a
library would be to the teachers and
pupils of the public schools. "The
amount of use to which this institution
will be put will, of course, depend
altogether on the desire of the people
for self-improvement. A task for us
is to instill In the people of the city a
desire for this self-improvement. We
shall co-operate with the association
in bringing about the greatest pos
sible good from the use of this insti
Miss Alice R. Eaton, the librarian,
who has spent the past six months in
preparing the new library for the
opening day. read an enlightening pa
per on the history of libraries in this
city since the first one was started by
a group of men in 1790. She told of
the lapse of Interest In public libraries
in the middle of the last century and
the growth of private circulating
libraries; the beginnings of the State
Library, which for years after its
founding was used only by State offi
cials, and the organization of the pres
At 12.40 o'clock President Dull for
mally declared the library open to fhc
How Library Was
Given to the People
Harrisburg's new Public Library,
which stands at Front and Walnut
streets, one of the conspicuous cor
ners of the miles of parked river front,
was made possible by the benefactions
of Mrs. SaraJ. Haldeman-Haly, widow
of William Haly, a noted attorney,
and a member of the Haldeman fam
ily which has been so prominent In
affairs of Harrlsburg and vicinity for
over ISO years. Mrs. Italy died in
1896 and bequeathed $50,000 to es
tablish a fund from whose revenue
should be purchased books, periodicals
and other articles necessary for the
conduct of a library and SIO,OOO
toward erection of a new -library
building;. The executors were vested
with certain powers and, knowing
Mrs. Ifaly's great interest in securing
a proper library for the city, added,
on December 27, 1 897, the sum of
SIO,OOO in addition to what was con
veyed by the will of June 11, 1896.
On May 14, 1900, the executors for
mally turned over to the trustees of
the library the lot at Front and Wal
nut streets, which was the garden of
the home of Mrs. Haly, for a librarv
bulldlpg, which should be a memorial
to her. On January 31, 1902, the ex
ecutors donated SIO,OOO additional for
the erection of the building on con
dition that they approve the plans and
that the memorial idea be carried out.
This sum of SBO,OOO was invested in
mortgages and about $4 5,000 was
earned, so that when the building's
construction was begun there was
available about $125,000. Of this
amount $40,000 was to be used for
for building, SIO,OOO for furnishing,
which was required to be of the best
and most permanent character, the in
come on $50,000 for books, etc., and
the income on $2 5,000 for general ex
How well the i lea of a memorial
building that at the same time will
furnish the people of Harrisburg with
a splendid free library has been car
ried out Is apparent. The plans for
the new building were drawn by E. S.
Child, 29 Broadway. New York, and
the contract awarded to J. A. McKelvy
on May 22. 1912, by the building
committee, Messrs. D. Bailey Brandt,
HaldcnianO'Oonnor and James McCor
mlck. Jr. On May 27 the removal of
old buildings and the garden walls
began and on May 29 tho building
permit was issued by the city. The
cornerstone was laid on July 17, 1912
with simple ceremonies. On April l!
1913, the building committee accepted
the building and the trustees inspected
it In the evening of that day. The first
meeting of the trustees was held in
the hew building on April 15. Since
that time the Installation of the fur
niture and books has gone on, the last
permanent fixture, the marble clock,
being added yesterday.
of Colonial Design
The library stands on a lot about
52 feet i nFront street by 210 feet,
the buldllng being 40 by 170 feet. The
architecture is from the Colonial pe
riod, of the blue limestone so typical
of building: in this part of Pennsylva
nia. The beautiful main entrance is
taken from the Colonial house at
Homewood, near Baltimore, and the
entrance to the basement, in accord
ance with Colonial custom, Is under
the front piazza. The main cornice of
tho building was taken by Mr. Child
from a design by James Gibb, the
architect of famous St. Michael's
Church lu Charleston, S. C„ while
SHAMROCK COMPANY DEDICATES SEW CHEMICAL WAGON
W Jrjr **4 f! •=• '>s ?* *fyT v<r "
Another new piece of fire appara
tus, the Shamrock ho3e and chemical
wagon will be dodicated to-night with
a reception and banquet to start at
Owen M. Copclin, City Treasurer,
the ornamental windows are adapted
from Colonial structures. The wrought
iron railing, the lampposts and swing
ing lamps are all Colonial.
The main floor of the building is
lireproofed and the building Itself is
stone and tile. In the basement are
the assembly room, the trustees' room
and the book stack room. The main
library is on the second or main lloor
and Is a splendid room with ceiling
carried up through ,to the roof, fin
ished In white and with mahogany
furniturp. It is one of the most
beautiful llbra,ry rooms In this part
of the country.
History of the Public
Library in Harrisburg
The Harrisburg Public Library As
sociation succeeded library organ
izations dating back in the early days
of Harrisburg and revived about the
middle of the last century.
The present association was incor
porated November 29, 1889, the char
ter trustees being Charles L. Bailey,
William K. Alricks, Maurice C. Eby,
William H. Engle, L. O. Foose, John
W. Simonton, A. Boyd Hamilton,
Oscar S. Houtz, M. W. McAlarney,
James McCormick and Ehrman B.
Mitchell. Mr. Bailey was the first
president; Mr. McCormick, vice-presi
dent; Mr. Foose, secretary, and Mr.
Alrlchs treasurer. The first library
committee was composed of Con
gressman M. 13. Olmsted, Judge Si
monton, Dr. Egle, B. F. Meyers and
Mr. McAlarney. On April 12, 1890,
the Library was opened on the second
floor of the Kelker building on Mar
ket Square, the site now occupied by
the Johnson building, where it re
mained until it removed to the Locust
street building in 1895.
The presidents of the Library Asso
ciation have been Mr. Bailey, Judge
Simonton, Mr. Meyers, Mr. Eby and
The late Ehrman B. Mitchell, who
was a trustee from the beginning of
the association, was very active In Its
The present trustees are Casper
Dull, president; D. Bailey Brandt,
secretary: James McCormick, Jr..
treasurer; Hakleman O'Connor. W. S.
Steele, George A. Gorgas. Judge George.
Kunkel, William A. 8011, Arthur D.
Bacon. William M. Donaldson nnd A.
Boyd Hamilton. Miss Alice R. Eaton
is the librarian. She was formerly
connected with the State Library anil
the library of Utica, N. Y.
US BEGIN THEIR
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been killed and the wounded will' be
far In excess of that number. Horrify
ing sights were witnessed on the Amer
ican side before daylight. The wound
ed soldiers with shattered arms, legs
shot off and injuries that later proved
fatal, struggled through the river and
pleaded to the American soldiers for
help. All the physicians and medical
supplies available here were placed at
the service of the disabled federals.
Before daylight more than 200 wound
ed had sought relief on this side. Some
of these were so badly injured that
they begged the American soldiers to
From the war-scarred little village
of Ojinaga, back a mile from the river,
there came what appeared to be an
endless tide of wounded. The fight
on the border here had the appear
ance of being the most sanguinary con
flict of the present revolution.
Federal deserters also came to the
river in great numbers, indicating that
the bulk of Huerta's army was dis
posed to give up. All the deserters
who were not wounded, however, were
disarmed on this side and sent back by
Major McNamee, commanding the
United States border patrol. Major
McNamee has more than 300 guns
which he took from deserters. During
the night the groaning of the wounded
| on the battlefield on the opposite side
of the river could be heard by tho
American cavalrymen. The firing In
the darkness seemed to be heavier
than It bad yet been. All women,
children and noncombatants of Ojina
ga came to the river and were taken
to the American side.
The little Bed Cross headquarters on
this side where the federal wounded
are being cared for now is as active
as a Held hospital on a battlefield.
nKTIUKS AFTER I.ONli SERVICE
Chicago, 111., Jan. 1. T. p. Cook,
general manager of the Western Di
vision of the Western Union Telegraph
Company, with headquarters in Chi
cago, retired to-day after being In the
service of the rpmpany fifty years. W.
W. Ryder, manager of the railroad de
partment, will succeed Mr. rook
TWO KILLED BY DYNAMITE
Downlngtown, Pa., .Tan. 1. William
Kennedy, of this place, and Thomas
Allison, of Coatesvllle, were blown to
pieces near here to-day by the explo
sion of dynamite, wht«-h they we-e
thawing out for «se In road repair
work. Several workmen, who were
nearby, were not Injured.
MITCHELL WILL NOT STOP
Tensing. Mich., Jan. 1. John
Mitchell, whose term as vice-president
of the American Federation of
expored last midnight, announced to
day that bis retirement from official
life in the federation does not mean
that lie Will cease his activities In the
interest of labor. He said he would
| devote his time largely to writing for
has been selected to be the toastmas
-1 ter. Speeches will be made by Mayor
Royal and the city commissioners,
and George Tourney, a former Seventh
, ward common councilman. The ar-
HEALTH BOARD WILL
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announced his intention of asking the
commission to continue in office if the
members would agree, and at the
meeting last night the board consent
ed to serve.
"The Health Board kindly agreed
to serve," said Mr. Bowman in speak
ing of the matter this oiarning, "and
I appreciate this very much. The men
have served admirably prior to the
changing of the syste mof government,
returned splendid service to the City
and guarded its interests well. So,
naturally, I wished to retain them pro
vided they would serve."
Mayor Royal, it is understood, had
hoped for the retention' of the board
and the action of Mr. Bowman in ask
ing that it be retained was pleasing
Commissioner of Streets and Public
Improvements W. H. Lynch to-day
discussed very briefly the reported ac
tion of Mayor Royal as to possible
mandamus proceedings to prevent the
dropping of policemen. "As for the
mandamus end of the matter, that X
know nothing of," said he. "Anyway
I would prefer to leave such a matter
for Mr. Seitz, the City Solicitor, lie is
the legal advisor for the city.
Commissioner Lynch S|>caks
"As for the discussion about my ac
tion in Council last Tuesday relative
to the dismissal of Patrolmen Mitchell
and Haines and the appointment of
Messrs. Murphy and Cope, I can only
say that I think Council is the ap
pointing body, and that certainly one
member may be permitted to make
suggestions for changes in any city de
partment, when he thinks the city's
service would be improved. What
Council decides to do about it will be
for Council to say; every member has
"As for the significance of the move,
as had been spoken of, why I can say
this: Mayor Royal started this him
self, two weeks ago. if you'll remem
ber, when I asked that John Riley be
dismissed from the Highway Depart
ment for the good of the service. He
objected to and tried to prevent, the re
moval of Mr. Riley, and he really gave
no reason, if there has been anything
started, as the Mayor seems to think,
why the Mayor himself really started
Thompson to He Lieutenant?
Mr. Lynch only laughed when asked
if there was anything to the report
Nan Campbell, a Southern Belle Heads an All-star
Cast in "Marrying Money" at 77ie Majestic^
C ' A |
When the new American comedy, "Marrying Money," come to the Majes
tic Theater, to-night, local theatergoers will have a chance to see one of the
moot discussed stage beauties of recent years. The young lady's nam* la Nan
Campbell, and she is the typical young Southern beauty, who Is described BO
often In books and magazines. Tall, Rlender, with wavy blonde hair, a pure
Greek profile and an attractive personality. Miss Campbell has become at
once the rage and the despair of artists for whom she has posed in New York.
Her stage career has been comparatively brief, and covers onlv three seasons. *
She Is a protege of Kitty Gordon, who has aided her wonderfully in her stage
career. She made a big hit last season as leading woman of "The Bridal Path" ■
«nd with Blanche Ulu<c.
rangements are in charge of a com*
mittee of twenty, Including A. A,
Quibbs, president of the company;
Irvln Hiney, secretary; Will Simmers,
Francis Gardner and George Toomey.
that he intended having at least ten
more policemen dropped. "Why I
know of nothing of the kind," said he.
"T certainly haven't had any such
thing In mind."
The report was mors or lees gen
eral to-day to the effect that ex-Police
Lieutenant James P. Thompson, under
Mayors Gross and Meals, is to be ap
pointed to succeed Lieutenant Warden.
All the city and county offices were
closed to-day with the exception of the
City Clerk's office. City Clerk Miller
anil Assistant City Clerk Seaman were
at their desks for awhile and Marlon
Verbeke, clerk to the City Controller,
spent a busy day getting out the High
way Department warrants.
Commissioners Lynch and Bowman
didn't observe a holiday either, but
went right ahead with their work.
Public Health Service
Made Many Heroic Fights
By Associated Press
Washington, D. C., Jan. 1. —Uncle
Sam's health patrol ia catching its
breath on New Year's Day in antici
pation of the biggest year's work it
has ever undertaken. The summary
of the last twelve months' work, pre
pared in the Public Health Service
here contains a record of heroic lights
against disease, concerted opposition
to the invasion of foreign maladies,
and excursions into new fields of
medical exploration, which has had
no equal in the history of the Federal
Trained experts working under the
directions of Surgeon General Rupert
Blue and Assistant Surgeon General
Rucker have during the last year cov-_
cred every nook and corner of
country, routing out unknown diseases,
cleaning up infested places, teaching
communities and Individuals how to
guard against disease and protecting
the American public against diseased
immigrants, itinerant, "carriers" of dis
ease, unhealthful surroundings, in
fected rats and polluted drinking
Waldo Resigns Place;
Ousted Declares Mayor
Special to The Telegraph
New Yorak, Jan. 1. Rhlnelander
Waldo, for nearly four yoars pollen
commissioner of New York, put on his
hat and walked out of headquarter,-,
yesterday and sent his resignation to
I Mayor Ivline.
I Mayor Kline, incensed, announced
that ne declined to accept Mi - . Waldo's
I resignation, and had removed htm "for