Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, March 05, 1914, Page 8, Image 8

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8. J. STACK POLE, Pres't and Treai'f.
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OUS M. BTEINMETZ, Managing Editor.
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Business Office, 208.
Xtfttorlal Room 685. Job Dept. 101,
THAT Congressman Kreider is
keeping in very close touch with
public affairs In his home dis
trict Is Illustrated by the fact
that he will introduce in Congress a
bill for the further enlargement of the
Harrlsburg Post Office.
Mr. Kreider did not wait for some
body else to And out that the federal
building here will not be adequate for
the city's growing needs even after the
present Improvements are completed.
He looked over the situation himself,
observed conditions ajid then took the
matter up with Postmaster Sites. As
a result he will endeavor to show Con
gress the urgent necessity of an addi
tional appropriation for building pur
When Congressman Olmsted pro
cured an appropriation of $120,000 for
the purpose of enlargement here the
parcel post law had not been passed
and nobody could foresee at that time
its early enactment. The Pogt Office
enlargements as planned would have
been quite sufficient to meet the needs
of the city had not the postal service
in the meantime annexed a largo part
of the business formerly handled by
the express companies. As it stands,
the Post Office as enlarged under the
Olmsted act would be but a makeshift
and the increase of appropriation for
which Mr. Kreider will ask is little
less than a necessity if Harrisburg is !
to have a federal building commen
surate with the amount of government
business transacted here.
IT is not only in road building and
road repairs that the State High
way Department stands ready at
all times to aid the farmer. As a
result of the blizzard of the past week
the department ha* felt called upon to
set aside a sum of SIO,OOO to make
passable highways closed by snow.
As soon as the extent of the blizzard
became known officials of the main
tenance division began preparations to
aid the county superintendents in get
ting the main highways throughout
their territories lit for Immediate use.
Wherever the snowfall was heaviest
or the drifts deepest, additional allot
ments of money were made for road
clearing purposes.
This is service of the highest value
to the rural dweller and the city man
as well. In the older days, before the
creation of tho State Highway Depart
ment, when winter came and the roads
were rendered impassable by drifts,
farmers ceased their trips to town.
Produce accumulated that should have
been on the market; some of it spoiled
and others came eventually, when the
sun melted the snow, in quantities too
large to be readily absorbed and at
prices that rendered the farmer small
profit. Now the State takes over the
duty of digging out the roads and ren
dering them fit at all times for travel.
And both tlje farmer and the city
man profit thereby.
CHINA, for years graft-ridden and
as badly governed as is Russia
of to-day, under its new repub
lican form of government is set
ling us a fine example along soine
lines. For instance, there is President
Tuan Shi Kai, who has Just given the
world a lesson in economy by reducing
the salary voted to him by the cabi
net and administrative council to the
amount of 20 per cent., and at the
same time clipping an Item of $40,000
a year from the fund set aside for his
entertainment of Chinese and foreign
In taking this step, Vuan's friends
assert, he is making no - "play to the
grandstand." He Is a plain and frugal
man, lives modestly and simply, and
devotes most of his income to public
works and charity.
Like many of our own United States
Senators—men unjustly made the vic
tims of scandal-mongerlng muckrak
es—Yuan is, comparatively speaking,
a poor man. Though he has had
great opportunities for amassing
■wealth, it is said to-day that he is no
richer than when he first came into
Evidently Yuan is an exceptional
man. Even in this patriot-blessed
country, with ofllce-seeking nation
savers shrieking their good intentions
from every corner, we have failed to
notice even one humble follower of
the worthy Yuan. All of them promise,
if elected, to work great economies
and to save the people money.—but
not at the expense of their own sal
aries, evidently content to rest under
the Biblical Injunction that the "la
borer Is worthy of his hire," and be
lieving that the higher the "hire" the
better for the officeholder.
THE Wall Street Journal notes as
one of the mechanical triumphs
of the year the fact that during
the blizzard of Sunday and Mon
day, Boston, New York, Philadelphia,
Baltimore and Washington enjoyed
uninterrupted long distance telephone
connection. The Journal contrasts this
condition with that which confronted
the people of the Eastern seaboard
on the occasion of President Taft's
Inauguration only five years ago, when
a devastating sleet and snowstorm for
hours isolated Washington and made
communication of any sort with the
rest of the country impossible.
The change has been accomplished
by placing the telephone wires in the
territory named under ground. It was
this "fall-down" at a time when the
whole nation was striving to get into
touch with the national capital that
prompted Theodore N. Vail to attempt
to solve the problem of burying the
■wires—one not so simple as might be
imagined, for at that time the art of
telephony had not reached a stage
where the running of huge under
ground cables was possible. Thousands
of dollars and years of effort were
necessary for the experimental work
leading up to the triumph of a com
municating service that will defy
storm and flood, wind and weather.
Marvels of scientific and business
accomplishment come so rapidly these
days that we pause scarcely a moment
to think of feats that a half-century
agone would have furnished material
for world-wide discussion in the news
papers and magazines. Service is the
watchword of the day we have
grown so used to having those whom
we employ to render It doing the Im
possible for us that we have come to
accept it all as a matter of course.
Nevertheless, this latest achievement
in the telephone world marks a step
forward of more than ordinary mag
nitude; one, indeed, that indicates the
beginning of. the end of the overhead
wire through towns and across
IN view of the recent investigations
of Dr. Raunick. the Health Board
and the Civic Club in Harrlsburg,
the announcement that a State
housing conference is to be held here
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday,
April 6, 7 and S, is of more than ordi
nary interest.
The object of the organization it is
intended to form at that time will be
the improvement of housing conditions
in Pennsylvania by ascertaining and
giving publicity to existing conditions
and promoting legislation, community
planning and replanning with a view
of obtaining comfortable houses at
low rent for wage-earners and the
greatest efficiency from public utilities
in serving such houses.
Harrisburg has improved wonder
fully in this respect in the past years,
but Dr. Raunlck's reports, recently
published by this newspaper, show
that many of our people still live in
badly constructed, poorly ventilated,
unsanitary buildings. We have much
to learn and much to do along this
But the proposed housing asso
ciation must not overstep. There were
indications of mistaken zeal on the
part of housing experts during the last
session of the Legislature that if sup
ported by the legislation sought would
have invaded the personal liberties of
every housekeeper in Philadelphia.
There is a distinct trend toward better
living conditions and public sentiment
will stand back of any practical effort
in that direction—but it must be prac
tical, not theoretical or so mandatory
as to be unpopular. .
WITHIN the nejft several weeks
Council will change the names
of 150-odd streets in this city.
Nothing but the heartiest
commendation can be given this action.
In many parts of the city names of
thoroughfares have been duplicated.
In others obsolete names are in use.
In still others, particularly in the East
End, many streets between the regu
larly numbered highways are named
halves, as "Twentieth - and -a - Half"
Several times the Telegraph has
suggested that many of the important
thoroughfares might be named for dis
tinguished Governors of the State.
Apropos of the present discussion the
suggestion is repeated.
Doesn't it seem fitting that tlio capi
tal of Pennsylvania name Its streets
after the executives who have lived
and made State history here? Doesn't
it seem better than naming the high
ways after flowers or berries, for in
stance ?
A DEMOCRATIC congressman has
introduced a bill to "segregate
government employes of tho
white race from those of
African blood or descent."
The Democratic administration did
not wait for the law to put the segre
gation into effect. Tho President need
not expect any Afro-American Wood
row Wilson clubs for his campaign of
"Reversion to monkeylsm" is what
Dr. G. Campbell Morgan calls the tango
and similar dances. Why so hard on
the monkeys. Doctor?
Meridian, Conn., school teachers ob
ject to telling their age. What will
they do when they get the vote?
A Massachusetts reformer says, "sons
are driving their fathers out of work."
We know some sons that are quite
, willing to let father work as long as
I he provides them with room and bua.rU.
The death In Philadelphia a day or
so ago of August M. Conover, one of
the Philadelphia City Troopers who
guarded the bier of Abraham Lincoln
when the body of the martyr Presi
dent lay In state In Philadelphia, re
calls the fact that there Is living In
Harrlsburg one of the men who guard
ed the body at Baltimore. He Is John
B. Patrick, of the State Department,
who, while a soldier hi the Ninety
seventh Regiment, was detailed as a
guard of honor In Baltimore. Mr.
Patrick is a former commander of
Post 58, commander of the Central
Pennsylvania veterans and a member
of the Meade statue commission with
George F. Baer and John Wanamaker.
The body was guarded in this city
during the period it lay in state in the
Capitol by soldiers detailed by the
United Slates authorities, who came
with the train, and by members of the
Invalid corps, as a body of men en
camped here awaiting recovery from
illness or woundß sufficient to enable
them to return to duty was known.
This corps was encamped where the
silk mill stands and was Used for pro
vost guard and other light duty.
Mayor A. L. Roumfort also had a citi
zens corps, who assisted about the
Capitol and aided in keeping the great
crowds in order, not that there was
any difficulty, because all were sorrow
ing at tlie nation's loss, but so that
the people could get Into the building
in an easy manner and no one be hurt
in the press.
"1 should say that an average of
6 0 per cent, of the peach buds in Penn
sylvania have been killed by the below
zero weather we have in this State
• his winter. In some districts the loss
has been greater and in some lower,
but 50 per cent, is a fair figure," de
clared State Zoologist H. A. Surface
to-day. Dr. Burface has been getting
in reports from his Inspectors and
from owners who have been sending
information for the orchard informa
tion service he is organizing.
"The damage is spotty. In some
districts there are reports of whole
sale killing of trees. When the mer
cury goes down to fifteen degrees be
low zero it means death to peach buds
and seme districts have reported that
minimum," said Dr. Surface. "I'm not
crying that the crop is ruined, but I do
know from reports that damage has
been done. Now I'll venture to say
that the orchards that have been sci
entifically cared lor will stand the
zero weather best. The orchards un
cared for and those cultivated until
late in the summer or Fall will be
found frozen and those on which culti
vation stopped In midsummer will be
found to have stood the test very
well. Many reports of damage come
from 2 districts and orchards where
borers and other tree pests have not
been checked and where we know that
the vitality of the trees has been low
. "1 Intend to start out my orchard
inspectors within a wefek or so and
will get complete information. Thus
far we have covered the southern
peach growing counties pretty well and
know the extent of the damage fairly
well. There must have been much
more In other districts. Some of the
great orchards started in Western
Pennsylvania have undoubtedlv suf
The prospective removal of many
of the houses in the lower Wost Side
of Steelton recalls the fact that this
section of the borough used to bt>
known as Ewington. It took its name
from Joseph B. Ewlng, one of the
most enterprising real estate men the
city ever knew and the man who
turned the large fields between the
canal and the river and north of the
Pennsylvania steel works into one of
the flourishing portions of Steelton.
Ewington became a part of Steelton
on March 25, 1882, and for a long
time was known as Ewington, a name
which is still heard, especially among
the older people of Steelton. Among
the names of those who petitioned for
annexation were C. F. Rheeling, Wil
11am M. James, George. C. Strine,
Michael Kennedy, Adam Beinhouer
u li , ot i lerß w <4> known In Steelton
ciiiulrß for yeai'B.
More snowbanks were attacked yes
terdaj than on any day since the
snows began to fall and scores of ac
cumulations of snow and ice were
chopped down, thrown into the streets
or spread over lawns and tlower beds.
Snow makes a splendid protection
against the sudden freezes that come
at this time of the year,' say the
?*"ffir n 'i T an <2 ib also a » excellent
fertilizer. Up in Capitoi Park the
banks about the buildings were thrown
down and the snow spread about over
the grass. Phe wise folks cut gutters
through ice and snow to draiu uff the
water lrom the melting snow.
of U,c J ele sraph sent this
interesting copy of an advertisement
published in the Harrisburg Telegraph
back in 183 7, which also illustrates the
manner In which folks traveled be
tween the metropolis of Pennsylvania
and its State capital:
"An old copy of the Pennsylvania
Telegraph, published in Harrisburg,
April IS, 19a i, was found by Mrs
Mary Martin, Sunbury, while she was
r"n St i me It contains
the following advertisement, showing
the speed of travel in those davs
'Perseverance Mail Stage Line
from Philadelphia to Pittsburg.
" 'Leaves Philadelphia every morn
-4 o'clock ock ' and Pittsburgh at
"Passengers leaving Philadelphia
will be carried in splendid railroad
cars to Lancaster, thence in stage by
Harrisburg, Lewistown, Huntingdon,
burgh K Blairsburg to Pltts
" 'The stages are all new and of the
most approved model and construe
uon .
I rr ßo^ d .,f; Mußsel ". Prominent in
bridge building concerns, has formed
the new Anthracite Bridge Company
in Scranton.
—Horace Huddcrs has been elected
superintendent of the Allentown roll
ing mills.
—Patrick Gilday, the miners' leader
who has been ill, is able to be about
—Mayor Samuel Stabler, of Wil
liamsport. is.to get an increase of sal
ary from SBOO to $2,000.
~ Judge Swartz, of Montgomerv
county, who has been sick for several
weeks, has resumed his work on tlit
—President H. S. Drinker, of Le.
high, has gone to Bermuda for a brief
District Attorney R. H. Jackson, o\
Allegheny, is after the "one-man
She'll Tell Us Before She Sails
[From the Cleveland Plain Dealer.]
We are assured by the terms of the
new arbitration treaty that Switzer
land will not make war against the
United States without giving honorable
and sufficient warning.
• More Woe In I'rrkln* Family
[Prom the Springfield Republican.]
George W. Perkins' latest crlef is
that Germany should be permitted to
surpass his own country in promoting
industrial monopoly.
"You must stop worrying and take a
holiday." said the suave practitioner.
My dear doctor." replied the irritable
patient, "if t could get my affairs into
a shape that, would permit me to take a
holiday I'd be so relieved tliat I
wouldn't need one."—London Opinion.
Prizer Butts in on Kaufman's Cam
paign and Things Are Grow
ing Strenuous Rapidly
Public Ledger Says That Palmer
Was Busy Trying to Smooth
Over the Party Row
Right on top of the breach in the
Democrats In the Eighteenth Congres
sional district over the gubernatorial
ambitions of Vance C. McCormick and
Michael J. Ryan, there is a fight over
who shall have the empty honor of
being defeated for congress by Con
gressman Aaron S. Krelder. Doc
Kreider, the aspiring Bull Moose
Capitol Hill officeholder, is not re
garded as a factor even by his own
party people and the fight among the
Democrats for the dubious honor bids
fair to be one of those shindies that
furnish much joy for those on the
D. L. Kaufman, who ran on the
Democratic ticket last year without
much support from some who are
noisily proclaiming their party regu
larity this year, has braved the frowns
of the bosses and started to be a can
didate again. Mr. Kaufman knows the
i district and the people and has been
busy for some time but It is hinted
that Charles Prizer, the Middletown
stove manufacturer, who has started
[papers for the nomination will have
the smiles of the bosses. Up to date
he has not been mentioned in the
.morning factionalist.
The announcement of the boom for
Oliver C. Bishop, the Oberlin man for
the Republican nomination for the
House in the lower
end, has caused lower
Bishop's end and Steelton Dem-
Caiulidacy ocrats to get into the
Takes Well dumps. John J. New
baker, the Ste ell on
Democrat who has
been boosted by some of the bosses,
wan beaten some time ago when he
had ambitions and It is said was not
convinced up to noon to-day that he
had the right call. Bishop's candidacy
also gave a chill to Representative J. B.
Martin, of Middletown, who realizes
that things are different from 1912 and
who is said by some to be smiling on
Republicans or willing to be smiled
upon by them. Bishop is strong
throughout the whole lower end, es
pecially in Steelton. In the upper end
Representative W. W. Lenker, of Wil
liamstown, is out fixing up the fences
of the Bull Moose corral and H. B.
Sausßman is wondering where he will
get off at in the Democratic family
The Philadelphia Public Ledger in
commenting upon the visit of Palmer
and McCormick to Western Pennsyl
vania Beems to think
that Palmer had his
hands full "ironing All Was Not
out tangles." The big Lovely In
independent newspa- the West End
per of Philadelphia
aayß in part: "They
were so busy trying to straighten tan
gles over who is who in Democratic
circles in Butler county that they had
no time for speechmaking. Postmas
ter Thomas A. Frazier, of Butler, and
C. J. D. Stronecker, a banker, who
have been Palmer's elect in the coun
ty, seem to have lost out to-day. The
Reiber faction, which placed Aaron E.
Ueiber on the Common Pleas bench
with the aid of the 'wets' last Fall,
| demanded as the price of peace with
Palmer the getting rid of Frazier as
dispenser of patronage and the recog
nition of County Chairman J. B. Mc-
Junkin, of the Reiber faction, in the
patronage business. Palmer recently
turned down McJunkin on an appoint
ment, saying ho would do as Frazier
said, and this led to the ultimatum by
the Reiber faction to-day. Mr. Pal
mer has had frequent conferences with
county chairmen and other Demo
cratic leaders from the western coun
ties since lie came to Pittsburgh Mon
day morning. With McCormick and
State Chairman Morris, there is rea
son to believe that the Congressman
has been making valiant efforts to
straighten out serious Democratic tan
gles which have resulted over the dis
pensing of Federal plums."
Things are getting complicated for
the Democratic members of the Leg
islature from Cumberland county,
who are seeking re-elec
tion. Both Barner and
Bowman Burnett have been play-
Aspircs ing a safe game in the
to Scat hope that there would be.
no opposition, but already
A. M. Bowman, Camp Hill
one of the best known young Demo
crats in the county, has announced
that he will be a candidate. Bowman
possesses strength all over the county,
the eastern end being his citadel and
he will give the two members an aw
ful chase. It is probable that other
Democrats will get into the race and
a grand free for all fight will result.
The two members haVe been busy
cultivating their fields, but Burnett
may have trouble in his own town.
Things were lively in the West End
last night. The gangsters lined up in
the West End Democratic Club and at
the third try pushed over
an endorsement for Mc-
Cormick. All the local Lively
osses turned out to give Times
the club members a treat Uptown
and after a lot of
speechifting a resolution
was put through. The first effort to
put the club 011 record for McCormick
some time ago resulted in the resolu
tion being tabled. The next time it
was ordered expunged from the rec
ords, but last night they bucked the
center and carried it over. How many
federal jobs will come to town is not
stated. At the same time the Capi
tal City Republican Club was having
a fine time dining J. B. Deshong.
Congressman Edgar R. Kiess, of
Lycoming, has announced his candi
dacy for Republican renomlnation and
will make It without
• much trouble. Mr.
Kiess Will Kiess, who defeated
Pr a the redoubtable Wil- |
Second Term Ham B. Wilson in the .
great Democratic year,
has planned a vigorous I
•ampaign and people familiar with
the district say that he will win. The
Republicans in that district are united '
on him, no matter how they are'on
other things, and with prospects of a
scrap between J. J. Reardon, of Ly
coming, and John F. Stone, of Potter,
for the Democratic nomination, and
the Bull Moosers at odds over their
own slate, Kiess has things his own
way. The differences in that district
are causing much concern about the
Democratic State windmill and they
are ulso worried'because some poten
tial factors will not "swear In.'*' '
hearcMier brother say a. steel in
quiry was to be started soon and she
thought It was about time the reason
for so many burglars was determined.
By Wlug Dinger
Get your fountain pen a working,
, Have It ready for quick use,
For the candidates for office
Have turned their petitions loose.
Looks to me as though the voters
At Spring primaries will be
Up against a ballot lengthy,
Measuring two feet or three.
Seems for every office for which
Nominations will be made,
Five or six are In the running.
And plans well defined are laid.
So you're apt to be requested.
In the next ten days or so.
To sign many long petitions
As about the town you go.
Candidates galore will urge you
To be sure to register;
Politics in this election
Sure are going to make a stir.
Every one is certain that he's
Going to be the chosen one.
Gee, but won't there be some fond
Busted, when election's done? ,
—The Invasion of "Western Pennsyl
vania seems to have wound up in
something like a retreat from Moscow
after all.
—And here's a row over the Demo
cratic congressional nomination to add
to the fuss.
—The power of the reo-gang was
never better illustrated than in the
West End Democratic Club last night.
—Three more jobs have been given
out by Kirkendall and they have all
gone into Palmer's congressional dis
trict. Wonder why ?
—Yet, in spite of the differences
between Republicans and insurgents
in Beaver, Butler and Lawrence coun
ties, the Democrats have only elected
one or two members in a decade.
—Speaker Alter appears to be some
what accomplished as a keeper of his
—The resignation of John Bassett
Moore from the State Department,
presumably because of disgust with the
Wilson policy, appears to be first page
news everywhere except Harrisburg
—Fred S. Drake Is announcing that
he is a candidate for Congress again.
• —Leo F. Lybarger will be a candl-j
date for the House in Union county.
The whole family will not be in the
Forgettery anyway.
—Two Philadelphia clubs endorsed
McCormick and one endorsed Ryan.
One refused to commit itself. Score,
McCormick, 6; Ryan, 6; on fence, 6.
—James C. Johnston, former legis
lator from Philadelphia, wants to run
—Congressman Alney will spend a
little money for headquarters in
Philadelphia, too.
—The Walling boomers have started
up again. Too much Kunkel and Fra
zer sentiment, probably.
—John Bassett Moore is unkiud. He
should have picked another date than
the tirst anniversary of the new free
—Mr. Palmer jjrobably found much
freedom in the remarks of some of
the Western Pennsylvania office
—The split over congressional nom
inations will be pleasant news for
Democratic bosses right after the in
vasion of disturbed Western Pennsyl
—Next thing the milteryans will
get up some nerve and name candi
dates for the State committee here.
—Last night was one of Mayor
Royal's partisan times. He is vigor
ously nonpartisan on certain after
—The York Democratic situation
Realizing that the aver
age man does not know
the rudiments of Life In
surance, we have prepared
a series of letters upon
this subject. They are
yours for the asking.
103 N. Second St.
Isaac Miller, ) Local
F. O. Donaldson. I Agents.
No Pie Crust
Wise advertisers never niako
"pie-crust promises."
They know that to break faith
with the public would be fatal—
worse than throwing their money
That is one reason why adver
tised goods are more in demand.
People know that there is qual
ity behind them.
They look on them as stand
ards. Any dealer knows that
there are more calls for adver
tised goods than for goods not
This is especially true it they
happen to have been advertised
in the newspapers which directly
reach the people.
I The standard of advertising is
, more exacting to-day than ever
before. Advertisers are more
careful of their promises and
more Interesting in their text
and illustrations.
The world grows better.
MARCH 5,1914.
It's Your Business
To Get a
Rudolf Player Piano
$lO Down $2.50 Weekly
Only 26
They Are Mov'ng Fast
Scarf, Bench and $20.00 Worth of
Music Free.
Winter Piano Store
Open Evenings 23 N. Fourth St.
Send Imformation, Without Ob
ligation, About Free Trial ot Rudolf
Player Pianos.
appears to be needing another visit.
—Berks county Democrats are to be
the next to be called to receive the
Jersey slate.
yg: ARS - AfrO-TODAy
[From the Telegraph March 5, 1861.]
The public is respectfully informed
that on and after Monday, December
14. all persons who do not purchase
their tickets before entering the cars
will he charged 25 cents extra on each
ticket purchased on the train, for
which they will obtain from the con
ductor a check receipt. This receipt
will be redeemed and 25 cents paid
therefor, in cash, upon its presenta
tion at any ticket office of the com
pany. G. A. Nicholls, general super
intendent, Philadelphia and Reading
Railroad Company.
On Wednesday next, at 4.30 o'clock
in the afternoon and on Thursday
morning at U o'clock, the "Waycrs
Academic Cadets," of West Chester,
will give public drills in this city. Gov
ernor Curtin will review the cadets on
Wednesday evening at 5 o'clock. We]
presume the drills will take place on
the Capitol grounds.
news > d iBPATCf) e 5 ~ i
-op-The-civiL-waR !
[i'rom the Telegraph March 5, 18HI.]
Cincinnati, March 4.—The riot at
Dayton, yesterday, commenced by a
squad of soldiers attempting to de
stroy the Empire oilice. The Union
citizens tried to jjacify the soldiers and
R. G. Cornyn was addressing them as
conservators of the Constitution and
the laws, when a copperhead named
Kimball, in the crowd added "and nig
gers too!" The soldiers made a rush
for him, when Kimball drew a pistol
and tired.
Cincinnati, March 4.—A dispatch
| Do You Close Your
I Store At 5:30?
II You shut out crowds of people on the street
n who come and go until midnight. Why not
H continue to sell goods to them by brilliant dis-
B play in your show windows—electric lighted ?
i I An Electric Sign Overhead
|jj will serve to attract attention and familiarize
B people with your place of business. The cost
H for lighting it is very moderate—and the sign
| itself can be obtained at a cost easily within
H your reach. For further information H
8 Harrisburg Light & Power C«. |
from Cairo states that when thi
steamer Mississippi on her way up tin
Mississippi, arrived at Vicksburg, a
gentleman, formerly the captain o!
the steamboat Scotland, had just com«
in from Mobile, having escaped from
the rebels into whose army he had
been conscripted.
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