Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, June 24, 1914, Page 9, Image 9

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Celebrate 15 th Anniversary of Con
gregation's Founding; Musicale
Tomorrow Morning
Celebration of the fifteenth anni
versary of the incejition of the Church
of Christ. Fourth and Delaware streets,
were held last evening with special
services followed by a reception. The
Rev. G. B. Townsend. of Hagerstown,
Md., preached on "A God-Pleasing
Life." Special music was furnished
by the choir.
Last Sunday the Church of Christ
congregation had the pleasure of greet
ing its first pastor, the Rev. H. F. Lutz,
who is now located in Washington,
D. C., and who organized the present
church with a membership of fourteen
at that time.
This evening the Rev. E. C. Sunger
will preach and the celebration will
close to-morrow with a musicale.
Court Awards Youngster
$14,000 For Loss of His
Right Leg in Collision
By Associated Press
Springfield, Mass., June 24.—A jury '
in the Superior Court awarded a ver- I
diet of $14,000 to Edward Collins in I
his suit against the Holyoke Street I
Railway Company. Collins, who is 10
years old, lost his right leg as a result
of a collision between trolley cars in
June, 1912. The railroad company
admitted liability, but argued that ar
tificial legs have been so perfected
that the loss of a leg is no longer a
serious handicap. Attorney William
P. Hayes, for the plaintiff, called at
tention to the profession of baseball
as one from which young Collins is
barred and said that he could never
fellow in the footsteps of his illus
trious namesake, Edward Collins, of
the Philadelphia Athletics.
Democratic Club Steward
Is Held For Assault
Frank P. Weinmann, of 132fi Fulton
street, steward at the Central Demo
cratic Club, 2 South Second street,
was held for court under S2OO bail by
Alderman Murray last evening, charg
ed with assault and battery.
Information against Weinmann was
made by J. Edgar Rodenhaver, 1301
North Second street, ex-Councilman
from the Sixth Ward. The alleged
assault occurred in Market Square sev
eral days ago which grew out of an ar
gument between the two men.
A cool,
that refreshes
and invigorates is
made with
Wilbur Cocoa
Serve with ice. Nature's
pure cocoa—made the
Wilbur way—is the ideal
summer drink.
Ask your grocer or write us a
postal card for "Cook's Tours
Through Wilburland"—a lit
tle book of cocoa surprises
and delights for all occasions.
H. O. Wilbur & Sons, Inc.
Philadelphia, Pa.
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however, that mediation prospects
were hopeful.
Articles Removed From
Consulate at Saltillo
Will Be Returned Soon
By Associated Press
Mexico City, June 24.—The Mex
ican sub-secretary of foreign relations
informed the Brazilian minister to
day that the articles taken from the
American consulate at Saltillo in
April including the State Department's
code, would be delivered immediately
by General Joaquin Maas to the
French consul, in charge of the Amer
ican interests at San Luis Potosi.
The Brazilian minister has received
instructions from the State Depart
ment at Washlngon to make represen
tations to the Mexican government
regarding the killing of James S.
Beard, an American," near Parras,
State of Coahuila, on April 21 last, by
two soldiers of General Argumendos'
command. The minister will take this I
matter up with the government to
morrow as well as the case of an
American named Stanley, supposed to
have been killed on a plantation near
Payo Obispo, territory of Quintana
Roo. The plantation was seized by
volunteer troops from the State of
Yucatan, and the minister wll lask for
the return of the plantation to its
Carranza's Delegates
Expected at Falls
By Associated Press
Niagara Falls, Ont., June 24.—Fur
ther discussion of those planks of the
peace program which relate to inter
national differences between the
United States and the Huerta govern
ment occupied the mediators and dele
gates to-day, while waiting for a defi
nite understanding of instructions is
sued to Constitutionalist agents who
are expected to come here.
It was said that at least one of the
planks would be framed as a protocol
to-day and that the others would be
agreed upon by the end of the present
If the purpose of the principals is
fulfilled the international side of the
controversy will be cleared up, leaving
the question of selecting a provisional
president and other internal problems
to a conference of representatives of
the Constitutionalists and the Huerta
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Three months ago the dividerid rate
on the Panhandle preferred stock was
reduced from 5 to 4 per cent, and on
the common stock from 5 to 3 per
cent, per annum in the quarterly dis
tributions then made.
In anticipation of to-day's action
there had been a sharp decline in the
price of the company's shares.
The outstanding capital stock of the
Pennsylvania company Is $80,000,000,
all of which is owned by the Pennsyl
vania Railroad.
The Panhandle directors decided to
hereafter consider dividends semi
annually in June and December in»
stead of quarterly.
Statement Issued
In announcing its dividend action
the Panhandle board issued a state
ment, saying:
"The company in recent years has
declared 5 per cent, dividends per
annum on both classes of stock, in
cluding the year 1913, when that com
pany and other lines in the same ter
ritory suffered severely from the dis
astrous floods.
"In the latter year the company
failed to earn the dividends paid to
the extent of $2,600,000, but the di
rectors believed it a wise policv to
continue the dividends at the regular
rate and utilized a large part of the
surplus from previous years for that
"In March, 1914, however, the di
rectors deemed it prudent, in view of
the large decrease in gross and net
earnings, to reduce the dividends, and
declared a dividend of 1 per cent, on
thf preferred stock and three-fourths
of 1 per cent, on the common stock.
Since that time conditions have not
improved, there having been a con
tinued and increasing decline in gross
earnings, and the directors decided
that the reduced earnings of the com
pany did not justify the declaration of
any dividend on the common stock,
and declared a dividend on the pre
ferred stock of one-half of 1 per cent."
The Pennsylvania Railroad directors
declared the usual quarterly dividend
of 1 % per cent.
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they have opportunity to submit sepa
rate petitions. ,
Hannon had been sentenced to three
years: Painter to two; Mooney and
Shupe each got a year and a dav.
Barry got four years and Morris three.
Those whose applications for clem
ency were finally denied and tho terms
they must serve are as follows:
Frank M. Ryan, head of the Iron
Workers, Chicago, seven years; Eu
gene A. Clancy, San Francisco, six
years; Michael G. Young, Boston, six
years; Frank C. Webb, New York, six
years; Philip A. Coolly, New Orleans
six years; John T. Butler, Buffalo, six
years; Charles N. Beum, Minnepolis,
three years; Henry W. Legleitner,
Pittsburgh, three years; Ernest G. W.
Base>y Indianapolis, Ind., three years;
J. E. Munsey, Salt Lake City, six
years; Peter J. Smith, Cleveland, four
years; Murray L. Pennett, Springfield,
111., three years; W. Bert Brown, Kan
sas City, three years; Edward Smythe,
Peoria, three years; George Anderson,
Cleveland, three years; Frank J. Hig
gins, Boston, two years; Michael J.
Cunnane, Philadelphia, three years;
William E. Riddln, Milwaukee, three
No memorandum was given out ac
companing the President's action, as
some times is done in such cases, but
it was understood the President fol
lowed closely the recommendations of
Attorney General Mcßeynolds. The
four men whose sentences were com
muted had a minor part in the con
spiracy, the government charged. Peti
tions setting out individually the ap
plications of the other two for execu
tive clemency will be received. ,
Postmaster Sites and Congressman
Kreider to Draw Up Suggestive
Floor Plans
Postmaster Frank C. Sites will con
fer with Congressman Aaron S. Kreider
within the next few days concerning
the changes in the plans for the Post
Office enlargement made necessary by
the additional appropriation of $75,000
available under the terms of the
Kreider act.
Mr. Sites is very much interested in
seeing that the additional funds art*
so spent as to give the postal force
here the full benefit of additional floor
room and improved facilities for hand
ling the ever-increasing business. With
the assistance of the local department
heads and Congressman Kreider, hn
will draw a set of suggestive floor plans
and will make a special trip to Wash
ington to ask their approval at the
hands of the supervising architect.
Mr. Sites said to-day that he is much
gratified over the passage of the ap
propriation bill, which had his hearty
endorsement when it was before Con
tress. He has been co-operating with
Congressman Kreider continuously
since Mr. Kreider first proposed the ad
ditional funds.
This money wil not only provide
more room, but will enable the architect
to so modify the plans aa to do away
with certain features that would have
marred the beauty of the Federal
Wilson Gives Little
Girl the Sweetest
Kiss She Ever Had
Washington, June 24.—President
Wilson to-day gave a little girl from
Los Angeles, Cal., what she described
as "the sweetest kiss I ever had." The
girl was Laura Margaret Reilly, the
ten-year-old daughter of Charles T.
Kellly, a Princeton graduate.
Little Miss Reilly called on the
President to-day with her father and
mother, dressed fn a dainty pink gown
and bonnet. After Mr. and Mrs. Reilly
had shaken hands with the President
the little girl stepped up and pleaded:
"Please, Mr. President, I want to
take a kiss from you back to Cali
"Certainly," said the President. The
little girl left the White House bub
bling with Joy.
Washington, June
tives of the Virginia division of the
Farmers' Educational and Co-opera
tive Union of America, came here to
day to urge the federal commission
appointed to investigate the tobacco
industry in this country to make an
immediate report of its findings.
Hammondsport, N. Y., June 24.
Lieutenant John C. Porte, who will be JrlM'* *
pilot of the America when she at- J||g||g 1
tempts to cross the Atlantic, said just f; "*,* '<»» EL
after her launching: "She takes to fiyi
the water like a duck," and that the ■fSP
vessel does everything he expected of wmP
it. The attempted flght will be made V
this summer. The christening was
done by Miss Katherlne Masson. The / Sz^jgKk
starting point will be at St. Johns,
From left to right: Lieutenant John
c' Porte, the British airman who will
pilot the Wanamaker airboat on the QJi [|g|pl;i-W y-IQEL;
to the
George the American
who will accompany him. Lower ptc
ture: The America, the Wanamaker- H Pff
Curtis transatlantic flyer just after
the christening launching <>n tho tfIMS BHg ' 3&J&\
waters of Lake Keuka at Ham- ■
mondsport, N v.. June 22.
By Associated Press iMplf
Louisville. Ky.. June 24.—With • mKSIUSBmKUBK^^Mm
of more than hundred
singing from about
fifty cities of the United States on *\ ■' \
readiness for the opening here to-day \
of the thirtv-fourth Saengerfest of the \ ; , /
North American Saer.gerbund.
Will Complete Dredging For
Quicksands by This Evening
Say Engineers
Dredging for quicksands around the
piers of the Cumberland Valley Rail
road bridge will he completed by this
evening. A report of the findings or
the engineers who have been on the
work for a month will be forwarded
to the AVaterway Commissioners at
Washington, D. C.
Copies of this report will also be
furnished the Pennsylvania Water
Supply Commissioners and to the engi
neer in charge of the construction of
the bridge of the Cumberland Valley
Railroad, W. K. Martin.
Work on the bridge proper may not
be started until sometime in July. The
commissioners at Washington have
not yet filed their approval of the
plans. Until this is done the Cum
berland Valley Railroad Company will
hurry along the two subways, at Front
and Mulberry and Second and Mul
berry streets.
I Excavations at Front and Mulberry
i streets are going right ahead. There
has been very little blasting necessary
and the contractors hope to have the
excavations under the railroad tracks
completed within another week, when
the work on the concrete and masonry
will start.
Additional sidings have been put
/'own along Mulberry street, and the
I material on hand will permit the work
jto go on uninterrupted for sometime.
'lt was expected that the work on the
I subway at Second and Mulberry
{streets would begin to-day. Surveys
have been completed and excavations
I will start east of Mulberry street eith
j er* to-morrow or Friday.
Johnson Will Weigh
210 Pounds in Ring
Paris, June 24.—Jack Johnson, the
champion heavyweight pugilist, will
weigh about 210 pounds when he en
ters the ring on Saturday for his fight
with Frank Moran, of Pittsburgh.
This means that he will be about ten
pounds heavier than at the time of
his fight against Jeffries at Reno on
July 4. 1910.
To-day Johnson went for his cus
tomary six miles of road work. On
returning to his quarters at Asnieres,
a. suburb of Paris, he put himself into
the hands of his negro trainers for his
afternoon work, consisting of throwing
the medicine ball, gymnastics, shadow
boxing and bouts with several sparring
{ partners.
The betting odds range from 5 to 1
down to 2 to 1 in favor of Johnson.
Dr. £. .Chapin Reports on Baby
Incubators and Says They
Are a Failure
By Associated Press
Atlantic City, N. J., June 24.—Th®
3,600 members of the American Medl
| eal Association were busy to-day at
| tending the many sectional meetings
arranged for an exchange of views on
public health.
This year's session has already
taken higher ground with regard to
recommendations than in any previous
year. A higher standard for entrance
into medical schools is one of the rec
ommendations. A more general co
operation of the practitioner with the
layman is another. Unrelenting war
on nostrums is still another. Prob
ably the most radical suggestion yet
made Is that the public welfare would
be conserved if every man, woman
and child were to be subjected to a
compulsory examination as to physical
fitness once in every year.
The infant incubator has been more
of a failure than a success. Dr. E.
Chapin, of New York, reported in a
paper before the section on diseases of
children. Out of 150 personal experi
ences with the incubator for infants,
he could not report one satisfactory re
sult, death resulting in the great ma
jority of instances. He urged that the
House of Delegates be asked to de
clare against Its further use.
Wants Fitted Men
Dr. M. F. Ravenal, of Madison,
Wiss., before the section on preventive
medicine and public health, said the
day had come when it was time to
take the public health officers of
every municipality from under politi
cal and see that a man was named
for such a position with a view to his
fitness for it.
He urged that all medical colleges
institute special courses for the edu
cation of public health officers.
Dr. Hurty, Indianapolis, a member
of the committee on poverty, said the
normal person never sank to the level
of poverty. In the main poverty was
caused by sins un'mentionable in a
public gathering and the eradication
of sin and disease would remove pov
erty. Tuberculosis played its part, but
feeblemindedness was one of the prin
cipal factors.
Nat Goodwin as "Fagin" In "Oliver
Twist" —<t reels at the Pliotoplay to
JUNE 24, 1914.
Distinctively Individual
Decidedly distinctive! B
Keystone Laundry Acquires Larger
Place of Business Near
Present Location xO lOV 15
The contract for a
*K property transfer by
. Ifcv, w hich the Keystone
,>f«T Sanitary Co. will give
jkSjE-K jjysj up thetr present
f- r l"J'lding at Mulberry
T " *4t nr and South Second
jls " 3jsw Btreets and acquire a
Jitiy much larger place of
business, formerly oc-
L2—cupietl by the Hain
and Molly Shoe company In South
Second street, a few doors below their
present location, was disposed of yes
When the Cumberland Valley rail
road prepared to engage in the pro
ject of doubletracking the line which
runs along Mulberry street, and of a
subway excavation at Second and Mul
berry streets, it bought up a consid
erable area of surrounding property
In order to avoid any claims for com
pensatory damages that might arise.
Among the properties so purchased
was the building formerly occupied by
the shoe firm. This is the structure
yesterday acquired by the Keystone
company. While the building level
has been cuf" down seventeen feet this
lowered front will not Inconvenience
the Keystone company, doing a whole
sale business.
Later on the entire first floor may
be lowered to conform to the new
grade, hut for the present the Key
stone company will concern itself with
a few needed alterations to the Inter
ior, which will prove a great deal
more commodious place for their
business. It is understood that the
sale price was in the neighborhood
of $30,000, and that the Cumberland
Valley company in consideration of
the Keystone company taking this
building off its hands has purchased
the building at Second and Mulberry
streets now occupied by the Keystone
company at a price in the neighbor
hood of $12,000.
H. A. Sherk will shortly begin the
erection of a row of business houses
at Eighteenth and Boas streets. There
will be six houses. The construction
will be of brick. Two and one-half
stories is the height.
They will rent-at a moderate price.
The cost of the operation will be
J. L. Wohlfarth will build a two
story brick garage to cost a thousand
dollars at William street, near 323-5
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look from the seat of the flying ma
The Telegraph Pictorial Department
has arranged with the management of
Paxtang Park to have Ray P. Antrim,
the movie operator who made the
films of the flag transfer ceremonies
that have attracted such wide spread
attention, to go up In the aeroplane
with the aviator. From his seat in the
speeding plane Mr. Antrim will make
pictures of the up-turned faces of the
crowd below and later the prow of the
flying machine will be turned toward
Harrisburg and Antrim will continue
to turn the crank of his movie cam
era as he goes speeding across the
city. Later these pictures will be ex
hibited at the Photoplay theater by
special arrangement with the manage
ment and Harrisburgers will have the
pleasure of seeing how Harrisburg
looks from the clouds and perchance
of picking themselves out from among
the pedestrians in the streets.
Movies of Gallows Scene
This will be a busy day for Mr. An
trim. This morning the Telegraph
Pictorial Department had him make
moving pictures of the gallows after
the execution of Pascal lln.ll. It was
no desire on tne part of the Telegraph
to appeal to morbid curiosity that led
to the making of this film. The hang
ing of Hall may be the last to take
place in Dauphin county. The old gal
lows has served its purpose and will
soon be relegated to the limbo of the
past with the guillotine, the stocks,
the whipping post and the ducking
machine. It was desired to preserve
a picture of this soon to be abandoned
form of punishment and so the pic
tures were made and'will be exhibited
at the Photoplay some time next week.
Eugene Hlth, in a Wright biplane,
completed his first day's engagement
at Paxtang Park yesterday and late
this afternoon he Will make another
flight. Hlth's performance yesterday
was marred by a slight accident but
he ascended last evening according to
schedule. Shortly after four o'clock I
yesterday he made his first trip and
for more than fifteen minutes had the
big crowd with stretched necks, look
ing skyward. After reaching the
ground Hith intended taking a pas
senger through the air. The engine
was started after Hlth and the pas
senger were seated but the machine
failed to rise. Another attempt was
made but when the flier was about
twenty feet in the air it dropped sud
denly. Two of the wheels and a skid
were broken and further attempts
to fly during the afternoon were use
less. Hlth and a force of men Imme
diately got to work making repairs
and about 7.30 o'clock fast evening the
aviator made a pretty flight over Pax
tang and vicinity.
Before completing hie engagement
here Hlth will show fancv fly
ing and has promised to attempt to
loop the loop a feat said to be the
most dangerous in avl&tlon. '
Striking Employes in Paris Barri
cade Themselves in Post
By Associated Press
Paris, June 24.—Six hundred strik
ing letter carriers to-day barricaded
themselves inside the Parte Central
Post Office, of which they took pos
session last evening. A force of 800
policemen was placed In position
around the great block by the authori
ties, who were considering whether
or not to storm the place and forcibly
expel the strikers.
Those within the building had ex
hausted their small supply of food
this morning, but some comrades out
side succeeded in running the block
ade and supplying the garrison with
packages of chocolate, loaves of bread,
hams and other eatables, which were
drawn in through the windows by
The blockade-running was stoppftd
later In the morning by reinforce
ments of police.
A deputation of businessmen to-day
called on Gaston Thomson, Minister of
Commerce, Posts and Telegraphs, and
informed him that Paris already had
suffered to the extent of $200,000 by
the interruption of the mails for a few
hours and this would be greatly In.
creased unless the government took
means to restore the service.
The men struck owing to the refusal
of the French Senate to Include in the
postal budget some increased allow
Washington, D. C„ June 2 4.—Tips to
porters and waiters on trains and
steamboats in interstate commerce
would be prohibited by a bill intro
duced to-day by Senator Works. At
the same time it would make it unlaw
ful for an employer to pay such low
wages that tips were necessary for tha
proper compensation of the employe.
Business Lorals
May be a foul bargain. Outward ap.
pearances are frequently deceptive.
But when the Klein Co. store has Its
June clearing sale you can depend on
real bargains that are even better than
the announcement can portray. Every
thing must be cleared out iri accord
ance with our policy to carry nothing
over from season to season. 9 North
Market Square.
If you were caught in the rain with
your best suit or dress, send it to us
for a pressing, so it will be presentable
for tho fair weather. An occasional
pressing of the garments will preserve
their lasting qualities. For the best,
call Compton's the old reliable
cleansers and dyers, 1006 North Third
street and 121 Market street.
Frights away friends. Do not impose
on your friends when in need oi
money and they will not shy from
you. Our confidential method of loan
ing money at lower rates than any
other loan company makes it possi.
bio. for you to overcome temporary
financial embarrassment without youj
friends being the wiser. Pennsylva
nia Investment Co., 132 Walnut street.
Is the "man from Missouri" and most
people are like him. But how shall
they know what you have to show
unless you tell them? The Multlgraph
fac-simlle letters reaches them direct
and looks exactly like the original
typewritten letter. Always gets an
audience. Phone the Weaver Type
writing Co., 25 North Third street
Everything for the table from
steak to cake is to be found In abund
ance at this store. Our meat depart
ment has fresh cuts of the choicest
meats as well as the cured meats and
potted varieties. Staple and fancy
groceries, baked goods and vegetables,
as wel'. as the fruits In season. B. B.
Drumm, 1801 North Sixth street
Needs not to be taught tricks, no*
does a regular patron of Menger's
Restaurant have to be told where to
go for the best 35-cent dinner in Har
risburg. It Is those who have not
tried a meal there to whom we would
I suggest a good place to dine—llo
North Second street.
We will cover either one with a
coat of paint, inside or outside; tha
smallest tenement or the finest resi
dence will receive cur attention. Es
tablished in 1881, we've weilded 4he
brushes ever since, and the Mechanic*
Bank and the Telegraph buildings
bear testimony to our ability and
facility. Gohl & Bruaw, <llO Straw*
berry street.
Which piano to buy Is easily solved
when you investigate the merits and
the price of the Lester pianos. Tha
Lester piano represents the highest
attainment In piano building. Award
ed the gold medal for superiority at
the Alaska-Yukon Exposition. A Les
ter piano or player-piano will pleasa
you. Convenient payment* if desirecL
.H. G. Day, 1319 Derry street