Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, August 26, 1918, Page 12, Image 12

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565 AMERICAN
CASUALTIES ON
OFFICIAL LIST
Many Men of Keystone State
Wounded on Field
of Honor
Washington, Aug. 26. Tie War
Department announces 565 casual
ties in three lists, one Sunday and
-wo to-day. summary shows the
ca.-> jaltiej tabulated at fo'.low>.
Killed in action 112
Missing in action. "1
Wounded severely 217
Died of wounds
Died from accident and
other causes 1"
Died of disease 1
Died of airplane accident.. 1
Wounded, degree undeter
mined 93
Total <o
Names of Pennsylvanfctns carried
on the triple lists follow:
KILLED IX ACTION
Corporals
Felix M. King. Washington.
Charles R. Arm burst. Greensburg. I
William L Curry. Philadelphia. j
Letser A. Wineman. Derry.
Leo M. Gront. Philadelphia.
Robert I. Igo, Derry.
Privates
Francis A. Bender, Altoona.
Walter Ellsworth Gewehr, Coal
dale.
George Knott. Bradenville.
Neal W. Phillippi. Latrobe.
Robert Sollonberger, Williams- j
burg.
Walter E. Smith. Philadelphia.
DIED OE WOI'XDS
Corporals
Clyde L. Lytle, Shamokin.
James Emanuel Mclntyre. Punxsu- •
tawney.
Private
Oliver Shoemaker. Bangor.
MISSING IN ACTION
Sergeants
Harry W. Goudy, Chester.
Robert William Nell, Mt. Holly
Springs.
Privates
George R. Gosner. Philadelphia.
John L. McGuire. Pittsburgh.
Vasily Potoehny. McAdoo.
Robert B. Roriek. Sunbury.
Edward J. Sparks. Philadelphia.
Jesse Frederick. South Bethlehem.
PREVIOUSLY REPORTED DIED
OF WOUNDS: NOW REPORTED
WOUNDED
Lieutenants
Walter W. Craig. New Bethlehem.
Oeleth Eber Mellinger, Ephrata.
Leon F. Roemer. Philadelphia.
WOUNDED SEVERELY
Lieutenant
W. L. Munro. Jr.. Pittsburgh.
Sergeants
John M. Deeds. Ligonier.
George H. Dunn. Latrobe.
John A. Katora, New Derry.
Edward McDonald. Pittsburgh.
Earnest Wasid Belknap, Erie.
Edward Otto Peterson. Tidioute.
Privates
Domlnlck Sepponni, Mildred.
Bugler
Raymond E Egan, Philadelphia.
Mechanics
Ardo C Smith, Philadelphia.
Ollie Waller Mackel. Rochester i
Mills. ,
WOUNDED (DEGREE UNDETER
MINED)
Sergeants
Edgar F. Baker. Blairsville.
Robert Fisher. Philadelphia.
Ardo C. Smith. Philadtlphia.
Corporals
Frank M. Barkley, Livermore.
Hugh N. Coxe. Schuylkill Haven.
James M. Siekels. Sunnyside.
William H. Hayes. Pottsville.
George A. Berdanier, Brackville. i
Seott Harold Albaugh. Kellettville.!
Edward H. Dickie, Indiana.
Frank W. Youngfleish, Pottsville.;
Musician
Conrad Wiihelm Pearson. Dußois. i
Mechanic
John A. Br.serman. Johnstown. j
Privates
William Btlborough, Colwyn.
Rtchard Scott Boyer, Shermans
dale.
James C. Campbell, Glen Riddle.
Samuel H Croushore. Grapevllle.
Howard J. Johnston. Tarentum.
David Alexander Serene. Ford
City.
Henry Studer, I.eetsdale,
William A. Sutton. Easton.
Elmer C. Feaster, Huntingdon.
Norman Llneous King, Corry.
Cloyd Melvin McCallster. OakviUe.
Willis Madison Miller, Dußois.
Floyd J. Robblns, Carbondale.
Paul Stevens Smith, Lebanon.
William H. Blubaugh, Waynes-
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/
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for young boys Is the finest In this
section of the United States. This
Department accommodates young
hoys from six to twelve years of
age. as day and resident, pupils.
The Senior Department com
prises six years of scholastics work
and is designed to prepare young
men for entrance to any Collage
or University.
The School provides:
Small t'lßNNes.
Individual Instruction.
Military Training,
All Para Air Sports.
The time required for n pupil
to complete his preparation for
college entrunce depends solely
upon his ability, and industry,
For new catalog, Dormitory floor
plans, and additional detailed in
formation, communicate with
ARTHUR K. BROWN,
If radmanter,
P. O. Bex SIT. Ilell Phone 1371-J.
RESORTS
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Auto Map. PAUL C. ROSECRASS.
MONDAY EVENING,
Germans Are Firing
Ammunition Dumps
London, Aug. -'6.—The official
| correspondent with the Australian
forces in France telegraphs:
"The Germans are retreating,
fighting rear guard actions. On
Saturday night ammunition dumps
could be seen burning everywhere.
"About 12.000 Germans have been
captured by the Australians' alone
since August IS, a much greater
number than all the Australian
Casualties."
I boro.
i William Doda. Carbondale.
Renatd E. Gibson, Latrobe.
Merle L. Beers. Dayton.
Saf Cruciand. Aultman.
John .1. Doyle, Ernest.
Walter D. Giffen, Volant.
Charles Haines. Shamokin.
John X. Hilliard. Prospect.
Dalphnu Jacobs. Trevorton.
Milfcrd D. Klahr, Schuylkill Ha
ven.
Anson -Moore, New Stanton.
Harry E. Reber. Schuylkill Haven.
Frank Ross. New Castle.
Joseph R. Smith, Conshohocken.
Peter Toir.as. Chester.
Harry G. Weber, Philadelphia.
I.eroy Wcigle. Weiglestown.
Harry Benjamin Deaven, Pino
Grove.
Ira Deemer, Apollo.
Clarence E. Gosser.
Charles 1. Sands. Jersey Shore.
Albeit A Barr. East Emporium.
Arthur F. Carey. Pottsville.
George W. Duby. Pottsville.
John G. Farley. Mincrsville.
James P. Forsha, Blairsville.
Harry E. Keller. Schuylkill Haven.
Harold J. l-ciser. Pottsville.
Bernard .1 McGilvery, Johnstown.
Russell il. Palmer. Blairsville.
Charles T. Reed. Blairsville.
Torrcnce A Scarborough. IJoyd.
Wilbur H. Soanor. Crcokside.
Walter Shimskey, Earnest.
John T. Tofpson, Erie.
Robert A Baugaman, Saltsburg.
Wagoners
Glenn C. Morrison. Waynesburg.
John A. Knarr. Schuylkill Haven.
Eugene Router. Philadelphia.
Physicians Soon to Form
Medical Service Corps
Physicians planning for the organi
zation of the Daupnin county branch
of the Volunteer Medical Service
Corps are becoming more active and
are expected to have the plans con
sidered informally at the next nionth-
Iv meeting of the Dauphin County
Medical Association. This will be
held on Tuesday, September 3.
Several prominent physicians are
expected to present further details
concerning the organization of such
a unit.
"It is a gentleman's agreement"
says the coming issue of the
Academician. of the Dauphin
County Medical Society, "upon the
part of the civilian doctors in the
t'nited States who have not vet been
honored by commissions in the Array
or Navy, and a representative Board >
of Governors consisting of officials
of the Government associated with
lay members of the profession, in
which the civilian physician agrees
to offer his services to the Govern
ment if required and asked to do so
by the Governing Board."
AMERICAN FINDS
BROTHER CRUCIFIED
[Continued from First Page.]
; the uniform of a Salvation Army re-
I lief worker.
Doctor Howard went to France
several months ago to make a per
[ sonal investigation of the need for|
war relief work at the front, and
has returned to file his report with
mercantile organizations in St.
Louis. The story of the crucifixion,
as well as details of further unbe
lievable savagery practiced by Get
man troops upon American soldiers
who have fallen into their hands, is
contained in tabulated documentary
evidence grthered at first hand. Doc
i tor Howard's statement, which was
[ issued by the publicity department
I of the Salvation Army, in part, says:
Brother's Death Avenged
"Let me cite an instance of the
i Huns' Bestiality. A. B. Cole was a
young American resident at 49 Pros
| pect street. East Liverpool, Ohio.
"July 15 found him a sergeant In
the American army and at the front.
His brother. A. C. Cole, is a private
in the same cofpany. When July
21 came the Americans in a certain
sector wera hammering back the
i Hun with terrific daring and force.
! A. B. Cole went over the top that
day. The brothers were separated
In the fighting, but later on A. C.
Cole, the private, fighting his way
past a half-wrecked outbuilding on
a farm that had been swept by the
conflict, came upon an American
! soldier spiked try bayonets through
hands and feet, stone dead, of course.
1 The bayonets were German. Cole
! saw It was his own brother, took
| down the crucified man. asked only
I that the body be laid aside to get
[ Christian burial, which was later at
tended to, then plunged on forward,
and before that day was over he had
I evened up the score.
"A. C. Cole survived and later at
! tended his brother's funeral. I can
i not give the details, but the Amer
ican boys are satisfied with the pen
| nlty Fritz paid for that piece of
1 flendlshne3s.
Prussian Guards Annilillaed
Doctor Howard told of the annihi
' latlon of the crack Prussian Guards 1
|by the American soldiers. "I stood <
j w-ithin a cltv block of one of the '
j points of attack," he said, "and saw I
I the flower of these Boche fighters 1
| rush forward. I saw Americans tear i
( into them and I don't believe it is I
j profane to say that I saw our men <
! from the United States simply knock i
! the hell out of them. There isn't i
enough left of that picked Prus- I
j sian Guard to-day to make a respec- l
i table link of sausage for a cannibal,
j That particular contingent was wiped
| off the map."
OUTLINES WAR WORK
i War-time activities of the Associ
, ated Aid Societies will be outlined in
a pamphlet now being prepared by
• John H. McCandless, general secre- 1
. tary, it was announced this morning.
The pamphlet will be ready for dis
tribution next week.
BAND REHEARSAL I
| The weekly rehearsal of the Steel
i ton band, which was scheduled for to
i morrow evening, will be held to-ni<"ht
■ in the band hall, in South Front street.
Use McNeil's Pain Exterminator —Ad.
GRAFT MAY BE
REVEALED IN THE
HUGHES'REPORT
Aircraft Scandal Shows Per
fect Mania For Tinker
ing and Ineficiency
Washington Aug. 26.—The report
of the Senate Military Affairs Com
mittee on the aircraft program and
the publication of startling evidence
before the committee Is simply pre
paratory to the big smash which Is
expected *o come this week with the
report of the lnvestlgatlton c on
ducted by Charles K. Hughes.
Members of the Senate Investigat
ing Committee, who refrained from
pursuing questions of personal or
criminal responsibility In the matter
of aircraft production, but could not
help but see the outcropplngs In the
course of their investigation and
other investigators who have gone
over precise!} the same ground cov
ered by Mr. Hughes, confidently pre
dict a report from him that will de
mand Immediate and sweeping action
on the part of the department of
justice.
What they have found and what
they say Mr. Hughes has found Is in
part:
A trail of graft that runs through
the aircraft production program
from the .'-cginning up until the
present time.
Sabotage proved and certain, cou
pled with criminal acts in produc
tion of aircraft, negligence and In
competency that can only be arrested
by the strong arm of the luw.
Profiteering extravagance and
criminal waste of materials of al
most inestimable value to the speed
ing-up of aircraft production and its
consequent effect upon the strength
and effectiveness of our troops in the
battle line
Favoritism and high pay for
supervision of work by persons
wholly incompetent for the task, and
inspection that was a farce and noth
ing short ot contributory to murder
in giving tht stamp of approval at
the factor.' to machines that would
prove man-killers when tried on the
flying field.
A singular grouping of men of
Teutonic blood or extraction in im
portant positions in aircraft produc
tion plants anil the rotation of skilled
workmen of the same class fyotn one
aircraft plant to another.
One of the astounding things about
the aircraft scandal is the fact that
those responsible for the blunders
and worse made in the past seem
ingly have paid not the slightest at
tention to the early criticisms and
disclosures concerning their tactics.
They have acted as if absolutely
secure in their positions. Detailed
exposures, most serious and circum
stantial in their character, were
treated by them with silent contempt.
They denied nothing. explained
nothing, reformed nothing.
Tliis Washington mania for put
tering an 3 tinkering with every war
device obtainable seemingly is in
curable. and it may be doubted if
the severe condemnation expressed
by the Senate Military Affairs Com
mittee will have much effect on
those who there indulge in it. It
seemingly makes no difference if the
particular device which falls into
the hands of these official engineer
ing "experts" has long since been
perfected by home or foreign de
signers.
Not to Strangle Auto
Building During the War
Washington, Aug. 16.—Differences
between the government and auto
mobile men on the amount of cur
tailment necessary in the manufac
ture of passenger cars to coincide
with the steel requirements of the
war program .lave been settled satis
factorily, Chairman Baruch, of the
war industries board, announced to
day.
Passenger automobile manufacture
for the last half of the present year
will be cut 50 per cent, as the result
of an agreement entered into by the
board's special committee on auto
mobile negotiations and the Auto
mobile Chamber of Commerce, rep
resented by Hugh Chalmers and Al
bert Reeves.
The agreement in effect provides
that no manufacturer of passenge,r
cars shall produce in the second half
of this year more than 25 per cent,
of the number of cars produced by
him in the entire year of 1917 c
Concerning the production of pas
senger cars after December 31, 1918,
representatives of the board were
able to make no promises and again
warned members of the industry to
get their plants on a 100 per cent,
war work basis if they were to be
assured the preservation of their or
ganizations.
RED CROSSTCT
MEND UNIFORMS
[Continued from First Page.]
ters in Philadelphia to the local
chapter received last week, details
of the new task are explained. The
telegram says:
"We have arranged with army
headquarters to send to several
chapters large amounts of soldiers'
worn clothes for repair. Clothes will
be thoroughly cleaned before leaving
here. Mostly breeches, blouses and
underwear. Need sewing and patch
ing. Thread, buttons and material
will accompany shipment. Can your
chapter handle several thousand gar
ments per month? Call us on phone
if you wish particular information
before deciding."
In response, Mrs. Lyman D. Gil
bert, chairman, immediately wired
that Harrisburg chapter and aux
iliaries will be able to handle a
thousand articles a month.
"It is necessary to have workers
volunteer at once for this new task
confronting us," declared an official.
"We want all workers possible and
we need them badly."
CAN MAKE RIVER
NAVIGABLE HERE
[Continued from First Page.]
for foundations for our dams. In the
Susquehanna the rocks lie so close
to the surface that we would have to
blast their surfaces off. Do not let
anybody lead you to believe other
wise—the Susquehanna, while it may
never become a great electrical
power stream for the reason that the
fall is not sufficient, can be made
a navigable stream at a very reason
able cost and when the war is over I
Intend to come back here to take
this matter up seriously."
Major Gray, in addition to the
Mohawk operation, had charfee of
the great Harlem watershed develop
ment which experts say was a bigger
Job than the Panama canal and he
is an authority on engineering prob
lems having to do with water con-
SAimiSBURG telegraph;
SEN. SPROUL SOUNDS
KEYNOTE OF PARTY'S
STATE CAMPAIGN
Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Makes Speech; Wins
Popular Approval; Pennsylvania to Play u
Big Part in Nation's Crisis
Tta* Republican state campaign in
Pennsylvania was opened on Satur
day at the historic woods in Lehigh
county which has been the scone of
the Inauguration of every contest of
state-wide Importance since tho time
of Daniel H. Hustings' cumpatgn for
tho governorship. Senator William |
C. Sproul, the candldato for govcr- j
nor, who was the chief speaker, made
his address on the theme of na
tional service, pointing out that
Pennsylvania was going to play the
same glorious part that it had since
the French and Indian war and thut
the Republican party and its news
papers, which had been the Presi
dent's mainstay in lighting tho war
would continue to extend support,
but at the same time reserved the
right to moke constructive criti
cism.
The Senator's speech, even more
than his platform, seeais to have won
popular approval.
Upon his arrival in Allentown Sen
ator Sproul. with Senator E. E. Bel
dleman, nominee for lieutenant go>-
ernor, and the other guests, includ
ing Speaker 11. J. Baldwin. Chaplain
S. G. Zerfass and Thomas H. Garvin,
chief clerk ol' the House; Auditor
General Charles A. Snyder and Dep
uty Harry S. McDevitt; Superior
Court Justice John W. Kephart and
Congressman Thomas S. Crago, were
taken in charge by a local commit
tee, headed by Senator Horace W •
Sckantz, county chairman, and were
given a short auto ride through the
county, which was followed by a re
ception and luncheon at u local
hotel.
Later they were driven to the
county meeting, where speeches were
made by Senators Sproul and Beidie
iv.an, Chaplain Zct'fass, Congressman
Crago ami Senator Sehuntz. The
meeting was presided over by former
District Attorney Fred B. Gernerd.
The resolutions adopted by the
meeting are of the win-the-war va
riety; they denounce profiteering
and the waste of millions in airplane
construction, and strongly indorse
the Republican state and local tick
ets, as well as the administrations of
Senators Penrose and Knox.
In his speech Senator Sproul said:
"If the people of Germany knew
their politics as we do ours and real
ized their strength they would not
blindly follow corrupt and degener
ate leadership into the slaughter
house of their hopes, to find them
selves, execiated and accursed of
mankind, perishing as a nation in
the red tide ot butchery and barbar
ism their own villainous militarists
have let loose. We are glad we are
American politicians, especially glad
in this year of crisis and of trial,
and, moreover, we are more than
proud of the fact that we are Re
publican politicians, for if ever any
party, since political parties were
first heard of. has conducted itself
with honox* and credit, the Republi
can party has so honored itself in
the present great national emer
gency. Never in the history of any
land has there been such an example
of patriotism without regard to par
tisanship as has been shown by the
Republicans of America since our
nation has been drawn into the great
war. The P.epublican leaders in
congress and in the states, the Re
publican press and the Republican
people, have not followed in the
preparation of the country for battle
and in the prosecution of the war—
they have led.
"The Republican leaders in state
craft. in finance, in business and in
the everyday work of carrying on
this war. may not have been invited
into the management of matters for
the administration, but they didn't
have to be invited in—they jumped
in While ir. this country the ad
ministration has not formed a non
partisan cabinet and invited the
leaders of all parties to sit in coun
cil, as is the case in Great Britain
and in France, and our government,
within it3elf. is still conducted upon
a strictly partisan basis, the great
bulk of "the real work—the heavy
work of prosecuting the war for
America and democracy—is being
done by Republicans—patriots who
may be working without official titles
and without definite authority, and.
maybe, for a dollar a year, but they
are on the Job and are getting away
with it.
'A very distinguished Democrat—
at least, he claims to be a Democrat,
although the titular heads of the
party in the state seem to be in
doubt as to his party status —in a
speech here in Lehigh county a week
ago to-day, claimed for the Demo
cratic pax'ty not only all the credit
for the preparation of the war and
the great things which have been ac
complished in mobilizing men and
munitions and money for winning
the victory which we are sure to
have, but, if he was quoted aright,
criticised the Republicans for their
attitude toward the President of the
United States.
Republicans Firm
"My oUI-ime friend and worthy
opponent ought not to raise that is
sue—that is one issue that cannot
be successfully raised in this cam
paign. The Republican party ar.d
the Republican press have been so
devotedly patriotic that the issue
of partisanship has been entirely
lost sight of except by some Demo
crats. The Republican people of the
United States have been so absolutely
forgetful of partisan lines and have
so loyally supported the government
in all of its activities, that the Presi
dent and the administration have
been given the most comprehensive
powers ever granted to any constitu
tional ruler upon the face of the
earth, "without stint or condition, and
have been free, without hindrance
or embarrassment, to carry out the
mightiest program of offensive war
fare ever undertaken since history
began.
"Many Republicans may have
felt, they may still feel, that it would
have been better and broader na
tional policy if, in a time of crisis,
when every energy and every inter
est of the republic must he mar
shalled for duty and sacrifice, that
the great minds of all parties ahould
be brought Into the administrative
branches of the government, and the
cabinet strengthened and the people
unified for the great undertaking.
But they haven't sulked nor held
back on that account and the very
unselfishness of the Republicans of
this land has made it unnecessary to
form a coalition cabinet here, a con
dition unprecedented under similar
conditions in any other nation. If we
patriots w would.-not be.
Republicans, and the adminlstra- i
tion at Washington, the people of j
this republic and our Allies in the j
great war tnny be thankful, and we,
surely may be proud, that the Re-1
publican altitude in this crisis has
been correct and patriotic to the
letter. Hod wo been as partisan as;
some of our critics, there might have
been a different tale to tell.
State Is Mainstay of Defense'
"And Pennsylvania—what of her?;
Tho issuo of what Pennsylvania is |
doing in the great national crisis;
has been raised. Pennsylvania stands j
firm now as she has always stood, the,
very mainstay of tho national de-j
fensc. The great Republican state, j
this veritable empire of a common-1
wealth, has done more within her-|
self for carrying on this war than j
any five Democratic states in the;
Union. Pennsylvania alone has given
more of her effort, more of her skill, 1
more of her wealth and more of her |
men than all of the half dozen states
combined which furnish the chair
men of tho big committees in our
Democratic congress.
"And, my friends, in glorified sor
row let it be said that more of the
sons of Pennsylvania have given
their lives already In this struggle
of the ages than have been contri
buted by any of her sister states.,
We have our shortcomings in Penn
sylvania, we have some weak spots
thut must be 'strengthened, some
faults wc will correct, but lack of
loyal effort for the winning of this
war is not one of these. Don't let
us hear that question raised again!
Tariff Not Dead
After saying the tariff is not a
dead issue, the Senator remarked:
! "And some other Republican policies
sound good right now—Republican
- policies that were particularly popu
lar in Pennsylvania. The upbuild
ing of the navy—where would we be
; 10-day without the navy which was
built up entirely by Republican ad
ministrations against bitter opposi
tion upon the part of the very ele
ments now in control of the Demo
cratic organization. Only three years
ago the present secretary of the navy
saw no reason for an increased naval
program. He is paying dollars now |
for ships he could then have built,
j for dimes and have prepared our
[ shipyards for the mighty task that is
now upon them.
"And here in Pennsylvania, from |
time Immemorial, we have urged 1
some sort of encouragement for our
merchant marine, that we might
have ships to sail the seas and men
; to man them, but our precious
Democrats .were against this, tooth
and nail, and enough timid brethren
from the west were found to join
them in defeating any definite action.
I A few million tons of ships with a
| big force of trained soldiers would
have been mighty handy lately and
would have saved this nation thou
sands of lives and billions of dollars.
Too Much to Do to Adjourn Politics
"Aqd yet now my optimistic
friend from Philadelphia wants to
give the Democrats credit for our
shipbuilding program. Hindsight is
, a great thing, if it is not too far be
hind. but Republican foresight is in
j finitely better.
"So, my friends, we will not ad
j journ our politics just yet. Some-
I times in the Legislature some fellow
'who has got all he wants and is
| afraid ihe other fellow may turn a
| trick moves to adjourn? It is a fa
miliar parliamentary play, but we'll
not adjourn now. We have too much
; work to do. We have to send Re
-1 publicans to Washington to help the
| administration through with the
great task before our nation—and
we will help them and keep on help
, ing, we will make our sacrifices and
. bear the burden. We will do all
! we can to win the war, devotedly and
] unselfishly and when it is over we
I will he on hand to solve the mighty
j questions then arising with Repub-
I lican courage and Republican pa-
I triotism. When all the power we
; have so generously given into the
j hands of the federal government is
! returned to the states and to the peo
| pie, as it must be returned in large
; portion if our government is to con
j tinue as it has been in the past; when
i the readjustments are made with
i other nations and with our own peo
[ pie, then is when the real test of our
I democracy, our faith in our institu
j tions, our devotion to our ideals, wil'
j come; then is when we will need
our wisest heads and our most cour
ageous spirits on guard."
Upper Enders Get
Hot Afternoon Drill
Drafted men of the upper end of
' the county, including the thirty
'seven men who will leave to-day for
I Camp Lee, had a strenuous series of
j drills at the hands of Harrisburg Re
serve details Saturday. Captair.
j F. H. Hoy, Jr., and a detail drilled
j forty men in fhe streets of Millers.-
I bu'rg and then went to Loyalton pic
! Nic where the men from Lyker.s,
j Loyalton, Elizabethville. Gratz and
i Berrysburg were assembled and
j drilled. Captain L. V. Harvey and
1 his detail drilled men at Halifax and
i Williamstown. Each drill lasted two
.
j Owing to a misunderstanding, the
j instruction of men of older years
! was not started at Elizabethville, but
will be undertaken next week when
drills will be held at several towns
in the upper end and also probably
at Hummelstown.
Bracing German Morale
by Lies of Submarines
Washington, Aug. 26.—As an ex
ample of the desperate situation In
which German leaders find them
] selves In trying to keep up the mor
[ ale of their people. Secretary Lan-
I sing to-day cited a report in the Ber
lin Zeitung am Mittag on August 20,
j which said:
"According to American papers
fourteen American transports which
left the United States in June were
torpedoed and sunk. Seven hun
dred and twenty-two men lost their
lives."
The Secretary said he believed this
absurd report to be at the direct in
stigation of the German Intelligence
Office. Such propaganda, he said,
doubtless was due not only to the
reverses that the German army has
been suffering on ahe western front,
but also to te the situation through
out the eniDire. which is reported to
,be bad, , J
Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart
Graceful Lines and Splendid
Service Are Built Into These
New Coats For Fall
I
Of all the Fall Coats that we have seen for a number of seasons,
those which we have adopted for this season are the most, attractive 1
from a style and service point of view. Some of the styles intended for
cold weather are trimmed with collars of handsome fur, but those
which foresighted women will buy early are finished with collars and
belts of artistic designing.
Lasting value and dependable all-wool the women who fill their
Fall coat needs from this representative showirop^
Careful early-season tailoring is a vital part of every garment that is now ready
for inspection.
We want you to see these New Coats while they are still fresh from the tai
lor's hands—and we want you to try them on without having the slightest feeling
of an obligation to buy.
The most favored range of colors is completely shown in weaves of a quality
which may not be forthcoming as the new season advances.
' Complete sizes are ready for misses and women.
Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart. Second Floor.
Autumn Hats of Rich Lyons Vel vet
in Hundreds of Smart Styles
—Never have we greeted a new season with such
yT a showing of Modish Millinery as marks this ad
/ vance Autumn display. Close to 2,000 Hats are
A'Jmj \ in stock or waiting to be checked and marked, af
\ fording an unprecedented variety of smart and
\ graceful models in richest qualities of Velvet,
■ \ Hatter's Plush, Pile Fabrics, Duvetyne, Panne
\ Velvet an< l other fabrics of fashion for Fall.
Deserving of special mention are the
fashionable Hats of Black Lyons Velvet
/ at $6.00, $6.50, $7.50 and $8.50, in
j Tricornes, Turbans, novel flared styles,
/ K$L / bigh crown effects and picture styles.
\ M / While there are hundreds of Black Hats, there
\ " '/ f are colored models aplenty, featuring the new
\ <(S- /r / shades in Artillery Red, Peacock Blue, Khaki,
• iff / Taupe, Brown, Green, Terra Cotta, Navy and
\'/ y/ Beaver.
Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Second Floor Front.
This Is the Last Week of the
August Furniture Sale
This is not merely stating a fact —it is giving fair notice that the
time to buy good Furniture at such savings is short-lived, and with S
its passing will come regrets from those who failed to take advan- / x£f
tage of the sale's values. A . s , A
A great "deal can be accomplished in a week, however; so don't -1 . A
fail to note whether your home needs new furniture —one piece or ' X
many. Instances typical of August Sale savings—
Brown Fiber Chairs and Rockers, covered with tapestry, with \ |l wl/jy-E 1
loose cushion seats $10.95 \ l| Yt/jWlfjl
Three-piece Brown Fiber Suite, for den or library, including \ "V
chair, rocker and settee, covered with tapestry $40.75 1
Three-piece Livingroom Suite of chair, rocker and 78-inch dav
enport, covered with tapestry of oriental design $90.00
Mahoganv and Walnut Bedroom Suites of four pieces $129.00
Solid Mahogany Bedroom Suites of four pieces, in post-Colonial design $165.00
Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Fourth Floor.
Inexpensive Dress Cot- Satins Highly Favored
j. -v. ov,ri For the Fall Season
tons in Checks and Complete readiness in Dress and Skirt'
, . Silks is announced for this week,
btripes Satins of good quality in Fall's most fa
vored street shades include Marine, Taupe,
Kiddie Cloth, in woven stripes and solid Prune, Wine, Blues, Slate and Black, 36
colors of fast dve for children's rompers and inches wide; yard $2.00
, . |,w Satin Imperial, 36 inches wide, in street shades;
women s house dresses; yard yard $2.50
Chiffon de Chine, a lightweight satin, in street
30-inch Dress Ginghams, in stripe patterns. shades; yard $2.50
v - r( i 30c Jurzo Satin, a weave with a rich, high luster;
" " , yard $2.75
Dress Ginghams, in fancy plaids, stripes, checks Nancette Satin, with a twilled finish, 36 inches
and solid colors: yard 35c and 39c wide; yard $3.00
00 . 1. . a BLACK SATIXS I)E LUXE
Drapery Cretonnes, -8 and 30 inches wide, yd.. Satin Duchesse, 36 inches wide; yard,
35c $1.50 to $2.75
Crepe Meteor Satin, 40 inches wide; yard,
Japanese Crepe, in colors and white grounds; $2.75 and $4.00
vard 39c French Satin Florence, in black block patterns
for skirts, 36 inches wide; yard $2.75 1
A complete showing of Percales is now ready French Riveria Satin. 36 inches wide; yard.
for the Fall season at, yard 29c and 39c $3.00 i
lor 1 Victory Satin. 54 inches wide; yard $4.50
Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Basement. Dive 3, Pomeroy &■ Stewart, Street Floor.
AUGUST 26, 191$