Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, August 26, 1918, Page 4, Image 4

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lembers of St. Mark's Lu
theran Church, West Fair
view, Arrange a Party
Members of St. Mark's Lutheran
Jhurch, of West Fairview, gave a
iurprise pound party in honor of
heir pastor and his wife, the Rev. Mr.
ind Mrs. Charles Lantz. A pleasant
ivening was spent with an address
>y Groff Shaeffer. of Wormleysburg,
md response by the Rev. Lantz.
Chose present were Miss Jennie
Sslinger, Mrs. Kate Smith. Mrs. Mil
on Smeltzer. Mrs. William Smeltzer,
diss Lillie Freeland, Mrs. George Wil
tar and sons, George, Robert and Joe
Vllbar; Mrs. William Boughter, Mrs.
Lndrew Schraedley and daughter,
dargaret Schraedley; Mrs. Freeland,
drs. Bernard Gladfelter, Mrs. X. W.
lattter, Miss Emily Smith. Mrs. Ed
vard Stair and daughter. Dorian
itair; Miss Lillie Boughter, Miss |
darion Matter. Miss Clara Hoover.!
diss Winifred Boughter. Miss Evelyn,
datter. Miss Pauline Wilbar, Miss
largaret Smith, Dale Anderson. Groff 1
ihaeft'er, of Wormleysburg; Theodore)
Salinger, George Fenica! and the Rev.
aid Mrs. C. H. Lantz.
ialdeman-Rowe Wedding
at Bridegroom's Home
Miss Lucilda Rowe and Albert i
■rant Haldeman, both of this city, !
rere married this morning at 10 j
'clock at the home of the bride
[room's father, Filmoro Haldeman. !
26 Race street. The Rev. Elmer E.
lauffman. pastor of the Xagle Street
Ihurch of God, performed the cere
The bride wore a dark blue georg
tte crepe gown and white feather
sqque hat. Brideroses formed a beau-
Iful corsage bouquqet.
After a wedding trip to Philadel
hia, Atlantic City and New York,
Ir. and Mrs. Haldeman will reside
t the home of the bride's parents, I
635 Fulton street.
Miss Mildred Sheesley, Miss Helen
Cochenderfer, Miss Catharine Mar
in, Miss Mable Kramer, Miss Rhea
Fright, Miss Elizabeth Watts and
ittle Virginia Sheesley, chaperoned
y Mrs. J. 11. Sheesley and Mrs.
ieorge Martin are spending the week
n a house party at Valley Glen.
Mr. and Mrs. William Scott, Mr.
md Mrs. J. B. Longenecker and Miss
Cera Longenecker. 324 Mac-lay
itreet. and Mr. and Mrs. N. I"). Everett,
1120 Susquehanna street, are on an
luto trii> to McConnellsburg and Bed
ord Springs. They will be the
fuests of Sirs. G. I'. DufTey at her
iummer home. Valithorpe, for a
Mrs. Sara Hoy Scott, of 253 Boas
itre-t. is visiting her cousins. Mr.
md Mrs. George W. Mattis, at Asbury
'ark, N. J.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Malhorn. of 3213
forth Front street, have returned
lome after a two weeks' trip through
few England.
Mrs. John S. Boas, of 124 Walnut
itreet, spent the past month with her
■datives, Lieutenant and Mrs. Andrew
5. Bissett, of Washington. D. C., at
)cean Beach, New London, Conn.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Gross, the
Sisses Lenore and Mary Gross, and
iliss Helen Heckert motored to Cham
lersburg yesterday.
Paul Littlefield. general secretary
if thb Pennsylvania State Chamber of
Commerce, is home after attending
he Erie Exposition last week, leav
ng for Washington to-day.
Mr. and Mrs. David Scattergood
rent home to Cleveland. Ohio, this
norning after a week's visit in this i
Sergeant Harold H. Black and his!
rife who was Miss Jeanne L. Hoy, I
;ft last week for a trip to Buffalo'
nd Niagara Falls.
Mr. and Mrs. Hermes A. Plank, of |
North Thirteenth street, spent the'
ust week in Atlantic City.
Miss Margaret K. Oyster, of 212!
tate street, is home alter visiting
Irs. Joseph Thropp, Jr., in Trenton,
f. J.
Miss Elsie Duncan and her sister,
liss Ruth May Duncan went home to j
luffalo, N. Y., this morning after a ,
ortnight's visit among relatives in i
George W. Thompson and Luther O.
'hompson. of Rlmlra. are guests of
heir sister, Mrs. Andrew D. Ritter,
f Market street.
Miss Florence Carroll, who has been
isiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. W,
. Carroll, of 7713 North Second
treet, for a short time, has gone to
elaware Water Gap for a ten-day
taw before returning to Philadelphia
c resume hbr work.
Dr. and Mrs. Edward Richards, of
333 Derry street, have returned
ome from Atlantic City.
I make all eye exami
nations personally and guar
antee every pair of glasses
that I fit.
12 N. Market Square
Second Floor* Front.
Open Saturday Kveningj,
to 8 o'Clock
for Fnomslcd F::rniture
Hemovei dirt, Mains mad
mark* from enameled furni
ture. baby cnrriuKCM. metal
beds, plate blimn, mirrors, etc.
Manufactured and sold by
Hoover Furniture Co.
Mrs. M. Pfuhl
A complete graded course of instruction in the study of Piano,
Pipe Organ, Theory, Harmony and History of Music.
Diplomas Upon Graduation
TERM OF 1918-1919 BEGINS SEPTEMBER 9, 1918
' For terms and further information apply irf person or by
mail to the above address.
Class No. 6 of the St. Andrew's
Reformed Church, Pcnbrook, will
give a recital Tuesday evening, Au
gust 27, at 8 o'clock, In the church
Miss Violet Moyer, vocalist, and
Miss Rachel Schlosser, elocutionist,
both of Penbrook, will render the
following program:
Part I—"Home Road," Carpenter:
"Bowl of Roses," Clark: "Boat Song,"
Ware; "Racoon Lullaby," Weldllng
er; "Years at the Spring," Beach, by
Miss Moyer; "The Governor's Last
Levee," Cox; "How Did You Take
It?" by Miss Schlosser; "My Heart
at Thy Sweet Voice;" "Samson and
Delilah," Saint Saens; "I Hear a
I Five-Year-Old Has Youngsters
i to Help Her Celebrate
the Festal Day
Little Miss Mildred Thelma Hoff
! man, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
| Hoffman, of 1727 Green street, was
! pleasantly surprised on her fifth
| birthday, Saturday afternoon.
Twenty-one little guests attended.
| Games and music werfe enjoyed with
i favors and prizes. Decorations in
i patriotic colors were used and re
t freshments were served to the fol
j lowing little guests.
Helen Freedman, Pearl Cohen, Sara
j Shaeffer, Bernice Mall, Betty Har
i nish, David Katz, Miriam Kramer.
: Mary Jane- Smith, John Smith, Mil
| dred Hoffman, Helen R. Hoffman,
i Beatrice Zuckerman, Herman Zucker
man, Silvia Zuckerman, Sidney Cop
j linky, Dorothy Freedman. Robert
I Freedman, Bertha Buch, John Wen-
I rich, Samuel Hoffman, Earl Alex
! ander.
| Among the older guests were Mrs.
],M. H. Hoffman. Mrs. J. B. Hoffman.
Miss Anna Blough, Mrs. Joseph Cop
i linky. Miss Rose Hoffman, Mrs. Harry
; Zuckerman. Mrs. J. Alexander, Mrs. J.
; Kreamer, Mrs. A. Freedman, Mrs. J.
| H. Hoffman. Mrs. John Smith.
Serve Chicken Soup Supper
to Party of Young Folks
Miss Margaret Hoover, of 1926 State
! street, entertained a party of young
| folks at th£ Itockville home of her
grandfather, A. S. Hoover.
After games, music and singing.
Mrs. William Hoover served a chicken
I corn soup supper to the guests,' who
included: Miss Ellen Garverich, Miss
Kathryn Grove, Miss Alice Albright,
Miss Minerva Pannebaker, Miss Sara
| Garverich, Miss Katheryn Lingle,
! Miss Ruth Currey, Miss Helen Det
-1 teling. Miss Myrtle Murphy, Miss Mar
garet Hoover, A. S. Hoover, Edwin
j Salada, J. M. Aucher, Erb Runkle,
i Karl Shriver and John Miller.
Crescent Club Surprises
Three of Its Members
A surprise party was given at the
home of Mrs. C. E. Hall, 1945 North
Fourth street, by members of the
Crescent Club, in honor of Mrs. C. E.
Hall, Mrs. James Eastright and Mrs.
Wilson Ebersole. The committe, pre
senited each one with a handsome
cut glass vase. The evening was
spent in music, games and a number
1 of readjngs by members of the club.
I A buffet supper was served to the
1 following guests:
j Mrs, C. E. Hall, Mrs. James East-
I right, Mrs. Wilson Ebersole, Mrs.
i Louise Kramer..Mrs. Maud Cooper.
I Mrs. Ben Olewine, Mrs. Ross Yapel,
I Mrs. B. B. Beistel and Master Charles
Hall. ,
Thrush at Evo," Cadman; "WIU O'
the Wlzp," Uprose; "Blavo Bong," Del
Reigo; "Fiddle Dahce,' Goed-evo, by
Mies Moyar.
Part IX—"Our Folks," Parkon; "In
a Friendly Sort of Way," Rlloy;
"Young Follow, My iAd," SorvlcOi
"Postal Paul," by Mian Bchloeeor;
"When the Boys Oomo Homo:" "A
Long, Long Trail:" "Brntle, Hmilo,
Smile," by Miss Moyor; "Maimed or
Perfected," Zoathcm; cutting from
"Comrade In Whlto," by Mlee Bchlos
ser; "Thou Art to Mo," Chadwlck;
"The Yellow Hammer," Lohrnan;
"If You Cross the Hill," Molloy;
"Ecstacy," Rummol, by Miss Moyer.
A silver collection will be takon
for the bcnellt of the church.
Mr. and Mrs. C. 11. Mcndenhall
Entertain at Their Summer
Home, "El Roma"
The employes of the Cashiers' and i
Timekeepers' Department, Pennsyl- I
vania railroad, spent Saturday at the j
summer home of C. H. Mendenhall, I
El Roma near Cly, Pa.
Various games and contestts fur- i
nished afternoon amusement for the j
picnickers. Sara McLaughlin and '
George Hepford were the champion j
quoit pitchers. The coffee race was \
won by Mina Crawford.
Later in the evening a cornroast I
and marshmallow roast were enjoyed, i
Those at the picnic were; Miss
Helen Martz, Miss Ethel Walter, Miss I
Mary Joyce, Miss Esther Wise, Miss j
Catharine Dalton, Miss Mina Craw- I
ford, Miss Frances Corbett, Miss Dor- I
othy Keller, Miss Anna Romberger, |
Miss Edna Burger, Miss Sara Mc- I
Laughlin, Miss Marguerite Menden
hall, MisS Doris Mendenhall, Miss
Mary Mendenhall, Millard Landls,
George Hepford, J. Edward McMan
amy, Reynolds, Askin, Henry Menden
hall, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Mendenhall,
Mrs. M. A. Mendenhall.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Grunden. of 22
North Fifteenth street, leave to-night
for a weeks' stay in Atlantic City.
Clifton Schutt, of 12 North Fif
teenth street. Is spending several
days with his ftunily in Newark, N. J.
Miss Dephine Stewart, 1413 Market
street, is spending some time in At
lantic City.
| Chaplain J. C. Nicholas, former
pastor of the First Lutheran Church,
of Chambersburg, who Is now work
ing among the soldier lads at New
port News, Va„ spent yesterday with
friends in this city on his way back
to camp after a leave of absence
spent with his family and relatives
in Chambersburg.
Chaplain Robert J. Wolf, who has
been stationed at one of the train
ing camps in Kentucky has been
transferred recently to Camp Made,
Md. Chaplain Wolf spent the week
end with his parents. Mr. and Mrs.
J. C. Wolf, of 1426 Regina street.
Miss Evelyn Hckenbarger, of
Lewisburg, is the guest of her aunt,
Mrs. George S. Parker, of 1403 Bora
baugh street.
Mr. and Mrs. John Witmoyer and
children, of 234 North Fourteenth
street, are home from Mt. Gretna,
where they spent the month of July
and part of August.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Burtnctt
and Miss Frances and Miss Florence
Burtnett, 2023 N,. Sixth street, and
Mrs. Ellen B. Bishop, of 1631 North
Second street, motored to Camp Foot,
Va., Saturday, to spend the week
end with Clarence B. Bishop who Is
attached to the Engineer Corps, at
that training camp. Private Bishop
has teen in the army service about a
Mr. ami Mrs. O. P. Beckley, and
family, of Oak Park Coloney, with
their guests. Mr. and Mrs. Shatzer,
Edwin L,. Shuey, Jr., Miss Sarah
Shuey, Miss Kauch, and Mr. Mc-
Candless, of Springfield, Ohio, mo
tored to Indian Town Gap, where
they will spend some time at the
Bcckley Cottage. 1
Mr. and Mrs. William Gillan, of
Greencastle, were receht guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. A.
Elliott, of 1506 State street.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Fair and fam-i
ily, of 150 Sylvan Terrace, left Sat
urday for an extended motor trip to
Baltimore and Frederick, Md., and
other points of interest through
that state.
Miss Kuth Kraybill, Miss Violet
Cassel,, Howard Fraim, Claude Hart
man,, mortored to Kaglesmere over
the weekend.
Miss Winifred Moyer, 108 North
Thirteenth street,. has' returned home
after spending the summer at Fish
Miss Lockie Collins, who has been
on an extended trip through the East,
has "returned to her home, 513 North!
Thirteenth street.
Potato Growers Meet at
Beaufort Farms Friday
A potato growers" field meeting will
be held on E. B. Mitchell's Beaufort
farms, five miles north of Harrisburg
on the Linglestown road, arranged
by the Farm Bureau in co-operation
with Mr. Mitcifell on whose place a
potato spraying demonstration has
been conducted throughout this year
The purpose of this demoistratlon
is to observe the result of spraying
with Bordeaux mixture compared
; with no spraying. It will be held
Friday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock. Au
gust 30.
During the afteriioon I7r. E. L. Nix
on, of State College, who is in charge
of plant disease work, will address
the growers on the subject of losses
by plant diseases, emphasizing parti
cularly potatoes.
Young People Enjoy Hike and
Murshnuillow Toast on
Saturday Night
A number of young people took
tho car to Oysters Point Saturday
night and from there hiked to Orrs
Brldgo. In tho party were Miss
Blanche Hockort. Miss Clara Oar
brrleh, Mien Ruth Hooker, Miss
Eunice McElheny, Miss Elizabeth
Ebersolc, Mlas Mary Hoofnagle,
Miss Mabol Kramer, Ml si Kathryn
llalnley, Miss Kstella Richards. Miss
Martha Trulllnger, Miss Carrie
Walker, Miss Ruth Mentzer, Miss
Margaret Myers, Miss Josephine
Zugg, Miss Wilt, Miss Elizabeth
Borvls, Miss ElUaboth Bohaffcr, Miss
Faye Russler, Miss Anna Russler;
Gllbort Kennedy, "Htutz" Benft,
"Percy" Mohurguo, "Bill" Snyder,
Charles Henderson, Stanley Major,
"Bill" Gurbcrlch, Hayes MoClellon,
John Heck, Ellis Packer, Gordon
Dorr, Calvin Holtzman, George
Meyers, Forrest Novlnger, Herman
Wagner, William Garvorlch, Harry
Btauffor, Clarence Meteor, Wilson
They spent tho evening playing
games, rousting corn and toasting
Mrs. Edward Connor and son.
David, of Octornro, Md., are spending
a few days with Mrs. G. W. Bpeak
man, 709 North Seventeenth streot.
Mr. and Mrs. M. I. Kast. 2205 Bellc
vue road, spent the weekend at Mount
Miss Lorna Brandt, 124 Locust
street, Is at her summer home In
Mount Gretna.
H. O. Miller and Miss Martha Mil
ler, of 2321 North Third street, and
Mr. and Mrs. Harper W. Spoirg and
son, Richard, of 226 Emerald street,
are at Atlantic City.
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Gage of Old
Orchard, have returned home after a
short tour through the New England
states and a few days' stay In Atlan
tic City. ' •
Mr. and Mrs. Karl E. Richards and
children, Betty and Karl, Jr. have
returned home. 1822 Park street, after
spending the weekend at Pen Mar.
Miss Sara C. Nunemaker, of 332%
■ Crescent street, Is visiting Miss
| Paulino Huuck, who Is spending the
I month with relatives In Kennet
| Square.
Mies Pauline Kast. 2205 Bellovue
! road, Is the guest of Miss Lorna
Brandt at their cottage in Mount
Because of the shortage of labor,
officials of the steel plant said this
morning It will be Impossible to com
plete No. A blast furnace before Oc
tober 1. This furnace was to have been
completed early this month.
Perry County School
Teacher Reaches France
' " '' ' " •'
Liverpool, Aug. 2 6.—Cleve Hoff
man, of Company C, Three Hundred
and' Fourteenth Infantry, son of Mr.
j and Mrs. Joseph Hoffman, is another
i Liverpool boy to arrive safely over
sea. Young Hoffman is a graduate
of Carson Long Institute, New
Bloomfield. He was one of Perry
county's school teachers and was lo
cated at Coulter's school, in Liver
i pool township.
Biggest Program m History of Event Being Prepared Under
Direction of V. Grant Forrer
Tho biggest Romper Day that
of er was is being planned, for next
Thursday by V. Grant Forrer, as
sistant park eupei inicudcnt, who,
away back in 1909, was the first to
suggest this royal, wholesome romp
for Harrisburg children and lirst to
suggest to the late Samuel Kun
kel that he donate funds to supply
eatables for the youthful merrymak
ers. "This is the happiest day of
my life," declared Mr. Kunkel on
the first celebration. He was then
a member of tho Park Commission,
and that he spoke from his heart
was manifested when his will dis
closed that he had left $7,500 the
interest of which is now used to
provide a dinner for multitudes of
Romper Day—or Kunkel Day, as
it is now to be called —is one of the
big outdoor events in the United
States. Originated here by V. Grant
Forrer, the idea has been accepted
all over the country, and many cities
are now imitating Harrisburg. Few
persons, even they who attend, un
derstand what it means to dine as
many as 3,500 at one time. This
wus the number that sat down last
year, and the attendance Is expect
ed to be about the same on Thurs
day. Being war times, there were
some new essentials to be taken care
of this year, among them the assent
of the food commissioner, and he
finally gave his O. K. to the follow
ing supply: 3,000 sandwiches, of
Cumberland County Boards
Sending Large Number to
Irfbtitutea and Colleges
Carlisle, Pa., Aug. 28.—About bov.
enty-flve young men registered on
Saturday for service with the two
Cumberland county local boards.
Work of classification will be begun
at once and they % will probably be
needed to meet some of the late Sep
tember calls.
District No. 1 board will send a
number of men Into special service
this week. On August 30, George 8.
Koser, of Mechanlcsburg, lenves for
Camp Greene, S. C, On the following
duy Lawrence Miller, of Bhlrernans
town, leaves for the Polish National
Alliance College at Cambridge
Springs for Rpeclal training. On Sep
tember 1, James Thornton, of Camp
Hill, loaves for Doluwure College,
Newark, Del,, and Edward R. Nog
ley, Carlisle R. D, 6, and Harry H,
Bwolgert, New Cumberland, leave for
Spring Garden Institute, Philadel
From District No, 2, Walter L.
Garland and Paul Y, Kelley, go to
Camp Greene, both from Cartisle.
James Ilcetem, Carlisle, goes to Mad
ison llarrucks, Buckctts Harbor, New
A big entrainmcnt will take place
to-morrow evening when 109 men
leave for Camp Lee. A meeting will
bo held In the afternoon under the
auspices of tho Cumborland County
Council and Commltteo of Public
Hafoty. James L. Young, president
of the Cumberland ounty Kunday
Srhool Association, will present Tes
taments; the Rev, Georgo L. Fulton,
of Mechanlcsburg, will explain the
allotment plan and work of tho Red
Cross, and Major A. C. Bachmeyer,
In charge of tho new rehabilitation
hospital here, will make tho prin
cipal address of the day.
To prevent any confusion and
trouble In connection with the de
parture of tho men, tho Cumberland
County Hotclmen's Association has
decided to close all county bars be
tween 2 and 7 o'clock on Tuesday.
Marines Ordered to Salute
Wounded Members of Corps
Washington, Aug. 26.—Major Gen
eral George Garnett, marine corps
commandant, announced to-day that
In the future all wounded marincH
returning from France will be en
titled to a salute from all other ma
rines. regardless of tbe rank of the
wounded man.
According to a statement. Issued by
the marine corps headquarters, three
marines out walking met a private
who was hobbling along on crutches,
having lost a log In service In France.
The three stopped and saluted, pay
ing an Instinctive tribute to the
wounded veteran. This was the be
ginning of !* custom that is growing
so rapidly that it was brought to the
attention of General Harnett, who
"It Is a beautiful tribute to the
spirit which prompted the wounded
man's sacrifice and I readily give my
approval. While no official order will
be issued on tbe subject. I shall be
glad to see the members of the ma
rine corps thus show respect to their
wounded comrades."
The wounded man will not be ex
pected to return the salute, a nod of
the head, a smile or the mere recogni
tion of the fact that he Is being sa
luted being sufficient acknowledg
Civil War Veterans Hold
Reunion at Indian School
Carlisle, Pa„ Aug. 26.—Voting to
give their full support to war moves,
survivors of the famous Company
A. of the Two Hundred and Ninth
Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers,
held their annual reunion on the
bandstand of the Carlisle Indian
school here. Sergeant 8. D. Ziegler,
of Newvllle, was elected president.
The other officers are: Vice-presi
dent. Harry Hershman: secretary. B.
F. Corman; corresponding secretary,
S. M. Goodyear, an honorary mem
ber. William Bearden, a Confederate
veteran, was also present.
The contract for repairing an in
ter-county bridge over the Juniata
river at Clarks Ferry was awarded
by the Dauphin and Perry County
Commissioners here to-day to M. L.
Grossman at his bid of $1,932. Gross
man bid $1,287 for the concrete work
and agreed to finish It In twenty-four
days and he offered to put up tho
steel work in ten days at a cost of
$6 45. Peter Lehman submitted the
only other bid.
Former Judge J. W. Shull. of
Perry county, who is that county's
solicitor, and Charles Swafrz. the
chief clerk to the Perry County Com
missioners, represented their homo
county. Perry will pay one-seventh
of the cost.
British Front In France, Aug. 26.
—The capture of one officer and tour
gunners of an Austrian battery con
firms the presence of Austro-Hun
garian artillery on the western front.
ham and beef; 1,200 crackers; 8,000
pickles; 3,000 bananas; 225 gallons
of lemonade; 500 pounds of ice and
100 pounds of sugar. There is Just
a chance that the kiddies may" have
to be satisfied with corn sugar, But
what of it. Corn sugar is cheap by
the ton, and it nourishes one. and
that's the main object of food. A
plate and napkin, as usual, will be
furnished each diner, but if mother
and father -are apprehensive that
John or Sally may be very hungry
after tho sports, it is suggested that
something extra in the way of eats
be contributed by parents.
The great city outing is to start
promptly at 8 a. m., when the Har
risburg Traction Railways will have
plenty of cars at each playground to
carry the youngsters to Reservoir
Park. It is understood that the chil
dren assemble at the nearest play
ground and be ready at that hour.
Festivities are to wind up at 4.30
and the cars will be lined up to take
everybody home.
Romper or Kunkel Day has been
celebrated every' year excepting In
1916, when the infantile paralysis
scare advised its elimination. Many
recall the other scare in the first
year, when preparations were made
to feed 600 and nearly 1,000 turned
up. It was a tragic situation and it
seemed that only a miracle could
come to the rescue. But a job that
might have balked any restaurant
did not bother the park folks, who
eventually of all.
Former Telegraph Man
Military Mayor of a
Recaptured French Town
Lieutenant John C, Swank, former
assistant sporting editor of the Tele
graph, -whoso home is in Lancaster,
where ho was ft star on the football
team of that city, has been selected
as military mayor of a recaptured
French city. No details of the selec
tion have yet been received In tbe
United States. Swank recently ar
rived overseas after being In train
ing at Cninp Meade for almost a year
with the Three Hundred and Six
teenth Infantry,
Lieutenant Bwank won a commis
sion of second lieutenant at tho Re
serve Officers' Training Camp at
Fort Niagara, N. Y. ( to which place
he went from tho Telegraph. He
has been receiving honors in rapid-or
der since his training dayk at Fort
Niagara. Through sheer ability and
close application to military studies
Bwank was appointed first lieutenant j
recently while at Meade. Superior i
officers have spoken of him as an of
ficer who has the confidence and re- |
spect of his men and who is liked by
all of his comrades.
"Johnnie" displayed the same
spirit In France us he did as a. mem
ber of the I>ancaster High football
team as its star quarterback. Bwank
is 23 years of ago and was recently
married. His wife was a Harrisburg
girl. She now lives In Lancaster.
Mrs. Schleisner Files
Injunction Suit Against
Miss Sachs, ex-Employe j
Mrs, Hannah R, Bchlelsner of the
William B. Schleisner Store, Third I
street, has begun Injunction proceed
ings in court against Mary Sachs, a .
former saleswoman in the. Schleisner
store, declaring that ths saleswoman i
signed papers and agreed to remain |
with the Schleisner firm for a period j
of five years from January 1, 1917 and J
that she has broken the contract. |
Moreover, Mrs. Schleisner alleges
that Miss Sachs Is arranging(to en
gage In a competitive business; has
induced at least one Schleisner store
employe to quit.
The new $1 and $2 Federal Reserve
bank notes, issued under the Plttman
Act, passed last April, have made
their appearance In Harrisburg, a full
supply being at the Harrisburg First
National Bank.
Railroad Notes
W. D. Bowers, freight engineer on
the Middle division, who has been
confined to his home for several
weeks, will report this week for spec
ial duty. -
All Pennsy commissary .cars In this
district are now doing service on sol
dier trains. Federal officials say they
meet every requirement In transpor
tation of soldiers.
"Safety First" will be the one big
subject for discussion at the Septem
ber meeting of the Friendship and
Co-operation Club.
Reading employes have started a
campaign for a get-together club.
Plans for a new spur of tracks run
ning from White House Lane to the
Ordpance Depot are complete.
Pennsy passenger crews are break
ing all records for overtime. Harris
burg men are being deadheaded daily
to Altoona to bring special trains
Eighty-one Pullman chair cars,
which the Pullman Company had in
storttge at Altoona, have been com
mandeered and are being converted
into day coaches at the Pennsylva
nia's sbops for use on the West Jer
sey and Seashore Railroad. Regulation
coach seats are being installed.
Penbrook Boy, Reported
Wounded Several Weeks
Ago, Died on July 19
Charles H. Waltz, Company L, 9th
Infantry, died In France on July 19
from wounds suffered while in action
notification received by his father.
E. K. Waltz, of Penbrook. ears. Waltz
was wounded In the action of the pre
ceding day and notice of this was re
ceived several weeks ago. Waltz in
France since August 26, 1917, enlist
ed on March 28 1917, and received
his training at El Paso, Texas, and
Syracuse. N. Y.
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AtJctUST 26^19W'
Anthracite Shipments Show
Large Increase} How Money
Is Being Used
New freight cars are earning with ,
a rush, Daily arrivals are bringing :
a big decrease In the present short
age. Coal cars are having the pref
erence at the big plants. Federal of
ficials want no idle ears and inspectors
are keeping a close watch on all rail
road sidings,
American builders, so far this year,
have delivered 48,656 ears of ail de
scriptions to the government. Most
of them went to the Allies or to the
military railways in France, Of this
number 10,694 have been coal cars
which have been put into active ser
vice in this territory. Traffic tension
has been eased by this new rolling
The car increase is also good news
for the mine workers, for the realize,
that an increased number of "empties"
at the mines means the possibilty of
more pay in their envelopes.
Where the !if T i^tnl
A government report shows that a
large proportion of the 897,199,000 au
thorized this year for construction of
now sldtngs and industry tracks was
for spurs to coal mines. This aids in
the quicker handling, loading and
shipping of coal to market.
That the car movement has materi
ally aided production and distribution
Is found in reports to A. H, Smith,
Region Director of Railroads for the
eastern territory. Transportation of
anthracite in June was 7,084,775 gross
tons, as compared with 6.857,669 tons
In June, 1918, an increase of 227,166
tons. Last month also showed an in
creased tonnage over July, 1917, of
I 360,523 (tons, which shipments
amounted to 6,724,252 tons.
| The total shipments for the first
, four months of the coal year, April
to July, Inclusive/ amounted to 27,-
208,073 tons, against 26,283,113 tons
for the same period of 1917, an In
crease of 934,960 tons.
Tickets on Railroads Are
Now Interchangeable
Orders effective to-day have been
Issued by Regional Director Mark
ham, making tickets between com
mon points. New York to Washing
ton, Interchangeable and good on
trains of either the Pennsylvania
Railroad, Baltimore and Ohio Rail
road. Philadelphia and Reading and
the Central Railroad of New Jersey.
The new ruling covers oneway and
round-trip tickets of all classes and
mileage tickets, but does not apply
to commutation tickets.
The order refers specifically to
tickets between the following com
mon points: New York, Newark, N. J.;
Elizabeth, Trenton. Philadelphia,
Darby, Ridley Park, Eddystone, Ches
ter, Wilmington, Newark, Del.; Havre
de Grace, Aberdeen, Baltimore and
War Conditions Cause
Phila. Division Veterans
to Eliminate Banquet
Because of war conditions, no ban
quet will be held this year by the
Philadelphia Division Veterans' Asso
' elation. At a meeting held some time
ago to decide whether the annual
meeting and banquet should be held
at Columbia, as voted last fall, mem
bers voted to eliminate the banquet
and to hold the annual meeting at
Harrisburg. This will take place at
1 2:30 p. m.. on Tuesday, September 10,
' at the P. R. R. Y. 11. C. A. here. W. B.
. McCaleb is the president of the or
ganization, and H. J. Babb is the sec
. During the past year twenty-two
\ mtmbers of the association died from
various causes. Of these there were
twelve pensioners, two inspectors, two
passenger conductors, one agent, one
assistant freight trainmaster, one
. track foreman, one shopman, one
' switchman and ope freight brakeman
t '
Some Gossip of the Men
in the Marysville Yards
L William L Roberts, of Marysville.
has been enrolled as one of the Penn
sylvania Railroad employes, and is
now doing switching duty in the
Marysville yards. , ..
Amos Keller, merchant, is another
. Marysaille man who has gone on duty
1 as a switchman in the Marysville
yards. _ . ,
Alfred Waggoner. fireman, and
: Myrle Sellers, clerk, in the Marysville
yards, are on vacations this week tn
[ New York City and Atlantic City.
Chester I- Wallace, of Marysville.
recently sent to Syracuse. N. Y., for
, limited service as an automobile me
chanic. by the Perry County Draft
Board, more recently sent home be
cause of physical disabilities, has
again taken up his duties as a brake
man in • the Marysville preference
freight yards.
Newville, Pa., Aug. 26.—Mrs. Wal
ter Bigler, aged 37 years, died at her
home in Fairfield street, on Saturday
morning. Mrs. Bigler was a mem
ber of the Church of God. She war
the mother of eleven children. Be
sides her husband, these children
survive: Leroy, Earl, Frank, Cloyd,
Edna, Paul, Owen and an infant child
one week old. Burial was made this
afternoon at 2.30 o'clock in the New
ville Cemetery.
j| n When We Ars Passing |I:
The eyes of men and women 111
alike undergo a decided
change. The type begins t.o
blur, the figures begin to ■ H
dance, we "drop" a stitch.
This Is nothing to alarm you.
It is a perfectly natural condi
tion. Anyone who can do I l|
without glasses at forty is an
exception. If your eyesight is
changing, restore it to normal
by wearing glasses, which we H Mj
will gladly supply after a care- . H Hi
Eg g ful examination.
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?R * "BIJRQ 8 T 'PA
Staxfifig d the Crew*
rwttdftm<fa tM* 1
i>r™ first to go-attar IAH-tfr-tn'-if' 'jfll H.
247,, 3l SBl.
Ertgteewf® for MS, 8<2*.4591 M
Flretrien for 218, SSL ij."
Conductors for 247, 818,
Brake men for 842, .811
Brakemen - up! Smith, Carper, He
Middle DlrfiiiM—7be IS flTerW Orel
to go after 1.30 o'clock! 15, 28, 887,
216. 344, 249. 308, 85,
Fireman for 15.
Brakeman for 35.
Engineers up: Leib, HawTt,
Firemen up; Morris, Hubbert, Mar
ket Sheaffei'/
Conductors up! Biggane, HofTnagle.
Brakemen up! Roush, Deckord,
Linn, Wingart, Manzello, George,
Rhea, BakeT.
Yard Hoards-Engineers for 1-7 C,
lOC, 2-4 C, 26C. •
Firemen for IC, 6C, 4-7 C, 5-7 C, 10C,
11C. 23C.
Engineers up! Coxerly, Mayer,
Tholter. Snell, Bartolet. Getty, Bar
key. Sheets, Baif, Eyde, Keever,
Keever, Ford, Klerixnr, Crawford.
Firemen up! Kelt Kheam, Miller,
Wert. Yost, Kilmer, Farner, Martin.
Shant, Jones, Foles, Matter, Smith.
Philadelphia Division The 124
crew first to go after 1 o'clock! 128,
352, 107, 302.
Engineer for 128,
Fireman for 128.
Brakemart for 124 (21,
Engineers up! Steffy, Condren,
Staufferr, Karr, Bingley, Kline, Young.
Brown, Shoaff.
Firemen up! Folk, Myers, Keeler,
Clark, Craver,
Brakemen up: Burns, Christ, Funk,
William, Etzwiler.
Middle Division—The 303 crew first
to go after 1.30 o'clock! 235, 240,
243. 232, 247.
Firemen for 303, 235,
Yard Board —Engineers for 145, Ist
126, 3d 126, 4th 129, 137, 2nd 104, 118.
Firemen for 3d 126, 2nd 132, 137,
Engineers up! Balr. Brown, Zeid
ers, Fenicle, Ewing, Barnhart, Han
Firemen up: Hall, Blessner, Weav
er, Fake, Ready, Bruce, Wallace,
Philadelphia Division Engineers
up: Hall, Fleam, Kennedy, Gibbons.
Firemen op! Everhart, Shaffner,
Copeland, ARhouse,
Middle Division Engineers up:
Robley, Miller, Riley, Alexander,
Keane, Buck,
Firemen up: Arnold, Gross, Sheats,
Zelders, Dunn, Shee.sley, Fletcher,
The 1 crew first to go after 2.15
o'clock: 70, 19, 20, 61, 54, 64. "
Engineers for 61, 70.
Firemen for 1, 16, 20,
Conductor for 61.
Flagmen for 54, 70, 1, 20,
Brakemen for 54, 61, 70, 19, 20.
Engineers up: Bruaw, Dower, Lex,
Anspach, Boyer, Kohl, Barnhart, Bil
lig, Bordner, Wunderllch, Bowman,
Beecher, Mlnnich, Ruth, Moyer, Hart-
' t man, Crawford.
Firemen up: Cllne, Mereney, Lehj
man, Erb, Schreffle.r.
Conductor up: Half. '
Flagmen up: Fleagle, CTaybangh,
;' Filbert, Lelrmer, Kabbyshaw, Frantz,
' ( Lineweaver. Gardner, Sbtreman, Wal
-1 ker, Pletz, Fillmore.
Brakemen up: Troupe, Smith. Wilt,
Bowman. Long. Lehman. Noggle,
. Epler, Burtnett, Wray. Runkle, Neely,
Cullison. Huntsberger, Fauber, Adair
I Your Greatest
: Heritage are
[Your Eyes
A little, strain or defect In'them
will cause unmeasured trou
' ble. Of course, the trouble
may be readily corrected with
the proper glasses, but the
main thing is to be sure that
you GET the proper glasses.
* You will necessarily have to
go to a reliable optometrist.
Our reputation, for conscien
[ tious work is your guarantee.
; I
Registered Optometrist
212 Locust St. Next Door to Orphean