Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, October 12, 1918, Page 2, Image 2

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crushed caused them to decline battle. The Crown Prince
has moved his headquarters from Mezieres in hot haste.
THE German lines along the Suippe river, in the Champagne
sector in France have collapsed. Progress made by the
French yesterday apparently indicates the enemy's retreat north
ward is more of a flight than an orderly retirement.
French forces are reported to
have reached the Retourne river be.
i, tween Houdilecourt and Sault-St.
Remy. Houdilecourt is less than
four miles east ot Neufchatel, one
of the principal German bases back
of the Champagne front. This ad
vance brings the French to within
twq an done-half miles of the Aisne
river and threatens the railroad line
i that parallels that stream. Farther
east the French have made good
L progress.
Near the Argonnc forest, General
Gouraud's men are officially report
„ ed to be less than two miles from
b ■ Vouziers, an important railroad
fc junction. They have almost reach
ed Sugny and Machault.
French and Italians have moved
i rapidly along the Chemin des Dames
y and northward from the Aisne.
They have reached the vicinity of
' N Ailles, which is on the crest of the
ridge between the Ailetto and the
' Aisne. southwest of Laon.
Villages Ablaze in Oise Valley
Blazing villages in the valley of
the Oise are reported in last night's
French war office statement. This
refers to the section near I,a Fere,
where the first German retirement
was reported yesterday. These fires
Chamber of Commerce Try
ing to Work Out Problem
of Closing Time
Capt. J. L. Gault, Tyrone Offi
cer, Home From France as
Camp Instructor
Tyrone, Pa., Oct. 12.—Interest is
intense in town over the friendly
light being waged between the mer
chants and their clerks. While the
latter are not "union" in that they
are affiliated with any labor organi
zation, they have an organization of
their own, and their ideas of the
time to close the stores, and as to
what nights during the week they
should be open, do not coincide with
the ideas of the merchants. At pres
ent some of the others are doing as
they see tit, the decision being made
by the owner. An amicable solu
tion of the entire affair is apparent,
and that soon, us the Chamber of
Commerce is working the matter out
to a fair and equitable conclusion.
—Five men left for the army this
week, all of them being of the
"limited" service classification. They
were sent to Camp Thomas, Ky. One
of the number was Frank K. Trout
vine, a young lawyer—Captain J. L.
tlaunt, who before his entrance to
'an officers training camp a year ago,
was the superintendent of the pub
lic schools of Tyrone, passed through
T> rone recently enroute from New
York to San Francisco, CaL Captain
Gaunt has been in France about six
months and has been sent home as
an instructor. —A. Wareham Flenner,
a lifelong resident of Tyrone, has
purchased a farm near Media, Dela
ware county, and will move there
with his family in the near future.
—Paul Reese, a resident of Tyrone
for about live years, and who was
assistant ticket agent for the Penn
sylvania railroad here, has been
transferred to Altoona. —Charles F.
Zcrbe, of Scranton, visited with hiß
mother, Mrs. B. Zerbe, this week. —
Mrs. C. C. Benstoter, of Brookville,
Pa., and Mrs. W. A. Burkenstock,
of Parkersburg, W. Va., are guests
this week of Mrs. W. E. Grafflus.—
Mrs. Harry Goodman of the clerical
force of the government at Washing
ton, D. C., is spending several days
with her family here.—William F.
McGovern, a sergeant m the United
States Army, stationed at Camp
Mills, N. Y., is home on a furlough.
■ —Mrs. Harry B. Wolfe has returned
from a visit with relatives at Pitts-
Durgh and Bolivar, Pa. Claude
Watson, a welfare worker for the
Y. M. C. A., located at Camp Lee,
Petersburg, Va., is spending sev
eral days' furlough with his parents
here. —-Mrs. Robert P. Koons is visit
ing her parents at Reading.—Cap
tain and Mrs. R. W. Cook, of Everett,
are guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Sill.
—Mrs. Richard Fisher, whose hus
band was killed in France in the last
month, left Tyrone this week for
Pitcairn, where she wil make her
future home—Misss Helen Atherton
of Vandergrift, Pa., is the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mathers.
Huinnielstowii, pa., Oct. 12. Mrs
John Stonesifer, aged 28 years, died
from pneumonia at her home in East
Main street, on Thursday and was
buried this morning. Mr. Stonesifer
and two children, aged Ave and two
years, are also sick with the disease.
Halifax, Pa.. Oct. 12. Mrs. Frank
Leone, aged about 27 years, a daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Lee, of
town, died on Wednesday night at
her home at Steelton. of pneumonia-
She Is survived by her husband a'nd
four children.
Basel, Switzerland, Oct. 12.—The
Frankfort Zeitung announces that
the Reichstag will be assembled Oc
tober 16.
Halifax, Pa., Oct. 12. The Rev.
Ira D. Lowery lias been returned to
the pastorate of the local United
Brethren Church for another year.
Two Night School*! Monday, Wednesday, Friday Nights—Tuesday,
• Thursday Nights
By Order of Board of Health
are regarded as evidence that the
enemy is preparing to abandon that
region and the high, wooded mas
sif of St. Gobain, to the south.
Roar Guards Resist
East of St. Quentin and Cambral
the Britisn and Americans still are
moving eastward, but their advance
is being retarded by German rear
guards. The Allied progress, how
ever, threatens serious results to the
German armies to the south, which
also are menaced by the collapse of
the enemy lines in the Champagne
Advance Over Wide Front
Between Lens and Douai, the
British are sweeping forward over
a wide front and have moved up to
within striking distance of Douai
and Lille.
From the Argonne forest east
ward to the high ground east of the
Meuse, the American Army that has
broken the Kriemhild line is con
tinuing its blows. New progress
has been made near Grand Pre
Farther east, the village of Romagne
now is close to the American line.
German resistance here and east of
the Meuse has been desperate.
Allied troops have been attacking
the Austrian positions in the moun
tain sector of the Italian front.
Standards Placed at Street
Intersections in Mechanics
burg Prevent Accidents
D.B.Hoerner, Boiling Springs,
Buys For Two Daughters
in Mission Field
Mccliniiiesburg, Pa., Oct. 12.—1n
order to avoid accidents with auto
mobiles and vehicles at the square,
standards bearing a £ed flag have
been placed to the right of which
the drivers must go. They are prov
ing statisfactory.—D. B. Hoerner, a
patriotic citizen of Boiling Springs,
bought Liberty Bonds for his daugh
ters, the Misses Jessie and May, who
are engaged in mission work for the
United Brethren Church in Africa.
Mr. Hoerner intends sending window
cards and buttons to his daughters
to exhibit in that far-off country.—
Corporal Edward T. Dornan, in
service at Camp Lee, Petersburg,
Va., has been promoted to sergeant.
He is a nephew of Mrs. Thomas
Winston, of West Main street.—Cor
poral Carleton Stutenroth, who oper
ated a linotype at the Thomas Print
ing Office, has arrived overseas, ac
cording to word received here. —Mr.
and Mrs. Clyde Hardenberg, of
Scranton, spent some time with the
former's aunt, Mrs. R. A. D. Frehn,
West Main street.—Among the peo
ple who were on the sick list and
now recovering are: Mrs. H. Hall
Sharp and son, Martin: Miss Etta
Miller, J. H. Berkheimer, Harley
Surface and Mrs. Albert Smith.—
Lieutenant H. H. Mercer, of Camp
Upton, Yaphank, N. Y„ spent the
weekend with his parents. Mr. and
Mrs. H. H.Mercer. West Main street.
—Robert A. Bucher, of Pittsburgh,
a former Mechanicsburg resident,
was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. F. K.
Ployer, South Market street.—Mr.
and Mrs. Samuel Zimmerman were
Carlisle' visitors on Monday.—Mrs.
Sarah Nesbit, an aged resident of
West Simpson street, had the mis
fortune to fall down the stairs at
her home, where neighbors found
her in a semi-conscious condition.
Her injuries were not serious.—Mrs.
William Diveler, of Philadelphia,
visited her sister, Mrs. C. E. Um
berger, of South Market street.—
Mrs. Frank Bigler, of Washington
Heights, visited friends here on
I Wednesday.—Mrs. J. R. Shipe, who
was taken suddenly ill, is slowly
improving.—Russell N. Biddle was
! a visitor at Carlisle on Monday.—
Miss Clara Kast, who teaches in
Mahanoy township high school, and
Miss Helen Kast are at their home
in South Market street. George
! Ruth, of Camp Lee, Petersburg,
Va., is ill witlv influenza.
Williamstown Teachers
Volunteer For Nurse Work
Willlamstown, Pa., Oct. 12.—Wil
liamstown Chapter Red Cross went
over the top In its donation of cloth
ing to the Belgians. The quota was
1,500 pounds and 2,715 pounds was
the shipment made. —At a special
meeting on Wednesday evening
President J. B. WiOyorth appointed
the public school teachers volunteer
nurses to assist the professional
nurses expected here to care for the
influenza patients. Many families are
stricken with the disease and an
emergency hospital is being provid
ed with cots in Dr. H. A. Shaffer's
building to more adequately care for
the most serious cases.—Mrs. Rufus
Klinger, nee Miss Maude Lewis,
died from pneumonia on Thursday.
She was 32 years old. Burial will be
be made to-morrow afternoon In
Fairview Cemetery.
Mifflintown Red Cross Auxil
iary Makes Contributions to
Nedy People of Belgium
Many Visitors Spend Pleasant
Fall Days in Twin Towns
Along the Juniata
Mifflintown, Pa., Oct. 12. The
Red Cross committee on the drive
for second-hand clothing lor the
Belgians sent off 2,300 pounds of
good clothing. Ninety pounds were
garments made In the workroom by
several members of the Red Cross.
In all 1,836 garments in good con
dition and 212 pairs "of shoes were
shipped-—Mrs. George L. Russell
and daughter, Mrs. Milton.B. Moore,
of Lewistown, visited at the C. W.
Mayer home In Bridge street. —Miss
Erma Hower, who is teaching school
at Hershey, is home on account of
the closing of the school during the
influenza epidemic—Mrs. Ralph W.
Hills and son Bobby, of Washing
ton, D. C., are visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Crawford.
—Mr. and Mrs. James' M. Beale, of
Driftwood, are guests of relatives in
the twin towns —M.'P. Crawford, in
come tax collector, stationed at
Johnstown, spent Sunday at his
home here. —James Mathers, of Co
lumbus, Ohio, attended the funeral
of his cousin, Mrs. Charles Cherry,
on Tuesday.—Miss Emma Robison,
of Danville, is visting at the home
of her uncle, B. F. Burchfield. —
Lieutenant B. F. Schweyer, stationed
at Annapolis, Md., is spending sev
eral days with'his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Wilburforce Schweyer.—Miss
Helen Keller, a student at Irving
College. Mechahicsburg, came home
on Friday on account of -sickness. —
Mrs. Henry Scholl, after visiting
three weeks with her daughter, Mrs.
Carl F. Espenschade, at Pittsburgh,
has returned to her home here.
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Br is—jsp*'' Msm
since its formation in 1904. The
appointment is taken as a gratifying
recognition by the government of
the value of organized civic endeav
or, looking, as does *he work of the
American Civic Association, toward
making American communities bet
ter places to live in.
A very careful survey of condt
, tions preceded the determination of
i the Secretary of Labor to have such
I a commission formed. The new
! commission is expected to work
I through existing agencies so far as
I possible. Its organization will prob
' ably include specialists on many re
! lated subjects dealing with the
| amenities of life, but particularly on
! recreation, education, public utili
| ties, public safety and health and
j sanitation.
I. Its activities will radiate from
j Washington in order that they may
be co-ordinated without confusion
' or waste effort with existing govern
| mental efforts in the same direction.
Newville Red Cross Branch
to Make 150 Property Bags
Newville, Pa;, Oct. 12.—The Red
Cross work room will remain closed
until further notice owing to the
ruling of the Board of (Health re
garding the closing of all meeting
places during the prevalence of in-
I fluenza. An urgent request for
pieces of cretonne, any design and
coloring, 12x16 inches in size, is
made by the Red "Cross branch.
The cretonne is to be made into
property bags for soldiers ill in
hospitals. The local quota is 150.
All donations for same may be left
lat Swigert, Spangley's or Heffel
llnger's dry goods- store.—The Rev.
E. L. Dtizler, who served the New
ville *Church of God for the past
year, has been returned by the el
dership for another year.—The Oc
tober meeting of the Civil Club will
bo postponed in accordance with the
request..of the Board of Health.—
Word has been received here of the
arrival in France of Harry Koser
and Harry Bowman.—Mr. and Mrs.
D. P. Hoover were called to Balti
more on Monday on account of the
serious illness with pneumonia of
their son, Wilmer, who is in train
ing* at Camp Holabird. —Mrs. Edgar
Stratford, 'of Camp Hill, spent a
day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. Woodburn.—James A. Starver
is visiting his brother, Charles, and
family, att Pittsburgh.—Mrs. W. R.
Lobb, of Alverton, was a guest at
the home of Mrs. Mary E. Landis
over Sunday.—Mr. and Mrs. John
Wheeler, of Harrisburg, visited Mr.
and Mrs. St. Elmo Getter.
Marysville, Pa., Oct, 12. —Over a
million pounds of coal have been
shipped frpm this place during the
past three weeks by Cohen & Leiby,
who have their dredges below the
island. The coal is unloaded at the
old ferry landing -near Fishing
West Fairview claims an Honor
j Flag in the Fourth Liberty Loan.
With a quota of $30,450 a total of
! more than $34,000 in subscriptions
i was announced this morning. More
1 than 400 citizens signed applica-
Pleasant Birthday Surprise
For Perry Co. Fruitgrower
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Imidisburg, Pa., Oct. 12.—George
A. Wagmer, for almost sixty years a ;
successful nurseryman and fruit j
grower near Landisburg, Perry coun- j
ty, had a pleasant surprise on Sun- |
day, October 6, it being his 78th j
birthday. Those present were: Mr. !
and Mrs. Herbert Lebo, 71 Reservoir j
street, Harrisburg; Mr. and Mrs. '
D. M. Thornton, and son, Paul, of j
Camp Hill; Mrs. Rebecca Billman, |
and daughter, Mrs. John Comp and!
two children, of Delmont, S. D.; Mrs. j
Jemima Rice, of near Mount Zion, I
Perry county; Mr. and Mrs. D. W. j
Wertz and daughter, Thelma, of l
Landisburg; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Neily, j
of Landisburg; Mrs. Frank Kennedy!
and daughters, and Mrs. Harry:
Foose and daughter. Mabel, Martha,
Edna and Dolly, of Alinda, Perry ,
county. A large cake with the colors j
and candles representing his 78th j
birthday was presented by his
daughter, Mrs. I. S. Billman, of Lo
cust Grove, Perry county.
Party Nominee of the Prohibi
tionists May Endanger His
Election, It Is Said
Special to the Telegraph
York Haven, OcA. 12.—The stupid-
I ity of certain alleged supporters of
i the prohibition cause is emphasized
jin a situation which has developed
|in York county. It seems to be the
i policy of the professional prohibi
tionist in Pennsylvania to deliberate
ly do the things which obviously he
ought not to do because of an ex
aggerated sense of superior wisdom.
It is believed here and throughout
the district that in the event of the
defeat of .the Republican candidate
for the State Senate, who is an
avowed advocate of the prohibition
amendment, that the responsibility
must rest upon the Prohibition can
didate for Senator who hopeless of
election himself insists on remain
ing on the ticket even though in do
ing so he may endanger the success
of the Republican nominee.
There is no doubt that the real
fight on the prohibition amendment
will be in the State Senate and on the
election of one candidate may hinge
the success of the cause in Pennsyl
vania Notwithstanding the unfor
tunate attitude of some of the Pro
-1 hibition leaders, and especially their
candidate for the State Senate, it is
believed that the strong temperance
sentiment in York county will result
in the election of the Republican
Marlon Favors Prohibition
George Mariow, of York, the Re
publican nominee for Senator in the
28th senatorial district, prior to the
primary declared that if nominated
and elected he would support the na
tional prohibition amendment, state
| wide prohibition and local option
measures. He was nominated with
out opposition. Subsequent to the
nomination he was called upon by a
committee of the Prohibition'party of
York county and again pledged him
self in writing to support the nation
al prohibition amendment, he having
been led to believe that the Prohibi
tion candidate, M. F. Fishbaugh,
would withdraw from the Prohibition
ticket and his nan* (Marlow's) be
substituted therefor. The local Pro
hibition committee of York county,
notwithstanding this position taken
by Mr. Marlow and the admitted in
ability to elect Mr. Fishbaugh, have
not succeeded In substituting Mar
low's name for that of Fishbaugh.
The Republican nominee because of
his position on the liquor question,
will without doubt defeat Henry
Wasbers, the Democratic nominee,
I who has always been and is now re
garded as a wet candidate.
Those who are sincerely interested
in the election of a Senator who will
vote for the prohibition amendment
are disappointed at the action of Mr.
Fishbaugh in declining to get oft the
ticket. They allege that if he is sin
cerely for prohibition he should not
hesitate to withdraw and have the
name of Mr. Marlow substituted for
hij own, thus guaranteeing to Mr.
Marlow the additional vote of the
Prohibition party of York county.
Many sincere Prohibition men
among the Republicans are begin
ning to doubt the sincerity of some
party prohibitionists.
Finance Page, Ist Ed, Must
| New York Stock Exchange is
closed to-day because of this being
a legal holiday. Therefore the Tele
graph does not publish any quota
llnllfnx, Pa.. Oct. 12. Paul D.
Lebo, of Halifax township, died on
! Wednesday morning at Camp Lee,
Petersburg, Virginia, from Spanish
Influenza, aged about 22 years. Sur
viving are his wife, one child, his
parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Lebo, of
near McClellan, and several brothers
and sisters. Young Lebo went to
Camp Lee several weeks ago with an
Upper End contingent.
Dr. Hymen R. Wiener, a pneumonia
patient at the Harrisburg Hospital
still is very seriously sick. No i
change was noted in" his condition;
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dozens of the % boys floating around
me, all dead, with nothing but their
blue faces out of the water..
Soldiers Throw Rope
"A big roller carried me into a
kind of a cleft in the rocks and I
was thrown upon the side. I must
have passed out. When I came to I
saw two British soldiers on the other
side of the ravine. They threw me a
rope which I made fast and crossed
hand over hand."
Joseph Pollock, said he believed
many more of the soldiers would
have been saved but for the steep
banks of the cliffs. In one little cove
twenty-eight bodies were counted.
Grateful to Islanders
All the Americans voiced their
deep gratitude to the islanders for
thetender care they gave the men.
The survivors were put to bed in
private houses and were so well pro
vided for in every way that no one
wanted to leave when the relief ship
As was the case with the victims of
troop ship Tuscania the loss of the
Otranto's papers prevents the army
authorities from learing the names
! of the missing. All tfie names of the
survivors are being cabled to Wash
ington where they will be checked
| against the full list kept at the port
from which the vessel sailed. In this
way the dead will be ascertained,
i The Otranto struck the rocks Sun
jday night south of Saligo Bay, Islay
j Island, an uninhabited section where
Uhe coast line in many places rises
i straight out of the water to the
| rocky peaks many feet above.
| Soon the ship began to list, and
the soldiers and crew, under per-
I feet discipline, moved in a body to
| the other side, thus preventing the
vessel from capsizing. Suddenly
| through the mist loomed a small
1 destroyer which had picked up the
I Otranto's distress signals. The de
stroyer herself was partly disabled
Iby engine trouble.* Seven of the
i Otranto's boats were lowered to the
I water to as a buffer for the de
j stroyer, which with wonderful sea-
I manship maneuvered close to the
I steamer's side.
The order to abardon ship was"
given and the officer commanding
the troops instructed the men to
remove their overcoats and" shoes.
Scores then began leaping from the
rails, forty feet above, to the de
stroyer's deck.
A's the destroyer neared the side
of the Otranto the men began to
(jump from thirty to forty, feet from
jher decks. The more experienced
sailors of the crew of the steamer
'nad better success than the soldiers,
I many of whom had never seen the
sea until this trip.
As the destroyer steered toward
the side of the steamer many of the
men leaped too quickly and missed
their reckoning and dropped between
the boats. Some of these disappear
peared in the water, but others of
| them were caught and crushed to
death between the boats and the
lifeboats which had been lowered to
act as buffers. The destroyer was
badly battered.
The captain of the destroyer, each
time it was brushed away from the
side of the Otranto, again would
push near enough for many more
To the People ofHarrisburg: 1
THE Board of Health is doing everything in its power
to check the serious INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC. A
breakdown in the Telephone service would be a cat
astrophe and we have learned that the system has been -
depleted over one-third, due to illness, and that the rest
- of the operators are remaining at their posts though
much fatigued from overwork. The Telephone service
is handled by trained operators and vacant position at
the switchboard means, poor service. Too many vacant
positions means a breakdown in the service. The con
dition is becoming more acute each day and the public
must realize the seriousness of the situation and lend
their co-operation in the crisis and place only very essen
itial calls, for a breakdown in the Telephone system, es
pecially at this time, would prove fatal.
The Board of Health, therefore, requests
the public to place calls only of the most
important nature.
John M. J. Raunick, M. D.
City Health Officer
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men-to jump to the deck of his ves
sel. He described as a veritable rain
the number of men landing on the
destroyer. Many of those who reach
ed the decks of the vessel suffered
broken bones or otherwise were
hurt. Those who missed the deck of
the destroyer -went to almost instant
Four times the battered destroyer
came alongside, and each time the
previous scenes were repeated. At
the end of the fourth trip she had
310 Americans, 236 of the crew, 30
French sailors, and one British of
ficer on board. The boat was full,
and having done all possible, she
started for port.
The survivors saw the Otranto
drifting helplessly towards tho rocks
as they pulled away toward the Irish
coast. The destroyer barely had
time to send a brief message when
her wireless was carried away. The
little overloaded vessel had a rough
trip to port.
One of the American troops on
board the Otranto pictured the
scene when the vessels collided. Sol
diers lined the dfceks as though on
parade, and at the word of command
stood at attention like statues. They
never wavered, remaining there in
military formation, exemplifying
during the crisis the noblest tradi
tions of the army for heroism and
discipline. The same thing, said the
soldier, applied to the seamen,
i Numbers of bodies to-day were be
,ing washed up rapidly on the shore,
lit was reported that 176 had been
! counted at noon and nearly all of
!them had been identified.
I Further details of the work done
by a British destroyer in taking off
from the Otranto and landing
safely hundreds of soldiers and sail
ors brought to this port accentuate
the remarkable daring and skill of
the rescuing craft. Even after the
■ survivors had reached the deck of
the destroyer, their position con
tinued desperate, for mountainous
waves repeatedly broke over the lit
tle vessel and, according to reports,
swept about thirty persons over
board. For nearly twelve hours the
survivors, all wet through and
many badly injured, were effposed to
the fury of the wind and the waves
until the destroyer made port.
Fifty-five were hurried mto wait
ing ambulances and rushea to hos
pitals. Others were taken to a
British barracks, where the Ameri
can Ked Cross quickly fitted them
out with a complete change of
clothes and all were given hot food
and stimulants. Private Raymond
Simpson died on the destroyer from
injuries and was buried to-day.
The Otranto was the flagship of
a large convoy including the Kash
mir, which, as the result of a heavy
gale, became unmanageable. A
thick rain closed in on the convoy
Sunday morning off the north coast
of Ireland, and at about 9 o'clock
the Kashmir rammed the Otranto
Although the Otranto's com
mander realized the ship probably
was fatally damaged, he ordered the
other vessels to proceed, including
the Kashmir, which was able to con
tinue under her own steam and
eventually made port. The Otranto's
case seemed hopeless. The gale was
then at its worst and the seas run
ning seventy-five feet high. There
was no chance of launching the
boats, and as the engines had
stopped as a result of the fires being
put out by the inpouring water, the
big vessel was at the mercy of the
waves and drifted rapidly before the
OCTOBER 12, 1918.
Old Rubber, Rrass and Iron
Gathered in Greencastle
Brings $13.55
Henry P. Flcjcher, U. S. Am
bassador to Mexico* Spends
Weekend With Father
GreencastJc, Pa., Oct. 12.—A week
ago a junk box was placed in Center
Square for contributions of old rub
ber! brass and .iron.-The contents of
the box was sold this week and
amounted to $13.55, which was given
to the Red Cross.—Henry Prather
Fletcher, ambassador to Mexico, was
a week-end visitor with his father,
L. H. Fletcher, in South Carlisle
street. Mr. Fletcher received a warm
welcome, for there is no one who has
ever gone out of Greencastle who
has more friends in his old home.—
Miss Ruth Crider, of East Baltimore
street, has accepted a position as an
operator in the Cumberland Valley
Telephone Exchangl.—-Mrs. A. A.
Morganthall spent part of the week
at Harrisburg.—Dr. Bowman Metz,
a Waynesboro druggist, came to
Greencastle on Sunday to visit his
.sister, when he was taken ill with
symptoms of typhoid fever. —Dr. T.
11. Gilland, who recently volunteer
ed his services and received his com
| mission as a first lieutenant, has
[been ordered to be ready to report
.for duty within twenty-four hours'
j notice. Dr. Gilland has a large prac
tice in Greencastle. —Charles Gel
iwicks and Walter Gelwicks, of Phil
jadelphia, were guests at the home
|of T. J. Clary, Center square.—Mrs.
|S. M. Martin, who has been seriously
iill for the past two months has en
tered the Merklein Hospital, at
Chambersburg.—The first death from
I influenza in Greencastle occurred
jthis week, Dr. Chester Neal, of Phil
adelphia, came here September 29
|to spend the week end with friends.
!The next day he developed a serious
|case of influenza which terminated
]in pneumonia, and his death occur
rd on Sunday evening. Dr. Neal for
'a number of months had been sta
itioned in one of the Southern camps,
jbut had been retired to recuperate
I from a nervous brakdown.—William
iH. Long was the victim of a serious
[accident recently. He was hauling
[wheat to Rankin's Mill, and got off
I the wagon to lead the horses up the
Hong hill leading to the mill, when
| he tripped on a stone, fell and broke
ihis right elg. Because of his advanc
jed age of 74, ho was taken to a hos
jpital at Chambersburg to have the
jbone set.—Mrs. Frank Conn and
!son have returned from an extended
Ivisit at Baltimore.—Mrs. Earl Show
ialter who underwent a surgical oper
ation the past week, is rapidly re
gaining her health.—Mrs. M. N.
;Holme9, Richard City, Mo., is visiting
'her mother, Mrs. Susan Palmer.—A
letter has been received from former
Assistant Postmaster Luther Koser,
stating that he has arrived In
France, but that the voyage was a
very rough one, 90 per cetn. of the
soldiers being se isick.
Miss Ethel Rounsley
Accepts Bank Clerkship
Mlllcrstown, Pa., Oct. 12.—Miss
Ethel Rounsley left Tuesday for
Emaus, where she will visit her sis
ter. Mrs. J. Utls Charles, for several
weeks. Miss Rounsley, who has serv
ed as a clerk at the posfc office for
several years, on her return, will L
accept a clerkship in the Millers-JA
town National Bank.—William F.
RoUnslcy, of Penbrook, visited his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. William
Rounsley, Tuesday.—Miss Myra Ear
ner, who is teaching school at Hunt
er's Valley, spent the weekend with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Ear
ner. —Mr. and Mrs. James Rouns- (
ley spent several days with Mrs.
I Samuel Hain at York.—Mrs. Wil
j liam Bollinger was called to Harris
burg on Tuesday by the illnenss of
I her mother, Mrs. D. A. Snyder.—
! Mrs. John Ritzman was a Harris
j burg visitor Tuesday.—Mr. and Mrs.
i Harmon Kipp of Pfouts Valley, spent
J Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Chester
I Ulsh.—Chester Steele, of Duncannon,
; was the guest of his daughter, Mrs.
; Edwin Morrow, on Sunday.—Miss
i Anna Rowe of Harrisburg; Mr. and
Mrs. Martin Rowe and son Earl, of
Newport, and Mr. and Mrs. George
Stackpole, atid baby,'of Lewistown,
were weekend guests of their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Josiah Rowe
| Miss Stella Collins visited relatives
i at Lewistown over Sunday.— Mrs.
| Lloyd Shuman, of Thompsontown,
j visited D. M. Rickabaugh and fam-
I ily on Monday.—Miss Stella Grubb, '
I of Newport, spent Sunday with her
father, T. T. Grubb.—Foster Bolling
er was at Baltimore on Sunday.
Lewis Cox, of Pittsburgh, was a visi
tor ill towji on Saturday. Mrs.
James Brushart, of Harrisburg, is
spending some time with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Menghes.
—Arthur Kipp visited his wife and
daughter Louise at the home of
Mrs. Martha Pretz, Sunday.— Miss
Alice Alexander was at New Ger
mantown on Tuesday and Wednes
day in the interest of the Liberty
Loan campaign.—H. M. Beck, of
Minersville, came home on Satur
day evening ill with Spanish influ
enza.—Mrs. Mary Pines of Harris
burg, spent Saturday with Mrs. Wil
liam Walker.—Mrs. Milton Attic, of
Tyrone, was the weekend guest of 1
Peter Attic and family.—Miss Helen
Martin, who had spent several days
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Har
ry Martin,-has returned "to her stud
ies at the Millersburg Normal
Berrysburg, Pa., Oct. 12.—Tho
Red Cross festival netted over $3OO.
—Recent visitors at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. M. S. Daniel were Mr. and.
Mrs. George Copenhaver and son, of
Hershey; Joseph C. Daniel, of Phil
adelphia, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Hartman, of Harrisburg. Moody
Raker spent a day with his mother,
Mrs. Kate Raker.—Mrs. Chestr, of
Sunbury, is visiting her aunt,- Miss
Kate Deibler.—Mrs. Harry Ancfress
and two children and her mother
in-law, Mrs. H. Andress, Sr., have
returned to Philadelphia after
spending a week with the former's
parents.—Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doib
le.—Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Daniel, Miss
Kate Keboch and Mrs. Paul Huyett
and daughter, Jeanette, vistied at
•Elizabethville. —The Rev.. Paul Huy
ett attended conference at Cata- j
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