Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, October 23, 1918, Page 12, Image 12

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By Associated Press
Xc*v York, Oct. S3. Wall Street.
--Peace and war stocks were higher
for the most part at the active re
sumption of trading to-day, shippings
and rails continuing to feature the
advance at gains of 1 to 3 points.
I >ivitlciid paying transport...a..* ,
again were favored and some of the
minor rails added fractions to recent j
advances. Baldwin Locomotive, in
dustrial Alcohol and Mexican I etro
li'Utn were strong at the outset, the
letter, however. Immediately losing
its two-point advance. Metals were
irregular, although American Smelt
ing displayed marked strength.
United States Steel made a slight in- |
itiul gain hut soon reacted under :
I tails, shippings and equipments i
and oils continued to feature-the
trading of the morning. Early CTins I
were irregularly increased, Mexican ;
Petroleum rallying live points. Im
provement was only tetuporary, how
ever, prices breaking sPwrply before
noon on heavy selling which started
with United States Steel and effected
reversals of one to almost three |
points in other leaders. Mexican Pe- j
troleuni added to the confusion of
that period with a decline of thir
teen points. The setback was ascrib
ed to prospects of tighter money and
the tone of the German chancellor's
Chandler Brothers and Company. |
members of New York and Philadel- ;
pltla Stock Exchanges—3 North Mar- ;
ket Square, Harrisburg, 336 Chestnut |
street, Philadelphia; 34 Pine street. '
New York—furnish the following 1
quotations: Open. 2 p. m. |
Allis Chalmers 29 28% j
American Can 45% 43 j
Am Car and Foundry .... 88 88 %
Atner Loco 67 Ta 67% ]
Arner Smelting 89% 87% |
American Sugar ill ll't% j
Amer Woolens 52 52 .
Anaconda 72 is 71
Atchison 96% 96 I
Baldwin Locomotive .... 84% 88% i
Baltimore and Ohio .... 58% 57% |
Bethlehem Steel 71% 71 %•!
Canadian Pacific 171 170 I
Central Leather 66 665
Chesapeake and Ohio ... 61% 61%
Chicago K I and Pacific . 29 28%
Chino Con Copper 41% 41% j
Corn Products 15% 41
Crucible Steel 57 55% ,
Distilling Securities .... 48% 47% |
Nrie 18% 17%
General Motors 127% 128
Goodrich B F 34% 54
Great Northern pfd .... 96% 95% ,
Great Northern Ore subs 33% 33
Hide and Leather 16 15%
Hide and Leather pfd ... 82% 82% I
Inspiration Copper 55% 53 1
International Paper,.... 35% 35% I
Kennecott 38% 38 |
Kansas City Southern ... 21 21 |
Lackawanna Steel 76 75% ,
Lehigh Valley 63% 62%
Maxwell Motors 33 32%
Merc War Ctfs ... 31% 30',
Mere War Ctfs pfd ...... 122% 122%
Mex Petroleum 155 152%
Miami Copper 28% 28%
Midvale Steel 47% 47%
New York Central 82% 81
N Y N II and 11 41 % 4f%
Norfolk anil Western ... 11l 110% |
Northern Pacific ' 95% 94%
Pennsylvania Railroad .. 49% 48%
Kay Con Copper 24% 24%
Reading 36 93%
Republic Iron and Steel . 86% 85%
Southern .Pacific 104% 103%
Additional Classified Ads
on Opposite Page
The following ordinance was pass
ed liv the City Council and signed by
t le 'Mayor on the first day of Octo
ber A. I>. 1918. and is published as
erected by the Act of Assembly, ap
proved June 27. A. D. 1913:
Regulating the parking of automo
biles and other vehicles on Second
street between Strawberry street
and Walnut street, providing a
penalty for the violation thereof,
and repealing City Ordinance No.
|3. Session of 1918-1919, entitled
An ordinance prohibiting the park
ing of vehicles on Second street be
twecn Strawberry street and Wal
nut street, and providing a penalty
lor the violation thereof," and all
other ordinances or parts of ordin
ances in conflict herewith.
Section 1 Be It ordained by the
Council o£ the City of Harrisburg,
sid it is hereby ordained by authority
..f the same. That no automobile, or
other vehicle, shall be jjermltted to
park on Second street between Straw
berry street and Walnut street, of
the City of Harrisburg. for a longer
period than thirty minutes, at any
one time.
Section 2. That any person, firm
or corporation violating this Ordin
ance shall, upon conviction thereof
betore the Mayor or any alderman of
the city, be subject to a fine of five
dollars for the first offense, ten dol
lars for the second offense, and
twenty-five dollars for each subse
quent off"i>se, and in default of the
payment thereof, and costs of prose
cutions shall be imprisoned in the
Jail of Dauphin County for a period
not exceeding thirty days. Any po
lice officer of the City of Harris
burg is hereby authorized to arrest
the owner, driver or person In charge
of any said automobile or vehicle tor j
the violation of this Ordinance.
Section 3. That City Council Or
dinance No. 43. Session of 1918-1919,
entitled "An Ordinance prohibiting
tlie parking of vehicles on Second
street between Strawberry street and
Walnut street, and providing a pen
alty for the violation , thereof," and
all other Ordinances or parts of Or
uinances In conflict herewith, be and
the same are hereby repealed.
Passed the City Council October 1,
D. I. KEISTER, Mayor.
City Clerk.
Office of the City Clerk, Harris
burg, October 21, 1918.
Notice Is hereby given that on the
Sth day of October, 1918. the llarris
burg-York Mausoleum Company filed
in the Court of Common Pleas for
Dauphin County. Pennsylvania, its pe
tition. praying for a decree of disso
lution. and that a hearing upon said
application for dissolution has been
fixed by said Court for the 11th day of
November. 1918. at 10 o'clock A. M.,
when and where all persons may at
. tend and show cause against the
granting of the prayer of the said pe
tloner. if they so desire.
Solicitors for Petitioners.
Letters of Administration on th<
Estate of prdan Nejdof. late of the
Borough of Steelton. Dauphin County,
Pennsylvania, deceased, have been
granted to Taschko Dundoff, residing
In said borough, to whom all persons
indebted to said estate are requested
to make payment, and those having
claims or demands will make the
same known without delay.
542 North Front Street.
Steelton, Pa.
Proclamation in Divorce
In the Court of Common Pleas of Dau
phin County ln Divorce No.
161 March Term, 1918. Cora C.
Jacobs vs. Thomas F. Jacobs.
To Thomas F. Jacobs, Respondent:
You are hereby notified that the
above-stated case. In which yon are
the respondent, will be heard In the
said C'ourL In the Court House. Har
risburg. I'™, on Monday, the 28th day
of October, 1918, at 10 o'clock A. M„
when and where you should appear,
and make defense, if you see proper
so to dd
Attorney for LlbellanL
. Harrisburg. Pa., Oct. L 6, 1918.
Southern Ry 31% 30%
Studebakcr v' 63% 63
Union Pacific 136'% 134%
IT S I Alcohol 107 106%
U 78 Rubber 66 65%
U S Steel 111% 109%
U S Steel pfd 112% 112%
Utah Copper 90% 90
Virginia-Carolina Cheni . 56% 66%
Westinghouse Mfg- 44% 45
Willys-Overland 23% 23%
Western Maryland 13% 14
By .Issocioted Press
Chicago. Oct. 23. (U. S. Bureau
of Markets). Hogs Receipts,
19,000; market slow: about steady
with yesterday's average; good heavy
packing grades dull and weak, al
most unsalable. Butchers, $17.00®
17.63: light. $16.25® 17.60; packing,
$14.30® 16.25; rough, $13.73 ® 14.25;
pigs, good to choice. $14.50® 14.75.
Cattle Receipts, 13,000; medium
and westerns 25c to 40c higher: good
cows and heifer,- steady to 23c higher;
others and calves steady.
Sheep Receipts, 20,000; mostly ;
steady to strong; some fat sheep and i
yearlings higher.
[Continued from First Page.]
have two old trees removed down \
in Race street. They have grown out '
over the street and if an auto truck j
or lire apparatus would attempt to
pass them with a street car on the
other side of the street it would be I
impossible for the machines to get (
Oilier Cuuneilmrn Know
Investigation showed that Commis
sioner Gross lias these facts right ,
even if he had fofgotten just what
his powers and authority were as j
park commissioner. The two trees j
extend over the highway .and some |
of the liark has been peeled off by ;
trucks scraping them in passing be- j
tween the street cars and the curb.
Other members of Cotincil paid little
attention to Commissioner Gross' in
quiry about who might have juris
diction over the shade trees as it
was certainly apparent to them that
those matters were not in their de
partments. So they suggested that
Commissioner Gross have the trees
removed and replace them with young
ones from the-city nursery.
Indefinite -Due Time"
When this will be done Is a ques- ]
tion. Commissioner Gross has shown ■
so much luxlty in shade tree matters I
that after repeated promises during j
the last few months he lias to this i
date never introduced an ordinance j
in council creating a Shade Tree Com- j
mission. Other members of Council i
have time and again called his at- j
tentioti to conditions in the city and |
in his usual manner he has promised '
to take action but has never done so. !
Commissioner Burtnett, in particular, j
several times reminded Gross of his
duty. On one of these occasions the 1
park official replied, "We'll take care j
of that in due time.". That time ,
hasn't arrived yet, if one may judge |
from Commissioner Gross' inactivity. !
Yesterday Commissioner Burtnett |
again complained remarking that a
branch front a tree had struck him ,
in the face the evening :
missing one of 'his eyes by barely i
an inch.
"I-'ences" \l Trees
During the summer with the ex- '
ceptlon of attention to some of the j
trees In city parks, other shade trees !
were entirely neglected. In a few !
instances private residents took suf- j
flcient interest in their trees to get
a permit from the park department
for trimming or spraying but thou
sands of other trees received no at
During the spring of 1917, almost
two years ago, Commissioner Gross
thought he would soon have the
Shade Tree Commission ordinance
ready for Council. It wasn't intro
duced that year. Residents of the
city think Gross may have been so
busy getting votes for re-election
that he didn't have time to concern
himself about preserving shade trees.
This year the same promise was
forthcoming from Mr. Gross and now
the leaves are nearly all on the
ground, soon there will be snowflakes
in the air, and the ordinance has not
even been read in Council.
Professor Jesse Reese, 1854 Re
gina street, has been appointed as
sessor In the Ninth Ward by the
County Commissioners to succeed
Professor 1_ K. Knauss, resigned.
VEMBER 23, at Navaro Hotel, Worm
leysburg, Pa., at l:3u P. Al., Hand and
Coal Fleet, consisting of steamboat
and equipment; one pump and equip
ment; six fiats; two horses and har
ness; two cans, one wagon: block and
falls, and other tools too numerous to
mention. Terms Cash.
Attorneys, i
Auctioneer. .
ceived by the Superintendent of Pub
lic Grounds and Buildings at his office
in the Capitol Building, Harrisburg,
Pa., until 12 o'clock noon, November
12, 1918. for furnishing ail labor and
materials for the construction of a
iwo-span concrete arch bridgo over
the Aughwick Crek in Cromwell
Township, Huntingdon County. Penn
sylvania. as indicated fully in the
plans and specifications prepared by
C. K. Benson, of Huntingdon. Penn
sylvania, Consulting Engineer for the
Board of Commissioners of Public
Grounds and Buildings of the Com
monwealth of Pennsylvania.
Plans, specifications and bidding
blanks will be furnished prospective
bidders by applying to the Superinten
dent of Public Grounds and Build
ings, Capitol Building. Harrisburg,
Proposals must be marked. 'PRO
outside cover.
In Matter of the Estate of Flora M.
Lichtenberger, late of the City of
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Penn
sylvania, deceased.
To All Persons Interested in the
Aforesaid Estate:
YOU are hereby notified that the ap
praisers appointed on the Bth day of
July, A. D. 1918. by the Orphans'
Court of Dauphin County, aforesaid,
to appraise and set apart out of thp
Estate of the said Flora M. Liehten
' berger,'unto Chester A. Lichtenberger,
surviving spouse, the real or personal
estate to the value of Five Thousand
($5,000) Dollars, under the Act of As
sembly in such ease made and pro
vided do report that they have ap
praised and set apart all of the Es
tate of the said Flora M. Lichten
berger unto the said Chester A. Lich
tenberger, which report Is now on
file In the Office of the -Clerk of the
said Court, and will be presented to
the aforesaid Orphans' Court of Dau
phin Cbunty. for absolute confirma
tion on November 11, A. D. 1918,' at 10
o'clock A. M., and all persons object-j
tng to said appraisement and setting
apart as aforesaid, are requested to
file their exceptions and on said day
appear and show cause. If any, why
the same should not be conflrnsed ab
solutely, and if you fail thereof the
same will be confirmed absolutely on
■aid da>- E HERSHEY.
Attorney In Said Matter.
Seven Big War Work Agencies, United In Relief Army,
Take Care ofOurßoys From Home Camps To Trenches
Activities of Organizations i
Which Have Joined in Drive
For $170,500,000 So Varied
That Uncle Sam's Fighting
Men Can Find Clean, Whole
some Amusement in Every
Camp and at the Front
What Your Money Is Doing.
HOME follows the soldier wher
ever he goes through the
seven great organizations that
Join hands to_ help every Doy who
leaves home be kind.
His first rlee o camp from home"
Is In a troop-train wherf a Y. ML
C A. secretary always abroad, al
ways cheering lonely, homesick,
As soon as he gets to camp he
finds that the V. M. C. A., the K. of
C., the Jewish Welfare Board, or
the Salvation Army have the "huts"
that have made them famous.
There he can write letters home,
play games, see motion picture
shows, hear lectures, attend' relig
ious services, and keep up his
studies In classes conducted regu
larly under the best of teachers and
Can Meet His Friends
There, too, he finds the Hostess
House of the Y. W. C. A., where
his mother or sweetheart or his sis
ter may come to see aim, and the
urunch ot the American Library As
sociation where he can borrow
books to read.
When the boy has a few days
leave and goes into a 3trange city
to spend It, he finds there the War
Camp Community Service, ready
and willing to direct him about the
city, to tell him of the amusements
and accommodations he -will find.
When the time comes to start
over there, the boy finds a Y. M.
C A. secretary op the troopship.
He supplies writing paper, organ
izes games for the idle hours, and
usually has moving-pictures which
help out the evenings. The boy is
sorry to ieave him when they dock,
but the first person he meets on
Demands of the Army Are Met on Time and Slill Women
Bmtl Time to Meet Emergencies at Home; Many
Help Great Organization
Hail to the Harrisburg Red Cross
With the first chajiee in three
weeks to take a # full breath, to-day
the order went out that 7,000 pairs
of socks and 4,000 sweaters must be
produced by this chapter before
February 1, not to mention 3*>,OoU
pads and many other necessities.
The great institution under the
management of such women busi
ness managers as might put to shame
a Schwab or Hoover, knew to-day
in looking over the record of its
magnificient co-operation in the in
fluenza, that it had made good, and
there was an air of intense satisfac
tion for the call was a stupenduons
one. As Mrs. Lyman Gilbert recall
ed, the very first toscin sounded
when the dread disease made its ap
pearance here. It came from the Mid
dletown Aviation plant: "In heaven's
name can the Harrisburg Red Cross
supply us with some nurses, bath
robes" and hospital garments?"
It was then that the six-cylinder
system of our local establishment
showed its speed and efficiency. In a
jiffy the motor maids were winging
to the stricken camp with nurses'
aids and all sorts of essentials for
use in pneumonia hazards. Finding
that many colored men were among
the sufferers, an appeal was made to
the Colored Emergency Aid, headed
by Bertha Zedricks, and this organ
ization responded instantly so that
the colored men victims at Middle
town had the very best of attention
and service. Two physicians, Cramp
ton and Marshall, were very active in
this feature of the great human
drive to save lives in our own vicin
Unlike many another industry, the
Harrisburg Red Cross Chapter, was
not capsized with the sudden demand
to convert its resources from the
usual routine to one Entirely new
and unexpected. Among Hehetlds
of this organization are Miss Anne
McCormick and Mrs. Mercer B.
Tate, who grasped thp situation in
stanler, and Mrs. Tale, who guides
the producing part of the factory
dropped all war work immediately
and set her forces to local efforts.
Big Demand For Masks
Far and wide came the requests
tor face masks and the record to
day showed that ten thousand of
these were made, the volunteers
often sticking to the job all night,
and thus were supplied Harrisburg
Hospitals and those in twenty out
side places. Pneumonia jackets were
one of the greatest boons supplied
by this chapter, a soft, comfortable
affair which eased the sufferer trj
System was the cry, and so the
work was partitioned out, covering
such activities as nursing, house-to
house visiting, food and supplies and
transportation. In the latter Mr.
Burtnett, of the National Defense
Council, made himself so useful that
the Red ('ross women say he may
have a permanent job there.
Here was a crisis which illustrat
ed the vision and preparation of the
local fchapter, for nearly 250 girls
hud been graduated as nurse aids
and the heroism displayed by this
band will be part and parcel of Hur
risburg's gallant war record. Hos
pitals and private homes for a radius
of miles were supplied with these
capable girls, many of whom had
thrilling experiences. The visiting of
destitute families and there were
many, fell to the mangership of
Miss Rlngling, who proved herself
most competent.
The State Emergency Hospital, but
more especially the City Emergency
Hospital, established at Fifth and
Seneca streets, found themselves
greatly indebted to the Red Cross
for their nurse quota. Dr. Itaunick
paid the aids highest compliment.
Food and nourishment to suit a
pneumonia patient, was the next call
and a hurry call, too. Mrs. "William
Jennings knew precisely how to
handle this and in a very short time
hundreds of matrons, high and low,
were making good rich eoups, bullion
I French fcoil is another secretary.
K. of C\. or Y. Af. C. A., or J. W. 8.,
who tells him where he can go and
what he can do in foreign city.
Go Right to the Front
At the front, perhaps, tfie great
est work is done. Hero a real taste
'ot HOME, the thing the hoy craves
; more than any other one thing, j
comes with the hut erected by the;
friendly helpers. Here when there!
is no warm, dry spot in 'camp, he!
] finds warmth and cheer, smiles,
; songs, a place to "est. writing
paper, hoi drinks, cigarettes
| In the trenches, the Salvation j
'Amy, the K, of C., and the Y. M. I
.and fruit desserts. The motor nie6-
(sengers hurried these delicacies in
some instances to points twenty miles
from town. Red Cross enlisted the
help of the Catholic Sisters who did
a noble part in visiting the sick and
supplying needs. A committee form
ed of Mrs. Edwin Herman, Mrs. E.
jj. Stackpole and Mrs. Knisely, look
jed after "cookery for the sick" and
j they wore able to keep up to the de
mand so that visiting nurses were al
|vvays provided with broths and cus
tards when they made their trips of
Many Do Bit
I A much appreciated co-operation
■ was that of the Poor Directors who
Idid all they could to obviate any
i one being buried in Potter's Field,
'ni as far as the law permits. Here
jthe Red Cross showed its facility for
| handling an emergency uncommon,
! for on two occasions, itpaid enough
[cash to save victims from this dis
j grace.
i The Red Cross organization was a
i life-saver to physicians who soon
! found that they cou,ld get almost any
[kind of help there. Nurse aids were
'called out at all hours of the day
'and night to take over cases, admin
ister stimulants, thus releasing the
'doctor for other duties. An odd task
Iwas that which Miss Watts set her
self, looking after the well. Her
job was to help before the disease
jattacked and she accomplished
Auuch good.
| Mrs. Gilbert wished to have it
known how generous the stores, the
State Capitol and, in fact, all em
ployers were in permitting nurse aids
to leave their employment and help
in the epidemic.
Even small girls did their bit, un
der a systematic regime which kept
them visiting homes where children
were to be toted about in baby car
riages, the motlaer and family being
down with the flu.
Surprising was the response from
rich and poor. One day an ill-dressed
man came to the door and insisted
on giving a five-dollar.hill. They tact
fully suggested that he must need it
himself, but he insisted, saying, that
he gave because he sympathized
j with the unfortunate. Many other
similar incidents were recorded, so
that the Red Cross in this dilemma
[assumed the attitude of a great
1 benevolent institution, fulfilling all
[sorts of demands.
Necessarily, all war work c eased,
[and hence the emphatic call now for
return to the muking of stockings,
sweaters, surgical wrappings and all
j things needed in the military hos
ipitals. Women of the city have shown
perfectly splendid spirit, comnijnt
! Ed Mrs. Gilbert to-day. There are no
class lines whatever, and many of
jthe best workers are women With
Ismail income and much responsi
I More power to Harrisburg Chap
iter, American Red Cross.
i The condition to-day of Walter P.
' Maguire. of 5 South Front street, who
j has been seriously 111 with pneumonia
at bis home since last Monday a week,
irf reported by a member of his family
to Ve slightly improved. "Holding his
own," was the word sent Icy the latter
over the phone this afternoon when
inquiry was made by the Telegraph
concerning the cool merchant's con
The Test For Peace
The test of every plan of peace
16 this: Is it based upon the faith
j of all the peoples Involved, or
j merely upon the word of an am
| bltlous and intriguing government,
| on the one hand, and of a group
' of free peoples, o # n the other? This
is a test which goes to the root
! of the matter; and it is the test
j which must be applied.
. August 27, 1917.
C. A. follow to the front line Boys
who come out ot the front line,
cold and dead-tired, meet a cheery
smile and get a smoke and cup ot
hot chocolate That is the nearest
approach to home that a ma_ in Lie
trenches finds.
Even to the prison-camps the sec
retaries go. taking what cheer and
i comfort they can to the thousands
of boys whq are interned—both Al
ilied and German
Make Women Comfortable
The Y. W. C, A. has its huts for
I nurses, telephone girls, and for mu-1
j nition workers, in addition to the j
I lostess Houses which arc replicas i
' [Continued from First Page.]
street, and Lillie Foster, 632 Reily
I Since late yesterday afternoon tiie
I local Bureau of Vital Statistics re
| ceived reports of nine deaths from
I influenza and two from pneumonia,
j Yesterday there were thirteen deaths
| front influenza and six from pneu
i moniu: ,
t The report that a local physician
! charged exorbitant lees for medical
i treatment has been submitted to
I representatives of the Daupliin
! County Medical Society, it was
| learned to-day, and official action
may be taken soon. ,
j Physicians in the city who have
I refused to treat patients during the
j present epidemic other than those
upon whom they call regularly, have
| been severely criticised by Health
j Officer Raunick, who said to-day he
I has learned of a number of instances
;in which doctors refused medfeal at
tention to persons who called at their
I offices.
! One case of this kind was cited by
! Dr. Raunick and the man is now
!In a serious condition at the Emer-
Igency Hospital. He eanie there last
j night and had a temperature of 104
'degrees, with all symptoms of in
, iluenza. When asked why he had %ot
i called on a doctor, the man replied
he had seen a downtown physician,
[whose name he gave, and the patient
said the physician refused to give
any treatment, referring him to the
To Make Investigation
; Dr. Uatinick declared that all such
cases will be investigated by him.
| What action will be taken to stop
[this dangerous refusal to treat per
[sons who are ill has not been decid
jed, but the health bureau may find
;a way to deal with such physicians,
the authorities said,
j Unly a few cuses of the disease
(were reported yesterday, but the ban
iclosing amusements and other places
where large crowds congregate may
ibe enforced for several weeks yet, as
Dr. Raunick said it would be unwise
(to lift it too soon and have a second
; outbreak of the disease.
Only One New Patient
Deaths reported at the Harrisburg
!Hospital since yesterday follow:
' Mrs. Mary Spriggs, 36 years old,
1563 Shaffer street; Antonia Loretto,
! .40 years old. 33 4 riouth Second
(street; Mrs. George Butts, 22 years
old, 1066 South Ninth street, and
Airs. J. A. Snyder, 30 years old, 1422
I Hunter street. J. A. Snyder, husband
iof the last named patient, is also at
(the Harrisburg Hospital, in a Serious
| condition.
| At the Emergency Hospital only
lone new patient was admitted yes
jterday. Several were reported to be
lin a critical condition.
< Governor Hopes Quarantine
Can Be Lifted Without Delay
j Plans whereby decisions can be
reached when to lift the ban against
meetings and public amusement
(places and saloons are being worked
out to-day at the State Department
'of Health and will be announced in
(a day or so. Governor Brumbaugh
said to-day in regard lo the matter
"I am hoping to see the ban lifted
;early through local authorities. A
I plan whereby deaths will show when
(the danger point is passed is being
worked out."
The State Department of Health
j announced to-day that special in
| vestigations are being made into the
■value of serums for prevention of
i influenza and that inquiries into
housing conditions are under way.
. In places in Allegheny, Lackawanna
and Luzerne counties where housing
!conditions are bud, said Acting Com
! missioner Royer the percentage of
■deaths has been high. The rate of
' deaths In the state is estimated at
(live per cent, of the number rtl cases,
| although figures are not complete.
|ln some localities it went up to
| twenty per cent.
Reports were received to-day of
I spread of the disease in Allegheny
county and of many deaths In the
hard and soft coal regions. It is
feared now that the death rate for
the month In the state will go over
20,000. There are now 117 emergency
hospitals in operation. Conditions
were reported worse at Bethlehem.
The State Council of Nation De
fense office here in co-operation with
I the state authorities sent out a let-
f the Hostess Houses in camps at
More than 3,600 separate build
ings have been erected or rented.
More than 16,000 uniformed work
ers are in service on both sides of
the Atlantic. More than 500 cons
ot supplies go to France every
week for the organizations to dis
tribute to ,the boys. More than
16 miles ot motion picture film
goes to France each week for the
boys' entertainment. Wherever a
soldier or sailor or a marine goes,
HOME goes with him. through the
j medium of one or the other ot
| these seveu great co-operating or
Iter urging members of the councils
lin the counties to work to prevent
I profiteering by doctors, druggists,
| undertakers or others and to bring
I any eases to attention of authorities.
Three Deaths at Hospital
From Influenza Plague
' Three deaths at the Harrisburg
j Hospital have .occurred since mid
-1 night last, due to Spanish influenza,
j Fifteen patients have been admitted
during the twenty-four hours pre
| ceding noon to-day, and eighty-two
i patients now are in the hospital
under treatment for influenza.
The deaths are:
John Snyder, aged 34, 1314 Hunter
street. He died at 11 o'clock last
night, three hours after the death
of his wife, who also died of Spanish
Wiliam Spangler, 2130 North Sixth
street, died at 4.30 o'clock this
| morning. He was aged 23.
William Olsen, a soldier at Camp
! Colt, Gettysburg, died after several
| days' illness at 3.30 o'clock this
' morning. He was on his way home
on a furlough, and while stopping
! at the Central Y. M, C. A., Second
I and Locust streets, wus taken ill
j with influenza and removed to the
j hospital. He was aged 24. i
Nighf Report Shows ,
Increase in West
| A statement issued at the Depart
ment of Health last night said:
i "l'p to 6 o'clock to-night, 4,183
incw cases of influenza were report
led from thirty-fivo counties. The dis
pense shows a steady increase in Al
legheny, Armstrong, Cambria, West
jmoreland, parts of Fayette, Somer-
I set, Bedford and Elk county, St.
(Mary's, Elk county, now has a total
jof 1,000 cases. The estimate number
lot cases in Luzerne county is 10,-000.
I "There are apparent signs of sub
sidence of the epidemic in Delaware
!county; Chester county, with the ex
ception of Coatesvllle; Philadelphia,
Montgomery and 1 ,ycoming counties.
The total number of deaths, includ
ing delayed reports reaching us over
the week-end and arriving at this
office up to 1 o'clock to-day is 18.
271 deaths from influenza and 0,283
from pneumonia, a total of 18,504
since October 1."
Belgians Will Celebrate
Deliverance Oct. 26-27
Washington, Oct. 23 —Deliverance
of Belgium from the Germans will
be celebrated at Havre, October' 26
and 27, the anniversary of the first
[battle of the Yser, under the aus
pices of p\o Belgian government.
An official dispatch to the Belgian
legation said Belgian refugees at
Havre and in the surrounding terrt
i tory would be present to give ex-1
jpression to their great Joy over thej
j liberation of the sea coast cities.
: Washington, Oct. 23. Marshals
i Foch, Joffre and ( Halg and Generals
Petain, Diaz, Pershing and Gillian,
chief of staff of the Belgian Army,
' were awarded the distinguished ser
vice medal to-day by X'resident Wil
| son, acting as commander-in-chief of
j the United States Arnjy.
| Chicago. Oct. 23. —Bishop Francis
I Key Brooke, of the Protesunt Epis
copal Church of Oklahoma, died at
I the home of a daughter here to-day,
after many months of ill health. He
iwas born in Gambler, 0., November
2, 1862.
By Associated I'ress
4 lilc-ngo, Ocvt. 23.—-Board of Trade
j Corn November,'l.27l4 : Decem
! her, 1.24.
i Oats November, 69Vj: December,
! Pork November. 35.00; January,
; 37.70.
Lard November, 24.40; January,
| 23.10.
I Ribs November, 21.07; January,
OCTOBER 23, 191$.
Soldier Boys in France Even
Eat 'Em For Break
I'nrlM, Oct. 12 (by Mail). —Search
through tlie American Expeditionary
Force fails to disclose any man who
sees nothing to the doughnut but the
hole. Every tighter over hern might
have been born in New Knglund,
where they eat 'em for breakfast, so
profound is the reverence for the
Oreat American Doughnut. Its popu
larity has been made unanimous by
tlie Salvation Army, the K. of and
the Y. M. P. A., the battletield repre- j
sentatives of the seven service agen
cies combined in tho United War |
Work Campaign for $170,600,000. To I
impart a suggestion of what dough
nuts mean as gastronomic delights to
American fighting men, let the story I
| of Jimmy be told.
Jimmy hadn't eaten a doughnut i
since he left America, of rather since
he had left the ancestral shades of'
I Pike county for training camp, lie:
I had dallied witli a chunk of indigesti
btlity camouflaged under that nume j
in a restaurant of tho town near his i
cantonment just before embarking for |
I France. It looked like a doughnut,
I but it was a terrible thing, all weight
i and no Joy.
j But Jimmy was in France now, in a
: large base town that swarmed with I
people strange to his ulien eyes and j
jhe was Homesick for America, for j
Pike county and the folks who had !
known him from the cradle up and j
| who had pampered his tastes in food j
with loving understanding. Even the I
restuurant doughnuts wouldn't be so
bad now he thought, for the system
atic exercise and healthful life he hud
led since joining tho Army hud trans
formed his usual vigorous appetite
into a continual obsession for food—
then more food. . There was plenty of
"chow" at mess, but he craved the .
liner manifestation of the chef's art.
Doughnuts, for instance.
As he stood there, a vagrant breeze
wandered into the kitchens of the
Y. M. C, A. cafe a few doors down the
street and out again. It enveloped
Jimmy in a fragrant cloud and his
senses reeled. Could it be? No, he
was simply delirious and soon an am
bulance would come and take him
away, but he would enjoy that delic
ious odor of doughnuts while the fun
tasy lasted. But the frangrnncc did
not evaporate; it grew stronger, and
unable to stand the suspense any
longer Jimmy elevated liis nose and
followed that aromatic trail as un
erringly as any pointer in pursuit of
a fat flock of quail.
It led him into the Hrd Triangle hut
down the street and there—oh! unbe
lievable sight was a large platter of
delicately browned, plump doughnuts
reposing with proud confidence among
other platters of comestibles such us
only Americans can concoct. A real
American girl stood behind the coun
ter and passed out cakes, pastries,
cream puffs and doughnuts to the
hungry mob of doughboys who lined
the stand three deep.
Between bites of the luscious com
pound Jintniy talked with the Kill who
told him about I lie efforts of the Y. M.
C. A. to make life more enjoyable for
the boys in olive drab by running: a
cafe, maintaining: readinK and writing?
rooms, and gttgin( a movie or a vau
deville performance every night.
Of course, there are no records of
individual sales but that night there
was one well-known representative
of Pike county who was willing to
admit, with the amiability born of a
| sntisfied stomach, that for once in his
life he had hncj enough doughnuts.
Senators Drop*Kitchin's
Dual Tax on Profits
Washington, Oct. 23.—The Kit
chin war profits taxes and excess
profits taxes went by the hoard yes
terday and has been predicted many
times the Senate Finance Commit
tee substituted an altogether new
plan for taxing business profits. The
committee also completely revised
thesurtax rates on individual in
lation to taxes on business is believed
The Senate committee's plan in rc
by the committee to bemore in con
formity with theideae of the Treas
ury Department than was the Kitch
iin plan. It is also their belief that
it will be in a general way less bur
densome to business and will meet
much of the criticism levelled at the
taxation scheme of Mr. Kitchin. Tho
committee did not eliminate either
the war profits tux or the excess
prolits tax. It has worked out a com
bination of the two along what it
believes to be more equitable lines.
The effect is to lighten the burden
materially on ordinary business prof
its while still heavily assessing swol
len prolits. in tumbling over the edi
liee erected by' Mr. Kitchin the com
mittee has invited a stiff light in con
ference, as the excess prolits sched
ule revised yesterday was one of
Mr. Kitcliin's pet projects, and the
majority leader of the House is cer
tain to make a determined effort to
secure its retention in the bill as it
jflnally was agreed upon.
Under the Kitchin plan the excess
prolits rates are 3D per cent, on the
amount <of net income exceeding the
credits allowed and not exceeding 15
per cent, of the invested capital, 50
per cent, of the amount of net in
come between 15 per cent, and 20 per
cent, of the invested capital and 70
per cent, of theamount of the net
income exceeding 20 per cent, of the
invested capital.
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Sees Continuance of
War if U. S. Refuses to
Treat With Hun Chiefs
London, Oct. 23.—Theodore Wolff,
in the Tagcblatt, of Berlin, says grent
difficulties will be caused if Presi
dent Wilson or the Allies refuse to
negotiate for an armistice as pro
posed by Germany.
"In Par.s, New York' and London
there Is now talk about military nec
essity," Herr Wolff continues. "We
won't deny our own politicians spoke
with violence in the ni ctreJn
when they thought' possession of
Paris was in night." *
The article concludes: "ShWhld
President Wilson demand the impos
sible we must reckon with a con
[ tinuution of the war."
Lancaster Is Leader
in Wheat Growing
Lancaster county leads the state in
j wheat production this year with 2.-
I 7111,025 bushels, York being second
I with 1,868,392, according to figures is
sued to-day by the State Department
of Agriculture. Berks ranks third,
j Franklin fourth, Cumberland liftli and
Adams sixth, each having over 1.000.-
! 000 bushels. The total production for
the year is given us 26,02.3,67-1 bushels.
Berks leads In tho rye production
with 366,233 bushels out of 1.676.500
raised in the state, Northampton coun
ty being second. Bucks third, follow
;ed by Dehigh, .Schuylkill York and
| Montgomery.
I Berks is ulso the banner county in
j oats production with 1,971,855 bushels
j out of 44,103,21 1 produced in the. state.
Westmoreland. Somerset. Erie and
! Bradford follow. Other counties hav
ing more than 1,000,000 bushels are:
Bucks, Butler. Chester, Cumberland,
Dycoming, McKean, Tioga, Washing
ton and Y'ork.
Sailor Discards Uniform;
! Takes Benefactor's Clothes
G. L. Hardinger, a sailor who dis
appeared front the room of Maj
|thew Stretcher, 109 South Third
I street, last night, wearing a suit of
j Stretcher's clothes after he had dls-
J carded his sailor uniform and left it
| behind, is being sought by the police.
Stretcher said ho gave Hardinger a
night's lodging when hornet, him on
| the street and he claimed that he was
without money or lodging.
SUES FOR 1810,000
I Counsel for Eva Boldosser this
i afternoon tiled a suit against Charles
Crisswell for slo,ooo damages alleg
ing that he made slanderous remarks
about the woman.
Washington, Oct. 23.-—Sick and
wounded landed in the United
I States from the American expedi
' tionary forces during the week
ended October 18 numbered 637, tho
i War Department to-day announced.
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