Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, December 11, 1918, Page 4, Image 4

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Belgians Score Holland's
Part in War Crimes
London, Dec. 11— Belgian claims
that the peace conference will be
directed, not only agalrifet Oermany,
but against Holland, according to the
Etropole of Antwerp, which quotes
the Belgian minister of foreign af
fairs as follows:
"Obviously, our first demand from
Germany will be the restitution of
all of which we were robbed In hun
dreds of ways. As far as territorial
readjustments are concerned, If you
carefully read between the lines of
the passages of the recent speech
from the throne which refers to the
old treaties they will tell you as much
as I can,"
The passages In question deal espe
cially with the International treaty
of 1839 which fixes the status of Bel
gium. This treaty deprived the young
kingdom of Belgium of the principal
portions of her provinces of Leswig
and Luxemburg and enriched the Ger
man confederation by the Belgian
towns of the provinces of Liege such
as St. Vlth, Eupon, Malmady and
It likewise made the kingdom of
The Netherlands master of the lower
Scheldt. The consequences were that
since .the beginning of the war Ant
verp has been bottled up and de
prived of all possible assistance by
sea against the invaders. In declar
ing the treaty which wronged Bel
gium In this way and reduced her
In size, from 183 a to 1918 now is a
dead letter, the king gave an idea
of what the Belgium claims would be.
Little Jack Graham Weaver, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lynn
"Weaver, of Heechview, Pittsburgh,
formerly of Harrisburg, who has
been seriously ill, is slowly con
C. A. Emerson, 1017 North Front
street, is in Chicago attending the
convention of the American Public
Health Association.
Dp. and Mrs. Edward Kirby Law
son, of Penbrook, have returned
from a week's visit in Philadelphia
and New York City.
Seasonable Cut Flowers
Decorative rinnts
Christmas Greens
Our Christmas circular is
. now being mailed. If you
. have not received your copy,
W!| ask and it will be mailed.
Bell Phone 3799-M.
14th Annual Optical Safe |
Over fourteen years in llarrlshurg establishes us with a reputa- S
lion for honest values and prices and fair dealing methods. During B
that time we have litted tltousand.s and thousands of people ol ■
Hurrisburg and vicinity. . ... . . , H
Our optical sale is an nnnual event and is looked forward to by B
expectant eye glass wearers. While the cost of optical goods Is fl
much higher than formerly our big stock, which was bought before B
the increase, enables us to quote you prices lower titan the average. jS
In looking over our stock we GLASSES IS BIG
find six dozen gold filled guar- Vic have twenty-four differ- g
untccd spectacles in an O Eye cut styles to select front hints a!
size. We will examine and lit tud Kimless.
your eyes with first quality Your eyes examined ami
spherical lenses for reading fitted witli first quulity splier
aud sewing, for >-•■ lw,sts r ° r sewing CO 50 L
and reading v
m /"V FREE—A gold filled Chain
I 111 I or Automatic Holder given H
•Ij 1 m.\ W\ W away with every pair of Nose gj
T Glasses.
REMEMBER tills sale will positively be the last time tlint we
will be aide to offer you dollar glasses.
Two Testing Rooms. Two Eye I „.°f ,cc ° r f ! ®' 3o * 5 ' 3 ?: O P ,,, < 1
, _ , " . Ylod. and Sat. Evenings Lntil 9
Sight Specialists In Attendance, o'clock
Harrisburg's Leading Eyesight Specialists
320 Market St., Over The Hub
1 Suggestions
V 4] I | Our Stock Is About as Usual
Steamer, Dress
rP|i) and Wardrobe Trunks
SIO.OO to $75.00
Brief Cases, $4 to sls. Manicure Sets, $t to sl2. Desk
Sets, one dozen different styles, $3.50 to $15.00. Dressing 1 j
Cases, Toilet Rolls and Tourist Cases, $2 to S2O.
Ladies' Hand and Skirt Bags, all colors, sizes and leathers,
pTjg SI.OO to $20.00.
Guaranteed Regal Umbrellas For
Men, Women and Children
Second and Walnut Streets
Enjoy an Excellent Program
Amid Christmas Greens
and Flags of Allies
The regular monthly meeting of
the National War Aid was held last
evening at Fahnestoek hall.
Mrs. William Jennings, presided,
and after the secretary's report was
read and several announcements
made, the evening was given over to
a delightfully informal program.
Miss Jean Rauch sang selections
In keeping with the occasion, "When
You Coino Home, Dear," Little
Irish Girl," "Yesterday and To
day" and "Little Mother o' Mine,"
all were received enthusiastically by
the audience.
The uftermath of the signing of
the armistice was summed up In a
talk on current topics by Mrs. Anna
Hamilton Wood.
Perhaps the most interesting part
of the program was the reading of
extracts from soldiers' letters to
their wives and mothers.
To Otto W. Plaek, decorator for
the Astrlch store, should be given a
great amount of praise for the
manner in which the hall was deco
rated. Holly wreaths and Christmas
greens mingling with flags of the
Allied nations added to the occasion
a holiday atmosphere.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Graup
ner. Third and Kelker streets, left
Tuesday for an extended trip to New
York city and BufTalo.
Mrs. J. F. Ross and Miss Flos
sie Bigley, of Clarion, were guests
of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Patrick, 817
North Second street, on the way
home after a visit of several weeks
In Baltimore.
Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Ryan went
home to Pittsburgh this morning
after spending a week with rela
tives In the West End.
Miss Estelle Richmond, of Balti
more. is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Stan
ley Garver, of Green street, for a
Arthur Bundy, of Cleveland, Ohio,
is stopping for a few days at the
home of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Mrs. Lester B. Young, Penn street.
Mrs. Anna M. Wiley 132 Locust
street left to-day for West Palm
Beach, Florida, to spend the winter
with her son, Paul Wiley.
One of the Most Popular Girls
I of the Younger Set to Be
a Holiday Bride
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I \ Sal-
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Mr. and Mrs. John Simpson Wills,
1121 North Second street, announce
the engagement of their youngest
! daughter, Miss "Ada Wills, to Ross
Harmon Derrick, of Emerald street.
The marriage will be an event of the
I holidays. '
The bride-elect is one of the mqst
popular of the younger set and ac
i tively interested in work of the
Market Square Presbyterian Church,
1 of which she is a member. Mr. Der
rick is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel
I H. Derrick, of this city, and is a
j clerk for the Pennsylvania railroad
; at Lucknow.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Lowe went
i home to Schenectady, N. Y., to-day
j after spending a week or two with
; relatives in suburban Harrisburg.
| Mrs. Gideon R. Krelder, of Ann.
1 ville, who has just returned from
j Fort Sill, Okla., spent yesterday in
j town with Dr. Irmine Gunsaul.
George W. Youngnran, of Council
i Bluffs, lowa, is visiting his afrand
father, Thomas B. Moore, of /Green
Isiieet for the remainder of the
Get-Together Dinner
of Firestone Employes
The branch manager, J. H. Dutch,
entertained* members of the local
Firestone Tire yand Rubber Com
pany at the Senate Hotel, at a get
together dinner.
Speeches and music followed the
menu. Mr. Dutch opening the in
formal talks with a brief history
of the progress the Firestone Com
pany has made in the past, its aims
and ambitions for the future. He
spoke of the 20 per cent, bonus
given to the employes on their last
year's salary and said that every one
of their men who has served Uncle
Sam in the war will be given back
their positions or one just as good
when they return. Mr. Dutch com
mended the men for their loyalty
to Mr. Firestone and their efficient
work which was largely responsible
for the Firestone successful year.
Varytfus employes spoke of phases
of the work and it was unanimously
agreed that Mr. Firestone is the best
man to work with and for, in the
United States.
Free Story Hour in
Technical High School
Kiddies of Harrisburg and vicinity
will be given a rare treat by members
of the Story Tellers League on Sat
urday afternoon, December 14, t
3.15 o'clock, in the Technical High
School Auditorium.
Under the direction of Mrs. Harry
G. Keffer, president, stories of all
kinds bp delight the hearts of chil
dren will be told by members of the
Pretty little songs and jingles of
Christmas time will be on the mu
sical program that Mrs. James G.
Sanders is planning.
Ail children froip public, private
or parochial schools and nursery
homes are cordially invited and any
friends or parents who are interested
are equally welcome.
Beta Thi Club
Organizes For Year
The Beta Thi Club of the Junior
class of Central High School met the
other evening at the horfie of Miss
Evelyn Snyder, of 1829 Derry street.
Miriam Ulrich and Sara Manahan
were taken into the society. This
was the organization meeting of the
society for the year. The following
officers were elected: President, Win
ifred Trtpner; treasurer, Evelyn Sny
der. Plans for the comming year
were discussed generally. The mem
bers present were: The Misses Ruth
Marks, Mary Rhoads, Ella Kreldler,
Winifred Tripner, Evelyn Snyder,
Sarah Manahan, and Miriam Ulrlch.
Shader-Lusch Bridal
Tuesday in Philadelphia
The nyi rr ' a R p Miss Mildred E.
Lusch ,of 1429 West Clearfield
street. North Philadelphia, to A. H.
Shader, 1405-A Rcglna street, this
city, took place in u church of fhe
Quaker City last evening at 8 o'clock.
Miss Lusch is a popular North
Philadelphia girl and Mr. Shader is
connected with the Packard Auto
mobile Company, as office manager.
The attendants were Frank Faulken
hagen as best man. and the maid
of honor. Miss Effle Brant, both
residents of North Philadelphia.
After a wedding trip to New York
City, they will be fit home after
January 1, In Harrisburg.
College Club Hears
of French Refugee Work
The December meeting of the
College Club held yesterday after
noon with Mrs. Philip T. Meredith,
Front and Harris streets, was mark-'
ed by a most interesting talk by Mrs.
Lyman D. Gilbert oi; the French
Refugee Work. Mrs. Gilbert read
several letters from her sister, Miss
Helen Cameron, of Petersburg, Va„
who has spent several years among
these refugees. Mrs. John C. Stine,
the president, presided and minutes
of the meetings were read by Miss
Norma Barker, f secretary. Mrs.
Jacob Crane wn's elected to mem
bership and the club voted to con
tinue its contributions to the milk
fund for providing a mdrning
luncheon to the children of the de
ficient schools. The next meeting
will be held January 14.
Miss Axla Bender, of Chambersburg.
has returned home after spending a
few days with_ Mrs. Berner J. Bolan,
of 1606 Liberty street.
. niiuunct mewls uudct tint neud
<j must be accompanied by name
assure accuracy.l
Master Kenneth Jay Dickinson, the
small son of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Dick
inson, 2422 Jefferson street, announces
the arrival of a baby brother. Quen
tin Farrah Dickinson, Tuesday, De
cember 3, L9lB.
Mr. and llrs. Walter A. Snyder, of
416 South, Thirteenth street, announce
the birth of a daughter, Lois Elaine
Snyder, Monday, December 2, 1918.
Mrs. Snyder wag formerly Miss Au
drey Hefllflnger, of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kingsley, of
Pittsburgh, former Harrlsburgers,
announce the birth of twin daughters,
Emilie and Georglne Kingsley, Sat
urday, November 30, 191
The third performance of the
musical comedy, "Before, After and
in the Meanwhile," attracted a ca
pacity audience last evening in the
school auditorium of Camp Hill and
the most favorable comment was
heard on all sides for the managers
| and performers. A goodly sum, fat
exceeding anticipations, was secur
ed for the Red Cross and the entire
management desires to thank the
Camp Hill auxiliary and the Har
risburg chapter ot' the Red Cross
for their hearty co-operation and
In the cut above are seen Smiles
chorus and soldiers, including Miss
Betty Patterson, as "Smiles," Cor
poral Roberts, Miss Margaret
Hughes, Private Utehman, Miss Mar
garet Asselyn, Sergeant Mulaney,
Miss Helen Bowman, Sergeant Par
fit, Miss Mary Cooper, Sergeant Mal
zone, Miss Gretchen Decn, Sergeant
Corbin and Miss Louise Cook.
Just below is Miss Virginia Shaar
as a sailor lassie, whose dancing is
a poem and who gave the sailor's
hornpipe with a snap and verve,
winning her hearty applause for her
really professional manner. The
committee in charge included: Di
rectors, Mr. and Mrs. Shaar; stage
manager, Charles Goodman; assist
ant stage manager, Martin Bowman;
business manager, Herman Kielil;
secretary and treasurer, Miss Franc
Gibbs; assistant secretary, Mrs.
Howard Slgler.
Red Cross Memberships
Colonial Club Prizes
The monthly card, party was held
last evening at the Colonial Country
Club. A novel idea was introduced
In presenting as prizes Red Cross
memberships to the following: First
prize. Mrs. D. A. Caley, three member
ships; second prize, Miss Irene Hor
ner, two memberships; third prize,
Mrs. M. W. Miller, one membership.
First prize for men was won by
W. P. Miller, three memberships; sec
ond, E. P. DeWald, two memberships;
third, C. J. Stephens, one member
A weeding of interest to many
Harrisburg people was solemnized
vesterday afternoon in the manse
of the Stevens Memorial Methodist
Episcopal Church, when the Rev.
Clayton Albert Snuicker united in
marriage Miss Caroline M. Yurnell,
of Tyrone, Pa., and Haupt,,
Jr. The bride is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. H. Yarnell, of Tyrone.
Pa., and has a host of friends
throughout this city.
After a short wedding journey,
Mr. and Mrs. Haupt will reside in
A radio message was received from
Captain Edward J. Stackpole, Jr..
late last night from the U. S. S. Mercy
enyoute from France. It is expected
that the ship will dock at New York
to-morrow. Captain Stackpole was
severely wounded some weeks ago
and has been gradually recovering
at a base hospital In Paris. Willie
his injuries have been severe, he has
been assured of complete recovery.
Miss Kathreen Westbrook. daugh
ter of Dr. and Mrs. Cherrlck West
brook, ot Melrose, sailed for Europe
yesterday morning on the White Star
iiner, "The Euripides." She will do
canteen work in France. Miss Su
zanne Westbrook. a sister, has been
In France for over a year in the same
Mrs. Otto Buxbaum. chairman of
the Temple Sisterhood of the Red
Closes has announced that Thursday
meetings have been discontinued un
til after the New Year.
Miss Mary Cluck, of 322 Wood
bine street, and Miss Edna Grubb,
of 325 Buckthorn street, have re
turned to this city after a visit with ,
Miss Gruhb's sister, Mrs. J. B. i
Byrod, of Sunbury. j
Annual Big Brother Dinner
December 31; Send Names
to J. H. Nixon
The annual Big Brother dinner
of the Harrisburg Rotary Club will
be held at noon December 31 In ]
Chestnut Street Hall when upward I
of 500 boys and girls between the
ages of 5 and 12, will be entertained
at a dinner and with a Christmas
program, John H. Nixon, chairman
of the committee, announced to-day.
The dinner Is an annual affair. All
the expenses are borne by the Rotar
ians, who will also take the children
to the hall in automobiles. There will
be music and gifts In addition to the
biggest kind of a turkey dinner.
"AH persons are Invited to send to
my address, 27 South Second street,
before December 20, the names of
unfortunate children whose homes
Santa Claus may not visit, within the
ages prescribed," said Mr. Nixon to
day. "We want every unfortunate
youngster in the city to have a good
Fine Speeches Scheduled
For Anniversary Meeting
The twelfth anniversary of the
Workman's Circle will be held
Sunday, December 15 in Royal hall,
Third and Cumbenand streets. Dr.
Rorhanoflt will spenk on "The Great
American Victory," and Attorney
Eugene Cohen will make an address
on "Development and Progress." A
banquet will follow the informal
program and there will be excellent
sacred music directed by Cantor N.
D. Neumark, including violin num
bers by S. W. Marshak, vocal and
instrumental selections by prominent
The Dorcas ociety of the Re
deemer Lutheran Church will hold a
bazar, Thursday, Friday and Satur
day, at 1416 lierry street. There will
be"on sale especially line fancy work,
Christmas gifts, homemade bread,
cake, candy and other good things
to eat.
A regular meeting of the Histori
cal Society of Dauphin county, will be
held on Thursday evening, December
12, 1918, at 8 o'clock, in the society's
building, No. 9 South Front street.
Dr. Harvey B. Bashore will speak of
"Some Plagues of the Past."
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DECEMBER 11, 1918.
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Wildermuth
will leave Thursday evening for a
visit through the Central Western
States, where Mr. Wildermuth, who
Is president of the Front and Mar
ket Motor Supply Company, lias
For Xmas
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Could Any One Possibly
Think of Anything Finer?)
Surely that is the highest possible
development of the gift idea.
And it will be welcomed as nothing j
else. Imagine the joy of every member i ;
of the family.
Probably you think a Player-Piano a
wee bit too expensive to be considered
—really that isn't so. You'll be sur- j
prised aV the fine Player a moderate
price buys. A small down payment
places one in your home.
i Make this a musical Christmas.
C. M. Sigler, Inc. i
f 30 N. Second St. %
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business In Cleveland, Toledo, Chtoa
go, D'aytbn and' Columbus, Ohio.
Mr. add Mrs. Latrobe M. Barnlts
and .sons. William and Latrobe, Jr.,
are'home after spending seve/al days
In Philadelphia and New York.