Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, December 24, 1918, Page 11, Image 11

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$75,000 WORTH
Salesman of Firm and Porter
of Building Taken For
the Crime
Atlantic City, N. J., Dec. 24.—Two
men were arrested last night in con
nection with the robbery early yes
terday of furs valued at more than
475,000 from the Boardwalk store of
Cohen & Oettleman. They are Harry
Golf, a salesman employed by the firm,
and Francis Goodman, a porter In the
The robbers gained entrance to the
building by first entering a photo
glyph studio next door and then out
ting a hole through the wall. In ad
dition to valuable furs on display in
the store and in the workshop in the
ftcond floor, about $35,000 worth were
taken from a safe which a member of
the firm said he forgot to lock last
Balsam. It isn't disagreeable,
and you can depend upon it to
give quick relief. It's guaran- j
teed. Tve used it for years and |
always keep a bottle on hand." j
Sold by druggists everywhere. I
AT THIS Joyous Christmas Time With the
Blessings of Peace on Earth and Good
. Will Toicard Men Manifest Throughout the
World, the Entire Store Force of
Join in Wishing You All a
returning soldiers and sailors, used to
life in the open air and to rigid-Army
sanitary standards, will not be content with
cramped or unhygienic homes.
These men will insist on spacious rooms,
with plenty of air and light, wide verandas,
roomy sleeping porches rind sun parlors, and
modern bathing and sanitary facilities.
Houses that do not meet the above require
ments will have to be remodeled. Shacks
and tenements must go.
Many thousands of new, sanitary dwell
ings are imperatively needed.
Now that Federal building restrictions
have been removed, there will be a most
unusual demand for all kinds of building
The sooner you begin the better, for
while we have a good stock of lumber on
hand there will be a great need for
I No matter what you are going to build
—come and sec us.
United Ice & Coal Co.
I.unil>cr Department
Forster and Cowden Sts.
Carter's Little Liver Pills
You Cannot be A Remedy That
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and Happy JmWb! rat Worth Living
Small Pfll JmatS&sir H PILLS Genuine bears signature
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Take a Hualoea* Cnurae I'ml.r Specialist*.
Harrtaburg's bending and Accredited Onalneaa College
■ Troop Building 15 S. Slnrket Square 99
Bell 485—DAY AND NIGHT SCHOOLr-Dial 4393
Write, Phone, or Call. Send For Catalog.
A Representative Will Call Upon Request.
First Full Rehearsal of Moor
head Vaudeville Show
Held Last Night
Harrisburg had a aste of real musi
cal warfare last night when arpeg
gios, flats, sharps, crescendos and
half notes battled for mastery of the
field. And to the bearer sitting on
No Man's I .and there was a wicrd
combination of impressions.
The occasion was the first re
hearsal of the full company for the
vaudeville show and ball to be stag
ed In Chestnut Street Auditorium,
Friday evening, January 3, for the
benefit of the Associated Aid So
cieties. In one corner of the big rec
reation room of the Moorhead Knit
ting Company a quartet of male
vocalists were airing their voices
and over in another nook two vaude
ville artists of Keith circuit fame,
were trying out a new novelty. On
the big platform at the front of the
auditorium Mrs. Florence Ackley Ley
directed a chorus of Bo beautiful pirla
(count 'em —fifty) while Frank Blu
monstoin instructed a saxaphone
quartet in the Intricate mechanisms
of that popular instrument.
Prominent among the artists to
appear in the benefit performance is
Miss Naomi Antoinette Ackley. gifted
soprano who recently sang in Victor
Herbert's "Eileen." A personal
friend of the noted composer. Miss
Ackley recently established her resi
dence in Harrlsburg. She is possess
ed of a clear, pure, and sweet soprano
voice. Elmer H. Ley. formerly sing
ing In "Prince of Pilsen" will assist.,
in the production. Mrs. Ley. the di
rectress of the chorus, was former
prima donna in the Joseph E. How
ard Musical Comedy Company. In ad
dition she has taken prominent parts
in manv of the leading operas.
The proceeds of the event to be
staged Friday evening. January 3 in
Chestnut Street Auditorium will be
given to the Associated Aid Societies.
More than 1500 tickets have already
been sold.
Moose Minstrels, Orpheum The
atre. night of January 23, 1819. adv
Departments Close Early For
the Holiday; James Auter
as Santa Claus
OyV"' Pennsylvania of-'
VvW iCtAS ficlnll y began to
1 .Vv\\\gj U/ observe Christ- |
J f" ns shortly at*
: ter noon to-day.
Most of the otflc
| yJpHMMQt- es of the state
1 -IHlllCWi'nSl government clos
i od during the af
| ternoon as the '
majority of the ;
people qccupying (
them live away from Harrisburg, |
started for tneir homes. The Capitol j
will be closed to-morrow except for j
the Health and State Police Depart- !
ments, where men remain constant- j
ly on duty, and but little business .
will be trunsacted on the remaining j
days of the week. All hearings and |
meetings have been scheduled for |
next week.
Governor Martin O. Brumbaugh •
will spend the last Christmas of his j
term in the Executive Mansion, and j
to-morrow morning will follow the
traditional duty of the Governor and i
distribute candy to the children of
Harrisburg who may call to pay
their respects. This custom was In
augurated by Daniel H. Hastings
when governor in the middle of the
nineties and the actual handing out |
of the gifts will be done by James
M. Auter, the Governor's messenger, j
who has ofllciated at this ceremony j
every year since it began.
Money in Bales. —The State High- j
way Department turned in almost j
$lOO,OOO to the State Treasury, rep-!
resenting payments for automobile j
licenses, the bulk of the checks or ;
notes or money orders being for les3
than $l5 and the whole making a!
bale which a man could not carry. |
It was one of the banner payments <
of any day. Shipments of automo- j
bile licenses for the last few days !
have been close to the record. The |
revenue for licenses for 1919 thus far '
received is almost $1,000,000.
Warning on Trees. State Fire
Marshal Howard E. Butz has issued
a Christmas time warning against
fire hazards in holiday season es
pecially on Christmas trees. "Adopt
stringent precautions against the
possibilities of casualties by fires. !
Avoid carelessness in handling j
Christmas tree decorations. Filmy |
decorations should not be used. See ;
to it that decorations of noninflam- j
| niable nature are used, says the j
| warning. It is suggested that wir-
I ing for trees be done by competent i
. electricians and that trees be se
curely fastened to the doors, while !
the warning is given to see that can- 1
dies are handled by grown-up per- j
sons and not by children. Marshal .
! Butz commends the activity of the \
| people of the state in cleaning up j
on tire prevention day and urges the
people of the state in handling i
packing material used for holiday t
| goods- and the prompt disposal of
waste and rubbish.
0100 Licenses Climb.— Oleomar
garine licenses for 1919 will run
close to 5,700, according to estimates
made at the State Capitol and ttie
coming year may see them go to 6,-
000. Dairy and Food Commissioner
James Foust has issued 1,400 more
licenses in 1918 than in tjie whole
of 1917. Many of the licenses have
been issued for small communities,
whereas ten years ago the bulk of
the licenses were in cities and in in
dustrial centers.
Grooine to He turn—Col. John C. i
Groome, head of the military pblice '
in France, is said by Philadelphia ■
newspapers to be on his way home !
to this country on a furlough. An- j
other interesting thihg is that the j
members of the First Troop, who '
were scattered throughout the army !
by orders from Washington and the
identity of the oldest military or
ganization in the country thereby i
.almost lost, will be regrouped under '
Colonel Groome as a part of military j
police forces. The splitting up of the j
cavalry is a sore point with many I
To File Briefs—The Public Scr- |
vice Commission before adjourning
last night arranged for the city of
Seranton and various boroughs to '
file briefs in the fare complaint case
argued yesterday.
Miller Gets War Cross—Colonel
Asher Miner, former Luzerne coun- '
ty legislator and commander of the j
old Ninth Pennsylvania, lias been ;
given the distinguished service cross <
for gallantry in action with the
109 th Artillery in France. He lost a |
leg in action and is on his way home. :
Typhoid Fever
at Huntingdon
The State Department of Health
received word to-day of what ap
pears to be a threatened epidemic of
typhoid fever in Huntingdon and also
cases of smallpox at Clearfield in j
Clearfield county and Rochester in
Beaver county.
Dr. B, Franklin Royer, Acting Com
missioner of Health, has sent one of
the department's sanitary engineers
to Huntingdon to make a thorough
Investigation of the water supply
which has long been considered dan
gerous as the Huntingdon author
ities depend entirely upon chemical
treatment of the water. Thte State
Department of Health has warned all
the citizens of Huntingdon to boil
all water until the source of infec
tion has been discovered.
Y. M. C. A. Juniors Visit
Local Industrial Plants
Junior members of the Harrisburg
Y. M. C. A., under the guidance of 1
Arch Dinsmore, director, visited the
candy factory of D. Bacon and Com
pany, and the ice cream plant of the
Hershey Creamery Company in South
Cameron street to-day. After in
specting the plants they sampled the
products of each and pronounced
them excellent. Thursday morning
the third educational trip of the holi
day series will be held when the boys
will visit the Swift and Company
meat packing plant in North Seventh
George Caaey was slightly bruised i
about the body last night, when the L
automobile of Harold Barnett, 240 j
Mattis street, Middletown, figured in I
a collision with the automobile of
William B. Benedict, 1400 Green
street, at Sixth and North streets.
Electrical chimes will be played as
the accompaniment to the carol sing
ing on Allison Hill to-morrow morn
ing. John Bare will furnish a
truck to transport the singers and
William A. Fenlcal, 220 South Fif
teenth street will be the director.
"The Live Store" OpCtl Totligflt "Always Reliable" I
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December 24, 1918.
To Our Friends and Patrons:
fIEsSSKIii Please accept our highest appreciation for
your very generous patronage during this year.
May the friendly relations ever continue be
tween this "Live Store" and its loyal customers
i. the ear„e.t wi.h of
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The Store Everybody Is Talking About g
The Doutrich organization desires to publicly thank the I
thousands of friends for what they have done during the year to help make this "Live
Store" such a marvelous success Every employe herewith mentioned has profited materially by receiving
just compensation for their services They are all imbued with the Doutrich spirit A "little more service"
is the Doutrich slogan.
These employees all feel very grateful for your liberal
patronage which you have favored them with, thus enabling them to be
more appreciated by their employer May we ever hope to have your continued good wlil
by square-dealing, honest representation and complete satisfaction with every purchase
you make I
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Merry Christmas I
T/ie Employes of the • I
DECEMBER 24, 1918.