Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, February 24, 1919, Page 5, Image 5

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iolution of Cardinal Gib
bons Adopted by Irish
Hadelphla, Feb. 24.—A resolution
ented by Cardinal Gibbons urg'
peace conference to apply to lre
the doctrine of national self-deter
ition and a declaration of ttie prin
s demanding that if any league of
ans be created, all features which
Infringe on traditional American
:y, including the Monroe Doctrine,
1 be eliminated, were adopted unani
ely, yesterday,, at the closing session
he convention of tlie Irish race in
te declaration says a state of war
ts between England and Ireland
Ich in the interests of the peace of
world, the peace conference cannot
support of the movement to bring
lorn to Ireland the convention pledg
> raise within six months one million
irs. but before Justice Daniel F.
ilan, of tho New York Supreme
t, chairman of the convention, com
ng the calling of a list of states and
s, more than $1,250,000 had been
ged to the cause.
degates from many states, repre
ing a large number of Irish organ
ons, crowded the Academy of Music
i Cardinal Gibbons arose at the
rnoon session and in a few words
ented the resolution calling for the
t of Ireland to select its form of
Continuous Service 1
and Long Run It
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lb from 2 to U p. m. 1
1 ■
Miss Richardella Gibson to
Direct Campaign in the
Steelton Schools
An educational campaign as part
of the anti-tuberculosis crusade in
this district, is being inaugurated in
the Steelton public schools. Miss
Richardella Gibson, who had been
sent to this district to direct the
fight against the white plague, will
be in charge.
This campaign, which is to be
opened at once, will continue for a
period of fifteen weeks. Each week
meeting will be held as a part of the j
Preventive measures particularly I
will be stressed in the campaign, j
Short talks, illustrated when poss- |
made to secure the close co-opcr- i
atio n from Steelton parents.
The Hon. C. T. Reno to
Address Patriotic Sons
The local camp of the P. O. S. of
A., will hold a rally to-morrow even
ing, at which the principal speaker
will be Claude T. Reno, of Allcntown.
The affair promises (o be a rare treat|
to tlio members of the lodge, the
speaker being an orator of rare
ability. Reno is a prominent attor
ney of Lehigh .county, served in tho
State Senate some years ago, was a
candidate for the United States Son
ate, and was for some time treasur
er of the Penn County Trust Com
pany. He ranks high in lodge circles
.and is an entertaining and interest
ing speaker.
The First Presbyterian church is to
hold an every member canvass on
Sunday, March 9, between the hours
of 2 and 5 o'clock. The canvass is
. held in (lie interests of the New Era
movement of the Presbyterian
After the monthly business meet
ing of the Baldwin Hose Company
this evening, a saucikraut supper
will be served to members of the
j company.
Mrs. Charles A. Alden of tho local
chapter of Red Cross has issued a
call for rags of all kinds. The
rags are to be sent to hospitals where
convalescent soldiers will braid and
ufreave them into rugs. The local
chapter has been asked, to supply
sufficient rags to keep bijsy the sol
j (liers of nine hospitals. Large quan
tities of rags will be necessary. They
I are to be brought to the chapter
| headquarters or to the meetings of
- the various auxiliaries.
Mother Who Wandered
Away From Her Home
Dies From Exposure
As the result of exposure when
she wandered away from her home
last Tuesday morning and was
found near Newport twelve hours
later, Mrs. George Doan died yester
day afternoon at her home, 303
Crescent street. She is believed to
have been temporarily deranged.
Mrs. Doan was a mother two
weeks ago. She was the daughter
of Mr. and Itrs. Edward Grier. Be
sides her parents, her husband, two
children, and a brother survive.
Funeral arrangements will be an
nounced later.
The second and third degrees of!
the Knights of Columbus were ex
emplified to a class of ninety mera
i hers at the rooms of St. John's Coun
cil, No. 1,338, of Lewistown, yester
| day at the tenth anniversary cele
| bration of that body. Fifteen mem
bers of Harrisburg Council, No. Bf>9,
I Knights of Columbus, attended the
\ services, leaving here in a special car
i yesterday morning.
[Continued from First Page.]
I half way in the settlement of claims
j and disposal of material.
On the trip over Mr. Roosevelt i
disclosed to the officers gnd men of}
United States had spent more than
I thirty million dollars laying the I
mine barrage against submarines in I
I the North Sea: that by the navy
j offensive which the United States i
brought into the war, the submarines !
I were driven away from the coasts;
• and out to sea, where their work
j would be more difficult: and that. I
I that entry of the navy into the war j
I initiated an effective campaign
I against tho U-boats which thereto
' fore had been conducting the offen-
I slve.
"Few realize," said Mr. Roosevelt,
"that the American navy had fifty
four shore bases of various kinds In I
European waters and the Azores, in
eluding destroyer stations and mine
laying bases although the majority
were naval aviation bases from
which more than two hundred j
American seaplanes operated., Wei
had more than seventy thousand
men at these liases and on the ships !
operating from them. We leased I
docks and buildings and in addi-1
tion constructed hundreds of hangars, ,
piers, hospitals, storehouses and oth
er buildings. Almost fifty thousand
officers and men now have been
sent home and all the Hying stations
and bases with a very few exceptions
have been evacuated. All material
of future value has been sent homo.
Portable houses, provisions and mo
tor trucks have been sold to the
Red Cross and the army and what
remained of lumber and other sal
vage material has been sold to the
British and French governments
"The great Lafayette radio sta
tion near Bordeaux was intended to
insure communication between
Washington and the army and navy
in case the cable system were put
out of commission or interfered with
by German submarines. It has
eight towers and could communicate
with the United States day and night.
It was built by the navy. I arrang
ed with the French government that
wo shall complete the station, which
is two-thirds finished, and they will
then take it over at what It cost us
about twenty-two million francs."
Washington's Birthday Cele
brated by Borough
Two hundred and fifty guests were
served at the Washington banquet
I held Saturday evening by the West
| Side Hose Company in its firehouso
at Myers and Conestoga streets.
The house was elaborately decorated
for the occasion. James Hundley
was toastmaster and the Itcv. J. li.
Strine, pastor of the Church of God,
was the principal speaker of the
evening. Other speakers included
Edward Lewis, John E. Shupp,
Charles Kramer, Joseph Senior,
Councilman lieisch, L. B. Schrauder
and Councilman Keider.
The Highspire Band, with fifty
men, was on hand to furnish the
music. The banquet was entirely
prepared and served by a commit
tee of women.
Returnsd Yanks to Take
Part in Minstrel Show
A most pleasing spectacle in the show
to be given by the Original Home Talent
Minstrels, next Thursday evening, for
the benllt of the Associated Aid Chari
ties, will be the military skit entitled,
"The Pathway of Glory," in which the
people of Steelton will be given a chance
to see local boys who have been must- '
ered out of service give a drill and im
pression of the kind of life which ltwas
necessary for our boys "Over There,"
to undergo. Several descriptive, popu
lar song hits will bo introduced dur
ing the skit and a scene showing "No
Man's Band," soldiers going "over the
top," the battlefield after the fight show
ing the Bed Cross nurses succoring the
wounded soldiers, etc. Special laborate
scenery has been loaned by a popular
Harrisburg theater for the representa
tion of this skit and lighting effects
which have been arranged will give a
most realistic effect to the production.
The sketch has been arranged and will
he produced under the direction of Wat
kins and Boudham, two local members
of the minstrel caste.
"More Workers" Is Urgent
Appeal of Local Red Cross
Mrs. W. E. Chick, head of the
: knitting department of the local
| Chapter of the Red Cross, has just
j returned from Philadelphia and has
| brought with her an order for a
j large quantity of refugee garments.
I The order includes 153 shauls, 100
I children's sweaters and 970 pairs of
stockings for children. So great is
jtlie need in northern Franc-h and
i Belgium for such articles that the
| order calls for shipment of these
articles immediately upon comple
tion. The chapter has issued an ap
peal for workers, not only from
Steelton, but from all the auxiliaries
as well. Tho shauls can bo knitted
or crocheted. "Woo! for these gar
ments can be secured at the Red
Cross headquarters on Wednesday.
Auto Collides With Heavy
Pole; Moves It From Base
On Saturday evening shortly be
fore midnight a heavy touring car
running south in Front street at
tempted to turn the corner at Pine
street, and collided with a pole of
the Harrisburg Electric Light Com
pany. The collision moved the pole
from its base lor a distance of three
feet, only the wires attached to its
top keeping it upright. The ma
chine was stopped when it come in
to contact with a telegraph pole in
j good condition. The pole which
was moved from its base was en
tirely rotten at the base. The ma
chine apparently was uninjured, for
it resumed its journey immediately.
The pole is about twelve inches in
The Rev. J. K. Hoffman to
Attend Church Conference
The Rev. J. K. Hoffman, pastor of
Grace United Evangelical church,
will leave Wednesday morning for
Allcntown, where he will attend the
East Pennsylvania conference of the
United Evangelical church. At this
conference the pastorates for the
coming year will be assigned. It is
expected however, that Mr. Hoffman
will he returned to Steelton, he hav
ing served but two of the five yearh
allowed him. The local Evangelical
congregation made splendid progress
under his leadership.
A Washington's Birthday party
and dance was given Saturday even
ing at tho home of Mr. and Mrs.
C. A. Alder., 401 Pine street, • for a
number of the friends of their son,
Charles Whiting Alden. The fol
lowing were present: Dorothy Vick
rey, Myra Vickrey, Elizabeth Van
ier, Mary Catherine Shope, Alice
Jcannetto Hart, Mary Wickersham,
Marion Nell, Editli Blaker, Norman
Hunter, Vance Detweiler, Austin
Detwiler, George Groff, Sydney Mil
liner, Thomas Wickersham and Gib
bon McCall.
Anthony Kosir, 6 years old, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kosir, of
110 Frederick street, was struck by
an automobile yesterday shortly aft
er noon \fhile he was playing in
Front street near Angle avenue. The
machine was driven by Peter Ma
garo, who immediately took the boy
to the Harrisburg Hospital. He was
not seriously injured.
NWrlie Senior Christian Endeavor
Society of St. John's Lutheran
Church will hold a "society sing" in
the home ot Miss Minnie Dresu tills
evening at 7.45 o'clock.
A business meeting and social
will be held at the homo of Mrs.
William Ulrtch, Lincoln street, to
morrow evening by the Sunday
school class of N. A. Yeaney.
Great Moneys Vlferttf
Ma says - and she
to know -
Plan to Give Farm to
Each Soldier Who Asks It
Details of the plan by which the gov
ernment will provide farms for soldiers
and sailors honorably discharged from
the country's service are announced in
a booklet issued by the department of
One of the objects of the booklet
is to ascertain the attitude of the men
toward Secretay Dane's plan for pro
viding them with work and homes on
reclaimed land.
There is a bill now before Congress
asking an appropriation of 1100,000,000.
If this bill is passed it will enable the
Interior department to begin work at
once developing co-operative farm settle
ments for soldiers in virtually every
' state in the country.
While they are working the land
provided the men will receive wages
from the government. The rate of pay
will he equal to that which they would
receive from other employers for sim
ilar work.
In addition to furnishing tho land
the government will supply necessary
stock and farm implements. The men
will be permitted to pay for the land
and implements in small monthly install
It is proposed to build the commun
ity settle-farm homes, near a town. By
this means the government hopes to
provide a market for the sale of pro
duce within a short distance of each
For general farming, from forty to
eighty acres will he provided and for
livestock form eighty to 160 acres. Com
petent Instructors will be assigned to
each farm community. I
Conversion Rates
of War Insurance
Washington, Feb. 24. —Conversion
rates for Government war risk insurance
have been announced and average
thirty per cent, lower thnn rates for
similar policies in private companies,
it is announced. They are based upon
the American experience table of mortal
ity, with interest at three ar.d one half
per cent., figured on a monthly basis,
but because the government pays all
expenses of an administration a net
rate less than demanded by commercial
policies is possible.
Rates for converted policies are at
age attained, and no credit can he made
for premiums paid for war risk insur
Premiums paid annually are slightly
less than when paid monthly. A few
monthly rates for $l,OOO or govern
ment insurance follow:
Ordi 20-pay- 20-yren- 30-yr. en-
Age nary life rnent life dowm't dowm't
20 $1.15 $f.76 $3.31 $2.06
25 1.29 1.91 3.33 2.09
30 1.47 2.10 3.36 2.15
35 1.70 2.33 3.41 2.24
40 2.01 2.62 3.51 2.41
45 2.43 2.99 3.68 2.68
50 3.01 3.50 3.98 3.14
Marietta, Pa., Feb. .24. —A memor
ial service was held yesterday "in
the Terre Hill Evangelical Church
in memory of Private Benjamin
Dietrich, who died in the United
States General Hospital at New Ha
ven, Conn., from the effects of be
ing gassed in France.
"Wolves of Kulture"
No. 11.
Featuring Sheldon Lewis
Frank A. Smith
lyS State Senator
Dauphin P. 0. S. of A.
Celebrates Anniversary
Dauphin, Pa„ Feb. 24. —Washing-
ton Camp, No. 424, P. O. S. of. A.,
celebrated the eighteenth anniver
sary of the lodge with an entertain
ment in the SSion's Lutheran Church
on Saturday evening. The well
rendered program follows: Address
of welcome, Isaac Bogner; piano
duet, Mrs. Ruth Miller and Miss
Elizabeth Poffenberger; address, Dr.
I Joseph Kalbfus. of Harrisburg, on
j "God, Our Country and Our Order;"
vocal solo, Miss Olive Douden; pi-
I ano duet. Misses Ruth Deibler and
| Helen Feaser; piano duet, Mrs. Ruth
Miller and Miss Elizabeth Poffen
berger; address, George Garman, of
Jersey Shore, on "Character Build
ing;" piano duet, Mrs. Bonis Heck
and Mrs. Bion C. Welker; vocal duet,
Misses Olive Douden and Ethel
Forney. After the entertainment
those present adjourned to the P. o.
S. of A. hall, where a banquet was
served to 250 people.
War Records of State's
Soldiers Being Sought
The War History Commission of the
Pennsylvania Council or National De
fense and Committee of Public Safety
has started its task of assembling the
service records of Pennsylvanians in
the war.
It is sending out blank war service
records, to be filled in by persons having
accurate knowledge regarding any per
son Vn the military or naval service. A
great amount of valuable data will be
provided when these are completely fill
ed out. Spaces are provided for name
and address and relationship of next
of kin : age at entrance into service and
date of entrance ; branch of service and
name and number of unit, whether of
American or allied service; names of
You Still
Can Save
Purchasing - your foot
wear for the family
during this great shoe
o o T dhop
41 N. Front St.
"The Store of Satisfaction"
camps, forts, ships or stations to which
assigned; rank and dates of promotion ;
casualties, citations and date of dis
The committee lias divided its work
into four phases to be handled as fol
low: Committee on Military and Naval
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300 Per Cent
'M That's a record!
300 per cent, is significant in our retail business and
we think you'll be interested in it.
Overland-Harrisburg retail business in January, 1919,
was three times as big as in any previous Janu
ary since we've been in business. H
And the Overland factory is running at only 50 per
cent, capacity—which shows that the
Demand for
= matm m t=
MB c=^t
is six times as big as the supply.
What does this all mean to YOU? . This is what it
means: That you should order your Overland ee
Car NOW. ' '
Automobile manufacturers all over the land are riot
able to meet the demand. There is a scarcity of •
cars now and there will be a greater scarcity as
the warm weather approaches.
Just think of the popularity of Overlands! The indi
cations at the present writing point to this Febru
ary out-doing January's record.
Better think quickly—and act more quickly.
The Overland-Harrisburg Co.
212-214 North Second Street H
= 145-140 West Market St. Until 9 O'clock Opposite R. R. R. Station. =
. RUARY 24; 1919
Records, Major-General C. Bow Dough
erty ; Colonel H. M - . M. Richards and
Dr. John W. Jordan; Committee on
Legal. Constitutional and Political Rec
ords, Judge William H. Staake and for
mer Attorney-General Hampton L. Car
son ; Committee on Economic Industrial
and Financial Records, William H.
Stevenson, Professor Herman V. Amos,
Dr. John Bach McMaster and John E.
Potter; Committee on Social, Education
al and Religious Records, the Rev.
George P. Donehoo, Christopher Wren
and Thomas "Lynch Montgomery. ,