Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, March 25, 1919, Page 13, Image 13

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Fight Made in House, hut It
Clot 110 Votes After
The Bolard bill to require that
all legal advertisements be publish
ed in newspapers published in the
language of the land was passed
finally in the House last night after
a strenuous battle. The bill was
defeated by a close vote last Tues
day and in the meantime many peo
ple have been active to have it en
The bill was reconsidered last
night and passed 116 to 63 in the
presence of ono of the largest au
diences of the session. Mr. Curran.
Washington, moved the reconsidera
tion and Mr. Bolard, Crawford, its
sponsor, spoke for it. Messrs. Glass,
Golden, lialdi and Bennett, Phila
delphia, and Alexander, Delaware,
spoke against it. Mr. Martin, Alle
gheny, advocated the bill.
All the Dauphin Members voted
for the bill as did Cumberland,
J.ebanon and other central Penn
sylvania county men.
Mr. Glass read a letter from Judge
Joseph Buffington, of Pittsburgh,
against the bill. Mr. Bennett said
the bill was doubtful and some
ihings not clear to him. Both
Messrs. Bennett and Golden de
clared the principle in the hill
against American ideas of freedom
and praised the loyalty of the for
eign born during the war. Mr. Mar
tin vigorously championed the bill
and when Mr. Alexander read an
anonoymous post card abusing him
for voting against the bill last Tues
day, Mr. Bolard said it was an un
fair matter and wrong to inject it
into the debate.
Mr. Bolard said: "I think no more
time should be taken by this House
in talking of the patriotism of our
boys "Over There," but simply to
consider the bill. We do not need
to make patriotic speeches. Nearly
all of us have boys who have been
in the service and are patriotic. We
do not need to make any patriotic
speeches after the patriotism that
has been shown by them. Now the
question is merely the way legal
practice is to be conducted, whether
it is to he in half a dozen different
foreign languages. Are we to be
Americans in Pennsylvania, or are
we to have half a dozen languages
as they have in Europe, where they
cross the border from ono country
to another? If we go into one dis
trict we would have to read in Yid
dish, and in another district in Ital
ian, and in another district English.
Is that the way we are to enact
our laws'.' The entire point of this
hill is to require every legal notice
lo be printed in English. This is
a good thipg for us as a nation. |
It is the proper thing for us as al
State in all our legal proceedings.]
It is said that it is unfair to have:
any restrictions placed on the pub-1
lication of legal notices. I say it
is not unfair or unjust to require I
tills, and it is not unfair to ask
for a reconsideration of the bill.
When the bill was defeated last
week, unfortunately forty members
happened to be absent at the time
it was considered. Now I ask all
of you and all of those forty who
were not here to vote for this bill,
and I hope that those forty are In
line to vote for it.
To reconsider it now gives every
one of the members a chance to
go on record and show whether he
is for or against this bill.
"Now another point raised in re
ference to this bill is that it has
been brought forth by the English
Publishing newspapers. The bill
di<l not come from foreign news
papers. It came from me person
ally because I was tired of having
the notices published in a German
newspaper, and I agreed to present
iliis bill. Under the law at the
present time a sheriff or other officer
can do as he pleases. He can ad
vertise in a German paper or Ital
ian paper if he wants to. I differ
from the gentleman from Philadel
phia, (Mr. Glass) when he says the
bill is unfair. After we acted on
the bill the other day an attorney
from Crawford county said it cost
him $l3O for advertising in a Ger
man newspaper. It is simply noth
ing but a legal holdup, and I say
it is absolutely unjust; and I say,
gentlemen, the bill should have i
unanimous support of every mail in
this House. If any one is not in-!
1 <-rested in supporting any such Ger
man newspapers, or foreign tongup
newspapers, I can see no argument
in not supporting this bill. I ask you
to support it, and I do not care to
go into any discussion as to the
oyalty or patriotism or anything of
that sort, for we all know about]
Livcrool, Pa., March 25.—Dr.
George M. Bogan, of Liverpool, who
recently returned from France, has
been elected first vice-president of
the Perry County Medical Society. I
Other newly elected officers of the
County Medical Association for the
ensuing year are: President, Dr. H.
<Orris, Newport: second vice
president, Dr. J. A. Sheibley, of Sher
mansdale; secretary-treasurer. Dr. L.
A. Carl ,of Newport: censors for
county. Dr. E. E. More, New Bloom
i "id, and Dr. Charles E. DeLancey,
of Newport. - I
Attraction VIM TRUCKS Att^ion
of the Show 4pt]\ The Light . Fourteen j of the Show
T^* I MoreTh an Typ of Dial
Andrew Redmond Jwjali T . A tSy Andrew Redmond
The Most of Them Will Be
Ready by First of
Attorney General \V. I. Schaffer
said today that he had prepared
bills for the creation of the depart
ments of conservation and State po
lice and an anti-sedition act. He
expected to go over the proposed
laws with Governor William C.
Sproul and have the legislation
ready for introduction before the
Legislature adjourns this week.
Thursday afternoon he will confer
in Philadelphia with Harry A.
Mackey, chairman of the Work
men's Compensation Board, con
cerning the amendments lie has pre
pared for the compensation law.
These bills, together with a "blue
sky" act on fraudulent stock pro
motion schemes and few smaller
pieces of legislation practically con
clude the Sproul progrnm, as meas
ures to put on the books the other
iegislative subjects he advocates are
now before the Legislature. It is
the intention of the administration
to take the Hess "Blue Sky" bill
now in the House. The measuro is
practically a re-draft of the Kansas
law. The Banking Department will
make a study of the bill and make
any needed changes. It will be com
pared with the bill on the same
subject Introduced last session by
Representative John W. Vickerman
of Allegheny.
Mr. Sehaft'er says the administra
tion bill creating tlie Department of
Conservation provides for bringing
the activities of the Game, Fish,
Forestry and Water Commissions or
Departments under this new depart
The Commissioner of Conservation
Will have vested in him all the pow
ers these various bodies now have.
There will be a deputy commissioner,
ap advisory council of nine and di
rectors for the Game, Fish, Forestry
and Water bureaus created. All
of the various commissions now
handling these matters will lie abol
ished. The advisory counsel will
be purely advisory, the powers of
th£ commissioner being supreme.
The new Department of State Po
lice will take over the present de
partment and Fire Marshal's Depart
ment. Its affairs will lie managed
by companies of State police and this
is to be increased to five. The State
Policemen will be given authority
to aid in fish and game protection, i
hut will not be made game wardens. I
'Hie reorganization provides for a ]
detective bureau which will he at I
the service of the authorities of the
various counties in running down
crime and keeping continuous re
cords of crimes and criminals. This
will include the establishment of a
"rogue's gallery" and other modern
methods of keeping track of the
men with real criminal records.
There are many of the smaller
counties that have no way of keeping
these records together.
The Department of Fire Marshal
will he abolished and its functions
handled by a bureau of fire protec
tion in the Department of State Po
lice. All Inspection us to dangerous
fire risks will be conducted by this
bureau, thus putting an end to the
present duplication of effort between
the Fire Marshal and Labor and
Industry Departments.
The anti-sedition bill provides for
the punishment of erintes subversive
of the governments of the United
States and Pennsylvania. It will be
made unlawful to resort to practices
causing discontent or tending to
overthrow the government. Provi
sion will he made for the punish
ment of attempts at or personal in
jury done to public officials. All of
thece offenses are now tried under
the conspiracy laws and it is diffi
cult to secure convictions. The pen
alties will range from fines of front
$lOO to $lO,OOO, with a maximum
imprisonment of fifteen years.
Library Will Be
Given New Power
A bill reorganizing the State Li
brary and Museum, will probably be
presented to the Senate late this
afternoon by Senator Frank A.
Smith, Dauphin.
The bill, which has the backing
of the administration, changes the
structure of tlie State Library or
ganization, by abolishing the Free
Library Commission, the Board of
Trustees, and the advisory commis
sion of public records.
Under the new plan control of
the State Library and the Museum,
is vested entirely in the State Li
brarian and the Director of the Mu
seum, witliojit supervision from any
outside source save the Governor.
The bill would raise the salary of
State Librarian Thomas Lynch,
Montgomery, from $5,000 to $30,000,
that of the deputy-librarian to $4,000
and provides for a secretary at
$1,500, a messenger and shipping
clerk at $1,4 00, and a watchman and
messenger at $1,200 per year.
Hlain, Pa.. March 25.—The fifth
session of the night school, conduct
ed by the Agriculture Department
of the Blain vocational school, was
held by Nicholas Schmitz, of State
College, who addressed an audience
of farmers in the town hall on the
subject of "Soy Beans." The school
Is perparlng a Log Book which will
be published some time before the
commencement exercises in June. 1
Smith Measure Will Reach the
Lower House Before
Senator Frank A. Smith's Harris
burg bill., permitting the city and
county to erect a joint office build
ing, was passed by the Senate on
second reading last night, and was
scheduled to come up for a final vote
late this afternoon. Senator Smith is
confident that the measure will re
ceive the approval of the House and
go to the Governor for approval in
the very near future.
The desk of the late Senator Ster
ling R. Catlin, Luzerne, who died on
Sunday, was heaped high with flow
ers last evening, the gift of the Lu
zerne county members of the House
of Representatives.
Senator William E. Crow, Fayette,
chairman of the Republican State
committee, In a short eulogy on
Senator Catlin, referred to him as
the "Dean of the Senate, both in age
and years of service." Senator Crow
also sponsored a resolution provid
ing that t>ie Senate attend the fu
neral of Senator Catlin, to-morrow,
in a body.
The members will leave Harris
burg about 9 o'clock Wednesday
I morning, for Wllkes-Barre. The ar
rangements for the trip are in
I charge of W. Harry Baker, secre-,
tary of the Senate.
Senator Shantz, Lehigh, presented
two third-class city bills, which
would make substantial changes in
the present, mode of government.
The first measure provides that
where a candidate for mayor or any
other elective office save that of city
commissioner or councilman,' re
ceives more than half the total num
ber of votes cast at the primary, he
shall be the sole nominee at the
general election.
The second Shantz bill permits of
but one city assessment, providing
that the city assessors shall fur
nish to the county commissioners
and to the school board, copies of
their assessment sheets. All county
and school taxes are then to be
levied with the city assessor's figures
as a basis.
Senator Marlow, York, presented
a bill establishing a new housing
code, which would create a Bureau
of Housing in the State Health De
partment. The code Is designated as
one intended to "protect the health,
safety and welfare of the people of
Pennsylvania, by regulating the
light, ventilation, sanitation, fire
protection, alteration, use and main
tenance of dwellings and land con
nected with them."
Approximately forty hills passed
second reading last night, and come
up for final action this morning and
Senator Leslie. Allegheny, present
ed a measure which would matte it
unlawful to solicit money for any
charitable or patriotic purpose,
without a certificate of registration
from the State Board of Public
Charities. A line of from $5OO to
SI.OOO, and one year's imprisonment
is the penalty for violations of the
provisions of the bill.
Other new bills presented include
the following:
Senator Shantz, Lehigh, exempt
ing public playgrounds from all city,
borough, county, road, school and
poor taxes; also providing that all
penalties collected from foreigners
in possessions of guns or dogs, shall
be immediately returned to the sec
retary of the Board of Game Com
missioners at Harr'sburg; also re
pealing that part of an act which
prohibits foreigners from owning
dogs, providing that the un-natural
ized foreign born person shall live
upon and operate a farm.
Senator Leslie, Allegheny, regulat
ing the practice of architecture in
Pennsylvania, by providing for the
examination and registration of
architects, by a board of architects
to consist of five qualified archi
Senator Barr, Allegheny, exempt
ing scrip, bonds or certificates of in
debtedness issued by any county,
city, borough, township and school
district, from State taxation.
Senator Leslie. Allegheny, extend
ing the provisions of existing law,
which provides for the payment of
the funeral expenses yy county com
missioners of soldiers, sailors and
marines killed in the service, and
providing for the erection of tomb
stones, to include the veterans of
the late world war.
House Committee
For Catlin Funeral
Speaker Spangler has appointed
the following committee to attend
the funeral of Senator Sterling R.
Catlin at Wilkes-Barre to-morrow:
Conrad G. Miller, Luzerne c-ounty.
Peter Murphy, Luzerne county:
Patrick H. Wynne, Luzerne county:
Thomas J. Morgan, Luzerne county;
Richard Powell, Luzerne county;
John McKay, Luzerne county;
Robert B. MacCullum, Luzerne
county; James W. Brislin, Luzerne
county; David Fowler, Lackawanna
county; Hugh A. Dawson, Lacka
wanna county; Frederick C. Ehr
hardt, Lackawanna county; Michael
J. Ruddy, Lackawanna county;
William W. Jones, Lackawanna
county; David F. Davis, Lackawan
na county; Joseph E. Phillips, Clear
field county: Sinclair Duncan, Fay
ette county; George Williams, Tioga
county; W. T. Ramsey, Delaware
county; James A. Walker, Philadel
phia county; Harry Zanders, Carbon
county; John Coldsmtth, Westmore
land county; John Fitzgibbon, Mc-
Kean county; William C. Wagner,
Allegheny county; William McCaig,
Allegheny county; William Benning
er, Northumberland county; Robert
S. Spangler, York county.
Bill Establishing a Standard
of "Kick" Presented to
the House
An act providing for enforcement
!of the prohibition amendment and
j declaring all liquors containing more
j than 2 3-4 per cent, of alcohol to bo
intoxicating was presented last
night in the House by Mr. Kamsey,
Delaware. The bill makes it a misde
meanor punishable by a fine of not,
over ss,ooo_or imprisonment of not
over a year or either or both for any
person, corporation or partnership
to engage after January 16, 1920, in
manufacture, sale or transportation
of intoxicating liquors within the
j State or to import or export them,
j A series of bills relative to State
j charges and prisoners was prcsent
| ed by Mr. Hess, Lancaster. One pro
j vides for two additional members
of the State Board of Charities and
others for State industrial farms, ex
tension of land for the Eastern peni
tentiary, regulating furnishing of
supplies, forbidding paying a daily
rate to wardens or others in charge
of prisoners or convicts for main
tenance: establishing six correctional
farms, creating a committee of de
linquency in the State Board; abol
ishing the Prison Labor Commission
and requiring purchases of supplies
for penal institutions from the State
New Taxation Bill .
A big hill establishing subjects for
taxation in counties and in counties
co-extensive with cities at a rate of
four mills, including personal prop
erty, was introduced by Mr. Frank
lin, Philadelphia. It embodies many
features of the present law.
Mr. Martin, Allegheny, introduced
bills regulating instructors of blind
in institutions and appropriating
$lO,OOO, and Mr. Aron, Philadelphia,
one requiring newspapers, periodi
cals, magazines and other publication
to print time of going to press on
hrst pages under penalty of $1 fine I
for each copy not so printed.
Other bills presented included:
Mr. Simpson, Allegheny—Estab-I
lishing a State psychopathic hospital
west of the Alleghenies and appro
priating $25,000.
Mr. Shaffer. Columbia—Regulating I
annulment of charters of boroughs I
Mr. Glass, Philadelphia—Author-
Vat ° s to have branch
Mr Pike, Montgomery— Regulat
ing election of commissioners and
assessors in first class townships.
Mr. Millin, Jefferson—Requiring
schoo directors to expel unvaccinat
ed children from schools.
Mr Sowers. Philadelphia—Amend
lng first class city act of ISSS so
that offenses for which employes are
dismissed must have occurred with
it six months and regulating hear
ings by the Civil Service Board after
charges are filed.
Mr. Brady. Philadelphia—Prohih.
i ting county commissioners from
changing polling places when pro
tests are filed in writing. I
Mr. Miller, Susquehanna—Remov
ing exemption of capital engaged in
manufacturing from the five mill
State tax.
_ Mr. Lanlus, York—A State hous
ing code to lie administered by the
, t " to ! ,. Departnient of Health with
definition of dwellings and other
houses, providing for special educa
tion of children unable to keep up
with classes or incapable of receiv
ing proper education.
Mr. Milner, Philadelphia—Va'i-1
dating service in divorce cases when
made on or before a return day.
Mr. Palmer. Schuylkill—Permit
ting persons to hunt and fish on wild
lands, lands used for resorts and
along streams used for domestic pur
Bills Passed
The House passed finally:
Providing for two per cent, of
foreign lire insurance tax to be paid
to municipalities.
Reorganizing State ' Legislative
Reference Bureaus.
Appropriating $250,000 for Vallev
Forge Park.
Bills providing for the construc
tion of the compensation and old
age pension commissions went back
to tlie appropriations committee.
The third class city building inspec
tion bill was recommitted to judi
ciary general.
The Dawson bill authorizing the
Auditor General to appoint clerks
to assist registers of wills to collect
inheritance taxes, which was de
feated last week, was reconsidered
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Will Stop that Couch
and laid aside for amendment with
out any discussion.
The general appropriation bill
was reported out by Chairman Mc-
Caig for second reading to advance
it during preparation, the commit
tee in charge being now holding
hearing on requests.
Mr. Powell, Luzerne, announced
the death of Senator Catlin, making
a brief address in his memory.
Resolutions calling upon Congress
to repeal the war tax on sporting
goods were presented by Mr. Pike.
A Midnight Battle
The Marcus bill to extend to
judges powers of parole of prisoners
in penitentiaries, reformatories and
industrial schools, went down to de
feat just before midnight, receiving
29 of the needed 104. Mr. Bolard,
Crawford, said it would interfere
with the Stnte Board of Pardons
and Mr. Simpsjm, Allegheny, said
criminal courts were in danger of
becoming farces. "The way to pre
vent crime is to punish the crim
inals," said he. Mr. Marcus said
courts should be allowed to investi
gate and if justified to grant par
On motion of Mr. Dithrick, Alle
gheny, the motor vehicle bill was
recommitted to the roads commit
The House after clearing the sec
ond rending calendar adopted a reso
lution for a committee of twenty
five to attend the funeral of Senator
Catlin and at 12.05 a. m., adjourned
out of respect to his memory.
Giant Line of Trucks at
the Truck Show Completf
J. E. Dare of the Chestnut Street
Hardware and Motor Truck Com
pany, announces that the line of
Giant trucks for which he is dis
tributor in this territory, is com
plete in all the models of the Giant
| line. This embraces tlie 1-ton, the
| 2-ton and tlie 3'2-ton capacity cars.
; The lighter models are equipped
j with pneumatic tires and the 3H-ton
model with solid tires. This car has
1 recently been sold to a Paxton flour
and feed dealer.
The Giant is made by the Chicago
Pneumatic Tool Cimpuny and has
been extensively distributed through
out the country. The agency here
has recently been taken over by Mr.
Dare who has headquarters at 211
Chestnut street and Seventeenth and
Chestnut streets.
jOne Man It Operates
Even a Child Astride or
Cap Operate It Between the
/Beeman y
Jf The Finishing Touch for Truck Farmers
J' >. mU can be operated by boy or a girl. All of the row, between the steering handles. The greenest^HßL
MW thei e Is to do is to start it and steer It All garden hoes, man, or a boy can do a perfect job of cultivating, regard-
Bm woeders, cultivators, teeth, knives, discu, etc., of standard less of soil conditions. Si
Jf make, such as you have been using in your hand cultivator, ... i m
U the machine the L°°i T*™ ""Z In Ohio, where mucS of the truck gardening is done m
in rows and hZflrtin'ZZa f ° r opera ' i "f_ bc " on muck land, and in the Everglades of Florida, Beeman TO
I// IntwldS? \ r ,° W * Garden Tractors In actual work, are a great success. Here Y,
IU three rows' at one time The A cu !" g it is impossible to use horses, even with muck shoes, for V|&
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1 m matter hoX lfven the mma t0 t G Pr ° Per dePth ' "° lows of onions or other vegetables without hesitating or W
, TO matter how uneven the ground. faltering, doing the work better and much faster than is W
IH Easily Controlled possible with a hand cultivator. 11l
The Beeman can work alongside of and right up to a
The Beeman is actually more easily controlled than a fence. It is easily turned around in a very small space. HI
IH hand cultivator. The operator walks behind and steers, Think of how much of your crop your horse tramples on 111
holding the handles as he would with a plow. The clutch as I l ® l'lods along, or turns around at the end of the row
W| is on one steering handle and the throttle on the other, —or how much land you waste in leaving room for him to
and each is operated without taking the hand off the turn. The Beeman saves all this. It never gets a foot
Iff steering handle. The thumb and forefinger of the right over the trace, either, or gets frightened and tries to run
hand work the throttle —the little finger of the left hand away. It keeps right on working without rest or pay. HI
will release the clutch. This becomes second nature after Doesn't eat anything at all when idle and very little when HI
Hi tho first two or three trials, enabling the operator to devote working. HI
HI all his attention to the steering. A slight lift on either Every experienced truck farmer knows how crops are fIV
HI handle will swing the cultivator teeth to one side, giving increased by thorough and uniform cultivation. Bigger. HI
lis absolute control, so that a crooked row can be cultivated as bettor crops and a profitable saving in time and labor— H
dose as a straight one. The operator lias a clear view these are sure, if you use a Beeman Garden Tractor. mjm '
Nil See the Beeman Tractor _ m
the Truck and Tractor Show M
You Can Use . Gasoline is
Ground in the Beeman
Leaders Express Satisfaction
Over Progress With Brit
ish Labor Men
By Associated Press
London, March 25.—The prospect
of averting a railway strike was
greatly improved to-day. There are
still some points to be negotiated,
but as a result of the weekend con
ferences at the Board of Trade the
leaders of the men express satisfac
tion over the spirit shown by the
government In seeking a tangible so
lution of the controversy.
There had been some trouble In
exactly interpreting the concessions
offered by the government to avoid
future misunderstandings, but this
has now been worked out to the sat
isfaction of the negotiating commit
tee for the men, and It is expected
thtt the men will ratify the agree-
The government has agreed that
the whole situation shall tie review
ed at the end of the year.
Forty-five members of the Musi
cal Art Society, under the direction
Unless your food is
digested without the after
math of painful acidity, the
joy is taken out of both
'eating and living.
are wonderful in their help
to the stomach troubled
with over-acidity. Pleas
ant to take—relief prompt
and definite.
of John W. Phillips, will go to Car
lisle to-night to sing Handel's Mes
siah. The performance will be held
in the Methodist Church, which is
* Trucks
B At the Truck and
B Tractor Show
% Giant Motor Trucks are made in 1,
B and 3£-ton capacity with a variance c.
l||ps body designs. The one big factor thr .
makes the Giant lin j
3 as popular / THEY \ as it is, ii
Ib hef a d ( L OWGRADE ) at , V
aj burns andl FUEL /
good on a V J low grad;
of gasoline. Stop at our
I|§| booth at the show and let us tell yon
fljl about the Giant trucks or call at either o,'
|l|g our offices and ask for a demonstration.
3P§ Chestnut St. Hardware and Motor Truck Cc.
lip 209-211 Chestnut St. & Seventeenth & Chestnut St:
JJ. E. DARE, Prop. DIAL 465
the collegiate church of Dlckin*
College. William R. Stonesifer, <
ganist, will play the accompi.