Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, April 18, 1919, Page 17, Image 17

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    SUNDAY SCHOOLS
TO HOLD SERIES
OF CONFERENCES
Twenty Districts of County j
Arc Planning For
Sessions
Twenty institutes in twenty dis- j
t#icts of the county will be held dur- j
ing the annual tour of the county j
for tho purpose of reconstruction in ;
the Sunday School, county officials •
announce to-day. This tour will !
• •pen on April ;7 ana will continue 1
until May 6. Miss 1,. Grace Kane j
and W. D. Reel, both State Sunday !
.-chool workers, of Phi'.Kiel phi i. will i
he t itsent to take pi.-t Ist the l*>ur. [
Each tf the?: 1 will give talks oil top- j
i s relating : , Sundae School work
at t i-l of the instiitii'.s
Officials of this county organiza- '
lions have sent announcements of ]
this meeting to representatives of
every Sunday School in the county. :
asking that they have delegates in :
attendance at the institutes hold i
nearest their church. Uig attot d- j
ances are anticipated at each of the
meetings as a result of this action. !
The ten days' itinerary in the i
twenty districts follows:
No. 1. Swatara Hill. Union Church, ! ■
April 27. 2 p. m : No. 2, Highspire, •
Church of God. April 27. 7.30 p. ni.; i •
No. 7. Linglestown. Church of God, !
April 28, 2 p m.: No S. Penbt-ook. ;
Church of God. April 2S. 7.30 p. in.; ,
>•<>. P. Dauphin, Presbvterian, | •
Church. April 29. 2 p. m.: No. 10.
Halifax. United Brethren Church. <
April 29. 7.30 p. m.: No. !1 Fisher-I
villo, United Brethren Church. April |
30. 2 p. ni.. No. 12. Millersburg. Sa.
Paul s Rvangeli ~1 I.utheran Church.
April 30. 7.30 p m.: No. ll.Lykens, Re- '
f **7^^ Put a
I / Distinctive Touch \ ■]
I to Your Home \•]
I / Sometimes when you sit back in your chair \" l '|
tj and look around the room you wonder what \J
,>y little thing could be added to the decorations to \
I j make the room more beautiful. Every person has \
I a certain amount of artistic temperament. Every ]
• home lover wants the home attractive. There \
i might be a number of things necessary to make
the room more pleasing to the eye. Perhaps one
I i of those things is the little matter of curtains.
Of course, if you wish to have curtains made
tip to tit the windows it will be quite an easy
matter to select from our line of grenadines.
-crims. marquisettes and madras. Something
,yi at 25c a yard will answer the purpose adniir
ably, or you may select up to 75c a yard and /
then if you want something like Scotch swiss /
irV or scotch madras or laces, there are beautiful /
Y ixitterns here front 50e to $2.00 a yard. / •
|\ Our suggestions on room decorating will be
•i\ helpful and we are very glad to offer them. Con- / 7
* y\ . suit with us soon. A'n*
p \The Blake Shop /|
r/A Interior Decorations A 3
| V 225 North Second St. S-r ~
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♦
Easter Music
on Victor Records
| 16008 Christ Arose Hayden Quartet j
Beautiful Isle of Somewhere Harold Tarvis
35674 Festival Tc Deum (Part 1) Dudley Buck I
Trinity Choir
Festival Te Deum (Part 2) Dudley Buck
Trinity Choir
' 64726 The Lord Is My Light (Allitzcn)
j John McCormack
74356 Holy City (Weatherly-Adams) .. Evan Williams
|| 87300 In the Hour of Trial (Organ Acc.)
Gluck-Zimbalist
| 64712 The Crucifix (J. Fouse) McCormack-Werrenrath
I
Street
FRIDAY EVENING, HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH APRIL 18, 1919.
I formed Church, May 1, 2 p. m.: No.
I 13. Williamstown, United Brethren
! Church. May 1. 7.30 p. m.; No. 16.
; Gratz. Lutheran and Reformed
, Churches. May 2. 2 p. m.: No. 17,
I Berrysburg Lutheran and Reformed
Churches. May 2. 7.30 p. m.: No. 13,
Klizabethville, Evangelical Church,
May 3. 2 p. m.; No. 20. Harrtsburg,
| Hill District. Christ Lutheran
! Church. May 3. E. 30 p. m.; No. 5,
! Hanover township, Hoernerstown, St.
i John's Lutheran Church, May 4. 2
j p. m.: No. 3. Humnielstown. United
Brethren Church, May 4. 7.30 p. m.;
No. 4. Oberlin. Saletn Lutheran
I Church, May 5, 2 p. in.: No. 6,
Stceelton, M. E„ Fourth and Pine
Streets Church. May 5. 7.30 p. m.;
No. 19. llarrisburg Center District.
Zion Lutheran Church. May 6. 2 p.
in.; No. IS. Harrisburg, Upper Dis
trict, St. John's Reformed Church,
May 6, 7.30 p. m.
The county officers of the associ
ation. who are endeavoring to ad
vance Dauphin county in the rank of
Sunday school workers are: H. How
ard Hoy, president; Colonel H. C.
Hemming. Corresponding secretary;
Rev. \\". G. Dunlop. 11. D. Jones. Mrs.
C. M llershey, treasurer: Mrs. 11. D.
Jackson, children's division superin
tendent; C. P. Hahnl. n, home depart
ment superintendent; Miss Bertha
Jacks, recording secretary; J. W.
Barker. T. T. superintendent.
The committee in charge of the
impending tour includes: C. L. Dice,
C. I*. Hahnlen. Mrs. 11. D. Jackson.
Miss Bertha Jacks and C. W. Keiser.
Allison Hill Sunday Schools, form
ing District No. 29 in the Dauphin
County Sabbath School Association,
are planning the observance of chil
dren's week. The general committee
in charge of the arrangements for
the event is: Mrs. D. G. Pentz. dis
trict children's division superinten
dent: Mrs. Horace D Jackson, coun
ty children's division superintendent;
C. Frank Class, district president.
Rev. A. E. Hangen, Rev. H. F. Rhoad.
Rev. W. G. Dunlap. H D. Jones, Mrs.
George SchaefTer. Mrs. A. M. Buck.
Mrs. Harry Matter, Miss R. Aun
spach.
AMERICA'S ACE
OF ACES STIRS
LARGE AUIDENCE
l
j Waves Aside Own Accom
■ plishments in Air to Laud
Other Flyers
That the romance of the recent
| war was to be found in the air was
I evident to the audience that enjoyed
the lirst-hand story of his experiences
Iby Captain "Eddie" Rickenbacker.
' America's ace of aces, at the Or
pheuin Theater last evening.
The famous flyer, wearing the rib
-5 bons of the D. S. C„ the Croix de
| Guerre with four palms, and the
! Medaille Militaire, made a very fa-
I vorable impression upon and was
j heartily applauded at frequent in
tervals by an enthusiastic audience.
His talk, interspersed with hunvor
; ous stories and anecdotes, was fol
i lowed by .a number of photographs
' and moving pictures showing some
|of America's foremost air lighters
• and an actual combat in the air be
tween a German l-'okker and a
' French Bpad, taken over the Amer
ican front.
Tells Story of White
j The story he told of Lieutenant
; Wilbur White, of New York City,
commanding the 147 th Aero Pursuit
: Squadron, was one of extraordinary :
i heroism. "During the battle of the J
j Marne I went out on a reconnais- j
! sance mission with my squadron, the
94th Pursuit Squadron (.the only aero j
outfit, by the way. that went into )
; Germany with the Army of Occupa
itioni. Two other squadrons were
j assigned me for flank protection.
I' one on the right, the other on the
left. While flying over the Ger
man lines we ran into a veritable
army of enemy planes, which seemed
'to be everywhere. I could see that
i it was going to be some 'dog tight.'
"One of Lieutenant White's in
experienced flyers was set upon by a
German during the mix-up. As he
was getting the range and setting
his sights the lieutenant opened up. :
but his guns jammed. Without hesi
tation. and in order to save the life
i of this boy of his squadron, he dived
headlong at the German and rammed :
' him, both planes going over a hun- !
! dred miles an hour. The fuselages
'of the two planes telescoped and
'dropped to the ground in flames. For
i sheer bravery it was the greatest and
' finest thing, to my mind, that has
i happened in the air in this or any
i other army. The sad part about his
death was that he was on his last
flight and had already received or
ders to return to America as an in
structor, with the opportunity of
seeing his wife and two small chil
dren."
Ixtuds Major Lufbcry
Captain Rickenbacker. who talkeC
about everybody but himself, paid
a high tribute to Major Kaoul Luf
bery. who had formerly been in
command of "Rick's" squadron, and
to whom he gave the credit for the
reputation which the 94th Squadron
acquired. A picture of the little
yard belonging to a French peasant,
i into which the body of the famous
flyer dropped when his plane was
sent down in flames, was shown or
' the screen, as well as the broker
picket fence which he struck in fall
: ing.
i He told a story of a new membe:
of his squadron who was anxious t<
! get a look at German territory and
begged Rickenbacker to take hin
' up. So one morning at 4 o'clock
• they started, well bundled up agains'
! the intense cold of the upper air.
! While in the clouds the famous act
i lost his companion, and when he re
turned to the airdrome several hours
'later, the young man met him
"Hello, eskimo," he said. "I got s<
■ cold I had to come back to thav
out: I'm afraid to laugh yet for feu*
i I'll crack: why. we were so high ut
I that I saw the sun rising for daj
' after to-morrow."
Violet on the Ground
He then referred to Lieutenant
i Frank Luke, the premier "balloor
strafer." whom he declared was :
violet when on the ground, but t
j regular firebrand in the air, driving
! everything and everybody out of hi
j path. "The day he was killed," saic
jf'aptain Rickenbacker, "he had gorn
| out alone on a still hunt for the
Roche. Returning a short time later
i lie dropped a note to one of his ow>
balloon observers, telling him tr
watch the German "sausages" op
posite. that he was going to get them
and wanted official confirmation o!
his victories. Sure enough, after i
few minutes, one of the balloors
went down in flames, then the th
other two in quick succession. W
ail waited for him to return, but h<"
never did. After the armistice wa c '
signed we got the news of his death
from some French peasants in terri
tory previously occupied by the Ger
mans. It seems he had been at
tacked by half a dozen enemy planes
two of whom he got before they
brought him down. Landing withir
their lines, he dived into a shell
hole and drew his automatic, kill
ing several German infantrymen whr
tried to capture him. Finally the>
turned a machine gun on him and
killed him."
Talks Impersonally
As he talked on and on. in an in
formal manner, one wondered if
perhaps he wouldn't describe some
of his own engagements, but with
the exception of one or two flight"
he talked impersonally. He did ten
of one "dog fight" in which be saw
a German plane pursued to earth by
a member of his own squadron, who
in turn was followed by another
German. So Rickenbacker "tagged
on to the procession" and of the four
that made up the column, each fir
ing at the plane in front of him,
all three but himself crashed.
Hun Shows Pictures
Among the pictures shown were
a number of aerial photographs
taken by a German flyer whom Rick
enbacker met in Cohlenz after the
armistice was signed. This flyer
heard "Rick." as he called him. was
in town and looked him up to show
him these photos that he and other
Germans had taken over the Amer
ican lines. They were taken thou
sands of feet in the air. but clearly
showed hangars and aeroplanes, bil
lets. trenches, roads, trees and shell
holes with unmistakable clearness.
They had even taken a picture of a
section of Paris just as a shell from i
the long-range gun was bursting on |
the bank of the Seine river, a pic
ture that must have proved of in
estimable value to the Germans in
ranging subsequent shots.
The language of the aviator was a
bit hard to understand at times, bu'
when he remembered too. Captain
Rickenbacker explained the meanine
of such words as "zoomed," "piqued "
"taxied" and other characteristic ex
pressions of the airman.
Asked as to the sporting qualities
of his opponents, he said he thought
they were about flftyv fifty. "Some
were hard-boiled eggs of course, but
I ran across a number of decent ones
who played the game and were dar
ing fighters."
Gives t'p Ocean Plights
Captain Rickenbacker returned
from the other side primarily with
the intention of making an attempt j
at the trans-Atlantic flight. He had
the support and backing of Generals |
Pershing and Liggett, and collect
ed all the necessary data, returning
via England in order to gather fur- j
ther information as to trade winds. |
etc. When he got back to America, j
however, he found little enthusiasm i
0 Y 'Hal
Factory To Wearer |
No. 2 Harrisburg Store |
§ Operated By Devine & Yungel Shoe Mfg. Co., Hbg., Pa. f
H Announcing the big opening of the New Dandyline Shoe Store Saturday, April 19th, at 27 If
|g South Fourth street, Harrisburg, Pa., we present to you a new and spacious Shoe Store, brim- S
H u ' new ? Spring and Summer styles in Men's, Women's, Misses' and Children's ||
M Shoes, at practically factory prices. Big specials in all lines to make this event one worth your §§
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b 500 Pairs If
I; 1 Ladies' White Buck, Patent Vamps and White iS .l^j'
/MEL Top Lace Shoes. Ladies' and Misses' White s : >
® l ! c ' c and Strap Oxfords. Opening sale
Values up to 53.50
H Men's Classy Dress Shoes LO J. NO ; 2 D fes
Misses Patent and Tan Oxfords; wing or Ka
sib Tan Russian Calf. English or the imitation tips; sizes, W/z to 2. Opening sale LADIES'QUALITY OXFORDS fif-j-',
!P3 broader toes; Lace, Blucher or Button Welts. P rice > " Made uder ou r personal supervision in our £%&
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Eg>| Little Gents' Solid Leather, Tan Elk Scouts.
More wear in every pair.. Sizes, to 13|/2- Open-
an Grain, Blucher, Work Shoes, extra i- I
bottoms; also Men's Tan Grain Scouts; sizes, 6 ,
g Little Girls' Shoes $2.95 t
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actual 7S v^iip^ eni " S Sa ° 1 $1 M . r mtlFn rh I <;h c Black Vici or Calfskin, Lace, Louis or Mili
gig actual $2.75 value VI.VO Mens Gun Metal English Lace Shoes; very tary Hee , s; We , ts opening ; ale a f\C M
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tra good bottoms; sizes, 2J/ 2 to 6. Opening Louis or Military Heels; Welts. Opening sale g|
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H Misses' and Children's Shoes and Oxfords iH
[|l Misses' Gun Metal Lace, Hi-cut English CO QC Misses' Tan Oxfords, English toe; $4.00 OA ftp PS
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HI Misses' Pat. Lace, Cloth Top, Hi-cut Eng- QJ" Misses' Gun Metal Oxfords, English toe; Of) M
js| lish Last; $4.00 values; sizes 1 \y 2 to 2.. $3.50 values; sizes 11 y 2 to 2
ft Misses' Gun Metal Button, broad comfort-fljf) MfZ Misses' Patent Leather Oxfords, English ti>f) SI
able toe; $3.50 values; size 1 \y 2 to 2... toe; $3.50 values; sizes 1 \ ] / 2 to 2 o^scTl3
ft Children's Oxfords and Mary Janes at very moderate prices. I
on the part of the Army authorities
oil this side, and concluded to drop '
j it. It is his fear that English fliers j
j will carry off the bacon, so to speak.
The speaker was introduced by
! Captain Edward J. Staekpole, Jr..
and. following the address, un in
formal reception was given the man
who brought down twenty-six Ger
i man planes on the western front.
Paris Trains to Stop
Three Minutes in May
First Demonstration
Furl*. April 16 The role to be
played by the railroad men in the
| May 1 demonstration has been de
i elded by the federation to consist In
its main feature of a three-minute
| stoppage of trains at or about 10
o'clock in the morning.
The stoppage is to be entered in the
| I train logs as "the manifestation of
I May 1, by order of the federation."
I The central office and workshop
i stairs will stop work for periods of
' [ from fifteen minutes to three hours. I
j according to the nature of their scrv
i I ice. 1
RESORTS
RALEIGH
Atlantic t'lty'a Popular Hotel.
American Plan, $4 A gr> per day
Easter Holiday Extra
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