Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, May 15, 1919, Page 2, Image 2

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Businessmen Bow Heads in
Honor of Twenty-Eighth
Silent prayers for peace in the
years to come were offered by
wanls Club members at their weekly
luncheon In the I'enn-Harris Hotel
at noon to-day In tribute to the sol
dleni of the Twenty-Eighth Division
who were parading in Philadelphia.
The prayers were offered with heads
bowed, at tho suggestion of A 1 K.
Thomas, vice-president, who presid
ed in the absence of L. F. Neefe,
president, who is attending the Na
tional Klwanlß convention in At
lanta, Qa. The Klwanians remained
silent for sixty seconds while the
prayers were being offered.
Plans for the band concert to bo
given at Carlisle Military Hospital
for the wounded BOldlers, Sunday,
May 25,_wero discussed, following a
report made by Irving E. Robinson,
who has arrangements in charge.
Among those who have volunteered
curs for the transportation of the
musicians are William Strouse, Dr. R.
D. Pratt, Charles E. Reeser, A 1 K.
Thomas, J. A. Tyson, C. L. Schmidt,
W, M. Logan and W. M. Brown.
Chairman Thomas announced that In
It telephone message from Col. Kee
fer, commandant, the latter stated
soldiers nro looking forward to the
coming concert with much pleasure.
J, Q, A, Rutherford contributed the
attendance prize, two $3 Thrift
Stamps, which wore won by Charles
K, Boss, Fans were contributed as
the silent boost, by Irving E. Rob
inson, of Robinson's Woman Shop.
Lieutenant Charles W. Thomas,
the guest of William Strouse, praised
the work of the Salvation Army in a
brief address, Ho told of the experi
ences of the One Hundred and
Twelfth Regiment In tho thick of the
lighting overseas, nnd N liow the Sal
vation Army had aided them, even in
the front line trenches. Among the
amusing Incidents he narrated waa
this! "I saw tho most unique adver
tising stunt of (til. Just after the at
tack at Chateau-Thierry. A huge
six-inch gun bore tho crudely-writ
ten inscription 'Old Dutch Cleanser.'
Beilavo mo, that gun did cleanse
them, too,"
Tho club went on record as endors
ing the Salvation Army drive. A
committee made up of Charles L.
Schmidt, Irving M. Robinoon and
Paul jt, Furman was appointed to
confer with a Rotary Club committee
on the work of those two club 3 in the
corning drive, The motion of endorse
ment waa made by Dr. H. B. Walter,
and waa seconded by F. G. Fahne
ptoaU, Jr.
Gettysburg Police Chief
Returns From War Service
r Hs '
Gettysburg, Pa., May 15.—Ser
geant Horace E. Smiley has return- j
ed to his home here after being in l
France as a member of a baking]
company for about nineteen months, |
the company of which he was a i
member being the second baking I
company to be sent over from this
Before enlisting In the army in |
June, 1917, Sergeant Smiley was]
chief of police of Gettysburg, and j
he has returned to find that the town j
council has kept his position open
for him and he expects to return to
his duties about the middle of this
month. He has announced his can
didacy for tho office of register and
recorder on the Democratic ticket, <
Detroit Vapor Oil Ranges
Generates Its Gas From Ordinary Kerosene (Coal) Oil. One Gallon Operates Burner for Twenty Hours.
No Wicks or Asbestbs Rings or Similar Substitute
Heat, Cook: and Bake
At a Cost Impossible to Any Other Stove in America. You Must See This Range to Realize What a Marvelous Invention
Harrisburg— ¥ ¥ 03 —Carlisle—
Cumberland Valley News
Electric Railway Corporation
Wants Control of Trans
mission Lines
Hagerstown, Md., May 16. —The
Hagerstown and Frederick Railway
Company, which controls all of the
electric railway lines in this part
of the Cumberland Valley and por
tions of lower Pennsylvania, with
other interests, are negotiating for
the purchase and control of the
Northern Virginia Power Company,
of Winchester, Va. The latter has |
about 150 miles of transmission
lines, the main generating station
being at Millville, on the Shenan
doah river. The company also has
a steam generating plant at Berke
ley Springs. W. Va., and a hydro
electric station at Capon Springs,
W. Va., furnishing electric current
for half a dozen large towns and a
number of smaller places.
Chambersburg, Pa., May 16.
Ground about the Tliaddeus Stevens
school here, which since the erec
tion of the building two years ago,
has been devoid of trees or plants,
now have growing upon them sev
eral trees as the result of donations
by the Civic Club and the Thaddeus
Stevens Parent-Teachers' Associa
tion and contributions of the pupils
of the school themselves. Within •
the past few days ten trees have
been planted. Four of them were
umbrella catalpas. two presented by
the Civic Club and two by the Par
ent-Teachers' Association, one a
flowering catalpa. presented by the
Civic Club, and five Norway maples
purchased with Junior Red Cross
Chambersburg, Pa., May 15.—The
fourth soldier wedding here this
week took place at Mt. Pleasant,
near here, when Miss Elva R. Heck
man was married to Oliver E. Orn
er, of Shamokin, by the Rev. W. R.
Burkholder, at the United Brethren
parsonage. The groom is a soldier
and has been stationed at Camp
Meade. Maryland, for the past nine
teen months.
Waynesboro, Pa.. May 15.—Two
hundred members of the Odd Fel
lows' Lodge held one of the big
gest social and business sessions in
the history of the organization here.
Of this number many were mem
bers of Waynesboro Lodge No. 219,
while others were members of this
organization from Mercersburg,
Baltimore, Hagerstown and Phila
delphia. Seventy candidates were
given the second degree work.
Waynesboro, Pa., May 15. —The
Woman's Temperance Union mem
bership campaign which has been
in progress for six weeks closed
Tuesday night. Mrs. Jennie Buhr
man and Mrs. Mabel Raby were
captains of the teams in the W. C.
T. U. membership campaign, and
the former obtained fifty-seven
members and the latter 107, making
a total of 164.
Chambersburg, p a „ May 15.
Word was received hero yesterday
of the election of S. Raymond Sny
der, a local jeweler, to the office of
State grand commander of the
Knights of Malta. Commander Sny
der has been prominent in the local
lodge of the Knghts of Malta for
many years. His advancement to the
State office was given at the meet
ing of the Grand Commandery of
Pennsylvania now in session at
Waynesboro, Pa., May 15. —Be-
fore a large audience Tuesday night
in the high school auditorium the
members of the cast from the Senior
Christian Endeavor Society of the
Lutheran Church gave a faultless
| presentation of the three-act com
edy, "Between the Acts."
!>lechiiitloMltirK t Pa., May 15 On
Monday, May 19, the Carlisle Classis.
of the Reformed Church of the Po
tomac Synod, will meet In session in
St. Paul's Reformed Church, Mechan
icsburg, and will continue several
days. A largo number of delegates
are expected to be present.
| Th 6 Kev. C. D. Rockeil, recentlv
elected pastor of the church, will be
.ordained and installed on Tuesday
evening. May 20, and the service wiil
| bo ronducted by the Rev. E. L. Cob-
I ientz, pastor of the First Reformed
Church, Carlisle.
MrchanlcNburg, Pa., May 15. Yes
terday morning Mrs. J. E. BeistHne
of East Locust street, accompanied by
| her daughter, Miss Blanche Beistllne
jnnd her nephew, George Harinan. left
for Philadelphia to witness the parade
and meet her son, Harry Beistline
who has returned from Fiance.
A son, Elwood I. Beistllne, mem
ber of Company G, One Hu>flred rtnd
| Twelfth Infantry, Twenty-eighth Dt
' vision, was killed in France.
Methodist Centenary Drive
Started at Waynesboro
Waynesboro, ( Pa., May 16.—A1l
the team members and workers for
the Methodist Centenary drive mfet
Tuesday night in the church and
held an Interesting meeting, after
which refreshments were served.
The Ladies' Aid Society Is to care
for the Sunday noon lunch in the
church when all the workers will
gather after the morning service,
compare notes, get their final in
structions, and start out from the
church to visit the homes In the
interest of the cause. The appor
tionment of the Methodist Church
here is $7,000 a year for five years,
making $35,000, as their part of
$105,000,000 to be raised by the
general church.
Epworth League to Give
Musicale Next Tuesday
Mectinnlcsburg, Pa., May 15. Last
evening the annual election of officers
of the Epworth League, of the Metho- |
dlst Episcopal Church, was held and
the following officers were chosen
the ensuing year: President, Robert
M. Weldler; first vice-president, de
partment of spiritual work, Robert
Berkheimer; second vice-president,
department of world evangelism
Mrs. Samuel Plough; third vice-presi
dent, department of social service.
Miss Olive Taylor; fourth vice-presi
dent, department of recreation and
culture. Mrs. G. W. Hershman; secre
tary, Miss Marion Bell; treasurer.
Miss Myrtle Sours; pianist, Miss Va
leria Hershman.
A musicale will be given by the social
department of the Epworth League,
next Tuesday evening, in the lecture
room ot the church, and a fine pno
gr&m Is being prepared.
Meclianicsburg, Pa.. May 15. At a
meeting of the Mite Society, of Trin
ity Lutheran Church, presided over by
Mrs. Robert M. Martin, the report of
the past year was read, and an elec
tion of officers for the ensuing year
resulted as follows: President, Mrs.
Robert M. Martin; vice-president, Mrs.
H. C. t'rown; secretary, Mrs. Ednor
G. Lutz; treasurer. Miss Catherine D.
Hummel. Plans are being made to
hold a cake sale the latter part of
this month.
Chambersburg, Pa., May 15.
The oldest church sexton in Cham
bersburg, Christian Henneberger,
yesterday celebrated his eighty-fifth
birthday. He has been janitor of
the Methodist Episcopal Church
here for the past thirty-five years.
Chambersburg, Pa., May 15.—The
Lockwood Bachelor Club, a local
organization of young men, had its
first banquet on Tuesday evening
when forty of its members went in
automobiles to GrqiefCenburg Inn,
nine miles east of Chambersburg,
and ate a chicken and waffle sup
per, which was followed by
speeches, music and toasts.
Lineman Instantly Killed by
11,000 Volts of Electricity
York, Pa., May 15. —Charles E.
Snell, 36 years old, of Bittersville,
a lineman In the employ of the Edi
son Electric Light and Power Com
pany, was instantly killed late Tues
day afternoon, when he came in con
tact with -a wire carrying 11,000
volts of electricity. The accident oc
curred at Wildwood station, on the
York and Dallastown trolley line.
In ascending the pole Snell's should
er came in contact with the heavily
charged wire. He fell to the ground,
a distance of thirty feet, but was
dead when workmen reached him.
Salvation Army posters will be dis
tributed by the Boy Scouts of the
city to the various stores and offices
throughout the city on Saturday. The
posters will be displayed in promi
nent places as advance publicity.
Gettysburg, Pa., May 15.—An
nouncement has been made of the
completion for the commencement
exercises of Gettysburg College to be
held June 8 to 11 inclusive. The
customary features of class reunions,
receptions and so forth will be helif,
while one or two changes have been
made in tho program from other
years. The Rev. Laurltz Larsen, sec
retary of the National Lutheran
Council, Washington, will preach the
baccalaureate sermon.
York Haven, Pa., May 15.—Mrs.
Cornelius McGready Is the recipient
of a number of German war trophies
including a German helmet, the kind
used in dress parade, a belt and
other trinkets from her son, Ser
geant H. C. McGready, who is with
Company E. 301 st Engineers, lo
cated at Coblenz, Germany.
Newport, Pa., May 16. —Archdea-
con William Dorwart, of Newport,
has been appointed chairman of the
Perry county committee for the
Salvation Army Home Service fund
campaign. The allotment for the
Newport district is $l,OOO.
sxztxasEomG 1SS&& TExasmcsra
Dr. George D./Strayer to Ad
dress Chamber of Com
merce Luncheon
The increased opportunities for
teaching the principles of broader
educational ideas, and the new re
sponsibilities which confront the
schools of the country, will be dis
cussed by Dr. George Drayton Stray
er, president of the National Educa
tion Association, at a membership
luncheon meeting of the Harrisburg
Chamber of Commerce of the Penn-
Harris ball room next Wednesday
Dr. Strayer is an educational au
thority of nation-wide reputation,
as his active participation In
the national issues confronting edu
cational authorities, lias made him
an expert of matters of educa
tion. He is widely known in Harris
burg. as he has made addresses here
on subjects of importance relative
to school systems. He occupies of
ficial position in a number of edu
cational organizations, and there
fore. his opinion on school subjects
are considered of the highest im
portance. He also is professor of
educational administration at Teach
ers' College, University of Columbia-
During the war Dr. Strayer was
general supervisor of educational
work in the training camps of the
Expeditionary Force in France, which
enabled him to grasp the new needs
of the schools to meet the changed
conditions brought about by the war.
At present he is highly interested
in securing the passage of the Smith
Towner bill by the next Congress,
which would take the administration
of school affairs from the bureau of
education under the department of
the Interior, and centralize it as a
separate department, with the head
of the department elevated to a po
sition in the cabinet. The bill would
enable the department to keep the
school systems throughout the coun
try uniform, so that students in one
section would have the same educa
tional advantages as those of another
Dr. Strayer. besides the positions
already mentioned, is well-known as
the President of the National Society
for the Study of Education, director
of the Educational Campaign of the
War Savings Division, director of
several school surveys, author of
"City School Expenditures," "The
Teaching Process." "Retardation and
Elimination in Schools and Colleges,"
and other noted publications.
Many New Members Are
Joining P. R. R. Y. M. C. A.
■■aaaa - Many inquiries
1501000 member* are being received
tnoneweek' by those in charge
the P.
paign for mem
bcrs, it was stated
to-day. A com
mlttee meet 1n g
morrow night,
• when the results
M£y I**34 be annonuced.
New posters went up this morning
with their inducements for railroad
men to poln the association.
Junior membership fees are J2.50
a year. Adults are charged 16 lor
membership including swimming
pool and other privileges. For the
latter class the charge is 13 without
these privileges.
Tip of Airplane Is
Damaged in Flight
The tip of the wing of an airplane
from the Middletown Aviation De
pot was slightly damaged yesterday
alfternoon when it was caught in
a fence. The aviator had descended
to a small field nera the Colonial
Country Club at Linglestown. When
he attempted to rise, the accident
occurred. Officials at the depot to
| day said it was not serious and that
I it cou'd be repaired in an hour's time.
Special Chicken and
Waffle Dinner
Every Thursday
530 P. M. to 8.00 P. M.
Social and Personal Items ot
Towns Along West Shore
Mrs. Frank K. C. Hutton, son and
daughter, o£ Mendenhall. Miss., arc
guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Sloat,
in Market Square, New Cumberland.
Mrs. Walter Stettlcr, of New Cum
berland. is visiting relatives at Phila
The Rev. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Ayer,
of New Cumberland, were at York
yesterday. _
Mrs C. L Long, of New Cumber
land, is spending several days at
Mrs. Walter Neiglinger and two
children, of Donaldson, Schuylkill
county, are visiting friends at New
Mrs. Sarah Sponsler, of Dauphin, is
being entertained by Mrs. Jacob M. i
Rupp, at her home, in Front street,
Shi remans town.
J. Donald Ritner, of 35 North Sev
enteenth street, Harrisburg, vilsted
his parents, at Shiremanstown, on
SU Mrs > Harry M. Zearlng, Mrs. Her
bert E. Parks and daugter, Errau
Marie Parks, of Shiremanstown. and
Mrs. Roy Stone, of Camp Hill, were
called to New Cumberland by the
death of the former aunt, Mrs. George
-Grove, who was 87 years old.
Miss Pearl Zimmerman, of Shire
ir.onstown, is spending some time
with her grandparents, Bishop and
Mrs. Benjamin F. Zimmerman, ut
their country home, at St. John's.
Miss Martha Harman, of Shiremans
town. was a Harrisburg visitor on
Tuesday. _
John H. Anderson and daughter,
Miss Cora Anderson, and Miss Edna
Anderson, of Steelton; Edgar Robin
son of Middletown; Charles Wert, of
Penbrook, and Frank Hamm, it Har
risburg, were entertained recently by
Mr and Mrs. William Corman, at their
residence, at Shiremanstown.
Clayton Shcafter, of Harrisburg.
visited his parents. Mr. and Mrs. A.
M. Sheaffer, at Shiremanstown. on
Tuesday. „
Mrs. Richard Baker, of York, w.\3
a recent guest at the home of Mr.
ard Mrs. Ray E. Wolf, at Shiremans
town. . ,
Mervin Kutz. who lias returned
from France, was entertained Sun
day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. a.
Sheely, at Shiremanstown.
Now Cumberland, Pa., May 16.
The High School commencement will
be held on the evening of June 12,
in Baughman Memorial Methodist
church. On Sunday, June 8, the
Rev. Daniel S. Marten will deliver
the baccalaureate sermon in St.
Paul's Lutheran church. The fol
lowing girls and boys compose the
graduating class: Pauline Wright,
Elma Garver, Esther Kcrlin,
Koch, Thelma Perigo, Carrie Fro
mell, Verna Willis. Frank Keister,
Malcom Retff. Glenn Promell.
Charles Mclvon and John Parthe
Hhiremaiistown, Pa., May 15.
Mrs. Sarah Beamer entertained at a
family dinner on Sunday at her
home tn East Main street. Covers
were laid for the following guests:
Mr. and Mrs. William Beamer, sons
Stanley, John, William Beamer, Jr..
daughters Ruth and Pauline, of near
Lewisberry; Mr. and Mrs. Granville
Beamer and daughter Mirian, of
Harrisburg: Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Straining, of Eichelbergers' Curve:
Mr. and Mrs. G. Howard Beamer,
Chester E. Beamer and Miss Rhoda
Beamer, of Shiremanstown.
New Cumberland, Pa., May 15.
A Men's Mass Meeting will be held
in Trinity United Brethren church
next Sunday afternoon. May 18.
New Cumberland, Pa., May 15.
The fourth anniversary of the Church
of God will be held next Sunday
The Rev. George R. Homerter, <
Lancaster, Pa., will preach both
morning and evening. Special music
will be rendered by the choir.
New Cumberland, Pa., May 15.
Two hundred men who were em
ployed at tho Army Reserve depot,
were discharged on Monday.
New Cumltcrland, Pa., May 15.
Rev. C. H. Heighes, pastor of the
Church of God, attended a Christian
Endeavor convention and Sunday
School at Columbia this week.
Honors Are Awarded to
Graduates at Marysville
Marysvlllc, Pa., May 15. Plans
are being made for the annual com
mencement of the Marysville High
school. The exercises will be held on
Frlduy evening, May 28. James Bell
and Miss Jeanette Sellers have been
uw aided first and second honors, re
The baccalaureate sermon to the
class will be delivered on Sunday
evening in the Trinity Relormed
Church by the pastor, the Rev. Ralph
E. Hartman.
New Cumberland, Pa., May 15.
Lieutenant R. R. Kohr returned
home yesterday, and Is visiting his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Kohr,
in Third street. He was at Camp
Oglethorpe, when he was commis
sioned lieutenant and assigned to tho
Sixth Division, One Hundred seven
teenth Machine Gun Battalion, lie
went overseas July 5, 1918, was in
the Argonne and other important
engagements. He was transferred
to tho One Hundred Thirty-fifth Di
vision, with which he returned to this
New Cumberland, Pa., May 15. —
Horace Fortenbaugh, three years
old, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Abrnm
Fortenbaugh of Seventh street, fell
off a couch and broke his arm on
Tuesday evening.
New Cumberland, Pa., May 15.
A special meeting of B. F. Eisen
burger Post No. 462, Grand Army
of the Republic, will be held at their
hall this evening.
Oven Baked
with Tomato Sauce
Full of Flavor
Do the work of meat
at far less cost
Spaghetti S*
Cream Soups /
India Relish
' MAY 15, 1919.
James Christlow, Severely
Beaten, Dies at York
York, Pa., May 16.—James Christ
low, who was severely beaten at the
time Gabriel Perrachl, Italian, was
murdered In a workman's shanty, at
Cly, early Tuesday morning, died at
12.45 o'clo</k yesterday afternoon at
the York Hospital, having never re
gained consciousness. Death was
due to two heavy blows on the fore
head, supposedly with a car bolt,
eighteen inches in length, In the
hands of Curtis Sipple, alias Robert
E. Hicks, a fellow workman, who is
a fugitive.
Immediately after hearing of
Christlow's death, Captain P. L. Bar
clay, of the Pennsylvania Railroad
Company police department, came to
York and swore out a warrant,
charging Sipple with murder. A
warrant charging the murder of
Perrachl, was sworn out before Al
derman W. S. Owens, this city, on'
Open All Year. Enter Any Time.
Individual Promotion.
Bell 125 (Opp. Semite) Dial 401*
Tuesday afternoon, by Captain Bar
From various papers of Perrachi,
the detectives have learned that he
had deposited In various banks be
tween $3,000 and $4,000. It Is be
lieved that the murderer got away
with at least $lOO. which Perrachi
had on his person on Monday night.
Senator McKellar to
Address Democrats
United States Senator Kenneth
McKellar, of Tennessee, will be an ad
ditional guest of honor at the Demo
cratic banquet which will be held this
evening, at 7 o'clock, In the Penn-
Ilarris Hotel. Congressman-elect
John H. Wilson, of the Butler-West
moreland District, of Pennsylvania,
and James A. Stranahan, former
Deputy Attorney General of Pennsyl
vania, will be the other speaker.