Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, July 25, 1919, Page 2, Image 2

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Happenings of a Day in Central Pennsylvania
Twice Rejected Ho Returns
With Highest Emblems
of Bravery in France
Sellnsjrrove, Pa., July 26.—Cleve
Kessler has come back to Shamokin
Dam from the world war wearing
a United States distinguished service
medal and a French Croix de Guerre.
He is the only Snyder countian
known to have been awarded one
of his country's distinguished serv
ice medals. Kessler was rejected
twice b> recruiting officers.
Kessler lived along the canal with
his father in a lowly hut. Fishing,
hunting and living the life of the
great outdoors were what appealed
to Cleve. He had been on his own
resources nil his life, and was not
averse to fight for what he wanted.
Moreover, he usually got it when
anything was to be settled with fists.
Kessler got into the army at
length, and was sent to Florida and
then overseas. He was a mule skin
ner pure and simple. One day he
braved German shells to rescue a
wounded French soldier and was
awarded the medals he wears for
bis bravery.
United Brethren Circuit
May Be Divided After
Reading Conference Sits
Kndcrs, July 25.—Dr. S. C. Enk,
of Philadelphia, superintendent of
the East Pennsylvania Conference of
the L T nited Brethren church met the
members of the various churches
of this charge to consider the advisi
abllity of dividing the circuit. The
report will be presented to the
boundary committee at the annual
session of Conference at Reading
early in October, and in all prob
ability a division will be made.
Miss Mary Kreider Dies;
Funeral Service Tomorrow
MechnnlCHliurg, Pa.. July 25. —Miss
Mary Kreider, a resident of this
place for many years, died at the
home of her sister, Mrs. W. H.
Wrightstone, West Main street, with
whom she lived, on Wednesday after
noon. She was 66 years old and a
member of the Methodist church.
Two sisters and one brother, Mrs.
Wrightstone. of Mechanicsburg;
Mrs. P. W. Trltt, of Middletown and
Emanuel Kreider, of Huntsdale, sur
vive. Funeral services will be held
to-morrow morning at 10.30 o'clock
at her late home, conducted by the
Rev. J. Ellis Bell. Burial will be
made at Trindle Spring cemetery.
Cliainbcr.sburg, July 25. Word
was received here to-day from Ok
lahoma City, announcing the mar
riage of John Haller, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Haller, of Wash
ington. D. C., formerly of town, and
Miss Irnia Simmons, formerly of
Hagerstcwn. The wedding took
place in the Baptist church at Okla
homa City on Monday, July 21.
tknm:s.*eka\ i.uses foot
Hngcrstown, Md., July 25.—Gordon
Drake, employed at the Security
Company's cement mill near this city
had his left foot torn off yesterday
when it was caught in a screw con
veyor. His foot was taken off about
two inches above the ankle. Drake
came here from Tennessee.
Sliircmaiistowti, Pa., July 25.
Miss Gail Stare was the hostess for
the Ladies' organizedßible Class No.
7 of the Bethel Church of God, at
her residence on Locust street on
Wednesday evening. Following an
Interesting program tile eveDi.up * as
spent socially.
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Luther Nye, of Chambersbur g, Loses Life in Sight of Party
He Accompanied on Outing to Maryland; Probably
Seized by Cramps; Body Recovered
llngrrstown, Md., July 26. —Luther
Nye, aged sixteen, of Chambersburg,
a member of a party of Dunkards
who were spending an outing along
the Potomac River at Williamsport
yesterday, was drowned while bath
ing in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
about three o'clock in the afternoon.
Nye swam across the canal and was
returning to the opposite bank when
he began to struggle, apparently be
ing seized with cramps.
He sank in sight of the others in
the party before assistance could be
rendered. Search was immediately
Mt. Gretna Draws Many Visi
tors During Vacation Sea
son Now at Height
Mt. Gretna, Pa., July 25. The
Mt. Gretna Embroidery Club met on
Wednesday morning at the cottage
of Miss Daisy Sheafer on the camp
meeting grounds. The following
ladies spent a very enjoyable tT or JV"
ing. Mrs. E. E. Ewing. Mrs. L. H.
Tyson, Mrs. George Tille. Mrs E. 1 .
Baum, Mrs. Charles H. Smithy
C. C. Forney, Mrs. A. B. Peters,
Miss Sara Hanley, Miss Anna Lauer,
and Miss Sheafer.
Miss Ellen Hays, of Shippens
burg, Pa., is visiting her sister. Mrs.
A. I. Miller on the camp meeting
grounds. „ , , TI „„
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Cook, of IIar "
risburg were the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Calvin Martz.
Miss Daisy Sheafer recently en
tertained Mr. and Mrs. George Fish
burn and children, who motored
here from Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
Mrs. A. I. Miller has returned
from a business trip to Harris burg.
She was accompanied by Miss
Milleisen of Mechanicsburg.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Snately, of
Harrisburg, who have been spend
ing the past month on the camp
grounds, have returned home.
H. B. Shoop of Harrisburg. is the
guest of Miss Sheafer.
Mrs. William Stimer has arrlied
in the grove for a two weeks visit.
She will be the guest of Mrs. Anna
Steever at Montanesca Cottage.
Mrs. H. A. Toomey and Mrs. Theo
dore Bowers, of Harrisburg are
visiting Mrs. Calvin Martz.
Miss Katherine Erb has returned
from a trip to Lebanon.
- Mrs. Sara N. Sample, of Harris
burg is the guest of her daughter,
Mrs. Luther Walzer
Mrs. Hoffer entertained the Fne
Hundred Club of Lebanon at her
cot tace on the Chautauqua Grounds
yesterday afternoon.
There was an enjoyable dance at
the Hotel Conewago, Wednesday,
with Leslies' Orchestra playing.
Although there are not many
Harrisburgers registered at the Ho
tel Conewago there have been many
guests from New York City. Phila
delphia North Carolina, Portland,
Oregon.' and the Hawaiian Islands.
James Hays Findiey,
Prominent Yorker, Dies
York, Pa., July 25.—James Hays
Findiey, prominent manufacturer
and club man of this city and a can
didate on the Republican ticket for
the nomination for County Commis
sioner, died at noon yesterday at his
home in this city. Death was due
to a stroke of paralysis, sustained a
week ago ysterday. He was 51 years
old. Mr. Findiey was president and
general manager of the York Card
and Paper Company. He was a
Nation-wide figure in the wallpaper
business, being a director of the
Wallpaper Manufacturers' Associa
tion of the United States.
Motorcyclist Kills
Horse Near Dry Run
Sliippensburg, July 25.—Between
Spring Run and Dry Run, Eber
Hammond, who was driving toward
Dry Run, met a motocycle, driven
by John C. Peck, of Doylesburg,
going in the opposite direction.
Something happened and the motor
cycle struck and killed Hammond's
horse, upset the buggy, damaging it,
and gave Hammond painful injuries.
Peck sustained a broken leg and was
knocked unconscious.
Altoona, July 25.—Peter Schiffer,
a native of Holland, who came to
this country on June 11. Immediately
securing his first papers in antural
ization was enlisted in the United
States Army here yesterday after
noon and was sent to Harrisburg. He
signed up for service in the motor
transport corps for a period of three
.Mount Wolf, Pa., July 25.—Cultiva
tors of tobacco in the Druck Valley
have now practically disposed of their
1918 crop. A representative of a Red
Lion Tobacco concern scoured through
that section of York county, several
days ago, and purchased last sea-
yield, wherever available, pay
ing anywhere from 16 to 18 cents per
Lewlsberry. July 25. —While view
ing the high water from Beidel's
corner, Eugene Hetrick, youngest
son of Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Hetrick,
stepped into a gutter. The swift
water was taking him into a tile
that crosses the road when Litfcoln
Zeidcrs rescued him from drowning.
New Cumberland, July 25. —On
Saturday afternoon at 2.30 there will
be a game of between the
Army Reserve department and the
Noraain Athletic team of Harris
New Cumberland, July 25.—The
church council has graqted their
pastor, the Rev. C. H. Hughes, a va
cation of two Sundays.
begun for the body which was located
by Policeman \ D. Hawbaker a short
distance from where he sank and
brought to the surface with a hook
Dr. W. S. Richardson examined the
body and an Investigation of the ac
cident was made by Justice J. T.
Tlee, who decided the drowning ac
Nye, it is said, has no near rela
tives, his parents being dead. The
party went to Williamsport in four
automobiles and were spending the
day fishing and bathing. His body
wus prepared by a local undertaker
and )aken back to Chambersburg.
lUgrmlonn, Md., July 25.
Harry Kckatine is in the hospital.
nJn° W . i S dßad and tho Ba 'ck car
T ,h- y Ep , ksUne damaged
the Static j° f an accide nt on
the State road near this city ycs
nL d?iv A hCard ° f Pattla be
er* when" t°h th ' a CUy b >' "
the/ii The Car plowcd Into
John FVk ?i Car Was drive n by
brothef and f a " d contained his
ErtiUhn j women. Harry
rear iu® a " d tbe on,n in the
juries The B ° th !,llßtai ned in
nhnne T he car " truck * tele
phone pole after hitting the anl-
Husband Who Deserts
Wife and Seven Arrested
and in Prison in West
tork Haven. July 25.—The law yes
terday reached from this borough to
Bartleaville. Okla., to arrest Harvey
Helstand, charged with deserting his
nl.n. u 8 f V6n mlnor cb'ldren, at this
mnnta Hp,!,tand family three
monthj ago, allowing his wife and
seven children to depend upons Mrs.
Heistand s invalid father for support.
Helstand is is Jail in Bartlesville,
awaiting extradition to York county.
Mayor E. R. Plank Heads
Carlisle American Legion
Carlisle, Pa., July 25—In Gobln
Guards Armory here last night Car
lisle Post No. 101 of the American
..v 1. perm anently organized
with Major E. R. plank as post
chairman. There was a large at
tendance at the organization meet
ing. Eighty-eight signers for the
charter were secured. It is the aim
hlr i? rßar l i ? erß to * ot 100 mem
bers. First Lieutenant Walter Har
tv°i?i H 'tchler. a member of the
Dickinson Law School faculty was
chosen post trasure'r, and Ordnance
SSTS'.B. Boy Kauffman. of the
79th Division, post secretary. Ser
geant FYank Stone, of the 28th Di
man"' Th^foif post vide-chair
mm. The following were placed on
the post excutive committee. First
Lieutenant Merril Hummel. Fi"t
rk Jten A nt John Heilman, Sergeant
T°'i' Sergeant Leigh
mons e> U Sergeant Daniel 'Tim-
The insignia of the post was voted
upon and an order will be placed
at once for the mblems.
Gettysburg Wants Either
Sproul or Paimer to Speak
Gettysburg, Pa., July 2 s.—Plans
for the welcome home day for the
boys of the world war to be held
so F far"that Day have Progressed
fv .1 1. announcement is made
that either Governor Sproul or At
torney General Palmer will' b e the
principal speaker.
New Bloomfield Soon
to Get Better Streets
Xew BloomAeld, July 25 The
State Highway Department force
has received a traction engine, stone
crusher and screens and placed
them at the quarries on the Darling
farm. Workmen will soon be ready
to start crushing stone for the high
ways and streets in this section.
Hebrews at Chamersburg
to Build Syangogue
Oliamltcrsburg, Pa., July 25.—The
property on West Washington street,
belonging to Elizabeth Cronin, of
Tyler City, Conn., has been sold to
the Sons of Israel congregation. The
site will be used for the new syna
gogue soon to be erected here.
Movies For Silk Mill
Operators Made Attractive
Liverpool, July 25 . A 3 inch
ventilator will be installed in the
Silk Mill Movies at this place next
week. With the large fan recently'
placed in the building the movies
will be made a most desirable place
during the hot weather. The movies
is run for the benefit of the opera
a day U ?
Best of Corn Flakes
Accord the Rev. J. Russell
Bucher and Wife Recep
tion at Mcchariicsburg
Mcohanlcsburg, Pa., July 2 s.—ln
honor of the pastor of the Church
of God, the Rev. J. Russell, Bucher
and Mrs. Bucher, recently wedded,
the Dorcas Society of the church
gave a reception last evening in the
lecture room, which was elaborately
decorated in flags and plants. Mem
bers of the Ministerial Association
were present and a warm welcome
was extended to the pastor and his
bride. In the receiving line wero
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Eberly, the Rev.
Mr. and Mrs. Bucher, Mr. and Mrs.
A. E. Sleber.
The program was given as follows:
Music by the orchestra, congrega
tional singing, prayer, song by the
choir, greetings from the church, A.
G. Eberly; vocal solo, A. B. Craw
ford; greetings from the Sunday
school, James L. Young, superin
tendent; greetings from the Bible
class, Samuel Etsley, president;
duet. Miss Martha Anderson and
Miss Florence Bent; greetings from
the ministers, the Rev. Dr. George
Fulton; singing by male quartet;
greetings from Irving Colleg, Dr. E.
E. Campbell; response by the Rev.
Mr. Bucher.
A pleasing feature of the program
was the gift of a dinner set of Havi
land china from members of the
church with the presentation speech
by J. G. Bentz.
During the social hour refresh
ments were served under the direc
tion of the Dorcas Society, of which
Mrs. M. K. Sultzaberger is presi
R#d Lion, Pa., July 25.—An appro- Liverpool, July 25.—Mr. and Mrs.
priatlon of $85,000 for a Federal Porter Delhi, formerly of this place
Building at this place, is provided by now of Akron, Ohio, announce the
a bill Introduced in Congress. I birth of a son.
Central Pennsylvania Lines of News
Kniler*—The Enders 'reunion has
been abandoned (or this year but Is
to be held annually in the future.
Enders —Huckleberry parties may
be seen on Broad mountain and its
ridges. The crop is reported fair.
Liverpool —Recent heavy rains have
brought much coal down the river
and the river miners are taking out
many tons.
Scllnxgrovc According to the
registration of voters in this borough
Selinsgrove has 408 Republicans and
88 Democrats.
Selinsgrove —Anson B. Drumheller,
aged 38, a well known farmer of near
Kreamer, died at the Geisinger hos
pital in Danville.
Tyrone —The Salvation Army picnlo
was held to-day at Stevens Park in
charge of Captain William Schneiter
and was largely attended.
Lewtaburg Carl Adelbert Bchug
and Miss Alice Susannah Johnson,
daughter of Judge A. W. Johnson
were united In marriage here.
Huntingdon Fourteen-year-old
Thomas Rogue was arrested here on '
a larceny charge. He was taken to j
Altoona by City Detective Davis.
Lewiatovrii—Arthur W. Askew has !
been appointed district claim agent i
for the Pennsylvania Railroad by or- i
der of the Railroad Administration. j
Liverpool The trustees of the !
United Brethren Church have voted
to wire the building for electricity j
and will make other necessary re
Gettysburg—The town council has
notified the Hanover Heat and Power
Company that unless better service
is given Gettysburg will erect its
own light plant. I
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Store Closes Saturday At 6P. M. '
Men Take Notice
All Our Palm Beach
Reduced To One Price I
$11.50 j
Regardless of Former Prices of
the Rising Market I
This is a real opportunity because Schleis
ner Palm Beach Suits are high class in every
way. They have the same style and fit as
Schleisner wool suits and they are extremely
comfortable. Better buy a Palm Beach
Suit now and put it away for next summer.
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Camden, N. J., Business Man
Gets Fair Bride in Upper
End of County '
Lykcns, Pa.. July 25. lt) the
United Brethren church here. Miss
Olive Lehman Fegley yesterday be
came the bride of Frank L. Holder
man, a Camden, N. J., business man.
The Rev. S. L. Rhoads, pastor of the
church officiated. Roy Fegley was
beat man and his sister, Pauline,
The ceremony was quite simple,
consisting only of the oral questions
and answers. There were flowers
at the function, which took place
at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. Mr.
and Mrs. Holderman made the trip
to Camden by automobile. Many
Lyk<tfis friends showered them with
congratulations. The bride is the
daughter of Mrs. Salome Fegley, of
Market street. Among those pres
ent at the ceremony were Mr. and
Mrs. Neiman Book, and Miss Lucy
Stroup, of Harrisburg.
Lutherans Hold Their
Annual Reunion at Penmar
rrnmar, July 25. On the moun
tainside here yesterday 8,000 Luther
ans from Pennsylvania, Maryland and
the Virginias gathered In thirty-third
annual reunion. The attendance was
much below that of other years.
There were 82 ministers present, and
about 150 congregations were repre
sented. Dr. Robert Clare, St. Mark's
Baltimore: Dr. A. R. Wenti, Gettys
burg Seminary, and Dr. Homer Tope,
Philadelphia, were the speakers. A
combined choir rendered the music.
Tyrone Francis A. Hlllman, a
Pennsy freight conductor, was caught
and injured between two cars at the
Wildcat water station and was taken
to a hospital.
Troxelvllle —Lee Booney, of near
this place, has been arrested charged
with stealing the automobile of
Harry Bolig, of Selinsgrove, on the
night of the High School Commence
Huntingdon —Thirty-three passen
ger trains and many freight trains
were delayed for almost three hours
by a wreck near Tyrone Forge. F.our
Pennsy emp'oyes were injured, two
of them seriously.
New Illoomfleld- —B. Frank Keller,
recently discharged from the army,
has purchased the implement build
ing and business in South Carlisle
street from former Sheriff James M.
Bear and will take possession Sept. 1.
Huntingdon Gustav Heinrich, a
German, was struck by the general
Superintendent special train a mile
north of Woodland and Instantly
killed. Heinrich was walking on the
! track. He had no relatives In this
I country. -
Grove City—While temporarily in
j sane Mrs. R. R. Welch gave her three
| children poison and then swallowed
1 some of the deadly stuff herself.
Physicians say the children will die.
| Screams of the children attracted
neighbors to the Welch home,
j Granville—While standing at the
station here Edwin F. Geesey, 14
years old. was struck by fragments
of curbing along the station front
when a cylinder head was knocked
out from a passing engine. Dr. W.
E. Baker, of Lewistown, dressed the
1 boy's injuries. *
Battlefield Town Up in Ar ins Against Abandonment of
Ninth Internal Revenue 1) istrict; Points President to
Inconvenience, Expense and Loss of Time
Gettysburg. July 25.—A vigorous
protest is being made in this flace
against the abandonment of the
Ninth Internal Revenue district. In
an effort to have the action rescind
ed the Chamber of Commerce has
taken hold of the matter and has
sent the following telegram to Presi
dent Wilson: •
"The • Chamber of Commerce,
on behalf of itself and Adams
Gettysburg, Pa., July 25.
Proctor Snyder, of New Chester,
is the owner of a turkey gobbler
that is hatching. The turkey
hen some time ago brought out
a setting of eggs, and after sev
eral woeks again atarted laying.
The gobbler took charge of the
new nest of eggs and has been
faithfully hatching for the past
three weeks.
Ask Seer if Time Is
Ripe to Sell Automobile;
Held on Larceny Charge
Pottsville, July 25.—Going to a
fortune teller to get Information
from the cards as to whether the
time was propitious for the sale of
a stolen automobile, was the clew
which resulted in the arrest of Jo
seph Joulwan and William Dlcus, ac
cused of stealing ttie automobile of
A. H. Royer from his garage. After
| hearing the evidence, Alderman
| Frank Frellor held the defendants
| for further investigation.
Trolley Car Crushes
Automobiles, Seriously
Injures J. W. Brenneman
Lancaster, July 25. Jacob W.
| Brenneman, of Millersville, a prom
! inent cigar manufacturer, was in-
I jured this morning when his auto
j mobile was hit by a trolley car at
Millersville road.
The automobile was crushed un
der the ear and Mr. Brenneman
was pinned to the wreckage with
the car wheel nearly on his neck,
and the car was jacked up to release
him. Brenneman is seriously in
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Store Closes Saturday At 6 O'clock
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28-30-32 North Third Street.
The Remainder of The High Class
!l Wash Skirts
Will Be On Sale Saturday
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Remember Our Store Closes at 6 P. M. Saturdays
This is a special purchase which resulted in what we might
call the biggest values in wash skirts that have been an
nounced in Harrisburg. The materials are white gabardine,
white tricotine and white surf satin. The skirts are worth
a great deal more than our selling price. We purchased | I
them at an advantageous figure and therefore, we have placed
them on sale at $5 for quick selling.
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Very Special Offer In Georgette Blouses
1 Salu,day $12.50
An exceptional model with surplice in very fine quality
georgette in flesh and white.
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Special Annoucement
Many new arrivals in autumn apparel are being shown at'
this establishment. These advance models are the forerun
ners of the reason's new modes. As usual Schleisner's ad- x
vance models indicate the fashion trend of the season. I
JULY.2S, 1919. >
county generally, business and pro
fessional interests therein, honestly
protests against the abolition of the
Ninth Internal Revenue District for
the reason that if this district iB
abolished .our taxpayers will suffer
great inconvenience, expense and
loss of time. We, therefore, appeal
to you to withdraw your executive
order for the übolition of the Ninth
Internal Revenue District."
Reading Officers Battle With
Crazed Husband, Wreck
ing Furniture
Heading, July 25. —Brooding over
lack of work, Frank Gajak became
suddenly violent, attacked nis wife
and three children, and was not
subdued until three police officers
battled with him for 20 minutes,
wrecking furniture in his home.
City Detective Huber, County De
tective Krick and Patrolman Frank
owjack were detailed anl found
Gajak barricading the door of his
home. The latter screamed defiance
at the police and brandished two
butcher knives. Whe nthe officers at
tempted to enter the place, Jajak
threatened to clash his wife and
children, whom he had imprisoned
in ono of the rooms.
George IT. Rtipp and B. E. Dillor,
of Slitromanstown, spent Thursday
at Pen-Mar.
Exchange it for a lilgh-grade talk
ing machine. Tt can be done. See
us about it. TROUP BROS., 8 N.
Market Square. Bell 4781; Dial
LP&jwMij Mot water,
Kl |r Sure Relief
Franklin County Physician
Chosen President of
Medical Society
York, Pa., July 25. Dr. T. R.
Weagley, of Marlon, Pa., was elct
ed president of the Fifth Censorial
district of the State Medical Society,
comprising the counties of Adams,
Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton and
York, yesterday, at the thlrtenth
annual meeting of the organization,
held in this city. J. C. Felty Adams
county, was elected first vice-presi
dent; S. E. Mowery, Cumberland
county, second vice-president; J. C.
Atkins, Hed Lion, York county,
third vWe-prestdent, and J. P. Dolly,
York, secretary and treasurer. Res
olutions disapproving all forms of
social health insurance, lodge and
contract, as unAmerican and pro
nouncing as detrimental to the med
ical profession and to the public wel
fare, doctors who subscribe to all
forms of lodge and contract prac
tice, were adopted.
Dover, Pa., July 25.—Lloyd Smith,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith,
nnd Miss Gertrude Hoffman, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Mathias Hoffman,
were married last Saturday by the
Rev. J. H. Hege, at Calvary Lutheran
parsonage. The bride la 15 years old
and the groom, 17 years old.
Mrs. Sarah Snavley, of Michigan,
Is visiting relatives at New Cumber
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Don't Get Bald *
Cuticura Does Muck
To Prevent It
i Dandruff, itching, scalp irritation,
etc., point to an unhealthy condition
of the scalp, which leads to thin,
falling hairand premature baldness.
Frequent shampoos with Cuticura
Soap and hot water do much to pre
vent such a condition, especially if
preceded by a gentle anointing with
Cuticura Ointment to spots of dan
druff and itching.
Soa* Ik, Obtanl IB and 80c. Tsliam
25. Sold throughout th 'world. Far
■ample each free address: "Cation LaW
CiSjn. Dap*. I BP, M.Mat.. Ma"
ggTMnn Soap ilmtm without aq.