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

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    HIGHWAY WORK
NOWREDUCED
Operations in This Section
Have Been Curtailed by
Approach of Winter
iv SSffiMW cold weather, road
ata, Snyder and
Lebanon counties. The State High
way Department to-day issued a
•tatement detailing the status of the
construction projects in each county
of the district. It shows the follow
ing:
Dauphin County—Less than 500
feet of concrete remains to be put
down on the project on Route No. 1,
William Penn Highway, Middle Pax
ton and Reed townships. This con
struction is 6.39 miles in ength. The
COLDS
CATARRH—SOIIE THROAT I
BRONCHITIS
Relief Overnight
In many cases from use of
Marvelous New Discovery
(SUOSan
SCIENTIFIC TREATMENT
Its use will fascinate and amaze vou
success guaranteed or money refund
ed. Ask your druggist. For sale in
this city by G. A. Gorgas. 3 stores;
Kennedy Medicine .store, J. Nelson
Clark and Croll Keller.
THE GLOBE All Xmas Fund Checks Cheerfully Cashed THE GLOBE
Open Every Evening Until Christmas
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"Gifts Men Will Appreciate"
f Buy your gifts of Men's Furnish- Imported Italian Silk Ties A
ings at THE GLOBE. Then warm Sweater or Cardigan
he'll know they are correct in Jacket A box of Holeproof or
every detail. Monito Silk Hosiery A pair of
a tu„ 4-Lq _4. cru • Motoring Gauntlets A dozen
t jZ'IJ Chnstmas Init!al Handkerchiefs—Duofold
a PP reclate a the v ear or Peerless Union Suits-Even
ing Dress Shirts Evening
€J In business a man is judged by Dress Sets—A Traveling Bag or
his attire. If his tie, linen and Belt with Initial Buckle,
hosiery are in faultless taste, he And when he sees the name,
is always SURE of himself—his THE GLOBE on the package
confidence helps him win. And he knows it's a man's sort of gift
what man ever has enough fur- —useful gifts that bespeak good
mshings of the correct kind? taste and common sense com-
A Man's Store, THE GLOBE bined
knows what men want. Here <| The menfolks can pass this ad.
you 11 find it very easy to select a on to the womenfolks—because
gift he will appreciate say to tell just what you do want
three or four Silk Shirts, perfect- would take all the fun out of the
fitting—A half dozen knitted or Christmas giving.
Store Open Every Evening Until Xmas
THE GLOBE
WEDNESDAY EVENING.
road will be thrown open to traffic
within a comparatively short time
Good progress is being made by
the contractor on the construction of
3.75 miles of concrete in Lower Pax
ton township, on Route No. 140.
The same is true of the construc
tion on Route No. 199, in Upper Pax
ton township, where 4.7 miles of
new highway is being built.
Lebanon County—Contractors are
making haste to complete the bitum
inous wearing surface on Routes No.
139 and 149 in Lebanon county. This
is also true of Myerstown borough.
In the latter the base is of concrete
and has been completed.
Survey has been completed for .58
miles and .35 miles of new construc
tion on Route No. 141, in West Leb
anon township.
Preliminary blue prints have been
completed for proposed work in West
Lebanon township.
Juniata County—There is one con
struction project in Juniata county
that on Route No. 31, William Penn
Highway, where 1.59 miles of con
crete are being built. The contractor
will not entirely finish this project
this winter. The road, however, will
be thrown open to travel.
Perry County—Survey has been
completed for the construction of
approximately two miles of new
roadway in Howe, Fermanagh and
Walker townships.
Decision to construct an improved
highway over the six miles of Penn
sylvania road leading from New Mil
ford to the State line, a little north
of Great Bend, has been reached by
State Highway Commissioner Sadler.
Word to that effect has been sent D.
R. Reese, president of the Motor Club
of Lackawanna county. The new
State highway will connect the
Lackawanna trail with the New York
state roads, which means that Scran
ton will have a continuous improved
highway through into the middle
west.
According to figures announml
by the State Department of Agricul
ture, yields of over 100 bushels of
potatoes to the acre have been re
ported by 39 counties of the State.
Every county in Pennsylvania raises
potatoes and the general average for
the State is estimated at 102 bushels
per acre, the total crop being about
26,000.000 bushels. Lehigh leads the
list with 2.563.500 bushels. Lancaster
being next with 1.182,000, followed
by York with 1,150,000 and Berks
with 1,125,300. Lehigh, Luzerne,
Potter and Susquehanna led the
average list with 135 bushels per
acre, followed by Wyoming with 130,
Fulton with 127, Clearfield with 124,
Northampton and Tioga 120, Schuyl
kill 119, Adams 117, Blair and Co
lumbia 115 and Cumberland 114.
The Agricultural Department figures
show the result of the new crop sur
vey and Lehigh gains about 1,000,000
bushels. Special warnings are being
given to potato growers all over the
State to he careful in selection of
their seed potatoes for next year,
owing to blight and the growing of
immune varieties is strongly urged.
The State Highway Department
got an opportunity to-day to test its
snow removal service in some of the
mountain counties of the State.
County road superintendents last
night ordered the maintenance forces
to clear ways on main highways
which were found to be so covered
as to impede travel. A number of
heavy trucks suitable for hauling
drags have been sent from here to
various places for snow clearing
service.
The State Board of Pardons to
day began Its December session nt 9
o'clock instead of 10, the usual hour
tor beginning hearings, owing to the
length of the calendar. Attorney
General Schaffer sat with the mem
bers during the hearing of the homi
cide cases, there being two appeals
for commutation of death sentences
for argument and one held under ad
visement, and then withdrew to at
tend the meeting of the Constitu
tional Revision Commission.
A number of arrests for the shoot
ing of young deer without horns and
does will probably be made at the
instance of the State Game Commis
sion as the result of discoveries of
carcasses of animals b>s. State game
protectors. In several counties a
number of hunters believed by the
game wardens to have been inex
perienced shot at any deer they saw.
In some instances men charged with
shooting does pleaded mistakes and
paid the fines.
The Public Service Commission,
which has 90 jitney cases to hear in
Philadelphia on Friday, has listed
4 0 applications for State certificates
for snob vehicles for hearing in
Philadelphia on January 9.
Big Passenger Ships
and Many Freighters Are
Held Up by Rough Seas
New York, Dec. 17. —A dozen
large passenger liners and scores of
freighters, several days overdue
here, are being held up by rough
seas, high winds and fog, accord
ing to wireless reports telling of re
duced speed made necessary by two
storms which have swept across the
Atlantic in the last ten days.
After having fought their way
through the storms, several craft
have run into thick weather off the
coast, as a result of which the
freighter Grangepark grounded oft
Long Island and the liner Carmania
is in Halifax undergoing repairs re
sulting from collision with another
vessel.
Among liners overdue are the
Rotterdam, Baltic, Veronica. Car
mania, Royal George, Lafayette,
Bergensfjord, Vasari, Europa, and
Antonio Lopez.
Smith Undergraduates
Pledge $20,000 Fund
Xortknmpton, Mass., Dec. 17. To
support the Smith College >4,000,000
Endowment Fund campaign which
opens January 17, the undergraduates
at a meeting here pledged themselves
to obtain >20,000 for the Fund this
year. Brought into direct contact
with the needs of their college, the
undergraduates emphasizes the ne
cessity of giving the teaching staff
at least a 50 per cent, salary increase,
r.nd of building several dormitories to
relieve the present crowded housing
ccnditions.
The undergraduates, it is pointed
out. are fully conscious of the possi
bilities of a higher education, and its
practical application.
MISSION WORKERS MEET
New Cumberland, Pa., Dec. 17.
The Missionary Society of St. Paul's
Lutheran Church held a meeting at
the home of Mrs. Rockey in Bridge
street last night.
HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH
MILLIONS BID
FOR STATE ROADS
Largest Offering Ever Made
Submitted Yesterday; Bids
Being Tabulated Now
Low bids received for construction
of State highways on 41 contracts by
Highway Commissioner Lewis S.
Sadler yesterday aggregated more
than $6,500,000 and several days
will probably be required before
awards can be made. The State of
fered 51 contracts, covering more
than 14 7 miles, the largest offering
ever made in the country, it is be
lieved, but no bids were received on
nine and one contract was with
drawn.
The work is located in 28 coun
ties, some having three sections,
notably Elk, Westmoreland, Fay
ette and others, and it is the plan
to have work started in the spring.
The contracts on which land bids
were made were:
Allegheny county, Forward town
ship, 10,453 feet from Elizabeth
borough: Foster-Warfng Construc
tion Co., Pittsburgh, $136,081.30.
Armstrong county, Kiskiminetas
township, 10,610 feet: Summit Con
struction Co., Akron. 0.. $119,882.90.
Beaver county. North Sewickley
township, 5,443 feet from Zelienople;
W. S. Morrison, New Brighton, $55,-
939.90.
Beaver county, Daugherty and
New Sewickley townships, 13.592
feet: S. B. Markley, Rochester, Pa.,
$150,770.95.
Beaver county, Daugherty and
Daugherty townships, 12,062 feet,
from Rochester: Samuel Gamble
Co., Carnegie, $189,920.60.
Beaver county. Center township, 5.-
200 feet, from Monica: M. J. Sstin
lon, New Castle, $96,178.80.
Berks county. Earl and Amity,
Colebrookdale and Oley townships,
29,100 feet: Weller Construction Co.,
Inc., Washington, D. C„ $221,128.35.
Berks county, Tilden and Upper
Bern townships, 14,850 feet, near
Shartesville: Bennett and Randall
Lebanon, $105,852.18.
Butler county, Fairvlew township,
16,133 feet: M. J. Scanlon, New
Castle, $221,016.40.
Butler county, Conoquessing town
ship, 31,663 feet: C. E. Walter, But
ler, $316,042.30.
Carbon county, Lehigh township,
23,420 feet: Osbofne Morgan,
Wilkes-Barre, $232,607.28.
Centre county, Bellefonte borough,
1,720 feet: Frank Murphy, Altoona,
$38,783.98.
Centre county. State College bor
ough, 5.326 feet: Leo M. Kelley,
Brooklyn, N. Y„ $154,878.45.
Chester county, London and Bri
tain townships, 11,523 feet extending
from Franklin and London-Britian
township, line: Winston & Co.,
Pottstown, $94,892.40.
Clearfield county, Wallaceton bor
ough, Boggs and Bradford town
ships, 39,911 feet: Warren Broth
ers Co., Boston, Mass., $415,450.90,
. Delaware county, Thornbury town
ship, 10,700 feet from Cheney to
Thornton: Sutton & Corson, Ocean
City. N. J„ $92,829.10.
Elk county, Ridgway township, 7,-
543 feet: Miller Construction Co.,
Punxsutawney, $95,964.25.
Elk courtty, St. Mary's borough,
3,169 feet: C. A. McDonald, Du-
Bols, $42,620.83.
Elk county, Horton and Ridgway
townships, 25,563 feet: Warren
Brothers Co., Boston, Mass., $285,-
721.15.
Erie county. Mill Creek township,
10,600 feet: Charles H. Frey Con
struction Co., Erie, $70,527.43.
Erie county, Girard township and
Flatea borough, 21,268 feet: Charles
H. Fry Construction Co., Erie, $164,-
270.31.
Erie county, Greene township, 21,-
109 feet: Summit Construction Co.,
Akron, 0., $193,399.14.
Fayette county, Fayette City, 960
feet: Lawrence Schultz & Son, Fre
donia, N. Y., $14,751.75.
Fayette county. Henry Clay town
ship, 5.475 feet from National Pike
to Markleysburg borough: Petriello
Brothers Co., South Brownsville,
$66,072.20.
Fayette county, German township,
4,889 feet: Petriello Brothers Co.,
South Brownsville, $54,105.60.
Favette county. Perry township,
15,323 feet: Thomas Arrigo, Charl
eroi, *161,608.30
Green county, Center township,
12.581 feet: E. E. Morris and J.
Itilev Hoffman, Waynesburg, *201,-
604."15.
Lawrence county, Scott township,
14,611 feet: Aronberg & McDonald,
New Castle, *135.000.40.
Lawrence county. North Beaver
township. 11,625 feet: MJ. Scanlon,
New Castle, *124,956.97.
Montgomery county, Hatfield and
Towamencin townships, 8,586 feet
near Lansdale: Fish Rutherford,
Inc., Philadelphia, *73,007.95.
Northampton county, Palmer
township, 15,000 feet from Easton to
Tatamy: Smith McCormick Co. &
Mclnerney & McNeal, Inc., Easton,
*165,526.20.
Northampton county, 31,200 feet
from Bath to Northampton borough:
Arthur McMullen Co., Philadelphia,
*231,883.20.
Northumberland county, Ralpho
township, 18,14 0 feet from Elysburg
to Paxinos: Fiss & Christiano, Sha
mokin Dam, *171,630.90.
Potter county. Shingle House town
ship, 8,358 feet: Chenango Con
struction Co., Syracuse, N. Y., *89,-
894.02.
Somerset county, Jenner township.
5.900 feet: Frank H. Zeigler, Som
erset, *48.447.70.
Susquehanna county, Oakand bor
ough, 3,844 feet: Michael Barber,
Bir.ghamton, N. Y., *38,352.20.
Tioga county, Westfield borough,
6,280 feet: N. J. DeLong, Williams
port. *78,017.20.
Warren county, Warren borough,
2.080 feet: James P. Morrissey,
Dunkirk, N. Y., *39,656.50.
Westmoreland county, Salem and
Unity township, 9,184 feet: Mc-
Grady Brothers Co., Braddock, *139,-
195.35.
Westmoreland county, Derry town
ship, 32,047 feet: McGrady Broth
ers Co., Braddock, *413,866.50.
Westmoreland county, Belmont
borough, Hempfleld, Salem and
Washington townships, 57,688 feet:
Warren Brothers Co., Boston, Muss.,
*668,985.87.
Bridges
Armstrong county. Parks and Gil
pin townships: Farris Engineering
Co.. Pittsburgh, $9,877.37.
Berks county, Union township:
O. B. S. Co., Philadelphia, *31,157.04.
Bucks county. Falls township:
O. B. S. Co., Philadelphia, *24,-
377.17.
Bucks county. Falls township: O.
B. S. Co., Philadelphia, *28,540.90.
SAVES WOMAN AND BABIES
Phila., Dec. 17. —A woman and
her two children, one an infant, es
caped death from suffocation yester
day when they were carried from
their emoke-fllled home by Thomas
Hayes.
The woman is Mrs. Hugh O'Netl,
who lives net to a stable at 2616
North Hope street, which burned to
day with two horses. Damage was
*2,600.
Use McNeil's Cold Tablets. Adv.
ASKS ALL TO AID
IN H.C.L. FIGHT
Palmer Pledges Full Power of
His Department Against
the Profiteers
Chicago, Dec. 17.—Attorney Gen
, eral Palmer pledges the full power
of the Department of Justice in the
' prosecution of hoarders and profi
! teers. In a tnlk in which he out
lined to 4/00 city officials and club
j women of Illinois the program of
| his department In combatting the
high cost of living, he made a plea
for the assistance of every man and
woman In the country in a national
fight against high prices.
Explaining the plan of action,
whereby fair price committees In
every community become agents of
the Federal Government in enforc
ing its decrees. Mr. Palmer laid
down a program of five conserva
tions. They are:
Organization of fair price com
mittees in every city and county,
backed by mayors and prosecuting
attorneys, with the committees sup
porting United States district attor
neys.
Organizaion of women to refuse
to buy anything but actual neces
sities until prices come down.
Holding of "conservation" and
economy meeting In every com
munity under the auspices of civic
bodies.
Influence of mayors and prose
cutors to be brought to bear on the
warring element to prevent fac
tional disturbances in industry and
particularly to bring about an in
dustrial peace of at least six months'
duration.
Demobilization of the four min
ute men to deliver "work and save"
addresses in theaters each night.
"Despite all objections and ob
stacles, r propose to go through with
this campaign." Mr. Palmer de
clared. "If industrial conditions do
not get too bad during the next few
months, we can bring real relief."
Senator Harding, Ohio,
Candidate For President
Washington. Dec. 17. —Senator
Harding, of Ohio, has formally an
nounced his candidacy for the Re
publican presidential nomination in
1920. The announcement was made
in a letter to Clare Hughes, of
Piqua, Ohio, chairman of the Miami
County Republican Committee, au
thorizing the use of the Senator's
name in the choosing of delegates
to the National convention.
Senator Harding is the third Re
publican Senatjr to make known his
presidential aspirations. Senators
Poindexter. of Washington, and
Johnson, of California, already have
formally announced their candidacy
and a formal boom for Senator
Sutherland, of West Virginia, also
has been inaugurated.
In bis letter. Senator Harding
sorxns GOOD TO KF.ARXS
Sail Francisco, Dec. 17.—"Decoin's
statement certainly sounds like busi
ness." Ivearns said, "and there is
every prospect that he can make a
satisfactory deal."
Decoin's reply to his offer would
undoubtedly be sent to Los Angeles.
Kearns stated, so he would be un
able to learn the text until he reach
ed there Thursday.
According to Kearns. he has been
offered $250,000 by Billy Gibson, for
a Dempsey-Carpentier match in
Connecticut, and hoped Dominick
Tortorich, of New Orleans, would
offer $350,000 for a bout in that
city.
IF You Spend
ALL
The Money You Earn
Seal your gifts with
American Red Cross you will never have any reserve fund. Instead
Christmas Seals, which G f en vying people who have money, take out
are being sold here by the a mem bership in our Thrift Club and start
Pennsylvania Society for . . , . , , ~ .
the Prevent™ of Tuber- Saving When >™ u have ac q ulred thc hablt
culosis. You mav buy of thrift, which is another name for wise spend
them from us. i n g> earning, and saving, you will find that you,
too, will have begun to accumulate money.
And a sum invested wisely grows.
To join the Dauphin Deposit Thrift Club you
agree to-deposit a certain sum in the bank
cvc 7 wcc k f° r fifty weeks. At thc end of
f fV. fjj! IHljlj HF'ro'* that time you will receive a check for the
I i pplpj H |P amount deposited. With that check, or a part
SHjj ' J 1 Ijjljj f ®|'| ! g | of it, you can start an interest account in our
3ji| ''PiJ! || ]|l S ay i n g s Department. With such a start you
Join our club today in one of its three classes.
The weekly payments, with thc amounts arc:
$ .50 a week for 50 weeks, gets you $ 25.00
1.00 a week for 50 weeks, gets you 50.00
2.00 a week for 50 weeks, gets you 100.00
•MEMBER-FEDERAL-RESERVE-SYSTEM*
Bald he had 'no personal preference
in the matter." but gladly would co
operate In "making effective the
manifest wish of the Republicans of
the state." He added, however,
thnt he would announce no plat
form, as that was the duty of the
National convention. The Senator
said he would not make a personal
pre-convention campaign because It
would necessitate neglect of his
Senate duties.
Underwood Defends
the Railroad Bill
Washington, Dec. 17.—The rail
road bill was defended yesterday by
Senutor Underwood, Democrat, Ala
bama, who asserted that In the main
it was "a splendid, conservative
bill," which he believed would meet
the situation.
Senator Underwood insisted that
Congress must legislate without de
lay or else endanger the entire
transportation system of the coun
try.
"I do not believe it possible," said
the Alabama senator, "to- return the
roads under present conditions
without danger to the business in
terests of the country unless there
is remedial legislation."
Taking note of the contention that
tll% bill would increase freight rates,
Senator Underwood declared there
FLORIDA
United States Railroad Administration announces
improved train service from New York,
Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington to
Florida for the Winter Tourist Season.
Via ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD Via SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILROAD
N..SS No. 83 No. 8) No. 3 No. 1
L .tow York :ISAM 2:04 PM S:JS PM L Nror York (Po RR) 12:30 AM 244 PM
Lo Wort rkilo4elku 11:30 AM 4:17 PM I0:5S PM I, Wool Phil.Oolpkio 3:20 AM 4:17 PM
LoßoMmt* 2:00 PM 0:30 PM 1:27 AM L Bohnorc 0:05 AM 0:10 PM
LoW.Amtt 3:15 PM 9:00 PM 3:15 AM LT W.Aiodool WS-RFtP RR) 0.50 AM 7:SOPM
Ar 3:15 PM 0:30 PM 8:30 A„t Ar Jocktooville (SAL RR) 0:55 AM 8:10 PM
ArTotwo 12:30 AM 7:4S AM 845 PM Ar T.iopt 7:45 PM 7:00 AM
ArSt. Petervborr 9:00 AM 9:35 PM Ar Si. Folentmrf 10.30 PM 9:45 AM
ArMioroi 5:38 AM 12:18 PM 11:59 PM Ar Mi.i 12:18 PM
A.Ke>Wt 11:28 AM (:00 PM Ar Ke, Wt 8:00 PM
No. 85 carries sleepers New York to Key West end Tamp*. No. 1 carries sleepers New York to Savannah, Miami and
Washington to Charleston and Jacksonville. Dining car service. Tampa.
C °No h Maries sleepers New York to Jacksonville and St. Now York • nd Washington to
Petersburg. and from Washington to Charleston. Jacksonville and 1 '
Tampa. Dining car service. Coach service. Coach service.
No. 89 carries sleeper New York to Jacksonville. Coach service. Dining car service.
Special Winter Excursion Fare Tickets on Sale Daily, With Limit to May 31, 192 a Liberal
Stop-over Privileges. For further information call on any Ticket Agent or write:
Travel Bureau, Travel Bureau,
143 Liberty Street, H2 Healey Bldg,
New York City. Atlanta, Ca.
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DECEMBER 17, 1919.
would be an increase even if the
Government held the roads.
Senutor Stanley, Democrat, Ken
tucky. concluding his address be
gun Monday, declared the anti
strike provision tied a millstone
around the neck of the bill and
made its enforcement Impossible.
-Middletown
Current Of! Because of
Ice in River; Car Plant
Is Compelled to Close
The local car plant was closed yes
terday. having no electric current be
cause of the Ice on the river.
The members of the Rescue Hose
Company will hold a turkey supper
in their hose house on Wednesday
evening. December 31.
Mrs. Barbara Horst entertained the
S- C. Club at her home on East Main
street, serving refreshments to the
following: Mrs. John Selser, Mrs. Ade
line Brenneman, Mrs. Joseph Eber
sole, Mrs. A. T. Atkinson, Mrs. Charles
Wade and Mrs. George Selser.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary A.
Shilcy, which were to be held Friday
afternoon, will bo held Instead on Sat—
uiday afternoon at I.SO o'clock.
M. G. Wltman. who purchased tha
grocery store of J. E. F. Hartmao.
Ann street, will discontinue using th
wagons and has purchased a two-toa
auto truck.
Charles White, aged 46, who was a
former resident of town, but has been,
living with his parents, Mr. and Mm
T. A. White, at Lawn, died at that
place on Monday. He is survived by
two children, his parents and tWo
brothers. Funeral services will bo
held on Thursday morning at \lO
o'clock, from the home of his cousin,
Mrs. Jennie Novlnger, North Union
street, town. The Rev. Fuller Berg
strcsser, pastor of the St. Peter's
Lutheran Church, will officiate. Bur
ial will be made in the Mlddletown
Cemetery.
The Girl Scouts held a meeting at
the home of Miss Louise Hanna, Wa
ter street, last evening, and decided
to sell several dolls.
DOCS GUARD WOMAN'S BODY
I'lifln., Dec. 17.—Miss Ida Balzley,
55 years old, who lived alone here,
was found dead In her kitchen Mon
dny night. Two dogs stood guard
over the body and snarled at the
police.
ENTERTAINS AT NEW MARKET
New Cumberland, Pa., Dec. 17.
Miss Ruth Stable entertained the
King's Daughter Sunday school at
her home In New Market last night.
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