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NEW YORK AND CHIC A 4CI
VOLUME I — No. 7.
Allies Unable to Impress
the German Lines
KAISER'S FOE LOSES IN EAST
RUSSIANS SAY ITALY
COULD END THE WAR
COMMANDEERING HORSE FOR ARMY
Copwrlght, 1914, by American Press Association.
British soldiers seized horses wherever they were found, taking them f ■ > . ; lie shafts when necessary.
Petrograd, (St. Petersburg)
Sept. 18—All of the Russian news
papers today follow up yester
day's suggestions with emphatic
demands that Italy join in the war
on the side of the allies. It is
pointed out, in plainly inspired ar
ticles, that were Italy to immedi
ately enter in the conflict such ac
tion would compel Austria to
abandon Germany and sue for im-
The result of this would be, the
papers point out, that the German
people would at once realize the
futility of continuing to fight. The
German government, the articles
say, has withheld from the Ger
man people all knowledge of It
aly's attitude, and has apparently
endeavored to create the impres
sion that Italy is merely waiting
the right moment to range herself
on Germany's side.
BELIEVE ITALY WILL
ENTER WORLD WAR
BEFORE MONTH ENDS.
London, Sept. 18—In a dispatch
from Paris, the correspondent of
the Daily Telegraph says that the
Diphtheria in the County Jail.
Albert aged 14, and Dorothy,;
aged 10, son and daughter of Sher
iff and Mrs. George 11. Jeffries, are
seriously ill with diphtheria and
the residence part of the jail has
been placed under a strict quaran
tine. The two children have been
ill for several days and Thursday
evening the sickness was pro
nounced diphtheria, |
Saw Mill Purchased.
Sherman Smith and Merle En-!
gle, who recently purchased the
sawmill outfit of Charles Ewing.
of this place, have a contract with
the Indiana Improvement Co. for
the cutting of 100 acres of timber
on Yellow creek. The lumber will
be used in constructing the new
tipples and other buildings at the
new eoal town, about six miles up
the creek from Homer City.
Italian reservists in the French
capital have been called for Sept.
28. They believe the correspond
ent says, that this means Italy's
entrance into the war.
Berlin, via The Hague, Sept. 18
—ln an official statement issued
by the German general staff this
afternoon it was announced that,
while the great battle now raging
in France is still undecided, there
are evidences of German gains and
indications that the Frence offen
sive is weakening.
Berlin, via The Hague, Sept. 18
—The war oflPce statement issued
today admits the German lines arc
being subjected to enormous
pressure, bul declares they are
holding fast It says:
•'The battle in France along the
new lines occupied by our force
rages with uninterrupted ferocity.
The only advantage that has been
gained by our forces during the
last two days has been the repulse
of several French attacks in force.
"We are, however, holding in
tact all of the important positions
Colemans Buy Farm.
Max and Elder Coleman, of this
place, have purchased from the
Rochester & Pittsburg Coal Com
pany. what is known as the John
Nealer farm in White township.
The farm contains about 167 acres
and the consideration was $2,200.
Max Coleman will remove to the
farm this fall.
Pupil of Pope Benedict.
Joseph Delaiiore. a well-known j
Italian resident of Blairsville, re
lates interesting tales of his school
days in Italy, when Giaconio Del
la Chiesa was his teacher. Dela
fiore has been a resident of this
country for some years and was
much pleased to learn of the selec
tion of his former teacher as Pope
Benedict XV. School papers and
books are doubly prized by Dela
iiore because of the prominence of
•nri former teacher.
INDIANA, PA. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1914.
recently taken. The spirit of the
army is excellent and the work
of the German artillery, especial,
ly, is spreading havoc in the rankr
of the enemy.
''ln the east the German suc
cesses continue. We have driven
the enemy back at every point,
taking many prisoners and seve
ral guns. The Austrian forces, it
is announced in Vienna, have now
effected a junction at every point
and are driving the enemy back
from the Jaro-slav-Przmysl dis
Unofficially it is stated that the
French have been directing their
attention to the army of the crown
prince, which it is said has suffer
ed very heavy losses. However it
holds a position of enormous
strength and has repulsed every
attack. The German artillery, it
is explained, is causing enormous
losses to the French who have been
unable to make any impression on
the German positions at any point
The several attempts of the allies
to envelop the German right wing
have been repulsed with great
Mines Change Hands.
J. H. Salisbury, of Punxsutaw
liey, and John Harrington, of Ho
ratio. have purchased the Liston
mine at Listonburg. Somerset
county. The mines are situated
011 the B. & 0. railroad. Forty men
will be employed at the outset,
with both Salisbury and Harring
ton taking an active part in the
operation of the properly.
Faculty Corn Roast.
j The stern men and women, com
prising the faculty of the Indiana
j State Normal School, laid aside
cares Tuesday afternoon and
journeyed to Daughertv's bluff
, for their annual corn roast. When
it came to the eating of the corn
and the various other delicacies,
it developed that they were hu
mans such as we and had just as
j. :J a time. f
Among Our Friends
Miss Blanche White, of Kittan
ning, and George Caspar of Leech
burg. spent Sunday with the form
er's uncle, James White, of the
Miss Alice Smith, of North
Sixth street, has received word of
the serious illuess in a Charlottes
j ville, Ya., hospital of her sister.
Mrs. William Smitten.
Miss Zenia Cotterman. of Jean
nette, spent Tuesday with rela
tives in Indiana.
D. B. Taylor, Esq., was in Kit
tanning Tuesday trying a case be
fore the Armstrong county court.
Miss Gaynelle Work, of South |
Tenth street, left Wednesday for
a visit with Pittsburg friends.
Airs. Levison, of Rossiter, spent
Tuesday with her daughter, Miss!
Marie, at the Normal School.
Paul Buchanan, of South Elev-1
enth street, has gone to Mercers
burg, where he will enter the
Mr. and Airs. C. AI. AYortmau
and Air. and Airs. Harry AY. Fee.
town, motored to Punxsutawney ! <
on Thursday and attended the i
P. S. Cook, of New Roclielle, N. j
Y., has been in Indiana the past j
three weeks representing the Da- '
vis O. K. Baking Powder.
Luther Park has gone to Phila-T
delphia, where he will enter the 1 '
University of Pennsylvania. Aliss
Kathryne Park has gone to Flor j
ence, South Carolina, where she is j
music supervisor in the Florence
schools. The Parks are children I
of the Rev. and Mrs. J. C. N. Park
of East Locust street.
Airs. Albert Wiggins, of Sheloc
ta, is visiting at the home of her
uncle, Robert Lowry, on Railroad •
Alisses May Scott and Alary Pal
mer have departed for a month's
sojourn in the east.
Joseph AYilson, of South Sev
enth street, has entered Pennsyl-!
vania State College for the com- !
Air. and Airs. Ilarold Scott have
gone to Ann Arbor, Alieh.. where j
"Scotty" is an instructor of Eng-|
lisli in the University.
Aliss Alargaret Giles, who had
been visiting at the home of Airs, j
Sarah Young, on South Seventh
street, has returned to her home!
! in Spangler. i
i Among the Indiana people at
tending the Punxsutawney fair on ■
Thursday were: Joseph AA'elte
roth. Air. and Airs. Frank Sloan
Airs. Lisle Galbreath and her sis- j
ter, Aliss Alargaret Scott, Air. and
; Airs. Pilkington. and Air. and Airs
AY. F. Neff.
James Speedy Property Sold.
The James Speedy property on
North Eighth street was sold at
Sheriff's sale to Airs. James R.
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IE FBRRI RETURN FROM ITMT
Rev. Emilio Karri, of Ernest
- who left this county the lattei
> part of June for Italy, arrived it
Indiana Thursday night.
Talking about the Europeai
situation, he said: "When I go 1
in Naples a few days before sail
ing, posters were hung up every
where in the city, warning passen
gers from 18 to 32 years of age
; that they were not allowed to sail
"The American Consulate was
I Hooded with American immi-
"Second class cabin passengers
paid as low as $2OO and those of
i first cabin as high as $lOOO with
| out any exaggeration whatsoever.
"I had a hard time to board the
i steamer San Guglielmo. even if I
was furnished with the require
ments, such as the passport.
"When we reached Gibraltar
owing to the fact that the steam
er was over-crowded some Ameri
cans wanted to land on the Brit
ish Rock, but later they decided
to pursue the journey.
"The ocean was calm and New
York was reached after eleven
and one-half days."
Rev. Farri gained nearly 10 lbs.
while in Europe. He will take
charge of the Ernest Catholic
church next week.
Young Attorney Wins Several
Cases for the Commonwealth
During the absence on Wednes
day of District Attorney W. F.
Elkin, who was attending the fu
neral of a relative in Smicksburg
the Commonwealth eases at the
September term of court were in
charge of Elbie E. Creps, Esq., Mr.
Elkin's law partner. This was Mr.
Creps first appearance as a prose
cutor and aside from a little natu-,
ral timidity at being suddenly
called to the duty ,made a most
favorable, impression in the secur
ing of the first verdict for the
P. R. R. Changes Local Schedule.
The P. R. R. changed their local
schedule last Tuesday morning
No notice was given to the public
and the the result Tuesday morn
ing was that a number of passen
gers missed the train.
The early train now leaves at
6:05. The Indiana passengers
were not the only ones disappoint
ed, as a like condition prevailed
all along the branch.
The train due here at 8 10 now
arrives at 8:06. There are to more
changes in time until the last train
in the evening. The train that
formerly left at 7:50 p. m. now
leaves at 7:45.
There are no important change (
on the main line and the passen
gers from Indiana will make th<*
' same connections as heretofore.
List of Letters
Remaining uncalled for in the
I Indiana postoffice Sept. 12, 1914:
Samuel Barcus, Gionni Fausto.
j J. 11. Fagan, O. A. Gilmore, Sam
uel Gruber, Henry Houk, G. Wild
ley Lloyd, Margaret Long. Charles
Marshall, John Über, Mrs. Stella
Wgrusa. Miss Myrtle Wilson.
When inquiring for letters in
this list please state that they
| wore advertised, giving date.
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ALL THE NEWS FOR
ALL THE PEOPLE.
HAVE VOL SUBSCRIBED?
Go tc South America
I on a Wedding Trip
' r Attorney Ernest Taylor Stew
n art, of South Seventh street, ami
; Miss Caroline Carman Daugherty,
11 of Church street, were united in
t marriage at the home of the
1- bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
r - M. Daugherty, at 5:30 o'clock on
i- Tuesday evening. The ceraony
e was performed by the Rev. Sam
i. uel G. Wilson and was witnessed
sly only the members of the farni
- lies. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart left
Tuesday evening for New York
s City, from which place they sail
f for South America to spend a
-1 month. The bride graduated
. from Smith College in 1013 and
was a teacher in the Indiana pub
lic schools last year. Mr. Stewart
is a graduate of Princeton Univer
sity and has been practicing law
in this place for several years.
Farewell Party for
Local Telephone Girl.
In anticipation of her approach
ing departure for Juniata College,
where she will enroll as a special
student. Miss Irene Jacoby was
i tendered a farewell party at the
Jacoby home Wednesday evening
by her fellow operators in the lo
cal office of the Huntingdon and
! Clearfield Telephone Co.. and their
The farewell party was compos
-led of Misses Irene Jacoby, the
honor guest, Sarah and May Lew
is, liess Frederick, Effie Van Horn,
Lulu MeGaughey, Anna Laney,
Martha Frederick, Margaret
Fleming, Grace Barbour and Nell
I Harris, and Messrs. Victor Mc-
Michael, Charles Simpson, Wil
liam McGregor, Ralph Lewis, Jo
seph King and George Schuller.
Restaurants Raise Prices.
Owing to the high price of pro
visions all the restaurants of In
diana have been compelled to raise
the price of meals to 35 ccuts.
WANTED —Boy to learn print
ing trade; must be active. In
quire at this office.
FOR RENT—Four rooms. In
quire at 524 Church street.
WANTED—3 furnished rooms
for young couple. Inquire at this
Psalms Not Barred.
The other evening Miss V., a maiden
lady of uncertain years, suspecting the
| cook was entertaining her benu down
stairs, called Martha and inquired
whether she did not hear some one
talking with her.
"Oh, no, ma'am!" cried the quick wit
ted Martha. "It wag only me singing
"Very good." returned Miss Y. sig
nificantly. "You may amuse yourself
j with psalms, but let's have no turns."
Building For Earthquakes.
In the seismic districts of Italy all
new buildings are being erected under
strict supervision with respect to their
ability to resist earthquake shocks.
Professor Omori, the Japanese author
[ ity, has estimated that 99.8 per cent
of the deaths In the great Messina
earthquake of 3908 would have been
. prevented if the buildings had been
For Baby's Bath.
5 If the baby is afraid of the water
. and cries and screams when taking his
bath buy several prettily colored cork
"bobbers" such as fishermen use.
l Throw these in the bathtub and baby
will be so busy trying to catch them
that he will forget to be afraid of his
morning bath and will even learn to
like it.-Mntb r's Magazine.