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VOLUME I. —No. 9.
FRENCH SURROUND 4,000 GERMANS
VIOLENT FIGHT TURNS
ENEMY'S RIGHT WING,
SAYS PARIS STATEMENT
ADVANCE IN WOEVRE REGION REPORTED BY GEN. JOFFRE
BELGIAN SOLDIERS FIRING FROM TRENCHES.
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London, Oct. 2—(3:31 a. m.) —
A Berlin dispatch to the Reuter
Telegram Company, byway of
"Official headquarters this ev-
ening announces that the heights
of Roye and Fresnoy-Le-Grand.
northwest of Novon, were taken
September 30. South of St. Mih
j el French attacks from Toul were
repulsed Thursday, with severe
losses to the French. The attack
on Antwerp continues successful
ly. The situation in the eastern
war theater remains unchanged.
London, Oct. I—A Paris dis
patch to the Daily Telegraph
"A fight is proceeding on one
part of the allies' left resembling
that at Paardeberg in the South
African war. Nearly 4,000 Ger
mans are in the same plight as
Gen. Cronje was. They are com
pletely surrounded by French
troops in some quarries where
they are cut off from all hope of
rejoining their division and are
The war information bureau
made it known today that Indian
troops were landed in France last
Friday. The point of landing was
not revealed, but it is presumed
that the troops disembarked at
French Report Advance North-
Paris, Oct. 1—(11:05 p. m.)—
The following official announce
ment was issued tonight:
"This evening there is nothing
of particular importance to de
scribe except in the region of Ro
ve (on the Frnech left wing),
where a violent action has suc
cessfully turned in our favor, and
in the Argonne, where we have
made progress at several new
"The general situation remains
The following chief official com
munication was given out here this
"There has been 110 modifica
tion of the- general situation. We
THE PA TRIOT
have, nevertheless, made progress
on our left, to the north of the
Somrne, and on our right, in the
Southern Woevre district."
Another German General Killed.
Berlin, Oct. I—(via1 —(via The Hague
and London) —The thirty-eighth
German casualty list, made public
today, contains about 8,000 names
It includes three major generals,
one killed and two wounded. Maj.
Gen. Seherbening was killed,
while Maj. Gen. Emil Ilenigst was
slightly and Maj. Gen. Reuter was
Another British Ship Sunk.
Callao, Peru, Oct. I—The1 —The Kos
mos steamer Marie arrived here
today with the crew of the British
steamer Bankfields which was
sunk by the German cruiser Leip
sig off Eten, Peru. The crew of
the Bankfields appealed to the
British consul here in the hope of
obtaining their liberty . The men
said that their ship carried a car
go of sugar valued at $500,000.
Denies Turkey Report.
London. Oct. I—The1 —The foreign of
fice issued a statement tonight,
saying that the report published
in London today asserting that
the situation between Turkey and
Great Britain and her allies was
critical, was not authorized and
did not represent the views of the
Germans Sink 27 Steamers
London, Oct. 1 Eighteen
steamers of an aggregate tonnage
of 29,581 were sunk by German
warships during September, ac
cording to a Board of Trade re
port. while nine steamers were
destroyed by mines in the North
Sea in the same period. 75 dives
Austria to Pay Italy.
Rome, Italy (byway of LOll
- don), Oct. I—The1 —The Austrian gov
ernment has replied to the Italian
protest against the floating min
INDIANA, PA. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1914.
in the Adriatic sea. Austria de
plores the sinking of Italian ves
sel z and promises to take meas
-cs to remove the menace to
shipping and to fully indemnify
the families of the victims.
It is reported that Italy de
mands an indemnity from Austria
ROSSITER DOG HAD RABIES
Many Dogs Are Killed and Others
in Town Quarantined
The dog that went on a rampage
at Rossiter last Friday was suf
fering from rabies, according to
word received from Dr. Renthsch
ler, of Punxsutawney, from the
State Health Department, and a
quarantine on a dozen dogs that
were bitten was straight way es
tablished by Dr. Renthschler.
The canine started on its mad
dash about town during the night
and before its life was ended by a
bullet it had bitten many dogs.
Fifteen dogs that A\*ere known to
be in contact with the animal were
at once shot and quarantine was
established upon a dozen other
The State Health Department,
to which the head of the dog was
sent, reports that the test showed
a well developed case of rabies.
As far as could be ascertained no
persons were bitten.
Burned by Carbide.
An employe of a carnival com-,
pany showing at Lucerne this
week was probably fatally burn
ed about 10 o'clock Wednesday
morning, when a tank of carbide
exploded. He was burned about
the face, head and hands and it is
thought that he inhaled the dead
ly fumes. He is under the care of
a physician who says that his re
covery is a matter of extreme j
Blew Off Top of Head.
Frank Straightwell was in
stantly killed at Knoxdale, near
Punxsutawney, at 5:30 yesterday
afternoon, when a shot exploded
in the coal facing in which he was
working, and his head was blown
[fie in Finds
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Pietro Mollicone, of Ernest, who
was arrested in the Indiana Post
office by an inspector from the
Povstoffiee Department at "Wash
ington, while he was lifting a let
ter not belonging to him, was tried
before the Federal Court at Erie
last Saturday, under a charge of
using the mails to defraud.
I The jury returned a verdict late
rthat day of "not guilty." Molli
:cone was released, but later rear
rested on tin* charge of lifting an
other icticr at llie .Chambers villi*
postoffiee, belonging to G. Monre
ale, of that place. He was taken j
to Pittsburg and there last Wed
nesday was given a hearing before
the United States Commissioner '
where he was found guilty and j
held for November court.
SECOND WEEK OF COURT
Somerset County Judge Is Assist
ing Judge Telford This Week
Judge Ruppel, of Somerset
county, is assisting Judge S. J.
Telford in conducting the second
Aveek of civil court. The ease of
J Frank Miller and others against
Freeman Wilkinson and others, in
regard to a dispute in the title to
a lot of ground in Blairsville, has
been on trial before Judge Telford
ifesinee Monday. A number of ex
pert civil engineers have been
heard on the part of the plaintiff.
Before Judge Ruppel, the ease
of trespass, with M. C. Watson, as
the defendant, is being heard.
Gen. Harry White Honored.
Gen. Harry White, of Indiana,
has been notified by Adjutant Gen
eral Geo. J. Newman, of Des-
Moines, lowa, of his appointment
by National Commander D. J. Pal
mer. G. A. R. of lowa, to the office
of Attorney General of the Nation
al Association. This honor comes
to General White unsolicited. lie
was unaware of being considered
for the offiee until he received na
tice of his appointment. He will
accept and will enter upon his of
ficial duties at once.
List of Letters
Remaining uncalled for in the
Indiana office September 26, 1914:
Mrs. Lena Able, G. J. Adams.
Miss Dorothy Beaver, Miss Annie
Burkholder, Dr. T. D. Davis, Mr.
Gaston. Miss Mary Gibson.
Sim Long, Missßetz McCreery.
Mrs. Richtenbaek, I. B. Win I
When inquiring for letters in
this list please state that they were
advertised, giving date.
HARRY W. FEE, P. M.
Recreation Hall Overcrowded
Owing to the unusually large at- (
tendance at the Normal School
and the crowded condition of Rec
reation Hall, the authorities of the
school feel compelled to announce
that only members of the faculty,
students in actual attendance at
the school, and house guests, can
be admitted to the Saturday night
dances given in the school, except
ffcy special invitation.
Bliss is film Rendi
, For Big Reoubllcon Boll)
Blairsville, Oct. I—One of tin
greatest rallies ever held in this
section will be the Republicar
gathering to be held in this place
011 Friday, October 9. Specia
trains will be run from Indiana
Vandergrift and Latrobe to bring
in delegations to hear Dr. Martin
. O. Brumbaugh. United States Sen
ator Boies Penrose and other Rc
publieans. Dr. Brumbaugh and
Senator Penrose will arrive at this
place at 12:51 on the afternoon of
Friday, October !). and will spend
the afternoon in a tour of Blairs
ville and an automobile visit to
the Columbia Plate Glass plant.
BOY WAS KILLED
William M. McPherson. aged 45
| years, a native of Canoe township.
I this county, was almost instantly
killed Tuesday morning at 8:00
o,clock' when a motorcycle he was
learning to ride, skidded and
threw him against a pole near
Clinton and Locust streets. Johns
town. McPherson died before he
reached the Memorial hospital. He
had left his home only a few min
utes before his wife received the |
word of the accident.
McPherson was a resident of!
near Rochester Mills until five j
years ago, when he removed to
Johnstown. He was employed at
the No. 4 boiler house of the Cam
bria Steel Company. He leaves ai
wife. Mrs. Clara Schultz McPher-1
son, also a native of Canoe town
ship, and one son, Blair Emmett
Funeral services were held at
the McPherson home on Thursday j
afternoon and interment was
made in Grandview cemetery, i
Normal Opens New Ambulatory, j
Last Saturday night, with the
intonation of the "Spirit of Indi-;
ana," the Conseivatory orchestra,
directed by Prof. H. E. Cogswell,
opened the program in connection
with the formal dedication of the
new ambulatory at the Normal
Under the brilliant electric
lights a sea of charmingly dress
ed young ladies were seen danc
! ing. Under the new arcades were
distinguished representatives of
the city's wealth and fashion.
The once Recreation Hall has
changed wonderfully; on each
side of the arches, medallions, rep
resenting History and Art, were
Many characteristic dances like
the "Paul Jones" and "Virginia
Reel", took place, and all togeth
er it was a joyful event. The dance
closed at 10 o'clock.
"i The trustees of the institution
a few invited guests from Indiana
and many from out of town wen
t S. W. Rose Buys Home.
i S. F. "Warner sold his property
t on "Water street to S. "W. Rose fo
t 8(5.500. Mr. Rose has occupied th
property for the past two years.
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ALL THE PEOPLE.
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I Women Hurt
in Auto Wreck
e : WERE ON WAY TO
n Two women were injured and
e others had a narrow escape in an
j automobile accident near Dixon
ville Wednesday. The injure*!
u I Airs. W. D. Bash, of
Airs. George T. Buchanan, of bi
j diana, shoulder and face cut and
The women were members of an
j automobile party ou their way to
attend a convention at East Ma
) honing Baptist church. When a
short distaneef rom the church a
J tire burst, causing the machine to
turn suddenly. Airs. Bash aud
Airs. Buchanan were thrown out.
i Airs. Bash falling upon her shoul
der. She was taken to the Dixois
ville hospital, where the injury
was dressed, and was brought to
her home in Indiana on Wednes
AMONG OUR FRIENDS
Aliss Laura Myers and Miss
Ella Thompson left yesterday for
a week's visit in Pittsburg.
Wilmer Brickley, who pitched
tor Normal last year, returned to
I Normal this week for the year's
Robert Henderson and wife have*
rented the furnished home of Alias
Agnes St. Clair, corner Ninth and
Air. and Airs. 11. Kleinstul), of
Creekside, motored to Punxsutaw
ney last Tuesday to attend the
Jewish services. _ <Vlij
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Female* Gaetano, of Ernest, re
turned from New York City last
Wednesday morning, where he
spent a week with relatives and
Air. and Airs. Albert S. Moor
head, of South Seventh street, are
attending the annual meeting of
the Pennsylvania State Editorial
Association in Pittsburgh.
Wilbur Laudenslager has re
turned to Indiana Normal, after a
short stay at a preparatory school
Dan Moore tried the big schools
at Valparaiso, Ind., and Evans
, ton, Ills., hut decided that Indiana
Normal was good enough for him.
Mr. and Airs. E. B. Campbell*
1 their son, Delos; Airs. C. B. Clark
and Airs. J. E. Keeler and daugb
-3 ter, Desire, spent Sabbath at the
home of Mr. Campbell's mother.
Airs. Af. J. Campbell, in Broofc
-1 ville. The trip was made to arid
from Brookville in the Campbell
i. Senior Hay Ride
a Some 200 members of the Senior
e class of the Normal went in hay
wagons to the Twolick Country
I Club Alonday morning, where they
held their annual picnic. The ever
watchful Juniors made their sa~
y periors' way as hard as they cotald
>r by felling several large trees and
le blockading the road about lis If u
mile from the club.