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Private Branch Exchante. • No. 24 5.-246
Monday. October 12, 1914.
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MOON S PHASES—
Full Moon, Ith: Last Quarter, 12th;
New Moon, 19th; First Quarter, 25th.
' F~*N WEATHER FORECASTS
\S3 Harrisburg and vicinity: Fair t
fflff AA night r cloudy N
KLr r much change n temperature.
Eastern Pennsylvania: Fair to-night
. t .J art I* cloudy. Gentle
S orate r. -rrh winds
YESTERDAY'S TEMPERATURE IN iARRISBURG
H gkes . LOWEST. •><>; S M. HI., S. Bp. Nt , 70.
In a recent talk to educators in Berks county Dr.
N, C. Schaeffer, Superintendent of Public Inst rue- I
tion. admonished teachers and others in the audi
ence to pay more attention to the greatness of
Pennsylvania's srreut men. and not to go out of their
way to e\u>l people and incidents of other states
while at "lie time r» luainitii: silent the big
men and srreat history of their own state.
Many tea-dier*. Or s dtaeffer said, teach the his- '
tory of other states aiul countries and never once j
to Pennsylvania. They often fail to tell their j
pupils that M>n»e of the greatest of historical events 1
oi-curi'd >II Pennsylvania soil during the Revolu
tionary War, and that in Pennsylvania waters the
greatest naval battle of the war of 1812 took place.
The dumping of the t>'a overboard in Boston that
led to the start of the Revolutionary War is ex
ploded lime nd again as the "Boston Tea Party,"
but. says Dr. > iiaeffer, it is not taught in Pennsyl
vania schools that before that cargo of tea was
taken to Boston an effort was made to la nil it in
Philadi iphia. and the ship owner only desisted ami
turned his ship down the bay and Bostonward when
tip un " : aii"s n' Philadelphia warned him that if
he attempted ti» land the tea they would tar and
< jet s .urg a!'! was fought on Pennsylvania
soil, continued Superintendent Schaeffer, and
Meadt a iVnnsylvariian, fought i'. The discoverer
of oxygen. Dr. Priestly, lies buried along the Sus- |
quetiauna shore in Northumberland. One of the ,
greatest paint rs this country over knew was Ben
jamin West, a native of Chester county. More vol
umes of ihe Bible have been pinted in Pennsylvania
than in any other state.
Dr. Sciiaeffer continued to cite many instances of
Pennsylvania's part iu history that are little known
and to mention name after name of eminent Penn- i
sylvanians whose names are uot constantly before 1
the people, but who were instrumental in making
this great commonwealth the power it is.
It is good advice to study up the history of- your
own state. Pennsylvania is rich in story and inci
dent, and her great men are numerous, and it is
regarding them that the younger generation should
be taught. "Study anil see Pennsylvania tirst"
ought to be the motto of every Pennsylvanian.
POSITION OF THE ATHLETICS IN THE RACE
A tremendous advantage has been gained by
Boston iu the race for th«' world's baseball cham
pionship titie in having won the tirst two games
from the Philadelphia Athletics on the latter s
grounds, but the Pennsylvania fans whose loyalty
is genuine will not abandon hope of Manager Connie
Mack's players finally triumphing.
As matters stood before the start of to-day's
contest. —the tirst to be played in the "Bean-eat
ers' " stronghold.—Boston had two victories to her
credit, while the Athletics hail none. Thus Boston
had the advantage not only of this big start to
ward piling up the four victories necessary- to clinch
the championship, but the additional advantage
that" rests on the fact that the next two games were
to be played on the home grounds amid friendly
rooters and with every outside encouragement to
Connie Mack's doughty athletes, therefore, when
they walked on the field to-day in the New England
metropolis, were confronted with the task of cap
turing at least one of the next two games, sched-,
HAftmSBFRO STAR-rN'DEPEKDENT, MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 12. 1914.
tiled to be played in the camp of the enemy, or!
yielding alt hope of winning the championship.
No one. however, acquainted with the record of a I
Mack baseball team, believes that even with the
discouragements confronting the Philadelphians. :
that the Athletics will display any disposition to
"quit" or, in the language of the diamond, to "lay
down." No one at all familiar with the spirit and
skill that always have characterized the members
of a team managed by t onnie Ma k believes for at;
instant that the Philadelphia nine will give up the,
struggle without baitliug to the very last inning of
the final contest to retain the baseball glory of the
The Mackmen now have an opportunity to prove
the mettle that all their loyal supporters believe
they possess. It is unusual to witness the Athleffcs
in a position where it is necessary for them to make
an uphill tight. It usually is the team opposing the
Philadelphians that must tight against the odds, but
no one doubts the American League champions will
do their level best when in the position of less ad
vantage. Then, if Boston triumphs, the Mack team
will gracefully yield the laurels ami take their de
feat in a sportsmen like way.
Boston will well deserve the championship lion- 1
ors If she can win them in the remaining games!
from a team of the kind that Connie Mack puts on I
the field, but she will have to keep on playing ret*
Three weeks from to-mcrrow the cam pat en suspense will
Here's hoping the \thleties will have a -egtilar tea party
m Boston, just to even things up.
We 'lave heard little about the chestnut blight this year .
anil the crop seems to be plentiful. j
.lust 4-1' years ago to-day Columbus made a diseovery !
which keeps many of us out of the great Kuropean war.
There has been nothing the matter with the Athletes'
fielding. Thus far it has been largely a matter of pitchers. :
and the veteran, of the Philadelphia team have been get- j
tmg their bumps.
TOLD IN LIGHTER VEIN
"Bobby." said the lady in the tube railway severely,
"why don't you get up and give your seat to your father! I
Doesn't it pain vou to see liini reaching for the strapf" !
"Not IU a train." said Bobby.—Answers.
NEVER CEASE FIRING
"Don't you and your wife ever contend fur the last i
"No." repUed M*. Meekten. glumly; "tuere isn't any '
"uch thing."—Washington Star.
FATHER A BRUTE
Mt Firth—"My husband is a perfect brute!"
Frieud—"You amaze me!"
Mrs Firth—"Yes. he is. Since the babv begau teething,
nothing will quipt the little angel but pulling papa's beard:
and —.would you believe it?—yesterday he went and ha<!
his beard shaved off!"— Brooklyn Kau'le
ODDS TOO GREAT
A Western horseman tells of a jockey at Windsor, across 1
the line from Detroit, who was recently indisposed.
"If I don't get rid of this cold soou." said the youngster. I
"I'll be a dead one."
"Didn't you see Dr. Spink? as I told you f" asked :i
"No; the sign on the door said 'lO to I.' and I wasu't ;
going to monkey with a loug shot like that."—Harper's.
"Why d'>es Wombat speak so frequently about his wife?
He praises her in the most extravagant terms. She mav
be a nice woman, but why drag her into the conversation
all the time?"
"It's a little idea of his in case she has a dictagraph
stuck around." —Louisville Courier-Journal.
A POINT IN COMMON
"When we were married we thought our tastes were con '
genial!" says she.
"Well," answered he, "they are. We both like to j
IT DIDN'T WORK
Seedy individual (stopping pedestrian I —"Pardon me.-
sir. but you look very much like a man I know."
Pedestrian—"lndeed! Well, you look like a man I don't
want to know. Good-day!"— Boston Transcript.
HOW TO DO IT
The man «ho wants h < money to go a long wax might
try taking a trip around the world.—Detroit Journal. j
He —"The trouble with the average married woman is 1
that she hagn't enough to do to keep her busy."
She —"No, not unless she has married a man to reform
THE BULLDOG BREED
Oflicer —"Now, my lad, do you know what you are placed ;
Recruit —"To prevent the henemy from landing, sir."
Officer —"And do you think that you could prevent him
landing all by yourself?"
Recruit —"Don't know, sir, I'm sure. But I'd have a
dam' good try!"— London Punch.
KEEPING DOWN THE DUST
She —"Why do authors always speak of a smile creeping
over the heroine's face?"
He—"Perhaps they're afraid that if it went any faster it
might kick up a dust."—Penn State Froth.
THEY REMEMBER IT
Bix—"You may depend upon it that your friend' won't
forget you as long a 9 you have money."
"Dix —"That's right; especially if you have borrowed
it from them." —Boston Transcript.
Wiiey—"George, just think what the neighbors will S av
when they hear that I do my own work!"
Hubby—"Whose work do you want to do!" Boston
Muggins—"l feel so sorry for Bjones. He's deaf as a
Buggins—"Oh, there are worse auctions than mere
Muggins—"Yes; but he has always been so fond of
i hearing himself talk."—New York Mail.
I Tongue-End Topics |!
Delavan Comet Rapidly Receding
The Delavan comet, twenty times as I
bright as Halley s. is -apidK- reced ag;
from new he-e, and is Uai.y putting
more than a q iarter of a million miles
of distance between it and the earth,;
according to local observers. It was'
closest to the earth Octiber 2 but on;
i account of the full ntoon and clou.iy |
weather during last week it could not
be satisfactory observed, greatly d ■<-
appointing many persons throughout
; the city. It was secu iast evening at
S.oO p. m. when it was stiil barely vis
ible to tiie naked eye and ha.i two
tails, each more thau five million m.les
long. It may be followed wih open
glasses or rield glasses for a week or'
ten days longer, until the moon iuaiu j
enters :he e\en;ng skv. It will be s.-en
j low down in the northwest some dis-1
tance below the outer end of the han
lo.le of the big dipper from about H.i'O ;
to ti.4.> p. m. A~ the comet i« trave.ing j
j southward, it must be looked for, furth !
er to the south, on subsequent evenings.!
| The head of the comet is nearly ttiO, '
000 miles in diameter.— abjut v two
I th riis of the distance from here to the
moon, and the tails, which are ra'.her
j difficult to make out, point upward an I
i to the right.
The Paxton's Historic Apparatus
In mentioning the ofd hose carriage I
• that was exhibited n the big firemen s|
: parade by the Paxtou Fire I'urepauy, J
; ihe Star Independent said through er j
ror that it hud been :e«cued from aj
•junk pile. This was not correct. When I
■ the I'axton company received its new;
j reel, nt'ier the oi l one from the'
time of its organization iu lS.'i!), the
j old reel was turned over to the late'
I Charles L, Bailey, at the Chesapeake
i works, to be used in cases of emergen*
lies when prompt action was necessary
ion an alarm uutil the city companies
; could respond. The old hose carriage
| has been kept for that purpose all these l
| years and was always ready for serv j
i ice. When the I'axton boys looked i
| about for their old apparatus to show!
it in the parade they naturally took I
back for that purpose the old hose car !
riage. borrowing it from the Central j
: Iron Works, w here it is still on dutv.
J and exhibited it iu the big parade, j
j \long with the eld hose carriage the |
j I axton Company al«o ha I in line the
; oldest active tire engine in the city, got I
jten by the company .n the early sixties :
and still ;n service and doing goo 11
Report on Unemployment
In a report on "The.Unemployment j
Problem. John Price Jackson, Penci l
sylvania Commissioner of Labor and,
Industry, says that in 80- manufac
turing plants in Pennsylvania the
j minimum of employes between June,!
| 1913. and June, 1914. was 323,413, j
while the maximum in the same plants
| in the same time was 449,135. The
number of plants, however, is only n
1 smail proportion of the total number j
| in the State.
Unemployment Bureaus Abroad
The report says, in part: "Mr.;
; Jackson, who has just returned from n
study of industrial conditions in
| Europe, states that the use of 'unem
| ployirent bureaus, in Germany and '
hngiand is proving most effective in
reducing unemployment. A bureau of
this kind in Dresden, which he studied
; thoroughly, is housed in a long build
ing facing one of the principal streets
of the city. There are entrances along
i the front of this building about everv
twenty feet which euter into waiting
rooms. Each of these waiting rooms is
tor applicants for work of a specific
"These oßices are kept in close con-,
, tact with the others and when posi
tions become available those who have
applied are directed to report to the
persons needing their Services. The
i prospective employer, of course, ob
| tains from the unemployment office
such information as is on tile coneern
! '"g the applicant. The whole operation,
after once the various forms, card in
dexes, machinery for obtaining infor
| mation concerning those needing work
! ers, methods for making known to em
ployes the purpose of the office, etc.,
is very simple and also is not burdeu-1
j some from the standpoint of expense.
Work Obtained For Many
"Enormous numbers of workmen
have been employed through the
j agency of these bureaus, in both Eng
j land and Germany and Jhe value of
' the community has many times ex
ceeded the cost by the reduction in un
; employment. The bureaus are careful
; lv arranged so that they cannot be
| misused by either side of a labor con
; troversy. During the coming winter
! every indication is that there will be
much unemployment and suffering. The
establishment of unemployment bu
reaus by our cities, similar to the one
described, even though they may be on
a smaller scale, would prove a profit
j able investment to the communities af
fected and would do much to reduce
| the hardship. The department will
gladly aid in the establishment of such
Told of Mrs. Huxley
j In a memoir of Mrs. Huxley the
I London Times recalls that in the "Life
of Huxley" it is told how before their
marriage, Huxley took his wife, who
was very ill, to one of the most fa
mous doctors of the day, as if merely a
patient he was interested in. Then,
as one member of the profession to
; another, he asked him privately his
opinion of the case. "I give her six
months to live," said Aesculapius.
"Well, six months or not," replied
1 Huxley, "she is going to be my wife."
; Huxlev died in 1595 and his wife in
"THE TRAFFIC" POINTS OUT A MORAL
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Oh, how we hato truth- -particularly
, tliat kind of uuguniished truth that
I hits the bull's eye with crashing,
crunching, griuding conviction! That'?
how "The Traffic" will likely strike
you when it is presented at the Ma
jestic to morrow evening and Wednes
' day afternoon and evening, tor it
deals truthfully with a vicious chase
lot' lit'e a- ' has never been dealt with
I RALLY DAY AT GRACE CHURCH
Dr. William S. Bovard, of New York.
Will Addresr. School
Next Sunday Rally l>av will he ob
. served in Grace Methodist Episcopal
I Sunday school, at 1.45 o'clock. An ad
dress will be delivered by the Rev.
William S. Bovard, D. D„ of New
York. secretary of the Brotherhood of
j the Methodist Kidscopal Church,
I)r. Bovard represented the board of 1
' education at the session of the Central
! Pennsylvania conference held in liraeo j
j church last March. His address was
i considered the best of the many given
b. the representatives of the Metho- i
i dist church during the conference. Of I
the seven brothers in his family six
are Methodist ministers.
Or. Bovard will preach in (trace
church next Sunday morning and even
! ing. Monday evening he will address 1
the men of the Methodist churches of
Harrisburg, at Grace church.
"The comfort of a Pullman— ,
with the thrill of riding behind a
race horse"—thus a Chalmers •
owner describes the sensatjon of
motoring in a 1915 "Light Six".
This Pullman-like comfort af
fects body and mind alike. It
comes from complete physical
ease and perfect mental security.
Just as the soft cushions nestle
you and the fine springs, big
wheels and long wheel base
cradle you over the rough places,
so the easy running, the quietness
and evident power of the "Light
Six" motor fill your mind with
You feel that your Chalmers "Six",
built upon honor in the Chalmers shops
is strong and safe for any emergency.
You feel the assurance of lasting satis
faction in its painstakingly built mech
There's neither physical nor mental
•train in nding in the Chalmers "Light
Six". Neither long touring nor fast
driving tires you. And that's some
thing that can't honestly be said of
many other "Light Sixes".
Chalmers comfort is worth exper
iencing. Come and let us convince
you with a Chalmers Test Ride that's
a real test.
I 1915 "Light Six", $1650
1915 "Master Six", 2400
;jKeystone Motor Car
ROBERT L. MORTON. Manager
Nos. lOSaHKW MARKET STREET
Harrisburg, < Pa.
before. But it contains a woudert'ul
Briefly told. ''The Traffic,'' in it»
early scenes, reveals the Bertou o
[ph.an;, \gnes and Kl*ie, struggling
aj;ain?t poverty in their tenement home.
Agues, ihe elder, strong anil beaut.fi>:,
earns sti a week in » factory. Bsc,
the younger of the orphan*, is tub, rcu
■ lar anil A piles is informed tint ualcs.i
the child is son I to the count y, di'.Uii
is inevitable, tirim experience ha-"
fiffi - 'Si
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KILLED IN AN AUTO CRASH
Mrs. Uriah Shuman Victim of Accident
Near Newport—Her Son
(&:>e'ial to the Star-independent.)
Newport, Ott. 12.—While en route
! from their Thompsontown home to
llarristyurg, Mrs. Uriah Shuman was fa
tally injured and her sou, Ross, was
j severely injured when their auto
| skidded, upset and went down the em
! bankment skirting the Juniata river,
j just opposite here, at 4 o'clock Satur
I day afternoon.
Mrs. Shuman died within half an
: hour. It is believed the son will re-
I cover. Two physicians were summoned
i to the scene of the accident by a 'Penn
; sylvania railroad telegraph operator,
I who, from his post in the tower on the
j opposite side of the river, saw the car
! roll down the bank. The doctors said
! Mrs. Shuman sustained a crushed
breastbone and other internal injuries.
Mrs. Shuman and her son had
1 planned to attend Sunday services in
s the Fifth Street M. E. church, Harris
; burg, of which the former's son-in-law.
the Rev. B. H. Hart, is pastor, and
j where Dr. Martin G. Brumbaugh, Vance
Faultless Weir Ever
Household and Sickroom
j Tour inquiries are solicited in per- i
j son, by mail or phone.
ANYTHING IN RUBBER GOODS j
I is in our line and we cither have it ;
| or can secure it quickly.
Forney's Drug Store
I2tt MARKET STREET
| "We serve you wherever you are." j
taught Agnes thai there is niliy on
way fur her to:< u ninnex thai means
the .salvation of her sis;er'i life. Slu>
tlutte:.- pueoe-ii. ke a child in a cage,
but linal 1 \ surren lers.
I'hr scenes following are not plea
ant tii contemplate. Thflv are \>e'nl.
morbid, gloom* but they ure sail ti
be tru- In life i.n I compose a forceful
presontal on of the white slave trade in
its worst phase. Adv.
C. Mct'ormick and Gilford Pinchot
Mrs. Shuman was the second wife of
I I riuh Shuman, who survives her. 'Her
;! children are: Mrs. \V. A. Sellers, Ross
| and Frank, all at home. Her step-ehil
j dren are: Mrs. B. H. Hart and Mrs.
1. H. .Mauk, both of Uarrisburg: Ar
j thur Shuman, of Van Dyke: Llo.v 1
j Shuman, of Thompstontuwn; Mrs. (iil
: bert H. Frank, of Newport,. and Mrs.
E. R. Kisenborg, at home. She is al#i>
1 survived by two sisters, Mrs. K.
Kennedy, of Boston, and Mrs. Kobert
: Wallace, of Harrisburg, anil three
brothers, Aulton McLinn, of Philadel
phia; George McLinr. of Ha.risburg,
and the Bt-v. Milto.i E. McLinn, of
1 ! Crafton.
She was a lifelong member of the
j Lutheran church, i'hampsontown, and
her pastor, the Rev. D. B. Triebley, will
j have charge of the funeral services.
The Star-Independent does not
make itself responsible for opinion*
expressed in this column.
Politics and the Firemen's Parade
| Editor, the Star-Independent:
Dear Sir:—Please give the following
j space in yijlir valuable paper:
■'During the firemen's parade on
I Thursday last while Augustus Wildman,
| one of the candidates for member of
i the House of Representatives on the
i Republican ticket, displayed his civic
| interest and patriotism by marching
! in the ranks with his men, his opponent
'on the Democratic ticket, Jesse J. Ly
! barger, followed the parade in an au
! tomobile decorated with his political
| advertisement and distributing his p >
' litical card. Such conduct. Jesse, gels
j you no votes! Better cut it out.
"A Volunteer Fireman."
Just to Prove It
j "You have squandered my entire
' Well, before we weri* married yon
j asked me if I would love you as well
i if you were poor, an 1 I said I would
j and I have made you poor to convince
| you I told the truth.'' —Houston Post
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