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OF INTEREST TO MOTORISTS
MORTON TRUCKS AND TRACTORS
The Morton Truck and Traction Com-1 water .just below the boiler works and
puny, of Harrisburg. Pa., manufaetur- i the driver passed through this spot,
ers of gasoline tractors and fire trucks, 1 * xle Ilt almost every angle. The
recently gave a demonstration at the! "■'" ''limbing power was also shown in
tr • i D .. , .. - , , a manner that amazed the visitors.
Harrisburg Boiler and Manufacturing The traHor ~o |ds f0 jt3 pogiti(>n am|
( ompanv s works of their 40 horse! there is no danger of upsetting. This
power gas, 4 cylinder, 3 forward speed j is accounted for by the separate wheel
and one reverse speed tractor. This control.
tractor has a worm drive, connecting! A large number of orders has already
each wheel with the transmission, en- been placed with the company and the
abling the driver to control both rear) men associated in its manufacture are
and front axles, with equal power to I of a type who will push it to a high
each wheel. j mark of success —which the enterprise
Tlieer is a large peol of mud audi deserves.
No. 5 North Cameron St., Harrisburg, Pa.
Repair and Remodel Automobiles of Every Make. All Work Guaranteed.
Let Us Estimate on Your Repairs.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT
When in trouble on the road, 'phone us—Bell 'Phone 1710 -and
we will tow you in free of charge.
AUSTRIAN MONITOR SUNK
AND 33 MEN ARE MISSING
London, Oct. 24, 4.25 A. M. —The
official Austrian statement giveu out at
noon Friday is contained in a dispatch
from Vienna by way of Amsterdam to
Reuters Telegram Company. It says:
"While yesterday in the battle
south of l'rzemvsl our heavy artillery
had been especially active, severe fight
ing developed to-day on the banks of
the lower San. where at several points
we allowed the enemy to rross the river.
These Russian forces have now been se
verely attacked by our troops and
'pressed against the river. At Zxrzecza
«re captured over a thousand Russians.
" Parts of our troops suddenly ap
peared before ivangorod and beat two
Bu>siau divisions We captured 3,G00
j'risouein. one standard and fifteen ma
" Returning from a successful action
on the rive> Save, our monitor Temes
it ruck a mine and sank. Thirty-three
in !! are missing, but the others were
FRENCH SiiipFONS ASHORE
WITH WCUNDED SOLDIERS
Loudon. Oct 24. 10,2.'. A. M.—The
French ship Marie Henriette, with
wounded soldiers on board, is ashore
near < ape Barfleiv. 1(5 miles east of
• iierbourg, according to a telegram re
ceived here front Lloyds' signal station
r.t ('owes, Isle of Wight.
S. t). S. signals from her have been
received at the wireless station at
-Niton. Isle of Wight. A French ship
is standing by the Marie Henriette.
BIG LILLE-DUNKIRK BATTLK,
AS VIEWED BY TWO OFFICIALS
Paris, Oct. 24, 4.52 A. M.—The cor
respondent in Bellegard, France, of the
"Echo De Paris" has sent the follow
ing dispatch to his paper:
" Major Morath. in an article in the
Berlin 'Tageblatt,' asserts that the larg
est battle of the war is bein«r fought
between Lille and Dunkirk. "He says
it is a combat of !ifo and death and
that on its issue depends the fate of
the operations in France. On the con
trarv, General Blume. writing for the
Berlin ' Lokal Anzeiger,' says he does
not expect a rapid solution, believing
that the battl° in France will finish
only when the for-es of one side or the
other are exhausted."
SERVIANS AND MONTENEGRINS
DEFEATED IN A 3-DAY BATTLE
Amsterdam, by way of I«ondon, Oct,
24, 3.43 P. IM.—A dispatch from Vi
enna 'brings the following official an
nouncement by the Austrian govern
ment under date of October 23:
"Strong Servian and Montenegrin
forces which had penetrated the south
eastem frontier districts in Last Bosnia
that were without offensive works, were
defeated on October 22 after a severe
battle lasting three days, in the region
of Nokro, and forced to retreat 'hastily.
Details will follow later as the results
of pursuit are not yet known."
The report of the 'battle was signed I
by Ordnance Master Potiorek.
Germany Will Respect Monroe Doctrine
Washington. Oct. 24. —The German
Ambassador. Count Bernstorff, said to
day that early in the European war he !
had assured the United States govern
ment that whatever the outcome of the
■onfliet, Germany would respect the
BRITISH CiVEUP HOPE FOR
C: SAFETY OFE-3 SUBMARINE
e i London, Oct 24, 10.20 A. M.—The
Admiralty, through the press bureau, is
-0 sued to-day a list of officers and men
j of the British submarine E-3, with the
statement lliat it is feared that no hope
-| lor the safety of the submarine can
s ! now be obtained.
' Berlin officials advices, under date of
j October 20. stated that the British sub
marine E-3 was sunk on Sunday. Octo
ber 18, by German warships in the
j North sea.
The destruction of the E-3 is the
first loss sustained by the British sub
1 marine service in the present war. The
boat was comparatively new, having
. been completed in 1913. She carried
a crew of 1 3 men.
j GERMANS LEAVING COAST AM)
WORKING WAV TOWARD LILLE
London. Oct. 24, 2.05 A. M.—"The
Lermans are leaving the coast and
B . working around Dixmude towards
i 'Lille.. savs a Rotterdam dispatch to
» ! a " Daily Mail."
f, "They claim success on the river
Yser. Their right wing was rolled back
, : I'riday. leaving their position open to a
j flanking movement and the allies' way
i j to Ostend clear. A strong German force
f | was seen Thursday near the Dutch-Bel
-1 ! gian border at Hainont, going west
Reports Kaiser Close to Capture
| trograd correspondent of the "Central
-j News sends the following: "Sol
■ j diers from the Warsaw front say that
Emperor \\ iliiam was personally on the
J field of battle. He was almost taken
> a captive, barely escaping bv automo
- | bile. '
PRESIDENT IN PITTSBURGH
*! Makes Addresr at Seventieth Anniver
sary Celebration of Founding of
Y. M. C. A. Movement
B.i Associated Press.
j Pittsburgh Pa., Oct. 24.—Peace
| commission treaties of the kind nego
' tiated between the United States and I
many foreign countries were spoken of
by President Wilson here to-day as the
means for "shedding light" on dis
putes which will make the use of force
unnecessary. The President predicted
that after international disputes have
been discussed for a year, as provided
in these treaties, cannon will not be
found necessary to settle them,
i The President addressed a mass
j meeting in celebration of the seventieth
anniversary of the Y. M. C. A. move
ment and dwelt on the lessons of Chris
I tianity, urging young men to be pro
j gressive and work for the public wel
The President left for Washington
; at 1.15. B
Marks—When you made tne trade
with Skinner, did you get anything to
Parks—Yes. 1 ve been kicking my
self ever since.—Philadelphia l^edger.
HARRI9BURG STAR-INDEPENDENT. SATURDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 24. 1914.
Coutiaued Krom First Pace.
city, you are under my care.' At which
Dr. Brumbaugh turned and left the
room with him.
"I added: 'I judge from this that j
when the doctor is in Pittsburgh he is
in charge df .Jim Mulvihill nnd while
: in Pnilarielphia in charge of Neil Bon
! ner. '■ ;
Brumbaugh Not Included
j "There was 110 coupling up of Dr.
i Brumbaugh's name with the gang he:
'was traveling with to insinuate thai '
; he was under the influence of liquor j
or that lie even drank. Mv information !
was that Dr. Brumbaugh is an exetn 1
plarv man in his (rjivate character.
"There were two separate remarks
based on two separate facts.
"'The word * drunk' is a very elastic!
word, and «o I will modify it/to 'un
; der the influence of liquor.' The excusa 1
j*of sonic of the actued will b e that'
|rs long as a man can walk or stand up
! he is 11 ot drunk. I made no reference to
j their tour through Clearfield county nor 1
Ito any other part of tne in,> ex epti
I what took place in the city of Dubois. [
"My light here and everywhere is I
not one of partisan politics, but a
light out and out against booze.
''Hewing on this line I am not par |
tieular whether the chips hit Republi-I
jeans, Democrats. Progressives, Social I
; ists or even Prohibiti6nists.
1 "(Signed) Henry W. Stough."
Statement by Editor
Mr. Bixler, the editor of the Clear
field "Progress," which published the
; statement as coming from Stough
I charging BnimlAugh with being drunk.
1 sent a telegram to Dr. Brumbaugh in
| I'niontown last night saying that he
regretted the publication of the Stough
j statement and he had every reason lo
1 believe it was unwarranted. In an edi
| torial statement in his paper Editor
i Bixler savs that his pa.per reported Dr.
j«tough s speech " just as it has re
I ported the speeches of other poli
-1 ticians." Furthermore, he declared
! that the article reported in his paper 1
| was correctly stated and attributed
j nothing to the evangelist that he did
! not say. A reporter of Bixler's paper.
| a young woman, wrote the story of the
| Stough sermon, and *he manager of the
j paper sal on the platform and verified
her report, said Mr. Bixler.
Thomas H. Murray, a Clearfield at
| torney, was retained by Dr. Brumbaugh
as counsel to compel" explanation and
apology 01 to institute proceedings
against Dr. Stough. Dr. Brumbaugh as j
yet has received no report from his!
counsel, but his instructions are direct
and positive that there must be satis
factory explanation and retraction J
made to his lawyers by Stough an.l
j Bixler or couit proceedings would be !
begun at onco
Whether Dr. Stough's explanation,!
j as printed above, is satisfactory to Dr. ,
! Brumbaugh had not been learned here
I late this afternoon.
"Billy" Sunday Heard From
j K. M. Pray prfcss representative of j
; the Democratic State Committee, to day j
| gave out the following telegram pur
porting to come from "Billy"' Sunday,
j "Denver, Col., Oct. 23. —I am in
i formed that a personal letter of mine.
' written last spring before tile lines of
| the booze tight were drawn, is being
j used to promote the cause of a candi
• date of the Personal Liberty party tick
et.. I am not endorsing anv candidate
; or party and have never done so, ex
j cept that I am against every man and
party the saloons are for. This is not
1 a matter of politics, but one of religion
! and decency.
| ".Make no mistake about this. T
would oppose my own brother if he
were to line up with the booze crowd,
j And my name must not be used to
; boost any rum scheme."
ACCEPT S RIVER FILL OFFER
City Comes to Terras With Contractor
Rogarding Dirt From Subway
The oft err of fhe S'iueker Brot'hers'
j Construction Company, building the con- I
j «*rete steps nn«J wall alonjj the river j
front, by which 700 cubie yards of dirt |
j excavated from the Second street sub-!
I way site can be used for making the '
j fill back of the steps, lias been accept- I
j ed by the city, so High-way Commission !
jor Lynch announced to-day. The con- !
I tractors will make the fill under the
| same conditions as if the filling ma
I terial had been taken from the river
roe contractors made a further offer
! to extend the time for completing ilio!
I wall and steps to June 19, 1915, pro
i vided the city waives the right to re- I
tain fifteen per cent, of the work thus j
far completed and grants the contract- I
ors all but $2,000 on 'baek work. This j
matter yet is under consideration. The j
amount retained by-the city up until]
this time on the completed work ap- j
proximates $20,000 so that the con
! tractor would receive SIB,OOO if the j
j city waived its right.
Such a plan would, in all probability,!
I city olficials said, result in the .job not j
i being completed before nex; year,'
I whereas there is yet a possibility, if the j
I present terms of the contract are ad-|
I hered to, of a completion of the work j
j this fall.
WAR AFFFCTED COTTON MARKET
! Reason Assigned for New York Firm
Going to the Wall
By Associated Press.
New York, Oct. 24. —S. H. P. Pell,!
| head of the suspended cotton brokerage 1
lii mii of 8. H. P. Pell & Co., took the I
witness stand in bankruptcy proceed-!
ings to-day and told the "court that the
debts of "his firm totaled $9,888,361,'
' and fhe assets $8,428,906.
The sole cause of the firm's failure.;
j he testified, was the war, which caused j
I convulsion of the cotton market.
SURPLUS CASH RESERVE
' First Time in Some Weeks That Bank
Statement Shows Increase
Rt/ Atsociatrii Pros.
New York, Oct. 24.—A statement of 1
the average condition of Clearing House
banks and trust companies for the week 1
shows that the cash reserve increased 1
$9,394,80(1, "nakiog a surplus of SB,-
4 60,650 above legal requirements.
This is the first time in some weeks
that t'he statement has shown a surplus
No Doctor or Undertaker There i
Newton Hamilton, Pa„ Oat. 24.
With a population of 400 sooils this
to A'U finds itself in the unique position
of being without a physician or an un- ,
dcrtaker. The cemetery, as viewed from
passing trains, would indicate that half
the population was interred there, but ;
such is not the case; it is simply a
verv old burial plirt.
CITY WILL SAVE
$6,00_0 ON PAVING
Coatlnurd From Fin* Pace.
bidding would be even more competi
tive. However, contractors said there
was sufficient competition to cut down
the proposals aud net the City, a sav
ing of no less than $5,000 compared
with the prices that have heretofore
; recently been paid.
When a sectiou of Derrv street was
paved last year the contractor bid $2
:i square yard for paving aud 90 rents
| per linear foot for curbing. The bid
. on a section of the same street to-day.
■ »vas $1.85 for paving and 90 cents for
curbing. The comparative saving on
this street section, it is estimated, will
1 he (cntri! Construction Company,
on paving bid to-day as follows: Em
I crald, Front to Fifth, $1.72; Apricot,
Fourteenth street to 106 feet east of
i Hoerner, $1.91; Wengert, Fifteenth to
Sixteenth. $1.9 5; W'nisler, Apricot to
Wengert; Wengert, Fourteenth to
i Brady, $1.93; Nineteenth, Regina
; to Chestnut, and Market, Nineteenth
| to Twenty-first, $1.74; Primrose. Fif
teenth to Eighteenth. $1.81; Oruber.
Camp to Emerald, $1.95; Swab, Eliza
beth to Gruber, $2; Wharton, Fifth to
Sixth, $1.82; Howard, Woodbine to
; Wharton, $1.89; Howard, Wharton to
I Camp, $2; Howard, Curtin to Seneca.
! $1.98; Kthel, Eighteenth to Nineteenth,
! $1.80; Derrv. Twenty-third to eastern
j city line, $1.85.
The Central bid 80 cents per linear
steel-bound granolithic and 20 cents
for resetting curbing.
The Cleveland Trinidad Com
pauv bid $1.89 per square yard for
paving on ail street sections, save Der
rv street. Twenty-third to eastern city
line, on which its proposal was $1.99.
The bid for granite curbing was 90'
cents per linear foot, steel-bound enrb
ing 54 cents.
Stucker 'Brothers' Construction Com
pany bid $1.95 per square yard for
l paving. S8 cents for granite curbing.
70 cents for steel-bound granolithfu
curbing ai.d 18 cents for'resetting curb
The contracts will soon be let anil,
weather permitting, a part of the work
covered under these contracts mav be
started this fall. The initial work' will
be begun on Market street, between
Nineteenth and Twenty-first.
RECESS IN 'FORCE BAG'CASE
Seiferd, WhOße Claim to Estate Is Op
posed, Will Have Two Dozen
j The hearing before Roy U. Danner,
| Register of Wilis, through which rela
i tives of the late Mrs. Martha J. Ad
ams. are seeking to have her will set
j aside, oi the charge that Harrison Sei
! ferd oi this city, an alleged clairvo
yant, used undue and induced
the deceased to grant him the bulk ot
her $12,000 estate, will be resumed at
9.30 o'clock on Monday morning, a re*
cess having been takeu to-day. It is
this case in which mysterious "force
bags, ' alleged to have been sold by I
Seiferd, have been offered in evidence.
The contestants, chief of whom is I
Mrs. Susannah Albright, a sister of i
Mrs. Adams, have many more witnesses
to 'cali. Seiferd will offw two do7.au i
or more witnesses and it is expected j
that the hearings will take up the j
greater part of next week. James G.
Hatz and John Fox Weiss, the attor-1
neys, to-day said the case will be ap
pealed to the highest court of tho Stat3
whichever way it is decided by the I
Register, and that a final decision in j
the matter may not be had for a year'
After the Register's decision is an- |
nounced, the matter will be threshed !
out in the Orphans' Court of Dauphin j
county. Tn view of the great length!
of time that will elapse before the case
decided finally, the Register this morn-!
ing announced he will be obliged to:
appoint a temporary administrator to'
take charge of the Adams estate.
The administrator, Mr. Danner said, |
will in all probability be one of the I
' trust companies of Harrisburg, both
sides desiring a disinterested party.
FUNERAL OF ED. S LETFORII
Was a Member of Several Secret Or-'
| The funeral services for Edwin S.
Letford, formerly of this city, who
died in the German hospital, Philadel
phia, on Thursday evening, will be held
Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at th' 3
I home of his mother, Mrs. Agnes A.
j Buckingham, 1532 Green street. The
j Rev. John H. Daugherty and the Rev.
I Lewis S. Mudge will officiate.
Mr. Letford, who was a resident of
' this eity about fifteen years ago, was
a member of the Harrisburg Volunteer
j Firemen 's Association and a member of
1 the Commonwealth band. He was also
a member of the following associations;
, Buffalo, N. Y., Lodge of Elks, Musi
cians' Protective Association, Theatri
cal Mechanical Association, Mutual Re
! publican Club of the Thirteenth Ward,
Republican Executive Committee ef the
(Thirteenth Ward, all Philadelphia or
ganizations. He was a trombone play
er and a musician of talent.
In addition to his mother hj is sur
vived by on e daughter, Mrs. Boy G.
Cox; one son, ChaTles Letford, of New
York City, and one sister, Mrs. Edwin
Charles C. Dare
Charles C. Dare, aged 52 years, died
yesterday at his home, 1217 Penn
street. He is survived by a wife and
Mrs. Mathias Bollendorf
The funeral of Mrs. Mathias Bollen
dorf will take place Monday morning
at 9 o'clock from St. Lawrence Catho
lic church. The Rev. P. S. Huegel will
officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary
The funeral of George Wise, 1032
Herr street, who died Wednesday, was
held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from
his home. Burial was made in the Har
Saves. Bahy From Flames
Lancaster, Pa., Oet. 24.—While iMrs.
Joseph Clerieo was putting her baby
to sleep a ■coal oil lamp exploded in
the bedroom. She snatched the baby
and -iinlipd through the flames to the
first floor, and escaped with slight burns.
Neighbors then extinguished the flames.
POIZE COW PERISHES WHEN
FIRE RUINS JXPRESS CAR
Continued From Klrat Pace.
where hundreds of viewed
The carcass of the cow attracted so
much attention that soon exaggerated
stories of its value were being told the
city over. One story to the effect that
it was an imported cow valued at $25,-
000 was told. Another story was that
it was a blue ribbon winner at various
cattle shows and was being shipped to
another show. Express company officials
say they cannot tell anything about
the animal as its destination tag was
burned off and they have no way' of
finding its value until a claim is made
on the company.
The cow was stabled in a corner of
the car and cases and packages of mer
chandise, including clothing, gloves,
drinking cups, curtains, some election
supplies aud other printed matter. Ac
cording to the express company officials
it was a Pittsburgh car en route to
Philadelphia with some merchandise
for southern cities.
Express messengers who were on the
train left the city this morniug on their
regular runs and it was impossible for
the local officials of the company to es
timate the total loss of the fire. A
route agent for the company came to
Harrisburg this morning and will en
deavor to get from the wreck of the
car. as far as possible, a record of its
contents. An official of the express
| company said:
"We will not know until claims
come in for the various articles just
what the goods wore worth."
'1 wo metal trunks belonging to the
Adams Express Company were taken
from the ear intact this morning. Thev
did not contain money, according to the
attaches of the company. The car itself
is a total loss, being burned to the
Examination of the wreck has failed
to reveal a cause for the fire. E. E.
Sanford, local representative of the
express company, said:
'' We have been bothered a great
deal recently by spontaneous combus
tion, and that is probably what started
the blaze. There was no express mes
senger riding ip the car."
Bio. New Road
M. Harvey Taylor to-day fixed No
vember 2 as the time for receiving bids
tor the construction of the proposed
1,500 foot driveway in Reservoir
Park. The contract may be awarded
at the meeting of the City Commission
ers on the following dav.
J Deputy Constables Named
Silas Bailey, constable of the Third
ward, Steelton, this morning filed no
tice with the Prothonotarv of the ap
pointment of two deputy constables to
serve at the election on November 3.
Samuel Hines was appointed for the
Third precinct and Rodney Swain, for
the First precinct.
I Letters Issued
| Letters of administration on the es
tate of William F. Zimmerman, late of
I Halifax township were thisjnorning is
sued to Ruth E. Zitnmernfan. Anna
; Bird was granted letters on the estate
! of Francis Johnson, late of Harrisburg.
' Mac Williams Low Bidder
The Mac Williams Construction Com
| panv was the low bidder for the g-radj
I ing of Wieonisco street from Sixth to
| Jefferson, the proposal being $l2O. S.
: W. Shoemaker & Son bid $l5O, and
i Frank Jautz bid $l4O. The contract
j will be awarded by the City Com mis
| sioners on Tuesday.
DOWNES HEADS COMMITTEE
City Superintendent Working for Big
Enrollment of Teachers
. City S hool Superintendent F. E.
JlDownes has been named chairman of
the enrollment committee of the Penn
| sylvania State Educational Association
and to-day began a systematic campaign
to make the next meeting, which will
'be held in 'Harrisburg December 29, 30
and 31, the greatest meeting of the as
'He is sending out letters to every
city and county superintendent iu the
State, asking them to personally take
charge of the work in their respective
districts. Dr. Downes aims to enroll
12,000 State teachers for the Decem
HEAR NOTHING OF MURDER
Edward May, Said to Be of This City,
Killed at Southern Fair
Police here have heard nothing from
the department in Mobile, Ala., in re
gard to the killing of Edward 'May, a
showman, whose home is said to 'be in
iMay, according to dispatches from
that place, resented the insult to a I
woman performer iu the -Mississippi-!
Alabama fair grounds yesterday and 1
was attacked by Dave and Joe Smith,
brothers, of Meridian. Ala., and his
head severed from his body by a t; >wie
TRAFFIC LAW VIOLATED
Policeman Carson Arreits Farmer for!
Policeman Carson, on fixed post at'
Fourth and Market streets, this morn
ing arrested a farmer for violating the
city traffic ordinance to the extent of j
driving on the wrong side of the street
and overturning a peanut stand.
He gave his name as William Clay,
farmer, of East Hanover township. He
was committed to jail for a hearing.
His team was placed in a livery stable.
NURSERY HOME FLAG DaY
For Benefit of Institution at Third
Street and Reel's Lane
To-day is Flag Day for the benefit
of the Nursery Home at Third street
and Reel's Lane.
Ohildren all over the city are selling
little flags attached to pin» for what
ever amount the purchaser wishes to.
pay. It is hoped that in this manner a
large amount of money will be raised
for the Nursery Home.
At Park Street Church
The Women's Missionary Society of
the Park Street United " Evangelical
church will hold its public thank offer
ing to-morrow evening at 7.30 o'clock.
The address will be made by Bishop
$20,000 LOSS IN
Coutfnurd From First Pt|r.
the haymow in the livery stable owned
by C. T. Scouller. However, the origin
is a mystery. The burned buildings
were situated on Church avenue, just
back of the Newvillp post office and just
east of the residential section which
was attacked by a great'fire a lit'tle
more Hian j year ago.
The firemen well remembered that
blaze and that together with the fact
that the water pressure was poor, led
them to lose no time in sending out
the ''all to Carlisle for assistance.
The Individual Losses
The stables destroyed aud the losses
sustained by the owners were as fol
lows: T. C. Scouller, $3,000; George
K. Prey, $1,000; A. M. Maxwell, sl,
000; James Stover, $300; James
Strohm, $1,500; D. D. Hursh, $1,800;
Frank S. Over, $500; Mrs. Schressler,
S3OO. The loss on the warehouse
owned by Graham & l«aughlin, hard
ware merchants, will approximate $2,-
000. On his plumbing establishment,
William Best sustained losses estimat
ed at $2,500. In the Barr Swigart
warehouse was stored dynamite and ce
ment aud the loss by water will riu» to
$2,000 or higher.
The livestock stabled in the several
buildings was gotten out safely. Much
harness was destroyed,aud the stable
hands were unable to jjet their personal
belongings which thev had in the
CCMIING OK COL ROOSKVELT
Chairman Mosey Names Committee to
Look After Details
Ira T. Mosey, Washington county
chairman, has appointed the following
committee to look after the Chestnut
street auditorium (in next Thursday
when Colonel Roosevelt speaks in the
morning aud William Draper Lewis in
the evening. K. W. Lewis will act as
chairman of the committee and will be
assisted bv the following:
C. E. Cooper, C. W. Sftbouru, Frank
Mordan, 11. M. Graham, Samuel Kish
man, J. W. Iranian, E. G. Williams, W.
C. Roberts, David Shaffer, Albert
Adams, Sr.. Albert Adams, Jr., Ira Li
Reider, David Gilger and H. M. Dun
Colonel Roosevelt will be met at the
station by another committee of prom
inent Washington party members vet to
Washington part.v meetings were
held last night at Halifax when ad
dresses were made by \V. W. Martin and
S. B. Eenker, candidates for AssembK.
j The same candidates, with Coiintv
Chairman 'Mosey and H. B. Saussamau
will speak to-night at Millersbiirg.
The Washington party meeting last,
night at Sixth and Verbeke streets was
addressed bv amcs W. Barker, Walter
li. Vabaman and Samuel H. Garland.
ALHICKS (M B MKETS
I The Rev. O. H. Bridgnian Tells of Re
cent Experiences Abroad
| Two score members of the Alric.ks
Association met last evening in St. An
I drew's Episcopal parish house, Xitie
i teenth and Market streets, for the first
j meeting since permanent organization
|of this men's club was effected. An
I Enjoyable social evening was spent, the
| feature being an address by the Rev.
0, H. Bridgnian, of this city, regarding
experiences through Which lie'and Mrs!
! Bridgnian passed in returning from
| England immediately after the out
i break of the European war.
Mr.- Bridgnian traced the causes of
the war briefly and created enthusiasm
by declaring the United States to have
been founded providentially so that ot
this crisis,and in the future this nation
may be the one toward which the
world may turn for sympathy and help.
A Victrola concert was rendered dur
ing the evening and refreshments
served which had been prepared bv
women of St. Andrew's parish.
The Alricks Association, which is un
denominational and social in its scope,
now has a membership of more than
Central High Received Furnishings for
Domestic Science Laboratory
Furnishings for the domestic science
laboratory at the Central High school
arrived in Harrisburg this morning and
were delivered immediately to the
school building. The work of installing
this furniture will begin Monday. The
individual desks for students require
the connecting of gas and water pipes.
It is expected that the work will be
finished by November 1, when the do
mestic science course will be started.
The delivery of the desks was de
layed on account of the war, according
to officials of the Grand Rapids Hand
Screw Company, the makers. It was
claimed that the' composition used in
the tops of the tables was made in Ger
many. Two school months will have
passed before the course can be opened,
INSPECT STATE SANATORIUM
Governor Tener and Health Commis
sioner Dixon at Hamburg To-day
By Associated Press,
Reading, Pa., Oct. 24. —The new
State sanatorium at Hamburg, this
county, a retreat for persohs afflicted
with tuberculosis, is ready for occu
Governor John K. Tener and State!
Health Commissioner Samuel G. Dixon
officially inspected the massive public I
institution to-day. They were accompa- '
nied by a number of other State offi
cials. People from all over the State I
visited Hamburg to-day. The institu- j
tion will have n capacity of 52G pa- j
tienta. About 100 physicians, nurses
and other help are required to conduct |
WHEELS PASS OVER BOY'S BODY
Four-Year-old Probably Fatally In
jured at Mountville
Mountville, Oct. 24.—Paul Seitz,
aged 4 years, son of Stoner Seitz, a
farmer, residing near town, was prob
ably fatally injured yesterday after
*oon toy falling from a wagon, the
wheels passing over his arm and body.
The light arm was broken badjy. tie
lost considerable blood. His arm
caught in the brake and threw him to
Aloise, son of Dr. W. R. Heilig, of
Mount .loy ; while playing last evening,
fell and broke his right arm near the
wrist in two places and lacerated his
Artistic Printing at Star-Independent.
TO DO NIGHT WORK
Volunteers Will Give
Aid by Electric Light
to Hurry Completion
YOUNG PEOPLE TO
j Religious Census of City Will Be Ta
i ken To-morrow Within an Houi
When Volunteer Workers Will Visit
The coming of Kvangelist Henry \V
Stough to this city within u week wii
find the co-operating churches pre
pared for the beginning of the actua
campaign, and everything in readme*;
for the opening of the tabernacle meet,
ings. There has been half a ve.ir's
active preparation for the evangelist*':
coming, and these preliminary activi
ties will be at their height at thoil
conclusion next week.
The tabernacle is not yet near com
pletion, but another week's v.oik nil
finish it. Night work will i>e done next
week, to give men an opportunity u
help who must work at their regulai
vocations in the day time. The decor
ating of the interior will !>,. done bv
young men and young women of tin
young nien s and young women 's . oui
To Take Census of City
The census committee has finally
completed its arrangements for the tak
ing ot a religious census oi the citv.
Til® work will start at 3.30 t i-iuorrow'
afternoon. It is expected thai the
Work .-an be completed in „ue ho.r.
Volunteer workers have responded C
an appeal and under the capable I vd '
ership of the ward and precinct cap
tains have been assigned the ten-it rv
they are to cover.
The precinct lieutenants have ar .
ranged a place of meeting within tiio
limits ot their respective pre.-inct,
<vher,> their workers arc to report at
3.15 p. ni.. with two sharpened pem i
fliey will then receive their card sup
plies from the precinct lieutenant
at tin- given hour will start to work.
It is hoped that ,-,t least one member
of each and every family will reman
in the home between the hoUrs of 3.30
and 5 o'clock in order that there ii'ihv
be no delay. A card will be made out
for every family. 'I'll;- pur; ose nf the
censu* is to get information to piuce
m the hands of Dr. Stough' an.l his
workers, as to the number of peop o
who are not connceteil with any cJiun-h.
This information will later lie turne i
over to the personal workers league lor
use after the clos 0 of the campaign.
The publicity committee had a "cp
j resentative ill attendance at Jieadquar
,prs all day to-day to give out supp i.-s
|of the last issue of the "Campaign
■ Bulletin" which is distributed f r T; •
, amongst the members of i-o-operatin"
( churches, l-.'ach church sends to hca T
quarters for its supplies.
Tickets for admission to I lie -pen ',I
j service for church members in tin- tab
ernacle Sunday afternoon, November
j 1, will be distribute I at the same tim-.
j From the nature of the address, a sort
lot "fafnily talk," instructions havu
| been issued to be careful with the dis
j tribution of the admission cards, as tiie
attendance of outsiders is not desired
, on this occasion.
j At a meeting of the publicity'com
| nnttee held last evening, the chairman,
R. I. Webster, assigned members of the
committee to make tentative arrange
ment- with secret societies and trade
| and social organizations for the hold- *
ing of special nights at the tabernacle
when those societies will be guests ot
\ honor. I
I Call for Tabernacle Workers
The executive committee of the cam «
paign has issued another special call
j for volunteer workers on the tabernacle
I which is not nearing completion as
I quickly as was expected. Arrangement
| are now made for putting on the ,de ■
trie light every evening next week, and
| mauv offers of assistance in the even
ings, from men who cannot help during
the lav, have already been received by
Chairman W. S. Roebuck.
| STOUGH WORKERS TO ATTEND
1 Personal Service Committee to Hear
Dora Yu on Monday
Miss Dora Yu, founder of tile Bible
Study and Prayer Home, of Shanghai.
China, is visiting this country, and the
Harrisburg Monthly Bible Conference
Association have been fortunate in se
curing her as teacher of their eighth
monthly Bible Conference to be held at
the First Baptist church, Second ami
I'ine streets next Monday and Tues
TwJ sessions each day at 3.30 and
i.45 p. ni. will be belli. The subjects for
these four sessions are "God's Messen
gers,-' " Power.in Service," "Heavenly
Places," and "The Bride of the
The persona! service committee of
the Stough evangelistic campaign have
availed themselves of the opportunity
of hearing Miss Yu, and the entire
committee will meet in the lecture room
of the First Baptist church on Monday
evening at 7.30, and go to the audi
torium in a body to hear Miss Yu
teach on "Power in Service.''
The Harrisburg Bible Conference is
filling a place in the coining evangelis
tic campaign in preparing personal
Kverybody is welcome to attend the V
fcur sessions of the conference. <
Disorderly Practice Charged
Sophia Hight. 58 years old, was ar
rested on the Maclay street bridge by
Policemen Greer and llalsey at 9.45
o'clock last night. Policemen declare
that she stopped a man on the bridge
and was talking to him when they ar
rived. She> Was simply charged with
The Harrisburg Polyclinic Dispensary
will be open daily except Hun day nl
3 p. m, at its new location, 1702
North Second street, for the free treat
inent of the wortliv poor.