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FRENCH SOLDIERS OFF FOR THE FIRING LINE
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This photograph shows ■ group of French soldier* just before starting for the firing line. UIK
is seen wearing a German helmet.
GERM ATTACK PS U. S.
FR-DIETED BYJ. R.DREXEL
New York, Nov. 21. —'' Gem.any has
300,000 officers and men in this coun
try already, an i if she wins the pres
ent war. it will be our turu next.''
This statement was made bv John
R. Drexel, of this city, when he re
turned from Europe yesterday on the
White Star liner Adriatic. lie has
spent most of the last two months in
Vichy, France, and declared he had a
splendid opportunity to see the German
fighting machine at work.
"It is a wonderful machine, and is
being very cleverly handle 1 by the
most astate group of men in the world,
the German General Staff." he contin
ued. "It is up to this Government to
take immediate steps to increase the
strength of our standing army and to
double our fleet.
"My brother. Anthouv J. Drexel. is
fighting with a Freuch regiment. He
was in l<ondmi two days before I left,
having brought home Lady Sarali Wil
son, who-e husband had been killed at
the Aisne. Lady Sarah up to that time
ha! been with the Red Cross. Her
husband's ieath and the terrible weath
er on the Continent prostrated her.
"Yo.i are going to hear of more
atrocities before this war is over, and
s.)ino of them will be more horrible
Liau any one ever imagined. While in
Vichy u wounded German soldier was
brought into the hospital. In his po-k
--et was the hand of a woman, with four
valuable riugs still on her fingers.''
PENN ST I DENT ENLISTS TO
ALLIES' FORCES IN FRANCE
Philadelphia. Nov. 21.—Stirred by
the many thrilling tales of the European
uar. An t possessing a thirst for adven
ture. Eiwari Law. aged 23 years, has
«|uit his studies in the Law School at
>he University of Pennsylvania and left
this afternoon from New York for
llavre. France, where he will join the
IVeiK-h forces. He has been assigned to
'he hospital corps, driving an automo
bile ambulance being his special duty.
This I'euu junior is the son of Ernest
Ij»w. of St. David's. His brother,
"Buzz"' Law, was one of Princeton's
jcreatest football men. Law was popu
lar among his classmates and stool
well -in his classes. He made his ne
gotiations direst with the War Office in
Zeppelin on English Coast
London, Nov. 21.— A dispatch to the
Central News from Dover says that an
airship was seen last evening over
Dungeness, a headland on the Kentish
coast. Another dispatch says that the
•irship is a Zeppelin heading toward
British Insist on Pilots
London, Nov. 21. — The British Ad
miralty last evening announced that,
owing to the extension of its mine sys
tem, after November 27 pilotage will
b«; compulsory in the Humber and on
tfce Tyn e river, in the Firth of Forth
and the Moray Firth and in the Scaipa
Flow. It will be highly dangerous, the
Admiralty statements adds, for vessels
to be without a pilot in these waters.
8 British Officers KiUed
London, Nov. 21.— Casualty lists is
sued last night show 8 officers killed,
44 wounded and 6 missing. In the In
dian force 2 British officers and 1 na
tive officer were killed and 7 British
and 10 native officers wounded. Three
British and 2 native officers are re
eorded as missing.
German Generals Suicides Is Report
Petrograd, Nov. 21.— A dispatch:
from Warsaw to "The Russky Slovo,"
says the German Generals Von Bredow
and von Bromel committed suicide at
Ozenstochowa. Russian Poland, after a'
Snider Held for Treason
Niagara Falls, Ont., Nov. 21. —Jo-:
seph Snider, who was arreste-j by mili
tary authorities on a charge of treason
for an alleged attempt to smuggle Au
strian reservists from Canada to the
United States, was held for trial by a
police magistrate here yesterday. Sni
der's two sons, who wer e arrested with
him, were honorably discharged on
agreement between counsel on the,
ground that there was no evidence i
against them. '
ALLIED WAR-HIPS MEETING
OFF LOWER CALIFORNIA
San Diego, Cal.. Nov. 21. That Br'.t-j
ish. Australian and Japanese warships j
are mobilizing off the coast of Lower,
California was the word brought to this
port yesterday, by Captain Robert Is
rael, of the ocean-going launch Non
such. According to Israel, the British
protected cruiser Newcastle and the
Japanese armored cruiser Idzurno were
coaled off the Guadaloupe Islan Is last
Tuesday by tho British liner Protesilaus
ami another commandeered merchant
Israel <loes not know in what direc
tions the two cruisers steamed alter
taking on fuel. Two other warsh ps,
southbound, whose names and nation
alities he could not learn, were sighted
by Israel. An unidentified foreign
warship passe.t this port yesterday 13
miles off shore, also southbound.
Israel's story is confirmed by fisher
men returning from the Mexican coast,
and it is generally supposed that the
warships are mobilizing preparatory to
steaming south to attack the German
squadron under Admiral von Spec.
EMBARGO LIST SHOWS 400
NON-EXPORTABLE ARTICLES |
Washington. Nov. 21.—Nearly 400
kinds of articles have been declared
non-exportable by neutral European
countries and are on their embargo lists,
as made public yesterday by the State
The list is arranged alphabetically l
and is so long as to resemble an Ameri
can tariff act. In prominent place, of
course, the arms and ammunition, but
there are also many articles which nev
er have been associated in the publie
mind with military use, such as goats,'
copra, hoes, gas cylinders, cotton waste,
earth wax, shellac and even seeds and
Yellow Book Nearly Beady
Paris. Nov. 21.—The ''Petit Parisi- 1
en" says the French Yellow Book will
appear on November 28 or 29 from the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The print
ing of the papers is almost finished
now. The book will comprise 175 pa-'
pers, including the appended parts.
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HARRISMTKd STAR-INDEPENDENT, SATURDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 21, 1914.
11; TO SB L! USURIES
I OF PARLIAMENT MM,
London. Nov. 21. 7.20 A. M.—J. P.j
P. Rawlinson, Unionist member of
Parliament from Cambridge University,
has given notice of his intention to;
move in the House of Commons a reso
lution providing that the salaries of
members of Parliament be discontinued
while the salaries of ministers are to be
reduced to the basis of those given in
1906. The resolution recites that this
action is taken in view of the drain
on the finances of the country.
Members of Parliament get a salary
of 4 00 pounds < $2,000). Such payments
was provided for in August, 1911,
when a resolution to that effect intro
luced by David Lloyd George, the
; Chancellor of the Exchequer, was
adopted. Previously members ha.l
served without | ay.
The salaries of members of the Cabi
net range from 2,000 pounds to 10,-
000 pounds. The latter suui is pa d to
| the Lord Chancellor. Tba premier and
| the Lord of the Privy Seal serve with
I OCOD LIFE OR GOES 10 JAIL
Court Orders Prisoner to Improve on
Wilkes Barre, Pa., Nov. 21.—Unless
Andrew Hulball leads a better life
than his neighbor, Vincent Spinell, he
' must go t« jail for assault and bat
| Spinell had Hulball arrested for at
tacking him. The Luzerne county court
, adopted a novel means of settling the
case by telling the defendant that, re
gardless of bow good a life Spinell may
lead, he must live a better one for the
next three months or go to jail.
Hulball was charged with attacking
Spinell after the latter'» cow had tram
pled down Huiball's garden.
Four Men Nearly Drowned
Sunburv, Nov. 21.—Four men were
nearly drowned in the Susquehanna
river here yesterday, when their boat
upset. They are Lloyd Berkheiser, Har
old Zeigler. Samuel Huck and James
Hos, all of Sunbury. They clung fast
1 to the overturned craft until it floated
into shallow water.
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Monday, matinee and night,. Nov.
23, "The Shepherd of the Hills.'' j
W'nMlav evening, Nov. 26,
Fritzi-Scheff ia "Pretty Mrs.
Friday afternoon aud evening, Nov.
Saturday afternoon and evening,
Nov. 28, "The Yellow Ticket."
Every afternoon and evening, high
Daily continuous audeville and pic
"The Shepherd of the Hll's"
"The Shepherd of the Hills,"' a
dramatisation of Harold Bell Wright's
novel of the same name by Mr. Wright
and Eli'iery W. Reynolds, is announced
for production at Jhe (Majestic Monday
matinee and night. Never in the history
of publishing ef books has a novel at
tained suc'h a wi-ae-sprcsd popularity in
the short space of four years. It has
exceeded bv one hundred tiousaud copies
the sale of tie previous biggest seller,"
"David 'Hariun. ' In making a play
ctf his story the author, in collaboration
with IMr. Reynolds, lias retained the
big dramatic possibilities of the book,
nmking the love story of "Young Matt
and Sammy Lane" his big t'heine. The
lay would be interesting even if it
only depended upon its excellent -char
acter-drawing to entertain, as I'he char
acters of the mountaiueers of fae
Ozarks are indeed unusual upon the
stage and lend a pieturesqueness that
is really worth while. Adv.
Miss Fritrj Scheff will be seen at
the Majestic Wednesday evening direct
; from the Casino theatre, Xew York, in
a new comedy entitled "Pretty Mrs.
Smith. Oliver 'Morosco wrote the
libri'tta in collaboration with Elmer
Marris. The music is by Messrs. Henry
Inmes and Alfred Robvn, the lyrics by
Mr. Kail Carroll. "Pretty Mrs. Smith'"'
j is in three aets, the settings re< resent
. iug beautiful Palm Beach at the height
oi the season. The prima donna is sur
■ cuntied by a company headed by Miss
t harlotte Greenwood and Svduev
j tirant, formerly of the Winter Garden,
George Anderson, Charles Purccll, Theo
! do re Babeoek, Lilian Tucker, James A.
: Gleasou. Misses iirae fjbaw, Daisy
Burton, Oeie Williams, Dolores Pftr
quotte, Louise look, Marie de Marquis,
.1. Richard Ryan, J. H. Childs. Harold
i Proctor, J. Van Ryan and Mile. (Mar
; cclle. There is a large beautv chorus
j elaborately gownoil. " Adv.
"The Garden of Olrls"
i The new show on the Columbia cir
cuit. scheduled at the Majestic theatre
' Friday afternoon and evening, is called
I The Garden of Girls,'' a straight mu
i sical farce iai two acts, designed on
the program as an "inconsequential
: medley" with burlesque features added.
There is action and ginger from the
! ris >' °f the curtain to the final drop.
It is said to be a erackerja *k singing
| show, from all advance accounts, and
! there is a chorus that can siug and
j dance and will be one of the big sar
j prises of the entertaimrent in |>olnt of
class and beauty. The presenting com
pauy names such well known artists
as Snitz Moore, George B. S'anon, Alva
McGill, Martha Edmorol, Heloise Hor
i ton, Beatrice La Due, Edna Lee, Flor
i ence Fletcher, Harvey Greene, Shaw
j and Lee and others. " Adv.
At the Orpheusn
To-day witnesses the close of Nat
Wills' engagement at the Orpheutn as
well as the manv noteworthy attrac
tions that appear on the same bill, sup
j porting this unusual star of laughter.
| For the coming week the management
i is announcing a bill of Keith hits that
j look to combine into a very appropriate
■ and uusual bill to be presented during
the Thanksgiving festivities. While
| there hhve been weeks at the Orpheum
that the headlincr was jrobablv more
conspicuous, yet the general strength of
the bill from the opening act to the
i lose looks to be unequaled. Light eu
! tertninment in almost every shade and
i hue known to vaudeville is" included in
the week's layout. To this there is just
one exception and that is the preten
tious heatlliner, which is a marvelous
dancing and vocal production to be pre
sented by the Golden troupe. Twelve
artists are required for the presentation
of this latter attraction, which is dis
j tinctly Russian. Gorgeous staging and
! elaborate costumiug makes their offer
ing a wonderful "sight act" while t'he
efforts of the artists are said to outdo
anything in their line in present day
vaudeville. Their act is described as
being a whirl of light, song, dance and
splendor. The laughing dish of the bill
will be served up by IMksDevitt, Lucy
and Kelly, in a comedy sketch called
"The Piano Movers." Other big names
of the bill will include Moore and Yates,
Burr and Hope, Will Morrissey and
Dolly Hackett, Those Three Girls and
Lynch and Zelier. Adv.
At the Colonial
John P. Wade and company, present
ing a fine Southern comedy ealled
" Marsa Shelby''s Chicken Dinner,"
and the varied Keith turns supporting
it, will appear at the Colonial for the
last time to-night. "The Lure of the
Sawdust," an excellent feature film, in
two parts, that has delighted "movie
fans'' immensely, will also be a part
of to-day's performance. The feature
act o-f the bill that comes to the Busy
Corner for the first half of the week
will be a comedy playlet that will make
a Ktrong appeal to young Harrisiburg.
This is the dramatization of that well
known fairy play ealled "Jack, the
Giant Killer, ' introducing George
Auger and company to patrons of that
playhouse. Tom Williams and company
will present a rattling comedy playlei
called "My Boy's Wife'' on the same
offering. Mary i'ic-kford in "The School
Teacher and the Waif" will be among
the moving picture features to be pre
sented during the first half of the week.
Paralysis Kills Hunter
Williamsport, Nov. 21.—Although
he waa just recovering from a serious
illness, James Kaster, 73 years old, of
Nippenose Valley, shouldered his rifle
yesterday and went to the woods in
search of game. He was stricken with
paralysis and died after his sou
Th« Rer. Fuller BergKrenaer Will De
liver a Lector* Monday Evening
Miildletown, Pa., Nov. 21.—Frank
House r transacted business at York to
Several men employed by tbe Trac
tion Company were iu town yesterday
laying out the line of the company
from Wood and Main streets to Cath
erine, and down Catherine to Water
street. Work on laying the tracks will
be started shortly.
The Wincroft stove works are hav
ing new steps placed in front of the
store room where John Kurtz has open
ed up a barber shop.
'Miss Tillle Nissley is clerking in the
store of H. A. Linhart for several
Mrs. C). O. Schaoffer has gone to
Philadelphia, where &he will visit rela
tives for some time.
Arthur King and daughter. Mrs.
George I). King, are spending several
days at New York City.
K. K. Demmv and wife have gone to
Freeland where thev will visit their
daughter, Mrs. H. A. Bell, for some
Edward Shiremau and F. Ilaesler
have returned home from a several
days hunting trip to Perry countv,
and succeeded in shooting quite a num
ber of rabbits and quail.
George Mish end force of men are
repairing the State road on Main
street from Lawrence street to Wood
Miss Mary Arnold has returned
home from a week's visit to her sister,
Mrs. Harvey Overdeer, of Columbia.
The Union Thanksgiving services
will be held in the St. Peter's Luther
an church at !> o'clock. The Rev. W. R.
Ridington will preach the sermon.
The Rev. Fuller Ber.jstresser, pastor
of the St. Peter's Lutheran church,
will deliver his lecture, ''The Vinegar
Peddler,' - in the Presbyterian church
on Monday evening.
Alex. Campbell spent vesterday at
The Rev. Joseph Weirich is holding
revival meetings at BVoverdale and
are largely attended.
Amnion Kreider, wlio had been ill
for the past several weeks, is able to
be out again. Mr. Kreider was hurt in
an automobile accident souie time ago
and has been housed up ever sinee.
Water connections were made to the
C. Strauss property on Main street,
near Wood street.
A smoker was held in the rooms of
the 1 regressive Club last evening and
a large number were present.
Edward Fissler is ill at his home on
Maurice Hippie aud wife are visit
ing relatives at Dillsborg, York coun
ty, for several days.
Contributions Will Be Solicited for the
N'ew\ille, Nov. 21.—Among the
plans which have been adopted by the
executive committee to secure relief for
the Belgians will be the placing of
•boxes for contributions in tho various
buisness places. The situation will also
1 e presented in the churches to-jnorrow.
The organization will receive aid, in
cluding money and grains. This effort
reaches to the outlying districts as well
as the town.
The Rev. V. \. and Mrs. Par
son, the recently-appointed pastor ol'
the church of God, and his wife, were
guests of honor at a gathering of mem
bers and friends of the church, which
was held iu the church on Thursday
evening. The affair was under the di
rection of the Ladies' Aid Society. A
short program was enjoyed, after which
the evening was spent socially and re
wish men ta wero served. D. H. Heller
welcomed the new pastor and wife in
behalf of the church, to which the Rev.
Mr. Parson responded. The Rev. A. P.
Stover, D. D„ of Carlisle, a former pas
tor, was present and made a few' re
Miss Lolita Borst is in Smyrna, Del.,
attending the funeral of a relative.
"Miss Lydia Harlan is home from a
visit with her sister, Mrs. Raymond
Myers, New York City.
Mrs. John Kost, daughter, Mrs. C. V.
Ilefflefinger, and the letter's little
daughter, Catherine, have roturned
from a delightful visit with relatives in
On Sunday the Rev. Mr. Richards, of
Gettysburg, will prea h in St. (Paul's
Lutheran church, morning and evening.
H. G. Day, of Harrisburg, Was Here
Wiconisco, Nov 21.—John E. Buck
ey spent Wednesday in Harrisburg.
H. G-. Day, of Harrisburg, made a
business call here Tuesday.
Mrs. Samuel Miller and sons spent
a few days with the family of Henry
Maurer in Steelton.
Miss Dorothy Acaley spent last week
Mrs. Joshua Evans and daughter,
Ttelma, spent last week in Reading.
Beatrice Stuppy spent Wednesday
Miss Miriam Alexander, of Port
Carbon, is the guest of Miss Anna
Prof. Robert C. Gingrich Will Give a
Elizahethtown, Nov. 21.—0n Sun
day afternoon Prof. Robert C. Gingrich
will give a grand musical concert in
the chapel at the Masonic Home.
Among those who will participate in
the rendition are the Rev. E. O. Bitner,
men's chorus of 16 voices and Prof. H.
C. Witmoyer, all of Palmvra.
Attorney John E. Snyder, of the
131izabethtown and Deodate trolley line,
stated the work at this end of the road
could not be started before next spring.
Thaddeus H. Pierce, an employe of
the Pennsylvania railroad at this place,
and Miss Nora E. Seiler, of Lockiport,
Perry county, were married Saturday,
the Rev. Mr. Hoverter officiating. Aft
er the ceremony they went to house
keeping in this place.
The Borough Council have purchased
a Brockway motor truck and chemical
apparatus for the use of the borough
The five head of cattle in B. :L. Gei
ger's stock yards in this borougto re
main quarantined and, being affected
with the mouth and hoof disease, will
be killed this week.
J. A. Ulrich is the executor of the
FRITZI SCHEFF AND HER GOWNS
A T THE MAJESTIC ON WEDNESDA Y
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To juggle three husbands, —two "ex" and one "semi-detached"—to wesr
five ravishing gowns, trimmed with pecks of brilliants, and to sing four songs
embellished with innumerable trills and thrills, is no small task I'or one wco
woman. Mrs. Fritzi Scheff accomplishes all this in "Pretty Mrs. Smith," with
out turning a hair of lier carefully arranged coiffeur or making a v.rinkle in ouo
of her gorgeous gowns.
Lucille gowns they are—typical Lucille gowns, graceful in lino and clev
erly draped; typical Fritzi gowns, too. displaying tastefully and effectively the
exquisite, slender figure and beautiful throat and arms of the popular "little
devil of comic opera."—Adv.
estate of Mary Ferry, deceased, of this
Several of our young; men will go to
New York City on the excursion to
I'. (J. Sweigert, the West High street
grocer, has solo out his bread route
to Witnter Brothers and will remove to
The Crescent <'lub will hold a fornval
opening of their refurnished rooms in
Ilorft's building on the evening of De
FOURTEEN CLERKS NAMED
L'jzorno County Assessors Leave Three
Republicans in Office
Witkes-Barre, Pa., Nov. 21.—The
newly appointed Board of County As
sessors yesterday announced the ap
pointment of fourteen cerks, who take
office on January 1. Three Republicans
will coutinue in office. The fourteen
clerkships were distributed as follows:
Republicans— Reese Lloyd, chief
clerk, salary $2,000; Samuel Block, as
sistant, salarv $1,5-00; Janies Quina,
eerk, salary $1,200.
Democrats —Thomas Gorman, assist
ant, salary $1,500, and the following
ollhers at a salary of $1,200 per year;
W. J. Barry, Joseph Agbburger, E. J,
Keating, John F. Roskoe, Thomas Mic-
Groarty, Robert Jones, Michael Koselar,
Edward A. Nolnn and Bernard Gal
Not a Cent on Senatorship
Altoona, Pa., Nov. 21. —(Nicholas
Gansz, of Altoona, Democratic candi
date for State Senator, did not- receive
nor sipend a penny in 'his campaign,
according to his statement filed yester
day. Senator-elect Plymouth W. Sny
der spent $395.89, not one cent of
which went to disseminate information.
B,(MM) Saw Safety First Exhibit
The safety first exhibit held in con
nection with the Welfare and Efficiency
Conference closed last night at 10
o'clock. The exhibitors made every
haste to leave the city, as a show simi
lar to the one in this city will be held
next week in New York.
Jones' little boy c#me home from
schol one day very boastful of the
fact that he "could spell dog, but when
he was asked by his father to do so he
"What kind of a dog!" he asked.
"Why, any kind of a dog," said 'Fa
"A dog like Blank's dog?"
"Well, Blank ain't got any dog."—
Woman's Home Companion.
Typhoid and Oocoanut Milk
An English writer tells of a colored
woman in Tritidad who was dying, be
yond all hope, of typhoid, anil pleaded
to be allowed to drink of cocoanut
juice. She was beyond* the reach of
good or harm, so she had her cocoanuts
and drank the juice, not of one but of
eight in succession—perhaps a gallon
of liquid, and the orgie indisputably
saved her life.
An Ornithological Curiosity
Jane Ann had called, on her after
noon out, to see her friend Matilda.
The latter's mistress had just pur
chased a parrot, and Jane Ann was
much interested in the bird. "B.rds
is very sensible," she said: "you kin
learn them anything. I used to work
for a lady that had a bird in a clock,
an' when it was time to tell de time of
day it used to come out an' say
'Cuckoo' jest as many- times as the
time was!" "Go 'long! You don't say
so!" said Matilda incredulously.
"Yes!" replied Jane Ann. "And the
most wonderful part was that it was
only a wooden bird tool"—London
JUDGE SELECTED FOR SHOW
J. W. Andrews to Pick Prize Birds at
Joint Poultry Show "
«T. W. Andrews, of Dightioii, Mass.,
will .judge the White Wyaudottes at
the joint, show of the Central Pennsyl
: vania Poultry Association and the Na-
I tional White Wvanaotte Club, in Chest
| nut Street Hall, December S to 12. Ne
! gotiations for his servicos were closed
> yesterday by Secretary Smith of the
j local association. The selection of this
: noted White Wyandotte specialist is
sure to meet with the approval of
; every exhibito'r ol' birds of this popular
Indications point to an entry list
double that of last year. There will
be gains in every class but perhaps the
largest gain will be in bantams. It
is the ambition of local bantam breed
i ers to build up the bantam class from
year to year in the Harrisburg show.
The work done along that line this year
will show results at the forthcoming
This year the show will run five full
days as against four last year. The
doors will not close until 10 o'clock
GIVES LECTURE ON SNAKES
Live Battler Permitted to Crawl About
A novel and interesting lecture waa
given last night by M. B. Foster, of
Cold Springs, before the Harrisburg
Natural History Society, in the Tech
nical High school auditorium. A live
rattlesnake with its poisonous fangs
ready for immediate use crawled about
on the stage. To show that the snake
was harmless Mr. Foster carefully drew
its fangs out with a pencil.
Fifteen varieties of snakes were car
ried with the lecturer, each snake hav
ing its owii home in a bag." A big rat
tlesnake was passed out among the au
dience, which was invited to becomo
acquainted with the reptile.
The first half of the lecture was il
lustrated with colored lantern slides
and showed the snakes in their native
haunts. Mr. Foster ridieuleiM many
popular snako guperstitions, tmo heing
that whiskey is cure for
Ho explained that the reptiles
immense value to farmers because tnfcy
eat field mice and insects.
MECHANICS HOLD BANQUET
Penbrook Benevolent Society Was Two
Tears Old Last Evening
A banquet attended by a majority of
the members marked the observance of
the sfcond anniversary of Penbrook
Council, No. 328, Junior Order United
American Mechanics in council room
last evening. Harry E. Hoerner, the
financial secretary,* presided and acted
Toasts were offered by A. L. Shope
and John Hoerner as well as other
prominent members \vho confined their
remarks to the "good of tbij order."
pointing out the splendid progress made
by the council since its inception.
Hearing Heart Beats
If you hear your heart beat in one
ear, as many persons do, it is no proof
of anything wrong with the heart. It
is much more likely to be a local defect
such as chronic catarrh of the m.ddle
ear or stiffness and retraction of the
drum. This on the authority of Dr.
Kobert H. Babcock of Chicago.
Thanks for His Money
VVeekle —So Slippsv is a defaulter,
ehf Deekle —So they say. Weekle—
By George, I always wondered why he
said - 'Thank you" so pleasantly every
time 1 made a deposit!