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Have You Yet to Decide Which Piano
Or Player=Piano to Choose for
the Family Xmas Gift?
Many persons acting upon our suggestion have al
ready chosen their Xmas p.ano or player-piano, but there is still
plenty of time and a new stock of instruments on display for those
who have yet to make their selection.
To«morrow will be one ■ rfiSLs 111
of the best days to make E!EELi)>L~ j 1
investigations, for we have J* " jjgjg
just received a new lot of ||t ; ' f E I
Chickering, Poole. Kimball, Bush F IB MB
& Lane, and J. H. Troup B
and Playotone player
pianos, priced from $455 to SIOSO, |n r \
will also be on display to-morrow-
See and Hear These New Instruments To
morrow—Let Us Tell You How Easily You
May Now Claim Yours for Xmas
j ) 1 v And don't make the mistake of
r , mk waiting until Xmas week to order
our The only way to be
ISSrrDi sure ett^n S t^le particular style
kiiiyl and finish you want is to ORDER
I IT TO-MORROW.
At present we have a complete
stock of all styles, 315 to i2OO in every finish,
but to avoid disappointments we are booking
orders in rotation. Get yours to-morrow.
i II JJ You are also cautioned to come in
to-morrow, and before choosing a
musical instrument of any kind —
Hear Edison's New Musical Instrument—The Diamond Disc
You'll Be Delighted to Discover What Edison Has Done
Prices S6O, SBO, $l5O, S2OO, $250 and Up
TERMS—which will enable you to have music on Xmas and thereafter—
gladly arranged. Will you make your investigation and selection to-morrow.
The J. H. Troup Music House
Building 15 S. Market Sq,
LAKE NOW WHEAT FIELD
Kansas Hunting Kesort • Made Into
Kich Farm Land
Hutchinson. Kau.. Dec. 4.—A few
years ago one of the largest bodies of
water in central Kansas was Lake Mc-
Farland. located east of Inman. Over
1.000 acres were covered by this lake,
which was fully seven feet deep of
It was a famous hunting resort. Mil
lions of wild ducks ami geese visited
InJpater Blisters On Hands. Spread
J* II Over Body. Could Not Sleep
- Or Rest Or Put Hands In Water.
Used Cuticura Soap and Ointment.
Hands Completely Healed.
Centre. Pa.—"The trouble on my
hands in small white blisters and completely
covered them Both palms and backs came
out in water blister* lika
Ivy poison and my hands
became so badly swollen
that I could not move my
y lingers The blisters burst
\ and then became full of
L > , | \ pus and came off in scales.
K \\ fe. It then spread all orer my
/»\ \ , body and the skin became
red and like raw meat. I
could not sleep nor have any rest day or
nigh: with such terrible Itching and burning
and I could not bear to put my hands is
"1 tried eTery remedy that could be
thought of bat nothing did any good until
a friend advised Cuticura Soap and Oint
ment Relief was almost instant and in less
than a week my hands were completely
healed after using Cuticura Soap and Oint
ment. I used a cake of Cuticura Soap and
box of Cuticura Ointment and I know there
Is nothing better." Signed'; Mis* Anna J.
Couch. Feb. 6, 1914.
Samples Free by Mail
For treating poor complexions, red. rough
hands, and dry. thin and falling hair. Cuti
cura Soap and Cntlcura ointment hare been
the world's favorites for more than a gen
eration. Sold everywhere. liberal sample of
esK± mailed free, with 32-p. Skin Book. Ad
drees poat-card' Cuticura, L>ept.T, Boston." ;
the lake and its marshes annually.
Sportsmen came from all over Kansas,
from Kansas City, and even from Chi
i cago to enjoy the rare fall shooting at
A man named Dressen took a Ivan
tage of this annual influx of sportsmen
and built a tine hotel on the banks of
the lake, which entertained the shoot
But to-day where Lake McFarian I
was ou the ma; s there is now an im
mense wheat deld. All that is left of
the big lake is a few a< res of ma i
puddles. The rest of the lan 1 is under
cultivation, having been drained. It 'a
vast area has produced several thou
sands of dollars worth of wheat in the
last two years.
As early as IS9B Jacob Balzer threw
up a road across his part of the basin
because it was a long way around it,
but the idea of making farm land out
of its bei di i not occur to him or anv
one else at that time.
In 1911 Mr. Balzer diked off thir
ty-five acres, which were sowed to
wheat the following year with the hap
py result of thirty-six bushels an acre
on eight acres; thirty an acre on the
rest of the tract. This season *s' crop
reached the gratifying figure of thirty-,
two bushels an acre.
Last year the Warner brothers diked,
and sowed fifty acres to wheat which
average 1 thirty bushels. In the same
season Brooks Graves diked and sowed
eighty acres ani was rewardel by thir
ty-six bushels an acre.
Lebanon Christmas Funds Heavy
Lebanon, Dec. 4, —A Christmas fund
of approximately 1200,000 will be re
lease.! in Lebanon during the week of
December 14 from the various savings
cUibs and banks, where the savings of
a year have been deposited by nearly
B,o<>o members. The largest amount
will be disbursed by the First National
bank, whieh will send out checks to'
their 4.500 members for approximate!*"
SIIO,OOO, and the Farmer's Trust
Company will issue to their 1,750
members the checks anwuntinir to
Stroke Fatal to S. James Boyd
Hecsel, Deo. 4. S. James Bovd, 69 !
years old, died last night from the ef- j
fects of a stroke. He was one of the j
most prominent men in tihis section of j
Lancaster county and for many years
was the postmaster here. He was a j
uiemiier of the Prerftyterian cfouTV-h and '
• rior to being rac postmaster he con- i
ducted a general store. Several ehil- j
dren survive. i
HARRISBTTBG STAR-INDEPENDENT, FRTDAY EVENING, DFCEMFFK 4. 1914.
AT LAW OVER A TEA POT
Given to Ancestor of Litigants 200
Years Ago for Quelling Riot
Philadelphia, Deo. 4.—A spirited
contest was waged before Judge Gest
in the Orphans' Court over a silver
tea pot and salver which had been pre
sented nearly two hundred years ago
to 'John Clement, ancestor of tiie liti
gants, by the citizens of a town in
England for quelling a riot. The issue
wr.s raise i in the audit of the estate
of Emily 11. Stocker.
Mrs. Mart;n D. French, who is nearly
90 years old, claims the kettle on the
ground that it was given to her by her
mother. Caroline Stocker, in a writing
referred to in her will. The aged woman
refused to concede a single point, even
in face of the faet that her claim to
the kettle could not be proved absolute
ly. because the paper mentioned in the
will of her mother couid not be pro
Mrs. Arlington Gilpin, of Gorman- j
town, niece of Mrs. French, was also j
present to defend her claim to the heir
loom, and in support thereof produced j
the will of Emily H. Stocker, who was i
the sister of Mrs. French and atint of [
Mrs. Gilpin. The much sought tea pot'
and other articles ha i come into the j
possession of Emily H. Stocker through '
the death of her two unmarried sisters, j
Anna Maria and Mary, who inherite 1 i
the heirlooms upon the death of their i
mother, Caroline Stocker. In her wili
Emily bequeathed the kettle and sal-1
ver to Mrs. Gilpin.
Mrs. French also declared through
her counsel that Emily Stocker had no •
right to will the articles to Mrs. Gil
pin, as she hal only a one-half inter-j
est in the kettle, owing to the failure j
of Mary Stocker, her sister, to draw up '
a will disposing of her then one-halt
interest in the heirlooms.
Judge Gest was in doubt as to the :
jurisdiction of the eourt over the dis- j
pute as to the division of tb-» property, i
but took'the matter under eonsidera- 1
Safety Razors !
16 N. Third St. and Penna. Station ''
Chairman Crow Shows
Spent That Amount
in the Campaign
Vane# C. McCormick Paid Out *21,-
In His Unsuccessful Run for
Governor Governor-elect Brum
baugh Spent $4,040
Following each other closely late yes
terday afternoon viuno the ti.ing at the
Suite Department of the largo expense
j accounts of 'the two principal political
parties of the J?t«te for the campaign
J ended a month ago.
Kolaul 8. Morris, chairman of the
, Democratic State committee, made a re
port allowing that he reooivod $Bl,-
4 C7. 51> and expended $81,392.60, but'
still owes $14,670.65.
| William E. Crow, chairman of tho
Republican t'tate Committee, in his re
) port showed that he
jam! rtveived $153,896.30, and still
j owes J92.471.62.
The expense account of Vance C. Me
! Cormick, Democratic candidate for Gov
! ernor, showed receipts of $2,450 and
j expenditures of $2,250.
! Dr. IMartin G. Brumbaugh reported
no rtvcijvts but expenditures ot $4,-
9 49.52, but the Brunrbaugh Citizens'
Committee. which had charge of his per
sonal campaign expenses, received $20,-
985.93 and epewt $20,899.61.
I There were 3.750 contributors to the
i Democratic State Committee's cam
paign fund, ami of these 3,150 gave
loss than $25 each, and 110 cou t rib
' a tor a p«ve SIOO each. Vance C. Me
! Cormk-k, candidate for Governor,
1 '' tapped his bar'l" to the extent of
$13,004, and Joseph K. Gutt'ey, of
Pittsburgh, pave $5,000. Henry 11. Jlie-1
Cormick, a brother of Vance, gave sl,-j
t>6o, ami the Democratic National Com- j
mat toe handed out $1,500. Brooks Lee j
j contribute,! $1,500 ami Miss Anne Me
i'ormick, sister of the UubornatoriaJ
candidate, gave SI,OOO. Robert S. :
Bright- gave $1,000; Rolatni S. Morris,!
$550: George N. 2sorris, $500; C. N.
Crosby, S2OO and Arthur B. Clark, (
SIOO. Xo announcement was made of!
iuiv contributions l>y Congressman Pal-!
Among other contributors to the Dem
ocratic JHate Committee of SIOO or
i more, were Postmaster F. C. Sites, liar- i
risburg, $100; Collector of the Port'
William H. Berry, $200: L. N. Xeiffer,
$200; James S. Mugoe. $400; Postmas
ter John A. Thornton, Philadelphia, j
$100; Robert McCormick, $200; IXiu
ald MoCormiok. $250; Williajn Has
! sou, Oil City. $250; Mrs. Mary M.'Cor
! miok, $500; Daniel F. Pull, sl'>o; H.
• \V. McCormick, $100:' Samuel Kutikel,
$200; James McCormick, $200; T. K.
Vandyke, $100; Judge R. K. I'mibel,
i Fayette, $100; Mrs. Annie C. McCor
The classified expenditures were: Ad-;
vertising, printing and dissemination of !
! information. $40, |, 00; postage, $$,000; j
, .-ontributions to county committees for !
•'watchers" $25,00*0; salaries and,
i clerk hire, $9,000; speakers, meeting
' :iud traveling expenses, $10,000; te'.e-:
phone and telegraph, $2,000; inci-i
dentals and general expenses, $2,000, |
or $96,000 in all, including the out- I
j standing indebtedness.
The Republican State Committee'
account shows a deficit of $92,471.62,1
which includes unpaid bills of $66,-;
555.C2 and notes aggregating $25,-
616.60. discounted during 1913 and
1914. In a statement given out yester-
day, State Chairman Crow announced
that he would immediately begin the
work of meeting this deficit by appeal
ing to Republicans of the State. Let
ters asking for funds will be sent out
within the next few days.
Through the cctive work of W, A.
Burjieo, treasurer of the finance com
mittee of the State committee, the sun
of $52,000 was collected to heip de
fray the expenses of the campaign.
This is by far the !arge?t contribution.
Other hrg-e contributions were as fol
Charles MIIICT, $5,000; Senator
Penrose. $2,500; Frank B. Mcl'lain,
$2,500; Daniel F. Lafean, $2,500;
Thomas S. Crago. $2,500; James
Loughlin, Jr., $2,500; John R. K.
Scott, $2,500; Henry A. Loughlin, $2,-
500; George H. Earle, Jr., $2,500;
G. M. Loughlin, $2,400; Henry Houck,
AMOLOX THE "
Many Cures Reported Dally in Towns
Where It Is Known
The wonderful cures that are being
made by this remarkable new remedy
are almost beyond belief. A young
lady from Ottumwa, la., for many years
suffered from a bad case of eczema.
Her face was a sight to behold; all cov
ered with red blotches, pustules and pim
ples. So unsightly was her appearance
she gave up all social life. Failing to
find relief with doctors and remedies,
she became despondent and discouraged.
After a few weeks' treatment with
liquid and ointment the scaly red
ness disappeared, pustules healed and
she was entirely ctrrcd. A few months
following her mother wrote that Aino
lox had done wonder for her daughter,
and she was married last week. Seems
like a fairy tale, doesn't it T Yet this
is the truth. This is only one of the
many cases that are being reported in
towns where Amolox has been intro
duced and its merits have become
known. Amolox is invaluable for ec
zema, psoriasis, acne, tetter, barber's
itch, red nose or any skin affliction.
Recommended and guaranteed by Geo.
A. Gorgas and H. C. Kennedy. Your
money back if it fails to do what we
claim for it. Trial size 50c. Adv.
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[ Store Opens CALL 1991-ANY *PHONE."&" Store Closes <
JT% FOUNDED 10 71 f J
; Tomorrow To . morrow ;
at 9A. M. at 9 P M
HARRIS BURSTS POPULAR BIMUtTTIBNT STOM tIL 3 m * <
; Balmacaans for Men and Young ;
: Men That Are New and Different!
► Every shipment secures new friends for tlie Balmacaan, and they are *
► shown iu the newest Scottish weaves of greys, blues, tan, greens and browns.
► They have the newest convertible collars. In sizes from 32 to 44. at $7.50, ""
y SIO.OO, $12.a0, $15.00 and $16.50. In the above we are showing six
► new styles in the heavier cloths, such as chinchilla and kerseys.
► The New 3-Button Double N . <
; Breasted Form Fitting $7.50 for Young <
: Overcoats for Young Men's Suits that
Men Are Here .* - < „ <
For the young men who desire an overcoat VT U1 Lll js •j7\J <
► that is different we are showing live styles. - _ w* g\
► They have velvet collars and are cut knee &U.U. SI2 50
y length, lined with serge and Venetian cloth. 4
. Prices are SIO.OO, $12.50, $13.50 and T u„ aA arß . , , . <
" $15.00. Among these are chinchillas and *Z ISS worstoda t aml <
► diagonal cloths. " f!" 11 '" a " d ?" <
. M n , v mr * r\ A « button English models. Not every size 111
S«J «-i T* Men , Overcoat.; Spe ; , go( , d in .' t] ™ <
► cial at s4.Bs—about twenty-five men 8 and special lot at 57.50. .
' young men s all wool overcoats in full and
► three-quarter lengths, sizes 32 to 38; prices are showing the new Tartan checks, 4
► formerly were $7.50, $8.50 and-$9.90. Roman stripes and the conservative color- «
► $9.90, $10.50 and $12.50 Warm Overcoats i"K s °f sn 'ts for men and young men.
at $7.00- —There are about forty overcoats Every desired model is here and every size
in this lot. They are made of tine heavy for the youngster who is just going into i
* cheviots and fancy back camel's hair cloth: long trousers to the corpulent men who
full and three-quarter length; lined with Ve- wears size 50. The prices are $9.90, <
► netian, satin sleeves and yoke; convertible
$12.50, $15.00 and up to $25.00. 4]
► and shawl collars. Nearly all sizes. %. i
$2,000; A. W. Mellon, $2,000; R. B.
Mellon, $2,000; Allegheny County Re
publican Committee, $2,00 E. V.
Dr. M. G. Brumbaugh, $1,000; Siacn
uel D. and J. I). Lit, $1,000; F. K.
Babcoek. $1,000; Jiimes Elverson, ,lr.,
$1,000; George T. Oliver, $1,00J); R.
A. Penrose, Jr., $1,000; M. M. Gar
land, $1,000; Spencer Penrose, sl,-
000; Charles B. Penrose, $600; J. H.
Cununings, $500; WiMiaim F. Tauble,
$500; Edward Morrell, $500; John C.
Bell, $500; C. F. Wright, $300; M. J.
Brefht, $300; 8. L. Lane, $300; Sam
uel G. Dixon, $300; John Price Jack
son, $250; A. E. Keoport, $250; John
R. Wiggins, $250; John Lehman,
$250; X. R. Bu'.ler. $200; Samuel 0.
Todd, $200; Chester P. Rav, $200;
Thomas E. Murphy, $200; A. E. Jones,
$200; Samuel D. Foster, $200; David
S. B. Chew, S2OO.
J. Herbert Snow, $200; Thomas J.
Stewart, $200; John M. Revno'lds,
$200; W. F. Rice. $200; Saimiel W.
Pennypacker, $200; Joseph W. Hunt
er, $200; F. A. Smith, $200; Philip
H. Johnson, $200; Walter H. Gaither,
$165; James A. Carey, $150; Joseph
L. Baldwin, $150; E. A. Devlin, SISU;
Barry C. Raosley, $150; Robert E.
Foster, $150; William I. Scbaffor,
$150; John P. Dohonev, $150; Brom
ley Wharton, $150; Archibald B. Mil
ler, $150; Samiuel B. Rambo, $150;
Charles E. Hustis, $150; Jaimes N.
Moore, $150; William H.Smith, $150;
Harry D. Heller, $150; Thorn I :is Lynch
Montgomery, $135; N. B. Critchfield,
$135; Morris Wolf, $125; C. A. Emer
son. Jr., $125; Ennory R. Johnson,
$125; H. A. Surface, $125; James
Foust, $120; B. Franklin Royer, $120;
James MoCurdy, $120; C.J .Marshall,
$120; Charles D. Wolf, $120; George
H. Biles, $120; Samuel W. McCulloeh,
$120; W. Limltey Hosforvl, $120; E.
I. Simtpson, $120; WillM,m J. Roney,
$120; Wilbur R. Batt, $120; C. Hwe
Ouuunings, $105; S. C. Register, $lO5.
Others Gave 3 Per Cent.
Included in the Bat of contributors
was practically every Republican, Cap
itol Hill and State employe with a
contribution representing three per 1
cenit. of his salary for one year.
The chief item in the expenditures |
is $118,330.53 for publicity. Another]
important item is $66,174.30 sent to
various county committees to assist in
I the work of creating sentiment ajid
i getting out the vote. Following are the
Publicity, $117,330.33; railroad
mileage. $3,470.1.; telegraph and teJo
-1 phone, $3,045.89; rent, $1,419.98;
clerk hire, stenographers, etc., $14,-
i 499.50; hotel expenses, $8,008.51;
contributions to committees, $66,174.-
j 30; freight and expressage, $1,220.-
\ 6S; postage, $5,813.83; speakers'
I bureau, $6,559.41; merchandise and
j miscellaneous, $6,357.95.
McCormick Expenses $21,930
Vance C. McCormick, Democratic
candidate for Governor, received
$2,450, of which $2,250 came from his
sister, Miss Anne McCormick, and
S2OO from his uncle, James McCor
mick. Mr. McCormick'b expenses were
j very heavy, however, amounting to
| $21,936.64. To the Democratic State
i Committee he gave $13,000 and to the;
Washington State Committee $1,500.1
The Philadelphia Washington party city !
; committee got $4,000, of which SI,OOO
j went to George F. iHolmes and $3,000
Ito A. G. Graham. The Palmer-McCor
-1 mick I/eague of Dauphin county got
I SIOO and the Dauphin county Washing
ton committee $750, while $1,600 went
to the Dauphin county Democratic
committee. Other expenditures were:
; Central Democratic Cluto, $250; iHarris
burg Palmer-McCormick League, $250;
Harrisburg citv Democratic committee,
Governor-elect Brumbaugh spent
$4,949.52, giving SI,OOO to the Re
publican State committee and $3,091.93
| to the Brumbaugh citizens' committee.
YOU CAN SAVE
His other expenditures were: Travel
ing expenses, $392.40; postage, $8.30;
• board and rooms, $164.53; supplies and
newspapers, $63.15; telephone and tele-
Ij graph, $44.28; stenographers, $50.14;
waiters, porters, etc., $134.79.
Brumbaugh Citizens' Committee
The Brumbaugh citizens' committee
reported contributions of $20,988.93
and expenditures of $20,599.61. There
j were 187 contributors to this citizens'
committee campaign fund.
'••Rail Rah" Spent $1,28J»
A few ibelated expense accounts of
the last camI]-aign 1 ] -aign drifted into the State
Department to-day, one day late, but
they were "received ami AW." One
was from the 1 ' Bah, Rah " 'boys of Pal
merlMcCoraifcik College iMen's League,
with headquarters in Philadelphia. E.
Bayly Seymour, tine treasurer, report
ed that he received $1,321.14, of which
$726 caune from Democratic State
j fhairman Morris, and spent $1,289, all
| for traveling and other expenses of the
memlbers sent throughout the State to
work up sentiment among the college
James IH. Vrooks, treasurer of the
Bucks county branwh of the Pennsylva
nia Protective Union, squeezed $984.80
into the bag, of which Joseph R.
Grundy, head of the Manufacturers'
Association, gave $549.80. He gave
$750 to Dhe Republican County Com
(ieorge Kglrbrunner, treasurer of the
Thirty-eig'hth ward Paliner-McOormick
League, 1 Ihiladelphia, got S3O from the
parent league and spent, it for
John iM. Flood, treasurer of the
Twenty-seven Ward Palmer-McCormick
League, Philadelphia, got S9O and it
I went to watchers.
I William A. Herzmann, treasurer Berks
county branch, Pennsylvania Protective
L'nion, got $1,300 from contributors,
and gave $l,lOO to the parent league.
Max Barbour, treasurer First Ward
PalmerlMcCormick League, Philadel
phia, got $lB5 and paid it out for
The Harrisburg Polyclinic Dispensary
will be open daily except Sunday at
3 p. m., at its new location. Front and
Harris streets, for the free treatment
of the worthy poor.
IT PAYS TO USE STAR
INDEPENDENT WANT APS