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All tke Popular Overcoat Styles Are Here., Men
And Particularly Interesting is Our Showing of Balmacaans
The Balmacaan is the most popular overcoat style this season, and we have outfitted hundreds of men and young men. Buying largtr
quantities than ever has brought us price advantages from the manufacturers, and for to-morrow we have planned an interesting sale in our
Men's and Young Men's Clothing Section, Here are the styles:
Plain and fancy weaves and double-faced fabrics in overplaid and Scotch
mixtures, oxford and blue grey cheviots. I W J
Full cut skirt, broad convertible collar, vertical pockets, split sleeves I A
Sizes 33 to 38, Rainproof, SIB.OO values at i"i 9 m
$12.50 Balmacaans at $8.50 S2O and $22.50 Balmacaans, sls Stylish Suits From America's
Brown Scotch mixtures and grey Scotch mixtures; models Grey chinchilla, brown worsted and cheviot, blue chinchilla - COA
that button to the neck; 40 to 45 inches long, rainproof. and dark grey Scotch overplaids; broad collar and lapels, I -1 OrOmOSl iVlfl.K.orS, *plv_/ TO
* vertical and patch pockets; plaid backs.
sls and $16,50 Balmacaans, $lO <Ran - Thev
_ , , -i. , , *PO\J VJV t/lUUdlo, will be a revelation to vou in what we can furnish at this popu-
Dark grev heavv worsted and cheviot, brown and grev x ... ~, ,_ . * , i
mixed worsted and srrev Scotch mixture Balmacaans, rainproof, l'lnest qualities of blue chidchilla, brown chinchilla and lar price.
onnvorrihfo <.nl]ar< Q'i t r, grey chinchilla; three-quarter length; shawl collar, belted and ~ ...
pleated or plaid back; blanket or fancy plaid lined; single or stylish 1 Wh\, they fairly radiate this season s newness
Boys' Balmacaans at $5 double breasted. . and individuality. Not one style, but many—all new, and all
r) >XT rll o i 4- & C mighty attrac^ve -
Boys' Balmacaans in grey and tan Scotch mixtures, blue DOVS INOITOIK OUIIS ai 3>o Blue senre Din strined blue worsteds and eassimpre^-blirl
aud grev ehinehilla and fiuicv grev cheviot; sizes to 10 vears; , c i 1- , , • «ue serge, pm striped blue worsteds and cassimeres, black
1 t or full lined; convertible'or militarv collar $5.~00. ' Boys Scotch mixtures, plain grey cassnneres and cheviots, or white checks; tartan checks in rich combinations; hairline,
brown mixed cassimeres, blue serges, tan Scotch mixtures, grey shadow and herringbone stripes; overplaid cassimeres; latest
Boys' $7.50 Balmacaans in grey, tan and brown Scotch mix- j Scotch tweeds; fancy shadow striped worsteds; Norfolk style, English two and three-button sacks
tures and cheviots; sizes 11 to 18 years; convertible collar; yoke i patch pockets, extra pair trousers, full lined, coats serge lined,
and sleeves lined; rainproof, s*>.oo. . 55.00. !Many styles at SIO.OO, $12.50 and $15.00.
Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart Clothing, Second Floor, Rear—Three Elevators.
Priscilla Club Members Entertained by
the Misses Landis
Halifax. Dei'. 4. W. C. Heisler was
elected superintendent of the Methodist
Sunday school at a meeting of the
Sunday school board on Wednesday
Homer Dunk?l moved his family to
Millersburg. where lie seeured employ
ment in a shoe factory.
Otto Zehentmaver returned hom»
Wednesilay after (-pending several days
visiting his mother, Mrs, Mary Zeh-
H. A.. C. will hold a bake in
theJoasemeut of the M. E. church Sat-,
lujpay afternoon, commencing at 2
.. t> clock.
Miss Emma Hess has returned home
after a visit to friends at Berrysburg.
The Priscilla Club ilunior was enter
tained by the Misses Mary and Abigail
Landis on Wednesday evening at their
home on Second street.
Mrs. O. E. Seagrist is ill at her home
On Front street.
"he Pipe Organ iu St. Paul's Lutheran
Church Was Dedicated Sunday
Blain, Dee. 4.—The W. C. T. U.
will hold a meeting in the Reformed
ehurch on Monday.
Miss Marie Stroup, of Pine Grove,
spent the week-end with friends in
Lov Bistline. Edmund Book and'
Robert Wentz left on Tuesday to take
the mid-winter course in agriculture at
Rasmer Hockenberry and wife, of
Altoona, spent some time with rela
tives in town.
' Miss Olive Martin, of Andersonburg,
is visiting her brother, Harry Martin.
Mr. and Mrs. Clark Rhinesmith, of
lowa, are visiting relatives.
David Berrier is visiting relatives
at this place.
Mrs. James Wolf and daughter, Miss
Sarah, are visiting the family of
The pipe organ recently installed in
the St. Paul's Lutheran church was
HARRISBITRG STAR-INDEPENDENT, FRIDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 4. 1914.
Mrs. Charles Rhan Died Early Tester
Hummelstown, Dec. 4.—Mrs. Caro- j
line Rhan, wife of Charles Rhan, died >
yesterday morning after a short illness
at her home on East Second street. She j
was aged 54 years and is survived by I
her husband and four children, Jacob, j
Mrs. Harry Wise and Charles R., of j
town, and Mrs. Clayton Bausman, of
Middletown. The funeral will take
place on Sunday afternoon at 1.30
0 Vloek. Services will be held at the
house and will be conducted by the!
Rev. A. S. Lehman, pastor of the United j
Brethren church. Interment will be;
made in the Hummelstown cemetery. j
Mrs. Harry Seifcert and son. Russell, i
spent yesterday with the former's
daughter, Mrs. Charles Leibv, at Har
During the third month of school
there was an enrollment of 439 pupils,
as shown by the report of Prof. W. A.
Geesey, principal of the borough
schools. The average attendance for
the month was 184 boys and 214 girls,
making a percentage of attendance for j
the month of 96 and the percentage of !
attendance for the term of 97. There!
wtre present every day during the'
month 248 pupils and 150 pupils have!
1 een present at every session during the '
term. During the past month there
were 2£ visitors to the schools.
Mrs. Harriet Crist visited the family
of her brother, Harry Rhoads, at Har
William C. Zeiter spent Wednesday
with his sister, Mrs. John A. Ebersole,
Mrs. Clayton Swope visited her par- j
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miller, at :
Swatara Station yesterday.
The funeral of George Driesdale,'
who died from injuries received when i
he fell from the new school building j
at Palmyra on Wednesday e%*ening, will
take place from his late residence on j
South Water street on Sunday after- i
noon at 2 o'clock. Services will be j
conducted by the Rev. Herbert S.
Garnes, pastor of Zion Lutheran church,
and interment will be made in the
Hummelstown cemetery. Karmanv k
Son, funeral directors, have charge of 1
Big Delegation From Borough to Attend
Dauphin, Dec. 4. —One hundred 9eats
will be reserved for a delegation of peo
pie from Dauphin and vicinity on Thurs
day evening, December 10, at the
Stough tabernacle, Harrisburg.
Mrs. Howard Bailey, of New York,
who was the guest of her aunt, Mrs.
William Sponsler, returned to New
York on Wednesday.
Mrs. William Lehman, of Detroit,
Michigan, is the guest of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Switzer.
'NCr. and Mrs. Robert of Har
ripburg, spent Sunday with Mrs. George
James Lewis Gross returned to Le
high University on Sunday.
Arthur and Harold Lutz, of West
Fairview, are visiting their grandj>ar
ents, the Rev. 11. C. and 'Mrs. Lutz.
Miss Mary Fry, of Millersburg, and
Ralfft Packer, of Penbrook, were the
week-end guests of Miss Beatrice Lebo.
Mrs. W. C. Riffert. of Harrifiburg,
nas the guest of her daughter, Mrs. S.
G. Kinter, on Thursday.
The Rev. H. C. and Mrs. Lutz have
returned from a visit to fcheir son,
Harry Lutz. West Fairview.
Frank Shaffner ami sons, of (Harris
burg, were the guests of iMirs. W. B.
Siiect-z on Sunday.
If a .preliminary sketch proves to be
correct, Dauphin will some day be on
the gTeat Lincoln ocean to 0.-ean thor
oughfare, and in that case it is not too
early to begin to agitate what part
Dauphin snail take in this gigantic en
terprise. Erie street, the present route'
of tihe turnpike, or River road, is too
narrow unless the wall at the base of
the terrace were taken down and re
built at a line perpendicular to the out
side line of tSie roadway.
To Hold Rehearsal for TJ. B. Christmas
Shiremanstown, Dec. 4.—.Miss Rhoda
Beamer spent Wednesday with rela
tives in Harrisburg.
The Christmas entertainment re
hearsal will toe held next Thursday even
ing. The entertainment will be hekl in
the L T . B. ehurch, December 25.
Miss Ruth 'Beamer, of York county,
is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Beam
er, this place.
Miss Beulah Brinkley spent several
days witih Mr. and 'Mrs. S. K. IMorgeret
Miss Charlotte Snyder, of Harrisburg,
visited her grand pannts, LMr. and Mrs.
John Snyder, recently.
Mrs. Ed Miller, of Meehauiesburg,
visited her sister, Mrs. Mary Zimmer
Mr. and MTS. B. A. Bower and sons
spent a few days with Mrs. Bowers'
I parents, Mr. ami Mrs. Rhea, and at
j tended the funeral of her cousin, Mrs.
| Mumper, of New Germantown, on Sun
Miss Jennie Stevens and Mrs. Orrell
Klink were entertained at dinner at the
home of Mrs. H. U. Dodge in the Etter
apartments, 'Harrisburg, on Thursday
William Starr, of Harrisburg, was a
business visitor to this place Thursday.
.Miss Mary Atti ks is spending sev
eral (lays with her cousin in Harris
Mrs. Bistline spent Wednesday with
Hrer sister in Harrisburg.
Mrs. -Sarah Snavely has returned to
her heme in Elhrt. 'M.i-h., after visiting
•Mrs. .1 a.>ob Bupp for several days.
Mrs. Floyd Shieblv ami daughter,
Miss Klmira Shieblv, of Harristxrrg, vis
ited Mrs. D. A. Rangier, t'his place.
■Mrs. S. B. Ramer, of Slate Ilill, spent
Wednesday afternoon with her sister,
Mrs. Jacob Lauver.
Miss Pearl Lightner Was Visiting
Friends In Harrisburg
Landisburg, Dec. 4. —MTS. C. C.
Smith, of Newport, is visiting C. A.
Smith and wife.
■Merle Fiekel, of Carlisle, is spending
his vacation with his grandparents, A.
C. Sehotl and wife.
MTS. F. V. Rocky is visiting at Har
risburg and Lebanon.
Miss Ruth Showaßer is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Arthur Rice, at Alinda.
Miiss Annie Smit'ii. of Newport, is
spending some time with Mr. and '.Mrs.
C. A. Smith.
(Miss Pearl Lightner spent last week
Albert Wingert and sister, Jennie,
went to visit their sister, Mrs. Samuel
I>r. Brothers, of New Germantown,
spent the week-end in town.
Mr. of Carlisle, visited his
sister, IMrs. George Leonard.
Christian Endeavor Society of the Re
formed Church Elected Officers
New Bloonrfleld, Dee. 4.—Miss Lula
Birler dislocated her wrist on Monday.
All of the teachers of this county are
present at institute except one, who is
ill. There are 189 teachers.
Mrs. W. H. Sheaffer, of Blain, is vis
iting friends in town.
Leslie 'Markel. of Newport, is vis
iting his aunt, Mrs. 'Luke Baker.
\Mrs. F. T. Wheeler, of Newville, is
visiting her mother, 'Mrs. MolMe Mc-
Miss Lida Smith, of Carlisle, is visit
ing her nephew, Homer Smith.
The Rev. Dr. J. W. Nominger, of Lan
caster, was a visitor in town Monday.
'Mr. and Mrs. C. Oil. Bower a.re visit
ing in town.
The Ghirisbian Endeavor Society of
the Reformed church has elected officers
for the following year.
Mrs. Sara Demmy, Aged 02 Years, Died
Middletown, Dec. 4. —The Ladies Aid
Society of tihe Church of God met in the
church last evening ami the barrels that
were given out some time ago were
brought in and a nice sum was turned
in after they had been opeued and
counted. A soedol hour was spent. Be
freAments were served.
IMrs. Sara 'Demmy died at her home
in Londonderry township on Wednes
day afternoon. The deceased had been
in a state of coma for several days and
ifcjed before regaining consciousness. She
was aged 62' years. Besides her husiband
she is survived by the following chil
dren: Abner, at 'home; Jdhn, residing
in Londonderry township; Simon, Har
risiburg; the Bev. Isaac Demmv, Valley
View; Samuel, Palmyra, and Mirs. J.
Kspenshade, Londonderry towhship. Fu
neral will be held from her late home
on Sunday morning at 9 o'clock and
10 o'clock at Geyer's church at Hills
dale. Interment will 'be made in tfhe
cemetery adjoining the church.
Mrs. B. F. Brandt and Mrs. John
lleininger spent Thursday at Lancas
W. H. Duke is transacting business
E. O. Lwtz spent Thursday at Bigler
ville attending t'he poultry suow. where
he and ihis brother, John, have a num
ber of fine chickens on exhibition.
The case of Samuel Brandt, David
Gci'be and 'Harry Sohaeffer, who were
found guilty in the railroad case and
were before the Court yesterday, sen
tence ihas been suspended pending the
good behavior in Bhe future.
The liberty basketball team defeat
ed the Win-croft team in the M. A. C.
rooms last evening'by the score of 16-11
and the Car Shoip team defeated the
Rescue team by tlhe score of 15-12.
Mrs. Ed Faetnach, of Harrisburg,
spent Wednesday in town as the guest
of -Mrs. Christ Ober, F/niaus street.
The Rev. I. H. Akbrigh-t, pastor of
the U. B. chuxoih, delivered his le.-ture,
"The Pioneers and Landmarks," at
Neffsville last evening.
The Past Presidents' Association of
the Dauphin, Southern districts of the
■P. O. S. of A. lodges will meet in the
Washington Camp No. 371, P. O. S. of
A., lodge room in the "Journal" build
ing this evening and a fine program has
been arranged for tlh« occasion. Some
goo<l talks will be given by the visiting
past presidents. Refreshments will 'be
The Rev. Fuller Bergstresser, pastor
of St. Peter's Lutheran church, deliv
ered his lecture, '' Ttoe Vinegar Pesl
dler," in St. Peter's Lutheran church
at Highspire last evening to a large
H. A. Lenhart, who ihad 'been confined
to 'his home for the past several weeks,
is a/ble to be at his place of business
Walter Ort transacted business at
George Kurtz is seriously ill at his
ihome on South Union street.
The iM. E. Sun-day school will 'hold
special services on Sunday afternoon,
it 'being the first Sunday in the montth
and will be missionary Sunday. A spe
cial program is being arranged for tlio
Miss Roba iHendrickson spent Thurs
day at Harrisburg.
M.. E. Sunday School Bazar Is Well
New Cumberland, Dec. 4.—The at
tractive bazar of the M. E. Sunday
school opened last evening in the Meth
odist cthurch and was well patronized.
The social room presented a very at
tractive sight with the beautiful dec
orations. No pains had been spared by
the teachers aint scholars in making the
room beautiful. The booths were occu
pied by a committee from each class,
their costumes corresponding with the
color selected by the class—the first
booth, red, white and blue decorations,
iMrs. Edward Westonhaver's class, fish
ing pond being the attraction; the Ital
ian garden, green and white, ice cream
and cake on sale, Mrs. E. C. Dewey and
Mrs. John Rosenberger'a classes; blue
and white, Miss Jennie Naylor's class,
sauerkraut, baked beans, etc., on sale;
brown booth, E. C. Dewey, home-made
candy on sale; yellow and white, E. H.
Fisher's class, fan:y articles on sale;
black booth, J. J. Baughman and F. N.
Burns' clnsnes, men's hose for sale;
violet surprise, Joseph Straley's class;
pink and white, Miss Joanna Bixler'g
class; domestic booth, Mrs. Addie Ful
ton's class; green and white, J. H.
Reiff'B class; orange, Mrs. R. C. Mil
ler's class; red, white and blue, penny
1 booth, Miss aMrtha Yensel's class; food
sale, H. P. Kohr's class; Japanese
booth. Miss Martha Yensel's class; too I
ed by Mrs. E. Miller; lunch table, men's
Bible class, the Rev .T V. Adans,
teacher; straw and brown, George li.
Reiff's class, candy and taffy on salo;
log cabin, Harry Bair's class.
The School Board will hold its reg
ular monthly meeting next Mondav
evening. Dr. J. F. Good and C. H.
Smith attended the directors' conven
tion at Carlisle this week.
Mrs. Prudenee Shelly, of Steelton,
was the guest of her sister, Mrs. Henry
The borough and Elkwood schools,
which have been closed the past ten
days, will reopen on Monday.
Mrs. Albert Fite, of York county,
called on Mrs. William Fite vesterdav.
W. D. Moyer, of Harrisburg, was in
New Cumberland yesterday.
Wilma Drayer is visiting her aunt,
Mrs. Annie Weigle, at Harrisburg.
Mrs. Zimmerman, of Baltimore, is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hip
penstel, at Elkwood.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Nonemaker and
daughters, Blanche and Clara; Mr. and
Mrs. Prank Nonemaker, of Middletown,
visited Mr. and Mrs. Charles None
maker this week.
Vance Shover is visiting his uncle
Helen Atland and Naomi Uptegraph
are visiting their grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. William Bair, at Newberry,
Word was received here yesterday of
the death of Mrs. Addie Granados, of
Mauch Chunk. Mrs. Granados was a
daughter of John Balsley and was born
and brought up in New Cumberland,
where she had many friends, who were
pained to hear of her death. She was
the last member of the Balsley family.
Mrs. R. C. Nivin spent several days
at her home in Steelton.
Not a Planter
"What have yon there, son?"
"'Beans? You mean dollars?"
"Why don't you call money by ita
"Ain't beans a good enough name
"Not for you You nevor plant
Tommy's Idea of Encouragement
Mother—And you say the little girl
played the violin, Tommief Tommie—
"Ami did she get any encourage
"No mamma; nobody passed arouud
any nat"—Yonkers Statesman.