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LITTLE DETAIL OF
BATTLE 111 PQLIIIID
A Berlin Report States
German Attack in
the North Is Gaining
PLACE OF ACTION
NOT MADE KNOWN
Military Correspondent of Berlin News
paper Assumes That the Attack Is
Being Directed Against Russian Po
sitions in the Rear of Lodi
Benin. Dec. 11. via The Hague and
London, Dec. 1-', 2.20 A. M.— It is
doubtful if shorter reports witSi loss de
tail ever have been given concerning
The progress of a great battle than the
series covering the operations in Po
land. Today's bulletin is typical. It
"Our attack in Northern Poland is
pmg ground. There is uothiug tie A
ttrom Southern Poland."
No indication is given as to where
this attai k is occurring ou the extend
Major Moraht, military correspondent
of the "Berliner Tageblatt," who oc
tasionaliy seems to have special sources
or information, assumes that the attack
- being directed against tie Russiau
positions immediately in the rear of
l**i/, wnere the Russians have forti
tied the line of the Miazga. a small
stream twelve or fifteen miles east of
t.ie city. [\ie Russians have a faculty
ot fortifying a series of positions iu the
r -ar, one behind air, and hence t >s
difficulty for a successful opponent to
get the Russian masses readily into ac
tion towards the rear.
Pictures Strateggy of Battle
Major Moraht pictures the strategy
of the battie as a thrust against the
main army standing between the Vis
tula river and Lodr. while a wide dank
ing movement is in progress from the
north from East Prussia and Augtro-
German forces in Southern Poland are
u.-crating to prevent the detachment of
any reserves to assist the threatened
The German army in the center, says
the major, "is faced with the task
of thrusting its opponents back bodily
because The left wing of this army is
now near Lowicz and has not advanced
far enough toward the Russian line of
«ommun'ication to exercise a decisive
effect on the Russian retirement from
The northern force, operating from
Fast Prussia, has advanced about
twenty.five miles into Poland, a quarter
of the distauce to Warsaw. Major
(Marah; believes any further advance
may force the Russians to divert their
strategic reserves at Warsaw to heal
off this new danger.
View on Western Situation
Concerning the situation in me west.
Major Moraht says that from the French
point of view the time may seem rue
to inaugurate a general advance, Ger
many is engage.! in an all-important
struggle in Poland and the German at
tacks on the front in Flanders have
i eased temporarily.
The situation :i the ; ast few weeks
las g ven the time to bring up
voung troops and tiie British opportun
ity to get Colonial reinforcements to
toe iron*. Although this strengthening
is couutera ted to a certain extent by
t.ie ret -rn to Morocco of African troops
TV -io were unable to stand the climate
tmd are neede 1 in Africa, Major Moraht
says that it cannot be predicted .vheth
er" all these ircumstanees will lead to
i a at'n < nst tie German fortiael
f-on". .it he believes that General
•'offre. ■ ommander-in-chief of the French
f >r'e«. s too *-»e to risk a big ven
ture at this nine
No Great Change Lately
No grc it • arje has oc.urre l ou the
western front lately says the corre
- ••n lent, except that La Basse, where
t: e:e iii< .>een a slight German advance
i«nd west of Verdune where the Germans
have reached a point within eight miles
ot :h v ralway "between Verdun. Ca'ons
and Paris aa.i about twenty miles north
west of the fort line of Verdune. Major
Moral.: says the German situations here
i- favorable and he considers that this
offers the best pros e-ts of any point
on th» west front for bringing affairs
to a decision.
<«KK)IAX> >HOW l\« SItiNS OF
IMSCOUFORT ALONG F.iOM
London. Dee. 12. 3.51 A. M.—Tele
graphing from Northern France a cor
respondent of the "Daily News" says:
"AH along the front the Germans
are showing signs of discomfort. The
aKies' tines are being gradually push
ed forwsrd. Slowly, but surely, their
nyicidiny weige is being driven into
the heart of Belgium.
"The air :s full of rumors of allies'
i -tories and of German retirements.
Opinion ;s general that the allies will
begin definite offensive operations
within a short tune. Toeir
across West Flanders is likeiv to ?»e
swift. The enemy intends to make his
great stund before Brass*, is.''
HERMAN PLAN IN POLAND
HAS FAILED. STATES SCRIBE
Paris, Dec. 12. 4.35 A. M.—The
Petrogra-i correspondent of the "Ma
tin" w.res h.s [a-jer that the German
par. in Poland has completely faile 1.
His dispatch says:
"The German plan whi-h consisted
of turning the Russian right wing a?
Lowicz and at the same time complet
ing a similar maneuver on the extreme
left on the river Donajec. has com
pletely failed. The Germans are -e
--duced to making bioodv and useless
attacks on our front."
Many Expelled From Palestine
Malta. Via London. Dec. 12. 9.42
A. M. The steamer Caledonian, which
arrived from Port Said to dav. had on
loard a large number of members of
religious orders, mostly French. Sixty
six nuns were landed here, but the rest
wili proceed to France on the steamer.:
A majority of these people were ex- |
pelled from Palestine by the Turks,
while the others fled owing to the men i
ace of war.
BRITISH CONSUL TAKEN BY
TURKS AND SPIftITED AWAY
Rome. Pee. 11. 10.15 P. M. (De
layed in Transmission). —An incident
of considerable gravity has otmmd
at Hodeida. a seaport of Arabia ou the
lied Sea, 100 miles northwest of Mocha.
It appear* from advices that have been
received here that the Turks on learn
ing that G. A. Kicihardson, the British
consul, was still in town, tried to enter
his house to arrest him.
Consul Richardson escaped to the
neighboring Italian consulate, which
place the Turks besieged, in spite of
the fact that the Italian consul, Signer
Oecehi, a son of the well-known explor
er, immediately came to the defense of
i his colleague. Richardson was taken
prisoner and dragged to a boat. which
then left for an unknown destination.
As British subjects in Turkqy arc
' in ler American protection, the Amer
j ican embassy at Constantinople, it is
stated, has been asked for information
regarding the reported violence against
a British subject, while Italy is inquir
ing about the alleged violation of her
ARE PRISONERS IX SAXONY
Paris, Dec. 12.—The Havas Agency
las given out the following dispatch
from its correspondent at Fecamp:
"Mademoiselle Morelle. a teacher ..t
An try, in the Department of Ardennes,
wrote a letter on November 22 from
i Zwickau. Saxony, in which she said that
she and 4">o other inhabitants of Autrv
i had been taken to Zwickau as prison
ers Among them were 75 children.
The trip lasted for 15 days.
"The prisoners had uothiug but the
| clothes they wore and the children iu
! particular suffered from cold aud huu
400,000 FRENCH YOI THS
BE(iIN MILITARY SERVICE
; Paris. Dec 12. —Four huudred thou-
I sand youths of 19 aud 20 •••ears, form
ing the class of 1915, went into train
; uiv; yesterday iu military instruction
camps and barracks throughout France.
Having had preliminary drills at home.
• they will be ready for the spring cam
Cardinal Ame te celebrated mass for
several thousand of these young men
: here yesterday at the Church of Notre
' Dame des Victoires. He closed the
service with this admonition: ''Go in
| courage and confidence."
Services of prayer for the solders
in 'he field are being held daily iu
churches throughout France.
- -i»> Steamers Declared War Prizes
ljondou, Dec. 12. 3.1 S A. M. —Ren-
ter's Christiana correspondent says a
German prize court at Swinem'unde
has declare ! prizes two Danish and
twenty-four Norwegian steamers, ail
of which wi>re captured in tiie Baltic,
most of them la.ten with lumber. The
newspapers th-o jhout Denmark, X >r
wav and Sweden, express the greatest
indignation at these seiaiires. the cor
Woman's Club Holds Last Meeting of
Mechanicsburg, Dec. 12.—The Worn
r\V s Missionary Association of the
r irs: I B. chureh held a silver chain
tea in the dining room of the church
The cottage meetings held
last evening in the several districts of
the town were again well attended aud
a continued interest is shown.
Last evening the Womsu's Cluo. of
town, held the !a«t meeting for the pres
ent calendar year. The meeting was
held a: the home of Miss Grace Witmer.
South Frederick street. The next
meeting will be held Friday. Januarv 1,
1915. at the home of M's. Samuel
Segelbaum. South Secon-l s— eet. Har
riso rg. Mrs. Seg< V aum is a member
of the dub.
None of the < hurches of the Breth
ren in this vicinity will hold any serv
ices to morrow on account of the fu
n t ral of the Rev. Henry Beelman.
wi-'ch will be hell at Mohler's church,
in I'ppcr Allen township. Mr. Beelman
was a prominent preacher in the Breth
ren. or Danker, church.
Who will be ottr next postmaster is a
general query. Several good candidates
are being talked of.
Mrs. Jennie Hummel, of Hummels
town, is a visitor here.
The High school was represented iu
the high school night in Dr. Stough's
tabernacle in Harisburg last night.
To-morrow mort-ing Melita Lodge.
Knights of Pythias, will attend serv
ices in St. Paul s Reformed church.
The pastor of the church, the Rev.
John S. Adam, who is a member of the
order, will preach a sermon appropriate
to the occasion.
Mr. and Mrs. Starr Hauck are visit
ing relatives in Columbia.
Christmas vacation at Irving College
begins on Friday. December 18, and
ends on Wednesday, January 6, 1915.
August Leaehey and family- moved
this week to this place from Church
Public School Teachers Meet for Study
—Mrs. Etter Talks
Ptif. a! Correspondence.
Highspire. Dec. 12. Miss Beatrice
Avery and Miss Etta Sanisel were re
• ent visitors in the borough.
Miss Kathrvn Kaylor. of Elizaoeth
towr,. has returned home after a short
visit to her »9ter. Mrs. Benjamin f
MTS. John Baker and Mrs. Harvey
Baker, of the borough, spent Wednes
day with the former's daughter. Mrs. j
Alice Rboads. in Hummel^town.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Sturgis have re
turnel to t:ieir home in Lititz after!
spending several days with their daugh- i
ter. Mrs. E. R. Mohier.
Ja ofo C. Lyder, of Thompsontown. I
was entertained by Highspire friends!
Mrs. Abraham Martin, of Harrisburg, |
visited borough friends on Thursday.
The Rev. Frank Edward Mover, pas- j
tor of St. Peter's Ixitheran church, lec
tured Tuesday evening before riie Adult
Bib'.e ela«se« of the United Brethren j
Sundav school. Royalton.
Tiie se -ond meeting of teachers of j
the Highspire schools was held in the,
local High school Wednesday afternoon. ■
The program included • discussion of 1
the place of drill in elementary educa-1
HARRISBURG STAR-INDEPENDENT. SATURDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 12, 1914.
tion by Mrs. Etter, and the essential
qualities of effective oral reacting by
Bylm Cover. There was also a dis
cussion and study of chapters 1 to 5
of the "Teaohers' and School" bv Col
The work in preparation for the can
tata to be rendered Christmas night
! in ft. Peter's Lutheran church is pro-
I greasing finely. It will he one of the
I best cantatas ever reudered by the
The prayer meeting at the Lutheran
church was largely attended Wedne<
day night, there bfeing more men than
The following order of services will
i>e observed in the borough churches
I'uited Brrt-hren—The Rev. H. P.
■l'ioad, pastor. Morning service at
n'.lo. Theme, ' How to Overcome
Jealously. Evening service at 7.30,
, rheme. "Why Some Douibtf" Bumlay
* hool m 1.30 p. m. Y. B S. C. K. at
0.30 p. m.
S'i. Peter's ljutheran- IV.e Rev.
Frank Edward Aloyer. pastor. Morning
service at 10.30 o'clock. Sub.ie.-t of
sermon, "God's Foundations." Even
ing service at 7.30 o'clock. Subject ot'
sennou, "Christ, the All and in All."
Sunday s* hool at 9.30 o'clock. Chil
d-en's sermon, "An Object l*»sson."
'r. C. E. at 3 p. m. Sr. C. E. at 6.45
p. m. Men's chorus at 2.15 p. m.
Augmented choir Tuesday and Friday
Funeral of the Rev. Henry Beelinan to
Be Held To-movrow
Sprciai t'or: esponttence
Diilsinirg. Dec. 12.—The Rev. Henry
Beelman. for many years a resident of
this section, died at his home iu Carroll
township Thursday morning. The fu
neral will be held to-morrow morning
from his late home. Interment at the
cemetery adjoining Moliler's church.
The deceased s s.rvived by a wife, two
sons and three daughters. He was 7 4
The second number of the Star
Course will be given in the Opera
■ ouse next Monday evening by the
DeKoven male quartet.
The plasterers a-c bt.sy working on
tne W. O. Weaver house ou Gettvsburg
The Agri. iltural Club, of this place,
have decided to hold a four-day poultry
show in connection with the farmers' in
stitute. Februarv 9-12.
\\i!lis Shetl'er, a former resident of
this section, whose present home is near
Pi w Paw. 111,, is spending a few weeks
with relatives and friends in this place
The Farmers' and Merchants' bank,
of this piace. \\ill pay out to its 2On
members of the Christmas saviugs club
more than $4,000 during the coming
At the reorganization of the Dills
burg School Board J. S. Kupp was
elected president and P. W. Beit .el vice
president. The secretary. C. W. Gross
and treasurer. \ v . P. Deardorff, bad been
elected in July.
Dr. W. A. Granville, persident of the
tiettypburg College, will preach in the
Lutheran church to-morrow evening.
Special Meet'ug of Civic Club to Be
Held Monday Evening
Mavjviile, Dec. 12. — A special meet
iug of the.Civic t lub will be ueld on
Scott S. Leiby spent Tuesday at
W. F. Palmer s;'cut Wednesday with
his aunt. Mrs. C. A. Spangler, at" York.
Msr. A. F. Vaucamp spent Thursday
Wesley Kocher. of Baltimore, is
spending several davs with his brother.
H. I. Kocher.
F. W. G« ib spent Tuesday at New
Mrs. Charles Donahue spent Thurs- -
day in Philadelphia.
Mrs. J. B. Allen is spending several
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HOtt MARKET STREET
European Plan. Rates JI.OO per day and
up. Rooms single or en suite. ' wi;b
Luncheon. 11.20 to I p. m„ 35e
Dinner daily, 3 to 8 p. tn.. .">»r
Special Sunday Dinner. 1. noon
to $ p ill., 73c
A ia carte service. 6 a. m. to t« B . n
HOKUM, a. UIXGLE. Proprietor* '
For something good to eat. Every,
thug in season. Service th« best.
Prices the lowest.
No. 25 South Fourth Street
Dlrrcklr spyoKiir I nioa Matins,
rqulrprd nltt ail Madera Imprav*.
ucalm ruaalni Mater la every rnuaii
IK bath I perfectly aaaltaryi alerly
luralsked tkrouisbont. Ratra moderate.
JOSEPH GiUSil, Proprietor.
Large and convenient Sample Room*.
Passenger and Baggage Elevator. Elee
trie Cars to and from depot. Kleetrie
Light and Steam Heat; Room* en euite
or single with Bathi. Rates. $2.60 per
jay and up.
J. H. as It. S. Bottenrorth, Prop*.
123-425 Market St., Harrlsburf, Pa.
At the Entrance to the P. R. R. Station
F. B. ALDINGEB,
ao Rooms and Baths
Maurice E. Russ, Proprietor
Third and Walnut Bta.. Federal Square
Corner Market and Third Street*
Entrance on Third Streot
Rooms provided with Heat, Hot aad
Cold Water. Baths !'ee tc gueeta.
W. H. BYERLT, Prop.
days of this week with 'her niece. Miss
Helen Wise, at Philadelphia.
Mr. and Mrs. Harrv E. -Hippie, of
White Hill, spent Tuesclay and Wednes
day with Mr. Hippie's parents, iMr. and
Mrs, Hira>m Hippie.
Samuel S. l.eiby spent several daps
with his brother, j. B. Leiby, at New
Miss Hazel Hippie is visiting H. H.
Keim an New Germantovrn.
Civic Club to Meet at Home of Mrs. J.
.N'ewville, Dec. 12.—George P.
James, confectioner, has purchased
from Ralph H. Lehman and Carrol Get
ter the property on Big Spriug avenue
whish he now occupies as a residence
and store room. Carson Whistler has
secured from the same persons the im
plemeut shop at High street and Lib
The Civic Club will meet next Mon
day evening at the home of Mrs. J.
Clyde Swigert, High street, aud will be
addressed by Mrs. G. M. Reed on Uhe
subject, "The European War."
Communion services will be held iu
the Big Spring Presbyteriau church to
Miss Alt house speut Wednesday iu
Miss Helen MciHilioeh, Parsouage
street, has as her guest Miss Magee, of
Washington, D. C„ who was a former
district nurse in this place.
Mrs. Belle MvKinney Swope spent
the past few days in Gettysburg.
H. S. LandU, of Frederick, Md., vis
>ted at the home of his sister-in-law.
i Mrs. G. W. Landis, on Thursday after
Mrs. John Hetflefinger, of Carlisle,
was the guest t»f her mother, Mrs.
Graham. Fairfield street, ou Thursday.
Funeral of George Kurtz Held Prom
Home of His Parents
Special Corresponds .( .*
Middletown, Dec. 12. —The funeral
of the late George Kurtz was held l'rom
| riie home of his parents. Mr. and "Mrs.
John Kurtz. Sr., yesterday afternoon.
Services were held at the house at 1.30
o'clock aud at 2 o'clock iu the River
side chapel. The Rev. W. R. Ridington,
pastor of the M. E. church, officiated.
The pallbearers were Morris Cain, Irvin
Shenfelt, Clarence Weirich, Foster Hick
ernell, Charles Hickernell and Benjamin
Zimmerman. The floral tributes were
numerous and beautiful. A large num
ber of relatives aud friends from out
of town attended the funeral.
William Bushnell. of Harrisburg,
transacted business iu town yesterday.
Miss Lydia Lavertv has returned
i home from a week's visit to friends at
Mrs. J. M. Burton and children, of
Temple. New Hampshire, are visiting
relatives in town.
Communion services will be held in
the M. K. church to-morrow morning.
New members will also be admitted.
Mr. ami Mrs. John Core, of Harris
burg, attended the funeral of the late
George Kurtz, yesterday afternoou.
Mrs. Clarence Sweeney, of New Cum
berland. sent Friday in town attend
ing the funeral of the late George
Mrs. A. A. Markley, daughter, Sara;
Mrs. L. H. Markley and Esther Dcimler
spent the day at Harrisburg.
T. Reynolds, of the Keystone res
taurant, is ill.
Mr. aud Mrs. Ross Seltzer and sou,
Lindlev, returned home from a two
days' visit to Philadelphia.
The social committee of the Men's
Bible class met at the h\>me of H. E.
Moore last evening to make final ar
rangements for the annnal social to
oe held at the parsonage of the church
on New Year's evening.
The Liberty Fire Company will hold
its annua! banquet in the hose house on
New Year's eve.
Oscar Folstrom, of Harrisburg, spent
yesterday in town.
The Mothers' Congress Circle and
friends met in the High s hool build
| ing last evening. The new magic lan
tern which was presented to the Higfh
s hool was exhibited and gave per
fect satisfaction. Mrscs_D. W. C. Lav
ertv made the presentation of the new
The Rev. W. R. Ridington is suffer
ing with a severe cold.
The American Girls' Club held an
apron and candy sale in its rooms iu
; the Kramer building this afternoon and
John M. Rutherford received the con
tract to fill in the approaches to the
new bridge being built between Roval
t-ou ar I town.
The . hool Board and Borough Coun
cil will meet in reguiar session on ' Mo
George Blotter, of Falmouth, is
spending a few days iu town.
Miss Dorofhy Sellers has gone to
Youugstown. Ohio, where she will visit
relatives and friends.
L-adisV Aid Society Holding Bake This
Afternoon and To-night
Blaiu, Dec. 12.—The Ladies' Aid
Society of the Lutheran church is hold
ing a bake this afternoon and which
will be continued t'his evening.
The R. T. A. Club was pleasantly en
tertained Tuesday at the home of Mrs.
8. M. Woods.
•John Wilt, Herman llartman aud
Elmer Brickner returned from Grundy,
la., to visit their homes here.
Samuel Dbert and wife, of Loysville,
spent the week-end visiting 'Mr. Ebert : s
sister. Mrs. Mary Holtz.
Mrs. M. E. Reisit»ger came home
from Ohio on Monday to visit her fa
ther. Lewis Briteher.
The W. C. T. I*, held its regular
meetung Monday evening in the Re
Mr. and 'Mrs. Ira Srtine and grand
daughter, Margaret Troup, of Steelton,
spent the week-end with Mr. Stine's
'brother, George F. Stine.
Sunshine Guild to Meet at Home of
Miss Marion Leib
New Cumberland, Dec. 12. —The
Sunday school class of Mrs. William A.
Cookerlv of Trinity U. B. Sunday
school met at the home of Miss Marv
Peterman on Third street last evening.
F. E. Taylor has opened a daily mar
ket on Bridge street near the VeAlow
Mr. and Mrs. Harvao' Embick. Reno
street, announce the birth of a son,
William Embick, Friday, December 11.
A special meeting of the Sunshine
Guild has beeu called by the president,
Miss Marion C. Leib. to take place at
her home on Third street Monday aft-
■»» f» i t I yyy yy T ;
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"Of What Advantage
Is It to Us
If you keep your store open onlv throe evenings before Christ- <
mas and elose at 6 o'eloek on Christmas Eve J" This question was <
► asked by a customer following our first anuouneemeut of early closing. <
* If Christmas shopping is completed before that trne. it cannot. *
possibly be of any advantage—if Christmas shopping is put off until 4
► J. p ' ,,s * minute, it is then you need willing service to secure the best <
troiii assortments that have become broken through earlier selection. 4
[ . Salespeople cannot be expected to keep going night and dav and <
then appear bright and fresh each morning for new duties. 4
But they WILL be able to gh'e intelligent service, working onlv <
three nights until 0 P. M., with the thought of spending (Christmas Eve <
at home, m their minds. 4
► T Ol encourage the early closing movement bv eompleting <
your ( hristmas shopping before I) P. M. on Christmas Eve ? With <
holiday assortments that are unrivaled, HERE vour Christmas shop- <
ping will be a pleasure. ' 4
The Entire Store Is Charged
With Christmas Helpfulness
► *...♦• 1
► E\ei\ customer is assured of the best attention since added ]
► compensation is recened by each salesperson according to his or her
► ability and willingness to give better service. 1l
► —Every woman is invited to feel that the comfortable rest room 1
► and sanitary comfort station, opened vesterdav, were built esoeciallv
► tor her. " ' lj
► —New elevators render rapid transportation between all floors. 4
" Fund checks may be cashed at the Tinnier Desk <!
► (main tloor), whether you purchase or not. J
► —lmproved delivery service will hasten all purchases to vour <!
► home —into the countrv, free of charge.
ernoon at 3 o'clock promptly. All
members and any oue desirous of join-
I ing, or any one interested in Sunshine
i work, are especially invited to attend.
The New Cumberland High school
attended the -Stough meeting last even
■ ing as guests of the Central High school
| of Harrisburg.
Joseph Thompson, of Newville. wlio
! has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Robert
■ Melvor for several days, has returned
Miss Carrie Simmons, a governess at
[ the Hershey Orphanage, is spending the
week-end with Mr. aud Mrs. William
Mrs. C. P. Long, who has been visit
ing her Clayton Miller, ve
turned to her home in Baltimore vestsr
Miss Maud Huber was summoned to
Harrisburg on account of the illness of
I her mother.
The Public Schools Are Raising Funds
for Belgian Sufferers
Halifax. Dec. 12.—Harry Pike, of
Northumberland, spent' Thursday with
his mother, Mrs. Sarah Pike.
G. W. Westfall, who is employed at
Elm, county, is spending the
week-end at home with his family.
Mrs. William Chubb is visi ting
friends at Steelton.
An orchestra under the leadership of
Paul Bowman is being organized in
the Halifax High school.
The Rev. J. C. Pease, of this place,
is conducting revival services in the
Union United Brethren church, near
Enterline, thus far twenty-five persons
have been at the altar.
The public schools of town are rais
ing a Belgian relief fund.
The Reformed church will hold their
Christmas entertainment on Wednesday
evening, December 23.
Items of Interest About People Who
Come and Go
Miillerstown. Dec. 12.—(Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Martin, ot Pittsburgh, were re
ceipt visitors of the former's parents,
Mr. and (Mrs. Joseplh Martin.
The Re>v. C. F. 'Himes is holding re
vival services at Donallv's Mills nightly.
Joseph iMartin, who has been quite
ill, is improving.
Mre. Laura Carter spent several days
this week in Mifflin with her sister,
Mrs. Edward Rumple.
A Number of People Attended the
Stough Meeting at Harrisburg
Dauphin, Dec. 12.—Mrs. Chatles Ir
vin and children, of Baltimore, are vis
iting Mrs. Agnes Irvin.
- R. A. Simmons, of Pottsvi!le( was in
The Ladies' Aid Society of the Lu
theran church met at the home of Mrs.
jA. C. Coble on Thursday afternoon. |
; After the regular business was tran
sacted dinner was served.
Mrs. Elizabeth Weitzel, who was the I
guest of her sister. Miss Clara Poffen
berger, returned to Harrisburg on Tues
I harles Biekel, of Belinsgrove, spent
'Thursday with his parents, Mr. and;
Mrs. Joseph Bickel. Mr. Biekel wa-s en!
I route to Cuba.
Harvey Garman, of Lucknow, was in
Mrs. John Biever, of Lucknow, spent
j Thursday with her parents, Mr. and,
Mrs. John I. Fertig.
Over a hundred people from Dauphin!
| and vicinity attended the Stough meet
! i"g at Harrisburg on Thursday even
| Special Services Will Be Held To-mor- j
row in Presbyterian Church
Duncannon, Dec. 12.—Mr. and Mrs. j
J Charles Hiltuer spent Thursday in
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"BIBLE ? nd makln « P ,ain the verse in «Tie light of modern Biblical I I
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contains all of the illua- Catholic Bible, Douay Version, endorsed > >
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. . rrrllflrate and rT rarioiu Archbishops of the country. The I I
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j l-aiie S. Hart and family and Wil
■ lain onnings and wife attended tiio
; rttewnrt J Hnrt nuptials in New Yorx
City on Monday.
Patrick Hobos left this week with
a gang ol men for Philadel; hiu where
Uhey are repairing the pipe line for the
; Standard Oil Company.
: Special services will be held in the
Presbyterian church on Sunday morning
when the Bev. George .Johnston will
preach to non-churchjjoers on the theme,
!"\Vhy Go to CJhurcli.''
The Crescent Bible class of the i.Meth
ndist Sunday school was entertained at
the home of Mrs. Jo>hn Miller on front
IMrs. W, A. iMrCuue has ret urntvl
from a pleasant visit with friends in
Mrs. Daniel Zerling entertained a
| number of friends at cards Thursdav
Kdward Zell has accepted a position
\ at the State Bospital at Harris>burg.
Mrs. Emma Owen is visiting frieni|j«
in Harrisburg and Heading.