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People's National Bank Sends Out
Duncaniiou, Dec. 17.—'Mrs. Charles
Jones spout Monday in iHarris'burg.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen DePugli spent the
week-end with.friends and relatives in
Checks amounting to about SB,OOO
were given out this week by the Peo
ple's National bank, children as well
as adults having accumulated it in t'he
Christmas saving fund.
Mrs. H. W. Kenzio was a visitor in
Harrisburg this week.
.Miss Lepperd spent the week-end
with Miss Kvelyn Bitner, at Coveallen.
The Rev. \V. W. JSholl was in Blain
Sunday whore lie conducted the services
in tiio Methodist church.
John W ills, u student at IVlercers
irg Academy, is spending a short va
ration with his parents.
Miss Irene Kent is confined to her
home suffering from au abscess on Hie
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Holland removed
their household goods from this place
tu Harrisburg to-dav.
Churches Hold Very Successful Union
Dillsburg, Dec. 17. —The union evan
gelistic service that was held in the
'M. E. church for a period of three
weeks closed finally Friday evening.
December 11. There were 107 conver
sions during the meeting, and as a re
httlf there were twenty-nine members
received into the Methodist church Sun
day morning and Sunday evening
in the United Brethren churdh eight
were baptized and twelve new members
received into the church. The Rev. Mr.
(■off and Prof. Myers have gone to
1 iCwisfburg, Pa., wlyre they will spend
about ten days in evangelistic work.
W. S. Sheffer on Sunday visited his
aunt, .Margaret Kauffman. who is seri
ously ill at her home in Boiling Springs.
Almeda May Eveler, the S-mont'ii
old daughter of the Rev. George and
'Mrs. Eveler, died at her home Sunday
night. She retired apparently all right
and about midnight she was found'
dead. The funeral was held Tuesday.
Interment in Dillsburg cemetery.
Dr. H. C. Kuin in gave his address on
Africa in the interest of missions in the
M. E. church last evening to a large
and interested audience. •
I-.sther Bent/, who has been suffering
i'uni pneumonia for several weeks past,
underwent an operation Monday even
ing. It became necessary to operate to
remove t'iio obstruction from the bron
chial tubes. Her condition has been
improving since the operation.
Prof. i'. M. Stine, superintendent of
schools in York county, was visiting
lriends in Dills'burg Sunday.
•I. K. hvans has been ill at his home
on Gettysburg street tlie past few days.
( harlos Angel is assisting in the .1.
11. Dick general store over the Christ
I he Rev. Mr. Kveler, the but her an
pastor of this place, has been conduct
ing an evangelistic meeting at Franklin 1
church, on R. D. 5. He 'has been meet
ing with success in his work and a num
ber oi' penitents are reported.
First National Bank Pays Out sll,-'
880.13 Christmas Fund
Xewville, Doc. 17.—Five hundred
and six members of the Christmas
Savings ( lull of the First National |
Bank received SI 1,830.13. The 1915
club will bejiin December 21 and is i
open now for membership. The Farm- J
ers National Bank will have a Christ- j
mas Club this coming year, having re-'
centlv completed the one for 1914. !
Carl Simpson Smeifch and Miss!
Madalyn Ruth Reifsnvder were united !
in marriage at Harrisburg last Thurs- j
day. They will reside in that city at I
1.14 9 Walnut street. Mrs. Smeigh wa !
formerly from Oakville. She is well j
known and has many friends here. Her!
aunt, Miss Lillian Brewster, is a resi-J
dent of FairfieU street.
Irvin Helnian and Miss Pearl Neff,
of this place, were married last Thurs- j
day evening bv the Rev. F. A. Parson. |
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HARRISIUTRG ST AR-T NDEPKNDENT. THURSDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 17. 1914
J being entertained at the home of her
| mother, Mrs. Lydia Williams.
Mrs. Mary Gay ton spent Friday and
i Saturday in Harrisburg and Mech'anics
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fry, of Paxtang,
were recent visitors at the home of
the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.
Samuel Guistwhite. Civil War Veteran.
New Cumberland, Pee. 17.—Yester
day morning Samuel Guistwhite, a
Civil war veteran, died at his home,
1' rout and Bridge streets, after an ill
ness of several months. He 'had a
cigar and confectionery store at the
; terminus of the trolley line and was
j well-known and respected in this com
munity. He is survived by a widow,
three sous, and two daughters. His
funerail will take place Friday after
noon at 1.30 from the home. The Rev.
S. N. Good, pastor of t'he Church of
God. wiil conduct the services. Inter
ment will be nrade at Mt. Olivet ceme
Mrs. George Mumper, of EJkwood,
died yesterday morning after an ill
ness of only one day. She was SI
of aige and a very estimable
woman, she was a member of the
Presbyterian church. She is survived
by her age dhusband, one daughter,
Mary, at home; two sons, George, of
I Uanis'bunj, and Samuel, of New Cum
' berland, and seven grandchildren. The
j announcement of the funerail will be
I made later.
! The senior class of the New Oum
berland High school, held a meeting
Next Saturday afternoon the school
board of Kairvicw township, York'
county, will hold a meeting in the New j
Market school house for the purpose of I
deciding on the location of a new I
svhool house as the old one has been
1 condemned and is unsafe.
| Miss Carrie Sweeney, who has been
j visiting relatives in Philadelphia, . the I
i past week, has returned home.
Oil account of the river being frozen
over the workmen must go around bv
11 arrisibling to their work.
I The Sunday school class of Mrs.
' Howard Stone will meet ait her home
| 011 imirth street, Sunday afternoon for
j the purpose of electing new officers.
. Mrs. at one requests all members to be
Mr. and Mrs. Ever hart, of Cedar
tin I ills, lowa, were guets of Mr. and
( A. Williams on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. StraJey, of Franklin
town, were guests of Mr. and Mrs Jo
: seiph Straley, Third street, this week.
Mrs. Coboan, of Harrisburg, called
011 Miss Kuphemiia Mover, yesterday
I afternoon. J
| J. A. Millard, of Steelton. visited
friends hero on Tuesday evening.
1 Mrs. Duffy, of Harrisburg. visited
her sister, Mrs. Grover Neagley, yes
i tenlav. •" J
Mrs. Sylvia Emrick. of Harrisburg.;
vwite.l friends here vesterday
John Nes'bit, of Meehaniesburg was
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Sprenk-1
„nV!° t ; h ' l,lrpn aro emjoying coasting
on the lulls near town.
j Uuion Prayer Meeting Held In Church
of God Last Evening
1 Special Correspondence.
• Meehaniesburg, Dee. 17.—The union
| aver meeting of this week was held i
j last evening in the Church of God. The I
; "'f't'ng was in charge of the Rev. .1. .1 !
| !\osh, of the Mebhodist church. The!
j meeting was spiritual and inspiring, as I
the previous ones have been. At the'
I close of the prayer nieeting a meeting I
| ot the personal workers in the comina
; evangelistic campaign was held. To"
j ' no ,\'T y . the huildin S of the tabernacle i
| will begin. A dn.ner will be served at
noon to the workmen by the women of
I the co-operating churches. The Wash- !
■ ington Fire Company are donating the
! use of their building, dishes, etc , for
After a visit of several weeks to
relatives in this place and Newville
Miss Margery Zug returned to her
home in Bowie, Md., yesterday.
A young daughter" has come to the
home of the Rev. and Mrs. ,T. J. R es h
at the Metlndist parsonage, South Mar
• Mrs. Charles Raach and son. Ralph,
spent yesterday in Harrisburg. ;
Mrs. A. O. Sample visited relatives;
in New Cumberland yesterday.
Mrs. Margaret Scott, of' Columbus,
0., who is visiting relatives in Hogues- '
town, spent a short time in this place!
Miss L. Anna Bronnewell was a visit-1
or to Harrisburg yesterday.
Mrs. Alice Hauck spent to-dav in ] I
President Campbell, of Irving Col-j
lege, has several degrees and titles, but j
on Fridav a now one was conferred
on him, that of G. D. A daughter was
born to Prof, and Mrs. H. S. Cocklin
at State College, which gives Dr. Catnip*
bell tie titif of Grand Dad. Mrs.
Cocklin before her marriage was Miss
Elrnna Campbell, daughter of President
Campbell. f>r. Campbell is receiving
manv congratulations on his added dig
Merry Jingle of the Sleigh Bells Now
Heard in Town
Linglestown, Dec. 17.—Miss .lanej
Care entertained the Emlbroiderv Club
on Monday evening.
A number of relatives*and friends at
tended the funeral of Cornelius Reese
held from his home at Penbrook on
Mrs. Mary Farling spent a few days
Inst week with friends at Steelton.
Miss Helen Ramsey, of Paxtonia, on
Tuesday was the guest of Mrs. Charles
Howard Fleegal, of Harrisburg, spent
Wednesday as tihe guest of Mr. and
Mrs. John Fox.
The first merry jingle of the sleigfo
bolls was heard through t'his town on
Mrs. David Lazzarine and daughter,
Margaret, spent Tuesday with friends
Mis. Charles Ronnert and daughter,
Kathrvn, spent a few days df this week
as the guest" of the former's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Hain, at Huinton.
Mrs. John She; ler visited friends at
Harrisburg on Tuesday.
Miss Mary Hench spent Tuesday and
Wednesday with friends at Harrisburg.
Mrs. Shell Pishiburn and daughter,
Caroline, visited friends at Harrisburg
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Mitchell visited
friends at Harrisburg on Wednesday.
Samuel Searfoss. of Hnmmelstown
made a business trip here on Wednes-
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Swartz, of
Speeceville, spent Wednesday as the
grosts of Mr. and Mrs, Augustus Wine
Christmas Tree Will Be Erected in
Hnmmelstown, Dec. 17.—An inter
esting cantata "The Star of Hope,"
is being rehearsed by the Methodist
Sunday school and will be rendered in
the church 011 Sunday evening at 7.;i0
o'clock. The cantata consists of songs,
recitations, responsive readings and
exercises by the various classes of the
school and promises to be one of the
best ever rendered by t'he Sunday
school. At the conclusion of the pro
gram Santa Glaus will distribute gifts
to the scholars.
Plans are being completed whereby
the borough wi'.l this year have a
municipal Christmas tree, the first in
the history of the town. The tree will
be placed on a platform to be erected
near the Hershcy memorial fountain in
Centre square, and will be decorated
with electric lights and tinsel. Several
of the merchants of the borough will
donate the decorations to be used on
the tree and the idea is meeting the
approval of the residents of town. It
is possible that exercises will be held
in t'he square on Christmas morning.
Miss Sue Brady Is Spending Several
Months With Relatives in Chicago
Special Corresponds ic~
Middletown, Dec. 17.—The Men's
Bible class of the St. Peter's Lutheran
church will observe their usual custom
next Sunday afternoon, when they will
present each member of the infant de
partment with a gift, which they have
been doing for a number of years.
A. B. Cressler is transacting busi
ness at Pittsburgh for several days.
Clarence Davis, of Baltimore, Md.,
is visiting relatives in town for several
Miss Sue Brady left on Wednesday
for Chicago, where she will visit rela
tives for several months.
E. C. Garman. who had been in the
laundry busiuess in town for a number
of years and at present is located at
Pine and Emails streets in the Keever
room, has sold the same to W. F.
Keever and has secured the services
of Gillard Benncr who will drive the
delivery wagon. Mr. Garman has not
fully decided what he will engage in.
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Bander and
daughter, who spent the past t eek as
the guests of the former's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Bauder, West Main streeet,
left on Wednesday for their home at
Quite a number of men were laid off
at the car works on Tuesday evening
owing to there not being work sufficient
at the present.
The members of the St. Peter's Lu
theran church packed a large box of
Christmas goods last evening after the
close of the prayer meeting services. Ft
was to-day sent to the Lovsville Or
phans' Home. They pack a box everv
year for the home.
Mrs, William Greis, of Newark, N.
J„ has been called to town 011 account
of the serious illness of her father,
Francis Flury, who makes his home
with his daughter, Mrs. J. A. Kramer,
The United Market Company ant
the Farmers' Market Company will
have market on Thursday next week
instead of Wednesday and there will
be no market on Saturday.
The car company will pay 011 Thurs
: day, December 24, instead of Saturday,
1 December J6, which would be their
| regular payday '
Peter Riddish, who was arrested by
1 Officer T. K. Stipe 011 a warrant sent
to him from the authorities from Mari
etta. was taken back there to-day. He
is charged with using several hundred
dollars belonging to men who boarded
Mrs. Webster Weaver entertained
the Social Circle at her home on North
Union street this afternoon.
The Tennis Club basketball team
played at Elizabethtown last evening.
TI. R. Detweiler, the butcher, is get
ting his machinery ready to cut ice and
fill his house as the Swatara creek is
GOETHALS OFF TO NEW YORK
Governor of Canal Zone Sails From
BIJ Associated Press.
Washington, Dec. 17.—Colonel
George W. Goethals, Governor of the
Panama ('anal, sailed from Calon to-
9E Nicely Boxed
£3 For Gifts
91.83, $1.73, $3.00,
$2.23 and $3.00
Guaranteed by Oorgas
GORGAS DRUG STORES
II N. 3rd St. and Penna. Station
Union Trust Company's
CHRISTMAS SAVINGS CLUB
Invites You To Become a Member
Thousands were provided with money fur
Christmas this year. Thousands will be
provided with, money for Christmas next
BE ONE OF THE HAPPY ONES
Pay in a little every week for 50 weeks,
and get a check for
$63.75 or $50.00 or $25.50 or $12.75, with interest
Join Yourself Get Your Friends to Join Let the Family Join
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Union Trust Building
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BRITISH PATROL PASSING THROUGH BATTERED STREET OF YPRES
m* unhappy position of Tpres. which for s.mc weeks now Im been the cenire of heavy fighting. i* well summarized hv a writer who recently
I gave the following interesting facts: "The town of Yprw; is added t (lie list of other Keisian towns liUc those in which I have seen the ruin of a nation,
j it exists no longer as a place of ancient beauty in which men and women made their homes, trnstftil of fate. .Many of its houses have fallen into the road
| ways and heaped them high with hrofcen bricks and shattered glass. others burned with a fine, fierce glow inside the outer wails. Their roofs have crashed
down iiuo the cellars. All between, furniture and panelling and household treasnres, has been burned out into black ash or smoulders in glowing embers. Th#
Inhabitants of Ypres have gone, unless some of them ore still hiding or buried in their cellars. A few dogs roam about. h:;rkiug or whining at the soldiers
who pass through the outskirts staring at all this destruction with curious eyes "
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•lay for New York. He is coining to
Washington to appear before Congres
sional confmit'tees in charge of appro
priations forj the canal work. It is es
timated more than $19,000,000 will be
needed for construction of dry docks
machine shops and coal wharves, nec-1
essary to repair and supply the in-!
creasing volume of shipping using the
* Colonel Goethals' visit was planned
aud announced a month ago without
reference to any of the recent ques
tions relating to the neutrality of the,
canal, though it is to be expected that j
that subject may come under discus-1
sion while h is in Washington.
PRESIDENT'S UNIQUE GIFT I
Copy of "Lead Pencil Paper" Sent
Him fbr Christmas Present
Washington, Dec. 17. President
Wilson has received a unique Christ
mas present in the form of a newspaper,
printed with a lead pencil. This in
teresting production—sworn circulation
one copy—is of regulation size and
has ten pages, • profusely illustrated.
.. Prom a distance of a few feeit it has
I the appearance of a standard news
j sheet. The headlines are marvels of
imitation and tihe arrangement of the
| in Christmas Boxes and Baskets
Golden Seal Drug Store,
IIS. Market Square. , 1
contents would excite the envy of a J
" makeup " editor.
ltiohard Fitzgerald, of Lawrenceburg,
Indiana, says his lead pencil newspaper,
as he calls it. is "the only one of its j
kind in the world."
STEVENBON HEXES AT ODDS
Wife of Stepson of Novelist Suos Step- j
daughter for $3,500
New York, Dec. 17.—Katherine P.!
Osbourne, wife of Lloyd Osbourne, step- 1
son of Robert Louis Ktevenson, yestor- |
dnv started a Supreme Oourt action
against Isabel Strong Field, stefxlaugh- \
ter of Stevenson, to recover $3,500. j
Mrs. Osbourne alleges that Mrs. Field j'
has retained certain letters and mein- I
oranda. by Stevenson to which sJie is i
not. entitled. She demands the return!
of these articles, or $:.',500 in lieu
thereof, and SI,OOO damages.
Mrs. Held' claims ownership of the
articles in question bv inheritance from
her mother, Mrs. Robert Louis Steven
Deaf Mute Church Work
Religious work among deaf mutes
was established in 184 9 bv Dr. flaj
laudct, who started a small Bible class
firr them in a room in the University
of New York. The Churchman, an
Episcopal weekly, says that at the
present tinie there are thirteen or
dained clergymen, twelve of whom are
themselves deaf, ministering to the
spiritual needs of 35,000 deaf mutos in
the United States of whom there are
fully 20,000 in the southern section.
The salaries of the missionaries to tin'
deaf range from SI,OOO to SI,SOO an
nually, anil a very few of them liav>
their expenses, in addition, provided.