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The Star=l ndependent Gives Away 2 Orpheum Tickets Daily
The Name of the Person to Whom They Will Be Awarded To-day Is Somewhere Among the Classified Ads On This Page
Perhaps you are the lucky person. Look until you find out, II you get the tickets please call for them before 8 o'clock to-morrow evening
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PACKING—A. H. SHRUNK. 1906 Norm
Sixth street, rirst class packer uf fur
niture. china and bricabrac. Bell yhona
W. J. WENKR. H. 33V Ham 11 ton street—
Furniture, c.'r.•:a und piano packing.
Shipments looked after at uowi end*,
nibu all kind* ul hauling. U«u phone
3LASS WINDOWS will be placed In
auio curtains wuile you wait. c. A.
t Aitt UAKlii.vGr- ANu AUTO vVOttK.fi».
MoN&l' To upon real estate se
cuiiues in auj «in*ounta and upou any
l<fl .»«-> to bull kite uul lUkH.. Aiiilicdo
. ' I'.'-i \ 1 14.
HAUitlgfiUUtt STOUAGE CO. Two
u«w eigUl-sLory brica warehouses,
one absolutely nrcproui, diviued nuo
ureprooi pn»ate rooms oi vaiious
size* tor tao stoiage . nouseao.u
goods, liie Oilier Wait.iousc ol tuu UlOat
ay.uovcu type ot ilro reiardaiu cou
bu U'.-liou loi general niei cuauuisu. 'nicy
Height elevators anu spiral chute tor
' me quicK and sale hanuiing oi nousa
lioid eoov.l s anu all Kin Us ul merman-
UlSc. Low rales, isvulit oecond
fcirccl, near ration, on the nacas of
rum a. it. it,
MONEY TO LOAN
LOANS—S•> io >.<?o K»r tionesl working
people without bank credit at less
than legal rales. pa>abie in install
ments to suit OoiiovVers' con veuiwui a
Loan anu invesi. niem Co.,
»U4 Clmatnui SL
ALL KINDS OF HAULING
ALL kinds of nauling, large Ywo-tca
truck; furniture, pianos, freight. ia
the city anu suburbs Prices reason
auie. Picnic and pleasuie trips, day or
evening. WAi. 11. OAKE, 14J3 Vernoa
fcl. Bell p hone Ja 1 7 J.
Sale and Exchange
Foil SALE—At GABLES, 111-117 South
Second St.; lied Tip, King Point, nil/.-
r.ard, Howe Junior. Can't Slip. Giant
Giip and Always Sharp Calks.
I*oil SALE—VYe iiave oO pairs of girls
and boys' ice skates, newly
e •»!. which will be sold for -■> cent.- a
1' nr. We also sharp.-n ice skates while
yon wait. KEYSTONE CVCLE CO., Si I
K. Third St.
FOR ,SALE —At a bargain—an electric
player-piano, in first class condition;
must ht heard to be appreciated. Apply
Ht : :ic .lOTKL W M.I.AC I-:.
I'OK SALE—At CABLE'S. 111-117 South
,-ecoiid St., ,'>."UO si ts New Sash, h\ln
pt i:t) -.1 and Blazed, at Jl.lo per
t \lso other sizes.
101 •"» CALENDARS FOR SALE
Good selection. A few more sales
men's -ainplcs left, at a bargain. MV
ililS .Ml'i;. co.. Third and Cumberland
Ms., j.jo\e .Miller's Shoe Store.
OV;;itcOATS SALE—slightly used
aii >n nr-t class condition, iioni 51
up. Also sj.so felt boots for jl.D.">.
.Mens ll.Arctics for Uoc. Come and
"W cl - VpQti evenings. S.
M -,F..TZ!«H f »i;; Walnut St.
Oeath and Obituary
December IS, lull, Abram
v • «atou, aged , •,» years
!• 'moral mm I riday evening at 7 45
o ,o( k. from his late residence. No 17:;5
-Market street. Relatives and friends
a-, invited t,. attend without further
hotico Interment will lake place in
.\:. s-lp.v, Susquehanna county, Satur
< »y .uternoon
Lost and Found
FOUND—Don't go mv further, for the
right place is at EGGEItT'S Steam
! J Z. i French Cleaning Works,
.Market St. We deliver and cali
promptly. Both phones.
i/„>sr—B.g Hat muff, Thursday even
ing, on Calder. street, between Third
at' I Susquehanna stn.,.]. I'inder please
teturn ro MIS.-. JENXIK ciIAMKR, No
' 'aider sir .t. anil re ■ " lew aid. '
LOST—Purse containing ten dollar bill
and a one dollar hill and change, be
t ve> n Thirteenth and Market and 1
Hoerner St. lit v»ard if returned to 132
FOR SALE |
A three-story brick house with
eight rooms, bath and steam heat
electricity and gas; front porch.
This is a splendid property front
ing on Reservoir Park.
Most reasonable selling price.
MILLER BROS. & NEEFE
Klr« Insurance Surety Bonds
Ijocust and Court Streets
ARMY OK UNITED STATES. MEN
WANTED: Ablebodled unmarried men
between ages or IS and 35; citizens of
United .Slates, of good character and
temperate habits, who cat; speak, read
anil write the English language. l"or
information apply 10 Recruiting Officer
Bergner Building, 3d & Market sis..
Ilrirrisburg. 4S X. Queeri St.. Lancaster,
3j3 Pine st., Wiliiamsport. or 37 W.
Market at.. York. Pa.
AUTO ti ansportntion school wants men
to become practical chauffeurs and
earn S7r> to SIOO per month. We give a
thorough course in crude'and practical
work fur s:i.i.OO. No. ,"i x, Cameron; Hell
WANTED—Position as cook or all
around work in private faintly, by
colored man. Can give references. Ad
dress or call .'lid South St.
WANTED—Any kind of work by mar
ried m.in; chauffeur by trade. Address
or call 241 Emerald .Si.
COEuItED MAN wishes a position in a
private family; handy man a round the
kitchen. Address (,38 Urlggs St.
WANTED—Position as waiter in hotel
or private family. HI North Ave.
WANTED—A middle-aged man desires
a position as janitor; can ilo al. kind
of repairing, and ih handy with all
kind of tool*. Can furnish reference.
Address or call at No. ISU- itegina St..
WANTED—Any kind of work for a
white man, between the agei of in
and I). handy around slock. Address
-JIT Wallace St.
Cl.EltK wishes a position in olflce; lias
two years' experience bookkeeping
ano typewriting; can furnish good ret
eienccs. Address ijox 108. Carlisle, Pa.
BAKER wishes a position in city; has
three years expcr.et t in .ak'e rnd
bread baking; can furnish gooi rcfer
ences. Address Box 1-JB. Carlisle, Pa.
HAND\, middle-aged colored man
wants pvsition ot any kind. Address
28 Linden St.
WANTED—Experienced cook wishes
position in town or out of town. Ap
ply Brings at.
YOUNU MAN desires position of any
kind, three years experience in gro
cery store. K. s. HlLli, 2»4J Agate St
WANTED—By middle-aged white man.
a position as watchman, janitor or
tiring a furnace. I nuerstauus sieam
ncai, very hanuy, goou worker; can
give reference u required, will work
lor boaiu, lodging auu »_.uu to s3.ou a
week. Audl-cso c. li. ['HA.\KU.\, (Jen.
Delivery, liuiumeistown. Pa.
WANTED—Position as chauffeur; pri
vate or light delivery work; can rur
nisn i eierence. Aduress or vail "38
WANTED Middle-aged lady for gen
e;al housework; good wages lo njrlit
t,a ' 'in JIJi _- > * a rkei au
W ANTED—Middle-aged whito lady de
siies position at w'ork ol any kind.
A"" ress Al ICS. SARAH ItEED, !■ ort
Hunter, D.iupiun County, Pa.
WANTED—Young white girl desires
position at general housework. Ad
dress, in care ot .Mils. s. A REEL"
i-ort Hunter, Dauphin county. Pa. '
WANTED—Young white girl desires
position to work in a ooarduig or
rooming nouse. not at raid of worK. Ad
dress .v.SNA HEt,D, !• ort Hunter, Dau
pnin County, Pa.
WANTED—A position a.s second girl oi
companion to eluerlj iady, by a lauy
't i cuiiement; can do any kind of uousc
v> oik; no washing; wage* »u.uu per
weeK. Address MISS AlAi-t Y K HIRBS
It. u. No. -. Millers town. Pa.
WANTED—Nursing. Call on or ad- !
oress .MI&6 *.c,ulE UESSLiR, 1
W 1111 E DADt" would like to have day's
woi k ot any kind. Room -t, -i'"j
WANTED—Colored woman wants day's
work. Address lUB Christy Court.
WAN"] LU—Day s work i>f any kind.
Adoresg lUBVfc Christy Court, City.
BOOKKEEPER and stenographer de
sires position; seven years experi
ence; now employed. Auuress 3412.
WOMAN wants washing and ironing to
lake noiue; or day's work, can at
16;. i w aliace St.
WANTED—Ueneral housework or dish
washing. call 13J8 Spruce Ave.
WANTED—Neat colored girl, one that
is capable of cooking, doing tirst .
class dressmaking, or caring lor the 1
hair, wishes position doing anything
>ioout inu hoUbe. Address *>3l burster
A LADY experienced ill housekeeping
fettled haoits and without a family,
desnes position as housekeeper. ovs
Ave., liariigouig. Pa.
W ANTED—A German girl would like
housework, cooking or washing and
ironing. Audrcss fuj Mohu St., steei
lo ii, i'a.
W ANTED—By a capable white gir!, 16,
years old, position as general nouse- I
woi'«. E. !•'. BEL.L, phone 28MX.
OJ.HMAN GIRD wants general house
,, > v . u, „ k r . A l»P'y to or address MitjS
Al'hau I. l'a.
Easiness Opportunities I
FOR .SA LE—Retail cigar store doing a'
paying business; low rental. Address
■ L_E. Glfl'DK. I-.T.1 .Market.
Buying a Dog Blanket
"What's the mattor there? Can't
you please that lady in a dog blan
"1 can please her, all right," answer
ed the clerk, ''but she wants the dog
to indicate his preference, and lie's one
of these blase pups that don't seem
to care for anything,"—Judge.
HARRISBURG STAR-INDEPENDENT, FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 18, 1914.
*-■ ■ i i
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE.
] f'OR SAWS—In New Cumberland, Bridge
street near Tenth, 2 Vi-story frame,
nearly new; single property: 6 rooms,
| bath and steam heat; new frame stable
I and garage on rear; lot 35\110; pos
, session soon. BRINTON-PACKER CO..
.Second and Walnut Sts.
FOR SALE—SI 4 Calder St.; 2',4-story
J frame; good condition; 2 1 ,1-story
| frame on rear, facing on Wyeth Ave.";
lot 17x160. BRINTON-PACKER CO.,
j Second and Walnut streets.
■ $4,800 WlXi BUY two brick houses on
Third street above Harris Plot 25x
, 140. Also most modern steam heated
suburban property with plot 50x150.
BELL REALTY CU„ Bergner Building.
WANTED—Wm. Jordan, 528 Ridge St.,
Steelton, to whom two reserved tick
ets were awarded to-day. good for even
ing performance, December 21, 1914.
• 'all for them at Star-Indopendent of
! Hce before 8 p. m., December 19, or they
i will be forfeited.
NO. 2038 SUSQUEHANNA STREET—3.
story brick house; all modern im
provements. Price reasonable; 11,800
will buy another property on Susque
hanna near Broad street. BELL REAL
TY CO., Bergnor Building.
jl'OR SALE—No. 800 N. Sixteenth St.—
inspect this property and consider the
! location. The price is right. $2,700 will
buy two Regina street houses. BELL
HE ALT Y CO., Hcrgner Building.
. .v-u, House No. 1831 N. Sixth St.
Remodeled throughout; all Improve
ments. Apply UEOrtUE W. ORTtI, 423
j LADY wants furnished room with priv
| ilege of light housekeeping. Address
EEAL ESTATE FOR RENT.
i FOR KENT—Large room, 105x32 feet;
good, central location on Market St.
I Rent cheap—s7s. Suitable for any kind
:of business. Call or address 1531 N.
i Fourth street.
FOR REMT—NEW HOUSES
; 2131 Deny St., steam heat $23.00
| 2133 Deny St.. steam heat, 25.00
2135 Derry St., steam heat 28.00
! Inquire P. VANDERLOO,
I 2119 Derry St.
i Or Masonic Temple. Third and State.
j FOR RENT—Fine 8-room house with
j lull,ace, bay windows, window shades,
chicken house, gas stove, and lights;
; rent sl2. Apply V. BRINSEH. 2635 Cur
' tin St. Pcnbrook, or Bell phone 312 R.
| FOR RENT brick
| 1230 North Seventh street, 7 rooms
■ and bath; all improvements;, immediate
possession; rent. Sl6. Apply J. R. STU
BINSKY, care The Hub, 320 Market St.
NICE HOUSE FOR RENT at 1206 Penn
St.; all conveniences; rent reasonable.
Inquire of 11. COHEN, 2«i Market St.
FO UREN'T— 2836 Jefferson St.; all im
provements; rent $16.00 per month.
Call on AUGUSTUS WILDMAN, 2206 N
FOR RENT—6IB Geary St.; 3-story
brick; X rooms and bath; all improve
ments; tine new home; rent reasonable.
| Apply 620 Geary St.
| FOR RENT—Houses with all Improve
i ments, at moderate rentals. J. li,
! GIPPLE. 1201 Market St.
| REAL ESTATE FOR SALS OR RENT
! HOUSES FOR RENT and 2 H-story
I dwelling bouse* for sale. Elder Real
| Estate Co.. 21th and Derry Sts.
Estnle of Mr*. SuMunnnh flfr" U rlittllDfi,
Letters of administration on the above
estate having been granted to the un
dersigned, all persons indebted to said
estate are requested to make payment,
and those having claims to present the
same without delay to,
JOSEPH F. FERGUSON,
3001 N. Second St.,
Or to his attorney,
DANIEL C. lIERR,
16 South Second St.
WHEREAS, the Hon. Ucorge Kunkcl
President Judge, and lion. Samual J
M. McCarrell, Additional Judge, of
Oyer and Terminer and Quarter Ses
sions of the Peace of the Twelfth Ju
dicial District, composed of the County
of Dauphin, having issued their precept,
bearing date the Bth day of December,
A. D. 1»14, to me directed for holding a'
Court of Oyer and Terminer and Gen
eral Jail Delivery and yuarter Ses
sions of the Peace of Harrisburg for
the County of Dauphin, and to com
mence the second Monday of January,
1015, being the 11th day of January,
1915, and to continue two weeks.
Notice is therefore hereby given to
the Coroner, Justices of the Peace, Al
dermen and Constables of said County
of Dauphin that they may be then and
there in their proper persons at 10
o'clock in the forenoon of said day
with their records, inquisitions, exami
nations and their own remembrances,
to do those things which to their of
llce appertain to be done, and those
who ara boiyid in recognizances to
prosecute against the prisohers that
are or shall be in the Jail of Dauphin
County be then and there to prose
cute against them as shall be just.
Given under my hand at Harrisburg.
the Bth day of December, A. D. 1914,
being the one hundred and thirty
ninth year of Independence of the
HARRY C. WELLS.
sheriff n Office, Harrisburg, Pa.,
December llth, 1914.
Philadelphia Produce Market
Philadelphia, Dec, 18.—Wheat higher;
So. 2 red spot, export, U2®l23Vi; No.
1 northern, Duluth export. I 30(& :.'!2.
Corn higher; No. 2 yellow, locul, 75®
Oats higher; No. 2 white. 54<4055.
Bran iirm; winter, per ton. »i«.so®
27.00; spring, per ton. $25.00®25.50.
Refined sugars firm; powdered. 5.05;
fine granulated, 4.96; Confectioners' A.
Butter firm; western creamery, ex
tra, 34; nearby prints, fancy, 37.
Eggs steady; nearby firsts, flee case,
J12.50; do., current receipts, free case,
112.00; western extra firsts, free case,
112.60; do., firsts, free case, $12.00.
Live poultry firm; fowls, 11® 13; old
roosters. 10; chickens. 10® 13; turkeys,
15®lt>; ducks, 13®13; geese, 13®15.
Dressed poultry Arm; turkeys, fan
cy, 21@22; turkeys, average, 17®19;
Valuable Real Estate
, > The undersigned will offer, at public sale, in front of the
Court Hou.s«, in Harmburg, Pa., on Saturday, December 19,
j 1914, at 10.00 a. m., for the payment of debts of the late Eugene
M. Ensminger, deceased, the following Harrisburg real estate:
TRACT NO. 1
I'rontlDK 105.5 trrt on the rut Hide of North Krodf alrrrl. 100 (rrt
north of Srnrcn atreet, and extruding In depth a iMhtnnrp of 1)10 reel
ou the southern aide to m 15 feet wide alley, upon wblrk It front*
77.1 feet, more or leam together with the preaent Intereat, II iui>. of
aaltl decedent la the extension of aald traet of land to low wale." mark.
Erected on auld traet of land la n 2V4-story frame dwelling house.
TRACT NO. 2
Fronting 40 feet on aouth aide of Derry afreet, and extending In
depth to Berryhlll atreet.
Thereon erer-ted two-ator?, manaard roof, frame <*nelllag. No.
1547 I'erry- atreet, and two frame dwelling bonnes, Noa. ISSO aad
1K33 llerryhlll atreet, and frame barn.
The above described premises will be sold clear of all liens,
ierms of Sale—lo Ter cent on day of sale, balance on or before
December 21. 1914, upon delivery of deed.
JOHN M. ENSMINGER,
CpMuMONWKALTH TRCST COMPANY,
Executors of the Will of Eugene M. Ensminger, Dee d.
Ueferring to the above sa'e:
Arrangements can be made with the undersigned bv purchasers to
borrow 60 per cent, of the purchase money on bond secured by first
mortgago on the properly purchased.
COMMONWEALTH TRUST COMPANY
, AMUSEMENTS | AMUBI.MENTB
High fla»» Vaudeville. 2.15 and 5.15 Vaudeville and Pictures, 3.15, 7 A U
Plenty of (iood Seata l.eft for To-day A .
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,i See This Excellent Show
1 and Make Rotary-Belgian Week a I.BS. OF COMEDY
Dor Shope say a the bill's a heateree THREE OTHER UOOD ACTS
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DREAM PIRATES ,c * urßs ,n
A Girl Act that Everybody Mkei
; Derkins Comedy Dogs _ _ , , _
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In 5 Acts
A Story of a Real Woman
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T TO-MORROW -Exceptional Love
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SATURDAY'S SPECIAL OTHER FEATURES
I s '
fowls, heavy, 17$3®18Vi; do., average,
14ft/i 16; do., small, 12®13; old roosters.
1"Vs; broiling chickens, nearby, 164j>22;
western, 14@S0: roasting chickens,
14®)23; ducks. 11©15; geese. 12((t>13.
Flour steady; winter straight. 5.000
T..25: spring straight. 5.35® 5.60; do.,
Hay weak; Timothy hay, No. 1 large
bales. 18.00® 18.50; No. 3 medium bales,
17.50® 18,00; No. 2 do., 15.50<® 16.50; No.
3 do., 14.00®15.00; sample, 13.00® 14.00;
Chicago Livestock Market
Chicago, Dec. 18.—Hogs—Receipts,
4,000; slow. Bulk. 7.05 9(7.30; light, 6.85
<f(' 7.30; mixed. 6.85«< 7.35; heavy. 6.35®
7.40; rougil, 6.85®6.95; pigs. email@example.com.
Cattle—Receipts, 2,000; steady. Na
tive steers. 5.00® 10.0; western. 4.90®
7.65; cows and heifers, firstname.lastname@example.org;
calves. 6,00® 8.75.
Sheep—Receipts, 20,000; weak. Sheep,
5.25®6.35; yearlings, email@example.com; lambs,
HOHL KILI EI) BV BILLETS
KKOM BLUEt'OATS' UUNS
(Special to the Star-Independent.)
Cincinnati, Ohio, Dc. 18.—The life
of Frank G. Hohl, notorious automobile
bandit, a native of tHarrijburg, Pa.,
who was shot to death by the police
here yesterday afternoon, ended after a
three hours' career of crime which in
cluded the robbing of two Cincinnati
banks, the theft of an automobile and
a pistol duel with policemen that re
sulted with fatal wounds to one
bVuecoat and the death of the ban
dit. Thirteen t'housand and one hun
dred dollars are missing as the result of
the baaik robberies, and the poliee are
confident that Hohl, in his wild auto
drives, managed to pass this money
along to some confederate.
The beginning of Hohl's end started
shortly after 10 a. m., when be entered
the West End branch of the Provident
rtavings Bank anil Trust Company, at
Eighth and Freeman avenues, fired two
shots at I ashler Edward Hugbea, scoop
ed up SB,OOO in currency, backed
through the door, jumped into a wait
ing automobile, wbkh had been stolen,
and disappeared. Cashier Hughes fired
after the robber, but his shots 'did not
While the police were searching for
the bandit, more than an hour after, he
entered the Liberty Banking and Sav
ings Company bank, at liberty and
Freeman avenues, ten blocks awav, fired
two shots at Cashier George Winters,
seized what proved to be |5,100 in cur
rency, ran to his automobile and again
disappeared. The shots were so close
to Winters that he was powder iburned,
•but, other than suffering from the
Shock, he was uninjured.
Auto Hits Telegraph Pole
Twelve persons were in the banks
at the time tlhe robberies were com
mitted, tout the promiscuous use of the
'bandit's revolver held them in check.
When 'he entered the 'West End branch
of the Provident, lie scaled an eight
foot screen into the office, and, without
warning, fired at Cashier Edward
Hughes. He then seized $2,000 in cur
rency lying on the 'cashier's desk, rush
ed to a table neartby, tvihere $6,000
more was stacked, stuffed this into his
pockets and slowly 'backed to the door.
Somewhat similar tactics were employed
at the other bank.
Almost two 'hours lalter Harry Bucks
horn, whose mother conducts an apart
ment house on West Ninth street, in
formed the police of the similarity of
a man who rented a room there yester
day to a description given of the ban
dit. Three policemen called at the
room, and, knocking, the door was sud
denly thrown open and tlhe bandit open
ed fire, at the same time brushing padt
♦"he officers, one of whom, Policeman Kd
wartt Knaul, probably was fatally
He again ran to his automobile which
was standing at a nearby corner, and
tried again to make good 'his escape,
but in rounding a corner the machine
crashed into a telegraph pole and was
wrecked. The bandit .jumped out and
opened fire on the other two oflieers who
had pursued him. In the battie that
followed Hobl fell with four bullet
wounds in his body and died shortly
afterwards in a hospital.
Identified as Harrisburger
Hohl was identified oy Cashier
'Hughes, of the Provident bank, as the
man who had rolbbed his bank and
later a comparison of a photograph by
Frank 0. Hohl, the automobile bandit,
of Harrifdmrg, who shot up an Altoona.
Pa., bank on.iMareh 23, with the dead
man, convinced tbe police that they
wore the same. Hobl was arrested in
Pittsburgh y fallowing his Altoona
escapade, bnP while 'being conveyed to
jail threw a cup of coffee in his guard's
face and escaped.
He again was captured, but subse
quently escaped from the Hollidaysburg,
Pa., jail by greasing his body with
soap and squeezing through a narrow
window. The police aiso Claim that ho
was wanted in connection with a dia
mond Jobbery in Kansas City a year
ago, wiheTe he had assumed the name
HUTCHISON GAYE TIP
LEADING TO ARREST OF
HOHL IN LAST APRIL
Continued Prom First I'age.
in the Huntingdon reformatory, where
he WAS sent for larceny and burglary
The Home of the Ormsby Girl
The Altoona police department locat
ed the home of the Ivy Ormsby on the
outskirts of Salem, 0., and through the
girl's father, who is a honest farmer,
Hohl's arrest was made. The father
promised Chief Tillard, who personally
interviewed him at his home, that ho
would do all in his power to aid in
Hohl's arrest, and early on Sunday
morning, April 4, Hohl* and. the Orms
by girl appeared at the latter's home.
Hohl wanted to send a telegram out
of Salem and one of the girl's broth
ers accompanied him to the railway
station. While he was there word was
sent to the Chief of Police of Salem,
who stood inside the station door, and
When Hohl appeared the chief pushed
two revolvers against Hohl and thus
was the arrest of the bandit accom
Hohl announced that he would return
to Altoona without extradition papers,
believing that he could make his get
away en route, and this he tried to do
in Pittsburgh. Inspector Turney was
taking him back. - In the Pittsburgh
station restaurant Turney took off the
handcuffs to permit the prisoner to eat
and Hohl, taking advantage of that,
threw a cup of coffee in the inspector's
face and made a dash for the door, but
he was collared by a waiter.
Escapes Hollidaysburg Jail
Hohl made a great play in Altoona,
confessing to the robbery and permit
ted himself to be "mugged." He was
committed to the Blair county jail in
j Hollidaysburg from where he made a
sensational escape on Aprilj.2. Hchl
removed his clothing and slipped
through a window eight feet above the
floor of the cell after greasing the bars
with soap and butter.
The opening through which Hohl es
caped was slightly more than seven
inches wide and eighteen inches long.
He drew himself to the roof from the
cell window and then lowered himself
to the ground by means of a rope made
from the covering of the cell mattress.
He then scribbled a derisive note on the
office door of the prosecuting attorney
It was also from Harrisburg that
word of the direction he took in fleeing
from Wolliilay-Jburg was obtained by
phe Altoona authorities. Hohl wrote a
letter from Gallitzen to Harrisburg and
former f'ity 'Detective Jack Welsh so
I informed the police. This tip, however,
| did not lead to any further arrest.
Took Ormsby Girl From Salem
Hohl s next escapade was 'his appear
l ance in Salem, 0., in a big automobile
jin which he took away the Ormsby
girl, from under the nose of the Salem
police. In the meantime a robbery in
Kansas City, similar to the Union bank
robbery in Altoona, was laid to Hrflil
'and his name was associated with the
robbery of t'he 'Homestead bank, on Au
gust 17, in which the thief escaped
with $9,000. With the police authori
ties of four cities after liitn he went to
Cincinnati and pulled off two more dar
ing robberies yesterday and there his
career was ended by the (bullets of the
Hohl's accomplice in the Homestead
looting .was alleged to 'be a man by the
name of Kauffman, w'ho is now under
arrest there. There is a question as to
who the Cincinnati accomplice was. The
Harrisburg |>oliee, who have 'had every
possible route to Hohl's relatives "cov
ered" since the robbery, are aiding the
Cincinnati police in trying to get back
the stolen $13,100. r
Tried to Shoot Detective Welsh
/Hohl's early life, the police say, was
that of a young gangster and his ac
tions were those of a "Wild West"
iran. He was a member of two gangs,
the first 'being the "Tin Can Alley"
gang. After a succession of clothing
store robberies, City Detective Welsh,
Sergeant Wiles and Patrolman Hteimer
surrounded a house at 60S Sayford
street and made an arrest of a number
of youths, of whom Hohl was one.
Hchl was cornered at the top of a stair
way and when Detoctive Welsh was
going up the steps Hohl leveled a re
volver at him and pulled the trigger,
but no explosion followed. Ule was ar
rested later on the roof of that dwell
On .Tanuaiw 10, 1906, Hohl was sent
to the Huntingdon reformatory for
burglary ami larceny and wns later re
leased on parole. He was next asso
ciated with a gang of river pirates.
Hchl ami some associates, operating a
niftorboat in the river, were caught
robbing freight cars at Leinoyne. Their
plunder was buried on an island in the
river. The railroad police, aided by
fhe Harrisburg police department, ar
rested Hohl, ami Judge Hadler, in Cutn
beland county court, sentenced Itini to
from one to four years in the F.astern
penitentiary. That Was on November
11, 1 SOD.
After serving a year, Hohl was pa
rolled and lie came back to Harrisburg
and worked as a mechanic for tiho Ford
Alotor Hales Compa'ny. The police were
tolerant and did not send him back to
the penitentiary, although time after
time, they say, Ije was found disobey
ing the .State automobile laws. When
an automobile was of its tires
and certain fixtures Hohl was taken to
police headquarter*, but he would not
confess to the theft.
Left Here in Stolen Auto •
The nert moiniug when City Detec
tive Miurnane and County Detective
Walters went to the garage to arrest
Hohl on that charge he had disap
peared in a Ford car belonging to Dr.
W. P. Evans, of Middletown. He sent
a postcard to City Detective Ibac.h
from Baltimore telling him where he
could find the machine, and the Balti
more police found it there. That was
the last, heard of Hohl until he com
mitted the Altoona bank robbery.
Hohl's was a short career, but one
full of excitement, aud he seemed to
thrive 011 tlie crack <Wf an automatic re
j volver. The spectacular appealed to
l him, (nit his plans were always care-
I fully laid and executed to the Inst de
MOTHER SAYS HOHL WAS
A GOOD BOY BUT THAT
POLICE HOUNDED HI
toßlliiUfd From I l 'l rut l'lige,
caiped from that jail on Easter morn
ing. I never saw him afterwards."
Mother Says He Was a Good Boy
Here the mother love came out again.
"He was a Rood boy," she said in a
low voice as she wept into her hand
kerchief, "and he was always duiuß
some kind act when he was a littltj
boy. He shared with his boy com
panions. Aud thev say 1 wrote to Ber
tha in (Jinciun&ti, saying 1 had seen
Frank last week.
"I hope if'she has a letter of tha".
kind that she will show it, and it will
not be my handwriting. No, indeed, I
have not seen him. T wish I could havo
seen him just once more before they
killed him. The last time I saw him
lie came to flip door here in an automo
bile and said: 'Mother, good-bye. They
got me again, iiaid 1 must go,' and that
was the last 1 saw of hint.
"Oh, Itow they hounded my, boy,"
wailed the mother; "they coul I never
let him alone after lie j.'ot out of tho
Huntingdon reformatory. Onoe when lio
had a good place at the railroad yards,
his boss took sick, and when the new
boss took charge lie sent tny boy oil'
because he had been in Huntingdon.
Then he got a place in Bethlehem, but
he lost that when the men were laid
off, and then h,> went to Williamsport.
He wrote me to come and live with
him, and said he wanted me around the
house just so he could see his mother' 4
face,'' and the voice was broken with
Says Son Was Hoiuidcd
"They say that Frank was hero to
see me, but that is not true. It was
my son-in-law who was to sec me, from
Uniontown. He bas an automobile,
and he came to bring me a present. L
have three daughters, two of thorn
married, and one in a. school in Phile
delphia, an<l they were all good chil
dren, —good to me, —but Frank was
my only boy. and oh, how he loved his
mother," and the little woman's voice
was choked with sobs as she stopped
to wipe the tears away.
"My husband was a railroad brake
man until he lost both legs in a rail
road accident, and then he was a lamp
cleaner at the t T nion Station, ami Im
was a good husband, and strict with
the children. For fourteen years L
have been a ear cleaner at the I uiou
Station. It is not true that Frank sent
me money. He never had any. Win,
when ho robbed that bank in Altooiia'
ho was down and o ut. lie said to 111 c:
'Mother, 1 had had nothing to eat for
three days and Bertha (his wife) was
lying sick in her room. J wan passing
tho bank and saw the money, and 011
the impulse of the moment I went in
and shot it up and robbed it. I was
desperate.' lie was not a bad boy at
heart," said the mother, making excuse
tor the wayward one, "and if they had
let him alone and not hounded him lio
would still be here with me. Hut now
ho is dead, and that is the end."
Hohl Befriended Stray Dogs
' If I can get a pass," continued tho
mother, "I will bring my boy back
home to bury him. That 'is all I can
do now. I want to show that 1 believ ed
111 him, for 1 know that if he hail been
given a chance he would have been a
different man. But they hounded him
- thoy hounded him," and at the mem
ory of what she considered her son's
wrongs there was a light in the 11101 It
er a eye, a bitter look in the face.
"Tliey say ho WHS a cruel man,''
said the woman, "but that was not so.
No boy can be kind to animals auil bo
a cruel man, anil he was continuallv
bringing stray, forlorn looking cats :m-l
'logs to the house to feed thorn, so thai
his father threatened to punish him if
ho did not stop it. Xo boy who does
that can be cruel.
"lie brought a half-starved street
waif to the house one di*v, and we fed
and clothed him, and that was the
beginning of my boy's downfall. Tho
boy we cared for was a bad one,, and
Prank learned from him what led to
"Yes," and here she reverted to hoi
son's career in llarrisburg, "the police
were always after him. lie had a nice
place at a garage on Tenth street and
was thought of very highly, but then
the police hounded him. Twice he was
lined for not having a light, on his au
tomobile in the oarlv evening, and once
they arrested him for speeding; but it
was spite work, as I was afterward
told hw those who knew.
Says Her Letters Were Opened
"When he got a little money togeth
er he bought a motorboat, intending to
carry pleasure parties up and down the
river, and he was doing well, until one
night his boat was stolen and used to
carry away some goods that hail been
stolen, and ho was arrested and Hent
to the penitentiary.
"He only had but three months to
serve of his parole wnen the constant
hunting by the police discouraged him,
and he made up his mind that he could
not live here. I wanted him to stikv,
but he waul it was no use. lie could
not, stand it, and he would come here
and cry like a'child. 1 did all 1 could
to persuade him to stay home, but he
•did he could no longer stand the con
"Then lie came lo say good-bye, and
that was the last 1 saw of my boy iji
Harrisburg. I have never heard from
him from that day to this. They
thought I knew where he was find thav
opened my letters to see if they were
from him, but they were not. * No, T
never heard from my bov again, and
now I will go out West and bring him
back —dead,'' and she broke down with