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THE SCHOOL IN ENGLISH
IS PROGRESSING FINELY
One Hundred and Sixty Foreign
speaking Residents Are Now En
rolled, Fifteen of Whom Are
The unprecedented enrollment of
foreign-speaking residents of the bor
ough, now numbering 160, in the school
established by the Rev. J, H. Hoyer,
pastor of the First M. E. church, to
teach these people the English language
V.JIS announced this moruing by the
founder to be very pleasing to him
and to have exceeded his most san
Of the total number enrolled, fifteen,
or nearly one-tenth, are females. The
work is progressing satisfactorily and
the Kev. Mr. Hoyer is now assisted in
his labors by six or seven of the local
Higih school Seniors and a number of
members of the Bpwonth Lieague of his
As soon as the pupils are advanced
sufficiently to spell words they are giv
en a first reader especially prepared for
such work, which is divided into three
farts. The first part is a simple re
view of American history, the second
]>art is devoted to geography and the
third part consist", of civics.
Most of the male students are em
ployed at the local plant of the Penn
sylvania Steel Company, some working
in the daytime, others at night. The
largest attendance at school on any
one night so far has been 89. Gram
mar and sentence construction are the
gist of the work up to the present time.
Wiliiam IJ. Bennett, superintendent
of anthracite missions, located at
I'ottsville, attended the session of the
local school Monday evening and deliv
ered an interesting address on "Char
acter Building." A review of the -work
done bv the scholars since the school
commenced was held Wednesday even
ing and showed great advance by all
who have 'been attending sessions reg
JACOB KNODERER INJURED
He Was Knocked Over by a Bobsled
on Mobn Street Hill While
Walking to Borough
Jacob Knoderer, a carpenter, resid
ing on South Front street, was serious
ly injured last evening shortly after 5
o'clock when he WAS run down by a
bobsled containing four or five young
residents of Mohn street, Who were
coasting down the steep part of the
Mohn street hill.
The injured man was employed on a
carpenter job at Obcrlin, by Contractor
H. C. Wright. About 5 ojclock last
evening, he started to walk to his home
in the borough, going by way of Mohn
street. When about halfway down that
hill, a bobsled left the top of the steep
incline and with increasing velocity
dashed toward the pedestrian. As he
is almost deaf, the shouts of warning
of the occupants of tbe sled were un
noticed by Knoderer who continued in
its path and was run d<jwn, while the
occupants were spilled in all direction?.
lie was knocked unconscious and re
mained in a comatose condition nearly
all night. No bones were broken but
the physician who was called found the
man suffering severely with shock and
the victim is now confined to his bed.
FIRST LITERARY PROGRAM
Knights of Methodism to Hold Initial
The Knights of Methodism, an or
ganization composed of young male
members of the First Methodist church
of the borough, to promote sociability,
has been launched anil will give its
first public literary entertainment this
evening in the social room at 7.30
A feature of the affair will be a
declamation by a boy, aged 13, said to
lie one of the best in that line in the
borough. A collection will be lifted near
the end of the program for the benefit
of the boys. The program follows:
Overture, orchestra; "History of
Older, ' William B. Kenney; recitation,
' harles Sellers; declamation, Charles
Smith; debate, "Resolved, That Elec
tricity Is More Useful Than Steam,"
A Full Feature Show at the
Standard Theatre To-night
The King's Move Into the City. Two
reel special, featuring Marc McDer
The Curing of Mayra May. Featuring
Admision, Five Cents To All
SPECIAL FOR MONDAY NIGHT
The Third Degree. Five-reel special
feature. Great success at Hudson
Theatre, New York.
Entire Stock of Je
J o discontinue the .jewelry business in Steelton so as to devote my time
to other interests, T offer my entire stock at and below cost to close out
everything by the first of the year.
I his is an unusual opportunity to secure elegant
gifts at Big Bargain Prices.
Fixtures and room for rent after January 1, 1915.
E. L. DARON,
.41 North Front Street
Stab le Buy
25 South Front Street
I HERE IS A STORE IN TUNE !
WITH THE GIFT-GIVING SPIRIT!
Pity that cynic who once declared that at Christmas he would do nothing for anvone 1
but himself, inasmuch as he was the only one worthy of it. ■
I THIS LIVE STORE To serve the women I
rejoices with its grow- WJf 1 who have men folks |
ing family of patrons on their gift lists to §
over the coming of Housecoats s6toslo If§ remember women I
Christmas, because |g|| Jß with their traditional 1
1 of the greater oppor- a d C h erchiefß ' 2 for 25c MM dislike of the ordinary 1
I tunities it brings us Men's Dress Gloves, $1 to $3 and the hackneyed in i
up . - Fur Gloves, .$3.50 to $5 _ ( #
I to serve others than m shirts, «u styles $1 to $3.50 mmgrii Christmas girts.
hi ' Umbrellas, $1 to $5
II OUrSeIVeS. Belts and Suspenders, 25c, 50c &$1
R C Pajamas, sl, $1.50 and $2 In Qllfirf ThlQ StOT"P--- til
1 T , MonitoHose, 25cand50c . 1 H1& OlOrC |
|lo serve the men m Suits, Men's, '..515, S2O, $25 V' : l| gr with its teeming mer- 1
I and young men who if|k vSZ e3ts '.
must be dressed in w' "i Muta/juSI vM fri e ndl y service--its I
thpir VinliHcur ILzzfc, Collar Bags, sitos2.so IVI moderateness of prices and i
uie*r iionud> ClOines J#r\ stickpins , 25c to $2 bigness of values-is fairly
-in the fresh new humming with the gift- |
suits and nvprpoatQ Fun Dress Suits, $25 and $35 giving spirit that has per- U
, utuai ° Linen Handkerchiefs, 25c and 50c htflW ' meaterl to everv home in 1
from iL, Interwoven Hose 25c and 50c ///M/// *T every HUIIIC in s
lAUIII , Overcoats . sls, S2O, $25 ///joSf/// the community. *
I\ \lr\ Combination Sets of Belts, Sus- ///£w//a
p UAITPr AP \ IfW \ penders, Garters, Armbands,
lilt HOlbt Or \l\\ ■■■■»""« Open hvemngs 1
KUPPENHEIMER iwL. Until Christmas i
304 Market Street Harrisburg, Pa. I
Paul Metzger, W. H. Oarson, William
Kpuney, Boy W. Green and Harold
Suydam; selection, orchestra; declama
tion, Roland Goodfellow; recitation,
Russell Marks; essay, Frank Har
lacher; biography, Donald Stouffer; se
FINE PROGRAM AT OBERLIN'
Mission Baud Will Meet Sunday After
noon at 3 O'clock
Extensive preparations have 'been
made by the Mission Band of Salem
■Lutheran church, Olberlin, for the meet
ing to 'be held in that church Sunday
afternoon at 3 o'clock. The following
program will be rendered:
Song, "Hail the Saviour King,"
Mission 'Band; Scripture lesson, prayer;
recitation, ' ' Welcome, *' Mark (Brehrn;
recitation,' "Christmas inOther Lands,"
Sarah Dickey; solo, "Dolly's Lullaby,"
Ruth Rupley; recitation, Edith Beck;
motion song, '' The Time AVe Dearly
Love," eight 'boys and girls; recitation,
Bail Cassell; duet, "Ho Loved Us
So," 'Mary vAlice Ohamlbers, Luther
Brehm; pantomime, "The Infant
Jesus," Isa'belle Ba-ker and six girls;
solo and chorus, "The Kir Trees Are
Waving." Romain Brchm and four
girls; recitation, "A Star, a Song, a
Child," Helen Myers; song, "Joy to
HATTKISBtTRG STAK-INDEPENDENT, FT? TT)A Y EVEN TNG, DECEMBER 18, 1934.
JUST FIVE DAYS
To do your shopping for Christmas. Our stock is
complete in the line of Men's Furnishings, Hats,
Ready-made Suits and Overcoats. Special line of ap
propriate gifts for men in Toilet Sets, Smoking Sets,
Shaving Sets, Collar Boxes and Bags and Combina
tion Sets at prices that will please.
Before going elsewhere call at our shop and glance
over our magnificent stock. Purchases not satisfactory
exchanged after Christmas. Always Y. M. B. 0. D. if
not satisfied. Open evenings.
I The Quality Shop
Front and Locust Streets, Steelton, Pa.
NOTICE QUE CHRISTMAS WINDOW DISHLAY
the World," Mission Band; 'benedic
ORDINATION SERVICES TO-DAY
Services Held in Trinity P. E. Church
Were Followed With Luncheon
Ordina/tion services in Trinity P. E.
church, Pine street, this morning were
very interesting and impressive. The
candidate to receive the honors was bHe
Rev. J. Vaughn Davis, who was or
dained to the priesthood and as a dea
The services were in charge of the
Rev. H. B. Pulsrfer, of Marietta, and
the Rev. Mr. Kitchen, of Mt. Joy. Three
services were held commencing at 8.45
o'clock and continued until the noon
hour when luncheon was served in the
parish house. Many visiting rectors
from other towns were present.
Ralph Ulrich, 239 Lincoln street,
and Miss Helen Hoch, 241 Lincoln i
street, were married at Hagerstown,J
Md., Saturday, December 12, by the'
Rev. Mr. Basom, of the United Evan
gelical church, of that place. They will
reside with the groom's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John A. Ulrich, 239 Lincoln
The Sunday school of the 'Main Htreet
Church of God will hold its animal
Christmas entertainment Sunday even
ing in febe church at 7.30 o'clock. A
splendid program has been prepared for
The regular order of services sus
ipended at the beginning of the Stongh
'campaign will be resinned in the First
I.Vie/thodist church Sunday. December
The clioir of the 'First Reformed
churc'h will hold its regular weekly re
hearsal this evening at 8 o'clock."
Steelton Lodge No. 411, Knights of
Pythias, conferred the third degree
upon a class of candidates lawt night.
Visiting knights witnessed the degree
work of the local team.
'Many donations consisting of a great,
variety of articles of food and cjothing
were given the Associated Charities yes
terday for distribution through a move
ment started at t'he SStough taibernacle
in 'Harrisburg. The donations marked
"Steelton" will be distributed by the
charities committee here.
Mrs. Harry Dennis, of Downingtown,
spent yesterday with her sister, Mrs.
J. H. Royer, at th e Methodist Parson
age, North Fourth street.
Miss Marie Wiseman, the visiting
nurso employed by the Steelton Civic
Club, will be in her office from 8 a. m.
to 9 a. m., from 12.30 p. m. to 1.30
Standard Theatre's Offerings
The program at this popular theatre
this evening offers all its patrons an
evening of pleasure and satisfaction
aud must be seen to be appreciated.
HAD EVE FOli TRADE
New York Boy Sold SSOO In Jewelry
* for $1.25
New York, Dee. 18.—'' Every day
pfor a montih I have ibeen missinig jew
elry," Max Do'Uberg, a jeweler of 11
■ West One (Hundredth nt/reet, said wheu
i he rushed into the West Cue Hun
! dxedth street police station last night,
j "Sometimes it is a watch, sometimes
it is rings. But every day tihey axe
"To-day my wife, Rosie, is in t'he
store and our 6-year-old son, Louis, is
s>itting ou a stool near t'he door. My
wife she goes to the rear room anil
when she eomes back Louis is handing
a gold watch to a man and the ma.ri is
giving him a nickel. He is just getting
a nickel for that watch, which is worth
S3O, if it is worth a. cent.
"The inan runs, but not before my
/wife sees him. Then she examines
Louis' bank and finds $1.25 in it.
! That's all that man gave Louis for
SSOO worth of .jewelry.''
The police promised to arrest the
man if they could find him.
SHE HAD TO FEED FURNACE
Woman's Love Grows Cold as She
Shovels 14 Tons of Coal
New York, Dec. 18.—Because she
was forced to shovel fourteen tons of
coal into 'the furnace in the course of
one winter, Mrs. Adelaide F. Pond, a
musician, is suing Charles W. Pond for
separation. At the time of the alleged
coal-heaving t)he couple lived at Little
Falls, N. Y.
"All my husband would do was to
feed the ctoiclceng," Mrs. Pond told Su
preme Court Justice Krlanger. "Once
when we had guests and I failed to
place a. of beer ibeside my plato
he threw a bottle at me."
The plaintiff would not repeat orally
the names she alleged her husband
called her, tout wrote them on a slip of
paper and handed them up to the Jus
"Marriage is a lottery," said the
ready made philosopher.
"I shouldn't say that," commented
Miss Cayenne. "In a lottery it's a com
paratively easy matter <to" tear up a
losing 'ticket and take another chance."
in Christmas Boxes and Baskets
35£ and up
Golden Seal Drug Store,
11 8. Market Square.
Philadelphia Division—ll4 crew to
■go first after 4 p. m.: 122, 120', 128,
125, 117, 115, 111, 105.
Engineers for 114, 122, 105.
Firemen for 128, 111. >
Conductors for 114, 123.
Brakemen fo»' 114, 125, 105.
Engineer;) wp: Albright, Smeltzer,
Spease, Newcomer, First, Hubier,
Davie, Foster, liindman, Madenford.
Firemen lip: Martin, Gillberg, l>u
vall, -Bpdinig, Wagner, Kegleman, Hren
neir, Hoiiser, Packer, N ay4or, Behman,
Airntsberger, Dualevy, Kochenouer.
Braikieinen up: Morris, McNautghton,
Wiland, Brawnewell, Bustier, Bweikert,
Knupp, Deajrolf, Dengler, Munmia.
Middle Division—2so crew to go
first after 2.40 p. m.: 17, 106, 24,'
Preference: 4, 3, 1, 9.
Enl&ineers for 24, 3.
Fireman for 17.
Conductor foir 26.
Flagmen for 3, 1.
Brakemen for 106, 111.
Engineers up: Free, Moore.
Firemen up: Wright, Davis,
Seagrist, Potteiger, Buyer, Gross,
• Conductors up: Bogner, Patrick.
Flagmen up: .Mumma, Jacobs, Mil-:
Brakemen up: Sell off stall, Frank,'
Reese, Mathias, Bpaiiw, McHenry,* Troy, j
Henderson, Peters. Kohli, Kissinger. l
Kjieffer, Pluck, Fritz, Wenrick, Werner. I
Yard Crews—Engineers up: Salts-1
man, Ktihn, Snyder, Pelton, Shaver,'
Landis, Hahenshelt, Brenenian, Thom
as, Hoarser, Meals, S'tahl, Crist, Swab, ;
Firemen up: Hheets, Bair, Eyde, Es
sig, Ney, Myers, Boyle, Shipley, Bevie,
Ulsh, Bostdorf, Schieffer, Ranch,
Weiigile, Lackey, Cookerly, Meyers,
Sholter, Soell, Getty, Hart.
Engineers for 1454, 130, 885,
Firemen for 1859, 1454, 130. 1831.
1 THE BEADING
P., H. and P—After 9.30 a. m.: 17,!
6, 2, 19, 1, 2'o, 5, 18, 14, 15, 11,
Eastbound—67, 68, 62, 52, 53, 69,
61, 60, 58, 57.
Conductors up: Philatoaum, Gingher,
Engineers up: Martin, Glass, Tipton,
Wood, Massimore, Ketitner.
Firemen up: Brown, Sullivan, Chron
ister, Beecher, Biaghaiu, Aunspach,
Dobbins, h'ulton, Corl.
'Brakemen up: Strain, Shearer, Steph-
ens, Yoder, Smith, Gardener, Mummif,
Hol'bert, Kapp, McHenry Shader, Bpley,
Ensminger,'Miles, Rbv, Bingaman, Mil
Philadelphia Division—236 crew to
go first after 3.45 p. m.: 2211, 237,
21 7, 224, 243, 201, 220, 206, 221.
Engineers for 243, 201.
Firemen for 243, 206.
Conductors for 204, 221, 224, 24?
Flagmen for 206, 221, 23'5, 237.
Brakemen for 229, 235, 237, 243.
Conductors up: Gundle, Eaton,
Flagmen up: Reitzel, Snyder, Camp.
Brakemen up: Kone, Long, Arment,
'Hoopes, Twigg, Al'bright, Goudy, Fair,
liutz, Shuler, Werts, Waltman, Deets,
Middle Division—23 4 crew to go
first after 2 p. m.: 224, 107, 16.
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