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AT k MEN'S STORE
Neckwear ni 0r e convenience. Bath Robes
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25C AND 50C ,««. »n .m- «-»>•
lower and at a saving Shirts
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IOC TO 50C fjjjMyES mlu M -" u
in xm»s box**. Eve rv thine in irk i
m plain figures. Pur- j rßjwft; ? f
Suspenders chases at our store jj
ICP Rlin cnr 'oust satisfy or A. M. ! V ! I
6jb rtnll jub H. 0. D. if not satis- ! iß'Hf I I
—————tied. A visit to our ft i Suits and
farter, will convince " 1® 1 i Overcoats
lOCTONC vouaß,owhat " esav - j| i $7.50 Tfl $30.00
of Smoking Sets. |jl ifi Latest Balma-
Handkerchiefs Toilet Sets. Combina- i» | Jfefr caan Overcoats
5C 10 50C £. SB.SD TO $16.59
Our Stock of Men's Furnishings, Hats, Suits, Bal
macaans and Overcoats is Complete
On account of limited space, we cannot mention every item we handle, but you
will find it at this store.
The Quality Shop
I —7 MEN'S STORE
cuAninffo Front and Locust Sts. c ..
NEWS OF STEELTON
Artistic Printing at :»tar-lndependent. '
POOR CHILDREN WILL BE
GIVEN CHRISTMAS CHEER
Civic Club Will Entertain Two Hundred
:.nd Fifty in Trinity Parish House
—Centenary V B Church Will "Pro
vide Dinners for Many More
Christmas eheer will be exemplified
in the borough this week as never be
fore in the history of the plaee. The
iir-eate** efforts being made along this
line - by a committee of the local Civ
ic Club which is completing arrange
ments to care for 230 poor children of
the r.orougb bv having them come to
Trinity Parish house Thursday after
noon where each one will be presented
witr. "ometij.ng of value in honor of the
anniversary of the birth of Christ.
The committee in charge of this af
fair. through its chairman. Mrs. Charles
A Aiden. requests ail persons who can
>. \e donations to this worthy object,
ousisting of candy, toys, or cash, to
leave the same at the homes of the
following women: Mrs. C. A. Alden.
Mrs. W. K. Martz, Mrs. J. M. Heagy
aud Mrs. K. M. Kutherford.
Tee children will be admitted to the
Parish Honse by means of admission
tickets to be given out by the Civic
<lub nurse. Miss Wizeman. and the
■ !oor« will be open at 2.30 o'clock.
The congregatiou of Centenary
I'nited Brethren church will see that
about 12S other poor children will be
supplied with turkey dinners, which
will be given at homes of members of
the church. One or more other local
churches are about to announce action
to be taken on dispensing Christmas
500 Turkeys for Steelton
Must L»e sold, regardiess of cost. 500
turkeys, ranging from 9 to 20 pounds.
Most be sold by Thursday. Call and
C. L. Souliiard. corner JSecond and
Jefferson streets. "" A<Jv.
PEACE DISTUKBEBS ARRESTED
Kadi Juis was arrested yesterday by
I onstabie tiibb charged with disorderlv
conduct and carrying concealed deadlv
weapons. The same officer also arrest
ed Milos and Vit Cuckovic
charged with disorderly conduct. De
tective Durubaugh arrested Dmeter UJ
kas and Dan Reli? charged by Peter
Bulat with assault and battery. The
Ave defendants will be arraigned before
Artistic Printing at Star-Independent.
AGED COUPLE CELEBRATE
HEIR GOLDEN WEDDING
Mr and Mrs. T. J. Bordner Were
Guests of Honor at a turkey Din
ner Held at Home of Daughter.
Mrs. Harvey Hershey
Mr. and Mr#. T. J. Bordner, formerlv
of Lebanon, now residents of the bor
ough. having weir home with their
daughter, Mni. 1.. Grant Ellenberger. ■
319 Lebanon street. celebrated their
go.den wedding anniversary »at the
home of another daughter. Mrs. Harvev
T. Hershev, J. 2 Lincoln street. .Suur
day, December 19.
At 6 o'clock Saturday evening the
aged couple. who were guests of honor.
Mt down to an elaoorate turkev dinner,
wfcich ha»i been prepared bv Mrs. Her-i
stey and her sisters. Dunn; the
course of t;ie meal Mr. and Mrs."T. J.
Bor iner, who have passed the allotted
tnree sccre years and ten. received the 1
congratulations of their chLdren. as I
follows: * i
Mr. and Mrs George H. Mills and
son, Francis, of Brookston. Ind.; Mr.
• nd Mrs.l". G. Kilenberger. S;eelton: Mr.
and Mrs. H. A. Boraner. I.iugaven, P.
Mr. and Mrs T. D. S. Bordner.
« i namsport; Mr. and Mrs. David Fish-1
er and daughter. Lather. Bridgeport;
Miss Margaret Bordner. Marion. Ohio.
*a-t Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Hershev, i
Those who live at a distance sent j
their congratulations, which were rea-l
at that time. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Bord
ner s son, H. A. Bordner, who is super
intendent of schools in the Philippine
Islands, paid a glowing tribute to his
;«Vuts. He wrote: "All that I am
in the way of manhood, learned in mv
childhood. I received from my goo 1 par
epts. Wo hope we may ever so live aa
to retain their love and esteem, ete."i
He «poke of their lives as having been
one long life of Christian fellowship—
two heautifui Christians, whose lives
were linked as one
T. D. 8. Bordner. Williamsnort.
spoke thus: "We all made a tremend
ous effort to be present at this fiftieth
wedding anniversary of our parents.
Great is our pleasure to witness these
pleasing festivities, thus helping to
frown our dear parents' lives with a
few more joys, which they so richly de :
serve." He also spoke feelingly of hisl
regret at not being able to bf "present, j
The rest of the children present spoke '
in a similar strain.
Friends sent congratulations. Be- j
sides flowers, the couple received a sub-1
stantial gift from the children—a neat j
sum in gold, which will help toem to
TIAKRISRT Kc; ST ATMXDEPEXDENT, MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 21, 1014.
be happy ami comfortable. ar,.l. as the
son in the orient said, wiil heln them
well on towards the diamond annive--
jsTOCGH EXTENSION CAMPAIGN
The Matter Will Be Decided at a
As tar as couM be ascertained bjt j
two of the borough churches took i> '
tiou yesterday 0 n the Stough extension i
campaign. The official bjar l of ten
tenarv I n.ted Brethren church last
evening decided not to take part in the
, campaign as an organization,
i When the subject was brought tie
fore the members of the First Pre«bv 1
terian church yesterday, it was d'e
•culed to support th e movement if a
majority 0 f the other churches>if the
borough do so. The matter will likelv
be decided at a future meeting of the
. local Ministerial Association. '
YOUTHFUL HIGHWAYMEN HELD
-Jeff Stevenson. Richard Brown and
- a.naniel Williams, three colored bovs,
were placed ifnder arrest Saturday
evenin. by Chief of Police Longnaker.
The trio mil be arraigned before Squire l
1 lckinson on a charge of highway rot>-
Where Quality Counts
The most fastidious male dresser in
the borough and vicinity can have his
wants supplied to perfection by a pre-
Christmas visit to the Quality Shop,
front an l Pine streets, which up io
!ate establishment is advertising all
of the latest in men's goods on this'
I' a ?e.
Funeral of Charles G. Karl
The funeral of Charies G Karl, a
veteran of the Franco-Prussian war,
who died Friday, was held from 2119
Sruth Second street, yesterday after
noon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Charles
A. Huyet'e. of the First Reformed
church, officiated and burial took place
in the Highspire cemetery.
Harthur Keim, a student at the
, « CWubMi Prnot There's
nothing that would please him bet
as' ter. and nothing that would help hira
more. (_'onkey'« Poultry Remedies are
k standard and every poultryownerneedsthem.
R Hadvira Ud Poultry Supply StorM m ,
Harrisburg ana Everywhere
Paiveratty of Wisconsin, U spending
I the holidav%with his |>arents, Mr. and
Mrs. L. f 1 Keim, North Front street.
Mrs. Melvina Whitebread, in her
eightieth year, is seriously ill at her
home on North Front street as a result
of a paralytic stroke.
Mrs. Margaret Baldwiu. after spend- j
4»g several days with her daughter,
Mrs. I. M Durnbnugh, North Front
street, left for Philadelphia this morn
ing. accompanied by Miss Lillian Durn
baugh. where they will Spend the holi
days with Mrs. Baldwin's daughter,
Mrs. W. F. Morau.
l«e\vis Kobbin, 337 South Front
1 stieet, a student at the College of I'hy
' sir inns and Surgeons, Columbia Univer
sity, New York, is home to spend the
1 Christmas vacation with liis parents.
David Baker. South Second street,
l was injured by a fall on the lev side-
I walks Saturday and is now confined to
; l-.ia home.
A fine cantata will be rendered in
St. Peter's Lutheran church. Highspire,
Christinas evening at 7.43 o'clock. An
early morning service at 6.50 o 'clock
will be held in the same church Christ
' mas morning at which there will be
An every member canvas was made
by a committee of twelve members of
the loeal First Reformed church yes
terday afternoon. The town was di
vided into sections and the canvass
j made to stimulate interest in the
j church work.
The ladies' Auxiliary of the Ger-
I man Quartet Cluii will hokl an enter
i tain men t in the German Quartet'hall,
: Front and Washington streets, Christ-
I mas evening.
Miss Bessie lloffer, IS Pine street,
rendered a violin solo in the First Re-
I forme,l church Sunday evening. She
I was accompanied by Miss Clara liar
j olerode at the or^an.
As a result of changing his resi
! dence from the Kast End to Second
. and Pine streets. Frank Steese has lost
' his sea-t in the borough council and
I the First ward is shy one member in
; that body. Steese represented the
First precinct of the First ward in
j council and the borough fathers will
elect a new member for that district at
i their next monthly meeting.
The Steelton Triangle Club. Xo.
411, has ordered fifty uniforms which
will He used by the club in the Mum
mers' parade at Harrisburg New
Year's Day. The club will use a lium
-1 her of uniforms which they already
| have in addition to those being pur
The local Merchants" Association
will hold its regular monthly meeting
j in the G. A. R. hall. North Front stree*,
! this evening. \
The annual entertainment of the
Centenary Sunday school will be
given in the church on Friday night at
7.30 o'clock. On the same evening the
annual offering for the Quincv Or
phans' Home will be made.
Wednesday night seventy-five sing
<ws from the congregation of Centen
ary U. B. church, will rehearse carols,
which will be sung in various parts of
the town on Christmas evening. The
singer will leave the church at 9.30
o'clock Thursday evening and will
serenade 200 homes.
Miss Marie Wiseman, the visiting
nurse employed by the Steelton Civic
Club, will be in her office from 8 a. m.
to !> a. in., from 12.30 p. m. to 1.30
A Universal Bottle
Is Just the Thing
Keeps liquids hot all day and
1 nijr!»t or cokl until the third day.
Patent Bustless Shock Absorber
i protects til'er against breakage,
j This is the most sanitary bottle
i made. We carry a complete assort
' Lunfh B " x $1.50
I nrafe '• $5.00
Kood Jar $2.50
SI.OO to $2.50
Drinking Cups. „ . $1.25 v >er set
| Forney's Drug Store
426 Market Street
7c a Day far Thaia
The Watch and the Price Defy
I Women's and Men's
Open face or Hunting case.
These watches fully guaranteed,
Elgin or Waltham movement, ex
pansion balance, polished regu
lator, display winding works, pat
ent self-locking setting device,
and rust-proof case guaranteed
for 25 years. Perfect in' every
SOc a Week—Can Too Beat It?
. Full Line of Xmis Goods
Now oo Display
American Watch t
Opes Evenings '
. COE. 4TH and CHEBTNTTT 3TS.,
The Harrisburg Polyclinic Dispensar;
will be open daily except Sunday a
:: p. in., at its new location. Front au
■ Harris streets, for the free treatmen
of the worthy poor.
DOGS AND MONKEYS
RUN THEIR OWN TOWN
jmm H M
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1 Wouldn't it strike you funny if you
stepped off a train some day and found
yourself in a village that was run en
tirely by animals: where there wasn't a
maa in sight nud dogs and monkeys
roamed the streets in swell clothes, kept
That would be a funny sight, wouldn't
Well, that's the sight you will see
in one of the acts this week at the
Orpheuav Derkins' animals have an aet
all to themselves, and they put on a
real sketch, not simply au aft in which
dogs and monkeys jump through rings
and the like. These dogs and monkeys
have a village. The monkey policeman
; arrests the dog badman after he goes
t in the dog saloon ami gets drunk, and
there is a great time in Pogville.
Santa Claus also is at the Orpheum
this week, or at least each afternoon un
til Christmas, with a present for every
child in the audience. Adv.***
AARON t'ARPRXTER, So, l>lK<
Head of Leather Firm and Lay Preach
er in Philadelphia
Philadelphia. Dec. 21. — Aaron E.
i Carpenter, president of the oil and
leather firm of E. F. Houghton & Com
pany, and widely known as a lay
, preacher, died last night at his home,
2025 Spring Garden street. He was Si>
years' okt and had been ill but a few
Mr. Carpenter was born in R-oxbor
i ough. May 12, 1529. He was a grad
j uate of the theological school at Lewis
i burg University, and while always ac
tively engaged in business, he officiat
ed as clergyman for many years in
J charitable -institutions and churches
which were too poor to pay a minister.
The firm of which he was president
was formed in IS7O, when Mr. Carpen
ter and others entered int« partner
ship with E. F. Houghton. li}.lS9o he
had become the sole proprietor of the
business, lyhich was incorporated in
1310. He had resided at 2025 Spring
Garden street for more than half a
He is survived by a widow, two
| sous. Serjeant Thomas B. Carpenter.
! I". S. A„ and Charles E. Carpenter,
; who will succeed him as president of
| E. F. Houghton £ Company; and two
daughters. Mrs. E. C. Buchanan, of
| Tampa, Fla„ and Mrs. John L. Glen
| denning, of Germantown.
Philadelphia Division—ll6 crew to
go first after 4 p. m.: 102, 110, 103,
Engineer for 113.
Firemen for 116, 108.
Conductor for 108.
Brakemen for 116, 102./103. 10S.
* Engineers up: Snow. Foster, Criss,
well, Bissinger, Kennedy, Long, Hen
necke, Albright, Smeltzer , MeGuire,
Speas. Buck. Newcomer.
Foremen up: Huston, Hartz, Ackey,
Pennwell, Lantz, Yentzer, Balton. Reno,
XtcCurdy, Wagner, Spring, Martin,
j Kegleman, Duvall.
| Flagman up: Bruehl.
Brakemen up: Bahozer, Griffie. (Hip
j pie, Gouse. Hivner, Brown.
Middle Division—-18 crew to go first
after 3.45 p. m.: '2Ol, 218, 241.
Engineer for 18.
Flagmau for 18.
Brakeman for 18.
Engineers up: Kugler. Smith, Hertz
ler, Simonton. /
Firemen up: Kuntz. Wright, Pot
teiger, Sheeslev, Fletcher, Gross.
Brakemen up: Heck, Schoffstall,
Frank, Mathias, Reese, Troy, Ale Henry,
Spahr, Henderson, Peters, Kissinger,
Kohl,, Keiffer, Black.
Yard Crews—Engineers u-p: Harvey,
'"Sahsman, Kunn, Snyder, I'elton, Shaver,
Landis, Hoyler, Rudy, Brenneman,
Thomas, Houaer, Stahl, Swab, Crist.
Firemen up: Crow. Reive, Bosttlorf,
Scheiffer, Raucb, Weigle, La<k£y, Cook
erly, Maever. fc'hoßer, Snell. Getty,
Hart. Barkey, Sheets, Bair, Evde, Essig,
Myers, Boyle, Shipley.
Engineers for 1454. 707, 885, 1820,
Firemen for 1454, 1856, 1270.
Philadelphia Division—23B crew to
go first after 3.45 p. m.: 240, 242,
245, 212, 227, 205, 208, 209, 239.
Engineer for 208.
,j v Firemen for 227, 308, 209.
Conductor for 245.
Flagmen for 205, 242, 248.
Brakemen for 205, 208 (2), 212,
I 227, 240, 245, 248. %
Conductors up: Keelin, Stauffer, Lo-
Flagmen up: Kroli, Ford.
Rrakemeu up: Hoopea, Long, Ar
ment, Uoudv, Albright, ""Pair, LuU.
Wort*, Shuler, Musser, Walt man,
j Taylor, McPhearson. '
Middle Division- 24 4 crew to go
j after 4.30 p. m.: 247, 243, 233.
P., H. and P.—-After 4 p. n».: 14,
| 16. 23, 24. T. 4.
East bound—After 2.45 p. m.: 53,
81, 51, 57, 65, 80, 63, 68, 64.
Conductor* up: Hilton, Philabaum,
Engineers up: Tipton, Crawford.
Firemen up: Sullivan. Bover, Pulton,
Brakemen up: Miles, Smith, Heck
jjmn, Dunkle, Hoover, Kopp, Duncan,
HAD ASKED A COMPROMISE
Fallroads Apparently Saw Handwriting
on Wall When Commuters Pro
tested Against Increased Fares
Bjf .4*toci<ifrrf P»YSJ,
Philadelphia, Dec. 21. —Counsel for
the commuters on the Pennsylvania,
| Baltimore and Ohio and Reading rail
roads, who are dissatisfied with the
passenger rate decision recently an-,
i oounced, received a letter to-day from
the Interstate Commerce Commission at
Washington which disclosed that the
Pennsylvania Railroad Company on Do
! member 4 wrote to the commission and
' asker permission to grant compromise
I rates to t'he commuters.
! I his was a week before the Pennsvl
vania Public Service Commission, which
investigated the complaint of the com
i mnters, announced its findings. The of
i fer of the Pennsylvania Railroad Com
I panv was identical with the State Com
.j mission's decision oxcopt that tno rail
! | roads offered to make 100 trip tickets
J good for a Voar, whereas the State Com
mission set the term of the tickets to
| six months.
: REDUCES CARRYING RATE
i Public Service Commission Makes Rul
ing in Transportation Price
■ j on Anthracite
i 1 ___
I j A reduction of 40 cents per ton in
'■ the freight rate for carrying coal from
II the anthracite mines to Philadelphia
■! was ordei cd by the Pennsylvania Pub
lic Service Commission, in an opinion
just made public. It' the Pennsylvania
Land lieadiug railroads do not appeal
| from this order, it will mean that the
.1 principal rate will bo cut from $1.70
| to $1.30 on large coal and $1.40 to $1
jon pea coal. This reduction may bring
• the retail jirice of coal down at least
1 1 25 cents a ton.
'' The reduction will fall particularly
i hard upon the Reading, it is held, which
•| for years his been making large profits
' j upon coal which it carries.
Prank Still Fights For Life
BV Associated Press.
| Atlarnt a, Ga., Dec. 21.—'Federal
t Judge Newman to-dav declined to
' | grant a certificate stating that in his
' opinion, there was "prdbwble cause"
1 for an appeal to the United States Su
s | prcuno Court in the habeas corpus pro
• j ecodings instituted bv Leo M. Prank,
' i convicted of the murder of Mary
"jPhagan. Judge Newman denied appli
'! cation for a w-rit Saturday.
The Sweetest Wey to Tell the Story
1, 2, 3, and 5-lb. Packages
16 N. Third Street, and Penna. Station
The Excellent Crocery and Meat Market j
nGet exactly what you want where I
everything is the very best and
prices the lowest. '
TURKEYS, CHICKENS, DUCKS
' These fowls are fully up to our standard for excellence and our stock
will enable you to make good selections and to escape high market prices.
Poultry ordered in advance will be dressed
and kept iji cold storage until called foT.
The Excellent Grocery and Meat Market i
H. J. Bracony, Owner, 1001 N. Sixth Street *
CLEAR AND COLD
IS HE FORECAST
; A f ter a Bad Start, Ideal
Weather Is in Pros
pect for Rest of the
Street Car and Telephone Service la
' Handicapped in tlio Early Hours—
Temperature Expected to Drop to
-- Degrees by To-night
Snow, sleet and rniu this morning
gave Christmas week n very poor
start here, bu?'"overy body is hoping lor
i a bettor wind-up.
Walking was made unusually uis
agreeable and as trolley service wns»
■ impaired by the different varieties ot
precipitation, it was blue Monday with
i There was every prospect, however,
that the temperature would rise to
forty degree* ami thus melt much ot.
j the ice and sJiish before colder weath
er, which is promised to set in to-night,
I Officials of the local weather bureau
expected most of the ice to fall from
j the wires before the freezing tenijter.'i
twos would set in. The minimum tem
perature forecasted for to night ij 2 2
The precipitation began as suow
about 1 o'clock this morniny, vli H ux*"AS
to sleet soon afterward and to raiu
later in the morning. Altogether the
precipitation by noon' to-duy had
amounted to .71 of an inch. A thick
coat of kv formed on the trolley wire*
and clogged tracks in the early houiq
and some delay was caused by trolley
wires falling under the weight of thi*
ice. In several instances guide v. ires
snapped Hut they were soon repaired
and trolley schedules were l>;ii k to
normal "by !t o'clock in the morning.
The principal delay w.us oii the subur
' ban lines.
Ka.ir weather is forecasted for to
night and to-morrow and will likely
| continue longer than that. .No changes
; are expected in the river conditions,
the stream still being fro; - .on over op
posite this city. The snow and sleet
i spoiled the skating for the tame, at
' Wild-wood lake.
Publishers Ask Wilsou to Dine
Hy Associated Press.
Washington, Pee. 21.—President
i Wilson to-dav was invited to attend the
I annual dinner of the American News
j paper Publishers' Association in New
] York next April by Herbert L. Bridge
man, of New York. The President
doubted that he could accept because
of his contemplated trip to Panama and
| San Francisco.
Hail for Commerce Commission
By Ansoi'intgil Press,
Washington, Dec. 21. —Prosidont
Wilson, it was learned to-day, ptens to
■ reappoint Henry Clay Hall, of Colora
do Springss, 001., member of the Inter
state Commerce Commission whose
i term expires January 1.