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REVIEW OF 1911
8! PRBF. WERT
Fourth Installment of
Interesting Events of
the Year in Harris
BY PROFESSOR J. HOWARD WERT
Continued From Yesterday
I—Policeman Robert P. Scott shot
and instantly killed Nathan Banks, }
of 111!) Monroe street, Harrisburg, j
whilst liie latter was attempting
to escape arrest.
I—.J. H. Laird, a prominent citizen |
of Meciianiosburg, fatally stricken !
with heart trouble whilst walking
tlwougii Capitol Park, Harrisburg. i
I—Death of William W. Daugherty, I
a watdhman Harrisburg P. and P.
H. Co., from a broken neck re
ceived in a tail down stairs three
2—A heavy electrical storin over the j
< umberland Valley resulted in tue I
burning of four barns near Car- !
'i—Death of James R. Davis, 111
Calder street, Hairris/burg, aged
1 lSlias Kreiser, 66 years old, living
near Humiuelstown, crushed to j
death beneath a mower he was |
4—'"Sons of St. George" of Pennsvl- ;
vania opened biennial session in j
t Paxtang borough held its first mu- !
4—Death at Atlantic City, of Miss i
Minnie M. 'Mehring, of i' 439 North |
Jsixth street, Harrisburg.
4 Death of Charles Dukeus, of Riv |
erside, uear Harrisburg, a veteran !
of the Civil war.
s—Annual outing given, at Horshey, j
. to the orphans in the various in- j
stitutioiis and under the care of |
the beuevolent societies of Harris ]
o—Death of engineer David K. Sny
der, 1713 Cireen street, Harris
6—'Herrv S. Buehler, of Gettysburg, a
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18-220-22 South Third St., Harrisburg, Pa.
veteran of the Civil war. well
known in Harrisburg, fell dead at
6—Death, at Camp Hill, of J. J.
Speck, a clerk of the Penna. Water
6—Death of brakeman Jefferson G.
Bife, 213 'Maclay street, Harris
7—Flags in Harrisburg half masted
and decked with crepe in mourn
ing for the wife of President
Wooirow Wilson who died the pre
7—Death of I<ouis P. Chester, 1115
Kittatinny street, Harrisburg. a re
tired caller 'P. R. R. and a veteran
of the Civil war, aged 75 years.
S Bobert Nisley, 10 years old, of
184ti State street, Harrisburg,
killed by a fall from a third story
B—Death, at the age of 80 years, of
George W. Barnes, for more than
40 years court crier of Dauphin
9—LMr. and 'Mrs. Simon Drabenstadt,
SI3 South Front street, Harris
burg, celebrated their 56th wed
10 —Death ot Wesley W. Shope, 21
South Thirteenth street, Harris
burg, for many years a baggage
master P. R. li., aged 61 years.
I I—'Harrisburgl—'Harrisburg City Council passed bill
looking to the elimination of the
district called Ilardserabble.
'l—Lineman William Dill, of Lebanon,
instantly killed by contact with a
live wire whilst working on top of
* telegraph pole in Camp Hill.
M—Death of Patrick F. Burns, 1313
Berryhill street. Harrisburg, for
49 years a blarksmith in emrilov
P. H. R. ■
II "eath of John W. Walzer, 1803
North Second street, Harrisburg, a
retired business man of tlhe Cltv,
aged 69 years.
13—Annual picnic of the Harrisburg
grocers held at Hershev, about 6,
000 persons being present.
13—Edward Flickinger, a former busi
ness man on IMarkct street, Harris
burg, found deait in bathroom at
13 —"Death of Mrs. Laura E. Kautz,
1103 Cowden street, Harrisburg,
aged 59 years.
13—Death of Hamper iL. McAlicher,
1633 Wallace street, Harrisburg.
an engineer on P. R. It.
13—(A dead foreigner, identified as
iMichael Dodonskv, of New York,
found on top of a freight car in
the Rutherford yards.
13—Death of Mrs.* Ida V., wife of
Jacob B. Hoopes, 1021 North
Third street, Harrisburg.
14—Death of Mrs. Ellen Kennedy,
1709 Pulton street, Harrisburg,
aged 80 years.
H—'Death of 'Brakeman John W. Da
vis, 4 52 Verbe.ke street.Harrisburg.
15—'Annual picnic of the Barrhrtnirg
F. and M. works held at Willow
HARRISBURG STAR-INDEPENDENT, TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 22, 1914.
Grove Park wit'h * very large at
15—Sudden death at 416 Cumberland
street, Harrisburg, of Christian
•Moeslein, an olden time cabinet
maker, aged 83 vearg.
15—Death of J. Paul Nissley, cashier
16—Death of Henrv Prickman, 1723
Susquehanna street, Harrisburg, a
veteran of the Civil war.
17—Death of James Klybn, 245 Chis
t'ian street, Steelton, a veteran of
the Civil war.
17—Death, in New York City, of Mrs.
'Mary Ij. Cope, aged S6 years, for
30 years a resident o*f Harris
IS—Death of Mrs. Ooldic !May Lind
say, 400 Boas street. Harrisburg,
wife of C. H, Lindsay and daugh
ter of D. H. Ellinger.
IS—Death, at 318 Chestnut street.
Harrisburg, of Jatob Rickard, aged
IS—Joseph C. .Null, of Harrisburg,
died at Lewistown from injuries
received three nights before when
thrown by companions from a
bridge to the river shore thirtyfeet
IS—Death of Mrs. Jmncs Doyle, 501
Hamilton street, Harrisburg, aged
1 9—Skeleton of Harry Heisey, a young
man of Harrisburg, who jumped
from 'Market street bridge April
1, found near Sa>fe Harbor, l>an
20—Death of John A. Gerhart, a Me
chauicsburg undertaker, at one
time associated with the establish
ment of Kudolph K. Spicer, Harris
-o—feu-year-old Carlton Beshore in
stantly killed in Stccltou, before
his father s eyes, bv an auto
20—Electrical storms of gTeat sever
ity, with an almost unpreeendent
ed downpour of rain, caused a
large amount of damage in various
ways, in Harrisburg and adjacent
territory. The Berryhill Nursery
plant near Harrisburg, was parti
ally destroyed after being struck
with lightning, the loss being
about $5,000. The storm covered
a wide extent of Pennsylvania ter
ritory and the blaze of burning
barns could be seen in manv sec-
21—Dentil of Frederick H. Mather,
2416 Jefferrsoii etreet, Harrisuurg,
a tar repairman P. R. R.
21—*—Sixteen-year-old John laddick,
Harrisburg, drowned in Hiisque
hauna near Dun-cannon.
22—Mrs. Phyllis Lewis, Steel ton. fell
<le«d on a <Harri£burg eitreet.
23—Death, at age of 78 years, of
George Gray, of Middletown, a
veteran of tie Civil war.
23—Death of tMichael S. Mover, a busi
ness man of Twentieth and Brook
wood streets, Harrisiburg,
24—IMillernburg visited 'by a $30,000
supposed incendiary origin,
at which several persons were in
24—'Death of Theodore D. Erb, of
325 Crescent utreet, Harrisburg, a
fireman P. and B. railway.
24—'Warren W. Cornell, of HamslMirg,
working in North Carolina as a
foreman for a contractor, killed
25 —'MidcHetown fair (began.
25—Death at Greetw'astle, Pa., of tfee
Rev. Thomas T. Everett, the pri
vate secretary to Governor Patti
son and a former Lutheran pastor
25—Death of brakeman B. F. Wolfe,
1222 Bailey street, 'Harrisburg,
from injuries received whilst in
tihe line of duty.
26—(Beginning of a three days re
union of "Sixtceners,'' or gradu
ates of the State's Soldiers' Or-
126—Death of > Harry Musser, 1715
Hunter street, Harrisburg, a vet
eran of the Civil war, aged 91
| 26 —Death of Thomas R. McChiue, 220
Harris street, Hajrisiburg, for
many years a prominent art dealer
of the city,
i 27 G. William Bowen. 1511 Vernon
| street, Harrisburg, a conductor of
P. R. R., fell dead on tho street,
j 2 7—Bernard Schmidt, the 'Harrigburg
'baker, celebrated '' Butternut
I day" at Paxtang Park, with an
attendance of mauy thousands,
j 2S—Harry Charles, 1411 South
| Twelfth street, Harrisburg, died
from wounds inflicted the day be
fore with suicidal intent,
j 2S—Death of Joseph H. Williams, a
baker, 3.11 Chestnut street, Har
J 2S—Death of Mrs. Ida McFadden, wid
ow of Thomas McPadilen, 13 Sum
mit street, Harrisburg.
j 28 —At M't. Grotna rifle range, Albert
1* Dunn, Company D. Kighth re.gi
mcnt, Pennsylvania National
Guard, won the meii'al of being the
State's champion s'hot.
29 —Annual excursion from Waynes
boro brought about 1,250 people
29—Thousands of Odd fellows from
Dauphin and six contiguous coun
ties held a reunion at Herahey.
29—Death of William H. Wharton, 35 4
Woodbine street, Harrisburg, a re
tired Pennsylvania Railroad em
ploye and a veteran of the Civil
29 —Death of George M. Groflf, 256
North street, Harrisburg, for many
years a prominent shoemaker of
the city, and a veteran of the
Civil war. aged 86 years.
29—Sixth annual track, and field moot
of the Harrisburg playgrounds
held on Island Park grounds, tlie
representatives of the Sycamore
grounds winning first place.
29—Death of Mrs. B. P. Wevant, 319
Hay street, Harrislburg.
30—Dearth of Philip M. Shirk, a black
smith, of 1619 Derrv street. Har
31 —Opening of the Grangers' Picnic,
31—Death, at 1111 North Front street,
Harrisburg. of Charles D. Palmer,
a veteran of the Civil war.
31 Death, at 1946 Xcrth street, Har
risburg, of Augustus Kyle, a vet
eran of the Civil war, nged S2
2 Destructive fire in Penbrook
caused a loss, approximately of
2—Street Sweeper Robert Clark. 1422
Penn street, Harrisburg, fell dead
whilst at work.
2—SWbway under Cumberland Valley
Railroad, at 'Front and Mulberry
j.tree+e opened to travel.
2—Death of Jeremiah K. Greenawalt,
130 Walnut street, Harrisburg,
loug associated with an extensive
tanning industry of the city, aged
3—Death of the wife of William J.
Rose, division freight agent Penn-
In Ohrittma* Boxen and Baskets
35< and up
Golden Seal Drug Store,
11 U. Market Square.
sylvania Railroad, widely known
in Harrisburg foT philanthropic
and charitable work.
3—Death of Mrs. Agnes Adam?, 1010
South Cameron street, Harrisburg,
aged 78 years.
4— 41 Romper Day" celebrated in Res
ervoir Park, Harrisburg, by fully
3,000 children, with Banker Sam
uel Kunkel in his usual role of
5—A Chambersburg excursion brought
over 1,200 visitors to Harrisburg.
s—Harrisburg . Tri-State Baseball
Club, by a victory over Trenton,
clinched the 1914 pennant in one
of tho most exciting races tlw
league had ever known.
s—Death of Erik J. Carlson, 310
North Front street, Steeltor, an
aged steehworker of the borough.
s—Some 150 Knights Templar of
Boston guests of the Harrisburg
s—Death of John T. Tilghman, 104
Tuscarora street, Harrisburg.
6—Death of Mrs. Rachel Gilbert, 44
North 'Seventeenth street, Harris
burg, aged 93 years.
7—Labor Day celebrated in Harris
burg. Amongst the features -were a
large reunion of Heptasophs at
Paxtang Park; picnic of postoffic.e
employes at Boiling Springs, and
the raising, on Island: Park, of
Harrisburg's 1914 baseball pen
7—Death of John T. Nutt, 517 Wal
nut street, Harrisburg, as the re
sult of a fij.ll receive! two days
7—Death, at Meehanicsburg, of Dr.
Albert F. Brandt, 111 North
Fourth street, Harrisburg, a vet
eran of the Civil war.
B—Death of William P. Patton, 215
Muench street, Harrisburg, aged
B—Death of Mrs. Annie Kun
kel, wife of Samuel Kunkel, 901
North Second street, Harrisburg,
for many years prominent in the
city 's church activities.
B—Opening of several hundred cot
tage prayer meetings in Harris-
burg in preparation for Stough
9—Death of Miss Annie R. Morning
wake, a dressmaker of 416 Hum
mel street, Harrisburg.
10—William Whtite, 123 Verbcke
street, Harrisburg, crushed to
death beneath an elevatOT in
Pennsylvania Railroad roundhouse.
10—William Schlnuffman. sexton of
Baldwin cemetery, Steetton, com
mitted suicide when refused' nat
11—Unknown foreigner found crushed
to death in Rutherford railroad
11—Death, of Mrs. Mary P. Ritner,
1303 Susquehanna street, Harris
lburg, aged 75 years.
11—Death of Jacob Weaver, of Pen
OC Nicely Baud
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11—'Death of Frederick Taubert, an
ex-policeman of 1142 South Cam
eron street, Harrisburg.
12—Veteran Association P. R. JR., Mid
dle division, held annual outing
at Coatesville, Harrisburg, being
12—Heath oif Peter B. Myers, 2404
North Fifth street, Harrisburg,
aged 84 years.
13—Death of Joseph B. Hummel, 303
Swatara street, Steelton, watchman
Steelton National bank.
14—* atholic Slovak Union of America
began biennial session in Harris
14—Death of Solomon Zimmerman, of
iHijrlispire, prominent in the (busi
ness activities of that section.
14—Death of Thomas Haley, 1253
Swatara street, Harrisburg, aged
15—Meeting in HarriAurg, of police
chiefs of Pennsylvania for the
formation of a Sfafe organiza
15—Annual conference Pennsylvania
(Association Sealers o>f Weights
and 'Measures begun in Harrisburg.
16—House between Linglestown and
Harrisburg occupied toy A. E.
S'bafTner and family, destroyed by
fire, tilie inmates narrowly escaping
with their lives.
16—Sentence oif 'Martin Fleming, of
Harrisburg, iconvieted oif murder of
mother-in-law, commuted to life
16—'Five men seriously burned in a
gasoline explosion in a garage at
1336 Thompson street, Harrisburg,
one of them, Morris Bream, dying
on the 18th.
17—Harrisburg visited toy a'bout 125
members of a Sunib-iiry fire com
IS—'Death of Mrs. Mae E. Bacon
Shreiner, wife of George A.
Shreiner, Seventeenth and Forster
19—'Death off Joseph Sadler, of Worm
leysburg, a retired employe of N.
C. R. B.
20—Death of Washington I. Denny, of
Penibroot, aged 78 years.
20—Death of Elmer Wileman, of En-
haut, a veteran of the Civil war.
20—Deat<h in Carlisle of Mrs. Eiiza
'beth De Huff, aged 96 years, ttip
la«'t survivor of those who knew
22—More than 300 P. R. R. Officials
spent night in Harrisfrurg during
the annual track inspection of the
22—William E. Gruver, of Pentirook, a
roofer, died from effects of a fall
received whilst at work the day
22—IDeath of William ©eidleman, 218
Crescent street, 'Hiarriilmrg, a fore
man of Swift Packing Co.
23—Dr. J, B. Allister, of flarrisburg,
unanimously edected president of
Pennsylvania State Medical Asso
23—Several hundred Shriners of Zembo
Temple, Harrisburg, visited Rajah
23—Death of Frank Caum, general
manager Scranton Railway Co.,
an able official, born, raised and
educated in Harrisbusg,
24—IPrank F. Fritz, 2121 Jefferson
street, Harrisburg, a flagman P. R.
R., died from injuries received a
few 'hours 'before, near Trenton,
whilst in line of dluty.
&s—State convention of Rezall drug
gists began in Harrisburg.
25—Death of Edward Walker, 518
State street, Harrisburg, from in
juries received 'bv a cave-in of a
sewer in which he was working.
26—Middletowu raised t&e champion
ship pennant won in CentralPenna.
27—Death at 919 Green street, Har
risburg, of Daniel IJ. Stroll, for
many years an expert billiard play
er of the city.
28—'Evangelical 'Lutheran Synod of
Kast Penna bogan its sessions in
Zion Lutheran c'hurch, Hawisburg,
making the centennial of the erec
tion of the firs* Lutheran church
in this city and the 127 th anniver
sary of t>he building of the first
church jointly occupied by lai
t'heran and Reformed const'ena
i 2S—(A SIO,OOO fire destroyed several
buildings at Charles Stouffer's
duck farm near White Hill.
29—'Death of Henry Yetter, 304 Main
street, Steelton. for 38 years an
empfloye Penna Steel €o. "
29—(Pennsylvania Shoe Retailers' As
sociation organized at a meeting
held iu Harrisburg.
29—Death of .lames W. Grant, 303
South Fourteenth street, Harris
burg, for many years an employe di
vision freight office P. R. K.
30 —<J«cofb R-eagle. a butcher, instantly
killed at Union Deposit when a
railroad train struck his team. '
30—Death of Mrs. Mary P. Care, of
•I»ittgiestown, widow of Clement
30—Death of Jere P.. Rex, crier Su
preme Court, Capitol, for many
years a power in Pennsylvania
politics and the holder of rcspon
sible 'Clerkships in the Legislature.
| 30—Death of William H. DeHavcn, of
Harrisburg, a veteran of the Civil
To Be Continued To-morrow
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FORMER STARS TO PLAY
Academy Five Has Hard Game for De
An alumni team, the players of
which have mad« their marks in col
lege athletics, will play the team repre
sen ting their alma mater, the Harris
burg Academy, on December 29 in Ca
thedrnl hall floor.
The alumni team will toe made up of
the same men who played on the 1910
five. The forwards Will be played by
Edward Stackpole, one of the star
players on Yale 'varsity, and Warren
Hall, a Gettysburg student, who form
erly played on the Carnegi Tech five.
John Herman, another of the 'varsity
men at Yale, will jump center anil
George Kunkcl, a Franklin and Mar
shall player, and Clarence Hoar, an
other Gettysburg player, will cover the
The Academy lineup for this game
will be as follows: Albert Stackpole
and Bennett, forwards; Broadhurst,
center, and Jennings and White,
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