The star-independent. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1904-1917, March 06, 1915, Page 12, Image 12

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CAPITAL $25,000.00 SHARES $ 10.00 EACH
A Limited Amount Of This Stock Can Be Purchased At Par By Applying To The Undersigned
Board of Directors Lets New Contract
For Completion of Shimmell School
—lncrease Amount in New Tenth
Ward Structure to SOO,OOO
The Edward B. Carley Company, of
New York, new contractors on the
Shimmell building at Seventeenth and
Catherine streets, will begin work on
completing the building on Monday.
The School Board last night took over
the construction of the school house
after the Fidelity and Deposit Com
pany of Maryland released the re
maining moneys to be paid .Tolin W.
Emory, the Philadelphia contractor,
who threw up the contract.
The building will be finished under
the terms of the original contract for
$18,33i2, the contract price yet unex
pended. The release for the bonding
company and the new contract were
both drawn 'by M. W. Jacobs, solicitor
for the board. The now contractor has
agreed to furnish a bond for his work
and for that of Emory ot the comple
tion of the building for two years. The
contract calls for the building to be
finished bv June 12.
The resolution for the erection of a
new building at Fifth and Mahanto u
go streets, asking for a bond issue of
$75,000 for building was amended last
night to increase that amount to $90,-
000. Director Werner, sponsor of the
original resolution, moved for the
change 'after receiving a petition from
150 west onders asking for a building
as good as the one now in the course
of construction on the Hill.
Account of Terrible Accident in Mexico
in January Told in Letter to
U. S. Mission
Boston, March 6. —Report of a rail
road accident in Mexico, last January,
in which 600 lives were lost, is con
tained in a letter received to-day by
the American Board of Commissioners
for Foreign Missions from one of its
representatives at Manzanillo on the
Mexican west coast.
The letter was written on February
14, according to the writer, after the
entry of the soldiers into Guadalajara,
•which was captured by Carranza's
troops on January 18, the Governor or
dered that t'noir families should be
brought up from Colima on a special
"There were more than twenty cars,"
the letter continued, "simply* packed
with humanity, the roofs covered with
men and women and many slung under
the cars in a most perilous josition
even for ordinary travel. At the top
of the steepest grade, coming down,
the engineer lost control, the cars rush
ed down the long incline, throwing off'
human freight on both sides and finally
{dunging into an abyss.
"Nine hundred people were on the
train and only six were unhurt. More
than 600 were killed outright. Some
of the Yaqui Indians committed suicidol
when they were told of the accident to :
their families, anil others have sworn j
vengeance. All the railroad men were
lulled, so there is none to suffer."
Lessees of Motion Picture Houses Want
Court to Pass on Taxes
Whether the new lessees of a tnov
ing picture theatre can be compelled
to pay a whole year's municipal license
tax for a part of a year's occupancy
when already the full year's tax had
i>een paid by the former owners, is a
question the Dauphin county courts
will be asked to- decide through ap
peals taken last evening by Morris
Heimbinder and Jack Gold, proprietors
of the "Family" and "William
Penn" moving picture theatres.
In an amicable proceeding brought
before Alderman George A. Hoverter,
Heimbinder, as party defendant, was
lined s•> and coats "for refusing and
neglecting to pay a license tax of
SSO on each theatre.'' The alderman
merely decided that the tax had not
been paid and imposed the fine and
Heimbinder then filed notice of his
intention to appeal the case, contend
ing that as one of the proprietors he
took possession of the theatres onlv a
few weeks ago and that the license tax
for the year ending April 1, next, al
ready had been paid by the former
The city contends that a transfer
of theatre ownership does not auto
matically transfer the license to the
No Capital
The Harrisburg Hospital is open
daily except Sunday, between 1 and
2 o'clock p. m. for dispensing medical
tdvice and prescriptions to those unable
to pay for them.
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Continued rrom FirM Pace.
held some visitors who were talking
with Mrs. Francis Jordan Hall and
Miss Mary Reily, who are in charge of
toll a t committee.
"Look at that woman!" whispered
a visitor as she caught sight of the
little visitor swaying uncertainly in the
Several of the visitors turned and
glanced quickly at her. Then Mrs.
Hall, who was looking after new appli
cants for work, came in. The woman
stepped slowly across the room and
halted beside the desk.
Fnder the kindly questioning tfhe
told her story. How her husband has
been without work since early fall,
excepting for an occasional day 4 work
picked up from time to time. Her
mother? Yes she had a mother, but
mother has five little mouths to feed,
so the married daughter could not get
much aid from her, though there had
been some assistance from that source
before work really got so scarce for
both men and women.
What the Shawl Contained
When the work became scarce mat
ters went along well enough for a
time, then their small fund ran out
and thev got along as best they could.
Even then matters would not have
been so bad if there hadn't been the
new ba'by.
"Is that the baby?" questioned J
Mrs. Hall, indicating the closely wrap
ped bundle that didn't even move.
'' Let me see it.''
The woman unwound a turn of the
worn shawl and with a brave attempt
to smile lowered the 'bundle until the
women about her could see into its
depth. What they saw made their eyes
fill again, as they had when first the
| mother told of her plight. A weazened
pale face, with an excessively strong
| growth of dark hair on the top of the
head, showed against the white of the
white of the inner wrappings, while
two wavering, wrinkled little hands
clawed at the open space with its rim
of pitying faces.
"She's four weeks old," volunteer
ed the mother. .
-None of the women who looked into
that bundle said oponlv what was in
her mind, but each acted quickly.
Warm, new clothing, from clean, soft
underwear to a warm baby blanket
that would exclude winter air, was
brought. A long, warm coat for the
mother was quickly found and when,
with eyes showing unshed tears, the
mother mentioned her 4-year-old
daughter, whom she admitted was al
most without clothing, as were she and
the baby, they provided amply for her.
They gave her enough work to per
mit her to make wages enough to buy
food, did these wometi of the relief
committee, for by that time a crowd
from the supplies division had been
drawn upstairs. Mrs. Mercer B. Tate
and Mrs. A. Carson Stamm worked
speedily with home supplies they knew
of and by the time the mother and
| baby reached home across the river the
j future had 'brightened and the worn
] an's fears for her family had vanished.
Where to Send Contributions
"Underfed, both she and the
balby," declared Mrs. Hall, who has a
I little chap of her own at home. And
J the other women agreed with her.
This was just an incident in the
j day's task of providing work for the
needy women of the community. And
there are others just as pitiful happen
ing every day or two, though all of
them don't have an innocent little
baby and hunury mother as subjects.
Clothing a" d food for the whole
family of that little woman are going
to be provided for a long enough time
to make certain that the hollow cheeks
will round out, the color come again
ami baby grow big and fat like well
fed babies do, and maybe a job for the
unemployed father, for the'woman of
the relief committee are greatly inter
ested in that little family, and are
bound it shall have a fighting chance
to get on its feet this summer.
So the work has been going on this
winter, since first it was bo.'un, De
cember 19.. And if you who read thirjk
it is worth while, faipitalize your
thoughts so that the relief measures
can be continued until times brighten
and work can he had. Send or bring
vour contribution to headquarters or
to John F. Sweeney, Mechanics' Trust
Company, and—do it NOW!
Woman Cannot Say in What Quantities
She Took Drug Before Restrained
The first person, a woman, to he ad
mitted to the Harrisburg hospital suf
fering from lack of narcotics on ac
count of the new Federal law was ad
mitted yesterday. She has been used
to taking a morphine compound, but is
unable to tell just how much of it.
Hospital physicians endeavored to
find out the quantity from a local drug
gist from whom sue purchased the drug,
but the druggist said he "did not know
the amount of the drug in the com
[HHind he was selling.
Continued From Fimt Page.
feared all foreigners would be at the
mercy of the factions.
Carranza forces controlling the rail
road to Vera Cruz are refusing to per
mit travel on the pretext tihat tJlie road
is needed for military movements.
Senator Smith for Action
Senator Smith, of Arizona, called at
he White House to discuss the lates.
developments in the situation with
President Wilson, but will not see him
until Monday.
"We should take charge of affairs
| or abandon the Monroe doctrine," said
he at the White House. "Something
must be done to stop the reign of an
archy and set up a government which
can protect the rights of all foreign
ers "
Juan N. Amador, head of General
Carranza's agency here, to-day de
clared in a formal statement that re
; ports of the gravity of the situation
. have been "grossly exaggerated." He
j declared General Oliregon would do
I nothing to "cause needless suffering."
I'rgent representations by the Amer
j ican government have been made to Gcn-
I oral Carranza through American Con-
I sul Silliman that he direct his command
i er, General Obregon, to accept the prof
! for of aid to Mexico City's needy for
| the international relief committee, com
posed of foreign residents. General
1 Obregon. who had refused to accept
the proffer, is reported to have declared
that Mexico was in no need of such aid.
Foreign diplomats here, however, are
pessimistic over the situation in the
Mexican capital.
Population Terror-stricken
The American government has ap
pealed to Carranza to instruct Obregon
! to adopt measures for the protection of
I lives and property of foreigners if
j Mexico City is evacuated. The popu
| lation is terror-stricken because of
j Obregon's announc ed intention not to
prevent, looting and pillaging for food
or money. Officials here are none too
optimistic that Carranza will heed the!
representations because of his refusal I
heretofore to do so
Mexico City Worse Than Ever
Conditions in Mexico City are de
scribed in reports to officials and diplo- j
mats heie as being far worse than ever
before. President Wilson and his ad
visers are giving the matter the closest
attention. Pending the outcome, how
ever, of tne representations the Amer
ican government probably will take no
further action. Among diplomats the
opinion prevails that in >ase General
Obregon continues to refuse outside
aid, drastic steps may be necessary. In
official circles an allied expedition simi
lar to the one that relieved the lega
tions at Pekin du-'ng the Boxer up
rising was being talked of.
Woman Sets Alarm and Husband Finds
Note Telling Where Lifeless Body |
Could Be Found
Sunbury, I'a., March 6. —Mrs. John'
DeWitt, who liver near here, fearing ar-|
rest yesterday after she had a squabble j
with Harry Fasold, a health officer, for,
sending her child afflicted with mumps j
to school, wrote a note last night to her j
husband and children directing them to
track her footsteps through the snow to i
a creek where her body would be found. I
The woman placed the note on an alarm i
clock, set for 4 a. m., near her hus
band's bed. When the husband was |
awakened by the clock he found the i
note and followed the tracks to thej
creek, where he found his wife's body.
The woman in the note blamed the |
health officer for her act. She a'sa I
wrote on the backs of checks directional
for the assignment of all her property
to her husband and children. The au
thorities are investigating the case.
Jury Frees Him on Charge of Murder
ing Lebanon Man
(Special to the Star-Independent)
Lebanon, March 6.—Ray Seiders was
this afternoon acquitted of the murder
of John E. Mills, who was held up
and fatally shot by highwaymen last
A will in which Hugh J. Ready and
■Tames F. Ready, brothers, are vitally
interested cannot be settled until they
can be located and believing that they
are in Harrisburg a firm of attorneys
in St. Johns, New Brunswick, has writ
ten Chief of Police Hutchison for news
of them.
Their father died in St. Johns in
March 1913. James F. Ready left St.
Johns ten years ago while his brother
left two years ago. Neither has been
heard of since.
Keystone Club Stages First Exclusive
&IK>W ior Motor-Driven Two-Wheel
ers in Chestnut Street Hall-
Opening To-night
The motorcycle lias come into its
own. An exclusive show for the two
wlieel motor-driven 70-mile-an-hour ma
chine tinder the auspices of the Key
stone Motorcycle Club will open this
evening at S o'clock in the Chestnut
street hall. It will continue all of next
I Ten exhibitors with all kinds, types,
J powers, speed and designs of motor
cycles will strive to advance the selling
| industry in Harristmrg to such au ex
j tent that every well regulated home
I will have a motorcycle when the spring
| riding season opens up. Aside from
j the motorcycle many types of bicycles
I for pleasures and commercial purposes
| will be shown.
The Keystone Club itself will have a
I booth for the exploitation of the club
1 journal. John F. Greeuawalt, the editor,
will be in charge. Another booth will
| be occupied by the Keystone Indies'
Auxiliary. Mrs. J. llar'bolt, Miss May
Gallagher and Mrs. C. J, Uhler will be
in charge of that. The ladies also super
vised the decorations and they are fine,
I electric lights and colored streamers
j hanging everywhere. The otiicers for
I the first motorcycle show are:
: C. 11. Uhler, president: Harry Feld
-1 stern, vice president; H. L. Ross, secre-
I tary-treasurer; It. 4V. Ileagy, manager;
I Note Feldstern, H. C. Heagy, C. B.
Smith and George F. Hewitt, directors.
The exhibitors are:
j Heagv Brothers, Harley-Davidson mo
torcycles, Rearing Standard, Pullman
j and Appolo bicycles. Sporting goods
I and accessories.
West End Electric and Cycle C'om
ranv, Indian motorcycles, accessories,
1 Miami bicycles.
! Charles I'hler, Thor motorcycles, Mus
| selman, Vim, Hardware and Liinwood
j Excelsior Cycle Company, Excelsior
autocycle, Dayton, Hudson, Lenawee,
I Excelsior, Juvenile, Norseman, Valiant,
j Motor-Bike, Hampden and Commercial
! bicycles.
I'ope motorcycles, Chester B. Smith.
I Pope motorcycles, Pope bicycles and ac
j Reading Standard, G. W. Gait, Marys
| ville. Reading standard motorcycles,
j accessories, Perfection side-seat, vul
canizing department.
Keystone Cycle Company. Dayton
Havrisburg Motorcycle Exchange.
Emblem motorcycles, accessories and
Paris, March 6.—Bulgaria has mobil-
I ized secretly three full army divisions
1 in the neighborhood of Tirnova, accord
ing to information contained in a Sa-
I loniki dispatch to the Ilavas Agency
| based upon what is said to be reliable
1 authority. The same source is respon
sible for the statement that the Kosten
dil division has been senf to an un
known destination. An unnamed officer
high in the Bulgarian army is quoted as
"These troops would be useful in an
adfvance on Adrianople."
Will Also Have Buttons by Time of Ex
cursion to Lancaster
Plans for the big trip of the Har
risburg Evangelistic Chorus to- i--ancas
tcr on the evening of March 13 are
rapidly shaping and from present indi
cations, the number who will go will
exceed the expected 2,000.
Charles F. Clippinger, director of the
big chorus, this morning announced
that chorus buttons have been ordereJ
and he expects to have these ready for
distribution the day of the excursion.
New song books will also be Used at
the tabernacle. Dr. Slough
has not yet announced what the subject
of his sermon will be the night of the
Harriaburg excursion.
From the various churches which co
operated in the big campaign here hun
dreds have already announced their in
tention of going on the trip. The fact
that pass privileges will be good on the
special excursion train has induced hun
dreds of railroaders and their families
to make preparations for-taking the
trip. y
Advocates New Water Main .
So that the Singer Piano & Organ
Company, Carlisle street, may be sup
plied with water and, incidentally, have
fire protection, City Commissioner Har
ry F. Bowman will introduce an ordi
nance at next Tuesday's meeting of
tie City Commissioners providing for a
water main in Carlisle street from Der
ry to Holly.
Continued From First Page.
and Beda L. Peterson, and Thomas J.
Burke, Jr., nurses.
The crew numbered approximately
200. The vessel was under command of
Captain Caussin, it was said, with M.
Gaillard as second captain. Two wire
less operators, Messrs. Sagot and Vidm
ment were aboard.
Ammunition Causes Anxiety
Stored away in the vessel's hold was
the ammunition which caused keen Ap
prehension as to the vessel's fate when
it became known that a fire was raging
aboard. While 110 record was kept as
to the tonnage of this portion of the
cargo, it was estimated that the ship
ment contained, at the very least, half
a million rounds and possibly several
times as much.
Wireless stations along the Atlan
tic seaboard directed vain queries
through the air to the burning ship and
the little fleet of rescuers reported to
be around her. While the crackle of
the spark from powerful stations here,
it was thought could be heard by
steamers in the Atlantic as far away as
the Touraine, the wireless plants a'board
those steamers were too weak to send
back their answers. All news of the
Touraine's fate, it was thought would
have to come from the other side of
the Atlantic.
Vessel Was Heavily Loaded
La Touraine was heavily loaded
when she steamed out of the harbor
here last Saturday. In addition to the
4,594 cases of cartridges she carried
139 rapid fire guns and a varied assort
ment of supplies for the allies' com
missaries, both foodstuffs and clothing.
Twelve hundred tons of her cargo con
sisted of uniforms, cloth for uniforms,
sweaters and hosiery for soldiers in
the trenches. There were 1,500 Cases
of machinery aboard, as well as many
hundred wagon wheels and 275 bars of
silver. In addition there was a large
assortment of foodstuffs.
La Tourair.e, a steamer of 3,378
tons, under command of Captain Caus
sin, is one of the older transatlantic
liners, having been built in 1891.
Since she was lunched La Touraine
has played an interesting part in the
history of ocean travel. She arrived
in New York on October 28, 1913, with
4 2 persons which she rescued from the
Uranium liner Volturno, which burned
at sea with the loss of 132 lives. Cap
tain Caussin was one of the first com
manders of rescue steamers to get a
boat over in fcht heavy sea to aid in the
rescue work. The captain and crew
were decorated with medals for their
bravery on this occasion. It was the
captain of La Touraine who warned the
ill-fated Titanic of the presence of ice
bergs in her course.
Commercial Executives Conclude Con
vention Here To-day
Altoona was selected as the next
meeting place of the Pennsylvania Com
mercial Secretaries Association at the
closing of the first annual convention
here this morning. Eugene F. Weiser,
secretary of the York Chamber of Com
merce, wa-s elected president and
Charles M. Ketchum, of Washington,
The morning session was occupied
with a discussion of agricultural en
couragement and the afternoon discus
sion embraced charity endorsement,
city planning, municipal research, voca
tional education and housing and health
The annual dinner of the association
took place at the Harrisiburg Club last
night after which all the delegates at
tended the Orpheum.
John H. Meily
The funeral of John H. Meily, aged
70 years, who dipd Thursday, was held
this afternoon at- 4 o'clock from the
residence of E. O. Shaffner, 107 Boas
street, the Rev. Dr. John D. Fox being
in charge of the services. Interment
was private in the Harrisburg ceme
Mrs. Elizabeth Meisenhelter
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth
Meisenhelter, widow of George Meisen
helter, who died at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. C. B. Wilt, j)*l Disbrow
street, yesterday, will be held Tuesday
morning at 11 o'clock. Interment will
be private in the Harrisburg cemetery.
Missouri Normal School Burned
By Associated Press.
Warrendbiirg, M., March 6.—The
Warrenburg State Normal school here
was destroyed by fire to-day. All build
ings except the Dockery gymnasium
were burned. The loss is estimated at
half a million dollars. The school was
attended by 2,000 students.
Bank Reserve Shows Decrease
By Associated Press.
New York, March 6.—The state
ment of the actual condition of Clear
ing House and banks and trust com
panies shows that they hold ?129,-
693,740 reserve in excess of legal re
quirements. This is a decreaso of |o,-
167,960 from last week.
Centtnurd From h'irnt I'agr,
"Yea," she replied, "my husband
died on January 6, 1915," and then
she blushiugly added, "and 1 have
nine children."
"Did I understand you to say
nine?" asked the clerk in some con
"Yes," she repeated.
Roksanic all the while remained si
lent and while he appeared unable to
express his feelings by word of month
a smile stole over his face. When all
the requirements had been complied
with save the couple's taking the oath,
the clerk told both to stand up to
"make affidavit to their statements."
Apparently they misunderstood and
momentarily thought the knot was go
ing tp be tied right there, for they
.joined hands and dropped their .heads
slightly, gazing toward the marriage
license docket. Soon they were prop
erly advised and the license was issued.
Then the weddinig march, unaccom
panied by music, began. The couple,
Roksanic with the baby in his arms,
was conducted to the main court room
bv Alderman C E. Murray and county
officials, including Deputy Prothono
taries Elmer Hummel and Elmer Erb
and Assistant District Attorney Robert
T. Fox.
Alderman Murray took a position
where the court clerk usually stands
and the couple stood before the press
box. All the while the baby, whom
Roksanic had placed on the judges'
bench, cooed and seemed very well sat
isfied with its mother's choice of a
new head of the family.
As the alderman closed the cere
mony the county officials and a few
lawyers spectators all picturing
Roksanic as a hero, stepiped up and
extended their hands to the couple.
Roksanic is a laborer, employed in
Steelton, and while he is not making
more than the average laborer's wage,
he expressed confidence in his ability
to sui«port the already large family.
Superintendent Shambaugh, of Dauphin
County Schools, Names
County Superintendent of Schools
F. E. Shambaugh has issued an an
nouncement of the Dauphin county
corn ami potato contests for pupils of
the public schools, in which prizes wilt
be given on institute week in this ctty,
November 8 to 12. Tlio conditions fol
All boys between the ages of 10 and
20 who have attended the public ele
mentary or 1IJ b i schools of the county
four months or more during the last
school term are entitled to take part In
one of these contests.
All work except plowing shall be done
by the contestants.
For the county contests the awards
will be made on the basis of the ex
hibit of ten ears for the corn and the
exhibit of one-half peck of potatoes.
Since all prize winners are entitled to
participate in the State contest con
ducted by State College, all contestants
are urged to comply with the State con
ditions by planting at least one-fourth
acre, or forty square rods.
Among the most notable of the
prizes that have been offered thus far
in the contests for growing corn and
potatoes are: A trip to State College,
all expenses paid for farmers' week at
that college, by the Ilarrisburg "Tele
graph;" twenty dollars in gold by the
Star-Independent, and an equivalent
money prize by the Ilarrisburg "Pa
Stanley Dodge Is Receiving Treatment
at Harrisburg Hospital
Stanley Dodge, 59 years old, 2
North Cameron street, was admitted t\
tlhe Harisburg hospital last evening
for treatment for mercurial poison.
Ho used a solution of bichloride of
mercury externally and his system ab
sorbed some of the poison. His con
dition is noi serious.
Do You Have Pyorrhea Alveolaris?
If you have and would like to learn how to £et rid
of it buy the Philadelphia Sunday Press, to-morrow.
Head of the new Specific for the successful treatment of Amoebic
Consult a "Dentist who is prepared to treat the condition according to
the teachings of the Scientists who discovered the chief cause and who
worked out a successful systematic treatment.
The writer has been using this treatment with success for some months.
B. S. BEHNEY, D. D. S.
Harrisburg, Pa.
Continued From Kirnt I'nisc.
fact neither of the companies found it
necessary to get out the snowplows.
The Ilarrisburg Railways Company
reported having but little trouble run
ning its trolley cars. Officials sni.l only
a few of the cars ran a few minute's
late. Four sweepers were kept in serv
j ice throughout the day and when of
| ficials saw a possibility of a heavv
| snow late last night, one-third of the
cars were kept running ail night to
i keep the tracks open. No serious trou
ble was expected here by any of the
telegraph or telephone companies.
Market Crowds Small
The storm caused some inconven
ience to pedestrians and kept down the
sizes of the crowds in the markets and
in the central portion of the city.
Those who were compelled to 'be out
entered complaints against the slop
piness under foot. Inconvenience also
was experienced by teamsters ami
drivers on streets where they could
not dodge in or out of the street car
The storm started about 7 o'clock
last evening and continued last night
and to-day. It was prevalent over
the northeastern section of the coun
try. The average temperature was 30
degrees, with a wind velocity of eight
miles an hour. This was a deficiency in
temperature for this date of about two
No material change has taken place
in the river stage during the last twen
ty-four hours. It was stated at tho
weather bureau thut unless a heavy
rain should fall, the river will remain
the same for the next forty-eight hours
when it will start rising. None of tho
river stations north or west of Harris
burg has bud as much precipitation as
Harrisbung, which received .82 of an
inch in twenty-four hours. Other sta
tions before noon to-day recorded from
.2 to .67 of an inch.
Governor in Philadelphia
Governor Brumbaugh left for Phila
delphia last night and will attend tho
annual dinner of the Lafayette College
Alumni Association at the Bcllevuo-
Stratford hotel this evening, where he
will make an address. Cyrus E. Woods,
Secretary of the Commonwealth, who is
a member of the alumni, will also make
an address, his first since his becom
ing a member of the Governor's cab
Board of Pardons
Tie Board of Pardons this month
will meet on Thursday, March 18, in
stead of Wednesday, the 17th, owing to
the fact that some of the members wish
to attend the St. Patrick's day celebra
tion in Philadelphia. The list of ap
plications to bo heard by tho Board has
been closed and numbers ten new cases
and five old ones, none of them mur
der cases.
Professor Alvin S. Johnson, of Cornell
University, Principal Speaker
It is believed that largo crowds will
bo in attendance at the peace meeting
to be held under the auspices of the
Pennsylvania Arbitration and Peace
Society and the Society of Friends in
Technical High school auditorium this
The principal speaker of tho evening
will be Professor Alvin S. Johnson, of
Cornell University. Prof. Johnson will
speak on the econo: lie conditions of
the European war and the military
forces. He will also show what rela
tion this question bears on tho financial,
industrial and labor conditions in our
own country. Other speakers will be
71. C. Knouse, vice president of the
Pennsylvania Arbitration Society, and
Mrs. Mabel Cronise Jones, who will rep
resent the women's interest.
Prof. Johnson comes to this city
from York, where he was greeted with
an exceptional large attendanco last