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South Carolina Avenue and Beach
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
Pleasantly situated, a few steps from Boardwalk attractions,
close to everything, including Pennsylvania railroad station.
Ideal family hotel. Every modern appointment. Many rooms
equipped with running water, 100 private baths. Table and
service most excellent. Rates SIO.OO, $12.00, $15.00 weekly,
American plan. Booklet and calendar sent free on request.
DAVID P. RAHTER, SILAS WRIGHT,
Chief Clerk. Manager.
Calendars of above hotel can also be obtained by applying at
Oberlin Girls Entertain Hiking Party
'Highspire, March 6.—A number of
young folks from the borough enjoyed
a moonlight hike to Oberlin Tuesday
evening where they were entertained
by the Misses Pearl aud Rena Breiiui.
viarnes and music were enjoyed and re
freshments were served to the follow
ing persons: The Misses Mae Sides,
Ruth Shuler, Mary Wolf, Mildred
Arnold. Mabel Hoeh, Zeltna lieidig, Mae
Bamberger, John Hoeh, Johu Whittle,
Lester Varnaele, Leroy Hahn, Harry
lloke, Samuel Sides. Ellis Lawrence,
.Paul Dickey, Karl Bamberger.
The Ladies' Mite Society of the lo
cal Church of God opened a food sale
in Ruth's store room, Second and Rail
road streets, this afternoon. It will be
continued this evening.
Highspire Council No. 155, O. U. A.
M. will meet at its hall Sunday evening
at 7 o'clock aud will attend services
in the local United Brethren church at
Mrs. Harry Ehrisman, Penn street,
is convalescing from an attack of grip.
(Miss Myrtle Bachman, of Baiubridge,
was a recent visitor in the borough.
Cyrus Durborow has returned to his
lioine in Falmouth after a short visit
to his son, Harry Durborow.
Miss Helen Henderson and brother,
of York, are visiting L. R. Arnold and
family. Market street.
William E. Poorman, of Charles and
iMurama streets, has returned from
tShellsmirg, Bedford county, where he
attended the funeral of his father, Wil
liam Poorman, who was SO years old.
Mrs. John R. Gore has returned to
her home in Royalton after a short visit
to Highspire friends.
The following order of services will
be observed in the borough churches
United Brethren—The Rev. H. F.
Riioad, pastor. Morning service at
10.15 a. m„ theme, "The Open Gates
of the Church." Evening service at
7.30, theme, "An Example of Patriot
ism." Sermon to local council, O. U.
A. M. Y. P. S. C. E. at C.30 p. m.
Church of God—The Rev. i>. L. (..
Baer. pastor. Morning service at 10.15
o'clock. Subject, "Wash One Another* •
Feet." John 13:14. Sunday school at'
1.4S p. m. Sunday school at chape! at
3 p. m. C. E. at 6.30 p. in. Evange
listic service at 7.30 ; . m. Evangelist!,'
services will begin at the East End
chapel Monday night at 7.30 p. m.
"Make Christ King" sing book will
Order of Services in the Several
Linglestown. March 6. —Services will
lie held in Wenrich's church on Sunday
."t'ternoon by the Reformed pastor, the
Rev. Lewis Reiter.
Serv ics will be held in the United
Brethren church on Sunday morning by
the pastor, t'ae Rev. Clyde Lynch.
Revival services continue nightly in
tiie vlwreh of God under the direction
of the pastor, tirt? Rev. Dr. Sigler.
J. W. George, with his family, moved
from the old Zimmerman homestead to
the home of Mrs. E. R. Shirk, on j
Mrs. .*>. D. Walker, of Harrisburg, ,
on Thursday visited her parents. Mr. i
and Mrs. William Lutz.
Mrs. John Fox is spending the week i
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Johu Crum. i
of Lower Paxton.
'Mr. and Mrs. Monroe StaufTer, son |
Herriani. and daughter, Gladys, Tor- |
inerly of Reading, spent several days of
this, week as the guests of Mr. and:
'.Mr#. .1. A. Sbepler. Mr. StaufTer, with j
his family, left to :nake their future 1
heme in Arlington, Canada.
Miss Mary Heneh spent Thursday
with friends at Harrisburg.
Aaron Wright, of Wormleysburg, was
the recent guest of Mr. and* Mrs. J. A.
Miss Bess Early, of Hainton, spent
Friday the guest of her sister, Mrs.
'Mrs. John/ A. Shepler spent Thurs
day with friends at Harrisburg and
Harry Wolf, of Penbrook, was a
visitor in town on Friday.
Harry Farling. of Harrisburg, spent
Fridav with friends here.
Odd Fellows Lodge Celebrates Anni
versary With a Banquet
Yew Ouirtberhnd. March 6.—Odd
Fellows Lodge Xo. 1147, celebrated its
eighth anniversary last evening. The
Rev. J. V. A lams, of the M. E. church;
the Rev. S. X. Good, of the Ohurch of
God. and the Rev. A. R. Avers, of j
Trinity United Brethren church, all :
members of the order, made addresses. j
The Emerson Glee Club sang a number
of selections. After these exercises the j
members of the order and ladies were j
served a fine turkey dinner.
Mrs. Lizzie Neg'.oy's Bible class of i
ladies of St. Paul's Lutheran Sunday i
s-hool, spent Thursday evening at the
home of Mrs. Werts, at Lemoyne. !
Mrs. Annie Witmyer, of New Mar j
ket. will make sale of her household I
goods, Saturday, March 13.
Miss Lillian Mosey entertained the
* Endora Guild, composed of young
ladies of Miss Joanna Bixler's Sunday
school class at her home on Market
street, last evening.
Mrs. Seaman and Mrs. Jacob Spriiur-
er, of Fifth street, attended the fu
neral of their cousin, John Deitz, near
Shiremanstowu, on Mondav.
Mrs. Willard Wertz, of Bellwood,
is a guest of her .parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. J. B. Coover, of Bridge street,
is ill with pneumonia.
Virginia, the little daughter, of Mr.
and Mrs. Alpheus Drayer, has pneu
A party was held at the home of
Miss Mae Weigle, of Market street.
Thursday evening bv the Joyful Work
ers, the Sunday school class of Mists
! The Rev. J. R. Hutvhisfln went to
; Waynesboro to assist in laying the
cornerstone of the new United Breth
i Coovex Sterline and Mrs. John 1..
Shearer have purchased lots "on Six
teenth street, and will have houses
erected on them this spring,
i Airs. Annie Farcht. of Mt. Wolf;
| Mr. anil Mrs. Harvev Reneker, dangh
! ter. Clara, and Will James, of Harris
burg. visited Mrs. Catherine Jain.vs
and daughter, Annie, this week.
New Officers of Heptasophs Installed
; "Spec'al Correspondence.
Dillsburg, March 6.—Thursday even
ing. T. F. Gale, of Now Freedom. Pa.,
District Deputy Supreme Arction, cvf
District 33, I. O. 11., inspected the
j books alul installed the officers of D lls
| burg Conclave No. 306.
Mr. and Mrs. F. P. SUvuft'er. of Mid
! dletown, visited friends in Dillsburg
| several days during the week.
Mrs. William Trostle. Second street,
visited her sister, Mrs. Charles John
son. Harrisburg. on Wednesdav anj
A. C. Airland, Secoui' and Harris
; burg streets, purchase,! an automobile
John Wiley and family moved to
Second and York streets Wednesday
from N 'wville. Mr. Wiler will assist
i in the Wiley Brothers' bakery.
J. A. Ijerew has a force of men at
work on the north end of his business
block on Baltimore street changing the
large business room into a dwelling.
The large business front has been re
moved and partitions have been set.
The trustees of DiHsburg cemetery
are consi iering the erection of a con
crete sidewalk from town to the ceme
tery. Yesterday measurements were
taken and plans were made to be sub
mitted to the borough council for ap
H. M. Evans and C. W. Gross, of this
place, left for Philadelphia yesterday
afternoon to attend t-he Billv Sunday
Mrs. John Williams, aged 91, is ill at
her home in Carroll township,
j Ruth Stouffer, daughter of Mr. and!
Mrs. William Stouffer, of this place,'
and Gaorge Bollinger, orf Monoghan
township, were iuarrie.l at the home of
C. W. Bollinger, brother of the gioom.
on Sunday evening by the Rev. H. T.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Hoffman, of Har-'
risburg, spent Thursday among friends j
Sheffer was in Boiling Springs
on business Wednesday.
The Ladies' Aid Society of Calvary I
I nited Brethren church held its regu
lar monthly meeting at the home of W.
M. Elicker yesterday afternoon.
The Rev. H. C. Lutz Returned as Evan
| >p-cial Correspondence.
DaupHiin, March 6.—l Mr. and Mrs.
! Lewis Steese, of Baltimore, were the
j guests of Mrs. W. F. Reed on Sundav.
Miss Bertia Cofrode has returned
, from a visit to Pottstown and Phila
Mr. and Mrs. J Harvey Knupp and
| children spent Sunday at" their bunga- '
Miss Cora Cofrode is visiting Mrs.
William Matter, Millers/burg.
David Lebo nwved to Zionville on
The Rev. If. C. Lutz will return to '
Dauphin for another year as pastor of
the United Evangelical church.
Mr. and Mrs! Joseph Fite aud
daughter, Lida, have returned frotm Me
ehanicßville, N. Y.
Mrs. E<lward White, of Jdhnstown.
is the guest of her grandmother, Mrs.
Mrs. C. S. McNeelv was the week- ;
end guest of her sister, Mrs. John
I Putt, Harrisburg.
Mrs. Jessie Whitman is ill with the
1 grip at her home at Stony Creek.
Mrs. I-eroy MeKissiek entertained at
her home on South Erie street in honor
i of her husband's birthday anniversary.
The evening was spent in games. Re
i freshments were served to Mr. and Mrs.;
Charles Welker, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin
Barnhart. Mr. and Mrs. George Taylor,
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Feaser. Mr. Audi
Mrs. Leroy MeKissiek, Miss Jane!
Biekel, Miss Viola MeKissiek, Miss
Alice Feaser, George Feaser, Paul Wel
ker. William Feaser, Randall Biekel
and Ralph Feaser.
Michael Shaffer, aged 83 years and
one of the oli'est residents "in town,
died at 5 o'clock Friday morning at
Eis home on High street. He is sur
vived by three children, Jacob, of Sun
buiv; Miss Sarah and Walter, of this
place, and six grandchildren and one!
great-grandson. He was a memlber of
Paxton liOdge No." 621, I. O. O. F., and
a retired employe of the Pennsylvania
Railroa,!. Funeral services will be held
on Monday morning at 10 o'clock from
his late home. Interment will be
made in Red Hill cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Greenawalt
gave a reception on Friday evening at
their home in honor of the marriage of
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HARRISBITRft STAR-INDEPENDENT. SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 6, 1915
their daughter, Mary, to Frank E. Wil
liams. The house was beautifully dec
orated with laurel and potted plauts.
On the receiving line were Mr. and Mrs.
H. B. GreenawaJt, Mrs. J. E. William*,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Williams, Miss
Naomi Ebersole, of Roaring Branch;
Miss Carrie Hoffman, of Middletown;
Miss Vera Miller, of Highspire; Miss
Grace Fishbaugh, of York: Miss Gola'ie
Douglas. of Harrisburg; Miss Carrie
Gerfcerieh, at Dauphin. The music was
furnished by UpdegTove orchestra, of
Harrisburg. There were guesfts from
Roaring Branch, Highspire, Enola,
York, Middletown, Harrisburg and Dau
phin. Refreshments were served to
over a hundred people,
j Another case of diphtheria is report
ed, Mrs. Herbert Singer.
Civic Olub to Hold Monthly Meeting
Xewville, March 6.—The subject,
"Birds," will be presented by W. H.
I McCrea at the monthly meeting of the
' Civic Club to be held next Monday
evening at S o'clock at the home of
Mrs. Edwin James, Main street.
Mrs. Joseph Thompson is the guest
of her niece. Miss Louise Melvor,
Xorth Sixth street. Harrisbftrg.
The body of Mrs. Aquilla Brant, who
died at her home in Steelton. was
brought to this place on Weduesdav
and interment made in Prospect Hill
cemetery. The Rev. G. X. Lauffer, of
Steelton, officiated. Mrs. Brant was a
former resident of Big Spring and was
well known in this section.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kern, of Mans
field, Ohio, aud Mrs. Mary Lawrence,
of Ijexington, Ohio, who came here to
attend the funeral of their aunt, the
late Miss Xancv McKcchan, have ve
turned to their homes.
Mr. and Mrs. William Slaugenhaupt,
of Oakmont, Pa., arrived in Newville
Fred Randall, of Kingston, is spend
ing some time at his home here.
Mrs. Ellen Dallas, who was the guest
of her sister, Mrs. Bella Thompson,
Parsonage street, returned to her home
in Springfield. Ohio, this week on ac
count of the death of her sister-in-law
in that city.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert McQombs Enter
tain Many Friends
I in l ( ->r ■•e*tnnr»«ip»
West Fairview, March 6. —A supper
, and social was given by Mr. and Mrs.
| Robert McCombs on the event of their
removal from the house owned bv Wil
i liain Writer to that owned by Charles
; Winner on North Third street. The
supper was given in the house vacated
ion Thursday evening. Those to enjoy
j the occasion were: Mr. and Mrs. A. B.
hHoke and children. Harry and Thelma:
IC. T. Hi: peusteel. F. C. lloke. Mrs.
Charles Winner, Mr. and Mrs. William
Foulk, Mrs. John Cooper. Mr. and - 'rs.
i J. Harry Hit peusteel and child. John
Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. William G : v
' ler, Charles McCombs, Max McCombs,
| Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCombs ami
i -on. Claude; James Cleland and Mrs.
Israel Muekle, of West Fairview: Mr.
' and Mrs. Harry Board. Miss Velda
corriT of COMMON im.BAS NO. A
COUNTY Ol ■ rillLADKU'illA.
December Term, 19111. No. <79®
SAML'Kt. lIEA. Trustee.
PENNSYLVANIA CANAL COMPANY et •».
TRUSTEE'S KuUKCI.OSI UE SALE
OF ALL THK &STATK. RKAL AND I'FJUSO!«-
11.. RIGHTS AM) I'IUVIUHJKS Wii \ L\SO
BVEH OF THK PENNSYLVANIA CANAL
COM FAN V.
Ptiroinnt to dt»cr«>» of (lie Court of Common
neis >o f». for Fliilade.'phln Count.v. ma «* in
the above entitled OJ.v .\u\embrr 1". l:«i3. am
aui«;i:i!td Oclui.ei 10. -u 1 it«i. Su s i ut
eU lrustjH- under the leong * u ~n , t »* N , ut .
etl July 1, Ls,o. by Fe»;n» \ Hi.ia v uuul t ..uj. A.i?
to tieiiuaa t ns o igina to
•ecute the pavmeiu of it# cOuiMu tx.Uu* t«> tbe
amount of C-mUV, o: the eJua.iln. thi if $...
IKRV due Jul. 1 10It), of which tv, ti>e
amount of are outttMiiU ua «i «* noti
BUP*ld> b def.'iu.t w • xnaJf whru they
fell due uti «aid iirnt day ~f j u ly. wilt «ell
• t i*u!tlic Au> slot ,a: .2 1,. iO"ti t l 1
ChoMnut street. Fbil..a. !ihi., f, \y ,\ u
April iiuft. n.e prvavnun. il;lit# himl prlrt
Ifli-S ben-ill .tier nr;. ■ i » ti ur W n>
•« *«!'■ for full 0. SI p ion. ou .hi
••uuJUluu> .HI. iviiiw.,! ,i,r. iiunei K | l.<rtk
I'KOPKKTIES TO III; SOLII.
Thai portion, cin: al. ul .! 71 I n mil*. I.i
.» i "/ W>oi:.liig l>l»,»i„ii of ;Canal fl
treiltot fnm Nurti.atn. «i,« t u>r Uu
\\ ll»osltarr<.. t.. ihi- < .i-t in t»mnda y if t a; our
tlou of ibr i hii.il » ,k-II 101 b .bi* C..a*l
£?• .'SJ 1 *", 5 K ' '•> <1 CI .1. ted 1 e-ruiri
*4. .tor,: II|I»-.| lis :. p iri t.,.,iM,. „ u run:*
and casement foi inlli. «,i pu |w,., tr ,i„tf b> the
tar it to tin- North anil We t Ilr.i.cii lt lhvaj
Co. bi dai.Nl Ancn.t l.i, un ,| r. ,ot ,<>d
In Uhi.w Oumy In i.r,| !i„„. . ; 3:<l;
and snlijFit to the urant eaal end other mt.i
eral.. -to . imdeil'ln; t....m,. p.,- t t i, r , ~ „i,
W the Canal v, to i.'harlea rart..h lo d 0.. dated
n.-ceuher .11, ISM. re,-..i-.)w| In Lot*,a* C uuu in
'l Ik), u Nr. -J 11. pmfo
fl».» Mi h tight ns th»« Cjiiial Co. n:ay to
rr*conßtru.-t uti.l Ul.ilutain the lam HOU»I thp
*>♦»•! Ut:inc.: of the >u<tqui*h«liua lt:>er a ar
Aloittfomerv. in the C«iun;j Lm-oiii : j.£ aJ
W'ovru a* the Muncy (Mm, and th. portion of the
West. Hranch Dirixlfii ..f the i-aaal. übout on»
mllf In Irnsth, eoniigncus t« t..«> «ltn ~f tin- a.til
diiui. extei:diu« from a rolnt 4« 0 fe, t HXiatwurdly
along tht» Smith prci»«*rt Hue -f R tld
Canal ft cm tbe inters**, of <nM u "In-r • 11. v
wit.i m I:im- in prolmi^ii;ion .Soui.iwji.Jjr i. 4 « io-*h
the ranali of -h«- I»I.m«i t s a ;ti Muir.t D.ui. ti»
a point In u line In 1- n Souibxrui h«.
Acn>aa (lie ennal. of t.;e Westerly . ne of the
Lo«-k House lot at IxK-k No ll). in
oi Muticy \.. rtt-K, v ount> o. L.yeuniing,
together with the to flood pertain
lands phove said 'lam.
■»J.h . P,rt . of . ,hf t>irtlon of the We*
■ranch Division of the < anal in Sn v 'er County
extending from «.*o rallro.o| i.rlcce to the
former site of I'enn'e Creek Aqneduet, a dla
tance of r.hou: 3 .'i-ln miles, which was r .-e WNI
to the Cans! ronipsnv in ir* to the Northern
Central Connet tine Railroad Conu>inj. Dat« d Oc
l9"'\ 'Oil ree .rd.d In Snrder Co .la
Mtaeellaneou. Book No. 5. page 375.
M.I That portion hating . length "of ahniit SO
reet of the Jnnlata Division of the Canal at
Jooiat. Juoctici. Dauphin County, exienltng (r..m
tN- Fmtwnrd boundary of the Canal aa corniced
Canal Co. to tbe I'. It. It. Co. I>y deed
of tbe Eastern Division of said Onnal.
nIV , Th *. t "n''"" ' a.tera DlTial. n of th.
"i ' - Junl'ia Jnuctlon. eitending Son'h
waiMij from tbe Southern buuudary of the Canal
as conveyed by the Canal Co. to the Northern
I <^! n r ,in «, R . f ,9 r> - bT '"ted Or to
nfr.24. 1903, tv and Including tbe lock to tbe pool
at Clark's Ferry dam. Together with
the four frame dwelling houses thereon.
,/y. •C ro * 1 , River
in th * low " B l>''P "f R'* p d. County
of I»aupbln. known us Clarku Ferry Kl?er hr dgr
h «VJ. n, ,rJ?J*" Kth nf hnntlred and eighty
elfih. 121W.51 fe»-t more or le.<*. anbjeet to condem
nation proceeding* heretofore lnatltnti-d In :ha
Count; of Dauphin to acquire the hrt.il>. together
with the right to the damage* awarded therefor.
<g > That portion of thi- Dlelalon ot
the Canal in Dauphin County extending from a
Point 1.10 feet alore the heail of the outlet l«e»
known aa "No. 1" a t Clark. Ferry. Wentwarib
a dl.tance of 'O feet, more or l.js. to a po *1 .
the Intake .Ito from the Susquehanna Rlrer aa .
dan; aeroa« aaid Rlrer at Cl.rk. Ferry, tojetho,'
with tbe 'raroe dwelling thereon, h.yliig an eatl
mated area of abont one acre.
Also, all the personal property of the Canal Co.
and all the estate, right, title and !nter.«t of the
Canal Co. of. In and to all real estate, real prop
erty rights and ?rl»lleges of etery kind soev«r
forming part of. connected with or belonging or In
sny way appertaining to the works anil property
now or heretofore known as the Pennsylvania
Canal texceptlng the parta and portions h-retofore
sold and eonroyed by the Canal Co l and all snl
slagnlar the corporate rights snd frauculses of the
Csnsl Co. and generally all property whatever and ,
wheresoever, real, personal and mtved. thereto be
longing and In any way appertaining
TBRMS AVD CONDITIONS.
1. Tbe several above described premises will
be first offered for sale separately, and thc« all
of the said premises a* a whole, to the hllheat |
and lieot bidders, subject to »mllrmatloa by the :
2, Twenty-flve nor cent, of the amount of any
accepted bid shall be paid st the time of sale, In
csgh. snd the balance of tbe purchase money snsll
be psld upon lonnrmatioh of the sale by tbe
Court, without any liability of the puirhaasr to
see to the apptlcstlon of the purchase money.
"The condemnation proceedings here
tofore Instituted to actiulre darks
Kerry River Bridge (see "r' supra) have
been dismissed by the Court since this
advertisement first appeared, and there
tore the sale of said bridge will not
be sublact thereto."
Pet-hart, Miss Ada Pecliart, Amoa Beard
and Miss Helen Blizzard, of Harririburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cramer, Third
street, announce the birth of a daugh
ter on Friday.
Raymond Carroll moved his house
hold goods from Third street to Pen
brook on Thursdmv.
Alma and Frederick Shaull, children
of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Shaull, who have
been ill of typhoid fever, are sltiwly
Both cnildren-of Mr. and MTS. John
McPhorson are ill, but are thought to
David Deits and Charles Everhart
are building a double frame house on
State road. The digging of the cellar
has just been completed. Ira E. Shaull
is architect and contractor. \
.1. 11. Books is visiting his father, A.
F. Books, at Roaring Springs, who is
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Garlnmi returned
: from a week's stay in Philadelphia at
the home of George Weber, whore they
; celebrated their silver wedding aniii
Harry Orris Will Quit Fanning and (Jo
to Sotitli Dakota
I Special Correspondence.
Buncannon, ->iarch 6.—William
j Bothwell has purchased the William
| Early property on High street.
Ifarvev Orris, of Wheatfield town
ship, will quit farming and go to South
j William E. Bender, editor of the Dun
| cannon "Record," who hps been con
! tined to his home by an attack of ill
ness, is convalescing.
Prof. D. Willar.l, principal of the
I New Bloomtield Academy, called on
friends between trains last evening.
Miss Elizabeth Fenstemacher has re
turned from a picasant visit to frieads
at Xew Bloomtield.
High School Commencement Exercises
to Be Held May 7
Mnrvsville, March 6.—The town
council at its meeting passed a resolu
tion authorizing the erection of a bor
ough building which will cost $3,800.
Bonds at the rate of 4 1-2 per cent, to
the amount of SH,SOO will be issued.
At the mcetiihg the right of entering
and passing through the borough was
refused to the Perry County Telephone
and Telegraph Company.
The commencement services of the
graduating class of the local High
school will he held on Mny 7, in the
Methodist church. The baccalaure
ate services will be held in Hie Evan
gelical church on May L\ The first
honor has been award to Mary Corl.
The second honor was awarded to
Dewey Bare. There are twelve in the
The Belle of Blue Mountain Lodge.
No. 217. Ladies: Auxiliary to the
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen,
will hold a chicken and wattle supper
on March 17. Oysters in every style,
pies, cakes, candy, ice cream and fancy
work will be on sp.le. Twenty-five cents
will be the price of a meal.
Mrs. Oliver Albright is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. A. S. Fry, at Red Lion.
The Mite Society of the Reformed
church will hold an experience social
on Thursday, M;:rch 11, at 7.30
o'clock in the Sunday s.hool room.
The ladies of this town will serve a
ba.-kot lunch to the workers of the
taberuacie next week.
The Civic Club luld a "farmers'
picnic" on Friday evening in their
rooms in the flatiron building.
The P. O. A. ladies' auxiliary to the
P. O. S. of A., celebrated their first
anniversary in Diamond hail on Fri
day. The M::rvsville orchestra furnish
ed t'he music.
Funeral of John C. Kite Held From
Homo in Royalton
Middletown, March G. —The funeral
of the late John C. Hite was held from
his late home in Royalton, yesterday
morning with services at 10 o'clock.
The Rev. John Brinser, of Running
Pump, ofticiated, assisted by the Rev.
H. A. Smith, of the Royalton U. B.
elvirch. The pallbearers were Jacob
Hetri.k, C. I!. Landis, A. S. Bender,
Edward Condran, Thomas Jordan and
Emmanuel Kliug. Interment was in
Clever's cemetery. Following aJe those
who attended from out-of-town: Miss
Ethel Pierce and Mr. and Mrs. F. B.
Hawthorne, Philadelphia; Mrs. David
M<?Tfcler and son, Lloyd Pierce, Parke
Bender, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hite and
daughter, Fay, Mr. and Mrs. David
Brubttker, of Harrisburg; Mr. anfl Mrs.
W. C. Arnold, Highspire; Mr. and Mrs.
Jacob Espenshade, Hershey; James
Hite ami son. I'nion Deposit; Mr. and
Mrs. Oliver Hite, Mr«. David Eshle
niaii, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lehman and
Wendell Sebaeffer, Elizabethtown.
E. C. Steiner had a new electric
sign placed in front of his place of
Mr. and Mrs. 8. M. Gingrich spent
Fridav at Greeneastle.
Mrs. J. C. L'l'gie has returned from
a few days' trip to Philadelphia.
Mrs. O. O. S'chaefter has returned
from a several weeks' trip to Phila
A large audience heard ex-Governor
Robert Glen lecture in St. Paul's Luth
eran chur-h, last evening.
Miss Mary Sihindel spent Friday at
York, where she attended the funeral
of her aunt.
Dr. D. P. and Airs. Deatrick enter
tained the choir of.St. Peter's Luth
eran church on Thursday evening.
The 128 th annual conference of the
East Pennsylvania district of the M. E.
church will meet at Norristown start
ing March 17, instead of Pottstown, as
was stated in vesterdav's issue.
Prof. J. J. Brehm, of Harrisburg,
will j.reach in the Church of God Sun
day mornim? and at the evening serv
ice Prof. L. E. McGinnis, superintend
ent of the Steelton schools, will preach.
Communion services will be held in
the I'. B. church to-morrow morning.
The following officers were elected
by the Ladies' Aid Society of the M.
E. church, at the home of Mrs. D. W.
Huntzberger, Thursday evening: Presi
dent. I). W. Huntziberger; vice presi
dent, Airs. Edward Beck; secretary,
Mrs. Amos Huntziberger; treasurer,
Mrs. A. G. Banks; collectors, Mrs.
James Hippie and Mrs. W. Weaver.
After the business was transacted re
freshments were served.
Mrs. C. E. Hillis will speak in the
M. E. church to-morrow morning at
10.30, taking for hej subject, "The
Christian's Preparajory Time."
Mrs. H. G. Kinsey and three chil
dren are spending several days at Phil
adelphia visiting friends.
The Ladies' Aid Society of the
Church of God met at the home of
Mrs. Charles Parish, Catherine street.
Call 1991—Any Phone Founded 1871
Out In the Country
the Other Dag
I '■ iIT WAS a pleasant sight to see the greening fields and the
first blue birds and robins a striking contrast to the
| broad blanket of snow that last evening's storm pre
| sented us.
i | This, and numerous other kinds of weather must be ex-
Y> i<r'* pected in March, but Spring is in the foreground, and will
be seen here in every department with the pretty new
things of the season all a'blossom.
> Before another week elapses, the whole store will have
donned a charming spring attire, possessing the loveliest
of styles in women's garb, smart fashions for men folk,
and lengthy lists of new things for the children.
Home luxuries, everyday comforts, and little conveniences also beckon to
folks who already are starting to brighten-up home surroundings.
on Thursday evening ami after the
business of the society was transacted
a baked bean slipper was served.
The Rev. Fuller Bergstresser deliv
ered his lecture, "The Vinegar Ped
dler,'' in the Salem Lutheran church
at Oberlin, 011 Thursday evening.
Communion Services to Be Held in
Several Churches To-morrow
Mechanician*. Pa., March 6.—The
snow storm arrived here about 7
o'clock last evening and this morning
over eight inches of snow had fallen.
The thermometer is at 26.
Lenten services were held last even
ing in St. Luke's Episcopal church.
The services were conducted by the
Rev. S. H. Rainey, rector of Trinity
Episcopal church, Steelton.
Services preparatory to communion
were held in the Presbyterian church
last evening and this afternoon. Com
munion will be held to-morrow.
The last quarterly communion of the
conference year will be held in the
To-morrow evening communion serv
ices will be held and the rite ot' feet
washing observed in the Church of
E. €. Nic'key is in Philadelphia on a
Mrs. J. E. Prowell spent yesterday
with relatives in Harrisiburg.
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Griffith, former
residents of this place, now of Balti
more, visited friends here this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Pred Gerber and little
daughter, of York, are visiting iMrs.
Gerber *8 parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H.
Mercer, West Main street.
A number of our teachers are at
tending the educational meeting in
1,000,000 PATRONIZE FAIR
Attendance at San Francisco Exposition
Makes New Mark
San Francisco, March 6. —It was
announced by thp officials of the Pan
ama Pacific International Exposition
yesterday afternoon that 1,000,000
persons have attended the exposition
since it was opened on February 20,
and that the patronage has set a new
mark for international expositions.
Except on the opening day, when
about 250,000 persons passed through
the turnstiles, the attendance has been
evenly distributed, crowds of between
50,000 and 60,000 visiting the grounds
SHRIEKS ROUT ASSAILANTS
Girl Then Almost Faints in Fright and
(Shamokin, Pa., March 6.—Miss Ma
bel Bixler, 18 years old, while 011 her
way home in the local suburbs yester
day, was attacked by two unidentified
young men, who tried to drag her into
an abandoned building.
'Her shrieks for help drew several
miners to the scene, whereupon her as
sailants fled. She was removed home
in a critical condition from fright and
F. AND M. WINS DEBATE
Penn State Team Defeated in Test at
Lancaster. Pa., March G. —Franklin
and Marshall and Penn State debating
teams of the Intercollegiate Debating
League met here last night, the judges
'being Professor Charles S. Davis, Steel
ton; Professor Radford O. Mclntyre,
Carlisle, and Professor John Dolman,
Franklin and Marshall's team con
sisted of George Kiinkel, Jr., C. M.
Wotring and J. S. Hollen'baugh. The
Penn State men were Beatty H. Hender
son Dimit, John A. Detferie and L. E.
Mehlinsh. The question debated was,
"Resolved, That the Monroe Doctrine
should be abandoned." The deibate was
won by Franklin and Marshall, 2 to 1.
Get Bid of Lingering Colds, Coughs
and La Grippe
Spring finds many afflicted with
lingering, haeking coughs that weaken
the system. Slush and wet cause more
colds than zero weather. Croup, bron
chitis, and pneumonia are prevalent.
Every family should have a safe and
reliable cough medicine ready for use.
Foley's Honey and Tar Compound con
tains no harmful ingredients. It eases
a cough, checks a cold and relieves in
flamed and congested membranes. It
clears the air passages and soothes in
flammation. Geo. A. Gorgas, 16 North
BERKS MEN AGAINST OPTION
Tell the Governor How They Stand on
Question of Liquor Legislation
Numerous letters ami teletgwuns con
tinue to arrive at the Executive De
partment for Governor Bumbaugh from
All ti-Saloon Leagues, temperance so
cieties, chutvli and Sunday school no
cieties in many parts of the State, con-
taining endorsements of the Govern
or's position on the local option bill,
and uring him to continue until the bill
becomes a law. This morning several
were received from Pittsburgh anti
liquor associations and other parts of
the west were represented in the let
The policy of summoning members
of the Mouse to the Executive Depart
ment for personal interviews with the
Governor to ascertain where they stand
on local option, continues, but not all
that are summoned announce their in
tention to vote for the bill. Two
Berks county members, Representa
tives Rothenbenger and Barig, who
were called in toy the Governor to learn
where they stood oa local option, very
plainly informed him that they are
against local option l'or the reason that
their constituents are against it. Both
were elected on a anti-local option
Representative Swartz, Harris
burg, has not yet been sni. med by
the Governor, and says that if he is lie
will tell him that he is positively op
posed to the county unit plan. Mr.
Swart/, savs he has not yet determined
what, to his idea, is the proper unit,
but he does not think the county unit
is the one to be adopted. The county
unit means that each county shall vote
separately on the question of the adop
tion or rejection of local optiou.
Lancaster Official Unconfirmed
Washington. March 6.—Benjamin F.
Davis, of Lancaster, named for collec
tor of internal revenue in the Ninth
Pennsylvania district, failed of con
firmation in the closing session of the
Senate. The President will make him
a recess appointment.
Everything Needed for Chickens
Since moving into our new building we are handling Poultry Supplies
on a more extensive scale than ever. We doubt if there is a thing in this
line that you will want that we do not carry in stock. You can save
time and money by coming direct to us for
HT ] " HIGHEST QUALITY
CIMMI TOO many
Oldll chicks are lost OF PUREST FEEDS
J\lglll trouble. Shells, Beef Scraps,
Feed your chicks nutritious Charcoal, Grit, Scratch
Milk Substitute and save them. , . , _
j. „ and Chick Feeds.
"Mammoth Cbiek" MUk Maah INCUBATORS
will do the work. Try a
ka * fro " TOUr <,e *' er #r Brooders
Don't take Feed Hoppers
w ~ Water Fountains
Agents Nest Ecfers
fPT Jj ln Har "
rißburg - Chicken Remedies j
Etc., Etc. „
HOLMES SEED CO.
106 and 108 S. Second St.—Two Doors from Chestnut
Open Saturday Evenings
The Daily Fashion Hint
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fif 4j j- r v !
jLijß i, jgL |JHk
Black and white chiffon striped gown.
The skirt Is banded with black . atln, the
sleeves are of black chiffon. An undei*
corsage of lace shows transparently
through the corsage* Belt of black velvet,
with streamer ends. Pink roses at belt