The star-independent. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1904-1917, May 10, 1915, Page 2, Image 2
2 Free! Free! Free! 'Each person sending in an answer to the Prosperity Picture Puzzle below will receive a Beautiful Keystone State Souvenir Spoon chased with the Coat of Arms of Pennsylvania. (Whether answer is correct or not). s ' — A number off smiling faces are con jUF ceaJed in this picture, representing the of prosperity. How many can Oak or Mahogany <yOU find ? S Rocker Gather the family around and let them all help. Trace the faces found, number them and bring or mail to our store at once Read Instructions Carefully. Contest Open to All One answer to a family. Each contestant sending in a reply will be treated exactlv alike and will hnr£ K- S l rn * opportnnlty t° secure one or more of the prizes whether living In or outride of Harris- contestant w, 11 receive a beantifu] Keystone State Souvenir Spoon chased with the Coat of f VUI i (Whether answer Is correct or not. If called fey). In addition to this each ft on?- sen, 'np a solution will receive a credit check for S3O or more, good toward the purchase of an. r.. or used piano or player piano in our Harrisburg wareroom. You also have the nnnortimitv °l 8 , 1,ver ' el I Rant lea,her seat6d backed racking chair or handsome with use of ..heck in accordance with conditions. Only one answer from a family accepted. Contest Closes May 17th, 1915, at Ten O'clock P. M. | later*haa' tf»at tTme* ° W handß " 0t ' a,er ,han ,hat hour that ** "ear a post mark not 1 answ™^uJ«Tn^° TICE ~ Wrtte Dame and address clearly and distinctly, and bring or mall || Winter Piane Company, ......' I 23 North Fourth Street, j st - Xo - I II • 1 n I city or Town ."33 Harrisburg, Pa. \ gj MOTHER OF TWO MAYORS Illinois Woman Says She Is Proud of Her Boys St. Louis. May 10.—« Mrs. Minna Mollman. of East St. Louis, in her 73d i-ear, has a> nieved distinction as the 'Mother of (Mayor*.'' The April elec tions saw t.wo of her sons elevated to be rhief executives of their home cities. A thir l was a candidate for Chief Su pervisor (sometimes called ''Mayor'') of St. Clair county, but failed of elec tion. Fred W. Mollman took his seat two weeks ago as Mayor of East Mt. Louis. A month ago his brother, Julius, was elected Mayor ot' iMascoutah. 111. ( I gaess Tarn the proudest woman in j , the I nitel States, ' «aid Mrs. Mollman. W "I am proud of my boys. They have Veu good to their mother and they ifcive always been more devoted to their f "families than to politics. If only their father hail lived to see their success, my happiness would be complete." FACES SEVERAL FORGERIES Fleeing Young Man Is Captured and Brought Eack Pottsville. Pa.. May 10.—John Os wald. who :t :s allege ! forged checks on numerous Pottsville business firms, aud then tooi< a train for the We«t. was arrested yesterday at Harrisburg and brought back here and placed in jail. Among business firms whose checks are alleged to have been forged by Os wald are: Shearer a. Grant. Young's • grocery store. W. J. Vought and Con tractßr John Hou«er. He seemed to have little trouble in r getting these .-he-ks cashed. Oswald is only 22 years old. GUN FOR FOX KILLS OWNER Bets It In Position Unsafe For a Slid- j den Grab Mifflintown, May TO.— Ex-County ' Commissioner Fran -is Hower. aired 67 1 years, a prominent farmer of this coun- 1 ty, was accidentally killed vesterdav. . Mr. Hower had'placed a" gun in 'his I hog pen. near the poultry coop, intend- j ing to kill a fox. a>nd 'as he reached for the gun it wa» n some unknown way discharged and the load blew the top of his head off. killing him in- i stjntlv. He is survived by a widow and two children. Lose Trout in Burning Auto Hazleton. May 10.—Five big catch es of trout were destroved bv fire when the auto of Patrick Smith, of j Hazleton. caught ablaze from a back fire in the engine near White Haven. j The car was worth SSOO, and was in- ' » cured. I. Mayor to Probe Vice Charges ' . York, Pa.. May 10.—Mavor John R. j L Lftfean will probe charges' mad> by : j Miss Rose Livingstone, of New/ York / City, that there are girls of 1 Vand 14 i ! yevs living in dens of vice i J York. ' MOB HANGS A PHYSICIAN' Taken From Jail Where He Was Placed After Wife's Murder 11 Norman Okla., May 10. —Dr. B. E. : Wair.i. a well-known physician, was j tasen from the county jail here by twelve masked men yesterday morning. I and his body was found suspended from a tree, two miles from town, a few hours later. Dr. Ward was arrested at his home in Noble, eight miles from , j here, after his wife was found dead, with a surgeon's knife penetrating her i heart. Persons living neatT the Ward home i heard a woman scream several times. . When several persons had gathered ' outside of the Ward home. >Mrs. Ward toKl them to leave. When she con ' tinned to scream the front door was forced and her body was found lying . on the floor in the hallway. She "had been stabbed twice through the heart, and the knife was left sticking in the i breast. Ward was 40, his wife 30 ; years of age. PENROSE TO TAKE CRUISE Senator's Yacht Expected to Sail From Atlantic City Wednesday. j Atlantic City, May 10.—When the i yacht "Betty" lifts anchor and drops out of the Inlet on .Wednesday night or ; Thursday morning the address of Unit ed State* Senator Penrose, of Pennsyl vania, will be "No Man's Land" until he returns to Atlantic City or reports i himself at some other port, i At the Inlet yesterday it was said the "Betty" was being overhauled and (irovisioned for two weeks' cruise, but , might be away for a longer period. Her i destination is believe to be the lower , ' he*apeake. I'nless he changes his ' mind, the Keystone Senator will be | alone except for his skipper and a cook. LIKED NEW JERSEY PRISON Pardoned Prisoner Was Nft Anxious to Leave "Old Home" Trenton, May 10. —The New Jersey : State prison lost an interesting char ' aeter when John D. Budd. 62 years I old. recently passed through its doors to freedom, i Budd of late has been* more of a guest at the priso:i than anything else. In December, 1913, he flatly refused j to accept a parole that had been grant- I ed him and, although the Court of Par j lons gave him a full pardon on April j i 6 last, he has tarried at the prison ] i for two weeks, and when he took his ' leave he sail: "I feel that I am Icav- j j ing my old home and friends." Man HI, Hsngs Himself Allentown. May 10.—Daniel Smith, ! j a prominent retired citizen of Lower 1 Milford township, SI years old, hang ed himself yesterday to a tree near j *be barn with a eash cord he hail taken j from a window of hissed room. He had 1 been an invalid for two years. rARKTSBTTRQ STAR-TyPEPENDENT. MONDAY EVENING, MAY 10, 1915. ! ('LEAKY IS AGAIN' INDICTED Man Who Killed Son-inLaw Is Charged With $20,000 Theft New York, May 10.—'William V. | Clearv, Democratic boss of Haverstraw, ' who was acquitted of the murder of his youthful son-in-law, Eugene Newman, ; ami later indicted under the Sullivan law, was again indicted Saturday by j the Rockland County Grand Jury at I New City on several charges of grand ! larceny. j Three other men. all active in Dem j ocratic in Rockland county, also j were indicted. T'aey are Bernard Fox. Clearv's political lieutenant; Joseph I Felter. chairman of the ißoard of Super | visors, and Warren Baisler, former [ Overseer of the Poor of Haverstraw. Clearly is charged with having em ; bezzled at least $20,000 of the poor fund of 'Haverstraw. He was ehe<i to ; appear in court Saturday afternoon, i but he did not do so and it is not be | Sieved he will do so voluntarily. , After his indictment a week ago a I hen eh warrant was issued for him and I .toekload Vountv detectives came to New York. At the time it was believed | that Clearv was somewhere in the Bronx. He could not be found. Infor mation reached the authorities that he ! was in New Jersey. Pox was indicted for perjury at ' Clearv's trial for murder, when he swore ! he did not know what had become of I the revolver with whi h Clearv killed Newman. He was freed in $3,000 bail. SHIRT FACTORIES ACTIVE Plants in Perry County Hanre Plenty of Orders Marysviile, May 10.— B. W. Page 4: Son, proprietors of the Millerstown shirt factory, have made arrangements for the opening of their factory at Millerstown as soon as a sufficient num ! ber of employes are obtained, j The Newport shirt factory, after be i'ng idle for two months, has resumed operations with sixty operatives. Both j have plenty of orders. Second Love Test Tragic Allentown, May 10.—John Green, who forgave his wife for running i j away with a drummer, saw her with ' another man Saturday nk>ht and when »he returned home he thrashed her, j then went into the cellar and made an unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide i by shooting. The police arrived before | lie could finish himself and he was 1 locked up. 'Cycler Kills Street Clfeaner Altoona. May 10.—While at work I Saturday ni|ht, Patrick O'Connor, aged 70, a street cleaner, was rifn down by a motorcycle and so badly injured that he died later in the hospital. E. A. Fnrrer, aged 25, a machinist, who was driving the motorcycle, surrender ed to the police, but was rejeased pend ing an investigation by the Coroner. VANDEBBILI DIED A HERO: CAVE LIFEBELT TO WOMAN London, Mar 10.—Thomas Slidell, of New York, who was interviewed in London yesterday, said he saw Alfred G. Vanderbilt ou the deck of the Lusi tania as the, vessel was going down. Mr. Vanderbilt, who could not swim, was equipped with a life belt, but he gallantly took it off, Air. Slidell said, and placed it around the body of a young woman. Then he went" off to seek another life belt. The ship sank a few seconds later. Mr. Slidell said that he and Herbert- Stone, of iXfw York, were sitting in the smoking room by themselves when the lirst torpedo Struck the ship. Both men intuitively knew what had hap pened and they simultaneously uttered the word "toapedo." Together thov left the room and went or deek, which already had acutely tilted. Mr. Stone made for the upper side of the deck, while Mr. Slidell moved downward. This was the last that Mr. Slidell saw of Mr. Stone. Subsequently he asked a number of survivors, but could not ■ find a"ny one who had seen Mr. Stone thereafter. CIRL OF IMPROVES TO DE HEROINE OF LUSITAHIA Queenstown. May 10.—The brief time elapsing betweon the torpedoing and sinking of the Lusitania was long enough to develop a heroine in Miss Kathleen Kaye. 14 years old, returning from New York, where she had been visiting relatives. With smiling words of reassurance, she aided stewards in filling a boat with women and children. Whon all were in she climbed aboard the lifeboat as coolly as an able seaman. One sailor fainted at hia oar, the re sult of a hard race to escape swamp ing. The girl took his place and rowed until the boat was out of danger. None among the survivors bears as little sign of her terrible experiences as Miss Kaye, who spends most of her time com forting and assisting her sisters in mis fortune. Only AO Bags of Mail Lost London, May 10.—The Postmaster General announces that only 60 bags of mail had been dispatched by tho Lusitania. the bulk of the American mail having gone by the liner New York. The Lusitania was insured for about $7,500,000. Of this amount, the British government, under the war risk plan, will have to pay about So per cent. ■ Lady Allan's Daughters Missing Queenstown, May 10.—No trace has yet been found of the two daughters. Anna and Gwen, of Lady Allan, of Montreal. Their mother, "who is the wife of Sir Montague Allan, a director of the Allan Line, is prostrated with grief and unable to see any one. To Probe Lusitania Loss London, May 10. —It is officially an | nounced that the British Board of j Trade, with the concurrence of the Admiralty, has ordered an inquiry into ! the circumstances attending the loss of ! the Lusitania. Lord Mersey has con j sented to conduct the inquiry. Lord ' Mersey conducted the investigations J into the sinking of the steamers Titanic j and the Empress of Ireland. Mme. DePage Among Dead j Queenstown, May 10.—The body of i Mme. Marie DePage, wife of Dr. An toin Deßage, medical director of the Belgian Red Cross, is among the identi fied dead. Mme. DePage recently lec : tured in the United States on conditions -in Belgium and collected funds for the sufferers of her country. Not Yet Time to Fight Cambridge. Md„ May 10.—Former Governor Patterson, of Tennessee, i struck a responsive chord when he told jan audience of 1.000 in the opera ! I house yesterday afternoon this was a I • time for Americans to keep their heads, 1 1 | until it was seen whether the nation j | ought to go to war for the national i honor or not. He was heartily ap | | plauded. He was speaking on national \ prohibition. Hubbard Insured for $5H,000 Hartford, Conn., May 10.—The j Aetna Life Insurance Company carried i $38,000 on Elbert Hubbard and $20,- 000 on his wife. The Travelers' In j surauce Company was hit heavily by I Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt's death. Piie and marine insurance companies i of Hartford insured the Lusitania car- I go, which included typewriters, revolv- J ers and armored tools. Killer As Motorcycle Strikes Pole Bedford, May 10. —Henrv Price, ; aged l2il, was instantly killed here yes -1 terdav afternoon when bis motorcycle struck a pole. Negotiating for the pur j chase of the machine he tried it out, j lost control in making a short turn, his neck, jaw and arm were broken and : his head crushed. He was a son of ; Thomas Price, wae a tinner by trade | and unmarried. Fatal Fall to Avoid Hitting Dog , Chester, May 10.—In trying to ! avoid running over a small dog that j ran at his motorcycle while he was rid ing along the Hook road, below this I city, yesterday, George McMichael, 26 | years old, was thrown from the wheel, I fracturing his skull and breaking his j shoulder blade. Physicians at the I Chester hospital say he is not likely to : recover. McMichael's home is in Phil adelphia. Six Men Born May 8 Hold Party _ Meehanicsburg, Pa., May 10.—As is the annual custom, six Meehanicsburg men Saturday observed their birthday anniversaries with a big dinner at the home of Walter Zacharias. ' The. par ticipants of this unusual birthday party are George Zacharias, John Atticks, John C. Reeser, William Kohler, Wal- r ter Zacharias and 8. Harper Myers, j. Their ages range from 28 to fiO years, g Each year one of the members enter- g tains the others. York Covets Harrisburg's Trade , York, Pa., May 10.—Congressman s Lafean is making an effort to have a a state highway constructed between this e city and Dillsburg, so as to divert the h business of upper York county to York. s For many years Harrisburg has been t getting the bulk of the business in up- \ per York county. n c Eludes Nurse and Takes His Life 3 Columbia, Pa., May 10.—Eluding * his nurse, Benjamin Weaver, a retired a farmer, 60 years old, took his life by li cutting his throat. a Lets see what VH history says: The Stone Age man held a pebble in his Bach mouth for moisture and to prevent thirst. Forlorn makeshift of an arid land. Roots and herbs served better where plant life existed. Between Early Spanish explorers found the Aztecs used Times "chicle"—wholesome, pleasant and agreeably chewy—welcome relief from tropical heat. Today Refined Mexican Chicle, its merits proven by the test of time, is the basis of WRIGLEYS Studied processes, special machinery, immaculate factories and the waxed wrapper sealed air tight make it the Perfect Gum in the Perfect Package. IMtod Profit-Sharing Coupons with each package—good for valuable presents. These Coupons are the same as given with many popular high grade products'. Let the active WRIGLEY SPEARMEN tell you all about i these dainty, refreshing, toothsome confections they represent: 508 -Write WRIGLEY 31dg 8 , Chicago tor SPEARMEN Booh J MISSION HOME DEDICATED United Zlon Congregation Holds Exer-, cises at Lancaster Marietta, May 10.—The now home of thd United Zion Mission was dedi- j cated yesterday in Lancaster with spe- i cial ceremonies. The dedicatory serv- i ices were opened with an address by [ the Rev. H. G. Light, of Cleons, Leba non county. i The other clergy who took part dur ing the day were the Rev. Henry Bix- j 1 FIREPROOF STORAGE Harrisburg Storage Company's Big Building Notable for Size and Modern Construction 1- ijjji a S I 8 5 1 n i ; j." JSpHji "i ir- 1 * Sn siPrh Among the recent improvements in real estate in this pitv—the large building erected by the Harrislnrrg Storage Company, on South Second! street, is notable for size and substan tial construction. It also has many ad vantages from an architectural stand'! point that makes it a modern plant for storage in every respect. The offices and warehouses practically occupy two eiffht-story buildings with basements, having a total floor area of 70,490 square ix-et. These buildings are close together and connected with con venient passageways, which virtually; makes theni one. They wore built espe cially for tho purposes to whi«:h they, arp devoted, rfnd were planned and eon-! ■trusted in accordance with the most approved i-lem for strength and dura bility. They are built of brick, steel and concrete, and are as fireproof and ler, of Fredericksburg; Bishop Joseph I Martin, of Murrell: the Rev. James J Heitler, of Lititz; the Rev. John Brin-1 ser and the Rev. Solomon Brinser, Elizabethtown. John L. Weaver, who! had charge of the mission, and was , largely instrumental in it* establish ment, also delivered an appropriate, speech. Changes in Church Rectorships Marietta, May 10.—The Rev. Stan- I ley A. Dobbins, assistant rector of St. I sanitary as it is possible to make them. Over 800 tons of sand and 9,000 barrels of cement were used in building them. Some idea of the strength may be had from the 43 reinforced concrete piers in the basement, each capable of supporting 150 tons. The buildings are not only large but the equipment is up to date in every way. They are built along railway sidings close to the main line of the Pennsylvania railroad and loading ami unloading can be done directly fioni the cars. There are 17 receiving and delivering doors, nine of which are on railroad sidings. There. are spiral chutes, three electric elevators of groat capacity, a 200,000 pound registering track scale, and automatic grain scales. In the departments for storing house hold goods there artf 121 fireproof Anthony's church, Tjancaster, will ims ceed the Rov. V. T. Brozys as assistant rector of Holy Trinity church, Colum bia, the latter having been transferreH to tho rectorship of St. Joseph's church, Danville. The Rev. A. W. Brandt will succeed the Rev. William MeEllhenny, who died seve/al weeks ago, at Mari etta. He comes from Danville. LAWYERS' PAPER BOOKS Printed at this office in best style, at lowest prices and on short notice. rooms of various uzes. These roomi have steel doors and window frames— and in tlioso in which pianos nro kept there in a system of vapor heating in which an oven temperature is main* t#ed. IT he departments for storing mer chandise have also been provided with every facility for conveniently hand ling goods. Every room in every de partment is kept neat and clean and there is order and system throughout. Visitors arc forcefully impressed with the thoroughness on every hand tor rendering the most efficient service. The Hnrrisburg Htorago Company has been in successful operation for a "num ber of years, and has established an extensive business. Vance C. McCor mick is president, J. Austin Brandt, vice president, and I). Bailey Brandt, secretary and treasurer.