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Witmer, Bair & Witmer Witmer, Bair & Witmer
May Clearance Of
J SUITS m
The Best ia fki $19.75 wMIS
■ Checks, Black and 1 1\
•' \\/A * '55.00 to $19.75 H I Jf
t \| Ml SUITS —Checks, .Jngj^V
4* \ "/' j. Putty, Belgian Blue,
1 Black and Navy,
5 k $8.50 to $19.75
White Foxes, New York's latest craze. New lot just arrived.
92.95, $4.75 and $4.95
Silk Petticoats—navy and black: silk jersey top; new flounce.
Regular and extra size waist bands, ?5.00 I
Waists—Voile and batiste: lace trimmed, organdie cuffs and
collars; pink and white : 91*05
I Georgette Crepe—White and flesh ; made with the new frills,
Lace and Chiffon—cream, flesh and sand, $5.50 and $5.75
Serge Dresses--navv and black. SIO.OO to $13.75 for $7.50
♦6.50 for ' $2.95
I Silk Dress Skirts—black taffeta, black and white, large checks
and stripes and small pin-head checks. Some are plain with
patch pockets, shirred yokes, corded flounce, box pleats and 3
tiers. New to-day $5.95, $6.50 and $7.75
White Graduation Dresses, $6.50, $7.50, $lO to $25
White with touches of color, figured or stripes,
$5.00, $6.50, $7.50, SIO.OO to $25.00
White Crepe de Chine Dresses—all new,
$13.50, $16.75, $18.75 to $25.00
Black. Navy or Colored Taffeta, Meteor or Crepe de Chine
Dresses $13.75, $14.75, $17.50, $18.75 to $25.00
White and Colored Sport Coats, natural pongee and black
Palm Beach Suits and Coats—Natural coats. $5.95 to $8.50
\atural and grey suits. $8.50, $9.50, $11.50 and $13.50
Wash Skirts—P. K.. Gabardine, cords, fancy novelty cloth,
ratine, golfine, etc. Prices begin at 49<S 95c to $6.50.
China Silk Dresses—black or white, small and large sizes,
Witmer, Bair & Witmer,
| 202 Walnut Street
MUSICAL TEA GIVEN AT
HARRIMC COUNTRY CLUB
Sirs. Henry McCormick and Miss Anne
McCormick Entertained This After
noon With the Misses Fuller, of
England. Presenting Program
Mrs. Henry McCormick and Miss j
.Anne Mc'ormiek entertained at a mu
sical tea at the Country Club from 4
to 6 o'clock this afternoon.
There was a delightful musical pro
g-am. a repertoire of English, Scottish
and Irish folk songs by the Misses!
Rosalind. Dorothy and Cynthia Fuller, j
of Sturminster Newton, Dorset, Eng- j
land, it was planned to have the sing
ing outdoors ~nd chairs were arranged
mi the verandas and lawns and the mu
s. ans sang from the porch steps.
Trie Fuller sisters, .. trio of English
gentlewomen, singing the simple folk
-ongs of home and country in a semi
professional capacity, to help along the
<-ause, made a quaint picture in their
English Victorian dress. Two of the
young women sang while the third
played accompaniments on a queer
sha;ed Irish harp.
The club house was elaborately dec-1
orated with a profusion of fragrant
flowers arranged in quaint old fash
;onea bouquets and baskets.
Weber-Pyne Be':rothal Announced
Mm. Gizella J. Pvne, of Kingston,
T'a.. announces the engagement of her
daughter. Mayme G. Pvne, to Andrew -
M. Weber, of Lebanon. The wedding
will take pl.ice June 15.
Miss Pvne is a former schoolmate
of Miss Anna Schutzenbach, of Third
street, and Reel's Lane, ami has a large
circle of friends in this city. She is a
graduate of St. Anne's Academy, Wil
kee-Barre, and is a talented musician.
Mr. Weber, formerly of Mahanov City,
is proprietor of the' Hotel Forge, Leb
Miss Mildred Fulton to Wed
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Fulton, 1805
Green street, have announced the en- '
gagement of their daughter: Mildred
>. Fulton, to J. Reilv Hamilton. 2005
North Sixth street. The wedding will
take place in the near future. '
Entertained Sunday School Class
Mrs. Emily E. Miller entertained
the members of her Sunday school
class of Grace M. E. church, at Over
view, the summer home of Postmaster
Cures Eczema, Galls, Dandruff
and all skin eruptions.
WM. DEISS, 920 N. 2nd St.
FOURTH and WALNUT STREETS
and Mrs. Frank C. Sites, yesterday. !
Those present were:
Misses Bess Hubley. Martha Moil- j
roe, Jessie Kishpaugh. Gertrude Fike,
Dorothy Johnson. Mrs. Emily E. Miller,
Mrs. ,T. C. Johnson, Mrs. Bruce Taylor
and Postmaster and Mrs. Sites.
MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM
Paxtang Cemetery Will Be Scene of
Impressive Services Held by
Post No. I Itt
The following program will be ear- j
ried out by the Colonel *>. G. Simmons
Po«t. No. 116. Department of Jenusvl- j
vania G. A. R., to be held at the Pax
tang Cemetery, Monday, May 31. at 1
Sounding the "Assembly," Harry
D. Sollenberger; singing, " M/r Country!
'tis of Thee,'' school children; prayer,
the Kev. Harry B. King, pastor Pax
tang Presbyterian church; singing, se
lected. school children; poem, "The
Collier's Funeral," Miss Jennie E. Mc-
Guire; address, the Rev. Harry B.
King: services by members ot' Colonel
S. G. Simmon's Post, No. 116, G. A. R.;
music, "Nearer My God to Thee,"!
Drum Corps Camp, No. 15, Sons of Vet
eran: prayer, Post Chaplain Isaa.- Haif- j
leigh: address. Commander Dr. William
T. Bishop; General Logan'» Order No.
11, Comrade William H. Moore; Lin
coln s address, Comrade James D. Salts-;
man; responsive service, Comrades Wil
liam Urich, George L Sellers an 1 Z. T.
Baltoser; saluting the dead. Guard of
Camp No. 15, Sons of Veterans; bena- j
diction, the Rev. Harry B. King; taps, j
Harry D. Sollenberger; strewing of
WIVES WILLApD MEETING
Members of Alricks Association Have
Planned a "ladles' Night," Which
Will Be Held To-morrow Evening
Members of the Alricks Association
have planned to "let their wives in on
it" at the monthly social meeting
which will be held at 8 o'clock to-mor
row evening at St. Andrew's parish
house. Nineteenth and Market streets.
The association has been looking for
ward to "Ladies' Night" for some
weeks. The guests of the evening are
not limited to wives, for unmarried
members have the privilege of bring
I ing a lady, too.
The executive committee of the as
i sociation has arranged a program of
! interest with a view of showing the
: women how the usual meetings are con
ducted. The program will include
' hymns and songs, solos by members of
the association, graphophone selections
, and other numbers. Refreshments will
be served at the close.
Miss Getter a June Bride
Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Getter, 1921
j Market street, have issued invitations
[ for the wedding of their daughter, Ma
rie, to Carl Porter Rapp, which will be
I solemnized Wednesday afternoon. June
j 9, at 4.3 ft o'clock in Bt. Andrew's
i Protestant Episcopal church. The cere
| inony will be performed by the Rev.
| James F. Bullitt and will be followed
Iby a reception at the homo of the
HARRISBUHO STAR-INDEPENDENT, THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 27, 1915.
Y. W. C. A. DEDICATORY
SERVICES DELD TO-DAY
ImpraulT* Service Held This After
noon in the John Y. Boyd Hall,
Followed by One This Evening In
Pine Street Church
Dedicator? services of the Young
Women's Christian Association, Fourth '
and Walnut streets, which will be almost
! wholly religious, will -be held this after
noon and evening, starting at 4 o'clock
i in the John Y. Boyd hall, with a re
sponsive service, Mrs. John W. Reily,
At this service Sherwood G. Eddy,
I International Secretary of the Y. W.
I C. A. work in Asia, was present and
j gave a vivid, forceful ten-minute talk.
The afternoon program included a
I prayer by the Rev. 'Henry W. A. Han
-1 son, a solo bv Mrs. Wilour P. Harris,
: presentation of the keys bv E. Z. Wal
' lower, dedicatory service, led bv the
president. Mrs. John W. Reily: prayer
by the 'Rev. James K. Bullitt and bene
' diction by the Rev. Ellis X. Kremer.
The evening service will be held at
the Pine Street Presbyterian church at i
S o'clock, with the Rev. Dr.
' S. Mudge. pastor, presiding.
Mr. Eddy wil make the principal ad
! dress of the evening and a number of
| men prominent in young men and worn
: en's association work will speak. There
will be no collection taken at either
PARTY FOR p MORGAN
Central High School Girls' Club of
Y. W. C. A. Entertained
The Central High school vlub of the
i Y. \V. C. A. gave a farewell party last
night for Mis.- Dorothy Morgan, exten
sion secretary. Supper was served in
the club room to twenty-five members
and guests. During the course of the
evening Miss Beulah Starry presented
Miss Morgan with a beautiful brooch.
Those ] resent were:
•Miss Beulah Starry. Miss Josephine
Zug, Miss June Beard. Miss Margaret
i Musselman. Miss Jesse Lebo, Miss
Beatrice Runkie, Miss Hazel Snow,
; Miss Ruth Starry, Miss Alida Bucke
i lew. Miss Miriam Hoopes, Miss Ruth
' Spotts. Miss Helen Runkie, Miss Mil
j dred Runkie, Miss Pauline Miller, Miss
Katherine Schillinger, Marguerite Reyn
i olds. Miss Alvirda E. Hertzler. Miss
! Eleanor Weaver, Miss Grace s*aul. Miss
' Esther Demmv. Miss Jennie Ery, Miss
| Mary Laudenslager.
FORMER RESIDENT TO WED
Dr. B. Wallace Hamilton Will Marry
Miss Derstine, of New
Invitation? have been issued by
Mr. an Mrs. Lee Brenton Derstine. of
New York, for the marriage of their
■ laughter. Mies Florence Seres Der
stine, to Dr. B. Wallace Hamilton, in
Madison Avenue Presbyterian church,
New York City, on Wednesday, June
9. Dr. Hamilton is a son of Dr. Hugh
Hamilton, of this city, where he spent
his youth up to his graduation from
the University of Pennsylvania's
For the past ten years Dr. Hamilton
has been practising his profession 111
New York City, being connected with
the staff of the Presbyterian hospital
ami other institutions and prominent
in the College of Physicians and Sur
geons of Columbia University. Dr.
Hamilton has also been i frequent con
tributor to medical, scientific and other
"POP CONCERT" TO-NIGHT
Benefit Entertainment Will Be Held at
Interest which has been aroused by
the "Pop Concert" which will be held
to-night in St. Andrew's parish house,
Nineteenth and Market streets, for the
benefit of St. Andrew's kindergarten
indicates a large attendance. The
'Pop Concert" has proved its name by
its popularity in other cities, but the
one to-night will be the first held in
this city. Refreshments will be served
to guests during the program.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bingham, 642
Dauphin street, announce the birth of
a daughter. Winifred Helena. Monday,
May 24. Mrs. Bingham was Miss Eliza
beth M. Kennedy, of Enola. prior to
Mr. and Mrs. C. Roy Hollingsworth,
1807 Rudy street, announce the birth
of a son Stanley Evans Hollingsworth,
Sunday, May 16. Mrs. Hollingsworth
was Miss Cora Yiugst, of Hummels
Visiting in Washington, D. C.
Dr. and Mrs. Silas C. Swallow, of
Camp Hill, are spendinu the week in
Washington, D. C., visiting parishion
ers of forty years ago and noting the
wonderful improvements of a decade.
En Koute to California
Mr. and Mrs. George T. Musser and
daughters, Martha and Sarah, of Wash
ington, D. C., are visiting friends in
the city en route to California, where
they will spend several months at the
Mrs. Louise Eshelman
Mrs. Louise Eshelman, wife of
! Mathias Eshelman, died yesterday at
I her home in Lemoyne. The funeral wil!
Jbe held Saturday morning at 10
o'clock from her home, after which
I services will be held in the Lemoyne
| Evangelical church. Interment will he
I in the Camp Hill cemetery.
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News of Persons
Who Come and Go '
Miss Minett Dembo and Lee Dembo,
of Lancaster; Miss Clarabell Claster,
'Miss Anna Shulman, Cyrus Heckert and j
Lee Ijchtenstein. of this city, have re
turned from a motor trip to Lefoauou
Robert Ho lit, a sophomore at State
College, was appointed first lieutenant
and battalion adjutant for next years'
Penn State army organization.
Mrs. George ' E. Etter and Miss
Eleanor Etter, 209 Pine street, have re
turned from a visit in Philadelphia.
Mrs. Hartville Wall, 27 North Fif
teenth street, has returned from York.
The Rev. and Mrs. W. W. Hartmau
and daughter, Louise, 1000 North Sixth
street, have returned home from a two
days' visit at Tyrone.
Mrs. 0. E. Huber and daughter. Mil
dred, have returned home to Philadel
phia, after a month's visit with the
former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James
Pennell, 1525 North Sixth street.
Miss Flossie Wandell, of Battle
'Creek, Michigan, is the guest of Mrs.
W. R. Frank, of Fort Washington.
Mrs. Leroy F. Abernathv and daugh
ter, Dorothy, of Hickory, N. C.. arrived
last night 'to be the guest of Mrs. M.
K. Sourbeer, of the Donaldson.
Mr. and Mrs. 'Samuel Hepford, 2043
North Fourth street, and Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Jordan. 223 Mac lay street, were
in Newport yesterday attending the
funeral of Russell Kipp. Mr. Kij p was j
a former resident of this city.
Mrs. Harry J. Frank and daugh
ter. of Rochester, New York, who spent
the past month with the former's par
ents, Mr. and 'Mrs. Thomas H. Johnston,
3020 North Second street, left to-day
for a visit to Millersburg.
Chester Bratten, 308 North street, is j
spending several davs in Washington, j
Miss (Mary Elizabeth Franks, of
IFort Washington, has returned home
after a several days' stay with her j
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Johnston, 3020 North Second street.
Mrs. John Black, 201 South Sev
enteenth street, is spending a week at
Mr. and IMrs. Adolph Prince and !
family motored from Pottstown and
i spent several days with Mr. and IMrs.
Wolf Freedman, 203 'Harris street, en
' route to Carlisle, where they were
j guests of their son. Joseph Leonard
| Prince, wlio is a student at Dickii.son
I < 'ollege.
Mrs. Brubaker, of Williamsport. is
tlu guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
j H. Gaul, of the Cameron extension.
Miss Mary Cooper, 600 North street,
is visiting relatives in Reading.
'Miss Mary Glass, of Philadelphia, '
has returned home after a visit with :
the 'Misses Shnlman, 632 Foster street.
Miss Lillian Rhinehart, of 523 Fors
ter street, will leave Saturday for
Brooklyn, N. Y., where she will spend |
the summer with her brother, Jesse
Archibald Black, 201 South Seven
teenth street, has returned from a trip
to Philadelphia and Atlantic City.
Mrs. J. M. Donegan and John Done
gan, Jr., 1322 Berryhill street, are the
guests of Scranton friends.
Miss Erica Murphy, who has been
spending the winter at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank S. Stewart, 224 Cres
-1 cent street, ha? returned to her home in
Clarke P. Horn, 204 Walnut street,
returned yesterday from a visit with
his parents, 'Mr. and 'Mrs. L. S. Horn,
of Donaldson, Pa.
Plan to Overcome Flood Danger
Wilkes-Barre, Pa., May 27.—Cit
izens from seven municipalities border
ing on the Susquehanna river yesterday
met in this city with representatives of
1 the Chamber of Commerce and Con
gressman John J. Casey and discussed
[ plans for the overcoming of the flood
danger which this section faces with
| each spring freshet. Invitations were
' sent out to every municipality between
| West Pittston and Nanticoke.
What He Saved
"Good!" shouted the friend of the
bibliophile as the latter emerged from
' 'he burning house carrying a bundle of
j books. "Did you save your Shakes
"No," replied the bibliophile, comb
j ing a spark out of his whiskers. "I
■ saved my Bacon."
NEW HILL DIIIMi STOIIE
Chas. H. Reese Opens Up-to-Date Phar-j
maty at 18tli and Rogina Streets ,
The formal opening of Charles H. j
Reese's "New Drugstore on the Hill,"
at Eighteenth and Regiua strets, is an
nounced for the week from Friday, May j
28. to Saturday, June 5.
The new store is elegantly fitted up
with new fixtures of the latest ty,e.
The shelving and c;.ses are finely fin-1
isheil quarter oak with French plirte ;
mirror . anels. The soda fountain is of ;
the very latest type and is known as
the icole.ss. It embodies all of the re
cent improvements anil is strictly sani
tary. The latest anil finest fountain
beverages and sundaes will be served.
Everything is new and inviting in |
Mr. Keese was formerly a resident of ,
Harrisibutg. He left this city in 1903 !
to attend the Philadelphia College of
Pharmacy from which he graduated in
1906. Berore returning to Harrisburg
he owned and managed a successful j
drug store in Philadelphia for over five
P. It. It. SOCIETY INCREASES
Mutual Benefit Association Receives j
137 Applications For Membership
One hundred and thirty-seven up- \
plications for membership were receiv- ;
ed last night at the regular meeting
of the Pennsylvania Railroad Mutual
Benefit association, which met with an i
attendance of 234 members in Odd
Fellow's hall. 304 North Second
street. Since the organization of the
association a few years ago the mom
, bcrship roll has increased to 1,587.
Plans were discussed for organizing a
mutual band in the near future. The
' association will hold a picnic on Satur
| day, Juno 26.
On account of the large lutni'ber
j attending the meetings it has been
I decided to hold the future meetings in •
! Chestnut street auditorium. The time j
of the meetings has also been changed '
to the fourth Monday of each mouth j
instead of the last Wednesday. This
chtnge will go into etfect following
the next meeting.
TECH'S HONOR ROI L HELD UP !
Delay Caused By Absence of Student
Taking U. S. Exams
; The honor roll at the Technical High
! school will be delayed probably till ,
next week with a view of giving Nor
man Stitoler, one of the seniors, a
. chance to make a place for himself on
! the roll.
Stiteler, it is said, stands high in
his class. He has been named as the
alternate from this district to the gov
ernment military academy at West
Point, and at the present time is at
| Columbus, 0., takirog the eutrance ex-
I aminations for that institution. He will
return Saturday and take a special
examination granted him toy the Tech
The other seniors have been exam
! ined but their ranking will be held un
til after Stiteler's papers are marked.
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For DECORATION DAY !
3 for '<2s cts. Per dozen, 85 cts.
10 cts to $2.00
HUMES SEED CO.
100-8 South Second Street
Open Saturday Evenings
will be open daily except Sunday at
The H*rrisburg Polyclinic Dispensary
3 p. in., at its new location, Front and
Harris streets, for the free treatment
of the worthy poor.
♦ » i
| The Daily Fashion Hint. |
A riding habit that includes a coat with
the new godet flare. This coat is adorned
with bands and buttons of striped linen.
Academy to Hold Exams
With the opening of to-morrow
morning and the olosing of Tuesday
afternoon session the final examinations I
of the Harrisbnrg Academy will he j
held. The examinations to-morrow
will he plane geometry, trigonometry,
United States iHistory, English, physics
and Greek. On Monday examinations
will be conducted in Latin, geography
and French and on Tuesday civics,
German and algebra.
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ness is the one which, in addition to affording absolute
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1/ is on the basis of efficiency and absolute safety
combined that we invite your patronage. Our capital
and surplus of $600,000.00 and conservative manage- ,
ment afford absolute protection for your deposits, and
we feel sure we can serve you in accordance with your
To the formal opening of
the New Drug Store on the
Hill you are cordially invited
during Memorial Week, BYi
da.v to Saturday, May '2Bth
to June fith, when we will
show our line of Perfumes,
Toilet Articles and Sundry
Drug Store Goods.
To introduce our Iceless
Soda Fountain, we will serve
you during this week with
your favorite drink, free,
with each cash purchase.
When in need of anything
in a hurry from the Drug
Store, .just phone. Then you
will know what Prompt Drug
Store Service means.
We aim to please.
We will serve every one with
a glass of soda FREE who pre- [
sents the following coupon on
Friday, May 2Hth.
Good for One Glass
Friday, May 28.
I I'resemt at Reese's New Drug
18th and Regina Sts.
CHAS. H. REESE, P.D.
18th and Regina Sts.
Ats to Jarley
"That man Jarley is wituout any
[exception the most inaccurate man t
ever knew," said Dobson. "Tell mej
Jones, does he ever get anything
"Oh, yes," replied Jones. "Any
thing that is left Jarley will always get