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NEWS - TIMES NEWS - TIMES AND TELEGRAM Morning AfcL THE NEWS, ALL THE TIME Evening ;8 PAGES - - 64 COLUMNS TODAY READING, THURSDAY MORNING, 'AUGUST 1918 THE READING 358 ON TWO CASUALTY LISTS i , 197 Reported on the Evening Roll and 161 on the Morning WASHINGTON, Aug. 21. Th following casualties were reported this evening: Killed in action, 21; missing in action, 65; wounded severely, 81; died from accident and other causes, 2; died of disease, - 4; wounded (degree undetermined), 23; prisoner, 1. Total. 197. - . Killed in Action Lieutenants Or - ville P. Johnson, Albany, N. T.;s Elmer Burdett Nelson, Pontiac, Mich.; Sergeants Samuel" A. Goldenberg, New Tork, N. Y.; Eddie Lee, Narrows, Ky.; Charles Keardon, Sharps - Tille, Fa. Corporals Floyd Ibbotson, Dowagiac, Mich.; Morris Lynchick, Brooklyn, N., Y.; Privates Isaac Allen, Bay Shore, Mich.; Andrew Anrz - eajezyk, Chicago, 111.; Rudolph W. , iBergquist. Rockford, 111.; Clarance Borror, Winchester,' Ind.; Grant L . Colton, Medina, N. Y. ; - Arch D. Cumpton, Altus, Ark.; Alfred J. Curtis, Lewiston, Me.; Mark Ira Iuane. Mellen, Wis.; Edward J. Gal - aka, Milwaukee, Wis.; Guy George, Boston, Mass.; Paul Norhet, West Franklin, 111.; Sylvester S. Sanders, Kwng, Neb.; Helmet Stever, Mellon, Wis.; Daniel J. Wansie, Kulpmont, Pa. Died of Disease Privates Julian W. Baldwin. East Orange, N. J.; JJohn L. Bower, Covington, Ga.; reorge S. Edwards, Astoria, L. I., N. 13T.; Dock Ross, lloman, Ark. Died of Accident and Other "Causes Privates Alphns C. Robey, A lexn n d ri a , Va . ; Nicholas Hi ggins, Npw Haven, Conn. Wounded severely: John F. Craft, Holly Springs, Mich.; C. E. Ihrle, Keridalvllle, Ind.; Clarence S. Noble, Green Bay, Wis.; Henry A. Riecke, Meriden. Conn.; Charles F. Glasgow, (Shenandoah, la.; Vera G. Milum, VI - jDla, Wis.: William G. Moller, Cham - tpaign. 111.; Hugh Smith Thompson, Chattanooga, Tenn.; Sergeants Clarence J. Miller, Oshkosh, Wis.; Benjamin A. Pierce. Burlington, la.; Ignatz Rajski, Jr., Milwaukee, Wis.; George W. Goodman, Salisbury, N. O.; Corporal Elwell Otis Cook, Kalamazoo. Mich; Frank H. Raymond, Kent City, Mich.; Clair A. Wallace, Ihinbar,' W. Va.; Alois Zopancic, jHaokctt. Pa.: Kenneth N. Macleod, Rice Lake, Wis. ; Raymond J. Mce - igan, Northampton, Mass.; Joe A. Miles, Oxford, Mich.: Joseph Nied - hola, Turner's Falls, Mass.; Henry John Reese, Marshfield, Wis.'; Ernest F. Schmith, Southington, Conn.; Raymond Stirk, Marlboro, Mass.; Bugler Roman Padowski, Milwaukee, Wis.; Mechanic Louis Gencio, Windsor Locks, Conn.; Privates Ernest W. A daws, Westminster Station, Vt. : William E. Carr, Bridgeport, Conn.: Oomenico Cerio, Cleveland, O.; ; Anthony Cwek, Thomaston, Conn.; Michael Detell, Youngstown, O.; Alfred G. Garvin, Roxbury, Mass.; Clarence T. Hendricks, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Albert Jacobs, Burn - side, Conn.; Albert S. James, Wall - ingford. Conn.: James B. Jones, jLwslie, S. C; William McGuire. Co - Jumbus. O.; John Hugh Northrup, Flint, Mich.: Henry Schwer, Chicago,, 111.; Walter S. Slavinski, Mender, Conn.; Andrew Stempien, New Britain. Conn.; James Iven Sutton, Cambrklxe, Kan.; Arthur Major Brown, Daeoma, Okla.; Claud D. Harbison, Monticello, Ark.; Daniel STealy, Hartford, Conn.: Roy Hicks, Somers, Iowa: Philip Kenney, New "fork, N. Y.: Felix Lembardi, Italy; Frederick B. Loomis, Yalesville, Conn.; Anthony G. Palladino, iWaterbury, Conn.; Emmet Rose - , Ikrans, Hixton. Wis.; Michael Soko - lowsky, Keer, Russia; Henry L. Lar - Bon, Winfleld, Wis.; Peter P. Leml - eux. Taftville, Conn.; James J. Me - lAuliffe, Hartford, Conn.; Arthur Mc - Ginnis, Rice Iako, Wis.; George Ernest Marson, Detroit, Mich.; Albert Molenkamp, Ferrysburg, Mich.; Jas. O'Brien, Boxbury, Corin.; Thomas 3F O'Brien, Hartford, Conn,; Daniel J. O'Leary, Worcester, Mass.; James Bassedb, Vernon, N. Y.; Joseph !Pelkey, Craniteviile, Mass.; Clinton jReeves, Crandall, Tenn.; John W. Keid, Waco, Texas; Leroy M. Roberts, Gladsonbury, Conn.; Frank Rose, Shelbyville, Mich.; John Skul - ekl, Thomaston, Conn.; Grover Smith, Covin, Ala.; Henry G. Stolte, Chicago, 111.; Charles J. Stopka, Baltimore, Md.; Guy C. Sullivan, Coldwater, Mich.; Alfred E. Swan - son, New Britain, Conn.; Arthur F. Thompson, Burlington, Vt.; Ray Timmons, Paw Paw, Mich.; Edmond J. Toomey, New Britain, Conn.; Joseph F. Tracy, Hartford, Conn.; MyrI F. United, Ivazeysburg, O.; Edwin Valley, New Bedford, Mass.; Charlie M. White, Meadorsville, Ky.; William E. White, Mooers Falls, N. Y.; Walter Zambreski, New Britain, Conn. Wounded (Degree Undetermined) Sgt. Solon Prince, Springfield, Mass. Corporals David G. Gourley, Chicago, Il;.l William H. Holtmon, Quincy, 111.; Henry C. Hyslop. Chicago. 111.; Stewart E. Musehott, Joliet, 111.; William A. Veech, Ot - tnrawa, Iowa.; Carrol Nelson, Bedford, Iowa. I Privates Henry P. Garside, Jr., Fall River, Mass.; Bruno S. Grande, Chicago, 111.; ' Joseph Hennessy, Chicago, 111.; Delmar Hudson, Ponder, ; Mo.; Loyd H. McKibban, Fort Des Moines, Iowa; John - P. Miner, Juverne, Minn.; Henry C. Nation, lAlbia, Iowa; Thomas R. Schubert. Chicago, 111.; Albert L. Schwenck, Chicago, 111.; Charles E. Shocklny, Ames, Iowa; Charles J. Stanley, Canon' Citv, Colo.; Walter Sulkowski. Chicago, 111.", John Wagner, Council r.l tiffs, la.: Frank M. Walhnim, til.: Cecil M. Ward, Glenwood. Iowa.; Hnry G. Zyburt, Chiiso, IU. ' V' - ; - .., Missing in action Lieuts. George P. Glenn, Lynchburg," Va.; George W. Puryear, Memphis, Tenn.; Sergts. Elmer Auchenpangh, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Francis M. Keller, South Whitney, Ind.; Frank Latimr, Water - bury, Conn.;' Corps. E. , A - Browne, Westland, R. I.; . Hugo Garbaden, New York, N. Y.; John D. Grover, Loven, Mo.; Michael F. McCarthy, Waterbury, Conn.; Martin J. Mc - Hugh, Jr., Binghamton, N. Y.; Steve Nikoloff, Walnut Grove, Minn.; Earl R. Scott, Waterbury, Conn.; John Frank Smith, Chicago," 111,; James F. Walsh, Westbury, N. Y.; Bugler James Michael Bensch, Binghamton, N. Y.; Privates Henry C. Barne Center," Miss.; Harlan W. Chamberlain, Brandon, Vt.; Jack Cnmp, Mtnerwrille, Pa.; Hyman Flshfanger, New York, N. Y.; Francis Aloysious Ford, Jersey City Heights, N. J.; Eugene D. Haire, Enosberg Falls, Vt; Ernest Joseph Hannig, Wheeling, W. Va.; Chardes L. Kaurtn, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Jack N. Korda, Hartford, Conn.; Joe Lpukitis. Ladd, 111.; Michael p. McGormick, Choco - nnt, Sasqqnehanna Co., Pa.; Thomas F. McLaughlin, Otsego, Mich.; John P. Mahoney, Winchester, . Mass.; Thomas Morrison', S. Manchester, Conn.; Edward J. O'Brien, Worcester, Mass.; John O'DonneTl, Woburn, Mass.; William Otto, Chelsea, Mass.; Robert C. Ray, Cowpens, S. Car.; Robert Robinson, Rosindale, N. Y.; Raymond J. Rosseel, Worcester, Mass.; John W. Ryan, Providence, R. I.; Andrew J. Satti, New London, Conn.; William H. Skeets, Lockpori; N. Y.; Frank Stanlski, Philadelphia.; Thompson O. Teal, Eoko, Ga.; Alexander P. Thompson, Winchester, N. H.S Earnest R. Ward, Morrisville. Vt.; Amos T. White, Houlton, Maine; Richard C. White, Newport, N. H.; Bryan W. Wilbur, St. Panl, Minn.; Frank W. Woods, Wobum, Mass.; Porter Raulerson, West Palm Beach, Fla.; Ralph J. Reil. Franklin, N. H.; Edward Henry Rennie, Binghamton, N, Y.; Archie Ii. Rowley, WarrPn. Pa.; Clyde Savage, Bangor, Maine; Charles P. Schildknerht, Binghamton, N. Y.; Donald E. Scott, Syracuse, N. Y.; Ixn B. Simmons, Tupelo, Ark.; Henry Simons, Philadelphia, Pa; ; Frank Skeets, Lockport. N. Y.; John Snbonslri, Scranton, Pa,; John T. Stinison. PhiladclrihSa; Eddie Clyde Taylor, Middletown, Mo.; General Trent, Luther, Tenn.; George E. Turner, Providence, R. I.; Nick Vistay, Mingo Junction, Ohio: Anson Wager. Rhinebeck, N. Y.; Albert F. Waters, Worcester, Mass.; Alex Wil - sky, Lincoln, N. H. Prisoner. Private Michael Viola, Philadelphia, Pa. MARINE CORPS CASUALTIES The following casualties are reported by the Commanding General of the American Expeditionary Forces: ' Killed in action, 5; Died of wounds received in action, 1; Total, 6. Killed in Action. Sergeant Herman C. Seib, New York, City. Privates Lawrence F. Ernst East Aurora, N. Y.; Guy D. Hoxie, Ottawa, Ill.;George Newitt, Kingston, Pa,; Leonard S. Opheim, Williamsburg, Va. Died of Wonnds Received in Actic - n Private Lawrence H. Capehart, Jefferson ville, Ind. ' Day List. ' The following casualties were reported this morning: Killed in action, 24; missing in action, 64; wounded severely, 47; died of wounds, 9; total, 144; died of disease, 2; wounded (degree undetermined), 15; total, 161. Killed in Action Major James A. McKenna, New York. N. Y.; Lieut. Ray C. Dickop, West Bend, Wis.; Sergeants William Boyle, Steubens - ville, O.; Harry N. Kendall, Shenandoah, Iowa; Wagoner Edward Man - ley, Weedsport, N. Y.; Corporal John J. Kane, Jersey City, N. J.; Privates Walter ' E. Akeley, Port Angeles, Wash.; Roch Bantkowski, South Chicago, 111.; Harvey Andrew Gullick - son, Neenah, Wis.;. R. D. Hilt, Lafayette, Ind.; Anton F. Kersher, For - estville, Wis.; Howard L. Nidle, Great Falls, Mont; Charles Rodel, New York, N. Y.; Dennis Strong, Tunk - hannook, Pa.; Frank A. Block, Milwaukee, Wis.; Clarence L Carter, Rochester, N. . Y. ; Joseph Cloutier, Schenectady, N. Y.; Harold Davis, Watson, W. Va.; Clarence R. Gold, Huntsville, Ala,; George R. Norris, Indianapolis, Ind.; Curtis J. Wilson, Hawley, Pa.; Benjamin Cardosi, Galloway, O.; Albert S. Grant, Sutler, Pa - ; Glenn , L. Howard, St Paul, Minn.' ':v: . 'Died of Wounds Sergeant Patrick '.Bell, Address not given; Corporal Sidney Kelly, Keto. Kas.; Privates Claud T. Ann is, Adrian, Mich.; Henry J. Boeckner, Plymouth, Neb.; Luke Box, Hazen. Ark. ; Earnest Divine, Waddy. Ky.; .Frank Korejcek, Chicago, ni.; Finn L. . Nelson, Bris - tow, Neb.; Philip M. Paulson, Beach, N. Dak. Died from disease: Corp. Lloyd E. Brown, . Private Patrick Daniel Litton, Potosi( Mo. Wounded severely: Lieut. John Donald Spencer, Oshkosh, Wis.; Sergt Leo J. Brown, Farmington, Me.; Sergt Andy Frisko, Babin, Austria; Sergt. Axel M. Lee, . Concord, Mass.; Corp. William W. Adkins, Williamson, W. Va.; Corp. John Chicosky, Ftorest City, Pa,; Corp. John W. Harris, Haverhill, Mass. ; Corp. Robert L. Roberts, Knobnos - ter, Mo.; Corp. Edmond B. Constine, Keene, N, H.; Corp. Herbert C. Coul - man, Lynn, Mass.; Corp. Edward Hintz, New Britain, Conn.; Corp. Burton K. Walker, Richmond, Ark.; Bugler Arthur L. Gaulin, Worcester, Mass.; Musician Charles : Bonde, Livermore, CaL; Privates Frank T, Connelly, Lynn, Mass.; Arthur Jan - nalle, Lynn, Mass.; Lewis Payne, Charleston, O.; Chester A. Richardson, Haverhill, Mass.; James B. Richardson, Chesaning, Mich.; Phillip Rose, Di Ovellina, Italy; Jestie William Stallings, Gilkey, N. C; Peter Valerio, no emergency name or address; Corrado Corradino, Portland, Me.; James D. Demingware, Swanton Jet, Vt; John F. Ennis, Northampton, Mass. ; John Fesco, New York, N.VY.; John H. Gallagher, Stoneham, Mass.; Garfield L. Joslyn, Blaine, Me.; Everett H. Keyes, Worcester, Mass.; Michael Lajeunesse, Cahoes, N. Y.; George Leeright, Burley, Idaho; Robert W. Martin, Pottsville, Pa.; Joseph Scan - nell, Hamilton, Mass.; William Anderson, New Britain, Conn.; Andrew Arrigonl, New York, N. Y.; Jesse Avery, Duke, N. C; Alex Balough, Wallingford, Conn.; Frank Berry, Johnson City, 111.; Thre Blnre, Scranton, Pa.; Lewis P. Carlile, Lo - meta, Texas; Frederick Dransfelt, Elmwood, Conn.; Arthur .Elkins, Dixon, Mo.; Stanley J. Frodema, Chicopee, Mass.; pat Gravette, New Port. Ark.; William Grill, Rhinelan - der. Wis.; Martin Johnson, Dane, Wis.; Robert S. Jones, Schuylerville, N. Y. Wounded (Degree Undetermined) Corporals Leslie A. Batdorf, Sha - moktn, Pa.; William F. Boogar, Provincetown. Mass.; John W. Chit - ty, Brawley. Cal. Privates Bert Ab - biss, Staffordshire, England ; John L. Carmean, Chillicothe, Ohio; James Licata, Ribirra, Italy; Denis Roe, W. Brighton S. I., N. Y.; William Sheets, Oblong, 111.; Harry Vandor - drink, Praire de Chien, Wis; Jack Vitale, New York, N. Y.; Noland O. Wooden, Bogard, Mo.; Michael Ze - wiskey Arch bald, Pa.; Ignac Bis, Coughlin, Worcester, Mass.; Vernon Martin, Carroll, Henry Co., Ky. Missing in Action Lieutenants Fred W. Norton, Columbus, Ohio; A. M. Roberts, Birmingham, Ala. Corporals Walter H. Keirsey, Philadel phia, Pa.. Bugler James J. Hcney, I i - nnaoejpma, Pa.; Wagoner, Kd - mund C. Meyer, Philadelphia. Pa. Privates Guy Crawford, Colson,Ky.; Domenica Di Cicco, Phihidelphia, Pa.; Ambrose N Dnfner, Pittsburgh, Pa,; Harry Dunkel, Knox, Pa.; Ed ward H. Hory, York, Pa.; Walter H. Gabol, Philadelphia, Pa.; Raymoml H. Gibbons, Dnnmore, Pa.; William F. Bolui, Scranioii, Pa.; Max Br - land, Philadelphia, Pa.fc Harry Box - man, Philadelphia, Pa.; Watson An - stine Bradley, Moorestown, N. J.; Joseph Brisk. Miner Mills, Pa; Walter R. Brink, Williamsport, Pa.; Charlie F. Carstens, Ashton, Sherman Co., Neb.; Harry Cohen, Elizabeth, N. J.; Michael P. Dicocco, Schenectady, N. Y.; Harry F. Dreyer, Philadelphia! Pa,; Ole Egge, Nunda, S. D.; Carl C. Endcrlin, Pittsburgh, Pa.: Salvatore Fazio, Passaic, N. J. ; Edward A. Featherstone , Wilkes - Barre, Pa.; William Fcnstermaeher, Bowmans - ifcown, Pa,; Gniseppe Filippeni, Ard - more, Pa,; Leslie Fisher, Evansville, Wis.; Joseph Freda Sicilia, Italy; Alex Greehavick, 1 Minsk, Russia; Leslie Haywood Hale, Eclectic, Ala.; George Hanish, Old Forge, Pa,; Aloyslns Hlckey, Kenneth Square, Pa,; Steven Kowesza, Jersey City, N. J.; Joseph M. Lavin, Olyphant, Pa,; Arthur Libera tore, Philadelphia, Pa.; MIKE AND IKE THEY LOOK ALIKE Guatav A. Longerman, Pittsbnrgh, Pa.; Alex Melnick. Kiev, Russia; William H. Moore, . Philadelphia, PiL; "Frank , Nesanovic, Baltimore, Md.; Gassimcre, Nlrita, Johnstown, Pa.; Bert "E. O'Conncll, Philadelphia, Pa.; Jnlius Onefresky, Malta - noy City, Pa.; Charles Opanovitx, Dickson City, Pa.; John apel, Otto - ville, Ohio; Arthur Perry, Philadelphia, Pa.; Willie Portier, Brunswick, Ga.; William R. Renner, Danrllle, Pa.; Pete Rodovanitch, " Dulcino, Montenegro; Harry E. Ro therm el, .Ulentown, Pa.; Nicholas Rossin, Butler, Pa.; Edward F, Ryngwalski, Buffalo, N. Y.; Lc H. Schissler, Philadelphia, Pa.; Bennie Schnitzer, Newark, VN. J. Pripales Edward S. Showaker, Philadelphia, Pa.; Chas. H Simmons, Philadelphia, Pa.; Clark H. Snyder, Bloomsburg, Pa,; Klmer E. Snyder, Bloomsbnrg, Pa.; Joseph Walter Steele, Woodland, Cal.; Kaz - imien Stomka, ' Leechhurg, Pa.; William F. Thompson, Roundup, Mont; Joseph Kakessewski, Philadelphia, Pa.; Benjamin Wolfson, Woodbine, N. J. Corrections. With reference to previous report, name of Private - Theofil .Knofskl should be classified under "Died of accident and other causes" instead of "Died of disease.". Private Joseph Ruffo should be classified under "Killed in action" instead of "Missing in action." POTTSTOWN LAD OFF TO SIBERIA Walter Quinter First Borough Lad to Leave For Russia. Other News POTTSTOWN, Awe. 21. Mr. and Mrs. James Quinter, 362 Cherry street, received word from their son, Waiter Quinter, who is in the regular army, that he has sailed with other American troops for Siberia, Russia. The troops left one of California's ports. Quinter is probably one of the first Pottatown boys to be sent to Siberia in conjunction with the Administration's plans in the present world war. Suspicious Lad Arrested. ; Ijawrenoe Focht, a lT - year - old youth, was caught by Officer Rauenzahn, on High street, near Hanover for beins a suspicious character. . When searched at tne Police Station a loaded revolver was found on him. On Tuesday morning the youth attracted Orflcer RauenzahxTs attention when he was ween In the rear of a Hish street business, place. He is a son of Horace Focht,. 889 South street. " - ; ' Fjigagement Announced. The engagement of Miss A. Mildred Tounft, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ktmcr H. Young, 129 Walnut street, to Robert S. - Heffner, United States Medical Reserve Corp.. was announced at a dinner party tendered to friends of Miss Young at her home. Letter Tells of Death. ' Walter L. Weidner, the Pottstown boy h wao rennrtrt killed In action met his end on July 20th. Weidner, the former Com - j pany A lad, was a memoer oi n eaaquaners Company, of the 111th Infantry. The Information telling wnen ne was miiea was received m a leuer imm t - nvaie n - Han, w Shanlev a member of the same I unit. Shanley has written in letter to ms parent. Mr. ana Mrs. J. xi. anmicj, no North York street. Suit Over War Garden. Charred with killinir several chickens that invaded his war garden. Mike l.engyl, of Water street, was arraigned before 'inquire George A. Reifsnyder. of the Fitth want, the prosecutrix being his nelRhbor, Mrs. Lizzie KopchO. 'Squire Reif.tnyder Impressed upon Mrs. Kopcho that It was an offense to permit her oblekens to scratch in war gar - rin Mrs. Knncho collected $2 for the loss of the troublesome hens while she was obliged to pay Lngvl ror.tne nsmase mey had caused In the garden, ltngyl, however, paid the costs of the prosecution. . Moonlight Soiree. : The infhiemce of the war was not largely fAlt the moonlight soiree held by the classes of St. .lames' Lutheran Sunday School, .taught Dy Mrs.' I'jimer v. nratman, Mrs. M. .H. Richards, and Mrs. FVH. Xagle, at the residence and store of Mr. Richards. 04 Keim street. ; Those who served at the fete were: Table No, 1 - - Mrs. William Miller, Elizabeth Saylor. Adeline WetgoM. Elisabeth Van Horn and Orole VanHorn. Table No. 3 Mrs. tleorge Knoll. Iura Knoll. Edna Embody and T,ucie Embody, Tahle No. 3 Mrs. Horace Yergcy. Mrs. Cleveland Koons, Mrs. Joseph Fryer, Marion Knoll, Ruth Dilllplane and Mrs. Floyd Saylor. Table No. 4 Mrs. Elmer Chrtstman, Margaret Fredericks and Grace Frlck. Cake and Candy Table Mrs. William Wel - gold. Mrs. Irvrn Hartenstlne and Mrs. James VanHorn. Parcel Post Mrs. Arthur ' Frlck, Norma John, Bdna Webster, Ella May Koons, Margaret Oeary, Adam Helmbach and Clyde Van Horn. - Ice Cream and Soft Prtnk Table Norma John, Roscoe Tergey and Herbert Dllllplant. Supply Table Mrs. Charles nillipleTie, Mrs. Harry Swinehart and Mrs. Lieroy Oldt. .;, - .. . ORWIGSBURG ORVIGSBURG, Aug. 21. Cora C, wife of John Trivits, a former resident of Reading, died at the home of her father, Henry Yeager, on East Market street, of pulmonary trouble, at the age of 42 years, 8 months and 1 day. Besides her husband, she leaves one son, her parents and one brother. Funeral Saturday, Aug. 24. BIRDSBORO BIRDSBORO, ..Aug. ' 21. Lieut G..P. Chidrell, of Greenville, S. C married .Miss .Ethel Yost,, of Birds - boro, this evening, j Rev. W. F. Die - bert, of St.. Mark's Lutheran Church, Birdsboro, officiated at the ceremony. The groom is stationed at Camp Taylor, Ky. Representatives of the Emergency Fleet Corporation - delivered addresses to the men in the plants of the , Birdsboro" Steel Foundry and Machine Co. They urged a speeding up of the government work. The Boy Scouts of Birdsboro Troop "3 returned from the annual outing at Hopewell dam. Samuel Heffner moved his household goods to Downingtown, where he secured a position as foreman in a large steel foundry. ; Jesse McCorkle, Hook avenue, a long - time machinist employe of the Birdsboro Steel Foundry and Machine Co., resigned and this morning entered the employment of the Sun Shipbuilding Co., at Chester. ' Gibraltar GIBRALTAR, Aug. 21. Raymond E. Griffith, the blind evangelist, of Gouglersville, occupied the pulpit in St John's Union church, here, in place of, Rev. .Dr. J. V. George, of George.' ' - - . Miss Katie Hoffman, who spent a part of her vacation at Millersville and Harrisburg, has returned home. St. John's Union Sunday school will hold its annual picnic in Green's grove, Saturday, Aug. 24. Rev. W - F - Deibert, of Birdsboro, Lutheran pastor, will conduct 'harvest home service in St. John's Unjon church on Sunday, Aug. 25, "at 10. VIRGINVILLE vrRr;rNVTl,IE. Aug. 21. Sunday school services in St. Paul'o chapel on Sunday at 10 a. mi - . " Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Kelser, Miss Mary Keiser and sons. Adolph and Richard, of Pottstown, visited Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Wentzeu Mr. and Mrs. Edw." Stoudt and daughter, Evelyn, of Reading, spent a week with the family or - Milton s - icnraaer. The following visited Dr. and Mrs. M. L. Fritch: Richard Lefthart, Mr. Gross, Miss Seidel, Mrs. Samuel Fritch and Mrs. William Fritch, all of Reading: Mrs. Sarah Mengel, of Shoemakersville; Mr. and Mrs. William Burger. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Burger and daughter, Mrs. Louisa M. Richards, all of AMentown. Mr, and Mrs. William Merkel, of Kutz - town. called on th former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Merkel.. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Strasser and children, of near Windsor Castle, called on Mrs. Strasser's parents, Mr, and Mrs. Henry Seidel. Richard Trexler Is 111, and Drs. J. L. Hot - ienstetn, of Kutztown, and M. L. Fritch, of this place, attend.! , DAUBERVILLE " DAUBERVILLE, Ang. 21. Rev. h. R. Miller, or Hamburg, mstor of Relleman's, Church, will hold Harvest Home services on Sunday next at 2 p. m. Sunday school will meet at 1 p. m. , , ' Miller's cider mill made overtime this and last week. Some (JO loads of apples arrived, but only half of them were used. The remainder will be finished on Wednesday. Tuesday and Thursday are the only regular days each week. Phillips' bridge, en the road to Belleman's Church. Is finished. - All the traffic on Pottsvllle pike bound north detour through Daubervtlle on account of the state highway bridge being built near Mohrsville, The Daubervtlle Tee Company dispSAd of half of its .Ice. They are shipping S to 10 ears daily' - The masons have begun work on John C. Baltheser's new. house. Mrs. William Motz, of Reading. Is visiting her daushter, Mrs. John S. Noecker and family. GREENAWALT GREEN AW A LT , Aug. 21. Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Hoppes and daughters, Evelyn and Viola, of Kutztown, visited the ''family of Daniel Zettlemoyer, Frank Knerr. of Reading, visited the family of George Bond. ; Wellington Lutz and son Howard, and George Miller were at Hamburg. Edwin Berk visited the family of Henry Stump. Joel W. Miller and Oscar Snyder were at Hamburg and transacted, business. The following visited the family of Frank Miller: Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah S. Schap - pell, sons. Melvin, Robert and Foster, and daughter Pearl; Mr. and Mrs. George Schap - pell, son Leroy and daughter, and Mrs. Geo. Millar, all of Schappell's Dale; Mr. and Mrs. Leon Moyer and Mrs. Richard G. Trexler, of Virgin ville. , Mrs. Edwin Berk visited tile family of Harvey Zettlemoyer, near Klinesville. REINERT RF.INERT. Aug. 21. P. C. Weidner is beginning to harvest a big crop of peaches. Mr. Weidner is picking his first Elbertas this week. He sold his last Catmon. He has five different varieties that will be ready this week. Mr. Weidner received $1.50 - per basket for varieties that two years ago brought only ui) cents per basket. Some days the demand Is greater than the supply. Some farmers are busy plowing for fall seeding. The following threshed their oats from the field: John Sheetz. Elmer Cronrath, Henry Cronrath. John B. Schlttler, James Focse and Herman Foose. .The yield was above the average.. Amis Sejier caught a lot, of big carp In the Olev Furnace Mill Dana, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Oxenreider. of Reading, spent a day on the Von Ncida farm, here. . ' .... Copyright 1018, By R. L. Goldberg WERNF.RSV1LLE WERNERSVILLE, Aug.. 21 The funeral of William. C. Feather, the undertaker who was killed by a live wire, took place from his late residence. The body rested in a square solid mahogany, copper lined, trimmed with bronzed trimmings, casket and plate inscribed,, date of birth and death. The body was dressed in a black broad - cloth suit and covered with a slumber robe, a tribute from the Boyertown Burial Casket CO. After short services at the house the 'cortege proceeded to Hain's Reformed church where further services and interment was held. ' Rev. W. J. Kershner officiated. This is believed to have been the largest funeral ever held in this locality. The , people were conveyed to the church in 142 automobile? and 66 teams, and 1,700 people viewed th.e body. The bearers were selected from the Berks and Lebanon Funeral Dircctors' ' Association. Large delegations from the following organizations were present: Washington Camp, No. P. O.. S. of A.; William Penn' Com - mandery, No. 8, P. O. S. of A.; Lodge No. 835, I. O. O. F.; Junior Mechanics, of Sinking Spring, and the Citizens' Hose Co., of Wernersville. The floral tributes "were:, Asters, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Geiss; j asters. Reformed Sunday school; wreath of sago leaves and asters. Dr.; J. D. Moyer and family; wreath magnolia leaves and asters, family of George W. Wertz; asters, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Geiss;' sheaf of wheat andasters. Heck Bros.; wax wreath, Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Gaul and family; pillow, from wife; asters, - Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel " Reifsnyder and family; wreath of magnolia leaves and asters, Hain's Reformed choir; gladioluses, Clarence and Carrie; roses, granddaughter Thelma; gladioluses, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gibney; gladioluses, Winnie and Mabel; asters, Charles Feather and family; asters, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Moyer; asters, Mrs. Lamm and daughter; spray of mixed flowers, Drs. Reuben, George and John Weniieh; carnations, Mr. and Mrs. U. D. Deppen. Funeral Director Kindt had charge and was assisted by members of the Funeral Directors' Association. TOPTON , TOPTON, Aug. 21. The descendants of Jonathan Barto enjoyed a family reunion with the aged father at the residence of his son - in - law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stauffer, Haas street, with whom Mr. Barto resides. The day was a happy one and will long live in the memory of those that participated., An elaborate dinner was a feature. A family reunion in which their children and grandchildren participated took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis S. Keller, on Franklin street. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Samuel R. Knouse and daughter Elva, of Boyertown; Mr. and Mrs. Wiliam Keller and sons. Lewis and Robert, of Reading, and Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Strunk and son Reynold, of town. J. R. Butz, M. T. Butz, Ellas Die - ner and Adam Albright were on a fishing trip to Fortescue, N. J. Albert Levan, his family - and mother, of Bethlehem, were guests of Charles Levan and family, on Washington street. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Hight and friends enjoyed an auto trip to Valley Forge, j . Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Gambler and grandson, of Fredericksvllle,' visited Amandus Reppert and family, Washington street , - STOWE STOWE Aug.; 21 Stanley Roth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard D. Roth, who left a few weeks ago for Fort Slocum, N. T., hns been transferred to Camp Zachary, Taylor, Louisville, Ky., where he will take a special course in artillery work. George Fresco who is located at Camp Hancock. Ga.. is v's'tincr h's parents here, having a tel days' furlough. ", , '' Charles Rutschky, Jr., a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rutschky, will leave with the contingent for Crmp Green, S. C, on Monday. Mr. Rutschky is a senior at Ursinus College and his entrance into the service temporarily interferes with his educational aims. - HAMBURG HAMBURG, Aug. . 21. There was some excitement at State and Fourth streets when the large touring car of Irwin - Diener," coming north on Fourth street collided with a small car occupied by two young men, Coming up State street. Beyond slightly damaging the left front mud guard and bending a few steel wire spokes, no serious harm was done and both machines proceded on their way... At the meeting of the Union Fire Co. a motion was made and carried that the fire alarm should only be rung hereafter in case of calling a meeting of the company or 1n case of lire. , ; ,; Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Saul and Mr. and Mrs. John Ruth and daughter, Mary, - visited Valley Forge.. Ben Derr, wife and" son, of Marietta, Lancaster county, spent a few - days here the guests of Mr. Derr"s mother, Mrs. Addie Derr, South Fourth street. Dr. and Mrs. Irwin Kalbach, of Glen Riddle, and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis E. Kalbach, of Washington, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Con - wer," sr. The Mesrs. Kalbach are brothers to Mrs. Confer and natives of this place. , i John Allemong, wife and child, of Lancaster, spent a day hero as guests of Mrs. Allemong's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas 'Raubenhold, North Fourth street. Mrs. Valeria Swoyer, of Kutztown, is - spending the week here as the guest of her sister, Mrs. John Ruth, North Third street. George Fichthorn. a member of the naval band at Cape May; Robert E. Rupp, of the medical department, League Island, and Roscoe Bowman, United States navy, stationed at League sland, spent a day at their homes. HYDE PARK HYDE PARK, Aug. 21 Wilson Dietrich, of the quartermaster's department of Camp Meade, spent a three - day furlough at the home of his father, William Dietrich, of FrJ - moyer's Hotel. Mr. and Mrs.. Ellsworth Rice received word that their son Lawson arrived safely overseas. Miss Helen Esterly, of Lansford, who visited at the home of. Eugen Schaeffer on Kutztown road, left for home accompanied by M'ss Mary Scheaffer. Wayne Becker and wife, of Edge - water, N. J., are visiting the former's parents, Daniel, Becker, and wife, on Pennsylvania avenue. RICHLAND RICHLAND, Aug. 21 A serious wreck occurred at Richland station on the Lebanon Valley branch of the Reading Railway at 1.40 a. m. Eight cars were derailed and the tracks badly torn up for a distance. All traffic was brought to a halt and it was necessary to transfer passengers during the morning hours. The trains from Harrisburg were all delayed. The accident was due to a broken rail. All the cars involved in the spill were loaded with bituminous coal. It was almost noon today before traffic was resumed. MOHRSVI! IE MOHRSVILLE, Aug. 21. Miss Sara H. Heffner, daughter of the late John Y. and Esther (nee, Heffner) Heffner, died at the home 'of her sister Emma, at Mohrsville, of a complication of diseases. Her age was 70 years, 7 months and 9 days She had been complaining for a year and 's bedfast four months. She is survived by her sister Emma, at this place; three stepbrothers, Frank and John, this place, and . Daniel, of New Jersey, and one stepsister. Funeral, on Saturday. . TAMAQUA TAMA QUA, Aug. 21 The United States Hotel building, unoccupied, was gutted by Are of unknown origin this'morning. The stock of F. J. Scheid's department store, which adjoins the hotel, was badly damaged by water.1 The loss is underter - mined. , R. S. Rankin. Democratic candidate for the House in Washington County, has filed his withdrawal. By GOLDBERG LrXST - rvrRH HOURS - . I e - VTrrT?.iKe - . 000 ; riaevJReZ - - vJoO , V MGTK " J - MAx&e Trree's a r - ceer j t cues rtw r ' 1 T - i Cl ALL THE NEWS OF BUSYEPHRATA Domestic , Attachment Issued Against Isaac B. Good. Reading Visitor EPHRATA, Aug. 21 Rev. Dr. Martin W, Schweitzer, at his parsonage at this place, married Samuel M. Martzall, of Denver, to Miss Stella R. Fisher, of Blainsport They will reside at their respective homes for the present. ; Domestic Attarttment Issued. t'j?rhnn E - Mal?n and Joseph B. Evans, attorneys for baljnda L. Good, Lancaster. fheJf!J?r'L.a' ?mostic attachment against the plaintiff's divorced husband, Isaac B defraud his creditors. m session r iLi'ro.ught Kemr session of J!64.45, premiums paid on a life PimCPOll'y in t.hfi Metropolitan Ufe Tn? surance Company, of New York, nald at the request cf Good. ' M " Visit of Former Residents .MPSi o0Ui??ter' wlfe of Eev - C - E. Bough - ter, of Reading, and son. Russell Boushter spent several days as the guest of M. g' Menter and family and other friends, thii beinar rhlr flrst vlcU at,1A - . .1 . . rw.V.k.. V,V. . iucj icit town 111 hS d m0A 2T S?.ven A8 PrlOT to that ii 5 , ', - ,: "ousnua - was pastor of the. local United Brethren Church. Russell i Hos IslanJ, Philadelphia, doing work for w., Bu'wuuieti,, ana now Deinar or asre. no is Hu - aitine - th. p,tl u - .... ; T.. .. wci, UJ ,iw pw,ice 01 nis country. His older brother, E. K. Boushter, " " 'o oeen employed at Hog Iaiand, and later was In a Southern army camp la now a Sergeant at Camp Crane, Allentown and expect soon to go overseas. ' Improvements at Hosiery SfilL Ever since Messrs. Kachel & Goldren became owners of their hosiery mill property at thA rnrno r.f m, - ....., . Viashington avenue, this borough, they have been making extensive Improvements to the f. - . a in niacins ot cement pillars In the ce lar.j and the placing of additional girders. lOiStS anrl ntllnre nn M,n , 1 added materially to the strength of the buiM - ul' uitiuery consiatinjK oi ih ma chines, in eluding 38 knitting machines, have been moved from the first to the seoond foor, and more machines will soon be added. The plant has secured a number of orders on government work. This mm was formerlv known as the Ephrata branch of the Glasser KPnitting Mill, Reading. ' Doing Government Work, C. J. Martin, of Martlndale, Is In charge of the Inter - State Industry in this borough which recently began work for the government. As soon as more machlneiv arrive.' more men will be put to work. At present the plant is working day and night turn,' the machines installed not being sufficient to give all a day job. Enjoyed Their Trip. . Ir. and Mrs. J, M. Banm, son John, and Mi. Olivia Seldomridgo and J. W. Buch have returned from a tour - day automobile trip, during which they visited Delaware Water Gap, Stroudsburg, Scranton, Bushkill Falls. Wilkes - Barre, Jdauch Chun, Allentown and other places. Fractured His Arm. While Evan Wolf, of Hopeland, was cranking his automobile, preparatory to tailng a drive, the engine kicked, and as a renuit his right arm was fractured above the wrist. T.)r. G. C. Kjnard, of Lincoln, was called in, who reduced the fracture. As a result of the fracture. Mr. Wolf will be on the disabled list for at least six weeks. Quite a few of the Knights of Friendship convention at Adamstown took in the sights here during the week. Dona Mercedes was here on flint day. hiking from New Tork to San Francisco, thence to Honolulu, going a - gipsying, singing, plav - ing, story - telling to scatter cheer and gather health. Dr. H. C. Pudgett and wife, of Bedford, Va., were guests of the pastor. A. P. Windt and wife and Mr. and Mrs. William Martin, of Middletown, were guests of Mrs. M. Kate Kachel at Shady Nook. John F. Ruth and Miss Annie Noll of Lltits, were here. ' Mr. and Mrs. S. U Carpenter and - Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Shirk and son, of Browna - town, were guests of the Zerfass family. Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus T. Fox, of the Berks County Historical Society, spent several bourn here with Chaplain Rev. S. G. Zerfass. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Detweiler, of Sa - lemville, Bedford County, Pa., and Mrs. William Re6ser, of Snow Hill were here a day visiting. ' Harvest Home sendees promptly at 8 p. m. Sunday, August 25. All are urged to attend. ... MOHRSVILLE MOHRSVri.,I,E, Aug. 251 Rev. J. I. Good., D.D., of Philadelphia, preached in the Union Church In place of Rev. J. R. Stoudt Rev. B. Jv Dice will hold regular services next evening at 7 o'clock. Tb C, E. will meet at 8 p. m. Sunday school at 9.30 a. m. The following were tflo guests of EIras Schlappig and family: Rev. J. 1. Good, t. D., of Philadelphia; Rev. J. K. Stoudt, of Leesport; Dr. and Mrs. Gorge Filbert. Mr. and Mrs. James Filbert and Mrs. Jacob Sherman, of Strausstown: Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schlapplg, of Reading; Frank Wagner, of Philadelphia, Rev. and Mrs. Edgar Walters and son. j Samuel, who have spent their vacation with Ln pdiuiB ui Airc. vvauere, leit LOT tneir home at Johnstown. Mrs. Lizzie Rotherme! and daughter, Alice, of Reading, were guests of Mrs, Ettther Rothermel and family. Mr. and Mrs. James H. Wagner, daughters Rebecca and Irene, and sons Ira, Ray and Ralph, are spending a week at Ocean Grove. They made the trip In Mr. Wagner's touring car. Mr. and Mrs. George Althous spent a day 'n Reading. Irwin h. Bhaer, of Idaho, is hero visiting Mr. and Mrs. Tj. K. Kaufman. Mr. Bhar made the trip from Idaho in his touring car. having left his rome on the 23d of July and arriced here last Wednesday the H, bavins stopped over at a number of places. Mr, Bhaer is a brother to Mrs. Kaufman. Mr. and Mrs. Harry long and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Ixng, of Idtltz, were guests of C. K, Yoder and family. Mr, and Mrs. D. L. Althous, Mr. and Mrs. D. A Althous and daughter. Norma, made a trip to Douglassvllle where they were the guests of Mrs. Calvin Stoudt, They made the trip in their motor car. Miss Sarah Heffner, an oM resident of tills place is dead. NEW TRIPOLI NEW TRIPOLI, Ang. The Eight - Weeks' Club, composed of the young women of this vicinity, will render a fine program for the benefit of the Red Cross in the New Tripoli Churca on Sunday evening, August 2. at S o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. "athan .T. We'ag and the wife and children of Rev. Mr. Althouse made a business trip to Allentown. New Tripoli Grand Council will hold Hs picnic and patriotic rally on Saturday, Aug. 24. There will be a parade to the grove and. patriotic addresses delivered by P. S. C. Thomas H. Walters of Philadelphia and Francis J. Oildner, of Allentown, Tie New Tripoli Corner Hand will furnish the music and the New Tripoli Garage will exhibit the Genco Electric light system In the evening. Rev. J. Madison Peters of New Tork. delivered a lecture on "After War Problems' here to a crowded auditorium. The followin gvisited Mr. and Mrs. George F. Kerchner: Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Manta, Mr. and Mrs. Tilghman Weiss, Mrs. Catharine Mautz. Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Weiss and Mr. and Mrs. J, F. Weiss. , Lewis Mosser, of Pattenberg, New Jersey, was a visitor here during the wook. Mr. k Mooser left this celtnon about 2ft years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Marks of Allentown are spending their vacation at th Hotel Miller, i ., MYERSTOWN MYERSTOWN. Aug. 21. Wallace Huber and family s(eHt Jay at Mt. Gretna with Prof. C. S Keliiiner and family. Earl Lariilis, son of A. B. I - and is who has been employe,) in New York for over a year is spending his vacation at the home of his parents. Dr. C. A. Powmitn has returned home from . Herndon. Pa., where be was in attendance at the camp - mn - 'iinK. Miss Anabolic Bwhansn, of Hershey, is spending the k with .Miss I Hirothy Stauffer. Prof. w. .1. lt,"li prr;i"hrd In the First United Evangel Ich.1 ciituvh nt lbanon. ' i.in i.'i"ii, wnn .nii'i , rn i.H'l nil wnn n Inffrted flnrr. rpriiimr ivork alt the BrhV wiu, . : la. . i i ..... " , - i r , v4 UMI