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'.."•^iVfe..^:;:.'i.-.v • > .li? 1 :^.* • .',.".' "'" ^'-:|e^i]tai : 6f the- - j 'bfotfia ;Slfmlngh4nS _ MHW- wW a nbtafcl* one lh .-**«$ lkt lit ^ tuneful, musically "*•* :.,mflt» U '-and- ... £ MlfWay* It-was agrewl that ittfe finest recital glv «lftlna1ih:,for some time. ft hat is ._,._„._ «»--- deal, as the schdol «s noted .for Its fine musical perform' ! aflces ' the'. Study Hall was most attractive- 1 ' ly Meebratea b> tft« Juniors tinder the dlrectl6A'0f :Mlaav Woods. Largel vases oh the wails Weft filled a pro-" f ustert df MbUntalh laurel. The state itsett ^as flanked by two stands of Wrfiught JfdH Containing huge buhches of peonies and roses. As an added attraction, the art department decorated the wall* i'. of the -study hall with a' remarkable (poster exhibit, In 6ele- brfctlon of the 2,000th anniversary, of the birth i ot tHe poet, Virgil. • The reeftal'was under the direction of Miss Grace William's, head of the music, department, * who personally directed the work of the vocal students; Miss Maty Canning Whltely ana Horace E. Hoover 'directed the Instrumental work. • . / ' • In the -Vocal work, all of the girl* shdwed infinite pdlse and rare diction. Especial mehtlon should be madd of Sarah .Rhodes' , singing of the "Con- nalfl-tu-le-pays" from Mlgnon. She sang, as always, with ease and surety. Her diction was poise exceptional excellent and* her for one so young. Jane Morgan displayed a Warm, colorful quality b'f tone In her rendition .of (ihe ."Berceuse" from Jocelyn by (Jpoda'rd. The violin obligate by Mary Hltewart was exquisite in tone and feel- Eapeclal mention should also ' be made of the duet by Marjbrle Friedman and Sarah Rhodes. These voices, similar In itlmbre, blended beautifully. In the instrumental part of the program Cherry Sale excelled with- a brilliant .rendition of-the "Air dr Ballet', by Ghamlnade. In this she displayed •beautiful facility of expression. Mar- Jorie Spiegel, in her playing of the Coleridge Taylor "Scenes > From An Imaginary Ballet," showed -a wonderful interpretation 'of an Intellectual work of extreme difficulty. The last number on the program was the well known. "AnOante and Rondo 1 Captlcclo" by Mendslssohn. In this work .Virginia Shoemaker displayed . much melodic content and nerve. All of the piano pupils displayed technical equipment equal to the .demand. They also displayed much musical Insight. MARTINSBURG GJRL TO WED :NOTED SURGEON of the law enforcement'* blU6h : enforcement tfie - Proposal to try rtlmb* before court commissioners fnltead ot Juries, today f steed a vdte.in the house. The bill was expected to'pass, though thefs is virtually no chance fory Its, consideration In the senate until liext desiion. ' ,•(•'"•• „ t the senate passed the bill transfef- rlng the prohibition bureau front the treasury to the justice department. Thereafter Us leaders closed the doo? to any further prohibition legislation at this session. < • In spite of this, however, hearing* Will open tomorrow before a senate judiciary subcommittee dn the Sheppard bill to make the . purchaser of liquor equally guilty with'the seller. The recent suprerrt*'court decision holding, that the purchase!? of liquor calmOt be prosecuted Uttdef the .Volstead law has Impelled Senator iShep- partf, Democrat, Texas, to greater efforts toward '^passing bin bill. The bill before tMe house . today would authorize the trial of petty prohibition cases before United States commissioners, but would not allow the commissioners to extend the sentences Under convictions. Two other bills designed to perfect this system of handling minor liquor cases, were passed by the house yesterday and also will have to wait until next session to obtain senate consideration: _ One of these, proposed by Representative Stobbs, Republican, Massachusetts, would modify the famous "Jbnes five and ten" law by limiting to a $500 fine and six months at hard labor, or both, the penalty, for a person, not an'habitual, offender,-selling, manufacturing or transporting a gallon or less of Hquqr. The other bill. > would " define the "petty offenses" Which could be tried by commissioners Instead of Juries as cases In which the penalty Js not more than six months at hard labor or $500 fine or both. ' All" offenses punishable by death or more than'one year In Jail would be classed as felonies and offenses in between these two extremes as misdemeanors. ' , x PHILADELPHIA, June 41—A sickroom romance which began but a week ago • resulted today ' In the announcement of the engagement,of Dr. Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst, noted surgeon and professor of surgery In the University Medical school, to Miss Anna P. Campbell o£ Martinsburg Pa., c. graduate nurse who attended her llance in a'recent illness. i When Miss Campbell was summoned a week ago to the bedside of the oiling surgeon, it was the first time they met. But neither that nor the doc- tor's' Illness interfered with his whirlwind courtship. ' The distinguished surgeon Is 54 years of age and his prospective'bride is 29. . "' • > The date for the wedding has not been fixed. Miss Campbell and the doctor's cousin, Miss Harriet Ashhurst, have accompanied him to Wat- kjfnn Glen, N. Y., where he will spend week or two convalescing, Zor^ber of a widely known Philadelphia family, Dr. Ashhurst was a lieutenant colonel in the World war. He is a fellow of the American Surgical association, the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy the member of the medical school faculty and the author of > several medical '- treatises. Miss Campbell Is a daughter of Mrs Laura widow. Esten A. Fletcher, new Imperial potentate of the Shrlite, l» shown at the right. Above Is George Stewart Henry, potentate of "omeses Temple, Toronto, who will be host to the Shrine conclave and, below, I*o V. Youngworth oM,o» Angeles, retiring Imperial potentate. BOROUGH COUNCIL IN BUSY SESSION • . . .( . ; Tyrone borough council met this week with President William C. Eckert presiding and the following members present:' Rodgers, Wolfgang, Waple, Beyer,. Woomer, Dickson, Fltzipatrlck and Miller. The session was opened with prayer by Rev. Joseph A. Speen, D.: D.. pastor of the First Presbyterian church. • • Treasurer F. K, Lukenbach's ire- port showed the following amounts in the different funds: General borough fund, $9,379.44; light and water tund overdrawn, $2,762.67; sinking fund No. 7, $31,093.48. > The tax collector reported $1,036.83 collected on tho 1927 duplicate /And $lf7.65 on the 1929 duplicate. Burgess Raymond A. Hagerman reported $13 collected for fines, and costsi $2.50 for permits and $11.26 for SHRINE CONCLAVE 'GOMES NEXT WEEK . , L ~" \ . Esten A. Fletcher to Be Ele- ./vated to Imperial Potentate at Toronto Made Man. Ir Self CONGRESS, BUNDLE OF NERVES „.. MT. UNION COURSE MOUNT tJNiCrtr, Jufte 8.—The commencement exerttM** of the local 'High school were held In tfa§ grade;jchdt>i auditorium on Monday evening, JtijSe 2, wheft the auditort.urtt And tAlcdfty were, crowded to oiapscclty. The exer- clsea^were fine and thft'Speakei 1 of toe evening, Dr. 5*. H. oalge, Head of the department of social • stadlfes, Millers- vllle State Teachers' college, wa& ex-' ceptl6nally magnetic. ' Dr. Oalge spoke on "The Highway of Life." He told the graduates thkt neve? before In the History of the \vorld were there such ( opportunities for a full, big life and chartces td do great things. He urged them to have desires for the best of life. He was at once serious , in his lecture and again he interspersed so much wit and humor and told such Illustrative stories that he ^was greatly enjoyed by his audience. . The pfogram of the eyenlng was -most Interesting from beginning to end. The High school orchestra fur nlshed splendid music. Rev. A. Z. Myers, pastor of the First Baptist church, made- the invocation after which A mixed chorus gave twoi splendid numbers, "Spring, In the Air," by Gardner, and "The Jolly Coppersmith," by O'Hare. • ' 'The first oration on the program was given by Thomas ^Baldwin after which Charles Barton played a clarinet solo. Miss Miriam Bard gave a reading after which a girls' trio Including HeleA Doyle, Margaret Sklllington and Ruth Madden sang "Phip-Poor-Wlll" by Hahn. Russell Headings, the president of the class, gave the president's oration and Miss Helen Doyle .sang a solo, "The Sun Is Sinking," by Bohan; nan. It was at this point in the.pro- gram that Dr. Gaige gave his splendid, inspiring talk after, which Charles H Baldwin, a member of the board of education, presented the diplomas to the following class of fifty-nine graduates i of Medicine and a graduate of University of Pennsylvania, a Campbell of .Martlnsburg, a She was graduated from the Altoona, hospital as a trained nurse in 1925. • licenses. Chairman Wolfgang of the hlgh- way committee stated that the fountains would be in working condition in th« near future. Chairman^ Rodgers of the finance BRITISH PAPERS WORRY OVER IRISH CENSORSHIP LONDON, June 4.—A number of English newspapers' enjoying big circulations In the Irish Free state today were seriously regarding the activities of the,Free state hoard of censors, which have just resulted in the banning of three London Sunday newspapers and oho Scottish weekly on the ground, it Was said, that, too much space, was devoted to publication of crime news, The papers coming under .f*rpV*o 1 the ban are tho'News of'The World, iwned by Lord Rlddell, The People, The Empire News, and Thompson's weekly. News. The combined Irish circulations of these publications have reached a huge figure. At a time when the battle for circulation *p the United Kingdom Is becoming more Intense, the loss of the Irish Free state market in a matter of moment. The powers of the Irish censorship board are so 'sweeping that a number of British publications might come under the ban even for a certain class of advertisements carried in them. The question of printing •• special edltiona tfflv Free State circulation is already ..winder,consideration in some quarters. ^ (Copyright, 1930, by New York Sun.)' SENATOR REED HONORED AT W. & J. EXERCISES WASHINGTON, Pa., June 4.—Senator Davis A. Reed of Pennsylvania, was one of four receiving honorary ' degrees ut the 129th annual commencement &t Washington and Jefferson college, at which ninety students were graduated, yesterday. Reed, who received the degree of doctor of laws, was' the chief speaker at tha exercises. Harry G. McDowell. Sharon, Pa., and Harry G. Sloan, Cleveland, were elected to the board of trustees at the annual meeting of the General Alumni association. Four master's degrees were given pout-graduate students as follows: George W. Klehl, Cunonsburg, R. D. J, muuter of arts; Mrs. Virginia Irwln Weaver, Washington, master of arta; Nicholas Fox Rlcharda, Washington, master of urU, and John Nugley Yar- iiall, Butler, master of science. CALIFORNIA MINISTER FATALLY HURT IN FALL commltte stated they had granted, the tax collector the exonerations aqked and had transferred tho amount In sinking fund No. 6, to the general borough fund and had reduced the floating indebtedness $5,000. Chairman Dlckson of the police committee brought up the matter of a policeman for East Tyrone. On Mr. Wolfgang's motion the matter was referred to the iiollco committee to arrange for a policeman from 7 until 10 p. m., for a period of. three months. j Chairman Woomer of the real estate • committee reported that the members had made repairs and papered the properties on West Fifteenth street and that they had concluded to not do any repairs on the race track property until the rent is paid. Mr. Rodgors brought up the matter of appropriation granted the ambulance committee and asked council to pay theMamount which waa $500. Mr. Beyer\ moved the amount be turned over to the ambulance committee, and the motion carried. A communication was read from the Hook and Ladder company requesting signs to bo placed on Penn- 1 sylvanla avenue and alley where they have to drive their truck; referred to tho police committee. A communication from Jonathan Lindemuth concerning the condition of, Hamilton avenue was referred to the highway committee. Bids were opened and read for tarvla and stone for street work. Mr. Wolfgang moved both bids be rejected and that council do no oiling this y.ear, as tho finances will not warrant It and the motion carried. Bills were read and ordered paid amounting to $10,795.88. (By NBA. Service.) 'TORONTO, June 4.—A man who quit school at 13 to buck the world for a living and prospered to such an extent that he was able to reUre at the age of 48 Is the new head of. the Shrlners in the United States arid Canada, numbering more x than half a million. ' / • Esten Asprey Fletcher is his name and, although a Canadian by birth, he has made his home (or many ytars In Rochester, N. Y. At the 1930 conclave of the Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic 'Shrine In Toronto, June 10-11 he Is to be, advanced to Imperial potentate, succeeding Leo V. Youngworth >of Los Angeles. i And Toronto, getting ready for the first great Shrine convention ever held in Canada, is preparing to play host to 200,000 visitors—Shriners and metnbsrs of their families. There will be three great days of merry-making, parading and* band playing. -.,. Every downtown and., uptown hotel lias been booked solid. One hotel, the Royal York—the largest In the British Empire—has been bought for every service It can give for a whole week. But that Is only a starter. A 500- acre park, used annually for the Canadian National exposition, has been turned over to the Shrlners. Eight large exhibition halls will house the uniformed units, the bands and the various animal^. A specfal grandstand- for 80,000 has been built in the park, in addition to the perma nent grandstand seating 1 17,000. The Canadian National and' the Canadian Pacific railroads have each laid, within walking- distance of the (Continued from Page 1.) Brookhart six years ago. This time Representative Dickinson -has the Support of Senator Brookhart^as well as the conservative element. This would seem to Indicate that he will be an\ easy .victor in the autumn, though Senator Stock has a large numb'er of/ friends and will .probably -, &• f * ^ ? ^ ,/£ a* Jii*t?£6 r Newly risen to membership In the nation '» «»»""* * rl ? 11 "* 1 ' Roberts of Philadelphia Is shown here, with Mrs. Roberts, when he was indicted Into office as associate Justice ol the kiipi«m« c »«'* o »* ceremonies In Washington. He succeeded the late J«s«c* E. T. S««ford of Tennessee. Justice Roberts, now aged 5fi, made » national reputation as special government counsel In the famous naval oil reserve cases. mali,e a better run than a Democrat ordinarily does in Iowa. Guesses vary as to when congress- rill really adjourn. The present in- _icat,ions Are that the tariff battle can still provoke considerable debate. Curiously enough, there is a bigger momentum behind a possible' defeat of the whole bill In the senate than appears on the surface. A coalition of Democrats and Republicans will vote against the' final conference report. The measure is lik%ly to pass by a scant margin. There are many senators up for re- electWn who would like to be in a position of having voted against the conference report. Having made their record on individual schedules, parks, cities. tracks -for two Pullman car Eight hundred sleeping _cars ALLEGHENY 00. PLANS FOR-THREE NEW BRIDGES PITTSBURGH, June 4.—Plans for three bridges costing more than $2,800,000, approved yesterday by the grand jury, u waited llnal approval today from President Judge H. H. Rowand. One span will be erected over the Monongahela river at the Armstrong tubes, replacing tho old Tenth street bridge, at an estimated cost of Jl.WB,- 000. Another structure will span the Youghlogheny river two miles above the; point where it enters the Monongahela, to cost about $900,000. It will connect the Lovedale road, Versailles, and the Boston-Greenock road, near Boston. The third bridge will cost about $57,000 and will span Flaugherty'a run, Moon township. between the cars, bathhouses, barbel- Harold Adams, Eugene Bailey, Sue Baker, Thomas Baldwin, Ida Barclay Miriam Bard, Charles Barton, Mary Jane Beck, William Bratton, Ford Buckley, Howard Campbell, Delma Corbln, -Helen Culbertson, Anna Mary Dell, Dorothy Dell, Helen Doyle, Reba E. FaUst, Thelma E. Faust,. Avi Fazenbaker, Robert Fleming, Gladys Gates, Garth Gerhardt, Warren Goss, Alice Gross,, Ottollne Grissinger, Sheldon W. Grove, Betty Hancock, La- Vonda Harvey, , Russell Headings, Michael Holesa, Robert Johnson, John Kerr, Charlotte Kiel, -Naomi Dorothy Kyper, Mabel Lewis, Gladys Locke, Kathryn Love, Suzanne Lucas, Pauline Mason, Ralph Mosfcer, Clara Mundorff, Harold Myers, Zane, Norton, Myrtle Park, Clarabelle Parson/ Samuel Price, Charles Reeder, Regina Rorer, KmllJ> Shore, Margaret Skllllngton, Grace Snook, Helen Sharpe, Lila Staubs, Lysle Wagner, Helen Welch, Edward Wenzel, Catherine M. Whitsel, Esther Kathryn Wlble and Floyd Wilm. , The graduates left for a three days' trip to Washington early Tuesday morning. YOUNG BRITISH FLIER REACHES DESTINATION SYDNEY, N. S. W., June 4.—Miss Amy Johnson, 22-year-old British flier, completed a twenty-nine day flight from London today amid a tremendous welcome from the people of Sydney. Whistles of ship's and factories blew long and loud as she piloted her tiny Moth plane acr'oss the city, escorted by twenty Australian planes, and landed at Sydney airdrome. Miss Johnson flew here from Brisbane, where she departed at 8.50 a. m., and landed here soon after 2 p. m. The first part.of the flight was made alohe from-London to Port Darwin, Australia, in nineteen days. King George recognized her valor and skill last Monday when, in his birthday honor list, he made her a commander of the civil division of the Order of the British Empire. The remainder of the flight, from Port Darwin to Sydney, was made with an escort of Australian planes, extended as a tribute to the young flier. they wish to reveal themselves opposed to other features. In strongly , protectionist states, however, Democratic as well as Republican votes will, be cztst in favor of tha tariff bill on the ground' that It contains more good' than bad for their respective constituencies. Talk of a veto is on the wa~ne and most everybody recognizes the obligation of the president to sign the bill that comes to him, especiallly since -he did not intimate his > disapproval at any time during the last fifteen months, ' except on two provisions which now have been modi- fled to suit his wishes. It is expected that the president will express his displeasure, »however, with • many o£ the rates, and argue for a. mor ( a scientific form of tariff-making in the future, and a greater use of the THREE PERSONS TO BE TRIED FOR EMBRACERY PITTSBURGH, June 4.—Three persons, alleged to have attempted to "fix!' a jury, who were indicted for embracery yesterday 'by the grand jury, will be tried this month if .possible, District Attorney Andrew Park announced today. The three-were charged with having tried to influence members of jury scheduled to hear a damage suit PITTSBURGH MAYOR WILL NOT ACCEPT LEADERSHIP OP WESTERN Labor Jam« 3. nomine* tot United from PsniJ»yt*»m*, .._. here froHi Washington ««st .onduct Installation erf ttr* Loyal Order of Moos* lodge. Davis has notified lodge " he would be pfBS*rtt, NEW CASTLE, June .. j-jauun completed for the G. A. tt, M«ttPP* ment to be held her* ne*t weefc* JgjNg than 2,000 delegate* and 10,000 •»SiRW» are expected to attend, Vfe&tietaiiy* June 11. there will be an «*MbftMA W a. dirigible and a fleet ot plane* tn CW nection with th« encampment p«fad*» GREENSBURG. Jnne 4.—Low «t $20,000 was caused late yesterday wb**t fire destroyed the Wagner Curtgtjt Stretcher company plant and «frtf»* ment here. Several employes and <K*» men had narrow escapes from inju*l*sv A spark from A passing engine ignfttd fresh paint on the Wagner plant, cawr* ing the fire. UN1ONTOWN, June 4.—Recently released from Uniontown hospital vtteT9 he spent three months. Gotlieb Schnrid, historian and curio, is suffering front Injuries received when he fell over * pipe protruding from the stdeWaHt near his home. Schmld had his hand* and face cut and several of his, teeth were broken. PITTSBURGH, . June 4. — Mayoi Charles H. Kline will not be a candi date for chairman of the- Republican county committee, his political lieu tenants announced today a "few hours before the reorganization meetings of the Republican ward committees in Pittsburgh. Lieutenants of Joseph G. Armstrong, president chairman, said they were certain either Armstrong's name or that of some person closely Identified with him; will be presented when the county committee meets. Armstrong has made no announcement of his candidacy for re-election. AMBRIDGE, June 4.—Joe Candilom^ aged 38, Ambridge, who had saved hJ» money for years in order that be might return to Italy, was found dead against a telephone pole here today. An autopsy will be held by Coroner Me- Carter of Beaver county. Candi lorn recently sold his restaurant here itt preparation for return to bis homeland* BLIMP SOARS WESTWARD. People residing In Hollidaysburg, Duncansville and vicinity witnessed a blimp in action last evening about 7 o'clock, when one was Seen soaring westward. The flight of this unique craft was of particular interest to residents of DuncansvUle, since the pilot was none . other than Howard Massic, a former Duncansville boy. Masslc is employed by the Goodyear Rubber company at Akron, O., and was on his >way to that city. He soared very low over Ducansville and the numbers, etc., on the blimp were plainly visible and some even recognized the pilot as he glanced down upon the scenes of his native town. against the wife of Police Inspector Charles Faulkner. The defendants, Mrs. Anna Hamowitz, her husband, Joseph Hamowitz, and Frank Nathan, were at liberty under $2,000 bond each today, pending trial. GOOD-WILL FLIERS ABE ON WAY TO HARRISBURG . PHILADELPHIA, June 4.—Fifty Of Pennsylvania's best known men and women fliers, Including Mrs. Loafs* Thaden of Pittsburgh, flying with VF* ' J. Austin, also of that city, wet* scheduled to take off from the airport here at noon today for Conshohocken, the first stop on one of the final legs of the Pennsylvania good will air tour. From there they plan to »ak» several intermediate stops befor* landing at Harrisburg, where, they expect to spend the night. The circuit of the state, intended to stir Interest in aviation, and to demonstrate tfta lack of ground for the current belief that parts of Pennsylvania are danger- 0u8 for flying, started at Pittsburgh: last Friday and according to> present plans will terminate there this Saturday. Variou* types of planes were'atnong the group when they landed at Philadelphia airport yesterday and wef» inspected by the many persons who> were attracted by their arrival. John Vickera, president of the air tour,. and O. T. Ludington, aviation, financier, addressed the fliers at a dinner in their honor at the Bellevua- Strttford hotel last night. CINCINNATI, June 4.—Rev. Warren Elsing, aged 45, of Exeter, Culif., delegate to the Presbyterian general as- senily here, died today from injuries suffered when he jumped, or fell, from a third floor window of the Alms hotel late yesterday. A complete nervous collapse was [blamed. Rev. JBlsing was a native of Brook- yn, N. Y. He was graduated from the 'Princeton Theological seminary in 1913 and subsequently moved to Cal- ifonija. His wife has been notified and i» reported eu route Uete by airplane. PUBLIC WORKS POLICY MAY CAUSE DISTURBANCE MADRID, June 4.— The restrictive public works policy decided upon by the Spanish government may affect the import of road-building and concrete machinery from the United States, it was learned today. lu conformation with this policy, which is destined as an attempt to restore the budget balance upset by, the lavish policy of the dictatorial administration, drastic cut and retardation of track-laying havo, been ordered on the Zamora to Corunna railroad. now in course of construction. In cou- sequence, many laborers have been dismissed. * As u whole, the province of Galicia, where communications are scarce, had placed sanguine hopes on this ruil- w»y. Public feeling is running higi) there and the creation of disturbances is feared. SUB.) will be parked jn these, housing 20,(KK Shrlnerg. Each of- these Pullman 'cities" will have Its paved sidewalks Its restaurants, shops, telephone and telegraph offices and thd like. Ten Great Lakes steamships, bringing Shrlners and their families frorr lakes cities, will tie up at the do*n- town docks. Private homes, fraternity houses, college residences and numerous Institutions have been canvassed by committees for their .spare rooms. Fletcher, the new Imperial potentate, is a man to whom nothing appeals BO much, as Masonry. It has been bis hobby from the time of his induction in 1902 and since his retirement from business in 1017 he has made it his life's 'work. ' Born the son of a. lumberman In Ivy, Ontario, on July 23, 1860, young Fletcher completed his education before his 13th birthday and entered the business of his father, taking planks from planers In the latter's mill. A hard worker, he advanced in the Industry and, desiring to be on his own, went to Rochester in 1000 and aet up a business. Successful from the start, ho retired at 48 to devote his time to fraternal and civic projects. He .had been president of the New York State Lumber Dealers' Association, trustee of the Rochester Chamber of Commerce aJid Is now a bank director. In 1017-18 he served on the War Industrie's Board. His Masonic record began In 1902 when he received his degree in Corinthian Temple Lodge No. 805. He assisted in forming^ Zetland Lodge No. 961 and became its first master. H« served the grand lodge as senior grand deacon from 1925 to 1827. He was exalted to the royal arch in Ionic Chapter No. 210 in 1908 and in the same year became, a, member of Cyrene Commandery' No. 39, later receiving the Order of the 1 Temple. The work in this branch of the order appealed to him and he accepted office advancing regularly to eminent commander in 1912. In the Cryptic Rite he was received In Doric council No. 19 on March 28, 1916. In the Scottish Rite lie received his degree in 1903, being created a S. P. R. S. in November, 1903. He Immediately took an active work in the' consistory and for a quarter of a century has been one of the moving spirits. He served as sovereign prince of Rochester Council of Princes of Jerusalem in 1909 and as commander-in-chief of Rochester consistory from 1914 to 1920. In recognition of his service, he was srowned a sovereign grand inspector general. 33rd degree, in Philadelphia, Sept, 16, 1913. He became a member of Damascus temple, Rochester, on Dec. 2,, 1903, and served as potentate in 1911. Last year he wua advanced to deputy imperial potentate. He is also a member of the Red Cross of Cpnstautine and Lalla Roekh Grotto and the Royal Order of Scotland. He is as present a trustee of Zetland Lodge, Cyreno Commandery and Rochester consistory. The Shjelue is faiuilHrly known as "the piaygvguftd Qt Masonry," al- tarlff commission. The Democrats are planning make'an'issue, of the tariff bill. Representative Dickinson of Iowa defended his vote on the Hawley-Smoot bill and won his contest for the nomination in Iowa. His argument, of course, was that the bill .benefited agriculture. Most of the protest against the measure is coming from the eastern states, and particularly businesses which Import raw materials or articles needed in manufacturing. Many of these manufacturing interests are secretly hoping the senate coalition will defeat t{ia bill and leave the status quo. The financial district in New York which, a decade ago; was strongly in favor of a protective tariff, is now talking about the Ill-effects on American foreign trade and possible reprisals abroad as a consequence of the new tariff law here. American investments in tho last decade in the foreign field have increased so -that a higher tariff law would naturally be opposed by many financial elements. Some of the staunchest Republican papers in the country are criticizing tho tariff bill and hoping for its failure. The Democratic press, of course, has traditionally been opposed to hlgli tariffs. Indications are, nevertheless, that, notwithstanding the strength of the protests being made from Republican, as well as from Dempcratio sources, the final conference report will go to the president for signature within tho next two weeks. HUTU OWEN LKAUS. TALLAHASSEE, FIa.,'June 4.—Congressman Ruth Bryan Owen wu£ well ahead of her wet opponent today as returns- from yesterday's Democratic primary election came in slowly.- Early today she had a 8,000 lead over Dewitt Dean, her Fourth district opponent. The vote was Owen, 8,952; Dean 2,076. TAGESv ADVAN though it is noted for its charitable and benevolent work, especially Its hospitals for crippled children. Its 50-year history, is one of the most picturesque in ~ the annals of American fraternallsm. In 1876, Billy Florence, an actor, and several friends formed tho lirat temple, in New York City. They called it Mecca and gave the order the dress and forms of the Arabian because these appealed to the theatrical and colorful ideas of the founders. General Lew Wallace, author of Ben Hur. was one of these. He contributed much of tho oriental atmosphere to the order, with its red fez, chanters and brilliant costumes. More temples followed, and in 1878 the fraternity was placed gn a national basis by the organization of an imperial council, composed of four representatives of each temple. There are now more than 150 temples in North America with membership varying from 2000 to 23,000 and total membership of more than a, half million. Only a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason or a Knight Tejnplar in the York Rile is eligible for admission to the Shrine, so therefore every member is 100,000,000 Cents a Day * This vast flood of copper represents Just about everyone who regds at the average daily expenditure of the all, reads a newspaper every day. people of the North American conti- ^ ^^ fhaf y<)u cannof adver . nent for daily newspaper?. ^ |n Qny ofher me di um ' w j t hout reach- The 1,944 daily English language ing peop | e w ho have already read the newspapers of the United States dir- new5 p a pers today and will read therr. culate each week day 39,425,615 aga i n tomorrow, copies, while the 528 Sunday newspapers have . a combined circulation U offers the fundamental reason of 26,879,536. The 98 Canadian daily why advertisers invest more money m newspapers have a circulation of newspaper advertising than in all other 2,141,703 copies per day. mediums combined. ..« ,1 * t,j

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