The Morning Call from Allentown, Pennsylvania on February 15, 1918 · 5
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The Morning Call from Allentown, Pennsylvania · 5

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Friday, February 15, 1918
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1 r i ED TO jELL POTATOES Authorities Also Urge Care in m"facui w rreveni Freezing. According to reports about thirds of the etltirp' nntatn t- two- crop of this country remained in the hands of the farmers and the dealers on January 1st,, and the U. S. Department or Agriculture advises that farmers sell freely, and that the larger dealers move their Stocks lanMlv anrl that the retailer content himself with the smallest possible maririn nrnfit. real izing that he is now the most import? ant factor in speeding up potato consumption. This information is no doubt reliable, and the advice given is worthy of careful consideration. The Bureau of Markets of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture calls attention to the importance of looking after the seed potatoes that are to be used this year. Many thousands of bushels of potatoes throughout the State have been frozen during the severe weather of this winter, and no doubt many more 'bushels will freeze before warm weather arrives. Unless the farmer is extremely careful he will be planting potatoes that have been slightly frozen, thereby reducing their vitality. If not completely destroying their germinating power. The Bureau also urges that the farmers be extremely careful in making shipments during the next, few weeks. Several pnninlnlntu f rnm formora 1-V1n FARMERS ADVIS iau lunucu vttl aim MHl.tjl?U ID lu city, only to find their potatoes frozen on arrival, have been received, r Before attempting to ship in car lots the farmer should get reliable information as to preparation of the car, method of heating, etc., and see that, nothing is left undone that is ne cessary to insure safe arrival. It is evident that many bushels of potatoes must be consumed between row and seeding time if waste is to be preventff . It will be safer for the average farmer to sell his potatoes f. o. b. station instead of making shipments to be sold on arrival unless he understands the business. If farmers desire to make their own shipments ' they. can write the Bureau of Markets at Harrisburg and they will be put in touch with reliable parties who will give them fair treatment. It is highly important that the supply of seed-should be taken care of first, and then efforts should be made ... t ... o market the surplus stock as quickly as possible. Farmers should not be discouraged because of the unfavorable conditions which have confront ed them this season, but should plant freely. The introduction of potato 'bour should make an increased demand for the potatoes, and the De partment of Agriculture officials 'believe that it will be good policy to keep up the acreage this year. PiKE THROUGH RITTERSYILLE WILL BE IMPROVED The following letter, referring to the work to start soon on the Bethlehem Pike, was received yesterday by die Chamber of Commerce. Jentleraen: 'Referring to my letter of the 2nd. I desire to advise you that we have furnished to the newspapers advertising copy for work in Hanover township, Lehigh Co., Rout No. 159. Bid3 will be taken March 12th. "Very truly yours, (signed) J. D. O'NEIL, "State Highway Com." CHURCH OF SACRED HEART HAS RED CROSS AUXILIARY Lehigh county's fiftieth Red Cross auxiliary was organized last evening among the ladies of the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the hall of St. Aloysius Young Men's Society on Gordon street near Fourth. Mrs. S. A. Butz was present to give the new organization its start and Monsignor Peter .Ma'sson, the rector of the church, also attended to give the movement his morarl support. The following are the officers elected: Chairman, Mrs. William Kistler; secretary, Miss Pauline Lorsbach; treasurer, Mrs. Amos Henry. Work will be started at once. INSPECTION OF HERD AT STATE HOSPITAL P. S. Fenstermacher and County Agent A. L. Hacker will, at the invitation of Dr. Henry I. Klopp, of the Hoireopathic State Hospital for the Mentally Diseased, at Rtttersville, meet with representatives of the State Sanitary Live Stock Commission, all of them to make an inspection of the herd of cattle maintained in connection with the hospital. Valentines At Peters' Our stock contains the ietv of artistically designed obtainable. All new and up-to-date designs with various verses and sentiments to suit all. Prices range from 2 for 1 cent to one dollar each. A suggestion A box of our delicious choco lates would be an acceptable valentine I We carry only high quality chocolates Page and Shaw Park & Tilford, Samoset and Janson. Don't forget the candy specials every week 43 cents a pound, at PETERS' DRUG STORE, ' 639 Hamilton. St. 11-tf Very Cheap Curtains At H. S. Landis & Co., S34 Hamilton street, Opp. Hess Bros. All Scrims, Marquisettes and Iace Curtains at 20 to 23 per cent, below regular price. In many cases one or two of a pattern left which are sold at very low price. Buy now and save money. 15-2t CLAUSS FINE SODAS For Clubs, Hotels, Restaurants and Home 1'se. Healthy temperance cMibonaied ('rinks in convenient, shape. Phone "ififiS, 1043Bell. ! i JOHN ZEGHMAN ER FALLEN TREE Probable Fatal Accident Near Easton to One of Party Felling Trees. An accident that will probablv result in the death of John Zechnian, aged 69 years, occurred on Tuesday when the victim with another man was engaged in felling a tree on the mountain back of Paxinosa, above Easton. Zechman had been warned by his fellow-worker to set out of the way of the tree, which was about to fall,' but at first seemed to pay no atten-i tion to the warning. Later he changed position, but in so doing walked directly In the path of the falling tree, which struck him full force on the head, crushing him to the ground. His fellow-workman hastened to his aid and released him from the position in which the tree had pinned him down. A physician was then called, rendered "first aid" to the injureed man and took him in his automobile toward Easton, until he met the Easton Hospital ambulance, which was on its way to the scene to convey the unfortunate man to that institution. Zechman's Injuries consist of a broken jback, a lacerated scalp, concussion of the brain, a bone of the right arm broken at the elbow and possibly a fractured skull. Zechman's address is Easton, R. D. No. 1, and he resides in Forks township, on a road which leads from the Chestnut Hill road to the Delaware River road. He has a wife and several children. I Frederick W. Fehr, the Plaintiff, and J ohn Aicher, the Defendant. An action to recover $5000 for alienation of affection has been started against John Aicher, of Palmer township, by Frederick W. Fehr, of Palmer township, who alleges that Aicher robbed him of the affections and services of his wife, INora Fehr. In his sttement, Fehr avers that "on or about the 4th and 7th days of September, 1917, and on divers other days and times prior thereto, in the township of Palmer, debauched and carnally knew the said Nora Fehr then and there and still ibeing the wife of the plaintiff. That by reason of the said acts of the defendant he has alienated and destroyed her affection for the plaintiff." It is for these acts that Fehr asks the JjOOO. FEDERAL LABOR MANAGER FOR LEHIGH COUNTY .Harry J. Smith, of Law and Turner streets, of the wholesale candy firm of Frederick & Smith, at 205 North Sixth street, has been notified of his appointment as federal labor manager of Lehigh county, a position recently created. It will be the duty of the di rector to assist in procuring employment for people out of work and to aid industries in need of help to secure the same. Where Mr. Smith will have his office will be decided later. Mr. Smith is a native of Allentown and is a son of William II. Smith, a Civil War veteran, who was a member of the famous. Forty-seventh Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. As a boy he worked in the shoe factory of John E. Lentz & Co. Years aco he and J. E. Frederick embarked in the wholesale candy business. Few men have a wider acquaintanceship in Lehigh county. He is well qualified for the position. His appointment was made by the state authorities. FIVE LOCAL DEALERS GET SEVENMRS OF COAL Seven cars of coal arrived yesterday which makes forty-eight cars for the week. They were placed with the following dealers: Youngfc Berlin, 1 car of stove; Victor M. Frey, 1 car of chestnut; James Scheetz, 2 cars of chestnut; Ed. Wisser, 1 car of chestnut, and Butz & Co., 2 cars. of chestnut. Electric Lights Installed. Jury Commissioner Adam F. Noll, who for the past 28 years has conducted a barber shop opposite the Lehigh Vallty station, has just had electric lights installed in his place of business, a convenience which his many customers greatly appreciate. One Day Earlier. ers' t,, luu,r . ; classes or unnst largest var- Lutheran .church will meet on Monday i vffenttt evenings The confirmation classes of Christ hereafter. The classes will zather at 6.30 o'clock. uvwu h.uwi uuiiri ne Pure and delicious and a bis saving ,,.y,U,- Try 11 t0-day' judse il or , yourself. TOM FINK, 419 Hamilton St. fS-18t Both Piiones LUNCH 50c. Every day from noon until 2 P. M. ' at the Columbia Hotel. Tenth and I 25c PACK FOR 10c We are selling 25c package of Dlx & Rand's assorted Army and Navy Needles at 10c a package. They are huge eyfd and of extra good quality. Ebbecke ardware Co., 60S Hamilton street. 14-2t I 77'' , Trespass Notices. j For sale at the Morning Call of- fiee. ac a piece. 50c per dozen. ol2-tf. Carpet Rags Phone or wrile and we will fetch them. Highest Cash price paid or exchanged for Mdse. H. S. LAND 3 & CO.. S34 Hamilton t. Hess Bros 15-2t GOOD SALESMANSH P AM K A 7AW CALLS FORPERSO N A LITY James W. Fisk Tells Large Mercantile Audience How Best to Make Sales. The personal element in retailing was the underlying theme in the discussion of last evening's session of the Merchants' Institute, held in the Chamber of Commerce Assembly Room. An audience which completely filled the room, composed largely of employees, with a sprinkling of employees, wun a sprinKiing or n0t a matter of h rfj j --ployers, was present to hear and rph. wa, nn nf '"A. " ""meui. em to profit by the able exposition of T-Jm vc VhoV h rfi-o-U. th- James W. Fisk, the director of the institute. A clerk should seek to better himself as a seller, and in so doing, is also bettering the store in which he is employed. "In building up a personal clientage of your own, you are also building it for the store, said Mr. er that rome in tn huv nd iinnwi what he wants to buy, he continued But the customer who isn't clear in his mind as to whether he or she wants to buy, and what to buy, these are the ones that need the clerk-friend. Clerk3 should be familiar with every branch of their department, be capable of demonstrating all the articles in it, and be willing to do so, without ever giving and evidence that anything is too much trouble. Special stress was laid by the speaker upon the fact that the customer remembers most the last impression he received, and if that last impression is a happy one, it means that the customer will come back. To leave a good impression upon the customer is quite as important as making the sale. In expatiating upon this point, Mr. Fisk pointed out that one thing which a clerk should never do was to complete a sale, and then turn away and start doing something else, while the customer is still at the counter. Another suggestion was that a good clerk never overloads a customer with a lot of things he or she never expected to buy. In discussing this point, a number of concrete illustrations were cited. However, good retailing implies the ability to sell effective combinations. The man who comes and buys a shirt may, with the use of tactful suggestion, probably be led to purchase a necktie. Or a customer buying an overcoat is a potential purchaser for a hat or gloves. -- Tact, personality, interest, personal development, and various other qualities ver6 discussed from a variety of every day practical angles, with concrete illustrations. It was an interesting and profitable evening' for the retail people that had gathered SURGICAL DRESSINGS RECEIVED IN FRANCE The following letter was received yesterday: t Jan. 18, 1918. "25 Rue Pierre-Charron, Paris, France. To the chairman of the Surgical Dressing Dept. Dear Madam: We want to thank you for your. case of dressings dated Aug. 3, 1917, which has just been opened here in our packing rooms. If you could se? the delight of the army officers and Red Cross officials, when they come to inspect the fine things inai juu sena us irom America, you would realize what splendid work you are doing for our men. Please send us as many more cases at. possible. We need them. Again thanking you for your help. Cordiallv vours, GERTRUDE AUSTIN. Chief of Staff." Owing to the numerous holidays and fuelness Mondays we were given a small allottment for February, 9000 dressings. This order will be completed Monday. At a meeting of inspectors held yesterday afternoon it was decided to include an additional 50 per cent, with this order making a total for February of 13,500. We earnestly hope that everyone will continue to come to the rooms to that the excellent work may continue. Siebler Scheirer, Miss Florence C. Scheirer, formerly of Slatington. but now located at Eas-ton( became the bride of Wm. F. Sieb-ler, a noted bass singer of Easton. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. S. Erb, at the Lutheran parsonage at Slatfngton, at one o'clock P. M., on Wednesday. They were attended by Mrs. Herman Schwechter, a sister of the bride, of Easton, and Miss Florence Kichline, of Slatington, as maid of honor, and Harry Drew, of Easton, as best man. A wedding dinner was served at the home of Robert Kichline. The newly wedded couple left for New York citv U'llPrft tlicv will tor New York city where they will spend a short honeymoon On their return they will take Z the?r re"i- dence at Easton in their newly furn ished home . ninarf A tr I The clerks in the Bethlehem South Side postofflce have received J Charter I i '"5 , members of the American rcunauon or ivaoor. Store and Apartment For Rent 6 rooms, third heat. $30.00; u '""l " " " dwelling sn.,( 1: 1 and lnden Call or write M A 14-3t Ashes Hauled. by auto truck. Price 15 and 20 cents per barrel, or $1.50 to $2.00 per load Call A. Liebensberger, 5.".9 South Fifth sueet. Bell phone K552-R. j28-tf LUNCH 50c. r.erv oay trom noon until 2 P. M at the Columbia Hotel Tenth and Hamilton Sts. 1 i,. ' , Dont Fail J Chunk Wednesday to be examined by io buy your Curtain Needs NOW. local board No. 1. was arrested by De-Keductions of 20 to 25 cents, below tective Daniel Thomas on oath of legUlaf price. f'nniP in anH GCA ffr T -.' n-ifa idaroinff him n-iit. yourself. H. S. LANDIS & CO u4 Hamilton St.. ( Opp. Hess Bros. 15-2t THE ALLENTOTO MORxXING LEADING LOCAL TOPIC OF DAY George T. Fonda, H. R. Bradfer, A. Soleliac and James F. Gallagher Point -Out Need for Concerted and Immediate Work The Americanization of the foreigner Is a business Dronnsit.inn. and j f " ts brought o,,t in L sinking fact5 DrouSht out in an address, made Dy ueorge L. Fonda, head of the department of labor and safety of the Bethlehem Steel Company, at a meeting of the Americanization committee of the Chamber of Commerce, held last evening in the Chamber of Commerce rooms. It is from this staji- point mat the Bethlehem Steel Com I n s. "inS this work, and has been doing it for the last four years. Another striking fact brought out by Mr. Fonda, as well as by H. R. Erader, Safety and Welfare Inspector for the American Steel and Wire company, was that many foreigners are now inclined towards going back to Europe after the war, and that a most vigorous camaipgn of Americanization is necessary to prevent this happening on a scale which would knock the bottom , out of certain departments and certain industries in this vicinity. After these two speakers had concluded, Chairman E. A. Soleliac said that the only thing to" do was to set started, and it was accordingly decid-1 mai a contract De drawn up immediately between the Americanization committee and James F. Gallagher, who is to take charge of the Americanization work in this city. Mr. Gallagher was present at the meeting and made a few remarks. A meeting for this nurnose win he heirt today. Survey Reveals Important Data. Between one-fourth and one-fifth of tne JO.uOO employees at the Bethlehem Steel Works are foreign born, according to a survey which has just been completed by the Bureau of uaDor and Safety, and of which a brief summary was given by Mr. Fonda. A total of 31 nationalities are represented among this number. Quite a number of these foreigners have taken out their first naturalization papers, but proceeded no further. About 50 per cent of them, in answer to an express question included in the survey, were not interested in becoming American citizens, primarily because they wanted to go back to Europe after the war. Especially were the Austrians, Hungarians, Slovaks, Polish and Windish inclined this way. Many of them said they wanted to go back because they were curious to find out what has happened to their friends. This drain upon our labor resources, Mr. Fonda pointed out, must be check ed. If these men go back, their governments will keep them there. This would be a most serious matter, es pecially ror certain lines of work "men nave Deen largely employed inese particular racial groups. "TJn- USAAG ATHLETIC TOURNEY LAST EVENING A HUMMER The quarantine at the U. S. A. S. camp has made boxing and wrestling one of the favorite sports at the Fair Grounds and last night at the Tourney, the Recreation hall was packed to the doors with the wearers of the Knaki who gathered to see the Ibouts The officers too have lately manifest ed a marked interest In the sport J and last evening quite a number were present. The boxing touts proved to be thrillers and the outcome was a surprise to many. The feature of the evening was the bout between Johny Dutko, the Allentown lad now at the camp, and Behrems, of section 567, which Behrems won after four grueling rounds, proving to be the pre-vailable dark horse. The other boxing matches of the evening were of three round duration. David, of section 557, winning from Aarons, 556, and Ames, of Casuals, found a comparatively easy task in gaining a decision over Dougles, of Casuals. In wrestling Wolly, section 541, and Fitzgerald, section 531, battled, tugged sweated ten minutes to a draw. Bergner, section 529, won from James, section 579, in a straight fall. Ollsotv quartermaster department and Linn, section 520, wrestled a ten. minute draw. ! WALKING CONTEST FEATURES TONIGHT'SORPHEUM SHOW George N. Brewn, champion walker of the world, is giving a very interesting demonstration of pedestrianism at the Orpheum on his own invention, the Twentieth Century Novelty Walking Machine. His walking partner in a one-mile race is Billy Weston, a direct descendant of the famous walker, Albert Payson Weston. At tonight's performance there will be a contest, open to the public, and for which cash prizes will be awarded. It is anticipated that this will be a most interesting demonstration, appealing to those who appreciate the healthfulness of walking. As constructed the machine is on the order of the treadmill seen in the "County Fair," "The Futurity Winner." and other similar plays, except that the Brown machine is built on the level instead of an incline. The general public, both male and female, is invited to participate in tonights contest. 1 Wjfe Deserter Arrested. I Allen Benninger, of Walnutport, for merly or uansiora, uu wem iu iuaucn .desertion and non sunort. He was committed for a hearing on Saturdav. (His wife and four children reside in jPenn Forest township. CALL, FRi'dIy, islSlS OF FOREIGNERS less a concerted campaign of Americanization hold these men," said Mr Fonda, "employers will find the bottom knocked out of certain departments in their establishments." "The Bethlehem Steel Company is at present spending more than $300 a month for this work, and because we feel that what you are going to go in Allentown will also help us, we are willing to make a substantial contribution." Reviews Americanization Work. Mr. Fonda then reviewed the Amer-lcanization work which has heen done by the Bethlehem Steel Co. The movement started four years ago, when about 200 men were enrolled in classes which were held in the nnhHn schools of South Bethlehem. These classes ran from September until j ln touch with market reports, etc. June, and were conducted in conjunc-j '"Tne Farm Bureau and the Board of tion with the Lehigh University Y. m. I Governors of the Chamber of Com-C. A. Membersvof this organization ' merce have considered the complaints w ere trained for this work so that ! of tnese families, which comprise the methods and substance of the teach- j stronS. influential farmers of the up-ing were standarized. They were tak-; per end and of our county and we en into the plant, shown under what i see their complaints are justified. W industrial conditions the foreigners i therefore ask you to use your good worked, and given a small salarv frr!offlces to make every effort to prompt- their teaching. Th second year, more than 1 000 enrolled in these classes, and the! third year, the number increased to almost 1,500. This last year, the number fell to 200, due to the influ: ence of propagandists, mainly German, who went about saying that the whole Americanization movement was. simply a matter of getting foreigners into readiness for the military draft. Suggests Survey For City. The speaker suggested that a survey, similar to that made at South Bethlehem, be made in this city. He also stressed the fact that it is vitally important that the work be pushed with the greatest vigor, and that it is especially to the interests of manu-' rv?.0? lthe er.j n, n lu tuvji uiitruL iiu iiumeuiaie advantage. H. R. Brader. H. R. Brader, Safety and Welfare Inspector of the American Steel and Wire Company, gave-a brief talk, pointing out that out of 1102 em ployees at the Wire Mill in this city. r J 1 t-m- i m a . OVV aie lUmKIl UOril. lie IOia HI a series of personal interviews with and forty members were enrolled, and every one of these men, concerning the charter list will be kept open un-their willingness to learn the language til next Thursdav evening when an- and to become American citizens. He said that many of the foreigners in their employ were anxious to become naturalized, but had no oppor- tunity or facilities for learning thejHenry Funk; lecturer, E. G. Hopkins;' lauguasc ne siaicu niau auuui ou ; per cent were leaning towards going i home after the war, and that a vig-; orous campaign of Americanization . was necessary to influence this ele- ment. ALL MERCHANTS INVITED 'TO INSTITUTE TONIGHT "Getting Together for Better Busi ness win oe tne tneme ior ine nnaj meeting of the Merchants' Institute to be held tomorrow evening in the as sembly room of the Chamber of Com merce. At this meeting, Mr. Fisk. the direc tor of the institute, will summarize his observations which he has made of the mercantile bufiiness in the city during his stay here. While he has been going about this week, he has had his eyes open, and been surveying things as it were. It is always inter esting to learn what an outsider thinks, especially if that one he an expert. Mr. Fisk will summarize his impressions, not in a sense of flattery on the one hand, or destructive criti-dsm on the other. It will be a "constructive talk all the way through. To this meeting are invited all the merchants of the city, regardless of whether they are members of the Merchants' Bureau or not. Nor is the meeting restricted to members of the Chamber of Commerce. All merchants in the city are cordially invited to attend. GILL, HURT, COULDN'T COME; BOUTS ANNULLED LAST NIGHT There was no boxing show in Lyric Arena last night. The representative of Johnny Gill wired at five o'clock yesterday afternoon that Gill would be unable to appepar because of an injury to his arm and true to their promise that they would show only what was advertised, the management of the Lyric called off the entire show. Telephones were used in notifying all the fans possible that there would be no show and indications were that one of the biggest houses of the season would have seen the contest. The club management retained the services of Laughlin to appear in the windup next Thursday night, against the best man that can be secured. It is probable that Walter Laurette, of New York, will be Laughlin's opponent, while the rest of the card will be the same as previously announced. CHIMNEY FIRE CALLS ALLEN INTO SERVICE A still alarm was turned in from the home of Barney J. O'Donnell, 221 Ridge avenue, at 5.21 yesterday afternoon, for a fire in the chimney. The Allen Fire Company responded and Quickly extinguished the flames with the aid of chemicals. Very little damage was done Abraham Efrom, the Lansford business man, was in this city yesterday. The condition of William Arthur, of Coplay, who was operated upon for an internal trouble at the hospital, Is but slightly improved. NORTHERN TO FARMERS TS Chamber of Commerce Joins in Efforts to Have Their . , Service Restored. The farmers and businessmen of the upper end of the county whose daily mail service has been badly crippled by the rearrangement of the train schedule on the S. & L. R. R. are very anxious that their former service be restored and in response to their complaints the Chamber of Commerce has adddredded the following letter to Post Master Klingler: "A number of serious complaints have reached this body regarding the delayed mail service i nthe upper end of Lehigh county, the strong potato belt of the county. Farmers state their service has been so crippled they cannot receive a letter from Allentown on the same day it is written: that It is impossible for them to secure a daily newspaper md thus cannot keep up to date with information so i V1a' at tnis time.' i he delay of their mail laying over! a day, interferes with their shipping produce promptly and their keeoina jlv restore service they enjoyed before tnis change was made, in order that these people will not be discriminated against, and tnat we may hold their good will for Co-opera ton at this crucial periord in our county's efforts on the battlefield periods in our country's efforts on the battlefield of Europe. "Will you kindly advise out at the progress in your efforts." The patrons on the live rural routes directly affected are urged to write to Postmaster Klinger telling him exactly what inconvience they are subjected too. If the people write their complaints they will aid materialy in letting the government know just what the situation is. nmiMTVlO nun i-tii nniimr COUNTY'S TWELFTH GRANGE ORGANIZED AT TREXLERTOWN District Deputy Grand Master Daniel G. Hopkins last evening organized Trexlertown Grange, the twelfth grange to be organized in Lehigh county, at a meeting held in Trexler erhnnl ilt! T3r.o ,5 other meeting will be held at the same place. The officers chosen last evening are! Master .Tnhn Markka- nvoroocr secretary, E. G. M. Kuhns; treasurer, Oliver R. Bastian; Steward, William Kratzer; assistant steward, Clifford Koch: ladv assistant steward Kuhns; chaplain, William Berky; ceres, Mrs. John Marcks; Pomona, Mrs. Jennie R. Bastian; Flora, Mrs. Wm. Kratzer; gate keeper. Milton G. Haaf. The executive committee will be chosen at next Thursday's meeting. RED CROSSlVORklOLD TO KIWANIS MEMBERS Edward A. Soleliac, local chairman of the Red Cross Society, made a stirring address yesterday at the weekly luncheon of the Kiwanis Clum held at the Hotel Traylor. Mr. Soleliac told of the wonderful work done by the noble order and urged all members to give it their hearty support. lhe silent booster was Harry J. Troxell, of the Bowen Grocery, who announced that he had presented ten pounds of coffee each to the Good Shepherd Home, the Day Nursery and the Rescue Mission. The guests at the meeting were James W. Fisk, of New York, former advertising manager of Lord & Tay lor; Jay Crissey, of Jamestown, N. Y.; C. IE. Mendrick, of Bingham ton, N. Y.; F. A Brennan, of New York; D. A. Miller, of the Morning Call; Will H. Koch, Harvey S. Dengler and Harry Pastorius, of this city. Next week's meeting will he held at the Hotel Columbia, when .N. S. Biery, of the Allentown Business College, will be the oral booster and G. Harold Bechtel, local manager for R. G. Dun & Co., will be the silent booster. Schantz Sale Netted $1500. At the public sale of the farm stock of the late Morris R. Schantz. at Ore- field, yesterday, horses brought as high as 1197.50 and cows as high as $90. The total sale amounted to fl500. S. Walter Snyder was the auction eer. Run Down But Recovering. A run down system Is caused largely by a nervous condition due to lack of Iron which puts fresh blood in the nerves. You will eat better, sleep bet ter and get up in the morning feeling like doing things. You will feel the old time vim and snap of youth running through your veins; and go about doing your day's work with delight if you use TRUTONE TABLETS. They contain Iron, Nux, Phosphorus and other strength producing drugs and fold to you at the American Medicine Co., Allentown and Slatington. n26-eod-tf Special Shoe Sale. Men's Dress or Work Shoes ...$2.45 Indies' Lace or Butt. Shoes ...$2.45 Infants' Sample Shoes ...79c and 95c SHAFER & LOHRMAN, 14-2t 116 North Seventh St. DINNER 75c. Every day at the Columbia Hotel. Tenth and Hamilton Sts., from 6 to 8 P. M. 14 2t. . .. . NEW LEATHER STORE ; "Wholesale and Retail" Sole Leather of all kinds Shoe Repairers' toola and supplies. THE "K" SHOE FINDING CO., 1039 Hamilton St 13-4t A. G.SAEGER MANSION TO BE SOLDSATURDAY One of the Handsomest Homes in the City Will Go Under the Hammer. On account of historical associations and for other reasonsr a great deal of interest attaches to the sale of the home of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred G. Saeger, which will be held on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the lobby of the Lehigh Valley Trust Company. This property Is located at Fourth and Walnut streets, and it is at once the most pretentious and expensive home in AUentown, surrounded with ) all the association that made this the Queen City of the Lehigh Valley. The property represents an actual investment of at least sixty thousand dollars. It is hardly expected that it will bring that at the sale, and the chances are that the lucky purchaser will get at a moderate price a home to which he can always point with- pride. . ! rm :j3 i f The magnificent house. 49 bv 42 feet, is located on a lot with a front- age of 158 feet onWalnut street and 146 feet deep. Besides bay windows and porches there are two additions to the house, which make it one of the most commodious homes in the city, larger than some hotels. Mr. Saeger was ag reat lover of horses and there is a stable which can be used for a garage. There are, of course, all improvements in the way of gas and electric- jity, with three or four fire places and 'an adequate steam heating plant. The outlook is one of the most pleasing in the city. The front faces Allen Park, with Trout Hall restored, and the neighborhood represents the best of the city and Lehigh Valley in intellect, social standing and accomplishments. The ground was embraced in the historic tract taken by Jares Allen, the founder of Allentown, as the site for Trout Hall, and with the lapse of time became the property of the Homeopathic Healing Art Association, whose buildings were located on the site of the Second Ward school house. When the Homeopathic enterprise went its way, the property was 'bought by a Mr. Goepp, of Bethlehem, from whom it was purchased by Christian Pretz, in his day the leading citizen of Alelntown, a giant in business and a director of the Lehigh Valley Railroad. For a time Asa Packer, the founder of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, looked upon the property as a site for Lehigh University, but when he decided to establish that institution in South Bethlehem, Mrs. Pretz built upon it his home, which is the property that will be sold on Saturday. It was originally a double house, Mr. Pretz living on one side, and his son rniiip on the other. About 1872 it was purchased by Mr. Saeger who transformed it into one house and a nome tnat was really a mansion There are about twenty rooms, all wen ngntea, the feature of the archi icciurai sciieme neing a wiae open stairway to the third floor, above wnicn is a skylight. This stairway is in cherry, with easy landings. There is a foyer hall, to the front nf whir-h is a stained glass window, which adds not only to the lighting but enhances the artistic effect. Both the window and the skylight were made by Tiffany's and are beauiful and expensive. On the first floor also are parlor, library, music room, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen, butler's pantry, scullery and laundry. The floors are in hardwood and the decorative effects lavish and beautiful. The bed rooms are superb in location and large in size, and on the second floor alone are 23 closets, besides two baths. It is to be hoped the property will come into the possession of some family who will carry out the fine traditions of the place, but it would also be most desirable as a club room, lodge home or fraternity house, in which respect it would surpass anything now in the city. 't ... wnoever gets tne property will have something to be proud of. modern, desirable and handsome, around which cling thoughts and memories of the pioneers of this throbbing municipality. WASHINGTON-LINCOLN CELEBRATION BY S. OF V. Under the auspices of Allen Camp of Sons of Veterans a joint celebration of Lincoln and Washington days was held last evening in the meeting hall of the camp and the room was crowded to its capacity. The music was by the Marine Band. Rev. F. c. Wunder had the invocation. Addresses on both great Americans were made by Judge C. A. Groman, Captain H. W Elvidge, J. J. Snyder, District Attorney Warren K. Miller and Rev. Dr. J. A. W'iegand. Coal Hauled at any time and anywhere. Also local and long distance moving. . Call A. Leibensberger, 559 South .Fifth St Bell phone 1352-R. ' J28-tf A CHICKEN WITH O.NE LEG at Krim' Restaurant, 42 North Sixth street would not amount to much because of the generous portion served. Order whatever you please and you will be pleased with whatever vou order. We will be glad to show you our Kitchen. Come in, the cooking's fine. Trespass Notices. Fifty cents per dozen, ready for immediate delivery. Postage, 5c per dozen extra. At the Morning Call office. Sore Throat Is Dangerous. An if not treated at once may lead into something more serious. Nyals Throat Gargle is an effective antiseptic treatment for sore and inflamed mouths, tonsils and throats and if used according to directions will give immediate relief. Price 25 cent3 at PETERS' BRUG STORE, J20-tf 633 Hamilton Street DINNER 75c7 Every day at the Columbia Hotel. Tenth and Hamilton Sts., from 6 to 8 P, M., 14 2t. r X V LA Committees Named For Departments and the Work to Be Pushed. The Pennsylvania Division of the Woman's committee of the Council of National Defense, held its organization meeting in the rooms of the Chamber of Commerce yesterday morning. The following organization was effected: Chairman, Mrs. J. G. Rupp; vice chairman, Mrs. F. O. Ritter; secretary and treasurer. Mrs. A. Samuels. Department of Registration Mrs. J. , J. Schindel. Food Conservation and Home Eco nomics Mrs. M. H. Malloy and Mrs. H. J. Barnhurst. Women in Intfustry Mrs. Annie E. Leisenring. Maintenance of Existing Social Agencies (settlement, public health,'"' nursing, philanthropy, day nursey. general social work Mrs. Mary Ro-mig and Miss Sarah McClellan. Education Miss Nellie Walsh. Liberty Loan Miss Constance Erd-man and Miss Lena Hoffman. Home and Foreign Relief (Red Cross, etc.) Mrs. S. A. Butz. Safe Guarding of Moral and Spiritual Forces Mrs. L. L. Anewalt. Councilman Wheeler, chairman of the division of equipment and supply of the public safety committee, spokw to the members and outlined the work that should be done along the lines of food conservation and food production. The Women's committee operates by congressional sanction and provid-! es the main channel which all work of other organizations in the war must take. , The various departments will organ- ize their work immediately and prose, cute it throughout the townships,' boroughs and towns of Lehigh county. Mrs. Annie E. Leisenring was named press agent. The next regular meet-' ing will be held on February 28. in the Chamber of Commerce rooms at 9.30 o'clock. ' PREP. VS. PHILLIPSBURG H. S. HERE SATURDAY AFTERNOON This Saturday the Ibasketball team, of Allentown Preparatory School will meet for the first time the five of Phillipsburg High School in a game Altho the two schoola are in location close enough to permit the engaging in all forms of athletic competition this i8 the first time the two have met in the cage. Phillipsburg1 has not encouraged the sport in recent years, but this season thev aw represented by a large and heavy team and have been very successful in winning the majority of games on their schedule. Allentown Prep, also has enjoyed a banner year, having lost only one game on the home floor this season, heinir defeated h T.hirVi Freshmen in a five-minute extra period on Wednesday evening. The game Is scheduled for 2.30 and Phillipsburg has asked that section of the balcony be reserved as they desire tu bring a cheering section over to support the team. A. H. S. BASKET BALL TEAM SHAKEN UP The High School basket ball team will have a new line-up when it appears on the floor on Saturday evening on facing Harrisburg Tech. Owing to sickness and disaffection among some of the varsity squad it has been necessary to put Saadl and Northup in the line-up Instead of Mover. Heber- ling and Weston.-Knauss will act as sixth man for the game on Saturday. , - i REV. SAYRES TO SUCCEED REV. BASSLER AT HARRISBURG At a congregational meetine of members of the Second Reformed Church. Harrisburg. it was decided in issue a call to the Rev. Albert M ; ' Sayres. assistant pastor of a largo New York church, to succeed Rev. Harry Nelson Bassler. who reRimeri tn' become an army chaplain. Rev. Sayres is a graduate of the seminary at Lan-. caster, and a post-graduate of a New' York Seminary. . STANO'S CONSIGNMENT SHOE SALE A REMARKABLE SUCCESS The last two weeks have been the greatest two weeks of shoe nelllng in' the history of our business. These re-, markable shoe valnes will be continued during the month of February. Ia, order to make room for our new line of Spring shoes that are. coming i, very soon. All Winter Footwear Reduced from 10 to 20 Per Cent. ' "Established in 1911" N. STANO & SONS, y ' 419 Front Street, 3-15. Catasauqua, Pa. Spring Shoe Stylet. We are READY with, the GOODS now showing the advance styles In Footwear for the vernal season Ladies' "Grey Kid" Military Heels (Laced) Ladies' "qrey Kid" (lace) Cloth Tops, (With French Heels) Ladies' Field Mouse Grey (lace) Cloth Tops, (With French Heels) Ledies genuine "White". Washable Kid (lace). Military French Heels These are only a FEW of the styles w are showing. Come in, ask to see .ew ipnng Footwear ' and we wiil gladly show you OTHERS. H. S. KECK &. CO. . 1 742 Hamilton Street, (H. E. Butz, Propr.) Carpets For Rooms, Hall or Stair in big varieties. New Spring Stock already received. You are welcome at any time to see them. H. S. LANDIS & CO., 834 Hamilton St., Opp. Hess Bros. 15-2t Electric Vacuum Cleaners With Revolving Brush. Takes up lint, hairs, dust, dirt? ,- modern household necessity moderately priced. DUNGAN & FRY. HIS Hamilton Si. Economical Home Furnishers. 1 2 y. i. cV Fl 1 IT

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