The Call from Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania on February 17, 1911 · 1
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ME VOL. XX. NO. 7 Minnie CORK FVFNTCl lHJitlLrllUUU UUITUIIU Lil L.1UU This Town to Have tainment HigH" School Musical, Foresters Will Dance, An Oratorio, Pox Chases, Etc - On Tuesday and "Wednesday evenings of next week, February 21st and 22nd, a concert and entertainment will be given in the High School room (No. 1). The program contains: piano solos and duetts, a cornet solo, a vocal solo, two quartettes, violin solos, a class song, several good recitations and a Bhort farce that will give you a laugh. The Juniors and others are having the tickets for sale 10 cents for children 12 years and under; all others 15 cents. Help this matter along because the money will be used for High School improvements, the proceeds constituting the memorial fund for the class of 1912. The program begins at 8 p. m. The program which will be rendored is as follows: Selection, Lily of the Prairie, High School Orchestra. ....Piano Solo,. "Waving Scurfs," Euth Thomas. Jiecitation, "The Cow. and the Bishop," E. Rycartla Herb. Piano Duett, "Fanfare," Rebecca Sterner, Rachel Knnrr. . Violin .Solo,' "Largo," from Xerxes, John Starr. Selection, Male Quartette, "The Bulldog," Messrs. Davis,-Krecker, Starr, Quinter. Piano Duett, "Emperor March," Christine Hoy, Helen Underwood. Recitation, "The Actor's Story," Christine Raudenbush. Piano Solo, "Menu.it A, Antique," Jlelen Berger. r.'ornet Solo, "Friendship Polka," Charles Teter. Piano Duett, "111 Trovatorc," Celeste and Edward Mengle. Class S(ing,"Bood-bye Betty Brown, " the Juniors. Piano Solo, "Dunce 'Caprice," Blanche Becker,. '. - Vocal Stilo,' "Carmena," Florence Sansapr. Rending, "A Yankee Love," Charles favjes. Piano Duett, Sextette from Lucia, Helen Berger, Mary Betz. Double Mixed Quartette, The Old-tiine Dance. Violin Solo, ."March from Tami-lianser," Harold Riebsaanien. - Piano Duett,." Lnstspiel Overture," . Florence and Mamie Weist. Farce, "The Schoolmaster. " Cast of rhnrncters: Dr. Pellet, Allyn Deibert; Timothy Tullyhorn, Jay Daniels; Sam ?iimwon, alia Peabody, William Kline. Selection, "Midnight Special," orchestra. Wednesday, February the 22nd, members of Pecos Tribe of Red Men, of -town, together with their wives and lady friends, will banquet in royal style in Keystone Hall. Prior to the banquet a delightful promiscuous program will be rendered in the lodge room in the Voder building. The committee in charge of the same are making extensive preparations for the affair, which promises to be a grand success. PAID OFF DEBT. Sunday, February 12th, the congregation of St. John's Reformed Church raised the amount of $7511.00 by subscriptions. This covered the amount which was still due on the improvements made the past few years, consisting of the erection of a handsome parsonage on Main street, the building of a chapel at the roar of the church and improvements to the interior of the church. The members gave very liberally and the amount . was' readily subscribed. Quite a number of subscriptions were made by members In memory of their friends who were former members of the church and who have passed to the world beyond. Subscriptions in nieiuorium were received as follows: Robert Jones, Harry 2u1ick, Justus Sheerer, William H. Levau, Sarah Le-vnn, Mrs. Kate Beckley, Mrs. Susan Whitman, Mrs. Amelia Whitman, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Wilson, Daniel Warner, Sr., Daniel Sharadin, Dr. H. N. Coxe, Chas. Maj'berry, Mrs. Mary Hoffman, Mrs. Sarah Achenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kantner. St. John's Reformed Church has the Un-Sont church and Sunday School mom l...rshii, in the town. During the" last four years the members have paid .on the average 5,000 annually, including tho payor's salary, benevolence, current expenses and payments on the debt, the original amount of which, was $10,-500.00. The church and Sunday school 'give to benevolence the grand amount, of $750.00. Rev. O. H. Strunck is the pastor of St. John's Reformed. ' Hi cut in Stetson Hats, nil styles.' Doutrich St Co. Plenty of Enter Next. Week Red Men Will Banquet, Court Progressive No. 324, Foresters of America, will hold a grand euchre and dance in Keystone Hall, Monday evening, Fobruary 20th. Euchre will be played from 8 to 10 p. m., after whicli dancing will be indulged in until 2 o'clock a. m. Bensingcr's orchestra will furnish the music. Handsome prizes will be awarded to the winners in the euchre." The tickets are 35c. and are selling rapidly. The committee insures all who attend a vory pleasant time. ' - An Easter oratorio entitled "The Great Light," by Finley Lyon, will be rendered in St. John's Reformed church by a chorus of thirty-five voices, comprising singers from the different churches of town, under the leadership of George A,. Berger. The exact date as yet has not been decided upon, however, it will be hold some time during the month of April. The Boloists will be: Soprano, Mrs. Geo. Long, Elsie Sherer, Sadie Sausser; alto, Helen Kline; tenors, William Lutz, .Harry Smith, George Long; bass, Oliver Warner, George Auchenbaeh and Heber Felix, Saturday, February 23th, a grand fox chase will be held at the Half Way House, I. C. Imboden, proprietor. The chase will begin at 2 o'clock. A big dance will be held at the hotel in the evening. The Spring Garden Orchestra has been engaged to furnish nmslo for the occasion. An invitntion to attend is extended to all. The Girls' Club, of the Methodist church, is perfecting arrangements for the Maltha Washington party and entertainment to be given in the church Wednesday evening. February" 22nd. A splendid entertainment is being arranged and pretty decorations will he in evidence. Refreshments will be served. Tickets and entertainment are ten cents. Grand Drawing. A grand drawing will be held Wednesday. February 22nd, for the benfit of the Spring Garden Ride Club. The holder of the coupon with the lucky number will receive a twenty-pound turkey. The tickets sell at 5c. Saturday, February 18th, a grand fox chase will be held by Earl Whitman, proprietor of Hotel Central, at 2 o 'clock p. m. A fair deal to all dogs entered. The chase promises to be well attended. Quite a number of dogs have already been entered. Washington's Birthday will be a big day at the Columbia Hotel, R. V. Kram-mes, proprietor. In the afteruoon at 2 o'clock a grand fox chase will be held. In the evening an old-time dance will be held. An old-time violinist and pianist having been engaged to furnish music for the lovers of the terpsichorean art. A pig roast will also be given. An invitation is extended to all. SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE. Sunday School attendance Sunday, February 12th, was as follows: St. John 's Reformed 328 First Reformed ...... Grace Evangelical St. Matthew's Lutheran... Christ Lutheran ..,..,.. United Brethren Methodist St. Ambrose Trinity Evangelical. Total , . 280 .. 223 ., 213 .. 209 . . 179 ,, 90 ... 80 . . 00 ..1004 Funeral of Edward Bast. .' The funeral of Edward Bast was bold Sunday afternoon from his late resi dence on Berne street. Serevicps were conducted at the house and in the Grace Evangelical church by Rev. G. A. Maurey. The funeral was very largely attended. The Improved Order of Heptnsophs, Carroll Lodge No. 120, I. O. O. P., and Pecos Tribe of Red Men No. 317 attended in a body. Numerous floral offerings were presented "by friends and relatives. Floral designs were also presented by the three lodges of which he was an active member and by the Sunday School class of which the deceased wns a member. Interment was made in the Union cemetery. D. M. Wagner was funoral director. The pall bearers were: ' Harry Mease, John Dewald, Win. Weissnor, -Wm, Snyder, Win. Sweigert and Elmer Swartz. ' Don't forgot the newest thing in Overcoats, "Presto.''' During this sale all alterations will be made without extra charge on all Suits, Overcoats and Raincoats, BdutrtClt & Co. SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA., FKIDAt, L0CWS Maybe You. Know, Maybe You Don't Items Of Interest And Importance Con cerning People, Things And Events Of The Week. At the roceut meeting of the South ern County Medical Societyheld at the home of Dr. Moore, the society inaugur ated a credit jSystem, which will be strictly adhered to by all. Names of parties who have contracted and still owe, one or more of the physicians bills for services rendered, were handed to the secretary. .A list was made and each physician given a copy. Delinquent pntients will hereafter be required not only to pay the physician in advance . when his services are re quested, but will also have to square up with the other physicians before his call will be answered.- The doctors claim that numerous patients contract a bill with one physician, then take on an' other physician, contract a bill with him, then secure theservices of another and so en. There is some talk of the milkmen and the merchants of town following up thejstep taken by the physicians in establishing a system of credit such as above, as there are numerous people, it is stated, make a practice of "hiuiging up one 'dealer" and then taking on another. This will be an effective remedy for this practice. The Big Reduction Sale at Doutrich & Co. 's closes Tuesday, February 21st. - Doutrich & Co. The first game of the three-man bowl-, ing tournament wasbowled the other evening at the Crescent bowling alleys, betwen the first and second teams. Following is the scores: . First Team, Huling ,,161 J30 139 436 Kerschner .248 187 167 588 Weber 161 143 143 457 Second Team. . 148 r .137 428 157 428 Kill 450 ; 1306 138417 145 443 . 16S .478 1338 116381 181 "534 148 ,445 Kerschner Bair . . , C. Kerschner. . ...140 ...110 ...121 151 101 Mil Third Team. Aulenbnch 132 147 W. Trostel 138 100 Hamerley 148 1G2 Fourth Team. .151 114 .'.'.202' 151 ..107 133 Phillips . . Burkert . Rettinger 1303 Additional bowling scores made last evening: Team No, 1. 124 ; 156 135 H. Huling H. Kerschner. . C. Kerscimer. . ..142 -.'.160 ..134 100 426 157 473 165 434 . ' 13:13 164 417 169- 400 193 480 Team No. 107 1.16 143 5. 140 135 144 P. Bettler.. H. Heffner. F. Heim... 1357 Tuesday, February 21st, is the last day for the Big Mid-Winter Reduction Sale. Doutrich & Co. E. Bright Pflueger welcomed a 9-pound baby girl to his home. Mr. and Mis. Oscar Stripe, of Penn avenue, became the parents of a baby boy. Sunday evening the Sunday school of St. Matthew's Lutheran church will render a foreign missionary service in the church. An interesting program has been arranged... . . , n; George Keller, of town, has secured a position on the engineer corps which is making surveys for the building of a trolley lire between C'amploestown and Lebanon, which will be constructed by the Chocolate King, "Hershey." t, j The position of Assistant Station Agent at the local P. & R. station, made. vacant by the resignation of -Newton Deibert, who will shortly engage In the manufacture of shoes, will be filled by Howard Stageiy of town. ' E. H. Hass-lef, of Hamburg, will take the position formerly held by Mr. Stager. Valentine Day was the occasion for many pleasantries, especially amongst the childron in the lower garde schools, where there were many exchanges, cotir toons and othprny ., They started in distributing the in vets early in the morning and, like thfc proverbial ballot- box stuffors, voted enrly and '"often. Tlie sale of stamps at the post office totalled almost $250, and the clerical force tit the office was kept on the hustle throughout the entire day. BURN To Mr. and Mrs. Ctios. Loy, Camden, N. J., 11 hiiby boy, on Wefl. Feb. V. The Presto Coat is the biggest thing vet. Not in it unless you have one. Now ie your time. XWuttidh k Co, THE BUSY BEE' v How This Insect lives. Works And is Cared For A Very Interesting Autl Instructive History r Filled With Much Valuable Information - (By Dilman C. Gilhani, Apairist) '''"'..'' ''.'.' v '''''' i To the common observer as' he passes by an apiary during Jhe summer mpntli, he notices, the bees as they pass jVnfl out of their homes, ani know not what is going on inside. He may pause for two or three moments to watch the "busy little bee" and then pass on and forget about them. . "' If you would know that within jtbose hivos there were nurses and architects of great skill, he might , stop ; for a. greater length of time and consider what he perceives. -.Within there are, nurses , feeding young larvae or brood and architects building combs witm the greatest .regularity that, is possible. The comb built for the purpose of raising female or worker bees within,- measure five cells to an inch and that comb in which, male or drone ies'are ,'itehed measures four cells to -an inch, as . the drone bee is larger. iPJ i Before explaining; fag. mk carried on within those homes. I 'believe it- is necessary to give .unto, the.feader an idea of the inside of tfw, modern hive. The up-to-date bee ,i:e'epcr 'ofoday does not bother with throld straw skeep or box hive in which tbef "bees built they1 combs to suit themselves? but uses the modern hive, which, contains' eight or ten frames, according to his desire as to the size of the hive wanted, and in which the- bee3 build their combs, thus allowing ' the npiars't to remove those combs and examine them whenever "nee-essary. ' :- . . ? The tep frame hive is becoming the standard size in width ami -if a bet keeper prefers a smaller Jjrflod nest, he uses a liivq which is not as TUFer instance, what is known as theftlloffman frame, used In t'.n Dovetaile'iRHive, is. a frame .measuring HxO inches, and the Dansienbaker f rnine,. jirii a hive given the Baton name, is IXxxry in.-hca. A ten frame Danzenbaker hire giving about as much room as an eight frame hive containing the Hoffman - frame?. As the top and bottom of all modem hives are loose, the top and bottom of the Danzenbaker hive can be used on tho ten frame Dovetailed Hive, but not on the eight frame hive, thus you see tho advisability of nsing a standard size hive throughout your apiary. : . This part of the hive containing those large frames is known as the brood nest in which the queen lays the eggs, the brood being cared for by the nurs? bees nnd hatched out. A good queci will lay from .2,000 to 3,000 eggs per day, and as it takes 21 days for a worker bee to hatch from the time the egg is laid, you will find from 40,000 to 50,000 brood within those combs, re quiring from eight to ten frames 'to hold -this amount of ,brood and havinjr not more than three or four pounds of honey in the brood nest. The bees not only gather honey bu' also the pollen or yellow dust from th. flowers. The pollen is used in feeding the young and is a necessity. , Sojne times the supply of pollen within a hive is running low and it is necessary fo-the bee-keeper to get a substitute and feed it to the bees. Rye flour has been found to answer the purpose, but is not like that which nature supplies. The surplus honey which is eo -ing in over the amount needed to feed th" young, .the bees are, carrying above iuty the -second and third and sometimes fourth stories of their hives, these stories being known as the supers. The supers may contain 32 small sections, made to contain one pound , of comb honey and to be placed on the market just as it come from ,the hive, or it may contain what is known as the extracting rrame, which honey is extracted and put up in glasses, bottles, etc. ' '. A bee is nbole to carry on a trip from the fields one-twenty-thousandths of a pound of honey, thus requiring 20,000 bees, each making one trip, to bring in a pound of honey. As. the nectar is gathered by the bee with its wonderful and delicate little tongue, it transfers it from the tongue to the "oesophagus" or "gullet" and thenee to the honey stomach. On arrival at the hive it ex pels the contents of the honey-sac into a cell; but during its stay in the honey-sac, tho nectar has undergone a r!iir;e';'' that is, it has been convp'ted. from ane sugar of .nectar into ', the grapc ;sugar of. honey, by the agency of a certain gland.' When the first warm day of . spring appear, the bees come out to enjoy the' sunshine. .Before Jong they- aro out hunting for Wd, and if there . are any flowers .open they are sure jto find them, (To be continued.) ; Remember the last day for the Big Reduction Sale is Tuesday, February 2Iut. Buy'now. DSutrtCB 'C9. FEBRUARY 17, 1911. SPECIALRECTION Loan Carries. 647 Vote Yes, 9 Vote No. ' Citizens Materially Assist in Hastening The Day of an Adequate Supply of ' Water by Voting Tor Loan February 14th was special election day for Schuylkill Haven. ' As usual, the election day was accompanied by the ideal weather, rain and snow, but notwithstanding the inclement, weather the electors if, Schuylkill Haven have ben so thoroughly aroused over the question npfbn Mich they voted that ol the 1,284 yotert in the borough, a little more thai? mbI iof this nmber exercisea their rights ii t manifested their inter est in the mi tor by coming out and voting. Thcreorrect number voting was '5'3, of this lihinber 647 voted the Bor- ougJi Council the privilege of incier.' I the borough indebtedness to .n, amount not exceeding $50,000 for tin erection or nistalling of a water plan! hy the borough, while 9 east their ballots unfavorably. The number of electors exercisim- Ihcir citizenship privileges of voting while being only half of the number ol electors, 'does not. by any means signify that the bulance of the voters were in different as to the question or that thei areSperfectly satisfied with the irate . conditions as they have existed in thi: borough for thepast several years. Thr disagreeable 'weather and the trencher oi's condition of pavements and side walks, .together wjth the fact that ream voters were compelled to work until si; o'clock and -those were confident thai the question woId be carried, hcni( they did not inconvenience themselves 1iy beating "it to the polls before sup pci;, time, to register their vote in. i'a vor of the Joan, were the direct causes responsible for the conipaiatively ligh .2 polled.; , y. . , , The West ward-, polled six vote; j against the loan out of the nine vote- , cast. The East ward had one vote cas against the loan. .The North two. whih the South voted .unanimously in fare ' f the loan, r - The Vote. Thn-jhtet columns of figures gives th BPinl or of- voters or citizens entitle U v.'.'.e, while the second and third e! ur.i' s of fig-'r"? gives the number for and ;..ainst tlie loan: Voters. Yes. 175 300 152 20 Mo. 2 1 P e ? on . i . . Est .. ..... Moiitli .'. West ;". .....340 533 '. . . . 347 . v.. 64 12S4 047 SOCIAL EVENTS. jrjcis iter will this evening entertain i;.d bi'uqitet the members of the Signw lub fit -bin home, thereby fulfilling a obligation or requirement of members of this club that all members who wed are required to banquet the entire club. Members of the club are looking forward to several additional banquets as two of their number are showing very evident signs of becoming benedicts in the near future. . ... Miss .Cora Becker gave a Valentine Oay party to a number of her friend.'1 i her -home on 'fit. John street. The vlor and dining room were very prettily decorated in honor of St. Valentine while the games played during the even-irg wre all appropriate with the occasion, nuik ing the several hours thus spent very pleasant ones and proving Miss Becker to be a delightful enter- ainer. Luncheon was served. J hose present were: Miss Cora Becker, Florence Miller, Maud Miller, Mary ilickey. Saralr Cripple, Florence Marquardt. Messrs.. Win. Schwartz, Frank Whitman. Albeit Uetic, of town; James Lengle and Guy. Hartzj of Cresset1.. " ' i Edna Kiahr delightfully enter- t.'iiliufwaii party of frieirfls at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs., J. Klalir. last evening. The evening was spent in music and games. . A delicious luncheon was served. Thoso present were: Misses Mary Uechert, ljeleti Moore, Einelinc lleim, Kathevine Lautenbacher, Julia floas, Laura Mill, Esther Kline, -Bessie Sharadin, Armeta Maberry, Ethel M-' berry, Khoda Thomas, 'Margaret Starr. Kathryn Rettinger, Gertrude Neiheiser, Florence Bowen, Marian Stitzer, Charles Meek, Mildred Meek, Edna Klahr, Mr. rinit Mrs. ,T. K. Kla1ii,n Mrs. Walter Meet , ' - Buy now. .Hon't wait until the last minute. The:svle ends February 21st. - - Doutrich & Co. This Salo lasts but eleven days. Don't miss this exceptional big offer. Prices on all goods cut almost in two. . . Doutrich & Co. This moans quite a saving quite an important eveut for Clothing buyers. Our annual Cut Price Sale now going on, Doutrich k Co, TRUSTGO.BLDG.COMPLETED New Building to be Open For Busi ness Thursday Feb. 23rd. A Handsome Piece of Architecture And a Credit to The Town. Public Inspection Day Feb. 22nd. With the formal opening for tho transaction of business Thursday, February 23rd, of the Schuylkill Haven Trust Company, in their handsome new three-story building on Main street, the fact marks tho successful completion )f one of the most remarkable and stupendous undeitakings that has-been at--c-mpted by citizens of this town for many years, that, is, the organization .if a second banking institution for the I own, and the erection and completion if its own home, one of the most hand-iome -banking house structures in this wclion of the State, all within a period if a few1 years, Although a description of the exterior and interior of this massive structure can be given, a careful personal inspec tion nnst be made to fully appreciate the many excellent qualities and features of the building and for this;pur-liose the directors of the bank have set. '.part Washington's Birthday as a day 'or public inspection.- ' . The Trust Company building is 32 eet by 57 feet, three stories high. The 'ront is of Pennsylvania white marble, ouilt in effective style. The'cost of the Holding as it stands was $26,000. The niginal cost of the property and lot was :;lO,(!O0, whibj the remodeling and the section of the present structure cost n additional $10,000. The work of re construction was betrun April 13th. ::nd completed February 8th, 1911. The first floor is divided into a banking, room, treasurer 's room, vestibule. ladies' room, directors' room, cloak room, tolet, three booths and a public qiace. The door of the public space, vestibule and booths is covered with Mosaic tiling. The entire first floor :s- of fire proof material and of hard wood maple, filled and shellaced. The veiling and walls are of hard white 'fin ish..,, Scroel worlu.B. H-:iij i -- i pleasing and pretty effect. The fixtures are of quartered oak, as are the doors and windows. The fixtures surrounding the banking room are of quartered oak, the wickets are supplied with solid bronzed grills, the deal plates are of a greenish tint marble, the wood work is of quar tered oak, while the glass is etched anil Mown. The base of the counter work, e.cth and around the three sides of the vault is of ver de green Kaston marble. Second Floor. The second floor is divided into six 'ood-sized rooms which Will be used as oflicc rooms, and a toilet room in the rear. Three of these rooms have already been rented to be used as offices, and options ha been placet on two other rooirs. 'no walls and ceilings ire papered with paper of. a pretty design. The wood work and fixtures are grained.' Third Floor. .The third floor is divided into one large room, suitable for a lodge room and three small rooms, suitable for ante :ooms. The walls and ceilings, are of hard white finish, the wood work 'is finished in natural color. The basement or collar is cemented and contains a it orage. vault and the uteam plant. Heat and Light. The building- is lighted with electricity and gs;a, heated with steam. . A heavy and very substantial fire escape loading from the third floor to the ground is attached at the rear of tlie building. ; The Vault. Tlie sleel lined, fire and burglar proof vault or.saft is an admirable feature :of the' interior of the building. It is 11 feet by 1!), extending from first floor to basement. , It is divided into two compartments, one eompaitment for the money chests and locket:: for the use of the Trust Company, and the other side is fitted with 76 safe deposit boxes 2i' inches by- 5 i in-lies,.. 31 . h-lics deep; 18 'jocs, 5x5x:!0, and. '0, I Ix-l&xSO, which will.be rented to customers. Each safe deposit box is locked with a special key, ( 'ust 0': ers at any time during banking hours cau have access to their safety -.Icposit .boxes, but only after the large compartment has been unlocked by the Trust C'ompiny cashier or pllicur. The vault in the basement will be used to store the company's books, papers, etc. The vault has a vestibule entrance, outer doors of 10 inch metu, huns; oil crone hinge and with pressure system locldnjf boltfl and two 72-honr triple movement and Combination time locks, Its construction makes it proof against the elements- and man. , The walls are constructed of 13 .inch specially mixed concrete, in which pre Inibeded 60-pound jailroud roils nud a lattice work of heavy steel. The exterior is covered with 1 inches of solid metal in three layers alternating as follows, inch heath steel, Vi inch Brooklyn chrome steel and inch open hearth tel, Iti cost was $0,000, which is in TWO CENTS addition to the given above. cost of the building Contractors, Irvin Becker, of. town, was tho general contractor, and the completed building stands as a high complement to his ability as a successful pontractor. Sub-contractors were as follows: Marble and stone, Ceo. L. Sehreatler, Potts-ville; concrete, John Hill, town; electric fixtures, Thomas Meek, town; plumbing and gas, Wm. "J. Savior; plasterers, Barr Bros., of town, and B. I. O'Xeil, of Allentown; tiling, Willard Scheyer Co., Montgomery. Co.; -vault, Mossier Safe Co., New York city; banking room fixtures, Hummel & Son, Baltimore; painting, W. L. Kline, town; steam heating plant, Mark Campbell, Orwigsburg; slag rooting, Fred Hoeffel, I'ottsvillo. ... Officers and Directors. The officers and directors of the Trust 'Company, and to whom must be given the praise for the handsome building which now enhances the appearance of our Main street, with its pnro white marble front, and which will ever stand as a monument to their aggressiveness, etc., are: President, John D. Berger; Vice President, Dr. Daniel Dechert; Second Vice President, Rowland; Secretary, H. C. Wilson; Solicitor, J. L. Stauffer; Directors, Ceo. W. Saul, Walter Meek, W. J. Savior, If. V. Keever, Reubens Peale, Evan L Thomas, J. D. Reed, II. .T. Dohner, Harry A. Reber; W, II. Lnckenbill, D. M. Wagner, Welling-, ton Hartman, George A. Berger, Joseph O 'Donne!!, P. W. Fegley, George Weis-siuger, F. S. Snayberger, William .H, Wagner. .' .;- BASKET BALL. Tonight, Shenandoah .Eegulars vs, Schuylkill Haven. .. The local basket ball team won an,i Itst. during the past, several days. Both g.rues were one sided, the game Fridav last with the Heading Deaf MuteB endsl with the score of 30 to 5 in favor of the locals, while the game Tuesday evening with tlie Frackville five resulted iu n victory for the visitors, score 27 to 5, Last l-'riday's g,ime was witnessed by a good sized crowd, who er.pe-yi wonders from the Berks county '' nt five, and were sadly disappointed vttb their playing, they making very few attempts to shoot for tho baskets. Schuylkill Haven outplayed them it all stages. of tho game. The score follows: Di'u. Haven. Oray forward Huling, , , forward Reading. .Eckel . .Williams Fritz Cruise ,,..ZelIrs Jiirkpatrivk. . . . center Mortimer guard Schwenk liuartl Field goals, Schuylkill Haven 14, Reading 2, Gray i), Huling 2, Kirk-pat.rick 1, Mortimer 1, Eckel 1, Williams 1. Foul goals, Schuylkill Haven 2, Reading 1. , Referee, I. I). Felix. Scorer, F. Lenker. Time-keeper, E. Schwenk. Tuesday liight the Frackville bunc-h put it all over the local five in a very fast game. Frackville had 8hity!kill Haven completely at their mercy. It appeared as though the locals were somewhat stage struck, but not fro:; they superior playing of the entire Frackville team, but the exceptionally brilliant work of the ("anions foiwi'.rrt (,'aton, who shot eleven field goyi for a total of 22 points, also one foul; tntnl, 23, leaving the balance of the s?ore, tow points, to be made up by the balance o? the team. Catou is a fast worker end plays a nice games. uiwigsDurg rooters wero on hand 111 large numbers aut rooted lustily for ! racKvuie. J he score follows: Sell. Haven. Fra-ill. 'ray forward Holing forward .,,,.,. Khkpal rick centrr ' Mortimer. ...... guard . ; o' Faust. guard Constanti'ie forward '.".ton 1 ton ;!ier ".pelt .'.Uy Field goals, S,-h. Haven""!, fonsts-Kine ntl Gray 1; Fraehivlle, 137 (:roa '( nd O'Dounell 2. Foul goals, Hhu--. kill Haven 1, Frackville 1. Friday, February 24th, (!" Reading Y. M. C. A. tea, attraction, while 0.1 Maw-t, ,), t!;c fapt ouou learn WU1 pJay a T6tm.n , engnge- ment witn the locals, Grcate.st Bargain ecent foj (V,, j,,. -Jality. Unheard-of cut i p.,..' This is not a sale rj shop-worn roods It is our annual Cut Price Sale to make, room for Spring goods. The Big Sale lasts from Thurrtavx Fob. 91 h to Tucf.lay, Febiuny ritt.' DOHfrwh ft Cev

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