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THE HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 190?. Great Western '.ExfraLfry Champne The American Champagne that is recocniz - ta ay t rench con noisseurs eaual to the very best Krerh brands, and the only American wine to re ceive a Cold Medal at the Paris Exposition. Great Western Is made by the same process and with the same peculiar quality Champagne grape which imparts that rare taste and sparkling mi effervescence characteristic of fine im ft' .8 .i ported C h a m - cagnes. There is nodutyon ureat f'f m Western, it'sall wine value. PlMM0tVlllc7 j Wins Umpaa Rbdmi, N, Y. COAL MINERS LABOR Yes, and labor hard! "Down in the coal mines" they labor for you, producing "black diamonds." Apropos of this thought, how is your supply of "black diamonds"? We're here to fill your coal order on short notice. Thone, write or call. ILM. KELLEY&CO. 1 X. Third St. 2nd Floor Tenth and State Sts. Both Thones CAPITOL KILL GOSSIP To Analyse Breakfast Foods Dairy and Food Commissioner Foust lias sent to Prof. Frearer, of State Col - leap, samples of seventy - rive brands of breakfast ami other funds for analysis. These samples were taken as the result of an agitation to know what is in them, which sprung up some time ago. charges bavins been heard that some were not in order. The samples were secured all over the State, every brand known having been tak - n and Prof. Fear will ascertain if they are true to name, if chemicals have been used, whether they are bleached and what they contain. Hequliilloa loaned Governor Stuart this morning1 crant - ed a requisition on Governor Hutches for the return to Philadelphia of Georg V. Payne, under arrest in New York. He is accused of stealing $43 from Madelalne Schleg - 1 and attempting to kill her when efforts were made to stop him. trustor llnll'n Trip Senator and Mrs. J. K. P. Hall, Judge and Mrs. Harry Alvan Hall, of Ridi - way. and sveial of the enlleairues of Senator Hall in the Senate, will leave next Monday on an extended tour of Mexico. The Senatuis will he his guests. linnement Flooded The heavy storm thin morning caused tne basement of the Capitol to be partially flooded, the sewers from the building being too small to car - - y off the terrific fail of water. The Capitol lias two large sewers, but th - y drain into city sewers whi'h are Inadequate. The storm also ca'ised one of the newly erected walls for the improvements at the Kxecutive Mansion to topple over, scattering brick all through the cellar. The FeeiNtuffs Decision Secretary of Agriculture said this afternoon that no CritchfieM teps had a further been taken about making test Of the feedstuff law which Ju'lie unconst it ut icnal. A'idcnreid declared This law relates out In feeds, and Mr. r'ri r li ! iv to animal id said that while he was no laivy It was his idea that It applied only to that section re latins to bran and middlings and would not interfere with the law p! - s. - d by the Jat Legislature. The agents started out this we. - k on sampl .ti ir of nurse, cattle and rhhken feeds, and will continue sampling throughout the State. The Stnte Sued The State has been sued for $115 ST. alleged to have be. n deposited in the Pennsylvania Savin Fund Society in 1 j bv John Campbell and which remained unclaimed for thirty years, when it mv. rted to the State under an (scheatment proceeding. Now Marv Campbell has brought suit for tl - money for th" use of John Campbell, h' - ir of the depositor. The money was lemand - d recently, but It was found that the only way to get it was to sue the State. Genernl Snyder' Condition Long - distance telephone reports received here to - dav from Spring Citv jstate that the condition of ex - Auditor (Genera! Snyder Is serious. He Is re. 'ported as suffering from sciatic rheu - vmatlsm. I CRAZED 1II SIHND KILLS WIFE. Mad With Jenloiir. He Flren Over Jenloux. He Child. Killing I rail on ttillrt. Hilling noinor. By Af"nJtti Press. Y'eafherfort. nkla , Sept. 11. Crnz - bv Jealousy ami Ignorlnir the idea kit h his little daughter, who was ciing - (Ir.g to his kneeS. Lee Leedy. proprietor IS" hotel here yesterday nrcoj tnree Allots into his wife's body, killing her tnslantlv. Two hours later i.eenv win frhnt and killed by a posse of citizens, - vrho surround,! him in a - anyon a mile f rom town. After the Iniiib - st tbe coroners jury M alted upon S. I . Fry. a piano tuner, and ordered him to leave town. MIY Ol ST TKX COLLECTOR. Delinquent" Object to Xotlceii Posted on Mrret Corner. Orange. Man, Sept. 11. A large trnjorlty of th" towns penple nre much lje,,.n,. liver Uie memoes l.lK'n nv Tax fidlectnr T. S Matin to collect th Itown taxes, and thev threaten to hold In spoi ial town meeting and oust him (Jrom nfheo. C a n menns of lmnrelng the fax Obligation upon delinquent he has J - aused "that tax" to be painted In large white letter upon the sidewalks it evei on - . , - .n - i. CASTORIA fortotsardCh,te fegSr - .: few Tha Kind Yr.il Wm kkm Bnufht STEELTON ill s mm MICH DAMAGE DONE BV WATER. Sen era Torn Vp nod Mud and Moues Washed On Front Street. One of the heaviest storms ever witnessed in this section passed over this place last evening, continuing until 1 o'clock this morning, and aid much damage. At Chambers street the water tore out the large sewer In that section of the street, Hooded the pavements and tilled the cellars of all the houses on South Second street from Hotter to Bodmer alley, and the houses, etc.. on Front street from Hotter street to Bodmer alley. The streets in that neighborhood Is covered with mud and Btone several feet ileen. The tracks of the Oberlin line of the Central Penn sylvania traction Company in that section of the borough are covered with mud nearly two teet deep. The traction company was unable to got its cars to Oberlin this momine owinar to the washout near the vineyard, where the track has been washed out. The traction company has a large force of men at work putting it in shape and removing the mud. At several places in the borouerh the siorm sewers became clogged and ran out over the street. The storm last night was accompanied by heavy thunder and lightning. On, of the sharpest cracks struck the flag1 pole on the roll house of the merchant mill department of the steel works, splintering the pine pole. Several of the employes of the mill were thrown to the floor. The billet, guide and bar mills of the merchant mill departments, f the steel works, were compelled tp shut down owing to the storm and the mills were off from 2 to 4 o'clock owing to the muddv water, which clogged the pipes at the rolls. The corn in the fields at the outskirts of the borough was all thrown down. The tire companies of the borough had men at the fire houses until 4 o'clock this morning in case of tire. HELD A MEET1XG. The directors of the Young Men's Christian Association held a meeting In the association rooms last evening at S o'clock. HAVE ELECTED OFFICERS. The Sunday school board of the Centenary Cnited Brethren Church, held a meeting In the church Mondayl evening. The following officers were elected: Senior Department Superintendent, F. K. Waidley: assistant superinten dent, George W. Parks; secretary, Clarit Hershey; assistant secretary, Carrie Parks; treasurer, X. S. Burkholder; librarian, M. C. Zerbv; assistant librarian. William Galbraith; organist Mrs. Carrie Hocli; assistant organist Cora Keeney; chorister, Frank Armstrong; assistant chorister, George B Beidel; ushers, Charles E. Sheaffer, Robert Geesey, James Mentzer, Oliver iJarrick. Junior Department Superintendent, J. W. Barrick; assistant superintendent. YV. C. Hoy; secretary, Elizabeth Myers; assistant secretary, Lulu Gar - rity. Home Department Superintendent, YV". C. Hoy; assistant superintendent, E. P. Comrey; secretary, Rebecca Rupp. Primary Department Superintendent. G. A. Oyler; assistant superintendent. Mrs. M. C. Zerhy; secretary, Eva Peters; assistant secretary, Beulah Shaffner. Cradle Roll Superintendent. Mrs. John Smith; assistant superintendent, Mrs. William Galbraith: secretary of S. S. Association, C. E. Farisman. HAVE RECEIVED THEIR BOOKS. The five ward assessors of the borough have received their hooks from the County Commissioners for the annual assessment which will be taken this fail. The assessors will have until January 1 to make the assessment. IIIRT AT THE QI ARRY. Stephen Mollte, an Austrian, employed at the large stone quarries of the Estate of George W. Cumbler, was injured yesterday afternoon. He was working along the breast of the quarries when a large stone rolled down the htll upon him. All of the men got out but Mollte, who was thrown to the ground, and when picked up was cut about the arms, limbs and stomach. He was taken to the office of Dr. Mlddleton, who dressed his Injuries. PERSONALS. Alfred H. Gentrain. of Bethlehem, who has been the guest of friends In this place the past few days, has returned home. Miss Mary K. Bent; - , of York, who has been the guest of friends in this place the past few days, has returned home. O. O. Wlckersham has returned from a visit to New York City. Miss Lollie H. Snyder, of Roanoke, f$ on a visit to friends on the Vest Side. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shay, of Lincoln street, are on a visit to their son, Harry, at Carlisle. John P. and Thomas Downs are on a visit to New Y'ork City. Miss Nora Gaffney. teacher of the D primary grade, of the Fntherglll school, after taking her annual visiting day, resumed her duties as teacher at her school this morning. Miss Amanda K. Hejlman. of Leba - i nnn county, who has been the guest of I friends In this place the past few days, has returned home. William Demeree, of Newport, is the guest of friends In this place. Abel Barnes, of &?. South Second street, who has been spending the summer with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Abel, at Marietta, nas returned to his home. Mike Where and family, of South Third street, are making preparations to leave for Austria, which place they will make their future home. Mrs Jacob K Parties, of South Second street, is home from a visit to Atlantic City. Mrs. J. W. Vormell, of Johnstown, is on a visit to friend? in this place. Miss Kate W. Miller, of York, who has been the guet of friends in this place, has returned home. 'teorge rretz bft yesterday for Hal - tinier". where he "will resume his studies at Johns Hopkins I'niversity. Mrs. S'well and son. and Mrs Jenkins, of Fourth street, have returned from a several weeks' visit to Millers - burg. Walter F. Metzenthln. who has been spending the summer In Maine, is on a visit to his parents. Rev. and Mrs. Ernest Met7enthln. South Third street. He will h ave In a few days for Texas, where he Is teaching. Miss May Isenberg. who has been the guest of her cousin, Miss Llnnle A. Hess, of North Fourth street, has returned to her home in Altoona. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Calder. of locust 'reet. are spending their vacation at Pnxinosa Inn, on Weygadt Mountain, near Enston. SPRECKEI.S OFT OF TRl'Sl'. Can't Recollect From Whom lie nought Plillndelnhln Pin of. fly Anecintrrl Press. Pan Francisco, Sept. 11. Clause Spreckels, the aged San Francisco capitalist, was examined before Notary Public D. P.. Richards by Attorney John W. Hutchinson, jr., yesterday. In behalf of the Pennsylvania Sugar Re (le.init f'nmimnv in ItM thtrtv million I dollar damage milt ngftlnst the Ameri can Sugar Refining Company. The Information chiefly desired of Mr. Sprei kels concerned his sale of the Sprecltels refinery In Philadelphia to the American Sugar Refining Company eighteen years ago. Mr. Spreckels could not recollect with whom h negotiated the sale, but he knew it was for the plant. Mr. Spreckels testified that he Is not a stockholder In the American Sugr - r Refining Cnmpnny and that no part of th Philadelphia sale price was in "trust'' stock. HC.V. . IL PARKER RESHiXS. fly AsioeiiWtl I'ress. Frederick. Md.. S - pt. 11. Rev. William Hammond Parker, pastor of the First Haptlst Church. Frederick, has regne. his charge In this city and ,icete, a call to the tmmanuel Iiap - tist Church, of Cincinnati, one of the most Important protectant churches In that section of the city. Be - ar'the A .jTST a tVZ IN OF IS! 01 I Hears That Pennsylvania Railroad Is Trying to Abate It COMMITTEE MAKES REPORT Mr. Jennings Says Manufacturers Seek Practical Method of Consumption Prospects are bright for relief in the near future from the smoke evil, which is causing many heartaches for housewives, giving Harrisburg the appearance ot a dingy old town and turning Miss Tenn and the new Capitol black. The Pennsylvania Railroad Company isdoing excellent work in this direction and the many manufacturers throughout the city are showing a desire to bring about better conditions as soon as a practical system has been found. This good news was announced last evening at the September meeting of the Harrisburg Board of Trade by a special committee appointed to ascertain the conditions and suggest a remedy from the smoke evil. The committee has been busy and is going about its work In a manner that assures a complete success. The few members who were in attendance last evening heartily endorsed the work of the smoke committee and added further words of encouragement. The best evidence that the Pennsylvania Railroad Company is doing everything in its power to 'stop the smoke nuisance came from prominent officials and employes of the company who were present last evening. The other business transacted was of a routine character. The committee on membership gave notice that, during October an effort would be made to get the members together in order that everybody may become better acquainted. Manager and Secretary James A. Bell gave an interesting account of his trip to Jamestown and the celebration of Harrisburg day. which was told in The Telegraph last evening. The board of managers in its monthly report gave encouraging news from the local industries and told about the several industries which desire to locate in Harrisburg, one of which is the Hean & Molly Shoe Company, of Altoona. Smoke Report. The report of the smoke committee was presented by Ralph W. Dovinger, who has spent considerable time in securing data. His report was as follows: "Your committee has instituted an inquiry by letter and in person anions the principal producers of smoke in this community. "Your committee found that W. B. McCaleb. superintendent of the Philadelphia division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, is actively engaged In the smoke problem. Mr. McCleb called into the conference C. H. Smith, road foreman of engines, and W. H. Hampton, who directs the instruction of firemen in proper firing. These officials stated that close attention is being given to proper firing so as to produce a minimum of smoke. If necessary, they will employ additional Instructors to see that the firemen observe the rules of correct firing. "Your committee found that James B. Bailey, general manager, and George R. Bentley, superintendent, of the Central, Iron and Steel Company, are testing a smoke - consuming device which so far is not successful. They are also giving closer attention to methods of firing. Two boilers of 250 horsepower are being added so as to relieve their otner Doners mat are now taxed to the utmost. This addition will reduce much of the smoke. J. If. Patton, president, and Wil liam T. Hi'.drup, Jr., treasurer, of the Harrisburg Pipe and Pine Bending Works, are about to add 600 horsepower to their battery of boilers, thereby cutting down the smoke they produce. They are also trying an automatic stoker which assists In keeping the smoke production to a lower point than ordinary firing will permit. They are trying various methods of hand firing In search of relief from smoke. "All of the concerns written to assure us of their hearty support. "Your committee has arranged with Frederick W. Cohen, chairman of the lecture committee of the Engineers' Club of Central Pennsylvania, to get Professor Kent, doan of Syracuse I'niversity, the expert employed by the Anti - Smoke League of New York City, to deliver a lecture in Harrisburg on the causes and remedies for excessive smoke. Other eminent experts will also be secured to lecture. "The executives of the various railroads and mills and the men who do the firing will be invited to these lectures. Besides giving remedies for smoke, thes experts will present figures showing the money that has been saved by careful firing." President William Jennings com pllmented the committee for its good work and said: "It is further evidence that the board is working to bring about a relief from this great evil. The committee is doing things the right way and should be encouraged in tho work. My acquaintance with the various manufactures has Impressed me with their desire to help and they will all be in line when there Is a practical system shown. The Pennsylvania Railroad Company deserves much credit for Its efforts. The abatement of the smoke nuisanre Is a hobby of mine and I believe that smoke In damaging quantities will soon be a thing of the past." Ilnilroad Men Spenk. """" r:. rr": : r. r v - H. Smiin. 01 me 1 - niiaoeipniH umsion j of the Pennsylvania Railroad, said t he could not add much except that: ..t .i, ,i ,, Her iia uitr iic.iu in uie - u 1 ' wnicn some enori mun ne in. me iu stop the Finoke nuisance he was satisfied that tho Pennsylvania Railroad Company Is doing everything possible to bring about better conditions. Assistant Road Foreman of Engines W. R StelumetT!, of the Philadelphia division, whone work is In the local yards, right where the nuisance is most prevalent, and who has had 37 years' experience with firemen, engineers and engines, gave some interesting facts and much encouragement. Mr. Stelnmetz referred to his work, which brought him in contact with the men each day, and he said: "I know that every man who works on an engine is doing his best to prevent unnecessary smoke. Already there has been a decrease and the men are willing to do anything to help stop the nuisaneq. The or der issued recently regarding the work of the firemen and engineers Is being carried out to the letter. 1 am satisfied that since the Pennsylvania Railroad Company has taken a hand there has been a very satisfactory .reduction of smoke, and it will continue, for everybody is working hand in hand along this line." President Jennings took occasion to compliment Mr. Steinmetz on his interesting statement and encourag ing words and added: "I know tho company is doing everything," William Denehey, chief clerk to Superintendent McCaleb, inquired about the various manufacturers and said he knew that extra efforts were being made by the Pennsylvania Company to abate the nuisance. Trying To Koluee Smoke. W. P. Starkey, assistant genera! superintendent of the Harrisburg Pipe and Pipe Bending Company, said: "We're making plenty of smoke at the pipe works, and we know it; we are considering the matter continu ally and are trying to reduce the smoke. We think that we have suc ceeded in great part by using auto matic stokers. Some of our smoke may result from the continual forc ing of our boilers. Six months ago we added COO horsepower to help with the increased work necessary. but that is not sufficient and now we are about to add GOO horsepower ad ditional. We don't like smoke con sumers; were afraid of them; but we like the patent stokers." Mr. Starkey further said that it cannot be told how greatly the auto matic stokers have reduced the smoke, because they are under the same stark with boilers fed in the old way; it is certain, however, that the volume of smoke has been greatly reduced and the company hopes shortly to reduce it to a point where it will be unnoticed. The following were elected to membership: Allan S. Graham, assistant superintendent of the Harrisburg Gas Company; Richard V. Pago, Jr., auditor American Union Telegraph Company. The following were proposed for membership: Dick Olewine. manager New York Life Insurance Company Wolf Freidman and Max Williams, dealers In iron and steel, and Valentine Lome Williams, student. Railroad Mews RAILROAD Y. M. C. A. PROGRAM. Secretary F. H. Gregor, of the P. R. R. Y. M. C. A., is busy on a winter's program, which will Include Star Course entrtainmerrts. first aid to Injured lecturer, timely talks by railroad officials, gymnasium and basketball exhibitions cottage prayermeetings. men's meetings and special meetings for shop men. It will be one of the best and most Interesting programs ever presented. MARRIED AT COM MRIA. William A. Howard, employed at No. 1 roundhouse, this city, formerly a resident of Columbia, was married yesterday to Miss Kdna Lotz. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Lou, at Columbia. The ceremony was a quiet affair. A reception followed at the home of the bride's parents, where the young couple received the congratulations of friends and relatives. They will leave on a wedding trip to Altoona, Dayton, O., and Chicago. Upon their return they will reside at AVormleysburg. S'KW AIR BRAKE CAR. Will ne of Steel nnd In Now Being Built nt Altoona Shopn. The employes of the steel car department of the Altoona car shops are working on a steel dining car and a steel Instruction car. The Instruction car will be eighty feet long, the largest car ever built In the Pennsylvania railroad shops. It will be used to Instruct passenger and freight trainmen in the use of air. The car will be equipped with twelve air chambers, six for passenger men and six for the freight men. When completed the car will be stationed at the various terminal points for a few days at a time in order to give the employes a chance to take instructions and learn all about the use of air. FIXERAI, OF BR A K EM A . The funeral of Charles J. Daum, the Philadelphia Division brakeman who was killed by being hit on the head by the Dock street bridge, took place at Columbia this morning. Interment wns made at Mt. Rethel cemetery. Services were conducted at the late home of the deceased. 213 Muench street, last evening, and the body was taken to Columbia this morning. RAILROAD OTES. F.nglneer W. W. Prandllnger, of the Pittsburg division, had a narrow es cape when his engine went Into a car at Millwood and turned completely over. He escaped without a scratch. Foreman C. M. Fessler, of the Snn - nurv roundhouse, has secured a patent on an automatic retaining valve for air brakes. It will hold the full pressure on the wheels until the auxiliary is discharged. T. R. Marshall, foreman of the Penn sylvnnla Railroad blacksmith shops. Is confined to his home on account of sickness. .1. Fred. Kramer, clerk in the machine shops, has returned to work after spending some time on a trip to New York and Jamctown. W. K. Hemmlnger, an employe of the local shops of the Pennsylvania Railroad, nnd wife, have returned from a trip to Philadelphia. E. K. Fills nnd N. U. Yonntx, employes of the air room of the Maolay street shons, will leave to - morrow on a trip to New York nnd Coney Island. Local trainmasters, because of the Increase In freight traffic, may keep the movement up over Sunday. Tho next cottage prnvrmeetlng given under the ausnlces of the Pennsylvania Rnllrond Young Men's Christian Association will be held nt the home of Conductor Harvey Kllno, of North Thirteenth street. SPANISH SOLDIERS ROB French fltlxen Complnlna of Outrage nt tasablonen. fly A.'iociatti Press. pnris, Sept. 11. Sp"clal dispatches hBV1! bpn - rPrpV(rt here from Casa - bianca reinto a regrettable incident at that i"". A well - known r rench resident In tlm Icaught two Spanish soldl - rs very net of robbing his house, ne sum moneij assistance and secunvl the men and was marching them off to th authorities when he met a Spanish officer. This man nbused li'm roundlv nnd forced him to release the soldiers. Th" Frenchman hns Indeed a complaint at the French Consulate against Loth tho officer and the men. Reading the ads. Is an education which you can turn into Immediate cash. Is all your knowledge of that sort? mam m VETER AN S OK LP.GIOX ARE i VISIT" l.(J GETTYSIIl R(i, Hngerstowu Mao ChitrKcd With Having Three Tlmea Tried to I'oInoh Woiiihd. Between three and four - ; hundred delegates and their friends, ' making about one thousand in all, of tho National Fnion Veteran Legion uro In Gettysburg today and tomorrow. To be a member of this order a veternn must have enlisted before July 1st, 1863. The factory of tho Keystone Straw Stacker Company will open one week from today ut Gettysburg. Gettysburg' College opens tomorrow, and alreudy students are Hocking In. The Hanover fair this week Is a great success. People from all over the Valley are attending it. Charles, son of Fdwnrd Eckenrode, of Bendersville, was run over by a horse yesterday but escaped with a few bruises. Charles E. Laman, of Hngerstown is being hunted by Sheriff Gntt, on the charge of having tried three times to poison Mrs. Bessie Laman, so It is alleged. James Talmer, of Mnrtlnsburg, was arrested Sunday afternoon on the chargo of bigamy. Herbert Rudolph, an old grave digger for Cedar Grove Cemetery, Cham - bersburg, was found lying In a Held near there yesterday morning by a woman. He was unconcious and in a dying condition. The Electric Light and Power Com pany of Waynesboro, received a new 300 kilowatt generator on Monday. They are enstalllng it now. The season of 1!07 on the Rlue Mountain near Waynesboro Is rapidly nearlng its end. Most of tho hotels have already closed. A large white oak was cut down on the Doubling Gap road near Ncwvllle, which measured three and one half feet in diameter. The tree will bo sawed Into planks for bridges. The barn of AV. T. Rose on the Watts farm near Bowmansdale was struck by lightning last night and totally destroyed. Everything including live horses were lost. A wash out about three hundred feet in length occured last night on the P. H. and P., a little above Bowmansdale. The annual meeting of tho policy holders of the Allen and East Penns - boro Fire Insurance Company was held at Mechanicsburg, Monday night. Mount Alto will have a new Industry, a shirt waist factory, in a few weeks. The old L'. B. church property has been obtained for that use. Malcolm Page Haines, junior member of the real estate brokerage firm of 51. F. Harris aud Son, Baltimore, committed filicide early on Monday morning at the home of his uncle In Sniithsburg, Maryland. He was twenty - six years old. The monument to commemorate the services of the Culberstons, the pioneer settlers of Culberstons' Rnnv, will be dedicated at Rocky Spring church on the afternoon of Sunday, September 15, at 2.30 o'clock. Personal. Miss Elizabeth Morcross, daughter of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. George Norcross, of Carlisle, has gone to Oregon where she will teach a school. The wedding of Miss Mary Lenore Embick of Boiling Springs, to Mr. Flower, of Harrisburg, will take place tonight at the home of the bride in Boiling Springs. Miss Matilda Omwake, of Waynes boro, left for Staunton, Va., this morning where she will resume her studies at the Mary E. Baldwin Academy at that place. The young lady wrr. accompanied by her father, W. T. Omwake, Esq. li. H. Spnhr, who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Beard on South Potomac street, Waynesboro, left this morning for Lexington, Va., where he will resume his studies In the Washington - Lee University. William Sipe. of E. North street, Carlisle, is new employed by the Adams Express Company. A. W. Wolf will move from Mount Holly to Chester, where he intends going into the real estate business. The drillers for the wells on the pro perty of the South Mountain Oil and Development Company arrived yester day. DEATflS OF A DAY. Mrs. Elizabeth J. Miller, wife of the late Mb had Miller, of Gettysburg, died vesterdav morning at her home. The funeral will he held Thursday after noon at half past two o'clock, Dr. J A. Lutz, officiating. William L. Honinn died yesterday nt Gettysburg from consumption. The funeral will be held on Thursday after noon at one o'clock. Mrs. Ruftis Duttera, died Sundny at 2.30 P. M. at Gettysburg. Funeral ser vices were held yesterday at 2 P. 51. 51rs. Mary H. Shartle. died Monday morning at her home In 5Iesh Run. The funeral will take place Thursday morning at 9 A. M. T. O. Bradley, of Cove Gap, died on Saturday afternoon aged 60 years. The funeral was held on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The interment was In Alercersburs; Cemetery. Samuel Albert 5IcCunc, of Green Springs, died at his home on Sunday mornlnf. The funeral wns held yesterday. John Kcpford, of Lemoyne, died Friday aged 60 ycurs. Tho funeral was held on Monday. Frank Bowermaster, aged 63 years, died nt his homo In lycesburg on Monday. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 10 A. M. I.KFT $.1,000 OX CAIt M'MT. Ilrukrman Patv It d Ktnpprd Train o t.lve It Bark. Wilmington. I !., Sept. II. To the honesty of Brakeman vnnsant, of the I'etitisylvanla Bnllrond Company. Is duo the r"turn to n fanner residing wear Newark. Del., of Ronn which he had carelessly left utmn the sent of the l'hllad"lphl pxprcus due to reach here shortly after 2 o'clock yesterday after noon. The in 11 n nan neen inconversa - tlon with the brakeman nnd said he hnd Just return"d from Baltimore, where he had sold a quantity of wheat. When the farmer alighted at Newark the brnkemnn noticed the wallet on the seat, and pulling the hell cord stopped the train nd restored tho money to th (armor. . . ; "MONK" THE MOST FAMOUS BEN - HUH A MASTERPIECE When General Lew Wallace penned his immortal "Pen - Hur" he thought little of its possibilities as a drama of semi - sacred significance; in fact, it was the significance of the Christ's influence on the people and the times in which he walked on earth that General Wallace wanted to show: but in writing his masterpiece the In - dianan "builded better than he knew." "Ben - Hur" has made the greatest triumph ever known In the theatre. From the moment when the curtain rises on the Impressive tableau of the Star of Bethlehem to the final scene when, amid a burst, of triumphal music almost too inspired for the human ear to bear, the drama ends, the action moves with a sweep that reaches its culmination in the great race scene, the most marvelous mechanical invention ever shown on the stage. The play appeals to all classes and all kinds of people. The regular theatre - goer is thrilled by the realism of its storm at sea nnd interested ia the story of love which runs through the play, and the religious are inspired and overpowered by the reverence and wonderment of the subtle influence of Jesus which pervades every line and srene of the drama. Even more this season than ever before Klaw & Erlanger have given the production more care and more splendor and have engaged an excellent cast, some of whom and the parts they portray are: Characters in the Prelude Bal - thasar, the Egyptian, Alfred Hol - lingsworth; Caspar, tho Greek, Chas. J. O'Brien; Melchoir, the Hindoo, Charles M. Harris. Characters in the Drama Ben - Hur, Judah, son of Ithamar, Thurs ton Hall; Messala, Wilmer L. Walter; Simonides, Henry Weaver; II - derim, William l.eyden; Arrius, the tribune, and Balthasar, Alfred Hol - lingsworth; Malluch, Charles M. Harris; Hortator, Charles Canfield; San ballat, Daniel E. Hanlori; Drusus, Chester A. Lee; Cecilius and Metehus, Dwight Dana; centurion, Frederick Scates; Khaled, George Wilkes; offi cer or the galley, Walter Markhani; Esther, Fannie Hall; mother of ilur, Margaret Dills; Iras, Helen rfingor; 1 Anirah, Stella Boniface Weaver; Tir - 1 .ah. Mela Green. "Ben - Hur'' will be seen at the Ly ceum lor three evenings, .September tG. 17 and IS, with a special matinee to be given 011 Wednesday afternoon, September IS. 1 he seat sale opens tomorrow, Thursday, - uorning at U o'clock. I, VCKl'M TIIKATIti:. Since Nellie Went Away This evening. The Lion and the Mouse Thursday, Friday and Saturday. September 12, 1.1. U. Special Saturday Matinee. Ben Hur Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, September 16. 1", IS. Special Wednesday matinee. Seat sale nturts Thursday morning. A It KM, Mr.I.ODH All A. "Since N'ellie Went Away," an Owen Davis piny, played and pre - tited by A. II. Woods, won much praise at the Lyceum yesterday afternoon and evening. The various characters were handled by capable people nnd each scoredd a hit. The closing performance will be given this evening. Nellie, the charming heroine, as Mr. Davis portreys her, is a simple, natural creation, who acts and looks hs a real flesh and blood girl would do. The other characters nre drawn with great skill, especially that of Gabriel Farley, the Life Saver, Nellie's devoted, but hopeless lover. His faith In the girl he loves never falters, and It Is in a great measure due to his unselfish devotion that the trials of the hero and heroine are brought to a happy con - summat bn. A. H. Woods, who has this production In charge Is too well known for the excellence of his staging to allow of the slightest doubt as to the accuracy and beauty of the stage pictures he presents. In this Instnnce, he has been at considerable personal effort, as well as great expense, In order to render It perfect In every detnll. The scene In the Train Shed in tho firnnd Central Station shows his painstaking devo tion to accuracy In littlo things, und tho If s in the Blood ! Any form of skin disease denotes poison In the blood some impurity Keeking release. DR. TAYLOR'S GREAT ECZEMA REMEDIES will remove all Impurities, and do it quickly. They will positively destroy the germs in the blood that cause i:czi:m.. salt iiuki m, hoils, kiikads. immi i,i;s Dr Tavlor, the father of these remedies, was one of the most successful specialists in ull skin diseases in the United Statoa. Ml VKK WK orAftANTKH TO CVllK YOD of any of the affections enumerated above, and In the event of failure we agree to refund all money received by tin for medicine purchased provided the patient has strictly followed our directions. Ask for free lllutrntetl I look let GEO. A. GOItGAS, IS A THEATRICAL STVR EQUIEN13 STAGE STAR IX THE WORLD WITH "DKX - HUR" borne of the elder Thatcher on Riverside Drive, giving a beautiful view of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument Is one of the prettiest reproductions of a metropolitan point of interest ever witnessed. An adequate - cast, in every way competent to do justice to tho complex nut lire of the characters they portray, has been secured, and it is saf.o to pt"uiel for this pluy even more, tho popular success Invariably attending Mr. Woods' productions. the mux ami Tin: vopsk. There is nothing sensational about "Tho Lion and the Mouse" the successful drama of American, political and social life which Henry B. Harris will present at the Lyceum Theatre, for a three nights engagement beginning Thursday evening, September 12th, except the tremendous popularity which the play achieved on the night of tho opening performance and which lius since grown in volume until it has reached all parts of this country. The drama was written by Charles Klein, nuthory of The Music Master which has made David Wartleld the leading character of this company. "The Lion and tho .Mouse" was seen in Harrisliurg last season for four performances breaking nil records In the history of the Lyceum Theatre. Indications are that the records will again bo broken this season for thff open sale yesterdny was large and th( demand continued all day. HEX III It, In General Lew Wallace's romance of "Ben - Hur," the seat sale for which opens tomorrow morninjr, the tremendous betting that precedes the famout chariot race nt the Circus at Antiocli between Ben - Hur and his Roman Rival, Messala, seems to be almost Incredibly heavy. The records of ancient limes clearly reveal, however, that such enormous laying of odds and risking of - whole fortunes upon the outcome of a single race was by no means the ex - ceptlon to the rule but almost tho rum itself. The sensational chariot race o. - tween Ben - Hur, the young Jewish prince, his daring, if wicked Roman rival, and the other contestants, presents, indeed, a signal illustration of the excessive extreme to which ih - i Unmans carried their thirst for the fierce pleasures of the race course, with its accompanlng extravagance oi high betting. The production this sen - son is one of surpassing beauty and on an unparalleled scale of scenic grand - , cur. The cast is one of great strength and exec lence. including - Thurston Hull as Ben - Hur; Wilmer L. Walter us Messala; Henry Weaver us Simniiides; William Leyden as Sheik Itdcrim; Alfred llollincsworth as Arrius and Hal - thasnr; Charles Canhebi as Hortator; I Daniel K. Hanhui as Sanbullat; Helen ! Singer as Iras: Margaret Dills as the j Mother of Ilur; Stella ibmiface Weaver I us Ainrali; and Mela Green as Tirzuh. Four performances will be plven commencing Monday next and Including a Wednesday matinee. KADLV IK KT AT ITNKKAL ('riling Decoration Falls, and Two Mourners Are Injured Heading, Sept. 11. While servirca were being held yesterday afternoon in Friendship Mission church over the body of Mrs. George Fair, an ornamental piece of coiling decoration weighing 2.1 pounds fell into tho audience, creating consternation. Several women fainted and were carried to neighboring houses'. The decoration fell 011 Mrs. Annie Heckinan, breaking her shoulder. Mrs. Angelica. Omul's hand was lacerated . IIOOPSKIKTM AXII M(l.l;S. Store Mock, Mint I i Allrnrt 1,01111 nt Tl.lrty Yriirs, A lie) Inn. Colchroolt. C lo light after thirty years b mn., Sept. 11. Dragged being shut up fur over hind the locked, barred and sliu:ter store of tie ( 'olchrnok. 1 windows and deors of tho late John S. Wheeler, of merchandise of all sorts. from serai) and tallow candles to hoop - skirts and cigars, was put up at miction before 11 crowd of more than 1.000 persons, who came In teams, automobiles and on foot from neighboring sumim r resorts, towns and farms. Following are samples of the prices nt which various articles were purchased: Cigars, thirty - live years old, from $1 to $1.30 11 box; old - faslilonned tallow candles. Il.r.o a box; leather boots, with red and green tops und brass toe plates, $2.o0 11 pair: hoop skirts nnd stove polish, ert cents. Wheeler (he store years ago, i nce shut was nttackeil and robbed nt late one nbrbt over thirty nnd following that experl - 11 n the store nnd never cti - tercd It again, nor allowed It to uo opened. He died hist spring. NO PAY Harrisburg, Pa.

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