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IT urier* ConneDsville's Biggest and Best Newspaper. Sworn Average i DaUy Circulation Last Week, 6,552 VOL. 16, NO. 100. CONNKliLSVILLE, PA., FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 8, 1918, TEN PAGES. BOCHE FLYERS, IN UGHTLESS NIGHT RAID OVER LONDON, KILL 11 PERSONS, WOUND 46 Aerial Attack-lint o* ^Tkieb Tkerc WM JTo Moo» For . lllMBJ»atl»a. ONE PLUffi REACHES OTY KMSUUW lMaftw« JMbut; Official ·3tal«MBtlMta« S^*rt*d Caftan of Kirr \j K*rmt* Fon«i; FU« Vitmt ftiuft OMT tm TMr Ki««. · By Aaaoclat LONDON, March 8.--SeT«o or eight German aeroplanes made a .raid over England last night. One reached London, and dropped bomba in the northwest and southwest districts .,of the city. Eleven persops were killed and 46 others were injured according to the latest report says an official announcement today. It is feared that an additional six bodies are in tho ruins ot houses wrecked. , Another "raider-dropped bombs', in tie northern district ot London demolishing' several houses. The following official announcement was Bade: "Last night's raid was carried out y seven or eight aeroplanes. One ·cached London and dropped bombs n the northwest and southwest dis- .ricts. - Another raider, after drop- ling bombs to the north of London, roceeded southward and dropped wmbs in the northern district, Sev- iral hooMS were demolished." The raid demonstrated that German ivjators no longer depend upon moon- ijht. It was the first time the enemy ias attempted a night raid over Lou- Ion when there was no moon. The itars were oat, however, and there ?a» little wind. Londoners were aken by surprise'when the warning ignals were sounded. The streets fere won cleared. .The warning to void danger from shrapnel was gen- rally heeded. For a time the gun- .re was heary. '· Several persona were killed by the Destruction of private houses in .'orttaAMen London. The house of a Hear was partially' wrecked but the lersyntan escaped. ,He is a special otutible and had left home for duty -'hen- the warning, came, a few min- tes before the expfos'icn' which dam- ged his residence. The clergyman forked throughout the night assist- ig the wounded and homeless nelgh- ors. The greatest damage in London 'as inflicted in tbe northwestern see- Ion where four bombs demolished ftveral- houses. Ail 'the damage and asualties in this district were conned to two* parallel streets. Hundreds t p«r»ons were jnst preparing to esert their homes for the more sub- lantjal shelter of the two nearby abways when the bombs began to ill. The flrst 'bomb made a square hit Q a three story dwelling of concrete ad brick, crashing through two floors =fore it exploded. While the police, jeeial constables and volunteer res- aers -were busy there, three more m!bs fell nearby in quick succession, mbnlances arrived speedily and not- ithstanding the confusion the res- Mrs worked effectively under the iti-aiTcraft barrage. T9SIAXS RECAPTURE CITS Of LONDON. March 8.-- A Russian jvolutipoary army recaptured Jara- irg, v 68 miles from Petmgrad on the ornihg of March 5, according to an Bciaf announcement inade in Pet- igral Thursday and forwarded by the rreepondent of the Exchange Tete- ·aph company. KAISER'S HOIJMX6S HERE AMOSG THE FIRST TO GO UKDKK I'AJJIE B 1UXKER "WASHEWrTON, March S. -Property in the United States · ownedty the kaiser himself lor- oner Chancellor von Bethtnann Hoilweg, tfie German "jankers" generally and" tie German government itself will be the first to 50 untler the hammer under the plans ot A. Mftchell Palmer, alien .property iustndian to sell German-owned property here to the highest bidders. WOMEN OF SOUTH CONNELLSYILLETO AID RED CROSS Arrangements Completed For Bazaar and Sapper on Friday, Sext Week. BOYS ATlFROfTT KEEP TAB ON WHAT WE DO HERE FOR RED CROSS AND Y. M. C. A. Should Give First Thought to Soldiers in General, Says One of Them. COMMITTEES ARE NAMED MOST NOT LOSE GOOD NAME: Moiemeat in First Concerted One in | the Sliter Huieipaltty for the Cause and local Men and Womci llare Joined to Make it a Succcta. are being sabstitntcd for grain'and substitutes of all kinds are being used .especially by the poor. Jam Terr largely has taken .the place of butter and oleomargarine. KIET IS P08SKSSIOX STILL OF SCSSU5S. LONTJON, March S.--Kiev, the capital .of. the Ukraine, is still in tbe hands of the Russian revolutionary troops and has not been, occupied by the Germans, according to a statement issued Wednesday by tbe Russian official news agency in. Petrograd. Tbe previous message, saying Kiev had been lost to the enemy, the statement adds, was due to the receipt of a wireless message which must have originated from enemy sources. B01S1TBTTKI CO-IDCOTOTiR (JITTS HIS POST. LONDON, March S.--Ensign Kry- lenko, commander in chief of the Bol- sheviki army has resigned, according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Petrograri. The resignation was brought about owing to differences of principles between Krylenko and the Council of People's Commissaries, as well as a disagreement with th« latest action of the council. , AMERICAN PATROL OF FIVE DEFEATS TEN GERMAN RAIDERS Bodies Are Put. to JRojrte in Three Xinntes, I/earing Tiro Bead and. Two V'««ndfci. By Associated Pres*. WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN FRANCE, March S.--A half dozen bombs were dropped behind the American front in the sector northwest of Toul last night by German airplanes which were looking for ammunition dumps. Groups of German bombarding airplanes on the way to city and tov/ns far behind tbe lines are passing over the American front almost continually. 'They are greeted by a bot antiaircraft fire from the American batteries. An American patrol of five men three nights ago outfought an enemy patrol of JO men. They met in No Man's Land and the Americans opened fire. The Germans replied and for three minutes there was a sharp skirmish. The enemy retreated leaving two dead and two wounded Bavarians, who were made prisoners'. The American patrol returned to its own lines without having received a scratch. The women of South ConnoJlBvllIe are making preparations for .giving an .entertainment, and fancy work bazaar combined, 'something new in the line of raising money for Red Cross purposes. The attraction which is under th« supervision of Mrs. Charles Carson, wj!t ba held Friday, March 13, beginning at 7.30 o'clock in the rooms of the South ConneUsviile schools. The entertainment is the first of any real movement in South Conaellsville towards helping the Bed Cross and is stirring up much interest. Many, women from this citj- have been named 'as patronesses ot the affair and the entire proceeds will go to the Coo- nellsville chapter'.' All articles to be sold at the bazaar will be donated. During the evening tbe entertainment to be given will consist of singing by Miss Florence Lemmon of Uniontown; band selections: readings by Mm. U S. -Mirbael and J. M. Cecil, and also singing by a quartette. Bela B. Smith will make a Four-Minute speech dnring the evening, and J. Fred Kurti, chairman of the Connellsville chapter, will give a short talk on Bed Cross work. The. bazaar is open to the public and the women expect to have a record-breaking crowd in attendance. During the evening t-wo service flags will be dedicated. Rev. G. I.. C. Richardson -will make tie dedicatory address. One flag will be dedicated to the students of the ·· Gibson high school that have entered the service and the other to the South Conneils- TUle firemen. The following persons have been selected as chairmen of the different committees: . : John. Davis, entertainment; Prof.. J. C.' Beahm, reader of program; Mrs. Violet Ream, tables; Mrs. Grace Adams, decoration; Mrs. Pearl Mc- Clintnck; faneywork; Mrs. Samuel Lee. country booths; Mrs. J. M. Cecil, Red Cross booth; Mrs. H. J. DeBolt, Mrs. M. R. Vance and Glenn Cada- wallader. refreshments. The following women have been named patronesses: i Mrs. W. J. "Bailey, Mrs. J. F. Kcrr, Mrs. P. W. Wright..Mrs. W. P. Clark, Mrs. Ear! Sherrick, Mrs. W. H. Clasper, Mrs. J. B. Davis, Mrs. Margaret Echard, Mrs. Harry . Grassland, Mrs. Martha Cypher, Mrs, Ella Cook, Mrs. J. M. Cochran, Mrs. George Campbell, Mrs. Fred Gilbert, Mrs. E. W. Horner, Mrs. A. B. Kutrz, Mrs. H. W. Lessig, -Mrs. W. M. ituir, Mrs. Earl Moore, Mrs. H. L. Piersol, Mrs. A. B. Piersol, Mrs. A. L. Stillwagon, Mrs. A. A, Clarke. Mias Dora Cooley. Mrs. J. A. McCreary, Mrs. Logan Rush, Mrs. Maust. Mrs. J. V7. Wytie and Mrs. W. A. Bishop. Coanellsville residents will ilnd themselves very uiucii mistaken if they think the aoldier boys with the 'Ara- MEN FOR THE NEXT DRAFT TO BE PLACED IN FOUR CLASSES Instructions 1'ertjuiiing to the Kxum- jnatiun of Selective* Being Seul Ont Sow. The local draft boards throughout the country are receiving revised in- erican Expeditionary Forces in Franco j s t r u c t l o b a tor Ule medical advisory are not following very closely all that' boar is which wili provide for a re- 1s being dooe "back home" in the di-j classification according to physical rection of maintaining the agencies! co:ltliUo n of the men called in the next which are doing so much to insure the! dratt ' Tne n e w regulations require comfort and welfare ot tbe soldiers at! t h a l ever y man summoned before the the front. This is illustrated in two toard5 * ha " be P' ac ' ed in one * t h e interesting and entertaining letters received by Miss Veronica Driscoll of Coalbrook from her brotiior, Corporal N. A. Driscoll with fiauery B, 17th Field Artillery. ''Wo have the 'T with us," writes DECISIVE DEFEAT OF THE HUN IS ONLY SALVATION OF - CIVILIZATION, ASSERTS TAFT following f o u r cl-assiflcations: A.--Acceptable for general military j service. ; B.--Acceptable for general military ; service after being cured of remedial : defects. j C.--Acceptable for special or limited 1 military service in a specified cnpac-! ty or occupation. ' D.--Rejected and cxeinjiied from j any military *crvico. ' It is announced thai further invest!- j , . , : gallon w i l l later be made of the men j A. dr,v c at borne or tho last report, tuxeptable lo - r , imHcd or s . peciai so ,. v . ' Corporal Driscoll, "and It's a great work the Y. M. C, A, is doing for tbe j! soldiers. Glad to hear the K. of 'C. drive in Coanctisville was such a KUC- cess. Was not gratified so much by The Courier's account oC tho V. M. ('. workers. It /ailing be- Let ConnnHsnlle not lose har name. Kv^ryon? 1 . ought to get of the local Red Cross seems tbe old town hind, good behind the Red Cross and the T. M. C. A, Tbe work th^ 'Y' is doing is simply wonderful. Just what the soldier wants most. "From my observation 1 the soldier, at least in war tune, is a very elemental creature and he enjoys tho benefits of tbe Y. M. C. A. not only because nisi tar ,, body is comforted by a warm fire and I tlie his mind recreated by the amusement j ^^ OQ ge ncra l afforded, but because it shows him I d aT morning at ice so that, information may be secured o.t the sort of work each man imy be assigned to do without en- ] dangering his health. YAR LAST THREE S; TH£Y*LL UK Df IT TELLS STUDENTS. Thousands of young men now in high ichools throughout tbe country will be in the first line trenches before the close of the war, Jonner President William Howard Taft declared yesterday in an address before the Uniontown high school students in the school auditorium. He" touched on the sacrifices being made by Americans and asserted that still greater sacrifices would have to be made before the war is over. "Tho war will last three years more," he said, "and many young mon in our high schools w;ll be :n the first line trenches before tbe close." "Peace at any price" was dc- TIounceri tiy the former prsi- dent, who urge3 all to get be- Mnd tbe government and win the war. Hay 3Iean Years of War and Great Sacrifice, But It Must Be, He Declares. PACIFISTS ARE ARRAIGNED There Can Be Tfo Half Way Peace if World is to Be Ifttde Safe, Aiserf-s Former President: Whole Cwtrse of the United States Strongly Defended, FIELD SECRETARY COMING renufijlraofa Official tt'HJ Address Jtod Cross Horn Monday. -Mrs. Charl-CK Parsons, field secrc- of the Pensylvania division of Red Cross, win give a Red Cross work Jilon- , ,, 0 _, 10 o'clock in the Red some one ie thinking of him. *,'« like j CrQS6 headquarters la the old high I school building. The meeting is one · of importance and everybody is urged j lo auend and hear Mrs. Parsons' talk. FORMER LOWER TYRONE MAN, PRESBYTERIAN MINISTER, IS DEAD Ben J, A. OMJand Succumbs to Attack of Pneumonia in TTcst Virginia Hospital. "While attending a convention of tbe ; Presbyterian churcb, Rev. J. A. Old- lanrt, 40 years old, pastor oi'the Presbyterian church at Spencer. "W, Va., Sweeping arraignment oC Germany Tor h e r ' invasion of tbe rights oC the civilized world and appeal to the people of Fayette county and tbe state iand nation to prepare themselves for i a battle to the finish with the chief of : tbe Central Powers were the bigh.- i lights of addresses by Fosmer Prcsi- I dent William Howard Taft yesterday j afternoon In Use West. Knd theatre and : Central Christian chuVch of Union! town, which wafi .followed by a heart j to heart talk to the members of the 1 Payeite County Bar association last jevaning ar the ITniontowji Country I club. The ex-president also spoke to i the students of tic Uniontoern high school, predicting their participation in the struggle. Germany is the real fop of the United States and the world the former president said. . She may have some companions, some Jrailers, but she is tbe real enamy -- "a threat fo civilization, a menace against permanent and a former well known resident of Lower Tyrone township, contracted a caress. "I know that CooncIlsvlUe is gen erous toward Company D and th Hospital Detachment, Init that should; ffce following new members have pneumonia from which he died. . come out of the excess of their botin- ,bcen received into the Jaca] chapter: jnesday afternoon in the Roane county ty. It's as if my friends should be Mrs. Anna Shirley, Mrs. Hattie Camp- I hospital. Rev. Oldland was not well wonderfully thoughtful of me and for-! bell. Mrs. Alice" Washington, Mrs. vben he lefi/or the convention, and get the soldiers in general. It is the Edith soldiers in general who should re- .Mrs. Strange. Miss Mamie Messey. ' Shaughtis Mrs. Virginia soon after his arrival there he was peace of the world and the integrity of every democracy of the world." Tail opened hie address at the theatre by contrasting this war with others LaYolving tbe United States and pointing out the difficulties of getting the mass of people -- 3,000 miles from the scene of the conflict -- to realize tbe very JUte of the'free peoples of the world is dependent upon its outcome, Pacifists . were frowned upon. Germany, he said will attempt to work up an undercurrent here -- has been at- ceive first thought; personal consider-[Hill and -Mrs. A, ID. Boycr, The Brow- ation afterwards. Here's, hoping thc|r.cll Shoe company made a donation." old town comes back strong." (of $10, "Much as t miss your letters and j -- -Continued on Patre T w o . ENTERTAINERS HERE , removed to the hospital. His brother, j tempting jt with some success-- in op- James Oldland, of Bitner, and his I position to the Trar.« There will come brother-in-law, James Dolan. of Ever- Bon, on learning of his illness left at once for the hospital. On their ar- a time, he said, when great sacrifices are required that there will arise'-the disposition, for peace--an inconclusive peace, Germany will foster the move- SCOUTS SEL STAMPS MRS. HUPP REPENTANT $*k$ .Reconciliation fl'ltli Tfnstaid Who Slew Her Fan'mocr. By Associated Press. . CLEVELAND, March 8.--A repentant wife, Mrs. Sthel Hupp, was on the SBBK OSCAB, 6EKXA1T rXISCE. FOB KDT6 rr: ,, LONDON, March S.--Tlie Finnish I verge of hysteria at her' home today ivernmem has uked the German em- ;ror to appoint Prince Oscar, the fifth ·n of the emperor, king of Finland, a ockholm newajap«r says it learned om diplomatic, circles there, accord- g to an Exchange itch. Telegraph dis- Prince Oscar, of Hoh«im!Iern, will ·. 30 rears old next July. On July . 1914.' Prince Oscar, apparently abut the irishu of bis father, con- ipted a morgantic marriage vith a iy in waiting to the empress. Prince -,car suffered from heart trouble dur- g the early, months of the irar -and is reported to hare collapsed after iding va victorious charge at Vern on October 3, 1914. He returned duty and narrowly escaped capture Poland in December of that year. ilTISH C'ADSJOTIE* LOWEST I JtOSTHS. !XNDON". March 8. -- For the first ·ek of March British casualties were 43, the lowest of any week for sev- U months. t.ST OF I,irafi 8KHOTT8 3TATTOI-1H CEKMXJTT. WASHINGTON, March ».--The ser- isness of the coat of living problem (rermauy 1* shown In. figures an- nnced todar by the Dnpartment of bor which states that 52-U per wn» th* average German family ei- iflitnr«s Is paid tor food. Fresh at is scarce and smoked and con- Ted meat are hi£b in price. . Fisfc while relatives are conducting" a search for ner husband, Elmer v Kupp, acquitted last night of tbe murder of Charles L. Joyce, alleged defiler, of the Hupp home. , Jtrs^ Hupp seeks reconciliation, with her husband; Immediately after his acquittal Hupp said he intended to start divorce proceedings against the woman whose alleged perfidy led to j the slaying of Joyce by Hupp on Jan- ' ujury. 10 in the ^pp borne. Between ' McCOlHUCK TRANSFERRED. sots this morning Airs, Hupp told re- Itives. she wanted to regain her bus- band's love and did not want, him'to divorce her. . ' : Boys mil Help Oat in Securing HUT- ,ers; Use Bed Postcard Method. .The Boy Scouts yesterday started on their "War Savings Stamps drive and are making a. house to bouse canvass of the city for buyers. The scouts will be in the drive for some time to come and every bay is work- j ing hard to win one of the medals i offered by the War Department to j scouts selling a certain amount of [ stamps. j The boys are "armed" with red | not cards and when." they secure a buyer of tbe stamps, tbe card is filled out with name and address of tbe subscriber, signed by the scout anil given to the postmaster of the city. Then the mail carriers deliver the stamp.s, every day, or once a week, just as the buyer wishes, and collect ["the money. The scouts are given credit fbr the', sales. FARM BUREAU TO DEMONSTRATE THE USE OF TRACTORS tlttlHr of Jfnchlnes in County to be Shown ui Farm tfettr Uniontown on March 20. The Fayette County Farm Bureau has arranged for a tractor demonstration on March 20 on the farm of"W. M. Thompson, near Qniontown for tbe purpose of acquainting 'the farmers with the best type of machine for use in this territory. It will be the first demonstration of the kind ever held in the county and Is expected io attract general attention. Every farmer in the county interested in the use of the gasoline or oil driven machines for | farm work Is invited to be present. It ; the weatber is unfavorable the demonstration will be given the next Favorable day. P. E. Dougherty, extension representative of the Farm Bureau, said 3Usk'a] Guardsmen the Attraction at | ious Mr. Dolan and Mrs. Oldland re- rival Rev. OJdJand was surprised, , SLating that lie was not very sick.} incut. Looking into the future Taft Believing his condition not to be ser- j declared that now is the time to an- thc High School Tonight. i turned home, later receiving word of The Musical Guardsmen company, the seventh attraction ot the high appear at the new auditorium tonight ^' Rev. Oldland'B death. Rev. Oldland was born and reared are backed by a reputation o£ being artists iu their line, singly and collectively. The guardsmen have a pro- grram of both instrumental and vocal selections .and reports from other cities where they have appeared carry only the highest praise for the company. The program tonight is described as being a variety oC instruments, solos, ensemble numbers, male quar- teUe selections--a richly varied satisfying musical program given with a snap and ginger and precision. DIRECT JUNIOR WORK S. P. Asho and R, TV. Smith Are Named in Connelisrille Tcrriliirj-. S. P. Ashe, superintendent oE the on a farm in Lower Tyrone township, e eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. William Oldland. He was educated at Grove City College and later was graduated from the Western Theological seminary. He took a post-graduate course at Princeton and' at the Western Theological seminary. Rev. Oldland entered the ministry about seven or eight rears ago. He was unmarried and was a member of the Tyrone church, of which his father is an elder. In addition to his parents he is survived by the following brothers: James, of Bitner; "William, formerly of Juniata; Abraham, at home, and two sisters, both residing at Everson. Funeral Sunday afternoon from the Oldland residence, with interment in the Scottdale ceme- several makes ot tractors wonld be ,,. ConnelisvHle schools, and (Smith, supervising principal demonstrated. "We are or th c opm.on Dlmbar . O ,. n3hip6 ^ hoolsl have , )oen , tbat tractors can be worked on tho asOTcia te members o£ the average farm in Fayette county," S a,d ^ Re(J Cnjss e tho W ork Mr. Dougherty, "although it is a question, whether all makes will work as effectively as others." "Considerable interest is being manifested this year in tractors and many people are talking of purchasing," added Mr. Dougherty, "therefore it is our idea to have all the different firms demonstrate tlieir machines in the same field "'so tnat all fanners may ' have an opportunity to look over the | machines, and study the different makes before purchasing one for their fann."' DAWSON MAKES SHIPMENT Jiod Cross Organization Sends Much IVork to Headquarters. The Dawson Red Cross on last Fri- being done by .that organization day shipped to the Red Cross head- through the territory covered by the I quarters the following articles: Connellsvillo Chapter of the Red I Sweaters 41; socks, 29 pairs; pajamas, Cross. The two associate members wilt immediately organize their forces and get the Junior Red Cross work in this section running smoothJy. Al! work done in the schools for the Red Cross 20 suits; hospital shirts, 23; towels, 9G; 64 packs containing 1280 surgical pads. Since the Diwson Red Cross 'received an order to give outfits to the boys as they departed for the train- will then come under, the j u n i o r or- ing cainps, seven have b'een supplied ganization. , 1 and arrangements are heing made to see tbat aH the boys that have gone SUGAR SUPPLY MENACED TP« Thousand fano IVorknrs in Port* Rico fio On Strike. Br Associated I'ress. SAN JUAN, Porto Rico, March 8:-Ten thousand cane field laborers in the eastern end ot the island are' on strike causing the closing down of three sugar centrals. The men declare they are tired of waiting for action by the labor officials at Washington, which would determine whether a general strike ·vrould be called. Will Do Ontjndc Work on Filing of Income Tux Returns in Xlniontoirn., Ralph W. ifcCormick, a field-deputy of Internal Revenue Collector C. G. j l/ewellyn's force of Plttsburg, who has been assiting here in filing income tax returns of- Connellsville citizens has j been transfered to Uniontown. ; He will assist in the outside work there. Date of Electrocution Set. ; The week of April 8 was today filed for the electrocution ot .Mike Uptic of Westmoreland county, convicted of murder in the Srst degree. CAMPAIGN PROGRESSES of W. K. Church Has Raised i?l,SI»fl $10,000 I)«M Fund. The campaign of the Methodist Episcopal church to raise ?10.QOO by str June 1 to wipe out the church indebtedness is progressing satisfactor- FIVE DAYS FOR BEGGING Mayor Itet*rniiiH»l_ti» Break Cp Prac- (ice in the City, Mitchell, 36 years olfi, o£ Unioutown was given five days In a cell by Mayor John Duggan in police court this morning for begging on the Mayor Duggan is; determined to ! up to tbe present date are provided i with an.outfit, which consists of one sweater, one pair of wristlets, occ helmet and two pairs of socks. Tbe women of Dawson are doing wonderful work towards lookin-g after tbe comfort of the soldier boys. Many as-1 laps ' c he said . soluble a', the Red Cross headquarters j in tbe Cochran banquet- hall and de- ticipate that move on the part of tbe so-called pacifists, more times than, not pro-German masqueraders. Tie three years of war before the United States finally became involved were reviewed -and the incidents leading to the declaration of hostilities related, including tbe 'sinking of the Lusitania. The'former president defended- the sale of munitions to the allies as .in strict conformity with international law. Referring to Count Von Bernstorff, the former German, ambassador at Washington, the speaker pronounced'him a "sneak, and-spy." On the Russian situation Taft said: "Russia at the opening-of tie war was an autocracy. She them became a democracy, so called. Now -what is she? A seething mass of human pror toplasm,- of wild, ignorant peasants and citizens led by .the wildest dreamers and now under the heel, of the German 'Kaiser," " . A warning to the American people to prepare for-sacrifices and to stcd their hearts for what Js inevitable, was Mr. Taft's final message. "We have done much," he said, "bni we are" rich and contributions of our wealta have hardly been missed. There will be many sacrifices asked and aiacted before we are through. They are inevitable. They are bound to come.. It is then, as I Bee it, that' the .real'American" spirit will arise! it will surmount all those obstacles and weld the American people into ona compact body for the attainment of the goal which -we must reach befora we sheath .the. sword. .It will carry, us through to victory." Eighty-five guests sat down to the tables at the country cjub for the bar banquet. Senator W. E. Crow was toastmastcr. The address of the former president was largely reminiscent, dealing with his career as a lawyer. Touching on the Russian col- vote their'time to sewing and knitting. The members of the surgical dressing ' The following eomoiitee has been offenders will got longer sentences. STILI, SbTBRlST.ENOfiXT. entrusted with he collection ot the fund, of which $1.600 has been raised: · , ,f. B. Davis, Harry Dunn, A. A. Clarke. A. B. Kurtz, F. W. Wright, B. F. Smith. A. C. Herwick, A. \v. Bis- I . ., ,, . . . ,,,.,. ,, ., Imp. John McCoy. G. S. Council. F. D. A ' f " " alstp " (l fl '" " Hnil Munson, E. W. Horner, W. G. Katiff- man. ,1. J. Buttormore and H_ L. Carpenter. break up street begging and if five day ' classes arc making splendid progress. sentences are not sufficient to stop it, · LINBLEY TRIAL MARCH 18 "Now we 'hear in this country, w« hear at every hand, that this war in going to revolutionize society, and when a good many men say it is going to revolutionize society they mean it is going lo result in an entire change in the system of law' under which we have been living; thafs.it is going to On April 22 breach «f I'rnmisp Snit j rcv crsc the rules of property; that is Supply for i 4si«nst -Him is Scheduled. what they have in mind. That it is Pennsylvania Jfoinrcmil. j Thc tria i of Frank M. Lindley for ' somg to Tesult '" * division, and it A. E. aUlBad. farmer, supemten- the murder of Frank A. Burkey . in L dent ot the ConnellsviHc Water c o m - ] Connellsville the night of December Ton -H BOSTON. March S.--The condition of George Von [,. Meyer who has been HI at his home here for wvtri.1 weeks with a tumor of the Uver was more s«rious this morning, and'physicians ,two an* one-hall to four times j said there was little hope of his re~ r than. W yt*ct titles. PoUtoe» ' - - ' · · : · · · ' · " ' "Auction Block" Rwnipfs $353. The total recipts of "The Auction Block" at the Paramount theater were $353.25, it was announced today. Appointed Po.sUl Clerks. Goldie R. .ludds and Thomas M. Shanaberger were yesterday appointed clerks in the Uniontown postoffice. pany's plant here, who resigned t h e ! 18 has been postponed.Irom March 13 list of February after 21 years oC con-1 to March 18. Spanish Cabinet Quits. MADRID, March 8.--The Spanish cabinet reslend'today- Pair tonight and slightly -warmer; Saturday, increasing cloudiness followed by. rain or snow Is tbe noon weather forecast for Western Pennsylvania. Temperature Record. 1918 W17 Maximum J--1-.45 59 Minimuir. 27 41 ifean 36 . 50 The Yough river fell during linuous service with the company, has j On April 22 in common picas court been maSfi superintendent ot the is to be tried tho ?20.000 breach o£ Mountain "Water Supply corepa-ny, j promise suit nf Miss Bessie Bigam oC trhicb is controlled by the Pennsyl- 1 Conneljsville against Lindley. vania. railroad. 'Mr. Halst.pad's beadjuarters will !jc at Greensburg, a.nd be be in charge oC the water supply on tbe Altoona division. reaches Killed. Weather observers and agricDltur- Miss McDiffctt in Wasliinirton. Miss Anna McDiffett of the West Side left this morning/or Washington, D. C., to accept a government position. On March 14 she will take UB clerical work in the department of agriculture. Miss McDiffett SB a for- rom 4.30 leet to 4.60 feet. ists report that tfce below' aero weatb- j mer teacher in lie local schools. Her i er of the winter has destroyed all '. sister,, Miss Myrtle McDiffett; IB in the prospects of a peach crop ia Pennsyl- the service of the government to vania this year " 1 Washington; ; · character much more pronounced and radical than any we have had heretofore. 1 doii't know how much of an effect upon'that tendency the exhibition ot the Bolsheviki in Russia is go- in^ to have. They, wild, dreaming 1 fools, with a system of government that never can work on -sea or land, rustaid in with a proletariat 90 per cent of whom could not' read or write, with a power'that resulted from the guns ."being iu "the hands of just that proletariat, seized the government, and what -have they done with it? What have they done "with it? They have · beLrayed their country and 1 hey have put themselves under tie hands of 'the worst tyranny that modern aii- tory oresenii." . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . , .

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