The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on May 8, 1918 · Page 1
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, May 8, 1918
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' Dail: mm. CohnellsviHe's Biggest and Best Newspaper. Sworn Average Daily Circulation Last Week, 6,765 VOL. 16 r NO. 152. CONNBLLSVILLE, PA^ WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY S, 1918., BIGHT PAGES. RIE INDICTMENT OF J. V. THOMPSON THROWN OUT; PITTSBURG CASE STANDS ;e Charles P. Orr, in Federal Court, Today Denies Motion of Counsel for Uniontovm Banker to Halt the Trial on Charge of Violating Banking URTTHISAFTERNOONCRANTS POSTPONEMENT By Associated . Press. FITTSBUKG, May S. -- When court re-convened this afternoon In the J- V. Thompson trial the government asked for a postponement, which iras taken to me*B that an appeal would be made to the higher court. The cotrt granted the request. PITTSBURG, May S.--Judge Charles P. Orr, in the Federal TRAINMEN OF U.S. TO RECEIVE 20 PER CENTWAGE RAISE Director General McAdoo to Announce · His Decision on Kecominendalions of Wage Commission. 'WASHINGTON, May .8.--Director General JicAdoo will announce soon his decision on recommendations of the.railroad Wage Commission, which were said in well-informed quarters to propose an average 20 per cent advance in pay for all cla'sses of railroad employes. If the suggestions of the. commission are followed approximately ?260,000,000 will be added to the payrolls ot the nation's railroads. The commission has followed its announced policy of giving xhe highest the lowest rate of ad- CAPSTAN GLASS COMPANY BUYS RIPLEY IfLANT; WILL MAKE FOOD CONTAINERS The. Capstan Glass company, with headguarters in ConnellsvlHe, has purchased the glass plant formerly operated- and owned by Tlipley Company at South Connellsvillo. The new company will make food containers, an entirely, different line of goods trom that made by.Ripley Company. Glass foort containers are short of the demand at-the present time, and unless more arc produced a great deal ot food products grown this sea- rt, today sustained the motion of the defense in the trial of [P aW unions the lowest rate ot ad- r. Thomnson. charged with breakine the bankine laws and vance : ho ^ e ""}' f c!let ,' s n * ed .! d Thompson, charged with breaking the banking laws and iw out the indictments found by the Erie grand jury. Judge Orr denied a motion to quash the Pittsburg indictment 0 counts and also a motion to throw out the first eight counts he Pittsburg indictment. : After a conference-of counsel it was agreed to proceed wi£h 1 trial this afternoon. ; The trial, which began yesterday, was on two indictments, ] found by a grand jury in Pittsburg and the other by the Erie ad jury. ' . . ! Counsel for Thompson moved for the dismissal of tie in- inents on the 'ground that they were not based oa the charges re the federal commissioner which it was declared deprived 'impson of his right to be faced by his accusers. ; All the indictments had to do with the failure of the First ional Bank of TJniohtown of which Thompson was president. ig« Orr allowed the entire day®- 1-rday to be taken up with argu: regarding) the throwing ont of indictments', and Mr. McKean S still speaking when conn ad- led Cor tbe evening. :e banker appeared in court on ,'«rm of his. son, Andrew K. ap«on, and was surrounded by ounMl, Including besides Mr. Mci, Attorney Jesse B. Cunningham, i . Assistant District Attorney jrt SL Gibson, of Allegheny county -'former Jodge A. E. Grosscnp of 3 York. 'r the United States; Special As-' son cannot be preserved for winter use. As .food is rcry important toward winning the war the operation ! necessary changes of this plant 1s in reality a war meas- I be made. The president and general manager of the-Capstan Glass company is W. it. Anderson of Pittsburg, who was formerly general superintendent of the United States, Glass company of. Pittsbarg, a firm owning and operating several plants. Mr. Anderson bas spent a great many years in the glass Industry and is very well known in tbo trade. The new plant win employ between. 200 and 300 people, and operations will be started just as soon as (he in the plant can At Attorney Genera! S. B. Bush 3d that in Federal practice there jno need .of a preliminary liear- iefore a United States commis- ":r or committing magistrate, and jrnted ont that permission of the I had first been, obtained to pre- 'tbe. indictment He cited many i that upheld the jpjvernnwnt in iresent procedure. Mr. Rush was ! by Assitant United States At- iy John M. Henry. SALES TOTAL $933 .·»tj Are Displaying Loyally im Stamp Pn«hases._ es of "War Savings Stamps in chbol Sere yesterday reached a of ?9f.3.79. For the first time the sale of stamps began in the 1 the Crawford school on the Side led. their high, water mark lighest total in the city being : ed yesterday when J305.0S was ·ted. 3 South Side and Fourth wards ilose'to the nigh school yester- nth the Second and Third wards e ?200 column. The results of lies follow": West Side, ?:W5.06r id fjid Third wards, $225.77; . Side and Fourth wards, }195.- : igh school, $197.91. ELEVEN ARE TO j LEAVE FRIDAY FOR TRAINING CAMPS Xen rrom District 2 Will be Sent tu Vnrioas Location's for Various Branched. Eleven men will leave here on Friday, May 17, for various training camps' -which they will enter, having enlisted through, the local draft board for District. No. 2. All tae men have been indncted through tie nation's.' want column recently sent out to get ] men skilled in their trades. I The men will not ail go to the same: camps, different classes of trade going to different training stations. 'Twenty-three men made application for enlistment' through the government's want column hut only 11 have been ordered to go on- the 17th. The men are Ernest Wnipkey and Clyde Sparks, carpenters, to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C.; Charles J, Boyle, Samuel Jeffries, James McPartland, all of this city, and Jesse Newell, Bawson, as brakemen, to Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, Ind.; roost by the men who have been merely making ends meet or perhaps going in "debt on the n-ages they^recoiv- ed. · v Apparently nono of the commission's recommendations has met the reuest of the unions themselves; which ranged as high as 45 and 60 per cent. A majority of the commission is said to have felt that the eight-hour day should not be made universal for railroad employes novr while the war is in progress, fearing to upset- transportation and necessitate the expenditure of large sums in addition to the increases suggested.. It is said the commission, has urged that after the war the' eight-hour day be extended and made the basis of employment of all classes of railorad workers. DDNBAR OBSERVES ITS VICTORY IN THE UBERTY LOAN Against Allotment of $41,550 Community Contributes $105,150. BOYSAVAILABLE Tayette Farmers Mnr Secure 50 From . Allegheny County. Farmers of Fayette county who are short of labor aod who are handicapped by the lack, of strong muscles A SPIRITED FIGHT ISONFOR CONTROL OFCOKECOMPANY The HiJlman Interests and J. P. Brcnnen the Opposing Forces. U81 ON THE HONOR ROLL Winning of Flag la Celebrated by Big Parade, Followed by Addresses in the Methodist Episcopal Church; Judge ]tenpert"ts Chief Speaker. With Its characteristic energy Dun- $700,000 !N EARNINGS BRITISH FORCES IMPROVE POSITIONS IN MINOR NIGHT ENGAGEIMENT5 NEAR AMIENS Lines Are Advanced in Three Localities; Hostile Artillery Firing Increases in Kemmel Sector; Paris Reports Fighting on Both Sides of Avre River. KAISER IS HURRIEDLY SUMMONED TO BERLIN By Associated Prcsa. LONDON, May S.--Successful minor operations last night resulted in the advance of the British lines a short distance in the Amiens sector between the Somme and Ancre rivars, the war office announces. Increased activity was developed by the hostile artillery early this morning on the FJanders front between Meteren and Kemmel... The statement rads:. "As the result of successful minor operations carried out last night our line between trie Somme and Ancre rivers has been advanced a short distance in three localities. We captured several prisoners. . "The hostile arti)lery has been active during the night between Locpn and Ro'oecq. and in the neighborhood of St. Julian. Early this morning the enemy's artillery developed increased activity in the Meteren-Kemmel sector." Of the Thompson'ConnollSTiHe Coke Company One of the Frizes in tile Contest; Plan to Oust JUeun of the Operators from Presidency of Co. An effort to secure control of the bar last evening celebrated "going earnings or one of the large merchant over the top" in the Third Liberty i coke operating companies of the Con- Loan campaign by a big parade and a rally in the Methodist Episcopal church that packed thac ediiice to the doors. The occasion was the pre- nellsvine region has precipitated one of the most spirited contests that bas been waged between rivals in the industry for many years. The offensive saltation by Judge E. H. Reppert ot! in this drive is being conducted by J. KAISEB SUMMONED TO BEBUX. BERNE, May S.--Emperor William has roi.arned "to Potsdam owing to the political crisis resulting from tae rejection of suffrage reform by the Prussian diet. The imperial chancellor has been summoned by the emperor to report on the situation. HEAY5T ABTDLLEEYDfG ON ATBE. PARIS, May S.--Heavy artillery fighting occurred last night on both sides of the Avre river, southeast of Amiens, the war office announces. SEVESTT-FIVE IS CASUALTY MST. WASHINGTON,' May 8.--The casualty list today contained 75 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 13; died of acci- the town's honor flag--won by, piiinglH. Hiiiman. Jr.. of Pittsburg, and as- dent, 2; died of disease, 3; ·wounded severely, up a total of $105,150 toward the loan, I sociates, while John P. Brenncn, the · slightly, 41; missing in action, 3. 13; wounded enc for securing the assistance of 50 high; school, and college students of AJle- gheny county for the" summer. The , boys have, all volunteered, their serf-*?.' ices '.o the fanner, and can be secured through communicating with J. i " G. Fast, /arm labor manager lor Fay- j ^ ette county at Uniontown. where only J41.550 was allotted. The total reported Is not all, as sums are to come in that will materially increase the amount, it was sU.ted." There were all told 1,181 subscriptions reported. "I think that's fine," said Judge lleo- ! pert, In making the report to the auoi- ^ Preceding the presentation the yo-o- e ot the town paraded the main dean of Conneilsville region opera- | tors, is maintaining a stubborn defensive. Tbe objective is control of the Thompson-Connellsville Coke company with its accumulated earnings of $700,000 and millions more in prospect. The initial movement in the campaign was made in Pittsburg last week when the Hillman interests entered proceedings in the Cniled Slates _ "street, led by James W.- Butterroore's j District Court to prevent tbe distributing wore upwards of tion ot 5300.00U in earnings among the , ta ^u 7 m T , , . in w n t e and oacn carrying a iui, »=- That Fayette county farmers could ^ cly ,, war ju olrtomDD Hes I 6 .flT"?!, 0 ' TM ·? D !!*£?" B Una afoot, a detachment of the Dua- ha 1 men was brought out at a confer-1 ence of Western. Pennsylvania coun- } ties on farm labor, held yesterday in Pittsburg. had farm, experience, some taking special courses at State college and others-working in Mercer county last year. The Pittsburg nree'ting was attended by Bentoa Boyd, chairman of company carrying ritks,- men and mitub^rs of the _. . , , Liberty Loan committees and,s. ^U^! 1 TM" "T,,! 1 H w^ot short duration, but K proved George Percy, boilermaker, to Port: of civilian service labor of the Myer, Va.; Paul C. Hosier, yardmas- rcormnfttee ot ·Public Safety or Payette ter. to Fort Myer, Va.:; Harry H. Ken-; county; J. G. Past, farm labor man- nan, Arden, Pa., automobile repair-j a ger of this county, and G. S. Connell, county director oC tho Public Sen-ice Reserve. to be quite an imposing affair. At the rally in the church R. J. Mc- M EXHIBITION FRIDAY , Cluses of High School AVill Go Taroagh Drills for Fobllc. ar practicing, for weeks final irations are being · made by the ·gymnasium classes of tne soph- . junior and senior classes in the man, to Washington Barracks at Washington, D. C.; William W. Cunningham, electrician, to Washington Barracks;. Lindsay McFarland, civil engineer, to go to Washington Ear- racks. ' There are three men, two locomotive firemen and one brakeman, going from District No. 5. There are two more railroad men in that district who wish to" "go into training, but no orders to enlist them have yet been received. Both local boards have received word that selectives will leave during the flve-day period beginning May 25, but neither has. beea notified of the number each will be required to send. BOTS LEATE TORT THOMAS FOB SOUTH. Out of all the draftees who left here last Thursday night for Fort Thomas, school for a gymnastic exhibition :given on Friday evening,. An ex- .t program has been arrange.d by , ^ Iva "Waterbury, instructor. " ; . Ky., William Addis, son, of Mr. and SUGAR SALE RESTRICTED Two to I'iTC Founds in Town, Five to Ten in Country, the JRulc. In order that a sufficient supply of sugar will be on hand for canning this summer, attention of grocers is called to the rule restricting the saJe of sugar in quantities in a teregram received last evening by Food Director Charles L. Davidson from State' Director Hein'x. The telegram follows: "If \ve are to successfully meet the heavy sugar demand ot the fruit preserving season we must at this lime, begin to accumulate a surplus in thej hands of the trade n-olch w e cannot do if consumers are allowed i to pur- inclmling school chit-;stockholders. Failing in Uiat appii- ai, a lot of them little girls dressed i cation was made in the courts of Fay- 1 ette county on Monday for a preliminary injunction to restrain the stockholders from continuing President Brcnnen and his supporters in control for another year. The injunction was granted :ind 10 A. M. Saturday fixed as the hour for a hearing on a motion to make the injunction permanent. The history of the Thompson-Connellsville Coke company over which tho battle for control is being waged bas been little short of marvelous. Before the lyar stock of the concern was down to ?10 a share and the bonds could be purchased at a nominal figure. Under, the careful management of its president, John P. Brennen, who bas been steadfast to the company through all its years of financial slough, all the debts were paid, taxes met, repairs and betterments made to the plant and a large sinking fund provided out of which bonds were being retired. Accumulation of the surplus has been so rapid that the stock of the company in the last twelve months has advanced prodigiously in value. With a view to obtaining control the Hillman interests executed a coup by purchasing outright from t h e - First(Continued on Page Two.) his audience; school house. Mrs. J. R. Addis of South Pittsburg | chase and use sugar freely, are accordingly forbidden Grocers to sell we Will be 32 'girls in. thef drills, ponnastie exhibition ls;; : t!ie first ', ot the kind ever held'"by:.,high 1 students here, and. parents and 5 interested In tbe students are d to attend. FIRE MASCOT SHOT VMek Always Tallowed '"met La Imtrarmg AJarnu is I" -jl. dog mascot of the firs itepart- whicb was always to bs seen, the truck when an alarm was answered wns killed by Patrol- Turner · after he had attacked .ttle girls on the West Side yes- ' dog bit tea little daughter of ot PoHce W. 13. Bowers and also. id at another girl. · !YM TEACHER QUITS HOBS*, of Htrh Sekool F»cnlty, !Emten CotMtrr's Surriee. jnellsTflle high school Trill be ut another teacher Saturday. A. lugh. instructor in gymnastics, unlisted in the Medical corps |time aso, ha«. reccireti his call I lervic*. : Hough left tor Pittsburg last [and irill then go to Fort Ogle'-He Is-a.fjfridute of t'ne Uni' ' ' street, is the only one remaining at .t camp, svccoraing to a post card from Addis to his parent*. Addis writes that they were given vaccine almost immediately upon their arrival at cam i? -and that the other draftees left on Sunday for Camp Forest, Ga, . . JOHJT TKC3CP DOCfG FISKLY AT CAitP 1EE. Mrs. Jacob Trump and son Dewey arrived from Camp Lee where they had been visiting .Mrs. Trump's son John. Mrs. Trump says that he isjget- ting along fine and so are 'many others. 1LBUT. SOlffEBTIIiE VISITS FMHfDS HEBE. While on his way from Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., to Camp Lee 1 , Petersburg, Va, Lieutenant John Somerville stopped off in ConnellsvUle for a brief visit with friends. MLA2TDS GO TO TESIT. ' SEBTICE. Mr. and Sirs. William. Niland left this afternoon for Newport News to see their son, Joseph Niiantl, who is in military^ service. From Newport News they will go to Camp Meade to visit William Niland, another son in tbe service. sugar in quantities greater than two to five pounds to town trade or five to ten pounds to rural trade and any violation of this rule by any grocer regardless of the amount he may cave on hand will invite drastic retributive action by the food administration. "As a *ugar conservation .measure tile service in public eating places of sherbets and water ices and their commercial manufacture is "strictly forbidden." Gee, postmaster and head of the loan committee, presided. On the stage with him were Judge Reppert, Wooda N. Carr and Arthur Stone ot Uniontown; Rev. H. L. Humbert,-Rev. Hays and G. .W. Greenwood. The church is tho right place for such a gathering Judge Reppert told either a church or a If the world is f .o be made safe for democracy by this way it must be kept safe, he said, by the church and the school. Quoting Phillips Brooks, the jurist defined "liberty" as "the opportunity to do and be the best that is a man to do and be." That opportunity, he said. America is offering to all within her borders. America has entered the struggle in Europe, said Judge Reppert, in order that the forces fighting tor moral supremacy may wiu. There can be no compromise, he insisted, "we,must either conquer or submit to the hellish ends of Germany's ambition. Therefore," he said, "this is our war." One good growing out of the war, said the speaker, is that it is giving tho people, regardless of creed, an (Continued on Paffo Two.) Not a Township Oiricer. A card from a person living on H. P.. D. No. 3, Conneilsville, signed- "Fxom a Near Neighbor," was received this morning by Health Officer George Hetzel, telling him of a dead horse on a farm in the township. The writer complained that it was hot possible to endure the odor and asked the officer to look into it. Mr. Hetzel wishes it made plain that he is not a township health officer but id the city only. Uncle Joe Cannon £2. WASHINGTON, May '7.--Former Speaker Cannon of Illinois-was 82 today and the occasion was : made subj- ject for a demonstration by his colleagues when the House convened at noon. Bid Cross Secretary. Mrs. H. Claude Hays has been elect- McCnne Called. · e g secretary of the executive commit- C. N. MoCune, superintendent of the tee. of the ConneUs-riile Branch of the Uniontown.. schools, received orders] Payette county chapter of the Red today to report "May 15 for the fourth [Cross. Mrs.Bays succeeds Mis Sarah officers,' training- course, · r'gt. HtlsbQiK.'..-.-'· officers,' training course. . . . Seatpa. SEVENJROWNED Homes of West Virginians Carried Off by Flood Today ; By Associated ITess. CLARKSBURG, W. Va., May 8.--' Seven persons were drowned and a number of houses were swept' from, their foundations by a flood in the "village of Big Isaac, Doddridge county, early today. The dwelling of James Garder was swept away, and Garder, his wife and their four children were carried with it. A little later Mrs. Leroy Enos was drowned. AKEJUCAXS CONGRATULATED.. WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN PICARDY, Monday, May 6.--The artillery fighting continues along the sector held by American, troops on the Picardy battle front. There is no change in the situation. Premier Cle. lencea'u visited the Americans yesterday afternoon and congratulated them on the fine showing they have already made. CAXADIAIfS' MOVE FOEWAED. WITH THE BRITISH ARMY IN FRANCE, May 8. The Australians last night made another advance, pushing forward their lines 500 yards along a front of 600 yards near Sailly-le- Sec on the sector east of Amiens. They also pushed back the Germans 300 yards from a front of 500 yards west of MorIan- court FIGHT LIKE HEBOES. AN ATLANTIC PORT, May S.--"No brighter page in all American history has been written than that covering the deeds of American soldiers fighting the Prussians," declared Dr. William T; Ellis of Swartamore. Pa., who arrived here last evening on H. French liner, in describing the fighting three weeks ago in the American sector at Apremont, porthwest of Toul, which he witnessed. "Our boys fought like heroes," he continued; "although they were outnumbered four to one. The Americans never gave an inch and always drove the enemy back. They did not lose a prisoner but captured three truckloads of the enemy." ·9 REQUISmOIT FOR SPECIAL SELECTTTES.. WASHINGTON,.May 7.--A rerraisi- ition on all states except Arizona, J Delaware and Vermont for 4,060 spec- jially qualified draft registrants .to Men Whose Voices Are Famfliir on ' S° to i camp May 20 was sent out to-. the Vlctrola IVill Be heard at I fl ay by Provost Marshal General' FAMED ARTISTS TO GIVE CONCERT ON MAY Explosion Kills One. NEW CASTLE, Pa., May 8.--One man was Trilled and a number o£ others were seriously injured by an explosion in the Burten powder works, six miles from, here.'early today. GARDEN PAMPHLETS Being Distributed Free at the Ciir- ncgic Library. The Carnegie Free Library has received a number ot copies of ths pamphlet, "War" Vegetable Gardening and the Storage oE Food Stuffs," from the National War Garden Commission. These pamphlets irill be given to all who apply for them. The library is making a special effort to supply information on gardening this year. Many government and other pamphlets. are on file and the latest books have been purchased. Some of the best books on gardening are: Morrison . Brues, ''How to Make the Garden Pay;" Croy, '"1000 Hints : on Vegetable Gardening;" French,' "Beginner's Garden Book;" Yeaw, "Market Gardening;" Lloyd "Productive Vegetable Growing." High School Hall. Through the efforts of .P. T. McDonald of the McDonald Music company tie people of- Conneilsville and nearby towns will have the oppor- j ttmity oa Monday evening, May 20, of hearing internationally famous musical artists, whose voices are familiar to the" public through the medium of the Victor talking machine. Mr. McDonald has closed a contract with the Victor people for the appearance at the high school auditorium of Billy Murray, Henry Burr, Arthur Collins, Byron G. Harlan, Albert Campbell and John H. Myers and Fred Van EPP*, | Tng'to the"officials of the banjoist. an( i reflects great credit plant superintendents and Crowder. FRICK EMPLOYES TAKE $1,637,900 IN THIRD LIBERTY LOAN BONDS An Average »f $85.83 for Each of the. 15,030 Subscribers. Who iXnmbw 81.1 Pet Cent of Total. The record made by tne employes of the K. C. Frick .Coke company on the. Third Liberty Loan is highly" gratify--. The complete program will bo an- NEW WARNING SIGNS Added Steps Taken to Protect Craw- · ford Hvt'nne Bridge. New signs warning against fast nounced later. Numbers win be contributed by the "Sterling Trio," Burr, .Campbell and Myers, and by the "Peerless Quartet" -- Burr, Campbell, Collins and BurL" The entire proceeds of the concert will be turned over to the Edwin. S. Porter branch of ihe Navy League. upon the- the local committees which boosted the local subscriptions to a handsome amount beyond the goal,'which had been set at $1,250,000. Of the 17,000 employes 35,936, or 8J.1 per cent, became purchasers ot bonds to the total amount of $1,367,SOO, or an~ average of $85.83 per subscribing employe. Eight plants gained a place in tie 100 per cent class, every employe on the pay rolls becoming a subscriber. These plants are Juniata, Leisenring No. 2, Palmer, Ralph, Standard, Trotter, Youngstown and the Mount pleasant Water corn- Fair tonight and Thursday is the noon weather forecast for Western Pennsylvania. Temperature Record. 1918 1917 Maximum : SO g7 Minimum 61 46 Mean . 70 52 The Yough river rose during the travel on the Crawford avenue bridge j Pevre, of Millersville normal. It was decided to discontinue teaching German after this term and substitute Frencb. English history will become a requires subject in the high school course. Tbe Gregg system of short- GERMAN ELIMINATED Slonnt Pleasant School Bourd Votes to Substitute.1'rencfc. Special to Tho Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, May 8.--At a ; riany. school board meeting on Friday eve- [ standard with 586,500 leads in the ning two teachers were elected. They were Ola Stoner and Francis Le have been prepared and will be erected at once. *A Qne is provided for driving a horse faster than a walk. Service Flag Dedicated. A service Hag in honor of the 23 men in the service was dedicated at largest total subscription, comes second with $61,000. Southwest No. 2 with a total of ?12.100 has the honor- of having the largest average.' $144.04, per subscriber. Leisenring No. 2 comes'next with an average of .J125.65 per subscriber in a list totaling $52,400. Phillips was a close third with an average of $125.22 on its the Methodist Episcopal church, of Sioithfield Sunday evening. Some o f - y e a r , the men to whom the flag is dedicated are already on the front in France. The church was filled with friends hand will be used, instead of the Isaac ; list aggregating 541,200. Pittraan system. The school board de- ' cided to run a Lyceum course next night from 2 feet to 2.20 feet. and relatives of.the 23 men. An address was made by Woods N. Can- of Uniontown. Former Snperintcndcnt Here. Benjamin Apple, formerly county Annirersary Invitations Oat. Invitations bave been issued forlUie celebration of the 99th annivers'ary"6t the Odd Fellowship.and the unveiling of a service flag to be held Friday ev- superintcndent of tbe Northumberland jening. May 10th in Odd Fellosvs' hail county schools, was a visitor at the i by General Worth Lodge No; 386 -In- high school here this- morning. dependent Order of Odd Fellow*.

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