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Wednesday, June 19, 1918
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Connellsville's Biggest and Best Newspaper. Sworn Average Daily Circulation Last Week, 6,690 VOL. 16, NO. 1S8. CONNELLSVTLLE, PA., WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 19, 1918. EIGHT PAGES. CONNEI1SVILLE BOYS I FRANCE LIVE ON FINEST THE NATION CAN PRODUCE No Mother N«ed Fear for I MOUNT PLEASANT Instant That Son Lacks Food IS SAME WITH PREPARES TO PUT LOAFERS TO WORK Front Bv Personal iront ii) lersonai Special to Tho Courier. Ass«r»nce Is Conrcyed Here] MOUNT PLEASANT. June is.-Following a conference with Bor- fmgh golicitor Eugene warden over j the matter of putting loafers to work. _ | Burgess S. P. Slovens last evening is"v sued a proclamation that all men. OUTCOME 01' WAR CERTAIN (rom ^ ages o( ls to 65, inclusive, _ j must engage themselves in some oc- jcupation either useful to the country Acqutatucv of Sani Harry Brings , or ^ commun i(y j n which they live. to Tather, S. 3. Harry, of | Five days from the issue of the ~ " proclamation is given them to find work. The penalty for the violation of the order is a fine of ?5, or five days at labor for the first offense and $10 fine or thirty days to jail for the second offense. Any man giving illness as an excuse for not working must present tne burgess with a certificate from some reliable physi- ,cian. Two weeks are allowed a man for a vacation. There was talk of council passing an anti-loafmg ordinance, but tho borough solicitor advised the burgess that a proclamation would serve the same purpose. Eagerness of Hen to Get at Hun and el Daring Will Which They Fight- No American mother sh juld for a moment have doubt that fler soldier son in France is not getting enough ·wholesome, well cooked food to eat, plenty ot warm, comfortable clothing to wear, or that he lacks anything that TV ill contribute to his physical comfort and well being, no matter how many or how plausible may be the pro-German lies that come to her ( ears. No American citizen need have torebodmgs as to what will bo the ultimate outcome of the war, or that the" boys from Connellsville ,or an; other section of the coke region -will not have an honorable part in bringing tke straggle to a glorious conclusion. Assurances of these things have been personally conveyed to a citizen of Connellsville by a Pittsburg business acquaintance who recently returned to America after a visit embracing practically the whole battle area of France and Flanders, during which he spent considerable t,me in the camps of the American soldiers, shared their mess and quarters, talk-^ ed intimately with them and obtained! FIERCE GERMAN |DRIVE ON RHEIMS SECTOR CHECKED; AMERICANS CROSS MARNE liy Associated Frcss. PARIS, June 19.--The Germans last night, after violent preparatory bomardment, began an attack on the Rheims front between Vrigny and La Pompelle, the war office announced today. The French are resisting the German blow with entire success. losses. On the western front of the attack the enemy was'not able to even reach tb.e French lines. In the center, before the city the Germans were completely repulsed and suffered heavy East o£ Rheims the French, were equally successful. TJ. S. TRO'OPSfCONTISC! ADVANCE ·v WASHINGTON, June 19.--Continued artillery fighting in the region of Chateau Thierry and along the Marne is noted in General Pershing's communique for yesterday which reached the War Department today. American patrols have crossed the Marne and taken prisoners. BKIT1SH ENGAGE 15 SUCCESSFUL RAID. LONDON, J u n e 19.--British troops last night successfully raided the Germin lines in the region to the south of Kebuterne, north of Albert, tlie war office announced today. A British post recently taken by the Ger' mans near Vieux Berquin, on the i northern side of the Lys salient, was Lists For Local Boards Do ~ot recaptured. Some prisoners and two machine guns were taken in the op- HUNDRED FIFTY MEN REMAINING IN CLASS ONE CAPT. COX RESIGNS, INTO NEW EPOCH IN LIVES JEEJtBEES OF CLASS OF 'UTTfEIEEX EIGHTIES ACADEMIC COURSE. CAPTAIN OF CO. G Helen ' Adams Catherine Bren- dol HowjrU Bierer Harold Bixler Roland 3aer Ida Burkhardt ilyra Comvay Robert Case George Dau£-hor- ty Eleanor DeMuth Alberta Duniei- so n "WVlie Driscoll Ora. J3noa Florence Erbeck Norwood Floto niuth Grodzin William Gants Lawrence Hoi- comb Alfred Hyatt Mabel Haire Atarjorie Hood Ralph Pluey Gladys Hay LoreUa Haifleld Edna Hart "William Jones Include the Twenty, oners. BOARD NO. 5 HAS SIXTY WARDANCEARRANGED Is to J'.e ;iicn June 2S at Shady Grove for Ked Cross. A war dance for the benefit of the Conellsville chapter of the Red Cross will be given Friday evening, June 28, at Shady Grove park by Mrs. H. P. Snyder. and Mibs Katharine yribee. Tbe tickets. ?1.00 each, and in charge a£ Fred Frisbee, were placed on sale today. One of the big features of the dance w i l l be the music by Kiferle's orchestra. Violinist Kiferle and his flrst-hand information of conditions · musicians will provide a program of that have made him prouder than ever entrancing music, including all the to be aa American and still prouder; newest and most popular dance num- to know that American soldier« have , hers. The hours are from 3 to 12 become the standard, in all qualities. . o '°J° ck - . by which the fighting men of all other , The dance promises to be'ons of the l« nations are now compared. and most interesting social The gentleman who had made th,. events of the season and it is hoped juc fctuiuc.uau m u u , ,, , , ,, ! to realize- quite- a -large -SOIL to he vistt-TtrOfe -western front yesterday, priding comtorts Ior the personally delivered to S. J. Harry.j _ _ 1 J . _ _ ..^ ,_ .!,,.,,,,,, ------ ..j Hie well known contractor, a message , ,ent by hss son Samuel, member of the: soldier boys in training camps and ; overseas. i Harry is well and that such is the; WAR TAX ON TICKETS _ jtate ot his health cannot be doubled |Ten Per Ccnt TO] , Be Co i, cc(cd br when it is known that the American. chantau(|na 3 rauacement at Oatfi. -^diers in France are faiJng better Chauteu, U a .ban the guests of the swellest hotels ^ ^^ They nted ,,, as Qa al , other goes to hclp R Qg B £ R a the great cities of Europe. - " w i t h e flrst t j m f , th ,ave a daily rat.on of the most whole-, admission Tni5 t . :ome and nourishing food, cooked by . entertalnmentSi is 10 per ccnt of ^ ·xperts in their l:ne and sencfl m j g[ A vh , ch w , n mak luantities that satisfy the most raven-1 t h e ^ 20 cents on ^ adnl( . Ucket .us appetites. Butter, sugar and other , and 1Q ccnts oa the cnjldren tlcket . uxuries absolutely unobtainable in This ^ in no wajr Deneflts tho Eed . he big hotels and elsewhere are sup- chautaucrua or the loeal Chau- ,l«d with such regularity that no | t a u ( ] u a Orgaoi2ation but cicks are ever registered on either i m , Unc , e Sam , s war be quality or quantity of the "eats." Next to the extraordinary care and .ttention given to provisioning the roops, keeping them supplied with j varm clothing and looking after their Ulan Who Bound and Gagged Colored .ealth and individual comfort, the Woman is Picked Up. ·bysical condition and the spirit of the Steve Ketcbik, charged with robbing oldiers was the most impressive. Mr. i the home of William Hobinson, a col- larry's informant conld not find j ored man living in Grape alley, was irms, he said, that would adequately j arrested last night by Patrolman xpress the admiration and pride he' Dave T'urner and placed in jail here. xpericnced in watching the men i n ' Ketchik and another nan suddenly icir several duties. They are drilled , rushed into the house, according to perfection in every detail, and as fix j Mrs. Robinson, seizing her and tying bysically as it would be possible for! her to a chair. They also gagged the ealtby, vigorous, young men to be.; .voman and_then ransacked the bouse, hsy are ready and willing for a n y ' uty but especially eager for a chance' ;jij ss ScConnell to Sing. measure their strength and skill J -^ petticoat Pilot," a Paramount ;amst any picked body of Huns that I feature, with Vivian .Martin m a ay want to face them, even though j ca arming role, is being shown today ley have been at the business of sol-1 at ^g oipheum for'the benfit of the erilig fewer months than the Huns y. M. C. A. overseas war fund. Theo- we been at it for years. dore Roberts, known as the grand old In some actions that have taken [ man of tlie screen; James Neill, and In District 2 There Are I^ss Thua 100; BccliibbiUcntiou «i .Uurricd 3Ieu Expected to Considerably Increase 'umbcr; IVliole Connly Short Figures given out ( by the draft boards for District Nos. 2 and 5 show that there are not many draftees left in Class 1, and that two 01 three more calls will entnely clean out that division. The new registration will add Eome as well the law requiring a re- classtBcation ot men married after May 18. 1917, but If calls continue to be made it is probable that Class 2 men. will be summoned. After the 3" men are sent to Camp Lee on June 20, Local Board No. S will have 60 men left in Class 1. The board has 31 negroes who are also in Class 1, making' a total of 91. This number does not include 10 negro slackers and 40 whites that have not appeared. These men are placed.JA, Class 1 on account of their delinquency and are sent to camp immediately on apprehension. It is estimated that Local Board No. 2 will have less than 100 men io Class 1 after the shipment of June 26. There are also between 40 and 50 colored draftees in that division. To take all these men only two or three more calls will be necessary. Vacancies in Class 1 will partially be filled by the men secured in the new registration of June 5 and also by the rcclassification of married men. Local Board No. fi expects to eration. Announcement is 3Iade Visit ot Major Meyer to the City. TWO M.VEINJC COUPS CASUALTY LISTS. WASHINGTON. June 10.--Two ma- ] Tine corps casualty lists were issued today containing 130 names, divided as follows: Killed in action, 30; died oC wounds, seven; died of disease, one; wounded severely. H2. MAY GET FULL COMPANY CASUALTY LIST. WASHINGTON, June 19.--The army casualty list today contained 144 names, divided as follows: Killed in action, 2S; died of wounds, 12; died in accidents or other causes, 3; died in aeroplane accidents, 2; died of disease, eight; wounded severely, S7; wounded slightly, 1; missing in action, one; prisoners, two. The list included: Wounded severely, Lieutenant Dean Sturgis, Uniontown, Pa. riTTSJSUKG AVIATOR KILLED JX LOTWOiX PITTSBURG, June 19.--Lieutenant Joseph Graham Trees ot Pittsburg was killed in an airplane accident in LoudQjL_on. June 13, according to word received today from the War Department by bis father, J. C. Trees. AMERICAN HOSPITAL IN PERSIA SACKED BY TURKISH TROOPS Platoon Assigned to Mount Pleasant ia HemoxMl From That Locality and This City .May Be the Gainer Thereby; 3l«y Cluster in on Friluy. Following a visit to Coniiellsville today by Major John D, Meyer D£ the Second Battalion of the Third Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Militia, announcement was mide that A. 0. Stone, Boy Scout commissioner here and manual training teacher in the high school, had been selected captain of Company G of tbat organua- tion to succeed Captain Prank Cox, who resigned to re-enter the military service, and who camp July 1. Captain SLone it entei a training is now, for the Scout commissioner has accepted the appointment and will at once begin the recruiting o£ the organization, to its full strength, 35 men, for tbe platoon, with the possibility 6C a f u l l company. It became Known today that Mount pleasant has lost the platoon assigned to that town. After investigation Major Meyer announced that be had recommended tbat the or- jamc-s Butler Ajnn. Coyne Charles Carson Harry DeBolt Mabel Franks Mabel Freeman. Irene H u n t Margaret Moore Frank Passalac- Cuoa Jones ·Jane Kennel Helen Levy Grace Leckenby Sura Melmck Elizabeth Mmr Helen McKeo Clarence HcCor- jnlck Valettn Martin Grace Miller Bryan Xabors Betty Newberg El lza.leth Osborr Jean Patterson 1/oreLt.t Rottler George Rudolph Gertrude Rhodes tllza Belle Smith Mary Caroline Solsson Wilham SUckel Leona Showman Clara Smith Louis Simons Sara Esther "West Catherine TTII- helm Elizabeth Ward Edna "Wrote DEPARTMENT. Homer Penrod Loreen Rottlcr Hannah Ritchie John Silcox Munden Shoemak- Awarding of Diplomas at Graduation Exercises Is Notable Event THE WAR IS UPPERMOST Address to Class on "loyalty 1 * Delivered By Charles Timing. HOJfOR STUDENTS STAB Valedictory Address Is by lawrenca HoIcoinJ), Whose Subject Is "Factors In TYSnninE the War"; toyaitj^ to the Nation Is Strongly Urged, er "Wil- Marpraret helm Ijawrencc Weaver John Zima GENERAL, COURSE. Mildred Hopkins Anna Guard SPECIAL COURSE. Hortense Graft i Esther Sullivan Glenn Rub-h SENIORS CLASH WITH JUNIORS WHEN 1919 BANNERJSHUNGUP Gradnutes Climb 1'ole mid Tear Emblem Anay; Struggle Last* for Xeu Minutes. A brief but nard fougbt clash occurred last night between members of tbe junior and senior classes of tlie higb school. The seniors, coming from the school after the -commencement exercises, were aroused'by the sight of a 1919 banner nailed high up on a telephone pole. When sufficient numbers arrived to "combat" the juniors, the rush was on and a battle royal ensued for a time. A West Side boy started the offensive for the seniors. Several seniors Sol a start up the pole only to be Seventy-five members of the class, of 1918 received their diplomas at UM commencement exercises held in tio high school last night. Seated on tho. stage m caps and gowns, the graduates were addressed by Dr. Charles- F. Thwing, president of the Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 0. The honor students delivered their addresses and the diplomas were presented by C. Roy Hetzel, president of the school board. The commencement exercises this year carried a patriotic tone, each ot tbe three honor students speaking on, different phases of war and liberty, and Br. Thwing's subject was "Loyalty." The large auditorium %vas well filled for the exercises. Music was furnished by Kiferle's orchestra. At the opening of the exercises too orchestra played "The Star-Spangled Eanner" and tbe invocation was delivered by Rev. Ellis B. Burgess. Lawrence "Weaver of South Connellsville, honor student in the commercial department, delivered the first address, "Republics, the Ladder to Liberty." His theme was excellent and showed much, study. His delivery was good and he spolte in a most interesting way. Miss Sarah Esther AVert, who took second honors in the academic course, delivered the oration. J3er subject was "America's First Year in the AVar." She gave many interesting statistics, and in a well-prepared address showed just what this country had done towards helping the allies I m one year. The ielh ery of the ora- pullcd back. One valiant youth, very gamzation be taken away. What town I 5 J oad f bu '.° ra «' an ? Prominent in ; U on was excellent, will be selected next has not been de- tto class ' dld not nouce the , £Bhtm ? Thc valedictory was delivered cided he said ' antu stepped from the school with By Associated Pross, WASHINGTON, June 19.--Sacking of the American hospital at Tabriz, Persia, and seizure of the American nd British consulates there by in- American ministsr p.t Teheran. secure about 100 men through the re- viins Turkisll troopa was reported classification of men who were mar- to ho st!Ue 0 e p artr n 0n t today by the ncd after ^fay 18, 1917, and probably 80 from the new registration. There were M7 men registered by Local Board or District No. 2, and the board will probably get 150 new j oraftees from that number. No esti- ' i mate of the number o£ men who will \ be secured by the reclassification was j made. The same shortage of men in Class 1 prevails throughout the county the heavy calls having depleted that division. Although it lias not been generally i knowri Connellsville came near to , losing its platoon. Only through the ' intervention of Major L. P. McCor- »"* Captain Harry Dunn and Alex ££0-* TM it^ined^c, », pressed the hope that the city will rally loyally to Captain Stone, and acc tho most difficult task of the Doers has been to restrain their men. erely mowing the H"ns down in indrowa with machine gun and rifle e. or driving them headlong to the ar at the point o! the bayonet don't tisfy the Americans. They want to ep up the fight as long as there is otber noted actors, are seen in the support of Miss Martin. Sliss Mary McConnell will sing tonight. She will be accompanied by Robert Hook of Uniontown. Merchant Reprimanded. F. E. Painter of Mount Pleasant live German in sight. Several times | has received an order from the dividual soldiers have rushed be-, United States Food Administration nd the limits they were supposed; to refrain from the sales of flour for go. but they were on the trail of a i a period of 30 days. The penalty teine" whose "number" they had, [was imposed on the Mount Pleasant d were determined to "gel h i m " j storekeeper for violation of the most invariably, in such inst.-mecs. I wheat flour substitute regulations. Sy followed their QlVirry right, into' J German lines and either brought I Ticket Hunt Tonight n back with theci as a prisoner o r j The management of the Chautauqua t him where his comrades would | which opens tomorro-,v has arranged BIG ATTENDANCE Ernreted at ttass Meeting of Coke Workers I» Uniontown Tonight The mass meeting of miners and coke workers to be held in the municipal building in Uniontown. tonight will no doubt be very largely attended. The H. C. Frick Coke company will alone send 40Q superintendents, foremen and workers from its different plants and others will have proportionate representation. The meeting will be addressed by E. W. Campbell of the United States Shipping Board, Captain J. C. Curran of tbe British Navy, a former prisoner of wai in Germany; George A. Schneider, manager of the Cleveland Athletic Club, and Attorney John Laughlin of Pittsburg. This meeting will very likely lead to a series of similar meetings to b3 held throughout the region as soon as the necessary arrangements can be made and speakers secured. NINETEEN GERMAN PLANES OUTOUGHT BY FIVE BRITISH By Associated Press. LONDON, June 19,--'In tbe fight off the Dutch coast on June 4, five British seaplanes of the largest type outfought 19 German seaplanes. One of the enemy machines was sent down in flames and another driven down out of contral- BORROW FIRE TRUCK Both ConncllsYillr's Motor Machines Arc Broken Don-n. . The Connellsvlllo fire department is using the South Connellsville truck as a protection to this city this week. Both trucks Nos. 1 and 2 are out of commission, and the South Connellsville firemen have gladly turned over their machine to this city. PARADE TOXOJUtOir. that a strong formed. Tho organization will be company must be whipped into shape to go to Camp July 12. It is necessary, therefore, said Ihe major, that every one in the city put his shoulder to tbe wheel. There are now about 24 members to the command who will be able to pass the required tests. Captain Stone has called a meeting for Friday night at the armory, at which time tbe men will be measured for unilorms and perhaps mustered into the service. Captain Stone askes that all recruits be on hand. TYPHOID IN ICE Germs f casd in That Cut From River at Oliiopyle Last Water. Typhoid fever germs found in ice cut from the Yough rive" at Ohiopyle during the winter are blamed for an outbreak ot typhoid fever at Oaio- pyle. Following an analysis of the ice water the fever germs were discovered. Among those to contract fever are Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell Rush and Noah Anderson. Mr. Anderson, who has coal works at Ohiopyle, is at his i South Pittsburg street home. his best girl. Handing her his diploma he rushed into the melee at the risk of life and limb, forgetting all in his endeavor to get the banner. IJp the pole he started. The juniors were easy on him the first time on account of his frail "frame." They eased him gently to the ground, slapped, his wrist and told him to run home. His fighting blood was boiling, however, and ho made a second attempt to go up. He did not fare so well the second time. The defenders grasped him by head and feet and with a heave tossed him over a hedge fence. He was out of the fight, but his spirits were high. Though he did not get the banner he had drawn blood. It v-as on his shirt sleeve, and what did he care if the shirt was a graduation present. The stains were honorable. Witb. the scrap at its climax three seniors rushed the pole, and a big Lawrence Holcomb, who look by first honors. He spoke on '/Factors Essential in Winning the V7ar." Holcomb denned food, money, and ships as three essentials which are a big ncn- essity to this country and the allies in defeating Germany. His address was well prepared and very interest- ins. His subject was one -which Is being discussed throughout the country, and bad been carefully studied out. In behalf of the senior class, the honor graduate then thanked the faculty for what had been done for tho. class of 1938 in the past four years. Dr. Thwing urged the graduates to keep loyalty uppermost in their minds. "First be loyal to yourself." he said. "Be ioyal to your conception of truth, of duty, and to your'thought ot self-respect. Be loyal to your ideas and to your home. It is needless for me to say to be loyal to your- school." school, was hoisted up tie pole. He got a good hold and bit by bit he destroyed the banner, dropping to the ground amid handclappmg and cheers. The banner down, the scrap ended, and juniors and seniors shook hands, friends again. . Colored Draftees leaving for Camp to Be Honored Then. Plans for a patriotic demonstration to be held tomorrow night in honor o! i * Jfafurnl Gas Company, the colored draftees who leave Friday ! A gas well mak ing 12,000,000 feet evening at 6.15 o'clock were complet- , was struck on the A. .Musgrave farm BIGGEST GASSER In West Ya. Is Brought in by the Hope ed at a big mass meeting held Monday night In the A. II. E. church in the West Side. It was decid near Mannington, W. Va., yesterday by tbe Hope Natural Gas company. The pay was struck in tbe big Injun ow where to find him. The bearer of the message to Mr. for a ticket hunt this evening at 7.30 at Brimstone corner, at which four rry says that throughout both the | season tickets will be given to boys ench and the British armies thare is I and girls under 14 who find them. most enthusiastic admiration for | j American soldiers. Brave as have, Suffers Relapse. ;n the soldiers of France and Ens- i!iss Elizabeth Evans, who has d, and brilliant as have been their. been 111 of appendicitis at her home loits, it is universally conceded in Lincoln avenue for the past few .t there Is n «aau. spirit, ir.if.ative i weeks, suffered i relapse yesterday, I determination about the Ameri-jand today at noon there was no Im:s that plainly marks them as the; provement in her condition. ·atest fighters that nav« yet had' -' part in the war. It is well known ' ""H ;a TMe Saturday, ougbout the Allied lints that thel Maccabees and Star Junction will lerlences the Germans have had;PlW a game of baseball at Fayette Continued on Pace Two. i. field Saturday at 5.30. NEPHEW OF MRS. B Among Those Reported in day's (,'asnalty list Corporal Robert J. Miller of Gale-1 will form at 7.30 o'clock on the Sev- j T ne Ho~pc Natural Gas company -·- " ' * ·- ' ' ' snth street commons, M'est Side, and i SU ppiies gas, to the Fayette County will traverse the principal streets o! | Gas company at the state line. the city. to carry out the j san( j. Tnis )s possibly the large-.t Tester- i plans as announced last Saturday aft- j well ever brought in in Northern ' ernoon in The Courier. The parade ( v?est Virginia. donia, 0., reported in yesterday's casualty list as severely wounded, is a nephew of Mrs^ Benton Boyd of Trotter, the young man's mother, who died some years ago, having been sister of Mrs. Boyd. Corporal Miller is attached to the 16th Infantry, Regular Army, and has been in the service about 10 months. He has been in France since Decem- r Fair tonight o.nd Thursday; warmer Thursday is the noon weather fore- ber and had served 'in the trenches | cast for Western Pennsylvania. previous to action in which he was wounded. No particulars have been received to indicate tho seriousness.of his injuries, the appearance of his name in the casualty list in yesterday's Courier being the only information Mrs. Boyd has received. Temperature Becord. 1918 1917 Maximum ____82 82 Minimum 57 5C Mean __.70 69 The Yough river fell during the night from 2.90 feet to 2.50 feet. I STAMP SALE $20,000 | Fine Record is Made by Children of Conndlsvillc Schools. Students in the Conaollsville schools have purchased a total of $20,000 m "War Savings Stamps in a little more than three months. The last day for the sale in the schools of the city was Monday, when purchases weie ?503.80. The sales in the Fourth ward and South Side netted ?229.03; in the Second and Third wards, J143.90, and on i the "West Side, 5130.87. graduate, one who had been in many | "Be loyal to your city, also," he glorious football game for the , coni.nned. "Yqu are citizens of Connellsville. a most impressive city In the world of industry. You owe Con-, nellsville duties and you can best pay; what you owe by loyalty and devo-- tion. Be loyal to the commonwealUb. of Pennsylvania. It is a great stata. to be born in and a great state to. live in. Be loyal also to your country,! and loyal to the worl- 1 Vorlc to better it -Afore than all these be loyal to your God." The diplomas were presented by C. Hoy Het?el, president of the school board The graduates filed past him, receiving the certificate of graduation, and returned to (heir feats. The ben-, ediction v.-as pronounced by Rev J i L. Proudfit. The girls of the graduation class carried no roses this year as has been the custom. On account of the war- tbc dance and banquet were dropped and the girls believed it would also, he patriotic to cut expenses by hav-- ing no roses. BLOOD-POKON FATAL Former 3Iotmt Pleasant Man Dies Trom Boil in the Jiose. Special to Tne Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, June 19.-Lewis Gibbs, who had been ill at tbe West Penn, hospital m Pittsburg, suffering with blood poison from a boil m his nose, died last evening at 6 o'clock. The body will be brought here for burial. Gibbs was employed as druggist at the East End pharmacy and also as pharmacist at the Jacob Justice Free Dispensary. Since the death of his parents he had made his home with his aunts, Mrs. Dinsmore and Mrs. Ellen Morrison, oa West Main street. SEYTVAL STARTS. Grecnsbnrger Assisting at Church of the Brethren Jlifcsion. WOMANRARTENDER Xrs. John ScliacaJe Takes Up the Job at Mount Pleasant. Special to The Courier. . MOUNT PLEASANT, June ID -A revival is in progress at the M ou!lt Pleasant has come to the front with a woman in a new occupation. Church of tbe Brethren on tbe West Side. Rev. M. J. Brougher, Greens- On Monday morning Mrs. John . burg evangelist, is doing tbe pre-ach- , scbacate took her place as bartender assisted by the pastor and the workers of the church, the interest is §rov,ing nicely A song ser\ice is held at 7.30 and preaching at 8. A nursery has been fitted up in the Sunday school room. The subject for this evening will be "What Is Sin.?" Pickpocket Arrested. Charged with stealing a watch belonging to Anoy Clark, Joan Taylor was sentenced to jaij- by Alderman Fred Munk last, night as the Speiker Hotel in tbe East End. She got along very v.ell with her job and seemed to be able to sell as much boo/.e as tbe men bartenders. The husband of Mrs. Schacate Is an invalid, and tbe wife supports the family. Look for Httsbnrg Tonth, The police here have been asked toi keep a lookout tor George Kilgnre, 15', year old son of James L. Kilgore otl Locvsst avenue, Pittsbnrg. '

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