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txtt&FJ's'l.T&t y,*';'/? *fV' '% • • " 'slfrV r,',<wr 4 -- tmitt! twtl to Knglantl's debt If shr'cl Ink? back and The/Lebanon Daily Times THE Eastern P>ntm. tonight and Tnes<Jfl)rt rhnnge In temprratttM*! north nml noi-thenst 54th YEAR-NO. 28. Blflgl* Copy, Two C*nts; Per tear, J5 PublUhed every Eventftf except Sunday LEBANON, PA M MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 11, 1926, Entered us Second-Class Matter ftt th» Post Office. «t Ix-hnnon 10 PAGES—TWO HARVEST HOME AND RALLY DAY SERVICES AUORNWALL M. E. E E. McCurdy, Esq., John C. Zeigler, John W. Harkins, Rev. George L. Schaeffer, Were The Speakers—Fruits of The Harvest Sent to M. E. Hospital at Philadelphia. Rally -Day services in the morning and Harveat Home services in ' the evening, attracted two large audiences to the Cornwall Methodist Church on Sunday. It proved to be a g-eat day and the exercises were highly inspiring, and interest- Ing. At the Rally Day services In the morning at 10 o'clock, John O Zeigler, of Lebanon, delivered the address using as his tiieme: "The Meaning of Rally Day." He accentuated a desire for service and per- eonal Inspiration a s the two princi. pal motives allied with the day. There was also eome Inspiring music. The Harkins' Bros., quartette sang several numibera ana their celebrated ' orchestra enllved the session with Instrumental numbers, Mrs. Harry Harking being the piano accompanist. Geraldine Harkins, drover Hark- klns, and Mary Scott, presented solo numbers quite on* of the ordinary. The pastor of the church, the Rev. George L. Schaffer made • a brleif address and John W. Harkins, who has been superintendent or the Sunday School for twenty-five years, also made some appropriate remarks .At the evening Harvest Horn* service, a splendid address was made by B. E. McCurdy, Esq.! of Autos In Collision On Sunday Afternoon A collision, which resulted In damago to a car, occurred on Sunday afternoon at 2:35 o'clock at Eleventh and Lehman streets. A Bulck roadster driven by Adarn Kaspar of 40-1 Spring street, now work- Ing In Reading collided with the trolley car which wag traveling to the West Lebanon ball game. The Butck was going on Eleventh street, and the street car west on Lehman. The damage to the Bulck probably amounts to $35. (Continued on Pass Four) Husband and Wife Died Within Short Time of Each Other at Chicago Chicago, Today, (ff).— Comradea for 65 years, life held n o allure for Peter J. Brucks, 84, after his wife died last Thursday. Brucks, a pioneer Chicago resident died yesterday after having lapsed into unconsciousness an hour after his wife's death. Thoy will be burled side by side Tuesday. „ - 1 • i - • Rebecca Neischwender , Had $870.50 Estate In the estate of Rebecca Neisch- wender, late of Bethel township, the account of Jacob Neiachwender, administrator, shows, a 'balance of '$870.88 distributed as follows: John W. and Jacob Neischwender, $174.12 nach; Kate Haag, 5174.12; Elizabeth Miller, $174.11; Dora Gassort, William Gassert, Mary Hennlnger, $43.53 each; John D. Neischwender, $43.52. Attorney Harry W. Lee appeared for tho accountant. "Butch" Lineaweaver In Motorcycle Race William Lineaweaver, of this city, i competed In a motorcycle race Satur- j day in 'Harrisburg and maoJa the time .in 1 minute and 5 seconds. The 'old record was 1 minute and 6 2-5 sec- I onds, held by Lineaweaver. t ^^«— Gene Tunney Denied He Is About to Marry New York, Today. — (/P) — Gene Tunn.ey today denied that he Is engaged to bo married. The heavyweight champion pugilist, told that ho was reported engaged, declared: "I don't even know a girl I could take to a theatre, let alone one I could marry." The new titleholder is considering several theatrical contracts and will probably go on a tour soon, but he has no plans for a honeymoon. . - . » , Chemical Foundation Case Lost by The Govt. Washington, Today. — (IP) — The government lost in the Supreme Court today in the Chemical Foundation case. The court sustained the sale of seized German chemical and dye patents, trade njarks and copyrights, to the Chemical Foundation by the Allen Property custodian. Paul Gruber Nabbed Drunk at P. & R. Station Paul Gruber, special officer of the Reading Company, at 10:30 o'clock, Sunday morning, arrested a local citizen, for drunken and disorderly conduct at the Reading Company station. The man was brought before tho Mayor this morning and fined $10. E. E. McCurdy, Esq., Rally Day Speaker at St. James E. E. McCurdy, Esq., was the speaker at the Annual Rally Day services which were held on Sunday morning at the St. James' Lutheran Church. His talk was highly interesting to all. Rev. Arthur Pfohl of .Buffalo, N. Y... had charge of the morning and evening church services, j Motored to Abottstown and Hanover Sunday Mr. and ft£rs. J. E. Adams and daughter Anna, of 429 Weldman street, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lawless and son Joseph, Jr., erf the Snyder Apaj-tments, Liberty Square, and Fran'/ ChaiVUz of this city motored to Abbottstown and Hanovor on Sunday where they visited relatives and friends. New Caoxe Used On Columbus Day "Let's hope," said Chief of Police Harry Sealer this morning, "that the new call-boxes will be as much of a success as the discovery of America was." On Tuesday, October 12, "Columbus Day,'' the police call boxes will be connected to the switch-board. In the new pollco department headquarters, for the firs,, time since their installation. By that ^ime, the entire department will have been moved from the basement to the first floor. The large room In the rear of City Hall 'presents a Peat appearance. The Chief stated toflay tnat the fire- houfes will also be connected with the ewitch-boajrd as formerly. State Hwy. Patrolman Carried Load Moonshine Robert F. Thompson, a State Policeman, appeared before Alderman Paul S. Ulrlch, this morning and charged James McDonald, a" rookie member of ,tho State Highway Patrol, with possessing and transporting liquor illegally. It appeared from what tho officer told the 'squire, that McDonald, whose home is at Aloona, is in training at the Mt. Gretna training school, and that on Saturdayn ight he appeared at the camp loaded to the gills with moonshine. It is said that he became highly abusive and threat- enedt o clean up the place. About 11 o'clock he was stripped of all authority andw as discharged from the service by his superior officer, and the State Policeman was then directed to prosecute him for having a quart of liquor on his person. He declined a hearing according to the trooper, and expressed a purpose to tell Judge Henry all about it without a trial. Mrs. Hiny~WbK at Home of Daughter Mrs. Cora, wits of Harry Wolfe, the butcher of East Myerstown, la recuperating at the home -of her daughter, Mrs. Harry Bixler. of Weavertown, after having baen a patient -at, the St. Joseph's Hospital, Reading, for three weeks. Mrs. Wolfe underwent a serious operation at the hospital. Her many friends are extending best wishes for her further recovery. *-»Strength of Animate. It is Impossible to name the strongest animal, since- eome of the smallest insects have more strength in proportion to their weight than the Govs. Country Club Are Preparing Their Reports Members of the Board of Governors of the Lebanon Country Club will hold their last meeting for the fiscal year this evening at which annual reports will be prepared for the final meeting the latter part of this month when officers and six dtrec"- tors will bo elected. The session this evening will be preceded by a club dinner at the club house. • .. » , Harvey Wike Attended Conference at Wash. Harvey Wike, the Schaefferstown undertaker, has returned home from Washington where he attended the sessions of the National Association of the craft. He was not a delegate from tho Lebanon-Berks association as was reported. Ho states that a considerable amount of matter sent out by reporters at Washington, and published in various newspapers was erroneous as no such matters were considered. Five-Day Week as Business Sense Now York, Today—(^—Business sen.se and not humanitarian motiveu induced Henry Ford to put the five day woek in force i n his factories, bo explains 'n an interview with Samuel Crowther, published in thu Current American elation journal. "The working men largos t buyer.. In tho U. S. Disbursed $3,560,000,000 To War Veterans Philadelphia, Today—(/P)—The United States has disbursed^ more than $3,660,000,000 for the care of disabled veterans of the World War since the armistice, General Frank T. Hlnes, director of the Veterans' Bureau, disclosed here today in an address at the eighth annual convention of the American Legion. Death and disability compensation accounted for $922,000,000; vocational education has cost $643,000,000; Term insurance disbursements have totalled $345,000,000; and adjusted compensation expenses have been $34,000,000, he gave as illustration of the form of expenditures, adding that the government also has paid to veterans' dependents a sum in excess of $300,000,000. Future obligations of the Veterans' bureau, he continued, comprises $1,300,000,000 in term insurance active awards; $3,100,000,000 in adjusted compensation awards, and the continued disbursement of $13,50,000 monthly in compensation payments. COLONIAL INN ON WM. PENN AT HALF WAY Quota Club WO! Meet at Moyer's, This Evening Quota club will hold their regular meeting this evening at Moyer's restaurant. Eighth and WMlow. streets. There will be a business and social hour. The members are pjanntng to hold the card party aorles again during the winter months. All members are requested to attend this, meeting. Enjoyed Visit to Manada Gap Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Butt and children, James and Ethel; Mr. and Mrs. Jamison and son, Paul; and William Boitz, nil of this city, spent a PRESIDENT COOLIDGE LAUDS THE AMERICAN LEGIONAIRE i \ Praises Efforts to Arouse Dormant Voters of Country Sense of Citizenship Duties—Commander McQuigg viewed Work of Past Year. most enjoyable "Manada Gap." Sunday at the They also visited Bankers' Asso who are the country cannot without leisure have the time to cultivate a higher . standard of living," ho reasons. Pan American Flight Will Start December 15 Washington, Today, (/P).— Tho Army's "Pan American" flight will start from San Antonio, Texas, "on or about tho 15th of December," the War Department announced today. • • .—, Attended Father's Day at State College On Week-End Father's Day was observed at State College, on Saturday nnd Sunday, and a number of Lebanon city and county fathers wero to the institution to participate. City Chemist and Mrs. Clarence ' Fox wero among tho Sunday visitors. They made tho trip with Mr. and Mrs. Harry D. Dearwochter, of Pleasant Hill. State Federation of Penna. Women Gather at Williamsport Today Williamsport, Pa., Today— (#>)-— The thirty-first annual meeting of the State Federation of Pennsylvania women was opened in this city this morning with the registra- ion of delegates and a meeting of he executive board "of the Assocla- ion. The first business session will be leld tomorrow morning and will be attendr/ by between 450 and 600 delegates. "American citizenship, its rela- ion to the home and the state", will >e the theme of the whole conven- ion and prominent men and women will speak on this subject during the sessions which will last for five days. For Auto Insurance see Sprecher Frank Wise, proprietor of tho Wise service station and restaurant nt Half Way, tjhi« morning placed a force of laborers at work excavating for tho foundations of a big Improvement to his place. It is said that ho will construct during the winter, a large addition to the place, to provide ten sleeping rooms Tor tourists. There will also be baths and other conveniences for people on tho road, and one of the features of the new equipment will be a large nnd beautifully decorated dining room. Tho placo will bo equipped with a largo columned porch In front and will bo so remodeled as to give It au old-time Dutch Colonial aspect. It will be renamed tho "Colonial Inn." The architectural plans wero drafted by Jos. N. Uhler, the North 10th street architect. They aro quito up to date in every respect, and the now Inn when complete will be one of tho finest nlong the Penn Highway. Mr. Wifio has already built up a large patronage at the place, and the new establishment IB certain to attract additional motorists. surrounding places'of interest. • » » H. P. Berger Frescoers Were Sent to Easton William Schultz and Rny Weaver, skilled painters and frescocrs, employed by Harvey P. Berger, the Ninth street contractor, left this morning for Easton, where they will be employed in renovating one o"f the largo churches there. The job f n .. heav >' °ne and it is expected t will require three weekn to finish Birthdays For Three iebanonians On Sunday , George S. Trafford, of Eighth and Locust streets; Mrs. Emma Bollman, wife of Ex-sheriff John A. Bollman, of 307 Cumberland street, and A. B. Metzger, of the Bonnetch apart/- ments, at Ninth and Cumberland Streets, on Sunday jjasaofl birthday anniversaries and received the felicitations of many friends. very largest A n ant, for instance, may carry a load, fifteen or twenty tJnjeti 4ta owa wejght, while an elephant ro«ld scarcely drag Ha weight. .... RUMMAGE SALE AUSPICES KINQ'S DAUGHTERS Tuesday and Wednesday OCTOBER ISttt-iath 91 NORTH NINTH ST. Alaska Railroad Was Purchased by Attorney Cordova, .Alaska, Today.—(/p). — The Alaska Anthracite Railroad at Katella, southwest of Cordov, was purchased here Saturday by a foreclosure sale by Attorney A. J. who were said to have acquired $600,000 worth of bonds. The sale liquidates a $60,000 Indebtedness. It was said that the railroad will be rehabilitated at an estimated cost of $1,000,000 to carry coal from the Bering River coal fields to Controller Bay at KataUa. Entertained l$r Penn Hose Co. at Phila. Bible Class at Home of Mrs. Harry Bell Members of Mrs. Geo. Deltzler's Bible Class of tho First U. E. Church will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday evening. October 12, at the home of Mrs. Harry Bell, No. 429 Now Street. All members are urged to be present. Geo. W. Finnimore Died v at Asbury Park Today Asbury Park, N. J.. Today,— (ff>)— Word was received hero t'adny of the death of George W. Finnlmora, agod 86, father-in-law of Eldrldgo Johnson, president of the Victor Talking Machine Company, at tho letter's home in Moorestown. Mr. Flnnimor.9 was a former member of th e Ship Owners nnd Master's Association of Philadelphia and tho Philadelphia Maritime Exchange. He had beeh in ill health for a'year. Rev. A. C. R. Keiter and Son Left For Bethlehem Rev. A. C. R. Keller, pastor of the Salom Lutheran Chorch, and his son Nod, left this morning for Bethlehem, Pa., whore they will spend a day as the guests of Mrs, Keller's parents. Mrs. Keller nnd so n James left o n Sunday morning. They will spend Tuesday at. th e Sesqul, and will relurn to Lebanon on Wednesday. They reside at Tenth and Cumberland streets, ' Philadelphia. Today, (fP> —A mos- snpe from President Coolldge, In which ho praises tho American Legion's effort to arouse the dormant, voters of tho country to a senso of citizenship duty, was read today before tho eighth annual national convention of tho Legion It was addressed to National Commander John R JIcQuIgg and read: "It hn-s been willed to my attention that you nro soon to havo your eighth animal convention In Philadelphia Will you bo good enough nt thnt tlmo to express my greetings nml best wishes lo yonr eomrudes "It IH n real pleasure each jenr to testify to m.V lilRli re- ffnnl for Uio American LegUm niul to my great appreciation of the. Hcrvlccs which wero render- Took 110-Mile Auto Trip to Number Prominent Places crt to otir country by 1W members "Tho past tense- docs not adequately express my fool ings. For truly patriotic citizens, the lint- ' Ics of pence nro as vital aa those of war. in U sense, more BO, Shirkers in peace tlmo are to be i condemned aa slackers during a war. , - 1 "I nm partlcnlnrly gratified MrS know that, In cooperation 'with tlio national clvlo federation ffOtL nro throwing the splendid ro-t.'' sources of your organization Into** tho important work of nronslnjf . onr citizens to take part In clec-^ tlons. Wo cannot retain our liberties under our representative form of government if we do not Mr. nnd Mrs. William Erdman, and children, Iva, Laura, and William, Jr., of 226 Lehman street, Jas. and Richard Bassclpla, of the same addross, Mr. and SMra. John Kreis- or, daughter, Violet, nnd sons, Gardon nnd Fred, of 22S Miffltn street, In two cnra, took a -motor trip covering 110 miles on Sunday. They visited York Springs, Carlisle, Mt. Holy Springs, and returned home via Harrisburg. All stated that they had nn enjoyable time. • Pies Caused Explosion In Shamokin Restaurant Shamokln, Pa., To day. ( Send- Captain of the Fire Police and Mrs. E. E. Leininger of 126 North Ninth street, on Sunday motored to Philadelphia, where they were the guests of the Penn Hose Company. This flre : company escorted them to various other fire companies of the city. Captain and Mrs. Leininger also visited the Sesqul. They state 'that .they had a most enjoyable time. "• * '^ * ~* INSURE WITH HAMMAR. Wanted GIRLS j?QR EXAMINING Andtew R, Kreider Returned From Auto Trip to Pittsburgh Mr. and .Mrs. H/rry G. Smith and daughters Esther and Alma of 1224 Lafayett e street, nnd Mrs. II. W. Wehry of Sacramento, Pa., on Sunday night returned from Pittsburgh where they had spent the week-end as the guests of Luke Mayer. The trip, which was without trouble of any sort, was made i n Mr. Smith's Overland sedan. Mr. Mayer is Mrs. Wehry's son. Adam Foesig Named a Notary Public Adam Foesig, of Myerstown, secretary of thel aw firm of Becker and Ehrgood, esqs., has received a commission as a notary public from Governor Pinchot and has already entered upon his duties in the latter capacity. Mr. Foesig has had considerable experience in law offices and in general work such as he is engaged in, and many friends wish him success in big venture Wanted Stone Breakers CONTRACT WORK Donaghmore Quarries ing a tremor through buildings on tho opposite side of tho street, a gas oven in the Belmont restaurant exploded this morning severely burning one woman and slightly burning another. Miss Mary Dlmls, pie baker , at the restaurant, was severely burned about the face, while Miss Agnes Ralcy, her assistant, was burned about the body. Pnstories had been placed in the stove and tho women wore preparing to tako thorn out when tho explosion occurred, scattering utensils in all directions. Tho damago to the building will amount to several hundred dollars. (Continued on Page Six;) Dr. A. S. Weiss and Brother Chas. Z. Weiss In Montana On a Gunning Trip Dr. A. S, Weiss, the Chestnut S physician, and his brother, Charles , Weiss, of Avon, have gone to ', tana, where they will engage in > big game hunting for two weeks'.^ Both are ardent sportsmen and they. can be relied upon to land heavy denizens of the wilds. some? George Sisler Must Hunt New Quarters Next Year St. Louis, Today,—(#>)—Qeorge Sisler, for two years manager of the St. Louis Browns will not be retained In that capacity" n«xt year, President Phil Ball announced today. Miss A. Dolores Shaw Attended Dance at Phila. Mlas A. Dolores Shaw, of 814 Walnut street, returned from Philadelphia this morning, where she spent the woek end visiting friends. On Saturday night she attended a danco at the Phi Rho Sigma Fraternity House. The fraternity is of Jefferson medical college. Grover C. Alexander ''Wasjcared to Death" Columbus, O., Today— (ff>) —After a hilarious night, rattling to St. Louis from New York, scene of their World's series conquest, the Cardinals were sound asleep in their berths upon arrival here at 9:30 a. m. ' Only Grover Cleveland Alexander, yesterday's hero, could be aroused sufficiently to answer a single question. "How did you feel when you were sent to the box in the seventh Inning to stop the Yanks" he asked. "Scared to death" he mumbled as he ducked back in his berth. INSURE WITH flAMMAR. Russel T. Scott May Not Be Hung Fridaj ** *tf * V If, MHB^W^MOMaMMW ' Springfield, Ills., Today,— (/P),- T . A writ of error which may result*'^ a stay of execution for Russell *$j Scott, under sentence in Chicago t"c hang for murder next Friday, was Issued by tho clerk of the Supreini Court today. •< ' ^ Tho writ was based on Scott's"! plea of insanity. Premier Mussolini Insulted by Di Home, Today.���(/P),— Dumini, who served a short term for his part in the kidnapping and killing of the Socialist Deput ' MatteotH, today was found guiltffia Insulting Premier Mussolini. ', this offense and for possessing arms without a permit, he was-, tenced to fourteen months' irnprli mont. Investment Bankers atMeetlnQuI Quebec, Today—(£•)—The teenth annual convention of't vestment Bankers of America^ ed h«ra today with about egatea In attendance, leading financiers of the" States, Committee held today. Wanted Electric Wiring and Repairing, First class work guaranteed, CHAKLES J<. NORMAN Member of V. JK. W. 80H S, Ma-Jo Plumbers Plan For Banquet Novemto ?* ^ ^ " *h Plumbers of the Ma-Jo Agfjb at their meeting held at 7:8(T Friday evening, in the QJ Commerce rooms, changed of their banquet October 14, to 11. Instead of Taste Good Sh- , planned 'orlglnalfy> at Moyer'a restaurant- This w.111 be the first of social'events being ' the Association, Robert,, is the president. The was good. •' m, |||,.,. -n, IJ |] | LUIIlBf^^^^f^^^^p^MppHppH OPENING AREO? ' ^ Sale Days An

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