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PAGE EIGHTEEN THE EVENING NEWS, HARRISBURG, PENNA., SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 1926 dren Burned to Death as Fire Destroys Home Today 'Bathtub Party9 Used by Many in Hollywood as Test of Cinema Value HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 17. The film capital has many claimants to fame, such as former "Follies" girls, one-time Russian "Countesses," prominent authoresses and sometimes heiresses. But the latest and most emphatic jn her clamorings for attention is the screen aspirant who boasts, "I was one of those who attended Earl Carroll's champagne party." The girls it seems there are already a score of them are more than willing to paint vivid word pictures of the famous New York farty which was featured, they say, y a bath tub full of champagne, with a girl in it as an incidental decoration. Notwithstanding certain glaring errors in the continuity of their etories, "the bath tub party" girls are merely victims of a condition When the acting business in Holly-' BONG TRADING LIGHT TODAY By ELMER C. WALZER NEW YORK, April 17. Bond trad-injr dropped off in the short session on the stock exchange today. Prices, howeer. held within a narrow range with a tinge of irregularity. Traction issues featured the transactions but failed to keep up the steady upward movement of the past few days. New York Railways' 6's were the strong spot in this group advancing if a poont. nlterborough bonds receded fractionally while B. M. T. 6's rose a trifle. Rails' were well bought though only in moderate quantities. Florida East Coast 5's were strong and higher as wre the new 6's of this line. St. Louis, San Francisco 4's A and B. and 0. refungind 5's gained1 fractionally. French government bonds displayed strength, however, in spite of the new low by franc. The 7's nnd 7's rose while the 8'a held unchanged. Belgian loans were firm while Finland 7's sagged off nearly a point. Bond prices in general during the week have been steadily rising. The average for forty bonds showed a net gain of .05 despite the falling off of .03 yesterday. The average for ten second grade rails reached the high point of the year yesterday at 93.81. LIGHT TRADING ON CURB TODAY By HAROLD G. FLYNN NEW YORK, April 17. Ford Motor cf Canada continued to give ground on small sales on the Curb Market today, dropping twenty-three points. The transactions were light, most of the curb activity being confined to bonds, where price changes were within a narrow range Ford cf Canada has been on the I down grade for the past three days. Today t opened at 450 and then declining to 440 on the next transaction, a net loss of thirty-five points from the previous close and 135 points down from Wednesday's final price. Other automobile shares were quiet and little changed. Van Camp preferred was a strong feature, making a gain of 1 points. Electric Rcfrigeraticn also was in demand at an increase of Va a point; Gillette Safety Razor rose . Baking shares were fractionally high in early dealinfs but reacted i later. Continental Baking B, hrw-ever, held unchanged at the previous closing price. General Baking A lost i and the B Vs. Public Utilities were sold in moderate amounts and made declines up to nearly a point Oils were in fair demand with ii '.'pendents selling high. Draws Eight Aces in Pinochle Game Bw United Prcst McKEESPORT. April 17. "Here, hoys, what do you think of this?" was the remark of L. V. Entyre, high school athletic coach here, when he drew "one thousund aces" in a pinochle gnmc. Entyre said he did not feci like emulating the Chicago man who dropped dead when he was dealt eight aces. In fact, he did not even faint. It was said that a card hand of eight aces comes once in 500,000 deals. FifMClflL NEWS Krao, Missing Link of Circus Sideshows, Dies From 'Flu9 NEW YORK, April 17. Do you remember Krao, the missing link of the circus sideshows? Millions of people stared at Krao while she lived. For upwards of forty years she toured the country, showing hnr long black beard and monkey hands. Krao did not take her misfortune off Into corner and mrpo over it. She turned adversity into prosperity. And she stood on the bench, day after day and year after year, and exhibited her peculiarity. - But Just before she died yesterday she asked that her freak'ah body be cremated. No one shruld see In death what millions had seen in life. Krao spoke four languages. She had no cartilage in her nose. Hair covered her body. The hair on her arms ran up monkey-wise, Instead of toward the wrists as in the case ot wood gets slow, it takes a' mighty good story to get one by the casting directors. Six months ago it was the vogue to have one's press agent broadcast that his client was really a countess who had hidden her distinguished title and past so that she might "make her own way in the films." A year ago the thing to do was to separate from one's husband by way of a "marital vacation." Some original souls actually obtained l divorces for the publicity it gavel them. But the girls who "attended" the widely discussed "champagne bath P"rty" in New York are the rage right now, and some seem to think that they already outnumber the "former Follies beauties" who always have been as close to Holly- wood as the skin of a thin eel. Markets at a Glance NEW YORK, April 17, Industrial stocks fairly steady, railroad stocks active, domestic bonds steady, foreign bonds ( steady, grain steady, oil firm. ( copper steady, cotton irregular, I I rubber irregular, sugar steady, I foreign exchange steady. Flashes of News from Weil Street Foundation Company arranges loan of $2,500 000 to Greek government for drainage work in Macedonia. Refinery Kerosene advanced in Mid-Continent wholesale market to 7 and 7l,4 cents for 41-43 gravity, new high. Dun's reports 435 commercial failures in week against 401 in preceding week and 430 in corresponding week a year ago. Dun's says backward season is interfering with Spring trade; declares light inventories continue the strong spot in situation. Shareholders of Automobile Insur- j ance Company, Aetna Life Insurance t subsidiary, approve issue of 10.0001 new aharpn at J12(M each. I American Chicle in quarter ended March 31, net after interest, deprecia- tion and taxes $293 900 against $256,- 367 in first quarter 1925. Fierce Petroleum Corporation and subsidiaries year ended December 31, , lasc, nei aner interest, aepreciation, etc., $207 288 against $377,481 in 1924. Bradstreet's finds weather generally interferring with distributive trade and farm work; wholesale and retail trade and collections not ai good as a year ago. Cuban Sugar Planters decide presi dent s for one uation; strike on - . .. . . unicea railways expected to fail, Closing General Motors' Canadian I assembled annually will permit com- PanV export automobiles ito Canada more cheaply if new Canadian tariff reductions are adopted. Grains Close Higher CHICAGO, April 17. Prices closed hipher on the Board of Trade today. Wheat was strong and active throuirhrut the sr-ssion and cl"d sharply higher in all deliveries. The deferred fuures were rgp"cially rtrong. Heavy buying of futures in Winnipeg and the natural strength in thnt market together with the unusually heavy export birincss was the patent factor in the advance here. The increased export activity was one of the features of the week. Cash markets here and at other principal points were higher. The tone of the local market as a whole was much better than during the previous session. Corn came out from under a rather indifferent although fractionally higher opening and closed sharply up all along the line. Covering by Eastern Fhnrts and disposition of locals to hold up gave this grain its shnrp boom. Oats Bhowcd considerable strength of its own, besides following the wheat trend and closed fractionally higher throughout. Provisions closed higher. CHICAGO I.1VKSTOCK MARKET Jiv V. R. Denar'niont of Agriculture C'"CAOO. AdMI IT. Hoks: Recelo's 40 roo. market ectlve. strong to 10c MKher: too. 118.81; bulk. (ll.eOAtll SO hea'v we'h'. lll.40ifM2 B0: medium welirMs. 1 2 iH 1 3 2.: ll"ht welrh'. 12,1t 13.80' llrht !1eht. I' 2. DOW H 00: perk-Inr m-, I10.4liai0.90; slaughter plxs tin H'M4 Cattle Reeelots BOO: weight? fed s'ei'rs lOiaiiV lower: others snd all irredes of yenrMnt fullv stenrtv. Re-celo's for week BtJ'O') market slow eom-oare! to week errller: fat steers predominated run: rood to chotra kinds liberal; prac'lcal too on matured fer tnd yearllPKS steers. tlOflV snerlalHea callna 121)3 pouii'la. 110 is: part loa human beings. She had cheek pouches In which she could carry food like a Simian. Her fingers would bend either way, bending back till they lay flat on the back of her hand. According to circus tradition Krao was found In Slam in 1883 by an explorer named Trofessor Farini, who took her to Berlin as a freak of nature. Village gossip in the mountains where- Farini found her was ti the effect that Krao's mother had been frightened by a baboon before her confinement. The explorer grew fond of the srange, shy creature and had her well educated in Berlin Then she came to America and started showing as a freak In the old Brandenburg Museum in Philadelphia. Influenza caused Krao's death. T HIMHW , J Outstanding Faster When Herr Jolly, in Germany, went forty-four days without eating and claimed the world's championship, Frank Wolfe, farmer, of Jones, Okla., telegraphed that he had gone fifty days without food, and challenged Herr Jolly to an interntaional match. Herr Jolly, according to Wolfe, has accepted. vearllng-s. I10.7S: other jrri to 110.40: choice llirtt yearling heifera, fl0.35; packers and feeders ii 10 J.c hither: neneral demand broadening; she etock very ararce: fat cows mn;ly 60c hither: heifers show In t advance can-re rs and cutters 15 to 25c up; bulls strong to 15c higher: vealeis steady to 2.1c lower. Weeks bulk prices: . Fat s eers S f 9 . fat cows. S- o-w ", heifers. J7.354i9.00; canners and cutters, $3.85f4.6S: vealors 18. tvaii If) 2.i backers and feeders. $7.25f .25: bulls. 19. Sheep Receipts 4000: for week around 10.0W) direct and 1035 cars from nearby feeding stations: tday's market mostly nominal: mostly showing decline com-Tared to week ago; fat lambs $1 to $1.2S higher, vearllng wethers SOc to II higher, fat steep strong to 25c higher: shenrlng lambs mostly SOc up. Week's top prices: Kat wooled lambs. $14 50: shorn, lambs. $12. HO: shearing lombs. $13.75: yearling wethers. $12.50: ma.1orlv twos and rert wethers. $11: practical top fat ewes, f9.50. Week's bulk nrlces: Kat wooled lambs. $13.25(f814: shorn lambs. $10.25012: fat ewes. I3.2B&B; shearing lambs. $8.50013.25. PHILADELPHIA PRODCCE MARKET PHU.ArFT.PHTA. April IT.- Mutter S'eady. Solid packing creamery. h"h scoring. 89Wc: extras, BSAc; e-'ra Vrn" SKc: firsts. 87Vic: seconds. 87c; sweet creamery, choice fancy. S .c; fair to guoa 35Vc: fancy prints. 40(3 41c; fair to good. 86ft 89c. Ergs Firm. Nearby extra firsts. 82c; western extra firsts. 29'4c: firs 29Hii: seconds, 2SM.c: fancy candled. 844(o. Live Poultry Fancy yellow skinned. S"fii:7r- medium. 3"35e: Inferior. 3" 83c: white leghorn. 43W45c: young roost-era, 28St30c; old roosters. 24(25c: ducks. muscovy, whits peKln 238ac; mixed. w3o: BOW B.C. 11 VEGETABLE MARKET 8XOW PHILADELPHIA. April IT. Nearby i nsht supplies, demand end trading slow. j liberal offerings scullions; market dull; I mushrooms weaker. I 300 PETITIONS ALREADY FILED Tuesday. Acrll 20. Is the last 11 !. J L !-4 nor ine cuy ana counvy cuminju-cco ! of the political parties. inree lunarea canuiaaies navo filed their petitions. Several hundred petitions are expected Monday nnd Tuesday. It is the custom o the Democratic County Committee k.i i i i ir j.i l to file the bulk of the Democratic petitions on the last day for filing. Fifty-three petitions filed today are: Republican Countv Ommlttes. Trene May Landln. Fourth Precinct. DeTy Townshm: Marv Johnson. Second fre-elnrt. lint Wnrd. Mlddletown' Elisabeth S. Hill, Klrst Precinct, Third Ward. Mld dletown: Mra. H. B. Mlnnlert. John A. Miller. M'fflln Townehlo: Miss Su-an J. R lea-el. First Precinct. Second Ward. Fteelton: Paul C. Shatto. Helen M. Vanler. Second Precinct. Second Ward. Pteeltdn- John E. Frann, Ruth Bmeltr. rirs Precinct. Swatara Township; Tom Fnvdr. Ids Orlmm. T'nlontown: Mar Kathleen Wetsel. Wll'lam J. Hlrtley. Four-h Precinct. First Ward. Harrls'ure: Hertha M. Kel'er. John K. Caldwell. First Preetnet. Sixth Ward: Anna May Uroney. Fourth- rreclnct. Ninth Ward: '"rank B. Sclnk, Pearl Jenks. Elah"' Precinct, N'n'h Ward: Vrr. Ames R. Pcarlet', Albert I. Oever. Third Precinct. Eleventh Ward: Oeorre R. Kntchtnn. Oene F. F'etcher. Ft at Precinct. Twe'f'h man. Second Prsclnct. Twelfth Ward: F.'hol S. Buffln-ton. David Hodsrs. Third Precinct. Twelfth Ward. Reo'ihlle. Cltv Commifea. Mrs. Roberta V. Hurley. John D. Roe-ar. Mrs. Annie I.. I.ewl. John O. Persch. Fourth Precinct. First Ward! Viola Petrow. M. F. Pwver. Flret Precinct. Sixth Ward: Sarah C. Charters. William C. Half-nennv. nna D. Fauers, Robert F. Gorman. F.la-hth Precinct. Ninth Ward: Frank E. Hoffmen. Hiram W. Roden-haber. Surah Wal'er. Mra. Etta L. ldms. Third Precinct, Fleven'h Ward: Russell O. Rl'chle. Clarenca S. Hoffman. Surah Freedman, Oladvs F. Miller. First Precinct. Twelfth Ward- Kathryn Clumo, Maui'e Seal. Oeorae V. Bo'ton. Harry 8. Mahan. Second Precinct. Twlfth Ward: Marv E, Dunbnr. Dalsv Llddlck, Charles A. MBdden. Edward T. Treso, Third Precinct. Twelfth Ward. Elizabcthville Church Purchases Parsonage The Trinity United Brethren Church, of Elizabcthvillo, today purchased th? II. H. Hossinger home in Elizrbethvillo for use as a parsonafre. The property was pur-"hasei from the Hossinger estate fqr $7750. Other real estate transfers recorded JiTe today are: Frnrl R. Fenrll to rnnl B. Jonn, Sleet'nn. $2450- Elv Fnrnwalt to John n. Hellmnn. Penbrook. II; !rirud M. Mowv t" Emma F. Ftfim. I'axtanK, ttr Emma F. Ster to Oenrurtn M. Mv, I'lix'nnar, II : A!hrt C. Knuai to W'tr M, Munima, I.owr Pnxtnn Townuhl" II: ir.'wln O. Olnrrlch to Hnrrv I. Mll-r. Krrry Townrh'n. l; Kdwnrd W, Fvm to I.ewlii H. I.'ckel, Nlnin'h and Ho'lv ilrte". II: till' A. nation to Ofrtrurt A. Kiirk lwtr Tnwriihlp, II: C. Edwrd Ynut to tler'rnrte A. Krl. Sw. tw Townphln. Ilj Frrl Bonner to IIr-rlnon JocWion. 827 South Tnth itreet, 1- Frrdorlrka I.. Helm to HnJmln M. Puyer, Plnn. II: Dayton Rinlr Khoo to llnrrln Hu I'lln and Loan AnrlMnn, lfl?7 I.o(tnn utre-t. 297.V Ooerie H. Sel-hdrt to MerrlM H. Flbrt. South Hnnovnr Townnhln, II: Wllllim A. De'mlr to Orover C. l-lm1or. Hwtra Tnwnnhln It: Orovr C. De!mlr to William A. Palmier. Satar Townohltv' II: Emma E. Emrlrh to Calr I.. CnMol, Hummxla-town. I.13O0- Ellaaheth I'ar'hainnra -lata to Oaor It. Salhtrt. South rlannvr TownnhiD. I'-'.rO: Cha'lfa 8. 1! nx to John H. Ulirill. Conrwaco Townnhlr. I3i0: Frederick T. MrOuIr to Alvord Peamer and Tool Comnanv. MII1rrbura, It: Harry I.fvln to larvy A. KkIkIo, S55 Seneca atreat. II Harvey A. Heltfla to Harry Levin. Market afreet, II. The Pa'riot-News Harrlsburg's Want-Ad Directory Read for Profit Use for Results WORKERS CALM AS FIRE RAGES NEAR FACTORY With a fire raging in two frame dwellings only fifty feet away, more than 800 employes of the General Cigar Company, South Second street, Steelton, maintained the utmost calmness while the Steelton fire department fought and extinguished the blaze. Officials of the cigar company said that the fire drills that are held xegularly by employes of the factory stood them in good stead today, inasmuch as .there was virtually no excitement' in the big factory building. Officials of the company watched the progress of the blaze in order to have the employes march out in case of necessity. The fire, which started at . the rear of 554 South Second street, was discovered shortly after 11 o'clock. Before the firemen arrived on the scene, the flames had spread to the adjoining house, 556 South Second street. The greater damage was done to No. 554, where the flames caused damage to the kitchen of the home and also to the room on the second floor, above the kitcht l. Fire officials, who said the cause of the fire had not been determined, said the loss would probably be more than $1500. 4 Huntington FOR MONDAY FIRST. $500; maidens, 8-year-olds up; 6 furlongs: Noko, 109; Goizeko Izarra, 99; Five Marks, 109; Gen. Seth, 105; Imperial, 101; Hohurry, 113; Clarence Thomas. 101; Billy Dow, 101; Henry of. New Kirk.,109; uaiusna, lua. SECOND. $400; 8-year-olds up; 6 furlongs: Soanzo, 105; Bantam, 112; Hughie, 108; Without, 108; Kentucky Hose, 110; jt-Satana, 107; Blackart, 110; C. T. Worthington, 108; Red Pep, 108; x-Corenne, 101. Also eligible: Orphelin, 112; Vodka, 106; Helen Major, 106; Wild Deuce, 108. THIRD. $300; claiming. 3-year-olds up; 5 furlongs: Chas Whitney, 111; Thomas Piatt, 107; Romping Lad, 111; x-Little Betty, 104; Countess Claridge, 109: Menace, 109; x-Move On Seth, 102; First Light, 109. FOURTH. $500; 3-year-olds up; the futurity curse: Harry B., 112; i Kirk Lady, 106; x-Funmaker, 108; Ix-Old Ton. 105: Bonnie Lizzie, 108; x-Dr. F. T. Adams, 101; Fear, 104. FIFTH. $400; 3-year-olds up; 1 mile: Foster Embry, 108; Locust Leaves, 106; Frank Fogarty, 108; Col. Marchemont. 108; Hindoostan, 112; American Soldier," 108; Generosity, 108; New Rival. 112; T. H. Everett, 107; Dav of Peace, 108. SIXTH SF.00: 3-vear-olds: 1 mile jand 70 yards: x-Lavinia, 102; Battle-shot, 104; Dukedom, 115; x-Arragosa, 112; x-Aunt Laura, 91; Tamper, 112; Quaver, 108; Airmail, 95. SEVENTH. $500; claiming, 8-year-olds op; 1 mile and 70 yards: Tom AfiL-. inR. v.Sinili, IT . 107. . Smart- uuy, io; x-tnue, iu; iaiy ueorge 110; x-Jimson, 107; Blue Brush, 108; Garrish. 110; Molinero, 112; Sea-court. 108. x-Apprentlce allowance claimed. Clear and fast. Beulah Park FOR MONDAY FIRST. $500: 4-year-olds up: BH furlongs: John Hosher, 107; Black Top, 107; P. Moody, 111; Bill Shafer, 107: Cavalier, 107; Libcrio, 111. SECOND. Claiming, 4-year-olds up: hVt furlongs: x-Mandy, 100; Virgo, 105; Grenade, 107; Miss Emmerson, 105; Yaneo. 107; Uncle Velo, 107. THIRD. $500; claiming. 4-year-olds np; hVs furlongs: x-Erlanger, 102; May Prosper, 105; Royal Dick. 107; Eve Fox, 109: Oneida, 105; British Liner. 107; War Garden, 107. FOURTH. $500; 4-year-olds up; 5 furlongs: x-Mitzi McGee. 102; Albert L 109; x-Havana Electric, 110; County Times, 113; Big Sap, 115; Dorothy Ryan, 104; John Joseph, 106; Dr. Sisk. 109; x-Rock Bottom, 110: Lafe M 112. FIFTH. $600; claiming, 3-year-olds up: 6 furlongs: Candy Jar, 100; x-Traproe, 101; Little Manager, 106; Alkripp. 108; Casus Belle, 101; Aristotle, 104; x-Gentry, 107; Private Seth. 112. SIXTH. $700; claiming, 4-year-olds up; 6 furlongs: Elizabeth K, 108; x-Dcllarobbia, 100; x-Star of Eve, 08; x-Lure of Gold, 103: Variation. 109; Edmon. 117 Cornflower, 101; Hole Card. 110. SEVENTH. $600; claiming. 4-year-olds up; 1 miles: x-Belario, 97; Metson, 105; Gen. Cadorna, 106; The Colonel, 109; Son of Tromp, 102; Spirea, 106; Gus R., 108. x-Apprentlce allowance claimed. Clear and fast. Havre de Grace FOR MONDAY FIRST. (1200 2-vear.nlrt.. IUL longs: a-Post Horn, 110; Tread, 110; Overlord, 114; a-Encamp, 105; Long Joe, 114; Willie, 116; Tommy Foster, 114; Fly Hawk, 106; b-Super Ray. Ill; Foretcp, 110; Sir Balcy, 106; Luflan, 107; Amy A., 105; Gnome II. 110. Also eligible: Edith D., 115; x-Matilda B.. 94; b-Dex'er, 114; x-Capt. Jack 111; c-Hathaway, 09. a-Salmon-Wilrnn entry; b-Parr-Carter entry; c-Faulconcr entry. SECOND $1200; claiming. 4-year-olds up; 6 furlongs: x Lea'hcrwood. tutt; narian, no; x-ureammaokcr. no; ncorcner, j n ; x-MacLean, 111; Cannlster, 105; Rolands Request, 19H! X.UrA Pennnnt 11K. v.Co.fllU 94; Watts, 114; Dongcs, 112; x-Mark-master, 115. THIRD. $1200: S-veir.oM nn KU furlongs: Berkeley Square, 102; r.fnrira 102- a.f'hflntnm CI,. inK. Meridian Hill. 94; h-Brush By. 110; t,iut, in; x-opeciai Account, 108: Sn ID- r.nlrlrn WnnHorav 1(17. Stony Man, 101; x-Bcst Shot, 97; x-mancie. vi; .wary urace, lus; Lanark, 110: Rockover, 101. Also lltrlhl.i ttio-hwav. 107U V,.f.l,,V, 107; Palmls', 113; x-Lady Bountiful' Wilson-Salmon entry; b-Saga-mor entry. FOURTH. $1400; the Yarrow. Brae t.i n Q.irnu r.ntilaf A n lAna-t aV WOV w J veil V i vaa ki UIIVIliHI a-Montferrat, 112; Warlord, 112; Entries T '' Champion Grandma i r Mrs. Augusta Knipfer, of Mil-lersburg, Iowa, comes pretty close to being the country's champion grandma. She has fifty-one grandchildren and forty-five greatgrandchildren, all living. Forestar, 105; Dust Up, 112; Troublemaker, 106; a-La-Ferte, 101. a-Sagamore stable entry. FIFTH. $2000; the Edgewood Handicap; 3-year-olds and up: Arbitration, 109; a-Prince Hamlet, 115; Balboa, 114; Warman, 105; Golden Spire, 117; Forecaster, 124; a-Cudgel-ler. 126. a-Becwell entry. , SIXTH. $1200; 3-year-olds and up; 1 and 1-16 miles: Sam Smith, 103; x-Hobson, 103; Cinnamon, 103; x-Rusvia, 108; Donarita, 87; Rib Grass, 113; x-Ben Handly, 87; Jacques, 111; Forlorn, 92. SEVENTH. $1200; 3-year-olds up; 1 and 1-16 miles: Boy Scout, 92; Mildred Sherer, 94; Gray Gables, 103; x-Fornovo, 111; Grand Bey, 95; x-Muriel S 90; Bodyguard, 108; Mintstick, 108; x-Stevens, 108; x-Shanghai, 108. x-Apprentice allowance claimed. Clear and fast. Horses Scratched Huntington l. Miriam Wood, Billy Dow. 4. Master Hand. 5. Mason Towle. 6. Mnbel Seth. Slow Time, My Eva. 7. Dukedom, Quaver, Street Liz. 6. Aunt Laura. Clear and fast. Beulah Park 3. Bad Luck. 6. Six Pence. Clear and fast. 4. Little Manager. Havre de Grace 1. Donges, Lias-on, Golden Wanderer, Dernier Sou. 2. Rockman. 6. K a n d u i t, Warman, Pandosto. 7. Mintsick. Clear and fast. WOMAN FIRES 4 SHOTS AT YEGG From Page One the prowler, Mrs. Cookerly obtained the gun and went to the window to investigate. She said she saw the burglar and asked him what he was doing. The man d'd not reply, but, seizing a brick, hurled it through the window of the shop. Mrs. Cookerly then fired,' and the man fled. Bel; mo, who possesses a fad of collecting old coins, had gathered number of silver and crppcr pieces, valued at about $25. He had been in the habit of displaying the pieces in his window during the day, but he always removed the coins during the night. The burglar, who is believed to be well acquolntad in the borough, was evidently unaware of the fact, since the blind in the window was drawn. Mrs.. Cookerly believes she could identify the man, who she thinks is a resident of the borough. Four bot-Mcs of cream, taken from neighborhood doors were found in the door of the shoe shop. Bciileman Invitation To Dedication Rescinded PIIOENIXVILLE, April 17. The first dissensions among members of the Chester County Firemen's Association, organized five years ago, has followed the annual banquet given here last Saturday night, when E. E. Beidleman. who Is president of the Pennsylvania Firemen's Association, was intro- ducrd to the assemblage of 500 as the next Governor of Pennsylvania. I hat introduction was by W. C. Rivenburg, a member of Phoenix Hose, Hook and Ladder Company, the banquet host, who presided as tonstmnster. Firemen favorable to the candi dacy of John S. Fisher far Governor have taken serious exception to thf introduction. Next Saturday Chester County firemen will patade in Cnatesville, where the Brandywino Fire Com pany is dedicating a fire hall, andi Mr. Beid'.emen was to have been one of the honor guests, but his in- vl ation to attend has been re scinded as a result of the injection of politics into his visit here. ESTATE LETTTT1 CARLISLE, April 17-Letters of adm!nlstration In the estate of S'ephcn Jrhnson were granted to Harry C. Sennett yesterday at the Cumberland County Courthouse. Letters testamentary In the extate of Samuel J. Frebn were granted to Anna F. Frchn. TWO INJURED IN CHAMBERS BURG GROSSING GRASH CHAMBERSBURG, April 17. Leopold ftthuler, Jr., 19 years old, of Connellsville, and Benjamin Earl Hunt, Jr., 18 years old, of Union-town, wer seriously injured last night, when the automobile in which they were riding crashed into a freight train at the grade crossing of the Western Maryland Ra'lroad at the south end of town. Both are reported to be in fair condition - this morning at the Chambersburg Hospital here. Schuler is suffering from cuts and abrasions of the head. It was first believed that his skull was fractured. Hunt suffered a fractured left arm and numerous cuts and abrasions. Both men were found unconscious under the wreckage of the demolished car. Marks on the freight car showed that the front part of the automobile ran under the freight car and was then thrown back off the track. The Goodwill ambulance was called and the youths removed to the hospital. 1926 Street Paving Repairs Start Monday The City Highway Department completed its organization today preparatory to starting the 1926 season of street paving repairs on Monday morning. One crew will start at Front and Race streets and proceed up Front. The other will move up Cameron street from the southern city line to Market street and then go east on Mulberry and Derry. Monday's operations probably will be confined to preparing the holes for the patching, so that actual asphalt repairing may not start until Tuesday morning. The repairmen have instructions to go over the city repairing cuts and chuck holes before beginning the major resurfacing jobs. YOUTH SEIZED AFTER STABBING From Page One . dsire to obtain a new position at the Penn-Harris. According to the manager of th? coffee shop, both Price and Williams were employed as bus boys and Price was angry because he had not been given another position made vacant yesterday by the resignation of one of the women employes. The manager said Price reported for work early this morning and inquired for the new position. He was sent home, however, and ordered to rpport at 11.30 this morn-inp", his usual time. It was shortly pfter 11.30 thit Price reported. Williams is said to have met him in a servants' hallway at the rear of the hotel and to have censured him in a half-joculir manner for b'nir late. According to witnesses. Price re serf'd his fr'end's remarks and told him to "mind his own busi ners." Dunne; the hated argument that followed, Price is said to have 'tfrtrd up tri steps leading to the kitchen, w llifms followed him At th top of the steps, witnesses wt, the two exrhanrrd punches. Wil'tpms fell to the floor but arose 'mmediate'y and raced into the kitchen after Prce. Thpre he is id to have punched Price on the jaw. More thin a sore of other em-nloyes in the kitchen saw the fiht One of thee was a cook. D. Cur- ruba, of 1434 Regina street, whoss nose ws injured when Price fell against h'm. After Price received th's blow he is alleged to have ersbbed a buVh-r knife frdm a table nearby pnd to have thm.t. jt svely in fhn d;rection of Williams' stom'a"h. Williams staggered and mide his way down the sfeps to the sr-vr.ts' hallway where he collapsed. Flow employes hurried to h's as-Hstanoe and pummon'd the Harris-bu'? Hospital ambulance. Price, 4ccordir.tr to nollre. declares that he cut Williams only "ier tne latter had landed several blows in his face. During the excitement that followed the cutting. Pr'ce is said to f ave Ilfd from the kitchen through a door leading into the coffee rhop and to have eone to the street through the main entrance of the shop. The police say they were In formed by the nnnaeer of the cof fee shop that Price is on parole irom me uien Mills Keformatory and 'n.n he pitted the employ of the hotel on March 4. Announce Liquidation Of $1009 Church Debt At a reception given to Dr. Robert Bngnell, pastor of the Grace Me nudist Eplrcrpal Church, last evening, Charles H. Klnter announced that a $3000 church obligation, contracted shortly before Dcctor Bagnell was appointed to this church, had been paid off. The reception was given In honor of the return of Doctor and Mrs. Bagndl frcm the Holy Land, and to the new members of the church. Nearly 400 Persons attended. A social hour and a program followed the reception. Addresses were made by Dr. A. E. Brown, headmaster of the faarrisburg Academy; Dr. J. Howard Ake and Doctor Bagnell. Musical numbers were turnlshcd by Mrs. E. B. Mitchell and Mrs. L. W. White. Lack of Water Hampers Firemen in Fighting Blaze Near Sharon By United Press SHARON, April 17. Handicapped by lack of water, firemen were unable to rescue two children, who were . burned to death when fire destroyed the home of Fred Swogger here today. Alice May Swogger, 2, and her nine-months-old brother Robert were burned to death. Another child, Lucy, 4, escaped. The mother had gone to a neighbor's house, leaving the children asleep, when it is believed an ember from a fire fell on waste paper and started the blaze. A bucket brigade was formed but the fire had gained such headway that the dwelling was soon burned to the ground. The children's bodies were found among the ruins, burned to crisps. The home was located just outside the city limits of Sharon. DIRECT ATTAC ON VESTAL BILL WASHINGTON, April 17. Leading educators and librarians from all parts of the country yesterday strenuously opposed the Vestal bill to amend the acts respecting copyright, on the broad ground that it would further tend to isolate the United States and would hamper higher education. Dr. M. L. Raney, of the research library of Johns Hopkins University, was chief spokesman. Appearing as official representative of the American Library Association, he proposed an amendment which would eliminate from the bill provisions affecting books published in foreign countries. "It is rot a good investment to put a tariff on books needed for the education of the people," he said. Released on Bail in Damage Verdict Case Imprisoned last Saturday for failure to pay a damage verdict of $6000, D. N. Gekas, of Capital street, former proprietor of Har-risburg and Altoona confectionery stores, was released today under $6600 bail pending a hearing May 3 on a petition for his permanent discharge under the insolvency laws. Gekas was jailed a week ago today for falling to pay $6600 damages to H. M. Glenn, of Mechanics-burg, for the alienation of the af fections of the latter's wife. Un-i der the law he can be imnrfsoni'di sixty days if the court find3 he is able to pay the damage verdict but refuses. Cyrus C. Barnes, of 634 Camp street, father-in-law of Gekas, fur-1 rished the $6600 bail under which the latter was released today. Gekas was married to Barnes' daughter shortly after the trial of the alienation of affection suit. In his petition for discharge under the insolvency law Gekns contends his assets amount to $25 and he has his wife and two step-children dpeidnt on him for support. Carl B. Shelley and W. Justin Carter, Sr., are Gekas' counsel. No Petition Received From Patton Signers The State elections bureau has received no petition so far from the signers of tin nonv'nating peM-tion of the late State Senator Edward Patton, Fourth Senatorial dVrVt, Philadelphia, who was a cand'date for renominftion. Under the law in case of death of a candidate a majority of the petitioners mav sign a petition for another candidate for the nomination. Today was the last day for certifying names of candidates to the county romm'ssioners, but in the case of the Patton petitioners they could name another Republ'can rardidate any time prior to next Tuesday, when the commissioners send the l;sts of candidates to the printers for the primary ballots. HAMME STRIKES HERE AND THERE IN CENTIPENNSYINIA TIIE REV. DR. CHARLES (MECIIANICSBURG) The sport of kings and cavaliers is hampered here and there by legislators deeming it a devilish affair. They cannot link their if P. which his hand was called. D. D., A. M., and more like them he frames upon his chest, with honors both from man and God respectfully impressed. St. Stephen's Church in Baltimore he served for twenty years; has worked in less expanded but as highly human spheres. Chautauqua chairman locally, long F. & M. trustee, he plies his trade- for all he's paid, with lots of labors free. EXPECT DECISION IN WILLIAMS' TRIAL MONDAY International News Service MARINE BASE, SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 17. Final testimony was launched today at the court-martial of Col. Alexander Williams, distinguished Marine Corp3 officer, charged with drunkenness by Brig.-Gen. Smedley D. Butler. Maj. J. L. Doxey and Capt. Frank Stockes, guests at the gin cocktail party, given at the colonel's home in honor of General Butler, were called for requestioning. Examination of the major and captain was expected to complete the testimony of both the prosecution and defense. Prior to questioning of the two officers the board announced adjournment would be taken at noon until Monday, when arguments of counsel are .scheduled to be made. Colonel Williams was expected to learn his fate late Monday. As the sixth day of the trial opened, the board had before it new testimony of several officers that statements demanded by General Butler from the colonel' guests as to the accused officer's condition the night of March 6, were not considered under "duress." Another point scored by the prosecution was corroboration by Lt.-Col. Ellis B. Miller of General Butler's testimony regarding statements of Capt. Clifton Cates. Colonel Miller told the board that Cates had unqualifiedly told the general that Wiiliams "was drunk." He denied testimony of Cates that the captain had said Williams was "either drunk, sick or doped." NINE LOSE LIVES IN OHIO BLAZ International News Service COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17.' Nine deaths and property damage in excess of $1,500,000 was the toll today of forest and prairie firess and floods that have ravaged five Northwest States and two western Canadian provinces during the past forty-six hours, according to reports received here from the stricken areas. Martin Fleming Will Ask New Hearing The case of Martin Fleming, of this city, convicted in 1913 of first-degree murder and then sentenced to be hanged, will come before the State Board of Pardons at its April meeting next Wednesday. The sentence of Martin was commuted to life imprisonment. Richard J. Beamish, a Philadelphia newspaperman, appears in the case as counsel, and the board will be afkd to grant a new hearing. The application of Russell Cupko for a pardon will also come before .the board next week. He was sentenced here to the Huntingdon Reformatory for felonious entry, larceny and receiving stolen goods. Northern Central R. R. Plans Large Bond Issue By United Press WASHINGTON. April 17. The Northern Central Railway, a subsidiary of the Pennsylvania Railroad, rpcraMni? in southeastern Pennny!-vania and Maryland, aeked the In ter&tate Commerce Commission today to authorize an issue of $5 231.000 5 per cent, refunding mort"a.e bonds which tho Pennsylvania Railroad will take over and guarantee. WII BERFORCE LEVAN logic to the same and solemn source from wings upon an angel and from legs upon a horse. Salute a broai-viewed minister, one whom you'll gladly greet, who likes to sec God's fishes swim, his horses use their feet. St. Paul's Reformed, Mechanicsburg, is where his sermons ring with humor, pepper, sassafras and every vital thing. Of Huguenot extraction, Revolutionary blood, he holds his friend and fellow man no fallen, hopeless dud, but speaks h'm as a brother who is growing gray and bald Jn following the useful work to

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