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THE PITTSBURGH GA'ZETTK TLMES, MONDAY. AUGUST NE! i Memorial Services Held in Honor of Lieut. J. JL Mason SALIENT GO Gazette Times Snapshots Being a Series of Sketches From Everyday Life With Familiar Faces. BUT GERiW NS er! Diplomatic AJtkrman.

Settling disputes with the least. Tribute Paid to Aviktor in Services Held in Fathr-i-'s ''ISfe'Al VMM1 -v i I Whmn ha wear, thim 'gSff- 3 possible friction without either dis turbing- the machinery of the law or violating; one's official duties is p. trait of an evenly balanced char- actcr which marks the long term of George S. Wilson as an alderman of the East End. It will be recalled that his terms and services in the old city council covering a period of 15 years was marked by the same conservative action directed by a commonsense spirit, and a desire to render the public efficient results.

Jfr. Wilson as the records show was always an active debater, or an important committeeman in transacting business of council. i.s hod reading. "Xcxt time we hear any say that let us remember Joe Mason's word, 'glndly' that 'I am i-f-ady to pay any price, The Mason family party, together Saturday for the wedding of Dr. and Mrs.

Mason's daughter. Eugenia, to Thomas W. Kennedy, son of Mr. and -Mrs. Julian Kennedy, was in church at More-wood and Ellsworth avenues i esterday for tiie memorial services, and the party included the bride and bridegroom.

Dr. Mason spoke a few word3 at the memorial. Son's Only Complaint. His son's only complaint, said Dr. Mason, was the talk he and the others in the war service had heard of a compromised peace.

In his letters to his father. Dr. Mason said, Lieut. Ma-sou was unbounded in his praise of the spirit of France. He felt that America was only at the threshold of the war; that it was no time for America to boast, and that "we over here take off our hats to France." The Ilf-v.

Dr. Frederic Tower Gal-pin, pastor of the First Baptist Church, led in prayer, and the audience sanj. accompanied by an enlarged choir. A silken American flag draped the pulpit and the second gold star was unfolded in tne congregation's service flag. A detail from the aviation ground school at Carnegie Institute of Technology attended the memorial.

In the familly group, besides Dr. and Mrs. Mason and their daughters-, Eugenia and Elizabeth, were two other sons in uniform, Charles W. Mason, attached to the chemical engineers' gas division, and Lieut. Shirley L.

Mason, In the aviation section, both home on brief furloughs for the memorial. i listment in the U. S. Once more the way is open to en-Marines. An increase is authorized.

If be trained for service on land and sea fighting thoroughbreds, cast in the same mold with the soldiers of Caesar's famous Legion who with their hands whipped ten times their weight in Huns! REGISTERED MEN: Ask your Local Board to let you volunteer in the U. S. Marine. Apply at The U. S.

MARINE CORPS RECRUITING STATION, Smithfield and Water Pittsburgk ceokge s. misov. His abiHty to settle disputes that looked like real fights among the councilmen made him a welcome lie gained his points with old-fashioned diplomacy attended with a sympathetic spirit and a quietness of manner which have never left him. Mr. Wilson was born on Coraopolis Heights, lie is proud tliat he is able run his office on strictly business principles.

In patriotic movements he is a leader in the East End, having been the originator of the "send oil's" for selectives in the Seventh and Eighth wards. Personally Air. Wilson, though taking an active part in politics for 30 years, has few enemies. 14J4 F.Ieventh Avenue, Altooim llOO Market Street, Wheeling AVOID OISAST ILmlcmlorir liarolv 3Ian- ages to Prevent Complete Collapse of His Divisions. HUNS K8CAPE THAI Br Associated Peess to OSazettb Times LONDON, Aug.

4. Telegraphing at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon Rcuter's I correspondent at American headquar ters on the Aisme-Marne front says: "The salient is gone. The Allied troops, French. British and Americans, already are holding th south bank of the Vesie River. Fismes is in flames.

"The wagons of the retreating German columns can be seen toiling laboriously over muddy upland roads leading from the river toward the Ais-ne. Our cavalry patrols have found nothing to report but rearguard screens. "To have thus driven the enemy back as he was driven back four years ago is no mean achievement, but we must not overestimate the possibilities it may disclose. That the enemy has been forced to retire bitterly against hi.9 will is- quite obvious. Nevertheless I am prepared to accept.

Luden-dorff's statement that the retirement was decided on 3" days ago after Gen. Pctain's blow against the west side of the salient, and the Germans can pride themselves on having remained, to use Ludendorff's phrase, 'masters of the Is Fatally Stricken in Automobile Manna Rosenthal Succumbs to Heart Disease While Out Riding. While riding in an automobile with several relatives. Mrs. Hanna Rosenthal, aged 2, of "02 South Fairmount avenue, was suddenly stricken with an attack of heart failure, at Perm and Euclid avenues, at 9:45 o'clock last evening.

died before Dr. E. Montgomery of Neglcy and Penn avenues, could administer medical aid. The body of Ihe woman was taken to hor home in the automobile in which she died. Mrs.

Rosenthal had been in ill health for some time, hut had apparently recovered recently, and her husband and three of her daughters went to Atlantic City for a vacation, whence they were summoned last night. Sh" leaves her husband, David Rosenthal: two sons, Rtr.jamin and Jacob; six daughters. Mrs. L. H.

Nevins of Kittanning. Mrs. Joseph Cohen of New York. Mrs. P.en Wolk, Mrs.

Herman Rich. Mrs. Louis Schwartz and Miss Marie Rosenthal, all of Pittsburgh; It grandchildren; a sister. Mrs. B.

Cronson of Philadelphia, and a brother, Joseph llro-aiski of Chicago. Mrs. Rosenthal, -who had lived in Pittsburgh for 4i) years, was a member of the Tree of Life congregation, and all the Jewish philanthropies. NAVAL ELECTRICIAN KILLED WASHINGTON. Aug.

4. (A. The Navy Department tonight announced the death of Charles E. Kru-ger, electrician, U. S.

N. R. in a seaplane accident July Kruger's home addi-ess was Newprt News, Va. THE DEATH ROLL. Daniel Obernauer.

Daniel Obernauer. n.f,ed a wholesale liftior dealer of McKees Rocks, died in the Allegheny General Hospital yesterday from pneumonia. He was born in Germany and was married in 18S." to Miss Rebecca Khrlich. who died in lSHth In IS33 he married Miss Regina Weil. He was a member of Jericho Lodge.

I. O. B. Mari Lodge, 1. O.

O. Moorehcad Lodge No. 82, I. O. 11.: Lodge No.

61, I. O. O. of McKees Rocks: Central Turn Verein, the Rodef Sholem Temple and the Knights of Honor. Besides bis widow, he leaves one son, Herbert Obernauer; one brother, Herman Obernauer of this city, and three sisters.

Mr. Carl Holderman. Mrs. Margaret Holderman, wife of Carl Holderman, an East North Side merchant, died yesterday afternoon in her home, 919 Constance street. Born in Germany, she came to this country when a child and lived on the North Side for HO years.

She and her husband celebrated their golden wedding lust September. Mrs. Holder-man leaves her husband, a son. Adolpli K. Holderman; a daughter, Carrie Funke, and eight grandchildren.

Hugh K. Rankin. Hugh K. Rankin, aged 53. die.l yesterday morning in his residence, 1M5 Mason street.

He was born in County Derry, Ireland, and came to Pittsburgh in lStili. He was a member of the Blackadore Avenue Presbyterian Church. Mr. Rankin leaves three sons, Robert Leslie and Hugh Kennedy Rankin, and two daughters. Miss Alfretta, and Mis Margaret L.

Rankin. Jlfr. John Shourek. Mrs. Hannah Shourek, aged J6, died yesterday in her home.

Sll East View street. She was a member of the llomewood Methodist Episcopal Church. She. leaves her husband, John Shourek; two sons. Theodore F.

1 ...1 n.1 L.UWilU i daughters. Julia A. Ella I Ida and Martha U. Shourek. i Afrx.

Mary Cordon. BEAVER FALLS, Aug. Mrs. Mary Gordon, aged ST. a resident of Beaver Falls for many years, died last night in the home or a nephew, .1.

H. Heckathorne. here. Mrs. Gor- i don was a native of Butler county and I a member of the Methodist Episcopal i Church.

She leaves six grandchildren, Church. PRICE PAID "I am ready to piv any price, tvlndly." wrote I. lent. Joseph John Mason, hoso death as an aviator with the Kxpeditior.ary Forces wa.i o-eyortort last week from the- ncene of the Allies' great drive on the Western in France, in one oC the young letters to his mother, and 'excerpts from thin and other letters Wfti-e features of memorial services held yesterday morn iris for the )dead flyer in the First Unitarian i of which his father, the Rev. "Dr.

L. Walter Mason, is pastor. A boyhood friend in Pittsburgh, the Dr. Dilworth Lupton, now min- i Meter of the First Unitarian Church, Louisville, making Cne memorial ad- Jress, read portions of yiiun; Mason's 'letter to his mother, written when, the )tlrst clay America declared war, ht abandoning: a lucrative business career. He wrote: This work lias to be Cone if civilization is to go on.

If I cared only for the material side of life 1 might continue in business and he happy, but I would a thousand times rather he dead than to feel tlioi some other man had d'ed where 1 should have been. You must not idealize me. 1 sun only doing what thousands of others have done. It took no will power: there was no alternative. I am I ready to pay any gladly.

Words to Remember. "We hear lots of people saying this war is not worth all the great sacrifices." said Dr. Lupton, as he fin- CLAIMS IT GAVE HIM BACK HIS OLD TIME "PEP" Federal Street, Pittsburgh Man Says TenHerbs Restored Him to Health. NOW ENJOYS LIFE i "There are i-o many so-called stom-, ch. liver and kidney medicines ex-tensivelv advertised today that the people are liirtd away from the good.

old-time herbal remedies, such as our 'forefathers used to take," said the 'Ten-Herbs man in a recent interview A 1 "i at1 in iftiniin'iiiiii MR. B. STRAI B. tho McCullor-h Irug Store. Penn venue and Sixth street, where he is daily telling the public the benefits to 'be derived by taking Ten-Herbs, the purely herbal stomach, liver and kid-" nev remedy.

Since Ten-Herbs was so successfully introduced here, many persons are coming to the drug store every day to testify to the benefits derived by taking it. As an instance. Mr. B. C.

Straub. rexidinir No. 110S Federal street, who has a Isrge acquaintance here, and is employed by one of Pittsburgh's foremost firms, said: "After the hard winter just passed, which none of us will forest for many -day, I was all run down: I seemed to have no energy or ambition to do anything. My stomach was in a weak condition, and I had no appetite whatever. I could not get n.

good night's sleep: was constipated, and I felt WDreiy in need of a good medicine to build me iip. I heard a good deal how Ten-Herbs helped others, and finally 'decided to try it myself. It seemeei "to be just the medicine I needed, for it put my nerves in fine shape. I now have a good appetite, sleep well, and my constipation is relieved. Ten-Herbs has given me back my old-time and I am feeling like a new man.

I certainly feel it my duty to others of the grat benefits I 'received from taking it." Ten-Herbs is especially recommenced in complaints of the above nature. It is the logical remedy for old and young, because beiny nature's own remedy it is absolutely harmless. Tt gives almost immediate benefit and leads to permanent relief. The Ten-Herbs man is at ihe Mr-CullOch Drug Store. Penn avrnu and Sixth street, where he is daily meeting the public to tell about this wonderful remedy.

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Count reserve the MeRE. f'ontruik- Scout Leaders Are Sought by Headquarters War Draft Causes Vacancies on Scoutmasters' Roll, Which Must Be Filled. TROOP CAMPS PERMITTED New Boy Scout leaders are asked for by the officials of the Allegheny County Council Boy Scouts of, America. Vacancies caused by the Y. M.

C. A. overseas service, the present draft and the new draft which will enlarge the age group, must be filled immediately. Many scoutmasters will be called out. A circular asking for volunteer scoutmasters will be issued this morning from headquarters in the Bessemer Building.

Applications must be sent to the same office. "William Duncan, who was commissioned a captain at Camp Lee but not permitted to go abroad because of a physical disability, has been assigned to the University of Pittsburgh for cadet service under Lieut. Col. Sickles. Capt.

Duncan becomes scoutmaster of Troop and will direct it camp. As the camp at Guyasuta, now known as Camp Darlington, has many applications for admission by troops, the officials are laying siress on the requirements for admission for the care and precaution for Scouts in camp. Good leadership, medical examination, sanitation, testing- of springs, menus, scout activities and that the camp be not used "just for fun" alone, will he insisted on to the let ter. Permits to hold troop Camps for their own period have been issued as follows: Bakerstown. Troop 1.

Scoutmaster X. J. Hunter, boys. Mei'onnells Mills, August t2 to 17: Pittsburgh. Troop 15, C.

A. Howard. 20 scouts, North Kast. August IP: Pittsburgh, Troop and et View, Troop L'. C.

W. Brubab and P. ('. Gould, thl scouts. Jackson, August 7 to 17: Pittsburgh, R.

S. Blake. scouts, August 5 to 17; Pittsburgh, Troop "2, K. K. Greenwood.

1.1 scouts, Ohiopyle. August to 17; Pittsburgh, 1 roop apt. Duncan. scouts. New Texas, August 5 to 19: Grafton.

Troop 1. O. T. Packard. -0 scouts.

Harnberg, Mercer county, August 12 to 26. The same medical care and sanitation requirements are imposed on these camps by the officials. Other camps asking permits must fill out the required blanks that officials may know the health of the Scouts will be guarded. Children Cry you or in Hi Music Important Part Of Union Church Meet Dr. Palmer of Columbus Is Speaker at Services in Carnegie Hall.

A large musical program anel a sermon by the Rev. Dr. Samuel S. Palmer, pastor of the Broad Street Presbyterian Church. Columbus.

were the attractions last night at the-union community services of -ongre-gations from the Bellefield, Oakland and Shadyside districts in the Carnegie Music Hall. Fourteen churches were represented by their ministers, members of the congregation and some of their choirs. The musical program was under the direction of Mrs. James Stephen Martin, with Walter AVild presiding at the organ. Chief among the musical numbers was a contralto solo, "The Americans Come." by Winifred Perry, contralto of the First Baptist Church.

The song, composed by F. Fisles, is of an episode in France in which a blinded soldiers speaks to his son. Several numbers were sung by a quartet composed of John B. Siefert and T. Earl Yearsley, tenors, and Edward J.

Napier and Adam MoNaugh-ton. basscs. The Rev. Dr. Frederick C.

Nau, pastor of Grace Reformed Church, presided and the invocation was delivered by the Rev. James H. McCor-mick, assistant pastor of the Shady-side Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Dr.

James D. Rankin, professor of systematic theology of the I'nited Presbyterian Seminary. North Side, will be. the speaker next Sunday night. i Russian Citizens Union Dedicates Service Flag! Celebration of the first anniversary of the organization of the Union of! Russian Citizens of Pittsburgh and I tiie dedication of a service flag con- taining IS stars were held in the rooms of the union at Fifth avenue yesterday afternoon.

The union was or- ganized for the purpose of helping the Aliied cause. George Tchirkow, Russian consul in Pittsburgh, was the principal speaker and told of the suffering in Russia caused by the Germans and German propaganda. A. Yrremenko also spoke. Of the ISO members of the organization 1G are in military service, 13 being now in France.

Tennis Player Drops Dead. While playing tennis on a court in the rear of the Elmhurst Inn. Sewick-ley, at o'clock yesterday afternoon, Richard Barson, aged 04. who lived in the inn. dropped deud.

-a rni for Fletcher's Signature of i i ft I I can qualify, you will the air, with a bunch of Main Sireet. nlnntonn lOant Street. Jew taxile Fire Victim Arrested. Suspected of knowing something about the origin of lire which damaged his grocery store at South Eleventh and Brauish (streets early yesterday morning. John Horback of 2 German square was arrested yesterday afternoon on a charge of being a suspicious person.

It is alleged that Horback was seen coming out of the ptore about five minutes before the fire started. The damage to the store was estimated at about SI, 500. Making Good The Marines, Pershing's Regulars and the National Arniv are making nrrrwl ill T-T i r. WyV'-'V. Ill A- IlliVV We at home must also make good "We must save the money to keep our brave boys at the front fully equipped, paid and fed.

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THEDA BARA CLEOPATRA The Production Ever Made. COST $1,000,000.00 GRAND New Million IHlllar I'hoto i t. mitmuoa 10 A. M. to il M.

Week Monday, August 5th OXSTANCK TALMADGK in Pair of Silk Stockings Offleial War llutlrlio T.rand eekly nritee Trnvelocue. SI. i'liORias Mark Senuett t.oaird), "tier Hlightrd I.ove." Sjitiphony OrcheNtra and Orgnn All IJny. Prlee nnd l.ogeit and Uoiti o5c. i)jy' i a fl ROWI-AND TODAY Pittsburgh Officers Are Cited for Bravery Maj.

Allen Donnelly and Lieut. William II. Allen, members of the old Eighteenth Regiment. J. G.

have been cited for bravery in France, according to a dispatch received in Pittsburgh last night. Both served in the Eighteenth Regiment on the Mexican border and accompanied the One Hundred and Eleventh Regiment to France on April 20. Maj. Donnelly, aged 33, is a son of Capt. Charles Donnelly, a Civil War veteran, who died in 1916.

He joined the Eighteenth Regiment seven or eight years ago. He was educated in Shadyside Academy, Pittsburgh, and in Andover. He formerly was in the oil business. Mrs. Donnelly of 572y Fifth avenue is his step-mother.

Lieut. Allen went from Shadyside Academy to the University of Pittsburgh, where he graduated with honors from the school of economics in He enlisted in the Eighteenth Regiment as a private when it went to he Mexican border in 1916, gaining his second lieutenancy at Mt. (iretna. On the outbreak of the present war he was in the employ of the Hell Telephone Company in the publicity department. He was appointed first lieutenant while on guard duty at Saltsburg.

and left for Camp Hancock last fall. He joined his regiment, the e- Hundred and Eleventh, at the front and has been cited for bravery and recommended for a medal and promotion for obtaining information of the exact position of various segments of the attacking enemy. With a patrol Lieut. Allen penetrated the depths of the forest and established positions not only for our groups, but for the enemy's as well. The old Eighteenth Pennsylvania now ha four officer? -cited for valor and recommended for promotion for hazardous actions outside the line of duty.

Several Churches Hold Open Air Union Meetings Members of many Lawrencevil'e congregations held a community service in Arsenal Park last evening under the auspices of the Pittsburgh Council of Churches. Tho principal speaker was the D. Imbrie. A sacred concert was given by the boys' band of the Loyesville Lutheran Orphans' Home. The Rev.

Dr. Arthur D. Hilton delivered tie address at the outdoor services last evening at Shady avenue and Walnut street held by congregations of the Calvary Protestant Episcopal, the East End Christian and the Shady Avenue Baptist churches. Music was furnished by thi' combined choirs. Weekly services of Cue Protestant Episcopal churches of Pittsburgh were held yesterday afternoon at Shniihfield street and Second avenue with the Rev.

Dr. W. F. Shero- of Crcensburg and the Rev. George W.

Lamb of Jeannette as the speakers. The Rev. W. H. Anthony presided.

There was special music. The East End Reformed Presbyterian Church held an open-air meeting yesterday afternoon with the Rev. 10. K. Pat ton in charge.

Burned Child Dies in Home. From burns the entire body caused when her clothing caught fire shortlv af'er 8 o'clock yesterday morning while she was playing in front of a gas siove in her home at 1012 Spring Oarden avenue. Rose age. i daughter of Phillip Morc.hi, died her home an hour later. Rupture Kills 7,000 Annually S'vm ijersoTT? arh arf lai'l burial tertificaie if Injt; marked "Vhy? tlin Tort una i 'U 'e' te i thm selves or had b-en Vl: r.

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Iotiia. for FRK5Z rial Plapao and the Information necessary. PITTSBURGHER IS MADE ENSIGN ASSISTANT TO COMMANDER WICKERSHAA Harry l.anhln. Chief Boatswain's llaie Harry Laughlin. Pittsburgh, and graduate of the Shadyside Academy and the University of Pittsburgh, has just been commissioned an ensign in the United Slates Xavv.

He will be attached to the naval recruiting station. Union Arcade Building, and will be the assistant to Commander D. P. Ensiern Laugh-lin.

his intimates familiarly call him. was secretary of the Aniericus Republican Club before he enlisted in the Navy December 31, 1317. Italians Dedicate Park And Large Service Flag School Children Participate in Exercises With Patriotic Songs and Recitations. "Garibaldi Park," a smill area of real estate at Montclair snd Graphic streets, and a service flag with 18 stars were tWlieiited by tho members of the fmall Italian community living near that location yesterday afternoon. School children, all sons and daughters of Italians, with patriotic recitations and songs, participated in the exer-cises.

Councilman P. J. McArdle delivered a patriotic address, principally eulogizing the Italian and American soldiers now together fighting the He predicted, also, that the co-operation of the Alli-'d forces would eventually tlefcat the armies of the Hun. Nicholas Ventura, who presided, raised the flags of the Italian and Belgian nations. The American flag, which floated above all otliers in the center of the park, was raised by Frank McCullen, a 5-year-old schoolboy.

The Britisli and French flags were pulled to their mastheads by Nicholas Cavalier. Among the others who participated in the ceremonies were the following: R. W. AVilliams. chairman of the Fifteenth Ward draft board; Hall of Homestead.

Mrs. McGin-nis. tiield secretary of ihe Mothers of Democracy; William ilazza. Curio, Mary. Louis and Amelia 1'into.

Mrs. Nicholas Ventura. -Mrs. Nicholas Schully. Louis Lucia.

Isabella Torch, Jennie Mercuric, Jennie Fragale, Anthony Schully, Phillip Ventura. Jo-s'-hh Route, Mather and Beatrice Lair and Bessie Derenzo. Submarine Periscopes Destroyed by Fire hue in the Liberty Mirror Works at titfl.l Kelly street at 7:20 o'clock last evening, starting froni an explosion of unknown origin in the rear of tho plnnt, did damage to tin? building and contents. The explosion took place in the acid room, followed by a Hash of name that set lire to the first and second floors of the building. For a time it looked as though the building, which is a.

two-story brick, would be ltd ally destroyed. Several tire-men narrowly escaped a-' id burn when they entered the building, which was dripping H'-id that had been scattered by the fon-e e.f the explosion. The plant is working on a large order for i ii government, ni-ii-h of which was completed and stored on the second floor. The order consisted of periscope. for submarines and mirrors.

The lire was confined principally to the first Jloor. I in in i ifcii.jui.'tf Red Cross Volunteers Are Wanted for France Pittsburgh Chapter Is Asked to Supply at Least 15 Women for Service. National Red Cross headquarters at "Washington" has asked the Pennsylvania Division to recruit at once 60 women to go to Franc? as nurses' aids and lay women helpeis. At least 15 of this number arc wanted from Pittsburgh Chapter. Women who want to get into immediate service in France are urged to get in touch at once with Miss Katherine Dempster, director of Nursing Service, sixth floor.

Chamber of Commerce Building. Under the Red Cross ruling, applicants must be at least ZTi. must have taken, or be taking the Red Cross course in elementary hygiene and home care of the sick and must be without husband, brother or son in the service. Hospital experience and a conversational French are desirable, but may be waived in this urgent call. Those applicants having hospital experience may qualify as nurses' aids.

Thoe without this experience will be lay women's helpers and may he reassigned in France to canteen service, rest stations, hospital huts, where a little knowledge of nursing will be helpful. The Red Cross wants as many full volunteers possible, but if necessary will provide traveling and maintenance expenses and furnish minimum equipment. In cases of exceptional qualification a salary not to exceed Soil a month will be added. The nursing service committee of Pittsburgh Chapter is getting in touch with all women in this community who havo taken the Red Cross course in elementary hygiene and home care of the sick, with a view-to getting them to volunteer their services. There are more than 400 such women in Allegheny county.

Memorial Services Held For Sergt. Frank Downer Memorial services for Sergt. Frank Downr-r, who was killed in France on the first day of the last German offensive, were held at Reechview avenue and Rroadway, last night. The services were arranged by the Beechview Board of Trade and were held on an open lot where the Beechview service flag and honor roll were raised some time ago. The Rev.

E. C. Lindsay, pastor of tiie Beechview M.thodist Episcopal Church, presided and delivered an address. The Rev. M.

L. Chambers, pastor of the Beechview United 'Presbyterian Church, read the Scrip-It lire, and the Rev. Mr. Wilson, pas-, tor of the Beechview Christian I Church, prayed. R.

H. Weaver sang I a r.olo. At the opening of the service bugles from different angles of the 1 grounds sounded reveille and as- sembly and at the conclusion taps were sounded. Sergf. Downer was a member of lie old "Fighting Tenth." He was a member of the Machine, dun Cora-patiy of the One Hundred and Tenth Regiment in France.

He had seen service in the Philippines and on the Mexican border. He formerly lived in Monongahela City. His widow ro- sides in 1453 Rockland avenue. jFIags Are Dedicate I At Community Service A community service flag and American flag were dedicated yesterday afternoon at Montclair and Craphie streets. The service flag contains IS stars, representing men in the service ftom that district.

Nicholas Ventura was chairman of the services and the principal address was made by Councilman P. J. MeArd'e. Alderman W. R.

Williams, chairman of Local Board Xo. 12, Fifteenth Ward: Mrs. Mary K. Mctlinnis. field secretary of the Mothers of Democracy of Allegheny county, and Hall of Homestead also gave patriotic addresses.

The dedications were preceded by a parade of of the community, including a band, mothers of selectives and school children. The services opened with the audience singing "The Star Spangled Banner," accompanied by the band. Following recitations by Miss Mary Duputo and Miss Bessie Derailed, the exercises' closed with the ringing of "America" i by the audience. I The Kind Ton Have Always Bonght has borne the signature of Chas. 11.

Fletcher, and has been made under his personal supervision for over Si) years. Allow no one to deceive you in this. Counterfeits, Imitations and 'Tust-as-g-ood" are but experiments, and endanger tho health of Children Experience against Experiment. What is CASTOR I A Casroria, is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric, Irops and Soothing Syrups. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other narcotic substance.

For more than thirty years it lias been in constant use fortho relief of Constipation. Flatulency, "Wind Colic and Diarrhoea: allaying Feverishness arising therefrom, and. by regulating the Stomach and Koweis, aids the assimilation of Food; giving healthy and natural sleep. The Children's Panacea The JMother's Friend, The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the S7 In Use For Over SO Years thc ecwTMMi ef)MAnr, new roRK cm..

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