Clearfield Progress, May 27, 1914

Clearfield Progress

May 27, 1914

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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - May 27, 1914, Clearfield, Pennsylvania THE CLEARFIELD PROGRESS VdhmwVffl Clearfield, Penmylrania, Wednoday, Ma? HI HONOR OF WAR VETERANS f-, Day to tie Observed In Clearfield EXERCISES IN OPERA HOUSE Onttion Will Be Delivered by Rev. Horace Lincoln D. p., of 1 Altoona J. Fred Weaver, Jr., Marshal of Parade, of Wr.lch There Will be Two Divi- sions. f Veterans of the Civil and Spanlsh- Jtoerican wars, civic societies, fire- man and will participate in Memorial day exercises to be held la on Saturday next, dtisene -will contribute flowers for the iecoration of the graves of the departed veterans, and the following fTogram of exercises "will be the rnJer of tbe day: The exercises at the opera house jegin at 1.15 P. M. and will be follows: Prayer, Rev. 3. P. Kelly. Music, band. Selection, Quartette Introduction, HOD. Thos. H. Murray Memorial oration, Rev. Horace Lin- coln Jacobs, D. D: Selection. Quartette. Prayer, Rev. 15. C. Reeve, D. D! MEMORIAL DAY COMMITTEES. General Committee. D. H. Barnett, chairman; W. P. Mahaffey, 3. Fred Weaver, Jr.. G. D. Hunk, John M. Chase, James But- ton, Walter Welch. Alfred- Graham, Swncel 8noke, Capt. E. Clark. W. I. Swoope. Automobile Committee. John M. D. C. Burkett, C. EI6HT SHORT STORIES 'he first Appears In the Progress Today and Others Coming. Have you ever read a abort atory recalled t with pleasure months or years af- erwards.? There are such stories, al- hough they are not plentiful. Some lion stories of less than a news- paper page have brought the writers ne thousand dollars, or even more, nt sucfe prices are also uncommon. American authors have written he beat short stories that the world has produced. Some of these' ales will live as long as literature nduree. Prize short stories are al- ays protected by copyright, and In onsequence only those who take the magazine or periodical in which the rite story appears' have- an oppor- tunity to enjoy It. The paper Is fortunate in being able to make the announcement that we have secured to publish tha Progress eight of the world's greatest short stories. The first of lie series, "The Man Without a by Edward Everett Hale, will appear today. Watch for these famous short stories, and tell your friends about he new feature, to be had in this section only -In the "Clearfield Pro- gresa W Towrenoe. Invitation Committee. Daniel fl .Baruett, chairman; Wil Hem Button, Samuel H, Snofce Plitanefe-Cemmttfee. Alfred Grajham, chairman, George V. Blleabexger, Welch. 'Program Committee. W. P> Mahaffey, chairman; James dceoration 2222 V. O'Laughlln, J, Pred Weaver, Jr. The Parade. Chief Marshal, .Ueut. J. Fired Weaver, Jr. Aset. Marshal, Lieut. J. Ward Tx> Asst. Marshal, Chief of the Fire Department, J. D. Con-nelly. First Division. Police Patrol, Ftre Co. No. 1, 3rd Ward Hose Co., Fifth Regiment Band 2nd Ward Hose Co., 4th Ward Hose Second Division. High School Band, American Me- chanics, Drum Corps, P. O. S. of A Red Jao. Spanish War Veterans, Vet In automobiles. Exercises at Cemetery. Selection, Quartette. Idncoln's Gettysburg Speech, Col Jaa. P. O'Laughlln. Cornet Duet, "Departed Days" bj Messrs Bridge and Kester, of Fifth Hegtment Band. Military Salute, Spanish War Vete mns. Benediction, RFV. R. C. Peters. Taps, F. D. Order of Parade. First Logan com mandlng. Form on Market street Tltfit reat'ag at Opera house. Second Division Chief Connelly commanding. Form on South Seconlaces and dates of the county demon strations follow: Tuesday, June 2nd, Jerome Thomas Coalport. Wednesday, June 3rd, Clearfield County Home, Clearfteld. Thursday, June 4th, W. L. DeHaas, Pentz. Friday, June 5th, Haskell G. Kunes Ceewaydln. PROSPECTS FOR PEACE NOW ENCOURAGING Adninlstration PteassS Witt Developainls at Niagtra. Washington, May Mexican situation exhibited these cardinal de- velopments: The Huerto und American missions at Niagara Falls were neuring accord oa the disposition of the troublesome land problem, one of tbe causes of Mexican unrest. A satisfactory basis for resolving tbp dispute the Huerta govern- ment and the United States, the inter- national phase of the question, was declared to have been reached. Denial was made that Carranza had refused to consider any form of media- tion proposals. Some men in the con- ference of the Constitutionalist declar- ed that be was closely watching pro- ceedings at Niagara Falls and seriously considering some proposals. Of those developments the view was taken in some quarters that reportn that the two missions sought to op the vexing agrarian problem In spirit of conciliation seemed moat en- couraging. The Huerta delegates wen- said to have receded from their orig Inal position that the land Issue for internal solution only, while the American mission gave ground from their first viewpoint that it should settled at the mediation proceedings. With that factor giving off adjustment, tbe hope srew in tration circles -flint further nsgresstvf Movements by American trorops In Mcx ico could In- '-nverted and pence ultl mately restored in the southern re- public. PRIMARY VOTE AS COMPILED Good Headway FIGURES VOTERS MAY STUDY Pen rose Carried County, But Re- ceived 628 Leu Than Were Cast for Rowland for Congress, Or. Miller's Large Vote. The county commissioners Monday completed the tabulation, of the Demc cratic and Republican votes cast at the primaries on May 19 and ate ow engaged In computing the Waah ngton party votes. The figures fol- low: REPUBLICAN. U. S. Senator. Dlmmick. 906 Pemrose 1196 Governor. Brumbaugh 1096 Cauffiel 613 Ritte- 117 Wood 237 Congress, 21st District. Rowland 1824 Member State Committee. Caldwell State Senator. Swoope Date Hoover Miller DEMOCRATIC U. S. Senator. A. Mitchell Palmer Henrv Budd Governor. Vaice C. McConnick M. J. Ryan Congress. Tobias Benson State Senator. Patterson Chronfster Assembly. Baumao Bell ,v Brcwn Gingery Hesa Holes Hoover McDorraott Rear! Rowlps State Commltteeman. W. A. Hagerty J. H. Weaver WASHINGTON. U. S. Senator. Glfford Pinchot S71 1213 212 565 1324 1736 877 1662 1117 2020 621 1809 714 827 707 1052 424 189 673 882 1009 575 1277 1209 643 HOSTON TRIAL HEARING END Defense Springs Hypothetical Case on The Court SLAYER SUBJECT TO EPILEPSY CAMP FIRE GIRLS Three New Members Initiated A Bicycle Trip Taken. The Camp Fire girls initiated three new members on Saturday. The girls were: Margaret Row, Eugenia Mit- chell and Josephine Lindetnuth. Chaperoned by Mrs. Philip Read and Miss Carrie Powell, the follow- Notlce, Second Ward Fire Co. ing girls bicycled to Camp Goldenrod A special meeting of Second Ward j Catherine Wallace, Mary Liveright Governor Charles N. Brumm 264 William Draper Lewis 4.14 Lieutenant Governor. Percy F. Smith 646 Secretary of Internal Affairs. Fred E: Lewis Congress-at- Large. Lex N. Mitchell Arthur R. Rupley Anderson H. Walters Harry Watson Congress, 21st District. Gniy B. Mayo Member State Committee. Jama--; Mitchell State Senator. AloiMio E. Moulthrop Representative Barle G. Boose Edward Lip-part G. IJ. Planten A. G. Woodward 64 617 560 580 555 605 619 607 542 410 405 440 AFRAID OF PINCHOT G. O P Organ Regards Htm as Only Competitor of Penrose The Franklin Evening News, pub- lished at Franklin, Pa., known as General Charles Miller's paper am a Republican party organ, frankly ad raits that it regards Gilford Pinchot no the fire company will be held In No. 1 fcall Thursday evecins. May 28, for the purpose of getting new uniforms. All members are requested to be present By order of J. K. Potter, foreman. May 27 2t. Catherine DimeUng, Grace Mitchell, Margaret and Virginia Linde- The Workman's Mercantile store be closed all day on Saturday.. muth. Washington party nominee, and A. Mitchell Palmer, Democrat, dangerous competitor with Boies Pen rose for the United States senatcr- sMp. The News says: "Palmer's election is not probable. and the fact will appear more and i more evident as the merciless invest! gallon of men characteristic of a campaign goes on. The real fight is j Penrose and Pinchot. and it i is going to be a very lively one." Dr Yeaney Gave It as His Opinion That Hoston, In the Absence of a Shown Method For the Crime, Was Not in Right Maind at the Time. The attorneys for the prisoner in the case in which Clayton- Hoeton was charged with the killing of James Dunkle near Cataract on Sun- day, April fought hard to the nergo from the electric chair. Tuesday afternoon and evening were devoted by, the court in hearing the testimony for the defense, and the case was held up pending the consid- eration of a hypothetical question prc pounded to Dr. Yeaney. It Is the plea of the defense that Hoston killed Dunkle while he, Hos- ton, was suffering from the effects of an epileptic fit. It is claimed by Hoston that his mind was a blank from the time he rose from his chair in the dance house and started to- ward the door until sometime after- wards, when he found himself under arrest. Long Legal Battle A lengthy legal controversy ensued this morning when the counsel for the prisoner presented its hypotheti- cal question, the gist of which was whether or not Dr Yeaney in the absence of any motive shown by the commonwealth for the killing of Dunkle, in view of the peculiar actions of Hoston after tne crime In trying to kick panels off the fence, n wandering around the country, In returning to the house in? which the killing took place early the next morning, in viewing the dead man and in making no attempt to escape Hoston might have been suf- fering from mental aberration due possibly to a sudden attack of ep- lepsy. The question was finally admitted and Dr. Yeaney stated that he :hought Huston was not responsible 'or his crime because, in the doctor's opinion the crime was such a hideou one it was impossible to believe that a man who was en good terms with the dead man, who had shaken hands with him and had drank with him, would commit the deed In his right senses. Commonwealth's Question. The commonwealth then presented to Dr. Yeaney the question whether a man who had shown symptoms of a peculiar state of mind; who had walked to Dunkle's side, placed his arm around him, drew a knife from its sheath, used the knife to stab and slash Dunkle, walk out of the house, reappear next morning af- ter hiding al) night, trying to run away when told to halt, was at the time suffering from an epileptic fit. The doctor said that under such circumstances he was of. opinion that the man was not in a fit. Dr. Stewart on Stand Dr. S.C. Stewart was called to the stand a.n-d given a hypothetical qu-es tion by the commonweaVth differing firojn that asked Dr. Yeaney only in constructirn. Dr. Stewart declared it as his opinion that a man who acted as Hoston didwasmot in an epileptic fit at the time. It is expected that the case go to the jury sometime today. The prisoner, when on the stand Tuesday, declared that he had no recollection of anything that ed from the time he gave his guitar to a woman to at 1 o'clock on Sunday mc-rn-ing until 5 o'clock the same morning, wheii he found him self lying behind a log about 400 feet from the house in which Dunkle was killed. It was shown by witness- es that Hoston had returned to the house, gazed at the corpse and then started to walk toward Cataract.wher he was shot and arrested. High School Students Enjoy a Day on the Mitchell Farm. The High School seniors, chaperon- ed by Prof. Henderson, walked to the Mitchell farm Tuesday held a picnic. Some of the thinking that the walk was too short, sauntered on past the road that tod to the grounds and had the pleasure of walking back to the place again. The class wae given a warm wel- ome by the bugs and mosquitoes. A smudge fire made by the Boy Sconte helped to tell them that the clan wouM be just as happy without their company. A big swing was found and used. Many ventursome lade and lassies climbed the dizzy height to the little :abln In the trees. The great athletic stunt of the evening was Paul Watson's climbinc rope. A Joyous game of tree tag neded the affair, and all returned to their homes, tired and happy. HIGH SCHOOL BAND Discourses. Delightful Muelo on the Streets on Monday Night. The high school baud spent sever- al hours on the streets on Monday evening, during which time they ren- dered many selections which wwre greatly appreciated by the listeners. The high school band is composed of the young men. and boys of the Clearfield public schools, under the leadership of Prof. Rockwell. and is making great progress. The band a credit to Cleartield, and ie Im- proving steadily. It has been suggested that as a mark of appreciation, the business men of town might provide the boys with uniforms, and it is certain that a .neat uniform would be appreciat- ed by the boys. will SENIOR OUTING Annual Medical Convention. The oldest national medical society the American Institute of Homeop- f.thy, will hold Us 70th annual con- vention at Atlantic City, June 29 to July 4, inclusive. Dr. W. S. Piper, of learfield, wilt take part in the ing. man's Hone tile Methodist :he district wtB Trinity church. CloarOeU. day and Friday, large number of pectod to be >rsaert. a Bui meeting to aettotpated. gran Cor the two lows: Tlwreiwyv M, Keynote service, Mrs. Woodcock. Hymn 3U. Prayer, Mtae Hjrmu 410. exchange ofThoachta that leaned the Lord one to amd the Laid ened, and heard It. a. remembrance was wrlttam for them that feared the Lavi, Ml' that thought Kia nrniir Thureday, Mf) M. Devotione. Mtae Words of Welcome, Mn Cord. Response. Mn. W. B. CoW Mfnuteaot Reports of WOMAN'S CLUB HAS INTERESTING SESSION Papers Read and Officers Are Elected For Present Year The regular monthly meeting of the Woman's club was held last eve- ning in the High school building. Af- ter the regular routine of opening ex- ercises tbe club discussed the report of the flower committee. Eighty-eight children have been enrolled In the flower raising contest. The Interest taken in any thing of this kind, by the Third ward child- ren Is remarkable. A majority of the entrants in this contest are Third ward children. Im the May basket contest three of the prizes went to that part of town. The first prize in this contest Is the second and several prizes are ottered. Each child who takes part receives a biilb. Later a flower show will be held. More. George Read read a very In- teresting paper upon- "The ,Past of tiie Club." This review of the year's work brought to mind many things that have been accomplished by the club. Mrs. Chas. T. Kurtz read a pap- er, "The which the club hopes will be fulfilled in the coming year. The following officers were elected as follows: Pres. Mrs. George Read. 1st vice prse., Mrs. B. M. Fast. 2nd vice pres. Mrs. E. W. Hess Secretary, Mrs. Chas. Kurtz. Treasurer, Mrs. Philip Read. The work of the coming year was discussed, and year hock. also the propective CROSS COUNTRY RUN to OHM MM sBSswriinY Wertc of Active at The Reports otdepHtMtt Mmalc. Italian work. Mtas Roll call of Methods hour, retary.. Roll call of Qneea Music. Benediction. Thursday. P. M. Music. Devotions, Rev. H. R. Music. Address, Her. W. P. Offering. Benediction. Friday 9 A. M. Executive neetUi- 10 A. M. Closing Election of officers. Reports of committees Unfinished business. Place of next meeting. Benediction. Officers of Society. Among the officers of the are the following: President. Mrs. Sarah Bradtor. Altoona. Vice president, Mffs. T. H. ry, C'enrfield. Corresponding secretarr, Mrs. L. Woodcock. Hollldayebnrg. Recording secretary. Mrs. i. Lowe, Altoona. The district managers are: Mrs. J G. Harklns, PhllipetMini. Mrs. Clara McCord, Clearfleld. Mrs. A. C. Woodcock. Bellefcwttk Mrs. Eddy, State College. Mrs r H. Eynoc, Altoona. Therf Strawberry! Social will be a strawberry social- Great Interest Stirred Up Over the Coming Athletic Event. The coming cross country run to be} strong, i held ia Kane, Pa., June 20. under j Clearfield, Pin the basement of West Side M. E. j j the auspices cf the Y. M. C. A. Is BANKERS TO MEET HOE Group 6 to Have Session In field on Memorial Day. Clearfield will be the Mecca the bankers next Saturday, Group 6 of the Pennsylvania association will meet fa a sir-a with the Central Bankers' association at the hotel. Group six comprises all of the tional banks and trust in Bedford. Blair. Cambria, Clearfleld and Huntingdon and the Central Pennsylvania association comprises the banks and trust compaalee In Cambria, Clarion-, Indiana and Je stirring up great interest throughout prominent speakers counties. Memorial day Ladies desiring to earn good men- i ey durirg leisure hours at lion'e by i pleasant, profitable work, send ten j cents for complete outfit and instruc-; keening and furnished rooms ticns. Home Sewing Club, 110- 13th roomers. Good location. Inquin May 25 5: Avenue, Altoona, Pa. Rooms For Rent. Remodleed rooms for light house-! for! of' May 27 j Pollock's Bargain store. May 27 6t. caas church, Friday evening. May un-1 Western Pejmsyi-vania. it promises toipWa, Pittsburgh. Johnstown dre the auspices of R. M. Haney s; be on biggest Sunday school class. Admission, lOc. j ,n Proceeds for benefit debt fund. j The comjnittee in charge ls prov- ing liberal Ir. its choice of prizes, asd sovra medals and trophies of ex- cellent quality will fce awarded. Loral rur.ners should miss this opportunity. May 2 73t. j Corn and Peas. i Ten cans of tomatoes are sold In this countrv to five cans of com and two from Phi Bel ever'ton and State College will the meeting. The local making every effort to visitors in a. befitting manner. or pens. frr gentrel wcrk In small family. 210 street. May ST X. lEWSPAPERI ;