Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Clearfield Weekly Progress, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1914, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Volume Friday October Number 17 SURRENDER Kaisers Artillery Cross the Nethe Furiously Shell the City OF mm German Uhlans Overrun All of Northwestern Engaged in Desper ate Fighting With French Cavalry Who Are in Advance of the Infantry of the Allies on Ihe Way to the Besieged Bombardment of Antwerp Began at 3 Oclock This Claims That Bel gians Who Attacked Between thc Outer and Inner Forts Were Re BATTLE LINE IN FRANCE AS IT STANDS AFTER TWO MONTHS OF WANT AUTO RUN By Ntws Servirr Thc war office to jay made the following official an nouncement ficavy fighting between thc great Torces of cavalry continues in the western end of the long battle line In this fighting the infan try only occasionally takes Germans 4Wc have taken Pouai from thc French and the latter have been striv ing to their utmost to drive us out several but iiave been un jccessf We are steadily1 j J Paving and Sewering Operations Pro Douai we captured Wavy batteries and many machine Borough Council Provides Rem edy Against Common Nuisance AWARDS IN HOSE HOUSE WORK Germans Forced to Withdraw That the Germans been forced to withdraw north Arras is thc chief announcement Map showing the deadlocked battle line in France and the positions of the opposing struggle on the extreme left of the F rench forces fire alarm was taken up and the comj mittce on public property was direct ed to investigate the matter and rci port at the Jhcxt meeting of j after which the meeting The mighty EEMAN who is believed to be a hardened crim going under several The j sheriff made several trips in this and other states in his search for and his determination to back for trial were finally LITERARY SOCIETY WILL MEET TOMORROW The first meeting ot the Literary society of the Clearfield High School will be conducted by the Senior class on Friday fr assembly The newly elected officers will have i iiiti meeting and a very interesting pro gram is VIMLOIS are tur dially Sheriff McCloskeys Diligent Search Has Been Rewarded CAUGHT IN WEST VIRGINIA ceeding in a Satisfactory Committee to Investigate Matter of Purchasing Electric Fire Alarm Borough council held their regular jo vuv i MTicially adding that the Ger last night at o MISS Miss Sara who has just returned from Europe and the Holy will address the Trinity Brotherhood on Sunday evening at Ladies are invited to at tend and everyone should as who is Regarded as a Bad was Arrested on the Charge of Breaking Into a Store at Win Jail on Sep tember PeiTy Beaman or Heeman is once more behind the bars in the Clearfield county Perry was arrested in New York state some months ago mans arc not able to advance and the conflict is proceeding with conditions favorable to the success of the On our left in the northern thc enemy has made no pro gress at any He has withdrawn j All the members of the council were 1 present and some important business was The treasurer reported a balance of i in the j Engineer Hess gave a report certain particularly north of j on improvements about town and where the conflict is spread1 stated that the Spruce street sewer out under conditions favorable to j and south Second street pacing were Operations of thc cavalry completed and repairing of forces is now spreading almost as j from Walnut to Ogden ave north as the Between the j He also reported that the rivers Somme and the in the j cement base for paving part of j region of the enemy is always j North Second street will be completed in but we have taken thc greatj this SMALL FIRE IN EAST END THIS AFTERNOON A small blaze vas discovered on the second floor of Godfrey John sons residence on Dorey this afternoon about but was extin guished before the fire companies ar No damage was to I on the charge of being implicated in the robbery of the Winburne Hpeman now serving a sentence for part of the positions we were com pelled to yield Germans Hold Mihiel At north of the Aisne thc com pactness of the German troops appear to have At the center between Kheims and thc Mcuse there is nothing to report on the heights of the Between Verdun and Mihiel the enemy hns withdrawn to Continued from face Fivr British Capture Two Prizes By Inirrniiioiwl Hong The German steamer Tannenfeis and the American steamer Rio Pasic have been brought in here by British ships as prizes of Pointing the Opera Burgess Calahan recommended grad i ing Third between the side walk and the in order to pre vent wate lying on the sidewalks in the winter The council will coni sidcr this recommendation at the next Solicitor Urey presented an ordin ance regulating the use of the cut out of horns and whistles on automo which was unanimously adopt The board of health reported but three erases of communicatahle dis eases in the During the month of September one case of measles and two of typhoid James of the Fourth was recommended by Messrs Overly and and Heck to fill the vacancy caus ed by the resignation of Buck from the Barton was unanimously j The Firemens Relief association i asked for anappropriation of j for Frank Shilcoth on account of sicki ness caused by exposure at the Wood land The special committee on the crecJ tion of hose houses reported that the iarpemer work of thc Fourth ward house had been awarded to the brick work to iVwrinYk i The matter of installing an electrii Judge Bell in Judge Singleton Bell is helping Judge Whitehead in the trial of cas es in the Lycoming county courts this week I the On September first last Perry quietly slipped out of the jail when a trusty relaxed his vigil and Sheriff McCloskey has been hunting him RECEIVED CHECK FOR LEMUEL ROOT The local of the Ancient Order United American Workmen has check which the or der pays to Lemuel whose a member of the died The promptness with which this money was paid shows the excellent business efficiency of the or At a meeting of the last evening eight were adthfttetl and there are a number on the list awaiting grand master of was present at the j meeting last Kaisers Troops Out Under Conditions Said to beEavorqble to Allies Prominent Italian Declares Him self for Pinehot PENROSEENIMTOE WORKMEN flbt aingl Defeat Having Oyster On Thursday October tti ia the year of 1014 the Ladies Aid of the West Side church an supper they will Y ou are all j cordially invited for your moneys j worth you will siirely receive It i will only cost you 25 cents and the first on the job will be served the so get your get your Receiving a tip that Perry was in Uckets Wnatever you do do not West the sheriff went to j miss It thnt state and located his man near the town arresting him and j Nearly 1500 bringing him to the county prison this j The number of hunters licenses is by the treasurer of Clearfield Sheriff McCloskey deserves greatcounty has almost reached the 1500 credit for having run down this i ON THE EVE OF THE BIG BATTLE Enthusiastic Fans Gather at Shibe Park to Await Opening of World Series wV Germans Defeat Taking Many Prisoners Rv dv The ill thf pOV war office offi eminent of Suwalki have been repuls today the Aus the enemy TOO prisoners trains and Germans along the Vistula ami H machine liaw efferteU a junction against In minor successful engagements in Poland we captured 4500 prisoners It is also officially stuttti ol Ua By Scrrin anyone wanted to Belgian refugees fleeing before the Germany army without crossing thc Atlantic he has only to go out to Shibe park tonight and take a look at the ardent fans lining up at the gate in order to be on top when the word to let in the multitude is giv ven occasion it is to be hoped no American needs to be the first game of the worlds baseball series between the Philadel phia champions of thc American and the Boston the peerless of the National Many odd and grotesque scenes were enacted in the fitful light and shade outside the park Men and boys of all ages sat or lay in more or ful Here snrl thfp a gail a woman fan squatted on a camp or a snjip drawing her wrap around her with a shiver per a bit of AS for the their chocolate in came in liquid form and referred to I The as roi Englishman was especially long because Shibe Park is not so roomy as other na tional league Us capacity is about and thats about all that will SIUICCTC in THE SCHEDULE Philadelphia Oct del s Oct Series to be decided by bfcst four out of Place of seventh if one is to be decided by flip of a Heavy Fighting Between Great Forces of Cavalry in Claim to Have Captured Many Big Guns From the French at Dwui the Attempts of the French Oust Them From Kaisers Armies Steadily Progress According to Berlin Germans Still Hold Mihiel and On Right Bank of the s By Internntimal fr general bom bardment of Antwerp began at 3 this after the final de mand of the Germans that the city surrender had Late yesterday the Germans storm ed across the river desperate ly fighting all the way Then there was a lull of several hours wljilis a messenger from the German bearing a white formally de manded the surrender of the Belgians Refused The Belgian commander sent a re ply to the stating that surrender at this time was Thereupon the Germans the river with their artillery and began bombarding the Wounded Germans stated that then were Germans besieging Ant Uhlans Swarm the All northwestern Belgium swarmf with fighting desperately td hurl back the French which preceded the infantry of the coming to the rescue of the Belgians Attack Belgians ed the between the outer aiitf the inner forts after we had ed a breach enabling us to approact the city but they were Under English sayt the Belgian ministers fled from Ant werp to the new Jel government is under the tion of English dreadnoughts in thf It is officially admitted thi German siege guns are hurling blows against Antwerp The Belgians are fighting1 dcsperat but the Germans b moved Removed to Washington Belgia that Jthi Belgian government has removed from Antwerp to a Quaker is mourning that fact to declaring that whoever is responsible therefor is a crimin al and a base The hotels are filled with leading fans of other and in the lob this evening there was much joshing and some wagering between the devotees of thetwo The favored Athletics slightly rul ing about 5 to Few were willing to predict the length of the which will be hard fought without a doubt and may ro the limit of seven There was a deal heard about the mous ranging up to and Undoubtedly many pasteboards found their way into the haiwkers hands despite the efforts of the Nationtl Reserved seat prices here are fixed at and These prices are the same as will obtain at except tljiere will be a small block of 50 cents seats in the Every of tickets had to i buy admission to three In j case i these tickets are invalidated byj the failure of the contending clubs to play a third game in either of the the money will be In case of either a postponement or a tie the teams will to playj in the city where the start was made i until two full games are j All thc games will be called at 2 j j Giving an indication of the interest j the American people take in i it may be noted that more than newspaper writers are here to re1 port the series for their There j are even correspondents here from which is an extension of the j United States as far as sport j and the Pacific Coast is well reprej j The umpires will follow American League rales here and National Lea gue rules in In the National for Its Purpose the Improvement of Conditions Among the Wage Earn ers of this By International News Service Di president of the Italian American alliance of the United States of who has been closely identified movements to better the condition of the Italian im migrant in this denounces Penrose and He declared that the Italian immigrant has exploited by the Astern of which Penrose is the exponent in Pennsylva He declared himself for Gifford Di Beiarclino declared that in the present crisis which confronts the he believes that every whether naturalized or and j from whatever country he should oppose to thc limit of his powJ er the reelection of Senator i consider for i moment the I condition of the laborer who comes from foreign countries and lands said Di Qn j der the political system built up by Senator these cnn be throwninto most dangerous occuj pations and if they are killed or man gled there is no workmens compen satif n to protect the west ern part of the state it is a notorious fact that such great corporations as the bath tub employ hun dreds of foreigners among them It These men are subject to lead poisoning and other occupational dis eases and are left This terrible condition of affairs can be laid directly at the doors of Penrose and the Penrose be cause at the last session of the state legislature when a bill was introduced to conserve the lives of the men who work in thesanitary ware shops where they may contract lead the measure was defeated by the Penrose lieutenants in the This human legislation is in force in some twenty states of our union Continued from Page FhteX TwoBtinibs Dropped In Pom By International A German aeropanv flew over Paris and the northern sub urbs and dropped two bombs on St One of the bombs injured hrcc i The other failed to Has Moved to Jaraey Grover Graham moved family from Clearfield to Austrian Warships Sunk And 600 Men Lost officers and lost their lives toj gloFrench to bottom day when six Austrian warships were j within a lew minutes after striking by contact with submarine mines i which are believed off the coast in the Adhave been placed Austriaa gov riafcic
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.