Indiana Evening Gazette, January 9, 1914

Indiana Evening Gazette

January 09, 1914

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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - January 9, 1914, Indiana, Pennsylvania a Si 1 W ill X INDIANA FRIDAY JANUARY 9 1914 Express gates Will Be Lowered on February First Railroads Have Been Given More Instructions Drittking Water and Cups Must Be Placed in Sta tions and Cars CAPITOL NEWS GOSSIP Harrisburg Jan All railroad companies engaged in passenger traf fic are required by an order issued by the public service commission tonight to provide a sufficient quantity of water for drinking purposes on every car used for passengers and to have sufficient sanitary drinking cups to al low each passenger one for individual use The order also requires that an ac cessible and sufficient supply of water and cups shall be provided in each of the agency stations of the railroads engaged in passenger traffic go into effect at once It is to Harrisburg Jan committee to draw up a plan to submit to the next legislature for systematic rosid improvement in Pennsylvania was named at a conference of men of var ious parties and organizations held here todayr The meeting was called by the Pennsylvania Good Roads asso ciation with the idea of trying to reach an agreement by aH forces in terested in the betterment of the roads of the state and was attended by 25 men representing the state grange state Federation of Labor good roads and highway associations political parties andv other organizations Frank Bell secretary of the Good Roads association presided The com mittee named includes Mr Bell chair man exSenator John S Fisher Indi ana Vance C McCormick Harris Tburg William T Creasy master of the state grange State Treasurer R K Young James H Maurer president of the Federation of Labor and one other to be named The committee will probably recom inend a law permitting the employ ment of prison labor on roads and sys tematic appropriations for township roads maintenance of state highways and general construction Farms for Right of Way Agents for the B R P railway during the past week have purchased three or four farms between Marion Center and Richmond where heavy work is to be done on the proposed double tracking of the Indiana branch The right of way has been secured through several other farms The Last Day Saturday January 10th 1914 is the last day in which you can join the Christmas Savings Club at the SAV INGS TRUST COMPANY To meet the demands for enrollment The Company will keep open all af ternoon and evening Do not let the opportunity pass join yourself and induce your friends to join with you Everybody is welcome Announcement I wish to state that the four men arrested charged with enticing the young Indiana girl away from this place never played at the Globe The atre FRANK FISCUS Manager Not Jsh Ga but Ich Sehr Froeljch Wahr Because I have at last found the best pipe tobacco I ever smoked is Box Try it For sale only at INDIANA CJGAR v John Z Simpson will sell you 25 Post Cards for 5c Many worth that each Dick Thompson is closing out Sweaters at 14 off Closing put last years stock at half Smiths Wall Paper Store P gee the new cutout 92 Cyril Com piete in ftv parts Pictures start at 3 and 3 15 Wedding Has Been Denied Rossiter Girls Nuptial An nouncement Work of Practical Joker Punxy Spirit Jan Spirit recently received a signed communi cation stating that Miss Gertrude Roney of Rossiter had been married to William Smith of Barnesbpro Since the communication was signed its authenticity was not doubted and it was given publication It was learn ed today that the writer was tiying to perpetuate a practical joke and that the details of the article were untrue The Spirit intends to see that the practical joker perpetuates no more jokes of a like nature Intentionally conveying misinformation to a news paper is an offense that is punishable by fine and imprisonment The Gazette also published a no tice of the wedding and is glad to make the correction DONATION OF Twelve Volumes Presented to the In diana Free Library The committee in charge of the Free Library and Reading Room wish to thank Frank Zeigler for his gen erous donation of one dozen books to the Free Library Good books are al ways welcome The Reading Room on North Sixth street will be closed until next Mon day on account of the repairs that are being made Caldwell Heads Bank Scalp Level Jan first an nual meeting of the Merchants Min ers Bank of Scalp Level held Tues day resulted in the election of the following board of directors John R Caldwell of Indiana A W Brinham C J Wissinger C W Ripple B L Simpson W T Geddes and Frank Prosser The directors met at once and elected John R Caldwell presi dent and Dr A W Brinham vice president The Daily Orders Now Being Placed For spring suits and shirts made to your order js an item We want you to know that when it comes to quality fit and satisfaction our reputation can be had best from one of our custom ers and theres hundreds to be seen WINE WINE John Z Simpson will sell you Jewel ry Pictures Pottery and Post Cards cheaper than you ever purchased in your lives before if you will only call at once as his lease expires in a few days Parents Attention No matter what heritage you leave child will some day be depen dent on SELF If left with a fortune already earned the habits formed in early years will determine how wisely that fortune will be spent or used The best object lesson your child can have in the care of money and its earning power is a savings account at this bank Help him to join our Sav ings Club now and teach him to add a little to it each week this will form a good habit and when he finds what the result is at the end of the year he will be so much pleased he will con tinue the habit 89x FARMERS BANK of Indiana Shirts you have seen and admired now at prices at which you will mar vel and be pleased They are Wine which is the best to be 50c tiej for Yoij but you cao its nearly teU a njan by bis clothes 14 off All Suits and Overcoats lUck 92x lots aj half regular P 92 i Stare in 4 Kittanning Leader Says Our Judgeship Will Affect Fight for Congress FIELD WOULD BE OPEN Kittanning Leader Jan in the ArmstrongIndianaJefferson Clarion congressional situation at present appears to be largely centered on the uncertainty of J N Langhani the present incumbent to seek a third term or to restrain his political ambi tion for two years and run for judge in Indiana county at that time Ac cording to reports Mr Langham finds it extremely difficult to decide which is the wisest move for him to make and his decision it seems will have an im portant bearing on the congressional fight If he concludes to run for re as some of his neighbors are Committee Will Recommend Prison Labor and Syste matic Appropriations FISHER ONE OF THEM The legislative committee of the State Grange tonight adopted a reso lution calling for a committee to in quire into the expenditures of the de partments of the state government and to ask about the publication of reports especially of the auditor gen eral and department of internal affairs which it is charged have been delayed A resolution was also adopt ed demanding that the highway de partment publish a report showing overhead charges in detail and a state ment of the cost of construction and t vwow WJ UUtl trying to persuade him to do it is not maintenance of roads per mile but that attacks will be centered on his candidacy as the representative of the PenroseSmoot Special Privi lege element of the Republican party and an effort made to combine the in dependent forces behind one man run ning on a broad Progressive platform But should Mr Langham conclude to forsake Washington and seek the Indiana judgeship it will leave the congressional field open and a num ber of candidates are expected to par ticipate in the primaries In any event the scene of the real battle will be in the Jefferson and Indiana side of the district according to the opinions of local politicians William Homer Thomas William Homer Thomas formerly of Punxsutawney and known to his friends as Home Thomas died on Wednesday afternoon at his home in Youngstown of cancer if the stomach He was aged 58 years He leaves these children by a former mar riage Mrs Leila Swab of Trade City Mrs Ollie Boslough of Jeannette James Thomas of Punxsutawney his second wife and these children George Ira Robert John and Walter A brother and sister Holt Thomas and Mrs John Weiss both of Punx sutawney are living The funeral services were held this morning in the Reformed church in Punxsutawney and the interment was made in the Old cemetery near Punxsutawney Curiosity James Bence of near Dixonville found an egg the first of this week that was a real curiosity It measur ed 6 12 by 8 34 inches When broken it was found it had two yokes and also a small egg perfect in every way except that it had a soft shell Three eggs as it were Sloans Tomorrow you should attend our Big Stock Reducing Money sav ing opportunities are here Womens and Misses Coats are now being slashed in order to clean up all winter stock Save money on 9 and lOc Muslin at 7 and 7 l2e yard 6 and 7c Calico at 4 l2c yard Womens Rubbers at 39c pair Alarm Clocks at 48c each Gowns at 79c each Embroidery worth lOc yard at 3 l2c Amoskeag and Lancaster Gingham 8c and lOc now 6l2c yard Bath Robes what we have only 12 price big Cotton Blankets value 95c all Furs go ing at 12 price Come in and look around You may see something you need If not you are welcome just the same Our grocery department is kept stocked with a nice line of Groceries all the time SLOAN BROS All Hats except Stetson staples at off Moorhead Bros and Pedestais worth from f fc for and He never Carries Fancy Wares over This WeekOnly You cannot join the Christmas Say ings Club at The Savings Company after this week Enrollment largely in of year AH overcoats Price re The committees demanded the peal of the JonesGibson township dirt road act of 1913 and the en actment of legislation giving greater powers to second class townships in the construction and maintenance of roads Resolutions were adopted demand ing1 that the taxation laws be revised and property be assessed at its actual value for taxation of all kinds William T Creasy master of the grange was named to present the views of the Pennsylvania State Grangers to the congressional com mittee studying rural credits Deputy Factor Inspector James Mc Cann has notified Commissioner of Labor and Industry John Price Jack son that the Huntingdon telephone company has violated the female labor act by employing girls at its Ebensburg exchange too many days in the week and more than the 54 hours fixed as the limit by the act Commissioner Jackson notified Mr McCann January 5 to prosecute the telephone company if it was not obey ing the law I have not been notified by Inspector McCann that he has started said Mr Jack son tonight He probably would no tify me before he brought Calf Record Broken Peter Stear of near Georgeville owns a Jersey cow which he bred to a Holstein A calf was born the other day that weighed 143 pounds when 10 hours old Can you beat that Y M C A Orchestra Call All the Y M C A boys having in struments or that will buy or rent same will please meet at the Y M C A 7 to Friday evening for the first rehearsal Violins are especially wanted Easy music of good class will be used M W F F Pouch The Tailor Announces the following clothing bargains for this month Suits Overcoats and Suits Overcoats to price also Pants reduced in 923579 that great American play with Cyril Scott Complete in 5 parts Monday at the Grand Mat inee 5 and 10 cents Evening 10 and 15 cents Coining to the Globe Monday The a threereel feature equal in production to The James Small figures as textures fabrics and leather are the latest in Wall Pa per We have them Smiths 92 Mackinaws Sweaters and Raincoats Are now selling at 13 off WINE WINE Clqthes may not make the man but they often mar him 14 off ALL Suits Dick Thompson 92x John Z Simpson will sell you tery for a few cents that wouJd be cheap for a few dollars Bros are closing all Mackinaw Coats at 14 off regu lar price Thompson Comptons on Page 3 New Tariff On Express Effective SodfS a Damrosch Coming To Pittsburgh Famous Symphony Orchestra Will Be There On January 15 Among the great number of notable concerts to be given in Pittsburgh this season none is of such special interest to our town music lovers as the visit of Mr Walter Damrosch and his New York Symphony Orchestra who will give a concert in Soldiers Memorial Hall on Thursday evening January 15th Through his annual visits to the Exposition Mr Damrosch has gained a larger following of admirers and devoted music lovers than any other conductor in the country and his return with the complete personnel of his winter orchestra as heard in New York City will be the occasion of an outpouring of every music lover in this community The program will be an unusual one and will be enhanced greatly by tne introduction of explana tory remarks by Mr Damrosch on the numbers to be given As Mr Dam rosch has highly developed the faculty of speaking clearly interestingly and directly upon the subject in hand this innovation will add much to the enjoy ment and appreciation of concertgd ers The announcement is also made that two favorite soloist will lend addition al thep rogram and make the occasion one long to be remember ed Miss Sue Harvard soprano and Mr Selmar Janson pianist will ap pear under the baton of Mr Damrosch at this concert The triple attraction of two popular soloists favorite orchestra making the large seating ca pacity of Soldiers Memorial Hall nec essary for this event Tickets will be on sale at Hamiltons Music Store at prices ranging from fifty cents to two dollars Rev McClure to Speak Ebensburg Jan northern Cambria branch of the1 Billy Sunday AntiLiquor association of Cambria county held a meeting here last even ing and the announcement was made that Dr R E McClure of Blairsville an officer of the AntiSaloon League would speak in the Ebensburg Court House on January Sisters Underwent Operations Miss Susan Weaver daughter Mr and Mrs Algiers Weaver of of Georgeville was taken to the Adrian Hospital Punxsutawney on Monday where she was operated upon for ap pendicitis Her sister Miss Nina Weaver underwent a similar opera tion at the Penn Mary Hospital Heil wood three weeks ago Important Notice Saturday is the last day in which you can join the Christmas Savings Club at the Trust Company To meet the demands for enrollment THE SAVINGS TRUST COMPANY will keep open all afternoon and evening Not only join yourself but tell your friends about it that great American play with Cyril Scott Complete in 5 parts Monday at the Grand Mat inee 5 and 10 cents Evening 10 and 15 cents How to Make Money Hes out of a job No money saved Mighty hard on his family He always intended to save tomor Start to save NOW Join our ings Club and put away a little every week and in case of sickness or trouble you will have something to help along 89x FARMERS BANK of Indiana Wanted To know whose boys must be sacrk fieed tp support the saloons of Indiana Wis year Win the signers of the license petitions please answer W C T U t Dick Thompson AL1 is Rates on Packages from ana Will Be Materially Lowered NO LOSS TO THE U S t n On and after February first small packages can be sent between Indiana and Pittsburgh and intermediate points at a lower rate than at while substantial reductions are to be obtained on long distance hauls such as those to New York Philadelphia Chicago Kansas City and other west ern cities as well as to southern points Heretofore a fivepound shipment to Pittsburgh cost 35 cents under the new rate it will be 22 cents and for 35 cents the old rate a 37pound package can be dispatched A ship ment of 50 pounds to Pittsburgh forv merly cost 60 cents the new price is 40 cents A 100pound shipment to Pittsburgh formerly cost 75 cents now it will be carried for 60 cents These amounts will be practically the IJfl same for the Adams and American Express companies here The long distance hauls is where the advantage is gained the reduction in charges being marked A shipment of meat to a point in Florida that for merly cost in the neighborhood of will after February 1 be dis patched at a little over Corres pondingly low rates can be obtained after the first of this next month Chicago Kansas City New York Philadelphia etc Another feature of the new rulings which go into effect February 1 is that the express companies guarantee absolutely safe delivery of packages intrusted to their care and if lost the sum equivalent to the packages will be refunded The country has been laid out in blocks by the express companies somewhat after the plan of the Parcel Post system and the same rate fixedli for every point located within the same The Adams and Amer ican block station in Indiana is 946 and it is understood that the limit eastward and westward of the Adams block will be Altoona and Pitts burgh respectively As the new tar iffs have not reached the local office of the American company the block limit and rates are not obtainable The new tariff sheets are ratherJ complicated affairs and the agents irAv mastering the figures are not it the easiest task V 8 Vr Vj 1 JA The new rates that will be put into s effect by the express companies Feb 1 will still be in excess of existing parcel post rates so far as the two zones are concerned The terrf tory of these zones includes a radius of 150 miles and in it is J practically twothirds of the post business of the country For the heavier packages sent territory at a greater distance 150 miles the express rates will be lower For distances of 50 miles Qrv F less which would be in the first parcel postdates will be almost per cent lower A 20pound package can be taken for the purpose of illustration because packages of this weight may be to all parts of the country by parcel post Such a package may be sent1 all points within the first and second zones for 24 cents This would in all the territory as far east as caster and as far west as as far north as Buffalo and as south as Baltimore The express to these points will be 84 cents foj 1 20pound package or 10 cents than the parcel post rate Have your papering done rush We have ol terns now in stock Dont forget the basketball the Y M C A evening H JJ Suits Bald ;