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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - January 26, 1916, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                tana Vtj PJf Wfljfi PRICE TWO CENTS VOLUME 108 INDIANA PENNSYLVANIA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 26 1916 STILL Annual Session Is Being And It Is Expected That All Of The Applicants Will Have Been Heard Not Later Than Local Cases Yet COURT ROOM IS CROWDED GERMANYS NOTE NOT FAVORABLE License Court reconvened at d I K A Miller a blacksmith of Iselin nclock his morning with a large atcalled for Ihe remonstrants did not Lendance of spectators and wil nesses think a license necessary Following the application of the W Iv Collins of West Lebanon Brandon House at llossiter that of I bought about Ihe same as Mr Miller Link and Blum for i license at W C Work was called an I Rossiter hotel al Rossiler was i said be believed I here was a demand leard yesterday Tuesday afternoon for liquor bill didnt think a licence Pho application contained the names i necessary Another reason against 2M voters with a ranee j its being necessary was lhal if a man ivith voters and I To women and anted il he get il anyway li i Both Mr Link and Mr wen Thev have only been in Ro A number of the farmers residing in Ibis vicinity have formed an or ganization known as the County Dairy Association and will conduct a combination sale of live j stock and farm implements at Ihe 1 farm of II M Brown two mile southwest of Indiana on Wednesday February beginningat The sale is an experiment with the local dairymen and it is expected thai il will prove successful as an al 1Uist specifically charar tractive assortment of articles are of Lusitania as fered for sale The association dans to hold sales seminnnually provided the initial one has the desired results TO THE Ui S BLAZE AT FRANKLIN TUESDAY Must Specifically C liar the Sinking ol j the Lusitama as fin II 1 legal Act Last Ijf Word of the President CASE NOT SETTLED International NOWH Service WASHINGTON an Germany the si Ilk FKANKLIN Jan and district tonight William liohinson aged Lo Heck in I he M l I ul ton store was caiigh in basement while fighting in1 with an extinguisher and was Illbody had not lncn recovered Sale tonighl The principal losse follow M 1 LllttOl K I ambert mi owner of building Hr S KiehanU ii 1 H Klliott household goods W I Wilson a shoe dealer TOMORROW Splendid Program of Music And Addresses Has Been Prepared For Gathering In The Auditor ium Tomorrow Night For Re lief of War Sufferers SPEAK NOTICE FROM THE METHODISTS Until she does so their can be U l dealer final settlement the lml lost heavily from ing out of the he Th and I j cense or not Uev D K llcpler Presbyterian minister al Kders Ridge didnt thiliK Ulor a short lime but are well known j il necessai y lie said Ihe n Carrollown where they were form j Voimg township have higher stand both claimed jard of moialily than any other com profitably riy in business They i good hotel could not without license They les ified their rent was a month at iresent but was to be raised to diould they et a license Mr Link voukl have charge of the bar while vlr Blum would have charge nf the udel end of the business M Miller 1 H Bern ird and Joseph Sherio were for the applicants and teslili is to their 111 ness character and nee issily of license there They agreed hatthere was much liquor being ship ill now possibily more than when here was license Messrs Harvey lames Pierce who witnesses against Mr Murray jetting a license were again called m and gave practically Ihe same d in and lie I This evening at the First Methodist 1lpiscopal church is Kverybody at Prayer Meeting when an un usiially large attendance is expected There will also be held by the pastor a meeting for any who desire to take up the subject of uniting with the church All such persons should be present tonight Hutchinsons las sermon in the series of January Sim day evenings will be given next Sab bath on The Compensation Law or The Perils of Prosperity in munity he has ever lived m believed that a license there would lower this standard lie never heard any complaint nf any one not being accommodated at the present time without a license He doesnt think a license would lessen the amount of liquor consumed lie said you can i a a barrel there for and bottle j Telford Thursday evening at clock The women are ipvitel ost to bring their husbands and friends an invitation is also extended to members of the Post and the Sons Veterans and Iheir ladies RELIEF CORPS TO HAVE SOCIAL The Womens Relief Corps will hold Dime Social at the home of S 1 th Tin same Id over t he bar t see why I pa t roiiige Ihe ha r i f get it so much cheap He also lest Hied that about SO per cent of the traveling public do not want liquor and for thireason could just as well be ac commodated without a license On cross examination he said a license was all right in its place On be tin videnee against Ihe Attorneys asking him where h however Ihoiight thN place might be hi when he i I JK they had again lay before Mr Pierce reated a little excilement vas asked which house if any shot Id et a license in Russiter He said le believed Ihe Brandon should have I as il was the besl hotel John A Donehey applying for a iccnse at Iselin was the next one ailed lie had a petition of vot ls with a special one containing 0 olers also lM I resident but not oters there in all The remoii Irants had names of which JO I vcre women and children Mr Donehey was called in his own and told of his hotel exper enee also described his house and here Mr Donehey made a good old of I hi necessity of a license mpression he havingmade mil one if the best cases in favor of lisuor so ar heard 1 F manager at j speakeasies selin was called as a characler wit loss and testified as lo the appji finfs litness lie thought the license vas a necessity W D Wardorf Supt of I lie K Coal company was nexl called He aid there was a demand there for iquor and that a license was a to a wellconducted hotel itlieved it would improve here if the court granted this license In cross examination by Attorney ierce he told of his experience with he traveling public and why he fav ired a license there He thought in a yreat many cases liquor was good for he men that they came up out of the ground damp and tired and that a Irink of guod liquor was good for hem He also said be believed it vould be impossible to keep the besl f the miners there without liquor This answer darted some applause among the foes of liquor and Judge Langham warned the people that should they show either Iheir appro val or disapproval of anything a wil said he would ask them to leave the room A C Lonesberry applying for a license at the Hotel Arcadia was next called lie bad voters on his two petition and faced a remonstrance signed by voters and liXli women 1 D Ake a coal operator testified in his lavor and stated that he was opposed to liquor and voted the temperance ticket hi it should be under Ihe conl law as long as we bad i a license would improve conditions there and lessen the number of LOCAL DELEGA TION AT CAPITAL HARRISBHRG JAN I Highway Commissioner Cunningham j today received a delegation from In j diana county who came to discuss the j abolition of grade crossings on Stale Highway route No 8 from Blairs ville to Indiana The delegation was j beaded by Hon John S Fisher and Commissioner Cunningham and Chief Kngineer Ihler promised to invcsljj gate the matter and to take whatever steps possible Cunard liner That is the last Pres ident Wilson Itwas personally con veyed to Ambassador Bern II today by Secretary of Slate Lansmtr j The latter explained thai the Pie ident considered the gem ral eharacter j of the Lusitania proposals cnnlainetl in the last communication from tin i German ioreign Oflice sjl that he positively declined lo permit the passing over of the qnes I lion of responsibility in the manmi lhal Berlin has suggested Germany has failed anywhere to i accept resonsibility for violating in lernational law and while agreeing to I pay indemnify for the American livesj lost indicated that it did so more an act of grace than aa justified legal Secretary lansing and Count von Bornstorlf at a conference al the Slate lUpartmenl today agreed on the general form of the which will be acceptable to the Unit ed States The memorandum as iiu ally approved by the ambassador and I he secretary will be sent through lo the Berlin Foreign Oflice for ap proval there If acceptetl by the Go man chancellor it will be possible to write finis on the entire controversy The actual fixing of the amount of indemnity can done cr cent of the losse Seattle Fights Fire Jan LC Three persons are believed to have been killed and a fireman seriously injured in a light which is raging in the Boles building in the heart of the wholesale district Several large mer caillile houses are I 111 eatened Disastrous Fire al Del roil Jan Fire today destroyed the entire plant of the Detroit specialties Compare ud bad ly damaged the Monarch Foundry Companys plant adjoining James Bioderick 70yearold chief of Ihe De troit Fire Department suffered serious and perhaps fatal injuries and bis driver Leo Nelson was burl when the chiefs aulo collided with a rton I ruck as he was responding to the alarm One employe of the Special ties Company was seriously hurt a d otlvrs were emperiled for 1 f nib ules when they were cut off from the lire escapes by the flames SCHEME TO CORNER POULTRY MARKET ACTIVITIES AT LOCAL Y M C A BRIDGE CLUB AT MISS RINNS HOME The Young Peoples Bridge Club met at the home of Miss Minnie Minn on West Philadelphia street Tuesday believed i evening for their weekly gathering r il i th Three tables were in play during the lie thought evening Delicious refreshments were served Paul Siroskey a merchant of Arcad ia Mr J Sholf a raveling man and 1 M Ringler testilied as lo the applicants litness Mr Shot said a short lime ago while stopping al Ar cadia he had been compelled lo find a a restaurant in order to gel a meal All three believed license necessary Felix Trimbal of Montgomery township was called for the remon strants He didnt know much about conditions there hut didnt think li cense a necessity The same testi mony was given by J C Stewart a justice of the peace and Ken Mr Kerr said the traveling public wouldnt stop there anyhow so a license wouldnt help there G A Continued on Page do also said it was not true that nosl mine accidents are causea by nieinperamv No man under the in Uieiiee of liquor is allowed to enter he mines he said He aLo added hat he drd not drink bin lis exjierience was that the men more whire they get their liquor H Karl an electrical en gineer was called and testified for th He said conditions are prel Ly bad now but beiived would improve them S C Coltman i fumier WHS culled aiu same line aI hi iess Grand Theater Today The House of sensa tional with ensembles and Greek dances featuring Harold and May Allison I InajitVi in ga er les gives St Clair Agent MISSION CLASSES MEETING WEEKLY Bible history in the making is being studied by a number of groups of mission study classes formed from the membership of the Presbyterian church There are Ifi persons in each gVoup and the meetings are being held weekly The text book used in this study is The Kings Highway and the discussions of the many points envolved is of the most interesting nature There was a lively lime on Ihe Y M A howling alleys Monday i night when the return match being rolled between Crissman alleys anil tile association team The liysl game of the evening was a close one the Y M winning by one wee little pin In the second game there j were fewer balls went down by the way of the ditch consequently both i teams piled up a large total The asi Miciation men lacked only two pins of reaching Ihe lifil mark This game game the Y M C A team a To margin The Crissman team got heavy i on the wood in the last game of the1 malch and won by fl pins J Bennett was besl man of evening making high score Ill and also with besl average in Ihe three 11 J D Hill came in i second best averaging I following are the scores Y M C A 11 Bennett Dr Neal J Bennett i Marlin i Heeler YORK Jan 25 The State j Dcpartmen of Foods and Markets re jceived today from Chicago what it lo be aiithorilive informal i i Lhal I he beef packers included in I he ocalled have bought Jup pounds of cold storage poultry in an alleged scheme lo corner the market This amount equivalent to car loads is in addilion lo the usual stock of poultry lhal the packers store away each year ll is said Ihaf they have paid as high as cents per pound for roasl ing chickens US cents for broilers and IS cents for extra heavies which are considered most unusual prices The prices are said to be 0 per cent higher than prices paid last year and il is understood thai when Ihe time for profittaking comes the packers expect to clear from I lo 10 per cent Jan j lives of the packers said tonight there was no foundation for the re port that a corner in poultry bad been formed by the chicken packing interests The story is said I1 1ldson White vice president of A rinour and n Prominent speakers and good en tertainment have been provided for the Jewish Relief Mass meting lo be held in the Auditorium on Thurs day evening at S oclock Arrange ments have been made to make the ev ening a memorable one to everyone at t ending The orators and talent who have so generously volunteered their ser vices will dwell on the necessity of extending a helping hand to the stricken Jews those who have no val iantly fought and bled for their cause and whose wives and children are left to slarve and perish by foes and friends alTke Bishop Whileread said in one d his many addresses In every respect of the cause the Jewish people for whom contribu tions are especially asked this week are worthy of munificent treatment We hear from abroad how notably heroic the Jewish soldiers have been in the trenches and on the battlefield We quote from a recent special cor respondent concerning them Seventeen inont s of war have given the Jews an opportunity to de monstrate what they really are a race whose courage is second to none in the world and who are holding their own with their Gentile fellow soldiers in the exhibition of qualities of cool ness resourcefulness and daring The page which the Jews are writing with their blood in history today is a glorious and should be known throughout the Moreover in their sufferings they have been the victims of friend ami foe alike and in ther poverty and misery ore entitled to our sympathy our prayers and our general help I hope that our community will respond right royally to the appeal for as As the soliciting committee will not lie able to make a personal call upon all citizens who desire to respond to the nationwide appeal those not called upon will kindly send their contributions to J treasurer or bring it to the mass meeting The program for Thursday evening follows Music Watson Orchestra Address General Harry White Address W N Liggett Esq Vocal Solo Mrs Samuel G Hart Address Rev M J S Abels Selection Quartette Address Rev Jesse R Zeigler Rev Zeigler is chairman of the lo cal relief committee and this morn ing stated that he hoped there would be a good attendance at the meeting He said that the Jewish people were always ready and willing to help any generous cause and now when they are in trouble themselves it is noth ing but our duty to reciprocate the favors which have been granted us JUSTIFIED In Holding Up American Mail Note Cabled to Washington Today To Be Published on Next Friday MSON CONFERS WITH LEADERS Says the Appropriation Measures Must Be Out of the Way and Slate Cleared for the Coming Preparedness Fight SECOND NOTE GOES THE ONES CALLED IS Buy Now and Save Money Is our message to you as everything must be sold before April I ll Price is not the consideration KiSx TUJCHHFJT BKOS All our store stock must go The prices will please you tfx 10 R CO McArdle S Mclleiiry Williams Hill Gibson Barney Total The Y M C A i an eight learn teams are captained fo Thresher in en Meeting The annual meeting of the Pro tective Association of Threshermen and Farmers of Indiana county will be held at the Courl on Thillsi day January T al I oclock for the purpose of electing and t ransactint1 other business j 1 II Library Table NYeek All Library Tables at realcut price this week See those in our window but dont fail to see others in our toie This i your opportunity as they must go Dining Room Suites And odd BulVets China Closets lenlion Tables and Chairs A splen did variety to select from yet at a lug cut price at BUCHHKIT BROS drayman and testified alone previous wit lusx Get u bargain while you can at the R Lumsden Co tfx Card of Thanks The family wishes to thank their friends and neighbors of Gipsy and the friends and neighbors of near Pur chase Line for their kindness and sympathy extended during the illness and death of their sister Armiutu May Spkher Jtihu Bennett Clerks Harry v W Henderson Torrciice Young Independent s i milorv W F ing Business Men Neal Bennett Banker R High II MenHarry Honk Van D Irving The business men and will start the ball rolling in Ibis league Friday evening of this week The complete schedule ibeing made out tu run balance of season which will be published later Listen Trainers is the place i lo gel Prairie find Goi Buttcnne ItiK Miss Rebecca Forrester Miss Rebecca Forrester aged Si a granddaughter of Jen John How ard Forrester of Revolutionary fame and a former resident of this county died Monday afternoon in the home j for aged prolestanl women at insburg She had been an inmate of the home for the past eight years and had been a nurse in Pittsburgh for i more than years and a member o the Presbylerion chinch She leaves two siAers Mrs MargaretAltmau j 1 of Greehsburg and MI W H Weamj i er of Homer City J enntional News Service WASHINGTON Jan Britains reply to the protest of the United against interference with American mail to and from Eur ope was received at the State De partment today It was understood that Great Britain rejects Ihe Am erican demands and attempts to jus tify herself The reply was handed to Ambassador Page at London He caliled it here The Stale Department announced that the original note of protest of the Stales which was sent Great Britain several weeks ago to geiher with the British reply would be given out for publication in Fri days morning papers Officials indicated that the United States will renew its demands in a second note to be sent to the British government at once International News WASHINGTON Jan 2G Presi dent Wilson today summoned the four leaders of the Congressional Finance Committees to the White House and conferred with them at length The President urged on them the pressing necessity for speedingup the appro priation measures now tending and those shortly to come beflre them in order lo clean the decks for the pre paredness fight The president con ferred with each of the men singly Those called were Senator Clark of Arkansas President Pro Tern of the Senate Senator Simmons of j North Carolina chairman of the Sen j ate Finance Committee Claude Kit chin of North Carolina majority leader in the House and John J Fitzgerald of New York chairman of the House Committee on Appro priations Auxiliary Chicken Supper The Womens Auxiliary of the Y M C A assisted by the women of thu various Indiana ijluirches will have a chicken and biscuit supper in the Y M C A social hall Thursday evening February commencing at oclock Colonial Theater Tomorrow a modern sociological drama with Maison Also good comedies This is Locust Year H S Beers of Indiana saya as the Cicada or 17year locusts are due to arrive in Indiana and surrounding counties he warns people against planting fruit trees this spring us I there is great danger of the young trees being badly injured or even kill ed by the locusts when they deposit their eggs Rugs Carpels Mattings Linoleums All at closeout prices at j lUCHHFlT BROS Hospital Auxiliary Meeting The the Hospital Aux iliary are invited lo attend a benefit j ocial from lo p Thursday all the residence of Mis K B Campbell mi South Sev nth treel Kvrything in our store is marked way down blow the frost line Come quick while it lasts tfx E R LUMSDEN CO Inajilli saves expense of taking your car lo a garage to have carbon cleaned J II Si Clair Agent Salvation Army Service A good interest is being shown in the services at the Salvation Army There were a number of converts lunt week and good crowds every night Rev Phelps will preach tonight Kv oryone cordially invited Dr P B exppcta to leave February I for a study in New York City I08x   

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