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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 22, 1916, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                INDIANA PENNSYLVANIA TUESDAY AUGUST ilefil twd In Cold Is Added To The Gazettes Contest Offer By The Bon Ton Dept Store Of Indiana Mr Rose of Well Known Local Store Makes a Substantial and Entirely Unsolicited Present for Those who Take Part in Popular Enterprise of This Will Go to Those who Win Other Prizes at the Close of the Campaign IMPORTANT WEEK OF CONTEST AT HAND The Evening today takes pleasure in announcing that the Bon Ton Department Store of Indiana through its proprietor Mr S W Rose has made the very generous and en tirely unsolicited offer of in gold as an addition to the in grand prizes already offered by the Gazette in its popular Automobile Contest The splendid prize offer in the way of a high class contest made by theGazette a few weeks ago has met with a very hearty reception in every section of the county and the enterprise has been endorsed by the business and professional men through out Indiana and the community as well as by the local public in general That the interest in tbe event has been growing flay by day and that it has now readied a fever heat has been plainly evident for the past several days However the contest manager was pleasantly urnprised a few days Ugo when Mr Rose of the Bon Ton Store stepped into the office express ed his interest in the contest made some remarks of approval regarding the cleancut campaign and then an nounced that he would be pleased to add in to the excellent prize list already offered by the Ga zette The offer was entirely unso licited in every particular and wholly unexpected but as Mr Rose was in earnest in the matter the very pleas ing offer was accepted in the same generous and wholesome manner in which it was tendered by the manage ment of the well known Bon Ton Store In the offer of the splendid cash present as announced above no lim itations as to how the cash would be distributed were made save that it was to go to some of the winners at the close of the Gazette contest Af ter due consideration of the matter the contest manager has decided to divide the in gold into two equal parts of each and to pre sent these cash prizes of to each of the winners of the two Columbia Grafonolas at the close of the contest on Saturday Sept 16th Thus the awards that will go to each of thy winners of the district second prizes will have a value of owing to the present of for each from the Bon Ton Store This money may be used for a supply of records or for whatever purpose the winners choose as it will be in cash The Evening Gazette takes this oc casion to publicly thank the Bon Ton Continued on Page Two Col 3 OF SONS OF VETERANS Fourth Regiment Disap pointed at Not Coming to Indiana Have Piteh ecl Their Tents Near Li gonier for a Week MILITARY TRAINING UGON1RR John S Sell patterned after the Platls burg training camp of the Fourth Regiment Infantry Sons of Reserves of Pennsylvania was open ed nf yesterday afternoon The camp is in charge of Col A McKelvcy of Knoxville Pittsburgh and aibmit members of the order from various town in Western Penn sylvania are here The following companies of th Sons of Veterans are camped here Im1 the training course which wil last until Saturday night when camp will be broken and the men will re pair to their Oonora i Sharpslnirg K New Castle M jkllevernon A Greensburg Ii Bruddock C Turtle Continued on Pago Two Col 1 GRAND THEATER TODAY Talking Pictures at The Grand Score Hit Baroness Rhinos human talking pictures pleased largo audiences at the Grand yesterday Todays gramme which includes the regular feature picture John Emerson in The Flying will have as an added attraction Baroness Blanc and htr human talking pictures in an en tirely diirerent subject No rajse in prices except all seats are JOc at the night shows THE WEATHER Generally fair somewhat toniglit Wednesday fair HEAT RECORDS ARE BROKEN Old Sol that arbiter of heat was very much in evidence yesterday and after a conference with his deputy R W Wehrle last evening decided to smash ail records for hot weath er this season a consequence he ordered the statistician to place the figures 98 degrees after the date of August 21 This was duly re corded and the hottest clay of the current season was reached without any apparent effort Of course out on the streets where the direct rays of the sun hit thermometers the mer cury went up as far as 108 degrees but it makes one so much cooler to think that it was only 98 in the shade A cooling breeze appeared along about 11 oclook last evening and was in evidence until the sun woke up this morning and then subsided and the mercury started its upward climb again with every likelihood of reach ing the record mark again AGENTS TO MEET IN BUFFALO The quarterly meeting of freight agents of the Buffalo Rochester Pittsburgh Railway will be held in Buffalo August 20th About 7J agents from various points on the R P Ry are expected to attend The morning will be devoted to an inspection of freight terminals at Buf falo a special train being engaged for this purpose Luncheon will be served at the Hotel Statler at P and the business session will be held immediately after luncheon IT S Ness Agent for the R P Rf at Pittsburgh will read a paper on Refrigeration and Ventilation and Mr J E Burnes Superintendent of ar Service will touch on Home Route Superintendent M G Mcln erney will talk on unloading freight and Freight Claim Agent A V Edick will cjte several casea of loss and damage claims Colonial Today Todays feature is a remarkable lo Biston feature that is sure to plaese Dont fail to see The Cage with G Raymond Nye See our ad on page 2 Try Rahisco some Indiana Candy Works ARMY SCOUTS FIND BURROS USEFUL Photo by American Presa Association KIIITOS are used na a means of transportation by scouts of lie Tnlteil Slates nrmy on the Mexican border Two of our scouts are shown in Hie accompany Ing illustration ROSSITER MAN IS HELD ON SERIOUS CHARGE OF ARSON Evidence Sepured by De puty Fire Marshal Sea nor Warranted the Ar rest of Andrew Yohasz for Hearing THE WOMENS CASE Andrew Yuhasx a former mer chant in Rossiter whose stock of merchandise was destroyed in the mysterious and disastrous fire in that orough some two months ago was irrested by Sheriff Harry A Boggs in on the charge of fel nious arson He was brought to the county jail ihere last evening and vill be given a hearing before Squire ames A Grossman tomorrow morn ng at 9 oclock Shortly after the fire which occur ed under rather peculiar circum a report was made to the Slate Fire Marshal by certain Ros iter citizens that they believed the laze was of incendiary origin Dep ity State Pi re Manshal Glyde W Seanor of Indiana was detailed to nake an inspection This inspection lad been quietly going ll11 for several veeks and culminated yesterday in he arrest of Yuhasz when sufficient evidence was secured to warrant the lolding of the man for a hearing The nfornuition was made before Squire ames A Grossman and the Sheriff vent to Punxsutawney on the niorn ng R P train yesterday vhere after a short search he locat the foreigner and placed him un ier arrest As is customary in such uses Yuhasz pleaded extremely ig lorance of the circumstances of the iro but it Ls believed that sufficient neriminating evidence will he pro ueed at the hearing tomorrow morn ng to warrant him being held to wait the action of the September Jrand Jury Yuhasz did not own the building u which his store was located Women Quiet Today Mrs Mary MtoPermott and Mrs Annie Rosenateel late of Brushvalley and earlier residents of Cambria ounty who were arrested Saturday Yening by Sheriff Boggs on charges if drunkenness disorderly conduct Continued on Pap Two Col 2 lt G CURK Auctioneer 04 Street FORMER NORMAL STUDENT KILLED BY HIGHWAYMEN Word Sent to Relatives That Frank T Hamill Was Victim of Thugs Former Principal of the Ligonier Schools LEFT NORMAL 1906 The following article is taken from the NewsRecord and tells of the death of Frank T Hamill who is weHknown here and who was grad uated from tbf State Normal School with the class of 190i Relatives in this county have re ceived word that Frank T Ilamill former instructor in county schools was killed on his ranch near alls Idaho by highwaymen last Fri day The message was sent to Lig onier members of the Masonic order and he had been probably murdered and robbed Frank Hamill was well known in this county lie was about M2 years of age He was principal of the Lig onier school for four years He re signed in 1H12 to accept the superin tendency of the schools at Carson City Nevada About a year ago he mar ried Miss Bessie Mitclu1i daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert Mitchell of Oaks North Dakota lie was part owner of a ranch in Idaho The father and mother and the fol lowing brothers and sisters survive lr C A Ilamill of Ligonier Jus S Ilamill of airfield township Miss Ruth hof California Jack a medical student at Ann Harbor Miss Jane a nurse in HitUnionlown hospital Mrs Hill llartman of Uerry Paul who attended tluLatrobe High school last year Eugene u student in the Ligonier High School and Mary tit home Stewarts Auto Livery WiH take you any place on earth or in Canada Prices reasonable Ten good horses for hire Both phones tfx Try Rubisco Ice some thing new Indiana Candy Works TW Strand Tomorrow Jackie Saunders in The Twin Tri the tali of a girl her heart and the man FOB flat in Ray Building above John Bennetts Store 5 rooms and bath and private hall good condition Inquire of R N Ray Raid On Disorderly House Fifth Street Resident Is Arrested on a Serious Charge and Placed in County Jail Three Men There OTHER SUSPICIONS Last night Chipf of Police Harris arrested a wellknown resident of Fifth street on a charge of being drunk and maintaining a disorderly house A nmnher of complaints have boon received lately by the officials concerning this house but until last night they were never able to get evidence A number of male visitors were seen going into the house last night and when the police entered they found three men present The men whose names were taken were allow ed to go while the woman was up and will be given a hearing short ly Several other houses in Indiana are under surveilance and it is expected that a number of arrests will be tmade in the near future Chief Harris has kept Indiana clean for many years and wants it distinctly under stood that these places must be clos ed up at once or the occupants must take the N G TO STAY AT THE Will Be Retained Until It Can Be Withdrawn Without Endangering Lives of Americans in Disturbed Section BAKER GIVES VIEWS International News Service WASHINGTON Aug 21 The National Guard will be retained on the Mexican border until it can be withdrawn without again endangering American livos and property Sec retary Baker so declared the admin istrations policy today in answering a score of letters from many parts of the country complaining that the state troops were being1 held in ser vice after the emergency for which they were called out apparently had passed In general the complainants whose names were withheld alleged Ohat border service entailing loss fin ancially on militiamen and hardships on their families By its presence on the border he wrote to one the guard is winning bloodless victories He declar ed that all residents were enjoying a peace and security they could not know without the military forces to protect them to the elaborate and ex tensive training the militiamen are receiving under the supervision of regular army officers the secretary expressed the opinion that it would lit them to act in time of war or oth er emergency us a supporting arm or second line for the regular army Su soon as a restored state of or der on the border justifies it these troops will be returned to their lie wrote In the meantime it is not possible for the department to say how soon such a situation will arise although the Mexican situation is one of increasing To another correspondent the secre tary explained that the National Guard was maintained for just such exigencies as that which now exists on the border and that it had cost the government many millions to pre pare and keep it ready for such em ergencies ICE TREAftTsocTA I The McGregor Class of the M E church wiU hold a social this evening at the home of Mrs Alderfer Grant The public is R R EXECUTIVES MUST DETERMINE Group of Eight Named to Prepare Statement of Facts Upon which They Will Consider the Im pending Crisis WILL ACT TONIGHT International News Service Aug On the shoulders of eight of the larg est railroad executives in the coun try was today placed the responsibil ity of the consideration by the rail roads of President Wilsons proposal to avert the threatened railway em ployees strike The big group of railroad presidents delegated to a committee the formulation of the statement of the facts upon which they would consider the impending crisis The committee was given no authority to formulate a counter pro posal to President Wilson or rejec tion of the Presidents demands Head by Hale Holden president of the Chicago Burlington and Quincy the committee was named it was an nounced for general consideration of the questions The committee went to work at once and while the executives gen eraHy threshed over the various moot ed points the eight men sought to weed out of the situation all unim portant details They proposed to confine the discussion of the situa tionto the bare essentials and to this end they will endeavor to eliminate all collateral quetsions The commit tee will lay before the railroad presi dents a statement of conditions which must be met The railroad executives une plpinly defrHTnned to jjivo the I full osidoration They nro to thresh over every detail of the Presidents proposal and every possible effect of his plan on the rail road industry before committing themselves upon it It was apparent that their course would consume time and it was expected that their reply hardly would be ready before night Recognizingthe probability of de lay President Wilson for the first time since he took charge of the nego tiations called his cabinet to the White oliuse today for a routine meeting Infantile In PunM FiveYearOld Son l Mr and Mrs Davit McConnaughey en with the Dread Mi lady Saturday LEGS PARALYZED The first case of infantile paralysis in Punxsutawney made its Saturday when a consultation deveV oped that Clair McConnaughey th jyeardld son of Mr and Mrs Davliu McConnaughey of South Main street West End was afflicted with the mal ady which has made its appearance throughout the country this summer says yesterdays Punxsutawney Spir it i The child had been ill several days last week showing the symptoms oi summer complaint Friday he mani fested signs of improvement mil when he attempted to get out of bed Saturday he collapsed being unable to stand on his legs J Dr F D Pringle was called anc he at once diagnosed the case as in fantile paralysis but to make certait called Dr F A Lorenzo into consul tation nj Examination disclosed the fact thai the legs were both paralyzed the lumbar segment of the spine being The Board of Health receiving nx tice of the case Saturday night aVijj oclock at once put into effect a Quar antine ff HEAT CAUSED WOMANS SUICIDE Affected with melancholy on account of the extreme heat Mrs Assiirta Rel laria aged fil years of Anita near Punxsutawney went to the outhouse in her daughters home yesterday af ternoon placed a 88 calibre Colt re volver under her right ear and fired Death was instantaneous Philadelphia Epidemic Aug more deaths and new cases in the infantile paralysis epideunic were re ported today NEW P M AT ROSSITER WASHINGTON Aug ident Wilson today sent to the Sen ate the nomination oil John W Mirr to be postmaster at Rossiter Indi ana County Pa S AID SOCIETY PICNIC The annual picnic of the Ladies Aid Society of Indiana is being held th Will ril todiy Try thing TW Rabisco ice Cream Its some new Indiana Candy Works NOTICE All Boy Scouts are request to meet at the M C A this evening at The part to be taken by the scouts in the coming Sunday school con vention wjll be explained to the boys X METHUP1ST CONGREGATION Ur B W llutchinson announces to his congregation that the usual Wed nesday evening service will be omit ted this week in order thftt the mem bers of the congregation njay and join in the Memorial Service Rev r Samuel Q Wilson atjbe bpterian AT SALONICA Strong Force Landed day to Fight With lies Against the Oppo sing Armies in Mace donia u A BRITISH SUCCESS International News Service SALONICA Aug strong force of Russian troops were landed here today to fight with allies agairisj the AustroGerman and Bulgariar armies in Macedonia There great demonstration on the part oJ the French who marched through tlw streets singing the Marseilles and Russian hymn and shouting Vive 5 Gen Sarrail commanderinchiej of the Allied forces in the Bulkijinl trcops as they through the city It is expected tjiaj the Russians will be moved forward immediately to the battle front where violent lighting is in progress over a line 150 miles wide now troops of eight nationalities aji against each other in tjhe Macedonian field of operations On the Teutonic side are the Germans Austrolfunguriuns and the Bulgar ians Opposing them is an army more than men composed Of British French Serbians Italians and Russians Whilo the Bulgarians have ued to gain steadily in their drive pjri Kavaltt they have lost ground o their center where the i Continued on page 4 col 2 Cement Work Cement work of all kinds specialty See Earl cast street tocal phone Brothers ATTENTION TO A meeting qf School convention this evening ut 8 byterian ehwtth   

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