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HARRISBURG SflsStii TELEGRAPH
! .XXXIII- Xo. 64
Friends and Neighbors Regardless
of Politics Endorse Judge Kunkel
Hon. B. F. Meyers Presides
at Largely Attended Cit
IS NOW UNDER WAY
former Opponents of Judge
Are Now Enthusiastically
Working in His Behalf
TCelghbors and friends of President
Judge George Kunkel, regardless of
political faith, unanimously endorsed
his candidacy for the Supreme bench
In a aeries of ringing resolutions
passed at a meeting that taxed the
capacity of No. 2 court room in the
eourthouse last night and prepared
to carry his campaign to every, pre
cinct in the SttLte. The venerable B. V.
Meyers, for years a leader In Demo
cratic politics in Pennsylvania and one
of the most vigorous opponents of
Judge Kunkel when he was a candi
date for the Dauphin county bench
ten years ago, presided and delivered
the principal address. Indeed one of
the remarkable features of the meet
ing waa the number of men who op
posed Judge Kunkel when he first
ran for the bench who last night vol
unteered their services to further his
campaign for the Supreme Court
During the speech-making Milton
fc>. Robinson, chairman of the legis
lative committee of the Brotherhood
of Trainmen In Pennsylvania, said
tliat he was present fcy direction of
the Brotherhood to ask that the name
of that organization be specifically
mentioned as endorsing Judge Kun
kel, on account of his eminent fitness
ion sustaining the Pull Crew law I
when efforts were made to overthrow I
it in the courts.
Letters of regret were read from j
the Rev. Dr. Fox, pastor of Grace j
.Methodist church, and the Rev. B. H.
Hart, pastor of Fifth Street Methodist
church and past grand mkstor of the
Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, I. O.
O. F., and other well-known men, all
of them pledging to use their best ef- i
forts in behalf of Judge Kunkel's can- ]
The resolutions were read by E. J. .
Stackpole and Sheriff Wells moved
that they be adopted, which was done,
by a unanimous vote. The resolutions j
Whereon,. Br unanimous action,
Jhr member* of 'the Dauphin Coun
y Bar have presented for the con
sideration of the voter* of Pennsyl
vanln the name of President Judge
'jeorge Kunkel as one pre-emi
nently qualified (or service In the
Supreme Court, and
Whereas. Hl* neighbors and
friends not Identified with the legal
profession, but representative of nil
the walks of life In 'this community
desire In some publle manner to
give expression to the generiil es
teem In which he Is held nnd their
appreciation of the unusual nnd
striking qualities of the distin
guished eHlmen, who hns honored
himself and his native city by a
splendid career upon the bench of
the Twelfth Judicial Districti 'there
fore. be It
Reaolved, That In thus endors
ing the candidacy of President
Judge Kunkel his neighbors and
associates In Harrtsburg desire to
convey to their fellow-cttUens
throughout the Commonwealth in
this publle way their opinion of the
Impartial and courageous discharge
of judicial duties In which he has
hewn to the line without fear or
favari their universal esteem for
him as a luun and citizen| their ap
preciation of his dignified, yet com
mon-sense ndmlnlstratlon of Justice
tempered with nicreyt their convic
tion that the higher tribunal would
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Late News Bulletins
GRANTS HABEAS CORPUS WRIT
Port Worth, Teia#, March I".—Judge Edward Meek, n the Federal
District Court here to-day granted a writ of habeas Corpus 011 lielialf of
the live thousand Mexicans held as prisoners by the United States gov
ernment at Fort Bliss, 101 Paso.
WANTS COMPANIES SEPARATED
Philadelphia, March 17.—The defense to-day began presenting its
side of the case in the government suit to separate the Heading Company
from the Jersey Central Railroad Company and its subsidiaries. The
government contends that the Reading's control of the Jersey Central,
the Lehigh and Wilkes-Bar re Coal Company and several small cool car
rying railroads tends to monopolize the anthracite coal industry.
DROP PAMPHLETS ON KING
London. March I".—Militant suffragettes contributed an extra and
unrehearsed '"turn" to the program given before King George and Queen
Mary at a music hall performance to-day.. A shower of militant suf
fragette pamphlets fluttered from the gallery above the royal IJO.K.
some of the papers floated into the l>o* and foun da lodging' 011 the
t<houldcr» of the king hikl queen. The women were removed.
VILLA BEGINS MARCH ON TORREON
Juarez, Mexico, March 17.—Authorltatl\e announcement was made,
here this afternoon that Cieneral Villa left Chihuahua before dawn to
day moving south toward Torreon.
CABINET MEMBER TO QUIT
Mexico City, March 17.—1t was reported to-day that the Quertdo
Molueno, minister of Commerce and I.ial>or, was al>out to resign from the
GOVERNMENT TROOPS DEFEATED
Peking, China, March 17.—The government troops at Klng-Tzc-
Kwan, in the province of 110-Nan, were defeated to-day by a force of
brigands under the famous "White Wolf." These same brigands recently
looted and burned I*ao Ho-Kow, killing Dr. T. Froyland, a Norwegian
missionary, and wounding the Rev. O. M. Sama, another Norwegian.
Washington, March 17.—Minister Sullivan at Santo Domingo City
reported to-day that the threatened revolution in the Dominican Repub
lic hail been averted and that an understanding had been reached for
the presidential elections to be held as already announced.
Wall Street Closing.—Chesapeake ami Ohio, 53>/ ; Lehigh Valley
147; Northern Pacific, 112'/i; Sou'hem Pacilic, 049 A; Union Pacilic, 158*
Chicago, Milwaukee and sjt. Paul, 00; P. R. R., 110%: Reading, 184 V-
Canadian Pacilic, 205%; .Vmal Copper, 74 74; V. S. Steel, 01%.
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HONOR ST. PATRICK!
Women Barred From Marching in
Annual Parade in New
By Associated Press
New York, March 17.—Applications
of women and women's organizations
to take part in to-day's parade in j
honor of the feast of St. Patrick were |
refused by the celebration committee. I
While no explanation was given for |
barring women marchers, the commit- j
tee made it plain that the rule up- J
piled to suffragists, many of whom i
had arranged to march Iri the parade, j
The parade was made -up for 40 '
bands, 10,1 patriotic, benevolent and I
social ornanizatlons, besides 60 di
visions of the Ancient Order of Hiber
nians'. "In'all 20,000 men passed the
reviewing stand, in which were Car
dinal Farley, Governor Glynn, Mayor
Mitchel, O'Gorman and other
Thfe observance of St. Patrick's Day |
began with a mass this morning at
St. Patrick's Cathedral In honor of the
feast of St. Patrick.
An unusually big consignment of
shamrocks arrived here yesterday from
Movllle, Ireland, .on the steamship Co
lumbia. The vessel also brought over
a quantity of Irish mall, many of tht.
envelopes hearing double postage
stamps, because of the shamrocks con
tained in them.
HARRISBURG, PA V TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 17, 1914.
COLLEGE il 111
! WELLESLEY COLLEGE 1
| OESTRDYED BY FIRE
350 Students and Members of
Faculty March to Campus
3y Associated Press
Wellesley, Mass.,. March 17, —Two!
hundred and rtfty Wellesley students
j and 100 other persons. Including mem
| bers of the faculty and servants, fled '
I for their lives early to-day when flrej
I destroyed College Hall, the largest and j
I most pretentious of the buildings In I
| the, college group. No one was in-!
| jured. The loss is estimated at sl,-1
' The college sessions have been tem-I
I porarily suspended and special trains'
were made up to take the girls to their
homes. Practically all of those who j
had rooms in the building lost their
| personal possessions and clothing,
j The superb behavior of the young
; women probably prevented heavy loss
of life or Injury to many who groped |
their way through smoke-tilled balls
and down stairways and lire escapes to i
College Hall had a commanding site
on a hill just east of Lake Waban. The j
cornerstone was laid in 1871. The
building was of brick and stone, with ;
an interior of wooden fittings, it was
five stories high, with a tloor space.ofi
500 by 120 feet.
The building was divided into dor
mitories, administrative offices and,
quarters for servants. Three hundred
and fifty persons slept there last night \
—250 students, fifty members of the 1
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Gunboats Engage in
First Naval Battle
of Mexican Revolution
Hy Associated Press |
San Francisco. Cal., March 17.—A j
story of the first naval engagement of '
the present Mexican revolution was j
brought here to-dav by the crew of '
the United States collier Justin, which !
has arrived from the Mexican coast.
The engagement was found at Topo
lobampo between the recently ac
quired rebel gunboat Tamplco and the
federal gunboats Guerrero and More
los. The federal gunboats had been
ordered north to sink or capture the
Tamplco, whose crew a short time I
before had marooned the captain and |
first engineer at Massatlan and turned j
rebel. According to the Justin's crew, I
the two federal ships arrived at the [
rebel port and when 17,000 yards off,
opened fire on the Tumpico. The guns !
of the three little fighting craft huve a;
range, of about 15,000 yards and fori
about two hours a heavy bombardment!
was kept up, the shells falling sever».l j
thousand feet short of their marks. j
After firing several hundred shots j
the federal craft withdrew to Mazat- !
lan. The following day the papers of
the rebel and federal cities gave glow- |
Ing accounts of the great naval victory. |
FOKM MKMOMAL ASSOCIATION j
By A isociated J'rcss
Pittsburgh. March 17.. —Meads of the
various Westinghouse concerns and
j well-known Plttsburghers yesterday
I formed the. Westinghouse Memorial
| Association, (t is planned to erect In
j this city a memorial to the late George
' Westinghouse. The memorial will
I probably take tho form of a inonu
. iuont. J
FOR GOVERIIOR ON
Has No Entangling Alliances;
Under No Promise or
HE OUTLINES HIS VIEWS
Local Option, Suffrage, Conserva
tion and Appropriation Re
forms Among Planks
Dr. Martin Grove Brumbaugh last
« night consented to become a candi
date for the Kepublioan nomination
| for Governor In response to pleas from
i the home folks of Huntingdon county
and Issued a statement In which he
i declared for local option, reorganiza
; tlon of appropriations to charities,
I conservation of resources, scientific
. aid for agriculture and woman suff
rage and asserted that he had no al
i liances with anyone.
Dr. Brumbaugh read the statement
! a group of newspapermen in Phila
di'lphia and on the subject of his at
; titude toward candidates for other
j nominations made this statement:
"I have 110 entangling alliances
of any sort. I am under no prom
ise or agreement, made or im
plied. I shall never be a party to
any such thing.
"If elected It must In- with the
definite understanding that I shall
lie free t<> iierform my ofllclal
duties solely and steadily for the
I people as a whole.
"I shall reverently and hum
bly endeavor to do my duty hi
harmony with my conscience and
under the guidance of the Divine."
! "This is my platform," said Dr.
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BOYD CllfES 51.101
I FORPII ST. an
Income of Simitar Sum to Be Used
i For Maintenance; Bene
The sum of $50,000 is set aside by
the will of John Y. Boyd for the pur
chase of a site and the erection and
equipment of a bulldine suitable for
carrying on and developing the insti
tutional work of Pine Street Presby
terian Church for men and boys.
The income of a similar sum,
S '>o,ooo, is to be used for salaries of
workers In the proposed institutional
These are the two public bequests
of special Importance which were
j made public to-day when the will of
: the former Statu railroad conimls
! sloner was probated. Mr. Boyd's in
| terests, real and personal, in tlie Boyd
estate are to be divided equally be
! tween his two sons, James and Jack
son Herr Boyd, while his two daugh-
I ters, Eleanor and l.ouisa, are be-
I queathed $50,000 each.
The remainder of the estate, real,
i personal and mixed, is willed to the
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One Killed and Three
Others Hurt in Crash
By Associated I'rtsi
Washington, Pa., March 17. One
j trainman was killed and three others
i were hurt, probably fatally, when a
| freight engine on the Baltimore and
! Ohio railroad jumped the track and
' crasned Into the West Washington sta
tion near here early to-day. The ln
(lured are hurt so badly that it is not
believed they will survive the day. J.
E. Kinsley, of Benwood, W. Va., was
killed instantly .
Camp Hill Woman Killed in Accident and Her Family
WHERE THE BLOW FELL HEAVIEST
It was In Ihe home of C. E. Jones, Camp Mill, that the heaviest blow tell when the Valley Railway Company
car Inst nl«h( at 8 o'clock Jumped the track on 11 curve nnti turned over at. ElcheH'ericer's comer. half a mile east
of Shlremnnstown. Five boys, the younticat just a } ear old, are lelt motherless. Mrs. Jones was alinoat indtuutly
i killed beneath the wreckage.
DR. MARTIN G. BRUMBAUGH
Candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor, who announced his
I Oft tlineN the MIIIUII and humble thlnK"
I Are lifted to n hrlulit, exnlted plane
| J*j- one Mmjtll act, um when the l'atron
I Of Irelnud would the Deity explain.
| ttt. Patrick ntonped, and from the
ground he took
A little three-leafed Nhamrock. em
And held It high before the multitude,
! That plain it* oynabellNm ml«ht be
1 "Thin plant, mj »hll<lrrn, typlllefl tour
The Three !n One, the lllcNnetl Trin
j Koch little leaf MO perfect when alone,
lint incomplete without entirety/'
So to thin <lny the VriNli ererjuhere
j Hold <lear the plant their Malnted
j With holy teaching. In lt» wimple
| They Hee the perfeet Triune liod ex
AXNA H. WOOD.
Written for the Telegraph.
I OF Town KILLED Bi
WHITE ILF'S BID
400 Others Tortured to Compel
Them to Disclose Hidden
By Associated Press
j Peking, March 17. Reports have
I been received l'rom missionaries de
! scribing the ravages of White Wolf's
band. Fifteen hundred inhabitants of
I.achowkow, Hupeh province, have
been killed and ,400 subjected to tor
tures* to compel them to disclose hid
den treasures. Many women and girls
have been mutilated or murdered.
Property to the value of millions of
dollars has been looted.
* E. MINISTERS
HIKE HERE FOR
| Methodism Throughout City Opens
Doors to Guests of
Preliminary work of the Central
Pennsylvania Conference of the Meth
odist. Episcopal Church to be convened
to-morrow in the Grace M. E. Church,
State street, was rapidly pushed for
ward this morning. United Methodism
of this city and other denominations
have opened their homes and extended
their hospitality to the army of more
than three hundred ministers who will
be the guests of the people about a
week. This is the seventh time this
conference has met in Harris burg
since its organization In I8G!(. The
first time it met in Grace Church in
1871!, Bishop Wiley presiding; the sec
ond time in Ridge Avenue Church in
1886, Bishop Mallalien presiding, the
Kev. B. C. Conner pastor; the third
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Suffragette Ready to
Thrash Premier Asquith
By Associated Press
London, March 17.— A sentence of
six weeks' hard labor was pronounced
to-day by the police magistrate on
Catherine Wilson, a militant suffra
gette, who was arrested last night in
the lobby of the House of Commons
while dressed In man's clothing and
carrying a dog whip secreted in her
sleeve. She was charged as a sus
She said to the magistrate: "Of
course I shall not serve the sentence,"
and added: "I went to the House of
Commons to give Premier Asquith or
Home Secretary McKenna a good
IMIW KILLED; 8
INJURED WHEN CAR
OVEBTURNS 111 ROM)
Crash Comes Just as Victim Asked
Husband For a Locket Pic
ture of Himself
SHE ALMOST MISSED THE CAR
Clayton Wolfe, of Shiremanstown,
Will Die, Believe Hospital
In one of the most serioup etreefl
railway accidents in the history of th«
city last night one woman was killed,
a man was fatally injured, anothei
seriously, and live others were wound
ed when a Mechauiesburg car of the
Valley Railway Company Jumped tlie
tracks and upset at Elclielberger's
curve, half a mile east of Shiremans
town. Only the motorman, W. C.
Sherman, escaped Injury. Eight pas
sengers were in the car. All were
Mrs. C. E. Jones, S3 years old, of
Camp Hill, the dead woman, was ask
ing her husband for his picture to put
in her locket with that of her baby as
she was killed. She was crushed be
neath the car as it turned over.
Clayton Wolfe, Shiremanstown,
fractured skull, face crushed. May
W. C. Schlldt, Mechanicsburg,
deep Hash In neck And buck.
Numerous lacerations. Condition
Daniel Spangler, Shiremans
town, sprained wrist.
Mrs. Daniel Spangler, Shire
manstown, lacerations of neck and
A. B. Helglies, Shiremanstown.
I slight lacerations of face and
C. A. Vogelsong, Lemoyne, con
ductor of car. Laceration of face.
C. E. Jones, Camp Hill, hus
band of dead woman, laceration
] Miss tirnoe Hupp, Shlremans-
I town, shaken up and bruised.
Just what caused the car to jump
I the track may never be known. The
(Coroner's inquest, held within two
j hours after the accident, save a ver
i diet of unavoidable accident. Passen«> *
Igers say the. car was going rapidly as It
neared the curve and that W. C. Sher-
T» onthiuecl urt Pace »J
Steamer on Rocks
Near Halifax, N. S.;
; Halifax, N. S., March 17.— The
steamer City of Sydney, New York for
Ist. Johns, N. F., is on the rocks at
Sambro, a few miles from here. She
j struck during a dense fog early to-
I day and water in her stokehold put
; out the llres. She carries a number of
Several vessels were dispatched to
I her assistance from here and boats y
have gone out from Sambro.
The weather continued extremely
'thick during the forenoon and boatn
had difficulty in locating the steamer. s
Early reports said that the Sydney had
(grounded on Stag Rock, at the south
west entrance to Halifax Harbor, and
I was in a dangerous position.
The City of Sydney is a steamer of
1,1!00 tons and plys between New York,
Halifax and St. Johns. N. F. She car
ries a crew of about forty under Cap
The Rosemary reached the str&nd
\ed steamer during the morning and
immediately took off eleven passengers
and part of the crew. The Rosemary
reported by wireless that the Sydney
was in a bad position and likely to be
a total loss.
DENY McCAIiKB PROMOTION
A report tha*t Superintendent W. B.
McCaleb of the Philadelphia division
was slated for promotion to general
superintendent of the Nortehern Cen
tral Railway, with headquarters at
Willlamsport was vigorously denied
For Ilarrlabtirg and vlrlnilri Gn
erally fair and colder to-night
an<l Wedneadayi lonrat tempera
ture to-night nhotrt 30 degrees.
For Flnntprn Pennsylvania t Cloudy
to-night and Wednesday, prob
ably local ralnat colder Wednes
day | moderate, variable winds.
Ice movement* occurred Monday la
the main river and Went Branch
and probably In the Juniata, bnt
the lee In the North Branch re
mnlna Intact. Ice broke at Hnr
rlaburg during the morning and
moved off irt the hrldgea nhont
11 a. m. on nhont PE feet of water*
It broke at Clearfield at 1 p. m.
on 4.0 feet of water and at
Kennvo, 4:30 p. m., moving o«rt
smoothly on «.« feet. Ice still In
tact above the dam at Wllllams
port. Ice la gorged at Jersey
Shore and alwo between Lock
Haven and Renovo.
I'lght local ralna have occurred In
the l.ake region and thence east
ward to the Atlantic coanti alio
In Mlssonrl and Nebraska. I.lght
anow baa fallen In Minnesota,
Sontb Dakota and Wyoming. The .
weather ban remained fair elae
where In the United State*. It
la 2 to 20 degreea colder -thin
morning from the Dakotaa and
Nebraska eastward Into New
York nnd Pennsylvania.
Temperatnrei 8 a. m., 4fl< a p. m„ 61
Sun: Itlaea. «.1B a. m.j acta, 6i14
Mooni Rises, 12i12 a. m.
River stagei 8.2 feet above low
Hlorhest temperature, S3.
I,owcst temperature. 3#.
Mean temperature. 44.
Normal temperature, 88.
To-day and to-morrow assessor*
sit at polling places In borough*
and townships In every county to
enroll voters for the May primary.
A man must be enrolled to vote
at the primary.