Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, April 08, 1914, Page 6, Image 6

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cecutive Committee in Session
Here Takes Up Campaign
The executive committee of the
Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Asso
ciation met at headquarters, 201-3 Ar
cade Building, to-day. The nine mem
bers of the committee who attended
went into executive session at
-0 o'clock this morning. A re
cess took place from 12 to 1 and at
that hour the leaders were agoin clos
eted in conference. It is understood
'.hat plans for the coming campaign to
win the State into the suffrage column
were thoroughly discussed and a new
move for arousing interest in districts
where the movement has made llttlo
progress were formulated.
The question of the election of a
president to succeed Mrs. Frank M.
Roossing, of Pittsburgh, who resigned
early in the year, has been agitating
suffrage circles for some time, and it is
believed that the committee will select
a head at this meeting, but up to a
!ate hour this afternoon no action in
this respect had been taken. During
the executive vacancy Miss Hannah J.
Patterson, who is chairman ot thn
Woman Suffrage party fn Pennsylva
nia, has been acting president of the
Members present to-day. including
Miss Patterson, were Miss Lida Stokes
Adams, Philadelphia; Miss Mary E.
Bakewell, Sewickley; Mrs. Ellen H. E.
Price, Philadelphia; Mrs. John O. Mil
ler. Pittsburgh; Mrs. Robert K.
Young, Wellsboro; Miss Mary Wilisor,
Haverford; Miss Louise Hall, execu
tive secretary, Harrisburg; Mrs.
Charles Etter, Harrisburg.
Polyclinic Hospital Head
and Staff Agree to
Disagree on Advertising
Following an agreement 'to disagree
between Dr. E. I>. Shope and physicians
on the staff of the Polyclinic hospital.
1700-02 North Second street. Dr. Shope
has announced his determination to re
sign. It is said taht the disagreement
is the outcome of Dr. Shope's carrying
on his private practice in the same
building and advertising special treat
ments along modern medical lines,
which it was alleged was detrimental to
the interests of the Polyclinic hospital.
The Polyclinic hospital and Dr. Shope's
hospital are quartered in the same
Dr. Shope announced tot-day that ho
will continue in this building and will
procure soon some new equipment In
cluding an \"-ray apparatus. Members
of the Polyclinic staff say that Dr.
Shope's action was honorable and en
tirely in accord with the wishes of the
staff, but that they had objected to al
leged non-compliance with the staff's
idea in regard to "professional ethics
in tile matter of advertising.'' It is
believed that the Polyclinic will be con
tinued in other quarters.
Masonic Funeral For
Joshua W. Jones Today
The funeral of the late Joshua. W.
Jones, was held this afternoon. Serv
ices were conducted at the late home
of the deceased, 214 North Third
street, at 2 o'clock by the Rev. Rollin
A. Sawyer, pastor of St. Stephens
Episcopal church.
Masonic services weer also held at
the home and were followed with
brief services at the grave. Burial
was made in the Harrisburg Ceme
tery. The active pallbearers wfere se
lected from the official roster of Per
severance Lodge, Xo. 21, F. and A. M.
The honorary pallbearers were:
Major Lane S. Hart, William Jen
nings, Lyman D. Gilbert, W. M.
Ogelsby, W. H. Metzger, James Brady,
Benjamin F. Meyers, William M.
Knisely, J. L. Shearer, Harry E.
Hershey, E. Z. Gross, Joseph Mont
gomery, Thomas M. Jones, Frank R.
Leib. Theodore Calder, James Steese,
William Mullen, Charles E. Dubell,
C. E. Cooling, Harry C. Howell, Rob
ert Crane, Dr. E. G. Eckert and W. L.
Stilt King Feasts on
Crackers, Cheese and Milk
Special to The Telegraph
Hagerstown, Pa., April B.—F. E.
Wilvert again mounting his stilts after
an enthusiastic reception here last
night, left before dinner this morn->
ing for Mercersburg where academy
boya have arranged a big greeting.
Wilvert crossed the Mason and Dixon
line into Maryland at Middleburg at
noon yesterday. At that point he made
a meal on crackers and cheese and a
big crock of milk, but made up for it
when he drifted into Hagerstown at
1 o'clock. lie was in line condition
except for some discomfort suffered
from a swollen gland which resulted
from a fall while coming down the
valley this side of Newville.
Mrs. Wilvert and the baby greeted
the stilt king when he reached the
Hotel Baldwin here.
"Ambition" Agent Here
Planning Local Appearance
Henry H. Winchell, who is associated
■With tiie producers of "Ambition" a
new drama to be presented in Harris
burg at the Majestic Theater, next
Wednesday, afternoon and evening,
spent to-day in this city.
While It is thus far little known
hereabouts, or anywhere, for that mat
ter. because of its very recent produc
tion, "Ambition" is declared to be an
other "Music Master." with promises of
a phenomenal run after its entrance in
The story is built around the inter
esting career of a talented, but poor,
musician. After leaving Harrisburg
the new play goes into the Belaseo
Theater, Washington, for a run, with
prospects of reaching Broadway early
in the Fall for a stay of the entire sea
Underwood Will Lead
Hobson by 25,000 Votes
By Associated Press
Birmingham, Ala., April 8. Re
turns to-day from the State primary
held Monday in Alabama indicated
that B. B. Comer, for Governor, was
leading his three opponents by a plur
ality of 10.000.
Oscar W. Underwood leads Rich
mond P. Hobson. his opponent for th<»
United States Senate, by 15,000. It
seems certain that Underwood will in
crease his lead to about 25,000 when
Ihe tabulation is completed.
Canned "Teddy" Talk to
Delight Bull Moosers
Canned Teddy speeches—a phono
graph reproducing the words of
Colonel Roos«velt —will feature an en
tertainment for Washington party ad
herents and their friends to be given
at Washington party headquarters,
2_'S Market street, to-morrow night at
v o'clock. Speeches will also lie made
,1. B. R*ed. fJ K. I.andis. J. E.
smarts and others. A cordial welcome
J: extended. to. all,. .
Rotary Quh Will Send
Delegates to Houston
John S. Musser, Howard C. Fry and Dr. Samuel Z. Shope
to Go
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John S. Musser, president, and How
ary C. Fry, secretary, were last even
ins elected as delegates and national
committeeman, respectively, by the
Harrisburg Rotary Club to the inter
national convention of Rotary clubs at
Houston, Texas in June. Dr. Samuel
V.. Shope. who had expressed an in
tention of attending: the convention,
was also vested with the powers of
delegate by a unanimous vote of the
club. Alternates chosen were C. Harry
Kain, William M. Robison and C. M.
The Rotnrians were entertained by
Seat Sale Promises to Be Largest
in History of Musical
The Harrisburg Choral Society held i
| a big rehearsal In Fahnestock llall, j
jV. 31. C. A. last night. This was the
last regular rehearsal prior to the
Easter Music Festival to be held in the !
31ajestic Theater on Tuesday evening,
April 11. In spite of the rain and'
| dampness there was a lurge attend-;
j ance. The entire work of "Elijah" j
| was rehearsed, and Dr. Wolle, the con- .
ductor, paid particular attention to at- i
| lacks, shading and expression,
i The members are most enthusiastic
I about Dr. Wolle and his earnest way
|of conducting, as well as the degree
of efficiency to which he has brought
(the society. An extra rehearsal will J
Ibo held on Easter Monday evening and!
the rehearsal with the orchestra and'
I soloists will be held at 10 o'clock
.Tuesday morning. April 14, the date |
of the festival.
| At lust night's rehearsal the mem-1
I bers made return of tickets to S. D.I
| Sanson), treasurer, and to the assist
ant treasurer, lloss H. Swope. These
I officers stated that all indications |
I point to the largest sale of tickets ill \
i the society's history. Not only do in
l dicalons point to the largest sale for'
ithe evening concert lut if the attend-I
I ance can be judged by the present
I sale a crowded house will greet the!
; Kussian Symphony Orchestra at the i
i orchestral concert in the afternoon. At i
j this concert the soloists will be Bern- i
ard Altschuler, mtoloncelllst, and Mme. i
Rossini at the celeste.
The celeste is a new instrument so
far as is known in Harrisburg and
much curiosity has been aroused as to
just what kind of an instrument it is.
It is a musical instrument invented
by Victor Mustel, of Paris, consisting
of a keyboard of five octaves and ham
| mers that strike on steel plates back-!
led by wooden resonators. It belongs l
;to the harrgoniea class of Instruments;
land the sounds which eminate from
lit are something lik* the sounds of a 1
I bell.
Honors For Students at
Mercersburg Commencement
.\pt\ial to The Telegraph
.Mercersburg, Pa.. April B.—By rea- j
|Hon of high scholarship the following!
boys have been granted the privilege
of delivering orations on commence-I
I ment day at the Mercersburg Acad- j
| amy: Valedictorian. Junius Parker
| Fishburn, Roanoke, Va.; salutatorian, J
| Thomas Clark Matthews, Sanibel, I
jFla.; Schaff oration, Paul Moyer Lim-i
! bert, Mont Alto, Pa.; Nevin oration, !
| John Millington Rankin, So. Charle- !
ton, Ohio; Higbee oration, Harold;
! Augustine Butz, Littlestown, Pa. Hon-i
jorary orations—Abraham Frank Lan- j
[dis, Enfield, Pa.; James Gait Elder, I
iPaxtang. Pa.; John Chestnut Taylor,!
| Jr.. Shade Gap, Pa.; Lewis Evans j
'tlßrtman, Lancaster. Pa.: Chih Wo j
jChu, Canton, China: Jose Viconte, San j
Juan, Porto Rico: Halifax Carter I
j Clark, Mexico City, Mexico; Paul Met
icalfe Stouffer, Mercersburg, Pa.; Fred- :
:eric Lexington Rouff. Binghomton, N. I
j V.; Frederick Clever Bald, Mercers-1
burg, Pa.; Paul McKown, Martins- I
I burg. W. Va.; Glenn Roscoo Qe Puy, J
jXundu, X. V.; Richard Harley Oiler,!
i Brooklyn, X. Y.; Robert Griffith!
Hearne, Detroit, Mich; Joseph Went
wortli Coxe, Roanoke, Va.
612 Expelled Spaniards
Arrive in Juarez, Mex.
By Associated Press
Juarez, Mex., April B.—Six hundred
and twelve men, women and children
of the Spanish colony expelled from
Torreon by General Villa, arrived early
Huddled in th passenger cars they
waited for dawn and the arrival of
George C. Carothers, special agent of
the United States Department of State.
"Mr. Carothers came up a day
ahead of us to see what he could do
with General Carranza," said Joaquin
Fernandez, an exile. "We are under
protection of the American flag and
we decided not to leave the cars until
Carothers came."
The refugees left Torreon yesterday
morning. Every seat In the coaches
was occupied. Fernandez said that
there had been no sickness or great
inconvenience during the trip.
Carothers had another interview
with General Carranza last night but
it was said that the general's atti
tude against the Spaniards remained
Ex-Patrolmen l.arsen and Hicks
were sworn In to-day by Mayor Ro\al
The new chauffeur. Wllhelm J. Mehr
ins. Jr.. and Patrolman lloagej will
go oil duly April 15.
lit >W ,\ Kl> c. I'KY
David C. Cotterei in the Cotterel an
nex in North Court street and enjoyed
business talks on the development of
loose leaf ledger systems, office furni
ture and safe cabinets by Mr. Cot
terel and Harry Lindley.
"How have you benefited by Ro
tary" was the topic of a series of brief
talks by members. The evening closed
with a smoker and concert.
Only Proper Thing When Sunset's
on the Water to Get
Best Effect
Mother, mother may I go out to swim? '
Yes, my darling daughter;
But be sure to wear your crimson wig, I
For sunset'B on the water.
Not content with springing the latest
In woman's garb, the trouser-costume,
an up-to-the- minute department store
of this city is now exhibiting on its
pretty wax models the newest craze of
feminine sartorial wrinkles the wig
of vivid hue. The exhibits shown here
consist of:
1. A pea-green affair, closely re
sembling Easter-basket grass In color;
2. A bright brown monstrosity; ;t. A
very brilliant ochre, oh, you wigs!
Which leads a dazed and overwhelm
ed mind Into a reflection on Etiquette
as she may be in, say 1920. For In
stance, at that date, not so far distant,
ViA - ou , r ladies' page may contain
something like this:
"Dearest Editor: Will you please
tell mo what colors of hair Is
proper to wear at all seasons of the
Distressed Deportment of the
coiffure is required acording to the
academy de belles art as follows
-10 a. m.—Morning costume. Wear
your natural hair. It none is left
wear a pale pea-green effect done a
la Madam Pompadour.
Runcheon Wear a speckled
w,VI Ure i gray an< J brown done
ferp wlsh r k not so Io »8- as inter
fere with the proper navigation of
the soup spoon. *
r,ii'i 0r 'f'" 18 ', b , rld se parties, etc., a
are tn°hp r bec °m'ng If any men
are to be present wear a gold or
silver spangled, or a blue stripe
Officers of Bowmansdale
Lodge, I. 0. 0. F., Installed
Special to The Telegraph
Mechanicsburg, Pa., April 8
Tuesday evening. J. W. Shutt. of Car
lisle, district deputy grant master, as
sisted by Jesse Robbins, of Carlisle,
acting as grand marshal, A. A. Ar
nold as grand secretary; George W.
Hershman as grand warden and Fred
V, 1 foyer as grand chaplain, all of
Mechanicsburg, installed the officers
of Bowmansdale Lodge, Xo. 1179, I. o.
in full form. These were the
officers: Past grand. O. M. Sipe
noble grand, William Hyde; left supl
porter to noble grand, C. D. Crom
leigh; right supporter to noble grand,
Jacob Lauck; vice grand, Calvin Ba
ker; left supporter to vice grand, Wil
liam Brousrher; right supporter to
a nd' Harry C. Myers; secretary,
W. G. Eckels; treasurer, Daniel N
Fortney; chaplain, O. M. Stauffer:
warden. D. O. Fishel; conductor, C.
>\. Bullinger; right scene supporter,
J. O. Hershey; left scene supporter,
Guy Cocklin; Inside guardian, T. P.
Kohler; outside guardian; John Rcn
A number of addresses were made
for ihe good of the order, after which
luncheon was served. The lodge was
only instituted three years ago and
has a membership of more than one
hundred and over $1,200 in the treas
Bill Will Take Away
Morelos' Statehood
By Associated Press
Mexico City, April 8. —A bill was in
troduced in Congress last night to
take away statehood from Morelos and
divide Chihuahua into two States and
one territory, the latter being in the
northern district with the capital Ju
arez. This would give the federals
control of international questions. The
[cities of Chihuahua and Parral will
be the capitals of the two States.
Major Arce has arrived here. He
said he came from Torreon which city
he left last Friday. According to Ma
jor Arce at that time the federals still
were in control there. He added that
General Thomas Urbina, one of the
rebel commanders, had been captured
by the federals, paraded through the
j streets of Torreon and then executed.
Washington, D. C., April B.—The
1 Department of Agriculture forecasts a
record-breaking crop of winter wheat.
A conservative estimate issued to-day
placed the Indicated yield at 551,000,-
000 bushels from an acreage of 36!-
506,000 planted last autumn.
London, April B.—Premier Asquith
, again became a member nf the House
lof Commons to-day «hnn he was re
turned unopposed bj his old constitu
ent nf East Fife, Scotland ,
Question Being Threshed Out by
County and Municipal Le
gal Authorities
Ilarrisburg has
not settled with
Dauphin county
for the latter's bill
for maintenance of
city prisoners in
the jail for the last
nine months of
1913 pending an
agreement be
tween the city and
county legal au-
thorities on vne question of cost per
When the city settled its bill a year
ago the basis upon which the cost was
figured was 20 cents per diem. The
bill for the nine months ending De-1
cember 31, 1913, however, averages I
between 32 and 33 cents per head. I
The difference,'the prison authorities
explain, Is due to the increased cost ol
keep under the new system. The oniy
way, it is held, by which the cost can
be obtained is to divide the number of
days during which all the prisoners
served in the year into the total
cost of maintenance. AYhen the pel
capita cost is had this is plied
by the number of city pri-
For the nine months -.-stlon
5,595 prisoners were w. .I.ed to
prison, it is figured, and they were in
carcerated for more than 80,000 days.
The- bill for quarter ending April
1, 191 4, has not yet been presented.
Pros|iective Bidders Seek Informa
tion.—Contracting and engineering
linns from all over the country have
written or applied through their rep
resentatives to City Engineer Cowdon
for information of various kinds that
may be of value to prospective bid
ders in competing for the contract for
building the Front and Second street
subways under the Cumberland Valley
tracks April 15.
County Treasurer Hal icy in Phila
delphia.—County Treasurer Arthur H.
| Bailey has returned from a brief busi
ness trip to Philadelphia.
At the Register's Ofliee.—Letters of
administration were granted on the
estate of Sol. J. Baer, Middletown, to
Mrs. Emma Baer. Felix K. Davis,
superintendent of the Harrisburg Kail
ways Company, was granted letters on
the estate of his father, Israel C.
Realty Transfers.—Realty transfers
included the following: John E. Gip
ple to Leo F. Poppel, 25 North Nine
teenth street, $100; Ed. Moeslein to
P. F. Herr. 1013 Manada street, $1;
A. K. Thomas to L. Begelfer, ulB
North Second street, $5,100; J. B.
Esenweiu to Harry E. Ivise, 1004
Penn street, $10; L. Fisher to Leona
M. Bower, 1511 Vernon street, $1;
Helen Och to Friend German Build
ing and Loan Association, 1415 Wal
lace street, $100; A. Kern to E. Moes
lein, Highland, $1; H. D. Tschupp to
C. E. Keiter, Elinabethville, $600; J.
Hassinger heirs to John E. Rom
berger, Mifflin, $602.
To-ilay's Building Permits. —E. N.
L#ebo, two 21/i-story frames, 1921-23
Swatara street, $3,600; .lohn Shelly,
live 2-story bricks, 226 to 231 Seneca
street, SIO,OOO.
Want Possesion of Basement. —An
amicable suit in ejectment with a view
to obtaining possession of a portion
of the basement of 221 Market street
was begun to-day by Jacob and Isaac
Silverman, trading as Silverman
Brothers, against George Brengle Mil
ler. The plaintiffs allege that the de
fendant has not complied with the
lease requirements relative to repairs,
improvements, etc. The elevator room
has been made too small, it Is set
forth, and the steam pipes have been
rearranged in such a way as to inter
fere with the operation of the valves.
Auditor S. If. Orwig "aid. —Attorney
S. H. Orwig, special auditor, who re
cently filed his report on the accounts
of the register of wills, prothonotary
and recorder of deeds, was paid to
day. The warrant was for $262.50.
Courthouse Visitor. George M.
Kozier, Lykens, called upon Deputy
Register of Wills C. W. Rubendal'l
Poor Directors Raise Salaries.
Salaries of some of the employes of
the almshouse were raised consid
erably to-day by the Poor Directors.
The salary of Margaret Zimmerman,
laundress, was boosted from S2O to
$25 per month and the salary of David
Gill, the farmer, was raised from
$27.50 to $35 per month. Robert
Smeltzer, who got $27.50, boarded a
horse and Gill does not.
Piled Committee Petition. Nomi
nation petitions were filed with the
County Commissioners to-day as fol
lows: Republican, city, C. Alfred
Hoopes, Albert J. White and John E
Bart-: county, Daniel W. Brubaker, all
ot the Fourth precinct of the Fifth
ward; Grocer C. Buser, Hummels
town. Democratic, county committee.
Holiday Friday. —County and citv
offices will likely be closed all day
Fr day. Good Friday is a legal bank
holiday and there is a movement
among the Courthouse officials to have
business suspended for the day.
Banquet After Installation
of Odd Fellows' Officers
Special to Til i Telegraph
New Bloomfield, Pa., April 8 Oil
Monday night Past Master Warren
E. Clousur, acting as district deputy
Brand mastor, the officers or Mack
inaw T.odge, No. 380. I. O. O. F, of
Now Bloomfield were installed as 'fol
lows; Noble grand, B. B. Lupper
vice grand, Clarence Askins; R. S
N. G., J. E. Stewart; L. S. N. G Ross
Clouse; R. S. V. G., Elmer Tressler;
E. S. A. G., Lawrence Gupp; warden,
Phillip Clouser; conducor. Frank Fet
terhoff; chaplain, Frank Keller; R S
S., C. G. Weaver; L,. S. S„ Chas. Fllck
inger; inside guardian, John Holman;
outside guardian, Chas. Painter.
After the installation the initiatory
degree was conferred on candidates,
After the lodge meeting, forty mem
bers, including visitors from Mc-
Dempsey lodge and Blain lodge en
joyed a banquet at the Mansion House.
Women and Children
Are Taken at Tampico
By Associated Press
Washington, April B.—American
women and children in Dona Cc ilia,
a suburb of Tampico, have been
brought into the city by order of Rear
Admiral Mayo in that their lives may
not be endangered by fighting in prog
ress there. t
Admiral Fletcher forwarded to the
Navy Department this report he re
ceived yesterday from Admiral Mayo
at Tampico:
"Sharp fighting during the day until
six, Vera Cruz tiring all day. Do not
believe this is a serious attack on
Tampico, as nothing indicates rebels
have artillery, but report is persistant
they will have some soon. Governor
Caballeros is in 'oinmund or the
rebels. Some alarm in town hut not
acute. Have brought American women
and children from Dona Cecilia Into
Tampico. Some noncom pal ants In
jured." .. . . - ■
Faith, and It's the Green
Will Gil the City Cops
No More Must Irish Patrolm en Suffer Affront From Fiery
Red Bulbs
Green lights in the future will be
used to call Harrisburg's Irish and
other patrolmen to special duty. Or
cU*rgt Issued to-day, in effect on April
U>, changes the special call color on
the I uslncss districts from red to
green. , .
This is made necessary because ot
the erection of four up-to-date stand
ards tn Market street next Monday.
On these standards will be police and
fire alarm boxes. Oil the police boxes
will be lights which will Hash the green.
A red light will burn day and night on
Auditor General Asks New Method I
of Making Payments-
Hearing April 24
Auditor General Powell gave a new
turn to the controversy over disposition
of the income from State licenses of
motor vehicles to-day when he an
nounced that he would not receive the
dailv payments of such revenue by the
State Highway Department without a
detailed statement showing to whom ,
each license was issued. The Highway
Commissioner has mandamused the
Auditor General to sow cause why he
should not honor requisitions by the
road department on the income from li
censes for use in maintenance of high
ways and the fiscal officer holds that he
is prohibited from so doing by tho spe
cific appropriation act of 1909 drawn
after the Capitol furnishing scandal.
Ex-Attorney General M. Hapton Todd
came here to-day as counsel for the
Auditor General and State Treasurer to
prepare the answer to the mandamus
papers, and arranged with Attorney
General Bell for argument of the case
by the Dauphin County Court on April
State Highway officials also saw the
Attorney General about the request of
the Auditor General, who refused to
accept about $9,000 offered as revenue
under the custom which has prevailed
since departmentss were required to
deposit receipts daily. About $750,000
is Involved in the controversy over pay
ment of the money to the Highway De
partment. that sum having been receiv
ed from licensing of motor vehicles.
"General" Drummond,
Shouting and Struggling,
Pays $lO Fine in Court
By Associated Press
London, April 8. Pandemonium
reigned in Marlborough street police
court to-day when "General" Mrs.
Drummond, the militant suffragette,
was brought up again and sentenced
to pay a fine of $lO or go to prison
for two months, for creating a dis
turbance in Hyde Park during the
Unionist rally on Saturday.
Mrs. Drummond was so violent that
three policemen had to pinion her and
remove her hatpins before the magis
trate found opportunity during a
pause in the uproar to pronounce sen-
I tencc.
The "general" vehemently declared
that she would never pay the fine. She
was forcibly removed to a cell.
All the time Mrs. Drummond was in
court she kept up a fierce struggle
with the police and warders and
shrieked denunciation of every one
present. Even a sister militant suff
ragette who was in court, was the vic
tim of a verbal attack because she
did not storm the prisoner's enclosure
and rescue the "general."
Seizing a policeman's metal whistle.
Mrs. Drummond flung it at the magis
trate's head, but he dodged the mis
Taking advantage of the diversion
Mrs. Drummond then sprang from the
enclosure but was seized before she
got far away and was carried back
shouting and struggling.
When Mrs. Drummond became
clmer she was released, as either she
or some one else had paid her tine.
President Stoner to Decline
Y. M. C. A. Re-election
Frank K. Stoner. who for three
years has been president of the Penn
sylvania Railroad Young Men's Chris
tian Association, last night notified
the members of the board of directors
that he would decline a renomination.
'The election will be held April 20.
During the administration of Presi
dent Stoner the railroad association
has increased over 50 per cent., im
provements have been made at a total
cost of $15,000 and every meeting held
during the week and on Sunday has
had an increased attendance.
Hot From the Wire
By Associated t'ress
Southampton. Sir Lionel Cardcn.
British Minister to Mexico, sailed to
ri uy on the Olympic for New York on
his way to Mexico City. Before Sir Lio
nel's departure the Foreign Office an
nounced that he was returning to hu
post in Mexico temporarily, and that
lie would proceed to another post later
in the year.
Knnaan City, Mo. The lowest tem
peratures ever recorded so late in April
were registered over most of Misouri,
Kansas and Oklahoma and North Texas
to-day and local officers of the United
States Weather Bureau predicted tem
peratures several degrees lower
throughout that territory to-night.
Washington, D. C. Great Lakes
package boat lines, independent of the
railroads, are making, according to
testimony submitted to-day to the In
terstate Commerce Commission, good
profit upon investment, although they
carry less tonnage than the lines under
railroad control.
.. Itnbnt, Morocco. Captain Ilerve, a
French military aviator and a lieuten
ant he was carrying as a passenger,
were hacked to death to-day by insur
gent Moors, after they had escaped un
injured from an aeroplane accident in
the desert.
llclfnirt, Ireland. Militant suf
fragettes created so much confusion
and noise in the police court here to
day, when Dorothy Evans and Madge
Muir, officials of the Belfast branch of
the Women's Social and Political Union
were brought up for trial, that the pro
ceedings had to be adjourned.
]> n riH. —*■ Madame Vitz, a prisoner In
Saint l>azare jail, was to-day sent to
an insane asylum, having become ile
mented in consequence of her campaign
against the granting of favors by the
prison authorities to Madame Calllaux,
who killed Gaston Calmette.
Washington, I>. C. Plans for Presi
dent Wilson's Easter trip were changed
to-dav. The party will go to AVhite
Sulphur Springs, W. Va., instead of Hot
Springs, va., as previously announced
at the White House.
Greenville, S, C. Little change was
reported to-day in the condition of
Eben S. Draper, former Governor of
Massachusetts, in a critical condition
here after an attack of paralysis. Phy
sicians said he had an even chance of
ft'ew York. Twin boys Were born
to-day to Mr. an<l Mrs. Robert Living
ston Gerry. Mrs. Gerry was Cornelia
Harriman. daughter uf the lain K. 11.
Harrlman. They have two other chil
APRIL 8, 1914.
the top of fire alarm boxes. The
standards will be located at Second
and .Market, Third and Market, Fourth
and .Market and Fifth and Market
City Electrician Clark E. Dlehl has
also been Informed by the HarrlHburK
I.ltiht and Power Company that the
cable for Market street will go down
early next week. The Gamewoll Fire
Alarm Company to-day notified City
Electrician Dlehl that a force of men
will-be nent.next week to Install the
Weil-Known Lawyer Will Be Can
didate on Republican Ticket
in County
John C. Nissley, one of the most
widely-known lawyers of tho Dauphin
county bar, has announced himself
as a candidate for the Legislature on
the Republican ticket.
Mr. Nissley is a resident of Lower
Paxton township and is one of the
most ardent good roads advocates in
Central Pennsylvania. He has never
held public office, but has frequently
been heard on the stump in Republi
can campaigns during the past ten
years or more. He is a lawyer of abil
ity and is popular throughout the
farming districts of the county. His
friends believe he will have no serious
opposition for the nomination and
that he will be elected in November.
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of the Chicago women registered took
advantage of the newly gained fran
chise at yesterday's municipal elec
tion none of the nine woman can
didates for the city council was suc
cessful, receiving only a scattered
vote. Alderman John (Bath House)
Coughlin, who for a score of years has
represented the First ward,
nearly 4,000 votes over Miss MaVon
Drake, a court stenographer. He re
ceived more female votes than Miss
Drake. The total vote polled by the
Socialist candidates was 39,900.
The new council will be Democratic,
as it has been for the last several
years. Yotes of the women helped
defeat a proposition for a comprehen
sive subway system to cost $130,000,-
000. The subway proposition was lost
by 90,000 votes. Another public pol
icy question providing for home rule
in the regulation of public, utilities
was successful by a majority of 1,000.
Republicans Make Big
Gains in New Mexico
By Associated Press
Albuquerque, N. M., April B. Re
publicans made gains in the city's
elections In New Mexico yesterday. In
this city a Democratic majority of
more than 600 two years ago was re
versed and W. H. Boatright, Republi
can, was elected mayor over Mayor
D. K. B. Sfellers, Democrat, by 143
In Santa Fe, Roman L. Baca, speak
er of the New Mexico House of Repre
sentatives, nominated by a fusion of
Democrats and Progressives for mayor
was overwhelmingly defeated by State
Auditor W. G. Sagent, Republican.
By Associated Press
St. Louis, Mo„ April S. —Reform
personified by the economy ticket of
aldermanie candidate was victorious in
i East St. Louis, 111., yesterday. Of a
j total registration of 13,000 little more
than 9,000 votes were cast. A. D.
Woods, a negro, independent candi
; date for alderman in Hie Second ward.
| was defeated because of ignorance of
I negro women as to the method of vot
ling. Scores of these women signed
I their names to the ballots and wrote
on them such personal notes as "Oh
you Ad" and "I hope you win."
Boston, April B.—James A. Galll
van, Democrat, was eleoted to fill the
vacancy caused by the resignation of
Mayor James M. Curjey as congress
man from the Twelfth district. Mr.
Gallivan had opposed the adminis
tration policy on the tolls repeal.
By Associated Press
i St. Joseph, Mo., April 8. Elliott
Marshall, Republican, defeated David
E. Curt.in, Democrat, and two other
candidates for mayor of St. Joseph
yesterday in the municipal election.
The entire Democratic ticket, with the
exception of its head, was elected, W.
S. S. Borkowski winning for treasurer
i by two votes.
Flareback Forecasted
by Washington Bureau
By Associated Press
Washington, D. C., April 8. An
old-fashioned flareback of winter ts
about to sweep the East. At the
Weather Bureau to-day this special
bulletin was issued:
"Abnormally high pressure and low
temperatures prevail over the great
interior basin of the country, the line,
of freezing temperature extending to
the Oklahomi-Texa-s line.
"These conditions will move east
ward and southeastward over the ruR
and Atlantic States during the next 24
to 4 8 hours and frosts may be ex
pected Wednesday night to the gulf
coast, with temperatures near or be
low freezing ill the interior and frosts
on Thursday night oter northern
"In Georgia and the Carolinas freez
ing temperatures are likely on Thurs
day night, while to the northward they
will be from ten to twenty degrees
lower. Over the great central valleys
and the West low temperatures will
continue for another day or two."
Buenon .Alr»i, .Argentine. Prince
and Princess Henry or Prussia returned
here to-day from their visit to Chile, i
While there they went to Santiago and
Norfolk. A Stat® militiamen
were held in readiness to-day by Gov
ernor Stuart to suppress the ra> «• meet
nt ,tafestown. if Attorney (i»n»ral Pel.
,'lard should rail for their aid. I
First Pennsylvania Threshermen
and Farmers' Protective Asso
ciation Organizes
Delegates Here From Every Coun
ty—Remedial Legislation Is
One Object
With the election of officers lato
this afternoon and the adoption of
the constitution and by-laws, the first.
Pennsylvania Thresher men's and
Farmers' Protective Association was
completed. The first enrollment will
reach 000.
The morning session to-day was out
short because a photographer couldn't
get his flashlight to work when taking
a picture of the convention body and
much business went over
until this afternoon.
Arguments showing the need for on
organization between threshermen and
farmers in Pennsylvania were pre
sented by James Winter, national or
ganizer, of Oilman City, Iowa; .1. I?.
Parker, ol' the American Thresher
men. of Indianapolis; William G.
Eppley, Waynesboro; C. M. Kisecker,
Waynesboro, and Watson Snivelv, sales
manager or the Frick Company, of
National Organizer James Winter
presided over to-day's sessions; F. H.
Squires was made temporary secre
tary. The following committees were
appointed, with instructions to report
this afternoon at 2 o'clock:
Nominations—George A. Dechant,
chairman, HarrisburK; Ira M. Hart,
MechanicsburK; Ezra Statsfus, Tlio
Gap, Lancaster county; W. L, Ho
verter, Harrisburg; W. IS. Crawford,
Indiana county, and J. A. Hose, Ilar
Constitution and By-laws —P. 11.
Squires, chairman, Harrisburg; Georgo
Sellers, The Gap, Lancaster countv;
Charles M. Kisecker, Waynesboro; P.
M. Spamtler, Plalnfleld, Cumberland \
county; \Valter Snlvely, Waynesboro,
and E. H. Harmon, Juniata county.
Hesolutions C. T. Cook, York,
chairman; Charles Yocum, Union
county; George H. Toadvine, Williams,
A mars meeting was held last night,
presided over by J. A. Rose, of Har
risburg. The speakers included Mavor
John K. Royal, B. B. Clarke, of Wis
consin. editor of ' the Thresherman:
George A. Dechant, ol' Ibis city; Wil
liam T. Creasy, of Catawissa, master
of the State Grange, and Gabriel 11.
Moyer, of Lebanon.
Special to The Telegraph
Lancaster, Pa., April 8. Edward
M. Robinson, 52 years old, a prominent
businessman, died yesterday. A na
tive of New York city, he came to
Lancaster a young man and for many
years was associated in an official ca
pacity here with Milton S. Hershey,
the cliocolato king, prior to the lat
ter's establishment ol' his big plant at
Hershey. Mr. Robinson was one ot
those who then established the Stand
ard Caramel Factory here. '
Special to The Telegraph
Sun bury, Pa., April 8. —Mrs. Reulalt
Kaiser, 2!) years old. died at the Mary
M. Packer Hospital, Sunbury, yester
day, following two operations.
SEAI.KD proposals will be received
by the Superintendent of Public
Grounds and Buildings, Capitol Build
ing. Harrisburg. Pa., until 12 o'clock
noon, Tuesday, April 14, 1914, for fur
nishing all the necessary labor and
materials as called for In plant and
specification prepared by Edward K.
Morse, Engineer. Commonwealth Build
ing. Pittsburgh, Pa., for the construc
tion of a bridge (known as the Wasser
Bridge) across the Shenango River,
about one mile below Shenango, Mercer
county, Pa.
Prospective bidders may secure plans
and specifications by applying to the
office of Superintendent of Public
I Grounds and Buildings at Capitol
Building, Harrisburg. Pa.
! Bidders desiring information not con
tained in tile plans and specifications
I may apply either to the Engineer, Kd-
I win K. Morse, or to the Superintendent
'of Public Grounds and Buildings iAk<
writing. .... . .
Proposals shall be In sealed en
velopes plainly addressed on the out
! side with the name and location of
bridge and name of bidder.
Superintendent Puulic Grounds and
Entate of HHJIIIOIUI 1.. Steivnrl, Decenaed
BY virtue of an order of the Orphans'
Court, of Dauphin County, there will be
exposed to public sale at the Court
House, in the City of Harrisburg, Pa.,
on Wednesday, the 29th day of April, A.
I D. 1914, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon o£
I said dav, the following tract of lanu:
Beginning at stones at a point on tlio
south side, of the Schuylkill and Sus-
Wtuehanna Railroad, thirty (:>0) feet
Ifrom the center lino of said railroad;
; thence north sixty-two degrees ami
forty-nine s minutes («:' degrees, 49 min
utes) east, and parallel with said rall-
I road thirteen hundred twelve (l,:s I-)
1 feet to a point; thence south twenty
seven degrees eleven minutes (i 7 de
grees, II minutes) east, a distance ol:
'sixty -three (63) >eet to n point; thenon
' by a remaining part of tills tract, .south
i eighty-four degrees eleven minutes (St
degrees, 11 minutes) east four hundred
| seventeen (417) feet to a point; thence
jby same north seventy-seven degrees
I forty-nine minutes (77 degrees, 49 min
utes), east four hundred forty-nine
(449 ) l'eet to a point; thence by same
; north eighty-one degrees thirty m|n
j utes (81 degrees. 20 minutes) east threo
(hundred fifty-five (355) feet to a point;
i thence by same north sixty-six
forty-five minutes (lili degrees. 15 inin ■
| utes) east six hundred two (tio2) feet
to a point; thence by same north sixty
four and one-fourth degrees (64 ',4 de T
grees) east seven hundred forty (740)
feet to a point; thence along the Ellen
dale Forge Tract south twenty-six de
grees fifteen minutes (20 degrees, 1.1
minutes) east six hundred forty- tw >
(642) feet to stones; tlienee south fifty
six degrees fourteen minutes (56 de
grees, 14 minutes) west twcnty-Si>:
hundred seventeen (2,617) feet to .w'
hickory; thence by the John Bell tracr.
fifty-nine degrees forty-five mlnut- i
(59 degrees, 45 minutes) west ,sixteen
hundred seventy-two (1,672) feet i*>
stones; thence by the John Gayma.i
tract eight degrees forty-eight minutes
(8 degrees, IS minutes) west fourteen
hundred fifty-four (1,454) feet to .;i
white oak; thence by the same narui
nine degrees twenty-three minutes <:•
degrees, 23 minutes) west one hundri d
seventy three (173) feet, to the plaee
of beginning. Containing one hundred
three (103) acres and one hundred (10n)
perches. Together with the use of a
private road leading from a point In the
public road from Dauphin to Eliemlafu
Forge, to land herein.
Having thereon erected a
house and barn. W
Terms of sale—Ten pi r cent, of thr '
purchase money on day IT sale; 15 per
cent. on the day of the confirmation u*
i the sale by the Court, and the bal.m'n
within ten i 10) days from the confir
! rnation of the salo by the Court, wil't
power to adjourn ihe sale from tini< t<>
I Ime.
I BRADDOCK, Attorney.