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Huerfa Reported to Be Willing to Resign
ILXXXIII— NO. 117
STAPLES HERE JUNE
1 TO TAKE CHARGE OF
nstructor of Past Seasons Will
Have Entire Supervision
RETURN WAS IN QUESTION
ieneral Program of Previous Years
lo Be Followed—Application
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J. K. STAPLES
iarrisburg's Hoy and Girl Playground
J. K. Staples, for the last two years
larrisburg's boy playground in
truetor, will return to this city to
ssume complete charge of the boys'
nd girls' recreation, work during the
ummer of 1914.
announcement of Mr. Sta-
Ips' return was made to-day by City
wnmissioner M. Harvey Taylor, su
icrintendent of parks and public
roperty. upon receipt of a letter from
he outdoor expert.
Mr. Staples is conducting open-air
,-ork in the city schools of Houston,
'exus. The schools will close May 28
nd he expects to reach Harrisburg
When Mr. Staples left-for the south!
t the close of the 1913 season it was '
onsidered a question as to whether I
e. would come back again because of j
he uncertainty of the plans for parks
nd playgrounds incident to the ex
acted change of government and pos
ible reorganization of the various city
Await Staple*' Arrival
One of the first moves J. R. Iloffert
nade after deciding to remain in the
ity's service as assistant superintend
nt, however, was to get into com
lunication with Mr. Staples relative
n returning to Harrisburg. Then fol
>wed Commissioner Taylor's letter of
I'ntil the playground instructor ar
ives no definite announcement of j
lans can be made, although it is gen- I
rally expected that much the same
rogram of previous years will be car- !
The only radical change, perhaps,
•ill be the elimination of the position
f girls' plavground instructor. Miss
Fssie Beidleman had charge of this
.•ork, but she will come back to Har
isburg. The entire general super
ision of the boys and girls' work will
ccordingly remain with Mr. Staples
nd the supervisors of the girls and
oys' work will be under him.
McCormlck's Island Camp
The summer camp on McCormlck's
stand, the volleyball, basketball,
layground ball and other league con
sists, the inter playground track and
eld meet, sewing, cooking and ralia
•ork—all these phases of the city's
layground work that has placed the
ity in the forefront of other cities in
his respect will be followed out in
The first move for organizing the
layground work for the year will be
lade upon the arrival of Mr. Staples,
hen the supervisors will he chosen.
Ir. Staples has sent on some appli
ation blanks setting forth quali
cations,'etc.. which must be filled in
i y the prospective poachers.
Late News Bulletins !
SENATOR PENROSE AT HERSHEY
Accompanied by State Senator Itcidlcmaii aiul ex-County Chair
inan Smith. I'nitnl States Senator Penrose this afternoon paid a visit ,
to Hcrshcy. Many friends greeted Senator Penrose at tlie Senate this
T. R. RETURNS TO-MORROW
Oyster Bay. X. Y., May IH.—Oyster Bay folk have completed plans
to welcome home Theodore Roosevelt, returning' from the wilds of
Brazil. The colonel Is aboard the Booth liner Aidan, due to reach New
York to-morrow. |
STRIKE ORDERS ISSUED
Columbus, <).. May IS.—Orders declaring a strike of all coal miners 1
hi Ohio went out from headquarters of district No. 6, United Mine Work
ers of America, here to-day. Miners' officials to-day also began paying 1
strike benefits of Sit per week to every member of the organization. Tlie i
mines have been closed since April 1 by order or the operators.
MORE FUNDS DEMANDED
Washington, May 18.—That General Caballero, constitutionalist
commander at Tamplco, had requested through the Chamlier of Com- I
inerce there all business lirms, Mexican and Spanish, to subscribe to a
voluntary fund for the constitutionalist cause was reported to the Navy I
Department to-day by Admiral Mayo. J
Batavla, Java, Slay 18.—The body of the late Madame Lillian Nor- (
tllca was shipped to-day on board the steamer Van Cloon for Singapore
from which port it will lie taken to tlie United States.
Frankfort-on-the-Maln, Germany, May 18.—Another fatal accident
occurred In connection with the Prince Henry aviation competition
which started yesterday at Darmstadt. »Lieut. Rohde who was ilvlne as a
passenger with Lieut. Kolbe, was killed when their monoplane was can
sized by gusty winds. Lieut. Kolbe escaped with slight Injuries.
Washington, May 18.—The Brazilian minister in Mexico Cltv In
formed the State Department to-day that the Mexican department of i
communication had appointed three men to resume charge of the I oboa
Island light, now operated by American forces. This Information was
conveyed to tlie Brazilian minister through the Mexican foreign oflw
railroad conditions. *
Wall Street Closing.—Chesapeake A Ohio. 51: Ijcliigh \'alle~ThH •
Northern Pncilic. 111 %: Southern Pacific, tt;l'..: Union Pacific ' i'\7 0 I
C.. M. & St. P.. 101%; I'. R. K„ 112: Reading IC.VV H ; \ V 'central'
IM %; Canadian Pacific, 19l}£; U. S. Steel, tt'2%.
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ROCKING THE BOAT
PENROSE HERE TO
OF H. H. C. TONIGHT
Senior Senator Will Pay Honor to
the Members of Influential
, United States Senator Boies Penrose
will close his campaign for the Repub
lican nomination for senator in this
city to-night, speaking at the family
party celebration of the twelfth anni
versary of the incorporation of the
Harrisburg Republican Club. The sen
ator arrived here to-day from Johns
town, where he spoke Saturday night,
and appeared to be not only confident
of his renomination but serene as to
the outcome in November. He re
ceived a number of Harrisburgers at
the Senate to-day and discussed the
situation, expressing his appreciation
of what had been done in his behalf
in this city and smiling broadly over
the claims of his opponents and the
merry row in the State Democracy.
At the dinner in Chestnut Street
Hall to-night the Harrisburg Repub
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BRITISH ADMIRAL DIES
By Associated Press
London. May 18. —Admiral Sir
Charles Carter Drury died here to-day
aged 68. He was born at Rothesay,
New Brunswick, and entered the Bri
tish navy in 1859. From 1903 to
1908 he was second sea lord of the
HARRISBURG, PA., MONDAY EVENING, ' MAY 18, 1914.
STRIKERS HOPE TO
FORCE OTHER BODIES
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Believe That B. of L. F. & E. WiU
Come to Assistance of
Aided by the Brotherhood of Loco
motive Firemen and Englnemen,
strikers hope to force the other trans
portation brotherhoods to their aid.
This was the statement made to-day
by Vice-president H. E. G'sell of the
Railroad officials announced that
further assurance had been received
from the heads of the transportation
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PRESIDENT JUDGE GEORGE KUNKEL
I Neighbors of Judge Goerge Kunkel
I will «ive ■ hlni hearty -support in his
j campaign for nomination on the non
i partisan ticket for judge of the State
I Supreme f'ourt.
They will igo to the noils to-morrow
in large numbers for that express ,
FOUR SURVIVORS OF
BURIED STEIIER IRE
FOUND IN H LIFEBOAT
Men Drifted Over Seas For Two
Weeks; Eleven Companions
Died From Exposure
By Associated Press
Halifax, N. S., May 18.—The United
States revenue cutter Seneca arrived
here to-day with the four survivors of
the burned steamer Columbian whom
sLe .picked up from their small boat
forty miles south of Sable Island at
10 o'clock yesterday, morning.
The condition of the men is seri
ous but it is believed they will live.
A wireless message from Captain
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purpose. Scores of men who arc not
enrolled will take advantage of the
opportunity of voting the nonpartisan
tickets, as they are allowed to do by
law, and will give Judge Kunkel their
l<'oi>' nurd on I'Hge 7.]
FOR BIG CON VENTION;
FRED C. 11 AN YEN
LEWIS A. MINGLE USHER A. HALL
Grand Accountant. Grand Secretary. \
1200 Delegates to Attend State Grand Lodge Sessions
Daring Week; Old Fight to Transfer Grand Lodge Of
fices Will Be Resumed Many Delegates Favor Harris
burg as Permanent Headquarters Believing This City
More Accessible Than Philadelphia.
Although delegates to the ninety
first annual session of the Grand Lodge
of the Independent Order of Odd Fel
lows are not arriving as soon as they
have in previous sessions, the registra
tion committee sittlrtg in the Board
of Trade Building is taking care of a
fairly large number. The primaries
to-morrow is the cause of the delay
of representatives in arriving here, but
by to-morrow noon it is expected that
nearly all the 1,193 delegates will be
While the real business of the ses
sion will hardly be under way until
Wednesday, already the booms for the
place of holding the ninety-second
session are under way. Among the
places mentioned are Reading, Wilkes-
Barre and Delaware Water Cap. The
Berks county delegation is here strong
Posing as Detectives
Four Men Get SIO,OOO
By Associated Press
New York, May 18.—Posing as de
tectives, four men gained entrance
to a Broadway motion picture theater |
early to-day. made the watchman a I
prisoner, handcuffed three workmen I
who wero in the theater, then blew j
open the safe in the box office, ob- i
taining SIO,OOO. The robbers were in I
the theater building three hours and I
compelled the watchman to wind the
watchmans clocks at various points in I
the theater at the proper time so that l
no suspicion as to their presence
would be noted on the outside.
AMERICAN CONSUL DIES
.London, May 18.—Gioom has been
cast over the American colony in Lon
don by the death yesterday of Consul
General John L. Griffiths who suc
cumbed to heart disease. He is deep
ly regretted not only in the English
capital but throughout the country
where he was almost as well known
p- in London on account of his bril-!
liant after dinner speeches. He was |
one of the most popular American i
officials who has ever held office in
CHILI) RUN DOWN
While playing in the street near her
home Saturday, Carrie Baltimore,
aged 4 years, of 1227 North Seventh
street, was struck by Footer's delivery j
auto. The child was taken to the |
Harrisburg Hospital, suffering with a
broken left leg and injuries about her'
face and- body.
HOW TO VOTE FOR ]
JUDGE GEO j
Ask for a Nonpartisan ballot and
j GUST A V A. ENDLICH |
ROBERT sTfKAZER j
J. J. kINTNER j"
GEORGE KUNKEL j~^~
HAROLD L. ROBINSON j ~
EMORY A. WALLING |
i WM. WILHELM ~]
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HARRY S. WRIGHT
Assistant Grand Secretary.
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with big- white buttons bearing the slo- I
gan "1915, Heading:, I. O. O. F."
. The movement to change the grand.
lodge, offices from Philadelphia to this
place, it Is understood, Is also under
way, and this will probably precipitate
about the only noteworthy combat on
the floor. Aside from this proposition,
affairs of the lodge are so smoothly
running that but little other than rou
tine business will be transacted, it is
Competition for offices begin at the
grand wardenship, and among those
who are contending for his honor is
Roy D. Beman, a Harrisburg member.
There are about a dozen members
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Becker's Press Agent
Testifies at Trial
B.v Associated Press
New York, May 18.—Charles B.
Plit, one time press agent and ad
viser for Charles Becker, on trial for
I the murder of the gambler, Herman
Rosenthal, took the witness stand for
the State to-day and corroborated in
many details the stories of Jack Ross
and others that Becker was instigator
of the murder plot. As ho testified
he avoided looking at the defendant.
After Rosenthal had been murdered
the witness swore, he met Becker, who
was indignant at tne way the killing
had been accomplished.
"What is the matter with Jack
Rose and the hunch?" l'lilt quoted
Becker as having said. "To pull the
stunt the way they did was very bad.
You would suppose it was being done
for the moving pictures."
W. R. Criles Will
Address Rotary Club
W. R. Crites, of the Hunt, Helm,
Ferris Company, of Harvard, 111., will
address the Rotary Club to-morrow
evening on "The Salesman's Shake
spearean." The meeting will be held
at Roshon's studio. Mr. Crltes is a
well-known speaker and a large at
tendance is anticipated.
Antis Are Raising Quite
a Row Hereabouts
Considerable activity is being shewn
In this section by the Pennsylvania
Society Opposed to Woman Suffrage,
two meetings of a series to be held
hereabouts being already scheduled.
Friday evening an anti-suffrage meet
ing will be held at No. 4 Union street,
Middletown, and tin; following Thurs
day a similar meeting will be held
in the courthouse at Carlisle.
Both meetings will be addressed by
Miss Lucy J. Price, of Cleveland, who
Is to deliver a number of addresses
in this section.
"OPEN SESSION" AT TECH
Annual "open session" at Tech will
take place Thursday, May 21 from
7.30 to 10. Teeh orchestra will play
land all shops and laboratories are!
thrown open to the public. The dem- I
onstration of wireless telegraphv will j
I he a feature.
II VRRISnt'ltG HOME TO-MOHROW |
_ Late to-day the game scheduled for !
York to-morrow was transferred to J
; Harrisburg. Game will be played
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IHUERTA WILLING TO
RESIGN IF MEDIATORS
DEEM IT NECESSARY,
Mexican Dictator Reported to
I Have Said He Will Quit Presi
dency to Brinl About Peace
TAMPICO FLAG INCIDENT
NOT TO BE CONSIDERED
Military Leaders in Southern Re
public Will Have No Chance of
Being Named Huerta's Succes
By Associated Press
Washington. May 18.—General Hu
erfa has authorized the Mexican medi
ation delegates to submit his resigna
tion, in case such a course is found
necessary to a settlement in peace ne
gotiations. This was stated positively
in dispatches to-day from a thorough
ly competent diplomatic source in
Mexico City, to one of the foreign re
presentatives here, and confirms in
timations given by friends of the dele
gates here yesterday.
According to this information from
I Mexico City, General Huerta at first
authorized the delegates to discuss
only the question of the Tampico con
flict, leading to the American occupa
tion of Vera Cruz. Later tho Mexican
dictators, it is explained, came to
recognize tho necessity of a broader
settlement and then conveyed to the
delegates assurances that he was pre
pared to step down should this course
be found necessary by them.
No Successor Named
The problem causing chief concern
to diplomats in Mexico City now.is
that of tho form of administration to
be established during the interregnum
before a constitutionally elected pre
sident could resume office. No intim
ations concerning the >"> me of a pos
sible successor to Huerta were con
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| Testing Water Supply
Furnished From City
High Service Station
Tests of the water that is being' l'u.'-
nished by the city to the Thirteenth
waril and other outlying districts
through the high service pumping sta
tion at Reservoir Park are being made
by Dr. George K. Moftitt, the city
bacteriologist, under the direction of
City Conynissioner H. F. Bowman,
superintendent of public safety.
"Is it true that some of the citizens
of the district supplied by the bigh
service station have complained about
the water?" Mr. Bowman was tusked.
"No, sir. it is not!" said Commis
GUNBOAT GOES TO MEXICO
By Associated Press
New York, May 18.—The gunboat
Machias. which recently was recalled
from naval militia service to be fitted
out for duty in Mexican waters, sailed
from the Brooklyn navy yard yester
day on her way to Vera Cruz. Hamp
ton Road, it is understood, is to be
the gunboat's only stopping place on
her way to the gulf.
MANY REFUSE TO LEAVE
By Associated Press
Washington, D. C., May IS. —The
Brazilian Minister in Mexico City re
i ported to-day that he was completing
arrangements for the departure of 250
American refugees who will go by
train to Puerto Mexico, where they;
will take ship for the United States.
The Minister added that there still
arc a larf;e number of Americans who
j decline to leave Mexico City.
For llarrlNlturK and vicinity: Fair
to-niKht anil Tuesday; moderate
For I'.'aMem Pennsylvania i Fair
weather and moderate tempera
lure iii-nIKUt anil Tueadny) light
The Siisquchauun river and all It*
tributaries will fall to-night and
Tueatlliy. A Nlage of nliout 5.7
feet Is Indicated for llarrUburg'
Temperature! H a. in., 2 p. m., 75.
Sunt HINCN, 4148 a. m.| net*, 7its
Mooui New moon, May 24, 0i3,%
Hlver Stage i 0.7 feet above low
Highest temperature, 72.
Lowest temperature, 47.
Meun tcmiierature, UO.
Normal temperature, U2.
Antonicelli Orazio and Anna Maria
Lewis Brady, York, and Marearer
Peters, Middle Paxton township
C ' ty ' and Uannah
What's The Score?
When you want to know, you
turn to your newspaper.
You follow the same rule
when the question "Where Shall
I Get It" flashes through your
The advertising columns ans
wer this latter and most Import
ant question as fully as the box
score does your question as to
Each day your newspaper
comes to you it comes as a
messenger of service to keep yon
posted on the things you w*nt
You wouldn't get the full use
of Its service if you didn't let
its advertising help you.
And you always find it as In
teresting as it is helpful.