Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, December 10, 1918, Page 16, Image 16

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Williams Tells Senate Two
Nations Are Equipped by
Sea Power and Resources
Washington.—A league of nations
consisting of the United States and
the British Empire, which other
nations might join or fail to join
as they pleased, but which could
dominate the world and enforce
peace through sea power and con
trol of raw materials, was suggested
in the Senate today as a very prac
tical solution of the problem of
maintaining tiie world's peace by
John Sharp Williams, a member of
the Foreign Relations Committee
and probably President Wilson's
closest friend in the upper house.
Believing that what -Mr. Williams
was saying may have been inspired
by the President, who it is thought
talked with the Mississippi Senator
on this question, and with hint only
of the entire membership of Con
gress. Senators pricked up their ears
at this suggestion.
[Continued from First l'ugc.]
SSOo,(X>O,OOU by th- government and
the probability of the cancellation of
1200.000,000 more by the Emerger.?y
Fleet Corporation, and with the le
lease of enormous quantities of tlte
raw product, it became imperative
that immediate steps be taken for
the readjustment of the enormous
facilities of the company. The rea
sons for Schwab's resignation we. e
made known on Monday when the an
nouncement of the cancellation of the
huge government contracts .-as riadi.
Engaged almost entirely on war
work, steps were taken almost !m- '
mediately after the cessation of hos
tilities by officials of the Steelton
plant to again place some parts of
k their plant on peace work. Several
& weeks ago the ftrst rails were rolled j
D 1 y the company for a period of four
years. But much work remains to 1
be done at Steelton to bring ti. i plant
back to a peace basis as there does at
other plants under the control of
Schwab, and so his resignation.
Tills will be the first time for years
that any quantity of Iron and steel
has been available for any but war ,
purposes. Enormous amounts of it j
will be necessary to care toy con- |
struclion work long delayed because i
of the inability to secure the neces- I
sary material, and to care for recon
struction work, and it is to secure
some of these peace contracts that
Schwab will first devote his attten- '
In tlie cancellation of the war eon
tracts. the steel companies get an ad- |
from the government for'
work already done on the war eon
traits or special plant extensions
made to accommodate the war needs 1
of the government. Actual loss will ,
he suffered only by the speculative i
companies organized in a gamble on I
g..vrnment war contracts. Companies !
of this kind which did not do actual I
government work but only speculated !
on getting war contracts, will not j
be reimbursed.
"But any plant which has begun i
v ork on a contract for us or has made j
monetary Investment on definite au
thorization from us, will be compen
sated by the Emergency Elect Cor- !
puration," said Charles Piez, who j
took chwab's place as director gen- j
eral of shipping yesterday. "We may j
l.uy their plants from them and j
charge off the loss as a prat of legi- j
limate war loss."
, Mr. Schwab is now in Ohio on per- :
soiial business, but Will return to I
Philadelphia. Thursday, to take for- j
mat leave of the Emergency Fleet I
Corporation. Edward X. Hurley, i
chairman of the shipping board, who
| appealed In vain to Mr. Schwab to re- I
main in his position as director gen- :
eral of shipping, gave high praise to I
Schwab for Ills work in the war. In |
a telegram to Schwab's office y ester- :
uay. Hurley said:
"You . generously answered your |
country's call in the time of urgent
need. We have established a fine rco- J
I ord of shipbuilding achievement, an 1 j
1 am personally grateful to you >r
the patriotic sacrifices you have madj I
for your country, and for the fine ;
and unselfish way in which you work- ]
ed by my side. You can have the '
knowledge in leaving that a fine or
ganization remains in the fleet cor
poration to carry on your work. 1
will count on you for the aid and j
solution which you can still give us I
from the outside."
[Continued from First l'ugc.]
rooms. For a time, conscientious ;
hotel proprietors complied with the j
request, but the increased amount ,
of drunkenness among soldiers is j
sufficient evidence to the police that j
the suloonnicn have relaxed their ■
v igilance.
At a conference with Mayor ]
Keister some time ago, representu- ■
tives of the local liquor dispensers 1
and retailers, agreed to do all In
their power to curb the pernicious
practice of bootlegging. Mayor Keis
ter said to-day they have conformed
to their agreement for the most part |
but there are many saloonkeepers j
who persist in selling liquor to be i
carried away from their premises J
without making any effort to de- !
terniine the responsibility of the j
L purchasers. ,
Mr. Keister said that with the I
slight relaxation of discipline attend- ;
ant upon the signing of the armi
stice, and with the great influx of j
soldiers home on leave for the holi- |
days, and still others corning home
following their discharge, the cam
paign against bootlegging must be I
carried on without letup. He pointed I
out that even following their dis- |
charge, ex-soldiers and sailors may |
not purchase liquor as long as they 1
wear the uniform of t.he army or
Bootleggers have been* heavily
fined in ihc police campaign to
break up the business here.
Estate of Elizabeth Holland, late of
llarrisburg. Pa., deceased.
upon the said Estate have been grant
-0 to the undersigned. All persons
liuving claims or demands against
said Estate will make known the
. seine, and all persons Indebted to said
li-ccdent will inake payment, without
tr delay, to
llarrisburg. Pa..
1230 North Third Street.
V • !
Washington, Dec. 10.—Restora
tion of normal passenger service
| now has been undertaken by tiie
j railroad administration, said Direc
! tor General MeAdoo. A number of
| trains, he announced, will be added
to existing schedules within the next
j few weeks.
j "The war now Aieing practically
over," he said, "it will be the policy
' of the railroad administration dur-
I ing the remaining period of federal
| control to give to the public the
j best service of which the railroads
| are capable.
| .
Wilson's Advisers of
Industry Are to Meet
With Him in Sessions
By Associated Press
Washington, Dec. 10. —The Indus
i trial members of President Wilson's
j "war cabinet," \vhich met at the
: White House every Wednesday dur
ing this country's participation in
the war, will join the President as a
I unit in Paris and act as his advisers
at the peace conference on economic,
; industrial and reconstruction prob
| lems in Europe affecting the future
| peace of the world.
Those who will make up the party ,
to sail upon word from President '
Wilson are Bernard M. Barueh.
' chairman of the War Industries
I Board: Fuel Administrator Harry A.
Garfield, and Vance C. McCorniick.
j chairman of the War Trade Board: I
I Edward X. Hurley, chairman of the!
Shipping Board, and Food Adminis
trator liet'bcert ('. Hoover, already (
ill Europe.
Huns Not Wanted Here;
Immigration to Be Curbed
With Germany crushed and beat- j
en into insensibility, from hence
forth a second or third rate power: ;
with Germany bending double un
der a frightful load of debt and ;
overwhelmed with gloom; with j
Germany the prey of Bolshevist ;
terrorists, who will find it quite as
easv to plunder and murder tier- >
mans in the years that are to come j
as it has been to rob and kill \
Frenchmen and Belgians in the j
years that are past—with all these ;
things happening in Germany, it '
may lie assumed that large numbers
of the inhabitants of that wretched
country will make an attempt to
leave it at the earliest possible mo
ment. Where will they go'.'
Surely not to any of the allied
countries in Europe or to their col
onies—not just now. Not even to
tiie new nations that are being born
out of the wreck of Austria-Hungary. !
Not to any of the countries with j
which Germany was allied, for these j
countries will be revolutionary, pau
per lands for years to come. Is it ;
not, therefore, reasonable to sup- I
pose that many of them will try to |
come to America'.'
America luis plenty of room for.
immigrants. America wants im- I
migrants. America is rich. Amer- j
ica is orderly and free. America is
easy, tolerant, long suffering and j
quick to forgive. These facts can j
hardly be overlooked by the Ger- :
man who has it in mind lo leave
Germany. It is accordingly likely,
that he shall very soon have to de
cide what, attitude shall be toward!
these people. Do we want them or!
Most emphatically we do not want •
those German soldiers who during
the four years last past have looted !
homes, tortured prisoners, raped j
women, and bayoneted babies. In j
other words, we do not at least j
nine out of len German ex-soldiers. !
Further, \ve do not want any one .
from Germany v.ho defends now or
ever has defended the fiendish Hun :
fighting of the Kaiser's barbarous j
Government. Such people would be '
dangerous citizens. Given the op- j
portunity. they would meet certain- i
ly commit in America the crimes !
they have committed or condoned j
in Europe.
Undoubtedly there are still decent j
men and women in Germany. But ;
they are very greatly in the minor- j
ity. There is no reason why we I
should oppose the immigration of |
this class. But those who are de- ,
cent cannot object If we demand ;
proof of their decency before we
permit them to come in. Their •
examination should be rigid. If
there is the slightest evidence that j
a would-be Immigrant has commit- i
ted or condoned atrocities during
this war, or that he believes Ger
many was in the right in her attack
on civilization, he should not be
permitted to enter our gates.
Little Son Sends Daddy Pershing Christinas Box
*l3 .
General Tershing is to have a reg ular Christmas Just like the other
boys over there. His little son Warren has seen to that. In a package
conforming to the regulations regar ding the size of gift boxes to be sent
overseas, Warren sent his daddy a la yer of candles, a layer of candled
fruits, a knife three linen handkerchiefs and a pair of silk socks. That's
all he could cram into the box.
As rapidly as/ possible service will
be improved, although the trains
which were run under private con
trol merely for competitive reasons,
will not be restored. Such service
was unnecessary.
"Plans already have been made
for service to California. Florida
and the southeastern states during
the coming winter. The public may
be assured that the railroad admin
istration will do everything possible
to meet the need of the traveling
, Deaths and Funerals
Chester Lloyd Pleam. employed atj
j the State Arsenal in Die Adjutant
j General's Department, died last night
'at his home, 1138 Zarker street, of
| pneumonia, following an attack ofj
! influenza. Mr. Pleam, who was 21
years old, was born in Marietta, at-;
! tended tlie public schools there, and ;
later graduated from Conway Hall,'
Carlisle. He attended the Second Re-.
1 formed Cliurcli In this city. Mr Pleam
was thought well of in the Adjutant,
i General's Department, and had form- ■
! tiij- been employed in the Stale High-j
way Department.
Mr. Pleam is survived by his wife, j
i two children, and his parents, Mr and;
(Mis. Reuben H. Pleam, who resides
I .it 11*18 Chestnut street. The funeral!
(services, which will be private, will j
be held Thursday afternoon at 1 j
o'clock, the Rev. Alfred N. Sayres, i
j pastor of the Second Reformed!
(Church, ifficiating. The body can iie
i viewed Thursday morning from 10 tic
12 o'clock. It will later be taken by
; Hoover and Suns, undertakers, to_
| Marietta for burial.
Samuel K. Furnian, aged 50 years,
27 North Sixteenth street, died Mon
day afternoon after a week's illness. I
Funeral services will be held Friday
; afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Wal-1
1 ti r S. Dunlop, pastor of the Market
| Square Baptist Church, officiating,
i Services will be in charge of Perse
j Vera nee Dodge. No. 21. F, and A. M.
; Burial will lie in Paxtang Cemetery.
; Mr. Furnian was in the Pennsyl
vania Railroad mail service for more
than 23 years. He is survived by \
daughters, Mrs. Ethel I- Henry and,
Catherine, and a son. Paul H. Fur
Funeral services for Charles Allen'
I Light, of Lebanon, will bo held Thins-'
jfiay at his late home there. He was!
I h member of a prominent Lebanon i
| county family and was the son of the
j late Harry Allen Light. He was also!
! a brother of Simon P. Light, an at- j
i tornev. who is well known in Har-!
jiisburg. He is survived by his wife,
i Mid three sons, two sisters and two
' brothers. He was prominent in
i hurcli and Masonic circles. Mrs. L. j
G, Staulfer, of this city, is a sister.
Mrs. Sarah E. Smiley, aged 71:
| years, widow of Henderson Smiley,]
1 died yesterday afternoon at the home !
of Iter daughter, Mrs. John E. Ileller,
!22 Altoona avenue, Etiola. Funeral i
i services will be held Friday morning!
iat 9.80 o'clock. Tiie Rev. Mr. Gleam. I
j pastor of the Enola United Brethren I
| Church, will officiate. The bodv will]
ihe taken to Duncannon by Hoover
i and Son for burial.
The members of the Wednesday
! Club Chorus are asked by the di
j restor. Mrs. Wilbur F. Harris to re
j turn at once to the Y. M. C. A. any
j of the Christmas song books taken
i front rehearsal last evening. Mem
i hers are asked also to call at the Y.
: M. C. A. for new music tft be pre
! pured for next Monday's rehearsal.
j Hurry A. Mackey, chairman of the j
Workmen's Compensation Board, is 1
]in Washington to-day, where he
j made an address to a Congressional
] committee on the "Re-education of
! the Industrial Cripple." He was also
i invited to discuss the Smith-Bank
head bill, which is now before Con
gress. The Dill is for the purpose of
providing federal money to the state
for the re-educational of industrial
Chandler Brothers and Company,
members of New York and Phlladel-
I phla Stock Exchanges—3 North Mar
j ket Spuare, llarrisburg; 336 Chestnut
j street. Philadelphia; 34 Pine street.
( New York—furnish the following
it quotations: Open 2 p. m.
I Allis Chalmers .< 30% 30
[ Amer Beet Sugar 61% 63V, j
"j American Can 47% 47% I
.j Am Car and Foundry ... 87% 884, (
;] Amer Loco 64% 6. % j
j Anier Smelting 85 85-,. ,
ij Amer Woolens 37% 57%'
i, Anaconda Gtr% 6?
t Baldwin Locomotive ... 7G'7% ]
' Baltimore and Ohio .... 55% 5%
! Bethlehem Steel B 67% 68%
) Butte Copper 20% 20%
California Petroleum ... 22% 22%
I Canadian Pacific ICQ , 160 '
t Central Leather 63 64%
'] Chesapeake and Ohio ... 58 58
j Chicago it I and Pacific . $8 277 a
' Chlno Con Copper 38% 38 %
! Col Fuel and Iron 40 40%
I Corn Products 45% 48
j Crucible Steel 68% 59 ]
.! Distilling Securities .... 50% 50%
! Erie 19* 19 % '
i General Motors 127 130
;] Goodrich B F 56% 56%!
Great Northern pfd .... 97 97%
i Great Northern Ore subs 31 74 31 %
1 Hide nnd Leather 15 15%
! Hide and Leather pfd .. 75 75%
j Inspiration Copper .... 48% 48%
| International Paper .... 32 32
>] Kennecott 35% 35%
'Kansas City Southern ..21 21
■ Lehigh Valley 60% 60
Maxwell Motors .". 28% 29%
1 Merc .Mar Cafts 27 27%
| Merc Mar Ctfs pfd .... 114% 114 )
| Alex Petroleum 161%' 161%
i Miami Copper 25% 25% I
] Mldvalo Steel 45% 45%
] New York Central 78% 78%
; N Y N II and H 36 35% '
Norfolk and Western .. 107% 106%
! Northern Pacific 96 96% .
] Pennsylvania Railroad . 47 47
] Pittsburgh Coal 47% 47%. |
' Railway Steel Spg 74% 75% |
i Ray Con Copper 22% 22% '
i Reading 84" 85 |
i Republic Iron and Steel 77 77%
■ Southern Pacific 103 103 ]
' Southern Ity 32 31 % ]
, Studebaker 61% 53%
: Union Pacific 130% 130% j
I U S 1 Alcohol 104% 103% j
I U S Rubber 74% 74% i
| U S Steel 97% 97% ]
U S Steel pfd 112%. 113% ;
| Utah Copper 79% 80%
Virginia-Carolina Client. 54% 54%
Westlnghouse Mfg .... 43% 44
Willys-Overland 26% 27
Western Alaryland 13% 13 j
By Associated Press
Phlliideliiuiii, Dec. 10. Wheat —j
j .So. i, son, l eu. $2.24.
1 Corn—Tlte market is steady; No. 2. j
yet to it. us lo grude turn locution, j
ti.Oo ig 1.7 0 , No. 3. yelloW, sl.ssts I. •0. 1
, Oats —• The market is higher; |
i No. 2, white. 8J: s y8oc; No. ), unite, i
The market is st<auy, soil I
i winter, per ton, s4u.ao(u 4 i.ou; spring, |
! .oil j i i.oo*i< ij.uo.
Butter The market is steady; :
AkCtktu, At ... LUuimwij,
I 70c; nearby prints, tancy, j
Cheese Tlte market ,s firm; '
j .\C . 10l h Uliu 6k i>AWWtt4*U, iut( UitlA t |
! 36®37%c.
Lggs —.Market steady; Pennsylvania '
Ultu uilltl itfcui'lJ/ Uidia, Arte cuaea, '
121.004y-t.su per case; do., current re. I
ceipt* tree cases. $20.7. per
case, Western, extiu ursts, lice caseo,
j $21.004521.60 per case; Uo., firsts, tree
cases. $20.40 4y20.70 percase; lancy, se
lected, packed. 76®78c per dozen.
' Kcfincu sugars Aturget steady; !
powdered, 5.45 c; extra fine grunuiat
j eu, i>2,,e,
! Live Poultry Alarkct weaker;
j fowls. 274(-32c; spring chickens, 24' '
29c; fowls, not leghorns, 31b 32c; white j
It'lSAlUl'ii** I jd'Hlbl i3Wi MGCUtI ti j
I roosters, 20#21c; young, staggy roost
i ers, 204(!2lc; old roosters, 2049 _ic; !
sp* iiio c ..tokens, nut teg nor us, Jutt---, i
While leghorns, 294j/3OC; ducks. Peking '
spring, 32b'36c; do., old,, 3035 c. Indian >
Runner. 28b30c; spring ducks. Lung '
Island, 314j!3Uc; turkeys,) 25®28c,
lieu, tv, -sid o.e. western, ]
Dressed Poultry—Higher; turkeys,
spring, choice to fancy, 40b 12c; j
turkeys. Ileal! killed. Inn .u good, 35d' '
39c; turkcys.common. 30b33c; old lur- 1
keqs, 34® 37c; towls easier; fresh kill- .
cd fowls, fancy. 35®35%0; do., smaller!
sizes. 26®/31%c; old roosters, 37c;
broiling cliickens. western, 42®i44c,
roasting chickens, 29®36c; ducks, 40®
42c; western, ducks, 38® 40e; geese, zl
® 32c; dressed Pekin ducks, 34®J6c; i
old, 30®32c; Indian Runners, 27® 1
i 21 %c; spring ducks. Long island, Ju® i
| 40c.
I I'otatoes The market is dull;.
I New Jersey, No. 1. 75®90. 1
per basket; do., No. 2. 40®60c
,u Ma.i.,l, dp.. jOO-11. I. Sgs, No. ,
l-.OO'u d.uu, extra quality; No. i. ;
t i-3t>'u 2 26. Rnnngy l\nn> ine lbs.. '
No. 1, $2.40® 2.75; do., per 100 lbs., No.
2. $1.35®1.76, New Jersey, No. 2, 100 in. !
No. 1, $2.15®2.40; do.. No. 2, 100 ibs.!
$1.25® 1.75; western, per 100 lb a „ $1.2; I
i.uu, .tiuinc. per 10c !0„., M.tuai 1
1 80; Deiuware .n Maryland, per \I>J
i 1,.-., urn nri.iu; Michigan, I
$1.50®1.70; Florida. per btnrsi '
ii.co ,1 4.00; Florida. pet hushen '
hamper, 7u®B6c; M' • !u, per ISo-.0. i
Lugs. $i.50®3.00; North Carolina pet
barrel. $1.50®4.t'0; squill Carolina, per I
haMek |l.((y4iM; Nortolk. pel oar- '
barrel. $2.00®3.75; fancy. Macungie,
No. 1„ per barrel, $2.95®3.10; do.. No.
2, per barrel, $1.25® 1.50.
Flour Firm, winter wheat, new
10'J per cent. Hour. 10.25® lt'.Us p. r
barrel; Kansas wheat, new, $10.85®
11.20 per uarrei, current receipt.,
new, $10.85® 11.20 per barrel."
Buy Tn- marl..-i Ulli , ; nintlty
No. 1. large and small bales, $33.00®
34.00 per ton; No. 2, small bales, s3l on
® 32.00 per ton; No. 3. $25.00® 26.00 per
ton; sample. $12.60® 15.50 per ton; no
grade, $7.50® 11.50 per ton.
Clover Light mixed. $30.00®
31.00 per ton; .No. 1. light, mixed
$27.004/I'B.oo per ton; No. 2, light mix
ed. $25.00®26.00 per ton; nogrude
I I" ' lull. •
Tallow The market is steady,
prime city. In tierces. llic; city
special, luose, 16^4c; prime country,
15c: dark, 14®.14>xc; edible in tierces,
18® 18% c
, liy Associated Press
Chicago, Dec. 10. (U, S. llureau
of Markets). Hogs Receipts
42,000; market strong to a shut.,
higher than yesterday's average.
Butchers, $17,504/17.75; light, $17.00
17.60: packing, $16.85® 17.40; throw
outs, $16.00® 16.75: pigs. good to
choice. $14.25® 15.50.
Cattle Receipts. 25,000; good
weight steers, eanners and calves
steady; other classes slow to lower.
Beef cattle, good, choice a/ul prime,
$15.00® 10.75: common and prime.
$9.25® 15.00; butcher stock, cows and
heifers. $6.50® 13.75; eanners and cut
ters, $5.75816.50; stockrrs and feeders,
good, choice and fancy, $10.00<?13.25;
inferior, common and medium. s7.no®
10.00: veal calves, good and choice
$16.75® 17.25: western range beef
steers. $14.25© 17.75; cows and heif
ers. $8.25® 12.75.
Sheep Receipts. 32,000: lamb*
opened steady at yesterday's close;
sheep and yearlings strong to higher:
lamlis, choice and prime. $15.60® 15.70;
medium and good. $15.2 4® 15.60; culls,
slo.oo® 12.50; ewes, choice and prime.
$9.50® 10.00; medium and good, sß.oo®
9.50; culls. $4.00® 6.75.
By Associated Press
Chicago, Dec. 19.—Board of Trade,
Corn—January. 1.31',4; May, 1.30.
Oats—January. 72%: May, 7288.
Pork—January. 48.<5: May. 44.85.
Lard—January, 26.45; May, 25.75.
I Ribs—January. 26.87; May. 24.95. j
By Associated Press
Washington, Doc. I.—More letters
from the secret files of Count Von
Beinstorlf were read to the Senate
committee invcvsatlng German and
brewery propaganda to-day by) A.
Bruce Bielaski, chief of the Bureau
of Investigation of the Department
of Justice.
Among them were instructions to
all German consuls In the United
States to get German subjects out of
plants producing materials for the
Wanted Own to Get From Under
Tho consuls were ordered to stop
Germans above the rank of common
laborer troni working in such plants,
under a seeiion of the imperial code
and to repott lo the German consul
ate at New York.
Bielaski read to the committe at
length from the diary of Dr. Karl F.
Kuehr, the German agent, whose
activities figured prominently in the
investigation. The notes of Fuehr
said that on the day following the
publication of the private letters of
H. F. Albert, he consulted with Al
bert at Cedarhurst. N. Y.. and later
discussed the incident with Samuel
Letters were submitted to show
that the Hans Lebeau relief bureau
was organized in New Y'ork to aid
in influencing Germans and Aus
trians to give up their work in muni
tion factories. This bureau ostensi
bly was a philanthropic organization
supported by contributions, but proof
had been obtained, Bielaski suld, that
the German and Austrian govern
ments paid all the expenses and that
Lebeau got $73 a week.
Itiirviliis in Principal Cities
Branches of the bureau were es-1
talilished in principal cities. Names!
of German and Austrian workers in 1
munitions plants were obtained and |
a systematic campaign among them '
conducted. Other work was found;
by the bureau for those who could ;
not obtain new jobs themselves. A
report made to tlte German embassy]
in February, 1916, by Lebeau show- ;
ed that the bureau had placed 4,456 i
laborers, and that many skilled work- '
ers who had no trouble finding work .
themselves had been persuaded to'
leave munition plants.
The bureau also took an enroll- j
ment of Germanl and Austrinns who i
had had military experience and it'
kept up its work until after Bern- ]
stortY departed upon the breaking of;
relations between the United States t
and Germany.
Allcntowii Doctor Mentioned
The name of Theodore Otto, a
doctor at Allentown, Pa., was men
tioned by Bielaski as one of the men
in this country who furnished tlte
German embassy with information
regarding munition factories. A let
ter front the doctor to the embassy
reporting on contracts of munition
plants at Allentown was read.
Bielaski said Captain Von Papen,
] the former German military attache,
i sent a message in 1915 to the Ger
-1 man consul at St. Louis saying that
two agents for the Brotherhood of
Aletal Workers in New York, Sam
uel Scollard and J. E. Hall, had be
gun a movement to stop the ship
ment of munitions to the Allies,
j Scollard was afterward indicted in
| the Industrial Workers of the World
! trial at Chicago.
The witness told how, when Cap
i tain Franz Yon Rintelen cante to the
j United States in 1915 to endeavor to
| stop shipments to Great Britain, he
j met David Lamar, convicted after
' ward in Now York and sent to pris
-lon for impersonating A. Alitchell
! Palmer, then a member of Congress,
i Ydn Rintelen formed labor organi
j zations in the interest of keeping the
j United States out of the war,
, through Lamar, lie said, and in con
j nection with that work live hundred
thousand dollars was collected.
| "Only a small purt was spent.
I however," said Bielaski. Lamar had
a habit of taking credit for a great
many things he had nothing to do
with. At a mass meeting in New
j Jersey, at which Secretary Bryan
j spoke, Lamar took credit for organ
j izing, but he had nothing to do with
] it."
The New York Staats Zeitung was
mentioned by Bielaski in connection
with the financing of a secret prop
aganda to the extent of $495. A let
] ter from Bernstorff to B. H. Bidder,
' of that paper, said "lo my great re
, gret 1 am unable to refund any
i money lor political purposes, as i
] feel that we must keep out of the
j domestic politics of the United
I States."
"1 think that letter must have
! been written for publication." said ;
I Bielaski, "because the money was '
1 paid."
Congressman in Pro lie Net
"Just what the project referred to'
, was not disclosed by the correspond- ]
; once, but the witness said it might j
' have been in connection with the 1
election of Congressman Buchanan, j
A letter from Theodore Otto. Ger- '
• man consul at Allentown, Pa., ad- !
dressed to the counsellor of the Ger- j
ncss, telling of a conversation be- |
ntun embassy was read by the wit-1
tween Otto and an unnamed person. !
"Our conversation drifted to the;
. military preparedness of the United ]
States," the letter said. "And I heard ]
that a relative of this gentlemnn ]
held a position in which he was able ]
to give information in this regard, j
Perhaps it might be opportune to I
follow out this clew."
After Bernstorff wrote the Ger- 1
ipun consuls regarding workers in I
For the convenience of lawyers and small
corporations we have arranged in hook form
a quantity of Accident Blanks sufficient for
) a vear's supply Sent to any address on re
ceipt of price, SI.OO.
Printing— Binding— Dengtdtig—Photo • Engraving
—Die Stamping—l Ma to Printing
munition . plants, he communicated
with Von Bethmann-Hollweg, then
imperial chancellor, and the latter
replied that he was inclined to be
lieve thut where there was nothing
to show that German subjects in
tended to harm their country, their
work could not be considered a vio
lation of the imperial code.
Bielaski testified that Germany
spent more than $7,500,000 for the
dissemination of propaganda in this
country front the beginning of the
war. Some of this, he said, was
used in purchasing controlling In
terests in newspapers, some of the
printing and distribution of pamph
lets and some was sent to the Ger
man consulates in principal cities.
The money used for propaganda
was obtained largely through the
sale of German treasury notes in this
country, Bielaski said. Evidence ob
tained by the Department of Jusiice
showed that the funds of the Ger
man embassy amounted to $27,850,.
000. Of this $12,600,000 was ob
tained by the sale of German treas
ury notes, $7,050,000 from bunk cred
its and loans, $7,000,000 from the
German lteichstug Bunk, and sl,-
300,000 from other banks.
Bielaski was asked by Senator
Overman to put in the hearing an
account of the nctlvties of 8010
Pasha, executed in France as a spy,
while he was in this country.
"Since 8010 is dead now," Sena
tor Overman said, "it won't hurt
anything o talk about him."
8010 was brought to this country
by a representative of Hearst, Bie
laski said, and was taken to tho
German embassy by Adolph Papen
stadt, a wealthy German of New
A ork. who is now interned. Later
the witness said. 8010 was introduc
ed to Hearst, who invited him to
luiigjk and who later attended a
number of meetings with hint. Bolo's
mission In this country was osten
sibly to obtain print paper, the com
mittee was told, but in reality it was
to obtain money for purchasing a
paper in France. After getting it he
returned to France.
' There is one fact about 8010
we have which was never brought
out before," Bielaski said. "That
is that he was in touch with the
German embassy here shortly after
war began in 1914. In a not ebook
of Dr. Albert which we have in our
possession, this entry appears:
mu ' Pre Pare telegram to Pasha."
I hat shows conclusively that the
embassy knew intimately of 8010
anil probably knew of his activi
LSorts of the Germans to create
j pro-German feeling among the ne
; groes of the Soutlt proved entirely
, unsuccessful Bielaski stated. Stories
j were circulated there to the effect
1 tllc " e K r oes were descendants
I of the Indians and that thy were the
j rightful owners of the land instead
,ot the* white people. Mother storv
designed to create feeling against
1 the English was a perverted account
iku l J5r .. al l *' Ven lhe south <lu''ins
"he qivil War.
Money Thrown Away
j "The negroes didn't take to these
stories, however." Bielaski said, "as
| they were too loyal. Money spent
Jin the South for propaganda was
I thrown away,"
Activities of the Labor's National
( Peace Council, organized in Chicago
I in May, 1916, were discussed by Biel
! aska.
The purpose of the organization
was to crystalize sentiment for peace
and to demand that the shipment of
munitions to the Allies be stopped.
The council accomplished nothing,
j Bielaski said, largely because Samuel
3ompers, president of the American
'ederation of Labor, took a firm stand
IgUlllNt it.
Hun EitiliUNMy Fenra Names
An attempt to purchase an Ameri
| can newspaper which would be in
sympathy with Germany was made
! without success. Bielaski said, short
] ly before the United States entered
I the war. The Printers and Publtsh
j ers' Association was organized by Dr.
, Hugho Sweitzer, Max W. Hteur, Emli
i Kippel and Henry Wisemann. he said,
and an effort was made to obtain $2,-'
i 000,000 for the purchase. The scheme
! fell through however, when the Ger
man embassy refused to sanction it
1 on the grtiund that the organizers
; bad "too German names," and that
j it would be under suspicion from the
j start.
questioned about ' the attitude of
! William Randolph Hearst, Bielaski
IfenrNt Huu'm nest Friend
"Of all the newspapers published
in the United States those published
by Mr. Hearst were the most pro
nounced in favor of Germany. There
is no other man whose attitude was
so friendly to Germany in the war."
"If this inquiry were limited to paid
propagandists," he added, "we could
not mention Mr. Hearst. There is no
evidence that Mr. Hearst receive any
profits from the German government
or from any one action for It.
What was his attitude after the
United States entered the war?" asked
Chairman Overman.
' "Alter we entered the war," said
the witness, "his attitude continued
very questionable. Many articles in
his papers. If published before the
passage of the espionage act, as
amended, would have suujvcicu I
to prosecution."
Councilmen to Meet Nightly
to Iron Out Kinks in Budget
Meetings will probably be held
every night next week by the city
commissioners to prepare the appro
priation ordinance for next year.
It lias not been decided when the
first meeting of the officials will be
held. It is believed effor's will be
made to call the first session late
this week but should some of tlte bu
reaus fall to submit estimates In time
it may be postponed until Monday.
Home of the larger expenditures
which will be added this year acc irJ
ing to the commissioners, will be
125,000 for the widening of North
Third street, from Walnut to North
streets: and $13,51)0 to be paid for tho
Fourteenth ward water mains. It
Is anticipated also, that there will be
a considerable increase In the cost
of ash collections under tho new
N. R. Buller Speaks to
Employes of Silk Mill
N. R. Buller. slate fish commis
sioner, addressed the noon duy meet
ing of the girls of the Hurrisburg
silk mill to-day. Mr. Buller spoke
on the work of his department and
of the importance of tish us food,
especially during the war crisis. He
told of the efforts now being made
to stock the streams and lakes of
the stale with food and guiuo fish
and of the protective measures nec
essary lo keep up the supply. Sev
eral hundred young women heard
him. Air. Buller's talk was one of
a series of educational addresses
to be delivered at the silk mill dur
ing the coming winter.
Renewal of the Armistice
to Be Taken Up at Once
llerlln, Dec. 10 (Via Amsterdam).—
Muthiiis Erzberger, head of the Ger
man armistice delegation, announced
yesterday ttiat the French govern
ment had requested the German Army
command to designate plenipoten
tiaries to confer regarding the pro
longation of tiie armistice.
The delegates will meet at Treves
December 12 and 13.
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Wormleysburg Man Is
Reported Dea din Action
Charles Hr.uck, 26 years old, ot
Wormleysburg, a corporal serving
with Compnny C, 316 th Infantry,
79th Division, now included in th
army of occupation, was killed in
action in France during the early
days of November, a War Depart*
ment telegram informs relatives in
the cross-river town. He entered
the United States service last yeot
and received his training at Cams
Meade, Mil., from which camp h<
went to France early this spring,
He is survived by one sister. Mis!
Elsie Huuck, and one brother, I-doyu
Houck, both of Wormleysburg. ,j'
Coffee Prices Boosted
Three Cents on the Pound
Coffee, the one article which has
held its own against rising prices
even In these stirring war times, lias
taken a Jump of three cents a pound
in price, it was learned to-day. No
reason for the boost could be given
by local dealers. )
The ndvance of three cents a pound
in wholesale quotations will mean
practically the same advance to the
retail trade, It was stated.
New York, Dec. 10.—That Mar
shal Foch may visit the United
States when his duties permit was
indicated by a cablegram received
here by Mayor Hylan from the mar
shal in response to a recent message
in which the mayor Invited him to
visit New York and offered him "the
freedom of the city."
At the annual session of Zcmbc >
Temple at Chestnut street hall to
morrow evening at 8 o'clock officer!
and representatives to the Imperial
Council will be elected. Notice of thf
meeting has been issued over tlif
numes of C. E. Covert, potentate, and
F. J. Smith, recorder.