The star-independent. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1904-1917, April 29, 1915, Image 1
THE WEATHEB FAIB TO NIGHT AMD TO-MOBBOW o«*U#i >«»■»(. Pas* I SVOL. 77—NO. 125 VOTES OUT $1,000,000 A MINUTE House Merrily Appro priates Money at That Rate For Third of An Hour PASSES 297 BILLS FINALLY Chorus of "Ayes" Is Sung to the Tones of "HalL Hail" and "Old Black Joe" as Lawmakers Agree to Spend $20,000,000 of State's Cash The House of Representatives this morning passed appropriation bills at the rate of a million dollars a minute and as a result cleared its calendar of more bills than at any one session so far this year. A total of 297 bills were passed carrying about $20,000,- 000, twenty minutes being consumed in disposing of them. When Speaker Ambler announced that appropriation bills would be taken up ao-j asked the House to agree to all bills on third reading so that the vote on final passage could be taken up im mediately, there began a chorus of "Ayes" from all quarters of the room that hardly abated until the final ap propriation measure was disposed of. Some of the memN"- if the House "glee club" saw a ;o get in some "music" and s >f ayes sometimes sounded ars of "Hail, Hail, the G li Here," "Old Black Joe," ' u»n i'ou Wore a Tulip" and other tunes familiar to the membership. When it was all done Speaker Ambler announced that each bill has passed by a vote of 207 to 0. There was but one interruption when Mr. Dunn, of Philadelphia, want ed a little information about an amendment in hospital appropriation bills requiring the establishment of pathalogical labratories in hospitals. Nobody wag able to give him any in formation and he replied in the nega tive when Speaker Ambler asked him if he wanted to be recorded "no" on the hospital bills. The voting other wise moved off swiftly. 402 Bills Acted on In Hour Before the appropriation bills were taken up on final passage, fifty-five bills on second reading, eleven of which were appropriation bills, were passed as were fifty bills on first reading, fif teen of which contained appropriations. In all -102 bills were acted on in a ses sion which last but 58 minutes. Xo attempt was made to pass any other bills on final passage. This was because of the slim attendance which scarcely totaled 104, which is a quorum, although 207 members were recorded "aye" on all of the appropriation bills. At 10.58 o'clock the House adjourn ed until S o'clock next Monday night. ®v that time the large number of ap propriations which passed the House will be messaged to the Senate and sent to the Appropriations Committee there. Local Appropriations Among the local and nearby appro priations passed the House this'mornino were: Sylvan Heights Home for Orphan Girls, Harrisburg, $7,500; Polyclinic hospital, 'Harrisburg,s4,ooo; Children's Industrial Home, Harrisburg, $7,000; Messiah Rescue and Benevolent Home, Harrisburg. $3,000; Chambersburg hos pital, $14,500; Nursery Home, Harris burg, $4,000; Home for the Friendless. Harrisburg. $7,000; Harrisburg hos pital, $38,500; Children's Aid Society of Franklin county, $1,500. Among the appropriation bills passed was one for the Pennsylvania Institute for the Deaf and Dumb at Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, which included an appro priation of $2,000 for the education For two years of Miss Kathryn Mary Frick, the deaf, dumb and blind" girl of Harris burg, who has been called a "Second Helen Keller.'' BEIDLEMAN ILL IX CAPITOL Senator la Stricken With Acute Indi gestion After Committee Hearing Following the adjournment of the Senate Municipal Corporation commit tee last evening, after consideration of the third class city bill, Senator E. E. Beidleman, of this city, who is a mem ber of the committee, was seized with a severe attack of acute indigestion, and for a time was prostrated. He was assisted to the private room of the President pro tem. and a physician summoned. After treatment he recovered suf ficiently to be taken home in an auto mobile. Senator Beidleman was* able u> be out to-day, but is still verv weak. Four Jersey Lawyers Disbarred Trenton, N. J., April 29. —The court of Chancery to-day disbarred four law yers for serious infractions of the court's rules in that money was ob tained from clients under "false mis representation. The court also sus pended one lawyer for three years and two lawyers for two years for minor infractions of ths rules. Descendant of Aaron Burr Dies Yonkers, N*. Y., April 29.— IMTS. Eliz abeth Jumel Perry Caryl, who was hon orary president of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a niece of Mme. Jumel, wife of Aaron Burrj die* here late yesterday at 82 years of age, jt waa announced to-day. ®K Star- Mtptnhnl WIDOW'S WILL BREAKS THAI OF BER HUSBAND Mrs. Collins. By Proceeding Under the 95,000 Law, Sets Aside Mr. Col lins' Bequests and Gives Houses to Her Nieces Despite the fact that her husband's will probated two years ago, provided for the ultimate disposition of five dwellings in Lincoln street, Steelton, the will of Elizabeth Collins, widow of Michael Collins, late of that bor ough, which was probated this morn ing, redisposes of the properties, with one exception to persons other than those designated by the husband in his will. The husband's will provided that after the death of Mrs. C-oHine one of the five houses was to go to Watkins H. Davies, and the rest of the estate, including four adjoining houses should be divided equally "among my broth ers, Patrick and James Collins; my sister, Mrs. Ellen Hunt, and my niece, Miss Ellen Collins." After their deaths and the deaths of their survivors the properties were to go to the Pennsylvania Annual Con ference of the Methodist Episcopal church. Mrs. Collins, however, after the death of her husband, proceeded under an act of 1913 which gives the widow a $5,000 portion of the estate. Under that act she came into possession of the entire estate and by her will filed to-day she disposes of it in the follow ing manner: Property at 152 Lincoln street, Steelton, to Watkins H. Davies, as re quested by huebind; "No. 15»2 1-2 to my niece, Mrs. Emily Faunce; No. 154 to my niece, Mrs. Elizabeth A. Jack son; 156 to my niece. Mrs. Mary J. Bethel, and 15S to Mrs. Margaret Evans.'' All the rest of the estate is left to Mrs. Margaret Evans. William H. Musser, of this city is mads executor of the state. MORE THAN 1,000 MEN IN RACE FOR 50 NEW JOBS Offlce-Seeken Besiege Commissioner With Pleas to Be Made Deputy Factory Inspectors—Appli cations Doubled in 24 Hours Applications for places as deputy factory inspectors to fill the fifty new positions created by law as recently signed by Governor Brumbaugh con tinue to pour in on John Price Jackson, Commissioner of Labor and Industry. I p to noon to-day, Mr. Jackson said, the applications had numbered more than one thousand and the end is not yet in sight. Commissioner Jackson's time just now is almost entirely occu pied with hearing the pleas of office seekers who call on him in person and who insist in stating verbally their qualifications for the posts." The Commissioner says he will make no appointments until he has conferred with Governor Brumbaugh. He savs irone but the men best qualified will be appointed. The number of applications for jobs has doubled in the last twenty four hours. CITV SCALES ARE SET UP Beady to Protect the Public From Short Weight in the Markets Harrisburg's municipal scales, de signed to* protect market patrons against short weight, were set up yes terday in the Chestnut street, Verbeke street and the Hill market houses. They will be at the service of the public for the first time at the market sessions on Saturday. The scales were adjusted by the manufacturer's representative late yes terday afternoon and later were in spected by City Sealer Harry D. Reel, County Inspector Marry A. Boyer and W. F. McGovern, of 'Mt. Carmel, county inspector of Northumberland county, who ia here as the guest of thV local sealers. Mr. MoGovern's visit is for the purpose of getting information on the local sealers' work. AFTER DELINQUENT TAXES 1914 School and 1018 City WUI Be Collected by Law The litta showing the Hairisburgers Who have neglected to pay the 1914 school tax and the 1913 city taxes on their city properties have been com piled by the City Treasurer and five daya will be allowed, dating from to day, in which these taxes will be ac cepted before the Treasurer proceeds to sell the real estate. Certification of those' who have not paid will be made to the solicitors for the city and the school board and a date for the tax sale then will be fixed. Philadelphia Voting on Big Loan By Associated Prett. Philadelphia, April 29.—A special election is being held here to-day on a proposed $6,000,000 loan. If the loan is approve,! the money will be devoted to rapid transit purposes. The vot ing is light throughout the city and but little interest is being taken in the election. The Republican organization is supporting the loan proposition and it no doubt will be approved. HARRISBURG, PA., THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 29, 1915 12 PAGES. IDS HE CO. RITES OF 101 YEARS ACO Secretary Runs Across Organization's First Records in Cupboard In Engine House CONCEALED IN FALSE DRAWER Documents Contain the Company's His tory From 1814 to 1823 and They Had Been Missing Since Latter Date —Show Walker First President William L. Windsor, 3d, 713 Capital street, secretary of the Hope Fire Com pany No. 2, made a remarkable find last night at the engine house of the orig inal minutes of the company, the earl iest of which are 101 years old. Mr. Windsot, a son of former Alder man William L. Windsor, was engage* in recioving papers and other things from an old cupboard that has been In possession of the company since its or ganization in IS 14 as a storage place for the secretary's papers, and of lata years had been kept in the odd part ot tie engine house. At the bottom of the cupboard, in a concealed drawer or false bottom, he unearthed the original min ute book of the Hope Company cover, ing the period from the date of its or ganization in January, 1814, to 1825. The first minutes were transcribed by John Bueher, who was the first secre tary, and are of date January 6, 1814. Following this is the date of the first ejection of officers on January 11, 1914, when the following officers were chosen. President, Thomas Walker; vice pres ident, Join M. Forster; secretary, John Bucher; treasurer, Alexander Graydon, Jr.; directors. Oeorge R. Horten, Henry Antes, Alexander Qraydon, Jr., John ■Buffing ton, George Honni ng, George Cochran, Robert Skinner and Widliam Brvan. These old minutes were hunted for fcigh and low when the Hop© Company celebrated the centennial anniversary of its organization a year ago, but could not be found. They will now be placed where they can be gotten at whenever needed to establish some his torical facts in connection with the company's existence. NEW STAFF FOR "T.ATLER" Members 8f Tech Publication to Issue First Number in May At a meeting of the Technical High school "Tattler" staff, at the home of Milton Gari an J, editor-in-chief, new members were elected. They will edit the May issue of the school paper and begin their duties this year alone. When ibusiness was in order Mil ton Garland, who was presiding, ex plained that John Bovson, who has for the last year been editor of school notes department, was the only candidate for the office of editor-in chief, and he wae accordingly elected unanimously to the office. The other men elected are as follows: Associate editor, Joe Todd; sports, McCurdy; ex change, Frank Wolfe; alumni, Kenneth Stark; technicalities, George Stack and Charles Snyder; advertising manager, Worcester; assistant advertising man agers, W. Nathan, R. Evans. Late in the evening refreshments were served to the following members of this year's staff: Milton Garland, Btanlev Golden, Franklin Metzler, Glenn Melville, Sam uel Mellhenny, Webber Knight, Clar ence Beck, William Britsch, John Yoder, John Boyeon, John Todd. Franklin Metzler was awarded the largest plate of ice cream for guessing the correct number of beans in a dish earlier in the evening. WOMAN'S BABY COACH STOLEN Was Taken From Train Whil« She Was En Route to Williamsport (Special to the Star-Independent.) Dauphin, April 29.—Charles Stago, an Italian living in this place, while re turning from Harrisburg Tuesday night on the midnight train, it is al leged, took a coach out of the vesti bule of the train. The woman to whom the coach belonged did not miss it un til she had reached Williamsport. A search warrant was issued and the coach was found next door to where Stago lived. He was arrested by the Pennsylvania Railroad detectives and taken to the Harrisburg jail yesterday. Driveway Open to Autoiats Sunday The driveway in Wildwood Park will be thrown open to autoists on Sunday by which time it is expected that the new concrete bridge now be ing constructed over the Paxton creek, just below the Wildwood lake darn] will have been completed. Picturesque Wildwood now is more beautiful than ever, due partly to the fact that, the dogwood and redwood are in bloom. AWAITS WORD FROM THE OWNER OFHOFFMAN WOODS Local Agent, Apparently, Is Willing to Sell Plot to the City at f4,000 an Acre, the Price Suggested Through Mayor Royal Since it became known that the City is willing to consider buying a part of the seventeen acre tract in Hoffman's woods as a playground at a rate not to exceed $4,000 ay acre, instead of pay. • n S $9,000 an acre for land at Fifth and Emerald streets, w'hieih Park Com missioner Taylor wants the City to pur chase, the Harrisburg agent of "the Hoff man woods land owners is making every effort to effect the transaction. At the direction of the local agent a survey of the woods has been made and sent to the owuers of the ground, wbo live in Pittsburgh. This was accom panied by notice of the City's [-osslble desire for the ground. A reply to that letter has not vet been received here, tout the agent said to day he experts word fron\ the owners within a dav or two. The plan to buy a [art of Hoffman's woods was suggested by Mayor Royal after Park Commissioner Taylor intro duced an ordinance at a recent meeting, of the City Commissioners providing fot. the purchase of a three-acre plot at Fifth and Emerald street, in the Tenth ward, and fixing the purchase price at >27,000. Later the consideration was reduced to $26,000 and subsequently Taylor decided that he wanted only trifle moTe than half the ground for which he wants to pay $14,i00. The local representative of the es tate expressed hope this morning that some definite action will be taken by the owners before next Tuesday's meeting of the City Commissioners, although this may not be possible in view of the necessity of getting a number of signers to an agreement to sell. The City Commissioners last Tues day postponed action on the Tavlor ordinance providing for the purchase of the $9,000-an-acre site at Fifth and Emerald streets, with the hope that a better offer could be obtained on the woods property. THIEF KNEW COMBINATION Safe of Witman Bros.' Store Robbed of 9103.07—Robber Gained En trance Through Cellar Window The store of Witmsn Brothers, wholesale grocers, 40 North Tenth street, was broken into and the safe robbed of $103.07 during last night. It is claimed the thief was no ordi nary one for the safe was not blown open but the combination was success fully worked. However, it is believed that the robbery was committed by one who was familiar with the combination. An investigation is now being made by the police. i Entrance to the building was pained j through breaking a cellar window on j the Tenth street side, the robber as joending to the main floor by the cell-ir steps. It is said that when the store was locked at 10 o'clock last night everything was in good condition, but on returning this morning the door of the safe was found by the employes to be standing open. Nothing else was taken. CARIIOPEIS II.S. Ull But His Plans Have Not Been Considered by Uncle Sam's Offi cials FACTIONS MUST GET TOGETHER No Recognition Until Mexico Has Been Internally Pacified by Complete Military Domination or Peaceful Agreement Among Elements By Associated Press. Washington, April 29.—Unofficial ad vices received here early to-day, which said that General Carranza expected early recognition by the United States government, attracted widespread at tention in official and diplomatic circles here to-day. The Carranza authorities have been active recently in seeking recognition and it 'has been reported that they in tended issuing a statement covering their intention*. The United States government, it is said, has been advlsea of the Carranza plans, although it was said at the State Department t>hat the question of recognition had not been formally considered. The American .government has unof ficially indicated to the various far tions in 'Mexico ■ the general principles which would guide it in considering the question. It has beea siid that there would be no. recognition until Mexico had been internally pacified by complete military domination by one faction or a peaceful agreement among the more important elements. Reports of an impending battle be tween General Villa > army and Genera. Obregon's Carranza forces attracted considerable attention here. General Villa's agents said that he has gathered C*sttm4 mm Mat* ho, - »• " * . . I MS Tin REINS 00 HE INSURANCE COS. Former Deputy Attor ney General Cun ningham Says Under writers Need Control HE ADDRESSES NOON LUNCHEON Declares That Premium Rates in Cities Should Be Based 011 the Loses in Each and Should Not Be Deter mined on a State-Wide Basis The Harrisburg Chamber of Com merce has requested a "key rate" for fire insurance for Harrisburg from the Board of Underwriters of the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and former Deputy Attorney General Jesse E. B. Cunningham, in a speech to-day to nearly one hundred members of the Chamber, at a noon luncheon in the •Harrisburg Club, explained how such rates are made. He described fire insurance as a tax levied to provide for fire losses, saying that the rate, or tax as he styled it, must be uniform, reasonable and ade quate; uniform for the same kinds of risks, reasonable from the standpoint of the men taking out insurance and adequate to assure the solvency of the insurance company for the length of time the policy runs. He took up the physical eaxmination of a city, such as Harrisburg expel.- enced within two years when a number .of engineers from the National Board of Fir# Underwriters came here to examine and report on local fire condi tions. He then described how the flat rate established by the underwriters is increahed or decreased on account of the physical defects of a city. He occasioned a laugh when he an nounced that Pittsburgh was penalized four cents because the fire department politically controlled. Says Board Needs Control Saying that the board of underwrite I ers is an economic necessity but needs i controlling, _ he mentioned a measure j now in the "Senate, after 'having passed | the House of Representatives, which ! seeks to restrict boards of underwriter!* , and permits appeals to the State Insur ; ance Commissioner from rates establisti- I ed by the board. 1 Mr. Cunningham advocated leglsia • tion which wo ill <1 compel fire insurance i companies to report by cities the actual fire losses paid out on claims together Continued on Mnth Page. M'CORMICK FOR PARTY POST Washington Dispatch Says He Will Be Candidate for Committeeman The probabilities are that the Demo cratic State Committee will be called to meet some time in June to elect a suc cessor to A. Mitchell Palmer as Demo cratic National Committeeman. Ac cording to a Washington dispatch, | Vance C. McCormick, of this city, will |be a candidate. Mr. McCormick was out of the city to-day and could not be interviewed. A second candidate is Congressman John J. Casey, of Wilkes-Barre, who succeeded Mr. Palmer as a member of the Congressional Ways and Means Committee and whose friends are push ing his claims for the place on the National Committee. The Washington dispatch said: "Vance C. McCormick, who was the Democratic candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania last year, will be elected National Committeeman to succeed A. Mitchell Palmer. The action will be taken by the Democratic State Com mittee about June 1, when Roland S. Morris, Strite chairman, returns from Europe. Mr. McCormick while here said he would submit his candidacy to the State Committee. Inasmuch as* the reorganize™ are in control, three to one, his election is assured." EX-SHERIFF ON A MOTORCYCLE Sailers, at 60 Year*, Makes Hl* Pint Trip on That Kind of Machine Former Sheriff Charles W. Sellers, of Dauphin, 60 years old, took his first motorcycle ride to-day and enjoyed it so well that he is thinking of taking to cycling fbr a regular means of rec reation. He made the trip all the way from his hotel, in Dauphin, to this "city, a distance of 9 miles, and then turned around and made the return trip. Ac companying the Sheriff on the machine was W. K. Douglas, of Dauphin. The Sheriff was 60 years old on the Bth day of this month. He enjoys the health of the ordinary man at 30 and »aid at the close of the 18-mile trip that he felt no fatigue whatever. McKee to Oo Under the Knife Logan McKee, Secretary of the Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, who was taken to the Harrisburg Hospital on Tuesday night suffering from acute appendicitis, was reported this after noon to 'bo resting comfortably. If pos sible he will be removed to-morrow to his home where an operation will be performed. Injured in Pall From Wagon Josiah Zeigler, 42 years of age, a teamster for Charles Derr, a farmer re siding near Paxtang, was admitted to the Harrisburg hospital this morning suffering with severe contusions of the back be received in a fall from a wagon. ATTACKS AGAINST GERMANS AT YPRES HAVE ALL FAILED Berlin, April 29 (by Wireless to Say ville).—At army headquarters to-day the following statement was issued: "All attacks against the <serman po sitions on the west bank of the eanal north of Ypres failed. The number of cannon of the enemy captured by the Germans was increased to 63. ''Southeast of Verdun the German positions were advanced by more than 100 yards. Captured French soldiers confess that they were in great fear, having been told by their officers that the Germans shot all prisoners. "South of Kalwarva, Russian Po land. the Germans occupied the tillage of Kovale and the height a short dis tance south of Dachovo. South of Sochaczaw the Germans conquered a Russian point of support." FRENCH REPORT ZEPPELIN WRECKED AMONCTHETREES Paris, April 29, 2.33 P. M.—The Freuch war office gave out a report of the progress of hostilities reading as follows: "In Belgium we have continued to progress in conjunction with Belgian troops, in a uortheruly direction. On the right bank of the Yser canal we took 150 prisoners as well as two ma chine guns. There is nothing new on the heights of the ileuee nor in the Vosges. "The enemy has bombarded by means of flying machine!! and using in cendiary shells the open town of Ep ernay, occupied exclusively at the time by hospital detachments. "Definite information whieh has come to hand wets forth that the Zep pelin airship which eight days ago threw bombs on Dunkirk, was serious ly damaged by our artillery. Finding it impossible to navigate further, the machine was wrecked in the trees be tween Bruges and Ghent." BELGIANS CO-OPERATING IN ATTACK ON STEENSTIIAATE liondon, April 29, 11.33 A. M.— There has been given out in Belgian military headquarters an official report of the progress of hostilities which reads: "Several points on our front, euch as Ramscapelle, Pervyse, Lampemisie and Osvleperen, hSve been repeatedly bombarded. The Belgian artillery has rigorously co-operated with the French in their attack against Steenstnuite. Our aviators have shown great activ ity." Von Kluck on Road to Recovery Amsterdam, Holland, April 29, Via Loudon 1.45 P. M.—General Von Kluck, the German commander who was wounded last month, is uow on the road to recovery, according to the Hamburg "Nachrichten." This newspaper adds that the general is now able to appear in the garden of his villa, which has been converted into a hospital. Shipping Submarines in Sections Ancona, Italy, April 28, Via Paris, April 29, 3.40 A. M.—lnformation has been received from I'ola, the Austrian naval base, to the effect that several German submarines have been shipped there in sections by railroad. $60,000 IN REALTY DEAL Half a Dozen Persons Interested In Transaction, Including a Number of Properties, Effected To-day A |60,000 real estate ileal, partici pated in toy at least half a dozen per sons and involving a score or more transfers of properties, was completed at the office of 'Recorder of Deeds O. G. Wiekersham, this afternoon. Edward Moeslein, former Building In spector of Harrisburg, representing the Provident 'Building and Loan Associa tion, conveyed oine properties at Sixth and Kelker streets, to Robert Rosen berg, Samuel Fishman, Samuel Katzman and Louis Baturin. •/ The purchasers of this realty in turn conveyed it to W. S. Harris for the con sideration of his conveying title of the following properties to the grantors: 1603 Market street; plot of ground fronting 139 feet on Mucin y street; 640 Reilv street, 2321 "Jefferson and 2046-48-50-52-54 Swatara street. TWICE WED; WILL TRY AGAIN Benova Druggist Obtains License to Make Third Matrimonial Plunge Twice married before, the first wife having died and he having obtained a divorce from the necond, Harry B. Foresman, a druggist of Renova, Pa., is about to take another step into the matrimonial field. He Obtained a li cense here to-day to wed Miss Cathe rine E. Meyers, of Newberry. The prospective bridegroom gave 4'2 an his age. The bride-to-be is 45. The drug gist'e first wife died on April 14, 1910, anil it will be one year ago to morrow that he divorced the second. Both members of who obtained a license here to-day said that they had been married before and incidentally, each said divorce hud been the means of separation. The couple was Leroy Meisenheimerj 30 years old, and Susan E. Shatto, 25, both of this city. The Meieenheimer divorce was on December 18, 1908, and that of bis prospective bride was on May 25, 1914. Other marriage lisenses were issued ae follows: John E. Diffenderfer, Steelton, and Alma V. Meinsler, Middletown; Mieo Miljevic and Magda Kovaca, both of Steelton. Brooklyn Will Keep Wheat New York, April 29.—Officers of the Brooklyn National League baseball club to-day denied that Zack Wheat, the heavy hitting outfielder, was to be traded or sold to the New York Na tional! POSTSCRIPT PRICE, ONE CENT. TURKS DRIVE ALLIES INTO SEA, REPORT Landing Forces of Lat ter Meet With Disas ter in Attempt to In vade Dardanelles TRANSPORT ALSO SUNK IN THE SEA Eighty Thousand French and ""British Soldiers Are Apparently Routed by 80,000 Turks In the Invaalon of the Gallopoli Peninsula Constantinople, Tuesday, April 27, Via Amsterdam, April 29, and London, April 29, 10.55 A. M.—There hai been given out here an official an nouncement bearing on the fighting in the Dardanelles, which reads: "Sighi Dere, to the west of Seddul Bahr, has been cleared of the enemy. The enemy who landed near Kaba Te peh, endeavored to maintain their posi tions under cover of their ships but early in the our troops stormed these positions and forced the enemy back along the whole front, inflicting severe losses on them. Part of th» enemy fled in the direction of the sea and taking to their boats disappeared. Those, unable to escape, raised the white flag and surrendered en masse. "A transport of the enemy was sunk off Avi Burun on the west coast of the Peninsula of, (iallipoli. 'L*ater reports declare that hostile forces estimated at four brigades have been driven into the sea on the coast of Kaba Tepeh." Berlin, April 29, By Wireless to Sayville.—Advices from Constantinople as given out here to-day by the Over seas News Agency, are that the force* which the French and British attempt ed to land at the Dardanelles num bered about 80,000 men. Landing op erations were undertaken at three points on the European and one on thie Asiatic side of the straits. London, April 28, 11 A. M.— The following dispatch has been received by 'the Exchange Telegraph Company: "The British force landed on the European coast of the Dardanelles has been entrusted solely with the mission of occupying the Gallipoli peninsula which is defended by 60,000 Turks. "The French force has been landed entirely on the Asiatic coast with the object of advancing along the Litteral to keep pace with the progress made by the British on the opposite coast. "The bombardment of the strait* was resumed Tuesday and lasted 12 hours. It was directed particularly at the Kilid Bahr forts." Be port That Allies Have Won London, April 29, 12.12 P. iM.—la a dispatch from Athens the correspond ent of the Exchange Telegraph Com pany says that fierce fighting through out Wednesday on the shores of Suvla toay, on the . western side of the Gal lipoli peninsula, eighteen miles north of the southern extremity, resulted in the success of the allies. The losses of the Turks were serious. One entire battalion was captured by the allies. LATE WARIWS SUMMARY Turkish and British reports of the land operations in the Dardanelles re gion again are in direct conflict. From the Turkish version it would appear that the Anglo-French land invasion has resulted in disaster for the allies. Fur ther claims to victories are made In an official report from Constantinople to day. It is said the forces which land ed near Kaba Tepeh were forced back along the whole front with heavy lossea, four brigades being driven into the sea and others surrendering. One trans port is said to have been sunk. British official reports give no hint of a defeat. The latest statement from London says the land forces have suc ceeded in establishing a- line across the Gallipoli peninsula, on the European Coattaned oa fteveath Paste. WALL STREET CLOSINQ New York, April belated rise in Westinghouse to OS, and the losi of the greater part of Steel's gain marked the late trading. The «!««««» was irregular. U. S. Steel and war spe cialties were the features of to-day'* market, the latter gaining »2 to | points.