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HERALD BEST OF ALL LOCAL NEWSPAPERS PRICE THREE CENTS. NEW BRITAIN, CONNECTICUT, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27. 1915 -TWELVE PAGES. V, ' V GOIiBlN SCREW SHOP HIT HARD, ONLY 200 REPORT FOR WORK Oyer 1,000 Strikers at Mass Meeting in Turner Hall and 350 Are Said to Have Joined Union HILLSTROM WILL BE SHOT FOR MURDER OFFICIALS CLAIM WORKMEN ARE RETURNING TO SHOPS Department at Russell & Erwln's Af fected by Walkout Compromise Said to Be in Minds of Machine Company Officials All Quiet In Other Plants Today. J Today was the quietest since the be ginning of the strike; there being but one more walkout recorded and this was of a minor nature. Factory of Icials report that a number of the strikers are returning to work, par ticularly at the New Britain Machine ' company, the Corbin Annex and the Union Works. The strike at the Corbin Screw Cor poration where a number of the em ployees walked out Saturday increas . ing the force out to over 1,200 was further augmented today when a num , ber of those who remained in Satur day did not report for work. It was estimated this morning that but 200 were at their machines, and at 1 o'clock the , crowd seemed to have been depleted much more, -it being conservatively estimated that about f one-half of this number had not re turned. Grinders Refuse To Start. ! i The polishers and grinders who were granted the old scale of wages Saturday by the screw corporation officials and who were supposed to start work' this morning, assembled at .the gate shortly before 7 o'clock, and held a, preliminary conference and at Its .conclusion most of them departed-while others went into the shop, only to come out' again. Later the officials admitted ' that the 'men had not started work. V'V'- Are Not Hiring Help. "While a reporter was standing at the gate this morning a man talked with one of. the officials and asked for a job. He was. informed that the company was not putting any men to work at present. Many Afraid To Work. Many tales are being heard in the vicinity of the , factory by workmen , who walk as far as the gate, gaze longingly at the shop and then slowly walk away. Some of these men when Interviewed state that they are willing to work, but fear of others prevents them. Mother Leads Boy To Shop. Shortly before 7 o'clock this morn ing a woman and a small boy were noticed approaching the screw shop gate and the woman turned the boy over to policemen with the order .that he be taken- Into . the factory and placed at work. Knock But Do Not Enter. A number of male and female em ployes of one of the affected depart ments arrived at the factory with bundles under their arms which ap peared to be their working apparel, and as-they were about to enter the doors, they were approached by a young man who hurriedly spoke a few words to them in a foreign accent. The crowd then turned and marched out, with a look of satisfaction on their faces. i ; Mass Meeting Held. - f What is estimated to be the largest labor mass meeting ever held in this city took place at old ' Turner hall this morning at 10 o'clock when the strikers at the Corbin Screw corpora tion assembled to form tentative plans for a union among their ranks. Long before the meeting was called to or der by President M. T. Kerwin of the C. Li... TJ., the. hall was taxed to its ca pacity, and it was estimated that over 1.000 were in attendance. President Kerwin talked to the men and women for a considerable length of time and , urged them to remain away from the factories and preserve good order. He assured them that nothing was to , be gained by congregating about the iihop gates or creating any trouble. He next introduced State Organizer Lar kin of the Machinists' union, who gave lin enthusiastic talk on the benefits to be derived by organization. His re marks were received with vociferous applause. "Sol." Sontheimer, second vice president of the Connecticut Federa tion of Labor, was the next speaker. His remarks were along the same line us the previous speakers. He said the workmen of this city had the golden opportunity of thilr lives if they would unite In the International Machinists' Asociation of America. . ;v Speakers in Italian, Polish and Ar menian also addressed the meeting. At the close of the speechmaking Is estimated that over 350 men signed the role in the Machinists' union. A press committee was appointed and -also a: committee from each aepartment'to meet the company's of Sciala if arbitration plans are devised Tor settling the strike. The Corbin Screw Corporation em- , ployes plan to hold another . meeting (Continued on Eleventh Page.) Gov Spry of Utah Notifies State De partment That Sentence of Court Will Be Carried Out Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 27. Joseph Hillstorm will be put to death by shooting Oct 1, in accordance with the sentence of the court, Governor William Spry today notified the state department at Washington. A telegram of the Swedish minister to the United States, W. A. F. Eken gren, addressed to the state depart ment and forwarded to Governor Spry, suggested that delay might be advisable because of protests receiv ed by the minister that Hillstrom had not had a fair trial. The telegram sent By Governor Spry after a meet ing of the board of pardons set forth that no new situation obtained and asserted that the trial of Hillstrom had been fair and that every oppor tunity, was extended him to prove his innocence. Hillstrom was convicted of killing J. C. Morrison, a grocer, and his 18 year old son. ALLIED COMMISSION OFF FORCHICAGO To Conler With Western Bankers Regarding Proposed Credit Loan LORD READING HEADS PARTY ALLIES' VICTORY BOOM FOR STOCK MARKET War Shares Soar to New Heights in Uprush of Prices. New York, Sept. 27. War shares and the stocks of other companies participating in contracts with the allies soared to new heights in to day's uprush of prices. The move ment was the broadest of any wit nessed since the war began and car ried the general list with It. Latest developments in the western theater of the war constituted one of the strong factors of the rise. Baldwin Locomotive was the most prominent feature, advancing in the first hour to 106 1-2, a gain of eleven points over Saturday and a new rec ord. The demand for this stock was attended by rumors, that the com pany is to be absorbed by one of the larger industrial oorporations whose war contracts have tested its capacity beyond limit. t rf "Other specialties making high rec ords included Crucible Steel, up 7 1-4 to 103; ; Republic Iron and Steel, 5 3-8 to 52 3-8; General Motors, 10 1-4 to 355, and Lackawanna, one to 80. Distillers Securities and United States Industrial Alcohol, whose prod ucts are said to enter largely into the manufacture of explosives, also rose appreciably, with minor advances In former speculative favorites. United States Steel, whose foreign business is said to show an enormous increase by reason of the European conflict, rose 1 1-8 to 79 1-2, its high est price since 1912. Railroads gave promise at the out-. set of assuming a place of importance, but failed to keep pace with the de mand for industrials and equipments, although showing a strong undertone. Trading in the first hour reached the total of 450,000 shares, the largest volume of business recorded since tho reopening of the exchange last De cember and seldom, if ever,' exceeded in recent years. TRUMBULL FARMER SHOOTS HIS WIFE J. Smith Haines Makes Escape After Killing Spouse Tragedy Out r "come of Argument. Trumbull, Sept. 27.--J. Smith -Haines, wealthy Trumbull farmer, to day shot and killed his wife at their home here with a shotgun. He then made his escape- The ' shooting is said to have been the outcome of an, argument over the question of hiring a team to take ' Mrs. Haines to court to testify against her husband . who was charged with having beaten her last Thursday. The two were alone in' the house. Th ree of their four children were away at school and the other, Jason, sixteen years old, had just left home to go to school in Bridgeport. As nearly as can be learned Haines and his wife had a quarrel over se curing a team to take her to court. Haines declared, it is said, that if she went to testify against him she would have to walk. When she went to the telephone to call up a neighbor and arrange about a team, Haines is said to have fired at her with a double barreled shotgun, striking her on the arm. She then turned to run from the house, but, it is believed faced about as she reached the back door, for Haines discharged the other barrel at her and the charge struck her in the heart, killing her instantly. RECEIVER FOR RAILROAD. Dallas, Tex., Sept. 27. Charles E. Schaff, president of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway system, was appointed receiver for the Mis souri, Kansas and Texas Railway of Texas by Judge Meek, in district court here this afternoon. The receivership suit , was filed by attorneys on behalf of D. B. Hussey, who styles himself a general creditor of the company, act ing for himself and others. Virtual Agreement Reached With Financiers of Eastern Section of Country Credit Will bo Approxi mately $500,000,000. New York, Sept. 27. Having reach ed a virtual agreement with bankers of the eastern section of the country over the details of the proposed half billion dollar credit loan to be estab lished here to Great Britain and France, members of the Anglo-French financial commission, accompanied by a member of the firm of J. P. Morgan Rnd Company, arranged to take the 2:40 train this afternoon for Chicago. Lord Reading, chairman of the commission, heads the party, which expects to remain in Chicago several days, returning the latter part of this week. Assures Final . Adoption. . According to one prominent banker identified with the negotiations adop tion of the tentative program by the bankers of thef-.west and middle west assures its flnalVdbpbn tin itV pre sent form. Withfyall; parties acquiesc ing ratification of the agreement will be ; sought from the British and French governments. Meantime, vir tually all the bankers of the country would be asked to .participate in float ing the loan, a syndicate of prominent financiers conducting In their behalf the negotiations with the commission. The present tentative agreement, it was said, is to be placed. before the western bankers whom the commis sion expects to ' meet ' in Chicago and the bankers will be , asked for their views. Will Send Bankers. St. Paul, St. Louis, possibly Denver, and other western and middle western cities, it is expected, will send their bankers to Chicago to confer with the commission. In its present shape, the plan for the loan contemplates a credit of ap proximately $600,000,000 to be grant ed on " Joint ' Anglo-French five per cent, government notes which will be convertible, upon maturity and the holders' option into similar bonds run ning fifteen or twenty years and bear ing four and one-half per cent, inter est. The five year "notes will be sold under par, so that the investor will realize approximately five and' one half per cent, on, its investment CHICAGO GARMENT WORKERS TO STRIKE 15,000 to Quit Work Because Employ ers Refuse to Grant Higher Wage Schedule and Better Conditions. Chicago, Sept. 27. A strike of 15, 000 garment workers was set for to day as a result of the refusal of the employers to grant a higher wage scale and improved working condi tions. Union leaders say the strike will completely tie up the clothing manufacturing industry in Chicago. The first, effect of the threatened strike of garment workers came today when 300 employes of a tailoring firm in South Franklin street -.id not go to work. Union officials declared the men had been locked out and assorted that in addition 150 employes in a west side clothing factory had been laid off Saturday night. DR. DUMBA WILL BE RECALLED BY AUSTRIA Ambassador Penfield Told Wishes of U. S. Will Be Complied With. Chicago Bankers Prepare. Chicago, Sept. 27. Chicago bankers were making preparations today to receive members of the Anglo-French commission who are to arrive tomor iow to discuss with western bankers the credit to ' be established in the United States for stabelizing foreign exchange. The Chicago Bar Associa tion also planned to be hosts to the Baron Reading, Lord Chief Justice of England, and his associates during their visit here. 400,000 GREEK TROOPS Called to Colors As Result of Mobili zation Decree--Abundance of Equip ment and Munitions For Men. Paris, Sept. 27, 9:30 a. m. Mobili sation of twenty classes of Greek troops will call to the colors four hundred thousand men. This is the official figure given by the Greek war ministry yesterday, as quoted by the Athens correspondent of the Havas News Agency. The j war ministry stated that there is an abundance of equipment and munitions for "these men. The correspondent adds" that it is unknown whether King Constantino will take active command of his for ces. If he does not do so, his broth er, Prince Nicholas, will be placed in command. Washington. Sept- 27 Austria has informally notified Ambassador Pen field that it will recall Dr. Dumba, the Austrian ambassador to ths United States as requested by Presi dent Wilson. This information was given to Am bassador Penfield when he formally advised Austrian officials, on instruc tion from Washington that tho United States sought the "recall" of Dr. Dumba and would not be satis fled with his departure on leave of absence. . Mr. Penfield was assured that the wishes of the United States would be complied with, and that a formal note on the subject would be handed to him soon. Until the formal expres sion is in the hands of state depart ment officials they cannot act upon the ambassador's request for safo conduct. Dr. Dumba had engaged passage on the steamship Rotterdam, to sail September 29, but it is not known whether arrangements can -be made in time for him to leave on that date- ; Officials here refused to comment on the situation, making it clear that such information as they had receiv ed was of an informal nature, given in conversation, and that the decision of . Austria, .as expressed in a note would be awaited- Lenox, . Mass., Sept. 27. At the Austrian embassy here today it was stated that The Associated Press de rpatch was tlfe first information re reived regarding the action of the Austrian government. Dr. Dumba refusesd absolutely to make any statement regarding his de parture. He received the representa tive cordially and expressed regret at his inabilitiy to discuss the subject, but said he felt he had made too many statements already and that henceforth he would have nothing to say to anybody concerning anything relative to the affairs, either of him self or of the Austrian government. U. S. OFFTCALS READY. NEW TRUCK DAMAGED. Returning ' From Fire on McClmtock Road Mud Guard Crushed in. In maneuvering the big automobile city service truck to get it in the proper position in the Commercial street station at 1 o'clock this after noon Captain Barnes accidentally drove the forward trucks of the car into the front wall, splintering the panel and crumpling up the left front mudguard as well as denting the light. The damage is minor and will soon be repaired. The lire was at the Cook house on McClintot-k road. The alarm was sounded at 12:13 from box 46. The origin of the fire is not known, but when the department arrived a bed was on fire. The damage will be about $50. To Resume Negotiations on Submarine Question With Bernstorff. Washington, Sept. 27. Acting Secretary Polk has advised Count Von Bernstorff, the German ambassa dor, that whenever he is ready to re sume negotiations on the submarine question he can take them up with state department officials here, or Secretary Lansing will meet him in New York or elsewhere. Secretary Lansing, on a brief vaca tion, has been holding himself in readiness to meet the German am bassador whenever the latter received work from the Berlin foreign office concerning the evidence in the Arabic case. Officials presume that inasmuch as Count Von Bernstorff has not asked for an interview, he has not yet been definitely advised from Berlin. STRIKERS BACK AT WORK. Waterbury, Sept. 27. The strikers at the plant of the Waterbury Parrel Foundry and Machine company went back to work this morning, having voted to do so Saturday night. Most of the strikers at the Manville Ma chine company's shop and the Blake & Johnson company are still out, al though a number of the men returned tc their benches In these shops today. SEIZE GOLD FOR GERMANY. Genoa, Sept- 26. via Paris, Sept. 27. 3:55 a. m.' The Spanish packet Luis Vives, whose port of registry is Val-enzia- has been seized by the police, who discovered aboard her 1 00.000 lire ($20,000) in gold which it Is charged, was destined for Germany. Capt. Llorca was arrested. AUSTRIAN NOTE NOT 11 EKE. Washington, Sept. 27. The text of the Becond Austrian note, protesting against war exports had not arrived tt. day at the state department, and Acting Secretary Polk said he had no official information that such a note was coming. Portions of the note 'Lave been published in despatches from Vienna. WEATHER. Hartford and vicinity: Fnlr tomscm., front in exposed places. TuesdAy fair, con tinued cool. REUNION OF G. L I AT WASHINGTON Thousands ol Battle-Scarred Vet erans ol Civil War Present ONE WEEK'S CELEBRATION Thirty Thousand Warriors Expected to March in Parade Wednesday Along Pennsylvania Avenue Capi tal in Gala Attire. 1 Washington, Sept. 27. The forty ninth annual reunion of the Grand Army of the Republic began here to day with thousands of battle-scorred veterans of the Civil war participating. The celebration which will continue for a week, will be featured by a pro ce&sion of the survivors of the con quering army from the capitol to the White House in commemoration of the grand review which marked the clcse of the Civil war. Thirty thousand veterans are ex pected to participate in the review. President Wilson will review the pro cession from a grandstand in front of the White House, where President Johnson stood in 1865 to review the conquering army of the north. Capital in Gala Attire. The capital is in gala attire. All public buildings, including the White House and the capitol and business houses along Pennsylvania avenue are draped in the national colors. Commander-in-Chief Palmer was among today's arrivals. The day's ceremonies began with the formal opening by Commander Palmer of Camp Emery, official head quarters of the reunion, established In the old census building, near the capitol and the welcoming by the commander and his staff of Lieuten ant General Nelson A. Miles, retired, who is to be grand marshal of the parade next Wednesday. This was the only formal ceremony held, the day being devoted largely to the in formal reception of incoming delega tions. Patriotic Concert by Band. The program for the afternoon called for a patriotic concert by the United States Marine band at the Pension building, which is to be used as a branch headquarters. Beginning tonight and continuing throughout the week the forts around "Washington will be illuminated by Veterans' Signal Corps association. War Vessels at Anchor. Twelve war vessels of the United States navy lay at anchor in the Po tomac river here today for the in spection of the veterans. Naval offi cers will give daily demonstrations for the instruction of visitors. It was a clear, crisp day for the veterans, thousands of whom gather ed at headquarters for the dedica tion of the Camp Emery building. Addresses were made by Theodore W. Noyes, president of the Washington Oldest Inhabitants association, and others. Most of the day was given over to registration of the veterans. On the streets were seen many former Confederate army officers especially invited to attend the reunion. Presl dnt Wilson issued an executive order for a holiday in all government de partments Wednesday, when he will review the procession. BRITISH STEAMER SUNK. Natal Transport Shelled By German Submarine South of Crete. Marseilles. France, Sept. 27, 4 a. rri- The British steamer Natal Trans port was shelled and sunk by a Ger man submarine Sept. 17, south of Crete. Its crew of thirty-four was picked up and landed at , Pieraeus, Greece. The sailors were taken from there to Malta by the Messagerles Maritlmes Liner Mephis, which ar rived here yesterday. The Natal Transport was a steamer of 2,665 tons net. She was last re ported to have arrived at Port Said on July 15. NOTED OUTLAW CAPTURED. Asheville, N. C, Sept- 27. Ed Wil liams, noted outlaw was captured last night near Robbinsville, Graham coun ty, by Sheriff Ammons, according to advices received here today. Wil liams was officially declared an out law by Judge Ferguson recently, charged with the murder of his wife, brother-in-law and mother-in-law some time ago, and also is charged with complicity in the murder of his father-in-law, Philip Phillips, at Rob binsville, for which Hardy Wiggins and Merrltt Miller are under sentence to die. Williams is reported to have confessed to the murder of Phillips and to have exonerated Miller and Wiggins. STRIKE AT NPIUNGFIELI). Springfield, Mhjsh., Sept. 2 7. Seven hundred of the twelve hundred men employed in the Hill Shops of the Hendee Motorcycle company went out on strike at 10 o'clock this morning and an effort is being made to call out the four hundred men employed in the East Springfield shops. Daniel R. Donovan, chairman of the labor forward movement is in charge. The men are on an eight hour day by the week schedule but want the time divided differently. ATT mn rr 1 trn - ALLlt5 TAiVJc, MURE - POSITIONS IN Chi RUSSIANS SCOREt British Warship Sunk and Two aged in Attack Upon . Teutc teries Along Belgian C GERMANS CAPTURE 5,000 FRENCH AND BRITISH IN 1 FRENCH WIN VICTORY IN TWENTY MINUTES Germans Dazed and Unable to Resist Onslaught of Infantry. Paris, Sept. 7, 11 a. m. Reports from the front say that only twenty minutes was required for th French infantry to complete the victory pre pared for by rlxty-hours of violent shelling and overrun the first line of the German trenches north of Perthes, in Champagne. While await ing the moment for the attack the French soldier rested behind their lines, Joking and putting their arms in perfect order. The bright glow from the slow burning illuminating rockets and the glare of exploding projectiles lighted up the entire zone of action during two nights. "After a few hours of intense fire our hopes that our batteries were dominating the situation were trans formed to certain conviction," nail a wounded officer who took part in the . battle. "The moment . for the attack was set for dawn, when the charge was sounded. Whole battal ions, reinforced by reserves, bounded forward. The rush was so Impetuous that the Qermans still alive and un wounded In the battered works seem ed dazed and unable to resist- They were disarmed and pushed, back . or our reserves to pick up, while thj attacking line went on- "There was little or no musketry. The bayonet did most of the work The proportion of dead to wounded and prisoners was large- What Mas left of entire companies threw up their hands at the sight of the deadly execution by the Zouaves." The general impression of wound ed men brought from the field is that the affair of Perthes is only a begin ning of the French effort. Parisians received the news of the victory soberly. The newspapers Is sued unusually large editions, and official bulletins were read from the stages of the theaters last' night, the orchestras playing the "Marsodllal se." There were no other public dem onstrations. A report was spread that many trains carrying wounded soldiers were arriving outside Paris, but later it was learned that these trains were filled with German prisoners- RED CROSS HOSPITAL SHELLED BY ITALIANS Wireless From Vienna Tells Of Ac tion at Gorlza Which Is Contrary To I n terna tiona 1 Law. Berlin, Sept. 27, via wireless to Tuckerton, N. J. The official state ment issued yesterday at Vienna con tains the following: "The activity of the Italians yesterday was confined to heavy shelling of the Red 'Cross Hos pital at Gorlza, which is marked con spicuously by the Red Cross flag. Italian shells struck the hospital five times. One shell exploded in the operating room. Fifty-three other shells fell in the immediate neigh borhood of the hospital. "This action was contrary to In ternational law. It served no mili tary purpose, as there were no troops in that immediate yicinity." Greece Rcqu: Vessels for ' of Whom 4 to Colors 1 , for Explanat! at Ion Turks The tremendoi; battle front in th. Saturday with t movement by t' resulted in furi arms. Paris report German position in the Champa r their initial.,-' trated the (it of fifteen mi: in places as mi. miles. Maintain All the gains n section, where Sou and other advancer maintained, the 1 . declares. On the eastern tr seem to be holding t point and doing evr sectors. ' Their re Dvinsk apparently while they are dcq with the Germans i Smorgon. Petrograf! cesses east of Novr the north of Pinsk, several hundred j machine guns. Turks Annou Little activity of Is reported from th Turks, announce 'lb r counter mining pern tinuation of artillery ' Shell fire from-a rine sank the British Transport, of ''2.6t5' to Crete in the Mediterran wag landed. . Greece RequlaUo Twenty merchant v ; requisitioned by the ment for the transport of whom 400,000 are nounced to have been colors. Rumania, In a note friendly terms, has VsK government for an explar garla's military preparai. ing to information reac British Warship The sinking of one Br and the damaging of t the British attack on 1 coast In connection with lied offensive it claimed man official report, as wireless today from Ber Yesterday's version, c London, contained no m naval incident, nor of tl more than 5,000 French by the Germans In the 1 reported by wireless toes cor evidently having eliri parts of the statement these happenings'. Allied airmen have Bruges, Belgium,' apparrf the city's gas works out si on. ' The Austrian official statement of yesterday as reported by way of Lon don did not contain the foregoing, which apparently was stricken out by the British censor. hi:i:h from wATisit l'Arcirr. Meriden, Sept. 27. When Chief of Palice Bowen turned on a faucet In the kitchen of Hotel Sterling yester day a stream of beer came from It when he had expected city water. In consequence of the flow 1. J. Glea son, the hotfl proprietor wa fined $100 and costs In the city court today. Chief Bowen and l-tertlve Burke were the witnesses, and they also maid that a medicine client was stored with Honors. Allies Continue Su Paris, Sept. 27, 2:15 p. fensive movement is cont the entire front in Chant war office announced tort ther German positions ha pled. The announcement' that all gains in the Art'! northwestern France, hav tained- ' There is intense cann tween the Mcuse and Mi Lorraine, on the part of lies and the Germans. Rl'M AM A ASKK KXPLAVATIOV. Home, Sept. 26, via Paris, 8ipt. 27, 5:45 a. m. The Turin correspondent of the Idea Nazionale says he has ! neen iniormen me itumanian govern ment has sent to Sofia a note couched in friendly language, asking an ex planation of Bulgaria's military prep ar&tions. 20,000 German C London, Sept. 27, 1:2 two days the French and gained greater results I preceding twelve months since the uBttle of the JV upwards of 20,000 (leni. In their hunds and ui thirty kuiim, without cuun guns and with a fotml. In the German line the ently have their Iongxs give movement well utidt advance has been genera feet Is emphanlzfd by t on the eastern front a Kuln for' the Kiugxlans 1, Pctrograd states, that i Gen. Ivanoff has won a tory over the Germans as In the southeastern ther 1,000 prisoners-are said t taken. The Belgian bIfo are prominent part In the n (Continued ca Eleven!