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Wilson Appears Before Congress For Authority to Use
LXXXIII — No. 93
New Regulations to Be Adopted
by Bureau in Special Ses
sion Thursday
Hughes Will Have Uptown Dist
rict—Zimmerman Lower
L*,nd and Hill
Harrtsburg's food regulations
■which will Include the arrangements
for inspections by Drs. G. A. Zimmer
man and William V Hughes, will be
adopted at a special meeting; of the bu
reau of health and sanitation Thurs
Dr. J. M.J. Raunick, ttie city health
officer has been busy for weeks with
the rules, and he has them in such
shape as to readily admit of Council
manic approval at the meeting of the
City fathers on April 28.
The districting of the city for the
■purpose of conducting a rigid and
thorough system of inspection has
been planned according to the size of
the territory to be covered. The re
gulations require a visit at least twice
yearly, all the restaurants, dairies,
milk depots, etc., which come within
the jurisdiction of the bureau of
health and sanitation.
The city has been divided into two
districts. The lower and Hill districts,
including the section of city laying be
low Mulberry street and all of Alli
son's Hill will be in charge of Dr.
Zimmerman. The upper district in
cluding the portion lying north of
North street will be inspected by Dr.
Hughes. The central section, the ter
ritory lying between North and Mul
fcery strets and the railroad and the
river will be covered jointly by the
two inspectors.
The food regulations are voluminous
and deal with every phase of food in
spection, health and safety precau
tions. The new rules will require tin
restaurants, ice cream venders, bak
eries, etc., to apply for a license to do
business and these licenses must be
taken out before June 1.
Memorial Services by
Loyal Order Moose
Harrisburg lodge No. UK. Loyal
Order Moose, conducted memorial ex
ercises yesterday afternoon in the
Majestic theater, which was filled to
capacity. Stage and parts of the audi
torium were decorated with flowers
and green when the lodgemen
marched in from their quarters and
took thei rseats. Dr. William P. Clark
delivered the memorial address, "The
Moose Order."
As Charles Blessing, lodge secre
tary. read the name* of each departed
member, a red carnation was placed
in a memorial vase until the roster
was complete and the vase brilliant
with bloom. The Rev. Dr. W. X.
Yates, pastor of the Fourth Street
Church of God, conducted the offices,
and other numbers on the program
were "Opening Ode" and "Dead
j:indly Light" by the Steelton Glee
Club; violin solo. George W. Upde
prove; piano solo, Charles Krout;
tenor and bass solos, David Keed and
\v. C. Kreusch.
New Bloomfteld, Pa., April 20. —in
Common Pleas Court on Thursday, in
the 'case of Catherine C. Wright vs.
Clark W. Wright, trespass, the plain
tiff claimed a strip of land lying be
tween defendant's land and the Juni
ata river, over which land defendant
frequently passed to and from the
river. Defendant claims all the land
to the river. The jury found in the
sum of $1 for the plaintiff. The case
WHS on trial Tuesday, Wednesday and
part of Thursday.
A nonsuit was taken by the plaintiff
Thursday evening in the case of Miss
KUen E. Walker vs. the Pennsylvania
Ilailroad, the case, grew out of an in
jury sustained by Miss Walker in
burg depot.
! Late News Bulletins
T onilon April 20.—Mexico overshadowed all other matters In public
Interest, here to-day. Throughout the British Isle local and Imperial
nolltlcs, although of great importance, had to give way to what has
been considered here for a long time the inctitabie intervention by the
United States to restore order in Mexico.
Paris \pril 20,—The attitude of the French government In connec
tion with President Wilson's policy towards Mexico Is one of calm obser
vation, according to the view expressed at the foreign office to-day. A
disposition exists here to remain detached frdm events In Mexico.
I Washington, April 20.—The Senate passed the volunteer army bill
for taking into the regular service militia regiments in time of war. The
bill already passed the House.
Washington. April 20.—The Navy Department gave out this state
ment: "American merchant vessels have been ordered out of Vera Cruz
harbor in accordance with the President's instruction to consular officers
to warn Americans to leave Mexico for their own safety."
Vera Cruz, April 20.—A1l American and other foreign women have
been asked by Consul Canada to take refuge on vessels now in the har
bor, preferably on board the Mexico o ftlic Ward line and the Esperanza
which has been chartered by the l-nited States navy. *
! On Board the I". S. Arkansas, at Sea, hy Wireless vit Key West.
April 20.—Rear Admiral Charles ,T. Badger, commander-in-ehlef of the
Atlantic fleet now hurrying to the Mexican port of Tampieo, was advised
to-day of President Huerta's refusal to salute the American flag and he
Is expecting specific Instructions from Washington hourly. The Ameri
can fleet will arrive at Tampieo at noon on Wednesday.
Juarez. Mexico, April 20.—The conference between Carranza and
Villa considered of great moment by the rebels began at Chihuahua to
day, according t oan official report received here. It Is understood among
rebel officials that they will take no partln opposing the United States
over the Tampieo incident unless rebel territory Is invaded.
Vera Crux, April 20.—Commander Charles F. Hughes, chief of
stafT of the United States Ttlantic fleet, to-day called oil General Gustavo
Maan, commander o ftlie federal troops at Vera Cruz, and on the com
mander of the port, and instructed tliem to order all inercliant vessels
ont of the harbor.
Xew York, April 20.—The market closed weak. The tendency was
downward throughout the day. except for a period In the forenoon when,
after an opening break, a full recovery effected. Liquidation and
short selling were in full swing in the final dealings wtih the principal
shares showing losses of 1 to 3 points. IVaotieall.v all of the stocks es
tablished new levels.
Chesapeake & Olwo, 51V; I>ehigli Valley, l:t!t%; Northern Pacific,
107 "4 ; Southern Pacific, 89%; Union Pacific, 15194; Cli., M. & St. P..
97%: P. 11. R.. 108 M ; Reading, 15#New York Central, 87Ca
nadian Pacific. 108%; Amal. Copper. 724: U. S. Steel. 57.
Reviews Tampico Incident,
Going Over Arrest and
Subsequent Release of U. S.
Naval Officer and Marines
on April 9
Executive Recalls Other Of
fenses Against the United
States and Informs Just
Why He Sustained Admiral
Washington. D. C., April ZO.—Presi
dent Wilson laid the Mexican situation
before Congress to-day in these words:
"Gentlemen of the Coiigres: It is
my duty to call your attention to a
situation which lias arisen in our
dealings with General Victoriano
Hnerta. at Mexico City, which calls for
action, and to ask your advice and
co-operation in acting upon it. On
flic 9tli of April a paymaster of the
I'nited States ship Dolphin landed at
Iturhide bridge landing at Tampico
with a \\ luilelxMit and boat's crew to
take off certain supplies needed by his
ship and while engaged in loading the
imat was arrested by an ollicer and
squad of men of the army or General
lluerta. Neither the paymaster nor
an> one of the boat's crew was armed.
Two of the men were In the boat when
the arrest took place and were obliged
to leave it and submit to l>e taken
Into custody notwithstanding the fact
that the i>oat carried, both at her bow
and at her stern, the flag of the Vnited
states. The ollicer who made the
arrest was proceeding up one of the
streets of the town with his prisoners
when met by an otticer of higher au
thority. who ordered him to return to
the landing and await orders, and
within an hour and a half from the
time of the arrest orders were re
ceded from the commander of the
lluertista forces at Tampico for the
ideas «"of the pity master and his men.
The release was followed by apologies
from the commander and later by an
expression of regret by General lluerta
himself. General lluerta urged that
martial law obtained at the time at
Tampico; that orders had lieen issued
that no one should be allowed to land
at the Iturhide bridge, and that our
I Continued on Page ft',
Eager Crowds Scan
Bulletins, Reminder
of War Time Days in '9B
j SceneV following the declaration of
1 war with Spain, sixteen years ago to
! morrow were reported to-day when
crowds blocked the pavement in front
|of the Harrisburg Telegraph bulletin
| board. From all over the city came
! inquiries by telephone, but the crowd
lin Federal Square was larger than
I that during any presidental election
j night when election returns were
' given out.
By Associated Press
Washington, 1). C.. April 20.—The
right of the State to regulate insur
ance rates was settled once for all to
day by the Supreme Court upholding
as "constitutional the Kansas Fire In
surance law of 1903. Chief Justice
White and Justices Vandevanter and
Lamar dissented, holding lnsuranco
was a private contract with which the
, State had no right to interfere.
Flinto Carletti and Anna Lovan, Her-
Sh Harry P. Smeltzer, city, and Mary E.
Gish, Elizabethtown.
President Wilson Asks Congress
For Power to Invade Mexico
Portillo Y. Rojas Says Dolphin's
Boat Did Not Carry an
American Flag
By Associated Press
Mexico City, April 20.—Portillo y
Rejas, minister of foreign affairs, in
announcing that it would be impos
sible to agree to the demand of the
| United States that the flag of that
country be unconditionally saluted,
gave out the following statement:
"On the 9th of the present month,
i between 11 o'clock and noon, a boat
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i For Harriaburg and vicinityi Fair
and colder to-night with lowest
temperature about 3H degrees!
Tuesday fair.
For Eastern Pennsylvania: « loudy
and colder to-nlght» Tueaday
generally fair, colder In southeast
nortloni moderate shifting wl«di.
The North Branch and lower por
tion of the XVeat Branch will rlae
to-night and Tuesday. Changes
In the .lunlata, I'pper West
Branch and the main river will
I he slight during the next twenty
four hours. The most decided rise
will occur In the Xorth Branch.
The main river will rlae wleadlly
Tuesday. A stage of about T.ll
feet Is Indicated for Harrlsburg
Tuesday morning.
(ieneral Conditions
The ••enter of the wcatera storm
has moved from lowa to the Sns
quehannn Valley during the last
twenty-four hours, causing rain
A "decwied'fall In temperature has
oecurred la the Ohio, Mississippi
and Loner Mississippi Valleys,
•the greatest minus changes re
ported, 3H degrees, occurring lit
Chicago, 111., and Green Hay,
Wis* where the temperature was
below freeslng this morning with
anow falling ata Chicago.
Temperature) H a. m., 54) 2 p. m., 55,
•Sunt Hues, 5i21 a. m. t acts, «i4S
MoonT New moon, April 25, ttiiK
Hlver Stage: 7.5 feet above low
water mark.
\esterday'a Weather
Highest temperature. 80.
I.oweari temperature, 55.
■ Mean temperature. 68.
V Normal temperature, SS, -
Issue Between This Country and
Man Who Calls Himself Mex
ican President, Says Wilson
By Associated Press
Washington, D. C.. April 20. The
tollowing portion of President Wilson's
talk to the Washington correspondents
on the Mexican situation was author
ized to-day at the White House. The
President said: "I want to say to you
gentlemen, do not get the impression
that there is about to be war between
the L'nited States and Mexico. That is
not the outlook at present, at all. In
the tirst place, in no conceivable cir
cumstances, will we tight the people
of Mexico.
"We are their friends and we want
to help them in every way that we can
to recover their rights and the govern
ment and their laws, and for the pres
ent 1 am going to Congress to present
a special situation and seek their ap
proval to meet that special situation.
"It is only an Issue between this
government and a person calling him
self the provisional president of Mex
ico, whose right to call himself such
we have never recognized in any way.
"So that I had a feeling of uneasi
ness as 1 read the papers this morn
ing, as if the country w»re getting on
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Vigorous Controversy
Expected at Meeting
By Associated Press
Washington, D. C., April 20. A
vigorous controversy is expected to
develop during the annual meeting
here of the Daughters of the American
Revolution, which begin its sessions
to-day, over the society's action last
year in adopting a resolution propos
ing the restoration of tne army can
teen. Temperance organizations, led
by the National Anti-Saloon League,
! began an active campaign to-day to
have the resolution rescinded. Wil
liam H. Anderson, superintendent of
the Anti-Saloon League of New York,
announced to-day that he had written
letters to the various chapters and
State organizations of the society urg
ing their support In the movement.
Mr. Anderson asserts that when the
resolution was adopted last year many
of the delegates did not realise Just
what its effect would be and that its
passage did not represent the real
.aeiitiinent of the organization.
City Council Will Receive Street
Illumination Measure at
To-morrow's Session
An ordinance providing for the plac
ing of the sixteen additional standard
cluster street lights at the intersec
tions of Sixth and Maclay, Third and
Verbeke, Thirteenth and Market, and
Thirteenth and Derry streets, will be
offered in City Council to-morrow aft
ernoon by Harry F. Bowman, Com
missioner of Public Safety.
The clustpr lights have been pro
vided for in the budget. Provision
has also been made for sixteen ore
lights. The arc light ordinance isn't
ready, Mr. Bowman said to-day, as he
has not definitely determined upon the
Whether or not action on the curfew
ordinance will be taken to-morrow is
questionable, although it is possible
that It may not be called up. It is on
the calendar for tlnal passage. Amenil-
I ments may be made or the whole
measure may be put by the board.
Commissioner Lynch may nominate
[lra Smith and Benjamin Campbell as
i sewer inspectors, and if he does, Coun
[ cil will be asked to pass upon the
! names to-morrow, so that the inspec-
I tors may report as early as possible
for duty.
Howard C. Townsend, the new as
sistant city assessor, was sworn Into
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Break Ground Today For
New Wesley Edifice
This afternoon at 4 o'clock ground
breaking exercises for the building of
a new Wesley Union African Metho
[ dist Episcopal Zion Church at Forster
'and Ash streets were held.
The exercises were witnessed by
more than 200 people. Among those
who took part In the exercises were
the colored clergymen from all the
churches in the city. The first shovel
of earth was turned in by Mrs. Hen
rietta Jones, aged 99 years, the oldest
member of the church. The next
shovel wua turned by 11. S. Sigler, a
former chairman of the board of trus
tees of the Wesley (Jnlon Church. Mr.
Sigler is the only surviving member
who officiated at the ground-breaking
exercises when the old churcli was
built lnttouth street. An address was
delivered by the pastor of the church,
the HOY. J, Francis .Leo. ,
Huerta Will Not
Accede to Demands
of U. S. For Salute
■ V
President Wilson Lays Entire Situa
tion Before Joint Session of
Congress; Orders For Seizure
of Tampico and Vera Cruz
Expected to Be Issued Soon;
Flotilla of Twenty Torpedo Boat
Destroyers Will Sail For Mexican
Waters This Afternoon
By Associated Press
Washington, D. C., April 20.—President Wilson to-day ans
wered Huerta's defiance by asking Congress, assembled in joint
session for approval to "use the armed forces of the United States in
such ways and to such extent as may be necessary to obtain from
General Huerta and his adherents the fullest recognition of rights
and dignity of the United States. ,
The President did not ask for any appropriation of money at this
time nor for authority to call out the National Guard.
"There can be no thought of aggression or of selfish aggrandize
ment" declared the President to the sober throng of Senators and
Representatives which packed the hall of the House.
According to official advices Americans in Mexico already are be
ginning to leave. Officials understood that hundreds of Americans
left Mexico City yesterday for Vera Cruz.
The State Department through Mr. O'Shaughnessy and by
direct messages from Mr. Bryan to American Consuls throughout
Mexico has warned all Americans to leave.
Such protection as the United States has undertaken to extend
to foreigners will not be affected according to the present purpose.
The diplomatic body in Washington has learned that the United
States will continue to look after foreigners in Northern Mexico in
the constitutionalists zone, where foreign governments have no
! consular representative. In the federal territory those governments
I will continue to look after their own subjects.
Secretary Garrison conferred with General Wood, General
1 Wotherspoon, who will become chief of staff next Wednesday,
Brigadier General Crowder, Judge Advocate General, and other
officials of the department. It was understood they were preparing
recommendations to Congress looking to the immediate passage of
1 legislation providing for a large volunteer army.
The basis of the recommendations will be the Hay bill, already
passed by the House which will permit the mustering into the
I United States army of militia organizations with their officers pro
! viding seventy-five per cent, of the men are willing to do so.
vt 8 p. m. O'clock shan>. President-
Wllson delivered Ms address to; ton
uhkinu tor approval to use tin
K of the United States In
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J-J-ggJS i>,OXITV ,
•♦Tills irovernmeiit c?aii» I ottriicst >
hop? in 1
'SS , S5Stwa i !»
f '...Til lluerta those who adhere
<■« ncra . i,iiii support, unci our
to him and k onlv to restore to the
° oV he dls «» t% republic the
to set np again their own j
opporimui' government.
"There ean. ™
I . or of selflsh ac
thought of to nin , llt „| n
! S"p >»' • STS, 'SSSTuSfCS!
I for the uses whorcver else It may
Ig-JSIKSS? Of man.
dissolved this n•„ A jolnt
I 'T'^sis-ssuS'Sf
to*enforce the demands ui>on Vie
tortano Huerta for unequivocal
,u to the government of the
f «it«i States for Indignities com
mittcd against this
(ieneral Huerta and his represen
Newspapers in Mexico
.. Approve Huerta's Action
Mexico City, April 20.—The news
jiipvie of tlie leUeral capital to-day.
restricted themselves to very brief
comment on the statement given out
by the foreign ministry, devoting
themselves chiefly to expressions of
approval of the attitude taken by the
Mexican government.
El Imparcial declared that General
lluerta had given "high proof of his
discretion and loyalty. E. Pais saJd:
"The Tamplco incident as a reason far
war were Infamous and as a basis for
the assertion of right are rediculous."
It adds: "In this solemn moment
serenity is the only thing that can
save us, but should the time come to
show ourselves patriots, it is indispen
sable to unite in facing death and sec
riflce with the valor of Justice."
Navy Department Charters
Ward Liner For Refuges
Washington, D. C„ April 20.—The
Navy Department to-day chartered the
Ward liner Mexico now in Mexican
gulf waters for a refugee ship at
Tampico. The War Department took
options on several ships to be used as
Admiral Fletcher Informed the State
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An ABC Thought For
the Merchant
Advertising creates a desire to
see the goods advertised.
Advertising of a nationally
distributed product in the local
newspapers which are read by
the people with whom you do
business every day, will lead
"that desire to see right to your
It Is simply business horse
sense to show the people what
they want to see.
In other words, when you dis
play and push soods advertised
In your local newspapers, you
are making your store a Public
Service Store in the best sense
of the word.
That's the A B C of the whole

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