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Huerfa Reported to Be Willing to Resign
HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH ILXXXIII— NO. 117 STAPLES HERE JUNE 1 TO TAKE CHARGE OF PLAYGROUND WORK nstructor of Past Seasons Will Have Entire Supervision in 1914 RETURN WAS IN QUESTION ieneral Program of Previous Years lo Be Followed—Application Blanks Ready *•* y <*** <*»**( * Iff i f i J. K. STAPLES iarrisburg's Hoy and Girl Playground Instructor. J. K. Staples, for the last two years larrisburg's boy playground in truetor, will return to this city to ssume complete charge of the boys' nd girls' recreation, work during the ummer of 1914. announcement of Mr. Sta- Ips' return was made to-day by City wnmissioner M. Harvey Taylor, su icrintendent of parks and public roperty. upon receipt of a letter from he outdoor expert. Mr. Staples is conducting open-air ,-ork in the city schools of Houston, 'exus. The schools will close May 28 nd he expects to reach Harrisburg une 1. When Mr. Staples left-for the south! t the close of the 1913 season it was ' onsidered a question as to whether I e. would come back again because of j he uncertainty of the plans for parks nd playgrounds incident to the ex acted change of government and pos ible reorganization of the various city epartments. Await Staple*' Arrival One of the first moves J. R. Iloffert nade after deciding to remain in the ity's service as assistant superintend nt, however, was to get into com lunication with Mr. Staples relative n returning to Harrisburg. Then fol >wed Commissioner Taylor's letter of equest. I'ntil the playground instructor ar ives no definite announcement of j lans can be made, although it is gen- I rally expected that much the same rogram of previous years will be car- ! ied out. The only radical change, perhaps, •ill be the elimination of the position f girls' plavground instructor. Miss Fssie Beidleman had charge of this .•ork, but she will come back to Har isburg. The entire general super ision of the boys and girls' work will ccordingly remain with Mr. Staples nd the supervisors of the girls and oys' work will be under him. McCormlck's Island Camp The summer camp on McCormlck's stand, the volleyball, basketball, layground ball and other league con sists, the inter playground track and eld meet, sewing, cooking and ralia •ork—all these phases of the city's layground work that has placed the ity in the forefront of other cities in his respect will be followed out in 91-1. The first move for organizing the layground work for the year will be lade upon the arrival of Mr. Staples, hen the supervisors will he chosen. Ir. Staples has sent on some appli ation blanks setting forth quali cations,'etc.. which must be filled in i y the prospective poachers. Late News Bulletins ! SENATOR PENROSE AT HERSHEY Accompanied by State Senator Itcidlcmaii aiul ex-County Chair inan Smith. I'nitnl States Senator Penrose this afternoon paid a visit , to Hcrshcy. Many friends greeted Senator Penrose at tlie Senate this morning. T. R. RETURNS TO-MORROW Oyster Bay. X. Y., May IH.—Oyster Bay folk have completed plans to welcome home Theodore Roosevelt, returning' from the wilds of Brazil. The colonel Is aboard the Booth liner Aidan, due to reach New York to-morrow. | STRIKE ORDERS ISSUED Columbus, <).. May IS.—Orders declaring a strike of all coal miners 1 hi Ohio went out from headquarters of district No. 6, United Mine Work ers of America, here to-day. Miners' officials to-day also began paying 1 strike benefits of Sit per week to every member of the organization. Tlie i mines have been closed since April 1 by order or the operators. MORE FUNDS DEMANDED Washington, May 18.—That General Caballero, constitutionalist commander at Tamplco, had requested through the Chamlier of Com- I inerce there all business lirms, Mexican and Spanish, to subscribe to a voluntary fund for the constitutionalist cause was reported to the Navy I Department to-day by Admiral Mayo. J Batavla, Java, Slay 18.—The body of the late Madame Lillian Nor- ( tllca was shipped to-day on board the steamer Van Cloon for Singapore from which port it will lie taken to tlie United States. Frankfort-on-the-Maln, Germany, May 18.—Another fatal accident occurred In connection with the Prince Henry aviation competition which started yesterday at Darmstadt. »Lieut. Rohde who was ilvlne as a passenger with Lieut. Kolbe, was killed when their monoplane was can sized by gusty winds. Lieut. Kolbe escaped with slight Injuries. Washington, May 18.—The Brazilian minister in Mexico Cltv In formed the State Department to-day that the Mexican department of i communication had appointed three men to resume charge of the I oboa Island light, now operated by American forces. This Information was conveyed to tlie Brazilian minister through the Mexican foreign oflw railroad conditions. * Wall Street Closing.—Chesapeake A Ohio. 51: Ijcliigh \'alle~ThH • Northern Pncilic. 111 %: Southern Pacific, tt;l'..: Union Pacific ' i'\7 0 I C.. M. & St. P.. 101%; I'. R. K„ 112: Reading IC.VV H ; \ V 'central' IM %; Canadian Pacific, 19l}£; U. S. Steel, tt'2%. „ , r ., ) ROCKING THE BOAT PENROSE HERE TO AIIEIIID BANQUET OF H. H. C. TONIGHT Senior Senator Will Pay Honor to the Members of Influential Organization , United States Senator Boies Penrose will close his campaign for the Repub lican nomination for senator in this city to-night, speaking at the family party celebration of the twelfth anni versary of the incorporation of the Harrisburg Republican Club. The sen ator arrived here to-day from Johns town, where he spoke Saturday night, and appeared to be not only confident of his renomination but serene as to the outcome in November. He re ceived a number of Harrisburgers at the Senate to-day and discussed the situation, expressing his appreciation of what had been done in his behalf in this city and smiling broadly over the claims of his opponents and the merry row in the State Democracy. At the dinner in Chestnut Street Hall to-night the Harrisburg Repub [Continued on Page 12] BRITISH ADMIRAL DIES By Associated Press London. May 18. —Admiral Sir Charles Carter Drury died here to-day aged 68. He was born at Rothesay, New Brunswick, and entered the Bri tish navy in 1859. From 1903 to 1908 he was second sea lord of the i admiralty. HARRISBURG, PA., MONDAY EVENING, ' MAY 18, 1914. STRIKERS HOPE TO FORCE OTHER BODIES - TO MM EIGHT Believe That B. of L. F. & E. WiU Come to Assistance of Shopmen • Aided by the Brotherhood of Loco motive Firemen and Englnemen, strikers hope to force the other trans portation brotherhoods to their aid. This was the statement made to-day by Vice-president H. E. G'sell of the Federated body. Railroad officials announced that further assurance had been received from the heads of the transportation [Continued on Page •!.] BIG HOME V JUDGE GEO. yef P '■'. T . / . *,*' . ';>• . X - '"" . J '. * '*, * - «V4BH» i ■ % ■ SjSO *.. ,i- ■'*%T >■ il^m WBBfIUBEEm W^:Sr-.,'' jl J * H w PI 9H Sr ftSfV j# JSBSHe SMvy. .1 . rngg ' Tl PRESIDENT JUDGE GEORGE KUNKEL I Neighbors of Judge Goerge Kunkel I will «ive ■ hlni hearty -support in his j campaign for nomination on the non i partisan ticket for judge of the State I Supreme f'ourt. They will igo to the noils to-morrow in large numbers for that express , FOUR SURVIVORS OF BURIED STEIIER IRE FOUND IN H LIFEBOAT Men Drifted Over Seas For Two Weeks; Eleven Companions Died From Exposure By Associated Press Halifax, N. S., May 18.—The United States revenue cutter Seneca arrived here to-day with the four survivors of the burned steamer Columbian whom sLe .picked up from their small boat forty miles south of Sable Island at 10 o'clock yesterday, morning. The condition of the men is seri ous but it is believed they will live. A wireless message from Captain [Continued on Page 10] purpose. Scores of men who arc not enrolled will take advantage of the opportunity of voting the nonpartisan tickets, as they are allowed to do by law, and will give Judge Kunkel their l<'oi>' nurd on I'Hge 7.] ODD FELLOWS FOR BIG CON VENTION; OPENING TOMORROW * |Hp| jljSg FRED C. 11 AN YEN Grand Master. . . LEWIS A. MINGLE USHER A. HALL Grand Accountant. Grand Secretary. \ 1200 Delegates to Attend State Grand Lodge Sessions Daring Week; Old Fight to Transfer Grand Lodge Of fices Will Be Resumed Many Delegates Favor Harris burg as Permanent Headquarters Believing This City More Accessible Than Philadelphia. Although delegates to the ninety first annual session of the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fel lows are not arriving as soon as they have in previous sessions, the registra tion committee sittlrtg in the Board of Trade Building is taking care of a fairly large number. The primaries to-morrow is the cause of the delay of representatives in arriving here, but by to-morrow noon it is expected that nearly all the 1,193 delegates will be officially enrolled. While the real business of the ses sion will hardly be under way until Wednesday, already the booms for the place of holding the ninety-second session are under way. Among the places mentioned are Reading, Wilkes- Barre and Delaware Water Cap. The Berks county delegation is here strong Posing as Detectives Four Men Get SIO,OOO By Associated Press New York, May 18.—Posing as de tectives, four men gained entrance to a Broadway motion picture theater | early to-day. made the watchman a I prisoner, handcuffed three workmen I who wero in the theater, then blew j open the safe in the box office, ob- i taining SIO,OOO. The robbers were in I the theater building three hours and I compelled the watchman to wind the watchmans clocks at various points in I the theater at the proper time so that l no suspicion as to their presence would be noted on the outside. AMERICAN CONSUL DIES .London, May 18.—Gioom has been cast over the American colony in Lon don by the death yesterday of Consul General John L. Griffiths who suc cumbed to heart disease. He is deep ly regretted not only in the English capital but throughout the country where he was almost as well known p- in London on account of his bril-! liant after dinner speeches. He was | one of the most popular American i officials who has ever held office in England. CHILI) RUN DOWN While playing in the street near her home Saturday, Carrie Baltimore, aged 4 years, of 1227 North Seventh street, was struck by Footer's delivery j auto. The child was taken to the | Harrisburg Hospital, suffering with a broken left leg and injuries about her' face and- body. HOW TO VOTE FOR ] JUDGE GEO j Ask for a Nonpartisan ballot and mark it: GEORGE BONNER j GUST A V A. ENDLICH | ROBERT sTfKAZER j J. J. kINTNER j" GEORGE KUNKEL j~^~ HAROLD L. ROBINSON j ~ EMORY A. WALLING | i WM. WILHELM ~] l< ' . <' v * * HARRY S. WRIGHT Assistant Grand Secretary. - & V- flip ||H BBBBP Jm with big- white buttons bearing the slo- I gan "1915, Heading:, I. O. O. F." . The movement to change the grand. lodge, offices from Philadelphia to this place, it Is understood, Is also under way, and this will probably precipitate about the only noteworthy combat on the floor. Aside from this proposition, affairs of the lodge are so smoothly running that but little other than rou tine business will be transacted, it is understood. Wardcnshlp Fight Competition for offices begin at the grand wardenship, and among those who are contending for his honor is Roy D. Beman, a Harrisburg member. There are about a dozen members [Continued uu Pago 7.] Becker's Press Agent Testifies at Trial B.v Associated Press New York, May 18.—Charles B. Plit, one time press agent and ad viser for Charles Becker, on trial for I the murder of the gambler, Herman Rosenthal, took the witness stand for the State to-day and corroborated in many details the stories of Jack Ross and others that Becker was instigator of the murder plot. As ho testified he avoided looking at the defendant. After Rosenthal had been murdered the witness swore, he met Becker, who was indignant at tne way the killing had been accomplished. "What is the matter with Jack Rose and the hunch?" l'lilt quoted Becker as having said. "To pull the stunt the way they did was very bad. You would suppose it was being done for the moving pictures." W. R. Criles Will Address Rotary Club W. R. Crites, of the Hunt, Helm, Ferris Company, of Harvard, 111., will address the Rotary Club to-morrow evening on "The Salesman's Shake spearean." The meeting will be held at Roshon's studio. Mr. Crltes is a well-known speaker and a large at tendance is anticipated. Antis Are Raising Quite a Row Hereabouts Considerable activity is being shewn In this section by the Pennsylvania Society Opposed to Woman Suffrage, two meetings of a series to be held hereabouts being already scheduled. Friday evening an anti-suffrage meet ing will be held at No. 4 Union street, Middletown, and tin; following Thurs day a similar meeting will be held in the courthouse at Carlisle. Both meetings will be addressed by Miss Lucy J. Price, of Cleveland, who Is to deliver a number of addresses in this section. "OPEN SESSION" AT TECH Annual "open session" at Tech will take place Thursday, May 21 from 7.30 to 10. Teeh orchestra will play land all shops and laboratories are! thrown open to the public. The dem- I onstration of wireless telegraphv will j I he a feature. II VRRISnt'ltG HOME TO-MOHROW | _ Late to-day the game scheduled for ! York to-morrow was transferred to J ; Harrisburg. Game will be played 12 PAGES * POSTSCRIPT. ! IHUERTA WILLING TO RESIGN IF MEDIATORS DEEM IT NECESSARY, WASHINGTON HEARS Mexican Dictator Reported to I Have Said He Will Quit Presi dency to Brinl About Peace TAMPICO FLAG INCIDENT NOT TO BE CONSIDERED Military Leaders in Southern Re public Will Have No Chance of Being Named Huerta's Succes sor By Associated Press Washington. May 18.—General Hu erfa has authorized the Mexican medi ation delegates to submit his resigna tion, in case such a course is found necessary to a settlement in peace ne gotiations. This was stated positively in dispatches to-day from a thorough ly competent diplomatic source in Mexico City, to one of the foreign re presentatives here, and confirms in timations given by friends of the dele gates here yesterday. According to this information from I Mexico City, General Huerta at first authorized the delegates to discuss only the question of the Tampico con flict, leading to the American occupa tion of Vera Cruz. Later tho Mexican dictators, it is explained, came to recognize tho necessity of a broader settlement and then conveyed to the delegates assurances that he was pre pared to step down should this course be found necessary by them. No Successor Named The problem causing chief concern to diplomats in Mexico City now.is that of tho form of administration to be established during the interregnum before a constitutionally elected pre sident could resume office. No intim ations concerning the >"> me of a pos sible successor to Huerta were con [Continued on Page 11] | Testing Water Supply Furnished From City High Service Station Tests of the water that is being' l'u.'- nished by the city to the Thirteenth waril and other outlying districts through the high service pumping sta tion at Reservoir Park are being made by Dr. George K. Moftitt, the city bacteriologist, under the direction of City Conynissioner H. F. Bowman, superintendent of public safety. "Is it true that some of the citizens of the district supplied by the bigh service station have complained about the water?" Mr. Bowman was tusked. "No, sir. it is not!" said Commis sioner Bowman. GUNBOAT GOES TO MEXICO By Associated Press New York, May 18.—The gunboat Machias. which recently was recalled from naval militia service to be fitted out for duty in Mexican waters, sailed from the Brooklyn navy yard yester day on her way to Vera Cruz. Hamp ton Road, it is understood, is to be the gunboat's only stopping place on her way to the gulf. MANY REFUSE TO LEAVE By Associated Press Washington, D. C., May IS. —The Brazilian Minister in Mexico City re i ported to-day that he was completing arrangements for the departure of 250 American refugees who will go by train to Puerto Mexico, where they; will take ship for the United States. The Minister added that there still arc a larf;e number of Americans who j decline to leave Mexico City. |THEWEATHE¥ For llarrlNlturK and vicinity: Fair to-niKht anil Tuesday; moderate temperature. For I'.'aMem Pennsylvania i Fair weather and moderate tempera lure iii-nIKUt anil Tueadny) light variable winds. Illver The Siisquchauun river and all It* tributaries will fall to-night and Tueatlliy. A Nlage of nliout 5.7 feet Is Indicated for llarrUburg' Tiicsduy morning:. Temperature! H a. in., 2 p. m., 75. Sunt HINCN, 4148 a. m.| net*, 7its p. m. Mooui New moon, May 24, 0i3,% p. in. Hlver Stage i 0.7 feet above low water mark. Yesterday's Weather Highest temperature, 72. Lowest temperature, 47. Meun tcmiierature, UO. Normal temperature, U2. HARKIAUt: LICENSES Antonicelli Orazio and Anna Maria Gifardi, Steelton. Lewis Brady, York, and Marearer Peters, Middle Paxton township C ' ty ' and Uannah What's The Score? When you want to know, you turn to your newspaper. You follow the same rule when the question "Where Shall I Get It" flashes through your mind. The advertising columns ans wer this latter and most Import ant question as fully as the box score does your question as to the g-am4. Each day your newspaper comes to you it comes as a messenger of service to keep yon posted on the things you w*nt to know. You wouldn't get the full use of Its service if you didn't let its advertising help you. And you always find it as In teresting as it is helpful.