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Former President William H. 7 aft May Get Place On Supreme Court Bench
HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH T !.XXXIII—No. 164 HOLDERS OF STOCK IN NEW HAVEN LOSE OVER WOUOO Inter-state Commerce Commission Says Directors Were "Crim inally Negligent" PRESENT MANAGEMENT GOOD Report of Findings It Made Public and It Contains 30,000 Words By Associated Press Washington, July 13. —"One of the most glaring instances of maladminis tration, revealed in ail the history of American railroading," is the Inter- State Commerce Commission's char acterization of its findings in the in vestigation of New Haven Railroad financial affairs, reported to-day to the Senate. In a report of 30,000 words, prob ably the most drastic in terms of any ever made b;* the commission, the New Haven's directors were pro nounced, "criminally negligent." Evi dence pointing to violation of law has been transmitted to district attorneys I in Massachusetts. Rhode Island and New York and the Federal Depart ment of Justice. "A reasonable estimate of the loss to the New Haven by reason of waste and mismanagement." says the report, "will amount to between sfio,ooo,ooo and $90,000,000. Directors should be made individually liable to civil and criminal laws for the manner in which t:;ey discharge their trust," All the commission strictures were upon the management of the New (Haven system under former Presi dent Mellen. Worked Willi Commission In justice to the present manage-! mene, the commission says it is but j fair to say that Chairman Howard i Elliott and Walker D. Hines, special I counsel "have co-operated w'th the 1 commission and rendered It substan tial assistance throughout this inques tigation." She report cites these "significant incidents": "Marked features and significant' incidents in the loose, extravagant and ] [Continued on Page 12] Wilson Sends Message to Widow of Justice Special to The Telegraph Washington, D. C.. July 13.—Presi dent Wilson to-day sent the following telegram of condolence to the widow of Associate Justice Lurton, of the j Supreme Court: "Our deepest sympathies go out to you in your bereavement. The coun- i try has Inst a gifted and honorable! servant, whose memory it will always i honor, and I am sure that my feeling is the feeling of the whole country." FIREMEN IN.IIKED RY WALL By Associated Press Detroit. Mich.. July 13.—Fire to day destroyed the five story brick building in Eastwood bridge street oc cupied by the Chope-Stevens Paper Company and several smaller con cerns. The loss is estimated at $200,- 000. Several firemen were caught by a falling wall, hut it is believed none was seriously hurt. OBSERVE I,SOOTH ANNIVERSARY By Associated Press Dlsentis, Switzerland. July 13.—The canton of Grisons celebrated to-day the 1,300 th anniversary of tfie founda tion of the Benedictine Abbey here by Saint Sigisbert, an Irishman Who in 614 hegan his work of converting the wild hunters of the Alpine forest. The abbey is reputed to he the oldest in the world except, one in Rome. Late News Bulletins WILSON SEES BUSINESS MEN Washington, July 13.—President Wilson continued to-day his con ferences with business men on conditions t hrougliotit the country and their Itearing 011 the anti-truM program. He saw Raphael Herman, of Detroit, and Joseph G. Branch, of Chicago. CASHIER ROBBED OF SB,OOO St. Louis, Mo.. July 13.—Miss Esther Cohen, cashier for a wholesale grocery, was rol>l>cd of a satchel said to contain SB,OOO in checks and cash In the street here to-day. "SAN FRANCISCO 1915" LANDS St. fiouis. Mo., July 13.—The halloon "San Francisco IIM.V' landed eleven miles southeast of Mcljcanshoro, 111., at 10 o'clock Sunday morn ing, according to n telegram received from E. S. Cole, the pilot, to-day. YACHTS IN ANOTHER RACE Newport, R. 1.. July 13.—Over a triangular course the American cup yachts Hesolute. Vanitle and Defiance were sent away- in a contest to-day that promised to lie little more than a drifting match. MONEY AND MACHINES RETURNED El Paso, Texas, July 13.—Five million dollars in constitutionalist currency and a freight car tilled with stamping machines were delivered In Juarez, Mexico, to-day by Vlllif agents to Alberto Panl, special repre sentative of Carranza. The money and machinery were seized several weeks ago in Juarez by Villa's odiclals from Scrapio Agulerre, treasurer general of the constitutionalists. Wilmington. Del., July 13.—At Delaware hospital, at noon to-day, it was said that Mrs. I.ulu Finnan, who was shot and seriously wounded, yesterday, on the New Castle road, by John Clifton Wilkes, a coast ar tilleryman of Fort Mott, X. J., has reasonable prospects of recovery. She was shot 11 tree times. London, July 13.—The manager of the Mexican railways cabled to-day that Provisional President llucrta's government had ordered him to reconstruct the portion or the line near Vera Cruz which was de stroyed by the Mexican federal troops when the city of Vera Cruz was occupied by the Americans. Wall Street Closing.—Chesapeake * Ohio, inv H - Lehigh Valley 136- Northern Padlic, lit); Southern Pacific, »«'4; I'lilon Pacific Vsi-k. • V. S. Steel, «0%: C„ M. & St. P.. !>8: P. R. R., 111 y£; Reading, 162U; N. V. Central. ; Canadian Pacific, 186^. TAFT MAY BE GIVEN PLACE ON BENCH OF U.S,SUPREME COURT Death of Associate Justice Lurton Causes Vacancy Which Former President May Fill OTHERS ARE MENTIONED, TOO Wilson May Name Democrat as Only Two Are on Bench at Present By Associated Press Washington, D. C., July 13.—Dis cussion as to whom President Wilson will appoint to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court bench caused by the death or Associate Justice Lurton con tinued nere to-day. The names ot those mentioned In connection with the vacancy include ex-President Taft, members of the Cabinet and others. In official circles there was some discussion as to the choice of a suc cessor to Justice Lurton, but no one cared to venture an opinion as to whom the President might appoint. It Is not believed that the President has yet even considered any name in connection with the vacancy. As a re sult of Justice Lurton's death the President will be called upon to make his first appointment to the Supreme bench. In addition to Mr. Taft, those men tioned include Attorney General Mc- Reynolds, Secretaries Lane and Gar rison, Senator Shields, of Tennessee, a former Justice of the Supreme Court of that State; Frederick W. Lehmann, ex-Solicitor General and one of the American delegates to the Mexican peace conference at Niagara Falls, and that of John W. Davis, of Fest Vir ginia, the Solicitor General. Taft Had Ambition Ex-President Taft is known to have had an ambition to round out his ca reer as a justice on the highest court of the land. Whether he still cher ishes that ambition is not known here. When it was reported last win ter that Justice Lurton was about to retire it was suggested that Mr. Taft might be offered the place, hut it was stated at the White House that his name had not been mentioned. In official circles it is not thought likely that the President will appoint a member of his Cabinet because of his desire to go through his term [Continued on Page 4] PKiISHrSEF YOB" 111 THIRD AUTO LICENSE CASE State Treasurer Will Be Here To morrow and Matter Will Then Be Decided "As far as the warrants connected with the third mandamus proceeding brought against me are concerned, you can say that they will be paid forth with, as directed by the court, unless the Highway Commissioner raises questions not In the original proceed ing. As to the rest of the matter I would prefer that newspapermen see State Treasurer Toung because of his greater experience with State affairs and his greater interest In this case," said Auditor General A. W. Powell to-day when asked what would he done now that Supreme Court Justice [Continued on Page 4] RI'RNET) BV STOVE EXPLOSION Sp'cial I a The Telegraph Mariettta. Pa., July 11. Mrs. Charles Klumpp, living in Second street, was badly burned by the ex plosion of a gasoline stove while pre paring supper about 5.30 o'clock last evening. HARRISBURG, PA., MONDAY EVENING, JULY 13, 1914 REDEMPTfIRISTS TO HAVE A MONASTERY 1111 LANCASTER CO. Bishop Shanahan Has Closed Deal For Purchase of Stock Farm at Ephrata IN HARRISBURG DIOCESE Members of Order Will Have Home in Rich Agricultural Section Bishop Shanahan. of this city, head of the Harrisburg diocese of the Ro man Catholic Church, has just closed an important real estate deal by the purchase of Clare Point Stock Farm, at Ephrata, Lancaster county. This farm is to serve as a home for the Redemptorist Fathers in the Harris burg diocese. In one of the richest and most fer tile sections of Lancaster county, it is nn Ideal location. Tlie farm is a tract of eighty-one acres, with a beautiful mansion and five other tenement houses. It has its own electric and gas plant on the property, also a well of medicinal water, through which Mr. Wilson, the former proprietor, pro longed his life for fifteen years, and decided to make Ephrata his home, and spared no money in beautifying the property. The borough of Ephrata is beauti fully situated in a thickly populated part of Lancaster county, the garden spot of the world, and is known as the "Carlsbad of America" on account of its medicinal waters. It has a popu lation of nearly 5,000 and is reached by trolley and the Reading railroad (Lancaster branch) from Reading, Lancaster, Lebanon and the numerous small villages In the immediate vicin ity. So the reverend fathers locating at Ephrata will not only be a spiritual but also a material benefit to the community, for by their presence the health-bringing locality will become better known. The Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, known as the Jtedemptorist Order, was founded in 1732 by St. Al phonsus de Liguori, bishop of St. Agata, Italy, for the purpose of providing spiritual consolatioh and attending to the spiritual wants of people In coun try districts and organize and establish parishes. The order was approved bv the church in 1 742 and St. Alphonsu's was appointed its first sUperior, and now the order has spread all over the world, with its superior general resid ing in Rome, whose approbation to open the mission house at Ephrata has been obtained. 5.000 OHIO 111 ULSTER PISS THROUGH STREETS UNMOLESTED Nationalists in Belfast Take Little Notice of Annual Demon stration By Associate* rress Belfast. July 13.—The insistent de mand of the Protestant portion of the province of Ulster'for exclusion from the operations of the Irish home rule bill lent added interest to to-day's cele bration of the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne. The celebration was carried out with great enthusiasm. Sir Edward Carson, the Ulster Union is'. leader, rode at the head of some 6.000 Orangemen, accompanied by the usal fife and drum bands and inluding a sprinkling of brethren from the United Sta:es and the British colonies. They marched through the c'ty of Belfast to Drumberg, where a great open-air meeting was addressed by Sir Edward and other leaders. The Nationalist quarter of Belfast was carefully avoided by the demon strants and on occasion during the procession did the rival factions come Into contact. So little did the authori ties expect trouble that they depended entirely on the local police force to keep order, but all the military were confined to barracks, as is usually the esse during political demonstrations. A great crowd of tourists, including [Continued on I'age 12] Smith Has Chart of Bailey Murder Case By Associated Prest Freeport, N. Y„ July tion of the murder on June 30. of Mrs. Louise Bailey in the office of Dr. Edwin Carman has led Dlstrlt Attorney Smith to form a new theory which Is in dl rert contradiction to that brought for ward by Dr. Carman that the murderer had planned to kill him and not his pa tient. A chart, which the district attorney has had prepared, shows, he -says, the identical positions occupied bv Dr. Car man and Mrs. Bailey and shows that only the narrowest part of the physi cian's shoulders could have been visi ble to the slayer, while oin almost un obstructed view of Mrs. Bailey was ob tainable. The district attorney also declared that he was positively satis fied "that the shot was fired by a per son who knew every inch, and inti mately, of the Inside of 11>•• room in which the killing occurred." KARL OF KLLESMKRK DIES London. July 13.—The Earl of El lesinere died to-day at the age of 67. He succeeded his father in the title in 1862 and his heir is his eldest son, Viscount Brackley, who was born No vember 14. 1872. AC T OX DK. SMITH'S It Hill' EST The Carlisle Presbytery will convene in Market Square PresbjUerlan Church this afternoon at 1 oclock to consider the request for the dissolving of the pastoral relation between that church and the Rev. J. Ritchie Smith. Dr. Smith announced last evening that if the Presbytery acts favorably—and it probably, will—that he will preach his farewell sermon next Sunday. THE WHITE HOUSE KIDS IN THEIR FAVORITE DUET \ If the stock is down to that you paid a hundred for. . If the butcher and the grocer w?,t not trust you any more, s If you've given up your state room on a trans-Atlantic ship, And are going down to Steelton for your next vacation trip, X Do not fuss, or fret or worry, but patient and resigned, ullnf\iVroV I* or it's merely psychological—which means Its In your mind. If the foreman comes and tells you that the shop Is going to close. jMtffES If you cannot take the children to the moving picture shows. V// If the Interest on the mortgage Isn't anywhere In sleht \ J And the sheriff is expected to foreclose It anv night, % SaillLW^W/A Wik It will cheer you to remember the depression that vnu reel \ \ t&lPv#''/// ■'—3 Is merely psychological—which means it isn't real. S-' Therefore let your hopeful bosom give a psvchologlc throb, . v JSSi/ * |r Ask some psychologic brother for a psychologic lob. X \ ' \ VjL/ , If your savings have been scattered in a psychologic crash, \ \ * /fl Pay the butcher and the grocer with some psvchologic cash / N v. mVIII And you speedily will And yourself In psychologic health, ' / > — And possessed of an embarrassment of psychologic wealth. . Mystic Lay Monk Is Fatally Stabbed in His Native Village By Associated Press St. Petersburg, Russia, July 13. — Details reached here to-day in a dis patch to 'he Courier of a probably fatal attack on the Mystic I,ay Monk, Gregory Rasputin, whose influence over the emperor is said to be very great. Rasputin, who has been one of the most prominent figures in Russia In recent years was visiting his native village, Pokrovsky, in the province of Tonolsk, Siberia, when a woman, a stranger to the locality, approached him pretending to be a beggar. After accosting him she stabbed him in the abdomen with a. long military difk. The assailant was arrested and con fessed she had waited two weeks for the opportunity. She said she had decided to kill the monk because he was a false prophet and was leading everything in Russia astray. Doctors who examined the monk's wound declared It was likely to prove fatal. Strike of Westinghouse Plant Officially Ended By 'Associated Press Pittsburgh, Pa., July 13.—The strike in the Westinghouse factories was formally ended to-day when ap proximately 8,000 men and women returned to the shops. All plants were placed on full time and all of the strikers were taken back with the ex ception of two or three hundred whose places had been filled hy imported workmen during the strike. Half a dozen deputy sheriffs were on guard at the electric works, but it was said the sheriff would recall them during the day. EXTENSION EXCHANGE OF PASTORATE IS PLANNED By Associated Press New York, July 13.—An exchange of pastorates on an extensive scale between ministers here and prominent peace advocates in the pulpits of Eng land, Germany and some other Euro pean countries is planned by the Car negie Churches Peace Union. The plan will be one of the subjects discussed at the world church peace conference at Constance,. Switzerland, beginning Sunday, August 2. LOVERS COMMIT SUICIDE By Associated Press Pittsburgh, Pa., July 13. Charles Wagner, who last Monday gave Mrs. Susan Thornton, the alternative of drinking slow poison vith him or be ing shot to death, died to-day in a South Side hospital. Mrs. Thornton with whom Wagner was infatuated, but could not marry, chose the poison believing her chances were better than if she were killed at once. She died yesterday in the aarae hospital. ESTABLISHES NEW RECORD By Associated Press Portland, Ore., July 13.—Percy F. Barnes, of Seattle, driving in the Rose City speedway automobile races, made a new world's record for twenty-five miles yesterday over a dirt track, do ing the distance in 22 minutes, 7 1-5 seconds. The former record, 22 mlnu •tes, 26 3-5 seconds, was hiade by Disbrow at San Jose dirt track, April 14, 1912. MARTIN FLEMING IS SENTENCED TO HANG; LAST IN THE COUNT! Hereafter Murderers Will Pay Pen alty of Law in Electrc Chair For the last time in the history of Dauphin county a murderer this morning was sentenced to pay the law's .penalty on the gallows, when Judgment was pronounced upon Mart in Fleming. Additional I-aw Judge S. J. M. Me f'arrell imposed sentence following the reading of his opinion refusing the condemned man a new trial. Just before the court pronounced sentence Fleming made a brief little plea in which he protested against the State's contention at the trial that he was a drunkard, and concluded with a re quest that "somebody look after his i little baby." Preparations will begin at once ac [Contlnued on Page 12] * • Wilson Denies Conflict Between Him and Senate Over Two Appointments By Associated Press Washington, D. C., July 13.—Presi dent Wilson to-day denied that there was any conflict between him and the Senate over the nominations of Paul Warburg and Thomas D. Jones as , members of the Federal Reserve Roard. In talks with callers he de clared he was working in complete harmony with the Democratic major ity in the Senate with only one or two exceptions. Mr. Wilson said he had definite assurances Mr. Jones would bo confirmed. Me did not dis cuss the case of Mr. Warburg, except to say that he thought the Senate as a whole would be perfectly fair. Sixteen-year-old Boy Drowned in Chickies Creek Special to The Telegraph Marietta, Pa., July 13.—Raymond Miller, lfi years old, son of Aaron Mll le-, cf White Oak, was urowned yes terday afternoon In the Ulg Chickies creek, about a quarter of a mile from his home. Young Miller, who as an expert swimmer with a number of compan ions, went to the creek to bathe and he undressed and jumped into the wa ter before the other boys were ready. When they went to the bank Miller had disappeanSd and search was made for him. The water at that point was about eight feet deep and none of the bo.:s was ab.le to ret to their com rade. The boy did not come to the surface and about half an hour later Kranfis Way, of Manhelm, came along the creek and he drove to the bottom aid brought up the body. Deputy Coroner Stroh was summoned and held an investigation concluding that the boy's head had probably struck a stone on the bottom of the creek, stunning him. 14 PAGES. * POSTSCRIPT. RIVER ITERS TO BE USED IN WALL PUODLINC PROCESS Construction Gangs Working Sun days to Hustle Along the Work I The waters of the Susquehanna will be used, directly or indirectly, to make Harrisbitrg's river wall all it should be -v-dlrectly via a pump placed atop of the steps or indirectly via a couple of \ lire hose streams and a water plug. The water process is • generally known as "puddling." the flooding of the "till" within the line of the wall so that, it may be packed thoroughly to provide I the sufliclent foundation for the granolithic walk. Stucker Brothers Construction Com pany are preparing to "puddle" the section of the improvement immedi ately norlh of the wharf at Paxton street and It is expected to-day pr to-morrow either the gasoline pump or the hose streams will be set up. Should the pump be used, the water [Continued on Page 4] City's Policemen Join the Shirtwaist Brigade Shirtwaist garb was donned by Har risburg's patrolmen and t raffle squad for day work this morning. Chief Hutchison devised the sartorial plan, while meditating on the intense humid ity the other day. The force looked pretty limp, so the summer uniform Idea came into play. The coats are laid awa»' and the men appear in a medium colored blue shirt, washable white tie and white cotton Kloves. The night force will probably appear in the shirtwaist scheme of attire if I the weather stays warm. KAILS TO BLOW Ul» CHURCH By Associated Press London, July 13. When Annie Bell, the militant suffragette, was ar raigned to-day for trying yesterday to destroy Archdeacon Wilberforce's fa mous old church of St. John Evange- I 'lst, Westminster, with a bomb, she said, "the only thing 1 regret Is that the beastly thing didn't r, O ofT." The prisoner expressed intense pride in her act. The magistrate remanded her. DOCK KM PI A) YES STRIKE By Associated Press Liverpool, Eng., July 13.—A strike was started to-day among the Mersey dock employes to enforce recognition of the workmen's unions i.nd bring about the establishment of a Joint board of workmen and employers to deal with disputes. / REVOLUTION ISTS DEFEATED By Associated Press • Santo Domingo, Dominican Repub lic, July 13. — Bands of revolutionaries suffered defeat by Dominican govern ment troops yesterday At San Cristo bal about eighteen miles from the city of "anto Domingo as well as at .Santa Cruz, Del Seybo and Sombrero. HUERTI WILL TURN BUSINESS OVER TO CMMI Hi QUIT Carranza Announces Unwillingness to Deal With Federal Leader's Successor LITTLE FIGHTING EXPECTED Carbajal Is Now Chief Justice of Mexico's Supreme Court; Was Elected Recently By Associated Press Washington, D. C., July 13.—Mexico City was looked to to-day as the place where the next his scene In the Mexi can situation would he staged. With Huerta about to quit and turn over I his affairs to his new foreign minis ter, Francisco Carbajal, hope was ex pressed that a way might be found J peacefully to transfer the government Ito the Constitutionalists and avert | military conquest of the capital by .their triumphant forces. Carranza has announced his un willingness to deal'with Carbajal. re garding him as the creation of Huerta. I Nevertheless it has been suggested that parleys fofr the quick transition of power might take place if Car bajal appeared in the role of repre sentative of a faction, rather than as provisional head of a government which the Constitutionalists refuse to recognize. Carranza, it was declared, intended to follow the "plan of Guada lupe," which provides fofr military occupation of the capital. However, several European and South American nations, It was said, might frown on such a course. They regard with ap prehension the possibility of lighting in Mexico City and forceful resump tion of power without some previous guarantee to the populace. It has been strongly Intimated that If Car ranza, after Huerta's elimination, should insist upon his original pro gram, disapproval would he manifest ed by several nations. They might refuse to recognize the Constitution alist lender unless he showed a dispo sition to give some quarter. Hostilities Near End Indications were not lacking, how ever, that a way might be found for the transfer of power without much further lighting. The impression pre vailed widely in Washington that hos tilities In Mexico were near an end. Huerta, It was believed, might quit Chapultepec some day this week. Au tomatically the new foreign minister, Francisco Carbajar, would assume the role of provisional president. Carbajal is a man of law. He is less than 50 years old. Of an academic temperatment, he, never has served in the army, lie came Into interna tional prominence as the envoy of Diaz al the Juarez peace conference In 1911 after the Madero revolution. A few weeks ago he was elected chief justice of the republic's Supreme Court after serving several years aa associate justice. He received his edu cation In Mexico. He is said to be of a conciliatory disposition, anxious for the restoration of order and not likely to elect to resist with an army the approach of the Constitutionalists. THE WEATHER For Harrlshurg nnii vicinity: Partly cloudy IIIIM afternoon, to-night nn«l Tufudnyi probably showerst continued warm. For P.awtern Pennnylvnnln i Partly cloudy to-night and TucNday, probably ahowersi moderate, va riable wlntla. River The main river will probably fall ■lowly to-night rind Tuesday, A atagc of about two feet In Indi cated for IlarrlMhurg Tuesday morning. General CoudNlon* A disturbance, now central over U lMconNln, ban caused nhowera In the Inst twenty-four bourn over the greater part of the l.ake re gion; also In the I!—»er Ohio Val ley, Middle Atlantic .and Xew England Stat#**, In Florida, Gulf coast and in Western Mlsaourl, ( olorndo, Washington, Northern Oregon. II IN 2 to 14 degree* warmer than on Saturday morn ing over nearly all the territory south and rant of the Great Lake*. Temperature* H a. m., 74. Sun: RINCN, 1:17 a. M.J net", 7:34 p. m. Moon: Risen, 10:42 p. m. River Stage: 2,4 feet above low water mark. Yesterday** Weather Highest temperature, 01, l.owevf temperature, 71. Mean temperature, 81. Normal temperature, 74. r I GOING ON A VACATION? Don't forget to have the Telegraph sent you while you are away. You will have plenty of time to digest Its happenings. The cost Is just the same as when you are home. Six cents a week. A Postal addressed to the Circula tion Department will bring you tn* next Issue. V ——/ t 9 ' ■ v A Shoe Man's Story "I began advertising In 1883, using a New York and a Boston paper. "Our copy has been consist ently confined to newspapers. In fact we have used no other method of publicity for Ihe last seven or eight years, believing that the direct appeal to the con sumer printing, at the bottom of our ads the outlet for our shoes, Is the best advertising path we can pursue." This shoe and this shoemaker are known the world over and his business Is one of the largest If not the largest In the world. It was all built up by newspaper advertising. 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