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Electric Train Crashes Through Safety Gates and Many Are Killed and Injured
HARRISBURG ifSJlllS TELEGRAPH kxxxill— No. 168 IEBELS SAY HUERTA WILL NEVER REACH CDASTTOWN ALIVE iowever, Reports From Various Points Say Nothing Unplea sant Has Occurred )Pi WAY TO PUERTO MEXICO 'ormer Dictator Is Expected to Reach Destination Late This Afternoon By Associated Press Puerto Mexico, Mex., July 17. General Huerta stopped on the jour ley from Mexico City to this port and assed the night at Tierre Blanca in he State of Vera Cruz, the center of i district overrun by small hands of 'evolutionists, who have uttered the joast that they will never let the Jarting dictator reach the coast. Under the best conditions Huerta :ould not arrive here before noon and t was thought unlikely by his wait ng family that he would be in Puerto Mexico before late In the afternoon. It was .6 o'clock this morning when luerta departed from Tierra Blanca, lis train being preceded and followed >y troop trains. No orders were given o the engineers to attempt to make ip the lost time. General Huerta's failure to hasten lis exit from the country was the •ause of some worry to his wife, while ienora Blanquet, whose husband, for ner minister of war, is with his old •hief, was frightened into a state of lysteria by the delay. Reports from various points along he line gave no reason to believe that [Continued on Page 0] Quarterly Milk Report Shows Dealers Sell Good Milk in City The quarterly milk report of the :ity bacteriologist, Dr. George Moffltt, : hows a fairly high average has been naintained by milk dealers both as to cleanliness and percentage of butterfat n the milk. The products of eighty-four dealers vere examined. The report covers lie period between April 1 and July 1. ndian Tribes of City Will Parade Tonight Indian tribes of this city to-night vill celebrate the elevation of Charles E. Pass to the highest office In the mproved Order of Red Men in Penn lylvania. Visiting tribes from Steelton, High ir;lre. Middletown and other points will also be in line of parade. The larade route of the braves will be as 'ollows: Verbeke street to Sixth, to Maclay, n Third, to State, to Second, to Wai lut, to Front, to Market, to suhwav, i ■ountermarch to Market Square, where he parade will be reviewed by the •hief marshal and his staff and the treat chiefs of the council of Pennsyl vania. Wilson Returns to Executive Offices By Associated Press Washington, July 17.—Disobeying the orders of his physician, President Wilson to-day slipped out <t his room and went to the executive offices to at tend to some business which accumu lated yesterday while he was ill with in attack of indigestion. He explained to White House officials that it got on his nerves to stay in his room while there was work 1 • be done. He did not plan to receive any visitors but signed a numher of papers. CATTLE MARKET LOW By Associated Press Kansas City, Mo., July 17.—Thus 'ar this year 150,000 fewer cattle have >een marketed in Kansas City than ip the same period in 1913, 'he receipts leing the smallest of any similar per iod In twenty years. The decrease is ittrihuted to the drought in the south- 1 ivest last summer. Late News Bulletins $20,000 BAIL FOR MRS. CARMAN Mineola, July 17.—.Mrs. Carman was arraigned In court late this afternoon and the indictment charging her with manslaughter in the first degree was returned. Hail was agreed upon at 520.000. REBELS LOSE TOWNS Cape Haitlen, Haiti, July 17.—General I.eon Huque \\llh a govern ment force to-day recaptured from the rebels the towns of Perc Du midl and Milot and established communications with the column com manded by the president which hud engaged another rel>el band on the plains of lilmonade. $50,000 GIFT FOR CORNELL Ithaca, X. Y., July 17.—An additional gift of $50,000 for the erec tion of dormitories at Cornell University is announced by President Jacob Gould Schurman. The president was tendered the gift in New York City last Wednesday by the same anonymous donor who gave SIOO.OOO tills spring for dormitories. UPRISING IN HAITIEN CAPITAL Port Au Prince, Haiti, July 17.—A Dante was caused by a revolu tionary outbreak, accompanied by a considerable amount <if shooting, in the streets of the Haiticn capital at 10 o'clock this morning. The rising was quickly suppressed by the government forces and order re stored. CASS WANTS CONFERENCE New York, July 17.—Alvln C. Cass, a New York attorney, to-day telegraphed to Solicitor Folk of the Interstate Commerce Commission asking for a conference on Monday in behalf of certain New Haven stockholders. Mr. Cass refuged to say what he hoped to gain by the conference. Kaston. Pa., July 17.—One wan was killed, one injured so badlv that lie is not expected to live, and eleven other, all foreigners, from I-ansdown, X. J., were Injured when an east bound I.ehigli Yalley Milk train ran down a motor railway truck near Kennedy, X. J., tills afternoon. • Wall Street Closing—Chesapeake and Ohio, 16 %: I,ehigli Yallev, 130%; Xorthrrn Pacific, 108% ; Souther Pacillc, 05V4; Union Pacific 156%; t'. S. Steel, 60'4; C. M. & St. Paul, 97%; P. R. R„ 109%; Read ing, 161; Xew York Central, 85>4; Canadian Pacific, 186%. FIGHT IN CHICAGO'S VICE DISTRICT ENDS IN OFFICER'S DEATH Clash of Police Activities Features Revolver Battle With Levee Characters FOUR MEN ARE WOUNDED \ Uniformed Police Disperse Mob and Hold Two Detectives as Witnesses . By Associated Press Chicago, 111., July 17.—With one de tective dead and three wounded as a result of a revolver battle last night in Chicago's vice district, officially re ported closed, police officials attempt ed to-day to untangle the accounts of the fatal affray between members of the department. The dead detective, Stanley J. Birns, was a member of the regular plain clothes force. John C. Sloop, Birns' partner, was shot through the thigh. Joseph Merrill and Fred Amert, de tectives of the morals squad, were wounded less seriously. James C. Car roll, who said he was an investigator and railway fireman, also was wounded. In the investigation by Chief of Po lice Gleason two facts appeared to stand out—that the killing and wound ing of the policemen were precipitated by a gang of levee characters and that many of the volley of shots tired came from weapons in the hands of the gangsters. It was thought that several [Continued on l\uje 11] Anti-Trust Legislation Is Still Incomplete By Associated Press Washington, D. C. t July 17.—Pro posed anti-trust legislation stiil was incomplete to-day in the Senate judi ciary and interstate commerce com mittee. Final efforts, however, were being made to. perfect the trust pro gram. The judiciary committee had before it again to-day the Clayton anti-trust bill. It was hoped to have the bill ready for presentation to the Senate early next week. 1 ISLE OF DUE SPOT WIRE LOCAL Ml FORGET THEIR WOE Members of Zembo Patrol and Band Enjoying Outing as Guests of Charles E. Covert It's a story of the Rig Q Society and Camp Shope. Two miles or so south of Selinsgrove is the Island of Que — an island which gets its name from its peculiar formation. Upon the tail of the > Q Is located the camp of the society, which is composed largely of members of the Zembo Patrol and Zembo Band of Harrisburg. Colonel Charles E. Covert is the generous host of the big party, and it is some party. Yesterday was visitors' day and many automobiles arrived during the morn ing from Harrisburg with a consider able contingent of prominent business men, who were guests of Colonel Cov ert for the day. Not even the rain which began to fall in the afternoon [Continued on Page 11] KNOCKS WOMAN DOWN Accidentally knocked down by a hurrying man as she wfis entering the Union Station last evening, Mrs. C. E. Lingle, of 2004 Wood street, received a fractured left arm and an injured kneecap. She was taken to the Har risburg Hospital. HARRISBURG, PA., FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 17, 1914. NEW EVIDENCE IN CARMAN CASE MAY INCREASE DEGREE Present Indictment Charging Man slaughter Is Returned Today WOMAN'S RELEASE SOUGHT Dr. Carman Prepared to Furnish Bail to Amount of $500,000 By Associated Press Mlneola, N. Y., July 17.—Notwith : standing that manslaughter in the first degree was said to have been agreed upon by the Nassau county grand jury which investigated the case of Mrs. Florence Carman, in jail charged with having shot Mrs. Louise Bailey, it was reported to-day that the prosecuting authorities hoped that a stronger superceding indictment might be returned later on the basis of new evidence. This evidence, it was said, was discovered yesterday about the time manslaughter charge was de cided upon. The present indictment, according to arrangements, was handed up in t! e Supreme Court this afternoon. Friends of Mrs. Carman here and in Freeport expected that an indict ment charging her with manslaughter, in the first degree, would be returned. Under such an indictment Mrs. Car man, through her counsel, was ex pected to ask for release on bail pend ing trial next Fall. In the event of her release on bail, Dr. Carman, it was said to-day, plan ned to take his wife from Freeport where she was prominent in social life, to some obscure for at least a, mouth. Dr. Carman to-day said he was pre pared to furnish bail in any sum up to $500,000 but it was hardly expected that more than $15,000 would be de manded by the district attorney on a charge of manslaughter. With the release of Mrs. Carman, It was said that Eliwood T. Bardes and Frank J. Farrell, the tramp, too may be released on bail. They have been held in jail here as material wit nesses. STEELTDN YOUTH IS DROWNED; FAIRER SPEEDS TO SCENE Lester McCoy Meets Death at Botsford, Conn.; No Details of Accident i ' LESTER M'COY Mrs. Charles W. McCoy, 24 South Harrisburg street, Steelton, to-day is anxiously awaiting details from Bots ford. Conn., of the death *.f her son, Lester, by drowning. Lester McCoy is one of the most popular youths In the Steelton younger set. He was drowned yesterday. Charles W. McCoy, tho father, is speeding to the scene of the fatality as fast as the trains can carry him. The McCoys late last evening re ceived a telegram from Professor J. [Continued on Page I)] Dissolution Suit Under Sherman Law May Yet Be Averted, Belief of Many By Associated I'rcss New York, July 17.—The statement of the. board of directors of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Rail road that "the directors have neither receded from thqir position, nor closed the door to further negotiation," is an indication, it is said to-day, that the contemplated dissolution stilt un der the Sherman law may yet be averted. The bill In a suit In equity for the separation of the Boston and Maine from the New Haven system has been prepared for some time. Reports from Washington that Presdent Wilson might he asked to bring about a compromise and there by possibly avoid a dissolution suit, served to strengthen a general belief that the government and the New Haven directors would again attempt | a friendly settlement. THE QUESTION OF THE HOUR a COAL BIN FORMEXT WINTER; \ ■T?AOE,a° ITS A GOOD I MOUNTAINS^ \timethis summery v IIP Three Automobiles Crash Into Each Other at Third and North; Nobody Hurt Three automobiles figured in a three cornered smash-up shortly before 3 o'clock this afternoon at Third and North streets. That no one was injured is consid ered miraculous by those who saw the cars crash into each other. The three cars were driven by W. E. Loving, of Chicago, 111., speciai Penn sylvania representative of the Rand- McNally Company; by Harry Long, a drug clerk, of 1117 North Sixth street, and by a chauffeur named Guarin. Guarln was driving a car owned by Alfred H. Shaffer, of the Shaffer Wagon Works, 88 South Cameron street. OOIITOICTORS RUSH WORK ON PEIUNSV'S IMPROVEMENT JOBS 48 Men at Work Day and Night on Construction of Tunnel Work on the big two million dollar Pennsylvania and Cumberland Valley- Railroad operations at Second and Mulberry streets which will include the construction of a big freight house is being rapidly rushed- Just at pres ent it is impossible to say when opera tions will begin on the freight house construction. The contract for this part of the work has not yet been let, and It is understood that its con struction will not be undertaken until the completion of the subway work in Second street. At present attention is being direct ed toward the completion of a tunnel down which a sewer will be run. This tunnel, which is one of the most in teresting pieces of work ever under taken in Harrisburg, is to run from River to Front street, below Mulberry. Its construction is being pushed rap idly from three different points. Forty [ Coil tinned on Page 4] Electric Lights to Be Switched on in Dauphin Unless the weather man should kirk lip another fuss and hand out some of the rough storm stuff that has been Dauphin county's portion for the last week or so—the streets of Dauphin bor ough will be lighted by tne new electric lights to-night, The HarrTsburg L,ight and Power Company, which will furnish the cur rent for the sixteen new standards via great cables from this city. Is putting the finishing touches to the construc tion job to-day and If rain does not Interfere the lights will be switched on at twilight. In addition to furnishing electric lights for Dauphin streets the new sys tem will be significant from another viewpoint. It will be the first of the new interurban lighting systems to l>e established In this section of the State. Loving's car was going west in North street and Long's car was coming south in Third street when they crashed. Loving's car, which was a Cadillac, was thrown against the Shaffer machine, which was going east in North street. Loving's car was damaged, the rear axle being broken. Long's car, a touring machine, was smashed in the front, the. engine be ing ruined and the lights being put out ot commission. A front wheel of the Shaffer oar was smashed. Just how the accident happened or who was to blame, pedestrians who saw the accident refused to say. None of the cars was going at very fast speed, according to witnesses. LB OUT OF 00 BE TRICT UP TO TOE CITY PLANNERS Commission Will Act on "Farm lyn" Proposition Next Mon day Night Harrisburg new City Planning Com mission to-day transacted its first offi cial business when it visited 'Farm lyn." the 120-acre plot west of the Colonial Country Club and just with in the three-mile limit, which the Farmlyn Company proposes to de velop as a city suburb. The property is included in the farm of the Hauck estate, of which about sixty acres is to be laid out at this time. Monday evening the commission will [Continued on Page 4] Bryan Says He Favors Suffrage For Women By Associated Press Washington. D. C., July 17.—Secre tary Bryan's formal declaration that he favored the granting of the ballot to women was being yidcly discussed here to-day. Women suffrage workers were enthusiastic over the encourage ment given their cause by the Secre tary, who, in a formal statement, caine out for equal suffrage and asserted that he would ask no political rights for himself that he was not willing to grant his wife. The question of equal suffrage will be voted on In Nebraska in November. HUERTA IS PRAISED Paris, July 7.—The retirement of President Huerta is commented upon sympathetically in the French press to-day. The papers declare that Huerta's departure from the Mexican capital is in keeping with the remark-I able intelligence he has shown i throughout. He :eaves soon enough, so that he does not deem to ny before ' the constitutionalists, they assert. 14 PAGES. * POSTSCRIPT. 6 PERSONS DIE WREN TRAIN PLUNGES INTO SIDE OF COAL CARS Scores of Other Passengers Were Injured When Collision Occurred Norfolk, Va., July 17. Six were killed and nineteen badly injured early to-day when an electric excursion train crashed into a Virginia Railway coal train at a grade crossing near this city. Four men and two women, all of Norfolk, were killed. Dennis P. Lyons, of Baltimore, among the in jured, is in a critical condition. Men on the freight say the crossing gates were down. The electric train, loaded with men and women, left Ocean View at mid night and would have arrived in Nor folk at 12.45 o'clock. At the Virginian railroad crossing trainmen said the safety gates were down and a coal train of seventy cars was passing, en route to Roanoke. The electric train cdashed through theg ates and Into the | freight train. The electric train, made up of two wooden coaches, crumpled up after the colllsi<vi and passengers were hemmed In the wreck. They were re leased only after rescuers cut away the broken seats and timbers that held them prisoners. Many of them had broken legs and arms and their heads were bleeding. The gnoans of women could be heard lor blocks and scores of persons resid ing near by went to the scene with I bandages and water. Heliodorus Defends Lay Monk's Assailant By Associated Press St. Petersburg, .July 17.—Helio dorus, famous abbot of Tsarltsyn, who was banished from St. Petersburg be cause of his opposition to Gregory Rasputin, the mystic lay monk anil advisor of the Einperor of Russia, has again come before the public. Ras- 4 putin is now recovering from a dagger wound inflicted by a woman said to be a fanatical follower of Heliodorus. The abbot now comes forward with a defense of the woman's deed. In telegraphic dispatches he lauds the intelligen.ee and religious devotion of the assassin and says her action was prompted by righteous Indigna tion against the conduct of Rasputin. ACT OX .' UFFKAGE By Associated Press Atlanta, Ga., July 17.—An adverse report was recommended by the State Senate Committee on Constitutional Amendments yesterday on the meas ure to give Georgia women the right to vote in State and county elections. Similar action was taken recently by a HoUse committee. AUTO HITS BOY Struck by an automobile owned by Euttorff & Kline. New Cumberland, while crossing the street near the Herr street subway this morning at 11 o'clock, fi-year-old Charles Hess, of 1016 Fox street, was knocked down and hurt. He was taken to the Har rlsburg Hospital suffering with bruises and lacerations of his face and body. SUITS AeGREGJITING £306.0110.000 TO BE INSTITUTED D9JIINST ». rs DIRECTORS Appointment of Receiver to Prosecute Claims Asked For by Stockholders JUDGE ISSUES ORDER RETURNABLE FRIDAY Defendants Include William Rockefeller, Charles S. Mellon and J. P. Morgan Estate By Associated Prest Boston, July 17.—The appointment of a receiver, special master or other official to prosecute claims aggregating $30(1,0(10.000 against defendant direc tors and estates of directors of the New York, X'en Haven and Hartford railroad, is asked In a suit tiled in the Supreme Court to-day. The action is brought by Shtpple, Scars and Ogden, representing minority stockholders of the company. The suit, in which the attorneys re cently demanded that the directors join. Is designed to force restitution from those responsible of funds al leged to have been illegally expended in building up the New Haven system. Judge Brady issued ah order of notice returnable next Friday to show cause why a received should not be appointed and why an Injunction against the disposition of the defend ants' stocks should not be issued. The defandants who Include various New Haven directors nince 1913 and estates of deceased directors are. William Rockefeller, Charles M. Pratt, Lewis Cass Ledyard, H. McK. Twom bly, George McC. Miller, George J. Brush, James S. Hommingway, A. H. Robertson, Frederick F. Brewster, Charles F. Brocker, I>. Newton Bar ney, James H. Elton, Henry R. Mc- Harg, Robert W. Taft, William Skin [Continued on Page Rmor Has It Lewis Is Choice of Fusion Bosses For Governor Sferial to The Telegraph Philadelphia, July 17. William Flinn and R. A. Van Vaikenburg will discuss fusion with the Democrats to night, and it is said that the plan now is for Palmer to be agreed upon for Senator and Lewis for Governor, Pin ehot and McCormick to retire. The Democrats are to have the Con gressmen-at-large. and the Progress ives the Lieutenant-Governor and Sec retary of Internal Affairs. THE WEATHER For Hnrrlahurg and vicinity* Un- Mettled ucnthcr, probably thun (lcrNhouprN thin afternoon; gen erally fair -Jo-nlght ami Satur days nomewhat cooler Saturday. For Eastern Pennsylvania i Showera and thunderntormN thin afternoon or to-nlghti Satoirday partly cloudy; not ouooch change In tem perature; frcmlo nouthwent Hindu. , River The main river will remain nearly Ma/lonary to-night and Satur- A utaise of about 2..% feet In Indi cated for Harrtahurg Saturday morning. fienernl C'ondltlonn The center of the Canadlnn dla turbanec haa moved from Mani toba to Ontario during the pant twenty-four honra, and It In now central near Parry Sound. I* haa canned unmet tied weather over the greater part of the eaatern half of the t : nlted State* oilnce last report, with local thunderoihow erw In many dlntrlctn, the heavf eat rain* reported falling In Uli noln and Kentucky. Temperaturei H a. m., 73. Sun: Rlnea, 4i50 a. m.; net*. 7*32 p. m. Moon: New moon. July 22, Oi3S p. m. River Staget 2.0 feet above low water mark. Yenterday'a Weather Illghent temperature. *4. I.oweiit temperature, 70. Mean tempera'tiore, 77. Normal temperature, 75.' OWING ON A VACATION* Don't forget to have the Telegrapb sent you while you are away. You will have plenty of time to digesc Its happenings. The coat Is Just the same as whM you are home. Six cent, a week. A Postal addressed to the Circula tion Department will bring you Ui« next issue. J BUY-OLOGY Advertising may be said to have created a new science that of BUY-OLOGY. BUY-OLOGY Is the art of buy ing the things most suited to your needs at the right time and at the lowest market price. 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