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HARRISBURG llsllk TELEGRAPH LXXXIII— No! 190 U.S. DISTRICT COURT ORDERS DISSOLUTION OF HARVESTER TRUST International Company Declared to Be a Monopoly in Re straint of Trade SHERMAN ACT WAS VIOLATED Motion For Appointment of a Re ceiver Will Be Entertained Within 90 Days By Associated Press St. Paul. Minn.. Aug. 12.—The In ternational Harvester Company to-day was declared to be a monopoly In re straint of interstate and foreign trade and was ordered dissolved by a ma jority decision In the United States District Court. Unless the $140.000.00 ft corporation submits a plan for the dissolution of the combination into at least three in dependent concerns within ninety days, or in case of appeal within ninety days of the Issuance of an ap peal mandate from the United States Supreme Court, the decision announces that the court will entertain an appli cation for the appointment of a re ceiver for all the properties of the corporation. The decision of the court was given by Circuit Judge 'Walter I. Smith, of lowa, with which Judge William C. Hook, of Kansas, agreed, r.nd from which Judge Walter A. Sanborn, of Minnesota, dissented. Violated Sherman Law The majority opinion held that the International Harvester Company was from its organization in 1902 in vio lation of the Sherman law. The origi nal corporation, formed of five con cerns. violated the first section of the Sherman act by restraining compe tition among themselves. The com bined organization also tended to mo nopolize trade in contravention of the second section of this law. The decision declares that while the International Harvester Company and its selling organization, the Inter national Harvester Company of Amer ica, control from 80 to 85 per ient. of [Continued on Page 3.] THE WEATHER] For Harrlshurg and vicinity: Fair nml onoler to-night; Thursdav falr with moderate temperature. For Eastern Pennsylvnolo : Fair to night, .cooler in south portion* Thursday fair: gentle north nod norlhenst nlnd>. River The main river will remain nearlv atationary to-night aud Thurs day. A stage of about 1.2 feet la Indicated for Hnrrl«hurg Thurs day morning. General Condition* The center of the disturbance that was over the St. I, an re nee Vnllev Tuesday morning has drifted slowly eastward to the »w Eng land coast, causing local thunder sltowets In the Ohio Volley, Mid dle \tlnntlc and Southern' Vew England States. It Is 2 to 10 degrees cooler this morning generally throughout the territory lying between /he Great Lakes and the Atlantic ocean. Temperature: S a. m„ 72. Sim: Rises, .1:13 a. m.: sets, T:OT Moon: Rises. f»:."2 p. m River Stage: 1.2 feet above low untfr mark. Ye»t+rdf»y'ii Weather HlßheM trmpfniturr, Q.#. Lowest temperature, 71. Mean temperature. 7S. Normal tempei attire, 73. MARRIAGE LICENSES Stephen F. Cupples. Harrisburg, and Jennie Shaner, HaiTisbiire: Frank Suskv. Harrisburg, and Cora Bnughter, Royalton. Late News Bulletins WON'T CLOSE STEELTON PLANT Pennsylvania Steel Company's plant «ill not be compelled to close, although steel production may he hltidered because of the diffi culty of Importing ferro-manganesc, it was announced to-day. AMERICAN CITIZEN RELEASED Halifax. X. S., An*. 12.—John L. Ferguson, an American citizen", arrested at Mahone nay, X. 8.. yesterday suspected of being a spy, has been released. It was shown that Ferguson \va« employed in making maps of Nova Scotia for the government. Ferguson hails from Spo kiine. W ash., and Is a Dartmouth College undergraduate. New York, Aug. 12. J. P. Morgan & Co. announced to-dav that $0,000,000 additional French gold had l>een deposited with the firm's Paris, house. This materially Increases the French government's de posits with J. P. Morgan & Co. and the firm announced that it is pre pared to sell checks and cable transfers on Paris in liberal amounts. Washington, Aug. 12.—The Senate to-day confirmed the nomina tion of Victor B. Woolley. of Delaware, to be a judge In the Third Judicial district which comprises Pennsylvania. New Jersey and Dela ware. Judge Woolley fills the vacancy created bv the retirement of Judge George Gray. Washington, Aug. 12.—Secretary Bryan's twenty peace treaties which President Wilson has urged for immediate ratification, were taken up by the Senate to-day in executive session. Reading, Pa., Aug. 12.—The body of an aged man was found this morning along the tracks of the Pennsylvania railroad near Douglass vllle. The body was identified as that of C. C. Allen, aged 74 years of 40 Farview avenue, Jersey City, N. J. Paris, Aug. 12.—2.10 p. m.—Tommaso Tlttonl. Italian ambassador to France, issued and had posted at the Italian Embassy and <n the Italian quarters of Paris to-day a signed notice stating that: "Italy has proclaimed and will maintain the strictest neutrality. Therefore there Is no need for Italians to be alarmed. They may continue to re side In France in full security." Washington, Aug. 12.—A bill to appropriate $40,000,000 to buy ocean-going ships to carry American trade was Introduced by Represen tative Moss, of West Virginia. They would be auxiliary vessels for the navy. Washington, Aug. 12.—Mr. and Mrs. Archer M. Huntington are "safe and well in the Grand Hotel at Nuremburg," according to a con sular dispatch to-day which makes no mention of their liaving been ar rested or released. WILL BE SOME TIME UNTIL WORK STARTS AT "HfIRDSCRABBLE" Plans For Street Lines Will Soon Be Submitted From City En gineer's Department TO NOTIFY PROPERTY OWNERS Matter Will Likely Rest Until After Official? Return From Third Class City Convention Actual work on carrying out the provisions of the "Hardscrabble" ordi nance passed unanimously yesterday afternoon by City Council may not be started for several weeks. It Is certain that quite some time will be required for City Solicitor Daniel S. Seitz to prepare his plans for the legal acquisi tion of the properties in the section effected by the measure. The ordinance calls for the opening of Front street from Herr street to Calder street. Plans for the street line will soon be subrrfitted from the city engineer's department. .Notice of the passing of the measure will be served on all property holders affect ed. The ordinance will go to Mayor John K Royal sometime to-day. It must lay over ten days. As City Soli citor Seitz and Mayor Royal will at tend the Third Class City League con vention in Meadeville August 25-27 it is probable that very little work will be done on the plans until they re turn. Bailey Says He May Enter Race in 1916 By Associated Press El Paso, Tex., Aug. 12.—Senator Joseph W. 3ailey, to-day announced he would enter the contest for the United States Senatorship in 1916 ,if the Democratic state convention, in session here, refuses to adopt his re solutions opposing nationwide pro hibition. Mr. Bailey made this state ment when he learned of a plan of the majority to oppose the resolution. Mr. Bailey said he would make the race if necessary to get the issue before the people of Texas. Adoption of a platform and action on resolu tions to-day. Reading Rotary Club Invites Harrisburg The Reading Rotary Club has sent an Invitation to the Harrisburg Ro tary Club to attend the Booster Day baseball games in that city August 14 and 15. Harrisburg Rotarians were the guests of the Reading club at the time of its formation almost a year ago. OrL PRICES AGAIN CUT By Associated Press Pittsburgh, Aug. 12.—Another cut in the purchase price of oil was an nounced by the oil purchasing agen cies to-day, oil grades being reduce-* five cents except Ragland. Pennsyl vania crude is now 1.55; Mercer Black 1.12; New Castle. 1.12; Cablell, 1.15; Corning and Somerset .09 and Ragland .67. JOHN SPONSLER DIES SUDDENLY Special to The •Telegraph Mechanicsburg. Pa., Aug. 12. —John J. Sponsler, aged 68, a retired cattle dealer of this place, died suddenly this morning from heart disease. Mr. Sponsler had just returned from the Cumberland Valley Railroad station, where he saw his daughter, Mrs. Frank Mohler, of Mexico City, board a train for New York city, when seized with the attack that caused his death. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Mohler and Mrs. Ralph Cabanas, both of Mexico City, and Mrs. Corliss Hurst, of Mechanicsburg. Mr. Spons ler made his home with Mrs. Hurst. INCREASES SUSPENDED By Associated Press Washington, Aug. 12. —Proposed increased rates on bituminous coal from points on the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie railroad to ■Wilmington. Del., Philadelphia r.nd Baltimore, on traffic destained to points beyond those cities were suspended to-day by the Interstate Commerce Commission. HARRISBURG, PA. t WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 12, 1914. TERRIFIC CANNONADING NORTH OF LIEGE MARKS SCENE OF ANOTHER BIG BATTLE [ French Women Aviators Who Will Scoat For the Army y ——— WBBr HL "^tfi^>J| BARONESS DE LA ROCHE HELEXE DUTEREAU Most members of "La Stella," the name given In Paris to the Women's Auxiliary Aviation Corps of the French Army, have volunteered for active duty for their country. They will scout over German or any other territory to re port to the comanding generals the lo cation of the enemy. Among them are some very daring aviators who have nerve enough for this duty. So little news of the operation of the French army, is coming from Paris that it is not known If the services of any of these women have been accepted nor If 2£ y ?1 .u* 161 ? 1 are actually In the field, bhould the loss of aviators prove heavy and they are needed there is no doubt they will be called on to sail over the German-French frontier. DISSOLUTION OF Nil WILL NOT STAY PLANS FOR CRIMINAL CASES Civil Cases Will Be Brought Up in 1 Federal Court in New York City By Associated Press Washington. D. C„ Aug. lnal prosecutions under the-Sherman law in the New Haven Railway case will not be delayed by the agreement to settle the government's civil suit, without a prolonged court fight. No official statement was made to-day at the Department of Justice, but it was made clear that the action of the New Haven directors In accepting terms which permit of presenting an agreed decree for dissolution of the tContinue* 1 on Page 3] WILSON SPECIAL RETURNING By Associated Press Greensboro, N. C.. Aug. 12.—The special train bearing President Wilson and his family, returning from Mrs. Wilson's burial at Rome, Ga.. pas sed through here at 8.30 o'clock this morning enroute to Washington where it is due at five o'clock this afternoon. Saying the early bird gets the worm may only prove the worm should have slept c later. 6 s But nevertheless, the wise ' storekeeper does not worry about the worm. He emulates the early bird. When he sees nationally advertised goods ex ploited In the newspapers of his own town, he Is quick to let the public know they can buy them at his store. LILT LEENINO Iv START WORK ON HIGH PRESSURE Ml WITHIII THREE WEEKS Market Street Pipe Will Not Be Laid Until After Completion of Front Street Job Plans for laying sixteen inch water mains in Front and Market streets are completed and work may start within the next three weeks. Commis sioner Harry F. Bowman said to-day: 'I do not want to start the work until L know I will be able to go right ahead without any interruption. Mar ket street will not be started until aft er Front street is completed. I do not want Front or Market street torn up dur'ng the Firemen's convention and parade. It is my purpose to start the work in the lower end of the city and at such a time as will permit me 'to ir ke a clean-up in Front street by October." In Market street the pipes will be put down one half a block at a time. As the work progresses valves will be put in. None of the pipes now in service will be removed. Connections will be made between the new sixteen inch and twelve inch pipes with those now in service. Valves will be plac ed, thr"ee to four in a block. This will permit the Introduction of high pres sure when needed exclusively and at the same time will not interfere with the regular supply. It will also per mit repairs without the necessity of cutting off the supply. Superintendent Bowman stated to day that he would not permit any service connections with the mains un less absolutely necessary. Second Fly Contest of the Civic Club AUGUST 3 TO SEPTEMBER 95 for flr«t prize) *rveral other prime*, and S rent* ■ plat for all (Ilea brought to on the 2*th of Sep tember. YANKEE EMBASSIES GIVEN AUTHORITY TO CHARTER STEBIPS All Thought of Sending American Warships Abroad Has Been Abandoned By Associated Press ■Washington, D. C.. Aug. 12.—Au thority was to-day given American embassies and legations throughout Europe to charter ships in which to bring home Americans. Secretary Garrison, as chairman of the relief committee, composed of the Secretaries of State, War. Navy and Treasury, sent out instructions to each embassy and legation to make inquiry as to available ships and, if Ameri cans can be concentrated at open ports, immediately to charter neutral ships. The diplomatic officers were told not to pay higher rates than 1 those usually charged by the liners for a similar service. All thought of sending vessels over from the United States to bring back the Americans has alMuidoned. [Continued on Page WAR BULLETINS By Associated Press Amsterdam, via London, Aug. 12, 2.20 p. m.—A dispatch from Maes tricht to the Telegraaf says terrific artillery firing was heard throughout .'he morning coming from the direc | tlon of Tongress, to the north of i Liege. The concussion was felt in Maestrlcht, Vienna, via London, Aug. 12, 2.45 p. m.—An effective blockade of the Montenegrin coast has been establish ed since yesterday by the Austro-Hun garian fleet, according to an official announcement here to-day. London, Aug. 12.—The Times to day publishes a dispatch from Paris which says that the report that Mon tenegrins occupy Mount Tarabosch, ' dominating Scutari, is confirmed. London, Aug. 12, 5.-10 a. m.—A dis patch from Rotterdam says corre spondent of the Rotterdam Courant has been positively assured by German officers at Vise that the Crown Prince's regiment crossed the River Meuse some days ago without the Pufnce. [Continued on Page C? Great Crowd Expected at Boiling Springs For Harvest Home Outing A great crowd is expected, weather permitting, at the Harvest Home pic nic at Boiling Spring to-morrow. The speaker of the day will be United States Senator Penrose, who will go to Boiling Springs by special invitation of those in charge of the big outing. He will speak at 3 o'clock. W. H. Berry will represent the Demo crats. Representatives of the State Depart ment of Agriculture will act as Judge of the crops and stock displays, which will be larger than those of last year. Negro Aged 105, Born in Harrisburg, Dies John Wilson, colored, aged 106 y«ars, of Bradford, Pa., who said he was born In Harrisburg, died to-day. He was the oldest resident of Brad ford and McKean county. Burial will be made In Oak Hill Cemetery, Brad ford, Thursd_y afternoon. Harrisburg has a number of Wilson families among the colored residents but none were able to give any infor -1 majtlon as to What family John Wll sou fit Bradford belonged. 14 PAGES * POSTSCRIPT. German Army Moving to French Frontier Through the Heart of Belgium French Position in Alsace Is Said to Be Good as Troops Occupy Crests and Passes of Vosges Mountains; German Commander Denies Loss of 20,000 at Liege and Intimates That Assaults Were Stopped by Emperor s Orders to Avoid Needless Sacrifice of Life; Belgians Believe Germans Will Attempt to Cross Dutch Territory. The meagerness of dispatches from the war centers of Europe to-day appear to indicate that the censorship has become stricter than ever. Neither from England nor France is any hint allowed to pass over the cables as to the progress of events or as to the positions or movements of the huge armies of German, French, Belgian, Aus trian, Russian and British troops which, it is assumed, must now be within striking distance. A short Brussels dispatch received via London says "The German retirement reported yesterday is becoming more marked to-day." The significance of this statement can only be guessed at. It may mean that an engagement in force actually is in progress, or it may only be the general covering i.iovements that have been in course of execution for stveral days in Belgium. A Dutch dispatch says a terrinc cannonade was heard this morn ing from the direction of Tongres, north of Liege. It was reported yesterday that two divisions of German cavalry with artillery had arrived there. Belgium was to-day again the scene of outpost fighting between Belgians, French and Germans. The German commander at Liege denies the loss of 20,000 in his effort to take the forts there. He says they will be taken without the loss of a man as soon as German heavy artillery arrives. He asserts that "the Belgian force is numerically superior to ours." He intimates that the assaults were stopped by the Emperor's orders to avoid needless sacrifice of life. On the subject of Liege, the French foreign minister declares all the surrounding forts intact and that only a small force of Ger mans entered the town itself under cover of darkness. It had been pointed out previously that the defeat of the Liege forts was the inability to see one fort from the next, although the fire of their guns crosses. A Brussels dispatch says the bulk of the German army is leav ing Liege and advancing toward the French frontier through the heart of Belgium. The French foreign minister described the French position in Alsace as good, as the troops occupy the crests and passes of the Vosges mountains. Military experts' studying the positions of the opposing armies may, it is pointed out, possibly have been confused as to the German entrenchments said to have been erected on the River Aisne which they conclude to be the river of that name well inside the French border. There is also a small stream called the Aisne running into the Ourthe at Bomal below Liege and this may be the one mentioned, as it would thus form an extension of the defensive works thrown up by the Germans after they encountered Belgian opposition at Liege. Belgium anticipates an attempt by Germany to cross Dutch ter ritory and has requested Holland to state her intentions regarding the resistance to a breach of her neutrality. Sveaborg, the great Russian fortress in Finland awaits a bom bardment or battle, as the commander has ordered all civilians to leave there and also Helsingfors. Paris reports Montenegrin troops occupying Tarabosch, over looking Scutari, Albania, where severe fighting between Monte negrins and .urks occurred during the Balkan war. Considerable sums of English gold are to be deposited in Ottawa, Canada, to facilitate payments without running the risk of shipping money across the Atlantic. (Other War News Pages 3, 4, 10, 13) Consumers Responsible For Big Drop in Price of Hogs in 24 Hours Chicago, Aug. 12.—1t was admitted at the stock yards that consumers agi tating against high prices had consid erable to do to-day with a fall of forty to fifty cents per hundred weight in the price of hogs as compared with quotations 24 hours before. In some extreme cases, the drop since Monday had been as much as a dollar. Threats of a general boycott against all kinds of pork had the effect of lessening the demand from butchers. At the same time the receipts of hogs here were greatly enlarged. The ar rivals to-day alone amounted to 40,000 as against 60,000 during the whole of last week, when the supply was the lowest in a quarter of a century. Likelihood of widespread abstention from beef and mutton as well as pork was also taken notice of at the yards. To-day's prices for cattle, sheep and lambs were down ten to fifteen cents. John W. Walzer, Retired Merchant Dies, Aged 69 John W. Walzer, aged 69 years, a lifelong resident of this city and a re tired stock merchant, died very sud denly at his home, 1803 North Second street, last evening. He Is survived by his wife and nine children—Anna, Sarah, Blanche, Helen. Ruth, Warren, Martin and Mrs. John Boas, all of this I city, and Luther Walser, of Bellefonte. Funeral services will be held from his home on Saturday morning, at 10 •'clock. Warburg Will Divest Himself of All His Financial Interests By Associated Press "Washington, D. C., Aug. 12.—Paul M. Warburg's testimony before the Senate banking committee, made pub lic to-day, revealed that as a member of the new Federal Reserve Board he will divest himself of every financial interest, although not required by law to do so. "I am going to leave Kuhn, Loeb & Co. and I am going to leave my Hamburg firm," Mr. Warburg told the committee. "I am going to leave everv single corporation with which I am connected. More than that, lam go ing to leave every educational and philanthropic association with which I have been connected, because I think a man who is on that Federal Reserve Board ought to be like Caesar's wife: he ought to be above suspicion; he ought to be without any entangling alliances." Mr. Warburg also declared he in tended to dispose of all his interests in railroads, mentioning particularly the Baltimore and Ohio, In which he Is a director. Going on a Vacation? Don't forget to have the Telegraph sent you while you are away. 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