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■State of War Now Exists Between Great Britain Austria Hungary
HARRISBURG Ohml TELEGRAPH LXXXIII— No. 191 UNCENSORED WIRELESS DETAILS OF GERMAN SEN PENROSE II DISTURBED BY FUSION IIEPOBTS Spends Night in the City and Meets Friends and Discusses the Political Slants RAILROAD MEN SEE HIM Will Speak at Boiling Springs This Afternoon and in Frank lin County United States Senator Boles Pen rose, who spent last night and part of to-day here on his way from Mt. Gretna to Boiling Springs, did not appear to be a whit disturbed by re ports that there might be fusion in Pennsylvania this Fall, and appeared more confident than ever of the elec tion of the whole Republican ticket and of a Republican legislature. Soon after his arrival here last evening the Senator was visited by a number of State officials and by a delegation of his friends among the organized railroadmen, and his vis itors kept up until very late in the evening. To everyone he expressed confidence in the outlook for Novem ber and said that the campaign would open In earnest very soon. Reports about fusion were brought in fre quently this morning, but the Senator tmiled and asked for more. Early this afternoon Senator Pen rose started for Boiling Springs to address the farmers' picnic, where a great crowd awaited him. and will go to-night to Chambersburg. He said that he would go to Scranton next week. Spoke at Mt. Gretna Senator Penrose spent part of yes terday at Mt. Gretna and during his visit praised the Guardsmen, saying: "I have been coming to encamp ments since I was a Stute Representa tive. in 1885, a period of nearly thirty years. 1 have frequently been at Mt. Gretna and believe it to be one of the best encampment sites in the State. "Few civilians in the State or per sons outside the National Guard can realize better than I the progress that has been made in the efficiency and standing of the National Guard in the last quarter century. "This improvement has taken place in virtually every branch and rami fication of the service. In the hy gienic and sanitary regulations the progress has been most extraordinary. The moral and physical standards are [Continued on Page 10] I THE WEATHER For Hnrrl«bur« and vicinity: Fair Friday partly cloudy. For EaNtern Penn.nylvanln: Fair to night, wnrnn-r In uorth portion; Friday partly cloudy i gentle (•hitting Mind* becoming Moutli. River The van In river will remain nearly Ktatlonnry tt»-nlgbt aad Friday. A ntußc of ahovri l.<t feet I* Indi cated for Harrlnburg Friday morning. General Conditions ahtmers have fallen wince laiit re port In the Upper OlHo Vallev, Middle Atlantic nad (inlf Stated and In Tennessee. \nother alight disturbance IN moving down from the Far Xorthae*t and in now central over Take Superior. Temperature: S a. m., 6H. Sunt RIMCM, 5:14 a. m.j ne-tn, TtOS p. m. Moons RIMCM, 10:21 p. ?n. River Stage: l.« feet above low water mark. Yeaterday'n Weathrr Highest temperature, 7«. Loweat temperature. 00. Mean temperature, 72. Normal temperature, 73. f Late News Bulletins I WILL CARE FOR AMERICANS | t New York, Aug. 13. J. I". Morgan and Company to-day received the following cablegram from tlielr Paris house: . Please announce that | we have made arrangements to meet financial requirements of all prop- , erly accredited Americans throughout France." FRENCH AND BELGIANS MEET Brussels, Aug. 13. via Paris, 2.34 A. M.—Belgian and French troops have affected a junction south of Brussels. The German advance In | the Belgian provinces of Limberg and Brahant has heen checked. The I Germhns arc bringing up heavy artillery against I .lege. Brussels, via London. 6.05 P. M., Aug. 15.—According to Le Solr the German casualties during yesterday's fighting In the vicinity of Haelem totaled about 2.000 equalled divided belwecn killed and wound ed. The Belgian casualties are not precisely known, but are declared to comprise only a few dead and many wounded. San Francisco, Aug. 15.—1n a telegram to Fremont Older, of this city. Gilford Pinchot, the Progressive leader to-day announced his en gagement to Miss Cornelia Bryce, daughter of General Lloyd Bryce, of Flushing, L. 1., formerly minister to the Netherlands. He will be mar ried on Saturday morning at the home of his mother In Saugatuck, Conn. Mexico City, Aug. 13.—A prolonged cabinet meeting was adjourned just before midnight. President Carbajal and the ministers separated going in different directions. It is believed that they will journey to Villa De Guadeloupe to catch a special train for Vera Cruz. It is re ported that President Carb'ajal has transferred his authority to Fduardo Iturbe, governor of the federal district and that the latter to-day will sign articles of capitulation with General Carranza. • Philadelphia, Aug. 13. —The office of the Federal District Attor ney, who has jurisdiction over much of Eastern Pennsylvania, and the office of the District Attorney of Philadelphia county, are investigat ing the Increased prices of food stuffs. Under Pennsylvania law It is a crime to enter into a conspiracy to corner markets with the purpose of increasing prices of the necessities of life. Washington, Aug. 18.—Secretary Bryan's peace treaties with the Netherlands and Norway were ratified to-day by the Senate. They are the first of twenty pending. They provide for commissions of inquiry before resort to arms in international disputes which ordinary re sources of diplomacy fail to settle. I This photograph is of the city of Muelhausen in Alsace, the scene of several hot battles between the French and German troops. With their first rush across the German frontier the French forces captured the city. Later they" were force 1 to evacuate by an overpowering German force. They are now reported to be again in possession of Muelhausen. having once more driven the German forces from the town. IMPLEMENT FIRM'S REMOI OF BRANCH MEMS MUCH TOCITY General Sales Manager States That 52 Waynesboro Employes Will Likely Seek Homes Here In a letter to the Telegraph, A. I. Jackson, general sales manarer of the Emerson - Brantingham Implement Company at Kockford, Illinois, makes official announcement of just what the moving of his firm's Waynesboro branch office to Harrlsburg will mean. The Emerson -Brantingham Com pany at the present time is erecting an up-to-date office building and ware house at Tenth and Market streets. This building will be ready for oc cupancy at the very latest, early in the Spring. The general sales man ager says: "The building will be of concrete, brick Interior, and will contain about 90.000 square feet of floor space. It will be thoroughly modern In every [OontiniiP»l on Pace 101 HX'RT HOPPINr. WAGONS Attempting to ■'bop" a wagon near Vila ho-'c <-est»r<lav afternoon. Georare r.lwoort Kill. 1? vears old. « Tjochtel Row, fell under the whpels and was •erlouolv hurt The littl" fellow was aken to the Karrlsburg Honpltal, HARRISBURG, PA., THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 13, 1914. GERMAN CITY TWICE C EDIRD FLICKER DISCOVERED DEW IN HOTEL BITIOOM Former Member of Market Street Furnishing Firm Dies of Heart Trouble Edward Flicklnger, a former Mar ket street businessman, was found dead in a bathroom of the Common wealth Hotel this morning. Flickinger registered last night and | was assigned a room, but this morn-; ing when the day clerk came on, i knowing that Fiickinger's actions had] once before bee n such as to arouse comment, the hotel deskman sent up to his room to see if everything was all right. When the bellboy returned and reported that nobody was in the room, an investigation resulted in finding Flickinger in the bathroom. Fears that he might have commlt ed an act of violence led to breaking in the door and the man was found in a tubful of hot water. The water from the sot water spigot was still and the room was full of steam. It is the belief of Mr. Fiickinger's friends that before going to the bath room he had taken something to quiet his nerves, and that he became uncon scious soon after turning on the bot water. There is also a probability that Mr. Flickinger may have taken an overdose of some medicine which Wrought on heart trouble. I The body was taken from the tub [ and removed to the room and Dr. : .1. E. Dickinson was summoned. Dr. [Continued on Pag** 101 15,000 Attending Annual Picnic of City Grocers | Fully 5,000 people from Harrisburg ! and surrounding towns are attending ' the annual grocers' Outing at Her ! shey to-day. ] Fully 3,000 entrained for the park j this morning early and nearly again .as many left for tlje town of the ! chocolate king throughout the day, J Athletic events and matches at quoits, I and baseball with valuable : prizes for all winners furnished the j days' sport. The crows was treated I also to a free vaudeville performance ! in the vaudeville theater. i j i Going on a Vacation? Don't forget to have the Telegraph sent vou while you are away. 1 You will have plenty of time to t di*»*t Its happenings. I The cost Is Just the same ns when I you are home. Six cents a week, i A postal addressed to the Circula- I tlon Department will bring you the next issue. ; i Second Fly Contest of the Civic Club mUST 3 TO SEPTEWBEII | $5 for flr»l prise; nevrral other prince, anil ,*■ cent* a pint for all j (lie* brought In <>B the 2l)lb of Sep- Itrmber. V ii i IESTIGM OF HIGH FOOD PRICES ORDERED BVWILSON President Directs Attorney General Mcßeynolds to Take Up Question By Associated Press Washington, Aug. 13.—President Wilson to-day directed Attorney Gen eral Mcßoynolds to investigate re cent increases in prices of food stuffs and to take up the question whether any person responsible can be prose cuted. The President sent the following letter to the Attorney General: "The rapid and unwarranted in crease in the prices of foodstuffs in this country upon the pretext of the conditions existing in Europe is so serious and v. al a matter that I take the liberty of calling your attention to it. "I would be very much obliged if you would advise me whether there is under existing law any action which the Department of Justice could take, either by way of investigation or legal process and what federal legislation [Continued on Page 10] Howard C. Fry Is First Elected and Then Appointed Justice Howard C. Fry, elected justice of the peace at Paxtang at the recent election, was to-day appointed to that office for the baby borough to serve until the first Monday of January, 1916. The appointment of Mr. Fry was due to the fact that a justice cannot be elected at a special election. When the certificate of his election reached the Capitol it was "flagged" and the law quoted. Immediately afterwards steps were taken to Fry selected as he was the choice of the voters of the borough. He will be commissioned to-day. Furniture Dealers to Hold Annual Picnic at Hershey Park Tomorrow Furniture dealers of this city to- ■ morrow will attend the picnic of the i Furniture Dealers Association to be i held at Hershey Park. This picnic ' has become an annual affair among the furniture men of the city, and those who attend, testify to mighty good times. To-morrow's outing will not be an exception to this rule, for - the entertainment committee has tak- i en every precaution to provide amuse- j ment for the entire time. Employers and employes will leave the city on a special car at noon for Hershey where they will have lunch at the Hershey Cafe. Then! amusements of base-ball, potato-roll- j ing and all sorts of contests produc ing fun will be in order. After the strenuous afternoon, the pickicers will have dinner at the cafe. GOVERNOR IENER AT INSTRUCTION GAMP TO INSPECT IG. P. Field Guns of Batteries C and D Fire Salute'to Executive as He Arrives at Gretna Special to The Telegraph Mt Gretna, Pa., Aug. 13.—Gover nor John K. Tener arrived in the camp of instruction here this morn ing shortly before 10 o'clock. He was given a cordial welcome at the headquarters of Colonel William A. Mann, the camp commandant, and at the quarters of General James B. Coryell, commander of the Fourth Brigade, the senior National Guard officer here. The Governor had little time for exchange of compliments, however, [Continued on Page 7] Will Be No Work Horse Parade This Labor Day Harrisburg's annual work-horse parade will be abandoned, at least for this year, it was announced to-day by S. P. C. A. officers. The reluctance of team owners to co-operate and the difficulty experi enced in getting up thf> parade are the reasons assigned. Heretofore the event was a Labor Day feature. Decide to Gfft Married Here Before Going Home Miss Anna May Peters and Charles Wilson May. both popular young people of Lancaster, were married at 2 o'clock this afternoon by Alderman Edward J. Hilton at his office, 206 Court street. The young couple, together with some friends, were visiting in this city, and while going through the State Capitol one of their number suggested that thoy got married before returning i homo. A license was obtained at the i Courthouse and soon the knot was tied. Immediately after the ceremony the : vounK couple loft on a honeymoon trip io New York. Coney Island. Atlantic City and othor Eastern points. HORACE PETIIIT DIES By Associated Press Philadelphia, Aug. 13. Horace Pettit a** widely known corporation lawyer of this city and an authority ' on "patent law, died at his summer home in Atlantic City to-day He was 154 "ears old. Mr. Pettit figured as ' counsel in many trials In which patent | rights were involved- The road to perdition is paved with good intentions —but the highway to busi ness success is smoothly ! asphalted with judicious newspaper advertising. Run your eye over the adver tisements in to-day's Telegraph. Are not the names written there I the names of firms who have won good rating, because they have won the good will of our readers? 1* GIVES VICTORY Germans Gather For Telling Blow On Belgian Soil Heavy Cannonading, Lasting an Hour, Heard at Eastern Entrance to North Sea; Belgians Reported to Have Recaptured Lost Ground in Vicinity of Liege by Driving German Forces Back; State of War Exists Between Austria Hungary and Great Britain. Berlin, Aug. 13.—(8y Direct Wireless from Nauen, Germany, to the Goldschmidt Wireless Company's Sta tion at Tuckerton, N. J.) —The German troops took 120 French officers and 1,110 French soldiers prisoners in the fighting at Muelhausen, Alsace. They also captured four French cannon. Another 1,000 French officers and men were taken prisoners by the Germans in the fight near Longwy. German soil is now entirely cleared of French troops. Paris, Aug. 13, 4.45 A. M.—lt is announced here that Brazil has demanded an explanation from Germany of the report that Bernardino De Campos had been assaulted and robbed by German soldiers at Stuttgart. The Brazil ian, who is blind, was formerly president of the State of Saopaulo. Paris, Aug. 13, 12 P. M.—The official declaration of war by France on Austro-Hungary was made public here to-day. Washington, Aug. 13. J. P. Morgan & Company have inquired of the State Department what the United States government's attitude would be toward a French war loan of several hundred millions to be floated in this country. It is also understood tb at certain financial house? have approached the govern ment with a view to ascer taining its attitude toward a n Austrian loan for an un named amount. Tokio, Aug. 13.—Telegraphic communication be' tween Japan and Europe is interrupted. The first dispatch direct from Berlin uncensored by the author ities of the nations at war with Germany was received to-day by The Associated Press through the medium of the Goldschmidt Wire less Company's station at Tuckerton, N. J. The message contained the important information that during the fighting at Muelhausen considerably over 1,000 French officers and soldiers were taken prison ers by the Germans who also captured four cannon, while in another fight with the French on the border of Lorraine, further to the North, the Germans also took 1,000 prisoners. The dispatch adds that German soil has been cleared of French troops. Developments in the war zone, which appears chiefly confined to Belgian territory, are made vague owing to the strict censorship over news relating to military movements. Positions occupied by the main French, Belgian and BritisW forces are not permitted to be disclosed even approximately, so that their plan of campaign cannot be assumed. As to the German forces, indications from various sources point to the concentration of the main body with its right wing in Bel gium and its left wing in the Duchy o.' Luxemburg. The German staff is said to have gathered twenty-six army corps along the; eastern frontier facing Belgium and France. Many of these troops probably are stationed in the great fortress in Alsace Lorraine and along the Rhine. One dispatch asserts the defence of Germany's Russian frontier has been left to armies made up of reserves. Al though all of these are trained soldiers it would seem natural to leave as a nucleus for their organization a considerable force from the active armv. The dispositions and strength of the French invaders in Alsace where they are said to hold a long line within the German border, are kept rigidly secret. On the sea, the reported safe arrival in the Dardanelles of the German cruisers Goeben and Breslau has led to rumors of their probable dismantling until the end of the war. In the north Atlantic, although Rear Admiral Cradock has de cleared it "clear of German cruisers as far south as Trinidad," the French liner Rochambeau, which was to leave yesterday with French reservists, was held in New York by orders from France. In the North Sea, which the British government says may be strewn with mines, the main squadrons of British battleships are still out but their position is not publicly known. Neither is the location of the main German fleet. Reports from Dover, at the Eastern entrance to the English channel say heavy cannonading lasting an hour was heard this morning coming from the direction of the North Sea. The Austro-.Hungarian fleet, owing to the declaration of war by Great Britain, together with that of Germany, is said to be in the Adriatic where it was recently occupied in blockading the Monte negrin coast. The British squadron in the Mediterranean is strong and has the sea port there of almost the entire French fleet. Belgian reports assert a strong force of German cavalry, sup ported by infantry and artillery, after severe fighting around Haelen, was thown back toward Liege by a division of Belgian cavalry with infantry and artillery. The German killed and wounded are said to have numbered three-fifths of the five thousand men en gaged, while those of the Belgians are reported ''relatively light." [Continued on Page 10] *Other War News on Piees 4, 5. 7. 10. 11. 12) 12 PAGES * POSTSCRIPT.