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WEROR WILLIAM ON VISIT TOBHUSSEIS War Lord of Europe Reported to Have Spent Saturday Night in Belgian Capital KING ALBERT IS NEAR DEATH Belgians Are Making an Effort to Capture Distinguished Ger man Subject By Associated I'ress London. Sept. 2. 3:20 A. M. The Daily Mail's correspondent at Abbey ville. Prance, learns that Emperor Wil liam was at Charleroi, Belgium, last Saturday, where ne viewea the battle , field, later motoring: to Monse. He spent ! Saturday night in Brussels, where he I stayed at the Bellevue Hall. The young Puke of Brunswick, who is a son-ln-law of Kmperor William. Rave a big: banquet last week In the I fialace of Lacken, in Brussels, accord ng to the same correspondent. The principal guest was the Emperor's son. Prince August William. The Mail's Abbeyville correspondent also reports that an aviator from Ant werp arrived there to-day with dis patches for the Prench authorities, and continues: "The aviator told of Antwerp's terror over the Zeppelin attack on the city, which is now a place of absolute dark ness at night. No lights of any descrip tion are allowed, and even in the royal palace only candles are used. Kins Albert Near Death "King Albert came within an ace of death during a sortie on Mallnes. He was directing operations from his motor car when shrapnel burst ton vards away, blowing off the rear wheels of the car "The Germans have installad quick flrers In the villas all around Antwerp ' in order to prevent further sorties. Ai Belgian detachment of 3J.0 men was surprised by a squad of these machine guns, which killed all but fifty of them These particular guns were Installed in a parish church. "One of the principal ohjects of the Belgian sortie is to secure a distin guished German prisoner to exchange I for General Leman. whom the Belgian j King and his counsellors desire to get bar k "There are manv wild manifestations • of enthusiasm in Antwerp, where | crowds continually cheer the English residents and officials. "King Albert has given a decoration and a commission to George | an 18-year-old Boy Scout, who is in charge of the Boy Scout work of spy detection at Antwerp Laysen person ally caught eleven spies and also killed ! a German cavalryman at Malines and captured another." Turkey Declares War on Russia, London Hears By Associated Press New York. Sept. 2.—Dow Jones & Co. to-day publishes the following In its news ticker: "London—l T nconflrme.d reports are current here that Turkey has declared war on Russia. Communication with Constantinople has been cut off for three d#ys and the Turkish Ambassa- f dor stated he had no way of telling i when he would hear from his govern- j ment again." CRAB REAST FOR EAGLES As a result of their success as crab fishermen. George Schindler and John Shaeffer. well-known members'of the Fraternal Oraer of Eagles, will give a crab dinner to their fellow members Saturday night. The feast will take place at the hall. Sixth and Cumber-, land streets. Schindler and Shaeffer [ will return this week from Baltimore, ' where they fished during the week. •wag" A WEDNESDAY EVENING Ml DELIRIUM, HE SLASHES HIS THROAT Richard Sheridan, This City, in Dy ing Condition in Pitts burgh Hospital Richard Sheridan, aged 4 8 years, who lived at the Hotel Lynch, Ver beke street, is in a critical condition in a Pittsburgh hospital, as a result of an attempt to commit suicide last night. Sheridan, who was superinten dent of shipments for the Central Iron and Steel Company, cut his wrists and throat with a penknife while enroute to Harrishurg. Later he tore the bandages from his throat and was taken to the hospital in a delirious condition. Sheridan left Harrisburg on Mon day on a two weeks' vacation. After visiting friends in Pittsburgh, he started for home on the train leaving Pittsburgh at 11 o'clock last night and due In Harrisburg this morning at 5 o'clock. Shortly nefore the train arrived at Pitcalrn, Sheridan who, it is said, was under the influence of liq uor, and appeared to have deliriums, drew a knife from his pocket and started to cut his wrists and throat. The train was stopped at Wiimer ding and he was put in the hands of physicians and taken to the hospital at that place. He became worse and after receiving attention tore off the bandages. Sheridan was taken in an automobile to Pittsburgh hospital where his condition was reported late this afternoon as critical. Sheridan is a half brother of George Simmers, of Washington, D. C„ father of Hiram McGowan Simmers, of Har rishurg. He has two sisters in Har risburg, Mrs. Robert Gemperling, 1302 North Fourth street, and Mrs. Eliza beth Hamilton, widow of the late John R. Hamilton, a former city su pervisor, 1933 Logan street. A nephew left this afternoon for Pitts burgh. Miss Martha Fleming Says Party Was Well Treated By the Germans "We were treated Just splendidly by the Germans; we would like to em phasize that. And we would like to say the same of the treatment we re ceived at the American embassy in Berlin." Miss Martha Fleming, of the Elphin stone Apartments, paid that tribute to the Germans and the American em bassy in the German capital in briefly discussing the experiences of herself and her party in the European war zoi e. Miss Fleming traveled wtth her sisters. Misses Margaretta and Suzanna Fleming, Miss Martha Buehler and Miss Mary Robinson. The remainder of the party remained behind in Berlin. "Why, really, I had no exciting ad ventures," said Miss Fleming. "I left Berlin on August 19 for Rotterdam on -a special that had been provided by the embassy. We reached Rotterdam on August 21 and I sailed on the Rvndam of the Holland-American Line. During the first few days after the war began there was plenty of excitement in Berlin, but when I left things had quieted down. Coming over we had no experiences. We were stopped by an English warship, which wanted to know who we were and where we were going, and when they J got that information they let us go along on our way." To-morrow will he the first city registration day. You must register or you cannot vote in November. ORDERS ISSUED FOR TEMP ERB FIELD DIV William A. 801 l Will Be Adjutant; Ceremonies Begin at 2, October 2 Orders were issued to-day for the big field day exercises to be held at Island Park on October 3 under super vision of the local Knights Templar. The orders issued were as follows: Headquarters Division No. 10. September 2, 1914. General Order No. 1. Knight Templar Field Day. i Commanderies of Knights Templar Nos. S. fl and 24. comprising Division I No. 10. are hereby ordered to assemble |in full Templar uniform at the Ma j sonic Temple. Third and State streets. in the city of Harrrisburg. Pa., at 2 I o'clock on the afternoon of Friday, October 2. 1914. to participate in field |dsy exercises arranged under the aus i pices of Pilgrim Commandery, No. 11, I Knights Templar. Harrisburg. Pa. There will be a short street parade jto the Island Park field. The Vere j monies will consist of flag raising, dress parade and review of ths sir | knights participating. The grand commander. R. E. Sir A. • Howard Thomas, and other officers of j the grand commanderies of Pennsyl vania will review the lines, j Following are the appointments: Sir William A. 8011, ad.hitant; E. Sir Christian Nauss. assistant adjutant; E. Sir Livingston Rausch, assistant adjutant: Sir Thomas J. Weaver, as sistant adjutant; Sir C. C. Stauffer, chief of corps hospitaler. A band of forty pieces will play. The ladles auxiliaries, whose pres ence contribute to these occasions, are courteously invited by Pilgrim Com, j mandery, as well as sir knights so - j journing in this Jurisdiction, to be i their guests. By order of j E. SIR ARTHUR D. BACON. Commander of Division No. 10. Austrian Government Makes Arrangements For Evacuation of Lemberg Rome, Sept. 2, via London, 8.28 | a. m.—The Giornale D'ltalia publishes i a dispatch from Vienna saying that 'the Austrian government has made | arranfiements for the evacuation of Lemberg, Galicia. Lemberg is the capital of Galicia. Recent dispatches have described it as invested by Russion troops, and reports from St. Petersburg have de clared that the "Iron Ring" around Lemberg was being drawn closer and closer. London. Sept. 2 ,12.15 p. m.—The Exchange Telegraph Company pub lishes a dispatch from Its Rome cor respondent transmitting the following official statement issued at Vienna. "Recognizing that the occupation of Lemberg by Russian troops is inevit able, the provincial governmeit has re moved the achives of state and given .instructions to the burgomaster as to the conduct of the city after its occu pation by the Russians." DEMOCRATS DEADLOCKED Macon, Ga.. Sept. 2. After a stormy session of seventeen hours the Georgia Democratic convention here recessed this morning with the dead lock on the choice for nomination to the short term as United States Sena tor still unbroken. The vote at the end of the thirteenth ballot stood: Congressman T. W. Hardwick, 164; Governor John M. Slaton, 110; T. S. Fielder, 93, and G. R. Hutchens, 4. Necessary for nomination, 188. &ARRISBURG TELEGRAPH ROTHRUCK URGES I MORE coram Support For State Policy of Forest Reserves Must Be Given by the Public Now The dangers to which Pennsylvania is subjected if the State policy of for est conservation is not supported by the people are being told, to audiences throughout the State by Dr. J. T. Rothrock. for years State torestry commissioner, and father of State con servation of forests. Dr. Rothrock wis the man who started the purchase of forest lands of which the Com monwealth now owns more than a million acres and who was publicly honored by Governor John K. Tener for his conservation work at a notable luncheon given here last Spring. Dr. Rothrock is telling what the State is doing and asking support for it. In a recent speech he set forth what was needed "The State is not yet entirely deso late." asserted Dr. Rothrock. "but one-seventh of the land, comprising 6.400 square miles, is absolutely in waste. On this ground no agricultural products can be grown and only for ests can be raised at great expense. These naked hillsides are the nurseries both of floods and of droughts, and the sterile truct Is rapidly growing. "The United States Is within less than thirty years of a timber famine that will pinch every Industry of the nation. We must have forests to ab sorb the rainfall, so that Hoods will not pour down upon fertile lands, and so that water for electrical power shall not be wasted. Rut unless tracts like the desolate areas of Pennsylva nia are planted with timber at once we will be placed in a position where we will have not even lumber enough to build houses or to manufacture ar ticles of dally use. The State of Penn sylvania leads the Union in forestry methods, hut It Is not doing enough. It takes fifty years to grow a forest, and the arid tracts are widening year by year. "European nations have learned to their cost what spoliation of forests means, and we ran profit by their ex periences. Larger appropriations than have ever been made are needed for j forest restoration and for the forest reserves, which are to be forever the property of the State and the outing grounds of its people. The desolate area of the State formerly was cov ered by forests. It is there that the State can make its best beginning to provide for the economic safety of the next feneration." Electric Index Boards to Guide Autoists to City Electrically illuminated index boards on standards may be provided for the streets at the boundaries of the city if a plan now being considered by Commissioner W. H. Lynch, superin tendent of streets, can be worked out. Mr. Lynch Is now preparing speci fications for index boards which will likely be a dark blue background with white lettering. The illuminated index boards will be placed at Front and Division, Sec ond and Division. Sixth and Division, i and Derry, Cameron and Spring creek culvert,"and Market and I-'ront streets, if Mr. Lynch's plans can be carried out. AVIATOR CHEERS BRFSSELS London, Sept. 2.—The correspond ent In Antwerp of an Amsterdam newspaper says that a French bi plane appeared over Brussels Satur lay and in a hall of German bullets twice circles the town, dropping hun dreds of pamphletsv containing the message, "Take courage. Deliverance soon." THREE BOMBS DROP SCREE INSPECTION 11 HERRI OF PARIS! COSTS 2 CENTS ERCH Third Attack From Sky Throws Section of City Into Panic Paris, Sept. 2.—A third daring aero plane raid of Paris was made last evening by a German air scout and three bombs were dropped, but with no casualties. Paris has been thrown into a state of terror by these successive invasions by German flyers. They have been of daily occurrence. War Between Turkey and Greece Now Only Matter of Few Days By Associated Press London, Sept. 2, 4:40 a. m.—A St. Petersburg dispatch to the Reuter Telegram Company conveys a semi official statement to the effect that In well-informed circles in St. Peters burg the opinion is expressed that war between Turkey and Greece is now only a question of two or three days. Germans Recklessly Sacrifice Soldiers London, Sept. 2. 4:00 A M. The Chronicle's correspondent sens a report of a third British battle in the t'pper Rise Valley, where the Germans arn» flinging the whole of their weight to force a wedge. The battle raged throughout Sunday and Monday when the Germans, it is stated, sacrificed lives recklessly. The Britlh were com pelled to give way slightly, but are maintaining the defense herocially. The battle is still undecided. The point from which the correspon dent files his dispatch is omitted. Allies May Yet Send Wedge Through Germans London. Sept. 3. 9.15 A. M.—ln a dispatch from Paris dated Sunday. August 31. the local correspondent of the Daily Mail says there is one cir cumstance regarding the position in which the aliiefl armies now find | themselves which may be regarded as hopeful. This Is that at St. Quentln, the angle of their position, they ap pear to have thrust forward a threat ening wedge Into the enemy's center. There is, therefore, a hope that a vig orous counter-attack from La Fere might succeed in cutting through the German center. "So here is the enemy within sixty miles of Paris." the correspondent de clares. "What will happen if the for tune of this battle again goes against the allies? We may perhaps see Brit ish troops falling back with their French comrades on Paris." Over-wearied Army on Its Way to Paris London. Sept. 2, 5 a. m. The Times correspondent at. Dieppe, France, has telegraphed his paper as follows: "In the main northern theater of the war the German advance appears to contloue withut slackenink its pace. It must, indeed, be an over-wearied army that Germans are bringing to wards the north of Paris. They have made an effort which nearly reserves to be called superhuman. Nothing like it ever before was seen in war. Yet we may be sure they have spent themselves in vain." SEPTEMBER 2, 1014. County Sealer Examined Weights and Measures in Vicinity of Millersburg MMlersburg and of Pi 3 were Inspected ™" in the monthly re ! port submitted to-day by County In spector of Weights and Measures Harry A. Boyer. to the county com missioners. All told there were 813 'lnspections. 710 instruments sealed, i 103 condemned and ISS were adjusted. | And it all cost the county only $13.76. I County Tnxfs l'nlri In Collectors [of county taxes in the cltv squared their accounts for the year to-day with County Treasurer A H. Boile.v. Among I the payments made were the following: First ward, John H. Tnvlor. $6,434.38; 1 Second Ward. Charles E. Pass, $9,883.33; Third Ward. Harry A. Van Horn. $35,350.23; Fourth Ward . $27.- 068.30; Fifth Ward. Harry A. Hoopes. $11,892.93: Tenth Ward, Clarence V ' Fisher. $11,779.66; Eleventh Ward. Wil liam Smith. $9,950; Twelfth Ward. | James B. Deshong. $8,201.74. Finish Second Street Sewer Work on the construction of the sewer from [Emerald to Senect street Is rapidly ;nearing completion and Contractor ("}. W. Ensign will he ready to turn It j over to the city 1 na few days. I Jnll Window* Completed —• Work on i the construction of the new windows | for the county jail was completed to- I day by G, W. Ensign. All told about , loads of rubbish, stone, lime, mortar, |etc., was removed during the work. 14,800 Austrian Dead Buried by Russians; Move on to Lemberg By Associated Press I Petrograd, (St. Petersburg), Sept. 2, (via London, 11.55 A. • M.: The fol lowing official announcement was made here to-day: "Our forces invading Galicia have continued their advance in the direc tion of Lemberg. The enemy fell hack gradually before our troops. We cap tured some cannon, some rapid fire guns, and some caissons. The pursuit continues. "Near (Guila (?) and Lips (?) the enemy occupied a strong position of such natural strength that it was con sidered impregnable. They also des perately attempted to stop our ad vance by a flanking attack in the di rection of Haltirz (?). "We repulsed the Austrians, inflict ing severe losses. We buried on the battlefield 14,800 Austrian dead, cap tured a flag and 32 guns and a quan tity of supplies, and made many pris oners, including a general. "On the south front, in the War saw district all the Austrian attacks have been repelled with success. As suming the offensive on our right wing we forced the Austrians to retreat, capturing three cannons, ten rapid fire guns and over 1,000 prisoners. Ac cording to statements made by the lat ter the Austrian losses were very heavy." XEW POLICE REPORTING SYSTEM Beginning with to-day patrolmen will follow a new system for report ing. The officers on the even districts will report every hour, and those on odd numbered districts on the half hour. This will affect four districts in the daytime and seven at night. ROM CLUB AIDS WHARTON SCHOOL PI Appoint Committee to Give W1 ever Help Is Possible; Lec ture on Fruitgrowing The Harrisburg Rotary Club evening, at a meeting at Mens Restaurant, endorsed the movemen bring a branch of the Wharton sci of the University of Pennsylvania Harrisburg and President Esstck pointed C. Harry Kain, Professor S. Steele and Dr. Samuel Z. Shop« a committee to communicate with university authorities and render TO assistance is possible. The feature of last evening's rm ing was an address by H F. Hers] proprietor of the famous Gat Heister fruit farms near Luckn properly known as Estherton. Hershey is an expert, scientific f grower and amazed his hearers by immense amount of grapes, aptf peaches, pears, truck and small fS he raises on the ninety acres that c prise the farm. Mr, Hershey gave a lecture on scientific methods employed by modern fruit grower and to den strate that he has put them into cessfui operation at Estherton sented each of the Rotarlans pre with a basket of apples, pears, pca< and grapes. He received a hearty' of thanks for his thoughtfulness. Next Meeting at stiefl's President Essie.k, Vice-presi< Uufus McCnrri and ex-President .1 S. Musser made reports on their cent attendance at a big "get togetl meeting of Rotarlans Jn New Y On invitation of L. Frank bass, n ager, the next meeting will be 1 at the place of business of the C. Stleff Piano Company, 24 North ond street. Mr. McCord invited organization to hold its first Oct< meeting at his home in Bellevue P and this was accepted. Later, on vitation of C. A, Hlbler, manager, club will meet at the plant of Brelsford Packing and Storage C pany, where there will be a den stration of packing and refrigera methods. TAKE VETERAN' TO POORHOI Thompson W. Ernest, aged yers, a veteran from the Los Ang soldiers' home, was taken from train at the Union station to-day dazed condition. The aged vet< was turned over to Poor Dire Charles Boyer who sent him to almshouse. Ernest claims to ha\ brother residing in or near Hai burg. TO INVESTIGATE FIRES State Fire Marshal Joseph Bald and his deputies will investigate tires which occurred at Penbrook night and at the Oliver Chilled F Company's building at Fourteenth Howard streets early Tuesday mi ing. LET PAINT CONTRACT Bids for painting the roof cupolas of the Courthouse were op< to-day by the County Commlssio: and the contract was let to H, Brooke, of this city, at his bid <#* There were seven other bids, the h est of which rapged to $635. reason for the startling difference the prices was the question of scaff ing. One bidder said the scaffoh would cost S3OO. GET NEW NIGHT STICKS Colonel Joseph B. Hutchison order twenty-flve new locust club be used by the patrolmen and for cial officers who will be appointed service during the firemen's cele tion.