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Two Tower City Miners, Entombed Four Pays by Fall of Coal, Rescued Alive
HARRISBURG ifjjjfli TELEGRAPH LXXXIII— No. 268 CHURCH "SINNERS" HIT THE TONIGHT Stough to Give Wolves Within the Fold Chance to Clean Up Be fore Bringing in Outsiders MARCH IN BODY TO MEETING Tabernacle Seats Will Be Reserved For Members of Co-operat ing Denominations The biggest sensation of the Stough campaign Is expected to-night when the entire seating capacity of the taoernacle will be reserved for mem bers of the fifty co-operating churches who will congregate in denominational crowds at various churches of the city and march at 7 o'clock In street pa rade-s to the service. After the march ing church members are all accommo dated. if there are any seats left, the general public will be admitted by the ushers. Dr. Stough announced last night that he will give an opportunity to any In the audience who may desire to re consecrate their lives to the cause of Christ. As the evangelist's thunders have been directed mostly against the laxity of church members during his preliminary sermons, and he has re peatedly declared that many so-called Christians must be converted, it may be expected that the service to-night will be attended with some remarkable scenes. It is not likely that the audi ence will be composed of many others than professed Christians. Dr. Stough will preach on "The Lost Christ." Where the Denominations Meet Presbyterians from all churches will congregate at the Pine Street Presbv-1 terlan Church and at 7 o'clock, head- . ed by the Rev. Dr. Mudge. will marchU to the tabernacle. Methodists will meet at the Grace Methodist Church in State street under Dr. Fox. Baptists will assemble at the First P.aptlst Church, Pine and Second streets. Unit- ' ed Brethren will march from the First U. B. Church in Boas street; the | United Evangelicals from the Taber nacle Baptist Church in Forster street and the Lutherans from the Christ Lu-I theran Church in the Hill. Church of J [Continued on Page 6] MINERS ENTOMBED 4 * DBS RESCUED 111 Chewed Boots and Flannel Shirts to Stave Off Pangs of Hunger WITHOUT FOOD AND WATER Men W ere Huddled Together in Blind Heading When Res cuers Broke Through By Associated Bress Pottsville, Pa.,, Nov. 12.—John Ev ans and William Schreiner, Tower City, coal miners, who had been imprisoned for four days behind a huge fall of coal in a mine in which they were working, were rescued alive this morning. The men were encased in robbing mine pillars when the accident oc curred. They were tearing down the inner pillar of a breast when the whole structure collapsed, placing be tween them and daylight a vast wall of coal, rock and debris. Rescuers felt sure the men could get enough air to keep them alive for days and. working in a limited space, forces of miners dug desperately in the effort to reach their imprisoned comrades, the work never halting for a minute. While the rescuers worked thfc greatest excitement prevailed at the mine opening. Hundreds of people, including the despairing families of the two men, stood around In suspense hoping against hope and there was little sleep in the two mining villages in which they lived while the fate of the miners hung In the balance. Men Huddled Together The men were found huddled to gether in a blind heading when the rescuers broke through the mass of coal and debris and then a great cheer resounded through the workings. They were without food and water for three days, but were in good condition and able to walk. They were forced into the ambu lance against their wishes and taken home, but walked into the house. Nourishment was provided and they soon fell into a sound sleep. They said they chewed their boots and flan nel shirts to stave off the pangs of hunger and thirst and were able to keep track of the time by removing the crystals from their watches. They rapped continually, but no sound was heard by the rescuers. Schrelner's wife was at the mine and spurred the rescuers on with her firm belief that her husband would be able to find a place of safety and would be found alive. Both are married and have two children. MUMMEHS PI.AX FOR PARADE Definitely Dertded That Squad of Po litic On White Horses Shall I^ead At a meeting of the Mummers' As sociation directors last night the Wal lace Club was admitted to membership In the association. Plans for the New Year's Day pa rade are now well under way. It was definitely decided that a squad of po lice mounted on white horses shall lead the procession. Clarence O. Rack enstoss, chief marshal, announced that he now has In his possession plenty of entry blanks for those who wish to come into the parade. The association finance committee will meet next Mon day night. HARRISBURG PEOPLE TELEGRAPH TO HELP STARVING BELGIANS Mr ~ !TRADE CONFERENCE j ! DETAILS COflP LETEO 1 I -- Noted Trade and Export Experts From Throughout East Will Be the Speakers G. F. WATT WILL PRESIDE i Questions Pertaining to Central Pennsylvania Export Busi ness to Come Up ' '• Manufacturers and businessmen! from all parts of Pennsylvania, New, York. Maryland and other States, will ■ come to Harrlsburg for a Foreign Trade. Conference, Tuesday, November I 24. The sessions will be held in Fahnes-; tock Hall. Y. M. C. A. building, at 10."0 and 2.:!0. George F. Watt, pre's-j Ident of the Elliott-Fisher Typewriter; Company, will preside over the meet ings. j ; petalls of the conference, arranged ! I by the Hr.rrisburg Chamber of Com-] I merce, were completed to-day by the; | president. Henderson Gilbert. Noted Tradesmen to Speak Foreign trade authorities of inter-! national reputation will address the, conference, the Harrisburg Chamber having arranged to bring to this city; ; a program equal to the foreign trade. j conferences held In metropolitan cities. John Barrett, director gen-i ! era! of the Pan-American Union in | Washington, ex-minister to Siam, Co lumbia, Panama, Ecuador and the Ar-I | gentine Republic will be the first j.speaker. As a speaker on Central and South American trade Mr. Barrett is I ; known all over the United States. Oth-1 jer speakers will be Dr. E. E. Pratt, 'chief of the Inireau of foreign and do- I mestic commerce. United States De ! partment of Commerce: W. S. Kies, ] manager of the foreign department of i I the National City Bank of New York, and Dudley Bartlett, of the Philadel | phia Commercial Museum. James A. Farrell, president of the I United States Steel Corporation and j the National Foreign Trade Council has been invited to address the con ference and is also expected to be present. Admission to the conference will be by ticket only. Thousands of invitations are being sent out and commercial organizations in the zone between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are being asked to arrange to bring whole delegations from the larger cities. INQUEST ON BOY'S DEATH Coroner Eckinger to-night will con duct an Investigation into the death oi Ralph B. Witmer, 905 South Twen tieth-and-a-Half street, who died as a result of Injuries sustained in an auto mobile accident at Seventeenth and North streets last Friday night. S. A. Morrow, driver of the car which struck the machine in which the Witmer boy was riding. Is in the hospital. Speeding is alleged to have been the cause of the accident and If this allegation Is proved action will llkely be taken by the authorities. HUNTERS DISCHARGED Three Speeceville gunners, charged with shooting without having their hunters' licenses displayed according to law, were discharged following a hearing before Alderman Murray. Thi hunters were Frank George, C. W. George and Merle Hoover. , HARRISBURG, PA., THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 12, 1914. CITY TAKES STEPS TO OPEN FRONT ST. Settlement of Question Hinges on Paving Assessment; Coun cil to Decide EASIER THAN CONDEMNATION Notices to 100 Property Holders Out; Want Compensation Statements Front street front Kelker to Mat-lay j street may never be formally opened I by the city to low water mark of the I Susquehanna. The question will likely be settled, j however, when City Solicitor D. S. j Seitz and City Council confer Tuesday 1 on several suggestions for settling the paving assessment problem. In city circles It Is generally agreed j that the easiest and best solution all | around would be for the municipality S to arrange to take over deeds for the I conveyance absolutely to the city of the park frontages not yet acquired, j In return the city would agree to hold ■ the abutting property owner respon jsible for the payment of the assess ment for paving to the middle of the street only. The latter solution is one of three suggested to Council last Tuesday by City Solicitor Seitz in connection with the stopping by one Front street resi dent of the park department men i from continuing the sloping and treat - [Continued on Page 3] PIPE LINE IN THE PARK Front Street Water Main Not to Be in Highway from Cherry Southward From a point a short distance above ; the Front street subway to the con necting point at Paxton street the new water main will be laid in the park • although it is understood that the con tractor will take every precaution to avoid damaging the trees. The pipe line will be put down close to the curb From North street southward the mains were placed In the street, but at the subway it was figured that the freshly laid paving would have to be torn up. Pittsburgh Mills Resume; Employment Offered to Thousands of Workers Special to The Telegraph Pittsburgh. Nov. 12. Orders were Issued yesterday by officials of the Pittsburgh Steel Company, at Mones sen. for the firing of four large open hearth furnaces which have been Idle for some time. They will resume op erations next Monday, and the t,OOO men employed in the steel company's plant will get five days' work each week instead of less than three, as at present. The barbed wire department at the plant has been working under pres sure for some time, labor being con tinued on Saturday nights and Sunday This activity is due to large orders from Russia and France. The Pittsburgh Products Company's plant, near the Pittsburgh Steel Com pany's mills, is working full time. Two mills which have been shut down for some time due to lack of orders be gan operations yesterday morning at the plant of the Carnegie Steel Com l pany. In Homestead. t'pper left hand, newsboys selling Telegraphs for benefit of Belgian fund; upper risht, actors and actresses of the Orpheum who sold Tele graphs; lower left, Yama Yama girl, of the Lawn party company and Miss Cordelia Haager, who helped swell the receipts. Newsboys, Actors and Actresses of the Orpheum Do Splen did Work; Large Sum' Raised For Relief; Palace Theater Will Have Benefit Tomorrow, Half of Day's Receipts to Go Toward Feeding Starving People of War Zone; Druggist Kitzmiller Gets Into the Good Work With a Contribution Station The newsboys and the actors and actresses of the Orpheum Theater vied with each other in the streets in the business section of the city last even inK selling- Telegraphs for the benefit of the Belgian relief fund. The entire company of players, some of them in costume, turned out with a big wagon on which was mounted a piano, pre sided over by Mr. Conlin in a manner which caused the crowd that congre gated about to frequently break forth in applause. Some of the actors did a few of their "stunts" as an added attraction and the Australian tumbl ers built pyramids and delighted Mar ket street pedestrians with numerous other feats seldom seen outside of a first class vaudeville house. It was some show and after all the pennies, the nickels and the dollars had beep counted, it was found that the company had earned the tidy sum of $46.72 from the sale of Telegraphs, which will pay the board bill for sev eral months of some hungry soul in far-off Belgium. All of those who took part did w'eil, but the laurels went to Miss HwjiiHon, who turned in more than $6 as'her snafce. " ' " " The newsboys were not surpassed either In energy or ■alusmariahlp by the show people. They knew they were working In a good cause and they went at it with a will. Half of all the profits they made yesterday, by spe cial arrangement with the circulation manager of the Telegraph, went to ward the Belgium fund. JUDGE KUNKELTIIKS VOTERS FOB SUPPORT Issues Letter Expressing His Ap preciation For Confidence Thousands Have in Him Sincere appreciation of the loyalty of the people of Pennsylvania as well as Dauphin county in supporting his candidacy for the Supreme bench was expressed to-day in an open letter to his fellow citizens by President Judge George Kunkel of the Dauphin coun ty court. Following is Judge Kun kel's letter: To my fellow citizens: I take this method of returning • to you my sincere llianks for the loyal and generous support you gave my candidacy for judge of tlie Supreme Court at the recent election. The vole wliieli I received, ail',l which was due to your disinter ested efforts, will always be a mark of your conlldcnec und es teem. With sincere appreciation, I re main. Kespectfully yours. GEORGE KINK EL. In issuing his letter Judge Kunkel explained that it was his wish to ex press in some way his thanks to every voter In Dauphin county and in the State who had dermmstrated confi dence In him at the polls but as it was impossible to write each a personal letter, he used'the next best, method. Man Forced to Live 19 Days on Six Apples and Gallon of Water i Special to The Telegraph Buffalo, New York, Nov. 12.—Rob ert H. Gardner, a Cleveland machinist who was accompanying a merry-go- I round being shipped from Krostburg I to Harrlsburg, wa3 forced to live nine teen days on six upples and a gallon ! of water as a result of a shipping mis take. , While Gardner was sleeping, train men locked the door of the car con taining the merry-go-round and by mistake the car was shipped back to Tonawanda, N. V. The machinist was I found unconscious nineteen days after I the oar was locked. , PLANT TREES IN' RIVER FRONT Young trees are now being planted j in the River Front Parks under the > supervision of the park department, i It is expected that several hundred ! young "canoe bushes" will he set out between Paxton street and "Hard scrabble" before the snow files. SLEEPS IN MOVIE BOOTH Bright and early this morning a vagrant was found snoring in a ticket booth of a Market street theater. The I intruder left suddenly when dawn brought the janitor. ' Palace Benefit To-morrow To-morrow the Palace moving pic ture house in Market near Fourth street, will give a special benefit for the Belgian relief. Half of the re ceipts for the whole day will be turn ed over to this newspaper to be for warded to the Philadelphia commit tee that is even now loading a second ship with provisions to be hurried after the Thelma, which is expected to weigh anchor and sail out on to the broad Atlantic this afternoon. Mayor Koyal has agreed to have an expert from his department audit the books of the theater for the day and the amount which he figures as half of the receipts will be turned over at once. The Palace is the first theater of the city to put on a benefit bill for the Belgian fund and there are many words of praise for the management among those who realize the import ance of quick action In the work now being done. At Kltzmiller's Store Because many people of Allison Hill who, have small contribution)} to make feuirff It " Inconvenient to brlnpr the money to the Telegraph office, Drug f Ist Frank Kitzmlller, R*«J32SA perry street, rigged up a lai"|re glaslj ,Iftf in his store last evening and It Was not many minutes until dimes, quarters and other coins were tinkling Into It. This collection will be turned over to [Continued on Page 7] MEAT FAMINE IS TO BE FORESTALLED State Officials Take Time by the Forelock by an Order Re garding Slaughtering Steps to prevent possibility of a meat famine because of the quarantine for the foot and mouth disease were taken to-day by the State Livestock Sanitary Board when arrangements were made for the slaughter of sound cows from infected herds. These cat tle will be inspected before and after slaughter so that there will be no chance of infection by the meat. The disease is reported from 115 points in the state, exclusive of stock yards, new cases having been reported from Allegheny, Montour, Chester, Berks. Lancaster and Cumberland. There are now three centers in Cum berland county, the latest being near Mechanicsburg. State Veterinarian Marshall Is lr< Philadelphia organizing the forces for further work in that city. The quar antine is reported as progressing very satisfactorily. SUBSTATION' IX EXHIBIT Postmaster Sites announces that he will place a fully equipped substation in the Welfare and Efficiency Exhibit Competent government employes will demonstrate methods of wrapping, mniling. and so on. THE WEATHER For HnrrUhnrtt Bnd vlrlnltyi Fair to-nlgbtt Friday partly cloudy) ntrl much rhanxr la temperature. For Raotrrn IVnnaylvanlai Fair tn-nlsht. colder In oortheaat por tion i Friday partly cloudy i light weaterly wind*. River The main river will remain all* tlonnry to-night and Friday. A *t«Kf of abont I.KI feet la Indi cated for llarrlaburg Friday morning. General Condition* The disturbance thnt wan central north of the l.nke Region on Wednesday morning, bun paaaed down the St. I.nwrence Valley, caualng light to moderate precipi tation In the form of rain nnd anow along the northern boun dary of the I'nlted State* from Mlchlgnn eaatwnrd to 'thr Atlan tic coaat. It la 3 to 12 drgreea warmer over a belt of country extending from the Gnlf of Mexico aorthweat ward to Northern Minnesota and Into the Dakotaa nnd Montana. Temperntnre: N n. m.. 38. Sun: Rlaea, <1:4(1 a. m.| aeta, 4>52 p. m. Moont Slew moon, November 7, Ilio2 a. m. River Stagei 1.0 feet above low water mark. Veaterday'a Weather Hlgheat temperature, M. I.oweat temperature. .13. Mean temperature, 44. Normal temperature, 43. 14 PAGES ALLIES EXERTING THEIR EFFORTS TO HALTGERMAN ADVANCEWESTOFDIXMUDE Road Leads Straight to Dunkirk Which Would Be an Ad vantageous Point For Kaiser's Forces; Minor En gagements Reported at Many Places Along Battle Front; Austrians Make Determined Stand to Crush Servia Over the long battle lines of Europe comparative quiet prevailed to-day ex cept in Belgium, where the conflict continues, still with deadly fury and still undecided. On the Servian border sharp fighting is in progress and the Turks are in action against the Russians, but on the main positions through France, along the East Prussian border and in Gallcla there apparently is a lull. On the success or failure of the German attempt to force a way to the English channel at whatever cost may de pend the future of the campaign not only in Belgium but elsewhere. To-day's official French statement, the only authoritative word up to early afternoon, sketched out a battle line which adhered closely to that pre viously reported. In contrast with yes terday's frank admission of a German advance, including the capture of Dlx mude, the French statement officially was noncommittal. Fighting con tinues with violence on the western end of the line, It Is said, but there are no indications whether the Germans have succeeded in pushing further their advance. It is assumed in all quarters that the utmost energy of the allies will be expended In efforts to halt the German movement west of Dixmude, as the road lies straight to Dunkirk, on the channel. Many Minor Enxaeomcnts Minor engagements are reported at other points on the line, but apparent ly there have been no movements of note. Along the Servian border the only other point from which heavy fighting Is reported, the Austrlans are making a determined effort to crush Servia and complete the campaign before the opening of winter. Austria's recent assertions that her troops had defeated the Servians and were carrying the fighting well on Ser vian shll found partial eonfirmatlon in official information from Nish, VILLA IS MARCHING SOUTH Washington, Nov. 12.—General Villa, at the head of a ! large column of troop?, ha- begun marching south from ) Aguas. Calientes to attack the Carranza forces under Gen eral Gonzales at Queretaro. Official advices to-day say the I Ag v Calientes Convent c:dered the movement. ANARCHISTS 31 uIEVED GUILTY New York, Nov. 12.—Artiidst the ruin wrought by a powerful bomb exploded i t night at the entrance to the Bronx countys new $1,000,000 courthouse, detectives found to-day what they consider strong evidence that the outrage . was perpetrated by anarchists who had in mind ther Hay- Jj 1 market riots at Chicago, more than 20 years ago. - J AUSTRIANS AND GERMANS SPLIT London, Nov. 12.—A dispatch received here from Petro grad declares that the di- >fsion between General Von Hin der rj , commands; of the German forces in East } Vutsia, and General Dankl, the Austrian commander are so actue < 1 that Austrian officers are refusing longer to co-operate with J the German staff. THREE GERMAN CRUISERS SUNK London, Nov. 12, 3.30 P. M.—A report was current in the lobbies of the House of Commons this afternoon that three Gcrn, ;n cruisers had been sunk in the Pacific at a place not specified. No confirmation, however, of this rumor is obtainable. i| ■ ' I , i "li ' . I 1 I 'MARRIAGE LICENSES , Albert J. Miller and Hannah Ilium, berth of Wlllliiwrttwi. • POSTSCRIPT where It is admitted that the Ser vians abandoned some positions along the Northern border for "strategical reasons. A decisive victory, however, is claimed by the Servians In one of the numerous engagements now in [Continued on Page 7] Six Austrian Battalions Annihilated by Counter Attack of Servian Army By Associated Press Nlsh, Servia, Nov. 12, via London, 11.57 A. M.—The six battalions of Aus trian infantry, with quick-firing guns, which crossed the Danube near Szde revo under cover of artillery fire on November 9 have been annihilated by a Servian counter-attack, according to official information given out In Nlsh to-day. "All the men not killed, wounded or drowned in the Danube fell into our hahds," the Servian announcement continued. "We made 2,000 prisoners and captured two quick-firing guns." TAIJIJ SCAFFOLDING IN ItIVER Giant Structure Extends from Stream Hod to Lievcl of I*, and It. Bridge While big gangs of men are rushing work on the concrete foundations for the new Cumberland Valley bridge piers so as to raise the bases from the high water zone another gang is com pleting repairs to the piers of the Philadelphia and Reading bridge near the Cumberland side. A great frame scaffolding that ex tends to the level of the bridge has been constructed from the bed of the river. By means of this structure stones, cement and other materials for the concreting of the piers le shot to the fiats on the river below by « means of a greta long chute.