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HARRISBTJRG TELEGRAPH LXXXIV— No. 124 * MEMORIAL TO BOYS OF TO COVER 3 DAYS THIS YEAR Many Towns Will Observe Event Tomorrow; Some Sunday; Others Monday CELEBRATION HERE ON 31ST Strew Flowers in Morning; Parade in Afternoon; Two Concerts at Reservoir ■t Concert by the Municipal Banil Reservoir Park, May 31, 1915, IVank Blumenfetcin, Conductor Afternoon—3 to 5 O'clock P. >l. Part I—March, "Coed" (J. S. Xamecnik; overture. "Orpheus" (J. Offenbach); tone poem. "In Lovers' (Arthur Pryor); idylle, 'Stolen Moments'' (Leo Freidman); selection, "From the Midnight Sons" (Raymond Hubbell). Part 2—March, "Toute La Xuit" (Arthur Pryor); selection, "Elea nor" (Jessie L. Deppen); walzes, "Tales of Hoffman" (J. Offenbach); ntermezzo, "La Pepita" (Theo M. Tobani); selection, "Grand Ameri can Fantasia" (Theo. Bendi). Evening—S to 10 O'clock P. >l. Part I—March, "The Federal" (John Philip Sousa); overture, "Hungarian Comedy" (Kelerßela); i sextet, from "Lucia" (Donizetti); | Spanish dances, original No. 1, or- ; iginal No. 4. original No. 5 (M. j Moszkowsky's). Part 2—March, "Rajah" (M. A. Althouse); selection, "Chin Chin" ! (Ivan Caryll); descripture fantan sia. "Cavalry Charge" (G. Luder). Synopsis—Morning of the battle, I infantry is heard approaching with ! fifes and drums, cavalry In distance, omlns nearer and nearer until they [ charge upon the enemy, cavalry, i infantry and artillery in the melee ' of battle, defeat of the enemy, pur- I sued in the distance by the cavalry, j Yalse, "Danseuse" (Walter E. ! Miles); grand fantasia. "The Tn- j ternational Congress" (John Philip i Sousa). 1 Memorial Day services in the city and surrounding towns, according to _ present indications, will eclipse by far Tfcany previous demonstration. In many places tribute to those who fought in the Civil War will be paid to-morrow with public exercises and patriotic services. Other towns will observe the event Sunday, while a great many will celebrate Monday. Harrisburg's big j celebration will be Monday. Parades led by veterans and com posed of school children and members of patriotic orders carrying wreaths of flowers and flags as usual will be a big feature of the occasion. Tn this city Sons of Veterans, school children. American Veterans of For eign Wars, companies of the National Guard and the Governor's Troop will vie In honoring the memorv of those who participated in the Civil War. Members of the local G. A. R. posts will be in the van of the parades either in automobiles or on foot. They will all appear in uniform. Post 58. G. A. R.. will go to the East Harrisburg Cemetery Monday morn- j [Continued on Page B.] Four Persons Burned During Fire For Movies Pittsburgh. Pa.. May 28.—An exhi bition fire staged here yesterday after noon by city officials in preparation for a moving picture exhibit had realistic results. Four persons were badlv burned. They ar» Captain James F. Kane, No. 34 Engine Company: Captain Al vln Foster, No. 19 Engine Company; Miss Irene Templar, a movie actress, and John Daly, a local theatrical manager. A house which had been damaged by fire some time ago was covered with tar paper for the exhibition. A large quantity of tar paper and gaso line had been placed inside the struc ture and a match was applied when the time came for making the "rescues." Smoke filled the house while hun dreds looked on. The "rescuers" with smoke helmets rushed into the build ing. Miss Templar, suffering from burns and almost suffocated, was help ed out by Captain Foster, himself in a serious condition from too much realism. Captain Kane, who was on the third floor, became confused and in the dense smoke stepped from the side of the building which had been burned out by the previous fire and fell to the ground. Besides bodily injuries he was painfully burned. THE WEATHER For Tlarrtahurg and vlclnltvi rn "Htlfd weather to-night unit Saturday! probably showers; not much change In temperature. K»r Eaotern Pennsylvania: Partly cloudy to-night; warmer In nortii portion) Saturday unsettled, prob ably local showers; gentle to moderate winds becoming east. River The Susquehanna river and all Ita branches will fall slowly or re main nearly stationary to-night and probably Saturday. A stage of about 4.9 feet I* Indicated for Harrlakurc Saturday morning. General Conditions The high pressure nrea central over the I.ake Region has de creased rapidly In strength since last report. The Southwest dls turhance Is again moving north eastward and is now central over Missouri. Temperature! S a. m.. SS. Sum Rises, 4i4« a. nt.i seta, 7i22 p. m. Moon: Full moon. to-day, 4;:t3 a. m. Hlur Stage: 5.2 feet above low water mark. Yesterday's Weather Wlgliest temperature. I.oweat temperature, 41. Wean temperature, 52. formal temperature, 65. PIE IS "O.K'D" 0* DIETETIC EXPERT Mrs. Vaughn Condemns Freak Diets; Housewives Vote Her Champion Pastrymaker SIMPLE MENUS ARE THE BEST Says Intelligent Thought Along This Line Will Prevent Much Needless Sickness * > PROGRAM FOR S \TI RI)AY AFTKRXOON Subject: "School Lunches." Mel u: Salmon Croquets Ring of Steamed Rice Hermits. Oatmeal Cookies. Door open at 1.30. Musicale, 2 to 2.30. Lecture demonstration, 2.30. 8 Scores of women, po litely jostling each other, then crowding together In eagerness to hear, iilled Fahnestock Hall, at the T. M. C. A., to-day at the fifth session of the Telegraph Home Eco nomics School. Mrs. , Vaughn, looking fresh I and charming in spite of the strenuous I week she has spent here, came out on the platform ready for another after noon's work. She is enjoying her stay i [Continued on Page U.] British Steamship Is Destroyed by Explosion Special to The Telegraph London, May 28. The Rritish steamship Princess Irene was acci dentally destroyed by an explosion yes terday while lying at dock in Sheer ness harbor, on the Thames. All the crew of 250 men of the steamship except one man, and in ad dition 7S dockers who were at work on board the vessel, lost their lives. FRANCE SEEKING SHELLS Special to The Telegraph Allentown, Pa., May 28.—The French government, it was learned to-day, is anxious to place an order with a local concern for the manufacture of 1,000 shells a day. MAY BUILDING BOOM ESTABLISHES RECORD 51 Permits Issued by Noon Today Show Estimated Expenditures of $316,025 BOOST TOTALS OF 1915 Five Months of Present Year Al ready $7,000 Beyond Entire Sum of 1914 Operations May building operations not only established a new monthly record by soaring way beyond the quarter of a million mark, but it served to boost the first five months of 1915 to some $7,000 beyond the entire year of 1914. To date—and the books for the month were practically closed to-day by James C. Thompson, chief clerk to [Continued on Pajre 11.] Neutrality Flag Made by Descendant of Betsy Ross Special to The Telegraph Philadelphia, May 28.—A neutrality flag, for use by all neutral nations of the world, but especially by the coun tries of the two Americas, has just Ross, and formally will be presented Wilson, a lineal descendant of Betsy Roos, and formally will be presented to the delegates from the South Am erican Republics when they arrive here next week. This presentation is meant to add significance to the visit of these dis tinguished representatives, and to fol low out the symbolism represented by the signing of the new declaration of "Interdependence" now being drawn tip by Mayor Blankenburg, which, it is hoped, will represent a new era in the relations between the countries of -North and South America. The making of this neutrality flag by the descendant of the woman who made the first Stars and Btripes was decided on some weeks ago. The em blem consists of a white field with a blue star in the center. It Is fringed with gold and is mounted on an ebony staff. Miss Sarah M. Wilson, its maker, lives in Churchvllle, Pa. She is a granddaughter of Clarissa Sydney Claypoole, the eldest daughter of Bet sy Ross, who worked with her mother at flag making. She is a member of the Mary Washington Chapter. Daugh ters of the American Revolution, and is prominent in patriotic work. For IS years she was an assistant superin tendent of Independence Hall. Two Appear as Wife of Lusitania Disaster Victim Special to The Telegraph New Tork, May 28.—Through ca-' blegra'ms received in New York to-day j it was learned that the estate of Mau- | rice Benjamin Medbury, who wont I down with the Lusitania. is being I claimed by two women, both of whom j say they are his wife. One claimant is Mrs. M. B. Medbury. of Alameda, ' i'al.. and the other Is a Mrs. Medbury- | Danbury, of London. HARRISBURG, PA., FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 28, 1915. inms trreiteii PRZEMVSL FORTRESS j 1 Teutonic Allies Are Endeavoring I to Encircle Russians and Starve Them Out SITUATION APPEARS SERIOUS Fighting Along the Austro-Italian Frontier Is Still in Develop ment Stage Py .Associated Frets ! London. May 28. 12.15 P. M.—The fortress of Przemysl, garrisoned this | tiino l>y Russians instead of Austrians. j Is once more threatened with invest | ment. .Tust as the Russians, after surround ing Przemysl and starving out its Aus trian garrison, forced the surrender of the fortress on the twenty-second of I last March, so Austro-German troops, who have driven a wedge through Cen tral Galicia, are now attempting a double flanking movement, and with growing intensity of attack are seek ing to encircle Przemysl from the north and southeast. According to Vienna reports prog ress is being made in both directions and if the advance is not checked Przemysl will either be isolated from the rest of the Russian army, or the Russian troops which fell back to tho San will be forced into further re treat. This situation in Galicia is unques tionably of great strategic importance at the present time and even the Brit ish uress concedes that the position of Przemysl is serious. It is described j as the key to the whole Russian posi- j tion in Galicia. and its fall will mean ; that the railroad running eastward to j I-emberg, the main artery of the Rus sian supplies in this region, will fall into Austrian hands. Reports that this railroad already has been severed are still without confirmation to-day. Fighting along the Austro-Italian frontier still is in the development stage. There is virtually no change on the western battle front and the' British and the French admit that the Turks are so strongly entrenched on the Gallipoli peninsula that only siege warfare can be waged there. JoovandsiiciarilaSshrdl dar dar dar da CASUALTIES TOTAL 106,000 London. May 28, 3.32 A. M.—The Times Petrograd correspondent says he learns that the German casualties in the West Galicia drive would reach 106,000. CRICK! SLUM! FOR OLD MR. OARLETCORN "Flying Squadron" Shows Para sitical Nature of the Ameri can Saloon Sounding the keynote of their cam paign "We are going toward Wash ington," before an audience which tax ed the capacity of Grace Methodist Church last evening. Daniel A. Poling, a member the "Flying Squadron of America" which is lighting for a sa loonless nation incited wild applause at the second of the series of six meet ings to be held here in three days. Dr. Ira Landrith, former president of Ward-Delmont College, handed old j John Barleycorn many severe jolts this ' afternoon. He plead strongly for a national pinhibition amendment. : "Of cou/e," he said. "I am strongly in favor of local option and I am mighty sorry you Pennsylvanians did | not get it at this last election, but I with Governor Brumbaugh at the helm i I feel sure that it will eventually come I your way. You want to hurry up j though, because we are going to land I that national prohibition amendment within the next few years." Dr. Caro [Continued on Page 11.] Camp Hill Loan to Be Discussed at Mass Meeting Next Friday Special to The Telegraph | Camp Hill. Pa., May 28.—A public | meeting of the voters and any others (interested has been called by the bur gess for Friday, June 4, at the fire house, at 8 .o'clock, for the purpose of discussing the proposed paving loan which is to be voted on June 19. Well qualified speakers will address the meeting and it is planned to have j a road engineer present prepared to | answer such questions as may suggest I themselves to anybody in the audl- I ence. Italian Schoolma'am Went to Be a Soldier Sfecial to Tlte Telegraph London, May 28.—A Chronicle dis patch from Turin says: "Luisa Ciappi, a Calabrlan girl of i 20. arrested to-day at the Bologna sta j tlon In a military train bound for the i front, waS attired in fufl military unl j form. She had sacrificed her auburn hair, but her delicate hands and rosv | lips betrayed her. Big British Battleship Sunk in Dardanelles Special to The Telegraph London, May 28.—The first dav of Arthur J. Balfour's administration of the admiralty was marked by another : heavy British loss in the Dardanelles, j The ndmiralty announced the torpedo ing and sinking of the battleship Ma- I jestlc In the straits. The statement follows: "An enemy submarine torpedoed and ! sank H. M. S. Majestic. Captain H. E. I G. Talbot, this morning while it was! supporting the army on the Gallipoll peninsula. "Nearly all the officers and men were saved." QUEEN OF RUMANIA FORCES THE KING TO TURN ARMY OVER TO THE ALLIES V _____ Bucharest, May 26. —Rumania is likely to soon enter the war on the side of Italy and the Allies against Austria and Germany. The Government to-dav is negotiating with the Allies. Royal troops passed in review before King Ferdinand and Queen Maria, following a To Deurii at the cathedral, where all important dignitaries were present. Instead of the smart parades dress uniform, troops were clad in Held service uniforms of pale blue khaki. Intense enthusiasm prevailed among the crowds at announcement of Italian mobilization. Diplomatic corps were not invited to the military review as on previous occasions. Queen Maria, more Russian than English, and not at all German, is eager to throw the strength of Rumania to the Allies. The beautiful granddaughter of Queen Victoria on one side, and of the Czar of Russia on the other, has marshaled 500,000 well-disciplined troops for the attack on Austria-Germany. King Ferdinand is pro-German, but Is wholly under the domination of his beautiful consort. The photograph of Queen Maria, of Rumania, is recent. PRESENT GERMANY'S REPLY TOMORROW Dispatch From the Hague to Lon don Evening News Says the Message Is Prepared By Associated Press London. May 28, 3.30 P. M.— The Evening News publishes a dispatch from The Hague giving reports from Berlin that Germany's reply to the. American note will be presented to morrow. | "It will be of a temporizing cliarac | ter," the dispatch continues, "and will . ask the United State* either to aflirm lor to deny that the Lusitania carried 1 ammunition destined for the allies." i Pittsburgh Capitalists : Lease Adams County Farm Containing Magnetic Ore Special to The Telegraph York Springs, Pa., May 28.—A party of Pittsburgh capitalists have leased the farm of Jacob Lee. near here, and are preparing to begin operations for the mining of magnetic ore In a few days. John Price Jackson to Address Newsboys John Price Jackson, State commis sioner of Labor and Industry, will ad dress the llarrisburg Newsboys Asso ciation. No. 1, this evening at the Har risburg News Agency, 102 South Sec ond street. The next meeting will be held in the association's own quarters, now Veing furnished. Those in charge are very anxious to have all the car riers attend to-night. Bones of Men Entombed in 1846 Found by Miner Special to The Telegraph Scranton, Pa., May 28.—Breaking through the rock, walls which separate the workings of the Delaware and Hudson No. 1 colliery at Carbondale from the old drift in which anthracite coal was first mined in this country, to-day, Evan Williams, a miner, found th skeleton of a man. It was In a sit ting position against the fact of the coal measures and still wore miner's shoes. Around the chamber were the bones of a number of other men. It was determined by investigating the mine records that the bones were those of the eight men who were en tombed by a fall, of rock in the old drift January 12, 1846. Listen! No School in Afternoon After Tuesday Beginning Tuesday the single session rule will go Into effect in the public schools below the high school!* and for the following few weeks of the term, the youngsters who haven't tackled Latin and algebra and such things, will not need to bother about getting back to school after luncheon. The rule, which was suggested first some years ago by School Director 1 George W. Kennedy, is particularly i pleasing in warmer weather, and ef- J fects thousands of the smaller girls j i and boys who are eUll in the grade < schools. 11 GOVERNOR SAYS "WATCH THE ROADS" ■ Wants People to Make the High ways Their Business and Report Unsatisfactory Spots VIGILANCE COMMITTEES t I Chief Executive's Ideas on "Good Roads Day" Observance Con template Popular Action i Governor Brumbaugh in a statement made to-day for the Telegraph upon the observance of Good Roads Day In Pennsylvania declared that the people i of the State should make the roads their business. Declaring that the ob servance had shown the, deep Interest of the citizens in the highway prob lem, he said that the State should have j as many good roads days as it could _ and that people should constitute " themselves vigilance committees to call to the attention of the proper authori ties any unsatisfactory or neglected i conditions. In addition they should J have meetings for discussion of good roads. [ Popular interest in roads, he said, would not only improve the facilities of the people, but bring many visitors to Pennsylvania, and enable its own folks to become acquainted with the [Continued on Page 9.] ! Urumiah, Persia, Is Occupied by Russians By Associated Press Petrograd. via London, May 28, 7.0S A. M.—Urumiah, Persia, has been occupied by the Russians after an engagement with the Turks in the direction of Oilman and near Bach kala. according to a statement Issued by the general Btaff of the army of the Caucasus. New York, May 28.—Officials of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Mis sions welcomed the news to-day that the way to Urumiah had at last been opened. The city has been beleaguered since January 2 last, according to their reports, and during that time no for eigner has been able to reach it. For more than three months persistent and continued efforts had been made on behalf of the board to send succor" to the Christians at Urtunlah. Ex pedltions from Dilman, it was said, have repeatedly endeavored without success to penetrate through the Kurd infested section lying between that city and Urumiah. Two messengers, na tives, dispatched from Urumiah by Presbyterian missionaries have reached the outside world with stories of tre mendous hardships sustained by the population there. NOTED ODD FKLIiOW DIES Fitzgerald. Ga.. May 28.—Judge Robert T. Daniels, of Griffin, Ga., grand sire of the Grand I-odge of In dependent Order of Odd Fellows of |the World and Past Grand Incohoniee of the Red Men of the United States, died early last evening, following a stroke of apoplexy. While he was ad dressing the Georgia State Convention of Odd Fellows Judge Daniels feii to i the platform In a dying condition. ITALIANS ARE STEADILY PUSHING INTO AUSTRIA; MORE STEAMERS SUNK Russians Are Still Being Pressed Closely by Austrian and German Armies; Teutonic Allies Are Endeavoring to Surround Przemysl and Starve Out Garrison; Russ Occupy Urumiah, Persia, According to Caucasian Army Staff Italian troops arc pushing steadily into Austria, along the line running north of the Gulf of Trieste. Appar ently the Austrians have as yet offered no serious resistance, although further west there has been severe fighting. An official statement from Rome an nounced the occupation of the Aus trian town of Grado, and 'states that a squadron of Italian aeroplanes suc cessfully attacked the Trieste-Nabres ina railroad, probably cutting the line. Additional territory along the Tyrol frontier has been occupied. Occupation of Urumiah. northwest ern Persia, by Russian forces is an nounced by the Caucasian army staff. Capture of the city was effected after battles near Dllnian and Baehkala. In their northern campaign the Rus sians are still being pressed closely by the Austrian and German armies. Of ficial reports from Vienna state that further successes have been won in the district of Przemysl, the capture of which would be a serious blow to the Russians. The Petrograd war of fice, however, views the situation in Galicia optimistically, saying the Teu tonic allies have been checked and that their attacks all along the front from the upper Vistula to the San have been repulsed with heavy losses to the attackers. The German submarine campaign which has been unusually active dur jing the last week has resulted in the jsitiking'of another British vessel. The steamer Cadhy was sung yesterday off the Scillv Islands. Her crew of eighteen men and four passengers were saved. Washington Is Awaiting Capt. Greene's Affidavit By Associated Press Washington, May 28.—American government officials to-day awaited i • i fT/V n ■ n ■ <fyf i rc^JV Wilkes-Barre, Pa., May 28.—The barn of James Scar- £ let, at Luzern», near here, was dynamited early to-day. One I korse and two cows wert killed. The explosion shook the A 1 aeighborhool, breaking windows and causing other damage ! te nearby housee. L I Washington, May 28. The United States cruiser ; > , North Carolina is aground within the out£r harbor of Alex- | L j I andria, Egypt, according to a report to the Navy Depart- 1 P ment to-day by her commander, Captain Joseph W. Oman £ | y who says the ship is undamaged. 1 Liverpool, May 28, 3.50 P. M. The British si L < Argyllshire, which left Sydney, N. S. W., April 16, is send T j ing out wireless dispatch calls after having been attacke* L i , by a submarine. ( * 1 According to the Reading News "fimes Governor Brurr ]; I baugh caught fifty trout on his recent fishing trip into Berk. ' ► j • county. Ha was accompanied by James C. Deininger, the ' « ; executive clerk, who is also some fisherman. The Goveri • ► J wai the ;,uest of Chsrles T A W and a'no won jcvera 1 matches of quoits. I J CITY LOSES ONE, WINS ONE TAX CASE L ► Harrisburg.—ln opinions handed down late this after- ' . 1 noon the Dauphin county court decided against the city in > the John E. Dare auto garage license fee appeal, and in favor * * I of the municipality in the William H. Bushnell insurance ] [ 1 agent license appeal. 1 ! Washington, May 28.—President Wilson will issue a ® ► statement concerning the Mexican question within the next ; ' , few days, according to an announcement to-day at the I } White House. It was not Baid what the nature of the state- t | ment would be but it Was understood that it would have to g » 1 do with conditions there. ' ; Rome, May 28^—The capture of fourteen Austrian vfl- f I lages along tha Carinthian front by the invading Italian \ forces is reported in an unofficial dispatch from Geneva. I Copenhagen, Denmark, May 28, via London, 2.35 P. M. ' * —The Danish steamer Ely struck a mine off Stockholm yes- terday and sank. Her crew was saved. The Ely was bound ' * I from England for Sundsvall, Sweden, with a cargo of coal. [ MARRIAGE LICENSES 1» (hnrlm nilllam Corl nuil l.ntirn Nicholas, cKy. [ * ra«sltlaii K. Frank and Well# Chlamteaa, a > P vy. i. i iiiyw "nV | * POSTSCRIPT. 18 PAGES the affidavit of Captain Greene, of the American steamship Nebraskan re garding the explosion that damaged his ship off the coast of Ireland on Tuesday night. Ambassador Page at London has cabled that the captain's sworn statement concerning the inci dent had been given to Lieutenant Powers, naval attache of the embassy at Liverpool, and that it would be for warded at once. Officials here express the belief that Captain Greene's affidavit may not be more definite than a previous report by him which said his ship either struck a mine or was hit bv a tor pedo. KMPF.ROR PARDONS NUNS By Associated Press Berlin, via London, May 28.—The Emporor has pardoned five "nuns of the convent at Roye, France, who wero convicted of having concealed a wounded French soldier in the convent last December. When the soldier was convalescent they gave him women's clothes to wear and hid him success fully for several weeks. ANXIOUS TO FIGHT ITALY By Associated Press Berlin, via London. May 28. 10.45 A. M.—Hundreds of volunteers includ ing men more than fifty vears of age, have reported to the military authori ties at Frankfort in the past few da vs. making the specific request that they be permitted to serve against Italy. WILL DISCUSS RKPORTB By Associated Press Loveland, Col.. May 28.—Additional committee reports were expected to be taken up to-day by the fifty-seventh general assembly of the United Pres byterian Church of North America. The assembly yesterday referred to a committee which will report in ]9IG the question of increased salaries for ministers and additional funds for set ' tlements.