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U. S. Notified That "Full Satisfaction" Will Be Given For Sinking of Arabic
HARRISBURG ?l§§8& TELEGRAPH LXXXIV— No. 199 BEIDLEMi GETS REAPPOINTMENT TO HOSPITAL BOARD Governor Demolishes Stories About His Opposition to Organization DEMOCRATS IN A BAD WAY Gets Into a Big Family Fight and Throw Dust to Hide Their Own Dire Distress Governor Martin G. Brumbaugh to day torpedoed the allegations put forth from Democratic machine sources that he was at odds with the Republican organization in Dauphin county. He reappointed Senator Ed ward E. Beidleman, of this city, as a trustee- of the Wernersville State Hos pital for the Insane, in which the sen ator has been very actively interested. The announcement of the appoint ment caused consternation in the Democratic political yarn mill, as it has been the aim of the Democratic bosses to circulate the story that the Governor was at odds with the Re publican organization, the reason for this Democratic activity being to hide the continual ruction in the Dauphin county Democratic camp. The Demo crats just now are endeavoring to con ceal the fact that there is a faction trying to eliminate Robert Stucker, a Democrat, from the district attorney campaign by giving the nomination to a man of another party in the hope of creating a new fusion bund. Stucker's friends are angry at the at tempt to go outside of the party to get a candidate and are threatening all kinds of warfare. It was even inti mated to-day that some of the Demo crats in the city and county would buck on Lebo as the fusion candidate [Continued on Pace B.] Belgians in "Fake" Race Escaped Into Holland /jf Amsterdam, Holland, Aug. 2 7. —How ™l2 Belgians escaped into Holland through a cleverly faked bicycle race is told in dispatches from the frontier. A number of Liege sportsmen called on the German commandant of that district a fortnight ago and asked per mission to organize a bicycle race for the benefit of the local war victims. The race was to be from Liege to Mouiand, on the Dutch frontier. The commandant fell in with the plan, only stipulating that each con testant must wear an arm badge with the German colors and affix a small German flag to his bicycle. After some demur the promoters of the race consented to the conditions. The com mandant supplied the badges and flags himself and agreed to send a military band to the starting place. The race took place some days later with 112 contestants. The entire countryside turned out to watch the event and the German sentries all along the road saluted the racers as they pedaled by. But the cyclists did not stop when the reached Mouiand. They continued straight on across the Dutch frontier and failed to return. MINISTER'S SO\S KILI-ED By Associated Press Scranton, Pa., Aug. 27.—Ralph and Harry Lutz, sons of the Rev. John G. Lutz, pastor of the First German Methodist Episcopal Church of this city, were killed to-day by being struck by a Lackawanna passenger train. Vacation season is at its height. Rest and recreation will not be complete unless you have all the news from home daily. Your favorite newspaper. The Harrisburg Telegraph, will fill the gap. The cost Is the same as when you are home, six cents a week. Call The Circulation Depart ment or drop a postal. THE WEATHER. Harrisburg aad vicinity: Cloudy to-night, Saturday fair. Contin ued cool. Eastern Pennsylvania i 'Cloudy to night. Saturday partly cloudy, probably showers In southeast portion. Gentle to moderate northeast wind*. River The Susquehanna river and Its prln -1 clpal branches will continue to r fall slowly. A stage of about 4.(1 feet Is Indicated for Harris burg Saturday morning. General Conditions Pressure Is high over the northern half of the country east of the Mississippi river with center of highest barometer over the north ern portion of the lake region. The disturbance that was central over Oklahoma Thursday morning has moved eastward and now covers the southeastern States with its center over Georgia. Temperatures are below normal over the northern half of the country east of the Mississippi river and frosts occurred this morning In Minnesota. Wiscon sin and northern Michigan. Temperature: S a. m., S8( 2 p. m.. Sum Rises, 5.27 a. M.i sets, 6.47 p. m. Mooni Rises, S.IO p. m. River Stage i 5.1 feet above low water mark. _ _ Yesterday's Weather Highest Temperatare, 77. I.owest temperatare, 60. Mean temperature, (10. Norma! temperature, 70. POST OFFICE TO BE RE-ORGANIZED UNDER TWO DIVISION PLAN Future Work Here Will Be Con ducted by Finance and Mails Department THREE CLERKS ARE PROMOTED Samuel W. Fleming Is Made Chief of Division of Finance; J. E. Lenig Foreman of Mails Special to The Telegraph Washington, D. C., Aug. 27.—Post master General Burleson to-day an nounced plans for the reorganization of the Harrisburg Post Office upon the | two-division plan, effective Septem ber X. Divisions or finance and mails arc created and all the work of the office is brought within the two di visions. » Samuel W. Fleming, assistant post master. is made chief of the division of finance without change in salary. In the mailing division three clerks receive advances in salary, as follows: E. H. Anderson and Harry E. Speas, from sixth grade clerks at $1,200 a year to assistant superintendents of mails at $1,300; J. E. Lenig, clerk of the sixth grade at $1,200,. promoted to be foreman of mails at $1,300 an- j nually. One of the features of the new plan is that clerks can be called by the chief of either division to some other work without regard to their regular assignments. The new plan has worked with much success in other I larger cities in which it has been | installed. 20,000 Odd Fellows From Seven Counties to Attend Hershey Reunion j More than 20,000 people are -ex pected at Hershey Park tomorrow for the annual reunion of the Seven County Association of the Indepen dent Order of Odd Fellows. Speakers of the day will be: Grand Master of Pennsylvania, J. P. Hale Jenkins, of Norristown; Grand Sec retary, Usher A. Hall, of Philadel phia; Grand Warden, Robert A. Montgomery, of Philadelphia, tem porarily residing in Harrisburg, and Grant A. McClatliery. In the afternoon the Hershey and Highspire teams of the Central Penn sylvania League will play a baseball ■ game on the Hershey field. Minnesota Bishop Is Shot by an Ex-Priest By .Associated Press Winona, Minn., Aug. 27.—Right Rev. Patrick K. Heffron, bishop of the Winona Roman Catholic diocese, was shot and seriously wounded to day by the Rev. Father A. L. Lesches, a priest, for whom the bishop had refused to procure an appointment. The bishop was shot once through the right lung and once in the hip. Phy sicians said he would recover unless complications set in. Father Lesches i was arrested. Manager of Company Chartering Eastland Held For Manslaughter Chicago, Aug. 2 7.—Walter K. Greenebaum, manager of the Indiana Transportation Company, was in dicted by the county grand jury to day charged with manslaughter in connection with the. Eastland disas ter. His company leased the steamer for the excursion which was blocked by the capsizing of the Eastland in the Chicago river with the loss of near ly a thousand lives. The indictment charges that the boat was unsea worthy and overloaded. Masons to Make Plans For Consistory Celebration Officers of the Masonic lodges of the city will meet to-night in the Har- I risburg consistory to set a date for j the celebration in November of the I fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Consistory. It is probable that the observance | will extend over a period of three or ; four days. Further arrangements j will be made within a few weeks. Confused Man Injured When He Steps in Front of "Jit" Confused when * saw a jitney bearing down on him at Third and Muench streets this morning, Milton Sanderson, Newport, see-sawed back and forth in front of the machine, ac cording to witnesses and then jumped in its path as it swerved around him. Sanderson was taken to the hospital where it was found he was suffering from shock and probable fractured ribs and internal injuries. The ma chine was driven by Spencer Palmer and is owned by .Jack Kelley, 210 Chestnut street. WHAT? NO BUCKWHEAT CAKES? By .issoctated Press Grand Rapids, Mich., Aug. 27. Reports received here to-day from Cadillac, Petoskey and Traverse City, indicate that the bean, corn, potato and buckwheat crops Northern Michigan are practically ruined as the result of heavy frost last night. Garden truck also suffered extensive ly, it was said. WATCH FOR ALLIGATOR It is reported that an alligator es caped from his cage at Bernesco, near Bloomsburg, and is somewhere be tween that town and this city. The alligator is six feet long and weighs about 75 pounds. HARRISBURG, PA., FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 27, 1915. WHAT THE WILD WEST SHOW BLEW INTO TOWN BRITISH THREATENED | WITH COM. SHORTAGE 25,000 Miners Go on Strike in South Wales District Be cause of Award TURKS REPULSED ATTACKS New Venizelos Minister Seeks Agreement For Greater Trade Privileges Another strike of coal miners In South Wales again threatens to cause : a coal shortage in the British Isles. Already 25.000 miners have gone out. The miners are dissatisfied with the arbitration award following the recent strike. Latest news from the Dardanelles comes through the war olTiec at Con stantinople, which reports the repulse of weak attacks against tlie Turkish j left wing at Scddul-V Uir. The sinking of the Britisher Palm 1 Giove, presumably by a German sub- i marine, is reported by London. The ' crew was saved. The lirst reported act of the Vcni- ! zelos ministry in reaching an agree ment for greater trade privileges bo tween Greece and the powers of the quadruple entente, with prohibition, [Continued on Page 13.] Make Unsuccessful Attempt to Blow Safe With $l,lOO in Cash Yeggs made an unsuccessful at tempt to blow the safe of the Harris burg News Agency, 108 Chestnut i street some time Wednesday night. I whether they were frightened away! or found the safe, which contained I $llOO, too hard to crack is not known.! When clerks attempted to open the! safe yesterday morning they found I that the knob had been struck with i a hammer or other heavy instrument j and bent. The mechanism was also j awry and it took more than an hour to open it. Entrance to the room was probably made through a window, which was found unlatched. Horse Killed When Auto Drags Wagon 100 Feet* Harvey Sites and Robert Sponsler.! of Xew Kingston, narrowly escaped i serious injury early this morning on the State road between Middlesex and ; New Kingston when their carriage i was struck by an automobile and j dragged 100 feet. The horse wasi killed shortly afterward because of' its injuries. The driver of the auto sustained lacerations of the face and it is believed that a young woman who was with him fractured her arm. Sites and Sponsler escaped uninjured. The driver of the car refused to give his name. Sites claims that the automobile had Harrisburg jitney license No. 4 on it. This license was issued to Les ter Holtzman several months ago. Since that time the car has been sold and the name of the present owner could not be learned. Man Is Shot in Legs by Railroad Officer; While resisting arrest, E. N. Haines was shot in the right leg by Officer Booser. of the Philadelphia and Read ing railway police this morning at Seventeenth street along the railway tracks. Officer Booser said that the man had thrown a large rock at hi in. Haines was taken to the Harrisburg hospital where an X-ray was taken to locate the bullet. HAVE SUPPLIES FOR WINTER By Associated Press Berlin, Aug. 27.—8y Wireless to SayvlUe.—The Overseas News Agency says: "The army and navy depart ments announce that a sufficient sup ply of woolen garments, shawls, un derwear, socks, gloves, fur coats and ear protectors for all requirements of the winter campaign has been pro vided. WOULDN'T LEI THE BUFFALO PINE: 50 HE BODE ON WAGON I That's the Significance That Was Attached to His Appearance To day Following $15,000 Suit The buffalo in the 101 Ranch Wild West show parade to-day rode in a wagon: on show day last year he traveled, carefree and untrammeled, over the streets of Harrisburg a-hoof. Whether the buffalo was threaten-! Ed with the loss of his job or even, his parading principles, because of a cer tain legal action begun late yester day afternoon in the Dauphin county courts is neither here nor there; the press agents will probably deny that there was the least significance in the fact that the shaggiest member of the company rode instead of walked in the parade to-day. However— An action in trespass was begun yesterday by.W. Bruce Fry and wife, Clara, of 406'.j Reily street, against Miller Brothers and Arlington, pro prietors of the woolly western exhibi tion that Is showing here to-day in which $15,000 damages was demand ed for injuries Mrs. Fry alleges she received when the parade was held here on July 6, 1914. And the buffalo is blamed. 'Twas a "Ferae Naturae" Senator E. E. Beidleman and ' Arthur Hull, representing the Frys [filed the suit, SIO,OOO for Mrs. Fry I and $5,000 for her husband. The statement, in hrief, cites the fact that Mr. and Mrs. Fry were watching the parade in Reily between Fulton and Fourth streets, when the procession's only "ferae naturae, to wit, a buffalo," through the carelessness of the show employes got away and started to run amuck across the pavement. The buffalo with lowered head bumped [Continued on Pago IS.] INDIANS AFTER SCALP OF MONTREAL; ONLY 600 FANS '-f Montreal was leading in the sixth i inning by the score ot 5 to 3. The Indians are pounding the pill but can't bunch their hits. Only 6uo people turned out this afternoon for the first game on the Island between the Montreal Royals and the Harrisburg Indians when the four-game series opened. The weather man with his bucket ready to spill kept the fans away. The teams lined up as follows: Montreal Nash, s.s.; Irelan, b.; Montreal Nash, s.s.; Irelan, 2b.; 3b.; T. Smith, r. f.; F. Smith, 1.f.; Howley, c.; Fullerton, p. Harrisburg Mensor, c.f.; Mowe, s.s.: Tooley, 2b.; Kraft, lb.; Zimmer man. 3b.; Witter, r.f.; Tamm, 1.f.; Heckinger, c.; Lee, p. Hart and Handiboe, umpires. First inning. Montreal—Nash out. Mowe to Kraft. Irelan tripled to cen ter, scoring on Whlteman's single. Flyn hit into a double play, Whiteman going out at second and Flyn at flsrt. 1 One run. two hits, no errors. i Harrisburg—Mensor died out to F. 1 Smith. Mowe fanned. Tooley out, l Irelan to Flyn. No runs, no hits, no errors. Second inning, Montreal Devlin THE GAMES TODAY BY INNINGS AT ISLAND PARK FIRST GAME 1 23 45 6789 10 RHE Montreal . □QEIQBDIjIEIEM BOOH Harrisburg EMHiIIBIBBiBMi EIEOO SECOND GAME Montreal. |||||BlH| ■■■ Harrisburg HHHIHHIHHH IHI PMOOND MEET DURING CELEBRATION Annual Track and Field Events Scheduled For Sycamore Recrea tion Place September 23 SCORES WILL COMPETE j High Schools May Be Asked to Hold Dual Sports; Rushing Work on Lower End "Eighth-Mile" September 23, the opening day of Harrisburg's big public improvement celebration, will be a "red letter" day in more ways than one for hundreds of the city's youngsters—the annual interplayground track and field meet has been scheduled for that date. The Sycamore street playgrounds j will likely be the place. For weeks the park department has been making extraordinary efforts to ' finish the grading and the laying out of track and various courts for chil [ drens' field events and Park Commis sioner M. Harvey Taylor said today that he fully expects to have the new recreation grounds in shape by the date decided upon. Heretofore the athletic contests of the city's smallest athletes have been held on the island track but the op erations of the Cumberland Valley railroad bridge contractors has cut a j portion of the tracks out of service. I In mapping out the general scheme for the municipal observance Septem ber 23-24-25 the committee gave much thought to several plans for in cluding the children of the play grounds in the celebration and it had even been suggested that Romper Day be postponed until then. The fact that the playground organization in sofar as the various leagues are con- [Continued on Page 7.] I out. Mowe to Kraft. T. Smith forced our at second by F. Smith. Howley walked and was forced out at second by Fullerton. No runs, no hits, no errors. Harrisburg—Kraft flied out to Nash. Zimmerman walked, going to third on Witter s single. Tamm hit to Nash, who threw Zimmerman out at the plate. Heckinger tossed out Fullerton to Flyn. No runs, one hit. no errors. Third inning. Montreal Nash doubled to right. Irelan hit to short, Nash going out at third. Irelan stole second, took third on Whlteman's sac rifice fly to Tamm and scored on Flyn's single to center. Devlin fanned. One run, two hits, no errors. Harrisburg Lee singled to left. Mensor flied out to Devlin. Mowe walked. Tooley forced Mowe out at second. Kraft walked, tilling the bases. Zimmerman Hied out to Irelan No runs, one hit, no errors. Montreal fourth,—P. Smith, flied out, S. Smith, singled to first, Howley singled to center, Fullerton fanned, Nash out at first. No run, two hits no errors. Harrisburg: Whitter walked. [Continued on Page 15.] 16 PAGES * POSTSCRIPT 'FULL SUTGHCrar WILL BE GIVEN 11. S. Sirs VM BEHNSTDRFF Ambassador Explains Germany Will Make More Than Mere Disavowal of Act BERLIN REPORTED FALTERING i Crisis Between Two Countries Has Passed Into Realm of Diplomacy By Associated Press Washington, Aug. 27.—Count Von | Bernstorff, the German Ambassador, I acting on instructions from Berlin, ! notified Secretary Lansing today that i full satisfaction" would be given to the United States for the sinking of the White Star liner Arabic. The I Ambassador explained that Germany! w'ould make more than a mere dis-! avowal, if it is found the Arabic was! sunk without warning. Count Von Bernstorff called at the j State Department early and conferred with Secretary Lansing nearly half l an hour, it had been suggested that! perhaps Germany was ready also to' make reparation for the Americans I lost on the Lusitania, but that sub ject did not come up at today's con- j ference. The disposition of the Ger man Eml assy is to take up one step at a time. The Ambassador did not make pub lic the extent of the instructions from Berlin on which he acted, but it was understood they coincided entirely with the statement of the German chancellor in Associated Press dis patches from Berlin yesterday, ex pressing the willingness of the Ger j man government to make fullest rep aration if it is shown finally that the .Arabic was torpedoed without warn ' ing. So far the German Admiralty] | has received no report from its sub-1 j marines which wen* operating in the I J Arabic's vicinity. Further communi-j (cations now are expected from Berlin i to the German Ambassador and to the I State Department from Ambassador Gerard, which will advance the ne gotiations to a point where attacks on passenger carrying ships will be definitely discontinued at least while the subject is under further discus sion. The crisis between the two countries now is regarded as having passed into the realm of diplomacy. —rffr,- m ►«M m*OM3 rlarrisburg lost first game to Montreal by a score of 5 to 3..* ' TR AT : : . . T T ilRO'. G DGK- FOUR KILLED Phoenix, Ariz., Aug. 27.—Four persons were killed aAd ' ' vvt'. .■ l, vbt: i r n northb :ml Atchison. ' ! Prescolt t.-U through a bri 1 Date Creek, The bridge urst. The engine passed | j >ver safely, then a span collapsed, plunging a smoking car ; into he - , TWENTY MEXICANS AT LARGE B; • : . -ire. A;: - ■ Twrly Mis .nr. who - :rossed into Texas last night near Progreso, Texas, were still at brg" • ■ Cavalry .. n'.ers were searching for them in the brush but according'to reports here, had failed 1 to locate their hiding place., i; Chicago, Aug. 27.—Miss Elaine Rosenthal, of Chicago, ; ! I :ng Mrs. ». ' F;n ;: • . " t '• u;: and 3to play. • ' VARE FILES MAY! t ► Philadelphia, Aug. 27;- r - \ essir.an William S Vare , i petit! :>n ; candidate ior , .lb';;. r.oTv.ir.T.ioji for mayor. The petition has 1500 signers. . RUSS TO EVACUATE LAST STRONGHOLD ' ' Lor Aui::. 27,5.34 V " -The Russians apparently. have decided to evacuate Grpdno, the one important strong-' ' hoi 4 on the r i rircipal line or 'tinse which they still retau. A message from Petrograd to Reuters' Telegram Company 1 > quoter th; Russky Tnvalid * * -ting thst Grodno will be given up when the retreat of the defenders has been covered, m WILSON WITHDRAWS Harrisburg. William C. Wilson, Philadelphia, to-day | withdrew .is nominating; p< to be a candidate for Su*.ior Cu: t. . ( EBY FILES S PAPERS Harrisburg. County C .. sioner John H. Eby, Lykens, this afternoon filed Democratic and Washington* petitions for renomination. MARRIAGE LICENSES Walter Jacknon and l,l»lc Maae, Stnltoa. C TbomaH Clark Black and Marjorle Kaonle Fackler, City. f MONTEREY EDITOR URGES MEXICANS TO SEIZE SIX STITES Copies of Newspaper Confiscated by U. S. Officials at Laredo, Tex. FAKE CHARGES BROUGHT OUT Article Says Rangers and Bandits in America Commit All Man ner of Offenses By Associated Press Laredo, Tex., Aug. 27. United States Custom officials confiscated copies of a Monterey paper which reached here publishing an in flammatory article urging Mexicans to rise against the United States, seize I Texas, New Mexioo, Arizona, Cali -1 fornia, parts of Oklahoma and Mlss ! issippi and name the whole "the Re- I public of Texas." The article charged that rangers I and bandits in America were commit- I ting all manner of offenses against ] Mexicans. 1 MEXICAN' MORTALLY WOUNDED By Associated Press ) Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 27. Mexican bandits and American peace officers yesterday fought in a public road leading into Falfurrias, Brooks county and one of four armed Mex icans was probably mortally wounded. None of the Americans was hurt. The wounded Mexican carried a high power rifle and 105 pounds of am munition. His companions escaped. INTERNAL RECEIPTS INCREASE By Associated Press Washington, D. C., Aug. 27. Tlio greatest total of internal revenue re iceipts in the history of the Govern | ment were recorded in the annual re | port of the commissioner of internal j revenue to-day. The aggregate re j ceipts during the fiscal year ended I June 30. including the corporation and .individual income taxes reached $415,- revious year. 000,000 against $380,000,000 for the BRITISH STEAMER SUNK By Associated Press London, Aug. 27, 12:27 p. m. —The British steamer Palm Grove has been sunk. H&r crew was saved.