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Heavy Fighting Along Dardanelles Repotled in Constantinople; Allies Silent HAKRISBURG dSfib TELEGRAPH LXXXIV— No. 202 HARRISBURG TO BE PLACED ON "FEEDER ROUTE" OF GREAT NEW LINCOLN HIGHWAY Head of Association Advises the Telegraph as to How It May Be Done WILL GIVE THIS CITY LINK OF NATIONAL ROAD Markers For Feeders Will Tell Motorists How to Visit Penna. Capital With a view to having Harrisburg placed upon the Lincoln Highway route, either directly or through an official feeder detour, the Telegraph has been In correspondence with those responsible for establishing the great New York-to-San Francisco automobile route. The matter was first taken up with Robert N. Harper, of Washing ton. D. C., in a letter calling attention to the omission of Harrisburg from the Lincoln Highway and expressing regret that the capital of the State had been sidetracked in the original sur vey of the route. Mr. Harper, a promi nent banker, replied to the Tele graph's letter as follows: "Your letter of the 7th instant came to hand this morning, in connection With the Lincoln Highway, and in re ply will say that I am not much in formed as to the inception of this proposition, but Interested myself con siderably after its organization, when my attention was called to the fact that, although called 'The Lincoln Highway,' as a memorial to Lincoln, it did not come in contact with the national capital. I therefore con strued it as simply being a roadway, and not a memorial, unless it did at tempt to unite the North and South, in some way, and come to the nation's capital, where Lincoln had risen from almost obscurity as a citizen to a na tional or world thinker; where the [Continued on Page 10] Germany Says Arabic Incident Is Settled London, Aug. 31. The Gerinnn Government considers the Arabic Inci dent cloned and has declared Its wllllag ness to punish the commnnder of the submarine which sank the stenmer, according to a dispatch which the Ex change Telegraph Company's Amster dam correspondent snys has been re ceived there from lierlln.. There I* re ported to be considerable feeling in German militarist dreles because of Chanretlor Von Rethmann-Hollweg's \ so-called "weakness" toward the L'nlt ed States. COMMONWEALTH TO PLAY AT RESERVOIR TO-NIGHT The Commonwealth Band, under the direction of W. Fred Weber, will give the following program at Reser voir Park to-night: March, German Fidelity, Blanken burg; overture, Raymond, Thomas: Don Quixote Suite, (a) Ducinea, (b) Don Quixote, Safranek; Hawaiian Pa trol, Kilanea, Branhouse; selection. Songs of the Old Folks, Lake; sopra no solo, selected. Master Harry Etter; overture, Poet and Peasant, Suppe: Idyll, Mill in the Forest, Eilenburg; Medley Overture, Feist's 1915 Hits, Feist; March, On Tip Toe, Linden; Star Spangled Banner. FIRE CHIEFS IN SESSION By Associated Press Cincinnati, Aug. 31.—Fire chiefs from nearly all of the large cities of the United States and Canada were present when the forty-third annual convention of the International Asso ciation of Fire Engineers was opened here to-day. 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 Sap. The cost is the same as when you afe home, six cents a week. Call The Circulation Depart ment or drop a postal. THE WEATHER] For Harrisburg and vicinityi Fair and continued cool to-night, with lowest temperature about 50 de- Kree»i Wednesday fair und warmer. For Eastern Pennsylvania) Fair, continued cool to-nlghti Wed nesday fair and warmer! moder ate north winds becoming vari able. River Tile Susquehanna river and all Its tributaries will fall slowly to night and Wednesday, except the lower portion of the inaln river, which will remain nearly sta tionary to-night. Ueieral Condition* f Influence of the alight disturbance that was central over the Upper St. Lawrence Valley. Monday morning, rain fell gen erally In the Atlantic Statea, the ».«• I-awrenee Valley and In Northern Michigan In the last tw-enty-four hours aud It waa raining on the North Carolina coast at time of observation this morning. Temperaturei 8 a. m., 56. Sum Rises, 5i32 a. m.| sets, OiSO p. m. Mooni Rises, I»i48 p. m. River Stage t Five feet above low water mark. Yeaterday'a Weather Highest temperature, TB. Lowest temperature, 61. Mean temperature, 68. Normal temperature, 60, EAT? DID THE PLAYGROUND ROMPERS EAT? TAKE A LOOK AT THIS! iWt. j*^Mjiffßr7 y '^^wfejSlfi-*f ~3SH v -C!^-S^^i|gd|iKMH WHEN THE THOUSANDS OF YOUNGSTERS SAT DOWN TO EAT The big feed of the Romper Day festivities at Reservoir Park to-day was provided bv Samuel how many youngsters sat down before the piles and piles of good things, the picture show. jSf.iiJ+urfl' J } playground children are taking part in the Romper Day program to-dav and ten thousand fond narontl = e A tl, °" sa " d have gathered on the slopes of the park to see the fun. mousana rond parents and friends RUSSIAN MIES IRE Wlinilll MPIDLY In Center of Line East of Warsaw, Invaders Continue to Make Progress FIGHTING IN DARDANELLES ; Entente Allies Are Silent in Regard to Their Military Operations By Associated Press London, Aug. 31. 11.53 a. m.—The Russian armies along the line of the I upper Bug and the Zlota Lipa are be ing withdrawn rapidly and apparently without great loss, as neither Vienna or Berlin claims any extensive cap tures of prisoners or booty in this region. In the center of the line east of Warsaw, the invaders continue to make steady progress, while further north they are advancing more slow ly. The fall of Lipsk brings the at tacking forces nearer Grodno, the last big fortress on the front to be retained by the Russians. Along the western front the usual artillery, mine and hand grenade war fare marks the operations. According to Paris these activities have resulted in the destruction of several German trenches. Constantinople again reports heavy fighting at the Dardanelles, but the en tente allies are silent in regard to their military operations on this front. In the Austro-Italian campaign Rome reports the capture of Clma Cista, 6,500 feet high. This summit had commanded the Italian positions on Monte Salubio. Rome also sends optimistic reports of the progress of the entente powers in the diplomatic negotiations in the near East. It is said Serbia's promises are satisfactory as far as they go. Italian political circles express confi dence that the Turco Bulgarian rail road agreement does not affect Bul (garian neutrality. CONTINUE TO ATTACK TRENCHES By Associated Press Paris, Aug. 31, 2.30 p. m. The French War Office this afternoon gave out a report of the progress of hos tilities which reads: "Our artillery followed up last night, but without notable incident its continued and effi cacious action against the trenches, the shelters and the quarters of the enemy." REFUGEES ON BOARD CHESTER By Associated Press Paris, Aug. 31.—The United States scout ship Chester has arrived at Canea, Crete with 470 refugees ex pelled from Beirut, Syria by the Turks, according to a Havas dispatch from Athens. ALLIED AVIATORS BUSY By Associated Press Amsterdam, Aug. 31, via London, 11.30 a. m.—A telegram received here from Maasbode says that allied avia tors destroyed last Saturday a large building at Ghent, Belgium, used by the Germans for housing air craft MRS. MARIA H. APPLE DIES Mrs. Maria Hollinger Apple, aged 87. one of the oldest and most widely known residents of the city, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jo seph Pye, 610 North Second street, to-day after an illness of more than a month from paralysis. Funeral services will be held from her late home Thursday morning at 10 o'clock, the Rev. Harry Nelson Bassler, pastor of the Second Re formed Church, of which Mrs. Apple was the oldest member, officiating. The body will be taken to Franklin Church, York county, in the after noon by Undertaker F. C. Neely, where further services and burial will be made. HAK3USRURG, PA., TUESDAY EVENING, AGUST 31, 1915 ill ROMPERS Iff IT RESERVOIR PARK 20 Special Cars Carry Thousands of Youngsters to Seventh Annual Event "EATS?" OUGHT TO SEE 'EM! Piles and Piles of Good Things Provided; "Princess of Play berg" Pageant Feature Romping, playing, jumping, run ning, eating, fully 3,000 playground youngsters spent Romper Day at Reservoir Park having the time of their lives. The weather man decided that it must be fine to retain the friendship of so many of the little folk of the city, so he ordered sunshine and cool breezes, making an ideal day for the seventh annual outing of the play ground hordes. Of course, the "eats" were the most important part of the program. One look at the hungry faces of the boys and girls told a story that would fill (Continued on Page 7.) Allied Submarine Blows Up Section of Bridge Near Turkish Capital By Associated Press London, Aug. 31. 12.33 p. m.—An Athens dispatch to, the Exchange tele graph Company says that a submarine of the allies has blown up a portion of the bridge between Constantinople and the suburb of Galata. It is not apparent whether this Is merely an echo of the similar report of several weeks ago, which brought forth a de nial from Constantinople. Burglars Gag and Bind Woman to Tree in Yard of Her Home After ransacking the house and falling to find the money they were searching for. two white men dragged Mrs. Wiliam DeVeter, 305 South Front street, from her home early this morning, bound and gaged the wo man, and tied her to a tree lr. the yard at the rear of her home. Sometime later Mrs. DeVerter was found by her husband and her 16- year-old daughter who summoned the police. The woman to-day is suffer ing from a nervous collapse and Is unable to tell a story of the attack. The robbers awakened Mrs. De- Verter when they entered her room. They first ransacked the bureau draw ers and then threatened to kill her If she did not tell where the money was 1 The men carried Mrs. DeVerter down- i stairs and into the yaj-d. They used a cloth and stick for a gag and fasten ed her to a tree. The robbers made a sudden departure and It is believed were frightened off. Detectives Ibach and Murnane are working on the case but have been unable to find a clue. All that Is miss ing frcim the house Is twenty cents in change which was on a sideboard. FIRE IN SHANTY An overheated stove started a blaze In a small shanty east of the Maclay street bridge this morning. Railroad men at work nearby extinguished the blaze with severaj buckets of water. The damage was slight. In the mean time someone sent In an alarm from Box 45, Seventh and Maclay streets. John Mennlch who resides in the shanty was away working. . ; . TOTS man FROM 11110 111 SMASH-UP Machine Crashes Into Another at Eighteenth and Regina Streets BOTH CARS ARE WRECKED Dairyman's Bus Battered in Acci dent Along the River Road Two children of Dr. C. J. Manning, 1519 North Sixth street, were hurled from the tonneau of his automobile to the street at Eighteenth and Regina streets this morning when the rear of his machine was struck by the left front fender of an auto driven by P. H. Keboch. The children escaped with severe bruises of the body and slight lacerations of the scalp. Dr. Manning, with his two children, Ella and Charles; his sister-in-law, Mrs. Allie Manning, and her babv daughter Julia, and John and Frank Rife, a neighbor's children, were go ing east in Regina street, bound for Reservoir Park, where they expected to attend Romper Day exercises. Mr. Keboch, with W. C. Kocher, was going south in Eighteenth street. Both the drivers admit they were traveling at a fair rate of speed when they reached the corner. Neither could stop In time and the machines crashed, badly damaging both and throwing the chil dren dut. The other occupants were badly shaken up. The rear wheel and axle of Dr. Man ning s machine were broken. The back was also badly broken. The new demonstrating car of Keboch & Kocher. local agents for the Jackson was badly smashed up. The radiator, hood and front springs were broken nn ,SL nt anfl ffi nders were torn off The small machine of R. H. Taylor a New Cumberland dairyman, "was badly battered In an accident along the River road just Coxestown church some time during the night. Mr. Taylor could not be located this morning, but It Is believed his ma chine struck another head-on. The front wheels are broken down the axle bent and the radiator and hood Jammed down on the engln4. Registration Was Light Throughout City Republican voters formed the bulk of those who went to the polling places to-day to register for the Sep tember primaries, the efforts of the Democrats and Washlngtonians being' noticeably unavailing. Men active in registration work de clared that the registration to-day would not be as heavy as on the first day, giving as a reason the fact that many men interested In political af fairs were occupied in the work of en tering petitions. It was predicted that the final day, September 11, would be marked by a rush. Telephone reports from registration places showed only an average regis tration up to 2:30 p. m. to-day and It was stated that the bulk of those en rolling were Republicans. WATER POWER BILL NEXT By Associated Press Washington. D. C., Aug. 31.—Pass age of a general water power bill and a measure to cr«ate a national leasing system for coal, oil and other re sources on public lands will be recom mended to Congress In Secretary Lane's annual report. THE GAMES TODAY BY INNINGS AT ISLAND PARK, (SEE STORY OF FIRST GAME ON SPORT PACE) FIRST GAME 123 45 6 78 9 10 RHE Toronto.. BQQQDQEIEIEIIBQB Harrisburg HHHHBEIBMM BQQ SECOND GAME Toronto.. □!££]■■■■■■■ ■■■ Harrisburg QDIOBHann ■■■ JOHN I. FOW, FOBBED IEGISUITOR. DIES I Prominent Philadelphia Lawyer, | Well Known Here, Passes Away at Summer Home WAS SIXTY-FOUR YEARS OLD Served as Special Correspondent For Philadelphia Newspapers in This City By Associated Press Philadelphia. Pa., Aug. 31.—John H. Fow, a prominent lawyer of this | city, former member of the Pennsyl- I v%nia Legislature and widely known I in Pennsylvania political circles, died ] to-day at his summer home in Spring Lake, N. J. Mr. Fow was taken ill in his office here last Friday and his condition be j came critical yesterday. Death is be lieved to have been due to a general breakdown complicated with stomach trouble. Mr. Fow, who was 64 years old, was born in Philadelphia and educated in the public schools. He was admitted to the bar in 1878. He took an active part in political affairs and soon be came a prominent figure in municipal and State politics, being a member of the Democratic State Committee tn 1882 and 1883. He was the first presi dent of the State League of Demo cratic Clubs, and for three years vice president. In 1888 he was elected to the State House of Representatives. He was re elected in 1890, 1892 and 1894; again elected in 1898, serving the term in 1899-1900 and afterwards to the extra ordinary session of 1906, being elected as an Independent over both the Re publican and Democratic candidates. He was chairman of the Quay sen-i atorial investigating committee in 1899 and was also chairman of the Democratic caucus in 1893 and 1898. Si>crial Correspondent Mr. Fow was special correspond ent at Harrisburg, for Philadelphia newspapers for a number of years. He was a dele Kate to national conventions of his party on several occasions, and nominee for Congress in the district wherein he resides. He was the author of the act that does away with kissing the Bible in lesal proceedings, the Saturday half holiday bill and a large number of acts relating to the practice of law an 4 municipal affairs. Few of the men in public life in Pennsylvania were better known In Harrisburg than Mr. Fow. He was noted as a wit and numberless stories could be told of his rejolners in de bate and his quickness in turning a point. Mr. Fow first came here late In the seventies as a young man inter ested In politics. In the eighties he became a member of the House and was the wit of the legislature even in days when the House contained some of the most noted men in Pennsyl vania. No one ever got the better of him in a parliamentary question. In addition to his legislative service Mr. Fow often came here to speak before committee's of the general as sembly and was frequently attorney before the appellate courts and the Board of Pardons. He was often en gaged in election cases before the Dauphin county court and his consti tutional questions were problems. No Democratic gatherings were complete without Mr. Fow. He was a delegate numerous times and al ways managed to keep good friends with all factions. Once in a while he decided to be a candidate, but it was generally for fun. Mr.' Fow was a type of the man ac tive in politics who is passing. He was shrewd in his plans and lightning quick In carrying them out, full of good natured fun. kind hearted and won and kept friends. Pennsv's 100,000 Men to Be Given Month of Military Training According to "Girard," a special writer on the Philadelphia Public Ledger, the Pennsylvania railroad will offer the United States government an army of 100,000 men needed for war. This writer says: "I have it from the highest Penn sylvania authorities that our country's greatest railroad is maturing a plan to let every employe take a month's va cation and go to a training camp for military instruction. The size of the army depends upon how many em ployes will accept this offer. If everybody went, the Pennsylva nia's legions would greatly outnumber the army which Meade commanded at Gettysburg. Why does a railroad go Into a thing like this? "Whatever Is best for the nation must in the end be the best for a railroad. * "A big reserve army for defense would be an insurance policy against trouble. The Pennsylvania, as every other business, must desire to see the United States keep out of China's class as a spineless whale or a helpless giant." Local • officials who would be in a position to know if plans were under way to ascertain the feeling among railroad employes as to' what they would do In case of war, were absent from the city to-day. Those In charge of the various departments refused to discuss the article. 10 PAGES SCORES ID SCORES OF PETITIONS IRE FIEED Prospective Candidates Make Last Hour Rush to Commis sioner's Office LENTZ HAS 3,000 NAMES Stamm, Keene and Enders Put in School Director Papers With the time limit for filing Fall primary petitions only a few hours away, prospective candidates made the usual, but nevertheless heartach ing rush to the county commissioners to-day to get in their party papers. Up until 6 o'clock to-night the com missioners' office will be open and the clerks will be mighty busy men every minute of the time. They got on the job extra early this morning in order to .be in time for early filers. Just how many scores of petitions were filed to-day can't be estimated. That there were hundreds goes with out saying. The record petition so far as num bers of signers is concerned was put in by James E. Lentz, of Elizabeth ville one of the candidates for record er of deeds on the Republican ticket. While he filed papers containing only a few hundred names, he withheld scores of papers bearing between 2,- 000 and 3,000 names. Fry Out For Controller That the city .controllership will not be uncontested' was indicated early this morning wh6n Ashton D. Peace [Continued on Page 4.] Millersburg Motor Run Will Pass Through Here Thirty members of the Millersburg Motor Club with their wives and fam ilies will pass through the city to morrow morning between 9 and 10 o'clock on their way to Hershey Park, where they will spend the day. The cars will be checked out of East Park, Millersburg, to-morrow morning at 8 o'clock by Secretary H. H. Hay. They will come down the river road and park before the head quarters of the Motor Club of Harris burg in Market Square for half an hour. Sports and other games of skill will be played at Hershey. After dinner at the Hershey Inn, the mem bers will, be at liberty to start back home whenever they please. 8 ? • Harrisburg. Late petitions filed this afternoon in- ' Samuel Smeltrer, Process/ for t*oor Director; Thomas T Fiekinger, Williamstown, Poor Director; John t E. Bowers, R. and W., Alderman in Seventh Ward; Wil- J | liam H. Filling, Jr., D., Alderman, Seventh Ward, an£ F. ' , Thomas Calhoun, Solcialist, School Director, city. NEW BUREAU IN MASONIC BUILDING ' ; Harrisburg. The State Bpard of Public Grounds Jnd ! Buildings will lease the two'office floors of the Masonic ' Temple for the Workmen's Compensation Bureau. The j bureau will beeome operative on January 1 when the lease ij will be effective. 1 . f York, Aug. 31.—Samuel Leither, a private detec- I tive confessed to-day, according to the coroner's office-, ' that it was he who shot and killed his wife in his office last | night. London, Aug. 31, 4.02 P. M.—The the South U j Wales coal mining districts, which threatened to precipitated 4 serious strike, has been settled. 1 ► Cleveland, 0., Aug. 31.—Mrs. Helen Petrick, 28, and 4J] bar baby son, George, were instantly killed by a Baltimorf t| and Ohio freight train hefe this afternoon, They were try- » ing to crawl under the train, which was stalled. It started 'i| while they were beneath it and crushed them. J Johnstown, Pa., Aug. 31.—One man was killed and six ' others seriously injured by an explosion in he Boswcll mine of the United Coal Company at Boswell, Pa., to-day. ' ' The men, all foreigners, were working with naked lamps, ' when a pocket of gas was opened up. • ' • San Francisco, Aug. 31. —A train carrying 7,000 pounds Si of dynamite ran off the track at Pinole, Cal.* to-day and blew « jj up, killing Harold Bennett, engineers Bert Talbott, fireman, !j and an unidentified laborer. Nothing remained of the train. | »| New York, Aug. 31.—For a eash-consideration ot jjU paid to the New York' National League Club, Managei J Robinson, of the Brooklyn team procured the services of 1 J Pitcher Rube Ma'rquard to-day. It is said the Brooklyn J Club assumes the responsibility of the contract which the < *\ * POSTSCRIPT EXPOSURE OF DDK OF SUBIiRIIIE F4 FRIES TO PRODUCE TRICES OF VICTIMS Efforts to Learn Cause of Accident Have Also Prov ed Futile Thus Far; Ves sel Placed in Drydock BIG HOLE IN FORWARD PART OF UNDERSEA BOAT Marine Animals Are Believed to Have Devoured 22 Members of Crew; Inves tigation Begins By Msfoeiatti Press Honolulu, Aug. 31.—Exposure of the hulk of the United States sub marine F4, lost with her crew ot twenty-two men In Honolulu harbor March 25, failed to-day to reveal any trace of the bodies of the crew or to throw any light on the cause of the accident. After being raised from a depth of 300 feet the submarine was placed in drydock yesterday.. The pumping out of the drydock was com pleted last night. To-day the F4 lies on her starboard sidt! in the drydock. When the exam ining board, composed of Rear Ad [ Continued on Page 3.] Governor Brumbaugh and Party at San Francisco By Associated Press San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 31. A week of Pennsylvania festivities was begun to-day at the Panama-Pacific Exposition. Governor Brumbaugh o£ Pennsylvania, heading a party o( more than one hundred, arrived las* % night to participate.