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PHILLIES COME BACK-BROOKLYN DROPS TWO-MANAGER DUNN FOR HARRISBURG FRED CLARKE QUITS AS PIRATE LEADER Will Return to His Kansas Farm at Close of Season; Blow to Pittsburgh Special to The Telegraph Pittsburgh. Sept. 9.—President Bar r.ey Dreyfuss, of the Pittsburgh Na tional League club, furnished the big sensation to the baseball world yester day in the announcement of the resig nation of Manager Fred Clarke. The retirement of Manager Clarke is a hard blow to the Pirates. Manager Clarke's action did not come as a surprise to the followers of the team, as it is known that for years Mrs. Clarke has been averse to j her husband leaving the farm in Kan sas to come East for the baseball sea son. Plan Big Boxing Show During Lancaster Fair Manager Harry H. Hensel, of the National Athletic Club of Lancaster, is preparing a mammoth bill for the night of Thursday, September 30. This If to be the big day at the Lancaster ! County Fair. It was Manager Hensel who origi nated the ten-round boxing bouts at Lancaster and he is planning for the greatest exhibition ever seen outside of Philadelphia. NEW YALE BASEBALL COACH Special to The Telegraph New Haven, Conn., Sept. -9.—That Jack Blossom. Yale. 1914. and for two years before that captain of the Yale baseball team, has practically been chosen as coach of the Yale baseball team, succeeding Frank Quimby, be came known here yesterday. PHILADELPHIA WOMAN WINS Special to The Telegraph Chicago, 111., Sept. 9.—Miss Lillian Hyde, of New York, metropolitan champion, and Miss Eleaine V. Rosen thal. of Chicago, western champion, were eliminated in the second round from the woman's national golf tour nament at Onwentsia Club to-dav by Mrs. R. H. Barlow, of Philadelphia, and Miss Marjorie Edwards, of Chi cago. respectively. I TURKISH TROPHIES JJ |8 Cigarettes fifteen years ago ii —are smokers of j TURKISH TROPHIES I Cigarettes today 1 Wahnaftht Highest GradeTvriafi and Egyptian O.fareCes inlheVirii j§| SAFETY) FIRST The object of "Safety First" is prevention. You can prevent your advertising from meet ing the fate of the waste basket If you will make It attractive with proper illustration. Bring your next copy to us for illustrative treatment. One treat- ! ment will convince you j >.hat our methods are a success. I The Telegraph Art &Engraviiig Departments 216 Locust Street J Cumberland Valley Railroad TIME TABLE In Effect June 17. isis. TRAINS leave Harrisburg— For Winchester and Martinsburc at 6:03. *7:52 a. m., *3:40 p. m. For Hagerstown, Chambersburg, Car lisle, Mechanicsburg and intermediate Station* at *5:03, *7.52, 'lliß* a. m. *g:4o, 5:37. *7:45, *11:00 p. m. Additional trains for Carlisle and Mechanicsburg at <:4B a. m., 2.16; S:2L «:Su, 9:36 a. in. For Dillsburg at 6:01, *7:62 and •11:53 a. m.. 2:1«. *3:40. 6:37 and «:|« p. m. •Daily. All other trains daily ezceo: Eunday. H. A. RIDDLE. J. H. TONGE. O. PTa. BnCCATtOXAL School of Commerce Tronp Building. Phonr. Bell IMOJ. IS So. Market Square, Harrisburg, Pa. Kail term beginst Day School, Scptrm. ber 1» Night School, September i Office open from 8 a. ni. to 5 p. m . Phone, write or call (or catalog or farther Information. Harrisburg Business College Day and Night School Sept. 7, 1915 Business, Shorthand and Civil Serv ice. 30th year. 329 Market St., Har risburg, Pa. \ HEADQUARTERS FOR SHIRTS i SIDES & SIDES s THURSDAY EVEN TNG, Baseball Summary; Games Past and Future SCORES OF YESTERDAY'S GAMES International 1-eaguc | Richmond. 5: Buffalo, 4. I Rochester. 5: Providence. 3. ! Jersey City-Montreal (postponed— rain). Harrisburg - Toronto (not sched uled). National League Philadelphia. 9; New York. 3. Boston, 12; Brooklyn, 1. Boston. 4; Brooklyn. 1, (2nd). St. Louis. 2; Chicago. 0. Other clubs not scheduled. American League Philadelphia. 1; Boston, 0. Boston. 13: Philadelphia. 2. Washington, 1; New York, 0. Chicago. 10; Detroit, 9. j St. Louis. 5; Cleveland, 4. Federal league i Buffalo. 4; Baltimore. 0. i Ruffalo, 5: Baltimore. 4. (2nd). | Kansas City, T; Pittsburgh. 2. Brooklyn, 6; Newark. 4. Brooklyn. 3; Newark, 0, (2nd), j (Chicago-St. Louis not scheduled). WHERE THEY PLAY TO-DAY International I.eague Harrisburg at Toronto—Two games. Jersey City at Montreal. Richmond at Buffalo. Providence at Rochester. National league New York at Philadelphia Two games. Boston at Brooklyn. i Cincinnati at St. Louis. American League Philadelphia at Boston. Washington at New York. Federal League No games scheduled. WHERE THEY PLAY TO-MORROW International League Harrisburg at Toronto. Jersey City at Montreal. Richmond at Buffalo. Providence at Rochester. National League New York at Philadelphia. Boston at Pittsburgh. Cincinnati at St. Louis. (Chicago-Brooklyn not scheduled).] American I-eague Philadelphia at Boston. Washington at New York. Detroit at Cleveland. (St. Louis-Chicago not scheduled).. Federal League Pittsburgh at Brooklyn. Buffalo at Kansas City. Newark at St. Louis. (Baltimore-Chicago not scheduled). STANDING OF THE CI/TBS International League Team. W. L. Pet. Providence 79 45 .637, Buffalo 73 46 .613' Montreal 62 61 .504 Harrisburg 59 63 .484 j Rochester 69 64 .480, Toronto 5S 66 .468: Richmond 56 70 .444 I Jersey City 45 75 .375 i National League Team. W. L. Pet. Philadelphia 70 56 .556 : Boston 6S 59 .535 1 Brooklyn 70 61 .534 St. -Louis 65 67 .492 Chicago 61 66 .480 Pittsburgh 63 70 .474 j New York 59 66 .472 ' Cincinnati 58 69 .4»Ti American League Team. W. L. Pet. Boston 84 43 .661 I Detroit 85 47 .644: Chicago 79 52 .603 ; Washington 69 59 .539 i New York 59 66 .472 ] St. Louis 52 78 .4001 Cleveland 49 81 .377 Philadelphia 38 89 .299 ; Federal League Team. W. L. Pot. | Pittsburgh 73 56 566 i St. Louis 70 60 .541 1 Newark 87 60 .528 Chicago 70 62 .530 | Kansas City 68 62 .477 Buffalo 87 68 .496 Brooklyn 64 69 .481, Baltimore 43 85 .336 Home Again \ acation days are coming to a close, and soon house cleaning- will be started and the house put in order for the winter. If your bins are still empty, why not have them filled with Kelley's coal for range and furnace BEFORE house cleaning time. Just phone or send a postal. H. M. KEILEY & CO. Office, 1 N. Third Street Yard, Tenth and State Streets ? • 12 doaca, 10c For Headaches —36 doaca, 25c. Lebanon, Pa, l-9-'ls. You are at liberty to use my name and tentlmony for adTertla i ing CafA'So tablet*, and you may refer any peraon to me and I will gladly tell them the good they have lone for me. Wlaltlnic yon aucceaa, I nm your* truly, MRS. LIZZIE FRITZ, 721 Spring Ave. > ■ -J THE Office Training School Kaufman Rldar-, 4 S. Market Sq. NOW IN SESSION Day School and Mght School Call or send for 32-page booklet Bell phone 694-R. Dr. Wm. Tyler Douglas HAS MOYED HIS OFFICES TO 1634 Derry Street, 4- Corner of 17th 1 * PHILLIES CAME BACK; WIN FROM NEW YORK Boston Braves Help Quakers by Winning Over Brooklyn; Hit Marquard Hard Special to The Telegraph , Philadelphia. Sept. 9.—The Phillies came back to their own yesterday, winning from the Giants: score, 9 to 3. Boston Braves helped to increase the enthusiasm of local fans by taking two games from Brooklyn; scores. 12 to 1 and 4 to 1. There never was a team that "blew l'p" as often in one season as the Phils this year. About a dozen times this year they were counted out by critics and fans. But each time, somehow, just when things looked darkest, they have suddenly surprised the world with an astounding reversal of form, btit never so strikingly as yesterday. McLoughlin Loses Again to Western Colleagues Special to The Telegraph Forest Hills. X. Y., Sept. 9.—ln the most remarkable exhibition of doubles tennis play witnessed in this country in many years William M. Johnston and Clarence J. Gritfln, both of San Francisco, wrested the championship from the three-time holders, Maurice E. McLoughlin. of San Francisco, and Thcmas C. Bundy, of Los Angeles, here this afternoon. The scores were 6-3. 6-4, 3-6. 6-3. Yale Leads in Golf Race; Princeton Shuts Out Penn Special to The Telegraph Greenwich. Conn., Sept. 9. Tale took the lead over Illinois by two foursome points to one in the second round of the intercollegiate team golf championship here yesterday. Mean while Princeton, the champion, shut out Pennsylvania and rolled up three points in so doing. Individual matches were scheduled for late in the day. Tells of SB,OOO Offer to Withdraw Ticket Special to The Telegraph Lancaster. Pa., Sept. 9.—John F. Smith, a leader of the anti-Repitblican organization movement, to-day made affidavit before Charles S. Martin, notary public, c'.eclaring he was of fered SSOOO by a Marietta organiza tion man, whose name he does not give, if he would get the opposition ticket out of the field. RUSS BEGINNING" TO AGAIN STRIKE BACK [Continued From First Page.] where they purpose striking back after their long retreat. The Teutonic forces engaged in this battle included not only Austrian but German forces. The Russians main tain that S.OOO prisoners exclusive of the dead or wounded measure the ex tent of their victory and that it would have been more pronounced but for their inferiority In artillery. The German center is forging for ward slowly by virtue of sustained pressure, but in the north Field Mar shal von Hindenburg is still unable to force a passage ot the Dvina. Grand Duke Nicholas, removed as commander-in-chief of the Russian forces, is to-day on his way to his new headquarters In the Caucasus. Pend ing further development?-., the Russian and English press is unable to fathom just what this transfer means. It is suggested in some quarters that the shift may be a forerunner of an im portant Russian diversion on the Turkish frontier in connection with the British attempt to force the Dar danelles. By means of air raids, gunfire from the sea and artillery bombardments at many places on the western front, the French fnd British continued to ham mer German positions. FRIENDSHIP TEAM LOSES Special to The Telegraph Newport, Pa.. Sept. 9.—The New port baseball team easily defeated the Friendship Fire Company team of Harrisburg. leader in the Firemen's League, on Marshall Field yesterday afternoon: score. 5 to 1. Wertz and Colledge did the pitching for the home team and allowed the visitors three hits. g FARMERS ! Give Your Wheat liiH Fields What They MUjlpjj Need to Make the Wheat Grow. fIHH What Is It? WIZARD BRAND PULVERIZED SHEEP MANURE The Food That Fattens The Wheat Heads Wizard Brand is 100 per cent, pure Sheep Manure, no filler, nothing but the pure manure. It In the Or*«tc»t Fertilizer for all crops, Nature's own way. It feeds the crop with just exactly what it needs, and builds up the soil for the next crop. No matter what kind of soil you have or what its condition, the Sheep Manure will enrich it. This is not so with artificial or manufactured fertilizer. You must first analy«e you soil chemically, and then apply the mixture needed, guessing won't t do. But Wizard Brand Sheep Ma j nure is Nature's way. Use It for ] your wheat this Fall and have a I better and bigger crop. Drill or broadcast from 200 to 500 pounds to the acre.—l-,000 pounds ! won't hurt; one bag is equal to a I wagon load of barnyard manure. Wizard Brand haa no weed aocda— it is put through a heating and dry- I ing process of 2,000 degrees, which j would destroy all possibility of any I seed germinating, if it wis in it. IV It for all crops. It is cheaper and better than commercial fer -1 tillzer. Order it now, do not wait I until ready for It. Prices, 1 to 10 tona, *2r> per torn hair ton, *l4; 800 lbs., *8) 300 lbs., *4| 100 lb*., *2. ORDER NOW WALTER S. SCHELL Quality Seeds 1307-1309 MARKET ST, Harrisburg, Pa. I* _ HARRISBURG (££&* TELEGRAPH OUR BIRD POPULATION By Frederic J. Has kin [Continued From Editorial Page.] areas of timber tracts both of decidu ous and evergreen trees. Flock Around Humans It may surprise most people to know that the birds are thicker In areas near to human habitation. Not withstanding their suffering at the hands of men, birds evidently love human companionship and prefer to build their homes near those of man kind. The efforts of the Audubon So ciety and kindred organizations have secured a great interest in bird pro tection in many rural communities and the localities in which this pro tection has been longest established show the largest percentage of birds. The highest number of birds to the acre so far recorded was on a tract at Chevy Chase. Maryland, where the average was seven pairs. It is claimed that this large number is due to the encouragement given to the feathered tribe by the residents of the neighbor hood. Nesting boxes are liberally provided. Shrubbery and trees are available for the birds preferring to build their own nests and every pre caution Is. taken to protect them from fright or injury. The owner of one-half acre lot in Chevy Chase had 13 pairs of birds rais ing young ones upon ills premises last year. He provided a permanent bird bath for their convenience. Next to Chevy Chase comes a tract of fifteen acres near Kennilworth, Illinois, where birds have been protected for several years. The enumerator counted eighty-four pairs of birds upon this tract. Robin Most Abundant All the enumerators did not report the v arieties of birds because they did not know them but the census indi cates that the robin is the most abun dant species in the nation as it appear ed upon all but three of the reports taken last year, and upon all of the reports yet tabulated for this year. The English sparrow, which is much objected to even by most bird lovers, ranks next to the robin in point of numbers. Of the other birds it is in dicated that for each 100 robins there are forty-nine catbirds, thirty-seven brown thrushes, twenty-eight house wrens, twenty-seven kingbirds and twenty-six bluebirds. The bluebirds are in great favor everywhere. Bird lovers who know that almost the entire bluebird popu lation of the eastern part of the coun try perished seevral years ago dur ing an unusually severe winter will be glad to hear that the tribe is recover ing from the catastrophe and now numbers several millions. Aside from the practical value of the service the bird renders the far mer by the destruction of insects detrimental to his crops, there has come a tremendous recognition of the esthetic value of bird life in the coun try within the last decade. Nature study in the public schools, the Boy- Scout movement and several other in fluences have aided this. Boys no longer rob bird's nests of their eggs or pride themselves upon killing rob ins with their pop-guns or air rifles. Instead they are learning to protect them from pther destructive influences and are building thousands of bird houses each year in their manual training classes. Many Protective Measures The Federal and State Governments are co-operating to protect the birds from injury. Each year the shooting laws are becoming more protective especially for the smaller birds. Bird refuges, under private and public aus pices, are also increasing. The United States Government has now seventy-four bird reserves scat tered over the country to provide quiet nooks for their protection. Ten of them have been established within the last two years. One of these is the old parade ground of the Fort Niobrara Military Reservation in Ne braska. It has been fenced in and a general invitation given to all birds to come in and have a good time at Uncle Sam's expense. A considerable amount of attention is now being given to the cultivation of wild plants and weeds bearing the seeds which the birds prefer as food. A list of these seed-bearing plants has been compiled by the Department of Agriculture and may be secured by any bird lover. A number of women's clubs are having these plants culti vated in public parks for the benefit of the birds of the community. The cat is the greatest menace to the bird life of the country and much consideration is now being given to some plan for restricting the feline race. In residential districts, stray cats can be abolished by the pound or some other restrictive measure. Even the most cherished pet cat cannot, however, be entirely cured of bird eating proclivities. In some communi ties, inverted tin collars, of sufficient size to prevent Puss from climbing over them, are being fastened upon all trees in which birds are nesting. But it is not only in the towns and villages that the cat interferes with bird life. Millions of cats are now to be found scattered throughout the woods of the entire country. They are animals which have escaped or been driven out from domesticity and have returned to their native wild state. The habit of taking unwel come cats to the edge of the woods and dumping them there is costing the : lives of millions of young birds each i year. Exterminating Many Cats Trappers, during the last ten years have been capturing many cats in the snares set for animals bearing more valuable fur. They are already be ginning a vigorous campaign of vat extermination and many sportsmen are joining in it. A naturalist, who was two years ago conducting a scientific study of the physical resources of Central Cali fornia, came upon an especially at tractive forest which was literally swarming with cats. He only found four bird nests in an area of over twenty miles and was fortunate enough to rescue one of these from a cat 1 which was creeping up to secure a I breakfast of young birds. He ordered I his men to destroy as many cats as possible. Several other parties made i war upon the cats and a visit to the 1 forest this summer showed that an encouragingly large number of birds : had returned to a forest which nature j had designed for their use. The Audubon Society is now facing : a division upon the cat question. A j canvas of the oats in a Massachusetts i township last Spring was followed by a request that restrictive measures bo ; taken for the sake of the birds. But j many members of the Audubon So ciety are lovers of cats as well as birds and the wholesale cat exter mination advocated by part of the organization is meeting with opposi tion. Some of the census enumerators are volunteering reports as to' the number of cats in the neighborhoods iin which the canvasses are made. ! Such information may have some tm j portant bearing upon the situation. ' ARTIST PfT OX ADVISORY COMMIITTEE FOR CARNIVAL/ J. A. War Low, an artist of 41 North 1 Seventeenth street, has been added to i the advisory committee on decorations for the water carnival parade. Mr. Warlow has already furnished several designs, and will be glad to assist [local firms in any way possible. i MANAGER JACK Dill FAVORS JARRISBURG Would Like to Play His Team at Island Park Next Season i Manager Jack Dunn, of Richmond, is ready to boost Harrisburg for In ternational baseball next sea son. This Rood news was brought yes terday by President Frank DeWan, of the Harrisburg club. There is a strong probability that Richmond will be transferred to a more advantageous location. Manager Dunn said during the re cent series at Richmond that he was ready to take up the Harrisburg propo sition in case the New York Americans did not exercise their option on the Harrisburg club. Rochester and To ronto are both lined up for this city. Manager DeWan said: "Conditions under which Harrisburg may continue as an International League city will be outlined some time during December. What these conditions will be no one can tell at this time. They will likely cover plans for necessary improvements at the baseball field and coupon book ar rangements covering part of the ex pense. In mv opinion there will he no demands Harrisburg cannot meet." INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE SCORES At Buffalo— R. H. E. Richmond .. 00010400 o—a 9 1 Buffalo 002 0 0011 o—4 112 Batteries: McHale and Sweeney; Bader and Onslow. At Rochester— R. H. E. Providence . 20000100 o—3 9 3 Rochester .. 00000050 x—s 8 2 Batteries: Ocschger and Haley; Erickson. Herche and Williams. At Montreal —Jersey City-Montreal, postponed, rain. Scarcity of Steel Cuts Down Output of Fords Special to The Telegraph New York, Sept. 9. An extra ordinary development in the steel situ ation became known yesterday. Ow ing to inability to secure good steel deliveries, production of the Ford Motor Company during July and August was cut down from a normal capacity of 1,000 cars daily to about 300 cars a day. With this condition applying to the Ford company, it was thought in the trade that other auto mobile manufacturers were doubtless experiencing similar conditions. The United States Steel Corporation will issue on Friday its August ton r nage statement. Little if any Increase in the amount of unfilled tonnage on September 1 is looked for. China Would Extend Relations With U. S. Washington. D. C., Sept. 9.—Dr. E. E. Pratt, chief of the Bureau of For eign and Domestic Commerce, an nounced to-day the receipt of a letter from David Z. T. Yui, secretary of the Chinese Commercial Commissioners, who recently toured America, sug gesting that the United States and China should "join hands to make the best use of present opportunities" for increasing trade. Mr. Yui has charge of the lecture department of the national committee of the Young Men's Christian Association of China. | He offered to make use of advertising | material from American manufactur- | frs in lectures on commerce and in- j dustry. Considerable material in the form of motion films, charts, maps I and pictures from several American firms already is in use. Five Accuse Peterson as Slayer of S. S. Cord By Associated Press Philadelphia. Sept. 9.—Five per sons out of eight, who saw a man standing beside a body on the River road. Pensauken township, N. J., the I night before the shot-riddled body of SamueK S. Cord, real estate man of Laurel Springs. N. J., was found in a hollow beside the road a week ago last j Tuesday, have, according to the Cam- I den county prosecutor's office, partial lly identified Olaf L. Peteson, busi |ness partner of the wear man, who is [held in the county courthouse as a ma terial witness, as the man they saw. COMMISSIONER RILLING BUYS KENNEDY HOME Chief among the realty transactions recorded to-day was the transfer of 2837 North Front street from Mrs. Flora V., widow of George G. Ken ! nedy, formerly superintendent of the I city water department, to John S. Rill ing, member of the Public Service Commission of Pennsylvania. The con sideration was $11,500. Other transfers included: D. O. Hursh to William S. Harris, 55 North Seventeenth street, $10; H. L. Arnold's heirs to M. Stella Arnold, 1629 Derry street, sl. tW Who T|B Your Win* j dows and We Want To for the most excellent reasons, because we're in the business and need the money and be cause our rates are so low and our work so superior you can't afford to do it yourself; we use no chemicals. Harrisburg Window Cleaning Co. OFFICE—BOB EAST ST. Bell Phone 631 -J Vbhhmmhhm/ SEPTEMBER 9, 1915. SHELL RACES WILL FEATURE WATER FETE| [Continued from First Page.] will, be decided at a meeting to-night of the local committee. Each crew will have its own shell.! The shells will be shipped to Harris burg on or about Monday, September 20. On their arrival in Harrisburg it is proposed to have the members of Chairman Hoffert's committees meet the Philadelphia rowers and escort them to their hotel. The committees and P'.-.iladelphia guests will march up Market street to Market Square. The four single shells, and two four-oar boats will be carried In the parade and will be placed on exhibition in Market Square for sev eral hours after which they will be sent to one of the local hoathouses. The members of the Fatrmount As sociation who will participate will train every morning and evening in preparation for the races. There is considerable rivalry between the crews coming to Harrisburg and spirited competition is expected. Fireworks Program to Be Bigger Than First Planned by Committee Plans for boat positions during the fireworks display are being worked out. Chairman Hoffert stated to-day that the pyrotechnic display would be increased 100 per cent. Additional funds were offered the committee and it will be expended in securing many new features. Entries for the water sports are coming in daily. Some local swim mers have not sent in their entries. Chairman Hoffert is anxious to have a complete list by Tuesday next. While the entry list will not close until noon, September 24, it is requested that prospective participants send in their names at once. Forty New Members Added to Celebration Reception Committee: Chairman Donald McCormick of the reception committee has called a meeting for to-morrow morning at 11 o'clock. The meeting will be held in the rooms of the Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce. Chairman McCormick has added forty new members to his committee. The membership now In cludes: Donald McCormick, chairman: An drew Patterson. Croll Keller, John C. Herman, John C. Motter, John Sout ter. George E. Zellers, Arthur H. Bailey, William H. Bennethum, Sr., O. P. Beckley, W. R. Blough, B. F. Blough, J. William Bowman. Martin A. Brinton, Burns and Company. H. O. Miller, W. E. Orth. W. H. Metzger, C. C. Crispen. Dr. E. L. Dcnnlston, P. G. Diener, E. R. Eckenrode, John Grey, Stanley Jean. Frank A. Smith, I George A. Hall, C. M. Kaltwasser, Frank B. Musser, T. L. Wallace, Edgar D. Hilleary, Forrest Hunter. C. W. Irwin. David Kaufman, William J. Lescure, John F. Sweeney, Fred L. Morgenthaler, W. G. Starry, A. K. Walton. Ira P. Romberger, William B. Schleisner. Bernard Schmidt, Rob | ert A. Enders, William P. Starkey, A. A. Wert, John G. Young, and W. J. ; Rose. Review of Fire Apparatus Planned by Taylor Commissioner M. Harvey Taylor who is arranging for the automobile trip over the city, taking in all Improve ments, has added another feature to the list. He will show old and mod ern fire apparatus. As an opening feature to the trip. Commissioner Taylor is planning to | have an exhibit first of the old ap paratus. and is negotiating now to 'get an old hand pumping engine used lin Harrisburg during the 60's which |is now located in the Cumberland Valley. At intervals of two minutes, each piece of apparatus will pass in review of the auto guests. Six dif ferent styles will be shown and then will come Harrisburg's new automo bile fire fighting equipment. The guide book for the auto trip was expected to be ready for the prin ter to-day. The committee on invita tions, of which W. M. Ogelsby is chair man, met yesterday and completed the list of guests. Invitations are now be j ing printed and will be mailed Tues : day, September 14. President Henderson Gilbert, of the Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce, said to-day that he hoped to have all details of the great Municipal Cele bration completed by Tuesday next, when the official program would be prepared for the printer and that the committees have practically completed plans with the exception of a few minor arrangements. OPPOSES CONFERENCE By Associated Press Washington, D. C., Sept. 9.—Secre tary Lansing announced to-day that General Carransa's reply to the Pan- American peace appeal was expected to-morrow or Saturday. The secre tary said he had no advices as to its nature. Unofficial reports, however, indicate Carranza will decline to enter a joint conference of the Mexican factions. There are none so blind as those who will not see. There are none so careless as those who will not take advantage of a good nickel smoke when all they have to do is ASK for King Oscar 5c Cigars I Get all thatVcoming to you for your nickel. Regularly Good For 24 Years DR. DIXON SPEAKS ON HEALTH CONDITIONS Discusses the Outbreaks at Dan-k ville and Erie Where State Officers Are at Work Commissioner of Health Samuel G. Dixon, when interviewed relative to the present epidemic of infantile par alysis at Erte which is alarming the residents of that city, said: "Poliomyelitis has been known to the medical profession of the world since 1840, and in America since 1896. Epidemics of considerable size have being reported at varying intervals throughout the North Temperate Zone from 1887 to the present time, the first great outbreak in this country occur ring in Vermont in 1894. Serious and far-reaching epidemics occurred in the United States in 1910 and subsequent ly. Pennsylvania had an epidemic of neary two hundred cases in the vi cinity of Dußois and EauClaire, Ridg way and Oil City in 1907, a small out break in the vicinity of Gettysburg in 1908 and a State-wide outbreak in 1910, including a total of more than 1,000 cases. , "The disease is sudden and insid ious in onset, accompanied by diges tive disturbances, slight fever and of ten considerable stupor, a red rash ap pearing in some Instances. The aver age case without appearing to be very sick at any time is only diagnosed about four or five days later'when paralysis occurs. "With the successful inoculation of monkeys in 1910 by virus from the brains or spinal cords secured from children dead of the disease, new in terest was aroused and since then re search workers in all parts of the world have sought the cause. "The causative factor is so small that it will pass readily through' the best of filters any may be found best with dark field microscopes of great magnification. In the department's research laboratories we have often transmitted infection from monkey to monkey. How it is transmitted fronr man to man is still in doubt, al though much evidence has accomu lated that would point the finger of suspicion toward biting insects. "It is well to disinfect all dwellings at the conclusion of the disease with both formaldehyde gas and with sul phur, sulphur to insure destruction of insect life; and if stables are near, to have them thoroughly disinfected and put in sanitary condition. Damp houses should be thoroughly dried out with heat." Taft Says Practically All Radical Reforms Have Lost Their Purpose Special to The Telegraph Seattle, Wash., Sept. 9.—Ex-Presi dent William H. Taft to-day told the American Bankers' Association, ii>e convention here, that practically all of the radical reforms attempted in con nection with politics, railroads and "big business" had failed of their pur pose, causing the nation to halt in its progress, and that there must now be a "retracing to the line of moderation and justice." ANNUAL TENNIS TOURNEY IS NOW WELL UNDER WAY Matches in the annual tournament of the Harrisburg Tennis Association started yesterday afternoon at the Twelfth street playgrounds. This morning Miss Hannah Scott lost to Miss Eva Johnson, score 6-4, 3-6 and 4-6. Players this afternoon were: Bibbs vs. Sample: W. Marshall vs. Coles; Layton vs. R. Davis: Alex ander vs. Brown; P. Allen vs. S. Davis. Yesterday afternoon Ralph War rick defeated "Pat" Taylor, 5-7, 9-7, 6-4. Elmer Bront won from Allen Carter, 7-5, 6-1, and Jerry Marshall won from J. E. Garrett, 6-1, 6-1. MAY DISMISS MIDSHIPMEN By Associated Press Washington, D. C., Sept. 9. —Seven midshipmen have been recommended for dismissal from the Naval Academy by the acting superintendent for haz ing or for falsehoods in connection with the recent hazing Investigation. CHICKEN CORN SOUP For the benefit of the Heckton Church, a chicken corn soup supper will be held in Seam's orchard, at Heckton, Saturday night. Resorts DOUBLING GAP. PA. White Sulphur Springs Hotel DOUBLING GAP. PA., Via KenTllle Noted for its refined patronage, numerous medicinal springs, natural beauty, and abundance of fresh vege tables which aid In emphasizing ex cellent table service. Special attention along witb reduced rates will be given to Harrlsburgpatrons during the month of August. For prompt reply inquire of Mrs. G. A. Freyer.