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Dumb a Expresses Little Surprise at Lansing's Action in Seeking His Recall
HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH LXXXIV— No. 211 SUITE DEPARTMENT ANXIOUSLY AWAITING AUSTRIA - HUNGARY'S RECALL OFDR. DUMDA Ambassador Expresses No Surprise at Secretary Lan sing's Acting in Seeking His Withdrawal From Dip lomatic Forces REPORTED THAT HE HAS GONE TO SUMMER HOME Refusal to Recall Dumba May Lead to Serious Complica tions and May Result in Severing of All Diplomatic Relations By Associated Press Washington, Sept. 10.—President Wilson's request to Austria to recall her ambassador, Dr. Constantin Theo dora Dumba, has brought about a sit uatiort which contains possibilities of extending to the other diplomats of the Germanic allies. Dr. Dumba used James F. J. Archi bald, an American bearing an Ameri can passport, as a messenger to carry a communication to the Vienna For eign office, although it has not been called officially to the attention of this government, the State Department un destands unofficially that Arhcibald also carried a communication for Cap tan Von Papen, military attache of the German embassy. Secretary Lansing said to-day that the American government considered the sending of any communication in the manner which Dr. Dumba used an abuse of an American passport. While all officials refused to discuss A'te situation further, it is known that "he activities of Consul General Von Xuber, of Austria, a.s well as those of Count Von BernstorfT. the German em bassador. are again being reviewed by the State Department. Captain Von Papen's letter, which was a private communication to his wife, is now on its way to the State Department from London. Officials said the fact that it was a private and not an official communication, did not alter the case any. It is understood that the writer made slighting refer ences to American officials. Enclosure Awaited Another document for which offi cials are awaiting is an enclosure in Dr. Dumba's letter which referred to negotiations between Consul General Von Nuber and the editor of a for eign language newspaper concerning bringing about strikes in the Bethle hem Works and other war munitions factories. It was made plain, however, that while the State Department for some time has been fully advised of the ac tivities of Count Von Bernstorff he was not involved to the extent of be ing in the same position as Dr. Dum ba but that there was serious consid eration of whether Captain Von Pa pen or Consul General Von Nuber should be allowed to remain longer in the country. Archibald also carried a communi [Continued on Page 13.] Twentieth Annual Teachers' Institute Begins Tonight The opening session of the twentieth p.nnual teachers' institute of the Har risburg schools will be held in the auditorium of Central high school this evening at 7.45 o'clock. The con cluding session will be held to-morrow morning. Under the direction of Professor E. G. Rose, music will be furnished by an orchestra. The Rev. Dr. W. N. Yates will conduct the devotional ex ercises. An address on "Education that Educates" will then be delivered by Dr. A. E. Winship, editor of the Journal of Education, of Boston. Pro fessor James L. Allison, superintend ent of the Wilkinsburg schools, will speak on "Some of the Teacher's Prob lems." Addresses on "Personality" by Dr. Winship and "The Teacher's Encour agements" by Superintendent Allison •will feature to-morrow morning's meetings. ! THE WEATHER For Harrfshurg nod vicinity: Fair to-night and probably Saturday; cooler to-night. For Eastern Pen na yl van Ia: Fair to night and probably Saturday; not quite no warm to-night; light, variable wlnda. jm River The Susquehanna river and Ita principal brancbea will fall nlow ly or remain nearly stationary. A stage of about 3.<t fet In Indi cated for Harrlahurg Saturday morning. General Condition* An area of high prennure cover* the greater part of the country cant of the Mlanlnslppl river and fn nepnrated from another high that ban appeared in the Northwest by a trough of low prennure extending from New Mexico northeastward into the Mlnnlnaippl Valley, femperntures are 2 to 8 degree* higher thl* morning In New Eng land and thence southward along the Atlantic coast to Florida. Temperature* fi a. m., 7fl. Nuns Rlne*, 5:41 a. m.; sets, 6:23 p. m. Moon: First quarter, September IH, 2>21 p. m. River Stagei 3.7 feet above low water mark. Yesterday's Weather Highest temperature, 00. lowest temperature. «0. Mean temperature. 80. Normal temperature, 67. PRESIDENT STUDIES BERMMIY'S HE 11 SINKING OE ARABIC Intimate That Some Time Will Be Required to Determine Atti tude of U. S. REFUSES TO PAY INDEMNITY Berlin Willing, However, to Sub mit Matter of Reparation to The Hague By Associated Press Washington, D. C., Sept. 10.—Presi dent Wilson and his advisers began consideration to-day of Germany's note explaining the sinking of the White Star liner Arabic. The com munication was understood to be of considerable length and there were no intimations of the time that would be required for determining the govern ment's attitude. While the text of the memorandum as received from Berlin in press dis patches was published to-day, officials refused to make any comment pending a complete study of the official note forwarded by Ambassador Gerard. The newspaper text, which stated Germany refused to admit obligation to pay indemnity for American lives lost, even if it should develop that the submarine commander was in error in thinking the Arabic meant to ram him. was widely commented upon. Previous dispatches had stated Ger many would offer to submit the mat ter of reparation to The Hague. Inti mations then followed from high offi cials here that such a proposition would be acceptable. However, there had been no suggestion at that time of any proposition to arbitrate on the question of the submersible's rights to torpedo a liner under circumstances described in the Arabic case. In their consideration of their new note President Wilson and Secretary Lansing will give consideration to as surances recently expressed that Ger man submarine commanders had been [Continued on Page 13.] Final Decree in Steel Trust Case Is Filed Trenton, N. J.. Sept. 10.—The final decree in the suit of the Federal gov ernment against the United States Steeel Corporation was filed in the district court of New Jersey to-day. Judge Butflngton, filed the decree per sonally. The document was very brief. It merely stated that the suit had been filed, tried and decided and that the suit should be dismissed. It was signed by the four judges who tried the case—Buffington, McPherson, Woolley and Hunt. The briefness of the decree was a surprise to those who have followed the case. . The decision in the case was handed down on June 3. The government has already announced that it would take an appeal to the United States Su preme Court. Site For Marker of Harris Ferry Chosen In Harris park twenty feet south of Washington street and about ten feet west of and facing upon Front street, the great boulder that will mark the old John Harris ferry land ing on the banks of the Susquehanna will be placed by the Pennsylvania Historical Commission with befitting ceremonies September 24. At Fort Hunter a stone has been selected for the purpose. It weighs more than a ton, is about four feet high, more than three feet wide and about a foot thick. On the face of the bowlder will be a bronze keystone, designed by Thomas Lynch Montgomery, curator of the commission, which will bear this in scription: On the river bank a short dis tance west of this stone was the landing of Harris' Ferry, the most historic crossing on the Susque hanna. A great part of the early migration into Western Pennsyl vania and the Ohio Valley passed this way. The ferry right was first granted to John Harris, father of the founder of Harrls burg in December, 1733. For over half a century the site of I-larrls burg was known as Harris' Ferry. Erected by the Pennsylvania Historical Commission September 24, 1915. The ceremonies incident to the plac ing of the marker will begin at 1 o'clock and a feature of the program will be the address of Dr. George P. Donahue, Coudersport. At the con clusion of his talk he will present a copy of the original grant of the ferry right given to Harris by the descen dants of William Penn. to Theodore Klein, president of the Dauphin coun ty Historical society. DI TCH FIRE OX ZEPPELIN By Associated Press Amsterdam, Sept. 10, via London, 10:10 a. m.—The Maasbode says it has been informed by its Roozendaal cor rc-.spondent that a Zeppelin coming from Belgium and flying at a great height was shot at by Dutch frontier guards last night, whereupon it Im mediately turned in a southerly direc tion. STEAMER KANKAKEE ARRIVES By Associated Press New York, Sept. 10.—.-The steamer Kankakee, formerly the Norwegian steamer Lapland, arrived here to-day from Barrow-in-Furness, where she had been held for a long time by Brit ish authorities. The steamer sailed from New York March 23 with a gen eral cargo for Copenhagen. WILL NOT CARRY HEAVY MAILS London, Sept. 10.—A dispatch to Router's from Copenhagen stated that owing to the impassable state of the Russian roads the German army head quarters has appealed to the public through the press to abstain from sending parcels or heavy letters to tho troops in the eastern theater of the i war. HARRISBURG, PA., FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1915. EYES OF THE WEST ON PENNA. DURING STATE'S DAY AT FAIR SCENES FROM PENNSYLVANIA DAT AT THE FAIR Hernian P. Miller, Jr., of this city, took pictures of the Pennsylvania Dav observance nt w.,. >^„ Mr C \niler himqpff Te lf Mf Ph Mi T he chtnßS at ,he to P show Governor Brumbaugh delivering his address and uncled Prof Harria J Ryan out on th Tcoast Pa " examinin S the Liberty Bell. Miss Ryan is visiting her The picture below shows Lieutenant Governor McClain leading in the singing of "Pennsylvania." A. G. SPALDING DIES AT SAN DIEGO HOME Famous as Pioneer of Baseball; Started Life as Grocery Clerk San Diego, Cal., Sept. 10.—Funeral services will be held to-morrow for Albert Goodwill Spalding, one of tho pioneers of baseball, from the family home at Point Loma, where he died suddenly last night. The ceremony is to be private and will be followed by cremation. For the last ten days Mr. Spalding apparently had been rallying from what was supposed to have been a slight paralytic stroke, and yester day he seemed in good spirits. Besides his widow, Mr. Spalding is survived by three sons, Albert Good will Spalding, Jr., Keith Spalding and Durand Churchill, a son by adoption. Keith Spalding resides in Chicago; I Churchill and Albert G. Spalding are in Europe. His sister. Mrs. W. T. Brown and mother reside in Orange, [Continued on Page 12.] FRENCH AVIATORS BURIED WITH HONORS BY GERMANS Geneva, Sept. 10, via London, 10:50 a. m. —Two French aviators were killed at Deyingen, Alsace, when their machine struck barbed wire entangle ments as they were making a landing, causing the explosion of bombs aboard the aeroplane. They had been forced : to descend because of motor trouble. The airmen were buried by the Ger mans with military honors. NEW TRAINING CAMP STARTS Platteburg, N. Y., Sept. 10. The second camp for the military instruc tion of businessmen opened in Platts burg this week. The camp already has a membership of over HOO, and more recruits are expected during the next few days. Capt. Dorey, the comman der of the former camp is again in charge. His Adjutant is Capt. John son. Practically all of the leading col leges are represented in the new camp. Harvard having 97 men on the rolls, Yale 39, Columbia 28, Princeton 21 and Cornell 15. AMMUNITIONS EXPLODED Constantinople. Sept. 9, via London, Sept. 10, 7:55 a .m.—The following official statement was issued to-day at the Turkish War Office: "At Anafarta our artillery fire against enemy positions south of Hazmak Dere caused explosions of am munition and shells In enemy trench es Wednesday. At Ari Burnu the enemy unsuccessfully dropped shells i on our left wing." j Big Throngs Crowd Around to Hear Governor and Pennsylvania 0 ffi cia 1 s Make Address of Occasion (Special Correspondence of the Telegraph.) By HERMAN P. MILLER, Jr. San Francisco, Sept. 4.—The gen erous hospitality extended to Gover nor Brumbaugh and his party by the exposition, city and State officials dur ing his visit here reached its climax to-day, which has been designated as Pennsylvania Day. Many of the ex hibitors held special programs in hon or of the day, but the chief Interest was centered around the Pennsylva nia pavilion and the exercises held there. Governor Brumbaugh entered the Exposition together with the other members of his party and escorted by the Second Battalion of the National Guard of Pennsylvania and a squad ron of United States Cavalry at 2 o'clock. Upon reaching the Pennsyl vania building, the party proceeded to the reviewing stand on the north [Continued on Page 13.] ARTILLERY FIGHTING OH PENINSUIi NOTED OfficiaJ Statement Issued in Con stantinople Tells of Engage ment on Gallipoli Officials at Washington decline to make any comment on the German government's note in explanation of the sinking of the liner Arabic, pend ing study of the text of the note as transmitted by Ambassador Gerard. Although Bulgaria's relations with Turkey are excellent she has assumed no political obligations for the future in connection with the Dedaghatch railroad concessions from Turkey, the Bulgarian premier Vasell RadoslavofT, declares. Bulgaria is treating with both the entente powers and the cen tral powers, but the Bulgarian govern ment intehds to adhere to Its policy of neutrality so long as Bulgaria's in terests are not endangered, the premier states. Only artillery fighting on the Gallipoli peninsula Is reported in the current official statement from Con stantinople. The Anglo-French financial commis sion appointed to adjust the exchange situation with the United States has reached New York. PROMINENT MEN ON TICITH PROGRESS Give Opinion on Rapid Stride in Improvement During Stride Fifteen Years The Telegraph prints herewith the opinions which prominent citizens, bankers, businessmen, merchants and professional meiy hold with regard to the city of Harrisburg, its progress and Improvements, and the rapid strides which have been taken in the last fourteen years, as a result of the famous campaign in 1901-1902, when the movement for municipal better ment began. It Is the belief of every one of these men that Harrisburg has reason to pride herself on her ac complishments, but that the work ought not to stop there. There is al ways something bigger to be accom plished. The sentiment of the com [Continued on Page 15.] Why Build Big Navy? Bryan Solves It AH By Associated Press Chicago, 111., Sept. 10. —William J. Bryan has what he regards as a dandy strategic plan for national defense. His contention is that with twelve | highways leading from coast to coast the American farmers who would flght a foreign foe could seize their guns and mobilize quickly at certain given points by riding to them in their motor cars. The plan was announced In the course of a speech on "The Causeless \V#r" given at the First Presbyterian I church in Oak Park and in other ad- I dresses delivered in Chicago. Mr Bryan speaking to reporters at the University Club just before he left the city to-day not only admitted that he said It but defended it. He was es pecially wroth at the criticisms that such roads might serve the enemy for the transport of artillery. DUGAN GRANTED PAROLE. By Associated Press Trenton, N. J„ Sept. 10.—The Court of Pardons to-day announced that a parole has been granted to Daniel A. Dugan, Jr., of Orange. Dugan is a son of Judge Daniel A. Dugan of the Orange district court. Young Dugan was serving a sentence of from five to ten years for manslaughter. While driving an automobile in Newark he j ran down and caused the death of! Leo McDermott. Dugan had served I about twe year* In State'i prison. J 16 PAGES * POSTSCRIPT FRENCH ID BRITISH FINANCE COMMISSI ARRIVES IN NEW YORKj Members of Party Greeted by J. P. Morgan and H. P. Davison FORMAL STATEMENT ISSUED Prominent New York Bankers Will Meet Visitors This Afternoon New York, Sept. 10. The joint! Anglo-French financial commission of i six members, deputized by Great Brit-1 ain and France to adjust the foreign exchange situation here, reached New or '< to-day aboard the steamship Lapland from Liverpool. They were met at Quarantine by J. P. Morgan and H. P. Davison of the Morgan firm, who escorted them to their headquarters here. A formal statement, issued on the commission's behalf, was the only ex pression made by any member of the party for publication. This statement issued at Quarantine, reads: The joint Anglo-French mission under the chairmanship of Lord Read tContinued on Pago 4.] British Use U. S. Flag to Sink Submarine By Associated Press New York, Sept. 10.—Confirmation of the London report that a German submarine was sunk on August 19, while shelling the British steamer Nicosian, was recefved heer to-dav with the arrival of the steamer Lap land. It was also learned that the British patrol boat, which sank the [submarine, flew an American (lag while approaching. MEKCURY XKAR no TO-DAY i Slight relief from the wilting tem perature of yesterday and to-day is promised for to-night when a small disturbance from the lake region is expected to reach this vicinity. Yes terday the official thermometer mount ed to 00, an excess of thirteen degrees for this date. At 81 degrees last night at 8 o'clock it was 10 degrees higher tlian at 8 o'clock in the morning. It touched that mark to-day. FRENCH TRENCHES CAPTURED Berlin, Sept. 10, via London, 3.45 P. M. French trenches near Schratzmannele and Hartmans-Weilerkopf in the Vosges have been captured by storm by German troops, army headquarters officially announced to-day. Washington, Sept. 10. —The Federal Reserve Board to day revised its regulations governing resdiscount of bankers' acceptances by Federal Reserve Banks. Its action may paw the way toward the establishment of the credit loan sought by the Anglo-French Commission now in the United States. Officials of the board declared, however, that the visit of the commission never had been discussed. Boston, Sept. 10.—John N. Durick, of the South Boston district jumped from the twenty-sixth story of the new cus tom house tower this afternoon and was killed. It is be lieved he was unnerved by the oppressive heat. Petrograd, Sept. 10, via London, 2.10 P. M.—Consul tations regarding the forming of a new cabinet are in pro gress. The public is awaiting with keep interest the result of these conferences. UNION REJECTS RESOLUTION Bristol, Eng., Sept. 10, Noon.—The trades union con gress representing more than 3,000,000 organized English workingmen, rejected by an overwhelming vote to-day a resolution calling upon the Parliamentary Committee of the labor party to formulate and advocate terms of peace sat isfactory to the working classes. DUMBA AND BERNSTORFF IN CONFERENCE New York, Sept. 10.—Dr. Constantin Theodore Dumba, ambassador from Austria-Hungary whose recall has been asked for by the United States government to-day conferred in his suite in an uptown hotel with Count Von BernstorfF,' the German ambassador. The subject of the conference could not be ascertained. CARRANZA OPPOSES CONFERENCE Washington, Sept. 10.—General Carranza in his reply to the Pan-American conferees it was learned here to-day, will agree to any international aspects of the Mexican situau--'. but wtii decline to enter a conference on infrnal affairs. MARRIAGE LICENSES Albert B. Mlchener and Maude A. Peace, city. Earl E. Thomaa. Steel ton. and Enther Thompson Shakespeare, city. Hash C. Stuart aad Bessie I. Smith, cltr. SCOOOS METHOD OF KEEPING RECORDS IT THE H'B'O HOSPITAL Coroner Eckinger Alleges Au thorities of Institution Fail to File Names According to Law JITNEY VICTIM DIES; HADN'T DRIVER'S NAME County Officer to Notify Dis trict Attorney; Superin tendent Says Rules Must Be Enforced Failure on the part of the Harris hurg Hospital authorities to get the name of a jitney driver who last night ran down and fatally injured 13-year old George Kennedy, 1046 South Cam eron street, will result in an early in vestigation into the methods of keep ing records at that institution, de clared Coroner Jacob Eckinger to day. The lad, a son of George W. Ken nedy, city school director, was in a dying condition when brought to the hospital by the Jitney driver who had run him down at 8 o'clock last night. But for some strange reason, the cor oner said to-day, the authorities made no effort to get the driver's name and did not notify him of the case. The boy died this morn'.ng about 5.30 o'clock, but the coroner did not learn of the death until asked by a. [Continued on Page 2.] To Resume Work on River Dam Monday Work on the city dam across the i Susquehanna at Dock street will be (resumed Monday. At least a hundred concrete slabq weighing a ton or more each, must be placed in position in the top tier on the northern face of the obstruc tion and City Commissioner W. H. Lynch, superintendent of streets and public improvements, Is anxious to complete this job before the big mu nicipal Improvement Celebration, Sep tember 23-24-25.