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HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH LXXXIV— No. 250 TO SAVE HIS FACE ROYAL VOTED FOR LOWER Bowman, Father of Ordi nance, Declares Mayor Agreed Only Under Protest to Redaction From 9Vz to 9 Mills; City's Executive Bitterly Opposed Giving People Benefit of Reduc tion; Finally Went Along For Fear of Public Cen sure Mayor John K. Royal voted under protest to reduce the city mill rate from nine and a half to nine mills only to "save his political face." City Commissioner Harry F. Bow man, Superintendent of Public Safety, and the father of the nine mill tax rate ordinance for 1915, made that statement to-day in a vigorous reply to the. Royal organ's declaration that the Mayor was responsible for the re duction of the 1915 tax rate. Commissioner Bowman merely re fers to the conferences that the en tire Council had on the millage ques tion before the ordinance was intro duced, refers to Mr. Royal's bitter opposition of the efforts of Messrs. Taylor and Lynch to gi\ e the people of the city the benefit of the reduc tion. and of the city's chief executive's reluctant affirmative vote on the tinal passage of the measure. The statement follows: "When the question of reduc ing the mill rate for the year 19l."» was raised, 1 suggested at one of our conferences to reduce the mill rate front nine aiul one-lialf mills to nine mills. The matter was thoroughly discussed at executive conferences, at which all mem* l»crs of the Council were present. Mr. Taylor and Mr. Lynch agreed, at once, with me that this was possible. Mr. (iorgas also finally agreed that it could In- done, while Mr. Royal bitterly opposed the purpose and at all ot our later conferences opposed llie measure. I finally introduced the ordinance on December tail. "I'pon passage of this ordi nance Mr. Hoyal spoke on the floor of Council protesting against passage, stating that next year would tie forced to replace the addition one-lialf mill. We all took sides that even if this were true, the taxpayers would be re lieved at least for one year. Mr. Royal voted with all of us to pa.«s the ordinance for fear of public censure. "in other words. Mayor Royal voted along with the rest ol' us under protest, to save his political face. "I want to su> at this time, that •n>self. a* well as the other three couucilmen. Messrs. t-orga-, Lynch and Taylor, know that (lie city government for the year IHIO can Ik- operated on the same mill rate tliat it was run for the jear IMI.Y .So too. I believe, does Mayor Royal, only he will not ad mit it until after November j. "Our efforts will all be lent in that direction." In addition to inaugurating and boosting the movement in Citv Council that led to the lopping off of a half mill rroin the city tax rate, Commis- . sioner Bowman did a lot of other things that will go down in Harris burg s history of "things well done." ! Some "Things Well Done" I'or instance, Mr. Bowman reduced the minimum water rate from $6 to $5 anc. lowered the price of water meters from SI 1.50 to 38.50. The water rate to private dwellings was cut from 12 4 to 10 cents per 100 cubic feet, which bl'rfiJu ,h . at ,' hc householder gets the 1 eneflt of _0 per cent, more water under the present rate of *5 than he got ror Sb. The rates for hotels and manufacturers were reduced from r!L Cent f to 9 cen,s P er 1 - 000 gallons, ther important works of Commis-1 In ,he water ,lepart ment included the installation of a new f! SV u tem at ,he Pumping station which a saving of 36 per cent in' the use of coal la possible. The com. ' mlssioner also bought the pumping ■ tation coal for 57 cents per ton less than in previous years. llow much I hat amounts to in a year can be fig- ! urea out for one's self when it is understood that some 5,000 tons are purchased. By Inaugurating a bid ad- i r Mr Bo "'"an saved „T, i u Per cent ' on wa,er PiPe. Just $1,444.08 was saved, inddentallv in the cost of alum. All told $32,485 71 was saved in the operating expenses ! through careful and economical man agement over the expenditures of the previous year and the net profit of the department for 1914 totaled $84,441.65! Protected Business District Protection of the city's business dIs [THE WEATHER. For Harrlaliarß unit vlelnlfri Fair and mrmrr to-night nnd TueH «ln y. Fur EaMeni l'rnnxylt nnln: Fair an«l warmer to-nlghti Tueadny partly oluudy and tiarineri mod erate ea*t and NOuthruNt wldilr, ' River / The SuHf]iiehniinn river and nil Ita •rlhutarie* ulll mil *lowly or re main nearly ntntlonary. A Ntnur of about 4.4 fret in Indleated for ilarrlMburK Tumilq}' niorninis. .. J Genern l Condition* A wHI defined depre«Mlon from tlte extreme \ortiiweat in eentral orer Manitoba t h |« morning, reaching »out heaat» ard Into the I pper Ml»«l»i.lpp| Valley and the I.nke Reclon. I'eeNfture la lilkli alonti the Vtiantle neahoard and Hooky Mountain n ud Plateau rrglonn. 1 Jan on Saturday In the Middle Atlantic State* with freeslnK ft*mporatnrr and killing fro«t» generally In the Suaque hanna > alley. Temperatures S a. m.. 34. *un: Rlaea, 9,27 a. m.; aeta, 5:07 , p. m. Moon: Rlaea, TiDI p. m . River Stasie: |.« feet above low water mark. ... Veaterday'a Weather IliKheat temperature, 84. I.owest temperature, .IS. Mean temperature, 4(1. formal temperature, 51. < HARRY F. BOWMAN. triet by the placing: of sixteen-inch «ater mains on Front street and on Market to Cameron were among the big improvements Commissioner Bow man completed early in his adminis tration. The job was completed, inci dentally. in record time. Excavations are under way for the placing of the big valve just north of street which will provide a method of extending the city's two ptincipal water mains— the supply and the feed main between the pumping station and the reservoir—under the Paxton creek invert. The water was shut off from the stream to-day at the weir in Wildwood Park by City Com missioner M. Harvey Taylor, super intendent of parka. tiorcas Voted—After a While Sixty thousand of that surplus was imested at 4 per cent, in city bonds, by the way. by Finance Commissioner v.orgas—after Mr. Bowman had sug gested and repeatedly urged Mr. Gor gas and hi? fellow-members of the sinking fund commissioners. Mayor Royal and City Treasurer O. M. Cope lin. to save some money for the city bv this plan. After six months of urg ifig the—matter was a question of finance over which Mr. Gorgas alone has jurisdiction—the ordinance in question was offered in Council. The big constructive work completed bv Mr. Bowman in connection with the city front improvements was the building of the splendid plaza in the rear of the pumping station overlook 'n*.,he Susquehanna. He appropriated $.'.500 for the purpose and the eighteen-foot concrete curving espla nade. prettily planted and lighted, is the result. Thousands of people crowded the broad space during the recent water carnival. Ornamental Street Lighting Commissioner Bowman, incidentally, was responsible for the lighting of Second street from Market to State with the new ornamental standards. Incidentally, he placed cluster lights at State and Third. Derry and Thir teenth and Market and Thirteenth streets and at Mac lay and Sixth streets. And at that practically every im provement that was suggested by Mr. Bowman was flouted and opposed by Mayor Royal and Commissioner Gor eas. However, that was (he storv of the constructive w ork that was accom plished during their respective terms n y Commissioner Bowman's colleagues M. Harvey Tavlor, superintendent of parks and public property, and Wil liam H. Lynch, superintendent of streets and public improvements. iti H \RD WINTERS PREDICTED BY METEROI.OGIC \L AUTHORITY By Associated Press Paris. Oct. 25. The world's rain cycle, beginning in 1902. which thei h reneh meterological authoritv. Abbe ! Moreaux. director of the Bourses ; Observatory, predicted as the result of his study of the sun's face, is now, the Abbe says, ended. He forecasts a| series, though not perhaps quite un-1 broken of twenty-six hard winters I beginning the present year. According to the Abbe, it is lmpos- i sible to say where in Europe the win-; ter cold will be excessive, but probabil ities arc I-'ranee will have t 0 f a „ e i 1 many hard winter eeaso- s during this l | period. PERSONS WITH MUNITION'S LIABLE TO DEATH SENTENCE! Amsterdam, Oct. 24. via London. : <>et. -j. A dispatch from Brussels to the reiegraaf says that General Sauberzwei,- has reminded the popu-l lation that a proclamation in January [ordered that all arms and ammunition! be delivered to the German author!-' ties. The general adds that persons who j are found in possession of arms and' ammuntion after October 25 will be I iliable to the death penalty or impris- 1 onment at hard labor for at least ten I years. Besides the punishment of guilty! persons, communities where they arel found will be lined 10.000 marks (about $2.o00) for every case. Big Car Moves Watchbox; Narrow Escape For Occupant The old watchbox at Third and i Mulberry streets was moved again this morning. It was not an official moving. Three large steel cars loaded i with cinder for a "fill in" were sent : down a side track in Mulberry street. : The track ends at the watchbox. The 1 brake on one of the cars would not' work and the first car went off the 1 track into the watchbox. Harry Witters, the watchman, saw 1 the draft coming and knew something! would hapnen. He got out in time, i The one side of the watchbox was | crushed in. The stove on the inside i was upset, and several lamps broken. The wreck crew from Lemoyne pulled j the car back on the tracks this after- j noon. The building will be repaired. I HEAR REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ; By Associated Press New Haven. Conn., Oct. 25. —The : National Council of Congregational j Chu relief at the fifth day's session to- ! day considered reports from the com- 1 mission on federation and unity and from the committee on relations with I the Episcopal Church. HARRISBURG, PA„ MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 25, 1915. LONE HIGHWAYMAN HALTS AUTOISTS AT POINT OF RIFLE I Assistant Cashier at P. R. R. Freight Station and His Chauffeur Are Robbed HELD UP IX MOUNTAIN [No Chance to Get Away From Bandit Who Threatened to Shoot Halted at the point of a rifle in the hands of a lone highwayman at a de serted spot nlong the mountain road > 1 par Dellville. Perry county, late Sat urday night, Howard D. Hertzler, of 1401 North Sixth street, assistant cashier at the Pennsylvania Railroad freight station, and his chauffeur were relieved of their cold watches, a small sum of money and other valuables. The automobile in which Hertzler! was riding was rolling along rather j cautiously on account of the uneven | road at this place. As the car rounded | a sharp curve the lights fell upon a , masked man standing in the center of the road. As the car neared him the I bandit leveled a rifle at the chauffeur's I head. "Shell out your money!" gruffly com-; manded the robber as the chauffeur, applied the brakes and brought the car to a sudden stop, "and don't be slow about it or I'll tickle this trigger," he added. AVithout further urging Hertzler and his chauffeur stood up in the car and dropped their valuables into the high wayman's hat. which he obligingly tossed alongside the car. "Come on! Don't try to put any thing over," angrily snapped the ban c'it as he poked his gun into the chauf feur's ribs as that individual attempted ' tc sit down without emptying his hip pocket. The pocket was emptied. Then, while still keeping the occu pants of the car covered, the bandit ordered the chauffeur to proceed on his way. "And don't at'empt to come back,'' warned the highwayman as the car acain got under way. "If you do, there'll be some shooting." Mr. Hertzler was en route to the Alpine Club house near Dellville when the holdup occurred. The bandit was a negro, he declared. Congressman Kroider Speaks at Republican Rally in Middleiown The Republican rallies were con tinued Saturday night with a big meeting at Middletown and a some what smaller gathering at Highspire I E. S. Gerberich. a well-known Repub i lit an of the lower end. presided at I Middletown and the principal speaker | was Congressman A. S. Kreider. who | came over from Lebanon countv to , impress upon the voters the impor tance of rolling up a big Republican majority this year in preparation for the national elections next year. Con gressman Kreider received a warm welcome and his speech was repeat jedly interrupted by applause. After I the meeting voters volunteered the ln : formation to the congressman that i prospects were bright for an over .whelming victory in tiie lower end. , All of the candidates except William Houser. for register, and W. W. Ca'd wel. for sheriff, both of whom were . indisposed, were at the meetings and j r.poke. Senator Reidleman also ad j dressed the Middletown meeting. ! To-night there will he rallies at Shellsville and Union Deposit. To ! morrow evening the candidates will be at Hummelstown, Rutherford and I Waltonville. Capt. Swartz Celebrates Birthday by Breaking Up Juvenile Fishing Trip j Captain Henry A. Swartz. 110 Cuin i berland street. Hurrisburg's truant offi cer. was 74 years old to-day. He was , on the job all day and corralled a hall- ' . dozen belligerenra who were going on i [p fishing trip. They will be in school to-morrow or trouble will follow. I "Cap" Swartz, as he is more famil ; iarly known, received maitv congratu lations from his friends. This evening ; he will put in some of his time read , ing postcards sent hini to-dav bv local I teachers and admiring friends. " Dumba Treated Friendly by British Officers Berlin, Oct. 25. via London 10:45 a. : ! m - —Dr. C. T. Dumba, former Austro-• Hungarian ambassador at Washington! [who arrived here yesterday from the | United States to-day gave out the fol lowing interview: "As to the causes which necessi- '■ tated my return to Vienna I need not go into detail. The case has been treated so fully in the press that it is unnecessary to review it. "But if you ask me if the tales are true which were spread about myi trip, which reached a climax in thei report that people on board the steam er avoided me, I can only reply that' the opposite is true. My wife "and ij felt ourselves under the necessity of j conducting ourselves with reserve to- 1 ward our fellow travelers. It was they; who a ~broached us. "I can onlv say that not only ,tlie Americans but also the British marine! officers on board were most friendly to i us in every respect. During our land ing and stay at Falmouth we were treated with every courtesy by British officers." CHARITON" CASE XKARS EM) By Associated Press Como. Italy. Oct. 25, via Paris, 11:45 A. M.—The crown prosecutor, Signor Mellini. delivered his argument to the jury to-day in the case of Porter Charlton, the American who is on trial for the murder of his wife. The prosecutor denied Charlton had had provocation for killing his wife and insinuated he married her for her savings and that he had appropriated her jewels after killing her. He con cluded his address with a demand for a heavy sentence. SCORE MA Y BE DEAD IN FACTORY Pittsburgh Pa., Oct. 25.—Four girls and one man employed in the factory of the Union Paper Box Company on the North Side are known to be dead, eight girls are badly injured and a number of others are missing as the result of a fire which, this afternoon, started in the feed store of James Brown and Company and spread to the factory. Firemen reaching the ruins of the three-story building recovered the bodies and reinforced by the entire city department continued their search in the dense smoke. Joseph L. Bash, employed as salesman by a stove company on the second floor of the building saw flames shooting up the elevator shaft. Running to a window to give the alarm he noticed a number of girls from the box factory leaning out of an upper window. Call ing on them to jump he caught them one after the other, lowering them to the ground until eight were safe. A. J. Seagle another stove salesman, did the same thing at another window and aided a number to safety, while Henry Schraeder. of Cleveland, drove a wagon to the rear of the building and caught others as they jumped. Other girls sprang into the street and seven of them were taken to a hospital badly hurt Thirty-two girls were employed in the factory. Minnie Rittner, one of the girls who jumped from the burning building died on the way to the hospital, bring ing the known dead to six. Loretto Link. Margaret Kinsier, Kate Rittner, Gertrude Neidt, Mollie Arnold and Margaret Steirgerwald were taken to FRENCH SOLDIERS BEAT OFF BULGARS Italian Offensive Has Not Re sulted in Permanent Breaches in Austrian Line SERBS ON THE OFFENSIVE Efforts Made to Check Advance of Teutons, Nish Dis patches Say French troops are working up the railroad line from Saloniki and beat ing ofi Bulgarian forces in Southern Serbia and have secured possession of the line as far as Negotin, about fifty miles southeast of Uskup, it is stated in a dispatch from Gradek. Serbia, un der Saturday's date. It is denied in the Gradek advices [Continued on Page B.] LUTHER R. KELKER, HISTORIAN, DEAD 7 ! Died at His Home, "Hohen heim," Near Steelton Yes erday Morning Luther R. Kelker. one of the author ities on early record in Pennsylvania and historian and genealogist of note, died at his home "Hohenheim," near Steelton yesterday morning. Sir. Kelker, who was widely known throughout Pennsylvania, was a na tive of the city and came of a family prominent in Central Pennsylvania since before the Revolution. The funeral services of Mr. Kelker | will be held at his home, near Steel | ton, at 2 o'clock to-morrow afternoon. ! The Rev. Dr. George Edward Hawes, ' of Market Square Presbyterian .Church, will officiate. The honorary i pallbearers will be Judge George Kun i kel. Judge S. J. M. McCarrell, State Librarian Thomas Lynch Montgomery, | William M. Donaldson, Spencer C. [Continued on Page Neither Beautiful Nor Heiress, but She Can Cook and Wants Husband Special to Tlte Telegraph ' Wilkes-1 Jarre, Pa., Oct. 25.—Seeking ' a husband who must meet eight re j qnirenients. which she enumerates, | Mary Lansing, whose identity has not ; l-een established, to-day used the COl i turns of a morning newspaper to aid her in her search for a mate. In her letter enlisting the aid of the news ! paper the writer, who signs herself ; Mary and asks that possible suitors address her in care of the newspaper, where she promises to call for her mall, declares that she is neither beautiful nor an heiress, but can cook and would make a faithful wife for a good husband. Her mate, according to the require ments she lays down, must be a bru nette, tall, but not a giant, a man who uses drink, but never to excess, and one who spends a business hour at night in a respectable club rather than in a saloon or the back room of a cigar store. He must be a business or professional mar- in good standing, fit her single or a widower, with no lines drawn on children: he must own his own home and never be a grouch. The writer specifies that the man she tnarrles must always treat her as a sweetheart. I hospitals suffering from burns and j broken limbs. The driver of a fire on | gine on its way to the fire was crusli ! Ed when the engine overturned and it J was feared he would die. Another j fireman was overcome by smoke and ' was said to be in a critical condition. 5 AUTO SMASHES; 1 DEAD, 13 HURT 1 Suffer Serious Injuries; Eniigsville Farmer Killed in Crash TRAIN HITS 2 IN A DAY • Machines Sideswipe Near Hogestown, Sending 3 to the Hospital Tn a series of five automobile acci j dents which occurred in the vicinity I of the city Saturday and Sunday, one man waa killed, a woman was prob j ably fatally injured and thirteen others I were hurt. | The latest accident occurred yester day when the machine of Frank 13. ..-usser, president of the Harrisburg Railways Company, collided with an [Continued on Page 12.] NOT TOO PRETTY; JUST TOO SMALL j That's Ihc Reason Mildred Donfiro Was Deserted by Husband ! As a wife pretty little Mildred j Don tiro wasn't too pretty; she was just | too little. j That was the chief reason her hus- I band Anthony gave anyway when he i deserted her after a short year of j married life, accosting to the dark- J eyed libellant in Octouer divorce court II his morning. | The Donfiros were wedded in j Hagerstown and a year later moved to I Berwick. There Anthony left her, land when next she heard of him, it! | was indirectly through a friend. To I | the latter, Anthony had written from ; | Stamford, Conn., in which he asked if j jhis wife had sued for and obtained a divorce from him, and that if so ho [Continued on Pasjc 12.] Effect Organization of Hebrew Association At a meeting of more than 600 J Hebrew citizens in Technical high i school last evening organization of I the Young Men's Hebrew Association ! was perfected. .Officers will be elected | this evening at a meeting of the asso ciation at Newsboys' Hall. 304 North Second street, and the Ladies' Aux» iliary will meet for the same purpose to-morrow nighi at the Harrisburg Hebrew Institute. 637 Boas street. Temporary officers serving the Hebrew association include: <""hairman. Dr. George A. Treiman; vice-chairman] Charles Cooper: corresponding secre tary, Leon Harris: recording secre tary, I. D. Schiffman; financial secre tary. B. Gurewltz: treasurer, I,eon T.owengard: press representative, Charles Rosenberg. The association, incidentally, will be under the jurisdiction of the national association. Speakers at yesterday's meeting in cluded Dr. Treiman. M. Bernard Hoff- . inan, vice-president of the United ' V. M. H. A. of Pennsylvania, and Harry i Zable, president of the B'Nai Jilon, i who spoke in Yiddish, and 1,. Brenner! field secretary of the national council! ' More than 300 applications for mem- I bership were received and at least 600 I to boost the association was pledged. ' THREE GERMANS I HELD UNDER BAIL FOR CONSPIRACY Men Caught Near Wcehawken | Accused of Plotting Against Munition Factories EXPLOSIVES RECOVERED Secret Service Men Relieve Ihey Have Trio Who Have Caused "Accidents" New York. Oct. 25.—Robert la v. a lieutenant of the Sixteenth Saxony In fantry, admitted to-day that he canto lierc last April tlirmi£;li an arraiijrc jiriont with tlir (iormnii swrot scrvici 4 , I for the purpose of blowing up or de laying steamers sailing from tliis ;country with arms and ammunition for the allies. ] Kay declared however, that while he ! had been liere lie had acted iudepeml | ently of the German embassy, of other j German agents here. He added that | iie had told Captain Von Papon, mili jtarj attache, and Captain HO.V-IMI. j naval attache of the (•ermaii embassy, iof his plans hut said that men told him not to Interfere with . teain ors sailing from American ports or American munition plants. j By Associated Press New York, Oct. 25.—Robert Fay. who claims to be a lieutenant in the German army and his brother-in-law, alter L<. Scholz, who were arrested yesterday while testing explosives near Grantwood, X. J., were arraigned to day before a justice of the peace at A\ eehawken, X. J., on charges of con spiracy and held without bail for ex amination to-morrow. The arraignment of the two men disclosed the fact that a third man. ! Paul Daeche. hail been arrested early to-day at his home in Jersey City after i New York and New Jersey police had | searched the house. Daeche was also arraigned with Fay and Scholz and held without bail. Detectives said they expected [Continued 011 Page 7.] | SKRIJS KRPVI.SK INVADKRS By Associated Press Paris. Oct. 25, 9:55 A. M.—The Ser- I bians in some sectors have turned on i the invaders with considerable sue j cess, they report, capturing several guns. APPOINTED CHIEF " 1 for I tor C. the Legislature and car- ' sumed his ) in we: tern counties. ' COTTON ABOARD BURNS ' i Charleston, S. C., Oct. 25. —The Mallory liner Colorado, m with cotton for m doned, according to a C c to-day from the steamer C Suwanee. m SIX MORE BODIES RECOVERED ( Pittsburgh, Pa., Oct. 25.—500n after 3 o'clock firemen € in the factory J they found three bodies OP. the floor. The girls had been J & I founc, two of them badly burned. f € MEXICAN BANDITS ESCAPE | Brownsville, Tex., Oct. 25. —Bandits who attacked an 2 | entrenched United States infantry camp within six miles of K Brownsville, yesterday, escaped capture by more than a C thousand troops, rangers and deputies who started in put m suit of them in half an hour after the fight. Daylight re 8 vealed that there were possibly thirty or forty men in the % ' two attacking parties which attempted to ambush th % ' soldiers. C Harrisburg.—William M. Jones, W. H. Young and Wil- J ' liam C. Moore, three members of the election board of the ' | | Second Precinct, Sixth Ward, who hwe been arrested fo; ' [- fraudulent return, have resigned and the names of Bird R. | Miiler, Thomas Smith and John P. Stutzman have been sug- | | gested to the Dauphin county court to succeed them. | Peking, Oct. 25.—President Yuan Shi kai to-day an- \ nounced the appointment of Dr. Wellington Koo, ministc » ( to Mexico, Peru and Cuba, to be Chinese minister to the } United States in succession to Kai Fu Shah, who is recalled I to Peking. I MARRIAGE <, S. I». Staullfr, cl«>, ami Anna H. Prtmlt), Went Kalrvirw. ' | Iharlra D. Mlnnlcb, ( lark's Ferry, and Anna M. liintnKrr, Htr, 12 PAGES POSTSCRIPT— FINAL WE DIDNT PLAY FAVORITES, WAIL ROYAL AND CHIEF Hutchison Defends Mayor in Hopes of Getting llis Old Job Buck ADMITS HE WROTE NOTE Winking at Shooting Affray on Allison liiii Another Glar ing Incident Publication of Former Police Chief Hutchison's letter to Hat.otman lleagy to go slow* in making "a friend of Mayor Royal's" obey the traffic regu lations at the Verbeke street market house brought a tirade of abuse yes terday from the ex-chief against the oltlcer who dared to make public a letter instructing him not to "make trouble" for friends of the administra tion who happened to violate the traffic laws of the city. !t was known that t'hief Hutchison and Mayor Koyal had their troubles over the police question during their term of office together and nt one time the chief is said to have threat ened to resign if Mayor Koyal insisted on appointing men with prison rec ords to the police force. The defense of the ex-chief came as somewhat of a surprise on the part of those who were acquainted with these inside [Continued on Page ".] Bryan Begins Six-Day Campaign For State-Wide Prohibition in Ohio Ry Associated Press Columbus. 0., Oct. 23.—William J. Bryan, speaking at Steubenvllle, Ohio, this morning, began a six-day cam paign f"r the adoption tit a proposed State-wide prohibition amendment to the Ohio constitution which will be voted on in the election of November 2. Touring on a special train, the for mer Secretary of State will visit 4t counties and deliver 4ti speeches dur ing the week. While the "dry" forces are conduct ing their whirlwind campaign, the "wets" also will be busy. Several speakers are to be sent out from their headquarters here to argue against prohibition and an extensive adver tising campaign has been planned.