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M. DONALDSON NEW PRESIDENT Association of Trustees and Superintendents Honor Him in Philadelphia Ry Associated rrcss Philadelphia. Oct. —At the ses sion here to-day of the Association of Trustees and Superintendents of State and Incorporated Hospitals for the In sane and Feeble Minded of Pennsyl vania, these officers were elected: President, William Donaldson, Har risburg: vice-president. Dr. H. W. Mitchell, State Hospital for Insane at Warren; secretary. Dr. H. I. Klopp, of Rittj»rsville. The next conference will be held at Dixmont, near Pittsburgh. Several technical addresses were made deal ing with the treatment and care of the Insane. The more than 100 delegates spent the afternoon visiting institutions for the treatment of the insane in and about Philadelphia. CANDIDATES DROP THEIR MASKS [Continued From First Page.] the advice is given to support all of them. In the same list is to be found the advertisement of ex-Mayor E. 7.. Gross who has openly aligned himself with the Democrats this year, al though previously holding office as a Republican. Those who might have been a wee bit doubtful as to what members of City Council should be credited with during the last two years' of Harris burg's economic and constructive busi ness administration, were amazed at the record of the commissioners' work »s compared in the Telegraph last evening. The lists of ordinances printed showed that the Republican members of council had done the great bulk of the work and Republican voters have come to a pretty clear understanding of the fact that there is not one grain of N'onpartisanlsni in this contest. It is purely the Republican commission ers against the Democratic commis sioners. and an effort of the Demo cratic machine of town to capture council, disband the present police force and the highway department, dismiss experienced men as was done before and give the places to ex-saloon keepers, broken-down Democratic politicians and hangers on of the Dem ocratic gang. The mask is off and the voters are no longer deceived. TEUTONS STEADILY PRESSING ONWARD [Continued From First Page.] presented to-day. The work of form ing a new cabinet under the premier ship of Aristide Briand is declared to be well advanced. The latest statement made by the Austro-Hungarian War Office reports continuation of furious attacks on Austrian positions by the Italians. Several of these attacks already have failed, it is declared. "While Austro-German forces from the north and Bulgarian armies from Ihe east are steadily pressing in upon Serbians, the situation in South Serbia is reported improved from the ciewpoint of the entente allies. The French operations in the south ern sector of the Serbian front have been carried on so successfully that the fall of Strumitsa in Bulgaria. Is imminent, Athens hears. Heights dominating the town have been occu pied by the French. Advices through Paris are to the effect that the French and Serbians ire now on the offensive northward i!onc the railroad to Nlsh and are marching on Istlp. In the north, although the Austro- Gorman advance Is declared to have been retarded by bad roads, progress *ll along the front is reported in the current statement from Vienna. t»n the front in France, Paris re ports a continuation of vigorous artil lery combat in the Champagne, not ably near Tahure and violent fight ing with bombs and grenades to the north of the Aisne. DEMOCRATIC POOR DIRECTORS SHORT [Continued From First Page.] cratic new?naper apologist and John P. Guyer, clerk to the- board and sec retary of the "law and order commit ter," have been boasting of the way it had handled its affairs since the board took office. To-day the poor directors ask for an additional requisition of SB,OOO to carry them through the remainder of the year. Furthermore, the board in order to avoid public censure in view of the widely heralded claim of excellence, tried to cover up its unprecedented "fall down," by blaming the SB,OOO in crease on the majority members of city council! In a communication to the county I commissioners Clerk Guyer, acting! for the board, points out that the 1 SB,OOO is needed to "pay salaries and | to pay for provisions, heat, light, clothing and shoes, furnishing and building hospital supplies, repairs, farm expenses, improvements, out-! door relief, and office expenses." Guyer says that the unprecedented hard times of last winter are respon-! sible for the poor board's deficiency, | thereby admitting the dire effects of the national Democratic administra- j tion on the laboring men of Harris burg and Dauphin county. The county commissioners realizing that there was no other wav out of the dilemma but to provide the money, agreed to allow the requisi- i tion. This wasn't exaetly the way the poor board had figured out their own solution to the problem. The Demo- j crats had been counting on having their request held up at least until thei next meeting of the commissioners— 1 Wednesday of next week, the day fol lowing election —and were prepared to Issue a nicely phrased little statement disclaiming any responsibility for themselves and making the far-fetched excuse that there would have been no deficiency had city council onlv pro vided work—at a time when the weather permitted of little outside la bor—to the thousands who were thrown out of work here last winter as a result of Democratic blunders at Washington. , What has been so amazing however lo the county commissioners is the fact that the additional appropriation allowed to-day boosts the poor board's expense allowance to $68,000, thus far for ISIS. For at the begin ning of the year the poor directors tig tired their budget with the other de partments and asked for $38,000. They got It. During the year the re ceipts totaled $2,000. Now the board wants another SB,OOO. And this is only the end of October. CASTORIA For Inf'irrts and Children. Bears the r -• Jfei KirJ You Have Always Bought slgl^ tarß FRIDAY EVENING, HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH OCTOBER 29, 1915 BIG CROWDS SEE FIRST TRAVELOGUE [Continued From tlrsl Page.] / "v | HARRISBURGERS' OPINIONS 1 OF TELEGRAPH TRAVELOGUE Prof. 11. A. Surface (State Zoo ! logist)—"The travelogues are de ! cldedly educational and well worth j everyone's time to attend. If one hasn't had the opportunity ot' traveling through Germany in per son. Mr. Roberson's travelogue gives a very good idea of people and conditions there. I expect to see all the travelogues I can with my family. The series Is a great i thing for the educational uplift of the city and thanks is coming to the Telegraph for being respon sible in bringing Mr. Roberson here." J. S. Rilling (State Public Serv ice Commission) "I was very i much interested in Mr. Roberson's travelogue and enioyed it. I ex pect to attend several others." Rev. S. \V. Herman—"l enjoy ed the travelogue thoroughly. Its educational features were decid edly of value. The travelogue on a whole tended to promote neutral ity in view of inculcating lessons showing the necessity of the United States preserving peace, if last night's subject is a sample, I rec ommend the travelogues heartily and advise all who can to attend." Robert MeFarlaiul (Photo graphic expert of J. H. McFarland Co.) —"Mr. Roberson's pictures were splendid, particularly the ones shown at the last of Bavarian scenery. The moving pictures showed were clear and realistic, bringing out vividly the horrible side of the war. On the whole the pictures both dissolving and moving—were remarkable." tic tour across militant Germany. It was the first of the travelogues under the auspices of the Telegraph and the crowd was as representative as it was large. Class and mass were present and enjoyed equally the de lightful and interesting screen journey over the fatherland. Many people prominent in the af fairs of the city were noticed in the audience. Enthusiasm at times ran riot. Those of German sympathy in the 1 crowd warmed to the realistic pic tures of troops marching, of scenes \ on the firing line, of the Kaiser re- 1 splendent in military garb, and the' applause which followed drowned! Roberson's voice in the din. Robcr.son at His Rest Roberson was at his best. He kept j things moving at a lively rate: pic-1 tures flashed on and off the screen. ; never reaching the point where they | were the least bit tiring: merry quips and jests by and humorous stories of I his own travels in Germany kept the ' audience laughing when it was not ' more seriously engaged in watching ] the warlike maneuvers of the kaiser's I fighting forces. And when it was all | over and the house lights flashed on. j the crowd continued for the. moment ! to remain seated so rapt was it in vividness of the pictures and the j reality of the tour which was un- | folded before its eyes in the thous-1 ands of feet of motion pictures and ; hundreds of beautifully and accurate- j ly colored views. The hour and three- ' quarters to most people passed like a ! third of that time. True to all advance notices. Mr. j Roberson did not confine himself to j picturing Germany in "war-like mood." He took his Telegraph tour- I ists out onto the firing line; he show-1 ed gigantic guns recoiling under the j force of explosion; showed civilized I men at the business of killing each | other: their work and their pleasures at the front. The Human Side The human side as well as the spec- j tacular was there, too. and Roberson showed a graveyard in a little Prus sian town where soldiers and civilians who - died together in keeping in vaders back are buried side by side. 1 He showed towns torn to pieces by! German and Russian shells. He pic- j tured the arrival of wounded from the ( front; showed them treated by Red i Cross nurses and he showed great j crowds on the "Unter den Linden" in ' Berlin anxiously watching war bulle- j tins for news of brothers, fathers and ! sweethearts at the front. The word ] "war" took on a new meaning for all! who sat before the pictures. Great German Cities War had its part; so did peace, and to many in the crowd the scenes of Germany in peace-tinig were much more attractive than the war scenes. All the large German cities were shown in passing. with typical glimpses of the life of each. Work ing southward in his journey, Rober son drew a continual round of ex clamations from his audience with the exquisite beauty of his still pictures of the Bavarian highlands. One picture faded into another, each in passing seeming more beautiful than the one that preceded, until the audience was lost in a maze of loveliness. And the talk along with the pic tures was Interesting, too. Roberson showed from the start that he wasn't ponderous of speech and his remarks followed one, another crisply in a chatty conversational fashion, never tiring nor boring. He explained his pictures where explanation was need ed, told of the things he had seen and done and painted a lively word-picture of Germany, its problems and possi bilities. Militarism Caused War "The German people did not want this war," he said at one place in his talk. "It was forced on them by the European militarism which has had the continent in its grasp for years past." Applause greeted the state ment. "Germany" as a travelogue will be gi\en again to-night for the advant age of those who did not attend as "first nighters." It will be the same pictures throughout. Roberson's limited stay in Harrisburg prevents many repetitions of the same subject, and to-night will he one of the last chances to seo and hear this famous travelnguer in one of the most power i ful and popular of his offerings. Belgium To-morrow : On Saturday evening "Belgium and Holland" is the subject, and, as Rob erson pointed out in prefacing his [travelogue of last evening, it will be P sort of sequel to the preceding one j inasmuch as the effectiveness and effi cacy of German arms were'shown first Innd result in the second. Belgium as I it was before the war will be toured in colored views giving an accurate ideo of the beauty and quiet peace of the Ipnd. Then glimpses will be given o<" the country as it is to-day. with the | towns about which battles have raged —Liege. Namur, Ostend, Brussels and : Antwerp. The tour will be com [pleted in the quaintness of picturesque old Holland. Admission for all travelogues is the same —10 cents with the coupon on the first page of the Telegraph for general admission and 25 cents, ad mission included and coupon not necessary, for seats In the reserved section. The latter are on sale in ad vance at th« Telegranh office from 1 to 3 p. m. daily. Travelogues be gin at 8:15 and doors open at 7:30. New York. Oei .".—What will milady do if the Hottentots enter the great ] war? For be it known that the latest garments for women are being fashioned after the uniforms of the soldiers now fighting In Europe. We have had the Belgian hat. and Mme. Frances Alila, the opera singer is introducing to New York the Bersaglieri chapeau, which her husband brought back from Italy, and now the pretty Countess Tanessesco, wife of the famous aviator, has startled Broadway with her novel Cossack costume and boots. The gown is made of tete de negre velvet, trimmed with skunk fur and trimmed after the fashion of the Czar's dashing horsemen. The skirt, quite full, reaches barely below the knees—and encasing the legs from the knees down were boots of the softest kid, laeed on the outside. A sensation? Yes, but that does not worry tl\c Countess, whp before her marriage to the noble aviator, who is said to be worth about four million dol lars, was a dancer of international reputation. Nish Is Threatened by Advance of Bulgarians By Associated Press London, Oc —t. 29, 12.18 P. M. —• The first phase of the Austrlan-Ger man-Bulgarian campaign in Serbia is completed. Not only have the in vaders of Serbia realized the import ant objective of joining hands in the northeastern corner of the country, but they have enhanced this military advantage by procuring free passage down the Danube. The progress of Bulgarian troops east and northeast of Nish both threatens the city and places the Ser bian army in a position of Increased danger. Moreover like the union of Bulgarian and Teutonic armies further north, the capture of Nish would have more than mere military or strategic advantage since it would make pos sible rapid establishment of railway communication through Belgrade, Nish and Sofia, among Austria, Ger many and their allies. ROBERT SHELLHAMER Robert Shellhamer, aged 74, died yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the home of his son, Frank Shell hamer, 1619 Swatara street. Funeral services will be held Monday morn ing ot 10 o'clock at the Hanoverdale church, the Rev. John Witman and the Rev. Thomas Patt officiating. Burial will be made at Hanoverdale. "PANCAKERS" PELL ALARM Firemen last night responded to a call from Box No. 124, Sixth and Woodbine streets. It was a false alarm. It is believed boys celebrating "Pancake Night" pulled the box. COST ALLIES 96,899 MEN jgmmm ... A TURKISH PRISONER IN THE DARDANELLES Just a few tliouxHiul of those squatting Turku havp cost France and Kng land '.<0.899 men and six battleships in the Dardanelles. Me is a typical Turkish prisoner. He posed for the American photographer behind a ' barbed wire enclosure. As a result of the practical failure of the Dardanelles expedition Sir Edward ('arson, British attorney general, lias resigned tie- cpt'lne'. Premier As<iuitb is 111, and disruption ol the government, with a consequent election, have been suKgeatuU. ; British Casualties to October 9 Total 493,294 By Associated Press London, Oct. 29, 11.25 A. M. British casualties from the beginning i: of the war to October 9 were 493,294. The losses were distributed as fol ■ i lows: '! Western area: Killed, officers 4,401; ' other ranks 63,059. Wounded, officers, 9,169; other ranks, 225,716. Missing, officer, 1,567; other ranks, 61.13 4. Total casualties in all operations: Killed, officers, 6.660; other ranks, 94,992. Wounded, officers, 12,633; other ranks 304,832. Missing officers, 2,000; other ranks, 72,170. Totals, officers, 21,293; other ranks, 472.001. The foregoing figures were contain ed in a written statement sfent by Premier Asquith to the House of Commons. 1 OBSERVE END OF STRIKE By Associated Press i Hazleton, Pa., Oct. 29.—This was . Mitchell day throughout the anthra . cite field of Pennsylvania in honor of I the fifteenth anniversary of the termi . nation of the big strike of 1900. FALI.S THROUGH WINDOWS A large plate glass window was broken last night at the E. S. Hess cigar store. Thirteenth and Derry ! streets. It was explained that a cus : tomei tripped and fell against the window. MORGAN LOSES HIS APPENDIX Operation Reported Success ful; Financier Is Resting Comfortably By Associated Press New Tork, Oct. 29. J. P. Morgan underwent an operation for appendi citis at his country home at Glen Cove, Long Island to-day. The opera tion was reported successful and Mr. Morgan is resting comfortably. The operation was performed at noon to-day by Drs. Markoe, Lyle and Smith, who reported it to have been successful in every way and that Mr. Morgan is now resting comfortably. Mr. Morgan's general condition is so excellent that his prompt recovery is looked for. MELLEN IS EXCUSED By Associated Press New Tork, Oct. 29.—At to-day's ses sion of the trial of eleven former di rectors of the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad under the Sher man antitrust law, Charles S. Mellen, who had been on the stand for seven days was temporarily excused, the de fense announcing that they would not cross-examine him at this time. UNDER CIVII, SERVICE On and after November 1 employes of the local revenue collector's de partment will be under civil service regulations. Notice to this effect was received yesterday by William S. Bricker, deputy collector. FIREMEN'S HOME PLANS WILL BE DISCUSSED At to-night's meeting of the Vet eran Volunteer Firemen's Association at the Washington flreliouse plans for a permanent home will be discussed. A number of new members will be admitted. DISCUSS STATE ST. SUBWAY PLAN [Continued From First Page.] problem Is clearly set forth by Edward S. Herman, president of the commis sion. to-day in a brief statement. President Herman explained the com mission's views to-day in answer to the statement of the Walnut street bridge backers yesterday. The state ment follows: "Considerable misunderstanding by the friends of the Walnut street via duct about the position or attitude or the City Planning Commission appears to exist. The commission has never been opposed to a viaduct. Our ob jection has been based entirely upon location. We firmly believe that State street is the proper place to erect the connecting link between the Hill sec tion and the city proper. "Our thought for the welfare of the Hill section is fully demonstrated by analysing our first report to Coun cil. The elimination of grade crossing at Vine and Paxton street should and will prove a great benefit to the busi nessmen all over the Hill in general, and to the southern section in particu lar. The widening of the Market street subway must be a direct benefit to the central portion, and the placing of a subway or viaduct at State street will, in our judgment, provide the proper place and means for traffic of that section. "After reading the statement of the Walnut Street Viaduct Association, it is clear that the City Planning Com mission and the bridge association agree upon all points except location and probable cost. In the latter con nection it may be noted that the state ment carefully refrains from men tioning the approaches. "The question tff either a subway or a viaduct at State street is not a mat ter of the distant future, it is a mat ter of the immediate future and it Is safe to assume that definite action in this respect must he taken in view of the development of the park exten sion zone and the plans of the State to lay out the park zone. These mat ters are not problems that can be gauged by months so far as time is concerned; however, it must not be forgotten that Harrisburg has made all its wonderful improvements in a little less than fifteen years and these Improvements involved the expendi ture of millions of dollars. Is it rea soanble to expect that the proposed improvement will drag along over any thing like an indefinite period under these circumstances? Reasons For Opposition "The Planning Commission does not want to deny to the Hill any addi tional facilities; in fact, feels that the facilities should be increased; at the same time, we feel that Walnut street would be a very unfortunate location for the following reasons: "First. It is too close to Market street, where, of necessity, a recon structed subway must be carried through. "Second. It will prevent the widen ing of Walnut street to 105 feet, since there will be no incentive to Improve this street by adding additional space when the widened street will lead into a narrow viaduct. "Third. The cost of constructing a viaduct or subway at State street, which In our opinion, is more desir able, would in the item of consequen tial damages be very considerably less. "Fourth. We are convinced that State street is the logical location, and while a subway was suggested by the commission, if a bridge is better from a pracUcal or engineering standpoint, we certainly would favor a bridge. Another reason for State street Is that State street is the axis of the park system, and eventually will be the great boulevard to the East, while Walnut street will be the same width that It Is at the present time, and traf fic would he diverted from the big wide State street on to Thirteenth street, and thence into Walnut. "Fifth. We must bear In mind that the Capitol Park Extension will, when completed, entirely change the charac ter of this locality. It will become a thoroughfare In all that the word Im plies. "Sixth. Subways in general must not be compared with the Market street subway In particular. The new Second street subway is a much better example." KEYNOTE SOUNDED IN WEST FAIR VIEW [Continued From First Page.] together of the river towns by an or ganization of some kind. Ira K. Shaull, tlie architect and guilder of the new flrehouse and one of the town's many live wires, was the toastmaster. In opening his remarks praised the Harrisburg Telegraph for Its part in boosting the recent cele bration and quoted an editorial printed In that newspaper urging civic im provements for the towns along the river front. E. J. istackpol<\ editor in-chief of the Telegraph and one of t(it- guests of the evening, spoke on how some improvements oould be made In West Falrview with very little outlay of money. He reconi- Picturesque Picture of Serbian Crown Prince in the Field i '*■:. ' I * • ':. v: ' .vm : < *&>'* '* * *, » *#x v «•_***?jf This interesting unu pietunsqiu photograph of tlu> Herman > rowu prince Alexander was made in the hills back of Belgrade, where the Serbians put up |t. strong resistance to the Teutonic Invaders. Since the outbreak of the war, the Crown Prince has led his men in the Held, being often exposed to shell fire twice slightly wounded. He is considered a remarkable military genius and it was due to him, more than to anything else that the tirst Aus trian invasion of Serbia ended in disaster for the invaders. mended the formation of a civic or ganization and said that he .believed that by such means much good could be done in the community. Mr. Stack pole congratulated the ladies upon their good work in co-operating with the general committee and predicted a tine future for West Falrview. The Rev. A. G. Wolf, another speaker and a member of the fire com pany, told of the town's awakening, and he, too, urged the continuance of progressiveness so that West Fair view will eventually become a better place to live in and that the entire West Shore will benefit by the spirit displayed by West Fairvlew's citizens. Ho congratulated all those who took part Iri the arrangements for the re cent celebration and commended them one and all for pulling together in such an admirable manner. Following the Rev. Mr. Wolf's talk Mrs. L. B. Raker, chairman of the committee which served dinner at the celebration last week, presented Toast master Shaull with a package contain ing $125.30, the receipts taken in dur ing the three days. The money was immediately turned into the fire com pany treasury. Mrs. Sarah Smeltzei then handed Mr. Shaull another pack age. containing $l5O, the money cleared by the members of the Needle craft Club, which conducted one of the booths at the bazar. Previous acknowledgment was made of $59.27, taken in by the cake committee, Mrs. A. J. Shaull, chairman, and $80.67. derived by the work of the fruit and candy committee, Mrs. A. B. Hoke chairman. Announcement was then ENGLISH NURSE SHOT TO DEATH BY KAISER MISS EDITH CAVBUL This photograph of Miss Edith Cavell «as tflven by her tc Mrs. G. Olson, of Chicago, at tho time of the World's Fair. It Is the only one the woman so far found In the United States. made that all accounts would be set tled next Tuesday night and that at / that time the exact amount of money * cleared by the fire company would be made public. Besides the company with the money, Mrs. Baker's com mittee gave the firemen 124 dishes, a boiler and a tablecloth. Following the dinner the men and women danced and engaged in various names. Among those in attendance were Mrs. Cleggett Spurler, Mrs. Ed ward Kutz, Mrs. Reuben Rapp, Mrs. J. H. Books, Mrs. Harry Mowers, Mrs. John Ruth. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Stack pole, Mrs. Sarah Smeltzer, Mrs. W. A. Miller. Mrs. Lewis Jamison, Mrs. Wil liam Marshall. Mrs. A. J. Shaull, Mrs. John Sierers, Mrs. H. McAfee, Mrs. C. E. Stair, Miss Catherine Kutz, Mrs. S. B. Bidlaok, Miss Lettie Jackson, Ken neth Bidlack, Mrs. Thomas Eshen baugh, Mrs. Robert McCombs, Mrs. Lulu Folk, Mrs. A. B. Hoke, Mrs. Wil liam Givler, Mrs. George Enzer, Miss Sallie Ganzer. Mrs. Margaret Wertz, Mrs. C. H. Honich, Mrs. John Cooper, Mrs. William Cripple. Miss Marion Wolf, Mrs. Elmer Malsh, Mrs. Charles Taylor, Mrs. E. H. Curry, Mrs. Mel vln. Holmes. Mrs. Harvey Wolpert, Mrs. Ralph Wagner, Miss Hazel Giv ler, Miss Carrie Messinger, Miss Mabel Givler, Miss Annabel Roley, Miss Eliz abeth Fisher. Miss Priscella Lilley, Miss Mildred Eslinger, the Rev. A. G. Wolf. A. B. Hoke, Howard McAfee, E ,H. Curry. Robert F. Gorman, Rus sel Sherrick. Wiliam Stoner, John Stuckey, Warren R. Smith, Elmer E. Erb. A. J. Shaull and Ira E. Shaull.