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Leaders Decide No! to Bring Armed Ship Issue Up For Vote Unlit Nex* Week
HARRISBURG lllllsls TELEGRAPH T W"Vir -V- m BY CARRIER « CENTS A WEEK. LXXXV— AO. 4V SINULJ2 COPIES 2 CENTS. HOUSE TO DISPOSE OF ARMED VESSEL AGITATION WITH VOTE ON TUESDAY Leaders Decide Not to Insist on Action Until Next Week; Feel Confident That Majority Will Leave No Room For Doubts of the Decisive Character of the Sentiment in Congress MANY MEMBERS HAVE GONE TO THEIR HOMES Postponement Made Neces sary by Their Departure Under Impression That Measure Would Not Come Up; Rules Committee Is Working on Resolution > \ Deny Report That Wilson Will Resign Under Strain Washington. I». C.. March i.— Aroused by tlie publication ol" re ports vi sterility th.it l*re»itlent \\ il -on because of the strain of the foreign situation, was considering rc»igniiu front ollicc. the White House to-ila> issued the formal statement: "When sointiiiv Tuntulty's at tention %\ns called to the story ap pearing in certain papers that the I*residciit had resigned or was fou ndering resigning. lie said: "•\n .American newspaper that would publish a siory of that kind in a situation like the one which now confronts America dishonors ItM-lf." ■> By Associated Press Washington. D. March 4.—The nevt step in President Wilson's fight 10 dispose of the armed ship agitation in Congress has been postponed until .Monday. At an early conference to-day ad ministration leaders in the House de cided not to Insist on a vote to-day. This afternoon the Rules Committee will meet to frame a rule to table the McLemore resolution to warn Am ericans off the armed ships of the European belligerent. The rule will be brought in with ihe first business Monday when the administration forces plan to dispose >!' it by a substantial majority. The Foreign Affairs Committee already lias agreed on tin resolution. Administration forces plan that the tction in the Mouse shall give no room fot* doubts of the decisive character of the sentiment in Congress. They plan that the action to table the Me l.emore resolution will include a declaration that the President shall handle diplomatic affairs without Con gressional interference. The leaders are confident they have the votes to make their victory com plete and undisputed. Leaders explained that the post ponement was agreed upon because of !he absence of so many members on week-end trips. Many left yesterday under the Impression, it was said, that the House session to-day which began at ten o'clock was to end at noon and would consider only claim bills. Majority Leader Kitchin, soon after noon began notifying menders that : hey would not be needed to vote until next Tuesday at the earliest. The probability that a vote would not be reached before Tuesday de veloped ill the conference. Speaker • 'lark was opposed to a vote Mondav as it would interfere with the unani mous consent calendar. Hi ports of a special rule to give the House an opportunity to vole 0:1 the straight warning issue instead of tabling the Mcl.emore resolution were circulated. Majority Leader Kitchin said such a move had been discussed. Such action would not be disagree able to the President. Discussion in the Senate was re [Continued on Pago (I.] THE WEATHER For flnrri*t»urK and vlrlnit Ji Fair, fOHtlnurd cold tn-nluhf. with low «•*! Ifmprratnrf nhuui t«i «JcKrec*; ••uncliij" fnlr nn«l warmer. For i:j«Ht«Tn l»ntn*> Ivnniat Fnlr to niiiht uml : unrmer Sun day; ntronit went wluds d i minUh- Ing. River '1 he *UK«|U«-hiiiian river nml hH I(n lirnnchew will fall nlowly or re tnala nearly «tat t iomt r v without much cliaiiiir In n«*inr„| lee con dition*. % tinier of about l.«i fect Im Indicate*! for llarrlnhurK >llll - morniiiK. t•eneral CondltlonN The Vtlnnflo COBNI murm haw m«v. cd northward and l» now central off the coa*t of Northeru >cw I inul.'ind. It cauied rain In the lan twenty-four hour* In the *outh Atlautlc State* and anew nlonar the Middle Atlantic c«u«Mt and In Southern .New Fnitiaad. l ocal anown fell In the Ohio \ al ley and over a part of the l.ake Iteision. *now :tnd rain fell in Orricon and WanhinKton and unow l»» *ome of the Wemtern f'nnadian provlneea aw a result of the «|lm tiirhnnee in the Far >orthwcMf, »lil«h haw broken up. Marked temperature fall*. approachlaK a cold wute la *e\er|fy # hate oc curred in the Kant l.ulf and ">outh \tlantl«* State* with freesing temperature. Irmpernturet s a. m.. IS. lunt Vtlne*, 6:33 a. nt.| acta, OiOl P. m. •loon: \ew moon. Aral quarter, March 11. 1 »33 a. m. (Iver stage: 4.S feet above low water mark. Yeaterday'a feather lliuhc*t temperature. !W. howeat temperature. 17. >1 can temperature. 24. .Normal temperature, &J, »> STATE LICENSE RECOMMENDED FOR ENGINEERS Important Report Subnlitted to the Governor by Engi neers Commission RESULT OF LONG STUDY Relief That Technical Men Should Re Under State Su pervision Is Set Forth Recommendation that engineers, surveyors or technical men in public service where competency may be established .by examination should be subject to State or municipal civil ser vice regulations: that there be a State board to supervise registration of technical men and that the State Board of Public Grounds and Build ings be made a board of public works are made in the report of the State Engineers' Commission presented to Governor Brumbaugh to-day. The commission was named by Governor Tenor in 1314 and consisted of F. Her bert Snow, chairman: John Price Jackson, secretary: Samuel A. Taylor. Pittsburgh: George S. Webster, Phil adelphia. and J. Murray Africa. Hunt ingdon. The commission has made* what is considered to have been the most ex haustive study of engineering and its practice and engineers and their rela tion to, public work. The chief rec ommendation is that there should be a State board or commission to have charge of registration of engineers for practice in the State, that in tlrst and second class cities the civil ser vice boards could conduct such exami nations as necessary and in the rest of the State the proposed State commis sion should be in charge of tests. Consulting engineers or temporarily engaged engineers would not be sub ject to examinations. Certificates of Illness could be issued. It is suggested that public service companies should be exempted from 1 the civil service regulation system works out on State or other public operations: that plans and specifications for public works to be built or operated by public service companies should be handled by prop er branches of the State government and that the State board or commis sion in charge of engineers act in advisory capacity 011 employment of i consulting or temporary engineers and also have authority to investigate charges of incompetence or derelic , tion. The report suggests that the State Economy and Efficiency Commission work out the details of a plan where ■ by the scope and duties of the Board of Public Grounds and Buildings may be enlarged so that it shall direct all 1 public works through bureaus which I shall make all plans for State build . Ings. handle architectural and enpi ■ neering details, purchase all supplies, oversee all State property and also have charge of State civil servixe ex , animations to have supervision of • engineers. This board to be eom • posed of engineers or qualifications . demanded . r membership in national L engineer : cieties and who might 1 be dra- -in engineers in State service < im the profession gen . erally. > Drafts " : acts to make the system . of licensing engineers effective are submitted. Keystone State Fair Officials Inspect Big Fair Site at DesMoines W. J. Stewart, of the Keystone Stale Fair and Exposition Company, has ' returned from Chicacoand Des Moines, I lowa, where he, will. A. K. Brown. secretary of the company, and Pierce ' Anderson, of the architectural firm of Graham. Burn ham «v Co., inspected the grounds of the lowa State Fair. They were ;he guests there of officials • of the lov.a Department of Agricul ture. Plans for the automobile speed way near Aiiddletown will be com • pleted the coming week by Graham, 1 Burn ha in X- Co. Board to Hold New Exams For Janitor Job Following a lengthy discussion yes teiday as to the choice of a janitor for the Foosu school building, the School Board postponed action on the selection 0 fa new man until the end of the pres ent school term. John Gunderman. who has been on trial at the lower end building, will re main on duty and a re-examination of' the applicants. John Pagan. Daniel • ruti hlev anil (Junderman. will be made nelore the place is tilled permanently. This a- tion was the result of moves by Dr. Yatet. and Dr. Keene. ; The treasurers report for the month showed a balance on hand of t51."31.64, and a balance in the teachers' retire ment fund of *4,776.44. The sinkine funds, totaliui; *165.407.30. are invested at per cent, in the local banks and distributed as follows: itizens Bank. 122,933.33: Sixth Street Hank. 119.199.99: Commercial Hank. $9,133.33: East End Bank. $16,133.27: Merchants' Bank, SI8.698.:::;. First Na tional Bank. $29,835.4;: Union Trust 1 'oinpany, J4n.199.99: Mechttanlca Trust Company, $18,706.96: Security Trust Company. $9,866.6.-.: Fnion Trust Com pany. not invested. $400.00. COIXeiI.MKV Wll.l, I IIM'KR MOXD.II «>> VKW i'HIIIII.KM* An informal conference will be held at .1 o'clock Monday afternoon by the City Commissioners to consider the "Bardscrabble" resolution, the Jitnev regulations as framed by the jltneuri the application of Pleasantview resi dents for annexation, and the Citv Treasury audit specifications. Action will probably follow at Tuesday's regu lar meeting. SLRF\CR HEADS BEEKEEPERS By Associated Press J-nncaster, Pa.. March 4. The con vention of the Pennsylvania State Bee keepers' Association In session here to day, elected the following officers- President, Dr. H. A. Surface, Harris burg: fi.rst vice-president. (Jeorge IT Rea. rteynoldsvllle: second vice-presi dent. Mrs. Gertrude Weaver, Philadel phia; third vice-president. R. L f'ooms. Coudersport: secretary and areasurer, 11. C. Klinger. Liverpool: member of Agricultural Education, B. A. Welmer. I-ebanon: Dr. 11. A. Sul fa' y. II C. A Klinger, national delegate. Dr. Surface. \ ' HARRISBURG, PA., SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 4, 1916. 3130 SOLDIERS LOST IN GREATEST I SEA DISASTEROF MODERN t *' ' v. ' ... . : J>jeOY£*fCG <&jseri. frjt-rt stevtcm j ] LA PROVENCE PACKED WITH TROOPERS SUNK I This former French line steamship, converted into an auxiliary cruiser, carried about 4,000 troops and mem- ,' bers of she crew from France to Saloniki when she went down in the Mediterranean 011 February 26 after being | hit bv a torpedo or a mine. Fewer than 1,000 aboard were saved. l>a Provence was a 22-knots-an-hour vessel, of I 18.400 tons. She made her maiden voyage as a liner from Havre to New York in April ,1906. At the outbreak of ]- the war she was taken over by the French government. \ 1 Pit-is, March 4.—lt was announced at the French ministry of ntarinp that there were nearly 4,000 men on board the French auxiliary cruiser La Pro vence when she was sunk in the Medi terranean 011 February 26. It is stated that on board the Pro vence were the staff 01' the Third Co lonial Infantry Regiment, the Third Battalion, the second company of the First Battalion, the second machine gun company and one extra company. As the ministry of marine on Feb ruary 29 announced that the number of survivors of the Provence disaster was estimated at 870, it is indicated 3,130 lives were lost. This loss of life is the greatest ocean disaster of modern times. Up to the present the Hirgest number of lives ever lost in one wreck was when the White Star liner Titanic struck an ice berg off the Newfoundland banks 011 EXTRA FIREMEN TO GUARD LOCAL MUNITIONS PLANT Ilarrisburg Pipe and Pipe Bending Co. Obtains Better Protection , TWO COMPANIES MORE j Mysterious Munitions Plant Fires to Be Prevented Here To protect the Harrisburg Pipe and Pipe Bending Works where munitions are being manufactured for the allies, from destruction by fire or any pos sible bomb plot, two extra fire com panies have been ordered by Fire Chief John C. Kiniller. to respond to alarms from box No. 441. installed : ! yesterday mornine at the Herr street ' entrance of the big mill. The companies outside of the dis . trict of box 441, which is a private 1 one, which will answer alarms are the Hope and Susquehanna, each I equipped with a high-power engine • and pump and complete chemical ap -1 pa rat us. Orders also have been issued that the private box must be used only in - case of lire In the pipe mill, and that • other boxes in the vicinity shall be, used for all other fires. At noon to-day the new box w given a thorough test when the 12 o'clock alarm was sent in. and is now I ready for service. A number of auxiliaries have been installed in var ious parts of the plant in ease of any emergency, and it is probable that more may be added in a short time. , 1 Box No. 331 at the State street en -1 trance of »he plant will not be re- j moved, and may be used in case of' lire in the southern part of the plant. 1 1 AI.I KED PANCAKE BURIED i Widely Known Commercial header's Funeral This Afternoon : Funeral services for Alfred Pan- j cake, agjd 87, widely known com- j i mercial and banking man. who died . on Wednesday at his home, 1501 North 1 • Second -treet. were held at 2.30 o'clock ; this afternoon at the. home. The j Rev. E. E. Curtis, pasior of the West minster Presbyterian Church, officiated. Burial was made at the Harrisburg . Cemetery. The honorary pallbearers, lifelong ' friends of Mr. Pancake, were Dr. H. B. . Waller, Mr Robinson, M. G. Baker, t Harry Miibr. Robert Hunter. Frank B. Musser. Thomas T. Wiernian, George W. Reily and Edward Bailey. G. *.\. It. CAMP IV AUGUST By Associated Cress 1 1 Kansas City, Mo.. March 4. —The ! National Encampment of the Oranil Army of the Republic will be held in Kansas City from August 29 to Sep- j ■ tember 1, it was announced to-day. NEW RUSSIAN ENVOY By Associated Press Washington. D. C., March 4.—The \ nomination of David R. Francis, for mer governor of Missouri, to be am bassador to Russia, will he sent to the Senate Monday by President Wll- , . son. KOItEIOKKS KILE ACTIOX Two trespass suits for damages amounting to SB,OOO. were tiled to-dav , when Evlea Dragovlc brought an action , against Trlvin Alien for $3..000 for ' slander, and Tomo Koznak started a similar action against Joko Tomosovlc for $5,000 for alienating his wife's af- fectlous. i April 14. 1912, and sank with a death i ■ loss of 1,595. The rescued numbered 74 3. The French ministry of marine had 1 previously issued no statement as to 1 the number of persons 011 the Pro- ; : vence when she went down. The ves- 1 sel, however, when in the transatlantic service could carry 1,960 persons, in- i eluding the crew, and it has been pre sumed that, as she was transporting 1 troops between ports not far apart, she was carrying a iv-y er of men : larger than her nor 1 -paclty. The official lit announcing tii>' -inking of the rtovence said: i "The French auxiliary cruiser Pro vence II (so designated to distinguish her from the French battleship Pro vence), engaged in transporting troops to Saloniki. was sunk in the Mediter- 1 ranean on February 20. Two hundred and ninety-six survivors have been brought to Malta and about 400 to 1 Melos by French and British patrol 101 INDICTMENTS AGAINST BREWERS FOR SLUSH FUND Illegal. Expenditure of Money in Federal Elections Charged FINK CONCERN INCLUDED $1,300,000 in Fines Collectible if Convictions Are Obtained Special to the Telegraph Pittsburgh. Pa., March 4. One i hundred and one indictments, 100 j against brewing companies distributed j throughout Pennsylvania, including 'the Fink Brewing Company of liar- j rlsburg. and one against the United States Brewers' Association of New j York were unexpectedly returned yes- j terday to Judge W. H. S. Thomson.! in the United States district court, by! the federal grand jury investigating brewery contributions to political ! campaigns. This is the result of the government : inquiry begun here a month ago by i United States Attorney E. Lowry, Humes. The indictments, returned for alleg- j ed violations of two sections of the ! federal penal code, charge conspiracy by the brewing companies in the un lawful expenditure of money in fed eral elections. About $1,500,000 in fines, it was es (Con tinned on Page 10.) • ! Too Modest to Pull Up Stocking, Loses Savings Special to the Telegraph i Hammond, Ind., March 4. Mary ' Doruelia, of Indiana Harbor, lived next door to a bank for ten years, but j J she had no faith in banks. Her care- i , ful savings, guarded and added to for ! the purchase of a home, always were : under her personal supervision. She I went shopping to-day and she carried ; her life savings of several hundred, j dollars in her stocking. Her garter broke in the main street while she was passing a crowd of loaf ers. Too modest to pull up her stock- I ing while the loafers looked on. she j hurried to the shelter of a doorway, i The money was gone. When she re- j turned to where the loafers had been, they were gone. Woman V/ho Poisoned Baby Hangs Herself in Prison By Associated Press Auburn, N. Y., March 4.—Edith J. : Melber, who was serving a sentence ! of twenty years for the murder of her i i five-year-old son. George, by forcing ; poison down the child's throat and j leaving the body in a swamp in the outskirts of Albany, January 6, 1911, committed suicide in Auburn prison for women this morning. Twenty Killed and Many Hurt in Explosion at Paris By Associated Press Paris, March 4. —Twenty persons' were killed and a large numbpr In-1 'urf d in nn explosion near St. Denis, in j ihe suburbs of Paris, this morning.; J The cause of the disaster has not been j i ascertained. J vessels summoned by wireless. "No signs of a submarine were 110- J ticed either before or after the sink- ! ing. I>a Provence was armed with live I cannon of 11 centimeters, two of 57 millimeters and lour of 47 milli meters." Among the other great sea disasters, 1 in addition to (he Titanic were: The Cunard Line steamship Lusi- 1 tania, torpedoed by a German sub- ! marine and sunk off the Head of Kin sale. Ireland, May 7, 1915, with the \ loss of 1,206 lives. The burning of the excursion steamer General Slocum, in the East river. New York. June 15. 1904, when nearly 1,000 persons met death. The French Bine steamship Ea Bour gogne. sunk in collision with the steamship Cromartyshire, July 4, 1898, j with the loss of 580 lives. The Japanese liner Kioker Maru, ; sunk off the coast of Japan, September 128, 1912, with a loss of 1,000 lives. BLIND PEDDLER SHOT BY INSANE MAN WITH RIFLE Stands in Pliila. Doorway With Bepeating Gun and Wounds Two Other Men and Women 1 FIBES HAP HA Z A B D Subdued and Arrested by Policemen After Terrific Struggle By Associated Press | Philadelphia. March 4.—A man be \ lieved to be insane stood to-day in I the doorway of a house in the south ern section of the city with a repeat ing rifle in his hands and before he was overpowered he shot and killed one man and wounded two men and I two women. Without any warning, the man, who lis Anthonia Pronogo, 29 years old, emerged from the house and taking his stand on the doorstep, raised his : rifle and shot at everyone who came within range. One of his victims was a blind ped i dler who was shot through the body ; and dropped dead after running a | short distance. Pronogo gave battle to policemen but was subdued and arrested. Brothers Pull Guns, One Drops in Quarrel Over SBO,OOO Estate By Associated Press Scran'on, Pa.. March 4.—Guslave C. i Brenneman. of this city, was mortally wounded by his brother, Charles D. j Brenneman, of Factoryville. Pa., near . here, in the law office of Charles Soper ' to-day. The brothers have been at logger- 1 heads for some time concerning an SBO,OOO .-'slate of their father, Daniel Brenneman,' who was an iron manu facturer here. They met at the attor ney's office to sign an agreement, but I bad blood immediately developed. Both were armed and they pulled re- : ; volvers simultaneously. Gustave fired twice, both shots going wild, narrowly missing spectators in the office. ! Charles fired once, the ball penetrating Gustave's'right lung. SCHOOLMASTERS HERE Round Table Discussion On Educa tional Needs City and county superintendents, ! high school principals and teachers to the number of over 100 were present this morning at the tenth apnual con ference of the Schoolmasters' Associa : tion of Central Pennsylvania, held in i the tliird-Hoor study hall of the Tech : ntcal high school. Ten counties were represented In 1 the gathering, which was presided 1 over by Supervisor Brehm, of this city. I A list of fifty round table subjects were ! discussed informally at the meeting. I the chief topic being the subject of standards of promotion. ASK MONTHLY REPORTS All departments of the State gov ' ernment have been asked by the new State Economy and Efficiency Com mission to make monthly reports on the amount of money spent and for ! what purpose. This request, which amounts to an order under the au thority vested 111 the commission, will enable u closer watch to be kept on the expenditures than Is now possible , I and will show where the money goes | without much Hcurckius of vouchers.; GERMAN INFANTRY ATTACKS STOP AS BIG GUNS START I Forces of Crown Prince With drawn From Struggle For Second Best DOI AUMOXT IS THE KEY Slight Advances Made on Both Flanks; Many Thrusts at Vital Points of Line After the desperate battling on the Douaumont plateau in the renewal of the German drive for Verdun there has come a second halt in the intense struggle. Paris to-day announces that there has been a cessation of in fnntry attacks by the crown prince's troops although his artillery is still keeping up a heavy bombardment. The continuation of artillery ac tivity may indicate a speedy renewal of the action on the Important front northeast of the fortress where the j French lines form a salient. The Douaumont sector is pointed out by I French military critics as a key posi ; tion essential to the German purpose of taking the fortress. Hence the | desperate nature of the struggle which lias been going on for Its possession. Contemplate Thrusts The importance of the German activities in other sectors is not over [Continued on Page 11.] Occupation of Bitlis Gives Russians Control of Entire Van Region By Associated Press London, March 4.—Two Turkish di visions, reinforced by troops that had fled from Ery.etum, are. the forces that ( had been operating against the Rus | sians on the line running through 1 Mush. Bitlis and Van, according to Iteuter's Petrograd correspondent. With the occupation of Bitlis. he points out. the entire Van region passed under the control of the Rus sians, while the Russian success sepa rates the two Turkish forces operating in the regions of Mush and Lake Urumiali, respectively. With the loss of Bitlis, it appears, j Turkish reinforcements cominc from j Mesopotamia would be compelled to travel by roundabout routes in oj-der to reach the third Turkish city. M II l<tfl II I W AMERICAN CONSUL AT ROME DIES I * consul here, was found dead in a chair shortly before the ft breakfis ■ to-day. Death was probably due to heart 1 1 disease. '> i WILL BUV SILVER HERE ** Lima, Peru, March 4.-—The government has .on: t J " ed with a German bank for purchase in New York of 145,- 1 ► ; 000 ounces of stiver for coinage, in addition to its previous ! ' • purchase. * J JLSE ATTACK AND TAKE t * Berlin, March 4, via London. "The enemy was re- || o retake Douaumont," the announced to-day. It was also announced that the booty ¥ taken by the Germans since February 22 had increased to V.. I I SENATE ARMY BILL INTRODUCED ' * Washington, March 4. —The Senate army bill was in- | troduced to-day by Chairman Chamberlain of the Military ' ► Committee. It proposes the most thorough measures of , militar «* times and is the first of the national defense bills urged by b President Wilson to be completed and introduced. f WANTED IN BOSTON ,► Harrisburg.—Felix Wilinski was arrested this afternoon ; t ctive Shuler for the Boston autho charged JI with stealing $177 from the R. H. Sterns Publishing Com- ' , pany. ! : «! y- MARRIAGE L ■! .tnmp» Strains nn«l Mury Kovnc», StwHon. ♦ironte It. Outer, »tv < umlirrlnuil, uud Mnry M. M<'Faild», city. _ | l.loyd E, »laun ami LUlle K. Zrr ht, Sitrelton. i 1 ■ Vlr'" nlki" w ii Win wH 20 PAGES CITY EDITION FATHER HASSETT WARNS AGAINST VULGAR DANCES Takes Occasion lo Point Out Church's Position in Regard i to Worldly Amusements ; URGES GIVING TO POOR Total Abstinence From Use of Alcoholics Is Also Recom mended In issuing: the Lenten regulations : for the Harrisburg; Diocese of the Ro i man Catholic Church to-day. the Rt. » Rev. M. M. Jlassett, administrator of the diocese, takes occasion to warn the i j members of the Church against "vul -11 gar and llcivious dances, indecent and j suggestive theatrical productions." I Mgr. Hassett's statement in con nection with the Lenten regulations is ,!us follows: . j "The Lenten season is a time for •; recalling and living up to the high . i moral standard set by the Catholic . i Church for her children. This stand > ard forbids all vulgar and lascivious i dances, indecent and suggestive the ; atrical productions. "Prohibited at ull seasons, there is i j special inhibition now. And they ob . | serve the L,enten season best who ab ! stain altogether from going to places 1 of amusement during this holy seuson. ; During this season all entertainments [Continued oil Pago 11.] Gets $1,200 For Can of Dye That Cost s2l | Special to ilia Telegraph I Heading, Pa., March 4. Pay in ft s2l for a can of 25 pounds of fast • black dye and selling it for SI2OO, i! a 550 per cent, profit, was the ex i perience of a textile manufacturer . , here. He kept it in a safety vault ■ ! until he sold it. Textile and hat i manufacturers here are seriously hani ■ pered by lack of dyes and all are will • i ing to pay almost any price for ; i genuine dyes. ; ■ Several plants liere are manufac turing fast black. The Reading Chem , leal Manufacturing Company, is mar- I keting two tons dally and is preparing > to make several colors as well as r i black, having perfected its own for mulas.