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HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH LXXXV— No. 103 TEXT STRENGTHENS BELIEF THAT BREAK HAS BEEN AVERTED Authentic Version, Fully Decoded Is Placed Before Presi dent Wilson; Shows No Material Difference From Reply Already Published REFERENCE TO U. S. PEACE TERMS CAREFULLY CONSIDERED; MAY MAKE BRIEF ANSWER Will Indicate That So Long as New Orders to Submarine Commanders Are Fully Observed Relations Will Not Be Severed on That Score By Associated Press , ■Washington. D. C., May <">. The official text of German's note, fully decoded and laid before President Wilson shows no material difference, from the unofficial text published yes- j terday in news dispatches. This strengthens the probability that a diplomatic break lias been averted, at least for the present. Overnight study of the note by; Cabinet members and officials did not; change their views that probably there would be no break in diplomatic rela tions unless there were further at tacks In violation of international law. There is a possibility that the Untied States may make a brief reply notify ing the Berlin government that as long as the new orders to submarine commanders are fully observed diplo-j matic relations will not be discon- j tinucd on that score. Secretary Lansing already has Studied the note once and was goinE over it very carefully again to-day. There were indications that further consideration by the cabinet would not he necessary. Carefully Heads I'oac*- Portion President Wilson read to-day with: careful attention the portion of the j note touching on peace. Some officials believed unusual significance should be attached to that part of the nole because it was taken to indicate offl cially that recent speeches of Chan i eller von Rethtnann-Hollweg before the relchstag were intended as no tices to the world that Germany was ready for peace on certain terms. The note says: "The German gov- i ernment, conscious of Germany's \ strength, twice within the last few months announced before the world it.; readiness to make peace on a basis j ■safeguarding Germany's vital interests.' thus indicating it is not Germany's fault if peace is still withheld from the nations of Europe." While it was indicated to-day that | President Wilson would make no fur ther peace moves until the allied gov ernments have signified their willing ness to receive suggestions on the sub ject. some officials thought 10-day (he German note might possibly draw forth something from the allies. Here Are the Demands of the United States and Way Germany Has Met Them The specific demands of the United r.afes and the manner in which Ger many meets them are as follows: The United Slates I Minimum If it Is still the purpose of the Im perial Government to prosecute re ientlesa and indiscriminate warfare against vessels of commerce by the use of submarines without regard to What the Government of the United Slates must consider the sacred and indisputable rules of international law and the universally recognised dictates of humanity, the Govern ment. of the United States is at last forced to the conclusion that ihere is but one course it can pursue. Unless the Imperial Government should now Immediately declare and effect an abandonment of its present methods of submarine warfare against passenger and freight-carrying vessels, the Government of the United Stales "•an have no choice but to sever diplo matic relations with the German Em pire altogether. Again and again the Imperial Gov ernment. has given its solemn assur ance to the Government of the United States that at least passenger ships would not be thus dealt with, and yet it has repeatedly permitted its under sea commanders to disregard those assurances with entire impunity. The German Reply The German Government, guided by this idea notifies the Government of the United States that German naval forces have received the follow ing order: In accordance with the general THE WEATHER HnrrUtuiri* .mi <1 vicinity* Fair and Stimlay. \ot iniirli change In tcmpornlnrr. Ktutfrn Wnnayl\aula 1 I'nrtly <*lnn«ly to-nlghf ami Sunday, prob ably Nliourr* In northern portion. Moderate *hlftiiiK Minds. Illver Tl»e Sunquehanna river and all If* trlfcutarlea "ill fall llonrll or re main nearly A nlane of about JV.It feel IK Indicated for liar rhhurg Muuday niorulnu. General Condition* The de|ire**lon that wan eenlral north of the lake rciclon Friday morning ha* paimcd off norfhca*t ward. The front of the dl*tiirh anee In the f anadlan ha* advanced ennfuard Into the upper Mlvalaalppl valley. There ha« been a general rUe of 2 to 14 degree* In temperature ca*t of Ihp Rorky Mountain* *lnce lant report. Temperature: fi a. in., till. Sun: nine*. 4.58 a. M.i Set*. 7.0.% p. n». Moon: Flrat quarter. May 10, 3.47 n. m. Illver Stage—s.4 feet above lotr Mater mark. Yentcrday** Weather lllghent temperature. 7.1. liOweat temperature. .IS. Mean temperature, flfl. -Normal temperature, 58, nv R\nniKß « CEVTS K WEEK, SINFII.K coriEs A CENTS. , principles of visit and searcn. ?Lnd the j destruction of merchant vessels recog nized by International law such ves sels both within and without the area declared a naval war none 9ball not] he sunk without warning and with-1 out saving: human lives unless* the ship j attempts to escape or offer resistance. 1 Accordingly, the German Govern-} ment is confident that in consequence of the new orders issued to the naval forces the Government of the United States will also now consider all im- . pediments removed which may have , been in the way of mutual co-opera (Continued on Pni?e 7) Baby Asks Elder Lad "Why Did You Kill Mama"; Confession Frees Father j Portsmouth. Ohio, May fi.—George Jordan. S, who told officials Wednes day that his father, Roy Jordan, killed his mother with a shotgun following: a , quarrel because she <1 id not get up early i enough to get breakfast, has confessed that lie shot his mother, officials sav. ' The officials had brought George and Fred, a little 3-year-old son, be- I fore the probate judge and were pre paring to ask them some questions, : | when Fred, in innocence and with a 1 pointing hand said: "George, what did you kill my mam ma for?" George hung his head and failed to ) answer. The officials were quick to follow the lead and asked Fred how George killed his mother and the little chap *ald "George killed her With a gun." The S-year-old lad. when asked If accusations made by his baby brother | were true, admitted them. National Banks Will Be Required to Report Their Foreign Investments Washington, T). C.. May 6.—The | Comptroller of the Currency to-day j issued a call to all national banks re quiring them to report to him their ; condition at the close of business on Monday, May 1. In their answers to this call, na- ! tional banks are required to inform I ; the comptroller of their investments ! i in foreign securities, particularly those ] j of nations now engaged in war. Brakeman C. H. Frank Killed Near Dillerville Charles H. Frank, aged 42 years, employed ns a brakeman on the Phila- \ delphia division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, was found dead along the! , i tracks of the Columbia Branch, near ' , Pillersville at 1:30 this morning. His | , body was severed at the abdomen. Brakeman Frank is survived by a wife front whom lie was estranged. He boarded at Hotel l.ynch, Verbeke and ; Capital streets. No funeral arrange- I , ments have been made. I No one knows how Brakeman .'Frank met his death. He was west i bound on a freight train due in Har | risbursr at 3 o'clock this morning. 1 1 Members of the crew missed Frank at ■ | Columbia. A track walker found the . body. • I . SEND FRANK HOIIL'S SWEATER TO MOTHER . | The police of' Cincinnati yesterday | held an annual sale of unclaimed . goods, and in the list of articles was . the sweater worn liy Frank Hohl, or 1: this city, at the time he was killed in , a revolver duel with Patrolman Frank . ! Chase, after Hohl had successfully j robbed three banks. . The sweater was claimed by Hohl's • first wife and has been sent here to i his mother. tj OPPOSE MAIL SERVICE , Christiania, May fi.—Norway noti .! fled the British and French Govern ments to-day that she cannot admit 1 the correctness of their interpretation ol The Hague 1907 convention re garding the seizure of neutral mails at sea. BUI.LET GRAZES BOY'S CHIN | A tragedy was narrowly averted this morning when little ten-year-old j Ralph Brackbill, 1818 Boas street threw a number of loaded cartridges into a small bonfire that he and sev eral other boys had built near the llarrisburg Arsenal. The bullet from one of the cartridges grazed the lower i side of the boy's cheek, bursting: a | blood vessel. A call was put in for the ambulance, but it was not needed I A physician dressed the wound. CAR HIT MILIi WAGON A milk wagon belonging to W. C ; Fox. of Unglestown and driven by ! " is wife - was struck a glancing blow at Fourth and Granite streets this morning by a Third street car north ward bound. Milk was spilled, but i the driver was unhurt. The horse re ! ceived a slight cut on the left flank. SIR-: KITES, BURGLAR FLEES i Pittston. Pa.. May.6.—Jennie Whyte, Durvea borough school teacher, showed her pluck yesterday when she resisted and routed a burglar with her teeth ns the only weapon. Awakened from sleep at 1 o'clocK, she screamed and the burglar leaped at her throat as she jumped out of bed. Miss Whyte got one of his lingers in her mouth, and almost bit iit off. She then jumped from a sec - ond-story window, and latoded unin sured. The burglar escaped. , HARRISBURG, PA., SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 6, 1916. COUNTESS FACING TRIAL DECLARATION SIGNER *** cot/srress rw -^ 7/^5 » MA&KfEw/r.Z' macdom/IGH «. o^. OOT7NTESS MARKIEWtCZ AND THOMAS MacDONAGII Among: the prisoners taken by the British in the rebellion in Dublin was the Countess Marklewicz. wife of a Polish arlist ami sister of .Sir Josslyn Hooth, a land owner of Salford, Manchester, England. In the recent attack against Dublin Castle, it is reported, she shot down and killed u guard. She was transferred to England, where she now awaits trial for treason. Thomas MacDonagh, one of the signers of the proclamation declaring Ireland a republic, was captured and later shot in the Tower of London. EIGHTH LEADER OF REBELLION IS SHOT TO DEATH Major John Mcßride, Boor War Veteran Killed; Two Others Jailed For Life Dublin, May, S.—lt was officially an- 1 ! nounced to-day that Major John j Mcßride. rhe eighth lender of the Sinn ; Fein rebellion to suffer death by sen ! tcnce of court-martial, has been shot. The sentences of Thomas Hunter and William Soßgrove, who were sen tenced to death with Major Mcßrlde, I were commuted to life imprisonment. I Major John Mcßride fought through out the Boer war with the Irish lirl- j : gade under Genertl Piet. When the [Continued on Page 3] TWO MOTOR CLUBS j PLAN FIGHT FOR BETTER HIGHWAY Harrisburg and Palmyra Auto ists to Bring Action Against Turnpike Company committees, appointed at a 1 ! joint session of the board of governors of the Motor Club of Harrisburg with the Palmyra Motor Club, at Hershey, 1 last evening, will meet shortly with a 1 view to bringing action against the i Dauphin and Berks Turnpike Com- 1 pany for not keeping their roads in good condition. It is understood that j complaints will be brought before jus- | i tices of the peace ail along the line of ( the road In question, which extends : 1 ; from the other side of Hummelstown ] I' to Wernersville. [Continued on Page S] ' HARRISBURG IS ! HANDED FLOWERS FOR CITY PLANS New Yorker Pays Municipality 'I Tribute in Talk Before En ; gineers' Society . How Harrisburg has more than kept I pace with other progressive cities of , the country in solving problems In , city planning, was interestingly em :! phasir.ed last evening by John E. Lath- ! i j rop. director of the city Planning- De i pariinent of the American city bureau j . of New York, before an audience of t I engineers, members of the Chamber I r of Commerce, city planners and other i ] officials, members of the Civic Club t and others who have taken a big part • | In the general development nnd im , tContnued on Page 14.] TROOPERS STORM POST OFFICE FOR FIRST HOME MAIL Governor's Troop on Strike Duty Gets Word From City; Both Joy and Gloom Special to the Telegraph Pittsburgh, Pa., May 6. The Gov ernor's Troop received its first mail from home this morning. Although awa 1 but a few days, the troopers sur rounded th? post office when it opened and there was both gloom and joy in the camp. Lieutenant Edwin A. Nlcodemus and Corporal M. M. Reider were re sponsible for a mean trick last night. When Corporal Reider found a piece of wire left by light men, he gave It [Continued on Page 3] FRESH DIVISION OF GERMANS IN NEW OFFENSIVE Concentrate Big Guns For An other Try at French Left Flank Heavy flghtinK has been resumed in the Verdun region with tho Germans again on the offensive west of the Meuse. They have brought up a l'resh division and apparently made a new concentration of heavy artillery. Instead of attacking Dead Man's Hill, around which the battle has raged recently, they are now directing their attention to the somewhat higher eminence known as hill 304, to the southwest, towards Avocourt, on the French left (lank. The afternoon bulletin of the Paris [Continued on Page «.] PENROSE ATTACKS THE GOVERNOR FOR HIS CANDIDACY Says That He Has Been Pushed Into the Fight by Some Poor Advisors Governor Brumbaugh's presidential candidacy, the activity of Attorney General Brown and others in his be half and the attitude of Mayor Smith, of Philadelphia, were bitterly assailed by Senator Boies Penrose in a speech of State-wide importance delivered lasf night al a dinner given to him by prominent Republicans and Independ ents of Philadelphia isnd vicinity. The speech declared that the Governor was not a candidate in good faith, but for trading purposes, and that the sentl- J Continued on Page 10] JEALOUS LOVER TRIES TO SHOOT HIS SWEETHEART Fires Six Sliots al Girl When He Sees Her With An other Man ATTEMPTS TO KILL RIVAL Then Engages Detective Durn haugh in Pistol Duel; Wounded in Cheek In n jealous frenzy because liisj sweetheart spurned him, Ihe police! say, Edward Manning, a cripple, at tempted to shoot May liarvey, of 325 | Francis street, and Frank Miller, the! man with whom Manning accused her i of being- intimate, as the pair were! about to leave the Francis street; house. Failing to kill either, lie went on a rampage and engaged Detective I. ! M. Durnbaugh, ex-Chief of Police, in | a pistol duel in Front street, at Gib- I son. After one of the detective's bui j lets grazed his cheek Inflicting' a slight I flesh wound, Manning surrendered, i Manning, according to the detective, met the Harvey girl and Miller in front of the former's home. Flourish i ing a revolver he demanded to know 1 why she was spurning his affections. . Without answering the girl turned, i screamed and fled. Manning, the police say, then opened fire while only [Continued on Cage ».] Mechanicsburg Physician on Job in War Hospital Dr. Richard R. Spahr, of Mechan icsburg. who sailed April 1, from &ew York for Bordeaux, on the "Rochani beau," with a number of other phy sicians and ambulance drivers arrived safely alter a pleasant voyage and no mishaps according to a letter re | ceived here today. The party then j proceeded to Paris to the Neuiiij hos pital in which there are fiUO beds for wounded and convalescent soldiers ! wounded in action. other hospitals ; are open in Paris as auxiliaries. Dr. | James Hutchison, of Philadelphia, and i Dr. Bouchet represent the head of the Neullly institution. A number of 'men from various parts of this coun j fry well known in medical circle? are I on the staff at this hospital. Be j tween 50 and 60 ambulances are in ; service to bring the wounded men to ; the hospitals from the trains. Men from the hospitals go out to the front land return with the injured. Santo Domingo Situation Following Rebellion Is Reported to Be Grave By Associated Press Washington. May 6.—Rear Admiral Caperton, in charge of the American fon-es in Santo Domingo and Haiti to-day advised the Navy Department thai the situation in Santo Domingo in the revolt against President Jinii nez was grave. .Admiral Caperton did not report landing marines to guard the Ameri can legation. House Forgets Party Lines in Observance of Uncle Joe Cannon's 80th Birthday By Associated Vress Washington, D. C„ May 6.—Party lines disappeared and old scores were forgotten by the Mouse to-day when, during the first hour of its regular I session, it joined in paying tribute to Representative Cannon, of Illinois, the former Speaker, who will be 80 years I old to-morrow. Never before in the I history of the House has an hour of [Continued on Page 11] I REPRESENTATIVE TUSKEGEE HERE FOR ASSISTANCE W. IJ. Hutcherson, field secretary for the Tuskegee Normal and Indus trial Institute made famous by its founder, the late Booker T. Washing ton, is in Harrisburg with the hope of enlisting the interest of people of this city in the school. Recause of the death of Mr. Wasli | ington at the beginning of the school year J175.000 of the $250,000 neces sary for running expenses of the school, which amount, he raised an nually. must be secured by five grad uates of Tuskegee, who are now in the field. Mr. llutcherson is one of these. There is much Interest in Harrisburg in the work of the fa mous institution. Major R. R. Morion, the principal elect who has been chosen to take the place of the lamented Washington, will assume charge of the school May 25th. After that date he will be at the head of the institution and will travel in its behalf. 21 Autos Full of Camp Hill Folk Go on Run At 6:30 o'clock this morning, al most 100 residents of Camp Hill In 21 automobiles started on their third annual two-day sociability run, and will return to-morrow evening after a trip of almost 300 miles. The party arrived at Baltimore about noon and then left for Annapolis where the afternoon was spent visiting the Naval Academy and other points of interest in the city. Tonight the party will stop at the Hotel Belvedere where headquarters will be established. The second day of the trip includes stops at Bel Air and Conowingo. Md., and also at Lancaster and Klizabeth town on the return trip. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the run to the contestants finishing closest to the secret running time set for the trip. ANOTHER ZEPPFXIN CRIPIXKI> By' Associated Press J.ondon. May B.—A dispatch from Rotterdam to the Daily News says that a Dutch fishing boat which arrived at Ameland, imported having sighted the Zeppelin D-9 flying eastward toward the North Sea yesterday and, ap parently badly crippled. P. M. SHARPLES ELECTED HEAD OF STATE FAIR CO. Albert E. Brown, Syracuse, Widely Experienced in Ex position Work, Manager REPORTS SHOW PROGRESS Rig Businessmen Chosen as Di rectors by Stockholders This Morning P. M. SHARPIES President. Stockholders of the Keystone State Fair and Industrial Exposition met tills morning ;il in o'clock in the otlli es in the Kunkel building for their an nual session. A large number of stock holders present heard reports showing ; rapid progress made in the exposition project during the last several months. Twenty-one directors were elected i and these officers were chosen: P. M. Sharpies, millionaire iminii : factlirer, of West Chester, Pa., presi [Continued on Page 10] 1 TO DETERMINE HIGHWAY ROUTES I i Pa. May 6.—Dr. J. D. Findley, Blair; David * | Barry, Cambria, and E. M. C. Africa Huntingdon, a special f 1 committee of the William Penn Highway Board of Gover- 4 | ro s. to-day heard the respective advocates of the proposed f f routes through Blair county, one through Hollidaysburg, ? the other through Altoona, and will recommend which I I should be accepted to the full board. Delegates from £ S 1 Tyrone, Hollidaysburg, Birmingham, Cresson and Alex- j 1 andria were present. DAVIS NOMINATED FOR N. J. JUDGESHIP £ Washington, May 6. J. Warren Davis, of Trenton, < * United States attorney for New Jersey, was nominated to , day for the new federal district judgeship recently ere- ► ated by Congress for New Jersey. Charles F. Lynch, of j ' iPaterson, Mr. Davis* assistant, was nominated for United « ► States attorney. I J (GENDARMES DISPERSE HAITIAN SENATORS ' * Port Au Prince, Haiti, May 6.—Members of the Haitian Senate, who persisted in holding a meeting in spite of the ' * warning of Rear Admiral Caperton, in command of the i American forces here, were dispersed to-day by a detach- " ' ment of gendarmes commanded by an American officer. GOVERNOR CONFERS WITH EMPLOYERS ? Pittsburgh, May 6.—Governor Brumbaugh, who has $ cc.4 la ihe city since yesterday, discussed the industrial V i i. ..iih ~ir. -j.cn, We->tin o house piesident, and I. W. ', i. t-iCoident of the Employers' Association of Pitts- • ? * bu.gn, which is fighting any shortening of working hours in ' ' tnc mills and factories of the distiict, at his hotel to-day. g ► yiRRIAGE LICENSES , * c, Miniiiokln. and Annr Urrtrudc IloimOin. Mlii- ' rat (on nn <l Amy Mrlvinln Krannlr, city . ddirtonn, and Margaret T. Krlarh. Hojalton. K i>i nfrm li li i mßj CITY EDITION 16 PAGES ROUT MEXICANS WITH 42 DEAD; AMERICANS ALL ESCAPE INJURY Full Squadron of Eleventh Cavalry Surprises Much Larger Force of Villa Ban dits Near Ojo-Azules, Seventeen Miles South of Cusihuiriachic MANY MORE OUTLAWS I WOUNDED BY TROOPS Cause Them to Flee Helter- Skelter; U. S. Soldiers Come Out of Fray Without a Scratch Field Headquarters near Naml quipa, by wireless to Columbus, N. | M., May 6.—A full squadron of two I hundred and thirty men of the Elev enth cavalry surprised and routed a j much larger force of Villa bandits at. Ojo-Azules, 17 miles south of Cuai- Jhuiriaohie early yesterday. Forty-two Meieans were killed and a great number were wounded. There were no American casualties. Surprised In Hnts The American command, under i Major Robert J*. Howie, had been j pursuing the bandits under General i Cruz Domlnguez and Julio Acosta. for i several days when they encountered them encamped in the huddled adobe | huts of ojo-Azules. The Mexicans were completely sur prised and sprang from their pallets half clothed. After firing a few wild shots they began a (light, each man (Continued oil Page 5.) StJK I'Oltl) EQB lIRF.T, By .Associated Press Washington, May 6. The Navy | l.eague filed a suit for libel to-day in ! the District Supreme Court agains\ | Henry Ford, the Detroit manufacturer asking for SIOO,OOO damages. The ! suit alleged libel in some of Ford':' i published statements opposing military preparedness.