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Three Zeppelins Fly Over East Coast
HARRISBURG tfSjgllg TELEGRAPH LXXXV— No. 174 STRIKERS PLAN FOR MASS MEETING; > 47 CARS OPERATE President Musser Says Ten Strikers Have Applied For Old Positions ORGANIZERS SUMMONED Unions to Be Extended; Trac tion Company Says Its Posi tion Is "Final" A statement by Vice-President Thorpe, of the car men's union, that the strike will be maintained and other branches of labor organized here, and the assertion of President Frank B. Musser, of the Harrisburg Railways company that 4 6 cars are in operation on all of its lines to-day, were the only developments of the street car strike situation this morn ing. Another car was added this afternoon. Ten strikers have applied for their old positions with the Harrisburg Railways company, according to President Musser, and have been ac cepted. Eight of these men, he said, at noon were operating cars: Two more applications have been received from strikers, the official went on to say, and are being considered. Union men said this morning that if they cannot get a meeting now with Mr. Musser. they would take steps to start a labor movement in the city, and organize all branches of working people. Vice-President Thorpe said he had wired to the American Federation of Labor head quarters this morning and that labor organizers are to be sent here. Mass Meeting; To-night. Plans have been made by the strikers to have a big mass meeting !n Market Square this evening at 8 o'clock, and several addresses will be made setting forth the side of the union car men. President Musser announced at noon that forty-six cars are in opera tion on all of the lines of the com pany, and that schedules are being maintained. One more car was sent out this afternoon, making the total forty-seven. Fifty-two cars are op erated on all of the lines under normal conditions, officials explained, and stated that all of the cars will probably be running next week. Eight of the ten strikers who have been given positions were operating cars this morning, Mr. Musser went on to say, and the other two probably will be sent out later in the day. Arrangements have been started to keep most of the cars oil the lines this evening. The same number as were on to-day will be sent out to morrow, officials announced. Chief of Police J. T. Zeii. this morn lnr all officers to arrest on si*"" ' .Htney drivers, wherner licensed o' who violate trairtn Ordinances, si "that numerous complaints have beVti received at police headquarters. Company's Statement. In a statement issued through the advertising columns of the newspa pers, President Musser declares to-dav that the decision of the company is final, and that the company "is not bluffing." In the statement, it is said that 165 former employes left the service of the company and from [Continued on Page 3] Senate Urges Clemency For Sir Roger Casement Washington, July 29. By a vote of 46 to 19 the Senate to-day adopted a resolution requesting President Wilson to transmit to the British government an expression of hope that it would exercise clemency in the treatment of Irish political prisoners. This will include Sir Roger Casement. MINE FIRE RAGES Hazleton. Pa., July 9. Kire is rag ing in the Ebervale mines of the G. B. Markle company. Water lines have been run into the slope and a big force of men is fighting the flames. THE WEATHER. For Harrlshurg and vicinity: Fair and warmer to-night and Sun day. For Eastern Pennsylvania: Fair warmer to-night and Sunday gentle to moderate east to soutii winds. River The Susquehanna river and all its branches will continue to fall. A stage ot about 4.S feet is Indicat ed for Harrlsburg, Sunday morn ing. General Conditions Increasing air pressure over the .\ortlieastem part of the Inited States with easterly winds, has caused a further decrease of a to 10 degrees in temperature ■ long and near the Atlantic eoast from .New England to Florida. The hot wave continues over nearly nil the territory lying be tween the Missouri and Ohio rivers with further rises of a to 0 degrees in temperature In the last twenty-four hours. Temperature! S a. m., AO. Sun: Iltscs, 5 u. in.; sets, 7:22 p. m. Moon: New moon, to-night at Hits River Stage: 3.3 feet above low water mark. Yesterday's Weather Highest temperature, SO. I.onest temperature. 73. Mean temperature, 7«. Normal temperature, 75. Getting used to strange newspapers is like breaking in a pair of new shoes—mighty uncomfortahle. Order the Harrisliurg Telegraph mailed to your vacation address if you would enjoy real comfort. Six rents a week will bring the Telegraph to you no mat ter where you are. nv rARniERS 0 CENTS A WEEK. SINGLE COPIES 2 CENTS. ALL NEWSPAPERS PRINTING INDUSTRY MENACED BY WORLD-WIDE PAPER FAMINE The paper famine has reached a point where it is seriously menacing the newspapers of the country and the printing business as a whole. The American Review of Reviews, com menting on the situation says: "A commodity even so indirectly re lated to the demands of war as pa per is showing the prevailing ten dencies to such a degree as seriously to embarrass publishers. The higher price of paper stock and the dif ficulty in obtaining it at all in Eng land was a chief factor in the dis continuance in March of the London Daily Standard, after a career of 60 years, for a considerable portion of which it was the most important or gan of the middle classes in England. "In America the demand for paper has been increasing for six months, as a result of general business ac tivity. At the same time supplies used in its manufacture have been decreased by war conditions, and in some cases have almost been cut off. "The supply of old rags is affected by the cutting off of the importa tions from the European peasantry and by the demand for the making of guncotton. The chemicals used in bleaching the paper produced by sul phuric acid and alum are being de voured by the manufacturers of ex plosives, while importations of lute have fatten off until the price is doubled. An embargo has been plac ed on shipments of wood pulp from .Norway and Sweden, while Canada stopped access to her vast resources some time ago. . Newspapers Hard Hit The newspaper publisher is, in nf-fn' fu I ? it b - v war conditions in t r»L°J her Uem ; s of supplies besides the basic one of paper stock. Vir tually everything going into the manu facture of a daily newspaper has in creased in price from 10 to 50 per cent—inks, owing to the advance in c ,™' of ac "i s ancl dyes, from 300 to 3000 per cent; type, owing to the ZEPPELINS RAID ENGLISH TOWNS Flv Over East Coast Villages; Drop Bombs on Bailroads; No Casualties By Associated Press London, July 29 ; Three Zeppelin dirigible balloons participated in the raid early this morning on the east coast of England, it was officially an nounced this afternoon. There were no casualties. Details of the Zeppelin raid on the east coast are still lacking. An un official dispatch however, says that a German airship- proceeded inland for a short distance and dropped two bombs at the side of a railway. The Zeppelin then proceeded to an adjoining village where eight bombs were dropped. The missiles fell in fields and roads where no damage was done. The Zeppelin cruised about for twenty minutes and then went off in a northerly direction towards the coast. neuter's correspondent at Amster dam reports that a Zeppelin l'lew over Sluiskil, on the Dutch-Belgian border, going in a northeasterly direc tion. it was fired upon by Dutch guards. This is the first German airship [Continued on Page 9] JAP PREMIER TO RETIRE By Associated Press Tokio, Japan, July 29. Japanese newspapers insistently forecast the re tirement of Marquis Okuma from the premiership and the organization of a new Japanese ministry, probably pre sided over by Lieutenant-General Count Teruuchi, the governor-general of Kore a. GRAMM HOTEL IS SOLD FOR $14,000 Famous Subway Hostelry of Canal Days, Bought by Brewing Co. The "Subway Hotel," the old hos telry on North Seventh street near the subway, whose popularity dates way back to the days when the Pennsyl vania canal was a real highway of commerce through Pennsylvania, has been sold to the Lancaster Realty Com pany, representing the Reicker Brew ing Company, fcr $14,000. The property was owned by John A. Gramin, one of Harrisburg's well known Pennsylvania Germans, and for years and years the inn was known as "Gramin's Tavern." The crews of many a canal boat paused for refresh ment in the days when the whistle of the giant class H6 locomotives and the [Continued on Page 14] Strike-breakers Operate Cars on New York Lines New York, July 29. —Several hun dred professional strike-breakers many imported from other cities, were sent out on cars in the Bronx to-day by the Union Railroad company in a determined effort to resume a normal running schedule. Two hundred of the 1200 employes of the Third avenue railway and its cross town lines in Manhattan borough of this city are reported to have gone on strike at 10 o'clock this morning. Labor leaders said the remainder of the Third avenue carmen were expect ed to walk out late to-day. HARRISBURG, PA., SATURDAY EVENING, JULY 29, 1916. higher cost of lead, tin and antimony | —even the rubber and felt blankets I wrapped around the press rollers add I their quota to the increased cost-of i living of the daily." >'o Hope of Relief 1 Through an important bulletin Just 1 issued by a prominent concern which manufacturers and distributes all grades of paper it is learned that the ; causes of the present famine and in i creasing cost of paper are such as to ! indicate no change for the better in the near future. This bulletin states that a large proportion of bleached and unbleached sulphite and ground ! wood pulp used In the manufacture of ; paper has come from Europe- that the ; amount from the Central Empires has been entirely stopped while the | pulp from Norway and Sweden has i been materially decreased. What is now being received is costing double | its former value. Dyes, chemicals and paper ma chinery and every other article which goes into the manufacture of paper j has increased anywhere from twice | to ten times the price paid a year ago. | Labor has increased twenty-five to ! fifty per cent. It is not believed there ] will be any chango until after the I European war and then months will • elapse before prices can be readjusted. ; The bulletin expresses the opinion that I the paper mills will never be able to go back on the old schedules and for i that reason former prices will not obtain. As showing one or the causes of the high cost of print paper, which is seriously menacing the newspaper in dustry, it is pointed out that the im portation of sulphite which averaged about 380,000 tons annually before the war has dropped during the present year from 28,880 tons in January to 3.952 tons in May. Prices Going Up All over the country newspapers are advancing prices. The Milwau kee Free Press, a morning newspaper yesterday announces an advance from 1 to 2 cents in the price of the paper for street sales. It attributes the ad vance to the greatly increased cost of print paper. The changed price will be effective August 7. MAN MISSING; WIFE GONE NOW Broken-Hearted Mother Seeks Her Boy and His Deserted Helpmate NELSON LEROY MELL Heartbroken and critically ill, wor rying about the mysterious disappear ance on . T une 25 of son, Nelson Leroy Mell, 210 Chestnut street, this city, Mrs. Alfred Mell, who lives on [Continued on Page 2] 120 BANDITS ARE KILLED IN CLASH Carranza Commander Asserts Villista Band Is Scattered With Losses By Associated Press Mexico City, July 29. General Ja cinto Trevino reported yesterday that forces of Villa and killed 120 bandits, gordo. Chihuahua, encountered the forces of Villa and killed 10 bandits, including General Pablo Salinas. In addition many men were made prison er. They were executed immediately. The War department also reported to-day that General Plank, engaged in a light with Villa's men in Teyehua, killing thirty of them. Plaza Ocampo, in Tamaulipas, which has been held by Villa bandits, is re ported to have been captured by the constitutionalist forces, who killed fifty of the bandits. U S. Agrees to Arbitrate With Carranza Government Washington. July 29. General Carranza was Informed last night in a note handed to his ambassador here that the Washington government is prepared to submit to a joint interna tional commission the task of seeking a solution of border problems. The proposal of the de facto govern ment for a commission is accepted, however, with the suggestion that the powers of the commissioners be en larged beyond the limits proposed in the Mexican note to July 12. Agreement to this suggestion is ex pected, and it was stated officially to-night that the American members would be appointed and the commis sion be assembled at Some point in the Vnited States at an early date i WAR CANOES TO RACE FOR HIGH SCHOOLHONORS? Plan Triangular Championship For Steelton, Tech and Cen tral on Labor Day PLAN REGATTA PROGRAM Committee Appointed to Se cure Craft; Details of Big Parade Three great "war" canoe loads of husky athletes of the Central, Tech nical and Steelton high schools will race on Labor Day for the triangular championship of the Susquehanna if present plans don't go awry. Preliminary steps to assure this fea ture as the crowning event of the big regatta and water carnival to be held under the direction of the "Greater Harrisburg navy" were taken to-day with the announcement of a committee to make the necessary arrangements. The committee consists of H. O. Dib ble, Dr. C. K. Fager and Charles S. Davis, principals respectively of the local and Steelton high schools and E. C. Ensminger, A. P. Dintaman, Hay Steward and George W. Bogar. Tlic First Event If the proposed race can be ar ranged it will be the first of its kind ever held on the river. From twelve to twenty men will comprise the crews, the number to be determined upon later when definite information has been secured as to whether the big boats can be obtained. The committee will get in touch at ; once with the various manufacturing i firms with a view to leasing three craft . if possible. Should this be arranged I the boats will be brought here a few I days ahead of time in order that the j [Continued on Page 14] Labor Wants Early Peace; is With Railroad Unions Sfecial to the Telegraph ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.. July 29. Federated labor organizations of the world are to be invited to join with the Anurican Federation and the French "Federation to dema.ua repre sentation in the peace council after the war in Europe, with the object of having written into any peace treaties the "rights of humanity," clearly and unmistakably. President Jouhaus, of the French Republic's unionized workers, who is het<e attending the conference of the Executive Council of the American Federation of Labor, assured the council that France could be counted upon to aid in whatever methods are adopted to secure, if not by immediate membership, then through the French Peace Commissioners, a state of the kind suggested. He endorsed President Gompers' opinion that humanity should have some consideration' in whatever de cisions will be reached, and that the interests of humanity should be safe guarded. All railroad brotherhoods were ad vised that they have tlic sympathy and support of the federation in their efforts to secure an eight-hour day, preferably by arbitration, but that the federation would stand behind them If recourse to a strike was absolutely unavoidable to secure their demands. ENGINE HIS GUILLOTINE Lovelorn Youth Places Nock On Track and Ends Life Special to the Telegraph Washington, N. J.. July 29.—Au gustus Wilkinson, 17-year-old son of Clark Wilkinson, committed suicide this evening by placing his neck in the path of a Lackawanna Railroad pas senger train near Port Murray, three I miles from hare. The young man, who recently quit work in a munition plant near Phila delphia, ended his life because of an i unfortunate love affair. DYNAMITE PLANT OF "THE MENACE" Three Bombs Explode Beneath Floor; Building Catches Fire By Associated Press Springfield, Mo., July 29. Three bombs exploded beneath the floor of the Menace Publishing plant, at Aurora, Mo., at 4.15 o'clock this morn ing, slightly damaged the publishing company plant and set tire to a mass of copies of The Menace, • a-n anti- Catholic publication, just off the press. The flames were soon extinguished. This week's issue of The Menace dated August 5, carried several elec tion articles. It is customary to start the presses Saturday but in an effort to defeat a candidate for governor in the State, the Missouri publication had been printed and mailed Friday. Workmen expected to have the presses running in a few hours. The greatest damage was done to the floor near the back part of the building. FORTY-FOUR PARALYSIS DEATHS By Associated Press New York, July 29. The epidemic of infantile paralysis set a new high mortality record to-day. forty-four children dying of tne disease during the 24 hour period ending at 10 o'clock this morning. OIL MAY HE CHEAPER By Associated Press Pittsburgh, Pa., July 29. The first change in the crude oil market since March 17 was announced by the prin cipal purchasing agencies here to-day when all grades in this market were reduced ten cents a barrel. GIRL WHO DIED FROM AIR INTO VEINS; YOU 4S . ; ; S//S5 ELIZABETH GGQCLtFP © /trr'c /s7*-r %amrtcK ELIZABETH RADCLIFF AND ROT HINDERLEITER Olney, 111., July 29.—Roy Hinderleiter, who is charged with having caused the death of Elizabeth Itadclitt by injecting air into her veins, protests that he is the innocent victim of circumstances, being drawn into the affair by the girl who arranged for him to meet her to beg him to marry her and thus save her from results for which he claims he was in no wise responsible. Judge Whitcher, the boy's attorney, will introduce the suicide theory in the trial and sees in the death of the girl a repetition of the self destruction of Marian Lambert in the Orpet case. If not actual suicide, then he feels that she had an operation performed upon herself and so came to her death through her own act. The chief evidence against the prisoner seems to rest in the fact that he rode into town with her dead body in h,is arms. Judge Whitcher has made the following statements: "Roy Hinderleiter has no medical knowledge. "His family was prominent; his father was wealthy. But he knew nothing about women. "When he met Elizabeth he was hypnotized by the girl's attraction. She was the belle of the town. A dozen Olney youths fought her favors. "Hinderleiter was handsomer than any of them and she finally chose him for her sweetheart. But she continued tier meetings with other boys of tiie town. "With one of them she went out almost every night. Hinderleiter she saw about once a week. When her indiscretions resulted in what seemed inevitable disgrace it was Hinderleiter to whom she appealed. He went to her. She died in his arms. "He whipped his team to a breakneck speed to the Olney Sanatorium, and in so doing disproved any guilty knowledge of the nature of her death." On the other side, the prosecution brought out that Hinderleiter has boasted of knowledge of birth control. The State has brought into the case the name of Dr. George Weber, of West Salem. Dr. Weber, according to State's Attorney Morris, sold Hinderleiter an in strument which the boy used several times upon Elizabeth to prevent con sequences Of their alleged intimacy. EMPEROR KNEW OF FRYATT'S DEATH War Council Passed Upon Case and Assented to Execution, London Says W' By Associated Press London, July 29.—According to a report from Maestricht, Holland, for warded by The Hague correspondent of the Exchange Telegraph Company, the question of Captain Fryatt's exe cution was discussed at the Imperial German headquarters, in reply to a telegram from the Duke or Wurttem bern announcing the sentence and asking for its confirmation. This was telegraphed immediately by the War Council, which included Emperor William and General Von Falkenhayn and other staff officers, eleven of whom are said to have been in agree ment on the justice of the sentence. Represents "New Principal in Warfare Germans Say Berlin, July 28, via London, July 29.—The execution at Bruges on July 2 7 of Captain Charles Fryatt of the British steamship Brussels, after trial by court-martial for attempting to ram a German submarine, denotes a new phase in the controversy over the sea rights of merchantmen. The German government prize regulations issued before the beginning of the war adopted the principle that mer chantmen were not entitled to com mit acts of war and it threatened to treat as pirates those attempting to do so. SCHWAB TO SPEAK HERE OCTOBER 2 With President E. G. Grace, Steel King Will Visit Cham ber of Commerce Officers of the Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce expect to have the an nual meetiner, October 2, made notable by the presence of Charles M. Schwab and Eugene G. Grace, chairman and president, respectively, of the Beth lehem Steel Corporation. A recent let ter from Mr. Giaoe to the Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce reads as fol lows "Replying to your letter of the 20th instant, it will be Mr. Schwab's pleas ure. as well as my own, to be your guest some tima this Fall. "I suppose later on you will be ad vising us of the date, and we shall in ! deed be pleased to be ready." I The Harrisburg Chamber extended i these officials an invitation to be its ] guests on February 22. when the deal j of announcing the sale to them of the i Pennsylvania Steel Company was made 1 public. However, they desired to defer their formal visit with Harrisburg business men until the property was formally taken over. The officers of the Chamber believe the annual meet ing will provide an ideal means for the representative men of Harrisburg to meet Mr. Schwab and Mr. Grace. UXCLE SAM WIMi TRANSPORT DISCHARGED GUARDSMEN HOME By Associated Press Washington, D. C.. July 29.—Dis charged guardsmen will be transported home at government expense, not only to their states, but to the points where they were mustered into Federal serv ice. The War Department to-day made j this announcement to quiet apprehen- ! sive guardsmen and their families who I ■have been misled by contrary reports. pi# [ ***' * ** i recy H//VOE/Z j£) //vri. CAMP HII,L BOY CADET Special to the Telegraph Camp Hill, Pa., July 29.—1n the list of appointments to the United States Coast Guard Academy at New London, Conn., is the name of Cornelius P. Menger, of Camp Hill. The appoint ment is announced by the Treasury Department at Washington, D. C. I 1 CA VAL'RYMKN^HAVI£' Washington.—Major General Bliss reported to-day | several cases of measles in two troops of the First Penn- J eylvania Cavalry. The patients have been isolated. 1 GERMAN TAKES BRITISH CRUISER 1 1 Berli*. July !<}, by wireless.—A German auxiliary I cruiser at 1 o'clock on the morning of July 21 after an en- | 1 gagernent with the armed British steamship Eskimo, cap- j tured the vessel and brought her into port, according to a 1 ! statement given out to-day by the German Admiralty. The j encounter took place at a point fifteen miles r,outhcarjt..of Arendal, a Norwegian on the Skagerrak. j COLLISION TIES UP TRAFFIC Harrisburg. Market traffic was tied up for a bit this 1 morning on the Cameron approach to the Mulberry street viaduct whe i an automobile, owned by C. H. Van Lear, J 754 Dunkle : reel, and an Adams Express delivery wagon, 1 (!! collided. j SERBIANS ARE REPULSED j Sofia, Bulgaria, July 29, via London.—The repulse of 3 an attack on the Bulgarian lines along the Macedonian , front was announced to-day by the war office. « STREET CAR STRIKES AUTOMOBILE J Harrisburg.—An automobile driven by Charles Singer I was struck and damaged to the amount of about SSO at Jt Sixth and Delaware streets shortly after noon to-day. \ Singer says the motorman of car No. 607 deliberately ran I into his machine when he stalled the engine near the tracks. S MARRIAGE LICENSES \ I.uke /.ovorlck anil Theresa lles.net*, Steeltou. l.eroy Huliluinn and .Nellie Roy Sohn, Middletown. Kduard James Money, elty, and Kiln May lurley, Steelton. > Calvin lilt*bard Stuner, Lemoyne, und Ue»»le Catherine Bner, York. •« VI II Vli nun CITY EDITION 16 PAGES ALLIES PREPARE jANOTHER ADVANCE I IN SOMME REGION Make Thrusts at German Posi tions to Clear Ground For Continuing Push RUSSIANS AGAIN VICTORS Drive Towards Lemberg Cap turing Many Prisoners; Teu tonic Lines in Peril While the British and French in the West are making thrusts here and there against the German front in the Somnie region, clearing the ground for an attempted further advance, op erations promising speedier import ant results are proceeding on the eastern front. In Southern Volhynla the Russians are pressing their drive against Lem berg, capital of Galicia, their ad vance being greatly facilitated by the capture of Brody on the Dubno-Lem berg railroad announced last night. The Teutonic lines farther north are imperiled by this move and the core [Continued on Page 9] As Murderer Prepares to Start For Death Chair, Judge Stays Execution By Associated Press i Ossining, N. Y., July 29. —A3 I Charles F. Stielow was about to start I for the electric chair at the State prison this morning the prison author ! ities received word by telephone that Supreme Court Justice Charles L. Muir i had granted a stay of execution until ! 11 o'clock to-night. Stielow is condemned to die for the 1 murder of Charles Phelps, a farmer ! and his housekeeper, Margaret tWol j cott, at Medina, N. Y., in July, 1915. ; Justice Guy said that so many papers t had been submitted to him during the j night in defense of Stielow that he ' did not have time to examine them i before the hour set for the execu tion. Stielow's friends contend that men tally he is scarcely the equal of a seven-year-old child. They asserted also that an alleged confession was wrung from him by third degrea methods. Governor Whitman declined to intervene.