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0 U. S. Steel Corporation and Workers' Union Finish Preparations For Big Strike LXXXVIII— NO. 220 18 PAGES Dall kS p itrp r o/£ d .t a J.Sr t c,M ' HARRISBURG, PA. SATURDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 20, 1919. • 81 TWO K CENTS' 58 HOME EDITION DENY REPORTS SHOPS WILL BE CLOSED DURING STEEL STRIKE U. S. Steel Corporation De clares Plants Are to Be Op erated as Long as They Are Able to Secure Men NATION-WIDE MASS MEETINGS TOMORROW Union Leaders Plan Series of Conferences With Workers; Will Stay Out Until Com panies Make Next Move By Associated Press. Pittsburgh, Sept. 20. Reports that the U. S. Steel Corporation would shut down its plants in the Pittsburgh district unless there was 100 per cent, loyalty shown i>y the workers were denied to-day at the offices of the Carnegie Steel Com pany, a subsidiary. The plants will operate as long as men report for work, it was said. The reports caused a stir in labor circles here, but were not believed in view of the statement made by E. H. Gary, chairman of the board of the U. S. Steel Corporation, in his letter to the presidents of the subsidiary companies that the plants should proceed with their business in the usual way. To Continue Operations Representatives of steel companies all along have said that they will op erate as long as they are able to do so. At national strike headquarters to-day, W. Z. Foster, secretary of the national committee of the steel workers, said that the next move was up to the employers. "We have called the men out," he said, "and they will stay out until the com panies make a move that will bring them back." Asked how many men he expected will answer the strike call, Mr. Fos ter replied that he did not know but that the union would begin "count ing noses" Monday. Can't Pin Armed Stories Mr. Foster was also asked whether be knew of steel companies through out the country fortifying their plants and said that the committee had been receiving reports for a long time that guns, machine guns and ammunition have been taken into mills from time to time. "We have been hearing these things for a long time," he said, "but I have not been able to definitely pin them down." The national strike committee has arranged for mass meetings in every steel workers community in the country to-morrow, Mr. Foster said. It was also arranged to hold mass meetings at least three times a week during the strike. The national committee had no direct information this morning re garding the situation in Colorado where organized men employed in the Colorado Fuel and Iron Com pany have been asked to strike. Most of the workers in this com pany, it is said, are enrolled in the company union knovti as the Rocke feller plan. AlvTition of company unions is one of the demands of the American Federation of Labor. It was said at national head quarters that the Amalgamated As sociation of Iron. Steel and Tin Workers is negotiating with a large independent plant. Inquiry at the offices of the association elicited nothing. M. F. Tighe, president of the association, was in Wheeling. Va., to-day, but whether he went [Continued on Page 2.] Men, Wages and Salaries Involved in Threatened Strike Approximate number of steel employes affected by strike m America, 600,000. Employes of the United States Steel Corporation affected by the strike, 268,710. The demands made by the men are: Right to collective bargain ing: eight-hour day; six-day week; abolition of twenty-four hour shift; reinstatement of men discharged for union activities; standard wage scale; increase of pay; double pay for overtime, holiday and Sunday work; aboli tion of company unions; abolition of physical examination of ap plicants: adoption -of seniority principles. Number of United States Steel Corporation employes holding stock in 1919, 60,741; 1918, 4 3,- 777; 1917, 39,252. Total wages and salaries paid by the United States Steel Cor poration in 1918, $452,663,524. Expenditures for welfare work by United States Steel Corporation in 1917, $10,648,980. Unskilled help, lowest, $3.50; highest, $6. Skilled he'p, lowest, $7; high est. $7O to $BO. Highest priced help, rollers, who run up to $BO a day and average $3O. Next highest help, melters, who average $2O a day. I THE WEATHER] Ifnrrlsliurg and Vicinity: Fair to night. Sunday fair and some what warmer. EaMern IVnimylvnnln; Fair to night anil .Sunday. Mllghtlv warmer Sunday. .Moderate to south wlndn. Hivert The Sunquehanna river and all It* hrnnehen will fall iloul.v or remain Mtatlonary. A *taei> of about 3.3 feet In Indicated for Ilarxiaburg Sunday morning:. HARRISBURG ifSfjlll TELEGRAPH ANOTHER BIG PLANT ASKS FOR DAYLIGHT Hundreds of More Names Are' Added to Ever-Growing Pe tition Calling on City Coun cil to Continue This Popular Measure During Summer PETITIONS GO BEFORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE With the addition- to-day of hun dreds of names of Elliott-Fisher Company employes to the petition calling on City Council to pre-crve lor five summer months next year, the popular daylight-savjng meas ure lent fresh impetus to the cam paign. Directors of the movement learned to-day that petitions have been vir tually completed in several other big plants and shops. Others having completed the canvass with prac tically 100 per cent, results include the office force of the Steeltot? plant of the Bethlehem Steel Company. Bowman's department store, Moor head Knitting Company and The Telegraph Printing Company. Petitions were distributed yester day to members of the Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce at the week ly luncheon, with the request that they be put before their associates and employes. • Warren R. Jackson, secretary of the Chamber, to-day placed a peti tion- in the offices of the oiganization for signatures of businessmen. Mr. DESHONG AGAIN UNDER FIRE FOR HIS PRACTICES Samuel Fishnian Declares His Son Saved Him From As sault by Alderman Claiming that his life had been threatened by Samuel Fiabxuan dur ing an argument last evening at his office, Alderman James B. DeSbong declared to-day that he would con sult his attorney, Robert Stucker, and then- bring suit against Fish man, charging him with surety of the peace and disorderly conduct. Mr. Fishman in his version de clares that it was DeShong who at tempted to assault him. and that only the intervention of his son- pre vented the magistrate from striking hint. The trouble between Fishman and DeShong was the result of an action brought by -W. H. Shepphard against O. H. Gregory, charging the latter with false preter/se. Demands Casli Bail When Gregory was brought be fore DeShong he alleges the Alder man demanded $3OO cash bail, re fused to accept $l5O in cash and [Continued on Page 2.] Girl Leaps From ' Auto Just Before It Crashes Into Tree When a big automobile, 3aid to I have been taken during the night j from the garage of H. W. Neidlg. gro- | cor of West Fairview, dashed across a sidewalk near Front and /erbeke streets and collided with a tree, a man, as yet unidentified, narrowly escaped death or serious injury. A moment before the cra-.l: came, a girl is rep in| d to have leipod from 'he car, w'tloii a few witne-.'.is report I to have been '-.inning in su;h a man- i tier as would Indicate that the driver I had lost control. Both the man anil I girl left in fore their identity could j bo learn?). The oamage to tiro ma- j chine is estimated at between $)• n | jr.a $7OO. T COLONEL WOODS RESIGNS ' By I Press. Washington, Sept. 20. Colonel [ Arthur Woods, special assistant to j the Secretary of War, in- charge of J employment of discharged soldiers, i and former Police Commissioner of j New York, resigned to-day. It was said Mr. Woods feels the larger part of the task of returning soldiers to civil occupations has been completed. SAID GIVEN TO FRENCH Paris, Friday, Sept. 19. Emir Said, who was arrested by the Brit ish at Beirut recently as a disturb ing influence, has been delivered to the French authorities at Port Said. He will be kept under surveillance in Algeria, it is reported. BEIJGIUM AGREES Paris, Sept. 20. (Havas) —Belgium has agreed to the proposals of France that a French general be given supreme command of Allied forces on the Rhine, according to the Journal. SHOUT IT YOU WILL, BUT FIRST PAY YOUR DEBTS Ministers Willing to Hear From Christians Who Live in Harmony With Their Neighbors Real, old-time religious fervor is to be encouraged In Harrisburg, the Rev. E. E. Shelhamer who has op ened "Everybody's Mission" at Fifth and Reily streets announced to-day. Mr. Shelhamer in a public an nouncement to-day described his mission as being a "place where old time songs are sung and people are ELLIOTT-FISHER 100 PER CENT. ELLIOTT-FISHER employes to-day joined the long list of workir.-gmen and work . ".-.omen who are petitioning Tity Council <■ presc.ve for them the extra hour of sunshine next year, despite the action of Con gress in robbing them of their recreation period. The big plant, with its skilled workers and salesmen, are al most unanimous in joining in the I petition. In their anxiety to get l their desires before Council, the | employes went to the effort to I draw up their own petitions when the printed forms were not at j hand. j Jackson also agreed to hand out pe j titions to any member who wants I to find out the desires of his em ' ployes regarding the popular move. For the benefit of those who do not know what the workers of the | city hope to accomplish, it was ex | plained again to-day that Council i will be asked to turn ahead the clock ! five months of next summer, instead 'of seven as done this year. As , Frank A. Robbins, Jr., general man j ager of the Steeltor? plant of the I Bethlehem Steel Company and an ! ardent advocate of the idea, ex i plains. Ss'teelton and other nearby 1 boroughs should follow suit. PRACTICAL WORK TO BE TAUGHT IN Y.M.C.A. SCHOOL Businessmen to Be Given Ben efit of Advanced Instruc tion Next Winter Announcement was made to-day by the Y. M. C. A- that the edu cational department of the Associ ation, which was estblished two years ago on a small scale, is to be enlarged considerably this fall by the introduction of several new edu cational classes for men and employ ed boys. Secretary Reeves stated that the Association is arranging again this season the class in public speaking, which has been successfully conduct ed the past two years. H. H. Shenk, custodian of public documents of the State Library and former professor of Political economy at Lebanon Val [Continuecl on Page 2.] Liner With 2,000 British Troops Aboard Goes Aground in Gale By Associated Press. London, Sept. 20.—An Evening News dispatch from Kirkwall to-day re ports a White Star liner ashore north of Ronaldshay. It is believed, says the message, that 2,000 troops from Northern Russia are on board. The 'inar ran ashore during a gale, adds the dispatch, which gives no further details. Ronaldshay where the White Star liner is reported ashore, is In the Orkneys, north of Scotland. The Ork neys lie along the route taken by ves sels coming from the Arctic and along the Norwegian coast to British port. Presumably ihe liner was carrying Pritlsii troops from the Archangel sec tor of North Russia, which the British army is evacuating. WANT NATIONALIZATION By Associated Press. Lyons, Sept. 20—Resolutions con stituting a sort of platform for or ganized labor in France were adopt ed at the closing of the Federation of Labor here last night. A large majority was shown in the vote this being considered as an approval of the attitude of the labor leaders during the war. The resolutions de manded the nationalization of in dustries under the control of pro ducers and consumers and the na tionalization of transportation, mines, water power and banks. TO OPEN PAVING BIDS Bids for grading four streets will be opened by Commissioner Wil liam H. Lynch on Wednesday, Oc tober 1. The highways to be im proved are Sixteenth, Herr td Ver beke; Reel's Lane, Fifth to Turner: Eighteenth. Herr to Verbeke and Verbeke, Fifteenth to Eighteneth. CLEARINGS DROP by Asssciat'd Ptess. New York, Sept. 20.—The actual condition of clearing house banks and trust companies for the week shows that the reserve held is $53,- 186,140 below legal requirements. This is a decrease of $98,867,420 from last week. allowed to shout provided they pay their debts and are in harmony with their neighbors. Mr. Shelhamer and his wife have toured the world in evangelistic work. They have secured the Rev. A. D. Zahniser, of Greenville, 111.] to conduct special services for them every evening. A service also will | be held to-morrow afternoon. INDUSTRIAL TRUCE URGED TO QUELL UNREST Palmer Advocates Six Months of Armistice to Permit Solution of Problem WOULD BRING INCREASE Declares Period of Freedom From Disorders Will Make "Living Easier" BV Associated Press. Free port, Pa., Sept. 20. —An ab solute industrial armistice for six months was urged by Attorney Gen eral Palmer here to-day to permit the solution of economic problems arising out of the changes wrought by war. Such a period of freedom from unrest, he declared, would result soon in increased production which would bring about an era of "easier living and better times" for all. On the other hand, the Attorney Gen eral warned, selfish demands by any one class cannot stimulate the na tional prosperity or permanently benefit even those obtaining such demands by force. He strongly dis countenanced strikes. Scores Strikes "Labor is asking a larger share of the joint product of money and labor, and there is much merit in j the claim," he said, "but the chance ; of getting it is not advanced nor the justice of it more widely recognized ' by the refusal of labor to produce." j The campaign to reduce the cost living, which he is directing, evi- | dently was foremost in the Attor- | ney General's mind in his speech j delivered at a reunion of the Sev enty-eighth Regiment of Pennsylva- i nia Volunteers, which also was a ! home-coming celebration for men ! who served in the World War. He j said that although many problems i beset men's minds in these days of reconstruction, there is none which cannot be worked out "in the gen eral interest" in a government where the people are the only rulers. Must Be Patient "Butunless we shall be satisfied with that which is for the genera"? itnerest." he continued, "and do not insist upon that which is in our own [Continued on Page 2.] Eight Ballot Boxes Are Opened in Snarl Over Election Returns Eight ballotboxes were opened this morning during the official count of the primary vote because election boards had not returned unused ballots to the county com missioners but placed them in the boxes instead. No votes were computed this morning and at noon Judges George Kunkel and S. J. M. McCarrell ad journed sessions until Monday morning at 9 o'clock. It is not de cided when the actual computation will be started, but it is believed that all the votes cast will be check ed up before any- more tabulation is done. Boxes from the following districts were opened by the election boards to-day: First ward, First and Third precincts; Second ward. Second; Sixth ward, First and Second; Sev enth ward, Sixth, and Tenth ward, First. After the number of ballots is sued, number of voters who Secured ballots the number of ballots re turned unused have been checked for the city it is believed that the tabulation can be resumeij but fur ther difficulties are expected be cause some of the election boards failed to send the proper return sheets to the county commissioners' office. In the Second ward. Sixth, the return sheet showed that W. H. Lynch had received 193 votes for city councilman, while the tally sheet showed 197. This vote will be recounted. So far the votes from only four of 124 city and county districts have been tabulated. liill.lATH'S J'llOT I.\ FR V.YCE Marwlllm, Friday, Sept. 19. Lieut. Bossoutrot, pilot of the French air plane Goliath, which was fored to de scend north of Dakar in August dur ing a iiight from Cassablanca, Mor occo, arrived hero this morning with the crew of th e airplane. He said the right propeller became detached when the plane was about 120 miles from Dakar. The crew lived for six days on crabs and shell hsh, drinking distilled sea water which had been passed through a retort made from pipes taken from the engine of the air plane. MlCillT BETWEEN EXt.I.VIUS Caught between the tenders of two engines, Samuel W. Looker, 1816 Statj street, a Pennsylvania Railroad ma chinist, is in the Harrlsburg Hospital, with probabla internal injuries. The accident ccurred yesterday in round house number one. In addition to probable internal injuries, ho has se vere lacerations and contusions. His condition is described as bein.; fall. TO WATCH BULGARIANS Purls, Sept. 20—(Havas). —French military units will be sent to Bul garia to supervise the execution of the provisions of the treuty with that country, according to the Echo de Paris. TWO SPANIARDS KILLED Madrid, Sept. 20. Captains Rocha and Navarro, Spanish mili tary aviators, were killed to-day in the fall of a new airplane which they were testing. NEW FORCE IN BUDAPEST Paris, Sept. 20.—The Seventh di vision of the Rumanian army has arrived in Budapest, according to an official wireless message received by the French government. GOES TO TOP IN 13 YEARS BISHOP CHARLES S. BURCH Ordained a priest only thirteen years ago, although he is 64 years old, Charles Sumner Burch has been elected Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Diocese of New York, the wealthiest and most powerful bran-ch of the denomination in America. Before he became a clergyman, Bishop Burch was man aging editor of the Evening Press at Grand Rapids, Mich. SUNKEN SHIP BELIEVED TO BE THEVALBANERA Spanish Steamer, Lost Since Gulf Storm, Carried 450 Persons By Associated Press. Key West, Fla., Sept. 20. —That the Spanish steamer, Valbanera, carrying 300 passengers and a crew of 150 went down In the hurricane i that swept Key West ten days ago appeared to have been made cer tain by the statement of Ensign L. B. Roberts, commanding officer of the United States subchaser 203, who stated he plainly saw the name plate of that steamer on the vessel found yesterday sunk in forty feet of water near here. The statement of Ensign Roberts corroborated that of divers who on I order of the Cuban consul here, [Continued on Page 2.] Continue Successes Against Bolsheviki With Large Captures "y Associated Press. Omsk, Thursday. Sept. 11.—General Sakharoff's army continues its suc cess in the direction of Kurgan, about I 200 miles southwest of Tobolsk, hav | ing captured in the present offensive 1 five complete staffs, 2,000 prisoners, jl9 cannon, 40 machine guns and a large amount of other booty. Cos | sacks operating on the left flank j have raided positions in the rear of the enemy's line, the Bolsheviki re treating toward the northwest. The second Siberian army, under the command of General Lokvltsky, is also advancing and la forcing its way past the Sank and in the. rear of the Bolshevik forceo on the Ifhim-Tiumen railway. On this sector hard fighting is reported, with minor gains along the front. FILES DAMAGE SUIT Frank Koller, through Fox & Geyer, counsel, brought a damage suit to-day against G. Frank Mil leisen, for $5,000. It is alleged in the statement filed at the office of Prothonotary Charles E. Pass that Mr. Koller was passing the coal and lumber yards in North Seventh | street. owned by Mr. Milleisen, when a heavy board fell from the roof and struck him on the head and shoulders, causing serious in juries. ' NEW CREDIT FOR ITALY By .-list,doled Press. Washington, Sept. 20. A new credit pf $1,146,927 to Italy has brought the total advances for that country up to $1,619,922,872 and to all the Allies $9,646,419,494. LOOSES HER $lOO BET THAT SHE COULD KISS PERSHING But Young Girl Precipitates a Feminine Rush on the Gen eral. Causing Him to Dive Into His Car to Escape By Associated Press. Washington, Sept. 20. One fair war worker faces the loss of $lOO as a result of a wager that she would kiss General Pershing before he left Washington. As the expeditionary commander was leaving a hotel last night where he had attended a func tion in his honor, a young woman who had edged her way to the front of the crowd surrounding the en trance, made a rush for him. Mem bers of the general's staff grabbed D'ANNUNZIO IS GIVEN 24 HOURS TO QUIT FIUME Allied Warships Arc Ordered to Train Their Guns on Occupied City WILSON IS BLAMED FOR IT Italian Delegates Accuse Him of Causing Trouble by Delaying Answer louulon, Sept. 20.—After a confer ence between Allied commanders at Abbazia, Allied warships have left the harbor of Fiume and have lev elled their guns on the town, ac cording to a German government wireless report quoting advices re ceived in Berlin to Laibach and Vienna. The dispatch states that it is assumed an ultimatum will be sent demanding that Captain D'An nunzio's forces evacuate the [own within twenty-four hours. Blame Wilson For Delay In Peace Conference circles it is intimated the settlement of the ques tion of the disposition of Flume has been complicated by the D'Annun zio coup, but Italian delegates in sist a decision is being delayed be cause of the fact that President Wil son has not answered definite pro posals made by Italy's representa tives here. Americans assert the Italians are constantly changing the detail of their offer and that for this reason an answer has so fat been impossible. Advices from Rome say that the Duke of Aosta, a close friend of Captain D'Annunzio, has conferred with King Victor Emanuel and Pre mier Nitti, and it is suggested he may act as mediator in an effort to bring about an abandonment of Fiume by the D'Annunzio forces. Fiume is closely blockuded by land and sea but ther6 are stores in the city sufficient to maintain the peo ple and troops for three months. Captain A'Annunzio is reported to have with him many members of his famous aerial squadron, which fought on the Austrian front during the war. The Italian government. [Continued on rage 2.J Franklin Building Is v Sold to Combination of Harrisburg Businessmen The Franklin Building, a six-story office building at the corner of Lo cust and Court streets, has been pur chased from the Union Real Estate Investment Company by a party of Harrisburg real estate men, it was announced to-day. The purchase price approximates $60,000. The sale was made by Miller Brothers and Company, agent for the former owners, to A. C. Young, real estate man, for a syndicate of city real estate men. The identity of the city men has not been dis closed. The Franklin Ruilding is practic ally a new structure, being ready for occupancy only inj 1912. The building will be offered for sale to the Harrisburg Real Estate Board, Mr. Young announced. In the event that the Board falls to avail itself of the opportunity, it will be held and managed for Investment, ac , cording to Mr. Young. 81 Prisoners, Compared With 212 Year Ago Are in County Jail Only eighty-one prisoners are now being held at the Dauphin county jail, serving sentences or awaiting [ grand jury action on bills of in dictment, Warden John J. Hargest | reported to-day, as compared with 212 one year ago. The September quarter sessions court opens on Monday with the smallest list of new eases in recent years, and the number of prisoners at the jail also reached .a new low record. Prohibition is responsible prison and county authorities say. Urge Early Prosecution of Apparel Profiteers By Associated Press. Washington, Sept. 20.—Continued reports to Department of Justice of profiteering in shoos and other wearing apparel and of increased prices for the new sugar crop caus ed the department to-day to call on Chairman Haugen of the House Agricultural Commitee for early action on the administration amend ments to the food control act. The government's hands, the committee was told, were tied in dealing with such cases until Con gress provided the necessary legis lation broadening the food control law to cover wearing apparel and to provide a criminal penalty for violations. her but not until she had an arm around General Pershing's neck and was struggling to kiss him. Her act was a signal for a grand rush on the part of other feminine members of the crowd, and Generul Pershing literally had to dive into his waiting car. In the meantime the young woman, apparently thinking an ex planation of her precipitate action was due, explained she had wagered $lOO that she would kiss General Pershing before he left Washington. Showers Early in Week Washington, Sept. 20.—Weath er predictions for the week be- I ginning Monday are: North and Middle Atlantic j States: Occasional showers first half of the week; generally fair ' second half; temperatures gen- j ernlly above normal until near end of week. FULL HOLIDAY PROCLAIMED FOR WELCOME HOME Mayor Keister Calls on City' to Set Aside September 29 For Soldiers Monday, September 20, has been pro- j claimed a holiday, and employers have been urped to close their estab- j lishments at noon, in ordtr that every Harrisburger can participate in the! welcome to tlie service men, welfare | i workers and nurses, and in order that I ! each ar.d every one of these veterans j may take part in the events of the welcome heme. In a proclamation is- I sued this morning. Mayor Kioster : called upon Harrisburgers to observe the holiday. Plans for tne welcome home, which | will take i lace under the auspices of \ a committee appointed by the Harris ! burg Chamber of Commerce a week from to-morrow and Monday, are rap idly assuming such shape that the ex tent and magnitude of the welcome home fete can be realized. More than 27)0 service men have registered and the invitations will go out to them at once. A special force in the Chamber of Commerce office is ex pediting the clerical work attendant [Continued on Page 2.] COMING HOME By Associated Press. Vladivostok, Thursday, Sept. 11. —The transport Logan with 1,250 American troops, principally mem bers of the 27th Infantry, left for the United States to-day byway of Manila and should arrive in San Francisco about October 27. Re placement troops arrived here Sep tember 6. I ' f ;J CLASS C OF C. WITH I. W W. J ; *| * y f ' * *F * * #f® * * f®i £* ' * *F e* 5U' •■•■?" X * W j t^J m x * € * tf 4> v " t lay. X £. X, * i •> < * * ft |0 B| ej * ' 1 ► ! I PRESIDENT REACHES LOS ANGELES JI € ft M ' < f a, ' X ; M ,41V § J* : 1 was held there last night and he and * * Mrs. Wilson took a suite of rooms overlooking the ocean, nI; , , He is expected to speak at a dinner at 6.30 o'clock and to p * * adders *a larger audience at the Shrine Auditorium at IPp # $.36 o'clock . e it '* ► PETROGRAD SOVIETS WANTS I * PEACE AT ANY PRICF Jjj 4* Copenhagen.—The city soviet of Petrograd ha 6em. * f powered the peoples commissaries to begin peace nego- ¥ ||i tiations with the Allies on the basis of conditions fixed <5 "y < * by the Allied powers. Peace is wished at an price by * * ft t € t the Petrograd Soviet, the reports declare. # # , > $ MARRIAGE LICENSES J t Stanley K. Scherer. Pottnttmn, and Kditb V. Wine, Harrinburm SterllnK K. Fair, l.rmoyne, mid Itnth N. Webster, Harrlabursi Leroy X T A. Waterman and Ruth C. Snyder, HnrrlsburK. V 4 GOVERNOR ADDS ENDORSEMENT TO MEMORIAL PLAN Sproul Pleased With Idea of Erecting Bronze Shaft at Bridge Entrance 2,500 NAMES OF VETERANS Committee in Charge Gets Records of Harrisburgcrs Who Served in War Plans for the memorial to be erected at Thirteenth and State streets in honor of the soldiers, sailors and marines of the Harris burs: district, this morning received the endorsement of Governor Wil liam C. Sproul, who has given them careful consideration. The approval of the Governor romes upon the heels of the an nouncement that the memorial com j mittee of 125 appointed by the Har- I risburg Chamber of Commerce to carry the project to completion ac- I cepted the plans and announced its I arrangements for financing the pro j ject. Twenty-five hundred names of service men have been secured by the committee through the ma.l carriers, and to-day will find all the names in the hands of the memorial committee, of which Spencer C. Gil bert is chairman. The same com mittee with William Jennings as chairman, is arranging for the cele bration in honor of the soldiers, sailors, marines, nurses and welfare workers of the Great War. Public Subscription Plans whereby a definite sum of money will be subscribed toward [Continued on Page 2.] VHCOCKTT URUY OX WAV I I.omlon, Sept. 20.—Viscount Grey } of Fallodon, the new British Ambus- I sudor to the United States left London this morning on his trip to America, Viscount James Bryce and the Karl of Reading, former British Ambassa dors in Washington, Winston Spencer Churchill, secretary of the war and air ministry, and Earl Curzon, presi dent of the council, bade him fare well at the station. Sir William Ty rail. Viscount Grey's private secretay is accompanying the rew Ambassador to the United States.