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OF DAFTISB WILL MEET Program Arranged for Elmath Aanl vermary Observance of Local Organ isation at Lykens Church Nut Tuesday and Wednesday The eleventh anniversary of the Harriftburg Association of Baptist Churches will be observed next Tuesday and Wednesday. The officers of the organisation are: John C. Nisslev. moderator; Paul Gendell, clerk, and D. 1". Jerauld, treasurer. Tho churches belonging to the association are: Del ta. Peach Bottom; Harrisburg. First, Tabernacle, St. Paul, Second and Mar ket Street; Lancaster, Olivet and Ebe nozer; Lebanon, First; Lykcns, Trans figuration; Steelton, First, i'entral and IMt. Zion; Wiconiseo. First: York, First and Shiloh. The program follows: Monday Evening—Women's socie ties meeting. Tuesday Morning—Women's socie ties meeting. Preachers' conference. Tuesday Afternoon, 2 O'clock—Call to order by the moderator; address of welcome; response by the moderator; announcement of committees; introduc tion of new ministers; introductory ser mon by J. 'H. Higby; devotional serv ice; "Every Member of the Church a Member of rtie Bible School." Dr. Cal vin A. Hare; address by Dr. Charles A. foars. Tuesday Evening. 7.30 O'clock—Re port of nominating committee; election of officers; address, "Hitting the Trail," Dr. George D. Adams. Wednesday Morning. 9 O'clock —De- votional services, the Rev. D. E. How ard; treasurer's report; discussion of association finances; reading of church letters; communication from State con vention; reports of committees; address, "(io"ing Out of Business." the Rev. T. C. Harris. Wednesday Afternoon. 2 O'clock— Devotional service; round table discus sion on "Bible School Work —topics: "A Live Sunday School in Action, the Rev. W. 8. Booth; "Intermediate Boys' Classes," the Rev. J. W. Greene; "Intermediate Girls' Classes," Mrs. W. S. Booth. Doctrinal sermon, the Rev. O. P. Goodwin; alternate, the Rev. T. C. Harris. Wednesday evening. 7.30 O'clock — Devotional service; address, "The World Need and Our Obligation," the Rev. W. H. Dallman; address, "Bap tist Obligation to Pennsylvania.'' the Rev. D. 1- Martin; adjournment. CLOSE STH ANNUAL MEETING i Members of American Institute of Arch itects Banquet at Country Club A big banquet at the Harrisburg Country Club last night concluded the fifth annual meeting of the Southern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The chapter had as its guests members of the Penn sylvania State Association of the Amer ican Institute of Architects. Officers of the Southern Pennsylva nia Chapter were elected as follows: President, C. E. Urban, of Lancaster: vice president, M. I. Kast, of this city; secretary, Reinhardt Dempwolf, York; treasurer. William Billmyer. York. The new State Association officers are: J. A. Dampwolf. York, president; \V. L. Pisefc. "Philadelphia, vice president; Ed ward Leber. York. secretary, and M. I. Kast. of this city, treasurer. About thirty members of the profes -1 mon enjoyed a broiled shad and spring chicken dinner last night at the Ooun trv Club. Mr. Leber was toastmsster slid Mayor Royal gave an address. Oth er speakers were: D. K. Boyd, of Phila delphia. second vice president of the American Institute of Architects; P. A. Russell, of Pittsburgh: Charles H. Whit i aker. of Washington: C. T. Ingham, of Pittsburgh; W. S. Snyder and Dr. J. G. 'Becht, of the State Board of Educa tion. JIISS EISENBERGER LEADING Many Votes Cast for Police Sergeant's Daughter for Carnival Queen Votes for the queen contest for the Veteran Firemen's carnival counted last right for the first time at a meeting of the new organization at the Washinton fire house, it was found that Miss Vir ginia Eisenberger, daughter of Sergeant of Police Grant Eisenberger. was lead ing with a total of 1.330 votes. Miss Elizabeth Holstein. daughter of Howard O. Holstein. president of the Veteran Firemen "s organization, who is the only other contestant, received 1, 224 votes. A. L. Patton, chairman of the car nival committee, announced last night that the advance agent of rhe Ferari Carnival Company will be in HarriAurg on Mondav. FURTHER DBOP IN TEMPERA TUBE Mercury on the Decline Will Beach 42- Degree Mark To night If the expectations of the weather observer are carried out light overcoats will be brought out of moth balls. It is not going to be so distressingly cold but there is going to be a big drop in temperature so by contrast Harrisburg will more than likely shiver. E. R. Demain. of the local bureau, forecasts a minimum of 42 degrees to day. This is a fall of 8 degrees over last night which was the coolest night for a week. The weather will remain generally fair to-night and to morrow. The accumulated excess in temperature for the month of April was 192 de grees. \ "NEWSIES'' POEM ASSOCIATION To Draft By-laws Next Friday Tbe organization of a Newsboys' As sociation in this city was perfected last night in the rooms of the Harrisburg News Agency, 108 Chestnut street, when officers were elected. Xhose elected were Wagner Hoffman, president; Morris Koplovitz, vice presi dent; David Klawansky, secretary; Arthur Koplovitz, treasurer. Those of ficers with Fred Huston, J. Darron and Bamuel Sealton will be the board of governors. Another meeting will be held next Friday evening when a con stitution and by laws will be adopted. Fair at St. Paul's Baptist Tbe annua*! fair will Ibe given in St. Paul's Baptist church, State and Cam eron streets, from Monday evening to Friday evening. May 14. There will be a program of interest each evening. The congregation is endeavoring to raise 12.000 by June 1. HIGHWAY HEADS PROMISE AID ON 'GOOD ROADS DAY* Commissioner Cunningham and His As sistants Take Active Steps to Co operate With tho Volunteers Who Will Work on State Thoroughfares , The proclamation ieeued by Govern or Brumbaugh designating Wednesday, May 26, as "Good Roads Day'' throughout Pennsylvania has brought many responses. State Highway Com missioner Cunninghsm and Chief Engi neer Uhler, together *with First Deputy State Commissioner Hunter at the head of the Bureau of Township Highways, it wss announced to-day, have taken prompt steps to insure the co-operation of the forces of the State De partment with those voluntarilv enlist ed in the counties of tihe Common wealth. According to a statement issued from the Highway Department, every effort will be made not only to enlist the forces of the State Highway Depart ment on "Good Roads Day,' but also to urge and advise township supervis ors' boards, in the mofe than 1,500 townships, to do all they can to make "Good Roads Day" a success. Chief Engineer I'hler has writteir to the as sistant engineers in charge of the dis tricts throughout the State, telling them that it is the wish of Commission er Cunningham that they "make such arrangements as are necessary to give such advice and encouragement as is possible' to the movement. ' The chief Engineer further has told the assistant engineers that should there be any ma chinery or other equipment not in use on State highways they may authorize its being used on the township roads on that day, and they are instructed also to authorize the superintendents in their districts to co-operate. Continu ing, the statement says: •' Furthermore. First Deputy State Highway Commissioner Hunter has written a circular letter to the county superintendents and the assistant engi neers, in which he asks them, on be half of the Bureau of Township High ways. to extend their cooperation in making the State-wide 'Good Roads Day' a success. Mr. Hunter calls their attention to the fact that on 'Good Roads Day' in Washington county last year about $12,000 worth of work was done at but little cost to the township. Business men from adjacent boroughs and villages and students from the col leges turned out. Farmers stopped their usual work for the day and helped as best they could. The women and children also helped in supplying food and refreshments to the otlier workers. "Mr. Hunter also has written a cir cular letter to the township supervis ors. in which he expresses the same idea. He said: 'We would suggest that each supervisor take a leading part by organizing the work in his district, get together with the business men and all organizations in your township and affect an organization to direct the work. Do not hesitate to ask the local representatives or this office for any information that you may need con cerning this work.' " STOUGH CHOIR AT ENOLA Boosters Will Sing At Evangelistic Bervice at Church of God Tuesday Enola. May 1. —The attendance has ; been large during the past week, de ! spite the inclement weather at the j evangelistic meetings of the Church j of God under the direction of R. H. I Derrick and L. A. Miller. To-morrow morning's services will i be at 10.30 o'clock. R. H. Derrick will : deliver an address on "Real Problems I Facing I'e and Their Remedy." Spe cial school services at 2 o'clock in the afternoon when L. A. Miller will speak to the children using for his subject, "Children's Pleasure." This talk will not only be pleasing to the children but helpful to the parents and it is urged that a large attendance of both old and young hear him. In the evening at 7.30 Mr. Miller will have ; charge of the services. The- name* of the various commit ■ tees and their chairmen will be an | nouneed early next week. Services all next week except Saturday. T-he Stough Booster choir of a hundred I voices will sing Tuesday evening. I CURFEW STRONGLY ENDORSED Harrisburg Medical Society Approves Ordinance Now Before Council The ordinance now before the council | making it compulsory for children un | der 15 years of age to be off the city j streets before 9.30 o'clock, was strong j lv endorsed by tbe Dauphin County Medical Societv at a meeting held last night. The official action of the society was i taken on request of the Hal-ri'sburg Civic Club, strong promoters of the move. "The differential diagnosis of the | Common Skin Disorders," was the subject of an illustrated discourse by Dr. Frank C. Knowlee, of Philadel phia. PREPARE FOR CONVENTION' Brotherhood Engineers Plan to Attend Triennial Meeting at Cleveland Division No. 74, Brotherhood of Lo comotive Engineers, of this city, are preparing for a big meeting to be held to-morrow, when discussions on the triennial convention of the national or ganization, which will be held next month at Cleveland, Ohio. It is be lieved that a number of local engineers will attend the convention. Of the four local lodges of the brotherhood, Division No. 74 has elect -ledJ. J. Stroh to represent it at the i meeting and E. T. Culp as the alternate | delegate. Division No. 75 has elected ilra J. Mosey, Division No. 668, Milo I Coyle, and No. 459, Andrew Schull. | PLANS FOE CONVENTION Executive Committee of Christian En deavor Union to Meet Tuesday The executive committee of the Harrisburg Christian Endeavor Union will hold an important meeting on Tuesday evening in the Olivet Pres byterian church, Derry and Kittatinny streets. The committee on nomination will announce the name of the chairman of the State convention committee. The State C. E. convention has been invited to meet in this city, July, 1916, by a unanimous vote of all the societies of this city and vicinity and it is expected that "every society will send its president or representatives to the meeting. gARRISBURQ STAR-INDEPENDENT, SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 1, 1915. MANNIKC WILL INSPECT PARIS BERE NEXT WEEK Landscape Architect to Oo Oter the Prepeeed Nov Bonte of the Camer on Parkway Extension and Suggest Plana for the Improvement Warren H. Manning, of Boston, Mass.. the Park Department's land scape architect, who will come here on Tuesday for a two-day inspectian trip, it was announced from the Park offices to-day, has been requested by Commis sioner Taylor to come to Harrisburg, primarily for the purpose of going over the proposed new route of the Cameron Parkway extension and to suggest such plans as he may have devised. Previous suggestions for furthering this project, which the expert suggest ed on former visits, have been reduced to plans and such revision as these de signs may need to provide the desired aesthetic features, are to be obtained from Mr. Manning. Sevoral sketches have been prepared with respect to the route of the parkway at the bluff just west of Paxtang Park and the expert is to select the one to bo ndopted. The plans for continuing the park way beneath the tracks of the Phila delphia and Reading railroad have not yet been completed, although the export also will touch upon this detail. The Park . Commissioner's request to 'Mr. Manning to come here was for a two day visit, so that the expert may make his general spring inspection. He will view the work that is being done along the river front, with respect to fills, walks and planting. The new Reservoir park entrance at Twenty-first and Market streets, which may be com pleted the latter part of next week, also will come in for an inspection, as will also other park improvement mat ters, such as the proposed new walk in Wildwood, which is to extend from the present driveway to the foot bridge which the Pennsylvania Railroad Com pany has deindei! to construct over its entfro line of tracks at Division street. The Pennsv determined upon this plan months ago, although thus far it has completed only half of the 'bridge section and will not finish the other half until later in the spring. The expert al ways lias expressed his opinion that the city should own ail islands located op posite the city in the Susquehanna river and it was said he may touch upor. this subject while here. THIS JITNEY BIS CARRIES 18 It Will Be Operated Regularly Between Carlisle and Mt. Holly A jitney bus, designed to earrv be tween sixteen and eighteen passengers, whieh is to be operated between Car lisle and Mt. Holly, appeared on the streets of Harrisburg to-day. The car was brought out, it is said, for the in spection of the promoters of the Jitney Transportation Company, which plans to operate a bus line in this city. This afternoon the auto was taken to Carlisle and it will be started on sched uled trips between the two Cumberland county towns to-morrow or Monday. Mrs. Mary E. Wagner Mrs. Mary E. Wagner, widow of Jacob Wagner, died yesterday after noon at her home, 1620 1-2 North Fifth itreet, follomttg a complication of diseases. She was 72 years of ago. Surviving her are four daughters and four sons, Mrs. Jacob Hippie, Mrs. Edward Keys, Mrs. Charles Swiler, Miss Tillie Wagner, Ollie, Jacob, Harvey and Elias, all of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Elias Geiger, Mrs. John McGallagher; twelve grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services will be held at her home Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Edward Pyles, pastor of the Fifth Street Methodist Episcopal church, officiating. Interment will be in the Enola cemetery. Governor Signs Two Bills Governor Brumbaugh to-day ap proved the Clark 'bill fixing the size of fruit and vegetable containers. Viola tion of this act, which fixed four stand ards, including that of cubical contents of a quart measure at 67 1-5 cubic inches, is a misdemeanor. The Gover nor also approved the Lindsev bill giv ing the trustees of the State Industrial Home for Women the power of emi nent domain, the right to purchase 500 acres for controlling water supply and providing that the Governor shall ap j point n board of managers when nc commoJations for 75 women are pro vided. Musical Service at Bt. Stephen's A vesper musical service will be giv en in St. Stephen's Episcopal church to morrow afternoon at 4.30 o'clock. Fol lowing will be the numbers used: "Magnificat," Barnby; "Nunc Di mittis," Stainer; organ, (a) " Leg ende," Freiul. (b) " Lullaby, "Macfar lane: duet. "In His Hands Are All the Corners of the Earth," Mendelssohn, Masters Harry Etter and William Web ster; anthem, "Thus Saith the God, the Lord," iHosmer. Alfred C. Kusch wa, organist and choirmaster. Fred Cartwright in Harrisburg Fred W. Cartwright, custodian of the Stough tabernacles, was in Harrisburg this morning en route to Reading where the Rev. Dr. Henry W. Stough opens a campaign to-morrow. He visited the police station and renewed acquaintances He made during his stay of the Btough party here. Dr. Stough also went through this morning but spent only * few minutes in transferring to a Read ing train. Grand Bally at Rutherford Y. M. C. A. A grand rally will ibe held to-mor row noon at 12.30 o'clock in the Rutherford Men's Christian Association. The rally will be address ed by H. L. Carl, teacher of the Men's Bible class of the Derrv Btreet United Brethren church. Music will be fur nished by the Rutherford Glee club under the direction of George Sweig ert. Governor Not at Links at 3 P. M. At 3 o'clock this afternoon Governor 'Martin G. Brumbaugh, who was sched uled to take nart in the golf tourna ment on the links of the Harrisburg Country Club, had not appeared there. The players were started in pairs in tbe tournament and Governor Brum baugh had until 4 o'clock to start play. Voting Contest Ended Mrs. W. H. Bitting won the first Srize in the Ladies' Auxiliary of the rotherhood of Railway Trainmen's voting contest, which closed yesterday afternoon. The second prise was won by Mrs. John Preston, which was a cold watch. LATE WAR NEWS SUMMARY CoattaaMl rna First p*m> restricted to tho oad of tho peninsula, across which it is said an entrenched line has boon established. From sev oral sources it has boon reported that tho British ahm have crossed the upper end of the peninsular reaching Galli pot!. There la no confirmation of this however, except in an official German statement which said there had been severe fighting for two days at Galli poli. The Constantinople official reports state that the Turks are making con sistent headway in their attacks against the land and sea forces of the allies. The situation in Flanders shows lit tle change, although the French claim a further advance for the allies. The 15-inch shells with which the Germans yesterday bombarded Dunkirk, hurling them perhaps 20 miles from one of their huge guns, are said to have blast ed in the ground crates in some in stances -15 feet in dlsineter. Ten more shells fell in Dunkirk last night, kill ing or injuring several persons. Fighting continues all along the ex tended Russian front. Chief in the new attaches to the new German movement in the north, aimed apparently at the Baltic provinces of Russia. Little is known concerning this movement, however, beyond the German announce ment of yesterday that they hsd pene trated more than too miles from the Prussian frontier. Several minor battles in Russisa Po land, resulting for the most part to the advantage of the Germans, are report ed in the official communication from Berlin to-day. In one of them, near the Prussian border in the vicinity of Suwalki, it is said 1,000 Russians were captured. In another engagement a Germata reverse is conceded. The Berlin announcement says all at tacks yesterday of the allies against the Germans positions on the canal north of Tpres were repulsed. A dispatch from Constantinople by way of Berlin adds the British bat tleship Vengeance to the list of allied warships said by the Turks to haßre been damaged in the attack in the Dar danelles. DUNKIRK CALMTs GERMANS HURL SHELLS INTO THE CITY Paris, May 1. 4.50 A. "M. —'Dunkirk remained calm and there was no sign of a panic while it was being bombarded by shells from giant German guns, ac cording to the editor of a newspaper of that city Who has arrived in Paris. He said the bombardment began at 11.30 a. m. Thursday and continued until 2.30 p. m. Twenty projectiles in all were hurled into the city. They fell at intervals of about seven minutes. All of them were 15-inch shells which blasted craters sometimes forty-five feet across and sent up great columns of dense black smoke. London, May 1, 4.07 A. M.—A dis patch to the "!Mait" from Wells on the coast of Norfolk, says that four Zep pelins were seen at 6.30 o'clock last night eight miles off the coast by the observer at the life saving station. They were moving southward. Warnings im mediately were sent h) all towns with in a considerable radius. No airships have been seen by any of the other coast stations in this vicinity. Three Killed at Warship's Launching Bordeaux, France, May t, 1.25 P. \l. • —Three persons were killed here to day in an accident in connection with the launching of the battleship Tjanguedoo. The vessel left the ways with such speed that it stranded on the bank of the river. It struck and crush ed a lighter, on board which the fatali ties occurred. MOTOR STALLING. FRENCH AVIATOR IS MADE PRISONER Milan, Via Paris, May 1. —A motor which stalled suddenly while he was 2,000 feet in the air was responsible for the capture by the Germans of Ro land Garros, the famous French aviator. (iarros was flying over the Ingelmun ster-Courtrai railroad when a train passed. He made a wonderful swoop from a height of 6.000 feet until he was 120 feet from the ground, describ ing a series of daring circles over the train and then dropped a bomb which blew up a section of the track. When sentries opened fire upon him at close range hp dropped another bomb and rose to a height of 2,000 feet. Suddenly the motor stopped and the aeroplane swayed dangerously but Gar ros volplaned safely down and made a successful landing. He sprang out, set fire to the machine and took refuge in a cottage. Putsuiug soldiers found him after a long search crouching in a ditch behind a thick hedge. ALLIED AIRMEN'S BOMBS DO VERY SMALL DAMAGE Amsterdam, Via London, April 30, 10.30 P. M.—Allied airmen are dis playing great activity over Southern Baden," says the Berlin "Lokal Anzeiger.'' Thev paid four visits to Haltingen on Wednesday 'between 7 o'clock in tihc morning and noon, drop ping bombs for the purpose of destroy nig engineering works. Only one of these bombs scored a hit, however, caus ing little damage. Two men were wounded slightly. "Seven other bombs were dropped on the town, one exploding at the rail way station and greatly damaging two express engines and slightly wounding several people. Nine bombs dropped in the surrounding district fell harm less in the open fields. "The samp day airmen appeared over (Mullheim but were driven back by shell fire. Nine machines flew over Ijoerrac'h without dropping bombs." Decrease in Bank Reserve New York, 'May I.—TT>e statement of the actual condition of Clearing House banks and trust companies shows that they hold $170,180,370 reserve in excess of legal requirements. This is a decrease of $854,500 from last week. Shlrliy B. Watts to Talk Shirley B. Watts, local manager of the Bell Telephone Company, will ad dress a meeting of the Independent Order of Americans at Fackler's Hall, Thirteenth and Derrv streets, Tuesday ■night on "Talking Across the Con tinent." COURT Court Session Postponed The criminal session of Middle Dis trict Federal Court which was sched uled to be held in Harrisburg next tveek has been transferred to Sunbary, due to the alterations now being made to the Federal building. Hearing Was Continued Because certain experts were not prepared to testify the hearing iu the civil suit certified here from the British courts of Vancouver, B. C., which was to have been held in Harrisburg to-day was postponed. The time for the hear ing, which likely will be some day next week, will be fixed by the attorneys in the case, with the consent of Frank J. Roth, the Commissioner. Changes In Office Complete renovation of the office of the Dauphin County Commissioners, in eluding refinishing of the desks and chairs, new ruggets, linoleum and other minor changes were begun this morn ing. Marriage Licenses William Johnson and Lincolu Stark, Chambersburg. Henry H. Eby and Maria Wetzel, Lancaster. David K. Hunsecker and Heleu Cove, Harrisburg. TO DROP¥LIC¥CARS IF JITNEYS ME ADEQUATE Ceatlaue* From First Page. crew, and the jitneys by taking over that trnflie could permit us to drop an expensive service that has been main tained only as a convenience to the early-morning public. "It may possibly be that the jit neys will become keen competitors to the trolley and so reduce our traffic that he will be obliged to reduce our schedules. We run cars to meet the demand, and. if the demands falls off, then we must take off some of the su perfluous cars. For instance, on our Second street line we run a six-minute schedule. If the jitneys should take over a large portion of traffic, we might have to change to a ten-minute service. "Then, if the wave of jitney popu larity subsided and the public wanted to return to the trolley, tney would ex pect us to resume our frequent service. After we had been compelled to dismiss some of our trained men and readjust traffic, this would not be an easy mat ter. The trolley companies are intricate organizations; they cannot be easily al tered at a moment 'a notice, and they deserve some just consideration from the public. "If the jitney is to be a permanent user of the city streets and compete with the electric cars as a public serv ice, it is only just that it should con tribute to the city revenues as the trolleys do. Under the railways char ter, the company turns over S per cent, of its gross revenue and maintains street repairs between its tracks and to a certain distance on each side. It is reasonable to ask that the jitney should also be required to contribute to the citv revenue for the use of the streets. "The trolley company has no right to oppose any legitimate competition, but it does feel that such competition should be subject to some equivalent regulation and not be permitted the un restricted use of the streets without any tax or compensation to the city. '' The jitney will doubtless serve a useful purpose for some traffic and may in some instances act as a feeder to the trolleys and really stimulate more traffic." FORCER. SEEIZD IN 'JAY TOWN.' SMS FOR PEN. -9l>d »MM p»no|»no3 from eighteen months to three years, went along to the Philadelphia prison. The New York crook, who has iboasted that he made much money heretofore "chasing ambulances" in the metropolitan city and figuring ai* the "star" witness iif damage suits against corporations, was much pleased he said, with the treatment accorded him by the jail attaches here, and as he departed he remarked: "If at any time, I can do anything for you boys, I'll sure do it." The convict, however, was not pleased with the cloee confinement in the county jail and he remarked that he thought things would be better "down below." When a deputy Sher iff seized his coat sleeve, on the de parture from the local prison, Mcycer suggested: '' Don't do that." "Why nott" asked the deputy. "Oh, it's so repulsive," he re turned. Kantner had nothing to say. He finds it difficult to converse because of hie tubercular affliction. Should Mercer be released after serving the minimum of his sentence, which dates from January 15, last, he will be released about Oetobet 15. Lefßrun will not complete his six month's jail term before the latter date, since, in addition to the six month'B sentence which is computed from January 15, last, he also must serv« three months for the ss's fines and the costs the court imposed and which he was unable to pay. Mercer once made the remark fol lowing his arrest here, that when he came to Harrisbung to try his game he "thought it would (be easy in a 'jay town.' " Commissioner Eby Is Stronger County Commissioner John H. Bbv, who a fortnight ago suffered a nervous breakdown and since has been confined to his home in Lvkens, was reported to day as much improved. He now is able to be out of bed. He has not, however, fully recovered and did not attend yes terday's meeting of the County Com missioners. Fractures Hip In Fall Mrs. Mary Firing, 57 years old, 1533 North Sixth street, who is em ployed at the Hill market, Fourteenth and Matket streets, fell there this morning and fractured her right hip. She wa« taken to the Harrisburg hos pital for treatment. Bt«amer Sinks With II Aboard San Diego, Cal., May I.—The steam er Victoria, disabled by gales, sank off the Coronada islands, south of here, to day . Eleven nten were aboard. 'Her 15 passengers were taken off last night. Msthodists May Unite Des Moines, May 1. —The Board of Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in session here, to-day accepted the overture of church unity made by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. FINANCE WAR SPECIALTIES AND It. R. STOCKSTOTfIEFORE TO-DAY Short Session Devoted Almost Entirely to Those Issues—Westlnghouse Electric Again Spectacular Feature, but Falls to Repeat High Quotation Ry Annotated Prt»t. New York, May I.—Active specula tion in war specialties and the railroad stocks was resumed to day in the two hours session being devoted almost en tiroly to those issues, whiln better known investment shares were pushed into the background, where they dropped on moderate selling pressure. Westinghouse Electric was again the spectacular feature, although it failed to repeat its high quotation. Pressed Steel Car, Ijackawanna Steel, Baldwin locomotive and Stude baker made heavy gains of 2 to 4 points, but these were largely lost to ward the end. U. 8. Steel rose and fell and Coppers as a whole were inclined to sag. The general list made some recovery in the later dealings, with a steady close. Bonds were irregular. Chicago Board of Trade Closing Chicago, "May 1. —Close: Wheat—May. 162%; July, 137. Corn —May, 77%: July. 80%. (lata—May, 56; Julv, 55%. Pork—July, 18.26; Sept., 18.70. Ijard—July, 10.42; Sept., 10.65. 'Ribs—July, 10.67; Sep*., 10.95. WEEKLY BANK CLEARINGS Bradstreet's Figures for La at Week in Harrisburg and Other Cities Bank clearings in tho United States for the week ending April 29, as re ported to Bradstreet's Journal, New York, aggregate $ 3,2 41,558,000, against $3,603,052,000 last weok and $3,24 6,031,000 in this week last yenr. Canndian clearings aggregate $133,- 357,000, as against $151,244,000 last week and $161,561,000 in this week last year. Following are the returns for this week, with percentages of change from this week last vear: New York $l"919,810,00(1 I .7 Chicago 292,939,000 t) 7.2 Philadelphia, _ 146,294,000 I 2.0 Boston 165,490.000 I 9.1 St. Louis 75,133,000 I 4.5 Kansas City 72,407,000 I 44.1 Pittsburgh 40.530.000 D 33.4 San Francisco. ... 45,620,000 I 1.5 Baltimore 31.157,000 D 14.0 Scranton 2,834,000 D 13.4 Heading: •1,840,000 Wilkes-Barre 1.495,000 1 1.0 I-rfineaster 1,402,000 I> 2.7 Harrisburg 1,418,000 D 3.5 Erie 898,000 D ,8.7 York 925.000 I 16.3 Chester 636,000 1) 7.6 •I>ast week's. 300 IN PANCIC WHEN WAVEJITS VESSEL Continued From First Page. ship was in tow of the steamer Edgar H. Vance, which was forced by the heavy seas to cut loose, leaving the Ag gie to battle with the heavy storm. The steamer Northern Pacific, from Astoria to San Francisco, carrying 150 passengers, was compelled to heave to off Point Arena, both her steam and steering gear 'having been disabled. She sent a wireless, message <for a tug to stand by iind to-day was proceeding slowly toward this port. Reports from the citrus belt of Cali fornia told of moderated temperatures. Forty-eight degrees was the minimum recorded, and hope was expressed by growers that damage to oranges and lemons would be confined to that done by the high winds. Heavy snows in the Sierras and in Nevada did material damage and severe cold and a blizzard in Eastern Oregon took a heavy toll of sheep. It was re ported that 30,000 had been destroyed. Tlu> orchards of Southern Oregon suf fered to some extent from frost. Re dondo Beach, a resort in Southern Cal ifornia, was damaged to the extent of $20,000 by waves kicked up by a 60- mile gale. $3,500 IN SLIT CASE STOLEN' Robbers Rout Employes and Passengers on Trolley and Escape By Associated Press. Shamokin, Pa., May I.—Two rob bers, wearing disguises, leaped on a trolley car near here to-day and secured a suit case containing $3,500 which the Shamokin Silk Mill Company was send ing under care of the crew to pay em ployes at Treverton, seven miles from jiere. The robbers, after chasing the crew and 12 passengers from the car, ran the trolley down a steep grade to within one mile of Treverton. They then made their escape into' the mountains of Irish Valley. Milton Bitting and Fenton Nei'bart, young residents of Treverton, were arrested while descending the mountain near there. They are suspected of be ing implicated in the holdup of the trolley car. About $l5O was found on them, HAZLETON STRIKE SETTLED Harrisburg Man Is Instrumental In Ar ranging Peace By Associated Press. Hazleton, Pa., May I.—Through the mediation of .Tames A. Steese, of Har risburg, and John A. IMbflH, of Wash ington, D. C., representing respectively the State and Federal Uaibor Depart ments, the strike of the two hundred stripping handß at the operations of ,J. D. Dugan have been settled and work tvill be resumed Monday. The contrac tor has agreed to reinstate the firemen charged with haying caused the strike. The mediators found that the system of payang the employes is the same as has been in effect for years and that there was no wage trouble. REPUDIATES HER TESTIMONY Rae Tanzer Again Says James W. Os borne Was Her Admirer By Associated Press, New York, May I.—(Miss Rae Tan zer, the young milliner who sued dames iW. Osborne for $50,000 for allegedi breach of promise to marry and later withdrew her suit, saying Mr. Osborne was not the man who courted her un der the name of Oliver Osborne, chang ed her testimony again to-dav and un der oath identified James W. Osborne as her admirer, Oliver Osborne. 9 CAPITOL GOVERNOR AND SENATORS TO CONFER NEXT TUESDAY WiU Discuss the Workmen's Compen sation Bill Now Pending Before the Legislature—Sine Die Adjourn ment May Be Delayed Senator Sensenich, of Westmoreland, has arranged for a conference on Tues day afternoon next between Governoi Brumbaugh anil twenty-nix members o( the Senate on the workmen's compen Ration bill. The delegation was brought together by Senator Sensenich and doei not include any Senator from Philadel phia or Allegheny. The conference the Governor says, will bo entirely friendly and is merely meant to discus) the bill in some fentures that may neec explanation. The Attorney General will be pres ent to explain any provisions the Sen ators desire, and if any amendment! are necessary they will "gladly be made This conference with the Governoi will shut out the public hearing in thi Senate on next Tuesday afternoon or the same bill, and it is possible thai this public hearing may be fixed for th( week of May 10, which would prevent the adjournment of the legislature or ! May 13. The session, however, could be closed the week following, and th< date of May 20 may be selected. Public Service The Public Service Commission will begin its regular session on next Tues day, when a largo number of com plaints will be gone over and requests for charters inquired into. Among the latter are a number of jitney com panies throughout the State. Fount's Address The monthly bulletin of the Dairy and Food Division contains the ad dress of Commissioner Foust. before the AI toon a Chamlber of Commerce in which he explained tho pure food laws. Small Bird Book Tho bi-monthly zoological bulletin issued from the State Agricultural De partment has for its subject, "Some Pennsylvania Birds and' Their Eco nomic Value," by Professor Surface, with pictures of sixteen Pennsylvania birds. It is in much demand from schools. P. 0. S. OF A. IN CONVENTION Annual Meeting of Upper Dauphin Dis trict Being Held at Gratz Halifax, Pa.,' May I.—To-day the an nual convention of t-lie Upper Dauphin District No. 3, Patriotic Order Sons of America, is being held in the hall of Camp No. 575, at Gratz. More than seventy-five delegates and officers rep resenting the ten camps of the district are ia attendance. The ten camps rep resented are: 'Halifax, IMdllersburg, Elixabethville, Berrysburg, Loyalton, Pillow, Gratz, Lvkcns, Wiconisco and Williamstown. There are contests on for some of the smaller offices, 'but for district president, H. Stewart Potter, of tliis place, appears to have no oppo sition. Tho officers of the convention are: President, John D. Row, of Loyalton; vice president, Kimber iE. Heckert, of Millersiburg; master of forms, H. Stew art. Potter, of Halifax; conductor, Ira Keater, of Wiconisco; financial secre tary, A. P. Minnich, of Lykens; record ing secretary, C. M. Wise, of Gratz; treasurer, D. T>. Holt, of bovalton; in spector, C. S. lie bo, of Berrysburg. The delegates from Mali fax are:" P. C. Fox, Lloyd E. Straw. John C. 'Miller, !H. Stewart Potter, Harvey P. Hess, Walter E. 'Rutter and Harry Beisch; alternates, George Sehroyw, Charles C. Poffenberg er and Ross E. Zimmerman. RUNDREDSIEI I CITY SCALES INjIRST TRYOUT Continued From Pint Page. Ms chickens without giving any rebate to the farmer for overweight. No Complaint of Short Weight Though hundreds used the scales in the various market houses, by uoon to day no complaint of short weight had been made to the office of the City Sealer. Most of the person who used them hurriedly put their purchases on the scales, took a quick glance at the huyh dial and placed the food Hack in the basket, so as not to cause delay to other persons in line. The scales in the Verbeke street market are located nenr the door of the Capital street ent-ance to the building on the west side of Capital street. Those in the Chestnut street and Hill market houses are situated uear the center of the buildings. "I have been working for the last two years to perfect something of this kind," said Sealer Reel, "go that the farmer can be square to himself and to his customer, as well as give the house wife the opportunity to see that she is not being shortweighed." The scales are set up in big boxes, 7 by 5 by 3 feet, which are unlocked when market opens and locked when maket hours are at an end. It is a simple matter to use the scales. The housewife simply places her purchases on the scales and the weight is at once indicated on the dial. Dial Has Ten-Inch Radius The dial has a radius of ten inches. An arrow records anything up to fifty pounds, in ounces. Below the circular face is a sort of scoop, winch measures twenty 'by twenty four inches to hold the goods being weighed. Sealer Reel says all cases reported to him of short weight will be thor oughly investigated before prosecu tions are started. MABSIELLO SENT HOME Enola Man Moved From Burning Home With Typhoid Fever Is Cured Samuel Marsiello, who was seriously ill with typhoid fever .in bis home near Highland Park, Enola, and had to be moved to a neighbor's home while his own home was on fire Mbrch 30, wan discharged this morning from the Har risburg hospital. The shock of hearing that his home ami the furnishings were destroyed made his condition critical and he was taken to the Harrisburg hospital in the Pennsylvania railroad ambulance car. Arrest Colored Women 'Policemen 'Fctrow and Demma Inst night on plain clothes duty in the Eighth ward arrested Anna Metz and Ethel Powel on a charge of soliciting. They were committed to jail for a hear ing to-day.