Altoona Mirror, May 28, 1915

Altoona Mirror

May 28, 1915

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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - May 28, 1915, Altoona, Pennsylvania REGULAR EDITION THE MIRROR'S CIRCULATION YESTERDAY WAS AVERAGE DAILY PAID CIRCULA- TION DURING APRIL, ESTABLISHED JUNE 13, 1874. ALTOONA, PA., FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 28, 1915. TWENTY-FOUR COLUMNS. Impressive and Patriotic Pro- grams Rendered at High and Central Grammar Buildings to Honor Fallen Soldiers. GRAND ARMY MEMBERS TAKE PART IN EXERCISES All Students In City Hear Pa- triotic Urge Students to Remember Bloody Conflict. The public school children ot' the- city paid a fitting tribute to tlic honored dead of the Grand Army pusts wht-n patriotic iiml impressive exercises wwc carried uut lit the. mriuiis buildings to- day, the hist scliool session het'ore Jle- morial duy. At the High school the excrciKL'K Jastcil for nearly two almost three hours were consumed in rrmlorinjr the jirograin at the Con- tra] Grammar. At the High school a surprise was in for the sixty veterans of tlie Civil war from 1'osts K anil 46S. Short- ly after the veterans were seated on the platform, the girls of the art de- partment of. the school marched to the stage, and pinned red and white cur- nations UH (he coats of HIP old soldiers, who were surprised as well as de- lighted. The of Oic "Star Spangled Banner" opened the program. After tlic reading of the scripture lesson, the school filing "Columbia, the Gem of tlio Ocean.'' The. Boys' Glee club sang "liattlc Cry of Freedom'' anil "Tenting Tonight.'' Harry Sawtcllc sang "Tim Deathless Army" and .1. Kdgnr Probyn "Wlifiu Johnny Comes Home.'' the school.joining in the song. Veterans -Render Program. Following the .school program, th.; I chairman of Uio G. A...K, representation. J. 0. Hicks, look charge of the cxei- cises. Mr. was the first speaker and told of maiiy interesting incidents of tin: Civil .n.iid. he con- cluded Comrade JlcCiilluujli relaterl incidents of the war, telling of being shot in the left arm, and lying in a. hospital far. .eight, mouths, during, which time lie hail a piece of bone re- moved from liis iirm. In concluding Jlr. McCulloiigh praised Altoona for it? High school ami praised the High school Btndents for their patriotism. One of the features of the exercises was the nest >mvmber of the program. Hon. J. Flicks snug the verses of "Marching Through Georgia" and entire 0. A. U. representation joined in the chorus. This number of the program-took the entire audience, which filled the auditorium, by storm. Com- raile H. V. Carle? next sang a soup. "The Chaplain" nm! when encored lie recited "A German's Version of Sher- man's Hide." Comrade IJrashcars fol- .lowed with a few remarks, us did Com- rade. Franks. Soldiers Are Grateful. .Mr. .Hicks closed the veterans' part of the' exercises by thanking the school for their delightful program, and urged the students to remember Memorial Cadeby's Crew Saved, j I'KNXANCK, Knj-.. May i Hritish steamer Caileliy. bound funn j Djiorttt. to CaidilV with a carjjo of pit- wood, was torpedoed and sunk oil' the I coast nf Cornwall hy a Germ tut sub- I marine. The crew of Is. four pn.ssni- and a. stowaway were landed a( New Lynn, near here, by a fisl nil! boat today, 1 Argyllshire Asks Help. LIVERPOOL. Mny 28.-. The steamer ArgylUliin' attaeUed ami jdamnped by a (ieinnni Mtbinaiiiu1 (oday. j Her U'Jrelcss "S. wi-n1 lerriv- jed here nml vessels have put out to her SEAPORT TOWN OF GRADO IS QUICKLY OCCUPIED i i Fierce Fighting Has Occurred In Defiles of the Carnic Alps. Italian Aviators Drop Bombs on Helena 1 Puts Palaces at Disposal of i the Red Cross. By United Press. ROME, May first great bat- tie of the Austro-Italian war is not many houis sway. Italian forces of in- vasion in the Trentino and along the Isonzo river are pressing to within a few miles of where large Aus- trian armies lie entrenched. In both dii- tricts the clash of arms is imminent. Tin' war of lite this fact Unlay in ;ui ollicml statement. General 1'mlnrna ri'pnrted the Italian army that vapLun'ii t'uniiouri and Cervignano ia pn-ssing in upun and Trieste, when- laru'i Austrian are known awaiting hattle. The Austrian sea- j port town of (iradu, lying hut eighteen j milprf from has 'been occupied I liy Iliilian tmups. I In tlif Ti'fiitino. a artillery bat- is Jt signals the of tlif first engagement between largi1 liddies uf Italian ami Austrian tumps iii the Tyrolean Alps. The iiitis cini tin ut1 to press forward in the river valley ami in tin- region of Uke URulu. Fierce Fighting tn the Along the Carnic Alps fierce lighting, has occurred ui SL'vt-ral mountain defiles; Uelwuvu small btidk'S uf opposing forces. Tin1 number of Austrian prisoners is re- ported to be growing hourly tlie Aus-' trians c'ontinue to I'all back upon their entrenchments. ItalifiN n via tors 1m ve been active all (lie front. They Jiavp executed during recommit ering mo vein cuts in treachenms air currents high above the Alps. .Several airman have dropped bombs near Trieste- itself. The occupation ut the Austrian town of d'nufo, on the Adriatic. aceoui- jilished without serious resistance. A tunall uf tmuus. dotaeUed, from the forces that occupied Cervignano, was ni'iit wuthwtinl over the railroad leading to tin- lagoon that nearly surrounds the seaport in the rear. Arriving at tin- railway station they made their way overland to the town itself, a picturesque village, oc; ciipied largely by Tin; mayor of d'rado fed a parade of Italian residents who cheered the ar- rival of the Italian troops. A small Austrian garrison laid down their arms. Outposts In Constant Clash, Another force that marched eastward from Cervignano and crossed, a branch of tin; Iponsio, was reported today to be. near Konchi. tlin-e miles northeast of Monfaldoni-. ami about twenty-four from Trieste. To the north tha Italians who occupied the Austrian custom post of Cur in are in constant clash with tile outpo.-its of the Aus- tria ns (lor Italian aviators Hew over Monfudone and dropped several bombs on the rail- way between Xabresina and Trieste. General Curdona reported considerable damage WHS done by bombardment and that coinnmnieatiou between Trieste- ami Austrian forces near Monfaldom' may have been interrupted. Quoen Helena today put the royal palaces at the Quirhml, Milan and Mantua at the disposal of the Italian Red Benedict, it was an- nounced, has the Villa Caste! (Jaiidolfo. A number nf are reported to have enlisted in the armv. BRIDE ISjTTRICKEN. Mrs. Homer Hicks Undergoes Serious Operation Six Days After Marriage. A bi-iilc "i fniir days. Mrs. .May Himly uitV Homer Hicks, a liiiM-man iit lirf station, was taken siM-inu.-lv ill Mninlay. '.'.'as removed to tlic Altiii'iKi tliat clay anil was iiptTvifeil U'eilm'silay. Mr. ami married ill on 'I'lmi-Mlay of last week, luit hud liavrly their liiineyiiiiHui "lien Mrs. was taken 311. l'a-1 lOMilition lii'i-oininj: so sfrioun ilial -ihe uas luonylit to tlio hospital iMi Moiuluy uml ati operation! was ile- I'iili-il Mrs. Hitks stood the oper- ation, which was of a serious nature, very well, and her condition this after- iioo'n is so much improved that her com- plete' recovery is expecU'd. MIRROR'S WEATHER REPOHT. May ii7. n p. elenr. temp, 70' ahv, Mflv -7. p. rloiiily. temp, nViv, May -S, 11 n. temp, .Ml' any. May 2S, 12 temp. 74' ;