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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - June 1, 1915, Altoona, Pennsylvania EDITION t-HE MIRROR'S CIRCULATION YESTERDAY WAS XUtoona ISTABLISHED JUNE 13, 1874. ALTOONA, PA., TUESDAY EVENING JUNE 1, 1915. One Hundred and Sixty-Seven Students Will Obtain Diplo- mas Next Wednesday, Hav- ing Completed Course. HAROLD TROUT COVER WINS HIGHEST HONOR Eleven Girls and Valedictorian Head Few Stu- dents on Doubtful List and Class May Reach 170." Principal (icorgc D. Hohb of the Altoo- na High school; announced this afternoon the list of students that will be.gradii- ated from the institution on Wednesday of next week. Tho list which includes 167 students is the largest in .the.his- tory of the exceeding last class by two. However, there are a few 'students in Uiu class that are on the doubtful list, and in all probability the total enrollment of the IQlo class n'iJI reach 170. Harold Trout Cover carries off the honors of his class by having; made the highest in his studies during .his four years at ihc institutions while Christine Winter ranks aver- age being only a fraction below the Jiiglf mark. While Cover's honor ?.tJ head of his class would Rcem enqtiglf, he has the. distinction of. being only boy in the class to rank among the first twelve, the other eleven Jirst honors going1 to the girls. Altooca in Lead. Dean Tlobb, -'as" well as the faculty of the school "Arc liighjy pleased with the record class that" graduates-: from the sehool.thip, year. ..ranks" in the lead ...among- .class ties' in the number 'of graduates echool, leading the city of Juhnstown by over thirty. The following, hyojvu', students von Hou'dl Trout Cover, first honor; Christine Winter, second Xiigohi Debar her, -'.Lydia' King, Helen ,Fowler, Mabel Gardner, Lorraine HilliVer, Cn'therine r.yman. Sarah Sny- der, Virginia JJmibaiy Bcchtel, Evelyn Tearce. f t List of Students in Class. Following is, the complete list of students computing the A' Evelvn Gertrude AnsiJach. William Leroy Bertram, JIary Eliza- beth Bair, Amanda Beam, A'ancy. K. Krma' Ruth., Beach. Bueehle. Klsie Ruth Bend.- Voder Bell, Paul I'-ld- Beaver, Joseph Kd- Bell Bontley. Kamiie Bcrmah. Jfary JSlln Black, Park- G. Bollinger, Margaret Botwright. Madeline' Leihi Brown, Inez Kudora Buchanan, U. Gor- don Burkc't, Helen Ilildrcd Brown. Grace Brumbaugh, Gladys ,Iane. BrynT, Helen Brogan. C. Harry Eugene Claik; Anna IJauser Coppersinith, Howell Trout Chir- cnce Caldcr, Gertrude. Martha Corlcss, Zita 'Florence Crawford, Mary Lillian Crcighton. Margaret, Agnes Darr. Angela CainUle Catharine Theresa Debarber, S. Martha Belo, Sander E. Doinuci't, Harry. William Uctrich, llary JClizabcth Uetwiler, Cora Marie Dielil. Esther Jlarie Pillon, John J. Donnelly, Vir- ginia Mathews Dunbar. E. IClincr Louis ISbig, Rutli Olive lid- iniston, Mary Elizabeth Eilwards, Mavj Catharine Else. Birger Williclin JOng- strom, Jfyra. Hicks Eyiion. F. Frances Lillinn Fay, Elizabeth Fleck. Dorothy A. Fraker. Parks K Fleck, Hubert W. Fluke, Helen Fowler. Grace Fanner. 6. Joseph iS'ixon Gambit1, Mabel Clara Gardner. Virginia Clarksoii Gardner, Margaret Regina Garrcty. Kaymond Giarth, liuth Goetz, O'lair Mary ICIizabeth floss. Joseph Raymond Giarth. H- Marguerite. Ernia Haldeman, Grace Marie Hauler, Olive Ethel Harlin, James A. Harter, Catherine JIary Hay, Adelaide IlevcHy, Lorraine Beatrice Ilil- liker, Edward F. Houscr, Laura Amanda Hutdiison, M. Margiicritc Hutchison. Cecil Hamilton. J- Chilton Jacobs, Inez Mac Jones. K. ICtlith Kerns, .Tcanette Hamilton Ket- ler, Ellconora D'Oonuell Kiminel, 1-ydia King, Mary Kirk, Esther Elizabeth Koolle, Gertrude C. Kolbcnschlag, Rob- ert Sheldon Kranse, Marion Ruth Kecfer. L. Ruth Lantz, Charles Clifton Lingta. fVlter, Beatricn Lucas, Lena Catherine Marie Lynam, StcpiVn y'lnccnt Lnddy. on Paso 10, Sixth Colunall President's Prompt Reply to bermany's Note Will Insist That QC'e'an Liner Did Not Carry Hidden Guns. DANGER IN ALL COMMENT, SUGGESTS THE PRESIDENT Rejoinder Will: Likely Be En Route to Berlin by Thurs- Real Change In Sit- uation Noted. BY JOHN EDWIN NEVIN, Staff Correspondent.' WASHINGTON, C., June dent-Wilson today suggested the advis- ability of .withholding comment on the German situation for the present. Now that he has the complete official text of the' German reply before him, and has .discussed it with the cabinet, it might be dangerous to make-'too wide conjectures as to the exact .nature of the reply, lie said. The president told, his callers that he was very hopeful the reply could be completed so as to go for- ward to Berlin very soon. It was later understood-that the rejoinder would be on route to-Berlin probably by Thurs- day, certainly not later than" Friday. Because the reply-is to.-bc completed without delay the president believes ofli- cials should refrain entirely from com- menting on it or outlining its contents, as .conjectures regarding it arc cabled abroad immediately and invariably cause trouble for the United States. Cabinet Discusses German Note. The German ndle was believed to have, been the chief topic discussed at meeting. The president and his advisors con- ferred two hours, and twenty minutes. have-''gone over all the points he proposes to make his. next communication to Berlin. Tlicre was- understood to have been no disse.nsion from' the opinion that the United States must maintain the .posi- tion it as'sumed in its original message. In .all essentials involving American integrity, it was learned on good au- the next'note will practically duplicate its predecessor. It will assert the burden of proof is. against the accuracy of Germany's charges .relative to the Lusitariifl's war-like character. It seemed that nothing would be short it appeared" that the United States would "stand pat" on its previous statements and demands. The concensus of judgment was re- ported to b'c that Germany would find some n-nyof making the required coii- cessions-and still of "saving her face." Tho note will .not be prepared until after the-president has had his scheduled talk with German' Ambassador von Bernstorff Wednesday. No Real Change in Situation. jt there has been no real change situation as a result of the president's conferences. He has in effect made up his mind as to the gen- eral tone of this country's rejoinder. The questions raised bv Germany are to be replied to frankly. "The positive evi- dence that the administration has gath- ered; through the department of com- merce .and the collector of the port of New York, showing conclusively that the Lusitania was be pre- sented to Germany. It is ejipected that the president will explain this to Count von Bernstorff, the German ambassador, when he receives him Wednesday in the White House. The president never .looked better than when he" received the newspaper repre- today. Hia color was excel- lent, showing, liie effect of Ms long out- door rides and exercise, which his physi- cian, Dr. Gary T. Graysou, has insisted on. It "is understood he is still- hopeful that a, way will yet he found to secure German cooperation in the. plan to safe- guard uon-eombatKitts and Americans traversing the submarine war zone. The president said he has received from every section of the country telc- ;rams and letters endorsing his original position on the German submarine situa- tion. Tho general character of these has already been marie public. Willing to Make Concessions. Numerous rumors were in circulation. One of the most heard was that Germany had, sent word to her ambassador .to ox- plain that she was willing to make ma- terial concessions to the United States, but that it had been necessary to make the first 7notc evasive and unsatisfactory to prevent antagonizing the military clement. There was no confirmation of this re- port from any source. It seeriied to have originated in diplomatic quarters and was believed to he based on the realiza- tion that the United States does not pro- pose to backdown in any particular and that, therefore, if Germany wants Amer- ica's friendship, she must make conces- sions. Jt is admitted by those in a position to know that yesterday's note is in every respect at variance with tho. recommen- dations made by Ambasadors -von Bern- storff and Diimba to their home gavorn- ments. They faithfully described the (Continued On Page 10) German Foreign Secretary, Who Drafted Reply to Wilson's Note, States America Should Discuss Lusitania Attack. GERMANY WILL DEFEND HERSELF IN EVERY WAY Enougji Ammunition Aboard III- Fated Vessel to Have Killed for Freedom of the Seas. BY CARL W. ACKERMAK, Stafi Correspondent. BERLIN (Via The June Amen'1" ought to bo reasonable enough to grant Germany time, and the right to discuss the facts of the Lusitania at- tack-. Hen- Gottlieb von Jagow, German for- eign secretary, who drafted the German reply to the American note, so declared in an interview with the United Press today. He expressed the sincere hope that further (liseuKyion of the Lu-sitania incident will bring the United, States and Germany to a complete understand- ing as to the facts in dispute, anil that an agreement, will be fnirly and equit- ably determined. "America can hardly expect us to give up any means at our disposal to fight our said Secretary von Jagow. "It is a principle with us to defend our- selves in every possible way. 1 am sure that Americans will be reasonable enough to believe that'our two countries cannot discuss the Lusitania matter un- til both have the same basis of facts." I. asked if informally, and without interfering or in any way prejudicing the discussions 'between v the United States and Germany, he might elaborate on Germany's-positiom'n the crisis caus- ed by the loss of .American-'lives in the Lusitania disaster. 'But whenever ques- tions pertaining to possible compromises between, the United Stales and Germany were Drought up..the secretary asked that'he be. not pressed to'answer any- thing relating to possible negotiations. Fights for Freedom o'f Seas. "Germany is fighting for the freedom of the he said. "It is far from Germany's intention to interfere with neutral rights or to become the autocrat of the oceans." "Could J'OU explain in more detail.how for the freedom of the J interrupted. (1T fear that America will not "Well, England always to be the dictator of the high continued Herr von Jagow, "until our recent ma- rine activities. Her rule was never chal- lenged. We are fighting for the freedom of the seas, to make England give up her hold, because so long as one country controls the oceans, they fire not free. Every nation' must have right on the "The world must not forget'that Eng- land was the first belligerent 'to violate the rules of the oceans. England first put mines in the North sea and she was the first to .declare a war zone. She was the first to declare that she would starve our women1 and children. England must be.the first to go back and make the war formal." More Clear Understanding. "What is Germany's position, regard- ing neutrals traveling on belligerent he was asked. That returns to the mat- he replied. "We feel before we dis- cuss that officially with the. United States that the two governments must have a clear and definite understanding of the facts. That is wlmt Germany seeks to convey in her note. We believe Americans are reasonable enough to' grant us time first to come to an under- standing on every fact. 'We do not believe the American government understands our viewpoint. For us it is a principle to defend our- selves in every way at our command. There was enough ammunition aboard the Lusitania to kill soldiers. Do you blame us for using every means to destroy that to save the lives-.of of our U. S. Opposed to Interference. When I entered his office, Herr von Jagow was reading the autobiography of Andrew' D. White, former American ambassador to Berlin. He asked me to read page. 168, where White declares that the. attitude of the German foreign oflice fownnl Aworien during (Jic .Span- ish war was "nil that IIP desired." White said that one time thr Ameri- can consul at Hamburg telegraphed that a Spanish vessel, supposed to be laden with arms for use against the United States in Cubn, was leaving port. "I hastened to the foreign office and urged vigorous steps witii tho result (hat the vessel was overhauled and searched at the month of con- tinued White. "Germany might easily have pleaded that America had generally shown itself opposed (o any interference with shipments of small arms to belli- geronts. She might also hove eoni ended that she was not obliged to search ves- sels to find contraband, but Hint duty was Incumbent upon fhn belliger- ent nation concerned." The srewlnrv closed tho book willi- out furihcr comment, I Map Showing Scenes of Italian-Austrian Fightin Teuton Bombs Them Being THREE LARGE RESULT OF The. map shows the international boundary line, with the following positions mentioned in the -Mies from the front: (1) Austrian submarine reported sunk off Venice by two Italian torpedo recent dis- patches from the front: (t) Austrian submarine reported sunk, oil Venice ny two luuian lorpruo boats. (2i Italian forces supported by gunboats on I.ako. have captured the hills, north of Mount Baldo." (.1) Bozcn, where Austriaus and Germans are forming tlic twelfth army corps. (-1) Trieste-.Vabresina railroad, raided by a. squadron of Italian hydro-aeroplanes. Italians have occupied the mountainous territory between Ijikes Idro and flarda. (0) Mt. Altissimo. wliieh dominates Urn entire Lake Garcia district, occupied hy n strong Italian (7) Carintha, whore the Italians have taken three of the lower mountain passes and fourteen villages. force. OF WARD'S ESTATE Instructs Guardian to Be Eco- nomical In Expenditures for Girl's Clothing, Maintenance and Education. At a brief session' of motion and pe- tition court, at Hollidiiysbnrg this morn- ing, Judge Thomas' J. BaUlrigc gave strict orders to a guardian that funds of his ward must be economized so that, when slic arrives at maturity, there will be 'something left-. out of the The matter came up when Attorney B. F. Warfel presented a petition au- thorizing John. K; McGraw, guardian of Mary McClosVey, a grand- daughter. to expend yfarly, from her estate for clothing, maintenance and education. As the estate only amounted to Judge Baldrigc said ho feared there would be nothing left when the girl, now aged 15, came of age. When assured that the money was so well invested that, if the sum asked expended yeai-lv, there would still be about left, when she is of ago, the court approved the petition, but instructed the guardian to economise in cverv possible way and not spend the whole a year unless necessary. Charles J- White and William Bailey were appointed appraisers in the estate of Thomas McKendree, deceased. Petitions were filed for specific per- formance of contract, by Mary Jauo Kcllcy and John Roighard, in the es- tate if David J'. Reighard, deceased. The Altoona Trust company was ap- Eointcd guardian of George D., Alia Joseph H., .Margaret L.. Sue A. and Ida SI. Hnrd, minor children of the late Edmund S. Hurd. The bonds of tho guardian company were also approved. In the estate (if Lixzie V. Heims, an incompetent, the guardian was given leave to sell certain real estate. The report of Charles If. Kurtz, mas- ter in the divorce case of Samuel T. Geer vs. Lillic JI. Gccr, recommending a divorce, was and filed. A petition was granted for a private sale of real estate in the assigned es- tate of J. B. Hileman. Court adjourned until 11.30 Friday morning, when there will be another mo- tion and petition court, held then because Judge Baldrigc will be away next Mon- day'.' Tlic next trial court, a civil court, 11 be held the second Monday in Juno, on which day the grand jury will also ITALIAN LAO STILL BE Theory Advanced That Domen- ico Clamcoli of Spruce Creek Was Kidnapped Instead of Being Drowned. That'Domenico Ciamcoli, the 2-year- old son of IDuisctte Ciamcoli, trackhand at Spruce Creek, who was believed to have been drowned in-the Juniata river Sunday ivas kidnuppcil instead of' -falling into the river, the theory. advanced today following the failuYe "to, locate tliejbodyi The boy's homo is near the river and it was thought that the lad had wan- dered to the river bank and fallen into the water. The river at the point thoroughly dragged yesterday but the body could'not be found. An' investigation shows that no one saw the boy fall into the river not- withstanding that there were people in the vicinity at the time. In addition, a careful examination of the bank fails to reveal any footprints at the point. There is a belief now that the boy may have been kidnapped, although the father claims that he has not been threatened, by the Black Hand. Tho father today, however, in The 'Mirror oilers a reward of for the return of the boy alive or for the recovery of the hoy's rlnjui body. A searching party today were still engaged in drag jrin" the river. BATTLE IS Monte Zugno, In Tyrolean Alps, Taken by Send Great Shells Against Fortifications. By United Prtss. ROMK, June a bloody engage- ment in the Tyrolean Alps, Italian troops stormed and captured Monte Zugno. a strong Austrian fortress dom- inating the -Austrian fortified, town of Kovereto. Mount Zugno-lies six-miles-souf-h'-of Koverclo, the objective of the, Italian armies advancing up the Adige valley toward Trent. It commands not only the forts of Kovoreto, but the strong- ly-fortified Austrian positions' at Its capture is one of the' most- not- able successes gained by. the .Italian forces in the Trentino campaign. The enemy relied upon heavy artillery eral Sections- of J City By United LONDON, June killed, one badly injured, in'd' 3 miralty tonight _.......... ninety, bombs, .caused three large 6m. i VHoi'softiiSKfe' buildings, or fortified works damaged. "Hostile aircraft ninetj bombs in vurious'localitiet-'pf politan area of each meiit. l'A.number.of.fires-.were; but only three required the' lire engines. All were promptly dealf? with.'1 i '4? stationed on the heights of Xngno to check the Itnlinn rulvjnce up the Adige. Shelled out of Sarravallc, an Austrian force fell back in the direction Monte Xugno and Mori- Italian howitzers stationed on Monte Altissimo opened Ihc attack upon Zugno, sending great shells crushing across the Adige valley. Italian Alpin- been ascertained, one, infant, one man and one .woman .were killa and another woman seriously injured The precise number of' victims 'has no yet been ascertained.' The 'situation kept thoroughly in'harid." Hostile Aircraft Xo olliciai statement activities of British air equads organ1 ed to combat Zeppelin capital, >has 'yet-'-beeir-im miraity's statement' that was kept thoroughly .in-h tcrpreted. to mean :'that. engaged the Zeppelins and; oft. The "metropolitan of T. includes London arid of ;tt bnrbs. Though an earlier. from the pi-ess bureau, iaid 'the Eaatjsjc CALLED BY DEATH meet. Criminal court will open third Monday in the month. the By United Tress. YORK, -June from a burning train on the New Haven early L'otlay, in Harlem, more than a hundred lialf-cktUied passengers had ti miracu- lous escape from death when they jump- ed in front of an express train speeding the opposite, direction. The passengers were from the Boston p.xpress. H had stopped in tho yard when the engineer dise.overod one of the cars was on Tins pnssongers, many whuni had and were in seauty Prominent East Side Physician Succumbs to Stroke of Apo- Located In Al- toona Many Years. Dr. Kdward K. Goodman, for ninny years one of the best physicians j of this part of the state, died at his home, 8JU Eighth avenue, after- noon at Death C'.mscd by a stroke of apoplexy "which lie- j early this morning, although he had been I in failing health for two years or more, j The deceased was born at Mill (.'reek, Huntingdon county, Sept. 13, 1S4P. He 1 was a graduate of the Jelferson Medical school, being a member of the class of 1874. Fie began his practice at Aliens- yillc. MilTlin county, but in 1877 came to Altoona and has been located here ever since. His widow and two sons survive, Wes- ley Leroy and Chester I1. Goodman, both of this city. iiiji uas LIU, v ttin-'j. Liiiimn ists. pealing the heiglita oast of ravnJo, iiUnckorf the fortress from tho roar. office dispatches arc but it is assumed that Altissin-o's guns silenced Lhc batteries of Monte Xugno, and that the.'advancing Alpine f'nrnns drove" thn Austrian garrison clown the northern slopes. "All along the Xyrol-Trentino fron- tier, our advance on Trent said an ofHeiiil'stateinent from General Cadorna today. "In tho ..Val Sugana, region, cast of Trent, have solidly entrenched five miles from Bargo and on both slopes of jnouutaiu. Our forces Imvo fnptnrcd Monte Belviderc." Fn the extreme north Italian troops have captured the main railroad center of Cortina and practically all passes in the Ampezzo valley. Ready to Meet Invaders. (jIKXFA'A, June troops have raxed alt the buildings near Hovereto and Sappho for military pur- poses and are throwing up entrench- ments to meet the Italians advancing up the Adige. ....Dispatches received hen: today hiiid several thousand mountain- eers in the district have, been made homeless. LONDON. June admiralty an- nounced today that all officers of the- Two- lirothors, J. and i British battleship .Majestic, torpedoed at T. Goodman, both of this city, ami Dardanelles wre saved. A full re- three sisters, Mrs. Calvin Noble of of the nnmhor of tin- survivors fooua. .Mrs. Kate Kit-mining of Xoi th (ho battleship's crew has not yet Dakota, and Mary Chilonto of Kan- received. also survive, as well as doe> grandson, Frank Oondinnn .of this city, j racked by the 's statement-did not i localities .were raided.-.'.i The only ..victims whose press bureau perriutted-.to lie' were, -two young German tailotei named They were removed to .a Several-sections ed to have been showering both bombs. The n'otifiedvt .newspapers and press-associations s1-1- ly after midnight that 'no ing what sections' of v.a attacked' or several press bureau said -that. hurled in .end German .victims.." OtKer pR press bureanj would later, in Hhe' daV., 'i How: May the': ZeppplinS'i com' London" they Will'- -'fiud Britishers are saying Zeppelin's'. They, are preparing to'deal'-Tnti Officials at the have ceased to take -the GerinariilTiipsii with a- grain of tania disaster more seriously. They, mans when they say London with their LONG FALL KILLS BALLOONIST. CLEYKIA.XV, -June Frederick "Rnda, aged 24. a balloonist, is dead to- ibiy. He fell feet at Willough Heneh (It ttlUMII nun i i f, 11 nUivc. rushed from the cars, and did not .vsterdny nfternoon when his nijra M-C an incoming train on an adjacent to (leelared atmospheric were iod for ballooning, but he ''didn't want track. Trainmen shunted warnings and the passengers crowded against a rail at I'm "f just as it went by. ho bt to disappoint the MIRROR'S WEATHER REPORT. May 31, I' P. temp. aliv. May ill, 12 p. temp. Sli' abv. !i> I, II a. temp. Till5 abv. lunc 1, 12 teiun. (thx. WEATHER FORECAST. WASHINdTON. .June IVnusylvatiia -Part rloiuly to- IVnii. and Wcilnts- night and UYdnosday. I-'air tonight Jav AUTO TURTLES; TWO DEAD. Three Others in Hospital Seriously In- jured In Erie, Pa., Accident. Hy I'niteU Press. KlilK. I'a.. .Mini' persona nve (k'fid uml others an1 seriously iu- juri-il in u hospital toduy. the result of overturning of theii" nntoinolufe down n hike rosul emhankmeut ill Walnut Tn-ek. .Mr. mill Mrs. O. M. Warner of Xortli (Jiranl, I'a.. uen1 killed The injured arr Mr. and Mrs. Onvid Yfaglii of and Miss .Irss Kulil of Jsorth (liri'iri. Tlir two Warnrr chil- dren injury. For months' proparatiohsyiiAyfc'J t. )ing forward to: deal pelin's air monsters. lie knows that -unti-aivemfivgbnts in readiness to.shoot the of that London's fire have been especially with tires caused by The aerial wings of'the army have several trump cards yet nnplaytid'; When the Germans come to will play them, and not before. Unofficially it is learned that thrbugli-iv1.' out England lingo aerodromes have been1 coustnifted. each harboring a air cruisers. Connecting them is (i.- veritable "fire alarm'' system, which, in r due' time, will toll every aerodrome by the tupping of- a gong, that the kaiser's Zeppelins have arrived, on their fearful.- mission. Busy "Bumble Bee" Warriors. It will be a signal for great activity. Hundreds of "bumble boo." warriors will sour into the uir for the attack. ono of them will carry u uiagiu.iue. full (Continued on Page 10, Second Column.)
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