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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - May 26, 1914, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                               THE CLEARFIELD PROGRESS Volume VIII Clearfield, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, May 26, 1914 SAVE THE STATE FROMJISCREDIT New York Republican Paper Oe- SHOULD UNITE ON PINCHOT Mew York Tribune Declares Pen- rose's Election Wowld.be a Costly Victory to the Republican Says All Citizens Should Unite to Elect Mr. Pinchot. The New York Tribune, the his- toric national organ of the Republi- can, party since the days of Greeley; consistent supporter of Republican (nominees, and the leading .newspaper advocate of the candidacy of Taft in 1912, prints the following editorial under the caption, "Pennsylvania Should Unite on Pinchot to Defeat Penroselsm." Mr. Penrose should be beaten. It will be a bad thing for public JUte in America if the forces which lie represents triumph in the Penn- sylvania eenatorship contest. It will he a ruinous thing for the Republi- can party If Mr. Penrose and his kind come to the front in it once more. Save Stats from Discredit. His defeat will save the state of Pennsylvania from the discredit of unworthy representation in the Unit- ed States senate. It will stem the tide of reaction of which his victory in the primaries is an ominous sign. And the Republican party will be stronger when it enters the next na- tional campaign with Penrose in the background rather than in the fore- ground. The party must keep faith with the public if it is to have any hope of regaining its vigor. It must reject reactionary leadership everywhere and at all times. Challenge to Progressives. This recrudescence of Penrose is a challenge to the progressive ele- ment In the Republican party There must be no compro- mise with the forces of reaction. The party's house must be thoroughly cleaned and the party completely re- organized. If a real tight is not made if drastic steps are not taken, tbe old machine will be found, as in Pennsylvania, to have profited by the undeniable swing away from President Wilson and to be as firmly intrenched in power as it was when It brought the party to disruption in 1912. The Issue a Big One. It is because the issue Is so big, so vitally important to the country and to the party, that the Tribune has no sympathy with the cowardly counsels that have prevailed inPenn- rrjasmln and that have enabled Pen-' to win his victory at the pri- j maries. It has been argued there that Pen- rose represented the best chance of success at the election, that he had the machine and the support of the Newspapers in Philadel- phia which were supposed to stand for Independinece of machine have kept silent, either at the bidding of the forces behind Mr. Penrose or for fear of impairing the Republican par- ty's chances. Hopes for Pinchot's Election. The selfish interests may profit oy Penrose's success, but it will be a costly victory for the Republican par y which brings him forward as an embodiment of Us aims and an Index of its character. The Tribune hopes that Pennsylva- nia will elect Gifford Pinchot, the candidate of the Progressive party, as Us senator. He is a worthier can- didate than the man chosen at the Democratic primaries. The necessity for defeating Penrosjeism transcends all partisan consideration Opposi- tion to it should not be divided The Democratic candidate ought to with All citizens, irrespective of party affiliations, should unite in sup of Mr. Pinchot TEMPERANCE WORKER SAFE. Large Crowd Greets the Rev. Mr. Pat- mont, Kidnaped March 31. Danville. 111.. May large crowd greeted tbe Rev. Louis Patmont, the temperance worker kidnaped at West vllle on March 31, as he alighted from a train In this city, accompanied by several friends, who went to Colnm bla. 111., on Saturday night upon learn ing that he had been found In an abandoned frame bouse, where he had been taken by his kidnapers. Dozens of automobiles escorted hfni to the home of tbe Rev. 3. F. Blckle pastor of the First Church of Christ, where he will be a guest until the in vestigatlon to be begun at once by the grand jury now in session la on ished________________ PROBE SALE OF TITLES. Wholesale Traffic at Kaiser's Palace Alleged by Socialist Leader. Berlin, May government or- 3ered a rigid Investigation of alleged wholesale traffic in German titles, as charged In the Vorwaerts by Herr Llebknecht, Socialist leader In the relchstag. Llebknecht declared that the prices of titles ranged upward from for the right to have "professor" before one's name to for a title of no- bility. The article said that the can dldates met mysterious women In an obscure bakery near the palace and by them were conducted by a private en- trance into the palace, where they bought tbe titles from a retired official of the household of tbe empress. LIGHTSHIP HAD CREW OF 14. Captain and Firet Engineer of Wreck- ed Veseel Canadians. Glasgow, May lightship Halifax No. 19, which was lost with her crew in tbe breakers of Llgcouib Island, carried a complement of four- teen when she left here, according to an official announcement. Captain MacBeth and John McPfen- zle, the first engineer, came from Canada. The rest of the crew were engaged on the Clyde. MAYO LEFT Entire Fortune of Late Kentucky Capi- talist Goee to Widow. Paintsville, Ky., May will of Colonel John C. C. Mayo, Kentucky capitalist and Democratic national committeeman, who died in New York, will be probated here on June 1. His entire fortune was left to bla widow. Close friends of Mr. Mayo say his fortune will amount to at least ROOSEVELT WILL GALL ON WILSON Visit la White House Is Taken to Ba Sipilicant. Washington, May Roosevelt will see President Wilson at the White House Tuesday afternoon. The president let it be known that hu had invited the of Oyster Bay" to have luncheon with him, but Colonel Roosevelt discovered that he would not have time. He will, however, go to the White House before lecturing on his Brazilian discovery before the Na- tional Geographic society. While it was announced that the visit will be one of courtesy, the very fact that Roosevelt Is going to the White House caused some comment among politicians. Itoosevelt's already avowed opposition to the Wilson Pan- ama tolls policy and the administra- tion's proposed Colombian treaty was expected to stand iu the way of a White House call. The president extended an invita- tion, however, and it is possible that as a result of tbe visit some of the Roosevelt opposition may not be so forceful as it otherwise would. The visit of Colonel Roosevelt to Washington has already shoved all oth- er issues into the background. While the colonel has announced that he will not take up for serious consideration political Questions until after his return from Spain, loaders here hope to get him at least to consider a plan of ac ilnn for the fall campaign Remsnyder-Leech. Tris Remsnyder. of the West Side, and Mrss Sara Leech, of Curwens- -rilte. were quietly married in Cur- last Wednesday evening They spent Thursday in Clearfield and left for Kentucky on Friday morning, where they will make their tiome Subscribe for tbe Progress. Marriage Licenses. Amos Keller, Lawrence township, and Maud Luzier, Shawville. Frederick T. Myers. Osceola Mills, and Grace Graham, Woodland. Steve Audrejah, Morrisdale and Mary Pirow, Hawk Run Roscoe B. Shaffer, Ferguson town- ship and Erma Redden. Greenwood township IIUERTA SUBMITS TOGEULANQUET Dictator Expected to Fall Be- fore End of Week. OVERRULED BY HIS MINISTER Order to Execute a Hundred Political Enemies Revoked by President. Stores Closed as Citizens Expect Fighting In Streets of Mexico City at Any Time. Vera Cruz, May General Blanquet, minister of war, openly de- fying General Huerta and the dictator meekly submitting, while business houses in the capital are barricaded, foreigners in Mexico City sent word here that they believed Huerta might not last through the week. The brea.k between Huerta and bis war minister came with the discovery of an alleged plot against the provi- sional president. Almost beside him- self with rage when he discovered that his subordinates were in league against him, Huerta hurried to Bel em peni- tentiary, where 100 political prisoners were coiinued, and ordered their exe- cution. He told the jailer to lead the 100. suspected of connection with the plot, outside aud shout them against the wall. Secret Telephone to Blanquet. The prison keeper secretly telephon- ed to BlanqOAit, who was in bed. The war minister went posthaste to the penitentiary tu an automobile. He called Huerta outside and then ordered the prisoners returned to their cells "You must stop this killing of your supposed enemies if you want me to stand by you In this Blanquet told the dictator, and, to the groat as- tonishment of the prison officials, Huerta meekly allowed Blnnquet to countermand his order for the execu- tion of the prisoners and fled to one of his favorite rafes. Blanrjtiet is said by refugees to be the mini of the hour in Mexico City, and should a crisis come it is believed that he will take charge and attempt to send Huerta out of the country. Fifteen French cannon have been placed in Cbnpultepee castle, where, it is said. Huerta will make bis last stand if he is unable to escape The situation in the capital is elec- trical with tensions. Almost all of the shop windows have beeu boarded up for the last three days in anticipation of street fighting. The store doors are ready to be locked and on a moment's notice, and customers do their shopping by lamplight. Terrified by Approach of Villa. Terrified by the rumored npprotich of General Francisco Villa, Spani.iuli are leaving Mexico City by every train. It was learned here that a party of twenty SpunNh men and women bound fur left the train at Soledud bei niise they were tulrt that Spaniards were not wanted In the American lines The American army authorities at once notified flip Span- ish consul heie that Spaniard-, are wel come. A report from Mexico City said tlitit Minister of A grit ultiire Liisuno quit the cabinet because Hnerta that he was plotting to grant a renew- al of the Mexico City .street railway lines franchise without Hnertii's knowl- edge. Possibilities Overlooked. He was a suburban garden faddist, who Innocently bored all nig friends by asking them down for week ends and showing them around his 2 by 4 estate. Just now it was Brown from the office. He showed him his three rose trees, his pocket shrubbery, his half inch fountain jet with Its little basin and pnir of goldfish. He showed him his summer house, which would accommodate two people at the same time. "Never know what you can do with a bit of ground till you saifl the host gleefully. "Quite returned the visitor. "But why don't yon take a atrip off the flower about six Inches it over and make It Into a blooming golf New York Post HOSPITAL FUND STILL GROWING Almost Subscribed by Citizens to Worthy Cause FROM SOCIALIST PARTY Those Who Have Not Yet Contribut- ed Should do to at Once, in Order That the Generous Offer of A. W. Lee May be Taken Advantage of by Trustees. The following are the charitable citizens who have contributed toward paying off the standing debt of the Clearfield hospital. List of Mrs. Carrie McGaugh'ey, Mrs. H. W. Croft, 500.00 R. Peale, 500.00 Hugh M. Irvin, 500.00 A. E. Leitzinger, 500.00 H. F. Btgler, 600.00 Mrs. E. A. Kurtz, Reading, 500.00 H. B. Powell, 250.00 T. D. Stiles (Socialist party) 250.00 T. H. Murray, 200.00 A. L. Forcey, 200.00 Frank Fielding, 200.00 Jas. Mitchell, 150.00 Ladies Auxiliary, 120.00 George R. Bigler, 100.00 John. Kennard, 100.00 Witmer Steel Co., 100.00 H. B. Hartswlek, 100.00 W. B. Potter, 100.00 A. W. Bigler, l. L. Shlrey, 100.00 F. G Harris, 100.00 Chas. T Kurtz, 100.00 C'earfield Fire Brick Co., 100.00 Fred G. Belts, 100.00 Harbison-Walker Ref. Co., 100.00 H. L Forcey, 100.00 Warren 100.00 Clearfield Aerie F.O.E., 50.00 I. O. O. F. No. 198, BO.OO A. J. Hagerty, 50.00 Baird, 50.00 Carnwath Ccal Company, 60.00 Order of Eagles 50.00 R. C Shaw Grocery Co., 25.00 E. T. Bird, 25.00 A. M. Liveright, 25.00 Mrs Ella Smtthmill, 25.00 S W. McLarren, 25.00 Singleton Bell, 25.00 C. H S Class 1915. 25.00 Alfred Graham, 25.00 Men's M. E Bible class (Gram- pian) 22.25 Joseph Carter 20.00 Loyal Order Moose Clearfield, 10.00 H. E. Owens, 10.00 Smith Balrd, 10.00 A S Browm, 10.00 Paul S. Reed, 10.00 Jas. M. Dugan, 10.00 Arthur M. Bajrd, 10.00 M. J. Desmond, 10.00 Mrs Jennie Leavy, 10.00 G. W Gallaher, 10 00 T F Casey, G 00 Andrew Harwitk, 500 E. E. Clary, 5 00 Frank B. Woods, 5 00 John C. Smith, 5.00 Harrison McHenry, 5 00 H. M. Haney, 5 00 S T Orcutt, 500 W A. Devling. 5.00 Chas. A Rickenbaugh, 5 00 limbria Castle, No. 285, K. G. K.. Osoeola, 5.00 Pomoacin Tribe, I. O. R. M., Osrecla 5.00 J D. Snoke, 5.00 P. O. S of A Camp, No. 372, 5 00 C. E. Roseberry, 3 00 Mansfield Graham, 1.00 Total, PLEASANT PICNIC MRS. HIRAM CALDWELL Death of an Estimable Curwensvllle Woman on Saturday. Mrs. Hiram Caldwelt died at her borne at Curwensvflle on Saturday a lone with oncer. She was in her 62d year and was an eld resident of Curwensville. She was a very highly esteemed lady and was well beloved by the whole community. Funeral services were conducted or Tuesday afternoon at her home by the Rev. Max Leatz, pastor at the Curwensville M. E. church, and to- terment was made in the Curwena- vllle cemetery. She is survived by her husband, a son, Van, of Cur- wensvttle, and a daughter, Mrs. Fos- ter Wike, of DuBois. Among those who attended the ser- vices from out of town were: Mrs. flios. Hill, of Pittsburgh; Mrs. Ar- thur Boyd. of Bellwood; Mrs. G. K. McGltl, M. V. Ogden, Mrs. Knight Staver and Mrs. Markle, of Clear- field. re SAW THE Mtisssis Tel let ENGLAND WILL NOT EXHIBIT. Final Decision of Government An- nounced aa to San Francisco Fair. London, May British gov-, eminent, acting contrary to tbe hopes heM out by Premier Asqulth to a re- cent deputatiqn, finally decided not to participate in the Panama-Pacific ex position at San Francisco. On May 5. when a deputation repre- senting more than half tbe of the bouse' of commons called on tbe premier, be told the members that tbe government wtrald take the question of British official reprMgntatlon at tbe xposltion under consideration. Daniel Conway anal Principal Wlta.ni far MM wealth in Wl Negro Cbarnad Wtth a MM Jury moawealth indicted on cbarps of ass Dunkle. waa aocvrad I day aftanooa. tsUowtB men will Jacob Bennett. Barry, Ell Corn, itrayaaaa. James Gray, Whom J. S. bntebor. W. W. Oarssan. laasrsr, T. O. Hoyt. faraMr. Hai John Hummed, labnror. Will Go to Curwensvllle. Under command of V. S. Gilliland, CLearfteld canton, I. O. O. F., which so acceptably took part la theCrom- well play last week, will fill the same part Hi the performance at Cur- w.ensvil'e Thursday aJflijf Friday even- ings of Ihto week. Mr. Wrigley JohE W. Wrigley, who was oper- ated on at Johns Hopkins hospital, Baltimore, is recovering slowly, bwt the family will not be able turn home 1m time to attend the gra- duation exercises of their daughter, Margaret. Our store will be closed all day on Memorial day. Workman's Mercantile company. May 25 5t Tho Weather. Fair and wanner, moderate north to west wiode. Wagner and Beer. Signor Augelini Ulustinlanl, who traveled specially from Rome to Bai- reutb in orUer to be present at tbe first performance of "Parsifal" July 20, 1882, gave an account of his Impres- sions in the Kassegna Contemporanea. He was surprised at seeing Wagner drive up to the theater "in a carriage which aleo conveyed a large barrel of beer perched conspicuously on the box seat by the side of tbe driver. This was carried into the theater, presum- ably with a view to slaking the thirst aroused in Wagner and his friends by the performance of his London Chronicle. Young Folks Have an Enjoyable Out- ing in Woods. The picnic spirit is already seizing this community Last evening a par- ty of young people held a picnic In Murray's woods. Each one voted it a most enjoyable time Those present were: Mary Connely Emma H.inkle, Inane Ogden, Gussie Thorn, Martha Watte, ElizabethToot, Catherine Bennett, of WHHamsport, and Helen O'Brien, Leis Garden, J- Bebster Galley, John McQuillen, J. Cainavan, Herbret Fletcher and Clar ence Burner AMERICANS INSIST ON INTERNAL REFORI hate to Ml Meitee DemuM at Nediatiofl Memce. Niagara Falls, Out, May South American mediators planned to lay before the Mexican delegates tbe views expressed by the American gov- ernment through its delegates on sev- eral important points lu the peace ne gotiatioris here. The medintors. It is understood, are chiefly concerned now over the part the land question should play In tbe settlement of the Mexican problem. The view of the Mexican delegates has been that the agrarian question is a purely Internal one and foreign to the issues which provoked difficulties be- tween the United States and Mexico. The American delegates, it Is under- stood, have insisted tbat permanent peace in aim of all con- be a reality unless eco- nomic questions are taken Into consid- eration. The exchange of Ideas on thfe phase of the negotiations as well as other points continued throughout tbe day. Immediately after learning from tbe Mexicans their attitude toward tbe latest views presented by the Ameri- cans another conference with the lat- ter Is expected. In this way the pro- ceedings go forward each day, the mediators acting as channels of com- munication and explanation. Third Ward Firemen. All members of the Third ward hose company are requested to meet at No. 1 fire company house at 1.3U Saturday afternoon to take part in the Memorial day exercises. Mav 26 3t. Committee. Mrs. J. L. Anderson who has been the guest of Mrs. F. B. Reed for several days, left for her home in Pittsburgh this morning Subscribe tor the Progress. I Death of an Infant. 1 A young child of Mr. and Mrs. j Thomas McNeal died Monday after- moon Funeral services at the house this evening at S o'clock. Tomorrow 1 the body will be taken to FruitHill 1 for burial Typewriter ribbons at the Progress office. Oliver Typewriter and sup- plies at the Progress office. Advertise in the PROGRESS. W WBMSBT i-.f Matthew J. C..1 John James T. Spotta, The common wealth 'a and at a night MI Polhim was r postmortem stasasiattni of Jamos Bni HOBS described SON dor by miani of a and the case waa ready tar taw to tracady at tbto _ lug's session of court. to taw Ortaia. This moraine Paatal the first material wttMaa. CWPaV had dnoo ract and called off said that at the i he was itssiHaa; With his hands on era. saw Hoatoa got bts chair aad walk toward Hi and when Hooton he put his arms about 1 way with which alaahtnclsVtViBt have been iway then doscrtbsd nkle who waited to a a what WM wroac litever mind; koop M down." was than aaslotod to 4 laid on floor, with btssi the hallway. In mbMtaa was dead. Another WMmas. Clyde Lspaliar. anothor stetsaV told Mtt distinctly saw a In hands at at which was cut. LsBnlgsr Illaatrotod positions of the dttsvrant in tragedy, showtns; how placed his left hand on shoulder, brlnKbisj his with the knife to front of Dnafcla. After Dunkis bad bosn stabbad way and Lanntgw both tbart he said: "You're got The examination of te tm progresR, and It Is hoped to sat at of the testimony before nlgbt. i t ARE LEAVMf TtWM Rev. W. O. Carl's Family Movtaaj Rev. W. O. Carl's sons toft the morning train for their In Pittsburgh. Mr. and Mrs. Cart leav- on Saturday. Cart there take up a charge which ha) held 2 years ago. ClOftffMd will greatly the family. Durtaa] Rev. Carl's two year stay baa done a vast amount of work and baa built up the Baptist church Picnic at Country Club. A party of young people motorod to the Country club tost for a picnic. Everyone had a loretf time and enjoyed a deMchmi brack. Those present were: Melon Dvrtoa, Rebecca Smith. Gertrude Bell. Miller. Aha Boyce, Margaret Wrtatsr Josephine Tonner. Row. once Austin. Mitchell. Uam Read. Frederick Wright, Flega.1. Boyd McCulhMah No llimday On the evening of ate sermon. Sunday, May tl Lu- theran churcb. IT elifieilaej church and the Trinity M R churcb and the Eleventh 8t M. E wMI not have   

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