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Warren Evening Times (Newspaper) - May 9, 1916, Warren, Pennsylvania HAVE YOU READ ABOUT "CLUB OF THIRTY PERIOD." IT HAS A PROMISE. WARREN EVENING TIMES CIRCULATION YkSTERD A Y VOL. "BEAUTIFUL, PROGRESSIVE, SUBSTANTIAL WARREN." WARREN, PA..TUESDAY, MAY 9, 1916. A. B. C. VERIFICATION TWO CENTS WILSON PREPARING TO BREAK WITH MEXICANS INTERVENTION MAY SOON COME National Guard of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico Has Been Called for Border Duty AVAILABLE TROOPTORDERED SOUTH De facto Government Takes Steps to Stop the Entrance of American T roops His Statement Washington, May 9. The first step toward complete intervention in Mexico, should Carranza force a break, was taken today when President Wilson issued an order calling into active service for duty as a border guard. the National Guard of .Texas, Arizona and New Mexico. In explanation Secretary Baker stated the outbreak in the Big Bend district and the danger of other cutbreaks made it imperative that more troops bewailed into service. Simultaneously the War Department ordered to the front practically all the infantry remaining in the United States. The militia forces will add four thousand to Funston's command and in addition he will get three thousand regulars as follows: The Thirtieth Infantry, from Plattsburg, N. Y.; the Third Infantry from Madison Barracks, and Oswego, N. Y. two batallions of the TwentyFirst Infantry from the Vancouver Barracks and San Diego; and two batallions of the Fourteenth Infantry from Fort Lawton. Secretary Baker said in his in. Big Bend districtof the Rife i Grande'ntas' so further emphasized the danger of pccuTrence along our long border that -President Wilson called out the militia of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, and directed them to report to Funston who will assign them for patrol duty. Two additional regiments of the regular infantry have been directed to proceed to the border. Such further arrangements will be made as are necessary for the complete security of the United States against raids of this character." Carranza Makes Move. Mexico City, May 9. -It was officially announced late this morning that steps have been taken to prevent the entry of more American troops into Mexico. There is no explanation of this act which appears to be contrary to the statement made just previously to that of the De Facto government endeavoring to settle amicably the crisisarising from the Glen Spring incident, Carranza holds the views that the Mexicans responsible for this latest raid upon American territory are "enemies of Mexico as well as the United States" and believes the attack on the border towns should not justify the sending of more troops into this country. El Paso, Tex., May 9. Yesterday's conference between Generals Hugh Scott and Frederick Funston and General -Alvaro Obregon, Mexican minister of war, and Juan Amador, sub-secretary of foreign affairs, ended late yesterday without an ;agreernent having been reached regarding ihe status of the American troops in Mexico. The meeting took place in General Scott's private car upon the American side. When or where the ne.xt meeting willbe held has not been disclosed. General Obregon returned to Juarez in his touring car. He was j asked: "Is the conference i He smiled, shrugged his shoulders, and replied: "It is just beginning." In El Paso the feeling grew that situation had taken on added gravity following the bandit raid in the Big Bend district. It was reported on good authority that most of yesterday's conference had to do -with the raid and the steps to be taken to disperse bandits in northern Coahuila. New demands were presented to the Mexican representatives, it was said, which would include the eratidn of tlie Mexican districts7 not yet touched iir the negotiations. MRS. ROCKWELL 6IYES CHURCH ORGAN TO TRINITY MEMORIAL Reports of Societies at Annual Parish Meeting Show Prosperous Condition The gift of a new church organ was announced at the annual parish meeting of Trinity Memorial church held Monday evening in the Parish House. The donor is Mrs. F. H. Rockwell and the gift is a memororial to her husband who died several years ago. The contract for the great instrument was let yesterday to the Austin Organ Company, of Hartford, Conn. It will be of the most improved construction, modern in every detail. Its installation will likely take place early in September. The contract price for the organ is The annual election of officers and other interesting business which came before the meeting were overshadowed by the interest created" in the gift of the organ. Mr. J. H. Alexander, parish was re-elected, as was also the parish clerk, W. H. Hurley. The members of the vestry were again named. They are: T. O. Slater, Senior Warden W. W. Beaty, Junior Warden; M. W. Jamieson, G. P. Brockway, O. F. Hoffman, J. H. Alexander, C. P. Young, J. A. Rockwell, W. H. Hurley, E. D. Wetmore and W. C. HeasleyJ The reports of the various church societies showed a most prosperous condition, both as' regarded membership and finances. After the election of officers for the ensuing year the meeting was brought to a close with music and refreshments. GERMAN CONSPIRATORS WERE FOUND GUILTY BY THE JURY Were Charged With Conspiring To Destroy Munition Ships New York, May 9 The jury which for ten days heard testimony at the trial of Robert Fay, a former lieutenant in the German army; Walter Scholz and Paul Daeche, charged with conspiracy to destroy munitions ships through bomb contrivances, returned a verdict of guilty last night against all of the defendants. Fay Gets Fight Years New York, May 9. Lieutenant Robert Fay, of the German Army, who was found gui'ty of conspiring to blow up ships carrying ammunition to the Allies, was sentenced today to eight years in the Federal prison at Atlanta. Walter Scholz. his co-defendant, got four years and the 'third defendant, Paul Daeche. two years. A nominal fine of was imposed on each. BOARD OF HEALTH WILL DEFRAY COST OF MOVING THE RUBBISH City Divided Into Three Districts; Drawing of Refuge Begins on Thursday; Get Out Your Trash and Have it Taken Away; Councilmen Assen to Expenditure Warren is to be cleaned up right Beginning Thursday morning, every home in the city will be visited the last three days of this week, and the accumulated trash of the winter season removed, free of charge. litwill not cost the citizen a cent so long as he stays within the bounds of reason. The Board of Health will defray all expenses. The Board of Health has never before taken an active part in a cleanup campaign in this city. Some of its members say the reason has been that they never have been approached. Certain it is that this year they are stepping in with financial "help at just the moment that help is needed. When the idea was first broached to Secretary C. W. Schmehl he declared it struck him favorably and recommended to the committee that it interview President Greenlund. The suggestion struck Mr. Greenlund the same way. Only one difficulty existed.. The Board waMifrald Counvil might at some time question the expenditure, even though it came out of the Department's appropriation. Yesterday afternoon a majority of the Councilmen were seen and their signatures secured on a paper approving the expenditure. President Greenlund went to New York on business last night but before doing so he placed his o. k. on the plans. The committee is busy today making the final arrangements. It is now up to the citizens to do their part. First District. The Fir.st District comprises all that section of the city lying between the Conewango Creek and Union street. This section will be cleaned up Thursday, it is believed there will be less to do in it than in any other, because of the number of business places, and the shortest period of time is therefore needed for the residents in the section to make ready for the collectors. Second District. The Second District comprises the South Side and that part of the borough west of Union street. It will be cleaned up Friday. Third District. The job of taking care of the East Side has been reserved until Saturday when possibly an additional team will be available. The East Side is by far the largest of the three divisions of the city which have been made but an effort will be made to cover it thoroughly in the on'e day. Whnt Will Be Taken. Not every article of rubbish and refuse will be removed. There will be no decaying vegetable matter of any kind taken away. The wagons will not take old furniture, mattresses or any article which can be conveniently burned. The committee in charge does not want to take away old stoves, or anything as bulky as that, it it can be helped. Tin cans, broken crockery and (Continued on Page Five) WARREN WOMAN SCHEDULED TO BECOME A MOVIE STAR Mrs. Anne Strohm Selected By Lillian Russell As Winner In Contest The Beauty and Brains Contest, a nation-wide enterprise, which, under the guidance of the World-Equitable Motion Pictures Corporation, has been running for the past eight months in the Photoplay Magazine, is -drawing to a close. Lillian Russell, one of the judges, has made the first selection. Mrs. Anne Strohm, of 13 Russell Street, one of the. original candidates, was selected make another spurt. She should be at the head of the list a.galn. "What has become of Loxiis E-venue" is a uestion that his rfriends are a'l asking? He has not been heard from in a long time and they ars wondering it he is lost, strayed Of stolen or merely takinga vacation. District Xo. Has an entirely new leader today in the person of Mrs. J. O. Miller. Mrs. is quite new to the contest but is doing some fine hustling and has gained nearly 30, votes today. She is aJso one of the "Big Eight" and it will bo (Continued on Pago Four)
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