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Warren Evening Times (Newspaper) - July 21, 1916, Warren, Pennsylvania WARREN EVENING TIMES CIRCULATION YESTERDAY "BEAUTIFUL, PROGRESSIVE, SUBSTANTIAL WARREN.11 A. B. C. VERIFICATION tfOL. SIXTEEN WARREN, JULY 21, 1916. TWO CENTS U.S.TO ACCEPT MEXICAN PLANS Will Agree To a Settlement By a Commission of Three of the Questions Outlined In the MesScan fviote NEGOTIATIONS WILL NOT BE DELAYED MORE THAN A WEEK Not Believed Carranza Will Raise Objections; Reported That Villa Bands Have Been Scattered Washington, July 21. The American government will accept the suggestions of the DeFacto government of Mexico for settlement by a commission of three of the questions outlined in the Mexican note of July 11. The State Department will suggest in return, and insist upon the acceptance of by the Mexico City government, that the Commission bind the Carranza government to insure adequate protection of the American border from the Mexican side subject to approval Of both governments. Arrangements for the negotiations will not be delayed more than a week It was said today. embassy confidence At the Mexican was expressed that Carranza will raise no objection to.the American suggestion. Villa Bands Scattered. Chihuahua Cit, Mexico, July 21. With his followers scattered into small groups, Villa, accompanied only by a body guard of six men, is making for the mountains of Durango, according to a report received here at military headquarters. Army Officer Murdered. Alpine, Tex., July 21. M. C. Butler, of the Sixth United States cavalry, and Mrs. H. J. Spannell, with whom he was out riding in an automobile, were shot and killed yesterday-afternoon by H. J. Spannell, husband of the women. Immediately after the shooting Spannell went to the jail and surrendered. Mrs. Spannell was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Holland, well known residents of Alpine, Scanner-is the proprietor of the Holland >n6tel here. PROHIBITIONISTS Will PROBABLY NOMINATE HANLEY Stormiest Convention Ever Held By Party Will Close Today St. Paul July 21. Tae Prohibition party will bring to a close today one of the stormiest convention in the history of the party with the nomination of candidates for. president and vice president. J. Frank Hanly. ex-governor of Indiana, will in all probability be the presidential nominee. His running mate may be any one of half a dozen men. It is not likely nominations will be in order until late this afternoon or tonight. Chairman Patton called the convention to order at New members of the national committee were presented and confirmed. The motion to adopt a platform as a whole without amendments precipitated a long and tedious controversy. Some delegates objected to "literary qualities" in the prohibition plank and others to the "beverage" clause. The latter wanted the platform to declare against liquor for medical purposes. After the adoption of the platform the convention proceeded to" the nomination of candidates. Alabama yielded to Indiana. Hanley was nominated by Sumner W. Haynes amid tremendous enthusiasm. Arizona was next on the roll call and Eugene W. Chafin place Sulzer in nomination. Chafin's speech was in defense of the ousted governor. California yielded to Maryland and George H. Gprsuch nominated F. G. Hendrickson. Colorado yielded to New' Jersey and Grafton Day nominated Mr. James Gilbert Mason. Hanly Nominated. St. Paul, July 21. J. Frank Hanly was nominated for president by the Prohibitionists here this afternoon. ACQUITAL OF GEORGE BAYLESS AFFIRMED BY SUPERIOR COURT Case Was An Echo of the Great Austin Flood Philadelphia, July The superior court yesterday affirmed the acquittal of George C. Bayless, president of the Bayless Pulp and Paper F. M: company, hdicted N6vember2p, 1911, for in voluntary manslaughter arising from the burstling of a concrete dam at the company's plant at Freeman's Run, near Austin, Pa., Sept. 30, 1911. Bayless and Hamlin were acquitted December 25, 1911, in the court of oyer and terminer, Tioga county, of being negligent in connection With the deaths of Mrs. Eva A. Glapsey and Mrs. Julia Smart wood, who were ON THEIR TRIP TO TEXAS Captain In Quartermaster's Department Gives Details Franklin, Julq 21. "If any sylvania soldiers went hungry on drowned in the flood which followed their way from Mount Gretna to the the bursting ofthe dam during a border, it was not the fault of thelheavy rainfall. Bayless was department or the officers wholquently charged with being indirectissued the rations, 'but that of either i ly responsible for the drowning of the men themselves or their Mrs. Nellie Lawler. A writ of manding officers." j habeas corpus was allowed Bayless The statement was made today by I January 5, last, pending an appeal. Captain E. EJ Grimm, of the quar1 Judge Orlady in. an opinion held termaster's -department, National that no new evidence had been proGuard, of Pennsylvania, in comment1 duced and directs that Bayless be ing on the newspaper reports that discharged some of the Pennsylvania guardsmen suffered from want of food on their transcontinental trip. Captain Grimm is home from Mount Gretna on a leave of absence. "Every troop train that left Mount Gretna had five days' travel rations, which consisted of canned beef, canned tomatoes, hard bread, or hardtack, said Captain Grimm. "The allowance was ample, there being three and a half pounds tc each man a day. The officers in charge of transportation figured it would require four days to make the. trip, but we guarded against delaj' i of glanders among horses and mules, by giving each train five days' ra'-Uhe State department of agriculture EPIDEMIC OF GLANDERS HAS BROKEN OUT IN NEW YORK Many Horses Are Affected; Case of Disease Discovered at Kane New York, July 21. On account of a serious increase in the ravages NEW BRITISH GIANT' HOWITZER IN BIG DRIVE 'OIAMT BgmSH MOWlTZEBl 16 This is one of the new British howitzers pounding at the German lines in the great allied offensive. This is the first timethese monsters of destruction have been brought into play, and the great offensive which is now on was probably delayed until the English had placed these guns, through means of little gauge railroads, on the allied front in France. PRESBYTERIAN PICNIC ON LAKE THURSDAY WAS A BIG SUCCESS No Serious Accidents Occurred to Mar the Pleasure of the Outing Unmarred by serious accidents and fortunate with the best of weather, the annual outing of the First Sunday School was held on Thursday at Midway Park on Lake Chautauqua. Four hundred and nine teen' personstook the special train which left this city at in the morning, but fully 500 were present as many went up on the cars. A bigger and time could not have BULGARIA MAY tlons. 'The only way can account for the food running short was that the boys either threw it away or the officers in charge of the distribution gave them more at first than they could eat. This much I do know: Each troop train got a liberal allowance of food and if it had been properly used there would have been no shortage. "After the first few trains had left for the border the War department officials anticipated that there might be a congestion of traffic in the southwest and ordered that all troops be given 10 days' travel rations and five days' garrison rations, which was done. I can't understand how there could have been any shortage on any of these trains. DECLARES EXTHADlYlOEND Pittsburg. July 21. The Pittsliurr and Lake Brie today announced ai; exl.r.i divider.-i of t wenly per cent and authorized an issue of in new slock to present 1.0 the stock holders at a snare .The last sale of P. L. K. stock on the Pittsburgh exchange at 5125 a share Fair to night and Saturday. announced here yesterday a quarantine of all such animals for greater New York and the counties of Westchester, Rockland. Nassau and Suffolk. The quarantine is especially directed, it was stated, against animals coming in over New Jersey ferries. Animals in transit through New York are not affected. by the order. The disease is communicable to human beings and several deaths, it was stated, have recently been traced to it. Case Discovered at Kane. Kane. Pa.. July 21. A horse suffering from glanders and belonging to Ford Christie, a farmer living on rhe Jo Jo road, was killed lasi night ind its body cremated to prevent spread of the disease which is highly Infectious and fatal to man and oeast. The animal became sick about the .Irst of July, when Claude D. Evans was called to see the horse. He then iecided there were indications of glanders. The veterinarian had been the case very closely, and .ibout a week ago came to the conclusion that the animal was suffering glanders. This infectious disease is characterized by the swelling Jl the sub-maxillary gland, bloody discharge from the nostrils and of other regions where lymph glands are found. NO CONCERT GIVEN. Several hundred persons who gathered on the streets last evening in che expectation the Wallace Orchestra would play again, as it had the two preceding nights, were disappointed. The orchestra appeared the first night in front of the Exchange as an advertisement and Wednesday was hired by Manager Pryor, of the Struthers to play on the balcony of that hostelry. No arrangements were made for its appearance last evening. Some time was lost on the p. K. "V. between here and Falconer and the picnickers did not reach Midway The trip from the boat anding in Jamestown was made on the City of New York, one of the big ake steamers. The sports program was scheduled :o take place between 11 and 12 and because of the 25 minutes of delay t was only partially carried out. The day was very hot and many went in jathing a few minutes after reaching :he park. A ball game was started but only a few innings were played as the water proved too great an attraction. The dinner was served at noon, the staples of the meal being brought n baskets by the individuals and families while lemonade and coffee we're dispensed by the Sunday school ;o everyone. During the early afternoon all of 250 persons were in the water. Some roller skated but the >athing was undeniably the chief attraction and outing clothes were again donned with regret at 4 p. m. he steamer leaving the dock for rip around the lake at The City of New York stopped at Chautauqua on the way down the lake and a few who will spend a week there left the boat. The crowd disembarked at Celoron where special cars were waiting to convey it to Falconer. Here again a number stopped off to enjoy the amusements at the lake resort but the bigger part of the crowd caught the special at Falconer. Coming in to Warren the train stopped at the "Curve" on Fourth Avenue and the crowd was back home at Only one accident, and it was not serious, occurred during the day. That was when Miss Martha Schofield. of Philadelphia, a guest at the Schofield home on Third avenue, sprained her ankle in stopping a swing. She was attended by Dr. Robertson last evening and today is little the worse for the sprain. ENGiNE OF LOGGING TRAIN CRASHED THROUGH BRIDGE Brakeman Killed and Engineer Seriously Injured Tionesta. Pa.. July 21. A broken girder on the Big Coon creek bridge of the Nebraska Lumber Co.'s log road caused the locomotive to fall into the creek, near Nebraska, Forest county, resulting in fatal injuries to one man and serious injuries to another yesterday. The dead: Samuel Smail. brakeman, aged 40. The injured: James Smith, engineer. The accident occurred about 5 o'clock this afternoon. Smail was caught in the machinery, suffering internal injuries from which he died soon after he was removed to home in Nebraska. Engineer Smith, unable to escape from the cab of the engine, was badly bruised and dangerously scalded but he is expected to recover. Premier Calls Meeting to Discuss Rome Says Move Is Being Seriously Considered RUSSIANS AND 6FRMANS ARE NOW FIGHTING FURIOUSLY Von Hindenburg In Personal Kovel Again In Danger of Being Taken London, July 21. A wireless from Rome transmitted to Sofia advises Bulgaria is seriously considering making peace and Premier Radoslavoff has summoned the Hobranje to discuss the situation. Russians and Germans Fighting. Petrograd, July 21. Russian forces under General Kuropatkin are furiously attacking the German army under Von Hindenburg in the Riga sector according to dispatches from le front today. For several days le Germans have been subjected to artillery fire of the Russian which has devastated their positions and paved the way to infantry assaults. The heavy artillery of the Russians has the German front according to reports from the front and the Germans have suffered heavy los'ses. Hindenburg is personally drecting the German defense. Kovel is again seriously endangered and Lemberg also. The city is almost entirely evacuated of its civil population. According to one report the Austrian headquarters staff has decided to move from the city which it recognizes cannot be defended. Submarines Destroyed. Vienna, July 21. Austro-Hungarian torpedo boats on tne night of July 15 destroyed an Italian and another submarine in the Adriatic the Admiralty announced today. (Continued on Page Two) TWO BOOTLEGGERS ARRESTED THURSDAY AT FAIR GROUNDS Doing Business in Small Tent When Taken By the Police For running a "speak-easy" on the Fair Grounds, Robert Scarver, colored, and John Resler, will spend the time between now and the September term of Quarter Sessions in the county jail unless their friends come to the rescue'; jrith bail for each. The two men were arrested yesterday The near saloon was set up between the" racing stables and the fence. It -but a, .small and the stock of was only though there were some empty beer bottles scattered around. The arrest was made on the information of a Clarendon man who told the police he had purchased liquor there. How many persons bought booze in the tent is not known but it was not doing business very long. Three and four policemen are on duty at the Fair Grounds and there is very little disorder of any kind going on. Two men started a fight yesterday afternoon and would probably have fallen within the net of the law had friends not quickly separated them. More or less disorder is taken as a matter of COL D.F.A.WHEELOCKISTEBE SWORN INTO FEDERAL SERVICE Will Be Detailed to Do Recruiting Service In This District Colonel D. F. A. Wheelock, who had charge of the recruiting of members to complete the ranks of I Coiiipa.uy I to a. war looting ioiiowing the leaving of the last detail for Mt. Gretna, received a communication last evening from Adjutant General Stewart informing him to report at ait. Gretua on. Saturday morning to be sworu into the Federal service. The communication also informed Col. WheeloeB" that he would be assigned to recruiting service and that us headquarters would be located in this city. Col. Wheelock is one of the best informed men in military matters in this section of the eouutry and his appointment to the Federal service is no surprise to his friends ia Warren. Col. Wheelock will leave this evening for Mt. Gretna to take the physical examination and be sworn into the Federal service. The colonel expects to return to Warren Sunday morning and will probably open the recruiting office at the armory early next week. The fourteen men who were recruited after Company I left for the border have all been discharged, but it is expected that several of them will reenlist as soon as the Federal recruiting office is established. The recruiting officers will be instructed to first recruit the companies now at the border to a full war strength of 150 men each and then organize new companies to make an additional battalion for each of the nine Pennsylvania regiments now in service at the Border, making a total strength for each regiment of men. TURNER PROVES BIG SENSATION Driver Without Hands Wins Pace With Little Frank D, After It Goes Six Heats At Races Yesterday FRANK BOGARTH, JR. PROVES A FAILURE IN FREE FOR AIL Yeclna Wins With Best Mark of Failing to Take Extra Added to the Purse together but up to today it may the situation EXPENSES OF GREAT BRITAIN INCREASE A DAY Purchase of American ties Given As Cause London, July 21. Explaining the increase in the government rate of expenditure to 000, 000 daily, Reginald McKenna, chancellor of the exchequer, said in the house of commons yesterday that the figure related to the total outgoing and not only to war expenditures. The unforseen and unforseeable causes which had raised the rate of expenditure, added the chancellor. were mainly the rate at which on Page Two) EVENING TIMES WILL SOON HAVE A BIG NEW FEATURE Writer of the Famous "Garland News Letter" To Write Every Evening Exclusively for the Evening Times MII9MGHT MARAUDERS. Burglars attempted to enter the home of Mrs. Mary Deible, 318 Crescent Park, night before last. The family was aroused and the burglars frightened away. Beginning on next Monday the Warren Times will introduce to its readers a new feature in the shape of a humorous column written by Arch Bristow-. the author of "That Garland News Letter." which has grown famous throughout this section of the country. Bristow is a cartoonist in the employ of the Adams Newspaper Syndicate. of New York. His pictures appear daily in some IS 2 newspapers all over the United States, and in several Canadian papers. He draws the "Zinv mie and Lizzie" series, a stunt that has been running in the public press eight years. It is now seen by not less than four million newspaper readers each day. The modern newspaper syndicates make possible such immense audiences. The tendency of the newspaper of today is all toward syndicate features and most of the artists and writers employed by these concerns live where they like. It is unnecessary for them to tie down to any particular spot on the map, so long as they are on a fast mail route to headquarters, which is usually New York. Bristow has been living in Garland for several years past and has amused himself by writing for various INSANE MAN SHOOTS FOUR PERSONS IN NEWARK STREET After the Shooting Man Set Fire to His Own Clothing Newark, N. J., July 21 Four passers-by in the street opposite his locksmith shop were shot and seriously wounded 'here last night by Salvador 53 years old, an had. gone J suddenly insane, [riied to death; Armed with four revolvers and a double barrelled shot gun Castronova shot into the street until policemen began firing at him through the windows on the second floor of the building in which he lived. Then he ran to the other side of the house and Sred at a crowd which had gathered there, but all these shots went wild. The flames from the inventor's clothing set fire to the house. A woman and her five year old son were rescued by firemen just in time to escape death. Before the fire started there was an explosion of a bomb in the locksmith shop. The police beleive Castronova touched a match to the fuse just before he fired his clothing. Beside the body of Castronova a shot gun and the four revolvers were found. papers a rural news letter. He also done considerable short story writing for the magazines. illustrating his own stories with pen drawings. The Garland News Letter has been quoted by the great dailies east and west, the Chicago Tribune recently reprinti ing an entire poem from it. Bris'j tow's skill as a writer is conceded to surpass his ability with a pencil, and j he is quite handy with a pencil, at jthat. His writing has a peculiar charm thai is all its own. His humor I is rare, and altogether spontaneous. His rural items, written without too much regard for facts, have built up I such a reputation that scarce a day j passes but some traveler pulls up in I his automobile in Garland to make inquiries about "the man who writes the Garland News Letter. Last week the Jamestown Trade Boosters, in their automobile tour of this seci tion. visited Bristow's studio in Garland in full force. Beginning with next Monday Bristow will do a daily column for the Warren Times. His writing will appear exclusively in this paper. It is not often that a paper in a town the 'size of Warren can secure the excluisive services of a man of Arch tow's wide experience and reputation. LOCAL POLICE LOOKING FOR MAN WANTED FOR SERIOUS OFFENSE Italian Attempted to Murder Murder American at Mayburg <_nief of Police Haag this morning received a telephone message from Sheriff Clark, of Tionesta. to be on the lookout for James Fantier. an Italian, who is wanted by Forest county authorities to answer to a charge of attempted murder. Fantier is described as being about 40 years of age. five feet four in height and when last seen he had a black mustache. Last Tuesday night Fantier in company with a number of other men employed in the lumber woods, attended a Polish wedding at Mayburg. and during the course of the festivities. Fantier became intoxicated and started out to look for trouble. He picked fights with several of the wedding guests who would not accommodate him. but when he ran up against Claude Davis. an American, he found his match, and when Davis seemed to be getting the best of the encounter the Italian pulled a razor and started in to use it to the best advantage with the result that Davis received a cut on the top of the head that took sixteen stitches to close. Davis also received a number of cuts on different parts of his body. Fantier was badly banged up in the fight and v.'hen he left Mayburg Wednesday morning he told friends he was going to Sheffield to have his hurts attended to. The Sheffield police were unable to locate him and as yet the Warren officers have not been able to rind him. Davis was at first not thought to have been seriously injured but his condition has grown worse and it was decided to swear out a warrant charging the Italian with attempted murder. The crowd in attendance at this afternoon's racing matinee was rather light, the attendance being of the same proportions as on opening day. The number of autos parked Oft the grounds proved that few were present. Today is "get away" day and strings of horses were seen leaving the grounds and before nightfall practically all the racers will be on their way to the next meet. The bills for today had but few starters, many of the horses listed, being withdrawn. In the first event, the pace, but five horses faced the wire. In this event, Lady Finley finished first, Miss Washington. ond; Rose Keeler, third; Barnetta fourth and Directioneer, fifth. time of the mile was In the trotting event, a field had to be made to fill in this event and Mr. Higginson, the horses that won the trot on Tuseday toofe the first heat in good style, the time being Mary Mac was second. Betty Wiggins finished third and Frank McKay, the other horse in. this event, finished in fourth position. Frank McKay and Betty Wiggins were the only one on today's card to start. I Driving Little Frank D to victory by taking the last three of the six heats necessary to determine the 2 20 pace Thursday afternoon, L. Turner, the driver without hands, sent thrill after thrill coursing through the 500 persons present at the big day oC the Lake Erie Meeting here. Turner won without pushing" his horse, Ma best mile being The 2 the first .event of the afternoon, "and Tattle' Frank D was the favorite -from the -start selling 3 to 10. In the initial heat Brother James, a rank outsider, came under the wire first with Little Frank D trailing the field. The heat did not look good to the judges and they called all bets off. In addition er was taken out and Shackleton substituted as driver for his horse. In the second heat Shackletotf drove cleverly, but he did not knoilf the bay gelding as its owner and the) best he did was to finish fourth, white Little Peter Pointer, a 15 to 2 shot at the start of the race, rambled home an easy winner. Turner was again permitted to drive Little Frank D in the third on an appeal made to the When he drove his horse past tha stand previous to the scoring he was given an ovation, the crowd plainly showing where it had placed its sympathy, and also money. Turner had the lines wrapped round his elbows. His arms are gone two inches below the elbows. He couches the whip between what is left of his arms, but is unable to ply it very Several times on the stretches ha tickled the gelding with it, to good effect. Little Frank D almost took the third heat. He went into the lead early in the mile and held it through the race. In the last 100 feet Peter Pointer, driven by Mr. P. Turner, came up fast. He won by a nose. The award of the heat caused some critiicism due to the fact a person not directly opposite the wire would have thought Little Frank D the winner. The heat was paced in. THE REASONS WHY That pacer of mine would have won had he not broken his hobbles Would have won in a walk if he had not throwed a shoe. She could have stepped around the bunch like a cooper around a barrel if she hadn't broken a knee boot. Would have stepped a mile in i '2: 10 if he had not made a break on the first turn. Would have got the dough if that grey pacer had not got his foot in my bike wheel over on the back stretch. The next tliree heats were almost easy for Little Frank D. although ha took the fourth in no better than In the fifth the field moved up on him and he was compelled to show In the betting before the fourth heat Little Frank D waa even money and 2 to 4 for place. la the fifth heat he was 1 10 2 to win. and in the last 1 to 4. The last heat was close, as Little Peter Pointer again came up on the gelding and would likely have won in. another fifty feet. The race so Continued on Page Four) SUBMARINE TO LEAVE PORT Baltimore. July 21. Information which seemed reliable today placed the time of the departure of the German merchant submarine Deutsehland at 3 a. m. tomorrow. It is stated she Viii anchor down the Tapasco river and wait a favorable opportunity to siip out into Chesapeak Bavin heavy weather. SENATORS IN BATTLE OF WORDS Washington. July 21. The moat violent debate the Senatehas heard this session was staged today betwoen. Senator Oliver, of Pennsylvania, and Senator Reed, of Missouri, when Reed charged Oliver with "trying to vote money into his own by righting the armor plate provision in the Naval bill.
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