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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 A Y VOL BEAUTIFUL PROGRESSIVE SUBSTANTIAL WARREN WARREN 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 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 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 The Thirtieth Infantry from Plattsburg N Y the Third Infantry from Madison Barracks and Oswego N Y two of the Infantry from the Vancouver Barracks and San Diego and two of the Fourteenth Infantry from Fort Lawton Secretary Baker said in his in Big Bend the Rife i so further emphasized the danger of along our long border that 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 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 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 Obregon Mexican minister of war and Juan Amador of foreign affairs ended late yesterday without an having been reached regarding 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 meeting willbe held has not been disclosed General Obregon returned to Juarez in his touring car He was j Is the conference i He smiled shrugged his shoulders and 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 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 of tlie Mexican not yet touched iir the negotiations MRS ROCKWELL 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 District comprises all that section of the city lying between the 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 day 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 enterprise which under the guidance of the Motion Pictures Corporation has been running for the past eight months in the Photoplay Magazine is 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 Miss Russell and is one of the hundred who wil enter the final elimination elimination is now going forward to the eleven successful candidates Mrs Anne Strohm when the Contest originated was prevailed upon to send her photograph with the result that when the eight thousand likenesses were gone over she was selected as one of the hundred most likely film subjects by Lillian The Contest called for an amount of brains and beauty It was essential for the candidate write a letter in her own stating her reasons for desiring to become a film actress The applicants or candidates were then grouped as to the section of country in which they lived and two candidates from five different sections will toe finally chosen Russell Sophie Irene Loeb a New York society writer William A Brady the famous theatrical manager are the judges There be ten winning candidates from the United States and one Irom Canada The eleven successful young will be taken to New York a month will be devoted to teaching them the value qf various dramatic angles and then those who show proper interest and sufficient ability will become permanent members of the World anu Equitable stock companies and at goodly salaries films Lectures theatre parties studio lessons and a number of art carded for the successful and It is very likely that Mrs Strohm will be one of the successful entrants The winning candidate wiil be announced throughout the country earb in June AMERICAN WHO WAS ARRESTED IN DUBLIN HAS BEEN Four More Leaders In Were Sentenced to Death London 9 James M Sullivan former United States to San ton Domingo who was arrested following the recent uprising in Ireland notified the American embassy here from Dublin that he had been released Four more of the leaders in the revolt have been sentenced to death by the Dublin court martial and executed according to an official statement issued Nineteen others concerned in the insurrection were sentenced to death but the sentence was commuted to various terms of penal servitude On three others prison terms were imposed Two were acquitted PROCLAMATION The Warren Board of Health acting together with the Chamber of Commerce and other associations has designated this week as Clean-up and week for Warren During this week every citizen of Warren should make an effort to clean lift his house and property so as fire risk to abolish all places that breed flies and mosquitoes to eliminate dandelions and weeds and to help clean up vacant lots Citizens should not put their rubbish on the sidewalks or street but in some kind of a receptacle a box can or bag The Board of Health are putting on extra men and teams and will collect all such Jf all refuse is placed in such a fanner so that it can be easily loaded and carted away Warren be readily cleaned -j This is an opportunity for every citizen not only to show i his personal pride but also his j civic pride Warren is known j j as Beautiful Progressive j ren and we should all endeavor j j to make It such j No city is attractive if it is and littered up Ail should be willing to co-operate in cleaning up not only their own premises but in helping to clean ip the premises of others help is necessary Let us all work together to clean-up and Warren during this and then keep j it that way throughout the tire year and for many years to i come Let us plant grass and flowers Let only maks j Warren clean but beautiful The result will be a cleaner ier happier and more attractive city C S KNABB I Chief Burgess STATE F P H C AT FRANKLIN Over Eight Hundred Delegates Are In Attendance Franklin May 9 With upwards of 800 delegates and visitors in attendance the biennial state of the Protected Home Circle began here last night room of the Odd Fellows Temple one of the largest assembly rooms in the to that gathered there to an informal program that was arranged by the local general committee to give the visitors an opportunity to get acquainted It proved to be a most auspicious beginning to the session The convention proper at 10 o'clock this morning in the Prints building State President James W Turner of Pittsburg presiding The address Of welcome made by Mayor F W Brown and Hon James W McCleary of Pittsburgh a member of the lower house at Harrisburg responded The forenoon session was open to the public but the others will lie for delegates and members only On Tuesday afternoon a sight-seeing trip will be taken The visitors will be taken to the River Ridge farm and to points interest throughout the city including the Eclipse Oil works The principal feature of Tuesday evening will be the initiation of a large class of candidates in Odd Fellows temple Of the various cities that are after ithe convention in Soranton seems to be in the lead At least the Scranton boosters are the roost in evidence It seems that a majority of the delegates were wearing buttons bearing the words -I am for Scranton in ISIS delegate badges bear a sLowing the Big Rock near FranKlin WOMAN IS CHARGED WITH MURDERING AN MAN Is Suspected of Causing Twenty Unnatural Deaths Hartford Conn May 9 Mrs Mary E proprietor of the Archer House for elderly people in Windsor six miles from here was arrested by the State police last night charged with murder She is accused of causing the death by poisoning of Franklin R Andrews an inmate who died May 30 1914 According to the certificate of death made by Dr H F King of Windsor attending physician and also medical examiner of the town of Windsor Andrews died from gastric ulcers The body of another former inmate also has been examined and the authorities declared death was caused by poison The state police assert it is their opinion that out of 48 deaths at the home in five years probably 20 have been unnatural BANKHEAD GOOD ROADS WAS PASSED BY THE SENATE Washington May 9 The senate yesterday passed without a record vote the Bankhead good roads to spend in construction of post roads contingent on an equal by the states Appropriation for for roads in national if c rest 3 is include It dif fers from the A tight led by Senator of to extend the of the United States for building of roads by them was lost 47 to 20 HOUSE REJECTS THE SENATE PLAN Army Measure Was Returned to Conference Would Have Given President Power of Increasing the Army HAY AMENDMENT FOR GOV'T ADOPTED Democratic Members Are Optimistic Over the Outlook Believed Conference Will Reach a Compromise Washington D C May 9 Senate amendments to the army again were rejected yesterday by the house and the measure returned to conference The proposals to empower the President to raise the standing army to men in time of peace and to realize a federal volunteer army of were rejected flatly by 221 to 142 and 251 to 109 respectively while the nitrate plant amendment was substituted by one offered by Chairman Hay of the House Military Affairs committee without a record vote Substitution of the nitrate plant was adopted after a hard fight by of the senate proposal led by Representative Lenroot Republican of Wisconsin who maintained that the water power lobby was responsible for it The plant proposed under the Hay amendment would be operated exclusively by the government and not in conjunction with any other industry or enterprise carried on by private and the President would be empowered to select the site The initial appropriation for the nitrate plant would be or more than the senate amendment would have provided and the money would be raised by the sale of Panama canal bonds They would become payable in not more than 50 years Democratic feel optimistic over the outlook for a settlement of the nitrate problem Thirty Democrats voted against the feature It now is believed that the conference will agree to some compromise on the standing army for about 000 originally provided for BODY OF JAMESTOWN BOY IS Parents Formerly Resided on Canton Street This City The body of Clarence Skoglund sou of Mr and Mrs Edwin Skoglund who formerly resided on Canton street here and a nephew of Mr and Mrs Wurtzer of this city was found floating in the river in Jamestown Fred Smith and Roy Drake drivers for the Transfer Company The boy had been missing the last three weeks The body was in the middle of the stream and could not be reached The men followed it down the river with poles and just before it reached the Hopkins avenue bridge they caught the body with poles and brought it to shore The men then notified Coroner of Jamestown and the body was ordered removed to the morgue of Henderson Lincoln It was later identified as that of Clarence Skoglund son of Mr and Mrs Edwin Skoglund of 12 street The lad who was but nine years old left his home on the afternoon of April in company with his sister and two boy playmates At the conclusion of a motion picture show which they attended the lad said he did not care to go home and went to one of the ten cent stores He failed to come home that night A search was made for him but all to no avail His parents were of the opinion that he had caught a freight and gone out of the city with some of the other boys with whom he played The boy is survived by his parents Mr and Mrs Edwin Skoglund and a sister Miss Hildur Skoglund The funeral was held from the undertaking parlors of Henderson Lincoln in Jamestown at four o'clock yesterday afternoon Rev Dr Felix H Hanson pastor of the Lutheran Church officiating The interment was in Lakeview cemetery TWO LICENSES ISSUED Two marriage licenses were by Clerk of the Orphans Court Bassett this morning John L Knanp of and Miss Julia A Kelly of this city were given a permit to wed M Christensen and Petra Thelin both of Warren also procured a certificate THE WEATHER REPORT MANY VISITORS FROM OUT OF TOWN AHENHIACCABEE RALLY Supreme Commander's Presence Marks Notable Event In History of Tent Automobiles and trains brought Maccabees from every camp in the county and from Corry Oil City Meadville and Franklin last night to the old-time rally which was held in the hall of the order on Pennsylvania avenue west The rally was staged by the Warren lodge which bears the distinction of being Tent No 3 in Pennsylvania The prominence of the high who were the honor guests of the evening was responsible to a certain extent for the great interest shown in the rally not only locally but in other Maccabee towns of the section D P Markey of Detroit the supreme commander W E Blaney great commander for Pennsylvania and J B McDannell the great commander for the New York department were the guests of honor and received a royal welcome Warren Tent has an interesting history It was organized 32 years ago by J H Berger Elmer Everts Frank Cogswell and Ed Walker At the time it was really the first tent in the state to get down to work but Erie was ahead of it with its application and secured the designation of Tent No 1 for Pennsylvania Those and other interesting facts of the order were touched upon by the speakers of the evening The of Supreme Commander Markey was the feature of the occasion He dwelt upon the rapid growth of the order numerically and financially and also covered the establishment of the home for the widows and orphans of deceased members A class of ten candidates were put through the Maccabee degrees parts of the new ritual which is to be made soon being used here for the first time There are now tents in the United States If the Supreme Commander were to visit each one of them at the rate of one a day it would take more than 15 years The honor of having him in Warren was therefore greatly appreciated and the rally will be remembered as the most memorable event in the history of the local tent to date INDICTMENT FOUND BY GRAND JURY AGAINST GERMAN CONSUL New York May Carl A German consul at Baltimore Md was indicted by the federal jury yesterday charged with procuring a false passport for Horst ron confessed spy Another indictment handed down sd that Wolf von Igel former secretary of Captain Franz fon Papen j recalled military Waiter j Scheele already indicted in the fire boom plot and Gustave Steinberg alleged aid of Franz von Rinstelen German agent conspired to falsify a ship's manifest by sending a cargo of lubricating oil to Germany The indictment against Consul Lu deritz charges that he obtained a pass port for Von der Goltz in the name of Bridgeman W Taylor from the secretary of state at Washington j on Aag 24 1914 and that on Oct j 2 of the same year tjie passport TV as vised by the Italian consul general I here On the fallowing day Von I Der Goltz sailed for on board the Italian liner Dura According to federal officials the new indictments against von Igel and Dr Scheele was possible by the papers seized in the former of the recalled military attache Von Papen at the of Von arrest BIG LINER SUNK BY SUBMARINE Struck By Torpedo Off the Coast Monday Afternoon Carried Large Cargo of L War Munitions WAS REPORTED THAT NO AMERICANS WERE Report Received This noon States Five Men Were Killed When the Torpedo Struck Engine Room London May 9 The White Star express freighter Cymric by a off the Irish coasi Monday afternoon sank at 3 o'clock this It is not known whether all tha of the crew are safe The White Star statement at noon today It is hoped the officers and seamen were saved Tha in boats are making for tha southern coast of Ireland Lloyd's dispatch just alter noon today stated all aboard had been saved Before the news of the slaking of the ton freighter was received it was reported the vessel was on its way to an Irish port The Cymric under orders from the British Admiralty and a cargo of war supplies estimated to be worth a million pounds was supposed to be under the convoy of a warship because tiie important value of the cargo anci possible attack made necessary the presence of a British man o war The here at the time tha news of the sinking was received was that no Americans were aboard Tha Cymric carried a crew of 1 J 0 in addition f five seamen from another ship who were returning to Liverpool because of sickness The Cymric left New York Aprit 29 with an enormous cargo of wac As she usually the voyage from York to pool in ten days she was therefore within a or two of her If is considered probable in the absence of definite facts that the disaster to the Cymric occurred off the coast of Ireland but on the northerly or route carnot be stated Five Men Killed Washington May 9 Consul in Queenstown reported to the State Department this afternoon that fivs were killed when the torpedo hit room of the Cymric at 3 o'clock It is tha survivors at Ban try at noon today TWENTY MEN LOST WHEN LAKE STEAMER WENT TO THE Sixty Miles An Hour Gale Blowing On Lake Superior Sault Ste Marie May 9 Twenty were lost of Eagle Harbor in in the sixty mile an which the steamer S was sunk late yesterday The steamer Joseph cf survivors to Soo ibis Tho reports the Barge in tow of the Kirby has 1 ten pirke up by thP Berry taken to Keweenaw MINNIE FAGAN HOLDS ACE IN CONTEST Mrs Hazel Thompson Has Second Honors Eight Contestants Have Passed the Six Figure Row and Others Are Closely Crowding It Contest Rolling Merrily Along Club of ty Period Is Getting Right Away Only Two Weeks and Four Days Remain of it Last Coupon of Contest Will Be Published on Saturday of This Week Good Until May 20 The women are very much in evidence again today while the men are coming along slowly behind Minnie Fagan leads with Mrs Thompson second Miss Fagan has longbeen working for this honor will be much pleased to that she has attained it It is the first time that she has been at the Head but she does not it to be the ast Her friends have all much interest in her progress she is sure to win out if she keeps up her interest Mrs Thompson is one of the hardest and most persistent workers the contest and is going about her work with the spirit that is bound to win Russell has rallied to her support in fine shape and they are promising to do even better Merrily Along The work of the contest is rolling merrily along Everybody is busy and everybody is happy in the and every contestant is of fun going about getting subscriptions and experience They come into the office and toll about the funny that happen and the nice things that people say ant cio for thorn and ench and very one is getting more and more interested and enthusiastic as the work progresses District Xo Is led by Dar Nelson Mr is one of tht eight who went beyond the 100.000 mark He his in fine shape and can be depended upon to continue to the end Mrs Boucher is also one of the Big and while she dropped back places and lost her leadership yet she is still one of the elect and means ta remain so Walters and Mrs Bro Marrer also lost one position each while Eunice Haas remained stationary Mrs Knudson did not cast any votes for this list but shec surely has some because she has been out working every day Mrs Jessie Putnam lias dropped way back again but it r's now time for her make another spurt She should be at the head of the list What has become of is a that his are He has not been heard from in a long time and they ars wondering it he is lost strayed Of stolen or merely 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 one of the Big Eight and it will bo Continued on Pago Four
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