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EVENING LEDGER PHILADELPHIA?, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER T4, XOTS.
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PARIS, FREED FROM
EiEGE PERIL, AWAITS
Military Governor Tells War
Minister Capital Is No
Longer in Peril French
By WILLIAM PHILIP SIMMS
PA MS, Sept. 11.
Emphatically clcclatlns that all (lunger
of n slofic Is now i,it, Oenornl (inlllitil,
Military Uovi'inur or Paris, toilny nntl
lUjd Minister of War Mlllrrnml thut the
capital cm be rotmiiuil hi?ie ill an.v lime.
An oillclnl ilccree ti'trnnsrvtrltii; it Is
looked for In the erj ncm ruluri.
Meanwhile Ucnciul il.illlml la oenillns
thu majuitty ill Ills tiiim , tl dett ii.it
of Pails, 500.00H men, tn rcltirnice the
l'rcnoh forces now nghtino dcp'i.itcb
to dilvo the Uerinans bad; nciocs the
eastern frontier. Tliev nre tin Ioiirit
needed here. They hap been trlwl ami
found the wonderful lighters their ollleets
previously announced them to be. It was
their enerRctlc attack ami complete dis
persal of the troops used by Uenvial Von
Kluk to envelop his movement to the
southeast of Paris, that enabled the British-French
forces to attack the main
German rlsht wins-, thus brliiRlnc on the
battle of the Marne. without brine pn-
jlln It posed to an ovei whelming assault on
iiin1" tllc,r "'ink.
iaS-Si" Theie Is no doubt that th' Karri's
uuinine if oruKen. i nave leiurnea lonny
from u complete Inspection o' the front
In the neighborhood of Menux, i 'bateau
Thierry and Solsnn. and from eln5e ln
snection nnd strutlnv of the ollW-lnl re-
they ports Fiance Is furnishing the entire
i.p-l'j world one of Its R'eatct surprises In the
r "' extent tn which the Individual brilliancy
of ft of her troops bns triumphed over the
CHILLY BREEZES BLOW
AND SCRAPPLE ARRIVES
German Intensive orunnlntlon.
ALL-DAY AHTM.l.KHY DfKI,
When I reached Solsons an artillery
duel was In progress. The oppolne bat
teries were well cnicna'ed behind the hills
that nestle, around the town The Kiench.
artillery w.is posted on the helshts outh
of the town. The Germans were mole
than a mile aunv, their ruhh marked In
clumps of woodland. T'ie German f;uns
alternated t lain of concussion shell on
the French ai tilery nnd shiapnel on the
Flench Infantry aliened under the sup
port of their suns.
The duel started at sunrise on Sunday
ind continued throughout the day. To
ard nlchtfall. honeer. the German
C'Xn rp bccamo weakened and the French
' 1 j.n suns were belnp withdrawn, havlntr
reg 'n used merely to cover the irencral
7" At one period of the artillery duel, I
' timed 32 bursting shrapnel shells dttrlns a
' slnsle minute, Indicating the tleiceness of
y the German fire, Several of the houses
pj m--ioi:4vins proper were set on lire bv
uursunK sneus out mere were very :ew
fatalities among the Inhabitants owing
to the fact that the German lire on the
city was mostly shrapnel The In
habitants had taken refuge in the cellars
and were out of harm's way. To this
Is ntributable the fact that there ncre no
The Fiench sun crews were absolutely
unaffected by the fire, and the Infantry,
waitlnK the orders to io forward. wr'
Vi-ry cheerful The Tureos ithe French
Algerian troopsi were hard to keep In
Vck. . They have an utter dlsrocard of
JnnKer and when the orders finally came
Mourto charge drove forward recklessly, their
Imv I:,uShter ilslnur over the sound of mus
j ketry. Their one ambition sterns to he
arr a desire to outstrip the French regulars
c In the charge.
' FKEXCII ESPRIT ADMIRABLE.
8 The French army oi sanitation is mar-
Iv-elously compact and efficient. The cav
rrj', Infantr, artilleiy and supply trains
Svork coolly. In do-t formation, without
a hitch or without iracv of excitement.
Tho adltlonal excitable I.atln tempeia
ment was nowhriv in evidence, so far
"rtS I could se Tho ottlers were coolb
fraternizing with tbtr men, o'. ersetlng
their food and keeping their ammunition
replenished. This was In marked con
trast with thu brutal methods of the
German officers, which have been reported
from ull parts of the tlghtins line
The French commlssar is simply won
derful. It Is maintained very clos to
the fighting line.
Not a single moment t lost in moving
food supplies and ammunition as need'
The drivers of the supplv trains smolcd
their cigarettes, read newspapers and
sanf. while awaiting orders to move for-
v;ard to the front.
The French at SoIsons had gallantly
eacrlSced the comforts and th'- btnetits
of tho Red Crjss organization In oider
to avoid encunibning the field operations
with ambulances and nurst-s. Tliov wtr
kept fat" in the rear, and the wounded
v weretaken back In uch vehicles as could
f be pressed Into service The Oi rmans
allalonff the line of battle have aban
' Jfncd their wounded to the mere Us of
. the French. The French doctors who ar-
rived at he front from Paris exprei,i.d
the utmost surprise that there wvre no
French officers galloping excltodlv across
' the batlefleld or with melodramatie or
derlies rushing here and thTe from all
points of the compass. Insuad. t-vcr-thlni:
was moved with clockwoik regu
larity, the field telegraph and flfcrhon"
r system keeping tho commanding niflce
at all tlme in touch with everv suction
of the field The proverWails stniia Brit
ish officers are being outdone in co.ilnftss
by the French commanders, who con
fidence in tho offensive possibilities of thp
Fiench armv Is ruperb
GERMANS NOT YIT DEFEATED
My talks with the officers of the French
and British forces convince me trit tbe
Uprmans have sustained a crushing r.
verse, but that the are still far from
having been completely defeated Re
gardless of the large number of prison, is
and tho enormous quantities of supplies
that have fallen Into Frenc'i and British
hands, 'the Germans arc retiring In com
nurn.n'dv good order
-.Thlr lines generally remain unbroken
reorganization of the entn. airman array
and many of the officers with whom I
talked expressed the belief that this will
'take place behind the German frontier.
EIGHT MEMBERS OF KARLUK
PARTY DIED IN THE ARCTICS
Bevcn Survivors Brought From Wrarw '
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SEATTLE, Sept U -Elgin members
of Explorer Stefansson's polai expedi
tion perished in the Aictic ice fallowing
r the wreck of the steambhip Karluk ac
cording to a wireless message received
1 at Nome from the Putted States revenue
' cutter Bear, sent tu rescue the auivlvora
fom YVrangell Island
The Seattle relief s hooner King and
Wlnge got there In adaiue of the Bear
anil on September 7 tes.ued seen sur
vivors, who were transferred to the Bear
V the following da Bui two names of
the tvseueU, Bradley and Stapleton. were
given lu the wireless report The sur
viVHwa are In a weaken, d condition and
111 sm4 of medical attention.
TJwse of the dead are George S
JJalloch, geologist, Bjarne llamen, as-
fl Vmj photographer; John Brody. sea-
Sausajrcs find Hot Cakes Also Make
Debut With Prices as You Will.
The frost Is on the pumpkin slues the
poet, and his warbles nbmit the golden
tod, Ignoring the rumor that It dissemi
nates nn aroma or a pollen or some other
attribute the bane of hay fever victims.
The poet, as far as e.nn be learned, has
tiexer, at the fall of the year, sung the
praises of scrapple He has never made a
ilivhir1 suitable for a sausage. In a round
about way he may hae touched upon the
buckwheat cake and maple syrup The
s.xrup Is a dinning, "sticky thing, and lends
lts.'lf well to the general atmosphere of
per try it tul poets.
SclMppIc made its debut 111 the trt-.tml-to-.nnl
n'stiiiiruiits .1 week ago, It can
be hart In the better kinds of rcstatuants
all the year. Its consumption Is generally
ftowned upon In summer, hut It Is kept on
hind for thv Msltors who have heard of
Philadelphia scrapple mid wish to sample
th sairle ns thev wish tn take a hurried
trip through Independence Hall.
Sausage, hot cakes and "teaming cof
fer is not a half-bad breakfast on any
of the prerent chillv tnnrnlns.s. o.it
nual. which Is banned b careful eatois
during Hip summer months, Is again In
demand and otois have more than
come Into their own.
A citizen can now with impunity con
sume a small ovster stew at night and
hcsln the lav with Imm nnd eegs with
out shocking the proper food fadlsts.
Hestaur.int keepers state that the
scrapple and sausage finni up the State
Is exceptionally Mile this winter, It
nrles In price where one eats It. Some
restaurants are charging SO or 40 cents
for a typical Philadelphia scrapple break
fast. In other restaurants, where the
police are generally near th doorway, a
brand of scrapple with a side dish of
potatoes, coffee gently flavored with
ealeorv but all vou want to drink, only
costs 10 cents The prices of sausage also
varies according to Its Ingredients and
how It Is served, hut there are plentiful
rop'-s of them In the matket
The pumnkln and mince pie crop will
be fair. Ovster are plentiful, and there
seems to be no reason why the war
should affect the prices nf wheat cakes,
waffles or other of the delicacies which
nrtlve at about the same time as foot
ball players and the press agents of
musical comedv companies.
STRUCK BY A TAXICAB
MOTORS IN COACHES SOON
FOR ELECTRIFIED LINE
Transformed Cars Will Be Used Be
tween City and Paoli.
Work will tie started In a short time
nt the Altoona shops of the Pennsvl
vnnla Railroad to place motors in
or more of the compan's all-steel pn-enc-r
ear, which will be used on the
elect! I fled line from this city to Paoli
A sample car of the kind which probably
will be usd has been completed at the
The curs which will be transformed are
the regulation all-steel cars now In ue
by the company on all parts of the sys
tem. The Westlnghouse firm of Pitts
burgh will manufacture th- motors.
One mile of the electrified track from
Wawie to St. David's has bivn completed
and poles are now being erected from
overbrook west, the company having
adopted the overhead system of electri
fication aftor experiments, because It is
not dangerous, ns the third rail would
be In the yards and station
The company's A'.toona shops are now
working 40 hours a week, compared with
53 and $0 hours, when the shops are
ASYLUM KEEPER IN COURT
Returns to Norristown, Although
Wife Says He Made Death Threat.
A recurrence of the mntal disorder,
which four years ago caused his com
mitment to the Norrlstown Insane Asv
lum, today brought Louis Vogel, of 29th
and Oakdnle streets, before Magistrate
Moirls, at the IMth and York streets po
lice station. He was accused of having
threatened to kill his wife, Martha, and
to burn thelt house.
Voget was anested by Patrolman Con
nery. of the CSth and York streets police
station, after his wife appealed to the
polite for protection. She said he had
chased her through the house with an
axe, nnd that he had sild he would burn
the house if she escaped
When Magistrate Morris learned that
Vogel had been discharged from the
Norrlstown Aslum as cured two years
ago, and that since then ho has been
empkned there as a keeper, he decided
not to hold him and advised him to re
turn This Vogel agreed to do.
Mis vyr testified that during the two
yeais he ha been working there he has
isited l'j' everv three weeks. Yesterday
was the first time, she said, that he
showed any evidence of his former mad
ness She was satisfied to have him re
'easw. upon his promise to return to
Shapes are new and so
are the colors. You'll
$3 $4 $5
Man's Wrists Broken When He
Wedged Under Vehicle.
Patrick Osborne, of 1010 Jefferson street,
was struck by a tavlcab at Twelfth and
Brown streets this morning and wedged
under the chicle Both wrists were
broken. He was taken to St. Joseph's
Hospital In the taxi.
Two men, passengers, surrendered to
the police of the Tenth and Uuttomvood
streets station. Search was begun for
the driver of the tnxlcab, who disap
peared after taking Osborne to the hospital.
BLOCK PARTY FOR CHARITY
Bccelpts Will Be Given For Free
Bed in Hospital.
A block party, the receipts of which
will go to establish a frte bed at the
West Philadelphia General Homeopathic
Hospital, wilt be held next Saturday by
the icsldents of the block along 65th
Miect, between Vine had Callow hill
streets, tt Iscvpeeted $5000 will be raised.
The icsldents have already contributed
$t00 to the building fund of the hospital.
Yesterdny's receipts of the prison ship
"Success," now tin own open to visitors,
at Delaware Klvor Pier No. I, will also
go to the building fund of the hospital,
RED CROSS SHIP
OFF TO EUROPE ON
MISSION OF MERCY
HELD FOR RECKLESS DRIVING
Two Autolsts Who Ran Down Am
Atilonlo He John, IS ears old, and
John Palvnulo, "I, arrested ns the auto
lsts who crashed Into a Jefferson Hos
pital ambulance on n hurry cnll at
Twelfth and What ton streets, were held
In Jiirti ball b Magistrate Brlggs at the
Thirty -fomth district station today. They
were accused of reckless driving.
The men were nrrested by Policemen
MeKnlght and Cooks. Do John lives nt
1313 linrrett street and Satvalilo at 132
Dr O A Brown, of the Jefferson Hos
pital staff was In the ambulance with
John McLaughlin, of 13(1 Dickinson sttet.
a patient With the driver, H. O. Wil
son, they were badly shaken up.
CAR JUMPS TRACK IN TUNNEL
Braketnan Hurt When Thrown Upon
a Cinder Pile.
A bo car, which was being shifted
thiniigh the Heading Hallway tunnel at
L'.'d and Spring tl.it den streets, Jumped
the tiacks at the nwlteh at the end of
the tunnel this morning nnd plowel
Into it cinder pile which stood by the
tracks The ear w-as not wrecked nor
was the trallle along the line hindered by
Similel Hlnes. 35 years old. of 222"!
Pearl street, who was the brakeman In
chnrge of the car, was thrown upon the
cinder pile, sustaining numerous severe
cuts and bruises He was taken to the
Hahnemann Hospital by the patrol wagon
of the mth district police station.
59 Nurses and Doc
tors Who Sacrifice Finan
cial Benefits in Enlisting
Ni:V YOUK. Sept. 14. -The Jtcd Cross
left her anchorage In (.Irnrfpcnd ba
fiiurtl after 6 o'clock lusbFCvenlng mid
started on her mercy mission to 13u
rc.pe. Hefoie t! o'clock she had paBscd
Sandy Honk, and In the absence of In
foitnatlon to tho contrary local oillclals
of the lied Cross assumed that she would
pioeced to Falmouth, tfnglnnil, which Is
to be her first stop
Before she left Oravescnd Hay Cap
tain Armlstead Hust received Instruc
tions from Washington that Hear Ad
miral Aaron Wnrd, t S. N.. retired,
would take charge of the ship at Fal
mouth. Admiral Ward Is now In London
From Falmouth tho Red Cross will
pioceed to Hnvre, where nursc3 and
supplies will bo landed. It Is not the
purpose of tho United States Govern
to have the ship tie Up In any port
to lie about half a mile from the
Mnhnrtu iUn nllrt0lt Ahd hllVRli
will bo Allowed to land, and these! will
be accompanied by oiTlccra of the ship.
"nverythlnjr possible has been dor.e to
keep tho Hcd Cross within the strictest
lines of neutrality," said Miss Mabel
Hoardman, necretary of the Hcd Cross
Society, shortly before the ship put out
to sea. "I do not look for any mote ob-
She called attention to the fact that all
of tho 169 nurses and physicians aboard
had accepted snlnrles, guaranteed by Un
ited Cross, considerably smaller than they
would receive nt home. Nurses will be
paid $60 a month Instead of tho regular
One tliqtisand more stretchers and H.000
pounds of absorbent cotton were added
to tho already big cargo of medical sup
plies In the ship's hold.
Miss ltoaidman announced that sho will
begin Immediately tho organization of a
Citizens' Committee to Increase the
scope of Red Cross work! Mayor Mltchel
will bo 'imlrman of this, committee. Up
io esterday the fund of tho New York
State Rtaneh of the American Hid Cross
was $I1I,L'S63. Jacob It. Schlff Is treasurer.
FIRST FOOTBALL ACCIDENT
The first accident of the football sea
son happened nt Cedar Park, Fiftieth and
Catherine streets, when Harry H Hohl,
27 years old. of 2335 West I.ehlgh avenue,
wrenched his left nnkle and Buffered gen
hurt yesterday, He was tiu.itu! at tne
eral contusions of tho body. Hohl wus
CHARITY TEMPERS JUSTICE
Prosecutor Agrees to Feed Family of
Man He Accuses of Theft.
Charles Cholerton, of tho Cholcrton
Manufacturing Company, of 4457 Main
street, Mnnayunk, caused the arrest o
throe men tor robbery today and then
surprised the police by volunteering; to
provide food for the family of one of the
men lie was prosecuting.
Cholcrton appeared against Andrew
Wlsklownkl, 21 years old, 105 Pennsdale
street, nnd Walter Pepowskl, 19 years
old, and his brother, Alexander, 17 ycara
old, 4139 Cresson street, In tho Hldgo and
Mldvale avenues police station. They had
been nrrested by acting Lieutenant Mar
tin and Special Patrolman rensyl. The
police nay some of 30 sweater coats,
stolen from tho Cholerton place wore
fohnd In the houses of tho defendants.
They were held without ball for a fur
ther hearing next Friday before Magis
When the mother of the Lepowskl boys
told the Magistrate there was nothing to
ent In the house for her and her six other
children, Cholerton said ho would furnish
tho family with at least one day's food.
He suggested the police place tho case
before a charitable organization.'
Tho younger Lepowskl boy was exon
erated by his brother, who said he had no
hand In the robbery.
Laborer Dies From Effect of Fall
John nurger, a laborer, 40 years old, of
3050 Amber strcot, died In tho Frnnkford
Hospital this morning. His neck was
broken last Saturday. While walking
along a pile of lumber he lost his bal
ance and fell Into a ditch.
G i in b e 1 s are firmly
bound to one precedent
good service. And we've
exalted our ideas of what
constitutes "good service."
Store Opens at 8:30,
Monday, September 14, 1914.
If any different, honest
method is better for the
public weal why not?
In their Owned and Operated E. G. Harrington & Co. Factory
Instrument delivered at once.
of the Club
The unexpected has happened! We have
Eight Hundred Pianos
I that we are permitted to distribute through the
i helpful Gimbel Club Plan
An Exquisite Player-Piano
Guaranteed by the tactory owners Hard
'! man, Peck & Co., sent to your home upon a small
'I cash payment at the time ou sign yourself as a
member of the club, promising to pay a Week
until we receive a total of $395 which is S97.50 less than
; the same instrument costs those not in the club.
1 1 Two changes in case-work have made the style dis-
,i tinctly ours it is not a catalogued style, though rather
' handsomer therefore, we have the right to sell at any
! price and the economy of the big purchase and the little
l cost club-plan of selling, justifies us in making each member
'i an absolute money saving of $97.50.
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Easier terms of payment.
A lessened sum to pay.
". Free life insurance, covering
this debt. If club member dies, all
remaining payments are canceled,
and the piano belongs to the family.
4. Free hauling.
5. Free piano stool or bench.
6. A free supply of Music Rolls.
7. Free tuning for a year.
8. 20c in cash handed back on
every weekly pavment of S2 made
in advance as Ihat shortens term
for completing payment and lessens
our insurance risk.
!. An instrument personally ex
amined and approved in every way
by Prof. William Silvano Thunder
and Prof. Stanley Muschamp, And
10. The only possible way of
getting new, beautiful instruments
from one of the H ardman factories
at a saving.
SHOWN TUESDAY ON FIRST FLOOR. THE THOROUGHFARE
Instrument Goes Home at Once
If preferred, choose a
"Harrington" Upright Piano
Made and guaranteed by Hardman, Peck & Co. in
their E. G. Harrington factory.
Total amount club member pays is 3250 an actual
l' money saving of $68. You simply make a reasonable,
jl small first payment and promise.", ,
Wherever a common want can be
focalized, the want can be met at a less
To insure one man's life for $1000 would
cost S1000 to insure a hundred thousand
lives for $1000 each wouldn't cost $-10
apiece, and there'd be a profit to the in
surer. To sell a few pianos "costs more than
they come to" to concentrate a hip
business on one make at a time, lets us sell
pianos on as close margin as we sell dress
goods and still the big business pays,
where the little business with high prices
eats itself up.
Suppose we sell four thousand pianos in
a year the demand coming just as it
happens we have to handle driblet lots
of eacli one make, and it's costly.
This club centers the attention of three
million people on pianos and players of
the Hardman make the "Harrington"
line. We are justified in buying and re
ceiving and handling in the big way that
The saving is divided among those who
join the club that's the economy we offer.
And we can even afford to insure eacli
member's life as to this debt.
Usually three or four days
after you join the club we
can get your chosen instru
ment home yours to enjoy
while the payments are going
on yours for always, if pay
ments are made, because there
is practically no wear-out to a
"Harrington" instrument to
any instrument that Hard
man, Peck & Co. build,
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