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nji I NIGHf
VOL. T XO. 1
PiniiADELPHTA, MONDAY Sm'TEMKEI?, 14, 1014.
PRICE ONE CENT
ON $500,000 FOR
Director Points Out That
Unless Councils Act
Promptly a Year's Delay
Will Be Inevitable.
Director Taylor, of the Department Of
City Transit, tod.tv urged upon Council!
tlte vital necessity of cn.tslng obstruction
to the growth of Philadelphia, lie urged
Councils to Include In the proposed t.
700,000 loan an Item of $S0A.O"V so that nn
Immediate, start can be mado In recon
structing Bcwers In tho central down
town district, preliminary to the actual
construction of the subway and elevated
If Council refuse to include the $S00X
appropriation for rapid transit, Director
Tarlor pointed out that the transit pro
gram worked out by his department and
greed to by tho I, It. T. Comprny, but
which has been reportedly blocked by
Councils, will bo delayed another year.
Tho city should take the Initiative, he
eald, nnd start work Immediately, with
out waiting for the I'nlon Traction Com
pany to ratify t'-e program.
Director Tuylor also announced now
surface lines in main parts of Phila
delphia which arc needed and will be In
cluded In the transit plan. They Include
a ro9stown lino on rifty-sisth street,
additional facilities above FranUford, a
line on Chew street, extensions to the
South Philadelphia north nnd south
lines, additional lines not th of G Irani
College, n direct lln-j to tiotborough, a.
line on North Ninth street and a. direct
jllnv-tt Vox Chase
When Common Council holds a special
meeting on Thursday to pass the ordi
nance that will submit the loan to Phila
delphia voters nt the. November elections,
representative business men from all parts
of Philadelphia will request that body to
reconsider the action of Councils' Finance
Committee, which placed the latest bloclJ
In the road of rapid transit development
last Thursday, when It refused Dlrctor
Tajlor's request for an appropriation.
UIItECTOi: TAYLOR'S STATEMENT
"The pcoplo of Philadelphia are directly
Interested in securing prompt ratification
of the program for transit development
with free transfers which has grown out
of the conference between tho Philadel
phia Rapid TranMt Company and the De
partment of City Transit," said Director
Taylor In his statement.
"Tills program has ben submitted to
the City CoyiKlls, of Philadelphia and to
tho stockholder" of the Cnlon Traction
r-Jirrj -tvcpany toy consideration and final ac
"The program provides, among other
things, fcr the elimination of tin S-eent
exchange tickets and thf development of
an adequate high-speed transportation
system In tho cltv, which t lit afford the
free transfer or passcngeis between high.
peed lines and a):-o between, high-speed
lines and Interacting surfacts lines, so
that it will bo pjssiblc for people to travel
quickly and comfortably from every Im
portant section of the city to every other
Important section of the city for one 3
cent fare, by the Joint use. when neces
sary, of both surface and high-speed lines
;proi mnke the Journey,
"The prognm firthfr prividcs a plat.
'..anting the much neded cxtensi ins
Weithe existing surface system. T.ius th
Pchatf-j-lns out r.f tie pri;ram will benefit
Vvery tectlon of PhilaJelphia and every
patron of the street rallwav system.
"A veiy Important factor !n the pro
Kram as th prevision which is made fur
the financing of s irrace extensions whlci
will be requested from time to tune as
the cltv group. At present a.iiuj e,.
tions of the city aro demanding such
"In West Philadelphia a crosstown sur
face line on 5Sth street is greatly reeded
"In ths northeastern section additional
urfaco facilities are needed above
"In Germantown the people are very
properly demanding the construction of
a line on Chew street, a section njw
built up but Isolated.
"In South Philadelphia extensions of
the existing north and south line further
southward will bo a neeessltv.
"In the northwestern section there Is
a. great demand for addit'onat north and
south lines north of (Slrnrd Collccs and
nlso for a much needed direct line to
In the northern section of the eitj
there Is an urgent demand for a surface
lino on North Ninth street and for .1
direct line to Fx Cha
"The tratii.lt program bv its term-,
make provision for the fund whirh
will be required to build th n"sary
surface extension, must of which ar
vitally important to the welfare of the
various sections of ihe city
CITY Ml ST UAKK START
"There now seems to be a question as
to who shall make the first movo lowart
tho carrying out of tho transit program
shall It bo the city or shall the city
await favorable action by tho Criop
"L'nnuestlonabl it Is the dutv of h
city to take the Initiative and to take
every step necessary to secure adequate
rapid transit facilities, with free trans
fers nnd the necessary extension of jr.
face lines for the peop'e of Philadelphia
"I have pulnted out the fact that 't
will take about one vear longer to nuild
the subway loop than the balance of the
subway structure In llroad street. ' tit
before actual work can he effertlvtiy com
nienwd on the constitution of the nr
wny delivery loop In Walnut street. Eighth
street. Arch street and West Penn "near
new sewer must be constructed n ad
jacent streets to take the plac of those
which will btj excavated in building th
delivery loop. This preliminary work
will be tedious, requiring about nln
months, but the cost thereof i:i only
be about VM.M.
$50i00rt NEBPRD NOW.
It Is this Jsno.COO Item which I am aa?,
lous to have Included In the loan bill The
enlargement ami relocation of tho sun,
ers In the delivery district will be M
kentUl In any event In carrjing uyt the
re vis! drainage plan uf the city which
j. teeii adopted.
ib) plans and sp ideations for this
. k arts all prepared in harmony with
e plans uf the Uureau of Surveys, an,j
i tha taw.i Item be included iB tb jflan
bill, aud tberebj made uvaiUble early
next vear, the way can be cleared fur
tint construction of the delivery loop by
th end nt 191 uttd nearl a kw, deUy
will hnvu ln v "f
If tho$jW).w item It not included In
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VJ-J DOROTHY FHEAP 7JJ C1ftOJLV &f??rr
or this czy
HAVERFORD ARRIVES WITH REFUGEES FROM THE WAR ZONE.
general flection, November, 1S15, un". -a
the way be cleared for nwaidlng of con
tracts for a part of the main tr.ms't d. -vclopmer.t
by the agreement of all pirt
to tho program or otherwise, as a spe ml
election, cotln' tho Uxpajers jbmt
J150 0H, would be necessary in order to -cure
' Equatl.v important is the fact that O".
Council?, bv including the K00.0OO item . i
the loan bi'l, will have tak u a decisive
step confirming the intention of the , n
to proceed with tho transit development
without committing the city to the ex
penditure of any money i n the actual
construction of transit facilities under
existing abnormal financial condition,
they will have thus advanced the much
needed Improvement of the drilnago eas
tern of the city by cuch action in a man
ner to cleat the way tor the construction
of the delivery I'M' at the pioper time
In i.i arl one v r less than It would
otherwise take to construct Jt.
"Prompt and favo-aole action by tle,
1 Ity f'ounci.s at this time will, In my
vtnlon, go a iong way toward securing
ratification of the transit program ar.d
the early realisation of tho benefits which
tne completion of the program will brine
ta the rennle of Philadelphia."
FLCCK CRITICISES PATTOK
Chat lea L. Pluck, chairman of the
Transportation Committee of the North
west Busines Men s Association, In a
t itement today attacked Select Council
man Pa'tt n. a memb'r of thw Finance
''omn.lttee who win quoted this morning
as announcing that he favored pnstponlne
'I e fanslt r.ro.iam and that he wond
trv to ot.tom additional surface line fur
West Philadelphia, n hnvin, rulsed a
s'i tonal issue fer a "hold-un."
fi'hei sretims of the ritv. s-atd MP
riuck, hive also h'en ttving for veirs to
H't new iurface line. He referred to th
lontriet of 19k?, th time limit on ex
change t.ckeU. and tb rerouting. H
"f Mr Patten's recofd In these iq.
tane a. 'ijstirteat'.on or guarantee of
hla conduef in the -issumed rle of West
p' i'sdelphla champion?
"Vhe fiuestions at issue In the present
"1 hmi Phlladelrihln now sr nntiee
on the Phl'adelphH Rapid Trarklt Ogm.
pany tiut it :i havo 4 new rnpM trar-lt
fctem lndependtr of the PhlUdelp la
Rapid Transit iv-mpato, if n--ceary, ty
Placing In Plnctor Talor' handu
rA00n to oituall. tam the ttrst spadeful
of artli In ncesr preliminary wtrk
nrd tnus hnna the hila4lplnit, Rsp'd
Transit Company and IU multiple under
lying companies to terms, or
" shall Philadelphia again acknnwi.
edge, as did Mr Patton and his frt nda
In fotW'llj knowledgo for It In llwT
that the PhilB'Mphl Rapid Tran1f Co. 11,
yanv owns the toan and tl at we are
comp'etelj at it! 'nfrcyT'
TELL OF TRIALS IN
Liner Haverford in Port
B IT r , French did not help them q
rings Many rassengers .nough. and that tho English have
,.. . . , , ly stayed at Ostcnd "
th lo-ii ftiiil the i!t 'ij'l nave faihd to
- : . ... .. .
taKe 8tV'i'ltar ' a" 'rurvuiivy 10 cx j
prditt t itY t Jcv. r-11 ly one ar jot
t - It i lrome unllkiv vat a pccal rn
txiwll luaA will t)a creA efoxe tbs mi
tj rr-"---' -i diB
FLETCHER'S NEW COMMAND
Admiral Who Wade nutory t Vera
Cnjs Will Hoist Flag on Wyoming,
NEW YORK. Sept. H -The surerdread
nought Wyamlns flagship of the Ncrth
Atlantic Hest. with Rear Admiral Rad
ger, diet commander, on board, tied up at
the Brooklyn Navy Yard juttrday after
noon on hr Hrft visit to this port since
tb occupation uf Vera 4'ru? by the Unit
ed States forces last April. Wtien she
leaved next week, however, it will be with
Rear Admiral Frank Friday Fletcher":
pennant at the main masthead.
Th formal ceremonlea of the transfer
of Hags lias been set 'or Thursday la
the tirooklvu yard. Admiral Jlaler, wao
has U.n relieved of the Keet 1 irnmind
in a me his term of sea sett I e has tr--nn
alt 1 . I ret irn tn li gtn 1 il n ar J
at Wasnracto' aud Ms su ct-si . wlio
l"-i was irvi larger tt o g Ms
n lut 1 rg the 'ieii utf Me ,
wno riad 1 hnlling Ex
periences While Abroad.
(. of misery and destitution of
I hm r'tlned and families wecpln; for
the'- loved ones, wounded and klllod In
battle, of cities laid waste by th f.ros
-jt the (onlllo;; of women and children In
mwrnlntr over the consequences of the
carnage and tho slaughter were told bs
rr.anj of the pakSengers who arrived on
tin Haverford, which docked at the
U'a-liln-aon tieet wharf this mornlnc.
The stcniiUlp carried no fa-un m.d had
t. pea-ctul voyaKe, although the nee hi-.
fctrv pre autione aBOlnst detuctlon bv
I onllf a .-hls had been taken by 1 er
cap'-Un. Nu warships were seen durintr
thi tr p ttrois the Atlan'lc
prince William ted the old Ooettingen
P.Hpim.nt," he aald, "an ancient oicaal
satlon of Hessians that had partMi uted
In the American Revolution. In a niiritt
uttack on Mega the prince mistook an
other ;erman ruRlnient for a force of at
tin kit g itelfflaiis. for more than un
hour the Hermans fought enb other.
H hen the Usiit came, ;u of Prince WII
linni's men lay dead, "tit of shame, thu
J'r.ine lonunltted sulcldw. Theie vva- 0
wife c.f nnt. of tho (inettinguti iaitaln,
' tor. nh'i was killed at Liege Aftet Ida
I di.ith s-I.e forced her way tu the trendiea
' and dii-d with bis men. I do nut rumem
j bti her name, but I heard it."
I It Maurice J. Itabb, at-slMnnt profes.
soi of mathematics in thn rniv. rslty of
J'er.n-iivanla, one of the pn-sungi-r, told
how Prince William of Mpne met hts
death It was common talk, he said, in
the httle university town of floettlngen.
herL- he had been studying and resting
;i:itMAN KINPNKSS pRAii,R.
l'iMf4or Ilabb had tarn iunin.
l ni.'li Ku.'llsh ad Bul-'ittn v.outidtd
hi' 1 I t to h Oi.ettmi.en hr.IlaU "The
1 M-nin, ait tieireniloufclv kind to tl.r
I n.-oii. rs." h said. "The wounded ie
c iv c- as much attention 4s tha lirrnntus
Ail the Knglisb ftnd th FriKh and the
I'ji-jIiiis who Were arrt-sted at tl- out
bi. uk ut the war. have been relad and
buvt- the freedom of the elites Once a
lay they have to report to the police. If
hc Ubave themselves this is tiwr.
formalitv Cme Canadian student at
the iitiivfrsltj titimvd IteI uga tj.
amiiKd by the profesois for his itngree
Ml, ilu in jai and ivreivcd It I.atcr he
uaa rol.-na. d, but he talked too much and
v.us brought back uuiti.. um racttcally
all 'In other ur- out
'luconxiibtttce I didn't know an-tbii:fc-
about it. Nobodv knew q thing
about it a ho kept Ihtir heads Thr
troublv was that a fe'rat many of our
leading buslnt-ss and professional men.
fron. vv 10 11 'jvtter miithi have been ex
1 cct. i l.-i ti-ii !u..d- Th. v call.d
nt.i 1 - 1.1 1 i t li- t' s aii.l be. ,uj
tht. tv.rt isbtU tn .,nvtnl. nerd a "ed
very m. n tine e in .r'firen The.
money easily enough when their checks
I iouldn't bo cashed Hut the llnnncl.il
critls is pa?t. On the 26th of AuKti't, tho
1 day I left GoettltiReii, 1 had nn American
1 private check cashed for German Bold
without any trouble I had a haul tlnm
c tting n room nt Amsterdam on my way
to England, but that was nil.
"Tho Germans are n this rtqht to their
list man. They feci now that the Kaiser
waited too lonir to attack Russia, hut
tvey are rcs-olved tu chop their way out
of the situation. HelKiutis I have talked
with are bitterly hostile to Git many and
disgusted with tho allies. They say the
PHILADEU'HIANS IX TROcTBIyE.
Three Philadclphlan" bad sot in trouble
with tho Dritldh nuthotltles A. ". U!.-d-s-tll.
of the Bureau of Munnpal Reaeurch
whoe family llvo at Swarthmoie. had
n'ccpted n raw recrult'i Invitation on tho
drilling Krounds at Aldershot, to "snap"
him, and was Immediately surrounded by
a howllns mob. "I loolt Just a llttlo bit
bccii all tho horrots of war except actual
Several times during' the night car
loads of wounded wcro coupled on to
the rear, and their cries drove away
what llttlo sleep would havo been pos
sible in their hard accommodation". On
u few of their 11 changes of cars they
managed to get third class scat", but
most of the time they wcio glad of th
irlvllijje of Mttiiu; 011 tin- lluors of box
cars with soldiers. In the 11101 nlm,".,
they mild, ut the first station reached
after sunrise, they would find bit vvus-h
tubs standing aloni; the tracks, full of
tresh cold water. About 10 people would
(,'athor aiound each lilt; ilni, boldlcrs,
tourists and peasant refuprres, nnd wnth
In unleon. Tho party said that the sol
dlorn were at all tlmis pi-rfcctly cour-
I'l'derlck I'oWfll, of Iiidiiilinpnlis. who
h.n lived In Heilln for so mutiy vi-.its
fiat he considers lilniHi-li" piaeticnllv n
j tejldent. ciltlclsed tho Amurlcan Ilm-
bassy for Inelllclency. A cording to his
statomont, Ambassador Gerartl and his
assistants handed out tnlk to nil c mere
but Information and practical help to
LEADERS OF STATE
"Where Will It Lead Us?M
the Startled Query of
Workers High and Low.
Doctor Brumbaugh Study
I'lTTSUfRGir, Sept. 14.-Xot In years
have Pennsylvania polltlcl-ins felt the
dazing effects of such body blows as
have been given them iluilng the past
4S hours by two of tho newspapers of
Phlludelpliln-tho Pub'lc Ledger and tho
North American. Stunned docs not
begin to (le.scrllio the effects created bv
the announcement of the former that
lionccfoith it will throw Its support to
A Mitchell 1-nlmcr, the Democratic
nomlnco for United States Senator, and
tho offer of thn North American to give
Vr Urumbnugli Its nld If he will but
break away from Pcniosclsm Republi
can politician, ft 0111 tho most high to
tho lowly ward leader, tnlkcd of llttlo
elso this morning nnd the gist of their
agitated question was:
"Where will nil this lend up?"
Doctor Rrumbatigh, before Icarlns; tho
Fort Pitt Hotel today for the Carnegie
School of Technology, wheic he made nn
Inspection of the Institution, commented
v-ry brlelly on tho offer of the Philadel
phia Notth American to throw lis "tip
port to him, If ho will break away from
the IVnniso ring. He said:
' I hnvf read tho article In question
and am thinking It over. Tor tho ptes
ent I hava nothing to say. Ton will nt
least grant mo tho privilege of stud v lug
nut the whole thing beforo I make a de
cision," When asked If ho catcd to comment on
the editorial published In tho Pontic
LcDGi:n this morning, In which that pa
per comes out llatly against Pentose and
In suppott of A. Mitchell Palmer for
United States Senator, Mr. Brumbaugh
slowly shook his head nnd said:
"Again I must beg jour Indulgence.
These thlng.s are coming a llttlo too fast
for mo to decide offhKiid what I shall do,
or what I "hall say "
"Some time durl"g the day or evening
I hope to read and digest both editorials
thoroughly, and then 1 may have some
thing to sny. Tor the present spare me.
I must give thec sudden changes of front
mature consideration befoio 1 declare my
self." Accomptnled hy Senator Charles K.
Kline and s.veial local officials, Brum
baugh lctt thli 1'oit Pitt Hotel nt an early
hour tills morning nnd proceeded directly
to tho I'ameglo School of Technology,
where lie was mot by Director A. A.
Ilnmrrulilng and nif mbcis of the faculty,
who warmly greeted him. Several hun.
died students were also nn hand to -hake,
hands with the noted educator.
After n tour of Inspection through the
.ccliools, dutlng which he commented free
ly on their equipment nnd modern meth
ods, Doctor Brumbaugh and his party
wcro dilvcu In their mttos to thu .Schcn
ley Hotel, wlicie ho delivered an nd
diess beforo the convention of Veterans
of Foreign AVars and United t-'panlsh-Ameiican
Doctor RrumbaiiRh was Introduced by
Cominandet-ln-Chlef Rico W. Means, of
Denver. After a hhort address hn to
turned to the Tort Pitt Hotel to prepare
fot his trip through tho Allenhenv alley
this afternoon, where he will vilt the
towns of Xntrona, Tareiitiitn, Bracken
ridge and Asplnwnll. Short sp cclies,
liaiid-shaklng and n tout of the indus
trial liihtllutlons of these towns will oc
cupy the afternoon nnd ovening.
' . ... ,, , .. 1 none. Mr. Powell will go to Indiaimiio.ls
like a German, he enld. and that was to rcmn llntll t!l0 wnr ci05,cs. Condi-
no way to look." Ofllcera came up, and
nve.-tod hostilities, hut took Ulrdsall and
an 1 wanted to set eut rr u rmirwit on t
1 it aii J were
at m, 1 1 take his sr, - t . t 0 t-n jth- , .it ' zation wr 1 '! -1
drill irrounds oft the Virginia Capes I m l wb n they c uldnt
tteo os to nx3. Cmzt ywao viho wero n'iiet pbi
pbtaiccd louu at
his camera awny for an examination.
When he had satisfied them that he was
an American, he was allowed to e with
In a little village In Wales, Wallace
Httlr. of 329 Hanovct street, Oi-rmantown.
and W. S. Jopson, of 314 High btreet.
lormantovvn, were examined us spies.
Mr. Htilzs name w.i- against him. but
their detention only la-ted a few hours.
These young men wore In Brussels on
August I find S. They saw bowling mobs
In the streets and heard tho Jc rs vv Inch
proHed a German Attache's nnnoumo.
ment from tho balcony of the German
Kmi-un-v that Oermany lutndd to pro
tect Belgium's neutrality. Brussels was
filling up with refugeei, from Uuge, they
said, '-ite on September 'i they caught
ti tiain for ostend and made theit way
to England on n Jammed channel steam
ship. J. J. Wicker, 3r , of Richmond, Vo..
in -I -ted ti'.vt piloting tt part;, of 23 tour
's t si , liicliidini; & vvomon bit ven tho ages
of 11 dial T fium Milan, Italv. Ihroutii
Pails tu I, .inland, was fun. Mi. Wicker
U- still ,n lil t v. titles, nr.d the party hud
originally stoit-d "ut imdir the inpeion
n;pof hi fathi -. R v. Dr. J. J Wicker,
one f the leadlnp liapt st etergymen of
the outh, for a 'rip uf t1-1-- Jl ''v' Iil
and the Mdlt'-rranean
"We sailed from Hew York June 13."
Mr Wi ker sighed, "and we had our flrt l
hard lu k experu-neo a fe-w mlnuics out.
wlmn our eteamshlii, the Prelitrit, was
rammed on th way down the river. We
Were otdered on lietk in hie prearrverx
and thouuht for a few minutes it was all
UP WiM US. IlUt we weie v(are( I or
"Among which was the smash wo gave
tha world's record for lightninx train
. ii.niK.-s at Dlion, on the way up from
Milan. Without the help of a '-ingle
porter there weren't any in all Prar.ee
Ihe '.I uf u changed cura in St minutes,"
Tho ptrty had Ikd sirandwl fur a
wc-k in Milan b. fort liu-y could Set
trii.iis notth "rjvery dv," said Mr.
Wbkrr. "the hotels raifced their plies.
The jjurney to Paris, vvhen they finally
started, took 43 hours They changed
cars fourteen times. In Paris they ur
raogel for traiuiportatlon to Kngland
HORRORS OF W.VR
Mrs Samuel Iumpkln. widow of a
former chief Justice of 'itorgia. Miss
Kven Ja. ks-jn a
in Atlat.ta Miss Kate Ilichardson and
Miss Corrb Brown, all of Atlanta, were
.n the Wicker part On their trip
tlons In Berlin when he left, ho said,
Marcus C. Brown, Stnto Librarian of
Indiana, had come on from Indianapolis
to meet his wife and son Philip. "Th
wore Intending to spend most of the fall
in the Lnko country," he raid, "hut loft
became they got n 'Zeppelin' ecare "
The Rev. D. W. StenViis. of Baltlmoie.
Md.. who hnd been In Bohemia doing n -searc'i
wiii It fot tho United States !(
partni' nt of Labor, was In I'tngue ,vlun
t'e outbreak of ho'-tlliths cune "Tin
AUStlUliI .'.ti'i U th um tt'oops," lio said.
"wcrt cntialtied with tho g intist oider
and rapidity, nnd the only di-monstratlon
'sk th. singing of folk dungs by the
Doctor Steffens saw 0,W i-oldicr sent
out from Hambuis In ft slngh day, when
the nermann were transferring their
troops ft the eastern front'er in nn elioi i
to sttm fie tide of the IliiFfilau advance
Mrs A A Solomon, foriuerl) of Phila
delphia, but now of New York, had the
expern nco of seeing the troops of foui
nations rushed to the front. In traveling
from Miiiieuhail to Paris she saw Aus
triuns. Swiss, French nnd English on
tbeii way to t'l'' seine of hostilities She
la ted thot tho Austrian entrained with
tho least demonstration, but that the de
parture of the French was attended with
tiei.HB of great emotion, in Austria tin
mothers, sisters, wives and Mwcetheart
of the soldi-rs weie not allowed tu at
irnd tlm ut the station and nil pci.-on.il
fareuells were said ut home. In Fi inc.
l:o.vr. she witnessed many patin tu
liavciikuv Ul be nation and th,
. tieet. weie lined with thon. of vv.p
int. wollltll. Ml.s Sololiioiv had JU.U ei.iu,
II out Paris, while th aw uuundiM sol
di, rs lirlnrf caul"! tliiotl.h the sttiets
Tho I. idiiik hotels had been turned Into
I litispltuU Uitd prejiaratUiiis foi the far.
of the, wounded wore evident on all
Mrs. Solomon dented the report that
Purls -was in darkness at night. Th.-
j sreet lights burned a usual, but th.
iafe life was non-exi-teiil ;ie saw f.-w
men on the street, and luar.y all were
old nnd feeble Almost all the small shops
uvre cloned, and tlielr doois bote nutlees
to the ilfcit that thu pioprletors wore at
the front with such and ucii a. regiment
RUSSIAN TUOOl'S IN WAI.Urf
One of the most extraordinary experi
ences reported by returning passenger?
was that of Dr. and Mrs T I.. I-ovette,
of Helton. Tex , who hud been at Drldg
Dnd Wales "On looking out of the
window earlj one morning." eald Dr
RED CROSS REPEATS ITS
WARNING TO THE PUBLIC
Society Employs No Agents to Solicit
Tuncls on Stieet.
The American Red Cross Sulety to
day repeated Its announcement that It
emplovs no collectors to solicit on the
strei-t, and that thn.se representing them
selves ns the society's agents In solicit
ing war relief funds nre Impostors
Letters urging ministers In this city to
work for contributions among their con
gregations have been sent to all clergy
men and church men hy Francis B
Reeves, treasurer of tho Red Cross fund
for Philadelphia. Thee letters rnll at
tention to tho deplorable conditions
nl'iond and ask for contributions to help
tho ruffeiers there.
Numerous renucsts have been made
from women m all pans of Philadelphia
asking the Rid Cross for patterns nnd
other mnl.rPil- In order that thev might
sew and mill e p'othes to be swit nhroad
to help the d. -iltute fnmllir ? In the war
ssoms. The .hurdles in Philadelphia
have, hi en i j itlvn In tins wwk.
Idling mu.lt. teae. er ; 1- vette. 1 . .ev-eral comipwle. el
Itusuiait e.u4ic-ia i'4--iiw fc.i.vuj... ."
strfcts. We n de lriutrles but were un
able to learn antntns; about thlr mj
ineef., bot from Ihir un'forros we HJo
Uuousa Franc, they em, tbey bad
sure that they v.'re Itussiats." y
CARDINAL MERCIER INVITES
BRITONS TO BELGIUM
Tells Them His Country "Wants to Be
Tgremost in Celebrating Victory,
LONDON, s.pt. n.
Cardinal Mirclcr. primate' nf H.luluii.
and anhblshon of the devnstute.l nty of
M.illnrs. iiait.d Britons ti atlem the
future ic'i t.tatioit of tin- dchauilitntlon of
I'.iu-s.'s I.oiiv.iln nnd Mullii'H nt a pub
ic meeting held Lei.. v..terday.
"Brltilum, luiv In j su'-taliied tho first
h'" 1.. ' he said, 'will bu tho foremost
in eilearnting the dual vhtnij."
TRAIN PASSES OVER HIM
Tayloy Tvesident Only Slisbtiy Hurt,
to Sui prise of Spectators,
The last eight cars of n moving train
at T ijior, N. J , pasted ovei John I..
Hunter. S" years old. today, nnd the man
ts.uiied with nothing more than a few
Lue tut Urns.
Hunter, who resides nt Tnvtor, ar
rived at the tttitlou us a train he wished
to board wus leaving. Ho attempted to
Jump on nno pf tho ears and fell between
Cries of horror went up from score
or moro persons. Many turned their eyes
from the train. Their surprise was great
when the train passed the platform ami
Hunter woh Men vlttiriK on thu track
itililiiiiK '! I'M'1 ,
Ho was taken to the Cooper Hospital,
Cyclist Arrested, Though Hurt
Harry Brenner, of 5151 Columbia avenue
a motorcyclUt. crashed Into u QOli
wagon, driven by William Sttllman, of
1217 Iltnson Btreet, at Twent-fftl, an,i
uxford streets this morning Alt.uugh
Injured, Brenner nnd P10 driver vi the
mi; 'n were placed under arrest bv
Vol ceman King, of the Twenty-eighth
ind Oxford atreeU tatton uotn
freed on their wi" "V:" 9 ami
orde-ci to appear a "taking at the
MOTHER AND CHILD
FOUND LIFELESS IN
Bodies of Delaware County
Woman and Daughter Diw
covered Near S u m m cc i
Camp Tragedy Shroud t
ed in Mystery.
The bodies of Mrs. Sarah Graff Newllni '
52 years old, and her eight-year-old
daughter, Elizabeth, of Chadd's FordJ
Delaware County, wero found In a broolt
throo miles from a summer camp In tha
Adirondack mountains Into last night.
Word of tho tragedy was received todir
at Chadd's Ford,
The placo whoro the bodies were found.
Is In 8x County, but It could not bs
learned whether mother and daughter
both were murdered or w bother th
woman killed tho girl and then committed
There are varied stories as to tho cams
of tho deaths. Sheriff W. A. Knowlton.
of Eltzabethtown, county seat of Esiex,
said he had not seen tho bodies, but was
Informed that tho victims wcro strangle!.
According to one of his doputles, both
were poisoned. Bullet wounds wert
given as tho cause of death In a mes
sage sent to Chadds Ford today,
Tho lcsult of the autopsy will be given
later today. The woman was of a
prominent family In Chndd'a Ford, and
had relatives In this city and nlso In
Cheater County. She went to the moun
tains early In the summer for the benefit
of her health, according to a friend of
tho family, nnd spent tho tlmo at a camp
belonging to an aunt, Mrs, Georga
Rexamcr. Tho woman's husband, who It
a traveling man, loft Chadd's Ford about
tho same time.
It Is said that he went to Texas and
efforts arc now being mado tc get la
touch with him.
Tho woman and her daughter, accord
ing to Sheriff Knowlton, disappeared
from tho camp on Saturday afternoon.
They failed to roturn for supper nnd sev
eral residents went to llnd them. The
Sheriff said that stockings wero tied
around the throats of the mother and
daughter and that they were Mrs. New
He said the woman could have easily
strangled both herself and daughter. The
bodies weic lying sldo by slda In soma
underbrush nt the edge of the brook.
Among other reports circulated In
Chadd's Ford was one that tho woman
had shot both herself and daughter, but
those who knew Mrs. Newlln refused to
bellevo this. The first to henr of the
tragedy was Mrs. Horace W. Sinclair, 11
sister of the dead woman. She sent word
to Frank Graff, a relative, of Kennctt
Snuare. Graff Informed Captain Har
rison nispham, the dead woman'l
brothor-lu-luw. and both men loft imrne
dlatcly for F.llznbethtown.
Mrs Newlln formerly lived on the Graff
farm, at Chadd's Ford.
BURGLARS ROLL SAFE,
INTO REAR YARD AND
FORCE OFF THE DOOR
Loses $ 1 1 00 Proprietor
of Saloon Finds Unwel
come Guests at His Bar.
Two burglaries downtown early this
morning, in one of which thieves coolly
ennied a heavy safe Into a renr klUhen to
blow It open, netted the operators nearly
BOO In cash, Jowelry and cigars. The
victims nre Daniel Baxtaln. a saloon
keeper nt the southeast corner of Hst
nnd Mifflin streets, and Morris White,
who keeps a delicatessen store at 13
The robbery of the delicatessen stors
took place between s and B o'clock thl
morning. Burglars pried tho shutters off
a sldo window. They calmly rolled tns
safe fiom the store, through the houso
to the iear room and blew off tho doof
Appar. utly tho thieves were experts, in
vestlgallnn of their work by City Hall de.
tectlves showed that they had performed
a clean Job. Only the broken Jj0lts
showed that th safe door had been blown
open The hinges still wro Intuct.
From the safe the thieves got two
diamond rings, two diamond necklaces,
and $100 In cash. The Jewelry, according
to White. Is worth $500, making his total
loss JKO. None of the occupants of th
house was aroused whllu the burglars
worked. While und his family knew
nothing of the burglary until this morn
ing, when they found tho rilled safe in
Three mfti operated at Bnxtaln's saloon.
le surprised them (lUenehlng their thirst
at his liar about 9 o'clock last night, and
when ho rushed nt them they dropped
through a tinp door to the cellar and
1 scaped through a window Follce of tne
TwentUth and Federal streets station ar
searching for the men
BaM.iln spent yesterday with his family
at Atlantic' City. He saw a light In a
small loom ut the rear of the bar when
ho returned, and found that the door of
the safe had been pried open, the Inner
doors battered and M2 ' rush removed.
A bo of old cuius, valued at tW. was
Burglui tools wero snow n about the
floor, and Il.ixt.lln came to 1I1 eoi-ilusiotl
that the men were e1U 'n tin house H
aliened tho door to the bar. but tl 1 U.-es
men saw him bef re he could . ut off their
escape. The burglars Kit their tuols
I.ater Baxtaln found thut u largo uuan.
Hty of line ilgars had been stolen The
combination handle of the safe had been
taken otf by 11 long-handled bar vth
mnnirs like .1 claw hammer The heay
.-I'd of the- bar was used to batter in tha
small Inside doors. The men entered the
placo with a false k t a side door.
WOMEN APPEAR AGAINST
Claim Bogus Plumbing' Agent In
suited Them in Homes.
Stories of the peisunal indignities and
humiliation heuued linen thrm bv Jainci
.Baker, of itr south tttb street, were
recitea uj three young women of wet
rtillade'pbn ut Baker'3 trial te-Ja be
fere JuJgi f,rr in Quarter Scscs
Court. Ihe defet-ilant Ii nrrused ca
I '"-re than a d"cn n tirU ch-r
IVag Mm vi UU rav off-uses.