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EVENING LTOnaTOTC-PHnTADELPHTA', SATURDAY, OCTOBER M, 1013.
'WAR ON MARCONI
COMPANY TO CUT
Smaller Concern, Backed by
Standard Oil, Makes
Quick Answer to Petition
NEW" tonic, Oct. 24.-Tho first Run In
big wireless war to be waged by the
Da fotttl Radio Telephone and Telegraph
Company aKlnt the Marconi Wireless
Teteeranh Company of America has Just
been fired, and both sides are now bring
ing Up their forces for a long legal bat-
The war was opened when tho Mar
ton! Company asked Judge- Charles Jr.
Hough', ot the United States District
Court, to Brant an Injunction restraining
the Ti Forest Company from Installing
Trlrtless apparatus on five Standard Oil
The Standard Oil Company, which Is the
pa Forest ally In tho fight, Joins with tho
miller wireless organization In answer
ing to the plea for an Injunction that
ilnce a recent decision y uuuko nn
Veehlen sustaining tho Marconi patents
n tho Infringement suit brought against
ihe National Electric signaling company
et Pittsburgh, tlio Mnrcont organization
his raised Its charges for furnishing ivlre
)MS tervlco 70 and in some cases 100 per
The purpose of the De Forest Company
la tho present war Is to break tho grip
1 1( the Marconi Company on tho wireless
railoM of America.
BOY SCOUTS AND ORPHANS
The Philadelphia Boy Scouts nrcrfoln
lervlce all through the city today making
collections of clothing and toys, which
will be transferred to tho Christmas
iMp for the war sufferers.
Ilia Scouts will be In uniform and will
beir cards of Identification. For further
Identification a telephone message to
Iiombard MS, tho Scouts' headquarters,
will also serve the purpose. The Scouts
ottered their services freo to the Child
Federation and the offer was gratefully
MAXINE ELLIOTT TO NURSE
THE WOUNDED IN FRANCE
Sons Bed Cross Uniform and De
clines to Be Photographed.
LONDON, Oct. Sl.-Maxlne Klllott has
given a motor ambulance to the Duch
ess of Sutherland's hospital corps In
France and expects to go to the front
within the next few days. MIm Elliott,
who Is tho first American actually to
enlist for lied Cross work on the firing
line, said that her ambulance and her
self were now awaiting orders from
tho Duchess, who went to the Alsno
battlefield two days ago, following her
marriage to Major Fitzgerald. The
American actress said: '
"I am simply In the position of a
soldier waiting the command to go Into
action. The Duchess Is now engaged
In ascertaining Just where her ambu
lance corps, which now numbers six ve
hicles, will he of the most service to the
British wounded. As soon as sho learns
what our base Is to be sho will let me
know. My ambukinco Is a 2G-horsepower
machine of the standard type, and will
form a unit In the Duchess of Suther
land's corps. It Is Impossible to give any
further dctnlts nt present."
In reply to a request for a photogrnph
of herself In a Itcd Cross uniform, Miss
Elliott replied sharply: "The present
Is no time to have ono's picture taken." '
WHISKY LOBBY CHARGED
Senntor Norrls Asks Overman Com
mltteo to Investigate.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24. Senator Norrls,
of Nehrnska, believes that a whisky lobby
has beon maintained In Washington the
last few weeks, and he has appealed to
Senator Overman to have the Senate
Lobby Committee Investigate the matter
when the short session of Congress con
venes. The Nebraska Senator asserts
that representatives of the distillers have
been trying to prevent the tax on recti
fied spirits and also to keep tho beer tax
down as low as possible.
According to Senator Norrls, a "Mr.
Lewis" was active In this connection.
Senator Norrls says ho will nlso make a
Other lobbies said to be In for nn In
vestigation are those on river and harbor
legislation, to make the anti-trust legis
lation harmless, on tolls repeal and on
the Trade Commission measures.
tiid:STgr -55e 4--s--r-"
Child of the Villa, where ihe ski"
Sometimes arc blue as your two eyes.
And in the evening quite as fair
As ringlets of your baby hair;
Son of the manliest of men
And one too good for praise of pen.
True types of those most loyal friends
That to one's life the good Cod sends;
Though far away our double manse
I see your eyes with mischief dance,
I hear you sliding down the stair
With little cart or teddy bear.
Demanding entrance to my den
And candy kept for little men;
Forgive me now; it was a shame
To make you f(nocl( and give your name.
And say, "Yes, please," and "Thank Hon," too,
Just as big gentlemen must do,
Now, since you are not Peter Pan
But soon must grow to be a man;
Lest all that wealth should disappear
Of fun that filled each day and year;
Your play, your words, your roguish lool(,
I've tried to put them in this boof(.
MALCOLM SANDERS JOHNSTON,
BEFORE THE SANDMAN COMES
WAY, way, down by the cold
South Pole, there are only a
few animals. Fewer than up in
the cold north region.
Hlltrr fi..1.lo f ....l..1.... : .:i.
nardly an opening or break do not
"lake good homes for either sea or
Some curious birds, the great Killer
whales and the Waddell seals per-
niiPla. , more creatures and-that is
Bl nut what tli. fi.,;,.,-,!, u-l- ;.. ...,,:
hn. fiy make up for by beinK- p-
"p. the most curious creatures on
.Vdel?f "l,,.th.e'"le5 CfeatUre?' tl,C
Ti, it, .... ",c ,I,C siraiiResi.
ne Waddell seals are great lubbcr
arn,iia rd, "matures which flop
hshio " '" in a most comieal
eho??U Want to see how a se:l moves
I cn.OOSe Some cnnl Hn ,,( .Ir.c, ,....
Stiff in UIH4 Ui.93 JfJUm
feet . a b,g coTee sack. Tie your
arour Bei,her?.nd Put tl,e sack over
your bodv Tie your arms to your
forearm faur as ,he elbows slip your
then tfcM,hr?.UBh the sli,s '" the W
Now Vhe.ba around your neck.
eh?.fa.,down on ,he Bround an1
graced 5t you c,an crawl! Not very
fCt th'eC y0U? .We". that ,s it
he we Tv Way, a seal crawls- I" water
slow and ,ry,fast,,bm on land b 's as
Wf eSJe Sk? " yU are m yoUr
thmhhta,ibreathe wi,h Iuns some
8 "ke ou". o they can't stay, in
the water all the time they must
come up to breathe.
Now when the ice crust forms over
the water it is sometimes very hard
for the seals to get out.
They hunt around till they find a
crack, then they punch and hammer
with their sharp teeth till the hole is
large enough to stick their heads
Then the hardest work begins.
With turned back lips, the seal sets
his sharp teeth in the ice then moves
his head back and forth, back and
forth, like a huge saw across the ice.
a round trough is cut in the ice and
After some minutes of that hard work,
the seal hitches himself up in it a
little and saws some morel
Then again he hitches up a few
inches further and saws some more.
Sometimes it takes three or four
hours of hard work to get tip on the
firm top ice.
The seal mothers are very kind to
their little ones they help them to
get food and boost them up out of
the water when they want to get on
One of the funniest sights you ever
saw is to see the big clumsy mother
beat push her baby push her with her
head and shoulders till the little one is
dumped head over heels on the icel
Then the tired mother will snuggle
down beside the baby to protect it
' birds of prey.
rppirtA& if 11. Clara Juffram JudtaL
78 clerks on last batch
of Voting list 'strikeouts'
Registration Commission Will Con
tinue Sessions Till Tuesday.
Seventy-flve clerks were put to work
this morning tinder the direction of Chief
Clerk Hampton Thomas on the last batch
of names to be stricken from the regis
tration lists ns the) result of the actions
of the Board of registration Commis
sioners. This force will be kept busy
until Tuesday, working all day tomorrow
nnd long after the regular hours.
The commission, contrary to precedent,
will continue the sessions until Tuesday.
It was estimated today that about 10.000
persons visited the commissioners Blnce
last Monday, Including witnesses and
Considerable objection to the police ar
rangements was voiced today by mem
bers of the board. They declare that new
nrrnngements are being contemplated for
the future-. It is charged that the blue
coats assigned to keep order failed to
There are neadly retnolsnhrdcmfwypulv
There are nearly 2000 names In the list
handed to tho clerks today to be stricken
off. A few stragglers are expected In
today, Monday nnd Tuesday, who will add
to this list.
WOMAN HOLDS SUSPECT
Makes Capture of Man Accused
On the charge of burglary Caspar
Smith, of 19th nnd South streets, was held
under 3000 ball for court by Manlstrato
McFarland In the 4th street and Snyder
avenue police station today.
He was captured through tho efforts of
Annie Dlndcr. of 742 Emily street, last
night. Mrs. Binder heard someone leav
ing her home. Tho Intruder had gained
nn entrance by means of a skeleton key.
Mrs Binder followed nnd seized Smith.
After a struggle he broke awny. He was.
pursued by Mrs. Binder and hor cries
brought Policeman Trultt, of the 4th
street and Snyder avenuo station, Into
the chase. Trultt pursued the man to
7th and Mercey streets, and finding that
Smith would probably escape, drew his
revolver nnd emptied It In tho sir. Smith
In his pockets wero found several
spoons nnd n brooch which had been
stolen from the home of Mrs. Binder, tho
Special Policemen Deane and Kcyes,
whllo searching tho room of Smith, said
they found property stolen from tho
homes ot Frank McOuffen, 1S47 South
Watts street, and Bertha Orlgg, 1535
JOKER IMPERILED WORKMEN
DIFFER IN VIEWS OF
"Kept the Faith," Says
Clark "No Legislation to
Restore Confidence of the
Country," Declares Mann.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24.-Wlth the record-breaking
session of Congress virtually
nt an end, the following expressions con
cerning Its achievements were made to
day by representatives of tho three par
ties! Speaker Champ Clark: "In my Judg
ment a majority of the American people
Indorse tho achievements of tho Demo
cratic Administration, for we have kept
the faith. We confidently rely on our
record In this contest."
Majority Lender t'nderwood: "The
Democratic pnrly Is entitled to the con
fidence of tho people because It has kept
Its pledges to them."
republican Leader Mnnn: "There 1b
lack of confidence throughout tho coun
try, nnd why should It not develop. There
has been no legislation slnco Mr. Wilson
became President which tended to re
Representative Ituplcy, Progressive, of
Pennsylvania: "One big blot on tho
achievements of the Democratic Admin
istration Is tho failure to pas3 the Immi
Senator Simmons, Democrat: "History
will probably rofcr to tho Congress ns
one which did things. It has dealt wisely
and well with every problem with which
It was confronted.'
Senator Polndcxtcr, Progressive: "Tho
antl-tniBt bill was shamefully weakened
by omitting all criminal penalties agatnBt
tho Individual violators. Tho war tax
bill Is a misnomer and unpardonable."
FOUR KILLED IN AUTO CRASH
Removed Ladder While Painters
Wero on Railroad Bridge.
A practical Joker with a peculiar sense
of humor removed a ladder from be
neath two painters working on the Falls
of Schuylkill brldgo of the Philadelphia
nnd Beading rtnllwny, and was held
under $500 ball for court today by Mag
istrate Grells In tho nidge nnd MIdvale
avenues police stntlon.
Joseph Pettlman, 90 Lesser Btreet, and
Karl Mlchcll, 88 Geyser street, are tho
men who accuse Edward Boland, IRC.
Calumet street, of the trick, snying that
they were obliged to cling to the super
structure of the brldgo for several min
utes when tho ladder was taken away.
TRUCE IN FIGHT AT NAC0
Hill and Maytorcna Suspend Hostili
ties Pending Negotiations.
NACO, Ariz., Oct. 2.-Untlt further
steps are tnken by the Aguascallentes
conference, Generals Hill nnd Mnytorenn
have agreed to Buspend hostilities. Gen
eral Hill's troops will remain In Nnco,
while, those of Maytorcna will retire to
Vlilaverdo station, 18 miles farther down
the railroad. The Maytorcna troops are
already on the move nnd tho Hill men
are leaving the trenches, according to an
Tho purpose of the truce is to give
tlmo for negotiations looking to the estab
lishment of permanent peace In the State
Machine Skids to Curb, Hurling Oc
cupants to Street.
NEW YORK, Oct. 24. Four men were
killed nnd another hnd his scalp prac
tically torn from his head Inst night In
llompstcnd Village, when a touring car
slipped a tiro and crashed into the curb
ing at Franklin and Fulton avenues. The
only survivor, who was rushed to Nas
sau Hospital, In Mlneola, had cards In
his pocket which gave the name of F.
Gassmann, 418 Scovllle avenue, Hoboken,
From papers nnd names sewed Into
their clothing three of the bodies were
identified ns William Mathieson, August
Moos nnd Chnrles Meyer, all of Hoboken.
The car, making a sharp turn. Skidded.
Evidently the machine was making some
speed, because the chauffeur had ap
parently seen the danger of crashing into
a tree nnd had tried to avoid It.
Charged With Carrying Concealed
HAMMONTON, N. J., Oct. H.-County
Detective Edward Harrlgan and Consta
ble James Applegate last night arrested
Jesse Bothrock, of Nesco, a trapper, on
the chnrgo of carrying concealed deadly
weapons. Rothrock. had been a witness
In the case of the State against Michael
Itubertone, charged with assaulting Mil
lie Galetto, a 14-year-old girl, nnd en
deavored to blacken tho girl's reputation.
After the case was concluded and
Itubertone found guilty, Bothrock was
discovered In front of the courthouse
with a revolver and a flask of whisky.
He was nrrested. and Justice George E.
Strouse held him for court.
"White Wing's" Injuries Fatal
John O'Brien, 65 years old, a street
cleaner, of 3S36 D street, who was run
down by a wagon yesterday at Ken
sington avenue and Madison street, died
early this morning In the Episcopal Hos
pital. Edward I.arkln, of 18H East
Wlshart street, driver of the wagon, was
arrested hy the police of the Front ami
Westmoreland streets station following
the accident. He was given a hearing
today and held to await the action of
CATCHES TRAIN AND DIES
Farmer Stricken by Heart Disease
After a Hard Run.
vWEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 24.-Ed-ward
D. Fnra, 53 years old. of Spring
Gnrd'n, Lancaster County, fell dead fol
lowing an attack of heart dlFeaso In the
Pennsylvania Railroad station at Parkos
burg this nfternoon In the presence of his
wife nnd children, who wero accompany
ing him to a train. Mr. Farra was a
trifle behind the others of the party, but
caught the train after a hard run. As
he slopped upon the platform of the car
he reeled and fell, dying in a few min
utes later In the stntlon, where he was
carried. He was a leading farmer of his
WELSHMEN'S SYNOD MEETS
Delegates From All Parts of State In
Welsh Presbyterians opened today the
second session nf their synod with exer
cises in the Welsh Church. 21st street
nnd Fnlrmount avenue. Delegates from
all parts of tho State are attending.
At the first meeting of the conference
last nlsht the Rov. R, R. Davies, of
Wllkcs-Harre, preached a sermon.
Iluslnesn sessions occupy the attention
of delegates today. The Rev. John Ham
mond, of Scrnnton, and tho Rov. H. W.
Griffith, of Plymouth, will speak tonight.
Tomorrow sermons will bo preached In
Welsh and English. A moderator to
serve for the ensuing year will be chosen.
JERSEY CITY CHURCH BURNED
Members Decide, While Flames Rage,
to Rebuild Immediately.
JERBEV CITY, Oct. 34. St. John's Epis
copal Church, which had the wealthiest
congregation In Jersey City, was de
stroyed by fire today. The loss was
Under the glare of the burning edifice
a number of the parishioners met In the
church yard and resolved that a new
church would be erected Immediately.
E E SPANOENnEnO. Mf r.
Cot- Of 7o Am ofa".
F . O. B. Ditnlt
t-tuunfr Ttnrlnf Car
336 N. Broad St.
Hell 'I'hone bpruve 490S
Broad and Tioga Sts.
Hell Tbune--Tloca I43
Hr;itone Thane I'urk A3 10-A
G. G. Brownlce. Mgr.
G. G. Brownlee Says:
From what I know of motor car val
ues In general and In particular. I
don't hesitate to state my opinion
that this Hup Is the biggest and
best value on the market this fall.
Take slxe, for example.
The Hup carries Ave passengers,
without crowding or stinting-.
Its wheelbase Is 119 Inches as Jon
as many cars that cost more and
the body so designed that the pas
sengers get all possible benefit of
, this generous length.
Take equipment a blar feature now
adays. This car gives you a perfected eleo
trlcal starting, lighting and gn
li?nu "y"18"1., accessories of the
highest quality, and every con
venience necessary ta a complete
As to quality. I need only say that It
embodies every bit of the goodness
that has made the Hup famous all
ov.'.rJ.h.e w,orId Its economy. Its
reliability. Us continuous service.
If you follow my advice, you will see
and ride In this Hup before you
sign a check for a new car.
Convert ypur touring car or roadster
ji.iu a. Biusvu car lor winter oy fit
ting a Hup sedan or coupe top.
BRUMBAUGH CALLS LlBELER
TO ACCOUNT IN COURTS
Instructs Counsel to Begin Xegal Ac
tion Against Authors of Slander,
UNIONTOWN. Tn., Oet. 24. Dr. Mar
tin O. Brumbaugh has directed Thomas
II. Murray, a lawyer of Clearfield, to
take such legal action ns Is necessary
to compel an explanation and retraction
of a libelous nrtlcle published In the
Progress, a 'newspaper of Clearfield, pur
porting to quote a speech made by the
Rev. Dr. Henry W. Stough, evangelist,
In which the latter Intimated that the
Republican candidate for Governor was
Intoxicated at a meeting held In Dubois
two weeks ago.
On learning of Doctor Brumbaugh's
purpose, J. R. Blxter. editor of Prog
ress, sent this telegram to the Indignant
"Regret publication of Stough state
ment here Monday night, regarding you.
Havo every reason to believe It was un
warranted." Ulxler Inst night printed the following
editorial statement In Progress!
So far ns the Progress Is concerned,
this paper reported Doctor Slough's
speeph Just as It hns reported the
speeches of other politicians. The
statement In reference to the nllcged
Dubois incident was mnde by Doctoi
Stough In tho course of a vigorous
attack on the liquor Interests, nnd In
reporting what the doctor said this
napef was within Its right as e. news
paper. Wo give Doctor Brumbaugh
the benefit of the publicity which Is
given his statement.
The Rev. Dr. Stough said In Dubois
last flight! , . .
"I havo never even Intimated that Doc
tor Brumbaugh was drunk while In Du
bois. There was no coupling up of Doc
tor Brumbaugh's name with the gang he
was traveling with to Insinuate that he
was under the Influence of HqUor or that
he even drank. My Information Is that
Doctor Brumbaugh Is nn exemplary man
In his prlvalo character."
RED CROSS HEAD FROWNS
ON ORIENTAL "BAL" PLAN
Miss Boardmnn Disapproves of Fro
posed New York Fete.
NEW TORK, Oct. 21 -Declaring that
the plans for a "Chinese and oriental
subscription bal." run directly counter
to the principles of her organization.
Miss Mabel F. Boardmnn, chairman of
tho Dxecutlve Committee of the Ameri
can Red Cross, hns placed her stamp of
disapproval on the fete, which hnd been
widely advertised ns being "under the
auspices of the Red Cross."
Dr. Charles De Gnrmo Gray Is organizer
of the nrlentni "bal " Miss Boardmnn
has wnrmly protested to Doctor Gray
against the use of the Red Cross soclcty'a
name, Its emblem and the names of its
officers In his advertising matter
Follco Seek to UnrAvel Tragedy
From Mnss of Conflicting Statements,
CINCINNATI, O., Oct. 14. Newport,
Ky., authorities today continued search
for the revolver, with which M. A. Catoe(
an engineering contractor, of Columbus,
O., wns shot and killed Into Thursday as
he was riding ln-a buggy with his stenog
rapher, Miss Nellie Hilton.
Miss Hilton, found hysterical nearly a
mile from the scene of the tragedy, Is in
Newport Jail ns a witness. Cnstoe first
told the police he shot himself, then ho
told them he was murdered,
Miss Hilton first snld Cnstoe shot him
self, then (hnt she didn't know how he
was shot, nnd Inter that a "tall, thin man
shot him " Sho said lodny that Castro had
frequently told her he had an enemy and
expected to he killed by him. Cnstoe, she
said, hnd promised to marry her after
he divorced his wife.
JIBE ANNOYS TAFT
Ex-Presldent Resents Laughter na
He Is Being Enrolled.
NBW HAVI5N, oet. 24.-Willlam H.
Taft w.is enroled ns a voter of this city
todny. Mr. Tart arrived hero during ths
nfternoon from Washington, and went
direct to the City Hall When Select
man Cox nsked him the customary ques
tion, If ho could rend, some one laughed.
Mr. Taft turned nnd said-
"Gentleman, I have not come here to
bo made fun of 1 re .lly can read."
Store Opens 8:30 A. M.
Store Closes 5:,W P. M.
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The (Iravd Organ Plays Monday at 9, il ;wc 5:13
Ready Tuesday Moroimii
1150 upright pianos, grand pianos and piayer
pianos in a
Some are wised instromeets, some have been
a short time on rental, and sonme aire mew
instruments at reduced prices.
Present Day Shoes Are ttlhie FSniesit Ever Made
Best Presemit Day Shoes Are Made no Amnierka
Best Shoes Made In Amerka Are at
Women's fashions are responsible for the increasing beauty off
their footwear and! indirectly for the trimmer lines of men's shoes.
Since the new skirts came into vogwe there has been a great
deal more pains taken in tho designing and making of women's
shoes. Old style or ungraceful footwear can no longer Sje concealed
3n the folds off a voluminous skirt.
As a result there has been not only a large output of
Mioes, dim it a greaiter reininement of one an all shoes
men's and children's.
;he fine footwear made aim AmrHna
are sold at Wanamaker's.
je Ibest makes
We do not mean by this that all the fine shoes are to l?e found
here, but that the shoes in this Store cannot &e excelled at their
respective prices and seldom, very seldom, equaled.
In addition to the great stocks of regular gocnis we hive
Thouands of Pairs of Specially Priced Shoes, for Overy
Member of the Family
(Tlam Floor and Subway Gallei-y, Markit)