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EVENING fiTCTmTCrc-TmTTJADELTHIA', WEDNESDAY, OOTOBEB 28, 131,
U. S. LINER SEIZED
BY BRITISH; HELD
Cargo of Copper, Carried by
Kroonland, Alleged to Be
Consigned to Krupp Factories.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 38. Detention ot
the fled1 s'ar ,lnor Kroonland at Gibral
tar was reported to tho Stato Department
hy the American Consul at Gibraltar to
The Kroonland, an American-built and
American-owned vessel, was carrying a
cargo ot 1M0 tons of copper from New
Turk tp Naples. No reason was given
for her detention by a British warship.
Upon receipt of tho Information that
the Kroonland had been detained, Acting
Secretary of Stato Lansing notified tho
Consul at Gibraltar that additional de
tails were desired. Following tho re
ceipt ot these details a protest probably
will Ji? made to Great Britain by Am
bassador Tago at London.
State Department officials today pointed
cut tjiat. while copper has been placed
on the conditional contraband list, Great
Britain has no right to detain an Amor
lean vessel headed for a neutral port, no
matter what her cargo Is.
Som weeks ago Great Britain seized
the copper cargoes of ships bound from
the t'nlted StatcB to Holland, on tho
contention that they were rcconslgncrt
through Holland porta to Germany,
where the copper was used In the manu
facture of cannon In tho Krupp factory.
It Is. believed that tho British Govern
ment lias reason to believe that tho
Kroonland copper cargo was ultimately
destined to Austria or Germany.
Tho Stato Department todny wan out
dally notified by tho British Kmbassy
that the Standard OH steamer Brlndllla
had been released at Halifax. The Pla
turla Is now the only Standard Oil ship
$464,919,076 WILL BE
RELEASED BY NEW LAW
Vast Sum Available for Business
When Reserve Banks Open.
WASHINGTON, Oct, 29,-Accordlng to
a statement, Issued by Comptroller of tho
Currency Williams showing the condition
of tho national banks of tho country In
the 12 Federal lleservo Districts na ot
the last call, September 12, the banks
held $&SO,000,OOi) reserves In excess ot what
Is required under the now banking law,
which goes Into effect with the opening
of (he Federal Tteservo banks on No
The present reserve requirements are
1.4fiO,711,3t5; and the new requirements
$W5,7P2,2G9, thus N4,9I9.07 In reserves will
bo released under tho new law. Of this
Amount New Tork city -will contribute
$SS,000,000, Chicago 2t 000,000. St. Louis
$9,000,000, other reserve cities $203,000,000
and the country banks $141,000,000.
Of the $580,000,000 reserves held on Sep
tember 12 In excess of the amount re
quired under the new law thr Boston dis
tort held $53,000,000. $$3,000,000 In New
Tork, $70,000,000 in Philadelphia. $3,000,000
In Clevoland, $21,000,000 In Ilichmond, $14,
OW.OOO In Atlanta, $88,000,000 In Chicago,
$18.000 000 In St. Louis, $13,000,000 In Min
neapolis $57,000,000 In Kansas City, $21,
OCO.OOO In Dallas and $20,000,000 In San
STORIES OF ADVENTURE
FROM EUROPEAN WAR ZONE
BERLIN REPORTS SEVERE
WAR LOSSES BY ALLIES
Hermans In Croatia and Slavonla Ap
peal for Help Against Serbs.
BERLIN. Oct. 2S "Severe losses have
bten sustained by the enemy In the fight
ing in Belgium." It in announced by thp
War Office. "Tho fighting In that region
la marked by extreme violence. The Ger
man soldiers are acquitting themselves
with conspicuous bravery, adhering to all
the noble traditions ot tho army and the
It s said that Germans In Croatia and
Slavonla have appealed for help from the
outrages ot looting Servians. Tho prog
ress of the Servian army Is marked by
devastation and tho slaughter of non
combatants, the Austrlans charge. Thou
sands of persons have been made home
less by Serb Invaders and thousands of
others' are starving because the Servlnns
have destroyed crops and food supplies.
BANKS AND BUSINESS
IN KENSINGTON SHOW
CALAMITY HOWL VAIN
Conditions in Textile District
Prove Penrose Talk of De
pression Unwarranted and
ALLIES' FLEET BOMBARDS
TEUTONS ON BELGIAN COAST
lines Suffer Heavily From Continu
AMSTERDAM, Oct. 2S.
British and French warships are again
taking part In the fighting In northwest
ern Belgium, according to the Sluls cor
respondent of the Telesraaf.
"The fighting Is more violent than that
along the Mouse and Nethe," says the dis
patch. "Tho shells of the British war
ships wrought fearful havoc at Nleuport
nd Ostend. The GormanB havo planted
batteries of heavy artillery pointing sea
ward between Heyst and Dulnberscn,'"
The German commander In Antwerp has
Issued a proclamation, printed in German,
Flemish nnd French, forbidding looting
on penaltv of death. Tho German soldiers
mt'jt pay for all their supplies In Ant
PREMIER URGES LARGER
JAPANESE ARMY AND NAVY
Notable Expansion of Military Equip
ment Is Expected.
TOKIO. Oct. 2S.-At a meeting of partr
leaders tonight Premier Okuma delivered
ail addrp-, urging the Immediate "pan
lon of the Japanese army and navy. In
order to enable the Imperial Government
to ait quickly in the event of an emer
Sency It is ppprtert thnt the now budget, to
oe Introduced soon, will contain the larg
est military fund Japan has known In
LESS IN MODERN BATTLES
But Toll of Life in Present War Is
LON-PON. Oct. 2S.The toll-counted In
heman llves-of the great struggle agalnH
G'rman militarism Is going to bo terribly
heavv. of that there are already un
mistakable Indications, and the women of
he nation must prepare themselves to
ear stoically and courageously the great
eorn1ortanW,1iIC ar". ' ""ding
ilMnr .h". thu know'e1Se that they are
cau,.5 uu husbanJ8 nd sons In the
tlon llbey nd justice and dvlllza-
JUfil"? wrf"-pe Is conducted by such
ill. ii ner'a8eA nu'nbers that the casu
thn lmurt necessarily be far higher
io?.i ,yB?ne day3' but u ,s som9 cn
J1.11 ,0 Know that the percentage of
IwuSLf"1" Wh ,aU has creased con-
whiriT cmpi,rnd with tho battle
tondJuJn" Sht Under moro Prlm'v
wn,!!!i0lih the ,0M ot over 2000 killed and
MM.eVu,Uln,d by ,he Britlsh Ped'
he GV rf0rce ln ,tg flrst engagement with
battle ."""V8 t,,e ,arBest '" Blnirto
en u mt-u!d,lers feU at Inkerman, It vepre-
upon imflm .' r ,l ,s C9rla'n mat close
rftun?'.0.' our ,nen t00k I "
w. if J,ut !' InkBn our losses
enSgea "" ' " "ly 710 men wer
flehUUnhoi M,ualt'M In any one day's
oie? h?"? ,l0Ss of s r cent- On the
inV.nlnd' ?t Waterloo the actual British
' were M9 r. w
Dllrl,,., ... ' rl will.
h'V ,be, war between Itussla and
S llLTi C00CO "ians were killed
IMvuJl and M-000 Japanese, out of
which ffied at,the batU9 f Mukden,
""o lasted nearly a fortnight
nearly a fortnight.
6r$itV PrOfsSCnx Cntla ... Ti.l
tor in il?,"'1 S,orc1' McCartney, Instruc
ylvaaia it at the University of Pn
'ehowshin .lecen,y won the classical
om ' tbe American Academy at
tudiw in ,.." today t0 take "P "
"err don, U,y Doctor McCartney has
c'l ciithi.",'arch wok he"e ior seV'
Bank records In Kensington, the largest
section dovoted to the textile Industry
In this country, discount talcs ot "de
pression" In tho toxtllo trado told by
Senntor Penrose nnd his Organization
lieutenants. The banks show that con
ditions now are far better than In 1310.
Deposits at ono national bank, located
lit the heart ot the textile Industry of
Kensington, are virtually double now
what they were In 1507 and 1908.
The cashier of this bank, which han
dles not only much of the money of
workers, but also Numerous large busi
ness accounts, belloves that lack of In
itiative Is responsible for whatever de
pression may exist at present. He said:
"The trouble these days Is that the
business men lack initiative. "We are
willing to loan money. There doesn't
ceem to be any demand for loans. I
know of no mills being closed. There Is
no reason at all why this city shouldn't
be the greatest ln tho country. T know
of business men now who have contracts
to sell goods to South American firms.
"We are having fewer withdrawals now
than during tho panic of 1907 and 1908.
ine deposits are larger, also."
BANKS SEE NO DEPRESSION.
John G. Sonnebom. cashier of the Ninth
National Bank, at Front and Norrls
streets, made the following signllcant
"There is no serious depression In bust
ness. "What depression exists I can say
Is not of an alarming nature. I'll say
that even If I am a Republican."
Deposit flguros for this bank nlso show
an Increase over previous years.
John S. Bowker, vice president of tho
Industrial Trust, Title and Savings Com
pany, Front and Norrls streets, la an
other of the many Kensington bankers
and business men who believe political
"calamity howlers" nre responsible for
tho present conditions.
He declared that "political spellbind
ers" constantly talking of depression un
doubtedly influence conditions.
CALAMITY HOWLS AN EVIL.
h. L. Turner, vice president of the
Quaker Lace Company, which owns the
largest mill in Kensington and controls
many others, also belloves that calamity
howling politicians are In great part re
sponsible for whatever depression exists.
The Quaker Lace Company Is owned by
"Philadelphia has suffered no more
than many New England cities," said
Mr. Turner. "Of course, there Is a little
dulness, but why should there be any
fuss ovor It? A Philadelphia paper
printed a story a few days ago that the
mills were closed. It wns a brief story,
and T believe It was based on a political
"Tho result was that a nanrr In .'.
Amsterdam. N. v., printed a wild story
that the textile Industry In Philadelphia
was crippled. That sort of publicity
hurts. Conditions today are not as bad
as they were In the panic year. Collec
tions are not bad. They are a little
slow, but that Is to he expected. We
haven't dropped any of our forw. We
have about 2000 workers on short time.
Business will become normal. There
Isn't a general depression In business In
Kensington and what depression exists
is not of an alarming nature. A good
editorial In the shape of a warning to
Diiretimiancra ivuiiui neip a great deal."
Mr. Turner has been in the textile busi
ness 10 years He worked his way to his
present rosltlon from that of an office
A Kensington pawnbroker, whose In
terest charges are low and who there
fore gets the Indorsement of merchants
declares that the workers are not pledg
ing as much Jewelry as they did in
LABORING MEN AGAINST PENROSE.
Some of the men who now criticise
Penrose for talking depression In Ken
sington hung up pictures of the Senator
In their mills a few weeks ago with tho
request that employes vote for him. In
vestigation among the workers led to the
discovery that the labor men are against
Penrose. Borne of the Americanized citi
zens who know nothing of political con
ditions In the State say they will vote
for Penrose because they have been told
better labor conditions exist under Re
C. H. Pirson, a member of tho board
of directors of 13. F. Houghton & Co.,
id and Somerset streets, makes the fol
"Wo have cut down our staff some
what, but the persons dropped were all
dead wood. Conditions are bad today.
but our men are earning more now than
they did In 1910. Just now we are "work
ing at about 20 per cent, of normal. I
urge that this calamity talk be stopped."
Mm. Llvron, a French woman, writing
from Solssons to her sister at Nyon, near
Geneva, explains how she kissed ln Joy
"a great big British guardsman."1
"For nearly two weeks," she writes,
"wo had nine German soldiers billeted ln
our small house, some coming, some go;
Ing, but they wore always nine. Most
of them were peasants and dirty.
"They took all our beds, and myself
and the three children were obliged to
tla on blankets on the floor. They seised
everything eatable In the house, and ate
before us while we were all starving, and
would not even glvo the children some
bread, thoughLucle, the boldest, begged
for It. I was heart-broken
"Suddenly one morning about 6 a. m.
there was a terrible noise. I thought we
were going to be bombarded. But no.
The British were coming.
"All tho Germans fled like pigeons,
after treating tts so badly. I shouted
after them, 'Gontlemch, wait a bit, the
uruisn wish to speak to you.'
"An hour later tho British entered
Solssons. Mon Dleul What big fellows,
but they are ot the guard which protects
the King of England at Londin. I Jump
ed on tho shoulders of the flrst Anglais
that entered tny house you know I am
petite and kissed him. Poor soldier, he
wai much embarrassed.
"lie did not speak French and I know
no English. It Is a pity. But, sister, It Is
a pity to send such fine, big men to be
"Do you know what the British soldiers
ld? They cleaned the house entirely, and
learning my story, mostly by signs, went
sut and brought mo In food. The stayed
twn dajB and then went northwards.
"I shnll never forget the kindness and
forpthoughfof the British. May they
Humor Is not lacking at the British re
cruiting ntatkins. as this anecdote from
"A dilettante who could not get a com
mission ln the army has Just Joined the
rank. Ho Is a bit particular about his
clothes In the ordinary course of events,
and now that he has been served out
with his khaki It !s difficult to hold him.
He Is full of complaints about the differ
ence In tho shade of his Jacket com
pared with the color of the trousers,
while his puttees aro quite different from
cither his trousers or Jacket. When he
complained to his sergeant about It, that
worthy, an old soldier, said sweotly to
him: 'Never mind, dear, the puttees
match your beautiful brown eyesT That
How a "sniper" was "snlned" Is graph
ically told by a private of a West Riding
"The German had killed several of our
fellown before I knocked him over. As
they wore going through a gate "plff"
and down they went. We knew by the
sound that the rifleman could not be far,
nnd we kopt looking out for him, for there
were no large bodies of Germans about.
At last I saw a flash coming from a.
tree, nnd I took two alms at him, and
then wo saw lilm swaying to and fro,
dead as a nail, but tied with a rope to
The conduct of Colonel and Mme. von
Wlnterfoldt. the former Germnn military
attache at rarls, before the war, Is amus
Ingly commented on by a French writer.
He first gives an alleged sample of
Mme. von Wlntorfeldt's manners. He
Bays that one day nfter dinner she lighted
a cigarette and put her feet, which were
neither small nor fine, on the table and
"Our maneuver at Sedan wns truly ad
mirable." An officer who was present replied:
"Yes, but you learned It at Jena."
When Baron von Schocn, the German
Ambassador to France, brought tho dec
orations which the Kaiser had bestowed
on those who had been nttendlng Colonel
von Wlnterfoldt, he remarked to tho snmo
"The Emperoi my master, deigns to
grant you tho Iron Cross."
"1 deign to accept It," retorted the
English papers nre printing a new re
cruit song with tho request that readers
learn tho refrain and sing It on nil public
occasions. This Is the chorus of "Tour
King nnd Country Wants You":
Oh. we don't want to Io you,
Tlut we think you ousht to go,
For your King and your Country
Both need you ro.
We shall want you and mien you,
Tlut with all our might and main
VTe will thnnk you, cheer you, klet you
When you come back again!
A London department store has of
fered to submit for sale, naturally with
out commissions, In Its windows and
showrooms any trinkets, embroideries,
small articles of furniture, stationery,
china, etc., which kind-hearted and pa
triotic people wish to be tunned Into
hard cash for charitable purposes In
connection with the war. Tho proceeds
will be sent to any fund of this kind
named by the owner, In his or her namo.
SPIRIT OF CHARITY
Red Cross Head Declares
Moral Influence Is as Po
tent as Active Work in War
REVOLT OF BOERS
MORE SERIOUS, BUT
OF LIMITED SCOPE
Individual, Not National,
Grievances Inspire South
African Rebellion, Says
THAT BELONGS HERE
Steamship Interests and Rail
roads Declared to Be Dis
criminating in Favor of
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23. It was at a
session of a fashionable housemaids' sew
ing circle. Tho little French maid had
been saying harsh things about tho Ger
mans In her expresslvo mother tongue.
When sho subsided another housemaid
ventured to say that she wanted the hos
pital supplies she was sewing to bo for
warded to England only. Right there
the little French maid exploded again.
"Humanity knows no nationality," sho
said In a flash. "These things shall go
to all nations."
This anecdote was related today by
Miss Mabel Boardman, active head of
the American Red Cross, to Illustrate the
part women are playing In the war.
"Tho Idea that humanity knows no
nationality," she said, "Is tho thing that
Is making -women strong ln this war.
Woman's ministration on tho battlefield
and woman's nld at home mean that after
this great war Is over there Is going to
bo a better International spirit. Wounded
soldiers aro going back home to toll that
women on the battlefields ot a foreign
land were kind to them.
"Then, too, women are spreading the
spirit of charity. They nre taking the
human element to the battlefields, and
they are preventing many soldiers from
feeling that they must rotallatc for actual
or fancied atrocities of tho enemy. That
Is what I call tho woman's Influence on
the moral questions Involved In war."
But woman Is paying a terrible price.
Miss Boardman declared. She must stay
at homo while loved ones nre fighting In
the trenches. She must suffer tho torture
of silence or worse, the torture of know
ing that her loved ones havo been killed
But woman's part In tho world, after the
war Is over, can be more Influential than
ever, Miss Boardman held. She favored
js formation of a non-polrtlcnl woman s
l "nnrtv" which would deal with affairs not
Involving business or politics.
"Such a party," she said, 'could lond Its
Influence toward permanent peace, and Its
Influence would bo ono of tho strongrat
Influences to maintain this. The Indi
vidual and the mass must be educated to
abhor war, to bo willing to submit to arbi
tration, and to have a sort of world po
liceand women can play their part In
fostering this spirit hereafter."
GERMANS RAIN HEAVY
SHELLS UPON NIEUP0RT
Violent Bombardment Forcea Allies'
Gunners From Intrenchments.
ANTWERP, Oct. 28. Nleuport Is being
subjected to a terrible bombardment from
heavy howitzers. Shrapnel shells In a
never-ending stream ars searching every
Btrcet and doing vast damage.
Further to the southeast along the line
of tho Yscr between Mannekensvere and
Remscappelle the firing Is also tremen
dous. It became evident that the Ger
mans are taking advantage ot tho mist
prevailing by pressing home the attack
on a grand scale.
The firing "was tremendous throughout
the afternoon. There seemed no cessa
tion to the continuous roar of iruns. About
5 o'clock the situation changed for the
worse. The road leading to the town was
blocked by a crowd of wounded soldiers
who had been forced by the severity of
the Gorman flro to leavo their badly con
For six days those men gallantly held
their position and during this time their
losses had been very heavy. Now had
come tho moment when human nature
could stand no morn of this continuous
strain. Two batteries of artillery also
retreated and several machine gun sec
tions. The retirement became perfectly order
ly directly thn outskirts of tho town were
reached nnd the units rapidly rallied.
OFF VIRGINIA COAST
MONACO PRINCE APPEALS ,
AGAINST GERMAN RANSOM
Complains to Neutrals of $500,000
Levy on French Chateau.
LONDON, Oct. M-Tho Prince ot Mon
aco has nddressed nn nppcal to the Gov
ernments' of neutral nations, the Ex
change Telegraph Company's Paris cor
respondent says, against the demnnd by
tho Germans for a ransom of 2,500,000
francs (JM0.O00), on tho threat that If ho
refuses they will blow up the Prince's
Chnteau do Marchals, near Rhelms.
The Germans aro now In possession of
Buried Five Feet in Sand
and Efforts to Float Vessel
By J. VT. T. MASON
NEW YORK, Oct. 28.-The mutiny of
General Do Wet and General Beyers In
the Union of South Africa Is a more
serious affair than tho Initial revolt led
by Lieutenant Colonel Marltz.
De Wet and Meyers have far higher
qualities of leadership than Marltz pos
sesses and their prestige Is capable of
exerting more pressure on the Boers to
Join the uprising. Nevertheless, the
chances are very'much against serious
consequences following the attempted
At most the British troops In South
Africa may have to be kept within their
own boundaries during the war, this pos
sibly saving the German colonies from
capture. This would bo In Itself a de
cided victory for Germany, but such an
outcomo Is by no means certain.
The attitude of Portugal will play an
Important part In the development of
the situation. Eleven thousand Portu
guese troops are believed to have been
takon to South Africa on British trans
ports since the war began. Germany's
Invasion of Angola Indicates Berlin's be
lief that the troops are destined for use
against the German colonies, to forestall
which Germany ha begun an offensive
campaign against Portuguese possessions.
The Portuguese probably wilt not be
used to suppress the South African up
rising, untess the situation becomes very
serious. They will doubtless be sent Into
German East and West Africa to prevent
German assistanoe being sent to the
Boers and to prepare the way for British
operations If tho Boer revolt can be
Tlircn considerations work against the
success of tho Marltz-De Wet-Beyers mu
tiny. The time that has elapsed since
the Boer War haa given an opportunity
for thn Boers to compare their greater
prosperity under present conditions than
under the Kruger regime. Secondly, the
Boer are not hero worshipers. They are
Individualists, which fact made them such
remarkable guerrilla fighters during their
war against England It years ago.
That same trait will now work to cause
each Boer, very largely, to make up his
own mind for himself In the present
crisis. Despite the prestige of De Wet
and Beyers, the Boers probably will not
be stampeded Into mutiny en masse.
The final, and without doubt the most
Important, fact that will operate against
a serious revolt Is the full self-government
Great Britain has granted to the
Boera. The British possessions In South
Africa where Britons predominate among
the white population have been united
with the Transvaal and the Orange River
Colony, where the Boers so far outnum
ber the Britons as to give Uiem a racial
majority in the South African Govern
ment. In actual fact, therefore, despite
the British victory In the South African
war, the Boers now rfle the Britons there
"under a Parliamentary regime.
The Boers possess as much freedom. In
Tact, as If they were wholly Independent,
and they enjoy greater prosperity and
have their freedom guaranteed without
charge by the British Imperial forces.
These circumstances seem to lead to the
conclusion that the present revolt will
be largoly confined to those Boers who
have personal, and not national, grudges
and spite to repay.
VARE PREFERS 0T METHOD
Domination and discrimination on tho
part of steamship conferences working
In conjunction with railroads are tho
factors Increasing the business of the port
of New Tork beyond any previous rec
ords, while business hero Is less than
normal, merchants and manufacturers de
clare. In reply, the steamship Interests
say lack of support by merchants and
manufacturers Is hurting the business of
A certain porccntago of the freight
which mokes It possible for New York
to break records, despite war conditions,
should go In or out of this port, becnuse
It represonts shipments to and from mer
chants and manufacturers of Philadel
phia and Its environs, maritime authori
Inadequate and obsolete steamship serv
Ico hero is the reason merchants and
manufacturers send shipping through
Now York, It Is declared.
One man prominently Identified with the
business of the port said today that In
stead of raising a huo and cry for the
South American trade, which cannot he
adjusted for some time, the business men
should go after the trado at home. Ho
pointed out tho Increased exportatlons of
grain from Montreal, Now York, Balti
more, New Orleans and Galveston and
compared It with the meagre shipments
from thH city. He said that somo notion
should bo taken by tho Commercial Ex
change to obtain some of this business.
Members of tho Commercial Exchange
declare they are pursuing a "watchful
waiting" policy and something will be
done soon. In the meantime other ports
are capturing enormous business.
P, F. Young, general manager of the
International Mercantile Company, said
the Import and export business was hi Isle,
but that his lines, the Atlantic Trans
port, American and Holland American
were able to care for It. He paid thero
was no freight congestion and he did not
look for any.
Mr. Young admitted that a certain per
centage of freight of high class and per
ishable character was shipped from New
York ln preference ti this city because
of thn swifter service.
N. B. Kelly, secretary of the Chamber
of Commerce, In commenting on the re
cent failure to establish a steamship serv
ice between this city and South America,
said that the steamship companies pro
Jectlng such lines would have to hold
regular sailings for several months In
order to assure the shippers that they
would be sure of a vessel at certain times
A sporadic service was not desired. Many
of the local exporters have long term con
tracts with steamship companies out of
New York. Mr. Kelly said, and this
would prevent them giving Immediate sup
port to a new company.
"Philadelphia has always been given
the poorest transatlantic service." an
other shipper said. "The boats are slow
and obsolete in the passenger and first
class freight service. Other ports, such
as Boston and Baltimore, both of which
threaten to wrest the position as second
American port from this city, are favored
by the steamships and railroads, which
en&Dies mem to leap ahead while Phlla
delphla crawls along."
RED CROSS SHIP TO SERVIA
American Society Will Send Relief
Vessel S500 Gift.
WASHINGTON. Oct. 28.-Tho American
Red Cross has announced that another
Bhlp with three surgeons and 12 Red Cross
nurses will bo sent to Servla within a
Among the contributions received at
tho Red Cross headquarters here todny
was a check for &00 from the Graduate
Nurses' Club, of Wnterbury, Conn.
PORTUGAL CALLS ALL
NAVAL RESERVES TO FLAG
Brigade to Go to West Africa, Where
German Invasion Is Reported.
LISBON, Oct. 28. All classes of the
naval reserves have been summoned to
A naval brigade of 600 will go to An
gola, Portuguese West Af.lca, at the be
ginning of November to rclnforco the
expeditionary force operating there.
It Is reported that the Germans havo
Invaded Portuguese West Africa.
SCION OF ASTORS WOUNDED
Son of William Waldorf Astor on
British Casualty Iiist.
LONDON, Oct. 28.
Captain John Jacob Astor, First Life
Guards, son of William Waldorf Astor,
was -wounded In battle In France. His
namo appears in the list of casualties
made public this evening.
A casualty list dated October 23, re
ported 16 o fflcers killed, 35 wounded and
23 missing. Among the wounded nre
Brigadier General C. T. McM. KavanagH
and Lieutenant Colonel E. B. Cook, First
Life Guards; Lloutenant Colonel A. F.
H. Ferguson, Second Life Guards, and
Lieutenant Colonel B. E. Ward, Middle
NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 25.-A subsiding
northeaster today left the torpedoboat
destroyer Paulding stranded broadside
and Imprisoned by a Band bar off Lynn
haven Inlet. The crew Is safe on board,
but heavy serta mado futllo nil Bllempta
to float tho vessel today. 11 Is doubted
whether she can ho hauled vtt.
Tho galo carried tho boat over n deep
sand bar nnd left her between the ba
and tho shore ullh her hull luiilnH five
ff.t In the sand nnd one propeller cover
ed The lightest seas wnsh over her low
It Is thought sand pumps will have to
h used nnd a channel cut to the sea It
th Paulding Is floated.
Great hardships worn endured last
night by the Pnuldlng's crew. Many
woro lire preservers all night, hr o'D
ctrs braving the decks, smothered under
spray and foam from tho surf lashed
hy the diminishing khIc Uxtlrmo cold
ndded to tho rigors of thuso aboard.
The destroyers Burrows nnd .louett nIo
grounded during the northeast gnle ear'y
jeMcrdny. were put in iltydock at Nor
folk Navy Yard today for repairs. Tho
Burrows had a small hole rent in her
bow and tho .Touott lost a propeller
MAN HELD AS GIRL'S SLAYER
Butcher Accused of Having Choked
Her to Death.
COLUMBUS, O., Oct. 2S. Gcorgo Myem,
27, a butcher, was arrested hero todav on
a charge of murder shortly after tlie
body of Silas Joslo Garner was found t
the home of her parents. Finger marl-s
on the girl's throat led police to believe
shn had been strangled to death.
According to tho police. Myers quar
reled with the girl when ho found a rrl
at her home, and inter, when the rival
had stepped out. choked her.
Police say Myers' wlfo complained to
them last night that her husband was
paying attention to another woman and
neglecting her and her 10-year-old son.
From near Hot Spring, Ark. Ture.
palntahle ami delicious. Filled with
Health rrrRerrlng nnd Health
Ask for Information and testimonials
Mountain Valley Water Co.
SS-CO SOUTH TWELFTH ST.
Phone Walnut U407
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I ttPTEL DENN1IS
ATLANTIC CITY N.J.
Provide a charm of comfort nnd
ease amidst iharai-t- rtntlr environ
ment that has established It as an
ideal seashore homo
Directs 4,n the ocean front.
WALTER .7. UUZBT.
STOIin (IPCVS 8.30 A. M. CLOSES AT fi.BO V. M.
OUR MANUFACTURERS' SALE
Continues to Give Remarkable Bargain Specials Throughout Our
Entire Establishment. Great Savings on New, Seasonable Merchandise.
79c & $1.49
For boys and girls of
4 to 14 years.
TOT DI3PT. FIFTH
HATS TRIMMED FREE OF CHARGE
Tt la a prudent thing
lieinupe they havo tli,
irreatPSt value; the
nicreti.inrilHo tlioy so
i 'it f is of the highest
LARGEST PURCHASE and
GREATEST SALE OF
Ever made by any retail store that we know of
Kntlrr Muck of .1. llliHimflrli! (.. nc,v York. Fresh, new, clenn, Ihiir
oughlr lip-to-dlUr atyllth hntH, iiml joii pny only
A Third or Their Real Value
$1.50 Velvet Hats..ijQr $2.00 Plush Hats.. .fifir
Fine duality velvet hi black nnd
somo colors. Shown m tin- popular
medium and small shapes.
$1.25 Velvet OQ.
Turbans ... -?-'
Various medium and Fmall
shapea In hl.iclc and som rolois
Kreet pile plush In blaiK. navv, pur
nlo and bronn in thn faahmnnbl,
trlcorn shape Also some ll.i k vel
"t turbans. One style IIIiinI rated.
$3 Colored Felt Hals, 9,1c
Large shapes with light rolnrni
topst nnd Mark velwt f.-icins-" Alio
all-bldck with velvet facing.
$2.25 Black and Colored
Velvet Hals at 7Q0
All the larga and t.ihhlonahle
dress shapes in fine velet Quite
a xarietx nf colors One Pictured.
$4.50 Dress Hats, $1.45
Fashionable modpls of fine bla-ii
I.' ons silk velvet.
WE TRIM Af.L HATS
FREE OF CHARGE
FIRST Fl.non, NORTH
You'll Certainly A&
mire These Attractive
ii uiii uum j
URGES BIGGER POLICE FORCE
WILMINGTON; Del. Oct M.-The, re
port of Chlsf of Police George Black, pre
sented to the Police Commission, strongly
advocates an increase of the force.
John 13. Taylor, formerly superintendent
of the Philadelphia police force, recently
recommended the enlargement of th
tove, and To-ncll Is expected to take
i p the matter soon.
Complains of Btreet Cleaning Speclfi-
cations That Foster Competition.
Contractor Edwin II. Vare. who nr.
rises a virtual monopoly over Philadel
phia's street cleaning contracts, com
plained yesterday to Director Cooke, of
the Pepartment of Public Works, against
the specifications for street cleaning ln
Director Cooke planned the 19ts ipecl
flcatlons with the Intent of breaking
Vare's monopoly over the contract Ha
separated the collection of ashes from the
cleaning of streets In the specification
and subdivided the street cleaning con
tacts for the purpose of giving small
contractors with limited equipment a.
chance at the work.
WAR HALTS GERMAN SCHOOLS
40,000 Teachers Now Fighting for
COPENHAGEN. Oct JS.-A dispatch
from Purlin says that It has been found
Impossible In Germany to start the publla
schools this fall In normal manner, as
there are t,0 German school teachers
at the front, a fifth of the entire number
of school teachers in Germany In ordl
RAFT ADRIFT IN SHOTS' PATH
WASHINGTON. Oct. 3S.-One of the
huge target rafts being used in the target
practice of the battleships outside of
Chesapeake Hay broke away last night
and is drifting south ln the path of ships
Captain Hodgers, of the battleship Dela
ware, informs tho Navy Department that
efforts will be made to locate the raft
when the weather moderates. It was last
seen In latitude M.67 north, longitude 75.44
I - t0F
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New Coats & Suit
at our Manufacturers' Sale presents at such crtraarfUnard, lo
ices. "Philadelphia Made" has its aim,-.- iu thr-... ,;nt ,. t.
the suits were made by Messrs. PERLBERG & COOPER, nf 7 it Arch
street, whose (jarments possess charm of style and chic attractiveness.
Women's & Misses' Stunning
New $16.50 Tailored Suits
One of teveral distinctive models is
These suits are of line quality all-wool
cheviot and of medium-weight serge,
in navy blue, black, brown, Holland
blue, and green. The coats are lined
with guaranteed satin, and the several
models an- each notably stylish In cut.
making; them especially desirable anil
at such an uncommonly low price as
Women's and Misses'
$22.50 Fall $"1 J 7C
Suits for.. l.O
There are a dozen smart i e sivles
in line serge, gabardine. hi-iut "and
other desiiable iiitwln hintiiik. In th
leading Blia.Us f th,- . .i.-,hi u . Iu Iiiie
green, daik brown utid U.'llu.. .1 blue
Thp I'linli r) friim IiIh 1,-hbII, In
Hie miiiKciT ir.-liu-li ml I u cult-, and
rr rirct-llvrl trimmed tillli fur
rubrics, pint, ur vlH culUr uutl
(-HIT nnd rlclil Kuril ttllli Kiluruu-
Unl sullu. Mrl lire Ih rhulrr (
oUe tup unit olile-plullfil t-Hfret.
Women's and $1 O fif.
Misses' $20 Coats -OU
Veu and stylish toppers
Styles in $M.50 Top $Q on
Coats at O.yU
Thst art iu both uonuu's and misses'
Of plaids and kerseis tu two fue mUf t
and mixture I'huuo of , .u , iijl.th .,,
full-lenzth tles. all u ill. .,,,.!. ..,,
A x ' 'ant. ah S 01. h at,d Knglutt coat in c , f 4" l,el,lr ,"-1" '" '"" " ernbli
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