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WINTRY OR MILD?
Cold Weather Makes Good
Birds, Warm Weather Bad
Ones, and Result Rules the
On lonely farm down In Virginia a
woman In feeding a nock o turkeys nnd
looking up at the October sky for weather
signs; her eyes scorch the clouds anx
iously as she wonders -what weather the
taming few weeks trill bring. And In
Texas, Delaware, Naif Jersey, Pennsyl
vania, everywhere turkeys are raised,
farmers are asking the earner question.
For the weather between now and
ThanksgiviRS will be the Hreat faotor In
determining thi quality and the price ot
the turkeys which will appear In thn
rhfladelphla markets before long. If
the weather remains open, so the bird'
may roam about tn search of food, they
will be scrawny, muscular fowls without
much fat. On the. other hand, It several
weeks of blustering weather and cold
winds swwp over the farms and the
turkeys do not range far, they will be
come fat and plump-marketable tur
keys. T'nllke other fowls, turkeys enn
not be penned up In good weather and
fattened successfully. Bad wither makes
good turkeys; good weather makes bad
turkeys. If weather Is fair and the
birds do not show good condition, many
turkey raisers will not kill their birds,
but will save thorn for the Christmas
market. If this occurs turkeys may be
scarce thl year and the price will be
correspondingly higher. Last year thou
sands of turkeys spoiled became they
were not disposed of at Thanksgiving
and their condition when killed did not
allow them to hold op under colrt wa.
until the Christmas demand. Tho farm
era may profit by this lesson.
HIGH PRICES PROPHESIED.
Judging from the prilling high price
of other poultry and meat' commission
men and poultry dealer expect turkeys
to be mora expensive 'man usual this
Thanksgiving. One man prophesied that
the wholesale price will be as high as
11 cents a pound, dreswd, and the re
tall price 31 cents. The average retail
price predicted was about O cents. Tho
European war, bugaboo for prices of all
commodities, is not espect-d to play an
important part In fixing the number of
turkeys that will be sold this year, be
cause the public insists on having turkey
at Thanksgiving no matter how scarce
money mav be.
There are practically no turkeys In
Philadelphia storage houses now Tber
are slaughtered in the fall and winter,
and. because of the law compellng the
cold storage product to be sold within
10 months, the storage rooms are well
rleared of the birds by the end of sum
mer, although hotels oo.u-e a small de
mand for them the vear around
This -eason's van sard of turkeys
that will supply Philadelphia tables is
expected within tin nest two weeks.
The We3t probably will furnish tho first
birds, which will be killed and put in the
refrigerator card befora the Eastern
turkevs are slaughtered. A week before
Thanksgiving the buds will be arriv ng
from the nearer points. Delaware, t lie
Pennsylvania counties, Now .ler.v. -Virginia,
and the turke niaiket will open
with a rush The birds which are not
disposed of at Thanksgiving will be put
In cold storage foi r'hristmaa. the goal
for which the Thanksgiving turkey ma"
ket Is but a stepplmj-stone-
HELD UP BY HIGHWAYMEN
AT7TH AND SPRING GARDEN
Bobbers Take S53, Gold Watch and
Diamond From 0. F, Danra.
Two men are being sought by the
police todav Ii the hold-up of Cbaile.
K. Daum, of ".1 Marshall stitt, at 7th
and Spring Garden streets Threw men
took 153, a gold watch Bnd chain and a
diamond locket from Daum N'one of the
loot has been recovered.
Frank Frank, of ZZi North Franklin
street, was held for court bv Magistrate
nelcher Patrick Casey, of Lancaster,
happened to be at the 10th snd Uutton
wood streets station when Franks was
arraigned He testified that he met the
man in a saloou last night and that
Franks pointed a revolver at his head
Daum had beon bowling :u the Turn
gemelnde. Brojd street and Columbia ave
nue, and was walking east on Spring
i.anlen at 7th street when three men
halted him and asked him for a mutch.
A lie reached Into nts pocket two of
them shoved revolvers in his face and
demanded his monev and valuable-).
After they had searched him thoroughly
the men ran down Marshall street.
Daum told Policeman Bransfleld, who
M or ted In pursuit Just blow Spring
Garden street he met Frank leaving an
alley. The man could not give any satis
factory explanation of his movements,
so Branstleld took him back up the alley
and found a 33 rullbre revolver, fully
loaded, in hts prxkel.
MEAT WRAPPERS' WEIGHT
"Virdin Says Publio Must Wot be
Charged for Paper.
The faet that certain commodities are
Inclosed In wrapper? for sanltar rea
sons and not because their preservation
or delivery demands It will not be toler
ated In Philadelphia as an eicus for
Including such a wrapper In the stated
weight of the commodity, according to
John Virdin, superintendent of tin Bu
reau ol Weights and Measures.
The regulation affects princlpallr deal
eis In hams and bacons, who are ac
customed to wrap unit quantities of meat
In paper and burlap.
"1' do not care." said Mr. Virdin.
'for what reason a package is wrapped
AH we are here for Is to Insure things
o that the purchaser may know accu
rately how miu-h of the article he is
buying he is actually getting. No mat
ter how sanitary a thing may be. we do
not want anybody to pay for tin foil
pa par or burlap at the prevailing price of
It has also been announced that the
tlms limit for substituting the nm milk
bottle for the old type w January 1 It
U required that the new bottUs bavo
the set capacity of the bottle blown in
MACK'S DAUGHTER TO WED
Miss McdilHcuddy Will Become
Bride of It, F. McCtunbridge.
Miss Margaret V. McGIIUcuddy. daugh
ter of Connie Mnck, manager ot the
Athletics, and Robert F. McCnmbrldge
of Chicago, will be married next Moii
dnv afternoon In the Church of the HoK
Souls, 19tlt nnd Tloja streets. The an
nouncement was not Burptlslng ns lhe
have been sweethearts since schooldays
The bride will be given In marrtnga b
her father. Following the rernmonv the
manager ot the Athletics will give a ro
cepiton at his home, 3119 West Ontario
street. Miss McGIIUcuddy nnd Mr. Mc
t'ambtldge nro 21 years ot nge Two
yenrs ago Mr. MoCnmbrldne left this eltv
for Chicago, where he has been engnged
In the contracting business. Ills new
home will be at Hit Wlnonn avenue,
SCOUTS TO SHOW
SKILL IN MEL
Two Thousand Boys Will
Drill and Compete for
Prizes at Annual Meet
Hoy Scouts will have their day on Sattir- '
day. Two thousand nnd more of them
will be at the Philadelphia- Baseball I
Park grounds .uroaa nna iiummsuun
Btreets, participating In the fourth an
nual field day of the Philadelphia troops.
Mayor ninnkenburg, Director Portor,
Scout Commissioner Hart and mnny other
prominent PhUndelphlans will attend tho
mfet. Scout activities, beginning at 2 SO.
will last all afternoon, and nt the end
prines for.-work during the summer will
It Is the first time Unit Philadelphia
has had a good opportunity to see the
Boy Scouts in action. Heretofore the
field da has been part of tho exer
cIsps at out-of-town camps. The events
In the held day at the baseball park
will be examples of the work the scouts
were oiganlzed to prform.
Forty troops of scouts, the comple
ment of the Philadelphia Council, nro
training for tho trim that will be neces
sary to win In contests on Saturday
Some of th troops are learnlns rescue
work from members of tho Fire De
partment, while drlllmasters of Uie
police aro training others In intricate
Doctor ITart. Director Porter, T Trux
ton Hate and Charles Longstreth will
award prizes. Interest Is being centred
in the roMulta of a "fly swatting" con
test. The contest cloned when the last
flv had died from Iho cold, but the
scout executives delayed the aw aril for
neld day One scout Is said to have
killed two bushels of fllef Itecords of
the fly-wattlng contests aie on nlo with
the scout masters. They will be pre
sented to the Judge on Saturday
MANT NOVEL.TIF.S ON PP.OGP.AM.
The semaphore signaling conttst is one
of the events lool,d forward to with
Interest. During this event a meSbuge
from President Wilson will be wlg-wgged
across the nld The mitmge wa.- de
livered to Walter 8. Cowing, soout execu
tive. toda He will turn It over tu the
head of the signal corps before the con
The fuldc" race will be a novltr This
cvont will btip-ln with the teams en
camped and lined up before their tnts.
At a signal the tentH wilt bo "struck."
wiappd for the march nnd the tams
will start off. The first obstacle will be
fallen tries Tor this purpose telegraph
polrts will be used "Each scout, - savs
the Instructions, "must walk down the
tioea without falling off or droppinu the
tents and other equipment "
After that the teams will come to a
"Btn-am" with an 'Island" In the centre.
f.u..ics pegsed out on the u!d will
represent the stream Kfli'OBsary material
for building bridgeH will lie nearby, and
It Is up to the seoutb to throw them
across and reach the Island and the other
After that there win be a fence, through
which the teams roust climb nlthout
tearing the tents. When th-v have gone
that far the contestants speed for the
grandstand as fast as they can go and
set ubo.u pluhing tlwtr tents one more
The team which first pitches its tent
and builds a camp fire will be the winner
Among the other events will be a setting-up
drill, the wood chopping contest,
the bandaging contest, barrel tilting, Paul
Revere race, stretcher race and a tug-of-war.
BULL DOG ROUTS INTRUDER
Canine Boares Would-be Thief From
A net bulldog which nad been presented
to Dttk Harle, of the old 'Phillies."
by "harles Uooin, refused to be caught
napping this morning and sved several
hundred dollars belonging to Harley, and
Incidently secured a "tropin." making him
a prle winner of tne nrst oraer.
Harley has a saloon at 1813 Market
street. Early this morning some ono
opened the side door, walked In and
turned aronnd and then ran, out. The
bulldog, howevar, caught him as he
turned This morning, proudly wagging
bis tail and holding a piece of the in
truder's trousers in his mouth, the dog
greeted the surprised saloon keeper at
The saloon ot William McManus, 1513
Market street, was entered and robbed
of stock valued at 520 earl this morning
William D Ferrj. of MWMcKean street,
reported to the police that 72 in Jewelry
bad been stolen from hie home.
BABY'S TEARS FREE MOTHER
Magistrate Lets Mrs. Semtle go When
Little Boy Pleads.
The tears and pleading of a S-yearvolu"
boy for the discharge of his mother pre
vailed upon Magistrate Steienson, at the
East Qirard avenue (station this morn
ing, to let the mother. Mrs. Alvlna Sem
tle. 3! years old go free under a sua
ponded sentence of three nionthj to the
House of Correction
Mrs Semtle was arrested on the charge
of drunkenness and neglecting the hild
brought by Miss Marguerite Stuart, of
the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty
WEST PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS MEN OPEN
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VICTIMS OF IAR
Shower Gifts Upon Christ
mas Ship Pavilion While
Garments and Toys Are
TJesplt the emphatic announcements by
the Child Federation that no gifts would
be received at the Christmas Ship 'pa
vilion after yesterday, a stream of con
tributors started early this morning to
bring In belated remembrances for tho
Nine huge creates still remain to be
unpacked. In addition to a Inrge consign
ment tent hy someone who has remem
bered overv nation ot the Allies, includ
Today Miss Ulsle Stuart and her pur
chasing committee will continue the bus
lnw of investing tho JSOvO cash con
tributions In warm clothing, thus sup
plementing tho donations. So, when the
Philadelphia, shipment is finally sent to
the Jason, not much will be lacking of
what little orphans ought to have on
Christmas morn to make them warm and
Ovt.r In the CurtH Publishing Com
pany's lug warehouse packing cases rilled
with the gifts are being stored up to
await tho final shipment. As fast ns the
tiucks can carry them thev are being
brought from the pavilion, and that little
building resembles nothing so much aa a
department store on cloarlns-out day.
BLUECOAT CAPTURES YOUTH
AFTER FLIGHT OVER ROOFS
Shots Plred and Then. Struggle En
sues Near Edge.
Revolver shota fired at a fiVeing youth
earlv today arousl lealdents In the
nelghoorhood ot 5th nnd Wharton streets
and ended In his capture after a struggle
near the edge of a house roof.
A flickering light In the kitchen of an
unoccupied house, at &23 Wharton street,
caused Patrolman AMmhn. of the 7th and
Carpenter streets station, to investigate.
As tho policeman entered the house he
fund the kitchen floor covered with gas
fixtures and lad pipe Nearby stood
Lulgt Vlsco. M years old, 1101 North Dar
len street, who was dismantling gas fix
tures. . ,. , . ,
Vlsco fled to the loof and Whnlen fol
lowed. In a chase over the roofs of sev
eral houses, the pollcoman fired several
shots. Then a struggle ensued on the
roof of 557 Wharton street and Vlsco sur-
He was held In 5M bail for a ftnthet
KNIGHTS OF THE ROAD AMUSE
POLICE, WHO PASS THE HAT
Soldiers of Fortune, Back Prom Klon
dike, Start for China.
Two soldiers of fortune, one a French
man nd the other a mission, left this
city today bound for China Guests at
the Ridge and Mldva'.e avenues police
station last night, thej gave strange
namei and addresses for even foielgnera
to have. The Frenchman eald he waa
Kddle Martin. II years old of "57 Rllen
street. Massachnsetts," while the other
said he was Stanley O'Neal, 17 years old,
of "16 Main street, Massachusetts."
Martin said that his father, who Is ft
general in the French army, (.ent him
out to eee the world a month before the
outbreak of the war Chancing to meet
O'Neal, who was also looking for ad
venture, the young men started for the
Klondike They reached Dawson, but
soon started east agoln. When their
funds gave out the men said that they
supported themselves by selling matches.
The young wanderers entertained the
policemen with descriptions of their
homes In Europe clever enough to Btart
a collection for them.
Used Brass Knuckles on Negroes
A pair of brasa kunckles said to have
been used by Barney Rellly, a Negro, 1319
Lombard street, to convince Carrie
"Whartwnbarry. a. Negress. 18 Rodman
street, his laundrcuw, that he should not
pay for laundry torn and minus buttons,
resulted in Barne being sent to the Hj ise
of I'orrectton for ten djvs tn niun ,ng
by Magistrate H&gerty tn the Uth and
Pita streets station.
V ' jfrio-JPHtr n wnMnrnri -4S
BUSINESS MEN SEE
GREAT GROWTH FOR
Banqueters Learn Cross
town Line Has Been
Pledged for Fifty-sixth
The outlining ot the transit program
for Philadelphia, the pledging of a
double-track car lino on 56th street and
tho prediction that West Philadelphia In
10 jeara will eclipse Boston nnd Balti
more In population, were received en
thuslaetlcally by 4C0 diners at tho third
annual banquet of tho 40th and Market
Streots Business Association, held at
Coil's Academy, 40th and Ludlow streets,
A. Morrltt Taylor, Director ot tho De
partment of City Transit, briefly out
lined the proposed high-speed transit
"High speed transpot teflon arteries will
convey passongera by free transfer from
the prtbent Mnrket street subway-elevated
line into and through North and
South Philadelphia and direct!), with
out change of cars, to Frankford mid
Camden," he said. "Passengers In West
Philadelphia will bo enablfd to take a
cross-town surface Una to the Market
street elevated and ride to Frankford
without change of cure, or transfer free to
any point on the Nurthand South Broad
street subway, with the' privilege of tak
ing nn additional surface car, after leav
ing the high speed system. In a forward
direction to the point of destination, all
for a E-cent fare. Tree transfers will be
given between the Market street elevated
and other recommended high speed lines
and the surface cars leading from them
will be available without extra charge."
Director Taylor then produced figures
showing that tho public will have M per
cent, of Its time and 40 per1 cent, ot ex
pense In traveling under the proposed
plan. West Philadelphia, he paid, .would
benefit to the extent of 1160,000 annually.
He concluded by asking the active and
persistent support of the public, declar
ing that from its decision there can be no
CROSS-TOWN LINE PLKDGKD.
Oouncllman Kdward W. Patton an
nounced that a letter, addressed to the
Allied Business Men's Association of
West Philadelphia, had been written by
E. T. Stotesbury. who pledged the build
ing of a double-tracked trolley line on
Kth street. After reviewing the fight
that has been made for paved streets In
West Philadelphia, Mr Patton said that
an ordinance Is pending In the City
Council for the smooth paving ot the
south Bide of Market street, from tho
Schuylkill River westward.
That West Philadelphia will have a
greater population In ten years than Bos
ton and Baltimore was predicted by Dr.
C. J. Cattell. f'ltv Statistician, who paint
ed In glowing colors the waterfront de
velopment of the Schuylkill and the, fu
ture commercial. Industrial and residen
tial growth of West Philadelphia. Other
speakers were Joi-eph B McCall, presi
dent of the Philadelphia Eleotrlo Com
pany, Congressman J Washington 7ogue
and Councilman George II. Davis, George
Nowland was toastmaster.
Tho speeches were made In response to
an add(fr63 by Ralph M- Taylor, who, in
hehalf of the business association, asked
for bolter transit facilities, police pro
tection, street paving, Illumination of 10th
street and for the removal of Klrk
biide's so as to provide room for new
development. He announced that a sub
portal station will be opened on Market
street ner 40th street on November 15.
A box party at tho Knickerbocker
Theatre preceded tho banquet. Besides
the speakers. Postmaster John I Thorn
ton. Herman L.oeb, Director of the De
partment of Supplies, and numerous
Counollmen and other city ofndals and
their families occupied boxes.
Once an old darky visited a doctor
and waa given definite Instructions ait
to what he should do. Shaking liln
head, lie started to leave the offlce,
when the doctor said: "Here, Kastus,
you forgot to pay me."
"Pay yo' for what, boss? '
"For my advu-e," replied the doctor.
"Naw, suh; navv, suh. I ain't gwine
take it," and Bastus shuttled out,
PEST FOR MILLER,
IS STARTED ANEW
Brothers, Convinced Body
Brought From Wisconsin
Was Not That of Missing
Musician, Renew Search.
Search for Selden Miller, organist nnd
art patron of this city, who disappeared
from his home, 312 South 10th street. No
vember 23 last, wns resumed today by hts
brothers following the discovery that the
body brought from Kenosha, Wis., la not
that of the missing man, It Is now bo
lieved Miller is alive.
B. Spencer Miller, Jr., one of the broth
ers, said today that he and other mem
bers of the Miller family were convinced
that the body was not that of their
brother. They have communicated with
the Chief of Police of Kenosha asking
rhlm If ho wants tho body returned to that
city. If he does not it will be burled
Dr. Alfred R, Allen, SOU Spruce street,
the Miller family physician, and Dr, Clar
ence Salvas, 1600 Locust street, who was
Selden Miller's dentist, with B. Spencer
Miller and Brolen Hare Mill examined
The examination lasted more than an
hour. At Us conoluslon tho brothers and
physicians were convinced that the body
was not that of Selden Miller. Dr. Salvas
declared positively from examination of
the teeth that the partial Identification
made at Kenosha by Emlon Hare Miller
had beon a mistake. Doctor Allen meas
ured the body and found that it was 5
feet 10 Inches tall. Selden Miller was S
feet 11 Inches tall, and as a body stretches
in death, that brought from Kenosha
could not bj hts body.
MOTHER'S FUNERAL TOMORROW.
Final arrangements are being made to
day for the funeral of Mrs. B, Spencer
Miller, mother of the missing roan. She
died at Naples, September 20, at the age
of 81 years. Since the disappearance of
her son she had been spending all her
time In the search for him. It is under
stood that the funeral servloes will be
held tomorrow In St. Luke's Church, with
private burial In the Miller lot at South
Laurel Hill Cemetery.
B. Spencer Miller, Jr , declined today
to say what steps would be taken to re
new the search for his brother. He said
that he had reason to believe his brother
had been In Milwaukee. It Is probable
that every effort will be made In the
neighborhood of that dty to find the
A description of Miller will be sent to
the police In all the arge cities of the
Mlddlo West In the hope that he may
be found. Efforts also will be made, it
Is understood, to locate him In sanita
riums .f. F. Morgan, of Milwaukee, declared
after the finding of the body In the Pike
River, near Kenosha, that In his opinion
it was the body of a man who had
hoarded at his home under the name of
Alfred Freeman After this man left
his home, he told the police, he learned
that he had entered a sanitarium tinder
the name of Miller.
The brothers In this city do not be
lieve this man was Selden Miller They
say there Is no reason why he should
take the name of Freeman, as It Is not
a family name Nevertheless, efforts will
be made to trace the man who boarded
REPAIR STATE IN SCHUYLKILL
Olubhousa at Eddlng-ton Has Narrow
Escape From Destruction.
Repairs were started today on the fa
mous old "State In Schuylkill" clubhouse
at Eddington, on the Delaware, which
had a narrow scape from destruction
last night when fire swept the upper parts
of the building. It was only the prompt
arrival and eillclent work of Holmeaburg
Company. No. W, Bnglne Company No. I
and Enterprise No. 5. of Bristol, that
saved the structure
The olub was founded In Colonial times
and was situated on the Schuylkill River
It was then known as the "Colony on
Schuylkill, ' the change in nam being
made when the olub moved to the historic
building It now oocuplss at Eddington.
RED CROSS RELIEF FUND
REACHES $19,254.11 TOTAL
American Society Heeelves Contribu
tions In Money nnd Clothing.
Francis B. Reeves, treasurer ot the
American Rod Cross Society, announces
that the relief fund has reached $19,254.11.
Many prominent women are aiding In tho
work by making garments. Churohcs are
also acttvo In this work, among thorn the
Church of the Incarnation, which has
made mora than 3000 garments. St. Paul's
Church, of Chestnut Hill, Is a close sec
A now branch of tho society lias been
formed and will be known ns tho Main
Lino Branch of tho Red Cross. It con
sists ot about 100 womon who meet weekly
at the homo of Mrs. Daniel N. McQutllcn
for tho purposo of sowing garments. Somo
of the members of this branch aro Mrs.
Joseph B. Townsend, Jr., Mrs. William
T. Elliot ,Mrs. Frederick C. Stout, Mrs.
Chnrles K. Yungman, Mrs, Daniel N. Mo
Qulllen, Mrs. Effingham B. Morris, Mrs.
James A. Dovclln, Mrs, George Klemm,
Jr., Mrs. William Simpson, Jr., Mrs, Wil
liam B. Van Lenncp, Mrs. Albert Barnes,
beside many other promlnont Main Lino
matrons and young ladles, Including those
from MIbs Sayward's school, of Over
brook. It Is to be noted that the American Red
Cross accept contributions, as well as
now garments, for the suffering women
and children of Europe. If any special
country Is designated to receive these
things tho Red Cross never falls to get
thorn to their proper destination. This
It Is able to do because of treaties which
bind foreign Governments to respect tho
Red Cross nt all times.
Tho Red Cross contributions received
since last published on October 22 arc:
Previously reported J10,007.15
ion rroiesmnt episcopal cnurch.. 7.7.V
Church ot St. James tho Loss.... 60.00
St. Paul's Memorial Church, Upper
Providence, Pa 8.00
Church ot the Advocata 44.48
St. Luko's Church, nermantown IRO.nn
Mr. nnd Mrs. William II. Hollar (TO
tor ueieiumj ..... juu.uu
Church of the Redeemer, Bryn Mnyr T00.BO
Sunday School of fit. Paul's Me
morial Churah. Orerbrook 2.1.(11
Trinity Protestant llpUcopal Mission,
umpil, l'a, , ,. 4.7L
Mrs A. B. White 1.00
St. Teter's Episcopal Church, rhoe-
nlxvllle. Pa 4r..0R
Wakefield Christian Endeavor. .... 2.00
Sunday School of tho Institute tor
Colored Touths, Cheney, Pa 3.30
Epiphany Mission. Sherwood, Pa... 4.42
Pence Meeting at Convention Hall... 047.40
Tabernaole Methodist Kplscopal
Church of St. Luke and the Epiph
S. S. Skidelsky 3.00
i!lS3 Harriot D. R. Reeves 5.00
E. M. Keatlnr (for Belgium) 10.00
St. Stephen's Church, Norwood, Pa.. 7.2T
St. John's Church, Salem, X. J 10.'J7
Methodist Episcopal Church, Lans-
ford, Pa 6.00
First Christian Church. Philadelphia 13.02
Westtown Literary Union, Wcsttown
School, Wescttown, Pa 25.00
Cash, Wananmkcr's central station.. 109. SB
St. Martin's In tho Fields Protestant
Episcopal Church 28.43
Total 10,28 t.ll
Packages of supplies have been received
from Church of the Redeemer, St. Simeon's
Protestant Episcopal Church, Mme. Mnrlo
Havy, Mrs. L. Beebe, Mlsi Martha Mitchell,
Miss Elizabeth Liggett, Mm. Frank P. LlojJ.
Mrs. W. r. Mnppler, Mrs. C. B. Willis, fllrls'
Club of the Holy Sacrament, Prof-Ham Epis
copal Mission. Highland Park, Pa. Tho Wo
men's Organized Ulble Class of tho Mt. Airy
Methodist Episcopal Church.
PRISONERS PLEAD FOR VOTE
Magistrate Does Not Relent nnd Sen
"Please let us voto next Tuesday."
was tho plea of Harry Nonomaker, Cth
and Willow streets, nnd William Delaney,
Franklin nnd Callowhlll Btreets, who ap
peared before Magistrate Tracy in tho
11th and Winter streets station this morn
ing on a chargo of begging in the Read
ing Terminal last night.
The magistrate could not be influenced
and sentenced the men to 80 days, do
clarlng that people In the Terminal should
not be annoyed.
EIGHTINO IN THE DARK
Ambassador Gerard Asks Friend to
Cable Name of Opponent for Senate.
NEW YORK, Oct. 2?. James W. Oe
rard. Ambassador at Berlin, Is finding
that .making a campaign for election to
the United States Senate from New York,'
with all Europe Involved In war, Iiai Its
difficulties. Friends of tho Ambassador
huvo Just received a letter from him, the
first since his nomination, In which Ge
"What Is tha name of my political op
ponent? Kindly cable It."
REV. JAMES PERRY WEDS
MISS MARION HARRIS
Bishop Rhinelander Performs Cere
mony at Bride's Home.
The Rev. James de Wolf Perry, rector
emeritus of Calvary Episcopal Church,
Qei man town, and Miss Marlon Frazer
Harris were married at 3 o'clock this
afternoon at the home of the bride's
mother, 1ES School House lane, German
town, by Bishop Rhinelander. Only
momberB of the Immediate families were
Perry was for many years rector
of Calvary Church. Ha la engaged In
active work in this diocese. Miss Har
ris has long been a member of Calvary
parish. She b a daughter of the late
Joseph S. Harris, at one time president
ot the Reading Railway Company,
REV. JAMES DE WOLF PERRY
Rector Emeritus of Calvary Epis.
copal Church, Germantown, who is to
be married today,
A CAUTIOUS OWNER
A Pennsylvania fanner was tho
owner of a good Aldornuy cow. A
stranger, having admired the animal,
asked the farmer: "What will you tako
for yqur cow'f"
The farmer scratched his head for a
moment and then said' "Look a -here,
be you the tax assessor or has she
been killed by the railroad?' The Argonaut
U.S. CASE AGAINST
THE 'STEEL TRUST!
Volunies of Testimony Novv
Go to Judges, Whose Del
cision Is Not Expected to
Be Made for Six Months
Characterizing tho' United States sull
Corporation ns "a colossus bostrldlnrl
commorce," Special Attorney n.n-.i Vs
Jacob Dickinson, In his rebuttat arw4
ment today, pleaded In the United BlaW
Circuit Court of Appeals not to turni J
that corporation looso with tho stamp , 4
tho approval of tha court. -
Another large crowd wns In court tov '
day in expectation of hearing further dsv
4-ntlsi nfiniif nnivlii n m A L. .. .A ...
competing firms out of existence. Fo'
the first time since October 0. when th
arguments were begun, John G. Johnson, j
who yesterday mado tho oloslng argufl
ment for tho "Steel Trust," was absent i
today from the counsel table.
Judge Dickinson will complete his argu
ment today and then volumes of testl.
mony of witnesses from all over th
country will bo turnod over to Judges
BulTlngton, Hunt, McPhcrson and Wool,
ley. It Is not oxpectod that a decision
will bo hnnded down before six months.
In his closing argument Judge Dlckln.
son today dwelt on tho Gary dinners,
Tho tall, heavily built Government
prosecutor stated that conclusive proof f
had beon brought forth to show that i
pools existed and that prlcos had beon 5
boosted through tho co-operation ot the J
different defendants. Ho cited the vt.
rlous pools which have been describe! .'
almost dally In court. Tho "Tin-Plate ,"'
Trust" was also touched upon ns belnt ;!l
one or tne suDsiqiary concerns wmctt ,
had cortaln manufacturers and Jobbers at
Despite tho business dopresslon of the
vear 1903. Mr. Dickinson contended that .
tho "Steel Trust" maintained high prices 4
on their products. Tho high prices, Mr,
Dickinson contended, were tho work ot
tho Finance Committee ot tho Steel Cor
poratlon. It Is alleged by the Govern -ment
that these committees acted on or
dors or Instructions of Judge Gary.
Tho defense of tho trust lawyers that 4'
the transfer of the Tennessee Coal ana
Iron Company over to the "Steel Truat" '
prevented a panic was ridiculed by th t
Government prosecutor. Tho contention. 1 j
of tho "Steel Trust" was that the Ton
nesseo Coal and Iron Company was fo4
ing bankruptcy at tho tlmo of the trans
fer. However, the Government showel
that when tho transfer was made that
concern had orders for more than 809,009
tons of rail.
OSTEOPATHS TO MEET
Ca1.m TTTI11 SHJt.. Til .1 1 n
liaritles of European Rulers. ,
A delegation of osteopaths, headed bf
Dr. Thomas N. Turner and Dr. Nettle i
C. Turner, tho oldest osteopathic practU
Honors In Pennsylvania, loft the city thl(
morning to attend the annual convention
of the New Jersey Stato Osteopathic S01
clety, to bo held In Newark tomorrow
With tho delegation Is Dr. Ira W. Drew,
professor of the 6tudy of children's din f
cases at the Philadelphia College of 0s
toopathy, who will deliver an address?
on the results of tesenrch work. In which1
he has beon engaged for several yean. ;
Ho has studied tho physical pecullatUj
tics of the rulers ot European countries.
Among tho osteopaths In the party are 1
Dr. John II. Bailey, Dr. William & '.
Nlcholl, Dr. S. B. Pennock. Dr. S. P.
Ross, president of the Philadelphia jT
County Society; Dr. William F. Hawufi
Dr. L. V. Dunnlngton. Dr. Idella Grimes, 1
Dr. Jane Scott, Dr. B. M, Downing, 1
ur. Irving whalley and Dr. O. J. Snyder, i
BANQUET FOR CHURCHMAN
John McCaffrey Joined St. Edward'l
Fifty Years Ago.
In observance of the 60th anniversary
of tho membership of John McCaffref
in St. Edward's Cnthollo Church, 8th anl
Yotk streets, a banquet was given Is
his honor by mnny of his friends 14
dlfgront Cathollo parishes of the city il
Mosebach's, 13th street and Glrsrl
Mr. McCaffrey, who lives at S17 Dla.
mond street, came to this country about
30 years ago and has since been connected
with St. Edward's parish. Several ad
dreses were made by prominent clergy
m-n and laymen nt the banquet which
tnok place last night.
For eastern Pennsylvania and New Jen
Bey. Unsettled tonight and Friday, with
probably local rains; moderate south and
A moderate disturbance overspreads the
Lake region, the upper Ohio basin n
Eastern Canada this morning, causbuj
light scattered rains over those districts
The southeastern area of high baromeU'
has drifted oft the coast and the tempera
tures have risen at most places east
the Mississippi Blver and In the Southern
Plains States. It Is slightly cooler In tot
Missouri basin this morning. Clear ssi"
prevail over the Southern States and from
tho Mississippi River westward. In W
era! there is still a slight temperature de
ficiency in all districts from the RocW
Mountains eastward to the Atlantic coast
U. S. Weather Bureau Bulletio
Observations made at 8 a. m. Eastern tto
last Rain- Veloe
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Abilene. Texas . -ii .. W 4 l"
Atlantic City . . Bi) 46 .. BW 10 P.cloul
SliTuMck. J P. 8 Hi .. NW 4 Clear
lloBton, Mm. . 46 4 .. W Oouit
Hujlo. N. Y... 44 41 ,. B 18 Hala
Chlclgo, 11 .... 44 4-' .14 KW 14 CloodJ ,
CllvTutd. O... 42 '.. 8 12 Clou
Denver. Col 40 3 ., BW 8 C1J
D Moines. la. 40 S8 " &W tf '
Detroit, Mich. . .61 V nln
1 .ninth iiinn. . .IS .16 . NW S3 clear
Kiveiton. T. 00 60 ., W 4 C ear
llatiexas. N. C . S 46 NVV J C jar
lKMena, Moot... 33 J8 .. bVV 4 c ear
N. Platte, Neb. 28 2S NW 4 c ear
Oklahoma. Okla. 42 40 .. NW B ciw
Phoenix, Ariz .-MM .. NB Vl4y
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W"t ' Q f.U WW ei CWIM
Queboe. Can ... SJ 3Z
St Louis, Wo... 4t 42
St Paul. Minn. 4'.' 8
siTn tfuV. Utah s
San rrancUco . 88 58
Scrnlon. Pa- 2
T&tapa . . BO Bo
VVaahlnxtcn .. 42 S
Winnls- , 82 80
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NW 14 Clear
Ny 4 Clear
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.. NB I
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