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PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1914.
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Germans Occupy Belgian
Town After Weeks of
Fighting, But Lose
Ground on North
Kaiser's Progress Toward
Coast Admitted by French
War Office Battle Grows
Fiercer Around Ypres.
Heavy Cannonading Lays Threo
Towns In Ruins British
Stand Firm Against Incessant
Tlic capture by the Germans of
Dixmude, the Belgian town near the
North Sea coast, around which des
perate fighting has centred for weeks,
is admitted in the official communique
issued this afternoon by the Paris
The occupation of this town shows
that the Kaiser has made progress in
his drive to the sea, although this
advantage is partly offset by the re
occupation by the Allies of Lom
bacrtzydc, a few miles north of Nicu
port. The fighting in the neighborhood
of Ypres is constantly growing
fiercer, Indicating that the Germans
nrc also endeavoring to break through
the lines at this point. London dis
patches say that Ypres is still occu
pied by the Allies, although pther re
ports declare that this town, as well
as Lille and Armcnticrcs, has been
laid in ruins by the terrific bombard
ment from the German artillery.
Ilerlin reports "good advances" in
the region of the Argonnc forest, but
the reports from the Allies' side main
tains that the Kaiser's forces are being
held in check all along this front.
Russians have moved into east
Prussia in two directions. They have
already advanced beyond Lyck to, the
Masurian Lakes, with the design of
flanking the German army of Von
Morgcn, which has been repulsed in
the Suwalki province, and preventing
a junction with the Kaiser's forces
further west. Another large force
has raided the country beyond Soldau,
with the great fortress of Soldau as
objective. This movement in the west
will block the passage of reinforce-!
ments to Yon Morgcn.
Cracow is near investment. The
Czar's armies are converging from
cast Prussia and Galicia toward the
chief Aiutrjan, stronghold. Mickow,
Rzeszow, Dynow and Lisko already
have been retaken, giving the Russians
command of the main lines of trans
portation. Petrograd reports that the
Kaiser is rushing reinforcement to
Posen and Thorn in order to stem the
Russian advance through Silesia.'
The Berlin official report declares
that the Russians have made little
advance, that they have evacuated
Bukowina and that they have suffered
a severe check at Konin, on the River
Warthc, 33 miles from the Silesian
border, This report discounts the
Russian claims of an advance into the
provinces of Silesia and Posen.
Austrian report holding the Rus
sians along the River San and of ex
pelling the foe from Bukowina.
Constantinople announces the cap
lure of Sheikzar fort, in Egypt, by
Concluded on I'axe- Four
GERMAN CAVALRY TO EAST
ffrftnufer of Horse to Bussiau Cam
AMSTERDAM, Nov. ll.-A Maestrioht
dispatch to th Ntw Van Den Dag
reports that the German eavalry, now of
no further use on the western front, Is
being tronoferrea to the armies opposing
Some artillery on Its way to Thorn has
lio passed through Liege.
FA I R.
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Philadelphia and viimtyFair to
Hfyht and Thursday, untrtHr tonight
ami &l Tkufuiay-
For cUttil, ttt fat pagt.
A STRAP OR A SEAT?'
Specific instances of greatly in-
creased property vnluhtlmifc', as, a re
sult of tlie elevated road In West
Philadelphia, will bo given In iomrir-"
row's Evunino Lttnatm, Illustrations
bf progress duo to the. highspeed line
In thnt section, also will tie shown;
The facts given will show thnt
60th AND MARKET
wits transformed from n vljlrtge to it
metropolis In leas thnn 10 years -by
rapid tuinslt, which, under -the '!'fny
lor plan. In dcttlrleil t'o lirliifr still
greater benefits to all pnrts of the
ARMIES OF FOE
German Right in Suwalki
District Cut Off as Czar's
Forces Push Across Border.
' . PETROGHAD, No'. 11. "
Another great rnld by Russians in Knst
I'rusaln Is In full swine. The dashing
Cossacks of General Iti-nnonknmpf are
repeating the drive of devastation that
early in the w.ar cut tho German lines
ot communication. This time the Cos
backs have Invaded East Prussia at tho
Southwest of the Mazurian Lake region
Instead of at tho north. They have al
ready passed Lyck, according to ofllclal
Tho ' .Russian cavalry already lias
reached Earft Prussia at another point,
tho outskirts of Soldau, which ojrens the
way to tho itrdng forts of Graudenz.
Three railroads In that region have been
torn up and more, than a dozen railroad
bridges destroyed. Continuation of this
raid Into the district north of Soldau will
cut off tho German army that Invaded
tho Suwalki district and-was driven back
upon tho Mazurlan Lakes.
At the name time the Russian nrmy
In western Poland Is continuing Its cam
paign for the capture of the mighty Aus
trian fortress of Cracow, the gateway to
Silesia from the south. The Austro-Ger-man
forces driven from Czcstochowa
havo rallied upon the upper Vistula nnd
hard fighting Is going on there. An offi
cial statement Issued today says .that the
resistance to tha Russian, attacks, cannot
no long continued at this point, however.
They have crossed the Wlsloka and re
taken Rzeszow nnd Dynow.
Capture of the town of Mickow brings
the Russian advance closer to Cracow
than "was tho caso several weeks ago.
Cossacks again are at the outskirts of the
city, fiom which tho Inhabitants arc re
Tho Army Messenger declares today
that the victory won by tho HusslatiB in
Western Poland was one of the most
.glorious In the history of the Empire.
jiorc man iuu.uuu uerman ana Austrian
soldiers ' were killed, wounded or taken
prisoners," It says. "The enemy sacri
ficed regiments after tho attempt to cross
the Vistula and go to Warsaw. The com
plete triumph of the Russian force is
established by tho fact that, they took
as prisoners three German generals. Gen
eral Eduard von Llehcrt .was captured
at Lodz after being wounded, I.le. was
at one time the head of the German Gen
"General August von Mqckeusen, who
led the 17th German Army Corps,- was
taken prisoner o,t Sleradz. lie nnd his
staff were surrounded In ji -sudden flight
attack, and forced td yield. . The third
general officer taken is General Mathla
Whllo tho defeat of the'-' Germans In
Western Poland Is' declared In all quarters
to !(aye been a great triumph, for Rus-'
elan, some dissatisfaction Is expressed .be
cause the General Staff, failed 'to adopt
measures that would have ' resulted -In
the complete destruction of the Invading-
They point out that If the'German arm
lea 'had been permitted to cross the Vis
tula' before the Russians took the 'offen
sive, their retreat would have, tieen' Impos
sible. Defenders of the General Staff, in
repjy. tissert. that the Russian military
would haye bciv d,efeaU,d lf theWls.tula
had been crossed 'rind" the Czar's)- troops
had' lost thelrpbl'nts pf support at War
saw and Ivajifroroil. - '
GERMAN CAVALRY HOLD
CZAR ON POSEN BORDER
Berlin Beports Check of Toe's Ad
vance From Poland,
BERLIN, Nov, 11.
An announcement Issued by the Gen
eral Staff says;
"In Russian Poland, near Konin (33
miles northeast ot Kallss) our cavairv
dispersed a Russian battalion, taking
about 600 prisoners and eight machine
"It is officially repotted from Vienna
that tha Russluns have evacuated the
greater portion of Bukowina and retired
In the direction of the Dniester River,
where they have been pursued by the
Austrian troops, who have taken many
Simultaneously with their operations
against the main Germany army under
General yon Illndenburg on the line of
the River Warthe, the Russians at
tempted to break Into East Prussia by
the old route south of Wlrballen, but
thy were met at the frontier by Gen
eral von Morgen's army and after very
heavy righting were driven back across
No intimation regarding the strength
of the forces engaged have been published
here, but they must have been consider
able, insomuch aa the Russians are re
ported as having left lOflQ prisoners In
According to the opinion of Berlin ob
servers, the South Polish front probably
will be the scena of very fraportant en
gagements during the nest fortnight. The
Germans are- making ready to defend
thlr eastern frontier vigorously.
Malar Horabt, writing In the Borllner
"Our. easUrn army has become stronger
rattier than weak, and will stop nM.
"Assuraac say be given that there
Is mt lur of Russian Invasion of Ger
man Urritor) in force. TUe forces pa
tnW4$. tha boundary ar siOKcient to
pvp ay men mwvulw,t
smut putru this border, but th n.r.
aii nmy la the east t stronger than
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OUR SHINING EXAMPLE OF THE "FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE"
BLANKETS FOR WAR'
MADE WITH SHODDY,
Striking Employes ofWoolen
Mill Manufacturing War
Goods Make Charge' Firm
Fails to Deny..
Charges that the John and James Dob
son mills nre using nlioddy In army blank
ets being made for tho warring powers of
Europe were mnde toddy by 200' striking
employes of the firm at a mnss meeting
in Hibernian Hull, Btfyer and' Woodlawn
A member of the Arm declined to deny
that there Have been bub'stltuttons of ma
terial. The weavers walked out of the Brad
ford, Mill, operated by the Dobsons, at
Str-nton. ayenue and Godfroy street. Em
ployes of tho firm also quit at a branch
of this mill, Lena and Armnt streets,
sevoral days ago.
The strikers said at their meeting to
day that the same price as that ch'arged
for first grade -blankets Is being paid for
tho poorer articles being made for the
They declare the yarn used Is so knot
ted .'It' b'r'ea,ks frequently ' In 'th. looms,
that -the blankets are poorly sennied,and
that In general tney are of Inferior
quality. " - . . - ' .','"'
DOBSON SAYS. "NEVER MIND."
When asked If the charge of substituting
shoddy for wool In the blankets' were
true or not, James Dobson, a member. of
the firm of Dobson Brothers, replied:
"Never mind what was substituted, I
huvo nothing whatever to say about the
He then left his office and hurried to
a directors' meeting of the company, held
at !8 North Front street.
It was asserted by the weavers that tho
manufacture ot the blankets Is so dim-
cult with the poor quality of materials
that the time required to weave a single
blanket Is materially increased, this resulting-
n reduced wages, as the work Is
paid for'by the piece.
Tha former basis of payment was 13H
cents for each blanket and they demand
an Increase to 17 cents, which they as
sert is a just share of the Increased
profits on the goods, due to the cheaper
material used and the fact that no re
duction was - made In the selling price
ot the blahkets, said to be 60 cents a
It -was said that orders for YSO.OOO, of
these blankets havo been placed with
tha Dobson mills by foreign Powers and
that they are' being shipped to Havre.
France and to Canada.
MATERIAL HARD TO WORK.
George Afallion, superintendent of the
Dobson, W"'. explained the dissatisfac
tion QJr the weavers today on the ground
that they were accustomed only to the
weaylng of cloth, and that, when it was
found necessary' either to give them the
blanket work or clofee the mills down,
they accepted the situation, but soon
found : tjatuiey wera 'unable to hantilo
the heavier watexial with the speed and
skill usual in suh work;
Ha dtfU4 the aeeUsatlOu thf.t the sopi
pany U taafcjK terser profits on.' tie
frr orders, spying the. margin of
9oAC!',Ut wwitraeu haa.tieen wade
so swan ttet the cosmif iwuw not af
ford t fpweaae tbe pay of th weavers.
A otamSta appointed by the ctlkw
mill hands vtiltwa Supetiatedenl MajJMoa
ijday awl tried to aun to an under
standing wlU Him on the disputed ,
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Camden Man Breaks In, But by
An attempt to break into a Camden
jail by John Carney, of "11 Benson street,
proved more 'successful today than he
expected. Recorder Stackhouse gavo him
four month?, but In another Jail.
Detective Stanley caught the man try
ing to take the keys of the Camden
"pickery" from the, watchman. Tho
pickery Is a place where prisoners arc
sent to sort paper.
Several of Carney's friends wcro sent to
the place a few days ago, the police say,
and 'he Is accused of trying to relcaso
PLANT FIRE LAID
Flames Sweep Big Ware
. house of American Win
dow Company in Jeanette.
50;000 Cases Burn.
JEANNETTE, Pa Nov. U.-Flre.
thought to have . been of incendiary
origin, destroyed the warehouse ot the
American Window Glass Company here
today, causing loss estimated at more
than $1,000,000. The factory of the com
pany nearby was not damaged.
The fire was discovered In four dlf
ferent places In the warehouse, An
nlarm was sent to the fire company and
when It arrived great tongues of flames
were leaping from all sections of tha
laige warehouse, which 'was 1000 feet
In length and SO feet wide.
The Intense heat prevented the Are-
men., from approaching to a point . of
vantage and the weak pressure qf the
water made It Impossible for them to
""throw a stream Into the Aery building.
Two hundred and fifty thousand boxes
of glass, packed ready for shipments,
were stored In the building which was
burned. Each box was valued at M. The
building was part stone, but the con
tents, the glass 'packed in wooden boxes
with straw between each plate, made
good fuel for the fire.
FJrerntn were greatly hampered by the
low, pressure, of the city water supply and
could da little to check the damage to
the Immense quantity"' of stored window
glass, which broke and crumbled when
the, heat grew Intense.
Aid fnfin Ihe Greerisburg Hre Depart
ment prevented tha fire from extending
to the other rulldlnga ot the plant."
Superintendent L F. Schmerti, of thq
company, declared he had no Idea as "to
the origin of tbo.flre and would hot state
he amount. of Insuranoe carried by tie
company on the stoek and burned buRa
ing. . Mysterious' Eire in Beading
RBADWKa. Pa., Nv. il.-pi' of mya
terlooss orfstfl -damaged the- sandy fas
to?' of 3. O- KeUs 'In the beart of the
business district today to the extent of
IS and for a aherx lime threatened other
bugitiagi 1r the ecUos Tfas arc was
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A. F. L. MEN URGE
WILSON TO FORCE
Resolution Demands Rocke
feller Accept Either Presi
dent's Term or United
MODERN LAB OB MOVEMENT
AS BULWARK OP JUSTICE
Tho labor movement. In spite of Its
ihortcomlngs nnd Insufficiencies, Is the
greatest bulwark of right and. Justice
ror the millions who toll. It Is the
movement which protects the man
and woman who work from the many
forces of selfishness nnd self-aggrandizement
which would deprive them
of the just fruits ot their toll. It
Is labor's Rock of Gibraltar, against
which the enemies of labor will dash
themselevs to destruction In their at
tempt to frustrate the aspirations of
labor to obtain its just due.
The labor movement works for the
good of the working class and through
It for all humanity.
Long live the labor movement!
President International Association ot
November 11, 19H.
The Colorado strike situation will be
threshed out on the floor of the conven
tion of the American Federation of Labor.
Delegates from the United Mine "Workers
of America and the "Western Federation
of Miners today announced they have
prepared a resolution calling upon Presi
dent Wilson to compel John D. Rocke
feller' to accept the President's terms of
peace or else surrender tha mines to the
Government, to be operated" under .a'Fed
cral receivership until such' time when
peace Is restored.
The delegates ot the United Mine Work
ers point to the Government railroad In
Alaska as a precedent. The majority of
tha delegates thus tar approached have
expressed their approval ot such a plan,
and it Is expected the resolution will be
faVorably reported from committee.
Invitations were received at the con
vention this morning from James Ralph,
Jr., Mayor of San Francisco, and Hiram
W. Johnson, Governor of. California, to
meet In 1916 in &an Francisco at Jhe same
time as the Panawa-Paelfln Jtejwiyim.
M. M. Donoghue, president of the Mon
tana State " delation of Labor and fra
ternal defegate from tha Aaierleaa fed
eration of Labor ts the Canadian Labor
CaaxfttH. gave bU report ths awning.
teJAJteg of the work Using dotu by or
ganised laUor la Canada.
'gelsgromM of felicitation Ham lafcor or
ganisation all over the country wsre'abo
R A. Bias- of Winnipeg, Canada.- fra
ternal delegate ot tb Canadian Labor
Congress to the American Federation of
Coaladd wa lVso Tw
EMDEN'S GALLANT CAPTAIN
NOW PRISONER OF WAR
Stuck to Post to Lnst Prussian
Prince Also Capiurcd.
LONbori, Nov, 11.
Captain von Mullcr, of the German
cruiser Emden, destroyed by the Austra
lian warship Sydney, is now a prisoner of
war. Ho was rescued from his burning
Prince Franz Joseph, of llohenzollem,
serving ns a lleuteiiant, wns nlso taken
prisoner. He was uninjured.
This announcement wns mndc by the
Admiralty today. It was Btntcd that un
official reports of the losses aboard tho
Emden were 200 men kilted nnd 39 wound
ed, All taken prisoners were accorded tho
full honors of war.
MAYOR RIDDLE AIDS RELIEF
Shore Executive Offers Co-operation
Mayor ltlddlo. of Atlantic City, todny
offered in rn.nhor.-iln with dm iiitnfini.
phla Kmergency Relief Committee at U2S
Wnlnut street in soliciting monoy, clothes
nnd food for those who are starving In
the war zono. Tho offer wns brought to
headquarters by Mrs. K. C, F. Lewis,
a wealthy refugeo from Paris, whb has
been spending some tlmo nt Atlantic
City rccupcrntlng from an Illness which
followed her experiences In leaving
Mrs. Lewis announced a subcommittee
had been formed with Mayor Illddle as
Its treasurer. Kvery school child In At
lantic City will bo asked to contribute
ono cent, nnd public proclamation will
bo Issued each Friday, Saturday and Sun
day nsklng contributions. Tho headquar
ters of tho Atlantic City subcommittee
will be In tho Casino.
Almost coincident with the pledge of
help from this source came a request
from tho citizens of Media that they bo
allowed to form a subcommittee there.
Mrs. J. H. Ilrlnton. of 112 West State
street, Media, came to tho Philadelphia
headquarters today to present tho offer
of co-opcratlon from the citizens of
Along the Main Lino almost 100 so
ciety women ha'e pledged themselves to
meet nt tho Merlon Cricket Club every
Tuesday morning nnd make clothes for
tho sufferers. Each will supply tho ma
terials she uses and each will do her
In chnrgo of this work is a committee
of the following women: Mrs. King Wnln
wrlght, Bryn Mawr, chairman; Mrs.
Charlton Yarnall, Haverford; Mrs. Stacy
Large, Ardmoro; Mrs. Grcnvlllo Mont
gomery, Ardmore, and Mrs. Joseph Page.
CONTRACTOR AND HIS WIFE
VICTIMS OF DUAL TRAGEDY
Man Believed to Have Killed Woman
ST. LOUIS, Nov, ll.-George H. Noeley,
a wealthy contractor nnd manager at
Cushlng, Okla., for the Petroleum Iron
Works of Sharon, Pa., and his wife, Es
tclle.'were found shot to death In their
room at a hotel hero today. There were
nlno bullets In Hrs. Nceley's body, while
her husband had ono bullet In the right
Nceley's right hand still grasped nn
automatic pistol. Indicating that ho had
killed his wife and then committed sui
cide. Letters found In the couple's ef
fects Indicated that they had quarreled,
and Mrs. Nceley intended to get a di
vorce so sho could marry another man.
The police theory is that Nceley effected
a reconciliation with his wife and then,
finding letters from another man, de
cided to kill himself.
SCORES WOMAN'S ACQUITTAL
"Incomprehensible," Says Court "ln
The acquittal of Marie Little, said to
be known by other names, who was
.charged with . stealing goods valued nt
YM from tho counters of Market street'
tiepartment stores, was scored today by
Judge Searles in Quarter Sessions
"It Is Incomprehensible how you ar
ilved at a verdict of not guilty in this
case," Judge Searles said to the jurors.
"There seemed to be an abundance of
evidence upon which to have based a
verdict of guilty."
A pile of women's apparel, alleged to
have been stolen by the youug woman,
was In evidence. Tho Jury considered
the case over night ana It 'was said-only
two members were..for.acgulftal.
Murfe Little Is.' '26 -years old and, ac
cording to CoUrt Detective Lindner, is
Known to tho police of New York and
Chicago and has served n term In the
Now York State ReArmatory for
GAS COMPANY FAILS
South Jersey- Concern Ordered Sold
M. D. Mlddleton, Moorestown. N. J.,
was appointed receiver for the Standard
Gas- Company of South Jersey, today, by
Vice Chancellor Learning In Camden.
The company has assets of (36.000 and
liabilities 110,000. Its plant is at Sea Isle
City. The receiver was Instructed to
sell the company within a month it pos
sible. The company sold gas at the rate of
$1.25 a thousand feet. All other Jersey
gas companies charge from JL40 to fLQ
a thousand feet.
JAIL MATRON APPOINTED
Camden's New Sheriff Names Mm.
Lillian Vincent, of Collingswood.
The first ofllclal act of Joseph C. Haines
upon assuming the office of Sheriff of
Camden County today was to appoint a
matron of the county jail. He named
Mrs. Lillian Vincent, of Collingswood, to
Mrs. Vincent had the Indorsement of
many of the women's elubs ot Camden
SANTA MUST PAY POSTAGE
No Free Mail to Children's Patron at
WASHINGTON. Nov. U.-SU Cians
will nave to pay full postage an nM the
letters that he gets this wtntnr. Any
little boy or girl who puts Me wishes on
to patter and malls them to Santa Qtons.
but forgets to put a statcp on lbs en
Ydope, will and them in the Government
waste basket unless Santa Cieu nays tic
nostaite on them. This Is the deciaiua at,
swunced today by Post m star Oenarai 1
STATE CALLED .!
ON TO RELIEF
Appeal on Behalf of Starv
ing Thousands Sen t
by Relief Board Thelrna
Sails Tomorrow. -
WHAT PHILADELPHIANS j
ABE SENDING TO BELGIUM
i900 barrels of flour 930 150,000
COD cases of condensed milk 35 1,220
Potatoes In sacks nnd mis- ."
cellancous Cfi . 5JXX)
i carloads of Bait 100 2,000
5.000 cuscs of en lined corn... 410 8,760
6.0U1) cases canned tomatoes. 110 ' 6,150
2.5W cases of peas K , -(500
100.000 pounds of ricei SO J.Q0O
COO cases dried peaches IS 2.260
103,000 pounds rolled oats.... SI 3,672
160,000 pounds beans...: so 9,600
60,000 pounds prunes. 30 4,600
10.000 pounds baking soda...- "s 600
200,000 pounds of barley 100 8,000
Total 1S00 UH.272
A Statewide appeal for aid for. the
stnr'vlng Belgians to bo shipped aboard
tho "Thnnksglvlng Day Ship" was Inaug
urated today by tho committee In charge
of the Belgian relief fund.
Hanover was tho first Pennsylvania
city to respond to the Statewide nppcal.
Advertisements Inserted In country news
papers and read by formers brought $23.
Tho advertisements were published by a
Hnnover store. Similar advertisements
will be published In other cities.
Count von Eernitotff, German Ambas
sador to the United States, announced In
Washington todny there would be nb In
terference with the plans for tho re
lief of the stricken Belgians by the Ger
man military authorities now In charge
of Brussels. '
Count von Bernstorff conferred ,nt
length with Secretary of State Bryan,nnd
discussed tho different plans in jbts
country for the relief of the starving
The Amabssador disclaimed any knowl
edge of the reported German military
edict of yesterday to the effect that all
Belginns miuit resume thefr former .occp'
patlons or starve. ,. 4 j
A collection for the relief fund was
taken among tho employes of the Wclf
bach Company, nt Gloucester, City,. N -
and (123 wns contributed. Slnglo -'contributions
ranged from SO cents to $10.
Members of tho city Fire Department
The contributions up to 1 o'clock thi.-i
afternoon were estimated at more than
One hundred and fourteen thousand
dollars' worth of food Is now aboard the
Norwegian steamship Thelrna. About
$43,728 Is left for the second ship which
the committee decided to-chartcr. Should
contributions continue to pour In from
charitable Phlladelphlans, whatever sur
plus remains after fitting out .the second
ship, a third mercy vessel,-to' Jdo known
ns the "Christmas Ship." will probably
bo chartered. .--,.'"
PLANNING SECOND - MISSN.
Details regarding, the depart'iire'.-bf -the
second ship are being .discussed, .today
at a conference In "the office of fphn
Wanamaker. ' " "- 'J
The Thelrna wlll'not sail. -today.'- Ier
skipper and crew are' ready 'to. weigh an
chor, but the' little 'army of stevedores
has not finished filling' her holds.
Her bow pointed toward the 'Delaware
Breakwater, the steamship Thelrna, with
Captain -Hendrtckson, Is waiting for the
word to sail. She will probably depart
That the State-wide appeal for aid to
prevent thousands of women and chil
dren from starving has become popular
was proven today when the first mall was
delivered at the relief station.
Letters came from persons living In
many parts of Pennsylvania, Young,
middle-aged, elderly, millionaires and
poor stated they were ready to help.
ANOTHER RALLY TO CAUSE.
Again, a charitable delegation of Phlla
delphlans appeared at the relief station
when the doors were thrown open.
The first check for $100 came from Mrs.
Alfred Fitter Moore, of 1J13 Walnut street.
While the cashier was registering the
check from Mrs. Moore, a hunchback
walked In. He made his way to one of
tho clerks and placed $3 on the table
He wouldn't give his name. Then came
$10 which H. F, W. had saved up. The
money was all In dimes. Ada Rlohards,
a little girl, left 60 cents. She said that
she saved it herself.
Arm-in-arm an old couple walked, into
the relief headquarters just before noon.
The man wore an old skin coat which
was many years old. Hid wife were -a
thin jacket They stood In a comer far
a few minutes, then the husband stesped,
forward and said:
"We want to help those starving- per
sons, but do not believe In canned goods.
I personally have a hatred for oanjtod
food. I request that the $t be spent on
flour or chocolates. You knew the Bel
gians are very fond of chocolates."
Dressed In mourning, a vesus who said
she was a native of Belgham apneam!
at the headquarters. She, lost H h wji
ativM and property during the IMwahwreV
inent of Brussels by the fieCRMut 4wr.
she declared. The visiter express hr
thanks to the members of the eeaatttt
tee and the eorps ot workers -at the rn
Itef station for what they oin .-
H a Wilbur noUhsd the t$t horsey
this morning that h will s4 w haf
rels of eoeoa. The twice of ft re; -.
Sour, $., was rsueiied Srosa tht ftm
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