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EVENING LEDGER PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1914.
SLASH IN SUFFRAGE
ANKS OVER CHOICE
OF OFFICIAL HEAD
)r. Anna Howard Shaw's
Refusal to Stand Aside for
Mrs. Breckenridge Causes
NABHVILLI3, Tcnn., Nov, 12.-Dele-entes
fiom tho Woman Surtrwfo Asocln
tlon of tlie .Southern Stnton. whlcli closed
Kb convention yestt rdiy nt ClmlniiooKti,
today ntitcmontcil the army of suftrnBlsls
Katlicrcd hero for the convention of tho
Matlonnl American Woman's fturtrngo
Association, beginning this a'ftcrnoon.
Tho Southern contingent will throw Its
trctijtth to Mre. Denim Hroohenhrldse,
Lexington. Ky., for the presidency.
Tho caucus Inst ntuht wrm thrown Into
a claBh of factions ly the refusal of Dr,
Anna Howard Shaw to accept olllco nn
president cmcrltusi and to permit Mis.
lircckonbriaso to become president mm
Tcaco nflvecaten submitted a clnlp for
odlccrn, which, aside from Mrs. Ilrockcn
rlrtrte for president, called for MIbh
Xntherino 13. Davis, New York, and Mrs.
William Kent, California, as vice mcsl
dents: Mrs. Stinley McCormlck, Chicago,
treasurer, MIbh Anna Martin, Nevada,
cot responding secretary; Dr. Amelia Kel
ler, Indlann, rccoidlnR secretary: Mrs.
Grace Thompoon Scton, Connecticut, and
Mr. Nclllo Somervlllc, Qrecnvllto, Miss.,
No selection for first vlco president wns
made becnuso Mrs. Oraco Wilbur Trout,
ChicaRo, Illinois president, Is being Im
portuned to take that ofllec.
Unless early forecasts shall provo fftlll
clous, tho battlo that will break over
the convention when the merits of tho
two suffrage amendments now beforo
Congress como up for discussion will bo
the greatest In the history of tho or
fenlzatlon. Dr. Anna Shaw and tho "administra
tion" favor tho Bhafroth amendment,
nubmltteil to Conirtras by the Colora lo
Senator, and providing that tho question
of ballots for women bo submitted to
each State by Initiative petition. Tho
Congressional union, tho younnor school
of suffragists, favors tho Urlstow-Mon-dell
amendment, nlso known as tho
"Susnn B. Anthony" amendment, provid
ing votes for women by amendment of
tho Federal Constitution. The union
holds that tho Shafroth amendment Is
complicated and unnecessary.
This Is by no means the only question
over which the union and the administra
tion disagree. Tho union frankly urges
the detent of Democratic Congressmen,
unless openly for woman suffrage, on the
ground that tho Democratic party ns the
party In power. Is responsible for tho
.failure of women to obtain tho vote. The
administration forces desire to maintain
tho non-partisan character of tho nsso
elahon at any cost nnd Insist that suc
cess will crown their efforts ultimately
without such militant political methods.
A. street parade, In which many South
ern society leaders will participate. Is to
to one of tho features of this yenr's con
vention. Another event will be a barbe
cuo at tho Hermitage, the homo of An
Tho list of speakers Include Mrs. Carrie
Chapman Catt, International president;
Miss Jono Addams, of Hull House, Chi
cago, and first and second vice president
of tho National Association; Mrs, Itoscka
Schwlmmer, of nudapest, secretary of tho
International Woman's Suffrage Alliance:
Miss noso""Bchneederman. of tho Women's
Trade Union League, of Now York; MIbs
Zona Gale, nuthor; Mrs. Medill McCor
mlck chairman of tlio Congressional Com
mittee of the National Association; Miss
Alice Stono Blackwell, of Boston; Mrs.
Harriet Taylor Upton, of Ohio; Mrs. Wal
ter McNat Muller, of Missouri; Mrs.
Draper Snutt, of Nebraska, und Mrs.
7ohn Pylo. of South Dakota.
MAD CAT'S BITE, YEAR
AGO, KILLS LITTLE GIRL
New York Child Victim of Hydro
phobia. NEW YORK, Nov. I2.-Grace Polhcmus,
IS years old, -who was bitten by a mad cat
moro than a year ago, died of hydropho
bla last night at tho homo of her parents,
872 Monroo street, Brooklyn.
Specialists and experts of the health
department has used every resource of
science In vain efforts to save the child's
Her Illness came upon her only last
Monday morning. Waking, she com
plained of difficulty Jn swnllowlng. Her
mother, Mis. A. A, Polhemus, found she
had n high fever and called tho family
physician. Dr. Theodore L. Vosselcr. of
S50A Monroo street, who Is an attending
surgeon of the Eastern District Hospital.
Doctor Vosselcr had been called to th
Polhemus homo moro than a year ago to
dress a wound on tho right wrist of the
child. She had found a stray cat on the
front porch of her home, and when she
tied to fondle It It leaped nt her and bit
Tho wound was cauterized and Its seri
ousness was fully understood when the
cut, taken In charge by the health, de
partment, died within three days and was
, found to have been mad.
GADSKI IN GERMAN SONGS
famous Dlvn Appears in New York
Before Packed Hall.
NEW YORK. Nov. 12.-Mme. Johanna
Gndskl's song recitals are anticipated
v-th eagerness and high expectation by
her admirers In New York. They were
numerous enough at her recital yester
day to fill Aeolian Hall, not only floor
and gallery, but stage as well, "where
seat were ranged for those who could
not be provided for elsewhere. The
audience was cordially enthusiastic,
making the singer repeat several songs
and add others to her program. At the
f'"i' conn ner nearer) overwnelmed
her almost with qfferlngs of flowers.
E Mine. Gadskl's program was devoted
almost wholly to German lleder. Her
sirrnunii w.,. nt a-i....... -,.. ,
JranS. Brahms, Wolfe, Mendelssohn and
N, Y, TEACHER SUSPENDED
Src-ther-teachers Champion Charged
NKW YORK, Nov. It-Henrietta nod
man. who has championed the mother
teachers In their fight against the Board
of Education. Is to be suspended by
Superintendent Maxwell on a charge of
Insubordination. She U aoused of having
written to a morning newspaper satirizing
ttut action of the oBard of Eduo&tlon.
Mr. Maxwell said Miss Rodman was
srullty of gross misconduct In oritlclUng
her superiors, and, although he was In
sympathy with her Ideas, he felt jt his
duty to suspend her.
"In my ten years' Service In the public
school 1 have received little but punish
wont, and I am, not, therefore, surprised
at Mr. Maxwell's attitude." said Miss
MISTAKEN AS DEEB, KILLED
I'OBTAUE. Me.. Nov. li-MUtakw f
a deer, fcamuel Downiog was shot and
KW4 by Homer Sutherland, a U-yr-eW
hoy. Both were hunting at the
6uttwrUud hums, unknown to o other
The ted aw omctMax nave, ui be
i 0...4 It a! ftred, the bullet r truing
U.ivut LVWcOaf'M lUHSM. --,
AT THE WILMINGTON CONFERENCE OF THE
DIVIDED ON METHOD
Proposal to Establish Selling
Agencies Arouses Discus
sion in Which Expert Will
Be Asked to Lead.
WILMINGTON, Nov, 12. That granges
in the various State a are doing excellent
work nnd that farmers are coming to ro
allzo the advantage of this form of organ
ization was the tenor of cports submitted
to tho National Grange today.
These reports occupied the morning ses
sion, having been contlnuod from yester
day. One of tho subjects for discussion at this
meeting is co-opcrntlo-.i, not c ly In buy
ing supplies, but nlso In selling products.
The report of National Master Oliver
Wilson nt tho previous session dwelt on
this subject, but favored th- establish
ment of bureaus of Information to give
advice as to best markets and best meth
ods of marketing rather than selling
The report of tho master was followed
by an Interesting address by John C.
Ketcham, of Hast lgs, Mich, who Is much
Interested In this mcthcJ. Such an Im
pression was made It was deemed nd
visablo to have an address by an e' pert
on the co-operative plan, and such o
spcnkT will be obtained to mnke an ad
dress beforo the session Is over.
The various features 01 tho report of
tho National Master will go to appropri
ate committees for consideration, nnd rec
ommendations wl be mnde later In the
session as to tho action deemed advis
able. One portion of the address which Is
attracting considerable attention con
cerns good roads. Though the master de
clared In favor of good roads without
national aid, he was of the opinion that
such roads ought to be built by the States
iind local divisions with Government aid,
asserting they should be paid for at once
rather than Issue bonds and make the
roads a debt for posterity to pay,
There Is general regret that at this
Besslon F. C, Bancroft, master of the
Delaware Stata Grange, who had much to
do with bringing tho grange to Delaware
for Hh meeting, lr unable to be present.
He has been severely ill with typhoid
fever at his home In Wyoming nnd is Just
recovering. The grange expressed Its re
gret at his Inability to be present and
sent a message ot sympathy to him. Mr.
Bancroft was to have been in charge of
the conferring of the sixth degree at
tho meeting this evening. His place will
be taken by Harvey Walker, another
prominent member of the State grange.
Forty candidates received tho fifth de
gree last night and there will be a num
ber far the sixth degree this evening.
The seventh degre on Friday night will
be tho big ceremony. This degree will be
conferred In the Playhouse.
It Is believed there will be 0000 people
here tomorrow, which Is expected to be
the big day of the session.
Tho hearing of reports from the Stoto
granges will take most of the time to
day, as only a small number of the SI
Htates having such bodies have so far re
ported. One of the most Interesting reports so
far made was that of B. Frank Klack,
master ot the Maryland State grange.
That State has been successful In or
ganizing four new granges in tne course
of tho year.
Suffragists today opened a booth In the
grange headquarters In the Hotel Du
Pont. Tho Anti-Woman Suffragists al
ready had quarters there, and In orde,r
not to show partiality, suffrage advocates
were Invited to come. It was mado plain,
however, that the National Grange Is not
committed either to votes for women or
Grace : The girls are all talking
about it. Ask them!
fJ-f1V,rJ--vVfHI' m. m'm'tfim n' JTiI itfiTfls'i -' -' -1-1 " '- ' - - ' "'" "P"" I '.ilj JjgWMPMeBS ? " ii ''ff8.
n jlCSSni -Mstl
HtR?SO W. ?IV,I.L.
Miroj? or wiMArs-r&A
to tho opposite side. Members feel that
both sides have a right to plead their
WOMAN TREASURER REPORTS.
Mrs. Eva McDowell, treasurer of the
National Grange, made her annual report
on tho financial condition of the order last
evening. Mrs. McDowell, who comes from
Massachusetts, occupies a novel position
In tho Grange. Her husband was the
first treasurer of the national body, nnd
at his death sho was elected to the posi
tion. Sho has served the body most ac
ceptably. Sho Is now completing her 21th
Only ono national ofllccr will be elected
at this session. This will be n member
ot tho executive committee, who will be
chosen on Tuesday. It Is expected there
will be a lively contest for this office. An
attempt nlso will be made later on to
change the apportionment of delegates so
that States with a large number of
Granges and n largo membership in tho
order will have more dclogntes to tho nn
tlonal body than the smaller States.
This afternoon the womon members of
the delegation were taken on an auto
mobile ride to tho various points of In
terest nbout the city.
Tho women were also Invited to a tea
at the Wilmington Country Club Satur
TOWN SELLS JAIL FOR $83.12
Gets Bid of Unnecessary Luxuries,
Fearing Hard Winter.
NOANK. Conn., Nov. 12. Already
pretty hard up and foarlng- a tough
winter In Connecticut with a Republican
Administration and Legislature on the
job, this vlllago today got rid of some
of Its unnecessary luxuries, the village
lock-up and contents bringing $33.12 at
The Jail building, an unpretentious
affair as compared with the Tombs, In
New York, was knocked down to Sqund
rlto Brothers, of Mystic, for $75, and two
other bids took the Jail stove and uten
sils for $9.S7, A quilt and mattress
HUNTER KILLED BY DEER
Ontnrlo Sinn Attacked In Boat by
LINDSAY, Ont., Nov. 12. An unusual
hunting accident occurred yesterday at
Buck Lake, five miles south of Wllbcr
force, by which William Hughlc, Jr., of
that village, lost his life. Hughlo had
wounded a deer, which turned nnd at
tacked him while he wns In his canoe,
pitching him Into tho lnko.
A companion, who heard his cries for
help, swam out to his noslstanco and
brought him ashore alive, but ho died
soon afterward from the wounds in
flicted by the deer and Immersion In tho
MISS MARGUERITE C. WALZ
Studio of Modern Dances
1604 WALNUT STREET
Un. Ellz&bnh W. Iltad, Ctaaptroot.
The C, Ellwood Carpntr Bchool, 112.1 Chest
nut at. Experienced Instructors. Teach the
very latent itepe dally from 10 a. m nranchei
everywhere- Telephone, Filbert 4201,
want" to ForiMyoun own class
or take . Strictly private Leeion Coneult
Arm-llruit. Cheitnut St.. 1118.
SPECIALIST In up-to-the-minute dances.
Jessie Willson Stiles
Stanley Baird Reed
Castle Polka I.a Ruse
Ball Hoom Fade Parisian Poll rtoom Tango
One-Step Canter Walts
SUITE 204 rnKRSEIl OUILDINO,
1T14 CHESTNUT ST.
nll l'hone Spruce 4ttt2.
ATLANTIC CITT N.J.
Provides a charm of comfort and
eae nmlilet characteristic environ
ment that has established It aa an
Ideal seashore home.
Directly on the ocean front.
Walter J. nuznv.
LAKBWOOn. N. J.
A modern hotel with quiet air of domesticity
and a homelike atmosphere.
E. E SPANQENDEnO MT.
ROOM, WITH BATH. ILoO
NEW MODERN FIREPROOF
SHIELDS STATUE UNVEILED
Missouri Honors Mnn Who Won Dis
tinction In War nnd Peace,
CARROrvrON, Mo., Nov. 12.-MIssourI
today honored the memory of Brigadier
General James Shields by unveiling a
$10,000 statuto to this warrior statesman,
who llffl burled here.
General Shlcld.4 holds n unhtue place In
American history, having served as a
senator from throe Suites Illinois, Min
nesota and Missouri, after having first
served as the first territorial Governor
of Oregon. He went Into the Mexican
War n Brigadier General and wns crtm
inlmloned n Brigadier General nt tho out
break of the Civil War. Ho died Juno 1,
1870, at Ottumwa, la., was burled here
and for 30 years his grave was almost
forgotten. Two years ngo Congress ap
propriated $1000 for a monument nnd Mis
souri decided to honor the man who gavo
the last few years of his service to tills
Shields began tho practice, of law at
Kaskaskla, 111., In 1832.
"Drys" antherlng Evidence
COATUSVILLE, I'a., Nov. 12,-No-ll-ccuso
workers who succeeded In making
this town "dry" from April, 1913, to
April. 1014, have begun to gather ovl
drnro to submit to the Llconso Court
which will nit In West Chester next
March. They aim to nhotv tho town
during tho "dry" spell was better than
now. Flvn licenses were granted hero
Store Opens 8:30 A. M.
ni pwassfr; m n e its L J i , ,??S34.
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yiHIOEVER cares for
rare thiinigs, odd
things, things truly old
and other things that
are accurate reproduc
tions off the old, should
save a half hour and
spend it in the spacious
new Section on the Fifth
Floor, Chestnut. Were
are Gothic oaken chests
and cabinets, full to
cades and damasks; and
embroideries ffrom dis
tant Hands. liere are fire
places of wood delicately
carved with fruits and
flowers; iron fire-guards
and andirons; precious
filet laces; little carved
figures of wood; old
Flemish tapestries; curi
ous lamps, vases and
(Fifth Floor, Chestnut)
JCUR STORE now very
busy. Though it is
generally known, there
is no harm in our re
minding people that all
furs in the Wanamaker
Store are true to name.
Some very beautiful silky
lynx furs are here now in
a great variety of neck
pieces, Start at $22.50,
and muffs start at
(Third Floor, Chettnut)
j uljiiiji sbi si nwiaesea nisi
STEEL MILLS RESUME
Plants In Pittsburgh District Place
Thousands Back at Work.
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 12.-Orders
were Issued yesterday by officials of the
Pittsburgh Steel Company, at Monewien,
for the firing of four largo open hearth
furnaces which have been Idle for some
time. They will resume operations next
Monday, nnd the 4W0 men employed In
the steel company's plant will get five
dns' work each week Instead of less
than three, as at present.
The barbed wire department at tho
plniil has been working under pressure
for omc time, labor hcllm continued on
Saturday nights nnd Sunday. This
activity Is due to largo ordcts fiom Rus
sia and France.
The Pittsburgh Products Company's
plant, near the Pittsburgh Steel Com
pany's milt, Is working full time.
Two mills which havo been shut down
for some tlm due to lack of orders be
gnu operations this morning nt tho plant
of tho Cnrncglo Steel Company, In
Twins Born In Two Counties
COATESVILLE. Pa.. Nov 12. Twins
born In two different counties In the
novel distinction of Mrs. Matilda Xua
ltlia, of Parkcsburg. A baby boy wns
burn nt her home In Hint place, after
which sha became III and was hurried
In n Imxnltnl In Lancaster, where a sec
ond child, a gill, was born.
7 If? an rit nn ii tin ii IcsSSsLSmiiiS
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Organ Plays Tomorrow at 9,
LARGE SPECIAL SALE
in the Young Women's
Store off five hundred
fine winter coats and
broadcloth suits. The
suits are all marked $15
and are high "special"
at the price. The coats
go from $13.75 to $18.75
and are as remarkable as
the suits. Young women
will not want to miss
(Second Floor, Chestnut)
Tomorrow a Special
Sale of Cut Glass.
Rich Very Low
Priced Brand New
From the Cutting
(Fourth Floor, Central)
E WILL HAVE a little
sale of men's Chif
foniers at about 25 per
cent, less than regular
prices, the reason being
that they are odd pieces.
$46 is the price of a chif
fonier 68 inches high,
48 inches wide, with
five drawers, closet, mir
ror and wardrobe. At this
price it can be had in
either mahogany or gold
en oak. In Circassian
walnut it costs $52.
Others going up to $88.
GREAT CROP OF CRANBERRIES
New Jersey Yield Estimated at
1IAMMONTON, N. J., Not', it. -Th
cranberry crop In New Jersey Is proving!
lo bo a "whopper" this year. Grower
In tlili vicinity declare that 1,000,000 bush-
eU of tho berries will have been plckeS
when the harvest now under wny Is com
pietetl. This would mean nn Increase of
30 per rent, over last year's crop.
Whether the historic side dish of th
TlmnksgltliiK turkey will be cheaper thl
year has not yet been decided by grow
erB, although Indications are the supply
will exceed the demand. The present
quotation of $l.fO per barrel Is $1 less
than Inst jenr's price at this time. Hotv
over, the berries enn bo kept In cold,
stormio for four months to draw a post
Reward Offered for Capture of Man
Who Escaped Delaware Workhouse.
WILMINGTON. Del., Nov. 12. It I
hoped that the rewurd of $100 whloli
has been offered for the arrest of Cor
nellUB Htrcet, who escaped from the
workhouse on Monday morning, will re
sult In his capture.
A man nnswcrlng his description wrtsl
Been In Wilmington early on the morn
ing after the home of Pierre H du Pont
wan robbed of clothing. The man
stopped In nn office which In open all
night nnd nuked what tlmo tho next
train started for Philadelphia.
Store Closes 5:30 P. M.
11 and 5:15
3OO WOMEN'S SUITS
and dresses marked
at $1 1 .75 will be the feat
ure off the Fashion
Salons tomorrow. We
think we will be told that
they are very wonderful.
Thesuits are well-tailor-ed
winter fabrics; the
dresses are all pretty
("first Floor, Central)
JgRACELET watches are
more than ever in
demand by the fair. . It
may be of sterling silver
and as inexpensive as
$12.50 or as high as $21.50
for an exquisite little
affair, beautifully enam
eled. Prettiest off all, are
the gold bracelet watches
many off which have the
watches detachable so
that they may be worn
as a sautoir and, in some
cases, there are extra
links to the bracelet to
allow it to be worn by
itself, $25 to $75.
(Jewelry Store, Chestnut and
jgLANKETS are wel
come. Four big box
es just in; ready today
at $5 and $6 a pair.
These are 80 per cent,
wool. These are all very
good and hardly to be
matched at these prices.
Of course there are
plenty other blankets
here, part cotton or all
wool, as you prefer.
(Fifth Fw, Market)
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