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PHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1014.
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TWO KILLED, TWO
' HURT WHEN AUTO.
. IS HIT BY TRAIN
fl-Vagcdy at a Crossing of the
Reading Railway at St.
. Nicholas, Schuylkill
rOTTSVlLLR, Ta.. Nov. H.-Death rode
Ilu an automobile party, which was
(ruck by a train nt a much-used cross
ing nt St. Nicholas, over the Phlladel
UhlsLnnil Reading Railway, The party
consisted of Peter McCormlck, station
Kent for the Reading, at Olrnrdvltle; his
Mjtii Nnrmnn; his cousin, Mrs, Somner
Brown, all of (llrardvllle, and his sister-In-law.
Miss Mnry Horn, of Malsovllte,
teacher of the public schools
'The automobile was crushed like an
egg shell. Normnn McCormlck and Mrs.
Brown wero killed. Peter McCormlck Is
at the Miners' Hospital, at Fountain
Sprngs, suffering from serious Injuries.
IMIsallforn's Injuries wero of a less serious
Tlys party spent last evening at
Mahanoy City and they reached the
crossing- on their return trip nt 10:20
o'clock They failed to hear the approach
of a' special train being run to haul water
tor' the collieries. In that section, since
the drought became so severe In this
ectlon. They were not nware of their
peril until the locomotive loomed up grim
arid mennclng In front of them.
The next moment there was a crash and
the occupants of the automobile Tvcro
hurled In several directions. Mrs. Drown
iCnd ydung McCormlck were Instantly
killed, their bodies being badly mnnglcd.
The senior McCormlck may not recover.
IMjss Horn, It Is expected, will soon be
about tier school duties again.
McCormlck Is one of the most popular
railroad men In Schuylkill County. The
water train was not expected by the party
because they always run special.
SUSPECT DODGES MANY
BULLETS DURING CHASE
Policemen Empty Revolvers Before
i Fleeing Man Surrenders.
Tn capturing- Fred lose, said by the
police to be a deserter from the United
States Navy and the thief who robbed
ruanv- houses since last June, Special
Policemen Stlllman and Robinson, of tho
Third and Dickinson streets station, shot
BwaX all their amunttlon. Stlllman also
suffered a sprained ankle,
-tone, when arrested, had three diamond
rlpKB' valued at J300, a gold match safe
and a sliver and gold knlfo in his pocket.
The knife Is the property of Albert
Uleth. son of Charles Illeth, filOO Park
venue, whose residence was robbed yes
terday, the police say. Lose made the
iti'qualutnncc of Paul Gurlch, a caretaker
o( the Sailors' Home, 1103 East Moya
Itienslng avenue, yesterday and asked
Gurlch to go to Baltimore with him,
Gurlch said Lose showed him Jewelry and
admitted that he had stolen It.
Gurlch guided the police to" 3d street
and Washington avenue where he was to
meet Lose. Lose recognized the police
nnd fled. The chase went many squares
before the shots frightened him Into sur
rendering. DR. W. C. STILLWELL DIES
JLponleoty Kills Leading Specialist in
Dr. Walter r. Stlllwell. one of the city's
foremost specialists in diagnosis, died
early today at his homo, 1248 South Broad
street, from apoplexy. He was 63 years
Doctor Stlllwell, who was graduated
from the Medical School of the University
of Pennsylvania, practiced in South
(Philadelphia for many years. He also
conducted a drug store at 8th and
Wharton streets. i
Doctor Stlllwell leaves a widow, who
was Miss Eleanor M. Molloy; a son,
(Waller A, Stlllwell, and a daughter. Miss
Unna'M. Stlllwell. James C, Stlllwell, an
attorney of this city. Is a brother.
FIVE STEAMSHIPS SAIL
Unusually Heavy Exports for Day
Valued at $2,000,000.
Exports through this port were heavier
today than they have been since the war
1tsan. It Is estimated the five steam
Blilp sailing will take out cargoes
valued at about JI.00Q.0OO.
.The American Line steamship Merlon,
Whlh sailed for Liverpool from Wash
ington avenue wharf, carried a cargo of
foodstuffs that almost made her sides
bills?. She was drawing 29 feet of water
when i V- left. Included In the various
articles stowed In her holds were thou
sands of dozens of eggs.
Five cabin and SO steerage passengers,
all bound for their homes in England,
are taking the voyage on the, liner.
SCHOOL TO BE DEDICATED
JBullding Named in Honor of Julia-
In the Presence of a distinguished as-
sytibly, the handsome new school at Fern
JJJfek, which has been named for Julia
"Vurd Howe, 13th street and Grange ave-
gm 1lU be floated at 3 JO o'eiock this
.HWioon. Jr ownawiourg win oi-
Aa elaborate program has been arrang
ed tot the exerts attending the dedl
ctry Mrvlec. At J-JO o'clock a parade
will form at Spacteer street and UmkWn
rtfta, voter comwaaa t CnbmtJ eias
jfCrago. In w" b OWI War
VtrB. Vataran at tha Tfeaetga Wan
i United Slates, patriotic and ft.
aiuiars. ftw Saouta, residents at
stock sud'Mfceot ohBdrea.
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"feet" in a HUn towa, aa wiwa
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tfce csiutaa nartar tt tea vaJMa ta
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P. R. R. AND READING
INCREASE IN FARES
Through Rates Raised to
23o Cents a Mile, 60-trip
Tickets Advanced 25
Cents, Effective Dec. 15.
The predicted Incfcase In passenger
fares on the Pennsylvania Rnllrond, the
Philadelphia and Heading ItnlUny and
other carriers, has been announced nnd
new tariffs containing substantial changes
were filed with the Interstate Commerce
Warning of the Impending increase wm
glten some time ago when the rnllioadn
Increased the cost of mileage books nnd
announced they would withhold decision
on passenger fares pending tho rehearing
granted on the appeal for higher freight
rates. The action came ns the result of
tho refusal of the Interstate Commerce
Commission to 'grant freight rate in
creases. The order becomes effective De
cember IS. '
TK1P TICKETS GO fP.
Though no changes will be made In
suburban or local one-wny fares, holders
of monthly trip nnd school tickets will be
forced to pay from M to 25 cents nboe
present charges. A number of trip tick
ets will be withdrawn from salo alto
gether, nnd all excursion tickets except
thoso to resort points will he discontinued.
The changes In Btihurban rates have been
so adjusted that no person traveling on
commutation tickets will have to pay
more than one cent n day additional fare.
In Its ofllclal announcement published
today, the Pennsylvania Ilallroatl stated
thut modern Improvements, made recently
for the safety, comfort and convenience
of passengers, have proven so costly that
It becomes necessary to seek more reve
nues. The following changes will be mado In
suburban rates," effective December 15:
The 60-trlp monthly ticket will be
ndvanced 15 cents above the present
The 46-trlp school ticket will be ad
vanced 20 cents.
The 10O-trlp ticket will be withdrawn
The 180-trlp quarterly ticket will bo
sold nt three times the monthly rate,
this ticket will be kept on sale for the
convenience of those who do not caro
to purchase a ticket every month.
Tho CO-trlp ticket will be withdrawn
Strip tickets will bo withdrawn from
Ten-ride tickets will be sold, good
for bearor. They will cost nine times
ine one-way fare.
SHOP.E FARES ADVANCED
Excursion tickets to Atlantic City,
Cape May and other seashore points
will be ndvnnced 23 cents.
All excursion tickets except those to
resort points will be withdrawn from
Hound-trip tickets will be sold at
twice tho one-way fare nnd will bo
good until used, with stop-over priv
ileges. No changes will be made In any
suburban or local one-way fares.
Through, or Intcr-terrltorlal, fnrei
have been revised on a basis of 2Ji
cents a mllo ns the maximum rate.
The following are some of the prin
cipal changes made. Proportionate
readjustments will be made from In
termedia to eastern points to western
cities. They will become effectlvo
11.72 IS 01
Phlladelchln to Chicago ...
Philadelphia to Loulullle.
rh adelplila to Columbus .
Philadelphia to Cincinnati.
PM ade phla to Indianapolis.
Philadelphia to Plttahunh..
SHALL U. S. INCREASE ARMS?
NO, SAY BRYN MAWR GIRLS
College Girls Wallop Militarism in
The aoldlers of the
Should leave their
U. S. A., tha sallora
ahlpa and forti
Alai. there's nothing- left to them but rala-
For Iiryn Mwr g!rl v.:
ant no Increaae In
The United States of America may now
give mnall Idea of nn increase In arma
ment, Tf It has any respect for tho opin
ions of Bryn Mawr"a Juniors. The ques
tion has been decided by a debating team
of three 1915 class girls who met three
from the class of 1916 In a debate on
"Should the United States Increase Its
At the end of the debate the Judges de
cided the best arguments had been put
forth by the non-armament side. The de
bate was under the auspices of the Bryn
Slawr College Debating Society and was
the first formal session of that organlza
tlon. CHINESE EGGS BOUND HERE
8,800,000 Pounds Valued at ?1,406,
000 on Ship.
Eight million, ght hundred thousand
pounds of eggs are on their way to this
port on the, British steamship Broad
mouth from Hongkong. The cargo Is due
here In the early part of Deeember by
way of the Panama Canal. Only part of
the cargo will be, dlseharged at Phila
delphia. The remainder wll be taken to
other ports. The eggs are being shlpoed
by an HnslUh syudlaate, who bought
them at the outbreak of the war far
The eggs are being kept below the freez
ing pomt In aiu of M. H 30, 44 and so
sound. At prevailing prleea the eargo
is valued at fLM The cargo will
be ud prJaalpatiy by bakers.
OLD BALIi PLAYER' DEAD
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Oreea Sucoumbs to Bffaett of Blow
w Head. "
BasaaaN aba,mpUat of yean ago were
rUat t ta$ ftwaral yastwday of
"D5Kr' "L " ' far
Vm CUaage WMto Sax Warn, at Ma tor-
urn wi-iwiiB, Mffww wr aaa-
tha X. Homer J Vobug.
of the Canaan North Bant
'uaw year ago Qtto was struck ea
tkw Ma4 aw a kail ba In a Ks.au.
JParalMaa foMawaa H H4 is tb, Caa-
"uni Uoaptui fja tfaa eStcm ca!
TRIO OF DARTMOUTH STARS WHO PLAY AGAINST PDNN
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LABOR WILL HOLD
BALANCE OF POWER
IN NEXT CONGRESS
Announcement Made at A.
F. of L. Convention That
1 7 Representatives Will
Carry Union Cards.
FBANK WALSH ON LABOR'S
The Insistent demand of labor Is for
the complete, democratization of in
dustry, meaning that every worker
shall huva u compelling vote In the
fixing of his compensation, the hours
of his labor nnd the conditions under
which he shall work.
Labor claims that Justice can not bo
assured except through a freo nnd
voluntary system of collective bar
gaining between employer and em
plojc. Tho meaning of the term "col
lective bargaining" may be had by
paraphrasing tho lines of Charles
Ferguson" the author of "Bellglon and
Democracy": "It Is the machinery de
vised by studious and sclf-sacrlflcing
men toprevent the well-fed from driv
ing hard bargains with tho hungry."
Chairman U. S. Commission on In
November 14, 1914.
It became known today at the con
vention of the American Federation of
Labor that 17 members of the next Con
gress will be union card men. Labor,
therefore, will control the balance of
These men are Frank Buchanan, of
Illinois; William Cary, of "Wisconsin;
John Casey, of Pennsylvania; G. G. Hel
vering, of Kansas; Albert Johnson, of
Washington; Edward Keating, of Colo
rado; John Key, of Ohio; David Lewis,
of Maryland; Meyer London, of New
York; James Maher, of New York; John
Nolan, of California; VS. E. Roberts, of
Nevada; Isaac Sherwood, of Ohio;
Charles Smith, of New York, and Carl
van Dyke, of Minnesota.
The Democrats will havo IB more than
enough to control the House.
It Is evident, therefore, that organized
labor, represented by 17 members, can
hold (he balance of power in the House
of Representatives If these members were
to lay aside party dissensions and vote
as a whole on labor measures, or united
In filibustering in order to force conces
sions along the line of labor legislation.
It Is pointed out by delegates at the
convention that the passage and adoption
of the "labor-exemption clause" In the
Clayton anti-trust law was due entirely to
the co-operation and the united stand
taken by the "labor group" m congress.
It Is also pointed out that should the 17
"laborltes" In the 64th Congress continue
this co-operation they would be In a posl
tlon to force many other valuable con
cessions. Delegates said today that there Is every
indication that President Wilson will call
an extra session of the new 61th Congress
next spring to consider labor legislation.
TODAY'S SESSION SHOUT.
This morning's session of the conven
tion was the shortest of the week. Sev
eral resolutions of minor Importance were
The convention adjourned then until
Tomorrow the delegates will hold & me
morial meeting ln memory of the late
P. T. McQuire and'deorKe Chance, both
of Philadelphia, "wh were Instrumental
In the earlier days 64 labor, organization
in giving life and shape to the'movement.
MAN ACCUSED OF ARSON
Arrested After ' TaUjdngr Freely in
Saloon About Camden Pire.
Lawrence Merry Held, who gave two ad
dresses on Buttonwood street, was held
without bail today by'MaTltrate Belcher,
at the 10th arMButtenwtod streets sta
tion, an 'a charge of anon. Merryfleld
was arrested, by Speolal Policemen Barry,
Ernest and Clark, after they had sought
him for'mnra than a week.
The man was taken in a Aaloon at Uth
and Balnbridge streets. The police say
he was dismissing the big tiro that de
stroyed a lumber yard Ja Camden Thur
day sight James B. Halnesl 1TM North
S streat. amployad la a stkaU at UT
and North Hi street, testified that
UartyfteM td . toiter(Ag4 about the
place far sewarat 4ai, sad ,ivas is the
table several days ago. jusr before a
lira waa iHacovef'iflifl
Tbrea ottoer stable Area have occiwxed
la that neighborhood, ell at th hbi
plate, m ana t North Sth Lre. within
tha last neek liu police, aay JaefryAetd
amt having turued tn lintel
s tvitK v"w'nrrTMswKvira
, O9STMOUTH .
INCREASE IN FARE
TO ATLANTIC CITY
Merchants Incensed by
Amendment Following P.
R. R.'s Refusal to Build
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. Nov. 14.
Indignation over an announced Increase
of fares from Philadelphia to Atlantic,
Slty, following close Upon the heels of
a refusal of Pennsylvania trnfllc officials
to accede to demands oft business for
shore betterment, rnn riot In the busi
ness community this morning.
"We have been uniformly friendly
toward tho railroads and this is what
we get for It," said Benjamin Bacha
rach, president of the Chcmber of Com.
Merchants who are not so close to the
railroads ns the big hotel men of the
beach front are particularly incensed be
causo repeated efforts to prevail upon
the Pennsylvania to build a modern sta
tion In the place of Its antiquated fram
tenhlnal have been fruitless.
Feeling Is particularly strong over the
raising of fares for the third-rail line
frorn Camden to the shore, a return trip
ticket for which will in future cost p.
When the line was first opened with
hourly trains, theare was il.EO.for the
round trip. Subsequently It .was .Increased
to $1.75,, with a decrease of train serv
ice, Now with still fewer trains, the fare
is to be K.
TakingMnto consideration the fact that
it Is possible to ride 10 miles in New
York for a nickel, business men today
said that It would be an ample figure for
the electric train trip, considering the
time consumed. Some professed to be
lieve that the fare advance is a move
to compensate the line for the enormous
bill of damages Incurred when an electric
train dashed from the Thoroughfare
bridge with heavy loss of life, some years
Moro optimistic citizens expressed the
opinion that the railroad is after more
revenue to provide for the long delayed
McADOO GIVES OUT MEDALS
Pive Persons Remembered for Deeds
WASHINGTON, Nov, H.-Secrajary of
the Treasury McAdoo today awarded
silver medals to Ave persons for gal
lantry. 'TJie recipients are .Albert E. K$ly. pf
Bqffalo, N. Y-, formerly a corporal In
Battery p, 6th United States Artillery,
who rescued a fellow toldler from drown
ing in the Philippines' In 1S01; Ernest W,
Keller, electrician In the navy, who
saved a woman from drowning .off Val
(ejo,' Cal., on September 28; Peter Mo
Nell, of New York, who saved two men
from drowning July IS and August 7;
Sergeant Russell Apsley. Marine Corps,
who saved a fellow soldier from drown
Ing August 38. and W. J. Guerre, of
New York, who rescued a boy from the
North River on September 8.
DIBPUTE OVER OUABDIANBHIP
Daughters of Woman 07 Years Old
Not Agreed on Appointment.
The appointment of n guardian for Mrs.
Anna M. Ware, ST years old. of German
town, which was petitioned by two of her
daughters. Mis. Margaret I. Lavers and
Miss Mary Ware, and opposed by the
third daughter. Miss Helen Ware, was
htd under consideration today by Judge
Catr, after be bad concluded the bearing
The daughters making the petition de
uUrsd that, owing to their mother's a4
Tineed age tbey feared she would fall a
prey 'to designing persons, other oum
brs of the family admitted that a gap
ba ba O9M0 in ih family over tha
aMismnent by tb mother ut hr estate,
worth approsiiMMty W,0W, to the Uttb-
MISSES THE MERION
BY FIVE MINUTES
Long Journey Brings Ser
geant to Dock as Liner Dis
Women Sail as Nurses.
When the steamship Merlon, of the
American Line, sailed for battle-scarred
Europe today, It carried three young
Philadelphia women who will net ns
trained nurses In Belgium, and nn Eng
lishman, who will offer his services to
the British army.
Five minutes nfter the ship had start
ed on Its voyage, another mnn, George
M. King, who had come all the way
from Canada to catch the ship, so that
he might be In England on the 30th to
enlist In tho English army, rushed down
"I nm nn English reservist nnd must
reach London, or I may be charged with
desertion." said the man. "I came all
the way from Canada to get that boat,
and now I have missed It by five min
utes. I nm a sergeant In the Leicester
mrics nnd received the call only two
CAN SAIL NEXT WEEK.
The man's ticket was finally changed
by the authorities, so ho can sail on the
Baltic, which leaves New York next
Wednesday. King brought his wife and
daughter with him to wish him "bon voy-,
age," and they n'lso will go to the me
tropolis. The young women who will act ns
nurses aro tho Misses Cecelia' nnd
Beatrice Gnrvey and Miss Margaret Har
rington, all of Pelham.
The other reservist Is Michael Masklll,
nn Englishman, who has been living In
this country two monthB.
Masklll will land at London to enlist,
fint flm vnllnp wnmAn wilt f-n tn TTrtllnnrl.
their native home. There they will offer
tneir services ana proceeq lmmeaiaieiy
FOLLOWS SOLDIER HUSBAND.
Another paasenger wns Mrs. Leah Nix
on, who Is following her husband to
Europe, where he enlisted In the English
army. She Is from Chester and her hus
band crossed about two months ago. She
received a letter from him two weeks ngo
saying his regiment will be sent to the
front the first of December.'
The Merlon carried a heavy eargo of
-wheat for England. There Is also a big
general cargo, said Captain
LAWYER ACCUSED OF THEFT;
DAUGHTER OFFERS TO REPAY
Former Attorney Here Charged
With Fleecing Poor Clients.
Thomas W. McNeil, formerly a lawyer
In this city, was arraigned at Central
Station before Magistrate Renshaw today
on three charges of embezzlement after
being brought back from New York by
an agent of the Philadelphia Rapid Tran
sit Company. At least one of the three
alleged victims of McNeil has since died
In a poorhouse. The widow of th.ts man
Is said to be in destitute circumstances.
McNeil's daughter. Miss Ortha McNeil,
Of 4010 Walnut street, who is said to be a
graduate of Bryn Mawr, told the police
she would work all her life, if necessary,
to pay back tho money her father Is
charged with embexzlng. McNeil waa
captured after a chase that led all over
He Is charged with falling to turn oyer
2M0 paid to him by the Philadelphia
Rapid Transit Company In settlement of
a suit brought by TOryear-old Thomas J.
Rogers, a laborer, Injured'by a trolley car,
Rogers, so severely Injured that he was
unable to work, died in a Baltimore poor
house. Ills wife is now said to be In a
West Philadelphia home.
McNeil Is alto accused of embezzling
I1E00 from Mrs. Anna- C. Cox, of Downing,
town, and (300 from another client in Ger
mantown. The man's daughter told the
police that If he took money from any one
it waa only because he wanted her and
her sister to be comfortable.
ATJTO PERRY RATES RAISED
P, R, R. to Charge for Each Passen
ger Over Pour.
Ferry rates on automobiles and motor
oycles usjfig Pennsylvania Railroad ferr
r!s will advance Npveynber Jt. The nerv
lee betwean Camden and this cjty. by
Pennsylvania Railroad ferry U most pop
ular wjth, motpr ear owners because of
the shortness of the ride compared with
the Heading, but It is a question whether
tbe thousands of motorists who have been
uatn.g the former will stand for the In
crease. Automobile have been carried at a, Sat
rat of X eeats, regardless of pasnsrt.
The new rata U to be 35 cents, wttb not
awe than four passengers. For each
add! l tonal person tn the machine the reg
ular fare of 1 cent will be ofearged The
motercycliM vUt be compelled iu ui
' lnte4 of v. and for an ,4euuMftl 1
50000 ORGANIZED WORKERS
IN BROAD STREET PARADE
Iftbor Demonstration Last Night
Most Impressive Ever Held Here.
Organized workers of Philadelphia
turned out In one of the most Impressive
parades ever seen In this city Inst night
in honor of the 51th nnnunl convention
of the American Federation of Labor.
Fully 50,000 uplon men swept past the
revlowlng stand occupied by high of
ficials of tho organization In front of
The parade formed nt Diamond street
at S o'clock nnd marchod to Snyder ave
nue. For two hours nnd n half tho
workers pnssed the reviewing stand In
a steady stream, ATler tho first division
had dlsbnnded at Snyder nVenuo others
were Just forming nt Diamond street.
Frank Feency was tho grand marshal.
Fifty bands furnished music for tne
procession, nil composed of union
musicians, Each division wns headed
by n motortruck or automobile bearing
In the reviewing eland snt Mayor
IllankcnUurg, Senator Penrose. Samuel
Oompers, "Mother" Jones nnd John W.
Brown, who led tho coal strike In West
Virginia, nnd other noted olllclals of
EIGHT AIRMEN IN FIGHT;
GERMAN OFFICERS KILLED
Allied Machines' Plight Proves Pntnl
PAItlS, Nov. H. An encounter In whlclf
wero engnged eight aeroplanes, four
Germans', two French and two British,
occurred in the vicinity of Yprcs. Tho
Geiman machines wero destroyed finally
by artillery, and the eight oillcctp they
carried were killed.
Tho Germans wero seen npproachliig to
reconnoltro tho lines of tho Allies. The
French nnd British airships Immediately
ascended to meet them. For sometlmo
tho aircraft circled nbout one another, ris
ing and descending, while machine guns
spattered bullets among them. The sky
wns clear, and the'gunncrs on the ground
had a good view of-the aeroplanes, but
fniled to cripple, any of the German ma
chines. Then suddenly four of the Allies' ma
chines mndo a swift dash down toward
their own trenches nnd wero followed by
the Germans, who too lato discovered tho
feint nnd perceived tho perils of tho situa
tion only when shrnpncl burst nbout
them. In a few minutes the four German
aeroplanes crashed to earth.
BOY ACCUSED OF SHOOTING
DOG HELD FOR HEARING
Son of Ex-Judge Gordon Defendant
In Suit Brought by Neighbor.
Androw Gordon, 17 years old, a son of
ex-Judge James Gay Gordon, who Is In
volved In a dog shooting case In West
town, will have n hearing next Monday
before Justice of the Peace J. Jones
Patrick at West Chester.
The complalnnnt against otitis Gordon
Is J. It. Dickey, who owns a place ad
joining tho Gordon cstata. It Is charged
by Mr. Dickey that Gordon had shot the
dog nnd that tho latter had suffered for
soma time, dragging Itself home from the
Gordon yard and dying In tho Dickey
yard, where Its body was found by Mrs.
There was a hearing In tho case last
night. Gordon was not present. He wns
represented by Robert Oawthrop, nn at
torney. CORSETS SAVE WOMAN
WHOSE CLOTHING BURNS
Gas Range Again Proves Unlucky for
A pair of corsets probably saved the
life of Mrs. Ella Surrick, tf years old,
of 2313 North Boudlnot street, whose
kimono caught fire ns she was lighting
her kitchen stovo today. Her hair and
clothing were burned. She Is In a critical
condition at the Presbyterian Hospltnl.
Mrs. Surrick had Just lighted the gas
range when her Bleeve caught fire, John
McClenlck, a neighbor, answered her
screams, rolled her In a quilt and
quenched the flames with water. At the
hospital It was found all her clothing
except her corsets had been burned off.
The gaa range has been unlucky for
Mrs. Surrick of late. Two weeks ago her
clothing caught fire In the same way, but
she beat out the flames herself. Last
week she slipped and was severely bruised
by hitting her head against the stove.
Her husband, William Surrick, is a travel
ing salesman, now in Baltimore.
SWARTHMORE'S WAR FUND
Leading Citizens Organize Committee
for Relief of Victims.
Leading citizens of Swarthmore have
otganlzed a War Relief Committee of
Bwarthmore for the purpose of immediate
raising of funds for Belgians and other
war victims. Every church, Swarthmore
College, schools, various religious, social
and dramatic organizations will be repre
sented In tho work. .
Burgess Perry Is chairman of the com.
mlttee. The following were elected of,
Vice Chairman, Carroll Thayer; Cor.
responding Secretary, Dr. It. M. Little;
Recording Secretary, Charles A. Smith
Treasurer, the Ry. George a. sarr?
BURIED SIX DAYS; RESCUED
Miner's Family Had Mourned Him
DUMJTH, Minn., Nov. HAfter being
buriedfby a cave-ln in the Ely m "!
since last Monday. Joseph fibuslk. an!
parently uninjured but exhausted, was
taken from the shaft avo today. His
dead ? chdren had mourned him as
Another body was taken from the mine.
taWhir ,hV0Ur men wmatalnj
Intthe debris have been redoubled.
Seek Accomplice of Negro Murderer
JACKSONVILLE. FJa., Nov. H.-After.
lynching John Bvana. a Negro, for the
murder of Edward F. Sherman, of Cam!
den, N. J.. In St. Petersburg, Vja. Uti
Tuesday night the erowd dispersed and
there was no disorder. The mob J, trying
to looate the seopnd man who aided In thi
murder and attack on Mrs, Sherman;
- "You can't exptet the French to h
the impossible." ' Mayor Prton It
a lwe . 'The &ZJZ
are figbttog bravely, but they ean'tdT.
the !poH. They're sot SLVSiejvI
"Casey was (wagging about a dog he
" 'We had a are at our house oue
night,' aald he, 'and Hawser, that brave
doc f asrfn. rusted in and saved my
four children, one at a time. a,o4 then by
,-rMue. Mat before the " te tu be
meie a grand fifth tush, and brought ..
BOMB IN COURTROOM
IMPERILS THE tlVES
OF MANY PERSONS
Policeman Dashes' Forward
and PinchesFuse of Dead
ly Missile Magistrate
Opposed by I. W. W.
NEWoniC, Nov. H.-An unidentified
man, believed to be nn Italian, tried un
successfully to explode a bomb In tha
police court In the Criminal Courls Build
ing In this city nt 10 o'clock this morning.
Tho deadly missile, with tho fuse still
spluttering, wns quickly grasped by Pa
trolman Rlohard L. O'Connor, who
snuffed out tho spark nnd throw the bomb
out of the window. The thing landed on
the streot close to n street car, but did
Before O'Connor orpther court attend
ants could get hold of the bomb-thrfftyer,
tho man fled through a door Into the main
corridor nnd escaped to tho street, being"
swallowed up In tho throng of persons
assembled In the building and on 'the
sidewalk at the time.
Tho man deliberately lit the end of the
fuse as ho sat on a sent in the third row
of the court room. Magistrate Campbell
and other court oftlclnls were within a tew
feet of the anarchist, but did not observe
anything unusual In bis movements until
O'Connor made a dash for tho fuso. The
room wns crowded with spectators and
witnesses, and the steel cage was filled
with prisoners at the time. The news of
the attempted explosion nlmost caused a
panic and threw the crowd Into the wild
Inspector Fnurot, head of tho Detective
Bureau, and Owon Eagun, an Inspector
of the Bureau of Combustibles, hastenod
to tho scene of the attempted ullage. An
examination of the bomb flhowed It con
tained many cartridges of 32, Si nnd U
calibre, nnd a largo quantity of guncotton.
The charge was sufficient to wrock the
court room nnd kill or wound many
Mngiatrnte Campbell has been denounc
ed by ccrtajn factions of the Industrial
Workers of the World and by member
of the church of tho Social Revolution
becauso he sentenced Bouck White, head
of the latter Institution, to serve six.
months In prison for trying to start a
debate in tho Fifth avenue Baptist Church
Five Italian suspects and one Spanish
suspect. wero released by the police be
cause there was no evidence to cohncct
them with the bomb explosion In the
Bronx court house last Wednesday night.
PORTER CALLS FOR MONEY.
?12O,000 Needed to Repair Police
An urgent request that Chief Clerk M.
J. Pickering, of tho Department of Public
Safety, ask 'Councils to authorize the 'ex
penditure of $130,000 for repairing police
stations, reached City Hall today front
Director Porter, who Is spending a few
days at Porter's Lake, Pa.
Councils appropriated 1200,000 to repair
police stations from the loan of 1913, hut
ndded n clause calling for an authoriza
tion by Councils before any repairs could
Only JSO.OOO of the money has been ppent
thus far. In his letter Director Porter
pointed out the need for lepalrs at many
police stations nnd added that the release
of tho money at this time would relieve
the sufferings of the unemployed,
BODY FOUND IN RIVER
John J. Hamilton, Missing a Week,
Drowned in the Schuylkill.
The body of John J. Hamilton, of 1517
South Guenther street, was recovered
from the Schuylkill River at the Walnut
street bridge by the police tug Reyburn
Hamilton, who was employed as a
laborer In the Bureau of Highways, dis
appeared from home last Saturday. There
Is no reason known why he should end
his life. He is survived by n widow and
several small children.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 14.
For eastern Pennsylvania-Fair toplght
and Sunday; warmer Sunday; light vari
Fnr'New Jersey-Fair tonight and Bun.
day, except rain Sunday In south portion.
The disturbance that covered the lower
Lake region yesterday has moved rapidly
northeastward and Is passing out near the
Grand Banks this morning. It caused
light rain or snow over Ita entire course,
the are spreading over western and
northern Pennsylvania, but not reaching
the southeastern portion. The Qulf storm
has caused general rains in the central
and eastern portions of the cotton belt.
Penracola, Fla., reports 7.50 Inches dur
ing the last It hours. The northwest,
em disturbance has crossed the Jt&cklea
and spread southeastward over the plains
States. The temperatures fell rapidly last
nght in the Ohio basin and the southern
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