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IN SEVERAL WARDS
bfrtl& December Asscss-
tent Shov Increase Rep-
lfefehtoiions From Republi
can Strongholds Will Be
Increase ! Hie site of Common
Ja expected by political tenders ns
siytlofJthe December assessment, tn
& the talk for a smaller Council.
KSpUbiiean Organisation leadors are
sparing to take no chances, and will
6fiI tho division assessors through their
tuetsllicts with A nno tooth rmnli. n n
M i recont every name possible.
Euecroaso In somo of tho Republican Or-
Eniaiion strongholds, nnd If the
yseessment lisle In theae wards are not
aarcer In December, several nt ih
vsrda win lose Common Councllmcn.
JSaCn. Ward In tho cltv Is nntltlrfl tn at
least ana Common Counellnmn. Kvrv
5"d with S0O0 or Jitore assessed citizens
a mmuiHi to ona Common Councilman
Tor each 4000 names on Din nnnr'
lists'. AsSQSShlenffl nrn inn. In In Run.
Cltmbov. and December each jcar, nnd
StllO tettims OT tlin Intfnr rrmnlli nrn naa.l
yti1 tho City Commissioners to determine
f Tho 1st, Mth. SOtlt nnd 31st Wards nrn
Eexpected to loso one Common Council
ttJHan cadi, whllo n. ealii nf nnn l ..
gpeetcd In tho 29th, lh and 46th Wards.
S-TllO September nMflm,'tlt BlmitfA.t th.
Ret Ward wna shy 659 names to retain Us
tjiieseiii ma representatives. The Mth
OVam lacked H7 names to contlmio Its
r.memoers. Tne 28th Ward lacked 281
fcnames- to keep Ita thrco members. Tho
pist Ward Was 2J1 shy to retain Its pres
licnt representation of two members.
', TlieMOth Ward, according to tho Sep
;tembcr assessment Is entitled to three
? members, whllo tho 46th Ward Is entitled
Ho four Common Councllmcn. Tho 29th
fYVnrd had 174 more names than wero
Miccessary to have two Common Councll
flnen. Tho 23d Ward, with a margin of
Sonty o. wnB shown to bo In dangoV of
Eloslnfr Its extra representative.
S, The Ilepubllcan Organization leaders
EwIH make every effort to havo tho llsta
Skept up to their former mark In tho
(downtown wards, and are planning to
Dycicci ineir own men in mo incrcaseu rep
resentations rrom tne outlying warns.
'GIRL, FOURTEEN PRINCIPAL
SUPPORT OfBIQ FAMILY
Works In Mill for ?2 n Week to Pro
Mrs. Adam Park, the mother of seven
children, ranging In age from one Week to
14 years, told the police of the 20th and
Federal streets station a pitiful story,
ana asked them to nnd her husband. Ac
cording to Mrfe. Park, her husband has
been missing slhce tho birth ot her
ncek-otd son. John.
Elizabeth, the 14-year-old daughter of
Mrs. Park, Is tho principal support of the
family. She earns It a week In a mill
Elizabeth's 70-yenr-old grandmother, Mrs.
,7ane McCall, assists her In supporting the
family whenever oho Ic able. Mri. McCall,
however, shows the wear of her age, nnd
tho most she can earn by washing Is
11.60 a week Neighbors said they would
aid In supporting tho family Until the
husband is located
EVENING LIUHIlCft-frHILADELPHIA', MONDAY, NOVEMBIim 28, 1914.
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JEALOUS MAN TRIES
TO KILL BRIDEGROOM;
STABS TWO OTHER'S
OF BOY'S MURDER
Tells Superintendent of Mis
sion That He Attended
Religious Service After
Strangling 8-year-old Al
Wedding Turned Into Trag
edy, Husband-Elect and
Guests in Jail and Assailant
Senator Edwin H. Vnre has formally
como out In support of William II. Wilson
for speaker or the next House, "if Repre
sentative Wilson Is a candidate for
FRnnlrAK" it.1 Qnnntnf Vnrn wMtn ritn
Ijcusslnc tho Speakership situation, "I will
ido all X can to elect him,
, F "Wilson Is a bright, capable lawyer,
fnnd as a member of the Legislature show-
f.d hims61f eminently equipped to preside
lover that body. I think he should bo
Inlccted as 'the beginning of a new era
Sin Pennsylvania polltics-tho recognition
STof young men." As a result of Senator
!r"Vare'a open declaration of support. WIl
rson Is ospected to announce his candidacy
rwlthin a few days.
Frederick C. Erhardt, of Lackawanna
SCounty. for whom a small boom was
started for the Speakership, hns been
"slated" to bo chairman or mo imponani
House Appropriations Committee. James
R". Wnodward. of Allegheny, wns said by
political leaders several days ago to be
3n lino lor tho place oecause 01 nis wim
lrawal from the Speakership contest.
i Itepubllcan leaders have nnany aeier-
kmlned. however, to give the position to
Sferhitrdt. Woodward Is expected to re-
Kelve tho dialrmanshlp of one of the other
Select Councilman William D. Bacon,
opublican Organization leader in me
Ward, "Will do a canaiaaio ior oor
Tlln friends havo launched a move-
ent for his nomination and it has spread
through West Philadelphia, wiuiam
Knight Is expected to be a candidate
renomlnatlon. but will probably have
fight the opposition of Senator Mc-
.(Thn Old Guard of the Toung Ilepubll-
fcana will celebrate the Republican victory
jvlth an Iniormai uinner tuniiu ai nwit
ciubhouBe, la South Broad street.
The Kevstone City Committee -will dls-
fcuss plana for taking an active part In
the mayoralty campaien ai a iiicennu iu
he hfld at ItB headquarters next Friday
ENGLISH WOMAN TO SPEAK
111 Address Daughters of British
Empire This Afternoon,
distinguished. English woman, who
been active In tho work of caring
wounded soldiers at the military hos-
Ital at Cralglelgh. Edinburgh, Scotland,
i In thla city today and will speak this
fternoon before the Duke of Connaught
hapter of the Daughters or tne urmsn
mptre at the nomo or jrs. moroai
cQrae. Itzl Spruce street, one is miss
elen Boulnols. of London, a member of
he Victorian League and the League of
2IJ33 iiouinoia, Tvno is aiaying m 1110
ldlne Hotel, said today that she came
this country of tier own accora 10 ion
atrocities by the Germans of which
was informed by British soldiers
ounded, In the fighting In France. She
ays they declare the Germans have been
uilly of unspeakabio atrocities, ana the
orst that haa been said or mem cioes
. tell the whole story.
fter delivering several addresses in
city Mlsa Boulnols will go to Wash-
on to ancaU before several British or-
tatlonf. While she Is In this country
intends to do an in iter power to
but the work of any relief assoota-
na, she declared today.
Jlss Boulnols believed that the United
atcs should remain neutral "at any
st," 'She- paid a high tribute to the re-
t nark ot this country, saying that It
Underneath an old-fashioned Hungarian
canopy used at marriage ceremonies In
the land of tho Mngyar, Katie Wanuock,
19 years old, a bride, stood early today.
Next to her stood her fiance, Paul llano
that, 24 years old, a na(lvo of Nagy-Ida,
a suburb, near Budapest.
Fifty guests wero drinking Hungarian
wines to tho health of tho bride and
bridegroom. Others were discussing Em
peror Francis Joseph, nnd the Europenn
war. The scene was In the parlor of 332
North Darlcn street.
Suddenly tho door opened. Before the
wedding .guests, who wero attired In
their native costumes, Btood Mike Musek,
22 years old, a mUBlclan and a rival for
fair Katie's hand. He wasn't Invited
to the vedding. When invitations were
aent out It was tho consonsus of opinion
that Musek's temper wouldn't agree with
"I drink wine and you drink becr-to
tho health of the brldo we all must
drink'" bang a young Hungarian maiden
In real Magyar language, when the lights
"Look out for Musek," shouted the
True enough, Musek was In the room.
Ho was there with a knlfo which na
sharpened to the point.
Musek rushed toward the canopy and
trltd to slash the groom. Mlko Green,
20 years old, best man and pal of Hano
that, stopped between. Ho una slashed
In tho abdomen twice. He fell to the
Actor unconscious. Then Paul Baraboss,
of 1020 Winter street, tried to take away
tho knlfo. He also was stabbed.
Green was removed to Hahnemann Hos
pital. Physicians say he will die. Bara
boss will recover.
During tho excitement Musek escaped.
Special Policemen Barry, Clarke and
Ernest, of tho 11th and Winter streets
station, arrived soon. They searched for
Musek, but ho was among the missing.
The police then questioned all the guests.
Of tho CO guosts 25 were permitted to
go home. The others of tho party. In
cluding Hanothat and the bride, wero
taken to the lockup.
Maglstrato Bolchor heard the story In
the 11th and Winter streets station to
day. Ho discharged the bride, but Im
posed a fine of $3 on the other guests,
including the bridegroom.
Tho bride Is now trying to raise the
fine for her better half.
HELD FOR AUTO THEFT
Five Men Arrested on Charge of
Stealing Car Downtown.
Flvo men, nit suspected by the police ot
being experienced automobile thieves,
were held In $300 ball each today by Mag
istrate Toughlll, of the 20th and Fltzwater
streets station, for further hearing No-
They wero arrested at Washington ave
nue and Bouvler street shortly after mid
night tn nn automobllo belonging to Wil
liam B. Hart, of rtndnor, by Policemen
McCrea and Langan. Tho machine was
taken from in front of 608 Gray's Ferry
road yesterday nfternoon.
The men gave their names and ad
dresses as James McKinney, 1603 South
ISth street; Thomas Dugan, 622 South 20th
street; Con McLaughlin, 2527 Naudaln
street: Harry Cullen, 2217 Catharine street,
and James Anderson, 1620 ICater street.
The police are endeavoring to obtain a
confession from the men, believing them
to be Implicated In a number of recent
mURCH CORNERSTONE -LAID
shop Bandolph Officiates for Uich-
; Memorial Congregation,
ttobert L. Rudolph officiated at
sua attending the cornerstone
the new JM.OOO church edifice
iMtllt fry the congregation of the
M!yeloii Memorial Jterormed
it Church, loth and Hoekfand
ett sUnomlnatlons were reresenti)d
k taurai. They Included the Rev.
Jfibst Love, of the Logan Bantist
urult; the Rv. Jerome M. Cuss, Logan
rmn laavwun; iae nev juereaant a.
Prsfeytarin Ciiun.li. the Rev
9 IX W.ljcte, PnWwtajit BJcapl
h; m Rev. Or Jlkbard Turner.
Ptfc4ti Uptaeopal Clturch and the Rev.
fisUti Chubb. UlUtad BvaBsettsal
snmmrfs. tt w. aeansy u th oattsr of
STATION SLEEPERS ARRESTED
Fifteen Hen Houndod Up and Sen
tenced for Investing1 Terminal.
The slumbers of IS men In the waiting
room of the Reading Terminal was In
terrupted rudely early this morning by
Special Detective White and a dozen
train hands and station employes. Mag
istrate Tracy sentenced those who said
their homes were In this city to terms
of ono moW each In the county prison.
The out-of-town men got three months
In the House of Correction,
Since the start of cold weather, accord
ing to White and other employes of the
railroad, the waiting rponi has been
Ailed every night with homeless men,
seeking warmth and shelter. Within the
last few days they have been stretching
out along the benches to the discomfort
of passengers waiting for trains. Several
sultcasas have been stolen In the Ter
nilnil, and White was given orders o
round up sleepers who had no tickets.
TWt is Dr. SJbloe's Memory
4 imtjittftU wemnrtsl UUt was uu-
4 in mtmnty at th Ult Hv. Dr. S.
. nM. m Bt LjjJws Luthoran
ill MMK mml MootgMMry avr
itiictdoy The c rauw "a stuak-
$m mn- m
RARE MINERALS RELATED
Chemist Made Interesting Discovery
Concerning Anhydrite and
NEW YORK. Nov. !S.-Frderiok Innis
Allen, a lawyer and chemist of thla city,
by examining crystal blasted out of a
quarry at West Peterson, N. J., haa dis
covered that two rare mineral aubstancee,
heretofore considered to be entirely In
dependent ot each other, have the re
lationship of parent and offspring.
He says the mineral 1 anhydrite, a sul
phate of lime, which, upon decomposition,
produces ihaumaslte. Anhydrite is trans
parent and light blue in color and occurs
surrounded by amethystine quartz, mak
ing unusually handsome specimens De
composition changes the mineral to a
pure white crystalline msa of thauma
slte, which remains In place and In the
form of the original anhydriu, Allen ex
plained. The new mineral has no com
A second confession that he killed eight-year-old
Albert Kraft last Wednesday
night was made today by Victor E.
Kslielinan, a boarder nt the Inasmuch
Mission, 1011 Locust street, who is being
held without ball for the murder at
City Hall. This confession was made to
George Long, superintendent of the mis
sion. Captain of Detectives Cameron said
after Long concluded his talk with Eshel
man that but ono point remained to be
cleared up. Attaches of the mission
ny that Kshelman reached there the
night of the murder about 6:15 o'clock.
The detectives think they are mistaken
about the time.
They also say Eshelman took supper
at the mission. In his confession to
Long today Eshelman says he went di
rectly to the religious services being con
ducted at the institution and did not ent
any supper. His story was substantially
tho samo as that which he told Saturday.
Long was called in by Captain Cameron
because of dlscrcDanclea In the storv told
by Eshelman and in pointing out places
where parts of the dead boy's clothing
Detectives Emanuel nnd Glonncttl wero
In tho room today when Eshelman was
questioned. Tho prisoner, who Is being
held without ball on the charge of mur
der, was so weak thli morning that he
staggored on his way from the ccllroom
to the ofllce of Captain Cameron. Dctec
tlvo Glonncttl almost had to carry him.
At tho door of tho captain's otllco Eshel
man showed tho first Blgn of fear slnco
ho has been under arrest. Ho faltered nnd
then tried to hang back as though ho
did not want to enter. The detective had
to urgo him forward to get him Into tho
Nlnc-j car-old Frederick Sykea and his
8-ycar-old brother, William, with Albert
Zubluch, of 1423 South Fallon street, all
playmates of the murdered boy. wero
taken to City Hall today In an attempt
to Identify Eshelman. AH declared they
had never seen him before. Policeman
Curtis, of tho C3th street and Woodland
hvtnue station, told Captain Cameron ho
had seen the man near the sceno of the
murder, SOth street and Gibson avenue,
but not within the last few weeks.
SEEN AT 6 P. M. DAT OF MURDER.
It has now been established definitely
that Eshelman entered the Inasmuch Mis
sion, where ho boarded, at about 6 IG
o'clock last Wednesday night, tho night
ot tho murder. Frederick L. Mortimer,
who checks the hats nnd coats nt the
mission, told Captain Cameron today that
ho could not be mistaken In the tlmo Esh
elman entered tho placo because he al
wnjs looked for tho man.
Eshelman always took five to 10 minutes
to tako off his overcoat, according to
Mortimer. The night of the muidcr was
no exception, and Mortimer remembered
mai several persons had called his at
tention to tho man standing with his
coat half off as If lost In thought.
Eshelman confessed Saturday that he
had strangled Kraft nnd hidden his
body In a deserted culvert near E6th
street nnd Gibson avenue, where it was
lounu cany Thursday morning.
Sitting stolidly In his cell on the sixth
floor of City Hall, Eshelman has been
closely watched since yesterday, when
he sent a note to Cantaln Cameron, In
which ho outlined directions for the dis
position of his body "In case he died
suddenly." Detectives are guarding
against an attempt at suicide. Captain
Cameron and members of the murder
squad are divided in their opinion as to
thn truth of Eshclman'a confession.
On Saturday he guided detectives over
the ground In the vicinity of tho crime,
and though he appeared to know It Inti
mately, his errors in pointing out the
position of tho body and tho spot where
some of the victim's clothing was found,
are taken an basis for doubting tho story
"Victor was aluajs the mildest man In
the world," said A. P. Wltmcr. of 1601
Summer street. Eshelman's cousln, today.
"After his mother died ho was brought up
by his aunt and his grandmother, both of
whom havo since died. Their Influence. I
always thought, had tho effect of making
him a most tractable person.
T don't think he had nerve enough
to commit such a crime. Why, he left
West Point at the end of a year because
ne was nomesick. ills grandmother was
well oft and ho knew he could go back
home nnd bo sure of a welcome. West
Point Is a pretty trying place, I guess,
and Victor didn't like It.
"He went to school In Lancaster and
when ho was 20 they sent him to West
Point. Aftor he left there he came to
Philadelphia and he has been here ever
since, so far as I know. We used to see
him every month or two.
"He had a good position with the trac
tion company and we thought he was
dclng welt. It was only after he got
Into trouble with the company that he
began to act the way he does now," Mr.
WItmer referred to the time last October,
when Eshelman was sentenced to six
months In the County Prison after being
convicted of taking J375 from the Funeral
Beneficiary Association of the employes,
"I knew Victor was on the down grade
after the trouble In the traction com
pany," WItmer continued, "but I cannot
Deueve ne committed this crime. He
hasn't got the nerve, that's the main
In the brief note he sent to Captain
Cameron esterday, Eshelman said that
if ho died suddenly he wished to have
his body burled in the plot in which hU
mother's body lay. The family plot is
In a village cemetery at Paradise, a
little town nine miles east of Lancaster,
SANTA CLAUS WILL VISIT
LITTLE NEGROES OF CITY
Detective WUHnms Had Almost
Given Up Hope of Getting Funds.
Detective George Williams will play the
role of Sahta. Claus for poor Negro chil
dren this year, as he has done for years
Until a letter enclosing 10 was received
by him yesterday he had feared that
there would be no Banta Claus for tho
llttlo Negroes of this tenement sections
this Christmas. It was sent by a woman
wHo last year contributed 150, but she said
that the had answered so many demands
for charity this year that no more could
Each year Detective Williams collects
tho old toys of more fortunate children,
dresses ns a really, truly Santa Claus and
distributes them among the poor. The
money Is used to buy candles.
ASKBD TO CONSIDER
Continued from Purs One
withdrawal of the C0-trIp tickets ns filed
with your commission by the Philadel
phia and Reading Railway Company In
reference to the stations of Tabor, Fern
Rock, Oak Lone, Klklns Park, Chelten
Hills, -Tcnldntown. Olensldo nnd other
points on tile Philadelphia and Reading
Railway Company system and branches,
Is unfair, unreasonable and unwarranted.
"Second. Thnt the Increase In prlco ot
school children's tickets ns set forth by
the said Philadelphia and Roadlng Rail
way Company In their schedule of new
rates ns filed with jour commission, is
unfair, unreasonable and unwarranted.
"Third. Thnt tho schedule of prices for
tho 10 trip ticket with a limitation to tho
purchaser only, to tho various points
above enumerated as lled by the Phila
delphia nnd Reading Railway Company
with your Commission, is exorbitant, Un
fair, unrcasonablo and unwarranted.
"Fourth. That undor tho schedules filed
with your Commission above enumerated,
tho Philadelphia nnd Reading Railway
Company has practlcnlly submitted a
system of charges and fares for com
muters not wnrrnnted by any lnorcase
in the costs of the passenger service of
the said railway system, nnd that with
tho exception of the monthly ticket,
which has n'so been ndvnnced In pi Ice,
all other commuters are practically com
pelled to purchaso a straight faro ticket
at any and all times.
"Your petitioners, therefore, lespectfully
urra thnt nn early date be sot for a hear
ing on tho part of complainants, nnd that
duo notice thereof bo given to tho re
spondent, the Philadelphia nnd Reading
Railway Company, at which tlmo they bo
asked to produco their books showing all
receipts, expenditures and other charges
relative to the conduct of their railway
sjsteni between the Rending Terminal,
Philadelphia, and nil points up to and
Including the station at Glensldc."
THEATRE MEETING TOMORROW.
The success of the protest meeting In
tho Garrlck Thcatio tomorrow afternoon,
when repiesentntlves from 200 business
organizations within a commuting dls
tanco of Philadelphia will band together
In the fight, hns already been assured by
tho henrty response being given to the
call for the mcotlng.
Scores of replies from various organiza
tions have been leccived ty Kdwnrd u.
Martin, chairman of the Transportation
Committee of the United Business Men's
Association, and Mr. Abbott.
It was decided this morning to Invito
all country clubs and golf clubs near tho
city to Join In the movement, since these
organizations will bo vitally affected If
the proposed Inci ease Is allowed to be
come operative. It Is said that caddies
of many of tho clubs have already In
formed tho club managers that they will
have to have a substantial Increase In
pay on account of tho Increase In the
cost of tho carfare. As many from tho
city who go out to play golf uso tho
trains, the Increased rates will mnko
every game of golf played more expen
sive. Mr. Abbott today wrote the Interstate
Commerce Commission protesting against
the rate Increase and asking that a dato
for a hearing bo set when the com
muters may present their objections. Mr.
Abbott nlso announced he would draw up
m legal form without cost petitions
to bo filed with the Commission for any
organization that may wish to protest
REQUEST LEGISLATIVE ACTION.
New Jersey commuters are planning a
special appeal to Governor Fielder asking
him to reconsider his refusal to call a
special session of tho Legislature to pass
upon the proposed passenger rate Increase
which the railroads havo announced will
become effective December IS. "
William Carey Marshall, attorney for
the South Jersey Commuters' Associa
tion, will draft the formal petition today
following a conference with a committee
tepresentlng the various organizations
united In the light. This petition, which
will contain a numher of added reasons
why the State Legislature should con
sider the Increase, will bo presented to
the Governor tomorrow morning.
Mr. Marshall said this morning although
the commuters feel they won tho first
score in the light when the Public Utili
ties Commission announced last Friday
It had ordered the suspension of the In
crease until March 15 and had set De
cember 22 as the dato ot a public hearing
on the justification for the Increase, there
are certain Issues In the fight over which
the power.! of the commission has not
fully been determined. The power of the
commission as relating to the 60 and 100
trip tickets which have been entirely abol
ished by the railroads Is particularly In
BALTIMORE AND OHIO
Tariffs Filed With Interstate
Commission Abolish Some
Trip Tickets and' Increase
Cost of Others.
Tile Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Com
pany announced this morning that It had
filed tariffs with tho Interstate Commerce
Commission at Washington nnd tho Pub
Ilo Service Commissions of Maryland nnd
Pennsylvania, advancing the passenger
rates In this territory. Besides imposing
nn Increase In fares tho new tariffs em
brace a revision of tho regulations gov
erning this "branch of .the passenger
Under the proposed changes the 100, CO
and 21 rldo tickets wilt be discontinued
after December 20, and In their placo will
be used the 60-trlp, 46-trlp students' nnd
the 10-trlp monthly tickets and the 180
trlp quarterly tickets, which will be cold
at three times tho rale of tho monthly
tickets, while heretofore thero has been
a i eduction ot 20 per cent, on this form
The rate for the 60-trlp monthly tick
ets will be advanced 23 cents, or one-halt
cent a trip, nnd the students' tickets for
45 trips will be sold nt 46.60 of tho monthly
rate. Tho ngo limit for these tickets Is
placed at 13 cars, while In the past thero
has been no ago limit.
Rates for travel to nnd from this city
on commutation tickets under the pro
posed advances will be as follows:
"WAR RELIEF WORKERS
TO CONCENTRATE EFFORTS
Will Meet In Mrs. Stotesbury'fl Home
to Outline PlanB.
At t meeting to be held this afternoon
In the home of Mrs. B. T Stotesburv
plans for tho centralization of tho various
forms of war relief work now being car
ried on in Philadelphia by the Emergency
Aid Commilteo will be made.
It Is ptatihed to organize the city for
Hia n,v vciili n view to thn formulation
of a plan whereby nit lines of relief may
bo brought In closer touch with the cen
tral headquarters of the Emergency Aid,
Every ward In the city will be organ
ized and the Aid Committee will be en
abicil to wdrk through ahd co-operate with
existing charitable and benevolent or
ganizations. Branch committees nnd so
cieties will be formed, so that all per
sons will work together for the common
NOW UNDER CONTROL
IN SEVERAL STATES
Order Lifting Canada
Quarantine Followed by
II. S. DETERMI1
ON FIRMER POLICY
IN TURKISH CRISIS
free Hand Given to Naval
Commanders Shows Inten
tion of Protecting All
Christians in Near East.
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WHEN ''RIVER RYE" FLOWS
BY, TOPERS WILL PLUNGE
West Virginians Expect Some Solnco
TATRHONT. IV. Va., Nov. 23.-So great
lias been tho accumulation of Intoxicants
in barrels, boxes, Jugs and bottles In
tlio Courthouse that county officials are
hampered In tho transaction ot business,
nnd it has been decided to pour the stuff
Into tho Mononirahela Itlvcr. It has been
confiscated Btnce the Yost prohibition law
went Into effect, on July 1.
It Is predicted thnt on tho day nil tills
accumulation Is poured into tho river the
stream will become so strongly lmprcB
nated that a few drinks of water will be
suiuclont for a "jaK."
At nny rato, the county officials nro
keeping secret tho day selected for tho
ceremony of pouring. But the town's
hard drlnkera, It Is hinted, will form
a lino up and down the river's bank for
a couple of miles, every ono ready to send
tho word along:, "They're pouring It In
WASHINGTON, Nov. 23. The order ot
Secretary of Agriculture Houston lifting
tho qunrantlno against Canada on ac
count of tho foot nnd mouth disease la
tegarded by the authorities hero ns en
couraging evidence that they are "on tho
outside ot the disease." This means that
there Is ground for belief that quaran
tines nlrcady1 declared havo been suffi
cient to stop the movement of Infected
cattle nnd tnnl the disease can be held
within tho llmlls of the areas nlready
"It Is quite possible, of course," says
the deportment In n statement today,
"that sporadic cases may bo found In
one or two more States, but It Is hoped
that, even If this docs yccur, the damage
will not bo serious."
Another cause for encouragement Is
tho tact that although a shipment ot In
fected cattle reached Spokane, "Wash.,
some days ngo, no now cases have since
been reported from that State. It has
not been considered necessary to quaran
At present the States most seriously
ntft.rtt.il mn niilo. Illinois. Indiana and
Pennsylvania. These nre all feeding
States, In which farmers make n practice
of buying cnttlo and swine nnd finishing
them for tho market. Outside of this
belt, tho three New Hnglnnd Stntes of
Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massa
chusetts nre perhaps the subject of tho
The sltuntlon In New York, the depart
ment declares, seems to bo fairly well In
hand. Tho greatest Blngle loss has been
thnt of a dairy herd of ISD cattle which
was found infected in tho borough of
Queens oh Long Island. Tho entire herd
had to bo slaughtered. Tho Buffalo stock
yards have nlso been Infected, and some
cases linve been found In Uric County In
thn immediate lclnlty.
In Dcluwnre, also, the disease has been
confined to Wilmington, nnd In New Jcr-
(soy to Hudson County. A portion at least
of both theso States, It Is hoped, may be'
released from quarantine nt an early
Iowa, "Wisconsin and Kentucky, It a
believed, will soon bo free from quaran
tine. Although tho spread of tho disease
Bcems to havo been In a great mensuro
checked, It Is believed It will tako At
least six months to stamp out all traces
of tho Infection.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 23
Ordeis issued by the Navy Department
giving free rein to-Captaln Deker of llio
armored cruiser Tennessee, nnd capla n
Oman. Ot tlie North Carolina, nJ
Turkish waters, in case of a
of Christian-, at Smyrna or In any othir
emergency. Is taken to mean that tm
Administration has made up nda(1
handle tlie ltuUon with a Arm I: and, ami
will Insist upon full guaran B J ',
safety of all forelgnera In Turkey, bo
warships nre now at Chios, qreece, auu
emcrIe"aryDani?lsts?ated today that ho
haa not Ynsuicted Captain Decker to
move his vessel to Smyrna or to any.
other port. The Tennesseo remains w
miles from Smyrna, but the secretary ex
pressed the Mew that In "so .of Rouble
In tho Turkish pCrt she could bo com
munlcated with. In that event Caplata
Decker is free to use his own , judgment
as to re-cntcrlnff Turkish wfllrs-rion.Bl.
ml- .i.,, whirl! Secretary Danleln
sent to tho captains of the Tennessee and
North Carolina countermanded tho pre
vious orders he had sent Insttuctlnif the
captains not to take any steps without
first consulting the Depar tment. WW le
11 o new orders mean that tho naval om
cers are free to act in an emergency, the
rrem,C''?oaVact"ewl ih 'extreme
llZoTnol to inv-olve this country
""Cnewoi-'d'ers from the Navy Depart-
notice of the mining ot the harbor of
Smyrna had twice been glvon to the
Arnica.. Embassy and consulates In
AOneJphasr; of the situation which hew
ever, will be Impressed upon Arncrlca
consuls is that In taking care ot British
-..!, i:.....,,.!. interests they aro not to
p ace thcmselVcs In the position of parti
sans merely following the diplomatic
co css usual in such situations. His i
officials hero think that while Turkish
diplomats and higher officers may under
stand tho custom of caring for the dlplo
fnatl" ntercsts of belligerents In tlmo ot
war, the Turkish populace may not have
as clear a conception of the niceties ot
ARMY-NAVY GAME TICKETS
SCARCE AT PENN THIS YEAR
CATTLE DISEASE SUPPOSED
TO BE UNDER CONTROL
CUPID GOES UNSCATHED
EVEN THOUGH WAR RAGES
TATJOHT tfABMING BY WATTi
Church Give rood tot tfea Poor
Jin arteritis of a Ioj-e oeDftetlon of
food and other arttelM tot the uso of the
poor wm sad at Mtei Tbanknrlving
wrviee in th Piston Memorial church,
Taaony, yeeterd&y. The feed wilt be dig
trlbutea rrpetiv, f artcd. Flour.
Muttad Bu4. Miatc4. beau. aiali
KttM, r Ui- m4 W ww wms m mei &-
mmOaIM' v s
10,000 Received Instruction From
Pennsylvania, State College.
STATE COLLEGE!, Pa., Nov. a More
than 19.000 men and women of Pennsyl
vania who could not And the tlmo or
tho funds to attend college have studied
agriculture by correspondence' with the
Pennsylvania State College. About half
thla number have been awarded certifi
cates of proficiency.
Prof. T. I. Maire, -who has charge of
the correspondence, said the courses at
tracting most attention were poultry
raising, farm bookkeeping, gardening,
fruit growing and general agriculture.
Last year, according to Professor Ualrt,
li.000 papers were examined and returned
to the correspondence students. He flnda
those most Interested are young farmers
from 50 to JO years old, farm women,
clerk, business and professional men.
Banker on Trial for EVlIure
PARIS, Ky, Nov. .-George H. Alex,
ander. former head of the George H
Alexander bank, was plaeed on trial to
day charged witk violation of the bank
ing laws in eonneettoa with the failure
ot; W.I banks. Thirty-two Indictments
were iwmm gMurt m aaa nta saorta
j ws ! a,i asu itteee,
NEW JEnSEY COMMUTERS rilOTEST.
Tho abolition ot these two forma of
tickets, the commuters say, work a great
er hardship than the increase on all the
other tickets. The question will be tak
en up tonight at a meeting at Haddon
Heights under the direction of the United
Towns Improvement Association, when
all the organlratlon In South Jersey which
are not in the light will be represented,
It may bo decided at this time to carry
the fight directly to the Interstate Com
Other protest meetings planned tonight
are nt Norrlstown, Wyncote and River
ton, N. J. The Mayors and representa
tives of the trade bodies of 100 New Jer
sey towns have been Invited to attend a
big meeting at Pitman next Saturday
Mayor C. C, Justice, head of the special
committee appointed at the mass-meeting
of commuters In Pitman last week,
and John Langham and John Hutchinson,
other members of the committee, are ar
ranging for Saturday's meetlnr.
Prof. Scott Nearlng, of the Department
of Economics of the University of Penn
sylvania, at a meeting of the Socialist
Literary Society in Broad Street Theatre
yesterday, attacked the "colossal im
pudence of the railroads in going beforo
the Interstate Commerce Commission
with a request for an Increase in rates in
face of a bad business year and their
ability to- declare (100,000,000 dividends."
He declared it was up to the railroads
to do what every business man must do
during hard times accept deoreased
New Jersey Society Girl Weds TJ. S.
Officer in Turkey.
SOUTH ORNGE, N. J., Nov 23,-Aa a
result of war conditions abroad, one of
the most prominent young women In tho
social set of the Oranges has surprlhcd
her friends here by sending word of her
marriage In Constantinople. The brldo
Is Miss Valeda Johnson, daughter of Mrs.
J. Augustus Johnson, of Scotland road,
South Orange, who on Friday was mar
ried to Stuart Bryant, an ensign In the
United States Navy, In the Turkish cap
ital. Thp couple met at a social affair
in Constantinople several weeks ago.
W Ith her mother, Miss Johnson went to
Turkey In Juno to Join her brother, Hal
lett M. Johnson, one of the secretaries nt
the United Stntes Embassy in tho capital.
Miss Johnson la a member of the Church
of tho Holy Communion, South Orange,
and took an active Interest In the man
agement of the Girls' Friendly Society
connected with the church.
Authorities Believe It Will Be Un
necessary to Extend Quarantine.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 23. That tho
foot and mouth disease can now bo
stamped out without quarantining any
mom Stntes, Is the belief today expressed
In o statement Issued by the Department
of Agriculture. Tho raising of tho qunr
antlno against Canada last Friday was
the first stop toward normal conditions,
tho department says, and It Is hoped that
other infected areas Boon may be re
leased from tho embargo.
Tho States most seriously affected now
aro Ohio, Illinois, Indiana nnd Pennsyl
vania, although tho situation In Con
ncctlLUt, Massachusetts and Ilhdde
Island still Is grave, tho statement says.
The disease In Now York Is fairly well
In hand and notwithstanding that tho
Buffalo stock yards are Infected, tho
outbreak has been localized,
CLASS BABIES, THE VOGUE
TO REPLACE CLASS TREES
Massachusetts College Girls to Adopt
BOSTON, Nov. S3. If a plan proposed
by Jackson College girls today Is carried
out and there is every indication that
it will be students will become fctoter
mothers of waifs who otherwise might
never hae homes. '
Tho classes are to adopt homeless chil
dren ad class babies, instead ot planting
class trees, and And homes for them
among relatives of the students.
The plan originated with Miss Lena
Greenwood, president of the senior class,
and was taken up by the presidents ot
other classes, Miss Dorothy Hart, '16;
Helen Rowe, '17, and Jane Davis, '18.
Miss Davis is daughter of the dean.
"The girls would get some benefit from
the plan," said Miss Greenwood today,
"for besides creating a certain amount
of college spirit it would give the girls
an Insight Into social service work, which
many plan to take up as a life work."
TROLLEY FARES RAISED
Fifteen Cents Charged to Cross Mead
ows to Atlantic City.
ATLANTIC CITY. Nov. 23.-Hundreds
of commuters living in Pleasantvtlle,
Absecon, Llnwood, Northfleld and other
mainland towns, compelled to cross the
meadows dally by trolley to places of
employment here, are In a fighting mood
over the announcement that tho fare for
tho ffve-mllo trolley trip has been raised
from a dime to 15 cents for a single trip
or 25 cents for return trip.
Prior to a merger of the Bhore fast
line, operated by the Stern-Sllverman in
terests and the Atlantic and Suburban,
formerly owned by the Wetherllls, of
Chester, a few years ago, tho fare was
5 cents. It is claimed the new fare, If
sustained, will paralyze the development
oi me maimana insula.
UNION LEAGUE JIM'S BIG DAY
Superintendent .of Billiard Boom
Celebrates aft Anniversary.
James Rawllngs, better known as "Jim"
to. members of the Union League, Is cele
brating today the 4M anniversary of his
service In the dub.
"Jim" lives at $04e Ludlow street, where
he expects to entertain a number of
friends tonight He entered the service
of the League a a baH bey and was
steadily promoted uittM J reaehed bis
8Kfai !Kt,m WMMgaJ th.
TJ "'sstiyia, W
SNOW IN BALKANS MAY HALT
AUSTRIAN MARCH IN SERVIA
Vienna Reports Capture ot 2440
Prisoners in Advances.
COPENHAGEN, Nov. S3. Wintry
weather, which has already covered the
mountain heights ot the Balkans with
snow, will probably stop the Austrian
advance Into Bervla, says a dispatch from
An offlotel communication from Vienna
announces that the Austrlans have
crossed the Kolubra River in considerable
foree. capturing 2U0 prisoners In the last
The Kolubra River Is a tributary of 4
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SENDS PIANO TO HONDUBAS
Philadelphia Makes Sunday School
There Recipient of Gift.
A piano for use of tlie Sunday school
of the Wesleyan Methodist Episcopal
Churph In Honduras, Central America,
was sent last week by James Ramsey,
a former prospector, 3123 North Cleveland
avenue. Mr, Ramsey, on other occasions,
has ,ient musical Instruments to the
The piano Is consigned to the Rev. Dr
ii ' I?F!l1?' PM,,0 of th Wesleyan
Methodist Episcopal Church, whom Mr
Ramsey visited while he was prospecting
In Central America In 1902. vlV9taimg
NEW THEATBE OPENS TONIGHT
Vaudeville and Moving Picture House
The Towers Theatre, a new vaudeville
and moving picture house, Broadway and
Pine street, Camden, will open.formaii.
tonight It will be under the' manage'
ment of the Liberty Theatre Company
which operates the Liberty, Grand. Colo,
nlal. Keystone and other theatres infills
The new thatre Is appointed handsome.
ty and has a capacity of 2300,
Three Thousand Fewer for tlie "Uni
versity Than Allotted Before.
Tho University of Pcnnsj Ivanla's quota
of tickets for tho Army and Navy game
on November 2S will bo mnlled to appli
cants today. The number sent out by
tho University athletic authorities this
year ,1s SOCO loss than heretofore. In con
'sequence many rhllodephlans will be Uls-
n nnf nrfwl
Xn nn effort to prevent Penns Ivanla's
nllotment from getting Into tho hands
of speculators the committee has In
closed with each set of tickets a card
containing tho following warning:
"Tho commlttco is making every cffoit
to prevent tho sale of tickets allotted to
tfio University. If any ticket Issued on
this application is offered for solo at more
than its fnce valuo tho committee re
serves tho right to purchase the same at
the advanced price nt which It Is offered
for safe, and the person to whom It Is
Issued hereby agrees to reimburse tho
committee for the price thus paid In ex
cess of the face valuo thereof.
"A record Is kept of all tickets Issued
and each applicant Is lesponslblo for tho
tickets allotted to him. Tho name of the
institution by which each ticket Is issued
Is printed on the ticket those allotted tn
the University all coming from the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania." .
If any tickets 'nro returned they will
be resold to tho public at noon Friday,
November 27, at Houston Hall. No more
than two of these will bo sold to any
ono applicant, and such applicant must
appear and sign for the tickets In person.
Arrangements for taking the Naval
Academy football team and midshipmen
to tho Army-Navy gnme at Philadelphia
has been completed by a contract with
the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The
Navy team will leave Annapolis Friday
morning, November 27, and arriye in Phil
adelphia at noon in order to engage in
final practice and secure tho proper rest
before the contest with the Army on Sat
urday. Commander Falrchlld will be in
charge of the team, which squad will
comprise 53 players, substitutes and
The Midshipmen will leave Annapolis
Saturday morning on a special train, ar
riving in Philadelphia at noon. Tho party
will consist of 100 rooters, the band, their
friends and the mascot. One hundred
citizens of Annapolis will follow a few
minutes later on a special train. The
Ss& allerTeaL"amne. Ph''adelPhla
INJURED SAVING WIPE
George Kenworthy Had Arm Broken
In Street Accident.
George Kenworthy, (a years old. the
keeper of the Reading Railway's athletio
field at Tabor station, saved the ll(e or
his wife yesterday at the cost of n
broken arm. Mr. and Mrs. Kenworthy
were crossing Main street near Green
lane when a street car and several auto
mobiles were seen coming at the same
time. Kenworthy first held his wife to
keep her from falling and then pushed
her across the street to safety.
He was struck by a trolley car and
suffered a. fractured arm and' numerous
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Made Up in
LADIES' HAND BAGS
CARD CASES and
Gold aad Slyer MouaUng,
J1121 CHESTNUT STREET