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EVENING LEDGER-FHIEADETJPHIft, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1914.
SATURDAY REVIEW OF EVENTS OF THE
COURSE OF THE
s EUROPEAN WAR
Battles on Land and Sea, and the
Week's Effect on the General
Tho enpture of Belgrade has been the
most Important event of tho week In tho
great European war. This Is fraught with
tremendous consequences to the Serbs,
whose land is In petit of completo Bub
Jugatlon by tho Austrian. Itcsiimptlon
of the offensive by tho Germans, who
havo been reinforced, and who escaped
a Russian enveloping movement, ,char'
scterlzes operations In tho eastern field,
nhorc, however, tho Russians claim ad
vantages In the actual fighting-. Along
the Franco-Belgian line, from tho North
Sea to Alaocc, n virtual deadlock has
denied significant ndvantago to tho hos
tile battlo arrays. In tho Turco-ltus-slan
campaign a similar lock of decisive
action has marked tho week.
Belgrade has fallen again Into Austrian
hands and tho occupation of Iho Servian
capital Is likely to bo moro permanent than
that reported last August. This" tlmo ft
largo Austrian army Is ablo to protect
possession of tho prlrc, for Austrian
troops nro present In forco In tho north
ern and eastern section") of Servla Suc
resscs at Voljevo and tho Kolubara lllver
have opened tho wny to completo Invasion
of tho country and tho Serbs aro evident
ly In a sorry plight, with subjur-UIon ns
an Immediate presped, unless tho Czar's
promised aid Is of sufficient magnitude to
thwart tho largo Austrian forco which Is
overrunning the country.
Out of tho welter of conflicting claims
from rival capitals ns to operations In
tho Vlstula-Wartho battlo region, In Po
land, It may bo deduced that the Ger
mans havo made no advance In their sec
ond campaign against Warsaw, but have
held some ground and havo not been hope
lessly outclassed, ns reports from 1'etro
grad denoted. Tho Russian sweep for
ward of last week has been. In a meas
ure, Interrupted, but tho Czar's com
manders have maintained their aggres
sive. Obviously, from the consensua of
bollevable or fairly rellablo accounts,
lighting has been sharp nt several points,
particularly In tho vicinity of Lodz and
Ixjwicz, with success in such actions
varying between the opposed forces.
Comtne to the ofllclal statements of tho
"War Ofllccs, Potrograd asserts that the
: furious attempts of tho Germans to burst
i throughthe Russian lino northward from
(Lowlcz wero completely frustrated and
tttiat the Germans wero badly beaten nt
llyodz. Scattering dotalls coming trom
IPetrograd Intimated a great Russian tn-
umph. but If such n victory was gained
Grand Duko Nicholas was singularly rc
ttlcent, while tho Government Usued a
general statement of ery moderate tone,
tending to curb extravagant iopcs of a
vast victory. Tho chief Russian claim
of the weak was to the effect that several
German corps were virtually numiuuu,
but admission was made that the Czar's
ring of steel failed to close completely
on the foe, owing to General Rennen
kampf's tardiness In performing his share
In the enveloping movement, a delay
which cost him his command, according
to unconfirmed rumors. This ndmlsslon
affords substance to tho Borlin statements
that a fresh offensive has been undet
taken nnd that, despite heavy fighting, no
decision haH been reached in the Polish
field. Gonnnns stato that fO.OCO prisoners
have been taken In Poland from Novem
ber 11 to December 1. This claim was
antedated by ono from Potrograd to tho
effect that nn entire German corp3 had
Concerning southern Poland, Berlin has
remained silent, though Pctrograd haB
asserted definite repulses of tho German
forces nnd tho blocking of reinforce
ments. East Prussia has been tho scene of
continued lighting, but without tho gain
of much adantago to either side. At
JJarkehmen tho Russians wero repulsed,
but their general movoment within the
German borders has continued.
As the week ends tho Russians are bom
barding Cracow from tho heights of
VIcllnka. where .batteries havo been
posted. The maln'army of Investment IS
reported ns within eight miles of the city,
which would indicate that the Austrian
army In Gallcla has met with constant
defeat. The Russians also have tnken
moat of the Carpathian passes. Petrograd
says, but the assertion Is disputed by
In tho westetn theatre the opposing
forces have been virtually deadlocked. At
no point along the 300-mile front, from tho
Belgian coast to Alsace, has a notable
advanco been made by either side, Tliero
have been slight gains made by the Allies
In the Atsne, and at points In the Ar
gonne the Germans have advanced their
trenches a little at several points, but It
Is admitted that the progress has been
The Gorman, lines on tho Yser have been
heavily reinforced with fresh troops and
big guns, but British reinforcements have
aiso oeen massca mere 10 meet an ex
pected advance. The Allies again have
cut the dike In (hot region, and iljo In
undations now extend south of Dlxmude.
Turkish activities consisted of an In
vasion of Servla. the march toward
Jlatum end the advance upon the Suez
Canal. Brigands In unorganized compa
nies took a decisive step in the author
ized holy war and overran sections of
southern Servla, butchering as they
In the two organized campaigns the Ot
toman forces appear to have scored sue
cenes during the week, some of them,
however, of minor character. In the
Caucasian operations the Turkish ob
jective Is Batum, the strong Russian
, Black Sea port. Troops have gained
points within 30 mites of the goal, Ar
damltsch being taken on Thursday. The
strength of the opposing forces In this
section has never been mealed, and
neither has the character of the fighting
been mentioned In the dispatches.
Progress of the Turkish Invasion of
Egypt for the week evidently has been
slow, the Sultan's forces apparently hav
ing gained no further foothold than at
the posts of El ArUh and Kantara. The
British forces, aided by Egyptians, have
been repulsed at almost every turn. The
Invasion is regarded as of proportions
warranting Importation of Australian and
New Zealand territorials. A large force
U on tho way to Egypt.
Russian warships havo driven away the
Turkish squadron which has been bom
bardlng Treblzond, Batum and other
Black Sea, "ports.
Beer rebels have met defeat la sev
eral actions in the Orange Free State.
General Pe Wet, aoeaVding to a late dis
patch, has been captured.
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Significant Events and Tendencies
in the World of Stocks and
From the Washington Ironing Star.
AN ANTE-SESSION NIGHTMARE
equal terms with ships carrying .foreign
flng3. Rochester Post-Express.
If It bo truo that tho President Is deter
mined to press tho lssuo of Government-
owned merchant vessels and Is to make
tills a prominent foaturo of his coming nn
iui.il message, his enunciation Is not likely
to 8triko a popular chord. As a practical
means of solving tho problem of a mer
chant marine, this plan Is distinctly un
promising. Tho only thing that gavo tho
tirnnnnnl nnv tilt. In nnrlnna rnnnlilnrn.
'tlon was tho special emergency existing
nt tho tlmo It wns first advanced by tho
Administration, when It looked ns if tho
responsibility of maintaining ocean trado
while the great maritime countries of
Europe were at war would rest largely
upon tho United Stntcs. That emergency
has now passed, and shipping has largely
been restored to normal conditions, nnd
while ocean-going transportation Is not
all that could be desired tho situation no
longer wears tho grave aspect that It
did last August. Springfield Union)
The Government ownership bill means
not a slight but n considerable and serious
Government competition with established
American steamship companies, even If
tho scope of tho bill Is confined to Central
nnd South America. But, as a matter
of fact, tho bill In Its present form Is not
so confined. Boston Herald.
greater and ery much better prepared
mllltla forco and n navy having Its full
complement of men and the necessary
colliers, together with submarines Viat
Germany Is using with such telling ef
fect nt tho present time. Savannah
Tho moo for nn Immense stadium In
Philadelphia was started boforo tho Army
Navy hosts had left tho city, but gained
so rapidly In popular favor through tho
week Just ending that plans have nlrcady
been drawn for such nn arena. Many of
Its backers want tho stadium to be the
largest In the world.
Boy Scouts who started a whirlwind
two-day campaign for JoO.000 surpassed
this figure n I thin tho time limit set, se
curing a fund of J33.120
Philadelphlans and residents of tho
suburbs continued their protests to the
State Public Utilities Commission against
the proposed increase by the railroads of
passenger fares. Charges of discrimina
tion In favor of New York havo lcen
lodged with the commission.
Mayor Blankenburc declared that tho
big food show nt the Reading Terminal
Market Is a blow to tho high cost of
Agitation for action to make effective
tho housing law failed to produce results
from Councils this week.
Philadelphlans purchased their adhesive
stamps upder tho emergency war revenue
act this week.
Champion corn-growing boys nnd girls
of Ohio visited the city Thursday.
A report from tho Chief of the Bureau
of Construction and Repair Issued this
week shows that there have been Increases
in the construction corps and In appro
prlatlons for League Island.
Consideration of tho budget for 17 county
offices was taken up this week by Coun
cils' Finance Committee. The county of
fices ask J5.618.717 for 1915.
A resolution to provide for an elevate
railroad to Frankford, apart from the
general plan of Transit Director Taylor,
was introduced In Councils.
There is much speculation concerning
the attitude which President Wilson wilt
take toward the creatlpr! of a merchant
, marine. In his next message to Congress.
The President has declared himself con
vinoed of the nacawity, and most editors
agree with him. But titer U disagree
mejit concerning method.
The President a losUUnte upon enact
ment of the bill pvovlduig for the ettab
MhjMot of a Uu of iUsnuMjui to be
fM WA QMJU4 by the 3ommM
.aKoriU a etegylar Illustration of mtodt
YUd energy. Deairlnj. as apparently he
, the ireaUou of an adequate Ameri
can jnarcbant Murine, he uujts action
wWWi would make it Impossible Tbta la
not the dtluuii of tWiUU. but that uf
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fctautt bettor tb any etlMtfe the wndl-
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PREPAREDNESS FOR WAR
If Congress is going' to ask for "all
of the facts concerning America's un
preparedness for war" the Congressional
Record will resemble the Chinese En
cyclopedia when the agents of the Armor
Plate fl'rust and the ammunition ven
ders get through talking Louisville
The tendency to exaggerate the mili
tary weakness of the United States
should not be carried too far. There
was evidently no truth In the recent
statement that the big guns of foreign
battleships had a range l',4 miles longer
than that of the biggest guns of our
seacoast batteries. The ordnance ex
perts of the War Department answer
this alarmist statement by saying that
no navy In the"world could cope with
the 12-Inch guns of the seacoast for
tresses of the United States. But, as a
matter of fact, all the coast batteries
will soon have the new 14-Inch guns,
now being manufactured Snrlnrfleld
That President Wilson Intends to keep
his head In the present flurry over our
"preparedness" for war Is gratlfyingly
apparent in the news from Washington
today. It has been quite evident that
the present conflagration In Hurope is
to be made the excuse for a wild raid on
Congress for more soldiers, more sail
ors and more ships. New York Evening
Tho appointment by President Wilson
of n commission to deal with tho strike
situation In Colorado has been received
by editorial writers with expressions of
widely divergent opinion. Tho Detroit
Freo Press points out that thcro are al
ready two Federal agencies at work on
tho strike. Tho Rochester I'ost-Exprcss
Bays that tho nppolntment Is "at least
premature." Tho New York Sun hints
that rtesldent Wilson has assumed tho
role of a tjrant In Colorado. Tho Now
York World, Globo nnd Tribune, the Chi
cago Journal, tho Hartford Post nnd a
largo (number of others express hearty
approval of the commission, both In re
gard tajts personnel and lta purpose
It may be that tho members of thl3
commission will bo ablo to get tho war
ring factions together. It Is certainly de
sirable that they should, for tho Colorado
situation Is Insufferable.
The President's plan for a resumption
of work and the arbitration of tho dis
puted points one by ono Is eminently fair.
It is not to tho credit of the mine oper
ators that they havo refused to accept
the proposal Mr Rockefeller's relief
ship docs not wash his hands clean of
the stain Hartford Post.
Tho mines nre In operation, and at no
time during tho strike would the com
panies have been unablo to produce suf
ficient coal to meet all demands had the
Stato authorities Been that order was
maintained. What is needed Is not a
rnmmlBsInn to consider a situation al
ready well understood, but the restora
tion of order through Impartial enforce
ment, of the law. This has been prom
ised by the Incoming Stato Government,
nnd the President's nctlon Is inoppor
tune. Rochester Post-Express.
SONG AND THE NAVY
Humor has crept Into discussions of tho
nnval situation of tho United States.
This has been due partly to tho ban
placed by Secretary Danleli on tho play
ing nnd singing of tho popular Tlpperary
song. Three New York papers have en
tered Into keen rivalry for tho prize
which may bo awarded for tho best an
swer to ttie New York World's question.
"Why should a navy which hns Josephus
Daniels for a Secretary want to sing?"
To this "satirical and ungenerous ques
tion," as the Sun calls It, the Times
makes the nnswer:
"A navy that has Josephus Daniels for
n Secretary must sing to keep Its mind
off its troubles, and it should begin sing
ing right away, before he issues an order
abolishing music. Sing It must and shall,
though the, notes waver and voices break.
There It stands and sings; God help It, it
can do no otherwise."
Apropos of the original order, the New
York Herald says:
- "Longer and harder than the road to
Tlpperary will be the distance Secretary
Daniels must cover before he convinces
the people that this latest divagation Is
more than the merest Idleness. It may,
perhaps, go far andfare well with the
German voter, but it can serve only to
irritate the sense of dignity and propor
tion of the other 90 per cent, of our citi
zens, worn out with vagaries and foolish
nesses that have hurt and are continuing
to hurt our good name at home and
But the serious side of the naval situa
tion does not escape,
Tho general betterment In tho financial
situation was reflected this week In the
upturn of bond prices nt tho resumption
of business on tho New York nnd Phila
delphia Stock Exchanges. The nctlon of
the Philadelphia Stock Exchange gov
ernors In permitting trading In stocks,
under restrictions, as veil ns In bonds,
created nn especially favorable Im
Reports of German liquidation of se
curities, which nt first created somo un
easiness, failed to check tho rising ten
dency for nny length of time. Tho Issues
which went oft slightly on theso reports
later regained moro than their losses, not
ably Chesnpcako and Ohio convertibles,
Southern Pacific convertibles nnd tho
Itock Island Issues, nil of which are un
derstood to bo hdld In considerable quan
tities nbrond. Tho samo might be said
of Pennsylvania Railroad stock.
A sharp fall occurred In money rates,
both hero and In Now York, call loans
breaking to 3V4 per cent. In New York,
tho lowest level reached slnco tho Stock
Exchnngo closed In the latter part of July.
Both tlmo funds nnd commercial paper
also receded. Thero waa a considerable
supply of money, both for cnll and time,
and no dllllculty was experienced In ne
gotiating loans where the collateral of
fered was suitable to tho lender.
Several Stock Exchnngcs In Interior sec
tions of tho country opened for business
during tho week, nnd tho prices recorded
wero generally upwnrd. It was significant
that the volume of business Increased as
tho week progressed, so that tho total
sales of both bonds nnd stocks on tho
Now York Stock Exchnngo were tho
largest yesterday slnco tho market ro
sumed on last Saturday.
Tho upward trend of prices occurred In
tho face of announcements of vnrlous re
ductions of dividends and pessimistic ut
terances from tho steel trade. On the
other hand, copper prices ndvanccd.
ANXIOUS BENCH HOW
Leaders Unable to "Slate"
Applicants Pending Re
turn of Governor-elect.
HIMSELF TO FIGHT
FOR PARTY PURITY
Will Continue in Effort to
Organization in Pennsyl
While Jt Is true that the country is
grateful to the President for having
kept the country out of war with Mex
ico It must be admitted that there is
a very strong element of the people
that believes that the army and navy
are not as large or as efficient as they
should be. In the talk that has, followed
the IntroducRba Into the House of Rep
resentative Gardner's resolution there
has erepie4 out a strong sentiment la
favor of greater preparedness for war.
Tbia pxeparednew may not take the
shape of a greater standing army, or of
a much graater navy. It may favor a
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A London dispatch announces " that
"Portugal Is near war." So Is Texas.
Petrograd reports that General Novem
ber Is doing almost as well as Napoleon's
old opponents Generals January and
February. Chicago Tribune.
Colonel Harvey calls them the "Reces
sires." Loston Herald.
The Kaiser's compliment to his Chan
cellor aB knowing how to "fight flrmlv
and steadily and to keep the welfare of
the Fatherland In mind" wilt not be dis
puted. He did not say that the Chan
cellor had displayed shrewd diplomacy
and wise statesmanship. Springfield Re
publican. Luxemburg, according to one report,
finally gets an Indemnity of (37,500 for
the violation of her neutrality. Belgium,
then, should have received all of the price
of a cannon,New York Evening Bun,
London bets through Insurance' at
Uoyd's-10 to t that the war wll end Uy
March 1 If bets won battles-.-New
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 Representa
tive A. Mitchell Palmer, of Pennslanla,
who n few dajs ngo was quoted ns say
ing he would not accept a Federal np
polntment If ono were offered him nt tho
closo of his present term In Congress, be
cnuse he'desircd to devote himself to tho
upbuilding of tho Democratic party In his
State, explained today what he meant by
Feeling that there Is now more need for
a vigorous, militant organization than
beforo the election, Mr. Palmer said It
was his plan to return to the practice of
Inw In Stroudsburg nnd keep In the
closest touch with politics ns the Demo
cratic National Committeomnn from
Pennsylvania. Ho cannot be dislodged
from thnt position no matter how strong
tho opposition may become to his faction
until 1916. He and his nssoclates have not
entirely decided upon their program, but
one thing that will bo done will be the
maintenance of a legislative bureau In
tho Pennsylvania Legislature.
This bureau will keep tabs on the votes
of members of the Legislature on all
matters of vital public interest, and dis
seminate the information to the local
newspapers. lis especial mission will be
to Bhow by the votea of Democrats the
line of cleavage with the Republican or
"I have not entirely arranged for my
program," said Mr. Palmer. "Ono thing
Is certain, I shall keep up the tight along
the line It was started In Pennsylvania.
I have no Idea of quitting, and dneat In
the last election only makes It more Im
portant to battle for high Ideals.
"The Democratic party must keep tlself
free from entangling alliances and de
stroy the bipartisan machine It has now
rid Itself of the whisky element, which
went to the Republican party In the last
election. It is now a part of independ
ence, clean and responsive to right things.
The fight before Us is to maintain it so
that we might be acceptable to the Inde
pendent citizens of the State."
There will be a meeting of Democratic
leaders shortly, when plans for the future
will bo outlined and the causes of de
feu t In the last election discussed. The
opinion prevailing among the Democrats
Is that the tariff worked disaster and
that there Is plenty before an Independent
Democracy to work for In behalf of the
The small army of ofllceseckcrs wild
have been uneasy about tho patronago
of tho next State Administration nre
anxiously annltlng tho return of Governor-elect
Brumbaugh from Florida
early next week. Tho Goxcrnor-clcct Is
expected to como to Philadelphia Im
mediately after the dinner to bo given
In his honor In Washington by tho Varcs
next Monday night.
Doctor Brumbaugh has not discussed
the patronago on Capitol lllll slnco his
election. In view of his repeated asser
tions of Independence during his cam
paign, the leaders of tho Republican fnc
tiuns havo been unablo to "slate" no
polntecs this year, nnd as a result they
hnvo mado Intrlcato plans In an effort to
retain tho patronage that Is essential to
tho continunnco of their organizations.
Scnntor Penrose, slnco his return from
his vacation 10 days ngo, has been be
sieged In his ofllco every day by office
holders mho wish to retain their places
nnd by many moro who wish to succeed
them. AH of them havo naked the Sena
tor to uso his I n Hue n co in their behalf.
Tho Senator will mako no personal ap
peal, said Republican leaders today, but
slnco he controls tho Lcglslaturo his
ReprcsentatUes ate expected to offer to
bco to It that many of Doctor Brum
baugh's measures nro passed by tho Leg
Islatuie, provided the npw Governor will
retain tho Pcnrose-McNichol henchmen In
tno posts they now occupy.
The dinner to bo glvon In tho Gov
ernor-elect's honor next Mondnv night
has been planned to offset the Pentoso
McNIchol scheme, political leaders said
today, and moro closely to align Doctor
Brumbaugh with tho Vnro forces.
Richard J. Baldwin, of Dcl.annro Coun
ty, who is being urged by Senator Sproul
for Speaker of tho next Stato House of
Representatives, hns Just returned from
it trip through tho western mil of the
State. Ho said last night his chances for
tho Speakership wero bright. Ho is con
fident of selection if tho Republican
leaders, after Doctor Brumbaugh's re
turn, dccldo thnt tho Speakership shall go
to tho country. The Allegheny County
delegation to tne next llouso will con
fer on the Speakership noxt Monday
night, nt n dinner to bo given In Pitts
burgh by 13. V. Bnbcock, who has fre
quently been mentioned ns a possible suc
cessor to United Stntcs Senator Oliver.
Senator Pcnroso went to Harrlsburg
last night nnd conferred with Senator
Oliver. Mayor Armstrong, of Pittsburgh,
nnd Governor Tcner at tho Bxccutive
Mansion. After tho conference, they
denied thnt It had nny politlc.il signifi
cance. Incidentally, Governor Tener said
that ho decided konio tlmo ngo upon the
successor to Judgo Frazer, but added that
he pmbably would not announce his name
until after Judgo Frnzer was sworn In
as Supremo Court Judgo next month.
SCHWAB TO ABANDON
BIG WAR CONTRACTS
Decision Said to Havo Been Reached
After Talk With Wilson.
NUW YORK. Dec. 6. -Charles M.
Schwab has sailed again for England,
adding another chapter to the mystery
Hint Ills recent movements have devel
oped. Ho went to Kngland only n. few
weeks ngo "for his health," he said.
After nn Interview with Earl Grey and
other directing minds of the English
Government, he returned to America, I
bringing back, rumor said, contracts for
J50,000,000 worth of submarines, big guns,
etc., to bo built for England by Mr.
Schwab's Bethlehem, Steel Company,
As a result of these rumors Mr. Schwab
wns summoned to Washington for nn In
terview with President Wilson nnd Secre
tary Brjnn. What was said was never
made public. It was said, however, that
Mr. Bryan Informed Mr Schwab that
tno imminent of such contracts with the
English Government would bo a viola
tion of American neutrality.
Rumor had It toclny that Mr. Schwab
was returning to England so ns to report
to tho English Government nnd cnll off
the contracts. Ho himself said he was
sailing on business nnd also "for his
BY SANTA TO GIVE
Storehouse of St. Nick Pre
pared to Receive Gifts for
Poor Children After Mon
APPLES AND ROSES TO GROW
ON NEW CHRISTMAS TREE
Prominent politicians from all parts of
Pennsylvania will attend the dinner to
be given at tho Manufacturers' Club on
Monday night by the Terranln Cluh tn
its president, Lieutenant Governor-elect
Frank B. McClaln. The guests will In
clude Senator Penrose, Governor Tener,
ex-Governors Stuart and Pennypacker,
Supreme Court Justice Elkln. Representa
tives driest, Graham and Vare, Senators
McNIchol nnd Vare, Congressmen-at
Large-elect Daniel F. Lafeau and John
It. K. Scott; the newly appointed Judge,
J. Duvls Brodhead. of Northampton. Re
publican State Chairman Crow, Walter J
Christy, Republican Chairman of Alle
gheny County, and Walter H Galther,
prhate secretary to Governor Tener.
The Roosevelt special train which car
ried the Colonel through Pennsylvania on
his four dnjs' campaign on behalf of
Gilford Plnchot and Vance C McCormack
cost $3533.H, and was paid for by the
t.uBimisiun i-uriy cuaie committee, ac
cording to the expense account received
nt me oiaie uepariment In Harrlsburg
The 40th Ward Republican Club Inst
night elected the following otllcers Presi
dent, Dr. W. W. Weaver, first vice prcsl
dent. John G. Powers, second vice presl
dent, Edward E. Cullen. treasurer. Harry
W. Mace; financial secretary. Joseph II
Kelly, and recording secretary, S. B
MURDERER IS BURIED
William Abel, who was hanged last
Thursday, waa buried today. Seven
members of Abel's Immediate family as.
sembled In the undertaking establish
ment of Emll J. LeBrlght. 4361 Main
street, Manayunk, shortly after 9 o'clock.
After a brief service the funeral party
proceeded to the Leverington Cemetery,
Roxborough, where the body was Interred,
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conforms with the general idea,
for It affords both, according to
G. Q. Brownlee.
It gives you not only a elosed oar,
but a closed ear without rattle and
Outside it gives you a fine finish
and graceful lines that taatah the
beauty of the "new Hup.
Inside it gives you a beautiful, dg.
sifted flalih, eleatrle dH MgU(,
doors aad wlaJows tbat fit snug
and seaure. aad kty at fcr
vision and baaa-wen.
With t&U s4an Up yo 4riv all
tba banelUa of a persaaaiat l.
VmvI ar, wits noe of tbe high
T have tbe unrestricted use at
two ears at tho price i one.
the Hupmobiht with th
sedan and craw too u to auc
atunb to th attraction of tu
Utility Ha beauty
Professor Walters Expects Success
From a Triple Grnft.
The possibility of plucking great red
apples and beautiful rosebuds from a
Christmas tree, which Is clothed In tho
usual evergreen mantlo of needles. Is
startling, but If the expectations of Pro
fessor Henry O. Walters, of Langhorno.
Pn,, nro fulfilled, such trees will bo on
the market In a few years.
"l'os. I am going to give tho country a
'World's New Christmas Tree,' " said
Professor Walters. "It may bo n trlplo
graft of pine, nn apple and a tobo bush.
No, I will not havo It ready this year, but
I shall start it."
Ho then went on to lament the death
of "Tho Twelve Apostles and Their
Ives," theso being n. dozen apple slips
on which tho professor had grafted 12
roio sups. They died of intoxication when
treated to a drink of sugared water.
"It was a C per cent, solution," said
Professor Walters. "It fermented nnd tho
consequence was that theso 12 growing
roso slips nnd 12 npple slips actually died
of alcoholic Intoxication. It certainly was
too bad, for they wero leafing out superbly."
CLARK EXPECTED TO REPLY
Speaker's Office. Declares He Will
Answer Intoxication Charge.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 5 -.Sncnker
Champ Clark did not appear at his office
in tno Capitol this morning, where It
was said he would lssuo a statement re
plying to accusations that he appeared
beforo an audlenco In Detroit Wednesday
under tho Influence, of liquor. At his
residence It was said tho Speaker was
"It Is not certain that father will go
to tho Capitol today," said his daughter,
Miss Gonevlec, over tho telephone. "It
Is n raw day and father Is worn out by
his campaign work. No, ho cannot see
any one. Ho Is III, although there Is
nothing serious about his condition "
Representative Dorcmus, of Michigan,
who was on the platform with the
Speaker In Detroit Wednesday, could not
bo found hero today. At his 'office It
was said tho Congressman had not yet
arrived In tho city.
Santa Clnus hns set next Monday aside
as moving day. Promptly nt B in the
morning, rnln or shine, lie's going to
movo his storehouse down from tho re
gions of tjie clouds, where for years he
has hidden away nil tho dollies and toys
against tho coming nt m,ri. ,... ens
Chestnut street. In tho blg front first
floor room of Iho Washington Building.
And from this storehouse ho sends out
an nppeal to every girl and boy In Phila
delphia, inviting them to call and lenve
with his cleric In chargo thcro any little
gift which they can nrtord to contribute,
so thnt tho poor children of tho city
who might not havo nny Christmas at
nil, If some one docs not come quickly
to look out for their Interests, will be
assured of receiving a stocking, a dolly
or a llttlo toy of Bomo sort.
SANTA CLAUS WORRIED,
Santa Claus needs hcln thin mif.
Times havo been hard, and already he
lias moro orders than he can fill. It's
worrjlng him to think thero may bo
somo llttlo boy or some little girt In this
city who will get left when the Jolly
Christmas presents nro being handed
around. And so ho calls on every young
ster who can afford to help him make
tho dny a successful one for tho little
tenement children who otherwise would
havo no prospects of receiving1 any
Christmas goodies this year.
Already 1000 children, 000 girls and 100
boys, have rallied to his nld. They are
the members of the Sunday Pobmo
Ledoeu Santa Claus Club, who for a
month or more hnvo been paving tip
gifts in a Christmas corner In their own
iiumes, waiting for Santa to move his
quarters down to earth.
Hundreds of letters have been received
from tho Snnta Claus Club members tell
ing of tho "scrumptious" presents they
havo been putting aside, nnd beginning
with Monday morning they will start
bringing them to the Santa Claus store
house, 60S Chestnut street
Only tho other day tho editor tff the
Santa Claus Club received nn inquiry from
a Capo May Boy Scout nsklng if he could
help. Can the Boy Scouts help? Of
courso they can. Tho more tho merrier.
AUTOS TO AID SANTA.
The opportunity for generous giving to
tho little lio'mo waifs Is not to be limited
iu mo inomDers or the Santa Claus Club.
Any llttlo boy or girl who has a nickel
to glvo nway, or a toy that Isn't broken,
and who feels he could enjoy his Christ
mas a wco bit moro If ho thought ho had
helped stfrno other klddto to have a good
time. Is Invited to como In on the good
All of the gifts brought In will be dis
played from Monday until late Christmas
eve at tho storehouse, and on Christmas
morning Punuc Lcpotsn automobiles will
help Santa and his reindeer team to dis
tribute tho dollies and toys around the
city to the oungsters who need them
Santa Claus' storehouse will be kept
open every weekday from Monday until
Christmas frefm 0 o'clock to 6.
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