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VOL. I NO. 113.
PHlLADBIiPIHA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 1915.
PRICE OlOD OBNT
Coristonx, loin, jit ins Pnsuo LtMts Commxt,
&F CZAR; GAIN
OF 33 MILES
Russians Retake South
Poland City and Block
ft' flbYtnn C,Yn nn T.owpi
Vistula Menace to
Bloody Battle on in
East Prussia Campaign.
Murks Rally in Caucasia and
Rout Russian Pursuers in
Attempted Flank Move
ment St. Mihiel Again
Menaced by French Ad
"vance. 'Klelce, in South Poland, taken by
ij Germans rccontly, has been ro-
etptured by tlio Czar. Tho German
finny In Southern Poland has been
Ipuihed back 30 miles at soma points.
Iloss of Kielco blocks tho projected
ISrtve against Ivangorod.
Sanguinary encounters continue on
the 40-milo front along- which tho Czar
J, menaces East Prussia. Pctrograd of.-
"; JcUlly announces contact with tho en-
x emr at Khorjelo, a frontlor town of
North Poland, 25 miles northeast of
MUwa, which brings tho Russian army
to the East Prussia border at another
6, Cossack outpoBts have met the en
Ltmrat Klkol In tho advance on Thorn.
l;E.:Itroffracl assumes that tho Germans
i'tHII make their stand at Klkol, 23
balks southeast of Thorn, on account
J.'the heavy rolnforcemonts rushed to
'aw front., The army of General
wsneois, moving ngalnBt the rear of
tSi' Russian Thorn column, Is" making
. very slow progress, Petrograd, says.
L Austrian forces nro concentrating In
f Bakowlna for a stand and the Russian
llavuuon of Hungary has come to a
rav Turxisn forces, re-forming after their
IfliSht In the Caucasus, attacked and
Ertipulsed the Russians, says a Con
stantinople official report Tho Rus
yUns are In night, It Is said. (This
to contradictory to yesterday's reports
tct Russian successes.)
The French, after having been driven
Raskin was not the only man of letters
l,Wao found Inspiration in the weather.
John Clreenleaf TVhtttler wrote a poem,
Eunoaj others, on "Snow Bound." It
teuns to mind about 6 o'clock last night,
Ifor the first lino tells all about how
jjw snow had begun In tho gloaming."
.fToir remember, don't you. Jennie Some-
lbodysi temperamental rendltlont It at
tts last "parents' night" you attended
Itt your offspring's schoolT) It came to
hand, we say, at E o'clock, but not
Wln, for Instead of the local flurry
fwYtrlng field and highway with a
Bnes deep and white," like Mr. Whlt
Utr'l went on to do. It hemmed nnd
eJ, stopped altogether, changed Its
gJna and started In again, Anally suc
waUng In a most humiliating manner
Jj a new rise in temperature; all of
jttlch Proves that writing poems on
rtuea of tho weather may have been
i rJtht a half a century or so ago, but
would be a poor business, we aro hero
! sutt, In 1915.
lis fact, successfully It can't be donel
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back a Bhort distance In tho forest of
-Apremont, havo resumed their attaok
upon St. Mihiel. Their guns havo
wrecked tho pontoon bridge across tho
Meuso nnd tho now ndvanco threatens
the German position nt that point. In
Alsace, flcrco fighting continues In tho
vicinity of Cemny nnd Hartmnnn
swellcr Kopf, nnd German nssaults
hnvo been repulsed, according to Paris
Tho battle In Flanders Is continu
ing fiercely, but with only slight
changes In tho rolatlvo positions of
tho lines, Tho Allies havo made a
small gain near Lombaertzyde.
CZAR RECAPTURES KIELCE
IN SOUTH POLAND CAMPAIGN
Drives Germans Back 33 Miles Brom
PETROaRAD, Jnn. 23.
. Two armies In Southern Polnnd are
dealing heavy blows to tho Austro-Qer-man
troops In tho government of Ktelce.
The city of Ktelce has been recaptured by
the forces of General Ruzsky.
Taken by tho Germans when their heavy
reinforcements threatened to engulf the
P.usslan troops on tho cast bank of the
Plllca River, KIclco was held by thorn for
less than a week. It was evacuated bo
foro tho advance of two Rucslan ti.'mtcs.
ono of which drove Its way nort.i of
KIclco as far as Lopuszno, while another
advanced over tho Lysa Oora Heights to
strengthen the forces oppoalnguh") Aus
trlans on the Nlda River.
Tho rapid advance of thesa two armies
rendered tho Germans' position In and
about Klelce untenable? and they have
fallen back from this former bnse to a
front running through Oleszno, Kurzetow
and Sccemln. Tho projected Ivangorod
drlvo has been abandoned. While the
Germans effected their way in gond order,
thoy havo been forced back 33 miles
Along tho hills Just east of tho Ml lea
River they havo mounted guna, appar
ently Intending to make a stand there.
TURKS, REFORMING, ROUT
RUSSIANS IN CAUCASUS
Plank Movement Bepulsed; Czar's
CONSTANTINOPLE, Jon. 23.-Defeat of
tho Russian army In the Caucasus Is an
nounced In an ofllclal statement Issued by
tlio Turkish War Ofllco today.
Ottoman troops have now taken the of
fensive and aro pursuing tho Russians,
the statement ndds. It also tells of a
victory over English forces, supported by
three gunboats on tho Shat-EI-Arab River
This fight was reported three days ago
from Constantinople, the Turkish claim
ing success over tho British.
In the Caucasus tho Turks foiled a
movement against .their left flank, and
the Russians were forced to withdraw1.
(It Is possible tho Russians, following
their victories at Sari Kamyah and Ar
dagan, have withdrawn for the new offen
sive" upon East Prussia.
ALLIES SCORE SLIGHT GAIN
IN FIERCE FLANDERS FIGHT
Germans Bombard Berry-au-Bac In
New Offenslvo on Aisne.
PARIS, Jan. 23.
Tho fighting In 'tho new battle of
Flanders has become so fierce that a
gain of even a few yards by the allied
forces Is regarded as Important. An
ofllclal communique Issued by tho French
War Oftlce this afternoon emphasizes the
fact that a gain of 100 yards has been
mado In the region of Lombaertzyde.
In an attempt to establish their posi
tions firmly on the south bank of tho
Alsne, the Germans have opened an of
fenslvo, with violent artillery fire, against
the town of Berry-au-Bac.
A. German attack to tho northeast of
Beausejour, west of the Argonne, has
been repulsed and the ofllclal statement
reiterates Its claim that the Germans
have been completely checked at Foun
tain Madame In the Argonne. A hot
conflict Is In progress near St. Hubert.
RUSSIANS PRESS ADVANCE
AGAINST EAST PRUSSIA
Cossack Outposts, However, Are
Halted Near Klkol.
PETROGRAD, Jan. 13.
Sanguinary encounters between the Cos
sack advance ot the great Russian army
now menacing the German fortress of
Thorn and Oerman forces southeast of
Klkol were reported In dispatches from
the front today.
Under a murderous Are from a German
Infantry regiment, the cavalry was forced
to retire, it Is admitted here. The Ger
mans wheeled light artillery Into position
to support -tffe riflemen. The Cossacks
were permitted to advance to within a
short distance from the German Intrenrh
ments. Then a galling rifle and gun nro
was poured Into their ranks.
The outposts having clashed, retrograd
confidently awaits news of the beginning
of one of the greatest battles fought In
Northern Poland since the beginning
of tho war. Earlier in the week the
Russians were sweeping toward the Prus
slan frontier without meeting any serious
resistance. The Germans will make a
stand near Klkol, about 23 miles south
east of Thorn, it is now believed, ind a
general engagement all along the tf-mlle
battle line will begin there.
Russian scputs today reported that the
army of General Francois, moving from
the Mlawa region to attack the rear of
the Russian army moving on Thorn, is
making slow progress. Heavy reinforce
ments, however, are coming to Francois'
aid, and It Is thought possible In Is await
ing the arrival of these fresh troops be
fore moving his main bodies.
Unfavorable condition In Bukowlna con
tinues to Interfere with operations to the
east, tho War Office declares.
AUSTRIANS WRECK RAILROAD
STATION HELD BY RUSSIANS
Heavy loss of Wfe In Assault at
VIENNA. Jan. 23.
Austrian shells destroyed a railroad sta
tion in which several hundred Russian
soldiers were Quartered near Checlny. in
southeastern Poland, it was officially an
nounced today. The loss of llfa was
fighting in the region of the
Nlda River was reported to ba progress
las satisfactorily for the Austrian,
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Photo by Outekunat.
JUDGE JOHN L. KINSEY
JUDGE KINSEY DIES
AFTER AN ILLNESS
OF MANY MONTHS
Members of Family at His
Bedside When Jurist
Passes Away at His
Home, 1 622 Spruce Street
Judge John L. Klnscy, of Court of
Common Pleas No. 1, died at 11:30 o'clock
this morning at his home, 1622 Spruce
Judge Klnsey was unconscious toward
tho laBt. When his physicians vlBlted
the sickroom this morning thoy called
Mrs. Klnsey nnd told her tho end was
but a few hours off. Sho remained at
his bedside until her husband died.
Immediately after his death the Court
of Common Pleas was notified. The court
then announced that all cases slated for
Monday will be discontinued until fdrther
notice. The dates for trial of these cases
will probably bo announced Monday
Judgo Klnsey's death followed nn Ill
ness of many months. Ho becamo III
early In the fall. For a tlmo he was at
his summer home, but later, when ,hls
condition became; complicated by rhou
matlsm and a nervous breakdown, he was
brought to his city residence.
Judge Klnsey's condition became serious
more han a month ago, although It did
not occo'slon any great alarm. Ho gradu
ally weakened, however, and last Monday
hin rnmlltlon took a turn for tho worse.
He sank gradually until death cujn(
Judgo, John Lipplncott Klnsey was born
in Frankford on August U, IBM, and was
in public office since his 20th year. Ho
was In turn a member of the school
board, a member of the Board of Educa
tion, Assistant District Attorney, City
Solicitor and Judge of tho Court of
Judge Klnsey was a descendant: on his
father's Bide, of one of the earliest settlers
in Frankford, In which section ot Phila
delphia he was raised In an old family
mansion. His father was William Klnsoy,
Jr., and his mother was before her mar
riage Mary Btarr Lipplncott. His an
cestry was Scotch and English, and his
parents wero members of the Society of
After attending a school In Philadel
phia Judge Klnsey was sent to a board
ing school ot Haddonfleld, N. J., from
which ho was graduated with high hon
ors in English and the classics. When
Concluded on l'nso Two
U. OF P. FRESHMEN
IN THEBOIL FIGHT
Outnumber Opponents Four
to One and Win by Score
of 38 to 15 Four Hun
dred Battle in the Mud.
Four hundred members of the fresh
man and sophomore classes of the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania battled In a sea
of mud In Museum Field at !3d and
Spruce streets this afternoon. In the an
nual bowl fight. The freshmen, out
numbering the sophomores nbout four to
one, won the first half In exactly one
minute, and the second In 10 minutes.
Tho final score was 33 to 15.
Every man of the 100 was spattered
from head to foot with mud. Fully a
third had to drop out of the battle after
being thrown to get the plasterllke earth
out of their eyes. ...
The first started promptly at one
o'clock. Although victory for the Fresh
men was Inevitable, owing to their su
perior numbers, the lower classmen de
cided to show a little finesse along with
brute strength, and when Robert King,
their bowl man. was shoved over the goal
line, It was by a ruse, roost of tho T5
Sophomores being yards away battling
with another group of Freshmen.
Horace Bustler was chief marshal and
his assistants were James C. Patterson,
Herbert Shoemaker, Vaughan Merrick, R.
B, Ferguson, T. C. Price, Paul Brown.
iu- Tnwnsend. Clem Webster and
It had been piannea iu noia we ngm
on the quadrangle, but at the last minute
Museum Field as It was feared tho strug.
gle woulu spo
t .uA flr.t hitlf tha Freshmen trv tn
shove their man over the goal line before
the Sophomores can crown him with the
bowl. In the second half the side having
the greater m"i"' v n w.f , vunf
after a ecrimmftge yrixiM.
Three Dead in right Over Arrest
i.ssr rim .Tan. 23. J. J. Proctor.
deputy sheriff: Joe Brewer, white, and
Lulu Woodward, a Negress, with whom
he llveo, are ?cu, uu w. uuwucn,
sheriff of the Municipal Court. Is x-
.... i frhA raixtili: nf . free.fnr.
al! knit and pistol flght which ocwrrod
today wBen wnjcws soutut u ti
... wnmjin for bavins urcvlouily oh
struct Kgal WOce.
U. S. SHIPPING
$200,000 Food Ship and
Cargo Defy Threat of
Seizure in Momentous
Step to Test Status of
Great Britain Hopes to
Block Supplies From Ger
many While Germany Re
sents Sale of Arms to Foes.
Sailing of Dacia and Wil-helmina.
American shipping Interests today
nro Involvbd In pressing Issues between
this Government nnd both Great Brit
ain and Germany. Serious diplomatic
crises lnpend, and complications nro
predicted on both sides of tho Atlantic.
Great Britain is determined that
America, shall not provide supplies to
Germany that will enable that country
to prolong tho war.
Germany resents tho shipment of
arms to countries of tho Triple En
tente. Cotton and wheat cargoes from
American exporters aro bound for Ger
many. Great Britain undoubtedly will
attempt their uelzure, Tho Dacia, with
cotton, sails from Galveston. Tho Wll
helmlna, with n 200,000 wheat and food
cargo, has Balled from New York for
Great Britain suspects a Gorman plot
In tho transfer of German ships' to
American registry and tho beIo of Ger-
.man ships. London newspapers fear a
t clash with tho American Government.
Reports say that tho many Interned
German ships in New York harbor are
planning a dash to sea and that British
warships are lying in wait to prevent
Tho American Government has as
sumed tho war risk on the 800,000 cot
ton cargo of tho Dacia. It has de
cleared tho food cargo of tho Wllhol
mlna Is only conditional contraband.
Secretary Bryan's advice to tho
owners of tho Wllhelmlna cargo Is:
"Foodstuffs are ranked as condi
tional contraband and may be lawfully
shipped to territory of belligerents
when In fact not destined or Intended
for tho belligerent Government or Its
Tho British i.oto of January 10 admit
ted that foodstuffs' should not bo de
tained and put Into a prizo court with
out presumption that they were ln-
tended for tho armed forces of the
enemy or the enemy's Government.
But while expressing an Intention to
adhero to that rule, the British Gov
"Wo cannot give an unlimited and
unconditional undertaking In view of
tha departure by those against whom
we are fighting from hitherto accepted
rules of civilization and humanity, and
tho uncertainty as to the extent to
which such rules may be violated by
them In future."
Millions are Involved in the question
at Issue in disposal of the cargoes now
under way nnd th) disposition made by
Congress of the Administration ship
MUSI FOOD SHIP BISKS
VOYAGE TO GERMAN POUT
NEW YORK, Jan. 23. Risking possible
seizure by British warships lying oft the
Atlantla coast, the American-owned
steamer Wllhelmlna, flying the American
flag and loaded with approximately 300,
000 worth pf foodstuffs, consigned by an
American commission firm to Itself In
Germany, passed Sandy Hook at 6:17
o'clock last night, on the first voyage of
Concluded on l'ro Tiro
DACIA, STEAM UP, HELD
STILL IN GALVESTON PORT
Cotton Cargo Cleared, But Halted In
fJALVESTON, Ter Jan. U-CIeared
for Rotterdam and with hatches sealed,
the former German steamship Dacia, now
owped by E. N. Breltung, tho New York
and Cleveland capitalist, did not sail
early today as scheduled.
The Dacla's steam was up, but for some
reason the vessel was held back.
NEW YORK WINS FIRST
IN INTERCITY RACQUETS
Philadelphia Team Meets Defeat In
NEW YORK, Jan. M.-New York de
feated Philadelphia in the first match in
the Intercity racquets and tennis contest
played here today. The scores were 15
10. 15-1, li-J, U-. Th New York team
was composed ot Hecktcber and Water
bury. Bromley awl Cass&tt reprweaud
&ssssa.:u k. ...
Mothers attending "Billy" Sunday's services are able to check their
children as well as their umbrellas. The youngsters are looked after
in the nursery by a corps of experienced women. The picture shows
how a number is attached to each child, a duplicate of the tag going
, to the mother.
JEROME HAS THAI;
STARTS WITH HIM ON
TRIP TO NEW YORK
Leaves Concord, N. H., for
Boston, and Prisoner Will
Be in the Tombs Early
CONCORD, N. II., Jan. 23.-Harry It
Thaw left this city on tho 2:2S o'clock
train this afternoon for Boston, In the
custody of Sheriff Hornbeck, of Dutchess
County, New York, after Judgo Aldrlch,
In the District Court, had reversed his
decision granting Thaw a writ of habeas
corpus, William T. Jerome, special pros
ecutor for New York Btate, Thaw's "Ne
mesis," was In charge of the party.
At the last moment Jerome changed his
plans and decided to go to the Touralne
Hotel with Thaw upon his arrival In Bos
ton, remaining there until the departure
of the midnight train for New York. Thaw
will be In tho Tombs tomorrow morning.
After the transfer of Thaw to tho New
York authorities had been completed,
Thaw went to tho Eagle Hotel, accom
panied by tho New York nnd New Hamp
shire officers, where he was tho guest of
Sheriff Drew, who brought him from Man
chester, N, II., at luncheon. At Drew's
special request, Sheriff Hornbeck granted
this favor to tho man who had been in
charge of Thaw slncfi his capture at
Colebrook on September 10. 1913, nnd who
wished to extend this courtesy as a fare
well to Thaw.
With Jerome were Deputy Attorney
General Franklin Kennedy, of New York,
and Bernard Jacobs, New Hampshire at
torney for the special prosecutor, and with
Sheriff Hornbeck was Detective Lanyon,
of New York.
A large crowd surrounded Thaw when
he boarded the train at Manchester, and
the station In this city was niled with a
crowd when he arrived. The prisoner was
hurried Into a taxlcab and taken to tho
Federal Court under guard.
Jerome handed the mandate of the Su
preme Court vacating the writ of habeas
corpus granted by the District Court
here to the clerk. The mandate was read,
and Judge Aldrlch, who granted Thaw
the habeas corpus writ, handed down a
rescript reversing his former decision
and returning Thaw from the custody
of Drew to the custody of the Sheriff
of Coos County. Following this proceed
ing tho prisoner was turned over to
Sheriff Hornbeck under the extradition
papers signed by Governor Felker In
1913. The entire transfer took only about
Thaw was without legal counsel of any
sort, entering the Federal Court accom
panied only by Sheriff Drew and a
deputy. He appeared cheerful,
TWO HUGE U. S. CANNON
SHIPPED TO BRITISH NAVY
Transylvania Carries 16.1-inch. Quns
NEW TORK, Jan. 23. Two 16.1-lnch
guns, the biggest cannon ever manufac
tured in America and shipped to a for
eign nation, were lashed to the deck of
the Cunard liner Transylvania when she
sailed for Liverpool today, They were
consigned to the British navy and will be
taken to the Harlan & Wolf Shipbuild
ing plant In Belfast, where British war
ships are now under rush construction.
Each gun is 63 feet long and weighs 731$
tons. They represented part of the big
order for war supplies which Charles M.
Schwab obtained for the Bethlehem Steel
Company shortly after too outbreak of
the European war, The Transylvania also
carried the Inner skin of a battleship
turret, which was consigned to. Harlan
TAKES POISON, BUT REPENTS
"I tried to die," gasped a man who
staggered into City Hall today and
begged the police at Central Station to
send biro, to a hospital. He said be waa
Theodore Pass, and had run all the war
to police headquarters from his homo
at MS North ti; street, after taking a
doa ot poison-' He was takea to the
Hahnemann Hojpltal In time to have the
polou pumptd "Vt And save his Ufa.
TAX ASSESSED ON
Holdings Listed by the
Board of Revision Show
an Impressive Total.
Fhlladclphlons, subject to taxation on
the nsBcesmcnt of their personal property
for 1315 nnd the amounts of their per
sonal property holdings, are listed in tho
assessment books of the city transmitted
at noon today to the Receiver of Taxes by
tho Board of Revslslon of Taxes.
Tho estate of Thomas Dolan, late presi
dent of the United Gas Improvement Com
pany pays tho heaviest tax on personalty,
tha assessment subject to taxation being
estimated at 19,341.878.
The F. A. Drexel estate Is assessed at
JC. 450,350 In personal property. The per
sonal proporty holdings of Mrs. Anna
M. Walker Penfleld, wife of Frederic C.
Tenlleld and daughter of tho late William
Welghtman, of tho flflrm of Powers and
Welghtinan, chemists, fs S3,S37,182.
Other large assessments are J2.718.Hl on
tho estnte of Charlemagne Tower, nnd
S2.272.C00 on the estate of William J. Mc
Cahan. Edward T. Stotcsbury's personal
property holdings are assessed at 537,600.
Mayor Blankenburg's personal property
is assessed at 320,900, while that of his
wife Is placed at $25,600.
Tho amount given by Senator Boles
Penrose, subject to taxation, Is 3150,000.
Mary D. Diddle J212.014
Lauremo I.ewia , 7i2,tiiiO
Lewis A. lilliy 3.17..-.0O
Wm. II. Darnea l'i!s,4us
Harriet C. I'icvost lUMiilO
W. W. Wlllbank estate liil.KX)
C. W. McNallv estato 2U.1.1KU
I.GWII Audpnreld 112.&00
i:mma II. Chllda 1I1S,4(H)
Adelaldo K. Cirruih , 148,000
lienor Van Hclt 132.0.K)
Sonhfa. I Ofandlcr KSA.ono
Geo. V. C Drexel
Cluis. C. Harrison, Jr.
Concluded on rase Two
CLEVELAND IN GRIP TODAY
OF DRIVING SNOWSTORM
City's Traffic Crippled by 24-hour
CLEVELAND, O., Jan. 23,-Cleveland
today la In the grip of the worst storm
of the winter. Snow has been falling
for nearly 21 hours, crippling street rail
way and Interurban tramc. and threat
ening to interfere with telephone and
telegraph communication. '
Every snow plow In the city worked
all last night to keep the streets open.
All trains from tho West and South are
from 50 Imnutes to an hour late.
P. R. R. PLACES BIG ORDERS
Railroad's Action Gives Proof of
Another substantial indication of pros
perity came today. The Pennsylvania
Railroad Company announced orders for
10,000 tons of steel rails. Pennsylvania
especially will profit by these orders, as
Virtually all the big sttel mills are in
The orders are divided equally among
the United States Steel Corporation, the
Cambria Steel Company, the Lackawanna
Steel Company and the Bethlehem Steel
Company, Each firm Is to roll 1000 tons
on last year's specifications and another
1000 tons on revised specifications.
After the completion of the first order
it Is said the Pennsylvania system will
place others 19 times as big, for 150.000
Engine Plunges Into River; a Bead
PORT JERVIS, N. Y., Jan. 23,-Engl-neer
Benjamin Samuelson, John, E.
Mllner. fireman, and W. Fredericks,
brakeman, of Dunmore, Pa., were Vjlled
today when a locomotive on the kilo
Railroad was derailed at Glen Byrie, Pa.,
and plunged into tho Lackawanna River.
2i.i-pou.nd Baby Expected to Xlve
FREMONT. O. Jan 38. -Mrs. deorge
Riser's two-and-a-quarter-pound boy
baby will live, according ta belief of
last alsjfat, is "perfectly ntattay and
otherwise normal f
AT SHAMS IN
"Failure of Christians to
Do Their Duty Respon
sible for Church Being
Backed Into Corner by
Whiskey Soaked, Hog
Jowled Politicians," He
Urges Employers to Pay
Girls Sufficient Wages to.
Allow Them to Live Hon
estly, in Inspiring Sermon,
on "Let Your Light Shine"
Church members who pretend to be
Christians and llvo lives that prove them
to bo hypocrites and who cause the
church to be criticised by those outside
It, got "theirs" from "Billy" Sunday at
tho tabernacle this afternoon. Ho was
preaching on""tho themo "Let Your Light
Shine" beforo an audienco that filled tho
Beats and standing-room of tho big
structure. Prominent among thoso pres
ent were delegations of visiting clergy
men and officials of churches in six
Presbyteries In and around Philadelphia.
In his attack on "sham" Christians
"Billy" Bpared no ono. Tho failure of
Church members to provo themselves t6
bo real Christians ho blamed for the
complaints -heard agalnst-itho churches
today. Because some Christians do not
llvo up to their profession they do tho
churches more harm than those outside
could possibly do, ho said,
"If people are simply church members
they probably will not shine In al
-places, , but true Christians- -will," he
shouted. "It Is becauso of the failure df
Christians to do their duty that the
church Is backed into a corner by -the
'low-browed, hog-jowlcd, strength-sapping,
"BE SQUARE IN BUSINESS."
At the same tlmo Sunday urged the
church members In business to play
square with their employes and the em
ployes to play square with their em
ployers. While he made an earnest ap
peal for honest pay, he also mads aa
earnest an .appeal for honest work.
"The merchant who claims to be
Christian and does not pay his employes
a living wnga Is a hypocrite, and his
light will not shine, at all for Christ. And
tho man who claims to be a Christian
and robs his employer by doing as little
work as he can and getting as much
money ns he can force from tho boss is
every bit as much of a hypocrite." That
was the way "Billy" Sunday weighed
the problem between tho employer and
"What about you merchants who keep
your clerks working long hours over
counters? If you had only your chances
of going to heaven dependent on tho tes
timony of those clerks, would you go? I
don't believe ihere ure many girls who
are working for 8 per week, a dollar per
day, wearing the clothes thoy are wear
ing, paying the room rent they nro pay
ing, and doing it all on the small salary.
I don't believe they oan do It and live
square. If they nro driven to make a
little money on the side to exist, who's
to blame? Who has driven them to do
The evangelist urged his hearers-
men and women who profess to be fol
lowers ot the Lord Jesus Christ to stand
bravely before the world and let It know
that they are Christians and to live suah
lives that all those who see them will
want to be like them.
"Don't be a coward. I hate a sneaking
coward," Sunday sneered. "Why any per
son should be ashamed to stand up and
let the world know that he Is a Christian
I have never been able to understand.
Why a man or a woman la ashamed of
the fact that they are living decent lives
I can't understand.
"There's too many lobsters who refuse
to allow It to be known where they stand.
That's why It Is so bard to koep the devil
down. If they were members ot the Elks
they would allow It be known. If they
were members of the K. of P. they'd al
low It be known. If they were Masons or
Odd Fellows tliey'a allow It be known.
If they were Republicans or Democrats
they'd allow it to be known. It is the
duty ot every Christian to look after his
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