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By J. W. PATTON
Deputy Scout Commissioner.
BMIIjb that the boya are In tho
ijTmnt of their own free wilt and tliat
W will remain Just as long n the pro-
'k$h a Interesting and varied.
S'. these days, and seldom, Indeed,
tSroihany fault of the boys themselves.
fjf the boys, know that you believe In
.;:. .n,i that they can bo among "the
fcrt.ln the city." Let the boys get tho
tonVlCtlon that you are doing what they
Ihemielvcs elect to uo, raincr tnan What
ou.want them to do. l'ut the progrnniH
,b to the boys In advance so that they
Mn tee the fun they can have In follow
fcis them out and how far they can "get
ihid"1n scouting by "sticking" to the
Ponot,' use scouting as nn opportunity
for Indulging In your own fads. Your
tM! Way come In finely In a case of
. ti...i4 nf rtmt In nnmp ti0f.llnfl 4itBt
J. ti it Is a flne thing to have a bugle and
Jrom corps, or scout band to save the
f itT should things go wrong. Be punc
?fnl and, '"slat on punctuality. Havo a
:- time act for the meeting and start on the
? Jot When the troop goes on a hike,
Start on the minute, leaving a patrol
l jiidtr behind to pick up tho straggler:!,
iho, while not missing tho outing cn
' tlrtly, should be docked points, say one
Vfgrleach Ave mlnucs late.
'; lri order to give publicity to all that
J (ich boy does in the troop, and partlcu-
Urlr to let others know where he has
i btfn negligent, a large new chart has
ftuen gotten out under the auspices of
Htidquirters, modeled somewhat after the
Sncllsh scout chart of Baden-Powell. It
1 ll designed to hang In the troop meeting
; Mom with glass covering. A boy's prog
f tt from tenderfoot to cnglo scout la
f recorded, as well ns his patrol and patrol
rink. The great advantage of the chart
1 Ilea In tho opportunity to mark plainly
i tie record of any delinquencies so that
ill will know oyhat has been going on;
1 tut If there Is one thing a boy dislikes
van than anothor, when he has been
I sdibehavlng, It Is to have the fact
Indian Hunt for February 22
An Indian hunt, similar to tho famous
"tretiure hunt" along the WlMahlckon
lilt Washington's Birthday, will be held
i'ebruary 22 and all tho troops In the city
lll participate, It was announced at the
EiouimnBtern' Bound Table, last night,
txtilli have not been worked out.
Owje 0. Potts, assistant scoutmaster of
Troop K, gave a chalk talk on mapmak
ht tnd field notes for the benefit of the
isutmasters; who, under the new plan,
till be enabled to glvo expert Instruction
to their troops. Flremnklng and cooking
frill be explained by T. 1 Tlerney at the
NJt Round Table, "and the following two
.nettings will be devoted to scoutcraft
Imtructlon for .scoutmasters.
local Council for Frankford
The first step1 toward the redisricting
tt the city will be taken tomorrow night,
vhen a meeting will bo held In the Music
llill, Longshore street. Frankford, to dt
limine on the formation of a tocat scout
council for that section. The meeting
Ml called bv Rcoutmaster John Taylor,
( Troop 21. If tho experiment Is sue
wilful, local councils will, In all proba
Ulity, be formed In various sections of
LABOR CHIEFS HERE
OF SUPREME COURT
thc.'ty.ln conjunction with the work of
Troop 21 Holds Banquet
Forty members of Troop 21 gathered
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Men's Christian Association Cafeteria. I
Batunlay evening, to celobrate the win
nini of tho mimical trophy. Deputy Bcout
Commissioner Patton, who founded tho
'foop, ncted as tonstmnster. The IteV.
i li, Qreene, pastor of the Sd Preaby-i
terlan Church, JIt and Walnut streets,
asked the blessing. Scoutmasters Fried-1
man, Bolston, Mills, Dayton and Under
wood and Assistant Scoutmaster Harry
cuirm were among me speakers. At the
conclusion of tho banquet the troop bund,
led by "Joe" WamHlcben, rendered a
Troofc 80 took part In the procession at
the evening services at St. Timothy's
Protestant Episcopal Church, Ridge ave
nue nbove North Walnut lane, Box
borough, on Sunday, when all tho guilds
marahed Into the church with their ban
ners. The Scouts, under Scoutmaster
Dnyton, formed at the Parish House. All
were In uniform except those who sang
In tho choir.
Lebanon Troop Aids Iltchmond Boys
John Murphy, boys' secretary of the
Lebanon, Pa., Young Men's Christlnn As
soclatton and formerly scoutmaster of
Philadelphia Troop 7: Wilbur N. Sarvont,
scoutmaster of Lebanon Troop 3, and
tfcouts Edward Strlcklcr and Joseph Boltx,
of the same troop, visited Richland, Pa.,
Tuesday evening to assist In the forma
tion of a Boy Scout troop at that place.
The two Scout gave demonstrations of
bugling, slgnnllng and knot-tying to the
Audience of 100 persons. Troop 3 In
spected tho Good Samaritan Hospital at
Lebanon Wednesday evening on tho Invi
tation of Miss McMaster. superintendent.
Doctor Kerr nnd Doctor Pretx showed the
Scouts the workings of tho pulmotor, the
microscope nnd X-ray slides.
Troop 22 Marks Anniversary
Kindness and helpfulness to others as
the kcynoto of a successful life was the
text of nn address by the Rev. Dr. Floyd
W. Tomklns, rector of Holy Trinity Prot
estant Episcopal Church, at the 2d anni
versary celebration of Troop 22, 20th
street below Walnut street. Thursday eve
ning. The Rev. Dr. Tomklns urged the
parents who attended to encourage the
13very member of the troop, most of the
parents and many friends wore present
when the meeting was called to order by
Scoutmaster Merrill. Doctor Tomklns en
tered Into tho spirit of the celebration
and played the piano for tho Blnglng of
"America." Roy rhllllpy. Biasing Ar
row patrol leader, followed on the man
dolin, and Ralph Llchtensteln nnd Mr.
Morgan on the violin. "Noted Members
of the Troop," nn nmuslng nddrcss by
Gilbert August, Tiger Patrol leader, con
tained a "slnm" for every member.
Deputy Scout Commissioner Patton and
Scoutmaster Brown made Bhort nddrcsses.
After refreshments the celebration ended
with signaling, leg-throwing nnd other
DAILY "GOOD TURNS"
Nearly every evening a blind man and
his wife, who soli papers near 12th and
Mnrkot streets, arc guided across the
street by Jacob Task, 12 years old, of 457
North 4th streot a member of Troop 8.
He sells papers near the tame corner, but
is never too busy to help them. He often
buys their papers for them.
Jacob's brother Norman, who belongs
to the same troop, helped a man from
Urn and South streets to Uh and Noble
streets on the slippery sidewalks Sun
day, The journey, about IS squares, took
an hour and a half.
David Dwartz, la years old, of 33S North
Franklin street, stopped n runaway horse
near hlB home Friday. The horse, at
tached to a wagon was frightened by
passing fire engines and started to run
away, Dwartz Jumped Into tho street
and grabbed the reins: nfter he was
dragged some distance he pulled the
horse to a standstill. His friends say he
"knows all about horses" altliough he
Is a little chap, Dwartz was a mem
ber of Troop 82 before It disbanded and
Is about to Join Troop 12.
William Uram, of Troop 95, sprinkled
tsfTMf i fk j-3 n. a J
Headquarters announces an In
dian hunt for February 22.
ashes around part of the block nt 3d nnd
Montrose streets Sunday night to pre
vent people from slipping and falling
Troop 04 Plana Hike
Troop 61, 55lh and Pine streets, which
took tho longest hike of the year In 19U,
Is making arrangements to ccllpso Its
record with a "marathon" hike this year.
The party, which went to Atlantic City
by way of the White Horso pike, a dis
tance of 70 miles, was composed of Wil
liam B. Rosonbaum, scoutmaster! Law
rence Sacks, nsslitant scoutmaster, and
Scouts Samuel Brenner, Joseph Stone, S.
Bunilholm, M, Plntoff, A. Josephs, M.
Harrison, E. Moycd, Hyman Rich, David
Pelkln, Joseph Brooks, Emnnucl Brooks,
M. Diamond and Howard Sacks. They
left Saturday afternoon, August 1, with
nlno tents and "grub" loaded on two
small "express" wagons. In Camden one
of tho wagons broke down nnd scarcely
were they out of the city when the other
followed suit. After purchasing two
stronger wagons the party camped nt
Magnolia, N. J., tho first night. On the
march, tho next morning. Dr. George
Rosenbaum. the troop phyBlclan, over
took the hikers In an automobile to look
after their health. While passing through
Berlin, N. J a wagon wheel broke nnd
It was difficult to get nnother because
the only blacksmith shop was closed. A
real Jersey storm broke upon the camp
that night In a field near Hninmonton,
and the campers, drenched to the skin,
slept on n porch In the town. The next
morning the roads were In bad condition,
which made marching slow; food ran
low, too, a third of a con of raw corn
and Borne preserves per man being tho
breakfast menu. After "filling up" at a
storo on tho road, they ate dinner in Egg
Harbor City. Near AbBCcon the troop
was halted by a woman, who asked
whether the Philadelphia troop was hik
ing to tho sea: she Invited them to stay
all night nt her house, which the scouts
were glnd to do on account of tho mos
quitoes. Tho hikers nrrlvcd at Atlantic
City at 10 o'clock Monday morning nnd
were met by Scoutmaster Knight and As
sistant Scoutmaster Fyle, of Atlantic
City, now scout commissioner nnd deputy
commissioner, respectively. Tho troop
camped near Chelsea, returning to Phila
delphia the following Sunday.
Troop 48 Is Learning Mining
L. J. Hickman, 5214 Haverford street, a
mining engineer. Is delivering a course of
lectures on mines to the members of
Troop 40, Temple Lutheran Church, 62d
and Race streets. Tho lectures, eight In
number, are given every two weeks, to
prepare tho scouts for tho mining merit
badge test. Mr. Hickman has visited all
tho Important mlr.es li the country.
The latest addition to tho Boy Scout
Library at headquarters, Eth and Chest
nut streets. Is the Harper Library for
Boys, consisting of books on gardening,
machinery, electricity, camping, scouting
and other subjects.
Scoutmaster Samuel G. Friedman, of
Troop 95, has appointed three scouts to
Instruct the troop in physical develop
ment. They are Michael Coplan, of Di
vision A, for Division A; Samuel Bchultz,
for Division B, and Louis Moss, of Di
vision A, for Division C. Tho three scouts
will have passed ono of tho requirements
for the physical development merit badge
when they have Instructed the other
scouts for three months.
Infamous.!" Say Leaders of
Decree Which Gives Em
ployers Right to Oust
The decision of tho Supreme Court giv-
ar rnplorers the right to demand that
itUlr employes renounce their affiliation
..lth, a labor union Is the greatest blow
tthtt hu ever been struck at organized
.Till was the comment of Harry Parker,
Ttteran trade unionist and member of
tot labor Forward Committee of the Cen-
Ll Labor Union, today. Similar com-
jtuat was made by other prominent trade
"I am shocked and stunefled at the
"Cleton handed down bv the Bunreina
'Cwrt," ald Parker. "The court n
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rj,," .v miviv, urn lb uiu III wm vijroi
yuywood-Pettlbone case, tho Bucks Btovo
IS... Mgt Company case, the Danbury
r t case and other decisions, that it
,? fatlnctly aristocratic and plutocratio
gu yropathlsj that It does not wish
g understand the struggle of the work-
ft. i D,"e" their lives and Improve
rs have nothing to expect from It
fciihi awl,ion is going to be of far
iiif . rton8eluenc I" nelplng organised
VsmL wU m lndlrldual employers
I Eth. , . lno laoor movement, n means
fSLuk8r' n" "cure In what
itt!.. 5yf 'aay achieved and acquired
By thu t.t..i .
B.i " " mwviiuh hii empjuyer can com
an l? "np'oyo to leave nla union and tear
I?1 ""Ion card. The court says the
uairLV"" rve rlrht to leave
tma S th emJ,l'r wakea such a
iHtiUpv v "" ihmiw nicy r rw 10
lfeh WL H!w ""J worklngroan leave his
!ir R h know Jbs acaree,
thoA. rM ,n ln6 BMt ol times tnere are
SJ? nda workmen out of employment.
Job ifc'..nd r to u" ln "" tk an
at TT' '" Pn under any conditions
the employer may offer,
K WORKERS' OMlr Alramw i-mm
K fy organlzine- Into labor unions and
(W Mtlng others to organise with them
Bu r Rbl determine, to a cer-
at, under what conditions they
!M Sell thlr tatinp nn.r th. nnl
on they have. By the decision of
Ij supreme Court, an employer can put
-"-, o me onijr ii&ertx irt to tne
er ! . ..,... - , . .-
iftft enstL hktmimm, tmMomty de
cision, a decision which will only be re
versed when the workers learn the value
of political power; when they, organize
on tho political Held and put such In
terpreters of the Constitutional rights of
the workers of the United States out of
Parker did not spend all his anger upon
the Supreme Court. He reserved some of
It for tho present leaders of the labor
"The Supreme Court would never dare
to hand down such decisions," said
Parker, "If the labor movement was not
as conservative and Jelly-fish like as It
Is, If Mr, Compere und his crowd had
more backbone and would quit making
the labor movement the tall of the Demo
cretlo party. Mr. Gompers during his
entire career In the labor movement had
always preached 'no politics ln the un
ion', whilst he was dickering with the
political servants of the employing class,
trying to get from them alms for the
"What will Mr. Gompers say now?
What excuse can he offer now to the
workers of the labor movement for a
policy which Is nothing short of treason
to the labor movement? Unless the
workers wake up and use their political
power In their own Interest the labor
movement will go to smash.
BLOW TO UNION LABOR.
deorge H. Ulrlch, president of the
Central Labor Union, said the decision
virtually meant the taking away pf the
right of the workers to organize.
"This decision," said Ulrlch, "means I
can no longer go Into a s'nop and reason
with my fellow worker and explain to
him the advantages of organization. Be
cause the minute I do that the employer
has o right to discharge me and leave
me In the lurch. I think It Is an Infa
mous peace of work, a decision which
speaks louder than anything I might say
of the utter disregard of the Interests of
the workers by the Supreme Court of
the United States.
"It is all right to say a worker can re
fuse to work for an employer who Is
opposed to trade unlona. But we are
dealing with conditions and not theories.
Tho worker cannot afford, as an Individ
ual, to refuse to work when such a re
fusal means starvation for himself and
J. Mahlon Bamea. a veteran member of
the Cigar Makers' Union and delegate
to the convention of the American Fed
eration of Labor, aaldt
"The decision of the Supreme Court
will be very gratifying to the Steel Trust,
the coal barons of Colorado, the copper
magnatea of Michigan and every other
unscrupulous and selfish employer of
labor. By this decision labor Is deprived
of all liberty to organise and conduct
Its battles for a better, cleaner, finer life.
"The Supreme Court has again shown
Itself In its true color.
"Labor Is not going to stop organizing.
We are going to keep up our great move
ment We are going to make it more
militant and aggressive than ,ever before,
and we are going to compel the Supreme
Court of the United States, by the force
of organization and public opinion, to
reverse it decision and stand on the
side of economic Justice and liberty in
stead of on the side of economic slavery
and oppression. Thla deeialon Is a chal
lenge to every trade un'oaUt 'n the
United Btat with fighting blood In Jjim.
We will take up the challenge and we
ar golns to tht'
VICTORY SOON IN
THE WHOLE U.S.
Mrs. Beatrice Forbes-Robertson
Hale Comes Here
From Visit to Coke Re
gions of State.
With praise for the Pennsylvania State
Suffrage organization, Mrs. Beatrice
Forbes-Robertson Hale, the suffrage or
ganizer, who has Just finished a tour of
towns In the coke region of this State,
this morning predicted that suffrage
would be countrywide within a very few
years. Mrs. Hale was the guest today of
Dr. Eleanor C. Jones', 1531 North 15th
"I have Just concluded my tour through
Western Pennsylvania," Mrs. Hale said,
"and I r.m very much Impressed with the
change In public opinion on the question
of suffrage. I confidently believe this
change has spread nil over the country.
"I feel vary hopoful of Massachusetts,
Pennsylvania, New Jersey nnd New
York, where the question Is to go to
vote," she said, "1 think we eventu
ally 'shall win. If we are not victorious
at the first vote, we will then poll a good
minority and that will help us over the
bar at tho next election. I think the
spread of the movement from Wyoming,
the central State of the group of Western
States that have suffrage, Is the best
proof that a pleated customer Is the best
"As to the national situation," she con
tinued, 'I think we shall not succeed ln
getting the Federal amendment from
Congress at once, but I firmly believe It
will pass after about halt of the States
have adopted the principle, In this con
nectton, I think It very unfortunate that
Mr, gamma, one of the speakers at the
meeting last nlsht, should nave used the
expression that suffrage here will assume
the proportions of a 'sex light,' for the
expression & unfitting.
"There Is no hatred In this country be
tween men and women as to the ques.
tlon of suffrage," Mrs. Hale declared,
"The mind "f the American woman does
not provoke hatred. I think the respect
and attention accorded the women in the
first Philadelphia parade by tho men was
wonderful. It was such a contrast to the
manner of tho English men. But mill
taritm really does not express the actual
attitude of the English woman. It comes
from the minds of only two persons, Mr.
Pankhurst and Chrlstobal, her daughter.
There will be none of It after the war.
"I wish to say that the central tale
organization of the suffrage party in
Pennsylvania, and It head. Mrs. ftpes.
ing. are as toe a any I have found, he
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nd Price It
The man who said this to us the other day knows whaf s what in furniture.
Still, we said, "is that a fact, or just your opinion?" "Call it what you like," he
answered, "it is what the furniture trade knows and what I myself, from actual, first
hand acquaintance with conditions, know to be true."
But where was the use of wasting words the proof was all around us in the
stocks gathered for "
The February Furniture Sale
The World's Greatest Furniture Sale
By Every Test of Service
It happened that we were in the section of enameled bedroom furniture, of
which the assortment is probably greater than that of any three ordinary larg fur
niture stores combined. But these are only the floor samples. Back of ikem are ware
house reserves such as no furniture store ever held. '
This furniture store of several acres is only large enough to Bhow samples.
How could we show
The Thousand Bureaus ".'? ' ' ;"
that are now being held for us by one maker alone? -
Bring your common sense to bear upon the question of what groups, of this
kind mean to people with good money to invest m the things that go to make a worth
Don't you think there is bound to be economy, good and real, in this grqup?
Doesn't it seem reasonable to say that the quantity purchased compensates the maker
for' letting go some of his usual profit?
There is the most delightful lot of Jacobean oak dining room furniture here
that we have ever had, but all of it being at halved prices we can't say much about it,
because large as the assortment is, it is bound to go out quickly.
Three days of inspection Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 28, 29 and 30.
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