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COME OF POLITICAL
NtABS' HERE TODAY
.rtxoand Brumbaugh Forces
Ito Hold Conferences, at
HVhkh State Leadership
Jlay UC Leciueu
lilNSON SEES PENROSE
til. (1M etna Olnln
7,.,mnnV or a Pler nsni iui ouuo
Brmon7 is-nubllcan Organism-
"""ill nnrkMl OUt today nt C01V
" 1. that iro being held by Senator
!!!. with his lieutenants in his ofn&e
"f.mmercla! Truit Hulldlng and by
:w Brumbaugh at Atlantic city.
failed to malte ho
After lie had con.
V.f which be was reported to have
S3 last night. After ho had con
'"Jftrtlh a score ot up-Stato leaders this
K$n he M thai ho -ha. nothing
??!!. for the present
Bfaiross lleutcnanlB fro nil pnita of
I"!.... mvp him a busy day at his
. . n.nan wlin rnnforrpit with
rtfre State Senator McNIctiol. Select
Salman Charles Soger. W. Harry
K secretary of the Itepubllcan Slato
ftrfrmUtec: wiiiiam j.ui", ui i.m,iii.
22. W. P. Gallagher nnd Tom Tern-
Kn cfuzcrne I)aVld Wntk,l,s- COUnty
fm of Carbon former Postmaster
rr.A Northampton County Chair-
I 'CTrnrry Selp. of Hasten, and Harmon
ISftShwI. of Fayette, candidate for
nil, Treasurer. ....
,.. senator Charles j. .ungee, ot
nSurgh. brother of Public Kervlec Com
Xfaier William A. Mngee. and Senator
Ca. Snyder, of Schuylkill, who Is
Mthft Speaker Clmrles A. Ambler for
nomination for Auditor General, also
Jim o Philadelphia.
j,. u,4 Varo-Brumbaugh camp It was
f cbrtd that the next mo e la up to Sen
ior renrose, and that until the senior
Lnator does male a move the activity
onj the antl-Penroso forces will bo
A (mysterious conference held late last
yrtt by the Senator with State Insurance
!.milonetf Charles F. Johnson was
Aj first Indication that an effort Is be
m made to come to some port of an
Hrtement between the warring factions.
ISenator Penrose returned to Philadel
phia by automobile from Washington. Ho
j closeted for two hours with Com
Btaloner Johnson at the Hotel Ktenton.
Johnson is tho Republican leader in Mont--nery
County. He formerly was a
J. Penrose lieutenant, but recently
tut bis political fortunes with the Gov
(rajfwlien he became campaign manager
fcf sneaker Charles A. Ambler.
,'Penrose followers today Insisted that
hbesort proposed to tho Senator last night
tut he "ret together" with the Govrnr
c'a tin basis of Giving Brumbaugh a com-
njlo'titary vote at emengo, in exenango
ths withdrawal of Ambler from tho
ortt or' the nomination for Auditor
Ilbcss statements wero flatly denied by
Jrambaugh supporters, however, who In
iSjted that If Johnson was talking har
mny at all. ho was endeavoring to get
tit Senator to support Ambler a candidacy,
EVENING LEDgE-PHILADELPHIA SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 1916.
What the Mayor said on March 22
"Mr. Scgcr is actuated by tho
best motives nnd not by politics."
Mr. Scffcr is only seeking to
emphasize what I pointed out in
my lnnugurnl address."
"The people ought to know what
must be paid. That is why I made
Director Twining work his report
over so that when he gives it out
n child can Understand it."
t i'.'i1'"1 sI?w toNmn,c up my mind.
I 'ike to know n thing inside and
outside, like any business man, be
fore I reach a decision."
"When I have decided, I am
pretty sure of myself."
"Only fools make up their minds
never to change them. I would
rather be classed with tho wise
What Hie Mayor said on March 24
"Neither Mr. ScRcr nor Mr.
Trainer know any more about the
tax rate than a child."
"It's the same old crowd trying
iu mm uiu peopic in mc same old
"The fuss in the Finance Com
mittee over the tax rate is nothing
"I consider the action of these
men in the committer as an attack
upon this administration nnd I
mean to fight it."
"Any one who attacks the loan
or fights the administration will
have to fiftht mo and light some."
"Soger knows that ho can't fool
the people and any one who has
been around Citv Hall knows Hint
. we can't decide now what the tax
rate for 1017 must be."
CLYDE RING LECTURES
ON "PUBLIC OPINION"
Says Factional Fights in Po-
l litical Parties Help So
iPublic opinion Is rapidly becoming tho
tee vrhlch vvellds tho scepter of umoc
itcy. according to Clydo L. King, nsslst-
ut professor of political science at tho
Wrenlty of Pennsylvania, wno delivered
u address thbi afternon at Houston Hall
a' "Public Opinions as Viewed by Eml
nt Tolltlcal Theorists."
VPubllo opinion is no longer tho mob
wrllng in the street," ho said. "It is
tot merely a people Indignant; It Is not
fticlle, shallow, popular Impression ot
Hi moment; It is something more than a
Keponderant opinion, or a general opln-
ta, or a public Judgment. It Is a mature
todal Judgment reached after experiences
ttre ben recounted, hopes and fears ex
pressed and results weighted."
Th8 merits of public opinion were said
w the lecturer to lie in the fact that It
m a w)do gamut ot sanction, is flexible,
Utetratlsg, prompt and cheap. "Its de
Itds,'' he said, "are Its Indeflnlteness. Its
pusional character, itfc short memory, its
tWded urlsdlctlon, its frequent Impotence
ltd Its want of ndenuntA tenhiilnue.
fcTbef concentration of power and inllu-
occause ot the oligarchical tendencies
,(ur political leaders gives to new and
Jwnger leaders an opportunity to over-
lecepUble to tho public. Thin is a
Wchologjeal fact which we And In Amcr-
PC &8 Well AR plfiAtvtinrn
Indeed the readiness with which lead-
win all political parties take advantage
pactional light through championing
r causes to oust the old 'boss' Is
of the main forces In industrial and
fAUTO VICTIM BADLY HURT
BYBERRY LINE ROUTE
Councils' Committees Will
Make Trip Transit Plan for
the 35th Ward
One phase of the complicated transit
question was considered by members of
Councils today when the Finance Com
mittee and the Street Hallway Committee
Inspected the rnuto ot the proposed high
speed surface lino from Bridge street and
Frankford avenue to the City farms at
Byberry. This line, estimated by Director
Taylor to cost $1,100,000 for construction
alone, will acne the 35th Ward, which Is
now practically without tianslt facilities
of any kind.
A 1)111 calling for n spcclnl loan or
$1,500,000 for the Hue was Introduced nt
the last session of Councils by Select
Councilman Georgo Mitchell, of tho 35th
Ward. The bill was referred to tho
Finance Committee nnd early this week It
was decided to go over tho route to de
termine tho advisability of Its construc
Under the plan of former Director Tay
lor property owners In the ward wero
to give the land free, so that tho only
cost to tho city would be the actual con
struction Item. The line as proposed
would connect with the Frnnkford ele
vated at Bridge street and Frankford ave
nue. It was announced definitely today that
report of the commission, almoin "d by
Mayor Smith to recommend the best type
of construction for the llroad street sub
way under City Hall, will not be com
pletcd until next week. Tho commission,
Director Webster, chairman, paid will
moet again on Monday nnd complete the
report at that time.
Tho report will probably bo made
public simultaneously with the revised
roport from Transit Dlroctor Twining
covering the entire transit plan. Under
the contract with tho Dunlap Printing
company the first .copies of tho direc
tor report will be completed late todav.
Tho Transit Department, however, will
not make them public until next week.
Tho commission of engineers nnd de
partment heads considering tho City Hall
changes met for a short conference this
morning, but It was found impossible to
complete the report -and an adjournment
until Monday was arranged nccordlnclv.
Until the report Is given to tho Mayor no
ateps will be taken to reach an agreement
with the Keystone State Constiuctlon
Company to make the changes proposed.
The Philadelphia Rapid Transit Com
pany, It was announced today, will In tho
near future establish another free transfer
point In West Philadelphia. It will be at
the 40th street station of tho Market
street elovated, and the free transfers will
be given to all westbound passengers go
ing north on the 44th street and Park
side avenue line.
WILL BE PARED; VARES
TO LOSE BY CHANGES
Provisions for Extra Police nnd
Old Bill of South Philadel-
phians for $210,000
to Be Canceled
PLAN PUBLIC MEETING
A reconstruction of the $58,000,000 loan
bill Is promised by Chairman flaffney. of
Councils" Finance Committee, and other
members, Imprcowl with the strength of
the opposition that has nrlren to certain
Items In the bill ns framed nnd now under
Important change.. Including the can
celling of the provision for an increase
in me ponce rorco and to eliminate an
old bill of the Vnrea for $2t0,000 work
done nt League Island Park arc pre
dicted. A revision downward of manv of the
piesent Items Is not Improbable while
member"! of the Finance Committee freely
admit that nt Monday's meeting serious
consideration must be given to the de
mnniH of the 22 Cnuncllmen west of the
Sehii!klll ttier. That they will get nt
lenst a pnrt of their $2,020,000 demniul
for Improvements Is a foregone conclusion,
fin without tho votes of these members tho
loan bill, In Its present Fhapc. would facu
TO CAM. PUUI.IC MI3KTINCJ
What Items will stand "paring" have
not yet been decided, but whatever Is done
In this, direction will be done nt a public
meeting so that arguments both ways can
bo heard by all Interested. The question
of tho cost of the cat lying rhniges of the
lonn Is expected to preclpitnto n hot de
bate, but Ii likely to HliiM- In prominence
with tho question of the llnal make-up ot
Tho cutting out of the Item for extra
police Is a direct loss to the Vnres, who
,lirunilscil through Director Wilson that
tho lncrenso In the forco Would certainly
come this year. In tho event of the cut
ting out of the Item providing for the
payment of Senator Varo for work done
at League Island nnd Ciovcrnmont avenue
a second victory will have been scored
by the I'eniopo-McN'Ichol forces, who aio
using every pretext to retard the progress
of the legislation, according to Mayor
ItKAt. CIIANOKS CintTAI.W
If the Mayor finally decides to take tha
floor In defense of the loan on Monday he
will ngree to the cutting out of tho pollco
Item, nnd should tho opposition prove
strong he will most probably not insist on
tho Inclusion of tho Item providing for
work heretofore done by tho Vnres. Tho
Mayor recently has had a number ot con
ferences on this subject, but has not mado
public what stand ho will Anally take.
That material changes will bo mado In
the loan beforo It Is Anally reported is
now certain. Pending tho publication of
the Twining transit plans, tho question of
transit will bo Ignored by both political
factions. It will probably bo taken up
by the mlddlo of next week at a special
session called for tho purpose. Special
sessions of both Councils and tho Finance
Commlttco will have to bo held during
the next two weeks if tho loan bill Is to
be whipped into shape for placing beforo
the people at tho presidential primaries on
In tho event of further delay over the
loan a special election, nt a cost of ap
proximately $100,000. will havo to bo held.
If Mio loan Is placed before tho peoplo nt
the Presidential primaries the cost will
merely involvo tho printing ot ballots,
which Is estlmnted at $15,000.
MISS MARION MITCHELL
Daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. John
E. Mitchell, of Glenoldcn, Pa.,
who has been selected ns one of
the attendants to the mistress
of the historic Wcllosley College
Tree Day Pajjeant
WIFE AND 'OTHER MAF
DISCOVERED BY 'HUBBY'
Year's Search Ends in Arrest
of Pottsville Couple in
BAPTISTS BEGIN WORK
FOR FUND OF $50,000
Money Sought Is to Be Part of
$200,000 Endowment Wanted
VQfi fif TtirflA ATon In PaoT. C,Dfir,a,l
liy.n ..ol .1 . tl... TIT -
"weopithlc Hospital disclosed that Ray
Plper, of 1E13 North 28th street, driver
mltZ ulomoD" that crashed Into a
.wucit ai uroaa ana York streets
S'WMy. was the most seriously injured
a occupants. He sustained Ave f rac
4 rlba and a fracture of both knee-g-
H Is expected to recover.
StL"1 said at the hospital today that
PfM Jf. Brennan. of -Washington, and
f Warren, of 1613 North 28th street.
L T?r "XMupants of tha machine who
K. SJi'"1" wer8 B0 rouch Improved that
J leave the hospital In a day or
QTney suffered from lacerations and
jplTE SUNDAY HERE APRIL 3
iffljnseuat May Speak Against tho
IS&iihr- c.,... TTTTT . L-
4nki ww.Miay may return to i-iuia-
yESJ on -Aprl1 s t0 BDeal a a "'
i eing to be held In the Bap
IS.vniPlc. Broad art Berks streets, un-
Ewiatl,1BPlCeS f the NBtlonal neform
fweph. M. Steels and George C. Shane.
jgsa and secretary of the "Billy"
taiiVT """ committee, are in wai-
WtrT tOday for !ia nnmn, nf nMa.nL
5 tavltation to Sunday and to urge
ttually every evangelical minister In
weiphia has urged that the lnvita.
FEELS 11AXD IK HIS POCKET
Whereupon Young: Crowley Yells "Ho
Robbed Me" and Fight Pans
The tragic death of Andrew Crowley,
who was hilled In the third round In a
preliminary hout with Mike Malono, at
the Nonpareil Club last Friday night,
failed to efface the lure of the prlzerlng
In his 17-year-old brother James,, of 2336
West Oxford street.
James was drawn to tho prizering In
the clubhouse nt Kensington avenue and
Ontario street last night, by that irre
sistible Influence which has been felt by
all "fight fans." He became so Intensely
absorbed In the dodging figures In the
roped arena that, he was not aware what
was going on until a sly hand had nearly
Withdrawn a purse containing $16,65 from
one of his trousers pockets. When at last
he awakened to the consciousness that he
was being robbed, he turned around and
grabbed Reuben Shaeff, 17 years old, of
633 Lombard street. Shaeff eluded him,
nnd started toward the entrance.
"He robbed me," yelled young Crowley,
and the place was in an uproar. "Fight
fans" jumped up from their seats nnd
started toward Shaeff. Policemen Smith
and McCUBter, of the Belgrade and Clear
field streets station, arrested Shaeff, and
hurried him out of the clubhouse. He
was taken to City Hall today for a hearing.
One hundred nnd twenty-five naptlst
rhitrches. with thousands of members,
captained by IS men and women, began
this noon to raise 550,000, tho first part
on the 5200.000 endowment for the Ban
tlst Instltuto for Christian Workers, 1425
Snyder avenue. The campaign will con
tinue until April 30.
They began their campaign with an "in
formation luncheon," held for IDO woik
ers, nt 1:30 o'clock at the institute. W.
D. Glierky, president of tho hoard of trus
tees of the school, and chairman of tho
Finance Committee In charge of raising
tho endowment, presided. Ho Introduced
the speakers, Dr. John H. Lyon, of Boston,
field secretary of the Board of Kducatlnn
of the Northern BaptlHt Convention: Mr.
I. H. O'Harra, Dr. George II. Ferris, pastor
of tho First Baptist Church, uud Dr. J.
Milmor Wilbur, president of the Baptist
W. D. Gherky has charge of the 150
workers. Do has divided the territory
to bo covered into tactions and appointed
the following captains in tho campaign:
Mrs. I. H. O'Harra, Central District ;
Homer Toulon, northern section of city ;
Mrs. J. It. Christian, southern section ;
Miss Ida Myers, northeast; W. IC Don
aldson, northwest: W. H. Hopkins. Ger-
mantown; Mrs. Sidney I.uckln, West Phil
adelphia, south ; Miss Emily Wagner. West
Philadelphia, north; Mrs. W. C. Cnldor.
Frankford; Mrs. W. C. Tongue, Logan;
Mrs. Charles Thompson, Manayunk; Mrs.
B. G. Stevens, Darby ; Miss Cora M. Beggs,
Narberth; Mrs. H. G. Tull. Main Line;
the Itov. George S. Young, Jenklntown;
tho Itev. H. L Mayberry, Ambler; Dr. L.
W. Halnor, Norrlstown, and Dr. B. D.
After a year's search. Charles Youst. of
I'ottstillo, Inst nlKht found his missing
wife nnd the man with whom she wns
said to have eloped, In npnitmcntH on
Canine street, near Columbia avenue. He
got two detccthes to arrest the couple.
Mrs. Youst nnd the man, Joseph Schwelder,
were taken before Magistrate l'ennock,
who ordered them sent back to t'ottsvlllo
on charges preferred by the husband.
Youst said Hint a year ago he was a
rural free delivery carrier nnd Schwclder
helped him. Ono day lie went to ills home
nnd found his wife, friond nnd G-yenr-old
daughter gone. Youst began a search, for
them, which resulted In last night's dis
covery. Tho daughter was found with
UNABLE TO PAY HOTEL
BILL, YOUTH ENDS LIFE
18-Year-Old Member of Promi
nent Clearfield Family
A letter that never came that may
como today, too late Is bellovcd by tho
police to havo been tho causo of tho sul
cldo of Earl C. Flegal. 18 years old. n
member of a prominent Clearfield, Pa.,
family, who shot himself through tho
heart In a room at tho Itittenhouso Hotel
yesterday. Tho mystery may bo cleared
up today when his relatives arrive.
Young Flegal, who left n noto taking
nil responsibility for his act upon himself,
Inquired repeatedly If there was a letter
for him and also telephoned several times
to the offices of tho carpet fifm of John
and James Dobson, Inc., beforo he killed
himself. He wns found late yesterday.
Ho had registered Wednesday, mention
ing tho name of Judge Singleton Bell as
recommending tho hotel, and showed pa
pers signed by his father giving the lat
ter's consent to the son's enlistment In
either tho army or navy.
Tho noto left by tho youth read:
To whom It may concern I, Earl
C. Flegal, hereby commit this griev
ous fault. I have taken tho only way
I could see out. of my difficulty with
out dishonor to myself nnd to my
house. Was suddenly unablo to meet
my hotel bill, so I took this step.
Tho pollco do not bellovo that lack of
money caused him to shoot himself, for,
they pointed out, his relatives would have
been glad to pay the bill.
LONDON PLANS RELIEF
j TRIP FOR SHACKLET0N
i Explorer's Wife and Friends
Believe He Will Re
LONDON. March 2.. -Hasty arrange
ments for the fitting out of n relief ship
to go In search of Lieutenant Shnckletou's
Antarctic expedition were made today,
the fnto of Shnckleton nnd other mem
heio of tils party being In doubt.
Tho New Zealand authorities were
uiged liv i-nhtc ng'iin to attempt wireless
communication with the ship Aurora
winch nibt r "ported the Shnckleton party
In peril The Aurora's wireless incAngo
was badly garbled In transmission. Tho
"hip hm bren damaged ami Is proceeding
to New 2nlnmt for icpalrs.
Lady Shnckleton and his explorer
friend piofess confidence1 that Lieutenant
Shncklelon nnd IiIm men will return alive
They bellnve thnl b thlx time he eltb-r
has abandoned his nttempt to cross tho
polar 'as from th? South American Hide
and la returning to Iltieno" Aires, or Is nl
rendy safclv er the South Pole nnd soon
will join I'aplnln MclnuHi nnd his men
at Cape t'roiler. Antarctic fowl will
supply me parly with food If their ra
tions run s-lmrt. polar experts declare.
Only brief dhpatches. telling i; the din
niter to the New Xealand party ot the
Sluirkletnn expedition, have reached Lon
don According to thes dispatrhe-" the
Aurora hioke adrift from her moorings
lait May dmlng a violent blizzard.
Captain Mcintosh. It It eight men, un
nshore at that time, establishing a food
depot nnd engaged In scientific explora
tions. The Aurdia drifted northwnrd in
the pack Ice for 10 months, covering a
distance of 1200 miles. Her rudder wns
snapped off, hut after drifting free of
the Ice field, tho crew cnnttrtictcil n tem
porary steering gear. Unless tho dnmiigo
to the Aurora was too severe, It Is thought
possible she may he In condition to re
turn to tho icliof of tho Mcintosh party.
If a relief ship Is flted out nt once It
may reach Cape Crnzlcr and escape before
winter nt the South Pole, coming In Juno
and July. cloos tho Ice barrier again.
It Is most probable, however," that no
relief ship will reach the cape until next
December, unless tho Aurora is In shapo
When the Aurora wns blown from her
moorings In Hobs Sen nnd frozen up in
a Hoc six men from the vessel were
ashore. At tho time, Muy (!, 191B, Sir
Ernest and five companions were on their
way from Wcddell Sea to Boss Sea, cross
ing the South Polar continent on the sea.
It Sir Ernest nnd Ills companions suc
ceeded In making tho 1700-mllo journey
they found tho Aurora missing. If they
were forced to turn back they may now be
on their way to South America, tho point
from which they set out late In 1914.
Tho rejoicing that followed yesterday's
dispatch from Sydney, N. S. W., announc
ing that Sir Ernest had returned safely
has been turned to dismay nnd resentment
Is felt over tho sending of a falso report-Xrom
ARMS FOR DUTCH MADE HERE
TO SELL 1I0MB OF JOHN I'ENN
Wealthy Philadclphlan May Purchase
Gastle in Dorsetshire
Pennsylvania Castle, Dorsetshire, Eng
land, formerly the rcsldcnco of John Penn,
grandson of William Penn, Is to be sold
nt public auction on Juno 15. Advertise
ment of tho sale appeared today In Phila
delphia newspapers, and It Is paid that
several wealthy Phlladelphlans havo In
stituted Inquiries concerning the property.
Tho castle commnnds a magnificent view
of Dorset Coast and the English Channel.
It Is surrounded by woodlands, In which
Is the "Keep" of Ilufus Castle, built by
William Ilufus. and presented by George
lit to John Penn. The scenes of some
of the works of Thomas Hnrdy and Victor
Hugo nro laid In tho country adjacent to
tho castle Tho castle is built of stone,
nnd Is equipped with modern Improvements
IN BATTLE OVER WAR
WAS HUMAN PIN CUSHION
tMay Live Despite Critical Burns
y Caffrev. 4 veara old. 50S4 Smith
pace street, who was burned yester-
5 lO be recnvf-rini tnrinv nt Sf
JSWjfPKat She regained conscloua
rfrtl a'ter midnight last night and
"ner mother be sent for.
en. Aid St. Marv Hnsniial
sai or , t.,r ,... o.
h?M Catholic narish. 6th and
B? i, etts" sre observing donation day
5 rys Uospital today by present-
i -"- W .UVU41UU1 W IW "
r". me Children f-AllA-ru1 th nn.
i yesterday. r
Florist, Treated for Many Diseases,
at Last Gets Rid of Pain
David Anderson, a Lansdowpo florist, 13
recovering from the effects of having had
two pins In his body for several months.
Suffering almost constant pain, he con
sulted several physicians, and their diag
nosis ranged from the grip to cholera,
Heart dUease and rheumatism were
among tha. various supposed diseases, for
which be received treatment When the
suffering became unusually acute yester
day, he decided to try a new doctor. The
latter told his patient that he had been
a "human pin cushion" for many weeks,
and 'to prove his contention he removed
the tiny bits of metal from his body.
$25,000 Sewers for Linwood Heights
A (25,000 sewage system for the Lin
wood Heights section ot Lower Chichester
has been proposed. It may be necessary
to connect the system with that of Marcus
Hook and to use the proposed disposal
plant at Marcus Hook. This is agiee
able to the borough authorities, If the
township will assume one-half of the
JOSEPH PARKEIl NORMS
LKPT ESTATE TO WIDOW
Will Disposes of Property Estimated
The will of Joseph Parker Norrls, Sr.,
a member of the Philadelphia Har, who
died March 17. at Clifton Heights, Dela
ware County, was probated today. It
leaves an estate valued at (170.000 to
Isabel K Norrls, widow of the testator.
llequests of (1000 to the Teachers' An
nuity and Aid Association. J 1000 to the
Church of the Good Shepherd, Frankford
avenue and Cumberland street, and (BOO
to the Epihcopal City Mission are Included
In the will of Jane Mnssey, 2121 North 'Id
street, who loft property valued at (9000.
An estate worth "less than (100,000" Is
left by the will of nudolnh Klacholz. who
died In St. Joseph's Hospital, to Pauline
Klagholz. the widow of the testator, and
tholr four children.
Other wills probated wero those of
Michael F. Cullen, 1420 Tioga street, which
In private bequests disposes of property
valued at (24,000; Eleanor Delop, 191
Callowhlll street, (13,500: Elizabeth Ityan,
1823 West Thompson street. (7400; Anna
S. Hall, 1225 North 67th street, (4000;
Mary A Llnney. 2I0S Montrose street,
(3400. Thomas M. Nolan. Jefferson Hos.
pita!. (3200; Charlotte Fulton, St. Tim
othy Hospital. (2500; Marj Doulen, 2330
Morris street, 2400; Anna Fitzpatrick. St.
Joseph's Hospital, (2000, and Ann Waters,
7014 Anderson street, (2000.
Contracts Mado in This City, New
York and Nevvnrk
Munitions for the Dutch Government are
paid to be manufactured In largo quanti
ties in this country, the contracts being
mado through agents In this city. Now
York nnd Newark. One of the contracts Is
leported to have been closed by J. H. Jolly
t Co., of 42 North Gth street.
J. II. Jolly, a member ot the firm, ad
mitted that his company had been doing
business with Holland for some tlou.
Shrapnel caps, brass, copper and other
materials are being turned out by fan
torlcs In New England.
"Germany Will Never Win,"
One Cries, and Hostilities Be
gin 18 Members Leave
COPENHAGEN. March 25. V violent
scene In the German Ilelchstng preceded
the withdrawal of 18 members from tho
Socialist party, llerlln ndvlces reported
Speaking In the budget debate, Doctor
llnnse, radical Socialist, shouted that Ger
many will never win the war.
"In fact, none of tho belligerents will
win," he said. "Tho Socialists of all coun
tries hate war. Wo want peace."
Members of the Hcichstag crowded
about Hanse nnd attempted to quiet him.
In tho midst of tho tumult Philip Schclde
mnnn, tho Socialist who recently ques
tioned Chancellor von llethmann-Hollweg
on peace terms, came to the defense of
tho Government. Scheldcmnnn declared
tho Socialist party would never desert
Germany In tho war.
When Haaso attempted to reply ho was
surrounded by deputies who threatened
to strike hint. Tho president of tho
Hcichstag ndjourned tho sitting. The 18
Socialists then withdrew, organized a new
party known ns tho Socialist Labor Com
munity nnd elected Hnnso their leader.
The semiofficial German wireless last
night reported that 18 Socialists with
drew, forming a now party under the
leadership ot Haaso, but did not say over
what Issue the split occurred.
DR. HEXAMER DENIES
President of German-American
Alliance a Sensational Wit
ness in Brewery Probe
EIHE, Pa., March z5. Protesting In tha
name of the German-American Alliance,
against juso ot Its name or officials to
serve political purposes of the llquof
forces, nnd threatening an Inquiry Into
such practices, Dr. C. J. HexRmer, ot
Philadelphia, national president of the
Alliance, proved a sensational witness be
fore the Federal Grand Jury probing
brewery activities In politics. Doctor
Hcxnmer was reported astounded nt evi
dence the Government has ot use of the
Alliance by saloon forces of the Common
For the Erie term of United States
Court the probo ended hero nt noon today,
Hosides Doctor Hexamer, two other Phlla
delphlans, Nell Ilonner, president of the
National Itetall Liquor Dealers' Associa
tion, nnd Dr. 12. T. Fleming, secretary of
I ho Eastern Pennsylvania Wholesale Liq
uor Dealers' Association, and Frank J,
Keelan. of Pitsburgh, wero beforo the In
quisitors. No Indictments were returned nnd there
were no presentments.
British Freighter U-Boat Victim
LONDON. March 25 Tho Urittsh ship
Salybta has been sunk by a submarine.
Tho crew wns saved. Tho Salybla piled
between tho Barbados and Cardiff, She
was a vessel of 21:11 tons.
In nddltlon to tho crew of 42 tho Salybla,
carried seven passengers, who were also
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Funeral Services of Rev, J, Bawden
Funeral sen-Ices for the Itev. Dr. Joslali
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dist Episcopal Church, York road and 71tt
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contracted at the closing session of tha
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Workman Killed by Machine
Louis Murphy, 23 years old. of 6th
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dores, s.t Pier D. Port Richmond docks.
Hl3 risM arm became entangled In some
beltlng and be was drawn with territto
fore as alnst the drum, ot toe englius.
Roused From Their Beds by Fire
Crossed telephone wires in the home of
William McDermott, 2210 West Norrls
street, caused a tire that did about 1200
damage early today. McDermott and his
family were aroused by William Kelley.
2240 Diamond street, who saw smoke
pouring from the parlor windows.
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