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VOL. HINO. 102
PHILADELPHIA. THURSDAY. JANUARY 11. 1017
'nl.rii It I 1017. PT TUP I'tnMr t.FWIPn CoMfiSt
PRICE ONE CENT
UP ANOTHER 25
JSrl fTB Sa gte -v dik. ftr Sv 9tt, .a-Ofet. -V iV
mm my m -w w m, iBm tot Mr M HI .V ,
.&) .1 1 r 111 Ql I I ..3-v
Probe of State Finances
to Be Opening
3 WELL BY -MANY
Center of Transporta
tion System Physically'
OF HIGHEST GRADE.
Great Stretch of Territory
Reaches Tideat Delaware
RAILS GRIDIRON SECTION
"South Philadelphia Agreement"
Will Make Belt Line Effective
and Abolish Grade Crossings
Few if nil ports In iin.v part nf the world
re better i-ervcd physically hy uillrnnil
tn5portatloii than the pint nf IMillnilclplilu.
The great stretch or Icrrltoiy cnrbriiclug
llie State of Pennsylvania westwnid nml
f ilso Including inn territory siiriuiimiuiK m
Great Lakes region anil tho northern part
of the Mississippi Valley Is grldlioncd hy
the best constructed nml crpilppcil rnllroails
K' In any co.unlrs.
' Three great railroad trunk lines, which
,Vllh their crmniTtlotii servo tho whnlo of
Vila tcrrltoiv. center hcio In rhllnilelphla,
and by means of tho Kelt Lino connect
llrtctly with the wharves nlong tho Dela-
ware and Schuylkill Ulers.
FnEtrtHT lUKKCT TO WHAP.VHS
UnllKc N'cw VorU. when freight for ship
ment arrives in Philadelphia on any of thoso
; trunk lines it goes direct to tho wharf In tho
cara. Thero Is no loading on barges, no
towing to nn adjacent Island, no handling
n.t vatir.nll I n t- rtn ..nniAal Imi oi- .'nil fl I alntl
K "" " "' "" '""" - "
B Tho freight goes right from tho car to tho
vessel lying nlongsldo tho wharf.
Anil while the cars aro liclug unloaded
to the vessel from one side they aro being
'reloaded with outgoing freight on tho other
tide, possibly with tho discharged Incoming
cargo of the vessel which Is being loaded.
To bring about such expeditious and or
derly conditions In n comparatively fow
years has been n glgantlo task, ImolvliiR
difficulties which seemed almost Insurmoutit
able. To form some Idea of what has been ac
complished ami what Is being dono to mako
tho railroad connections for tho transporta
tion of the port as nearly perfect as possi
ble, It Is necessary to bear In mind that fiom
thirty-six different points of tho compass
one or other of the three great steam trunk
railroads or their allied branches converse
and enter tho city Tho enormous ipiantl-
' ties of freight of all kinds which they haul
i here for export, coastwise or foreign, from
K their far-flung ll Unitary territory eventually
finds Its wa to tho wharves of tho Dela
ware or Schujlklll Hlver.
All through the jears. on account of lax
municipal supervision and control, these
trunk lines were permitted to enter and
Continued on I'uce Thirteen. Column Three
MERCURY DROPS TO 1!)
AS STORM GOES TO SEA
Wave Follows Season ot Rainy
Weather Skating on Con
Highest yesterday 51,
Lowest toilay 10.
... , , , Yesterday.
Blame the rainy weather of the earlier
i,part of the week for the drop of thirty-one
degrees in the temperature today. It was
a question of a choice between the two
evils, the Weather Ilurcau announced to
t -ay. The storms kept uway the vicious cold
i area of low temperature that had been
, homing around Canada and. when the
jitorms sua out to lne Urlny sea. the cold
'Wave took Its place.'
The fall of the mercury was ranld this
j morning; it went from thirty-five degrees
-to nineteen In the short space ot eight
noun, and was headed for the bottom of
me tube when the rnv n" ih .. ., i.
UP trine. -Damn winds ipenntaa e i.a
atorms now out at sea. made the button-
'6 01 Coats u. 'nuiBDolK. ..... ,i
; Wectatlon. The cold wave will continue
. tomorrow, with chances favoring an up
"J '"nd on Saturday:
! There was skaUnir on (-r.....M.. ....
ae of the smaller lakes this morning.
Ill the Pnnl nimllnn -, u.. . . "
Pflrif-n,.! ---.", w; me com snap,
afternoon, ,' "" '" sha,ers lM
LnloiT I'h'ajlPhla and vMnitut'atr to-
cow lridau;Jreth northwest winds'
I.KNOTIl OF I.Y
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siw hi- ni n ,. i ir 7..t.. :.:""
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UCI.AWAK1. BIVEB TIDK ( IIANOKS
ft.r-wattr 10 43 an, l.iu. wu.a i. ... V
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reJH'EB VTl HK XT KACII IIOIB
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DIES IN 84TH YEAR
Former U. S. Attorney Gen
eral and Eminent in Law
AMBASSADOR TO ITALY
Way no MacVcagh. Attorney Uencrnl nf
tho I'nited States under I 'resilient (Inrfleld,
I'lilted States Minister to Turkey under
1'resldent (Irani and Ambassador tn Ituly
under I'resldent Cleveland, ntithor and nl
ways n prnmlnetit advocate of International
peace died today at bin home, 1925 Massa
chusetts aeniie, WnshliiBton. I. ('., at the
nBO of eighty-three eors.
Mr. MncVeagh had served the (lovcrn
inent In nrlous capacities: nearly nil of his
adult life, and was the oldest of those who
had served or wero servliur In a I'nited
States Cabinet lie was a brother of Frank
lln MncVeagh, Secretary of the Treasury
under President Tnft.
mil .Mucvi:.airs cai.i:i:ii
Ho was born In I'lioonlxvlllc, Chester
County, l'a on April l!i. 1S3S. After spend
Iiir somo thno at n preii.iratory school at
Trappe, ho entered Yale College, graduating
In. tho Class of T3, which was fuinous for
tho uuiubci' of Its students which rose to
distinction. IIo stood tenth In tffe class
of 108. -While yet in college ho learned
how to wield his powers of oratory. He
first nttractcd attention as nn Incisive dis
putant In a collego debate as to whether
Hungary should bo recognized by tho
Tho popular feeling nt that time was run
Cnntlnuetl on Taco lh, C'nliimn Tn
PASTORS GET SCOLDING
FOR MISSPELLED NAMES
Rending Register of Wills Wants Min
isters to Follow Wedding
License Forms ,
ItllADINO, Pa., Jnn. It. Register of
Wills Wertz, who Issues tho Iierks-mnr-iI.-iro
licenses nt tho Court House, cave
public notice tn ministers today that they
must uso moro enro In spelling names, of
persons whom they marry. In making re
turns of weddings tn his olllco. or they
may 11ml themselves summoned to court U
Tho Itoglster says he has been much an
noyed hy ministers who persist In using
their own method of spelling Instead of
following the spellings set down on 'the
licenses, so that their returns might ho taken
tn mean that they married some ono else.
This frequently occurs in tho weddings of
foreigners, who, tho l.eglster says, are usu
ally accompanied to his olllce hy somo one
who knows how to spell the names, and
ho takes exception to the "I know hotter
nttltmlo" recently displayed hy the min
PNEUMONIA ON BORDER
FINDS SOLDIER VICTIMS
Percentage of Illness Amon Regulars
and Guards Rises and
WASHINGTON, Jan. II Pneumonia is
making serious ravages in tho ranks of
regulars and guardsmen on the border, with
tho sick rate higher during tho week end
ing January 1 than ever before, tho War
Department announced today.
-Among tho guards 3.S1 out of each thou
sand men wero sick during the week, while
the percentage in the ranks of the regu
lars was 3 :8. Nine of the eleven deaths
among the guards for the week were from
pneumonia, while four of the eight deaths
of regulars were due to pneumonia.
PRESIDENT HAS 'NEW YVILL,'
BUT T. R. RECORDS MINUS
Professor Says Psychology Explains
Why Roosevelt Can't Under
NEW YORK. Jan. II. Prenldent Wilson
possesses the "new will" a psychological
discovery, for which he Is given credit to
day by Charlen Cray Stuivv, professor of
philosophy at the New York University.
The "new wlllv" according to Professor
Shaw, turns inward upon the brain instead
of passing out through hand or tongue.
Colonel Roosevelt knows nothing about
the "new will.-' the professor explained
Therefore President Wilson seems weak and
vacillating to him. but this Is all because
T. Ii has a primitive mind although tt Is
an advanced type, uoncludsd the professor.
Orders Increase and Doesn't
Care What Rotan Does
DENIES ANY CONSPIRACY
President Rielmrds Says Talk of
Investigation Is All
in Miiioinent Hint thf Newton imil
' "ni'inv expects tit raise Ihe price nf cnnl
' i'ii lmiiehnlt) consumer another twent.v
iim i em -i per Ion in the near future ns
in nil- today hy .1. Mrnest Ulchnnls, prest.
Ii nt nf thel company, and chairman of tln
imblliiiv cnnmiittee nf the Philadelphia
Ibt.iil Ccini Men's Association.
i 'niiilnil with Mr. Ulchnnls's nnnouncf
mriii nf Ihe boost, Iip challenged nn In
vestigation hv District Attorney Itntan
.mil 1 niti'd States district Attorney Knne,
and denied tlint there hnit bepn any con
spiracy ' It makes iiip tired when people 'holler'
everv time we -put a few cents on the
price nf coal they don't complnln when
shoes, food n nil clothes go up. do they?
asked Mr. Richards.
' Our output Is over one million tons a
year." Mr. Richards went on. "We hno
more tluin ten times Ihe business that our
nearest competitor has. We have raised
tho price of coal twenty-five cents a ton
and we nie colng to rnlse It twenty-live
cents more shortly. We don't rare what
our competitors do. When we get ready,
we simply ro nhend nml raise the price
through our sales department."
Mr Richards denied heatedly that there
was any conspiracy on the part nf coal
dealers to boost the price.
"There Is no conspiracy on tho part of
the Retail Dealers' Association," he said
Why. I wouldn't stand for anything ot that
sort. ' Do I want to put my head In n
"Has the raising of the prlco been dls
russed nt nny of tho meetings of your
association'.'" .Mr. Richards wan asked.
Ills reply was nil unhesitating "No."
Then ho admitted under a question that
ho had only attended "lie of these meetings
When naked how be accounted for the
faOt that on December 20 some of tho coal
dealers raised their prices, Mr. Richards
"I tell you thai many of tho members
havo not tho same prices nt this time. I
know of no group ot two dozen dealers who
aro selling nt the samo prlco at this time.
soveral of tho dealers are selling nt sixty
cents below our prices."
Ho miido no further explanation of tho
concerted boost on December 20.
"And now. Mr, Richards," tho catechising
was approaching a closo. "aro you Inter
ested In District Attorney Rotan'a deter
mination to Investigate the last Incrcaso in
"That Is all tommyrot." nald Mr. Rich
ards, "let them iiiventlR-ite."
MOTTERN AND HAINES
TO DIE DESPITE PROTESTS
Roard of Pardons UefiiBCS to Interfere
for Jefferson YouthsElectro
cution ilauuary 22
1 HARRISIll'Rf:, Jan. II Henry Ward
Mottem and Hi nest Haines, the two elgh-teen-year-ohl
Jefferson County youths, cun
v Icted of munlorlng tho Haines boy's father,
will go to their death In the electriu chair
at the Center County penitentiary Januarv
The State Hoard of Pardons. In spwuil
session herb this afternoon, refused to in
terfere in their behalf and Ignoreu semes
of lettora and petitions from persons nf
prominence who naked that the county
court ho instructed to rehear the case,
Tho hoard. also refused to commute the
sentence of Krcil Christy, the Mercer County
hoy. No date for his electrocution has
been fixed The application at Junius Als
ton, a Chester County murderer, for cini
mutiuion was likewise denied. The board
recommended a pardon for William II.
Armstrong, if Philadelphia, serving a prUon
sentence of six tinnths, to become effective
CRUCIBLE STEEL HEAD
VICTIM OF PNEUMONIA
C. C. Ramsey, Who Fought Way Up
From Stenographer's Desk, Dies
, PITTSHl'KUII, Jan. ll c. V. JUmsey.
prosident of tho Crucible tfleel Company,
died In tho Allegheny OenentI Hospital this
morning. He had been III far Ihe last six
weeks, a victim of pneumonia. With him
Lat'llii) end was his wife, who had Hayed
constantly by his bedside since he entered
the" hospital Mr. IUiusey roa from u
fclenographer tu piesldent of the Crucible
Steel t'onnwny and Its ullltMl companies.
He was known us one of the foremost of
American expert in Meel Mr. Itamwy
was born In Allegheny In 1S62
CHARLES DANA GIBSON
Will Appear in
Stand Emphasized in
Reply Lo U. S... Lloyd
SAYS GERMANY WIU,
ME BEATEN IN 11)17
British Premier Gives Ink
ling of Allied Rejoinder
NOTE REACHES LANSING
Answer to President Leaves Door
Open for More Peace
l.OXDuN. .Inn II
Kimlnnil ami her allien have fnttl Presi
dent Wilson they desire peace--hut it
must he n real peace War Is preferable
to Prussian dnmlniltlnii of Ktitnpc.
Prime Minister Lloyd Henrge told
liiiild Hall meeting this afternoon Hint this
position nf the Kutcntc powers had been
made clear In the 'Allied note replying tn
liermnny'H peace plotter, hut Hearer still
In reply lit the American note.
"Wo nil want peace, but It must he a reul
one." he sntd forcefully. "Wnr Is piefeinhle
to Prussian domination of lhirope
"The Allies have made that clear In their
reply to iiemmn, and clearer still in their
reply to the i'nited Htates "
It was u vociferously nnthmlnstlc nnwil
that greeted tho Premier, It vvus his first
speech since the epochal address in the
House of Commons voicing Kiighinil't ie- '
t'uiilluiiril no r.iRK I'nur. I'nliiiiiii run I
JV ." i
Siiirnit?iti hnvc -t.iUuiHi! then picket Imi'!. close about the encni.v tit-iulu-s at tlu national mpiuil I'leM.ieni
Wilson is the encm nml the Whlto House his beleaguered fortiess Knch nf the two Peniisylviiniit avenue en
trances is being picketed by sin memheis of tho C'on gres.stonnl Union. Kach picket Imlils u banner with
the itincitption, "Mr. President, what will you do for woman suffrage?"
FINDS WORK EXCITING
SufYrngist Writes It's Full of
Thrills, but Wilson Is Hard
Hy VIVIAN PIERCE
SuffraK "raiiiiU r
WAHHINUTDN, Jan. II. PUketuig a
President Is moro dllllcult and more ex
citing than Just ordinary picketing. He
foio I began picketing President Wilson I
i bought It would lie u very monotonous job.
I find It is full of thrills. We decided lo
picket tho President becnuso we wanted,
as he himself said,, to concert public opin
ion. I bellevo wo concerted a good deal
of il esterday. our first day of picketing
the White House.
It was a pretty cold il.u to begin Hut
we had our reward.
The only persons who were nut impressed
visibly were President Wilson and Secre
tary Tumulty. They are dllllcult to Im
press. When we took up our poltlon at 10 in
the morning we wero told the President
was out playing golf. When he came hack
half an hour later he must have M.en us
long befoie ho got to that gate It is
hard not to tee the Congressional Union
banners. He gaied stonily ahead, how
ever. Our drst excitement was the entry lito
the grounds of a delegation of Indians.
They liad come to call on the Ureal White
Father I rather wondered if the leceptlou
the President gave then) was quite as
chilly as the one he gave us Hie other day.
Miss Margairt Wilson passed our gate
several times, and her smile and apparent
Interest somewhat made up for her father's
lne gentleman stopped and tokl us In
a somewhat peevish tone that if we could
stami it he thought the President could. We
assured hint that we could, bdt weren't so
sure about the President
The President has to follow public
opinion We are out at his front gate
treating it aud w e 11 be tltre a long tune.
COLT COMPANY UECBIVBS $2-000.000 CONTRACT
IfAliTPOltB. Conn.. tfr.n, II. It wns reported here today titat
the Colt Sittmifrtcturlnrj Company lifts received ft contract for $!2030
000.000 worth of mneul nuns for Italy.
DBITRICH SHIRS AT PUBLIC PRINTER'S JOB
HAimiEfiUIvG, Pa.. Jnn. 11. A. Nevln Doltricli, former Bull
Slvose chirftnin. will not accept the Governor's proffer of tho sunot
litundoticy of l'ublic Printing to fill the vacancy mmle by the c
forced retirement of A. JJevlu 1'meroy, It was reported nt the Capitol
lodtty. A. M. Wnlteii, of Johnstown, may get tho Job.
TURKS LOSE 2201) IN EGYPTIAN RATTLE
LONDON. .Imi. ll. S hundred Turks were killed or uitiiudcil nml 1600 enp
tiirpil wIipii llrltlsh fiiiriM cnpliiipil a strnim rncm.v position noillicnsl of 131 Arlsli
iMtrypll Tuesday, the Wnr nith-o numninccil tmtii. (HI Arlsh Is n senport on llio
MiHlllerrtiiiPiiti, near the timiiuhtr.v linn between lOgypt nml Arnhln It wan cnplitred
by Ht'llMi forces utter two .vrnrs' (ici'iipnnc.v lt the enemy .i few weeks ngn.)
lttlfl. t.. II Ml... I......I
.11. ...IV't ,,,.. II .11." Mill llllljll .
nf America tndn ni.ule n new move tit
inessiigei were iiiisneu iiiuier anil over tue sen i'iiiesitng i inn .-in international
Hnclnllst Cungress lie culled .lime 3. litl". tn initiate mi immediate unci lusting pence.
VAN DYKE'S LETTER OF RECALL PRESENTED
TIM'S MAC.l'H, .Inn II The lellei nf recall nf the American Minister Henry
Vim Dyke win pie-ontod tn (ueeii Wlllu'linlliu tniluj. .Mr. Vim Dyko will dine with
the (Jiioen totilght
PENN IRON WORKS AT LANCASTER TO REOPEN
I.A.WASTKR. Ph.. .Inn II. The big rolling mill of the Penn Iron Cimipnii.v,
Ltd., will resume operation here l'eliru.ii.v 1. It vtn anniiiinced tills morning.
Annul !iU0 men will be emplovefl. The output of the mill Is .ilintit .'01)0 Ions u month.
It lias been idle fur several joins.
"SOMEWHERE IN WASHINGTON"
II lTXrvi.iTTm 1nnr,1fwWiMmr
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swmt,tiimm iftm&imi&is-ms x?. . amaieas tmfmmnt-'''--" i
ARGENTINE CONSCRIPTION DENOUNCED HY SOCIALISTS
Ul'ISNOS AIICISS, .Inn. 11. -Argentine tsaciullstH mude vignious dermiuslrulluii
against the Argentine military conscription Inw here tuia. A litrgo force paraded
In front of thu Cnlle Santu I'V hurrueks with huge liiinncrs inseribed "Down With
tho Army; Wo Hate Slavers." mid made speeches in simihir denunciatory terms.
Tho authorities ignored tio demonstrations. t'Fho Argun tine conscription law is
tho ono whlrh it was recently announced the I'nited States army staff favors for
adoption by tho 1'iiiled States.)
LAHOR WILL FIGHT MEDIATION ACT, SAYS GOMPERS
WASIIINUTO.W '.luu. ll. Uumuel (lumpers, president of the American f'odcni
lion of Uabor, told the tienute Interstate Commerce C'ommittoo loUiy that organised
labor stood ununimously and unalterably opposed to President Wilson's strike
prov option proposal.
WAR SECRETARY FQR FEDERAL WIRELESS MONOPOLY
WAKIUNUTO.N. J"" II -Seerotiu-y of War linker gue strong ana umiualiiled
uppiovul to u Government monopoly of wireless befnie the Mouse Commitleu on
Merchant Marine, and Fisheries lioniing the advueuton of the wireless bjil loday.
CUSTOMS SERVICE LARGELY REDUCES EXPENSES
WASUINUTON. Jan II. livery dollar's worth of merchandise, imported Ituu
or esported from the I'niled States ro 1010. eost I'ucle Sam ouo und unu-lwlf mills
lo handle. Two pars ago it cost two and one half mills. Klllciency luu found
fifvor In the eustoins service.
MOTHER HURNED IN FUTILE EFFORT TQ SAVE CHILI)
Pkoing with matches prmed fatal to two-year-old Hteptivn llu4ek. win, ,n
this afternoon in the UchmwybU Hospital after lielng lutrneil ut his lionw, 107 Vine
street. The child's itoiblmf caught lire. His mother. Mrs. Mary Mmtek. was
severely buined on the lutuils while attempting to heat out the Haines.
CURATOR WANTS MOVING OF LIIJERTY HELL PROHIHITED
Wilfred Jul dan. curator of Indeyudeiu.'e flail, rears for the safety of the
Liberty Bell und lias advocated Ihe passage of a bill in the Legislature prohibiting
the temoval of the idic fiom its case at an time 3li Jordan advocated the
measure in an address before the City Historic Sixlttj He said parts of the
bell were crumbling
RIOVB TO END WAR
I. ..1. i it. c..i..li. ........
- A.lll...' I IMIIIIIII l.'l- 1,1 IIH- .-l?llllll!.l lttl If
end the world wnt. Hy ruble nml wireless
- .K M&ttrttil I
TO BE INVESTIGATED
Revelations Will Be Sought
as Ground for Impeach
BATTLE TO START EARLY
Action Will Commence Wken
Legislature Reconvenes, Shore
" Hu SlaV 1'nrtr timittlrnt
ATLANTIC CITY. .Ion. II That nil In
vestigation of the Uriimbaiigh State nd
iiilnistratlon will he started soon after tho
Leglslnluiv ri'coiiveiu-i on tile night of
.Monday, .lanunry 2, was detciuilncd upon
here Inst night at the first preliminary
ami Informal conference of the Penrose
The Penrose forces plan In beg.n the ln
vestlgntlon of alleged maladministration
mil malfeasance In olllce on the part ot
Ilrunibnugh appointees when the biennial ,
deficiency bill Is report Hi to tho House for
action, iluilmt either the llrst or second
week after the I ieiiernl Assemblv recon
venes. The plan of the Peuinse leaders i- In force
the heads of the various State dckiitnfeiil.i,
and even the lluvernor himself. t appear
before tho House Appropriations Commit
lee and explain vvhv they aie teportlng
deficits for the last two nrs. This plat
Is based, of couise. upon the presumption
that several departments will report deficits
and ask that the be met.
The geuetul ilelleieney hill is Hie first
mc.istiiu that comes befoie the Legislature
each session, and the uct that the Penrose
u.i i- Imaid" larfl night determined to start
Ihe light ngnlnM the Uiumb.iugh ailmlnld
trailun. which may had to Impeachment
proceedings, though the measure shows.
ili.il the tintl-Vaip-lJi'Uiiibaugh-Magea leud-
e", .ue forcing the light against Hie Blatn
tiliiiinlKlratiou. und want an rarlv start n
the f.u tiunal warfare that promises to dm
i up. llie session of the Legislature
Tluee departments have been singled.
ut ! attack. They aie those of Attorney
' ;.-ii. -i.il Cruiicls Shuttle Ilrown. tho Depart
ineni of Labor and lnvlustr). and tho Work
men s i 'mupcnsatlun lloaitl. ot which Hatry
A. M.nkey. Varc leader in tlie r'nrty-sixtn
Ward, if vlinlrman. ,
Ml of these depaitinents. It K uilticl
I iiteil by tho Penrose forces, will r port
ih ll. lis mul the iilau ot Hie Primme 'war
lo.ml" is to sumni'in the heads ol these
ih pni intents before the House Apiiropria
nuns Committee lo explain away th9
iklli it". If possible. This will give tho Pen
it hp members of the Appropriations Com
mittee .in oppoi'tunltj u oueslion the heads
of these departments us to tho caut-es o(
tin- di Hi-its nod this procceiluro will uto
in .in .ills start the uuiuiry.
L.il iilglit's Informal loufeieULe Hie Ort
i , ihe'.s.rles that will ! held at Hie Hotel
--nt lliiirne until Suttiril.i nfteriinou. also
it, i lupetl the fun that the Vine-Ill urn-
( iiiithitit'il en I'u&e Two, Ctiltiinn Three
WOMAN CLAIMS CHILD
Plea in Police Station Gets Hack Baby
and Gains Aid of
llenrrve Policeman Andrew 31ane.lv sift
ing that pari of humanity that .Hiempted
to Jam Its Wan into the Ceutial Police
Station this morning, turned a kmillj gn?.e
ui a woman who stisid cr ing In the iorn
dor with a small boy pressing his face
close against her shabby skirt.
As Maneely walked uvei and atl.cd hr
what the trouble was he pointed to a news,
paper In her trembling Jiaud
"See that lialtj "" she asked, pointing In
a picture of the little ho left in Hr'sid
Street Station Monday by a woman who
said she was "cuniliig hack" "That mv
baby. 1 left h ni In limad Street Station
I want him hack "
Maneely led the woman and the Imv lo
lietettive "Ju" 8ha.v. lit whom was in
trusted the job of tllullng the woman who
left the bab In Ihe station To Shay the
woman told the stuiy She said she was
auline lle.r und hei luieb.uul had de
serted her two mouths ago leaving her
with the two children hhe told the detec
tive that sho had gone to live with her
sister. Mrs. Resale Shroedt-r, of 273-1 North
"Never mind." said "Jo' Slm ' 1 11 se
that you get him He's ont.it the phda
delplua Hospital and lhut'.s wlure r.a'O
going to 5itien up foi u day or so n.l
I'll see that Paul and the other lad git
something to eat and ate diessed and u 11
get a job ' .
"GENTLEMAN HUM'S" LONG
CAREER IN CAVE ENDED
Colonvt John Mead, Recluse of SumU6-
hanna Hills, Pies in Country
IJVXCASTI'IH Pa Jan 11 folotiel
John Mead, leiluse of ihe SusQuetuuna
Hills, who selected u. life of Uouittuii sftr
a duuipiKiiutiuent in love .vests io Jid
In the, couuty hotpiul lat night aspt,
seveuty esrs- He lived for nioie Huui.
forty esrs tu s cave ovci looking the Muf
quehauuvi uesr York Furnace sad was.
self-styled, "the gentleman bum ' lie m
boru is Troy. X. V . and at one tune Mudied
law lu A lossy Nothing else Is known j(
his former life.
Mead was kiiuun Hnoughuui tlu idie.
He was 4 ceul.fi ot ui rui.tluii rut -uitonef
vlsilolS to (he tivei lv.xl-.ltd allij VM.i s.
green truck wt and high ui i.n thelf
-h 1 .1 1' 1 1 1 . ir 1 -iiiiSii nli'ii m-Tl flBittifa,fa,J6?M
j3gj.tJ ir . -Zrf-jfi