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Girl Is- Painfully Injurod and d
Woman Faints When Auto (
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FIRE HOSE DEFECTS
p. R. T. Employes Put Fund of
$1,000,000 at'Disposal of
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WY LEAD 10 JAIL
TO RDM STREET
Residents of Northeast Section
of City Complain of Tran
City Will Prosecute Those Re
sponsible for' Bursting at
American St. Blaze
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WHOLE BLOCK MENACED
If hose which burst at the $1,000,000
flrc on South American street yesterday
v,ns defective, those responsible face
arrest and prosecution If tho city hns
Director Cortclyou, of the Deport
ment of Public Safety, announced this
today in connection with n statement
that a special commission Is invesl
gatinc the burst hose.
"The history of the hose It
being carefully checked up," he said.
"This Includes a checking up of tho
time when bought, the specifications
for the purchase, the result of the test
at that time nnd finding from whom It
"Another test of the strength of the
hose is now being made., If wo find
that the hose is not up to specification
nd that the city has legal redress,
prosecution will be started."
Deputy Chief Davis, of the bureau
of lire, lint been designated by
Director Cortclyou to conduct the probe.
He is expected to make ills report to
morrow. Deputy Chief Davis Is not
ing as chief during the vacation of Chief
Murphy. . , , , .,
In addition to the specinl Investiga
tion, a commission named by the Mayor
is examining tho lire equipment, in
cluding the hose, of every fire rompnny
lu the cHy. Assistant Director Mils
heads the. commission.
Play Wntcr on Ruins
The Rnoeinl investigation committee
named lx Director Cortclyou last Sat
urday to Inspect tho city's fire appara
tus, after, a ladder broke at n Chest
nut street fire, killing two firemen, will
make the lioso inspection.
All those injured yesterday hnvc been
discharged from the hospitals. Their
burns were painful but not serious.
Firemen of Engine Co. No. 22 played
streams of water on the ruins through
out the nignt nnd until Into .tins morn
ing. A number of employes of the firms
whose places were desttoyed went to
the scene this morning nnd lingered
about the ruins for some time.
The fire started in the factory of tho
Philadelphia Blanket Co. on tho sec
ond floor of the six-story warehouse and"
fnctorv building of A. Fomcrnhtz fc
Co.. 2(10 South American street. Six
alarms were sounded.
The blaze was one of the biggest in
the city for several years, and for a
time threatened to destroy the entire
block bounded by Spruce, Locust, Third
and American streets and neighboring
Two girls Jumped fro.n the second
floor of the Pomernntss Huildtnc into
blankets held by firemen on the street
below. Scores of others were .ed to
safety by firemen nud foremen. '
Walls fell and floors collnpscd, mak
lnc the task of the firemen doubly peril
ous. For n time it seemed that tho
bursting hose would prevent the fire
men from mastering the blaze. '
Harry Piper, battalion chief, sta
tloneii at engine company iso. is, a
member of the investigating committee.
said today that the hose burst because
of the high pressure. Other members
of the committee are members of the
Ore bureau also. Al arc experts.
Firms That Suffered
The firms that suffered from yester
day's fire are:
Philudelnhla Blanket Co.. first three
Poors ot six-story warehouse ut 200-70
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South American street.
A. Pomcrantz & Co., three upper
floors of 200-70 South American street.
Hoffstetter Bros., blankbook manu
facturers, 247-53 South American
Itosscll Bros. & Co., chair manufac
turers, 2u5-.r7 South Third street.
Seltzer Bros., manufacturers of un
derskirts, occupying major part of six
story buildings at 247-40-51 South
Congress Cigar Co., third floor of
217-40-51 South Third street.
Lockwood Folding Box Co.,
South Third street.
Sylvester Garrett Co., paper
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TO STUDY CAMPBELL BRAIN
examination may Show If Doctor
Dr. Ilenrv K. Campbell's brnln Is to
be examined to determine whether the
iMifiiiL'iun-uisuwasncr committed sui
eide or died a natural ilnnH,
Although the doctor lil,rM,irat
three years us n dishwasher In ),
kitchen of Shanley's, Forty-second I ment Association has nsked Mnyor
street. restaurant, New York, ho is saldMooro and City Council to investigate
tn have possessed a small income nnd i the opcrntlou of the cars.
had several hundred dollars In a bank
An examination of the body vestnr,lni' DATTI P Rl A7F TWfl HflllRR
fnllo,! tn ,Hl. ""."? '".--
i.i . :""'" "". iruce or (I riles
The body is still being held nt the
morgue In New York, although it has
bJcn ,-lai,,r' by Mrs. Joanna Hunting!
of 20., West Fifty-slxth street, New
lork, in whose houso tho doctor died.
Mrs. Hunting made tho claim on be
naif of Miss F. I.n In vtn.n.. VA
H'lJU-.r"-: a. C0aIn Pf the doctor'.
"" """" ""a nas nccn In eommimU
lion over tho telephone. The police
"e retaining possession of tho body in '
tn belief the widow will ultimately
Mlh,raSpiU,rthcr fe"IPl that Eleanor
Miller Cochran Wntk ns, daughter of
ST f mpbre,,i wh0 h08 been located
at Muskoka Lakes, Canada, was dl-
Dawtin frm Is,nac H- Cochrn. of
Slfn'Ji1'"1 J(lmeS WottlM.
mfwUfago:' Youn"town, 0 sev
Northwest Children Hold "Nonsense
ttm.ni!idrc?.lf.nt Northwest Play-&d-,
fifteenth and R..ce streets,
Partv" 'mtftl",y "mi a "nonsense
trcl, t "ftcr"on their finnl ex-
Hart I In lhm chllllrcn took
a narnl he nr,Brn'n. which Included
eontests W lons ,r,nccs nd athletic
nTnsmiorn,i Tho ,cUM were in
KM .i,,os,,,'0 .. 1n carried
ulthpro n renc nations represent-
, ' O"0, of the special features '
for tV! , n,,,Iro'- 1'rizos wero given ,
costumes. UnUic8t nml most attractive
tlon'ofM!LClrTverc "PdDr tho "r.
A. 0v iA""? JJullen aui Sllns
fwie'thW" of ,th J8cho1' who
Mren to'wSf? nd badgC8 0r tho
MUNICIPAL riAwr. n,r.
PLAN TO BOYCOTT TROLLEY
Members of tho transnortjiHnn rnm.
mlttco of tho improvement associations
of tho northeastern section of tho city
called on Mayor Moore today nnd made
two recommendations for the relief of
tho transit situation In Holmcsburg and
Their first recommendation is that nn i
Immediate investigation be made by the
Department of'Cltv Trnnnlt nt Mm mh.
dltlon of the Frankford, Tocony and
"" uuifl uui-ci Atuuwuy yO.
This road, they nsscrtcd, has become
a mennce to enr riders. They want the
traction company compelled to fulfill
its franchise obligations.
Their second recommendation Is that
the Mayor lend his support for the
completion of tho Frankford "L" to
"The ordinance reads for nn elevated
from Arch to Ithawn streets, and au
thorized a loan sufficient for this pur
pose,'" William Bonl, spokesman for
tho committee, told Mnyor Moore.
"An elevated to Itlmwn street will
open up thirty miles of the best land
In the entire city. It will permit large
scale liomu-bulldlng. nnd relieve the
shortage of homes."
Completion of the "h" to Rhnwn
street would ennblc residents of tho
northeast section to bojeott the Frank
ford, Tocony und Ilolmcsburg line, he
Present construction plnns of tho
Frnnkford elevated carry It only to
Members of tho commlttco Included
Councilman Horn, William F. Knaucr,
secretary of tho Ilolmcsburg Improve
ment Association; James II. Perry,
Hnrry N. Solly, William Clnro, L. N.
Castor, Frank M. Kilcoyno nnd Mr.
GRIBBEL IS HONORED
Tendered Banquet In Scotland After
Presenting Burns's Manuscripts I
John Orlbbel, former president of the
Union League, has been signally lion-
ored by Scotsmen in Glasgow, the event l
being the presentation by Mr. Grlbbel j
of the Glen Riddle manuscripts of Rob- I
crt Burns, of Scotland. !
The Bums Federation entertained ,
Mr. Grlbbcll nt 11 bonnuet. IIo wns
made the first honorary member of the
Burns House Club.
In his uddress at the banquet Mr.
Grlbbel said all the world was a debtor
to Scotland, nnd his own country wns
deeply indebted to it for John Knox
and tho gift of public schools. Another
gift for which his country was indebted
to Scotland, he said, was Robert Burns.
A great' deal of tnlk has been heard
about the League of Nations, he said,
but there was one tiling this wnr-torn,
huugry, nchlng world needed worse than
n league of nations, and that was a
closer understanding between Great
Britain nnd the United States.
MAN HEARS HE'S MARRIED
Did Not Understand English, So
Ceremony f.lft Nothing
Taunton. Mass., July 30. Joseph F.
Sousa, of New Bedford, did not know
he was a married man until his wife told
him so. IIo has filed n petition in the
Bristol' County Superior Court hero
nsking annulment of his marriage to
Julia Henry, of Raynham, to whom he
snvs he was wedded without his eon-
Rent nnd through alleged deception
July 21. ,
Sousa understands very little KuglNh.
He says tho Henrys were friends of his. i
He went to their homo nnd later Julia. '
her father and lie enmc to Taunton and
called nt the Registry of I'robate. He
said he saw the clerk fill out some pa
nors and henrd a conversation in Ene-
llsh, but It did not mean anything to
At Julia's home, Sousn bald, she In
formed him he was her hubband.
DEMAND BETTER TRANSIT
Frankford and Tacony Car Users to
See Moore Today
Car riders of the northenst sections
will confer with Mnyor'Moore nt noon
today on tho alleged poor service fur
nished by the Frankford, Tacony and
Holmesburg Street Railway Co.
Representatives of various northeast
improvement associations will inform
the city's chief executive of their tran
sit troubles, which are distinct from
those In which the P. R. T. Is involved,
ns the northenst ear system is not n
pnrt of tho P. R. T.
Poor service, dangerous equipment
nnd insanitary cars form the busis of
th chorees. The Holmcsburg Improve
Com'pany Has Hard Fight During
Time of Warehouse Fire
While twenty-seven fire engine com
panies weto battling with tho factory
fire at mini uuu uucuni Bircuiu yester
day afternoon, one company of twenty-
four men loilgni u iiru ut iiiu unniwn
Ilutn nnu Domersci strccis. xor
two hours before they got the flames
under control. The Orinoka plant is an
upholstery factory whero 500 men are
The fire stnrted on tho fourth story
of tho five-story building nnd swept
through the fourth and fifth floors bo
fore it could bo checked. Tho dnmnge Is
estimated at 575,000. The building was
empty nt tho timo of the flro. tho em
ployed having left at C o'clock.
Wills Probated Today
Three wills making private bequests
totaling ?M,000 wero probated today
in tho Register of Wills' office. Thomas
J. Hindi. 2020 North Sixteenth street
left $1000; Henry Knill, 430 George
street, an estate valued ot $0330 and
Krmunla Snnlnni. 1220 Federal street
S3000 to relatives. Inventories of pri
vate estates were filed fof, the following:
Margaret B. Hauch. 52L00S.15 nnd
Christian Holwegcr, ?2 1,882.57.
Bell Phone, Fox Chaso U00 W
The Blue Line
Philadelphia New York
We Insure Your Goods
923 PRINCETON AVE.
A group of school children of South
TIMID MAN FINALLY
GETS NERVE TO WED
Girl Forgives Mercharrtville Man
Who Failed to Appear for
Herbert Klcdalsh, who failed to ap
pear at the time set for his marriage
to Emma Carlson lost week when guests
had assembled nt Park and Pennsylva
nia avenuos, Mcrchnntvllle. was mar
ried yesterday to Miss Carlson, woh for
gave him, nnd the couple received the
congratulations ot a large company.
After falling to nnnenr for the cere
mony Klcdalsh sent a note to his father
that ns the hour foe the wedding ap
proached he took n walk to think over
the step he wns about to take fenrlng
he might be mnking a mistnke. When
he reached the house again the guests
had gone nnd he snid he had, enlisted in
the navy. He Inter sent a letter to Miss
Carlson asking her froglveness nnd sav
ing he wanted to cnll on her. She
replied she did not want to have any
thing monf.to do witli him and would
not see him. Dcspltff the letter he went
to her house hud ns n result of the call
new wedding invitations were sept out.
The bridegroom Is twenty -five nnd the
RETURNED AS JEWEL THIEF Xnvy Department for the men-of-war
I nnd other of T'nclo Sam's vessels not
Albert O. Poole lo Charged With nlready sailing the seven teas nnd
$14)000 Robbery I tf.iiching the most Interesting ports and
Albert O. Poole, charged with the I harbors in the universe,
theft of jewelry valued nt more thnn t These cruises should prove very nt
14.000 belonging to Thomas DeWitt tractive to ex-service men nnd especi
Cuyler. was brought to tljis city Inst , H nnval reservists. The latter will
night by County Detective David D. 0t onv rrrPive active duty pny but
Friedmnn and lodged in Mojnmcnslng wjh iso receive their inactive pay in
prlsoDjpi I n(Mtion.
Attorneys for Poole nttempted to pre- Five new destroyers, the Brooks,
vent his return to Philadelphia By ob- . Kone. Gilmer'. Humphrey. Fox nnd
tolning n writ of lmbens corpus for his Overton linve been detailed for a Near
telease. Before the court order could Knst cruise through the Adriatic nnd
be served, Friedmnn succeeded in get- Mediterranean, touching nt Venice nnd
ting his prisoner out of Illinois. ) nil the jilnces of interest sought by
Poole, nlso known as Hall, wns ex- i world tourists. A month's leave of
tradlted on a fugitive warrant rhurgiug absence to travel through tho Holy
him with breaking und entering with I.nnds, Italy. Switzerland. Austria nnd
intent to steal and larceny. It is nl- , other countries will be allowed the men
leged that in 1014 Poole entered a room n the cruise.
occupied by Mr. Cuyler in a Blond I These destroyers have n maximum
btreet hotel and stole the Jewels. speed of forty-four knots. At the pre-
In November, 1010, Poole, while nt- vn,'in?, ra "f exchange of American
tempting to sell n pawn ticket in Chi- t-""'1, .p"r,P('nu or .Asiatic moneys, n
eago, was arrested on the charge of ..J50" "'j a month s pay could travel
prowling nud later sentenced to six u?, f, millionaire,
months' imprisonment. ' Imi" particulars can be had by pros-
IHs term would have emlre.l v.i '
nef.iny. .Major u ynuc, chief county
detective, was convinced that Poole
was the man wnuted for the Cuyler
lobbery, and had a fugitive warrant
TULLYT0WN JAIL IDYLL
Renowned "Bill" Takes a Holiday1
n r, , . . . '
Because Breakfast Is Late ,
Bristol, Pa., July 30. Because the
men! service nt te Tullytown lockup i
wns not satlsfnctory or prompt. Harold
Worthington, better known ns '"fully-
town Bill," one of tho borough's chnr- ,
acters, took sudden leave fiom thei
buildlng.nnd kept the police departments
of the community on the lookout for
him for twcnty-foiir hours. Then he
gave himself up, paid his fine and the
Incident was closed.
"Tullytown Bill" was arrested for
disorderly conduct nnd turned over to
n Tullytown constnblc, who confined
himn the nntlquatcd borough lockup.
When morning came, the prisoner
says, no one appeared to givo him
breakfast. After waiting an hour, he
pushed on the door, found It unlocked
and went out. IIo strolled into Bristol,
spent the day about town, went to a
movlo show, slept nt home, then gave
himself up to the police.
Now the Tullytown borough authori
ties arc trying to figure out what hap
pened to the lock. "Bill" snys he didn't
see it; the constablo declares he doesn't
remember whethor or net he ubed it.
Anyhow, It's gone.
Camden Boy Hit by Motorcar
Injuries of the head and sido were
sustained by Edward Bowmnu, eleven
yenrs old. of 208 South Fifth street,
Camden, late yesterday. The boy was
struck by an automobile at Fifth nnd
Micklo streets. II0 wns taken to the
fwLy 5lLvEh3Mrt,3 1
Plate's , Cups Saucers
Mfntons Doulton Cqpeland
Cauldan Coajpart Worcester
Jh the desired shapes and patterns
twiner I'hoto Kervice.
Philadelphia in the school jard of tho Rush School, Fifth street and Snyder
strict nttentlon ns their classmntcs present a play
FISH STORAGE HOLDINGS
Report Shows 35,793,280 Pounds.
Decrease Over Last Year
The cold storage holdings of fish for
July 15 amounted to :!5.71Kt,280 pounds,
according to the monthly report of tl.e
bureau of markets. Department of Ag
riculture, Issued yesterday.
ThH year's figure is a decrease of
2.1,8Sl,02l pounds from Inst ear's total
for the same period, or n drop of 40 per
cent. I'he holdings of cured herring
amounted to 10.230.245 pounds, ns
compared to 28.037,548 pounds on July
10, 1010. n decreusc of 10,407,303
pounds, or 35.1 per cent.
Tho holdings of mild cured salmon
amounted to '7.012.002 pounds, com
pared with 7.020.278 pounds last year,
n decrease of 8180 pounds, or 0.1 per
"GOBS" NOW GET FINE
pHANCE TO TRAVEL
Navy Holds Out Foreign Cruises
as Inducement for Men
to Join Service
A most unusual opportunity to see
the world Is offered nnval recruits by
the summer cruises planned by the
'"2 "(" ';"" lN .'" Ile .nuvl" recruiting
office. 1515 Arch street.
Besides the Near East cruise, there,
W 1 )e Other rril xes. Tliren lletrnveru
will lenve on July 31, August 21 nnd
September 11, respectively for the West
Indies, Cuba, Jamaica, Haytl and
Poi to Rico.
The U. S. S. Wolverine, stationed at
l-.rie, ra win make three fifteen-day
r,,,',PS ot the Great Lakes for reserve
volunteers, providing n sufficient num-
ber can be obtained. The cruises will
start on July 2S, August 20 nud Sep-
PAin" MCTC fMC PA Hunt rn
KAIU NhlbONE GAMBLER
Policeman Has Long Crawl to Stop
Noisy Crap Game
A patrolman of the Twenty-second
nnd Hunting Park avenue slntlon
climbed back fences and crawled for a
siiunre In the shadow of a hedge last
night to break up a crap game near
Ktlllman htreet and Allegheny avenue.
He brought In ouc nlleged player,
Robert Burns, twenty years old, Tay
lor street below Indiana avenue. "Bob
ble" was nut under $300 bail by Mag
istrate Price to keep the peace, with
the admonition not to choose the public
highway next time ho wanted to exer
cise his "gullopers."
To Give Bond Issue Opinion
Tho Board of Education will receive
today the opinion of Its attorney ns to
the legality of tho sale of the $2,000,-
000 bond issue in small denominations
direct to tne pumic. The opinion, to
be givcil by Theodore P. Jenkins, will
bo submitted to John Wnnnmaker, I
chairman of the finance committee. No
steps can be taken by tho committee,
however, even if the sale "over the
counter" is found to be legal until n
quorum oi uie Doaru authorizes action.
'ROBBERS,' 6 AND 8,
POOR BUSINESS MEN
Agile Youngsters Offer Jewelry
Taken From House Too Cheap
and Are Arrested -
The youngest "robber" Misuccls ever
seen nt tho "Fifteenth street nnd Sny-"1
dcr avenue station were sent to the
House of Detention this morning for n
They are two little fellows, one six,
the other eight jears old. They were ar
rested after Detectives O'Rognii, Finoc-
chlo nnd Cocchio had investigated the
appearance of jewelry nnd other volun
l.le articles for sale nt ridiculously low-
prices In the uelghboihood. The boys
were peddling nrticlcs nnd suspicious
neighbors notified the police.
Investigation disclosed thnt the Iicusc
of Mrs. Hazel Kvans, 17153 South Chnd
wlck street, had been entered last week
nnd various small articles stolen. Ac
cording to tho detectives, it vusnH fin
ished a "job"' us could have been done
by an experienced second-story worker.
The noliec say the .vo 1m s'nnw Mrs.
Hvuns lock up her house nnd leave for
a vacation Monday With, u hatchet
they broke the lurk on the b.ick door,
climbed a roinspout to the second Hour,
Mid entered the house, rnsii(kiri2 It.
They stole a pair of opera glasses, the
police suy, nfterwnrd offered on the
street for n quurtcr; rins-t. which they
titpil fn unll lntur fnr n rllmti nnnli .i.ul
some silverware. Thev hid the' loot
in the cellar of the younger boy's home I
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until Wednesday, when they tried to
Because of their extreme youth it
is believed the boys will be released
In the custody of their parents.
SEEK TO END FREIGHT GLUT
Four Organizations Join In Plea 'to
Shippers and Draymen
Determined to break the freight con
gestion in and about tho city four locul
organizations have banded together to
launch a drive with this as their objec
tive. At the. suggestion of the Baltimore
and Ohio Railroad Co.. the Philadelphia
Hoard of Trade, the Bourse, the Com
mercial Hxrhnngo nnd Chamber of
Commerce have joined in nsking ship
pers and diaymen to nssicn everv nv.iil-
able motortruck or otiier menus of ron
veyouce nnd every nvnllable man to uid
' "IK "" uuKuaiiuil
Tho drive will apply to nil nnintu nn
the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, espe
chilly in the unlonding of enrs, getting
empty the free nud on their way for re
loading. TODAY'S MARRIAGE LICENSES
Hurl 11 Petera. 130 Snlforrl M nnd I.Ullin
(' Fulkenstrnm, llroomnll. I'a.
Hurry rirnokenber. 1032 Hodman 8t , 'uml
tlnnle U'llllamH 10S3 riodmtin rt
William Kr. anon Rodner st, and Mirs.irct
.Martin, L'lOS Rrdner uti
Alfred V. Ynrnw ind. 2411 N. Water nt and
Il.it'lo CI Onrhnm, Ixlniton. Ks
Tlwndoro I.. Hnollen, H7S N inth st . nnd
Jennie A. Yni.ke Columldn, I'a
Hirry A Welnand, iOT, Pcaldon ut.. nnd
Mnrv Murmy 105 Prnlfion rt
John H V.ood New Yot'k, nnd Nclllo Moore
Jnroli OreenberK 313S KenlnBton no . nnd
rther Ilnrnsteln. 3113 1'urlld ne.
llniU Qnnnelln. 17,13 N Wnrnock st , nnd
Mary Mnnuppelln, 182.1 S. Jlniewond M
H.irvev I Flemlnn. 311.1 N', Judoon nt . nnd
Anna V Swimherr, 311,1 N, Judon at.
OonrRe Iximax. 1711 N Mnrvlne St. nnd
Marsaret r-illahnn 1727 N, Manlne nt
William Ilo'lelc, 1010 N. 2.1th St.. nnd Anna
Mnrtntcv 3004 Acntn t.
jojenh T nnjton 201R v Wnrnock at., nml
nili Johnson 201S N V.'nrnnck Ht
Mlebnel niMa. 1747 N. 2d nt.. nnd Julio
Wnrnur. 1R2I Tlndlno nt.
Prennls nnrrett. n",1 S. 24th t.. nnd KlUa-
zeth Andrrion 2018 Wnverly at.
N'nnin Alhnno 1211 Tltnn a'., nnd I.ucy
M-ixt'lnnllto 173rt H inth at.
Prank Rek 4.141 Hlchmnnd at., nnd Alblnn
Knrpa H41 Hlehmond st,
Louis Cohen 2020 P 5th at., nnd Ooldle
Ilalt. 144 Mercy at.
Samuel Lehack 3040 V rtrnwn at nnd
Yettn Chermnn. 2.138 N 32d at.
is infinitely more pleasant and
agreeable when business cares are
left behind. ' Securities deposited
with us as custodian, as well as
for the collection of income and
of principal, when due, are as
sured the zealous oversight and
care .of competent executives.
Employes of the Philadelphia Rapid
Transit Co. offered their savings of
Rl, 000,000 to Thomas F. Mitten to nld
him In his fight for n basic five-cent
fare, but Mr. Mitten refused tho ten
der. The offer wns made n week ngo,
,t liftrt tlm nmnlnfAO tnnlf tile IllinrCCC-
dented step of pnssing up their linek
pay until Mr. Mitten should see cicar
to make payment.
Mr. Mitten wns much affected by
the ofTer of the men's savings, but ho
told them the money wns their own.
nnd ho did not consider it a P. It. T.
The savings were offered to. the P.
It. T. head without Interest, according
to Dr. A. A. Mitten, son of the com
pany's president and secretary of the
Co-operative Welfare Association of the
The 2,"0 delegates who were called in
by Mr. Mitten when 'the enrds were
Inld on the table" nnd the1 precarious
financial condition of the rompnny was
explained Insisted that the snvings of
the 11.000 employes they represented
be used. But Mr. Mitten said he felt
the men had done enough in foregoing
their hnelf ,mv
Co opeintloh between the transit
company and the city, in which direc
tion the (onfereiico on the Frankford
"h" Wednesday wns held, Is to con
tinue. President Thomns E. Mitten nnd
other officials of tho P. It. T. will hold
fremient ineetiiics with Director Twin
ing, of the City Trnnslt, nnd his en
gineers, and from now on there will be
no concealment, and both sides will
woik in the open.
This became known when It was an
nounced the first of the conferences
probably would be held today In Di
rector Twinlng's office.
The conference at City Ilnll, Wed
nesday, among the SInyor, Mr. Mit
ten, Director Twining nnd other transit
experts wns fruitless, one of thoe
piexent said today because of the atti
tude of Mr. Mitten.
Mr. Mitten listened carefully, the
d, but gave no expression
t that mlfflit be construed
us hopeful of the early operation of
the Krniihfnril "I
The financial status of the company ''" '" " s"utn "nrbara in time.
is Mich. Mr. Mitten said, that no plans I ..''m rnl KempfE was born n Belle
embracing the expcndltuu of much J'11''-" J' Al 1841, ,nnd $T'Q, thJ,n"1
money ran be made nt present. lr ( ivl1 ,ar on $' Atlantic block-
There will be nothing done on the ading squadron. He was made rear
1 proposition unless the meeting be- I admiral in 18HS) and appointed rom
tweeii Director Twining nud Ralph T. I "inmlant of tho .Mare Island Navy
Senter, chief of rolling btoik and build
ings for the company, scheduled for
next week, results in tho ironing out
of the difficulties," the observer said. i
The city's position is tliut it will not
",urc,inso, the cms needed and operate
lu,,ro"" "u,ul U1L L""i!" - uueij
ilfwil I iuki tn iIa ryn. nn it' fnln li (lulu
declines to do so on a' fair hash.
TO PROBE GUARD'S RECORD
Park Commission Hears He Was
Dismissed From Police Force
Members of the. Fairmount Park
('omniKioii will mnkc nn inquiry iuto
the charges that Oliver S. Scarborough,
113S Duncan street, certified as a park
guard July 31, was dismissed from tin
police force on April 1 for conduct un
becoming un officer.
Scarborough, it is nlleged. inteifercd
with a gambling raid on a club of
which it is said he wns a member.
Thomas H. Martin, secretary of the
commission, said that Scarborough had
passed the necessary examination and
luid shown papers indicating nn honor
able discharge from the army nnd other
evidences of his litnex.s for the post.
Nothing wns said, he declared, of
Scarborough's nlleged dismissal from
the police force.
MAN IS GIVENJHOME"
Prisoner Sentenced to Three Months
on Vagrancy Charge
"Wo can't let such conditions exist
In Philadelphia," remarked Magistrate
Price nt the Twentv -second street und
Hunting Putk avenue station. "We
1 nii't let n man be homeless nnd out of 1
money nnd work. So I'll just sentence
,wm to three mouths in the Correction."
Which wns the sentence meted out I
tix Vte.iln Mtmtttt tlill't V.Tline vj.fi ew '
old, with no permanent abiding place.
Minotti was picked up at 1 o'clock this
mnining ns n suspicious character at
I5io.ul and Courtland streets, (irnlinm,
11 patrolman of the Branchtown station,
made the arrest.
Children Set Fire to Home
A little game with matches, played
'iv her two sons in n clothes closet,
resulted in n blaze earlv today in the
home of Mrs. Laura D.irrett. colored
117 Tnst Ashmcad street. Firemen ex
tinguished it wltn trilling Iois. Firp
destrojed n motortruck laden with i
furniture ut Cecil " und Arch streets
providing n spectacular Dlaze for enrlvi
isers. The truck was the property o
eter Murrnj, ,ri2Hl Market street.
1 BROTHERS &Q
and Chestnut Streets
i.sV . a i .J
MRS. KATIIKKINK .!. LKKOY
Her body was found in a fninlt
shipped from Detroit lo New Yorlt
by express. The identification was
mndo by Mrs. .Maria Trumbull, of
Detroit. Kttgcnc Leroy, licr bus
hnd, Is being searched for by the
police of the country
MACKEY HITS MOORE MEN
Compensation Board Head Says
Thev Knifed Snroul Candldacv
Charges that friends of Mayor Moore
virtually "knifed the presidential can- ,
dldacy of Goiernor Sproul were made
today by Harry A. Mackcy, chairman
of the workmen's compensation board.
The Mackev charges were n counter- I
play to the Ma.or's protest against the
political activity of the chairman of
the compensation board. The Mnyor i
held that stnte employes should not he'
used to harass the city administration. I
Mr. Mackcy now makes the point
thnt the Mnyor has no claim on the
consideration of the Governor. How
ever, the Mayor intends to take up the
question with the Governor nnd urge
thnt "Mnckey desist from using state
pntronngo in the Interests of the Vnrc
CAPTAIN KEMPFF LEAVES
Navy Yard Officials Father Dies at
Cnptnin Clnrencc S. Kcinpff, stn-
lioned it tho Philadelphia Navy Yard,
left Tuesday night for Santa Barbara,
mill.. In nn nttempt to reach the bed
;!l' M iatJCT Uc"r 1A(,miJ,a,1 I'0,,is
IV."ni.,fr.- 'Il0 died yesterday. The enp-
jam leit tor uic v csi wncn ne enrned
his father was seriously ill. but he
Dr. Wanamaker Police Surgeon
Dr. John Wanamaker, 3d, of 1S10
Mt. Vernon street, wns lclustatcd yes
terday ns n police surgeon by Director
Corteljou. He will nssist Dn Hublcy
R. Owen, chief surgeon of the police
department. Doctor Wniiamnkcr re
signed from the department in Septem
ber, 1017, to take a position in the store
of his uncle, John Wanamaker.
Re eventing Depreciation
There'a one auro vtWy to ipeu
premature death for any car
NECLCCT. Neglect breeda del
preclatlon; depreciation ahort
life for the car. Monthly inspec
tion of a car cuta down repair
1 bills, lncreaiea ita life and keepa
H conditioned and ready to obey
the drlver'a will. With every car
we tell goea a definite amoun' of
aervice offered the purchaser
free of cost.
306 .N. BROAD ST.
ttictrnqrr'Can orul Motor TVucVf
HERE ARE many reasons
wny you snouia nave a
Among them are the following:
1 Unlimited comfort in hot weather.
2 Increased efficiency and economy.
3 Saving of your better clothes to
fall back, on when the cool
days come; otherwise the linings
will be soiled by perspiration.
This week we feature Blacks, Blues and
Grays with self stripes; also pin stripes.
ELEVENTH & CHESTNUT STS.
Open Saturday to 5.30
I A boy was killed, a girl pnlnfnlly
Injured and n womnn fainted ns th'u
result of a wild ride down n Mnnnyunk
' hill by n truck carrying picnickers rd-
, Tho accident
occurred last night.
i Walter 'Smith, nine years old, 4000
Hmlck street, was killed. Hlva Orccn,
twelvo years old. 4730 Hmlck street,
sustnlncd a cut knee nnd shock.
The children wero returning from a
pleasant day In Fnlrmount Park. They
were riding In the truck of Charles
0'Donnell,''214 Herniitngo street.
O'Donnell wns hold without bail by
Magistrate Price today, nt the Mann
yunk police station, to await the action
of the coroner.
The driver of the truck, on the wit
ness stand, said he had stopped nt Green
lane to let one of the passengers alight'.
He tried to turn the truck, he said, and
iierlilentnllv threw the cenr shift Into
reverse. When he- put on the power the"
"bVoZel. said the two children had
i,ocn Bittlng nt the rear of the truck,
and no one knew whether they had
fallen or jumped. He was unaware that
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The truck brought up when the rear
rrashed Into the home of Mrs. Anna
O'Donnell, 157 Green lane. She fainted
Two Days Left
to buy these
$50, $55 and $60
So buy NOW!
Saturday is the last day
of this sale. You have
today and till 1 P. M.
tomorrow in which to
save $15 to $25 on Suits
that are as sound as a
bell. Nothing like them
at $35, after Saturday!
We give you fair
warning BUY NOW!
Alterations at Cost
White Flannel Trousers
Special at $10
Perry & Co.
"N. B. T."
16th & Chestnut Sts.
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