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iTINIEST WAR REFUGEE CROSSES SEA ALONE
Steward of the Philadelphia and Anna de Jong.
"Belle of the blaomin' ship" was
what the stewards of th'e American
liner Philadelphia, which arrived a
few days ago in New York called
toddling Anna De Jong, three years
old, who was on the first cabin pas
senger list as Miss De Jong.
Before the Philadelphia-left Liver
pool Miss Anna was deposited on
board with a note from the American
consul there instructing Purser J. D.
Irvine to take care of her and deliver
her to her parents here. Here father
is Louis De Jong of Dorchester,
Mass. Her parents took her aboard
yith her elder'Sfeterj-BggttLa.andiher:
brother, Simon, before the war and"
left them for a visit" with their aum
INVESTIGATE FIRE ON SHIP
New York, Dec. 27. Fire which'
broke out in No. 3 hold of the British
steamship Inchmoor, as she lay at
her slip in Brooklyn, damaged cargo
of sugar to extent of $75,000 to
$100,000. Finding of traces of chlor
ate of potash near other suspicious
ship fires caused authorities to inves
tigate theory that chemical bombs or
combustion caused other recent shijj