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EVEN INCt EEDaER-EHIL'ADEliPfllAV BATTJRPA.Y, SEPTEMBER 2'C, '15T4!.
HEARINGS OF VITAL '' IMPORT TO BOROUGH AROUSE ITS CITIZENS in hi i . - Collingswood Prepares for Figlit to Obtain Municipal Sewage System and Water Works. COM.IN'aSWOOD, N. J., Sept. 28. Tlnco liearlnss of vital Interest to Col llliffsttood will t'ikp place soon to ilrclcla wlirllinr or not tlio borough will control Its own nffnlrs or bo thrown wholly In the ptmci of Rinsplng corpoititlotis. In prcparrttlon for oiicmjC thcuo licnr InB!", n Rdioral cltlzeni' mass-mectliitf will bo held In the National Bank IihII tonight, when expert engineers will present pl.ms adopted for the light nenlnst a sewer rnto lncre.ii'c. i The (Irst lieirltiK will be held before the Tublle t'lillly CommlBslon In tlio Camden ConrtlioiiFc on Wcilnnsday. Citlzcnn here, liendod by Borough Council and the Collingswood Civic Association, will op pose tlio sewerage compatiy'ft rnlno In rnles ntid will endeavor to show that the town should be tillowcd to own Its own Military sowcrago system and disposal plant. On Tuesday the municipal water plant fight hearings will be continued In Ti en toft. Many citizens will go to the capital Jh the Interests of a municipal water plant. The hearing Is given by the New Jersey Wnt,r Supply Commission. Solici tor Kiancls D. Weaver, of the borough, has prepared arguments from the citizens' viewpoint. The thlid healing will bo granted to the rublle Service Railway Company by tlio !orough Council. The company asks the right to coiibtruct a load and a trolley line through part of West Collingswood In order to shorten the route.- from Cam den to Iladdon Heights and West Col lingswood by nearly 13 minutes. The town demands certain street paving from the company for the franchise. GIRL ROCKING CRADLE SHOT TWICE BY INFURfATEPUNT Woman Accuses Her of Stealing Husband and Boy( NUW VORK, Sept. 2.1,-As she rocked a cradlo last night In an apattment at -S53 West jesd street, Sclma Straumc, 19 cftrs old, was shot twlco by her aunt, .Mrs. Augusta Rotlgers, of lot West i52d street. The gill Is In the Washington Heights Ho&pltul with a wound In her right tem ple. Tito first bullet went through her Imlr. Mm. HotWcra Is locked Up, charged with, mid admitting, felonious assault, I.lttlo more than a year ago Sirs. Red der!) Bent for Selma to come to this country. She felt socuie In the affections of Waldemcro Rodgers, and a child, n boy seven and a half yonis old, seemed a tie that would contlnuo their relations. Soon, however, Wnldemere's affection for his vlfo begnn to untie, and finally Mrs. Rodgers left him, with the understanding that she was to have the custody of tlio boy. Apparently she has never had physical possession of the child for last tilght father and son went down from the apartment of Mrs, Annn I'lostln, lih sister, with whom lie has lived since tlio separation, and thcto was a quarrel at the place where tho mother has been em ployed as a seivant. When the pair left Mrs. Rodgers fol lower with a revolver. At the lGJd street house she laiiK the boll and the door was opened by her son. llrushlnft by him she stalked Into tho room where Selma was rocking tho Infant child of Mrs. Hostln, who is a widow. Without a word Mrs. Rodgeis took tho revolver from tho folds of her dress nnd opened lire. At the recond shot Selma fell unconscious. Two detectives soon reached tho house. 'Mrs. Rodgeis was standing on tho stoop walling for them. As she handed the re volver to them she said that she had shot tho girl who had stolen her lunsband nnd boy. That was all sho would say as she was led to a cell. BIG DECREASE IN EXPORTS ILLINOIS PROSPEROUS War Brings Good Tlmos and Farm ers Thrive. BIiOOMINGTON. III., Sept. 26. AVhlle other paits of tho United Stales and of the world In general are complaining of li.ird times brought nbout by the war. fiich N not the case In this State. Illi nois has been blessed with bountiful crops. Wheat Is abnormal, while oats nnd corn are up to the average. livery mill In tho State Is profltlni; from the eftects of the war. o Factories which were suspended are on full time, ordeis are coming for Fhoos for the armies of Kurope. and thousands of horses have been bought In central Illinois by British and French nrmy agents and shipped to tho Continent. WOMAN'S BODY MUTILATED Fragment Found in the Delaware and Raritan Canal at Trenton. TRKXTON. N. J., Sept. M. A section of a woman's body was found yesterday Pi i he Delaware and Raritan Canal at this place, and tho police have taken ilmn,e of it to make an Investigation. Tin gruesome find was wrapped In a woman's clothes, outsldo of which was a largo pii'co of wrapping paper with tho name fhlet & Van Oraft Company, 811 Js'orth I.awienco sticct, Philadelphia. 'Ibis paper had been .sent to the Knter piiso cigar store In this city. mo ponce are se.ircning me city loug leiun If any woman is mlsMng buie. jfltttJ Ki TEACHERS GO TO SCHOOL I 0. Effects of European War Show Trade At Standstill. WASHINGTON. Sept 2C. Tremendous decreases In Amorlcan trado during August, resulting from war In Europe, were shown In dotnll yesterday by com parisons of the Department of Com merce with tho business of ono year ago. Export trade to Germany practically came to a standstill, while that to Franco and Great Britain hns not been so seriously Interrupted, showing only a comparatively smalt decrease. Trado to Belgium and that to Argen tina, which depends largely on foreign shipping, suffered heavily. The decrcaso In August's export trade to Europe as a whole amounted to JM 3M,fil9. The ef fect of war upon American Import trade was not so great. La-it month It amount ed to $120,7G7,R0O. compared with $137,C51, 553 in August, 1U13. SPURNED $50,000 FOR GIRL Son of Wealthy Pasadena Man Wed's Despite Big Bribe. I.OS ANGELES, Cal., Sept. 2I.-Outwlt-tlng his wealthy father and tho guards. Lester Crawford, 19. of Pasadeno, and Miss Laura Koppe, his sweetheart, have succeeded In getting married. This news was learned Friday In Pasadena. Crawford withstood arrest and incar ceration In sanatorlums In his obedience to Cupid. The admission was made by (Mrs. Asa P. Brown, grandmother of the girl, that the marrlnge took place two weeks ago. The pair got out of sight six weeks ago. The elder Crawford, millionaire, of Pasa dena, who. It Is said, offered his son S50, 000 to glvo up the girl, could not bo seen, Mrs Crawford received the news of the marriage several days ago. According to Mrs. Brown, the young couple are In British Columbia. AMERICA NEXT IF GERMANY WINS, DECLARES KIPLING Poet's Roply to Virginia Editor Says U, S, Is Unprepared. ' STAUNTON, Va,, Sept. 28. On September B the Staunton News printed some verses by Dr. Charles Minor Blackford, an associate editor, addressed to Rudyard Kipling, calling attention to the apparent Inconsistency of his atti tude of distrust of Russia as shown In hlu welNknown poem "The Truce of the Benr," nnd, his present advocacy of the alliance between Russia and Great Ilrltuln. A copy of the verses was sent to Mr. Klplln?, nnd the following reply has 'been received from him! "Bateman's Burwash, Sussex. "1 am much obliged for your verses of September I. 'The Truce of the Bear,' to which the.v lefer, was written 16 years ago, In 189S. It denlt with a situation nnd a mennre which have long since pascd nwnv nnd with Nsucs that are now quite dead. The present situation as far as Eng land Is concerned, it Germany's delib erate disregard of tho nautrallty of Bel gium, whose Integrity Germany a well ns England guaranteed. She haB filled Belgium with every sort of horror and atrocity, not In the heat of pasilnn. but ns a part ,nf a settled policy of terrorism. Her ijowed obJect is the conquest of I'hirope on these lines. "As you may prove yourself If you will consult her literature of the last gen eration, Germany Is the present menace, not to Kurope nlone, but to the whole civilized world. If Germany, by any means. Is victorious, you can rest as sured that It will be a very short time before she turns her attention to the United Ktntes. If you could meet the refugf es from Belgium flocking Into Eng land nnd have the opportunity of check ing their statements of unimaginable atrocities nnd barbarities studiously com mitted, you would, I am sure, think as seriously on these matters ns wo do, and In your unpreparedness for modern war you would do well to think very seriously Indeed. "Yours truly, "RUDYARD KIPLING." LAWYER HELD FOR FORGERY Onca Reputed Millionaire Accused of Passing Worthless Check. NEW YORK, Sept. 26,-Hcnry Zelmcr. once a lawyer and Inter reputed to be a millionaire manufacturer of artificial .flowers and feathers, was In the llnc-up at pollco headquartors yesterday, having been arrested on a charge of forging tho name of an old business friend to a check for $30. Ho was arraigned later in Jef ferson Market Court and held by Magis trate Slmmfl for examination today. The police say he was admitted to the bar in Albany in 1R64, and that at ono time he was In the olflce of D. Cady Her rlck. Later he made his million In busi ness, and along about 189i resumed the practice of law, specializing In, divorce cases. Ills methods brought htm Into con flict with the law and ho was sentenced to 10 years In Sing Slngr. Since his re lease he has lived, It Is said, on the fa vor of merchants who knew him in his prosperous days. SUIT FOR $1,064,265 Trespasser Took Ore From Other's Claim, Is Charge. DENVER, Col.. Sept. 2G. Judgment for J1.C64.265 was asked In a suit brought here by Charles M. Becker against the Christmas Gold Mining Company. The claim represents part of the value of gold ore alleged to have been taken from the Christmas claim In the Cripple Creek district by the Golden Cycle Mining Com pany, of which John T. Mllllken, a St. Louis capitalist. Is president. Agricultural Experts Give Instruc tion in Garden Work. BOSTON, Sept. 20. Ronton teachers ivent to school today. Professors from Misachusetts Agricultural College weio their teaehers. A meeting of all the teachers In the clt was hehl at tho Normal School building. Agricultural professors ad dressed the teachers In garden woik, which is to be one of the studies In the public schools this winter. The Ho.ud of Education has leased sev eral plots of land throughout tho city, where gaidenlng will be taught tho school children. $ramsras I Y Telephone r Your Want Ads today for the Sunday PUBLIC LEDGER Walnut or Main 3000 p i . j Sj FRANKLIN-LIGHT SIX Goes 100 Miles on Low Gear TO DEMONSTRATE THE EFFICIENCY OF THE FRANKLIN DIRECT AIR COOLED MOTOR Test made on September 24 by Franklin dealers throughout the United States. Wc chose for our route Bethlehem Pike, through Allentown, Easton, finishing at Delaware Water Gan 1th following results: . wajj, with following results Distance, 100 miles. Time, 6 hours 55 minutes. Lubricating oil used, 1 gallon. Gasoline used, 12 gallons. Motor on car was not stopped nor was transmission out of low gear or clutch released durine the entire distance. Flguring difference in gear ratio this equals 336 miles on high gear, or an average of 48 miles ner hour for nearly seven hours; also equaling 28 miles per gallon of gasoline, 340 miles on gallon of cylinder oil. WE HAVE AFFIDAVITS TO THESE FACTS. Sweeten Automobile Company 3420 Chestnut Street Phone, Baring 1200 U GRAIN EXPORTS INCREASE August'September Records This Year Better Than in 1013, Grain exports for August nnd September of this year nro In excess of tho ilgurcn for the same months last yenr In splto of the war In Kurope. Karly next week n. stilt further Increase will be recorded when tho British steamship Oaklands Orange sails with 400.000 bushels of until, believed to be tho Inrccst enrfro of that commodity ever shipped from Hils port to Kurope. Carerocs totaling l,f.93,C3t bushels were shipped front this port In 20 vessels In August. 1913. This year but (lino shlM sailed with cargoes of 811,721 bushels, ow Ins to the slump brought nbout oV tho war. Shipping for a time was virtually nt a standstill and rates became ulmost prohibitive. Since AuuuBt there has been n notice able Improvement In conditions and every day the pxporta have been Increasing. So far 13 vessels have sailed this month, car rying groin cargoes of 1,151,610 as com partd to cargoes totnllng 1,117,321 bushels taken from the port In September of 1913 In 18 vessels. $13,000 JEWELRY STOCK LEFT IN A SUBWAY CAR Dealer's Son Forgets About Parcel Containing Precious Gems. NEW YORK, Sept. 2i.-Tlio entlio stock of the jeuelry store of Abraham nitter, 51S Willis avenue, tho Uronx, was left on a dontown subway ex press last Saturday night when the Jeweler and his son left the trnln nt the 96th street station. Mr. Itltter places his losss nt $13,00i). Not until Wcdnesdny did the Jeweler notify the police of his loss. Tho val uables were In a box, nnd consisted of diamond rings, diamond brooches and diamond and pearl lavaltlcrcs. Mr. RItter takes his stock homo with him over Sunday, as burglaries havo been frequent In the neighborhood of his store. Late on Saturday night lw boarded a downtown express with his son, and tho latter was given the box containing the Jewelry. Tho son placed the box on the sent1 and It was forgotten when the pair left the train. Interborough detectives nnd prlvat'1 sleuths aro working with tho pollco to recover the Jewelry. ( DANIELS TAKES ORDERS Couldn't Send Destroyer Away in Captain's Absence. AMJANV, 8ep"t, 26.-Sccrctary Daniels received a lesson In naval etiquette tho other day, when, according to tho story told at the waterways convention, he boarded the destroyer McDougall, moored to Recreation 1'lcr, and ordered that she he moved to penult tho Berkshire to land 1090 delegates to the convention. "Sorry," said (he boatswain, who was In charge "but, Captain Palmer's ashore, nnd we can't move." "But I'm Secretary Daniels." "J know" It, sir, and I'm sorry, sir, but the captain Is In command here, and until he comes back the vessel can't be moved." "But If the captain should drop dead," asked the Secretary. "Sorry, sir I niean I'm glad, sir; that Is, I ii in glad th.lt he ain't dead, but If he was, that might be dllTeiont." Tho destroyer staged nt the pier. GEMS LOST ON AUTO RIDE $18,000 Package of Newport Woman Strangely Disappears. BOSTON, Sept. 2G.-Jowo!ry valued nt JI8.000. the property of Mis. Haloid Brown, of Newpot t. It. I., which disap peared Friday, Is being sought by the Police. Mrs. Brown arrived from I'urope on the Cnnoplc Friday and gnvc a bag containing the genm to her business agent, frank Mntteson, of Providence. Ho says he had the bag with him when ho entered an auto nt the pier, but that It .was gone when he reached Mrs. Brown's hotel. DUMB WAN "CUSSED" HER Wife of Muto Tells Court Husband Made Her Miserable. PITTSBURGH, Sept 26.-Belng "cussed" by a mute husband and chased by him, armed with dead mice, were the causes to strain the marriage bond to breaking, averred Mrs. Mary Dsther Reed, of Craf ton, a suburb, speaking of Alexander Reed In her suit for divorce, which was heard yesterday. Tho court Inquired with keen Interest how n husband who was n mute could "russ" her. Site said he did It by means of harsh or high and angry squeaks. ,TS for the mice, he would come Into her presence with n dead mouse dangling from his fingertips. Sho would run; he would chase her. Reed took the stand, nnd. facing an Interpreter, denied with a whirl of digits that he ever "cussed" nt his wife. Ills fingers declared Mint he didn't know nny swear words cer tainly had never heard any. IIo also made Indignant gestlculntory denial con cerning the dead mice. Decision Is pending. EUROPEAN WAR HAS COST U. S. RED CROSS $286,000 DRIVER GRADY SUSPENDED ONE DEAD IN FIRE Sixty Persons Bcscucd From Burning Industrial Home. Bf FtWJ.O, Sept. 2iS One mull Is dead fllwl anvninl nnrnnna fitr. pnit.i.tnrl hi'ual.n, I ns the lesult of a fire which destroyed the Snlvatlon Army Industrial Home, .1 foui -story block In the heart of tho wholesale district, early today. Firemen lescued CO persons trapped In the burning building. PYTHIANS INVALE 'PBISCO SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 38. Fifteen bundled Knights of Pythias arrived In San Francisco tcday from the central nnd northern parts of the State, bring ing with them a class of 200 candidates to receive the ranks of the order at Pythian Castle. Grand Chancellor Miller nnd other grand officers will tuku an active part In tho work. Philndelphlan Barred For Season by Grand Circuit Judges. COMIMBL'S, O.. Sept. 20.-1. Grady, the prominent Philadelphia driver, re ceived a suspension which holds good until the end of the uenson fiom the C'rand Circuit Judges yesterday. The olllclnls' ruling occurred nftcr the finish of the 2:05 paco event, In which Fred Jamison drove R. H. Brett In Grady's stead. The horse fax also barred for the scuBon. 7 Cleveland Honors the Horse CLKVHl-A.VD, O. Sept. 26. Today whs woik-liorse dav in eh vcliind. A parade through the downtown section was enjoyed by all except the work horses. Members of the Cleveland Work Horse Panicle Association were busy along the line of march selling tagB to raise a fund of $5000 to buy nn automo bile ambulance for Injured, sick and crippled work horses. Motorcycle Factories Busy BIRMINGHAM, Eng., Sept. 20 Tho value of tho motorcycle In warfare has been demonstrated to such an extent on the Continent Hint the War OIIlco has put In a rush order to a local firm for an additional 3(KJ of the machines. The motorcycle manufacture! s are work ing night nnd day. 171 Surgeons nnd Nurses, nnd 08 Carloads of Supplies Sent Abrond. NEW YORK, Sept 28. The Notional Red Cross Soclt Mb made public through the New York ofllce a pnrtlnl estimate of the expenditures to date and obligations Incurred slno tho beginning of the war. This shows that the society hns spent approximately J2W,- CO0. The total receipts to date have been J $12o.OOO. The total cost of sending it sur geon or nure to Kurope nnd maintaining each there for six months Is estimated at Jlioo. Important Itemized expenditures are: For transportation of I7l surgeons nnd nurses from their homes to New York, by sea to Europe, by land from ports of debarkation to destination In Fusland, France, Germany, Austria, Scrvla nnd Russia, Including outfits of uniforms, per' sonnl equipment nnd salaries and sub sistence for six months nml return to Fnlted States, also transportation of 35 carloads or hospital nnd surgical supplies, 20u,uifl. Purchase of hospital and sur gical supplier, jio.OiX): special funds given for transmission to specified European Red Cross societies and other especial!' Indicated purposes, $10,000 The New York Stnto brunch of the Red Cross, .fnrob H Schlff. treasurer, has talsed to date JI7O,!)03. The Belgian Re lief Fund Is tr1.K1. The Merchants' Asso ciation fund for the Red Cross hns reached $2151. The fund for the Ameri can Ambulance Hospital In Paris Is $-.7.W2.9'. Seven pnyslclnns sailed today on the Olympic for service on the staff of tho Aineilcan Ambulnnre Hospital In Paris. The volunteers are Dr. Richard Derby, of 9W Park avenue, connected with St. I,uko-s Hospital: Dr. J. V. Hogilct, -JO East 83d street, connected with Bellevue Hospital; Dr. A H Dtigdale. of Omaha, Neb., nnd Dr. Metier Blaliehard, or Co lumlnn, Ohio, both of tlio Hudson Street Hospital: Doctor ('urn. of the New York Hospital; Dr. Benjamin Joblons, 21G East I Fifteenth street. St. Mark's Hospital, and Dr. Lester Robeis, 200 West .".3th street, Bellevue Hospital. Doctor Derby and Doc toi lloguet will be nccompnnled by their wives. Mrs. Derby was formerly Miss Ethel Roosevelt, a daughter of Colonel Roosevelt. 1 1 English Author on Police Force LONDON. S'-pt. 2.-'hcn the first biff demands were made on the public for army volunteers. It practically cleared out London's police force and many notnblcs who weru too old to go to war volunteered to src as special policemen. Among tho first of those volunteers was Robert Hlch ens, the noted author and pla ; wright. 1915 Chalmers "Master Six" $2400 Our Demonstrating Car is Here ft "J. " fc.- .5"l. I I Kl 1 id .iY":fT:3 $zr? ($m t&& S3&2 1 i I New 7 'Passenger Touring Car, $2400 Again the "Master Six" of Them All For those who seek the fullest luxury of power and size in a motor car we offer this 7-passenger model of the 1915 Chalmers "Master Six." 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