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n&pErWipvqm'A U.S. AGENTS AFTER MEN WHO STOCKED NORWEGIAN BOATS i Government to Hunt Out and Punish Men Who Violated Neutrality by Furnishing Supplies to Cruisers. Violators of President Wilson's neutral Hy proclamation or persona who were re sponsible for the placing on board the Norwegian steamships Fram nnd Som merstad, at this port, coal and ship sup plies destined for German warships are to be prosecuted. Special agents of the Government are now Investigating the caseo In order to fix the responsibility, and a special com mission Is to bo appointed either by the President or upon a Congressional resolu tion to conduct a rigid Inquiry Into the affair, to mcto out proper punishment Shipping men ,icr0 vigorously de nounced thoso wheso namos have not bcn divulged for having any part in the transaction. They declared that a matter of this kind was likely to In volve the United States In another Ala bama case. The general cargoes of the Fram and the Sommerstad havo been discharged Ipon the Municipal Pier at Dock street; Whero they aro now awaiting claimants, Thn bunker coal, nearly G00O tons of It, which the German cruisers Karlsruhe snd Dresden would have burned In chasing merchant vessels In WcBt India waters, had not the plans gono awry. Is being lightered In midstream. While the lusty longshoremen were dis charging the general cargo of foodstuffs 11 rumor was circulated on the pier that some of the bags and boxes supposed to contain coffee and biscuits wore loaded with explosives. This caused consterna tion nmong them for n time. Hut the failure, of each carefully handled package tb divulge shells or powder soon quieted Jors. No ammunition was discovered. The Sommerstad has been rcchnrterod to cairy cotton and oil cake frcftn Gal Teston to Scandinavian porta nnd will leave hero tonight, In ballast, for the former port. Captain Axelscn, her mas ter. Is much rcTteved that the other cargo, which threatened to get him In serious trouble, was lying snugly on the ploi's. fie said he did not regret losing the large bonus offered him for Its de livery. U. S. AGENTS LOOK UP RAISE IN FOOD PRICES. Bpoclal Inquiry in This Section Being 1 Mndo by Inspector Wllinmson. Special Investigations Into the recent Jump In food prices In the section of Philadelphia, Camden nnd near-by towns which secure their supplies fiom the Philadelphia markots, am now bc lig made by agents of the Department of Justice, under P.ush Williamson, spe cial agent of the department, who camo to this city several weeks ago from Washington. WHIIumson was sent hero Immediately following the price Increase of food stuffs following the outbreak of the European war, to work In connection Rlth the nntlon-wldo food Investigation ordered by the President. The woik for :he Philadelphia district Is b"!ng con Juotec' by .Ws-IMnnt District Attorneys John II Hall and Ildwaul S. Kremp. Special attention Is being pild to the prices In Camden. X. J., of foodstuffs bought In the Phllndflphla maikets. While no report on the woik an far ns It has progrcistil In toady, It Is under stood that nn effort has been made by Special Agent Wllllamcou to determine If fixing of fooil piitos In Ph.Indeiphla, Camden and other nenrby cities results from any ngieement among denlcts In this city. Several Phllnd' lphl.i rommlsblon homes, suspected ot lii-lntr lendeis In tl'la 'hold up" nn fopiMui hnve ipcelvijil an Inkllnr of the lirvstlgatlons going on, and as a result prices have drrppcri. Xo one connecttd with the rpccla! Investigation would soy whetner any Indictments Were likely to be sought by the Government as the rcMilt of tbo invertlratlnn, but It Is bcllcvc-d that Williamson, who visited Washington several days ago, will Involve certain Philadelphia firm" who were In on the grab, but who havo since fought clear of any connection with the ring. Attorney Grnernl Gregory, In directing special nttrntton to Camden prices on foodstuffs slrco the recent big Jump in price", believes that this Held offers ntl vartapes for such nn Investlgnt'on In that It will scrutinize In a comparatlvelv small territory trade directly ascertainable as Interstate commerce. lo'Vernl officials In the Federal Hulld lng this morning said, that while tho In vestigation has been going nn as secretly as pjsilblc for some time. It was far from finished, and things have already cropped up that are sufficient to continue the Inquiry. CARMELITE NUNS AWARD CONTRACT FOR CONVENT Building First of Group on Tract at Oak Lane. The cloistered Order of Carmelite Nuns today awarded the contract for the erec tion of Us new convent building on Old York road. Oak I.ane, to Melody & Keat ing. The building will be followed later by the erection of a group of similar buildings on tho four-and-n-half-ncre tract owned by tho sisters. Ground will soon be broken for the convent, which will he two nnd a half stories high; frontnge. 41 feet; depth, 111 fet, and n wing 40 by 15 feet It will be thoroughly modern In archi tecture and equipment. On tho llrst tloor will be the chapel, cloister, Inner sacristy and community rooms, together with tris screened sanctuary In which tho nuns attend religious services. The kitchen and dining room will be In the base ment and the quarters of the nuns on the second floor. Mnglnnls fiz Walsh, of noaton, ,re the architects. The Carmelite Order Is entirely con templative, and members of the body nave no outside communication with tho outside world, even visitors must tnlk to jnem with a screen Intervening. They have been located In Philadelphia about ten years, llrst establishing themselves t Seventeenth and Poplar streets, later removing to West Philadelphia, and finally through rapid growth In membership to tneir present commodious quarters In Oak Lane. BIG WAGON CRUSHES MAN Victim Caught Between Wheels and Railway Station Walls. William Krush 3M2 Delhi street, had " hip and leg broken nnd received In ternal Injuries toda, whin a wagon fd him against a platform of the mladclphla and rtcadlug Hallway freight station at N'ew Market nnd I'.illowhlll streets He is In the ltoonrvelt Hospital. Howard McMeese. of Fish House, N. J., onver of the wagon, which was backing t the time Krush was Injured, was ar Tmlgned before Magistrate Hogg and held ID ISO) hall for a fm tho. hurln. xiinesi.es say the accident was un-.voidable. EVENING LEDaEBFHII;ADELPHTAt WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1914- Hi' ' ... . ' "-w. ... . - - - ' r , MAN WITH SHEARS CHIPS BRAID OF SCHOOL GIRL Feels Tug ftt Hair 'and Turns nu Man Flees. Terrorised girls and women who havo been made victims of a man who clips their hair, aro again fearful of an at-, tack from the vandal who has now made Ills appearance. In Germantown. The latest victim of his shears Is Gertrude Wonder, a 16-year-old school Rlrl, who resides nt C2li Germantown avenue. She was approached last Mon day evening by a tall, slender stranger, on Germantown avenue, near Herman street, who clipped n 6-Inch brnld from her hair before she was aware of It. The girl was on the wav tn visit friends. She felt a tug nt her hair, and, ! turning, heard the shears drop to tho shiowbik as tne man who welldod them ran up the street. Her braid was lying near the shears. Miss Wonder became hysterical and Tan home. When her fnllmr arrntn. pnnled her to tho scone of tho nttnek neither hair nor shenrs were to bo Been. Special policemen from tho German- i town station aro Investigating the case. iney nave a full description of tho clipper, and It Is thought his nrrost will follow soon. Tho police bcllovo him to be the rnme man who terrorized persons In various parts of the city some time ago. HIE BLASTS OJF "SCHOFAR" PROCLAIM END OF FAST MRS. RACHEL ROGERS WILLS 'ESTATE TO HER CHILDREN Only Two Small Bequests Reserved rom Fortune Valued Near ?100,000. Knchcl Wlster rtogers, who died nt Navahoe and Springfield streets, Chest nut Hill, September H, bequeathed the bulk of her estnto, valued at less than $100,000, In equal shares to a dnuchter. Mabel It. alllrd, and a son, Hnrry D. Kogers. The only other bequests In the will, which was admitted to probate today, are $100 to tho Germantown Dispensary and $100 to a friend. Edgar W. Balrd Is executor of tho estate. The Children's Hospital, 22d and Wal nut streets, will rccclv C$2000 from the $12,900 estate of Lucy Jones, 2G40 South Klghth street, nccordlng to the terms of the- will, admitted to probate today. Thu lcslduc of the estate Is distributed In private bequests. Other wills probated are: Hannah J. Fildenberg 1612 Franklin street, whoso estate amounts to $3S,600; Snmucl Baern copf, 1157 Lcldy avenue, $20,000! Knthryn C. Hnlrd, 1011 North C3d street, $7100; Su san Patterson, 84S North Twelfth street, $5S0O. letters of administration were granted today In the following estates: Matilda !.. Kirk 1SI0 North Eighteenth street 53000; Aurclla A. Harkness, 002 Carlisle s'reet, $2600. Personal property of Alfred IF. I.ove has been appraised at $3633 01. SAFETY CARNIVAL OPEN UNTIL SATURDAY NIGHT Corporations Supply Fund to Keep Convention Golnff Several Days More. Tho carnival and convention of safetv In Convention Hall, Broad street and Allegheny avenue, will remain open until Saturday night. This was brought about through the liberality of a number of leading corporations, which subscribed to a fund of JWCO to prosecute the edu cational work In order that children and parents may lecelve the benefit of safety instructions. The companies who subscribed to thn fund aro the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, Bell Telephono Company, I'nlted (las Improvement Company. Glr.ud Life Insurance Company of Phil adelphia, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. E-iultablc I.ifc Assurance So ciety, tho Curtis I'tibllshlng Coinp.inv, Philadelphia illuetric Company, Pathe scope Company, Finley A or Company, Cinnc's Ico Cream Company nnd George W. Jn'js & Co. Tn make the carnival more attractive a change of program Is piomlsed each day. Cclnnel Hoo.sevclt, who will arrive In Philadelphia tomorrow night, has been Invited to make nn nddress at the car nival. The managers express the belief he will be present. A special arrangement hns been made for students of tho Central High School, Northeast Mnnual Training High School, Girls' Normal School nnd all the district high schools to appear In a demonstration for Thursday's program. Director Porter will speak tonight on "The Magnitude and Importance of Philadelphia's 'Saffty-Flibt Movement." Dr. John Price Jackson, Commissioner of tho l't nusylvaiiia Department of Labor and Industry, will Break on the Importancu of safety methods ns applied in I'urope. Ho has recently returned from the war zone and he will describe his experiences. Dr. Francis Patterson has volunteered to glvii n. talk nccompanled by lantern slides on "Safety In our Industries." BIG OYSTER OUTPUT LOWERS LIVING COSTS Prospects Favor Record-Breaking Season Say the Dealers, The oyster output for the season Is to bo a record-breaker, according to Phila delphia wholesale dealers, This Is a food which will not be affected by war prices so Philadelphia housewives may tako comfort In the fact that there Is to be a substitute for meats If tho prices con tinue to soar, a nourishing substitute at moderate cost. Edgar T. Hill, one of the larger Phila delphia wholesale dealers, stated today that never In his experience had the re ports from tho oysterbeds been so en couraging. Maurice River mediums and large are plentiful nnd of flno flavor, whllo reports from tho Chlucnteaguo Island beds In Virginia, which furnish utmost 50 per cent, of tho Philadelphia supply from November until April, show that tho output from that sourco may exeved that of previous ears by from 10,000 to 15.000 barrels. MISSIONARY BODY MEETS Methodist Society Holds Its Quar terly Sessions Today, The quarterly meeting of the Women's Home Missionary Society of Philadel phia opened today at Christ Methodist Episcopal Church 35th and Hamilton streets, and will continue until tonight. A luncheon was served at noon. Following aro the speakers and their subjects: Miss Wlnette .Stack, "Deacon ess Work"; Mrs. Charles N. Hlckle, "General Work", Mrs. C. M. Katon. "Philadelphia Conference Work"; Miss Helen Hobard, "Young People's Work." The lluanclal report was submitted by Mrs. K. F. Burnett. Ft was announced that the annual meeting of the society and thu banquet will be held November 11 nnd 1- ut the Church of the Advocatu In Gernidtitown SMALL FIRE SOON PUT OUT A small lire In the home of I.ouls J. Kurdher. at the northeast corner of Thirteenth and Lombard streets, early this morning was extinguished by Kurd her and "other occupants of the houya after they had llrst lied to the street In their night clothing. The blaze was confined to the kitchen and is believed to have been started by a candle that was overturned or burned down. The lo In iibout $10. . . .... ... -. l .1.- t-i ! i-t.r,-" The conclusion of the Day of Atonement will be announced at sunaown toaay ay mc piuwuiS ui at"u"" from the altar. This will be the last rite performed in the long series of prayers which mark the observance of the holiest day In the Hebrew year. FEW CANARIES COME NOW SINCE THE WAR STARTED Shipments From Germany Cease and the Prices Arc Mounting. Gome thlnss the Ocrmnti made beforo their trade was halted by the war We do not And It difficult to manufacture here: But when wo set tho fateful word that bars tho Deutsch canary bird From Import to the U. S. A., It make- the proipect drear. None would object but nrltons If this warfare should deparrow u: . , But loBlnK the canary bird Is surely bound tc harrow us. The European war has cut off the sup ply of cannry birds. The birds come from the Ilnrtz nnd St. Andrewsbcrgor Moun tains In the heart of the war country. The hlrds are extremely scarce In Phila delphia. - The regular Importation of the "golden throated songsters," as they are termed In the cntalogueii, ceased with the start of the war. It is reported that a large nhlpv nt has been finally stnrted to this city n om Holland, whence It had been sent overland from Germany, but there Is no hope of being able, the dealers say, to satisfy the demand which is al ways greatest at this time of year and during the holiday season. One fancier said todav that In other years he hns had from 4C0 to BOO birds In stock, but that now he has less than 100. "I enn't get any more anywhere at any rrloe," he said. "Of the one shipment that has gotten through I was able to procure four dozen. What will happen to tho Christmas trade when ordinarily I sell 700 birds T do not know. In conse quence. Instead of being able to offer the cheapest birds ns low ns $1.75, the mini mum price Ifl now $3 CO." Bird seed, cuttlefish and othor bird foods, nil of which are Imported, have Jumped greatly In price. A few months ago a pound of bird seed sold wholesale for J4 cents. The quotation today Is 114 i:ents. CHURCHMEN TOLD TO FIGHT AGAINST SALOON AT POLLS United Brethren Clergyman Urges Fight as in Virginia. United Brethren clergymen of Pennsyl vania were urged to fight against the sa loon and to use their Influence to elect men to the State Legislature and Senate this autumn who will vote for no-llcenso at the opening session of tho 115th an nual meeting of the Pennsylvania Con ference, held In the Second United Breth ren Church, 5Dth and Catharine streets. The nppeal for work In the campaign was made by the Rev. Dr. J. P. Funk houser of Ilnrrlsburg, Vo., who told how church members had waged the big bat tlo In his State that resulted In Its vot ing "dry1' last week. He declared Penn sylvania must expect a fight just as big, and stnted he was confident that the United Brethren ministers would be found in the front ranks when the batlo was on. The meeting last night was preliminary to the formal opening of tho conference this morning, when Bishop W. M. Week Icy, of Pnrltersburg, W. Va., presided. The conference Is to last until next Mon day. It Is the first time the organization has convened In Philadelphia. The Rev. S C. Enck. pastor of the Sec ond Church, Is the host of the visitors. There aro 86 clergymen In the conference, and It is expected that about 200 dele gates will attend. ENEMIES BLAMED FOR FIRE Mnn Certain They Set Fire to His Stable. Enemies, whom Joseph Cclmer de clares want to ruin him, are thought to have set fire to his stable at 3605 Salmon street early today. The loss was more than $600. Tho blaze was discovered by Raymond Butz, 3607 Salmon Btreet, who hastily donned some clothing and brake open the stable door In time to lead a horse to safety. Several wagons belonging to Celmer were destroyed. The stable was a one-story frame structure. According to Celmer. persons who wish tn ruin his business set fire to tho place. He Is rather vague In his denunciation, declaring he does not know who did It, but ho Is posltlvo his stable could not have burned unless some one set tire to It. He has not yet complained to the police. NEW YORK TEACHERS HERE Pay Visit to the University and Com mercial Museums. High school teachers In commercial and scientific brandies from the New York high schools visited the I'nlverslty of Pennsylvania and the Commercial Museum today nnd were tho guest, at luncheon of Provost Edgar V. Smith. The party Is In char principal of the School of Commerce. A revival of Interest In commercial education In New York city prompted the visit of the teachers to the local In stitutions. The teachers include repre sentatives ot thu Brooklyn Commercial High School, the Washington Irving High School, of Manhuttan; tho Morris nnd Evander Chllds High SchooW, of Bronx Borough; the Richmond High School and Newton High School, of Queens Borough. JEWSDELEBRATE DAY OF ATONEMENT THEWORLDOYER Religious Holy Day Noted on European Battlefields as Well as Mn the Local Synagogues. This Is "Yom Klppur," the Day of Atonement, also 'Tom, Hadln," tho Day of Judgment. Hebrews, scattered In their exile throughout tho world, today lay aside all their work and devote them selves to fasting and prayer, facing their God and pleading for another year of life and happiness. Even on the blood stained battlefields of Europe the 400,000 Jewish soldiers engaged In the various armies of the belligerent countries will lay aside their weapons, by special per mission of their commanders, and be neath the open sky, before hastily con structed altars of wood and stone, will offer prayer. The observance of Tom Klppur began last night with the singing and prayer of Kol Nldro In all synagogues. Upon their return to the placeB of wrorshlp this morning the worshipers will remain there during the entire day, leaving only for a brief respite at noon. In tho Or thodox synagogues many of thu wor shipers will remove their shoes as an expreFSlon of the thought that on this holy day no man may enter God's house rough shod. Fasting Is observed as an expression of self-denial and to aid tho worshipers In fixing their thoughts upon things spiritual. The fast will be concluded at sundown, after the prayer of Nehllah, followed by the blasts of tho "schofar" from tho altar, which will announce of ficially the close of tho day of atone ment. The "schofar" or horn Is blown accompanied by the prayers of tho con gregation. Soon after It resounds, the spirit of supplication and mediation vanishes nnd Is superseded by rejoicing and congratulations In the confidence that God will undoubtedly grant the prayers of His children. There were no sermons preached In any of the Orthodox synagogues, this not fac ing the cusiom, there. At Kencseth Israel, Rodath" Shalom and Adnth Jeshurun, reform sormons were preached by Rabbi Krauskopf, Rabbi Bcrkowltz and Rabbi Klein, respectively. At tho Beth El Synagogue, Rabb! Samuel Friedman officiated. At the Beth Israel Synagogue, Rabbi Marvin Nathan preach ed, white at the Mlkve Israel Synagogue the servlco was conducted by Rabbi Levi H. Elmalch. NOVELTIES IN PULPITS DEPLORED BY PREACHER Urges Reformation of Inactive Mem bers and Deacons Who Doze. The need of novelties in pulpits to In duce people to attend church was de plored by the Rev. Dr. Charles E. Mc Clcllan, rastor of Falrhlll Baptist Church, Fifth street and Lehigh avenue, late yes terday afternoon when tho North Phil adelphia Association of Baptist Churches assembled In his church to open Its fifty seventh annual celebration which Is to continue through today and tomorrow. Dr. McClellan urged that prayers be of fered for a great revival so that all the members might be active and the "dea cons would not sit through the services and doze." In the evening there was an enthusias tic meeting for the young people, when the Rev. Peter C. Crawford, pastor of Gethsemane Church; A. C. Moore and Thomas lavcsly made addresses. The association elected the following officers: Moderator, the Rev. F. C. Colby, Hut boro. Vco moderator, the Rev, William II Van Toor. Cluk. tho Rev. Clarence Larkin. Corresponding secretary, the Rev. A W. Anderson. Three Held on Robbery Charge Three young men were held in $0 ball each for court today by Magistrate Bole, at the Jsth streut and Lancastci avenue station, on th( charge of robbing tho cigar Phillips. Ml North are John Hippie, mond Bat ker, 321 Holly street, and Edward Haes. 41.'3 Mantua avenue 1 , ". , ... ,1, ' .. ' station, on tn cnarge oi roi ost hdgar P.. smith. The , rc,ory of jarnes E. Phil! e of Alexander L. Pugh. et (treet Tho prisoners nr New "iork City High m7 Mantua nenue. Hay Hiik TH COLLECT ?400 FOR RED CROSS ' Austin M. Purves. Jr.. and his brother . Dale, the two Chestnut Hill children who have been collecting fundd for the Amer- i k-an Red Crois Society, have secured over $100 slix-e beginning their campaign j They now declare that the S100Q murk must be reached. ' Reed-Bird Mackerel $1.00 A KIT Nicaragua Blend Coffee TM lamoui Mend lj the utmott la coffee quality at a rraiunable price ( MERRILL & HOPPER hk.uum; tiuminxi. mkuf.t blalU mi-XS Anil M Md C0UR.SE OF FALL LECTURES ARRANGED IN VIEW OF WAR Part of Schedule for Commercial Mu seum Deals With Europe. Some Important contributions to litera ture on the present var are expected to be made In the series of fall lectures scheduled by tho Commercial Museum, 34th street below Spruce. The series will be started with a description of "The Plcturcsquo Hudson," by Ernest A. Itced, of New York, October 3. Wilfred Schoff, secretary of the mu seum, will be tho first to speak on the lands In the war zone. He will lecture on "From Antwerp to Paris," October 4. On December 12 ho will speak on "Euro pean Boundaries In Modern History." Charles P.. Toothaker will be tho speaker December 5 on "Denmark In the New World." The rest of the schedule names the following speakers: Colonel Edwin A. Havers, on "The Mediterranean In His tory nnd Romance," October 17; Mr. Toothaker, on "Trinidad and Its Asphalt Lake," October 10; Mrs. Frank Wilde of this city, "Cochin China nnd the Ruins ot Cambodia," October 31; Mr. Schoff, on "The Rhino Land," November 7; Mrs. Harry C. Ostrander, New York, on "Mexico, the Egypt of the New World," November 14; W. L. Fisher, of tho mu seum, "America's Gifts to the World " November 21; Rev. Henry R. Rose, ot Newark, "With Longfellow in Evangeline Land," November 2S. and James W. Erwin, of San Francisco. "From tho tlolden Gate to Pugct Sound," Decem ber 10. BURNING CANDLE SETS JEWISH HOME AFIRE Elve Children Rescued From ihe Blaze by the Frantic Father. Five children were rescued from their burning home, 217 Montrose street, early this morning, when a fire was started by a candle burning In observance of the Jewish feast days. The father received a deep gash In his wrist smashing a window, nnd other Injuries when he jumped from the second floor window. The blaze was In the home of Jacob FInebcrg. He nnd his wife nnd five chil dren occupy the second floor. The third floor was occupied by his son-ln-lnw, Israel Greonberg, and the latter's wife. Morris Kaplan, 216 Montrose street, dis covered the fire on the first floor. Kaplan aroused the Inmates of the house by pounding on the door. Fineberg tried to escape by the stairway, but find ing his way blocked by smoke and flame ran to the second-story front window and smashed the window with his fist. The glass cut Into his wrist, severing an artery. Morrlfl Geventer, 23S Slontrose street, came along Just as Fineberg was about to drop his children from tho window. Climbing a rain spout to the coping of the ndjolnlng houe, Gcventer took the children fro mFlneberg. By this time the smoke coming from tho first floor was so dense that Fineberg, his wife nnd tho two remaining children were driven from the front window. Tho children and their mother were assisted to the roof of a shed in the ronr by Fine berg, who then became excited and, run ning to tho front second-story window, jumped out. Ho was taken to tho Penn sylvania Hospital In the automobile of Fire Chief Murphy. Firemen found tho entire first floor of the dwelling In flames when the arrived, but managed to prevent the spread of the fire to the upper floors. The candle, left burning on the table in celebration of th Hebrew holidays, had burned down and Ignited the cloth. MAN UNDER CAR UNHURT Negro Caught by Fender Escapes With Few Bruises. Though his body was dragged many feet and rolled over by a street car at Fifteenth street nnd Glrard avenue, Wash Ington Boyer, a Negro, 91 Watts street, suffered no further Injury than minor lacerations nnd bruises Ho was riding on a cart with diaries W. Jones, Intl Sebert street The two were driving east on Glrard avenue last night when nt Fifteenth street a trace broke. Tho sudden pull en thu cart jnlU'.t Boyer from his seat, and he full in tront of a street car He wat taken from behind the fender and kent to St Joseph's Hospital Phy sicians were amazed to find hU injuries so slight, and Buyer was sent home. 1 J Our Tile, Slate, Metal and Slag Roofs Are Standard RESIDENTIAL WORK A SPECIALTY Crescent Compound keens rnnf. watertight for five years, and is ' also Guaranteed. I Real Estate Roofing Co. 2343-2349 Wallace St. JJII Fojilar 1007 iCv(on Ract 1H1 CONVICTS OBSERVE YOM KIPPUR WITH SOLEMN SERVICES Thirty-eight Men, Guarded by Prisoner-c o m r a d e s , March to Synagogue at Eastern Penitentiary. Thirty-eight Jewish prisoners walked from a row of cells on the third tier of the Kastcrn State Penitentiary shortly after dawn this morning. Many of them stayed awake In their bunks for hours, waiting to bo released for the day, so that they could observe Yom Klppur, the Day of Atonement. Attired In their regular gray prison uniform nnd carrying their prayer shawls under their arms, the prlsonets lined up against tho wall on tho third tier"" They were waiting for the arrival of nvc other prisoners, nil of whom nre. serving 20 years, nnd who yearly assist Warden Hubert McKenty In arranging vho religious services. I'pon the arrival of the long-term men, tho prisoners mnrched four abreast out of the building Into tho yard. Followed by Waldon McKenty, they marched through tho yard until the reached tho loft wing. Two keepers opened a largo Iron gate, and tho prisoners entered a gray granite stone building v.hleh Is used us a syna gogue. They sat down on chairs and each held a Bible printed In Hebrew. Other persons held Bibles containing a translation of the Jewish praycrrs In Hncllsh. When all was ready to begin tho serv ices. It wns discovered that no rabbi or cantor was present. The prisoners begun to make Inquiries nmong themselves. A mnn 27 years old, whoso home Is up tho Stntc and who before being sent to prison ns a forger was a student nt n Jewish seminary, volunteered his services. Standing at the head of the group of prisoners, the student began tho services. After these had been partly finished, prnycrs were chanted for Warden Mc Kenty. Kvtry one of the 3S prisoners who ob served tho Hny of Atonement at the East ern State Penitentiary today Is fasting. As a matter of fact, they stnrted to fast at sunset on Tuesday. Warden McKenty has promised the pris oners a special dinner tonight after sun s. t. Then the fast will be broken. The supper wll' consist of roast beef, mnshed pr tntces, plenty of bread and possibly some cokes. In the afternoon the prisoners chanted a prayer In behalf of all the Jewish soldiers now on tho battlefield In Burope. Prayers were also said for deceased relatives. In the morning mall which reached tho prison there were many packages con taining prayer shawls for the prisoners. These were sent by mothers, brothers and slsteis of the prisoners. The prisoners will not return to their cells until tonight. They are guarded bj five of their fellow convict-comrades. ESCAPED PRISONER RETAKEN AFTER SENSATIONAL FLIGHT Man Fled From Abington Jail Amid Shots From Bluecoats. John Collins, who made a sensational escape from the Abington Jail three weeks ago, Is back In Jail today await ing trial at the October term of court at Norrlstown. Collins' getaway was made under the guns of four policemen, who pursued him for nearly a mile down Old York road, shooting their re volvers. He was captured in German town by Policemen Streeper and McKec, of the Abington force. Tho man was arrested three weeks ago on a charge of threatening to kill his brother. Magistrate Williams held him In $500 ball for court. Collins had served a term In prison for beating a mnn with a hammer some years ago, and at tho hearing he told policemen he would never go back to the peniten tiary. While Policeman Mcsser was taking him to a cell, the man suddenly turned upon the bluecoat, shoved him down a flight of steps and fled. Tour police men gave chase and fired Bcores of shots at Collins, but he made good his escape. He will bo arrn'gned again to day beforo Magistrate Williams. 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WEST CHESTEn, Sept. 30.-Senator Penrose cannot but feel that something: has gone wrong when he learns that the county Hcpubllcan Executive Commit tee, nt Its meeting here yesterday, for got to adopt resolutions In behalf of his candldncy nnd proclaim tho great service he hns performed for tho nation, ns hns always been the custom of the commit tee when' In session In the past. When one of the committeemen hinted sotto olco that a resolution be adopted pledging the Senator tho support of Ches ter County Hepubllcnns, he was quietly told that thero would be no resolution offered. In the meeting room there Is a large portrait of Doctor Brumbaugh, and also one of Mr. Penrose. At the closo of the proceedings, a largo group took a stand before the former's portrait and said nlco things of him, telling each other what they meant to do on November 3, In see ing that the Doctor got tho full votes of their respective precincts. Tho portrait of Penrose was unnoticed. Larry Eyre, always head and front of meetings of the County Committee, was present, nnd In a few words, fewer than he lias ever known to utter on such oc casions before, pointed to the great vic tory In store for the G. O. P. and urged every member to activity from now until the election. There was some applause on his rallying note, but It wasn't of tho whole-souled order that was once heard tn the committee, when Mr. Eyre called tho faithful to the party colors. The meeting was dccldedy 6hort In en thusiasm, aside from a warm feeling for Doctor Brumbaugh. Chairman Fred Mac Donald announced that Doctor Brum baugh would come Into the county bc tw en now and the close of the cam paign and he would speak at several places, and this announcement wns met with real applause. BETTER TRAIN SERVICE PROMISED WEST CHESTER Pennsylvania Railroad HeedB Protest of Citizens' Committee. As a result of a protest made to officials of the Pennsylvania Railroad by a com mittee representing commuters of West Chester against the action of the rail road in reducing the number of trains from this city to West Chester from 15 to '1 per day, which went Into effect on September IS, the Pennsylvania Railroad has decided to make certain changes In running of trains to afford West Chester better service, effective October 4. Three trains which formerly only went as far ns Paoll will be extended to West Chester. There trains leave Broad Street Station at 4:15, S:43 and 11:03 p. m. I'ndcr the new schedule these trains will ar rive In West Chester as follows: D:40, 10:10 and 12 CO p. m. Tialns arriving In this city S:49 a. m. weekdays, 12:13 a. m. except Mondays, and S:13 a. m. Sun days, will run from West Chester, leav ing T.3S a. m., 10.55 p. m. weekdays, and 0:o8 a. m. Sundays. Perry's Give a Different Kind of Service to Men A Perry customer writes to one of our salesmen: "Had been buying my clothes at for years, and I must say (not for any jolly) that I never had nearly so much atten tion shoivn me as you have shown" At Perry's For, this is a MAN'S store! Just Suits, Over coats, Raincoats, Mack inaws, trousers, vests, and such kindred outergarments for men and young men At Pcrrss $12, $15, $18, $20 for Fall and Winter Suits, Fall and Winter Overcoats whose equals for fit, style and price are found only At Perry's Perry & Co., "n.b.t: 16th & Chestnut Sts. noiMf a charm f lumtort ud u aaildat ihara U-rtntk env i..n. .. nt lh.it hat Mkdhed It tn nn Kit at njuru burnt nirir f en the ...in fmii ,.iltvikO MMTt'lt I IllZIIV MUHIMMCY (iaa Kiijin J- H f with ,ii namo twit, h luard i iiut-r tl. irl 1 ht ..utm liaft. tl. liulln I., lilt i; all IllilllU u.t.l .1 ( I Dlt S.VI K ()K KKVI' To uint I .t out at Ud ind ilray'i Kirr road. 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