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VOL. I KX)". 23
rJULADELnitA, ntlDAY, OCTOBER !, 11)14.
CoristonT, 10M, T Tn rcntto Lewis CoitriNT.
m H iS El H II S tTith
Director Porter Says October
19 Will Be Too Late for
Striking Off Names As
sessors' Lists Will be Used.
Director Porter today snld tlint County
Commls'lnner Moore. Powers nml Gor
man, In holding tip tlio prltitcil llM of
registered voters until October 19, when
It will be loo late to ntrlke off the tinmen
of any Illegal voters which tlio I'eiirose-McNIohol-Vnre
mnchhio may have Klip.
lied Into the lists this full, are not ob
serving the law. The law reiiulres. ho
said, that the, llts should be out by Oc
tober 1.1, or thice weeks liofoio election
The Director said that lm did not ac
cuse the County Commissioners of hold
ing up the lists In order to spite hint by
obstructing his police canvas.
"I would not say anything like that. '
said the Director. "The Cuiinty Cnninil
sioners enld that they mil I tint pet the
registration lists printed ber((te OcCber
33. The Board of Iteglstrntltm rotnnilx
sloners hn set aside October 19 as the
last day for hearing protests against leg.
Isteted voters.
"The TJoaul of Tleclstratlon Comml
Bloners and tho police In their tiuivm
must go ahead and do without 'lie reg
istration lists and use thp asoejisors' lists.
"We would prefer the registration llt.? of
course, as they show who .ictuallv regls
teied this fall."
Director Porter said that the police can
vass will be made whether the pi lined
lists are obtainable or not. A thnmtitrh
canvass of the hotels has been s'nrted
already, ho said
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Housewife .Saves $1.10 When She Goes A-buying There
And Dispenses With The Luxury of High-Priced
Delivery By Uniformed Messengers.
In the first inning Moran fouled off one of Bender's fast ones and was an easy out for Mclnnis, who ran up and caught the ball.
Miss Anna Cassidy Accuses Mr. Ar
tuckle Met at Movies.
Miss Anna Cassldy, of 2011 Arch street,
took a walk last night, fainted In Broad
street station, lost $91 from her purse
nnd ."Uled the arrest of her escort John
Artuckle. who .ays that ho lives on 15th
Htreet. near Walnut.
In all It was an eventful night for
Hiss Cassldy. as the police compelled
her to go to the station to piefer the
charge against Artuckle. She also ap
peared toda to press the charge.
Miss Cossldv felt lonely last evening
According to the police. Mio went to a
"movie" to quiet het nerves. There she
m,et Artwklc. Xllss Cassldy let him
carrv her purse, which held ?10t ami
some odd centu, she snv.-t.
At about .1 o'clock this morning Miss
Cassldy and Artucklo enteted Broad
Street Station.
Miss Cassldy Tainted whllo her pocket
book was in Artuckle's hands. Artuckle
Etood by her fanning her with the purs-'
A policeman arrived .Miss Cas-sidy re
covered. She grasped her pur.e an I
opened It. It onlv contained J10 and -i
few odd cents. She asked Artuckle for
the 91 which she said was missing. Ar
tuckle said he neir carried that mm h
money with him ot one time In his life
Miss Cassldv fainted again nnd Artuckl
was arrested.
A technical charge of dlsnrdorlv conduct
Is lodged against Artuckle. and he is
under J."00 bail for a furthr hearing to
morrow at the 15th and Vine streets station.
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By tho Investment of a little energy and
10 cents carfare, housewives can save
$1.10 every time they go to market. If
they arc particular and like to sco pro
visions ntnld artistic surroundings boforo
buying, then they must give up hope of
effecting thin economy. Dut It they simply
want the provisions on their merits', the
amount mentioned can be saved by those
who go to markot three times every week.
It Is generally known by those wlin
have been Investigating markets In Phil
adelphia nnd other cities that tho stylo
and convenience demanded by tho people
hnve been largely responsible for the high
cost of food. For Instance, a head of
cabbage, which may be bought for "i
cents, lr a woman picks It up from a
basket and carries It home, Is greatly In
creased In price If It Is sent homo In the
dealer's fancy automobile and delivered
In a fancy wooden box by n uniformed
messenger. In such a case It Is plain to
be seen that tho cost of the auto, tho
wages of tho chauffeur and tho cost, of
the gasoline have entered Into tho price
of the simple head of cabbage, which
will not taste any better than If It were
carrlod home by the houscu'lfe herself or
one ot hor children.
The experience of the cabbage applies
to all kinds ot food bought In fancy mar
kets. If a housewife desires to economize
nnd get down to simplicity In buying she
cannot liftd a better place than the curb
stone market. There are several of these
unassuming Institutions In this city. One
of the most reasonable Is located on South
7th street, from Dickinson to Mlinin
street. Here enn be found everything
In tho produce line, devoid of frills, at
low prices.
A reporter for the RvcNtKa Lrdokii
took a trip through thl3 open-air mnrket
today nnd compared the prices of pro
visions tljeie with prices at the Heading
Terminal Market. As most of tho pa
trons of the curbstone market buy in
the half peck nnd dozen quantities, ho
used these measurements as a basis for
comparison. It can be stnlcd Incidentally
that many patrons ot tho terminal market
buy In tho same quantities.
The reporter found that In 17 articles of
food given In the accompanying table,
the housewife could save 1.2A by patroniz
ing the curbstone market Instead of the
Terminal Markot. Deducting 10 cents for
enrfaro for those who live beyond walking
distance from the curbstono market tho
saving would bo f 1.10 on each trip to
It Ic fair to assume that tho housewife
who buys In such small quantities Is
obliged to go to market nt least three
times a week, nnd her saving would be
J1.S0 a week. This Is not a (spasmodic
condition, and Investigation has flhown
thnt tho name .iiargln of economy could
bo effected the year round.
Tho throngs who patronize this curb
matket dally prove that these facts have
gone home to the housewives, and now
they come fiom nil sections ot the city.
In mnny rases two women market to
gether and help' each other to carry
home the morning's marketing. This Is
why ono sees so many baskets on the
trolley car? bound for the suburbs. Tho
venders of the curbstono market say they
will not start the sendlng-homo svstem.
for they realize the moment they Ifir that
prices must soar.
Tho curbstone market was a busy scene
this morning. Well-gowned wqmen
lubbed elbows with the poor housewife
In shawl nnd wrapper, and many of the
foimcr learned a few points from tho
poor woman's method of buying. Whllo
there arc no marble counters nnd spot
lessly clad attendants, tho curb mer
chants nre dressed for their work in
hand, and are courteous, too, for they
want tho same customers to come back
ago In and bring their neighbors.
And Judging from tho business, the
women nro doing it.
Sharp Contrast in Cost of Filling
Market Basket at Terminal and Curb
This table shows the difference In prices nt the Terminal and "curbstone"
markets. There wns no difference in tho grade of goods selected for comparl-"
son. Tho cost of the poorer grado of goods nt the curbstone market was much
lower than the prices given:
Terminal. Curbstono Markot. Saved.
25 cents a dozen; corn If, cents dozen S .09
.05 .
20 cents half peck, tomatoes 15 cents half peck
20 cents hair peck, sweet potatoes ii! cents half peck
30 cents half peck, lima beans 20 cents half peck
25 cents bundle, celery IS cents bundle
20 cents half peck, yellow onions 15 cents half peck
5 cents apiece, squash 3 cents nplccc
40 cents a dozen, cucumbers. .... 2." cents dozen
15 cents basket (3 lbs.), grapes 12 cents basket (.1 lbs.)
25 cents (carrier basket), penches 20 cents (carrier basket) 01
5 cents a head, lettuce i cents a uend 02
1G to 20 cents half peck, white potatoes.. 12 to IC cents half peck 04
40 cents (carrier basket), plums 25 cents (can lor basket) 15
30 cents (carrier basket), peats 20 cents (carrier basket) iio
15 cents a dozen, lemons 12 cents a dozen o3
15 cents a dozen, bananas 10 cents n dozen .03
36 cents a dozen, carrots 24 cents a dozen '. I12
Total fl.20
Famous School nt Lltltz Crowded
With Admirers.
L.ITITZ. Pa . Oct D.-Martln G Brum
baugh left here last night for Blalrvllle
and other Indiana county towns after ad
dressing i great audience of Uweaster
rounty farmers in I.indon TInll. and
depreiatlng his knowledge of farming as
compared with then own. Today the re
publican candidate "for Guvernor will
ppeak In Homer City and Indiana after
beginning th dav in Illnirvllle.
A great demonstration is planned In
Indiana, where the Stdt Normal School
Is located. Manv of the teachers are the
candidate's personal friends. At Homer
City farmers and soft coal mine workers
are expected to turn out in force.
Nearly 1000 persons heard Doctor Brum
baugh hero Hat night. He spoke In thu
Rudltorlum of Linden Hall Seminary,
where he was introduced bv the princi
pal, R. C. Longnecker. whom ha has lontf
Known. It was the first time lit the his. i
tory of the semlnarv that the hall was I
thrown open to a political meeting. i
Doctor Brumbaugh Was touting York '
county before he reached here for tho
address at the retnlnarv Unt night. With
him were Henry Hourk, Frank B Me.
Clam. Daniel I.afean, Si. M. Uarland and '
votonei i. . i-rago
Buildings Now in Use Anti
quated and Dangerous and
Mass-meetings Will Voice
Chicago Attorney, Toe of Gamblers
and White Slavers, Visits Sister,
Frank n. Murray, a leading member of
the Cliicagu bar, and a former Philadel
phian. is visiting hU elster, Mrs. Kathryn
T. Joyce, at her home at Mil Kpruco
utreet. Sir Murray was the tltst law or
In the country to obtain the conviction
of a white fdaver, pursuing this type of
criminal tn a crusade begun by the mu
lilcipdl authorities of Chicago under his
Mr. Murrav was also Instrumental In
breaking up the notorious clique of lake
gamblers uhkjt infested that city for
years, and has done much to rid Chleago
of crooks who openlv defied the police, but
who feared him because of lilt, jelentUws
determination to send them to prison.
As a result of his white slave campaign
the agitation was begun which finally re
sulted In Uuvenuiient legislation against
this crime.
Mr Murray left this city 36 years ago
to enter business in rhirago, later study
ing law. thereafter rUilng rapidly in the
profaMlon. He will return to Chicago on
Lm V. Bugnoy. 31 jars old. of 61G6
Maltose avenu. and Uorg O'.N'ell, tt
jears old. of 36M East Thuyw sttt. ar
In th BpUcujml HocpHuI, suCfvrlBg from
vr lacerations, the riult of driving
a, molorcycta into a hav motor truck
at .N'ketewn lane and K strst aarly
tills morning Bujjtwy, who was ster
Ing the motorcycle, failed to see the
mot r U'.ik In tlm to avoid a collision
Eoth men wjl recover,
In efforts to obtain aaf school buildings
for tho children of Phemnut Hill, the
llusluess Men's Association has arranged
mass-meetings of protest and appointed
a committor to familiarize the members
of the Board of Education wltn the dan
gerous condition of the Joseph It. Gilbert
Combined School, J9th Htreet and Hlgb
laud avenue
According to J. II. Webster, secretary
of the Oumess Men's Association. Frank,
lin Spencer Edmonds has declared the
schools of Chestnut Hill to be untlquated.
In a deploiable condition and n disgraco
to that section.
"The buildings surely are antiquated."
said Mr. Webster. "They have had no
Improvtments for tho last 35 years. There
ara many cases where parents prefer to
tend thefr children from Chestnut Hill
! the Alien lana School Jn Mt. Al'y
rather than subject them to the dangers
of the flllbert School This malses con
siderable Inconvenience, because the chil
dren are email st4 the school is far from
their homes.
"The annex to the Qllbert School was
not built far school building', it is
practically Impossible to ventilate thlt
bulldiru?, awl i result wo have a gTeat
many colds and a lot of sickness among
the children."
On thn main building of the Gilbert
School there Is no fire escape. For the
M0 children in the building there are three
stairways. One of tns has been sep
arated from thu building uuJ makes what
Is callrd a pre escip. The building is
full of woud .and, and Is generally
considered dangerous
Miss Isabella McParlan. principal of the
school, has done much, according to the
residents of the neighborhood, to improve
conditions In the school Miss McFarlan
said this morning that In case of ore. with
all the stairs open, the building could be
emptied in two minutes. With on or two
of the stairs open, it would take four
raluutes to empty the building.
Members of the committee working to
secure better school conditions for Chest
nut Hill mcl ide Pr Oscat Ucrson, A. K.
gchc K and A AutOia,
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Baseball Idol Narrowly Escapes In
jury When Machine Hits Wagon,
Home Run IJaker figure In a spec
tacular episode not on the baseball pro
gram today when a motorcar he was
driving crashed into the rear of a wagon
at 2Bt and Somerset streets, bringing
elh of fear from several thousand fans
lined up to buy tickets and who thought
their idol would be injured. Frank was
not hurt
The accident happened when a horse
n'.taclKwl to a wagon belonging to O Wil
son, Met York road, shied at a passing
motor and backed out in the street di
rectly In the path of Baker's car
Frank tried to avoid the collision, and
the long line of enthusiasts fc'asped with
horror as thc-y saw him Jam on the
brakes and swerve his maehlnu to dim
side. i
Au instant later there was a crash as
car and wagon came together. The mud
guard of the Ilaktr automobile was bent
and a wheel of the other vehicle broken.
Twent-Hve men rushed to styp the horse
and many persons surrounded the, popu
lare home run hero, frantically demand
ing to know if he was hurt-
They cheered when Baker smilingly in
formed them everything was all right.
"Well. Hobby," said the minister to
the small son of one of his deacons,
"what is the news?"
"Popper's got a new sat of false teeth."
"Indeed," said the minister restraining
a deal re to laugh, "and what will he do
with the old sat?"
"Oh, i suppose." replied Bobby.
"they'll ' cut 'em down and make me
wear tm.." Kansas City Star.
Chauffeur Held Pending Outcome of
Child's Injuries.
Michael Jordon, a chauffeur. 1C10 North
Kjdenliam street, was held In J 100 bail
this morning by Magistrate Morris, of the
!$th and Oxford streets police station,
pending the result of injuries suffered by
li- ear-old William I'enselhart, IfflO Ogden
street, who was struck by the machine
drlen by Jordon last night.
The actdent occurred at 16th and Cam
bridge streets, when the boy, who was
playing on the sidewalk, dashed directly
la float of the machine. Following the
accident the boy was rushed to St.
Joseph's Hoapltal by Jordon In the ma
chine. It was found the boy's right leg
was broken and that he suffered numer
ous cuts and bruises. Witnesses declare
the chauffeur was not to blame for the
Accident, j.
All BnUroad Stations Besieged With
Eager Crowds of Fans,
At nil the railroad stntlons In or near
tho city conductors of traina were be
sieged for nows of the game by Innings.
Nearly every station In the suburbs auto
matically became n baseball Information
bureau. At atatlons whorestho trains did
not stop obliging conductors shouted what
they knew about the score. They got
their Information from the operator at
the station before leaving.
From here to Now York, Baltlmoro and
Atlantic City nearly every Rtatlon had
Its anxious crowd of rooters.
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Official Forecast
For Eastern Pennsylvania and New
Jersey: Unsettled tonight and Saturday,
with pobable showers: gentle to mod
erate winds, mostly south.
Showers continued yesterday In the
lake region, the eastern Canadian prov
inces, the Ohio Valley and In most of
the Mississippi Valley States, but this
morning the reports indicate that the
showers are becoming more widely scat
tered. The rain area has not crossed the
mountains on to the Atlantic slope at any
place. Light scattered rains continue in
the far Northwest. The csstcrn area, of
high barometer Is drifting slowly off the
Atlantic coast and the disturbance from
the central valleys will 'eventually spread
eastward. The temperature changes have
been slight and unimportant.
U. S. Weather Bureau Bulletin
Observations made at H a. m. Kastcrn time.
last Bain- Veloo.
Ststlon. 8 a.m. n't. fall. Wind. Ily. Weather
Abilene, Texas.
Atlantic City..
UUmarck. X. D
llobton, Mass..
Uuffalo, N. Y..
Chicago. 111...
Cleveland O...
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Des Moines, la. GO OU
Detroit. Mich . . M 62
Dulufh. Minn . 60 48
Onlvcalon. Teai 78 7
tlatteras, N. C. TO tit
Helena, Mont. . .11 31
Huron, S. Dak. !W 4S
JackaonUlle . . 70 '"
Kan City. Mo. Ctt IM
I.ouUIUe. Ky . CD 111
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Navy Ynrd Employe Collides With
Machine ir Fnlrmount Parle.
A jTirnsh hetween a man on n motor
cycle who plunged head on Into nn nuto
moblle near Ilclmont Stniifslon. Fnlrmount
Park, resulted In the death or the rider
of tho cycle. He is Horry .Muller. 27
years old, Chnmounls Mansion, Fair
mount Park. Uo was employed at the
PhiladnlplUa Navy Yard.
The automobile was drfven by Harry
J. Scullen, 6132 Walnut street He wns
placed under arrest and taken to tho
Woodford Guard House.
The accident occurred about 10 30
o'clock lat ,rtlBlit nt tho turning of a
smnll road which leads from Belmont
avenue to Ilclmont Mansion. Muller was
hurled if considerable distance.
According to Scullen the motor cyclist
was riding at a fairly rapid rate and on
the wrong side or the road. It was Im
possible to avoid the collision.
Muller was still olive when taken to the
West Philadelphia Homeopathic Hospital.
Ho died there shortlv after midnight
His skull was fractured and one leg aijd
several ribs broken. ,
Captured When Mnchlne Stalled
After HunninR Short Distance.
Charged with an attempt to htcal an
automobile ijnncd by AiiRtln Cavln, 123
South 12th street, Albert CIcgg, 22
years old. 5330 North Lambert street, was
held In $100 bail for court this morning
by Magistrate Morris, of the SSth and Ox
fold streets police station
It Is charged that Clegg. with two com
panions, attempted to steal the machine
on October 4, when It was standing near
tho corner of 21st and lierks streets Of
ficer Wilson, of the 20th nnd Ilerks streets
pollco station, was near and capture-i
Clegg when the machine stnlled after
running a short distance. Tho other oc
cupants of the car escaped, but the po
lice say tho men are known to them
and will bo arrested shoitly.
Mrs. Planje Left Home With Child
Several Days Ago.
The police have'been asked to look for
Mrs. Marie Oertrude Planje. 38 years old,
who left her home on Chelten avenue!
Germantown, several days ago with her
son, who Is 2 years old.
John Planje, husband of the woman
cannot account for his wife's action Jla
is making a search of hospitals trying to
Cad her.
Governor nnd Governor-elect Will
Attend State College Event,
STATE COI.I-EOE. Pa . Oct 9 -Governor
Tenei and the Goernnr-elect of the
State will visit Pennsylvania State Col
lege on Pennsylvania day, November 13
They will participate In the ceremonies
attending the presentation of two steel
flagstaffs to the college by the P O S
of A Sites fur the staffs were selected
today by It I Schuyler, of ljck Haven,
and J C Strayer, of York, rei-resenl.ng
the order.
IJoth Haffs will be on the campus, nea
Old Main IJulldlng One will fly the,
national and tho other tho Stato flag
The battalion of collexe cailRt n,i ...
members of the order will have a pan
in the program At the dedication ser
vices of the four buildings erected for
the college addresses will be made by tha
Governor and the Governor-elect.
Newport U credlUflg Vincent Astor with
a bon mot
It appears that Mr. Astor had turn-d
the cola shoulder on an aristocratic out
poor young man who had continual
tried to "use" him. A woman ventured
to take Mr. Astor to task for this snub,
and received the telling reply:
"Oh, Jack shouldn't complain. They
who make tools of their friends are "'
to get cut."
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