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P. If. KEEFE, President
Alliance in Convention at
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Hardware Convention
Adopts Creed in Cheerful
Refutation of Gloomy
News of Calamity Howlers
ATLANTIC CITY, Oct. 28. Calamity
howlers took to tlio tall timber when tlio
American Hardware Manufacturers' As
sociation and the National Hardware As
sociation, In Joint convention at tlio
Marlborough-BIenhctm, today cheerlngly
Adopted a new business creed promul
gated by W. D. Taylor, of Clovetand,
president of the latter association.
"What we need to do now to take the
fullest possible advantage of n condition
without precedent In world affairs Is to
educnto American people to buy goods
boarlng the 'made In America' label.
When wo have done that we need have
no fears for the future.
"South American trade Is Important and
we need It, but not half so much ns wo
need the trade of our own country for
American enterprises. Neil In relative
Importance U the trade of our Canadian
cousins. After that should come the
trade of Central America, for Canada
and Mexico are going to offer us Immense
commercial possibilities.
OpUmlBm pervaded the convention of
seven hardwaro manufacturers and job
bers. They laughed at every hint of
pessimism, opened their metlng by sing
ing "God Bless Our Native Land" with a
swing and stood with bowed heads whllo
the Rev. John R. Dales. of Bethlehem
Presbyterian Church. Philadelphia, pray
ed for spiritual guidance for the Presi
dent and his Cabinet "In these days of
stress and perpleltv," for the peaceful
adjustment of International problems, the
building up of Industrial prosperity, nnd
the sheathing' of the sword abroad to the
end that the fearful waste of life there
may bo speedily ended."
Mr. Taylor, speaking of the effect of the
European conflict upon American trade,
eald. It had. by suspending Imports, erect
ed a wall vastly more effective than the
most radical of protective tariffs.
"It should develop new enterprises and
, new sense of patriotism: for from this
tlmo forward "Made In America' poods
should always receive the " eference," he
said. "If this sentiment pr- vails existing
enterprises will bo running ICO per cent.
Instead of 40 or JO per cent.: giving em
ployment to our own people and the
millions who will come here from abroad
when the war Is ended there
"This distinctly Is not a time for busi
ness pessimism. We must avail ourselves
of every opportunity, at home first, then
In Canada, next in Central America, and
then In South America. Europe cannot
use our raw materials, but will take all
the finished products we can send."
He said the country owed a debt of
gratitude to President Wilson for keeping
the country out of war with Mexico.
Secretary T. James Fernley, Philadel
phia, said the views of business men laid
before President Wilson had been ac
cepted In revising the anti-trust and trade
commission bills, which promise to ba
beneficial to legitimate business.
Committee Named to Con
sider Advisability of As
suming Control of West
Nottingham Academy.
WILMINGTON. Del., Oct. 2S. Interest
ing reports marked the meeting of the
Synod of Baltimore. The Rev. B. Seat
tle Wylie, the Moderator, who was
elected last night, presided over the
sesjlon. A feature was the presentation
to the Moderator of a gavel made from
the wood of the old Mackennle Presby
terian Church, at Rehoboth, the oldest
Presbyterian church In the country. The
presentation was made by the Rev.
Charles L. Candeo, pastor of Westmin
ter Presbyterian Church, where the
session Is being held.
Much of the morning session was ppent
lu a report on West Nottlng ham Acad
emy In Maryland, the proposition being- to
have the Fynod of Ba'tlraore take over
the Institution. The, Rev. DeWitt Ben
ham, of Baltimore, who made the report,
raid a high compliment to the work of
tho academy. It was decided to appoint
a. committee tq confer with tha trustees
of tho academy, and the maater will be
settled at the next meeting of the Synod.
The Rev. Robert McKenzie reported on
tha work of colleges, and said because
the Presbytery of Baltimore had no col
leges within Its limits the contributions
of rome persons to the work bad not
In the past amounted to as much as
they spent for tea cream and soda water,
but he was pleased to report that there
had been an Improvement and the con
trlbutlona were better.
The report on education was presented
by the Rev. Wynne J. Jones, of Balti
more, and showed an encouraging condi
tion. The Rev. J. A. Moffatt presented
the report on relief and austenatlon, and
made a number of recommendations.
The principal feature of the synod this
afternoon was a conference in charge of
the Rev. S. Robert McKenzi and Arthur
J, Brown, of New York, and William II.
Foulke, of Philadelphia. This was, de
voted to missionary work, and there were
several speakers. This evening there will
be a public meeting.
A number of reports were presented at
the afternoon meeting.
In Central Presbyterian Church the
Synodlcal Woman's Home Missionary So
ciety mei The annual report showed a
membership of 4537 The contributions
were $15,380. Ail the presbyteries show a
gain, the greatest being In the presbytery
of New Castle.
Pinal Fall Rowing Events "Will Be
Held Today.
Coaeh Vivian NickaUs, the Penn rowing
eaacfa. will conduct the annual fall lnter
class crew races this afternoon over the
Schuylkll. Ruer course, finishing at the
Columbia avenue bridge
The Juniors art favorites In the race.
These are the i"it evrnts tu oe r-(d this
fall as the last week has been somewhat
tinatifactory on account of early dark-
lies. (
Corporation Attorney's
Thunderous Denunciation
Is Relieved by Flashes of
Quiet Humor.
The "other side of the story" about the
"Steel Trust" was taken up today by
John G. Johnson. It was a final plea that
tho United States Steel Corporation
should not be dissolved,
racing the four Judges In the United
States Circuit Court of Appeals, In the
Post Ofllco Building, tho dean of Penn
sylvania's corporation lawyers began his
argument in a low tone which ho steadily
raised. Several times tho veteran lawyer
brought his two flats down upon the table
with a loud thud as he brought out In
dramatic fashion:
"Who was harmed?"
"Will you tell me waa that an Injus
tice?" "Ridiculous."
More than ICO personB who were un
able to get seats stood In tho rear of
the courtroom. Among them were many
lawyers, who had come to hear tho do
fenso plea. On ono sldo of the court
toom sat a group of law students of
the University of Pennsylvania.
Richard V. Ltndabury, of Newark, N.
J.; C. Severance, of St. Paul, Minn.:
David A. Reed, of Pittsburgh, and tho
other prominent lawyers In tho defense
of the "Steel Trust" sat In a row with
their eyes fixed on the white-haired at
Tho spectators listened attentively.
Once they laughed. Mr. Johnson was
responsible for the laugh.
Resting his two elbows on tha high
table In the centre of the countroom.
Mr. Johnson, with a smile, began to
answer special Assistant Attorney General
Colton, who stated that more steel would
be sold In America If the prices were
"The steel market Is well supplied with
steel at the present time," said the at
torney. "That Is one of the reasons why
steel Isn't being bought as much as be
fore." Raising his elbows and looking at tho
Government prosecutors, Mr. Johnson con
tinued: "I suppose If steel could be crushed Into
jelly nnd then decorated with a delicious
cream sauce the demand for steel would
be greater. Just now everybody Is sup
plied with all sorts of steel products."
Opening his argument, Mr. Johnson
paid a tribute to the other corporation
lawcrs. Scanning the faces of the coun
try's highest priced corporation lawyers,
Mr. Johnson said:
"My colleagues havo so thoroughly
discussed the whole case that I am left
In tho embarrnsslng position of having
nothing left to say."
Mr. Johnson, however, said a great deal.
A complete denial of the Government's
charges was made by the "Trust's" chief
attorney. Every charge on which Jacob
Dickinson, former Secretary of War.
argued was carefully analyzed. Different
chnrges were discussed at length. Many
times the lawyer turned around and
dramatically denounced tho charges with
the word "ridiculous."
"Our adversary has seen fit to attack
Judge Gary for a transaction which oc
curred 12 yearB ago" (formation of "Steel
A tribute was paid to Judge Gary by
the lawyer for Integrity and especially
for helping to prevent a panic which was
facing the country In 1507 at the time tho
Tennessee Coal and Iron Company waa
taken over by the "Steel Trust."
"At that particular time this country
was facing a crisis." said the lawyer,
"and a panic seemed Impossible to avert.
A lighted match would have resulted In
a frightful conflagration at that particu
lar time. The transfer of that company
by such men as Judge Gary and others
was what prevented a panic and frightful
suffering " . .
Mr. Johnson stated that tho Steel Cor
poration always was ready to answer any
quest'on of Government Investigators be
fore the suit was filed
Blve Cadets of St. John's College
Freed of Murder Charge.
ANNAPOLIS. Md., Oct. IS. Five cadets
of St. John's College, charged with mur
der of their classmate, William R. Bow
lus In a hazing escapade, were today
cleared of tho charge by the Grand Jury.
The five boys, who have been held un
der USfC bail eah awaiting the action
of the Grand Jury, are Fendall Marbury,
eon of William L. Marbury, of Baltimore;
Henry I Valdez. of Havana, Cuba;
George H. Weaver, of New York: R. A.
Jones of Cambridge, and John M. No
ble, of Preston. Md.
Londenslager Losea Post of Sinking
Fund Commissioner t Atlantic City.
TRENTON, Oct. !J. Tha Supreme
Court uday decided that William B.
Loudeneiager should be ousted from the
office of the Commissioner of tho Sinking
Fund f Atlantic City The placo wa3
contesti-d by Alfred M Heston, to whom
the Court gae Judgment on a demurrer.
Loudenslager was appointed as com
missioner March 20. 1912, for live years.
Commission government was adopted by
-Mlantlc City March 11, 1912, and the Court
decided all terms of office automatically
rded with the adoption of the new form
of government. Loudenslager's right. It
is held, teimtnated with the adoption of
the Walsh act
Women Who Killed Themselves in
Italy Natives o Brooklyn.
NEW YORK. Oct 25 The two elderly
American sisters who committed suicide
in a cheap rooming house in Venice after
they had tried to conceal their Identity
were Identified as Mm Julia It. McKay
and Mlw Jennie RoeaI of a prominent
Urookljn family. They formerly lived at
36 Hawthorne street. Brooklyn, ac
cording to William A. Schacht. of this
city. He said he had known them for
many years, and that two years ago they
left for Italy, to live as long as their
diminishing funds would permit and then
wu i'd end their lives
Tni.li plans evidently were -arried out,
because they had only 65 cents left when
ir-i- r h'jdies were fvund Tbe name of a
Brooklyn department sure and the in
U't k on a wedding ring wVch Mrs M-- j
Kay had pawned led to the Identification.
Mr. Walter H.Myoro,
Markloyoburg, Pa.,
Fayette Go,
Boar Sir:-
In reply to your letter of September 23,1914, request
ing Informatipn as to whom you should vote for for Governor
of Pennsylvania, 1 "beg leave to say that in as muoh as both
tho oandiriatos, as you state, are oonsiderea men in favor of
local option, there would be no choice between them in this
However, for the best interests of the State's future
from a oommeroial and industrial viewpoint, 1 wouia advise
you people to vote the- straight Republican tioket.
Uniformity in Methods of In
struction Favored by Mem
bers of the County Insti
tute. NORRISTOWN, Pa., Oct. 28,-How hest
to secure uniformity of high school
courses in the county occupied tho at
tention of the High School Teachers' As
sociation of Montgomery County at the
annual sessions of the Montgomery
County Teachers' Institute in the high
school here today. This section of the
Institute, known as the high school sec
tion, was presided over by Charles Pen
nypacker, principal of the Lower Merlon
High School. The association agreed that
at least one foreign langunge should be
taught In the public schools, with a pref
erence for Latin, and a committee of
three was authorized to report at tho
next meeting as to the course to pursue
In reference to two other languages.
There was only one vote In favor of Ger
man taking the place of Latin In the
schools, although It developed that In
certain sections of Montgomery County
the teaching of German was preferred
and two languages could not be taught
because there was not an adequate teach
ing staff.
In the rural section Clarence G. Cooper,
rupervlsor of rural schools In Baltimore
County, Md., In a talk on composition,
told the MO or more rural teachers that
the trouble was that many of the teach
ers were talking things Instead of doing
He told th teachers to avoid sarcastic
remarks In the schoolroom, arguing that
the had a depressing effect upon the
pupil and said that the rod had better bo
used. "Do as Theodore Roosevelt says,"
observed Mr. Cooper; "have something to
say and then say It.
H advocated the correction of school
wcrk of one pupil by another pupil In
preference to a correction by the teacher.
Th'; pupil, he said, was apathetic to the
tencher's marking, whereas "If Johnny
lores was to correct Mary Smith's paper
It would Invariably Incite the proper
ep.rit In the pupil."
In the grammar school section "re
tardation In the grammar grades" was
discussed by Leroy A. King. Jenklntown,
and Miss Wager, of West Noriton, while
poetry for the grammar grades was the
subject discussed by J. O Carter Troop,
of the University of Toronto.
Other subjects in the rural section were
"The Rural School Agricultural Problems,
What They Are and Methods of Treating
Them," discussed by Henry M Johnson,
Sklppack, and Leldy Kramer, Hatfield.
Last night s session was devoted to a
lecture by Frank Cannon, former Senator
from Ctah. who told of the growth of the
Mormon religion.
"Every Bpoonful of sugar that you eat
Is promoting the growth of Mormonism."
declared the former Senator, who ex
plained that a Mormon was at the head
of the Sugar Trust. Mormonlem, he said,
was growing In 11 of the United States
Prorhet Smith, he declared, controls JO
votes In the United States Senate.
President's Late Critic May Become
Ambassador at Berlin.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2S So completely
is the political breach between President
Wilson and Colonel George Harvey healed
that the Colonel this afternoon partici
pated In a political conference with the
President, Thomas Pence, Democratic
campaign publicity manager, and Na
tional Committeeman Lynch, of Minne
sota. The Colonel declined to comment on a
rumor that he might be appointed to the
United States diplomatic service. Re
ports today hinted he might have Am
bassador Gerard's post at Berlin it Ger
ard Is elected to the Senate from New
Dance to Aid Church Fund
A minstrel show and dance in aid of the
Catholic Church of the Ascension will be
held tomorrow night at Hanley s Casino,
Kensington anue and Cumberland
streets. The church Is at Westmoreland
and a streets.
Sincerely yours.
Continued from rase One
mnlned seated. When tho ncgatlvo mo
tion was put by the chairman, tho man
arose and snld that his position ns a bar
tonder was not worth $23. Ho then was
forced to leavo the hall.
Beaumont A. Mason, a former clergy
man and now secretary of the Brewers'
Association of Western Pennsylvania, has
been tho active Held agent nnd campaign
fund collector vcst of Harrlsburg. Ho
has been traced In virtually every city,
and is charged by Representative Palmer,
who appeared before the Senato Com
mittee on Prlvelege3 and Elections, with
being tho brains of the collecting force,
with headquarters at Pittsburgh.
Agents of the liquor associations sel
dom accept checks. Several, however,
were taken, and, It Is understood, somo
exhibits of this character have been ob
tained. Many of tho baloon keepers who
were assessed demanded receipts for their
money. The collectors, however, refused
to sign their names to any form of re
ceipt. At the present time the agents are In
the field. They aro devoting their time
to the distilleries nnd breweries, as too
much publicity has bion given their move
ments among tho saloon keepers.
Penrose Brand Enjoyed by Few He
Tells Beading Audience.
Irnosi a snrr coubesfondot.
READING, Pa , Oct. JS.-More thnn
10.000 persons lined the streets to greet
Roosevelt In Democratic Reading today.
As the parade wound Its way from the
station to the Auditorium, they cheered
him aa though he were a candidate him
self, and cries of "Wo'ro for you in
1916, Teddy," thnt have been heard at
other places where tho Colonel has spoken
during his Invasion of tho State, greeted
Almost C000 persons packed tlio Audi
torium to capacity nnd heard Roosevelt
attack Penrose. Tlnchot and William
Draper Lewis nlso spoke. Harry J. Hay
den introduced Roosevelt to tho audience.
"I had a lot of fun," he declared
"Penroso and pronpeiity Is not the Is
sue," ho tald In his short talk at I'hoenlx
ville. "It's Penrose nnd prosperity of tho
few at the expense of the many. No per
manent prosperity yet una, based on
political dishonesty."
A stop, not on tho schedule, was made
at Spring City, whin the Colonel saw 150
persons at the station with an Immense
bouquet of flowers for him.
At Pottstown JAY) persons thronged the
station. A Republican banner was dis
plajed on a wagon at the edge of the
croud. Roosevelt pointed to It and cried'
"I want to say a word against Penrose
and the sordid creatures who uphold a
banner like that. It Is a mighty poor
way to sell yourself for money."
He again attacked Penroso's prosperity
stand, and then pointed to the banner
"Think of the Infamy of soul that
comes to people who hold up banners
like that," he cried.
"Ho don't belong to no union!" yelled
a voice in the crowd.
"Bully for you," shouted Roosevelt;
"look at the banner of the scab."
A hundred voices cried, "Pull It down."
"Let It stand," nhouted Roosevelt. "We
are for law and order. If you tried to
pull It down I would be the first to de
fend the miserable wretches. Let them
hold up the banner of their own Infamy."
At Rlrdsboro J00 gave Roosevelt another
of the ovations that have greeted him
all during his trip Into Montgomery
Disasters Follow Capture of Fort
Camp des Romains by Germans.
BERLIN, Oct. 28. Swiss papers report
that since the capture of Kort Camp des
Romains by the Germans, the French
losses on the Verdun-Toul line have been
more than 40,000 men.
Negroes Elect Philadelphian Bishop
At the general conference today of the
T'ninn AmArtiari Kosrn Methodist KdIsco-
pal Church the Rev T A. Uoulden. of
Philadelphia, as cietted to succeed
Bishop Ullmore. The Rev. Joseph Wells,
of New York, was al ft candidate tot
'the office.
Sept. &Bt 1914.
Executive Committee Fills
Two Vacancies and Hears
Reports State Counsel of
Affiliated Bodies Meets.
LANCASTER, Pa., Oct. 28. Tho first
featuro of tho 15th annual convention of
tho Pennsylvania Congress of Mothers
and Parent-Teachers' Association was
this morning's meeting of the Executive
Committee. Those present were Mrs.
George IC. Johnson, of Lnnghornoj Mrs.
Mary S. Garrett, Mrs. Howard W. Llp
plncott, Mrs. Charles Stone, Mrs. E. V.
McCauIey. of Philadelphia, and Mrs. W.
D. Garnell, of Yeadon. Two vacancies
were filled by the election of Mrs. Caro
lino Hoffman, of Philadelphia, who will
be chairman of tho Literature Commlt
toe, and Mrs. Winifred F. Stone, of Pitts
burgh. Official reports on routine matters were
piesented and discussed.
The Stato Council, composed of the
presidents of all .initiated organizations
or their alternates, met this afternoon
and transacted routine business. At the
conclusion of this meeting the Congress
delegates were entertained with a recep
tloi. at the Iris Club.
This evening's meeting will be addressed
by the national president, Mrs. Frederick
Schoff, on tho "Open Door."
New Jersey Supreme Court Gives
Railroads the Eight.
TRENTON, Oct 28.-The right of a
railroad to bum soft conl was upheld In
an opinion handed down today by the
Supremo Court In reversing the Judg
ment awarded by a lower tribunal to
Mrs. J. A. Kelly, of Jersey City, who
sued to recover damages, alleged to have
been done her house and Us contents by
smoke from tho engines of the Erie
The Court says that evidence upon
which the Judgment was allowed should
not have been admitted, as the Legisla
ture gave the railroad the right to burn
such coal.
Keepers With Drawn Revolvers Cap
ture Man in Tower.
TRENTON. Oct. 28.-Wlth drawn re
volvers, deputy keepers at the Now Jer
sey State Prison today surrounded the
tower at the Institution and forced An
drew W. Everson, serving a seven to
fourteen-year se-.tence from Essex Coun
ty, to come from his hiding place, thus
thwarting his attempt at escape.
Everson gained the tower by use of a
koy fashioned from an Impression made
In a cake of soap. Tho discovery of a
rope hanging over the wall of the prison
pi evented Everson's getaway.
Efforts Being Made to Enroll Stu
dents In Company H, N, G-, P.
The military fever has struck the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania, and efforts are
being made to form a "Pennsylvania
company" from Company II of the Third
Regiment, N. G. P. The company will
hold a smoker tonight at the regiment
armory, when officers will tell the stu
dents what anateur soldiering means.
The company nw has 61 mtn enrolled,
almost of whom are University Btudents.
Officers of the company hope to raise
the enlistment to more than a hundred.
Company II was the old Central High
School company, of which Professor
Urooklleld, now a major, was captain.
Almost all the men now In the company
Joined in their high school days and have
bince entered the University WKh these
men as a nucleus the officers hope to
form a crack company almost entirely of
University students. J. Horace Adams,
who graduated from the Law School in
1 1911, Is the captain.
WILMINGTON, Del., Oct 2S.-The
Italian-American Alliance held Interesting
sessions with Increased attendance today.
Save for a theatre party at tho Playhouse
tonight, nil attention will be given to
A considerable part of tho session today
Is being devoted to discussing plans for
Americanizing tho Italian immigrants
coming to this country. The Idea of tho
alliance Is to make them good American
citizens, at tho same tlmo retaining their
lovo for the motheiland,
The principal address at tho morning
session was mado by tho Rev, Mlchclo
Ralmondl, of Buffalo, N, Y., who Bpoko
of tho general Improvement of tho Itnllan
Amerlc.ins. His address wbb In Italian.
Dr. Ben Do Vccchls, of Philadelphia,
will bo the principal speaker tomorrow.
Ho stirred the alliance to cries of bravo
with his paper urging tho Italians to
educate their children to Improvo tho
Immigrants who come here and to tako
their proper place In the community nnd
to becomo real Americans. Tho speech
was ordered printed nnd sent to tho 3000
Italian societies In this country.
When tho convention was not In ses
sion, tho delegates wcro taken on sight
seeing trlP3 by local members of tho al
liance. They viewed with Interest tho
Italian colony, where about 7000 Italians,
including a number of builders, con
tractors nnd other business men, live.
Local members of tho Alllnnco nro much
pleased at the fact that tho attendance
at tho convention Is much larger than
at tho last meeting In Buffalo. Six
hundred delegates attended tho first con
vention three years ago. Last year nt
Buffalo the number fell to about 1G0. This
year 300 delegates aro attending.
Thursday evening tho banquet will bo
held at tho Hotel du Pont nnd n number
of guests will be present In addition to
tho delegates to the convention. Gov
ernor Miller. Mayor Howell and United
States Senator Wlllard Saulsbury will bo
among tho speakers.
Continued from rage One
smallest crowd of tho trip heard Mmuw
the defeat of Penrose Almost the entire
population of tho neighborhood, 112. were
at the station, however. At Phoenlxvl lo
2000 employes of tho mills thronged tho
station to near mm.
Roosevelt had Intended only to smile
and wave his battered campaign hat at
York this morning, but half an hour be
fore tho trnln left for Scrnnton to carry
the chief Bull Mooso on tho third day
of his Invasion, more than 1500 persons
had crowded tho railroad yards. The
Colonel was so pleased ho talked to them
for 20 minutes. Ho pleaded for a work
men's compensation law, but did not for
get to resume his denunciation of Pen
"I ask you to hurl out of political power
for tho honor of your State and for your
own sakes, Penrose and nil that belongs
to him," cried Roosevelt Workmen's
compensation bills, he said, were killed In
New York by the Barnes nnd Murphy
machines, and In Pennsylvania by tho
Penroso machine.
"I'm now engaged In a healthy effqrt
to smash both," the Colonel said with a
Both at York and at Columbia, where
00 personr were at the station when the
Roosevelt train arrived, everything that
the ex-President said was loudly cheered.
At Lancaster, Frank B. McClaln's homo
city, Roosevelt was received with open
arms nnd was given one of tho grnetest
ovations he has received on his trip
through Pennsylvania.
As he stnrted to speak the crowd cried,
"Sit down!" to about a hundred men
standing close to the stand fiom which
Rooseelt spoke. Tho Colonel made them
sit down, saying:
"Glvo tho pcnple behind you a squuro
denl. That's what I stand for; that Is
what wo want to do to Penrose glvo
him a square deal, but knock him out
of politics, nnd glvo yourself a square
deal by doing so."
The Colonel sent the following telegram
to Senator Moses E. Clapp, of Minnesota,
who Is speaking todny at Warren, wheie
Roosevelt could not reach during his In
vasion: riraso comey to tho reople of North
western Fennsyhanla. my tlncero regards,
aok them for ma to defeat Penrose ami his
ticket and to elect I'lnchot ari'l the whnlo
Washington party tickets, feuccess to Hut
Inns and his associates.
(Blgneii) TlinODOni: IlOO.HRVKi.T
The ex-Preldent will make 19 speeches
todny In his campaign ngatnfct Penrose,
closing the third day of his trip with a
mas meeting In Scranton.
At Christiana 200 school children, wav
ing flags, sang patriotic songs as tho
train pulled Into the station. Tho Col
onel spoke to 600 there. At Parkersburg.
600 received his message of "smash Pen
rose" with wild enthusiasm and four-year-old
Betty Bland, granddaughter of
A. J. Molcher, handed tho Colonel a
large bunch of flowers. The Colonel made
her happy by patting her on the head and
smiling his nppreclatlon.
After the York meeting, the train went
to Columbia, where a 10-mlnute stop was
made, nnd Roosevelt again hit Penrose
haid. Fully 3000 persona heard him at
As the chief Bull Moose has gone
through the 15 counties he has visited
since ho started his Pennsylvania lnva
blon at Easton Monday morning ho hus
developed his punch to its former power,
and Is hitting Penrose with all his might
At Johnstown mm at Altoona lust night
Roosevelt mado his mo&t vicious attacks
upon the senior Senator, and also upon
Doctor Brumbaugh, whom ho has been
berating Blncc the Washington party
State organization asked him to speak
more forcibly In behalf of Vance C. Mc
Cormlck, the Dcmocratlo candidate for
"Penrose, McNlchol and Vare selected
Brumbaugh as a come-on." said Roosevelt-
"He is the stool pigeon to keep
the Penrose machine In power In Pennsyl
The Colonel also referred to the Pen-rose-Vare-McNIchol
debauchery charges.
"Here In Pennsylvania," he said, "the
bosses are now Infotmlng on one an
other. First Penrose Informed on Vare,
and then Vare said many uncompliment
ary things about Penrose. Well, I agree
with each gentleman's estimate of the
"In New York," he said, "there are two
bosses. Barnes and Murphy, and they
pick the candidates from behind screens.
"Penrose Is not that much of a
coward," said the Colonel. He Is run
ning himself as a candidate, and has
made the issue In Pennsylvania very
clear. You can think about him all you
want to. and discuss him so far as de
cency will permit But don't vote for
Associate Superintendent 1
Wheeler Advocates Plan
of Junior and Senior;
bourses lor Keasons of.'
Comnlp.to rnvtntnn nf U j.
tho public schools to effect an annu.l
saving of 1100.000 Is being planned by
Georgo Wheeler, assoclato superintend
Tho plans Involve tho establishment, of
Junior" and "senior" high schools and
tho reduction of tho elementary cour
from eight to six years. Boys and rirll
would attend tho lower grades for tit
years after which they would bo promot.
ed lo tho "Junior" high school. The.
would Bpend three years In tho latter
and three years In tho "senior" school
Pupils now spend 12 years in the pubiia
schools boforo completing the course, and
tho samo tlmo would bo required under
the now plan, hut tho subjects would be
taught In different grades.
Instruction in tho foreign language,
would begin nt the ngo of 12, whereat
tho nverago child now starts the study of
French and Get man at the average age.
of 1j.
Mr. Wheeler nnd Superintendent Brum
baugh urged tho board to revise tho court
last spring, but the plan was not ap.
proved because tho term was then almost
ended. In nil probability a single school
will bo erected where the plan will be.
applied experimentally, nnd If It provet
successful the change will becomo a gen
eral one.
Tho system which Mr. Wheeler advo
cates Is now In operation In Boston,
Kansas City, Knn.: Springfield, 111.; Ro.
Chester nnd other cities.
Mr. Wheeler believes with tho new
grading congestion In the high schooli
will bo removed. Ho called attention to
the overcrowding nt tho West Philadel
phia High School, which was built less
than two years ugo nt tho cost of $1,250,.
"It Is logical to bolleve," ho said, "that
the board will face the samo problem
In the future In Germantown, Kensing
ton, South Philadelphia nnd Frankford.
Although largo high schools aro to' be
erected In thoso sections, thero Is a
strong possibility that they, too, xylll
prove Inadequate. Tho annual report of
President Edmunds of the Board of Edu
cation shows that the high school pop
ulation In this city has increased about
100 per cent. In the last ten years.
"Tho cost per pupil for building and
furniture In the elementary schools is
?270 nnd in the high schools, $370. Under
the new system the cost would be reduced
to such an extent that a difference of
$12 a year per pupil would be found In
the Interest which tho board must pay on
loans llonted to supply these facilities."
A reduction In the cost of high school
equipment would be another factor. In
the economy, he said. Since tho "Junior"
nnd "senior" high schools could bo hout
ed In separate buildings expensive equip
ment would not bo Installed In building!
where all tho pupils can not make use of
tho costly npparatus.
200 Pastors in Church of
Advocate Observe Third
Anniversary of Prelates'
Consecration to Office.
Two huiidicd clergymen assembled to
day at tho Episcopal Church of the Advo
cate, ISth nnd Diamond streets, to ob
serve tho third nnnlvcrsary of the con
secration to their offices of tho Rt. Kev.
Philip Mercer Rhlnelander, bishop of the
Diocese, and the Rt. Rev. Thomas James
Gnrlnnd, Bishop Suffragan. Bishop
Rhlnelnnder was tho celebrant at the
Holy Communion. Ho was assisted b
the Rev. Henry Mnrtyn Medary, rector
of the church.
Bishop Garland, speaking from the
chancel during tho services, made
strong appeal for loyalty and scivlce In
the church.
"All ministers cannot preach as Taul
preached," he said, "but all can labor
with apostolic zeal.
He urged young men to become clergy
men and warned nguinst destructive criti
cism and the danger of deluded service.
After tho Bcrvlco luncheon was served
In the parish house. Tho speakers at
this function were Bishop Rhlnelander,
the Rev. William M. Groton. dean of the
Divinity School, and the Rev. Francis
M. TaUt. record of St. Paul's Church,
Hibnop Rhlnelander greeted the absem- i
bled guests ana mutie & tuurt uuk -which
ho eniphunUcd the need uf renenea
energy in missionary work at home ana
abroad. The European war. he Bald, nu
created a need for additional and fresner
efforts In the missionary field
The Rev. Mr. Taltt reviewed tlio insti
tutional work of the diocese nnd urgea
that more thought bo given to this pm
of church work He said his purpose
to awaken ministers to the necessity "
carrying out the work of Bishop AIM"
Potter, who founded the first -PI1scy1
institution in the diocese. The Dln"'
SlIiouI and hospital deserve more atieu
tlon than they have been receiving, "
concluded. . --!
The features of the modern eplPP"
In a large community were '"8CUM '
Dean Uroton. The tendemy of theepw
copal ofllco Is toward a ran. -; dfmh"
character, he said, and cited WW
Rhlnelander as an example
U. of P. Undergraduates Will Accom
pany Football Team to Michigan.
A "Red and Blue Special" ""bee
chartered on tho Pennslania ?,
by students of the University of reWJ
vanla who desire to accompany "
football team to Ann Arbor, wlc:' . j,
tha Penn-Michigan game on Noeroow
The train will leave this city n "vj.
November 6, and will return on
at Dr
awing uonuay. maKing iiwiv-
trolt. Niagara Falls and Buffalo. M
Last ear ISO men accempa B'"huJl.
team on this trip and from the cc
, , ,..,., A.l 1. la tbr'Ofc
Usui mrc;uy iii,imiv3 . - m.
the number will be larger thU flp'

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