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Evening public ledger. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1914-1942, October 29, 1914, Night Extra, Image 4

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General Solicitor of P. R, R
Alonzo B. Fox, Self-asserted
Expert Exterminator, Of
fers to Wipe Out Birds.
Praise, But No Job.
Tells Commission Advance
Is Necessary to Transporta
tion System.
French Officer, Longworth's Kin, Di
rects Fire on Gerninni.
PARIS, Oct. 29. An Interesting letter,
showing tho martial spirit pervading tho
French, han been received by Countess
DoChambrun, sister of former Congress
man Nlchblas Longworth, of Cincinnati,
O., from her husband, wh6 was formerly
French military attache at Washington.
Count Do Chnmbrun, who Is an ar
tillery officer, writes aa follows! "I am
now having groat pleasure In directing
tho artillery flro against our own chateau,
and I take great enjoyment In seeing It
shattered bit by bit."
Tho chateau, which Is nar St. Mlhlcl.
had been occupied by Germans. It is tha
ccntro of n furious struggle which has
been In progress for moro than a month.
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Alonzo B. Fox, of Burlington, N, J.,
wants to brlnpr his "silent rlflo" nint
belt of "adamantine cattrldgos" over to
Philadelphia and open sanguinary war
fare on tho pigeons that flutter about
City Hall,
He has written tilrcclor Porter placlnc
his skill as a rllleman at the disposal
of tho city. Fox stands ready to "sin
up" with Director Porter In a contnu t
to shoot every last pigeon that ever
dropped a feather lit City Hall court"
This Is what Vox told the director In
tho letter:
"A short time ago t read an account of
s. suggestion to get rid erf the pigeons
around the Public Buildings. While It la
no small matter to get rid of them, I
would llko to offer my services along thts
line, and If It meets with your appioval
plcaso let me hoar from you.
"When I was n boy of 10 years I wa3
engaged to rid the cathedral nt isth and
Race streets of this same nuisance, which
cost hundreds of dollnrs rvrv spring.
Thomas Burns, the Janitor at that time,
secured me for this service. My grand
father, who was supervisor of tho Water
Department of the Otl District, tinder
Frederick Graff, and who was a un
known citizen of the 10th Ward, lived on
the northwest corner of SOth and Sum
mer streets: his namo was Simiicl M.
Fox. He secured for mo the privilege
of using my silent rllle on the street
about the church from the lieutenant of
police at 13th and Filbert streets,
"My agreement with them was that
they furnish the ammunition, glvo ma
free access to their building, pay mo $1
for each pigeon killed, but t had to get
tho last pigeon, which I did. I killed 01
birds In three weeks ar.d received $31.
"The ball I uso Is an adamantine cart
ridge, and will not destroy the stone on
the buildings, and t will be responsible
for any loss or accidents that may occur.
"If you are considering onterlnc Into
any agreement, I would bo glad to sign
up with you."
After reading the letter. Director Porter
recalled what the Society for tho Pro
tection of Cruelty to Animals and a few
thousand citizens said when tho sug
gestion to exterminate tho pigeons was
made n few weeks ago.
Then ho hustled over to Director Cooke's
ofllce and the two cabinet members read
in unison Kox's description of his
prowess with tho rifle.
"Some shooter." said Director Cooke.
"I think tho pigeons come under the
head of City Property," said Director
Porter to Director Cooke, "and. In that
case It's up to you to answer this Iettor."
Director Cooke buing unable to classify
tho pigeons satisfactorily In the Public
Safety Department accepted the commis
sion and today wrote the following1 letter
to Mr. Fox, of Burlington:
"It Is very good of you to write as you
do under date of October M, offering your
assistance In the matter of exterminating
the pigeons at tho Citv Hull. Your past
record In pigeon shooting, as stated In
your letter, shows you to be some
"I have no thought, however, to do
away with the pigeons On the contrarv,
wo are very glad to havo them with us.
They afford a good deal of amusement
and pleasure to people who frequent tho
neighborhood of tho City Hall. I am quite
sure that any move to harass them would
bo resented. In order to make these birds
more comfortable In their occupancy of
tho City Hall, and to make It unnecessary
for them to nest In the scales of Justice
nnd other sculptured decorations of the
building, we have recently placed some
comfortable cotes on the roof.
"If your silent rifle shooting adaman
tine cartridges could bo used on certain
real nuisances which wo have In Phila
delphia, with as much success as It has
evidently been used on pigeons, I would
predict a big uso for it."
Citntlnuil from I'nire One
received a large paper containing tho
names of the liquor candidates. This
was headed "Candidates for a Square
Deal." The names of Martin O. Brum
baugh or Michael J. Ryan did not ap
pear on tho notice. The cue to ths liquor
Democrats was glvn, however. In the
name of "Henry Budd," Senatorial can
didate, which followed that of Boles Pen
rose. Following tho names of Arthur H
Ilupley. of Cumberland County, and An
derson H. Walters, of Cambria County,
Congressmen-at-large. wre the words,
See that Huploy and Walters are de
feated." They ware the anti-saloon can
didates who have always fouuht Mulw
Certain correspondence which has fallen
into the band of the investigator of the
Penrose slush fund and a number at wit
nesses offer the connecting links between
the oJUces In thta city and the Democratic
an4 Republican liquor forces In the field.
Not only was each, saloonkeeper and
dealer given the names of the liquor can
didates, but the cojteetora of the liquor
organizations became suddenly active
after th meetings and gathered hu.
dreds at thousands of dollars to support
the tickets.
Prom a. reliable source in Washington
It has been ascertained that Harry 6.
Sake? and the men wbo frequently met
In th olliees of the liquor association
TviU be imtantly subpoenaed in the event
of a Penrose election and will be Interro
gated as to the meetings, but mora speci
fically af to the expenditure ot the
tl.000.CCO Penrose slush fund-
in ii mill i in ii mmr'-m, ii .ii iiiien
Gypinasluro Head, at UBirersity At.
tending' Funeral In Toronto,
Br. ft. TH McKenzie. head of the phy
sical training department of tlw L'bjvsp
eitr of Pesnsylvania, has left the city to
attead tfra funeral of bU mother, Mrs.
Catharine Shields McK'niie. wbo died
last Monday In Almonte, Canada
Mrs McKeiule, who died in her T8th
year, was the widow of the Rev William
31cKbiJ. a famous Scotch clergyman,
who was a pastor in Toronto for mauy
year. Se leases two other sons. Wil
liam Patrick McKeuaie, who ia a Buktoa
newspaper man, and Hertrum Stuart 11c
Kn e. a civil engineer of Toronto Can
ada. Doctor MrKeniir .u. U rn in I
mnute, where he received hid tail train-IU3.
Youngsters Compete at North Phila
delphia Carnival Today.
A baby parade In which 3M youngsters
will tako part will be tho feature ot
the North Philadelphia Business Men's
Association carnival, homo week and
Mimll aras today. Tho children will as
semble at Wayne Junction and Herman-
town nvcnttp and begin tho march prompt
ly at 3 o'clock.
'the election of tho King and Queen of
tho carnlvnl will b completed tonight
and the winners will be crowned tomor
row night, At present Nora Uappan is
leading In the election for Queen and
George Zlogler In that for King.
Pittsburgh County Commissioner
Says Rum Will Not Rule State.
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 23. .1. Donny
O'Xell, County Commissioner of Alle
gheny County, elected on the Republican
ticket, has corns out against Senator
Penrose, declaring his belief that tho
t-enatrr cannot carry moro than threo
counties west of tho Schuylkill River. A
statement given to the Kveni.vo Lcnonn
today follows:
"The sentiment against Penrose In tho
western part of the State Is growing;
by election day It will havo assumed tho
proportions of a tidal wave. I do not
bellevo that he will carry more than
thrco counties west of the Susquehanna
"In the western part of tho Stato Ten
rose Is not a political Issue, but rather
a moral Issue. Many Organization Re
publicans will not support him since they
havo come to understand that his Per
sonal Liberty ticket was placed In tho
Held for tho purposo of defeating all dry
candidates upon tho Republican ticket. I
have been Informed that the Personal
Liberty ticket was placed In the field to
secure tho votes of the liquor dealers
for Tenrose, as the liquor dealers de
clared that if they could not have any
local wet candidates to vote for they
would not voto at all.
"The attempt on the part of a few
corporations to force their employes to
voto for Penrose his reacted nnd will
have tho opposite effect. It Is an Insult
tn the intelligence of the voters to say
that the future prosperity of this great
State can be Influenced by any single in
dividual and the voters all know that
Penrose's cry of soup houses and panic
is raised to intimidate the voters.
"Senator Penrose has done moro to
ward making Pennsylvania dry than al
ether causes combined. In order to
further his Interests he has Induced the
saloons and brewers to organize and so
into politics as a body. By doing so he
has made the saloons a State Issue and
the people of this State will not stand
for ram rule.
"Counts" Commissioner."
Mr. O'Neil has always been a stanch
Republican and the greatest vote-setter
that Senator Oliver ever bad.
He carried Allegheny County for
County C'nmmlMloner bv the blgsest plu
rality a Republican candidate ever re
ceived here.
Haa Who Obtained Immlgranto En
try Arrested as Forger.
Ai'-usvd o' forgin a signature on a
bond df'inslted With th 1'nih i States
Immigration authorities at Gloucester.
N, J , Charles B. Hosa. 135 Catharine
street, wus held under 11000 bail for court
todav by I'nlted States Cumraiwiloner C.
W, Edmunds,
According to Harold Rhoads an em
ploye in the immigration eervie. several
month atfo Rosa gave a bond to the
authorities for the admittance of an tm
migrant Into this country, signing a deed
on a property located at loji Latona'
-tieet In the name of the real owner.
Jam Julinn. ft'hui the European war
broke out the question ft deporting re
cnt Immigrants came up. and Julian
was called to account for the man whose
v,mA ha vnfl sunuased to have slSfned.
but he decarod that he had never signed
aucb a paper, investigation ot me case
led to the arre.it iif Ros-i yrti-rday.
II II ,u I i. i mi I
Fire Onuses 55500 Loss In Residence
of Secretary of Commonwealth.
I'lTTSBL'KUH. Oct File started by
a pair ter a turr h caused $V,'i loan In the
beautiful boniK of Kolx rt McAfie. Secre.
tary of thi- f'ommonwealth, this morning.
Mr. McAfes's residence la oq the North
Practically all the furnishings were
ruined by water and many valuable paint
lmrs and hunting trochlea were destroyed.
Sir. McAtVe said many things could not
b replaced, tine aide of the house and
the roof were destioyrd. The Same from
the painter's torch iifiilted tone dry tim
ber Inside the wall
The UcAfee home la oae of tfce oldest
oa the North Side
J, Hay BrewR Gats Lafayette Degree
BASTO.V. Pa Oct. 3& -I.afsette Col
lege estrd cunfrrred the decree of
doctor of lu on J lla Broun Justice
if the Suprin t'.jua at i'eniie) Ivania.
d. the Founder's Uay eienUta held at
tb MllCa'e.
N5 v Z-H
The Rev. George G. Dowey,
Secretary of County Asso
ciation, Tells Convention
Strength Depends on Youth
That the real strength of the Sunday
school Is dependent on the ettent of Us
work among gltls nnd boys between 1J
and 20 j ears was tho assertion made to
day at tho third session of the Jd an
nual convention of tho Philadelphia
County Sunday School Association in
Messiah Lutheran Church, 16th and Jef
ferson streets, by the Ilov. Georgo G.
Dowey, new general secretary of tho as
sociation and general secretary of tho
"Hilly" Sunday Cumpalgn Committee.
Mr. Dowey mndo n strong plea that tho
schools devoto their every effort to keep
tho boys and girls In tho classes when
they oro inclined to seek pleasure on
Sunday instead of attending the Sunday
hchool. lie also Impressed upon workers
tho need of getting tho voung people
actively engaged in tho work of teaching
so they might become Interested in the
"The real vigor of the Sunday school
is with the young people between the
Ages of 12 and 24 yeurs," declared Mr.
Daw cy.
The Row H. A. Musser, secretary of
the prayer meetings for the Sunday
Campaign Committee, who spent eight
vears as a Methodist Episcopal mission
ary In tho central provinces of India,
told of the present conditions in the mis
sion fields.
Mr. Musser said there was so much
work to be done In India that he was
unxlous to return to the field.
He showed the Oospel Is being taken
to the Indians In many wnys. As an
Illustration, Mr. Musser told the story
of how a young priest was converted
through finding a copy of a MuraCiTr,
Gospel along the roadside.
Walter O. Smith, assistant superin
tendent of the Calvary Reformed 'Sunday
school, presided, and among other speak
ers at the afternoon sessions were the
"Teacher Training nt Its Rest." Harry
13. Bartow, editor superintendents' de
partment of tho Sunday School World:
"Tomperanco Work In tho Secondary Ol
visi ii,. ' thi lav L' Morrl Kugubxoii.
educational superintendent of the Presby.
terian Hunduj Si hool .Missions; "Present
Conditions in the aiisslon fieuis. tno
Rev. II. A. Muster. An op;n conference
will be led by Mis Cmllle V. Kourney.
Following a supper to bo torved from
6 to 1:45 o'clock, the evening stssiou will
open with Charles Frankcnbetger, su.
perintendent of Calvary Reformed Sun
day School, preMding. Profefcsor Calvin
O Althouse, of Central High School, will
talk on "How to Make the Sunday School
Appeal to tho Voung Peoplo."
Tomorrow the convention will end. Tho
main uusiness session will be held In
the afternoon at 3-K o'clock.
Three Hundred Lads See "The Great
Hindu Mystery."
The newsboys who sell the Evening
Ledger In the northeast section were
the guests of the newspaper at the Lit
tle Rrodway Theatre. In Kensington ave
nue last night.
Three hundred of the lads gathered in
front of the Leuoeb branch office at Ken
sington and ehigti avenues and before
they were induced to get into line the
street looked as It every boy in the city
a there.
'fhe boys marched along Kensington
avtnue to Huntingdon street, to l'ront
btreet, to Suauuehamitt avenue and coun
tvrraarehed to the theatre. There nine
reels weie run utt, Including "The Uitut
Hindu Mystery."
Mandfc'r iiachman, of the theatre, did
everything in his power to make tho boys
feel at home, and that they appreciated
his efforts was shown by their lousing
cheers when they left the playhouse. John
" Smith, manager of tie brjn.'h oltiie,
was lo charge of the parade whi-h wa
Kd by Jin. m Blake, one of the newsi
bojs from Frinkford.
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At top, Carnival Committee. In
centre, Paul Wcndler, Jr., marshal of
baby parade. At bottom, G. A.Wick,
carnival chairman. The young women
are Miss Vesta Straus (above), Miss
Pearl Zeider (at right) and Miss Bea
trice Sweetman (at left), close com
petitors for Queen in the popularity
Convention at Lancaster
Hears Reports on Measures
to Be Pressed at Coming
LANCASTER. Pn.. Oct. 23.-At this
morning's session of tho 15th annual con
vention of tho Pennsylvania Mothers'
Congress, tile reports of olllcors and de
partment chalrmon exhibited tho extent
of the work accomplished during the last
j oar.
Miss Mary S. Qarrett, of Philadelphia,
chairman of the Legislative Committee;1
reported that importunt hills would be
presented at the coining session of tho
Legislature, one providing for tho main
tenance ot a homo for tho custodial care
of all feoble-mlnded women of child
bearing age. nills covering the chV
labor question will bo Intioduced and
further efforts will he inaugurated to
obtain legislation standardising proba
tion work. Indorsement of legislation
providing for tho extension of Kinder
gartens wns asked of the Congress.
For the Committee on Organization a
report was presented by Mrs- Herman
II, nirney, of Philadelphia.
Mrs. William Yarntli. of Svvnrthmore,
of tho Commuue on Rural Improvements
and Oood Roads, urged the Improvement
of loads as an educational aid to children
who are compelled to miss school tea
slons In rurul districts owing to lm
passable roads.
In her annual report Sirs. Oeorgo K.
Johnson, of Philadelphia, tho Stute presi
dent, indorsed klndt rgartons and asked
the Legislature to pas an act providing
for the establishment of kindergartens by
school boards whenever 25 pui-nts peti
tion the board for the establishment of
such schools. This U slnjllar to the
syktem adopted by the State of California-
She .lsu asked for the abkervance
of Febiuary IT us Founder's Vi In honor
of Mrs. Theodore W. Ilirnoy. of Wash
ir.tfton City, who on that date In 1U7
called together the meeting that resulted
In the organisation of the National
Mothers' Congress.
The afternoun program Included ad
dressee on "Uttby Saving Work." by Mrs
Charles Mercer, Philadelphia. "Tho
Mothers' Pension," by Mrs. Charles fill
pin. Jr. Philadelphia, and "The Work
In Western Pennsylvania." by Mrs. 13. Ii.
Kleruan, Somerset.
A talk on tho Home for Rtuf Children
In PhlUuiulpbuK was K'v'en by Mtes Mary
S Garrett, of Philadelphia, who illus
trated It with ten small children and a
young woman, who was trained at the
institution and is now in the eighth grade
with hearing children.
This evening Mrs Wilfred M Seboff.
Philadelphia. Secretary of the l"ommr-
Itl Museum, wdl deliver an Illustrated
address on "WKat th Commercial mu.
ee-itn Ii doing for Pennsylvania children,"
Financier of That City Tells
Hardware Men Branch
Banks in South America
Will Be Opening Wedge.
ATLANTIC CITY, Oct. 2).-Trnnsfcr-lii
the money capital of the world from
London to Now York Is contemplated In
the movement back of the opening of
American branch banks In South
Anioilc.1, W. T. KIch, of the National
City Bank of Now York, declared bc
frte tho American Hardware Manufac
turcis' Association hnre today. In dls
cutsintr plnns'oT hls'ln's'tltutlon to open
In Buenos Aires during tho coming
month the llrst American branch bink
outside tho country, tho New Yorker
"Branch hanks will perform the func
tions of a regular bank In this country
so far as permitted by tho regulations
of the Federal Rcservo Board. New
York will bo mado tho money market for
South America. American bills will be
paid in dollars In Now York Instead of In
pounds stcillng on London.
"London has been the money market
of the world for ages, and business Irt
U rests of tho country must help In this
movement. New York cannot become n
financial city of world importance until
tho dollar becomes known In all tho
markets of tho world. The building up
of a discount market will help to solve
tho problem of long ci edits. The work
wo have undertaken will of necessity do
volop slowly. Tho bank Is doing pioneer
work. American manufacturers seeking
to enter tho South American field must
upproacli it In tho tamo coniei vatlve
manner. Prollts must not be expected
the llrst year.
"To develop successfully this new
market will requite a degree of co-opera-tlon
nnd co-ordination heretofore un
known," Mr. Klcs continued, deploring
the refusal of Americans In Buenos Aires
to organlzo a board of trade for fear It
might help competition.
"If trade opportunities nro developed
persistently and diplomatically," ho said,
"this eur, marked In history by the
greatest tragedy of civilisation, will be
ti'cd In our own history ns tha year In
which tho foundations for the future
commercial supicmney of tho United
States worn firmly laid."
"In tho future the major pait of the
money for tho development of Iitln
America must como from tho United
States," said John Barrett, director gen
eral of tho Pan-American Union. "The
bogey that tho Latin-American coun
tries are necestarlly lands of revolution
and Instability 1ms licon, I hope, smashed
forever. In duo time thorn will bo a de
velopment even In the tropical belt that
will astonish tho woild."
Fells H. Levy, New York, a former
special counsel for the Department of
Justice, In tracing tho history of anti
trust legislation "from the tlmo when
Standard Oil stood up the Pennsylvania
Railroad and exacted secret rebates llko
a fooipud." id it was grutiiving to
Know that legitimate business had nothing
to fear from the new legislation cnaited
at tho Instance of tho Wilson Administra
tion and modified to meet tho views of
business mou.
"It Is cltar," he said, "that tho Trade
Commission will furnish a prompt and
rcudily accessible method for, nbtertaln
ing whether or not particular acts are
luvvful or unlawful. The dual result of the
Clayton unti-trust act Is clearly to dis
tinguish the general business community
from trusts."
The New York expert on business legls
latlon regretted that Congress had not
seen fit to mltigato the severity of tho
Sherman law.
targe Order for Tent Material
A contract for 309.r0 yards of duck for
tents was awaided yeterday by .Major
George H- Penrose, of the United States
Arsenal at Mth street and Grsv's Kerry
load, to Goetie & Co., of New York The
specifications called for SOV.OuO vards. but
as Immediate delivery was demanded It
wus found tmpotbiblu 1.. obtain the en
tire amount The pike of thu present
shipment has nt b, n nwdt puMic lllds
r Al soon be asked for the remaining 200,
OuO yards.
lor Plnchot. I wroto to him In substance!
That tho Indorsement of McCormlck was
a surprise to mo sthat tho last tlmo I
had seen Lowls and Van Vnlkehburg
they told mo they did not bcllovo tho
action would be tnken, nnd that Plnchot,
) know, had been against tho action
being taken
"I state, however, that In all theso lo
cal matters I stood by tho decision of
the Progressive leaders who wcro re
sponsible In tho State, nnd that I should
support tho action that had been taken
In Pennsylvania.
"I think but I am not certain, that I
also said, either In this letter or In some
other letter, that I would personally pre
fer to seo Lowls continue, but that I
did not know enough ot tho Btibject to
express any final Judgment and had en
tire confidence In the wisdom of what
ever action the Pennsylvania Progres
sives would finally toko and should sup
port It.
"As soon ns wc get to Now Y'ork tho
letter will bo given out for publication.
The lottor Is not of tho slightest conso
tiucnco: It wns a prlvnto letter to Mr,
Quay, I cannot Imagine why hu should
have talked It over with .Mr. Penrose, but
fdnco he has done so I am delighted to
have It published."
"It has beon a great trip," said tho
Colonel In discussing his four days of
whirlwind campaigning In Pennsylvania.
"I am moro pleased than I can say
with tho tour," ho continued. "And It Is
hot only with the enthusiasm and size
of the nudlenccs; It Is the clearness with
which tho Issues aro understood.
"Tako the worklngmon, tho farmers and
tho business men In tho towns, big and
little. They understand clearly that this
Is a great light for decency nnd clean
government, ngalnst tho forces of mlsrulo
and corruption,
"They understand that tho kind of
prosperity which Pcnroso promises them
Is tho prosperity that comes to a wide
open city with a red-light Mayor, and
they aro against that kind of prosperity
becauso In tho first place it Is vicious,
and In tho next plnco It Is not real pros
perity at nil. They know that Gilford
Plnchot stands for tho squaro deal nnd
for the honest prosperity nnd that
through It wlso and honest government
will bo permanently secured to all honest
Tho Colonel got out of bed to speak
for a mlnuto to 500 persons waiting for
him at Tyrone, whero today's trip
started. When ho was told the crowd
was calling for him, Roosevelt thicw
an overcoat over his shoulders, and did
not oven stop to comb his hair before
resuming his denunciations of I'cnrose.
"Good morning," ho said to tho crowd,
as ho waved his hand to them. Then ho
urged them, ns ho has t urged ncaily
100,000 other people who havo heard him
since ho Invaded Pennsylvania, to "smash
At Mt. Union 500 greeted him. nnd ho
talked for a few minutes to tho sumo
number nt Lowlstown Junction. Largo
crowds turned out at Mlflllti, Newport
and Duncannon. At Mt. Union a large
banner was displayed, which read, "Col
onel Roosevelt, Mt. Union Likes You."
Fully 12,000 persons managed to crowd
Into the 13th Regiment Armory In
Scrnnton Inst night, nnd thero was
enoutth enthusiasm at first to satisfy even
hard-fighting Teddy.
Mrs. Maxwell Chapman, n woman suf
frago speaker, forced Roosevelt to launch
Into a discussion of partnership between
men nnd women by bluntly demanding of
tho Colonel, who followed her on thu
platform, that ho plead tho cause of
woman suffrage. Tho Colonel did so.
The Lnckawanna County Washington
party organization sold many of the scnts
In tho Armory for tho meeting und staged
a program which Included tho singing of
tempcrnnco songs, preceding Roobovelt'a
address. The Colonel Joined In the chor
uses with the audience.
Mr. Roosevelt announced nt the Scran
ton meeting that before November 3 ho
would send a message owr his own sig
nature to every voter In Pennsylvania.
Ho branded Penroso ns being as much of
an International figure as Tammany.
"Tho gunmen ot tho underworld nnd
tho gunmen of high flnnnco have como
together In support of him," said tho ex
I'resldeut. "You seo the distillery
nnd the Fnlqon, that Is Its agent. Joining
with Individuals who claim eminent re
spectability and who represent the special
Interests In tho support of Penrose."
R. 31. Quay Had Ills Promise Not to
Discuss Roosevelt Communication.
PITTSBURGH, rn., Oct. SO. R. R.
Quay today made It plain that Colonel
Roosevelt in any lotter ha has written
to Quay has not even remotely Indicated
a wish to rid the Progressive movement
In Pennsylvania of William Plliin.
Beyond a definite statement to this ef
fect Mr. Quny declined to (Uncus the
matter, pending Colonel Roosevelt's au
thorization to do so.
Quay's comment on Fllnn was prompt
ed by a statement Penroso Is ci edited
to have made In HarrUburg last night,
that Quay had told him Roosevelt's let
ter expressed a wish to rid the party
of Fllnn.
Quay and Fllnn are now political ene
mies, and Quay said he gave tho assur
ance, not for Fllnu'a sake, but in Jubtico
to Colonel Roosevelt.
Roosevelt has refused Quay's permis
sion to publish the letter, which Is In
reply to one Quay sent Itocwevelt, pro
tecting against FUnn's bundling of the
Progressive movement In Pennsylvania.
"There Is nothing In tho letter," said
Quay today, "which I think Colonel
Uoosevelt would mind having published,
but thai is for him to say."
Incidentally It developed that Penrose,
when he mentioned the letter at all,
broke fulth with Quay, huln given liU
word that he would not make any public
use whatever of what had been a private
conversation between the two when Pen
rose was In Pittsburgh.
Husband Declares She Withdrew Se
curities Belonging to Him.
NEWARK, N. J.. Oct. SK.-huit to re
cover bonds and secuilttes worth $9S,000
from his wife, Mrs. Hattle Andreas, was
started today by Wendell Andreas, of
Tea Neck, Bergen County.
The couple separated in September, 1913,
when Mrs. Andreas withdrew the secu
rities from a safe-deposit box. The hus
band contends that Mrs. Andreas never
held title to the secutltles and had no
right to remove them.
The wife admits she remuved the se
curities, but contends they represent her
share of the mate under an agreement
made between herself and husband.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23.-Pleadtng thai
upon tho welfare of tho rallronrt,, .1. ,
ed the entire prosperity and woll-beiJ
rtt Mia AAAMnMiln i,ii.i.. ..
" """"""' "'"""ro oi me United
States, George Stuart Patterson, general
Buuuiiui- iur mo Ji-onnsyivanla Railroad
opened his argument todav i,,rn. iL'
Intcrstato Commcrco Commission on the
nppncnuon ot eastern railroads for a
tlir riMlt. Initrntion Im f.Alut w
-- ...... .-w ... ..viKiik rates, A
host Of rallrnnrl nflnrnnv, AM. ... :
appeared to hoar tho final argument
" " "- v UUI.IUUU lumorrow
A rlrni.qlnn Is ovnrrotl ffn i.
ijiloalon after Its November conferenSl
, uuuuv uiu iiiiuuiu ui iixi monm,
Thnt tlin rrturtin fnr ilm ,... ...
-.... . tw jcui ended
Juno 80, 1911, Indicate that even befon
tho war crisis thcro was "somethlnt
fundamentally wrong with tho ralltoaa
Industry," was the text of tho argument
mado by Mr. Patterson. Mr. Pattenon
strongly emphasized tho point that tht
vuimin in, nut. uiKu mui me i ommlltlon
Biioum grain tno rciiet ucsireu as a mat
ter nf tfrnnn. Tho rnllrnnrt,, -.nil..
Patterson said, that It Is the function on
thn f?nmmtfltlnti In i1nti.lMA ...l.., -. I
reasonable rates, In view 6f the c'lrcum-l
sinnces oi tno case, dui cintm, however
that In this coao thoy havo shown the
hrnnna.it rnlna In lta 1i,af n..1 ...........,
.v.iu, .UK... .w uu jun. iiiiu ICUBUUUDie
becauso these rates aro required to sun.
ply a part of that Inadequacy of u,
iriiiiiuio iiuauiib ji'vuiiuu wiiicn naa Deer
found to exlBt nnd the existence of which
is ticcmeaiy ucirimenuu to a sound pu
"Wn furlnn- liptrn " nnlrl f Tin,
.. ......... ...Mi., rM,l ,'.,. . UllClBOll
"that tho plight of tho rallronds Is ont
ot tho gravest dangers In tho present Btj.'
niion, not, oniy oy reason or tno vital Im
portance to tho community that Its trati.
portntion machinery shall at all times bt
In a stato of health and of efllclency, but
niso occnusc ranronu credit is the Verj
oncKnono ot mo investment structurt
now so graveiy inrcaicnea ny tno pro
nnf pm.rr.nnrv
Mr. Patterson then went over In dettDI
siuusiics oi earnings prcsenteu at tit
luriTiiu nennng last wcck.
Chauffeur Runs Car Into Flro PIbj'
to Avoid Collision.
An automobile, tho property of Asslil
nnt City Solicitor Michael J. Stctlnerr
20(1 Kast Price street, crashed Into a fin
plug at Grccno and Coulter streets ant
wns badly ilnmagcd this morning whf
tile chauffeur steered out of tho path o
another motorcar which crossed his pat)
nt n high rate of speed.
Tho automobile, driven by Tliomi
Muiciueion, r,-as coming south on Green
street. Ah tho enr reached Coulter streel
tho chauffeur saw n machlno coming wen
nt a high rate of speed. Rather than ruij
Into the automobile, Shackleton turned
his machlno to the sldo and crashed Intd
a flro plug. Shackloton was unable td
bring It to a stop and the car theri
bumped Into n tree nnd ho was throwrj
tn tho t.treet, but uninjured with the ex
ceptlon or a few scratches.
The police aro searching for the mo
tnrlst who was rcsponslblo for tho actl
Sun nnd Tides
Sun rises .. 0 2.1am. I Pun sets ... 5:01 p,c
IIlKh watcr.l0.!!7a in. I HIrIi wntcr.l0:17p.n
j.oiv water. K.vwi.m. i Low nntcr . o.-'ipc
HlBh wntcr. "'Ill am. HIbIi miter. TMp.nJ
i.ow water. x:il a in. I I.ow uiiter . 13Jpc
High water. I"W a.m. I HlEh wnter. S:12p,r
I.ow watir.ll.Oia in. I I.oiv water. . 11 llp.W
Vessels Arriving Today
Str Oonlstou Water (Dr.), Santiago, ore, J,
,v .ueiartii).
Htr t")ljoriCii (Dutch). Hoana. ballu
Munpon Line.
Htr (Junutlin, Jacksonville, etc.. merchandl
Men lianta ami .Minora Transrortatlon lob
Mr. llcrkshlre. Boston, pas'rnsers and nrn
clinnillso, 3It.rch.ints und Miners' Transrom
tlon Company.
Sir. Ilau (N'or.), Port do I'aix. lognotx;
Str. Krlcsmn. Ilnltlmorc, fiuFcngeri wl'
mcrcnanmsc, l.ncsion I, mo.
Sailing Today
fitr. NnrUk (Sued.). Thormann, Stockholm
&wilctl. fju i flpn-Vorunv I.lno
Str. Joseph J. Cunoo (N'or.), Anmodt. Fot
.vntonio i-unco importing? i-ompnny.
Ktr. Mnrltcres (Spnn.), Do Aramburu, Hoi
folk, U Wostcreaanl & Co.
Str. raprora (itul ). Mazedla, Not
entries M. Taylor s Mn. , , .
Sir Pernlon, Hillary. Savannah and J
lonvllle. Merchants and Miners' Traniportt
tlnn Company. , .
Str. I-eMuston. Nfrkerson Iloston. Mercian
htr. Anthony ciromcj, Jr.. lii-isto', nan
mure. Krlrss'Hi I.lnc , ...
Schr, Mararrct Olson. Cay Trani-Is, CajMr
A II f'limuilna X. t n
Pchr. John S. Mannl'mr. Curtis. rro 13 m
tThalea T. Mcgco i. co.
Steamships to Arrive
Nome. From.
Ancona Naples
Dominion Liverpool ...
Waahlngtonlan llalboa
Ilcsperos ?,mh?.y
jtuby (Ilurulur ...
Oluteppo C'ran
qvas Ohrlstlanla ..
Stanfonl Immliisham
Maine -n0J', "
Toma Stotkholm ..
Oldfleld Oranso -" arando.
'ftrtiinffinttin Liverpool ....
!.Oct. 1
.Oct 1
Oct 1
.Oct. 1
.Oct 1
Oct 1
.Oct. :
tvt :
Oct 5
Oct 5
Oct 2
ifanchesttr IJxcliangv.SIani'liMtcr
San rrancinoo
ronleton Water
VVoat loint ....
. Fantint'Q
, . I-ondon
.Oct S
Anwtoiayk li'ii'rti!?,!;-
Uau ' ort d" ""?
Ullle .''. !" Antonfo
Steamships to Leave
Anuini Naplos
Uorotnlon I.ivcipool "
Canton cbrUtlanla "J;
JVU'ni-AVJ-."Vff,-'S3--." S.
iuiltiieivr viwn. .-";. " Vof,
KumMerdrK ItotUrdara -ft"
Maine Iindun ""'
Ustu oUTerlngs of tonnage to fJ.ri;
tady Inquiry kP rate In tn '"'"" til
firm. An oversupply of tonnagu kP t
all uittrKet uuu ra "
Harrovian Hlr l.'l'hlluiWphla to "
nr iitnu. uruin. JW.UOO quarters, P"'
lf5Xkl"Tmr.. Pb.Ude.phia t. g$
iuiri iTnlt-,1 KInadom or Franc, gram, "
quarter. N'ovumber ,.,
Mvra fell, sum, from "hlmory. M,
Wlllnrby (Ilr.). Baltimore to Lon4 A
0.0 ouarurs. 2. 4H'l- "P4.10" r
lantlc imti. 3 itiil-. hoin' ru1"
Kwnbraudt (Br.)!. "'' """oSSt.
to livre. hrse. privai iiu-. .
lo ivvo trt. 1-oito Blco ' '' Pf'fei
William uootn. ); . -c'alji
t Dal urlvato tcrnis
BAHK .r,i-tlDklui
Vanadia (Nor.). Ciulf port 10 " "" j
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