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WM)AY, N()VyEMBEli28 1914, Jl'JlMI I mmnfgmvit nii i ..iniiDiiir1 ii'ipiiiipuii)ipittii EVENING LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28 1914. ATUSbAY EVENING REVIEW OF THE WEEK'S EVENTS HERE, TflERE AND EVERYWHERE IV I 11 i. 1' ' ' - Z mmm9mwumrmm mmmmm 1, i R Ml E WEEK IN WASBINTfN fiicial ami Unofficial Activities and Concerns of tho National Capital Turkey's volunlnry exnlAnrttlorK to Am- laseador Morfrenthnu nt Cdnstamlnople t the firing on tho Untied 8tnlct(, cruiser ennesscB's launch In the harbor of 8myr- was satisfactory to President Wilson find Stato Department officials, lnd the Incident Is considered closed. Tho ex planation was that the harbor had been .mined and the port ordered closed; that the American Ambassador lind been pre louly Informed of this, and that the Tennessee's launch was atopped by warn ing shots when she was passing through the mine zone. Vcm Cruz was evacuated by the Amer- clan troops on Jtondtfy and tho city wasJ Immediately occupied by Constitutions, Ists loyal to General Carranza. While Btate Department officials were await ing news of the occupation of Mex-lco City by General Kranclsco Villa, Consul Sllllman sent a dlspatt.li announcing that the troops of tho bandit lendor Zapata were matching Into tho city Tho British nnil French Ambassadors called at the Btate Department to ascertain If tho United States Government would protect their nationals In the disturbed Republic. Before lcalng for Wllllamstown, Mass., to spend Thanksgiving with his daughter, Mrs. Franols H. Soyre, President Wilson Informed callers nt the White Houso that ho would urgo tho passage of tho ship purchase bill at tho short session of Congress Much opposition developed against this measure, which calls for an outlay of $00,000,000, In tho last acsslon, nnd It Is believed that tho President will have a fight In his own party If tho Administration Insists upon tho legisla tion. Senators nnd Representatives wero much Interested In tho semiofficial an nouncement that tho President might ex ercise his constitutional prerogative and sit with the Senate when Imoortant busi ness was being considered in Bccret ses sion nnd that he would ask the Houso to amend Its rules so as to permit members of the Cabinet to Join In Its deliberations, without, of course, voting. Members or the Houso did not take kindly to tho sug gestion, but Senators seemed to welcome the- Idea tff tho President participating In the executive sessions. President Wilson refused to comment on tho report. Secretary of War Garrison refused to give his consent for officers of the United States army to appear before tho Houso Rules Commltteo at tho hearing of the resolution Introduced by Representative Gardner, of Massachusetts, providing for a. commission of inquiry to determlno tho preparedness or unpreparedncss of the United States for possible war, unless summoned by tho committee. Secretary of the Navy Daniels Informed Olr. Gard ner he would gladly testify before tha Houso Commltteo If requested to do so by the commltteo. ON PROHIBITION At presont tho prohibition crusade makes no oxceptlon In Its condemnation. It would affect wines and beers along with whisky; and tobacco Is also on Its list of things to be eliminated from the country. The brewers' objoct Is to crcato a popular opinion which will exempt beer from the ban they fear may bo put on all drinks containing alcohol. In this ambition they have the support of many respectable persons who have not one kind word for John Barleycorn, and the progress of their intelligent efforts at self-preservation will bo extremely Inter esting. New York Sun. Lately it occurred to Governor Goethals &s desirable that the canal should become dry. Accordingly, he Issued an order that makes it a total abstinence waterway. Listen: Pilots checking ships through the canal and all masters of tugs, mates and others employed in the navigation of tho waterway, are forbidden to toko even one drink. Not one. Los Angeles Ex press. Tho Democrats of the nation have an Issue to face, and they may as well pre pare for It. The liquor Interests are at bay; they are on the defensive. They realize that they have but a few more years In which to fatten upon the woes of their victims, but they are fighting desperately and nro willing to hold nny party between them and tho fire. The Democratlo party cannot afford to shield the brewery, tha distillery and tho saloon from the rising wrath of a determined people. Tho Commoner. RAILROAD RATES AGAIN While tho increase In commutation rates engrosses the attention of city dwellers, especially In the East, the broader problem of the railroads is not lost from sight. In fact. It Is made clear by soma editorial comment, that if the Interstate Commerce Commission had not denied the application of the railroads for on Increase in freight rates some months ago, the present raise in passenger fares wduld not have been made. The appeal of the railroads ! again before the commission, and the im portance of the latter's action may be Judged from tho following comment on the situation: As soon as stability comes to the busi ness interests adversely disturbed by the war, and the new financial system Is fully In operation, there must come a wide spread and powerful movement to afford relief to the railway companies of the United States from their present em barrassments of not being able to market their securities unless at oppressively hish interest costs. Railway credit has been impaired Im paired by radical Federal and State action; impaired by the advance of wages, of costs of material and Increased costs of operation, with but small in crease In rates In soma Instances, and none in others: Impaired by speculative and Illegal railway management through officials that surely knew better and wera expected by Investors to be mora conservative. If not more honest. Cincin nati Enquirer. Net earnings of railroads for the fiscal year ending June SO last, as reported by the Interstate Commerce Commission monthly, and complied by the Financial Chronicle, fell ore iiw.uv.wu as comparer with tho year before. They were, there-, fore, smaller than in 1911: but in the three years several hundred million dollars of new capital has been Invested In the roads Slnca tha beginning of 1913, 18 roads have passed or reduced dividends Meantime the roads have a huge amount of maturing obligations to meet between now and the end of 1. To e the money for that purpose they must not only pay higher lntst, but offer indu bitable securtty.-Dayton Journal. IN PHILADELPHIA The Pennsylvania Public ServUo Com- nlMlon agreed to hold a puWto hearjn tha protests received against the eo. lemplated lacreasa of pisener rate by he rilro4. T Jrwy rwam Jtltltl! CMHWWB ") wwnws ,drins tho mmbftjW l lW on Friday by the Pennsylvania Publlo Service Commission. Mayor Blankenburg approved the plan recommended by the subcommittee of the Comprehensive Plans Committee for tho Improvement of traffic facilities In the centre of the city by tho construction of a traffic loop along Race, Locust and ldth streets. It was declared on Monday that nn In crease In the size of Common Council Is expected by political leaders as a result of the December assessment It was pointed out that the September assess ment showed a decrease In some of tho Republican Organization strongholds nnd that If the assessment lists In these wards are not larger In December several of thesd wards will lose Common Coun cllmen. Organization lenders decided to take no chances, nnd have otdered the assessors to go through their respective nards tylth a fine tooth comb and rocord every name possible. Tho opening of tho opera season at tha Metropolitan Opera House on Monday night was ono of the most brilliant In tho musical history of the city. The opera presented was "La Tosca," with Geraldlne Knrrar In the title role. Work on "Billy" Sunday's Tabernacle at 18 th and Vino streets, facing Logan Square, was begun In earnest The Orn, second mercy ship sent by Philadelphia for tho relief of Belgian war victims, departed on Wednesday. The ship tirrled n carao of foodstuffs and Various necessities, the vnlue of which was estimated at $123,000. More than 200,000 citizens of tho city, as semblcd at four monster meetings in various parts of tho city, went on record as favoring tho plan proposed by Director Taylor for tho development of a compre hensive rapid trnnslt system in tho city. Tho meetings were nddrossed by Director Taylor, who wns enthusiastically cheered by the hugo nudlenccs. UNEMPLOYMENT PROBLEM No government Is likely to abolish un employment In this stage of economic ex perimentation, but a government may ac complish much. Much, though far from nil, of the suffering and loss occasioned by lack of employment Is due to poor dis tribution of labor. The Jobless man and the manlcss Job often have no way to learn of each other's existence. They need soomo agency of -communication. And why should not tho National Gov ernment dovote Its great organization to help Bolve this problem, if It can bo done without detriment to its essential func tions? Stnlcs nnd municipalities have es tablished employment bureaus. Tho Fed eral Goyernmont may do sd some day. Cleveland Plain Dealer. Tho Gorman Government hni done moro than any other nation for reducing tho numbor of unemployed. Alarmed by In dustrial nnd business depression, that Government In 1894 took measures for relief Tho problom of unemployment was diagnosed as nn Issuo of inefficient distribution of labor, and thelo was es tablished a thoroughly co-ordinated sys tem of public employment bureaus. The omplro has now moro than 700 public employment agencies which nro filling from 160,000 to 200.000 situations a month, and while unemployment has not been eliminated, greater progress has been made In Germany by reducing the number of Idle than In any other coun try. Oregon Dally Journal EDITORIAL BREVITIES While reflecting upon tha winter hard ships of war, don't forget that Switzer land Is still sitting astride the peak where the wind Is keenest Grand Rapids Press. The rumor that Secretary of State Wil liam Jennings Bryan is to retire on March 4 Is too obviously In the too good to be truo class to be taken seriously. As well think of Mr. Bryan voluntarily canceling . list of profitable Chautauqua bookings Springfield Union "I am a river flowing from God's sea through devious ways," sings Ella WTieclor Wilcox. Wo fear Sister Ella has gone to nature-fnklng. Rivers flow Into, not from, Beas. Houston. Post The great change since August, declares the Italian historian, Ferrero, is that "Eu rope no longer fears Germany." Europe, howeer, has somo things Btlll to worry about. Springfield Republican. It Is announced that Germany Intends to aid the United States in the relief work In Belgium. This is rather kind of Ger many considering tha fact that she had a good deal to do with bringing about the conditions that are calling for relief. New Orleans States. Oklahoma Socialists are demanding that each State must so decide by a referen dum vote before the United States can go to war. One naturally wonders what the enemy would be doing all that time. Kansas City Star. Senator Vardaman, who says he would like personalty to attend tha funeral of every crowned head In Europe, comes from 'way down South, whero there's a good deal of Impressive entertainment In the funeral of a colored brother who belongs to a first rat lodge. Louisville Courier-Journal. BEAT IT! - A4l From tlie New York World. COURSE OF THE EUROPEAN WAR Battles on Land and Sea, and the Week's Effect on the General Situation Comparative quiet In the western thea tre of war has been oftsot by great ac tivity In tho cast, where victory has followed the Czar's banner In both Po lish and Turkish fields of operation. Gen eral von Hlndenburg's drive against Warsaw, which pushed through the Rus sian centre to within 30 miles of the Polish capital, has been repelled decisive ly nnd the Kaiser's army beaten back to ward its own borders, with the Russians in hot pursuit. Turks also havo been put to flight, after a repulso of their in vasion of Transcaucasia nnd before a cyclonic Russian advance Into Armenia, Fighting along the Dlxmude-Nleuport line In Belgium has been of the thrust-and-parry variety, without significant ad vantage oithor to Allies or to Germans. Of chief note In the west has been a new drive against Mats, which has brought French troops within a score of miles of the stronghold. Turco-Russlan operations have been of seesaw character, paralleling to some de gree tho campaign In Poland. First a itussian dash forward, then retreat fol lowed by a new Russian drive. The terrific onset into Armenia was checked effectually last week by the Turks. Now, the Russians announce, their advance Is like a whirlwind and tha Turkish retreat Is a rout. Erzerum, a strong Turkish fortress in Armenia, is the objective of the Russians. Batum, a strong Russian port on the Black Boa, Is tha Turkish objective. Fighting to gain these points has been mostly of advance guard skirmishes. Wild claims have been mada by both countries as to succexs. Apparently nei ther has gained notable advantage. Invasion of Egypt probably Is the most spectacular feature of the Turkish cam paign. Ottoman forces hava eelzed El Arish, on the Mediterranean, advanced to the Sinai Peninsula and reached the banks of the canal. Heavy fighting Is re ported at El Kantara. -5 miles south of Port Said. The Turks report unqualified sucoess. which the British deny, but do not refute in detail. It is doubtful It tha Turks Intend to wreck the canal, as reported. The Ger mans will discountenance such an action, say reports. Further, Turkey has assured Italy tha canal would not be molested. While spectacular, the Invasion of Egypt presents formidable strategic obstacles. General Von Hlndenburg's drive on Warsaw In the second German campaign In Poland has beon thwarted and the brief history of tho present wnr has re peated Itself In a second withdrawal. Fierce battle for several days along a 40 mllo front between the Wnrtho and Vis tula Rivers has tesulted In great losses for the Invaders, Potrograd asserting that one army corps was annihilated and an other captured. Reinforcements rushed forward by tho Kaiser reached the sceno of battle only In tlmo to cover the retreat of tho German tight wing. Circled by superior Russian forces, von Hlnden burg's plan to envelop the Russian left failed, and his army Is reported In full retreat which partakes of the nature of a rout, according to official Russian ad vices. At Lodz, particularly, severe dam ago was Inflicted on the German line. The southern German army, rumored to be under command of the Crown Prince, has met with reverses nt Czenstochowa; Its plnn of diverting troops from the Rus sians, victorious in the north, was an utter failure, Petrograd says. Berlin reports of the week have stressed, the point that no decision has been reached along tha Warthe-Vlstula front, but acknowledgment was made of the dlspatoh of heavy reinforcements. A lull was reported In the operations along the Czenstochowa-Cracow line. Contradictory reports have confused the situation In Gallcla. Vienna announced that a strategic retreat lured the Czar's forces Into the Carpathians, where they suffered heavy losses. The Russian ver sion la that a second Invasion of Hun gary has been pushed 60 miles beyond the frontier Dashing on Cracow, the Russian sec ond army has advanced beyond the River San and moved Its vanguard to a point 12 miles from the city, which already has been Invested on the north by the army that hurried through Southern Po land. Fifteen regiments have been sent down the Danube by the Czar to aid the Serbs In expelling the Austrlans, who have made a successful Invasion south of Bel grade. Servian officials admit tha seri ousness of the Austrian movement Boer rebels hava met several reverses and the leader, General De Wet, with six ot his lieutenants, has been forced to flee across the Vaal River. In the West the outstanding feature has been the development of a new French drive toward Metz. The bom bardment of Arnavllle, less than 10 miles from the outer defenses of the great Ger man stronghold, Is regarded as of the utmost importance, although whether It Indicates an Intention to attempt the in vestment of the fortress, and thus cut off the Una of communication of tha Crown Prince's army, or is simply a means of relieving tha pressure of the German wedge against the Verdun-Toul line of defense Is not quite clear. The most Important naval event of tho week was the blowing up of the British battleship Bulwark nt Sheerdness, near the mouth of tho Thames, all but 13 of the crew of 750 being lost In the disaster The German navy also suffered losses, the submarine U-1S helng sunk by a British patrol boat oft the north coast ot Scotland. Another submarine of tha same type, the U-17, was reported dis abled off the Norwegian coast, and the torpedoboat destroyer S-tfl was cut down In a collision with a Danish mer chant vessel and had to be beached on the Swedish coast. EVACUATION OF VERA CRUZ Our Gain and Loss in the Occupa tion of and Withdrawal From Mexican Seaport. The evacuation of Vera Cruz by the United States forces early this week was the occasion of much comment from edi torial writers. The editorial in the New York World on the subject was widely reprinted becnuse the paper had long been nn ardent supporter of President Wilson's policy, and was taken to mean that the World was repudiating the Presi dent This was later denied, but many editors df the country, commenting on the World's opinion and on the subject Itself, seem to be satisfied that the Administra tion has failed. On the other hand are those who consider the evacuation ot Vera Cruz as a triumph for national honor and for the President. Admitting that his policy has not solved the Mexican prob lem, the Chicago Tribune Insists that the President's purposes have been and are the highest. The Springfield Republican is content to suspend Judgment, and says "the essential wisdom of the step will be flnnlly Judged In tho light of tho working out of the Mexican problem." The New York American insists that onoe the troops wera In Vera Cruz they should have gone on td Mexico, and refers to "tha policy of Ignorance, Indecision and inac tion." "A gigantic blunder," is the New York Tribune's comment The solution sug gested by moro than one editorial Is con nected with tho progress of Francesco Villa. The Atlanta Constitution, however, says that "tha one man has not been found " Tho gist of tho New York World's edi torial Is in the following paragraphs: The withdrawal of our foroes from Vera Cruz Is spoken of as an evacuation. Strictly speaking. It was nn abandon ment We did not deliver the town to anybody. We simply marched out and sailed away. Assuming that there ever was a sufil ctent reason for our ocoupatlon of th Mexican seaport, how can its relinquish ment now be explained? The flag has not been saluted. There Is no aeturanca of po&ce. Except for out naval forces wa are In no position to fulfil our engagements with foreign Powore. Betting out to establish consti tutional government in Mexico, we are leaving Mexico to Its own resources nt a time when its internal affairs are mora chsotlo than they were when wa Inter fered with them. Have wa served the Mexicans! Have wa served ourselves? Hava wa served mankind? There Is one gain In tha evacuation of Vera Crur. by our troops which even the most prejudiced opponent of "watchful waiting" can hardly deny. If we withdraw, wo keep our word In tha eyes of South America. The only way we can make "the other Americans" belloe that we mean to get out Is to get out Chicago Evening Post IN COMMERCE .AND FINALS! VARIOUS TOPICS In considering the vast now opportu nities of America In the trade world, the Russian field must not be overlooked. Our trade thero cannot reach Its proper stride without a strong trade treaty. In dications are that Washington officials are on the alert and ready to take up this question with Russia as soon as possi bleCharleston News. New Orleans Is so Incontestably the best port on this side ot the canal that the Callfornlans havo naturally sent their first ship hero. But New Orleans can not hope to hold this trade secure un ltss she gives whole-hearted support to the new service. It Is comtnendnble for Now Orleans business Interests to take a conspicuous part in trying to develop new fields In Latin-America. But they will make a mistake which Inter they will deeply regret If they neglect the Pacific coast trade which Is now being offered to them New Orleans Dally States If It be true that Governor Amnions, of Colorado, nnd Governor-elect Carlson are working together upon a plan for restor ing effective State Government In tho min ing region, tho news Is most welcome An Investigating committee of tho Legisla ture has appealed to the Governor to "pre paro to nccopt for tho people of this State tho responsibility of again bolnc; a Stato," and has asked him to make It clear to the people that law and order must be preserved, even If It should become neces sary to call every able-bodied man of military age Into nctlvo RerIcn What ever view be taken of tho rights nnd wrongs of tho mlno trouble, thl3 funda mental duty of a civilized State Is para mount to nil other considerations Now York Evening Post, Since August 15 the c.innl has earned moro than $700,000, an tnconstderablo amount when Its cost Is taken Into con sideration, but considerable! when it is re membered that tho canal has Just been opened nnd that a great war has stag nated commerce. The canal will bo tho means of developing trade so that receipts will multiply rapidly as transportation with now ports Is developed Hartford Post. E cuts and Tendencies of lift Week in tho World of Stbcfcsl and Bonds Tho greatest proxreta toward a return i to normal conditions In commerce and finance that has been made in any weettt since tha European war began, marjd tne week just closing. The most important event waa thslt sumption of trading In bonds onthe'fiqJjM of tho New Tork Stock Exchange Wil morning, the Governing Committer- $1 the Exchange having decided to reopen for restricted trading in bonds at irhlhlM mum prices to be established by theefl U'lCll ViUlllllllkiCQ Ul J- V U A1IQ W erning Commltteo of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange decided yesterday to re opon tho Exchange on y onday for re stricted tradtnc In all local securities, in cluding stocks and bonds, salos not torv bo made at prices lower than established,! vy iiiu oiJeuim V.UinilllLlCB ul flVO UHUOl - which transactions have been carried on in tho open market since tha Stock Ex- M cnango closed on JUiy si. On Monday trading was resumed on.'.'' the Chicago Stock Exchango. During tn ' first fow minutes after the Exchango was opened trailing was light, and therajj were no signs of much-feared liquidation! As n general rulo tho prices at which! securities sold on that Exchange wera nbovo tho prices placed on them by tha j Special Committee. Sovornl other Interior Stock Exchanges' took action during tho week to resume J buslnrcs. The Wnahlngton Stock Ex-J change will open on Monaay; tna Neviji On Tuesday the first auction sale of!' tho local Exchango was held, and onjl Wednesday tho second sale took place. "J Tho transactions maclo were under the Jurisdiction of tho Special Commtttee of Five. Prices, although they wero oft from tho last closing prlco in some casesAa were, as a general rule, slightly higher ! or nt the samo figure aa the closing, tha Special Commltteo allowing a slight re-3 rtiirtlnn from this ttrice. i Tho Federal Reserve Bank of Phlla-"j dclnhla rcdlscounted Its first commercial-: paper on Monday, the amount being 1&0.OO0, , for tho Pcnn National Bank. The paper , wan of maturity within 30 days and was- thus discounted at tho BVa per cent rato J The Penn National was given a credit of $50,000 and later drew some of tho; new 15 Federal reserve notes, which aroi only Issued when paper Is redlaoountcdiaj The notes were tne nrst or the new ; money to bo put Into circulation in this1 city. Lnter on during the week other ' member Institutions or tho Federal Ke-ti serve Bank followed tho lead of the Penn National Bank and rcdlscounted paper and took out somo of tho new money. Tuesday tho Philadelphia Clcarlne" Houso Association held a. sneclal meet ing and voted to admit the Federal, Re- - serve Bank to non-vOtlng membership lnJ the association, according It the samoa privileges as other members of tho aasog elation. Tho reglonnl bank began to clear J cnecks tnrougn tno uicanng House on;i Wednesday. 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