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PWpi NIGHT EXTRA NIGHT RXTT?A VOL. I-NO. 71 PUILADEIjPHTA, rillDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1014. PRICE ONE CENT Cert slant, 1014, i ine rctuo Lxtxin Conr.Ni. TV ALLIES THROW BACK INFANTRY DMEATYPRES Germans, However, Report Repulse of Counter At tack at Same Point on Flanders Front. French Begin Now Advance in Alsace, Where Battlo for Pos session . of Muelhauson and Altkirch 13 Raging. The nrincioal fiBlitiue in West Flanders is now centreing in the vi cinity of Yprcs, where both Allies and Germans have made attacks, appar ently without achieving any con spicuous success. The Paris War Office's, official statement issued this afternoon declares that German infan try attacks in that region have been repulsed, while the report of the Ger man General Staff, issued in Berlin, declares that attempted advances by the Allies have been thrown back. Paris reports little activity else where on the line, except in the Ar Bonne, where attacks by the German infantry have failed to gain ground. Unofficial reports from Berne, Switzerland, confirmed by dispatches from Berlin, show that on the ex treme French right, in Alsace, a battle of considerable proportions-is in prog ress, the French having developed a new offensive toward Mulhausen and Altkirch. Strengthening of the German lines in, Poland and Resumption of the of fensive, particularly against the Ger man centre at Lodz, stand out as the salient features of the Poland cam paign. 'Both Kaiser's and Czar's War Offices agree that fighting has been furious at several points along the line, and each side arrogates such advantage as exists to itself. North of Lodz the Germans have been forced back, but at the centre their re-form, ed line holds firm, while the perilous situatjprtUtuspuJJ.wai-cn'lH.the; line, at Czenstbchowa,' jias been .re lieved by strong reinforcements. In the L'owicz region the Czar's vigorous operations have forced the. enemy to manifest a counter offensive. By a surprise attack Hungarian troops routed the Russians who en-, tered Hungary from eastern Galicia. According to the official Vienna state ment, 15,000 prisoners were taken, petrograd reports possession of a number of the Carpathian" passes. It is reported 120,000 Turkish troops Concluded on Page Four RUSSIA FORCED TO HURRY . MORE TROOPS AGAINST TURKS Ottoman Gains Indicated in Trans Caucasian Campaign. BERLIN. Dec 1. RuHjIa. Is reported to bo sending more reinforcements to Transcaucasia to fight me Turks, Having ueen taken by sur j prise by the organization and equipment of the Turkish army. A Russian military paper Is quoted as Baying that Russia has lost 33,000 officers in killed, wounded and captured since the war began. England Is massing an enormous 'army of units In Egypt, according to a press dispatch to a German news agency from Constantinople. This states that Portugal Intends to enter the war by sending an army to reinforce the British-Egyptian army. V Athens reports the landing of SUMO Canadian -volunteers In Egypt In addi tion to the heavy contingent of Aus. trallan apd New Zealand troops disem barked there a few days. ago. X TO BUILD TRUCKS FOR WAR Orders for Vehicles and Digging Im plements Placed Here. CHICAGO, Dec. 4. Two hundred three ton and, 100 five-ton trucks have been' ordered from local manufacturers "for the. British and Russian Governments. A, great quantity of ahoyels, buckets, pick and. other Implements suitable for trench-digging have alio been' ordered by Great Britain, the total of both orders aggregating j:,500,000. GERMANS HOLD FOE'S ENVOYS France Protests Against Detention of Ambassadorial Attaches, PARIS, Dec. i The, French Govern ment has protested to Berlin through the Spanish Ambassador that Germans, are detaining as prisoners of war members of the French Ambassadorial, service in stead, of sending them bask In accordance with thy ruka of the Geneva, Convention, Hi i -iTHrTf BTij naL?' iWl II TUK WEATBBR fr PkilaJtflftkm and view'tit K iju.dy to4ay u,ith nt ekuiy t tern FACES CONSPIRACY CHARGE TO SHIELD HIS DAUGHTER Book Publisher and His Associate Accused of Obstructing Justice. Two Philadelphia law book publishers took tho alternative of facing conspiracy charges In court today rather than havo tho daughter of ono of them appear for a hearing on a statutory charge before a Magistrate, where only the complaint would ho heard and she WoUld have no opportunity to defend herself, Tho wen are George T, Blsel, presi dent Of tlin acorgn T. Blsel Company, 721 b'nnsotn street, and Cyrus M. Dixon, vice president of the eo'inpany. Disci's daughter, Mrs. Florcnco H. rilffoul, wns arrested in .Wllllamsport Inst week on a statutory charge preferred hy her hus band, Arthur 10. Clifford, formerly an ottlclal of the hook publishing firm. Blsel .admitted In Quarter Sessions Court today heforo Judge Uarrntt that he know tho whereabouts of his daugh ter nnd offered to produco her In tho protection of tho Qiinrier ScbsIohb Court. As the mutter Is still In tho jurisdiction of Magistrate Harris, before whom Mrs. Clifford was to havo had a further hear ing last Monday, Judgo Barratt could do nothing but comply with tho demand of John II. K. Scott, attorney for tho complainant, and hold Blsel nnd Dixon In $600 ball each for court On n chargo of conspiracy to obstruct Justice. Dixon anld he knew nothing of tho whereabouts of Mrs. Clifford, hut was held because Clifford said he had made n statement, to tlie effect tho woman had been sent to a foreign country. Judgo Barrntt made clear to Blsel that he was transgressing tho law It ho re fuged to produce tho woman beforo a magistrate or in any way nldcd her to keep out of the jurisdiction. He refused r to avail himself of this advice, declar ing he would not have his daughter sub mit to a one-sided hearing before a mag istrate. Itc admitted that tho only Jus tification he had to offer for his refusal to produce the womnn was that as her father he would not stand Idly by and permit her character to bo besmirched. Ball for the woman at 'Wllllamsport was furnished by Dr. N. R. Hubbard, a dcntlBt, nnd when she failed to appear at the hear ing beforo Magistrate Harris, tho latter ordered the 300 bond forfeited. Doctor Hubbard, who also was sum moned to court today, was exoneratod on his declaration that there was no agree ment, explicit or Implied, that ho was to be reimbursed for his loss by tho for feiture of tho ball bond, no said he nat urally expected Blsel would compensate him If tho bond wero sued out. The dentist was discharged, the testimony not connecting him with any arrangement for the removal of Mrs. Clifford from tho jurisdiction of the court. PROOF OF ANGLO-BELGIAN PACT FOUND, GERMANS SAY Secret Manuals Show Co-operation Between Two Governments. BERLIN, Dec. A. A statement frcm tho Foreign Office1 today declares: "German troops In the war theatre have discovered secret manuals of the British General Staff containing detailed Informa tion on Belgian railway rolling stock and details as ,to .bllloUng.TJh.ejo, rnamiats .!..-.,. ..;1.'V..'."KTS' .....It.a.i mill, K gUUlU Ulll IIU.VU MCH fcv ...t.. ...u active assistance ofthe Belgian Govern ment, which supplied dotalled infefrmd tlon. "This Is further evidence that England and Belgium believed long ago that there would be English military action In Bel glum." PRETENDER'S- BROTHER SEEKS CHANCE TO FIGHT Due de Montpensier Sails for Eng land to. Offer Services. NEW YORK. Dec. i. When the Lnsltanla sails tomorrow the Duo de1 Montpentler will bo among her passengers. He Is bound foe- England to offer his services to the British Gov ernment In the present war; France hav ing refused his offer to serve In any capacity. The Duke is a brother of the Duo d'Orleahs, who claims the throne of France, and It Is strictly against French law for any member of n former royal house to, serve the State In the military or naval branches. The chief o& the Duke's personal staff Is Captain' Henry E. Morton, Royal Naval .Reserves and. former captain of the Bieamsuip .uonKoua, u. uik x-ui-iuii juici. SUSPEND RATE INCREASES Philadelphia Benefits by Decision of Commerce Commission. -WASHINGTON? Dec. 4. The Interstate Commerce Commission today suspended until June 13 proposed Increases In rates over the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Rail road on bituminous coal from points on the railroad's line to Wilmington, Del,; Philadelphia and Baltimore, Sid,, on traf fic destined to certain points "beyond." The Commission also suspended pro posed Increases In rates on clean rice on railroads operating from Austin and other points In Texas to Atlanta, Ga., and other Southeastern cities. Proposed increases In rates on brewers' rice, from New Orleans to Dallas, Fort "Worth and San Antonio, were suspended until June 13. SALT CO. ACCUSES P. B. B. Asks Commerce Commission to Order Repayment of 1007. Agents of thp Pennsylvania. Bait Manu facturing Ctfmpany, of Philadelphia, tes tified today a( the Federal Building be fore J. Elgar Smith, examiner for the Interstate Commerce Commission, in sup port cf ilu company's plea that the rail rdad be ordered to make repayment of ?UXr to the oompan. The salt company alleges that In adequate shipping facilities provided by the railroad at the Natrona, Fa., salt plant caused a loss. The railroad com pany filed a counter-claim of JtSOO for transportation, The p. B. MarUn Company, meat nack rs, asked that tfie Penisjrjyanla be eom petbd to equip Its refrigerator ears with hooks and lacks. VOTJTH HADE NOOSE IN CELL Used Lining of Coat for Purpose in Abington .Police Station, A nose mad from the lifting of his cost was found in the eW f P. J. Wal ter, a MoKiaiey. Pa.. ywHh, i bfore ha u taken from the Abtaston Bailee utftttae U the NarrUtawn JjiiT I - ISfthA SIAVBB DJ B B MT.4 rf.Mslum Will ... bbUb bIMMbib nuts- iwu'-, Ma.4au,l ItWU the Iron bars uf. the cell window, about eight feet frm the flow. Waiters teemed agitated when taken from the cell Tha prisoaer sea committed ta defuli ..if j-k ball b- Magistrate WhUains for j !'.- . '.'l.-i . it a bouse to M-.K;iils. AN OUTLET FOR ENERGY ACCUMULATED Many of the men who arrived from Vera Cruz were not allowed to go ashore till this morning. That they felt good about gaining solid earth beneath their feet on home soil once more is evidenced by the photograph. A friendly scuffle is taking place as a derrick lands baggage from the transport. MAN FIRES SHOT AT WIFE WHILE SLEEP WALKING Camden Somnambulist, Former Soldier, Wounds -Woman With Rifle First Mistaken for Burglar. A Camden somnambulist fired a shot from a rllle In his sleep early this morn ing, and the bullet struck his wlfo in the right foot. She Is at Cooper Hospital. The man Is John Hoffman, of .(05 Arling ton street. Shortly after 2 o'clock this morning. Oli Emma Hoffman was awakened by a shot in her room. When she opened her eyes In the darkened room sho saw the form of a man standing In a shadow, a few feet from the bed, with rlflo In hand. She failed to recognize him as her hus band and first mistook the man for a burglar. Mrs. Hoffman tried to wake her hus band, hut he was not in bed and then she screamed for help. "Halt," shcuted the man, as he stood In tho darkness a few feet away. "Ad vance, and give the countersign." When Mrs, Hoffman heard the volce,,sho recog nized It as that of her husband. She limped from her bed. with a rlflo ball In her foot and crawled along the floor to the side of her husband, fear ing every second that he would fire an other shot and perhaps kill her. When sho reached his side she wrenched the rifle from his hands and Hoffman wan aroused from his sleep. When his wife Informed him that he had shot her, Hoffman was Ignorant as to what had happened and would noti be lieve it until ha saw the blood flowing from his wife's foot. He then ran out of tho house and called for an ambu lance. When the ambulance raced up to the house, two policemen Jumped from tha steps of the vehicle and ran Into the house with, the physicians. Upon learning that Hoffman had shot his wife they were prepared to take him Into custody, but his wife explained that he ''often walked In his Bleep" and assured the police that tha entire affair was an accident, Satis fled with this explanation, the police left the house and the Injured woman was hurried, to the hospital, According! to the police. Hoffman, who is 38 years old, was a former soldier In the United States army and served In the Philippine Islands. The rllle. with which he shot his wife, he explained, he always keeps back of the door In his bed room for protection. He told; the police that he dreamt last night that he was stU In tlje army, but coul dnot rejnsro ber when he got out of bed or when he flred the shot which injured his wife. WIFE SUES FOR DAMAGES Asks 6J5000 for Alleged Alienation of Husband's Affection. Sut was brought in Cow of Common fleas No- by Annie Leff agaiitat Clara Bennick to recover tUXXl damages for the alleged atteaatlon of the affeetions of tli plalntlK'a husband, Benjamin Leff. The plaintiff rssldVs at SM Wood street Judge Martin allowed a capias for the arrest of the defendant and fixed her ball at Q0i The wife Is represented hy H. AaroBson, MOTjrJEB PINDS SON SUICIDE Failure to obtain work was the reason for the srfcide of Harry Ascamosy. of 318 Carjwwfer street, wfc was found hang, ing frwn a gas Jt in Ws room by bis mother today- The body M at the Jew ish Morgue, 410 Christian street. Atcaruuay became despondent when fee found, it Impossible tu get employment. This jniwruJos he failed to reijieod ta knocks f his door He was pronounced dead at Mount Slua.i Hospital. , IMWyKA, IftUiktttI IteietiSja 0&tde. Tin ctummej! mm -. CORONER FREES WITNESSES Jury Pails to Obtain Evidence War ranting Their Detention. Two men arrested as witnesses In connection with tho death of Joseph Sln gallia, CO years old, 137 Ellsworth street, who was found dead ot gas poisoning In his homo on November 28, wero dis charged by Chief Deputy Coroner Ar thur Sellers today at tho inquest Into the death of Slngnllla. Tho Coroner's Jury failed to ngreo whether they should be held to await the action of the Grand Jury. Tho men,. who wero discharged, hvwere -Frank - Ezlaxoor- and '. -Joseph- 3r Krailer. ' . Witnesses testified that 'Slngallla was overcome by gas while In bed. Ezluzas admitted ho came Into tho gas-flllod loom In which tho dead man lay and went to bed without detecting the odor of gas. , Kinder also slept In the house on tho night that Slngallla died, and both men wero nrrested ns witnesses by tho police. THOUSANDS STAND NEAR AND SEE GIRL CARRIED FROM FIRE Torn and Disheveled Young Man Snatches Her From Death, But No Person Lends a Hand. Thousands ot persons watches a young man calmly face death this afternoon, saw him, torn and disheveled, make his way through dense smoke and flames to rescue a girl from the second story ot a burning house. No ladder was used in the rescue and, although thousands ot persons cheered the gallant hero, not one moved to help him. The house was buthed to the ground. A squad of bluecoats fro mthe Front and Westmoreland streets station stood by during the whole proceeding, but did not move one finger to aid. They ap peared as helpless as Engine Company No. 2, Firemen watched the rescue with interest. They arrived on the scene nearly two hours too late. Yet, with all, they did their duty, and all had a good time. j Thse few wlerd acts occurred at the house, known as the ''Old IJpplncott Man sion," corner of O street and Erie ave nue. It was once haunted. It is said. The fall trees that stand only a few hundred feet away whisper all kinds of strange tales. The nearest house Is many blocks away. At all events, the home was "doomed." The city ordered It torn down to make plaee for the externum of Brie, avenue. The I.ub(n Motion Plature Company ob tained permission from the city to burn the house to the ground and at the same time take a realistic picture film which will be called the "Black Sheep." Thereby hangs te lafe, Georgf Wi TjrwIlUger was In charge. M)ss Qrjal HSwley was the heroins and Bart Msteglf. as the nero, carried her thrown tb flames. Kempton Green was the -Task sheen. The showvfor it was a real show was slated for U m.. but was delayed b cuiuse the nremaji dW not arrive to start the Are, Ttoy.fead a good exense; tbsy had been djjgyed lighting a Are at Sth and CwabeilM streets. The tire was started In "th kitchen- CANADIANS IN EGYPT snn si VaiiiatssXa Eeported Sent to Ogpsisa tV juries. BBRUN. See. .-"Athens reports state that Sngtaiui has landed . Ca. nadUo veiufttean H KsH. - a Wtt sat iMued here today 4elars. ON SHIPBOARD "MOVIE" KING TAKEN INTO CUSTODY; WIFE CHARGES DESERTION Frederick Mace Arrested as Colleagues Prepare to Do rlrrri "Homage Accuser Lives in This City. Frederick Mace, a "movie" producer and former Philadelphia dentist, appeared at tho West Sldo pollco co'urt In New York today to answer a charge of wlfo abandon ment proferrcd by Mrs. Mace, who lives on Hunting Park avenue, and who Is said to ue a "member of tho original Kloradora Sextette. Tho "movie" man must explain to tho co'urt why ho should not be haled beforo the courts In this city. A dinner was to lavo been given at the) Waldorf-Astoria lust night, with Mace as tho guest of honor. A number of Ills con temporaries were bent on telling him what an excellent producer he was and how much they valued him personally. Detectives spoiled the well paid plan hy arresting Maco an hour or so be foro the dinner was to be given, and shortly aftrr he arrived at his apartments In the Hotel Bristol from the Yonkers" studio of his company. Under the cir cumstances tho "movie" man was con siderably annoyed, but the minions of the law wero obdurate, and there was nothing for him to do but to visit police head quarters. There Mace got in touch with his lawyer. A telephone message to Dis trict Attorney Wbltraan got his consent to ball of $1000. More telephoning brought Judge llosalsky, and at 3 o.'clock this morning the detained guest of honor was released. The dinner was cold and the diners had departed. Tho lawyer for the unfortunate "movie" producer says that he Is one of the high est priced men In the business, which he entered after many years spent in this city as a dentist, where he is, said to be well known. He had but recently re turned from Russia after staging the "Threads ot pestlny," In which Evelyn Nesblt Thaw Is the star. Mrs. Mace Is known on the stage as Gertrude Wallace, and at one time played In leading companies, her friends say. That was before Mace became a "movie" producer. DIPHTHERIA IN A HOSPITAL Polyclinic Puts Two Wards Under Quarantine, piphtherla ta the Polyclinic Hospital, Uth and Lombard streets, has caused a rigid quarantine to be placed on two wards In the Institution. The first case was discovered Monday In the children's ward, from which It spread to the men's ward, Both of these wards were Immediately quaran tined and physicians at tKe hospital took cultures from every person In the build ing. Eleven nurses who showed traces ot the disease were taken tu ,the:MunIoipal Hospital, where four are now being treated. Miss Mary Hokwta, head nurse of the men's ward, has the most severe case. The other nurses returned to the Polyclinic Hospital today. Every precaution to prevent tha disease from gaijilng a flrn foothold In the hos pital has been taken and the physleians regard the situation as being 'well In hand, The few patients who are aSfeeted have mild cases. STORM WARNINGS ON COAST New York Weather Bureau Brpeats Heavy Northeast Blow. NHW YORK. -LThe tetwt wWfce hweai Uim th fsitwtos seerta wait ing today - "Hoist northeast storm wamiugs. Cae Utsry to Cap Cod- tUairbaac over Tennessee roovutg aorttt. Strung north east and east w4s, juo-aol, lucKssiaj tosight." SERGEANT J. L. WILSON DIES; ON POLICE FORCE 40 YEARS Injuries Suffered in Accident at Ma sonic Temple Fatal. .lames t, Wilson, 77 years old, a retired police sergeant, for more than 40 years connected with the pollco department, died today at his home. 4332 Aspen street, as a result of Internal Injuries. Ifo at tended a meeting of Oriental Lodge, No. "S3, F. and A, M last month at Masonla Temple. Upon leaving the building he wns struck by a heavy swinging door. He never recovered from the shock. Sergeant Wilson was jv veteran of the Civil War, nnd served with a regiment of Pennsylvania volunteers. Itc was attach ed to tho Lancaster avenue and S9th street station since the close ot the war. He Wis made houso sergeant on January 3, 1SSS, and held that position until Septem ber 1, 1013. when he was placed On the pension list. Three children survive him, Walter, and Harry Wilson, nnd Mrs. J. II. Snyder. His wife died 12 years ago, The funeral will be held next Tuesday. DAUGHTER'S DEATH REUNITES COUPLE; THBYMARRY AGAIN Mr. and Mrs. Darlington, Divorced 16 Years Ago, Brought Together by Murder of Their Girl. Frederick W. Darlington, president of a rubber company nt 660 North Broad street, and his former wife, Mrs. Georgiana M. Darlington, have been re united by tho death of their daughter In San Francisco and wero married for the second tlm,e last Monday in that city. They wero divorced 1G years ago. News of the marrlago was received hero today In .1 dispatch from tho West. Mr. Darlington left Philadelphia several days agol on hearing of the mur der of his eldest daughter. She was shot and killed by an Insane Mexican on a lonely ranch about 40 miles from Snn Francisco. Tho Mexican had been employed on the place and attacked her while other ranchmen wero nway. After the shooting he attempted to escape but finding himself surrounded, ho committed suicide. The body was taken to San Francisco for burial and when Mr. Darlington reached there ho met tho wife from whom he had, been divorced for 18 years. He had not seen her In almost as long a time. Slnco separating from her husband Mrrf. Darlington has become an accomplished musician in Boston. After the' funeral both Mr. and Mrs. JJarttngton' remalrfed"lri'"'S4n"'Franctscp 'for several days. They saw much of 'each other and last Monday were quietly re married.1 " " ' It Is probable that Mr. Darlington will bring his wife to Philadelphia with him. for It was stated nt the ofllcea of his company here today that no was on his way home. He Is expected In Philadel phia early next week. Mr. Darlington has an apartment at the Burlington. Juniper and Spruce streets. OHIO COAL STRIKE TO GO ON: 40,000 FACE STARVATION Miners and Operators Fail to Agree on Compromise. CLEVELAND, Dec. 4, There will be no peace In the Ohio coal region, The strike will go on. This was the result of tho conference of' miners' delegates from Sub District No, 8 and Ohio operators which broke up suddenly and adjourned sine die today without any agreement being reached. There will be no Christmas In the East ern Ohlol coal fields this year. Starvation stalks In the Belmont County hills. Twenty thousand children there will be lucky to have enough to eat and more fortunate If they have clothing to keep their bodies warm. Similar conditions affect SOOO women and 13,000 men. These statements were made today in the conference of representatives of the miners and operators trying to settle tho strike begun eight months ago. The miners want 47 cents a ton for their mining. The operators offer 4l. cents. Strikers reported that many families ot eight were existing on less than J3 a week. Shipments of food and clothing to the strike region from Ohio cities during the past few weeks have alleviated the distress very little, miners' representatives said. Governor Cox has suggested that .000 discarded militia uniforms be sent by the State. This will probably be done. Cards have been sent to every church In Ohio asking that dally prayer be of. fered for settlement ot the strike. 42 COUNTIES IN STATE UNDER CATTLE QUARANTINE Pennsylvania to Continue Under Ban, Says Secretary Houston, WASHINGTON, Dec .-Amendments modifying the foot and mouth disease quarantine in the States ot Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Kentucky, signed by Secretary ot Agriculture Hous ton, were Into effect today. , The amendments lift the quarantine on the northern peninsula ot Michigan and on the States of Pennsylvania and Ken tucky, with, the exception of the following counties In Pennsylvania; CumbBrlind Bsuphln 1XU1 Fytt Ftu-Ua Orta Ir.dUiw- Jual.U ta Master Lawuase Lebanon lWsb Lrceatsf 5Jircr wtsrUiKi A boWIou of the Union Stock Yardr, Chicago, has also been set aside Xg re ceive shipments of live stock from points outside of the quarantined arsa, and Js a npted .fre the. quarantine deuM umiftst its rest at .uina.1, BAN ON 0HBISTMAS GlfTS ' Hi iisjisiseiipsjssBr gouthingtaa, Saw Will Wst 'Aejrt Thsn Fwh-i. Pupite This Ye-tr. SOUTHIKOTOK. Cen.. Ofe. ..-.' puslie school taaebem of this town voted UMisdsaousI tods- nut to accept jty OtusMan areata - anj turuw "nJ MMS. BeiSus tMSJiad , SM K i., b9ih h-.s ..jifriMV W sjlswd u inl AdaiBS Allbnjf ArauHreor Buritr Caajbii CSfcwUr Mimia HMfesunr SSMW Nsrtsu gwiE. &!Mlllll w Ales tea TfckwtUwJ Sb TAYLOR BRANDS SEPARATE T PLAN BETRAYAL Transit Director Says Cos tello's Frankford Scheme Would Tie City's Hands in Fight for High-speed System. " Would End Chances of a Coin- peting Chestnut Street Sub way if P. R. T. Refuses to Agree to Co-operate. TrunMt Director A. Merrltt Taylor this afternoon branded the proposed elevated railroad to Frankford, Independent of his subway-elevated plans, as an "unthink able betrayal of a public trust." The Director said such an elevated would not only tie tho halids of the city In Its fight for better transit conditions, but would removo nil chancer ot con structing a compctltlvo eubway under Chestnut street In the event that the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company re fused to agree to the-transit plans. PLAN WAS COSTELLO'S. The ordinance providing for tho Frank ford elevated road wns Introduced In Common Council yesterday by Peter E. Costello, of the -41st Ward. It provides for the Immediate construction of a two track elevated railway on Front Street to Kensington avenue, to Frankford avenue, to nhawn street, and Ignores the plans of Director Taylor. Commenting on tho ordinance this after noon Director , Taylor said; "According to tho newspapers, an ordl- , nance, was introduced' In Councils yes terday offering a franchise to the Phila delphia Rapid Transit Company which, will enable that company to construct an elevated railway over Front street, Kensington avenue and Frankford avenue. "The terms of this ordinance as pub lished disregard the plans which hate been developed by the Department of City Transit for the establishment of a complete high-speed system In the city in a way which will connect up every Important section with ovcry other Im portant section for one 5-cent fare. "BETRAYAL OF PUBL.1C TRUST." .".Th,e, citizens- qf .t5hUaaelphla shpuld realise. that a program for transit de velopment has been .arranged between tho officials of tho Philadelphia Rapid . Transit Company and the Department cf City Transit; It was published on 2Uay 27, 114. "Tho formal adoption of this program by tho companies has been delayed, and It has been stated by an oillclal of, the Concluded on Pace Two Jf TWO HURT, SIX DYING, TOLL OF AUTO MISHAPS Girl Seriously Injured While Speed ing1 to Mother's Bedside. BUFFALO, Dec. i. Two women and one man are dying, while six other per sons are more or less seriously hurt as the result of automobile collisions here today. While rushing a friend to catch a train for Detroit, where her mother la danger ously III, an autbmoblle driven by Robert Osborne collided head-on with a trolley car In Kenmore. Marie Stein. 13 years old, of Detroit, suffered a fractured skull, and possibly Internal Injuries. Sne was removed to the Homeopathic Hospital in an unconscious condition, Five others were Injured, Three women were Injured at Williams vllle when an automobile ran into a party of nve horseback riders on tho TOUtams vllle plko. COMMUTERS IN DILEMMA Delawareans Unable to Officially Protest Increased Bates, WILMINGTON. Del., Dec 4.Agita tlon In other States to prevent the rail roads putting Into effect Increased fares may lead to a move at the coming ses sion of the Legislature for a State Utility Commission. Commuters have taken no action on the Increased fares for the reason there u nd body in Delawaro that lias corur'4 over the matter ana no one 10 -whoui iu make a prqtest, It Is pointed out t&at Maryland. New Jersey ana. rennsyivaa have utility oommissionBi wun wuj powers anil whatever actiorkis taken cm the Increased fare proposlttaa wui ha to come from those States Afrom. the Interstate Commerce Commissim There Is a Public Utility Cojamisstofl In Wilmington, but U has nopowrs off side the city limits and no control ow railroads. MEBOHAlTTa HPT BATE BAISB West Philadelphia Business Men Adopt Plan Against :Loss4w. West Phttadelphla merchants oui.i j a defense program for the purpose or ,, ventlug !os through unscruiwtuus ae-i era, at a njeetteg ot the West Muia.i ubU Business Mew's Asaotiatton, in Mve- COBjnwiiee tm - -- -- -for eaeh customer, and the irtan piroaistM for a regnlar reortUS by (. d?sr the ctwuniuaity of the awegjrt f sv-f niHshasad eh r4l f Ta visreji J WM - - . i. u.ilnnil, -fri TIT -- Ik KlJiJ. S. 2 ! IKZ tiilnS (terd -? -- i - v-mac- - -. . . ... . ta. tha-BSBtfs! lhii:l ill icjS iK th ft hi fcMapairfg Ha "jjgigf.a is ? JU H B MW ZmrSmXm - ' ' sw S- "v uswkdj w ; -.- r wwt , slyiSif iS.-?- &W Bfl-.!ABk &bL murw XJ