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m7HTwcTtir. w '. ,,,-,.,-,. r - .,,..,ni. -t;,p h.viwijiii'v v7t ei vipW3lfl .. - ; ,;, ' .i - v ------ r&frtgt '" " '-y"-- -'- ""y- vrwwr-,-. rtv..--.;v.v'v, F Stf A N PJ-AfiWJiri '7 j i- , i Cft F. J-'l Kuenlng jSubltc 2SSf NIGHT EXTRA A. , VOL. IV. NO. 124 IREAT DRIVE ON U. S. LINE IS EXPECTED tuns Believed Prepar ing Heavy Onslaught Against Sammees IAIDS AND SHELLING GROW IN VIOLENCE Lmericans uonncienuy Await Test of Strength in First Big Battle fHEIR NERVES TESTED Dyes of Whole World Centered on Pershings Sector as Thrilling Events Impend WASHINGTON, Feb. 0. Under almost ceaseless fire from Ihe German guns, American troops holding; a section of the battle front In Lorraine arc preparing for a Gcr- nan assault of great magnitude. The repeated raids against Amcr- tan lines since discovery of Pcr- bhing's troops in front-line trenches about January 20, indicate, military leaders believe, that the Germans fare testing out the strength of the force preliminary to a heavy assault. Successive German raids on Jan- luavy liu, 21 ami 'JU, apparently llaunchcd to identify troops in the American sector, resulted in five lAmcricans being killed and ten Iwounded. There followed a period I . , ,, ... oi general jiausc, iiresumuuiy wiihu reports of results were forwarded to German headquarters. During cessation of attack a heavy fire was dropped continuously on the Amer ican trenches. Then on January 27 the nssults were resumed in greater violence and with heavier artillery and bar-rage-firo preparation, three Amer icans being killed and sixteen wounded n action during the en suing days. All of the Germans' war weapons were thrown into this fire, gas shells included, with the evident intention of testing the American nerve tinder stress. Every raid was repulsed by the Americans and tho barrage was an swered gun for gun. Tt,......,!. .1.- . .. .... "",""B'i "" mism mai Jiang over No Jinn's Land there will bo ever-ln-creasing numbers of Americans thrown iiuo mo nauto against the Kaiser and j inc eyes or tno whole world today arc centered on the sector held by Per shing's men as the nrst"gro(t" stroke against them Is awaltid. Already there havo como from tho front stories of tho bravery of Americans under fire stories of soldiers fighting with their fists to resist capture after their guns had been rendered useless. And since the American troops took over their bit of the battle front, almost dally cas ualties have reached n total t ii,t I dead and twenty-six wounded In action I whoso names will bo Inscribed on tho nation's honor roll. The first blc battle Is mmlnn- ,.o linllltaiy olllcials hero believe. I. S. GUNS DRIVE BACK ffPYrMr1 UT11 Atnxtn, ..,v. nun tlMlllfl&lM -- t : WITII THH A.MHIHCAX ArtMv iv FIIANCK. Feb. C Throughout Tucsda'v auernoon, lierinan airmen repeatedly i .,,.-., i,, iikiil ii- xx-av inrniiirii n . ff barrage fronv American hlgh-anglo guns in mm nui xvnni -xvas going on btTrTT the Amclcan lines. They xveu driven back every time by the shi-nnn..i i,. peppered the clouds. This nexv success for the Am-rt--n i Buhners has aroused much elation Taking advantage of thn rinri,, xveather, airmen darted throturh th. tky along the American sector nil day. A-.u .,.-! iiiuu in.tiiL-H iirm irieuTo cross the American lines, hut xx-ero drlxen back by our guns. Several other Oerman flyers then renexved the attempt with the same result. Tuesday afternoon xvas marked by the constant "plooey!" of the anti-aircraft guns all along tho American sector of the front Dozens of xvhlto and black puffs of smoko from burbtlnir alir.-im,i ehells wero seen against tho blue of the sky. The nrtlllcry activity on both sides on Tuesday xx-as confined largely to counter battery xvork. The enemy again fired a large number of saB shells at one of our batteries but without any result. ' Sunset on Tuesday brought n lull, tho Buns suddenly subsiding Into silence An enemy patrol early Tuesday morn ins attempted to establish a connect'on with tho American telephone xvlrcs to listen to thn, conversation passing over them, but xvcre driven back bv tho Are from American machine guns. ' SAMMEES DASH TO SAFETY , Facing death from their own artll Jery, u handful of Sammees, trapped by an American barrage near th' Ho-v trenches last night, dashed through the, rain of shells back to tho safety of the American lines., It is sometimes necessary to risk sac rificing a fexv to sax-e many. On Mon day night the handful, of Sammees. forming a patrol, was lnx-estlrr.itin .. I 'damage done to the German trench xvires Dy aunaiy nignt's bombardment ,An American rocket signal from an ad jacent sector, suddenly called for n bar rage. The rain of death started Imme dtly . ' v ' The little patrpl xvas up agalntt it (the men facing death from their own I "5 r.t-,..-to i . jr.-!" ..J "J1 - -ri - k ' k. m'r- '" - $&$$'$. W jlS-::lv -S FIRE ON TROLLEY CAR IS PUT OUT WITH SNOW, Passengers Sit Quietly While Crew Extinguishes Flames Which Envelop Front Platform Passengers who were In the midst of cursing the weather early this morning stopped to blcrs It when they found that the snow by the sides of the ttollry tracks could bo used to pu out what might haxe been u dangerous fire on the !nr that brought them to town. A southbound car on Houte 23 caught lire at Gcrmntitoxvn avenue and Hunting Park avenue, thin morning and flames coon enveloped the platform and front Pll.l nt 111., raf Kiiaknnr.rd ,.,. nilntlta fn their (fats and the crew nroecedd to put' tho fire out In a few inomentH by throwlnB snoxv on tho blaze. The lire department wan not called out "NEW DEVICES" DOOM U-BOATS American Anti-Submarine Campaign Successful, London States I TORPEDOES UTILIZED I I ' 1 LONDON, Feb. G. i America has inaugurated a unique .., ..., . ! i.s.i. : aiui-suomunm iiii,uKi, ""'Y, successful. it WnS aUtllOritatlVelv state.l tnrlnv XT J.,,!." n., I.nln,, cn.l l I this American drive to sweep tho U-boats from the seas, it with de clared. Guns and torpedoes also are being utilized. Just what these "new il U c.- ' are remains a military secrit. The use of torpedoes against subma- 'lines, however, Is suniethliiR new.' II' 'Is possible this may lefei to Ihe Ham-i niond wlrelesM-ronliolIcd torpedo. ' the iiouso Naval committee that a new , ( antl-l'-l.oat Hunter bad been developed j which was "the most effective yet." lie .-nmrt iinvu nn iinri-i:ir iiiiiii'im iiiiii niW,,,, lhnt llmny nr(, Mne Lonslniclid ! I" this country. Ho declared that they were a cross nciwi'en a orsuii.r .inn a submarine chaser. The London lcpoit that they are being nicy .in iicniK used "Willi success'' Indicates that this country, the father of the submailiie In vention, may now have developed Ihe means of defeating the Allies' greatest obstacle to victory today. ' Daniels himself has recently tcfused I to comment In any way on how many t'-boats a ro being bagged. While ic ports of American victories oxer the ' oubsea seaxent;ers huxo been published'1 in tno pasi, it mis ncen weeus since any ofllclal comment has been forthcoming on the subject. Hecently Daniels Indl- catcd there might not be further com- ment for some time. ll lias ncen Known lor wrens mai flculty In a weapon to meet It COURT SCOKES LAHOK Discharges Worker Arrested for As sault Kept Waiting for Pay A tongue-lashlng xvas administered to. day by Magistrate lmber, In tno Sec ond and Christian streets police station, to Louis Krast'idoie, pioprletor of a la bor bureau at "lin South Klghth street, when Krascadoio caused the arrest of Jlax Stelnhart, olio of the lahoters xvho had found xvork through Krascadore. AVIth llfty or one hundred others. Stein- hart had been standing outslilc l-rasca. dorc's ofiieo on Saturdav night, xvalting to no pain on. xx nen rrascauorc came out nml urged them to wait still longer, Stelnhnit assaulted him, I-'rascadore said, and he therefore had him arrested. 'Von ought to be ashamed of yourself. Krascadore." said Magistrate lmber. "I havo been repeatedly Informed that you keep men xvho are slarxlng and freez ing xvalting for daxs for their pay. Haxen't you any pity tor tnein: mi not arguing xxlth you i m simpiy uoiuying you that you must reform your xvays and I treat them like Human neuiKs itiursys- tern has boon dlsgr-H-eful." i Stelnhart xx-as dismissed, . A- TAKES FATAL PLUNGE AT SCHUYLKILL BRIDGE Hundreds See Suicide's Body I Hang1 on Ice a Moment, Then Disappear An unidentified man climbed over the rail of tho Market street brldgo oxcr the Schuylkill Illvcr shortly after noon today, poised himself for n moment on tho edge of the bridge and then leaped to tho thickly Ice-coated water beloxx. The force of his fall broko the Ice and for several minutes lie hung unco'nsclous on the edge of an Ice cake, hU face and head leaning forxvnrd and the lower part of bin hody In tho water, while a hundred or more persons looked on horror-stricken and vainly endeavored to render hhn assistance. Then the body slipped Into tho water and xva-i sxvept downstream Ky the current. There Is no cluo whatever to the identity of the man. James drancy, 207 Lynnxvood avenue, Ardinore, and James Stewart, 1318 South Twenty-ninth street, xx-ero tho only persons near him at the tlmo that ho leaped from tho' bridge. Nothing' about the man's actions hud served to attract their attention prior fo his climbing over the mil. Both men ran to him xvlth tho hjme of restraining him when they saw xyhat ho xvas about to doas did also a negro, but they xvcre too late, and In tho excitement of the moment they xvere unable to observe tho man closely enough to give any coherent description of hhn. All that Is known Is that he was a white man, fairly well dressed and that he carried a pair of gray suede cloves In his hand, His gloves and hat were "i';.S ,,, nn the Ice later, hut gave no1 i,.vo. -t' --- - - - - ' - . 'V-."-.. i (-, ' e l. - ..' i. '.. both tho army and navy have coin' ; ' ..,, t.-s i,Pt.n ubanged from time to nKcr "' "1P l'niergcncy Vlwl Corpora- I splko was dtlxeii at noon ti nay nno un. pleted effective means for combating ,',.',. ,' F!l, ' I tlon. who testilled bcfoie Ihe Senate j pavement of South I Vim scpiaic In front tho t,"-bout which were M be put Into "vcn isn't It about 10 per ,.,,-' Ifnmniercn Commltlec that Commander I of the si.uth eiitranee to City Hall. Tin operation from tlmo to time In testing, ..,., senator Weeks. I P. 'I.. Heed, lulled states navy, civil , spike, n gold-plated twelxcpenny mill. their practical worth. At no time have : ..,,, mhlv I should say," said Secre- i""glneer, attached to the I-'leet Corpora- ! about eight Inches long, maiked the cen ofllclals doubted they would eventiialh- ,,,... ijiir ' , ' """ ""'' "i-nlgnril to Ho- Island, was I ter of the spot cm which a model or tin teach tho solution of the submarine dlf- I ' Vr ii.,kP'r said be would supply Sena- nw "' two lm'" I'Sponsllile to tlio Cov- I Statue i.f l.lbeity, llfty feet high, will BAKER TO UNITE ALL BRANCHES OF ! HEALTH SERVICE! Complete Reorganization , Under General Gorgas ' Is Department Plan cnrnPTIRV It! nnr'rn hliUUli 1 Alt! I.") tJUlAAhL) ? Committee WrilllcleS OVCI Sc ,.f e.-.j... M, ni,i:n X .. tlot kCbMOIl 11CI1 1'UOllC All- swera Are Refused WASHINGTON'. Feb. r.. 'ompl'cto reorganization of the army and navy medical departments and the Public Health Pen-Ice. to bring the tluee branches under the general direction of Surgeon (leneral Gorgas, I.i content plated, Secretary "f War linker staled to tho Senate Military Committee today. Baker favors till" plan, he said, and I it has been Indorsed by the surgeons , Kctiernl of both tho army and navy. Startling disclosures of sickness and "' throughout national army and national guard camps thl.- winter Is be- Hexed to haxo prompted the proposed io-orilliiatlnii of the three preat nutlonal health services. liaker's revelation of the Impending , movement waH brought forth under I Linn .mtlmilni- liv Son.itM lYellinr-' Inivson as to health conditions nt can- loniliei UK. l'relliiKluisen also charged there Is widespread apprehension over possibility of malaria and other fever epidemics at the soutlnrn camps should next summer prove unusually hot. "Don't jou think, Mr Secretary," he said, "that now Is Ihe time ti nltntlt this?" have vision i 1,...a. uM li.i ,11,1 I,,,, tft.it t1in lipnltll I of the camps during tin hot weather Is I ''' 'ntlri' ll(,nd . f today's Interview now bcinK consldend j pointed most emphatically to nno think. AHKAP Oh' Sfltl-.Ul'l.i: .lAXl'AUY 1 , llwl ,llcr" '" '" '"' tnstlluted In shlp-Scnatoi- Weeks, of Mass.it husetts, be- 'n'(1 work what the Admiral fei inert Kan auesllonliiK tho War Swirlnry by ' "an era of strict Individual rcsponslhllltj. asking Mr. li.iker anout a magazine urn- le lecardlng AmeilcaV ability to send troops to France. He tried to get Mr. Ilaker to repeat a statement he made 111 prlwiti) comrrsatlon on tirlober I as to the number of men he expected tn be sent abroad. Mr. Ilaker couldn't re member what he said. Havo you done as much as you an ., - ,...,,.,. ... ...,! i. ' V"';.Y Weeks. "I don't remember what I anticipated then," replied Secretary linker. "Hut I xvlll say this: that on January 1 we had more' men In franco than our si bed. ule called for." "Poes that Inrlude noncnuibatiuit troops?" asked Senator Wetks. "It Includes tho aggregate of com batant and nniiconibatant troops," re- ,,,,, u.,.r.H1.v tinker. ,v,,ator Weeks waited to know tho ...,. tlull of noncombataiit to comb.it- , tro(),. Secretary Ilaker snld ho c,m,( llot Ki4l. tho proportion accurate- tor Weeks conlldentlally with all i fomuitlon as to the number of Amei AGKVr'trnoiii In I'Vance on January 1. Senator ","" ' i ve,.ks agreed. ' Senator Weeks next took up tho ship- ping situation. He wanted to know Just ' ' ,, how much tonnage xvns nvallalilo for r,nv iKK.x Mr. Itakri' said ho didn't know exactly, 'I have been told that the tonnage for army uses on February 1 xxas 1 01,000 tons)" said Senator Weeks. "I think that is an underestimate," Continued en I'llKe leirn, Column Two BISHOP GANNON INSTALLED ts Second Youngest Catholic Prelate in United States l,T I IV Ph.. IVb. 6. lu the tirexoni o nf , 500 bishops and priests from all p'Jirts of Pennsylvania, the night Itev. John ' Mark fiannou became tno sccotul young- est Catholic bishop In tho united States xxlth duo ceremonies in St. Peter's cathedral today. Ho Is made auxiliary bishop of tho dloccso of l-Irlc to assist the ltlght Itev. joun i'.. ciiziuauiiee, nmi is appro.icn- Ing his eightieth jcar, after serving I more than fotty years as bishop, THOUSANDS ATTEND FUNERAL OF JOHN L. Rich and Poor Joined in Sor row as Body of Old Gladiator Is Lowered Into Grave I10ST0N, Feb, (5, .Sullivan, tighter all his life, the funeral of a fighter hero John Ii. was given today. Ho sleeps now In Culvnry Cemetery, by the side of his father and mother. A grave xvas dug for tho old xvarrlor In the shadow of tho evergreens and on a slight slope w-liere tho sun xvlll greet It ex-ery morning. noston'is silk and Boston's cotton rubbed shoulders In old St. Paul's Catho lic Church, as the building was jimmed at the greatest tribute paid a siortlng man. Not In this country, nor any other, did a man renowned as a boxer ever go to his burial ground with such a following ns John L. Sullivan. Tho body of tho old tighter xvas taken from the home of his sister, Mrs. Annlo F. Lcnnon. ut H.30. Streets near tho house xvere Jammed. People camo In automobiles: they camo In xx-agons and buggies, and they came on fo4ot. For blocks uxvay from thohous the streets xvere lined with automobiles and other conveyances. Police lines finally xvcre formed. From the house to the church Is only a short distance. Friends of the old fighter and of the family followed the coflln on foot over the ley streets and through tho biting weather. At the church another crowd was waiting!1 Police had to clear a path before the coflln could be taken from the hearse to the door. Over the entrance a huge service flag Continued on ran Elextn. Column Nix OAHKEK or Jr. awwerful story oi' nt-iiiii-Miw, very day In f X s - .'C I PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6,, 1918 RULE OF 'STRICT ! ACCOUNTABILITY' : FOR HOG ISLAND: Every Official Will Be' Held Individually Re- I sponsible, Bowles Says tix?Tc LNDS LOOSE SPENDING Bosses Now Quartered in City Likely to Be Sent to Scene of Operations iiowi.i'.s ox tiii: joii "There will snnn he ii Ionic proeei slnn nun Ins to ling Inland," mild Ad miral Hon let, nruly itppollltrd head of tbt tork n( IIiir l-litnit, tuilt y. In runnel lion ullli the pilli- he It niini IllR luuiird nlllcrr anil elfpl'iAe- of lln Alnrrlriin llltrrniltlnn-ll shlpliilllillnR Co ttn. t lit ntajii'.i nl mIiimh tmw ii p nlllr ti llriinil lrrrl nt Cherry .(rrrl. "I IiiIi-iiiI ti, Imlil thrne fellti, In nil Indltliliiiil re,pnnillillll.v for ier.v rrnl pinl," lie ilerlnreil, "There mti-,1 be it ilrsr anil unlirukrn line of In tfUliltiiil ri--itinllIUt t Mini iiri-niinl-iililllt. "I Hint Hull llir Ainrrlrnn Interim tlinnll ..lilihulliltiiR Corpnrifttliin spent iipproprlnlliitiH n thry plmrit. TIiIh lll In rhiiUKril 111 the future." "There must be an unbroken chain "I Indlxlilual responsibility declared Ad- nihal I'ranrls T. Howies today In com. mcntiiiR on the pilley which Is In dictate work at IIor Island and other (lincrn. , metit shipyards mer which ho has su prrine control. "If this Is done, llicii overy man will be h."nr." he addeo i miccliit tly. i ln, aicountablllty." 'I Iiiiai' learned,'' In ci.ntlnuiil, In speaking of tho manner In which this work has been can led on hlthetlo h the American International Shipbuilding Corpoiatlun, "that it was the pr.ictlet of this ccinpany to make estimates nt what was wanted, after which ap-iio. prlatlons for the same weio made. SI'KXT AS THKV I'LHASHD '"then," he concluded, "they spent these appropriations as tliey pleased, .,1 .i.i ...in i , ..,, nun i,ii , eii.ioKin in mo iiiuire. "I piopose to cmoel all iippmprla- , , , 1' ' linns and allotment., for everything or-, T" "- 'l""" "' mnchgo.-d-dered by II o American International hummed laughter and with ferxcui Shipbuilding evaporation, and heriafter I hopes for an oversubscription to lb" all such iniist bo aulhorli-ed by inc." I f , , Liberty Lr.an which will. His nltcntloii xstis called to the testl- , ' r" " ' ' h , , mony of Hear Admiral Kredeilik .' Harris, xlco president and general man- eminent for any waste ,,r extravagance I at Hog Island. Ailmltal llnivlos t-.li. "crveil In this connecllon that while In "ils "" r,Pi"- nH " "p exmt degree of responsibility of Commander lteed, he i, . .... " ;"'' " ' "' nung. .tun mat h what , " " ""-"' " "" 'nunc as i hi ll'Ollcy. OH II KSSHLSTVN APl'DI.VTCD lb then announced the appnlnlinent In Commander Hood's place of Kssel-tyn, of Detroit. .Mich., a noted conservation expert ami civil end Mr Hsselslyu xvlll have an assistant anil liotli men xvlll bo stationed nt the Island yards. Hog Inferring to Hog Island, the Admiral xxlth a grim smlU- on his face, remaiktd ' "Tin to xvlll soon be a procession inoxlng to Hog Island from Philadelphia." xxniio nc mil n,,t comment on this statement, It Is understood in i,.r,. "' f tho employes and olllcials now I "'"' "rii.tii street unices, the inference "'"lh """ oi ineso win be as- siKiieu in Mu.ineis tin mo joir nt nc Island. Somo very Interesting dexelop- nients along this line lie expected 'touching on the subjiet of in counts and accounting, the Ailiuli.il uald, "I propose to keep an account nf nil costs as well as my limited course xvlll permit, i Ciinllnlifil mi l'uKr -ir, (nhuiui lour j ' BRITISH INFLICT BIG DAMAGE AT OSTEND Two Boclic Planes Shot Down in Naval Bombardment. German Raids Repulsed LO.Vnnv. i..i. n . . . . . . vertertw mer, ustenu ,....'.'. ... TTpII.Ii ifin I fril-niMi K...l. .i , . . . ' '"'") iLiiim.. mis none in mo Ten- Inn V.ir.l tllfrt'. ..'.. ............ Txvo Herman airplanes were shot dou.. . .. . "ol "ow and their occupants killed Attempted enemy raids xvere icpulsed in tho neighborhood of Merlcourt and Avion last night, Fit-Id Marshal Halg reported today. A fexv German prison ers xvero taken. There xvas mutual ar tlllerying in the vicinity of Harglcoint anil Lens. Tho Oermans arc stronger on tie western front noxv than at any tlmo during the war, but thoy aro numerical ly Inferior to the Franco-British forces, Ocncral Maurice, director genii al of operations, declared In his weekly ln tcrvloxv today. "The situation need cause us no anx iety," he said, PARIS, Feb. C. Violent artillery around Fosses xvood last night was reported by the War OfUce today. A few prisoners xvere taken by French patrols near the WoexTe. BKHLI.V (via London), Feb. ".Seven enemy nlrplanes were brought doxvn and one takan captive on the xvestern front," the War Ofllce declared today. w., . :&':n mmi.'AX'L? . luw. .'"KrKjt-uiHHB-iHirvi.. - MAYOR DRIVES NAIL WHERE "LIBERTY" WILL STAND I tt 1 BflNHfi 'i RIIhB M &1& ntW?3lC -wHeL tnHT mi t JmmSSBsX II3IKaHB3HliCJ H ... -.I-!- ,. A dozen memburs of the Liberty Loan executive committee followed the Mayor today in striking tlw gold-headed nail which indicates the spot wli ere a lifty-foot replica of the Statue of Liberty will stand in South IVnn Square as an aid in deposing of Philadelphia's share of the forthcoming lliiid Liberty Loan. In addition to the Mayor, Mrs. Walter Thomson, also a member of the Liberty Loan executive committee, is shown driving the nail. "LIBERTY SPIKE" j IS DRIVEN HOME Mayor Strikes First Blow on Golden Nail at City Hall Entrance 'npuvo Ul rjiSft LOAN CAMPAIGN surpass tne oxersiiosciipuoi .- u. ceding J.lheity Hond Issues, a golden stand throughout the loan campaign aim nt .ii,,..-,. b.iso will be a loom In which I tho Liberty llntuls xrlll be sold. A dozen members if the Liberty Loan evecutlxe committee lr Ihe Third I-Vil , oral lleserxe District, h d by Mayoi ISmllh, tool, turns in diixing dnxvn tin. spike, xvhlle a crowd of soxcr.il hundieii persons' elbowed around I" gaze nt tin. eel oniony. The model of the siatue of Liberty is tn be erectdl in the center nf lit nail street, Just south of the mchxv.i) leading 'lulu City Hall. Stteet cars and Irallle on South Penn sipiaie will pass between It and Cltx- Hall. The statue Itself will be twenty-nine fert high, standing on a 1 pedestal sixte. n feet high and twenty 1 feet sipiare. The pcdotal will contain a .room llftctn feet niuaie. just beneath the stntuc, when subscriptions to the ininv Liberty Loan xv.ll he taken. After .,,., i r.,,i ... k ..nieieil Ibis siihscrlPtlon 1 inicnn uie pur , i, ,v,.r 'f the bund xvlll be g xen a brass ,, wib bis Initials .-tamped nil Its i,,,,,,! which lie may ililx-o into n xxoniien n. ,,ih1,1p nf the niilesl.i . ,',.,.,, i ,y xv ndliiK Ma.tway from the i.ri,. ur tin structure This ptocess of flilxlug a nail lain the tablet will be si en by p.isscrsby iilrmg the strei t and xvlll signify that an other American Is doing Ills part In pro vidliui funds xx llli which the democracy of the world may he cllnehid. The dad on whli h the next Iberty Loan xvlll be Issued nr thn nmnilut of the issue, has imt yt t men iinnoiiiieui. Cniltliiiiil on I'line llxe. I'lih.inu lllrrr SAYS COLD ".SHUUNlv" MKAT New Kxeuso for Short WciL'ht Wins I'lecdom for Dealer A iinlil'ie ecuse for selling short weight meat was glx-eu lu llecordir Stnekhouse this morning by I lurry Drutheis, ill Mt. Vernon avenue, Cam- i..iniu.iM 111 Mt. Vernon jivomio. Cam- V v . . ..ii i. i.i .. ..i. r - "t " ,,, before it could be de-' ilivered. . ilnit 111 II 111' F.llll 1 1 III L 1 1 in II ll'il I nil I I II Iv Jules Kufove, or nat ixaignn avenue, .....1 M..v Mfll iKlW'ltZ. Of 5-!i Killl-lltl :iX-,'. ' ., ii., ., ,,.a........ - 1,u'' t'nmdcn, botn iiihuutm. ciauneii mat Dintbers sod them lwr sides of beef ut one weight and xvlien they got It to , the store they rouniiin.ii it was under weight. They went to P.eielvcr nf Weights Harry Heading, who caused tho arrest of Druthers. Itecorder Stnekhouse illseharged Druthers xvlth tho admonition to seo that his meat xvas delivered In such a way that this "shrinkage" would not occur again. l'LAN TKUST CO. MKKCKIt Directors of Txx-o Powerful Institu- tions to Meet February 21 A special meeting of tho board of .di rectors of the Ileal Hstato Trust Com pany xvlll be held Thursday, Fbruary 21, to discuss the proposed merger of that company and the Guarantee Trust and Safe Deposit Company. A consolidation, If effected, xvould make the new Institution one of tho most poxverful financial concerns In Phila delphia, The resources of th.c Ileal Estate Trust, nccordlng to a statement us of December 17, 1917, nre 110,737 693, and those of the Guarantee Trust, 9,. 601,699. The merger xvould make a trust company with resources In excess of 120,000,000 -not exceedod by more than eight trust companies In tbla city, r : it- f. 1 . -m ... -tv ,WV-"!i..'.l ,f'-.W?, ,4,a.. . 'jutjm .--.'.! ti'-T.i . I ComumiT. 1019. - QUICK MIDVALE REPORTS 534,235.503 NET PROFITS IN 1917 The preliminary lcport of the 'lidxnlc Steel niul Ordnance Company for the year ended December 31, 1017. shows net profits o $34,235,503 after all deductions, including 37.300. g70 reserve for Federal taxes. Net pi of Its for 1010 were 932.-914,724. BACHMAN AND HAYDEN SENTENCED TO TEN MONTHS i Clawson Bachman nud Joseph T. Haydcu, of Oerm-intoxvii, couvictctl last September as principals in the International Gns aud Electric Company stock swindle, were sentenced totiay to ten months each in the Bucks County jail at Doylcstown by Juogc 0. B. Dickinson in the Federal Co'urt. GERMANY PLANS RUSSIAN ATTACK Tn Dm-minr! AcconinilPP nf l Terms or Teutons March on Petrograd CI VI Ii STRIFE SPREADS zuiticn, Foil. ii. (icriiKiny faxors issuance of an ultimatum lo (he Itiis.'ikiii Maxi malists. (Icmninliiii: immediate nc iitatici of I lie Teutonic peace terms, anil in case of refusal to march on I'etroferad. This xvas the belief expressed in diplomatic cir cles today. The (icrman (ieneral Staff, I in pcrial Chancellor llqrtlinK and the ........, ,. iw,li..,.l ,. l, unanimous fn their determination to force ittissia's hand at once. (icrman troops are said lo haxe been concentrated at stratenic nohits ' on the eastern front for the express nnmnsn nf u nuirk thrust nt tlm . .. . . Il i.. il. a f uu.Hiun .,..,,. , case u.e arm.st.ce ( is terminated. CflPFWIT A fIFM Foil It I .w.......... ...., .ku, ... fhero has been il miKhtV 'smend ' "- "'a '"--" ""s,iiiy u.uu of the civil strife within Hlissin in , aat forty.e Kht hours, and tho I .. ', indications today were the the Iiol- shevik Government will face the i greatest peril of its existence within tho next week. Polish troops are reported to have captured Mohilev and have arrested Ensign Krylcnko, the Dolshovik commander-in-chief, with his entire staff. Mohilev has been tho seat of Bolshe xlk army headquarters. ,lt Is the capital of a gox-eirnmcnt ot the samo name and Is eighty-five miles southwest of Smo lensk and 400 miles south of Petrograd. It lies on tho Dnelpcr Hlx-er and has a population of about 50,000. An army of nearly half million armed men Is In the Held against the BolBhe vlkl In southern Itussla. It Is composed of Poles, Ukrainians, Don Cossacks, Ru manians and Tartars. Hard fighting Is reported from Rebas topol, the chief Crimean port on the Black Sea, Tartar troops that had cap tured, Yalta, thlrty-txvo miles southwest Coallaoed on Tag Fire, Cilaoui Oae y '" ..4. nt tiik l'lntio Lcpota CouriNt " AiZ&.4.?.'&&."?&imCS?Mt8l&K'tK,','l NEWS INTERN FISCHER . AS ALIEN ENEMY rim-inm-i SnKioof Tnrlinfnrl "'"""" uwj-iv iimix.i,i.u mi Qmiirrrvliiin Plinrcro OH smuggling Uliaige, Taken to Gloucester FOR DURATION OF WAR Ad.ilheit L". Fischer, nf CHOI Wisi hit kon axenue. tiernmiittmn. a Herman' subject xi ho played u conspicuous parti in alleged xlnlatloii nf the neutrality l.uxs befnie the entiame of the Fulled , States Into tin war and xvho Is iioxv under Indictment on lucharge of having , are forced to xvalt from fifteen minutes Jbt3& niiigghd a number of chronometers Intuitu an hour before they can bo accom. iP2r-J9 tin- city from the interned Herman ttiiinei Prince Hltel Freilerlch xvas i . ., ... 1..I.. ..,,ut,t,. fl u nil tllt, ...in,,,,, i. ik -ii Hi,,- ..,-...,., ..- .... ........ . ... ,,,,, , tntl-iv by ii lb puty i niieii states marshal mid bun led m (ilmieester City, N. J i wlieie be will be Interned for the dura- "" d the war. The an est nf F'clioi xx-as effr-clert i very quietly, and the utmost secrecy sur. I J"al ""-'iais oi me company themselves I'ltmiW tho'aetliuit nf tho Department nt "avo """'llted to be "rotten," a storm lusllco in taking hhn Into custody. "f Protest came from all sections over ........... i. i..,.i i. .,i,,.. '.the suffering and Ion Hrinv. X III'IIIT hi ii'l ii'" n,', "'th huu.j in 1 .11 .. ...1.1, .It l.,l III. ,. 1.1. internment could not bo ler-ed, as .m. ' Ilfisiiu" lltn ninvii rr-ii Mi iu iii.i ! ' r l?!,,1? : ; 111:1 ii iiij ruiiriiii in ..,.....!., nix iiiui i - ., nflmlitlnir lhnt Vlrh ' . . . . " -; - "hw,wri ,at K.c,,Pr. J nrret followed the receipt of Instruct .ml l...nn nlMTIPII tiniH'froni Attorney (leneral Hregory, i I .!.. k.'n,',nl Clri'leA mWl lin.'a linn,. HIM llllll .-.-''' .--.... .., ....,, heeplnc i elnP watch on his movements ... ,nntbs Ho was arrested nt i.i. utile,, this morning In tho plant ot " selmtt.. t Twelfth and Thru , , ,,r(.(ir,,t Koertlng Company, hompinn streets, of xvhlch Fl-cher Is xvell reinf inhered by reason OI 1US aCllX'lllt'S 111 ,-IIIIIiei.lHHI Willi UCI' man lirntirnrnnda Just prior tn the en trance of this country Into the xvar nn'd the charge, that he xvas Involved In lh "inuggllng of chronometers from tho In tel nrrl German raider Prims Kltel Fried rich. The conm-iny. of xvhlch he Is preldent. Is irgaged In the manufac ture of machinery and engines and xx-as Identified with German Interests In this country up to the tlmo that xvar xvas declared by tho United States. His firm has had contracts on United States battleships and other Government ves sels Fischer Is said to bo related to the famous Krupp family, of Hssen, manu facturcrs of munitions for thf German Government nnd to be a reserx-e officer of the German nrmy. Accuse Ash Wagon Drivers The Chester Avenuo Improvement As socl.xtlon has protested to Director of Public Works Datesman against the alleged practice of ash wagon -drivers In extorting sums of money from house holders for the removal of ashes from cellars to sidewalks. i''.fi,,,JjKiu -. -t nnmn m, ..i.' ' 'XS jriviuri ivyu ujsn'i.',v',ffl -T- .. '; W k 11T IT A V .m.r . '4 VfTi, TV? I 111 I II V V I It'll nUllTrVJ )-' ',' iinvj i AAiiir iiir.iv - -w, tM, BID DANIELS TAHi (1VPR TAD TIlUKfrt Ti vvommiuee m Washington.' -V Asks Federal Operation ' 1. of Two Divisions WOULD SPEED WAR WORK fc , Cf Company Ignores Appeals for l Better Service Remedy Y Throilcrri TT. S Tlnmnnrlo 'ST? ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 6. While minor strike riots raged, here today the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce took steps to have Rail. road Director McAdoo take over im mediately operation of the street car sstem as an emergency war measure. A cominitte'e f xvorkmen from the League Island .Vavy Yard Is In Wash .ngton today to demand of Secretary ot Ihe .Vavy Daniels that the Federal Gov ernment lake oxer the Twelfth and Thirteenth street lines and tho Fifteenth and Sixteenth street lines of the r. It. T, so that the cries of the xvorkmen at the yard against tho totally Inadequate I service now being given shall not be In vain. With thousands of navy yard xx-ork- , men crying out against the service that makes them late to xvork and late home i and seriously rctluces the etllclency of I the yard the nrnsnoct tliciir -,. today or Federal action to rescue nt least a part of the street car system from Its state of collapse. The navy yard xvorkers yesterday Joined lu th popular clamor for decent car serxlce, but their protest apparently has a better chance of accomplishing some Improvement, since the United States (lovernment is Interested. The men at the navy yard want Sec letary Daniels to excrclso his poxver as chief of tho United Slates navy to re store order from tho chaos Into xvhlch the street ear system has fallen.' They declare such nctlon xvlll bo Impcratlvs unless there Is speedy action by the Philadelphia llapld Transit Company Itself. One of the higher officials nt the Navy Yard even went so for as to say that tho war conditions demanded the Gov ernment tako hold of tho trolley service' and improve Chatters or compel better service it once. IIo complained that olllcials. of thn transit company did not mak a. straightforward attempt to "help things' in man fashion." He said numerous complaints have been Bent to tho com- Danx. UIIL no rPHiiltu hinl onm,. ffn .v.. u. . ... . ..... ...... ..w.i.u ..will MIT i.-liit promises of relief. ' SJ A committee appointed 'by '.tha' 2, xvorkers, after thoroughly discussing the " '7$$ defects of tho service, decided to send W a protest lo Washington. With the cold xveather, tho company's alleged scrvict has taken tho final count, not only on tho lines communicating with the navy yard, but throughout tho city. At tho samo tfmo Admiral Tappan, commandant of the yard, has complained lo Mayor Smith nbout tho poor service and asked that ho compel tho transit company to Improve it. NAVY WORK HAMPnrtED In the protest that Is to be sent to tho Federal Government, the nax-y yard xvorkers xvlll not only detail the hard ships they urn forced to undergo be cause of tho poor service, but they xvlll nlo point out that navy xvork Is ser iously hampered nt the Island. In the last fexv days several hundred ir.cn havo been late In reporting for work Others rather than lose an hour or more time, for which they are docked. remalued out the entire day. .xt tno rush hour in tho mornln. It 1H !v ,:mmon occurrence to see care, i,m(iod wUI. between IDO and 175 xvork- men, speed past corners thronged with men xvalting to board cars for tho navy yard. Other men. living at the extreme end of the city, are unable to board any of Ihe filled cars, and If they desire to report for xvork must xvalk tho two miles over the xvlnd-sxvept Southern Boulevard. One hour from Market stteet to tho yard has become a dally schedule. Not only Is tho service thus congested In thu mornings, but when the various shifts oult xvork fnr in. ,i.. i,....-.. ... modated In cars. fiyTI As trolley riders fnrj n Vlij-Js (in utt-n.,, .,....... l-Mi-.. . . .. . ?jtl .... ....t vu, ,,,.-1.-., liiiiicu io me bone .il iy the zero xveather. manv ran ih 'i,?1 could easily have accommodated thm '"W? refused to stop. Their Indignation atiri w,1 ....n.. ... " ";" over mis treatment," iMfl ,,.n'1 ,1,p latest collapse of the servloe &&H fltlCtlf lit tirl-iltA (inn .. 1. . , . . . ' "t ( 3 ll,,.oo t.w... . , At . 1(.. .. ., , ,. v.tir ......... .-., t,,v,,n uewum ona nnn ntitM .,"'""",. J,.-T.'n. ne Protests agalnn .it.... .. I. .!.. , .l -'" Xlat T iZZt n. .. .. . . . ' re8mcn W1"e. of the P. H, T. Com-, h t nanv. a letter dfrorMnc otni - t.- -tj? '. 7 ' .V --" "x.vmiwu III LIIM w. y dep.orab.e condition of the service ana '-&;, ronthiurd on rate Fire. Coinm. isZ &'i -"" ? . - V" Skating on Lakes Gustlne Lake, In Falrmount Park, an- iv the lake In Hunting Park are open u f&'t' skaters today. x THE WEATHER I . 'T-J, - FOttEQABT For Philadelphia and vicinity: Part-J' III cloudy and xcarmer tonight &&, 7Viirs(Iaj, telffc lowest temperat'urdSf about 30 tdnrfj. dcorccs: nentli' nulyJivl "tWliTjffl VM& I.EXOTII OF DAY Sun rli".. 7:04 a.m.lSun leti.i S- llEUUVAHK RIVER TIDE CUANI CHKBTNUT HTItEBT I)x xater. 3:57 a.m.lUiw wtr. IMS HlBh water 0:20 .ru.llllh w.t.r 9:4 TEirr.BATPBK AT KACH BOVtrtZf; -g I 9 I to I" I ia I il 2 I I M'Trifcf 20 2I I 21 130 I S I 36 8t 1,17 1' Today's Installment uth Governor Pennyilecker? Autobiography j : WILL UK FOUND ON PA6 f -. vm iah iyvm 7' m& i j. !( A :t " t ;F...-na X m Jr m .m h m ill ssa M M v; 1 ftl ! m WW m fi s j. m HI S elflr n 7M rs-a a 3 1 '1 M .i ,-i !rl J ef :fv i , M: tes &? ':. 4 U 7 .. i. irvjyi.' -.