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p fefS lis.-., X? if!- & jftt ''y-r. "STARVING" V LABOR BIDDERS lation, in Pacific Ship- EV 1 . ! 1 4tT 1 .. nurds uescriDcci as inaus- & trial Indigestion" Avai. " U&MAY GET NO CONTRACTS SRL -' ' . - , jjriani uwners, union neans and Emergency Fleet Ofli- aj via.o vu..-i.a ""v $ ... B?tVTri labor wwMion in in i-acine RlEMMt shipyard, which Is the subject of j tTiST'lllacuMlon here between labor nnd 5 mlnvard hends and officials of the , j&tVtt Emergency Fleet Corporation, was to- C i oy described as "industrial inmcetion Mjs the remedy for whicn may ne "Marvn iV. tlon" of contracts to the western ship- ! W,, -"- . I . TkAIIKAi'atlnn it.n TfatlmeA thl nfter- Ha ' '.-"-......'.. .. . ... i,Vnoon in the nenevue strnnorn in an KV effort to determlne'how to make effec- ii&i'jV lVfl jnc rulinKn Ol mr .Urti v iiwuiu ,m- ?SV-I Ut..J - - IJ. I.V. J In htn. BiJJf' yards and to adjust wage-scale dlffer- mJ ences. The object of the conference w to And a way to apply the board ruling as !Vii those of an executive body as well as Itfftlft .Judicial KR. . .Charles E. Plcz. vice president of the '?& Emergency Fleet Corporation, was In Era- enarce of the session nne nunnren 3$v men attended. The shlnmen expect xyi to frame some recommendations which i j they will make to the Macy board at a , i. v oonierence in Washington aufui is i following are tne disputed sunjecis 1 Qneatlon of Overtime , Flrst. Means of obtaining adherence j to the Mscv scale of wages and other rulings of the board Second. The oucstlon of overtime It ' being the attitude of the Fleet. Corpo ' ration that without special necessities overtime in the long run works harm and operates toward decreasing total , output. : , Third. Arrangement of the elassl-?-"neat!ons of trades. I Fourth. Night bonuses, or a special j rate peld men on night work, a nrac'lce ' from which much pirating of labor from ' one shipyard by another has resulted on i the western coast. I "Allowed" System Disapproved Fifth. The "allowed" sy.item. which. Mr, Pie termed "ano.hfr way of heal ing the devil about the bush," being bo nuses for workers under another name I and permitting shipyards to place their own rate of pay despite the Macy hcale of wanes. Sixth. The contract system, still an other means of evasion Seventh The question of piece rates and an attempt to standardize it. as has been done In the Philadelphia district Eighth Working condlt'ons of ship yard employes. su jNlnth. The establishment of a United Slates employment bureau In the West p Tenth. Problems connected with the t transportation of workers. i Eleventh The expansion of the Macy V hoard to make Its awards effective by granting It authority, a subsidiary dls- y cusslon to No 1. Twelfth The drafting of skilled me- -chanlcs In the West by the army officials . ther-. -, Thirteenth Housing and renting nrob- v7 lems connected with living conditions of ' workman in shipyards V Fourteenth. The nroner distribution of the suncly of labor, as to limiting num- 08if-w .d1" ot men on a single way, for ex S& amnle. &!'' . Fifteenth, The boycott ot "unfair ma- WftK' terlal." namely, material turned out In 'St"-. "nonunion yards fy Sixteenth. Provision for training ySv schools foi shipbuilders and the stand- SL ."rnixatlon or -tne courses - - - ZA i. . ,CM,ntii4h TneiirannA first al.l hns. m i r4rei .iicc...... ,, ..w, ...... ... , - nttfils and health conditions OUt, nWIrhfAMth' Th Insnpctlon of pafetv , .,rt,... , -- fjQ- appliances. i vtnntentrt The extent nf tne powers of iiii. ,M.c board 50 MILLIONS FOR WAR WORK IS K. OF C. PLAN w . , , , , ,, T ,r i Phlladelpllian lellS INeW iork Meeting of $11,569,529 Raised in Year By the Associated Press tTg- " York, Aug 6 More than lnno L -fv? i i-. - -Ai.. v...- A. .11 a.mh . 3J IvniKtuu OI iiiuiiiuu- iiuui an ii.in w lji::j .. -. ... .. . l'W vjinitu oiuiti u.iu !.. "'"'"-' "'",..- ,., ,. , ,i,nflf.d nn Fehruarv 1&. Insular possessions nssemblfd here today 'tor the annual convention of the ordei. FCi'at which the first rrneral nccoutitlncr of n'lta stewardship of Catholic war actlvl- y-,ye was made public I Tne rraternai gamenng. wnicn win entlnue today and tomorrow at the ITaldorf-Astorla, was precede d hv a high Imass at St Patrick's Cathedral, where Igr. Lavelle. representing Cardinal Far- Bar. who Is 111 occi'uled the throne, and 'the Rt, Itev William T Russell, Bishop t-'of Charleston, FT C, delivered a patriotic narmon. f a James A Flaherty ii James of Philadelphia .. t.a.lU. I,.m.n II.. nnnnln tk. supreme nimsiii miuuimnj u....,..s, .... convention said f u.bti'.).ti;'j nail neen i contributed and pledged to the K of C war fund In the last year He described the main purpose of the f convention that of planning the cam v ' palgn to' raise $50,000,000 to carry on fifr the Knights ot loiumDUS war service r j "i,t nur leaders, ecclesiastical and .irfl sneak for us." he said "President MT)I.son1?'!,",0?:.lyn.tlAT.lnr Richard H. Ilartc and vMCiarea mai inr generoue uii in gJ-FfrUffurated by the Knlghta of Columbus &. bo Instinct with the best purpones and "f .K It cxhniiM hA h.irlilv slinnortt'd " itifr- - MAIL UKUbK KULt UN iUUAK $k ' Firms Doing Interstate Business L!.f- y , .-.,! r, , t, , .. urgea to sjocy roou iveBaiaiions d v , arth F(rxlce , ,nbu0srneerssh0 ?X?ln"l ? have heen made lleutenam co. tZis T .Smlnlsiratlon today to send into cnels. n banker becomes nn ensign In WvTther States only such amount of sugar ' the Naval Reserve nnd a former attache sylvnnla September 5 has been tenta Wftlt residents of those States are per-1 Qf Frankford Arsenal becomes a lieu- j tivel nmied as the registration day Hity mltted by local food administrators to tennm n the aviation action The telegram rece'vrd at the State BL- n;pfcnoo. . . . . ' i 5 ,i Wall oraer nouses neretorore nave ;'A-ben taking orders for twenty - five - Vpeund quantities or sugar tor nome - -'..canning, regaraiess or tne Mate from - h 'tTl need for sugar for canning In that f'W r.Ctete. In some States out of regard for I -iv.4 fruit eron conditions or for other res ; "J 99tm. sale3 of canning sugar have been i- . v- .Mtrlcted to ten or niteen pounds at a fc: Wtle purchate. W'fk '- 'A resident of one of these States In k.'vsVOrtlerlng twenty-nve pounds at a time l trim a mall order house, the food ad- -ajlnlatrailon noias. is aeiriiung vne pur- OC Uie susr ibruh uwiw. ' , -j SLD IN DEATH BY BURNS . Dates Says Friend VTai in Car at Gasoline Exploded ,h Dates. East Sharpnack street. amed before Maglstrits Meclear at Central Station today In connec- Vith the death of Charles Largulla, -FA uuum n .sa... '" nuiutinj. which caught fir at Chew street Washington lane Germantown, last ,-waa i.'ia wunoui oau to await len of the Corontr. Mia he was nuing the gasoline 'tha car. and had lighted & match avtwiti anllllng the llauld. when the lis exploded. . Largulla was sitting i maeame. wnien. tns ponce cnar; , jW) ue.raui, . -- '? BaBBBBBata st - SBBBBBBJtN haVV tf',f '- . HEROES KILLED IN FRANCE Three Philadelphia rolilicrs whose names appear in today's lit of American soldiers killed in France. The) are Frank Alhridpe I topi, Jame Montgonirr (middle) and Edgar Connor lliollom) More Local Boys Fall in Battle rontimifil from Pace Onr Camp Meade last September H1 mother, M's Elizabeth Dougherty, re ceived notice yenerdav her son hud been killed In action In France on July 16, When he left for France, Hugh was In the Infantry, hut upon his arrival he was transferred to the artillery Private Hennlker, was an Infantry man, twenty-three years old. the on of Mrs Kather'ne Benn'cker He enlisted Februarj ! of this j ear and wis sent to Camp Meade. Md He started over seas on lister Sundav In a recent let. .tet to his mother he described action on the west front in which He nta pnnin pitcd and told of cipttiring two Merman ecldl-rs single-handed. H exp-esscd confidence of final victory for the Allied armies ITIiute Uerr.r was nineteen vcaro o'rt rnd enlisted In Ma v. 1!1T He Is 'he on of Mrs Marv Fleming Although he r,nU!,i in tli.. ravalrv he was trans- ferred later to Uttter I!. Seventy-siMh Feld Artl lery. and sent to HnttUsburg. Miss, whence he went to France last April The last letter receded by his mother dated June 21. said the writer was pen ning onlv a short note becrue a "rain of shells" was falling all arouno The 'et'. r said he expected to eat Christmas dinner at home He ha3 a brother. William Berry, also v.,-,. time." and a stepbrother, (leorge ... ..., .... i.t.. ., i in Priinnp i leining, on n r i" .....w- t..., 11., nar !in l it' twenty-five fron,' i oval Hoard N'n 32 He silled for France April 21. having s-pe-n ni lew eeks of training at Camp Jirade hlnce going o-r he hn be n moved around a great deal but - neu last heard from In a lettei dated June 2S, he us in ( ompaiiy I.. 2Vh In'an'ry He "polco of halng 'been tJ the fi mt and bad ' and ..nnMdered hlm-rlf ei luck In e'f-ap- Ing death He dec'uied t'ir.i K l"n two or thrre dns wunoui bireji i- .- toiiury thin? Baut r M the nmv s-on of a w idnvv Mrs Kileda Bauer of 335" Vorth Second street He was a hosiery worker before entering the servici DOCTORS OF THIS CITY IN ARMY PROMOTED .-.--j - Others Made Lieutenant Colonels Prc-motlons of Philadelphia phv-. ni i. u nnM itnA "ni'.r Viprtf. " nn1 l h" commissioning of a local hanker havo Just been announced i . .. ......j , ---i, all hut i uuv-vuis. c.c.n.. -. 1 one of whom are with Base Hospital , int No. 10, University or j-ennsyiva- f0ii0Vv Dr John H Gibbon, professor of sur gery, Jefferson College Dr George W Norris. visiting physi cian to Pennsylvania Hospital Dr James F Hutchinson, surgeon in the Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr Richard H Harte. director of Unit No 10. retired surgeon ot the Pennsylvania Hospital and former direc tor of the health department Dr Astley P C Ashhurst, surgeon to Pennsylvania and Lankenau Hospitals. Dr. Wayne L Babcock. professor ot surgery. Temple University who Is now In charge of the base hospital at Fort McPherson. Ga Earl Leslie Plerson. 231 North Fifty ninth street, who formerly was In the slenal corps and stationed at Frankford i Arsenal, received hla lieutenancy at the Qovernmeni uyins eeuoui ai nanioui, III He attended the ground school at Cornell after belnr transferred from duty here. He received his commission two' weeks ahead of his class, Edward C. Dale. 1216 Spruce street, of the banking firm of Bloren & Co., 3.14 Chestnut street, enters the Naval Keierva. as an ensign, Mr. Dale's father was i"y '?"? i - "" EVENING -fUBMO CITY IS ASSURED OF COAL SUPPLY Director MacLaughlin Is Storing Adequate Amount for Winter FUEL AT WATER PLANTS Municipal Institutions Being Cared For Additional Ap propriation Is Needed Thls city's wards sick, unfortuna'e. Insane and criminal as well n the more than IS.onn city employes, will be Kept comfortably wnrm this winter no matter what hirdshlps may befall houe holder." This declaration was made to day hy Director Mncl.aughlln, of the Department of Supplies Vlth the thermometer soaring. Direc tor MaeT.aughlin. sans coat and collar, today kept busy a similarly scantily clad clerical force at the task of begging mining companies and coal dealers for deliveries at the eighty or more polntc where supplies nt all grades of roal are being laid In for municipal pur poses The greatest accomplishment of the department In obtaining fuel lies In the fact that an adequate or nearly adequate water supply Is assured by the large quantltlen already delivered at pumping and filtration plants Several times dur ing the severe storms of last year a coal famine was threatened at Water Bureau plants, and at times those sup pl.vlng the main sections of the city were down to a twentv-four-hour sup ply Plenty of font in Hunkers The big Torre sdtle filtration plant ha already been supplied with thousands of tons of coai, while the supply ut Lardner's Point Is almost sufficient to see that Important station through the winter months Coal hunkers at Queen I.ane and Belmont have been partly filled, and If no more deliveries were made for several month?, the city would be all right from the standpoint of a water suppb Director Macl.aughlln. In discussing the coal situation, made It plain that supplies on hand will not be touched If he can keep deliveries, at (Jovernment fixed prices, up to normal It Is this task that Is now occupying his atten tion Ulockley's available yard space has been turned Into a monster coal storage yard and the thousands of tons on hand make certain a full winter supply for the unfortunate at the Philadelphia (lenerai Hospital A similar condition exists at other Institutions while bins and storage spaces of police stations, etc., are being filled to capacity The latest move to Insure an adequate supply of warmth has to do with City Hall Today anangements are being made to take over a city-owned storage yard on the banks of the Pchuylklll river Here 1500 tons of coal will be stored ns an emergency measure for the City Hall supply The big public build ing has no storage capacity nnd In the pist has alvvavs depended upon eiulck deliveries from nearby yards. This fall and winter deliveries will he continued as long as posslhle but In the event of trouble the 1500 extra tons to be stored on the river lot will he sufficient to carry the departments over until more coal is available. Need Another Appropriation Naturally such unusual preparat'ons and the purchase of such large quantities of coal will mean an additional coal ap propriation when Councils convene next month The cit.v Just now Is forced to pay the new freight rate for coal deliver ed and this In conjunction with the fnct that there Is now on hand 80,000 or 90, noo tons moio of coal than at any similar period in the city s history meanb added costs. Just now DIector Mac I.aughlln is paying the coal companies from the 270.uOn given him for that purpose before Councils adjourned for the summer The actual cost of coal for the year cannot be estimated at this time but It Is certain to exceed by $500,000 the cost of voal In most preceding years Councils will be asked to appropriate at least $500,000 In October so that stead deliveries can be purchased and made thiough the eaily winter months If this program is 'carried out the sup ply is eel tain to last through March at least LORD READING IN LONDON , , , r it s I AmUHse.ldor trOCS Homo to Lon - frr With War Cabinet By the Associated Press New York, Aug. 6 --The Earl of Rend ing Br tlsh Ambas-ador nnd High ,'om ml'slomi to the I'nltcd Stales, has uri'.vcd l'l London. It was announced hi'ie today bv the British bureau of Information His mlsi-lr-i to conlor vth tlv "Jrltlsh War Cabinet it wji I Mated I NEW REGISTRATION IN POLLING PLACES W a r Department Orders Boards to Arrange for Pro posed 18 to 45 Draft Immediate nrepnrat'ons for the regls ratlon of men within Hie draft age limits proposed In the hills now before Con grer have heen ordered bv the War De parment 'n telegrams sent to State draft headquarters Arrangements will be made for the eitnldlshment of a registration place n vacn or tne voting precincts n Penn headquarters at Harrlthurg today Is to bo sent In substance to local hoards, so they can uegin tnetr prtparat ons. and the State authorities will get In toucrflvolver fell to the floor, when Feldman with such authorities whose co-operation will be required The date for registration vvllf depend upon the progress of the bill A1 local diaft beards have been culled upon to telegraph the number of white and negro men remaining in class, after calls to be tilled by August 15 are com pleted Pennsjivania nas sent approximately 108,575 men Into military service, either ! through general or special calls made ur.der the draft, In a little more than a ear .omicrn c? mntim.siit..T ACCUSED AS HIGHWAYMAN - . tt 1 1 , n . . . Man Is Held for Crime Committed in1 Heart of City John P.orers. Vine street riear Second. accused of highway robbery, was held without ball for court today bv Magis trate Mec'eary at the Central St'tlon Lawrence E, Connelly, 117 North Van Pe't street, said Hngers and two other men approached dim at the Wldener Building last 'night and. under the pre tense of greeting an old and long-lost friend, literally "shook him down" for ' bf twice In b face, Corvnelly ttl4MaJ, (Hi fame note uogers then struck LEDGER FHlXAbEKPHm, OTESPAY, Finley Denies Vare Would Pay Gunmen Continued from Tnite One and he told Finley to take a seat and wait until Senator Vare arrived Whll they were waiting there the telephone boy called In that Maloney was outside and wanted to see the Congressman Finley ushered Maloney In. "Congressman, I am sending some de tectives Into the Fifth Ward tomomw." Finley testified Maloney told the Con gressman, "and I called to sec about the money for them." NoNMoney From Vare Office. The Congressman, Finley said, told Maloney there would be no money forth coming from the Vare office. "Maloney seemed disappointed," Fin ley continued. "As he was about to leave he turned and told the Congresmhn, 'I w'ant you to understand I am with vou In this fight.'" Congressman Vare, Finley further tes tlfled, declined to have nny further con versation with Maloney and dismissed him "My only conversation with Maloney on that occasion." Finley declared, "was when I said, 'Oood morning,' as 1 left him In and 'Good-by,' when I left him out " Maloney was starting out of the main door of the office, Finley testified, when the Congressman called to him, Finley, and told him to let Maloney out of the fide door "I never met Deutsch during that con test " Finley also testified, when asked If he had been active for Deutsch In the rifth Ward fight Ilesrrlbes Movements 1'lnlry then gave a detailed account of his movements on the days following the primary particularly on the Friday after the primary, when Malonev testl fled that Finley met him In Boom 401, In the nitz-Carlton. to arrange for the payment for the gunmen The witness admitted stopping at the nitz-Carlton with his famllv following their return from Atlantic City. They occupied Room 104 "I was never In any other rooni In the hotel," Finley declared, In denying the meeting In Room 404 with Maloney He saw Maloney. he testified In front of the St James Hotel on the Thursday following the primary, hut did not stop and speak to hlni. Finley said the meeting was accidental. Maloney had testified that he met Finley there hy appointment In response to a telephone call from Finley Finlev then made a general denial of nil Maloney's testimony which related to him He denied ever telephoning Maloney. declared he never made an appointment with him nnd testified that he never gave Maloney the $1000-hlll produced at the hearings before Judge Brown He nlo denied holding any con versation with Maloney and said he had not been In the Franklin Bank, from which the Siooo-bill was drawn for slxtv days prior to the time named by Maloney The proposition to revive hoise racing In Pcnns.vlvanla nnd the chances to make great sums of money vveie out lined to Flnle.v bv Maloney, Finley tertl fled on cross-eiamlnntlon. Maloney, he said, summoned h'n to his (Maloney's) office 111 the Real Hstate Trust Building in March, 191 T "I want to make you a wealthy man,'' Finley said Maloney told him Then Maloney said he had conferred with a number of New York mllllonahcs about revMng horse racing In Pennsylvania. Flnle.v. who was the first big witness called by the defense, testified that he lived at 2005 South Fourth street, and admitted that he was "the recognized Repuhllcan leader" of the Thirty-ninth Ward He said he, had known Maloney by repute since ljf04, but to speak to, for, about one year He testified as to his arrest In con nection with the Fifth Ward case, and ald that his lawyer and Senator Vare have frequently tried to get District At torney Hotnn to try him The atmosphere In the courtroom was torrid Finley, dressed In a suit of greenish hue. waved a palm leaf fan cnnstnnt.y as he testified nnd frequently mopped his face with n handkerchief Herordk Identified Once more the blotter of the Third Po. lice District Third nnd Delancey streets, figured In the cases. This time the derense produced the blotter, which was Identified last week by Sergeant Davis, one of the Common wealth's witnesses it was produced for the purpose of writing Into the court rec ords that certain arrests In the Fifth Ward last September were made In regu. lar form nnd the defendants slated. The arrests cited by William A C.rav, chief counsel for the defense, for the court record, were those of "Nick Rllt, leader of the gunmen Imported Into the ward, and Ixiuls SIlverMeln. employe of tne snerin s omce, who claims Rltt I assaulted him : Isidore stern and the gunmen arrested following the attack ion Mercantile Appraiser Carev and As- .sistant District Attorney Muurer. After the blotter of the Central Sta- tlon also had been pioduced to show that entries In It tallied with those In the blotter of the district station. Lieu tenant Bennett was recalled to the stand Bennett was asked to Identify certain orders Issued by him during the primary fight Under severe cross-examination by Assistant District Attorney Taulane, Benne't frequently answeied questions ns to who made the complaints tespon slble for the orders with, "I don't know." Most of the lomp'alnts on which the orders were Issued telated to corner lounging In the Fifth Waid Orders to Bennett from Superintendent Robinson and Captain Kennv to brenk up corner crowds were Introduced ns evidence Be fore Bennett left the stand he and Mr Taulane clashed over ceitaln parts of his testimony. Policeman Urnm, the fifth one. of the defendants to take the stand, was called after Bennett After making a general denial of all the charges made against him, Uram sprang an alibi A newspaper photo graph of the crowd of huslness men, which Deutsch took to Major Smith's otnce In City Hall last September, was pioduced 'Uram declared that a man In the crowd, supposed to be him was his brother. Tells of "Jacking" of Cohen Uram testified that when the police of the Third District raided "Battling Abe" Cohen's poolroom last September Abe at tempted to draw a revolver. The re one of the defendants, hit Cohtn with a Jack Uram produced the revolver and four cartridges on the stand. Uram denied that he was In the raid on the Flnletter Club th night before the primary He said he heard a shot while standing at a Socialist meeting at Sixth and De Lancey streets and ran to the clubhouse. He fstined he knew there was a Flnletter Cluo. out oia not know where It was located until after he arrived there,' following the raid CARMEN'S WAGES JUMP lUsdlnu. r.. Aufi 6 The Reading Transit Company today announced an Increase In tho wages of Its motormen "'id I'onductoro, comprising Reading, Norrlstown. Roxborough, Lebanon and connecting lines, irom tniny-iour iu I tMrtv.oiffht cents nn hour, to be effective at once, ana to loriy crnin on acjiniiiusi 1 over euo men are aneciea Lake Trade Pioneer Dies By the Associated Press rleretand. O.. Aug. 6. CaDtaln George P. McKay, eighty, treasurer of the Lake Carriers' Association and pioneer o" tne Lac syner.rr iraoe, 1 1 dead, her. after. a Ions; Illnesa..js WIDER EXEMPTION IN NEXT DRAFT General Crowder Explains Industrial Fabric Will Not Be Dislocated PLAN TO CONSERVE MEN Withdrawals of Those Beyond 32 for Military Service Will Not Be Unduly Large By the Associated Press Washington, Aug ft. Broader provisions for exemptions have been written Into the new man power bill, now befrre Congress, so that the nation's war Industrial fabHc may not be upset by unduly large with drawals of men more than thirty-two years of age for military service Provost Marshall Oeneral Crowder, a'ppearlng today hefore. the Senate military committee, explained that he had deemed It advisable to substitute the words "occupations and employ ments" for the word "Industries" used In the existing law. In the section af fecting Industrial exemptions. This would make possible a more liberal In terpretation of the law and prevent the Induction Into the army of many men performing essential work nt home and yet not actually In Industrial occupa tions The Provost Marshal Oeneral said that the date of registration suggested, September 5, Mas only tentative and that the department may change this. It was planned, Crowder told committee members, to make the registrations and the drawing fall on the same day ' Chalt man Chamberlain announced, after today's meeting, that the com mittee had decided to ask Secretary Baker and General March to make statements. l Secretary Uaker Is out of ihe city, but Ueneral March Is ex pected to appear tomorrow morulng. "The committee desires to iwfcertalrt," said Chamberlain, "why they (the War Department officials) are In Mich a hurrv f ij.i muni jiii.ttia n r ill ruiu i I1UI I V now to have this draft hill pased, when 1 befoie thev said there was no hurrv " When the" mii'btlon of cstemllug the draft was before Congress in connection with lonsldtratlon of the inmy appro- priatlon bill. Seuetar.v Haker and o her War Department omcl.ls iold wnsres- slon.il leaders that .. change In draft ages was undcnlial.l. mud an enlatged BV,i sitn UMVivi'ii mill 'illi.il Vlllillftiu army progiam being woiked out could I he presented to Congress. (Jeneral Ciowd- r told the committee todKv that he did not know tin leason for the haste, but that he was merely carr.vlng out ordeis to get the men for military set vice. One Dies, Four Hurt in R. R. Smash-up thought he could get across before It arrived Sullivan, the engineer, did not figure that the dilvei Intended to take nurh a chance nnd so did not slow up When the engine struck the tank waPAn. BiwrKs from the nonr sn i.fi'uui mn wuimiij, thn oil nnd MHollne carried in the wa- I vnn An ivnlnKl(in nVinl tVin fl.iminir ii all over the engine, most of it going I nnd mining for their unselfish services through tho cab window. j for the fuel administration The two women Injured were riding '" touching on the Importance of engi Ir. the first coach. The force of the jar n,rs tn wa.r he r?ie"? '? the ?alIant follnwlnir the crash threw them from military engineers of Pottsvl e, who gave their seats. Mrs. Peachy has not been conscious since the accident The crossing at which the accident occurred Is an open one Sullivan, according- to his fireman. Jammed on the brakes as soon as the oil wagon wns seen on the Hacks, but the train was too close to be stopped In time to avert the crash The acci dent occurred at 8 30 o'clock. SEEK DEAD HEROROTHER Relatives of Ham- Ireland "Over There" Unaware of His Death Somewhere "ever there" two brothers are looking for Harry Ireland, of ins Xorth Woodstock street, this city. Though they probably do not know ft ineir p?,iii-ii in ikiw u vnin one lor. vesterday's casualty list contains amonc I ine nernes ine nam'- oi ncrgrani iiarry Ireland, who was killed In ac Ion There are four Ireland hoys, and all of them heeded the war call In the true fashion or patriots Harry, prosnerous.v of age, chose the army, and was, in the Vinth I'nl'rd States Infantrv when he dlrd; Frank, twenty-'hree, heeded the . .i. . .' . ' call of the se. i anil is now a gunner In the North Sea naval air patrol Curtis, the "baby of the family." and only sevenicfii. put on the uniform of the aimy and Joined his brothers on the bat tle line of his country The fourth brother, Leroy, is an artist SEEK SLAIN BROTHER Frank Ireland (upper) and Cur tis Ireland (lower), brothers of Ser geant Iiarry Ireland, 108 North Woodstock ilreet, who was reported killed in yesterday's casual))- list. The two young men had gone to France with the intention of meet ing their .brother, news of whose a ;am retcneu acre , i U Wu'ssm'RIssssV )LBB JBBlK WsJR3WSSSSSSBbWP7 WsKttssV& WlFSZ"$f VvK'rr jt " "ijll - i OTGTJST 6l"-1918" CRAMPTHEN BUY STAMPS Back Salary Increases Heavily In vested, Bringing Total to $90,000 With the completion of final payments of the back salary Increases to employes of the Cramp Shipbuilding Company, the two weekB' campaign at this yard, under tho direction of Joseph A. Janney, of the local war savings committee, has ended with tho record established by the shlpworkers of stamp Investments of $90,000, While the amounts Invested average only 12 V4 per cent of the amounts paid to the men, war savings committeemen are greatly pleased with the success. In view of the fact that many of the men ere using their salary Increases for the payment of War Chest pledges and past 1-iiierty Loan subscriptions. i,e8tTn wTrringsfisftamps?lln'd to '" ii m estimated tnat or me men paiu BIG BENEFIT SEEN IN FUEL ECONOMY Skip-Stop and Elevator Sav ing Cut Consumption 200,000 Tons a Year ENGINEERS HEAR COLE Conservation Director Says Store Reduces Coal Use 28,000 Tons Per Annum Trolley car sklp-stons and economies pvith office building elevators and light seem Individual trifles, but collectively their results are tremendous. So i: u cole, of the Frleral fuel administration for Pennsylvania, today fold members of the Engineers' Cluh. t-ole Is director of the conservation di vision He said expert engineering ad .ce was reducing the amount ot fuel needed The conservation chief, speaking at a 1""ci,eon of h rliib. estimated that 200,000 tons of coal nnnunllv ur. t,.io. saved on the street railways and In office t .. ,, .. ..i..i.,.,ihhu m uiuvg i bulIJncs of Pennsylvania by methods of ' CConom-v- store Saves 2s 000 Ton. Imnroved hoii ,i Li ' . tlee In in ah r.ni., ,; , j . V -m '" "" nna" "l'1 ,e dcl""1. , ,'", 'Jp; , , "s f,conI "" t0 '' "" "7,la ""'"C 2."n0 Jts "0,",""'. W n.thl0UBh ln1Prvcment9 In Mr Cole outlined a vision of fuel con ditions aftei the war Th day of cheap fuel has parsed Into history, he said, whether the fuel be natural" gas. crude oil and Its by-products or anthracite or bituminous coal He predicted that the United States at the close of the war would he carrvlng the major part of the world's transatlan tic traffic Vessels, steaming from Amer ican ports, he declared, would be bunk ered for round trips because fuel could h obtained cheaper here Jhan In nny I n omr port or the world Will Force Eeonomy This enormous demand for fuel, he concluded would make It Imperative for manufacturers to employ scientific meth- Mr Co,p laudrrf Ov engineers of Penn- clvll, mechanical, electrical ' their lives to help the Allies advance over the Marne after the fleeing Ger mans. Elkton Marriage Licenses Kllitnn, Md.. Aug 6 night couples were granted marriage licenses here to- day and two couples met disappoint- me'ni nelncr refused a license becauo the groom-eli ct In each case wns under the legal age They were Samuel s Mc Vey nnd Marv N" School, of Crnfton. Pa.: Frnnk Sncpp and Sadie Bartos, Philadelphia. Iicem-es were Issued to John P Burdo, Plnttsburgh, N V, and Elizabeth B Kngelbardt, Baltimore : Percy Mole and Anna Phvn. Mount Holl. X. J.; Arthur S C Wlntei and Viola Phllllppl, Philadelphia ; Lewis Aydelotte nnd Mary iwmnii Pncomoke Cltv. Md : Tout Tor ino and Mildred Heffner Glrardvllle Frank Ferman and Agnes Hen- Pa f;.i, v T n"sJ- Jla"lnB,r fc c ...evviii t. iven- and Helen F. ','"., ,.,,T , p., nr. i neortre and , ""' ,a,S;i., WnndhVrv V I Stella L'.Whllden. Woodbur. .N. J. TODAY'S MARRIAGE LICENSES in i." n... O'. I V (llh ! nnitUiiar M.tajd F nr 2.:'J,hN,ntn " , 'XT" SiHnfr" rr. nf,,rd , MSlin'rva n. ul?l'h. I.anrattr N J. Pa. and nnd S.imuel Oondhartz. ilfj Pairlsh at.. Csther VVelsa 1112 IMerco nt. Abe Ksplaii, 414(1 Poplar n , and rteda Pa. vl 700 Pine at Chsrlea S Tlantnm 1.12s Toronto at., and Mary C I.lKKena, 2'."l X Lawrence at. CaloR-ero Loinbardo. 1R1- Paspvunk sve . and trancfsc. niniunrnu, i i.i , iiiiuiiiiiiii nv. I Thomas J Fennraav lno Kernon at., ah Mary I). Ausuat 1.122 S Jd st John V OranKer. 1247 vv . Alleithnv aye.. and ataDel nemaen, 1247 W A'lrzhtny Samuel N. Abramnwltl oll."i CroBH at. tloldle orwliz. .nil imiv ai Georce Johnson. 123S Winter at nnd Jul! I.awler, isns n uur i Clarence R Weaver 210 R 12th at and Clara SI Hc-eae. Mr.nron Hill I'n. Frank Hltler 112 X Howard at , and Robert Hohnir an's en lowhlll at and rioa Iirrr. pan x rrnnann ai Thomas n. Parker. 121.1 rheatcr av , nnd nnrothv M Kinc 4'.'24 i"heier nve Vllllam O Kun JI3.1 Green at nnd Dora A Perlman, 11104 N Franklin at Arthur Grajaon. 710 s Smrdlev at . and Annie 8arent liwn t.atona t Rohrt Shapiro. U S N and Helen Ilutler. Edward HUianck Snm X 4th at . and Kva Knoll, 2745 Jnaner at. ir.lfl ?J 4111 nt Max.M.Kreca. -! .-si-awrence ai . ano Ethel' Oaber. 2H."0 S Pr?y at . ' Charlfa O Vout, sxi7 mn ai ana .viimii Futh. Sono X th t Alexander liohrow. New York city, and Jen nie Jaffe Xe York city Henrv C Pattoraon, Phlla. Y F Asan t.lth and Cherrv ala . and Lillian R. McFndden, 3410 Poweltnn nve Leon Llpkin MS4 Waluslng avr nnd Roat Ctntcove, A34 MlfAIn at Hei-irv W Sterrett. 441 Rublcan ave.. and aladva Hewett. 40 Church lane. Henry J Coatello. Soon W. Dakota at., and Adelln Schuaert 221" Yrlland at t . laaac Cox. "R,t S 10th at and Ruth M Views 117 B Mnmbnrt nv. rhealer L Andrews 2nn W. Dauphin at., ami Elisabeth V Dutlll. 2718 W. AI. Harrv Moack 202 Carpenter at and Anna A Fannin. Ml Wharton at. Samuel (lranath. USA. Camp Colt. cTemsbirjV. Pa. and Freda Qladatein. 811 N Union at. .. , . , John Mitchell. 2121 Itlrch at. and Davlna Heffell 2114 E nirch at.. Edward II. Prvde. linn Arn at . and Mil I vine Wlebber, Pcranton Pa I Charles A Noel 1021 X Warnock at . I and Rachel Oraham. 1J21 N Warnock at i Walter Duknfld, .1143 Cherry at., and 1 Franc-la M Pvltt .1(143 rherry at Metro Knjel. 01S N American at., and i Anna Knahlak. dl.t X American at. Harry Klein 1230 S th at . and Elliabeth . Edward "ynW'p??.V'.t'rly "' an, 0la ll.o';rd',-YlnVllnCKhr lISHlnmbrla, ... and i nia vv Rrhnelble. 2Po7 N lath at. "Vrrik- Wo-ocii.naVvV "nd Fam,le! Morris It Weiamnn, V P X tt F. and Hannah SrhrtiR-lXth at, .. Matteo De Ceaaro Rurllnaton, N J. ! 1!II1M ..",! air , biiu ' Rnlnh E Stein League Island and Clara lllaae 2324 ?lrth at. Edwin W. MrClurken, IMS n Rerka at and Mnv. An.ilne Anil'. Jl ill num.. ... --- - -- - I Frlta Peter, nn Columbia ave and Mary ,Bn5mSr0T,-c"?.Vw?,NTbIih,.t: and Ester Anna M Bradbury. in2i .N run si ' ..... iti. oi m m. i i6,,Newirirkh a'i ; nd """ nnr A Peet. 1 tAv lata R T-.Hlnn.ln M finvAT. 3t.. U. n ,-. h. j1.. and Dorothv Palmer. 3JSS Diamond at Thomaall. Tophanj 2J51 X, ilith at., and, Mary E, Hehr 212 N. Park ave Abraham Ooldfuao 238 Monroe, at,, and Roae Pever. 21R Fltswjter at Philip H. Doerle, Ji,. .1031 l.arrhwood av iani Constance Randall. IMM Lotu.t at. Edwin II. Smvra. 3020 CMiae. at., and wary ... r;"J'"".-.V"."vT'n "i I Ern j-. -""- X!.a".' o-:t" .5" -""MeiiMved today. orty vessels are now r I. u Mnrma n ii n "M.n ar ania I ' -- --- "' - i sasaa sequent io ;.ltt.W"Kn,!rii-J" & -Virt- Hii InTPL 'V'gBSpryigig CHINESE TO WED HERE Miss Mellng Ying, of Baltimore, a student at the Maryland Institute of Fine Arts, will bo married this evening to Dr. Phoo Hiva Chen, also of Baltimore. The ceremony will take place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hill Collins, Jr., Bryn Mawr Mercury Hits 100; Shipmen Lay Off Continued from Taut One shut down all departments where artl- . , , . . . ... , .. ' ncla' neat wa" use ' elth-r ln 0rKra,'n I machinery or In manufacturer. The f1" Rht"' J;0""1,' el"SC(1 at n00,n' ":hlIe "",n' f the departments of the New York Shipbuilding Company were also closed this afternoon. Nine Degree Hotter Today dawned nine degrees hotter than yesterday, and the same ratio was main tained during most of the morning. At 11 o'clock the ofllclnl mercury stood at 92. as compared to 82 at the same hour yesterday, while at 1 o'clock today the i.mtiArtilurA in 13 omt.s llni tk. kttrk m,l, fnr ,h summer, mart. ., tlv I ........ ,. ...- -- - --- -.. v -- At ihe same hour yesterday the mer. curv was touching 80. I The humidity today was not as high yesterday oy 11 per cent, but the 60 per cent of moisture In the atmos-' phere was sufficient to make conditions, almost Intolerable. Frank D Shorg. fifty years old. Glou cester Heights, nn employe of the Pusey & Jones shipyards, was over- come by heat while at work today and taken to Coopr Hospital, Camden His condition Is critical. ProMrnted nt Work Louis Mitchell, twenty-two years old, i 227 Tree street, wai) overcome by the heht this afternoon nt his place of em ployment, 17 North Seventh street. Mitchell was taken to the Jefferson ' HoMiltal, where It was said he would J recover. Willlnm Sherlock, aged twenty-eight, of 1327 Church street, was prostrated' on the street and taken to the Frank- ford Hospital, Mfred Bowers. aged thirty-four, of.ror elee'.rlc soot weldlnc. one with iM 12H Hast Oxford street, collapsed at his place of employment and William Irwin, nged sixty, of 203 Richmond street, was similarly affected at Frank - ford and Oxford streets1. Both were taken to St Mary's Hospital. , O'lver Weber, aged forty-seven, ot 2141 North Third street was prostrated at Third and Berks streets: Benjamin Oldroyd. aged forty-six, of 2435 North ruin sireci, couapsea on tne pavement ' at Seventh nnd Columbia avenue Both ' were taken to the Stetson Hospital. Among others overcome by the heat today, were Sarah Markowltz. twenty - one. 2535 Galloway street, and Patrick Lynn, forty-four, 1526 Vine street. Both were taken to the Hahnemann Hospital, riT- Wllmrr If riition lllfc.fn . .V,-. i- mrtment nf Henlfh anrt rhnVltl.. Vi partnifnt of Health and Charities, today nnnounced snine "hcl-wealhAr hint 14 nnnounced some "hot-weather hints, said: Heatstroke Dangerous "Heatstroke and exhaustion are often fatal conditions. Thev take ihelr tnll d i chiefly nmone Infants and the need Vnt Infreouently adults of middle ags sue- eumb to lnfluencs of high humidity and ',) I temperature, natal cases among adults are usuany mv iuu ioi carelessness unon the part of tho Individual to guard i himself from excessive1 and prolonged ex posure to tne sun s rays. "Babies must be given special atten- tlon during the heated term. Mothers living In closely built-up quarters. In tenements and in courts should keep their Infants ln rooms which are shaded and ventilated, on the ground floor of the house Whenever possible babies should be kept outdoors, on the shady ..... .. . - i Side of tne sireei. or m areiiwavs uii. I exposed to the sunlight The baby's Iothln should consist only of a loose. cotton wrap, the arms and legs Being bare. Bathe the baby dally. "Persons of advanced years should not walk the streets during the heat of the day They should seek the parks, the public squares and such shaded places outdoors as will afford them comfort and relief. Aged persons should not work outdoors at laborious trades, "Among the vast majority of workers engaged at their usual pursuits, a great deal of comfort may be procured If the proper kind of loose, light-weight cloth ing Is worn. Dark clothes absorb the heat rays and tend to make the Indi vidual warm. "An office with suppressed, soft light appears cooler than one brightly lllumi nated and receiving the full glare of the sun. Indoor workers can make them selves very comfortable by wearing loosely-woven cotton or silk undergar ments. Take a Cold Shower Baihe dally. A cold shower after working hours and a clothing are very refr cnange of clean refreshing. Sleepless 1 Hinhi. mnv Via avoided nv takine a cold sponge bath before retiring Bedrooms exposed to the sun may be closed tightly i during the day, and opened at sun- T. oown Three deaths and scores of prostra tions occurred yesterday, aitnougn th j.. ... nit th hntteat of the summer UMV nao .iw. ... -- -- Tn ,emperature reached D2 degrees Its highest polnt-at I o'clock yesterday I afternoon, DUt ine nuinmuy, wun omy ' slight "breathing spells." was almost at i a maximum an uuy im .uic nnu mem. Sefk Sugar From Java By the United Press iv..t.ininn Aue. 8. Negotiations are under way to obtain Dutch vessels to carry morn sugar from Java, It was learned today. Forty vessels WAR BRINGS DECREASE 'rJ' IN PORT'S ACTIVmES,S N, Slump in Imports and Export Shown in First Half of Year For the six months ending June SO, ill , ...c-.n.ui- 01 exports tnrough tha J?J Port of Philadelphia shows aIoss of &! 5i.034,087 compared with the first six it, months of 1917. Imp6rts of merchan- 'S dl-e for the same period show a decrease ' of $710,360. ' "' The value of the exports for the first ' six months of 1018 was $206,081,707 against $203,115,785 for 1917, and the ' value of the Imports was $01,739,48 , against $02,165,838 for the first six , months of 1917 These figures were " made available today In a report of the -, v ummissioners or .Vavlgatlon. , Lowest In February Kxports were at their lowest point In February, when they amounted to onl'1 $26,534,875. While thn liannor nnMh ..... May, when they amounted to $40,919,371t Imports were at their inn-ui ni, January, the value for the month beiner I only $7,082,709 The high water-mark ,"1 "" leacnea in .May, when the value rose to $13,633,740. , Kngland was the largest single pur-clmr-er if war and food snnnllea e ik. six months' period ending June 30. Ship- '.I ments from Philadelphia to that country VI were valued at $96,703,748. Exports to ijll France amounted to $46. Kir. RR7 in l Italy, $26,003,440: Scotland, $1,012,35J: uelglum, $4,561,242; Switzerland $917,- 433; Cuba $479,737; Brazil. $242,748. -til ... .,.u,,i.c i,.-, i, K BMiiijieu 10 .orvvay, Sweden, Portugal, Argentina and other coLntrles liilfdnn Trade Stopped The falling off In the values of tho" exports Is duo chiefly to the restrictions" to nmthein liurope nnd the cessation ot ttade with Kusola, which went into effect last Ju'y In the arrivals and sailings from this port for the six months ending June 30, 1918. ii 1fi. of 400 vessels with a ton naga of 902,080 Is j-hown In the foreign trade, and a loss of 827 vessels with a J tonnage of 948,623 Is shown In the coast- , . ----.-...., wi ""' compared with the figures for the Hist s-i. months or 1917 The total' foreK'-' """ coust. vise arrivals and clear- nnccs during the first six months of the present ji-nr numbered 3047 vessels, with n tonnage of 7.166.954. against 4290 ves sels with a tcmiage of 9,007,203 for the same pttlod 01 1917. ' CHOLERA KILLS 1000 RUSSIANS 20,000 Casej of Asiatic Plague m Pelronrarl Amsterdam, Aug 6. (By I X S.), . '"". "" 2-0 000 cases of Aslrtlc ehofera ln i-eiroKraa. accorains in the Hum. burger Flemdenblatt line thousand of the new cases hay proved fatal The epidemic 1.) spreading DRV MIS IVIHlNOVAN VUK .-,. "hev. JOHN r. O DONliyAN. S J , l.,;e t SI. Josenh'H Col- ege PJilia . at St. .Marv's Mnn"t.tf. Brook. h. .wi--. t in ii in. wea , mi. Ijrna tlus Church, nroaklm .V y lnt St. An-drews-on-thr-Hudiin ci.()pp aus .-, vtAnv r: ..iuhter of, Itrsimiin I lopn and iii ale Win Clonp. Itelatlves and frl-nda Invited tn funeral surv ives Thuru a p. nv sit N 13th t. Int. private : r..J!',!;.1.". Wllliamstown, Jln Au. 4 LI. AS 1 JIANX. e.l mi Kuneral nihil .residence. Wllllamrtown. Mass. Wed.. L1 30 n m Int. Si JairiM thn Lets. rhlU,- I.hunf" .afternoon on arrival of 3:Wtraln"aL ... . .1, ib n in i-iiurKii'a no noveri De at-nt. I'AXSO.W 5ll,arlllll n, C.ulnll... B. Auk J. Itli-IIArtli PAXPON, Holntlvei nn'i friends Invited to servlof VvVd.. L' n. m at t. I , "rtir tiius isv v ntstnut t.. i iiim. iiii. jrjmp IIK1.I' WAXTF.n rgMAI.K oirtL ' welding experience 111 do. m-v fctorvi e . OilSP.'woa'Sf; SS KUnr JKS i car si, 41) or no. Adp1 after 8 a. m. 1 ,,, tr-Tnir- srnvinv- a,.m.i r- itth'ano camuria sts. IlKT.r WANTKD MAI.W ' vII?f3?SiENDF:DHICEVDELyHIA A? , THKItK ib'ic'e IN THri ICE STORAOB HOUSES H.KP.K WILL YOU HELP OBT i ' sovik' noon ctni.-k rmstr-. w . t,-,.y. . r.. . i WORKERS XUTOBD TO HELP IX ICE. I niTHUR 11AV WORK OR XIOHT WORK-. I HERE IS A CHAXCE TO DO SOME BX. ttia u-nnv ivn iir nie nwT. at-xiAni jvuwm" nr.ni!' iil'ui.u iiiiw hut sipklIj, c i i:.;.... v. v. r-.."-. -""". "--.-.- TO YOUR CITY AND YOI'R NATION YOU MAY RE NEEDED ONLY ONS I NIGHT. DO YOUR PART. HELP OUT AMERICAN ICE COMPANY S0TH AND COLUMRIA AVE AMERICAN AXD CAMBRIA STS. BROWN ST WHARF. DELAWARE RIVEH- 1D XEAR BALTIMORE AVE. ARMAT ST. AND READIXO R. r" OTN. DELFIELD AVE. & WALNUT LA., OTN, sVELDER For electric apot weldln on heavy aaujta ateel: one with arc welding; experience will no: new laciorv; excellent worKtnr condi tions: sood pay; permanent position. Take 5 car 21, 49 or 00. Apply after a. m. ELECTRIC SERVICE SUPPLIES CO. 17TH AXD CAMRRIA STS. vir.v a men wanted. S2.1 to 140 na week easily noaelble to make In our col- .89 lertlna and aobcltlng denirtment: excellent ?8' onoortunlty for advancement, with 'steady liH empioymeni n wrrwa n year Kuarameco: iofjl tO per week and eommlsIon; apnlleania vs n..f,i'Ml hetween the aaea of 2.1 and i- .Vll ..i4 nr tvlfh rienenilentH f.vn,.l.n.. nnt y?v I necessary. Apply at ones person or letter. K John Hancock Life Inauraneo Co. 1400 W. (.Irard nve j LABORERS wanted, to work In lumber ,6? yard. Apply .1th and Clearfield sta. John B sloanaker A Co. '&, FOX lathe hands, turret lathe hands,, 9JI 55 N. nthat Z- i 7rr.-"Taton-T 'jaisn j 'dj a jCidd' 'Atiut , H.tt aoiiui Waal euiot mjjm KVK OXAOX of 1IKLT' WAXTKD FFAIALB' WANTED Two friends as cook and t- A5I .-.iraa.rhatnbermnld ln amah- nrlvata. ant house, -with dlnliut room; referepi-ec rit "fiired. AppIv 21S Hirlna- at y (Other l'lillfled Ads on I'asea 14 and 15) 'Important Change! . In Train Service' BETWEEN t Philadelphia and Atlantic City, Effective August 8 Market Bt. Wharf (Steam Service) Trains new leaving Philadelphia &A0' A M. weekdays and 0.00 A.M. -dally,, .-d leaving Atlantic City 0:80 A, M.? weekdays and :S0 P. it, ejajly wilt, Weekday train now leaving' Phlla-' delphla 11: A. M. will ba chantsd'- .r leave at 10:15 A. M. WJK...Vff.l,A,i.,,l.SS2:, SfiS on we.Vd.Vj InaMltiiB Jo'Iai; iirdays. Weekday train leavl-a? Shlfayd.lBhla at 2:04 P. U.. will ST. oper-."" --- --- ., j. ' ajh ah Hatiirflai M anlu t . 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