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JUST GOSSIP ABOUT PtiOP&E
Tragic Death of Young Bride Nancy Wynne Hears of More
People Who Have Influenza Church
Weddings Given Up
DTD you hear nlinut tlio tragedy In the
Karle family? You know ndlth. Mrs.
Atdcn t.ce, and Mrs. Lawrence Dllworth
Beggs have hoth hcen seriously 111 with
pncumonlx at Mrs. tlcggs' house In
llnvcrford. Kdlth was visiting Mrs.
Beggs and they both went down to
gether. Kor several days they Just
hung .between life and death, and last
night Kdlth died. Mrs.. Beggs was still
Just living this morning, and the family
Is hoping against hope, that she may
pull through. It is so terribly lyird for
Mrs. Karlc. and all the rest of the family,
Gladys, you know, has Just been home,
but has Bone back again to Oklahoma.
Mr, Beggs Is away from home, and Is Just
getting over pneumonia himself. Kortu
nately, Hnslgn Aldcn I.ec, who has been
away on Ills ship, curao homo unexpect
edly on Saturday, but It was a very sad
homecoming.. He has had Spanish Influ
enza, but Is getting better now. It all
seems so tragic, for Kdlth was bo young
and so lovely, and they have had such a
hard time ever since they have been mar
ried. You remember, Aldcn got orders to
' report to his ship. Just tho morning of tho
wedding, and they had planned for nt
least a week's trip. Since then he has
been crulslnR the coast, and Kdlth has
been going down South quite often so
that she could Hec him as often ns pos
sible, when his ship came Into port. It
has all been so pathetic and they have
been mi brave about It that this tragic
end of It nil Just makes your heart ache
for them.
THIS Influen7a Is surely changing 11 lot
of wedding plans. Kvery day you hear
of (mother marriage that was to have been
in church, being arranged for the house,
and tho large reception given up. Mrs.
Francis A. Alison of St.' Martin's has had
to recall her Invitations for the reception
after Francis wedding to K. Cunr.on Poult
ney tomorrow. The ceremony is to be ut
home as it was originally planned, but In
stead of a large reception there will be
Just the service with tho Immediate fami
lies present. If you had planned to be
married nt home It wouldn't be such a
disappointment to give up the reception,
but If you expected to have the ceremony
in church, and had got oui?clf all keyed
,up and then calmed down again and ocr
tho shnkey stage about walking down the
aisle before all thoso people, without look
ing too conscious or too scared or too
happy or too whlto or too blushing. I
should thlnlc It would bo u terrific blow.
Wouldn't 11?
IIIKAIl that Leonard Bcale has "caught"
Influenza. They are still out at .it.
David's, at Thlrdacre. And Hope Iteale's
liusband, Oliver Cnmwoll has It, too. They
are brothers-in-law, you know, and Oliver
Cromwell Is Mrs. Stotcsbury'H son., Mrs.
Stotcsbury, by thc way. Is asking for ice
cream nnd oranges" for the Navy Hospitals
Committee to give to the sailors who are
In the hospitals with influenza, or die
the wherewithal to buy the delicacies. The
sailors seem to want these two things more
than anything else, and the greatest desire
In the world Just- now Is to give any man
In any U. S. uniform, anything he wants,
ho I Imagine they won't wait long for
their Ice-cream. The fruit Is to be sent
to the Navy House, 1'21 South Eighteenth
street.
IT'S getting bo that when you see some
one you haven't seen lately you don't
Bay "What have you been doing since I
saw you last?" You say, "How many of
your family have had It?" And everybody
knows Just exactly what you mean. It's
not funny at nil when you think uhout the
number of cases, but like everything else
Jn the world It has Its own little funny
glde, and anyhow, I think our soldiers
overseas are teaching us to hunt frantically
until we find something' amusing about
everything thul happens to us, Just as they
do over there, don't you?
I SUPPOSE uu're selling Liberty Bonds,
I know very few people who aren't.
And does everybody you approach say,
"Well, I'm sorry, but my sister Is telling
them and I have to give her all the bonds
I buy"? It is rather annoying when you're
-working yom head off to sell them to have
everybody asking you to buy them of them,
If you get my somewhat obscured mean
ing. Isn't It.? I heard of one seller who
Iiad spent one entire day which she was
taking as a day off to rest up for further
campaigns,- In telling people that she was
giving all hera to her little daughter.
Finally, late in the afternoon, the oell
rang, and being right bcsldo the door, sho
opened It, knowing full well what was out
tilde. A small boy In Scout khaki stood on the
threshold, "I'm selling Liberty Bonds. Do
you want to buy some?" he abked. She
went through the Bame story, "I'M sorry,
etc". He had such a nice, clear, boy volco
that she really had to be pleasant to him.
"Don't you want Just, n fifty dollar bond,"
he persisted, "Fifty cents a week", the
attractive voice failed to save him. "I'm
selling Liberty Bonds," she announced,
"Don't you want to buy one?" The stunt
worked, and tho young salesman took his
nice voice away with an apologetic grin.
Why don't you try It the next time you
liave to say the same old thing?
' NANCY WYNNE.
Social Activities
Owing to the closing of the chuich, the
marriage of Miss Mildred Hewlett, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Howlett, of Ger
mantown, and Mr. Horace Boulton Phlnny
wll be solemnized Vtt the home of the bride
tomorrow at 6 o'clock. Instead of In the Sec
ond Presbyterian Church, Germantown.
There will be no reception. Miss Howlett
will be attended by Miss Frances Kllbourne
as maid of honor, and by Mrs. Hopewell
Phlnny, of Oil City, and Mrs. J. Bersfcrd
Kmack as matrons of honor. Mr, Hopewell
, Phlnny will be the Debt man.
Major and Mrs. John Absoloni Ualrd, of
tJValkJkl, Honolulu, are receiving congratu
lations on tho birth of a son on September IS,
ohn Absolom Balrd, Jr. Mrs. Balrd will be
Wmbered as Miss Helen Bates, daughter
v Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Peter Bates, of
(Davids.
A and Mrs. Carroll Hodge and their
ijy, of Olynwydd, Iladnor, have returned
"the Adlrondacks, where thoy have been
' j Tpjf most of the summer,
, J rVFJorenco r .Kane, daughter oC Mr.
' f Jul Kent Kane Riori has
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returned from Haunderstown, ft. I where
she has been for dome time, and Is halting
her nunt, Mrs. 11 C. Bland, In Cantonsvlllc,
Md.
Mrs. William B. P.lley and her daughters,
of Wayne, have taken an apartment In New
York for the winter.
Miss Susan Tees and her niece. Miss Bea
trice Tees, of St. Davids, have taken an
apartment In town, which they will occupy
for the winter. I)r. Ambler Tea la on duty
overseas.
Mr. and Mrs. 7dgar S. Stafford are occu
pying their new home at 638 llast Levering
ton avenue, lloxborough.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnstone have re
turned from Atlantic City, where they spent
their honeymoon, nnd nre at home at 24D
Sumac street, Wlssahlckon. The bride
Miss Mabel Florence Itackman, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. A. B, Hacliman, of North Phil
adelphia. Mil's Francs Bavard. Miss Sallnia I.oeh,
Miss Kvelyn Well. Miss True Miller and Mi's
Marian Oerber, formerly of this city, left
on Saturday for Cornell University.
Dr. and Mrs. I.ouls II, Mutschlcr, who have
been spending the summer and vatly autumn
at Camden. Mo, returned on Saturday to
their home, 1625 Sprrtce street.
The Ardentes Club held a dance and serv
lce,'flag raising nt Starr (larden Ilccreatlon
Center. .Mr. Hepburn, after making an ad
dress, presented the flag to Mr. Martin M.
Drogln. Mr. Drogln then gave a little ad
dreFS. In which he told of the boys In the
rervlce. The names of all the mn were
lend from tho flag, Including Mr. Morris
Snd.'i Mr. Myer Slider. Mr. llavld Unsen,
Mr. Harry Mondras and Mr. Harry Wood
land. Others who have entered the service
since nre Mr. L. Mackran, Mr. William B.
Relmlcder. Mr. M. Silverman. Mr. .1. Winger
and Mr. S. Coopcrsmlth.
Mr, S. Handy. Mr. P, Nrnirk and Mr. K.
Abrams, nrcotnp.inled by Mr. 'S, ltccscn at
the piano, entertained at the dance.
The Ardentes tobacco relief fund will hold
a dance on Friday evening, Octolwr' It. nt
Apollo Hall. Ml-. Drngln and Miss D. Browcr
have nriangcd an Interesting program for
this affair.
HOME WEDDINGS PREVAIL
WHILE CHURCHES CLOSE.
Military Marriage at Home of Bride, Fol
lowed by Dinner for Families
An Interesting military wedding took place
Inst evening at the homo of Mr. N. M. l.elp
zlgcr, 173!) Berks street, when his daughter,
Mlm Harriet I,clp7.lger. was married to
Sergeant Major David Wallace Majer. V. S.
A., of ttlolimond, Vn. The ceremony was
performed by tho Tlev. Henry Bcrkowltz. of
the Itodcph Shalom Congregation. The bride
was glten In marriage by her father and was
unattended. The sen Ice whb followed bv a
dinner for the two families. After a short
trip the bridegroom and bride will lenvo for
Sergeant .Major Mayer's station at Fortress
Monroe, Va.
WKINBHUG-HRNNK
The wedding of Miss Minnie Henne and
Mr. Leo Weinberg, of 1810 North Nineteenth
street, took place jesterdny morning at the
home of the bride, 3UI8 North Twenty-sixth
street. The bride wns attended by her sister,
Mrs. Kdlth Dougherty. Mr. Albert Weinberg,
Jr., was his brother's best man. The bride
groom nnd bride left on a short trip and will
be at home after October 12, at 17 Marl
borough road, Lansdowne.
ZinBLE-BISTINE
Announcement Is made of the marriage of
Mrs. Anna L. Itlstlne. of 1819 North Mar
vine street, to Mr. William Zlerle. of 346
North Fifty-second street, on Thursday
afternoon. October 3, at the home of the
officiating clergyman, the Bev. A. U Harris,
pastor of the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church,
Eighteenth and York streets. Mr. and Mrs)
Zlerlc will be nt home after October 12, at
1849 North Marlne street.
LAW SCHOOL HAS RECORD
I'ennsvivania College Sent 81 Per Cent of
Men to War
The University of Pennsylvania law school
leads all other schools of tho University In
Its service record, according to an announce
ment by Dean W. Mlkell. Eighty-four per
cent of Its recent students and graduates
who are In the service are commissioned olll
cers. Sixty-six of the seventy-nine me.i,
whose records were filed nt the law school
this summer, have received commissions.
Two members of the law school alumni
have made the supreme sacrifice. They were:
Phlneas, P. Chrystlc, 'IB, captain and com
mnnder. Battery E, 312 Fort Sill, Okla., who
was killed February 6, 1918, by the acci
dental explosion of a shell In a French 155
Held gun on the artillery range.
Howard C. McCall, '17, captain of Infan
try In France, was killed In action July 20,
1918.
Dean Mlkell has requested that parents and
relatives) of Pennsylvania law men report
service records, .promotion, changes of ad
dress, etc., to his office. ,
Colonel Charles N. Cadwallader
Colonel Charles X. Cadwallader will be
burled tomorrow, following services In the
New- Brighton Baptist Church, Bucks County.
Ho was clghty-flvo years old; :ie died last
Friday. Colonel Cadwallader was k Civil War
veteran. He served with the Second Penn
sylvania Heavy Artillery.
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MRS. JOHN "WEAVER
A bride of hit week, who before her
marriage on Saturday wis Miia Althea
Knickerbocker Rote, daughter of Mr.
and Mn. John C. Rote, of 539 Pelham
road, GermaBtown.
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By CLIFFORD SMYTH
Copyright, J9U. by linti 4 Uitrioht, lnc Xcto
York.
Till UTAIIV Till" YAK
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Colombia that llielr fore In thorn rf Jjr "
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cold th- Iskr r.nllne.l. Krv'',rll?n
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aa.ln for three month. Nobody not ven laM
hlmlf. Vneiv- where h had "n- ,,, ,,.. i,,
Threo er tr li1d. Mccomranleil 10 . "
..UthJaft. her nnrle. n,l a conp of f'"d4
return, to TolombU to solvo the ml "'" ''nl.l
nanln .ll.aimenrii and his 'f'V.iJrrSn look for
l,r Doetor Miranda and l'n'r'f V7 duTOt.
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old witch to follow her
CHAPTER XVI (Continued)
BUT Queen or not. Una was retdy to pin
her faith to this strange being who had
nCcoM!em in so unexpected a manner U
o7howTnfageVlndian woman, answering to
rrrefdrexplarre
f1nnEtnus or not. rara Hetrinr. ,A-
EraXrdedirv.,";
was dangerous? probably a witch: WjMon
was still In doubt as to her sanity, finally,
MlrnSda put the point-blank nuestlon-
"Why must we go with her7
"Simply because we have no one else to go
with, no other plan." was Una's prompt
"There was no gainsaying this. They were
wandering, without guld or duo of any
kind through a,cat niled with mysteries
and dangers On the trull behind them were
? hands of natives, absorbed In the occu
pation of cutting each other's throats From
one of these bands It was certain they had
much to fear. In front of them was a con
sderabh. body of cavemen, not at present
?o7?.tluv knew Prove unfriendly Witch
r queen. Narva volunteered to guide them
somewhere.
t least wemuat know where she In
tends to take U," declared T,elghton.
"I take you from these." said Narva, point
ing In the dlrectloh of the village,"-
T.'hy should we go from them?" asked
I.elghton. ,
Thev kill you," was the laconlo reply.
"What bloodthirsty people they all are!"
I'sarkTCm statement of what was
to be nected proved decisive. There re;
malned the doubt as to her sincerity.
The timorous Mrs. Quayle fcented a dia
bolical plot In the whole affair, and her; fears
were shared by some of the others. Only
t'na would brook no delay.-
J want to get out of the cave," she
said addressing Narva. -We have lost tho
av you will guide us?' ,.,,.,
"Something you do first," retorted .Narva;
''tThe0uJgge0stlon'that they were still. In. a'
sense, prisoners, and that some kind of aery
"e""pectrt of them before, they, could
realn their freedom, was not pleasant.
What was It that they could do forso singu
la person as this, who gave' the Impression
!, having Plannrd to meet them In. this very
Mt Narva took a witch's prl liege to
neak In riddles. No amount of qustoping
S let her to explain what '.she meant.
Th answer to everything was always" "fol
w me"-and as she pointed to the valley
whenever she suld this, they gathered that,
TH. direction they were expected to take was
iractlcafly "hi" which they had.been.-pUrau,
?ng ever -Inc. they left the Condor Ja,e.
a this would Inevitably bring themjimong
As tniS wouiu . ho,!'tuiit.hn toM.
!h.1.V,Znared to -kill them"-lhrcpni;nof
j..t-nd Van'a's pan at all. There be
InVno choice le?t them, however.' they yielded
a"rnatn''lieadfng Into the valley was ab-
wHV TC7JS by" obVtac.es thai uu' 5,,.
others breathless and panlc-strlcken. They
wanted to turn back before they had gone
very'far but this would have been quite as
difficult to accomplish as to go on.
t this point, apparently, the geological
-nnstructtort of the cave had undergone some
radical changes. Convulsions, undoubtedly
f volcanic origin, had tent the solid walls of
Uranlte. In two, leaving Irregular chasms, of
uncertain depth, to be traversed before the
mooth floor of the valley could be reacheo,
These chasms, where their width, demanded
it were spanned by swaying bridges of rope
or liana and wood that proved a sore
trial to tho weaker members of .the party,
delaying their progress to an extent that ser
iously strained Narva's patience. The old
Indian wns especially put out by Mrs. Quayle,
whom she contemptuously called 'baby," and
whose pathetlo-helpUaanaaa astride a plank
i over ' ygwnlnr cavern aroused In her the
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Daughter of Major Robert K. Straw
bridge and Mr. Slrawbridge, of Wash
ington, formerly of Meadow Lodge,
Rrjrn'Mawr, who will attend school in
Virginia ihia winter while her parents
are in Washington
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nearest approach to laughter she had shown.
Under Narva's guidance, howeer, the dif
ficulties 0f (i,4 dnwnw'Hrd trail were over-coin-
without mishap. The-perilous ubssrs,
once crossed, appeared not more than mlnla
ttiro dangers In retrospect : but Immediately
facing thun. on this plain that, at a dis
tance, had seemed so charming anil pastoral
In character, there was menare enough for
tho most daring. At first sight of the In
vaders, for so they were deemed, the villagers
showed unmistakable hostility. Dropping
their various occupations with one accord,
they confronted the explorers In so threaten
ing a manner that the latter had either to
defend themsehea as best they might or
retreat, nut the thought of those lllalnous
chasms, spanned by flimsy- bridges of rope,
was too appalling to offer the-remoteft hope
of safety In flight. Anything would be better
than a return If return were een possible
over so harardous a path.
"We fight," announced Miranda through
clenched teeth and, regretting his lost re
volver, he threw himself Into as warlike an
attitude as his rotund figure would permit
TIiIr had anything but a quieting effect on
tho villagers. From every direction olun
teers hastened to strengthen their line of bat
tle, and It might have fared badly with the
enterprising doctor, upon whom a concen
trated attack resembling a football rush was
about to be launched, had It not been for the
Interference of Narva. The old Indian woman,
scornful.nt first of the excited demonstration
of the villagers, now took an active part In
v.hat was going on. Brushing Miranda aside,
she checked the advancing mob with a torrent
of angry words that sounded like the scald
Ing lecture of an outraged school teacher
bringing her refractory pupils to order. As
Mie spoke In the native language of the In
dlans, what she said was totally unintelligible
to those, whom she was defending. Hut on
the cavemen the effect of her words was Im
mediate. The shouts ceased: the hastily
formed lino of battle was broken. The angry
villagers acknowledged Narva's authority bv
every sign of submission sullenly given. It Is
true and the way was clear and free for the
"lnaders" to go on.
The singular episode Impressed them deep
ly. They realized that they were surrounded
by people who did not want them In this
underworld of theirs, and that they were, at
the same time, under the protection of a being
who, mad or Inspired, was powerful enough
to stand between them and danger. Who she
was of why she befriended them remained a
mystery. On this point Narva was aa un
communicative as eter. On occasion, as they
had Just witnessed, she was capable of the
volubility of a (Hhwlfe; with them her je
servo was impregnable.
"Follow me!" she commanded and there
was nothing for It but obey. Miranda, who
was tho Immediate cause of the trouble, mut
tered maledictions on the fate that left him
at the mercy of an eccentric beldame whu
might be leading them to some unthinkable
witch's dance and the rest exhorted him to
curb his warlike propensities In the future.
Gliding ahead at a quicker pace than be
fore, Narva led the way along the narrow
path, on each side of which stood the huts of
the villagers. These huts were not more tlinn
, thirty In number, built of the rough-hewn
stone of the cave, Kach apparently contained
two or In some cases three rooms on the
ground floor. Itoofs they had none, a de
ficiency In orchltictuure evidently without in
convenience, since the great vaulted domes of
the cave furnished them with whatever pro.
tectlon overhead was necessary. The whole
series of little houses composing the village
resembled one huge, hospltahle communal
dwelling, not unlike the ancient pueblo ruins
ot Arizona, In which there was the. privacy
desired by 'separate families, together with a
close linlon of household Interests that Is
scarcely posblble In settlements' where each
group 'of Individuals lives under Its own roof
tiee. As If further to preserve thts-communal
, manner' of living, the, openings Into the 'huts
were without doors, although. In a few In
stances, curtains of a heavy red. material
served as doors, These curtains were-adorned
with thin plates of gold, cut In primitive de
signs .depleting various forms of nnlhial life.
The huts so marked the cxplorem took to be
the dwellings either of .village dignitaries or
buildings devoted to public uses.
(CONTINUED TOMORROW)
flreat demand for the KVKNIXH rfBt.in
T.KIM1KR m7 raane ran ta lulu an Inttall.
rntnt of thin VM7 Interesting nlorr. lu ia4
bettor, therefore, telephone or writ to tn
.i'lreulatuui Department,, or ink ur nowa-'
dealer lhl afternoon la leaf the KVK.MM1
I'l III.IO I.KIXJKR at Jour home.
WAR LECTURES AT PENN
Milne Will Begin Course on Mesopotimiin
' Campaign
A series of war lectures will be commenced
at the' University Museum, University of
Pennsylvania. Saturday, October 12, when
Colonel AVardlaw Milne, of the Srltlah army,
will give" an illustrated .lecture on Mesopota
mlan campaigns. Colonel Milne accompanied
the British forces on thtlr campaign to Bag
dad and has first-hand Information on the
eastern situation.
The-1918-1918 lecture program of the Uni
versity Museum will offer many lecture re
garding activities In the various war rotics.
Talk's by-famous explorers and scholars will
also be given.
OCTOBER 7
Two Types of War Heroes
TTKIIK "ro l hudses of honor,
One la the Distinguished Service Cross, awaided to our soldier bos
for valor on the battlefield a mark of the highest distinction.
The other Is more modest, perhaps, but can be worn every bit -s
proudly as the Distinguished
Service Cross, for It signifies
that Its wearer serves his coun
tiy Just ns effectively at home
.is does the soldier nt the frot.t
It Is it l-'ourtli Liberty Io.ni
Illinois.
Wc cannot all possess the one
badge of honor, hut the other Is
CWHMV3
accessible to
All thai Is required Is to buy bond. The soldier risks his life for the
'Distinguished Service Cross. What do wc risk to obtain a Liberty Loan
button? Nothing.
And now -when the ravages of an epidemic have made It Impossible
for "tho loan salesmen to reach ou-now mote than ever befoio Is the
time for Oi; to dicldc to tarn tho light to wear one.
BUY LIUEKTY BONDS TODAY
AM) WliN THE BADGE OF HONOR
BOARD TO SCRUTINIZE
WAR CHARITY BODIES
War Cltcst Organizations Will Ap
prove Only Those Prop
erly Coiitlnt'tctl
War charities and associated activities will
he Investigated by a newly formed national
Investigation bureau, an association formed
of "war chest ' organizations In this city and
elsewhere
The bure.iu. according to the prospectus,
docs not propose to art as a critic, but holies
to be of service to associations doing neces
sary war work, helping them to Improve their
methods and thereby Increase public con
fidence. It will Issue to Its members detailed reports
on war cirganlrKtloti". covering points of ad
ministration, financial accounting, methods of
raising fund', cnielcncy of wiK ami ucgrc
of duplication. Investigators will be sent
abroad lo ascertain the manner In which
many of the- relief organizations nre operating
along the war fronts.
The new bureau has received acceptance
from the (invcrnment of Its approval of the
work of the American Ited Cross, American
Library Association, Commission for elglin
Hellef, Jewish Welfare Board, Knights of
Columbus, Y M C A., Salvation niij
(work done with expedltlnary forces), . W .
C. A and the War Camp Community service.
The National Investigation Bureau has
been founded by the war chest associations of
1'hlladelphla, Cleveland, Syracuse, Indian
apolis. Columbus, Detroit, llocheBler anil
Toledo. The president of the bureau Is
Samuel Mather, chairman of the Cleveland
war council, while the director Is Barry c .
Smith, for many years recretary of tho
bureau of advice and Information, New tork
Charity Organization Society. Offices h-"o
been established in New- York city.
To meet the approval of tho bureau war
organizations soliciting funds are expected to
forbid employing solicitors on commission and
other commission methods of raising money
No street soliciting or selling of buttons,
tags etc., except during drives, shall be al
lowed. No entertainments the cvpenses of
which exceed 30 per cent of the gross
proceeds, shall he used. Use of Ihc "remit or
return" method of raising money Is prohibit
ed. GIRL RESERVE CORPS
WILL BE FORMED HERE
First of New Y. W. C. A. Organi
zations to Be ii, German
town Branch
The first branch of the Girl Ileserves to
be eitabllshed In Pennsylvania wtll be or
ganized this week In the Germnntown branch
of the Young Women's Christian Associa
tion, where a group of girls between the
ages of ten and eighteen years will Join this
new movement for girls and women.
The Tteservcs represent the first effort to
standardize the clubwork among young girls
who have hlthetto been divided Into separate
groups which did not work for a unified
purpo-c. The movement Is national, and the
membership Includes graded school and high
school studtsits and yourg employed girls.
The activities arc planned with tho nlm In
view of developing a girl so that sho will be
equipped to face life with a sound body, a
trained mind, a sense of social responsibility
and an understanding spirit.
The program Includes outdoor activities,
wholesome recreation and a course of study
In things worth knowing. It means future
opportunities for women who are anxious to
help abroad, and It makes a girl of greater
service to communities In this country. The
InBlgnla Is tho Blue Triangle of the Y. W.
C. A which is well known In Uurope and
America an lhet"symbol of welfare woik
among womeri III war Industrie:).
Miss Gertrude I'rack, a graduate of Wash.
Ington University, Is stationed here as secre
tary In charge of girls' work of the east cen
tral field of the Young Women's Christian
Association, Her plan Is ultimately to organ
ize the Jleserves In Pennsylvania, Maryland,
District of Columbia and Delaware.
The first meeting will be called In Ger
mantown as soon as the ban is lifted from
public gatherings during the Influenza epi
demic. CITY DOCTORS IN SERVICE
713 Have Gone From Here Into Army and
and Navy
Statistics compiled by the Pennsylvania
Council of National Defense show that, up
until September 1, Philadelphia had con
tributed "13 physicians and surgeons to the
army and navy. There are 10,872 physicians
In the State, and of these 2872 had received
commissions, 4902 stood icady to don unl
forms and 3098 were unfitted for war serv
ice by age and other causes,
Physicians have shown greater eagerness
to get Into war service than men in allied
piofesslons. Of the 2038 druggists In the
State 210 signified willingness to enter war
service, while 13C3 declined; 37S of the 2766
dentists volunteered, while only ninety-one
of the 664 veterinarians In the Statu an
nounced they were willing to go Into the
army to care for horses and mules.
QUITS RED CROSS RACE
Mrs. Kdward Wager-Smith, whose auto
moble was damaged by a crowd of Indignant
citizens when she was driven to church two
"gasleas Sundays" ngo has declined nomlna.
tlon for le-electlon to the chalimanshlp of'
the lansdowne Branch of the Bed Cross,
which Bhe organized. She denies the In.
cldent at St. John's Uplscopal Church, I.ans.
downe, had anything to do with her action.
"I have not broken away from the Lans
downe Branch." Mrs. Wager-Smlth said.
"1 merely have refused tho chairmanship
for the coming jear. My other burdens
have become ton great. During the last
week 1 have been tendered my third Im
portant post with the Southeastern Chapter
of the lied Cross In Philadelphia. This
work Is In only an embrjonlc state and I
am hot ot liberty to announce Its nature."
1018
every one of u.
DREAMLAND
ADVENTURES
fly DADDY
.1 complctr tim urft rttftirr men wrrU, btglti
tiliio Hoitdty and Ha .xo.fiiir'ai.
"THE GYPSY'S CHARM-'
lln prevlotii storirs I'rggy liar rnjoyed
drliahtftit mil nturrt among the llirds and
Aulniah.)
CHAPTER 1
Peggy I'roies a Heroine
s.rpir.ZAIt. queen of the Gypsies, tells the
past, present and future! Have Tlr7ah
read jour fortune In your hand! Come, gal
lam gentleman! Conic, gracious lady! Have
Tlrrah. ipieen of the Gjpslcs, reveal to you
all life's injsterles"
Peggy listened In fascinated Interest tn
this chant repeated over nnd over again by
the tall, fierce-looking gypsy who stood be
fore the entrance to the G.vpsy village nt tho
Comity Fair It was very alluring. No
wonder so many giggling girls and sheepish-fau-d
.voting men were tempted among the
gay-colored tents and gaudy vans tn have
their palms read by the dark-eyed gypsy glrhi
and women.
Peggv didn't believe In fortune-telling And.
ns she watched the Gypsies reap their harvest
of coins from the fun-secklng crowd, ,-he be.
came more and more convinced that they
were just clever fakers. Still, there was
something enticingly mvstlc about their camp
nnd about the Gypsies themselves She would
llko to stud) their strange life at close range
and Investigate their claimed power of look
ing into the hidden things of the future.
But Peggy, resting In her uncle's unto
mobile wlillo the others In her party looked
at the machinery dlsplaj, did not dare venture,
across the road Into the realm of the riilra
She didn't Know whether they would "really
steal children ,sm she had heard that some
Gjpsles did but she wasn't going lo tnkc
any chances.
There were children In the camp, lots of
them, ranging all the way from tiny toddlers
to half grown hoys nnd girls. Some wero
playing and some were working at light camp
tasks. Peggy wondered If thero were any of
the stolen children among them. They nil
looked gay and happy. Thero was no sign
of the sadness she would expect to find In
little ones taken from their mothers. Be
sides, they were all Just as brown and wild
looking as. the older gjpsles.
One little todder In particular lattracted
Peggy's attention. He was a roly-poly
Gypsy baby as fancifully dressed ns a young
prince Ho was playing about the special
tent of Tlrzah, the eiueen, nnd every few
minutes ho would try to run awav, chuckling
.'oudly as he scampered from the watchful
older children. But they never let him get
out of their sight or beyond the bounds of the
camp.
Suddenly there came a shouting from down
the road. Peggy, from her seat In the auto,
saw a cloud of dust rising And beneath the
cloud she made out horses coming on a gal
lop. They were mustangs from a wild west
show at the fair, and apparently they had
escaped from tho cowboys In charge. Warned
by the shouting, people scattered right and
left.
Peggy felt a thrill of alarm, but she knew
she was safer In the auto than If she tried
to run away. So she sat still and waited for
the horses to sweep past.
When they were only a few yards away,
she heard a terrified scieain from the Gypsy
camp Glancing In that direction, sho was
horrified to see tho Gypsy baby toddling
across the road. He was right In the path
of the mustangs nnd would be crushed be
neath their hoofs. No one was near to save
him.
Peggy never waited to think. She Jumped
fiom the auto, rushed out Into the road,
picked up the toddler, and ran on Into tho
Gypsy camp. Just as the horses thundered
past.
In a moment Peggy was surrounded by a
crowd of excited Gvpsles big and little.
Tearing a way through them came a woman,
flashing-eyed, handsome, tigerish. It was
Tlrzah, the queen.
"Toto. my baby! Is he killed?" sho
screamed, snatching the toddler from Peggy's
arms.
"lie is safe, Tlrzah This brave girl rescued
him from beneath the horses' feet" The
speaker was the tall, fierce-looking Gypsy
who had stood at the entrance to the camp.
Tlrzah turned toward Peggy. Her eyes,
which had (lashed in anxious fear, suddenly
softened
"Tlrzah thanks you, Princess Peggy," she
said. "You shall come under the Gypsy's
charm as your reward, and taste delights not
given to ordinary mortals"
ffn tomorrow's chapter I'cpgy males an
alarming discovery )
GIRLS TO DRIVE TRUCKS
Seconil Class Openeil by Autocar Service
Company
A second class of Kills has been formed
to continue the lessons In truck driving and
repairs which are being given without charge
by the Autocar Service Company to fit
women to take the place of men In this lm
portant work.
This class began this morning, the hour
being from 8-30 to 5.
Of the first class of eight girls, who were
graduated about a week ago after Borne three
weeks' training, two have positions in Phila
delphia companies as truck drivers. One Is
considering several offers and two are work
ing in the repair shop of the Autocar Service
Company, going Into the liner points of ma
chinery. The Classen were to have had a limit of
eight girls, but on account of the large
number of applicants this limit has been ex
tended and the class divided, so that half
of the girls may study repairs while the
others learn to handle the heavy trucks In
the least populated sections of the city.
LIEUT. T. V. COOPER WEDS'
Naval Officer and Miss Bessie Keleo Paler
Married at Media
Lieutenant Thomas V, Cooper. V S. N . f
Media, and Miss Bessie Kelso Baker,
daughter of Mr, and Mrs. J. Paul Baker, o(
Baltimore, were married In Old St. Paul P.
K. Church, on Saturday, the ceremony being
performed by the P.ev. Arthur B. Klnsohlng.
Lieutenant Benson, son of Bear Admiral WIN
Ham S. Benson, chief of naval operations,
was best man.
Lieutenant Cooper Is Jiome awaiting oidcrs
after ten montlis' service overseas. He grad.
uated at Annapolis In 1916. Ho Is the sun
of Mr. and Mrs, Frederick T. Cooper, of
Media, and a grandson of the late Thomax
V. Cooper, who was a leader in Pennsylvania
political life tor many years.
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LN ORDER lfflg
Only One Package Permitted ft3
Lach boldicr Overseas Dif. -fcrcnt
in Navy ;
'".
Santa Claus will have a military Chris. '.
mas this jear. but owing to the difficulties;. '.
transporting gifts to No Man's Land, acre'1
the sea, only ono package will be aceetaJM
for each soldier. ,, fsA'-vl
The American Bed Cross, working as eklf
assistant to nanta claus for the soldier,, tuM tv '
maue arrangements to handle a ChrlatttHHi 1
package for each soldier, Christmas labels r
nre being distributed In the army. The 'Ml ,
dlei will send his label to the persons who
will send the Christmas box $,", M
Th. Hentlpru must Iti1f i-oml rnr of h ' - ''fl
labels, for a label lost Is the soldier's' Chrliti 't.
mas package lost. No excuse or explanation' "Jfi
will avail. The loser will not be permitted to. 3
senu tne nox. , i
In the navy, however, things will be dlf-i v, J
ferent, for that branch of the service will htf '
Its own nsslstant to Santa Claus. No limit1- Ad
nns oeen placed on pacaages. r
Those contemplating sending gifts) to Ml. t J.
Ileis arc warned to heed all tho following-' , -f
rtgulatlons for the forwarding of packs-gee. ' ;
No parcel must exceed three pounds In Vf?
weight when wrapped. Unwrapped thj -,
limit Is two pounds fifteen ounces. Cartons y'
of uniform sire will be available at Hed J
ross rnaincr anu auxiliary ncaaquariem. vl
November 1. All package!) must bo shlppedi Z
In these partnns. Vnno wilt It npoentecf far j
shipment later than November "0. ' t
The contents nf vac will he examined by ,'s
Hod Cross olllclals. No articles barred by
the postal authorities will be accepted nor
mut any messages) be Included In the par
eels I.ss of tlie articles prohibited by the
Ksto(llce will he furnished by the lied Cross.
Tho Bed Cross authorities will exclude any
articles not deemed proper for shipment, and ft '
mi scrupulous is me staniiarii mat nas neen '
set that no examiner will be permitted to
Inspect parcels destined for his own soldier
relatives.
Tlie lied Cross has nothing to do with
Christmas packages for olllcers and men of
the navy nor Is It necessary to have any
olllclal authority to send a parcel to that
branch. All such packages, whether sent by
parcel post or express, must bear the name
anil address of the sender, a notation de
scriptive of Its rontents, such as "ChrlstmaJ
Bo." and tho name, and address of the re-1
Uplent.
LOWER DUBLIN FIGHTS
TO PRESERVE SCHOOL
Prominent Men Arrange Meetings
to Protest Against Board's
Merger Plan
Intimations that the Board of Education
will abandon the Thomas Holme School, Wit.
letts and Academy lloatls, has stirred citizens
of the historic Lower Dublin Township ace
tion of northeast Philadelphia,
A series of public meetings has been
nrranged to prevent tho proposed move an'
preserve and develop the Holms School, which"
tho citizens aver has long been a center of
community life, education and culture.
Prothonotary Hnry V. Wnlton, Judge John
M. Patterson. Walter George Smith and
others are amonir the lendpru In tho ....
munlty movement against the proposed plana t'
of the Hoard of Kducatlon to send the '
leacners nnd classes of the Holme School to
the Thomas Brown and Crispin Schools) '!
"It would be nothing less than an outrage
tn abandon the Holme JMinnl eal.1 -sjr- n,. '
Walton. nrpRldpnt nf ti.n irnmA .. t ,.
Association. "This would compel our chlt-0
oium io go two miles nnd chance getting
thero on broken-down trolleys during the
mmer monms. this is a growing conu
munlty. Hundreds of nersons hnv heen" tir
traded to this locality by the shlovards'in' W
munition plants. ','V;
ir a city expects or Intends to die, of
course the thing to do to allow places of
Intel est and beauty to fade and die. The
Holme School Is n historic Institution."
The school In question wns formerly the
Lower, Dublin Academy In 1901 It was
purchased by the city. It was named after,"
Thomas Holme, surveyor for William Penn.
Simon Gratz, of the Board of Education,
said the historic value of the school was
fully appreciated As to the demanded devel.
opment of the school. It Is very unfortunate
that war restrictions make It Impossible for'
.the Board of education to consider such an
'undertaking at this time. The consideration
of merging the schools arose over the dlthV ''
rulty of principals conducting annexes In
widely separated sections. v 4
HOSPITAL WILL RETAIN
RECLAMATION SCHOOLS
Philadelphia General to Makcf
Course in Aidiim War CriD-
pies fcrmanent fr
The Philadelphia School of Occupational .'
Therapy, organized under the auspices of the f i
National League for Woman's Service, for '
training women for reconstruction aids in
the military nnd civil hospital, has become J,,
definitely afllllated with the Philadelphia Gen. ' s
eral Hospital. This means that the school, Jt
will remain a part of the hospital after the ?
war, and that Its students will be able to V
practice In the hospital before they apply for
Government positions They will follow the
general curriculum of tho hospital while
practicing.
A depaitment of occupational therapy, In
lis first stages, social work among poor pa
tient?, was begun at the hospital about twenty
,caia uiiu i,y ..lien .tin, j j.ni..iu( inr, UIB i i
daughter of Itlchard MacMurtrle. a well-' ' ?i
known lawer of this citly, and one of the
trustees of the hosnltal.
Another announcement made at the UV "-31
meeting or the hoard of directors of the
School of Occupational Therapy was that Ji"
Samuel Klelsher has not only offered the fa
Graphic Sketch Club for evening classes tjA
the students, but has also turned It over'MVvJ
recreation club for the girls. ' S
Announcement Is made that owing to tH A''
the classes, there Is room for several more, V-
applicants, ri
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ANIMALS ADDED TO THE ZOO 2
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Elephants and Tigers Bagged in India Now,-
on bxhibition '; -j
Two baby elephants, two Sumatra tlgerii
and two sloth bears marcned Into the Zen i v
last weeK quite in tne manner maae popular.
by the late Noah, They wero followed , fcr1
a Malayan sun bear, the latter a rare Sfess'r .,
men. T , ' 1 1
The elephants are each threo years otdiaMi
arei four feet In height. They were caugtrt
In India by Albert Melns, who bagged 'eiabt,
The tigers, ibu i-hukoi uy icino, are in
niorc than cubs. They are two year i
4ite of the joung elephants escaped
the Inclosure yesterday ana caused the i
era some excitement before It was cau
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