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i WV,'t'-,"3 JV 'f' i-"-rw y?:'7'JVr , it nn ?fKi, . re w it t I comn 1 cnnlo U tlon. I t 'WOMEN'S CLUBS ' IN SESSION HERE Mrs. Abbott, Matinee Musi cal President, Starts Meet ing With Address LEADS OPENING CHORUS Reports of Officers, District Secretary and V Treasurer on Morning Schedule The annual conference of the Federa tion of Women's Clubs for the eastern J'ennaylvnnla district Is being held to day at the New Century Club, with ses sions thin mornlns and this afternoon.' Interesting reports are expected from the memheis, covering tho whole ground of vvnr activities of tho women's clubs Today's sea-doni are more than usually Important, as tho annual meeting of the federation had to ho abandoned this J ear because of the Influenza epidemic. The moraine session nt the confer ence opened with singing by tho dele gates, led by Mrs. Frederick W. Abbott, president of tho Matinee Musical Club tend chairman of music for tho federa tion. Mrs. J. (.'. ltolfe, chairman for inuslo or the .New lentury uuo, .s ., iic piano, .virn. ui.un ..... i-- ine neceisuy iinu laiut ui niun.v. . Miss Laura Hell, lco president of the ,. ...... ....- ... ...-..-. ra Hell, vlco president of l' J ry Club, will make- the -1 New Ccntu dress of welcome it tne morning meet- lng. The response will be by the pre siding olllcer. Mrs.. H. S. Prentiss Nich ols, vice president of the eastern dis trict. One nf the Inmoitant nieces of busi ness of the morning session will be tho election of two members of the State commltteo on nominations for the bl- al meeting of the General tedcra- Precedlng this election Mrs. Henry A. James, of Doylestown, dis trict secretary, will make her report, as will Mrs. William Irwin Chejney, the treasurer. One of the Important addresses of tho morning will be by Mrs. Walter Kliiff Sharpe, of Chambersburg, on "The New Amei Icanlzatlon." Mrs. Mhurpe Is chaliman of tho federation's Amei lrinl7atlon committee. After the luncheon period, from 12:30 o'clock until 2, ftve-mlnute speeches will be matlo by Miss Elizabeth Klrkbrlde on The Volunteer Service Dureau" ; Mrs. Frank Miles Day, on "Tho Monday Con ference"; by Mrs. John (Irlbbel, on "Health and Patriotism"; by Mrs. J. Willis Martin, on "The Council ot Na tional Defense," and by Mrs. John B. Huberts, on "Bocks and Heading." "The New Charter for Philadelphia and Us Value to Cistern Pennsylvania" will be the su,jjtct of a talk before the . fedei.itlon by ltutsell Duane. Other spe.il.eis schiduled arc Mrs. Honald Uleason and Mrs. M. Nichols, who will tjiblo-e the meeting with a talk on "Ob- i)lgatlons." w m. HATFIELD RED CROSS HEAD 'Southeastern Chapter Picks Suc cessor to Stotcl)ury Dr. Chailes .1, Hatfield Micceedr 1'. . Stotebbmy ns chairman of the i.ip- ter, and' Livingston V. Jones mi' feds John 11 his y as seeretnry Bt the board, us tlv result of .'lections jester c'ay afteinoon at a special meeting ot the bn.iKl of dlnc tors of the South cnstein I'uinsylva nln Chapter of the A m e r lc an lied Ctoss, Mis Arthur H l.eu continues as v Ice president and Thomas S. Gates as treasurer o t h c r changes . ... I.. ..... . ..... "" Ll J "Al ' "'"" tlve staff weie: II. W Smith becomes executive secietnrv. while Paul Thompson, i:. J. Moore and Mis, Hmr C Potter weieaddid in tin, board of directors. The exicutlvo committee now con- slsts of tlie four officers Paul Thomn- run, ...ic, . nuiuao i uhu unu airs. Henry C. Bover, It was also announced that all chap ters, branches and auxiliaries are ex pected to maintain their organizations and be prepared to render prompt berv lie in case ot emergencies. WOMEN TO "DRY" MEET riiilailelphians Go to Harrisburg to At tend Convention Mrs. Joseph M. llazzam, chairman of ill j executivo committee of the Wartime ) 'inhibition Association, led a group of Philadelphia women to Harrlsburg to day to take part in the convention of the dry federation, which begins tomorrow. The women will represent various or ganizations and clubs in this city. They will take part In a preliminary confer ence tonight, nt which they will discuss plans looking toward, ratlllcatlon of the constitutional amendment by the State Legislature. Elkton Mairiage Licenses lllkton, .Mil., Jan. i Seven couples i-ame here tpdav from Pennsj lvanla nnd ew Jersey, procured mnrriago licenses and vi ere married before leaving town. They were Ilnrry S. Swelgart. BlUhe elale, Pa nnd Flnieuco Lombs, Aiken, Mil ; Oecrge N. Chapman nnd Margie 1). Kinney, Trenton; Chailes Williams and .Martha H, Wilson, Camden ; Karl G. Ivahlan, Camden, and Virginia M. Kellar Philadelphia; W. C, Wright, Bristol, p.i. and Carrlo Crawford, Midway, Pa. : John S. Levergatgkls and Helen Cordon, Camden ; Joseph Focaso, Philadelphia nnd Grace Fnea, Itosednle, X. J, TODAY'S MARRIACE LICENSES j-ouis j vioner, r.-os cailwal arter t.. and .vninony Ambler, lfiou H, tont at .viary mes mini . Kront at. Bernard Jt, Kaufman, Winhlnnton, V. C . and Clara II. llrvwiter, Waahlnuton, n, l" (leorKe C. Bayer, U. S, N,, I.ensua Island, and Kllzabeth A. Plnn, Municipal Hoi Ho.la. U, Moala. Mahone, Itletchif County, W. Va., Hnd Clara VocUeroth. 303U Jovee. N-leholaa Uerlt 0,1T N. Maneock at., and Juatlna l)nlhanezik, 2.114 Palrmount ae Kranrla n. Itotlpini. h. l-dlil Utenwoocl ave., and Florence .VI. Italilry, 1(110 Gtn, ave. William Courh. U. S. A.. 1781 lleeclmood srefc and I.aura Perr. tt:i4 Van Pelt at, Carl C. Hanklnmm. 1303 riRy-aixtli ave., ointy, Bnd liia M, rrck, enney William M. Ilinkley. U, H. A,, and May White, in::; l-atharlno at. Julius White. 14.1.1 I'arrlsh at , and Anna Myers 143,1 rarrinh at, I'rank Wldilak, 431U .V Mliteenth at., and Mary Kelaale, 1030 Newcnmb at. Kdearton Hlaky, 32.1(1 N Hop at., and Clara Hatterkorn, 217 B. Ontario at. Benjamin Whltaker. fiwcr Merlon. Pa., . and Wlnfleld Tyrrell, 4H.M Darter at. Henry J. Walah. 2017 M. Twenty-third at., and Mary A. lllnne, 2047 H. Twenty-third. Harry li. jnnea, hi. i.oui. .vio., and nor ence II, ftaaor. sit. I.ouia, Mo, Aleck Nardone ,130 Montruae at , ancl Joa. epnlne clanfranl, 1U03 H, Itecae at. 1 .'? ilium. ...i, uerni.iiiiow n ave 1 '" .. " vrri -'-1 'u t.. and Balllo 1 Her 12I .Niismu t. 1 Otto ' 7T(1 I.ayiocK sve , and I.empl I Mat 773ll Ljjcock ave. J Jlci'leh pciker. tll'J Spruce sf and f Kllja. I'eterann. Camden. N. J. MINE LAYERS RETURN; OVERSEAS 8 MONTHS Quinncbaug nnd Saranac Arc Back at Philadelphia Navy Yard The mine layers Quinncbaug and Saranac have returned tn the Philadel phia Navy Yard nfter nearly eight months' servlco nrerseas. The vessels brought with them stories of thrilling adventure Incident to tho sowing of the mine barrage In the North Sea. which so effectively quieted tho operations of tho (lennan submarines In those waters, Tho vessels were attached to the fleet of mine layers operated under Admiral Ileatty from Invergordon and Inverness, Scotland, last June. Ulght other Ameri can vessels of tho samo tie operated with them, nrd the Fourteenth British Destroyer Flctllla ncted ns their smoke , sflroen when submarine attacks lm- i pended. I Tho sowing of the North Sea bar rage, which covered nn area of 320 miles In length anil varied fioin eleven to twenty-five miles In width, was ac complished by ten esscK 'n sixty-five davs. "And It was tough going In the be ginning." C M. .lames, of the Saranac, said, "The work was largely experi mental at that time) nnd the mines were ko delicately adjusted that a number of premature explosions occurred. As we gained experience, however, this defect was remedied, nnd there were compara tively few explosions from this cause Uurn 1p last ,,. eeks of ,np or Uut ,he presence ot tno flotilla In , x , Se .,nH . ,,,. . ,. f lavllc millp. .,. tlle ,Noml -,ea was nt purpose of laying mine tliolr operations might peratlons might decov the Gor man fleet Into nn attack, In which event tho llrltlsh Orand Fleet was kept In constant readiness to steam out and give battle. I llarly In October Hit? .Quinncbaug, commanded by Captain 11. Pratt Alan . nK, of 'the Coronndo Apartments, I'hll 1 odelphla, lost part of her tiller In a I heavy sen nnd was forced to feel her way through the mine field Into Dear Hay, In the Orkney Islands! On May 15, again In heavy weather, she suffered a major brenkdnwn In her i engines and was forced to make repairs during the storm at sea. Among the officer personnel of the Quinncbaug are three Phllndelphl.ms Captain AlaniTK and Lleuienauls Chnlles Antrobus and O C Shuimer. I.'eutinnnts T. M. Arrowsmlth nnd Johri I'pton, of the Saranac, niu also Phlla- 'delphlans On octoiier 12 AUmlr.il W. S Sims. next In command to Admiral Ileatty, called the officers of the flotilla to gether In Portland, F.ngland, nnd com mended them In the highest terms for their achievement In the North Sen. BLAZE DESTROYS MACHINE WORKS AT NORTH WALES S30,000 Los in Plant Manufactur ing Tools for Emergency Fleet Corporation Fire this moinlng tn the machine shop of the North Wales Machine Company. Klin nnd Centiv streets, Norlii Wales, 13.. destroyed the shop and damagtd considerable work being done for the Kmerg' nev Fleet Corporation The loss Is put ft f 30000 and upward The ''an that the lenialnder of the plant, Includln.T the pattern, core, grind ing and other shops, was not tUstiovtil, was due tn fireproof walls w hkli pepirat ctl them fiom the machine shop and the I piompt arrival of the volunteer tire com panies from Noith Wales, I.ansdalc, I Ambler and other nearby towns. The building dieuoym was to by 123 feit In It were several valuable lathes, planing machines, milling machines and 1 drill prices. These machines were all badly damaged, together with machine tools, , The plant Is owned by Francis M. King, and his sons, Francis M. King, Tw r.im... 7rn,i-nre 1.l..n The firm was engaged In the manufac- ' ure of niachliKS and ninchlne tools, and ' "as also working on subcontracts for the l.niergency Meet corporation Keen water and oiling sj stems for ships under lonstruction at nog island were being , ",nile ut tl,e North "" plant. HOSPITAL COURSE BEGUN ri-. . -- xvr i thirty ouiip Women in Classes ty Yomip Women in CI Under Warden System More than thirty oung women at tended the opening class of the Warden nnrxn for bnsoltol nttendants todav. in Idrilllth Hall, Crozer Building, 1420 Chestnut street, Tho course Is given unucr lie Auspices oi ine 'merBency Y M C A Hls most ,10'ab'e decisions, In the The le'sons and lectuies will be given ""'Y Par' of his career, weie In the by Dr. Hnnim Klndhoru, nnd w 111 con- , "death-bed Insurance cases" In Lebanon s'st of how to prepare tho sick room; coufity. He was professor of Insurance methods of ventilation, bed making, in-1 In the University of Pennsylvania I.aw cludlng changing of mattresses, bed and pchool. , addition bo was an nuthor &,e'ntCnof ble!dUSseo,res,rba,,n;0"of "a".'! ! " , law of evhlence and he , kinds; toilet of patient; different meth- i "Id to have prepared every Pennsvl-, oils of feeding; care of the babies; vanla statute on tho euhject. Judge methods of taking temperature, jiuise :md resniratlon. Day classes will be held ever' morn ing, except Sunda, from 10:30 o'clock to noon, und night classes will meet Wednesday and Thurbday from !) to 10-30 o'llock. Members of the commltteo In charge of the Warden course include Mrs. Norman MncLeod, Mrs. Mutton Ken nedy. Mrs. William U MeIon, Mrs. J, Willis Martin nnd Mrs. Thomas Robins. POSTPONE FEINBERG CASE Patrolman Charged With Assault Upon Man anil Wife A further hearing In tho ense against Patrolman Joseph Feinberg, of the Sec ond and Christian streets station, who Is alleged to have beaten Max Kaplan and his wife, of Thlid nnd Balnbridge streets, was postponed today owing to the Illness of Mrs. Knplan Thomas W. Barlow, attorney for the woman, sam inai. uis '"'"""'.; a Jlegert attack, and w'as forced to remain i. i?h The attorney asked for a con- tlnuance until next Tuesday, which was granted bv Magistrate Harrlgan. A' NATIONALLY known merchant told us not for a witty Advertising." Wk haven't the face to deny being Irish, and we have that mer chant's business. Confer with us! SHEmAN&RlV.rA adveJCtTsing 79 &iftlt Qlvcmtc 9VWoC EVENING PUBLIC DEAD, IS HONORED United States Court of Ap peals Adjourns to Pay Tribute EULOGIZED AS JURIST f . lUClllhcrs ol Hcildl hxprCbS Sorrow Over Death Fu neral Services Thursday The Fulled States Court of Appeals, adjourned todny ns a mark of respect lor .luuge John II Mcrhcrson, a mem ber of the court nnd one of Pennsylva nia's most distinguished Jurists, who died last night In the PreHbtcrlan Hos pital. .Tribute was paid Hie Judge by Ills colleagues When his death was mm need In Court of Common Plens No. 5 today Judge Stnake ordered u suitable minute spread upon the records of the tnurt. A meeting In honor of Judge McPber. son's memory was held nt 2:30 o'clock this afternoon In the District Court, with Judges Thompson nnd Diiklnson pie siding llenlli Cnilfies Sorrow Foimil announcement of Judge Mt Phcrson'H death was made to the court when It met for the January term tod.iv by nlteil States Dlsti let Attorney Wane Judge Joseph Hufllngton, of Pittsburgh. .enlnr number of the Couit of Appeals, was so affected by the deatli of his col league that the response to Mr. Kane for an adjoin nnient was made by Judge Vic tor II Woolley.' "Our loss Is not only the loss of an associate, but n loss that brings with It great personal sorrow," Judgn Woijley declared, after p.i lng high tribute to Judge Mcl'heison as n member of the Judiciary. Mr Kane, In his eulogy, said the loss ' of Judge McPhcrson Is not conllned to the circuit In which he sat, hut to the 1 whole countr.v. "He was a great Judge," Mr. Kahn said. "He had n mind of singular acuteness and strength He thought rapidly and accurately, going to the root of a question with a directness which never ei red. He was a closv stu dent, Ills mind was stieped In the science of the law ; .but he nbh irred technical ities and quibbling. The sophist did not have an easy time before liini . Judge Mcl'herson went straight to the merits of the case. "We are thinking todav of Judge Mc- , Pherson as a Judge, an eminent Jurist, but we on with the same truthfulness eulogize h n as a man, for he was one among matfy thousands. He was a tiue Irlend and a true patriot, and In his death Pinns Ivanlnn has lost one f her greatest citizens." Ihiloglred b. Munke "Judge McPherton was a mar and dear friend of mine; we woie lift long friends," Judge Stnake snld. "He was a distinguished nnd learned member of the legal profession and a Judge of high attainments Peisonnlly lie was a most lovab'e character." Funeral services for Judge McPhcrson will be he'd Thursday afteinoon at 3-30 o'clock In tho Second Preshvterlan Church, Twenty-second nnd Wnlnut streets. Judge MePlieison had been III since earlv in November. He was seventy-two years old. His career on the bench began In 1S82 In the Dauphin County courts, when Gove: nor Ilnjt mined him a Com- iron I'll-a. Judge for the -Dauphin-Lebanon district In 1890 he was ele vatid to the bench of the Fnlted States District Court, and In 1912 he was pro moted to the Fnlted States Circuit Court i of Appeals Judge McPherson was born In Har risburg He was graduated from Prince ton In 18G6. in later years be was honored with tile degree of doctor of lai n Princeton, Franklin and Mar shall College and by tho I'nlvcrslt of Ptnnsjlvanla. Framed Kvldrnre I.uwa He' was a recognized authority on In surance "aw and the law of evidence. Virtually every statute on the law of evidence In Pennsylvania was framed by Judge McPherson. He was admitted to practlc In the Dauphin county courts !r. Januaiv. 1870, after studying lm Judge Manna Brlggs In the umte cnpltol and with Scammon, Mccingg and Fuller, a Chicago firm. Two years later he was elected district attorney of Dauphin county for four yeais. His law partner was Wajne MacVeagh. afterwards attorney general of the United Stntes and Ambassador I to Italy. Lyman D. OUbert was his ! ,mrtner nt a later period. aicrnerson gained distinction in presld-1 ing over many casesjn wnicn tne Com monwealth was a party. Appointed by Trealdent MrRlnley President McKlnley nppolnted him to the United States Court to succeed Tudge William Butler, who had lust finished twenty-one jears on the Fed oral bench. The promotion In March, 1012, camo from President Tnft, and here Judge Mcrherson succeeded Wil liam M. I.annlng, of Trenton. Judge McPherson married Miss Annie Cochrnn Patterson, daughter of Judge David W. Patterson, of Lancaster, in 1873, A few months after, their daughter Klizabeth was drowned accidentally at Point Pleasant, N. J Mrs. McPherson died. Mrs. William S. Bergner, of ' Harrlsburg, who was Miss Mary Mc- ' Pherson, another daughter, died a year j ago. An eight-year-old son surv Ives her. Judge McPherson's clubs In Phlladel-' hla Included the Union League and the phla , Shakespeare Society. Ho was a trustee j of the Second Presbyterian Church, I Twenty-second and Wnlnut streets. His ' long ago, "I'm looking Irishman to write my LEDGEK PHILADELPHIA, . TUESDAY, jf- &ry3lfet Rw& HHKIHBB JUDCK JOHN tl. Mct'HKRSON Member of the Uniletl Stales Cir cuit Court of Appeal", who dial at llic Prclivtcriun Hospital home was formerly at !!210 Walnut street. Later In' moved to the Aldlne. One ot Judge McPherson's notable cases iiime within u month after ho had been elevated to the Federal bench This was the famous counterfeiting con spiracy une.utlicd by John 13 Wllkle. who was chief of the Secret Servk-e at the time, anil William J. tivrne?, his assistant This enn-'plraev Involved a former Fnlted States District Attorney here and his assistant, as well as others who were prominent. They were I'llery P. Ingham nnd llarvej ' K N'ewltt Ingham and Ncwltt went to prison nnd the principals, of whom there wire many, went with them It was brought out at the trial that the engravers had been bold enough to turn out counter felt money even In Mo.inmenlng. FEW PHILADELPHIANS COMING ON HAVERF0RD Troopship Arrives Monday or Tuesday Reception Plans Not Completed "nlv a few Phllndelpblnns are aboard the transport Hnveiford. which will dock here net week probablv Tues day or Wednesday. The liner Is c.-ury-Ing nearly lino men, Including the Sixty-fifth Ileglment of Coast Artillery nnd n casun' company of negroes. P.eceptlon plans have not taken defi nite shape liMe )!, for the tensun that the War Department lias not announced Its program vvl'h regard to tin- return ing men. It Is known that the.v will be sent to Camp Di for di mobilization The Mnvor'H p. m i-.-lebrallon com mittee hopes to nrrini". a pai.nle of the homeward bound men. While the committee has worked out n plan for reception of soldiers disem barked heie. it will not lie announced until this afternoon or tomorrow nfter nooii. The delay Is due to the absence I In New York of Joseph i: Wldener, chairman of the committee. Mr. Wldener went there tn greet Ills son, Lieutenant 1 Peter A. B Wldener, Jr., whose troop. ship has been delayed. I Under strict nuarantlne regulations I regarding returning troops, theie prob. ably will be no opportunity for n cee bratlon other than the welcome given th Incoming ship. It will hi cesarj that the soldleis entrain dhect from their vessel, unless the tlsual pioceduie Is abandoned, which is unlikely. Whetliei the troopship will dock on the Pennijl. vanla or New- Jersey side of ti,. river is not known here. If they debark at Philadelphia, trains could be brought to Camp Dlx oier the Torresdalii bridge I route; If at Camden, our the Petinsjl. vanla line direct to the camp. The identity ot the tioops maklnf 1 up the detachment, except tfcat they are from artllleiy regiments, Is not known at the camp headquarters. Kevslone Commander) lo Celehrale Two thousand members and their friends will be In attend, inie tnnlgnt at the tenth annlversarv celebration of Kev stone Conunandeiy No 48, Patriotic Order Sons of America, to be held In the Y. M. C, A., Foity-flrst stieet and Westminster avenue. I a"N 1 I r I Engagement Ritiijs Wedding Kings Diamond s Finest Quality and Annual Shopworn Sale Have you had your share of those Men's Finer Shoes, now marked $9.00 Wonderful leathers and shapes; still a good range of sizes. "1PIM FIGHT HERE ON PHONE RATES Commerce Chamber Di rectors Discuss Increase at Executive Session QUICK ACTION UKGED United Business Man Will Send Representative Before Service Commission Philadelphia business organizations nro pushing their fight against the new telephone service rates ordered by Postmaster Oenernl llurleson. -The new charges became effective at midnight. I While the levlsed rate schedule pin Mldes a decrense In some Instances, not , nbl long-distance calls, tho iluirges for serviie to tnnny suburban points are considerably advanced Tho Chnmber of Commeice d'rectors. tneeling at noon loday in executive ses sion, took the new schedule under inn sideratlon. but there vim no Indication as to what action would be taken The Fnlted lluslncss Mens Associa tion, which has prepaied petition against the lluilcsnn schedule, to file with the Public Service Commission, will send n ri presentntlve to Harrlsburg I tonight to appear befoie the commls s'nn. It was announced In Hnrilsburg thlR afternoon that the commission was go ing over the new rates, but no decision has been reached loncernlng the steps lo be taken. If any The Fnlted Busi ness Men's petition against the rates has not vet reached the commission, which Is considering the new cliarges ' on lis own Initiative The telephone rate revision has mused action In several States. lte stralnlng orders have been Issued In New Jersey, Indiana, Mississippi and Ohio Tho New Jersey Public Utility Com mission ordered suspension of the pro posed Increased rates until an Investi gation can he made to determine their reasonableness. Tho commission set a hearing for January .10 at New at k. Telephone users who make frceiuent calls lo New Voilt cltv will benefit by Hie new rates to the extent of five cents for each 'stntlon to station" call. The rate to Baltimore Is Increased The suburban rate ihange within a radius of twenty-four miles of Phlla- de'phl.i Is limited to slightly more than one-third of tlie e.xchnnges In that area, i It has sevcnts-sK Bell telephone ex changes and In forty-eight of thtse the rato remains the same. In twenty-six ' It Is raised from 33 1.3 to 100 per cent, and In the lemalnlng two, Chester j Heights nnd Port K'ineil, thcic Is a reduction of live cents each. The rates on suhuthan service are based on five n-nts for inch six miles up , to nnd including twent.v-four tulles. Above that n charge of five cents Is made for each eight miles. , PROTEST AGAINST V. S. WIRE CONTROL Washington, Jan. 21 (By A I,' ) Plotists from a dozen State public stri ke e-ommlsslons against tlie mlniinlMr.i. tion measure extending goveinmint wire control were presented tod.iv to tho House PostntttCf Committee Chailes i: Ulmtiil-t. iipresentlng the Vatlonal As sociation of Hailw-i.v and Utilities Com mfsilous, otfeied tlie potests wlilih were backid by ttlegiains fiom the loniml.i--lons of Main., ithoile Island, Illinois. Indiana. N.-w Voik .Mississippi. New J.rsiy. Ws(onsin, '.Minnesota Oitgou, .Nevada, Tennessee and .Micl-lgan JOINT WRECK INQUEST I Coroner Knight to Have Part in Read. iiiK Inquiry ' Detective Frank Paul of tin Coroner's I ollle-e. will lepresent Corner Knlgrrrnt tlie joint liuiues' to b. i-ondueted with Coroner Neville, of Montgomery Countv, into tin- deaths of tin vlitlms of the col Ilslon on the Philadelphia unci Heading Hallway which occiiind at Fort Wash liigtou on January 1.'!. Two of the In lured have died In Phila delphia hospitals, and It was at first thought It would be necessary to hold two Inquests No date has been set for I Hie inipilry. H Jewelers vj - and - PlattnuTn Workmanship. ' I A 1 If V It Jf rX 1 M I JW J JANUARY 21, 1919 OH WAY NOW FLOAT BONDS Water System Iosuc of Several Millions Probable Formal notification of the release of cltv finances from the tursldlction of the capital Issues committee ienves city Councils In a position to float lintuove- ment bonds lit accordance with n pro gram which la now being mapped out. Several million dollars probablv will be Included In n new- counclimnnlo loan for extensions to the water s.vstem, wlilio other Items will Include provisions for highway improvements and other under takings connected with tho Department of Public Works I The releasing of control by the Federal I Hoard leaves the cltv In n position to sell bonds nt will At the pnsent time there are bond loans authorized but not sold to a total of $90,000,000 These i include transit and port nod rt Mu seum, Convention Hail, and many other improvements CLUBMAN A SUICIDE, ' SAYS CORONER'S JURY Ravmond Welch Timnnll i.lj mi. nil nuui 1 1111111,11, Manufacturer, Was Despond ent Over Influenza Attack I Itnmond Welch Tunnell. well-known manufacturer and clubman, win, din Ion .. . I-rlday. committed suicide bv shooting, I according to the verdict todaj of a ' Coroner's Jur He lived nt :51 West j Walnut lane, (lermantown. I Mr Tunnell shnt blmsi-lf tl.rr.nr-1. tlin hentt with a recolver, aecoidlng to Dep-' .... .......... ....v.. n. .... , e'rrt returned was suicide 'while tern nty l nroner diaries Saver, and the porarlly deranged Depression, due to nn attack of In fluenza, which kept him from his busi ness, Is believed to have actuated the deed Mr Tumuli was born in Philadelphia thlrtv-nlno venrs ago, ami following his graduation from (lermantown Acadini.v and the University of Pennsj Ivnnla eu- tered business with his father F W Tunnell, then president of the glue man facturliig- business operating uiidei bis name He succeeded to the manage ment of the company upon the death of his father some ears ago Mr Tunnell is survived bj Ids mother Mrs. Caroline Tunnell; his wife. Mrs Helen Shelmerdine-, daughti r of William . Shelmerdine. and four sons, Itaj motid, Jr.. Clement S, Donald 1, anil Frederic W. Tunnell He was a member of the Union League. Philadelphia Crlikit and Conn, trv I'lulis. M.inliclm Cricket dub and tlie Downtown Cliiluid was a director of the Penn National Bank, the '. li Budd Manufacturing Compnnv and a trustee of the First Methodist Uplseopal Church, (.ermantown. W. S. S. SALES LARGE Purchases in Last Year Those of 1917 Four times as much mone. lms been Invested In thrift and war savings stamps In the last veai as the. invest mem for the preceding venr. aiiordlng to figures made public bv tlie war sav ings division of the Third Federal He ervo District Itrcord-breaklng purchases of the stamps were made on national thrift day. January 17, which ako was the birth annlversaiv of Iienlainln Franklin Tho total for tlie day In this district was more than $5,0u'i. ! . J E- CALDWELL 8j (5. JEWELERS-SILVERSMITHS Fine Specimens of antique sheffield plate Articles of Most Un usual Design Newly Acquired and in an Exceptional State of Preservation. A Num. ber of Sets of Four Candlesticks Are Es pecially Noteworthy. VISITORS ARE $& Latest Vogue Fabrics In Dainty Cottons for Wear in the Sunny South or the Fast-Coming Summer. A surprisingly fine selection of Voiles and Printed Organdies in light grounds and dark effects, at 50c. Printed Silk and Cotton Georgette Crepes, $1.25 Printed Irish Dimities, 50c. Very Snappy Scotch Ginghams, 75c. The ever more and more famous D. & J. Anderson Ginghams, plaids, stripes and beautiful solid colors, $1.15, $1.25. Embroidered Dotted Swiss plain while or black; also white ground with black dot and black ground with white dot, $1.50 to $1.75. Special Wool-Filled Quilts Pure silk coverings in very delightful shades. Prices: 5 x 6 $14.00 6 x 6 $16.00 MASTER PAINTERS IN r CONVENTION TODAY Labor niitl Other Post-War Problems on Program for Discussion Problems arising as a result of peare. ami the wages of workmen, are being discussed nt the thirty-first annual con-, volition of the Mnster Painters' nnd Dec orators' Association of Pennsjlvnnla which opened todav nt the Hotel Wnlton Delegates from nianv States are at tending the sessions Tin. I.iliot situation was reviewed In ii'iaddrcss by II. F Mile-, of the Train ing Bureau of the Fnlted States Depart-1 ment of I.nbor Business conditions In the Fnlted Stntes nnd Camilla were discussed by Oscar I. Wood, of Syracuse, president I of the International Association. I Dln-ctor of Suppllis .Mni-I.auglilln wel- I coined tho delegntes. nnd the invoea- !"" ",,K '' ih itev. Joseph a. Keii, .tns.-i.li-s Church. Downing. I town fuller addresses nn tho program are l "Paint and Painter,' John Dewnr, of Pittsburgh; "Pennsjlvanla's Contrlbu- tlon to the War," Dr. V. II Downey, special deputy of the Pciins.vhnnln De-, ;',ir"n7,'1 "' 1"!.l'l;!rr''' ?"!" M? Promotion," o. C llnrn. of Pittsburgh; -Trade Acceptances vs. Open Accounts," Froas B Snjder, vice pnsident First' .Vatlonal Hank, Philadelphia, "Modern Paint Vehicles" James F Meckel;' "T.uli.,.A,in ltu Vnlt... no ,.n ri.,ln. ,..,.,U'., .... ... .... .... I.A.ll.UI I Paint,' A s. irei)s, "Estimating on Plans and Specifications." Lewis 11. Titzel. Pittsburgh; "Proper Charges for Painting nnd Decorating" C Albert Kuelinle. New PUBLIC SPEAKING Class row fnrmiiiK A JMiort Term ('out-np in SpIN KMirK'lon H"lf Cnnnilctic- l.Iocutlon and nll-iround Self-!rFlormpnt ln CnnftutlM' .Vx-.1m-isi.av r.pnlnn- rAmm'nrlnc January ,.M at fl o'clock Both sfj,P VIMtorB welt nine f'Hll w fit" nr nhnne Srruce 32-1H for tn-inifTn in-nf nr- NEFF COLLEGE 1730 riirTM'T st i i i II perfect vJfimi 1 II demands SiTSs Quadruple B'jj hi II Favors, Bon Bona li to harmonize M II with the table 1 li decorations j 1 HI6 Clt3tnut 5t. I! ALWAYS WELCOME ;h - S-v" PERRY'S Reduction Sale Not a handful ot Overcoats, nor a handful of Suits, but a great, big comprehensive Sale all along the line from finest to lowest-priced clothes 1 Low-priced to begin with, and Now reduced! I We have the finest Overcoats this season that ever bore our label. There are handsome, rich, lux urious fabrics among them from the best looms in the land. There are Overcoat ings of soft, silken finish, of rough, dur a b 1 e materials, of thick, plaid-back fab rics that experts en thuse over. There are Ulsters, Ulsterettes, big dou-ble-breasters, Great Coats with muff pockets, roll-up col lars and wide lapels. IJ There are Con servative Chester fields, single-breasted Overcoats both with button - through fronts and with fly fronts vi 1 1 silk lined Overcoats., serge - lined Over coats a splendid collection in which every man is sureto find the Overcoat of his fancy. CjJ And Suits in like number and variety of fabric and pattern. OVERCOATS From the finest $70 and $75 Ulsters, right down to our $20 Over coats Reduced ! SUITS From the $65 and $55 Suits, down to our $20 Suits Reductions all along the line! Golf Suits reduced; Dress and Tux?do Suits reduced! Fur -lined, Fur-outside, Fur-collar, Sheepskin-lined and reversible leather and cloth Overcoats are re duced! Separate Trousers, Dress Vests, Fancy Vests, all wool Vests, Corduroy and Leather Vests are reduced I Perry & Co. "N. B, T." 16th & Chestnut Sta." V, way air. latlo the H K 1 M 7 i Al'. '41 Stei'dera)alt re t Galvanized Boat Pumps .. 'AriVrie'r ri'SMJ&t. -J Duy War Savings Stamps iV 1420 Chestnut St. 1008 Chestnut .Street .tj - 'Where Only the Best Is Good Enoufh" . u'.f - (.. . X ;Ml -W!' ,.