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Evening public ledger. [volume] (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1914-1942, June 17, 1920, SPORTS EXTRA, Image 3

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pARD IS OFFERED
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Wealthy Mother of Henry Stono
Appeals to Phlla. women
to Find Her Son
lRAN AWAY WITH A CIRCUS
Henry Stone, who Is rixtrm year.
.! i innks older, Is believed by Ills
I w 1 limy a too rewnrd to the pw-
ghC Will ! -,.,-.,.. ,-tinrn m .
eon
n who tell' H" mi''j ""
The dlrtipponmnco of the boy April
11 1010. rcvenicu ui-j " -,
Her Mm. Hugh Stone, of 018 Pre.-
"public to help her find lilm. She nn.1
tohalnd. a wealthy wholc-alc paper
Llcr of Bcranton, have spent a for
tunc Marching for him during tile last
,,htcen month, and have sent ns far
., Callfornln to run down clues.
"I am almost Insane with worry over
it, dappearnnee," she said today. Her
w1m choked nnd she had to stop a
Boment to recover her composure.
1 Jmt I)ropP1 rrom Slfilit
1 "He gave no reason for his going,"
the said. "Ho simply went out one
nornfng to go to school, and never
'Urn back. ,,i,L ,hn..
Ms moements from tin- poller, who
lire been trjlng to And him for us.
We know he went away from Scrnnton
with a small traveling circus. lie went
with It to Baltimore and then to Cunt
bcrlnnd, Md. He was with the eircus
a thort time and then is jyipposed to
late gone to Philadelphia. I believe
he Is in Philadelphia now. and I am
appealing to the mothers of Philadelphia
to help me find him, for his ia all I
bare. . .
May Bo In Army
"In May a letter came which said
my boy had gone into the nrmy, had
been promoted nnd transferred to an
other state. We have had the records
inrrhed in AVnihlngton under four
lamei, but we could not find a trace
of Mm. The letter was not written In
him, but was signed 'A Friend of
Henrj.'
"I will be glad to pay a liberal re
ward to any one who helps me find
my boy."
The pnlico have sent photographs
ami descriptions of the boy all over the
country. While there have been mnnv
lupposed "clues," none has really
diven an inkling of the boy's where
abouts. m '
Elkton Marriage Licenses
Elkton, Md., June 17. Couples pro
curing marriage licenses here today
ere Wilbur P. Adams nnd Ilnzel II.
Bttphrnon. Willinm Coward and Kllen
C. Fnh, Frank Skldninrc and Mao Cul
ver, Scorgc A Wilson and Margaret
Wctiel, nnd Hiclmrd II. Adams nnd
Amelia Wllbert, Philadelphia. Ray
mond .Tones, A'exnnder. A'n., and Pearl
R. (Jroatmnn, Philadelphia : Arthur S.
Roberts, New York, and Itcntrlce A.
Uooerts. rii'lai'.clpiiia; (Jcorge O. God
,drd. Philadelphia, and Frances It. Mc
knWii. Klkti'ti : Lerov Aniilecutp.
Manasquan, X. ,T., and Mnrgnret .1.
Houghton, Chicago ; John W. Morion
nd Silvia It. Horn. Lnucnster: Wil
liam J. Mundy nnd Elvira Harris, At
lantic City: John T. Williams nnd
Mary H. Johnson, Dedham, Mass. ;
tottojl. Drlcbelbis nnd Ednn Christman.
1'hoenlxville, and Harry F. IlunUh and
Ida ji. Wcand, rottsbille, Pa.
Deaths of a Day
WILLIAM G. HOPPER
Prominent Broker and Baptist Lay
man Succumbs to Short Illness
After n tlmm.dnv lllnnaa Wllltnm I'.
Hopper, senior member of thn brokerage
Arm of Willinm (5. Hopper & Co.. died
last night nt his home, 110 South Thirty-eighth
street.
tie was well known in finnnclnl cir-
and a member of the Philadelphia
v t. clinnKP for forty-eight jears.
Mr. Hopper was also prominent in the
affairs of the Haptlst Church of this
rT, wns a trustee of tho First
iiaptist Church. Seventeenth nnd Snn-
Birceis. He -as a brother of the
late Harry S. Hopper, a prominent
.Baptist lnyman.
mr. noppcr wan born in this city nnd
r..i , , his, f'lucntlon here. He em
L if in V10 urokcrago business enrly
Sin m a5l ?onti"ued uninterruptedly
Jffiil.his. fSiynM. Ho retained his
& "'w28 ?outh Thir(1 Btrcot. not
SKha andlng the exodus of brokers'from
LJ i f'nae'?I district following the
SwLi t'lc.St0I'k Exchanso to Hroad
Ma "alnut streets.
Union t JPP0r i,wn?n m(,ml",r of tho
union League, the II stnrimi snoif..
"nnsylvnnla and the Pennsylvania So
2li01? 0f ' " Ilvltlon. Ho Is
tnia. i, " wiu oe nem on Hat
Way afternoon nt his late residence?
Mrs. Harriet a. Rmti...
Mrs, Harriet T Qr,,ii.. .,... .,
THir. .IJ "i: -V ."'".'. . oiiiy-mrcc
itHit.Ii ' ""u 0I uav i k. Smiley, a
imrolman of the Sixty fln eif
iv ' 7 sireew stnt on, nnd the
Smtv Ci1C,aptal,n of Police George
?ey, died early this morning Sf i Z
8S&- .O.1?9. Olrard
avenue.
Mrs.
folWin " Dccu, " for several months
- ...tjh a uurillVTln ktrnkn
MacDonald & Campbell
Appropriate
Outing
White Flannel
White Serire
White Btrlped Vlnnnel
White Gabardine
Orny l'lunnel
White Cotton Duck
White Linen Cruah
Khaki, Tan and White
White Corduroy
W'aih Knickerbocker!
Wool Knickerbockers
8EPA11ATE NOIIFOLK
mlroS.81" .'li?, Prefan! by men who od-
?XsSic. 8Ui8h0d 8"lM"nesa' "''
Men'. Hat., Clothing Haberdaihery,
Motor Wear
Alway;
1334-1336 Chestnut Street
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MAY HONOR SLAIN DESERTER
Commander of Stevens's Company
Would Qlvo Military Recognition
t A inl'lln,ry funeral may bo held for
Joseph J. btevens, claswl as a deserter,
who died yesterday at the Medlco-Chi.
nirglcal Hospital n8"tllc result of a b -let
wound. He was shot by Sergeant
Month " Company No. l8, on
. '"tfnant H. II. Holland, comman-"
-2Li . KbalIo,on co"ni'any, said he had
asked his Hupcrlor oHlocr for permission
to give Stevens full military honors nt
his funeral.
Arrangements are being made to have
the dead soldier's funeral held at his
home, 212i Panamn street. Satunlnv.
An Inquest will t,0 held tomorrow by
Chief Deputy Coroner Arthur Sellers.'
Ho will make nn effort to have Sergeant
Oay present. It is posMhle, however
that the military l.utliorltles will rlaim
Jurlhdlctlon In the ease nnd hold Gnv at
the camp at Aberdeen, Md.
Mr, Sellers asserts that as the shoot-
ng occurred In the city nnd outside the
jrrrltory of n military camp he will
iTrgo that Sergeant (lay be held to await
the action of the gland jury.
,48 BOYS RECEIVE'"
LA SALLE DEGREES
53d Annual Commencement Ex
ercises Held This Afternoon.
Award Prizes
Forty-eight students received de
grees nt thf fifty-third nmmnl com
menccmpiit exercises of La Snlle College,
to be held this nfternoon In Mercantile
Hall, Hroad and Master streets.
One of the features of the commence
ment 'vns nn orntorlcal contet for
the medal presented by Archbishop
notuhertv. The four contestants, with
their subjects, were Alexander Toth.
"Joan of Arc" ; Kdwnrd Oulnn
;.Staten Itlghts;-;' Josenh Mcflarr ?,'
drath, "Holshevism."
- William T. Connor, a prominent law
yer, made nn address to the ernd.
nates. Hrothcr Itlchard. of the college,
awarded the medals, and prir.es and
prof-ented dlplomns.
The wlnnerH of nre-medicnl certlfl.
cites of proflrlency this jonr are Michael
Krnc.vk and John D. McKlwee.
Tho grnduotes are:
Mnrtln V. Connor. Jr. Mortln V CninJ In.
wph II. nouirlifrty. Chnrls r. Fnrreut' Td
ln J. rveny. Henrv K. Orlpp.. Vincent li
Hayrn. riil In J iorbi,t. Alfred I) itiii'
h A'cAl?,'.fr Thnm"" D Mcllrlilo. K,lnr(J A.
MrConvll r. I.fo V. .McCormlck. I'riineis i
Jinorr' h ""55 T. ""on" Incnt "3 mI
ornnnnll. Jr.. Mncent A. Qulnn, Ixiulu J.
KS1 Th"M.nj:' f .uo?'rtr- Jo"',h "
SSftt nnrhV,Alp-rayJirHtrnh,"n' Joh"
Schnol of cninmercp Jonepli Jt Cnrroll.
tlrendnn P. Clearkln. rrnncl- R 0oron. J
,pl,..Ir- ,",,t""t.- A"'""1 " Crn.ber. OroFne
111,1. liernnrn O Hcrrmnnn Frdfrlck v.
Jnnke. Joseph J Knclln, Thomnn C Krlier.
John O I.lchnr. James F XTrClirrv. .Inhn
1 . Mcflcnry. Willinm A. McCaffrey. Jnma
ij. AiHiion, josepn i Jinrrla JameH C Mul
hollnnd. Andrew A O'Nell, GeorKo V. Uohe.
TODAY'S MARRIAGE LICENSES
John W. Woodcock Olnucestor. N J., and
.Mary V. H.inmull. LM',1) .V nth st
Dald A. Ontven. 30.1.1 Ovrminloun ae..
nnd Cnrnljn E. Schmletlcr. 7l'7 W Alio
Blieny ne.
Hc,5mt" Snbel- 2tl N- :j nnd Ncttlo
Goldman H Vino at.
," T, Jn"0V; -',,,, Jnnoer at., and Loulso
M. Ilnchatvcht. -143 Auburn at
Jamea 11 Daniels l.lio ritzuater at., and
Annn .Minor. IStO Kllzwatcr at
Charles I'. Scott. 1017 Wallace st . nnd
lioatrlcj, M. lloushman r.341! Chestnut st
John A. -McCann. -ISir. Marxlne at., and Sue
Duffy. -1845 MarWne st
Michael U Llmdv B424 Vino st.. and Stella
N. Casey, (lordon. I'a.
iJiwrenco K. RMin. 2127 W. Singer st.. and
Mario Appenrellu 2131 Vino at
Sau tnber. 21M1 .V. 31st at . and Dertha
lllackman. 2fi31 N. 34th st
Theodore R. Yaaa. Hcranton. Pa., and Janet
1,. Pltheuch, tcranton, Pa.
Henry 11 Htraler. Harrad'a Creek. Ky . and
MarRaret Y. Conner. Rydale, Pa
Samuel MlUeilon. isoo N. 17th st.. nnd Uthel
Schntz N'e'v York ctty, N. Y
Meier C. Ilnsteln. 1018 N. 10th at., and nislo
Husmin. 2SS H 2Hth st.
Eduln V McDonnell. 2K1U K Columbia ao .
Jnd Helen D. Weiss. 2.-03 13. Scrceant st.
Joseph Cousin. Jamestoun. Pa., and Anna
J.. Toupel. r3ir llcllllold nvo.
Jcim A. Hallouell. 123 Mldvnlo ae . and
Martha K MacKrcll. M31 Dttman st
Joseph Mauson HI 10 Venanijo st., nnd Laurs
M Gilchrist. B3.VI narrow st.
Loe I.. Manly, Urooklyn. N Y , and Mar
garet Mrllugh. HHS S flilth st
John F. llelz. ll'l Dunont st . and Itose 13.
Rutlchmann. 30 1.1 l'rnnklln st.
Prancls P. Ilrnilley. 472 Conarroo st.. nnd
Mne Mairumus, 4212 Wullaco st v
Cornelius I. Nnrrls. Wnshlnirton. V) C, and
Caroline P. Kutfer. 130 Diamond st
Prnncls Vnlentlro, Rrlslol. Pa , and Floren.o
K. Wlhner. Atlantic City. N J.
James r. Coournve. 2021 lillsworth st . nnd
Lor'tta A, O'Donnell, till) N. Lawrence.
Alex Welsuerir, ma Spruce st , nnd Hilda
I.lchteintun. Camden, N J.
JameH D. Moore 234 Urooklyn nvo,, nnd
.Martha 13 Knox, 737 N 41th st.
Royal A. Stokes. 1008 Halnbrldge st . nnd
Catharine I... Holer, 130$ S. Colorndo st
Francis P. Kernnus. 20J1 N 1.1th st., and
Marearet It Fnrsythe. 21U4 N Warnock
Ilos II, Roberts ,1423 Arch st,, and Lillian
wood, 2U20 Kimball it,
Joseph Klutsch. 23HS N. Mutter St., nnd
I3va Kalrer. 1(114 N Ilodlno st.
James f. Hlrjran. Ilordentown IV J,, and
Katharine J. Mlchell, Ridley Parle. Pa.
Harry I. Kimer. 2341 S 0th st., nnd 13a
13 Haas. 2033 S. Cth st.
Ilcn Dublin. 1430 Columbia ave., and Yetta
Seaiil. 320 Dedan st
Robort J. Ilutlcr. 118 N 12th st., and Anita
F Voych; SKO Randolph st
Rernnrd D Nie 132(1 N. r.Sth st . and
Mahl M. Wilkinson, (1041 Snnsom st.
Benjamin Fyne, 1BOO S. Marshall st., nnd
Llna Rosenthall. HUT .Marshall st,
Trederlck Y, Tortin, 1031 N. Clarion St., nnd
Kathryn a. Ganter. 1817 McKcan st,
Francis II. Hit ford. Inland. Pa , nnd
Kstella Trump. New Hope Pa
Charles L. linker, Woodbury. N J . and
Uielyn D. Ilradley, Woodlin, N J.
William A. Rodders. 483n llper st , and
Anna Jil, Pnrker. 4431 E. Thompson st
William C. ricrumann. 4121 Ocden t . and
Kllen J. Newell, 3000 Fnlrmount nve
Joe Stevenson 101(1 N. 10th it., and Florence
Williams. D32I) Neuhall st.
George Rawlins lioin Kdely st . nnd Mal-
vlna Ellis. 24K2 N. Alder st
James I Handlon. 148 W Prlco st . and
Kathrrlne Ilreslln. 411 locust nio
Harry F. Saukev, 2223 Race st . and May
A Anfflln. "21.1 Pnrlton st
John W. Thompson, 3318 Wharton st , nnd
Louisa Chrlsophcrsen, 1321) S 32d st.
Mnrrls J Escoll, Farm School Pa , anJ
Rertha Katensky. 807 N. 7th st
Charles K Heacoclc, 1818 Lombard st , nnd
Heltn M. Rodgers. .1021 Iirchiiood ai
George Y. Mcllwce. Jr.. Fort Slocum N Y .
and Jane P. P. Maute. 2217 Rlttenhcuse st
Trousers
C12.00 to S21.00
StS.BO
$10.00 to 130.00
120.00
17.S0 to 113.50
M.25
110.00
13.75
110.00
18.50 to 110,00
110.50 to 118.50
COATS. 117.50 TO S0
00
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CROMWELL-DODGE WEDDING
DRAWS SOCIETY TO DETROIT
Gorgeous Gotvns Lend Color to
Ceremony Linking Wealthy
Families
Takes Place in Elaborate Set
ting Couple to Go on
Eighteen Months Trip
Special Dlipntch to Evening fublle Ledger
"droit, , Juno 17. A wedding thnt
Will be followed by n honeymoon of n
year and n half, leading around (he
world, and that linked two of Hie prom
inent families of Detroit and Philadel
phia, was celebrated this afternoon
when Miss Delphinc lone Dodge, daugh
ter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Horace J. Dodge,
of Detroit, become the bride of James
II. It. Cromwell, son of Mrs. L'dwnrd
T. Stotesbury, of Philadelphia.
The wedding was a formal ceremony
at 4 o'clock at the Jefferson Avenue
Presbyterian Church, followed by n ro
c option nt Hose Terrace, the Dodge
home nt Orossc Point.
Ratt.ilion of Workmen
For several weeks a battalion of
workmen had been engaged nt Rose
Terrace in preparation for tbe wed
ding. Thousands of rose bushes, which
give llie placo its iinuie, hnd been
trimmed. A dancing pavilion wus
i rccted and the flagwnlks, the statuary,
the sun dial all the formal ornaments
of tho grounds were given a bright
wedding air. The house Itself, with
Its almost literally scores of porches
and biz rooms, ITUd been rearranged for
the affair.
Hcdces of -Dink roses nmid scrcctiB
of greenery nnd tall standards of peonies
marked a line connecting the exnulsltelv
decorated rooms of the north and south
wings of the Stntlcr Hotel ballroom floor
last evening for the rehearsal dinner
given by Mr. nnd Mrs.' Dodge for the
wedding party.
Much of the food. Including Dnglish
pheasants nnd English sole, was
brought from New York in chnrge of
n special man sent by II. William
Klare, manager of the Statler.
The bridal party sat together, and at
tbe smnller tnblo with Mr. and Mrs.
Dodge were Mr. nnd Mrs. Stotesbury.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Mitchell, Mrs.
Itobert Glendlnnlng, Mrs. Sidney
Hutchinson and I,croy Fuller, nil of
Philadelphia; Mrs. Louise Cromwell
Itrooks. of Washington, nnd Mr. nnd
Mrs. Frank P. Taft. of Cincinnati.
From the flower -arched canopy that
stretched from the cuib to the entrance
of tho Jefferson Avenue Preshytcrinn
Church nnd on through the edifice un
til the pulpit was leached there was
a wealth of beautiful foliage and enrly
rummer blooms for the nmrringc cere
mony this afternoon.
Marvelous Wedding fiown
Miss Dodge's gown was probably the
handsomest ever worn by n bride in
Detroit. It wns a Lucille model, ctmo-
clally designed for her. The foundation
wns of soft white satin with Inserts of
Holglnn lace outlined with stiver thread.
The overdress was of silk net with mc
dallioiis of Belgian lace between the
pointed puffings on tho skirt. The waist
was a surplice of rose-pointed lnce! It
formed the sleeves nnd fell in a cas
cade over the train. A corsnge of orange
blossoms wns worn nt' file girdle. The
court train was fashioned of bands of
satin nnd puffings of net. Near the edge
of the train the broad satin band was
adorned with n lover's knot of orange
blossoms. The veil was fashioned into a
S'ormnndy enp with a band of Ilclglan
lace wreathing the fnce and n circle of
ornnge blossoms fastening tho veil at
the bak. Tbe bride's flowers were
white roses, mcliids and vnllev lilies.
The maid of honor. Miss Mary Glen
dlnuing, of Philadelphia, one of Miss
Dodge's schoolmates nt Springside
School, Chestnut Hill, Pa., wore a
Lucllc model of pink chiffon, the net
petticoat of which had perpendicular
bands of flesh -colored satin on lined
with silver thread. Over that a vei'ing
of white net with bowknot inserts of
hnnd-mnde lnce, also outlined with sil
ver, nnd over the whole nn overdress of
pink chiffon, with n puffing of pink satin
niidwny on the skirt. The frock wns
girdled with satin nnd adorned nt the
back with n vnsh and streamers of blue
nud pink sntin ribbon. x The waist had
n deep Helm of net inset with medal
lions bordered with silver thread.
Tho bat was Po Peep effect, with a
slightly rolling lace brim faced In sntin.
The crown of lnce and net wns encircled
:
$ Those $50 Suits that we have been
advertising are just as fine and just
as good value as ever.
They are still coming in from the makers
beautiful high-class goods, perfectly
fashioned and tailored, and made of splen
did well-wearing fabrics.
1$ They have not been reducH, but they art
the best value in Philadelphia at the price.
Jacob heed's sons-
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MISS DELPIIINK DOUGH
with bands of pink nnd blue ribbons and
pink nud blue satin flowers. Tbe maid's
bouquet was Columbia and Sweetheart
roses tied with blue ribbon.
The bridesmaids Here Miss Fay Alger,
Miss Nancy Stair, Miss Juliet Ham
mond and Miss Lola Knowlson, of Dc
tiolt; Miss Emily Itogerson, of Itlch
inontl, Vn,, also a schoolmate, and Mrs.
Oliver E. Cromwell, of Philadelphia, a
slstcr-In-Iaw of the bridegroom. They
wore chiffon frtjeks made' exactly like
that of the maid of honor, only theirs
were In blue instead of pitm, with
touches of pink nt the girdles and on
the chic pink hots fashioned like that
of the maid of honor. They nlso carried
bouquets of Columbia nnu Hwectbenrt
roses showered with pink ribbons. Mrs.
Dodge wore a Lucille .model of mauve
taffeta and satin, combined with real
lace. Her hat was also of mauve,
plumed with mnuve ostrich.
Oliver Eaton Cromwell was his
hi other's best man and the iftihcrs were
J. Kenrslcy Mitchell, Francis Tnlor
Chambers, Jr., Horace E. Dodge. Jr.,
bi other of the bride; James A. Ulnir,
Jr., W. A. Hanger and C. F. Hrngg,
New York; Frederick II. Sears. Jr.,
Iioston, nud S. It. Sbumakcr, Pitts
burgh. Wedding gifts, most nil of which have
arrived, tilled the third floor of Itose
m fm. t.f .!.. . ... 1
HT.r i. i IhaZ. ssS f Xr tn
mother Is n mahogany chest of silver, to
set a table for twelve, and is valued at
7100,000. Mr. Dodge gave his daugh
ter n string of pearls valued at $100,
000. which she wore for the first time
nt the rchearaal dinner.
Other gifts include twenty-five fenth
er fans of all colors, four silver coffee
sets, five silver tea sets, cut-glass serv
ices of every Imaginable form, many
parchment lumps books and other ar
ticles. They were under special guard.
The reception room at Itose Terrace
was piled this morning with the gowns
for the wedding pnrty. which arrived
from the East today. The bride's gifts
to her bridesmaids are link enamel
bracelets, set with diamonds, with nn
oval also diamond set, engraved with J
her Initials, "U. I. D." The bridegroom
at bis bnchelor dinner in the hnst pre
sented the ushers with jnde .set cuff
links.
ACCEPTS LOS ANGELES CALL
Rev. Dr. E. E
Helms Resigns From
Calvary M. E. Church
The Rev. Dr. Elmer E. Helm's, pas
tor of Calvary Methodist Eplscopnl
Church, Forty-eighth street nnd Bal
timore avenue, has resigned to accept
the pnstorote of the First Church of
Los Angeles. Doctor Helms'H new
chnrge Is regarded as tho leading Meth
odist Church in the country.
While the resignation of Doctor
Helms enmo ns a surprise to some mem
bers of the congregation, it was known
by the trustees.
On Monday Doctor Helms received n
three months' leave of absence from hi"
congregation and also a purse of S2,"00.
On learning last night of the pnst.ir's
action much regret was expressed bv
the congregation. In view of t',e con
ditions Doctor Helms said he would re
turn the gift made to him.
While the trustees would like to re
tain Mr. Helms as pastor they agree thnt
ho has taken the proper step In accept
Ing the pastorate of tho Los Angeles
Church.
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CAMDEN COUNCIL
GETS FIREMEN PLEA
Committee Tonight Will Hear
Arguments for Double
Platoon System
CHIEF CARTER BACKS PLAN
This evening tbe Camden firemen will
present to the fire committee of Camden
City Council their request for a two
platoon fire system, to take the place
of that now In force, which requires the
men to bo on duty twenty-four hours a
day.
Camden is greatly concerned over the
efforts of the firemen to get n better
schedule of hours. All the business men
nnd business men's associations are
standing behind the fight of the firemen
for easier hours., Yesterday the Cam
den Ministerial Association Indorsed the
firemen's plea at their meeting and
passed a resolution asking Council to
grnnt the request.
The case of the firemen will be pre
sented nt the committee meeting by n
committee chosen to represent all the
firemen of Camden. The chairman and
spokesmnn of the committee will be
Lieutenant Willinm Itose. Other mem
bers of the committee represent all rnnks
In tho fire department. They nrp Itat
tnllon Chief George Wade, Captain
John I.utts. Engineer NewtonG. Ash.
Hosemnn Harry Leigh, Ladderman
Chester Price and Stoker Albert Hay
don. On Duty nt All Times
The present sjstem prevailing In the
Camden fire department requires that
the men be on duty at all times, ready
to respond to fire calls day or night.
The men themselves find it a hardship
physically, as they rarely can remove
their clothing for a good night's rest,
and their families complain bitterly,
that it makes the head of the house a
stranger in his own home. At present
every fireman is given one day oft in
live.
It is desired to introduce a two-bnt-tnlion
system, under which the men wiH
bo twelve hniira on duty nnd twelvo
hours off in evert twenty-four. It In
l,lltal tI,at to do this will require
nn .n . . .... ,m,. ' ,i
an extra force of between fifty and
seventj men, and will cost the tax
payers from seven to eight cents extra
on tbe hundred.
Fire Chief Peter Carter, head of the
Camden department, snld today that
he was heartily In sympathy with the
men's request for a two-battalion sys
tem, and would do nil In his power to
promote it. He said that if Council np
piovfs the proposed chnnge he will
do his best to so nrrange thnt the num
ber of extra men needed will be kept
to n minimum.
Mnynr Ellis likewise favors the two
battalion sjstem. He said that when
the fire committee presents the ptoject
to Council he will do everything lie
can to get it onncted and iuMorce by
the end of the cnr.
Hought Best Equipment
"Years iigo, when I wns a member
of tbe fire committee," said the mayor,
"I made it mv business to get the
best equipment I could for the Camden
fire department. I believed then "and
believe now that this was sound policy.
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their woik. nnd the result of this 1b n
high standard of efficiency throughout
the departipent. Camden has a fire de
partment of which she mny well bo
proud.
"The department has good equip
ment. It should now be our buslnens to
give the men tbe best working condl-
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Inexpensive Articles of
Silver
of the Better Kind .- Exclusive Designs
Casseroles
Meat Plotters'
Muffineers
vSalod Mixincf Seta
Distinctive GiYa
Men's O jf UJujIS Women's
7.90 to 13.90
Formerly Sold at HO to H9
Our entire stock of men's and women's Sum
mer Shoes, including immense assortments of up-to-date
white goods.
We also offer a large lot of women's white
reignskin cloth Pumps and Oxfords, white Buck
Sport Oxfords and some white Kid Boots, formerly
selling up to $1 5, now
6.90
fllEDERMAN
41 S. Eighth ' 930 Chestnut 203 N. Eighth
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KKV. DIt. ELMEIt E. HELMS
tlons possible. You can not expect
the best service fropi men who ennnot
get their sleep, no matter how willing
they mny be nor how high their
mornlc.
'"The two'plntoon system would
make the better fire-lighters. -When the
pinch comes the man who can take
good enre of himself physically is nl
wajs better able to render service than
the man who Is overworked nnd has
not had sufficient sleep."
PITY THIS POLICEMAN
Tcousera Stolen From Bedroom
While Norwood Man Sleeps
Chester, Pa., June 17. Plnclng a
ladder against the side of the home of
James Carr. a Norwood nollceman,
thlgves entered the house by tbe second
story window yesterday, ransacking a
bedroom where the policeman was sleep
ing. The burglars took Carr's trousers.
In the pockets of which were his gold
watch and wallet, containing $25. lbey
then gathered up other booty before they
were Interrupted by tho barking of a
dog.
The dog awakened Carr. who found
Hie men ileueenillnir f he ladder. V ben
he nttempted to follow them, the thieves
jumped to the ground nnd pulled the
ladder away from the side of the house.
Then Carr got his revolver and began
to ulioot at tho burglars', who iiki ne
hind n tree and n chicken coop until the
revolver hnd been emptied. Then they
made a quick getaway.
WOMAN SAVES SON'S LIFE
Quick Action Prevents Death of
Child That Eats Poison
-A mother's quick action saved the life
of her five-year-old son in Camden this
morning. She hnd placed rat poison on
bread, which the boy. Angela Snriber,
of .'12S SrTrucc street, picked up ond
started to ent. The mother snw him
take tbe first bite of what might have
been a fntal breakfast and tore the bread
from his hnnds. After giving him a
home-made antidote she called for help
and Angelo wns quickly taken to
Cooper Hospital.
"Angelo will recover." said tbe
doctors. "He did not get a chance to
eat enough of the poisoned bread."
UNDERWEAR SPECIALISTS I
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ONLY STOKE i
11th and Chestnut
Coffee Services
Relish Dishes
Chafind Dishes
Lamps
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UUMITEM
Research Bureau Would Have
Council Appropriate Money
to End Mandamus Evil
WOULD SAVE BIG SUMS
Inclusion in the city budget of an
amount which would approximate that
which the city would he called upon to
pay through dnmngc suits was suggested
today by the Uurcau of Municipal Re
search as a means toward abating the
mnndnmus evil.
Writs of mnndnmus arc writs Issued
by the courts where n judgment has
been obtained against n county. The
writ commnnds the payment of the
amount of the judgment with interest
nnd costs.
"The obvious wnv for lm dlf In
avoid paying costs of milt nnd Interest
on mandamuses." the bureau asserted,
is to atlsf) claims as soon ns their
amounts are definitely fixed nnd it is
certain thnt they must be paid. Hut
suits cannot bo nvoided unless nppro-
iiriimons d.v council ore uvolloble to
pay claims as thev fnll due: nnd In
cases where It is impossible or imprac
ticable to avoid suit, interest on man
dnmuses ennnot be snved unless appro-
Iiimiiuiia ill,- ilYUIIMUH' IO pUJ JUIJgmCniS
when rendered, or when the mnnda
mtlSCS are presented In the treasurer.
The cltv suffers most of Its mnndamus
losses in noKligenco rnses. land con
demnation cases, nnd enses In which the
city is committed to expenditures by
officers nnd ngencies other than the
Council. Cnn Council mnkp nnnronrln-
tions thnt will ovoid mandamus losses
in these cases?
"No one cnn do more than speculate
as to the amount for which the city will
be nnble within n given time bv reason
of the qeRllcent nets nnd defaults of its
cmplojes. Such liability is not deliber
ately Incurred, nnd it Is therefore Im
possible to pinko an appropriation that
will surely cover It. Nevertheless. when
tbe cltv's budget is tnndc up, provision
could be made for such cases on the
basis of the experience of previous
j ears, and mundnmuscs would be
avoided to tho extent that the appro
priation proved ndenuatc.
"Council should have less diffirultv
In determining in ndvance the amount
which must be appropriated to meet ob
ligations which it deliberntelv ineuis.
Yet the city suffers its heaviest mnn-
N BUDGET IS URGED
Fresh Lots aplenty put in
to repair the breaks in sizes!
For it is a sacrifice of price, but
no sacrifice of Quality in this
EMERGENCY SALE OF
Intensified Values in
PERRY SUITS
of $55, $60, $65, $70 qualities at
One Uniform Price
$40
Our idea of economy is where it is not necessary
to sacrifice anything to get it. A saving on a
suit thbt you don't like, is as melancholy as being
alone with the wrong girl. And a saving on a
Suit that is poor in quality is a loss, any way you
care to figure it. The strong, upstanding feature
of this Intensified Sale is the bedrock guarantee
of quality, which is indissolubly linked up with
our name and reputation!
Fine lot of worsteds in stripes and plain patterns.
Summer cassimeres and cheviots, cool crashes
smgle and double breasted models cut for youth
or years
You need one of these on a
Hot and Humid Summer Day!
Palm Beach & Mohair Suits
both single and double breasted
$15. $18, $20, $25, $28
Big Sizes in big humbers for
the big men who need this kind
of Suit the most!
Perry &
Sixteenth &
H ill hi , Ulj PfiS , eSt a 1 1 H
Sslh Thomss Clock Co.
Thomaston, Conn.
I.ockwood, Orecne d Co., Archi.
"Turner forConcrete"
Your contractor should
have long experience, known
retfponsibjlity nnd ft perma
nent organization If your
building is to be well and
economically built.
- In 18 years Turner has
built G17 buildings for 275
different concerns 72.2 of
which hnvo been repent or
ders. TURNER
Construction 'Co.
1713 Mnnsom Street ""
dnmus losses in cases where Council
condemns land without making an np
nronrlatlou to satisfy the obligation
which is thereby created. A rulc.whcther
self-Imposed or otherwise, requiring that
Council set nsidc tho probable cost or.
oil land which it condemns, would save
the city the mnny thousands of dollars
which it now pays In interest on man
damtiscH issued to collect land dam
ages. PORK CHOPS LOST IN PARK
Policeman Provides Shelter for
Homeless Wanderer Named Dennis
Dennis wns homeless In Falrmount
Park, so Patrolman Harry Borta gave
him food and shelter.
On account of the excessive heat,
Dennis wns permitted to remnln in the
nrd of Uortz's homo at 2344 North
Sixteenth street. He attracted consid
erable attention.
While Kind to sec that his new boarder
was ndmireif, Portz did not encourage
the friendly nttitudo of the neighbors
and ho has had a close watch placed
on Dennis.
There Is n good reason for this
pork chops are selling today at fifty
fho cents n pound, while hnm is bring
ing seventy -five cents, even without an
egg companion.
JOIN THE 3RD INFANTRY
You younK fellows who want military train-
'njr and who enjoy athletics, dances and ood
-lines come down and talk it over any evening.
Itecruitint; Officer
Armor, Hroad & Wharton Sts.
Co., -n.b.t."
Chestnut Sts.
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