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r THE WASHINGTON TBIES, , SATtfftDAlV OCTOBER "20. 1917. 3 ' Vffj'jyir 9&qf&V i WAR IKES CUT E NROLLINT Observer in Thrilling Drop Has Narrow Escape NEGRO CONSCRIPTS AT PENNSYLVANIA PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 20 A loss of slightly more than 1.800 students Is shown-In registration figures for the present scholastic year, made public by the University of Pennsylvania. The loss was expected to be several thousand at least, but university au thorities sag the exemption of medical and dental students from the draft, the Influx of several thousand fresh men who are under draft age and the enrollment of many women students have kept the decrease down. '"Including the students taking the extension courses given In Harrls hnrg. Wllkesbarre, Reading, and Soranton and the sumirfer school reg istration of S5J students, the total en rollment for this year Is 6,706. Last year's enrollment. Including 1,045 summer school students, was $.111. The law school suffers the greatest reduction. "Whereas 207 were en rolled last year, there are only slxty- flve this year, with twenty-two of them In their first year. The medical school, because of the exemption rul ing, shows an Increase of sixty-nine over last year's figures. Its present enrollment is 473. The School of Education, whose courses are attended mostly by women, shows an enrollment of 402, compared to 397 last year. The dental school; which had 826 attendants last year, now has only 684. The veteri nary school, with 100 last year, now has 07. The architectural school has dropped from 234 last year to 10S this year. Sue to repeated demands for a large body of scientifically trained men, a large number of attendants of the Towne Scientific School have returned to their classes, as the following table hows: ENROLLMENT. This year Chemistry 38 Chemical engineering.... 125 Civil engineering.. ......121 Electrical engineering' ... 78 Mechanical engineering.. 93 Last year 65 123 ICO 133 1E3 The graduate -school, -which had S14 enrolled last year, has dropped to 390. while the Wharton school, the largest department In the university, which had 1,37? last year, now has only 1,020, of whom 423 are fresh men. The total enrollment of fresh men this year is 1,808, compared to 2,667 last year. I SrfBHS -$ a P i M 'As Jt& - ' - i, -11 .( , --v3fcsBf fi 5$ ImSB 4 J "Ik sitri(kt-rvl(F '"" 4 fp 0" .fit " raLWi rial 'mi 'AA - ' V IBSaSB B F?B."'1.; -. m K- iSsr,i TO SWELL DISTRICT E OUOTA AT MEAD lAU, ---IflL -axsu-ia-Ei This remarkable photo shows a British observer dropping in a parachute from his balloon after it was hit by an enemy shell. The observer became entangled in a tree in his fall, and is here seen swing ins: in midair. It is recorded that hegaved himself by swinging to one of the projecting branches shown at the left and continued his de scent to the ground. CAMP MEADE. Admiral. Md. Oct ' 19 The District contingent at Camp i Meade -n. Ill be Increased to a strength iof 905 men October 28, when the 410 colored drafted men of the District are brought here. It was first planned to have the Dis rjct colored contingent come in five dally Installments, but General Kuhn Informed the War Department that he would be ready for the entire col quota October 28 and orders were given to hae althe men sent to Camp Meade on that day. Departure of two tralnloads carry ing 1.200 men to Camp Cordon, at Atlanta, completed the movement of 0,100 men to make room for the col Jored men. 4 83 Ge t Atlanta, There were eighty-five District men In the .contingent transferred to Atlanta today. They were picked by lot. At Atlanta they will Jolnthe troops from other Eastern canton ments In forming a new national army division, which means that tbey probably Will he later reaching France than the men at Camp Meade, as the new division they will Join will be delayed In organization and training. The District men entraining for At lanta were given short leave of ab sence at home to say goodby to families and friends before going South. The men leaving were: From Company A Nlccolal D. Cen naro, Victor Orabls, Raymond A. Grove, Joaquin Lastra. Albert Llnklns, Frank Kennedy. Joseph King. Zach ary NIeopolous, Charles Itato, Edward Rock, John F. Sullivan, Frank Tubla, Jacob Babaahanian, William Dlggs. Emll Jettmar, John Abraham. Robert Fones, David Gobbett. Raymond Hayes. Hiram Weaver, George Adams, Ivan D. Gates, John Graham. Otho Renolds, Abraham Rubin, Charles Stone, Edward O. Scharf, and Fred erics G. Manglos. Men Frm Cempaay B. From Company D Edward Btell wagen Dove, Charles W, Adams, Ro land L. Davis. James S. Dawes, Joseph Pelluzo, Arthur C Rldgeley." Frank- J. Slmonton. Victor H. Dodge, Alvln HoffavrEdward G. Lauterbach, David Murphy, Israel Relskln, Charles ,T. Ruth, Isador Sheeskln, Emmett R. Bonde, Marshall Bryarly, Francis Q. Egg Gamblers Beg U.S. For Aid When. Big Loss Threatens t CHICAGO, Oct. 2p Caught with a great surplus of cold storage eggs, on which they are losing $400 a "car at present prices, the Chicago egg speculators have ap pealed to the Government to save them by making cold storage eggs a part of the aVmy ration. If their plea Is granted, the egg may en danger the supremacy of the army bean. Incidentally, speculators whb last spring gambled on a, shortage of eggs are asking that their losses be wiped out and a profit guaranteed by the Government. They are asking not Only that the army ration be changed to accom plish this, but thst the Govern ment fix the price of eggs by in creasing the present market rates bo as to give .the speculators 10 per cent over cost. f& ThGBank S J eearf of Washington 2A ms8 s s s SlBlkff ofl 5 3 3 111 i Qua iTTriM sniiJl---liM v ""S r J J " SECURITY "cHS BANK rJhti L a'" AND G- 1 LAVA You Are Invited to the Opening of Our New and Enlarged Banking Room Saturday October 20th From 5 P.M. to 9 P. M. Carr, Hermas D. Clayton. George M. Dixon. James L. Frawley, Albert Frederick, William J. Gass. Thomas 8. Gullck. Jones B. Junghaus-Abe 81 mon. William A. Strauch. anc) 3'ony From Company C Paul M. Brolsky, John A. Kendall. Albert Berry, Albert L Dyer, Everett . GunnelL James W. Haynes, John Polettl, Adolph Sels centl. Thomas r, Theodore. Cnares Wall, Alpheus It. Aldenon. John J. Brazerol. Glbbert Dye, John M. Llesch. Joseph A. Pessegno. Herman AwTosch. James W. Amldon. William S. ChiMs. Claude P. Carrldon. John H. Daniels. Thomas F. Fitzgerald. Casper -Jl Heck, Henry A. Herrell. Davll M. Logan, Charles A. Love. Ralph ny llc Creary, John S. Morrison. Amos t R. Montgomery, and Iloy,B,-Platr. Klehetaan In Ctsmaid. Brig. Gen. T. W. Nicholson was com mander at the camn today In the ah sence of General Kuhn,. who Is on his honeymoon. , - The men nere taken ,on 'cross country runs this morning. There will be a football game this af ternoon. ARMY ORDER SHOWS SCARCITY OF PAPER That "he scarcity of paper- has finallj-evldenced itself, even In the Government; In Indicated by a mem orandum sent by AdJuUnt General McCain to .the commanding officers of,an.'dlvlslons, regimental command. ers, and even those In, charge of minor depots. - .This memorandum calls attention to the heavy demands -being made upon th jlfnartnint fri. aV nf 41.& manyhlanV forms used In military procedure and asks that every effort be made to, cut, down the require ments --of --each unit to prevent all waste. the aeareltv nf nintr 1m thm iika nf these Instructions. TWO ARE ELECTED TO SCOTTISH RITE SUPREME COUNC IL Two elections to active membership In the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite took place today at the sessions at the House of the Temple, Sixteenth and S streets northwest. i Alva Adams, of Pueblo, former gov ernor of the State of Colorado, was made the active member from that State, He will occupy the seat for merly ocupled by the late Senator Henry M. Teller. Thomas G. Fitch, of Wichita, was elected the active member from Kan sas. Frank C. Patton. of Omaha. Neb, who was elected several days ago to the active membership from that State, was today "crowned." or offici ally installed. Otherwise, the session this morning were of routine nature. - j, I. Annnal rilsrl .Tho annual Dllrrlmarti tTth crkve of .Gen, 'Alb'ert Pike, once grand com mander of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite ofiFreemasonry, will take place tomorrow. It customarily marks the termination -of the annual meeting- of the council. General Pike was the foremost rit ualist, philosopher, and organizer of the earlj; Scottish Rite. A pilgrimage Is Jnade'to his grave at the' close ot the .session every Vear. Sosrllmrnm. lnent members of the council will dey iier cuiosies on tne work or General Pike, and"cuslomary memorial serv ices wlir be held. Six 'Washington Scottish Rite Ma sons are today pluming themselves w'lh the new honor of the title of knight, commander of the court of honor They are Archie David Engel, William Thompson GaUlher, Carter Urewster -Keene. William TTi Tj.nrt. Yofrht. Henry Lansburch, and Lem uel iCGTers: gr. Their nominations were confirmed at the Southern dis trict meeting of Scottish Rite Masons last night. Numerous others from Baltimore. Richmond. Charleston. S. C; Columbia, S. C.; Alexandria; and Towson, Md, -were also confirmed. The convention closes today. , -A i i , HER MARRIAGE OPPOSED, GIRL ATTEMPTS TO DIE WOMAN WHO GAVE UP CH NA FOR I ATLANTIC CITY. Oct 20. Be cause her father ooDosed her mar. rlage, Margaret Arnold, -seventeen, of Wilmington, Del, fled to the home of an aunt In, this city, then slip ped away and leaped Into the bay at the back or this resort. Percy Hard, aiCexpressman; fully clothed, plunged In, after her. Th girl fought des perately for several minutes to pre vent rescue but was 'finally landed unconscious. She is now In a serious condition In the city hospital. X- DIESATRIPEAGE The Ana chapter In the story of Sarah Lellng. who deserted her na tive China when eighteen years old to come to America to be the chum of two. American girls, will be writ ten In Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Frederick. Md, tomorrow, when the body of Miss Lellng Is burled with Christian rites. Born a Buddhist seventy-three years ago. Miss Lellng grew to maidenhood following the religion of her oeonle. but after betnsr be- "friended by the alte Samuel Law rence Gouverneur wnen he was at tache at the American .legation. In Pekln. Miss Lellng became a Christian. .She was converted and confirmed In the Episcopal Church. Cametlere In 1M3. Gouverneur took a fatherly Interest In the little Chinese miss and when ordered home during; Lincoln's ad ministration In 1602, he brought Miss Lelln? as a companion for his daughters. Once away from the Orient she never returned. She discarded, the dress and customs of the East even to her religion. She watched over the two little American girls with the fondnessxof an older sister. -The two girls grew to women and married. Miss Lellng flying first with Mrs. 'William C Johnson In Frederick and then with Mrs. Rose Hoes In Washington: It was while living with Mrs; Hoes, the. w'fe of a naval chaplain, that Miss Lellng made many -friends In the cltya naval circles. Uveal Aloae. Durlna the laat few- years Miss 1 6'lng- occupied the ' second floor of ,U03 Georgia -avenue. 'SDe lived a Jire of"c.ulet and cas?. and seldwm mso tlnied with tbo "Chinese of (he city. She, was a devour "worshiper at the Clinrch pf the Tnearnaatlon. Her health, had been falling for the Iwl ill months, act.' aae died ThuisJa'y y-jneral services will be held to morrow from Mrs. Johnson's homo la Frederick, the Revj Douglas HoofT, of the. Episcopal Church, officiating- McLEiimES REPLY ' TO SUIT-OVER MINES and supplemental bill of complaint shows no breach of duty to warrant a cause ofa ctlon against the defend' ants; that the bill shows no Jurlsdlc tlon I nthe court to require the del fendant. Edward B. .McLean, to unite1 In the purchase or any of .the prop erty to add to the mines referred to, and that even though' the theory of. the plaintiff that a partnership txlstl In reference, to the mines be correct It Is denied that such would operate In any way to prevent the defendant) Edward B. McLean, from 'purchasing any additions to the mining property, he may elect to purchase la his own name. .. Attorney Wilton J" Lambert appear On behalf of Edward B. McLean as co trustee and Individually, and on bo half of the trustcompany as co trustee, the motion is submitted bjt Attorneys J, J. Darlington, and Frank J. Hogan. Oetaln New Life ty .Taking HovrelbLYMPHINET-H V lUitone- lost serve force, creating- new lira. Imrrovement eamta to stay., t-uaxantaed free from Chloral. Cocaine, Morphun or ether itafratls Aran. Writ far booklet. Eui packaf contains tt days' treatment, Ay xnan iu.C.11. HoweUs Co.. U Chorea St,Nw xork. sola ey James u-uooneu ana. ewer ltsdlns drusslsts Adrt. MATED IRON iTi 'Increases' streagtl of delicate, nervous, rundown, aeopla M per cent.lii tea days In many HHtsaceay J10O forfeit IX It falls as per full ex planation la large article- soon to as sear In thlsr.saBaF. Ask your doctor or druggist about It- Jaa. CDonnelrs Drug store and -People's Drue store always carry It In stock. Advt. ifiTil In the two cases of Frederick H.I Bugher against the American Security) and Trust Company and Edward B. McLean as trustees or the estate or John R. McLean and Edward B. Mc Lean. Individually, for the recovery of an Interest In Flour-Spar mines. In Illinois, said to amount to over J1.000,- 000, the trustees and Mr. McLean In dividually today submitted a motion to dismiss which Is In the nature of a demurrer to tire proceedings. it is set form mat tne amended Real Estate ft Loans Ko CeHfflisseW'Cfergei You can take 12 'years to pay off your loan with out the expense ,6f renew ing. $1,000 for fSia per month. Including interest and principal, half pf which Is applied to reduction of debt Larger or smaller loans at proportional rates- PERPETUAL BUILDING ASSOCIATION Largest is Washaigtea ' Auels Over $4,500,000 Cor. 11th and E N. W JAMES BERBT. FTesldeat; ,. JOFHCA W. CARR. Secretary. 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