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THIRTY-FIVE EVENING LEDGER WAGONS WHICH TODAY DELIVERED THE FIRST COPIES OF PHILADELPHIA'S LATEST NEWSPAPER.
TWELVE EVENING LEDGER AUTOMOBILES USED IN THE SUBURBAN AND NEW JERSEY SERVICE
Pedestrians Line Streets as
Vehicles, Adorned With
Posters, Pass in Line Two
Thirty-five wagons and twelve nulomo
Mles which delivered the Evening Ledger
to newsstands) throughout tho city at
tracted crowds today when they paraded
through tho centre ot tho city. The
wagons and automobiles will be devoted
to tho service of tho Evening Ledger.
The parade was formed in two detach
ments. One group started from tho
jtablos at Ninth street and Glrard avenuo
and tho other from stables at Sixteenth
and Dalnbrldge streets. Tho lines then
led to Broad street and both divisions
drove toward City Hall.
They mot at Market and Juniper streets
end then started cast. Along Rioad
street and In the more densely crowded
Market street pedestrians ran to the
curb and lined tho way when they saw
tho parado coming. Tho vehicles, each
decorated with Evening Lodger posters,
made a lino two blocks long.
At Second and Market streets tho lead
ers turned south and continued to Wal
nut street. When Sixth and Walnut
streets was re.ichcd the vehicles weio
drawn to tho ciub In front of tlu big
Curtis Dvilldlng nnd camera-men took
seeral pictures. Then the wagons dis
persed to their district stations and the
automolillcs ran to Chestnut street to bo
ready for tho Ilrst edition.
NEW MOVE TO INCREASE
RAILROAD FREIGHT RATES
Interstate Commission Plans to Per
mit Advances on Certain Conditions.
Surprise was shown In railroad circles
today a tho suggestion of tho Inter
state Commerce Commission that In
creases In freight on certain classes of
commodities, not allowed in tho com
mission's decision In tho flvo per cent,
rato case, could be had for the asking,
and that tho commlsion was prepared to
permit such advnnccs on one day's notice
Instead of 30 days, us usually roqulrrd.
Tho ndvanccs, It is estimated, would In
crease the total freight revenue of tho
railroads 153,000,000 annually. The ralt
roads have not received any direct word
from tho commission In tho matter.
Tho articles on which Increased freight
will be allowed Include feed In sacks and
barrels; oats In hulk; Hour, buckwheat
and rye; hay In bales, paper wood pulp,
agricultural Implements, dressed, dryed
or nlt meats, petroleum products, sugar
In barrels, shelled corn In bulk, copper
In nil forms, cattle, corn syrup, cotton,
tobacco, hogs, sheep. I
Railroads In Central Classification Ter
ritory, which were allowed increases on
certain classes of commodities In tho
rate case, are working on the new tariffs,
which they expect soon to file with tho
Interstate Commerco Commission.
ATLANTIC c'lTY TO HAVE
MANY NEW STRUCTURES
BANKERS REPORT A
BETTER MONEY DEMAND
Brokers Reduce Loans and Outside
Institutions Mako More Inquiries.
Bankers today said that tho tone In tho
Philadelphia money market Is bettor than
for some time. Tho banks aro busing
mora commercial paper; brokeis havo re
duced their loans, In soino cases mater
ially, and the country banks nio Inquir
ing of their cltv correspondents for good
paper. Loain are not belli called by any
Money lenders report that thero Is n.
better meicnntllo business today than for
the laat several weeks, and Southern
banks contlnuo to mako application In
this city for direct loans and rediscounts.
The minimum for such t impactions, when
they aro granted, Is six per cent. Tho
JmnUs. however, do not caro to place any
more money than they aro actually com
pelled to, for the leason that they do
Jtot want to cut down their reserve.
Theie Is no chungo In tho ofllcl.il
lates. Tho rato for call money hi 0 per
wit. this being the highest legal ml.
which can be rhawd in tliH State.
oou name commeiclul paper Is cluimifnr I
hand'! at 7 pei crut, ut which the bull. I
h in. ir.ins.ii lions are belli,; nmile, while
come paper blinds 7'j per cent. Uuuk
contlnuo to .scrutinize clotoly tho paper
That the bitur tono was pcnetiateil to
1 He country banks Is shown by the In
nulrles of several or these banks of their
City Correspondent. q nblnn l n... An..
Idace any money. Several audi Inquiries
liava been received by a largo bank, some
outaldo banks having as much as J50,000
to invest. '
STTGAB IN VAST SUPPLY
Warehouses Overstocked by Becent
Shipments Prom Hawaii.
Sugar warehouses of this port aro
stocked to tho limit by recent arrivals of
enormous quantltlee of the raw product.
So groat has been tho pressure that In
Bomo cases It has been found necessary
to nrnke use of various piers along tho
water front for storing tho cargoes.
Tho American Hawaiian steanwhlp Tox
an docked yesterday at Sprockles' Sugar
Refinery. Reed street wharf, with 18.000,
000 pounds of sugar, from Hllo, Hawnll.
This makes tho total arrival of sugar for
tho last eight days 4fi,000,000 pounds. Most
of tho product Is admitted duty free.
Tho Alaskan, a slater ship of tho Texan,
brought IS.400,000 pounds of sugar from
the same plucn last Wednesday. She was
preceded by tho Pteamshlp Isle of Jura,
from Cubu, with a 10,000,000-pound
DELAWARE MILITIA IN .CAMP
WILMINGTON. Del.. Sept. It-Delaware's
organized militia today began a.
camp for the purpose of rltle practice on
the stato range below New Castle.
Building Activity Promises
Eclipse Previous Years.
War's unsettloment does not seem to
affect the building operations at Atlantic
City. Tho projects that arc In course of
construction nnd those contemplated bid
fftlr to exceed previous years. Tho cause,
for such activity Is simply A caso of sup
ply and demand. During tho past season
not a single larg hotel was able to sup
ply the demand for accommodations and
waiting lists wero being conducted dur
ing tho entire season.
Tho apartment houses which wore con
stituted to take enro of the overflow were
taxed to their limit, which cave new
hope to tho owners and Induced capital
ists to Invest In several largo now build
ings which nre belngiconstructed.
Tho now $2,0(i0 000 improvement to tho
Hotel Trnymore, which him Just been
begun, Rave Impetus to hotel Improve
ment and was closely followed by the
contemplated Improvement to the Hotel
Rudolf. Tho lobby, exchange, etc.,
will occupy tho entire mezzanine floor
nnd the stories abovo will be dovoted to
sleeping rooms, An Innovation In sea
shoro planning will bo the roof garden,
which will cover the entire building. Tho
building will cost about $500,000, and was
dchtgned by V. D. Smith and V. M. Hen
derer, Atlantic City,
The plnns and specifications aro now
In tho hands of the builders. The bid?
will bo handed to the owner tomorrow
and the contract probably awardod be
fore tho end of tho week.
The addition to the board-walk, oc
cupying tho open space In front of tho
present hotel, will be 10 stories In height,
constructed of steel, brick and torra cotta,
very ornnte In design and of French
style of architecture.
LABOR UNION PAVORS LOAN
A demand that Councils mako every
effort to facilitate tho passage of the
$11,700,000 municipal loan to Inaugurate
civic improvements and provide employ
ment for Idle men was made In a reso
lution adopted by the Central Labor
Another resolution was adopted nsklng
the co-opcratlon of the Chamber of Com
merce with the Labor Forward Movement
Committee and the Central Labor Union
Fall and Winter Suitings
AWAITING YOUR INSPECTION is
a stock replete with the finest
foreign and domestic fabrics. Fortunately
all were bought before the war and at a
saving which we shall gladly share with
our customers as long as the present stock
In the raising of a. $1,000,000 fund to ad
vcrtlse and extend tho trade of Phila
delphia In all parts of tho World,
CHESTER HOME DESTROYED
Woman Saved by Neighbor, and Two
CHESTER, Pa., Sept, U. Tho home ot
Allen C. Donahoo at 1127 Highland ave
nuo was destroyed by Arc today. The
Iobs Is $3000, covered by Insurance. The
origin is a mystery. The following pei
sons were burned:
Miss Margaret Harvey, who resides at
the Donahoo home, burned on head anil
body Frederick Smith, member Kelton
Fire Company, burned hands and lacei
ated scalp; Hdward Canavan, Felton
fireman, burned hands.
Miss Harvey was carried from Uie
burning building by Frank Nester, Jr.,
n. neighbor. She was hurried to tho
Chester Hospital in an automobile. It
Is feared that slio Inhaled flames. Sho
was onveloped In flames when rescued
NEW FENCE BRINGS SHOTS
Carpenter Says He Wns Target Be
cause of Neighbor's Dispute.
In an argument over the erection of a
fence on his property, C532 Kast Kitten
house street, Oermantowti, Nlnclo Car
polio Is alleged to havo fired several shots
from bis revolver at Francisco lnnz.lo,
5463 East Illltcnhouso street. For this
offense he was held In 1800 ball for Court
today by Magistrate I'ennock.
Carpello alleged lanzzlo tried to place a
fence for a neighbor on Carpello's prop
erty. Ho remonstrated with tho car
penter, ho said, but Ianzzlo paid no at
tention to Ills complaint.
Ianzzlo declared he was placing tho
fence ns directed by Carpello's neighbor,
and that Carpono tired several shots from
an upstairs window.
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PORT OF PHILADELPHIA-'
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ItMerford fHr.),Kvan, Liverpool via Que- "fl
lown, paufcnHrn nun merciianuiB, dock, i .p
Annnnn lit V i flMnl v1H. Carina. TlA. HINf l
York, pdn-enrer nnd mfrchandIM, dftckfct '1
I'ier 10. North Vhre. S.4R ft. m, I
JolnnJI ol OlorKlf) (Nor.), Port Antonio, froU, V
Atlantic t'V"U Company.
rnitora (Nor.), Tort Antonio, fruit, Ub!tS 0-
Catherine cunfo (Nor.), Fort Antonio, frOtt,
Cunco Importing Company.
Ilayonne (It.), Meslnn, ballatt, Joeph CU
Persian, lioeion, pa'nnr ana raerenan
ilin, Merchants and Miner' Traaporutloa
Steamships to Arrive
Ko.tJsk Sept. 11 Stftmpn .....Oet. 1 'l
Pomeranian . .flept, IB XtilderdHc .....OaL It
Wot Point.... ept. 13 M. Mariner ...Out 1
Carthaginian .Hept. 21
pnriT nv Nrcw vnmr
oieamniups to Arrvra
Nnmo. From. ett4. 1
Krerlerlk Mil Chrlrtlanaaad ..flLH ''I
J'ntsOnm , ..Ilott-rtra . ....ffipt.1
l'utrla Marseilles JSepbS
Steamships to Lear
Name. For. D&tfl.
Ilntterilnm ..Hotterdam Btpt lit
St. Ixniln Liverpool .....Beptlu
Campania Liverpool ......HeptlB
l.i mm Naples flapt 1H
fclllu Liverpool ......Sept. 10
Aticnna Naplea ... fiept (
Touralne Havre flept 19
I'otsiiam HotHrdam .....FeptSS
Cretlo Naples ........Sept. 2J
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exelmniro market opened dull and about
15 cent lower at 4 9S for demand and 4.M
trw r.ililnq Iia ritdrllncr ttrnit ilnw An -1
estlnute of the nmount of jrold to be ea
portel this week ranged from $7,000,009
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Oliver, Underwood. Etc.
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Stationers, Printers, Ofilce Supplies
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Today two new productions
make their first public appear
ance to Philadclphians. Both
made by world-famous institu
tions, representing the highest
' quality, at a popular price are
sure to render real economic
service to Philadelphia.
One of these new articles is
EVENING C&&& LEDGER
for 1 Cent
We join with Philadelphians
today in presenting our most sin
cere compliments to the Curtis
management with our heartiest
wishes for the very early estab
lishment of the Evening Ledger
as one of the world's leading
Like the owners of the Evening
Ledger, we also announce today a
new addition to our line
A Genuine Aeolian
This instrument also is a new
product of a world-famous insti
tution the great Aeolian Com
pany, makers of the Pianola.
Every resource at their com
mand, every inventor, every arti
san in their twelve great fac
tories, every commercial advan
tage of such a vast organization,
was used to make this new model
the world's greatest popular
It is now for sale with several
other Aeolian models at
C. J. Heppe & Son
1117-1119 Chestnut St.
6th and Thompson Sts.
NEW FALL STYLES
of soft and stiff
Styles that you can recognize as far as you can
see the bats; and quality that will bear the closest
Men seem to appreciate our knick of helping each
man pick out the model he will like to wear.
JOHN B. STETSON COMPANY
lilt CHEST'S UT STREET
The remit of 22
The name plate on the
radiator Is not the only
reason It's a Haynet.
America's Greatest "L ght Six"
Appreciate that a factory
built car is always super
ior to an assembled car.
HMHf on exhibition this week jZsSMr I
E Specifications in Brief 4ui
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