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EVByiyq lbdqeb Philadelphia-, Wednesday, September ic, nit.
, A MOVING PICTURE
'Covernmont Geologist Describes
Activity of Only Active Vol-
cano In the United States.
In a re"1 'iiillelln tlio TJnllcil Slates
Geological Survey Blvcs a picture of
Mount Lassrn, tlio Ciillfornla vulcnno
that lias Ijcpii I" eruption slnco Inst May.
The ifP0'1 of "l0 "cllv,tles ot 1,l,s lll
niy active volcano lit the United States,
.ns written ' J. S- Ulllor, a Govern-mcnt,ScolnSl3t-
I'asscn 1'cn't 5Ir- D"ler
rcfert'0 no a volcanic moving pleture,"
rind he supe08'3 tlmt t,lu smoking moun
tain may prove- to bo one of tlio chief
ottractfoiis to Hie tourists who next year
fill' visit tlio Panaina-l'aclllc Imposition
si Sail FroiuMsco.
".Mount Hauler nnd .Mount Shnslti, tlio
beautiful i-oiu's ho much In evidence tu
i,(. trnvl'''' o" the I'aellle coast north of
Ban I'V.uirlsco." Mr. Dlllur pays III hla
lerort to the Oeologleal Survey, "arc now
iltidlnS ' up-to-ilalo rival In t.iissi-ii
Peak,' which Is plainly lit view fioni thu
railroad for many miles in the Sacra
incnlo Vnlhy between IlctUlliiK and Hod
Bluff. Lassen IVak Ifl In the couthetn
end of the Cascade llanse, and It stands
between tlir- Sierra Nevada on tlio south
east and tin Klamath .Mountains on thu
northwest. TIs lavas erupted In past
nires retell the tfiiri-illtieiltii Valley, on
the one sldi, anil on the other form a
tart of the vaet volcanic Held, one of
the greatest In the world, that Mtretrhes
jar tiews c.ilirornla, HreKon, Wimlilnj;.
ton ami Idaliu tu the Yellowstone National
"Of all portions of the Cascade Hiingo,
Lassen Peak null relulns the largest rem
nant of Its nrr vlKurotiH voleanlo energy.
Morgan and stipimn Hot Hprlnffs and
Bumpaes Hell, on the houlh, na well us
Hot Springs Valley and the bolting mud
Jako Tartarus, on tlio southeast, have Ioiik
dttracted tho nttentlon not only of Call
fnmlana. but to some extent of the tour.
jets, to whom the region Is growing more
accessible every year. If to these already
established attractions ho added a fre
quent occurrence of tho recent volcanic
ptaya of Lassen Peak, tho region will take,
Nth ranic among nature s wonderlands.
"But what Is tho nature of this new ac
tivity of Lassen? Is It really volcanic?
Will it soon dwlndlo and become wholly
quiescent, or. on the other hand. Is it the
precursor of a more profound eruption
llko that of Krakato.i? Tho excellent pho
tosrraphs thai have been taken of tho out
burst, especially those by (S. V. Mllford
ana the nerles by I!. K Loomls, of Viola,
liken fioin n point six miles northwest of
Lassen reals, leave little doubt In tlio
mind of an one familiar with voleanlo
phenomena that the outburst Is essentially
vokanlr. These photographs are striking
Iv similar lo those taken by Johnston.
Lavls, showing the progioss of an erup
tion hi the Llpurl Islands, whose volcanic
diameter N well known.
"Tlio eruct'on- of Lassen Peak began
May 30 at -..:m p. m., with an outburst
of stcdin Hiiiih. according to Potest Su
pervisor . J. ltii-hlng. continued about
ID niinuti-. Ii formed a crater In tho
jnmv-eov-i.il summit of Lns.sen, about
K hi )') fc t in extent, and covered tho
encircling Mem for a distance or POO feet
nltli a uinntle of ilark, wet ilu'st. Harvey
.Abbey, a tn ,-t ranger, visited tlio scene
tnd reiw'tr ii the facts.
"On the fn.lowlng day, at S a. m., nn-cthei-
.ru ill in oeeiiireil. anil on June S.
r. twek lati r. the third and much larger
outbreak to,,:; plac. n lasted i) min
utes, ii.ul the rolling column of ilenso1
bUek eumke ro.se to tho height of 2300
fett. slmii- were huih-d from the crn-
Itr. ami the lutvst Seivlce outlook house,
a fpiartei i i :i mile away on the tip-top
of Lass.n l'e.ik. was broken by some of
thi'ir,. ninck- ami smaller friiKinents iie
euniuUti'd i. i, mi ih,. ernler to a -"npth of
.-everal feet. The .lust and sulphurous
ptsciraril.,! .titlnard by thu wind were
ohierviil at .Mineial, t!iu forestry btutiiin.
Jid t!iedu.-t as noted llvo miles li-winil.
Foj-est raiu-. is who i.-i- in the nelgh
Iiorhoml f the ..ummit during the erup-tli-i
heard the nishlng steam and the
falling iink leit report no rumlillng or
FuMerraneiii noise,,-, eaith shocks, elee-tik-al
i.iiein.iii, na great heat bevond
that of stf.iiu.
T'lf inst was '"'netlcnlly cold when
It fell. i',iii4ieiUii volumes of water
weio elpct.,1. prohaiiiy wholly In the
form of Men i. The water condensing
from the Menu washed n -rully the
snow lo Iho mliacent lakelet, which oe
riiples wh.it prior to thin latest eruption
...... ,u , r,i reannieii as tlio .voungest
u.t, ui l.ie i.
CHILDRESS DAY AT FAIR
Nurses and Physicians Have Tents
On West Cheater Ground.
WEST CffKBTRtt, Pa., Sept. lG.-Thls Is
Children's Day at the falf of tho Chester
County Agricultural Association, at Its
grounds one mile east of this place, and
tho attendance Is the best on this day of
the (iVent for several years. Hundreds
of school pupils from nil sections of the
county nlo heie lo see tho sights as the
guests or the management, and all Is free
lo tlicni for the day, Including many of
tho niinispluclit fenlurcs of the midway.
All gitiiii'K of chance have been forbidden
and the undesirable fakers have been
The exhibits for the horso show, In
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UNION TRACTION TRIES
TO BLOCK TRANSIT
Continued from Pane 1
by the Union Tt action Company, the
urgent need for the establishment of tho
new high speed linos nnd for tho other
advantages arranged for the public by
t ho transit program still will exist nnd
they will hnvn tr. i. ..1....1....1 ...,,,
tT,.f ,. V. "; "iuiiieu wjwioiu
IJV..0-nt,,.r'lcl1011 ' ""any co-operation.
if this Beeotid alternative be adopted
both the Phihidelphla ttapld Transit
Company and the Union Traction (Join
jinny w II forfeit that protection which
is afforded them by the transit Diogtam
Hum isi ios or net ineome diverted to
tho high sper, ff, ftlll nK.,-M8t 0X!( ,)f
exchniige ticket revenue.
"Tho city has the legal authority, the
irinnnclnl ability nnd tho necessary ma
chinery to establish ndequnte tapld" tran
sit facilities and the people ImVe the
power to abolish oxclmngu tickets."
If nny nctlon liy the city bo deferred
until nfter the Union Traction Compativ
has agreed to the progumi, In- said, then
all thought of rapid titinslt may as Well
he abandoned, beeuusn that Would ho
the aritilvnlMit or giving the t.'nlon Trne
tlon Company the power of veto on tho
whine entei'piise. He continued:
o sra.vit'H'ANci: in piiotksth.
"Mitch htin been snld nbotit the protests
filed by various stockholders of the t'nlon
Ttaetion f'ompain. Thee plotests lose
.-Ignifleaneo they might othnrwle
ImVe when It Is reallznl that tln-y were
itMtiiheri In response to a cncular letter
containing an absolute misrepresentation
of a material fact.
"That circular stated to the Union Trac
tion stockholders that they should supply
funds not only for the extension nnd
equipment of existing lines, but 'for the
equipment of the now proposed elty-bullt
and owned system of rapid transit lines.'
"ft line never been proposed by any one
that tho tTnlon Traction stockholders
should contribute one dollar for the
equipment of nny clly-hullt or owned
system of rapid transit lines. The cost
or equipping these lines would be ap
proximately $12,0X),W), but the proposed
ngioemeiit with tho Jtaphl Trnttsll Com
pany provide.) that all funds for mat pur
pose shall he furnished by the Knpld
Transit Company, and nut by the l.'nlon
Traction Company. Th" only thing that
I'nlon Ttnctloli stockholders aie asked to
do Is to supply funds for the normal x
t'lislon of existing sUlface lines.
"The protests of the fnloli Traction
stockholders, thutefore, are protests
against a thing that hns never been
asked or r.uKgestod, and can luve no pos
sible force as a protest against the only
thing that has been suggested of asked."
An Illustration of the flight of Coun-
cMumnlc leaders In the face of the united
demand for tin iminediatn start In carry
ing mil the transit program wan given
at the mooting by Sele't I'oiitiellninn PM
wnrd V. Pntton, of the 27th Ward. Mr.
I'atlon. who is a incmhers of Councils'
Finance) Committee, appeared at the
meeting and proleslid his lo.wilty to the
Interests of the in nple nnd pledged lis
vote In the Finance I'ommlttee and on
tho floor of Councils' chamber to Iho
transit plans of Director Taylor.
Ho then displayed a letter sent out by
Kdward IJ, Martin, chairman of lha
Transit Committee of the United Busi
ness Men's Association, In which tho
voters of tho 27th Ward had been told to
demand of l'atton that ho define his at
titude on the transit situation and to
voo against him In Ids cnmpalgn for the
Stale Sennto If he did not favor tho
He charged that Councllmen were bvslnff
"coerced" to favor the transit plans In
this manner. Ills friends and foes Jumped
lo their feet Immediately, hut Mr. Mar
tin quieted things by apologizing for hav
ing misunderstood Pntton's altitude re
Charles L. l-'lttck Introduced the reso
lutions which were unanimously adopted,
expressing the gratification of the asso
ciation at tlio achievement of Director
Taylor's request for the KOODOO appropria
tion, unit pledging tho co-operation of
the association In the tight for rapid
WnttT II, Dertolot, president of thu
Northwest Business Men's Association,
tried In help the candidacy of Senator
Pent-os-- by telling tho business men at
tho meeting, that Penrose had had some-
tiling to d'j with Councils' leaders re
versing themselves In the matter of tho
$5W,mi) for the preliminary Work. Others
who pnke Weie Mil ward II. Martin, Kd
wln .1. Lafferty, iif Urn Logan Improve
ment Assoel.illnn: James J. Mullen, nf
the South I'tiHuiMphlti liusittess Men's
Association; fount ilninti James 12. Len
li'in, of the IV, t h wnrdj Kdward A. NoppeV
utiti State Senator tialx. "
charge of 1! Penn Smith, are on the
ground. The eompetit.uii Is Mrong In
every class and the n wards will be made
by the Judges an Inr us . possible to
morrow, the uotk helnir continued mi
I Friday It not coiiuileleii.
Norrl.t !'. Temple has a display of iVjO
of tlio llno3t fowls In the poultry division,
and the section for cattle was never better
lllleJ, animals helng there from many
States as well as fiom all Ecctlons of the
The women have a splendid exhibit or
preserves and handiwork of iimny kinds,
and have tents for the reception of
women visitors and the babies, a corps
of nurses being on hand to curu for the
latter while the parents view tho exhibits.
Physicians are on hand at a hospital tent,
asshitcd by the first aid corps of boys, 'all
trained, who have performed such duty
tit every big gathering here for years.
C?TJ o Trt&
CHESTER COUNTY FAIR
katoa blew up from the very base with
tremendous effect. There scums no good
reason at ptesent to fear 11 Krukatoan
outbreak at Lassen Peak, but tho part
of wisdom dictates a close watch.
"Kruptiuns, as a rule, break out sud
denly. Slshtscers will generally llntl tho
vlowpniut from which Loomls' photo
graphs weio taken close enough if the
mountain Is active, but If all Is quiet and
the seeker alter knowledge must seo tho
crater for himself he should bo sure to
ascend on the windward side, and ap
proach with caution."
TOBACCO NOT TURKISH
Country Where Much of It Grows
Now Greek or Bulgarian.
The former Turkish clgniettn tobacco
5C0il.ti.T3 over Iho pieccdlug year. Xat
ti rally, under tho now politic-ill and geo
graphical divisions of the tobacco fields
I strictly Tuiklsh exports In this line will
j bo materially reduced, whllo a corre
I spontllng Ktiln will take place in tho to-
tmcco exports from tho threo couutties
lo which Tuiklsh territory was ceded by
tho Treaty of Loudon.
The highest priced tobacco is from
Cavalla and Xantlil. While Camilla has
fallen to :rcoce. Nautili has passed un
der tlio control of tho Hulgurlans. For
the present Hie liulgarian authorities
have made no Important changes In tho
laws concerning the control titid expor
' ttlou of tobacco, but it is mild that a
Uutitnrinii monopoly may be established
Austria na the largest purchaser of
luiKlsli tobacco during the year ended
Match VS. l'.ll" Hiking 3S.7IS.fi7S nnunilH.
i ne 1 nueii suites was inn
SAN SALVADOR IS IN
NEED OF MORE TEACHERS
Arrangements Mnde to Obtain Di
rector and Assistant From
SAN SALVADOH, fc-nlvtidnr, Sept. It. In
a short time the tioverninent expects to
leoprit the normal schuol for men teach
ers, which was closed several years ago.
The shortage of Instructors has been
felt to 11 considerable detree. Arrange
ments have been tnndo to bring In a di
rector and assistants from Germany.
The normal school for girls continues
to prove Its value. This school Is In
el mrge of a Fruicli instructress. Inter
mediate nnd high school Instruction is
carried on In el;lit. schools In tho repub
lic, among which Is tho National Insti
tute. Tho number of matriculates In
these schools last year was 273.
RARE STONE LOCATED
May Be Able
ell vo eiuwt. r'ln, nnii.
cuter Is n. .t unite over tho throat of
he old hut i.s a f.-w hundred feet to
Pfllltmtil,.. 1.1 . .
; H, , : " "-poll, .r. inner says
1 mat tlio eruption Is visible In n, ,..,.
ramento v,n f,- a distance of about
!,' "1"!?' ;""' timt with hticcessivo erup
tions the 1 n .imI. ,. lu u. ,.. 1 "
initio ... . '"."""""w iirtii'
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Tit-. IMI-I Illft U1M(
;""'" ' ''. Air. Ulller
-"-"1 I ll'ir Ill'tlVlf V MlhnUL- I t.
BnmpjM H.n. ,. , ,lUvaV8 futnlnffi
mi tl.Hnm molten prnducts." Mr.
fonnL,"",'m",'"' "l,',v" ,,po rM""'
cornet,,,,, ,n, ... recent eruptions of
lawn ,.,k ,-,. ,.JOt.od ,U8t ns f
"th V "I!G"' r'",n u" "'""nation
lie I , "' ",",K'1 ,P,,S' ''s ,llsln'
rat L, ",,lv" !''" dnc-lto, perhaps In
J! . ;r'"",' Tlu. quarts ami n.-
Elm' '"," KlUMKy 'W'r mo
Wb : ,r. , '""'"''ende. uuglto ami
the ja'.,,". ' ,, """ '"'t so ahundaiit in
aralmit ', "re '''ss ov'dent. All o.
vonSr, ,,"'U' " "p""''iPhic mlcroacme
the ex I ., .. '" l""v"-l8 nctlutt of
Wi-li Inn ' , ," r"CKa """OUK"
...,iifj, Him mu ine
lve expansion of eases
W'lIU fllil linvf Ini, ..
Ilelds In Kui-onean Turkey have been 1 i,.pl. i,,!,!,,.. -n ito ton ..,.., ,.i. ,,..,.
of these countries buy heavilv of tlm
divided ut between tirooco uud Bui
satin, according to Vice Consul lleneral
Helzer, of Conalantlnople. Tobacco was
tin' principal item In the exports to the
I'nlti-il States from Turkey during 101,'i
unil amounted to $10,707,SS7, 11 gain of
niKU-priceii uavulla tobacco, and. In
fact. Cavalla furnished S3 per cenl. of
the total amount of tobacco exported
from Turkey during the vem ended
March X3. 19 Uf.
J. V. Lowninn, a mineralogist of Nash
ville, Tcnn.. says that he found in Mor
gan County. Ala., what he hollows Is a
llrst-class lithographing stone.
Mr. Lowman will sthlp specimens to a
lithographing house at Memphis, Tenn..
for the purpose of having the stono thor
oughly tested, and In the event It ptnves
to bo what he thinks It s a company will
bo organized to mine the stono and place
it on tho market.
Tho lithographing stone of tho woild
comes principally from liavuria, Cerinam. !
This makes It quite expensive to trans- I
port to this country, even In time of !
peace, nnti now that all Kurope Is at war
it is Imposslblo to Import It Into this
country at all.
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Ktently risen In tho
ali Is evident from the
It lias oiil-o cold, now
-iennilng. When R 14
Mel'O on tho inminlnlii In
' 'Hd down tho snnn.iYint
Hilt I'reek ..i. ...... ......
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heat In ,1. l"'' ' "',0 W o HlBU of
''lie toikv "l""lt f Lamioii Peak.
ly wnj ,7, '"'!'", "! t"(, P"- struck
am wpei-h "l"i',",,lB ,u",'" Btoruuj
mw ili ;.:. .fUbri. 1,or" mero
iingnrm-, is Bttll at
little lubo is thcro
are neui ' , .' " '"-at and tho crater
"' new ' ,,, , 'sl""s tPll! '"0 that
r en.,1,. ."" l-? "I'Piaied Willi tho
'Iter i,, , . '"" . "'' f.u-t that tliti
?.'aot j ,.,',;;,.. 'Vut. til0 mouiilalu
l"t tho ,."," "0l,c- indteutps
'? Joes t ', '''"'I'eraturo U local.
flh La.e i It.. U "u .al0'10 c1l tell
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1020 Chestnut St.
The Hires Building, 210 North Broad
Street, right in the heart of downtown is
THE SITUATION is ideal for either
manufacturing or commercial purposes,
THE BUILDING is five stories and
basement, containing eipproximately
45,000 square feet of floor space. All
well lighted and available. There are two
elevators; also a rear delivery entrance on
A FIVE-YEAR LEASE of this valu.
able property at an attractive figure makes
this opportunity worth investigating,
-y-, m ., firm s,ti i-hitu. i
ff-p-yyliaflJMWteft'iiiii'ni ,-v vomv
Store Opens 8.00 A. M.
Stove Closes r,..W P. M.
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Grand Organ Recitals 9, 11 and 5.15
Amimioiuiiniees for Tmnirrw
Nearly 000 pasr of women's 'mil shags to be sold at
special pnces$3, $2 and $3.25.
(Main Floor, Market nnd Subway Gallery)
200 new Oriental rags, MossooSs, Shiraz, Quindjes,
Cabestans and Beluchistans, average size afooMt
3x6, special at $5.75, $2.2B, S1I1I.SS and
so on nap to $22.50.
A special sale of young women's English top coats made
in London to omir own order, in 16 and BS
year sizes. For gelf field and alS
outing" wear, at $10 each.
(Second Floor, Chestnut)
The arrival of some very pretty new white wash waists
for women to sell at $2.50 each, and upward.
(Third Floor, Central)
fldSO toys' Balmacaan style overcoats in weather-proof ed
fabrics, at prices about one half of usual$5 for
tweeds and $7.50 for veloup finish pfiaids.
(Oituway t loor, MaeM)
A special disposal of new pillow cases of Irish linen, var
iously embroidered, priced at $1.85,
$2.75 and $3.50 a pair. "
(Pint Floor, Chestnut)
Disposal of 850 women's new tailored suits, samples of
early winter styles, marked specially at $17.50.
Also at the same place, 75 new Redin
gote suits of diagonal cheviot.
(Firt Floor, Central)
Fine choice of new plaid blankets, favored specially for
college use. AH wool at $8 and $8.50 a pair in
double feed size; part wool, $5 a pair;
(Fifth Fluor, Market
h little disposal of lace remnantsiacs and ehiffemat
pJmui half their usual prices.
(Jmm Floor, Graud CuhpIJ
Arrival of women's washable gloves for autumn wear
Qtamois $1 and $3.55 a pair; long white doeskin
gloves $1.85 to $a.7Fa pair. Washable '
leather gloves at $3.50 and $2.25.
(Muin Floor, Central)