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BRITISH AIM NOT
TO CRUSH GERMANY
WITH PEACE TERMS
Drastic Policy Against Brit
ons' Interest, Says Corre
spondent Russian Des
potism as Bad as German
LONDON, Sept. 1G.
W'lille Ihuslnnd Is cementing (Irmly her
alliances with Prunco Mid Hlissla In the
present lonlllct, It will not !u to her
UitcK'it to "le Cleimaiiy oft tho tnnp."
A ciltlcal observer here, who linn Keen
years of hcivIoo ns a war coi respondent,
ajs. 'It Is no l""t oC Hrltlsh policy to
jrrinii the Herman facu utttily Into tho
dust, after Oernmny has heeti thoroughly
tctttcn In tlie Held of war. It will be to
nobodv'fl real Intci est to substitute Hus
sion despotism for German militarism In
i:ure)c The latter must and will ho
crushed, but then It will bo to the gen
et nl Intel est of tho world to nccord peaco
conditions which will still leave Uurmany
(tlf-icspectlni; and strong.
'it Is tins policy which lies at the bot
tom of out stietiilous rcsolvn to creato a
ltlK iim that will bo In lino fotm and
fine condition nnout me umo mo con
nuciInK Towers have to consider peace
conditions With this nimy. which will
number not less than TSO.OCO men, and
her continued command of tho sea, Riir
inml will be In a position to dominate tho
"July Is bound to cotno to the sldo
of the njrlo-ritncli-ltusslan allies. At
this moment she Is looking for a pretext
foi this crovviilns ttcason to her Triple
Alliance associates, Germany and Austria
WORK IS BEGUN ON NEW
FRANKFORD HIGH SCHOOL
Country Club Leveled to Make Way
for $058,273 Building.
With the leveling of tho Fiankford
Country Club, located on property bound
ed by Oxfmd avenue, Ilanlson, Oak
land nml WnkclltiK stitets, work began
todi on the new Frankford MkIi
School The new lmlldliic will ho erected
near the coiner of Harrison and Oak
land streets, fronting toward Oxford
avenue, although .1 wide expanse of lawn
will separate It from that street. The
cost of the building js to he JC)8,273. of
which JIOSOOO will hef xpendnd upon tho
erection of the structuio and tho re
mainder for heating, plumbing and elec
The building, which will bo for both
bojs and Mh Is to nave special fea
tures In the form of an audltoilutn, gal
lerj, udml llstintlon suites Indoor and
ciitdooi nmusluins and locker and
The milii anpimch to the iiii,lln r-nii
Oxfoid t,trcct will divide tho structure
Into two pnrts, tho one, for boys, will bo
on me uarnson sireel side, while tho
others, foi slrls, will ou on tho Oakland
street side A centi.il tower will rise to
a considerable lelsht above tho building,
ulille the auditorium, located on the main
floor, will have a distinguishing high
school fcntuie In that It I to have a
matins uipatlty of 1200 with a gnlloiy
entrance in addition to that on tho niali'v
lloor The stage of the auditorium will)
hold KO pei sons
The new school will have a domestic
and household economy department for
girls and u machine and wood shop for
bo j s,
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CHILDREN'S DAY AT FAIR
Nurses rmd Physicians Have Tents
On West Cheater Ground.
WLST CHKSTCtt, Pa., Sept. W.-Thls Is
Children's Bay at tho fair of tho Chester
County ARilculturat Association, at Its
lounds one tnllo cast of this place, nnd
he nttendanco Is the best on this day of
the uvent for several years. Hundreds
of school pupils from nil sections of the
county arc hero to see the sights as tho
gnosis of the management, and nit Is frco
to them for the day, Including many of
the amusement features of tho midway.
All games of chance have been forbidden
nnd the undesirable fakers liavo been
Tho exhibits for the horse show, In
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"Cp 1 CHESTER-J JW
ORIENTAL STUDENTS ARRIVE
Nine Chinese Girls Will Wear Na
tive Costumes In American Schools.
XEW yon If, Sept. icxino Chinese
Klrl students arrived here yesterday to
enter American schools uh tho winds of
their Government. These, aio tho Hist
women to henctlt from the American In
demnity fund which tho Chinese Govern
ment set aside lor educational purposes
from the ll.ow,X 1 omitted by the Unlteit
Etatu (Jovcinment lrom the elamnges
ouh 1,11 nicount of tlu Hoser upilslns.
Th" nltif gills will suiv at tho Voting
v 0111,111 m Ohilst'iiu s.bOil.Uloii. at l.e
Inston avenue .mil ;si tticet. until they
ie so' 1 tn tin various picp.iraioiy
tihoult Thi all Iihvi pa&scil colle.ffo
iitruiiic oxninlii.itluns In nnrfllsli, matli
fnntli s and liitiguases.
The- liav,. aeiecd not to dlecaid their
riatlve I'hlmto tustuino, Mo3t if the
Rlrli Kime from Shanghai and ate
uauRhters Uf Chtneso pastors of China
missionary ehurches Their names aro
3Ie Tuii- Tln', Vuoh lung Vang. Vong
I'lnK 1.1 p. Ig Dan Zaii, Zot-ii Tien Wang,
Uoeu T-ung Tsang, Ling Sing, V. I.ltiB
Ton Itiing Tsuh 'Jung, 5Io lung Ilau
and -i.i'i u ruin
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7 ZOtT COP JK71A-
charge of It. I'onn Smith, are on the
ground. The competition Is strong In
every class and tho awards will be made
by the judges as far as possible to
morinw, the worlt being continued on
Friday If not completed.
NurrlB 1 Temple has a display of COO
of the llnest fowls In the poultr.v division,
and the s.-ctiou for cattle was never butter
tilled, animals being there from many
Status as well as lrom all sections of the
Tho women hnve a splendid exhibit of
picscives and handhvoik of many kinds,
and have tents for the reception of
women visitors and tho babies, a corns
i of muses being on hand to c.iro for the
latter while the parents view the exhibits.
1 I'livslclans are on hand nt a hospital tent.
nssisien iiy tiic Ilrst aid cuius of boys, all
trained, who have performed such duty
at every big gathering here for years.
CHESTER COUNTY FAIR
BLAZING RAILWAY TIES
LEAD TO EXPLOSION REPORT
Toweiman Heard Blast When He De
lepra te, explosion in the trcifiht
jards ui tin, P. u. rt. t Jlst and Hptlng
JiBidtii btreets thld noon, brought out a
lumber of engines from the West IMiila
'flpl'la dlstiiet. The "explosion" turned
out to bo a u pile, of smoking railway
"' Mjei-.d with cieosote, which weie
t on lc, ,v tln aa of tno aun
rumn,. ?U1""V BUe, for tl10 "'Plosion
hrS I Js,t,,", ract t,,nl 1, snwKe w
ardsM'f.11 i,y u "" the fi eight
volume 1 ,,n1P,".nea to fce0 ,,, ffeat
volume or siuok,, Immediately after h.iar.
I,.A r-"1 rtl'ort 'rom a nearby building
fire v.,. ' .',l,, "l"y wero '"'as'lnK. The
0' .he0e:n',Ca hCtl U,e "rrlVul
USEFUL LAUNDRY OUTFIT
FOR BACHELOR GIRL
Necessary Articles May Be Purchased
With Little Outlay.
The bachelor girl who looks with tho
eyes of desire on the lingerie blouse and
turns away to purchase something plain
nnd practical, should acnulro a laundry
outfit of her own.
A little practice, and she would find
heiself, like Trilby, ejuite fascinated by
the laundress' ait nnd able to rival the
skill of the professional blachlssese de
To make It an artistic achievement in
stead of an unpleasant tn"k one must
have the right pharnpheinalla.
There Is a little wnshboard thut nts
In a busin nnd henrs the rather frivolous
namo of "Daisy" that costs only 10 cents.
A small elotheis-rack that folds and
tikes up veij llttlo closet room means an
outlay of fiftv cents.
And then there Is a board, neither very
broad nor long, something that enn bo
ugej on a tiunk, or placed, betwt.cn two
chairs whllo 01m Irons from a third. 33
cents will buy one.
Theie are electric Irons and nlpohol
Irons and humdrum every day Irons for
the alcohol 01 gas stove.
Lingerie blouses that would come back
tntteied and torn from tho ordinary
laundre'Ss can he worn for many moons
before they show any signs of ago.
CZAR MAY FREE PRISONERS
Reported General Amnesty to All
PnTItOGRAD, Sept, 1G.
Reports from a sourco consldcied re
liable ate that Czar Nicholas is about to
grant general amnesty to all political
pilsoners throughout Russia
This action will free thousands of men
and women who have been confined In
prisons In Russia or compelled to woik in
tho Siberian mines.
AMERICAN WOMEN GLAD TO
PERFORM MENIAL WAR TASKS
Mrs. W. K. Vanderbllt and Mrs. H.
Harjes Work in Hospital Kitchen.
PARIS Sept IS.
In an account In Ia Guerre Soclale of
tho admirable work being done by Mnv.
W. K. "Vanderbllt, Mrs. Herman Harjes
and other social leaders of the American
colony, details .110 given of a visit paid
last b'unda by General Guillen! and M.
Urlnnd, Minister of Justice, to tho
Pasteur High School, where the Ameri
can Red Cross Hospital activities have
General Galllcnl and M. Hrland saw at
first hand what had been witnessed by
many vlsltois to the Arnerlcnn hospital
Mis. Vanderbllt, Mrs. Harjes, In fact all
tho prominent American women now
hero, with olbovvs bared and hands in
soap suds doing menial kitchen work
when they wero not doing actual nursing
besldo the cots of wounded soldiers.
"These ladles." continues La Guerre
Soclale, "could have done what a great
many others, not Americans, did: they
could have lied panic-stricken at tho first
scare of a fortnight ago, feeling, as those
who deserted the city did, that their
fortunes would afford them no protection
against exploding bombs fiom the Taube
"Hut theso brave women of America
remained with us to work among ter
rible scenes day and night.
"Every day at 8 o'clock In the morning
Mrs. Vanderbllt begins her day by mak
ing a personal visit to the cots of th
wounded. Her unlet, reassuring smile
greets each sufferer in turn, to each sho
I speaks a word of hope and sj mpathy
I and then, with tho other American ladies,
she takes up her dally duties which so
often aro of the humblest.
DISEASE RAVAGES ALBANIA
Smallpo Prevails i Many Villages.
Ttlfnin.i. , HOMB, Sept. 16.
"Fmnii, , ,,U) Messagero aj's:
Wlitatlon e's, T,i"poK are waiting the
hi ,:.".' ei,!'ttlalv the refugees fiom
uti: ,b, ''.' BPru.. Many
donket v" V' V""'?1 l0K distances on
under nTi,.' a"","1C11 merely burled
U sai.i if l c,,'Vl!'1"S of earth This, It
"MM l-u to tho pestilential outbreak."
The Hires Building, 2 1 0 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 approximately
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.
U 3. I H I II J K
"t ilu the rfHl" HEST!
Eu.tmun Kodak Co
1020 Chestnut St.
j"-" City Store-nm irdalU
210 No. Broad Street
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UNION TRACTION TRIES
TO BLOCK TRANSIT
Continued from Pars 1
by tho Union Traction Company, the
urgent need for the establishment of the
now high speed lines and for the other
advantages arranged for the- public by
the transit program still will exist nnd
t'nlnnWTl..,MVe lA' bc "''"' without
t ,?, cllon Company co-operation.
hii. .1 "IH6 nlernave be adopted
Cnmn.r T' n.,c,pl,,n P'1 Transit
m' 'B"M1H",',h' '"'"n Traction Com
panjw II forfeit that protection which
Is nfforded them by (he transit program
ngalnst lots of net Income diverted to
tho high speed lit, and against loss of
exchange tieuef ii.vai.iia
"The city lias the IckoI authority, the
financial ablllt nnd the tieoe-Miiry ma
chinery to establish adP.iunte rapid tran
sit facilities and the people have the
11UWIT in iiiii.iiin exchange tickets"
If any nrtlnn by the city be deferred
nntll after tho t'nlon Ti notion Company
has agreed to the program, he said, then
all thought of ranld transit nm as well
lie nbondoned, beentKo that would be
tho equivalent of RlvlnR the Union Trac
Ion Company the poner of veto on the
whole enterprise. He rontlmicil:
NO HiajflFlCA.VCL' l.V l'HOTi:.ST
"Much ban been said about tho protests
filed by various stockholders uf the Union
Traction Compttn. Tli. s piolests lose
r.n idftnMlcarice tiiev miKi,t otherwise
have when It Is realizid that they were
obtained In response tn n clrc'tl.tr letter
containing an absolute mlsveprcaentallon
of a material fact.
"That circular stated to tho Union Trac
tion stockholders that they should supply
funds not only for tho extension nnd
equipment of exItUmt lines, but 'for tho
equipment of the now proposed clty-bullt
anil owneu sysiem oi rapiu uuimi iii,.n.
"It has never been proposed by any one
that the Union Traction stockholders
should contribute one dollar for the
equipment nf any clty-bullt or owned
system of rapid transit lines. The cost
of equlppltiB these lines would bo ap
proximately 112,000,000, but the proposed
agreement with the Itapld Transit Com
pany provides that all funds for that pur
pose shttl he furnished b.v tne Itapld
Trsnslt Company, nnd not by the Union
Traction Compiuiv The only thlnn that
Union Traction stockholders are asked to
do Is to supply funds for tho normal ex
tension of elotliiK surface lines
"The protests ut the inlon Traction
stockholders, therefore, are protests
against a thing thnt has never been
asked or suggested, and can hive no pos
sible force ns n protest against thu only
thing that has been suggested or tusked."
An illustration of the fright of f'ottn
cllmuulc lenders In the face of tho united
demand for nn immediate start In carry
ing out the transit proginm wbb given
nt the melting by Select t'out.cllman Ud-w-ard
V. Patton, of the 27th Ward. Mr.
Pattern, who Is a members uf Councils'
Finance Committee, appeared at the
meeting and protested his lovnlty to the
Interests of the people and pledged his
vote In the Finance Committee and on
the floor of Councils' chamber to tho"
transit plans uf Director Taylor
Ho then displayed a letter sent out by
Udwarct U. Martin, chairman of tho
Transit Committee of tho United llusl
ness Men's Association, In which Iho
voters of Iho 27th Ward had been lolil to
demand of Patton that he define His at
tltudo on the transit situation nnd to
vdu ngnlnst him In Ills campaign for Hie
Stnte Senate If lio iltd not favor tho
He charged thnt . ouncllmcn were Iwllifr
"coerced" to favor the transit plans In
this manner. Ills fi lends nnd foes Jumped
to their feet Immediate!!, but Mr. Mar
tin ijulrtf.i1 things by npologlrlng for hav
Inn misunderstood Patton's attitude re
Charles I. Pluck Introduced tho roro
Ititlonn which were iliinhlmolisly sdoptcd,
expressing the gratification of the bsuj
elation nt the achievement of Director
Tavloi's request for the W)iK)0 npproprht
Hull, and pledging the eo-operntlon of
the association In tho fight for rap.d
Walter 15 Uertnlel, president of tit
Northwest lltislne-" Men's Asoulnllur
tiled to help the candidacy of Sennt -Penrose
hv telling the buslne men nt
tin meeting, thnt Penrose had hid soni -thing
to di with CoiiiiiIIh' leaders n
versing theiiisdves in the matter of tito
fjOOOuo for the prellmlnar.v work (Jtheis
who "poke weie IMvvard 1! Martin. I'M
wln .f. Inffirtv, ,r tne Logan Impiov
ment AbsopI itlon .Iitm ,J Mullen, of
the South Phlladr Iplna Huslncs" Menu
Af-soclallon, Chiiik iluuin .lamis n Lcn
non, nf the 2Cth wnnl Udward A N'oppel
nnu State Kenatoi Ualx
Store Opens 8.30 A. M.
Store Closes 5.30 P. M.
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Grand Organ Recitals 9, 11 and 5.15
THE WANAMAKER STOE
Ainiinioiuiinices for Tomorrow
Nearly 8000 pair of women's faSfl shoes to foe soldi atf
special prices $1 $2 acid $3,25.
(Mtlin Floor, Market and Subway Gallery)
200 new Orientei inmgs, Mossoyfs, SSnaraz. uiuninnLije
aoesitamis ano oenMcniisuaims, average size aBomt
3x6, special at $B.7S. $10.25, $U.SB aod
so on up to $22.50.
A special sale of young women's English top coats mraade
m London to our own order, in 16" and IS
year sizes. For golf fie!d and all
outing wear, at $B0 each.
(Second Floor, Chestnut)
The arrival of some very loretty new white wash waists
for women to sell at $2.50 each, and upward.
(Third Floor, Central)
160 boys' Bafimacaan style overcoats in weather-proofed
fabrics, at prices about one half of ustuai$S for
tweeds and $7.50 for velour finish pSaids.
(Subu-ay Floo), Market)
A special disposal of new pillow cases of Irish linen, var
iously embroidered, priced at $1815,
$2.75 and $3.50 a pair.
(First Floor, Chestnut)
il of 850 women's new tailored suits, samples o
early winter styles, marked specially at $17.50.
Also at the same place, 75 new Redisi
gote suits of diagonal cheviot.
(First Floor, Central)
Fine choice of new plaid blankets, favored SEeciaiiy for
college use. All wool at $8 and $8 JO a 'mlf in
double bed size; part wool, $B a nairT
(Fifth Floor, Murhet)
A little disposal of lace remnants -iaee Eld gt3iffonat
about half their usual prices.
(Main Floor, Grand Court)
Arrival of women's washabJe gioves for autumn wear.
Chamois $1 and $3.35 a pair; long white doMkin
gloves $1.85 to $2.75 a pair, Washable
leather gloves at $3.50 and $2.25.
(Main Floor, Central)
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