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EVftNlNO LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, THIXRSDAY, DECEMBER Mt 1014
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DISPENSING CHRISTMAS CHEER TO TIJE KIDMES OF PHILADELPHIA
HOSPITALS WILL BE
HAVENS OF JOY ON
BY MINING DUKE
ON BELGIAN LINE
Patients, Young and Old,
Will Have Gifts and En
tertainments Doctors to
Act Santa Claus.
Hospitals throughout tho city nnJ tlio
ntillvlnir districts have tnken on an air
' of gnlety and Christmas festivity which
O k . Istntemcnt that these
h U' i """ 1ro dreary abodes
or doom and sau
nas. Wards are be
ijh Vi'liSS InR decorated with
"i A.IriilrTBk cheerful holly and
mistletoe, trees 'arc
I belli? erected, and
many of tho nurses
and doctors will
clmtiKo their white
hospital garb for tho
jolly red of a Santa
Clautf suit In order
to malic happy tlioso
juvenile patients who will bo confined to
their beds on Clir'stmas Day.
At tho Pennsylvania Hospital elaborato
preparations are under way. Dr. Thomas
V. Harris will Impersonate Santa Claus
nd will distribute sifts to the "kiddles"
from a larpe hospital truck. Turkey din
ners will be served tomorrow to all who
are not too 111 to partnko of them and a
number of Christmas trees have been
Dr. Oscar Abrahamsohn, who Is known
as Professor Santa Claus, will bo the
chief figure In the Christmas celebration
at the University Hospital. Several days
dro Dr. Abrahamsohn made the rounds
of all of the beds, asking each occupant
what plans he had made for Christmas.
If the answer showed that they had no
prospect of enjoying; a Christmas dinner
Doctor Abrahamsohn quietly placed some
money In tho patient's hand with a
"Don't worry, there's enough to buy a
Christmas dinner for those at homo."
In addition to this ceneroslty Doctor
Abrahamsohn will distribute GOO Rifts to
the grownup patients and 200 to tho chil
dren. Twenty trees ara to bo placed In
the various wards, two In each of the
two children's wards by tho Christmas
and Easter committee of the hospital. A
turkey dinner will nlso bo served.
At tho Presbyterian Hospital, 39th street
and Powclton nvenUc, Miss Caroline
llllnc, director of tho nurses, has been
drilling alt the, white and blue linen
ladles under her supervision In tho Blne
lne of Christmas carols. At 5 In the
morning they will -visit each wnrd and
Bint? beautiful hymns'. Other Christmas
festivities will follow later in tho day.
The children's, women's nnd men's
wards of the AVost Philadelphia Homeo
pathic Hospital wilt each bo decorated
with twe Christmas trees. Gifts wIlKbe
distributed and a sumptuous dlnnor
For all tho "kiddles' at tho Samaritan
Hospital, Broad and Ontario streets, a
Btoukiug will be filled, containing candles
of the good and pure kind, oranges and
toys. A beautiful trco is being set up
In their ward, and If all of the plans
mature1, tomorrow will bo a day of unal
loyed Joy for the Uttlo patients.
Extensive arrangement? have been made
at Ft, Timothy's, Ilbxborough. The young
ladies of tho Junior Aid have not only
provided the trees that are to bo erected
In the five wards and the nurses' home,
but they are also doing the decorating.
Tho Ladlss' Aid Society will furnish Ice
cream tn give each patient a largo por
tion. In addition, each child will receive
a gift and the employes will also be re
membered. The 300 children at the Philadelphia
General Hospital oro to be given the
time of their lives. Everything from a
Santa Claus to a vaudeville entertain
ment In the amphitheatre of the operat
ing room Is to.be theirs. There will be
seven large trees and 12 small ones
placed throughout tho hospital and no
atone Is being left unturned to make
ChrlBtmas of 1914 a day not to be fort
The hanging of the stockings Is a cus
tom which obtains In the children's ward
of the Mt. Slnal Hospital. From the
white crib of each and every "kiddle"
who lies down tonight a little sock will
descend and when everything Is as still
as a mouse, Superintendent Joseph Jesse
will creep In and All them up to the very
top. Tomorrow Jacob D. Lit, president
of the hospital, will pay his annual visit.
He will come laden' with toys enouali for
rll, A turkey dinner will also be a
i oaturo of the celebrations at tho hos-
A brilliantly decorated tree will bo
placed in each ward of the Germantown
Hospital and there Is tc be a Santa
Claus for each ward, too, No patient,
from the oldest to the. youngest, will be
forgotten In the distribution of gifts.
St Peter's Protestant Church choir will
sing Christmas carols InUhe early morn
ing. Youngsters at the Wtdener Memorial
for Crippled Children are eagerly look
ing forward to tha annual visit of P. A.
B. Wldener and his family, who come
every Christmas, bringing bundles of
toys, dolls and candy. Thla year a brass
band will furnish music for the children.
For weeks the children at St. Chris.
; topher'a Hospital, Kensington, have been
: swamping Banta's mall bag with re
; quests. Miss Anna T. Jeffries, general
i superintendent of the hospital, has seen
to it that no youngster's appeal goen un
answered. Trees have been placed In all
the wards and there will be a Kris
Tha Episcopal Hospital has left nothing
undone to make Christmas a big day
there. Beginning at 5 In the morning the
nurses will sing the Christmas carols
; and this will be followed by all sorts of
I Christmas celebrations, not the least of
them being a big turkey dinner.
EMERGENCY AID TO CLOTHE
A THOUSAND POOR CHILDREN
Part of Councils' $50,000 Belief Ap
propriation May Be Used.
Ono thousand poor children, who have
been unable to attend school because
they have no shoes or warps slothing,
will be property clothed by the Kmergency
AU Committee. The task will be under
taker, by the Home Relief Department.
Mrs. J. Will Is Martin, vUa president of
, the committee1, said that should the pre-'
eat funds laid aside for the purpose run
hiwt It would be necessary ta use part
dt Uu tSQ.o appropriated by Council.
The committee will seek tie aid of the
Board of Btfucuu In tie work. Mrs.
John O. Qraome, head wf tot Howe R.
lint Department, has advteed Besry J.
tMv8, kuii iutjwl&t of the Beard at
Compulsory education, of ta plana of
lu uuy casas tb children have no
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The Volunteers of America made many a heart glad today when its officers and regulars in the ranks gave Christmas gifts to thousands of those
force of circumstances without holiday joy. Colonel Alice V. Herron is shown as Lady Bountiful an'dSanta Claus combined in one.
IN SANTA CLAUS STORE
12,000 Gifts for Poor, Christmas
Contribution of ledger Ilcnder.
"What have we got that Is suitable for
n llttlo girl fi months old?
"X)o you think a boy of 10'would lllco a
sled or a pair of roller skates tho best?
"Is a child of 3 too young for a box
"Watch out and don't Bend duplicates
to children In the same family."
If you think distributing a heterogene
ous collection of some 10,000. or 12.000 toys,
books, dolls and games amung E000 chil
dren Is a sinecure, particularly when the
aim of the distributors Is to give the
maximum amount of pleasure to each
nnd every one of the SOOO, then you ought
to drop In at the Santn, Clau? Storehouse,
at 60S Chestnut street, and watch the
Santa Clnus Lndy anil her two dozen ns
slatnnta at work wrapping and assorting
nil of tho .contf Ibuflons which have been
jent In during the last tew weeks by gen
erous children of Philadelphia.
With hands Hying with kaleidoscopic
rapidity, the workers at tho Storehouse
are so busy tying up the packages that
they scarcely havo the tlmo to take In
the gifts belated contributors are bring
ing In at the last minute, nnd no moro
does a table become cleared of Its con
tents than presto) It la filled acaln.
The Santa Clnus Lady counted 10 000
donations yesterday, nnd then sho stopped
from sheer weariness. It Is estimated
that nt least 12.003 have been sent In. Each
and every poor child nnd tho names of
thousaiidn have been submitted by tho
churches will receive q toy, n stocking
and a box of candy. Tn the case of prac
tically every one of these'-chlldren this
gift will be tha only reminder that Js
given them of Christmas.
Generous, sympathetic,' big-hearted Phil
adelphia and Pennsylvania children, who
responded so" overwhelmingly to the ap
peal sent out by the Public I.Eponn
Santa Claus Club, are responsible for-thls
splendid charily, the like of which has,
perhaps, never been equaled before.
Early tomorrow morning. t8 Public
IiGnacR nnd Evening: Ledcikh automo
biles will carry tho toys to their destina
tion, and tbus complete the good work.
AUSTRIAN SINK ALLIES'
SUBMARINE, IS REPORT
AMSTERDAM. Pec, 21. The newspa
pers of Germany aro making much capi
tal of Hie fact that one of the enemy's
submarines has been sunk.
The 'Deutsches Tagezeltung says that
the sinking of a submarine by the Aus
trian coogt batteries Is without a prece
dent. Despite the fact that part of this mes
sage has been struck out by tha Kngllsh
censors. It Is evident that It refers to
an action between the allied fleet In the
Adriatic and tha Austrian fortifications,
either at Pola, at the southern tip of the
Istrlan ' peninsula, or In the region of
PUNISH HIGH SCHOOL BOYS
Seat Back ta Class for Disorder at
Students of the Central High 8hol,
Broad aqd O rein streets, became so
boisterous at tha annual ChrUtmas nT
tertalnment held in the auditorium of
thu eohool today that, three numbers on.
thq program. Including an address by
Doctor Thompson, president of the school,
As a punishment for the disorder Doc
tor Thompson sent all tha boys bask to
their clauses. They wera compelled to
remain in el ass Uta remainder of tha
school day. Qrdiattrilr m the day be
fore ChrUtmas thy ara peftBtttad to go
bme immediately after the estwtaiu
mast. Mas, fels zsr gmq&ao
CHICAGO, Dee. Hw. "Mk Pels,
Mw of the Pfallaenfohlw phUantUropUt.
sold In an addles te mawhare of th
Woman's Party of Cook Couat that "alt
suffracUU sbould be Uit taJtere "
8h aaiii aiugle mart were growing
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YULE SPIRIT BRINGS
A MERRY CHRISTMAS
TO MEN IN TRENCHES
Traditional Mood of Joyous
Season Prevails at Front,
Even if Substance Is Lack
ing. By WILLIAM MAXWELL
CENTRAL. FItANCB, Deo. 21.
Wo tiro not going to spend Christmas
in Ilerlln, nnd the Germans certainly are
not going to spend Christmas In Paris
and London, as they Imagined four
months ago. Yet we shall spend It to
getherwo In cur trenches, -they In
It has been my fortune to spend two
Chrtstmnses under conditions of, war.
The first was In the siege of Lndytmlth;
the second In the Japanese trenches out
side Port Arthur Ladysmlth had been
Invested for nearly two months, and wo
wero beginning to feel the effect of short
rations; yet Sir Edward Ward or
"Moses," as Sir Oeorge White afterward
christened him managed somehow to
Issue the ingredients for plum puddings.
And there was Joy In the garrison when
It was made known that Queen Vic
toria had sent to every soldier and
civilian a Christmas present In the shape
of a box of chocolate.
The only trouble was that It could
not reach us till the siege was over,
Dut we enjoyed It in anticipation. Walk
ing up to Caesar's 'Camp 1 overheard
two hungry and weather-beatensoldiers
talking over the gtft: "I wonder 'ah milch
therUl be. Dost tha' think therMI be a
pand o' choo'let?"
"Shet up!" shouted his comrade. "It
ain't blooming appetite she's a-thlnkin'
on. It's the blooming 'over o' th" thing!"
KOBBEIl CUTS WOMAN'S WAIST
She Screams, But He Steals Her
A highwayman out the waist of Mrs.
Amelia Bauer, 21 North 21th street,
shortly after 7 o'clock last night and
stole $27 which she had hidden In her
corsets. The hold.up occurred at Croskey
and Cambria streets. The woman
fWtamed. but the thief disappeared be
fore help came. She reported the rob
bevy to the pollee today.
After breaking a plate glass window
with a brick a thief stole ISO undressed
chickens from the store of Samuel Hels
man, 2311 South street, shortly after 10
o'clock last night The house of Thomas
Sykes, 2415 Kip street, was entered'last
night aad 9 worth of Jewelry stolen.
TU Cadillac automobile of Qeorge
Ilosengarten. ISth and Walnut street,
was stolen early last night from in front
of the Westminster Apartments, list
street and Westminster avenue. A Ford
automobile belonging to Dr. A. Koenlg,
1!1 Fine street, was stolen last night
In front of 1T10 Green street
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ficld is chronicled by Pctrograd at
Tuchow, south of Tarnow, a strategic
point less than 40 miles from Cra
cow. Westward movement of an im
portant section of the Russian battle
front nnd renewal of vicor against tile
Austro-German defenders of.Craco.w.w
chronicled in recent Pctrograd dis
patches arc substantiated in an inter
view with Field Marshal on Hinden
burg, who lias admitted that recent
German operations against Warsaw
have not yet attained the proportions
of a general victory. Private advices
from Ikrlin contain the admission that
the Czar's recent retirement was
strategic and not in the nature of .a
reverse. Meanwhile, Petrograd
claims repulse of the- German efforts
to control the Bzura 5nd Pilica
The Allies' offensive in Belgium
and northern France is apparently
slowing up as it meets stiffcr re
sistance and fierce counter attacks by
the Germans. The French War Of
fice reports further gains, especially
between the sea and the Lys, where
the lines have been advanced by min
ing the dunes, but these gains are"
apparently of small importance and
are offset by German progress at sev
eral other points.
Although the French official state
ments studiously avoid special refer
ence to the fighting near the eastern
end of the Franco-Belgian lines, un
official reports show that a new of
fensive has started on the Meuse
north of Verdun, as a preliminary to
a far more important drive in Alsace,
by which the French hope to drive
the Kaiser's forces back across the
Rhine and to invade Germany in
Turco-Russtan operations in Ar
menia continue in numerous skir
mishes. Russia claims repulse of the
foe in the Van region, toward the
Persian border and, in an official
statement, reports rout of vigorous at
tacks west of Kars.
Reports iir- Berlin say tile Austrians
have sunk one of the Allies' subma
rines, presumably in the Adriatic.
A German aviator dropped a bomb
upon Dover, on the British coast, but
np damage was done, Recording to the
British official statement. The flight
was made from Ostend, the journey
being 140 miles.
POPE PLEADS FOR PEACE
Not Discouraged by Failure c For
mer Efforts to' End War.
ROME, Dec. ZL
Pope Benedict 3CV today )uei a new
plea for peace in Burope, In retftnte
to an address New Year's greeting from
the College of Cardinals, the Pope said:
"As representative on earth of the
Prince of Peaee, I hope that peace will
soon be established ta Uurepe. I am not
discouraged by the failure of mr previous
efforts to assure the mothers- of Knr-
land. France, Germany and Austria that
their sqns would not be killed on CJuistt.
niu Day. I have heard the vortw of
the Holy Ghost saying, 'Keep on with
your efforts.' '
DIWNES AT SETTLEMENT
3?orty-five Kiddies and Their Mothers
Forty-Ave ofeHdrea awl their sothera
ware given a, dlaw by the Joy Settle
uiefU sja4 Pay Nujfaery. SU Bwwa street,
today. The ymitntm bad lota of turkey
I and other geed. thjngs to eat, but Karga-
rei TVMioii. airecioresa or tne ineututios.
perhaps wa the happiest u there.
Th tmraets for the dinner were eon
trlbuud by Tau&ut 45. Coal, prea.dat
of th OeUleiutitf, which wm oajuHd
lit Ifep4,eaihr GSurt r tela- made to
8t i -lutrUr for the ae letUejneut
CZAR DRIVING BACK
OVER WAY BLOCKED
Forward Movements Carry
Defenders West of War
saw and Nearer Cracow
i PETllOanAD, Dec. SI.
Tho Czar's forces aro driving' back
along tha lines blocked at the beginning
of the present Poland campaign by tho
Germans fr(om Silesia and tho Austro
German forces moving through Gallcla,
Progress already has been made In the
westward movement from tho' Warsaw
front, and large bodies of troops again
are advancing against Cracow from the
cast and north. Most recent reports' place
the advance guard of the Russian wing
In aallclrf" at Tuchow, south of Tarnow,
which is less than two score miles from
Great forces of Russians are moving in
Poland between Klelce and Radom today,
as well as ta tha south, in an effort to
check tho German advance, which has
forced a retirement from Cracow,
The success of tho Austro-German move
ment from tho region of Pletrkow, It Is
now admitted, resulted In threatening
the communication's of the army about
Cracow. This was followed by a retire
ment of the Russians In the south, 25
miles to the east of Cracow. The ad
vance of the Germans was directed
toward the main railroad line from Ivan
gorod, running southwestward-'to Mle
chow along which the Russian movement
upon Cracow was conducted.
TO CUT OFF CZAR'S CENTRE
Menaces Klght Wing at Sochaczew,
While Austrians Threaten Left.
RBRLIN, Dec 21.
Strong forces concentrated at Sochac
zew threaten the Russian right wing be
fore Warsaw, Marshal von Ilindenburg
Is making a -vigorous drive at this posi
tion, which is essentially the key to the
Czar's right German success In break
ing through the Warsaw lines of defense
at this point will cut off the right from
the centre. The centre will be Isolated If
another strategic move of von Ilinden
burg Is consummated, the advance of the
AustrotGerman contingent tn southern
Poland, which already has made great
progress In the Plotrkow region.
Today's War Office statement, contain
ing the foregoing details. Indicates that
Marshal von fitndenburg refuses to be
diverted from his major objective, the
capture of Warsaw, by the Russian re
sistance along the Inside of the East
Prussian frontier or by the revived Rus
sian advance In Qallcla.
Military experts point out that Soohac
zew is a roost difficult point for the Ger
mans to attack, as the Russians are pro
tected by rivers and their positions are
defended b? previously built fortifica
tions. It Is pointed out that a deoislve
result In this region cannot be expected
soon. Soehaoxew Is near the Vistula, be
tween Lowlca and Wysiogrod.
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VON HINDENBURG SAYS
LINE HOLDS FAST
Continued from Face One
my armies against the numerical superi
ority of tho Russians aro tho railways,
which make posBlblo such quick move
ments of the Germans. Dut my troops
have shown tho utmost courage and en
durance in battle and during tho long
marches which have been made. With
such troops I must succeed.
'I'fho Russians have great numbers of
men. Considering their defective railways
they have often mado very quick move
ments of troops."
Field Marshal von Illndenburg Is an
extraordinary typo of man, Rugged and
vigorous, ha has so manipulated his nu
merically weaker forces over the rail
roads as to check the Russian advance
upon German territory through Poland,
and finally to hcrl them back upon their
Tile Germans arc constantly shifting
their forces to deliver new blows. They
forced tho SIsvb to alvo way for 33 mites
on a. line running from Lowicz and Lodz
to Cracow. Tho new Russian position is
but 10 miles from Warsaw.
Field Marshal von Hindenburg said
there were between 3) nnd 40 Russian
army corps (approximately l.MO.COO or
1,000,000 men) opposed to tho German and
Austrian line, which ' stretches over ' a
front of ISO miles. Since November 13 the
Germans have captured 110,000 Russians,,
It h said.
"The Russians have suffered enormous
losses In killed, wounded nnd men taken
prisoners," the Field Marshal said. "The
heavy casualties which they suffered In
three battles during the last four weeks
resulted In the breaking of the Russian
offensive and rcslstanco along the en
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Sappers' Operations Suc
cessful in Winning Ground
Between the Lys and the
Sea German Resistance
Advances are being made In Belgium
near the coast by the mining of sand
dunes. This Is reported today in the
official communique, which announced the
ropulso of an German attacks along the
In the region of Arrae and Verdun fog
has caused a lull In the fighting. Bast
and southeast of Amlong, In tho region
of Leslgny, there Is a fierce artillery duel
In progress, the report indicating tbaS
the OermanB are trying to resume the
offensive in that district. The Belgian
army has evidently been shifted from the
North Sea coast, ns tho report says the
Reigiansrhave advanced south of Dlx
mude. Hitherto they wero reported to
be operating near NleuporL
The ofllclal statement today does not
report extensive advances along the wo
front such as previous communiques of
the week havo announced. The number
of German counter-attacks reported ap
peara. to indicate that the Allies are tioxf
meetlngswlth moro stubborn rcslstAnco
nnd thut tho enemy Is mnklng strenuous
efforts to regain ground lost In the gen
eral advance of the French nnd nrltlah. -"
Jn the region of the Alsne brilliant r-
slstanco by the zouaves repulsed attacks
by the enemy, A German attack in the
region of Vlllo Surtourbe, In the Cham
pagno district, failed owing to the effeo
tlveness.of the French artillery.
n. new ouensivo movement has been ue
gun by tho Allies east of Rhelms, ac
cording to tho late reports from the
front, with tlte apparent Intention of cut- v
.?? Way to tnu German line of suppilea ,
at ilets and Luxemburg. The heavy
fighting In Flanders has resulted in .the
strengthening of the German lines In the
north, and it Is believed that, relying on
thtf' strength of tho nntural defenses
they occupy jjortB of tho AJsne, the Ger
mans have withdrawn large numbers.
from thelatter point.
DARING GERMAN7 AIRMAN
DROPS BOMB ON DOVER
Makes 140-mile night "Eton Ostend,
But Inflicts Ho Damage.
-LONDON, Doc 24'. A German' aeraplaile
made, a raid over Dover today and
dropped a .bomb. Ouiclol announcement
of tho aerial attack was made by e
Government Press Bureau. This was tl
first time that the British Government
has ofllclallj- admitted a German aerial
raid over English territory, but It had ;
been reported some time ago that a Ger- j
man taube machine had flown over
It Is presumed here that the Germar ,
aeroplane came from Belgium, having '
flown over part of the North Sea and theH
straits .of Dover.
Dover Is 70 miles from Ostend, the
point from which the daring aviator prob
ably started. Tho round trip would en
tall a no-stop Journey of 140 miles. Lon
don Is CO miles from Dqver.
ThlsV Is the second German attacX- -nsolnat
England within a fortnight, the
bombardment of Scarborough and Hartle
pool having been made on the KSUu
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ever, the forerunner of many
more to come, each biggr,
better, brighter than tttfy
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