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fOX. I NO. 98
TIIIIiADELPIIIA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 0, 1915
CenxisnT, lots, t mi rcsuo tzeoni Coiirinr.
700 SUFFER IN
MAD FIRE PANIC
IN N.Y. SUBWAY
"MA." SUNDAY AND OLDEST SON GEORGE
LACK OF HARMONY
. DRIVE IN ALSACE
aiser's Troops Recap
ture Trenches East of
iThann, But Elsewhere
i French Resist Furious
t. Mihiel Menaced by
Allies' Advance Along
the Meuse Teuton
Assaults Alotig the
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h rrtnca u?v ,.,.....
om Thann has suffered a check, ac-
tilng to admissions mane in rans.
lie uermans hvc u-. ... .-
pturing trenches on a hill outstae
iVrnav. but their attacks upon
her French positions in that region
lye Been rcpuio.u.
lie French are continuing their en-
Moping movement upon St. Mihiel,
fed that position, so long neia Dy xnc
ermans, is seriously menaced, in
north the Germans have attempted
Lister attacks along the jhincs of
i West Flanders coast, but without
Petrograd chronicles belief, based
i Warsaw reports, that the Germans
Fe preparing for a general withdraw-
i'from the Fihca and uzura mvers.
lolation from the German bases,
Ue to the Russian forward movement
hd sweep to the Carpathians, is as-
libed as the cause of the retreat, as
ion Hindenburg is said to fear
tide turning movement.
Russian success is elsewhere ap-
arent, the Czar's forces continuing
he occupation of Bukowina and.pre-
aring to burst into the Austrian
rovince of Transylvania.
i Russian forces,- in routing the Turk-
ih invasion of Transcaucasia, cap-
bred 0,000 prisoners.
ERMANS CHECK FRENCH
ADVANCE INTO ALSACE
hunter Attacks Eegaln Trenches
Lost East of Thann.
PARIS, Jan. 8.
Th French drive upon Muelhauseni In
lljace, has been halted. This is virtu-
1 admitted In today's official commu-
Mue. which says that the Germans have
ueeeeded In rooocupylng one of tholr old
hashes on the. eastern alopo of hill No.
4 THE WEATHER
The weather today has a grouch. No
explaining why. Just look out the
rip, And that Is one of the meanest
Rttttthe weather has. It refuses to
IfJBSjtnd plows along on Its own way
prenve ot your wishes or anybody
:. Bnt lust beonuHA the weather has
t??ch no reason at all -why you
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R"re is not muoh backbone In the. per-
l2i?O0 succumbs to the trivial. Save
rreuehea for something moro worth
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'Phm Tjfwl.i.t. t . .
Urrltcll CJJapJ'ed 3 BMMlan
trnr.V if frc,ed f Ottoman forces.
far, the larocst clfu of Kars
tad? aJS f "" Pn.lWe at
tack and aleae 6j fAe Turks.
,lan SSS'ta ?"," ousted Jliu-
fronn? nA ro'afcf ! ie Gear's
invaders. ' ut o t;,e
An cnjirc rttrfc7i armi corpa mas
occr7dn i00CiHcr iDtth theoerman
oncers in command.
Approximately 50,000 Turkish wis-
To" rVakfn hd, thc ""'
thrnun1".0 bf,fc int0 Omenta
'"rough mountain passes, where
iheir destruction Is almost certain.
Batum, a strategic Russian Black
Bca port, threatened for more than
melfos'.apparc""J' ' rcHci-cif.
The oattlcs in Kars were fought
m yiounfoin passes, some 8000 faet
The Turks arc now beaten Jncfc
orer the route upon whtch they
pressed the Itusslan Invaders, foU
lowing the latler's early sweep into
Arvienla, threatening Erzerum.
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425, but the French hold tho summit of
this hilt and are maintaining other posN
tlons In that region.
Tho German troops In Flanders are at
tempting to regain the ground taken by
the Allies in the sand dunes along the
coast and southeast of St Georges, but
two attacks have been repulsed. It was
Concluded on I'n Be Four
BRITAIN SELLS GERMAN
SHIPS CAPTURED IN WAR
$650,000 Proceeds to Be Divided
Among Navy Men.
LONDON, Jan. 6. Great Britain yester
day sold at auction four German ships
captured slnco tho outbreak of tho war
and now lying at various English ports,
This was to bo the first auction sale of
ships undor Prize Court rulings.
"By order of tho Admiralty no bids
will bo considered which represent an ad
vance of less than 5," said tho auction
eer In opening tho sale. Tho first ship
offered after the conditions, which were
principally designed to prevent any of the
vessels from falling Into the hands of for
eigners, were read, was the UJla Boog, a
single-deck steamship of 1693 gross ton
nage. Immediately 13.000 was bid for It.
This b!a-wasrnpniijrjutnped 6qo'orjifl000
ul u nine uuui 4.4iuvu imii ueuii uucrcu
Then It was raised 50 at a bid to 23,150
(about $115,000), at which prlco It was
knocked down. "
The total um realized by the auction
wns 130 733 (about 650 000). This sum
will be divided by tho Government amony
tho men of 'he while navy. In wars be
foio the present or.o prlzo money of this
desorlptlon was divided only among the
crews making the captures.
TURKS SHELL ALLIES' SHIPS
Ports of Dardanelles Open on Bom
LONDON, Jnn. 8. A wlrelejs dispatch
from Berlin says a report received In
the German capital from Athens states
that tho Dardanelles forts have begun a
bombardment of the blockading Anglo
French fleets and that one torpedo boat
has been slightly damaged.
BRITISH SENT TO THE AISNE
Reported Taking Places of Prench
Shifted to Alsace.
ROTTERDAM, Jan. 6.
A number of French and British pris
oners haVe just been taken through
Liege from the district around Rhelms,
where they were captured.
This Indicates that British troops have
been sent to strengthen the French lines
along the Alsne. It Is reported that the
British are taking the places of French
BOldlers who have been transferred to
the southeast for the Alsace camppalgn.
DEMOCRATIC WOMEN ASK
PRESIDENT TO AID SUFFRAGE
Deputation Calls at White House to
TJrge Brlatow-Mondell Resolution.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 8. There was an
other woman suffrage pilgrimage to the
White House today. The President re
ceived a deputation of Democratlo wo
men who came to enlist his aid in sup
porting the patsage of the Bristow
Mondell suffrage resolution now pending
In Congress, Some of the most prominent
suffragettes in the United StaUa were In
the delegation. ,
Followlne mass-meeting at 1 o clock
the suffrage workers marched upon the
White House and were received by the
President. The "pilgrimage" to the White
House was made In gaily decorated auto-
Atnonir the prominent women who par
.iSf were Mrs. Reuben Batterthwalt,
of Wilmington. Del.; Dr. Frances Van.
Gaskn of Ph ladelphlas Mre. "Elizabeth
WageMtb, also of Philadelphia: Mrs.
TWrensPrlW. pf Maryland, and Mrs.
WV W and Mrs B 8. Nco. of
Bonds to Pay German teVy
LONDON, Jan. ft-A news agency dls-
patch states that the Germans Jevled a
tar tine rancs ,'W0'C00) on
Courtrel. Belgium, on Monday- The mu-
SSnff and goods near Eooglede.
Building Boom at Haddon Heights
weatb 1 " k Every builder in th,e
borough has eonu fa prlrig, he-
MVhTwm&t&J erf & oth"
sides ta8wrXod idle tor sevvai
which have "rBoBS nriy
Packed in Train, Men and
Women Struggle in Dark
in Dense Smoke; Saved by
One Woman DIos Entire Un
derground System of City Tied
Up When Cable Burnt Out.
Repairs May Take Week.
NEW YORK SUBWAY VIBABTER
RELATED IN BRIEF FORM
One dead, IS In serious condition,
100 suffering from effects of Injury,
shock or smoke asphyxiation.
Panto folloiccd complete paralysis
of subicay system oiLlng to burning
out of cable at main poncr plant;
city will lose main transportation
artery for several days.
Dense smpkc from fire In Broad
way subway, between 55th and 50th
streets, caused panic in which hun
dreds In "stalled" (rains fought to
Passengers packed in some trains
had waited an hour and 40 minutes
In darkness befoxe fire started.
Twenty-five firemen In one. squad
overcome In subicay. Tuo suffered
broken ribs when trampled by pas
sengers. Meyer Gunz. passenger, repojted
to police that he had been compelled
to knock doxon a subway guard be
fore he was able to escape from his
NEW YORK, Jan. 6 Hundreds of men
and women packed In a Bubway train
fought In a mad panic to escape, when
dense smoke filled tho cars today.
Seven hundred persons ore suffering
from the offects of Injuries, smoke,
asphyxiation or shook, thousands -were
so unnerved by fright that they required
medical attention, and that only one
death resulted, Instead of hundreds,
was duo to the heroism of the Bremen,
25 ot whom -were overcomo In rescuing
the trapped passengers.
6f those who suffered, about 100 were
overcome by smoke.
The train was caught far below th,e
passengers had to Bo mtea up cy means
of ropes or carried out by firemen in a
The worst transportation , accident In
New York's history started at 8.02 o'clock,
when a "blowout" tied up the entire
system from the Upper Bronx to Brook
ln. Between Hth street and 4th all
"btalled" trains were shrouded In dark
ness. 6ne hour and forty minutes later
fire started In the block between 60th
and 63th streets. Passengers declare
trains were afire, but traction officials
Directly under EGth street, a north
bound express train and a southbound
local were "stalled." Both were jammed
with passengers. It was these who suf
TRAPPED IN DARKNESS.
Trapped In the darkness with the tunnel
filling with the choking smoko from
burning Insulation rubber many were
rendered unconscious. Others, utterly
Danlo stricken, tore loose from, the
clutches of the more cool-headed who
would restrain them and attempted to
find their way through the dark, smoke
nlled tunnel to an exit. Some fell by the
Others fought their companions In
frenzied panle, That scores were not
Hilled was, due to the speedy arrival of
the firemen who tore openvmanholes and
ventilator gratings, jowered ladders and
brought down lights so that the victims
For nearly two hours Chief Kenyon and
his men worked In relays, getting the
passengers to safety. Hardly one who
-was brought out was conscious. All of
the ambulances of the city and all of
the pulmotors available were rushed to
the scene. The streets In the vicinity re
sembled a battlefield.
Unconscious forms were stretched out
everywhere, while up and down the line
the doctors hurried, administering first
aid. Some were ablo to gl home.
In the West Bide Y, M. C. A., 19 are
receiving medical attention.
One woman, who waa not Identified,
died shortly after being taken to the Poly
The situation around the 58th street
station was the worst on the subway sys
tem, but under Central Park, where the
tunnel Is narrow and low, hundreds of
women fainted and there were serious
panics. There was no smoke panlo there.
SYSTEM TIED UP FOR DAYS. ,
This afternoon it was feared that the sub
way could not be put into full operation for
at least a week. Trains ore running rfom
Van Cortland Park to Broadway and 13Tth
street o the Broadway Una and from
Bronx Park to 143th on the Lenox avenue
branch, but no one waa prepared to fay
when, through service could be resumed.
FJre Chief Kenyon, who led the rescue
work at 65th street, told a graphlo story
of what' took place underground,
"It was a chamber of horrors down
there," he said. "Never in jny experlenee
& a fireman have I witnessed queh a
icene. There were 100 people in the
stalled trains. Men and women were sit
ting stark In their seats with eyes glazed
and faces turned UP. unconscious. Others
were crawling around on the floors,
knocking down those who were uncon
scious and trampling those who were
lying on the floor
"Many had fallen unconscious crawling
through the windows Other ha4 fallen
In tbelr wad rush, attempting to grope
their way up and down the tunnel to the
Mth and th streets stations. We found
men propped UP against the subway walls
under ventilators, where they had crawled
to set fresh air Others lay on their faces
on the track and Between tho tracks "
gthera were made pomfortable in the
atres, aaraee and private house Yat
George Marquis Sunday, who is 23 years old, arrived today to aid
in executive affairs connected with his father's campaign. He came
direct from the Sunday home at Winona Lake, Ind. He is in the
ENGLAND MAY USE
KNOX HAGUE PLAN
AS SHIPPING REPLY
Washington Learns Former
Secretary's Circular on
Neutrals' Rights Will Be
Cited by Sir Edward Grey
PoiNTB OF KNOX NOTE
ON OAROO BElZUREti
07i. JflJernoMonal Prlxe, Oourt at
, This court shall be empoloercd to
Settle, alf, cases that may arise.
Thv Aeciilo'n Of this court shall
be final and there shall be no ap
peal. This cotirt shall be empowered to
decide for all nations what Is noxo
and what ought to be absolute con
traband. Under the Knox proposal this
court toould be able to settle all
eases infolulntr oarco detention noto
Were the Knox proposal adopted
in the present case the court would
be composed of delegates represent
ing the United States, Great Britain,
France and Russia.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6.
The State Department officials have
good reason to "believe, though so far
not dlreotly from Sir Edward Orey. that
he will Invoke in the present contraband
and, neutral ship controversy the famous
circular to the Powers of Philander C.
Knar, when Seoretary of State, on these
and similar subjects.
Briefly 'summarized, Secretary Knox's
note proposed that the prize court at
The Hague "should be invested with
abritral powers" for tho settlement of
all disputed cases. This note was re.
garded at the time with great favor by
everal of the important powers, but
when the present Administration came
into cower It was put aside and the
Bryan peace treaties pushed to the front.
Yesterday there was an Important con
ference between officials of the State De
partment and Dr. James Brown Scott, at
one time the representative ot the Unite
States at The Hague tribunal and who
has, It is learned, been appointed by
President Wilson special agent of the
Government "In relation to controversies
growing out of the European war.
v It was learned that'there has been "a
suggestion" which amounts to a sound
ing1 of this Government to refer the ques
tions of contraband and. the subordinate
question of the detention of ships to an
organization like that proposed by Sec
retary Knox "In case there should be
Concluded on Face Two
FEEL PROSPERITY'S SPUR
Many Orders for Steel Cars and large
One for Baila Deceived,
PITTSBURGH, Jan. .-An optlmistlo
chord Has been struck In Industrial cir
cles of the PltUburgh district within the
last few days In the form of substantial
prders dtitrlbuted among various plants
for steel and wire plant.
One of the largest orders has Just been
placed for (09 tank cars, with, the Stand
ard Steel Car Company, ot Butler, which
will be built for the Union Tank Mno
Company, The Pennsylvania, Railroad
Company has made inquiries regarding
cars of the various types.
The Baltmore and Ohio Company Is In
the market for !000 box and steel hopper
ears. The Pressed Steel Car Company la
now engaged In the construction of 00
tank oars for the Atchison, Topeka and
Santa F Railroad.
It U said orders have been placed for
about 409,000 tons of ateel rails, of which
a. large fraction will be used by tha Erie
Railroad in the installation of a double
ttack. eyitem between Byiacuie and But'
AS HEALTH DIRECTOR
AT MAYOR'S REQUEST
Blankenburg Asks Head of
Health Department to
Quit, Following Breach
Over Hospital Contract.
Dr. S. Lewis Ziegler, of 162S Wal
nut street, was appointed to succeed
Doctor Harte aB Director of the De
partment of Public Health and Char
ities by Mavor Blankenburrr this
jUftf scmp and was jworn jrt at 3:30
1 orclock'in UieTMayor's office. Tie was1
for five years medical director of
Wilis eye riospitai.
The Mayor 'also requested tho resig
nation of Assistant Director Wilson,
which was forthcoming immediately.
Dr. Richard H. Harte, Director of
Public Health and Charities, resigned hid
post today at the request of Mayor
Blankenburg. Doctor Harte said Mayor
Blankenburg told him he would also aBk
for thc leslgnatlon of Assistant Director
Alexander M. Wilson.
Friction first apparent last June over
tho question of giving, Architect Philip
IX. Johnson tho contract for tho recon
struction of the Philadelphia Hospital,
with a B por cent, feo that would amount
to nbout 300,000, brought about the resig
nation. Assistant Director Wilson was unal
terably opposed, with the Blankenburg
Administration, to Johnson. Director
Harte favored Johnson, his friends say,
more because ho wanted things accom
plished without any further hitch 'than
for any personal reasons.
In favoring Johnson It was the feeling
among Administration adherents that Di
rector Harte leaned to Councils fort all
tho aid he could get from them. This
looked to the Administration like a pact
with the Republican organization.
So long as the difference of opinion
between Assistant Director Wilson and
Director Harte existed matters would
have been delayed. Two days ago the
friction came to the point where Director
Harte said the Mayor could have his
resignation If he wanted It. At the same
time the Director said he was not anxious
He declared he had Btarted several big
Improvements and that he did not think
It would be fair to those who depended
on him to carry them to conclusion to
ireslgn of his own accord.
Announcement of the resignation
caused n distinct surprise In City Hall
and among politicians. Harte Is the first
member of the Blankenburg cabinet to
resign except Dr. Joseph S. Neff, whom
ho succeeded. Doctor Neff resigned be
cause of Illness.
Until the trouble In the Department of
Publio Health nnd Charities developed the
Blankenburg administration had been
Angularly free from discord. There has
been no trouble of any kind brought to
light and few differences of opinion be
tween the Mayor and his official family.
Conjecture at City Hall was that an
other move would be started o give the
directorship to Mr. Wilson. The law pro
vides that the Incumbent be a physician,
which Mr. Wilson is pot At the time
Doctor Neff resigned there was consider
able talk of seeking an amendment to
this, so that WJUon could take the pest.
The resignation came a few minutes
after the conclusion of one of the short
est cabinet meetings on .record, "was
called at 11 o'clock and, ended half an
hour later. There waa more than a sug
gestion of acrimony to the conversation
that ended with the Director's resigns,
t on Near the, close of the formal meet
ing the Mayer asked If any of the di
rectors had anything to say.
"I have something to say," announced
"Let that go until later." said the
Directors Harte and Cooke got Into a
discussion of the Johnson matter, whlU
the other directors were filing out of the
Mayor's office. When all the rest were
gone Director Harte, addressing the
"It Is impossible for me to work with
Asjlstant Director Wilson."
'"JCou haven't attempted to work with
blra. have you!" asked the Mayer, "or to
hava Dim work With your
Yes X hve, replied the Director,
"but I found it useless to attempt to do
o J found I oould handle affairs in roy
department better alone. I don't want to
take advise from a man whose Judgment
Is not good "
"Well, under thota ehrottmatancaa." aeld
From Today's Sermon
If the church Is not doing tho
work of God, who 1st The sa
loons arc hot. Thc politicians arc
not. The clubs arc not. If the
church Isn't doing it, show me, I'll
You may not believe In God, but
there isn't any old Infidel who can
run Ills own farm without follow
ing thc Blulnc order.
Thc time spent In gelling an ed
ucation Isn't icastcd. Time I spent
rating and sleeping isn't wastid. It's
horse sense to do thevt things. Let's
have horse sense in thc church.
Some churches have clocks
screwed on f7ic pulpits, and I believe
thc devil has his hand In that. If
the mfnfsfcr happens to go five min
utes overtime, whetvt
No doubt the disciples had Just as
pressing business as thc men of
Philadelphia today. They had no
time for ice water at their meetings.
The average church pays more at
tention to the kitchen than to thc
Holy Bplrlt. Borne people think
they can't run a church tolthont
I believe In oyster soup, but I
do not believe in coaxing quarters
ottt of men's pockets to pay thc
I can experiment with religion as
I can tolth water. Experience will
do jnorc than forly'mllllon theories.
There can be no wedding unless
two parties are agreed. If the girl
says "No" that ends it. Von't think
you're with God because your name
is on a church record,
Lots of you women haven't re
ligion enough to go home and burn
that pack of cards, take the beer out
of the lee box, or take thc dish you
won at the card party, you black
legged gamblers, and bust it.
MORE THAN MILLION
DOLLARS SBENT IN
Charge Made by Palmer and
Rupley in Asking Senate
Committee to Investigate.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6.-That moro
than a million dollars was collected and
spent for the election of Senator Pen
rose In Pennsjlvanla during the past
year, and that the manner of tho use of
this money and failure of certain or
ganizations to report their part In It hnd
vitiated tho election, was tho charge
made to the Senate Privileges and Elec
tions Committee today by Bcpreaenta
tlves A. Mitchell Palmer, Democrat,
and Bupley, Progressive, of Pennsjl
vanla. Palmer was Penrose's Democratlo
opponent at the last election.
The committee had before It the Norrls
resolution proIding for an Investigation
of the campaign expenditures of sena
torial candidates In Pennsylvania and
Illinois In the primaries and final elec
tion. Upon the suggestion of Senator Oliver,
of Pennsylvania, the committee deferred
action on the resolution until It could
communicate with Senator Penrose, who
Is out of town, and learn whether he
wishes to appear before the committee.
"We told the committee," slid Mr.
Palmer, "of more than a million dollars
which was corraled by various persons
ppd organizations In behalf of Senator
Pentose's candidacy, and how It was
WOULD AID UNEMPLOYED
Philadelphia Women's Clubs Seek
State Legislation to Help Idle.
A vigorous campaign to obtain legisla
tion from the present Legislature to cor
rect the situation ot the unemployed will
be launched Monday morning in the of
fice ot Mayor Blankenburg by the com
bined wopien's clubs of Philadelphia. Thfa
was announced today at the meeting of
the Executive Board of the Equal Fran
chise Society, at which plans were be
gun for a campaign to have the Legisla
ture submit the question of votes for
women to the voters.
A committee was appointed recently by
the board to unite the women's clubs of
Philadelphia for a campaign to force
legislation covering the question of the
unemployed. The committee reported this
morning that practically every important
club In Philadelphia has promised to send
a delegate to the meeting Monday
MAY DIE FROM HER BURNS
Woman and Grandson Injured at
HAItlUSBURG. Jan. .-Durlng a fire
that damaged three houses In the west
end of Harrisburg early today. Mrs. Ida
Blair, aged ti, received burns that may
cause her death at the Harrisburg Hos
pital, where she waa removed after Are
men had rescued her from her burning
Boy Blair, aged 9. a, grandsqiu was In
Jured by a falling celling.
Motorraan Killed Between. Oars
WILMINGTON. Del. Jan. f.-Bber
Stout. 50 years old, a trolley ruotoircmu
living at WW Laurel street, was caught
between two o at Maryland avenue
and Cedar street today und o baoir
mfc4 that b am-
"Too Much Oyster Soup
for Religion," He De
clares, in Afternoon
Sermon to Thousands.
Hundreds Wait Hours to
Hear Evangelist Renew
His Campaign Against
Sin and Laud the Bible
"I like oyster soup, but the moro of" H
you use In tho church to raise youfpjui
tor's salary nnd to pay your chureh debts,
tho faster tho church runs to the devil.'r
declared "Billy" Sunday this afternoon.,.
Tho evangelist hurled scores of his blunt
sentences nt the thousands of men arj
women who crowded Into the big. taber
nacle at 13th and Vino streets. '
Sunday called for co-operation arneng
the church members and the noed of a
baptism ot the Holy Ghost. The audience
cheered him through his discourse on
"Tho Itcvlval at Pentecost" t
"Von can novel succeed In runnlngwir
churches without the Holy Ghost," ho
said. "You can organize, prepare, ge
tho best ringers and preacher, but you
can never get any placo under tho bud
without tho power or the Holy Ghost
You must be In one nccord. It there fs
one crowd pulling ono direction and an
other pulling another, you will stand atlll
and the people will go to hell.
THE NEED OP HARMONY
''You can't liavo a wedding unless twp
agree. If you propose to a girl and .she
eaya 'Not on your ll(e,' that ends; it. Two
can't wall: together unless they agTeei It
is Just the Bamo In the work oWi(
Church. No man can do anythlnjjfor
tho Church if he 1b pulling agajnstjtome,
other man In his church. Stop 'otir,l!l
petty differences, get right with, flodfand
help to snvo thousands In this great city
Tho big audience cheered nnd applauded
"Billy" ns he Jumped-through hJsjBennon,
It was somewhat shorter than 'he usually
preacher. Because of the bad1 day, and
the need of to.klpg carp of hlSTroIoe for
Hie bisnieetlnE "tonight hedegaaa riotf'to-
talk long this afternoon, ,
Drizsllng rain and Icy pavements could
not Keep the crowd away from thje tabeji
naole today. Before n&on hundreds or
men and Women ha4 assemble at'fhe
big building, There they strolled along
the half-mile of sawdust trails bnd sat
down In desirable front scats to await
the opening ot the afternoon meeting.
After reading of his merciless ham
mering against tho Indifference of church
members and clergy yesterday, 'throngs
hied themselves from their -homes early
In the hope that they could hear him re
new his attack today, ,
Many of the early arrivals carpe from ,
touns and cities and rural sections. AH
parts of eastern Pennsylvania, lew Jer
sey nnd Delaware were represented. Not
a few carried food with them, And while
sitting In tho tabernacle, had thcr noon-
uay mem. ai ins same umo mousanas
swarmed into the restaurant ion the
parkway and partook of "hot dogs" and.
the usual "ready-to-serve" menu that la
to be found there at all hours.
FEELINO LIKE A CRICKET.
Mr. Sunday said he waa feeling aB
"live as a cricket" this morning when
ho kicked out of his blankets and waa
put through his morning exercises by
Jack Cardiff, his trainer. After' a light
breakfast, he went to his room and read.
Concluded oo rage Two
SUNDAY'S SON GEORGE HERE
TO ASSIST EVANGELIST
Young Man Surprises Family by
Appearing nt Breakfast Time.
Joy filled the "Billy" Sunday house
hold at 1911 Spring Garden street when
"Billy's" oldest son, George Marquis
Sunday, walked Into the dining room In
time for ham and eggs at 8:30 this morn
,rBilly" had been expecting his son this
morning, but as the train that was bring
ing him from Winona Lake, Ind , waa
reported late, the parly that bad been
delegated to meet him a? the station
missed him, and they had already made
a report to his father that he ,was not
on the train.
"Hello there, pop!" said the big broad
shouldered son. as "Billy and "Ma" arose
from their seats at the table.
"Hurrah! Good for ysu. enni J3laO.
you're herel" shouted. the evangeltstf"a
"Ma" throw her arms around bereon'fc
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WASHINGTON. Jan. 8.-Acting Secre
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today that the Navy Depaitment bes suc
ceeded in establishing constant and re
liable radio communication between the
itations at San Diego. Cal, nnd ArHwt
ton, Va. , , .
Messages can be sent by day and ntW.
Several days ago a 150-word message
transmitted with only three errors.
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