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OL. I NO. 108.
PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 1915.
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Attacks West of Soissons
Repulsed With Heavy
I Losses Paris Reports
I Gains in Argonne
I Region Kaiser's Big
I Guns Bombard Thann,
in Upper Alsace.
Turks Flee Into Armenia as
TRussians Cut to Pieces
Another Corps Czar
Storms Way Through
Carpathian Pass Rus
sians Advance on Lower
Ktjie repulse of two German assaults
at YIc-sur-AIsne, 13 miles west o Sols
ions, Ib reported In today's official
wmmunlque of tho Paris iWar Office.
Th statement also declares tliat the
kiemy's attempt to gain Hill No. 263,
Weat' of Boureullles, In the Argonno,
tolled, and the French themselves took
Bttmerous German earthworks in
i, tounter .attacks.
vThann, tho Alsatian town from which
tha French started their drives against
..Mulhausen and IColmar, has been' borh-
,lra$d, by .the, Germans. Although the
tSsjsnnonfle la said to have been "wfth
PrTat 'serious result." the fact, that ..the
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wiwwn ia wuuiii rungo oi ,me ueraio.il
runs apparently Indicates. a, gain for.
ttja. .Ksiser, In that region.
Complete victory In the' battle that
ltd raffed at La .Bolsselle, north of Ar
ru, Is claimed by the Germans; Berlin
reporting the recapture of all trenches
.' felt at that colnt. s
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. .jtuiuoH lurces in uie Caucasus, 101
Vnrtng decimation of the 11th Army
?,Corps (about 32,000 men), aro fleeing
K.into Armenian territory, and the ln-
,TuIon of the Russian provlnco appears
it' bave collapsed. This makes the
ffourtb. Turkish corps cut to pieces in
Chief action In the eastern theatro
f r has shifted to Bukowlna, where
thft, Csir'R ffMAm haw afnvma1 Tn.ll
Pass, a gateway to tho Plains ot
Hungary, Assertion of this capture Is
,de In the Russian official reDort.
githough dispatches frpm Budapest Intlr
KMie, that Austrlans still command the
iftuatlon. Petrograd announces a se-
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coats on their way to the station to take a train for the inauguration
rles of successes along the Lower Vis
Eight French aviators, flying from
Belfort, dropped bombs on Kolmar and
Mulhauscn yesterday, but the results
of tho raid arc not yet known.
GERMAN ATTACKS ON AISNE
REPULSED WITH HEAVY LOSS
Kaiser Tails in Attempts to Carry
'Positions West, of Soissons.
PARIS, -Jan. I:-"
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Two German, assaults In force, near
Autrcche, northeast of VIc-sur-Alano (19
miles west -of Solasoni). have been' re
pulsed by -the French with heavy loss,
according to reports received here today.
Tho fighting, there continues, with tho
Germans still trying to gain 'a foothold
tnaide the French positions. The Ger
jtmns. have also attacked Hill No. 2C3 In
the Argonne region, but have been de
feated with heavy loss. They charged
the French position only to be met by
a heavy artillery fire, which killed and
wounded many, while the French loases
are declared to be Inconsiderable.
The French aro pushing their offensive
In the Le Fretro woods northwest of
Pont-a-MoUsson and have captured sev
eral of the German outlying positions
The Germans have bien bombarding
Thann, but with, little serious effect, and
the French are maintaining their positions
at that Alsatian village.
From tho North Sea to the Olae heavy
cannonading continues, with the heavy
artillery ot each aide wiping out v tho
houses and towns at several points.
TURKS ADMIT FIERCE FIGHT
Russians .Re-enforced Give Battle,
CONSTANTINOPLE, Jan. 18.-Fghtlpg
of the moat stubborn character la gojng
on In the Caucaaus between Turkish and
Rusalan troops, It waa announced at mili
tary headquartera' today, The statement
aayB that the Ruaajana have been consid
erably relnfprced. but that the Turklalv
troops are valiantly resisting the Ruaslan
The statement charges that the Rus
sians are Indicting cruelties upon their
800,000 ALLIES CAPTIVE;
Berlin Official Beports Show Great
Disparity Jn Number of Prisoners.
AMSTERDAM, Jan. .
Official German reports atate-that the
prisoners of war In Germany and Aua
trla now number 800.000. The Cologne,
Gazette compares tola ngure with the
200.000 prisoners who,. It aaaerte, are held
by the, -Allies,
Tho report gives the following figures
of prisoners Interned In Germany
French, '3159 omcera, gB.yft men; Rua-
Concluaed on Tse Fear
MOTHER SEARCHES IN RAIN
FOR VANISHED DAUGHTER
Pitteen-year-ojd Milworker Disap
peared a week Ago.
A sorrowing mother today. Is wandering
about the lty searching for her 15-year-old
'daughter. The girl, who worked in
a Kensington ndl. disappeared a week
"While the rain waa beating down today,
Mrs, Ada- 'WJnrston. housekeeper at the
Alpha Omega Fraternity house. 8 South i
40th street left her home to, resume her
search for her daughter Bessie.
Th.'M.n.)i ImI tn hosnltals and other
institutions- I ler In the day tha mother
went, to the city Morgue, rroro me
Morgue she rode to Kensington, For
hours she interviewed frlenda who. worked
with her raUsing daughter.
"I feel urt I will and my Btaale," said
Mrs. Wtngstpn, as she continued her
UTr. tUinffatnn filltnOt aCCOUfit fOT fcftT
daugsier'a disappearance. EjJe la de
scribed as He-"8 prenv ana iu sat
6-GENT BREAD SOLD
IN CITY, WITH 7-CENT
LOAF HOT UNLIKELY
Bakers Reduce Size of Rolls
,.v ancLLoaves, Though Vir
diri Says Old Law Pro
hibiting This Is Good.
Sx-ccnt bread In Philadelphia, duo to
tho" rlae In the price of wheat, Is an ac
complished fact, and seven-cent bread Is
not an Improbability.
Six-cent bread Isn't universal as yet,
but here and there a baker, finding his
profits dwindling, haB either put his price
up or reduced the size of the loaf, and
If the predictions of the large baking
firms here have any weight, It will only
be a matter of a few days before all the
bakeries, with tho exception of the few
Isolated cases of those who have nn un
usually largo stock Of flour an hand, will
raise their prices or give less bread for
Diminishing the size of the loaf, how
ever, has Its difficulties, though few of
the baHors here seem to know of them.
Way back in I7M there was a" law passed
which said that no loaf of bread could
be , sold which weighed less than one
pound, and In 1001, according to. the liu
reaui of "Weights and Measures, this
ancient piece of legislation was tried out"
In a test case and upheld by the courts.
A"W STILL HOLDS, SAYS VJRDIN,
"This law haa never been repealed,"
said John Virdln, of this bureau, "and
therefore any one selling loaves of bread
weighing leaa than a pound would be
liable to prosecution under tfyat law."
At Frelhofcr'a bakery any acquaint
anceship with that law was denied and
likewise at Kolb's and Jones'. Frel
hofer'a. however, made no secret of the
fact that the flour situation looked ex
"We have not raised our price as yet,"
It was aald, "but we heard this morning
that some of the bakers In this city are
already selling 8-cent bread and If the
price of wheat keeps soaring It Is In
evitable that bread will go even higher."
Frederick Melxner. the proprietor of h.
West Philadelphia bakeahop, at 4501
Springfield avenue, stated In. no uncertain
Concluded on Pace Two
"DRY" FORCES DEFEATED
IN FIGHT FOR DISTRICT
Prohibition Amendment to Senate
Bill Palis to Get Necessary Vote.
WASHINGTON. Jon J8.-Prohlbltlon
for the District of Colunibla was defeated
In the Senate this afternoon, A motion
to suspend the rules and consider the
Shep'pard amendment to the District ap
propriation bill, which required .a two
thirds vote, received only 83 to 40, Pro
hibition' lacked 14 votes of the necessary
INTERPRETER FOR DIRECTOR
PORTER DIES ON TRAIN
W, W, Earner Was on Way Home
News waa received hero today of the
death, at New Orleans, of William W.
Ehmer, an Interpreter In the office of
Director Porteri";Jfe waa found dead
In; aleeplng car. In which he waa on
jus way home from Phoenix, Arizona.
after a lx month' leave of absence.
Mr. Ehmer M"vd at IS10 South Ruby
street :and la survived by a widow. He
went to Phoenix last November on the
advice of Dr. WW. Weaver, but aa his
condition did not Improve he decided to
Mr Ehmer. who waa born In Brooklyn,
was graduated frpm the University of
Pennsylvania U veara ago, and after
practising law a short time entered the
nae-or business He waa manager
of tho Paris ciS co of too Brooklyn Bwsle
and subsequently ocaa cvmitn:i wim
Umj tw Xorjt Herald
MARCH TO TRAIN FOR
lican Club paraded through the city
at Harrisburg tomorrow.
THREATEN TO BOLT
Leaders Protest Against
Rear Position Assigned-to
South Philadelphia Con
tingent in Inaugural.
The C00 South Phlladelphlans who belong
to tho Vare contingent may not march In
tho lnnaugural parade tomorrow. Repre
sentative William S. Vare and Senator
Edwin S. Vare today sent a telegram to
General dEward DoV. Morroll,! chief
marshal of the parade, and Charles 13.
Covert, chairman of the Inaugural Parado
Committee at Harrisburg, Informing them
that unless the South Phlladelphlans aro
given n better position In the lino of for
mation, they will withdraw from partici
pating In the event.
According to the original plans, as an
nounced this morning, Representative
William S. 'Vare will bo chief marshal of
the 2d Division, which will be composed
of all the civic and political organizations.
A band Is scheduled to precede Represen
tative Vare's contingent along the line
of March. Immediately behind Represen
tative Varo will be the Philadelphia Re
publican 'Club, the Penrose. McNtchol
marchers. The Union Itepubllcan Club
of South Philadelphia la scheduled to
march at the end of the division.
TRYING TO PACIFY LEADEIIS.
The "Vares, besides protesting against
being relegated to the rear end of the
procession,, object to having It appear as
thoug'n ".Brother Bill" were tn command
of the Penrose-McNIchol followers, while
they march through the streets of Har
risburg. Every effort Is being made by the men
In charge of the parade to pacify the
South Philadelphia leaders, A conferenco
between the two Vares, General Morrell
and Mr. Covert haa been arranged thla
afternoon. General Morrell Bald that he
expects everything to be smoothed over
at thla conference, and that the arrange
menta.can easily be changed so that there
will be no friction:
A real elephant of large proportions,
labeled "O. 0 P," and a donkey "carry
lrig a heavy weight of bandages, ac
companied the. paraders, headed by David
H. Lane. They left the First Regiment
Armory at 2;J0 o'clock and proceeded
down Broad to Spruce Btreet', back 'to
Chestnut, to Ilth and to the Reading Ter
minal, whence they left on a special train
at 3:30 o'clock.
An effort waa made to have Mr. Lane
co to the station in a taxlcab, owing to
the weather condltlona and h,Ia age, but
he declined and Insisted on marching at
the head of the procession. About 700
men we'ro In line, Most of them wore
Penrose buttons, and a big banner, with
a portrait of Senator Penrose labeled
"Our Senator," was carried.
The lephant and donkey are the prop
erty of the Wheeler Brothers circus. A.
F, Wheeler, proprietor of the circus,
Which. li spending the winter at Lambert
vllle, N-' J-, was In charge of the animals,
He marched with the Chester County
delegation In the parade,
Senators McNIcho) and Patton, David
Martin and Coroner Knight acted as
aides to Marshal Lane. City Committee
men from 40 wards were on hla staff.
Three bands, Hummel'a Regimental, the
6th Regiment Band and Hummel'a Second
Band, marched with thla club In Phila
delphia. Hummel'a Regimental Band
made th.e trip to Harrisburg with them.
The Penrose-McNIchol force were not
so elegantly dressed aa the Vare contin
gent, but their attire Vaa more noticeable-
They wore derblea, dark
suits and badgea, but with these t&ey
wore yellow glovea and spats, and carried
The marchers will dine on the trains,
and when they a.rlve in Harrisburg this
evening they wl.l parade through the
street and aerenade the Governor-sleet
Tha Philadelphia Republican Club.
marehtd In Philadelphia, in three division
uodor the direction qi tne following 40
assistant marshals Magtetrat Carey. ;
Centra m, Pa Sure J
today in tile hats and long-tailed
WAR RISK PROYES
Administration's Essay Into
Socialism- Has Barely
Paid the Expense of Col
lection. mow a siArr cosscsroNDENT.l
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18. Apparently
tho first experiment In socialism under
taken by tho Wilson Administration has
been a failure. The, consensus of opinion
here Is that the scheme oft Government
war Insurance risk, under which Federal
.guarantee was offered against loss to
shipping on account of tho European con
flict, has not appealed to tho marine in
terests of the country. This Is because
of the fact that shipowners have been
compelled to look to other agencies than
that of the Government for protection
from the various forms of risk that at
tend their ventures at sea, where the
danger of wreck and fire is constantly
present. The Government Insurance 1b
solely against loss occasioned by the war,
and of Insurance placed the amount by
the bureau has been the unconslderable
sum of 730O.OOO, with collections, scarcely
sufficient to pay the coat of administra
tion, while the number of premiums paid
up to date has been only 44.
Moreover, the Government insurance ap
plies only to American-owned vessels.
For the reason already stated, American
vessel owners are compelled, to take out
general Insurance In Lloyds or some ma
rine Insurance company. There Is no
means ot comparing the rales of Govern
ment Insurance with those of Lloyds, and
thla makes It difficult to estimate what
advantage. If any, haa been gained by the
war risk Insurance, whose projectors and
advocates predicted .great things for the
Of course, the fact that this Govern
ment will Issue an Insurance against war
risks has somewhat lessened the post
of Insurance to American' vessel owners.
Under the strict regulations enforced
by the Secretary of the Treasury no
definite Information can be obtained at
the office of the War Risk Bureau, The
opinion here Is that the bureau has not
Justified Itself and Is of little value to
the Bhlpptng wprld,
Theae ratea and rulea. effective In all
ports of the United States, have been
published on Monday;
Cargo, freight and advances:
First; Between ports of the United
States, Its posaesalona, or any nonbellig
erent porta In the Western Hemisphere,
U per cent.
Second; Between porta on the west
coas,t of the United States and Japan or
China, U per cent
Third: To nonbelligerent ports other
than above and not north of Havre, In
Europe, nor east of Sicily, In the Medl
terranean, per cent.
Fourth; To all other ports, ?i per cent
Vessel (voyage risks);
By voyage, meaning from port of, load
ing to hot more than two porta ot dis
charge. First; Between ports of tha United
States, Ita possessions, or any non-belligerent
porta in the Western Hemisphere,
Vi per cent.
Second: Between ports on the west
coast of tho United States and Japan
or China, U per cent.
Third: To other nonbelligerent ports
not north ot Havre, In Europe, nor east
of Sicily, In tha Mediterranean, 4 per
Fourth: Other ports, Pr cent.
Time policies to be Issued for a period
of SO' days only, rate 1U per cent.
If tha Insured Bgrees to a warranty,
"Warranted using only nonbelligerent
ports In the Western Hemisphere." rate
H per cent.
Christmas Tree Candle Causes Death
Klght-year-otd Constance Jefferlea. of
tm North 1Kb street, died today at the
Woman's Homsopathlo Hospital a tha
result of burns received on rhrutmai,
when a lighted candle fell from a tree.
lMrtM &? 4rs,
SUNDAY FOLLOWS MONDAY
Letter Gentleman Precedes "Billy"
In White House Visit.
WASHINGTON, Jan. IS. Monday and
Sunday were President Wllaon'a gucsta
Monday came first. Sunday followed,
The first was Woodruff Mondny, of New
Jersey hla little slater Harriet and his
father and mother, who received from the
President signed photographs.
The second of tlieso guests waa "Billy"
Sunday, evangelist, who called at tho
White House with 100 of his followers,
HEAR SUNDAY IN
Noted Evangelist Addresses
Lawmakers, Stirs Wash
ington, Sees President and
Receives a Royal Greet
ing. Irnoi a STrr coanmro.sDrsT,
WASHINGTON, Jan. lS.-"Ullly" Sun
day played his biggest Inning today. It
is" doubtful If any minister of tho Gospel
ever had aa great nn' honor accorded
him as did that wiry, little enemy ot the
devil, who came clown to the Capital
city from Philadelphia to "give a little
talk," as ho put It, to the people of
Washington. Hardly had he been whirled
from Union Terminal Station to luncheon
and nwuy again before 'ne was standing
face to face with Woodrow Wilson, Presi
dent of the United States. It was a brief
and Informal reception, but to both mctr
It bro ight great Joy.
The President Is In deep sympathy with
the work Sunday Is doing, and he showed
It aa he held the hand of the evangelist
In hla own Iron grip. Secretary Bryan
introduced Sunday and his party to the
President. "Ma" and "Pa" were pre
sented first, and then came their four
children, who were followed by the other
13 members of the Sunday party.
The most thrilling moments of the day,
however, came when tho evangelist went
to Convention Halhto preach hla sermon.
The officials had 'ordered that no more
than 5000 persons be admitted Into the
hall, because ot tho fire' regulations. But
that, rule mus'tcortn!hly-".havei been dis
obeyed, for the crown numbered moro
than 7C0O. Outside of the building thou
sands of men .and women pleaded for a
chance to get a glimpse of tho man who
has prevailed upon scores of thousands to
"hit the trail."
CHEERS OREET PARTT.
As "Billy" and "Ma," the little Sundays
and the happy members of the party were
'escorted to tho platform cheer after cheer
rang out through the big auditorium.
Handkerchiefs were waved high and hats
wore thrown Into the air.
Probably no preacher has ever preached
to such a distinguished audlenco as that
which "Billy" faced today. Ho was Intro
duced by Speaker Clark, who was pre
sented to the audience by William
Knowlcs Cooper, chairman of the Enter
tainment Committee. Members of Presi
dent Wllaon'a Cabinet hundreds of Con
gressmen and scores of Senators Joined In
the loud applause. Almost nil official
Washington was there. The Senate and
House 6f Representatives adjourned for
the day to attend the meeting, and almost
all the blinds were drawn on the office
doors of the lending, officials and private
business and professional men.
The welcome extended to "Billy" Sun
day when his train arrived at the Union
Terminal was one of the greatest ever
given to any private person in this city.
Hundreds of men and women were held
back by ropes tn the big tral i shed, and
when the Sunday party was seen coming
from the train a mighty cheer went up.
The spectators Joined In slr.glng hymns.
But the reception at the station was a
slde-ahow compared to the meeting In
Convention Hall, later In the day. No
such reception as was given Sunday has
been accorded any man In Washington
alnce ex-Prealdent Roosevelt returned to
the' city after his exploration trip In the
wilds of Africa.
GBEETED AT BALTIMORE.
Tho committee In charge of the meeting
has been awamped with applications for
admission. The Sunday party was met by
an entertainment committee, headed by
William Knowles Cooper, at Baltimore,
Thla. committee, together with Secretary
and Mrs. Bryan and II, B, MncFarland,
former Commissioner of the District of
Columbia, with Mrs. MacFarland, were
present at the luncheon In the New Will
ard. It waa entirely Informal and there
waa no speaking.
In the Entertainment Committee that
met "nilly' Sunday at Baltimore were Mr,
Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. John C, Letts,
Congressman and Mra. John M. Nelson,
of Wisconsin; Miss Florence M. Brown,
general secretary of the Y, W. C, A., and
Mrs. Harriet E, Monroe, of the Gospel
Mission and an active worker In many
other religious organizations of the city.
Dr. Howard Kelly, of Johns Hopkins
University, the famous radium cancer
expert, also Joined the Sunday party In
Baltimore and cams along to Washington.
A delegation of Baltlmoreans boarded
the train to Invite Sunday to that city
to speak at the University Day services
at Johns -Hopkins, but "Ma" Sunday de.
clared the evangelist would not be able
to accept. His task In Philadelphia, she
said, wa'a too big to all,ow him to spend
his rest day at work. The committee,
however, Is still hopeful.
"Billy" looked tired when he boarded
his car In Philadelphia, thla morning,
after his strenuous work of yesterday,
and before the train had reached Chester
Concluded aa I'aio Two
TWENTY-TWO LOST IN WRECK
British Steamship Driven on Bocks
LONDON, Jap. It Word was received
here today that the British steamship
Fenarth waa wrecked during Sunday'
gale belnr driven on the rocks off the
Twenty-two member of the crew were
drowned and five saved.
Tb storm was unusually vtre all
along the Norfolk oot. The -teamstyn
Qiern Rayl broke in two oft Comr
Ti lifeboat wfcKh went in the reseua ka
bn drive out to sea ami ha not ya
SINKS A GERMAN
LINER OFF CUBA
President, of Hamburg
American Company, on
Way to Porto Rico;
Wrecked by the Berwick.
HAVANA, Jan. 18.-The British cruiser,
Berwick sank the Hamburg-American
liner President oft Havana last night It
was nnnounced at the Cuban State' De
Tle announcement of the sinking of
the German liner was mado by Senor
.caba, Secretary of Foreign Relations.
He aald the German ship was sent to the
bottom nine miles off Havana whilo ort
her way from Porto Rico to this city.
Earlier In tho day Villagers along tho
coast reported that tho firing of guns
had been heard nt sea last evening and
last night. Indicating that one or more
warships had been In action. The firing
began shortly after dark and the last
gunn were, heard about 10:30 o'clock!
From this fact, It is believed, that the
President tried to escape, but was run
Tho cruiser Berwick appeared oft J.Ia
vana several days ago. Last Thursday
she coaled from tho British collier Ridley
and tho next day was Joined by another
cruiser of the Dublin type. A few hours
later the Berwick left her position, about
four miles off Havana.
The "cruiser ot tho Dublin type and the
collier Ridley still lay off Havana today,
but the Berwick had not returned Up
to 10:30 n. -m.
According to the wireless operator at
Morro Castle, the Berwick, upon Its arj
rival, sent a rndlogrnm to his station ask
ing It It It could obtain any Information'.
He did not reply to the message.
Tho American steamship, Maacotts,
bound from Key West to Havana, later
passed tho cruiser and wirelesses, "Who
The Berwick's operator replied:
"None of your affairs."
Newspaper boats tried to approach the
Berwick, but were warned off. Their
learned, however, that the cruiser's najttn
had been painted out.
On Wednesday, when one of the news
paper launches offered cigars, cigarettes
and papers, the cruiser sent a boat tb
that containing yie reporters. There was
nn ra rrti ny V raaliln,a Iniinnh w
tho caps of tho sailors. However, the
officers In command of the -cruiser's boat
accepted the gifts offered and thanked
the .donors, but, returned, to the warship
without' givlngva'ny Information.
As tho newspaper boat started for shpre
the reporters hoisted tha Cuban "Bag and
gave, three' cheers for England. The
crulKsr then hoisted the British flag and
her band player the Cuban national alrv
NEW YORK, Jan. 18. When the Hamburg-American
Line was Informed today;
of tho announcement at Havana of the
sinking of the Praesldent It was stated
nt tho line's office that nothing had been
heard from the Praesldent for nearly six
months. The last report as to the vessel
stated that she was at Mombassa, British
East Africa, on July 23.
The Praesldent was an old vessel of
1849 tons. In marine circles here It Is be
lieved that she was probably ono of the
supply ships' used by the German cruller
Karlsruho, In the Atlantic.
Tho Berwick Is a cruiser of OSOO tons
with a speed of 23 knots. She was com
pleted In' 1902 with - heavy armor and
U 6-lnch guna.
CLOSES ITS DOORS
First National Suspends
Operations as Result of
Failure to Negotiate $2t
"UNIONTOWN, Pa.. Jan. 18.-The First
National Bank of Unlontown. known aa
Joslah V. Thompaon'a bank, and one of
the honor banks of the United States
was closed by order of the board of ot
rectors, this morning, after a lengthy
conference between directors of the bank,.
a representative of the Comptroller of
the Currency and Bank Examiner Gerald
Smith. While the financiers debated the
best policy to pursue, hundreds of de
positors clamored about the doors for
admittance. There were, many angry re
marks made when the following nolle
was posted on the doors of the bank: ,
By order of the board of director
of the First National Bank thla ban):
la closed temporarily.
(Signed) J. v, THOMPSON.
The bank haa a capital of JIOQ.OCO, and,
according to the bank's statement, the
surnlus was given as 11.000.00- The exat
"amount of deposits has not been delete
Senator William E. Crowt chairman of
the Brumbaugh Inauguration Committee,
Is heavily Interested In the bank and la
attorney for Mr, Thompson.
It la satd that the failure of Mr. Thomp
son to negotiate a (oan of HOOO.OOO on the
contemplated sale ot valuable coal lands
In Greene County precipitated the closing
ot the bank. Thompson Is one of the
largest Individual coal land owners In the
United States. Recently It was announced
that Thompson was negotiating for tha
sale of an extensive, tract ot land to tha
United States Steel' Corporation, and In
Unlontown a few days ago he declared
that two Important coal land deal wr
pending, it is saw tnat as a result ox
Concluded on Ve Tw4
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