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i REPUDIATING BILL FOR
CHILD LABOR REFORM
fGoVernor Agreed to With
draw Support 01 rmppa
Measure Because He De
rided to Have Better One
twttiu a diArr connMPONDBNT.l
k,nfanima Feb. 17. - Governor
iWibsuch denied today tho assertion of
Imitation lenders that he had "rcpudl
Fh" the Thlpps child Inbor bill In agree-
mt, t conicre.iwu i..ov ........ .. .....
"' - hn Joint Committee on Legisla
tion t" withdraw his support of. all child
Rjbo'r measures which have been or will
., introduced, and haVo an entirely new
jh The phlpps bill was drafted by the
PiiplvanIft cmm L,aD0T association.
Kiwas never arbitrarily for tho Phlpps
Kin." a,d tne aovernor " wn8 ln favor
tifiu however, because I considered It tho
Sit that had been inirouuccu nnu an
hmprbvement ovcr existing child labor
KWhon tho t'liipps mn was inirouuccu
RWesentatlves of tho Pennsylvania Child
ibor Association Issued a statement in
Rfhlch the measure was called the "Bfum
Siugh bill." Th0 Governor today said
iitot this was dono without any authorl
Mtlon from him.
fe'lf the Phlpps bill should pass," ho
ftld "Pennsylvania would have ono of
L.' i .- .1.11.1 InVinn ItlTVa In thn pnllntrv.
'if 'my wn Ideas concerning child labor
flitlilatlon are carried out Pennsylvania
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'Will naVO Ul UUOl. 1.1, M ...w. IU.K
I -..- nM',rnnr. it tfrnmp known fnilnv.
p ml..,- in nnmnrnmlftn with thA Innrl-
'ttl on the child labor problem to tho
txtent of permuting ennuren unaer iu
years of ago to work under certain con-
..- . t t.to Innlif-llrnt nrl.lri.Rq thn
Governor declared that no child under 16
'ihould work for compensation, and ho Is
now trying to make Che legislative lead
ers support him In this.
- i- ..Hllnn tiAWAVni. mrtfff .inn.
''noralc conditions by permitting tho physl-
-,.. a. Mt.l1.1rAn VintTV.rn 14 nnrl In vrnrn
I of aire to work under regulation that
ItOUId m.IKe industry suusci viem in tun.
cation while tne ennu is cmpioyea.
-. ...ilmiAtlnn cnrinnl nrnvlolnn nf ttiA
...Mlnlu pnilnn lilt I fnrrtffa nilt th.H
ildeo. It provides that nit children be
tween H nnu 10 years 01 ago musi imeiiu
ichool one day each week, and all chll
Arn htiwecn 15 and 16 yenrs of ago one-
Ihalf day each week. The new bill nlso
ejttends the Hours or actual employment
to O 'a week. Tho Thlpps bill provides
for IS hours.
Arrangements havo been made for a
nlill. hsnrlnir on child labor, to be hold
in fhn TfntiAn phnmhpr at 3 o'clock on
Bthe afternoon of Tuesday, March 9.
NEW HOUSING CODE
PASSES FIRST READING
'Announced Opposition Foils to Mate
irilUM A niitr (.uuue.ni'UUK.itj
a HAnniSBUna, Feb. 17. The proposed
nW housing code and the bill repealing
the existing law passed first reading ln
the House today nnd will bo fought out
on the floor of that body before the
toothless" measuro goes to tho Senate.
Opposition to the new code developed in
Bptrie ranks of tho Republican members Im
mediately after Representative Slgmund
fit uans, 01 i-nnaaeipnia, nurneaiy cnneu
a meeting of tho House Committee on
IPubllc Health and Sanitation at midnight
pMonday, and had the measuro reported
out or committee.
An effort to havo tho new code nnd tho
repealer recommitted was planned for to
day, when the bills como up on first read
ing In the House. Representative I. Gor
doa Korster. of Phlladelnhln. hfiforn tho
RHouse met, announced his Intention to
move that the bills be recommitted. Itep
Kientattvo Charles J. Honey, Jr., of Phil
adelphia, floor leader In the House, was
to have seconded tho motion. The plan
f;ll through, however, nnd both bills will
be up for secpnd reading when tho House
reconvenes on March 1.
,IAnRIanl!na' leb- IT. The Houso today
fMHir raised a measure authorlilnir borouEhs
jo jupplr electric current outside tho borough
rTte Dllatk bill Daised third rcnnlnir In the
--V--.. rt. nicanurD uroiiuinKT lor mo aisciiarpe
51 JTH" arrested, or held on oroceas lued
en a ludment obtalnnl In clll actions, which
IM'W?1 b ltepresetitatha Llnschutr.
M'to ' Wa" )et",,e'1 on ,hlrd reading,
'JSmI0 hsarinm will bo held on the bills
DtOtldlnCr fr thai llniln n .- .i. ..j
a..i .1 . "" '-. wa- uviumuii iota aiti)
niulatlnK tho practice of drucleas theraoeu-
Th. V hae been act for the hearings.
,Th Conner bill. Increasing the salaries of
t Jftt ,invfne onlC9 ,of ,h -Cl'y Treasurer ot
I alladclphU. was alto recommitted, as wan
Ua Itoiiey bill to revlso. consolidate and amend
S-.Tbe Stem Joint resolution providing for a
eommlsslon to lnetlate tho advisahllltr ot
tse ourchase of bulldlnaa opposite Iniiepen
otaf Hall as a nubile, square passed nrst
Thd ftAnn Villi nrnvMlnv -. ,h. Ml, I
?cl.'i"anli- "-.fs.iricle'si at atecial elections also
xf?k.lhKf,uh ,'.l.r" "adlnt. as did the Mo.
jilchol bill calling: for the formation of an
ffl The Qans bill Introduced on Monday, which
Ki7... . Ti..fi"'.r,r. "' ,ne employes or tno
KtJUter of flllls' office, passed first readlnc.
K?.-,'' 't" Punn b,lla nermlttlnic the dis
trict hlh schools to confer dearees of n, A.
JS.MuLr riidiiats. and providing for the
tMMjhihm tt mun,c)Da' on'on fund In
f.?.'1'" 'Introduced In the House today were aa
TiulW'i. Phlladelphla-ApproprUtlnir JS.
&i?hia Ea,tern Bu,a Penitentiary of Phlla
KWacaburn. Bedford nraulrlnr nhv.tclans
JfbS'Si!..0' 't.0 ? j?jw .?
hrenVi.. V Mimij marriage iiccnsa.
ElT??'n". Luteme Permitting- representatives
IaaLZ ."' vr cosriiaoio societies 10 claim
wos of persons who have no known rela.
persons who have no known rela
lj"Uurer, Berks-rteaiiUtlns the employment
J,clfj"',ia and use of compressed air
rn.W. JtIInnnv ..rnvlnfnv .ha. . lu an
'i can un
construction ot uniform
Un..? '?r vloutlon of sale of claarettea act.
FWtlienbsrser, nerks-Approprlatlng- 13,100,-.
Iht...v. " deflclcnoy for maintenance of
Uml of uohln Providing; for tha approprU-
tj?,r'nlpe or corporations for losses sustained
sv.?!1".! '""" CpUal I'ark extension taken
ra'i the mate
trik;.fcar Ajle.heny-Creatlnic division of die-
SJfwioan. Phlladelphta-Collateral act. That
W'rinent anJ flslnir of employment of aitor-
im 7 . ".prnsniion snail DC in ne iianu .
i&J?l',fr ft n''l 'n. Instead ot that
rSfJal ami tfco Auditor Otnaral Jointly,
SJ annual appropriations to'iublio libraries
l liVil;, 'l po1 ceecun 1 mm on ine aoiiar
V IrM" wnnriy, wnen a an- or ieiuei,
wta so,Coa his bed made to establish a
&.. areeaeADoroBrlatlna 110.000 to
sKRi'i""? JtosplUt'ol Waynesbur?
n.7; Jtntrson Appropnatina; : 10
jj -. .w-., n.nniwirii . . w
r.riiTri, ."wson- Apprapriatins; iiuimi to
IsSSS,"0?'' Association, of Punxsutawney.
,',ttPal. .Il.rh.n, lninAflillni S2.V0On to
T Paul Institute of Mount Lebanon te)n-
lt,r lboy-Approf rlatlnr , .
W Protestant Homo for All. ty flair
Iffilit?!!.- 'l1ny -Appropriating- 18000 to
Fffii38& 8a?il-rhlSr.nl. Hon... mmM
raWltolul. ritlsburab ..,. .
Diilni'J.1' r tester-Xpproprtatina- ITS COO to
luaustrtfl anu Agricultural
Vf. rblladelpbla -Approprlatlns 40.000
.-p,n,u uenerai ispspitsi. ri.iaisi-
Ltn huiWail Stoiiui b. Hospital. Phlladii
pfcsiiiJtoca r)lladelpW-Appxoprltlcm 100,
' W Jaejya UMTa for Jnsuratlt.
GOVERNOR JO STAY OK JOD
Will Not Tnko Vacation fVlien Legis
lature la In Recess.
t,iA,in,8,niJR0' ?l Vtb. 17.-aovernor
nrumbaugh will not take a vacation when
tho Lglslaturo takes Its recess until
"X wl'' b? 1" sr-ssion for foflr years," he
said. Ho Intends to go ovcr the legisla
tion that Is now In the Legislature while
1 !SjCB-,,er nro ln Florida,
The Governor today conferred with Sen
fttors Vare, McNIchol and Crow. Tho Int.
ter two dlBcussed the provisions of the
general deficiency bill, which the Governor
w 111 act upon tomorrow. Senator Vare,
Willi cx-Audltor General Slsson, visited
the executive offices nnd talked with tho
Governor regarding an appropriation for
the Perry memorial ot Erie.
ARMED MAN HOLDS
CROWD OF 200 AT BAY
Arrested After Stabbing An
tagonist, Who Is Found in a
A man with n long-barreled revolver
held n crowd of nearly 200 men at bay
at 10th and Market Btrccts this morning,
after ho Is alleged to havo stabbed an
Tho man v Ith the stab wound 'was
found In tho Pennsylvania Hospital. Ho
Is Pasqttalo Vltall, 411 Montrose street.
The man ncctised of the stabbing Is John
Viola, S20 South Mildred streot.
Mounted Policeman Layre saw tho crowd
forming while ho was riding down
Market street. He had troublo forcing
his mount through the throng, but finally
got close enough to see the man with
tho revolver backed up against tho wall.
Vhcn Layro drew his rovolvcr tho
Italian surrendered his weapon. It was
fully loaded. Viola was held in $1000 ball
for n. further hearing by MaglMrnto
Rcnshaw nt Central Station, and Vltall
was held In JGOO ball ns a material wit
ness. WOMEN TO HONOR STATESMAN
Delaware Suffragists Will Place
Wreath on Tablot of J. A. Bayard.
HOVER, Del., Feb. 17.-A tablot In
memory of James Ashcton Bayard, tho
slgnor of the Treaty of Ghent, presented
by tho U. S. Daughters of 1812, will ho
unveiled In tho State House tomorrow.
After tho ceremonies attending the un
veiling have been concluded a number
of Delaware miffraglsts, led by Mrs. Flor
ence Hnynrd Hlllcs, tho great-granddaughter
of tho distinguished statesman,
will proceed from tho suffrago headquar
ters on State street to Dover Green,
whero brief addresses on peace will bo
Tho suff.-aglsts will then march to tho
Stato House and thero place an Ivy
wreath beneath tho tablet. It Is the de
slro of tho suffragists to Indicate their
respect for tho great treaty signer who
nlded In establishing a century of peaco
between England nnd America, and to
emphasize women's need of representa
tion in government that decides for war
CHILD CRIES FOR LOST DOG
Disappearance of Baby's Pot Brings
Sorrow to Little Ono's Heart.
Restless and weeping, Dorothy Downoy,
10 months old, of 14 North 33th street, to
day lies In her crib, waiting to hear that
her mongrel bull pup, Sport, has been
found. Sport has been missing since last
Dorothy Is the daughter of Thomas H.
Downey, a clerk In the office of Pollco
Magistrate Boyle. Tho dog came to tho
Downey home a few weeks ago.
Since Sport, who Is only three weeks
old,' wandered away his little mistress
hasn't slept nt all.
Toys nnd other gifts which Dorothy re
ceived Inst Christinas have lost their
charm for her since Sport deserted her.
She Is constantly crying for him.
Dorothy's parents today decided to ad
vertise for tho dog. They Inserted the
"Lost a mongrel bullpup. a baby's pel
answers to the name of Sport."
LUNCII-PAIL THIEF IN JAIL
Satisfied Hunger by Eating Dinners
of Fifteen Workmen.
For eating tho contents of IB dinner
palls belonging to workmen employed in
Woodslde Park, Antonio Stecclatl, 22 years
old of West Manoyunk, was sentenced
by Magistrate Boyle today to three
months In tho workhouse.
Stecclatl wandered Into Woodslde Park
yesterday. Ho sauntered along until ho
reached a tree behind which workmen
had placed their lunch boxes.
When the men opened their boxes they
found them empty. Nearby stood Steccl
atl eating sandwiches. Ho ndmltted that
he had eaten the contents of all the lunch
'I was hungry and tho food tasted so
good that I decided to taato the contents
In all the boxes" was Stecclatl's defense
Services in St. John's Church
Tha Rev. Charles M. Jacobs, of the
Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mt. Airy,
.i. .nanb.r ul th first noondav
Lenten service, today, In St. John a
Lutheran C'nurcn, Jtace near tin nireei.
The speaker said that the church calls
men to contemplate Christ In His power
so that they may adore Him In His
glory. He said to understand Jesus It Is
necessary to Bee Him suffer.
TODAY'S MARRIAGE LICENSES
Thomas O. CKeefc. rarksbuir, Pa., and Ethel
IulsBE? Aron8on.lSuf'N.aoth at., and Fannie
Hush OHciirlst. loU Dur'for at, and Josephine
lteadlne. JOlJ Ouror s t.
Wlnfleia 8- Hates. 4131. Salmon St., and Anna
M. fc-ssady, 4l.il balmon St.
Morris Grow. 4&A) N. Carlisle at., and Eadla
Itosenberif, Sa Wlnton st
joVipn "E. Tthlle, 283 8, 10th St., and Laura
J. McDonough. IDtS 8. 10th at.
Ollea Halea, 403.8. Alder at., and Pella
itlchardsoti, 100 Waverly ut.
Jamea H. ilacmlllsn. (23 8. Kd at., and
Isabella. Wilson, 6SM IUc at.
aioreaC. Kaufiman. 312 N. Btb at., and
Dorothy Erbe. 8533 fr. 8th at.
John T Undroo" & K- Thompson St., and
Heater Kay. 530 B Thompson st. -'
Samuel Marklnd, 1328 (lermantoV, ave., ar.d
Vetta tJorfrnan. 1X2T 8: tB at. '
Harry Click, 8 8pruco at, and FannU 8ai-
Thimbu J "'Mccormick 50O3 Maater at., and
uuneie riw. ,v " - ' "" -
8allt 14 IT S. Ferty at.
Kir? Uraun, S rbaawtck ft., and Arenka
(lehrlniier. 101 K 11th st
JtwlTniiW. UW WalUra at., and
ChtVloit. W W24 Oa I-aneey at
Adolph -air.mey, 1 cwnlnstown. la.i ana Ann
E. Conlm. 1 ndsle, f
eiax Dltnea? loo N. etl at . and Id Cooper,
Frank iT Oraanleaf. Huntlnjdon, Pa., and
tSltl M. Fisher. Clalro. fa.
Henry l. llolh, MOT Lanedowne ava., and
Edith M lloaeiter. BOOT Lansdosne ava.
Hrman Cohen. 2K10 N oral at , and Bessie
B;.;toUnUj''joVhin.)V4,Unbrida. ,t. and
J.nnla Johnop. fliO . lMh st,
Irvln O la J VFomln ava and
Uutsarat M. bts. WW Puoatoo at
James J Hi?? "?ka t . and Jana
C Csrogar m FiaaiUn at
SUiiuul Kllak Aim I ouuly V and wbrls
liana Hauerif tM-t N Ron ml I at
Harotd H btulib. ial Qtrard a.e Jid Han
nab ) llsuft. 5-'''a Walnut at ...
Jho W mrod S4 W uiuberlaiicJ, t
M4 MKlriteVK WWla: WSO N. C4wWs .
LEDGER PHILADELPHIA; WEDNESDAY, EEBRUAmT W, 1916;
LENTEN PEMOD OPENS;
SEASON OF PENITENCE
Services In Many "Churches
Will Continue Daily Until
"ThO new and far-reachlnff Influences
which havo :omo as a result of tho
evangelistic spirit In Philadelphia must
bo utilized," declared Ulshop Thomas J,
Qarland, In the first of tho noonday
Lenten services at St. Stephen's Church,
10th street, nbovo Chestnut street, today.
"Wo must help to strengthen the hands
of those who have borne the burden and
the hent of tho dny nnd who need our
assistance. It will bo unfortunate If this
Interest should provo to bo temporary.
Men's thoughts aro centred on religion;
emphasis Is placed on personal service,
nnd many hearts have been touched and
lives Influenced. Heretofore thero has
been too little attention Riven to evan
gelistic work and to tho needs of the
The reflex Influence of tho war In 13u
ropo hns nlded, he laid, In making keener
our appreciation of suffering In this city
nnd to teach people how "tho other
half" lives. He praised tho work of tho
Society for Organizing Charity nnd the
Emergency Aid Committee, which, he
Bald, are followng tho example of Christ
In not only preaching tho Gospel, but In
ministering' to tho bodily needs of tho
Ho concluded with an appeal for co
operation. "We nil Justly condemn many present
conditions, religious, soclnl, economic, and
In doing so we condemn ourselves," ho
declared. "It It skepticism to think that
such, conditions will continue. They can
not If wo love our neighbors as ourselves. '
Noonday services were held In vari
ous parts of the city by many religious
denominations. In addition, most of the
churches of all creeds hold special eve
ning and Sunday services up to tho end
Among tho edifices ln which special
noonday services wcro held are Old
Christ Church, tho Itov. Dr. Louis C.
Washburn, pastor; Old St Peter's, tho
nov. C M. Jeffreys, pastor: St. John's
Lutheran Church, the Rev. E. E. Slbole,
pastor; Old St. Taul's Church, under
tho auspices of the Hrothcrhood of
St. Andrew, v. ho also had charge of
tho Garrlck Theatre noonday services,
and St. John tho Evangelist, Monslgnor
Kevin S. Flshor, pastor.
Services In St. John's nnd St Peter's
started at 12:05 o'clock and onded at 12:35
o'clock p. in., nnd ln tho othe churches
tho ttmo was 12:26 nnd 12:30 for the open
ing and 13:55 o'clock for tho ending of
Sermons will be preached six daya a
week at all of tho church named except
St. John's, where they will be on Mon
days and Wednesdays. The Rev. William
J. Lallou will conduct tho Wednesday
scries and tho Rev. John II. Wheeler will
be the spenkcr on Mondays.
Additional services at St. John's, 13th
street below Mnrkot, will be the Stations
of the Cross on Fridays nt 12:03 o'clock
with Benediction In both the chapel nnd
church; Sodality office, Tuesday evenings
nnd sermon on Wednesday evenings.
BISHOP AT 6ARRICK THEATRE
The Rt. Rov. P. M. Rhinelander
Speaks on Future's Cares.
Bishop Philip M. Rhinelander, of tho
Diocese of Pennsylvania, spoke on tho
future and the need of looking out for
Its development In his sermon nt tho
Qarrlck Theatre Lenten services. Briefly
he defined activity as a birthright nnd the
future as an Inheritance
Ho argued tho need of having the
future in mind at all times, and said
that one of the most Important periods
in the life of a man Is that when he
must finally decide of what nature his
activities shall be, and into what field
his endeavors shall lead him.
NEED HEROIC RELIGION
Rov. Dr. Washburn Preaches on Ne
cessity of Lent Today.
"Our human naturo needs a herolo re
ligion." declared tho Rev. Dr. Louis C.
Waahburn, rector of Old Christ Church.
Id street nbovo Market street, ln the first
of the noonday Lenten services.
"Mako It easy to do right nnd man will
not db It Just becnuse It Is easy; but mako
a man wnnt to do right and nothing can
hold him back from doing It. Character
comes not In n fit of absent-mlndodricss,
"Never was the hallowed season of Lent
more eagerly welcomed by us. Its search
ing message and sane methods aro deeply
needed In present conditions. And tho
Initial note which we would sound this
morning rings out from the Master's stir
ring challenge: 'The Kingdom of Heaven
BUffcreth violence and the violent take It
by force.' "
CATHOLICS AT SERVICES
Special Lenten Program at Church of
St. John tho Evangelist.
Several thousand worshipers took part
In services which were held at noon at
the Catholic Church of St. John the
Evangelist. As In all Catholic churches,
tho ""faithful" nocked to the altar rails
by the hundreds for the priests to an
nolnt their foreheads with tho sign of the
cross with ashes of blessed palms,
symbolic of the destiny of all men to re
turn to "dust and nshes."
Special half-hour services will be held
at the church on Mondays, Wednesdays
and Fridays' of each week throughout the
Itov. J, William J. Lallou, pastor of the
church, presided at the Ash Wednesday
exercises and preached the sermon, which
waa on the "Naturo of Sin."
Tho speaker said that few men wero
willing to rate themselves as sinners and
were Inclined to excuse many of their
shortcomings. The drunkard, ho said,
wastes his time, money nnd health and
neglects his family. The libertine.- he
declared, follows low pursuits and leads X
innocence astray, iimaing vows -raise as
tha dicers' oaths." The thief embezzles
money, but all of these, according to the
speaker, declare "We are none of these,
we are sober, honest and decent,"
In concluding. Father Lallou said tin
Included many things which aro not
reached by the civil code.
Similar services and sermons were the
order of the day In all Catholic churches
of the city, the anointing with ashes
also being a special feature of the exer
cises. AT OLD ST. PAUL'S
Rev. J. De Wolf Perry, D. D., president
of the Standing" Committee of the
Protestant Episcopal Diocese of Fennsyl
vanla, preached at the first noonday
Lepten service at Old St. Paul's. Sd
etreet below Walnut, today at 12:30. o'clock,
Doctor Perry chose tor his text two ques
tions used by St. Paul as the basis for a
Christian life. "Who are Thou Lord" and
"What wilt Thou have mo to do7" The
(wo questions, he said, should serve as
a guide, for every Christian's relation
with his Creator. The person who prop
erly answers these questions, ha said,
will have the proper Christian attitude to
AT OLD ST? PETER'S
Old St. Peter's, at 3d and Pine streets,
was crowded at the first of the mid
day services. The service was presided
over by tha Rev. J. W. B. Stewart, the
reotor, who also delivered a sermon on the
spiritual opportunities of Lent. The
speaker declared that opportunities are
usually viewed from a material stand
point, whereas Lent issues a call to tho
spiritual side of man, and is one of the
greatest spiritual opportunities extended
ta memoem of the church ta overcome
ibclx sij and. failing.
100,000 TO FIGHT CANCER
Emll C. Bondy Wllfa Funds to Colum
bia for? Research "Work.
NEW YORK, Feb. H.-Emtl C. flondy,
who died In Bummlt, N, J., bequeathed
$222,600 to charitable Institutions and left
tho residue of his large estate to Louis
C. Bondy, a brother, of Denver, and to
Richard C. Bondy, a brother, of 20 West
9itli street, and Sally B. Lowlnger, a
sister, of Vienna. Tho latter also Is
beneficiary under a $2,i0,000 trust fund.
Tho brothers nnd several nephews are
left specific bequests of $50,000 each.
Of tho funds to charity, JIOO.OOO Is left
to tho tnts'ees of Columbia University
for cancer research wotlf.
REACHES $80,000 MARK
Fifty Dollar Contribution
Comes as "Conscience Debt
of 25 Yenrs."
A $B0 contribution labeled "A Conscience
Debt 'of 25 Years" wag received today In
the basement of tho Lincoln Building by
the Homo Relief Division of tho Emer
gency Aid Committee boforo 1:30 o'clock.
At that hour tho total subscription toward
tho $100,000 fund was $80,121.
The totnl of contributions mado until
that hour toany was $1,13.63, It Includes
n" donation of $200 from Walter Horst
mann; a $100 contribution from Mr. nnd
Mrs. Edward B. Smith, and n $50 contri
bution from J. Bunford Samuel. This
last $50, with 10 other Items totaling $56,
was obtained through Miss Helen
Totlav Is tho sixth day of self-sacrifice,
and K Is hoped that tho amount neces
sary to complete the $100,000 will bo greatly
lessened. Since the llrst tno days thero
has been a daily contribution of nl'out
S00. Much ot tnls has been collected
through the three chutes now In opera
tion and through tho mall, though thou
sands of dollars have been given by con
tributors who havo como In person to
tho Homo Relief Hendqunrtcra, In the
Lincoln Building, and left their gifts.
Millionaires and laboring men, the latter
with their dinner palls on their arms,
have marched side by aide up to tho re
ceiving counter and left their thousands
or their mltea to aid their fellow man.
Old and decrepit women nlso hnvo given
to tho full extent of their means, whllo
nt their sides stood women prominent In
Philadelphia life giving their shares. Ono
man brought $50 to the hcadquartcro from
"a firm," and stated that It was a con
science debt of 15 yearn. Another man
contributed n Belgian dollar. A contri
bution of $20 was received from tho Kahn
Articles of value of various descriptions,
which could be easily turned Into money
or money's worth, have ben donated by
those who could give nothing else, but
to w hom that which they did give Was of
great value. A book of tending stamps
was the gift from an old lady, who said
It was all she had, but, knowing- that
clothes could be cot with It. loft It to
help somo of tho poor. Scvernl silver"
spoons were nlso donated, for which a
fair Hum will be renllzed.
Thoso who nre unabio to glvo funds
have, in many cases, been liberal with
old clothes, which will servo some poor
family almost as well as If thoy were
"CONNIE MACK" CAPTURED
It Is Not tho Baseball Chieftain, How
over, Only a Dog.
Connlo Mack was captured today by
having a basket thrown over his head,
and ho was taken to t'no Qcrmantown
pollco station. Policeman Fisher Is tho
man who performed the feat, single
handed. Admirers of the tall leader of tho
Athletics need not become nlarmed, how
over,os this particular Connie Mack Is
n large llvcr-nnd-whito setter, named In
honor of Cornelius McGltllctiddy.
Fisher saw the setter at Qermantown
nvenue nnd Rlttcnhouse street this morn
ing, evidently lost, and after making vain
attempts to capture him, finally dropped
a large basket ovcr his rncad. The name
"Connlo Mack" on tho collar mado him
open his eyes. The dog Is the property
of Andrew Johnson, 5353 Magnolia street,
who is nn Intimate friend of Connlo
Mack, the two men having been next
TRIED TO ROB PARENTS
George Cunglar, caught trying to rob
the "home of his parents, today was sen
tenced to one year In tho Houso of Cor
rection by Magistrate Morris, at tho
Twentieth and Berks streets station. The
prisoner Is a victim of tho cocaine habit,
according to the police. His father Is
Walter J. Cunglar, of 853 North Twenty
seventh street. Street Sergeant Johnson
arrested tho man ln the rear yard of his
parents' home while he was trying to
force a kitchen door. Another man, whom
Cunglar Is said to have sent to the front
door to engage the attention of any one
In the houso. Is being sought.
MAY RETAIN ECONOMY BOARD
HARRISBURG, Feb. 17. The Economy
nnd Efficiency Commission may be re
tained for another two years. No definite
plans have been made as yet, but leaden
of the House have suggested that the
commission be retained In order to draft
the legislation and supervise the carry
ing out ot the commission's recommen
dations. A bill has been prepared and will prob
ably bo Introduced the first week In
March embodying eeveral of the recom
mendations. Chestnut Street
COUNCILS' NEW PLAN
TO SHELVE HOUSING
Protest Will Be Made to Supremo
Court Against Judgo Ral
A new plan to avoid or delay the estab
lishment of a Division ot Housing and
Sanitation has been decided upon by
Councils. It was learned today that at
torneys representing Select and Common
Councils wero preparing an appeal to the
Supremo Court against the wflt of per
emptory mandamus requiring Councils to
establish this division of tho Health De
partment. Tho writ was Issued January 19 by
Judgo Ralston and gavo Councils SO days
to establish the new division.
With the appeal tho attorneys will pre
sent a petition bearing tho signatures of
the Select nnd Common Councllmon who
havo received orders to sign It. The peti
tion' will allege that tho proceedings wero
Improperly brought nnd that tho court
had no Jurisdiction In tho matter.
As an additional technicality, It will bo
contended that tho writ Is directed
against Councils aa a body, no Individuals
FINGER FOUND IN SANDWICH
Student Loses Member in Accident.
Chum Discovers It.
A Junior in tho Central High School
camo very near becoming nn Involuntnry
cannibal during lunch hour today, when
he found the lip of n Anger In a Icttuco
sandwich which ho was eating In tho
lunch room". Tho discovery caused n
sensation nmong the many students eat
ing lunch nt tha time.
Harotd Murdoch, of 3012 Sydenham
street, was tho student who found the
object In his nnndulch. Investigation b?
George- E. Roth, In chnrgo of tho lunch
room, revealed that Russell Wltmnn, of
28U Susquehanna avenue, another stu
dent, hod cut his thumb In tho bread
cutting machine a short while before. In
tho excitement nnd pain ho evidently did
not notice that part of his thumb was
missing, but wont home immediately
after It wns bandaged by Dr. Mntthow
O'Brien, head of the physical depart
ment. Murdock said he did not desire to finish
his lunch. Ho went out Into the open air
and reflected on what a narrow escape ho
SEEK TO ESCAPE DEATH CnAIR
Many Petitions Filed With Board of
HARRISlUinG, Feb. 17.-Pctltlons urg
ing the commutation of the death sen
tence upon Andrew Mnllnowskl, of Pitts
buigh, were presented to the Stato Board
of pardons today, bearing the signatures
of all tho Allegheny County Senators nnd
Representatives, nnd by Sheriff George
W, Richards and two of his deputies.
Mnllnowskl shot nnd killed his wife In
n drunken frenzy and tried to kill him
self. It Is now sot forth that In tho ab
sence of proof of premeditation ho should
not suffer the death penalty.
In the case of Arthur Simons, of Tioga
County, first degree murder, the board
directed that an alienist be appointed to
tnqulro Into his snnlty.
Tho bonrd also heard applications for
commutation of tho death sentences of
Grcgarlo Rlzzatto, of Philadelphia, nnd
Nicolo Mondollo, of Fayette County.
JEWELRY STORE ROBBED
Thief Gets ?500 While Pretending to
LANCASTER, Pn., Feb. 17. This after
noon, whllo Mrs. Harry Schlotzhaur was
ulone ln her attendance nt C. G. Vollmcr
& Co.'s Jewelry store, which Is closing out
to quit business, a stranger entered and
said ho had been sent to measuro tho
show window. Two hours later It was
discovered thnt he had robbed tho window
of diamond rings worth $500.
Mr. Schlotzhnur, owner of t'no Btoro,
had been called from tho place shortly
before the stranger appeared by a 'phone
message nnd It Is believed this was a
trick to get him out of tho way.
STREET REPAIRS AT NIGHT
Breaks In the water mains or similar
repairs will be mado hereafter ln the cen
tral section of the city at night, when
ever possible. In order that traffic may not
bo blocked more than is absolutely neces
sary. Chief Davis, of the Water Bureau, has
assigned a gang of workmen to night
duty nt 12th and Reed streets to answer
emergency calls and make repairs that
can bo postponed until night.
Bill Defeated at Harrlsburg
HARRISBURG, Feb. 17.-Tho first bill
to meet defeat In the 1915 Legislature was
tho measure Introduced by Representative
Llpschutz, ot Philadelphia, permitting
Judges to suspend Jail sentences In cases
of persons unable to pay Judgments In
civil actions, such as alander or malicious
Tho House turned down this measure
by a vote of Bt to 71.
Boy Injured by Auto
Edward Fllmore, 7 years old, of 1924 Ox
ford street, was seriously Injured today
when he stepped In front of an automo
bile driven by Joseph Graham, of 2317 Ox
ford street, nt 19th and Harlan streets.
The boy is In St. Joseph's Hospital. Gra
ham was held for a hearing In tho 19th
and Oxford streets station tomorrow
display of the
Bird Cages for
U, S. SHELLS' tSKtl IN WAIt,
DEADLIER THAN FItENCII
! . .1 I I 1
Only 10 Per Cent. Fall to Explode.
NEW TORK, Feb, 17.-A recent lssuo
of tho Frankfurter Keltun prints tho
following dispatch from Mannheim!
"The hospital train August Vlktorla,
arrived hero yesterday (January it) from
Us first trip to the western war front.
The MS badly wounded brought In by
the train were disembarked at Speyer.
"According to tha assurances of tha
military ejeort of tho train, Captain
Trutzschler von Falkenstein, 0 per cent,
of the wounds Svere Inflicted by shells of
American origin. Since tho middle of
December the French have been using
American shells In Increasing quantities.
In tho case of Amerloan shells Jt wns
found thnt only 10 per cent, failed to ex
plode, whllo tho Fench shells showed 60
per cent, that failed to explode. A
report concerning this American 'neu
trality' Is being prepared for tho proper
AUTO THIEVES FLEE IN CHASE
Abandon Mnchtno ns Pollccmnn Fol
lows Closo on Their Heels.
A policeman leaping from ono trolley
car to another pursued three men ln a
stolen automobile for several squares
and pressed them so closely that they
wero compelled to nhondon tho machlno
and tnko to t'nelr heels.
The car of W. Mercer Batrd, of 1611
North 16th street, wns taken from In
front of his homo yesterday afternoon.
A short time afterward PoIlcomo,n
Greene, of tho 19th nnd Oxford streets
station, recognized tho llccnso number
of tho car when three men drove It down
19th street. Greene sprang Into a pass
ing car nnd followed. When tho men
turned at Ridge avenue the policeman
Jumped on a Ridge avenue car nnd set
out In pursuit. The men, realizing that
they could not escape at fills rate, turned
up 18th street to elude their pursuer.
Tho determined policeman abandoned the
trolley cor nnd net out on foot, calling
for assistance. Another trolley car was
coming up 18th street when tho three
passengers In tho machlno leaped out
of the car at 18th and Seybert streets
and ran. Tho car was not damaged.
Tho case Was reported at headquarters
TO REMARRY FOR SON'S SAKE
Father's Promiso Saves "Bad Boy"
From Truant Home.
Llttlo Joe Dayton, 8 years old, "a bod
boy," who was arraigned In tho Juvenile
Court this nftcrnoon, was saved from
commitment to nn asylum on n charge
of truancy when saved by his father
promising that ho would marry the sec
ond time. In tho near future, to glvo Joo
and his four other motherless children
some ono to caro for them.
"He's a bad boy ln somo respects,"
said tho elder Dayton. "Ho smokes cig
arettes, but ho takes care of his four
little brothers nnd sisters and Is tho only
'mother' they have."
"That will solve tho problem," said
JUdgo Gorman, and sent father and "In
corrigible" son to their homo nt Ger
mnntonn nnd Alexander avenues.
With Joe Dayton wero arraigned Joo
Brosslo, 0 years old, and Bob Belt, of
the same tender nge, both cigarette smok
ers and truants. They had cigarettes In
their pockets and their fingers and lips
wero stained. Judgo Gorman tried to
whcedlo from tho boys Information ns1 to
where they got their cigarettes, but they
would not tell.
MISS IRWIN'S ESTATE
Personal Property Appraised at
?67,584 Wills Probated.
The personal property of Miss Agnes
Irwin, who conducted a girls' school ln
De Lanccy street, has been appraised at
Milton M. Broad, late of 431 Green lane,
left nn estate of $11,000 In private bequests.
Other wills admitted to probate today In
clude those of Louisa Weber, 2323 North
17th street, who left property aggregating
JtXXW; Elizabeth F. Egert, -1015 Ashman
street, $2950; Randolph Jones, who died
In Hahnemann Hospltnl, 12370; David It.
Davis, 7103 Edmund street, $2200; James
T. McAnulty. 1U7 South 8th street. $2303.
Personal property of Catherine K. Tat
ham has been appraised at $62,713.18; I
.Frank Stearns, $23,613.C9; John McDevltt,
$22,518.19; Oliver Peirce, $96S6.23; Henry N.
Bryan. $3927.36; Annie Tie). $7260.71, and
Alexander W, Purvcs, $2383.75.
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No ill effects. Pure,
safe and soothing.
Served at tho Ritz-Carlton,
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grocers. We will send sam
ple bottle for 10c and your
THE CHARLES & USES 0.
WILL ASK NEW TRIAL
Appeal Will Be Based on Affi
davit of (Tomes Marshall,
Mado In Philadelphia.
Before the end of this week counsel
for Charles Beoker, tho pollco lieutenant
of New York who la awaiting execution
n Sing Blng prison for the murder ot
Herman Itoaenthal, the gamifler, wilt
mako a motion In tho Supreme Court of
New York for a rtew trial for Seeker,
tho argument being based Upon tjie affl
davit made In the Evekiko liBDaisn. ofllce
last Saturday by James Marshall, th
negro actor. In this affidavit Marshall
repudiated a statement that ho mKdo as
a witness at the trial of Becker, to (ho
effect that ho had seen tho defendant
nnd Jack Itoao talking together otf the
etreet. This was tho much'needed con
necting link In tho testimony and con
If this motion Is denied, 3. B. Johnson,
Becker's counsel, sald.it will bo made a
supplemental brief to the appeal now be
fore tho Court of Appeals ot New York
Marshall, who Is In this city, yesterday
attempted to cpeak to Messrs. Manton
nnd Johnson, Becker's counsel, over the
long distance telephone. Mr. Johnson
cnld afterwards that ho was not Inter
ested In anything1 that Marshall might
havo to say about the case.
Marshall has made two affidavits sine
ho made tho first one. Tho first oner
which he mado In New York, repudiates
tho ono he made here. Ills second affi
davit In New York was a denial that hs
had mado tha previous one.
Mr. Manton yesterday mado a proposi
tion to District Attorney Perkins, of New
York, to havo Jack Hose, under promises
of Immunity, examined before a com
petent referee, that Booker might havs
tho advantage of a promised recantation
by Rose ot damaging testimony he gavo
ngalnst Becker at both of his trials. Mr.
Perkins laughed at It nnd refused ta
STUDENT CDTS A SWATH
WITH A HARDER POLE
Causes Sensation on Market Street
Until Captured by Policeman.
Several amazed pedestrians were sud
denly bowled over In Market street today
by a wlld-oyed student, who wns rushing
westward with a barber polo over his left
shoulder nnd two lighted lanterns ln his
left hand. Ho ran on tho sldowalk and
then on tho street, and mlssod numerous
automobllos and trolley cars by a few
Ho had good reasons for haste, as Po
liceman Smith, with an angry expression
and a drawn revolver was a fow feet In
back of him. Tho pursuit started from
tho barber shop of Philip Flnatra, at 10
North 11th street, whero tho student
pulled tho pole from the sidewalk and
started off. Fat women and tall women,
long men and lean men. Uttered the street
after coming In contact with the pole.
When ordered to stop the student
picked up the lanterns and waved them
In the policeman's face. This caused
Smith to put on more speed, and he cap
tured tho youth at ICth street.
He gave his name aa Harry T. Wood,
of the .University Dormitories. His
room at tho University, the police say,
was adorned with numerous barber poles
nnd other odd souvenirs. Wood was held
ln $500 ball by Magistrate Tracy at the
15th and Vine streets station.
Beggars Annoy Suburbnn Residents
Tho police nro trying to round up a
band of beggars who are believed to bo
part of a band which has been terrorizing
women In Clifton Heights and vicinity
for somo time past. They frightened a
number of women In Clifton Heights
yesterday and tried operations In Pros
pect Park. Thero wero 10 men working
In different soctlons of the borough, bold
ly demanding money. In the evening four
of the gang entereu a untneso launary.
Councilman John I. Connor's homo was
We sold them for $15 to
$30 ! You can get one the reat
of this Week for
Alterations at cost
Every day some man tells
us how different he has found
our Clothes! Different in
Looks, different in the fine
Proportions of part to part
that creates STYLE!
Young Mens Suits!
Norfolk Jacket Suits!
It's wise to come at oneet
Your size may be a $20 Salt
for $11; a $25 Suit for $14?
a $30 Suit for ff7I PuJ
money In yourpurseJ
Perry & Coa,"p,f,M