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yOL. I-NO. 138
PHILADJSLPHIA, MCXNDAY, JTEBRTTAIir 22, 191G.
Conusor, lOiS, m rnc Peiud LsMts Coummt.
PRlOJ- OKB OBHT
BY BRITISH MINE,
Embassy Says Borkum
h Island Coast Is
-Strewn With the
Washington Government Not
'Accountability" Because of
C's Disaster Owners Not to
fflrjin Ecport Thnt Submarine Had
S&Sunk British Army Transport in
K Channel Officially Denied, in Ldn-
y. don Another English Ship Sunk
t$:in Irish Sea.
El UDlimUiU.l X' UU. .
... r.t-.mrt. TO. 0
F At the German Embassy it was nssencn
rth'tlt thero wns no possibility that the
Imlne struck by tho Evelyn was a Ger-
Lilian one- "Tho North Sea, in tho vicinity
-ef BorKum jsinnu, wh ummtu u
.,. lt)i Urltlnh emrlnca of destrtic
Rtlon' of Oils sort and tlio surmlso was ptlt
fit Anchor or collided 'with one which had
Ifcroken.from its moorings.
Kcaptam Guy Gaunt, naval attacho of
fi,w British Embassy, said It was unlikely
libo Kvelyn was blown up by an .English
IT?..- i.7'..i. 1.1. n,lmlll,1 "V-nr-.l. Ctnn
Sailnes ate so thick It Is Impossible to tell
fimre all Emdlsh ones arc." British Em-
Ifcusyodlclals Inclined to think tho Evelyn
Knight, have been torpedoed by a subma-
fe If tho German Admiralty proposed to
ites'troy all Bhlps li tho War zone, they
ffsald. It Is possioio a ocrman Buomanno
Istruck without waiting to lcarn'tho cargo
8"oV Identity of tno shlp' They' admitted
f the. vessel's destruction was inimical to
SrrJfo protest will bo made to tho United
iBtates oovernment oy me owners ol mu
tEvelvn. This was made clear today by
Oftlllam L. Harris, of tho Harrls-Irby
S Cotton Company, owners of tho vessel.
W "1 have no protest to' make to WaBh-
' Intrton. and all there is left for mo to do
li'to collect .tho Insurance," ho said.
& XnerQ 13 uu&uiu.viy nu fi.uuuu iv. ,
.protest. Inasmuch as the German Govcrn-
jrjrtent nau consianny warnea ana urgeu
bill'slilnk to co by way of tho North of
Kffiotlaiuts In fact, they have been pro
f'vldlns pilots for such ships tb pilot them
through ihc mine field. We liave three
iaiore ship, on their way to Germany
dof the Vincent, with &000 bales or cot-
Eij'Hon; the Pass of Ralmaha, with 6000 bales,
te'and the Bynhlldc.- Avith 5000 bales.
F Thn. Eve1tnliLtiiMflrat-,eaael carrvlnn.1
usurance irom me unuou amies uurcau
it War Risk Insurance to be lost, nl-
icougn tne uureau nas written more tnan
$55,000,08) Insurance on ships and cargoes
since it Dcfjan operations.
Tne urmsn iamoassy sent an indignant
denial to tho State Department of the
Cehnan story that England Intends to
How' up an American chip In the German
death zone, with a view to nlaclne- the
Mme on Germany.
, Gtrraany will not be-.iold to "strict ac-
toantablllty" for destruction of tha
"Americaij steamship Evelyn at Borkum,
u present Administration views carry.
Virtually the entire redress will be civil
proceedings by tho vessel's owners
tjalnst Germany. If It can be Proved.
when, tho war Is over, that Germans
flawed -the. destroying, mine.
SWhlle the nfTirl.il -IpW tnflnv Tirn thnf
tte latest Incident added to the gravity
,ui nn aireauy extremely aeucate situa
tion, authorities held that Germany had
Concluded on Pace roar
Today belngr Monday thero Is more al-
ySed hUmor than usual In the Josh term,
trairthlnBton'a Washdav." And sneaklnir
pfttklf country's grand old .man. what haa
liecoma.of the cherry. tree Incident this
jje&r? it seems "we are not hearing about
Inasmuch as usual. Can it be the youth
H America are becoming Imbued with
Was of the skepticism of their elders.
Ittls tjUI never do. Boon they will be
pslsf away with all the nursery classics.
fM instance, somebody may deny that
April showers brlns May flowers."
gterybody knows they do. particularly
iSken they occur In February. Meaning
mw, ur. as tne. poet says. "What
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DETECTIVES APPEAR, IN AWESOME iffASKS AT DAILY
BECK FINDS WILSON
POLICY CONTRARY TO
THAT OF WASHINGTON
Orator at- University Day
Exercises of U. of P.
Degrees Conferred on
John G. Johnson and
Other Noted Men.
The need for preparedness on the part
of tho United States to enforce respect and
repel Insult was emphasized by James M.
Heck, of New York, former Assistant At
torneyGeneral, speaking as tho orator of
the day at tho 17oth University Day excr
clses'ot tho University of Pennsylvania In
the Academy of Muslo today,
Mr. Beck's address'on "Tho Foreign
Policy of George Washington" followed
the conferrlnsof tho degree of'Doctor of
Laws on Joh'n G. Johnson In the presence
of the trustees, distinguished visitors and
nh'o-Wultent bW'6rthe'UhlversTtyr THe'
academy was crowded to tho doors.
Mr. Bock dwelt upon the declarations of
'Washington that tho foreign policy of
tho United States shpuld be a. strictly
neutral one, but one enforced by a
strength capable of maintaining the
dlgnUy of the Government. The Adminis
tration was lnfercntlally criticised.
"Would Washington,- of all men," asked
Mr. Beck, "accept a policy which seeks
to limit the power nnd Influence of the
Itepubllo to the Western Hemisphere, and
which attempts to surrender tho world
wlde and beneficent Influence In the af
fairs of man, to which tho greatness of
our people nnd the strength of our re
sources entitle us?"
Mr. Beck doubted the propriety of con
sidering Washington as the man of peace
ful submission. Ho denounced thoso "who
would forever keep tho Republic In her
swaddling clothes, and who for this pur
pose invoke tho great name of Washing
ton. They should first convince us that
if ho were President of potentially tlie
most powerful nation he would,advIse It
to yield precedence to lesser and weaker
"If the world shall hereafter move to
the consummation of collective responsi
bility for the maintenance of interna
tional peace," he said, "and if all na
tions shall unlto to suppress any dis
turbance of the world's peace, as in the
nature of civil war, cariMt, bo that Wash
ington Intended that In such a movement
toward perpetual peace this Republic
Bhould. surround Itself by a Chinese wall
of political isolation?"
WILL CONFER 12 DEGREES.
Beforo the close of University Day
the trustees will have conferred 12 honor
ary degrees and dedicated a new building
worth 1130,000. Charlemagne Tower, for
mer Ambassador to Germany, will be
the principal speaker at the alumni ban
quet In the Bellevue-Stratford tonight
Many. of the alumni will remain until
tomorrow for the second day's dedica
tion of the Thomas V. Evans Museum
and Dental Institute, northwest corner
of 40th and Spruce streets.
John Q. Johnson was made a doctor
of laws this morning. at the Academy
exercises. This afternoon, as a part of
the dedication of the Evans Museum, the
honorary degree of master of science In
architecture was conferred on John T.
Wlndrim. of Philadelphia, who designed
The degree of Doctor of Laws was con
ferred upon Dean E. C. Kirk, of the den
tal school, and Dr. Edwin T. Darby. The
following prominent dental surgeons were
honored with the degree of Doctor of
Science: Dr. William Simon. Dr. Truman
W, Brophy, Dr- Edward H. Angle, Dr.
Eugene S. Talbot, Dr. John H. Mummery.
Dr. Edward C. Godon. Dr. Wllhelm
OUek "and Dr. OtonfO . V .Black. p Doc
tor Qoden, leader of the dental profession
"France, arid Dr. Wllhelm Dleck, of
Berlin, were not present, and their de
gr?ea were conferred "in absentee,"
NEW BUILDING MAttKS EPOCH.
The dedication of the Evans In$',tui?!
Wilding marks an epoch in the history
of Cental education. In the opinion of
?boVe who have viewed the building. The
Continued on Pge tflf
Eighteen Prisoners Paroled
TRENTON, Feb. The paroles of 18
Inmates, Including three women, were
signed by Jacob Shurtt, president of the
Board of Prison Inspectors, today, thus
"?'- '.. .. , llha.lv
settuir in priswuwB ,.
The first of a notable seriea of
articled' regarding tHe ovartbro
of the corrupt political organiza
Terre Hapte, Indiana
where M city offmaUai hench
men, u arrests $7 of whom
have pUaded guilty to the werge
of eompiram vnll apptar m torn-
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This was the sight that met tho eyes of the prisoners lined up beforo
the city's detective force today in order that the 'sjeuths might
familiarize hemselves with the features of'.suspects. The new cover
ing conceals the entire face instead of merely the eyes, 'as 'was-the
case with the old masks.
SUNDAY TAKES RliST
AFTER HARD DAY
Evangelist and Barty Guests of
Collector William H. Berry
on River Outing.
"Billy" Sunday, In keeping with the
patrlotlo spirit of tho day, took a trip
along tho Delaware today with numerous
clergymen and Government onlclals on
the cutter Wlssahtckon. The party went
as far north aa Torresdale and on the
return trip inspected Fort Mifflin.
The boat sped by the League Island
Navy Yard Just as tho Government's
saluta of 23 guna was being flred in honor
of Washington's Birthday. "Billy" said
he was delighted with the trip and de
clared It was one of the 'most enjoyable
he had ever taken.
He expressed his appreciation to Cap
tain W C. Myers, commander of tho Wls
sahlckon, for tho fine time given him and
The Sunday. party Included Mrs. Bun
day, Mr. and' Mrs. Benton D. Ackley, Ho
mer A. Rodeheaver, Miss Rose Fetterolf,
Miss Kinney, Mrs. William Aaher, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Btover, Miss, Alice Mi
riam Gamlln and Fred Siebert. Jack Car
diff was much In evidence. He welcomed
an old "pal," Bryan I. Hayes, . boxing
Instructor of the Racquet Club, who' sec
onded Cardiff In aome of his lights.
The guests on board Included Surveyor
of Customs and Mrs. Charles R. Kurt,
Deputy Collector and Mrs. H. K, Lathy,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry N. Parkinson, As
sistant Collector and Mrs, A. W. Dur
rell, A. Russell Smith, Deputy Surveyor
James Burps. Chief Inspector Thomas J,
Ross, Captain A. A. Brophy. R. J. Mo
Knight, W. R. Carson. Mr. and Mrs., Ro
land S. Morris, Miss Henrietta Butts. In
spector H. C. Gettel, William M. Croll,
Dr, J. H. Jlackenberg, Frank W. Farmer,
of Denver; Miss Frances allien, Homer
Berry. Paul "Berry.
"Billy" expressed himself as delighted
with the stag luncheon that was served
In the salon of the boat, In, the com
pany of Collector Berry, Judge Dickinson,
the Rev. Dr. A. L, Lathera, of the Third
Presbyterian Church; the Rey. Joseph
Tlmmlns, of St. Michael's Catholic
Church, Chestei the Rev. Jamea Tttn
njlns. of St. Monica's Cathollo Church;
the Rev. Dr. Q. Bossard, of the Over
brook Presbyterian Church, and the Rev.
W. Turner. o the Overbrook Episcopal
The evangelist waa delighted with the
battleship Moreno, visited by tha party,
which he described aa "wonderful,'' He
made the inspection accompanied by J.
Swan and B. H, RIggs, both of the New.
York Shipbuilding Company, of Camden,'
who were guejta aboard the Cutter.
Before starting on his sail this morning,
Sunday announced that he would preach
four times next Friday, when he Is to
Breach, to wonjen aily. IJ has been found
that the "woMen only" sermxma attract
the biggest audiences of the evangelist,
For thU reason, &nd lines the Phlladl
Btate crowds liave. nlways Itm too big
iv ft M St lliwi
BY NEW FALSE FACES
Sleuths With Features Hidden
by Formidable Masks Con
front Them at City Hall.
Through tha mysterious underground
channels of the underworld a tip flashed
today. In the vernacular It was to tho
effect that the "fly' cops' got new false
faces." When the crooks who fell Into the tolls
were lined up for the regular "stick-up'1
at City Hall today several of them gazed
into new countenances. They had been
accustomed to passing before the detec
tive squad while the sleuths concealed
their features only with tho dainty ollk
mask,made popular at bal masques -which
conceal- only the eyes and a portion ot
Today the sleuths looked the prisoners
over behind a formidable shelter. For the
purpose of protecting his men from the
dangers due to recognition by dangerous
Characters Detective Captain Cameron de
cided on larger masks. They were tried
out for the first Umo this morning, there
by causing much surprise and not a lit
tle chagrin among the captives, who were
unable to recognize their enemies.
The new masks cover the faces of the
detectives entirely. They are made of
black silk, with narrow silts for eyes,
nnd cover the face of the guardian ot
the law from the eyebrows to the chin.
Even, the neck is 'concealed from view.
Matty detectives liave lost their lives
In this city as a result of testimony given
by them In the course ot the dally
"stick-up," which is the routine 'lining
up every day of the prisoners before' the
detectives. The new masks, It Is be
lieved, wilt' obviate danger and also
make the "ticks" less liable, to Identifica
tion when on 'the trail ot criminals.
Davies, Hurley,' Harris, Perry,
and 'Rubie'e" Appointed to
New Board, . .
WASH INOTON. Febj-H-President Wil
son today. nominated -the five members
of the Interstate.' Trade Commission.
Joseph Edward Davies,, Madison, Wis.,
present Commissioner of Corporations.
Edward Nash Hurley, of, Illinois, presi
dent of the Illinois Manufacturers' As
sociation; William. Julius Harris, ot Georgia. Di
rector of CenKus.
William H. Porm Seattle,. Wash, treas
urer of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce.
Oeorgo Rublee. Cornish, N. II., counsel
for the Alaska Engineering, CommJssiMt,
The nominations aro (virtually tha s&t
that had. bfea forecast, with. tl?e ex
tton that George Rubles' name -was sub
stituted for that of qeorge H, Record, ot
New Jeresy. today. It was stated that
the President would mxm Record tvx
"STICK - UP"
JUAREZ PRIZE FIGHT
TO MEET SAM M'VEA
Negro Pugilist Still in Ha
vana After Spirited Ex
change o f Telegrams
With Manager Curley.
Date for Battle Unsettled
HAVANA, Cuba, Feb. 22. Jack John
son, negro heavyweight c'namplon, was
notified .by cable this afternoon that a
postponement had been decided upon in
his fight with .less Wlllnrd. which orig
inally was scheduled for March 6, In
The cable wns delivered to Johnson
after ho had boarded the liner Morro
CaBtlo with the Intention of sailing for
Immediately upon flie receipt of the
4clcsra"ni, Johnson hurriedly- djsoinharlteii
irom tne uoat iiuu iii-ueiJii-i, un.uuci ......
tho Havana fight promoters to fight Sam
McVen, another negro. In a 20-round bout
here Saturday night.
Johnson earlier In the day had cabled
the promoters of the Johnson-Wlllard
fight to shift the bout to this city.- Later
on Johnson ssjld ho had concluded that
tho fight could not bo held In Havana be
cause all-preparations had been made for
holding It In Juarez.
Johnson then tried to charter a steam
ship to take Jilin to Mexico. Falling, he
obtained passage on board the Morro
Castle at the last minute nnd rushed
aboard. The ship was about to swing off
on Its trip when the-cnble thnt told John
son that tho fight dato had been post
poned was handed to him. Tho cable did
not stato what date the fight would bo
Johnson wired Curley asking that the
fight bo held In Havana.
Curley Immediately dispatched a warm
reply demanding that the champion keep
bis agreement with the local people and
lilmself and that he (Curley) could think
of no change In the plans.
This Is tho wording of Johnson's mes
sage: ! "Why not transfer tho fight to this
city? Everything looks good here. I may
have trouble getting Into Mexico."
HAVANA, Feb. 22. Jack Johnson, the
negro heavyweight champion' of the world,
waa turned down by all the leading Ha
vana hotels when- he arrived here today
from Ctcnfuegos with his white wife and
a large retinue.
Johnson himself and wife went to the
Plaza Hotel In state with his wife, but
received a Jolt when the management In
formed him that "all rooms are taken."
Without arguing the matter, Johnson re
quested permission to leave his baggage
there while he sought rooms at other ho
tels. Tills was' granted and he then vis
ited the Sevllla, Inglaterra. nnd other ho
tels, all of which turned him down. The
champion and his wife then set out to
Keek private lodgings.
Johnson's white wife, his secretary, a
sparring partner and valet accompanied
NOW OVER THE REFEREE
Jimmy Dunn Insists on- "Billy" Rocap
Negotiations for the proposed six-round
Kid Winiuins-Jo'iinny Kllbane bout here
are still pending, with tho possibility of
a decision In a few days. Developments
today proved that tho hitch In the match
has shifted from the weight and finan
cial questions to a matter of the referee.
On receipt of remoter Edwards' bid
of 111,000. with a privilege of 35 per cent
to each boxer, Jimmy Dunn, manager of
Kllbane, wired the Olympla impresario
that he would consent to the match pro
vided "Billy" Rocap, of this city, be
appointed referee of , the contest.
Jack Hanlon, matchmaker of the Broad
street arena, said'' this afternoon that
Dunn would have to agree to the club's
offidaK referee, Frank O'Brien, us the
third man In the ring. Edwards wired'
Dunn In Cleveland to this effect, and the
former 1 waiting-' for" aw -answer. "
Before Dunn left , for' Cleveland last
week he signed a contract" WltbV- Jack
McGuIgan, of the National A. aLfor a
Kllbane-Wllllams light' for a puree -of
If the flight la held Hanlon said the
oat'e-for-.the Battle between the two cliflm
ploal iwould ba set for March IT.
CHIP FICHTS GItQTJSE TONIGHT'
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. S3.-Flst!q Iijt
tiowt In thjs section today centred In the
much-discussed battle In which George
Chip and Buck Crouso are to engage to
ulght in Duquesno. Garden.
Magnate's Father Pies
WWUamtaW. Fob. U.-Adam Armour.
ft ymm M. father of WUKata .taaour,
pMiiMt ot tb KftSMS CltY K', 84' Oil
flub, f jlt American AKKiciutlon, Jwi
TODAY'S BASKETBALL RESULTS
Washington and Lee. 7
Annapolis : , (, 21
Jenkintown High School ......... 1$
Alumni , . .,. 5
Winchester Prep. , . . . ',.; 8
Chestnut Hill Club... f q
Winchester Prep, 2d '..'. ,' 6
Chestnut Hill Club, 2d '. Jiltf
West Point 16
George Washington University... 8
Army Plebes 8
Brooklyn Boys' High 7
TAYLOR HAS SEVEN
QUERIES FOR COUNCILS
Members Will-Be Asked to Put
Themselves on Record Re
Director Taylor late this afternoon Is
sued a list of nevon questions, which he
proposes shall bo submitted to every
Councilman In Philadelphia to dotermlno
his position upon tly transit situation.
Copies of the questions will bo sent to
labor, business, fraternal nnd .civic as
sociations In order thnt every pressure
may be brought to bear upon Councils.
Tho Committee of 1000 will represent
every ward In the city. Every mem
ber of the committee will bo nsked to
form a small committee of his Immediate
friends In his ward nnd have ench sub
mit the questions to tho Councllmen In
ICnch Councilman wilt be required to
place himself nqunrely on record for or
against tho joker transit ordinance spon
sored by tho Flnanco Committee and to
pledge or refuse to pledge mmsclf to
prompt action to defeat nil subterfuges
nnd delays attempted by the coterie' of
obstructionists who oppose tho 'Taylor
real rapid transit plan.
The questions to bo asked Councllmen
First. Will you support und vote for
tho ordinances which were Introduced In
Councils at tho request of the Depart
ment of City Transit, and which nro
drafted In the usual and legal form and
which prescribe that a special election
shall bo held to enable tho people to au
thorize nn Increase In tho city's Indebted
ness In tho amount of $8,000,000, as agreed,
for the beginning of work on transit de
velopment? Second. "Will you oppose nnd voto
against tho "fake" transit ordinance re
ported by tho Finance Committee of
Councils at their last meeting or any
other fnko ordinance or fake amendments
that may bo attnehed to the ordinances
Introduced at the request of the Depart
ment of Cltv Transit? '
"TTttra;"' win"youasumortmd vQt- for-
thb program for vRapId Transit develop
ment with frco transfers, which haa been
nutllned bv the Dcnartment of City Trnn-
slt and the methods which the Depart-,.
ment has outlined for carrying tno same
Fourth. Will you support ana voio 101
the recommended routes, except the North
Urond Street Line above Pike street
which Director Taylor hopes to modify
as per his report to Councils ot February
11, to meet the desires of tho residents of
that district nnd of Gcrmantown?
Fifth. Will you support and vote for all
motions which will expedite the transit
development? ' .
Sixth. Willi you vote against all mo
tions which will delay tho transit de
velopment? Seventh. As our representatives In
Councils, are you acquainted with the de
tails of the ordinance reported by the,
Finance Committee, and will you please
explain your understanding of that ordi
nance and why the ordinances Introduced
at tho request qf the Department of City
Transit have been shelved In favor ot the
"fake" ordinance reported by the Finance
COUNCILS TO FIX TERMINUS
Conference Between Taylor and Logan
Delegation to Decide.
An understanding by which It was
agreed to leave to Councils the naming
of ilia northerly terminus of the Broad
street subway was reached this afternoon
at a conference la the Bourse Building,
attended by Director Taylor. E. J. Laf
ferty, president pf the Logan Improve
ment League; Frank Greer, vice president
ot the jeague; William Chambers, the
treasurer, and Walter ungerman, oc ne
It was agreed, as poiniea out uy di
rector Taylor, that It would be unwise
to aueclfy the routes in the ordinance
calling for the election. As the result of
the- conference It was aeciaeu wai di
rector Taylor would present to Councils
the various routes outlined in the Taylor
plan and leave the final determination
nnd terminus of the route to City Coun
cils. When the conference was over the Lo
gan delegation promised to do all In its
power to make the mass-meeting Wednes
day night a success.
PENN'S ROOKIES LOOK GOOD
Wray, Freeland and Andrews May
Get Berths on Varsity Nine.
Three of the most promising of the new
candidates for the ' University of Penn
sylvania baseball team are II. Wray, who
Is trying for a position as catcher, E. M.
Freeland, a pitcher, and C. II, Andrews,
Last year Wray was the catcher for the
Freshman nine. He has been doing
splendid work since the Quakers began
work this winter and has an even chance
to fill the place left vacant by Schwert,
of last year's team.
Freeland has ljeen showing very good
form as a pitcher, the department In
which Pennsylvania Is now the weakest,
Andrews Is a good infUlder and has
beesr making an Impressive showing1 with
the bat ,
Roy Thcrtqas Is doing most of the-ooaeh-4ng,
hut haa jecelved some valuablegj
slstanco from ''Chief Bender, the fornjgc
Star pitcher for tnA Athletics, amftSKfK
wood Magee, ex-captatn of the ThtlUea.
SMOKES Off 0PERAT1!J TABLE
When John LangSl years ojd, a ma
chinist, living In jOlentpwn, was placed tm
the operating table lata this afternooa s,t
the Samaritan Hospital, he refused to
have any anesthetic administer! to Ijlra,
"What, thee will Sou hawf ! sue,
of tlifi physician
"A, good strong elsar."
Dr. W. W. Baboock rgBd vrttte JT
tlant Lang Mftwd to IhtfMi, W repmet
wm wmmtmi, 'Wtol patted away nt
al Maefc clear A a aHA-a term
bitv.w.'.. val.'; is, aavl,-il !,
FOE'S TRICK TO
MAKE BILL VOID
Ordinance So Framed
That Public Service
Proposed Extension of Fr4nk
ford Line Through Unpeo
pled District Inserted in Or
der to Call for Veto and
PLACES TO GET TICKETS
FOR TRANSIT MASS-MEETING
Tickets for tho mass-meeting of citi
zens called to light tho Connelly tran
sit ordlnnnce, now beforo Councils,
can bo obtained at the publication of
flco of tho Ev-Btfiifo Ledoeu, 8th and
Chestnut streets; at Ledger Central
nnd nlso from members of the Com
mittee of Ono Thousand.
Advocates of the Taylor real rapid
transit plan announced today that they
discovered the intent of- the great
big "jokor" In tfie substi
tute transit ordinance Intro
duced In Councils by tho Fi
Tho substitute ordinance
provides for an elevated joad to Rhawn
street,' Frankford. 'three miles beyond
UltiaKsstrpet, .tha icrmlnOa j?f he. north-,
easix-m lino unaer me aayjor plan.
Tha Flnatice Committee ordinance would
continue the northeastern cteydled road
from Bridge street, through three mites
of sparsely settled farm country. There
would be no patronage for the road In
this section and the cost would be ad
ditional hundreds of thousands of dollars
without any prospect ot adequate return,
such as Is assured under the Taylor plap.
The reason- for the "Joker" found today
TheFlnancQ Committee drew up the
substitute ordinance merely for the
purpose of delay, '
It sent the irortheastorn line three
miles beyond Bridge street, to Rhawn
street, because It wished to nullify
the wish of "the pe'opTo at this time.
Its pUrposq In sending the road to
Rhawn street wad to prevent the
special $0,000,000 transit loan election it
recommended in its ordinance.
"JOKEa" INVITES VETO.
The "Joker" In the ordinance Is this
. It was realized by the Finance Com
mittee that the" .Public Service Com
mission would never authorize or per
mlt the construction of an elevated road
beyond Bridge street, trie limit of north
eastern population, and that It would con
demn It as unnecessary and unwise.
The ordinance would come before th '
Public Service Commission for puroosej.i
of review and approval alter the measure
was passed by. Councils and authorized
by the people.
In Its move to delay and prevent tha
speedy consummation, of rapid transit,
therefore, the Finance Committee tie.
Ilberately Inserted a 'provision which It
knew would result In preventing a speedy
start on the transit plans and which
would, after the special election the lat
ter part of next month, result In -a pro.,
hlbltlon of 'the Rhawn - street extension
by 'the State Commission as against
This news waa spread broadcast through
the city today, and it met with clty-wjde
Concluded oa Vfute HU
PENN .RELAY ENTERED IN
PITTSBURGH TRACK MEET
W ' "I
Cornell, Princeton and Quakers Will
Compete March 13.
PITTSBURGH, Feb. 2i-Pittsburgh will
b the Mecca of Eastern college and Uni
versity alumni residing in western Penn
sylvania March 13, the occasion being the.
annual Indoor track meet of the Pitts
burgh Athletic Association.
The announcement of the speejat two
mile relay between Cornell, Pettnv
and Princeton- has aroused "old gradf-of
Another race of Importance win ue tlte
Pennsylvania College relay, wlilcb -wilt,
bring into competition such teams as
Pennsylvania, State. University Ptift
burgh, Washington and Jefferixm, Cari
negle Institute ot Technology, CfrltettlHj.
titans and Indiana, Normal,
Shugrtie and Qrifflth Meet Tonight "
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me meat isiwss pv n a jsxwMMr
bout here tonight. Both boxers mi H &
light workout today and weigh! ta jfc
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