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SSYMrffG ,LKDGTOPHIKAPELFHIA MOHDAY, FBBBTJABY 22, 1015;
Many Who Came to City for
Washington's Birthday Celo
brutiori Visit Churches.
Noonday Lenten services In tho Garrlck
Theatre nnd In churches ot various de
nominations In tho centra ot tho city
wero well attended today. Thousnnds of
persons In town to tnhe part in or wit
ness tho vnrioUB Washington's Birthday
celebrations availed themselves ot tho
Opportunity for noonday worship.
tent Impresses many men no moro
than a casual glanco In tho mirror," said
the Hev. J. J" Wheeler, who spoka today
at tho noon Lenten services at the St.
John's Catholic Church, 13th street above
'flt Paul spoke of tho man who looked
, )n a mirror nnd then forgot his own fen
. tures. It is that way with most men to
day. They profess that business Is too
urgent a thought to allow n time foriLi...
prayer. Wo havo gono through many
gtmts and wo will como from nil of them
unchanged unless tho attitude townrd ro
, llglon Is altered. It' Is not becauso dc
MHnn In wnrk Is thn need that mrn
.aJ.. tn tn ntTm T.nnt It la tiftrnltBA
IUI.UI " ."-. .- - -v.-., -
they do not want to,"
DEAN GROTON'S ADDRESS
' i Opens Scries of Lenten Sermons on
"The Uhrlstinn's Armor."
"Truth In tho glrdlo of tho Christian's
armor," Bald Dean William M. Oroton, of
the- Episcopal Divinity School of Phila
delphia, In the noonday Lenten sermon
at Old St. Peter's Episcopal Church to
day. This was tho flrst of a series of
, i Monday noon sermons which Dean Oroton
will deliver on "ino i;nnsuanH Armor.
"Tho filrdlo was an essential factor of
the armor of tho Roman legionary," Dcnn
Oroton said. "Tho Apostle Paul selects
truth as the glrdlo ot tho Christian s
armor. What does ho mean by truth?
i. Truth may mean tho rcnllty that lies out-
SluO UL ILBCXi, Ul ftl III.. llll-UM IIUIIUUI
jitss and sincerity ot character. St. Paul
means truth In tho latter sense. The Idea
Is that truthfulness of heart Is tho
Strength of a Christian's character.
"At flrst its possession means assur
ance in its possessor and tho confidence
of others In him. Second, possession In
volves tho exercise of truo candor not
merely In referonco to othors but to our-
selves in confessing our sins, nnd In ref
erence to God In the oxerclso of a full
trust In Him. Third, Its possession ro-
"veals itself In a lovo that Is helpful. Help
ful lovo is not Indulgence. Indulgence
betokens lack of strength of character
and begets tho samo lack In others."
PREACHER PLEADS FOR DEEDS
' It Is What Wo Do That Counts, Says
tho Rev. I. C. Hoffman.
"Our actions and not our protestations
determine what wo are," said the Rev. I.
Chantry Hoffman, In a Lenten sermon on
"Tho Christian's Creod," nt St. John's
Lutheran Church, Ttaco below Cth street,
at noon today. "What ono believes," ho
said, "limits his gTowth, for no man li
bigger than his thoughts. Tho Christian
belief 4s not only practical, but lasting
and helpful becauso it Is founded In
" 'What I believe Is the lot upon which
I build the houso of 'What I am' nnd of
What I do,' " continued the spoakcr.
"Thls was Illustrated by tho blessed Lord
Himself. Ho had n creed. Ho lived It.
This was the purposo of His coming Into
the -world; this Ho did whllo In the world.
Christ mado tho confession of His faith,
not In any formulated statement, but In
His teachings nnd his deeds. His creed
made His mission purposeful and power
ful. It sustained Him In all tho contra-
dictions of sinners, in His struggle with
Satan, In tho agony of Gothsemnne, In
His weariness pn tho way of sorrows, and
in His death on tho tree of the cross.
'We daro not confess that wo nro fig
'trees and then bring forth thorns. In
other words, creeds constrain and compel
consistent consecration. iThe repetition of
the clean nnd comprehensive creeds of the
church Is vanity If there bo no dolmr of
'what is confessed. Belief Is the basis of
, brotherhood. The Christian's creed makes
Wm one with God and with tho com
munion of Saints."
DOCTOR TOMKINS ON FAITH
rEector of Holy Trinity Speaks at St.
Tho series of noonday Lenten sermons
Oil 'TtlA Tnltli Ttfnrlorl HVldnv ' wlllpll thn
R Rev, Dr. Floyd W. Tomhins will preach
( every day this week nt St. Paul's Epls-
opened today with an nddress on "Tho
Foundation of tho Faith,"
Doctor Tomklns said a thorough and
t profound belief in Christ nnd His sacrl-
itf flee formed tho foundation of tho true
faith. Theologically tho Christian faith
was founded in tho divinity of Christ, In
the salvation of Christ through His blood
shed on tho cross nnd in the resurrection.
"Tha Study of tho Faith" -will bo Doctor
Tomkln'a subject tomorrow.
BOY SCOUTS PREVENT FLOOD
Soy Scouts saved the Chapman store,
1th and South streets, from damage by
water this morning, when they brought
Into play their tool kits and tholr knowl
edge ot emergency measures. Tho boys
are David Goldstein, 343 South street, and
.ajorris Levan, 223 South 6th street.
-PMslng' the store, they saw water trick-
' IlRg from Umlt thn rtnni In nnn wnn
.iibout to rnnnhlt nnd tha nntra hunt thn
? dOOr ODtn with their or. vnt tn thn
M Cellar and cut off tho flow.
L Loyalty to Weals' Lenten. Theme
LOValtv in nrxcfu hll.AH 1..!. I all
r that matters In life" was tha theme of
r Ly . nnon Lenten sermon In old Christ
I J1" " street above Market, delivered
r mo jiev, cuirord Gray Twombiy, rec-
"Of Of fit. TnrnAa' HnfnDn TllnlaiAnnl
rCftnrch. Lancaster. "This loyalty to per
sonal weals," said tha speaker, "was tho
T laeSSERA nf nt Tfthn , rl.l.lnnu In nn
L&ent daVa. nnrt It la nnA In tha Tlnnlr
jjSJf Revelations as a message to mankind
Lutherans Praise Sunilav
"Billy" Sunday's mmnatirn hna worked
Teat ffOOd In thn T.itth.Mn .lniMhad on.
?S?lns ? thfl a'nost unanimous opinion
K. . oy niiaopma ana out-Of-
; V".r,Blera nt "e weekly meeting ox
i teT A . 'reet today. The campaign
'r 33 Credited with havlnt atavtoil n trvaa
B Hl1?' '? reU1oua interest and church
Self.gacrlflce Day in Caraden
iJi1? days ot tha self-sacriflce campaign
jyc We unemnlnvitri nt nmn iair,t
iSiJ!?p.n.,0i.lhese contributions were in
lit On lraes' TJl8 Emergency Re-
dait, ,,!!" "ww seyejrav nunarea
SwUl be added to the fund today.
fei& (5." wera "tfttte1 today y j0&n
fetlitTn """' k save tiw, ana jucr
bT? g- 'who contributed &.
t oe4 pertonalttr aail wanly
", am liutrustar to Modw
". Ittog au and zffrMt.
GIVES If fin ALL TO CHURCH
AFTER HEARING EVAKQELIST
Society Womnn Tiinia Over "Whoto
Fortuno of 5d,000.
31ILTON, Pn., Feb, 22.-Hearlng a. Mr
man by Mr. Nicholson, an evangelist, yes
terday on "Tho Rich Toung Ruler," a
leading society woman was so deeply Im
pressed by tho word picture drawn by
tho speaker of tho position In which tho
youns ruler found himself when hd de
clined td accept Christ's ultimatum to
forsako all and follow him, that sho made
her way to Ilia homo of the Rev. 3. J.
Rrlnkcmn, 'pabtor of tho Prcsbytoriah
Church, nnd placed tn his hands bonds
to the Value dt moro than $50,000, her
She told tha preacher of her determina
tion to glvo up all for Christ. In an In
terview this hfternoon Mr. Hrlnkcnta cx
picssed regret that It ha.d become public,
but confirmed tho truth of the report. He
declined to give the nnme of tho woman.
BY DOUBLE ARREST
Young Man and Sweetheart Ac
reused of Embezzling Moneir
Tho romnnco of Margaret Malone, a
beautiful brunette, of dermantown, and
Martin Rclhcr was shattered today, when
both wcro held under ball accused of em
bezzlement by; Magistrate Pennock.
Through his Influence over the girl ha
caused her, the pollco say, to steal money
from her employer, Henry W. Plctcher,
a grocer, of CCT0 Gcrmnntown avenue, nnd
send It to him every week. Rclher was
formerly a clerk at tho rietchcr store,
nnd by changing tho totals of the cash
register managed to steal mora than 100,
When Miss Malono obtained a position
as bookkeeper, sho became attracted
townrd Rclher on account of his apparent
honesty and seeming determination to
succeed. Finally, ho told her how to
follow out lila plan In defrauding her em
ployer. Shortly nftcr this ho left, and
every week, It Is said, tho girl forwarded
hlm tho amount taken by Juggling' the
llgures. Tho average amount was be
tween $25 and $13.
Relhcr wpnt to Atlantic City and then
to Washington. There ho promoted a
cure for rheumatism and expected to be
como wealthy. But whllo he was ex
perimenting In Washington, his former
employor noticed a discrepancy in tho
books nnd mado an investigation.
Tho discrepancies dated back to tho
timo of Itelher's employment, and ho was
traded to Washington and arrested thcro
by Constablo Brady and Detective Far
rel. News of her sweetheart's arrest was
kept from Miss Malone. Today she was
summoned to Magistrate Pennock's Court
and almost collapsed on seeing Relhcr.
The girl disclosed Relher's plan with
tears In her eyes, but appeared to have
no 111 will townrd him.
Relhcr was held in $2000 bnll and Miss
Malono in $500 ball for a further hearing.
Miss Mnlono lives nt 163 Weaver street.
MEN, HURT IN WRECK' IMPROVE
Philadelphians Injured When Express
Train Is Derailed.
Two Philadelphians, who were Injured
yesterday when a Reading Railway ex
press train from New York waa derailed
near Hopewell, N. J are recovering at
their homes. ( The right leg of William
Gallagher, E332 Do Lancey street, was
broken when tho coach in which he was
riding overturned. Harry Schwartz, 2315
Bolton street, was bruised about the body.
The train was traveling CO mlle3 an
hour when tho accident occurred. Tho
smoker nnd two coaches overturned. The
fact that tho train was made of steel
cars is believed to have saved the lives
of many passengers.
TRIES SUICIDE BY GAS
Domlnlck Knowlan Is recovering at the
Polyclinic Hospital today, after breaking
up a "party" at tho home of Mrs. John
TJrlscoll, 2037 Federal street, yesterday, by
trying to commit sulcldo with Illuminating'
gas. Knowlan was discovered when a
shortage of chairs led Mrs. Drlscoll to his
room an an upper floor of tho house.
Knowlan was almost dead, but Dr.
Charles L. Hawkins, who was summoned,
applied flrst aid, and a pulmotor at the
hospital subsequently brought Domlnlck
back to life and consciousness.
Camden Self-sacriflce Fund $4000
Nearly $50) was dropped Into tha ballot
boxes which havo been plaoed all over
Camden for the cltya self-sacriflce days.
Contributions will bo received until tomor
row night, and It Is expected that a largo
sum will be realized, to be devoted to
the relief of Camden's unemployed. Con
tributions to tho general fund of the Citi
zens' Relief Association have reached
moro than MOOO. Collections were taken
up In all the city churches yesterday In
connection with tho movement Boy
Bcouta are guarding tho contribution
boxes on the streets.
Churchgoers Increase In Number
More, persons are going' to churches in
Pennsylvania towns than ever before, ac
cording to tho Rev, Dr. William Walker,
of ficranton. Doctor Walker spoke today
before the weekly Baptist Ministerial
Conference, held at tho First Baptist
Church. 17th and Sansom streets.
" 'Billy Sunday Is helping a great doal
to change many evils," said Doctor
Walker. "After Sunday left 8cranton tho
membership in my church was increased
by raore than SOO
Hundreds at Golden Wedding
Several hundred persons attended the
golden wedding1 anniversary of Mr, ana
Mrs. William Halberstadt last night In
Letter Carriers' Hall. 1501 Green street.
Mr. Halberstadt came from Germany in
im and served through the Civil War
InCompany D, SSth Pennsylvania Volun
teers. He met Mrs. Halberstadt through
a fellow soldier, and after peace was
declared started a shoe business, which
he sold about years ago after amasslns
a, comfortable tortune.
Dr, George H. Shuman Resigns
Dr. George K. Shuman has relned as
asent for the prevention of diseases In
thrDepartment ofJIealth and Charities,
a U600 position he has held for a number
of years. HUj resignation was duo to a
desire to enter private practice.
Ton sordlally tnvHi to
WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY PARTY
Dinner, Eifth n'Clods
4Svaae HrUB PwtUMd
Jlancto EnlertaJwats SsateiMr
Prorf and $0nm
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This is tho comprchonsivo nnd thorough plan of Transit Director
A. Merritt Taylor to provide real rapid transit for nil parts of
Philadelphia. Tho plan was evolved after moro than two years of
investigation and study by expert engineers. Tho plan as given out
by tho Department of City Transit has received tho indorsement of
Business men and engineers in every section of tho city. It provides
for high-speed lines from Frankford, Darby, Roxborough, Loganvr
Olney and League Island. Tho abolition of th confiscatory 8-cent
exchange tickets is assured and tho establishment of a universal
5-cent fare to all parts of Philadelphia. Included in tho plan is n
central business delivery loop to discharge passengers collected at
20 Broad street subway stations. The entire program is tho most
comprehensive, thorough and far-reaching in its results ever sug
gested in Philadelphia.
J. A. DEAMLEY ESTATE
WILL GO TO RELATIVES
Lato Manufacturer Left $1,030,445.34.
Sell Will Codicils Contested.
John A. Dearnley, manufacturer and
former membor of tho Board of Educa
tion, who died, In January, 1013, left an
estato aggregating J1,030,45.3I, according
to the account of tho Fidelity Trust Com
pany, executor, flled for adjudication by
the Orphans' Court. There remains from
tho total appraisement $009,073 21 for dis
tribution among tho heirs under tho pro
visions of the will.
Investments Included In tho balance are
tho following bonds: City of Philadel
phia, S,400, duo 1031: $35,000 due 1911: Mahoning-
and Shennngo Railway and Light
Company, U,K0: Bergner & Engel
Brewing Company, $15,000; Canadian
Northern Railway Company, U,T00;
Northwestern Pennsylvania Railroad
Company, $15,450: Pennsylvania Central
Light nnd Power Company, $10,000: Clear
view Coal Company. $17,000; City of
Pittsburgh, Pa., $30,000; also 203 shares
Republican Trust Company, $12,160. The
balance of the estato consists of 152 mort
gages. Executors of tho estato of Mary L.
Sell, who died a year ago at 1004
North 12th street. leaving $25,000, are re
sisting an effort to have two alleged cod
icils to tho decedent's will admitted to
probate. . ,,
The original will with three codicils
was admitted to probate last April, and
letters testamentary were granted to Ella
S. TIel nnd William . uanugncr.
The two additional codicils, which
were presented recently before the Reg
ister of Wills and precipitated tho con
test, are brief. One is dated September
24. 1908. and bequeaths $200 to Mrs. Kate
Harrison 'for her kindness." The other
paper Is dated December 3, 1913, and says,
'I want Mrs. Harrison to have my little
worktablo that is in ray room when I
A hearinir In the oaso will ba held be
fore the neglster of Wills tomorrow. In
her original will Mrs. Sell left $M0O t- the
Church ot tho Restoration, $500 to tho
Unlversallst Publishing House, of Massa
chusetts: $500 to tha Messiah Unlversallst
Home for tho Old. Tork road and Rus
comb streets: $300 to the Murray Grave
A.,.ininn nnd 150 each to tha Sunday
school. Flower Mission, Women's QuIIdJ
Mission uircie aim m . ""
Christian Union of tho Church of tho
SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
Tho Supreme Court today handed down the
ir JU8TICB BTiWAIlT-. ,
In re coaUited election of Charles T. Cramer
aiarihell. Appeal from Quarter 8eMlons Court
it ytyttta County. Decree of lower court re-
BY JUSTICE KiouasH
Philadelphia XlMtld Tranelt Com-
my. Appeal from uoraoion rjcu vvurt ,
, judgment afarmed.
Douilae. Jr., et al, v. Convene, Common
Plee! Court No. B. rhllidelohla. Judgment
reversed, with a procedendo,
Kelly vs. Johnson et al.. Common Pleas
Court No. S. Philadelphia. Judgment re
versed, with procedendo.
Hall Mtate-IIall appeal. Orphans' Court,
Philadelphia. Decree affirmed at ct ot ap
pellant, iuuvm .-. - "s "i ;. -i.i . k.
for Infanta and Invalids
Jt means tbo Original and Genuine
The Food-Drink for all Ages
Rich milk, malted grain, in powder form.
For infants, Invalids and growing children,
Purenutrition.upbuildingtts wholo body.
Invigorates nursing mothers and the aged.
More healthful than tea. or coffee,
TUa no substitute. kfarH0RUCK'3
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tartrate!. IsmtJtaalr aKaEVMSMfc S
A REAL AND A JOKER TRANSIT MAP
SUM OF ALL KNOM'LEDGE
Father Huntington Says it Is Com
prised in Divine Plan.
"Love for God" was tho subject of a
sermon delivered by tho Rev. J. O. S.
Huntington, O. H. C, at tho noon Lenten
services nt tho Gnrrlck Theatro today.
He emphasized tho fact that Cod exists
in everything and that wo cannot think
or do anything that Ho does not take
"No matter how much wo study, learn
nnd advance we ennnot know everything.
Complete knowledge Is only In God,"
said Father Huntington. "Men cannot
know the realm of truth because they
cannot know truth In Ito entirety. Benuty,
truth and knowledge are closely related
to God, for In order to understand these
subjects ono must have Infinite conception,
and only God possesses this."
NEW TRIAL IN BOY'S SUIT
AGAINST POLO PLAYER
Higher Court Holds John W.
verso for Runaway Horse.
Justice Frazer, of the Stato Supreme
Court, in an opinion handed down today,
holds that polo players must have the
ability to manage and prevent runaways.
This decision was handed down In tho
personal damage suit of John L. Douglas,
15 years old, against John W. Converse,
tho widely known polo player.
Five yeaj-a ago young Douglas was a
(spectator at a polo game In which Mr.
Converse was one of tho players. Dur
ing the game, tho ball was driven In
the direction of the Douglas boy's scat on
tho terrace. According to testimony, Mr,
Converse's pony dashed across the track,
knocked young Douglas down and tram
pled on him.
In tho lower courts tho suit to recover
damages was nonsuited. The higher court
reversed the Judgment of nonsuit and or
dered tho claim passed on by a Jury.
Will Pay Respect to Benefactor
Men whom ho saved from among1 the
derelicts of society will pay their last re
spects today to Isaiah M. Mewes. 70 years
old, who will ba burled from -the head
quarters ot the Sunday Breakfast Asso
ciation. 2a North 12th street, of which
he was a charter member. Mr, Mswea
died Wednesday from pneumonia after
a short Illness at his home, 211 Vogdes
street. West Philadelphia. For 30 years
ho had been one of the active workers ot
tha association, having retired from busi
ness to devoto all his time to the work
of redeeming the unfortunates.
ADJUSTED SOLID 14 Kt.
W a cannot
repeal how we do
It, but the fact
that we actually
are selllnr these
pieces for Sit
Instead of sis,
should be enoujb
tot rou, I. Press
Sons Is a busy
store becauso It U
so. Ve lo val
ues that justify
people lu (real
numbers to buy
here. If you
want an Inslcbt
lata the "why"
,ur our enormous
r nup famous
Watch and Diamond Hargato IlulIetU. It
teems with, waxrelous values.
LSale of Diamonds
jus; pseeiT4 front Our Cuttlu- Booms
i Carat, CIS
il Carat, S
JH af, .
This is the Costello "fake" plf.n which provides for no elevated to
Darby, for no high-speed 'lines to tho Northwest, for no subway de
livery loop. Instead, a Frankford elevated lino running three miles
into farm lands undeveloped nnd unpopulated is offered, with no pro
vision for the abolition of tho obnoxious 8-ccnt exchange tickets and
no hopo for a universal straight 5-cent fare. Vague suggestion of
spurs toward Chestnut Hill and Olney are offered. No suggestion
is made as to how trains from four tracks on North Broad street will
be run on two tracks on South Broad street Passengers from 26
subway stations along Broad street will bo discharged into two
stations. The dotted lines indicate how vague is tho proposal. It
is to bo noted that the spur extending from Front street would
reach merely into a sparsely settled farming neighborhood.
CARING FOR THE PENITENTS
Methodist ministers Will Carry on
Work Among Trail Hitters.
"Neglected ponltents" will bo cared for
and advised by Methodist preachers, who
will open a tcnt-meotlng campaign In
this city next summer to keep up the
enthusiasm left In tho wako ot tho Sun
This waa decided upon at a meeting of
tho ministers today In Wesley Hall, 10th
and Arch streets. Speakers emphasized
tho Interest that should be taken In tho
trail hitters after thoy havo been recom
mended to their church by Mr, Sunday,
nnd aftor hearing charges that many trail
hitters wcro being neglected thoy voted
on tho campaign. .
"Penitent trail-hitlers," said one min
ister, "have boon neglected and shown
that they woro not wanted In many In
stances. This la no manner In which
to receive a member of tho church. Somo
of the penitents woro told that hitting
the trnll was not taken seriously and that
they needn't mnko too much about it."
Kour largo tents will bo used In the
coming campaign. Theso will movo In
and around the city, In the parks nnd
public squares. Open-air meetings will
also be held. The campaign will end with
a big mass-meeting In Convention Hall,
participated in by all tho Methodist Kpls
copal churches in tho city. The Itev.
William H. Morgan, pastor of tho Cal
vary Methodist Episcopal Church, New
York, was tho principal speaker at this
morning's meeting.., Ills subject was
"Christianity's Supremo Mossage."
WASHINGTON. Patriotism next lo rmer
eme for Oori If the highest of virtues. Speakpr
Cliamu Clark declared. SDcnklne from a loial
WASHINGTON Sutn a freo press as this
nation now'hab should neer hae ben born,
in the exorusaed opinion of Senator Fletcher,
BOSTON. Msrcaret Mills, aired
from the top of a four-story tenement, landed
ry tenement, landed
en me sinewaitc ana frurmea encenuuy at nor.
rifled passeraDy. Doctors say outside of a few
bruises she Is unhurt.
NEW YORK. It's sadT sad news for Broad
way. Hereafter a pair ot highballs, ceoktalls
oiner "iwo-iora-qugnr arums will coal
CALDWELI N. J.
don't. tray.1 minus pe,
ripped their Into strl
JU1 Mew York rlrla
lettlooats. nirlit ei tham
Ir Into strips, formal a Ufa lino
Marry Heller, who fell over a cliff.
NBW YOIUC Anneallnu from a colics court
conviction, liorrls Qerstenfetd cited Shakes
peare, Irvine and Holmes to prove that wir
eline the thumb at the end ot the nose Is
not disorderly conduct.
At Wholesale Prices
Solid Mahogany, Colonial fourpoater Beds,
Aotual Value $50,00 Our Price $22,50,
A striking example of the low prices at which we sell
authentic, correctly designed furniture. In dealing with us
you are buying direct from the largest and most responsible
manufacturers, and you are assured not only of lower prices,
but of the best materials and highest grade of workmanship.
Whether you are in need of a single piece or have in
mind the furnishing of art entire home, we cordially invite
you to pay us a visit of inspection,
E. S. ELDREDGE ,
10154017 Filbert Street .
Coasolidated Huntitmw Maaufaatsfi lag, -
EXPECT TO REACH $ 100,000
RELIEF GOAL TODAY
Washington's Birthday Hoped to Bo
Incentive for Contributions.
Heavy contributions aro looked for to
day by thoso In chargo ot the "Eelf-sacri-flce"
fund of tho Home Relief Division of
the Emorgency Aid Committee, owing to
tho fact that this is Washington's Birth
day. It Is predicted that tho same gener
ous spirit which prevailed among tho peo
plo of Philadelphia on Lincoln's Birthday
will prevail today.
Already J8S,500 has been collected, leav
ing approximately ?11.M0 yet to be raised.
The morning mnll, as usual, brought In a
large number of donations, while tho
chutes in front ot tho committee's head
quarters contained many contributions.
Thousands of tho city's poor continue to
beslego the headquarters, seeking nld.
Many aro helped, but owing to the
scarcity of supplies and work many have
to bo turned away unaided.
LITTLE FIItE, BIG COST
City Spends $125 in Extinguishing
Jt coit tho city 12S today to extinguish
$1.63 wortli ot blaze. Tho lire was In the
homo of Samuel David, of 1333 Silver
street, and, after summoning the appa
ratus, Policeman Golcher turned fireman
himself and conquered the flames with a
bucket of water. Golcher 'figured the loss
out from tho flooring' and carpet which
Numerous statisticians, who have lots
of tlmo frequently figured that thefcost
of n one-alarm flro reaches 1125. They
Include the umount of fuel burned by
each engine, the wear and tear on the
apparatus, the friction on the olann sys
tem and the time or tho firemen.
A Live Piano
Trade In that dead Flano which stands
silent In your home and get a Player Flano
that will be alive with melody and muslo
and add many happy hours to the lives ot
every member of your family.
Oar offer will surprise you.
1129 CHESTNUT ST.
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HOMAGE TO "FATHER
OF OUR C0UNTRF
Washington's Birthday to
Be Observed in Patriotic
ahd Appropriate Manner
Throughout the Day and
Military, patriotic, church and olhw or
ganization, and ivery loyal cttltsa It !
ins somethle today to mark the c-b
eerrance of tho HJd finnlverssxy of thf.
birth of Oeorgo Washington, Tftthcr of
Our Country" and first President of lha
United States, From business bo mm,
factories and private houses "Old Glory"
is flying. Tho streets In tho centra of
the city aro brilliant with the constant
saving flags. Alt banks, brokers' of
fices and publto ofllces nro closed. Many
shops and Industrial establishments have
given their employes a holiday.
Tho principal celebration of tho anni
versary was held on Saturday with
parade and speeches at Independence
Hall. Many patriotic societies partici
pated. It was held on Saturday becauso
.tore persons were able to turn out on
Among the principal celebrations today
nro the annual military parade and din
ner of the 1st City Troop. It wilt bo Jield
this evening in the armory at 6.30 o'clock.
Another military function will bo tho regi
mental full dress parade and revioW Of
tlte 1st .Regiment, Infantry, N. Q. P.t tn
tho armory, Broad and Callowhlll streets.
Tho Trilby String: Band will entertain tho
guests of the citizen soldiers.
Tho Pennsylvania Society ot tha Sons
ot tho Revolution wilt hold a reception
In the rooms of the Pennsylvania Hos
torlcal Society, 13th and Locust streets,
from 4 until :M o'clock. A Martha Wash
ington supper will be given at tho Holmes
burg Baptist Church. Two flag" ralslnes
are to bo held, one nt Llanarch and the
other at Wharton Square.
WASHINGTON'S KIN HERE
OBSERVE HIS BIRTHDAY
Six Members of Great Man'o. Family
Aro Residents of Philadelphia.
George Steptoe Washington, great-Rroat-grandnephew
of George Washing
ton, nnd his son, William Do Hprtburn
Washington, of this city, will honor the
blrthduy of their distinguished ancestor
today by visiting relatives in Jfew Jor
eey, George Steptoe Washington, is presi
dent of tho Arm of Washington & JnmcSi
of 21 South Front street, whllo the tour
other descendants ot Washington, who
nro Philadelphia, all daughters of
Georgo Fayette Washington and cousins
of Georgo Stcptoo Washington, will ob
serve the day quietly at their home, ZU
South 43d street. West Philadelphia.
Mr. Washington has a doUblo claim to
relationship with the Father of IIH
County, for his great-great grandfathers
were Colonel Samuel Washington and the
lirst President's oldest brother, Jo'on Au
gustlno Washington. A marriage of third
cousins brought tho two collateral lines
The family traditions havo not been
kout up a great deil during the last half
century, snys Mr, Washington. He any
ho does not recall a single Incident ol
George Washington hlmselt vh!ch had
been handed down.
Colonel Samuel Washington built til
estate at Harowood near what Is noiv
Chariest own and Harper's Ferry, W. "Vs.
The family fortunes were destroyed y
the Civil "War and in 1ST! Mr, Washington
came to this city to enter business.
$8, $10, $12
that we sold this
season at $15, $18, $20, $25!
The Character and Work
manshlp of these Perry
Overcoats make the Real
Fine, serviceable chinchlU
las, some with shawl collars,
some with notch lapels! Coats
that have appealed to th
careful dressers of Philadel
phia! Swagger Balmacaans that
are just the thing for the fn
between season when you
need a rain-proof Overcoat!
15 and $18 Coats, ipS
$18, and $20 Coats, $10
$20 and $25 Coats, $12
Alterations charged for
Best Choice for flrst
Cqmera! Get your Coat to
day and enjoy t rest of tM
and all of nest two r ttrue
Machinaws, $ o
Dandy for car or rontigri
They were $85Q & $10!
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