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n.iMJlons nml Answers
-h.. r1,ot6plny KJltnr ot tll Jr'vp'N-
rnnkn will be please.1 to answer
iM Sm retiliVw to hl department.
flffi Unff to family nrtalrs of
JSom !W .ctres.es are barred abso-
hota?rl will not be answered hy lot
? All taller mint 1)0 nchlresse.l to
Uopiay Udltor- KVBMHia i.w.
,. Bara, French actress, has the
If. nart In "A ro1 T,icrc Wn8' l"
S',Uf : .i..nnn of the Klplln poem
W: .. .1,. "fool who made his prayer to
. . - . - Until nC tilt lr "
f..""i,.; not been without
t1!er, ' Wldcnts. A few years oko a
irln Wiled himself In her dresslnB
Kcause she had spurned nil ovo
".".... .1.. iniiii nt nn Must tn-
ll!!'nekwar. who had given the actress
'll.rfully wroUBht snnko bracelet
lis ?U'T"L .., in.llnn poison Mile
l?.f u showing tho younc "inn tho
? snrlnc hy which tho polBon was
f",scrt P''ni " ,, nf ,i1n hollow
f'7 lake when he suddenly seized It
&1 hUf and. ptacln tho rnaho to I.H
"iiV. Aled at her reel.
:! '"-." ...1... .iii foot nn IhPV ilo
Toil as iu3 " .-- -- ---
i i l.t Tint iinivr In
ikotit tie vnnHim- "
i'" i.i l. n uniimlro nnil til
lip." "-..i. ;ii
JEK vampire cannot bo fat. Tliero never
?"?L., will be n fnt vamnlre! r
"t . foninlroq ftfP fliirk WOtllPn.
ffigh omo have blood-red hair and
n snake-lino r.vca. . vniiun "i
J"'" .... ....I If 1 over fall under tbo
-Jill of a'mnn, I know that my power
; klr men will bo Kotio. Hyor.v woman
",.,, diooBC whether sue win love or no
nil. She ration! hope for both! The
tTMt Is why she makes foolH of men.
..o.ii fnr every woman vnniptre thern
f1... in mn of tho sainn type men who
: like everything from women-love, de-
I ..nsn. heautv. youth, and Rive nomine
' in rrturnl V standi for vamplro and It
' ll4nd for vciiRcance, too. Tho vamplro
; I rly I' ho vcnReanco of my sex upon
: 1U exploiters. You seo." Jtllo. Bara
L ended, "I havo tho faco of a vampire but
thi htart of a rcminisioi
Arcadia, New Photoplay Theatre
! Ttt lint ot tho city's nttractlvo places
c( photoplay cntorlalnment will shortly
'U augmented by tho Arcadia Theatre.
fhs now nlnyhouso l now III course of
itn nn thn north flhtn nf Choslnilt
irititvu " -- - ---
Utreet cast of ISth, and It Is nxpected
'that It Will or compieicu trior xn mo
.ji t lint nrninnl mnnlli ll tclll Tin
'' i..i.1nl nrnliltontiirnlK mill fihanllitnlv
j-(lpr6of and safe from a building stand-
i polnu lis capacity iwn ue nuu. nn ucmrm
lOCftllon IS suro in hhiko u pupuinr wun
th particular clientele. Announcement
& if. ,, (Tain rtt minntiic nf tlin nnti
'theatre will bo mado sbortlj-, nnd, at tho
lime umo mo pouey 10 oo louowen will
h niadc known.
"irst Aid Sought
i.ADDtnded hereto Is a neat little entstle.
offered In evidence as exhibit A. It came
toFaul Scardon at tho Vltacranh studios.
accompanied by a plcturo all duly nnd
B properly diagramed:
Dear Mr. Scardon:
T innrl nf vntit- tinrrnnt 1 1 lninli it i
jou make up, and I havo Ioiir loved
K to (ico you on tho serpen each tlmo
tk you nere In a picture In our tonn.
"" Xoiv, I am a young Indy, and my
TIMMY GRAYTAIL CELEBRATES
HEN Tlmmy Graytnll realized that
.yV spring was actually here, ho rolled
round and louiul on tho soft mushy
fermUnri. Whaf ftl,l lm nnA If tin nM,t r-t
W ill over mud? Whnt did he caro for
anything-? Wasn't spring, nlco, cheerful,
Klloomlns spring hero? Nothing' elso
1'ieenied to matter.
After rolling till 'no was nicely pasted
W with mud, bo suddenly thought of
Billy Itobln. "Guess I'll go and talk
to him," he said to himself, "and I'll let
htm know that I know about spring be
lts here." So ha rambled off towards
Rwhero he had passed Hilly.
Hello, there, Blllv nobln," ho called
,hcn ha snled lllm. "Ilnillnir irnnrl
Billy Itobln stonned his search Ion-
sough to look up to see who was talking
t "Worms?" hn nttlfnri 'in nlnntv If T
m$s hard enough. Hut whatever Is tho
er with you, Tlmmy Graytall? xou
j'' 'Pf right on lauoMno fill TOnmu got
to laugh, too.
1J?B lok like yourself I What have
Z f doing? You look as though
JW haa been licked in fne worst fight
J th season!"
"T, 0h. I'm celebrating! I like to
"V ttll.1 VIUVI" Vn1lanl 'l'l,nii. rinnirfr.il
llnJIaw . 'MCVI 111 I II -! tail
i ukr'ul" "wl,yT lan't ou ,11e ""
I' !;uld ay I don't! I always was
i-i. . " jvu, xiitiiii viiayioiii iuu
K, , . n'91 and gentlemanly, But
.v..,url5r ahamed of you now. What.
Ifm, ? 'ou heen doing?"
i-'lve tust ..in. i.. ..i ti
!"' he said the words, he realized
T. ful Ue muk 'ook. and he was
iYmtd f himself "Oh, dear," ho
d "i wl,h j waa clea,
l"l "'. Uly Itobln leaned hl head
r. . ," ho iiu ittu&ucu yvi, bit
K-LL0UJ,r 1 WttW. He laughed till
K J ' uyH got real offended, then
rV KtDt on tftltohlnc- 4111 niimmi- nt all
Saw., l , " -"--o,,,fi n.l ,14,1,, I,ui !
Boo vl offended and began to laugh
Btr .' nq aala' nq cares about tno
xl '. ' ' scratch off. I never worry
""' ui you do look; funnyl"
' flmmv rirnL-ratl eAnnA ImitAilnoi
f4 besan to primp.
n.r. X"mota hl whiskers, and he
ISVAM. k. , " " B111WW111CU Will lilJM
K.n i. on hl8 sllm' racefu body;
m.w Bala "ow guess you won t
ahi at my unUdlnes any more, Billy
?n!I; T.B't ,18 t to answerl
rUIy UnHlnl' t. ..li.J uriiii.. ti.VI.I
Bor ar you?"
HEI IOIOLH NOTICKS
Ilur.1. .. ..-w ,ww. nu, sv,.
urls. in . , , s E .-urnar Broad and
nll,tJiU ifiu.1. b.a..... cbl i. . .
41 I' II Si I h. Ulait.m .. h .lfc.ll.. In
: hUl,, li Hoi.t.l Hmn TtrVnu,ll. All
WSH V" tl
Of tho Knlein Stock Company.
frlpiids sny I mn erv attractive, nnd
I wont tn bo mnro attrartlve. You will
seo t'y m v picture, which T send In
dosed, that one of ln pjea Is sIlKhlly
rrownl nnd tliero Is a. arl mi tlio
left clde of my noso uiiil then- li nn
olher one on thp tip of II. I have
marked tho plnees on the picture with
croscs (xi, although you can see them
plainly. I don't want you to hao no
ttoublo on my account.
Dear Mr. Scardon, will you ploaso
tell mo how I can mako up so as
to cover theso things blemishes so I
will ho more beautiful than I am now.
Also pleaso tell rno how I can cover
up tbo hulr that grows on my upper
lip. It keeps coming back, although
1 shave. It ore every day.
Tliat's all tliero Is-thero Isn't any
World Kilm Activities
General MnnTigcr T.pwls J. Selznlck nn
nouncps n deporturn for tho World Kllm
Corporation. It Is to rcleaso the ono reel
star comedloi now bolng mude. Among
tho stars arc I,ew Fields, now nppearlng
In "The High Cost of Loving;" Mellaril
CarlP, po-star with Ilattlo Williams, In
"Tho Doll CJIrl;" Kathryn Osternuin, re
cently starred In "A Pprslnn Oarden;
Tom Wise, now In "The Song of Songs:-'
L,ulu Cilaspr. famous as "Dolly Vnrden,"
"Tho Madcap Duchess and "Dolly Hol
lars;" Jeff do Angells, Htnr or "Fantniia";
Florcnco Tempest, noted for her work
with "Tempest and Suiiihlnp." nnd
Paula Kdwardes, who, as "Winsome Win
nie," U plcaaantly romembered. The tlrat
relenso will be Richard Carlo In "Tho
Answers to Correspondents
H. S, V. P. Apply to scenario depait
ment, Lupin's, for samplo scennrlo.
Claudia Sorry cannot answer (luestinn;
".Vow I'd Just llko to know where that
old robin person hns gone!" cvclnlmed
Tlmmy. "Hero I'vo cleaned myself -all
up, primped and fussed, and hn Isn't
here to sco! Wonder where ho hna gonn
to? Xev-r mind, I'll find him!" And
ho started ort on a hunt.
Ho had not lontf to seatch, for In Just
a mlnuto who should 'nop nut on thn
grnss In front of him but Hilly rtobln
"Where you been. Billy Itobln?" asked
"Hush, don't sny a word," whispered
nilly Impressively, "I'm building a
"A. nest?" asked Tlmmy, "already?"
"Ves," replied Hilly, "tho best nest f
ever mado!" And Just for sheer hnppl-pps-i
and hprlngnpss, they both rolled
over nnd got all muddy again'
Copyright, U9IS Clara Ingram Judaon.
SELECT PHOTOPLAY THEATRE
i Hliurpnack Si.
Jlnuio of World's firratest riiutiihi)s
Afternoons liSO In -tiSO lOr, IBe, SSp
Evenings 7l3l) tn IU:3o 10c, He. Ma
HUY SKATS IN AltVANt'K AMI
AVOID STANIJIXC IN LINK
SECONII IIIO AVKKK
IJI7I VinrPl? (irrmantoivn Atp.
U.L.Y lUE.Kt. bel. (iruirr-s I.une
",13il St. unil
Slot. ItlS. Kvr.7llS
A. B. C.
shore tit. -
SAMUEL F. NIXON '?
25c and 50c
ALL SKATS ItESKItVKD
Hlstory-Mkklnc Dliptay Anywhers of Stupendously sniUonl. Boul-Sllrrlnr.
lrtni-lJnt Holloa Films of ths World's droaWit Conflict, Scud t Ulslt of
i iY ind Limb by Sp uorps 01 vamsra,
uh?bviews nP T?VEIfV
utellsh Frtncb, Ilus.ln. tlsrmsD. Austrian
K!r WilhalS ib rrom German
TUuusaad ot Cloaa-vnw Detail.
SEEN NOWHERE ELSE
tt eomes tinder tho heaft of personal."
James ll- Impossible to get inforrrt
llon concerning vaudeville team of -which
you -write. Nobody seems to know It.
M T.'s Admlrer-,laek Varten Kcrrlsan
Is his own manager.
H. T C.-"The Property Man" was n
rrlscllla Wrlto to O. M. Anderson, hi
caro of tho Rssanny rompony, Nlles, Oal.
MarRarct M'C'-In "The Savins rtraco"
Dorothy ejlah took the part of Tcss.
IDHM'III ' Pee "' My Henri." wltli an :
cellcnt mat. Hartley Manner' popular anil
Kmulnff p(im,ili nf thn lmllunil.4 OVIItlS
Irih pirt nml whnt tlio don In n '"'"'J
nnslleh fanillj. I'lrnt-rme amu(iemcnt...l n
OAD-"nie Mlslendlni! t.ndy." with Paul
nti kv. A broad, "soclolnfllcnl" fnrre or
Ci tilli-mnii from I'nt.iitonlii nlio kidnaps si"'
in'iifn n nirinunii! tnunie ornani'iii """,':
nnolety. into tlio plot nnnilera "Nnpoleon.
'ioivl fun S.-D
KoimnST-The llvr.MMi I.rmirn 1 'o,l.?',
r'lrtiirei of ih War, 7IW fft of Imttle, with
tbe Kaiser ncll In the fnrp. The ne".ru,,n?
Rreat war In action 5 -to and SMU.
OAHHtt K-' Roten Krvs In PaMoate," with
'leoreo Parsons nnd ,tfnntl Horton Oeorga
'ohnns tnnntcrli- dramatization of tho tory
of ,i vounie nuthor nlin wrnt up tn a ne
nTtol Inn In lntir tn write a novel. ruPi
ex..lemrnt nnd nntlrp s '5
IITruV'Tha Piper." with Krtllli Wynne
Milfl lilinn attrl Ihn ,n,lilnt riimtAnv. JOtOPn-
Ine Preston Peahodv's Rlrnlfnrd prlzp Play,
whl. h denln nklirnlly In Mink crn nll',a
pmloii of tho "ricif I'lprr." s.'
lAHir-Kohert Mnntrll In n fortnlEM of
Hhnkcsponrenn nnd rtasale repertory. !-rldav,
"Itlchelleu": Katnrd.iv matinee "The Mrr
ilmnt of Venire" nnd Saturday eeiilnK.
Itichnrd tit." SO"
MIJTIti POt.tr.VN He Wolf llnpper nnd (ill-
hrrt ft Htilllvnti i).ern rnnnmrv In n foil
nlrht nf reperton. l-'rldny. "TIk- Plral' of
IvnroiHP '; Satimlav nfiernonn and ppiilnB
The Mlkniin" 1 '
W M NI T Mill I and .leff tn Mexico ' ti
edlllim "f the r.imlll.ir niunhnt mllledi. nllli
the s.eiies l:i 11 In tlio turbuluit rciiubllr tn
the toulh ".15
KIJiril'H Uy Irwin, with nw eoni:
IVIillo Leonard nnd Mnhal Itucll. Nan Hnl
rerln, I'ekln Mjntorlee. initio McHormottJ
Arnaut Ilrntliera, Snm Hearn nnd I'.llcn Eley,
IMln Mnmhall, Welllns Lcvorliiff Troupe
nnd ltejrEt-Sellu clotures.
NIXON'S nilAND Madden nnil Fltznnlrlck. In
"The Turn of tho Tldo". Itnrry tlrren, Ilia
Kle Naval Cadets. Iviw nnd Molly Iluntlnx,
tho Onkland Slatera, Will Morris and comedy
GLOBi: William J. Donloy & Co.. In "Tho
Inn Pnrty": Part m-af nnd Horn Early,
IVnlton nnd Hutland. Senator" I rnnela Jlur
phy Stoddard nnd JInet, In "Tho Aljaent
mlndd Prnfeaaor"; Al nurton s Itelow, tho
I.onea and Itleharils nnd nrandt.
WIt.I.lAM ITJNN HnrrtnEtnn neynnliln, In
The Haberdashery": Joo nnil Low Cooper.
Kddle nartnn nnd rlnrence Clark, tn "M i
rooned": Clark nnd McCullmmh, In ".Mu h
Ado About Nothing": Duproo and Duprc and
CItOSS KKVH (second half of weekl-' Tho
Ainblan NlRht." HIM K. Wells, comedian.
Celmlns nnd Desmond, sIiirIiik and danelna.
llari'Hy and company In "MnRlenl Mysierv ";
r.HtPlle Hose, comedienne, ,-ind tho Fle Mar-
VIXON'S "Count nn SlroniberE." talilntd op-
oretta, tlrlti Wnod: llarnld crnno and com-
oany In "Justice": Kans nnd Vlilocq; Pleaux
nml llelles: 'l'rojettl and llennctt. and LOmeJy
AMEItH'AN "The Hllndiicss nf Virtue," Co
ino llamlltnn'n movlni; drama of the dancers
of southri.t Ignnranep of n-x
r.MPIIU " I'hv Kscnpe," Paul Armstrons'a
oucenlc" melodrama nf tho slums,
CAStNO "StldlnB" Billy Wntson and r.ts
GAYF.TV "Tho Taxi Cilrls" In a muslial
TUOcaDKIIO "The ( harming Widows." Prin
ces'! Ua nnd "Ma Cherlc."
HL'.MONT'S Duinont'B MlnslrcU in a rhnr
acterlstlo bill of travesty and sone.
WHAT'S DOING TONIGHT
Sunday revival, tabrrnnrlf. l!Uh anil Vino
streets; 7 to n'rlnrli. Pre.
Dinner tn lllrei'tnr A. Merrlt Tajlor. of tho
Deimrtirrnt of city Trftiielt, Ten and Tencll
Club: 0 10 n'vlonk.
I1lscuinn on "Our National Dofcnse." Hoo
nomlu Club. HclleMir-Stntronl, 7 o'clork.
Kortv-ninlh Slroet Stnllon Association.
KlnBScssInc avenue ami 17th street: S o'clock,
Ilobcrt Morris Club. l'JO North ISth street;
I'rlends' Central Schnol d.inco. rhllomuilan
Cosmopolitan Club, lloueton Hall. University
nf I'onnaylvanla: K o'clock.
4441 Main St., Manayunk
THE HEAD HUNTERS
5 Reels OTHERS
ROMANCE OF AN OUTCAST
EXPLOITS OF ELAINE No. 4
l'AMIH'S I'l.AVnlt.S' 1'IIAI ros
THE ETERNAL CITY
HY HAM. CAINK
Willi I'AULINK KHKUEHICK
nVHJK DAILY 2:30 ami 8t30 I'. M.
I'KEOKDKII HY fOJIKDIES WITH
SHADOWS OF THE PAST
THIS JS THE LIFE
" " " KDITII STOUY In
O'AAKY OV 'llll! IIOVAL -IIOl'NTKD
Iva'iVivicic in AHas Jimmy Valentine
No. 2 SLEEPING HOUSE
No. 3 DUTCH CHEESEMAKER
No. 3 DUTCH CHEESEMAKER
No. 2 Message From Heart
No. 2 Message From Heart
No. 3 BAG OF DIAMONDS
No. 4 RAID ON MADHOUSE
EKi&T This Week Only
THOMAS M. I.OVK, Duslnen llaaattl
and Belgian Armies In DesparaU Combat
limout ,X-Csnitoir Uun la Asllaa.
AND NEVER BEFORE
Last Night Plays
At tho Metropolitan yesterday evening
Da WoU Hopper nnd tho Gilbert nnd Bui
llvnn Opera Cotrtpany repealed tho excel-
lent performance of "Tho I'lrntes ot
Penzance," which has now been a feature i
of their repertory for Homo years. The
volco of Arthur Ahtrttlfto Is still heard to
excellent ndvatitnRc In the part of tlin
'prrntlco pirate, with the daredevil name
of Ktcderlck. Arthur Cunnlimham ran
nver hope t excel the Mnjor ticneinl
of OeorKo McKarlalne, but ho run ntlll
Klve n very ntnualitK nnd wntlttn.iiiliko lin
perfmiallnn. As (of Kilmird, Servant
of l'ollce, hla may ho a er.v small "bit,"
but Do Wolf Hoppef puis hla teeth Intii
It or perhaps wo nhould sny, tnkei It in
hla mouth-for all ho Is xvotth The re
milt Is a lolly oVcnltiK with a nnlin nil
No other American actor plays "King
l.ear" tllPRn llnlrt. tnrlnnil. It (n n v.i-v
lontr time altico wo hnVo had nut but
'tock company linpersoiiatloiis of tbo tn-
llllle Oltl kllltr. Mil ItitmlfH urn rlun in i
Ilobort Mtuitoll for somcllilnir hraldea the
mere artistry of IiIb l.ear. Yet even If
there worn ilngnlm nt litnilnrttntin nf
Hhakppenro's piny oery Boason, the per-
lormnncc at tho I.yrle last nlKht would
anil no notnblo. I.cnr Is easily ono of
Sir. Mantcll's best Impersonations. It
Vlelds IllnSt rniwllli In Mm Ufilinrnll. 1 nl,in
.nd tho eaually Hnnorous manner of tlio
To Jnll Cor Stealing 1 1 Ccnls
I'ollceman Wlmiomore, of the 19th nnd
flvford streets stnllon, found today that
John Coletnnli, whom Im arrested as a
witness rnllowlliR n street llRhl nt 22d
and lloltou streets last nlRht, was tho
youth ni'i'ii.Mcit of robbliiR in-year-old
I'reslnn I'l'iybulii, of 311 1 Tinner street. I
on I'ebruan 13 I'ln.ihurti Idontltleit
I'nlriiinn al a tieiirliiK bcfnio MiiKlsttalc !
Morris this mornlliu t'nleinnn, ho said,
hnd robbed tilm of II cents as he wns
stiindliiK nt tho corner ot ISth and ox
ford streets. JlaKlslrnlo Morris sen
tenced Coleman to SO days In the county
With Pprmi.s.sion of
V V .A IgA OJi. atia '. h .-- -
rfEN. VON BERNHARDI,
whose books in the present
war caused a sensation through
out the world and who is now
commander of cavalry at Posen,
has written exclusively for the
PUBLIC LEDGER the most im
portant article since the war
began. He not only discusses
the war, but criticises the mili
tary movements up to date
He tells why Germany entered the war.
He tells of Germany's grievances against
England, Russia and France.
He says Germany did not enter the conflict for
the sake of material conquest over any
He puts a new interpretation on the battle of
He analyzes the military operations up to date.
He insists that Belgium was a member of a
hostile conspiracy against Germany.
He insists Germany's advance through Bel
gium foiled a French plan to attack
through the same territory.
Von Bemhardi9 8 German argument
written exclusively for the Public Ledger,
in Philadelphia, by permission of the
Kaiser far overshadows in importance any
article heretofore published concerning the
To Avoid Missing This Feature in Next
Public Ledger Order Your Copy
1 M. STACKHOUSE
Who h:ta rnmo out openly na n I
cnntlitlulc for Mayor.
.Monument to (icornc Poinsett
Progress Is bolui? mado In tho campalRn
Ui raise funds for tho memorial to Oconto
Poinsett, tho young seaman who was
killed during tho American occupation of
Vera Ortu Inst April. At a meeting of
the l,oj;nii Improvement A"Sorlallon List
night niinoiincemeiit was made that n
mninmient to the young hem would be
placed nt IJiond street and Olney avenue
Mid would bo ready for unvelllr ? on
SiiRar Importations Increase
l.nrge Importations of sugar linvn been
received at this port this week. Tho sugar
rentiers; are woiMng tn capnclt. The
ni'liwil of the steamship Ksperntin tie
I.HrrlnnKii'.'. from t'lilhailnn. today mnl t-s
the seventh cargo reicUed this week. The
sugar canto ft "in Iho Philippines. Ilnwnll
and Cuba. Tho arrival ot Iho sugar
gieatly Increased tho custom receipts for
"DUTY" IMPELS HIM
TO RUN FOR MAYOR
Plcrson M. Stackhousa Admits
Mo Hnsn't Heard Public De
mand His Gandidacy.
Plerson M. Stackhousa Is tho only cit
izen In tho city who has the courage to
announce, lie Is h, candldato for tho mayor
Hltv nomination. He came out today,
t'nllko other political cnndldates, ho ad
mitted thero wns no great demand for His
eutranco Into tho fight. Ho Is going to run
becauso ho feels that It la Ida duty to
do so. ,,
Tho voluntary cnndldate contendi that
nn cRrly announcement gives the people
plenty of opportunity to get a lino on
him Ills plntform will nt least be popu
lar It follows:
Opposition to civil service.
To the victor belongs the spoils.
Work for all nnd all for work.
Loyalty to the Organization.
Short hours nnd good wages.
Tnlvcrsal harmony with tho lid wide
Neutrality on transit.
Mr. Btnckbouso said lie had tho back
ing of several financiers and would carry
his campaign to evory nook nnd corner
of the rltv.
The candidate, who Is In the real estate
business, lives at 1702 Master street. Ills
Campaign Committee will mako prelimi
nary nrintiKenicnts next week.
Mr. Htnckhouse has frequently run for
the mayoralty nomination before, tegard
less of tho plans of polltlcnl dictators,
lie says ho doesn't know who his rival
for tho nepubllcan nomination will bo
and doesn't care.
Moose Officers Elected
II. M. Moo has been elected director
of the IionnliiBioMii l.oynl Order of
Monvo. Oihi-r nlllcers elected nre: Vlro
ilk'tnlor, .1. A. Kngenhnubor; prelate, A.
V. Thomas: treasurer. If. W. Sheridan:
trustee. Charles Hawaii; Inside guard,
H. M. Aloxandcr; outsldo guard, 'William
Facsimile of Gen. von
Copy of Gen. von Bernhardi's Letter
I received yesterday your letter, written on the 30th
Oct,, and am personally willing to write the articles you
wish to have, accepting the conditions by you proposed.
But being for the present in active service I must
have the permission from his Majesty the Emperor.
Accordingly I wrote yesterday to headquarters, and as
soon as I will have gotten the asked for permission I
I shall send you one or two articles on the present war.
(signed) von Bemhardi,
General of Cavalry.
ECONOMIC CUm TO MSCtISS
"OUlt NATIONAL- DBPB W
Prominent Men Will St)6ak Cit Sub
ject dt Dinner 'fonlfeht.
"Our National Defense" will b dis
cussed by prominent speakers at thfe first
dinner of the Economic Club of Philadel
phia, which will bo held at tho Bllvue
Blratford Hotet lonlglit at t b'tlock, THa
speakers will bo Dr". John Qfahftrn
Hrooks, Congressman Augustus P. OntA'
ncr, of Massachusetts: Dr. Samuel O.
Mitchell, president of Delaware Colleg.
and Herbert li. Satterlce, former assist
nnt Secretary of the Navy.
George IV. Norrls, Directors of tits De
partment of Wharves, Docks and Perries,
will preside. a
The Economic Club Is ft new organisa
tion started by the National Economic
League, the executive council Of which
Includes I.olils D. Brandelfl, Ddvld Starr
Jordan, Jacob Gould Schtirmnn ahd John"
nraliam Hrooks, who Is author of "Tho
Social Unrest " Tho purpose of tli club
Is to dlscura questions of the day, with
addresses by men of national reputation
who are specialists In the subjects on
tho program. .Many prominent Phlladel
phlnns nre members of the organisation
Ofllccrs will bo elected tonight after th
nddressen. Tho first meeting was ar
ranged by an organization cbinmltten
composed of Morris I Cooke, James
Mopes Dodge, Franklin 8. Edmonds,
Oeorge tl. Hvnns. Alba IJ. Johnson.
Arthur K Newbotd, r. S. W. Packnrd,
Harold Pleice, Wllllnm II Scott, Thomas
Itaeburn White, Walter Wood nnd Ham
tiel li. Scott, secretary.
(lorninntoivit StngcrH In Concert
Six hundred persons Attended tho Ger
nmntown Choral Soilcty subscription
concert In Association Hall. Qermun
town, laal night. A chorus of lodfvolces,
under the direction of David K. Crozler,
Bang selortlons from the works of Vng
nor, Soliubcrl nnd Handel. The aololsts
wero Mrs. Ituth Kingsbury Townscnd,
soprnno, and Noah II Swayno, 2d, bass.
Mrs. Albert M. Hoyt was accompanist
Schubert's "Hnrk, Hark, the Lark" waa
excellently given by a chorus of womon.