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lyOh. I-NO. 252
PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, JULY 0, lOlfi.
CoflltonT, 1919, IT THE FOIttO LtMKB Covrmr.
PRICE ON"JBJ CENT
c ' , . ,-
British Troops Drive
Germans uTom ue-
f anapR Alone: the
Teutons Who Assaulted Le
'Pretrc Positions Completely
Annihilated Driven Back in
SoUchez Fight Argonno At-
Jp&rls War Offlco Announces ,Suc-
ctsses at Several Points of Bnttlo
Line nnd Hints at Cessation of
1 Offensive Undertaken by Tho In-
K i vadcrs.
pARIS, July 6 -Success for the British
troop on tho east bank of tho Yprca
tonal, In Flanders, is announced in to
day's official communique from tho War
Offlce. Th War Ofllco etates that tho
Enllh soldiers, supported by French ar-
titer, captured some of tho German
trenches southwest of Flllken. Tho com
M jjunique also tells of other successes for
the Allied troops, a German attacic on
lh Souchei railway station having been
repubed, German attacks In tho Argonne
checked by French artillery, two attacks
tn the lleuso heights repelled by tho
French and tho German forces making
attacks" (n Le Protre forest have been
ntlrely cut to pieces.
Toe town of Arrna has ngaln been
bombarded by tho Germans.
,Th tt of tho omcial communlquo
TThe nleht of July B-0 wns marked by
llitrerae activity at several points on tho
ttl rianders front, supported oy
Trench artillery, British troops carried
Wis German trenches southwest of
Flllken on the caBt bank of tho Yprcs
feMAn extremely heavy engagement took
Jlace around the railway station at
Souchez, which finally remained In
French hands despite tho repcatoj and
bitter efforts of the Germans to take It,
EfArrns was subjected to a vigorous
bombardment throughout the whole
3'In the Argpnno there has been fighting
It. close quarters, grenades nnd petardn
being used to support the attacks.
sj'French artillery completely broke up
levtrnl attempts of the Germans to at
tack by placing a curtain of fire beforo
ttuhywen, and their troops were thus
?)nlho heights of tho Mouse tho Ger
mans made two attacks against the
French, 'occupying tho southern ridge of
Jfetfrsax ravine, and against tho French
position east of Calonno trench. Both
thei attacks were completely repulsed.
In thft region nrnnml thn fnmat nt T.n
iPrelre the Germans have again assumed
!th offensive, and delivered two attacks.
lint gradually extending from theVwest
ffern rart of the fomst tn Vnv.v.n.iinvm
the other directed against our position
to that part of the woods stretching west
Sard from Croix Des Carmos. Both at
tempts broke down under the combined
Jrtlllery and rifle flro of the French, ex
tremely heavy losses being Indicted upon
LAt the same time the French "War Offlce
iwe out tne following special report
dealing with claims made in German offl
JtUl reports Issued on July 1 and July 4:
,-In theArgonne. with tho obtect of rut-
Ltlwrour communications between Verdun
aa inaions, the enemy attempted, to
'pierce our front with large forces. On
July 1 tho attack succeeded In piercing
four first line but was completely stopped
rwlthln MO metres. German attacks since
that date have been repulsed with heavy
'The account given by tho Germans on
uly t of thn tllimher nf thlr Tirldnnrn
i in reijUr consists of the total number
Ottrfoead, wounded and missing. On
the helshfj of the Meuse and In Cham-
I tifime there WAPA nn Vrannh nttnoV- T.-
altered German success at Foy-En-Haye
(nd Rewlevllle Is pure invention."
WILSON AT A V rvTPVn vim rrm.T
iTMair r .. . ...
rx-i ui uofman iNote expected to
Cause Change in Plans.
c6nNISir, N. I!., July 6. -President
KX. V. ,v"a dispatch from Wash
glton today stating that the German re
ef ' the American note on submarine
srwrare woul.i nni- v.a ..i . .1 ...
Eeet ThlB r,,,0,..l .!. ....... .
flS.?.0 of hU vacation, and the Preal
S. "ct1 to take advantage of the
1 The Preildfnt o-nir. -j . j ..
y. following his usual program.
per. en. U talking about fair weather
" Yeaterdav .. .n .
h ir the rainy morning as If It had
wasistently Bn day. 0nlv one
oia have been worse, and that
nave been a fair mnminn- nnH
afUrnoon. Toiav it va. luntiiLim,
f , up the holiday as hopeless in
-.og only to be forced to con-
?, , , glorious expanse qf cloudless
tne afternoon from the confines
.'vm porch is putting it mildly.
i7r worla ' t0 be done
" For centuries we hav hurt tn
.SR to nvlng our holidays spoiled
jgi the pervereenew of the c-llmatlc
w. ana it t an even bet we
m We same for ienturl Mm.
mtn la irony In ih ihnmht h.t
Kai ... ... 3T
w ouDjetuon yestttday. In-
PhUadtlphta a'id tnctnift
"Mother nnd moderate tempera-
.trt ana Wednesday, vnth
; wwerjy winds.
' taU$, see page 1.
NEW $200,000 SHIPWAYS COMPLETED
PJSoSf!: 'jc iV. 1 fy "jFBZ j&
Tho completion of these ways, started on September 22, 1014, means tho
from a repair station to a shipbuilding yard. Hero ' " nmcnt will
FOES OF LIQUOR
TO OPPOSE MANN
Directors of American
at Shore Plan Fight
as Convention Opens.
Lynn Haines, Secretary of Na
tional Voters' League, De
nounces Republican Floor
Leader of House as Respon
sible for Evil Parliamentary
Bu a Staff Correspondent
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., July 6.-James
It. Mann, Republican floor leader .In the
National House of Representatives,' la the
big lssuo under discussion today among
delegates to tho Blxtocnth annual conven
tion of tho American Anti-Saloon League.
The Board of Directors, at tho morning
session, took up tho attack on Mann made
by Lynn Haines, secretary of tho National
Voters' League, xwho produced a letter
from E. W. Sims, former District Attor
ney of Illinois, in which Mann Is boomed
for tho Republican presidential standard
bearer for 1910.
A bitter fight against Mann will be made
by the Anti-Saloon League throughout
tho country If he becomes a presidential
candidate according to delegates, and In
Illinois If he runs again for Congress. In
tho same connection tho National Voters'
League has outlined a plan of rules re
form for which It will fight when the new
Congress Is organized.
Mann was characterized by Haines is
"the most powerful Individual in h
House." He was accused of being "re
sponsible for the fact that parliamentary
conditions are far worse than they were
under Cannon." Mr. Haines' statement,
In part, follows:
"Mr. Mann Is now a formidable candi
date for the Presidency.
"To those who hope to see Congress be
como less a citadel of 'pie and pork'
politicians, the defeat of Jim Mann would
be worth the retirement of half a hun
dred ordinary Congressmen. Even though
the Democrats are In control, Mr. Mann
Is Jieyond question the most powerful In
dividual in the House, and more than any
other leader Is responsible for the fact
that parliamentary conditions are far
uprso than they were under Cannon.
"When, In 1911, the Democrats secured
control of Congress, they did not In tho
Concluded on Page Two, Column Six
I C0NS0LI D'lTALIA
Trieste Bombardata da Un Di
rigibile Italiano Tutti i Con
trattacchi Austriaci Respinti.
A Bcrllno e' giunta notlzla da Costanti
nopoll che 1 consoll d'ltalla in Turchia
stanno a poco a poco lasclando l'lmpero
ottomano per far rltorno In Italia, do" che
fa prevedere che presto saranno troncate
le refazlonl diplomatlche tra Italia e
Un telegramma da Roma dice che pic
coll repartl dl cavallerla itallana, splntlsl
in audacl rlcognizlonl, sono glunti ad en
trareparecchle volte nella citta' dl Gori
lla, ritlrandose ne sublto dopo. -Oltre .
do' gll Itallant hanno anche passato 11
flume Isonzo in parecchl punt! nella re
gtone dl Gorlzla, ed un telegramma da
Dtnevro dice che un formldablle eserclto
Italiano si strlnge sempre plu' attorno
alia fortezza dl Gorlzla, mlnacciando
questa che e' la prlnclpala dlfesa del
Violentl duelll dl artigllerja contlnuano
su parecchl puntl del fronte dl battaglla
austro-ltallano, a speclalmente In Val
d'Astlco. tra II forte dl Belvedere e le
batterte Itallana dl Campo Follon.
Dlspaccl dl Roma dlcono che In segulto
alle operazlonl itallanne lungo la strada
dl Pontebba. contro le opere dl Malbor
ghetto, si e" scoperto che I'Austria ha
cola' una ssrle dl altrl fortl eelatl dalle
rooele GU ltalianl devranno qulndl an
pugnare prima quwtl fortl e pot attaceare
le dlfese principal!.
Dal comunlcata ufflelale pubbllcato a
Rpma lerl sera si rllevache gll austriaci
hanno tentato d attawwre le pocizlenl
oonqulatate deglt Italian! in divert! puntl
del fuonte, ma eta tuttl gll attaeehl sono
Un oomunlcato uiflclale pubbllcato a
Roma dice che un dlriglblla Italiano ha
bombardato con summho 1'arsenale di
Trieste d ' qulndl tomato aUa sua base
(Legger to pagina le ultlme e plu
OOJ9PMU notUle lull guorra, la Itallsno )
cose 01 $i,uuu,uuu.
REV. P. A. BAKER, D. D.
General superintendent of tho
Anti-Saloon League now in con
vention at Atlantic City.
TRIES TO KILL HIMSELF
WITH TINY PIECE OF TIN
Jail Guards Frustrate
Holt's Attempfrto Cut Ar
tery Banker's Condition
Improves Hearing for
MINEOLA, L. I., July 6. Dr. Cleg-
horn, county jail physician, declared
this afternoon that an examination of
Frank Holt, assailant of J. P. Morgan,
revealed scars of the character de
scribed in police descriptions of Erich
Muenter, the Harvard professor who
disappeared nine years ago, following
the killing of his wife.
MINEOLA, N. "ST., July 6 Frank Holt,
tho man who shot J. P. Morgan and ex
ploded a dynamite bomb In the national
Capitol at Washington, tried to commit
suicide today, but his attempt was foiled
by the vigilance of guards In the county
Removing the rubber from a lead
Concluded on Face Two, Column Three
Dr. Kitsee's Invention in Use by
Germany, Is Charge He Ad
mits It Is Used.
Dr. Isadore KltBee, of 902 Walnut place,
admitted today that a device he lnvihted
for preventing the Interception of wire
less messages was In use by a foreign
Power with a Btatlon In this country. The
foreign Government Is Germany, he Im
plied, Doctor Kltsee says his appliance,
which was approved by representatives of
the, foreign Power, Is in use between this
country and Europe. He was to have
obtained $50,000 for the Invention. To
date the device has netted him nothing
Investigators charge that tho Tele
funken Wireless Company Is using Doc
tor Kitsee's InvenUon to transmit mili
tary Information to submarines and Ger
man Btations, who pick up messages from
the Bayvllle, L. I., station of that com
pany. The Bayvllle station was closed when
the war started to prevent military In
formation and code Government messages
from leaking out of this country. In No
vember it was reopened under Govern
ment Bupervlsion, but lately the vigilance
of the censors failed to prevent leaks.
Complaints that the neutrality was be
ing violated took the form of accusa
tions that the German Government was
using the Kltsee appliance to notify sub
marines of the Bailing of Bngllsh vessels
from Amerioan ports
The Kensingtonlan Says:
XX Pllp took Ms ule to w (A Clou
BU taitball game latt Saturday after
noon, vhn the heard the utqplrt yell
"Foul." "That man eaid awl, I don't
tee any ohtekene, da yon, Albert t" taid
Mrt Ptdley "wnaft tne matter uith
you, anyhotat" replied Al, "don't you know I
AT NAVY YARD
transformation of the navy yard
build army transport No. 1 at a
SUIT AGAINST THE
PENNA. R. R. CO.
of Alleged Discrep
ancy in Fares.
Bill in Equity Piled in United
States District Court De
clares Vast Sum Has Been
Withheld Through Control
of Stock by the Railroad Cor
poration. A civil suit to compel tho Pennsylvania
Rallrond Company to pay to tho Phila
delphia and Camden Perry Company
$1,000,000, which minority stockholders
contend has been lost through the rail
road's domination of tho Camden Phila
delphia ferries, has been filed In the
Unttod States District Court
In addition, tho stockholders demand a
completo readjustment In the distribution
of tho future profits of tho ferry company,
and would end the absoluto control and
domination of tho ferries by the Pennsyl
vania. Railroad, ,
Tho bill In canity names as defendants
tho Philadelphia and Camden Perry Com
pany, tho Pennsylvania Rnllroad Com
pany and tho West Jcrsoy and Seashore
Railroad Compuny Thomas Raeburn
White and Robert D Jenks represent
Richard C Markley, who Is named as'the
plaintiff In the suit Tho suit Is No 1116,
Unttod States District Court.
The bill cites that tho Pennsylvania
Railroad Company through Its control of
the stock of tho ferry compariy has ar
ranged a division of the through fares
for passengers who ride on the ferry on
railroad tickets, while the ferry company
receives only approximately LH cents per
passenger For local passengeis the ferry
company's sharejier passenger for carry
ing them across the river In tho same
boats Is 2 71 cents,
As the present arrangement operates,
passengers riding from Philadelphia to
Camden or from Camden to Philadelphia
pay 3 cents for a single rldo, or, buying
strip tickets, obtain 10 rides across the
Delawaro for 23 cents The average
found by totaling the sales of both kinds
of tickets In 1913 showed a revenue of
2.71 as shown In tho bill.
The Pennsylvania Railroad, however,
sells tickets throughout Pennsylvania and
New Jersey, which are good for a rldo
across the same ferryboats The rail
road pays the ferry company, however.
Continued on fare Tito, Column lire
SALE OF PARISH HOUSE
MAKES RECTOR RESIGN
Orthopedic Hospital to Use
Epiphany Building as Clinic
and Place for Out-patients.
The parish house of the Epiphany
Chapel, at 17th and Summer streets, has
been sold to the Orthopedic Hospital,
the property of which embraces a quar
ter of the block opposite, and will be
utilized by that Institution as a clinic
and out-patient department, materially
Increasing Its aervlce to tho community.
The new project will be a memorial to
the late Dr. 8. Weir Mitchell.
Thp vicar of the chapel, the Rev
Irving McGrew, has resigned. It la
understood that he was strongly op
posed to the sale of the parish house,
and was baoked by a number of his
lie handed In his resignation simulta
neously with the announcement by the
Standing Committee of the diocese that
It approved the transfer.
While all the details of the sale have
not been completed, the sale is assured
and Is commented on by the Rev. David
M Steele n the current Issue of the Par
ish Helper, the publication of the Church
of Bt- Luke and the Epiphany, of which
the Epiphany Chapel Is a subsidiary.
While the sale price has not been made
public, It lg estimated at about $40,000.
The sale of the parish house will not hi
any way affect the status of the chapel.
That has been retained by the parish and
will be conducted as heretofore, but
under a new vlear.
Mr Steele. In discussing the sale In the
Parish Helper, admits that the purchase
of the property originally in 188 was a
mistake from a lioanelal point of view
and saya the site was not wisely cluwwn.
"But we have felt that we had ts pay
the aost," he adds. "However. w be
lieve that It has now ee$t tar mote than
enough Originally the 00 t was sueh
that about $100,000 of capital has been
tied up for a period of 17 years. Such an
Investment alone rprNits JiWW or
JWW lntrt oot per year, even if not
a dollar had bn appropriated to ad'
DRIVES OFF AIR
RAID ON BASE
planes and Cruisers
Fleet Attempt Fails
Berlin Reports Enemy's Squad
ron Forced to Flee When
Sighted by Destroyers First
Seen off Terschelling by
One of English Raiders Escapes From
Pursuing Teuton Avintors by Fly
ing Over Netherlands Wilhelms
haven Believed Objective of At
tackers'. BERLIN, July 6.
A British airship squadron, accompanied
by cruisers, thnt attempted to attack the
German naval base on tho North Sen
Sunday morning, was defeated by a de-
tachment of German warships nnd forced
to abandon tho nttompt, according to an
omcial statement Issued hero today.
The statement follows:
"Tho English attempted on tho morn
ing of July 1, a great aeroplane nttnek
against tho German position In a German
ba (probably Wllhclmshavcn, on Jahdo
liny) which failed
"German nlrshlps off Terschelling nt
dawn sighted advancing British ncrlal
forces, consisting of several hydroaero
planes accompanied by cridsers Our de
stroyers forced them to retreat
"One British hydroaeroplane which suc
ceeded In rising was pursued by German
neroplanen, but escaped by flying over
The sllcnco of tho British Admiralty,
which has made no announcement of any
kind In regard to tho air raid, lends
strength to tho German report. Torscnel
ling Is one of tho West Frieslan Islnnds
off tho Netherlands coast, and would
naturally be passed by British ships In
nny attack on tho great German base at
VILLISTAS FRAMING PEACE
OFFER TO CARRANZA
Hope for U. S. Recognition if Their
Proposal Is Rojccted.
WASHINGTON, July 6 Leading Vll
llstas wpro conferring hero today on peaco
-proposals to be submitted to Qoneral Car
ranza. They were oxpected to take sev
eral days. It nas known they were hope
ful they would bo able to frame a plan
Carranza could accept If he refuses, the
Vllllstas bellove they can so Impress
President Wilson with their sincerity thnt
ho will throw America's Inftucnca to them
and eventually recognize their Govern
ment Those In conference included General
Angeles, Enrique Llorente, Miguel Diaz
Lombardo and several of their advisers.
Belated advices said General Gonzales
was again attempting to capture Mexico
Admlrnl Cnperton, Consul Canada and
Admiral Howard today reported respec
tively from Cope ifnltlen, vera Cruz and
tho Mexican west coast that all was
quiet In their various spheres of Influence
EL PABO, Tox.. July 6 Ex-President
Huerta. of Mexico, expects to regain his
freedom today. With the opening of the
local hanks after tho two-day holiday he
can get $15,000 the amount of hts ball
His five followers expect to remain In
Jail, as they are without funds.
Four Hurt in Auto Accident
LANCASTER, Pa., July C Henry Har
nlsh and wife and Mrs. Flaharty and
young son were all Injured last night
whon their automobile went over an em
bankment near Quarryvllle.
SIX KILLED BY TRAIN
AFTER FAMILY OUTING
Swift Express Crashes Into
Wagon Occupied by Return
HARRISBURG, July 6,-Slx persons
were killed, five of them Instantly, when
the "Queen of the Valley," the fastest
Reading Railway train running between
New York and this city, crashed Into a
wagon in which they were returning from
a family outing. The tragedy occurred at
a grade crossing In Hummelstown late
The dead were members of the Castle
family, living near Hoernerstown. Harry
Castle, who rode alone In a carriage, saw
the express toss his wife and little son
to death. He was the only member of the
picnic party to escape.
The dead are:
Mrs Harry Castle, 28 years old, of Phil-
Russell Castle, six years, a son of Mrs.
George Castle, 68 years, of Hoerners
town, father-in-law of Mrs. Harry Castle
Mrs George Castje, 65 years, of Hoer
nerstown John Castle, it years, of Hoernerstown.
Elizabeth Castle, J years, of Hoerners
town. Mrs George Castle, the only occupant
of the wogon who was not killed by the
collision, wbb Injured so seriously that
she died soon after being taken to the
Leaving New York 15 minutes late. En
gineer Bwavely was trying to make up
his schedule when the locomotive etruok
Coroner Eoklnger is conducting an In
vestigation today, and officials of the
Public Service Commission are also on
XOST AND POUND
Um-Jul U, 3 prUa4 rtgjj pa tttt. Ut
iwen rnuBiiuwn tas t
Othtr Ctatfif4 afvrtfHf(i 0 Sea It
WOMAN. VICTIM OF JULY 4 PRANK. DIES
n,v'' trsluftwlcn opTntlot"? performed In the hone df s"vlr"
her life aftM nu Injury done lo her nrm bv an lmprovfsed flteernrk'-r.
weto unsueeassful, and Mrs. Wllltnm Wlnans died this afternoon at
the University Hospital. Mis. Winans lived nt 7825 llotnntlc ave
nue, Her husband gAvc-anunrt of his blood In tho hope of saving her
GRAND TURY TO BE ASKED TO INDICT IDA RIEHL
Founnl notices that the case of Ida Wehl will be considered by
thu July Grand Jury wcrt left by the District Attorney with her
father, lior nttorney, John It. X. Scott, nnd the bonding company
that furnished her bull. Fntluro on the part of the prosecuting
ufflclals to glvu such notice might result in the squashing of rut
Indictment by nn unchallenged panel.
LIBERTY BELL GREETED BY 20,000 IN OI1IO
LIMA, O , July 6. Twenty thousand men, women and children from all
nearby points of northwestern Ohio today greeted the Liberal Bell, en route
to tho t'nnnmn-Pftclflc Exposition. CJovernor Willis and Mayor Standlsh
headed a parade which encircled tho special car. Children In platoons of 100
nng patriotic hymns as they passed tho historic relic.
FIERCE FIGHTING NEAR PAREDON, MEXICO
LAREDO, Tex., July 6. Ilnrd fighting botween Vllllstas ana Carran
zlBtns Is In progress near Pnrcdon. Already several hundred hava been killed.
FIRE WIPES OUT WHOLE TOWN
RICHMOND, Va., July 6. Tho town of Kilmarnock, Lancaster County,
wns wiped nut by fire today, tho loss exceeding $160,000.
BIG RAILROADS BEGIN FIGHT FOR INCREASED FARES
CHICAOO, July 6. Tho great railroad systems of tho West today began
In Chicago their rent bnttlo for Increased passenger fares. Hearings in what
is known as tho "Western passongcr fares caso" were started before Inter
ntato Commerco Examiner Thurtell. Tf tho railroads oro Granted tho right
to make tho proposed advances In passongcr rates It Is estimated that their
rovenuo would be Increased from $20,000,000 to $25,000,000 annually.
ARCHBISHOP QUIGLEY SINKING RAPIDLY
ROCHESTER, N. Y., July 6. Tho condition of Archbishop James E.
Qulgley, of Chicago, underwent a decided change for tho worse hero this noon
nnd Dr. J. E. Conley, of Chicago, his personal phyBlclan, hastily summoned
to tho bedside other doctors who have been attending" the prelate. It was
announced nt the homo of Pollco Chief Joseph M, Qulgley that tho Arch
bishop would probably not live through tho afternoon.
BOY BANDITS KILL SALOONKEEPER AND FLEE
CHICAGO, July 6. Three boys, frpm 1C to 19 years old, stepped Into John
Mosler's saloon early today nnd ordered beers. As Moslcr sot tho drinks on the
bar one of the trio drew a revolver. Threo patrons of the saloon were relieved
of their cash and $7C wns token from tho cash drawer. The saloonkeeper and
his customers wero ordered to "bent It to tho bnsement." Jlosler was slow In
obeying the command, nnd ono of the bandltB fired three shots at him, one
bullet striking him in the head and killing him instantly. The threo young
$5,000,000 AVAR ORDER FOR BATHTUB COMPANY
TRENTON, July 6. One of the largest war orders from the fighting na
tions of Europe Is soon to bo filled by the Jordan L. Mott Company, of this
city, who nre Internationally known as tho makers of famous bathtubs. The
work will bo dono tn a building thnt Is being erected by the Newton A. X.
Bugbee Construction Company of Trenton, and that concern has already
started tho operations of the structure that will cost when comploted $5,000,000.
Tho building will bo located on Hancock avenue, in the southern section of
tho city, nnd, It Is expected, will bo completed In about three months.
BRITISH RECALL ENVOY FROM SOFIA, BERLIN REPORTS
BERLIN. July 6. Tho British MlnUter to Bulgaria, Sir Bax-Ironslde, has
been withdrawn because of his undiplomatic attitude In the negotiations
between the Allies and Bulgaria, nccordtng to reports reaching here today.
Sofia dispatches assert that tho negotiations between Bulgaria and Turkey
oro proceeding with every prospect of success.
NEGROES HELD FOR FORD THEFTS
When two Negroes entered a second-hand automobile Bhop at 16th and
Spring Garden streets today with a Ford car for snle at $175, tho dealer,
who 'recalled purchasing a Ford from them at the soma price Saturday,
notified Detectives Gleason nnd Sullivan, who took the men before Magistrate)
Beaton. The Negroes, who gae their names as Ulysses pain, of 1611 South
19th street, and Lewis Price, 4042 Sansom street, were held in $1000 ball each
for n further hearing. The detectives today found two other Fords, which
they said the men Intended to Bell.
P. R. T. PAYS CITY $115,578.71 TAXES
A check for $115,678.71 was receUed today by City Solicitor Michael J.
Bynn from the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company for taxes due the city
under the Stato law. The dUldends were those of tho 11 subsidiary com
panies of the P. R. T, during 1914, nnd the amount of the tax is 6 per cent,
of dividends exceeding 6 per cent Mr. Ryan deposited the payment In the
city's general fund.
LOCKJAW KILLS SMALL BOY
Lockjaw, caused by a scratch on the foot, was responsible for the death
of 10-year-old Charles Nnst, whom physicians at tho Children's Hospital bad
struggled to sae since the poison first showed Itself a week ago. The boy,
who lived at 260 North 23d street, Injured himself on a nail white climbing a
board fence near his home.
THIS HOUSE BURGLAR PROOF, ALL RIGHT
Before Edward Brooke, an iron manufacturer, went away this summer
he had a burglar alarm attachment Installed (n hts house at 924 Walnut
street. He came home unexpectedly yesterday to get another suit of clothes
and found to his satisfaction that, although he didn't get the clothes, nobody
else would, for the house wusn't to be opened, because the burglar alarm
held thq door shut. Despite a crowbar, the attentions of a policeman and
a detail of private watchmen the door held fast. Mr. Brooke returned to his
summer home without the suit.
SHIP FROM HERE SUNK BY SUBMARINE
Word was received here today of the sinking of the Norwegian bark Fiery
Cross by a. German submarine. The vessel, with a cargo of lubricating oil In
rjarrelB for Havre, left this port on June U. The bark, was sent o th bottom
yesterday 70 miles southwest of Scllly Islands, according to the meagre report
Her crew was landed at Swansea.
BITTEN DY BUG SHE THOUGHT WAS FIRECRACKER
A strange variety of bug Is to be taken to the Academy of Natural
Sciences by Policeman Gellenther. of the Front and Master streets station,
oday, for class I float ton. The insect, which Is about four tnehes In length,
was mistaken for a firecracker last night by Evelyn, thq 6-year-old daughter
pf the poHcmnn, and the child was painfully bitten on tse. gpgr. During the
night she wm sjlghtly hysterical, and Gellenther fears tht the bite of th
curious bus may be poisonous.
BROWN TO REPLACE BELL ON EXPOSITION COMMISSION
Former Attornoy General John C. Bell has received from Coventor Brum
baugh an official acceptance of bis resignation from the Pennsylvania. Panama -Pacific
Reposition Commission which will visit the exposition bjt August
the official delegation from this State. The Governor stated in te lUr tfe&t
in accordance with Mr. Belt's suggestion he has appointed Attorney QwwaJ
Frauds Shuttle Brown to the position made vacant by tha r&aljfnattoa.