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EVENING L'EDGER-PHIEADEEPHlX FBID'AT, 'AUGUST 27, 1915;
TO KEEP SUBWAY FREE
OF WATER AND GASES
pifflculties Arise at City Hall
t tyhere the tudc win uip
Considerably Lower Than
Its Normal Depth
SUMPS" FOR DRAINAGE
'Two ot tl10 moat Important problems
fronting tho engineers In the con
jtructlon of tho Broad street subway
mitt City Ha" w"1 bc lno IralnnRo
"ml tho proper ventilation of the tube,
ftij difficulty In ouch caso arises from
i,e fact that tho subway, which wilt
ju under the public building and tho
Market street subway, must dip to a level
-n,!dcrnbly lower than the normal depth
It the tube.
'Ai tho track level of the subway will
It .from 10 to 12 feet below tho city
water level largo quantities of water
rill teP through tho rock and tho con
tia foundations of tho subway and
JJlurally will flow Into the pocket
seated by the dip In tho tube. All
wavy gases and foul air also will sink
Jto this pocket by virtue of their nat
ural weight. Tho prooiem lor tno engi
neers will bo to prevent tho accumulating
ter and tho gases from Interfering
fiflUi tho operation of tho trnlns.
"The dralnago prpblem may bo realized
fctrr wnun it i unuciniuuu mui 1110
tevtl of the subway under City Hall will
m DDroximatcly 23 feet below tho sewers
frunnlng under Market and Broad streets.
IJUUr consiucruuiu siuuy uiu engineers
planning tho subway decided to follow
lllfl examine ofc " vi.u i.viuuui,iiuii ui
the New York subways and locate
nmDs" at regular Intervals.
B X sump In engineering means a pit be
low the worKing level or tnc excavation.
Into which tno water win dram, in tho
(ate of u sump under an ordinary build
inz the dralnago water collecting thcro
twill sink Into tho ground gradually, but
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l lump III i ouunuj in UBUuuy bu uutir
th bed rock that tho water cannot drain
away naturally. Pumps must bo used
accordingly to empty the sumps.
In the section of tho subway running
beneath City Hall half a dozen such
lumps will bo located, all connected by a
K-lnch drain pipe. The sumps themselves
will bc two by three feet In size. Tho
drainage water will flow Into these sumps
from the bottom or tho subway then will
be pumped 23 foct Into tho street sewers
by means of two submerged vertical shaft
centrifugal pumps, each of 600 gallons per
minute capacity. The pumps will be op
erated bv electric motors automatically
1 In building tho Market street subway
jjltmal small dralnago sumps of similar
Inature were constructed. As" tho track
level of the Market street line Is only
a few feet below the top of the main
sewers, tho engineering dlmcultlcs there
were not great. Small pumps to empty
the dralnago sumps under Market street
are now In operation along tho line of
the present subway at 22d, 15th, Juniper
and 5th streets.
. The ventilation of the Broad street sub-
f way will be less dinicult. although none
(the less Important problem than tho
J drainage. Tho present ventilation system
; of City Hall, with Its series of air ducts
ana air cnnmDcrs, win dc usca as a Dasis
for the lubway ventilation. The complete
detafs of the system have not been
Me Clh? 'Transit ttbtiartmmt. hut It In
1 1 ibelieveti that large fans will bo installed
iu urivo me gases unu oaa air irom tne
pocuet or tne sun-way into tno air ducts
and stacks now In use In tho City Hall.
At tho same time the pumps will draw
In a constant current of fresh air.
KThe specifications under which the con
fifactor will work require that tho pres
ent ventilation system of City Hall must
tot te disturbed during tno process of tho
construction of the subway. Where thero
U likelihood of dust and unpleasant
odors, a partition must bo constructed
which will make an air duct of tho upper
part of the basement corridors and of
basement rooms Which contain heat
ONE MORE TOWN
BUILT FOR A PHOTOPLAY
Spanish City Square Pcrma-
nanently Constructed for
GUNS THAT ARE POUNDING RUSSIAN LINES TO PIECES
' ny the Photoplny Editor
Trobably tho most elaborate and larg
est exterior scene ever constructed or
steel and wood for the single purpose of
providing a background for motlon-plc-turo
gcenes Is the recently rtnlshcd Tlaza
? . oros 'or tno Photodrama production
of "Carmen." In whlxh nrnt,ii. p.,mr
Internationally famous as a prima donna, ,
Is tho star. J
Somo of the tnoit stirring and plo- ,
turcsque scenes In "Carmen" take place
, the Plaza do Toros, of Seville, Spain.
In tho production of "Cnrmen" In opora
form the Plalta do Toros Is pictured on
canvas, in tho photoplny production this
famous spot Is actually shown In repllcn
of steel, wood and plaster. Of tho last '
named no less than 25 ton worn re.
quired In the construction work, of which
eight tons wcro used In building tho
centro piece and gate. Tho work was
dono from cnrefully drawn plans made
from photographs and measurements of
the Plaza de Toros, In Seville.
Tho setting Includes the Intersection of
two streets with buildings two nnd thrco
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nro balconies and porches. In the centro
or tno plaza is nn elaborate drlnxlng
fountain with running water. This par
ticular part of tho setting may bo re
tained permanently, as It Is built of brlclc
nnd concreto nnd as Its usefulness has
been so frequently proved.
The unusual character and elaborate
pretentiousness of tho Edison featuro
masterpiece, "Vanity Fair." starring Mrs.
Klskc, has made necessary a chango In
tho advertised release date. "Vanity
Pair" will bo released October 6, Instead
of September 8.
'In Its place the Klelno feature, "Tho
Money Master," founded on Cleveland
Moffctt's play, "Tho Battle," completed
somo months ago and recently given Its
finishing touches, starring Frank Sher
idan, supported by Pajil McAllister, Fanla
Mnrlnoft and others, will bo released Sep
The Western garb usually worn by
William S. Hart has been put away In
moth balls for the present, and he Is
now strutting about tho NYMP stages
In a "soup nnd fish" costume make-up,
the tnlls of which havo not been trimmed.
Mr. Hatt Is appearing in "Between Men,"
a story of American life, with scenes
in tho West and New York city. Sup
porting Mr. Hart In this aro House Peters
and Enid Markcy.
Cyril Maudo Is ngaln in London after
his arduous spell of toll In screen acting
In Los Angeles. When he hns sold his
'hpntro (The Plnvhouse) ho will hasten
back again to the Irrepressible call of
tho Pacific Coast and start upon a film
uuuiitbtion ot Urumpy," possibly during
the fnll. Maude's only appearance on
tho screen before "Peer Gynt" was made
about three years ago In a version of
W. W. Jacobs' comedy, "Beauty and tho
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SOFT-SHELL CRAB INDUSTRY
THREATENED WITH DESTRUCTION
Catch This Year Dwindles by One-fourth, a Fact At
tributed to the Dredging of the Breeding Grounds
and Capture of Female Crustaceans
Iho picture showa two of tho big sieRO howitzers in action against Warsaw. In thrco weeks these guns
have battered their way through eight powerful strongholds, tho great fortress of Brcst-Litovsk being
their latest victim.
RAILROADS TO BLAME
FOR MOSQUITO PEST
City Entomologist Declares
They Should Have Drained
Meadows to South.
W 350 a Day Mount City Hall Tower
An average of 2S8 persons dally climbed
the big tower In City Hall In July to get
t view of tho city. The August record,
however, will break tho Julvs, ns nl'pndv
me average has passed 350 persons a
day. The visitors to tho tower totaled
KM last year.
Boys Begin Long Hike
Ten boys, nono of whom 1b more than
years of ago, left the Railroad Y. M.
C. A. today for a hlko to Wilmington,
The boys are In charge of Alfred T.
Otto. They desire to break previous
records for tho hike.
Appearing on the screen in the
Brady production, "The Cotton
Tho mosquitoes that have afflicted this
city havo been moro numerous this year
than cer before because the Pennsyl
vania and tho Schuylkill Blvcr Hast Side
Railroad companies have built embank
ments across tho meadows In South Phil
adelphia without providing proper drain
ago for tho sections cut off, according to
City Entomologist Herbert Htornlg.
He asserts that tho stagnant, mosquito-breeding
water which covers the
land in that section could have been car
ried away by conduits under tho tracks
and a system of branch sluices. Mr.
Hornlg said that when ho went Into tho
meadows to Investigate the situation he
was attacked by a cloud of mosquitoes
so vicious that tho blood from tho stings
covered his face and, running Into his
eyes, blinded him.
Mr. Hornlg emphatically declares that
Councils have been woefully negligent In
providing funds with which to combat tho
evil, and points out that he has had at
his command only 11 laborers to pour oil
on pools and All swamps nnd ponds with
earth. To show how vast the task is, he
asserts that 1300 wagon loads of earth
havo been dumped In a pool at l7th and
Florence streets, where two children were
drowned this summer, and that It was
still deep enough on Tuesday to drown a
horse which fell Into It.
Police Court Chronicles
There Is a new milk Inspector In town
His mysterious actI6ns caused no end of
trouble to tho police In the northwestern
part of tho city. Ho doesn't stop tho
milk wagon drivers and test tho liquid
with n thermometer. Ho simply uses his
eyes nnd a magnifying glass. To get tho
best results he examines the milk when
It's on tho front door steps.
On looking out the windows of their
bed rooms several residents In the
neighborhood of 19th nnd Oxford streets
saw the Inspector move from step to step
SEEK GERMAN SPIES HERE
Secret Service Men Scan Faces of the
Search was continued today by tho
United States Secret Service nnd the po
lice in an effort to locate members of a
German spy movement said to havo been
active In this city or Its vicinity.
All vessels leaving this port today for
European countries are being closely ex
amined and suspicious-looking characters
are being closely watched.
The Investigation followed the arrest In
Washington on Wednesday of Gustav
Klopsch, a German reservist, who Is ac
cused of having photographs and draw
ings of Fortress Monroe and the new fort
now tinder construction at Capo Henry.
stealthily, pull out the mysterious glass
and hold It over the bottles.
Word was sent to the police station, and
as the cops never heard of a house milk
Inspector, Policeman Forgcy was went on
the trail of tho stranger He followed
him for a block or two, and as the mnn
left" each bottle safely on the step, the
bluecoat was convinced that ho was very
sincere In his work. Forgey then con
cluded that the inspector was n private
detective, who was tracing a case of milk
poisoning, nnd was chuckling quietly over
the discovery when he saw the man tnke
n large bottle of milk and stick It under
Tho Inspector ran when he taw the cop
approach, but was caught after a chase
of two blocks. When ho confronted Mag
istrate Grells the prisoner hesitated nbout
explaining his actions. Finally he de
clared that he was a buttermilk fiend
and admitted that lack of cash prevented
him from Indulging In this dissipation.
He gavQ his name as Frank Keller of
Keller confessed that the glass which
ho carried enabled him to tell quickly
whether n bottle contained sweet milk
or his favorite brand. The Judgo gavo
him a permanent nddress for threo
months at the Houso of Correction.
TRAP SET FOR ANIMAL
WHICH POISONED CHILD
Family Flees in Dread of Mys
terious Stinger, Which
Prize Goes to Wanantakcr Party
Tho Rodman Wanamaker Indian expe
dition, of which Di. Joseph K. Dixon
was the head, has been awarded n grand
prfie for uplift work by the Panama
Pacific Exposition Jury of awards. Doc
tor Dixon was aw aided a silver medal.
Tho award was conferred for an exhibit
of photographs and motion pictures il
lustrating tho life nnd customs of the
different tribes and for tho plans for n
national monument to tho American
Indian near New York.
Traps baited with raw liver wcro set
today in the home of Henry S. Doolcy,
of 1S37 South 57th street, to catch tho
mysterious spider or scorpion that ncurly
caused the death of Dooley's 11-months-old
son by Its bltrs. The strongest kind
of disinfectants havo had no effect on
the mysterious animal or Insect and tho
trap method Is tho last resort.
Mrs. Dooley and the baby have gone
to tho home of a relative and will re
main there until tho bug Is cmiuirvil.
Dr. Hcimann Hornlg, tho city entomolo
gist, who spent most of yesterday tiying
to drive the bug from Its hiding plnce,
feels suto that It Is not a tarantula, tho
blto of which is nearly always fatal.
Neighbors of the Doolcys are becoming
tcrrllled by the failure of the city en
tomologist to kill or capture the mys
terious creature. Tho Doolcy home Is
now swept clear ot cveiy bit of food
except that contained In tho special traps
set by Doctor Hornlg, In tho hope that
tho stinger will become hungry. Tho
neighbors, however, fear that It will get
Into ono of the adjoining houses through
cracks In the walls.
From descriptions given by Dooley, who
saw the creature several times, but al
ways failed to kill it, Doctor Hornlg be
lieves that It Is either a scorpion or nn
unusually large variety of spider. Uoth
scorpions nnd spiders are classed as ani
mals by zoologists.
Should the llvcr-balted trap fall Doctor
Hornlg will make nn effort to get a largo
female spider to lure tho bug from Its
TALL CEDARS' ANNUAL OUTING
Soft-shell crabs may soon become n
luxury, that only thoso with bulging
pocketbooks can nfford, and possibly the
delicacy will disappear from the market
altogether, according to tinners of Chesa
peake Day, tho world's greatest breeding
ground for edible shellfish.
The catch In tltwso wnters this year Is
said to bo only three-fourths ns largo ns
that of last year, and will bo oven smaller
next season, It Is believed, unless the In
dustry Is protected by ndequate legisla
tion. Tho mnln difficulty Is said to lie In the
attitude of the Stnto of Virginia toward
tho fisheries, for although It is estimated
that the annual catch Is to be valued at
several million dollars, crabmen sny that
the dredgers at Hampton, Vn., havo been
allowed to dredge the crab-breeding
grounds In tho winter time, gnthcrlng In
crnbs of every size, disturbing the spawn
ing and ruining tho beds.
Maryland Is said to havo been grossly
neglectful of the rights of her citizens.
The boundary between the two States Is
tho low-water mark on the southern
bank of the Potomac, yet Maryland has
nllowcd crab fishers from Virginia to
uio tho waters at will, while tho latter
Stato has passed laws which provide
confiscation of ships nnd Imprisonment
of the commander of ships not of Virginia
registry which fish the wnters of that
Stato Again, no resident of Maryland
may opcrato or even hold stock In a vir
glnla fish factory.
Further evidence that the Industry Is
doomed to eventual destruction lies In
tho fact that female crabs, formerly dis
carded by all Maryland crab fishers, are
now found In tho markets of all cities
in tho Eastern United States, and al
though some like tho flavor better than
that of the male crab, It Is said that tho
extermination of so many females will
only hasten the ruination of tho business.
Crabs seek warm water during the Win
ter months and come to the shoals of the
Chesapeake by tho thousand. Swepson
Enrle, engineer of the Maryland Shellfish
Commission, asserts that almost W per
cent of tho crabs found on tho shoals
during the winter nro females. It U this
field that Is dredged each winter by the
crab dredgers of Hampton, Va.
MANY ENGAGED IN INDUSTRY
Owing to tho rapid growth of the crab
Industry in Chesapeake Ray, a largo pro
portion of the Inhabitants near tho waters
havo turned to crnb fishing as a means
of livelihood. Crlellcld, Md Is devoted
entirely to tho business, nnd residents of
that town are greatly alarmed over tho
situation which now prevails. That cen
tre hns already been affected to such an
extent that three big gasollno boats ac
customed to tap the mouth of the Pa
tuxent for the crnbs gathered by commis
sion merchants find It no longer worth
their whllo to mako the trip.
BEQUEATHS $10 TO CHILDREN
Adolph Schultz's Will Leaves Residuo
of $2900 Estate to His
Adolph Schultz, late of 22) Wood street,
bequeathed to his two children, William
nnd Frieda Schultz, 5 each from an cstnto
of J2027.S8. In his will, ndinlttcd to probate
today. Tho residue of the estate Is
devised In trust for the widow, Johanna
Schultz. who Is to receive tho principal
nt the end of 10 years. Should the widow
die before the expiration of the 10 years
tho trust fund Is to be divided equally
nmong live children, Otto, Albert, Annie,
Louise and John.
Other wills probntcd today includo thoso
of John W. Plntt. who left J2D.500 In
private bequests; George Cooper, $4400;
Catherine T. Kelly, JJ2000; Lawrence E.
Rone, $1W3: George M Thompson, $1GOO.
Personal properly of Mary S. Dickey
has been nnralsed at J091G 83; Anna
Kemblc, J1561.SL ,,
PRESIDENT TAKES A STROLL
Spends an Hour on the Streets of tho
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27. President
Wilson started his dally exercise by
strolling In the streets of tho capital for
an hour today. He first went to his
bank, several blocks from tho White
Then he walked up 14th street, stopping
occasionally to gazo at window displays.
Tho President chose a quiet hour of tho
morning, when the streets generally aro
not congested, nnd attracted llttlo atten
tion. Several secret service men accom
On the return to the White Houso tho
Chief Executive and his escort passed
through the Treasury Building.
You get an unbeatable com
bination when you take a good
soap and then add that wonder
ful cleanser naptha.
That's what you get
Picnic and Home-Coming Tomorrow
at Willow Grove
Philadelphia Forest No. 10, Tall Cedars
of Lebanon, whose headquarters are In
the Parkway Building, Broad and Cherry
streets, will 'hold the annual picnic and
home-coming at Mineral Springs Grove,
Willow Grove, tomorrow There will be
baseball and races.
Louis II Foster, tho Grand Tall Cedar.
Is making special preparation for the en
tertainment of the women nnd children.
Tho Tall Cedars will be accompanied by
their band of CO pieces and their CO rang
ers. Forests from Norrlstown, Spring
City nnd other points will participate.
The soap softens the water,
makes good suds, loosens the
dirt. The naptha and other
harmless cleansers dissolve the
grease, make the dirt disappear
and whiten the clothes.
Use Fels-Naptha for all soap-and-water work.
OATUUCIC-Lyman Howe. Travel Pictures.
tu nrii weeK win snow ine American
Navy; native lire In the Philippines, with a
rllmpae of head-hunterr rites and the plant
ft tbe National Cash Itegtiter Company.
KEITH'S Tom Lewi, and company In "Broth
er rana't "aiyaicna. a European illusion:
Orcee Flatter, "The gunthlno airl": Wlllara
glir.nii and company, in "Fllnder. Furnished
Flat'', Ameta, mirror dance.; Charlie Olcott.
Sjnsert the Meyaxoa, Japanene ocallsts; La
France and Druco. In blackface comedy;
Adonis, In 'The Act Beautiful," and the
KIXON'S OBAND "The Earl and the Girl."
a lautoia production, ncaoea vy icior ivann;
Warrtn And fTnnlnv in "At (ha ftaashore" !
j Booth and Leander, bicyclist.; Ward and
rMow(ll) carl 8Utzer and company. In "III.
ew Jon", Tureuy, narmomca expert, una
un Koto rilms,
ROSS KEYS-Mu.lcal Festival; Joseph K.
nation, h i'jiiiaaeipnian: me rive iirar
dons, the nenolda Trio. Selblnl and Orovlnl,
coney Ilrother. and molea.
AUIAMDIIA-"The Master e." starring-
Mr and Mr. It. DeCosta; Marali and Frye;
els and Violet France. In cycle act. Broom-
: stuck Elliott, nnd Charlie Chaplin. In "The
1 Bank," and Ina Clare, in "The Puppet
JWDSJDK !ATIK The Noelty Mln.treU.
? Pan-American Hextet. Lucille Savoy, oneratla
ft soprano, acorn alarttn and the Walley Trio,
tvAciinu- -rne nosey t'osey inns, in feter
8. Clark', production or "The nedempilon
I Club, or. She Bins Asaln," opening- the
I Casino for the new season.
rioCADEItO"The Lady Buccaneers." with
s Wlo, the dancer
,!Tf?LB.yG Fawcett, in "The Majesty
EM the Law '
1 i la J
'10 - Cent Baseball"
toney McLinn says there
no such thing because
e real sport can't be sold
r a. dime. NWf Rundav
McUnn tells why you get
'Just what you pay for.
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T Cabinet (special price) 10.
V-' Records ....' 4.S0
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