Evening public ledger. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1914-1942, September 15, 1915, Final, Page 2, Image 2

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Formally Disavows Acts of
Citizens Urging Destruc
tlorfof U.'S.Factdrles
Ckrfnan Newspapers Not Held
ftefcponsible for Pamphlets
BErtLIN. Sept. 15.
The German Government today for
mally disavowed the action of certain
Gcrfnan cltiiens In attempting to in
sttgsts plots for the destruction ot Amer
ican war munition factories.
"Recently German newspapers have ar
rived In the United (States, containing a
pamphlet 'advising readers to destroy
American ammunition factories." said an
offlclsl statement. "Such a practice- I
officially designated as stupid and dan
gerous. It Is evident that hot-headed pri
vate citlkens. who have been rnlsled, have
trlW to agitate In this mannir by In
sitting the pamphlets. No newspaper
efljee Is responsible."
Safe Conduct Will Bo Unnecessary
Because of His Age
TVASHINGT6N. flept. 15 -Ambassador
snd. Madam Dumba will sal) from New
Tfork for Vienna within the next week,
according to unofllclal Information reach
ing the State Department No arrange
ments have been made for a safe con
duet, and It was not believed today that
aiy would be necessary. The Ambassa
dor is more than 80 years old. and the
limit tinder which enemy aliens are de
tained in the varloUs warring countries
was said here to be K.
Secretary Lansing declines to cbmment
on the request of Ambassador Dumba to
"be recalled on leave to report." Offi
cials who know his mind were inclined
to believe that he would raise no serious
objection The big object, they say, was
to get Dumba out of this country, and
this object wilt be attained so soon as
Vienna acts.
The department was making an earnest
effort today to get some word from Am
bassador Pendeld to rind out what action
"the Austrian Government had taken.
Communication with the Austrian capital
is demoralized, and it was said In the
chief clerk's office that sometimes lit
ttkes a week to get a short dispatch
Cootlnurd from Fage One
away his perfeeio, "why don't you tell the
truth? What I said was, Til be down in
the morning; that's too bad."'
A long wrangle followed. At the con
clusion of the conference Peterson and
Luble shook hands. The youth then went
to the offlce of the Prosecutor and solemn
ly assured that ofndal that he agrees
with Peterson In believing there is a
woman In the case. Luble denied that he
ftnpws her name or even suspecta It.
The detectives are still absolutely
baffled. They have been unsuccessful at
every turn. Not a single theory of the
doten or more put forth has led toany
thlng tangible. No one at work on the
case haa a:ty more Idea of the Identity
ot the mdrderej- or the motive for the
crlrrte Uyday than he had the day the
t uiBivirta, Duuei named, in a
mil wiv uneiy mver roaa -in the
Utsklrts of Camden.
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rivalry In land and timber deals as
iiiuuYCB iur wio muraer are pure specu
lation. There is not a shred of evidence
to connect any one with the slaying
so far, and at present the mystery seems
un solvable.
LUble earned $5 a week in Cord's office.
Since the murder he has frequently been
in consultation with Prosecutor Kraft
and he Is basking In the unwonted glow
of the publicity he has received.
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Synagogue Planned In Darby
Funds are being raised for a new syn
agogue to be constructed at Darby by
Jews living in Colllngdale, Colwyn,
Sharon and Darby. Until the building ts
completed services will be conducted in
Franklin Hall. Darby, by Rabbi I. Green
fcaum, ot this city.
Tint race, for S-year-olda and up, selllnr S
furlongs-Oryaa. 112; Dinah Do. loVLoton
Field. 102; Acton. 104; Presumption T 100
Marlarle A., ic4: BqueellrT loi; IfiS
Junior, 05i Qrawebot. 107: Martin Caeca. Wi
Mttta. 1OT; THlker, 100, Aloimlns loa
Striker, 109; Water Well. 09: Day d25 103'
Bfeond race, for 2-yjar-oIde, conditions?' 0
1T; St. latdorj. 111. Ilarta. 107. sistri, 111?"
.,T',lr',..mc6 'ffi Jaand seldlnra. S.yeVr
pld and up, aelllng. 1 mile an-t TO yafda-ljui.
bro,. lOSr Krm KrlMt, IWJ. Elblod ifS
Kimlet. 100: Nepthla, 108. Volant' 10s'
oWnetti lo4 Loohlef, 10H: tAlhena. a?!
Ftoneen-. 108; Pled Piper 00. AJoena '
Fourth race, for S-year-olda and un ih
Mount Iloyal Handicap. 0 rurlonis-Coau.tY.
JIO, rtruecan. 110. nnteritold. 1T, KiaStakil
WXV Dlatnt Shore, St. Robert Bradley 10S:
Heater Prynne, HO; Pettlt Weu. sir fediir"
ICO: Th. Finn. 125: Iron Duke. 102. Vhe
welcht on The Finn Includea a Denaliv r.t iCl
voonda. '
Cnlyaler. ion; Mita fhllpln, 100, NavlratnV
Hi: Walloon. i2; Tatianla, im22,iSL
VeJtJiO, IMi Elale Doro. lop, '"' l0B'
Chjyaler. 10; Mlfa Phllbln,
SUth race
J mile and TO varda-Jlary WarrVn. tnS!
"r a-year-oiaa and up. aeliim
fnalia. 101 i Rotwft Oliver. (Oi, l-;L;:. '.'
100, gandhlll, 104; 'Nlld, 69; Ciawlne ffi:
fcupyrtmon. 101 Treat' Royal, 'iw?' Iiuri
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jrt race, pure WoS, 2-year-olda, eellinS. B
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rrace. nuree IW, S-year-olda and up.
t rnrla Meeilcka, Iftf, Matoburc
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Will of Covington F . Seiss Makes Two
Public Bequests
George W. Spies, lata of Ml Green
street, by his will admitted to probate
today left ah estate valued at $176,000 to
his widow, Charlotte Z. Splcse, and a,
son, George W fipleee, Jr
Under the will of Covington iFew Belss,
prominently Identified with the Pennsyl
vania Sons of the Revolution and other
organltatlons, who died at 1JJJ Spring
Garden street. $160 of his estate of 112.500
Is bequeathed to the Philadelphia Sketch
Club. He also leaves his book-box col
lection ot Insects to the Central High
School and specimens of reptiles and
flphes to the Academy ot Natural
Sciences The remainder of the estate
goes to two sisters of the testator.
An estate valued at t-Rl.000 la bequeathed
by the will ot John Owers, late of 300
North 40th street, to his widow, Ilebecea
B. Owens, who is appointed executrix
The entire estate of Joseph W. Robin
son, M East Walnut lane, which amounts
to $72,800. Is left, In trust for the benefit
of the widow, EmmS, McC Robinson,
during her life, and nt her death the fund
goes to their children.
The other wills probated were those ot
Cornelius Power, 6130 Jefferson Street,
which disposes of an estate valued at
$9000, and Agnes G. Bills, 1311 West Lehigh
avenue, $i00o
Ambassad6r Declares U. S. and
Germany Will Be on Friend
lier Footing Than Ever
NEW TOIUC, Sept. 15
That all cfltncultles between Germany
and the United States will be settled
within a fortnight was tho statement
credited to Ambassador Berntsorff In an
Interview published by the World this
The Interview, tho World said, was
obtained at the Rltz-Carlton Hotel Imme
diately upon the Ambassador's return
from Washington. The Ambassador is
quoted as saying:
"You may say for me that 1 am sure
that within a fortnight all supposed dif
ficulties between the United States and
Germany will have been settled, and
permanently settled, and the nations will
be more friendly than they have ever
been '
The Ambassador was asked what gave
him that assurance, the World said. His
reply, as given by tho World, was:
"Because I am In charge now."
"Ho put a mock emphasis on the T,"
said the World.
"Mr. Lansing and myself have reached
a complete understanding," the World
quoted the Ambassador as saying. "We
have completely shared each other's
views and we are In accord. Publish
?.'hat I have said If you please. Any
hlng else I shall repudiate."
Continued from Pace One
of Grodno and Ollta the German pur
suit continues.
BERLIN, Bept. 15.
Despite, redoubled violence of Russian
counter-attacks and the atubbomess of
Russian defence, the Germans continue
to advance In Poland. In southern Po
land the Russians that ure retreating to
ward Pinsk are being hotly pursued y
the armies of Field Marshall von
The official statement of the German
War Offlce, Issued today, states that the
Schtchara Rlvor has been reached by tho
troops of Field Marshal von Hlndenburg,
and that further south the Russians have
been driven across the Schtchara by the
forces of Prince Leopold of Bavaria.
PETROGRAD, Bept. 15.
Two sudden flanking movements by the
Russian troops have put the entire Aus-tro-German
right wing in a dangerous
predicament which threatens with dis
aster the great Teutonic invasion of
Russia, according to latest reports re
ceived by the War Office. The Austro
German salient extending Into Russian
territory from northern Gallcla Immedi
ately found Itself in great difficulties. Re
treat is now in progress. Only part of
the Teuton army has been able to ex
tricate Itself.
South ot the Prlpet marshes largo Ger
man forces are hurriedly retreating, pur
sued by the Russians, who have crossed
the Goryn River and are pressing for
ward. Still farther south the Austro
German troops, forced to withdraw to
the Strypa River, are finding Jt difficult
to hold their positions.
In the fighting ot the last three days
more than 13,000 prisoners have been
taken by the Russians. The Austro-Ger-man
armies are believed to have lost
thrice that number in killed and wounded.
Permitting the Austrian and German
forces to advance to the Lutsk-Dubno
line, he suddenly launched an offensive
against the Teutons' left flank from the
Prlpet marshes, at the some time making
a similar attack on the enemy's right
from the Eereth river positions
A German cavalry force that reached
the Vilna-Petrograd Railway has been
driven back and the -railway line from
Dvlnsk to Vllna is again in the hands
of the Czar, according to dispatches
reaching here today.
Air scouts, however, report that the
Germans under General von Buelow have
received reinforcements and that large
bodies of Infantry are again approaching
the railway. The Russians are concen
trated In the region west of Bventzlany
and a big battle Is believed imminent
along the Dvlnak-Vllna line.
Ftrit race, salllnf, tOOQ, 3-year-oldt and un,
A furlonsa Mae Maeva. B8, Marlort D.. OS:
September Morn, 100. Africa Beau 100; Wark
Jleubanka. 101, Intone. 1QJ, Dengro. ICO, Max.
JWIj. Willie Holland, lWj Old Bmebmlle, 10T;
Roeetua, 10S Colle, 10.
Beco9i race, atlllnc lor 2-year-olda, RU fHr
loneJEllr R,. bH; Stunner. M. Brown Vel
et. 8i 'fwmn Mi illuminator, 109: Buat
Thurmann, ll Dick Williams. 106) Harry
Hardener. 1M. C4rdome. lfl, Bavlno. 19Y;
peMty lelexi, W: Old .Carter, ion. ' "
Third race, sentleman'a cup, eeiung, 8-year'
old and up, owe wile Joe Btln. , Waadec
led. Cueawam KM, FltafemldTeaT Pretty
Dale, rH. , ,
year-oH. . filiupv-qriy ij,dy. 18i;
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Secretary's Call on President
Made Without Advance
Secretary Lansing unexpectedly went
to the White House for a conference with
President Wilson this afternoon. The gen
eral opinion was that Lansing's visit re
lated to the recent Ordutja note and pos
sibly lo questions of general policy to
ward Germany.
The evidence gathered by the United
States through its consular representa
tives on tho torpedoing of the Arabic was
cabled to Ambassador Gerard at Berlin
and Is now belAg considered by the Ger
man Foreign Office, Secretary of State
Lansing admitted this afternoon. He said
this was done at the request of Ambas
sador von Bernstorff.
It had been generally believed that von
Bernstorff cabled the Information direct
to his Government. Secretary Lansing
refused to answer a question whether this
Government expected another note from
Germany on the Arablo case. It was
generally known, however, that the Ad
ministration expects Germany to send a
supplemental note disavowing the sink
ing of the Arabic when after the evidence
cablM Ambassador Gerard Is fully gone
Contlnoed from Tag One
to the occasion. His weak fly to Vlox
ended the game. Stock's fielding and the
hitting of Bums and Bancroft featured.
The Phillies left soon after the irame
for Cincinnati.
Stock filed to Barney. Bancroft singled
through short Paakcrt forced Bancroft.
Kantlehncr to Wagner. Paskert was out
stealing, Gibson to Wagner. No runs, one
hit no errors.
Carey singled to centre. Johnston was
out, Mayer to Luderus, Carey taking sec
ond. Barney forced Carey, Stock to Ban
croft. Barney was out stealing. Burns to
Nelhoff. No runs, one hit, no errors.
Cravath fanned. Luderus popped to
Wagner. Wliltted was thrown out by
Balrd. No runs, no hits, no errors.
Hlnchman walked. Wagner sacrificed,
LuderuB to Nlehoff. Hlnchman went to
third on Vlox's out, Nlehoff to Luderus.
Stock threw out Balrd, No runs, no hits.
no errors.
Nlehoff filed to Barney. Burns singled
to right. Mayer etngled down the right
field foul line. Bums going to third.
Stock forced Mayer, Kantlehner to Wag
ner. Burns held at third. Bancroft filed
to Balrd. No runs, two hits, no errors.
Gibson popped to Nlehoff. Kantlehncr
fanned. Carey filed to Cravath. No runs,
no hits, no errors.
Vlox threw out Paskert. Cravath
singled to left. Luderus fouled to Gib
son. Whltted singled to right, sending
Cravath to second. Nlehoff popped to
Wagner. No runs, two hits, no errors.
Mayer threw out Johnston. Nlehoff
threw out Barney. Mayer threw out
Hlnchman. No runs, no hits, no errors.
Burns fanned. Mayer walked Stock
lined to Hlnchman. Kantlehner threw
out Bancroft. No runs, no hits, no er
rprs. Wagner popped to Luderus. Stock
threw out Vlox. Bancroft tossed out
Balrd. No runs, no hits, no errors.
Paskert filed to Wagner. Cravath
walked. Luderus filed to Barney. Whit-,
ted lined to Barney. No runs, no hits,
no errors.
Gibson fanned. Kantlehner also fanned.
Bancroft threw out Carey. No runs, no
hits, no errors.
Nlehoff filed to Barney. Burns ground
ed to Johnston. Mayer fouled to John
ston. No runs, no hits, no errors.
Johnston beat out a slow one down the
third-base line. Barney sacrificed, Mayer
to Luderus. Johnston took third as Nle
hoff threw out Hlnchman. Wagner
fanned. No runs, one hit, no errors.
Kantlehner .hrew out Stock. Bancroft
singled to right. Paskert doubled over
first. Bancroft stopping at third. Cravath
was purposely passed, filling the bases.
Luderus lined to Johnston, .who stepped
on first, doubling Cravath. No runs, two
hits, no errors.
8tock threw out Viox. Balrd fanned.
Gibson singled to right and continued
to second when Cravath let the ball roll
through his legs. Kantlehner singled to
right, scoring Gibson. Carey filed to
Paskert, One run, two hits, one error.
Whltted lined to Hlnchman. Nlehoff
filed to Barney. Burns singled to right,
Dugey running for Bums, and Welser
batted for Mayer. Welser beat out a
hit to Balrd, Dugey stopping at sec
ond. Stock popped to Voix, No runs,
two hits, no errors.
Allied Business Men Urge Selection
of Convention Hall Site
Resolutions urging Councils to take
immediate action toward selecting a site
for a convention 'hall were adopted this
afternoon by a meeting ot the Allied
Business Men's Committee, appointed to
agitate the selection of a site in the cen
tral part of the city. The conference was
held In the Hotel Adelphla. with Frank
R, Relszner presiding.
Addresses were made y N. B. Kelly,
Sydney Clarke and Henry a Shepherd,
representing the Chamber of Commerce.
Councils will meet tomorrow afternoon.
They will receive a delegation from the
committee and hear the resolutions
adopted today.
There a Dangerous Counterfeit in
WASHINGTON, Sept, M.-A new coun
terfelt fio bill has been found in Okla
homa, the United States Secret Service
today announced. It is characterised by
the service as a. "dangerous" counterfeit,
beeauso It Is so good. It purports to be
a .ttete of the First National Bank of
Sdmunda, Okla.
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Insane Man Battles With Debtors
Joseph McGevsrn, years old, ef IMS
JudtH street, who escape yesterday
from th Ishm ward f te Philadelphia.
HesfiMat, gve ui4 deri at St.
Josepfe'a HopMl a, battle today when he
ttftwied te from the Institution
by clisiiilnsr oR ( a, window. It was
neosevrr " trufla with the rim av
aal minute before he could be sb4i4.
McOovern was thought to be a vtoUm
the het. He made his escse from is
PbHadelpki HUeJ by lwn a
wsiW He M take Msi a. (Mfcstr
trolls car sisrs)y Mttfusesj wm he
ctllapaed, He u seat fiwk M te Hul
adelpota UtU ttfer. .,
PLAINFIELD, N. X, Sept. 15. Following; a series of teste of a new "war
biplane" constructed by an aircraft company of East Bound Brook, N. J.,
it becamo known today that orders' have been placed for 12 of the machines
for use by the Allies. They will cost $240,000. John E. Bloaiie, non-in-law
of Thomas Edison, is interested in the development of these new aeroplanes.
NAPLES, gept. 15. Inhabitants of villqges around Mount Vesuvius are
fleeing in tertor today as the result of tho eruption of that volcano. Great
streams of lava are pouring down its side, and tho terrific explosions frequently
occurring hurl flenpe columns of smoke nnd refl and yellow flames above Us
summit. The fleeing inhabitants are flocking to churches and shrines, whero
prayers are being; offered.
PETROGRAD, Sept. IS. Premier Goremykin conferred today with a num
ber of Cabinet members and leaders of the Duma upon his return front the
Czar's headquarters in an effort to reconcile differences still existing between
the two groups. Tho Prime Minister, it is understood, brought to today's con
ference the final work from Cxar Nicholas on the Duma's demand for more
active participation Jn the conduct of the war.
The Czar, it Is understood, is disposed to make some further slight con
cessions, but believes that the "War Office should not be hindered by Inter
ference by Duma members until familiar with military affairs.
WASHINGTON, Sept. IB. American marines have taken possession of
two moro Haitian ports, Jacmel and Lecayes, making; nine In nil, according
to a dispatch from Admiral Caperton today.
MARSEILLES, France, Sept. IS. Announcement was mado here today of
tho discovery by Professor Rota, an Italian scientist, of an apparatus which
defies gravitation and which may revolutionize aviation. The apparatus con
structed by Professor Rota Is In the form of a small, square box, which Is
capable of passing through the air at an altitude of from 600 to 1000 yards
while supporting considerable weight. The Influence of Hertzian waves Is
utilized, and under certain conditions the apparatus is not affected by the wind.
WASHINGTON, Sept. IB. Navy Secretary Daniels announced today that
Admiral Wlnslow has succeeded Rear Admiral Howard In command of tho
Pacific fleet, Howard being ordered here to head the Naval Examining Board.
ATHENS, Sefit. 15. A dispatch smuggled out of Constantinople declares
that in the Armenian oppression by the Turkish Government since April It
Is conservatively estimated that from 300,000 to 700,000 are dead from mas
sacres, starvation and disease. There were few outright massacres, but moro
subtle ways were taken of destroying an entire race. Pamphlets have been
circulated Inciting the savage tribes nnd soldiers against the Christians,
fanning the flames of tho holy war.
LONDON, Sept. 15. A dispatch from northern France to tho Central
News gives a sensational report from German sources, via Rotterdam, that
tho German Crown Prince is suffering mental aberration as the result of
worries of the campaign. The Crown Prince undoubtedly has not spared
himself in tho attempt to strike a decisive blow on the western front. Prison
ers state that he did not sleep for three days during the recent offensive and
that he has broken down under the strain. Despite tho entreaties of tho
Princess, the Prince refuses to relinquish his command, even temporarily.
LONDON, Sept. IB. A dispatch to the Chronicle from northern Italy
says an authorized message from Rome announces that the Austrian torpedo
boat which was torpedoed by a French submarine off Cape Planka, on the
Dalmatian coast, west of Spalato, foundered while trying to reach harbor.
COPENHAGEN, Sept. IB. The Norwegian steamship Torter Norte has
been torpedoed and sunk In the North Sea. Her crew was saved.
PARIS, Sept. IB. A new insurrectionary movement has broken out, not
only in Lisbon, but in tho principal provincial cities of Portugal, says a dis
patch to the Journal from Madrid.
Catches Thief in Home Faints
Just as Neighbors Answer
Her Cries
A woman struggled with a paroled con
vict today when he was discovered at
tempting to rob her home. She tainted
Just as her cries brought neighbors to
her assistance and the Intruder was
caught after a sensational chase, in which
a crowd joined and shots were flred. The
woman was Mrs. Zoe Hammond, ot 5
North Hirst street.
According to the police, Harry Anthony,
a negro, of 879 South Darlen street,
entered Mrs. Hammond's home by a. back
door while she was sitting on the porch,
A slight sound attracted the attention of
Mrs. Hammond, who went to investigate.
She found Anthony ransacking bureau
drawers. Screaming for help, she sprang
upon the man, who attempted to strike
her over the head and at the eamo time
pull a diamond locket from her neck.
Mrs. Hammend Clung to the man, who
pushed her down the stairs, but her grip
wus not broken, and she pulled Anthony,
down with her. The tall slightly stunned
her and the negro attempted to cram a
towel In her mouth. This ehe prevented
b digging her fingernails Into his face.
Still clinging to his -coat and screaming.
She was dragged to the back door, where
rhe fainted.
Mrs. Annie Ward, of B2 North 62d
street, whose house Is directly behind
Mrs. Hammond's house, heard the
screams and rushed to the back gate
just as the negro ran d6wn the alley,
She ran after him calling for help, and
was joined by other neighbors and pass
ersby, and Policeman McCurry, of the
61st and Thompson streets police sta
tion, After a brief chase, Jn which the
policeman emptied his revolver after the
fugitive, Anthony was captured on Arch
At the station house the negro admitted
that he had attempted to rob the house,
according to the police, and said he was
reoently paroled from the Eastern Peni
tentiary, where he has served time for
robbery and burglary,
Unle8 Cooler Weather Arrives, Dr.
Garber Will Give This Order
Only one session of the publlo schools
Will P held tomorrow unless, cooler
weather arrives.
Announcement to that effect was made
today by Dr. John P. Garber. AetlRg
Superintendent of Schools. Doctor Garber
aid that but few complaints had bean
received from teachers and parents of
pupils, but that he believed a two-aea.
Men school day la ei.tremely warn
weather was undesirable.
Wnce the op!!? of school last We4
nssday, one session has bees hM ee)i
day, in accordant with the wetti
IKacMce, but the double 4m. wer's
scheduled to Heir, tomorrow, k the heat
.,f J,rt I t i tediy, word
thrtM the district .utwrtTUee tillt
th publls , te be dismissed o.
Vise order thf will continue In fot uM
further Nrtlef wan1 the fctdtjirter
tbs Be&rd ef BttueaUo.
Coaches Must Give Men Hard
Work as Game Is Scheduled
September 25
PORT DEPOSIT. Md Sept. 16. The
hot weather hero still exists, but scrim
mage is sure to take place tomorrow, as
the coaches have a very short time to'
have the team in shape for the first
gome, on September 25.
The team Is developing very fast, al
though most of the men are under
weight. One thing very gratifying to the
coaches Is the great find they have made
in Neill. He euro looks the best lineman
on the field. He can run as fast as any
man on the field, and he has already had
two years' football experience at Wash
ington University. Wltherow reported
for practice this morning, and la In good
The morning work consisted in hand
ling of punts. Captain Harris had the
linemen and ends, except Urquhart and
Stack, for a long run across the coun
try, while the coaches were working with
the backfleld. s
Coach Carl .Wtlllarns and Manager
Fred Adams' left here this morning for
Bill Filed Against Century" Life and
Accident Company
A bill asking that a receiver be ap
pointed for the Century Life and Acci
dent Insurance Company, whose offices
are In the Bullitt Building, has been tiled
In the Court of Chancery at Wilmington,
Del., by Attorney General Joslah O. Wol
cott. In the bill of complaint, Insurance
Commissioner W, R. McCabe, of Dela
ware, states that he has refused since
March to give a certificate to the com
pany to do business In Delaware, be
lieving it to be insolvent. Chanctllor
Curtis ordered the company to answer
on September 25 why a receiver should
not be appointed.
Louis P. Foster, manager for the
American Bankers' Insurance Company,
who was president of the Century Com
pany, was not in the city today. At his
Pffce It was said that the company had
been out of business since July i.
Police Seek Missing Boy
Police are searching the city for J,
Austin Clark, the 15-year-old son of Mr
and Mrs. Lawrence W. Clark, who has
been missing from his home at 1 South
th street since last Monday. The boy
.it1!e1!t.hat itY Mtnlbly to go to
school, but later Inquiries at the building
revealed the fact that he had never re
ted there. When he disappeared he
was on his bicycle. The boy is Sfe.t a
inches in height and weighs about 110
pounds. He wore a blue serge suit, s&art
Lancaster Citizens Suffered
LANCASTER, Pa., Sept 15,-Peoole
here either eat on their front steps during
the Right or to about their beds ta
reosns almt unbearable. "With tk
cury a M 4frM sm jb. kumldltv
stlllUg point, twe trkiiV
sorted Uet evening, AtnbriJuu
Ota KeMlcW was a victim of b
Mat. All htat reW(i for number
Continued from Page One
ally of England. The prime movers of
the allied Anglo-American money In
terests are now also actually engaged
In formulating the nefarious plot of
robbing the American people of their
savings which were in gooa iaun u
poslted by them In bur banks. In trust
and life Insurance companies, and in
our savings funds for home use. They
want to aid England and to enable her
to continue the war which shs Is now
waging to retain ths mastery of the
seas and to control the commerce of all
the world for alt times. I call upon all
patriotic American cltiicns to psts res
olutions In every American society or
association to express their abhorrence
of this unpatriotic and pro-British
scheme and to earnestly appeal to the
President of the United States and the
Secretary of State to thwart this ivll
conspiracy; a conspiracy which would
rpb the American people of the money
wherewith It can alone develop the
natural resources of our land, Increase
our industries and extend our owh
commerce across the seas. Improve our
means of Internal transportation and
aid our agriculture.
I call upon eyery true American to
write to.eVery financial Institution In
which he has deposited money, protest
ing against the use of his money for
the proposed Anglo-French $1,000,MK,COO
loan. C. J. HEXAMER.
In addition to this message. Doctor
Hexamer stated that he would later ad
vise every depositor In a bank to with
draw all the money he does not actually
need and Invest It In United States securi
ties. State and municipal bonds, flrsUclass
public utilities and Industrial bonds.
"I would protest Just as violently It
the money were to go to Germany," con
tinued Doctor Hexamer. "We need it here
to develop our own industries, especially
our shipping, which is outrageously sup
pressed. We need It for our tnternat
transportation, which is utterly Inade
quate. I have Just traveled by rail over
a great part of the United States and I
am wondering what we would do If our
single-track railroads were suddenly
called upon to transport troops, muni
tions and supplies from one part of the
country to the other. They cannot even
handle the passenger traffic. We need
our money to build our railroads."
Tho report that German sympathizers
would endeavor to float a $500,000,000 Ger
man loan to absorb money intended for
the Anglo-French loan was denounced ns
a llo by Doctor Hexamer.
"It Is comparable to the fake stories
circulated about strikes at Essen at the
tlmo of the English workmen's protests,"
he said. "You will remember, too, that
our press was supplied with news of a
great Russian victory coincident with
the news that the Czar had taken com
mand of the Russian armies."
Doctor Hexamer suddenly wheeled
about In his chair.
"It Is deplorable that the men., the real
patriots, who are trying to keep this
country out of war, are maligned as
traitors," he said, earnestly. "When the
Impartial history of these times Is writ
ten the people will see that It was tho
German-American clement. In its calm do
liberation, that kept us out of war. They
can revllo me and threaten me. but I am
Just so much an American that I will not
keep quiet now when I know that my
country Is in danger,
"My father and all his brothers fought
against tho present Kaiser's grandfather
In tho republican army and were com
pelled to come with Carl Schurz to this
coutry, where I was born and have al
ways lived. My father was knocked,
down at the polls In Hobpken whllo
working for Fremont and my uncle.
Adolph Hexamer, was stoned while
stumping for Lincoln. Ha also com
manded Battery A, of New Jersey, in
the Civil War.
"But, In spite of all this, I am almost
forced to believe that the only unhyphen
ated Americans are the Canadians, Aus
tralians and Britons who sit' In newspa
per offices and tell us American citizens
what to do to avoid being traitors. It
is revolting."
Doctor Hexamer was positive that the
country at large demands peace.
"I have Just returned from a 10,000
mile trip, which took about two months,
and I talked with persons ranging from
Pullman conductors to Governors and
Mayors,", he said. "They all want peace.
With only one exception, this country Is
united for peace and that exception is
the ammunition maker with his profit
Continued from Tage One
leaden sky which greeted Philadelphia
at daybreak vanished when the weather
man again made this remark after study
ing atmospherio conditions.
The opinion of Forecaster BHbs was
strengthened by the statement of Fore
caster Bowie, of the central, leather
offlce In Washington, who stated today
that the hot wave was not due to be
broken for from 38 to it hours.
Great discomfort waa felt in all parts
of the city today, but in the poorer
sections there was Intense suffering.
Many of the poorer people cannot afford
the purchase of ice, and because of the
congested quarters in which they live
they were able to get little relief.
The hospitals were called upon to treat
m"y.J)atl.e.nta f""8"-1"? from the heat
ld.'b hlsJ? humW"y. Five serious
prostrations Were reported
Samuel Christie, 21 years old, of 1711
South Ringgold street, waa the most
trJi? Ca8V.eP0rled'. He was overcome
at 18th and Vine streets and taken to the
Medlco-Chlrurglcal Hospital.
Another serious case was that of pi,nri.
Weddell. IS years old, or 2523 SoSth h
street. He Is In the Jefferson Hospital.
iTm nS.rvmal temP"aturo for this date
1 i ' . I "ecord for tho date Is 89
made in 1801. By 1 o'clock this afternoon'
the mercury had reached 86 and the offl.
cials at the Weather Bureau said that
there was every Indication, that another
record Would be broken today. Yeste?dw
?i!?,U maJnum t 90, was the hottest
day on Tecord for September 14.
The average maximum temperature
been more than so degrees, which T T sev
eral points above the normal temperature
for July and August, '
,TJle lntfre Atlantic coast ts In the grin
of the hot wave. Interior New York and
New England will get some relief tomor
row when .cool breezes now over thZ
ass? iSsfSi xsdr B
Pesplte the suffering that Is being
caused by the heat, the forecaster i
heavy rains the heat is doing Vfilend?i
work in bringing to maturity th? g?
grain crop. i the Middle West, ttie cot.
M4ttl eouth- 5&
is tte to the southerly winds which Jil'
carried a flow of warmer up fLMh!"
Swth. When the wlnAhang,, thTJ
perature will go lower ana not before As
the forecast calls for ft oontlnuaSnt 5
swtMrly ws, tW,rj,iKXte
cation of continued hot weiths? n"
A foggy condltlC aTeotkE' f ti.
weather during the aJTtsl'lj
several of the last nana AMZmt f
the klaooVt, giEl &
way up. At I ?iZktE2 toX
record was taken" HrMi.7,d m S
rW& siSat 2r
Girl Who Worked All Day
;j4.&u a week Easily Won
by His Promise of
Tll M T k..a V. . ..
....o .oo hi uuuia uenaetio, the tttn.1
,-Venr-oM Itnllnn !,! ..- :. lltfl1
15-year-old Italian girl, who was
roaded Into matrimony wato,-.-
roaded Into matrimony yesterday 2 itl
Jcseoh Zookev. is vr. m -i' .'M
Joseph Zookey, 23 years old. a min S1
admitted that ho had exploited her S2?
a hundred other girls for commerclajSl
vice, aroused the indignation of Im2I
workers, probation officers nnd court 1
clals generally today, and the InaWiu-l
of Judire MaeNallle. whn n.r....V n,&blllrl
rrttt the girl to go with her hn.h.S E'i
terday after tho ceremony had been i!ls
forme Viw M.ri.,.i. t.T "?'" MM
matoly to keep her from the man wltwl
resort to punitive measures, is canaZl
him nerloua concern. uSfi
On July ii the girl waa fmm
Zookey In a rooming house on SnrnS
street near 6th. Sho waa charged wf
being a runaway and hold In the RmSI
of Detention. Then, according to JuZIl
MacNellle. she was pale, nervm,. J?V
mle, with all tho symptoms of a tuberri?
iuoio ,vu.. uu sue is a plus"
healthy-looking llttlo person, with a cleSl
skin and bright eye. The pity of It all ii'5
sho wants to go back, to "Joseph." J
"My mother and my father," she M.is
childishly, "they say if I want to be gooTS
inh l iMiiBr msnni t m .. i m . '
want to bo with him, too. And bo, wW?
Via ea tit VABTArrlnr Via tAnM . r"".S
,,0 i.i. "., ., m marry c,
I was glad.
"You see, before I met Joseph ana hS
leu, inu H.wujr, j. naa 10 worn awfullyja
hard. I was a skirt folder In a factory 3
and only got $4.60. Joseph, he met, $
one day at 8th and Catharine, and kafl
said If I come with him he will be g6odm
to me, and I won't have to do nothing, J?
Now I love him, and my mother uJU
father, they say wo can live with the,S
ana x am gooa oecause i am married,
ana so x warn to go witn Joseph."
In the opinion of the court officials who
talked with Zookey, he Is of the lowest
type and openly boasted of his exploita
tions. On the way to City Ifall he of-"
tered one or tne onicers o ror a cigarette,
wun me remaric mai money came easy.
"I am sure," said Judge MacNellle, serl-;
ously, this morning, "that if the little'
Bin is porjniueu to go dbck to this rata
he will use her in the same wav that ha'
did before he married her, and It Is Jut5
line i:uiiBigiiuiB ner iu a uie oz Vice.
"The only other alternative I have
when her case comes up Is to send hti4
to Slelghton Farms or the House of the
Good Shepherd. These places are reforma
tories, and In so far as the girl has httf
a victim and Is not, I believe, bid
girl, I do not think she should be pus-1
isnea in any way. j
"I ,nm firmly convinced the mar) onlv
married tne. girl because he knew he was"
liable to a 15-year sentence In the peni
tentiary. I have never heard a man tint
so callously as this man did or use such
terms in sneaklnc of women. H w. a'
great mtsiake to let the girl marry h,lm,j
even ii ner parents were wining
The girl's father and mother live at
851 Earp street. They do not speak Eng,'
lish, but through an Interpreter they not
oniy sanctioned tne marriage but In
sisted that it be performed to "save their
daughter's honor." In the interview this
morning Laura, who is even more vouth.
f ul than her ag,e would indicate, eeemedr
to be. COmnlAr'ftlv finripr tha nnrontnT Anm'.i
lnntihn. r u' "St
It is expected the case will come before'
the Juvenile Court tomorrow mornW
for final settlement, and unless It can w?
proved that Zookey committed blgamM"
in marrvfntr the srlrl. nf which thra hiV
been some suspicion. It is probable that
Judge MacNellle, according to his stale-g:
meni loaay, win release tne gin, wus
permitting her to go to her husband. In
that event, however, she will be placed
nnrlpr i1ia cnnAtant fcitrvAlllnnrA nf n nriw'
bation officer to prevent her from be-;
coming a "white slave." -i
Zookey was liberated when he married
the gin
Women Faint as Deranged Man Falls!
to Ground
ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.. Bent 15.-F.-
B. Nicholson, a years old. of DlcklnnopSJU
ami , jumped irom tne top noor o: mai
Alamao Hotel today in attempting to
commit suicide. He was temporarily de-
ranged from the after-affects of an at
fnrlf nf tvnVinM TTa fu Jutnv In 1,a CiltvfC
Hospital as tho result of the fall on 'thai
Boardwalk. '
Women fainted as the body flashed
through the air. The men on the prome
nade hid the youth In forming a circle
to prevent a Dosslble nanlc In ths
thronged "walk." Little hope Is held tnlt
for his recovery.
Boy Run Down by Motorcycle
The German town police are searching,
today for a motorcyclist who, ran down
a boy on Stenton avenue near Halns
street and then speeded up, escaping ar-j.
rest. i.no victim ot tne accident Wj
jcbso ivyons, n years oia, ot uw far-
1J17!innf.( f nVAmiA T'Yia hnu w,a nlnvlnff?.
In the street last night with companions
wnen a motorcycle struck him, lie wii
wrown iv or is feet by tne maenme.
Cheyenne, vqu say, or the!
Little, Big Horn? iNopel
Right over the fields in
Deaceful Swarthmorc"
there lives a woman who
earns her living by takings
the fire out of wicked
horses. Sometimes she;
makes bad animals trood,
while you wait, She's the'
only one of Mr kind in the
world, so they say. An in-
teresting story, "TiV
Woman Horse Breaker1'
by H. D. Tones, anneart!
in Sunday's Public!