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TION OF THE EVENING LEDOEH
FOIl OCTOBER WAS 102,18.",.
PHILADELPHIA. TIIUItSUAY, DECEMDF.n . IMS.
The burden docs not begin to gall until lqit
begin to worry over it.
ALL FOK PHILADELPHIA
COUNCILS and the Mayor will liavo legiti
mate business enough to occupy their at
tention for the next four years without
taking on any factional quarrels.
Thcro Is a great program of public work,
on tho principal Items In which ovcry one la
agreed. Thcro Is room enough In this work
for men ot nil factions and none. Tho city
is expecting tho leaders to co-operato In
pushing tho completion of tho now subway
and the new elevated lines, In tho construc
tion of a. convontlon hall nnd a stadium, and
in rushing work on tho Parkway. Thcro
arc other needed Improvements, some of
which can he cared for by tho proposed loan,
but those montloncd are of first Importance.
Tho present disposition to postpono squab
bles nmong tho leaders ought to become tho
permanent mood whllo tho work of making
Philadelphia a better city to llvo In Is being
prosecuted. This work will demand tho ex
erclso of nil tho energy with which those In
charge of It are endowed. No strength should
be wasted In profitless bickering. The "hnr
mony" with which the mayoralty campaign
was begun ought to last all through Mr.
.Smith's term, and Philadelphia should not
Rtiscd as n pawn In either State or national
-? FOR 1916
WHEN his New Jersey friends wanted to
Indorse him for ronomlnatlon Mr. Wil
son objected. Perhaps the National Demo
cratic Committee did not consult him In ad
vance about commending his Administration
and pronouncing In favor of his re-election.
Although thero Is no doubt about what tho
St. Louis convention will do, It Is Interesting
to noto that the actual campaign has begun
with the resolutions adopted by the Nntlonal
It Is Interesting, also, to noto that Vice
President Mnrshall was not mentioned. The
ticket to date stands as Wilson and ?
MR. DATESMAN'S PROGRAM
THE programs of appointees to public offlco
nre seldom moderate, and should not be.
Even in politics nnd social economics "a
man's grasp should exceed his reach or
what's Heaven for?" So It Is chiefly as an
Insight Into the desires of Mr. Datcsmnn,
chosen Director of Public Works, that his
program, printed In the Eve.vi.no Lcnanii
today. Is Important. We are justified In
wanting to know what he Intends; then wo
may Judge his performance.
Tho striking thing Is that Mr. Datesman
has already been Impressed by tho multi
tudinous difficulties of his task. He knows
its boundaries, and is making no attempt to
restrict them. And beyond the grnsp of de
tails, already indicated, the city will take
pleasure In Mr, Datesman's largo conception
of tho duties of his office. Ho generously
places the period of "progressive" develop
ment within the last few years, nnd he ob
viously Intends to continue that progress.
Ho purposes that Philadelphia Bhall not be
satisfied with less than tho luxuries of civic
life. TFTo wants a beautiful, a home-like, an
The city, too, wants these things.
IT CANT BE DONE TOO QUICKLY
I ain urging you to do nothing less than
save the honor and self-respect of the na
tion. President Wilson on the activity of
the native and foreign agents of the bellig
erents. HARDLY a day passes without somo reve
lation of the pernicious actions of Amer
icans who have been more loyal to tho home
of their ancestors than to America, or of
somo foreigners who have abused the hos
pitality of our shores' In order to wage wars
upon our Industry and to conspire to embroil
us In war.
Tho details of the plot to finance a Huerta
revolution In Mexico were published on the
day after the President's suggestion that
Congress pass laws to secure the punishment
of those guilty of such offenses. But this is
only one of the many conspiracies, which
have grown so numerous that they can no
longer be tolerated, The applause with
which Congress received the President's de
nunciation of the hyphenates and their sym
pathizers augurs well for quick action.
AS THE date approaches when the new
XX child labor 'aw is to go into effect the
employers are showing a commendable dis
position to adapt themselves to the new con
ditions, and the Attorney General has indi
cated his willingness to interpret the statute
so liberally that Its. enforcement will work
little hardship upon any one.
If the law permits young people within the
protected ages to work one, week and go to
.ekool. tho next, as Attorney General Brown
hvs It does, the youths can be kept at work
ht alternating shUta and get even more edu
Uion than, the eight hours a week which
thy law requires. If the spirit of jthe .statute
j"atifle0 with this arrangement ft would
also ha satisfied with, two shifts, one of which
should -work ffo-e hours n the morning and
the itfher five hours fn the Afternoon, This
iirratiseroval would be an improvement over
EVENING LEDGEB-PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, DKOEMBER 9, 1915:
that which prevails, for It would make 11
posslblo for tho low-pali child workers,
whoso principal duty Is to assist tho adults,
to remain In the mills as long as their assist
ance Is needed.
Wo aro likely to hear few objections to tho
taw after It has been tried, nnd thoy will ho
leveled not against Us purpose, but ngalnst
somo of tho details by which It Is sought to
protect tho Immnturo and to sccuro to them
the right to an education,
THE FLAG MUST PROTECT TRADE
Until we Tcah feel certain that our Gov
ernment will maintain the rights of Amer
ican citizens who have made legitimate In-
vestments In foreign countries, it Is hope
less to try to create n real mnrlcct for for
eign securities. Mortimer L. Schlff to the
International Trade Conference.
Mil. SCIIIW did not stop with this gen
eralization, but enmo down to specifica
tions with conditions in Mexico ns tho most
flagrant instance of the Indifference of tho
Oovrnment to tho Interests of American for
eign trade. American Investments in Mexico
havo yielded no return since anarchy took
tho placo of government. Customs duties,
spoclllcally sot apart to pay tho Interest on
bonds, have been diverted to other uses, and
Investments In private enterprises havo been
practically wiped out by the long-continued
reign of loot. Such a state of affairs, In the
opinion of Mr. Schlff and of ovcry other well
informed observer, does more to discourage
tho Investment of American capital In Cen
tral nnd South American countries than all
tho talk of tho opportunities of foreign trade
nnd tho possibility of mailing America the
financial centre of tho world does to encour
ngo commercial adventures abroad.
Talk Is cheap, but nctlon tnkes courage,
nnd right .ictlon takes knowledge and judg
ment. It Is easy to denounce dollar diplo
macy nnd to condemn tho practice of sending
warships; to collect debts owed to Americans.
But so long ns they are given to understand
In Mexico that they can rob Americans with
Impunity nnd can repudiate their Just debts
owed In this country Americans will havo
no rights across tho border which Mexicans
think they nre bound to respect.
Tho first requisite to thnt expansion of
American business of which every ono ii
dreaming is tho assurance from Washington
thnt tho American flng will protect American
dollars wherever they may bo legitimately
Invested This involves a radical change In
the policy now In favor In Washington.
THE crisis in American character which
was bound to come ns a reaction from tho
European crisis may be upon ui sooner than
expected. If wo cannot weather this crisis,
It would be as well for us to Import nt once
an efliclency manager from abroad and to
Instnll, lock, stock and barrel, the whole
dreadful and effective system of bureaucracy.
We havo decided, although Congress has
not acted, that as a nation wo shall be ade
quate In our preparation against war. In
what fnshion will that preparation be mnde?
In whnt spirit will we spend? If mero hys
teria nnd cowardice, the brute fear of an ln
vnslon and tho lovo of comfort aro tho mov
ing desires, then preparedness will br - vain
thing Indeed. No gun outside tho harbor
will defend n small heart. Unless we are
morally devoted to peace and morally deter
mined to bear the necessary hardships of
war, wo can never be prepared.
Preparedness must bo accomplished with
out hysteria nnd without partisan Influence.
If there nre vague "Intorests" seeking gain
In tho now policy, It is unfortunate, but their
ovll motive must not be permitted to cloud
over tho honest motive of others. The pre
paredness policy must not bo made a sub
stitute for tho pork barrel. It must not be a
shield for graft.
The test will prove whothor the country Is
capable of nctlon, unhnmpered, without waste,
without scandal. If wo cannot save our
selves, we nro not worth saving.
THE WISSAHICKON REMAINS SAFE
THE refusal of the Falrmount Park Com
mission to open the Wlssahlckon drive to
automobiles will be welcomed with delight
by all those who have found pleasure In
strolling through that beautiful region.
It Is posslblo for motorists to take another
routo If they wish to go up tho valley. If
tho roads are not In good shape at present
they can be Improved, whllo tho Wlssahlckon
glen Is left free to nature lovers, unterrlfied
by rapid-moving motorcars. Even tho mo
torists, themselves, havo agreed that this
comparatively short stretch of road would
better be restricted to the uso of pedestrians
nnd horse-drawn vehicles.
Does Champ Clark think that the houn'dog i
can find him more easily In St. Louis thnn In i
The Democrats who aro disputing about I
the slzo of their deficit nil agree that tho
deficit does exist.
Montenegro wants a separate peace. Sho
is more likely to be separated from her soil
than to get peace at all.
No ono should confuse Joseph P. with St.
John Gnffney, even though they have both I
taken sides in great wars. '
King Constantine of Greece must have
turned his face away from Serbia when he ,
sent his statement to "the American people," l
As the Allies are more anxious than Uncle
Sam to get Boy-Ed and Von Papen out of
the United States, there is little doubt about
the safe conduct order.
Colonel Roosevelt gets even with the Presi
dent by calling him a Byzantine Logothete.
We'll bet a postage stamp that the President
knows what It means, too.
The Englishman who wanted to know if the
state of mind of the Ford peace party would
entitle It to tho rights of asylum In the
British isles was an Irishman,
That insane patient who ran away after
he decided that Blockley was not a sultablo
place for a man to live might almost be
credited with somo faint glimmerings of
Tho Administration's disbelief in the de
moralization of government in tho Philip
pines 13 only equaled by Its refusal to admit
that the most wanton outrages were com
mltted by Carranza's followers against nuns
and other Innocent persons in Mexico.
"A document more shameful than this,"
says the New York Staats-Zeltung of the
message, "is not recorded in the annals of
American history." The editor apparently
doesn't read his own paper, Or perhaps he
didn't see the warning to Americans not to
embark on the Lusltanla. Or perhaps the
latest issue of the Fatherland hasn't come to
Tom Daly's Column
To a Sandwlchman
In languid, after-luncheon mood,
Today I watched jou In the throng.
My mild, appraising eve pursued
The crude incitements unto food
Upon the signs you lore alow;.
"JJIjr Ouster Stews" and "Six Large Haw"
And "Pepper-hash and Crackers Free,"
Upon your sivaying signs 1 saw,
And marveled that your drooping Jaw
So lean and lantern-like should be.
"Ah I1' so unto myself X thought
"True humorist Indeed thou aril
Thou bringest us a message fraught
With rare good cheer (that may be bought),
Silt in the which thou hast no part."
"So, too, thou hast thine audience
That turns a cold, indifferent car,
And Jostles thee and hurries hence
To spend some other where its pence
But not upon thy goodly chcert
"Ah! brother, when the evening bell
lllngs curfew to this toil of thine,
J truit otic stew, icarnt, rich of smell,
And velvet to the tongue, may dwell
Betwixt thy tciihbonc and thy spinet"
XIV C. E. P.
Upon a frosty November day In tho year
of grace 1865, a Rmlllng. buxom, motherly
nurse for all nurses In those days deserved
those adjective s
might have been ob
served advancing to
greet a nervous gen
tleman who seemed to
hang upon her words.
"Sir," sho said, "It is
a boy nnd a lusty one."
Instantly g c n t 1 o
render, as If to cor
roborate her words, n
wild yell percolated to
the room from above
stnlrs. And that was,
perhaps, tho loudest
nnd the rudest nolso
that the young gentle
man over made, for he
was over a modest nnd
c. u r.
retiring youth, ns Is often tho caso with those
who possess more thnn a vacuum under the
scalplock. Curiously enough, also, although
the child brought no goods nor even raiment
into tho world ho grew to be nn authority
upon the disposition of wraith. Charles Ed
ward Panconst for It was Indeed he is,
nmong other things, the wise Mister Wcis
scnholmor on the question of municipal bond
THE morning mail brought to us a sheet
of flimsy upon which was written:
December 3. lOtt.
The rnllonlnrr has been sent to mo by nn nrtlttt
friend In New York city. llh a request that I for
ward It to nlno personal friends within thnt num
ber or dnjs. I taho pleamirp In ilolnir this, nnd
trust thnt sou as 111 not break the cliuln:
AN ANCIENT PRAYER.
O I.nrd, I Implore Theo to bleRs nil mankind;
Brine us to Thee, keep us to dwell with
This prajer Is to be sent all over tho world. It
wan said In nnclent times that nil who pissed It by
would meet ulth some cnlamlty or misfortune.
Copy It and send It to nlno of your friends within
nine dns, and on the tenth day ou will meet with
some cront Joy.
Don't break the chain.
IMenso pass It along to nine of our friends, an a
part of the ffeneral plan, and may the Oreat Joy
mentioned In tho letter nnd other cood things come
to you on the tenth day.
The old Irish had a form of objurgation,
to bo applied to all nuisances, which pecu
liarly fits the superstitious simpleton who
started this thing. "To the wars with him!"
We take a deep delight in breaking all the
links of thnt chain within reach of our fist.
Social and Business Forms
CoprlBht. Thos E. Hill,
Yesterday Professor Hill gave us some
choice observations upon "Etiquette of tho
Table." Today wo turn to thoso of his pages
which dcnl with tho Laws of Etiquette In
general. We cull from pages H2 and 143.
efS FORMS OF SALUTATION, S8-
Common forms of salutation in America are
the bow, the kiss, words of address and shaking
Acquaintances are usually entitled to the
courtesy of a bow. It Is poor policy to refuse
recognition because of a trilling difference be
A gentlemnn who may be smoking when he
meets a lady should, in bowing, remove the
cigar from his mouth.
A gentleman should not bow from a window
to a lady on the street, though he may bow
slightly from the street upon being recognized
by a lady in a window. Such recognition should,
however, generally be molded, ns gosmp is
likely to attach undue importance to it.
AVays of Clasping Hands
Aecompansing the salutation of handshaking
It Is common, according to the customs of English-speaking
people, to Inquire concerning
the health, the news,
Offer the whole hand.
It is an insult and indi
cates snobbery to pre
sent two fingers (Fig. 3)
when shaking hands.
Present a cordial grasp
Fie KV nnri .Inen Ua
The nob thai nand Hrmlv. ahnltln- It
sticks out two angers.
warmly for a period of
two or three Becondu.
and then relinquish the grasp entirely. To hold
It a long time Is often very embarrassing. It
is always the lady's privilege to extend the hand
first If both parties wear gloves It Is not
necessary that each re
move them; If one, how
ever, has ungloved
hands It is courtesy for
the other to remove the
glove, unless in so doing
It would cause an awk
ward pause.' In which
case apologize for not
removing It by saying,
"Excuse my glove."
Apology is not neces
Fig. Ii. The Renero is,
frank, whole-souled In
dividual that meets
you with a warm,
sary for thin kid gloves, but only for thick,
We art sure the profesapr Intends no pun here,
although ha can be playful, as future Instalment will
show. Ed. '
A small sheaf of modest verses, "Sizing
Up the Crowd" comes to us from Howard C,
Kegley, out Pomona, California, way. Here's
There's rejelclne la the household whjen the nurse
There la tumult In the bleachers every time the
boms team wins,
There Is gladness when a dividend Is paid on
And w Uugh up our shirt sleeves when con
ductor miss our fares.
"When we are tick we're Joyous If the bow don't
dock our pay:
Our cup Is full whene'er wt ret fret tickets to the
But son of tbet sensations equal that which
Dili our chest
When fled a. t-tttred dollar la an old. discarded
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WHY THEY WENT
Two New Senators and How They
Practice Their Own Preaching
on Participation in
TWO of tho most Interesting men In tho
new Scnato of the United States are War
ren Q. Harding, of Ohio, nnd James W.
Wadsworth, Jr., of Now York, both Repub
licans and both elected by populnr vote.
Senator Harding numbers nmong his accom
plishments the art of playing tho cornet, and
it wasn't very long ago that he played In the
village band. The young Knickerbocker is
nn expert at throwing the lariat. Now If tho
Senate of tho United States should chooso
to get up a vaudeville -show hero aro two
mighty good men to put on tho program.
But otherwiso neither one of them Is likely
to bo placed In tho vnudovllllan class. This
is negative praise, but you'll havo to blame
tho lariat nnd tho cornet for that. There's
a member of Congress who gets his best fun
out of taking the part of end man In the
local talent minstrel shows back home.
Senator Harding is a member of that nu
merous fraternity so well represented In the
public life of America tho company of coun
try editors, which has included among Its
representatives at tho nntlon's capital In
recent years such men as Nelson, DIngley,
Vardaman, Victor Murdock and, let us can
didly add, Joscphus Daniels. Ho Is editor of
tho Marlon Star, a Republican dally In nn
Ohio town of about 20,000 Inhabitants. After
graduating from a college which Is no longer
In existence, tho Ohio Central College, at
Iberia, Harding went to teaching school nnd
then began his Journalistic career on a Dem
ocratic paper In a small town. His enthu
siasm for tho "Plumed Knight," however,
was too much for the editor-in-chief, or at
least it was hardly conducive to editorial
harmony and thoy parted. Afterwards Hard
ing took his Republicanism over to tho Star
when he took tho paper over. Ilosides being
nn editor ho Is nlso n lawyer and a director
In several Industrial enterprises.
Breaks the "One-term" Custom
In 1S09 ho was elected to the State Senate
nnd two years later was re-elected, becoming
majority leader In that body. Before 1901
his district had held rigidly to the "one
term" Idea, but at that timo Harding broke
the precedent and tl e custom of passing tho
Job around received a jolt. In 1903 ho was
tho successful candldnto for Lieutenant Gov
ernor on tho ticket with Myron T. Herrlck,
but after a term at the State capital he
returned to Marion, apparently with tho In
tention of calling his few years of official
life quite enough. It was not until 1910 that
his friends persuaded him to run for offlco
ngain, this time us candldnto for Governor,
but he lost the election. He Is tho first
United States Senator to be elected by direct
vote of the people of Ohio.
His home in Marion Is a plain American
homo of the well-to-do. The house overflows
with books. An omnivorous, reader, poetry
and history xto his favorite pursuits. Hard
ing as a public speaker Is known to Phila
delphia. A few weeks ago he made n mem
orable speech before tho Chamber of Com
merce. Somewhere In town there's a man
who used to play In the same band with
Harding back In a village culled Caledonia.
In that Chamber of Commerce speech Sen
ator Harding sharply criticised the aloof
ness of tho American business man from
politics, declaring that when the "business
man declines to step into what ho desig
nates 'the muddy pool of politics' he forgets
that its muddiness Is chargeable to h'.s own
neglect." "Popular government." he said,
"declares a people's participation,' nnd the
term 'people' Includes the business men, big
and little, of every copifnuplty."
Senator Wadsworth's activity in poll
tics Is due In considerable part to a family
tradition of public service. He has what he
calls an "Instinctive horror of reformers',"
but his record shows many hard-fought fights
against political bosslsm. A believer In or
ganization methods (and the .short ballot) he
is an uncompromising preacher and practi
tioner of honesty in politics.
"Politics." said Wadsworth, in reply to a
question, "is o, yery genuine thing, not to bo
derided, but to be entered Into ' te rlously.
Contrary to the conception existing in th
minds of many good people, participation In
politics Increases one's respect for one's
neighbors and result-) In the conviction that
nn overwhelming majority of men are honest.
My observation has taught me that the most
dangerous element in our voting population
Is not the dishonest man; it is tho Indifferent
citizen. If one ever becomes discouraged as
to the future of this country it is due to
recognition of the fact that so many of our
people pay no attention to politics, fail to
exercise their privileges as citizens and per
mit unworthy men to manage (heir affair."
This attitude toward politics I. not unlike
"MADE I HIM KING FOR THIS?"
that of Theodore Roosovolt when tho blue
stocking Colonel was -a youngster and hlo
friends wero trying to keep him out of "tho
dirty pool of politics."
Take It Seriously
Further remarks of Senator Wadsworth on
tho samo subject, tind revealing something
of the Influence of family Ideals and family
pride, aro Interesting. "In tho family to
which I belong," ho said, "and In tho com
munity In which I live active participation In
politics, as well as service In the army ns a
volunteer In time of need, is expected of every
man. Wo in tho Genesee Valley take our pol
itics seriously. Onco wo are convinced as to
the soundness and correctness of our party's
position thenceforth wo regard tho statement
of Its principles as our creed. Wo may bo
right or wo may bo wrong, but that is tho
way wo feel about It. Factional quarrels
nnd questions of personal expediency mako
no appeal. I prefer to contend In behalf of
principles rather than persons."
Young Wadsworth, who at tho ago of 37
sits in the scat of Elihu Root, comes of a
"very old family." Ho belongs to the Wads
worth "house." Ho Is a rich man who knows
the tasto of earth. As a boy on tho family
estatq ho was trained In tho performance of
farm tasks. Ho Is still a farmer, or perhaps
a farmer would say still nn agriculturist.
Certainly ho knows how to make his land
pay. In Texas ho has a cattle ranch. He
has lived the life of a cowboy and roughed
It with the rest of them. It Is safe to say
that tho excluslvo social set of New York
and Newport knows him no more intimately
nnd sees him no oftcner than tho cowboys
of Texas and tho farm hands nt Mount
Ho manages sevornl hundred acres of tho
Mount Morris estate himself. Other Wads
worths manage tho other farms. Bookkeep
ers aro employed nnd records are kept which
nro as full and careful as thoso In any busi
ness. Tho Wndsworths know tho money spent
and the profit earned not only on each farm
but on each field, and the records go back
for over a hundred years. Thoy possess full
figures of their plantings for a century, know
Just what was planted each year, what was
reaped, what fertilizers wero used, the con
dition of tho soil, whnt money was spent for
repairs indeed, the complete annals of the
Graduating from Yale, whore he played on
tho varsity nine nnd was tapped for Skull
and Bones, Wadsworth enlisted In Battery
A, Pennsylvania Light Artillery. This was
ono of tho batteries of General Grant's bri
gade during tho campaign In Porto Rico. On
tho conclusion of tho war with Spain Wads
worth saw active service In tho Philippines.
His political career has been remarkable.
After a year In tho Now York Assembly he
was elected Speaker of tho House. In which
position he served flvo years. He was 28
years old at tho tlmo of his election ns
NATIONAL POINT OF VIEW
Tho fight In Congress nnd the nation does not
turn upon preparedness versus nonresistnnce.
defenso ersun pacifism. It Is for real defense
tgnlnst false. Clilcigo Tribune.
Like Mr. Ford nnd his friends aboard the Os
ar II, wo sail In the ship of Btate. sinning
songs, marrj'ins nnd Riving In mnrrlniro and
exhorting tho remainder of tho world. We aro
on our way. But, really, do we know where wo
are coins? Detroit Free Press.
Presidential government has seen the two
ides of tho neutrality shield, and it has worked
with n composure, a quietude and a single
minded sagacity for American Interests which
aie always characteristic of power concen
trated In the hands of nn individual who com
bines patriotism with Intelligent Insight.
COME HAVE A LAUGH !
B. P. KEITH'S THEATRE
Mirth and Melody Reign
A GREAT I1LL. INCLUDING
Billy B. Van and Beaumont Sisters:
Willard; Dorothy Toye; McConnell &
OTHER BIQ FEATURES
ACADEMY OF MUSIC
Fri. 8:i' Panama ttu-.-. j.
Sat. oT" Pacific XpoSlt'n
80c, 75c tl, nt Heppe's. 25c at Academy.
EXTRA WED. EVG., DEC. 15
West Point and YELLOWSTONE
A R CAD I A J" 8&
XX. KJXJ x x. GAIL) KANE
In First Showlnr. "TUB LABYRINTH"
"THE GAMBLERS" A?&!E?"
CHAEITY BALL i
Thursday, December 9. nt 9 o'clock ,
Academy of Music
BRILLIANT DANCING SPECTACLE
PAGEANT OF THE SEASONS
Each of the IS months represented by ten cubbIh
of danoers. two hundred and forty In all. In varlil
costumes appropriate to the season.
Jefferson Hospital Nurses' Tralnlne School.
University Hospital Maternity Ward.
Children's Hospital llables' Uranch and thi Bhil
DOORS open at 8 o'clock.
CONCERT. 8:80 until 0:00.
PACIEANT of the Kensons nt 0 o'clock.
RENERAI, dancing; bcelns nbout 10:00.
SUPPER served from 11:00 until 1:00.
Tickets or admission (Including dancing and sni
per) nre IR.00 for each person and are on sale at thi
Charity Hall odlco. 40O Chestnut street. (Dtll tile
phone. Lombard .1007.)
Spectators' tickets, 00 cents each, for the amphi
theatre, ns well as the regular f 0 00 tlckfts. will U.
on sale at the Academy the night of the Rail.
Chestnut St. Opera House
UTIt and CHESTNUT
CONTINUOUS NOON .'TILL 11 P. K.
The Orlm Reality of Devastating War ,
Management nt Morris Oest '
LOANED BY FRENCH GOVERNMENT
THROUGH K. ALEXANDER POWELL
TO THE PUBLIC LEDGER
PRICES I8C HI,
TWICE DAILY. 2:15 AND 8:15 '
For Limited Encafetnent
W. GRIFFITH'S Massive Production
Forrest-Last 2 Weeks j,.jg
and IIARIIY riLCEIl In .
LATEST MUSICAL PRODUCTION
STOP! LOOK! LISTEN! J
Joseph Snntlcy. Frank Lnlor. Harry I'ox. Dol 1
I)tnn, Tempest 8: Sunshine, Justine Johnstone, tier t
ence Morrison, iiaunuan ucictte. waiter wui, i;
Chas. Tutkrr and 100 Moie
BROAD Last 2 Weeks .S?'.g
Charles Ftohmnn. Ivlaw & Erlan.er Present '
The Vital, ThrobMnjr. Human Play
lly Ht'KKRT HENRY DaVIES
T,0c to 11.50 at Wednesday Matinee
T VRTP ''AST MATINEE SATURDAY
XjXIViVw Lat -t Time Evenlnes. 8:19
The Seasnn'H Mom Distinctive Novelty
RALPH HERZ ln 'wim"
"RUGGLES OF RED GAP"
HIX5INNING MONDAY NIGHT SEATS TODAf
LOUIS MANN tZJXXr "
ContrTa- "THE BUBBLTj ,
BELMONT aot8Pw )
2 AND 8 P. M. -
WHERE ENTIRE WEEKLY PROGRAM OK ' r
Are Shown at Kaeh Performance
TODAY nnd.RALANCE OK WEEKt ,
I1ESSIE I1ARR1SCALE In The Golden Clsw"l ,
WE11ER 4. FIELDS In "The lle-t of Enemlel"!
DOUG1.ASH FAIRHANKS In "Double TrouMi" ,
FRED MACE In "Janitor's Wife's Temptallos, .
MARKET AND '
JUNIPER ST ,
. -.. . r. tfL. 1'.
ROYAL RUSSIAN I
BALALAIKA ORCHESTRA '
Wltb MADELINE HARRISON. Famous Dsnsius j
OTHEUJUia FUATVRH ACTB , . --1
METROPOLITAN OPERA HOOS8 A
METROPOLITAN OPERA CO.. .NEW 10RK 4fl
DER ROSENKAVALIER f
Mmea. Hempel. Ober. Mason. MM Goritr. Well, A"! J
bouse. Itelss. Cond . Mr. llodanrky, ., 3
BA. 11 fin Phutnut St. Walnut 4424. Race 7 M
' r" MARKET ABOVE 1? ,'
In First and Exclusive- r reseniawu-
.1.1. MRTtT WKEK
FANNIE WARD. IN 'THE CHBAT
ADELPHI Pop, $1 Mat. Today j
PHILADELPHIA'S GREATEST "
A T?TTT,T. HOUSE
THE FARCE THAT MAKES THEM ALL LAUGH i
Last O Tlmss Twice. Duy, i. an" ".
Tirrc wiTTi.iii nnv nv PEACfr'
" 'IXA0N& r.rFixine the Furnace
G R A N D Th. Gardeners. Tb B it a u j
Broad -Montgomery hdp. Harry Rose. T ' 3 1
A,v. SM3. T A. el BMih. Herbert's Dos. Flcton 4
iTTTrNiT M.'. . AMY LESSERi" VICTOR .
Tonltht at T and 9, I FRED NORMAN! SrLV-3 j,
BISt GERMAN WAR PICTURES. ---.
PEOPLES At the? Old Cross Ro
rt vee "A utuaoin hlji ";t - , , -
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