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EVENING EEDGER-PHIEAPEIJPHIX FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1915;
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THIS CITY IS THE PLACE
THE report that many of tho Itepubllcnn
leaders gathering in "Washington for tho
meeting of tho National Committee next
Tuesday favor Philadelphia for tho national
convention, becauso they are reluctant to go
to Chicago where the party split In 1912,
shows that they arc men of Judgment and
Philadelphia suggests harmony and vic
tory. Its very name tells all who bellovo In
Republican principles what should lnsplro
them In tho coming political contest. If thero
cannot bo harmonious co-opcratlon and
brotherly love among tho conservative nnd
progressive wings of Republicanism tho con
vention will be held In vain, wherever it
Thero has taken place In Pennsylvania that
reunion of forces which must occur In tho
nation If thero Is to bo hope of victory. Tho
party is so nearly united that tho breach will
bo completely healed before next November,
unless counsels of folly prevail. Tho sur
roundings of a convention held here wquld
strengthen tho confidence of success which
Is now inspiring tho party.
Tho evidence that tho national leaders aro
looking with favor upon this city will doubt
less lead the committees In chargo of the
campaign to work with greater enthusiasm
nnd with the confident hopo that they can
bring about the nomination of tho next Pres
ident here. In the meantime those who have
not yet subscribed to the guarantee fund
Bhould not forget to do their duty.
TALK OF PEACE
IF THE importance of the "peace talk" of
the last week wero to bo Judged only by
tho terms laid down, thero would bo neither
hopo nor consolation in ft. Tho Premier of
England, tho Chancellor of Germany and the
Minister of Munitions of Franco havo all
spoken, nnd their demnnds are almost as Ir
reconcilable ns those made In tho flerco days
when tho war had Just beg-in. True, thero
Is less talk of "crushing German militarism"
and of tho freedom of tho seas. True, also,
that the actual objects of the war havo be
come known since that time. But for a basis
of understanding, tho terms in themselves
Tho illuminating nnd enlightening thing Is
the very fact that discussions nro taking
place, that ministers are being interpellated
nnd are willing to give answer. There Is still
tho nnclent diplomatic reticence, tho artificial
fear, that to offer peace Is to confess defeat.
Thero Is still the demnnd, a diplomatic sub
terfuge, that tho enemy speak first. But
there Is also tho fact that each country Is
already speaking. Tho prospect of a wcarl
epme, fatal, indecisive war makes the pros
pect of even an indecisivo peaco almost
PHILADELPHIA GETS THE PROMISES
PHILADELPHIA gets the promises, but
other cities get the building 'of the
To be sure, tho League Island bid was
tho lowest submitted, but that Is a matter
of small importance. The argument that
several hundred thousand dollars would bo
necessary for changes of plant In connec
tion with construction at the local yard
loses considerable forco when It Is under
stood that the Mare Island Yard, to which
one of the contracts has been awarded,
needs just about the same Bum of money
for that Identical purpose; namely, "changes
of plant in connection with construction."
A reason for not building at Philadelphia
becomes a reason for building in California,
It Is. a wonderful thing, tjfls departmental
logic, so wonderful that somo people may
suspect that politics Is behind it.
A PRUDENT DOSE OF PUBLICITY
EL1SHA LEE apparently thinks that a lit
tle publicity applied at the right time
may prevent a great Industrial disaster. This
U why tho general superintendent of the
Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington
Railroad used Delaware College as a plat
form, from which to call the attention of tho
nation to what Is going on among the em
ployes of the railroads.
Little had been heard, until he announced
it, of the movement on foot to combine all
the associations of railroad men in a united
demand for standardization of wages so that
the men who do tho same kind of work shall
get the same pay on every mile of railroad.
If the combination Is effected, an increase of
pay will be asked for the men receiving less
than tha maximum wage on the busiest sec
tion of the most prosperous lino In the coun
try. Mr Lee intimated tnat tho Increase cannot
be granted without making the general pub
lic bear the burden In the shape of Increased
freight and passenger rates. He Is right,
tm every additional dollar added to the cost
of production, whether it be the production
of transportatlpn or of potatoes, must be
bomo by the consumer.
lit une DbJecU to a fair wage for the rail
road in'.-n. and no one objects, either, to the
use ( fair mean? to persuade the companies
to P Jt Cut If the-o ss'iall be any con--ertsl
allQHrt ta tl up the. transportation,
systems uattl & wast depute can be settled
there will bo most strenuous objection from
a multitude ot sources.
Tho arbitrators In tho dlsputo between tho
locomotlvo engineers and tho Eastern rail
roads In 1912 expressed the prevailing senti
ment of tho country when they said that tho
public utilities nro of such fundamental Im
portance that their operation must not bo
Interrupted and that somo way must bo
found for Insuring a continuity of service
under nil circumstances. That Is what tho
nation demanded then and It will demand It
In tho future.
Tho men employed on the railroads would
bo expected to conduct their campaign for
Increased pay without wnglnR active war
upon all Industry by trying to tie up the
THE BYBEKItY EXTENSION
AN EXTENSION of Mie Frnnkrord elevated
to By-berry for iho benefit of tho feeble
minded nnd their friends Is not being pro
posed to tho people of Philadelphia.
In tho 1914 report of Director Taylor, under
tho head "Now Surfaco Lines and Extensions
Recommended" appears tho Hem: "High
speed lino on prlvnto right of way from
Hrldgc street, Frankford, or from tho end
of tho elevated branch on tho Boulevard,
through tho 35th Ward, serving liustlcton,
tho city farms nnd Somcrlon."
Such n lino would cost $1,100,000. It would
tie up to tho city n lnrgc territory, now
virtually vacant, which Is within tho city
limits, but Is without any of tho facllltlos
enjoyed by other sections. It is a territory
of exceptional valuo for development. Tho
cost of tho Improvement would bo compara
tively smnll, and tho Interest charges would
bo moro than met by tho taxes accruing
from Increased valuations.
Tho extra $G,000,000 proposed at Councils'
meeting yesterday was for tho purpose of
bringing tho transit appropriation up to tho
full amount asked by Director Taylor. Dut n,
small part of It Is for tho Byberry extension.
Mr. Segor was unfortunate In giving tho
Impression that this was a "feeble-minded"
proposition. It Is nothing of tho sort, but
Is, on tho contrary, sound business nnd an
Important part of tho comprehensive transit
A NATION BEHIND THIS DEMAND
THE note to Austria demanding npology
and reparation for sinking the Ancona
was not needed to inform that country of tho
views of tlte United States. Those views
were sot forth with detail and some explicit
ncss In tho notes to Gcrmnny on tho Ltial
tnnla and the Arnblc. 'When Gcrmnny prom
ised to nbandon Its submarine policy It was
assumed that her nlly would not take It up.
But It socms that wo vero mistaken. Ger
many spoko only for herself.
Thp attacks upon merchant shipping and
tho killing of noncombntants, In violation
of all the accepted rules of International law,
are as Intolerable under tho Austrian us un
der tho German flag. And they will be as
outrageous under tho Turkish flag. If a Ger
man or Austrian submarine, transferred to
tho Turks, should sink passenger ships after
Austria has. followed Germany In promising
to behave with common humanity on the sea.
Tho Administration haw let It bo known
that It will be satisfied with nothing short
of complete acceptance of its demands. This
means that Austria must disavow tho nets
of its submarine, must pay a. suitablo in
demnity, must ngrco that there shall bo no
moro offenses of the same kind nnd must
punish tho commander of tho undersea boat
which sank tho Ancona. Tho American peo
ple will not be satisfied with anything short
IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD
"VN THE whole," says Mr. Tnft, "I favor
J President Wilson's plan for prepared
ness," It Is not an Idenl plan, by any means,
and It must be revised in many important
respects; yet as between the blood-drenched
dream of tho one Colonel nnd tho white
feathered Utopia of tho other Colonel, there
are a good many millions of virile American
citizens who would prefer to keep In the
middle of tho road, hats on nnd unafraid.
Mr. Taft was never cut out to be a poli
tician. He has too much common sense.
SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE
RUMOR, customarily rich In unpleasant
things, Is responsible for the assertion
that Superintendent James Robinson, of tho
city police, is to remain In office after tho ad
ministration changes. For once rumor Is a
pleasure, and there is good reason to believe
that on January 1 Mr. Robinson will say, "I
am here, nnd I remnin."
There seem to bo political reasons for re
taining his services; hut the city, which holds
Mr. Robinson In respect, vhich trusts him
and believes In him, will bo indifferent to
reasons. In appointing a friend of the Vares
to high office the Blankenburg administra
tion did an unselfish thing, because the man
was tit for the position. In retaining a ser
vitor of n defeated opponent the Smith re
gime commends itself to just as serious con
sideration as a well-wisher of the commu
nity. The duty of the police is ,- simple and sin
gle thing, and the complete performance of
that duty makes It essential 'hat the police
force shall not be disturbed or harassed by
changes In the political texture of tha city's
government. We have reason to believe that
that duty was well performed under Mr.
Robinson, and he will be expected to do no
less in the long term of office which is before
A logothete Is Just a word slinger.
That wave which drenched the captain of
the Ark was not enough to cool his ardor,
Roosevelt calls the President a logothete
and the Brooklyn Eagle thereupon says that
the Colonel Is a Thersltes. Next?
Ellis O. Jones, or board the Fordshlp, calls
tho President's message "reactionary." Well
Isn't It proper to react from certain things?
The Communlpaw Is getting In trim for a
municipal mystery. She has been sunk and
captured and blown up as often as the Crown
Prince has been killed.
The Record is trying to argue the Presi
dent Into hocking the Panama Canal to raise
money for current expenses, but the Presi
dent Is not yet convinced.
Emerson's remark that It Is foolish to be
afraid of making our ties too spiritual may
helD the women hovering' around the neek.
wear counter In search of something for
Tom Daly's Column
ALMOST we nro persuaded thai our pet
fl pest Is tho reader who professes to be
lieve that wo have been writing nil these
letters to oursclf nnd thnt Professor Thomas
E. Hill is, merely n creature of our Jaded
Imagination. Now, Just for that, we nro
going to let tho professor out of this yard
for today, for a deserved period of relaxation,
which as ho might say, and, In fact, does
say on pago 217 "Is tho divine right of nil
who seek health nnd the pursuit of happi
ness." But he will bo back tomorrow to de
light those who bellovo In him.
8lr Interested In weather phenomena? Wei),
thero 'nera four feet of Ice In out bed last night,
out here In Oak Lane, rnwn Maw.
XV. J. L. S.
ABOUT tho tlmo John Orccnleaf Whlttler
xi. was writing his poem nbout Barbara
Frlctchle that is to say, on "a cool Sep
tember morn" in 1S62 a youth might havo
been soon offering
himself for to bo a
soldier to tho recrult
Ing officer of tho
Corn Exchnngo Regi
ment, of Philadel
phia. Not long nftcr
that ho had his plc
turo taken, and tho
proofs of It still sur
viving show that his
map, whllo barren
of herblago, wore tho
look of ono not dis
pleased with his Job.
His job, gontlo
render, was to wlpo
off tho map of his country as many Johnny
Rebs ns possible. This took time, for tho
plans mapped out by his generals wero not
so efficiently executed ns they might havo
been; In fact, nono of his generals was
over qulto so successful In tho map busi
ness as John L. Smith himself for it was
Indeed he becauso ever since tho war he's
been publishing Just thoso things.
Though we're "blind to tho faults of others."
As some of our smug folk claim,
Our cars keep getting longer
Through listening to tho same.
An anonymous correspondent takes us to
task for Inaccuracy in our announcement of
Judge Porter's election to membership in the
"l-l.-M'.-l.-Jt." Club. Ordlnarity an anony
mous coi respondent isn't deserving of notice,
but the handwiiting, in this case, shoxes more
character than a hardened offender would be
likely to possess, so we arise to our feel to
remark that our only inaccuracy, the credit
ing of a Judge with having resigned from the
Supreme Court when it was merely the Su
perior Court, serins to us lather a vlituc than
On Passing Up the Muses
Say, girls,' there's something nice about you,
I quite admit you're Janes who matter,
'1'ls not mi thought ever to flout you
Or swing the anvil line of chatter.
I do not wish to own the city,
Xor grab a mighty stack of dollars,
But your disciples morc's the pltyl
So often stick to rubber collars.
In every way you're there distinctly,
You lead the league of ladies classy.
Hut Just to put the dope succinctly,
1'our payroll turns out rather gassy.
So, ta-ta, dears, I go, with grieving;
Hut If you raise your union wages,
Just cable me and no deceiving
I'll gallop lack by speedy stages.
And wo might remark here with hand
upon heart and a grateful bow In Boveral
directions that verses, In or out of dialect,
In praise of tho conductor of this column
will bo unlikely to achieve tho dignity of
ngato typo even.
Colonel Hill Lnmpton sends us a copy of last
Thursdays Hyden (Ky.) Thounandstlcka (only
Republican newspaper In the 33d Judicial dis
trict), and across the top of the first page he
has written: "Oh! say, Tom. when did you
start a postodlce?" Sure enouRh, In the fourth
column we find tho following "out-of-town
Dr. J. J. llaker haa been Buffering- ery bad for
the paM few dam but is better now. Cause his
hone throned him and broke 3 rlbn.
Joe 'Williams who haa been at Henham for some
time Is home again and reports everything; lively,
rt J, Shepherd has been m Maau Terry County
TO T.ATK TOIS T.AST 1VKKK
Buddy Day of Cutihln pasted here today.
Crls I-enls has been kept very busy for the past
week movlnc his friends to their homes of abode
for the winter.
The Wella boyB Uriah and Andrew have com
pleted their new water mill, und can manufacture
all the corn meal the people want.
Baptist Sunday School Sunday
We want you to be present and help us bejln
lilt year tor the lord! What do you say Servlci
from 0:30 to 1;00
Be sure- and corns.
Dear Sir What's the proper thin to ay when
you rebuff a supposed street begg-ar and learn that
he was an apologetic foreigner trjlns to find his
way In a strange cltyt j. p, p.
"Doesn't it seem to you." queries Knox, "a
rather curious thing for the Public I.edoer
to put a. Bullitt In that sea-going Kord-decker
as a correspondent?"
It Is said nearly 200 persons are Involved In
the Grand Jury Investigation, Sixteen Harvard
students, six of them students, are included.
Public Ledger, December a.
Dear Sir I'm a Harvard myself, and I think
this proportion Is about right. II. H. H.
WHY NOT GIVK THE IHIID8 A CHRISTMAS?
Thousands will forget the birds at Christmas, while
It Is so easy to remember them. A blrd-sbelf wilt
coat you but 1.00 and we itUI come and put it up.
Then a small piece of suet and every bird around
your bouse uiu nave not omy a nappy unristmas. but
a warm and happy winter.
Xt us nut one un for
you now, Kiore '
before vtt are rushed. Circular of Merlon
Good I And now some wide-awake follow
up man should Invent and distribute a muz
zle for the petted house cat.
Mister Moist, Merchant
In the town of Tyrone) (Pa.) there Is a.
merchant named Moist and here are two sign
in bis window;
Notion Vry Oooda
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I SwPlSflS lwr MMfrmlMtiktti
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NAMES OF PLACES
An Old Joke Thnt Turned Out to Be
New Gallipoli in Turkey and
Gallipolis in Ohio Town
Named by a Wrestler
THIS morning, as I was coming Into town
on tho clovntcd train, I noticed on tho
face of the passenger sitting opposlto nn
amused expression, which evidently had its
causo somewhere In tho pages of his news
paper. Tho look of amusement spread Itself
quickly nnd pleasantly all over tho man's
broad and steadily widening countenance.
Surely ho was going to his work In tho right
mood. But tho contagion of his good humor
had Immediate effect.
Tho smile wa3 by no means content with
remaining a smile, and speedily developed
Into a chuckle, which drow simultaneously a
smile and a glanco from his neighbor In tho
same sent. The chuckle continued, and llke
wlso tho neighbor's Interest, Tho party of
tho first part pointed out the cause of It nil
and tho other found tho place In his own
paper. Then tho two laughed together and
ns the rhetorlclnns say wero friends. When
I reached my station I bought a copy of tho
pnpcr.whlch they had been reading, and re
membcrlng that tho Item I sought wo on
the page which contained tho taxlrab adver
tisement I quickly satisfied my curiosity.
This Is what I found (under the heading,
"Nnmo of this Town Has Dual Pronuncia
tion"): A conductor nnd brnliomnn on a Montnna
railroad differ as to tho proper pronunciation
of tlio nnmo Eurelln. Passengers aro often
startled at this station to hear the conduc
tor j oil,
"You're a liar! You're a liar!"
And then from tho brukem.in at the other
end of the enr:
"You really are! You really nre!"
Was I disappointed? Not a bit of It,
though I had heard tho story years and years
before. Hero was proof conclusive that no
story is so old that it isn't now to somebody.
This Muddling War
Thero Is no place-namo so poor that it
hasn't a story to tell. Pronunciation Is some
times tho source of Interest or ono of tho
sources for every namo has a variety of as
sociations, etymological, historical and other
wise, besides still other fascinating qualities.
Out In Gallia County, Ohio, is n town
named Gallipolis. It owes somo of Its pres
ent fame, which Isn't yet of very large pro
portions, to a name familiar to readers of tho
war news. Gallipoli, ns everybody knows,
has tho accent en tho second syllable. The
people of ihe llttlo Ohio town can't get used
to It. They have been accustomed from
childhood to saying "Galli-pollce," with the
accent on the first and last syllables, espe
cially tho last. Gallia County was settled by
tho French about 1788. The French gave It
the name tho Romans gavo to the old coun
try, nnd drew on Latin and Greek for'tho
name of their county sent. It Is stated that
thero aro seventeen places in this country
the names of which contain the Greek
"polls," tho word for "city." They nre In
dianapolis, Minneapolis, Annapolis, Copper
opolls, Demopolis, Kunopolls, Cosmopolls,
Metropolis, Opolls and Gallipolis. There's an
Indianapolis In Oklahoma as well as In In
diana; a Minneapolis in Minnesota, another
In Kansas and a third In North Carolina;
while Annapolis is found in Maryland, Cali
fornia, Illinois, Missouri and Ohio.
' Some place-names aro manufactured for
descriptive purposes, as "Philadelphia" is
Greek for "City of Brotherly Love" and
"Cynwyd" Is Welsh for "Thou art first."
"St. Petersburg," or 'lPetrograd,""is a per
petual reminder of tho romance of the found
ing of the city, nnd the mere mention of the
name "Rome" speaks volumes. The street,
names of London aro a treasury of historical
lore. The "City of a Thousand Gates" has
still its Newgate, the fifth portal in the orig
inal Roman wall of London and the scene of
the executions; it baa its Canonsgate, its
Billingsgate, and, one might think, the whole
thousand. Mount street Is ko called because
Oliver's Mount, a point in the fortification
lines built around London by Oliver Crom,
well's men, stood beside the highway In
those times. Golden Square gets its name
from an Inn called "The Gelding," which for
merly stood In the neighborhood. The Square
was first called Gelding Square, but the peo
ple didn't like It end changed the name by
usage. Pall Mall was the scene of many a
game of pall mall. So It goes with the other
names Covent Garden, Westminster, Tem
ple Bar, Piccadilly Circus all having inter
esting origins and associations. Charles II
kept an aviary In the locality now known a
Birdcage, Walk, and the keeper-of the aviary,
Edward Storey, lived hard-by In a neighbor
hood which Is known today as Storey's Gate.
Place-name too, are a record of migra
tions. In New England the people of Coo- ;
THEY'VE BEGUN TO TALK ABOUT ME!"
.T .1 .
...if j J.- ,.. -.. T
ncctlcut nnd Massachusetts moved In largo
companies up tho Connecticut and settled In
Vermont. Tho towns of Windsor, Wcathcrs
fleld and Hartford, closely grouped In Ver
mont, were settled by people from tho closely
grouped Connecticut towns of tho samo
names. Barrc, Vermont, was settled by peo
ple from Barro nnd Holdcu in Slnssachusctts.
Originally It was called Wlldcrsburg. In an
old record nppcars tho following remark:
"Tho nnmo of tho township has over sounded
uncouthly to tho Inhabitants and settlers, and
Is nlso disagreeable on account of its length."
In trying to decide on another namo tho peo
ple dlsngreod, tho Holden contingent strongly
favoring tho nnmo of the Massachusetts town
from which they had como and another party
favoilng "Barrc." The question "wns decided
in this manner: A wrestling match wns ar
ranged. Tho Bnrro men chose a champion
nnd tho Holden men a champion, nnd tho
match was pulled off on tho common. Tho
Barro wrestler came oft victorious, nnd tho
namo of the town was thus determined.
Place-names nro useful not only to an
tiquarians and historians, but also to vaudo
vllllnn.t. There's somo deep renson In tho
psychology of vaudcvlllo why "Oshkosh" li
expectod to bring n laugh. In Philadelphia
"Camden" or "West Chester" It supposed to
bo funny, nnd In Now York "Yonkcrs" and
"Newark" aro depended on for a laugh.
Tho names of tho months and tho days of
tho week nro a history of the calendar.
They tako ut back to the quarrel between
Julius Caesar nnd Augustus ns to tho num
ber of das Augustus could have In his
month nnd to
Woden, God of Savons,
From whence comes Wensday, that Is Wodens
day. They givo rlso to seeming anomalies. Pro
fessor Ross reminds us thnt In Chill, as In
Australia, tlio people speak of March vin
tage, brown April ale, sultry January, bleak
July, February dogilays, dreary May and
gentle Borons. A Chilian Low'ell would ex
claim: What Is so rare as a day In December!
Then If over come perfect days.
FAMOUS BELL IN JUNK
One or the most historic bells of tho South
Aineriinn churches wns discovered and brought
to San FrnnclHco by two Oakland Junk dealers,
William Rosenthal and Lewis Rotlicnberg, who
hae just arrived from South America on the
steamer Cuzco, They have been on a buying
trip In Peru and Chill for two years, t
The bell Is 325 years old nnd hunir In lm
Cathedral of San Augustlno at Lima for more
than two centuries, in the revolution of 1SD5
the Cathedral was wrecked and tho bell dis
appeared. The two Onklnnders bought the debris of tho
Cathedral and In excavating among tho ruins
founii tlio ucll. it was thought In Lima that It
hnd been stolen 20 years before.
Peruvians wished to buy the bell, hut the
new owners thought It would be worth more In
this country, nnd refused to sell. The relic
neighs 00 pounds nnd Is of bronze, with In
scriptions in gold, San Francisco Chronicle.
NATIONAL POINT OF VIEW
It is good to realize that Uncle Sam's dragnet
for the conspirators In favor of a foreign Gov
ernment is wldo nnd strong, Still better luck
to It. Boston Post.
Muth more than any program of legislation
Is Involved In the first session of the 6Uh Con
gress. The honor, the welfare und probably the
peace of the United States aro all at stake,
New York World.
It Is Just ns well to acknowledge now that the
chances of the man to be nominated at 8t
Louis in June will depend very largely on the
work of this session of Congress; on the party
solidarity displayed; on the volume and charac
ter of the constructive statesmanship displayed
-Urooklyn Eisle (Ind. Dcra.), Jytu.
B. F. Keith's Theatre
, CHESTNUT AND TWELFTH STREETS
10 BIG HITS 10
FAVORITE AMERICAN BARITOXB
BILLY B. VAN and
In a Comedy Roar Called "SPOOKS"
WHERE ENTIRE WEEKLY2pUOanlMl'o;,'
Art S how a at fc'acn Fcrorniauce
TODAY and BALANCE OF WEEK:
BESSIE BAHR18CALB In "Th Golden T Claw
WEBER & FIELDS In "Tnt Best of EnemteT'!
DOUGLA8S FAIRBANKS In "Double TroubU-S
FRED MACE la Janltor,a WlfeU Temptation.-'
C AT fl Illustrated Lecture by C. W. Ileebe
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East." Frea to Public. 33d and Spruce 'uriner
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PEOPLES At the Old Cross Roads
Net Vfak" UttU Clri to a Bl- City"
Chestnut St. Opera House!
1ITII and CHESTNUT
CONTINUOUS NOON TILL 11 P. U.
The Orlm Reality of Devastating War
Management of Morris fleet
I.OANKD UV PIICNCH ClOVUIINMENT
Tinioiinii r Ai,i:xANDi:rt powum.
TO THE JPUBMC LUDOEIt
THE JOURNEY OF JOYl
A MUSICAL rANTASIE
in BELLEVUE-STRATFORD BALLROOM!
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NOllTHEHN HOME OP TIUENDLESS CHILDmyil
Tuesday and Wcdnesdny, Dec. 14 and 16 j
TICKETS ON SALE AT dIXtnEL3 lit
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Reserved Seats, $2.00; Box Scats, $2.60 -
unnce Alter .tiacii Jt'ertormance
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-- WEEKS MAT TOMORuOWj
and IIAItltY PILCEH In
LATEST MUSICAL I'ltODUCTION
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Dixon, Tempest t Sunshine, Justine Johnstone, Flor-J
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W. Ultirrmrs JlassUo Production
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marten rioninun, jviaw a. j-jrianser f resent
The Vltnl. Throbbing, Human Play
Uy IIUI1EIIT HENRY DAV1ES
50c TO SI 50 AT WEDNESDAY MATINB
ACADEMY OF MUSIC
3 ST Exposit'n
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WEST POINT and YELLOWSTONE
T.VPTP LAST MAT. TOMORROW
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Ihe Season's Most Distinctly Noeliy M
RALPH HERZ '" 'witr" 1
"RUGGLES OF RED GAP"
BEOINNINQ MONDAY NIQHT SEATS NOW
LOUIS MANN KZ.rF!r i
In Ilia Greatest rP'P"IT' "DTTRRT V'lm
Comedy Drama Ixihl U JDDLllil '
-" V J- J I VAUDEVILLE Continuous 11
A. M. to II t M. 10c. 13c, Nft.j
With MADELINE HARRISON, Famous Danituis.4
OTIIUlt UIU FEATURE ACTS
CHESTNUT Below W'Jj
AW A A J" a. m. to 1i1is5.1t;
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In "JORDAN IS A HARD llOAD"
THURSDAY. FRIDAY. SATURDAY,
JULIA DEAN In -SIATRIMONY"
METROPOLITAN OPERA If O U 1 11
METROPOLITAN OPERA CO. NEW TO"
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ALL NEXT WEEK
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PHILADELPHIA'S GREATEST JOi-
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