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T3VEKING LEDGER PniLxlDELPniA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 191G.
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The Utmost in Cigarettes
Plain end or Cork tip
IcopU of cuLku-e, refinement (utd
education invnrCablo prefer
1)cities to cuty ofw cicaretWT
JfrratftUI "S t? A
STATE'TO BUY PART
OF LANCASTER PIKE
Highway Department Seeks to
Free From Toll Overbrook-
CENTRAL HIGH BOYS
DO THEE 'STUNTS' AT
CLASS DAY EXERCISES
Members of Graduating Class
Present an Amusing Pro
s' gram for Guests at For
FAREWELL DINNER, TOO
Slcnwcra vi - n .... .
ef the Boy' Central High School hold
thtlr class clay cxei ciscs In the Forrest
Thtfttre at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon. In
iddltlon (o the usual class oratories tho
rortlon of the program most enjoyed
, ihc'prescntatlon of Klfts to the mem
bers. William A. Stern, assisted by
Georjc W. Schock, had charco of this
According to the characteristics of tho
pupils they wero made to perform funny
"stunts" before tho other members of
' the class and rucsIs. Some were made
to cat pie, others were called upon to
ilns or recite, and some, were icnulred
to "costume themselves In women's ap
parel ami cavort about the Btago for the
,' amusement of the others. In tho eve
ning the class will assemble, at the Kitten-
, house for tho farewell dinner. The class
U composed of 116 members. Tho names
Harold J. Herry Nathan Lcwint
William tlrlnehumt .Innnh l.cWn
' Edmund If. ripnkowkljoeih J. I.lcliprman
Bad Ituhf DfLonc (ScorKe V. McCoal
jimti II. Dmkrey. Jr. j.mip 11 McOuekln
WJore OcUman 'harlrn T. Jtacon, Jr.
iuia ... .......... iicn .imin ai crim
Robert M. i.rojsmnnn MnrcoB ., .Mottnm
l.r J. rrnnop.icker
IMnard S. P. (Julnn
Josrrt) The. I.ibrum (IrorKo 1.. Roberts
Joatph W. Mlreky (liorRp JtcK ItoRers
uiiuiii ituvt'iiiici k
William N. Itussell
t'lnyton II. .1nmotlt9
Iiudotf (I. Sehmli'ilcr
(IcorKP W. Shook, :i(l
William A. Stem. 2d
ltionioml I. Tiirliuck
J05Cpll I.. VcImit
Ch.irlei It. Weir
Arnold i:. Weiss
William T. WIcKand
Tlussell t Wlsvier
cliarlei II. Hllttcrsdort
I.ouIh II HrCKKllT
IMwurd O. Crap
William H. Curry
Herbert W. Davis
w.iltnr fl. llmnintt
lllcnati uwiin . . . ,:.,, , t i.- VV.;
Hirraan Klxman Raymond C. I runklln
Michael A. Foley 'i!""'' 'h V, .
John LouI Kromm. Jr. Warren H. Hampton
Otorta (loldmnlth, Jr. Harry N. Helms
XiUan II, a. OooilmanThPOdoro Kline
Betlimln Gouley Ammon . iJiuh
Simud I. Ureenateln wnrrcn P. I.eatherman
Jowrt F. CJreenwoort nrton II. I-vl
imM N. Orouman Abraham Tolls
fttmari Ourvltz . Hnrrv A Illchter
Jfflff ."'A'KKi'm1 'VheoSor.; n. HuMit
SlUlam Karl llea ioh,",J- h,,1,
Abraham lllrch C harles S. Se ott
Sltphen O. Holmes IMiloro II. Share
ament B. Hoyler Harold J. Sheppard
Alei. 0. Keller. Ir. Alfred H. Tarr
Miuri J. Kratney Harry V. Vimi
Btmard I. Lemlsuh Wnltcr 8. White
filrin il. Illrsch
Hirry w. jawpan
Emmanuel M Joblln
ourxri J. nrnu'
Walter NU!lc .Mjera
Maxwell II. Nemlr
Jack K. Pomtret
Kelnhold II. Schmidt
Walter H. Shaw
EJwIn 11. Silverman
Saul Irvlnn Vhr
halrh S. Wood
Walter P. Amlck
Paul Herbert Aspen
Robert Willis Ilell
Famuel Knenle Ilell
William I.. Iloiuell
Famuel C. Cradly
riareneo I,. Cnspary
Franklin II. Connor
William W. Daniels
William Moore Divls
Ajnew V. Derbyshire
COULDN'T BORROW $100,
LAD TRIES TO END LIFE
Letter Says He Wouldn't Ask
Mother for It-rPolice Probe
Hints in Note
! T-enty-year-old 1-co flafner attempted
'; lulclde this mornlnB nt his home, 1810
Korth Gratz street, becauso ho could not
1 borrow J100 from his friends and would
not ask his mother for It.
Hafner was found In nn unconscious
condltloa In the bathroom at 4 o'clock.
1 The room was filled with Baa. Newton
uptenhaven, a boarder, noticed the odor
nd broke down tho door,
A letter found In his coat pocket told
Welly the reason ho sought to end his
Me. The pollco of the :oth and Berks
itreets station are trying to find persons
mentioned In the letter In order that they
fay clear up the obscuro points In tho
delter, which was as follows:
J To whom It may concern!
j A line to let my mother knoy where
. nve gone and to try to clear mysolf
l IUi all concerned.
f, . -A' & eood fellow I was once all right,
lo now that I am In this trouble they
'12'' kj0"- me as I cannot even borrow
J 1 outside, and I will not try to Bet It
..-u. iiiuwer. j. couiu Bet u irom uen
, f Ml, but not till It would be too late,
jMa.1 would suffer. I cannot disclose my
wti, out this much I could Bay I could
It hot for one fellow If I would
epen ray mouth,
P.. I "k the forgiveness pf my mother,
tueoeat on earth, and my dearest friend,
tiome Hall, who above all girls Is the
."' ". icooo eeiiie my ueui ua ucur
I ''iter's mother said today that "Gert"
lli W referred to In the letter, were
LW SUtera. She ntntoil Hint Knlnmn Ilnll
F one of her son's friends.
llilji. ' "'"lorstand." she Bald, "why
u mis. ue seemed to be in tne Best
We.' an1 never "Poke of any trou-
B New Engineer in Labor Department
L,,A.BR,SBl,RO, Feb. 8. Tho appoint
rw oi uscar E, Thomson, consulting
MCaantCal enelnper nt Dtwionlvvlllp tn ho
Wcoanlcal engineer in the hygiene and
ffireer,ns division of the Department of
a7 am' '"dustry was announced to
"' He succeeds Rlchurd M. Tennock,
siT; w made safety engineer for the
,--" insurance Board.
villi alceve llhlnir S.im unllln.-. ,lll
"i HU or i3 uor. fI3 and up elo-
f' of 1913 Ser8t gladly givn.
IES UJ6 WIuSl.
Mrltf-- IHMVIIUfj, WHIJt
Trousers a Specialty
TOWN, MAY BECOME
SLIGHTLY "WET" AGAIN
Much Speculation' Aroused Over
Proposed Incorporation of
Beer-Bottling Works by
HOTEL TALK REVIVED
tlua Staff Coi respondent
I'cnnsBroe, N, J., the "powder town"
that recently ousted Its lono snloon nftcr
n long and bitter light, may becomo
slightly "damp" again, for much specula
tion w.ih aroused today over the llllng
of ai'tlcles of Incorporation of a bcer
bottllng works for Ponnsgrow.
The papers for the Pcnnsgrovp Hottllng
WiirkB, with n capital Btoclc of $25,000,
were filed today with tho Camden County
Clerk. Tho charter announced as tho pur
poso of tho corporation "to purchnBc, lease
or acquire land nnd buildings In tho bor
ough of PinnFgrove or elsewhere In the
State of Now Jersey" for tho manufacture
and Bale of carbonated beverages, beer
Humor connected this 'company with tho
hotel of Colonel Joseph O. French, whoso
retail liquor license, tho only one In the
budding town, was withdrawn by the
I.lceiiBC Court recently. Tho hotel prop
erty last mouth was reported sold to
Colonel Horace Wilson, former Mayor of
Wilmington and head of tho Wilson Line
of Pliilailolphla-Wllmliigton steamboats
and of tho WllinliiRtou-T'cmisgrovo ferries,
nt a price bald tn bo $75,000.
Tho exact location of tho bottling
works has not been announced by tho In
corporators, who are Antonio 1)1 I'nvlo,
Olannini Dl I'nvlo nno ccprlnno Moles,
all of Camden. The decision of tho courts
in withdrawing the retail licence would
not affect the mnnufactuie of liquors at
I'cnnsgrove, It was said at tho County
139 ALIENS LOSE PLEAS
TO BECOME CITIZENS
Notices Fail to Bring Them to
Court and. Naturalization Pe
titions Are Dismissed
Tho Stntn Highway Department has
tnkeu steps to free from toll that part
of the Lancaster pike running from the
city lino of Philadelphia nt Overbrook, to
Paoll. State Highway Commissioner
Cunningham today wrote to Maskcll
Rwlng, Bocrotnry-trcaBUrcr of tho Lan
caster Avenue Improvement Company,
with hcadqunrters In this city, request
ing that n price be placed on tho com
pany's holdings tho toll portions being
owned by tills company so that tho State
may be In a position to purchase tho road
nnd throw It open to the traveling public.
The part of the pike known to tho
Stntc Highway Department as Sproul
Highway H2, controlled by the Lancaster
Avcnuo Improvement Company, parallels
tho Pennsylvania Hallroad through tho
populous Main Lino section nnd Is the
main avcnuo of entrance to Philadelphia
from tho west,
"We aro not, as you can readily tinder
stand, desirous of obtaining the stock but
want to obtain, If we purchase, n deed to
your property and right of way, the dis
tribution of the purchase money to bo
mndo to thn stockholders: by your com
pany," 5Ir. Cunningham says In his letter.
"We prefer. If possible, to agrco on a fair
price for your holdings) rather than enter
Into court proceedings, preferring, In nil
cases, to acquire properties of this char
acter by amicable ngrcement rather than
"I would appreciate a prompt reply
and also If you will advise mo If I can
meet with you In your office In Philadel
phia tho morning of February 23, 910, nnd
at what hour. I name this date for tho
reason thnt my time Is practically all
taken up, but I can arrange this tiny to
meet with you, If convenient."
1JIIIDE BALKED AT THE HILLS
Camden Girl Decides Wedding Suit
Was Enough nnd Sues Tightwad
Suitor A present of a wedding suit did nV
satisfy John Protusky, 123 North GUI
street, this city, and when hla prospec
tive bildo refused to supply money for a
marriage license, tho police of Camden
say, he broke hla promise to wed her.
Such also was the testimony today of
Miss Camclla Itolferoskl, 1003 Kalgn ave
nue, Camden, before Recorder Stack
house. Protusky was accused of obtain
ing money from her under false pretences,
"He proposed Saturday," said Miss
Holferoskl tearfully, "and I gave him 25
to buy a wedding suit. He bought tho
suit, and then he wanted more money to
get the marriage license nnd other things.
I thought I had done enough nnd refused
him. Then he said he wouldn't marry
me." Protusky was held In $300 ball for
Negro Slayer Sent to Penitentiary
WEST CIIKSTKH, T'a.. Feb. S. Lindsay
Wright, a negro, of Coatesvllle, who
pleaded guilty to manslaughter la court
bete this week, was, bentcnecd today by
Judgo Butler to not less than two years
and not moro than five years In tho
Eastern Penitentiary. He was accused of
killing Itobcrt Itcnsnn by shooting.
Judgo Thompson dismissed the petitions
of 139 foreigners for final naturalUatlon
papers In the United States District Court
today. This was in tho nature of a lesson
to aliens who have repeatedly fnlled to
appear for tho final test on applications
for certificates of citizenship.
Somo of the applications have been mi
tho dockets for 10 years and six and seven I
notices havo been sent to tho petitioning '
aucns to como to court on n fixed day.
In dismissing the petitions tho court
cleared tho dockets for tho first tlmo
To wind up tho old business tile court
sent out notices to 190 aliens to appear
In court today. Tho 51 who responded
wore passed and the remaining 139 peti
tions wero dismissed. In these cases any
petitioner who can satisfy tho court that
ho did not receive any of tho notices
or fnlled to appear for a good' cause will
be permitted to fllo n petition for n hear
ing, and on satisfactory proof Judgo
Thompson will rescind tho ortlor of dis
Old Doctor Cqolc- carried
Gum Drops thousands of
miles and thenj gave
them to the Esquimaux
near (?) the North Pole.
That's carrying a good
thine: too far!
SB io CANDY SHOP
SIX FEET BELOW BROAD ST.
IN THE LINCOLN BUILDING
BROAD ABOVE CHESTNUr
OPEN UNTIL MIDNIGHT
J. E. Caldwell & Co.
qo2 Chestnut Street
EALTH demands clean water. We
do not eat food after it has fallen in
the dust. Why should we be content
with water after it has passed over
or thru miles 01 son or piping, piCKing
up from it minerals or harmful organic matter?
Are you as particular with your drinking water
as you are with your food, or do you, too,
judge it by its clarity alone?
PUROCK is not only clear, but pure and an
unvarying safeguard to health.
Pumct Water is delivered to offices
and homes tightly sealed. Six large
bottles or a five-gallon demijohn, 40c.
Older a coat, use ona bottle. If tho water
rlls to pleaae, w will, st your rcqueat,
remove tho ?o and make no charge.
CHARLES E. HIRES CO.,
BOTH PHONES YVAIfcaK
BRYN ATHYN AT LAST
BECOMES A BOROUGH
Court Issues Order of Incorpor
ation and Appoints Tem
. porary Officers
NOItniHTOWN," Pa., Feb. . Judge
Aaron S. Swartz this morning granted nn
order of Incorporation for tho borough of
Hryn Atliyn, to bo formed out of tho
township of Mnrcland, In tho lower end of
In making tho decrcq tho following clec
tlon filacers nro appointed:
Judge of elections, Leroy S. Welli: In
spector of elections, Leonard E. Uyllcnhnnl
nnd Oerald S. Cllenn.
Other appointments made by tho Court
Assessor, Charles n. Pendleton; school
directors, lldwnnl C. Bostock. Kdwln As
plundth, Clarence Lcedom, Itaymond Me.
(Ice, William P. Alden; constnble, Karl
The Court also directs that a special
election be held on the third Tuesday of
March In tho Auditorium, known as He
charmes Ilnll, on tho property of tho
Academy of tho New Church. For this
election the election officers nppolnted for
the May prlmnrlcs nnd tho November gen
eral election are named.
Tho new borough Is mado up mostly of
members of the Now Church, know us
THOMPSON INDICTED CHILDREN ON STRffiE,
ON SEVENTEEN COUNTS DEMANDING S0WDEN
Uniohtown Banker Charged J Pitlcr School. Youngsters Again
With Falsification of Take Action Following
Papers and Perjury Committee's Decision
PITTStltmOH, Feb. 8.-Jos1ah V.
Thompson, former tnllllonalir coko and
coal operator was Indicted by the Federal
Oiand Jury today on 1? counts.
Tho Indictments grow out of Thomp
son's nlloged manipulation of the funds of
tho First National Hank, of Unlontown,
which was wrecked January 18 of last
year. Thompson was president of tho
One blanket Indictment wns returned,
embracing the 17 counts, which nrc based
on charges of false certification of
checks, making false entries, making fnlso
reports to the Comptroller of tho Cur
rency and perjury.
It Is expected that Thompson will ap
pear beforo tho court Inter today.
Lapp Hoy Mny Die of Hums
The efforts of his parents to save 3-ycar-old
Henry Lapp from fntal burns
wero In vain today, after ho had set him
self afire while playing with matches In
tho kitchen of tho Lai'p home, 1117 North
21st street, Cnmdcit. Hearing his screami,
his mother. Mrs. Michael Lapp, rolled
him In a mat and the father rushed him
to the Cooper Hospltnt in a trolley car.
Physicians say he will die.
Moro Ihnn 100 pupils of the Fltlcr School,
1 Seymour nnd Knox Btrcets, Ocrmnntown,
! ngaln went on strike this afternoon when
' (hey learned of the action of the Kte
1 mctitnry Schools Committee In refusing
i to reinstate William H. Sowden as prln-
1 The children did not lenrn of the action
I of the committee until they were told at
I dinner today by their parents. Tho news
spread tiulckly, and before tho opening
of the afternoon session a crowd of chil
dren gathered In the Behoolynrd and dis
cussed tho situation. Tho mass-meeting
i lesultcd In tho decision to go on another
strlko nnd to remain nwny from school
until tho committee had reinstated Mr.
"Wo will never go back If they don't
give us Pop Sowden!" yelled n boy, and
the cry wns tnken up by tho rest of tho
pupils. He fore night it is pirdlcted thnt
all of the pupils of the school will have
Joined the Btrlke.
.Monthly pay checks for school teachers
fell ilue today nnd teachers nt tho Fil
ler and Sartaln schools had visions of
"going without," due to the fact that
William II. Sowden, trntisfcired ns prin
cipal from tho former to the lntter school,
left Fltlcr before the payroll was made up
there nnd has refused to take charge of
the Sartaln school.
ll Irfflff EtECTRIC m
m JsPPy GRJjCFONOLAS M
m IjflTl! ' -?1taiexd3 for B
II W ' 1 mstant use
8 "jJJJifI 1 moyind the 'ftone
II NfSEJknt ariivariyihe S
The Columbia Graphophone Company
presents the last word in sound-reproducing
The New Electric
Columbia Grafonola $200
No need of any attention from you, once the electric current is on, aside
from changing records. To start the instrument you simply bring the
tone-arm over to playing position.
It operates perfectly on any current, whether direct or alternating; is adapt
able, to any voltage; may be attached to any socket; and can lie depended
upon to give continuous, silent, effective service under any and all conditions.
Dealers are ready to supply the Electric Columbia
Grafonola in four models at the prices of $150, $160,
$200 and $250.
New Columbia Records on sale the 20th of every month.
Cilumtl Rtltrttl in allFvrlif" Laiuigu TkU aivtrUimtnt tuai JktaltJUIkt Diciafktiu
fdl A eBk V9
DOUBLE-DISC RECORDS and the COLUMBIA
CUNNINGHAM PIANO CO.. X101
Chestnut St., Phlla., Pa.
OR ANT. WM.. & CO., 1025 Arch
St.. Phlla., I'a.
PENNSYLVANIA TALKING MA.
CHINE CO.. 1109 Chestnut St.,
SNELLENBURQ. N.. & CO., l!th
and Market Sta.. phlla.. Pa.
6TORY & CLARK PIANO CO..
1705 Chestnut St, phlla.. Pa.
BTRAWHRIDOE & CLOTHIER,
8th nnd Market Sts, phlla.. Pa.
DOTTER. JOHN C 1337 Rock
land St., Logan. Pa.
FLEISCHER. FRANK, 5527 North
6lh St.. Phlla.. Pa.
FUTERNIK, BENJ., HO North th
St.. Phlla,, Pa.
GOODMAN. L. L.. 327 West Girard
Ave., Phlla.. Pa.
PHILADELPHIA TALKING MA.
CHINE CO., 900 North Franklin
St., Philadelphia. Pa.
REICB, I. a, 919 Girard Ave..
GCHERZER'B Piano Warerooms,
533 North Sth St.. PhlladelDhla.
SCHNELL & MEGAHAN. 1711 Co
lumbia. Ave , Phlla . Pa.
KENNY. THOMAS M., J2J Ku-
FOR SALE BY
KRYG1ER, JOSEPH, 3132 Rich.
mond St., Phlla. Pa.
IDEAL PIANO AND TALKIN3
MACHINE CO., 2835 Gorman.
town Ave.. Phlla., I'a.
MAI'ERMAN, Mrs. C. Cor. 20th
and Master Sts., Phlla.
JACOBS. JOSEPH, 1608 German.
town Ave.. Phlla., Pa.
MOORE, PHILIP H.. 6648 Ger-
mautown Ave., Phlla,
TOMPKINS. J. MONROE, 6147
Germantown Ave.. Phlla., Pa.
i MUST PHILADELPHIA
GEO. 11. DAVIS A: CO., 3930 to
3'J36 Lancaster Ave.
EAKINS-HUGHES PIANO CO.,
261-63 S. 52d St. Phlla.. Fa. . ,
FLOOD. CHAS. W., 4914 Baltl.
mure Ave., Phlla.. Pa.
LEDANE. HARRY, 418 N. 62d St.
MELCHIORRI BROS.. 4933 - 40
Lancaster Ave.. Phlla.. Pa.
WEST PHILADELPHIA TALK.
INO MACHINE CO.. 7 South
60th St.. Phlla-. Pa.
LUPINACCI. ANTONIO, 730 South
7th St, Phlla, Pa.
MILLER. B. 694 a id St.. Phlla.
CO., 1838 Pasayunk Ave.. Pblla..
CO.. 823 B. 9th St.. Phlla., Pa.
ETOLFO, HARRY, 612 South th
St. Phlla.. Pa,
NKAltUV OUT-OF-TOWN DEALEU3
BROWN, II. II., 31 East Gay St.
West Chester. P.
CARR, B. F., 612 Main St, Darby,
COLUMBIA GRAFONOLA PAR.
LOR, 1326 Pacltto Ave., Atlantis
City, N. J.
GODFREY, CHAS. II.. 2510 Atlan-
tlo Ave.. Atlantic City, N. J.
JARVIS.-H. C, 135 High St, Mill.
vllle, N. J.
KEENE'S MUSIC HOUSE. 11
Cooper St.. Woodbury, N. J.
RAMSEY & DONNELLY, Broad.
way, Salem, N. J.
ROBELEN PIANO COMPANY, 7l
Market St. Wilmington, Del.
ROSENBERGER. A. C.. 204 High
St.. Mlllvllle. N. J.
SCHUBERT PIANO WARE-
ROOMS. 2638-40 Atlantic Ave-.
Atlantlo City, N J.
THOMPSON. W C., 140 Mln St.
TOZER & BATES. 643 V, Vlnaland
Ave.. Vine land, N. J.
WINTERSTEIN. A F. 209 Rad-
cliffe St, Bristol, Pa.
WOLSON. A. W. 604 Edgrooat
Ave , Chester, Pa
YOUNGJOHNH. ERNEST J- XH
W Main Bt. NorrUtown, Pa.
Any one of
would be worth
twice its present
if we were to hold it
f All calculations of a
year ago as to the trend
of prices fdr fabrics have
been knocked into a
cocked hat by the pres
ent shortage and prob
ably greater future defi
ciency of dyestuffs and
raw wool! Clothing.'
merchants aren't sure
from day to day how
much cloth they're
going to get to cut up
into clothes for next
Winter's business! If
ten per cent, of the men
on the street really
sensed the situation in
its true nature and logi
cal implications, we
should have to guard
our doors to let the
crowds in and out dur
ing this Sale of Splendid
Suits at these Radical
$15, $18, $20 Suits,
je.vt season's sure prices,
$18, $20, $25
In this sale, $13.50
$22.50 and $25 Suits,
?ic.vf season's sure prices,
$28 and $30
In this sale, $18!
$30 and $35 Suits,
iicvt season's sure prices,
$35 and $40
In this sale, $24!
"N. B. TV'
16th & Chestnut Sts,
IHStlOD vv . fDlUL, $".