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EVENING EEDGEB PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1916.
The Cryptic Cross
gotutions by renders of the
must reach this office
Not Later Than Noon
Saturday, April I
CHAPTER XII Continued
!lVI the conditions laid down by the un
known sales ngent for doubtful documents
fom Hochmelstcr's mlBslnff black portmanteau-
He woko early, refreshed and eager
fer tha trade-5C00 cash In exchange for
Kiuflolned papers. "Oh, well," ho thought
l..- ..l Mm atrinwnllc nprvnlls.lv. "A
ts no imv.- ww ........... r . ..
Wind bow nnds a. chestnut now and then."
romAhnw Monto modltated upon tho
ti...t. nf roitelen cities ns ho watched tho
KkufrylnB crowds at tho heart of his rich
3ind busy hotno town, whoro tho pulso
libatB etaccato, uroaa street, roomy anu
Strafflc-niled, suggested tho Avenue do
fSrOoerft of the French capitals lta gray
&L..hi ond irrnnlto sentinel, tho City
fc- Hall with lla French renalssanco effect
Uied 'mansard roof offering tho majestic
SiMical of the Tarls opera house.
A3 V r MnfA.1 thn lnrlnnlf Ini nnrl
-vino- of wheeled vohlclcs pressing
Outward with tho elcctrlo cars on Chest-
BUt Street, "1110 liiuuuem. mira ...s.......
i. wnrh America." down nn alternation
I j,lgh and low buildings, ho fancied
'ii.if for tho moment at tho top of
It Bond street, London. Both streets run
Pi . ii ehnna whorA nnn rnn brnvvflfi and
Urgnln! dainty lunch rooms frequented
tr well-gowned femlnlno shoppers, and
both posses that exquisite perfumed at
nosphero of cxeluslvcnesa that abounds
In all narrow, fashion-frequented thor-
?Cnestnut street betweon 16th and 8th
f irftlated passage, tho neck uniting tho
iplcti of an anclont hourglass. How so?
The lower bulb of tho Hourglass is mo
U financial mart, where doublo eagles
In great yellow piles havo fraternized for
a hundred years ; tho upper bulb tho fas
tidious lUttenhouso Squaro district of
tlas blood and abundance. Through tho
Intervening eight blocks of trado tho
sands of plenty havo filtered back and
forth, up and down a, hlstorlo street that
courses the gamut from banks to retail
shops to fat housekeeping accounts be
hind forbidding portals.
Realities nro ruthless nnd rout tho rar-
ut of reveries. A red-hatred messenger
hoy darting through tho maze of tho tur
hulent crossing brought Monto back to
f' earth again. Tho mlnuto hnnd, and tho
hour hand on tho southern ami or tne
City Hall clock had lifted their gaunt fln
rra together and snoko tho fateful hour
of 12. Yes. tho clock was In perfect order
f- on this momentous occasion.
"Hero Is your parcel-room cnecK, ad
dressed tho A. D. T. to Monto. "Glmmo
the other one."
"Who pointed mo out to you7"
'Nothing doing," replied tho boy, "I
ain't to answer no questions. Thanks for
i tha quarter. I am on my way."
' It was over as quickly bb that. Tho
boy was gono. Monte, dazed, looked down
at his check, and read tho placo of Its
! Us raised his hand, and out from the
long lino of parked automobiles In tho
'eentro of Broad street camo tho bluo 11m-
- oialne, repaired and In scrvlco again after I
, i i
HOW DO YOU AMUSE YOURSELF?
Dearest Children Did you ever think of this? No matter whero you
'we you can always find Borne way of
Wo may think, wo may whistle,
may even TALK to ourselves think
, When wo whistle, think or sing to
when wo talk to ourselves it make3 us
we should not think out loud unless we
As you co alontr the street at night
fcay bo whistling yourself. At all events, you nro thinking. Thinking about
Porting vnn nrn nlnplncr ns vou co
happy you arc, because singing is usually a sign of happiness, especially
,when wo sing to ourselves.
, Tho moro learned you nre, tho more you know, tho easier it is to en-
t.tertain yourself, for most of our thoughts are about the past. In childhood,
there is not much "of a past to think about. In middle ago we arc too busy
to do much thinking, while in old age wo think about childhood and it3
1 As we sit by the fireside thinking of when wo were a child, well-meaning
i persons call us "childish" and say we
Youth taction, middlo life is
'ronset of life.
Are you often left alono? Do not
Whin von nm tucked In cozv and
Belf by thinking of something outside of
At this season of tho year, try to iwnuin u .v . -.-
,'dolng out in the'green fields, or fancy what great, big Mother Ocean Ib saying
R'as she pounds tho shore.
I think she is getting ready to welcome iimo dovb ami g.r.a um ...
Bummer. What do you think?
V- To .,., oif tnv much of vour time will be spent ALONh.
While you are by yoursolf is tho best
J able to think USEFUL thoughts ana
amuse your own children.
If you can amuse YOURSELF, you
Good-nighti my dears, sweet dreams.
ilways come to you at bedtime.
'. WATCH FOR OUR FLOWER WEEK NUMBER
No. thev nra not twins 1 Just two dear
Lllttle cousins whose wee feet led them
i nw iialnbow Land I Karl lianiren ri
?lr smiles and coon In Elklns Park, while
M. Earnest Nachod flashes dimples and
sunbeans In his happy home In Jenkln
KABL II. FUEIXER J. EARNEST NACHOD
town. Frederick Pueller. Of Jenklntown.
kf "Rainbow well known to Rainbow,"
U tha nmn.l i,wi f hnih nf these mlcndld
rotables, and we rather suspect It was his
.' Virv nuM .-.... . .nann.il 1UCA
warming likenesses of the two small
Fred Molvilla rhasmr. Pa - haDDlly BU2-
U that all Rainbows on getUns up In
ft merBttn wear their Rainbow buttons.
ryae down until thav have dona a kuk
Another happy thMctat eemw e
Copyright, 1010. Th
the accident on the West Chester turn
pike. "Heading Terminal," said Monte, as he
nung himself inside. "Hurry, Lars. But
Monto was playing fair with the ven
dors of the stolen goods. Ha had told
nobody of tho transaction. En route on
hour carllor to his bank, where he drew
out tho $5000, ho had passed Craig An
drews, his lawyer, with a brisk nod. He
had done exactly as Instructed! coolly
shoved tho crisp banknotes Into n. Bhoo
box, and checked the package at tho
parcel room of tho Broad Street Station,
Probably an older and less adluent man
would havo called In tho police or sur
reptitiously sought tho advlco of a mora
As he stood erect In lino at the railway
parcel-room window a few minutes later
there was not a doubt In his mind
that he was bolng watched by somebody
In tho crowd about him. Ho oven spec
ulated as to which pair of eyes was In
terested In his movements as he turned
away from the window, carrying an ex
ceedingly light-weight brown-leather
satchel. He gavo It up, although his
glance for a moment unconsciously paused
at sight of a man about 30, tall, well
framed, with coal-black hair and
Without trnco of nervousness he strode
boldly out of tho station, and, Instruct
ing Lars to take htm homo, entered the
bluo limousine. "Anyhow," ho thought,
with an audible chucklo, "It's dollars to
tUltTjipQGp A EI
z p n a u a p. ?
NOTE! This Is not tho cross offered for solution In tho first Instalment of tho
story. That cross appears again Inter.
wo may sing to OUKbkJ-iVfcB. vvo
ourselves, no ono seems to care, but
appear QUEER. Perhaps it is Decauso
nre talking to somo ono else.
you hear somo ono whistling, or you
nlonir and some one is thinking how
are "in our second cnuanooa.
reserve and old ago is the calm tho
let your thoughts dwell upon yoursem
tho lights are turned out, amuse your-
your wonderful body.
time to THINK. By and by you will
later on you ww, !,
can amuse " .,
May the GOOD DREAM FAIRY
L-nuarena iunui, ,utmiw mvc
Vlneland, I. J. It Is called "Another Rain
bow Heard From," and that particular
Rainbow Is Charlea Hudson. Watch for
the "happy thought I" Alberta Brobst
has promised us a Rainbow branch In
Freeland, Pa. Maurlco Lang- writes to
tell of one already established In Egg
Harbor. Maurice has promised a picture
of the "B. H. R. D.s," and we ara on the
Oh, talking about pictures, George
Thomas drew one called "Farmer Smith's
home." We hung It In our office. In case
we ever gat lonesomo during the day we
will look at it. Your editor knows some
one that Is never lonesome. Little Abigail
Macauley, of Mount Vernon street, who
has three Jolly pets, to romp with the
livelong day. One Is a black-and-white
fox terrier, the other two are white
poodles. Abigail has a little friend who
lost a large brown dog named Brownie.
If any of the Rainbows see such a dog
will they write and let us knowt
Hazel Burkelew, Rush street, sent kisses
to last all week. "What little Rainbow Is
going to look out for the week after this
onet Jack Davie, Pino street, sent such a
nice little note that we rather suspect
that he might answer this Query of your
BOYS AND pIULS.
it yu. want te earn money attsr
school d o Saturdays wrJU t
A T A I- E - OF
FOR TUB EVENING LEDQEn BY
Fnnuo Lxdom Company.
doughnuts there Is more tension right now
around tho Broad street station than I am
In the sanctity of his study Monte
throw open the brown satchel. It was
fastened but not locked. Under a few
pieces of soiled linen, from which tho
laundry marks had been cut out, ho found
a neat pllo of papers, held firmly together
at tho top by nn ordinary wlro clip.
Threo of the documents were blueprints,
wash drawings. They were ground ptans
of Industrial plants. Ono was a surface
outline of tho Montgomery Iron Works
nt Crlspen, another sketched tho Crlspen
Mills at Kensington, whllo tho third was
a rough draft of tho drydocks nnd build'
Ings comprising tho Delaware Shipyard
Looking down at tho documents Monte
felt that he had made a water-haul. True,
tho trio of blueprints related to properties
Included In the estate of his uncle. But
thoro was nothing on their faco to Indi
cate their making had been for other
than a business purpose; for Instance, ns
a private assist to some prospective pur
chaser of tho properties In question.
Waltt Ho had overlooked n small sheet
of dult gray notcpaper of llrm texturo,
llncn-flnlsh, It was folded over onco, and
neatly tucked under tho paper clip bo
tween two of the blueprints.
Monto pulled it out, and opened It flat
upon tho tnblo beforo him. Ho saw, star
ing nt him from tho centre of tho sheet,
this cryptlo cross;
FARMER SMITH'S GOAT BOOK
Billy Bumpus and tho Gross Hopper
Billy Bumpus, the Goat, had Just eaten
up a plcco of tho barn door and gobbled
up a few shingle nails when he decided
to go Into tho orchard.
Ho butted his way through tho fence,
nnd when ho arrlvod under the apple tree
ho looked around for something to eat
Suddenly Billy hoard some one sawing,
sawing, and, looking around, he naw Miss
Gracle Grasshopper, as busy as could bo,
sawing down a blade of grass.
"How do you do, Miss Hoppergrass?"
asked Billy, bowing very low, almost but
ting tho ground.
"How dare you call me 'Miss Hopper
grass' 1" exclaimed Grade.
"Your name Is Grasshopper, Hopper
grass or Grasshopper, lt'a all the same,
You see, I am trying to find out how ani
mals got tholr names," replied Billy.
"I'm not an animal," said Gracle. "I'm
"Very good. You get your name from
'grass' and Tiopper.' I get my name from
go' and 'at That makes goat see?"
"How perfectly lovely! Can you go-at
that tree and knock down a few apples
"Of course I Of course! Ahem! Ahemt
Here goes." And with that Billy gave
the tree n vigorous butt, nnd down came
a lot of apples.
'Thank you so much." Gracle Grass
hopper said to him. "But you didn't hit
the tree hard enough. Suppose you let mo
sit on the tree and you aim at me."
"Suppose I kill you," suggested Billy.
"That will not hurt YOU," said Oracle,
"All right, go ahead," replied Billy,
So Oracle Grasshopper hopped on tho
tree, and, running back a little, Billy
started and gave the treat a vigorous butt
His horns stuck fasti
"Are you there or are you deadt" asked
Billy after a while.
"Dead? Well not exactly," replied Oracle
Grasshopper. "As soon as I eat somo ap
ples I will let you go."
After a while night came and Billy's
horns were still stuck to the tree.
"Good night," said Gracle Grasshopper.
"Good night yourself!" exclaimed Billy.
"Run along, you you Hoppergrass!"
Tho Rainbow Club
By FRED MELVILLE. Cht.ttr. Pa.
The Rainbows are a happy band
Of children everywhere.
Oh, may their club long survive,
And make life very fair.
Things to Know and Do
1. Who was Hans Christian Anderson
and what did he write?
2. Who wrote "Alice In Wonderland"?
Who wrote the "Little Lame Princo"?
3. Has a duck ears.? (For little folks).
I wish to become a member of your
Rainbow Club. Please send me a beau
tiful Rainbow Button free. I agree
to DO A LITTLE! KINDNESS J0ACH
AND EVERY DAY SPREAD A
LITTLE SUNSHINE ALL ALONO.
Age ,...,,,, ,..
School I attend , ,
Tb UahJxvr Drawuif Claas rUl matt
iiatiT, Atwll 1. la Keen 101. Ktealjur
Ladxee Uulldlai. All bar s&4 UU vb
taroiitlr wUa to lean te draw ary laTltat
VtoJiila, It ItitruirtifrO fc t
ODD FELLOWS' ORDER
ELECTS NEW OFFICERS
Election of Subordinate and
Grand Officers Gives Special
Interest to Lodge Sessions
Acting District Deputy J. C. Henderson
and the Installing team of Spring Garden
Lodge, No. 09, will bo busy during tho
coming week Inducting new offlccm Into
their respective stations. Monday eve
ning the odlcors of Mercantile Lodge, No.
23 nnd Apollo. No. 296, will bo Installed.
Tuesday evening tho same scrvlco will bo
performed for Chosen Friends Lodge, No.
100, nnd on Friday evening for Ollvo
Branch Lodge, No 116. Tho ofllcers of
Evening Star Lodge, No. 72, will bo In
stalled Saturday, Aprlt 12.
At tho last session of Spring Garden
Lodgo two petitions wcro received from
candidates, who will rccelvo the degrees
during April, tho work being performed
by tho degrco tenm under tho direction of
Dcgreo Mnster J. Slegmnnn, assisted by
W. J. King.
Tonight tho lodgo will hold Its semi
annual election for now odlcors, nnd on
Thursday next tho ofllcers chosen will bo
duly Installed by Deputy Fisher and BUlto.
Cotnmemorntlnit 33 yrnrs of mieermful his
tory In provMlnp; a homo for tho orphans of
followers nf "Tho Trlplo Links," tho rollelnun
norvlr hM Sunilny nftcrnoon In tha Homo for
Orphans of Odd follows In Oormantown po
eseil a peculiar Interest nnd nerved In lirln
out an exceptionally larKe nttcndanro of mem
lr and friends of tho order. Addresses were
dollverod by A T. Hftuamnn, of tho t,n.v and
Order Boclety; Robert I.oo and CharleH 11, D
HIchnrdKon, president of tho home. Musln was
supplied by nn orchestra and chorus of the
children, together with a Boprnno solo by Stlss
Mary Tunon. An anniversary dinner will bo
given at tho homo tomorrow evcntus.
Mount Airy Lods-o. No. 235. had chnrse of
the sorvlces Sunday nfternoon In tho Odd Pel
Iowa" Home, 17lli nnd Tlona streets. A sermon
was delivered by Itcv 1". Z. Slawter, pastor of
IlrldcsburK Ilaptlst Church nnd n brief ml
nros mado by Thomas Hlpps, presldont of tho
honv The mimic vnn In charfro of tho choir
of Bast Chellen Avenue Methodlit 13p1copal
l.hurch, Ocrmantonn, under tho direction of
C. R. Ilrlnker, iWth Miss Cnrrlo Ilhodea as
At tho HobeUnh Homo, 17th street nnd Alle
ffheny avenue, the Sunday afternoon services
worn In charco of Aomrlca txidim. No. 2B.
Music was furnished by tho choir of St. I.uko'a
Episcopal Church, under the direction of Rob
ert wlnterbottom. An address wns delivered
hy Mrs. Mary A. IlnBelman. president of tho
home, nnd an Intcrestlne sermon preached by
tho Itov. II, I,, liootli;
At tho.meetlnc of Kenderton Lodpo in Tloira
last weelc thn
ferred tho third dcRreo upon Urnthers Hnmuel
;. liuuann, j loya j. uuiinrii nnn I'AUI c,
Roekelman Thn semiannual election resulted
In tho cholco of Clarence A. Hopkins as noblo
Brand, .J. C. I'ollntt ns vice irrnnd and llnraco
Michael ns third member of tho Relief Com
mittee, J. B. Tomllnson wna elected repre
sentative to tho Grand Lodge.
Subordlnato lodces nro husy this week votlncr
for Orond Lodre officers nnd electlne a full
corps of subordinate officers for tho coming
term. This, toucthor with tho natural In
creased ntlcndnnco duo to qunrter nlcht. serves
to give an ndded Interest to tho lodso Knther
Inir nnd brlnn forth nn unwonted nttondanco
of members to k!o expression to their cholco
for new officers. ,
h5. P.7"1 .anniversary of tho founding nf
Odd IVItonshlp In America wllf bo celebrated
by lodces cenornlly on April 10. Amonit tho
ii-uiurcn nireany announced is a nig decree
Plfff'u.10 !JO F'ven under tho nusplces nf tho
2."n District l'rcutresslva Committee. In Textile
Hall, Kensington avenuo nnd Cumherlind
Rtrent. Thn unrV nf tl,n Op., ,... ...in t.
?te,n bv.lhe desrae team of Mlllo Lndce, No,
1000. while the. third decrco In lone form will
bo exemplified by tho well-known decree tenm
of Orphans' Rest Lndce. No. 132. All mem
bers of tha brotherhood Interested In decrea
team work nro cordially Invited to bo present.
Tho newly elected officers nf merlins'
Homo Kncnmpment, Nn. ill. of Unrhy, were
Instnlled Ind their respective chnlrH by S. D
u CJ I S.imuel Topo nnd staff, of Tcmplo
Kncampment, No. 100. Thn follnwlnc mem
bers vvero Installed: C. 1 Trltz Jusil, senior
warden, J. V. Withy; Junior warden. Clnronrn
l'urdy: hlch priest, IMcnr I'arsons, Insldo
sentinel, fioorco H, Mcfllnnls; outside sentinol,
Gustavo Tlmm: first vvutrii, A K, Williams;
second watch. J. T Wlldo; third wnteh. H.
rnlmcr: fourth watch; O. N. Smith: first
cuanl of tent, r. lllhn; second Kimril of tent,
A. W. l'opo, and cildo A C. Conk. Remtrks
were, made hy S. I). D. Q P. Hnmuel l'opo.
r. D. Jr. Warden Harry Mnhr, U. I). It. P,
William Cull, U D. I. S. Charles L'ntwlstle,
D II. Sr Wnrdnn Frank Conwnv. D t (1 T
Albert Itobb, 1 T) O. P. Harry Tarbutton
and P. C. P. William Howard.
31111a Lodco on Thursday last conferred tho
second deureo in full ceremonial form on n
class of vvaltlnc candidates. Amons tho many
visitors present were P. O. John GrafTo. of
Mechanics' Lodge. New Yorlc; 1. CI. A. Splcor.
I'. a. Schovel, n larcn delecatlon from Im
perial Lodge, ami 1" (1. Joffo. of Fourth nf
July Lodce. After tho deeren work tho nomi
nations of officers was In order, and a larco
list of candidates for third member of tho
relief waa tho result Tonlnht tho third decree
will be exemplified, followed by tho election of
,v.?t?rc,han'"' I'i,'rr.' ,No- 283' exemplified the
third decree In full, form on Friday evenlnc
Tho meeting was u larcely attended and Inter
estlnc one. Tha decreo team did thn work In
tho usual efficient manner. Nomination nf
nfflcera was held, ns fnllmvs Nnbln grand
31. I. Lovver: vice Brand. U. A. Henry, third
member of tho relief. It. A Calhoun, p J I.
Ross. W. S. Reld. r. 15. Latham nnd P. L.
Latham. Tho scinlnnnnat election, which Is to
be held tomorrow evening, iiromises to develop
an Intcrestlne; contest for third member ofi tho
relief Ilrathcr Klrkbrldo, of Turlty Ijdeo.
was nmonc tho visitors.
Last week the decree team nf Ollvo Branch
Lodse. No, 110. exemplified tha work of tho
second decree upon two candidates before one
of tho larcest meetings of tho yenr. An en
joyable Incident of tho evenlnc was tho pres
ence of threo of tho older members of tha
lodce, whose activities In former enrs con
tributed to tha upbulldlnc of thn lodce. Tha
work of P G. H P. Ktlllo. In the delivery of
tha noble crand's charge, was especially note
worthy nnd provoked much favorable com
ment. Offlcera were placid In nomination for
tha new term, nnd with Bvo members of tha
decree team In tho field for tha third member
of tha relief commlttea, a spirited contest Is
assured tor tho election to bo held tomorrow
wui comer mo iniro ues
,r. i - -i -. .--r-i"-'
ecren on four ranmitntes
tomorrow nigh. This will also ho election
nlcht and all members are urged to tie present
At the last meeting the lodge was honored by
tha preaenca of J, P llulo Jenkins, the grand
master, and his staff.
Patriarchs MIMtnnt. nt
Darby, will hold its meeting next Monday.
Tha cnevatlers are worklnu hard for a prize
that haa been offered by the crund lodge.
Council Degree Team Visits Wilming
ton to Exemplify Degree Work
The degree team of John It. Mnrlln
council, consisting of the following:
Henry 'WeHenmann, councilor; AVllllnm
Ploss, vice councilor: Itobert M. Shaw,
Jr.. past councilor; Harry Harford, chap
lain; Elmer W. Gross, conductor; Will
iam A. Lewis, warden; John P. Rue, In
Blde sentlnal; Rowland Whitfield, David
Hamilton. Joseph Hosa. Pred C. Webert,
John O. Wilson, William Russ, Charles
Cassar. Wesly Kcoff, David R. Hell, II.
Craig, H. Baynes, George Wellcnmann, A.
Forster, Abel Georgo, Louis Butterworth
and K. Schum, had the pleasure of visit
ing Eureka Council, No. 1, of Wilming
ton, Del. The members of Eureka, after
seeing the work exemplified, stated that
It was the best work ever put on in Dela
ware. The degree team of Eureka Coun
cil will pay a visit to John It. Marlln on
a date to be selected In Slay.
Councilor Lewis, of Marlln Council, ia
carrying on an active campaign for I00U mem
bars In th council by Juna 30. An interesting
frozram haa been arranged in winding up tha
Sth year of tha council. On April 13 a, pro
gressive pinochle party at the council hall;
April 10. a reaaptlon to tha Udlee; Thursday.
April 20. a.ampkar) Friday. April 21. tha
council's anniversary will be celebrated with ft
bo.ng.uat in tha councll'a balls Saturday. April
22, a big class Initiation It Is expected that
this will bi the largeat claaa ever admitted by
tha council. Fully 200 candldatea ara ex
pecttd to be preasnt. Sunday. April 23. the
membera vvTlt assemble at tha council's ball
and proceed to church.
Tha 6S3 annlvtraary banquet commlttea of
0 order, which will bold lta annual banquet
tocUht. and on Monday the commlttea
M at lona Council. Mauo. inaaa meet
lng will be the means of this year's eelebra
lion being, the largest ever held by tha order.
The aemlmontbly session of Waat Phlladel-
whluU clearly showed, that In this council at
inia (jouuut u
ju ciaarty at
t thre la a
inKU nf lh.
itatl Itiere la no leaseainz oi uu ;uirev jo
ho work of the Jvujlor Order of Unltol Amar-
the work ef the Jvulor Order of Unit'
or of the propagation, st Us
John Taylor raeumad his duties as recording
secretary ajvd lirottur Willfaun Murphy w
appointed as honorary dckgatai to the Olw
plversanr bwujuat of th vrder to be held 1q
Two Mtltlonj for membership were, received,
jad s"r routine; ''"" tarlaa oS rarjta
lions toy Wtlllitn Lorlnf wera greatly anjoyed.
At Uu i x&tati&x cf tt ca'oacii the, 0r.
on Slay it. at me tiotei umbii. f"i
thtso daia. A Wasting waa Iwld with Colonsl
Fred Taylor Council on Tutaday evening; an
other will U Bald la the couiwll room of John
i m.,1. OAtmcll sna vAt Altairheny &.u-
tatnment features will Include tenor solos by
The winners tf the State membership con
test havo been announced by the Stat secre
tary. The contest was from July 1 to De
cember 1. The winners nre! Elmer Williams,
of No. 407, proposed ST members: John A.
Fink, of Council No, 08, proposed 2S candi
dates; Andrew Scheeler, nf Oeorce M. Tolnt
sett Council, No. 1C3, proposed 2s candidates.
It wns through tho Individual work of Ilrother
Schcoler.that Oeorce 31. Poinsett Council look
on the lease of llfo that Is putting her In
the Una of tho prrgresslve councils In Phila
In West Philadelphia Council. No. 81, an
active enmpalcn s coin- on, with two teams
wnrhlnc hard, each trying to mit-do the other
with a largo number nf candidates The can
dldatci are being oMIcated nnd In tho near
futurn will ba notified to bo present, whon
ono of tho best tnams In Philadelphia will be
Invited to bo present to exemplify the work
for I ha council.
tlenlamln Franklin Council. No. CO, held
nn Intcrestlne meeting on Friday evenlnc last.
It was nn opon meeting, tho members, their
friends nnd members of their families belnc
present In largo numbers. Visitors present
wero Slato Secretary Charles H. Halt Past
State Councilor Thomas II. Walters nnd Her
bert Stott Ilemnrks were made by tho vis
itors botvveen tho concert numbers.
Wecelavrlll? foundl, No. RIO. held a special
meeting on Snturday last no that all members
could bo present and spend a pleasant evrnins:
with the council members nnd their Hilles.
Visitors present wero State Councilor fiamuel
(1, Hcott. Past State Councilor Thomas It.
Walters and District Deputy Stato Councilor
Henry Wellenmann. After remirks were mtde
tho membera nnd ladles adjourned to th
lower room, whero n supper wns served.
D. D. s c Henry wcllenmnr
ternil visit to Krnnkllnvlllo Council.
nil Mslt to Krankllnvlllo Council, No 7.1,
inn. nam n rrn.
on iuonaay eveninc. mo memoers nre loocinc
forward with pleasure tn n new meeting hall
nt filh street nlinvo Hrln avenun It Is at.
tho council will movo somo tlmo in
Ponn's Pork Council Is busy with
rmlcn fnr members. A Inres rithertn
A lnrce cttherlnc assem-
tlnir nt thn rnttnrll tn
bled nt the last meeting nf thn council
which nil members nnd their friends wero
Invited. Tho meeting was addressed by P. B. C.
Thomas It Walters and 1). B, H. C. Henry
Wellenmann, A Inrco class Initiation will bo
held by tho council In tho near futuro.
fiprlnc City Council Is busy arranging for
nnother class, A lnrce class was neld on
March 10, when 2.1 candidates wero ndmltted.
anil It Is expected that tho next class will
have 00 candidates.
General Grant Council, of Norrlstown. has
made n wonderful record for the last year by
Increasing Kb membership to 173. Another
class will no admitted on May C, when a Inrgo
number will bo Initiated,
Henry Seybert Council. No. 820. Is arranging
for n formal opening of Its new council hall,
locnted In Ablngton. All local councils will
bo Invited to havo a representation present.
FORESTERS OP AMERICA
Tho Amalgamation of Weaker Courta
Urged by Leaders of tho Order
At tho meeting of Court St. Albnns, No,
85, Thursday last, In tho hall, 21st nnd
South Btrects, tho ForcBters' Fellowship
Club of Pennsylvania attended as guests
of tho evonlng. This body, comprising
many of tho nctlve, thinking members of
tho order, has as lta motto, "Men nre
never so likely to settlo n question rightly
as when thoy discuss It freely."
I. O. C. It C. Bradley presided over a
discussion which wa had as to tho best
means to develop tho membership and
strengthen tho finances of tho courts In
Pennsylvania. Many vnluablo and prac
tical Ideas wcro considered, and tho plans
ill ready submitted wcro discussed from
Pour Ideas which scemod to meet with much
favor wcro: The amicable amalgamation of
weaker courtB with stronger ones; tho com
pulsory building of each court un to a stable
membership of 200, tho merging of such as
ennnnt attain or retnln 2(H) until that result
can bo secured, tho combining of tho 100 courts
In Philadelphia Into 8( strong, vigorous courts,
thus reducing operating expenses, increasing
enthusiasm nnd nssurlng stable, permanent,
working courts, strong and vigorous and amplu
for tho fraternal needs of tho city.
Other plans will be considered as they nro
submitted so that ono mny bo ovolvetl that
vv 111 bo satisfactory ur a compostto one mado
from thoso that will bo presented. Tho work
will bo tedious but fruitful. Tho educational
features of tho ordor will bo availed of to
Blvo publicity to tho rontcmpl.ited action. All
Foresters nru solicited tn submit their Ideas,
cither in person or in writing.
Court Pnssyunk, No. 31. at 1802 South
llroail street, held Its monthly smoker last
vvcuk. Intereitlng reports wero made by local
members who nro deputies tn othor courts nf
thn work In progress. Those Joining In tho
iiilkfest were; llrothers Plto as tn Neshamlny,
No. Ill); Coriess. Independent. No. 131: Mc
cormick. Law tun. No. i32, Miller. Peace, No.
137. Pilot. Ilobert Morris, No. 2S8, Oucrln.
Hast IJnd, No, 0.1, I, J. .Smith. No. 211, nnd
N.iu!ty, Hnvcrford, No. 202, Tho grand chief
ranger gnve a resume of tho up-Htato work.
An enjoyable program waa rendered. Tho
campaign for lncreaso of mombershlp Is meet
ing with successful results.
Court Victorious. No. 851. at Allegheny
nvenuo and Orant street, Tuesday held a
Lenten musicals. The program was enjoyed
by a largo audience. Thn rolls of momliershlp
are increasing weekly nnd thts body Is demon
strating tho fact that Its name Indicates tho
aim of Its membership In tha aggressive cam
paign for recruits.
Court Ludlow. No. 278, holds Its monthly
smoker tonight at SIR West Allegheny avenue.
A vk. led program of specialties will add tn
tho enjovment. Tho court, named In honor of
ono of our ablest Jurists, Is doing its quota
of fraternal work. fc
Court Amerlcus, No. r7, at 21st and South
streets, Ust l'rlday held Its monthly social.
A song recital was nn nttrattlve feature. Tho
program f specialties was framed to meet all
tnstes fnr it clean, unllfttng nnd htgh-clnss
entertainment, and it proved all that It was
designed to cover. Tho entertainments given
by tho court nro mado of events out of tho
commonplace, and thn committee, llrothers
Nelson. Cunntnghum. Scott. Parker and liar
clay, are highly commended for the excellent
program provided by them llrothers Holllngs
worth. Christie, Thompson, titroup. Itobson
and Hoyd nnd others contributed to the pleas
ures of the evening.. ,
Court Stephen Cllrard. No. 83. made mer
riment reign last week at 1431 Brown street.
It was tho 300th monthly smoker and social
These fetes havo been In vogue over 30 years,
llrothers Andre, Seeds. Mesh nnd colleagues
provldo programs of raro excellence that are
appreciated by members and visitors alike.
Court Standard. No. 19.V at Us hall. 1R02
South Hroad street. Monday held n social,
llrothers Wilson, Mtddleton, Iluross. Munz nnd
others took part In the exercises. An Increase
of 100 new members Is pledged In this year'
campaign by this court.
No. 127. Friday evenlnc. at
i. id uoiumDia
Columbia avenue, held Its Quarterly so
cial and games contest. A large representa
tion waa present and a list of attractive
Court John Paul Jones, No. 310. at Its own
ill. lll3!J North 27th street, at Its last meet
ing had a Jovfest to celebrate tho addition
of 3U new members sa far this year, rirothers
Kelley. lllley. Hutchinson, Veers and the other
active workers say It Is only the Introducing
chapter and that before the contest closes there
will be a luu per cent increase.
n . .-. M. inn 1 MV... .. ...!-
Luun (JUBtna. ..u. .,. hiiiui aim munis
streets, last vveek presented a social program
arranged by llrothers McKlernan and Judge.
U UJ- 11IMIUCI3 .lVIieilBll UIlll tlUUKV.
attendance gave omen of revived ac-
Agooa aiienuance gave unien u reviveu ac
vlty In the work of this local body, whose
name Indicates tha Idea of personal service.
Arnold, No. 31T. Keystone
avenue. Tuesday lnaucuratad
Hall. 1034 Uldge avenue,
till U,,iBI.II. II.VI.II.Blll ,W .u . .w ,, lUlip.
Ilrother Adams and Deputy Mllllcan addreiuied
the large audlenc cathare.1 around the boards
at the quarter night festival.
an aggressive movemsni to nut to us roue,
Baseball League Started as Means of
Stimulating Council Interest
The baseball league, which haa been so
successful during the last three seasons,
met last Wednesday evening with half of
Loyal Council. No. 7S1, and organized for
the coming season by the election of the
following officers: I). Grtscom, of Ixjyal,
No. 781, president; W. Morrow, of Integ
rity, No. 338. treasurer, and C. T, Boggs.
of No. 841, secretary. The Indications are
that a large number of teams will be
enrolled this year than in the past. Tha
next meeting of representatives will be
held this evening In the hall of Integrity
Council, No. 338, Broad and Federal
streets, to which all councils are invited
to send representatives. As thla year wilt
have a large schedule, councils not now
represented should act at onoe and benefit
from this truly American Bport.
South Baaten Council No. B90 celebrated lla
1Mb annlvaraary laat Friday evening and waa
honored by the presence of State Councilor
Bheneman, State Vice Councilor Miller and
State Council Sacrttarr Ford. A pleasing pro-
Kam waa given and a large number of mem
re and ladles were present. A Urea class
Initiation will shortly be held by thla council.
Union Council No. 9 on of tha older coun
ella si this county, celebrated its 60th anni
veraary last Monday evening An azcelUBt
program, of musical selections, vocal and to
strutueotat waa given under tha direction vt
n..k... Wllll.m Thtirfliim t I nhM.b.lnk ftutn
ttl No. 023 State Councilor ShaBaman, and I
Stata council eetreiarr rorv. wia snaox acp- i
uilea e.tid visltlac brethren, wars praacnt and I
nimplimenUil ttu councU upoa lta toot exist- I
3M &4 gnUCyl&r n9i4 tot s&d van iisa,
NEW RED MEN'S TRIBE
LIGHTS COUNCIL FIRE
Great Chiefs Launch New Local
Tribe of Red Men and Raise
Up Newly Elected Chiefs
Aztco Tribe, No. 160, with G2 charter
members, was formally Instituted Thurs
day evening In tho wigwam, 360G North
2d street. Tho adoption ceremony was
performed by tho team from Shnkappo
Tribe, No 138, of Frankfort!, while Past
Sachem Frank Henry gavo tho Unwritten
work of tho warrior's nnd chief's degrees.
Tho organization of this tribe wns duo to
tho work of W. Strieker. Tho board of
great chlefn raised the chiefs elected to
tholr sovernl stations Past Sachem Poter
J. Kile, of No 44. ncted ns great prophet!
P S. William Sehwelr, of No. 126, as
great Junior sngamoro; P. S. nylnnd
Cnpps, of No. 303, ns great guard of tho
forest nnd P. S. William Sclioclc, of No.
278, ns great guard of tho wigwam.
Short talks were mado by O. .T. S. Dr.
T. C. Beswlck, O. C of It Thomas It
Donnalloy, O. It of W. Joseph It Farrnr
and Groat Sachem S. J. Walker.
One of the larcest gatherings of Haymakers
far many years took place nt a special session
of tho Stato Hal makers' Association of Penn
sylvania, which was held Saturday night .In
John Hancock Hall. 811 Olrard nvenuo. Na
tional and Stato ofllcers from New lork, New
Jersey and Pennsylvania were present, with
rcpresontntlves of :i!i lofts .of Pennsylvania
nnd a numbr of deputies Never beforo was
there as much enthusiasm shown ns on this
occasion. Among the distinguished guests
wore National Chief Has maker Way. of New
Jersey; National Vice Chief Haymaker Funk.
of Now York Pist Natlonnl Chief Hnymak
crs Nowry. nf New Jersey; Schrcck, Harper
nnd Kck. of Pcnnsvlvnnla. P. H. c Haymnkers
Htause, Price. Stetcber, Williams. Shaw,
Sopger. Matthew and Mlllcrf fltnto J-hlet Hay
maker Ilclnhnrt, of York, Slate Vlco Chief
Hav maker I'lukertoni Btnte.Cnllectnr of Straws
Trumbauer- State Keeper of Hundles Hunslkor,
nf Lebanon, fluard nf Harndoor Plorer: I lrst
Pnrmer Prnsor Nntlonal, Itepresentntlvcs
Wlllson nnd Aldrlch. Deputies Snjder, Lph
rlght nnd Keenan, of Philadelphia, nnd Qchr.
Nnlhinnl Chief Hnymiker Pay told nt the
continued success of tho Haymakers nil over
the nntlonal haydelds Nntlonal Meo Chief
Haymaker Funk urged the companions nnd
deputies to continue tho good work of Initial
ing tramps, sating that vvhereas activity Is
tho llfo of trade. It Is IIKevylstv the llfs of 'rj.
ternallsm Past National Chief Ilwnnlter
Nowry told of tho chances which havo token
place durlnc 2B senrs Htato lolleetnr
of Straws Trumbnuer reported that tho condi
tion of tho order throughout the Stato was
encouraging, tho harvest gathered his boon
plentiful nnd Indications point for the coming
year to bo tho most successful In the history
of tho order Muring tho nrst six month; of
tho present fiscal year thero has beon n sub
stantial gain In mombersh p nnd the condition
of tho Stato association la bottet than over
Tho proposed trip of Montezuma Tribe No,
21, of this city, tn Lancaster to ralfo the
chiefs of Conestoca Tribe No. 203 promises to
prova an exceptionally enjoyable oyrnt. Ac
cording to Troiauror D. ltoss Btallman. the
delegation will comprise fi0 warriors and chiefs
nnd the ceremony will bo given in full form
nnd ns capably ns it Is pnsslblo for a skilled
team to present tho ritual. P. S. Ilobort J.
llouchcr wilt havo charge of tho team.
This week In nil wigwams tribes nro busy
selecting chiefs for tho new term and ensting
their ballots for tho great chiefs of thn State.
Tho contest for State officers has proved n
spirited ono. nnd awakened such Interest that
tho attendance of tho week both of members
nnd past sachoms lins boen exceptionally large
Starting Saturday night, now chiefs of tho
soveral tribes will bo raised to their respectlvo
Mlnnnk Tribe No. 431 hold funeral services
last Prlday's sleep for Ilrother John Scott,
who died on March 23. After tho sorvlces tho
regular weekly meeting wns held and tho regu
lar business transacted. Tho Haymakers then
had their session, nnd the main attraction of
the evening followed tn an Indoor soccor gnmo
between Quaker City Knights' of Pythias' team
and Mlnonk team. Mlnonlc was represented
hy Boyler, centre; Jowett nnd Drlesbnch. half
backs, Kllllun. fullbnclc, and Itahn. coal, nnd
won by tho comfortablo score of 7 to 2. This
camo leaves both teams tied for tho cham
pionship, ench having won the samo number
nf games. Tho tie wilt bo plnved off In Quaker
City's lodgeroom In dermantown nt an early
dnto. Tho Introduction of this method of In
creasing Interest In lodge meetings has proven
successful, and for that reason a plan has
already been started to havo a league formed
for the season next nutumn. Paleface- Howard
Morris vv 111 ho given the adoption dcgreo to
It la believed a compilation of thn annual
reports which nro lelng forwarded now by all
tribes throughout tho Stato to tho headquar
MM ROBINSON &
ere; uua-ut V4nmu;3
GREATEST COFFEE SALE
CONTINUED ALL WEEK
We will continue our GREATEST COFFEE SALE for the
h.-iinnre. nf fhis week. It is hardlv necessary to sav more, so well
fflw known are our Coffee Values and so great the host of Thrifty
AN Housekeepers who take advantage of this event. Thi3 is a
W GREATER SALE than ever. First because the Quality of Our
f(fo Coffees is so surprisingly Superior to what is usually sold in other
AN stores. Second because Our Prices, quality considered, are ex-
jYf ceedingly low. ,
I'M This is your opportunity for money-saving and satisfaction
I 25c RSD COFFEE SES' 20c !b.
Mt A Coffee of very good quality, flavor and body; a bargain at
M its regular price 25c the pound.
S 35c rSlnbdest COFFEE te1 30c lb.
The Coffee of finest quality
most particular people.
An unusually rich-flavored,
full-bodied, fine grade Coffee.
60c GOLQ SEAL TEA te':1 45c lb.
30c Vz lb. pkg. 23c ' 15c ii lb. pkg. 12c
People who recognize and appreciate a beverage of the finest
quality use GOLD SEAL TEA. Your choice of Black, Mixed
40c Kamelia Tea 29c
Yt lb. pkg;. 15c Ya lb. pkp;. 8c
Superior in quality to Tea
usually sold at 40c the pound in
nth..!- stores. We have it in
M Black, Mixed and Old Country
GOLD SEAL carton 28c
The freshest, largest, heaviest
Eggs to be had at any price.
FRESH EGGS doaen 24c
Fresh Eggs of excellent
quality, and every one guar-anteea.
Today and every day there are many attractive Money-Saving
opportunities at every R & C Store, whether it be located at
21st and Market Streets
Downtown, Uptown, Germantown.
Manayunk, Roxborough, Logan,
berth, Ardmore, uryn xaawr,
Darby or Media.
Robinson & Crawford
Grocery Stores for Particular People
w&j2r-&-Z'm j?j5r5X.j&uZ& &j&y.j&.i&jir.t&r..&n &,..'
ters ef th order In this clly will disclose th
fact that the work of Oress Saehem B J
Walker nnd hit fellow-State officers durltig
the last .year has resulted In, a large net Ite
crease of members and that the order Is one
moro fnlrly started on tho broad highway 14
permanent prosperity nnd the high watermar
In point of membership.
.Paeenta Tribe, No St. will hota lls.nnneat
election on tomorrow's sleep, nnd with the large
number.of candidates on the ticket there prom
Ises to be a spirited contest All past sachems
him urKcu io niienn on this Sleep ior tne eieo
Hon of great chiefs.
The chief's decree was conferred bn another
ndltlAtS nn inf EM,w, .t..n ..AtwItharfAnrt.
Inc tho large amount of business before the
triiMS. The committee; on the ninth anniver
sary requests all members to send In their, se,
eeptanee this week, as the time ia getting:
limited, to complete flnil plans,
The nuhlln rafstnir nf lV,nfi
I'aeonta In, attraetln
much attention In South Philadelphia and th
committee Is expecting a crowded hnll nt this
iimo. aiio wora win rw tionfl by tne vvinnev
purkett Tribe In run Indian costume on Frt
2!,?,.Ar.rli 14 crdi of admission hnv been
distributed nnd .members and their friends ate'
cordially Invited. . '
The Past Sachems' Association will held Its
reculnr meeting Saturday evening, In the wig
wam of Teocca Tribe. 72d streot nnd Wood',
land avenuo. President John M. Camera sn.
Past Sachems nnd n. larpn renrsenfatlnn
iiujmcen iniu me meeting will ne open to nil
past sacnems nna n inrgo representation Is
- .. ... . 7 --.r- .;.--:
the majority report of the election for crest
ai inia urns mo memners win near-
efs. This Association In nn,n tn all mvsf
This association Is npen to all rssj
sachems nnd a. cordial Invitation is extended
to all to Join tho active body.
f.nkota Council, No. 22A. on Friday's sleep,
enjoyed one of the brlghest nnd most entsr
tafnfng evenings in Its history. After a short
meotlnc tho council chamber waa turned Orel
Io the Piano Committee for a concert and so
cial features previously nrrnnged.
A large numner or i.akota members
many brothers nnd sisters from other tribes
nnd councils, with their friends, were present
nnd enjoyed n varied selection of vocal and
Instrumental mmle nnd recitations by
bers nnd chiefs of various councils nnd t
. .. ... .. j : r.. - ':: '!; '
mn iionamoin juage unrreit gave nn inter
esting and Instructive talk nn tho Indians tn
general, nnd on thn Pocahontas nnd John
Smith episode In particular, during which
many heretofore unfamiliar trails nnd Inci
dents .pcrtnlnlng to tho American aborigines
wore brought out In an cnlcrtnlnlng manner.
Saturday nlcht the newly elected chiefs of
i.m! 1,1... 1-IKm TI.hu.,.h. ...it, .. . .. .
v,uut,.rw,. ...uc, w. (JVUKUtTII. Will IHJ pUO-
llcly raised up hy members of Tribe No. 218.
(Ireat Sachem S. J. Walker, by special Invi
tation, will nttend and deliver an address.
. Monday evening Netop Tribe, No. 014,
Hinted Its council fire In tho wigwam at 22d
nnd Clenrflld streets, and nfter routine busi
ness held Its semiannual election of officers
This tribe. Is an active one, careful In the se
lection of Its candidates, crowing numerically
nnd gathering In material which places the
personnel of Its membership well abova th
SONS OF AMERICA
New Camps Organized Indicate, Large
Numerical Gains for Current Year
Never In tho history of this patrlotfo
organization has such activity been mani
fested ns Is now being Bhown among; the
subordlnato camps throughout the State.
Tho order In Pennsylvania alono now em-
braces nn nrmy of fraternal workers num
bering 11C.800, nnd notwithstanding this
magnificent numorlcal record tho camps
nra adding to their roster and displaying
a zeal which It Is believed wilt bring tho
membership closo to tho 125,000 mark
beforo the annual session of tho Stato
Camp, to bo hold In this city In August
Dolnwaro County alone, It la stated, will
show a net Increase of moro than 600
members by Juno 1.
An unusual Incident In fraternal operations,
nnd without a precedent In tho history of the
Patriotic Order Sons of America, took placo
Saturday evening last nt Lowlsburg. whon
two new camps wero formally Instituted by
State President C, L.. Nonmnker, One of tha
enmps. with 40 charter members, will meet In
Montandon. Northumberland County; the other,
with 45 charter members, will meet In Ma
znpa. Union County, Both new campa Jour
neyed to Jvvlsburg, where n largo hall waa
secured, and in tho presence of an audience ox
fully ROO members the Joint ceremony of in
stitution was performed and ofllcers for both
camps Inducted into office.
A successor to tho late Btate Secretary
William Weand has not yet been selected. The
State Hxecutlve Committee, composed of the
board of Slate ofllcers. will meet shortly to
nil the vacancy until thn meeting of the State
Camp In August next. Tho office carries with
It n. salary of S22AO a year, and already there
Is a lively acramblo for the berth. Some alx
or more announced candldatea are at work,
urging their acveral claims upon the Btate
Hrother J. W. Yelsley has already organ
lied five camps In tho central portion of the
Stato thts year and Is hard at work upon Ave
other ramps whoso charter lists are rapidly
and flavor, the beverage with the
A good drinking Coffee; the
best that can be bought for the
60c K Tea 45c
M lb. tin 23c -54 lb. tin 12c
Indla-Ceylon Tea of the high
est grade. A great favorite with
people who love a strong, rich
GOLD SEAL lb. 43c
Just the same as it has always
been the purest, sweetest, most
delicious Butter you can buy.
HY-LO BUTTER lb. 38c
As good as most of the high
priced "Best" Butters sold else,
Kensington, West Philadelphia,
Oak Lane. Over brook, Bala, Ksx
le. uverDrooK, Bala, jvisx
E. Laosdqwne, Llanerch,
Throughout: th Cily aad Subur'