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SONS OF AMERICA
BEGIN THEIR PEACEFUL
INVASION OF THE CITY
Hundreds of Delegates Already
Here for Fiftieth Annual Con
vention and Golden Jubilee
MORE THAN 25,000 DOMING
riioiocrnph lllttttrntlnic thin nrttela viHl
be fettnd on the pictorial page of thin I untie.
Hundreds of tho vlsltlns delegates to the
fiftieth annual convention nnd golden jubilee
of the Pennsylvania State Camp, Patriotic
Order Sons of America, began to pour Into
this city early today. They were met at
the various railway terminals and ferries by
reception committees composed of members
,of the local camps. Moro than 26,000 mem
hers nro expected to be prrsent during tho
convention, which ofllclally opens hero at 10
o'clock tomorrow morning In the Academy
In addition to the many camps and com
manderlcs from all sections of the State that
have been coming Into Philadelphia on spe
cial excursion trains, regular delegations
from New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Now
York, Virginia, Connecticut and Ohio havo
arrived on special cars they had chartered.
Bureaus of Information havo been estab
lished In nearly every largo hotel In tho
city for the benefit of the visiting bodies.
Tho official headquarters of tho conven
tion Is located In tho Hotel Walton. A
ladles' committee, of which Mrs. M. Kllza
bcth Strunk Is chairman, has arranged a
program of ontertnlnmont for tho wives and
famines ol mo ueiciucs,
The visiting members will bo welcomed
by Mayor Smith, Judgo John M. Patterson
and Howard B. French, president of tho
Philadelphia Chamber of Commerco, at the
opening session tomorrow morning. Tho
doors of tho Academy of Music will bo
thrown open to tho publlo at this meeting.
President C. I. Is'onomakor, of tho State
Camp, will mako a response In behalf of tho
Tho visiting delegates to tho convention
are displaying keen Interest In prospective
candidates for tho State offices for 1916
and 1917, for which election will be held
tomorrow afternoon following a gcncrnl
business session In tho Academy of Music.
State President C. S. Nonemakor. of Al
toona, who Is a candldato for re-election,
arrived early this morning with a band
of workers. Ho will have In tho field
against him Ernest Edward Clark, of Pitts
burgh, tho present vice president, who Is
the representative of the western contin
ent for tho office. Boosters for Clark
havo established headquarters at tho Hotel
The Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce,
business men's associations and commercial
bodies and Individual business firms In the
city havo expressed their willingness to co
operate with tho committee in chargo of tho
convention. Special decorations havo been
mado by establishments located along tho
Una of the parade which will bo held on
A court of honor has been erected on
Broad street south of Walnut, terminating
at the Academy of Music In a largo obelisk
100 feet high, which Is a replica of tho
"Washington Monument, with bas relief
busts of Georgo Washington on Its four
aides. Ited, whlto and blue electric lights,
bunting and flagB with a. sprinkling of ever
green form tho general scheme of decoration
planned by Charles E. Wclsgerbcr, chair
man of the committee on decorations.
Business sessions will bo held on Tuesday
ifternoon, Wednesday afternoon and Thurs
day morning, Tho evenings will be devoted
to the entertainment of tho visitors. A tour
of the illy, including visits to many histori
cal places and buildings, has nlso been ar
ranged for next Thursday morning.
On Friday the dclcgntes wilt visit tho
camp of the First Regiment of Pennsylva
nia Reserves, P. O. S. of A., at Munyon's
Orove, near Fifty-fourth and Jefferson
streets, where nearly 800 members of the
order are under military discipline through
out the entire week.
WITH PREHISTORIC ELEPHANT
Candidate and His Wife Pose for Pic
ture in Los Angeles, Cnl.
SAN DIEGO. Cal., Aug. 21. Charles E.
Hughes and Mrs. Hughes were photo
graphed yesterday standing behind a pre
hlstorla elephant which Is supposed by
scientists to have been dead thousands of
years. The plcturo was taken In the
Museum of Natural History on the exposi
tion ground at Los Angeles.
Hughes laughingly declared that there
was no significance In his posing with a
One of the first men to greet the Re
publican nominee In Los Angeles was John
Murray Mitchell, a prominent citizen there,
who was a classmate of Hughes at Brown
University, Mr. Mitchell claimed credit for
having directed Hughes Into the law.
"Hughes wrote the prophecy for our
class," said he. "Tho night he finished It
he brought It In to me and wo read it to
gether. I noticed he had not mentioned
himself In it and called his attention to It.
"'I forgot all about myself,' he replied.
What shall I say?'
"You will make a good lawyer," Mr.
Mitchell replied, and for the first time
Hushes turned his thoughts toward the
Bibles Taken From Negro Church
An Investigation to discover who removed
the Bibles, pulpit, furniture and carpets
from the North Penn Negro Baptist Church
Was begun today by tho members of tho
thurch who recently won a fight In court
ousting the Rev. D. D. Gibson from the
pastorate. .A. portion of the congregation
Jbat remained loyal to the pastor Is hold
n services at Twenty-eighth and Dauphin
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A CLEAN MOUTH
U on of the bant forma of
protection agalnat Infectious dl
oaiu, Tou can havo a clean
mouth, white teeth and healthy
(fume by uelnir our Hoiee and
Myrrh Toottt Wuh-a delightful
Preparation lone- ueed by dla
criminating- (oik. SprlnkU-top
Philadelphia Standard Drug Store
1518 Chestnut Street
Open Every Day In the Year,
BERTRAM W. HEY
Killed on Jurio 29 In tho Philip
pi no Islands by a native in an un
successful attempt to rob him of
$2000, which ho was about to dis
tribute among Government em
ployes. Hey was an engineer in tho
Philippines for seven years.
TO BURY MURDERED ENGINEER
Bertram W. Hoy Slain While in U. S.
Government Service in Philip
Bertram W. Hoy, an engineer In the om
ploy of tho United States Government In
tho Philippines, who was murdered by a
?mV. wh" nBlecP will bo burled In tho
Hlllsldo Cemetery hero this afternoon. Hcy's
death occurred on Juno 29. His body was
shipped on Julv IE nnd wnn fYntri in
arrlvo last night at tho homo of his parents,.
ui jju uast l-'ishcr's nvenue, but failed to
reach hero until today.
Tho young engineer had a largo corps
of men In his employ. Ho had received
$2000 from tho Government office to pay
them off. He went to sleep with the money
In a safe near him nnd was found dead the
noxt day. There wns evldenco of nn at
tempt nt robbery, but tho money was In
tact. Tho authorities rrfttilo an unsuccessful
search for tho murderer, who Is believed to
havo been onq of Hcy's subordinates,
Mr. Hey was In tho Government service
for seven years. Ho was In charge of land
Burveys on tho Island of Bataam. Ho Is
survived by his parents, a wife and two
children. His family had been with him
In tho Philippines, but left becauso 6C ,tho
extromely hot weather about a year ago.
Ho had expected to Join them nt tho ex
piration of his terms of service this year.
The Itev. E. C. Randolph, pastor of St.
James's Methodist Church, of Olney, will
offlclato nt tho scricen this afternoon.
SHOT DY WIFE'S VISITOR
Returning Home After Separation, Man
Gets Warm Reception
A husband, returning to his wlfo after
a separation of. several months, was Bhot
by a man whom he found In tho house with
her. Tho victim Is Joseph Montclll, who,
since his domestic difficulties, has been living
near Locust and Pino streets, Camden, a
short distance from his wife'n home,
Montelll was taken to the Cooper Hos
pital, with a gunshot wound In his face,
but ho has virtually recovered. His as
sailant, Tony Valentine, who also lives In
that neighborhood, was committed to tho
Camden County Jail In default of $1000
ball on a chargo of aggravated assault and
Tho husband was hiding behind a door
ami, according to the police. Intended to
attack tho other man. As hl3 head appeared
Valentino fired a single shot. When tho
wife, Marie, appeared In the courtroom today
alio also was arrested.
WASPS GET GIRL BATHER
Secluded Spot to Change Clothes Was
Also Chosen by Victim
Miss Mnrgaret Gllhooly, 18 years old,
1923 Judson street, went with friends for nn
outing In National Park, along tho Dela
ware River, yesterday. Sho Intended to go
Into the river for a swim. She chose a so-
ciuuea spot to change her clothing for a
Tho particulars were not learned by phy
sicians nt the Cooper Hospital. AH they
know Is that In some way she stirred up a
nest of yellow Jackets, a species of wasps,
which are said to be different from wasps
and bees In that they augment their stings
with bites. They attacked Miss Gllhooly In
force. Lotions and bandages aplenty were
needed to allay her pain. She went homo
after she was treated. That she hadn't run
fast enough was the idea physicians had
Skull Fractured; Horse Runs Away
RKADING, Pa.. Aug. 21. Samuel Moyer.
well-known local commission merchant,
suffered a fractured skull and a compound
fracture of tho leg when he and his wife
and child were thrown to the street by his
horse running away here today. The wlfo
and child escaped injury.
rEnSON'AI,I,Y COKDUOTED DAYLfallT TODBB VIA
Reading Lehigh Valley
through 'The Switzerland of America," the moat picturesque
ecenery eaat of the nocktea, and the only double track road
UtlO AA ROUND TRIP
JJJL.iv.lU Good 15 Days
Special trains leaio Reading Terminal 8.30 A. II.
A LI. STEEL coachea. Parlor and dining cara.
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EVENING LTDDGEIt-PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, rATTGTJST 2 1916.
"IN DEATH NOT DIVIDED' AGED
PAIR'S HOPE MAY BE FULFILLED
Mrs. Kugel Sinking Into
Last Sleep as Spouse's
Body Lies in Adjoining
Children Delay Interment
in Order That Devoted
Couple May Be Buried in
Deeper nnd deeper Into the last sleep
Mrs. Christine Kugel Is sinking today, to
Join her husband of more than a half cen
tury. His body Is nwnltlng hers In another
room In their home, 133 West Glrard ave
nue, whtro It has been waiting for four
days, so that they may be burled together.
Her five grown sons and daughtern watch
over the bedside of tho aged woman who,
except for a brief Interval yesterday, has
been unconscious slnco Wednesday, the day
her husband died. They do not expect her
to live until night and then the wish oft
oxpressed by both husband nnd wlfo will be
fulfilled nnd their bodies will be lowered
Into tho gravo together.
Mrs. Kugcl's first awakening and per
haps her last slnco her htisband died, was
tense with anxiety for her children,
"Wo 1st Georgo?" sho Inquired feebly,
noticing that her husband, who had been HI
Rt her side, no longer wnn thorc.
"Ho Is nBleep," the children answered.
"He Is in tho other room, and cannot bo
It was true. Tho white-haired mother
fell asleep again, smiling.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Kugel, both of whom were
born In Wurtemberg, Germany, first met
In this country. Thoy were married In
1860. As tho years of their Joint life wore
MAKING PLANS FOR RETURN
OF PENNSYLVANIA TROOPS
War Department Contemplates Their
Withdrawal From Border by
. Novcmbor 1
Bu a Staff Correspondent
WASHINGTON', Aug. SI. Tentatlvo
plans for tho return of Pennsylvania Na
tional Guard troops to their homes Novem
ber 1 havo been mado by tho War Depart
ment. This was learned on high official
If tho International Commission reaches
a satisfactory settlement of conditions along
tho border nnd In the Interior of Mexico,
the regular army troops now In the south
ern republic will bo withdrawn to tho border
In accordance with Major General Funston's
recommendations and nn soon as that is
done the National Guard troops now on
border duty will be relieved and returned
to their homes.
WILLS ADMITTED TO PROBATE
'Lutheran Charities to Bo Beneficiaries
of Joslin Estate in Event of
Contingent on tho death of beneficiaries,
bequests of JD00 to the Orphans' Home and
Asylum for tho Aged nnd Infirm of tho
Evangelical Lutheran Church nnd $300 to
tho Evangelical Lutheran Church of Chest
nut Hill are contained In the will of John
B. Joslin, 10 Ablngton avenue, Chestnut
Hill, probated today. Tho estate, valued
at $104,700 Is left to the testator's widow
and other relatives.
Other wills probated were those of James
Boyle, Dunglven, Ireland, which, In private
bequests disposes of property valued at
$76,000 ; of August Frltsch, 34G8 Kensing
ton avenue, $20,500 ; of Mary A. Kcnney, of
2346 North Thirteenth street, $0800, and of
Harry S. Suffall, 2335 North College ave
Accused of Attempt to Pick Pocket
Louis Mnrtln, of this city, wns committed
to the Camdon County Jail by Recorder
Stackhouse In default of $1000 ball today,
charged with an attempt to pick the pocket
of another Phlladelphlan. His intended
victim, according to tho police, was John G.
Dungan, 22 years old, of 1304 Wlshart
street. Dungan was on his way to Atlantic
City last night with $48 In his pocket.
DO I Get That Job?
Young man, with wide experi
ence In details of newspaper and
magazine advertising and pub
lishing business. Would be of
great assistance In drawing of
contracts In any line. Can spe
cialize as auditor, bookkeeper,
systematlzer and In general office
management. Would like to get
In communication with firm
where capacity and nblllty are
looked for as essentials to em
ployment. Address B 201, Led
Entire Fixtures of Gents' Fur
nishing Store Shelving, Show
Cases, Hat Cases, Etc.
20 S. 15th St.
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MR. AND MRS. KUGEL
on, tho Idea of separation became a speoter
to both and frequont were tho times when
they mado known their longing for a
double funeral when death came. Their
longing Is nbout to bo fulfilled.
STIELOWS COUNSEL ASKS
REMOVAL OF STATE ATTORNEY
Whitman Told Knickerbocker Is Preju
diced Against Alleged Slayer
ALBION, N. T., Aug. 21. The fight to
save from the electric chair Charles F. Stle
low, convicted of murdering Chnrlcs B.
Phelps and Margaret Wolcott, took a now
turn today when counsel for the condemned
man dispatched to Governor Whitman a
demand that District Attorney Knicker
bocker, of Orleans County, bo barred from
participation In tho special hearing to be
hold nt Rochester.
Tho Governor was requested to appoint
an unprejudiced District Attorney. The
hearing was ordered by Governor Whitman
to have Knickerbocker show causo why
Stlolow should not havo a new trial owing
to newly discovered ovldence. Tho new
evldenco was a confession by Irving King
that cleared Stlelow of the crime, but this
was later repudiated by King.
SISTER SHOT IN ACCIDENT
Surrenders to Police
Bullet Strikes Girl
Dora Ocorlgl, 24 years old, of 534S
Wakellng ntrcet, Is In tho Frankforcl Hos
pital suffering from a bullet wound In the
abdomen, accldentty fired by her brother
Conrad. 20 years old. A cnrtrldgc became
Jammed In tho barrel and while the two
were trying to extricate it tho gun went off.
The brother gave himself up to tho police
nfter helping neighbors take his sister to
tho hospital. Physicians say the girl's
condition is slightly Improved.
Tho brother wept bitterly when he was
arraigned before Magistrate Beaton at the
Central Station today. Dctccthe Tyton, of
the Frankford District, said tho shooting
was accidental. Tho brother was allowed
to sign his own bond to appear when
Woman Ate Too Many Crabs
Stricken with severe pain while on her
way home. Bertha Williams, 30 years old,
of 128 Walnut street, Camden, wns hurried
to the Cooper Hospital, whore physicians
said that tho woman had been poisoned by
eating too heartily of crabs. For a time
she was In a serious condition.
To Those About
To Enter Busi
ness Who Think
ence Is The Best
The only experience that will
ever enable you to win worth
while success in today's busi
ness world is experience in
which you are allowed to
shoulder real responsibility.
And thorough preliminary training must be the qualification of the
young man or woman who would gain the sort of experience which
quickly leads up the ladder of success.
That's why the sons and daughters of business men attend Peirce
School to learn how to do the little things quickly and the big things
The PEIRCE SCHOOL graduate, because of the thorough training
given in the exact science of business procedure, is able from the very
beginning to do worth-while work, and assume real responsibility and
command a better-than-average position.
And a higher salary to start with sure, steady advancement
proves the value of the PEIRCE SCHOOL method.
For SSd Year Book, address The Director
HEAT WAVE CAUSES
Temperatures Rising as Warm
Current of Air Flows From
Rise in the Temperature
During Last 24 Hours
8n.ni,,, ir, 74
0n.m 78 70
10 a. m ....82 78
11 n. m 8G 80
Noon 80 82
1 p. m 01 84
2 p. m. 02 8G
Humidity today, 63; yesterday, 76
There Is a wave of heat, a warm current
of air. flowing from tho southeast td tho
northwest through the middle States nnd
tho lake region, the edge of which brought
suffering to Philadelphia today. Two persona
succumbed to tho warm wind nnd tho hot
sun In tho downtown district nbout noon
nnd wcro taken to tho Jefferson Hospital,
Miss Tlllle Wcaner, 25 years old, 778
South Fifth street, was overcome at Tenth
nnd Market streets. Passers-by called the
crossing policeman nnd tho Jcfforson Hos
pltal ambulance wns called.
In the Inasmuch mission, Tenth and
Locust streets, John Hazly, 55 years old,
wns prostrated. He was also taken to tho
The temperature reached 80 nt noon,
having climbed steadily nil morning, At
8 o'clock It wns 75. Tho hourly rises were
from two to six degrees above those of the
corresponding hours yesterday.
The humidity today, howocr, was less,
being 63 per cent In comparison with "C
per cent yesterday.
"Indications nro," nald Forecaster Georgo
RIlss, "that tho heat will not becomo In
tenso nor continue long. It will be
moderately warm for nwhllo, howocr."
Michigan, Ohio, Illinois nnd tho western
part of Pennsylvania nro In tho lino of tho
southerly winds. At S o'clock this morning
there wero temperatures aboo 80 In most
of the cities In thnt part of tho countrv. In
Toledo tho thermometer registered 86 de
grees. Chicago yesterday line! n. ifmium.
turo of 92 degrees nnd the minimum there'
insi nigni wos .'. At Detroit anil at F.rle,
Pa., tho temperaturo wns 82 degrees at 8
o'clock this morning.
Piano Sale is Now On
III It surpasses former events
l in the Piano World
C. J. HEPPE & SON
1117-19 Chestnut St.
6th & Thompson Sts.
fe JKBSnU w$BmW
CAR KILLS CYCLIST
Trolley Strikes Men Who Stop
on Track One Goes to
One man wns killed and nnother seriously
Injured early today when they stopped to
repair their motorcycle on a trolley track
on Hlllcrcst avenue near Stenton avenue.
A fast-going Chestnut Hill trolley car,
rounding n turn, struck the men and their
Tho dend man was Samuel Mlntzer. of
Darlen street near Wood. His skull was
fractured. His companion, Harry Bulcker,
of 330 North Eighth street, was knocked
unconscious and his back was severely
The 'men were picked up unconscious by
Policeman Perslg, of tho Germantown sta
tion, nnd taken to the Chestnut Hill Hos
pital, whero Mlntzer died shortly after
ward. Bulcker's mind was confused by the con
cussion, but the police gathered that he nnd
Mlntzer dismounted to repair the machine,
unaware that It was standing between the
rails of the trolley trnck at a cur.ve that
Is known In that section ns a dangerous
The motorman said the motorcycle dli
plnyod no lights.
NOW l'LAYINO AT
The Garden on the Roof
300 feat above tho ntrcet
Cojy Comfortable Convenient
Open from .Voot (fit 1 A. It,
It will be
to sell Suits
of similar values
next year at
?25, $22.50 and $20
and yet today
we are handing
them to you
At the One
Cf Based on the quality
of the goods that you
can get in this sale to
day, you are making a
direct saving of more
than their present re
f For, you will pay at
least $5 more next year
than the regular prices
that we're now cutting
to $15! There's no
manner of doubt that
similar $20 Suits will be
$25 in 1917; similar $25
Suits, $30 in 1917.
Similar, but not as
sound, by a long shot!
It will be a full year
after the close of the
war before fabrics as
good as these or dyes
as dependable can be
put on sale at any
So, get busy today!
Alterations at coat.
IfOur $7.50 Palm Beach
Suits are the best value in
town at the price! We've
sold thousands of them, and
have been kept busy filling
in the sizes! The right
place to buy yours, is th
Palm Beach Suite. ,$7,50
Breezweve Suits . , . ,$Q
Mohair Suits ...... .$12
Silk Suits $15
White Flannel Suits. .$20
Pine St., West of Broad
Outing Trousers .... $
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