Evening public ledger. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1914-1942, September 19, 1916, Night Extra, Page 2, Image 2

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CJna "Killing," but Reaped
Dtatter, gays Government
Frwecutor En joyed Lux
ury Nevertheless
,. THftUHhda of dollars mulcted from
wmhhy dupes by the 11,000,000 Interna
tional blackmailing syndicate wm played
tha ponies' at Havana, Cuba, and lost,
sreeeretlng to Assistant District Attorney
James C. Knox, of New York, dcputlted
M Assistant Vnlted Htutfcs Attorney (ln
eal for tha Investigation of the swindle
Half of tha profit of the blackmail sys-
tn, or $500,000, t was learned tbday, wo
taken to tha Havana races by the member
W the gang:. They apparently had planned
" to make a "killing," but dliaater overtook;
ft them.
yora irom inicago toaay revcaien wun
what, luxury the membera of the Rang sur
rounded themselves. In one room eighty
four palra of shoes wera fnunJ, all ot ex
pensive manufacture. In tha room of one
of the feminine membera of Itio Banc were
found set enty-one 'fashionable paranoia and
many gowna ot good quality.
Love lettera written by nil eastern col
lege professor, whose activities are being
Investigated, wera used effectively In the
operations of the blackmail syndicate, It
was said today. .
The professor, whose Identity was with
held, waa declared to have been on the pay
roll of the gang, receiving bonuses In addi
tion. Ills letters wero sad to have been
copied and mailed to victims by tha women
employed by tha blackmailers to ensnare
men of wealth.
William Buler. alleged "genius" of tha
gang, waa arraigned before United States
Commissioner Long In the Federal Build
Ine today. A tall florid man In tho
thlrtleB, he wore a dark green suit and
green Fedora hat, and appeared Quite
Before being arraigned, Butler, who Uvea
at COS North Thirteenth street, maintained
his calmlike attitude concerning his al
leged attempt to extort J8000 from Mrs.
Susan Q. Wlnpenny, of 1432 North Broad
butm;r denies guilt
When asked by a reporter If he had
sharod In the $1,000,000 "graft" ot the gang,
Butler held up his ten fingers. ,
"Look at them," he said. "Do th.cy look
like I got a allcoT No diamonds, no Jewelry,
'except a watch, which I bought with money
honestly earned. My brother and I ore In
nocent." Ills brother, Qeorgo Butler, also Is under
arrest here.
While he was waiting In the United
States Marshal's office. Butler was Visited
by a pretty young woman, fashionably
dressed and wearing jewelry, who talked
with him for trams time. She waa raid to
be his wlfo, Grace Butler alias Grace Is
rael, whose arrest here j as erroneously
reported In a dispatch froW Chicago today.
Tho arrest of another man was said to
be Imminent, following new evidence and
the discovery of additional Philadelphia vic
tims of tha blackmailers. Tha names of
all the dupeit Were guarded by tho Fed
eral authorities.
Assistant United (states District Attorney
V Knox and Captain William Oflley, chief of
the investigating bureau of tho eastern
division of thd Department of Justice, came
over from New York this mornlnc to confer
with United States District Attorney Fran
cis Fisher Kane and Frank Garbarlno, spe
cial agent ot the Department of Justice In
this city.
"Fake" stationery of the "Department of
Inspection," coupled with tho Wlnpenny
case, was primarily responsible for the ar
rest of the gang, made In a fashionable
South Side apartment In Chicago on Satur
day night. This, atarted the officials on the
right track, they being further aided by
Butler's mention of Mrs. Beglna A. Klip
per, a wealthy divorcee of thla city, who
may provo to be one of the Government's
star witnesses In Its case against the gang.
In the custody pf Operative Daniel, of the
Philadelphia ofnjce. and an operative from
Now York, Mrs. Kllpper left yesterday aft.
crnoon for Chicago. There she Is expected
to Identify the persons arrested In that city.
Continued from Pais One
Baxter, ono pf the rebel leaders, was
quashed by the Itev. Mr, Stone.
The Stonemen will meet In St. James's
Episcopal Church, Twenty-second and Wal
nut streets,
Varying claims as to strength were mado
by the two organizations today, with tho
meetings only a matter of hours distant.
Claiming a total membership of 110,000
members, the-Stoneinen asserted that only
(00 men have withdrawn from the order.
Cn the other hand, the United Protestant
Fellowship claimed moro than half of the
fellowship membership, which, It la declared,
was not more than 60,000,
Inquiry among membera ot the Stone
men's Fellowship today brought the Informa
tion that many members would resign from
tha order and also keep their skirts clear of
the new organization.
''We're disgusted' with the continual
. squabbling," said one meifiber.
The Itev, Mr, Stone and other chiefs of
i.ftf tfc order continued their policy of silence
ia Ike face of the attacks by the rebels,
wfclch Include charges of misappropriation
"e-J funds political campaigning, The
founder of the order will make a formal
statement Thursday, It was said. He Is now
biding his time, on the advice of his asso
ciates, pending the meeting of the rebels
and whatever action they take. A confer
ence ot leading Htonemen la scheduled for
tomorrow, when tho-lit v. Mr Stone and his
friends will shape he statement to be
Issued. ,
Tfr proposed constitution of the Stone-
, Brawn uu wiser prenaure or members
to ins -one-man rule" or the
fa Fellowship, was tha nrlmarv
ot the split In the order, according
C, TrouUnan, former member of the
i's emnltteo on constitution and
aM ad stew recording secretary ot
new feUewtbt?,
City News in Brief
AwiraHs to Sd Star Mermaids
SAX FRANCISCO, Sept. !, Arrange-
& spfsssie jivyv fvwfwr nriv tur tour
MUu Unlta4.8ta.tM, by Fanny Purack and
, Mteam Wylle, of Australia, holders of
--avaxHd' awlwmlag records for women, )
u annouiukM.itjr ww ufwiacK, a oirsc
tor of tk AMnrioan Atfehttw Union. Tfce
AuMraltau swtanaseni peas, to leave Au.
a January it, xneir r aptsearawa
m In fW attf Jenary tt, when they
oobimm tor toe woiwwis izw-yaru
Mills fcrif Club Got Charter
KOHHlHTVVfN, Fa.. Sept. ItThe
rt iay grants a crttr 10 im ifuw
uoii t i, . jwi nwainve uc iv wf-
00 la to be SBSvnaga- W a board of
ntuBjfoew join lunpwa
aOW.HH nKOKIVKI) wlille werklng In a
trench be was digging on Kensington ave
nue near Iehlgh avenue caused the death
of David 1 Dolberry, 3S years, colored,
1727 Woodstock street, this morning. DoW
berry waa working near ft steam pumping
engine several feel In the earth, when si
feed pipe attached to the pump burst.
T1IK WI1.I. ef John W. flrahsm, who
died Heptember at 6J78 Overbrook avenue,
was admitted to probate today and letters
testlmentary on the estate, which Is valued
at 43.5B0, were granted to Waller V. Gra
ham and William Itltchle. The will devises
the property to the widow, i:ila M. Graham,
and ft brother and slater of the decedent.
The personalty of the estate of Susan D.
Wise has been appraised at M6J7.8B.
T1IK ItliSKINATION of t. Conrad OH,
a prominent attorney, ns president of the
Andrew llurnca class of the Linden Baptist
School was made last evening nt the regu
lar meeting of tho organisation. The an
nouncement eame as a surprise, ns Mr Ott
Is the organiser and founder utid has been
the offlclal head of the class since It began
years ago
CAPTAIN Wll.l.llM T. IIUI.1., eenty
years old. 613 Clinton street, who for
twenly-r.ve years ban been captain of tho
tugboat C'i,rles Toy, 'and for forty year
has been 11 rltcr mariner, died this morn
ing at his home.
CI.AKK.NCK SCIIt'lJUSY, four yesr old,
Klcxentlt and Mcchanlo streets, died today
In Cooper llopttal from Injuries suffered
a week ago, when he waa Blruck by an au
tomobile truck.
r,MHi:ZZMNl was the rlmrxe "lnt
William It. L'dtfards. twenty-two years old,
Ninth and Liberty Btreets, on which lie was
held In J300 bonds for court by Recorder
Stackhouse.' Jesslo Seybold, 027 South
Fifth street, accused Hdwards ot ubscondlng
with 120 which ho had collected.
A MNKTV-FOOT KAI.t. from tli top
of a scaffold on a crano at Cramps' shipyard
this morning caused the death of John Mur
phy, twenty-one years, 370 Hast Livingston
street. Murphy, who was employed In the
riveting gang on tho top deck of a steam
ship, Intended to reach the top of the scat
fold by catching an ascending hook attached
to the crane, when ho reachod the height
of ninety feot his foot slipped.
IlinKCTOn IIATKHMAN, of the Depart
ment of 1'ubllc Works, today awarded to
Ilyan & llellly a contract for the construc
tion of n grit chamber to be used In con
nection with the pewage disposal plant to
bo located at Brldesuurg. Tlie worK win
cost tho city 370,000. A contract for J6B,
000 was nlso awarded by tho Director to
tho Lock Joint Pipe Company, of Am
pere, N. Y.. for furnishing reinforced con
crete pipe for tho Bowago disposal plant.
1IKAKT FAILUIIH sud the death of
Mrs. Alice McGlnty, of 1019 Mount Vernon
street, early today while she was visiting
the homo of a friend, Mrs. Kathcrlno llolin,
of 610 North Tenth street. Mrs. McGlnty
visited tho Itohn residence last evening and
complained of 11 slight Illness. This morn
ing Mrs. Itohn entered her dining room and
found her friend lying apparently uncon
scious on a couch. The woman was re
mocil to tho Hahnemann Hospital, where
the physicians pronounced her dead.
son Daland, professor of clinical medicine
at the Medlco-Chlrurglcal College, and who
resides nt 317 South Ulghtcenlh Btreet, are
rojolclng nt Ills remarkable escape from u
burning gasoline launch at Lock Port Bar
row, Alaska, on August 28. Ono of the
boathanda lighted a match and nn explo
sion followed. Doctor Daland Jumped over
board and aided the others ip gaining
safety. The steering gear ecnt the boat
shoreward and Doctor Daland beat out the
flames with his coat. The boat was repaired
and the party continued on their Journey.
ACCOItnlNfJ TO AN announcement In
New York by George Wattley, treasurer of
tho company, employes of tho United Cigar
Stoics Company are now eligible to pur
chase common stock ot the company under
a profit-sharing plan. All employes receiv
ing less than 35000 a year aro to be allowed
to subscribe to an amount not lent than
twanty-flva per cent or more than fifty per
cent of their annual salaries. Each sub
scriber la to pay 31a month for each share.
At the end of each, j ear tho company will
add a credit of 32 a share toward payment
and also credit the employo with the usual
rOLICK of the Thirty-ninth and Lan
caster avenue station are Investigating to
And out whether Warren Richards, eight
years old, ot 2026 Falrmount avenue, was
struck by an automobile and left In the
gutter nt Fortieth street nnd Falrmount
avenue. The boy Is In tho Presbyterian
Hospital, Buffering from a fractured skull
and severe cuts and bruises. Two young
men took the unconscious boy to the hos
pital, but left before tho physicians learned
their names.
WILLIAM V. HIIvdKKT, the newly ap
pointed Recorder of Deeds solicitor, will de
liver an address at the first fall meeting
of the Philadelphia Real Estate Board, to
be held at 1120 Walnut street on Thurs
day, September 21. The board's commit
tee on Speakers has obtained the consent
of well-known men to address tho mem
bers at the monthly meetings and weekly
luncheons during the fall and winter.
been received by the cltlxtns' soldiers' aid
fund In answer to an appeal Issued by
Mayor Smith on Saturday urging the citi
zens of Philadelphia to come to the as
sistance of the families of tho men who are
serving on tho border. Tha total contribu
tions to date are 333,877.12, and the ex
penditures $20,639.43, leavlng a balance of
only 312,237.69, from which weekly checks
are being sent out. Without generous con
tributions the work cannot continue many
erlck M. Shepard, president of tho Jovian
Electrical League, of this city, that the
weekly luncheons of the organization will
be resumed on Thursday pf this week at
the Hotel Adelplila. The league comprises
300 members, and It Is expected that n. ma
jority of the membership will attend the
first of the fall luncheons.
A fOM'ItlllUTION of (1000 hits been
received by the Emergency Aid for the fund
being raised by that organization for tlm
care of children who are convalescing from
Infantile paralysis at the country branch of
the Children's Hospital at Wynnefleld. The
check was the gift of Mrs. F. Eugene Dixon
MOTOK TlIUiVKA made their blggett
hauls of the year, according to police re
ports yesterday, In their forays on Satur
day and Sunday. Eight cars of a" total value
of (1835 were taktm
flUK OF L'NUSOWX QlUaiN In the
basement of 3200 Arizona street early to
day caused a damage of JC0 The fire was
extinguished before the engines arrived..
HTHIKKKH of tha New York Hhlpbnlldlnr
Company - Rudolph Hurst, Seventh and
Fiorenca streets, ami Jphn Jackson, 712 Syl
vian street today were prralgned before
Recorder Stackhouse on a charge of afcVault
and battery made against them by Tony
Kriy, W Ferry uvenuo. They were held
for court In 3800 bonds each.
A l'l.SK OF ISO wa Jailed ln.t laasn
aruer, 1140 Career street, by Recorder
fstackhaus today for 'building bonfires on
tVf pavement In rVpntof Gardner's place,
FAKJUTTs OF H-rWrt Vumtitt. e4tti
MMM safll JswiaoA atfiajrt, HY atti ttw
IS sj3 Mm. '
Mnkes "Gingery" Criticisms of
Wilson Administration to
G, 0. P. of Illinois in
PEORIA, 111., Sept. 19. Charles B.
Hughes ehov Peoria as the city In which
he should make todsy the first speech
of his second presidential campaign tour.
He spoko In the hall In which Ihe State
Republican cpnforenue was meeting and In
an hour's talk on the nation's needs nnd
future enunciated his doctrines of Amer
icanism, a protective tariff, adequate laws
covering labor nnd fair treatment to legit
imate business.
Tho G. O. P. candidate was plainly
pleased to get back to campaigning again.
Ho stalled with smile nt the crowd which
greeted him at the station, waved his hat In
almost Rooseveltian glee at thnsn who ap
plauded hlni on the street and In voire and
geilufe at,' the CoUssiim. .ejthlWtiK a. full
measure of "pep."
There was very'Mtle "'f raxzlk" -Irr his
olce mill plenty of ginger In his upper
cuts nt the air an he criticized tho Demo
cratlo Administration
It developed today that Hughes didn't
get tho full four days' rest at Brldgehamp.
ton he had planned, Saturday he gave
over to reading the data collated and ar
ranged for him b his secretary, Laurence
If. Green.
On his mid-western "Invasion" the Re
publican nominee Intends to make as one
of his prlncopal differences of Issue against
President Wilson the Adamson eight-hour
law passed at the executive's behest In order
to avert a railroad strike. He has had
time to collect pome additional data on
this measure nnd the contingency It was
designed to meet, nnd thin has served to
confirm his belief that the measure vian
Ill-advised and dangerous In principle n,s
well as effect. He has had some now ma
terial anent Mexico and hanhsd additional
time In which to scan Democratic legisla
tion' to which that party Irf "pointing with
pride" In tha campaign now on.
Mr. Hughes left Peoria at noon, 1b sched
uled to arrive In Sprlngfleld and motor out
to Lincoln's tomb In the afternoon. Later
ho was to address n meeting at the State
fair grounds, under the auspices of the
Republican State committee and the State
Board of Agriculture.
Tonight his program calls for a public
reception and un address before a masv
meeting. Immediately after this, the can
didate was due to leave for Wisconsin.
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1 News at a Glancej
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Leonard ntrottner, seventy-six years old,
n bruihmaker, of 707 North Second street,
Philadelphia, and Mrs. Matilda WeldmaU
seventy-two years old a widow, formerly of
Morrtstown, Pa., were married thlB morning
by Recorder Qlen O. Stackhouse In Camden.
It wsb the end of a month's courtship.
A month ago Mrs. Weldman, selling shoe
strings to the retail trade, was passing
Strottner's home. Strottner was standing
out In front HUrveylng his home when ho
caught the little woman's eye.
"I know a good woman when I see one,"
Strottner said today. "I saw she was the
woman I wanted. I said to her: 'Como In
nnd look my piece over. If you like It, we
will get married and you can stay.' She
camo In and looked all around and liked
tho place. She liked me, too. So we de
cided we would get married.
"We didn't believe In long engagements.
Besides we are getting too old to waste
any time courting. You know, 1 like good,
hot grub. I like my washing clean and 1
llko a woman's companionship."
When Recorder Stackhouse reached the
"love, honor and obey" pronouncement of
the ceremony, Strottnor Interrupted.
"Obey?" he questioned.
"Yes, obey," repeated the recorder.
"Oh, yes, yes, yes," said Mrs. Weldman,
"I obey."
Strottner had no wedding ring. "Only
young people need wedding rings," he ex
plained. When the bond had been healed, the
man and his little blue-eyed bride, both
their faces beaming happiness, went back
to live In the brushmaker's house. Their
honeymoon trip wan u rldo on the ferry to
Philadelphia; significantly, the Journey was
toward the West. i
Medical Inspector Finds Plan
Impracticable and Says Prom
ised Results Would Be
Thyslcal examination of school children
before the opening of school will be Im
possible In Philadelphia. Tho examina
tions would take so long that the term
would have to be delayed more than a
month and the examinations would cost the
city more than they would bo worth.
These aro the opinions of Dr. Walter S.
Cornell, chief medical Inspector of the pub
lic schools, on tho suggestion of Dr. Samuel
a, Dixon, State Health Commissioner, that
tho school children be examined for symp
toms of Infantile paralysis before they are
"Plans to examine tho children." said
Doctor Cornell, "cannot be crltlclzod ex
cept on tho ground of the time required
for the examinations compared with the
results possible It would take a month
and would cost 33000.
There are 160,000 children In the ele
mentary schools. Sixty physicians, exam
ining 3B00 children and spending thirty
seconds In examining each one, would re
quire a month to finish the work.
"Speaking ot contagious diseases gen
erally, without reference to Infantile pa
ralysis, we tried this plan In the public
schools In tbe fall of 1012 and abandoned
It because more than a month was con
sumed In .miscellaneous activities which
yielded little or nothing. Under our pres
ent system, which Includes the exclusion
from the schools of children with sore
throat, we have materially cut down tha
prevalence of contagious diseases.
"Our methods, combined with those of
Doctor Cairns, have reduced the prevalence
ot disease In Philadelphia so that the city
has1 the lowest percentage or scarlet rever
of the ten largest cities of the country. We
nre next to lowest In prevalence of diph
theria. Before 1913 there were 3600 cases
of diphtheria every year. We have reduced
the number to an average of !000 cases,
while the'populatlon probably has Increased
a third. In 191B there were 1073 cases of
scarlet fever and twcnty-clght deaths.
"In 1916 we developed and examined
27,083 cultures taken from the throat nt
public school children suspected of having
disease and 1235 cultures from pupils In
tho parochial schools. That Is the work
we do under our present system."
Dr. A, A, Cairns, chief medical Inspector
of the health department, said that he has
been making examinations oi parocmai
school children for the last four years.
Doctor Cairns Is In charge of ninety paro
chial schools and six private schools, with a
total enrollment of 69,000 children.
An appeal for 33000 to care for the vic
tims ot Infantile paralysis was issued thla
morptng from the emergency aid com
mittee, 1438 Walnut street. The commit
tee reported that 314,137.98 has been re
ceived and that, with the 33000, enough
money will be In Its hands to caro for the
victims three months. The committee re
reived 315212 In the mall today. Mrs.
Sophie Jackson, of the committee, lias
charge of the fund,
Two more deaths from the disease were
reported to the Board ot Health this morn
ing. They aret
QOiIKH CAItTEJl, 6 years. -4501 North Seven-
teanth street.
ILUtHV KArY. 3 yesrs, 3713 North drats
VtMreport had been received that the Fafy
baby was suffering from the disease. With
the report of Its death, there were three
new cases of the malady. The other two
KVEI.TYN KURK. 11 months, 2527 Dskots
CATiSbJUNH IlRBjWaTlCK, 3 yeen, 11M North
Fourth street. ,. . ,
Anna Kurr, 3-year-old sister of tha baby.
Evelyn, died from the dlifase yesterday
after an Illness of one day.
The total number of deaths now Is 127,
and the total number of cases 7(4 since the
epldeinlo began In Philadelphia and vicinity.
Joy Wder Sent to Jail
JlARlUSBURa, Sept, 19, Clarence T-e-roy
Jlats of Lebanon, whp ook hla em.
plover's automobile for a Joy rids aVptera
ber 7 and killed Oeorge. Donaku mar
HummelMown, Dauphin County, has
wtwl t 111 here lor one year
ckar t IftveltVrtAry wiaaelaugeiter. lbs
umrmm waw mtur m
Rev. R. C. Zartman's Charge
Against Rev. T. Gray Bolton
Rouses Protests
The congregation of tho Hope Piesby
tcrlan Church, Thirty-third nnd Wharton
streets. Is up In arms today over the charges
made by the Rev. Rufus C. Kartman, of
the Heidelberg Reformed Church, who yes
terday termed their pastor, J. (Iray Uolton,
a politician and a corrupt gangster. They
ar busy making 'sweeping denials In be
half of Doctor DrUton, who ot tho present
time Is taking a vacation at tljs Crawford
House, While Mountains, New ltampshlre
John Raster, an attorney with offices nt
Fourth and Pine streets, who Is the super
intendent of the Hope Presbyteilan Church,
was one of tho chief defenders. Mr. Daxter
"Dr. Uolton, Is a conscientious nnd un
right man, and I know that he did not do
tho things that Dr. Zartman ullogcs. He
may have expressed his personul political
opinion at Borne time or other and 1 know
that he Is a close personal friend of Sena
tor Penrose. Jealously Is the cause of 1Mb
attack. Doctor Uolton. ou know, holds
some Important positions In the church."
Mrs. Richard Firth, for many years n
Sunday school teacher, and soveral other
members of the church were strong In
their denunciations of Doctor Zartman and
In support of Doctor Bolton.
The trouble arose yesterday at the regu
lar weekly meeting of the Ministerial As
Boclation of tho Reformed Church, when
It was announced that Doctor Uolton would
address the members of tho association
next week. Doctor Zartman, who was
presiding, made a strenuous objection to
the Presbyterian clergyman, asserting that
he was a politician as' well as a minister
nnd a corrupt gangster. He offered to
prove hla assertions by producing several
letters written by Doctor Uolton. Ho
closed his remarks with the statement that
he would leave tho meeting If Doctor
Uolton was to speak.
Continued from Pore One
tributary to the lines of the Reading Rail
way Company,
As a further argument tho Government
takes the position that the Reading Com.
pany while In rontrol of the Reading Rail,
vay Company and the Reading Coal Com
pany acquired control ot the Central nall
road Company, a competing carrier, and of
the Wllkes-Iiarre Coal Company, a com
peting producer, further extending ltt
monopolistic control over tho production,
transportation and sale of coal. rrh rv...
tral Railroad Company and Its subsidiary,
tho Wilkes-lJarre Coal Company, and the
Navigation Company through four agree
ments made In 1871, 1883, 1887 nnd 1892,
respectively, the brief adds, are effectively
united In a combination In restraint qt
trade and that the transportation by the
Reading Railroad Company and the Cen
tral Railroad Company of anthracite coal
mined or purchased, and at the time of
transportation owned respectively by the
Reading Coal Company and the Wilkes
Barre Coal Company Is a vlolatlpn of the
commodity clause of the Interstate com
merce act "
Kensington G. O, P. Leader May Have
to Undergo Operation
Magistrate John Mecleary, a member of
tho minor judiciary In this city, is suffer
ing from an acute attack of blood poison
Ins at his hotel In Atlantic Cty and may
have to undergo an operation for the am
putation of his right leg, according to a
report which reached here today.
Magistrate Mecleary left thla olty on
Friday with the Shrlners to attend the an
nuat festivities of the .order. He was suf
fering from an lnfsetod foot at that time,
as the result ot a severe bruise be devel
oped while marching In the parade Incident
to tha corner-stone laying ceremonies of
the "Kensington High School for Olrls,
curlier In the week. Ha has been stopping
at the Devonshire Hotel, k(. Jamuj place
and the beach.
He will be brought to this city some time
today and probably will be taken to a hos
pital for the operation, ,
Magistrate Mn-Wary Uvea at 2318 Amber
street. He') prominent In Kpuljlcn olr
to. kylatr been l4r of tac Tbliiy-Bret
Wart fmr muaf yaw. l-at.y- eat
HfSj y ??? .m-
Old Fight Renewed in Powder
Town by Hotel and Whole
sale Permit Petitions.
Hearings Next Week
PKNNSCinoVn. N. J.. Sept. ID. The
bponlng gun of another lively bottle to be
waged by wet nnd dry forces to decide
whether thli powder town nhall or shall
not (restore the licensed liquor traffic, dis
continued several months ago when the
court closed tho only licensed bar at the
old French Hotel, was fired today at the
opening of tho September term of the Salem
County Court, at Salem.
An application for an Inn and tavern
license and two applications for wholesale
licenses here were filed.
Harry II. Oreen, , proprietor of a new
$30,000 brick hotel, called the Colonial, ap
piled for an Inn and tavern license. He
Is said to be backed by the Bavarian Brew
ing Company, of Wilmington, Del.
The applicants for wholesale licenses are
Alphlne I.ucan and Joseph Jordan. Drya
have found an .ally (n the -Union Brewery
vvorks, of Wilmington, now on strike, who
liavo declared their Intention of doing
eveiythlng in their power to prevent Oreen
from getting his license, because of his re--ported
backing by the Bavarian Browing
Company, with which the Union men aro at
Judge E. C. Waddlngton set Friday as
tho date for tho filing of jemonstrances
pgalnst the license applicants. The hear
ing on the applications and remonstrances
will probably come up a week later.
Attorneys J. Forman Slnnlckaon, former
prosecutor of tho county, and S. Russn
Lcnp, former borough solicitor nt Penm
grove, wilt represent tho drys.
The big power looming up behind the
antl-llccnse forces Is tho du Pont Powder
Company, whose officials are actively In
terested In keeping booze out of Penns
grove. j
im local ministerial association, to
gether with businessmen and cltUens,
expect to marshal a big delegation to swoop
down upon the courthouse at Salem and
empnaticauy back up the remonstrance
against the granting of any licenses hem.
As a trump card, the drys will play strong
on the Issue that the permanent camp-meet-Ing
established here sovoral months ago
by tho Ministerial Association Is a legal
barrier to the granting of liquor license,
the New Jersoy Htate law providing that no
new licenses shall be granted for places
within a n-dius ot one mile of a camp-meeting
Several have tried recently to get the
much-prized licenses, because of their prom
ise of big revenue to such lucky holder.
Bqulre J, IC. Duffy camo the nekrest of
any to landing a.wholevule license, and li
fact he had ulready succeeded In having
the court grant him tho privilege when the
drys discovered that a Justice pf the peace
could not legally hold a Ihilior license.
Chicago Woman Declares Intention to
Kill Herself
CHICAGO, Sept, 16 "l shall work until
every dollar is paid, and then I, too, shall
That was what Mr, Joseph Tuma said
today after she had recovered from ti.
shock of hearing that her husband had
committed suicide wtien a run on his private
bank here brought him near ftnanclel ruin,
Tuma had a loan of 330,000 out and fail
ure to collect It made It impossible for him
to pay his depositors, who had become
alarmed by he failure of several private
banks. He made vain attempts to borrow
$13,000 to tlda over the omergenoy,
"For year Joseph had worked as a clrk
In a bank, and then tivelye years ago wp
started one of our own," sufd his widow,
"Year In and ysar out we worked hard
ami pow It Is for nothing The' people shall
be paid. And then I shall Join him."
Tuma's bank had, $p00,000 on deposit,
Kimorse Qvr Sin Caima Suicide
IUKKI8BIIRO, KX. .1. (PnvlHd by
an Itinerant evangelist that lis lt4 sinned,
UraBr4 I.lttlww4. of Winnipeg. CBda,
waatoyttf by tha etMkiii ttUel Ceaspajiy,
M He (ft a MlTMwElalM. J
vfit- vrtRK Reot. lv lIosewlTs from
asked to meet In New York next Mmdy
at the session of ihe national brtaclcom
mltteo of the National Housew ves Ie ague.
In an effort to determine what . steps i shall
be taken to meet the Increased cost bf bread.
TR.Unv a.ni. 10. Acting Ooterner
chair while Governor and Mrs. Fielder are
spending a week's vacatlott In the White
Mountains, today Issued a P""! .?-"
Ing Monday, October 9, as "Fire Prevention
Tiil'V'TnV Sent. 10. Plans are being
peSToord'grlcultural Week" her.
neat January during the annual meeting of
?he State Board of Agriculture This i an
nouncement was made today by Director
Alva Agree, of the Htatc Department of
Agriculture.' The various agricultural or
ganltatlons are to be Invited to n rep
resentatives. The State board will meet
the third week In January or from January
34 to 38.
LONDON, 8ept. 19. Many tlTe. bare
been lost and enormous damage has been
caused near Qabloni. Bohemia, by the
bursting of a dam In the valley at We sj'n.
desse. The villages of Desrenderf, Tlefen
bach, Tannwald, Behumburg. Schwaiow
Orooshanrner and HaraU are Inundated.
t'linlATIANIA, hPt. . Ministers rep
resenting Norway and Sweden met here to
day for the first time since 100S to discuss
problems that have arisen from the war.
LONDON, Hepl. 10, Formal Inquiry Into
charges growing out of the Dardanelles
campaign was begun today. The first ses
slon of the Jnvestlgators was held In private.
DUI.UTH, Sept. IS. Carlo Tresco, of
New York; Sam Scarlett and Joe Schmidt,
I. W. W. organizers, must go to trial tomor
row for the alleged killing of James C. My
ron during the Minnesota Iron ore strike.
Myron was a deputy sheriff. Attempts to
have the Indictments against the defendants
quashed failed, and each has entered a for
mal plea of not guilty before Judge Bert
lir.lt I. IN, Sept. IP. The former Herman
Minister to Rumania has arrived In Sweden
on his way home. He was delayed a week
on his Journey through Russia at Uleaborg,
LONDON, Hepl. 10. The rommlss'nn fur
retlef In Belgium announces the completion
of arrangements to Increase In the coming
year tho relief measures for the population
of the occupied districts ot northern France,
Negotiations for similar measures, with re
gard to Belgium are under way.
OTTAWA, Sept. 19, Sir Thomas Tall,
formerly head of the recruiting organisa
tion of the Province of Quebec, has been
appointed director general of national serv
ice, his duty being to report on the number
of men In Canada available for foreign mil
itary Bervlce and the number needed nt
home for agricultural and Industrial work,
Including munition making.
IIUIILIN, Kept. It. Lieutenant Tlinmas
Michael Kettle, professor of economics In
the National University, has been killed In
action at Glnchy. He was a brother-in-law
of tho late Sheehy Skefflngton, who was
shot during tho recent uprising In Ireland.
In 1906 Professor Kettle made a tour of
the United States In the interest of the
Irish cause.
ASISTKIWAM, Sept. 19. Tim Moenlrlrht
Nouvelles says a general strike of miners
throughout the Belgian coal fields Is In
progress. The miners are asking for an
Increase In wages because ot the high price
of food.
LAKE OKOUOE, X. Y Sept. 10. Sev
enty Cornell University students, with com
plete military equipment, arrived here after
a march ot more than one hundred miles
from the Plattsburg camp. They expect to
reach Schenectady on Friday, when they
will entrain for Utlca. By that time they
will have covered about two hundred miles
by foot.
LONDON. Sept. 10. Heater's corre
spondent at Amsterdam forwards a dis
patch stating that the Kaiser has decorated
Crown Prlnco Frederick William with the
Order Pour I-.e Merlte. The Crown Prince
Is commander on the Verdun front.
LONDON, Sept. 19. A successful raid
by British naval planes on Herman aero
dromes at St. Denis and Westrehem Is re
ported by the War Office. The Admiralty
denies that any British ship was hit In the
German raid oft Flanders.
WASHINGTON, Kept. 19. The Turk'sh
Government, It Is reported In offlclal quar
ters, Is attempting to dominate the organi
zation of the Armenian Church, Insisting
that all bishops be of Turkish nationality,
nullifying tho poweVs of the General As
sembly of the Church, established In 1279,
and claiming the right ot 'veto of any elec
tion of a bishop.
TURIN, Sept. 19. Parliament has Inter
rogated Chen Chin Tao, Minister ot Finance,
concerning a reported $5,000,000 loan agree
ment with Japanese bankers, the security
being Yangteo Valley mines. Chen Chin
Tao admitted signing the agreement, but
said It were merely an advance on an $80,
000,000 Japanese loan which Is pending.
Many members of Parliament and news
papers are charging the betrayal of China
to Japan through the granting to Japan of
special privileges.
NEW IIAVKN, Sept. 10, The (reasursr
of Yale University at the meeting of tho
corporation teported that gifts and be
querts received since the commencement
meeting aggregated $717,913.:$.
MILLVILLK, N. J Sept. 10. Struck by
an elcctrlq train on the West Jersoy nnd
Seashore Railroad, John II. Fegenbush, aged
forty years, was Instantly killed. The motor
man of the train did not know of the accl.
dent, and Fegenbush's body was not dis
covered until early today,
HOKANTON, Htpt, 19 Mny physicians
of-the State have arrived for the annual
sessions ot the Pennsyhanla Medical Bocl
tty, which opens here today. Dr. John B.
McAllister, of Harrlsburg, president, and Dr,
Charles A. 15. Codmap, of Philadelphia,
president-elect, were among the earliest to
HAnitlSIlUHO, Kept, la Prof, J. CI,
Saunders, lately of the University of Wis
consin, eucces.pr ot Prof, H, A. Surface as
otste Keonomlo Zoologist, hns taken charge
of his office, poctor Surface was removed
from office a month ago py ipe State
Agricultural Commission, although no
formal charges were preferred,
lrAUIIIVflTAV u.... ...
L0V.J0V: 'of Frederick? "CTh9 waa' .
Intimate friend of Barbara Frletchlo and
is nearly a centenarlnn. linn been granted
a widow's pension of $30 n month under
the terms of an set qf Congress approved
by President Wilson September 3. Mrs.
Ly.eJoy. ' tn nr8t woman to receive a
certificate under the new law. fthe Is the
widow-of Samuel B. Lovejoy, a private of
Company II, Fifth jOhto Infantry,
MAVB LANDING. N, J., Sept. 19, As,
nlversary services wl be held neat Bun.
day In the old Weynmuth Meeting H.Z
ff e'urch W" I" " and serv7d
Mrbjch condition It awtand.
Shadow Lawn Will Bo Scene J
Anrlvlfv n,$ TJ T. ... .. W'l
Points in New Jersey
and Elsewhere
WASHINaTON Sept 19 (Aboard r,,1
dent's special train). There t. if. '1J
political noise at Shadow Lawn from Z2i
on, The President, Chairman Vaneire. vSl
uormicK ana otner political leaders 7.. .&
roarlieil thn drrlnlnn ihnf e l
lltlral horses will be spurred all the"!!.1
down the remainder of the stretch. "i
Several big "Jersey days," vtril sH
"open house" daa nt Shadow Lawn t'l
woman suffrage workers, numerous bonta
speeches In which the President will o!fl
hold Democracy's record of the last fXti
years, nnd an occasional sallv im L.rl
rounding Stnte by the president!? nih,-!
will be some of the heavy nrtlller !
llmuorecl. -m
Democratic leaders admit the csmnslrk?
from thslr standpoint, has betn ncswirii.4
lagging the last week or so, They sir iij
has gone slightly etale through overtnu 1
Ing they put It.. But from the time ith.2
President gets back to the "Summer WMtsi
Home" things nre to be set humming &
Several political conferences have oeesJ
arranged for. It Is believed the PrtiMMJ?
once moro will bo strenuously urged ul
tnko n western trip. I
The first political porch speech wilt .A
on Saturday, when the .President will j,.
un. .no Luminal, ttiuii s League of TrMui
ton. The samo dny he expects to r.:..-i
a delegation of child welfare workers wh1
will thank him for getting the child 'laboej
bill through Congress. On Mondsv t..
President goes to Baltimore to addresj thi'l
Natinnn.1 Grain Dealers' Association. tvI
President cane within, an ncc of glvlnim.i
this trip when he gao" up his St, Louis n'i
gngement. but his lieutenants prevailed
against such n decision. A lone-dlm.. 1
call from Chairman McCormlck figure! Ufl
ira j-rrxiuuni j mini uecision to make th 3
Tho President spent a quiet day nn ik.l
train. Upon leaving Columbia, S, C- lutH
v-.cikiih no vo auiucu u reaiarkabli i
tribute. Several thousand persons gahndl
nt the rear end ot the train. Ab It pullet
slowly out every man removed his hat sslfi
the uomen stood silent. Theio waa na lift
of cheering. 3
Knterlng hta car, tho President dill
feelingly, "That was splendid."
At all other points where crowds mtt thtl
train the samo silent greeting was accsrdslj
me x'leaiucm.
Objects to Separate Agreement
on Two Elevated and Subway i
Systems Confers With
ALLKNTOWN, ., g,p,, ltA ...
tlaaate of publlo oonC-Mlenc'e "a, arrlvVd
for the QuaUertown and BUkUhen RsXf.
Tha city-built high-speed subway an
elevated system will be leased to the PhlU(
delphla Rapid Transit Company In toto, 1
not at all.
With this assurance to the city, Mara
Smith today will submit to the city's tmj
other representatives of the P. It. T. 4I
rcctorate a tentative draft of the propwN
agreement between the pity and the trasrtj!
company. Tho Mayor, who Is ex otWs
a director of tho company, will confer vMl
the other two members representing tM
city. Colonel Sheldon Potter and WUlliaig
uuiicouk, luio iuuu)'.
A rumor thut there would be tuo sep&nvljii
leases, one for the Uroaa street sudsiu
,md the Frankford elevated and anotW
for the Darby elevated and the northvertS
subway-elevated, was spiked promptly bf fj
the Mayor.
"f will nat ni-ree. tn nnv Iabra that OOBBi
not cover the entire system," he declareyj
Thomas u. Mitten, president or me itw-j
sit Company, was made acquainted with tit j
ceneral terms of the city's proposition yes
terday when he called .upon Mayo'r SmHti!
The tentative draft, which It was learsWl
today, has actually been worked out
not be submitted formally to the P. K T.S
offlc'als until aftor It has been dlseuse
the City directors today.
T-fell rt 4Via nrnt-inatf Inn whtph he WfSf
submit to the directors today have not im
disclosed by the Mayor, but it Is deBalW
known that the plan worked out by A "'J
rltt Taylor, .when lie was Director ei w
llenirlment hf f!llv Transit, will be UK
nu a basis for thu resumed negotlatlestj
TV; Mayor Is confident that n aatlafactwM
agreement will be made.
Discussing further the preeent status 1
the transit question, Ilia Mayor said:
"I think that thero should be no we.
6ver a working agreement for the
lines. It is tho city's Dart, at the pn
staes. to take, thn Initiative in Whatf
proceedings maj be necessary. 1 b"
that what I havo in mind. However
tlvo at preeent, wilt bo perfectly agreej
to both parties in the matter, ano pr
fall- in lliam ln.ih T f l satisfied that)
agreement under which the Transit Cm
pany will .operate the city's lines ww 1
sent no difficulties.
"It must be remembered that the cUTj
required to nubmlt 11 proposition v 1
Hapld Transit Company for the '.
the llne3," eald the Mayor, "ana uwi
der the terms of the 1S07 agreement.
company has ninety days within w
tn neivnt n -.t.i-l thf, nffel- from tOS 61
It Is the purpose to havo the meellal '
the city directors to consider a pi. -I
have a suggestion to place before niy
soclates. But until we nove paw-
th s and arreed unon n form ot propea
submit to the company, nothing c
At the same time the Mayor m4j
plain that tho city was not in such r
.Inn l.n, 1.a tt T7 1 onllM OlCtSte 1)
to It. in cats tlie transit ofllelsla ahouMI
fuse to accept the lease the wayor j-r-out
that With the Chestnut street u
built the crty would gtt piemy
for leasing and operating the nw
speed lines.
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