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LICENSE YEAR AGO
iiidtt ranee Commissioner
Learns State Excluded
Concern Under Scrutiny
WOOD PLAN CRITICIZED
Letter From Bualneso Man Pro
tests Against Schcmo That
Might Hurt Widows
By o CorrOTondtnt
5 IIAnniSDUnO, Nov. 1. Insurnnco
CommlMloner J. Denny O'Nell today re
ceived advices from Indiana that the llconso
of the- l'enalon Mutual Llfo Inaurnnco uom
Jpany to do bualnM lr that State was re
voked nt the end of loot year and not re
newed for 1618. so O'Nell Raid.
Inasmuch M Indiana was tho only Stnto
aside from Pennsylvania where the com
jiMiy mi licensed, that left thin Stata an
tho only ono whtro the company was nl-
toned to transact business, nlthoimh It In
reported tho revocation of Ho license In
Indiana did not make It desist.
Tho 1'cnslon Mutual Life Insurance Com
pany la tho one dominated by Lyndon I.
"Wood, generally referred to ns tho "In
surnnco wizard," on account of his schema
of co-ordinating and eventually consolidat
ing seventy-flight Insurance companies to
do business, under the name of Consolidated
Investment Company, which lias olllces In
the Fitu.nce Building, I'hllAdelphln.
' Tho filllowlnir loiter dated Nov, 13, 1916.
from Dtle J, Crlttcnberxer, Auditor of the
fltato of Indiana, reached Commissioner
j O'Nell yesterday.
"On examination of report of A, a. Cns
tello and VT, J. Honey, relnting to tho I'm
i Blon Mutual Llfo- Insurance the report be
ing; dated Nov. 2, 11)16, and showing tho
condition of tho company .Sept. 30, 13 IS, I
find that It states:
, "The only other State In which tho com
, pany Is authorized to transact business
' t besides Pennsylvania In tho Htato of In-
'a tjlana. I beg to Inform you that this de
j partment revoked tho license Dec. 20, IMG,
f and same was not renewed for year 1918,"
Omclats of tho Pension Mutual Llfo In
surnnco Company nre censured In tho fol
lowing words. In iv letter which renchtd
, Insuranco Commissioner O'Nell today from
VT. C. Bhepherd, iiresldent nnd treasurer of
the Shepherd Construction Company, of
"I think Homo olio Bhoutd hold this com
pany liable to tho limit of tho law for a
thing of this sort. What some poor devil's
widow will do, I don't know, whoso hus
band, died with tho feellnfr that thin wlfo
should be taken care of."
Officials connected with The Insurance De
partment say that thero nre millions of dol
lars invested In life Insuranco In Pennsyl
vania over which thero Is llttlo or no legal
restraint at least so far ao tho Common
wealth Is concerned. They recall that every
time effort has been made In tho Leglsla-
, ture to enact moro drastlo legislation tho
attempt has failed because of tho opposi
tion of ths ofllclala of some of tho very
organlnztlons It was designed to safeguard,
.. and, strange ns It may seem, hundreds of
the policyholders themschca wero led by
those at tho heads of llfo Innurnnco compa
nies to believe Hint tho bills In question
wero fathered by big Insurance concerns
bent on putting tho llttlo follows, tho fra-
I ternal and the mutuals, out of business to
their own profit. It Is expected that this
.f.samo opposition will develop noxt session
and to meet It the department will lay be-
,Tforo tho public such a report no, It Is be-
,t lleved, will lead to moro definite notion this
s V. time.
Just what action will bo taken In the
affairs of the Consolidated Investment Com.
pany depends upon tho results of Commis
sioner O'Nell's conference with Attorney
General Ilrown. It Is strongly suspected
that tho outcome will be n series of criminal
prosecutions If restitutions which the Htato
may demand from certain officials aro not
forthcoming, but of this tho department
officials absolutely decline to talk,
SELLING COAL AT LOSS,
"Can't Get More," Says Sales
Company Head, Despite
The Susquehanna Coal Company, one of
the largest coal operating und selling com
panies In Pennsylvania, lias been Botftng
coal during the nine months (C this year
.t a loss of five cents a ton, according
to A. D. Sexton, controller of the com
pany, who testified In the Mayor's ofllce
In City Hall today before tho Coal Com.
mlisloners appointed by dovornor Brum
baugh to Investigate the high price of
Mr, Sexton testified that the cost of pro
duction of anthracite coal a ton In 1910
averaged 12.91, while tho grodi price he
, cava na 12.86. When asked to explain the
loss and why tho company did not got more
than 13.86 a ton, he said:
"That la the best prlco that we can get
TVe cannot get more."
Mr. Sexton attributed tho loss In 1916
to ths high cost of labor, material, taxes
and the decrease In tonnage. Ha said that
4ft per cent or tne coal sold by the Sus
quehanna Company was sold In this State.
No dividends will be paid on capital
stock by tho company this year, he ex.
plained. Ha said that none had been paid
last year, but that 3 per cent had been
paid on capital stock In 1914 and four per
' cent In 1919.
. ; ur, aexion in me course or his testimony
1 The gross price per ton of anthraclto coal
was as follows;
& 4aT ' 12.75
f io$ .......,.., -.73
I 181fl (nine months)., .,..,...,,,.., u.gi)
The cost of production per ton was as
1 Tl .,,, 2.BU
j , Ilia (nine months) ,.,.,..,, oi
i - Tho company suffered a loss of tonnage
t amounting to zou.vuo tons between 1913 and
pj. 1914, Mr. Sexton said, while between 1914
T?i'1. "" "" ul aecreasa m tonnaga was
CHURCII GETS $100 DEQUEST
St, John's Episcopal, Nbrristown, Bene
ficiary of Fannie S. Cliffe
"JShYV-.' beut ' " Holy Trinity Chapel
km .w.. mfwvvfw VtmtVU, -lUrnBlUWH,
f-ti Included In the will of Fannie S. Cliffe.
'T . JSOJ Drill street, which was probated to
rf'r Aw. The major portion of tha 16000 e.
ja i. uj utg ucvvjcu kd Ka rcijicivaa..
- Other willa probated were those of James
H. Hoyer. Atlantlq City, which, in private
bequests, disposes of an estate valued at
Jt-'L- SlOO.aOO; Clare a Klemm. 20Z3 Tioga
li. tret, :,0OO, Florence J. Robinson, 1314
W ' Aldeaatreet. 117,109, Paqule Qlunta. 1030
sf jHitto. Ninth street, 311,500 Matilda
' . Wicks. 1333 Stiles street. 18800: Anns. M
f yll, 303 North Eighteenth street, 17000,
j u4 William M. Brpphy. 60 Preen street,
"- Aa iavtatonr ofha estate of Isaao fill.
""tL Twnala, U44 with neglster Sheehan, placea
tvj TT . "'' "- H feuijiijr ai
j,ziu... tnczuata in thf appraisement
jj.u snares usnauws tactile- Hallway
r.r vubss at iis.izv; in anarta
Un ailruad cud fitockyard, UJ
SCHEMA TO COMBAT DRUG HABIT
FAVORED BY J. HARTLEY MANNERS
rpilE EVENING LEDOEn Iins handled Ihci narcotic drup; atlurtUon with
remarkable nccuracy, and I have learned that tho articles of that
newspaper hnve been most effectivo In awakening Phlladelphlans to tho
dopo peril. I have nothing but commendation for the antl-tlopo bill which
la being prepared by Stnto Senator Vnre.
Tho first thlnjr you must do In Pennsylvania Is to bring Immediate
aid to tho present army of addicts, nnd eliminate their craving. It is In
human to put them Into Jail! you must provido suitable insllutlons where
they can go nnd bo cured. Most of them nra not to blame for tho terrible
habit that has blactcd their lives. They should bo treated ns persons suf
fering from fever or some othor malady.
Wealthy cUlacna of Philadelphia should note the drug scourge nnd
endow wnrds for drug nddicts in all your hospitals. If a subscription is
started, I will myself gladly head tho list with a donation of $100.
Philadelphia physicians should nt onco nrrnnge for clinics dealing with
tho dopo evil. If this is done I will arrange to havo Charles P. Townc,
drug expert of Now York, addrcsR these clinics, Mr. Towno has n cure
which has been indorsed by Doctor Lnmbcrt. of tho IJcllcvuo Hospital, Now
York, and I am certain that Mr. Towno will donate this euro to tho hospi
tals of Philadelphia.
Everybody Is Interested in tho drug scourge, for all classes In your
city aro boing nffectcd. It Is trnvellng fast in Philadelphia ns in New
York and other places, nnd something must bo done to stop it."
RECORD OF DOPE RECEIPTS URGED BY
HARTLEY MANNERS TO CURB EVIL
C'ontlnnnl from Pace One
most atrocious murders havo bepn com
mitted by horoln fiends, who hnd been trans
formed Into devils by tho drug.
"llvorybody In Interested In the drug
scourge, for nil classes nro being nrfected.
The cll has been Implanted In sumo of our
best families nnd Is traveling through the
working classes at a frightful rate.
"I havo been told thnt sometime ago
"I havo hern told that soino tlmo ago
and surgeons of the United Htatcs cro ad
dicts, nnd Towno told me that nt ono tlmo
fifty per cent of Ills pntlentn wero physi
cians. Happily, this ratio has boon cut
down coMHldornbly of Into.
"Probably moro than an) body elso tho
physician Is subject to tho demands of thrt
public. Many of them have found when
they nro called out of bed in the middle
of tho night nftor n hard day'n work that It
Is a simple matter to clear the brain and
relievo bodily fatigue by Inking an In
jection of morphine. Hut tho effect wears
off In thlrty-flvo mlntitci nnd they hnve to
"In New York tho drug scourge tins ob
tained n tight grip. At one tlmo thoro wero
more than 1000 boyn In tho Dronx who
wore addicts. Recently a candy stora wan
raided In New York and large quantities
of morphtno, heroin and cocalno confiscated.
In addition to veiling candy to children, It
wan dlscoercd thut tho proprietors were
doing n big business selling drugs.
"Tho dope syndicate ongages mission
aries to spread tho dopo habit, so that thero
Is a constant Influx of new customers. These
missionaries go Into snloonn nnd other
City News in Brief
IIKAIIT DISKAHIS win Ilia came nicrlbed
by physicians for tho death of Samuel
Dean, thlrty-flvo yearn old, of Fifty-fourth
nnd Arch streets. Dean, who was a steam
fitter, fell this morning while working In the
basement of a garage being erected nt 922
North Broad street.
A llECI'.I'TION WU.T, be given tonight
to tho lllght Hov. Philip n. McOevltt. D,
Cnlhollo Historical Society, at Its headauar
Cathollo Historic Society, nt Its headquar
ters, at 71f Spruce street.
Till: JF.ITKItHO.V CLUII of Philadel
phia, tho oldest and largest Democratic club
in the city, hao arranged to send 400 mem
bers to the relnauguratlon of President Wil
son. James Qlllcsple In general chairman
of the committees planning tho trip,
POLICK CAPTAINS OEOItOK 8. IF.td-
l'KBT and William D. Mills were given a
good-fellowship banquet at tho Hotel Ma
jestic last night. More than SCO persons
attended. Coroner Knight was toast
master. Tho speakers Included Director
WIlBon, City Statistician Cnttell, ltccelvcr
of Taxes W. Frecland Kendrlck, A. Lin
coln Acker, Joseph Qllflllan, Senator Mc
Nlchol, State Senator Smith and Heglster
of Wills Shechan.
aiiADUATION KXKHCISUH for aeten
young mory students of transportation
problems and allied uuujectn' under tho
auspices of tho Natlonnl Tralllo Hurcau,
wero held last night In tho American Uulld
It jr. Thirteenth and Spring Uarden streets.
Amciig the speakers were Doctor Ludwlg,
general manager or tho bureau ; u. K. aim
ford, William It Tucker, Professor Kmory
It. Johnson, of tho University of Pennsyl
vania ; Professor Thurmnn Vnn Metro, of
Solumtrta Unlvorsltyj Dr. W. P. Wilson,
rector of tho Commercial Museum, and
William M, Coatea,
TKOLM'.Y CAH ran dawn Waller
Holimel, thirty years old, of 865 Van Hook
strict, early this morning, fracturing his
ankle. Hammel dragged himself for sev
eral squares to a cop, who took him to
tho Cooper Hospital.
A 1'AI.I. rilOM n scaffold at the du Pont
plant at Qlbbstown early this morning sent
Harvey Aurty, thirty years old. to the
Cooper Hospital with a fracture of the
right arm and severe lacerations,
FKKiailT OAKS Injured Adam Pry,
forty-nix years old, of Merclmntvllle, early
thla morning at Pavonla, He was taken
to the Cpoper Hospital with a crushed leg
nnd contusions of the body.
A 8TUMIII.K OVKlt a lullcaie In the
alslo of a West Jersey and Seashore Rail
road train Is the basis of two suits for
310,000 each, started today In tha Supremo
Court by Emma C. nankin and Joseph K,
Rankin. The plaintiffs say Mrs. Rankin Is
OEOItflK K. THOMPSON, confeued
forger and jail-breaker, who was convicted
of second-degree murder for the killing of
Isaao Jllbba, aged Jailer In tha county
prison, has been denied a new trial by Su
preme Court Justice Garrison. No legal
error was found by Justice Oarrlson In
his recent trial. Whether Thompsop. who
la Ignorant of the finding, will aBk for a
trial In tha Court of Error Is not known, as
bis counsel was out of town today,
AUTOS COLLIDE; TWO HURT
Cars Crash at Broad and Lycoming
Two men were made unconscious and
tho automobiles they were driving were
demolished when the machines collided at
Broad and Lycoming streets this morning
The men are Donald Batchelor, IE Strat
ford avenue, Camden, who was going west
on Lycoming street, and P. J. Warmer.
1302 Spring Garden street, who was run
ning1 south on Broad.
They were taken to at Luke's Hospital
by; motorcyefe Pallcamao Tralnor. Batch- I
EVEN1KG tEDGEK-XlllLADBLPHlA, THimSDAY, tfQVmmER 16.
plnces and Induco boyn and young men to
try tho 'now sensation '
"I hnve boon given to understand that
tho District Attorney's olllce In New York
lion discovered that n woman heads tho
dope syndicate. Tlili woman linn tllo en
tire country divided Into territories, nnd her
ngcntn tnnol through nil States and ills
trlhiito drugs to ngcntn In all of tho large
cUIph. Till, woman Is known ns 'Queen of
tho Dope Trust ' Ho far tho pollco hnvo
been unable to got nny real evidence, against
"I hnvo been naked whnl In the cause of
tho spread of tho drug scourge. Tho chief
reason Ih the tremendous profit In the
buslncsi. , Another mason Is thn refusal
of the uvcrago American to rest himself.
llo Insists upon keeping on edge nil the
time. Ho drinks too much nnd then he
restores his balance, from oNcrludulgeuco
"In 'Wreckage' I have ndocated that
tho only way a dopo lend can be success
fully treated Is first to got tho poison out
of his system. Then his mind must be
taken back to n period beforu ho took his
first bit of morphine or heroin If lilt
mind enn bo brought back to thnt point, bin
self-respect will bo restored nnd a euro
"Arthur Iloiircliler liaB been engaged to
take tho leading part In 'Wreckage' In
K'ngland, and I expect to hno tho play
presented In this country In the spring. Wo
nro now searching for a capabln actor to
tako the principal rolo Wo will open In
Now York, and then present tho drama In
nil of tho principal cities of tho country.
"Tho play will havo n special messago
In Kpgland, for many women nnd soldiers'
widows, depressed by tho big war, havo
News at a Glance
Tir-TON, N. H Not. 10. Kdusrd II.
.Colby died hero today from worry over
tlto arrest of his dnughtcr, Edith, In Mon
tana, charged with tho death of A. C.
Thomas, a politician of Tompson FallB,
Mont. Tho young woman was a newspaper
correspondent, nnd Is alleged to hae shot
Thomas for Insulting her.
IfKTKOIT, Nor. 10. Detectives mashed
tholr wny Into an eloquent domestic trag
edy today by breaking down tho doors at
431 Monroo nvenuo, tho homo of Richard
Cnpnrottn. On tho floor lay the bodlos of
Mrs. Cupnrotta. a sixteen-year-old bride,
and Petro Damoro, twenty-two. The bodies
wore partially dlsrobell, and tho room bore
ovldonccs of a torrlflc struggle. Both had
been shot to death. Tho pollco aro search
ing ror tne girl's Husband.
WASHINGTON. Nor. 10. Preliminary
work wns begun today on tho big financial
measures which must bo rushed through
Congress beforo March 4 next, to provide
funds for Government expenses. Repre
sentative Fitzgerald, chairman of the ap
propriations committee, says the supply
bills will be hurried Into the House, nnd
tho Houho will bo kept nt work upon them
to the exclusion of all othor business.
LANSING, Mich., Nor. 10. Prom present
Indications tho hunting season of 1910 In
Michigan will break all records for fatal
ities. With the deer season open only flvo
days thero havo been flvo deaths In the
woods. Since tho opening of tho hunting
season, September 1, when duck shooting
began, thoro have been twolvo deaths trace
ablo directly to hunting accidents.
HAGKHHTOWN, Md Nor. 10. Fifteen
honvs In the residential section of lingers
town wero robbed of money, clothes, food
nnd Jewelry. The police think tho same
uurgiars operated In each houso. None of
the occupants was disturbed.
NUW YOItK, Nov. Id. How the United
States mny prepare Itsolf to meet fornli-ii
competition after tho war Is the subject of
a three-day conference, called by tho
Efficiency Society, which stnrted here today
with many leaders of Industry and public
affairs in attendance.
DEAD BRIDE'S HUSBAND HELD
Coroner Acts to Prevent Man's Leav
ing Town When Poison Evidence
Roman Rojewelska, husband of Mrs.
Sofia Rojewelska, the twenty-year-old
brldo whose body was exhumed from ha
Holy Sopillchro Cemetery following an In
vestigation by Coroner's Detective Paul,
who said she was poisoned, was arrested
last night by tho police of the Uelgrade
and Clearfield streets station
Rojewelska was arrested at his home,
281C Livingston street, by Policeman
Choplinskl, who said he received Informa
tion that the man was planning to leave
Ho was arraigned beforo Magistrate Me
cleary In Central Station and was held
under 31600 ball, as a material witness
and an accomplice, for the coroner's hear
ing, which wll be held next week.
The police would not give their reasons
for suspecting tho husband of the dead
woman at this tlmo.
Mrs Marlanna Plccuska, who Is accused
of having put arsenic in the bride's food.
Is be'ng held by the coroner. It Is said she
was arrested several months ago after a
shooting case In front of her home.
Saturday, November 18
Leave Mroad Htret Station 9:09. 10 03.
10-28, 10.40, and 11 i. m , atopplu at
West Philadelphia and North I'hllade.-
The 'us of tha earlUr trains la advised
tipeclal Trains IWturalnr after dam
(MI.IO IT.-, UL.I.15JJ
On this dat all reiuUr train asrvlc on
lha Princeton Uranch
iMOMiWMn ja a m.
both Inclusive, will l
ana i uiw p. iu..
All a'op of rej-ular train at Ptnctoo
and hla T38 p. in.
WOMEN CLAIM VICTO0
IN REBUKE TO WILSON
Suffrage Vote in Presidential
Election Will Convince Luke
warm Democrats, Says Miss
A PRO-WOMAN CAMPAIGN
Party Satisfied With Show of Strength,
Hopo Now With
By ALICE PAUL
National Chairman nf the Conareaalonal Union
for Woman's fluffr
The National Women's pnrty hns at
tained Its object In tho campaign which has
Just closed. It made the national enfran
chisement of women one of tho most prom
Inent Issues on which tho presidential cam
paign was fought In the suffrage States It
put Iho Democrats on the defensive. It
forced them to declnro greater and greater
enthusiasm for national woman suffrage.
Tho election elided with Democrats and Ite
publlcnnn ylng with each other as to
which wan tho more demoted to the national
enfranchisement of women.
"In analyzing the election returns we find
thnt tho women responded loyally to our
appeal not to give their support to Mr. Wll
non hecnuso of his opposition to national
woman suffrage In Illinois, tho only .Htnte
where the oton of the women nre counted
separately, 67,000 moro women, according
to present leturna, oted against Mr. Wil
son than for him. Thousands pledged
themselves nt our meetings and In response
to our canvassing to withhold their support
of tho President ns long an ho opposed tho
national enfranchisement of women. Home
gave their Votes to tho .Socialists, some to
tho Prohlbltlonln and somo to tho Ilepub
llcnns. 'flicat ntimners of these womon had orig
inally Intended to glvo their votes to Mr.
Wilson becnuso he 'kept un out of wnr.'
Only tho plcu to put ouffrnge first caused
t bent to turn away from Mr. Wilson.
llI.HUKt: FOR WILSON
"Illinois was conceded to tho Democrats
rome weeks beforo election. It wns ngrecd
by tho Republicans nnd Democrats nllko
thut the gloat women's volo In tho Stnto
would go to Mr. Wilson becatiHo of his
record on peace Months of work by tho
Woman's pnrty told, however, nnd on elec
tion day It wan found that tho expected
lanilslldo to Wilson among tho women had
been averted by tho knowledge wo had
spread oxer tho Stato that ho 'kept us oul
"Tho samo results, were obtained In
othor suffrage States, according to reports
of our workers In none nf them can the
women's vote bo separated from that of tho
men, hut wo can tell fnlrly accurately how
tho women a nto went by the reports which
tho workers hao Hcnt us from each dis
trict. "These reports Indicate that the womon's
party campaign was aa successful In hold
ing the women's .oto In lino In tho other
cloven suffrago States as In Illinois. While
ten f theso Stntcs went for Wilson they
did not do no, as has been claimed, by the
women's vote. Mr. Wilson received In these
Stntos almost tho solid labor vote, the
Progressive "toto and tho fnrmern' vote.
"In each of theso States mon outnumber
tho women, In some by mora thnn two to
one. According to the last census thero
woro 221 men to 100 women In Nevada;
In Wyoming, 220 to 100 women; In Ari
zona, 109 to 100, nnd In Utnh. 121 to 100.
In Cullfomla tho men over twenty-ono out
number tno women of voting ngo by 219,011,
In Washington by 173,367, In Montana by
73,270, In Kansas by 09, DOB, In Colorado
by 58,223, In Idaho, 40,945, and In Arl
zonn by 30,100.
"In thoso States tho landsltdo of tho Pro
gressives, tho labor und farmer vote to Wil
son wan BUfllclcnt to give most of the Stale
to him by narrow marglnn despite the fact
that hosts of womon who normally would
have supported him refused to do so be
canso of his suffrage record.
"We wero not concernod with the result
of tho election. Ours was a campaign In
which it made o difference who was elect
ed. Wo did not Indorse any candidate. We
did not caro who won. We were not pro-
Ropubllcan, pro-Socialist, pro-Prohlultlon
wo wero simply pro-woman. Wo did not
endeavor to affect the result In tho nine
suffrage States What wo did try to do
was to organlzo n protest against Mr. Wil
son a uuuuuo loworu sunrrnge, Thla we
did. livery Democrat who campaigned In
tho West knows this. Tho Democratic cam
paign In tho West consisted almost entirely
of nn attempt to combat the Woman's party
"We now turn to tho coining session of
Congress full of hopo that the Bplcndld
protest tignltiht the continued disfranchise
ment of women which tho Western women
made at tho polls In November will bo suf
ficient to effect tho pasage of tho suffrage
nmendmont during tho coming session.
"The loss of more than a third and nearly
one-halt of tha elcctornl votes In tho suf
frage States by Mr. Wilson largely because
of his hostility to political freedom for
women, the cloaencs of tho voto In the
other suffrage States because of tho largo
protest vote rolled up In each of them
against him must mnke him realize that
Itho women of tho West are determined to
stand by the Eastern women until full en
franchisement for women throughout the
land is an accomplished fact."
Driver Hurt When Car Hits Wagon
A coal wagon driven by Joseph Qassano,
forty-eight yearn, of 436 North Sixty-fourth
street, wns struck by a trolley car nt
Sixty-fourth and Raverford nveuue today.
The driver was thrown to the street, Buffer
ing concussion of tho brain. He was re
moved to the West Philadelphia Homeo
Sinn tin nt i.i t1
Ville de Paris
1422 Walnut St.
A Wonderful Reduction
hps been arranged for today
and the balance of the week
VERY attractive collection of imnorted
and domestic suits,
up to $235 are now
$25 up to $195
In the collection are suits of velvet, velveteen,
satin, vetours, novelty suitings, etc,
A Notable Assemblage of Coats
In sizes from 16 to 53
35r$45, 55, $65 up to $155
"lllaWJIU " ' ' III
BRUMBAUGH FLEDGES SUPPORT
TO ANTI-DOPE LAW WITH ''TEETH"
THE first function of tho Commonwealth Is tho conservation of the
llfo of Its people. I most heartily approve of any legislation which win
Ii effect ve toward thnt end.
h mNHrr&te ' "Sk Wfrf
TIME HAD BY ALL"
Dinner of "Contribs" to Tom
Daly's Column Mixture of '
"Eats" nnd Fun
Tho new homo of the City Club, on South
Ilroad street, housed n banquet last nlnht.
tho llko of which this town never saw be
fore nnd Is not likely soon to ace again.
It was tho first dinner o tho contributors
to Tom Daly's Column, and thero wero
llfty-four of them at tho table, Including
the Columnlator himself. Of these pioneers
eleven were women, whoso place-cards;
read: "Tho Missus," "Little Nell." "PI,"
"Aline Kilmer" "Cnrollno Olltlnan," ".Mrs.
T. II. Read" '.Mrs. J. W. Frazler." "Mm A.
A ," "Simple Simon," "H SI. T.," "Cclla."
Tho moBt distinguished guest was Joyce
Kilmer, tho poet, who, with lijs wife, came
over from New York to attend the dinner.
Mr. Kilmer wn tho llrst cnllod upon to
speak nnd tho high-light In his address
was this poem from his recently published
book, "Trees und Other Poems":
T think 7 shnll never see
A ponm lovely ns a tree.
A tree whoso hungry mouth U prest
Asnlnst the earth's swoet flowing- breast;
A trco that looks nt Clod nil day
Ami lifts her loafy nrm to rray;
A treo that may In numiner wear
A nt of roljlna In hor hair;
I'pon who-io linsom snow has liln,
Who Intimately lives with rain.
Poems aro niuilo by fools llko me,
llut only Uod enn make p tree.
Tho most generous contributor to tho
evening's gayety was Dr. Earl Chnllcngor
Rice, whoso wonderful recitations In many
dialects stirred tho audience to repented de
mands for encores. Tho muslo wns fur
nished by Bertrand A. Austin, 'cellist, with
Luclcn A. Austin accompanying upon tho
piano. Mr. Austin nlso nccompanled upon
tho 'cello tho recitation by Mr. Daly of his
poem, "Da lectin iioy.
At tho suggestion of "Aloyslus," seconded
by "Shon Ilea," It was decided to leave to
n committee of three or four, to be selected
later, tho cpieBtlon of forming n, permanent
organization and holding a contribs' dinner
nt stated periods.
"Tho tnbles groaned under tho weight of
nil tho dellcaples of tho season, and tho
guests ropnlred to their homes vowing that
a most delightful time wus had by all."
"C11EESK IT." NEdLECTED
So Detective "Smelt" Out Pilferer of
Hunk of Roquefort
Here's a dctcctlvo who really can smell
nn alleged thief. His namo Is Edward
Farmer, of tho Thirty-ninth street nnd Lan
caster n venue stntlon. He accomplished
thn unusual feat today of walking up to
n group of street-corner loungers, and after
a sniff at their coat sleeves, picked Thomas
Nixon, 3719 Melon street, as tho man
wanted for breaking Into the store of Cha
brow Rrothers, 4100 Lancaster avenue.
The robbery occurred early this morning.
Tho thief smashed tho front window and
stole twelve pounds of Roquefort cheese.
Tho Intruder escaped after grappling with
W. B. Smith, who lives on the third floor
and heard tho commotion.
Nixon denied the theft, but said he found
the cheese. Ho Bald he would return It, nnd
led Tarmer to a nearby stable.
"Eureka!" the sleuth raid as tho door
opened, and tho cheeso was found in a
Had one of the street loungers said
"Cheese It I" when Fnrmor approached, tho
cheese might not have been recovered nnd
Nixon would not have to bo nnaignod to
morrow. BLOCK NEW CAR LINE
NOnniSTOWN, Pa.. Nov. 1C Efforts
toward tho building of a trolley lino from
Norrlstown to Phoenlxvllle have been
blocked, it Is understood, by the supervis
ors of Lower Providence township, who do
clare that the line must not cross the
township roads at grade and that It muBt
be built entirely on private property.
Material for the construction of the road
was ordered after the supervisors of Up
per Providence gavo their sanction. The
Lower Provldenco supervisors say that
there must bo overhead bridges or the rail-,
! I t 'l I
formerly priced at $40
I believe an Inebrinte or n per
son ntldicted to the uso of habit
forming drugs is sick, ami that he
should bo treated for that sickness
until he Is cured. It follows, there
fore, that I am in favor of a properly
equipped Institution Irl which these
victims can bo properly treated, bo
far as legislation for the restriction
of tho sale of drugs of thnt char
neter Is concorncd, you cannot quote
me too strongly ns being in favor
of it. Anything that tho Stato can
lo to prevent these destroyers of
body and soul from falling into tho
hands of boys nnd girls nnd men and
women it should do. Tho moro
stringent the bill tho moro I favor it
Pennsylvania must not stnnd Idly
by whllo tho health nnd mornls of
hundreds of its citizens nre being
ruined. I feel very strongly on this
Rublect nnd nm thoroughly in ac
cord with tho purposes of those who
propose, through tho State govern
ment, to corroct tho evil.
MILK TO STAY AT NINE
CENTS, SAYS SUPPLEE
Secretary of Tristate Commis
sion Believes Farmers and
Dealers Are Satisfied
Tho prlco of milk In Philadelphia will
not go above nlno cents n quart. A reason
able prlco to tho farmc, which also np
penrs ngrccnblo to tho dealers, has been
agreed on, nnd onn of tho chief objects of
the Trlstnto Milk Commission, appointed by
fi. vcrnor llrumbnugh to avert a possible
clash between the two factions, hns been
ticcompllshcd. This statement wan mado
today by C Henderson Stippleo, head of
tho Stippleo Aldcrney Dairy, who Is secre
tary of tho commission. Mr. Suppleo said:
"One of the chlof objects of Governor
rrumhaugh In having tho Trlstato Commis
sion formed was to avert n milk strtko
hlmllar to tho one which, took placo in New
York, to luivo tho farmers and dealers
hi ought together and arrange a price that
would bo satisfactory to both,
"The shippers to Philadelphia within a
radius of forty miles have net the price at
six cents a quart delivered in Philadelphia.
This figure has been met by tho dealers
nnd I can safely say thnt milk will not
cost more than nlno cents this winter.
"Tho dealers havo merely added the ad
vanco In prlco fixed by tho farmer on a
quart of milk. This nrrnngement seems
"Tho work of tho commission. I believe.
Is largely responsible for the settlement.
It sent lovcl-hcndcd men among tho farm
ers' organizations nnd prevented exor
bitant demands on tho part of tho pro
ducers," T(IO LATK FPU CLASSIFICATION'
IIOUIINK. Nov. 18. STELLA It.. wITA of
John H. llouVnu and dauchtor of II, li. anil tho
lato Bnrah Van Horn, nel&tlves and frlendi
Invited to services. Sat,. 2'SO p". m.. 25 Oreen
tlel'l iivh.. Arrimore. I'a. Int. Drlvato.
LnnpS Nov. 18. J ALLEN, son of ths lata
Win It and Kmma at. Leeds, aired 47. Itol
times and friends. Invited to funeral eervlrnn.
Hit , 2 p. m.. at the chapel of Andrew J. Uo.tr
A Hon. Arch nnd 19th ats. Int. private
McCLINrgCK. Nov. 18. MAIlY C. widow of
Thomas ItcCllutock. Helatlves and frlnnds In
vlted to services, Sun., p. m OIL'S Woodland
nva. Int. private.
MlLLAIt. Nov. 11, at 423 N. 33d at.. Phila
delphia. ALFHUD It., husband of C. Emily
Loyeland Millar, need 44. Itelntlves and friends
nnd nil organisations, of which he wa n mem
Lf,,.nJ,", o funeral. Sat , n. m., 107 Penn
at.. Heading- Pa. Int. at KeadW. i'a. '
IIBLl WANTKD MALE"
f'llANDBLIEK HANGER wanted: steady work:
80(1. per hour. Apply 404 Cherry St.
JICHHRNOEIl and olllce work Boy. brlsfit and
Intelligent: must be over 16 years. Pcnna
!,.0.rfe, Co-' -Wakellng and llermuda ats..
lIDII.niNO MATEIUALH WANTED
130.000 liniCKS. 423 pieces, 3i8. 14 ft- IV,
Pleres. 88. 12 ft.: 22 pieces. 8x10. 2B ft. 0783
Emlen st , Pelham. Phono atn. B477 W.
ff -Tp."siMEBBTAWDAp Biior.a , - rrja
An Exceptional Value
in Fashionable Boots
In the face of a rising
market we had the op
portunity to have made
up a limited number of
the season's smartest
style at a price.
So here is your op
design glace kid boot is
now available to you at
this low price
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Mt risPiisV-isV B fit.
atjr A model biuch fS
i Mi fmm& n demand, and iH
Wmjij&pr wo suggest early HB
TIB A WTSX1 TO 1T.IT JHSKT lHf
Tlfs-wA m 1204-06-08 Market St Mfi
I 64Z&M&i& Shoea and HoieryJa
TRY TO ROB SAI
Four Masked Men Enter Gi J
and One of the High.
THREE SUSPECTS GAU0H1
Trnll 'of Blood Causes the p0llM
Beliovo Third Man WaS
rum munKcu men entered ) 1
11 IB dlrurd avenue "J.iS.fff9" 1 3
4a . aLa.1 -- .. .
night, nnd boforo they left two 1 J!
been shot, ono of then' being Si ? 1
tne saloon. Ernest Haage, who .. ty
'' the br. The other v"cmU A
of tho highwaymen, who .. . " -l
nn James Kelly, He Is In a dying mJJp
nt St. Joseph's Hospital with a builrfSS
m nis nacK nnd another in Ms am
Ilange, who wns armed only m.
butcher knife, tried to fight off thewX,3
men, who demanded tho contents ??
cash registers. Seeing It wns Imposilki. ,"
. '"" "i'i nun ono of fhi ,
who held n pistol In his hand, in ih.S.'H
fie another of the hold-up men lost hlfJa
volver nnd was compelled to use his fuS.
in me struggle with Kev th. . 9
keeper was shot three times, ones IniSI
back, oncn In thn nrm nmt ....- i .. ' l
Ho clung to his man. however, nnd h iSl
bent tho highwayman's arm clear t t,u!
flirt trlirirnn ..-..... a
"'J taifsttui BimiJiinii and
pnsscu mrougii Kelly's back. HecoiS
sudden v from tha shnotr th .A!t",i,j
shot lilniRxlf In 1.1. I.ri -- . '"ta
nlso cut by tho knlfo which lie ured ta!i
fend himself with. w 4J
Tho two men felt to the floor stis .
tinucu tholr strugglo thero Afraid to b,t1
hearing tho pistol reports, the other holI-eJ
men fled. They ran up eleventh street "n?
passed west on Thompson, Just a few block?
from tho pollco station nt l'lghth and jiu
fcrson, nnd only n block away from ti.
headquarters of the motorcycle nti,a
Glrard nvenuo In tho vicinity of E,T,nUl
street wan very quiet. Rut as the nuukS
men rushed from tho saloon they ?
socn by two passersby, who looked im. .v..
saloon nnd found Kelly and the'.ildooja
nvtl'ci I-HK niw ujr Bluo on Ule HOOf, OTtT.
come by exhaustion.
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Once youVe used
never want another
kind of granulated
Franklin sugar satisfies
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