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GOT NOTES FOR
I : bitten in 1914, When Wood
Launched His Spectacular
JSXpHANGED FOR BONDS
WORTH NEARLY $1,000,000
Somo of Them Returned to Their
Makers When Suits Were
MANY PAID WHEN DUE
Insuranco Commissioner- Looking for
Promissory Paper Tfint Has
Exactly 9883,803.09 In promissory note
was given by persons living In dlfterent
parts' of the country for stock in the renelon
Mutual Life Insurance Company, of Pitts
burgh, Fsw for which n receiver has been
asked, Tho company's deficit amounts to
$1,091, (22. The note were written In 1914,
when Lyndon D. Wood, president ot mo
Pension Mutual Llfo Insuranco Company,
Inaugurated his natlon-wldo spectacular
campaign to sell stock In hi company.
Somo of the subscriptions rnngo from J 60
to $20,000. Among tho subscribers was
Harry W. Neabttt, of Pittsburgh, Pa,, a
brother of Evelyn Nesbltt, former wife of
Harry 1C Thaw. Ills first subscription was
for 150, but later he purchased somo moro
stock for $150, and then signed for SG000
Another subscriber was Bhurze Takakl.
a. former attache of tho Japanese Embassy,
for $10,000. Tho subscribers live In Pltts
barsh. Chicago, Cleveland, New York, San
Francisco, Los Angeles, Galveston, Omaha,
Hot Springs and In other cities.
Th notes representing $883,363.98, were
turned over by Wood to a New Tork bank
tat firm, for which he received utility bonds
amounting to closo to $1,000,000. -The dlf
ference In tho notes was made up by Wood
with other notes Later Wood returned tho
Kinds to thoNew York bunking firm when he
was sued In tho Pittsburgh courts. Tho con
tention of Ihe New York bankers was that
tte not makers refused to pay when col
lections becamn due. The notes were re
turned to Wood. It Is said that some of
the notes were returned to the note makers
when they threatened to sue him for misrep
resentation when the stock was sold to
them, A large number ot the notes havo
MKN WHO OAVB NOTES
Insurance Commissioner O'Nelt today,
existed by his Investigators, Is trying to
And out what ttecamo of the notes which
were not returned to the makers. The com
plete list of note makers, which Is published
tor the first time, follows:
Herrr V. Alw
Harry V, Alwtiw..
J. w. Abraham...
J, Vfi Abraham,,
II. O, Aadrawa,,,.
W. II. Anderson.
B. M. Archibald. .
Ralph JI. Allison.
W. If. imII
W, . Ilell
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H. II, Hour....,,
M. W. llrunner...
John C. Urimdon, .
Q. P. nuaklay...
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PART 6P JIiILAt)BLPHIA GOES "DRY"
jEffzesotf sr .
Tho map shows the sections of the city which wcro affected by the break
in tha 48-inch water main in Frankford early today. All of Phila
delphia in tho nreft designated went without wnter until n much re
duced temporary supply wns furnlshod shortly bofore noon.
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r. V. Morna
William II, Mnntrrum
IMnn M. MncC.otlum .
IMnn M. MncCollum
W. A. Marvin
W, M. Miller
Wllllnm Mirrlman ...
I,, II Mniir :
i: 11, Miithpr
Albert :, Mnlttiy ....
Albart i:. Mnlttiy ....
Albfrt 10 Malthy ....
A. M. MeClymbiuta ...
A, M. McClymonds . . .
A, M. MrCbmondfl ...
Job aircrritht ,
J. ii. Aiccariia
J. II. MCt'u
J. n. McCa
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ttobart N, McKee,
Itobort . Mcica
w. ll. Miller
IV. H. Ml Her
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lioocri M. Airuna...
ij. o, McColliim....
O, J. Mosan.. ........
Charles ft. Melnlyre
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W. U. MrOlnnla ...
It. H, Mclntyre ....
J, M. McLaughlin ..
J, M McI.aUKhUll. ..
Harry H. Morrow ..
l)r. J. VI, Nprtw,.,.
II. W. Nealillt
II. W. Nesbltt
II. V. Neabltt
II, W. Naabllt
II. A Nculnhd
II. C Norton
Ilermnn a. Oftutt ..
Herman O. Oftutt ..
Harry W. Nsabltt ..
C. I:. Norrla
W. II. I'olon
II. II. I'hllllpa
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W. K. I'rlce
W. n. Price
II. T l'rldenux ....
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Cornellua Skinner ..
J. M, Stewart
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C. V. Mayers
J, C, Snyera ,.
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J. C. Hayera
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Thomaa K Senard
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William .11, Slllea
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Charles C. Schroyer..
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Bhuria Takakl, lO.ono oo
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J, A. Walter 1
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W. H. Wlaaener.
W. V. Wattltna.
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ll. A. Wallaca.,
Wllljam H. Wrljht.
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Total , , (883.108.08
Commissioner O'Nall left this city today
for his home at MaKeesport, Va,., after
holding conferences with his Chief exami
ner, w. J, Honey.
Teachers M&y Oppose Plan
Notices were sent out today to members
of the Philadelphia. Teachers' Association,
announcing a meeting of tha representatives'
of all public school faculties to be held
Wednesday afternoon in the auditorium of
the Philadelphia. Normal School. Tha pur
pose of the meeting was not stated, but ti
has been rumored that protests will be
formulated ag-alnjt the plan of the Hoard
of Education to require part-time teachers
teach two part-time classes. The part-time
classes convene three hours each day and
by having one teacher Conduct two of them
Instead of one, as Is now done, a savins; of
1300.050 a year, the board has figured, will
4ja effected! -
11 , 11 n t n 1 1 ) l ,iii nn , 1. i
Gas Shortage Cloaca Factories
WJIEKLINO, W. Va., Nov, l!.-3everal
thousand man are Idle and numerous large
IndusO-tal plangajure shut dawn or.narlsUeTj-
wvmma ledgbr-philadblphia, satoeday, hotebibbe i&
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News at a Glance
WANHINUTO.V, Nov. 18. An iiniircre
dctitcd rush of American tourlBtn to Kuropo
will lio tlio flrnt nfter-cltoct of tho wnr, nc
corilliiK to ntcnmslilp olTlclnla hore today
DlK transatlantic HtcniiiHlilp linen htivo
liccn Bwampcd with icqucslH for pnasngc
011 tho llrnt nlilps to leave.
t'llIOAOO, Not. 1B. Until I.nw, woman
aviator, ngaln postponed her flight to Now
York tot'liy, and nnnounced she would leave
Grant Park at 4 n. m tomorrow. Iteports
of bnd weather In tho Kant caused her de
lay. Mli Uavr expects lo cut CarlBtromn
recent record In tho Chlcafto-Now York
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18. The Hint
Department wan notified today of tho ap
pointment of Ljoubonlr Mlhnllovltch ns
Serbian Minister to tho United Slntes.
I1WCJN, P., Nov, 18. One man wn
killed nnd sovon Injured In n fall of nlate
In tho Ocean mine No. 2 of tho Berwlnd
Whlto Company near horo today. It wna
at first feared that nil olght had tiecn
killed, but seven of them escaped from tho
fall and woro only Injured by flying dobrls
1VA8IMNOTON, Nov. 18. IlrlRiwllar
General Hobert K. Evans, commanding onn
of tho brigades on tho Mexican border, will
retire from the army tomorrow. At one
tlmo General Kvans was Military Attacho
at Berlin, Secretary of War Baker now
has two brigadier goncrnls to appoint.
AI.IIANY, N. Y Nov. 18. Tomorrow will
mark the beginning of n proKram which will
cover a week In observance of tho bicen
tennial of St. Peter's Protestnnt Kplscopal
Church, this city. More than 2000 Invita
tions havo boon sent to Iho clergy nml
prominent laymen throughout the country.
Special Invitations have been sent to ICO
bishops, many of whom will attend.
BT. PAUL, Minn., Nov. IB. fit. Paul to
day Is decorated to represent Its appearance
fifty years ago, when several thousand
Auatro-Itungarlan and Oermans from tho
Northwest began arriving for nn annual
reunion and volkfest. Beginning tomorrow,
funds will be collected for four days for
the German lied Cross.
AMIANY, N. Y Nov. 18. On Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday of next week the
Woman Suffrage party will observe Its
forty-eighth anitanl convention In this city.
Open-air meetings will be conducted by
prominent membors of the suffrage move
ment AI.TOONA, P Nov. 18. Chorsed with
looting the home of Contractor II. W i?in
at Ant Hills, a suburb, of $3000 worth of
Jowolry, W. D. and W. C. Malone, nn
Itinerant carpet-denning firm, and their
two assistants were arrested today and held
for examination. They deny knowledge of
HOHANTON. Ps Nov. 18, Scrsiiton
firemen and policemen have petitioned
Council for a flat increase of $10 a month.
Battalion fire 'chiefs nro asking for im In
crease of IHO a month. Mayor Jermyn
favors the proposed Increases, but Coun
RKADINO, P Nov, 18, At tha twenty
eighth anniversary meeting here today of
the Ahlerlcus Club, Berks County's leading
Democratic organization, tho following
officers were elected i President, J. IMwnrd
Wanner) vice president, William C. Rourke;
secretary, Joseph P. Morris; treasurer.
Henry S, Flchthorn,
250 PRAY; BUREAU CHIEF
Continued from Pasa One,
utea that the outcome of the operation
might be successful.
Others In the corridors stood transfixed
at the unusual scene, whllo still others, mere
outsiders, took oft their hats and joined in
the prayer for the chiefs welfare.
A HARK SCnNK
Chief Cummlskey became 111 with pneu
monia about ten days nao. lis hrm han
confined to his home, at ttiO Frankford
avenue. Ills condition soon became critical
and he was taken to St. Mary's Hospital
ChUf CummUkty Is said to be the most
popular man who has ever held the poU
tlon of Chief of the Bureau of City Prop
erty, Realising that It was a matter ot
life and death, pr at least, such It appeared,
Hobert Hicks, acting chief, had little com
fort ta offer the many employes who called
this morning for news.
When It was learned that an operation
to remove pus from the patient's lungs
was to be performed at UllO one or two
employes suggested trying the means of
Those who gathered In the chiefs omca
Included William 8, Bowen, superintendent
of City Halt; the clerks In his offlce. all the
employes In Chief Cummlstey'ti offlce, la
borers about the building, cleaners, yand
other of his m&nr friends.
When the prayer had been effertd. th
solemn crowd, dispersed silently, but in tho
veii of wany hops was Ehlnliia.
CLOSER TO MONASTIR
Contlnsed from rate One.
a crest of the Setechkn, rahge north ot
Iven, repulsing every counter-attack. Tho
French announce tho storming of the
Ynrnnlipk monastery, which the Serbs an
In eastern Macedonia the British, con
tlnulng steadily the new offensive they
started on Wednesday, have taken the Vil
lage of Hnrnkll. This village In a little
lens than two miles rioutheast of Barnktl
Jumn, east of tho Struma, which the British
occupied recently. They nro pushing closer
to Dcmlrhlssar nnd tho Rupcl deP.lc, tha
entrance to Bulgaria.
FRENCH ATTACKS ON CEIINA
KIVBIl MONT BEATEN BACK,
BERLIN WAIl OFFICE SAYS
- nrcntilN (via Bayvllte wireless), Nov. 18.
French nttneks on tho Monnstlr plain and
on the snow-covered heights ntong the Cerna
River bond havo been repulsed with enor
mous losses, sayu tho Wnr Ofllco today In
an otllctal statement on Macedonian opera
tions. Ono mountain position, which had been
lost to tho Serbians, was recaptured by
German troops led by Ocnoral Otto von
Billow, who illnllngulshcd himself In tho
thick of thn fighting. As n roward tho
Kaiser had nppolntca him chief of tho rlllo
The official report says that violent
fighting In in progress around Monnstlr
HERMANS ADVANCE IN ALT
AND JIUIj VALLEYS; ALLIES
BEATEN A EAR CAMI'ULUNH
BRRMN, Nov. 18.
KTorts of the Russo-Rumnnlnn forces to
break through tho Austro-Ocrmnn center
on tlio Transylvania front havo failed.
Tho Wnr Olllco reported today that thn
Russians nnd Rumanians mndo strong at
tacks northeast of Cnmpolung, hut all wcro
Tho Germans havo mndo fresh progress
in tlio Alt and Jltit vnlleys.
Artillery duels nro reported from
Tho Wnr Ofllco statement follows:
Army group of Archduke Carl In
tho snow-covered Cnrpnthlnns, as far
ns tho mountain pnss highways south
of Kronstndt (Brasso), there has been
no cliango In tho past twenty-four
hours. Tho Rumanians attacked In nn
effort to push back our center north
east of Cnmpolung, but without success.
Tho Rumanian losses were heavy, In
tho forests nnd mountains on both
slilea of tho river valleys of Alt nnd
.Ilul German nnd Austro-Hungarlan
troops havo mado fresh progress Wo
havo captured mora prisoners.
Army group of Flold Marshal von
Mnckensen CDobrudJn) On tho loft
wing of the German-Biilgarlan-Turklsh
army thoro were nrtlllcry duels on
Kastcrn front Army group of Prlnco
Leopold On the Schltschnra nnd Stok
hod rivers hostllo nrtlllcry has been
morenctlvo than usual. Near Vltunelz,
northwest of Luck, n German patrol
cnterprlso wns carried out with com
FRENCH ATTACK REPULSED
ON SOMME, BERLIN SAYS;
GUNS ROAR AT VERDUN
BERLIN, Nov. 18.
Tho French forces on tho Sommc front
driving toward Bnpnume from tho south
delivered n strong attack last night against
tho Gcrmnn position nt Sallly-Hatlllsel nnd
south of that village, but It was repulsed,
tho War Offlce reported today.
Both north nnd south of tho Aucro River
British guns carried out n violent cannon
ado all night.
There woro bombardments on tho Verdun
front and In tho Vosgcs.
Tho omclnt report follows:
Army group of Prlnco Rupprecht
English nrtlllcry fire was directed Inst
night mainly against our positions on
both banks of tho Ancro, After artil
lery preparation, tho French, during tho
evening, launched n strong attack
pgalnst Sallly-Sallllsel nnd our lines
adjoining on the south, Tho attack
broke down under our flro.
Army group of tho Crown Prlnco '
Along tho northern part of tho Vor
dun front nnd isolated sectors of the
Vosgos nrtllery activity was tempo
Tho war Is approaching n decisive stage
and tho decision will rest with the cam
paign In Transylvania nnd Rumania. Such
Is tho export military viewpoint here.
As summed up today by a well-informed
mllltnry authority, tho situation Is:
"Tho trlangulnr loss nt Ancro does not af
fect the Somnia battle as a whole. Viewing
nil tho war theatera, the whole war has now
reached a period of tension. Tho solution
Is drawing near. When this shall come
depends upon the progress of tho present
fighting In the Rumanian passes. Wo aro
making progress there, but the mountain
difficulties nro grenter than In Serbia, Onco
General Falhonhayn crosses, my guess Is
tlio decision will come. How long this
will' tako wo do not know but one must
be patient nnd await coming developments."
BRITISH TROOPS ADVANCE
ON ANCRE; FRENCH CRUSH
ATTACK NEAR PERONNE
LONDON. Nov. 18. Further British ad
vances northeast of Beaumont-Hamel and
northward of Ucaucourt wera reported by
General Halg this afternoon.
Tho British commander-in-chief reported
a continuation of the heavy shelling direct
ed against Beaumont-Hamel and Hebuterne.
To tho north of Ypres ho detailed a success
ful raid by his forces of a German redoubt,
wherein a number of prisoners and a ma
chine gun wera captured.
Tho olllclal report follows:
Wo advanced our positions northeast
of Boaumont-Hame! nnd north of
Beaucourt also. Tho Oermans 'bom
barded Beaumont-Hamel and Hebu
terne very heavily laBt night. We car
ried out a successful trench raid
against a German redoubt north of
Ypres, capturing twenty prisoners and
a machlno gun,
PARIS, Nov. 18,
An attempt was mado last night by the
Germans to press back the French forces
menacing Peronne on tho western side, but
The War Office announced today that the
enterprise was carried out by a strong
German force which tried to penetrate
French trenches. The attackers were
driven back to their awn lines.
CZAR'S ARTILLERY POUNDS
ENEMY LINES IN VOLHYNIA
BERLIN, Nov, 18, Russian artillery In
Volbynla and further north has Increased
Its activity against the derman lines, says
the official statement of the German War
Northwest of Lutsk the Germans carried
out a successful patrol raid.
Three Magistrates 111
With Magistrate Call seriously 111 and
Magistrates Brlgga and Harris both vic
tims of uremics poisoning, the minor
judiciary in this city Is seriously crippled.
Magistrate Catt Is at his home, 1817
North Eighth street, suffering from gan
grene poisoning and heart failure. His
chances of recovery are said to be slight
A sufferer from heart failure for several
years, hU trouble during the Vlc lnVtl
gtttlwi wWcht resulted la his Indictment,
are wid to bat a aggravated this uf'Jictloa.
PENNSYLVANIA COMMERCE CHAMBER
HAS RHETT'S HEARTY APPROVAL
nnilERE arc many State Chambers
6t Commerce in tho membership
of tho Chamber of Commerce of tho
United States, which now includes
upward of 800 national and local
trade organization, representing every
State in tho Union, Tho State cham
bers nro among our most valued mcm
In wishing every success to tho
Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce,
which is now in process of organiza
tion, 1 desire to say, as president of
tho national Chamber, that wo believe
the State Chamber has tho samo valuo
to tho commercial Ufa of tho Stnto as
tho national Chamber has to the na
tion, It is n pleasure to send felicitations
to tho proposed organization,
R. G. RIIETT.
WATER FAMINE HITS
500,000; MAIN BURSTS
Continued from rase One.
nnd spraying mud In every direction. The
sower excavation was soon a swirling tor
rent and the wntor overflowed onto Frank
ford nvonuo to n depth of threo feet
The break put out of commission a sup
ply station of tha United Gas nnd Improve
ment Company nt Wheatsheaf lano and
Jasper street. This station Is used to re
charge batteries of etectrlo nutomoblcs of
tho company. The overflow partially sub
merged the engine and dynamo of the sta
tion and In a minute the plant was "dead,"
A hen house, belonging to Kdward Halm,
watchman of the station, was submerged
and Blxty chickens drowned,
As soon ns householders became nware of
tho fact that water pipes were on strike
they began bombarding tho ofllco of tho
Wntor Bureau with queries.
Chlof Do vis wns routed out of bed at
R o'clock nnd Immediately dispatched a
forco of men to the scene of the break.
Thcro are two water pipes at that point,
and the men hnd to dotermlno which wns
tlio culprit Tho broken section wns found
under olffht feet of earth. Then began tho
effort to segregate the broken section. This
wns dono by turning several valves. Whllo
the workmen were trying to segregate tho
brokon section, men In othor parts of tho
city wero trying to bring relief to tha
famine zone by directing other water sup
plies to the section and readjust and equal
ize tho water pressure of tha entlro city.
Water supplies tapped for tho benefit of tho
f.imlno urea wcro the East Park resorvolr.
the Corinthian resorvolr nnd tho Oak nnd
Queen Lnnn sections.
Chief Davla said that If the city had es
tablished an Independent plpo Una from
Lardner's point, na advocated by the Even
ing Ledcibh, the watqr famine would not
"With tho Independent pipe line," he said,
"wo would have had an additional strlnn
to our bow, mid wo could hae had plenty
of water In spite of tho break."
Tho break virtually crippled tho plant of
tho Stetson Hat Company. More than 1100
workers wero told that thera was no work
for them today.
The watchman at the plnnt of tho Wil
liam H. Horstmann Company, Fifth nnd
Cherry streets, noticed that the pumps In
tho place- had stnrted to "Jerk" nnd ho
filled all of the boilers. By tho time the
factory hands arrived tho water was off
ontlroly. Moro thnn six hundred employes
wcro dlsmlRiprt nnd tho factory wns shut
Tho Pennsylvania Pnsto Company, 238
North Second street, has enough water In
Its roof tanks to last through tho day.
Tho Fclton-Slbloy Company. Fourth nnd
Cherry streets, wns cut oft early today, but
later the pressure- was restored.
Moro than 400 employes wcro let oft for
tho day nt the Firth & Foster Company, n
dyehouso at Emerald nnd Adams Btroets.
Dye houses In that section of the city were
badly crippled. C. II Masland & Sons.
carpet manufacturers at Wlllard nnd Am
ber Btrects, let 800 men go for the day,
Other plants which shut down com
pletely or let many of their employes go
Included tho American Dyo Works, Tulip
nnd Westmoreland streets; tho Caledonian
Dyo Works, 193D East Clearfield street;
John Blood, underwear manufacturer, nt
Clearfield and Witty strcots; J. C. Hunt
ington Company, 938 North Third street;
the Crescent Corrugated Paper Company,
449 North Fifth street! Royal Silk Dyeing
Company, 1420 East Oxford street; West
mbreland Dyeing Company, Jaapor and
Other plants which were thrown Into en
forced Idleness follow:
O. A, Hlsler Paper Box Company, 245
North Sixth street, employing 600 persons;
H II Gulfusi Sons, manufacture of con
fectionary supplies, 1202 Vine street, 200;
Maloney & Herein, manufacturers of metal
cornices, 429 North Third street, 200; Mo
nongahcla Distilling Company, 311 North
Third street, 100 ; Carnwalth-Bell Company,
manufacturers of steam packing boxes, 613
Cherry street! Hntth-Foster & Co., dyers,
Emerald and York Btreets, BOO; Harvey
Fiber Company. Allegheny avenue nnd Jan
ney street, 200; Hulton Dyeing Company,
Frankford avenue, south of Bocklus, 100 ;
Robert II. Foerderer, Wheatsheaf lane, east
of Frankford avenue, 1100.
The Roosevelt Hospital reported that Its
water supply was cut off, Internes and
nurses were sent out with palls to search
the neighborhood for water.
The Episcopal Hospital, Front street
and Lehigh avenue, stopped Its engines nnd
boilers, suspended work In the laundry,
turned off the lights and postponed all the
operations scheduled for this morning be
cause water was shut oft at the hospital,
Tho hospital had 20,000 gallons of water
on hand In tanks, but that amount would
last but the fraction of a day with! 250
natlents. The superintendent said there
was no complaint or criticism of the Water
Department; that It was a circumstance
over which no one had control.
Stetson Hospital, IS4S North Fourth
street, reported thnt It was Ualng Its re
serve supply of water, and going on with
operations as usual,
The Kensington Hospital for Women, 136
Diamond street, with sixty patientB, was
compelled (o postpone baths, a number of
hours on account of the break. This was
the only Inconvenience, aa the water began
to flow again at about 9 o'clock.
St, Mary's Hospital, Frankford avenue
and Palmer street, with 160 patients, suf
fered no Inconvenience, went right on with
bathing, and washing operations. Water
came on at 9 o'clock In that district.
By some strange freak, the St, Chris
topher Jltwpltal for Children. Lawrence and
Huntingdon streets, had all the water it
needed, while the hospital authorities re
port that people living In the neighborhood
about tho hospital "had a fearful time, run-
.nlng- everywhere to get water."
The Frankford Hospital, by a like coin
oldenoe, had no trouble., while employes at
the hospital, living on Peon street, few
blocks away, reported that they had no
water for baths before going to work this
While the area covered by the famine
depends upon the high pressure system for
fire lighting purposes. Inconvenience was
suffered in certain sections where fire plugs
were connected with the filtered water y
terns. A no tune, however, ivas thre se
rious1 danger, because in case sf a bad Ore,
pipe lines- clM have bees connected wife
tha Wif in pMsaura nk
It. G. ItHETT
DEER DASHES TO ITS
DEATH IN (MTERY
Impaled on Fence in Mrtd Leap
to Escape Relentless
Llfo Is gloomy for nn ordinary deer.
After being chased about Falrmount Park
and condemned by tho Park Commission
for annoying tho floworB, many disheart
ened deer were rounded up nnd kept within
tho Inclosure out In tho people's playground.
A fow escaped nnd ran to tho woods
only to find that the hunting season had
opened. Man, the hlghernnlmal, left hla
comfortnblo homo and for "pure sport"
shot and chased the docs nnd harts every
tlmo they poked their noses out from n clus
ter of friendly trees for sunshine.
It wns ono. such deer, no doubt, that
toro down Rldgo avenue today. Boys polted
It with stones and copi gavo It nn angry
look. On reaching Mount Peace Cemetery,
nt Thirty-first street nnd Lehigh avenue,
tho pnnlc-strlckon nnlmat saw tho friendly
spreading green spots botween tho tomb
stones. But there was something ominous
In the vision The nnlfnnl tried to leap over
the fence But In tho mnd dcslro to escapo
from thoso In tho rear tho animal hnd no
chnnco to Judgo tho dlstnnco nnd was Im
paled on one of tho rigid points.
It struggled frantically ns ts Ufa blood
stained the railing. Even thoso wllb chased
It were halted In tholr "sport" by tho ani
Superintendent C. O. Simon heard tho
deer's moans and lifted It from tho rail
A fow moments later It died on tho grass
near a tombstono.
Its body was cut up nnd wilt no doubt
bring Joy to tho crave diggers nmong whom
It wns Bharcd.
City News in Brief
A I'KOTEbT AND memorial nirctln? In
behalf of "Joo" Hlllstrom, "ptolctnrlan
poet," legally shot to death In Salt Lnko
City n year ago, and for tho Imprisoned
Minnesota mine strikers, will bo held to
morrow night nt Roynl Hall, Seventh nnd
Morris streets, under tho niisplccs of tho
International Defenso Confercnco of Phila
delphia. Miss K. G. Flynn will speak In
English nnd other addresses will bo mado
In foreign languages.
roil F1IOVOST I-.IKlAlt TAIIS SMITH'S
home, to bo bought and furnished by the
nlumnl of tho University of Pennsylvania,
$60,000 has been raised by the committee
In charge. To comploto tho fund, Intended
to ho f 100,000, Secretnry Horace M. Llppln
cott, of tho General Alumni Society, has or
ganized an auxiliary committee n New
DR. SIMON Ft.KXNRn, head of the
Rockefeller Instltuto, of New York, Is nt
Bryn Mawr as tho guest of Dr. M, Carey
Thomas, president of tho college, his sister-in-law.
Doctor Flexner addressed the girls
at the collego last night.
AN EXPLOSION of n detonator for n
shrapnel shell on which ho wns working
In tho Frankford Arsenal nearly proved fa
tal to Bernnrd McKavlns, twenty-two years
old, ot 2666 Birch street. He Is In tho
Frankford Hospital, where his condition Is
said to be critical.
OFFICERS OF TUB OLD TUPILS'
AaaocUtlon of the Friends' Central School
havo been elected ns follows; President,
Robert Blddlo; first vice president, Walter
C. Hancock; second vice president, Emma
Wain Hires; treasurer, E. T. Stotesbury;
secretnry, Virginia D, Kenney; registrar,
Arthur II, Miller; assistant registrar, Alice
Russell., Among the members chosen for
the executive committee were Joseph W.
Swain, Edna B. Mcllvaln, Amelia R. Coals
nnd George L. Mitchell.
Oinr.fi OF THE flrhuylklll Arsenal,
Twenty-sixth street and Oray's Ferry road,
are Bewlng sill: flags for tho President nnd
army chiefs. Tho girl who Is embroidering
the President's flag Is usng twenty-seven
shades of Bilk In an eaglo that will adorn
tha center of the ensign. Tho blending of
tha shades Is as skillfully done as In a
painting and tho embroidery work looks the
same on both slilea ot the flag, The flags
are to fly ut the White House.
MOIIF. THAN 1100 Democrat will fit land
tha Inauguration of President Wilson. The
city committee has reserved accommoda
tions for 700 persons In the National Hotel,
The Jefferson Club has made reservations
for 400, A special Pennsylvania. Railroad
train will take them to the capital.
A ISOO OUDEH for tret for Joaepli Ilrob
Tyler, counsel for George E. Thompson,
forger, who was convicted ot manslaughter
In the death of leaao Htbba, wis signed
today by Justice Garrison. The order re
moves the possibility of a motion for a, new
AN AltaUMENT In a restaurant at
Broadway and Mount Vernon street this
morning at daybreak resulted In two men
being scabbed and their two alleged assail
ants arrested. The wounded men are
Perry Waterhouie, of 1111 Baring street,
and Everett Joslln, of 622 Taylor avenue,
both of whom are eighteen years old. The
men under arrest are Edward Hackett, of
419 Berkeley street, and Edward Davis, ot
416 Royden street
CllIKS FOR AH) frightened two neiroes
who attempted to hold up George Shoe
maker, thirty-eight years old, of 1609
Broadway, at Third and Mjckle streets
early this morning. Although beaten over
the head, Shoemaker's cries attracted the
attention of Policeman Stanton. The man
was taken to tho Cooper Hospital, while a
search was started for the thugs,
BEVK3H BURNB suffered Wednesday,
when he fell through a pocket In a freight
car loaded with hot ashes taken from freight
engines and was burled In them up to his
waist, caused the death this morning of
James Smiley, a negro, twenty-eight years
old, ot 100 South Second street, an em
ploye of the Atlantlo City Railroad.
1 III II naa.aa.iaaii , las
John S. George Dies in New York
NEW YORIC Nov, 16 John S. George,
nephew of the lata Governor R. P. Flower,
died at hla horn In thla city. He, was
bora May i, ISIS, in Water town and was
4ueate4 1ft theMblla schools aa Wes
Isyan yBi-vurslty Va leaves a so.
LAW TO ENFORrt?
""""""" "MA ,1
IN 8-HOUR PIGItt
President Expected to As
uongress to Complete
CRISIS NOT YET AVERTEM
Activities of Organized Caplufl
WASHINGTON, Nov. II. - AdminlJ
4 1 Aft lan,taa It.-. A...4u . TaB
....... .v. ..c,,, luUuy were ready to toil
fl e Atlaa)ai efakaa, nail a H
., U..B. .u, uruier legislation for pr;
venting another railway strike crliU. fW
ful consideration of the sparks of iMsS
uu" '" " ve Deen cropping BW
various parts of tho count rv fcri,,.. ...-
belief that a striko has not yet beeri,,MrtS
c. iv is uoiieveu i-resiaent Wilson fil ;
slst that Congress pass his full .mi.,..,
leglslatlvo 'program as submitted 14 Xs3
bubx, oi wnicu me elght-hour law , i
That program contained a form ittetji
iumuiy mcuinuon, authority for the ftu
tcrstato Commerce Commission to bti J
creased wages In mind when cotuMwfcf
plena for Increased freight rates, which bl
not now done, and provision for iur
powers ior mo commission.
unrosi over laDor conditions, as. trkl
uencea ny tne American Federation! t:1
Labor, now In session In Baltimore, ah till
National Council of the Chamber r. rwl
merco or tne united States, In iloa lurjl
has brought talk of a national labor limS
glo of unprecedented pronortlona. l i. f.,51
thnt nn eight-hour day law for all IniuitruiJ
laoor is certain to bo fought for In tie t
nrnflrhlnff Menalnn nt Pnn,.... i
I.e(rlfilftMnn n nr,vnl ,.llM.i
"pending a settlement of disputes betweu1
ciiii'iujrcio nun employes was rcomniM.
cd by tho National Council of the Uolud
States Chamber of Commerce today, XW
thn f.nvrnmnnt tnlrA ilnna In m.1,. .i-
stabilization, Improvement nnd extenilon f
iraiisunruuion laciuues, also was recoct?
mended. . -J
DateErofen in thn manflna ihnHI .! fl
nnd almost unanimous sentiment d-nlutS
uiu jvuumson oigni-nour law. It
TllA nlfttit, hrtfnrA tht. "AMnill twltt I... ..-.9
nut Iti nenfirntn rfArnniimin. ...-fl
dum to each question. The principal qnuS
nun win uo to nnu n permanent lOlutloia
ior mo striKo proDicm. remaps thj.nwstj
comprehensive plan was that presents bji
Ocorgo MclC McClellan, of tho Seittl
chamber, providing the establishment of ij
wngo commission and proposing remedies iol
prevent an siriices.
LABOR TO THANK "WILSON
FOR BACKING ITS CAUSE!
' , s&
Delegation From Federation Conven-j
tlon Going to Washington Today
BALTIMORE, Nov. IS. Labor iomi
100 strong will mnke a pllgrlm&w iel
Washington today to meet and thank rrtil-J
dent Wilson for his efforts In behalf of til
working world. The delegation will tu
headed by Samuel Clampers, president 'of the!
American Federation of Labor, and ittttrfl
leaders attending the convention ot tie
federation horo. J "
Tho men nro hopeful of hearing front lb
President the position which the A6Jhi
tratlon will take In the lmnendlnr Hanoi!
over tho Adamson eight-hour bill. 'Tit i(L
President will receive the deteratei litt'i
this afternoon, Thoy wilt leave BtItlaMi.';j
on a special train at 12:G5 and reaoh WUB; j
Ington nn hour later, returning tonlfht j
Labor heads here continued to malnUIsJ
today an absoluto silence regarding tht,Ki-f
tlonal Founders' Association and the newiyl
created national Industrial cdnfertnet!
board which nro reported to be lined Wul
behind the railroads in their opposition le
tho Adamson bill. The radical element of j
the convention regards the two organlttsj
tlons ns a distinct red rag- to the labor buD,
nnd will demand retaliatory action CefOTtJ
the convention, closes, Tha conservatives,!
however, headed by President Qomperi sxljj
Secretary Morrison, maintain illeow.1
though President Gompers has promised wl
give tho employers his "answer" nerfl
MORGAN BEHIND BATTLE
ON 8 HOURS, REPORT BAYfl
Backer of Industrial Conference Bean
NEW TORK. Nov. 18. J. P. MonTtfl 11
tho man behind the secretly organised lt
tlonal Industrial Conference, Board, waim.
with Its claim to a membership of 1!,W
contains of Industry, havlne IS. 000.000,011
capital nnd 0.000.000 workers on their,
payrolls, has betrun n vast oreanlied War;
faro on the eight-hour day for railway;
trainmen, according to tne new ',
World this morning. . i
Mr Morgan Is the chief owner of,tbt
Oenernl Klectrlo Company, one of !
largest employers of labor In the Industry;
and It M-as that corporation which, throuia,
one ot its ornclals. Magnus W. Aiexsnut
It was learned, began early this y,er;tJ
formation nf tho Industrial conferenc i
Mr. Alexander announced among thecal
tains of Industry that the board was w n
"a co-operative body composed of rewe
sentatlves of national Industrial asiQCl,
tlons, organized to provide a cjearlnt' pout
of Information, n Iforum for eonitrMtltej
discussion, nnd machinery for co-oprttfe
action on matters that vitally affect tu
inaustnal development of the country-
TOO ITK FOB CIAS S UJ1CATI0K
to WILMINGTON, 2fc j
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Close eonuecliou en "'"""""".r-r Vtfl
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WANTED, chambermaids. houasWoriyjWWy
cooks for .Inetliutlon "' " JM
.ijquynertr if9 " ?--y J 7
Help wantbp I&iMSr.
.., lihAH, lufara naaB. BUS.. 100. -"
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... .. .. fc.w.m..iV-ST.
ni.RiiK in rffl.-. ot lane factory WFLFiSs
epportunUv to ",",,lii fiSijjr
curate t i!rara. Addra 90J lams
yo&jra'k'isf wgt4 for bbrtU
piggies- Ag.t v4 -
STj&Lmr' omnnnevn At rilFXTEJl
SMfw Specie! ao-dey excursion J;
ll!. wuTbs sold dally. I'fe9W!,B
B' dai.T8undaya and hotWsr (
Wn.lnton tor M i
Cheatnut at. Bervlcaa nd lot. ManaW " 'I
Tuts, 1210 p. m. Omit tlowsra. -,-
BOiyrONl-Nov, li, WU.UAM O KgS
husbai.d. ot-Dora. Bollon J"" Actorm"
41 Illtlva, nd f'i'n"-. ! Wo W. V
ami A. M.I Ela Council, Ni. h "f sett
1-a.trlotla Amer.t MsiiTe toUMlbJJ '.(XSr;
and naushter of, Llbertyi Vf,"Pl, tay
No. TS, Y .0. 8. of A. WyMnJaoiinro
see vires. Wed.. 3 P. m., at 2 ATs
private. Hillside cVm. VrUodj mar wf -j
malm Tuts,, from 1 ta 10 p . "U-jsssj
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