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VILLISTAS TRAP FOES;
SUNDAY PAPER FOR CITY;
TO REVIVE OLD ITEM
Mny Lnter Become Daily, Snys
James J. Wrny( New
CREW KNEELS WHEN SUBMARINES
APPEAR; PROVE TO BE U. S. CRAFT
Captain of British Steamship Orders Life Boats Swung
Overboard to Escape German Torpedo From
RE C0STANHN0 SAM'
FENDED BY MMHOL
FIGHT NEAR CHIHUAHUA
Cnrrnnzislna Halted in Pursuit
of Bandita From North
itchcll, Also Favoring Revised
Ha Tranmto ContinurtmentG coni
85th Word Route, Denies
il Kniflcr ni Dnnni dollo
4 , X
Ivffrorons denial that politics hl anr-
iWK to aa witti tne rerouting oi win pro
feed hlgh-srmul surface Una through th
Wtf'MOt Wftrd In illvrnc from Ih
fcylor Transit iinn w mn wur r
IruUor McNIiShol nl Blect Councilman
n(s Mitchell, of the- Thlrty-flflh Wttril,
'tjfha own rtal wtslB nlonn th rout now
lcftr8c by northeast cltlns that the
rtjrto was changed to Increas the vs-lu
Wffronl estala owned by Benntor McNIchoL
meet Councilman Mllchelt and othara wri
Tr1t with ft counter-chnt- from Mr, .MIL
.-! ,.. II.. n-....,.,- nlM mill WHfl ttllVO
CSUd by Its proponent because It would
benefit their property It" adll that h
e?6W to to HarrUburK Monday to flaht,
JjJJiecsssnry, for the certificate of public
, onvenlnco for the line's construct on,
Which will bo requested from the l'ublie
fiirvlce Commission. ,, . ,
L"Tlie new "route la perfectly satisfactory.
BlW Senator MoNlohol, who united with
Mr. Mitchell In defending It "t own n I (lie
IMVtd atone; It. but that wns purchased eluht
ySara nco. 1 don't know when th property
o Iho Philadelphia I.nnd Company wan
VThe Senator la Interested In thlt companyi
which H one of the ownera whose property
will Increase In value.
Y'Thla la a purely builneta proposition,
riild Mr Mitchell emphatically. "The I Inn
nj It would bo conitructed Under the Taylor
plan would coat J8.000.000 Instead of M
3(10,000. Tho reporta circulated that the
Mrm tand over which It wns proponed to
lay tho traefca wouw ne aonairu m unit.
jyfew larfte landowners mlKht have offered
siVevv acre, but certalnlylhe aninll prop.
rty ownora would not ttlvt, nay, half their
holdings. ,. ,
'TTi6 present plan la tho most sntlsfac
too, economic and fair to tho peoplo of the
Thirty-fifth Ward A publlo meeting In Him
tlelon decided what routo tho people wanted
nd I am willing to go boforo tho peoplo
ajjAln and abldo by their Judgment, riio
people who want tho line to run over their
land demand It merely because It would
Increaao the value of their properly.
Although Iho peoplo feel that they have
teen duped, Bimnol K. roster, president of
tho Thlrtynflh Ward Itnpld Transit Abjio
elation. Bald, they prefer tho construction
of tho line under Iho coiincllmnnlc ordlnanco
to a. possible delay rcaultlng from a protest.
Tho Taylor plan, ho said, would be far
bolter, an It would nave time by operating
over a private right of way Instencl of tho
publlo hlghjvay. ndward 11. Mnrtln, chair
man of the transportation commutes of the
TJnited nuslness Men's Association, la male.
Ing-tt canvas nmong ofllcera of tho associa
tion to determlno whothcr or not n protest
acalnst lasuanco of tho writ of publlo con
venience should bo mado.
NOTEb BELGIANS JOIN
Senators, Doputiou, Judges ntul Law
yers Senl Signed Nolo to Gen
eral von Bissiwr
HAVItK, IJeo. 9. Twenty Ilelglan Hena
tora and twentythreo Belgian Dcputlen
now living In Ilrusseln havo taken tho
personal risk of sending a signed protest
to General von Hissing, tho Military Oov
mor, against tho deportation of Hoi
Elan. Tho Henntora and Deputloa at tho
aame tlmo sent copies of tholr protest to
Brand TVhltlock, tho American MInlstor to
llelglumi to tho Marquis do Vlllalobnr,
Spanish Minister at nrussotM, and to tho
diitlomntlo ropreaentatlvca of other coun
tflc.i. ' At tho earns tlmo BOO Judgcn and mem
bers it 'tfr& nbtglon bar, fnotablo among.
Whrfm ato tho Judgea of tho Court of Caa
eatlon. of nntocM. tho Court of Appen
end' tha Courts of Commorco. also navo
Ignod a letter to General von Hissing pro
teatlng against tho deportations aa In "cun
temut of .natural rights, nf thu slatuto law
IWdjOf tho law of nations."
W.OMEN LOAN SHARKS
. ; HAVE 1G0.00P VICTIMS
Gentle Sex Dominates "Trust" That
farassea Borrowers, Investigator -',;
Telia Chicago Board
&HtCAaO, lioo. 0 One hundred nnd
sUU? ihousand persona nro In thq grip of n
loanTahaVk trust, According tp tho report to
tha, l'Ubllo Wolfaro Ueiiarlment gf Mrs.
Loolfo Osborne jrtowean Investigator, mado
publlo today. Tho business done by tho
1S9 ngcnclca mild to bo banded together
amoUnta to 111,800,000 annually.
IToKion nredomftiato among tho active
bonds of the agencies, tha report adds, and
women arp used, to luro tho victim to bor
row, 'beyond his needs and later to harass
tlioJa who do not meet their obligations
PAtlKWAY SALOON TRANSFERS
r , '
Ownera Plan United Appeal to tho Li
Safoon ownera along tho Parkway are
considering seriously tho plan that they cot
together In tlmo' for the March session of
tha License Court, and present their do
mnnds for transfer at that time.
Thai proposition was advanced by Judge
Barrett yesterday when It waa shown that
eight, saloons along tho Parkway would be
forced to move early next year when the
city will rats buildings along tho route. It
wng taken up by the liquor dealers, who aro
Ascertaining possible locations where pro
tMU("(lll not be tiled by neighbors,
DUMA AROUSED BY INSULT
'leader of Russian Extreme Right De
' cllnea to Meet President's
fe V f Seconds
PBTItOOnAD, Deo. 3 -Seconds calted
by President Michael Jloditanko, of the
Dumu, to demand a duet with M. Markoff,
leader of the Kxtreme night, today, decided
that uuch a meeting waa Impossible. As a
measure of retaliation to the Insult which
llnrkoflf gavo the president and through
him, the yjrr.a the leader of all other par
lie decided to ostracize Murkoft and hla
entire party, the OctobrUt.
Markoff called the president of the Duma
"a babbling Blackguard." nnd explained
f: .that la this characterization he Intended to
m-insult the entire Duma. Itodtlanka attempt-
ea iu resign nia unicmi pavilion so mat ne
wa privately cuauenge nis opponent
" "Civil War Veterans to Hold Reunion
JP5? forty-sttth annual reunion and ban-
- -tyu- Qi tne Aaaoeiatlon Fourteenth Rtgl-'JMfl'-
Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers,
ill b held this afternoon and tonight at
Wt OJtvtJnantal Hotel The assoelatlan la
Wt4ftnp at Civil War veterans. They will
hvvf- a busliiea meeting In tho afternoon
Ml a banquet tonight. Ottlceru of the ajuto
etenou are John Kece, president ; Jamea
WlWnjJM, first Vice president; Edward
3tadiasn. second vlca nresldent : William v
r JlMfman. adjutant; A. C. Brown, treasurer.
PjMwauMi a, w tmin, caapwin.
"Antti" He-ele?! Mrs. Dodge
WAIflKGTON, Dec. S Mrs. Arthur X.
or rvew xoru, wa? r-iectd presl
1 the National AtsouUtlon Uppcwed lo
VHAH Suffrago at lb ctooliig session
mmctMUOvn aiiauai oonvtn.Uan.
jitata a. uu w, w i lirt.
m?&m WH-WHiwa Olavw.W HarMarrt, qtOB
MULAtfmM F kaAn .u,&!9, yk.aiUb, UJt I 0lffe.?rair hta fifuahlaTn. j I
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Etj PABO, Tjr., Dec 9 Fighting
between Vllllstas and Mexican Government
troop wa In progren early today near
Kresno, len miles from Chihuahua City.
During tho night General Murgla, Carran
xista commander, hurried re-enforcements
to the rtllef of General Omna'a column
cf cavalry which had started In pursuit nf
tho bandits after the evacuation of Chi
huahua I'lty and had fallen Into a Vlllhta
trap, according to Information received hero
by mining men and United Htales depart
Oxuna was enllred Inlo a trap early yes
terday near Santa Yeabel by the Vllllstas.
Ills forces wero attacked and driven back
toward tho capital, Near Kresno Oiuna
halted to make a stand against the bandits
meantime asking Murgla to hurry rriier.
The present engagement Is not taken by
military inert to mean that Villa Intends
to maka another nssatitt upon the northern
capital, but merely to hamper serious pur
suit by Goernmenl troops In military
quarters here there Is mu:h speculation over
Villa's next move.
IN PERIL; TIES ON TRACK
Train From Philadelphia Hits
Obstruction at Rock Glen.
No One Hurt
WIMCKS-nAlUU:, I'a., Dec 0 Ties were
placed on the tracks of tho Pennsylvania
llallroad At Hock Olen, between Ilnxleton
nnd N'eaoopeck Inst night In nn attempt
to wreck the "I'ennrylvanla tiler" duo hero
from Philadelphia at 9 26 o'clock. The en
gineer saw Die obstruction In tlmo to nnld
a serious wreck
Nono or the pasioiignrs was Injured, but
tho locomotlvo was damaged utter atrlklng
the obstruction. Two years ago a sorlea
of atlmnpta was mado to wreck the tiler
at Hock Glen In a simitar manner. An
aged man, arrested for theso offonsea, Mns
committed to nn asylum
TWO BIG COMPANIES
AIK"'" ,f,n COMBINE
Wcstlnghouso ..utuku anil Union
Switch nnil Signnl Perfect Agree
ment Involving Millions
PITT.HnunOH, Dec D Ono of tho larg
est Industrial mergers In tbc history of
Pittsburgh will be completed within a few
dnys, tho Wcstlnghouso Airbrake Company.
Wllmerdlng. and Union .Switch ami Signal
Company, BwIshwiIo, combining Tho direc
tors of tha two companion han unanimously
approved a proposition to unlto thesn two
companies. It Is now up to tho alockholdrrH
It Is proposed to Increase the capital Block
of the nlrhrakn company from $20,000,000
to $30.00(1.000 and to exchungo the shares at
a ratio of four (iharrs of Alrbrako for llvo
shares of Union Switch preferred, and two
shared of Alrbrako for three Sharon of
union .Switch common A twenty per cent
stock dividend will also bo declared.
ADAMSON LAW TEST
ON SMALL RAILROAD
Special Attorney nnd Gregory Decido
. -,on Missouri, Oklahoma nnd
wAtmiKinoN. Dec. 0 Tho railroads
of tha country must be sntlslled with tho
decision of tho .Supremo Court on tho con
stitutionality of tlfo Adamsori olght-hour
law In thn Mltwourl, Oklahoma and Gulf
llallroad case Tho railroad asked that
tho protcnt of a larger railroad bo inudo
thp test of tho law
This wan learned at tho Department of
Justice today following a conferonco bo
tweon iTiiult Hagcrman, apodal attorney
n charge of tho Government's defenso of
tho legality of tho railroad legislation ; At
lornoy General Gregory nnd Assistant At
tornoy General Underwood.
following tho conference Mr. Ilngcrman
began preparation for tho Government's
PNEUMONIA KILLS FIITY-FIVE
Deaths of Wcok Increaso Because of
Deaths In tho city .luring the week wero
672, as compared with 107 Inst woek. nnd
III. "ff i "'e c"""ndliiK week last
year. The Increaao Is duu Inrgoly to pneu
monia and kindred lunir tr,.ut,lp.
mo ueatna were: ainlea,
S82; boyH, 67, and g.rls. 43.
Tlio causes of
whwipin couxli . . .
uphtetrla and crou
11 t lt f 1 1 n m I
Tuben ulosU m.nl'nVVl hi ' ,' .' .' ' ' .'
Hlmpi- mtnlnsltfi ,, ,.
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Acuta lirnnchllln .11 A
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liront'tionneunionU : :
oihar lliMa of ruplratorr ,nm
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Acute nipltrttla snd llrlsht'a .llMuiu'
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I'urrra xpllraaml ,.
Puerixral acrldtnla ....
ConianlUI iloblllly ,
Olh.r violent daalha
Hulclita ....I, .
All otnar dlaeaacs ......
Coroner's casta pending
Police Court Chronicle
One good turn deserve another and bo
does ono bad one, according to Anthony
Dett. lie la a sullor, and has a good
When Anthony waa In thla port about a
year ago a man tetolo his watch In the Ten.
derloln. At the time Deti admits that ho
waa In no condition to pursue the pur
lolner. Dut since then the sailor has gone
on the water wagon.
He wa eating some chop euey In a Chi.
nee restaurant when he eaw a face at a
table nearby which looked familiar. Det
waa sure that the man wa the fellow who
took his watch. Going to the tabU thi
th suspect waa eating, Anthony ordered
him to stand up. When he did a the sailor
knocked hint down. Then the light went
out At least It appeared that way to An
thony The next thing the sailor saw waa a cell
in which he awoke next morning When he
wa removed and brought before llagl.trato
Trey, he aeked for an explanation.
-That' what you were brought here for."
eaid th Judge. "You were found flghtlnr
v.,,,, limit uuMur vie. jjy way or
evidence the man whom Anthony struck
was brought before him
"Well. Pm tung agio.." said Detl. Pve
been hunting for a feller that stole me
watch, and I thought thla guy was the one,
but ha ain't"
The man who appeared against Anthony
said hla name waa Jack Blnns.
"How about tha black eye I got," asked
"I apologize." said Dett, "and I'll buy you
the best dinner you ever had
That jwejued to piea pinna
Th old livening Item will be revived at
midnight, but It will bo a Rundny political
and sports publication. According to Jomw
J. Wray, editor and publisher. It will be
politically Indepondent. Wrny Is now
editor of the West I'hlladelphla Quiver.
Ths Item, bolh dnlly and Hunday. ceased
publication a few years ago According lo
teporla circulated this afternoon the Hunday
Item will be conducted under tho auspices
of the Item Publishing Company, which was
Incorporated In Detawaro Willi a capital of
Heverat of the staff Who held positions
on the defunct Hem will also be connected
with the new Sunday Isiue They Include
Kamuel Hudson, who will art n political
idltor. II Waller Hchllchter, sporting edi
tor, and Harrington Fitzgerald, who will
hao charge of the dramatic and nrt de
partments lie was ono of tho former own
er of Iho Item
Arrordlng to Wray, thn new paper has
160.000 In bank with which to start busi
ness. It was reported that flnnnclat bark
Init had been obtained from William II
Dunn and Kreil Chandler, but Wrny would
not admit this He declared that the money
camo from this city.
If the Sunday Hem ohtnlnn enough city,
county nnd Htato advertising. It la suld. tho
nubllcatlon will appear dally This will
mean, despite Mr Wray's announcement of
political independence, that tlio paper will
bo a Ilepubllcan organization organ
THREE AGED MEN RUN
DOWN BY AUTOMOBILES
One, 77 Years Old, Steps From Ue-
hintl a Machine to Uo Struck
Three aged men were tho victims of auto
mobllo nccldenls In Philadelphia within tho
last twenty-four hours. John Klrbsltl, a
sevonly-soven-year-old street ple.iner, of
Hrlilge Mrerl nnd Toru-sdnlo nVenue, re
mixed a fractured skull and Internal In
juries when ha stepped from behind nn
automobile standing by the curb nl Holler
nnd Grlscoin streets mid walked In tho path
of nnothor machine Mark Iteeves, of 1713
Norlhwood street, drher of tho car. carried
tho Injured man lo tho Krnnkford llnspitnl.
then surrendered to tlio police Ho will be
given a hearing today in tho Krnnkford
Kollx McWIIIInms, neenty-two yearn old,
of 2735 Pulaski nnnue, wn run down by
p. machine at Fifteenth anil Hprlng Garden
stress Ho In In tlio Mcdlco-Chlrurglcal
Hospital with a broken leg
A policeman found August Katiffmati,
tlfty-ono years, lying uncnnscloua nt Itlch
mond street nnd Huso.ueh.iunn ncnuo Later
ho raid that ho wan struck hy an auto nt
Glrnrd nwnue nnd Norria street Ho la In
Bt Mnry's Horpllnl.
CITIES SHOULD CONTROL
FOODJ3AYS DR. WILEY
"Peoplo Ilnvo Got to Take This Thinf?
in Hand," Saya "Man Who Puri
fied tho Table"
WASHINGTON, Dec 3 Dr. Harey W.
Wiley, "tho man who pnrllled thn Ameri
can tnblo," came out today with n pl.in to
niivn It from tho clutches of the food spec
ulator He wants municipal and Htato con
trol of all food supplies
"Tho pnoplo hae got to toko thin thing
Into their own hands," Doctor Wiley raid
"Federal cnntiol linn failed so far to an
swer tho purpose. Food supply is too Mini
a mnttcr to ha bandied about by unscru
pulous food speculators and laxity of Fed
Doctor Wlloy'a plan contemplntca tho
taking over by municipal authorities of nil
food supplies, and tho dlspoiiilng nf them
to tho consumer at rcnsonahlo prices.
Mrs. Le Due Free;
Tells of Murder
Cnntlnueil from I'nse One
accomplished a wabbly signature. Sho ro-
belved twenty-fix o rents for n wltnesH fee.
"I think I'll tnko this blank home nnd
frame It," she said with a wan smile.
"No, I couldn't talk or be Interviewed'
sho added as they half carried her out of
tho court Into tho Coroner's room. "I
only want to get homo ngnlii."
OI-'K KOI1 IIOMI3
In the Coronrr'H room she collapsed nnd
had to be placed on a couch. I.n Duu sat
by her sldo und held her bund. When who
had rccoxered they left for Chicago on tho
Mrs Le Duo Is n big Juiioes(Uo wumun,
with a classically beautiful face. Her hnlr
Is the Titian red oxer which artistu rave.
Hhe wns quietly nnd expenslxely dressed.
A picture hat, largo nnd eoxcrely plain, of
taupe, with only mi upstanding chuux of
taupe ribbon in tho back for trimming,
(rained her white fnca. Her hair vxaa drawn
bark with u simplicity that few women
could stand. A bcnutlful coat of taupo
xelour, with soft gray fur nt the neck, cuffs
and hem, which alio wore throughout tho
Inquest, covered her frock.
Klio was tuken In nn automobile to City
Hall from the Jefferson Hospital, where
she has been since the shooting. Physically
she Impresses one as having been magnifi
cently endowed with health, but It was said
In tha court today by those who have kept
In touch with her physician that her condi
tion Is still precarious.
The stanch loyalty of the young hus.
band waa the subject of oommont In tho
courtroom today, as It has been over since
the shooting Krom the moment that he
waa summoned from Chlcngo to be told
that, his wife had been Implicated In a sen
sational murder he has declared his faith
HUSBAND'S VAITII KIBM
"I know that she oame from New York
vlh Graveur In tils automobile," he said
at the time. "I knoxr that she went with
him for supper at the hotel and that she left
her handbag In his room. It does not mat
ter. She waa staying with my nephew In
West Philadelphia. The other woman xvas
Jealous and did the shooting. I believe her
story. I'm going to etlk to Lillian. '
The tenderness and aympathx that ha dUj
placd this morning shexved that he has
"I'd lmxe done the same thing," he re
marked once. 'If I thought she was guilty,
but I don't."
The presence. In court of I-ayton b'choch.
a Philadelphia lawyer, who said that he
was Interested In the case but did not
represent the Le Dues, gave rise to the
speculation that there mbjht i sQ4mtbuu)i
stevepnjeet It vxaa fouad, howoxer, (feat
iaHtrria.3 a. S7fa
O. A. R. MEMORIAL AT SHORE
Atlantic City will dedicate n marblo
shaft in honor of tho soldiers nnd
sailors who served in tho Civil War
with a pnrado of military nnd pa
triotic organizations n week from
today. This monument marks tho
first stop in the ornamentation of
tho city. Joe Hooker Post, G. A. II.,
guaranteed tho monoy to pay for
tho memorial, which Atands in Al
bany Avcnuo Park. .
War Council Debates
Next Teuton Blow
Continued from I'sse One
tlilniiH which the Germans claimed hnd ex
hausted itHolf n week ago, Is becoming morn
Tho llussn-Kumanlnn forces that fell
back from lluchnrest arc undoubtedly feel
ing their way Into new positions to offer
hattlo to thn German, Austro-Hung.irlnn,
llulgarlan nnd Turkish hosta
Grent stores of provisions, minerals and
other ltnl supplies aro finding their w.iy
hnck Into tho Central I'mplrca from lluch
airst Already the rontiercd territory has
been plarcd under German military rule and
tho pcHs.intu hno been told to return to
their homCH and till their noil Just ns they
did befnrn tho unr.
UKRM.V, Dec. 0
The Ituinnnlann nro
beforo the nilxnnclng
In complete retreat
D.intilio and right
German nrmy xi'lngn In ltumnnln, todoy'H
olllclal statement assorted Hlnco December
1 tho Ituinnnlnns tost more than 70,000
men In prlnouera nlnno, with 181 cannon
nnd 120 machine guns
.Several thousand of thesa Included n
forco of ItuinanlniiH xxhlch endeavored to
make their xxny from the passea northeast
of Slnnya toward tho southeast.
Discussing thn number of prlsonera nnd
cannon taken, tlio olllclal statement de
clares: Tho slzn of tlicso figures admits of a
clear conclusion hh to tho Importance nf
tho huccchs obtained Ijy.our troops, and
shows to what ilegret' tho nuinhnlnu
nrmy Is In confusion.
Tlio losses In tUnd nnd vxounded cor
respond to tha number of nrluonurH
Tho amount nf tho booty and war
material Ih Incalculable,
Vuln nttucks by Husslan forces against
German positions north of Nnrocz I.ikn and
Skorynnrrow. preceded by Urn preparation,
Hero unsuccessful, tho War Olllco said.
A majority of othor strong IluusUn nt-
tacks, aimed nt Gorman positions on tho
front between Klrllb.ibn nnd ltlstrltz Val
ley wero llkoxxlso lepulsed. Tho statement
North of Derna Valloy wo lost
ground dearly paid for by tho aggres
sor. In uttneks In tho South Trotosol
Valloy, xxhlch practically failed, tho
TtUKslans only obtnlncd small local huc
cess while xx-untlng a consldernblu force
73G MOTORS F0U PEKSHING
?2,175,000 Spent on Auto Trucks for
Army Across Border
WASHINGTON. Dec. 9. Since tho Pcrsh
Ing expedition crossed Into Mexico tho
quartermnstnr corpa has Hpcnt 2, 176,(170
on motor xchlcles, .Major Genoral Henry fl.
Hhnrpe told Congress today In his annual
This sum xvna expended for 58S motor
trucks, llfty-sexen inotortiink IrncltM. ton
motor muchlno-shop trucks, olx motor
xvrecklng trucks, sex'cnty-rlxo niitomohlles.
Hlxty-ono motorcycles nnd eight tractois for
Goneial .Shnrpo said It took 350 trains,
comprising 3000 pusscnger lo.irheH, 100
baggugo care, 2000 stock cam nnd 800
Mat caru to move 100,000 militia to thn
KECEIVKU FOR TWO CONCERNS
Koystono Fircproofing nnd Plaster
Compnnles Solvent, However
Judge Dickinson In tho United Htatos Dis
trict Court has nppolnted John II Nexvlln
receiver for the Keystone Plaster Company
and the Keystone Klreproollng Company,
both of Chester, Pa. The companies haxo
Interlocking Interests and the same direct
ors, who met to authorise the respective
officer to Join in the application for a re
ceiver. From a statement of finances, which Is
contained In the bill of equity, both com
panies apparently nre solvent, but have no
cash nor quick nsseta to pay claims about
to fall due The assets or tne nreprnollng
company nrn given as C18.S02 and the
liabilities $::3.39. Assets or the plaster
company are given as J078.72 1 and the Ila
bllltles as J357.141.
TOO I.ATB roil CLASSIFICATION
Olioi!rtA.M. Dec. X. IIAZKI. M., daushttr
of XVtb.Hr C. and IHry Clrahemun. asixl I.'
nIatlyes and frit nda Invltrd to funeral a.rvloa,
Tu. '1 p in., at paranla' mulj.nce, axil nu
ponl at.. HoilMirousli. Int private, friend
may call lion , 7 to 0 p m
JUDSON iJuddtnlv, lc U. BAHAII WOn
11 A I J., wlfa ut IT, Charl.a P Jud.on. tiervlcaa
aruilnl prlx'ota riees onill flowrra
KKNORItniNK Tvx.lftlx month Blh IBAIAlt
K'UNliaiailNB. Iti-lstlvaa and frlanda. slrk
of rrattuuiotary's oltlty. Invited to funeral rv
le. Hn'oml-.Jir. a p.m. at N. B. cor 13th
at and Undler ave tuan. Int prlvai
MAHTIX D II. JOHN W MAHTIN seed
W at Wl'J N Prouri at Due uotlce ef funeral
will fe nlvan.
MAIUUPTT awtemly. Dee 5, at la An
MAIUllOTT Suddenly. Dec
(.!. KJ.liUUHIII WIOOW SI XXIIllalB
Marriott Du autleBwlll U clvtn of s-rv
carwrt"' it -
IISLf W'ANTKI FKSfALK
DKMONBTHATOfl -nviri St la travel to-
uthr, out of tpwn bou-lo-hotMM sMra-
aiNUAV roai'M jiaii p. m,
x narica il luwa-is qi nmw jurs
"Tb Aoawtr lu ladustrts.1
Wtu Adjiuimtut at W'sus. IlisWs at
itww sii uwt WMV uw wuwr
OtTlcera and crew of tho Ilrlllsh steam
ship Panama Transport, which has docked
at Port llfohmond with a cargo of Iron ore
from Mantlago, are Jtut beginning to get
acquainted again They bade themselves
good -by on Thursday night when three sub
marines wero sighted ntt Iho Delaware
Cape i In fact, they feel rather strange
nt being alle lo tell the tale That they
were scared to death, all agree
It all happened on Thursday after four
bells The captain hnd a pipe purring con
tentedly In his mouth nnd had Melons of
his Ioed ones at home The sen was calm
nnd the ship wns ploughing in nay Phlla
delphlaward. all peaceful and serene
Huddenly the lookout In tho crow's nest
sighted n suhmnrlne He hod hnrdly spread
tho dreadful news broadcast, when another
submarine nni sighted on the port sldn.
and then another making three One Ger
man submarine Is bud enough, but three!
To make matters wori tho three Under-Ihe-eea
bouts were seen heading for the
poor Ilrltlsh freighter, which seemed to
stand nliiuit ns much chance ns the
proterhlnl snowball In or on the kitchen
Pandemonium relgnrd aboard nlmost In
stantly Keietnl members of the crew said
their prayers and trembled, as with pop.
City News in Brief
( ITV AI'I'OISTXIIINTH tndsy Inrluiledl
Mr William J Ilxnn 2103 Nor 111 Hovxnid
strert nssinlnnt uphthnlinologlst, Ilnrcau of
Health, sninrj 11200 a rar , Jacob H Hans
929 North Hartaln street, fireman Dureau
of Water, 1800 IMxxard Iloyer. 4510 Wilde
street, oiler. liureau of Water. 1800; James
V Keller, 1131 Jackson street, pnlnler.
Iliirrnu of Charities. $3 a day, and Charles
Coleman, UBS ICeibough street, fireman,
llurenu of Water, JS00
A MIflllO f.AUOItnit, wlin atnhhrd Hie
superintendent of a pier nt tho foot of
Washington nxenue In n fight Inst night,
xx ns held under JS00 bnll for court by tho
police today He Is Isaac Green, txventy
nlne. of 829 Locust street Tho superin
tendent. Joneph Payne, twetity-txxn, of 21
North Paxoir street, Is in a serious condi
tion THOMAS A. DALY r.venlnir I.edaer noet
nnd humorist, lectured in tho auditorium
of tho Huoy Public School, Klfty-second
and Pino streets, last night "Now Neigh
bors" uns tho title of -Mr. Daly'a lecture.
In xvhlch ho recited somo of his Italian
and Irish dlntcU verse.
A ro.Vt'KIIT TOUfl thrnugli Pennnyl
xanln. New York nnd New Jersey will bo
tnken by Louis Robelmnn, the violinist, nnd
Klavius J. Lutx ni his nccompinlst. Mr
Knbolman will bo heard In a concert upon
lil.i return hero In February.
tiii: oviniiutooK ahsociation in.
nominated olllcers ns folloxx's: Stato .Sena
tor John J Coylo. president; Louis Johch.
Jr. and Daniel Crnxxford. Jr, leo presl
ilents; tho Itov. William I. l.ainiie. cor
responding secretary; Ilabert A Ileggs. Jr,
rccoruing secretary, nnd i:. Scott Lower,
A IltJIll.K.SQin: ON "fnlk lm dn not
knoxx1 how to bank" xvns n feature of tho
entertainment glxen by the Umployus' Asso
ciation of tho Philadelphia Trust Company
in tno riiiiomusinii Club. Tho cast In
cluded John It Chaplin, James J. Necly.
John C Sims, Will (run J. Tosh, Miss Ncttlo
MiicNIcoll, Harold Ilyerly and J. Hnrxey
A VOOIl-YITAU.tll.il mixing boy lino
returned to bin home, after an nbsenco of
more thnn txxelvn hours Ho hi unnblo to
say xvhero ho had beon Ho is Herbert
Itohlnson, of 3229 Susquehanna avenue.
TIIK KMIIAiltlO ON I'OTATOKS estab
lished hy tho Philadelphia ft Heading ltnll
xvay Inst Wednesday Is still In forco There
nro Hcxenty-soxen cars In tho Second and
Muster M'roeta yard, nnd txventx -three out-
sldo waiting for admittance) The embargo
xxna placed. It vxaa said, becauso of the
sloxv inoxcmont of potatoes along tho rail
road rUKHIMLNT LINCOLN'S former body,
guard. Georga G Plerle. of tho lleglstm
tloii Comml'slon. Is mnkliig a visit to
Washington to revisit tho old scones of
ISO!, xxhen ho defended lhe tapllol as n
member of tho Seventeenth l'euuHxix-anln
HtKlment Willi Iho lute Willliim Daxxhou,
another Philadelphia!!, he xxns bodyguard
to President Lincoln at Colonel L'llHxxorth'a
rillUHTMAH t'lti:si;STS will h .ll.lrll.-
uted this year to approximately 2000 chil
dren by Mrs Millie Cliff, of 2211 St Alu.ins
street, known ns the "Santa Cl.ius Iidy."
Mrs Cliff said that she xxas bvjlrgid xxlth
letters from children seeking presents. The
t'lstrlbutlon will be made from her home
beginning on December 22 mid will con
tinue until Chrlstmna Kxe.
"TIIK "(IKHSIAN l-'ATIIi:itl.ANI," ll
traxeloguo In two purts, was presented last
night ut the Academy of Music by Durton
Holmes The scenes depicted in tho first
part wcref'those of peaceful Germany, or
Germany before the war In thu seiond
part, howaxrr. glimpses of life on the west
ern front wero shown.
jimxii: joHia'ii p. lioiunis, ...i.iunt
District Attorney William KlndUy Ilriiwn
and Attorney Cornelius Haggarty, Jr. nro
u trio of nlmrods who will help depopulate
the xvoods and mountains of North Carolina
of birds und deer during the next fexv days
TIIK PlllLADKLl'IIIA LI.LCTIHL'
Company cup for the best-lighted xvlndoxv
display of the members nf the Walnut Street
Business Association during elei1rlc.il week
Just closed, xvas awarded to the Sonora
Phonograph Corporation, u Fifth avenue
concern, which was recently established nt
I3I1 Walnut street. Honorable mention
was muds of the Illumination displays of
J J. Habermehl & Sons, Stone's, II. T Pat
terson & Co, and the Vllle de Paris.
Till:-CLASH OP I8S0, Central lllsli
School, xx 111 hold Its reunion dinner tonight
at the Hlttenhouse Hotel Forty-six of the
2I3 men who graduated that year are still
of Heat Regulation
and Fuel Saving
Kllmlnata th cherl. Irlpa
aowiialalrs at daybrcaW to turn
un ttu drafta th dltccmfort
of drcealns 1" a cola room
lOO liaot.l. Ml uv.liaiu
haul or auddrn drop In tam
naralur. and tatMCUIty tha
vtrtaatitur attntio and .worry
hatr vonauutly dnunl by linlall
Autamattcallr rmulal.a any baattne lm.
mtnta"lM tn avn umxwrstgw S hour,
ri Ur Tou all lb. flr.bai Ih. ilirv.i
SSs tbi rt 1-t u dmatMt Its Bway
llu VI BII a II un
OllATK burn p
cal or othtJ-oWP-
Sua your fuwl bill
M to 409,
T j ii Pi t"""1 Hi1 is11 ft' i'ni'iiirnjf ijci b ith itmi i i n u r i i i i i pwggyn uiiiinji.iijiifi.ii l j. i j.-
ping eyea. they watched the three subma
rine overhaul their craft.
"Well, liya, good-by; thla Is the end."
the captain aalil Ho then ordered the life
lmata swung over the ship's side. He aw
thnl h had no chance of e-enpe.
When the crew was about to take lo the
boats there was n flash In Iho night air,
Ml expected to have a lihell crash among
them, but Instead they found tho transport
flooded with light front one of the subma
. "Hello, there'" cried a voice through the
megaphone, "what's your rushT"
The llrnish captain thought It funny that
the voice spoke such good Kngtbvh "Hut
then these German are awful fellows," he
Salil : 'they can do almost an) thing"
With members of the crew crowded nlmut
him, the captnln was prepared for the end
All bad on life preserver, nnd the knees
of several were shaking .ory jierceptlbly,
It un with n heartfelt sigh nf relief
that they learned that the submarines were
No :, 40 and 41. of the United Klnlos
navy, on their way to winter practice
"I wish all the German submarines were
locked up tight In Hel. Hell qr Hell vvhnt's
the name of the place I mean?
"Heligoland, )cs; that's It"
News at a Glance
XXOOIiIlt UY IILKIIITS. Alter the Fire
men a AssiH'In'lnn holds a business (tension
this evening iho Ladles' Auxiliary will be
WI:ht.MONT. Tho Aid Society of tho
Lplicopil Mission 1ms Inaugurated a "penny
a day" scheme to raise money for tho build
TCCKAIIOi:. The ladles' Aid Society
of tho Methodist Church, opened n txvo-dny
bazaar last excnlng, and will serve n potplo
COI.MN'flHWOOl). Tho first nrts nnd
crafts exhibit of tho Woman's Club will
lake placo Monday nftcrnoon and exenlng
In tho Presbyterian Church.
PITMAN. -Borough Clerk Petorson l
refunding one-dollnr llccnra feei paid enrly
In thn year by dog ownerB. Councils having
decided to collect a two-dollar dog tax In
stead. KLAIMNO, ! lire. I). Oeorgn M. Am
nion, ono of tho heqt-known hotel proprie
tors of Uislern Petinsylxnnla, and for many
5 earn oivner of tho City Hotel and Ameri
can Houso hero, died today of general debil
ity, aged slxty-ono years
III:aIIIN(I, Pn., !re, 9. The local rump
of tho Patriotic Order Sons of America
havo htsirtrd a movement for tlio purchnso
of Ilnjah Tcmplo here, about to be vacated
by tho Beading Shrlncrs, xvho have pur
chased tho Academy of Music property for
1110 000. Itnjab Temple Is being offered at
llL'AIIING, Pn lire. 0. Adilrm.ri on
mail hulldlng. round-table conferences on
road conditions in Borks County and the
election of olllcers vxore tho feature of
tho annual meeting of the Berks County
Supervisors' Association nt tho courthouse
nero toiiay. .Among tno speakers wero xV.
A Wynn, of the State Hlghxxny Depart
ment Tho nnnunl election resulted In Ollx-er
Sailer, of deter township, being re-elected
president nnd Fred 1) Yoder, of Oley, sec
retary. .MILWAiJKLL'. Ml... Dee. 0 The Imillr.
of Davn Uersansky, txxenty-txxo, owner of a
"Jitney" automobile, nnd n, girl of nbout
eighteen years xxero found In Bcrsnnsky's
car on nn unfrequented rond near tho Mll
xxaukco Country Club today. Four shots
hail been fired and n revolver xxus lying
in mi iwnoni oi me car. it is suspected
that Bcmansky shot tho girl and then killed
himself, but-the oxxnershlp of the rexolxcr
liaii not been established.
LONDON, lire. 0. Industrial rnnnrrlp
tlnn. on more drastic lines than In Germany
Is to bo put In efTect In Austria-Hungary'
says n dlspntch from Hiidapci.1 to tho
Morning Post today.
IM1IIH, Iter. 0 More than nfly prr.nn.
havn been killed In nn accident nt tho Alex
andria cxploslxes plant, according to n
Turin dispatch rodny
I'AUIS lire. W. If I. ,mlnltlclrtly B.
iiounccil that the Government will prohibit
the Importation of printing paper In order
lo eticourngo tho French paper Industry
WASHINGTON, ,.. . The Intrr.l.,1.
Commerce Commission today decided that
ra IroaiW xxero not bBll to reiIllt.e ,;
rates for return shipments of ficlght sent
border!"'0 '" fnC vt 'he emhr the
Quietly, steadily, irresistibly, there
has grown up in Philadel
phia a demand for
until today it amounts almost to loyalty.
"Keep the Children Off the Streets"
Ten years ago there was one play
ground in Philadelphia. Today there
vare twenty-three. We need fifty play
I Grounds at least.
Help us to help your children.
Join our Association. Use -your
influence for a complete playground
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP ONLY 2Se.
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SCONTRI NEL TRENTINO
ItOMA. 9 Dleemhr.
Pochlsalma attlvlta' si ha per ora nil Is J
rrontn itam-nustriaca. n comunlcato j,ti
generate Cadorna, puhbtlcnto lerl sera daj
jiiniffiero ucn.i ...uerra. uice:
Sulla fronte del Trentlno, dove !
persMtentl nevlcale Impedlscono jo
avlluppo dello opernilonl dl guerra, it
aono nvutl aoltnnlo scontrl dl plccoll
Sull'iiltoplntio del Carso si sono avail
Intensl duelll dl artlgllerla nonostanta '
le fortl ploggte. Nella notte nol ab
biamo reaplnto un attacco nemlco suite
nostre poslzlonl dl Bossomalo Hudllog
I.o nollzle cho glungono tlalla PenUol
Balcnnlca dlcono dl una stnsl nelle Dn.
azlonl dl guerra dopo la endutn dl Bucareju'j
II Mlnlstero della Guerra ledosco si lloilta:
an nnnunciaro inconicnmente che ulterior!
lirngresil sono slatl fattl dnllo Iruppe ttn.
tonlcho nell'lnsegulmento delle forzo rumen
o cho alcunl repnrtl cho M trovavano ntlla
reglonn ill Predcnl sono stntl catturatl,
Secindo qunnto afferma Berllno g nuitro
teileschl avrebbero catturato ancora I8 0CS
Intanto un dlspncclo da PetroErnd .tl-
cho II glornnle mllltnrp russo. II Itusskf In
valid, occupandosl dollo futuro 0Derftln,il
mllltarl In segullo nlla enduta dl HucareaV i
X "v " ....,o...., itinviUIQ CHS
nemlco si trlnccrl per I'lnvernn nft
reglono comprcs.i Ira II Danublo ed I Car
pazll per prepararo una posslblle offeruiva
contro lo bnsl russe. Clo equlvarrcbb a
sottomcttersl nlla sua Inlzlntlva non o.
tnnto, inn. nncho n lasclaro cho rgll viva
dello rlceho rlsorse cho ha trovnto nella
Vnllaeliln Q lies to parolo fanno support
cho lo Stato Mngglore russo prepara una
offenslva In dlrezlonn dl Bucarest. offenslva
cho si svllupperebbo durnnto II presenter In
vcrno Telegramml da Ixindrn dlcono che Ira
una aetllmnna II re Costnntlno Greela sara'
In eslllo o Venlzelos snrn' messo nlla testa
del gnxcrno greco. Ncl tempo steso I'eseN
clto greco snrn' dlsarmnto complctamente.
I, 'eslllo snra' una pena cho re Cnstanllna
nvrn' ben mcrltato per I suol conllnul In.
trlghl con II kaiser, con 11 quale ha potuto
coiitlnuamcuto scnmblare messnggl attra
verso illplomntlcl ncutrntl II kaiser ha
tncltnto suo cognnto a dlchlararn la guerra
ngll nllcatl o nd unlrsl nlla pntenze contrail
in una r.tmpngnii lntcsn a rncclare total
mento dalt.x Penlsola Balcanlca lo forse'
di-U'lutesa. A questo proposlto qui si
hnnno lufnrmnzlonl secondo cul I'eserclto
greco nvrebbo dovilto nttneenre gll nlleatl
ngll ordlnl dl Snrrall nlla spallo mentre l
annate teutonlcho e bulgare le attaccavano
Ordnance Chief Mny Get New Post
WASHINGTON. Dec 9 Captain Joseph
Strauss, far threo years chief or tho navy's
Ordnance llurenu. has been relieved nt his
oxxli request so ho may go to sea Ho prob
ably xx 111 bo assigned to command one of
the now dreadnoughts
Grand Opera Co.
Announces th Opvnlng of Ufa Htuann of
The Firnt Series of 30 Performances
of Opera In Italian at
ACADEMY OF MUSIC
Unil.r the Munich! Direction of
MAKHTllO BTTQIlfc M.UITJNI
Monday Evening, Dec. 18
Thursday Aft'noon, Dec. 21
1IKQINA V1CAH1NO, Koprano
1'II.AIIK HINtHJAHA. Tenor
HAltToi oitno uadonb nariiona
Ull'HKI'I'K 80I1UI. lla50
Wednesday and Thursday
Evening-, Dec. 20 and 21
KSTKIl Ki:ltllMIINI Soprano
MA11UAUKT JAttMAN Meizu-H6rranj
KIHIIKT UXMllNT, Tennr
tllUVANNI MAIITfNO, Ilaaan
Friday Evening, Dec. 22
Hubsrrlntlon Hale. ll-'3 Walnut alrret.
Tickets, 7.1 ranta to IJ. ul Jlri'a 1110
I'rnatiiut alrtt AinWillhtiurc. bii ifnta
111 ' ''HlilililllniMlllllllimmmillMinii,;niniiii;inmminmu
Burr aw broIdci
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