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Welcome Announcement of Pro
gressive Broadcasting Pro
gram of Expansion
COVER PINCHOT INAUGURAL
"This Is WIP The Oitnbel Brethcriu
Pciime Ledger Rfldle Bretttlcnstlng
Hundreds of theusnnds of radio inns
witiln n rnditia of 000 miles hennl this
inneunMtnent lust night. Tedny it
Ii their nrineipnl topic of conversation.
The decision te combine the forces of
tb. (llnuVl nrethera' Station and the
rurces of the Public Ledger and
JJvesine I't'itLie liEDOER was made
tre weeks ero, and the Intervening time
Hj been filled with activity In mapping
tut and nrrnnglng a program of expan expan
eb that will make Station XIV the
most progressive broadcasting station in
The cnll letters will new stand for
"Watch Its I'regrc"."
The first big public event that has
ben tied up for radio broadcasting Is
the Inauguration of Governer PJnehet
tt Hnrrlsburg January 10. This will
he done by means of long dlstnnce land
ulres, tthleh will be connected directly
te the transmitting instrument in the
station en the seventh fleer of the Giin
bel Stere, and from there it will go out
hr radio se that everybody In the city
un hear it lth the simplest hind of
crystal set. and cverjbedy In the State
and neighboring States can hear It with
the average audien bulb outfit.
Will Describe Each Event
There will be a member of the Pernie'
Ledeit. staff in a special glass booth en
the U'vlrwing stand, nnd he will de
scribe erv eent as it tnhes nlnre la
Harrisburg. just as the plays of a foot
hill game arc broadcast. He will tell
when each marching club from each
vard is posing the stand and will
"cut in" the microphone en the speak
rs' stand se that the radio audience
eon licnr the bands playing uml the
creuds cheering. This microphone will
also be "cut in" when the Governer
tikes bis en tli. and the full ceremony
illhe heaid ns uell as the speeches.
This is something that has never been
ttpmntcd hefern in radio, and the
isrrjing of tntlie signals from such '
t distance witu land wires inveiveii
problems the solution of which Las
taxed the Ingenuity of engineers.
Tl.c plan of co -operation as new
outlined for Station WIP emhitues
rery possible hind of "llsteners-ln."
sjrith their varying tastes. There will
he a judicious arrangement of popular
and classical music; there will be
wnny very attractive educational fea
tures which will amount almost te a
University Extension course, nnd there
nil! be concerts by the best musical
organizations thai it is possible te
Concerts oil Program
The splendid concert thnt was bm.ul
east last Tuesday night by the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania Glee Club was
arranged bv this new combination, nnd
the plan will be continued en January
9. flhen the University Punje Club will
tlav; en Friday, the 12th. when the
University Hand will play, and en the
ICth, after the Governer'" Inaugura
tion, when the University Orchestra
Kill visit the r-tudie nnd give it concert.
A special permanent transmitting in
strument lias been Installed In the new
fafe TAIglnn for the purpose of giving
tegular Saturdnv nijrht dance nro nre
irams, the mu-Ii- being broadcast
through the ether just at it is pla.u-d
In the TAigleii bv Charlie Keir and
Sundnv will be devoted te leveis of
the highest t'jc of sacied and classical
musle. A tiansinlttlng set Ji being
Installed in Hely Trinity Memerial
fhapel. Twenty-second and Spruce
i:rU, wheie Krnest Felix Petter, one
of the best-known organists nnd choir
directors of the city, will urmnge his
MR lees with a snec-lal Ievv te thnir i
fffectiiif.ss i radio. Tlie full sen-
tool the ehapel will be broadcast en
Sunday memilig. '
le Itre.idea.st Chamber .Mum
On Sunday afternoon, from 'J In -t
Vleck, WIP will bioadeast n series
'l chamber music concerts by ene of
the mnst famous organizations of the
Hnd lu this section of the country.
The full details of tills chamber music
program will be announced inter.
One ei! the most Interesting events
te the gener.il public will take pluce en
Janunrv !), when the Milltaiy Order,
uterans uf Feieigu Wnis, held their
nnual banquet in the bullieum of the
Belleiue-Strutfeid. A transmitting
Mt will be instulled there and the
tpeeches and music will be sent out ever
the radio beginning nt !l o'clock, after
the Uini crslty Uanje Club conceit is
tne (.peakeis nl this banquet will
be Ueneral .felm IVrshin-'. Vsi. ni I
pecretary et tlie Mivv Tbeodeie Rooie Roeie
wt, Jr.. Admiral Redman, who was
in jetnmand nt thu North Sea fleet
''uriiig the war; Senater L. II. Hull,
noted orator from LVlawaie and a
Manlier of the Senate. Committee en
ii KJl Aff,,,. nnd Ilcpivwntntive
Jelm Jacob Rogers, wlie is ene of the
oest eloquent members of the lower
Next Tuesday ntternoen a eencert
V.i JS S"eu I'y tl,, Hnhnemanii Cel-
; Z scHMrii ,aml the G'ec ciuii wiii
ii v; "lr uuie,
PMiV, ".,..' V ".', "cceinuer. -''. I no
miii.v evennip. iin.n,ni.e
tena.it Jeseph Kiefcr, will play a verv
h a S,mi nndwi l introduced
y a speech from Director Cortelveu.
ttchnlMn!,lCr c"mbi1natl' the staff of
m i nf.? ?evc,Pe l,y "'"'bel Rroth Rreth Rroth
Ger wi 10 lnVBWentet .Tehn It.
el th.' . ri,ltlnue te have charge
i tl,e d? Trl"B 1)art ?C tl10 Motion.
Slani i?dei,0,me,nt "erl ,l,1,l Program
Cry MVCv"," "l1InceA in thellnnds of
tmF ' SeiI-v the 1'uui.ie LneatR'u
ft PP". "arry 11. Khrhar bc-
"Vth Vln"",ani1.' f k,l,,d,f8 f0r hi8
. Mill VlblU,l.n0 St"rieH fll"' r011-
THREE OVERCOME BY GAS
Tmely Arrival of Wntchman Saves
Family Frem Death
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'k f'T1110 ,knth of Mnt-
Minnie f,r' fort.v-feur.venrs, his wife.
CJ'm 5 Urs' '!ml llft,'sl'tr. liar liar
wmclels V narH wh, Vt0 i0"'l
b) iVt'eTM .0"mouth btrct't' lllt "'Bin.
rrniateiit0 Ve,"',. ,lp Kns ..der
e w nV1,'1'0 n,p f0f fcT'l blocks.
Weunanl ? CVCI"y hel.,sc. ,,1,(1 te' the
(JeUlnS ll'cr" wn" u Ie:,u "' the main
'owed ' n,, .. l ,h? Kn,"l'r home, he
de5.,.n" u,t.ry- Ue threw the wln
C u' .V";.'1 caUfd u '-telen, who,
Ui iL tl?',ul'"V,t0r' 5WW(leil In
JUc.n tl V ,,he if,u,1M'- .Kwpleycs of
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Nalvatlen Army lassies lire shown
te the peer families entitling them
Bey Gees te Aid of Blueceati
When Prisoner Beats and j
Kicks Him !
VICTIM NOT IDENTIFIED
Jeieph di Angele. a seventeen -;i ear
old boy, went te the uid of u patrolman
who was being beaten and kicked by u
Xegie last nighc and saed his life,
while seveTHl men loel.ed en without
tr.inj te interfere.
A moment Inter the putieliiiaii went
te the bey'M aid, and shot the thug
twice through th back, killing him.
The victim bun net been identified.
The pntielinnn. Frank Kremveltur.
is in St. Agnes' Hospital, badly cut uini
Di Angele lives nt l.".3i Seuth Mult!
street, with his mother. She praised
his biavcty today. The hev himself,
unconcerned with his exploit of lust
night, had gene eaily te hW work in
"lie in n geed son," said the mother,
"and it was just like him te de what
he did. lie always lias taken geed
care of me, and I knew he is net the
kind of liey te see nnv one in trouble
nnd net help him. Itut it makes me
tremble te think what might have hap
pened te him. Yet T would net bave
had him held hark "
Ivinmw'ltei' told the slim of the at
tack in the hospital today, us he la
en hid cot, bnndiiged but thankful that
he escaped with his life.
'I had ben watching the man halt
an hour," said Kinnweltei. "He was
walking unci: nnd lerth en Itread stiect.
ne"r. "nren. I Misecled he w.w
5c,tlnK rw,,d?it" l)l,aH '"i10,". !'0UM' ?
l rnleA him. I took him te the
natre1 be?. ftt 'tcpnth and AWiaiten
IT- i i "nV. ."'""ff mxeut .1'
I'L" anUJ 1MT n,et111bUP.0t n nt,n,'-
7 ,cn,' who. ,I.(""H "s,n;. n0 ",,,',ice
telephone, he hit me ever the head."
The patrolman had opened the box
and was talking te the sergeant at the
station house when the Negro made
his attack. The bergtant heard the
voice ut the ether end of the wile
chungp te n groan, and thou u mutter
of oaths from tlie prisoner. Sergeant
Clinttam sent the motorcycle emergency
crew te tlie box pest haste.
Di Angele was letuming from a
movie when he saw the men struggling
in the street, ethers around them but
apparently helpless or unwilling te
interfere. The bev inn un and grasneil
tlie Negro about the neck, pulling him.
off Ivrenw titer.
Tlie patielmau staggered up, draw
ing his revilvcr as be did fc". As the
Negro turned en (he boy he fired twice.
Tlie man wns dead when the motercyclo
CARDINAL AT CEREMONY
Confers Tenaure en 22 Seminarians
at St. Charles Borromee's
Cardinal Dougherty conferred the
tonsure in the chapel of St. Chailes
Borromee's Seminary, Overbeek, this
morning en twenty-two students from
the St. Vincent's Seminary. German
town, and St. Themas' Monastery,
The tensuie consists in shaving the
hair from the top of the head in a cir
cular shape about the size of a silver
dollar. The practice has been observed
since the Tenth Century In cases of stu
dents preparing for the priesthood.
The students from St. Vincent's Sem
inary are Jeseph V. O'Drefccell, Jehn
J. Reche, Oerald A. .Murnhy, Francia
J. Rcilly, Edward J. Lynaugh, Edward
P. Oillard, Jeseph A. Gatcly, Jehn J.
Lynch, Antheny G. Kleffer, Jehn A.
Flynn, Cyril IS. Meyer, Edward A.
Sellman, Jehn F. Flaherty. Edward L.
Lawlcr and Gerald F. Furlong.
Gloucester Ferry Suspended Twe
Weeks When Beats Collide
Residents of Gloucester nnd fnrmer3
of the eutljiug diHtrlctH will be com
pelled te travel te Camden te cress the
Delaware for the next two weeks ns u
result of the collision yesterday between
the steamboat City of Wilmington and
fcrrvbent 1 earless,
The cinf.li injured the latter te badly
that it will hnc te go into drydeck for
The Feailess is the last of the Glou Gleu Glou
cester Heel. The Dauntless, a hlster
crnft, was destroyed by fire en Oc
SINGLE TAXERS ENTERTAIN
Tlie County Committee of the Slngle
Tux Party gae ir reception at 812
North liread street last night in honor
of their candidates in the recent guber
natorial election, Among the many
addresses was one ny oelin w. Wlx, the
' A s rt ,tvs1 .S"fc- -A Vv'.S
'wiii ii 'i T'luiiii r- l-i -rv..vmJ-.
i." ' ', '.' r ' 'SslnfciL-lll' ''''''''' VSMk '
spreading Jey among children In the city's slums. They distributed cards
te receive Christmas tes and baskets that will gladden the heart of the
INTO CITY'S DARK ALLEYS
Salvation Lassies Find Children of Slums Imbued With Holi
day Spirit, hut Pathetically Wistful About "Santa."'
They'll Get Baskets and Toys, Though
j Ily PEGGY
i Oui tiip was net one th.it will be
written down in tne annals of history.
i Perhaps it jeu, like we, had stepped
i out of the busy radiance of the chop
ping district into the slums of Phila
delphia you would never have given us
it second glnnce at all.
Salvation Army workers,
peer, aie plentiful. One of us was
Majer Jennie Ward, head of the Set
tlement Houet; of the Salvation Army
at 230 Seuth Sixth stiect. The
ether were the blue bonnet uml cloak
as a brief experiment for n day.
The. journey will never be pet down
t in History, tnat is certain. Jiut "enie
i . . .... . . ..
liines things that never touch important
printed pages at all last longer in the
Tlie little nameless faces that prw-sed
at these window-panes of Gaskill street
ind hoped "Suntn Claus" would net
puss them by.
Lewis, whose father had biekcn lus
ies me menti is age ami ceum premise
, ... .. . .. VI
nothing, warming bis li'tle hands ever
rtiejires of his own Christmas spirit.
Katie, red-haired and biight-ejcd,
wiling te buy her mother n pair .f cor cer
sitsi for Chilstinns.
Giovanni His mother had said warm
steekings would be best!
The main eliject of our tiip whs te
distribute enrds which unen inesenta-
Men at the mnin headquarters nf the
Salvation Aimy ut liread btrett and !
i'Ulrmeunt tnenue will entitle their
beareis te Cliristmiib baskets nnd toys.
Reward in Lad's L'jcs
Did jeu ever see a little boy's ejes
suddenly shine like twin Christmas
inndlcs? Then you can visualize some
thing of tlie joy of doing this.
It wns little Frank C.V eyes which
flist shone like this. Te find his home it
w.is necessary te turn into a ceurtway
that turned darklv in itself, from
Chtisti.ui street. High above between
shabby buildings of Indefinite color there
showed a ribbon of u sky. Many little
homes lined this ceurtway. ltrlght pink
and blue clothes, the only spots of
color, spanned it en clothes lines. It
is necessary te go te such a place te
believe that anything like it exists in
Frank was alone when Majer Ward
wiped her feet en the iope mat nnd
knocked gently at the deer. The room
us ee imrK nun ier :i moment l an
llef U.tn n i.lllM tllAC. fit nil Tl.,. mnl,l
snw hlin. tlieiiu-li. eer bv the Move, lie
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saw her, tee, and bic the cheeriest,
maiiliest "Hew de you deV" that ever
had the geed fortune tit ceme from u
nlne-j ear-old many times IiIh better.
He knew her and loved her. Thnt
wan easy te Hee. I decided nftcr that
It was because .Majer Ward wiped her
feet nnd knocked se thoughtfully nt
these houses of the peer that she had
established herself he firmly lu their
Bey Coolis While Mether Weilts
Frank explained that he was cooking
his lunch because his mother wan away
at work. He said he thought it was
Beup. but Majer Ward, peering Inte
the little eaucepan en the stove, dis
covered he was going te hav beans.
They were net for himself niene but for
IiIh three brothers who would shortly
be coming in from school, he said. Ne,
papa waa no" longer here, he explained
te his vibiteiu as he vigorously stiried.
He had left mania. He lifted up his
little pan te see that the tire waa
still going. Reme families threw away
after tbev hae iinlnhcd a meal, na many
beans ns clung te the bottom nnd sides
of that par..
He was nine, he volunteered. Didn't
Majer Ward icmember? IHh face
beamed nil ever when he knew she did.
He had u wonderful mother, he thought.
Wouldn't the ether lady, tee. like te
ceme In nnd see the bedroom?
Twe double beds were placed end te
end cempletclv covering the fleer space
of the room except for a tiny avenue at
the side. Cevering them were huge
feather beds innde of ticking.
".Tnmie HleepH here," he said, throw
ing his little body ever the bed and
pointing witli his linger te be sure we
underste d, "Harry sleeps ever en that
side nnd .vp'ji the middle."
His hair was blend, lua eyes blue,
and he worn n little sweater. He moved
te the next bed "Mether sleeps up
here nt the top nnd little Helen next te
her, nnd then down nt the bottom Char
lie he sleeps."
Thern were pieces of lace curtain en
the window, nnd although it wns almost
dark in that tiny two-room home you
could see that th Het had been
scrubbed patiently clean.
Bey of Nine Worldly Wise
"Tlie rent's nine nnd n quarter," he
volunteered. It seemed strange te bine
Mm ! .....I 1,n, an .teiltiltelv llf-'
he learned theie was te be u Chnstruas
basket and a present for each one.
"And for mother, tee?" he nskedJ
ith n great deep breath that was net,
after all, a sigh, he turned and stirred
tiic benns again. He was looking at
us as we said geed-bye. In his eyes
wns the leek of one who had teuc-i
ncm or me garment in nriMiiKix.
l . i . i,. - raj-i
au inn cniiuren caiiuu luviui.v u
Majer Ward ns we hurried en. I wish
I had the space te tell of this wonder
ful woman with the blown eyes who
loves these little ones ns her own. Fer
twelve years she ministered te the
shnbblnesB of small lives much like these
in the slums of New Yerk, and new
for n year and n half they have watched
fnr her from the windows nf ilfvnri'
btrects in Philadelphia. Sweet, reflnf,
womanly, thirty years in all hai she
given of her life te Salvation Army
work only because she loves peenlc.
The place we enme te next may be
listed differently in the street directory
but I shall always remember it as the
lir.mA nf lemmn nn1 lnrien Mifli vlmm
'- " -' ---. .. .
the Sautn Clnus legend remains tierce-
ly intnet In spite of enotmeus obstacles
te Hs remaining se. Lnnee is seven.
He sat in his union suit of indefinite
wearing with his big brown cjes blaz
ing. Next te him en the combined
kitchen and living room table sat
Gemma, nine. Sim wanted a sleepy
dell. He wanted a subway train. Santa
Clans would bring it for sure, if they
Father of Mv Disabled -
Gemma nnd Enrice's mamma ha sis
children Their father, who, with bis
shaggy hair, reminded one of the sunnv
skies of Italy, stuck n pick in his hand
three months age. It's only healing
new. Thu mom was small, stufty. Out
of the window jeu could see a wagen'a
width and then your eyes were across
the street. The whole stuffiness of the
scene cried out for the warm, sweet
smelling eatth nnd the free skies of
their Italy. Mamma O looked nt
Enrice's union 6uit. He must have
stockings from this Santa Glaus, she
made out iu broken English. Net a sub
We came nest te tlie little Lewis
en with ii uirieun spirituality hia
gray eyes as his father, wl e Vs had
his broken leg en a chair for three
months, explained there would he nn
"i' ei u"i speiiK ai nil nut only looked
t9HHte h 'R "V a.?!
There ti-ne i " 'uuunni iw-iuu ii.nim .ii, ci nun,
ii?."e ns 3 "PPyln loom allotted te the Naturalization
little b.iby girl
Bines tuete two mere rere four ether
children. There Is one bev, sixteen
years old, working. He mates a ra'
pittance, lhe rent thnt uinistcr
sweid of Damocles that hangs nlwaya
ever the peer is eleven dollars
This is only ene of the mnnv iiiti-Vi
of the peer being visited by the Sah,'!
tlen Army at this time. Mere flint.
700 Christmas baskets will be dlstr b"
tited le need fumiliea. who will flSk
te army headquarters from all ever the
city en the Saturday before Christmas
Each basket will contain a rWek"'
coffee, corn or peus. condensed milk
potatoes, celery, turnips, bread, onions'
apples, oranges, ci ackers nn I ti1
Toys will be distributed te 1000 "hi?:
The Lucaircthch family, the ninths
of which wns murdered eighteen i.i r
age Is te be taken care of ' i-L'","" II3
Isjl. Little Vlc..ri.10fih.1tKlS
KIcknesB mero than . ,
Death. Frem That D,ie A0
8hew Decrease In Week
In the week ending tedav !,
a marked decline in the ,. .mh wn8.
new measles cases rei"er ed ,S ii ?f
decrease also in the number fU i1'?
from the, disease. accSrdlng 2 tfc-" h"
pert of the Uuieau tf Health in J5
tttk just past there were ' Jn &h2
deaths, of which thirty-thrce we? t'
measles. In the previous T J- i T Vem
were 010 death? ' anfthirty'-nhef re
ere due te measles. 3 nneef them
In the last week there were .ii
new cases of measles reported whlfnin
the week previous there were 'ie'
showing n i ec ne of mero thnn .'
fourth. There were Mw2t"eS5 ilcitl!;
from pneumonia during the week.
nb .,.. ....,i .i-J 11 eiQWH lllirpai.
Ibllit. rf..VH.Br,'wJ:Jl. LUCP Ct k !.
... iiii.ru mom IS In n I r .
naby carriage. Her last nffieini ,... 1...., '-".Hf. . ... . .
been te threw her bottle t renVl X . '""'"" p Wi n, Ai!,n',,,-
t.. "tffieS ei,luie ': tea8Sv "s?- vmrw! in,i0l - .
Gpfclal dlumicb from aerii ISK!, ,k
JJenary etlvllle.. Th wlfi Jliieh 7l,.YJ
I'Liirin i.iivi..i. ifni-J "'-.ncn of tha
AND TIED ON STREET
Three Bandits Attack and Bind
Man of Sixty as He Steps
Out of 'Mill Peer
THIEF CHOKES WOMAN
Four bandits bound William Galla
gher, sixty years eld, night watchman
at the Abbett. & Alien Hosiery Mills,
Twenty-third street nnd Allegheny nvo nve
nne, early this morning nnd left him
lylnj en the sidcwnlk after taking
his week's pay. The aged man chewed
the rope and released himself.
In another held-up In West Phila
delphia, Mrs. Hnnnnh Rosenthal, pro
prietress of a store nt .'5020 Market
Street, was rhotreil Intn clleunn hr '
Negro while two Negro women searched
through the store nnd selected two ex
pensive coats for themselves.
The held-un nf li nMi tentrhmnn
occurred this morning at 2:30 o'clock. '
uaiingncr tciepnenea te tne pence el
the Twenty-second street nnd Hunting
Park avenue station as been ns he was
able te release himself. Police fliers
were sent te stations throughout the
city but no trace of the robbers has been
Pistol at His Head.
"I was standing out in front of the
mill te get a little fresh nir," Gallagher
said this morning, "when the thieves
onme down the street. They were nil
young men nnd fairly well dressed. It
it net unusual for people te pass nt '
unit nun r be x uiuujjm. numiug hi mem
until one poked n pistol against my
head and told me te keep quiet or he
"Anether one quickly bound my arms
te mv sides with n niece of rope. I
suppose tbev were nfrnld I might try
te get my own pistol if my hands were
Chewed Repe at Last
"After I "was tied up, they went
tiirnmrh mv iim-ketn nnd took in.v nay
envelope. It contained .$125 that I had t
get when I came te work last night. '
"I culled for help for a minute or
two, but no one heard me. Then I
.lnnhlitH nn ii s best I could and man-'
ageu te gui my icum umu mii !".. y i
. l . . i..lt, nxr. tlm inn ltin.t. ... . .
ri 1" lXrml ,m wth and I mus : ,
'linve chewed fifteen or twenty minutes
i before It finally-came in two. Then I ,
went into uie lactery ami neuiiiu inc, better than T de, it is iciillj hers. My
P"T)iiH is going te be n tough ChrM- lwifc "fls celiu Henaw itss she wen
mas for me, with my Christmas money I th I'ennsjlviiniii mutest held bv tin;
The robbery nt the store of Mrs.
Rosenthal wus committed while many
persons passed in front of the window-
en aiaruet street, near i ercicui
"The Necre man and two women
Mmn ItiIa Mm ulfii'. i nil lie'-n n lnnlftll!?!
nreund." Mru. Rosenthal mid this i
morning. "I supposed they were cus
tomers and went te wait en them.
Cheked by 4killant
'Whnt'H this ce.it here worth?' inif
!. sr ii. i
LUU nVUUH i'vi .... (ai.i
ia -nitfi ni-ifjtji in itfiii'ttii '
around from bciilnd tlie counter te ex
amine the price tag, and the Negie
man grubbed inc. He put his big hand
nvpp mv mOUth.
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" Ven,H.Jr-. l? nluKl' "V10'r,' ,ICPeieral month- and would enlv
mIiI. 'or I'll choke ou te death
"I Started te struggle te get fne, but
he clamped his liand en my threat nnd
swore, and I was se badly f lightened I
came near fainting.
"The women looked through the inck
and picked out two of the finest pole
coats I had. Then the man turned me
loose and they ian out.
"I was se weak 1 simply couldn't
run after them, but when I levlved and
get ever my scare I rnn te the telephone
and called the police. 1 gave them n
geed description of the people nnd 1
Untie they will be able te get them."
Thieves entered the home of Mr.
Mary It. Stake, at 2043 Green street,
esterday, and stele jeuelty and silver
ware worth 55"1 Other robberies re re
peited te the police included the home
of Mrs. Julia Slckcl. 4H17 Springfield
avenue, jewelry worth S110. and the
home of Dr. William Fields, 12:!t! Seutb
i lirend stiect, clothing nnd jewelry
BODY IS EJECTED
Association Secretary Finds
Furniture and Charter in
City Hall Corridor
The I'elice Benelicini.N Av, Mtiuii
n,lv Ur ' ' ' 10tfe- ""'""Vr111 'f lerm.;r
I Ji,re M?"1?1,"' Il!,rr M," My.en, ,H
t4,,l?y "iiUm lf ll0mVr 1,ca 1(l(lrtcrs,- '
L..r.M?. ';:.":" ,,th",,?fit!0',,Th,',,si
Seme time ae he had reuelied fi
letter from Themas W. Ciinninghnni,
clerk of Quarter Sessions Court, who
originally had granted the use of tlie
room. sMjing that the nssocintien should
at ate en or before December 10. Ne
icnseii was given.
Meis charged Hairy Haywood,
clerk of the Naturalisatien Court, who
occupies the adjoining room, with be
Ine responsible for the ejection. "Hay
wood was afraid I'd sen tee much,"
Mjer.s declared "That's wliv be hud
mu put out."
The ss?5tan then went te see Su
perintendent Mills te Hud a new home
for the association.
Haywood denied thnt he bad planned
the ejection. He said that the Nat
uralization Court, has records In the
room and needs its use.
Myers was elected secietnry of the
association ut a recent upheaval, and
un entire new corps of eflicers wa6
LEFT NEAR POLICE STATION
Car Had Been Stelen December 1
When Parked en Sixteenth St.
The automobile used by payroll ban
dits who held up u runner of the First
National Hank of Darby yesterday and
escaped with $10,800 of 1-Vln & Ce.,
soap manufacturers, was found aban
doned late last night at Sixty-fourth
street und Woedlaaid avenue, a block
from a police btatlen.
Philadelphia police and State troopers
in Pennsylvania and adjoining Stutes
worked ou the case throughout last
night, but no real clues te the identity
of the bandits bave been found.
The nutoiiiebilo used was stolen from
J. O. Thllew, of Palmra, N. J.. Do De
ccmber I from in front of 1013 North
Sixteenth street. Mr. Thllew claimed
the machine this morning.
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COUPLE LEARNING TO PL A Y
ON $16,500 STRADIVARIUS
Mr. .and Mrs. William Weed Kane, of West Philadelphia,
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Mr. and Mrs. William Weed Kane are tnkin.c violin lessens, ami the)
are learning en this snr.r.OO instrument. Abevt) is shown Mrs. Kane
Four bems a day de Mr and Mis.
ininm Weed Kane
of West Phil-
"Iphia. practice en their Stradivari.
"It's mine, I biippne." Mr. Kline
said, "but clnce my wife plns i-e much
of Musical Clubs
Mr. Kane wns lning the pnvieUS
bit of weed that te ordinal v eye? was
a violin and nothing uioie but te
trained acs, one of the wmbl's greatest '
treasures an eiiginui mriiumin.
"I paid S10.."i00 for it, or l.-uher xny
f ii f linn dlfl ' ' Alt liT ii tirt r nn u tml li i tn -
( U uJJe Kine it i0 me out ()C u c.,p.ir
- skv but it im u verv Tiluahnnt aur-
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prise, I must admit
"It is liiMiied ler Ml'v.OO in nn
English concern a biancli of Lloyd-.
I- took It te an iiiMirnnce company down
I wil ,,,,tiii,i niicci .,,., ,.,-,, ii,, ,,v
en Walnut stiecl and tne di, kered for
it while in this teuiitii. fe 1 had te
lesert te England. Theie they insured '
it for a small rate, and it is protected
against risks anv where in the world.
"The violin has several unusual j
points about it. This jh the original
scroll and thut is nitlfr odd, for 1
many hate been changed ince they were ',
made. Then it is lu vpUndid eondi eendi
.... . . i
tien mere is scanviy n cruel; or a
mar of any sort jeu cm vt that for
i e rt f.
Oak dining-room (able and
chairs. (!220 De Lancey St.
Shenvoed 0 152.
Don't lie in the Dark
Heuse Wired Complete
With Swltchf ami J W Sritrni
All Werk Guariutefd
LERNER & KLEIN
310 M, HTK ST Pl.c), Cel. 1813 rvenln.
Wahl "Evcrshurp" Pens
De )'ou Chl'li'mciR Slieiinng
904-906 Chestnut Street
Of Interest te These
Who IjOvc Horses
.lust Frem Europe
Correct in Every Detail
1121 Chestnut Street
jeuisel. ' and Mr. Kane trustfully
handed eier the uiluable article for In
"A Healthy bpeilniCJi"
II is wlmt experts call n "healthy
specimen,' and hns a great denl of
weed, which is another technical
term." he explained.
"Then it has nil the ear-maiks of a
Stiadivari In tlm ordinary lelin
l (he D string is the weakest, whereas
in it 'Strad' it is the best-. Ltetcn te
the tone of this D. no matter hew high
the note is.'' .-aid Mr Kane, playing
i he radiance of The Polished Girdle Diamond will
be mere fully appreciated by direct comparleon
"r diamonds -sold
SUCCESTIDNS OF SILVER
end, Cake," Sandwich, Frmt
Candy Dishes and Basket
Bread and Rell Traya
Candlesticks Bacen Dishes
Three-in -one Coffee Pets.
Het Cake and Muffin Dishes
Centerpieces and Flower Vases
Casseroles Buffet Sets
Water. Pitchers Vacuum Carafe3
Bre,id below alnuc
W I U. BL-. ()P1 ex
SUNDAYS FOR LUNCHEON
AND DINNER FROM
NOHN I'XTll. XIXE P. M.
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West End IfeusT
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nt, ft nnrt n unrrft. tn11nw RAlind flllfd i 1 Vr
the room, ..... '
"Then the scroll Is the leait hhw '
I bit out of true it was the style In i
i these days '-'00 years age te Diake
i everything the tiniest bit crooked. The
Leaning Tower of Pisa Is nn cxarapi,
See, this scroll is lower en ene aide.
The chin rest used te be en the nipt
sidethat caused n mark. Thin violin
will fill the largest room it is called
the 'Pingrle Htrad.' There is n label
in it, but thnt docs net preve it is , ytf
gcnulne Sirid. "' Mr. Knne aneww
the label. )
Antonius Strndlvnrius Crrmenenala
Kaclcbat Anne 1713
A peculiar little seal appears alter
tne date, tne mam or airauivnn.
"The norell is worn en one alflf.
stewing tlie use the violin ban had,
i Mr. Knne continued, "but the real teat
of its age nnd authenticity is Its tone.
1 am net nn expert in violins, but I am
net quite a novice, since I take every
(hnnce I get te study them. '
History of Instrument
Then Mr. Kane showed the "pedi
gree" nf the violin . ,,
It was made dining Stradivari s
"golden period" nnd belonged for many
years te u French amateur, en whose
death it was void te MM. Hilvestre and
Chanet. Subsequently the fiddle war
wild te M. Pingrllle. On his death Wil
Hum V Jiill & Sens. f Londen, ac
quired It. Thnce it journeyed te New
Yerk, whete It was purchased by Mr.
ninrlten Alurph.v, the lending au
thority en violins in Philadelphia. tcsf
tilled te the genuineness of Mr. Kane s
. 'fUrr.d." . tli ,
"It is one of the three genuine Htrad
ivnri Weljns in Philadelphia nnd Is n
beautiful instrument." lie said, "re
mnrknblv well preened nnd possessing
u wonderful tone. Stradivari made in
nil some ))00 viflins. of which about
l.'fl are known nnd registered. The
Strads in Philadelphia are nineng the
three finest in the world Mr Kane is
icrtninh te be congratulated for be has
ii treasure "
MISS HUNTING PARK AVE."
WILL BE CHOSEN TONIGHT
Hundred and Eight Girli In
With a community interest si fever
bent lij rensen of the fact mere than
ene hundred of its prettiest girls nr
competing for the honor of being se
lected queen, the North Philadelphia
Popularity Contest which has been
waged since December 3. will corue te
nn wid tonight with tlie appearance
of the contestants en the stage of the
Ritz Theatre. Hunting P'irl: avenue
above Sixth Btrcef.
One hundred and eight girls were en
tered for the contest, claimed te be the
largest of its kind ever held in this citv.
While most of the North Philadelphia
contestants nre expected te b in the
theatre tonight, when the judges will
cheese the winner, who will be crowned
'Miss 1 Minting Park Avenue, tbev
' will all be present net Tuesday night
' -hen announcement will lie made of the
mime of the -winner
enlv bu thU Ekl:r.
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