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0 BE WRITTEN
iss You Much and Know I
Am 'Bad and Mean to You,
IA1DE THREATS TO KILL.
talous of Any One Who Made
Love to Her Would
Tho so-called "Honey dear" letter
ileged to have been written to Mrs.
ne Unjuhart Stlllman by Fred
its, tho Canadian Indian guide.
charged byMr.. BtttlmE'rt ,wltli.belng
fth6 father' of his wife's sonTSUyMld
thitherto scaled from tho public by
Justice Moricliauser's order.
5lay read in .ue Appsllat
3rooklyii,- l'' aas;el for Mr. Still-
Tho introduction of the leter was
tade with all other existing records
the case, tho testimony taken be-
ire Referee Cleason In tho divorce
'ocecdlngs at Poughkcepsle and the
rlous exhibits appended thereto, In
appeal ot Mr. Stlllman from Jus-
!e Morschauser's order granting an
Idltlonal allowance of $7,600 coun-
fces to Mrs. Stlllman.
LTho letter was as follows:
May 20. 1919.
'My dearest Honey Thank
fyou so much for your nice long:
letter and telegram. You don't
know how much It cheered mo.
I don't know what happened to
me, but I was sick up to yesteri
g. day not very but fever and
heavy headaches. I seem to havo
Rotten them In Montreal or some
wheres. "Yes, dear, I am very lonoly
for you, and miss you very much.
Its just like as If there was no
more lights In the world for mo.
"In your Jetters you say I was
cruel to you some times, dear.
Yes, I know I am bad and mean
to you. but It nlways makes mo
want to love you more afterward.
Oh, but It seems ages and ago?
ago sinco I'va seen you, but it
will seem just as long to mo be
fore I will bo able to take and
hold you in my arms and give
you a nlco big hug.
"If any ono tries to make lovo
(Continued on Second .Page.)
HARDING PLANS U. S. CONTROL
OF WHISKEY FOR MEDICINE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. Two far
reaching proposals are Included In
he reorganization plan being drattod
under tho direction of President Har
ding, it waa learned to-day.
1. Creation of a Government mo
nopoly on the salo of liquor for medi
cinal purposes through the Public
ktealth Service, taking tho entlro
trade In whiskey and wines out of
private hands and placing It exclu
sively In charge of Federal officials.
Z. organization of a Bureau of Na
tional Resources to mobilize nil muni-
Nona unJ supplies in event of war
and keep constant check on potential
warVesourcos of the Nation In peace
Tho reorganization plan, drafted by
he Congressional Reorganization
Committee, under the Chairmanship
hf Walter F. Brown, of Toledo. Is
won to be laid before the Cabinet for
-.onslderatlon before being submitted
o Congress. Considerable opposition
BY GUIDE TO
Famous $825,000 String Sent
to Philadelphia by Widow
ot Aufo Manufacturer.
DETROIT, Mich.. Jan. 20. Tho
pearl necklace formerly owned by i
Catherine II., Empress of Russia, and
NOW BELONG TO
public bjj pqrehnBed nwirly two years ago by tho Costa, d
arriwdUi)4gjjiora(x;. D'gc. puTrol; auto- l.,i thut
o" BivlsYwiirt$4$e manufn tire", was gfVen " ice' w.'; and
riiojrths ago by Mrs. Dodge to 'her!
daughter, Mrs. James H. R. Crom
well ot Philadelphia. This announce
ment was made to-day by Howard 13.
Bloomer, executor of th6 Dodgo es
It followed the clearing up yesterday
ot the mystery surrounding owner
ship of tho jewels, purchased by Mr.
Dodge In Now York for J25.000.
Mrs. Cromwell formerly was Miss
Delphlne Dodge. Her husband Is a
stepson of B. T. Stotesbury of Phila
delphia. Simultaneously with Mr. Bloomer's
announcement to-day It was learned
Mrs. Dodgo woro the necklace but
twice during tho time it was In her
possession. The first occasion was
tho wedding here of her daughter
and Mr. Cromwell. The second was
the wedding of her con- Horace E.
Dodge, jr., to Miss Lois Knowlson.
It became known to-day that Mrs.
Dodge, following the marriage of her
son. accompanied the wedding party
to a railroad station hero with the
jewels about her neck, having for
gotten to talis them off.
Tho gems were sent to Philadelphia
by express three months ago.
CHILD Kn,T,Kr OX WEST SIDE BY
Cornelius D. Orocc, nine, of No. 14
Horatio Street, was killed by an auto
mobile, operated 'by Henry Jaegger,
of No. 2329 Catherine Street. Phila
delphia, in front of No. 208 West 13th
Street. Trie chauffeur was arrested.
KANSAS CITY MAYOR DROPS DEAD.
KANSAS CITY, Jan. 20. Mayor
James S. Cowglll. seventy-four, dropped
dead of apoplexy In his office to-day.
Plan AlsoBeing Drafted
Direction to Be Laid
already has a.r'. in to tho reorganlza
tlon and It probably will be delayed
some time, the President has indi
cated. Plans for creating a Government
liquor monopoly developed out of
President Harding's feeling that en
forcement of the Prohibition law is
not effectlvo enough. Foko physi
cians aro issuing hundreds of pro
scriptions for liquor every day.
Under the proposed plan, tho Govern
ment would buy up all stocks of
liquor and wines In tho United States
and prohibit any private traffics In
All Htjuoi proscribed for medicinal
uses would be dispensed directly by
local otllccs of the Public Health
Service and all excise taxes on liquor
would be removed and the Govern
ment's revenue come through profit
on the sale of the liquor.
The Prohibition enforcement agents
now In the Treasury DepartnO.in
would bo transferred to tho Depart
ment of Justice.
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York World) by Tres
TO KILL CHILD AND
Youth Who Disappeared Wth
Jersey Woman Returns and
Gives Self Up.'
HIS , LIFE THREATENED.
Young Man Warned to Keep
Silent on Departure, He
Ralph Costa, tho seventeen-year-old
boy who disappeared with Mrs.
Aubrey H. Bull and her soven-year-old
daughter, Kllanoro, from Ridge.
wood, N. J on Dec. 31, returned to
New York to-day. Ho was met at tho
Grand Central Station by Mr. Hull, u
teller In tho Harrlman National
Bank, the boy having prevlousfy
wired that ho was coming hero from
declared-wlion "Ir. Bull met
ho did not kiJocr,-!i''i tho
child of tho batjeer wero
and that ho felt' Certain Mrs. Bull had
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killed her child and herself.? Hbisald
1 11 1 .1.2 . ' . I
uu uetioveu nog was insane ana mat
she had threatened to kill him If ho
told anythlng-about hor.
When he met Costa, Sir. Bull was
accompanied by Harry E. Cole, a
friend and private detective. Tho
three went to tho East 61st Street
Police Station. There Bull wished to
mako a chargo against tho youth un
der the Whlto Slave Act, accusing
him of misconduct with Mrs. Bull.
"You had better keep your mouth
shut, or I will mako you prove that."
said Costa. "You can't make any
charge against me liko that and havo
me stand for it"
Costa Is a self-reliant, good look
ing youth, a bit undersized, slight in
build and natty In dress, with a look
of ono beyond his years. He was
taken In charge by Capt. Haarley,
who questioned him and succeeded
In extracting what Costa claims Is
a true story of the going away.
He said that at 1.30 P.M. on tho day
of tho disappearance, Mrs. Bull asked
him to drlvo her to tho D. V. & W.
station In Hobokcn. She had two suit
cases. Ho says at the Hoboken sta
tion she left him and purchased tick
ets, returned to him and told him to
drlvo the car to tho Commonwealth
Garage In Forty-first Street, between
Lexington and Third Avenues, Man
hattan, and havo tho garago pcoplo
notify Mr. Hull It was there. Sho then
gavo him $50 and ho came to Now
York and followed instructions, which
Included tho Injunction against talk
ing on tho penalty o being killed by
Tho car was left at the garago and
Mr. Bull was telephoned to. This
much of tho story was corroborated
Costa says ho remained In New York
until Jan. 2 and then went to Tor
onto. There ho obtained a position as
a security salesman with an auto tire
and rubber company. Ho says ho
was afraid to return to Now York or
his home, believing people would bo.
llovo he had had something to do
with Mrs. Bull having left homo,
While in Toronto, working under
tho name of R. J. Schabley, ho Bald
ho saw tho newspapor accounts and
decided to como back after his em
ployer had recognized him.
Under cross examination, which in
cluded questions on how ho happened
to have a couple of bags of clo:hM
with him if he had not planned to go
oway with Mrs. Bull, ho changed his
(Continued on Second Page.)
Should bo In
The World Office To-Day
NEW YORK, FRIDAY
NEGRO IS INDICTED
20 HOURS AFTER HE
Record Time Made by Grand
Jury in Case of Frank
TRIAL TO BE RUSHED.
Prisoner Raves in Cell Over
Boddy Case Mind In
flamed by Agitation.
A few minutes ibeforo 1 o'clock
this afternoon less than twenty
hours after ho had shot and killed
Patrolman Otto W. Motz In the West
123d Street Station the Grand Jury
handed up an Indictment charging
murder In tho first degree against
Frank Whaley. Tho Negro. It woJ
stated, will too brought to trial as
soon as possible. The 'indictment arid
trial probably will establish a no
record for quick Justice In this county,
Those who testified at tho hearing
were Detective Gompors and Patrol
men McLean, Goroy, Hagstrand,
Stewart and Qutnn, who were in tho
police station when the murder oc
curred, and Dr. Norrls, Medical Ex
aminer. As n tho coso of Luther Boddy,
another Negro, who only two weeks
ago shot and killed Detectives, Miller
and Buckley' of, the same precinct,
JustlcoVmoyed swiftly In deallns.wtth
Whaley; Assistant' District Attorney
Dlneen ordered all witnesses to report
at his office this morning.
In holding Whaley, Magistrate
"I will say to you now what you
will shortly hear In the Court of Gen
eral Hesslons 'May tho Lord have
mercy on your soul.' "
Examination of Whaley on the
charge of homicide was deferred
twenty-four hours when tho Assistant
District Attorney apprised tho court
that tho Grand Jury was taking Im
mediate action In tho case and a
bench warrant against tho accused
was expected momentarily.
"Two girls gavo mo something that
mado mo dizzy," was tho only excuse
tho slayer gave for tho crime. Thlr.
ho stated In an Interview in the court
Whaley, who spent most of the
night In tho West 123d Street Station
singing a song with tho monotonous
refrain of "I'm-a-Comlng," with an
occasional cry: "What's becomo of
tho 17 I had in my pocket and my
eyeglasses?" was brought to Police
Headquarters early this morning for
photographing and finger-printing.
Ho was handcuffed to Patrolmen Hag
strand and Walsh. It was against
the former that the Negro thrust
Motz's revolver and pulled tho trigger
after firing a bullet Into Motz's head.
This cartridge missed fire, tho reason,
as explained to-day, being that tho
cartridgo had a slight hole in It and
tho powder within became oil soaked
with repeated cleanings of tho
Policeman John Qulnn, a schoolboy
(Continued on Thirteenth Page.)
NO FIRE BUT JUST
A PRIVATE FIGHT
Guests at Party Didn't Want
Either Police or Fire
Revelry changed to hostilities at 3 A.
M. to-day at a party at No. :3 East TSlh
Street and a tenant In the houw blow
a, police whistle out the window.
A passerby thought the house nas afire
and sent In an alarm. Policeman Pchcr
son of the Hast 67th Street Station
rushed up to rescue the occupants, djc
was told "This Is a private fight."
Following Deputy Fire Chief Douch
orty's arrival came three engines, three
hook and lader trucks, two tiittallon
chiefs, the fire patrol and other ap
paratus. .T,,Kn.WroUI-D HIAVKL DL11KAU.
Arrdt. rulluir (World) HulldUu. 5J 3 r
Kow. Pi. Y. CUT, Tl,pho UtwUnin (ft.
CbMk '"n for tunji aj parcels cvm tti u
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JANUARY 20, 1922.
THRONGS PRAY IN ALL ROME CHURCHES
AS DOCTORS STRIVE TO SAVE PONTIFF
Bis Holiness Benedict XV.,
Who Is Lying at Point of Death
PRAYERS FOR THE POPE ASKED
mfAWKKThTTfT iTIIITIIdPIIIi'C UI7DI?
Archbishop Hayes Sets 3 P. M. for Services
2,400 Councils of Knights of Columbus to
Join in Plea for Pontiff's Recovery.
Archbishop Patrick J. Hayes
Now York upon receipt to-day of of
ficial advice from tha Vatican as to
the serious condition of the Pope,
ordered special services for tho Pontiff
In all churches ot the archdiocese.
These services will tako the form of
a recital of the rosary' and solemn
benediction of tha Sacrament. Paro
chial school children from all city
parishes will participate.
James A. Flaherty of Philadelphia,
Supreme Knight of tho Knights ot
Columbus, has requested tho 2.400
councils of the Knights of Columbui
to hold special services for tho Pope's
Bishop John J. O'Connor of the
Newark Roman Catholic diocese,
"I am extremely grieved to hear of
tho perlous Illness of His Holiness
Benedict XV. I fa liua been accom
plishing much for tho improvement
of the political, social and religious
conditions of th people of Km ope.
and I pray most earnestly that G(xl
may spare him to tho work of the
church and society for years to
Hlshop O'Connor has liistrurleil
Mcr. .Inhn A. Duffy; Chancellor of iho
diocese, to direct all priests to offer
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special prayers for a speedy recovery.
Father Donohue, the Archbishop's
secretary, received an Evening World
reporter at No. 462 Madison Avenue,
and word that tho Pope had asked for
tho last 'rites was carried to Arch
bishop Hayes, who was severely
"The Archbishop had up to tha
present time no Information respect
ing the Pope's Illness other than he
was suffering from a slight cold,"
said Father Donohuo.
Bishop Charles Malloy of the
Brooklyn Diocese received his first In
formation that tho last sacrament had
been given to tho Popo from an Bv
ring World reporter.
"We did not know," he said, "tha:
tho condition of His Holiness was so
serious and had not. therefore, mad'1
pi o visions fpr prayer."
lie added that evey church an J
school In the dlocrxo would be in
formed and would immediately swirl
ho chanting of tho prayer for t.is
dying. Several schools In the dloctao,
l.owevcr, learning of tho Pope's cel.
dlUon, began praying before reoetvtng
tews from tho fllshop.
TH. WORLD'S WINTCR RESORT ANNUAL fir
112. tnUUlai iMdlni Far.lan Amwl.n
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WIMir Ruorl Biifttu, Niw Yirk Wtild. Ni Yws.
Oxygen and Injections of Camphor
Used to Stay Pneumonia's Course
After Last Sacrament, on Which
Pope Insisted as a "Good Example?
ROME, Jan. 20, 6.45 P. M. (Associated Press) .Pope Bene
dict's condition was grave this evening, but the pneumonia had
not spread further, it was announced. H
The Pontiffs temperature was given at thjs hour as 101, pulse
104, respiration 60. Jt
Camphor injections are being frequently resorted, to. .1-
His Holiness recognizes those around him. .(
Fears were expressed at the Vatican at noon that His Holiness was
in a dying condition.
During the early hours of this morning, toward. 4 . M., there ,
was a sudden change for the worse and the bronchia) affection from which
His Hpliness had been Suffering for several daysspread to his lungs.. ,jf
The Ponliff asked for and received, the last SacramenOr$sU3g'urg. j:
this, "if only to givevajfljod. example," lie said, despite attempts by i?
attendants to Missuade him;
Pope Benedict, retaining the
deep emotion the.reading.of the formula of profession of faith by .Cardinal
Giorgi. After receiving the communion he said to Cardinal Si!i'
"I mrt tvit iri rifAmminH 'lr
The Pope's physicians were in
hour, and the morning bulletin, issued
About 1 1 o'clock the Pope's condition became aggrava'ed and the
administration of oxygen was begun. i
SUDDEN CHANGE FOR WORSE A SURPRISE. ;
At 11.30 o'clock the Eucharist
Meanwhile prayers were being
institutions of Rome on behalf of His
to assemble in St. Peter's.
The sudden change for the worse
surprise, even to those who had been
One of the most disturbing conditions that developed early to-day
seemed to be passing away after 10
more hope among the watchers, but toward 11 o'clock he became worse
again, and oxygen then was administered. j?
The physicians gave their patient
noon, after which Dr. Marchiafava said the Pope's condition was very
grave but not desperate. He thought the turning point would occur thi
evening or late to-night. :
After this examination, the Vatican Cardinals gathered iround the
Pope's bedside and kissed his hand,
His Holiness was allowed to sit up in bed a few minutes.
During the day the Pope was given just enough nourishment to
sustain him, all solid foods being withheld in order to allow his fever to
ROME, Jan. 20 (By United
notified the Italian Government that
Grand Peniteniary Cardinal Giorgi was summoned to 4he Pope's
bedside at half past ten this morning (Roman time) and began recital
of the prayers for the dying. l
Cardinal Merry. Del Val who, as Cardinal Camerlengo, becomes
temporary custodian of the Papal authority in case of the death of the
Pope, took up permanent residence in the Vatican this afternoon. ' ;
The illness of Pope Benedict was the result of a chill whicti His Holi
ness caught last Sunday when he was celebrating mass. At the tinje
Pope Benedict began shivering and coughing violently, but Insisted upon
finishing the service, and refused to be carried in a chair, walking to his
apartment. At the time he considered the cough insignificant, but his
temperature rose on Monday and a physician was summoned.
Throughout the week Pope Bone-
diet, although suffering from what
was described by physicians as
"bronchlnl catarrh." remained cheer
ful. Yesterday he asked to be al
lowed to answer some correspond
ence, but the request was refused by
The whole nation, which waited
anxiously for each bulletin, was
ohoered last night by an announce
ment that there was no cause for
alarm. A diagnosis of Influenza, ac
companied by bronchial catarrh, how
ever, was made by Dr. Dattlstlnl and
PRICE THREE CENTS
clearest consciousness, "followed with. -
th Vlrtrfn rtf Prtmrvil "
consultation at the Vatican .it ar. early
afterward, indicated an extremely
was solemnly carried to him. '
said in all the churches alii Catholic
Holiness, and great crowds began
seemed to have come as a great
observing him most closely. Tt
o'clock this morning. This aroused
another examination shortly after
which lay on a cushion. At this time,
Press). At noon to-day the Vatican
the Pope's condition was hopeless. 9
confirmed by Prof. Ettore MarchU-
vara. a throat specialist, and Dr.
Dr. BatUstlnl and Dr. Angell re
mained with His Holiness throughout
tho night. Up to S o'clock this mora.
Ing they were hopeful, the Pope's
condition remaining stationary. Then
the bronchial InflammaUon extende
to his lungs and heart and His Holt'
ness weakened rapidly. ".
As soon as tlm Popes cntourag
hail ascertained thut his condition was
critical, Cardinal Oaspitrrt was nolU
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