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STORY OF MURDER IS
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M jp VOL. LXIII. NO. 22,159 DAILY.
Capjrtiht (New Xrti World) bj rreu
Pnbllnhloc Campanj, 1922.
NEW YORK, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1922.
Catered Sfrood-CUn Matter
I'o it OfHce. New York. N. f.
PRICE THREE CENTS
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To-Morrow's Weather FAIR.
REVENUE CUTTER SENECA ORDERED TO
10 USE FORCE
British' and Turks Face Each
Other; Nations Seek to
ROM MILITARY MOV
iteEMAL WELL EQUIPPED
French Warship Lands Men
at Mudania and Orders
Surrender of Greeks.
ROME, Sept. 21 (Assoclatsd Fcs).
Italy officially informed Roumania
Rl , to-day that the will not permit any
.jjelton by Bulgaria which would
cnanrjo me present status quo in tne
Balkans and is ready, f necessary? to
take recourse to military measures.
LONDON', Sept. 21 (Associated
Press). Whllo tlio Allied Powers' nro
feverishly endeavoring to arrange a
peaco conference to clean the slate be
tween Turkey and Greece and pre
vent more fighting In the Near East;
rumbles of Impending hostilities eon
tlnuo to como from Constantinople and
A relatively small foroe,W British
troops la holding- Chanak, tho Key po
altlon on the southern shoro of the
Straits, whllo tho Turkish' National
ists eager f'r further conquests after
tholr pvpijvhelmlng 'dorcat of tlie
Greeks, nro concentrated outside the
Sftncutral zone at Ismld and Chanak
'' ImDatlontlv awaiting the word -from
Muetapha Kemal Pasha to advance
TJie Kcmallsts, ofllclal French do
patchca say, have available for use
In such a drive 1,000 modern field
Buns, 5,000 machine guns and enough
j l ammunition for a two-years' cam-
,1 pnlgn, which they captured from the
lift If their spoktsman In Constanti
nople 13 to bo believed, tlio TurKs aro
determined that tho Allies shall not
Btand In tho path of their desire to re
occupy Thrace. A despatch quotes
this spokesman, Hamld Bey, to the
effect that tho ICemallsf Army will
certainly declare war on the British
If they attempt to Interfero with n
movement across tho Straits,
According to Information received
from Athens, French naval units oc
cupied Mudania, on the Sea of Mar
mora, and Insisted, upon tho surren
der of several refclments of Greek
troops who were trylns to gain the
sea for embarkation homeward nfter
their defeat by tho Turks. Mudania
Is within the neutral zono of tho
PARIS, Sept. 21 (AESocIatcd Press).
y, The Allied Powers are agreed upon
the qufck summoning or a pence con
ference to settlo tho Turkish prob
lem, hut the dcllcato question as to
tho basis of negotiations acceptable
to tho Angora Government Is still
to bo answered.
It was principally to oupd out tho
Kemallsts on .this score that the En
tente statesmen yesterday adjourned
(Continued on Fifth Page.)
GOLF CLUB SWING KILLS,
WOMAN SCHOOL TEACHER
TVniclilnir Demonstration She Gets
In War of Drive.
RACINE, Wis., Sept. 21. A golf
olub swung back by a devotee of the
tame, demonstrating to several young
women on tho lawn of a residence Inst
niirhK rpsulted In the death of Mlsa
Evelyn Calnan, a school teacher.
Bho xtpiined up behind Allan Simp
on. Assistant District Attorney, while
he was showing n driver stroke and tho
Bead of the club struck her behind tho
r. Sno uvea oniy jo "ui",
WOODIN TO LEARN
EVERY N. Y. CELLAR
ew York Price Lower Than
Maximum Mine Cost
Tho proclamation of Gov. Sproul
of Pennsylvania, fixing $8.50 a ton at
the mines as the maximum price op
erators can charge, assures New
Yoikcrs of coal at not more than $14
a ton, in the opinion of coal dealers
In this city' to-day.
Thercforo the statement of Burns
Bfos. yesterday. In which that firm
announced a price of $13.50 a ton.
was treated with much pleasure at the
office of tho Fuel Administrator to
day. Stnto Fuel Administrator Will
iam H. Woodln when asked his opin
ion of the Burns Bros.' announcement
"It Is very gratifying to see such
a big coal dealer as Burns Bros, take
such a broad position. I sincerely
hope that other coal dealers will fol
It was learned to-day that four of
the biggest coal companies nro pro
curing coal at tho mines at $8. They
are the Delaware, Lackawanna and
Western, Williams, & Peters (Erie
Company), Delaware nnd Hud&cn and
the Lehigh Vulley. Added j to the $S
per ton nt tho mines are charges such
as J2.3S for freight, 50 cents for
lighterage and $2.50 for handling on
the New York City end. This
brings tho total cost to $13.38.
One coal man said to-day: "Burns
Bros, have certainly set up a target
which many dealers smaller than
Burns and others will have to shoot
at awfujly sharp to compete with It."
A tabulation of the amount of conl
In cellars In the greater city is being
made by tho Fuel Administration, as
sisted by Inspectors from various city
departments, who were Instructed by
Mayor Hylan to assist State Fuel Ad
Grover Whalcn, Commissioner of
Plant and Structures, representing
Mayor Hylan. yesterday at a meet
lng In Mr. Woodin's ofllcc, assured
the Fuel Administrator of tho city's
co-operation and advised the many
up-State, Mayors present at the con
ference to do tho same.
Tho Lehigh Valley Railroad an
nounced to-day that collieries on that
road yesterday produced tho largest
amount of anthraclto coal since the
resumption of work three week3 ago,
the total being 43,768 tons, an Increase
of 7,679 tons over the same day last
Yesterday 348 cars of anthraclto
coal were brought to New York tide
water by the Lehigh Valley. Perth
Amboy received 265, cars for Manhat
tan, Brooklyn and vicinity delivery,
Long Islnnd seven, Jersey City
thirteen, Newark sixteen and local
Eastern points forty-seven. A large
percentage of these cars, It was said,
were loaded with coal of household
Company operators and members of
the Pennsylvania Fuel Commission
will meet H. B. Spencer, Federal Fuel
Administrator, to-day In Philadelphia,
for further discussion as to prices at
tho mine and distribution.
AIIMY DIIUGinLB C-2 IlBAfllES
EL PASO, Tex., Sept. 21. The
United States Dirigible C-2 arrived at
the Fort Bliss Field at 9.60 o'clock this
morning. It left Brook Field, San An
tonio, at 12.30 A. M. to-day.
AMOUNT OF COAL N
Belief Growing That Con
ner's Wielded the Weapon
to Control Organization.
WALSH'S FALSE ALARM.
Solid Smith Delegation Was
r1 -1 j - t . i r 1 1 I . .
oeieciea in yvcmuicmci
The Hearst political camp Is desolate
and torn iby dissension to-day. It Is
said by somo of thg Hearst followers
that the way Is open to a split between
tho Now York editor and William J.
Conners of Buffalo, also 'an editor,
who Is known In his tpwn town as
Mr. Hearst, It Is said, has been told
that Mr. Conners double crossed him
In the primary In Erie County on
Tuesday. When Mr. Conners left New
York for Buffalo ten .days ago he said
he was willing to bet $50,000 that the
City of Buffalo and Erie County
would elect a solid Hearst delegation
to the State Convention.
Instead, the voters of Erie County
elected thirty-four delegates pledged
to exvGov. Smith and only four who
could be counted on tho voto for
Hearst. latest reports from Buffalo
stuto that these four would consider
their pledge fulfilled if they cast one
complimentary voto for Hearst be
cause, In principle, they ure for
Tho fail-down in Buffalo wufJ a
cruel blow to the Hearst headquarters
In New York. Tho nmateur politicians
who were In charge couldn't under
stand It, but they began to see a
light when they read an interview
with County Chairman Fitzpatrlck,
who led the fight against Conners:
'My gratification over tho organlza
(Contlnued on Pago Fifteen.)
RAILWAY SHOP FORCES
80 PER CENT. OF NORMAL
Incrense on Sept, II) I.nrirest Sliire
Washington, sept. 21. shop forces
of the railroads of the Country now anr
approximately SO per cent, of normal,
the Association of Hallway Executives
On Sent. 19 tho Increase In shop woik-
ers totalled 7.974 over the previous day,
the largest since tlio strike began.
FORD PLANTS REOPEN
Unit Closeil I.nat SntnriUy Ilrcaunu
of Ciml l'rlcrs.
DETROIT. Sept. 21. The plants nf
the Ford Motor Company in the De
troit district, closed last Saturday be-
,. of the coal situation, throwing
100.000 Ford workers out 01 worn .in
different parts of tne country, win re
open to-morrow morning, u was 0111
daily announced to-day.
Whether one seeks to buy a house or
the lnd upon which to build, or rent
.an aDartment, all the desired informa
tion will be found in The Sunday
World's great Real Etate Section
A vast fund of timely and practical
71 fl World "Keai estate-- ana
,1U "To Let" Ads. Last Week
1 a 1 More Thftn Correspond
,41 Inft Week Last Year
THE SUNDAY WORLD
REAL ESTATE SECTION
Is Rend in Over 600,000 Homes
A DAY FREE
Revenue Cutter Ordered to Sea
To Board Yacht Onward, Whose
Skipper Repelled Rum Hunters
Seneca's Instructions to Secure Two Copies of the Mani
fest Believed to Have $400,000 Worth
of Liquor, on Board.
The -Law Department of the. Customs Service announced this vfteruoon
that tho Treasury Department in Woshlngtou had ordered tho revenuo
cutter Hcnecn to proceed to sea and find the British power yacht Onward,
suspected rum runner, tho commander of which, Cnpt. Shears, refused to
allow nn Inspector of customs to
Enforcement boat Hahn, about ten op twelve miles off Long Hranch Tues
day night. According to tho Customs' officials, tho commander of the
Seneca Is unde orders to go aboard tho Onward and demnnd tho ship's
Tho Seneca left Tompklnsvllle about
noon. Nobody In authority would
say what tho commander of the
Seneca was ordered to do In case
Capt. Shears continues to stand on
his contention that his craft Is British
territory and no officer of tho United
States has authority to board it on the
It Is maintained r by the Treasury
V Department officials that Capt. Shears
was within the twelve-mile limit wncn
he pushed a customs Inspector from
the rail of his vessel, and that In so
doing ho violated Section 2811 of the
Custpms Laws. This section pro
vides that the commander of any
vessel bound for a port In tho United
States shall, at any point on the sea,
within "four leagues" of the coast,
allow any customs officer demanding
the right to board his vessel and In
spect the manifest and tako two cer
tified copies of It.
Commander Tawes of the Hahn
and the customs inspectors with him
were not sure they were within the
twelve -nillo limit when they wero
bluffed off by Capt. Shears. Another
point at Issue is whether or not the
Onward Is bound for "a port in tho
United States." All the .'Jrltlsh ves
sels which have been seized off this
port as rum runners carried papers
Indicating that they 'were bound from
one British port to another. Further
more, it Is calculated that the Onward
Is probably a long distance away fom
the coast of the United States by this
Early yesterday morning, off Long
Branch, the Hahn, under command
or Capt. Tawes, with Customs In
spectors Eagan and Widcrman on
board, picked up the Onward not ton
miles from shoro, thoy assert. They
say their searchlight show d that
she was motionless, though her run
ning lights wero aglow. They also
say she wis loaded with about $400,
000 worth of liquor.
As the Hahn nenred tho Onward
Capt. Shears turned his searchlight
on his British flag. The Hahn drew
alongside and a dory with ono of tho
customs men and Thomas Mason, a
seaman of the dry navy, put off to
the yacht. , .
Capt. Shears walked over to the
rail and when Mnson grasped it to
climb aboard the skipper of thn On-
"ward caught his hands and shnvr'd
him off, snylng:
"You'l tak your lifo in youi hanls
If you at'tempt to board this vessel."
"Well, captain, we'll have to fire on
yru if thatTs your nttltudc," ono of
the Government men returned.
"You can shoot me only once," n a1.
Capt. Sheurs's defiant reply as In
placed his hand' on his hip pocket iy
way of emphasis, "but if vou fne
upon us you will be firing upon tn
Aboard the Hahn there was 'i
brief conference between the cus
toms ( inspectors, each of whom has
naa a great deal of experience in tins
work. 'War, however, seems to be
growing less popular and that was
the sentiment abroad the IlShn. It
was decided to abandon further effort
to board and the Prohibition Navy's
vessel disappeared In the darkness
Real Estate Advertisements
For Sunday World
Must Bo In The World Office
Oh or Before Friday
To Insure Proper Classification
board his' vessel from tho Prohibition
BIG SEA-GOING TUG
Liquor Taken Off Ocean
Liner, Officials of Dry
The sea-going tug Jessica. L.. M.
Kohoe was brought to the Bargo Of-
lct to-day by a revenuo cutter In
charge of Inspectors J. McDonough
and J. Nile. Sho had In ono of hjr
bunker compartments' 2,112 cases of
excellent Scotch and rye whiskey, ap
praised at about $200,000.
Tho tug has for a long time been
used In delivering ship stores to ves
sels In tho harbor, and therefore
needed only half of her bunker space
for coal. According to a mdmbcr of
the crew, her skipper, "Capt. Mur
ray," took her out from thd yards of
the J. J, Kehoo Lighterage and Coal
Company on Mill Creek, ut the foot
of Avenue U, Flatbush, Tuesday
evening, and after steaming for eight
hours came alongside a big ocean
liner whoso name the man did not
For eight liouis the crew of the
Kehoe, which had been hurriedly 10-
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GIRL, 16, GOWNED
IN SILKS AND FURS,
RIFLED POOR BOXES
Admits, Police Saw Munv
Church Theft:? Since Lcav
, ing Home Aug. 27.
May Mansfield, sixteen, of No. 303
Warwick Street, Brooklyn, missing
fiom her home since Aug. 27. was
urrcsted to-day charged with attemp
ted robbery of a poor box at tho Ro
man Catholic Church of the Blessed
Sacrament, Euclid Avenue and Fulton
Street, Brooklyn. Sexton John Cus-
uck said that several times recently
tlio poor box had been robbed, nnd he
was watching this morning when he
saw the Mansfield girl enter and
start to pry open tho box with a
screw driver. In New Jersey Avenue
Court the girl wan remanded to the
Houso of Good Shepard.
When sho left homo her father,
nenry -uanstiem, acscrlbed her as
wearing a gingham dress. To-day sho
wore a'satln dress and a fur-trimmed
coat, and according to the police ad
mltted that she purchased her new
clothes with proceeds from poor Ihix
robtierles. The girl would not say
why. sue left home.
the wom.n tkavei, nniEAU.
Arcsdr. rulltier (World) BuIMInr, S3-3
I'ark How, N. Y. City. Telephone lleekman
(ki. untex room ror Diinia and parrels
open oar ana nisni. ioney oraera ana
travellers' cncK tor sale. Aavt,
CALLS IT BIG STEP
Long Time in the Making, but
.Greatest Advance in a
Century, He Says.
IN EFFECT" AT MIDNIGHT.
Harding Uses Two Pens, One
Going to McCumber and
Other to Fordney.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21. -Presi
dent Harding to-day signed tho Tariff
Bill of 1922, making tho new rato ef
fective at midnight to-night.
Tho bill was signed In tho presence
of tho Senate Finance and tho Houso
Ways nnd Means Committees whi
President Harding used two pens In
affixing his signature. Ono was pre
sented to Senator McCumber, North
Dakota, Chairman of tho Senate
committee, and tho other went 'to
Representative Fordney of Michigan,
who led tho fight in tho bill's behalf
In tho Lower Houso of Congress. ,
Both McCumber nnd Fordney nro
retiring frort Consreno tnis year.
After signing tho bill, President
vou have been a long tlmo in inn
making of this bill, nnd I do not know
how many of you are In accord with
me, but If wo make tho provisions of
this bill clastic we will stfeceed In
making the greatest contribution to
ward tariff making In n century."
Tho hands of the llttln clock on the
mantel In the President's ofllco Indi
cated that It was seven minutes after
11 when the President signed the
imong thoso who witnessed the
signing was Harry Parker, tho old
Nrgro messenger who has served the
Houso Ways and Means Committee
for tho last thirty-three years. Ford
ney Introduced Harry to the Presi
dent with tho comment that ho had
served long In Administration mat
The President, smiling, shook hands
with Parker, remarking he ought to
serv eas a tailor's model.
"You are a regular Beau Brum-
mel," he said to Parker, to tlio lattcrs
213.75 MILES AN HOUR
NEW FLYING RECORD
I'i'piicIi Atlutur Will Try 'luuln
Tliln UvmliiK for Ilrttcr I'lmr.
VERSAILLES, Sept. 21. Flying at
the terrific rato of 213.75 miles lyi hour,
Siull Lecolnte, French aviator, beut the
world's airplane speed record lure
Lecolnte Immediately announced tie
would try to better his record this
TAR FF B!L
BY PR I N
Want Your Shoes to Last 10 Years?
Sawdust and Glue Will Do Trick
At Least Zion City Cop Says It Will, and Tells
How to Do It.
(Special to The Evanlng World.)
ZION, 111., Sept. 21. Don't throw your old shoeB Into the ashcan. A
City of Zion policeman has discovered a method of restoring soles so
thnt a pair of shoes wilt last for ten years, or Just as long as the uppers
will hold together.
The application Is simple, and for 3
an outly of twenty cents you can re
store the soles of a family of nineteen.
In fact, you simply enn't wear out tha
soles of your shoes If you follow tho
formula of Policeman Isaac Parry.
Just go to the grocer's and get you
five or ten cents' worth of sawdust.
Then get you somo glue waterproof
gluo is tho lest and when you have
melted tho glue apply a coating to the
soles of your bhoes.
Apply tho gluo liberally and then
Special Daily Prize for Four
For "What Did You See To-Day?"
NEVER SPOKE OF $150 SLAIN
RECTOR TOOK TO MRS. MILLS
County Prosecutor Refuses to Believe Rectory
Theory That Robbers Murdered Ministr.-V
and Sexton Wiie Insists Jealousy Was
Motive and Slayer Knew Victims.
. (Special From a Staff CorreiFwn dent of Tho Evening World.).
NEW BRUNSWICK, Sept. 21.4-A statement given out from tho rectory V
of St. John tho Evangelist as coming from tho millionaire widow of tho
Itev. Edward Wheeler Hall Hint lr. Hall had a considerable Bum of
money Jn his wallet when she last Flaw him beforo ho was found murdered ..
at tie Phillips farm with Mrs. Eleanor Uclnliardt Mllja, wife of tho sexton '
of his church, caused tho utmost stlrprlso In tho ofllco ot tho Prosecuting
Attorney In Middlesex County.
FOR WEBER CHILD
John Delnhunty Is Named
Pending Decision on Writ..
John Delahuntv. n lawyer of No. 02
Nassau Street, to-day was appointed
by Supremo Court Justlco Burr n
temporary cuhtodlan of four-year-old
L.' Lawrence Weber Jr., pending the
count's decision on a writ of habeas
corpus brought by L. Lawrcnco
Weber, thAttrlcal producer, to secure
the custody of tho boy from Edith
Hallor Weber Dillon.
..Testimony In tho hearing was com
pleted late yesterday afternoon when
Justice Burr gave counsel until Oct.
S to submit final briefs. He announced
that he would render his dscisiou ub
soon after then as possible.
TO BANISH NOISE
World's Largest Hotel Has
CHICAGO, Sept. 21. More thin
a million dollars will lo spent to ban
ish noise from tho new $15,000,000
Hotel Stevens, planned as the world's
largest hostelry, uccordlng tu an
nouncement. Architects have redrawn their
plans to Include a ten-story nnnex
service building to houso mkeries'.
kitchens, laundries, storerooms and
other facilities. Tho annex will con
nect with tho main building by a tun
nel und will bo so constructed that
fifteen addlfionul llpors may bo added.
It also will contain clubs and recre
ation rooms for employees. .
cover the gluo with tho sawdust.
Then allow your shoes to remain over
night and when you wear your shoes
u while you will find that tho glue
and sawdust have formed a hard sub
stance and this will take tho placo of
a leather sole. If tho gluo Is water
proof you can go out In tho wet and
tho soles of your shoes will bo nono
tho worse for It.
If your shoes should show signs of
wear at any tlmo, Just renew this ap
plication and your shoes will last for
ten years or more.
p Tho statement told with detail that
besides whatovcr, money the rector
had been carrying with him ho had
placed Jn his wallet a sum, presumably
$ir,0, the amount oVcd by the Mills
family to a physician for an opera
tion on Mrs. Mills. This money had
;bccn taken from bis body as .well as
ho rector's gold watch and some
mall articled of Jewelry,.' apparently
fter tho murder had been com-
The answer of Assistant Projsecutor
oolan to the statement was an al-
post spedtlc chargo that the Rev. 'Mr,
1 (all nnd Mrs. Mills had not been
killed by roblcrs or blackmailers, but
fcr revenge and Jealousy. He sold:
ri talked with Mrs. Hall nt her
liLlne for a long time yesterday and
I oVn going to talk further with her.
Slui never mentioned to mo, nor has
sho Uo nnyono else conectcd with this
oitlcV, tiat Mr. Hall had any money
or ri wallet when ho left his home
last ft Thursday night. Her present
btat tmcnt Is moru than surprising. ,
"lit has become necessary for me
to cjttl In nnd examino'ull tho leaders
of tio Ilov. Mr. Hall's church and
exanllne them as to what they know
or hilvo heard about, the relations ot
the liev. Mr. Hall und Mrs. Mills.
"Sol far they have been retlcen.'
They .eem tu fell that It'they kne'w
anything wrong and tolerated that
wrognj fo three or four years they put
themstlves In the poMtlon of condon
ing UiVt wrong. It Is Important to, es
tnblliilAthat there was general know,
edgo inUho parish of persistent stories
connecting tlio rector and Mrs. Mills
which 'fiust have come repeatedly to
the atttinptlon ot hose who had a per
sonal lull crest In the affair."
Mrs. rToolan was asked resrarding
the conflicting reports as to tho num
ber of allots used by the .murderers toj
kill tho two.
"To sjkak officially, I would have
to have tlhe official report of the au
topsy befbre mo. It Is In Soraervllle.
But I do know this:
i"Each t them had more than one
bullet woinid. Those who killed them
knew thenV and gave It to them."
Mr. Too tun said his examination of
Mrs. Hall (yesterday was superficial.
Mrs. Hall Is going veiled
tho rectory, Mr. Toolan
she had 'Scratches on her
when out f
was asked II
ions on her face,' he re-
plied. "I ctt
i't say as to her arms.
She Is wcarlbg very long sleeves."
Did tho iltory of 'Fireman Willie
Stevens tall V with what Mrs. Hall'
told you?" Mr. Toolan was usked.
"There stories agree," he said.
"Hut It mult be remembered that
Wllllo has thA mind of a child; when
he talks ho giWes the impression that
ho Is a mero larrot."
Mr. Toolan said that a 32-collbre
revolver tho sue of tho bullets found
In the vIctimsAwas. found In te Hall
home, but It was old and rusty and
obviously had not been used fora'long
time. He would not tell wherohi
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