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CITY HAS BUT TWO
: Storm Did Not Delay Arrival
LMYof Fuel L. I. President
Replies to Criticism.
"Report.-! tliat ihero Is 'but two
'dm' reserve supply of coal In sight
ior New York City' aru not true,"
Wutl Administrator W. II. Woodln
to-day. "Such talk docs nobody
' 7 good except tho greedy profltcer
Ing Bellcra ol coal In small quantities
to the poor.
. i "Wo have had a snowstorm. It
might havo closured traHlc between
Now York and tho mines. It didn't.
The railroads did everything posslblo
, to mako suro that It wouldn't. All
through last night's storm men were
joins from switch to switch In tho
New Jersey yards thawing out
switches wth ncotylcno torches ond
tho coal will keep right on coming
through as If thcro had been no storm
A not altogether amlcablo corrc
.spondenco between Mr. Woodln and
Ralph Peters, President of tho Long
Island nallroad. as to coal conditions
In Brooklyn and Long Island was
made public to-day.
Mr. Woodln wroto to Mr. Pctcra
Wednesday saying that he felt thero
vros unnecessary delay In landing coal
Ours from floats at Long Island City
. and not enough cfTort made to keep
cea cars moving along tho lines. Mr.
Woodln said ho was Informed that
there were 155 coal cara waiting to bo
landed at Long Island City and many
more In tho yard waiting to lie moved',
moreover, ho said, and thero were
hundreds of cars at tho- New Jersey
freight terminals destined for Brook
ljrn. Queens and tho rest of Long
Island which could not bo moved
until then floats wero released.
, Mr. Woodln said ho regretted o be
ntii!ivi in unv tn Mr. Petera that the
Fuel Administrator couM no longer
take tho rcsponslbllty for coal scar
city on Long Island, having Insured
tho supply of coal only to have the
Iong Island Railroad fall in tho task
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W' Tho reply of Mr. Peters, received
to-day says mat inn ixng jsianu
Railroad President "must tako excep
tion and register objection to state
ments persistency given out by your
assistants and deputies to tho effect
tho Long Islacd Railroad Is short or
locomotives and Is not attending to
' Tho- Long Island railroad, Mr.
Peters Informed Mr. Woodln, though
It handled but 88,000 tons of anthra
cite In May, Juno, July and August,
during the coal strike, has handled
62S.O0O tons In October, November
and December "a wonderful perfor
mance." In spite of tho lack of business dur
ing" tho strike, Mr. Peters asserted,
the road had moved 1,176,402 tons of
nt.nno1ln In 1013 nil niralnd l.figft..
168 In 1921 and moved 312,000 tons of
bituminous In 1922 as against 25S.021
Mr. Peters said tho Long 'island was
doing as welt as It can nnd far better
than unybody had the right to expect
of It, and lio did not Intend to let Mr.
Woodln tako tho responsibility of the
present congestion of traffic from
tho railroad striko of last summer and
charge it to tho Long Island Railroad,
iTUDflMP M Al DAMV
f iiiiiuiiu in mumi
with bowed head, as tho Judge scored
him for his crime during the reading
of tho murder charge. Ho was re
manded to tho Essex County Jail to
awn It his trial.
"This wns tho most beastly and
wicked, and lowest, tho most awful
and most dastardly crime ever com
muted In this community, said
Judge Blanchl, and, turning to the
"1 feci it my duly in behalf of oil
the citizens of Orange to thank you
for your flno work 'In getting this
man and you are entitled to great
credit for your excellent results. If
tho grnco of God had not left this
seven-year-old girl, Virginia Brig
ham, to tell that sho had talked with
this man tn her homo on tho after
noon of tho crime this fiendish mur-
icr probably would havo remained an
Dr. Walter S. Washington, nn
nllcnlst, examined tho prisoner when
he reached Newark, at. tho direction
of tho Prosocutor's office, nnd pro
nounced him sane. Battles was ar
raigned beforo Judge l-'rcd Stlckel in
the Court of Common Pleas..
Battles was taken Into court hand
cuffed to two court attendants. John
A. Bernhard, former Assistant Prose
cutor and Oliver Randolph, colored,
wero appointed as his counsel. The
formor asked for permission to confer
with tho prisoner and was given two
minutes. When ho went to tho wit
ness chair ho was still handcuffed to
Assistant Prosecutor J. Victor
d'Alola read tho Indictment to Bat
tles, who cnlorcd a plea ot not guilty
through Counsel Bernhard. Jan. 4
was fixed as the day of trial.
MRS. HALL CAN SAIL
the element of plain curlpalty was al
most entirely submerged.
It was a crowd of friends of the
new Oovemor. It radiated friendship
nnd good will, tt was inspiring to the
Oovcrnor-elect'r companions and It
must havo own moro than Inspiring
to him. A feature of tho thrones at
the railroad nation and lining the
streets was tho heavy porcentngo of
women nnd the enthusiasm of them.
This, the first .Tin air publto appear,
anco of tho Gevernor-olcct outside
New York City, plainly established
tho hold he las on tho women of tho
Whllo Al JS passing from hit
train into tho underground passng"
ways of tho itnicn Htntlon all work m
tho Albany inllroad yards. In th
shops on tho A.bany side of tho rlvei
nnd In tho general offices of the Now
York Central Railroad was suspend
ed. Engineer firemen, conductors,
hrakemen. switchmen, shopmen and
bagtugo hnndlers and clerks wero In
tho front lino o' the welcoming hordf
nnd their oncers wero strong and
Al'a amazln memory ,scrvcd him
well when ho nns able to call soms
of those who clustered about him. as
h AnfmSA IH hIjmi nt trm rwr. hv
their first names. lie personally
knew more numbers of train crews
working between New York and Al
bany than any ttn or may be twenty
Ntato officials who havo travailed
over this strottb of road numorous
Tho reception 'was a non-partisan
affair. Republican titato officials wero
as vigorous in extending wclcoirw no
life-long Democrats. Among thosu
who did not appear to bo displeased
at tho task imposed upon him by law,
that of being the official greeter of the
Incoming Governor, was Secretary of
Htato John J. Lyons. The orln on
Mr. Lyons's classic visage oa ho
marched through the railroad station
with his arm through .that of Al
Bmlth'a was ono of tho cheeriest as.
soclatlons of tho ceremony. Gov. Mil
ler frozo Johnny Lyons's off tho
ticket, but saved him from defeat, so
Johnny should worry.
Thero wero great doings at the
ICxccutivo Mansion last night, it was
tho thirteenth birthday of Walter
Smith, nnd, as Is tho custom In tho
Smith family, It was celebrated by
a party. Only n few days ago Mrs.
Smith celebrated a birthday, and a
low days before that Daughter Bmlly
iwlegrated a birthday, and to-morrow
Al will be forty-nlno years old.
"I was hoping to get a lot of sleep
between now nnd Monday," ho said
last night, "but I'vo pretty near
abandoned hopo of It Sometimes I
wlth 1 was a trained seal. Ho gets a
rest between bis .cts."
Naturally, thero Is n great deal of
peculation about the Govornor
elect's mcesago to tho Legislature,
which Is about 8,601 words long.
Howerer. It tho memories of our
huatllnc ptopte wera not extremely
r ort there should need be nt curl
ultj about It. Without a shadow it
doubt the messago will follow closely
the speeches the Governor-elect made
every night during th closing week of
his campaign in New York City.
)n the question of Prohibition the
platform Is clear enough, favoring
light wines and beer subject to a
referendum. The Governor-elect pur
poses to give the people a chance to
take part In that referendum. He
has hud more conflicting advice on
this subject than on any other, but
his policy of adhering to the platform
allows him to Institute only one course
However, the Legislature has aorni
thing to say In this matter.
The reception yesterday carried only
one sad feature. That crow out of the
Inulstonco of the leader of tho 10th
Regiment Band that his men should
play tho sidewalks of New York as
they were marching through ankle
deep slush up Stnto Street hill which,
for tho benefit of New Yorkors who
liavo never been In Albany, may be
described as steeper than the
Amsterdam Avenuo hill between 126th
and 116th Streets. About tho only
muslclanB who wero able to operate
their Instruments on this climb were
tho men who played the drams.
d. n. Miivisn AProijrnsD head ok
WASHINGTON. Dec. 23 Calthasar
H. Meyer of Wisconsin, was to-day ap
pointed Chairman of the Interstate
Commerce Commission for the coming
year. Meyer succeeds Charles C. Mc-
Chord, who served this year. Meyer
provlousiy served a term as Chairman
of tho commission In 1316.
Pinna to Go AbroaUi Brother Also
to Leave Murder Scene.
Authorities investigating tho Hall
Mills murder will take no steps to pre
vent carrying out of tho plan of Mrs.
Frances Etevcns Hall, widow of tho
slain rector of the Church of St. John
the Evangelist at New Brunswick, N. J,
who Is to sail for Italy for an extended
stay on Jan. 20. It was nald to-day hv
Special Deputy Attorney General Wilbur
A. Mott, In charge of the case.
The plans of her brothers, William
Stevens, who intends to go south
shortly, and Henry Stevens, who la
planning to spend some time in South
America, will also bo carried out with
out interference from the authorities, it I
wns slated. Mr. Mott has reiterated I
his statement that bo has not abandoned I
his Investigation o the murders.
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West 43 rd Street
oAn Extraordinary Sale of
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Eoys' sizes 1 to 5L
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Children's Leather Knee Leggings
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