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Ring Loses in
Dr. Simon's Narcotic Squad
Seizes Final Shipment of
,?100.000 From Danzip.
and Suspected Runner
Five Are Sent to Prison
Smugglers Who Took Part
in International Band's
Early Efforts Sentenced
The arrest of David Botti, of 110
Street, and the seizure of $100,000
of alleged illicit drugs, early
yesterday morning, marked the failure
of a plot to dispose of $5C\000 worth
of smuggled narcotics in this coun?
try. Dr. Carleton Simon, Deputy Police
Commissioner, said yesterday.
On January l?. Commissioner Simon
obtained information concerning the
tea of an international narcotic
g with headquarters in Danzig,
Germany. Tie was informed at that
time that $500,000 worth of illicit drugs
had been purchased by the leaders in
the ring from German stores in Italy
and that an attempt was to be made
to smuggle th?* entire consignment into
New York. Ten men, he was informed,
were assigned to bring the drup-s in.'.o
the country. New York was to be the
On January 17. Detective Moffett,
acting under orders fron? Commis?
sioner Simon, too? up the trail of a
man named Vincent Lucadano, a steve?
dore, who landed on that date on a
steamer from Danzig;. When Lucadar.o
left the boat he carried a parrot.
in a cage. and went to 240
High Street, Brooklyn. A few hours
later Commisssioner Simon, with n
dozer, detectives, swooped djwn upon
the place and arrested Lucadano and
four others. About $15,000 vorth of
drug? are alleged to have been seize I.
'arch 30, the second consign
'ommissioner Simon was in?
formed, reached New York. On that
date lie visited a house in Brooklyn
and succeeded in arresting five men
and on" woman and seizi. g $250,0?0
worth of cocaine, heroin and morphine.
On March ?4 SmO.OOO worth of the al?
leged illicit drucs had been seized from
a man who arrived as a s-.ilor on a
ship from Danzig.
yesterday morning Botti was
picked up while on his way to Mott
Street, and when searched is alleged
to have had $100,000 worth of drugs in
h?s possession. Yesterday at Police
Headquarters Commissioner Simon as
o?' the packages seized
since January IT, and on the outside
.' package discovered a serial
r. The numbers are almost in
sequence, and Commissioner Simon de?
al. hut $35,000 worth of the
I ?irugs in the original
consignment had been seized.
The : -'a men who were arrested on ?
January 17 at the beginning of the,'
ip were placed on trial before
Feder a Galvin yesterday on
: licit trafficking in drugs.
I twenty minutes returned
ty in each case. Vin?
cent Lucadano, Anthony Damato, John
and Gatano Lavelle were each
to serve two years in the
Fed ral Penitentiary at Atlanta and
? ach fined $5,000. Frederick De
Ambosis, the fifth member of the gang.
was sentenced to serve one year and
nine months, and was fined $2,000.
After imposing sentence Judge Gal?
vin granted ;; ten-day stay of sentence
to give the men time to straighten up
their affairs before starting their sen?
ti r.CC: .
Bellevue Expert Insists
4 to 7 P. C. Beer Is Food
Dr. Douglas Symmers, director of the i
It '[?oratories of Bellevue Hospital, con- j
i'.rmed yesterday an opinion concerning
beer which has been held for a long|
time by beer experts of high and no i
degree, and recommended a return to
beer of from 4 to 7 per cent alcoholic
content and to "light wines in order to ;
stem the flood of moonshine.
'"Beer has well defined medical quali- i
ties." said Dr. Symmers. "it has both i
Unie and nutritive value, depending'
partly on the quantity of so-called ex?
tractives in it and partly on the per?
centage of alcohol.
"The lower the content of alcohol the
less valuable is the beer. From the
medical standpoint, I cannot conceive
of a concoction more useless than the
insipid beer of to-day, with its alco?
holic content of ira per cent."
Big Loss in Spanish Gale
MADRID, April 9.?Great damage
has been done along the Mediterranean
coast of Spain by a terrific tempest,
according to dispatches from Valencia,
Castell?n de la Piaria and Alicante.
Three fishing boats have disappeared
with their crews, but few details of the
devastation done by the storm have
Primary Repeal Bill
Assailed by La Guardia
Real ?Purpose to Perpetuate 'Re?
actionary Legislation' of Pres?
ent Session, He Says
?* H. La Guardia, President of the
Board of Aldermen, who has opposed
the repeal of the primary law and has
threatened to make the matter a po?
litical issue, in a statement given out
yesterday declared the real purpose of
the repeal of this law was to perpetu?
ate "the reactionary legislation" passed
by the present Legislature.
"H is indeed regrettable to see that
the Legislature will be compelled,
against its better judgment, to pass a
repeal of the primary," said Major La
Guardia. "The reactionary legislation
passed by the present Legislature is
bound to be repealed by a subsequent,
administration. The real purpose of
the repeal of the primary is to perpetu?
ate its reactionary legislation.
"The repeal of the primary, affecting
state officers and judges, is the first
step to a complete repeal. Primary
laws are not an experiment, neither are
they on the statute books by accident.
The convention system became so
vicious and corrupt that the American
neople would not tolerate it, any longer,
hence the primaries. Since Theodore
Roosevelt defossilized the courts we
have had through the primaries not
only young blood, but new thought on
Flask Toter s
(Continuad (rom pa?]? ene?
trict attorney, yesterday issued a ?
memorandum covering the disposition
of complaints of violations of the old
liquor laws from 1908 through 1017.
During that period the District Attor?
neys were Jerome, Whitman, Perkins
Three Found Guilty in 1,311 Cases
Tho memorandum supports the con- ]
tention of the district attorneys of
Greater New York that the Mullan
Gage laws should be amended vo bring
prosecution of violations into the Court
of Special Sessions, thus eliminating
jury trials. The figures show that of]
1,311 cases presented to the grand jury!
1,L'00 were dismissed. Of the 113 per- I
sons indicted only three were found ]
guilty by juries in General Sessions.
The jury acquitted thirty-one, twenty ?
were discharged and fifty-nine pleaded i
guilty. These cases had been trans?
ferred from Special Sessions.
The justices in Special Sessions
handled 9,823 cases, and convictions
Earl B. Earnes, Assistant United j
States Attorney, announced yesterday j
that there ar? more than 300 applies- !
tions for injunctions to close saloon ;
properties as nuisances now pending j
in the office of the Federal Attorney i
for fhis district. Mr. Barnes said that :
the courts did not seem "to evince j
much sympathy in granting these in?
The right to enter premises without |
a warrant in search of liquor was de- i
ried by Magistrate McQuaid, sitting in
the West Side Court yesterday. This
?ruling, which it. is believed may '
have important bearing on police en?
forcement, of prohibition, was made in
the case of Silvero Gorini, of 157 West
Forty-fourth Street. Detectives ar?
rested him in h is room on Thursday, i
The detectives said the door was locked ?
and they rang the bell. Gorini an- |
swered the ring and the detectives en?
tered his room and found, they said. ?
lour quarts of whisky, glasses and oth- '?
er drinking equipment.
Warrant Is Required
"When the premises ar?e locked and
the police have no warrant they have \
no right to make a seizure when there
is no other evidence," said the magis- ?
Four Federal prohibition agents o? !
Brooklyn were placed on trial at Buf?
falo yesterday, charged with accepting
bribes. A fifth Brooklyn agent, Dan?
iel J. Ahern, who was indicted on the
same charge, turned state's evidence,
and was the first witness for the state
against the four. Their names are Jo
siah Smith. Ralph Heaton, Louis Jacobs
and Timothy Daly. A Syracuse agent
was placed on trial with them.
The seizure of twenty barrels of
whisky at Paddell's restaurant, 8 Eait
Twenty-third Street, was reported yes?
terday afternoon by detectives on the
staff of Inspector Coleman. They ar?
rested James Bowe. manager, and Peter
Gilleece, a bartender.
Bowe displayed a permit which ex?
pired on December 31, and declared it
had been extended until May 31. The
detectives said he furnished no evi?
dence of such extension.
Borden To Be Re-examined,
But by Same Military Board
TRENTON, N, J. April .ft-?John W.
Weeks, Secretary of War, notified
Leonides Coyle, state commander of the
American Legion, to-day that Brigadier
General Howard S. Borden, of the New
i Jersey National Guard will be re?xam
ined though not by a new board, as Mr.
Coyle had requested. Numerous Na
; tional Guard officers resigned when
1 General Borden was named as com
1 mander of the New Jersey infantry
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Miller to Name
| Body This Week
Governor Also Expected to
Appoint Members of State
Wide Public Service Com?
mission in a Few Days
Rumored That None but
Republicans Will Be Se?
lected for Eight Places
From a Staff Correspondent
ALBANY, April 9,?Governor Miller
will appoint within three days the
members of the Transit Commission,
with complete power to deal with the
New York City traction problem. He
also will send to the Legislature the
names of the men who are to comprise
the state-wide Public Service Commis?
sion, which wlil have full control over
all the public utilities of the state,
with the exception of the New York
City car lines.
Who these eight appointees will be
Governor Miller himself does not know
tc-night. as he has not received ac?
ceptances from all whom he nas in?
vited to act as commissioners, either
in New York City or on the state?
However, it can be said on the word
of a confidant of the Governor that
not a single member of the present up?
state commission will be appointed,
and no man who has served on any of
the Public Sen-ice commissions will
be appointed to the Transit Com?
Tremendous political pressure has
been brought to bear on the Governor
to appoint at least one of the Repub?
lican mtmbers of the upstate commis?
sion to the state-wide commission. But
while the caliber of the man in ques?
tion is high, it does not measure up to
the standard set by the Governor for
those who shall sit on this body and
have power to raise and lower rates
of all the utilities of the state except?
ing the New York traction cor?
Salaries of 515.alt) Each
The Transit Commissioners are to .be
New York City men. Their terms will
be for five years and, like that of the
five members of the new Public Service
Commission, their salaries will be
The terms of the Public Service Com?
missioners are fifteen years. They an
not removable by the Governor, as art
the Transit Commissioners, but only bi
a two-thirds vote of the Legislature.
Governor Miller has declared that
two of the members of the Public Serv
ice Commission would come from Nev
York City. The other three, it is said
may come from Rochester, Buffalo an<
It is said that the Governor, real
izing that the Republican party will b
held accountable by the people for th
acts of the two commissions, is con
sidering appointing none but Repub
licans. II any Democrats are appointei
they will be men who have approve*
the Governor's public utility prograrr
for he wants, above all, men who sym
pathizc- with the task before them, an
will approach it with the intention o
Smith Named Only Democrats
While it had been the custom to hav
the commissions as nearly bipartisa
as possible, Alfred E. Smith, when Got
ernor, set a precedent when he appoin'
ed none but Democrats to manage th
New York City transit situation. Th
presmit upstate commission is con
posed of two Republicans and thrc
Democrats. The Democrats are Fran
Irvine, of Ithac?; Joseph A. Kellog, c
Glens Falls, and George R. Van Name
of Watertown. The Republicans ai
Charles B. Hill, of Buffalo, and John t
Barhite, of Rochester.
Compromise Budget Bill
To Be Offered in House
Assistant to Chief Officer Will
Report to President, Under
From The Tribune's Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON, April 9.?President
Harding, on the eve of reading his
message to Congress on Tuesday, con?
ferred to-day with House leaders on
executive matters. The President de?
voted several hours this afternoon to
his message, with the result that it
is virtually ready. Representative
Good, of Iowa, chairman of the House
Appropriations Committee, and Rep?
resentative Madden, of Illinois, talked
over various phases of the proposed
executive program with the Psesident.
Plans were completed for opening the
Representative Good told the corre?
spondents following the conference
that in all 'probability the budget bill
would be reintroduced at once in sub?
stantially the same form as last ses?
sion. The bill provides a budget of?
ficer directly responsible to the Presi?
dent. In the Senate bill presented at
the last session, the Secretary of the
Treasury was named as budget officer.
The new bill effects a compromise in
that the Secretary of the Treasury, as
budget officer, is given an assistant
who shall report to the President.
De Luxe Yield
(Continued tr?m ?a?? en")
each. One of them contained mor?
phine and the other heroin.
In the rooms on the twelfth floor of
the Hotel Vanderbilt, occupied by "Mr.
and Mrs. J. J. Lunay," were found four
hypodermic syringes, needles for which
were found under the insole in a
woman's shoe, and a small rubber
pouch filled with cocaine.
When the searching parties re?
turned to the West Thirtieth Street
police station, where they were joined
by Dr. Carlcton Simon, Special
Deputy Police Commissioner in charge
of the narcotics division, William and
Mary broke down and admitted owner?
ship of the drugs. Dr. Simon recog?
nized the woman as one who had ap?
plied to him in vain for a drug-user's
certificate when he was on the State
She told him that she attributed
her present situation largely to her
refusal to take the advice he gave her
at that time to go to an institution
for drug addicts. Drugs had driven
her into the underworld, she said, and
kept her there. She said that her
drugs cost her $25 a day.
Her companion said that he had
bought the drugs the detectives found
in Philadelphia, paying $4,200 for
The two prisoners were taken to
Night Court, where they were held in
$fi,000 each for examination, the store
detective requesting that high bail be
fixed, as the pair had jumped a bail
bond five years ago.
INon-Lmon Crew Seizes Ship
Paraguayan Gunboat Reported
to Have Sunk Steamer
BUENOS AYRES, April 9.?The non?
union crew of the steamer Huttaita,
opernted by the Paraguayan govern?
ment between Parana River ports,
stole off with the vessel Wednesday
night and headed north toward Brazil,
according to advices from Asuncion
to-day. A Paraguayan gunboat was
sent in pursuit. Dispatches received
here late to-night reported that the
Huttaita was sunk near Concepci?n.
Th?- crew of the Huttaita, it was be?
lieved, made off with H Intending to
take over other river steamers and
persur.de the crews to join in resisting
the Paraguayan government's proposal
to surrender operation of the vessels
to their owners, the Argentine Naviga?
tion Company. This company placed
them under the Paraguayan, flag sev?
eral months ago when they weretied
up by a strike.
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Signed by Governor
Measure Sets New Low Level
for Annual Expense Since
Beginning of High Price
Era; All Items Unchanged
From a Staff Corresvondent
ALBANY, April 9.?Governor Mille?
to-day Bigned the annual appropriation
bill. The measure calls for the expend?
iture of $98,000,000 and represents a
new low level in annual appropriations
since the beginnine of the era of high
prices due to the war. The total ap?
propriations for 1921-'22 will be about
$136,000,000, approximately $9,000,000
less than that of the prior fiscal year.
Governor Miller did not change a sin?
gle item in the measure, thus paying a
high compliment to those who were in?
trusted with the task of drafting it.
He is the first Governor since Theodore
Roosevelt to approve every item sub?
mitted in an annual appropriation bill.
When the legislative Budget Commit?
tee received the various appropriation
if quests last fall the total amounted to
about $206,000,000. By careful pruning
the legislative leaders succeeded in re?
ducing this amount to $136,000,000, in
j eluding the $98,000,000 in the appropri
? r.tiqn bill.
j The appropriation bill is the first
I actual step toward carrying out the pol
; icy of economy and retrenchment laid
I down by Governor Miller in his first an
! r.ual message. He will brook no de
' parture from this policy, and, has
! served notice that if state officials do
I not believe they can run their depart
I r.??*nts in an efficient manner on the ap
| propriations granted them he will find
I those who can.
The annual supplementary appropria
i ticm bill was brought before the Legis
' lature by the Senate Finance Commit?
tee to-day. The measure carries ?p
; propriations of $5,585,000, the majority
of; which is for the reorganized State
i Tape Commission and the new State
, Public Service Commission. The for
I m?r gets $2,500,000 and the latter
; $700,000. The expenses of the Rapid
I Transit Commission are to be paid by
| New York City. In a separate bill in
j tr?duced to-day by Senator Lusk, the
i salary of the chairman of the Tax Com
I mission is fixed at $12,500 a year; the
j other two commissioners are to get
I ?lp,000 each.
! The supplementary appropriation bill
1 also contains an appropriation of
$300,000 for the new state office build
! ing, to be constructed on the site pur
! chased by the state, immediately west
! of the Capitol. The project was begun
i in Governor Whitman's time, but was
i held up, due to high construction costs,
; The building, when completed, will cost
; about $3,000,000.
j Flag-Draped Coffin Ends
Mother's Search for Son
Soldier'*. Body, Just Returned.
Her First Definite Word
Since Death in 1918
Private Edward E. Kelly, of the 106tl
' Infantry, crumpled before machine gui
! fire in an attack on Mount Kimmel Sep
| tember 2, 1.918, and died in a few min
! utes. He was buried immediately aft
? erward by an English army chaplain
| But not until a few days ago did hi;
I mother, Mrs. Lucy Kelly, know his fate
I She had been convinced that he wa
alive, until his body in a flag-drape?
cof?n arrived on a transport.
Tuesday morning the body sent bac
! from France will be given a secon?
burial?this time from the home of Mrs.
Kelly, 103A Somers Street, Brooklyn.
Interment will be in the National Cem?
etery at Cypress Hills, and a military!
escort will be supplied by members of
the Major James J. McKenna Post, Vet?
erans of Foreign Wars, and the 106th I
Infantry Post, American Legion.
For more than two years Mrs. Lucy
Kelly waited and hoped, clinging stead?
fastly to the belief that her son was
H?ve. And there was reason for such
belief. There had been many conflict?
ing reports. First, she was told that
l.er son had been made a prisoner.
'Later she was informed that he was in
a hospital overseas, wounded. Later
still he was reported "missing in ac?
Mrs. Kelly never gave up hope and
never faltered in her search. During
recent months she trudged from hos?
pital to hospital in New York City and
vicinity, thinking it possible her Bon
had reached a hospital in this country
without her knowledge.
When her son's body was turned over
to her there also was handed to her a
frayed memorandum book, containing
her photograph. The book was in Pri?
vate Kelly's pocket when he fell.
Wife Cannot Divorce Uncle!
Marriage Void; Father Was
On the ground that she was a niece
of her husband and that under the law
the marriage of such close blood rela?
tions wa3 void at the outset, the Ap?
pellate Division yesterday decided that
Mrs. Kathryn E. Audley could not main?
tain the suit for divorce which she
brought recently against Thomas H.
Audley. whom she married in 19X14.
The court sustained a demurrer by Mr.
Audley to the complaint of his wife.
Mrs. Audley contended that the re?
lationship of uncle and niece did not
exist between her and her husband, Mr. i
Audley and Mrs. Audley's father being
only half brothers.
Justice Laughlin, who wrote the opin?
ion of the Appellate Division, said of
the law prohibiting intermarriage of
persons of the same blood, "The prohi?
bition was enacted for the benefit of
the public health and the perpetuation
of the human race."
Roosevelt to Visit Fleet
Will Join Atlantic Armada at
Guantanamo Drill Grounds
From The Tribune's Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON, April 9.?Theodore j
Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the j
Navy, will jc,/i the Atlantic fleet at i
Guantanamo on April 22 and remain
with the fleet on its cruise to the North
Atlantic home stations the last of April.
He will leave Washington on Aprii 20
for Miami, where ho will take a navy
seaplane to Havana. A destroyer .will
transport the naval secretary to Guan?
tanamo. He will be quartered on the
Pennsylvania, flagship of Admiral Wil?
son, commander in chief of the fleet,
on the northward cruise.
The fleet will leave Guantanamo in
time to reach New York on April 29.
After the fleet arrives at New York
Mr. Roosevelt will inspect the New
York and Philadelphia navy yards.
First Division Artillery and
Other Units Get Fourrag?re
CAMP DIX. N. J., April 9.?Five
units of the First Division were deco?
rated with the French fourrag?re here
to-day for war service. They are the
5th, 6th and Tth Field Artillery Regi?
ments, the 1st Engineers and the 1st
Signal Company. The infantry regi?
ments of the division were decorated
in France by General Pershing.
The ceremony took place on the
parade ground. Major General Charles
? F. Summerall, now in command of the
i division, read the French orders and
i then attached a fourrag?re to the flag
1 staff of each of the five units.
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Gets Life and
3 Sons Flee
_(Conttnu? from >Mc rat)
that see?ks to connect others with the
Caverteor Poshed Investigation
In Atlai** to-night before leaving for
New York Governor Hugh M. Dorsey
had no comment to make on the ver-'
diet. It was he and Hooper Alexander,
District Attorney, who forced the in?
vestigation ,of conditions in Jasper
County after the discovery of the first
bodies. The \ jovernor assigned special
counsel to prosecute Williams and to
represent Manning in the trial.
Huland Wil!\:ams is thirty-two years :
old and married; Leroy is twenty-seven
years old and Marvin twenty-three.
The first two owned their own farms,
and the majority of the negroes slain,
according to evidence adduced at their
father's trial, hud been employed by
them, and had been obtained from the
Macon and Atlanta jails.
It was said to-viight that early this
year one of the sons came to the jail
here, paid a negr?y?i fine, handcuffed the
negro and took bjim away with him.
The negro was glaci to get out of ji.il 1
and, it is said, offered no objection to j
In preparation for the events that
are to take place .it Monticello during
the coming week a l*w and order league ,
was organized there to-night by the'
best citizens of the county, determined ]
to protect negroes rtnd other witnesses ;
and to avert trouble. In addition to ;
this, 150 deputies ha re been sworn in.
With the William ees gone and the i
county determined t<?> clear its name :
before the people ?>f the state, no.
trouble Is expected n? tw- However, the .
Sheriff will have ampl ? assistance.
Speakers Urge D isarmament
S. M. Ratcliffe, an Englishman, and
Dr. T. Iyenaga, a Japantese, spoke last
night at a meeting hel.i in the audi?
torium of the Ethical C ulture Society.
Sixty-fourth Street and Central Park
West, to discuss disarmament. Both
said the idea was a good rone, but that
the United States ought to take the
Jane- Addams, of Hull House, Chi?
cago, agreed with them. M Bi'or George
R. Lunn. of Schenectady, another
speaker, did not state his views as to
the proper precedence among nations
in disarming, but said that the project
was more hopeful now than ever be?
A telegram was read frort Senator
William E. Borah, of Idaho, in which
he said that he would reintr.?duce his
disarmament resolution on the 'first day
that bills were received after the re?
assembling of Congress.
No Spanish Haven for Charles
MADRID, April 9.?A report pub?
lished by the Diario Universal that
Spain had offered asylum to /?ormer
Emperor Charles of Austria-Hungary
was categorically denied to-day bj'Mar
! quis de Lema, the Foreign Ministe *. He
j declared no official step whatsoeve r had
been taken in that direction.
Woman Hermit Is Weii,
But Can't Return Home
Hotel Room Inhabited by Her
and Sick Aunt Three Years
Closed by Police
Mrs. Fannie Milier, forty years old.
who. in company with her aunt, Mrs.
Carrie Sunderland. was removed to St.
Mary's Hospital, Hoboken, on Friday,
from a room in Meyer's Hotel where
the two women had lived in self-im?
posed imprisonment for more than
three years, found herself in an un?
usual predicament yesterday.
The hospital authorities say she is
not sick. Health Commissioner Stack
declares she is not insane. She is free
to leave the hospital, but sh<? cannot
return to her rooms in Meyer's Hotel.
The police have locked the rooms,
pending investigation, leaving Mrs.
Milier w;thout lodging or clothing ex?
cept the few things she took with her
to the hospital.
Mis? Sunderlanti. the aunt, is sitting
up in bed. Doctors say she has very
little chance of recovery, although she
may live for a time. She is suffering
Mrs. Miller said, in a statement to
the Hoboken police, that Attorney Gen?
eral Edmund Wilson, of Red Bank, was
at one time interested in her affairs.
When questioned about this Mr. Wil?
son said: "I recall that I did repre?
sent Mrs. Miller for a short time,
either while I was Attorney General
or shortly afterward. I am not sure
of the date. I or.ly know that it was
some years a^o. A Newark lawyer
had gotten a sum of money ?$20,000
or $30,000?in his possession, and she
was sent to me by a New York law?
yer. The matter was adjusted."
Mrs. Miller's husband died several
years ago, leaving life insurance
amounting to $20,000. Several insur?
ance firms represented the widow in the
adjustment of the matter. Mrs. Miller
said that when the matter was finally
settled she received but $4,000.
Cures Subway Flickeritis
Engineers of the Public Service Com?
mission announced yesterday that a
preliminary test of a "flickeritis killer"
on a subway car. whose lights flickered
chronically liad been most encour?
The "flickeritis killer" is the inven?
tion of J. S. Doyle, assistant to Frank
Hedley, president of the Tnterborough
Rspid Transit Company. It consists of
a secondary shoe, equipped with a
strong spring, inside the contact shoe.
The spring keeps the secondary shoe
in contact with the third rail when?
ever the motion of the train tends to
throw the other off.
Three hundred subway cars ?re
afflicted with flickering lights and num?
erous complaints against them have
be??n received by the commission. If
further tests are as successful as the
first one, all of the 300 will be equipped
with Mr. Doyle's "flickeritis killer."
?Nicaraguan Envoy Chosen
i SAN SALVADOR, April 9.?Former
: President Emiliano Chamorro, of Nica
| ragua, will go to Washington as
Nicaraguan Minister to the United
?? States, according to semi-official ad
I vices received here from Nicaragua
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TWO AND THREE-PIECE EFFECTS OF TWIllL, SATIN
OF PIQUETINE AND TWILL ALSO SEVERAL STUNNING
FRINGED EFFECTS IN CANTON CREPE.
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