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Women to Hold
All-Da v Meeting
Voters' League Officials
and Others to Meet at
Home of Mrs. Vaiulerlip
at Scarborough July 14
Mrs. Catt Will Be Speaker
Elimination of the Grosser
Forms of Corruption in
Politics To Be Discussed
Women political leaders of both
partios and officials of the League of
Women Voters, as well as club presi?
dents and representatives of. large or?
ganizations of women,have been invited
.to attend an all day conference on
"Government Efficiency" at the homo of
Mrs. Frank Vanderlip in Scarborough
on July 14.
In the invitation which she extended,
as chairman of the New York State
League or Women Voters, Mrs. Van
"We arc convinced that all women
are agreed in their earnest desire and ?
intention that the grosser forms, at
least, of political corruption shall be j
done away with and that the scandal?
ous use of money in elections, so un- ?
fortunately prevalent in this state,!
Bhall stop. 1 !" women accept positions
of responsibility in the party organiza?
tions without insisting that an honest
attempt be made to do away with the?e
conditions when the inevitable fight
on this issue comes, their hands will
be tied by the fact that they have
tacitiy condoned them. Nothing would
prive us more heartfelt satisfaction
than to support any work to this end
that you may be doing inside your
Mrs. Thompson to Speak
Tho speakers will include Mrs. Lewis
S. Thompson, vice chairman of the
Republican Ways and Means Commit
y, and Mrs. Carrie
Chapman Ca t, honorary ?.resident of
the National League of Women Voters.
Equal re] a i>Z women with
men in til i hip of political par
tics will be one or' the chief matters
;_. Mrs. Thompson will tell
the" equal representation law
ed during the last session of the
New Jersey legislature is working.
"Wo believe," said Mrs. Vanderlip,
"that the dignity and' influence of.
women inside the parties are necessnr
i.y rmpi they become mem
,: of a party organization through
the arbitrary choice of a county or
stats chairman fid are thus deprive.-}
of thi and independence which
? ? would enjoy were they the f
iqe of the voters. Equally, th ?
women voters enrolled in the partie;.;
are not repre ented on the state and
county committees, while the women
in ] of being elected are
itrarily chosen by the men. We
ve that women, even if so ap
inted, must have equality of num?
bers to make themselves felt."
New Efficiency Department
The conference was called as a result
of the action of the national conven
tion of women voters in April, when
i: was. vo ed to create a new de]
ment of "government efficiency." This
was to he divided into two divisions,
lescribed '? lows: "The study of
the most efficient forms of government,
wi h a vii . to their adoption, and the
Ij o1 election -laws and methods,
with a view to making the machinery
of nsive to the
roal wishes of the voters, and to do
away with the corruntion which now
Mrs. Catt will speak on "Making
.Government Responsive to the Wishes
of the People." Other speakers will
be V. IL' Dodds, secretary of the Na?
tional Municip ' !?: . ?; Homer Folks,
executive secretary of the State
Charities Aid Society, who has recently
returned from Europe, where he estab?
lished Rod Cross health centers; Miss
Mabel Carney, assiatant professor of
rural education, Teachers College;
Professor A. R. Hatton, National Muni?
cipal L<v _ '**""'? 'and; Henry Curran,
president" of the Borough of Manhat?
tan; Walter Arndt, executive secretary,
Citizens Union; Raymond Ingersoll,
executive secretary City Club of New
York, and Albert Bard, chairman of
the Honest Ballot Association.
Schwarz Goes to Oyster Bay
Prize-Winning Artist Will De?
part for Rome Sn September
Frank G. Schwarz, winner of tho
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, sot
..out yesterday for Oyster Day to live
and paint at the studio of,, the founda?
tion there until September, when ho
will sail for Lome.. He carried two
battered suitcases, an easel and u roll
of sketching paper and woro a newly
pressed blue suit which cume out of
He wore also a somewhat disapoint
ed expression because he had hoped
that arrangements might be made for
him to see the fight. Reporters had
tried to get Tex Rickard to invite him,
but the effort was made too late, Mr.
Rickard having left Madison Square
"Gee, I would have liked to see it,"
said the young artist. "I can just im?
agine those two fine, big fellows in
action and the picture they would
make. But I guess a good deal has
come my way and they really are ex?
pecting me out at Oyster Bay."
71st to Celebrate Fourth
Two Days' Holiday Prorfram On
r at Peekskill
PEEKSKTLL, N. Y., July 2.?Members
of the 71st Infantry, in camp on tho
state military fteld in Peekskill, ar?
ranged to-day a two days* holiday pro?
gram for to-morrow and Monday which
will include special Independence Day
The officer:! gave a dance this even?
ing. Several young women from Man?
hattan attended. Lieutenant Raymond
lifown, Protestant.chaplain, will con?
duct services to-morrow morning, and
Father Paul, a mi -sioner of Garrison,
wi!! conduct Catholic fte'd mass.
Brigadier General William Weisel,
U. S. A., of Camp Dix, will review the
rcjgiment ai 2 .'.?'???.; to morrow aftor
roon. A host of visitors from New
York will be on hi n !.
Mrs. Hearst Tells Position
Not Certain She would Accept
Nomination for Congress
Following reports that Mrs. William
Randolph Hearst, wife of the publisher,
might be a candidate for Congress,
Mrs. Hearst issued this statement y -
"I have not considered the matter '
of a possible Congressional nomination
suiliciently to make, a decision. 1
not sure, even if ??'. nomination were
offered me, that Washington is the
place in which 1 ci ild do my I
work. I am very
work thai Mayor Hylan baa given moi
an oppojtu?ity to do h?ro in New
Wheeler Calls Anti-Dry
Parade Attack ou Law
New York Demonstration Is
Likened to Broussard's Speech
From The Tribune's Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON, July 2.?The pro
pcoed anti-prohibition parade in New
York was attacked hero to-day by
Wayne B. Wheeler, general counsel of
the Anti-Saloon League, in a statement
in which ho replied to Senator Brous
ftard, who recently vigorously arraigned
dry legislation in a speech in tho
"The attack of Senator Broussard
; on national prohibition," Wheeler said,
j "i % simply a restatement of former wet
?Senator Bronssard's speech," Wheeler
' continued, "liko the proposed anti-pro
! hihition parade to be hold in New
; York, can accomplish no good purpose.
? Every bootlegger, rum runner and law
bieakcr will get encouragement from
? this booze parade. Every law-abiding
? c'lizcn will be ashamed of it. It is an
attack on law and order."
Firemen Fight Blaze in
Great Neck Engine House
Newly Purchased Apparatus
Suffers in Fire Believed
To Be Incendiary
After Daniel Beyer and John Walsh,
two members of tho Alert Fire Com?
pany, of Great Neck, L. I., had locked
up the lirehouse for the night on Fri?
day they discovered smoke issuing from
a window in tho rear of the building.
They opened the firehouse door and
found tho motorized apparatus, but re?
cently purchased, on fire. Nearly $1,000
worth of damage was clone to apparatus
and building before the blaze was ex?
An alarm was turned in at once, and
when volunteer firemen reached the
scene Beyer and Walsh were fighting
the flames with chemical tanks. The
fire was not controlled until a hose line
had been laid to a nearby hydrant and
tho station flooded with water.
The belief was expressed by members
I of the company that the blaze had been
i set by a firebug who wanted first to put
: the apparatus out of commission before
: firing the houses of Great Neck. More
| loyal members of the Alert company
hinted that the fire was set by some
rival who was jealous of the new fire
; Drug Store Man's Son
Burned in Oil Blast
Two Others Also Injured When
Can Explodes in Brook?
A five-gallon can of alcohol exploded
yesterday afternoon in Morris Horney's
| drug store at Forty-seventh Street and
? Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, burning Jo?
seph, the eighteen-year-old son of the
proprietor, eo severely that he is not
expected to live. Two employees suf?
fered painful burns.
The young man Was filling the can
from a barrel holding fifty-two gallons,
? A few feet away was a lighted gas
plate. A draft from the window threw
; the flame toward the stream of alcohol
' and the contents of the can exploded
? in Horney's arms.
Afire from head to foot, he ran to
' tho street, pursued by Benjamin Berg
: man, the prescription clerk, and Daniel
R( eves, the soda fountain clerk. Within
a few doors of the store they overtook
the young man and beat out the flames
in his clothing. Their own hands were
Horney was taken to Norwoigian
'h pital. His home is at 165 Floyd
The fire started by the explosion was
| extinguished after ? hard fijrht by fire
, men. It consumed the barrel of alcohol.
j Families living above the store were
\ ordered out by tho police.
Fight Over Constantine
Greets Greek Steamship
Police Called to Quell Outbreak
at Pier as King Alexander
Docks in Brooklyn
The Greek steamship King Alexan?
der arrived here yesterday from the
Piraeus with 1,323 passengers, among
them two belligerent factions, one
I opposed to and the other in favor of
maintaining King Constantine on the
? throne. There was no outbreak
j aboard ship,-but groups of Greeks who
wont to the pier to meet friends and
I relatives aboard got into altercations
j and fights, which required the ser
! vices of reserves from the Fourth Ave
! nue police station.
Among the passengers on the King
j Alexander were Bishop Germanos Troy
i anos, of the Greek Orthodox Church,
who is a fervid monarchist, and Alexis
I Coulonvakia, a Greek lawyer, who is
; close to Vonizelos, the former Prime
Delegations had gone to the pier to
. receive each of these passengers, and
! they, too, contributed to the disturb
i anee on the South Brooklyn pier, A
! stone was hurled at the automobile of
'. the Greek bishop, but it missed its
Legion Head Helps Camps
; Preparedness is Duty of Every
Citizen, Says Major Emry
In a statement issued yesterday
I Major John G. Emry, national com
I mander o? the American Legion, urged
S Legionnaires to assist the War Depart
? ment in furthering the military train?
ing camps for citizens to be held in all
: corps areas this summer.
"The lesson of these camps is a po
j tential protection to the institutions of
, government under which this country
i has grown great." said Major Emry.
I "While it is not necessary for the
i United States to maintain enormous
? armed forces in times of peace, it is j
? the individual obligation of every citi- I
; zen to be prepared to defend his coun
; try in time of need."
See Race Hatred Growing
Colored People's Convention j
i Deplores Lack of Sympathy
DETROIT, July 2.--An increasing
lack oi* sympathy and sense of justice ?
on the part of white people were held ;
responsible for recent race conflicts,
and an appeal for a better inter-racial
Understanding was made in resolutions j
adopted at the closing session last
night of the convention of the National :
\ gociation for the Advancement of j
Other resolutions demanded on be
half of the negro unrestricted suffrage,'
a Federal law against mob violence,
abolition of the "jim crow" car and
public schools for negro children.
The government was asked to ap
point a commission to make a survey i
of race relations and recommend cor
Another resolution advocated an in- j
ternational disarmament conference.
Going On To-dav
American Museum of Natural History. \
? isaion ! ree.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, admission ,
'? ;!fsl.'ti frot>. . i
Now Yorl Historical Society, 1(0 (..-ntnil
Park west, admission fren. ?
Vuii Cortlandt Park Museum, admission '
Xuui&Bic?? Parle admission frea.
Brings Drop in
Prices of Food
Chucks and Plates of Beef
Reach New Low Level
With No Buyers; House?
wives Want Dearer Cuts
Old Potatoes $1.25 Barrel
Week Is Marked by Unusual
Demand for Fruits and
Melons ; Lemons Climb
Hot weather ?prevailing during tho
last week has caused a marked re?
duction In food prices, according to a
report published yesterday by the
State Division of Foods and Markets.
The report says:
"The live stock market in the last
week has been demoralized on account
of hot weather and a very light de?
mand. Calves were held ever frort
day to day until as many as 1,200 were
on the market at one time, with prac?
tically no buyers. Most of the liberal
receipts of country dressed calves
were delivered in bad condition due
to the extreme heat, and many were
condemned by the Board of Health or
refused by merchants. The prices
ranged from 5c to 10c per pound.
"Chucks and plates of beef were of?
fered at a new low price of 2c per lb.,
with no buyers. This is not only tho
outcome of hot weather, but the effe<*t
of the marked tendency of housewives
to buy only the dearer cuts of meat.
Old Potatoes Cheap
"The last of the old sea-son crops
I of vegetables are rapidly disappearing
from the market, Southern and nearby
new crop produce taking its place.
Some old potatoes are still available,
but the demand is negligible. What
remains are selling slowly at from
i $1.25 to $1.50 per barrel of 150 lbs.
; This is in striking contrast to the
prices of S8 to $10 for the same quan
; tity of old potatoes at this season last
year. Old carrots are still on sale,
but'are a drug on the market. The
large supply of new carrots from
nearby is sufficient to suppiy the lim?
ited demand. The old stock is bringing
from 75c to $2 per barrel, whereas last
I year at the same date prices ranged
' from $15 to $16 per barrel. Old onions
i are on tho market yet, but most of the
' stock is worthless and some is being
dumped. At this time last year the
; supply had been exhausted for some
"Western fruit shipments were
marked by the first full car of fresh
figs ever received from California. The
car contained 1,180 packages, weighing
from ten to twelve pounds each. The
I entire car was sold at prices varying
: from $2.25 to $2.30 per package.
"The week was marked by an un
i usual demand for fruits and melons.
< The approximate total receipts for
; melons, were: Watermelons, 396 cars;
! cantaloupe, 251 cars; for fruits:
I cherries, C5 carloads and 3,000 baskets
?from .New York State; peaches, 201
cars; raspberries, 8,000 crates; cur?
rants, 3,000 crates; huckleberries, 2,500
crates; gooseberries, 500 crates; black?
berries, 8 cars.
Lemon Demand Strong
"Because of the hot weather and in
'anticipation of the Fourth of July trade
the demand has been strong for lem?
ons throughout the week. During the
' week a boat load of lemons from Sicily
, brought the highest prices in the mem?
ory of present buyers. They brought
at auction from $9.12% to $10.37 for
: first choice stock of old crop contain?
ing 300 lemons per box. Thirteen car
: loads of California lemons sold at
' $12.25 to $13.50 per box of 300 lemons.
Twelve thousand boxes of oranges ar
rived during the week on the steamer
Willsolo by way of the Panama Canal.
? There was some decay, the average
? running from 5 per cent to 10 per cent.
The prices hold up well under the
! continued demand.
"The following table gives the prices
at which perishables sold in the whole
j sale markets on July 1 of this year and
i on the corresponding date of last year:
! Strawberries, best, nt. 40(<i;45o 25@35o
; Cauliflower, best, Mil. $4.25 $email@example.com
Badianes, red tip, bunch_ l@2o 2%_Bc
Rhubarb, large, bunch. 4@5c. 3<a4o
' Calves, country dressed, fan?
cy, lb. ???MOe 20c
Bulls, lb. . 3(350 6%@10(!
Shoep, lb. 2H@5o 4*i@!?c
Butter, creamery, best, lb... 35Vi@36Vsc 5!H4@C0c
Eggs, white, best, doz. 42@44c ?SffpGOc
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] C. F. Rand Is Honored
By British Institution
?New York Mining Engineer
Elected to Iron and Steel
? Charles F. Rand, chairman of the
executive board of Engineering Foun?
dation and one of the leaders of post?
war research in American industry,
has been elected an honorary member
of tho Iron and Steel Institut^ of Great
Britain, according to word received at
the national headquarters of the Amer?
ican Society of Mechanical Engineers
in this city.
The award to Mr. Rand is the second
given to American engineers recently,
Professor Robert Peele, of the School
of Mines of Columbia University, hav?
ing been elected to honorary member?
ship in the Institution of Mining and
Metallurgy of London.
Mr. Rand is a mining engineer of 61
Broadway. He is now in England as
Honorary Secretary of the Engineering
Mission of Thirteen, which last
Wednesday presented the John Fritz
medal for achievement in applied
science to Sir Robert Hadfield. On
July 8 the mission will go to Paris to
bestow the John Fritz medal for 1922
upon Eugene Schneider, head of the
Graduate 822 Home Nurses
Red Cross Course Completed
by High School Girls
With the graduation in the last week
of 822 high school girls of fourteen
and fifteen years old from tho Red I
Cross course in Home Nursing, the '<
number of girls trained by the Red
Groas to give competent nursing care
in their own families has reached well ]
The course in home care of the sick ;
is offered to the pupils in the Wash
ington Irving, the Julia Richman and
the Wadleigh high schools by the New I
York County Chapter Red Cross as !
part of a plan to make the average j
New York household better able to
cope with emergency illness. Graduate j
rurses are the instructors and schoolj
officials are giving the home nursing 1
pupils credit for the course on their j
The Red Cross certificates state that j
the holders have a general knowledge \
of the causes and prevention of sick?
ness, can recognize symptoms and are
equipped to handle patients with com?
municable diseases as well as care for
From the Washington Irving High
School there were 108 graduates, 357 in
the Julia Richman and a like numbei
in the Wadleigh High School.
Poland Ratifies Rumanian Pact
WARSAW. July 2.?The military con?
vention between Poland and Rumania
was ratified by the Polish Diet yester?
day, despite the opposition of the
Socialists. The convention was signed
by delegates of tho two countries last
Census Bureau Figures Place
Poles in Second Place,
WASHINGTON, July 2.?Persons of
German birth comprised nearly one
third of 110,068 foreign-born popula?
tion of Milwaukee at the time of the
1920 census. A Btatement to-day by
the Census Bureau placed the German
born population at 39,57?. Other for?
eign-born included 211,060 Poles, 7,10.1
Russians, 5,900 Austrian?, 4,803 Hun?
garians, 4,497 Czechs, 4,022 Italians
and 4,359 Jugo-Slavs.
Scandinavians are heavily represent?
ed in the foreign-born population of
Minneapolis and St. Paul. Minneapolis
was recorded as having 20,515 native
Swedish and 10,389 natives of Norway,
while across the river in St. Paul were
9,912 native-born Swedish and 3,818
native-born Norwegians. Minneapolis
had, among the city's 88,032 foreign
horn white population, 6,445 Canndmns,
6,439 Germans, 6,222 Russians, 4,789
Boles and 2,222 Austrinns. St. Paul's
foreign-born whites include 8,724 Ger?
mans, 4,228 Russians, 3,053 Irish, 2,429
Austrians and 2,555 Poles.
New York Life President Op?
poses Lockwood Committee
Plan for Investments
Darwin P. Kingsley, president of the
j New York Life Insurance Company,
in the course of a letter to The Trib?
une in connection with his r?signation
i from the Citizens' Protective Housing
I League, issues a warning that if the
Legislature enacts proposed legislation
compelling life insurance companies to
invest in certain .securities tho "con?
sequences will certainly be very seri?
He refers to tho plan of the Lock
wood committee and citizens' organiza?
tions interested in the housing situa?
tion to propose laws requiring the in?
surance companies to invest a propor?
tion of their funds in real estate mort?
gages. Mr. Kingsley complains of the
inference drawn from his letter "that
New York will get no aid in crisis from
His letter reads:
"Over the fraction of my letter to
Mr. Nathan Hirsch, president of the
Citizens' Protective Housing League,
printed in your columns this morning,
you put very misleading headlines.
The life companies of New York have
never ceased their efforts to relieve the
housing situation and they do not, so
far as I know, intend to cease now.
What I object to is legal compulsion
which will destroy the discretion of
trustees, invite reprisals from the
other states and result in killing the
goose that laid the golden egg.
"The West thinks that too many of
those eggs have been laid already in
New York. Texas passed such a law
some years ago and all the large com?
panies left that state. The investing
committees of tho life companies of
New York have tried, after first estab
j lishing security and a proper return,
to recognize the 'rights' of localities
! from which the money to be invested
? came. In this they have been remark
j ably successful, but New York natur
| ally has always had and now has her
I full share.
"If the Legislature of this state in?
dulges in the economic folly of depart?
ing from its traditional program of
telling trustees what they shall not
buy, and undertakes to tell them what
they shall buy, the consequences will
certainly be very serious."
New Export Tax Halls
Tampico Oil Shipments
Mexican Producers No Longer
Are Able to Compete With
Special Cable to The Tribune
.Copyright, 1921, New York Tribune Inc.
MEXICO CITY, July 2.?Exportation
of petroleum from Tampico virtually
ceased yesterday, when the export tax
measure recently passed by the Mexican
Congress took effect. The tax placed
on Mexican oil makes it impossible for
producers here to compete with the
American product in American mar?
kets. The cessation of shipments will
seriously curtail the revenue accruing
to the Obregon government from this
The failure of the Obregon govern
j ment yesterday to meet the interest on
i its debt caused no surprise here. The
j banking situation is growing more crit
| ical, and many business houses have
been hard hit by the economic depres?
President Obregon will attend the
big celebration of the Fourth here
on Monday, when he is expected to
meet American Charg? Summerlin for
the first time since the interchange of
notes with Washington on recognition
of the Obregon administration. Official
Mexico apparently is not worried by
the international situation.
The government ?b, however, carrying
out troop concentrations in tho north,
ostensibly to meet the revolt that is
said to be developing there. Rebels
burned five bridges between Altillo and
Monterey Thursday, but train service
between tho two cities is maintained by
a circuitous route. Repairs arc expect
ed to be completed in a day or two. !
General Carlos Green, of Tabasco, is !
reported to have been arrested^ al?
though the charges against him have
not been disclosed. Green is accused
in connection with the death of sev?
Stolen Van Found in Street
The police of the West 121st Street
station notified the authorities at
Metuchen, N. J., last night that they
had seized a large red auto van which
answered the description of one of two
automobile trucks containing $120,000
worth of merchandise which were
stolen on the state highway outside of I
Metuchen Friday. The truck was empty. \
Patrolman William Quinn, of the !
West 121st Street station, saw the van !
standing at 124th Street and Eighth
Avenue yesterday morning. No one
claimed the machine during the day,
and last night it was driven to the po- ;
Harding Expected to State
Views on Soldier Bonus
WASHINGTON, July 2.?A statement \
from President Harding regarding the
proposed soldiers' bonus legislation is j
expected soon by Senate leaders. Be- I
lief was expressed to-day that the
President would advocate passage of
the legislation which he discussed re?
cently with Senator McCumber, Repub?
lican, of North Dakota, in charge of
the bill, and other Senate leaders.
As the McCumber bill would not au?
thorize any payments to former serv?
ice men until 1922, it was believed
probable that action might be deferred j
for a few weeks, in view of negotia- j
tions for temporary suspension of Sen- !
ate business while committee work on
the tariff bill proceeds. The recess
plan probably will be presented next
?' ? '
MacMillan Sails From Boston
BOSTON, July 2.?The small school'- j
er Bowdoin, in which Donald B. Mac |
Millan is to moke an expedition to e5i? |
p'ore tho Arctic wastes of Baffin Land, j
left here to-day on a further stage c?
the voyage east toward Wiscassett, Me.
which will be its point of departure
from the United States. Compasses
will be adjusted at Marblehead to-day '
Cost $5,115,927,689 to Run ?. S.
In 1921, Billion Under 1920
WASHINGTON, July 2.?The cost of
running the United States government
during the fiscal year which ended Fri
dny was $5,115,027,089, according to
I the Treasury Department's statement
; for the close of business June 30. The
? figures, however, are subject to final
j adjustment. Revenues from all
I sources, although showing u drop of
! a billion under the previous year, '?
j amounted to $5,024,932,960, and there j
i was a balance of cash in the general
I fund amounting to $519,078,105.
enough to moot expenses for several
? days. Expenditures average around
i $40,000,000 a day for tho week before
I the fiscal year ended.
I For the year ending June .30,
| 1920, the government's income was
I $6,694,566,888, and its expenditures. ;
$0,403,343,841. All types of taxes col?
lected during the 1921 year showed
losses, compared with 1920 returns, but
the big decrease was in the income and
profits levy, which produced $3,206,
040,157 in 1921 and $3,944,949,287 the
During the 1921 year tho govern?
ment obtained $8,864,998,322 from
sales of its securities and retired
$9,182,027,170 worth of securities.
Listed in tho ordinary disbursements
was $999,144,731 paid during the year
as interest on all classes of debts.
The gross national debt at tho end
of the year was $23,977,450,552, while
at tho end of the 1920 fiscal year it
was $24,299,321,467. The high point
in tho debt of the United StateB for
all time came August 31, 1919, when it
And Other Notables
Sail on Lafayette
Prelate to Assume Duties in
Poland; American Diplo?
mats Leave for Peru on
the Steamship Essequiho
Archbishop Lauri, transferred from
Peru, as Papal Nuncio to Poland, sailed
on the French liner Lafayette for
Havre yesterday to take up his new
duties. Members of the Catholic
clergy hero who were his students in
Rome several years ago were at the
J. J. Champnois, representative of
the French government for the ex?
change of students, was another pas
| aenger on the Lafayette, and went at
the head of a party of fifteen students,
ten young women and five young men,
who will attend various colleges and
universities in France.
Elsie Ferguson, actress, accompanied
by her husband, Thomas B. Clarke jr.,
also sailed on the Lafayette. Miss
Ferguson said she would return in the
late summer -to begin rehearsals of a
new play by Zoe Akins, which will be
produced by Sam Harris. I
Among other first cabin passengers
were Mrs. G. C. Lodge, daughter-in-law
of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge; Dr. and
Mrs. Carol VoigtLin, of Washington; E.
W. Edwards and Miss Helen Edwards, o
Cincinnati, and Dr. William Blancard. I
A large party of diplomats and others
who are to attend the centenary cele?
bration of Peru's independence sailed:
yesterday on the Essequiho, of the Pa?
cific Line. The Earl of Dundonald, who
will represent Great Britain at the cel?
ebration, was accompanied by his sis?
ter, Lady Cochrane.
The Orbita, of the Royal Mail Steam
Packet Line, sailed yesterday on her
second outward voyage to Cherbourg,
Southampton and Hamburg. Judge and
Mrs. Leopold Prince, of 29 East. 124th
Street, were among the first cabin pas?
The Furness-Wtthy liner Fort St.
George left yesterday on her first ?
cimise to Nova Scotia, Cape Breton and
the St. Lawrence River, taking out 300
Fashion Bows to Demand
For Comfort in Clothes
Tendency Toward Outdoor Life
To Be Met by Looser
ROCHESTER, July 2.?That the
tendency toward outdoor life demands
clothing of ,more youthful design and
more conforming to ease and comfort
i is the conclusion of the joint style
! committee of the National Association
i of Retail Clothiers and of the Interna
\ tional Association of Designers, which
presented its report to the convention
? of the designers' association here to?
The spring styles for 122 in general
prescribe looser bodies, wider shoul
' ders and narrower lapels.
| Ocean City Cloudburst
Halts Traffic 4 Hours
Trolley Passengers Marooned j
and Many Streets Are Inun?
dated During Storm
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., July 2.?A
cloudburst this afternoon inundated
Ocean City, short circuiting trolley
power lines, marooning passengers in
miniature lakes, flooding out automo?
biles and generally stopping all busi?
ness and travel for nearly four hours,
The downpour came about 2 o'clock,
after a steady rain in the morning.
Instantly third rail lines and overhead
trolley wires were put out of commis?
sion. This affected not only the West
Jersey and seashore trains, but all cars
or. the shore fast line between Atlan?
tic City and Pleasantville and from
Somers Point to Ocean City.
In Ocean City itself the water com?
pletely flooded Sixth, Seventh, Eighth,
Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh streets at
the intersection of West Avenue. Cel?
lars were filled and first floors of many
stores covered to a depth of six inches.
According to observers the water fall
came without warning. Particularly
heavy and black storm clouds appeared
overhead and from this suddenly came
solid sheets of water, the fall con?
tinuing for nearly fifteen minutes.
Smithers Left $3,105,438
MINE?LA, L." I., July 2.?According
to a transfer tax appraisal filed in the
Surrogate's office here to-day, Francis
S. Smithers, who died in New York
November 29, 1919, left an estate of
Under datc^ of June 13, 1895, Mr.
Smithers left by deed of trust one- !
third of his property as a life estate j
to his widow, Mabel S. Smithers. Ex- :
elusive of this the estate is distributed
as follows: Charles Smithers jr., of !
19 Nassau Street, New York City; Her
bert B. and Austin L. Smithers. both of
120 Broadway, sons, $59,756.20 each;
another son, Francis S. Smithers, $482,
863.22, and a daughter. Louisa B. In- i
Among the largest items in stocks are
4,841 shares in the North American
Company, valued at $201,414, and 1,473
shares of the United States Steel Cor?
poration preferred, valued at $156,449.
Republicans Oh?ain Option on
Syracuse Arena for Convention
Special Dispatch to The Tribune
SYRACUSE, July 2.?After a confer?
ence with Republican State Chairman
George A. Glynn, State Senator George
R. Fearon to-day obtained an option on
the Arena for the holding of the Re?
publican convention in this city Sep?
tember 22 and 23.
Chairman Glynn said addresses would j
be made at the convention by prom?
inent Republicans from all over the
country. Vice-President Coolidge, Sec?
retary of State Hughes and United
States Senators Wadsworth and Calder
would attend, he declared.
Republican state gatherings in the
past have been held at Saratoga
Springs, but the close of the hotels
there at the end of the racing season
makes that placo unavailable.
To Run Untermyer
For Appeal Bench
Afraid of His Attitude in
Coming Mayoralty Race;
Republicans in Central
Section Favor Andrews
While state Republicans will not
take decisive action with reference to
naming a candidate for judge of the
Court of Appeals to fill the place made
vacant by the death recently of Emory
A. Chase,* the leaders are sounding
out the sentiment and probably will
reach a tentative agreement on a can?
didate before the convention meets on
The sentiment in the central part
of the state favors the selection of
Judge William S. Andrews, of Syra?
cuse, who was designated to the Court
of Appeals bench by Governor Whit?
man. He presided at the Barnes
Roosevelt libel action in 1915. Alonzo
B. Clearwater, of Kingston, also is
under consideration by the leaders.
The Democratic leaders probably
will try to get Samuel Untermyer to
consider the nomination. Mr. Unter?
myer now is in Europe, but he will
be back in October. The Democratic
leaders are afraid of the possible at?
titude of Mr. Untermyer in the com?
ing mayoralty campaign. There is a
desire to placate his opposition to the
present Hearst-Hylan-Tammany con?
trol at the City Hall. Mr. Untermyer
in bygone years has been one of the
most liberal campaign contributors to
tho Democratic party. His son, Irwin,
was nominated for justice of the Su?
preme Court by the Tammany men in
1919 and defeated by a fusion of the
independent forces. Mr. Untermyer
desired the appointment of his son at
the hands of Governor Smith, but the
appointments went to Corporation
Counsel Burr and Edward J. McGold
rick. The estrangement between Mr.
Untermyer and the Tammany men is
complete. He is on record as saying
that if Senator Charles C. Lockwood
is nominated for Mayor he will take
the stump for him.
The Democratic leaders also are con?
sidering Lewis R. Parker and Robert
P. Whalen, both of Albany, for the
nomination. The Albany County
Democrats are planning to wage a
hard campaign for Mayor in Albany
this fall, and they think that the nam?
ing of an Albany man for judge of the
Court of Appeals would help.
Pastor to Fine Newlyweds
In Ban on Rice Showers
Bridal Parties Must Deposit $5
in Advance at Church of St.
Thomas the Apostle
Father John B. McGrath, of the
Church of St. Thomas the Apostle,
118th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue,
has placed a ban on rice showers at
church weddings. To Wake it effective,
he has announced, he intends to impose
a fine of $5 upon newly weds whose
friends assail them with a rice barrage
ls they leave the edifice.
Bridal parties will be asked for a
deposit in advance of the nuptials, and
in tho event of a rico shower the money
will br. used to pay for cleaning the
steps and aisles. If the rule is obeyed
the bride and groom will get their
Father McGrath hit upon the idea
of a fine when his requests that the
practice be stopped failed to produce
results. He has told his parishioners
he believed the throwing of rice at the
church was a desecration.
Figures indicated are standard time.
Sunrises... 4:^3 a.m. Sun sets... 7:31p.m.
Moon rises.. 2:43 a.m.|Moon sets.. 5:30 p.m.
local Forecast.?Generally fair and
somewhat warmer to-day; to-morrow
partly cloudy, probably local thunder
showers; gentle to moderate southwesterly
local Official Record.?The following of?
ficial record shows temperatures during' the
last twenty-four hours, in comparison with
the corresponding date of last year:
3 a. m... . 66 6 9
6 a. m.... 65 68
9 a, m.... 69 71
12 noon.... 72 76
3 p. m_ 74 78
6 p. m.... 72 73
9 p. m- 70 68
11 p. m-69 68
Highest, 74 degrees (at 3 p. m.) ; lowest,
65 (at 6 a. m.J ; average, 70; average same
date last year, 72; average same date for
thirty-three years, 72.
8 a. m... 82 | 1 p. m... 72 | 8 p. in... 88
8 a. m..29.86 j 1 p. m. .29.87 1 8 p. m..29.89
General Weather Conditions
WASHINGTON, July 2.?A disturbance
of wide extent and marked intensity was |
central over eastern Colorado to-night. It ?
was attended by showers in the northern
Rocky Mountain region and the northern j
plains states and was followed by a rapid I
rise in pressure and a decided fall in tern- j
perature over the plateau and northern !
Rocky Mountain regions. Snow was fall
lng in Yellowstone National Park at night,
with a temperature of 38 degrees. The
temperature continued considerably above
normal from the plains states and south- j
em Rocky Mountain regions eastward, ex- j
eept along the Immediate Atlantic coast,
and there were local thunder showers in I
the Southeastern states and in portions of
the north Atlantic states.
The weather will be partly cloudy Sun
day in the states east of the Mississippi
River and scattered thunder showers are
probable an the upper lake region, the
lower Ohio Valley and the Southern states.
Under the influence of the Colorado dis- i
turbanco the weather will be unsettled
over most sections east of the Mississippi
River on Monday, and scattered thunder
showers are probable In the middle At?
lantic states and the Southern states and
general showers and thunder storms in the
lake region and the Ohio Valley. There
will be no important changes in tempera?
ture east of the Mississippi River Sunday
and Monday, except thai cooler weather
will overspread Michigan and Indiana Mon?
day afternoon or night.
Uiwtrict Forecasts.?Kastern New York?
Generally fair and somewhat warmer to?
day; to-morrow partly cloudy, probably
scattered thunder showers.
Southern New England?Generally fair i
to-day; to-morrow partly cloudy and !
Kastern Pennsylvania?Generally fair to- |
day, warmer in southeast portion; to-mor- I
row partly cloudy, probably local thunder
New Jersey and Delaware?Generally
fnir to-day; to-morrow partly cloudy, prob?
ably local thunder showers; not much ?
change in temperature.
Western Pennsylvania and Western New
York?Generally fair to-day; to-morrow 1
partly cloudy, probably local thunder
showers; little change In temperatur*
(Joseph A. Cantor Dies;
j Head of Tax Department
? Served in Legislature and Con?
gress; Borough President of
Manhattan in 1902
Joseph A. Cantor, president of the
Department of Taxes and Assessment;?
since the beginning of the Hylan ad?
ministration, died early yesterday at
his home, 2345 Broadway.
Mr. Cantor was well known in state
and city politics. He was born at 19
Second Strcst, on December 4, 1854.
When he was fourteen years old he
went to work in a law office. In 1872
he became a reporter for The World,
where he remained for five years, em?
ploying his spare time in the study of
In 1884 he was a delegate at large to
the National Democratic Convention
and that autumn he was elected to the
Assembly. He was returned there for
two succeeding years. In 1887 he went
to the Senate, where he guided the
Democratic forces for ten years. Mr.
; Cantor was elected on the Reform
I Ticket, so called, to be President of
i the Borough of Manhattan from 1902
to 1904. In 1910 he was made chairman
of the New York Commission on Con
I gestion of Population. Three years
j later he was elected representative in
i the 20th Congressional District.
He is survived by two daughters and
a young son. Funeral services will
be held at the residence to-morrow aft?
Maj. Spera, Last of Escort
On Sheridan's Ride, Dies
I Officer of Pennsylvania Cavalry
Troop in Civil War Succumbs,
at 87 in Omaha *
OMAHA, July 2.?Major Weidner
Harvey Spera, the last surviving mem?
ber of the escort that rode with Gen?
eral Philip Sheridan from Winchester
to Cedar Creek, died recently at his
home, 735 Madison Avenue, Council
Major Spera was eighty-seven years
old. He was born in Ephrata, Lan?
caster County, Pa.
Immediately after the war began
Major Spera organized a troop of cav?
alry in Lancaster County. He was
commissioned captain of this troop in
I 1861. Later he was promoted to tho !
rank of major and served with the J
17th Pennsylvania Cavalry throughout j
Following the war Major Spera went !
to Philadelphia and entered newspaper !
work. He was editor of newspapers in j
both Reading and Harrisburg. In 1881
he went West and settled in Council !
Bluffs, where he remained until his
EDWARD T. SMITH
SPRINGFIELD, 111., July 2.?Edward
T. Smith, sixty-eight years old, a j
nephew of Abraham Lincoln, is dead as
a result of injuries received when he
was struck by an automobile. His j
mother, Mrs. Anne Smith, and Mrs. !
Lincoln were sisters. His father, C. '
M. Smith, was known as the "merchant
prince" of Springfield. It was in the
rear of the Smith store that Lincoln I
wrote his first inaugural address.
WILLIAM DUNN HANNA
MONTREAL, July 1.?William Dunn
Hanna, former general fuel inspector
of the Grand Trunk Railway, died to?
day at the age of seventy-seven after
an illness of ten days. He had a large
acquaintance in the coal districts of
the United States.
Trapped Thief Shoots Seli'
Buffalo Burglar Refuses to Re?
BUFFALO, July 2.?Trapped by sev?
eral men in a house which he had been
trying to rob, an unidentified man shot
himself to-day. He may die. At the
hospital where he was taken he re?
fused to reveal his identity.
"I'm a burglar and shot myself be?
cause I didn't want to be taken alive,"
he said. "Here's the gun; leave me
alone. I will die as John Doe, New
The burglar was caught in the cellar
of Mrs. Rose Heinrich's house in South
Park Avenue. Mrs. Heinrich was
beaten over the head by the man when
she tried to summon help. Her condi?
tion is serious. Her cries, however,
aroused neighbors, who broke in a
door. As they rushed into the house
the burglar shot himself in the temple.
Man Who Helped Release
John Boyle O'Reilly Dead
NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 2.?Wil?
liam E, Lyons, one of a group of men
who outfitted and sailed with the Cat?
alpa expedition, which released several
Irish political prisoners in Australia,
died at his home here yesterday.
Among those released by the expedi?
tion was John Boylo O'Reilly, poet and
long editor of The Boston Pilot, who
had been sent to Australia for par?
ticipation in the Irish uprisings.
Birth, Engagement, Marriage,
Death and In Memoriam Notices
may he telephoned to The Tribunt
any time up to midnight 1*r in
strtion in the next day's paper.
Telephone Beekman 30O&.
SMITH?Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Smtlh (nee
Emma Krasriofr, 1575 Grand Concourse,
New York, announce the arrival of a
son, Joseph W., on Juno 30. at New York
81TIXIVAN?BALI -Mr. and Mrs. Stephen
J. Ball, of 71 Valentine Lane, Yonkers.
N. Y., announce the betrothal of their
daughter, Margaret M.. to John J. Sul?
livan jr., of New York City
; FLOTO?OROCT?On Friday, July 1. l?2j(
hv the Rrv lohn Hnynes Hoi meg, Lotr!?.,
Adam? Grout to William Floyd.
; M'VAIGH ? CLARKE -On W?t!n<.?j?T
?lune 29, 1921. at 0t. Luk?'s Episcopal
Church, Urooklyn. n! .'i.",0 p. rn . Maria
Stuart Clarke to Keltb Fry McVaugh.
; RANBALL?JACOB?On Saturday Jun,
2D, at Pelham Manor, Pleanor Vinton.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jacob!
* : rui Mr Bradley Randall, n?n of u-'
and Mrs. W. B. Rnndall.
! WILSON?-M "KAY <m July 2, 1T-21. at
Port nolborn", Ontario. r'anada. Charity
Elizabeth. daughter of Mr? Donald Mc?
Kay, to Mr Michael Lambert. Wilson 0'
Bronxvllte, N. Y.
BAKKKl! On July J. ]'i21, Isabella R.
Barker (ne.. Bants). b<iov,:ii wilt of
>"urt ??? I?. Barker, In her f,4th year. Fu?
neral services will bo held at her la'?
residence, t^f: Bloomfleld ?? . H-iboken,
.\'. J.. on Sunday, July '?'.. at * p. m,
BERNHARD -G-orce, suddenly, in hi.? 56th
year, beloved husband i.r Rebecca and
loving father of deten . m and
brother or Jacob, Bam, Max. Rose Yogei
and Rebecca Mirhaelson. Funeral '
his lato residen?. 883 ""'^-.r-a: Par*
West, on Sunday. July 3, at 10 a. m.
BKST?On Thursday. June 10. Sarah
Klllon. widow of James liest Funeral
from th" residence i>f her daughter, Mr*.
Morns Losee, "Ahite Plain? road ';?"r,.
ville, Sunday. July 3. at 2 o'clock. la
terment Sleepy Hollow.
Bl TLER?Louise Collins, beloved wife ?f
William Allen Butler and riauglv?- af
tho iate Charles and Mary Terry Cotilas,
at her borne, at Southampton, on
July 2. Funeral services at Round Oak.
Yonkers, Tu<?: lav morning', July 5. at
10:30. i.n arrival of the 9 50 train from
Grand Central, daylight saving time.
CHAPEE Su Idi i ly, on Thursday Jun*
30, 1921, In his 72d year, Edward R.
Chapel, beloved father of Mrs. David
Ross. Funeral services will b? he'd at
the late residence, 703 EClmore Place,
Brooklyn, on Sunday, July 3, at 3 o'clock.
CHETKIN*?On July 1. 192? Hanrah. a*.
hor residence, 277 40'h st., Brooklyn.
Funeral services Sunday. July t, i)a.m.
Interment at Washington Cemetery.
COX ROY?On Fi.Vlay. Patrick II., beloved
husband of Mary I,. McCabe and brother
of the late Congressman Michael C'on
roy, at his residence, 30 South Clinton
st., East Orange. N. J. Requiem mass
Monday at 9:30 o. m.. at Our Lady of
Help for Christians R. C. Church. In?
terment Holy Sepulcbv! CemeteTy.
CFMMIXC.S?On June 30, 1921, Nellie C.
Cumminga, beloved wife of Henry J.
Cummlngs, a: her residence. 723 East
4th st., Brooklyn. Funeral services Sat?
urday evening at S o'clock. Interment
Greenwood Cemetery. Sunday, at ths
convenience of the family.
ELLIOTT?On Thursday, June 30. 3 911,
Elizabeth C, widow of Edward Elliott.
In her SOth year. Funeral services will
be at the residence of her cousin. Miss
E. L. Jonea. 628 Madison St.. Urooklyn.
on Tuesday, Ju!y 5, at 2 p. m.
FIELOER? On Friday, July 1. 1K1, m her
82d year, Louise, wife of the ?ate George
H. Fielder. Funeral services at h'r late
residence, 562 Ma?on st., Brooklyn, on
Monday, July 4, at 8 p. m.
FISHER?At his residence. 551 West 170th
st., on Juno 30, 1921. Cleveland D.. son
of the late Mydert M. and husband of
Eucie> Ptll Fisher. Funeral servioes at
the Church of the Heavenly Rest, Fifth
av.. above 4?th st., on Tuesday, July 5.
at 11 a. m.
HARRIS?Stella C. T. Harris, at her home.
Orient, L. I., Thursday, June 30. Mrs.
Harris Is survived by her husband, George
F. Harris, Binghamton. N. Y. : sister,
Mrs. H. L. Mattice, Spring-fle'.d, Mass,
and a brother, Professor Stewart W.
Young, Stanford University, California.
Xl'SSBAl'M-WEIL?-Jennie, beloved iister
of Yetta Rosentbaler, 8am Xussbaum,
Bertha Brown and devoted member of
. Isaac Weil family. Funeral from 120
East 116th st.. Sunday, July 3. at 3
p. m. Members of Mount Sianl Ladles'
Society of Friends are invited.
O'ROYI.E?July 3, John A. O'Boyle. hus?
band of Catherine Phelan, at her resi?
dence, 530 5th st., Brooklyn. Funeral
Monday, July 4. Solemn masa of requiem
Church of St. Saviour, 10 a, m. Inter?
ment Calvary Cemetery. Automobile
O'MAHONEY?On the First Friday, July 3.
Anna Leah, the only daughter of Bent?
D. and Mollie A. Moore O'Mahoney, and
sister to Vincent P. and Joseph M.
O'Mahoney. Funeral from her home, 54?
West 329th st., on Monday morning.
July 4. Requiem mass will be offered
for her soul at Annunciation Church,
West 133st st., at 10 a. m. Kindly re?
member do not send Sewers, Automobile
funeral. Sacred' Heart of Jeaus Uave
mercy on her.
HOSE?Klizabeth T. Rose, beloved wife of
James P. Rose, dearly beloved mother
of Mary A. Dillon. Funeral from h.-??
late residence, 1885 Amsterdam av., on
Sunday, July 3. at 3 p: m. interment
Holy Cross Cemetery.
! SCHLOSSMAN?Milton, beloved husband
of Ethel, father of Stan lay and beloved
son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schloasman,
brother of Mrs. Lillian Brown ana
Jacob, William and Ceorge. Funeral
takes place at his late residence, 690
"West 174th st., at 2 p. m., Sunuay, Julv
SICKEL?John Frust, beloved husband of
Emily de Russy Slckel and brother of
W. G. Sickel, of New York, on Sunday,
June 26, at his residence, ?vanston, ili.
interment at Detroit, M.eh.. June 30.
SYMINGTON?On July 2, 1921, at the White
Plains Hospital. Havelock Symington, In
his 64th yoar. Funeral services will be
held at tfte Grace Episcopal Church.
White Plains, N. Y., on Tuesday, July 6,
at 10 o'clock.
? TOWER?On June 30, 1921, at Ea--'
Moriches, N. Y., George N. Tower, ?is"
71, beloved husband of Louise C. Tower.
Services at ?att Moriches, Sunday, at -
WAKNKEN?On June SO, after a ?h?rt
illness, Herman W,, in his 49th year, b?
loved husband of Anna and father of
Herman Jr. and Annla Warnkoa. Fu?
neral services at his late residence, 143
Shell Bank Place. Rockville Center, Sun?
day, at 2 o'clock.
WENZEL?Suddenly, on July L Theodora
H., beloved wife of Alfred w. Wenie!
age 42. Funeral service? at her late
residence, 271 Ogden av., Jersey City,
July 3. Interment private.
WIIITLOCK?On Friday, July 1, 1921.
Thomas Wells, aged 45 years, husbana
of the late Mary Mlllicent Whltlock
Funeral service from A. Stanley C?jase
Chapel, 524 Orange st., Newark, N. J..
Tuesday, July 5, at 2 p. m. Interment
at convenience of family.
WILLIAMS?Suddenly, at Clifton Springs,
N. Y., July 1, 1921, George H. Williams.
Funeral service? will be held at his latj
residence, 768 Springfield av.. Summit.
N. J., on Tuesday. July 6, at 3:30.
WINTERMTZ?Sofi>, the wife of the lat
Dr. Ephraim Winternltz. Funeral serv?
ices Sunday morning at 11 o'clock, Mill
heiser's Chapel, 1460 Lexington av.
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